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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That's awesome! Even rocking the yellow-ed out...

That's awesome! Even rocking the yellow-ed out headlights.

Any underhood pics floating around?
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,472
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Based on the timing belt movement, I’d also...

Based on the timing belt movement, I’d also suspect the starter. Looks like it is moving very slowly.

Where did you get the starter? Maybe it is just a bad unit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
These transmissions did not have an external...

These transmissions did not have an external heatsink.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,977
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
-replaced the 240T muffler & tailpipe with a 2.5"...

-replaced the 240T muffler & tailpipe with a 2.5" Dynomax 17222 Ultra-Flow muffler and a 90* bend & tailpipe from Advance Auto. I did this mainly to make the exhaust a bit louder. It now has a deeper...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,384
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you know what diff ratio you have? My 79 was...

Do you know what diff ratio you have?
My 79 was a M45 w/ 3.91...not too bad around town, but not fun on the hwy.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,384
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice find!

Nice find!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Possible spots for a clutch squeak to occur: ...

Possible spots for a clutch squeak to occur:
-pedal pivot in pedal box under dash
-pedal to master cyl attachment under dash
-slave cyl push rod to clutch fork
-clutch fork to pivot ball
-clutch...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How is your fuel delivery? Pumps ok?

How is your fuel delivery? Pumps ok?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 186,400
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Forgive me if it's obvious, but for your external...

Forgive me if it's obvious, but for your external wastegate, did you cut a hole in your turbine housing and weld in the mount for the gate?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 186,400
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice updates! Good work. What is your...

Nice updates! Good work.

What is your driveshaft setup? 1pc / 2pc? Adapter?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 31,052
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks good! I’m digging the Fuchs wheels.

Looks good! I’m digging the Fuchs wheels.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That is how my brackets look as well... ...

That is how my brackets look as well...

https://i.imgur.com/8B4WzzLl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you sure that the cotter pin isn’t stuck in...

Are you sure that the cotter pin isn’t stuck in there?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Congrats on the +T! -I cut off the little...

Congrats on the +T!

-I cut off the little "hook" on the underside of the lower rubber mounts to allow them to sit better in the sheetmetal. What upper brackets are you using? 240T? 740T? They are...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,977
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks! It's been a mostly fun process. I had a...

Thanks! It's been a mostly fun process. I had a minor oil leak at the turbo oil feed and drain when I first got things put together. The feed leak was due to my error in making a braided hose and the...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
wow, impressive attention to detail...here's an...

wow, impressive attention to detail...here's an article with some more pics

https://www.fuelcurve.com/1978-volvo-262-c/
...
Forum: website & board 09-07-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 689
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
welcome to Tbricks!

welcome to Tbricks!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,977
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks! :cheers:

Thanks! :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,977
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks! Thanks! Thanks!...

Thanks!



Thanks!



Thanks! Glad to contribute to the community.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
IMO...the series of small holes around the...

IMO...the series of small holes around the diameter of the base of the Kinugawa valve says that it vents to atmosphere.

The Forge FMDVRMR looks like a beefier version of the stock valve that will...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
http://www.ardideas.com/TD04HL-Compressor-Bypass-V...

http://www.ardideas.com/TD04HL-Compressor-Bypass-Valve-upgrade_p_2220.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,593
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Something else to consider is to clean and...

Something else to consider is to clean and re-apply thermal paste between the powerstage and the heat sink. Under normal operation the powerstage generates some heat and it's important that it has...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/10007/121388-compr...

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/10007/121388-compressor-bypass-valve-cbv-block-off-plate

Available elsewhere too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
On my 79 I ran water into the cowl vent at the...

On my 79 I ran water into the cowl vent at the base of the windshield while probing the small drain openings under the rocker panel with a straightened coat hanger. Got a surprising amount of junk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Leaky windshield seal? I’ve used a coat...

Leaky windshield seal?

I’ve used a coat hangar to clear leaves from the cowl drain.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^that's a nifty product. Side...

^^that's a nifty product.


Side note...help me understand your vacuum line routing at the turbo. The boost reference port on the compressor housing should go to the wastegate actuator (or MBC),...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ah sorry, I misunderstood. The MAF sensor is...

Ah sorry, I misunderstood.

The MAF sensor is different.

The non-electrical parts (FPR, downpipe, manifold, oil cooler, coolant bottle, etc) will swap right over to your setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Why do you want to switch from LH2.2 to LH2.4? ...

Why do you want to switch from LH2.2 to LH2.4?

From an engine management perspective in your current 2.2 setup, you just need to change the fuel computer under the dash from the n/a computer to a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
http://www.partfinderelite.com/ Put in your car...

http://www.partfinderelite.com/
Put in your car details to find the right belts...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Orange tops = 0 280 150 785

Orange tops = 0 280 150 785
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The common theme that I have read (and...

The common theme that I have read (and experienced) is mainly that the T5 rattles at idle and tends to have a decel rattle at a certain rpm band (harmonics). There are many variables and personal...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Mustang_SVO#Tur...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Mustang_SVO#Turbocharged_power
SVO/Turbocoupe were rated for ~200hp/240tq.

The 4-cyl T5 gear ratios are not much different than an M46. Some of the benefit of a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yup sounds ok.

Yup sounds ok.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,977
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I checked tonight and at a warm idle, I'm getting...

I checked tonight and at a warm idle, I'm getting a steady 13.4v at the battery with the headlights on (stock 80A alternator). I think this is slightly lower than the last time I checked the voltage...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,840
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Sorry for your luck with the driveline vibes. I...

Sorry for your luck with the driveline vibes. I will say that I had almost the same experience as you did when I added the Spicer center carrier and Aerostar yoke to a 2pc driveshaft in my...
Forum: showroom 08-25-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 790,757
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
15x6 Aries 195/60-15 tires ...

15x6 Aries
195/60-15 tires

https://i.imgur.com/ZkLTEH0l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 38,977
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Issue 1) Erratic boost behavior -WGA bracket...

Issue 1) Erratic boost behavior
-WGA bracket was flexing under WG preload, shimmed it to remove flex
-removed MBC and added a stiffer WGA spring (trial and error, the Kinugawa springs are not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You could also try using a left-handed drill bit.

You could also try using a left-handed drill bit.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-22-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Is the car/electronics still hot from idling for...

Is the car/electronics still hot from idling for 1hr? Have you let it cool down and tried again?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Where is the broken bolt? Sometimes you can...

Where is the broken bolt?

Sometimes you can use a Dremel to cut a slot in the exposed broken bolt and use a screwdriver to turn it out if it broke off b/c of being over torqued. PB Blaster and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
To clarify further...the Volvo OE sandwich plate...

To clarify further...the Volvo OE sandwich plate requires a LONGER stud in the oil filter location. It appears that you are using an alternate solution where the SHORTER n/a stud will work.

I only...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you piecing together oil cooler components or...

Are you piecing together oil cooler components or did you pull an entire system from a 240T car or 740T car?

You certainly could do a temporary mounting behind the bumper, but that will be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This stuff works well for slip fit joints. ...

This stuff works well for slip fit joints.
https://www.amazon.com/Walker-35959-Hardware-Sealing-Compound/dp/B000CQDL94
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Since you have a 240 and a block-mounted...

Since you have a 240 and a block-mounted distributor, it doesn't matter if you have a cam with or without the slot for the head-mounted distributor (doesn't work the other way around tho).

Make...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
From the TP30156 Greenbook: ...

From the TP30156 Greenbook:

https://i.imgur.com/Pejiyzx.png
https://i.imgur.com/EcSTfpB.png
https://i.imgur.com/jzXWceO.png
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^it is best to check while you're in there. I've...

^^it is best to check while you're in there. I've swapped between factory cams and had to reshim some valves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I wouldn’t have a problem running an aftermarket...

I wouldn’t have a problem running an aftermarket FPR, but first, I’d post in the wanted section with the part number you are looking for and someone will likely have a good used one for you for less...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you recall if there is a hall sensor inside...

Do you recall if there is a hall sensor inside the distributor? Or do you recall there being plastic plug w/ electrical connector on the side of the distributor? If so, you have EZ-117K (aka EZK...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The 13C uses a flat back wheel. The super...

The 13C uses a flat back wheel.

The super back wheel is on the <del>15G(?)</del> and 16T, etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What turbo do you have? I assume 13C, but confirm...

What turbo do you have? I assume 13C, but confirm via the ID plate on the compressor housing.
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