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Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Redwood Chair
Sell the 164 manual junk and buy yourself a nice...

Sell the 164 manual junk and buy yourself a nice 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Redwood Chair
Roy probably has an OG tank, I'd PM him first.

Roy probably has an OG tank, I'd PM him first.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: The 3" AMM is probably worth more than...

:lol:

The 3" AMM is probably worth more than that engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
Old Volvo Not On Fire

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/AXeGSzZTb30" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://forums.turbobricks.com/newthread.php?do=ne...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/newthread.php?do=newthread&f=14
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,775
Posted By Redwood Chair
Depends on how long the cone is.

Depends on how long the cone is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Redwood Chair
If you don't mind the 32# weight and expensive...

If you don't mind the 32# weight and expensive clutch kit yes.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,775
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://www.mandrelbends.com/transitions-forms/tran...

http://www.mandrelbends.com/transitions-forms/transition-cones/mild-steel/2-25-to-3-00-mild-steel-16-gauge-transition-cone.html
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.ultimatespecs.com/car-specs/Volvo/4589...

https://www.ultimatespecs.com/car-specs/Volvo/4589/Volvo-940-23-Turbo.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Redwood Chair
Restore it to stock.

Restore it to stock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Redwood Chair
Not too sure I'd sell off a reliable DD to rely...

Not too sure I'd sell off a reliable DD to rely on a molested 240.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,743
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: It's better in every way.

:uh:

It's better in every way.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By Redwood Chair
The repops are cheap enough I don't see why not...

The repops are cheap enough I don't see why not replace them.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
No but David Bowie did. Automotive ...

No but David Bowie did.

Automotive

David Bowie's 1981 Volvo 262C Bertone Coupe sells for $216K at Swiss auction (https://www.mlive.com/auto/2018/01/david_bowies_1981_volvo_262c_b.html)
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: The Italian bordello leather interior...

:nod:

The Italian bordello leather interior was sooo trendy back in the 80's.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
When you're smart enough to know that a 4 speed...

When you're smart enough to know that a 4 speed with OD is an M46.


But basically you don't because it's so obscure.

:-P

Pilot bearing,bell housing, flywheel, and clutch stuff is different...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.volvobertone.com/262prod.html

https://www.volvobertone.com/262prod.html
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes there is an engine code but nothing for the...

Yes there is an engine code but nothing for the transmission in the VIN as I have already stated..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
The transmission codes haven't been integrated...

The transmission codes haven't been integrated into the VINs since 140s.

Short of pulling the build sheet from Corporate Volvo :lol: there's no way to know.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
Six-cylinder PRV The 260 models had a...

Six-cylinder PRV
The 260 models had a completely new 90-degree V6 B27E engine, sometimes called the "Douvrin".[8][20] This engine was developed jointly by Peugeot, Renault and Volvo in...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
So an 1800 guy huh? A little bit odd but now...

So an 1800 guy huh?

A little bit odd but now you want to become a full blown PRVert too?

https://gifimage.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/chris-hansen-gif-6.gif


:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
Something something top end oil starvation...

Something something top end oil starvation Peugeot Renault Volvo turd go BOOM!

Of course they fixed it on the later 6cyl engines but the damage to the 6cyl's reputation was done.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
Whelp yea like I said good luck finding those...

Whelp yea like I said good luck finding those parts or a parts car since 95%+ of them were autos, and the PRV's usually suffered a horrible dino oil related death right around 100-120K miles, or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
To be fair the B21FT swap wasn't any more...

To be fair the B21FT swap wasn't any more powerful than the PRV but usually it was done on cars with a PRV that had already given up the ghost so the chop top abomination lived on.

:e-shrug:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://media.giphy.com/media/JqpbEVBmryvN6/giphy....

https://media.giphy.com/media/JqpbEVBmryvN6/giphy.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
Back in the day the most common swap was a B21FT...

Back in the day the most common swap was a B21FT out of a wrecked 240T since they're both K-jet cars.

Park the cars side by side and move everything in the engine bay over then do the pedal box.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes they are not.

Yes they are not.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Good luck with that the clutch pedal...

:nod:

Good luck with that the clutch pedal is worth more than the PRV / M46 bell housing or transmission.

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By Redwood Chair
I am close to buying a 262 Bertone 80 and have a...

I am close to buying a 262 Bertone 80 and have a few questions I hope someone can help with.

1. Engine seems pretty strong for its time 150+HP can the V6 be improved with a turbo or other kits?
...
Forum: events 03-12-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,183
Posted By Redwood Chair
Dear Volvo friends, We hope everyone is...

Dear Volvo friends,

We hope everyone is having a safe and healthy 2021. It was extremely hard not being able to see all of our incredible Volvo friends during 2020. Even though we were not able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: You don't find those in the PnP for...

:nod:

You don't find those in the PnP for $60.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol typical old Volvo part static price for the...

Lol typical old Volvo part static price for the last ~20 years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Redwood Chair
Does it close easier if you lift the end of the...

Does it close easier if you lift the end of the door up as you shut it?

[Sagging hinges & / striker adjustment?]
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
I know what you meant but there would still be a...

I know what you meant but there would still be a big lump in the leading edge of the hood.


Maybe you're just having trouble envisioning how it will come out?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol dude did you even look at your car? The...

Lol dude did you even look at your car?

The entire center section of a flathood is an innie not an outie with a dip in the back.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol people were swapping to the new 'formal' hood...

Lol people were swapping to the new 'formal' hood back in the day to update their cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: That's a ~10 year old price, but yea...

:nod:

That's a ~10 year old price, but yea if anywhere it's on the West Coast.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
flat hood on a 91 245?...

flat hood on a 91 245? (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=208362&highlight=hood)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
It's been done but apparently you already have...

It's been done but apparently you already have the correct cowl.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: That's just the shipping. Like I...

:uh:

That's just the shipping.

Like I said IF you can find someone willing to box / crate it and assume the risks involved in shipping such an awkward box.

<-- NB4 'Greyhound' yea no they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: 86+ hoods are 'snubnose' not flathood...

:nod:

86+ hoods are 'snubnose' not flathood anyway.

And an opposite gapped mismatch at the cowl anyway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Redwood Chair
They're very thin on the ground now, and at least...

They're very thin on the ground now, and at least $1K to ship if you can find someone willing box / crate it.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By Redwood Chair
Wanted...

Wanted (https://forums.turbobricks.com/newthread.php?do=newthread&f=14) is your frien.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By Redwood Chair
Plus Tee D-jet Airbox...

Plus Tee D-jet Airbox (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=344289)

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh136/redwoodchair/140%20parts/D-jet%20Airbox%201_zpsx6zhmwhr.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=51864...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5186468&postcount=48

http://puddle.ca/~sim/volvo/Snot_Rocket/Airbox/Plumbed_in.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Between 'adjusting' the boxes....

:nod:

Between 'adjusting' the boxes. lowering the cars and all the miles on the 140s there aren't many good steering boxes left, plus the parts to rebuild them haven't been available for many many...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Redwood Chair
I'd suspect the rubber bushings in the lower...

I'd suspect the rubber bushings in the lower linkage.

The box doesn't usually deteriorate quickly and if you tighten it the tiniest bit too much it will sh!t the bed permanently soon thereafter...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By Redwood Chair
The 240 Turbo KD cable is different dunno about...

The 240 Turbo KD cable is different dunno about the NA k-jet one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Redwood Chair
It's locking look at the hole in the back of the...

It's locking look at the hole in the back of the knob.

Also there's no rubber pad / strip between the foot and the paint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,667
Posted By Redwood Chair
It's garbage if the filler lip is bent up and...

It's garbage if the filler lip is bent up and doesn't hold the pressure cap nitrogen test.
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