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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By volvowagoon
The issue here was rust. It was kinda siezed...

The issue here was rust. It was kinda siezed into both the hub and the trans. I just needed a pry bar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By volvowagoon
No worries. I got it. It took some prying and...

No worries. I got it. It took some prying and hammering to overcome the rust build-up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By volvowagoon
C30 Right Axle Removal

I keep hearing that it's supposed to slide right out of the trans once the support bearing bracket is removed and the axle removed from the hub. This doesn't seem to be the case though. The new one...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,888
Posted By volvowagoon
You're welcome!

You're welcome!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 107,916
Posted By volvowagoon
Not working for me either :/

Not working for me either :/
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,888
Posted By volvowagoon
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
Thanks for the ideas. I can get hose, fittings,...

Thanks for the ideas. I can get hose, fittings, and a gauge from work at no cost, so I might as well just give it a quick check.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
I would love to have a Tech II and the Snap-On...

I would love to have a Tech II and the Snap-On unit. I've had a lot of fun with both. The Snap-On is better for the European cars, but its suprising how much the Tech II can do on almost anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
Update The same light has not come back;...

Update

The same light has not come back; however, the little stumbles that happened right before the message was presented have gotten more severe and more frequent. I got an actual CEL today...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
The dash doesn't say anything other than the...

The dash doesn't say anything other than the message in the title. It really SHOULD have a deeper explanation when you hit the read button, but Volvo just wants us to take the car into the dealer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
These cars are so goofy. Thanks. Now I really...

These cars are so goofy. Thanks. Now I really want the light to come back, and recheck everything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
So THATS why I couldn't find one! I agree. ...

So THATS why I couldn't find one! I agree. That's dumb considering.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
Interesting. You didn't get an oil light?

Interesting. You didn't get an oil light?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
Thanks for the insight. Do all of these red...

Thanks for the insight. Do all of these red exclamation points come with a code? My Actron isn't reading anything, but it's nothing special. I've been looking for an excuse to get a nicer scan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
kbyeeeee

kbyeeeee
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
I may have got the answer already. I found that...

I may have got the answer already. I found that low coolant is a possibility for for that light and message to come on. My system must have burped a good bubble since I changed the timing belt and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
What else am I supposed to do? Pull over and...

What else am I supposed to do? Pull over and call roadside? It was running just fine, so I pulled over at the nearest exit. No codes stored.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,038
Posted By volvowagoon
"Engine System Service Urgent" 2010 C30

That message and a red exclaimation point popped up about a month ago, but the engine ran perfectly fine. I unplugged the battery for a few minutes while I pumped gas, plugged it back in, and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,888
Posted By volvowagoon
Those are some cool old school parts you picked...

Those are some cool old school parts you picked up! Good luck with the restoration. I look forward to following your progress.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,888
Posted By volvowagoon
Holy crap! A reason for me to come back to...

Holy crap! A reason for me to come back to Tbricks! The only thing from my Volvo liquidation that I refused to sell was a 3800 swap kit. I'll be following your progress as I hope to do something...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,934
Posted By volvowagoon
Sounds like a neat build, but we can't see...

Sounds like a neat build, but we can't see anything.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,661
Posted By volvowagoon
Oh my.... I love your wheel choice! This is...

Oh my.... I love your wheel choice! This is going to be one bad looking beast! It's so much cooler that that your keeping it Volvo powered too. Good luck! Staying tuned
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 107,916
Posted By volvowagoon
Keep it up man! This is looking great!

Keep it up man! This is looking great!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 215,238
Posted By volvowagoon
Enjoy! It was a pleasure doing business with...

Enjoy! It was a pleasure doing business with you, and I look forward to seeing you do two wheel peels.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,989
Posted By volvowagoon
I don't think I've ever seen this thread. I love...

I don't think I've ever seen this thread. I love it! I'm glad there are others who don't hate autos.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By volvowagoon
Yup. Don't like mine. Needs to be taken off to...

Yup. Don't like mine. Needs to be taken off to adjust too.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,284
Posted By volvowagoon
Get the ones Ben makes! They look really nice,...

Get the ones Ben makes! They look really nice, and I'd hate to see this car get ghetto looking speakers like mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By volvowagoon
Mine retain the stock bracket. What kind of...

Mine retain the stock bracket. What kind of coilovers do you have?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 84,972
Posted By volvowagoon
Yeah you're going to want those caps unless you...

Yeah you're going to want those caps unless you want to spend way more in the machine shop than the head is worth. Your caps aren't going to align properly
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,595
Posted By volvowagoon
Woohoo! It's not dead yet! Wouldn't it be...

Woohoo! It's not dead yet!

Wouldn't it be easier to use a non k-jet intake and block the k-jet injector bores? I think yoshifab sells the plugs.
Forum: showroom 01-13-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 61,071
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice! Finally seeing precise triangles on a 700!

Nice! Finally seeing precise triangles on a 700!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,939
Posted By volvowagoon
Why not an M90 or M62 off a GM 3800? The...

Why not an M90 or M62 off a GM 3800? The Thunderbird Super Coupe had a short snout version of the M90 as well. They're all over the place, you can get them for $100, you have pulley options, zzp...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,759
Posted By volvowagoon
Now we're talking!

Now we're talking!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,759
Posted By volvowagoon
I think water to air is good for drag racing and...

I think water to air is good for drag racing and that's about it... Once the water gets hot, there's no cooling it down unless you refill the ice tank (if you have that kind) or shut the engine off...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 593,656
Posted By volvowagoon
I ended up just cutting my park brake cables off...

I ended up just cutting my park brake cables off the as-crusty-as-can-be 1030 when I did my 8.8 swap, and I still have no idea how I'm going to replace them.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,149
Posted By volvowagoon
By the way, the bright teal turbo among all the...

By the way, the bright teal turbo among all the black and white really pops! I kinda dig it.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,149
Posted By volvowagoon
I'll admit that I haven't been a fan of your...

I'll admit that I haven't been a fan of your style, but I continue to follow because I appreciate the amount of hard work you have put into this thing. This car is for YOU after all! Nice job.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,987
Posted By volvowagoon
Sweet!! I will certainly be following this build!

Sweet!! I will certainly be following this build!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,493
Posted By volvowagoon
By your reasoning I would just do the V8 because...

By your reasoning I would just do the V8 because they probably aren't as heavy as you think. Plus, the support for V8 swaps is excellent.

I'm planning on running a 3800 simply because I love...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
MOAR! I've seen your build! Beautiful...

MOAR!



I've seen your build! Beautiful car.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
I'm so jealous....

I'm so jealous....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
The GN engine IS a 3.8 (LD5/LC2) which is just an...

The GN engine IS a 3.8 (LD5/LC2) which is just an older version of the 3800s. The Syclone/Typhoon has a 4.3 which is completely unrelated to the 3.8s.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
When you really build the crap out of one it will...

When you really build the crap out of one it will sound someone releasing the windup cord on a can of angry bees... but in a cool certainly not Honda sort of way. :-P
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
There are very few people doing that. The only...

There are very few people doing that. The only reason why you would want the "GN stuff" on there is to make it look semi original. They put similarly shaped tubing, original accessories, and a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
PMing!

PMing!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,275
Posted By volvowagoon
please!!!

please!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By volvowagoon
I would advise against that. That erector set...

I would advise against that. That erector set stuff is not the proper material for the job. Plus, you will vibrate yourself out of the car with solid mounts. If you have scrap 80/20 I'm sure you...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
but really... does anybody know what happened to...

but really... does anybody know what happened to that swap? I remember vividly that it was a L36 out of a Camaro with a massive turbo hanging off of it. The custom crossmember was really nice too. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,844
Posted By volvowagoon
I wish I had snagged that swap from 3800volvo...

I wish I had snagged that swap from 3800volvo when he was selling it a couple years ago. What a steal at only $700. I'd love to have a turbo 3.8 in my car.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,467
Posted By volvowagoon
I hate being the guy to revive a thread... ...

I hate being the guy to revive a thread...

but lets say I have access to a LOT of Swagelok stuff... Would I be able to use compression fittings on the existing tubes? I don't know what material...
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