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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,199
Posted By Wren
I've never had a problem getting it on, even...

I've never had a problem getting it on, even working in the confines of the trunk when attaching it to the sender. I started using it when a customer was headed out of town and there wasn't any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,375
Posted By Wren
:lol::lol::lol: I measured the ones that I kept...

:lol::lol::lol:
I measured the ones that I kept hitting my head on. 66"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,199
Posted By Wren
Which is perfectly acceptable for between the...

Which is perfectly acceptable for between the fuel sender and the input of the main pump as fuel is under low pressure at that point. I've been running this setup on various cars for years.


...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,375
Posted By Wren
The 2x4's are mine, but the brackets look like...

The 2x4's are mine, but the brackets look like these:
https://i.pinimg.com/564x/93/9a/c9/939ac9768c7fb3537a9ea969753938b5.jpg




They also make adapter rings that allow one to use round...
Forum: events 06-26-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,407
Posted By Wren
Oh, man. Mountain Meet has become the only thing...

Oh, man. Mountain Meet has become the only thing that has helped me make it through the Summer in recent years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,375
Posted By Wren
My friend's bars must be longer than 58". He...

My friend's bars must be longer than 58". He brought the car to me to work on it and I kept hitting my damned head on the things when I exited. I told him not to bring it back with the rack on it. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Wren
Well that's unfortunate. They should take down...

Well that's unfortunate. They should take down their website. What happened to them?

I'd put one of my used racks in it if it were my car, but it isn't, so a reman will have to do.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Wren
'90 740 Needs New Rack

I've got a '90 740 in the shop that needs a new steering rack. What's the best current option as far as a supplier? I tried to call Jorgen Auto, but either they are out of business or are having...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,375
Posted By Wren
Tough to beat that deal. The only downside to to...

Tough to beat that deal. The only downside to to the long bars is that it's easy to hit one's head when exiting the car.
Forum: events 06-22-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,811
Posted By Wren
Not sure how missed this last one....

Not sure how missed this last one....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,481
Posted By Wren
Gates makes fittings that can be crimped in-line...

Gates makes fittings that can be crimped in-line that contains a high (or low) side port.

Woe betide anyone who needs an NLA 93 low side hose. I've never seen a stock one that didn't have cracked...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Wren
Take the head mount distributor and throw it as...

Take the head mount distributor and throw it as far as you can.

Also, the coolant temp sensor is different from LH2.2 to 2.4, so make sure you get the right one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,199
Posted By Wren
I use Gates 7/16" fuel hose for that one. Fits...

I use Gates 7/16" fuel hose for that one. Fits and works great on probably 15 or 20 cars now. Go to a big truck parts supply and they should have it on the shelf for sale by the foot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Wren
I'm not an expert on those IRS cars, but I will...

I'm not an expert on those IRS cars, but I will tell you that a buddy bought the IPD Nivomat deletion conversion kit and was very disappointed. He ended up buying shocks/springs from Kaplenke Racing...
Forum: events 03-27-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,625
Posted By Wren
Well the wedding that was the reason that I...

Well the wedding that was the reason that I couldn't come has been postponed to August. I would love to ride up when this whole mess is over.
Forum: events 03-27-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 46,483
Posted By Wren
I agree and think wait and see would be the best...

I agree and think wait and see would be the best approach. Maybe have something mid-May if April doesn't' pan out?

As long as the number of new cases announced per day continues to climb, I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By Wren
Find a good used one?

Find a good used one?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wren
LH2.4 will be looking for a speed signal. It...

LH2.4 will be looking for a speed signal. It won't throw a code, but from what I understand it affects the way the car runs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By Wren
I just pulled a clutch setup from an '89...

I just pulled a clutch setup from an '89 Rex/Regina 740 junker that had a cable clutch setup. Interestingly enough, it also had the old-style, solid motor mounts. I thought they stopped using those...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By Wren
This is completely wrong. 1985 240s absolutely...

This is completely wrong. 1985 240s absolutely came with LH 2.2. There's one sitting in front of my shop. 007 AMM, etc. 240s with 2.2 didn't get EZK ignition either, they got Chrysler ignition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Wren
I've got a couple of good take offs. Send me a PM...

I've got a couple of good take offs. Send me a PM if you're interested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,415
Posted By Wren
A buddy had a '90 model that took us a couple of...

A buddy had a '90 model that took us a couple of Sundays to get sorted out. The book I offered has a step-by-step diagnostic procedure that finally got us back on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,046
Posted By Wren
I said the best ones I found, not the best ones...

I said the best ones I found, not the best ones ever made. I don't think that any of them are perfect, but there are several that are usable. The ones mentioned above have stayed in the wheel for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,270
Posted By Wren
For an NA setup, I think you would be happier...

For an NA setup, I think you would be happier with the B23 vs. the B21. 200cc's more displacement and a good bit higher compression makes for a noticeable difference in power. I had an '82 with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,046
Posted By Wren
The best ones I found were PN 8646379. ...

The best ones I found were PN 8646379.

https://parts.volvocarslisle.com/p/42818587/30666913.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,415
Posted By Wren
I've got a 700-series ignition greenbook that...

I've got a 700-series ignition greenbook that I'll email you if you PM me with your email address.
Forum: events 01-09-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,625
Posted By Wren
I'd love to come up, but I've got a wedding to go...

I'd love to come up, but I've got a wedding to go to that weekend. See y'all at SE!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By Wren
I got to say that I used 1/2" NPT threads on the...

I got to say that I used 1/2" NPT threads on the block boss that I drilled for the drain on the 240 I did a +T on and it's been dry as a bone for 5 years now. I did use Eaton pipe dope on the...
Forum: events 12-21-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,741
Posted By Wren
I'm game.

I'm game.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,467
Posted By Wren
Watch all of the videos on this page: ...

Watch all of the videos on this page:

http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/cast-aluminum-welding.html
Forum: events 11-05-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 46,483
Posted By Wren
As long as it's not the weekend of April 4th, I'm...

As long as it's not the weekend of April 4th, I'm good with any time.
Forum: events 10-02-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
Thanks for all of the help with the fryer, Tom....

Thanks for all of the help with the fryer, Tom. Looking forward to hanging out with you again at SE.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 210,142
Posted By Wren
Let me know when the work day is and I'll come...

Let me know when the work day is and I'll come pitch in.
Forum: events 09-23-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
I was just thinking about that today....

I was just thinking about that today....
Forum: events 09-18-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
:lol::lol::lol: My chili will be making a...

:lol::lol::lol:

My chili will be making a return engagement.



Looks like it's shaping up to be an all-star cast this year.

One Week!
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
I'll take 2 lbs. please.

I'll take 2 lbs. please.
Forum: events 08-28-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
Four weeks.

Four weeks.
Forum: events 08-27-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
Wednesday unless we can start on Tuesday. It's...

Wednesday unless we can start on Tuesday. It's been one hot-ass Summer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,059
Posted By Wren
I'm late to the party here, but I was under the...

I'm late to the party here, but I was under the impression that the dogdish clutch fork is different than the one used on the flat flywheels with the gas engines. I would imagine that the ones for a...
Forum: events 07-24-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
200K BTU <iframe width="560" height="315"...

200K BTU


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6j0VxJncSqA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: events 07-24-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
It's a tater tot's worst nightmare. .

It's a tater tot's worst nightmare.


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Forum: events 07-22-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
You misspelled Meat again.

You misspelled Meat again.
Forum: events 07-20-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
Man, you're out of the loop.

Man, you're out of the loop.
Forum: events 07-19-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 86,567
Posted By Wren
We could do some beef brisket on my Weber. ...

We could do some beef brisket on my Weber.



Hard to argue with results.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,015
Posted By Wren
The best piece of advice regarding 2/7/9 sunroofs...

The best piece of advice regarding 2/7/9 sunroofs is once it's closed, disconnect the switch and leave it that way. You're opening a Pandora's box trying to get them sorted out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By Wren
PM your email address and I'll send you what I...

PM your email address and I'll send you what I have.
Are you using EZK or Chrysler ignition? Turbo or non-turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,374
Posted By Wren
Are you sure about that? I think the 4's use a...

Are you sure about that? I think the 4's use a different bellhousing than the 5 and 6's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By Wren
Unless it's a '93, which uses metric threads on...

Unless it's a '93, which uses metric threads on the inlet/outlet of the accumulator, all of them are standard AC fittings.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,736
Posted By Wren
7/9's ran the fan/water pump off a single belt. ...

7/9's ran the fan/water pump off a single belt. The only disadvantage I see to that system is that if one is cruising along the highway and the power steering belt breaks, there's not going to be an...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,736
Posted By Wren
I agree that swapping to a 7/9 layout is...

I agree that swapping to a 7/9 layout is relatively easy. An added benefit is that the alternator gets relocated to the cold side of the engine.
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