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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 12:59 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Been reading a few threads. Looks like there are...

Been reading a few threads. Looks like there are at least two different forks. The “round opening “ one like mine for the dog dish. And the “pin” type for the flat flywheel? Definitely some question...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 08:28 PM
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https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-MfJvw7W...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-MfJvw7W/0/bf87fb00/M/F2DD78C6-0B68-4613-9B32-78229E93EFF5-M.jpg

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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:46 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
About four weeks until the thanksgiving trip to...

About four weeks until the thanksgiving trip to SF. Family nervously dropping hints such as: ďIím really looking forward to road tripping the Volvo with the family.Ē
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:40 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Thx. I lay awake thinking deep thoughts. Such as:...

Thx. I lay awake thinking deep thoughts. Such as: If we are supposed to have 4 bar of pressure, why is there a 3 bar gauge? And: What is Johnís chicken fetish all about?
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:36 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Iíd be happy with a new bicycle...

Iíd be happy with a new bicycle...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:34 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Pulling the trans again: Yoshi T/O bearing,...

Pulling the trans again: Yoshi T/O bearing, install unreachable screw in an exhaust heat shield, check for possible rear main seal leak.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:32 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Nice headlights. ...

Nice headlights.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-KWcz3Zc/0/ccc5580b/M/1F77AA4B-3C84-49F5-9853-7582BDDF31BA-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 12:34 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Elijah Craig is pretty good.

Elijah Craig is pretty good.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 12:33 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
I tried 5 quarts in the sump. But now the car...

I tried 5 quarts in the sump. But now the car pulls left when I hit the brakes.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 12:31 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Think Iíll put the new amp under the passenger...

Think Iíll put the new amp under the passenger front seat. Since the seat heater is gone (race car!), this will keep the Mrs. comfortable.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 12:28 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Found a sweet speaker wire connector kit at Best...

Found a sweet speaker wire connector kit at Best Buy today. Gold plated because, well, I donít know. But it has that tiny female flat connector for the negative (or is it positive?) speaker...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 12:24 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
If you were a real friend you would have told me...

If you were a real friend you would have told me to buy a nice, running, turbo wagon for cheap. Oh wait. You did.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 12:21 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
More expensive. Which is why chicks dig them.

More expensive. Which is why chicks dig them.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 12:20 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Can I put a screamer pipe on an internal WG?

Can I put a screamer pipe on an internal WG?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 11:59 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Iím getting a Hakosuka.

Iím getting a Hakosuka.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 11:56 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Why would any sane person subject themselves to...

Why would any sane person subject themselves to such frustration?

New, used, drain tube arrived. Pick up the o-ring gasket tomorrow.

Ordered an amp for the stereo. Because. Donít tell my...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 01:11 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
What are we typically seeing for hot oil pressure...

What are we typically seeing for hot oil pressure at idle?

First time Iíve had a gauge in the car. Currently running a 5 bar. I have a 3 bar.

Thx.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 11:38 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Yoshi T/O bearing arrived. Different drain tube...

Yoshi T/O bearing arrived. Different drain tube on the way. Gasket with an O-ring ordered. Plumbed the BOV to vent back into the intake. Looks silly, but works great. Awesome 2nd / 3rd gear pulls...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 12:54 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Is there a benefit to having the return spring on...

Is there a benefit to having the return spring on the clutch fork vs on the pedal?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 12:22 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=42pgr3G8piM

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=42pgr3G8piM
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 05:55 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Suddenly I feel the need to drill a bunch of big...

Suddenly I feel the need to drill a bunch of big holes in the front bumper...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 12:45 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Thx!

Thx!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Do you think that the oil being above the gasket...

Do you think that the oil being above the gasket (sigh) indicates anything useful? Going to pick up a new gasket tomorrow.

I was hesitant to use any sealant in such a hot location.

I’ve got a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 09:28 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Ideas?

Ideas?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 09:24 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-n6BmHkJ...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-n6BmHkJ/0/e1df3f61/L/A1C425A7-74C1-4E2B-83B1-B297711EFE1F-M.jpg

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Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 07:29 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Found this at IPD for an M46. ...

Found this at IPD for an M46.

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/10499/122057-clutch-fork
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 07:23 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
LOL. I see Yoshi has a special T/O bearing. But...

LOL. I see Yoshi has a special T/O bearing. But the fork is likely cheaper.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 05:16 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Is the clutch fork different between the dog dish...

Is the clutch fork different between the dog dish and the flat wheel? My pedal is low now.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 10:58 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
:lol::lol:

:lol::lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 06:39 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Thanks guys. As I tell the curious when they ask...

Thanks guys. As I tell the curious when they ask about the car: "The Volvo 240 series is a higher form of automotive transport."

Going to test her legs weekend after next and run up to Tacoma for...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2018, 11:41 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
First real drive! Quieter. More torque. Saw a max...

First real drive! Quieter. More torque. Saw a max of 6 psi.

Really fun. Pulled a gear higher coming up the hill on the way home.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2018, 11:29 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Spent the day pulling the turbo. Found that the...

Spent the day pulling the turbo. Found that the bolts i used for the drain flange were too long and bottomed out before applying full clamp force.

With my now 20/20 hindsight, I could have saved...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 04:17 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 01:23 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Rock n roll.

Rock n roll.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 10:45 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
BOV again... When I plumb the BOV "exhaust"...

BOV again...

When I plumb the BOV "exhaust" back to the intake side of the turbo, after the AFM, will this create a problem for the catch-can plumbed to the same place? Will the intermittent...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 10:16 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Well.... I thought the coolant leak was the...

Well....

I thought the coolant leak was the lower rad hose "T." Turns out it's the one above that. Oh well.

Yeah, 99% it's the turbo drain. I've got a spare AN line someplace. Wonder if this...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 08:30 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
This is huge! The wife and drove the (now idling)...

This is huge! The wife and drove the (now idling) car around the block! Only took 2.5 months! Coolant still leaking. Oil leak makes her smoke like train.

To do: wire tach, figure out why temp...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 07:28 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Boom baby! I am good...

Boom baby! I am good...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 07:00 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Thoughts on (what I will call) BOV's: It is...

Thoughts on (what I will call) BOV's:

It is good to vent the turbo pressure spike that occurs when the throttle snaps shut: A) because it's better for the turbo, and B) because it sounds cool.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 10:36 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
I think I got the coolant leak. Blue floor mats...

I think I got the coolant leak. Blue floor mats in a blue interior look sweet. Try and get after the oil leak today. Still no idle. Clutch cable adjuster is a long way out after going from dish to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2018, 11:50 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Leak is at the turbo. Will try your suggestion....

Leak is at the turbo. Will try your suggestion. Is a braided line better?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2018, 06:35 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
That would be great! We can wire the waste-gates...

That would be great! We can wire the waste-gates closed and see which wagon blows first.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2018, 06:34 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Still on stands. Leaks oil pretty good at the...

Still on stands. Leaks oil pretty good at the turbo drain gasket. And coolant at the lower hose "T."

Probably knock out the coolant leak tonight. I think that the oil drain tube got tweaked while...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2018, 11:08 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Is that a factory wheel? What cars did they come...

Is that a factory wheel? What cars did they come in?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2018, 11:29 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
And John set me up with these sweet factory...

And John set me up with these sweet factory trays.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-JkrDxQ3/0/3cbb6b0c/M/E7B7957C-79F0-4736-BD05-804F7A7D20D7-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2018, 11:21 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Coolant leaks / oil leaks. Oil pressure gauge...

Coolant leaks / oil leaks. Oil pressure gauge working. Won't idle.

Took the MINI up to the Griot's Swedish car show in Tacoma. Hung out with John, got to meet Brandon. Had a blast.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2018, 08:52 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Oh nooo!

Oh nooo!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2018, 12:20 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
So cool.

So cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2018, 11:40 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Lol. You had me double checking the video. Yeah,...

Lol. You had me double checking the video. Yeah, my wife was in the wings, fingers crossed that this would be the fix.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2018, 11:48 PM
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Views: 218,012
Posted By LC4CARL
https://youtu.be/nSaa7OttjgU

https://youtu.be/nSaa7OttjgU
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