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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Dan
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Dan
Yes, stretched belt and/or shaved head. I also...

Yes, stretched belt and/or shaved head. I also seem to remember some gears had marks in wrong spot? Someone with a better memory than me will chime in
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,757
Posted By Dan
It's on the low side, but not dangerously low,...

It's on the low side, but not dangerously low, motor is tired, not shot. what weight oil? I used to up the weight or add STP type additive to buy time
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 783
Views: 722,876
Posted By Dan
I had a 77 TR7 back in the 80's was a fun car to...

I had a 77 TR7 back in the 80's was a fun car to drive, liked the interior. Mine was BRG with black interior, sold it before it gave me any real problems
Forum: showroom 06-01-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By Dan
Awesome, Look forward to seeing it move

Awesome, Look forward to seeing it move
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 783
Views: 722,876
Posted By Dan
Is that a TR7 on the lift?

Is that a TR7 on the lift?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,314
Posted By Dan
Later 240s have a fuse on the firewall thats...

Later 240s have a fuse on the firewall thats known for problems if the cover gets cracked etc. Most likely dist, but if newer than 86 I think, check that fuse on the firewall on drivers side
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By Dan
I just take Valve cover off and fill each of the...

I just take Valve cover off and fill each of the pockets with oil. One for each lobe of the cam
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,298
Posted By Dan
7 hours isn't bad for a 28-35 year old car. Lots...

7 hours isn't bad for a 28-35 year old car. Lots of ish to go wrong. If it was new in a shop, I'd say 4-5 hours.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,983
Posted By Dan
I have a HF trans jack, works just fine, used it...

I have a HF trans jack, works just fine, used it on 700 r4's
Forum: events 04-23-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Dan
June 5th Superior, MT

We host a nice car show every June here in Superior. Local hotel is offering 10% off. I got room for a couple of people if needed. Campground just a few miles away. Might be a nice weekend road trip...
Forum: showroom 03-25-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,611
Views: 2,086,098
Posted By Dan
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3682
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,517
Posted By Dan
So do early Rabbits.

So do early Rabbits.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,659
Posted By Dan
Amen... 2 gears is not fun as a DD. I run a 700r4...

Amen... 2 gears is not fun as a DD. I run a 700r4 and love it.. I'm old school SBC too, well kinda, I got a roller cam and FI
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By Dan
That rear gear works well with Auto, so not the...

That rear gear works well with Auto, so not the issue. Start with basics. Compression test, ignition timing, dirty air cleaner, etc. Stage zero stuff. These cars are not speed demons. Do a rough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By Dan
I am pretty sure the Autos got a higher...

I am pretty sure the Autos got a higher numerically rated axle. Will make the car feel slower for sure.

Since The auto was swapped in, I bet the shift light was not hooked up
There was an OD...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 110,733
Posted By Dan
They get brittle and crack at drain neck from...

They get brittle and crack at drain neck from flexing, replace don't clean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 110,733
Posted By Dan
We had a similar wagon with a manual. many trips...

We had a similar wagon with a manual. many trips and miles on it. Was wife's car and it never let her down except for the time the coolant overflow bottle neck broke off and overheated at 80 mph and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Dan
Most people do

Most people do
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,566
Posted By Dan
I would expect mpg to go down with a hotter...

I would expect mpg to go down with a hotter cam..what rear gear would it have?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,834
Posted By Dan
Quickest cheapest is to fix what you got. bike...

Quickest cheapest is to fix what you got. bike carbs will need manifolds, linkages, tuning etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,538
Posted By Dan
3.73 for best combo of fun, cruising and economy

3.73 for best combo of fun, cruising and economy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,437
Posted By Dan
V8 conversion of course, then full suspension...

V8 conversion of course, then full suspension redo with Bilsteins, bigger anti roll bars, wheels tires, poly bushings, springs. etc. laser under the hood is up there too I guess
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,576
Posted By Dan
Good side of the road fix to get you home, You...

Good side of the road fix to get you home, You ordered new parts... Congrats
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,067
Posted By Dan
Oil light comes on when the engine is not turning...

Oil light comes on when the engine is not turning fast enough to make oil pressure or if no oil pressure, simple to check. Look at dipstick, that confirms oil level. if above minimum, check battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By Dan
If lights are dimming, usually rules out...

If lights are dimming, usually rules out ignition, not enough current to engage starter most likely, check battery terminals, starter terminals, ground from block to battery. if all good, make sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,379
Posted By Dan
I replaced the rsr with a 40 amp relay in the 765...

I replaced the rsr with a 40 amp relay in the 765 Hoovie wagon about 6 years ago,
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,482
Posted By Dan
Clean radiator, clean fins, if no change, you...

Clean radiator, clean fins, if no change, you need more airflow at low speeds, better electric fans/ OEM fans out of a car pull more air than most aftermarket. I've used fans from multiple cars over...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,684
Posted By Dan
I run a 3.73 behind my TH700 r4 and SBC. I turn...

I run a 3.73 behind my TH700 r4 and SBC. I turn 2500 at 70, I would prefer a 3.31 and my next rear end will be that
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,459
Posted By Dan
Low profile tires and max air pressure are not...

Low profile tires and max air pressure are not good for real world street handling, try letting a few lbs out and try it, you may have to do it a time or two. Going from 30 to 35 in my cars makes a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,313
Posted By Dan
See post 3, Was actually thinking of you when I...

See post 3, Was actually thinking of you when I typed that, but it is good advice
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,313
Posted By Dan
If you replaced all bushings, sometimes they need...

If you replaced all bushings, sometimes they need to break in. I'd drive the car a couple of hundred miles and see if anything changes before you start spending money
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,009
Posted By Dan
Take it as you want. It's an observation based...

Take it as you want. It's an observation based on real world experience. Not many 200's in yards anymore. If you find one and can get it for 25.00, you scored. Also depends on how much you value...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Dan
Start with basics, getting spark? plugs getting...

Start with basics, getting spark? plugs getting wet with fuel?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,313
Posted By Dan
Made the pic work.Ride is subjective, put it back...

Made the pic work.Ride is subjective, put it back to stock for the best compromise, but many prefer stiffer.
What kind of driving will you do? what kind of ride do you like? What is the current...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,324
Posted By Dan
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10/11/2020 5% off, use at checkout. Code: 147890043126982560
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,811
Posted By Dan
It's possible the temp sending unit and gauge...

It's possible the temp sending unit and gauge have different ohm values, get a matched set and try. Radiator fins unclogged? fan spaced correctly inside shroud? (half in/half out). I'm not too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By Dan
Approved for gasoline, diesel fuel, water,...

Approved for gasoline, diesel fuel, water, air,heating oil and withstands higher levels of Ethanol up to E85

That means this hose can handle up to 85% ethanol in gasoline. Working temperature, -25...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By Dan
https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-ap...

https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-approved-c-14_662/rhm12-flennor-multifuel-hose-12mm-p-3723.html?zenid=aqq44q0ru6es99oj6o3kti1ff0
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,803
Posted By Dan
I know of aluminum hoods (700s) never heard of...

I know of aluminum hoods (700s) never heard of aluminum trunk lids in my 40 years of Volvoing. They made the hoods for (heavy motor) diesel cars to save weight, not sure what reason would be to make...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,286
Posted By Dan
Side shot? Also obscures lights and plate, may be...

Side shot? Also obscures lights and plate, may be an issue
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,826
Posted By Dan
My 86 did, I had to replace all underhood wiring...

My 86 did, I had to replace all underhood wiring a few years ago. Unless this is a project you can do 98% of the work on and don't mind it taking a while, I agree, don't buy it
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,286
Posted By Dan
Everyone is on the same page, too much weight too...

Everyone is on the same page, too much weight too far behind the bumper. Small trailers are not expensive. If you are really on a budget, do what I did many years ago. I bought a hitch that...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,638
Posted By Dan
Depends on what you plan in the future, if you...

Depends on what you plan in the future, if you get more mods, go with 3" now. If you think you are pretty happy where you are at, leave it 2.5"
I run a 3" because i have a 5 liter V8
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,638
Posted By Dan
My exhaust is like that. 3" to single exhaust,...

My exhaust is like that. 3" to single exhaust, nothing special, there is plenty of room if you look. I Think i just used 3 45's but I'll go look
Forum: events 05-05-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 136,671
Posted By Dan
If I can do it on my Ipad mini, i'm in

If I can do it on my Ipad mini, i'm in
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,051
Posted By Dan
700's are negative earth you ninny...... also,...

700's are negative earth you ninny......
also, check ends of connectors in plug, probably corroded where wires are to connector...
Best bet is to install a relay kit like mentioned above.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,056
Posted By Dan
https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-ap...

https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-approved-c-14_662/rhm12-flennor-multifuel-hose-12mm-p-3723.html?zenid=aqq44q0ru6es99oj6o3kti1ff0
12.0mm Flennor Multi-Fuel hose. ID 12.0mm, OD 18.5mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,883
Posted By Dan
That’s a sigh of relief

That’s a sigh of relief
Forum: showroom 03-06-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,647
Posted By Dan
I have one in my Tahoe, gonna upgrade it to LED,...

I have one in my Tahoe, gonna upgrade it to LED, it is neat to have
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