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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Radtap
Pre 81 m46 uses an on/off switch in the shifter,...

Pre 81 m46 uses an on/off switch in the shifter, get yourself one of those with the proper cap
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Radtap
I was looking at the lower one, I think you could...

I was looking at the lower one, I think you could maybe use a GM 13500116 latching relay to replace the OD relay and just leave the 2nd power position empty

Edit: being an idiot and didn't fully...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Radtap
Relay appears to be a standard 5 pin relay, you...

Relay appears to be a standard 5 pin relay, you can find them used all over the car for many purposes, head to the junkyard and pull the center dash vents and you’ll find 4 waiting for you
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,684
Posted By Radtap
My ‘80 came with a cam rack and 84 came with a...

My ‘80 came with a cam rack and 84 came with a ZF, found CAM/TRW in 90+ 240s. Somebody flipped a coin for each car on the assembly line to decide what rack it got
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Radtap
I’ve got an extra factory deflector and arms if...

I’ve got an extra factory deflector and arms if needed. It would need to be repainted
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,444
Posted By Radtap
Building it yourself guarantees it’ll fit. Welds...

Building it yourself guarantees it’ll fit. Welds don’t have to be beautiful dimes, just whatever penetrates and doesn’t leak, grinder and paint will make you the welder you ain’t
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,249
Posted By Radtap
Did you read the rest of the thread?

Did you read the rest of the thread?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,249
Posted By Radtap
I think I got a generic set from an auto parts...

I think I got a generic set from an auto parts store and has worked with a few different brands, not perfect but works
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,249
Posted By Radtap
You need a special socket for tightening struts,...

You need a special socket for tightening struts, it’s a large socket to grab the big nut and then another tool fits in the center to grab the strut itself, hold the center one with an open wrench and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,286
Posted By Radtap
Believe the cut a strut thing is for their...

Believe the cut a strut thing is for their generic struts you then cut for your specific application. The FCP ones should be direct replacement, the listing for 240 konis have the video too but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,286
Posted By Radtap
FCP sells them, adjustable rebound

FCP sells them, adjustable rebound
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,286
Posted By Radtap
Get the konis, still available, billys don’t like...

Get the konis, still available, billys don’t like lowering
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,684
Posted By Radtap
I had a type 3 I pulled apart to rebuild,...

I had a type 3 I pulled apart to rebuild, replaced most seals but got distracted by more pressing issues. It’s really not all that difficult just kind of a pita, the type 3 has a few different seals...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2022, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Radtap
But they shipped the fastest when I dropped the...

But they shipped the fastest when I dropped the ball:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,684
Posted By Radtap
You don’t need QSRC, just a welder, some material...

You don’t need QSRC, just a welder, some material and a drill. Only need QSRC if you’re going low. I mean it’s not like we have a whole lot of options until someone figures out a good swap for these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Radtap
Cant speak for the TAB specifically but I’ve had...

Cant speak for the TAB specifically but I’ve had zero problems with Febi Bilstein products. The ball joints have been handling my piss poor roads well
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,684
Posted By Radtap
If you run a manual rack you can move the tie rod...

If you run a manual rack you can move the tie rod attachment locations further in, it will increase effort but decrease “turns to lock”, put limiters on the rack so you’re not whacking anything under...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Radtap
All I’m saying is in Google when I looked up the...

All I’m saying is in Google when I looked up the header the first auto fill result was “rsi exhaust manifold crack”
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2022, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Radtap
Looks like your original weld didn't penetrate,...

Looks like your original weld didn't penetrate, grind a groove in the crack and turn that welder up so it can penetrate the metal. Get that metal as clean as hospital operating table too.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2022, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Radtap
Crack should be drilled completely through. Where...

Crack should be drilled completely through. Where is the crack exactly? In your first post you said another crack appeared above where you originally fixed one crack. New cracks are forming from...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,877
Posted By Radtap
Just put bungs in a kjet manifold, kinda looks...

Just put bungs in a kjet manifold, kinda looks like a 16v intake at a glance
Forum: website & board 09-02-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Radtap
I was having that issue when I used chrome on PC...

I was having that issue when I used chrome on PC for a while, tried resetting cookies and whatever else with no luck, then stopped happening on PC and started happening on my iPhone on chrome and...
Forum: showroom 09-02-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Radtap
https://www.corsasteelies.com/product-page/copy-of...

https://www.corsasteelies.com/product-page/copy-of-volvo-gt-series-steelies

16s, the 17s 5x108 was discontinued

32lbs a piece tho
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,684
Posted By Radtap
Mine just puked out both ends, I haven’t looked...

Mine just puked out both ends, I haven’t looked into it much but a friend of mine was talking about doing a Prius electric rack swap, if someone can find the specs on that it might be a nice upgrade,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,404
Posted By Radtap
Loctite head side of stud, splurge on fancy...

Loctite head side of stud, splurge on fancy copper exhaust nuts and call it good
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Radtap
Just go on iPD/FCP and when picking make and...

Just go on iPD/FCP and when picking make and model pick 79 or earlier to list the early bushings. You could always swap them out for a poly set...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Radtap
The thicker part of the bushing should be...

The thicker part of the bushing should be oriented in the direction of force so you should be fine with how you wanted to install it.
Found an ebay listing with the bushing still installed so you...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By Radtap
Reportedly Yamaha FZR400 rad switches are m10, I...

Reportedly Yamaha FZR400 rad switches are m10, I think LS's use the same thread. They also sell m10x1.0 to 1/4 or 1/8 npt adapters.

Idk about this site but here's an m10x1.0 sensor
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Radtap
When you first fixed it did you drill holes at...

When you first fixed it did you drill holes at the ends of the crack? If you did not it will just continue cracking
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By Radtap
Check out the mishimoto fans, they have a few...

Check out the mishimoto fans, they have a few fans with reversible blades to set it up as a pusher

https://www.mishimoto.com/mishimoto-slim-line-electric-radiator-fan-10.html
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By Radtap
Sorry brain fart, why not just run both lines...

Sorry brain fart, why not just run both lines into the prop valve? There's the fancy wilwood valve
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By Radtap
Have you looked into running an adjustable prop...

Have you looked into running an adjustable prop valve instead of the octopus to get possibly a better front back bias, using the original octopus might play into it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Radtap
I was having the same issue, I recently removed...

I was having the same issue, I recently removed my engine and found the intake gasket to be junk, haven’t reinstalled the engine to see if that fixed it but it’s the only possible thing in my case....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By Radtap
+1 on Lemforder. Owned by ZF who also owns TRW

+1 on Lemforder. Owned by ZF who also owns TRW
Forum: showroom 08-13-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,673
Posted By Radtap
These NAs have more go than my Tundra

These NAs have more go than my Tundra
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,176
Posted By Radtap
Did you use proper submersible fuel line to...

Did you use proper submersible fuel line to connect the pump to the sending unit or just generic stuff. Did you replace the sending unit recently? There was an issue with some being wired backwards...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By Radtap
Generic pilot bearing pullers won’t usually fit...

Generic pilot bearing pullers won’t usually fit in, you can take a long bolt with a nut, stick it in the hole and stick a flathead to hold the nut in place then crank on the bolt to slowly push the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Radtap
You kinda need that

You kinda need that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Radtap
There was a post on one of the Facebook groups...

There was a post on one of the Facebook groups where someone modified the mounting brackets rather than messing with the shocks. He took the bracket off the backside of the bumper and essentially...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
Posted By Radtap
Lil AGM, save weight and lasts longer than lead...

Lil AGM, save weight and lasts longer than lead acid
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,298
Posted By Radtap
Welding cable normally has many more finer...

Welding cable normally has many more finer strands than regular battery cable, allows it to flex more and not break at the connection. Run a nice beefy ground from alternator straight to battery
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Radtap
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/16588/AC-Power-Ste...

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/16588/AC-Power-Steering-Belt-Tension-Adjuster-Genuine-Volvo-9146071-126055

That’s just a reference so you can look at it if needed. On the adjuster/tensioner there...
Forum: showroom 07-28-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 1,925,556
Posted By Radtap
Why are they so flat?

Why are they so flat?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 34,266
Posted By Radtap
Turned another year older this weekend so I had...

Turned another year older this weekend so I had the bright idea tackling a big job.

Wanted/needed to pull the engine and trans as the clutch feels like the original factory clutch, oil pan leaks,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
240: fuel leaks
Views: 3,425
Posted By Radtap
You’re going to want to get the specific Volvo...

You’re going to want to get the specific Volvo greenbooks for your year and the sections you need. K jet is a whole **** show in of itself. That Bentley book would be about 3 times thicker. There is...
Forum: showroom 07-12-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Radtap
https://i.imgur.com/ZA0rOG3l.jpeg

https://i.imgur.com/ZA0rOG3l.jpeg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,264
Posted By Radtap
I was chasing an intermittently firm pedal and...

I was chasing an intermittently firm pedal and I’ve tracked it down to vacuum leak causing a weak pedal. Brake booster can’t build vacuum so pedal goes pretty far, down shift really early before a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
240: fuel leaks
Views: 3,425
Posted By Radtap
I had an easier time running the line through...

I had an easier time running the line through from the trunk, I thought I was having issues with my fuel accumulator and removed it, ran a line direct to pump then to the hardline and had no change,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By Radtap
Ground the 1 & 2 in pins on the fan relay to test...

Ground the 1 & 2 in pins on the fan relay to test low and high speed while the relay is powered, need the key either in run position or need the engine running.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By Radtap
No kit, I just measured the lengths I needed and...

No kit, I just measured the lengths I needed and ordered all new speaker wire and power wire for the amp, amp power wire runs along the drivers side of the car and speaker wires all run along the...
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