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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By MikeJr.
Side question. Should you push the clutch in to...

Side question. Should you push the clutch in to go into OD during normal driving too? I never do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,119
Posted By MikeJr.
I suspected the rear hose was the culprit on my...

I suspected the rear hose was the culprit on my car. Also doing the correct adjustment in the rear and adjusting the e-brake
Forum: events 10-07-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By MikeJr.
Yeah, me too

Yeah, me too
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 494,979
Posted By MikeJr.
I forgot that's my anniversary weekend, so I'm...

I forgot that's my anniversary weekend, so I'm out. I will be heading up to go to the dragon on the 23rd
Forum: events 10-05-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By MikeJr.
Thank you sir

Thank you sir
Forum: events 10-05-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By MikeJr.
VCOA Tail of the dragon meet October 23rd

This info is coming 2nd hand from a fellow Volvo enthusiast named Dave West. There is going to be a meet up of several VCOA groups at the Tail of the Dragon on Saturday October 23rd around noon....
Forum: showroom 10-04-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 182,153
Posted By MikeJr.
XC70 Doing work ...

XC70 Doing work
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/172020688.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By MikeJr.
https://nordicar.com/en/product/9203/floodlight-lu...

https://nordicar.com/en/product/9203/floodlight-lucas-7inch-18cm-classic-volvo-pv544-p210-amazon-12-volt-281052.html
...
Forum: showroom 09-30-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By MikeJr.
The best treatment for the TB variant is to melt...

The best treatment for the TB variant is to melt down white zip ties and inject them into your ass
Forum: showroom 09-30-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By MikeJr.
We were trying to start the Turbobricks variant

We were trying to start the Turbobricks variant
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,397
Posted By MikeJr.
Much better

Much better
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 494,979
Posted By MikeJr.
I'm down. That's my neck of the woods, and I'm...

I'm down. That's my neck of the woods, and I'm off that day.

Mini Tbricks drag strip meet?
Forum: showroom 09-28-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By MikeJr.
Yes! That one was hairy

Yes! That one was hairy
Forum: showroom 09-28-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By MikeJr.
Thumbs up I actually liked that road, and would do it...

I actually liked that road, and would do it again. It was hairy, but fun. Honestly I was glad I was in a slow car on that road, any faster and it would have been scary.

The worst part was the 90...
Forum: showroom 09-28-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By MikeJr.
Here's a link to my YouTube channel if anyone...

Here's a link to my YouTube channel if anyone wants to sit through a bunch of crappy videos
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeb...hSBbw/featured

Here is the drive on that brutal road we went on...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 445,780
Posted By MikeJr.
This is true, and I never did take a ride in it.

This is true, and I never did take a ride in it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
Took the car to Mountain Meet, and I was very...

Took the car to Mountain Meet, and I was very happy with how it did. It handled way better than I expected it would. I managed to keep up in the twisties, but people left me on the uphill straights....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 445,780
Posted By MikeJr.
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: events 09-23-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
I believe there are 3 showers in the lodge if I...

I believe there are 3 showers in the lodge if I remember correctly. None outdoors though.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 445,780
Posted By MikeJr.
I can't wait to see this thing in person, and...

I can't wait to see this thing in person, and hopefully take a ride in it.
Forum: events 09-21-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
:lol: <iframe width="560" height="315"...

:lol:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lSXd5aBxQvA" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: events 09-21-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
Man...There's going to be a tent city outside the...

Man...There's going to be a tent city outside the lodge
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/171980795.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
I got some better ducting and mated the 140...

I got some better ducting and mated the 140 original intake tube to it. Still need to get a few hose clamps, but it should work.

https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/171978564.jpg...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
I'm always amazed how many stars you can see in...

I'm always amazed how many stars you can see in the night sky up there.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 182,026
Posted By MikeJr.
You, Me, and Andrew got to get some pictures of...

You, Me, and Andrew got to get some pictures of all 3 amazons together.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
Adding to the last minute prep before Mountain...

Adding to the last minute prep before Mountain Meet I decided to add some fresh air to see it I can get this thing triple digit hp. Pops picked me up a SU airbox off of a 140 from Voluparts here in...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 445,780
Posted By MikeJr.
Damn that’s crazy

Damn that’s crazy
Forum: events 09-17-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
Bummer Wren. You're a big part of this meet, and...

Bummer Wren. You're a big part of this meet, and you will be missed. Sorry for your loss.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
I want to find one of the original radio block...

I want to find one of the original radio block off plates and run a hidden head unit with blue tooth. I want to hide some speakers in the kick plate area, and in the package tray. I want it to look...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
I really want to start focusing on the interior....

I really want to start focusing on the interior. Rebuild seats, add carpet, radio, a/c. I've been running the stripped down version of this car for to long.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
Eventually I do want to go ahead and rebuild the...

Eventually I do want to go ahead and rebuild the seats with foam and everything. I'd like to find some 123GT seat recliners first.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 182,026
Posted By MikeJr.
The problem is that you have too many cars. You...

The problem is that you have too many cars. You should just sell this one to me.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 182,026
Posted By MikeJr.
Man I hope you bring this to MM. I can’t get...

Man I hope you bring this to MM. I can’t get enough of this car.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
I’ll do that though I think most of the problem...

I’ll do that though I think most of the problem is the cushions are to far gone, but if I can get some support back it’ll be worth it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,119
Posted By MikeJr.
5 year update :-P Replaced the rear rubber...

5 year update :-P

Replaced the rear rubber brake hose, and blew out all the hard lines with brake cleaner and compressed air, and bleed the brakes several time until there was zero air. Then I ...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 157,062
Posted By MikeJr.
Been doing some Mountain Meet prep this month to...

Been doing some Mountain Meet prep this month to get this thing ready. Finally stage zero'ed the suspension, steering, and sorted out the brake issue. New rubber bushings all around, new steering...
Forum: events 08-30-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
Food money for 2 sent

Food money for 2 sent
Forum: events 08-16-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
Bring the Amazon. I've finally decided that I'm...

Bring the Amazon. I've finally decided that I'm going to bring mine, and if Andrew brings his will have a trio of Amazons.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 494,979
Posted By MikeJr.
Did American drive shaft quote you one of those...

Did American drive shaft quote you one of those prices? Last time I used them it was around $350
Forum: events 07-30-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
<iframe width="961" height="721"...

<iframe width="961" height="721" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/u9-EYRnveeE" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 494,979
Posted By MikeJr.
To bad you're not down around my area. There is a...

To bad you're not down around my area. There is a great custom drive shaft shop in Marietta.
https://www.americandriveshaftservice.com/
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
Sort of… I bought some new 15x7 Fuchs knock...

Sort of…
I bought some new 15x7 Fuchs knock offs already. It currently has 14x5 on it now. Plus tires will be in the $400 range. New suspension bits will be in the ballpark of $1500 and I’ll have to...
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,953
Posted By MikeJr.
Not sure what to bring this year XC70?...

Not sure what to bring this year
XC70? Comfortable, wagon camping, nice on the offroad trails (if anyone does that this year), terrible on the curvy roads, but a nice cruiser. Its a volvo going to a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 445,780
Posted By MikeJr.
Slick

Slick
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 445,780
Posted By MikeJr.
That looks great man!

That looks great man!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 445,780
Posted By MikeJr.
Those gauges look great

Those gauges look great
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,840
Posted By MikeJr.
I currently have 15x7.5 widened stock steelies on...

I currently have 15x7.5 widened stock steelies on mine with Hankook 225/45ZR15s on them
They fit fine, no rubbing, and they handle great. Parking lot turning honestly feels about the same as it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,157
Posted By MikeJr.
You can also use a Borg Warner T5 (Very plentiful...

You can also use a Borg Warner T5 (Very plentiful in the States, not sure about France) and use this adaptor
https://www.deeworks.ca/product/t5-bellhousing-to-t5-transmission-adapter/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,650
Posted By MikeJr.
Safer=better Volvo thought so too that's why...

Safer=better
Volvo thought so too that's why they upgraded the late model Amazons to a dual, boosted, system. Plus boosted is so much nicer on a street car IMO.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,650
Posted By MikeJr.
Here are some more pictures of the dual brake...

Here are some more pictures of the dual brake line set up on that same car if anyone is interested.
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170861055.jpg
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170861056.jpg...
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