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Forum: events 02-04-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
Had a 760 for a while, sold it when I moved back...

Had a 760 for a while, sold it when I moved back to CA 10 years ago. 240 > all.

Looks like I'll be there in either the 240 or XC90, still don't know if I'm staying at the 6 or at my parents...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,913
Posted By badvlvo
Welded teeth on my last one, worked fine. Guy who...

Welded teeth on my last one, worked fine. Guy who bought it wanted them ground off before he would buy it. LOL.
Forum: events 01-13-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
I'm driving mine up there, all the junk attached.

I'm driving mine up there, all the junk attached.
Forum: events 01-11-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
You should do this.

You should do this.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,285
Posted By badvlvo
This. I only see this making your oil...

This.

I only see this making your oil semi-metallic.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,024
Posted By badvlvo
A 9” in pieces isn’t a car.

A 9” in pieces isn’t a car.
Forum: events 01-07-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
Livers need exercise.

Livers need exercise.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,427
Posted By badvlvo
That can depend on the seat. Mine was slightly...

That can depend on the seat. Mine was slightly below stock height, probably about 1.5”.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,024
Posted By badvlvo
I have shipped all over the world, it’s not...

I have shipped all over the world, it’s not that hard to save a bit of you do it right.

If he’s doing custom width then the rear can be shipped in pieces, allowing for much more compact...
Forum: events 01-06-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
Hope to see both of you there, it’s been a...

Hope to see both of you there, it’s been a while.



Less alive indicates still a pulse, meaning alive enough to attend.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,024
Posted By badvlvo
I would think if it were shipped it’s pieces,...

I would think if it were shipped it’s pieces, or in a container, a 9” could get to you for much more reasonable price.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,838
Posted By badvlvo
Happens often when work becomes involved and it...

Happens often when work becomes involved and it isn’t magically diagnosed online.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,024
Posted By badvlvo
Way heavy, I don’t think that juice is worth the...

Way heavy, I don’t think that juice is worth the squeeze. If you can’t find an 8.8 you could easily build a 9”, have immense aftermarket options.

But John V died on the Toyota hill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,838
Posted By badvlvo
Still coolant loss is a symptom of the problem....

Still coolant loss is a symptom of the problem. Regardless of where, it shouldn’t be losing or consuming coolant. If it hasnt been properly pressure tested it should be.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By badvlvo
Check the cable.

Check the cable.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,427
Posted By badvlvo
Pay the extra and get the double lock sliders....

Pay the extra and get the double lock sliders. Ran these brackets in my 77, 93 and 80, it will fit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,838
Posted By badvlvo
No symptoms? Uh, no. You have a symptom, coolant...

No symptoms? Uh, no. You have a symptom, coolant loss. Now find the problem.

Pressure test the system, you will find your leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By badvlvo
That’s likely what will go on there, but if I...

That’s likely what will go on there, but if I can fix it I’ll give that a shot. I did the bypass on my previous automatic 240 and it was great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By badvlvo
Thank you! That's exactly what I needed, I don't...

Thank you! That's exactly what I needed, I don't feel like trying to figure it out from memory, it's been 10 years since I owned my last automatic 240. Now I can sort that out and be happy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By badvlvo
AW70 wiring schematic wanted

Picked up an 88 240 with an auto, OD wiring needs some attention. Anyone got the schematic they could share with me? I've got a manual but it's boxed somewhere in my garage, along with half our...
Forum: events 12-21-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
Planning to be there if the 240 lives that long...

Planning to be there if the 240 lives that long this time, otherwise I'll be there in the XC90. Might get a hotel in town, might just stay up at my parents place.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,286
Posted By badvlvo
I've done the same. Rear lower are held in place...

I've done the same. Rear lower are held in place by the retainer, fronts didn't unseat, just unloaded. It made the car sit properly, and it handled well. I replaced them down the road when I went to...
Forum: events 02-01-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
This. Of course the longer this takes the...

This.

Of course the longer this takes the more time I have to get a Volvo running.
Forum: events 01-18-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
Might have to be small this year. Hopefully...

Might have to be small this year. Hopefully I’ll have the 244 sorted once winter is done and I’ll be ready for a drive. Maybe we throw together a few cars to go on a good drive.
Forum: events 01-12-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
It’s got to happen sooner or later.

It’s got to happen sooner or later.
Forum: events 01-12-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,328
Posted By badvlvo
Well I guess that gives me time to put together...

Well I guess that gives me time to put together another Volvo. Got another 244 in Reno, I was going to pick it up when Russ drove up for work. Trip cancelled due to Covid, Gov said no travel, so it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,311
Posted By badvlvo
Too? There's no mystery, your unit is an AD230....

Too? There's no mystery, your unit is an AD230. Your unit was custom built for your application, that's why there isn't a lot of information. There was no part number, again, custom built for your...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 62,311
Posted By badvlvo
None of these are "mystery alternators." ...

None of these are "mystery alternators."



The unit on Daves car an an AD230 (not the unit he showed in his post) based unit based on the pic and my memory of the progression of the design.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By badvlvo
12.5v or less is not charging.

12.5v or less is not charging.
Forum: events 02-27-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 67,163
Posted By badvlvo
Not going to be attending this year, family that...

Not going to be attending this year, family that lives in Sac is going to be in Monterey that weekend.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,176
Posted By badvlvo
By the time you hear the distortion that...

By the time you hear the distortion that indicates clipping you are in the range where damage is done. Be sure you meet the minimum wattage requirements of the speakers you select.



False....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 43,472
Posted By badvlvo
PSI=/=CFM PSI = pressure CFM = volume 2...

PSI=/=CFM
PSI = pressure
CFM = volume
2 entirely different measures.
Forum: events 01-31-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 88,663
Posted By badvlvo
As of today, I believe you are correct. ...

As of today, I believe you are correct.


Not quite under, more of next to car, in driveway. I take some of the blame for this, we were doing tequila shots for a while and smoking some...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,417
Posted By badvlvo
Optimally, the total load on the car would max...

Optimally, the total load on the car would max out at 80% of the total output of the alternator in order to keep the battery charged.

While a big battery can help, what insures the voltage is...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,364
Posted By badvlvo
I thought most were runnin 25 front and 32 rear....

I thought most were runnin 25 front and 32 rear. But it’s been a while so I’m a little rusty.
Forum: website & board 08-29-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 67,253
Posted By badvlvo
Donated today. Thanks Dana!

Donated today. Thanks Dana!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,533
Posted By badvlvo
Probably even more so with the iron block and...

Probably even more so with the iron block and turbo adding to the weight over the nose.

Revalve time.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,748
Posted By badvlvo
And that's just one issue with their products....

And that's just one issue with their products. But most will think because it's stiff, low and handles better than stock that it's the best available. The same people who think that stiff shocks are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,835
Posted By badvlvo
OE and OEM are often used interchangably, but...

OE and OEM are often used interchangably, but seriously, if you even know what OEM means you know to look for original Volvo parts. Wren just gave you the part numbers, use those and provided you...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,614
Posted By badvlvo
I'm pretty sure it's an LH issue. My best...

I'm pretty sure it's an LH issue.
My best suggestion is to watch it on a wideband and see what it reads when it lags.
Forum: events 07-31-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,660
Posted By badvlvo
I'll likely be there, but on the bike. Going...

I'll likely be there, but on the bike. Going shopping for a new ride this week.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,695
Posted By badvlvo
I've run the IPD overloads in the back, and it...

I've run the IPD overloads in the back, and it made the 245 finally sit close to level. It still rode decent, and didn't sag under load as badly as it did before.

Message me some time David and...
Forum: events 07-13-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 35,608
Posted By badvlvo
Someone had to change plans and skip Monterey...

Someone had to change plans and skip Monterey this time... Not naming names here, but we all know who!

Safe travels Mike, and I'll drop in to see you when I'm in DC in September.
Forum: website & board 02-10-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,265
Posted By badvlvo
Fly into Monterey, road trip in my 94 Caprice for...

Fly into Monterey, road trip in my 94 Caprice for free (you fix what you break), return it when done.
Forum: events 01-26-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 203,874
Posted By badvlvo
Learning from mistakes is a good thing. ...

Learning from mistakes is a good thing.

Selling that truck would be good too, any luck there?
Forum: events 01-24-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 203,874
Posted By badvlvo
She's in for a real learning experience.

She's in for a real learning experience.
Forum: events 01-23-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 203,874
Posted By badvlvo
All it takes is money and a little time.

All it takes is money and a little time.
Forum: events 01-23-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 203,874
Posted By badvlvo
AAA card will get you there. Stop...

AAA card will get you there.



Stop right now.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,906
Posted By badvlvo
Brass bushing will transmit a bit more high...

Brass bushing will transmit a bit more high frequency vibration to the shifter, but has superior feel.
RTV is the correct choice to seal it.
Looks like you got the speedo thing sorted.
Forum: events 01-23-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 203,874
Posted By badvlvo
I doubt it.

I doubt it.
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