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Forum: showroom 02-18-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,002
Posted By lt1240
Looks good, Hanko. I've been thinking of having...

Looks good, Hanko. I've been thinking of having very similar emblems made for my car, you beat me to it!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 158,070
Posted By lt1240
This is what happened to my Hurst shifter in my...

This is what happened to my Hurst shifter in my 244. The set screw vibrated loose and limited the travel into 1-3-5. Reset the bolt and tightened the jam nut and all is well. Could be worth...
Forum: showroom 02-03-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,002
Posted By lt1240
Your car is coming along nicely! Will you be...

Your car is coming along nicely! Will you be using Billy HD's up front?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,762
Posted By lt1240
+1

+1
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 49,206
Posted By lt1240
Here's a good source of info on the engine wire...

Here's a good source of info on the engine wire harness: http://lt1swap.com/2000harness.htm

Here's great source of info on LS swaps in general. There are build threads of LS swaps in everything...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,267
Posted By lt1240
I'm planning to also swap to 4.5" bolt pattern,...

I'm planning to also swap to 4.5" bolt pattern, so I'm using the RX7 calipers but instead of using the 740/940 rotor, I'm going to use a 1993-1995 RX7 rotor (295mm). It already has the correct bolt...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,406
Posted By lt1240
I've got a set of block huggers on my LT1. They...

I've got a set of block huggers on my LT1. They fit without modification but probably don't flow like a full length.
Forum: showroom 11-13-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,002
Posted By lt1240
Looks great, I dig the color.

Looks great, I dig the color.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,081
Posted By lt1240
It's a LT1 (Gen II 5.7 Chevy) from a 93 Z28. It...

It's a LT1 (Gen II 5.7 Chevy) from a 93 Z28. It was used in F-Bodys from 93-97 and in Corvettes from 92-96. It's the step child as far as Chevy engines go, most people use a Gen I or have moved on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,081
Posted By lt1240
That's the direction I was leaning. Thanks guys.

That's the direction I was leaning. Thanks guys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By lt1240
The original tank on my '77 has a different...

The original tank on my '77 has a different sending unit and filler neck than the later models. Not sure when the '77 style tank was changed. I had to grind around the gas cap area for the filler...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,081
Posted By lt1240
Which Power Steering Rack?

I've been thinking about adding power steering to my 240 and I'm not sure which rack to use, the CAM or ZF. Are there any major advantages or disadvantages to either one? It seems that the ZF is...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,133
Posted By lt1240
Here's a short write up I wrote when I put my 8.8...

Here's a short write up I wrote when I put my 8.8 in:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=206405
Forum: events 10-06-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,870
Posted By lt1240
I'll try to make it.

I'll try to make it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 690,298
Posted By lt1240
That's awsome, looks like a lot of fun!!:-D

That's awsome, looks like a lot of fun!!:-D
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 690,298
Posted By lt1240
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: showroom 06-01-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,115
Posted By lt1240
+1

+1
Forum: showroom 05-16-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,604
Posted By lt1240
Engine turning FTW

Engine turning FTW
Forum: showroom 05-08-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By lt1240
Thanks guys. Yeah, I was pleasantly surprised by...

Thanks guys. Yeah, I was pleasantly surprised by the 60' also. My '71 Cutlass with a 500 Caddy on slicks had a 1.8 60', so I'm not too far off of it.

The Cutlass:
...
Forum: showroom 05-07-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By lt1240
Yeah, I see some MT Drag Radials in my...

Yeah, I see some MT Drag Radials in my future.:oogle:
Forum: showroom 05-07-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By lt1240
I thought I spun more off the line and the run...

I thought I spun more off the line and the run would be slower so I lifted a little early but I guess I hit my shift points just right.:oops:
Forum: showroom 05-06-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By lt1240
First time to the track with the 244

Finally got around to going to the track with my LT1 powered 244.

http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss142/cadsmobile/Volvo%20244/Cherry_5-6-11.jpg

Best run was one I actually lifted on:
60...
Forum: showroom 04-07-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,657
Posted By lt1240
seventiestastic!

seventiestastic!
Forum: showroom 04-06-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,665
Posted By lt1240
I agree. They look good.

I agree. They look good.
Forum: showroom 04-05-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,665
Posted By lt1240
What size are the wheels and tires? Looks good!

What size are the wheels and tires? Looks good!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,001
Posted By lt1240
1991-93 240 A/C Wiring

I'm going to install the 1991-93 A/C system into my '77 244 (it's too damn hot in Texas to not have A/C). Does anyone have a Green Book or some other manual that covers the 1991-93 A/C wiring? Any...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,923
Posted By lt1240
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,923
Posted By lt1240
The rev limiter was at a blistering 4800. I was...

The rev limiter was at a blistering 4800. I was under the impression that torque kills transmissions. What kind of hp are you making at 7800?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,923
Posted By lt1240
I have a built 350 behind a Cadillac 500 in my...

I have a built 350 behind a Cadillac 500 in my '71 Cutlass that makes 450 lb*ft @ the wheels and it has held up just fine. I'm just thinking the 400 might be overkill and will end up wasting...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,923
Posted By lt1240
Just out of curiosity what are putting it behind?

Just out of curiosity what are putting it behind?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,179
Posted By lt1240
Another benefit of the electric setup is it frees...

Another benefit of the electric setup is it frees up some horsepower since the engine no longer has the drag of the fan on it. If done right it can look like a factory install. :twocents:
Forum: showroom 03-13-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By lt1240
Is the '82 not the same as a '86? I fail to see...

Is the '82 not the same as a '86? I fail to see how this info is irrelevant...

I guess I should have added that my interior has nothing from '77 since it was mostly gutted when I got it. I have...
Forum: showroom 03-11-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By lt1240
I have done this swap on my '77 244. You will...

I have done this swap on my '77 244. You will need the bracket to the left of the heater box as well as the lower dash under the column and it's mounting brackets and the column cover. I used the...
Forum: showroom 03-06-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,420
Posted By lt1240
Nice, I like the color!

Nice, I like the color!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 690,298
Posted By lt1240
What are these coils from? Very nice...

What are these coils from?


Very nice project!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 690,298
Posted By lt1240
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: showroom 11-15-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 34,780
Posted By lt1240
http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll278/Volvospor...

http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll278/Volvosporter/DSC02074.jpg

What are those wheels off of? Also, does 3 cut coils give a ride height close to ipd springs?
Forum: showroom 10-31-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,826
Posted By lt1240
Here is my NHRA legal sealed battery box. I just...

Here is my NHRA legal sealed battery box. I just made a shelf to mount the box on and bolted it in. I still have to add my cut off switch.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,485
Posted By lt1240
Sounds like it's a 5.0...:roll: Was it a...

Sounds like it's a 5.0...:roll:

Was it a used pump, and maybe debris from before the rebuild? I'd try a new pump and let her eat.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,466
Posted By lt1240
That's pretty steep for a 5.0. You could get an...

That's pretty steep for a 5.0. You could get an LS with trans for $2500, I wouldn't spend more than $1000 on a 5.0.
Forum: showroom 09-10-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,946
Posted By lt1240
Definitely use 242 doors.

Definitely use 242 doors.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,689
Posted By lt1240
I've got one with a T56 behind it and it's a lot...

I've got one with a T56 behind it and it's a lot of fun. Good luck!
Forum: showroom 08-31-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,885
Posted By lt1240
What size tire are you running?

What size tire are you running?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,659
Posted By lt1240
240 Wheel Spacers

I'm going to be changing bolt pattern to 5x114 (1/2-20 stud) and doing a RX7 brake swap on my 240. I have 15x7 wheels with a 5.5" bs (38 ET) and I need at least a 20mm spacers to clear the caliper...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,288
Posted By lt1240
True. LSX is the way to go. They are becoming...

True. LSX is the way to go. They are becoming such a popular swap engine, it's almost unoriginal to use one though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,699
Posted By lt1240
I would do some research on here: ...

I would do some research on here:
http://lt1swap.com/all_lt1.htm

and here:
http://shbox.com/page/index.html

These are great resources and should help answer a lot of questions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,699
Posted By lt1240
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://s570.photobucket.com/albums/ss142/cadsmobile/Volvo%20244/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,699
Posted By lt1240
Good Luck!

Good Luck!
Forum: showroom 07-06-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,607
Posted By lt1240
Nice...wanna race?

Nice...wanna race?
Forum: showroom 06-30-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By lt1240
I don't plan on going back anytime soon as it's...

I don't plan on going back anytime soon as it's about an hour and 20 min. drive. Maybe some other TBricker's closer to Dallas might want to check it out.:e-shrug:
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