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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By James M
Come on guys you haven't read his entire post...

Come on guys you haven't read his entire post history before commenting?
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 01:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,160
Posted By James M
Pretty much forgot about this car, walked past it...

Pretty much forgot about this car, walked past it in the backyard now and then but otherwise untouched since the carpet. Mostly been unable to drive it because of a pretty aggressive leak from the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 265,599
Posted By James M
All of your rooms are parts rooms

All of your rooms are parts rooms
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By James M
Man this doesn't seem like the right section for...

Man this doesn't seem like the right section for this
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By James M
Gonna be much easier with a helper, you can pull...

Gonna be much easier with a helper, you can pull a plug wires off, the oil cap off and put a noid light on an injector plug to check most of the common stuff at once.

If you arnt getting spark...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By James M
CPS would cause you to get no injection pulse too...

CPS would cause you to get no injection pulse too so ide say your safe their. Assuming by audible you mean you can hear them click as someone cranks.

If it only sat for 3 years and "ran when...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,014
Posted By James M
<a href="https://ibb.co/wgC1JHv"><img...

<a href="https://ibb.co/wgC1JHv"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/54vVYD7/Screenshot-20210506-232023.png" alt="Screenshot-20210506-232023" border="0"></a>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 971
Posted By James M
Wait your paying labor? This is TB that's...

Wait your paying labor?

This is TB that's not allowed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By James M
You'd be surprised the number of nylon lock nuts...

You'd be surprised the number of nylon lock nuts people use for exhaust hardware
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By James M
I've had manifolds with both EGR and O2 sensors,...

I've had manifolds with both EGR and O2 sensors, EGR from just two exhaust ports while obviously the O2 sensor overlaps both 1-2&3-4. Wanna say they where different sizes aswell, but problem solved...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
You could get a flex pipe and go over budget, get...

You could get a flex pipe and go over budget, get given penalty laps but enjoy smoother decel.

The whiteblock is what complicates things, next swap I'll know this stuff beforehand and measure...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
In the Rubixcar? It's got the same coleman...

In the Rubixcar? It's got the same coleman shaft you recommend me right? I bet the motor/transmission angle is better with a redblock, depending on cross member choice I guess.

I'm fighting...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
242 Is back on the road, been too long without it...

242 Is back on the road, been too long without it

<a href="https://ibb.co/P91P0n1"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/rc5zNS5/PXL-20210501-035708930.jpg" alt="PXL-20210501-035708930" border="0"></a>

...
Forum: events 05-03-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,728
Posted By James M
This is up there with the wildest necrobumbs I've...

This is up there with the wildest necrobumbs I've seen recently
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,021
Posted By James M
Passenger looks like a breeze, that driver's side...

Passenger looks like a breeze, that driver's side must have taken some work though. No space to fit it over the steering shaft?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,021
Posted By James M
Just when I was thinking of going back to a turbo...

Just when I was thinking of going back to a turbo redblock your thread reappears. Looks great in there!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,295
Posted By James M
+1 on the saab viggen PP and 9" disc

+1 on the saab viggen PP and 9" disc
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By James M
You can do that, but you'll get a 8 cylinder tach...

You can do that, but you'll get a 8 cylinder tach signal to a 4 cylinder tach
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,872
Posted By James M
^ Very well put, should just be a tailpipe test....

^ Very well put, should just be a tailpipe test. The current situation makes some swaps nearly impossible to pass, while obviously making less emissions.

(Based on my understanding, would be...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,585
Posted By James M
Looks sweet all on there How'd you get it...

Looks sweet all on there

How'd you get it lined up all by yourself?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,021
Posted By James M
Less of that core support came out then I...

Less of that core support came out then I expected. Motor looks good sitting in there, off to grab an Om603 oil pump before I get to cutting the pan

Unless I missed something I don't remember...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
What rear trailing arm bushings/bearing are you...

What rear trailing arm bushings/bearing are you running? None under load or decel?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
After some annoying driveshaft vibration I...

After some annoying driveshaft vibration I decided to install the BNE torque rods I've had around for months, much easier to adjust and very nice feel in hand.

<a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
I have not tried since the exhaust but thanks for...

I have not tried since the exhaust but thanks for the reminder. Seems the back pressure was stopping anything over 8psi before, I've got a MBC now but would prefer to use the soleniod, gotta recheck...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By James M
It's the level sensor in the reservoir right? No...

It's the level sensor in the reservoir right? No clue but pretty cool it doesnt touch the coolant. First time I replaced one I had a coolant bin ready and everything
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 265,599
Posted By James M
On the first test drive I'll follow you so when...

On the first test drive I'll follow you so when the carbs brake off I can pick them up.

Looking good though
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
As long as it's threw the windshield, keep...

As long as it's threw the windshield, keep locking my keys in the car, would be much easier without it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2021, 01:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
I've only got $1.95 there, takes $2.50 to get any...

I've only got $1.95 there, takes $2.50 to get any time around here. Higher standards then Oroville. I guess I could have your alleyway neighbors clean the windshield for half that
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
I took it off for a day and the car looked naked....

I took it off for a day and the car looked naked.
If only the ******* who sold me the louvers had the hardware too.

It also distracts from the mismatched hood, missing trim and how bad it needs...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
It's now been a year with the whiteblock, daily...

It's now been a year with the whiteblock, daily driven except for a few stints. I've really been loving this car as it's taking shape into my goals for it.

<a href="https://ibb.co/bJmGwkd"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 50,386
Posted By James M
That's gonna be awesome, I've been feeling like I...

That's gonna be awesome, I've been feeling like I cheeped out going T5 behind a whiteblock. Should be much nicer with a more modern transmission behind it. I was looking into the S6-53BZ units for...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,710
Posted By James M
Vitor galaxy V1 is like $64 each in 195/60r15

Vitor galaxy V1 is like $64 each in 195/60r15
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,710
Posted By James M
Absolutely, the way that thing sits is motivating...

Absolutely, the way that thing sits is motivating me to get an amazon.

When you get the tires you mentioned in the first post consider some whitewalls, they look great on Jack's car if you've seen...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,710
Posted By James M
This car is hot, your spot on with ride height.

This car is hot, your spot on with ride height.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 154,553
Posted By James M
I'm sure the guy at napa will like hearing that...

I'm sure the guy at napa will like hearing that when asking year make and model
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By James M
I just ignored it with no negative consequences. ...

I just ignored it with no negative consequences. Probably a startup emissions thing like 80% of electronics on motors in the last few decades
Forum: article composition 03-30-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 141,713
Posted By James M
Seems like it's time for the Bi-annual bump so we...

Seems like it's time for the Bi-annual bump so we can all be reassured it won't happen
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 03:57 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
What roof box? <a...

What roof box?
<a href="https://ibb.co/gRhdbJF"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/G5N9fR3/PXL-20210327-041720649-NIGHT-2.jpg" alt="PXL-20210327-041720649-NIGHT-2" border="0"></a>

What part of Active...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
Thanks, as am I. This had quickly become my...

Thanks, as am I. This had quickly become my favorite volvo, and also sucked all my time and money away from the rest of them


Took the exhaust off twice so far, the Vbands are a game changer,...
Forum: showroom 03-30-2021, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,400,812
Posted By James M
Jack returns to TB to flex his poster and leave...

Jack returns to TB to flex his poster and leave for another 3 months
Don't you have another cool poster you just got?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,437
Posted By James M
The normal TB method is to blow your money on a...

The normal TB method is to blow your money on a +t and an HF angle grinder, what kind of world do we live in with $500 batteries in $600 volvos (sorry $599)
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,301
Posted By James M
Plus then people can focus on getting them to run...

Plus then people can focus on getting them to run instead of look good on jackstands
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,028
Posted By James M
Good question, will be keeping my eyes on this...

Good question, will be keeping my eyes on this thread since I have thought the exact same question for the exact same situation.

I agree the color matched 4" speaker covers are the best looking
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,301
Posted By James M
With vaccines rolling out it would be nice to see...

With vaccines rolling out it would be nice to see some Volvos rolling up
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2021, 02:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 106,454
Posted By James M
With the ability to play music I started using my...

With the ability to play music I started using my hearing in the car again and quickly realized it's way too loud, axle dump with PnP flowmaster drones terribly and there is a ton of wind/road noise....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,713
Posted By James M
I don't get why people ask $25 for these on eBay...

I don't get why people ask $25 for these on eBay when they are $6 new.
Forum: showroom 03-18-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,400,812
Posted By James M
That's awesome. I was unaware of how much Volvo...

That's awesome. I was unaware of how much Volvo branded stuff there way back in the day until looking through some catalogs a while back. If only they had some houndstooth brown blankets to match...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By James M
Haha checked the part numbers, correct indeed. ...

Haha checked the part numbers, correct indeed. Looks like I've pocketed a few FPRs for no reason.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By James M
I was under the impression LH2.4 240s had 2.5bar...

I was under the impression LH2.4 240s had 2.5bar FPRs while 940t had 3bar?

Those whites would be better if your looking to increase boost down the line, and at a good price
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By James M
Moving here since it's the right section ...

Moving here since it's the right section



30lb is in line with 850t red injectors, but pay attention to at what pressure the ratings are based on (your example is at the same 3bar as...
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