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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By lookforjoe
Looks like a much better section to work with,...

Looks like a much better section to work with, glad I could offer helpful suggestions. I'm sure you will end ups with a solid repair, given your concerns over structural integrity!
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
OK - thank you for replying on that. Test...

OK - thank you for replying on that.


Test fitting the EMS harness yesterday
https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20221130_223013203-jpg.68452/

used a C30 hose guide to...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By lookforjoe
Thanks for the response. Yes, Stock GM ECM

Thanks for the response.

Yes, Stock GM ECM
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
center cap decals came, so I bonded those to the...

center cap decals came, so I bonded those to the 65mm Advanti cap
https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20221129_211515209-jpg.68425/

(blue) swivel elbow AN/NPT Fittings came...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
:lol: more bits & bobs Lokar oil...

:lol:

more bits & bobs

Lokar oil dipstick
- need to figure out if the Volvo gauge temp sender will fit in the head port behind the manifold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,632
Posted By lookforjoe
Many thanks for confirming!

Many thanks for confirming!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,632
Posted By lookforjoe
V8 swap - 740 I don't have access to my rack...

V8 swap - 740

I don't have access to my rack at the moment - can anyone who modded theirs to AN fittings & lines confirm the two banjo bolt sizes for a 700 series rack? The smaller pressure side...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Stripped the coil brackets (acid bath), cleaned &...

Stripped the coil brackets (acid bath), cleaned & primed them, along with all the mount hardware.

Welded up the mount brackets today. I think they will be fine

filled in the extra center slot,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By lookforjoe
I replaced mine with LEDs - but.. I had a...

I replaced mine with LEDs - but.. I had a collection of ones intended to be surface mounts, so I cut the base off the 1363149 bulb/holder & soldered the wires to it. These are not the el cheap0 LEDs....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Spent 4 hours Friday working (in-between) the...

Spent 4 hours Friday working (in-between) the rain on a V50 for a friends' daughter - she is in school in Georgia & the car needed immediate attention

Engine breather box was clogged - caused...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,756
Posted By lookforjoe
Hello again Can you enlighten me on where /...

Hello again

Can you enlighten me on where / what couplers you used for the MAF? It seems to be an oddball size - I measured it as 94mm on the TB side & 99mm on the air intake side...
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By lookforjoe
Ok - so pretty much as I pictured it, with a...

Ok - so pretty much as I pictured it, with a brass T. Prolly can get that from Home Depot
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 109,300
Posted By lookforjoe
Pretty sure there's a control relay and then the...

Pretty sure there's a control relay and then the actual glow plug relay - this one goes in the engine bay - 240s and 740s use it
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 109,300
Posted By lookforjoe
Ah - thought this was the one you needed ...

Ah - thought this was the one you needed
https://i.postimg.cc/mhbBwRnj/PXL-20221126-160004259.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,584
Posted By lookforjoe
Yes - that way each layer is welded for strength....

Yes - that way each layer is welded for strength. Good luck with the fitting & welding.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By lookforjoe
Coming back to the cooling system routing - I...

Coming back to the cooling system routing - I just realized I don't need to run the 3/4" hose back to the heater, just to the reservoir base, where the Volvo setup would come from the radiator mid...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,584
Posted By lookforjoe
quick sketch to show what I meant - basically...

quick sketch to show what I meant - basically overlapping panels for strength. Repair panel would be inserted from below

https://i.postimg.cc/25drL1yJ/PXL-20221126-135556074.jpg

EDIT - unless...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 109,300
Posted By lookforjoe
What's the number on the relay? I might have one,...

What's the number on the relay? I might have one, I'll look in my basement stash.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By lookforjoe
91 740 LS SWAP - Tach resistor Mod?

Looking at what is needed to make the Volvo tach work with the LS input.

Found a couple threads discussing it here (http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=268511)and here...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,584
Posted By lookforjoe
Nice to see the project wasn't abandoned! ...

Nice to see the project wasn't abandoned!

Hopefully you cut the replacement panels larger than the hole in the car.. Ideally, you want to cut back some of the inner panels so the replacement frame...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2022, 10:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
I only found it because the PN was listed on the...

I only found it because the PN was listed on the assembly sheet : 551921-LS01 (https://www.ictbillet.com/iron-block-support-bracket.html). I called them & expressed my annoyance that this was not in...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
It does, however the cradle has much more support...

It does, however the cradle has much more support - using just the provided bracket means it's hanging off the two bolts, with no counter support. I'm going to order the extra base support, I'm not...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 56,014
Posted By lookforjoe
Nice work, making it all (including the turbo...

Nice work, making it all (including the turbo bits) fit neatly in there!

Looking at basic V8 fitment issues - couple questions if you have time -

Where did you end up sourcing the banjo style...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Are those the same as the "LS Swap" cast iron...

Are those the same as the "LS Swap" cast iron ones below?


After about 90 minutes I finally got the bolt remnants out - 3 carbide bits & 2 concrete bits later. Drilled & tapped for M8x1.25...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,756
Posted By lookforjoe
Thanks for the info! Dang. I bought a 35223...

Thanks for the info!

Dang. I bought a 35223 a week ago. Already threw the box out. I measured the frame rail gap at close to 29"., so I figured 28" was the one you had, based on how the 960 fan...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By lookforjoe
I've already bought the 4.8L LR4 drivetrain, so...

I've already bought the 4.8L LR4 drivetrain, so it is what it is.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
No worries! Moving forward with small things...

No worries!

Moving forward with small things whilst I'm waiting on parts.

Drilled & tapped (1/8" NPT) the back of the intake for the left valve cover breather - found the only place where there...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Aha - when I looked up 2002 Camaro fuel system it...

Aha - when I looked up 2002 Camaro fuel system it showed a pulse damper in the rail, so that was the basis for my assumption. I'll replace it with a pulse damper, since I'm going to be using a remote...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,901
Posted By lookforjoe
No. Factory lines are 6mm ID (!) 1/2" is way too...

No. Factory lines are 6mm ID (!) 1/2" is way too large for factory system. It's a nitrile tube with rubber sheath.

I upped mine to 10mm ID


EDIT - I see you actually meant the feed line to...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Started a reference thread...

Started a reference thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=366235) to discuss accessory drive & other issues related to using the LS6 intake manifold (12573572) on the truck 4.8L
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By lookforjoe
OK - so to keep this simple, I think I'll remove...

OK - so to keep this simple, I think I'll remove the std. hose fittings from the new pump & tap 3/8" & 1/2"NPT.

https://i.postimg.cc/qRjd939y/Heater-Bungs.png

Then I can use MPT male / AN male...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By lookforjoe
I would like to convert the heater connections to...

I would like to convert the heater connections to quick-connect - easy enough to get 5/8" & 3/4" (Dorman 800-416, 800-418) elbow fittings for the lines, I just can't find 1/2" or 3/8"NPT female to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By lookforjoe
I bought the Camaro water pump with the forward...

I bought the Camaro water pump with the forward outlet - I already bought a Be Cool rad with the I/O on the right, so a left outlet water pump wouldn't make sense for my install now.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By lookforjoe
Nice! Does the kit come with instructions, or is...

Nice! Does the kit come with instructions, or is it self evident? Looking at the pics on the website, the alternator they show has an extra 'arm' coming off it that they use for support - my 105a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By lookforjoe
Many thanks, Gentlemen! Since I've already...

Many thanks, Gentlemen!

Since I've already bought new ancillaries and tensioners (for the standard truck offset), I think I'll go with the ICBillet kit (551778LS0-3), and the LS1 water pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By lookforjoe
V8 Swap info - need help with accessory drive stuff

OK - so I'm using an LR4 4.8L from a 2004 Silverado 1500.

But... I'm using a LS6 intake manifold (12573572), which now means the accessory drive has to change
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 109,300
Posted By lookforjoe
Very cold Sunday morning - so I just read through...

Very cold Sunday morning - so I just read through your entire thread.
Shame about all those missing images (prior to Oct/22) to go with your well documented (lack of) progress.
Are there overall...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,901
Posted By lookforjoe
Such nice attention to (cleanliness) detail :) ...

Such nice attention to (cleanliness) detail :)

Documenting the correct location - I have to do that for critical installs, or I'll forget & question myself later as to whether I did in fact do it...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2022, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Collecting parts... LS6 mainfold & rails ...

Collecting parts...

LS6 mainfold & rails
https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20221118_154617466-jpg.68073/

new gaskets Felpro MS 96718 (edit - these are wrong for the LS6...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By lookforjoe
My suggestion moving forward would be to get the...

My suggestion moving forward would be to get the wiring manual for your year 240, whether hard copy or digital. It makes life easy , as Volvo supplied diagrams indicate not only the wiring, but all...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Took a couple hours to rearrange the garage &...

Took a couple hours to rearrange the garage & move the drivetrain to a sturdier cart. This sucker is HEAVY. Going to be fun moving this thing around & test fitting :(...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 10:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,756
Posted By lookforjoe
Any chance you have the PN of the rad you used?...

Any chance you have the PN of the rad you used? 35223? That one is 28" wide - I think the space between the rails is 29"
Could use the PN for the lower hose - I can read the # off the upper.

Many...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 406,723
Posted By lookforjoe
Impressive work! Aren't you concerned about...

Impressive work!

Aren't you concerned about sucking in small animals with no mesh/cover on the that turbo inlet?

With the amount of power you are putting through the drivetrain, shouldn't the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,901
Posted By lookforjoe
No pics are loading beyond the bronze valve guide...

No pics are loading beyond the bronze valve guide post....

Beyond that, it is nice to have grease/oil/dirt free parts, even if no one else is going to notice once it's all said & done.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By lookforjoe
Mine arrived a week ago - I got worried after...

Mine arrived a week ago - I got worried after reading this as I could tell it was rattling around inside the box. I guess I lucked out, both ends looks good
...
Forum: article composition 11-13-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,766
Posted By lookforjoe
Note - 302 mount bracket doesn't necessarily need...

Note - 302 mount bracket doesn't necessarily need grinding. Mine clears the ABS ring, with the 1/4" spacers in place
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2022, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Giffin also never responded when. I enquired...

Giffin also never responded when. I enquired about the mount brackets.

- Yes, I bought the DBW relocation harness based in your recommendation - it is the modules I'm concerned about, but they...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you for that - I will keep that image for...

Thank you for that - I will keep that image for reference




I'll test fit with what I have to start, can't see 1.5" being critical (based on Corivus's fit), but maybe that would mean less...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,307
Posted By lookforjoe
Coilover (Bicknell) sleeves (2.080" bore), seats...

Coilover (Bicknell) sleeves (2.080" bore), seats & jam nuts & (BNE) strut plates, weld rings. 12" 250lb Eibach XT springs coming.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you both for the valuable information on...

Thank you both for the valuable information on cooling system layout and the intake; cathedral port, 3 bolt TB. I'll look around for LS6 options. I'll stick with DBW - easier to keep stock cruise...
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