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Forum: showroom 07-16-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By Tamnakz
Even though I've got a white block now, I feel...

Even though I've got a white block now, I feel like you're telling me to go to the dark side...
Forum: showroom 07-16-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By Tamnakz
Nay, the idea of removing it is to replace it...

Nay, the idea of removing it is to replace it with something that insulates far better.
Forum: showroom 07-14-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By Tamnakz
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Forum: showroom 07-14-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By Tamnakz
Pretty please?

Pretty please?
Forum: showroom 07-13-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By Tamnakz
Photos wanted - V70 no Headliner

I'm getting ready to travel in my V70.

I'm debating pulling the headliner and some of the rear interior. Space and insulation.
Do the dome lights mount to the headliner itself like earlier...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,521
Posted By Tamnakz
I always just waited until the rear muffler...

I always just waited until the rear muffler rotted out and called it my 'sport' exhaust ^.^
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 58,545
Posted By Tamnakz
Niche

Niche
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,541
Posted By Tamnakz
Lesson number one. Do not pull the intercooler...

Lesson number one. Do not pull the intercooler pipe unless you take the tool you used with you the next few times you drive the car ^.^
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,541
Posted By Tamnakz
Wait. Is this a +t, as in the turbo was added to...

Wait. Is this a +t, as in the turbo was added to an N/A car? ..or a stock turbo car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,541
Posted By Tamnakz
Turbo. Wagon. RWD. The only thing I'd do...

Turbo.
Wagon.
RWD.

The only thing I'd do is do a cold test and make sure the turbo didn't smoke excessively, and if it did, make sure the price reflected that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,446
Posted By Tamnakz
Haha Nice! You both need to check out Volvo...

Haha Nice!
You both need to check out Volvo Enthusiasts of Michigan on Facebook if you haven't already!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,446
Posted By Tamnakz
I worried about the same when I got my V70, but...

I worried about the same when I got my V70, but she's been a dream thus far.

Any car can and will have problems. Some are worth the headache in the long run, some aren't.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,594
Posted By Tamnakz
Sway Bar id 7/9 vs 2

So, I'm going through parts that have been buried for a few years. I have a few sets of iPd bars I need to let go, but I don't know what vehicle they fit!

Does anyone have both fronts, and know...
Forum: article composition 02-16-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 45,317
Posted By Tamnakz
I applaud the effort, but the biggest problem to...

I applaud the effort, but the biggest problem to me is that in terms of the cars we're working with, price points are not constant.

Skill level, initiative and access to parts I believe determines...
Forum: article composition 02-16-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 45,317
Posted By Tamnakz
FINALLY a post that makes sense in this thread...

FINALLY a post that makes sense in this thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,446
Posted By Tamnakz
You just have to know where to look!

You just have to know where to look!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,446
Posted By Tamnakz
Hey, a Michigan bricker!

Hey, a Michigan bricker!
Forum: showroom 02-12-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,337
Posted By Tamnakz
More video? The sound... it's got me excited!

More video?
The sound... it's got me excited!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,285
Posted By Tamnakz
I'm laughing too much to read all of this right...

I'm laughing too much to read all of this right now, but will somebody somewhere please make sure it's saved for future TB'ers to laugh at?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 90,774
Posted By Tamnakz
Loving the look this is taking on! I always...

Loving the look this is taking on!
I always wanted to do something similar to a 16v. Or just try the stock Volvo Marine twin carb setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By Tamnakz
V70 n/a towing

I'm looking at getting an enclosed trailer. 6x9 ish with a 5 or 6 foot height.

I've got a well maintained V70.

As long as I'm not an idiot and floor it through a mountain climb or anything,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By Tamnakz
Luck! My dad found a shop in Lincoln that has the...

Luck! My dad found a shop in Lincoln that has the part and time to install it for me. This'll be the first time I've ever paid for such or similar work, but itllybe well worth it when I'm home!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By Tamnakz
The best timeframe on the part is in Lincoln NE....

The best timeframe on the part is in Lincoln NE. Anyone?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By Tamnakz
Crap, I missed the 'from' part. Are you no longer...

Crap, I missed the 'from' part. Are you no longer in the area?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By Tamnakz
Thanks! She's still rolling. I was feeling a...

Thanks! She's still rolling. I was feeling a funny vibration that was both speed and load dependant, checked it out and the CV joint obviously has sh** it's grease. If I can't find anyone closer, do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By Tamnakz
Nebraska/I80 Help?

I have the part ordered in Lincoln NE. Probably going to have to pay a shop to install...

I'm on my way home to Michigan and just toasted a CV joint.

I'm in Kimball, the SW corner of Nebraska,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,016
Posted By Tamnakz
Found a mom n pop shop that would take my waste...

Found a mom n pop shop that would take my waste mix, parked for lunch.

With the lower air cover off, the drain petcock is stupidly easy to get to. Topped off and pressurized and no problems after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,778
Posted By Tamnakz
Cap is good. Driver bad.

Cap is good. Driver bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,778
Posted By Tamnakz
Yep, that's what my dad said, and the data...

Yep, that's what my dad said, and the data agrees. I still need something more than water though, figured I'd better not skimp. I'm still at least 3k miles from home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,778
Posted By Tamnakz
Rarely. I'm visiting the mountains though and...

Rarely. I'm visiting the mountains though and will be pushing my car harder climbing to some spots than it'll probably ever work again under my ownership. I'm starting at 6k and ending at 10-11k,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,778
Posted By Tamnakz
High altitude high temp coolant choice?

So, I boiled over. Probably my fault, was running 40/60 coolant/water with a loose cap, driving up a crazy one lane switchback around 8000 feet.

I think I boiled because my dumb*** was running a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,957
Posted By Tamnakz
If water is leaking into the cylinder, should...

If water is leaking into the cylinder, should enough combustion gasses be present in the coolant to test positive? I'm just imagining it being a two way leak, seeing as if it's bad there's far more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,016
Posted By Tamnakz
Actually, it may be my fault. I've been reading...

Actually, it may be my fault. I've been reading and you're right about coolant pressure... But you see, you've got to have a tight cap to built pressure.

I've always run a loose cap. Didn't even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,016
Posted By Tamnakz
Colorado Springs anyone?

Ruh Roh. Tried to climb a mountain in my V70 today. She said no and spat her coolant in a pissy rage. Topped her off with alot of water.

I don't think I hurt anything, but would like to get a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By Tamnakz
Fawk. I can't just install fog lights? I have to...

Fawk. I can't just install fog lights? I have to pay the dealer to tell the car it's ok for me to use them? What did I get myself into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By Tamnakz
Surgeon just estimated the outward twist on my...

Surgeon just estimated the outward twist on my left leg at 30-50 degrees, a clutch pedal is out of the question at the moment lol.

Found a 12 quart case of the right Mobil stuff for 62 shipped....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By Tamnakz
Holy fawk transmission fluid.

Holy fawk transmission fluid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,365
Posted By Tamnakz
Alternator excitor wire. You can 'self...

Alternator excitor wire.

You can 'self excite' an alternator with a bad excitor wire by giving it some rpm's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By Tamnakz
I haven't given it much thought, but probably...

I haven't given it much thought, but probably green toxic stuff. I love the idea of non toxic, but green doesn't give me problems.

I do need to look into tranny fluid though. I'm flabbergasted at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By Tamnakz
I am not going to backdate the housing. I looked...

I am not going to backdate the housing. I looked into it, it should be simple, but it's not worth the cost and hassle at this point given that a new housing comes with the sensor and thermostat, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By Tamnakz
P2 n/a white block - under intake jobs?

I've got a few people helping me effectively stage zero an '03 V70 I picked up.

Coming up soon is lifting the intake, a thermostat and a pcv service.

I've done as much reading as I could find,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By Tamnakz
Do you by chance know if the newer housing is...

Do you by chance know if the newer housing is able to have the thermostat replaced?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By Tamnakz
The housing they sell looks as if the thermostat...

The housing they sell looks as if the thermostat should be replaceable, though I've read from Volvo and others there's a legitimate reason for the sealed unit. Maybe due to problems sealing with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By Tamnakz
Could the hose routing be solved by using the...

Could the hose routing be solved by using the 2001 hose on my 2003 by chance?

Different sensor... different part no. for the sensor, or a different location altogether?

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By Tamnakz
This is the thermostat housing on my car. An '03...

This is the thermostat housing on my car. An '03 V70 n/a.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-engine-coolant-thermostat-assembly-s60-v70-30777475

...an '01 has this for a housing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By Tamnakz
Different thermostat housings?

I read somewhere that the whiteblock thermostat housings changed over the years, but can't find where I saw that.

The original being a housing with a replaceable thermostat, similar to a redblock....
Forum: showroom 03-22-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,718
Posted By Tamnakz
What a killer story! Glad you both got the hookup!

What a killer story! Glad you both got the hookup!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,021
Posted By Tamnakz
This is a site a member who'd like to remain...

This is a site a member who'd like to remain anonymous pmed me right after I posted this.
http://www.goss-garage.com/frequently-asked-questions/basic-emission-control-system-work/

Thanks for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,021
Posted By Tamnakz
Obviously, one of many options.

Obviously, one of many options.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,021
Posted By Tamnakz
Emissions chemistry anyone?

So, I've never learned about cars in a classroom, just hands on. I took some certification tests and my biggest weak spot was in regards to emissions.

What mechanical conditions cause what...
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