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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81ve50o-5LL._S...

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81ve50o-5LL._SL1500_.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,573
Posted By Redwood Chair
No TV screens are bigger, and mount on early...

No TV screens are bigger, and mount on early sheet metal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,573
Posted By Redwood Chair
The front end sheet metal changed 85-86 in the...

The front end sheet metal changed 85-86 in the USA market.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,720
Posted By Redwood Chair
I'd swap the fuel pump relay and go from there if...

I'd swap the fuel pump relay and go from there if it cranks over.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Restore it to socks with a D cam.

:nod:

Restore it to socks with a D cam.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By Redwood Chair
No idea probably similar though. Also...

No idea probably similar though.

Also there's the older black IPD lowered low life springs, and the newer blue lowered low life springs that are a bit thicker, but I don't mess with them poncy...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By Redwood Chair
Progressives might be nice if they made...

Progressives might be nice if they made progressive shock absorbers but they don't.

Yes the overloads are thicker wire and sit ~3/4" higher, but that's easily fixed by snipping the first turn of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By Redwood Chair
Hard to beat the Moogs price wise from rock auto....

Hard to beat the Moogs price wise from rock auto.

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1987,245,2.3l+l4,1287985,suspension,coil+spring,7512

That said I'm happy with my old style IPD non...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Probably a case of what have you.

:nod:

Probably a case of what have you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Redwood Chair
The panels under the back seat of the wagons are...

The panels under the back seat of the wagons are thicker and therefore different to make up for the loss of the stiffening cross brace behind the rear seats in the sedans.

Don't know about the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Redwood Chair
The OE flex fan was a 1970 only deal, and used...

The OE flex fan was a 1970 only deal, and used with a ~7/8" spacer in the 140 application.

Much sought after back in the day for use with the early top loader smaller radiator.

NB:

Stand /...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By Redwood Chair
Warped manifolds will do / cause all kinds of...

Warped manifolds will do / cause all kinds of strange things.
Forum: showroom 08-29-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://th.bing.com/th/id/OIP.LWSYdsmrKkiT0YZ_wNBj...

https://th.bing.com/th/id/OIP.LWSYdsmrKkiT0YZ_wNBj1gHaHa?pid=ImgDet&rs=1
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,493
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol you forgot to shorten your torque rods 15mm...

Lol you forgot to shorten your torque rods 15mm to maintain your pinion angle?
Forum: showroom 08-22-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Redwood Chair
Shouldn't need wobble nuts with proper adapters.

Shouldn't need wobble nuts with proper adapters.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By Redwood Chair
I have a bunch of NOS trico refills from an auto...

I have a bunch of NOS trico refills from an auto shop clean out and an early rear wiper arm and blade to test fit it out.

But yes you flex the blade back until the captive stainless loop can be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By Redwood Chair
On the early models with the stainless loop you...

On the early models with the stainless loop you can swap out just the rubber itself and retain your better made blade holder.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By Redwood Chair
Windlace is what covers the pinch weld. As...

Windlace is what covers the pinch weld.

As others have noted, massage it shut and pull up some excess from under the plastic door sill plate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By Redwood Chair
These? ...

These?

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Jw8AAOSw5PJbKE81/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2022, 02:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,413
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=34...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=34596
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Redwood Chair
You can pick up one of these at your friendly...

You can pick up one of these at your friendly neighborhood motorcycle shop.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/gq0AAOSwsFJikTf4/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,221
Posted By Redwood Chair
Don't Panic / Remain Calm

Buy a Bosch remanned MAF for dirtt Dogg cheap from Johnathan.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6274731&postcount=5
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Redwood Chair
They're rated for 5mph which is pretty good...

They're rated for 5mph which is pretty good ramming speed and can do quite a bit of damage especially if it's drilled and not functioning properly.

:e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: It is but the shops all charge more...

:nod:

It is but the shops all charge more than 17¢ / hr.
Forum: showroom 08-09-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By Redwood Chair
No Wonder

Just as well they didn't fit anyway.
Forum: showroom 08-09-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By Redwood Chair
Corsa steelies but I don't know if they're still...

Corsa steelies but I don't know if they're still making RWD Volvo wheels.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/EO4AAOSwOBBbSkgB/s-l300.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Both halves because an 81 probably...

:nod:

Both halves because an 81 probably still has the smaller driveshaft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Redwood Chair
Fixed the BW35 is a B18-B20 transmission that...

Fixed the BW35 is a B18-B20 transmission that begat the AW55 for the B21 - B27 in the 200 series.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Redwood Chair
You could play around with lengthening some NA...

You could play around with lengthening some NA fuel lines, then figure out how to bundle and run them for 17¢ / hr if you've got nothing better to do wth your life.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: ...

:lol:

https://th.bing.com/th/id/OIP.Xamv3HTHgH02SOTU-VrcOAHaEo?pid=ImgDet&rs=1

Post in wanted like hiperfauto suggested if you need some lines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Those plastic lines will vie with the...

:nod:

Those plastic lines will vie with the cockroaches for the last man standing in the end of times.



:nod:

It's a relatively complicated thing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Redwood Chair
Not easy to make up, your best bet is used cool...

Not easy to make up, your best bet is used cool weather coastal / PNW parts.

Or cobb in some VW braided lines but #4 doesn't reach, and they chafe like crazy if not properly bundled and led.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By Redwood Chair
Or at least change out that translucent chicken...

Or at least change out that translucent chicken fat stuff they came packed with for some nasty black moly axle grease.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Redwood Chair
Supposedly it was factory built to be a taxicab.

Supposedly it was factory built to be a taxicab.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Redwood Chair
Rust holes.

Rust holes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: 77-78 iirc. < NB4 the librarian...

:nod:

77-78 iirc.

< NB4 the librarian posts the workshop bulletin about it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes place a couple 6x1m nuts on the caps, measure...

Yes place a couple 6x1m nuts on the caps, measure and subtract the thickness of the nuts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By Redwood Chair
No there's small, medium and large on RWD Volvos.

No there's small, medium and large on RWD Volvos.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Redwood Chair
Very early looks different but is functionally...

Very early looks different but is functionally the same 67-72.

One year only for 73 and unique again for 74.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5066201&postcount=2
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol yea Jack's so full of the milk of human...

Lol yea Jack's so full of the milk of human kindness he buys up all the NOS NLA NIB parts and sells them to you guys for a fraction of what he paid.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Redwood Chair
S 60 / S 80 junkyard or Cl take-offs. ...

S 60 / S 80 junkyard or Cl take-offs.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/UMcAAOSwDidiHOOT/s-l1600.jpg

Don't forget the tints & HIDs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Redwood Chair
A 73 would come with poly or 'boat carpet' not...

A 73 would come with poly or 'boat carpet' not the early twill alschnertz shows.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Redwood Chair
The steel ones will dig up the trim, but the...

The steel ones will dig up the trim, but the alloy type as shown won't.

If you leapfrog with two of them you can keep it continuously pulled away from the car and it won't cut the paint on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By Redwood Chair
Drill for oil.

Drill for oil.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By Redwood Chair
164 studs are 1/4" longer but they're NLA...

164 studs are 1/4" longer but they're NLA afik.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Redwood Chair
Bolts will make it rip out if tightened that's...

Bolts will make it rip out if tightened that's why they used plastic plugs.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2022, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By Redwood Chair
Get some re-pro cop wheels and call it a day.

Get some re-pro cop wheels and call it a day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh136/redwoodch...

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh136/redwoodchair/82%20245%20GLT/82245GLTPaint4.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,077
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/RightUnconsciousHermitcr...

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