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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,658
Posted By 283SD
Banjo bolts

I replaced them with AN on the V8 wagon years ago. I made my own AN lines. I also run a P/S oil cooler for it also.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By 283SD
I have E/Z bleed bleeders on the V8 Wagon they...

I have E/Z bleed bleeders on the V8 Wagon they have a check valve in them that way air can't suck air back, put some never seize on the threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By 283SD
I found one, blue box with a small speaker grill....

I found one, blue box with a small speaker grill. Volvo #1362268, Hella #5SA004396-00.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By 283SD
Clogged bleeder?

Clogged bleeder?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,337
Posted By 283SD
I had a wind shield installed on my '87 245 early...

I had a wind shield installed on my '87 245 early this year with a later windshield. I removed the old one cleaned and painted the opening. The shop came and installed the new later style windshield...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By 283SD
Save yourself a lot of time/grief, go with an old...

Save yourself a lot of time/grief, go with an old school SBC. I've had mine for coming up on 35 years now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By 283SD
I got a pair from IPD they seem to be well made.

I got a pair from IPD they seem to be well made.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,216
Posted By 283SD
When you step on the brakes your life is in your...

When you step on the brakes your life is in your foots hand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By 283SD
The inside flange of the quarter panel is spot...

The inside flange of the quarter panel is spot welded to the rocker. If you cut away the rocker at the seam, find the spot welds and grind away the rocker panel, drill holes in the quarter panel to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,216
Posted By 283SD
Changed mine on the V8 wagon years ago [ '91]....

Changed mine on the V8 wagon years ago [ '91]. You will need rotors and calipers, I cross drilled them also, I have put 275K miles on them since.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,849
Posted By 283SD
Built my V8 [350 Chevy] wagon in Nov"88. The P/S...

Built my V8 [350 Chevy] wagon in Nov"88. The P/S pump was a GM unit, the GM alt works the same as the Volvo alt, used the Volvo temp sender with an adapter fitting, O/P light hooked up to the Volvo...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By 283SD
I run a 3/8" line on my V8 wagon, better too much...

I run a 3/8" line on my V8 wagon, better too much than not enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,894
Posted By 283SD
Just finished a 245 camper. BDW 3" lift 30"...

Just finished a 245 camper. BDW 3" lift 30" tires. Took out the back seats extended the floor to the back of the front seats. Roof mounted spare, ladder on the tailgate to get to the spare. Stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,253
Posted By 283SD
My '90 had a hard start issue, replaced the main...

My '90 had a hard start issue, replaced the main pump, took it apart, of the two magnets in the pump one was broken causing it to start hard. IDN if this helps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By 283SD
Clorox

Clorox
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By 283SD
Wood Refinish

Minwax High gloss clear. Get it the 8oz cans, if it stays open for too long it will get too thick. Stir do not shake as this will create small bubbles. Good luck, take your time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By 283SD
I have done many wood trim restorations. I start...

I have done many wood trim restorations. I start with #320 dry sandpaper to get all of the old finish off, carefully! Once stripped I brush on poly urethane high gloss clear with a high-quality brush...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By 283SD
Tap/Turn Signal flashers

Can you get the new tap/turn flasher units for our older Volvo's
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,434
Posted By 283SD
Roloc sander

do not!!! Use a rolc sander unless yuo want to f'up the surface.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2022, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,870
Posted By 283SD
I ran welding cable from the battery in the r/r...

I ran welding cable from the battery in the r/r butt cheek to the starter, I don't know what gauge wire it is, the O/D is about 3/4", added 10lbs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,081
Posted By 283SD
Bad U joints?

Bad U joints?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By 283SD
Weld a nut with a hole big enough to fit over the...

Weld a nut with a hole big enough to fit over the head of bolt to the bolt [MIG], the heat will help free it up and you will have a hex to turn it. I have done this more times than I can remember,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,057
Posted By 283SD
Hold the brake pedal down with a stick/bar to...

Hold the brake pedal down with a stick/bar to prevent the fluid from leaking out before you start, disconnect the battery also so the brake lights don't stay on.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,648
Posted By 283SD
Wheel fans

I made the ones for the race car myself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,069
Posted By 283SD
I have one in GC but I'm NY.

I have one in GC but I'm NY.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,648
Posted By 283SD
As I posted before, wheel fans, BTW they can also...

As I posted before, wheel fans, BTW they can also add to down force as they suck the air out from under the car. We did a test at Moss Sport CANADA, got down to .4 atmospheres.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By 283SD
Does not sound like a good idea either way.

Does not sound like a good idea either way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By 283SD
You can cut a slot across the pad to break up the...

You can cut a slot across the pad to break up the surface. I throw out the anti-squeal pads and use never/seize on all contacts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By 283SD
Could also be oil soaked.

Could also be oil soaked.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By 283SD
I checked on the spare one that I have. It uses...

I checked on the spare one that I have. It uses an O-ring, 30mm id x 3.5 X section. Any parts store should have one, I have a stack of them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By 283SD
I made a giant caliper to measure the toe in/out,...

I made a giant caliper to measure the toe in/out, it is good to .005"
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,668
Posted By 283SD
V8 it. My V8 wagon makes 350+HP. Been driving it...

V8 it. My V8 wagon makes 350+HP. Been driving it for 34 years now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By 283SD
Only the stock ones.

Only the stock ones.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,648
Posted By 283SD
Wheel fans.

Wheel fans.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,419
Posted By 283SD
Does not look very good to me.

Does not look very good to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By 283SD
Is the banjo fitting hitting the body of the...

Is the banjo fitting hitting the body of the turbo before it is tight?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,472
Posted By 283SD
I'm building a lifted 245, got 15" wheels...

I'm building a lifted 245, got 15" wheels [aluminum] from VP auto parts. My wife who suggested the lift, after seeing one that was lifted, was impressed with the wheels that we got from VP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2022, 12:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,100
Posted By 283SD
I've been running Mobil 1 in all our cars, yard...

I've been running Mobil 1 in all our cars, yard equipment, etc. I use the VR-1 for engine break-in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By 283SD
The last time I needed some I got them through my...

The last time I needed some I got them through my local NAPA store. I have a friend that has a HUGE warehouse full of NOS parts. I got NOS steering rack boots for my '78 wagon from him early this...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 182,878
Posted By 283SD
Update on our '87 wagon, installed the 3" kit...

Update on our '87 wagon, installed the 3" kit from BDW, very well made. Removed the back seat bottom and back, built a framework up to the back of the front seats to extend the floor with a hinged...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,305
Posted By 283SD
For what model car? You will hit the tunnel in a...

For what model car? You will hit the tunnel in a 240 with a one-piece drive shaft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By 283SD
I'm in the Mid Hudson Valley NY. I have done many...

I'm in the Mid Hudson Valley NY. I have done many R&P gear changes. What gears and what rear are you going to change to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,658
Posted By 283SD
Did that on the V8 Wagon years ago. Used-4 teflon...

Did that on the V8 Wagon years ago. Used-4 teflon hose for the pressure side, -6 hose for the return side, also added an oil cooler on the return side.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By 283SD
I,m up to 13 deer so far, most were in Dutchess...

I,m up to 13 deer so far, most were in Dutchess County NY, 2 were with my MGB, 1 was with my MGB/GT, 2 of my Dodge's, 66 Chevy Bel Air twice, got one with my trailer,etc, almost hit one in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By 283SD
Steering shaft U joints?

Steering shaft U joints?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,908
Posted By 283SD
If you spot/plug weld you will still have a gap...

If you spot/plug weld you will still have a gap that moisture/water can get into and blow out in as little as 6 months.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,908
Posted By 283SD
When you use a flange tool to step the panel you...

When you use a flange tool to step the panel you end up welding an edge to a flat panel. They expand and contract at different rates, you get more warpage and it is harder to straighten after. When...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By 283SD
Heater motor, wind shield wiper motor, turn...

Heater motor, wind shield wiper motor, turn signal flasher, all bulbs, etc will be needed to converted to 12Volts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By 283SD
A lot of Britt cars use a door gasket like the...

A lot of Britt cars use a door gasket like the one two posts above. MGB's Austin Healey TR-6. I would check out one's for an MGB. Moss Motors is a source.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,866
Posted By 283SD
Get an old school bottle opener the one with the...

Get an old school bottle opener the one with the tab, use a piece of strip steel or a paint stick on the face of the trim to keep from denting the face of the trim, work little by little.
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