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Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,827
Posted By isaac
Not a GT35 but quite a few guys including myself...

Not a GT35 but quite a few guys including myself have had success with eBay 50 trim and 57 trim T3/T4 hybrids. IIRC Kenny and Sam have gone into the 12s on 50 trims alone.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 31,423
Posted By isaac
Updates? It's been a few months.

Updates? It's been a few months.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,869
Posted By isaac
Interesting

Interesting
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,869
Posted By isaac
Source for Volvo anthracite wheel paint?

So pressure washing my wheels was a bad idea.

Anybody know a source for the dark R wheel paint that isn't like 2-3 weeks shipping from another country?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,800
Posted By isaac
Yeah I've checked and cleaned the everloving ****...

Yeah I've checked and cleaned the everloving **** out of the PCV early on after it started leaking though I might need to check again. I've only driven this car a total of about 30,000 miles in 5...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,800
Posted By isaac
I finally did this job as per what Jordan said...

I finally did this job as per what Jordan said and it all worked out, though parts of it were a pain in the ass. Timing it up while putting it back together I ended up centering the cams directly in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,800
Posted By isaac
I really appreciate the step by step. This is how...

I really appreciate the step by step. This is how I’m gonna do it. Hope I can be in and out without anything breaking and hopefully less than a day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,800
Posted By isaac
Far out. I was gonna keep the car in gear and...

Far out. I was gonna keep the car in gear and pull the parking brake.

I was more interested in the variable timing gears since they have to be reclocked on the way back together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,800
Posted By isaac
Mmbien

Mmbien
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,800
Posted By isaac
Cam seals on a V70/S60R

So I’m about to do this job on my 04 V70R and am pretty intimidated by the dual adjustable timing gears. Is there a trick to really making sure those things are set right and aren’t misadjusted?...
Forum: events 06-23-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 166,311
Posted By isaac
My Rhahahahaharrrrr still leaks oil like crazy...

My Rhahahahaharrrrr still leaks oil like crazy but I have to keep it for reasons in November so I’ll still have it and it told me it wants to go to the Mountain Meet.
Forum: events 09-18-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 248,874
Posted By isaac
He’s strongly considering it

He’s strongly considering it
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 248,874
Posted By isaac
I am very interested in this and plan on talking...

I am very interested in this and plan on talking the wife into camping with me. Thanks for putting on what looks like the spiritual successor to the early SE meets, based on attendees.
Forum: events 04-11-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,137
Posted By isaac
Well dang I’m going to this for sure in the R....

Well dang I’m going to this for sure in the R. Steve’s going too and a few coast guys.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 75,167
Posted By isaac
Well it's starting to look like my wife threw...

Well it's starting to look like my wife threw away all my timeslips while she was cleaning the house, but I ran a 15.1@95 in my apparently modified 2004 V70R with a 2.4 something 60'.

Did this...
Forum: events 05-04-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 35,606
Posted By isaac
Looks like I'm coming to this.

Looks like I'm coming to this.
Forum: events 05-02-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 233,248
Posted By isaac
Damn Kenny you did a really good job on that...

Damn Kenny you did a really good job on that final sendoff.

Mike, amazing work getting it to people who otherwise would never have seen this thing. It meant a lot. Thank you for everything you've...
Forum: events 04-14-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 71,404
Posted By isaac
HEYO

HEYO
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,624
Posted By isaac
Well I solved this problem. I swapped all the...

Well I solved this problem. I swapped all the plugs a couple months back and it went away, but then came back a few weeks later. Then a few weeks ago I started to get a miss at full boost, so the...
Forum: showroom 04-28-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 93,050
Posted By isaac
It is amazing how casually you wrote this post...

It is amazing how casually you wrote this post for how great that build job is. You have clearly done this before and are very damn good at it.

(Looks at damage on page 3)

Oh **** that sucks....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,102
Posted By isaac
This engine can take a lot of different types oil...

This engine can take a lot of different types oil but I use Pennzoil 10w30. If you start with synthetic now it's a lot easier than changing to it later when it'll clean off all the caked on goo in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,582
Posted By isaac
Alright, well rock on.

Alright, well rock on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,854
Posted By isaac
Well since you say it goes crazy, black smoke...

Well since you say it goes crazy, black smoke rich (it should if it's below 10:1) then I doubt the IAC is doing it. It sounds like a coolant temp sensor or AMM. Both are easy to do electrical tests...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,448
Posted By isaac
This:...

This: http://www.ebay.com/itm/VOLVO-V70-T5-2-3-850-97-TD04HL-16T-Turbo-CHRA-Cartridge-/301132559151?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item461ce6332f&vxp=mtr


16T center cartridge. Unbolt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By isaac
BTW if you're checking wires, do it in the dark....

BTW if you're checking wires, do it in the dark. Spray water on them and look for a lightning storm. That'll tell you if the wires are old and literally leaking spark.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,896
Posted By isaac
Sounds to me like a bad driveshaft U-joint....

Sounds to me like a bad driveshaft U-joint. They're sensitive to load. I've had a few cars that only did it when you were going fast. Push in clutch and load goes away. You could just disconnect it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By isaac
Are the spark plugs platinums? Those things do...

Are the spark plugs platinums? Those things do terrible in turbo redblocks. Coppers or Supers are far better. I'm talking the difference between running badly and instantly running fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,640
Posted By isaac
As soon as I read "spitting out of the intake" I...

As soon as I read "spitting out of the intake" I immediately thought of all the problems I've had with cars that ended up having an airflow meter problem (including 240s). Every single one of them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,855
Posted By isaac
This. If the otherwise reasonable JYs around here...

This. If the otherwise reasonable JYs around here hadn't started jacking up the prices on all the engines (a "complete" engine with no accessories is $250) I'd be stockpiling squirters. Those things...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,927
Posted By isaac
Not to be a wallet holocaust denier but is there...

Not to be a wallet holocaust denier but is there a chance you've been "programmed" to think it can only be done at the dealer since you work at the dealer?

It's just I've owned more than a dozen...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,927
Posted By isaac
Reprogramming keyless transmitters

So I've been researching this since yesterday and the jury is clearly still out on this one. It looks like there's variations for procedures, components needed, and whether it's even possible at all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,739
Posted By isaac
Yeah I'm kinda interested in that too. As the...

Yeah I'm kinda interested in that too. As the owner of an E34, a 240 and a V70, they all strike me as pretty equally comfortable seats but the black leathers in the E34 look real nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,739
Posted By isaac
Damn that was a good thread. Thanks! Kinda...

Damn that was a good thread. Thanks!

Kinda sucks but I had ganked a keyless remote from a JY V70 because my V70 didn't come with a remote, but I can't get the reprogramming trick to work on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,739
Posted By isaac
Wait, how do you swap that into a 740? ...

Wait, how do you swap that into a 740?




I did that in my 245 a long time ago, front to rear, two layers deep in some areas. I used mostly home depot carpet padding (think they stopped selling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,739
Posted By isaac
That actually seems like something you could just...

That actually seems like something you could just plain rip off another car (if you could find and rewire the temperature probe if it doesn't have a module somewhere else). That's a damn good idea....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,739
Posted By isaac
What have you modernized on your old Volvo?

I remember when I had my 83 245DL, and I'd ride in an 850 or V/S70 at a TB meet, I really always wanted all creature comforts they had, minus damn near everything else about them.

The big one I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,455
Posted By isaac
http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/1451/85392302.j...

http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/1451/85392302.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,246
Posted By isaac
Makes me think a 72l in a 3.31 car would be a...

Makes me think a 72l in a 3.31 car would be a hell of a freeway cruise setup
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Damnit I forgot about Gary being super helpful...

Damnit I forgot about Gary being super helpful with things in PMs. That guy's a M&NP all-star.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Btw you disrespectful cockbag, in case you don't...

Btw you disrespectful cockbag, in case you don't know when the whole +T concept started, do the math on what you just wrote: I've been teaching how to kill Volvos for 13 years. I did more with $200...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Mike wins this on the last turn, Athlon, tommy,...

Mike wins this on the last turn, Athlon, tommy, the truck mechanic, jerry and the machine get medals, and holy catballs some of you guys should go pro at being internet douchebags. Swear I could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Psychopath: I am sorry for calling you a...

Psychopath: I am sorry for calling you a psychopath. People shouldn't know who you are until you give them permission, as per social mores. That's to say you were only trying to keep the roads safe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Are you honestly suggesting that a plastic bag,...

Are you honestly suggesting that a plastic bag, duct tape, zip ties and some grease are more expensive than driveshaft from the junkyard? Because they're not. I go to the JY all the time. Driveshafts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Every one of the things you wrote is a form of...

Every one of the things you wrote is a form of trolling. Cut that out. This is a hypothetical thread about a spare car I bought for the hell of it you ****ing psychopath.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Oh for ****'s sake the first post? Really? ...

Oh for ****'s sake the first post? Really?

Gary I've been on TB for damn near 13 years and +T'd a 245 into the 14s for $200 worth of parts. Of course I'm serious. And I'm talking about hosed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,718
Posted By isaac
Is it possible to loosen up driveshaft u-joints?

Crazy idea inside!

So the 277,000 mile 89 244DL I just bought with an AW70 in it runs great except the driveshaft clearly is making some noise. It goes away on coast, comes on under acceleration,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,759
Posted By isaac
God...so many fails. Hopefully somebody...

God...so many fails.

Hopefully somebody answered your questions because I can't stomach it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,158
Posted By isaac
Dude drink that ****. Yes it's just the...

Dude drink that ****.

Yes it's just the head gasket, unless you've been driving like this forever. If shimmering metal comes out in the oil that'll be a good indicator if you ate bearings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,624
Posted By isaac
This would seemingly make sense, but a) I already...

This would seemingly make sense, but a) I already said I replaced the entirety of the PCV system with OEM Volvo parts and b) I already said there's no evidence of leakage there.

If there was a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,624
Posted By isaac
That was my first guess too, but the only wire...

That was my first guess too, but the only wire affected by engine movement is the coil wire, and it's fine. I've made sure to slack out the No. 1 wire and it still shoots off.

As for plugs, I've...
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