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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Benjam83
'93 240: Water leaking from the top of the A-pillar (no sunroof)

Ok, so the title pretty much sums it up. I've got a non-sunroof car. We're in the middle a week of solid rain, and I'm DDing it right now. I've got water leaking into the cabin, at the top of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 78,003
Posted By Benjam83
This is why, on these cars stock, there's that...

This is why, on these cars stock, there's that rubber guibo instead of a U-joint on the front shaft. Once you put a u-joint in there, at an angle, and don't have a second one to cancel it out,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 78,003
Posted By Benjam83
So, every angle is up, and you have no downward...

So, every angle is up, and you have no downward angles canceling out driveline acceleration? That's going to vibe like a SOB.

On mine, I tried to get my trans and front shaft as close to parallel...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 78,003
Posted By Benjam83
I went with the Spicer mount in my swap...

I went with the Spicer mount in my swap (240)....Works great. They're decently cheap, so I'd just pick one up to see if it can be made to work in your 7xx.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,112
Posted By Benjam83
Interested in this... The lack of low...

Interested in this...

The lack of low mileage replacements, as well as parts/rebuilability of these boxes is why I swapped the T5 in. But I would think that there are enough die-hard purists that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,436
Posted By Benjam83
I've heard that the 262c Bertone seat brackets...

I've heard that the 262c Bertone seat brackets are shorter to accommodate the chopped top. Can anyone confirm this? Could be a viable option for some of the more "gifted" 240 drivers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By Benjam83
I just did a quick search through Tasca, and it...

I just did a quick search through Tasca, and it still looks like there's quite a few bushings that are available. I would definitely check the car to make sure you know which ones need it....or just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By Benjam83
It would have been 8-10-ish years ago that I went...

It would have been 8-10-ish years ago that I went down this road. I found somewhere online that had all of the bushings except for 1. I don't recall where I found them. The one that was NLA was in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By Benjam83
BNE also sells a c/o kit for the gen1 IRS. ...

BNE also sells a c/o kit for the gen1 IRS.

But by now, I would think that all the rubber bushings in the IRS would need replacing, if they haven't been yet. So, I wouldn't bother replacing shocks...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,004
Posted By Benjam83
First problem with the clutch is the pedal ratio...

First problem with the clutch is the pedal ratio not matching up to the clutch fork ratio.

You press the pedal X inches, and it pulls Y inches of cable. That ratio is certainly different than the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 495,965
Posted By Benjam83
Whoa....Do you have a link? My dad put in...

Whoa....Do you have a link?

My dad put in a four-post in their machine shed a few years ago. Bought the lift, DIY assembly/install...and it's awesome. But this is a great option for those with...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By Benjam83
I had a similar deal with mine...funny how a...

I had a similar deal with mine...funny how a quarter million miles will wear on a car like that. I was still able to bolt them up, though.

As for the rust...uh...I'd probably throw a bolt in...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,144
Posted By Benjam83
http://www.turbobricks.com/resources.php?content=c...

http://www.turbobricks.com/resources.php?content=camspec
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,901
Posted By Benjam83
This is how I understand it....I'm sure there are...

This is how I understand it....I'm sure there are a lot more variables at play here...and some/all of this may have been covered earlier in this post, or many other posts on the internetz.

It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,616
Posted By Benjam83
So, I just got my swap on the road for the first...

So, I just got my swap on the road for the first time last night. It's just got the regular style slip-yoke. One of my big concerns in this endeavor has been all of the talk around vibrations and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,901
Posted By Benjam83
Well....I'm about to find out on this one. When...

Well....I'm about to find out on this one. When I went down that road with my swap, I was thinking that it would make for decent interstate cruising (70-80mph). I'm less concerned about...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,616
Posted By Benjam83
I've got the same Yoshifab setup, and just a...

I've got the same Yoshifab setup, and just a regular slip-yoke. I've got a few little odds&ends that I need to wrap up, but I think it should be drivable the next time I get over there to work on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,616
Posted By Benjam83
Kind of on-topic....If you switch slip-yokes, do...

Kind of on-topic....If you switch slip-yokes, do you need to have the DS re-balanced?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,901
Posted By Benjam83
Well....I'm about to find out on this one. When...

Well....I'm about to find out on this one. When I went down that road with my swap, I was thinking that it would make for decent interstate cruising (70-80mph). I'm less concerned about...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,901
Posted By Benjam83
Check out DeeWorks....I'm just wrapping up my T5...

Check out DeeWorks....I'm just wrapping up my T5 swap with his kit.

https://www.deeworks.ca/product/t5-adapter/

I hadn't seen this one before, but looks like a decent option as well, if you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,240
Posted By Benjam83
Ugh....how much is "slightly"? Why are you...

Ugh....how much is "slightly"? Why are you referencing the 262...totally different platform...only commonality is the coachbuilder?

It's totally inaccurate to say that the 780 is a chopped down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,240
Posted By Benjam83
No, it's not.... I'd say there's...

No, it's not....



I'd say there's something wrong with your seat. I'm 6'2" with a long torso, and I never had an issue. I did have an issue in my 940 SE, until I fixed the seat so it would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,387
Posted By Benjam83
This ^^^ Anything Thule that's new is going...

This ^^^

Anything Thule that's new is going to have a retailer that's pretty proud of it.

The square bars are noisier than the fancier aero-bars. But they're the strongest cross-bars that...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,176
Posted By Benjam83
I'm in for this one being a manufacturing defect....

I'm in for this one being a manufacturing defect. This is not a new design, given that this is a '01 C70. I installed IPD bars on my '99 xc70 ages ago.

While it was a pain in the ass to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 550,618
Posted By Benjam83
Yo girl....I herd u like bananas....

Yo girl....I herd u like bananas....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,229
Posted By Benjam83
Would the one on the right be for "packaging...

Would the one on the right be for "packaging issues" where there just isn't much room under the hood? That's the only benefit that I can come up with...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,520
Posted By Benjam83
Yoshi's stuff is sweet...and i regret that it has...

Yoshi's stuff is sweet...and i regret that it has to be under the car, but meh....

Buy them, you'll like them...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,357
Posted By Benjam83
I think it's getting close. I just received an...

I think it's getting close. I just received an email a couple days ago asking for my mailing address...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,260
Posted By Benjam83
Yeah, what are those? 225s?

Yeah, what are those? 225s?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,967
Posted By Benjam83
I've never done the Greens....I've heard they're...

I've never done the Greens....I've heard they're not that great....

I put EBC reds on my wife's Outback and they work well for a daily. They don't dust very bad. And there was no discernible for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,079
Posted By Benjam83
Sloppy shifter bushings? Is it grinding the...

Sloppy shifter bushings?

Is it grinding the gears? Does the clutch feel like it's engaging/disengaging properly? Or are you just not able to physically get it into the next gear?

Check clutch...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,347
Posted By Benjam83
You're right....you need more aero-drag....

You're right....you need more aero-drag....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By Benjam83
The pad selection should be a bit better than...

The pad selection should be a bit better than with the older cars. But of course it's personal preference....

I've used EBC YellowStuff pads in the past and really like them. They tolerate heat...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By Benjam83
Here's some more info.... ...

Here's some more info....

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=175584&page=2
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 218,090
Posted By Benjam83
Just like that? boom! :lol: I don't...

Just like that? boom!

:lol:

I don't remember the last time I had 2 weekends in consecutive months free, let alone 2 consecutive weekends free...

I do get what you mean though... and I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By Benjam83
This Hybrid version is still pretty new. Ben has...

This Hybrid version is still pretty new. Ben has a good reputation for making high quality parts. I've purchased from him and was quite happy, and will likely purchase from him again.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 550,618
Posted By Benjam83
sad panda....

sad panda....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,149
Posted By Benjam83
"Continuously..." Even when the car is...

"Continuously..."

Even when the car is off......


1. Verify temp....if temp is normal, stop here.
2. verify cooling system functionality
....a. does cooling fan kick on?
....b. is water...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,288
Posted By Benjam83
Clean your grounds.... bad grounds cause all...

Clean your grounds....

bad grounds cause all kinds of wonky issues...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,060
Posted By Benjam83
If a bear falls in the woods, does the pope hear...

If a bear falls in the woods, does the pope hear it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,170
Posted By Benjam83
My NA has one. Original tranny (for now), not...

My NA has one. Original tranny (for now), not performance oriented....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,671
Posted By Benjam83
Thin sheet metal, in addition to free flowing...

Thin sheet metal, in addition to free flowing design, which won't restrict noise coming out of the intake.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,206
Posted By Benjam83
The tranny doesn't rely on coolant. I just...

The tranny doesn't rely on coolant. I just happens to have a tranny cooler, that cools tranny fluid, that is also connected to (or part of...) the radiator.

But if the water pump dies, that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,206
Posted By Benjam83
So, it's all fixed? I don't know why a water...

So, it's all fixed?

I don't know why a water pump issue would affect the trans fluid....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,206
Posted By Benjam83
I've never seen pink tranny fluid in an old RWD...

I've never seen pink tranny fluid in an old RWD Volvo trans, unless it was brand new. I'd be worried if it was any color other than black, lol.

At the end of the day, it's more about what your...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,615
Posted By Benjam83
advice....hmmmmm.... Don't put an m47 behind...

advice....hmmmmm....

Don't put an m47 behind a turbo motor, unless you plan on never ever making boost....

transmission lives matter...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,547
Posted By Benjam83
Sooooo....I love that....a lot... I'm...

Sooooo....I love that....a lot...

I'm assuming that's photochopped? Seems unlikely that a TBer could have done something this cool...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,559
Posted By Benjam83
Yeah, I did. The car wasn't anywhere near...

Yeah, I did. The car wasn't anywhere near as..."wallowy" (is that a word? **** yeah, it is....)

And given my car at the time was a 940 SE, it had the IRS rear, so I could only do the IPD sway up...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,559
Posted By Benjam83
It was only at full lock and it wasn't awful.... ...

It was only at full lock and it wasn't awful.... It was just enough to take the pain off that spot on the bar.

It was worth it to me, for the bar not having paint in that one spot....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,559
Posted By Benjam83
I had 16x7.5 with 225 tires....they rubbed at...

I had 16x7.5 with 225 tires....they rubbed at full lock. big whoop...
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