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Old 11-26-2016, 03:44 PM   #1
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Hi guys, I here doing this again after my wife disconnected the computer and erased all the info I had typed. I am new to the bricks. I am a a Toyota fan, but I always wanted a Volvo wagon since I saw one back in the 80's. Finally I got one in a great deal with the exterior( red) color I wanted and the black upholstery I wanted. I got it back in September and I've been working on it on spare time after work. I have already pulled the engine and trans out of it. I had to put the cressy to sleep due to the fact it rusted beyond my budget and parts are practically impossible to get. One day after work I glanced at a 240 and the LED lit, Why not a 7mgte -240 combo? the engine only has 9k, yes 9,000 only since I rebuilt it.
Also I am changing the lug pattern for 5-114 to fit some 17 inch Maxima wheels.
I was blessed to find a supra in the local junk yard. The cressy hump is a front one and does not fit. The supra is mid hump and easier to make it work in the 240 chassis.

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Old 11-27-2016, 12:32 AM   #2
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Do it. Post lots of pics. I'm a closeted Toyota fan and straight sixes are my favorite swaps in the 240. Plenty of rear sump 1JZ's floating around for cheap also.

I don't think I've ever personally seen an M engine swap, but plenty of threads on JZ series.
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Old 11-27-2016, 01:15 AM   #3
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get to reading:
Old info and discussion about the swap
http://forums.turbobricks.com/archiv.../t-108633.html
diff detween 2j and 7m
http://www.driftworks.com/forum/tech...s-2jz-gte.html
2j swapped 240 volvo (with detailed pics and info)
http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/sh...ighlight=supra
sweet 2jz swap in a 740, but great build and all around info
http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/sh...ighlight=supra

You having the hubs redrilled? or getting adaptors?

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Old 11-27-2016, 02:33 AM   #4
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[QUOTE=BillyMaysHere;5510473]get to reading:
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Hi bill.im redrilling them myself.I used the rotor of a 2002 infinity and the center hole fits iperfect to make the pattern .Im using Chevy trailblazer studs complements of the local junk yard. I got one done already.
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Old 11-27-2016, 11:05 PM   #5
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How do I post my pictures here?
any tips would be greatly appreciated
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Old 02-13-2017, 10:00 AM   #6
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get to reading:
Old info and discussion about the swap
Hi bill.im redrilling them myself.I used the rotor of a 2002 infinity and the center hole fits iperfect to make the pattern .Im using Chevy trailblazer studs complements of the local junk yard. I got one done already.
What model of Infiniti did the rotor come off of? I've been pondering a switch to 5x114.3 for my 242, so this would be good info to know.
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Old 02-13-2017, 10:53 PM   #7
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infinity I 35 2002 front wheel drive. The rotor fits perfect in the hub and I used smaller drill bits to guide the big one. Once done I hammered the new studs complements of the local junk yard from trailbrazer. I gotta finish the rest of them as I am finishing the motor and tranny mounts. Good luck
https://postimg.org/image/8fonfv0af/
https://postimg.org/image/o82sk4oin/

the first pix is the volvo hub drilled using a nissan rim as a guide to keep the studs in place. I used the lug nuts to pull them with a air gun to place.
the second pix is the rim in place. Just barely missed the strut, it cleared about 1/2 inch.

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Old 02-19-2017, 12:41 AM   #8
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Here are more pictures .
https://postimg.org/image/id7fk30zp/
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https://postimg.org/image/a8o0rmnod/
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Ok Tomorrow ( Sunday )will be adapting the flat booster with toyota camry MC .
Stiil a way to go , just half way there.
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Old 11-27-2016, 11:18 PM   #9
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Copy the image adress

Then paste it after clicking this box
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Old 11-27-2016, 11:50 PM   #10
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Old 11-29-2016, 12:23 AM   #11
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thanks will do tomorrow, today i began cutting the oil pan for clearance
Hasta la vista!!!
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Old 12-01-2016, 02:21 AM   #13
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hi, ok hopefully these pictures can be seen now. Thanks Bill!!!










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Old 12-01-2016, 12:12 AM   #16
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you did half the steps, gotta click the little mountain box and paste each of the addresses in one by one
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Old 12-02-2016, 08:30 AM   #17
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Hi , thanks for the help. I also work as a welder and I come home exhausted!!!
Still on the works as you guys can see
enjoy the weekend !!!
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Old 12-08-2016, 08:12 PM   #18
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Hi guys ,Finally I got the pan welded, scraped and painted including sealing the pin holes with solder for a waterproof tight seal.
Here are some pictures. ( it is taking longer than usual due to being tired after work and hardly acces to the shop with no remote. I have to depend on the painter to be at the shop because he is rebuilding a studebaker. https://s20.postimg.org/ppvhv2wv1/20161204_120503.jpg
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ok hope you guys enjoy the pictures
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Old 12-13-2016, 07:57 PM   #19
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Hi guys , I got the engine and trans in already, although is a mock, because I have to pull it out again to put in the clutch.
Now I encountered a problem.The brake booster interferes with the intake manifold. I need to cut down the lower support to clear the hood, still I need to figure something out with the booster, Any ideas you guys can come up with?
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Here are some pictures of the engine in the bay.
https://s20.postimg.org/ypt9073dp/20161212_180056.jpg
https://s20.postimg.org/xc67imti5/20161212_180125.jpg
https://s20.postimg.org/br14v0wrh/20161212_180106.jpg

enjoy, the cold weather is killing the time to do some things
Stay warm
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Hi guys , I got the engine and trans in already, although is a mock, because I have to pull it out again to put in the clutch.
Now I encountered a problem.The brake booster interferes with the intake manifold. I need to cut down the lower support to clear the hood, still I need to figure something out with the booster, Any ideas you guys can come up with?
thanks
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Here are some pictures of the engine in the bay.
https://s20.postimg.org/ypt9073dp/20161212_180056.jpg
https://s20.postimg.org/xc67imti5/20161212_180125.jpg
https://s20.postimg.org/br14v0wrh/20161212_180106.jpg

enjoy, the cold weather is killing the time to do some things
Stay warm
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Old 12-13-2016, 09:35 PM   #21
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You can buy the skinny booster reman from advance auto.
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Old 12-14-2016, 12:48 PM   #22
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Heck ya!

Nice progress,good luck with the build.
I love the sound of a 7mgte,can only imagine one in a 240 best of both worlds really.
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Thanks guys for the tip and support !!!!
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Old 12-14-2016, 08:15 PM   #24
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Old 12-14-2016, 08:22 PM   #25
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Looks like the volvo part # is 53-5890 NOT 53-5990
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