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Forum: showroom 10-06-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Basement called, wants its 80s disco-ball...

Basement called, wants its 80s disco-ball military surplus / waste production USPS LLV extruded alum. baseboard & & self-drilling screws back?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,992
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
No photos, sorry, all heresay/saw it roll thru...

No photos, sorry, all heresay/saw it roll thru the shop 15+ years ago?

Rover/Buick 215 if you're into esoteric/british/alloy pushrod compact V8?

Probably dirt cheapest, most recent, lightest...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,992
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Know I’ll be screamed at for this, but the Ford...

Know I’ll be screamed at for this, but the Ford 302/EFI 5.0 fits about as easily/better than the SOHC & DOHC Volvo redblock?

It’s a somewhat dated engine to swap in there/ has its limitations too,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I *think* that's a mis-print? The "GLE" & "N/A...

I *think* that's a mis-print? The "GLE" & "N/A 4-cylinder" part is right, though?
All 700 manual 16V I've seen had a 3.91...all ~12 USA market 700 16V they sold w/manual. :rofl:
They've also had...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^If it's all in there/tubes/hoses aren't...

^If it's all in there/tubes/hoses aren't leaking/everything works, wouldn't bother/focus on other stuff, especially if keeping the stock FI system?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
They came with multi port EFI from the factory...

They came with multi port EFI from the factory that’s better in every way that guys in white lab coats figured out?

Late F Heads probably are the best flow potential of all the B20 heads anyway,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Honestly, aside from the B21F plenum...

Honestly, aside from the B21F plenum intake/wouldn't bother, especially if keeping it stock/K-jet.

The exhaust housing/stock exhaust/intercooler/wastegate housing/pre-90 pancake/log exhaust...
Forum: showroom 09-27-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
V70R has the Dynaudio stuff & SC901 w/ '250W' amp...

V70R has the Dynaudio stuff & SC901 w/ '250W' amp under the passenger seat.
Not bad for the day/good enough for books on tape/the news?

Hate crowds, but live band on a stage studio is still never...
Forum: showroom 09-27-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Recycle the junkpile from the C70 fancy...

Recycle the junkpile from the C70 fancy 11-speaker stereo?

It's got a quarter panel mounted trunk amp on a giant bracket in good quality?

IDK, I'm not that much into stereos. Maybe you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,342
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
LOL Most of the rack gears are...

LOL
Most of the rack gears are pitted/rusty/road slop contaminated.
Directional valve housing hogged out.
Volvo guys are cheap, they make quick ratio gears for the rare-bear version of the ZF...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,342
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Volvo gives you a sketchy rebuilt thing in the...

Volvo gives you a sketchy rebuilt thing in the blue box or garbage CAM rack at best.
Have fun with that!

ZF are the only racks with components worth rebuilding.

Half the racks have been...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,561
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^This. If you want to come up with a sump & all....

^This. If you want to come up with a sump & all.

Are LS undesirable model 3/4-ton 4L80E cosmetically challenged, but mechanically cared for trucks/vans & holley oil pans made of gold where you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Have to give one side's axle-shaft a slight...

Have to give one side's axle-shaft a slight haircut if installing 1041 G80 in 240s except the all of like 2? 92-93 240s that came with the G80 as an option :lol:

Cold saw/lathe/zircon disc...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,598
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Same thing really, just larger inlets/outlets in...

Same thing really, just larger inlets/outlets in different locations/orientations.

If you have/know anyone with relevant metal skills, replace the inlets/outlets on your existing & clean it, it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^China metal/pinion probably won't last compared...

^China metal/pinion probably won't last compared to a 1031, but "yes" basically of the stock volvo axles.
Volvo doesn't use the 3.54- carrier either/makes up the difference with the ring gear, have...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,598
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^This/PRV/Stock 260 there/larger inlet/outlets...

^This/PRV/Stock 260 there/larger inlet/outlets than Diseasel, but both old by now/make sure it's any good.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Almost all the T5s are beat. Costs ~$1K+ to...

Almost all the T5s are beat.
Costs ~$1K+ to adapt to redblock kludgily often.

W/V8, sure, fine, just make sure you get the strongest/healthiest one you can in desirable ratio spread, which of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
T5s are kinda a planned obsolescence domestic...

T5s are kinda a planned obsolescence domestic travesty junk/barely strong enough for bone-stock pretty gently driven light weight unibody smogger 305/350 chebby's or EFI 5.0s often driven by the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Don't remind me / PTSD. Used to have to do...

^Don't remind me / PTSD.
Used to have to do this for picky PITA volvo customers when the cars were expensive/new when they were owned by upstanding citizens, not dirtbag lowered lowlifes.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,544
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^yeah, not exactly, but might save your axle...

^yeah, not exactly, but might save your axle splines a little compared to the welded/spool & be a nice fuse/failure point or make the car tolerable to move around the driveway/yard if you have to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I've seen one 3.15 that I can verify 100%. In...

I've seen one 3.15 that I can verify 100%.
In '83 (Built sometime '82) 764TD exactly like you'd think it would be.

Damascus self-serve junkyard, 100+ volvo RWDs on the back few rows for several...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
H or K-cam/405 head. Idles ~12-13:1 AFR, won't...

H or K-cam/405 head.
Idles ~12-13:1 AFR, won't pass emissions.

Not that impressive in some ways with the K-jet strangling it so badly.
It's 140Hp? in the Aus H-cam GT instead of 114 or 120 in...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Sure, all 700Ts -1989 had no CPS/LH2.2 turbo. ...

^Sure, all 700Ts -1989 had no CPS/LH2.2 turbo.

Prefer LH2.2, not because it's 'better' any meaningful way, just simpler/no adaptive memory.
Lower resolution w/o CPS though and everyone here wants...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Lots of plumbing to do in quality, but rarely...

^Lots of plumbing to do in quality, but rarely seems to fail/vary compact on the GMs.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Exactly; devils in the details, all redblocks are...

Exactly; devils in the details, all redblocks are old by now, so at some point it becomes a distinction without a difference between trying to build/get parts for any of them with...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^No strong opinion/voice of the unwashed ignorant...

^No strong opinion/voice of the unwashed ignorant peasant masses/above my pay grade. :lol:

Amazing stuff done on a budget with garden variety diesel GM pickup & Astro hydroboost recombining the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^IDK, B230s are kind of garbage; short little...

^IDK, B230s are kind of garbage; short little pistons, larger bore, cast crank, hoooorible rubber damper pulley, worse quality control (no more Bofors military subsidy/facility waste production).
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,598
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^I only use that switch for the pusher fan for...

^I only use that switch for the pusher fan for A/C, T-static clutched, plastic bladed mech fan only ,otherwise :lol:
240TIC+A/C factory bolt-in bosch pusher fan for early sheetmetal?
Works...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Chebby astro hydroboost? :lol: Or Diesel...

^Chebby astro hydroboost? :lol:
Or Diesel chebby pickup hydroboost?

Pretty common in the day, very compact.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^That's broadly correct. I *think* it has the...

^That's broadly correct.
I *think* it has the EQ output if you're that much of a hopeless vintage alpine/volvo branded factory audio dork.
I have the 240 graphic EQ that goes in the upper cubby and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Most of the '82s I've had have had an L-cam,...

Most of the '82s I've had have had an L-cam, which makes same power curve as the M does on the 2.3 basically/designed to squeak by CA smog for NOX without horrific smog pumps/EGR devices/band-aids or...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Flat top piston B21 is a lot of compression for a...

Flat top piston B21 is a lot of compression for a turbo motor on regular gas for most use, though maybe on super at CO 8k feet it wouldn't be so bad, IDK?
Thin HG/tight squish, IDK?

B21 is kind...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Tough break. I remember driving with Dad in his...

Tough break.
I remember driving with Dad in his '96 Legend and it just had a giant volume knob and 'Bose' branded (:lol:) premium sound.
Had a button to advance the track/CD & volume control on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,544
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Culberbone put it best though; straight line /...

Culberbone put it best though; straight line / pull out of your ditch/slushy driveway:?
G80s fine/cheap/easy/good engineering compromise for what it is.

Expecting higher speed predictability and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,544
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
G80: Bend the spring on the flyweight...

G80:
Bend the spring on the flyweight weight/mod it to 'basically always locked/locks with minimal difference at low speeds?'
Great for pulling out of your snowy/gravel driveway/ way better than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
They're all used to insurance $ & $1000+ to...

They're all used to insurance $ & $1000+ to repaint a plastic bumper, what do you expect?

Unless cars totally cease to be driven to commute in the covidpocalypse (amazon vans/delivery vans besides...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Same stereo sub-harness either way on most...

Same stereo sub-harness either way on most 240s/reaches to both spots top/bottom.

If I keep an '86+ 240 any length of time I usually move it down low doing the inevitable heater fan if I'm not too...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^That's where they hid the amp on 1992+ 240s with...

^That's where they hid the amp on 1992+ 240s with the short cubby.
Radio up top tho.

Complain to me trying to find an original vintage looking stereo for your AE86 corolla/no wiring in the doors...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
They didn't really make 240s sound that nice if...

They didn't really make 240s sound that nice if you want to keep the stereo out of your way/not take it too seriously without too many over-lay harnesses?

I always drove a wagon, don't care for...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Volume knob and undervalued Volvo/Alpine...

Volume knob and undervalued Volvo/Alpine 850R/V70R 200W amp &/or 780 Sub-woofer/parcel tray amp if you're a junkyard hound/want a project.

IIRC the 1991?ish they put the amp below the passenger...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,598
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I forget with the EFI 302/5.oh SBF, IIRC the...

I forget with the EFI 302/5.oh SBF, IIRC the exploder/mountainqueer 302 water pump is shorter & spins backwards to shoe-horn the SBF-V8 into the compact truck/SUV?

B280/V6 shroud and nice strong...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^This is more or less true, though I've had to...

^This is more or less true, though I've had to fix a bunch of sunroofs/dislike them.
No holes in roofs please.

Magnet sign at least 'do no harm' was all I was thinking/done in the past if the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Never had a problem on a 240/they're not very...

^Never had a problem on a 240/they're not very aerodynamic/lots of swedish steel to stick to.

Water tight enough/won't let much in if it covers enough of the roof.
Not likely to harm a clean roof...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,598
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Lincoln mark 8 fan w/appropriate alt/radiator of...

Lincoln mark 8 fan w/appropriate alt/radiator of the e-fans/pretty powerful.

Or just T-static clutched fan/B280/V6 shroud? IIRC the 2 & 7 V6 shrouds are a little different.

Make sure the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Magnet sign? / do no harm/low calorie?

^Magnet sign? / do no harm/low calorie?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Start with a 200/75 164 1031 axle or have the...

Start with a 200/75 164 1031 axle or have the tools/time to change the gears, your choice.

7/9 axles no fit 200, correct.
Odds of finding 3.15 gear set basically zero. Seen 1 in the last 10-20...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,503
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The rare-bear 3.15 '83 3-speed auto 760TD if it's...

The rare-bear 3.15 '83 3-speed auto 760TD if it's a 6.0 alum LS with most of the trans available with ~.80 OD & stock diameter tires for a street car?.

But probably 3.31s oftentimes from manual...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
They used to sell a 240 faceplate for the 7/9...

They used to sell a 240 faceplate for the 7/9 CR814. Single DIN, basically. 15A had one/the part # for it IIRC.

Allows you to use the 960 premium sound 4x40w? AMP made by alpine, or probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Dood brah how rich is it running/how glowing...

Dood brah how rich is it running/how glowing horribly hot are the plugs/cylinder head/how leaky are the injectors if an EFI car is dieseling?
Punctured FPR diaphragm/vac line stink of gas?

Is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
1992+ USA 7/9 w/wider e-fan rad/OE setup? ...

1992+ USA 7/9 w/wider e-fan rad/OE setup?

You can use the shroud/clutched fan from the B280 V6 car IIRC for the wide radiator with the redblock IIRC. I *think* that recombining of the junkpile...
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