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Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 03:25 PM
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Posted By itlksez
Hereís a mod I did that I forgot to post. ...

Hereís a mod I did that I forgot to post.

This is using a shortened Volvo driveshaft up front, complete with the 740 carrier bearing. In 4wd, I was getting quite a bit of flop and vibration...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Maybe in 5-10 years if I get bored with this,...

Maybe in 5-10 years if I get bored with this, Iíll be back for updates. It would be killer.

Meanwhile, I have a whiteblock 5 with welded spiders sitting here for my next project. :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 144
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Posted By itlksez
I know, right? I left room for a turbo, but...

I know, right?
I left room for a turbo, but realistically, it would take a major rebuild of the intake manifold and air box, not to mention I donít have room for an intercooler, and the extra heat...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks guys! No gauge on this one. I...

Thanks guys!



No gauge on this one. I just have a switch that kicks it on at 90psi and off at 120psi, and a master switch that only runs it when I want. I wanted to keep a very minimalist,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
So I guess Iíll put this thread to bed. Iíve been...

So I guess Iíll put this thread to bed. Iíve been driving this thing around, and itís an absolute hoot to drive. Hereís a dump of finished pics.

https://i.imgur.com/JpKw1qK.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By itlksez
Thanks MasterBlaster. That was a huge help. I...

Thanks MasterBlaster. That was a huge help. I decided to hook it up and see what happens. It’s an expensive auto meter gauge that has like 6 presets and a programmable option. As long as it is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks brickcupra! Iíll throw this up...

Thanks brickcupra!



Iíll throw this up here in case it helps anyone in the future.
I got aftermarket VDO gauges for this thing. They sent me the wrong sending units (SAE) for the water temp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By itlksez
I’m 99% sure it’s an ‘87. It has four wires...

I’m 99% sure it’s an ‘87.
It has four wires coming out of the top of the sender. Black is ground, purple is for the pump. The other two are in question.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By itlksez
Fuel gauge sender wires

I have two wires coming from my sender. One is brown, the other is white/gray. Both show 100% resistance (tester doesnít move) when tested to (-) independently, and they show zero resistance (gauge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By itlksez
Man, you’re on it! Thank you so much!

Man, you’re on it! Thank you so much!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By itlksez
Thank you so much! My google-fu was failing me on...

Thank you so much! My google-fu was failing me on that one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By itlksez
Water temp sensor Q

On my Redblock (Ď87 740), there are two sensors in the water jacket under the intake. One to the left, and one to the right of the knock sensor. Can anyone tell me what each sensor is for? I seem to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By itlksez
740 bus cover

Does anyone know where I can source the plastic cover for the (+) bus in this pic? It came from a 740 I believe. I lost it. The rest of the housing doesnít have a part number on it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Itís slowly coming together. New tires and wheels...

Itís slowly coming together. New tires and wheels are on.

https://i.imgur.com/Cpf7ToZ.jpg

I took it for an awesome test drive the other day, but only after a 7-hour fight with an intermittent...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I sold my beloved fat-tired dirt bike so I could...

I sold my beloved fat-tired dirt bike so I could get this project finished. I spent enough on parts the other day that it got my credit card locked. Updates should go straight to the finish line from...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 46,664
Posted By itlksez
That’s beautiful.

That’s beautiful.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Hereís what Iím dealing with everywhere. Itís 71...

Hereís what Iím dealing with everywhere. Itís 71 years of abuse and poorly executed bodywork.
Thatís a straightedge up against the inner rear wheelhouse.

https://i.imgur.com/UKnPAyc.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks Matt. The tub is mostly new...

Thanks Matt.

The tub is mostly new metal.... The trouble spots, at least. I replaced the sides at the beginning of this build and stretched the rear wheel openings 3” rearward. Enough to help...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Itís all back apart for hopefully the last time. ...

Itís all back apart for hopefully the last time.

https://i.imgur.com/0SseLEd.jpg

Cage and components are painted...

https://i.imgur.com/M7oQUd7.jpg
http://https://i.imgur.com/EkxvCvx.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks guys! Not sure which tubing...

Thanks guys!



Not sure which tubing youíre referring to, so Iíll go through them all....

The main 1 3/4Ē roll cage tubing was bent with this bender:...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Itís been a while since Iíve updated. Floor is...

Itís been a while since Iíve updated.
Floor is basically done.

https://i.imgur.com/SvcjdxV.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/rDY3VIM.jpg

Built a cover for the battery.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I had to step away from this for a little bit....

I had to step away from this for a little bit. Iíve decided to sell my custom made fat-tired dirt bike to fund this Jeep to the end, so I had to jump on that to strip it down,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By itlksez
That thing is sweet. :cool:

That thing is sweet.
:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I put all its clothes on for a beauty shot. I...

I put all its clothes on for a beauty shot. I canít wait for this thing to be one color.

https://i.imgur.com/ZCAMlDf.jpg

This little mount was a pain, but it turned out nice.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks Vol242vo! A few little things... ...

Thanks Vol242vo!

A few little things...

I made a plate to mount one of the ECMs to. The big holes are there to tack it to the body. This one went just to the left of the driver’s feet.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I FOUND IT!!!!! Two hours of searching every box,...

I FOUND IT!!!!! Two hours of searching every box, bin, drawer, cabinet and countertop, then I decided to check outside around the scrap pile, and there it was in the mud where itís sat for probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By itlksez
You guys are awesome. Thank you! It would...

You guys are awesome. Thank you!

It would make sense that the second one is from an 850. I parted a ‘93 out a few years ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By itlksez
Radiator hose identification

Do any of you recognize what these 2 hoses are from? I had them sitting around and cut them up for a project. Iíd like to know where they came from for reference.

https://i.imgur.com/c1CT3mk.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks bobxyz! I never know how many people are...

Thanks bobxyz! I never know how many people are watching... I feel like the kid who got invited to the party because he received another kid’s heart transplant, and the family only has a connection...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
This parking brake (from the Isuzu Rodeo) was a...

This parking brake (from the Isuzu Rodeo) was a pain in the butt. What I started with was close to working as it was, but just wrong enough that every piece had to be modified to some extent.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Punch list is getting smaller. Shifters for the...

Punch list is getting smaller. Shifters for the t-case are done.

I chopped the shifter tower off an old Dana 18 and whipped up a mount that bolts to the transmission.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I took the relief valve out and swapped it with...

I took the relief valve out and swapped it with one from the spare pump. It’s 90% better. Still not as quick as it could be, but definitely much better. It now strains at full lock, and I can turn...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks culberro! It’s been a journey, that’s for...

Thanks culberro! It’s been a journey, that’s for sure.

I have a spare pump here from an 850. I’ll pull that one apart first to learn on. I found...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Itís an Ď87 740 pump. I just found the numbers...

Itís an Ď87 740 pump. I just found the numbers for the pump on GM forums for the type 2 pumps. Not Volvo specific. Everything I read said that if it came behind a rack, it was valved for lower...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I wouldnít say itís a feeling of low-flow....

I wouldnít say itís a feeling of low-flow. Steering response is the same at idle or 3k rpm. It really feels like a pressure issue. Assist is there, itís just weak. Even when at full lock left or...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I found the elusive air bubbles in the right rear...

I found the elusive air bubbles in the right rear line, took it out for a drive, and the brakes are FANTASTIC. On loose gravel, the rears lock up just a hair before the fronts. I think I'll try to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks! Yeah, I didn't realize what it was back...

Thanks!
Yeah, I didn't realize what it was back when I started chopping. It wasnít in great shape, so no great loss.



It just made me realize how much more work I have ahead of me. :-(
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I ran a new brake line, hooked up the sway bar,...

I ran a new brake line, hooked up the sway bar, and raised the front end another inch.

I thought I had the brakes bled, but there is still air in there, so there is some funky pulling going on...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I drove it! I had a brake issue (leak) that...

I drove it!

I had a brake issue (leak) that kept me from having brakes before dark, so I couldn’t take it out for a road test. This was basically to test steering, cooling, trans and transfer case...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 46,664
Posted By itlksez
Nice project! I wish you werenít on the...

Nice project!

I wish you werenít on the other corner of the country, Iíd gladly take that drivetrain off your hands. :-(
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks man!

Thanks man!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Drivetrain is DONE! I had my neighbor stop by...

Drivetrain is DONE! I had my neighbor stop by last night to spin tires while I marked the high spots on the driveshafts, tapped them straight and tacked them, then I welded, cleaned, painted, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I’ve been hard at work on this thing with my head...

I’ve been hard at work on this thing with my head down, just tackling one thing at a time without the endgame even on my mind. This morning, I stepped back and said to myself, “Holy crap. This thing...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
I had a great trip to pull-n-save yesterday....

I had a great trip to pull-n-save yesterday. Total price: $4 plus tax. The guy just charged me for miscellanies yard parts. :e-shrug: :zeeall:

My main goal was to find some metric brake hoses...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Are they notorious leakers? The two I had never...

Are they notorious leakers? The two I had never leaked.

Anything is better than what came in these things. The seals were literally made out of rope and leather.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks Vol242vo! Hopefully I’ll have the first...

Thanks Vol242vo!
Hopefully I’ll have the first Jeep in the history of jeeps that doesn’t leak oil.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks guys! Sander, I love your build. Yes,...

Thanks guys! Sander, I love your build.
Yes, itís a wonderful feeling. The checklist is getting small.

I cleaned up the engine. Look at that Redblock shine!

https://i.imgur.com/OrIup6l.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
She’s a roller again. ...

She’s a roller again.

https://i.imgur.com/aFTwWQr.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Thanks brickcupra! Real men sew. :cool: I’ve...

Thanks brickcupra! Real men sew. :cool:

I’ve been prepping and painting, gasketing and assembling.

https://i.imgur.com/0VF7OaS.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/zHHqy4i.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,630
Posted By itlksez
Reassembly... ...

Reassembly...

https://i.imgur.com/5qXLFXQ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/THxgScZ.jpg

Compromises...

In order to get away with ~18Ē belly clearance with only 32Ē tires and minimal lift, the...
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