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Forum: showroom 05-09-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By 2turbotoys
I considered paint, but I didn't have any and...

I considered paint, but I didn't have any and that is a lot more prep.

Ya there are Cibie and Hella housings, all the ones I came up with are Cibie. This matters when buying new lenses for anyone...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By 2turbotoys
Refurbishing 4 panel tail light housings

The four panel tail light housings aren't getting any nicer or easier to find, so I have gotten a couple extra sets. None of them are all that great, if they aren't broken, that is pretty much the...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,710
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: showroom 05-01-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,393,855
Posted By 2turbotoys
Probably the only Volvo memorabilia I would not...

Probably the only Volvo memorabilia I would not want to own.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,275
Posted By 2turbotoys
That last post made me feel like a lazy bastard...

That last post made me feel like a lazy bastard lol. Nice job! Can't wait to see a driving vid.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By 2turbotoys
https://www.willtheyfit.com/

https://www.willtheyfit.com/
Forum: showroom 04-22-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,392
Posted By 2turbotoys
I'm sorry to hear that

I'm sorry to hear that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By 2turbotoys
All good advice above. If you still need a hand,...

All good advice above. If you still need a hand, post back here.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,239
Posted By 2turbotoys
My '78 has the later windshield installed, but...

My '78 has the later windshield installed, but you have to use the newer seal with it. Previous owner had this done. Obviously it looks totally different, no polished metal, just a black surround. It...
Forum: showroom 04-16-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice, good tip. I would like to add the kickpanel...

Nice, good tip. I would like to add the kickpanel vents to my '78.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By 2turbotoys
Recirc mode can get a bit funky smelling if it is...

Recirc mode can get a bit funky smelling if it is always on
Forum: showroom 04-15-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By 2turbotoys
Dam, really sorry to see that, hope you are not...

Dam, really sorry to see that, hope you are not hurt and find another ride soon.
Forum: showroom 04-07-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 215,911
Posted By 2turbotoys
Did he make her pull up to a wall? Haha Very...

Did he make her pull up to a wall? Haha

Very cool, I want to drive one of those someday, once.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By 2turbotoys
Use imgur, or if you donate to Turbobricks you...

Use imgur, or if you donate to Turbobricks you can upload them here. Just please do not use photobucket.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By 2turbotoys
I used this before, pretty inexpensive at $99. ...

I used this before, pretty inexpensive at $99.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 168,185
Posted By 2turbotoys
Any engine codes? It does look great!

Any engine codes?

It does look great!
Forum: showroom 03-18-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,393,855
Posted By 2turbotoys
Wow

Wow
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,128
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looks great! Good luck with the project.

Looks great! Good luck with the project.
Forum: showroom 03-15-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,393,855
Posted By 2turbotoys
I did that for my 300K 740T, they sent me 100k...

I did that for my 300K 740T, they sent me 100k and 200k badges, they said I should call back later for the 300k badge. I never got it, and had to score one on my own.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 251,117
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks, like every other system it cost a bit...

Thanks, like every other system it cost a bit more than anticipated. But it should be worth it in terms of space saved and brake performance. I mostly did it for valve cover/coil clearance.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,868
Posted By 2turbotoys
You will want to aim at close to 0 offset. I have...

You will want to aim at close to 0 offset. I have 245/35-17, offset around 10, 8.5" rims, on the rear of one of my 242s. I had to cut the inner fender lip and it still crunches over certain bumps....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,654
Posted By 2turbotoys
But he wants one that bolts to the intake. They...

But he wants one that bolts to the intake. They also make 70 mm throttle bodies.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,654
Posted By 2turbotoys
They sell a matching throttle body. I only see it...

They sell a matching throttle body. I only see it if you go to the intake manifold page and scroll down to accessories. At $141, its not a bad deal. If you can get it here for a reasonable cost....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,275
Posted By 2turbotoys
That sounds really good. What are the specs on...

That sounds really good. What are the specs on that motor, stock?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By 2turbotoys
Sorry to hear that, glad you came through ok....

Sorry to hear that, glad you came through ok. Good luck with the repairs!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,362
Posted By 2turbotoys
You use Volvo part # 1387506 (qty 2) to plug the...

You use Volvo part # 1387506 (qty 2) to plug the extra junction block holes. Brake booster is fine, but you need a Mustang Cobra master cylinder (I don't have that p/n on hand). It works without it,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,392
Posted By 2turbotoys
I didn't mount it yet because it would be in the...

I didn't mount it yet because it would be in the way of my heater core repair. I hate that job...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 168,185
Posted By 2turbotoys
My brother had a 2 gauge cable in his Corvette...

My brother had a 2 gauge cable in his Corvette battery relocation and it was no where near big enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,392
Posted By 2turbotoys
Updated dyno sheet will be exciting, not that...

Updated dyno sheet will be exciting, not that that one is weak at all!

I went with this shifter handle to avoid punching my dash.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 168,185
Posted By 2turbotoys
I will be doing the battery relocation, and you...

I will be doing the battery relocation, and you should use some huge wire for sure. I figured it out but have to find the notes on it, think it was 00 gauge, copper wire, not that aluminum with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,192
Posted By 2turbotoys
vp-autoparts.com is doing repops of many Volvo...

vp-autoparts.com is doing repops of many Volvo seat skins now also.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,927
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you can do the suspension, brakes, etc, you...

If you can do the suspension, brakes, etc, you can totally do the rest. Buy the STS machining engine swap kit, it all just bolts on. There is a lot to figure out, but it is kinda fun and none of it...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,927
Posted By 2turbotoys
Luckily I didn't have to hammer anything, or...

Luckily I didn't have to hammer anything, or modify the transmission at all. I have a TKO600 trans. I thought I needed to hamer, but I just had the wrong trans mount bushing. The only cutting was a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,927
Posted By 2turbotoys
I thought the manual trans was easier, but it did...

I thought the manual trans was easier, but it did involve a Wilwood master cylinder, hydraulic throwout bearing different clutch pedal, etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,927
Posted By 2turbotoys
Well put. The swaps at the shop are all $50k...

Well put.

The swaps at the shop are all $50k plus swaps, due to the parts involved and the labor. We don't use junkyard motors, transmissions, or rears though.

Our shop would do whatever you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By 2turbotoys
They probably did. I have never seen any 4 ohm...

They probably did. I have never seen any 4 ohm Volvo factory speakers.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,927
Posted By 2turbotoys
Your best budget option is to buy a car already...

Your best budget option is to buy a car already swapped, or mostly swapped. I work at a shop where we have a couple LS swaps, none of them are inexpensive.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,408
Posted By 2turbotoys
I went with a Tremec TKO600, Yoshifab T5...

I went with a Tremec TKO600, Yoshifab T5 crossmember, and Ford trans mount. And as JohnMc did, I also went with the aluminum block LS. I paid the same, but then added a rebuild and cam upgrade...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By 2turbotoys
I went with a custom header, there was no...

I went with a custom header, there was no problems with the plug wires, and you can always put heat sleeves on them if it turns out to be a problem.

I used an internal wastegate exhaust housing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By 2turbotoys
I use the spare from an S60R, and it will fit...

I use the spare from an S60R, and it will fit right where the usual spare fits. Even the cover goes on.

I also use Imgur, it's easy and keeps all my online pics in one spot.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,362
Posted By 2turbotoys
Brakes calipers and rotors from an S60R (Mustang...

Brakes calipers and rotors from an S60R (Mustang GT Corba master cylinder) is fairly common. Kaplhenke Racing offers a nice alternative. I'm doing the 17ZL Brembo upgrade on my LS swap.

The R and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,408
Posted By 2turbotoys
I'm not a fan of the motor really but I do have...

I'm not a fan of the motor really but I do have to say the 5.0 with a nice exhaust is one of the best sounding domestic engines ever.

Just curious, why not a newer 4.6?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,586
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you really want to get **** off in a hurry,...

If you really want to get **** off in a hurry, use MEK. It will remove everything. Wipe it on, then wipe it right off again unless you want bare metal showing. It removes goo like nothing else.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2turbotoys
One cheap thing to try is side gap the spark...

One cheap thing to try is side gap the spark plugs if it is spark blowout, but as bobxyz said it is kinda acting like antilag. Meaning ignition timing is way off for whatever reason. That could...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 251,117
Posted By 2turbotoys
While saving up for the next round of parts, I...

While saving up for the next round of parts, I decided to build the 3rd member for the Ford 9" rear. I bought a Yukon Gear 3.89 ring and pinion, install kit, and a Detroit Truetrac a while ago. Got...
Forum: showroom 02-19-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,393,855
Posted By 2turbotoys
No, they sell the "head rest" complete as a...

No, they sell the "head rest" complete as a pillow.
Forum: showroom 02-18-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,393,855
Posted By 2turbotoys
240 pillow? Only rare cause no one ordered them...

240 pillow? Only rare cause no one ordered them from my Skandix group buys

https://i.imgur.com/M8ZSVjol.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you cant figure it out and really want it...

If you cant figure it out and really want it fixed:
https://dnaspeedometers.com/
These guys are great
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