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Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By Chuck W
Looks great! I'm kind of a P80 fan, but the...

Looks great!
I'm kind of a P80 fan, but the P2's do look nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 102,994
Posted By Chuck W
Simply in awe. Everything looks great!

Simply in awe.

Everything looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 228,779
Posted By Chuck W
Damn. That's a nice-looking mill.

Damn. That's a nice-looking mill.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 228,779
Posted By Chuck W
This build is an inspiration!

This build is an inspiration!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By Chuck W
What steering rack is in the car? CAM? How old? ...

What steering rack is in the car? CAM? How old?

I chased around a "pull" on my '80 which turned out to be a bad CAM rack, and not an alignment issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,508
Posted By Chuck W
I was able to do the cam/lifter job while the...

I was able to do the cam/lifter job while the engine was in the car. This was on a '75 240, so there *may* have been more room. I did have to pull the radiator to do it, though.
The lifter and cam...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Chuck W
I guess we'll see what happens, when I get closer...

I guess we'll see what happens, when I get closer to that point.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Chuck W
I'm not sure how much I'm motivated to try and...

I'm not sure how much I'm motivated to try and reassemble all of that. :-P I made a few mods when I converted it to MS, but didn't really cut anything up.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,490
Posted By Chuck W
That cam's even worse than the one I had to...

That cam's even worse than the one I had to replace in my '75 245. Not too difficult of a job, though.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 102,994
Posted By Chuck W
The build is awesome. I may have to do some...

The build is awesome.

I may have to do some digging on that PS pump. I like it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Chuck W
So, I've had pretty much no time to even look at...

So, I've had pretty much no time to even look at this since it was dropped off on Sunday. I have been formulating a plan for it though, in the meantime.

There was a little documentation with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Chuck W
Chuck's '78 264GLE - "The Black One" (Or, Delores's older sister)

Well, you may recall that I mentioned in my build thread for the 80 264GLE (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=276912) that I had been looking for a rot-free replacement for Delores.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,192
Posted By Chuck W
When I made the panhard bar adjustable in my 240,...

When I made the panhard bar adjustable in my 240, I used one of THESE (https://steinjager.com/shop/Jack-Screw-Turnbuckles-3-8-24-Plated-Zinc-Yellow-2.589-Inches-Long-1-Pack) and some appropriate weld...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,842
Posted By Chuck W
They were 3/4"-16.

They were 3/4"-16.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,842
Posted By Chuck W
Well, since this thing had some previously...

Well, since this thing had some previously poorly-repaired body rot in the back of it, I've always been casually looking for a replacement.

I found that replacement this week. More details when it...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,132
Posted By Chuck W
So, would the wider spray pattern really affect...

So, would the wider spray pattern really affect throttle response in a noticeable manner?

When I replaced a the intake and injectors on my MS'd BF21FT, I used a set of the whiteblock "whites"...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 206,637
Posted By Chuck W
I've always loved that gradient fabric. The seats...

I've always loved that gradient fabric. The seats look great!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 66,326
Posted By Chuck W
This car is awesome. I especially love the...

This car is awesome.

I especially love the pattern on the original seats.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,932
Posted By Chuck W
I think I remember that build, but I don't...

I think I remember that build, but I don't remember what forum he was on with it. It was green (I think).

Seemed simple enough, really.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chuck W
The 289/302/351 bell/block patterns are the same....

The 289/302/351 bell/block patterns are the same. If you do a T5 and get a bell with it, that'll bolt up to the '79 block. That, or you can mod your SROD bell, like I mentioned above.
You'll be...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chuck W
Well, I'm not sure a carbed '79 302 is the *best*...

Well, I'm not sure a carbed '79 302 is the *best* choice, but I guess do what you gotta do.

Also, the SROD bell is not the same as the T5 bell. Been there, done that. IIRC, you need to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Chuck W
Great score!

Great score!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 39,889
Posted By Chuck W
That looks great!

That looks great!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By Chuck W
What engine are you using? The '97 GLT is the...

What engine are you using? The '97 GLT is the 2.4L Low-Pressure Turbo engine with a slightly higher static compression vs the 2.3L High-Pressure Turbo.

That 97 GLT ECU is tuned for the tiny 13T...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By Chuck W
What engine are you using? A HPT T5 or a LPT 97...

What engine are you using? A HPT T5 or a LPT 97 GLT? (You mention "T5", but that also might be the transmission you're using)

How comfortable are you with messing with computer stuff? The bins...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Chuck W
If you can point me in the right direction on...

If you can point me in the right direction on WHICH Greenbook, that would be helpful. ;-)

The only stuff I've found in any Greenbooks (Or other diagrams) I've been able to dig up are for manual...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Chuck W
OK, so a little more searching netted THIS THREAD...

OK, so a little more searching netted THIS THREAD HERE (https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=335887).

Not a whole lot if disassembly info, but at least there is someone who has pulled one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,347
Posted By Chuck W
Hi. I've been looking for some disassembly info...

Hi. I've been looking for some disassembly info on these racks. Did your rebuild kit come with the support bushing for the pass side of the rack inside the tube?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuck W
Get a foot of the proper submersible hose for...

Get a foot of the proper submersible hose for connections and use some of the black plastic fuel line for the rest. :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Chuck W
Doing more searching. Info in THIS...

Doing more searching.

Info in THIS (http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=239778&highlight=steering) thread , cross-referenced with THIS SITE...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Chuck W
I pulled the boot back to verify that it wasn't...

I pulled the boot back to verify that it wasn't the inner tie rod. The tie rods are good. The movement/knocking is in the pass side of the rack itself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Chuck W
ZF (Type 3) PWR Steering Rack Rebuild/Diagram Help

So, a couple of years ago, I swapped a used ZF (type 3) rack (from KJets on a Plane) into the '80 264, to replace the dead CAM rack that was in it....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By Chuck W
You will probably need to adjust the length of...

You will probably need to adjust the length of your panhard bar as well, seeing as you've lowered the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,842
Posted By Chuck W
Well spring and salt-free roads are finally here,...

Well spring and salt-free roads are finally here, so I was able to pull this out of winter storage last weekend.

http://www.turbochuck.com/webimages/projects/80%20Volvo%20264/Winter_cocoon.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,321
Posted By Chuck W
Nope. From my personal host site. I just...

Nope. From my personal host site.

I just added the pics, something was being dumb, evidently.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,321
Posted By Chuck W
Should go to the posts in my build thread, where...

Should go to the posts in my build thread, where there are photos.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,321
Posted By Chuck W
I've got a ProVent in my '80. ...

I've got a ProVent in my '80.

http://www.turbochuck.com/webimages/projects/80%20Volvo%20264/VC_Provent_1.jpg
http://www.turbochuck.com/webimages/projects/80%20Volvo%20264/PSpump_2.jpg

Had to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Chuck W
This is what I suggested. Yeah, the...

This is what I suggested.



Yeah, the pressure in the hoses seems excessive, even after the car sits overnight (or over the weekend). The coolant level will actually rise when the cap is opened....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Chuck W
The tester kits aren't that expensive. Good to...

The tester kits aren't that expensive. Good to know for sure, before you go down the road of pulling things apart.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Chuck W
Quick question for you. Is the system holding...

Quick question for you. Is the system holding pressure longer than you think it should?

We chased around something similar on the wife's '97 855 GLT LPT. We had rounds of finding all of the bad...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,896
Posted By Chuck W
I have a 15G that I pulled from a '96 850 motor....

I have a 15G that I pulled from a '96 850 motor. Would save you the hassle of pulling one in the yard. I'm in Indy. $50 plus the shipping to you.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,005
Posted By Chuck W
Dig the color choice. Looking forward to more...

Dig the color choice. Looking forward to more pics.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By Chuck W
Whiteblock main bearing and oil pump questions

Hey all.

I'm going through a '96 turbo whiteblock, looking to refresh it for the ailing engine in the wife's '97.

I just was able to decrypt the main bearing codes today, but I pulled the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,286
Posted By Chuck W
I know I have a couple of Fox DS in the garage...

I know I have a couple of Fox DS in the garage from all of the various TBirds/Cougars/Faimonts/Capris I've had over the years. Wonder if any still have the dampers on them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,905
Posted By Chuck W
Sorry, was busy on dad-duty today with the...

Sorry, was busy on dad-duty today with the 6-week-old. Was hard to get time at the computer.

Continuity is "connection". On my LH2.2 dists, the middle pin ( "o" )is the signal pin. I apply power...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,905
Posted By Chuck W
I posted up a couple tests in the posts I linked...

I posted up a couple tests in the posts I linked in my initial reply. I had forgotten about the easy bench test, as it's been almost 3 years since I went through this the last time, but I used it on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,905
Posted By Chuck W
OK, well that's my mistake. I've never run a...

OK, well that's my mistake. I've never run a stock 240 EFI ECU. Went straight from K-Jet to MS.

However, there are easy ways to at least test the HE sensor that don't involve too much work or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,905
Posted By Chuck W
All this means is that the fuel pumps primed,...

All this means is that the fuel pumps primed, which would happen w/o a working HE sensor.

I chased around fixing a dead HE sensor in my LH2.2-equipped 240. Dealt with 2 dead used dists and a DOA...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,542
Posted By Chuck W
I was just going to post the same. I've run...

I was just going to post the same.

I've run into this a few times.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By Chuck W
I swapped out the browntops on my MS'ed B21FT...

I swapped out the browntops on my MS'ed B21FT with some of the later white-block turbo ones.

My car ran better after swapping them out.
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