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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:49 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
The later model wagons rear wiper arm has the...

The later model wagons rear wiper arm has the hook type connection and then you just buy the appropriate sized blade for a hook which is very common nowadays. The hook design is a bit better because...
Forum: showroom Today, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By dl242gt
I went those speeds downhill on my road bike in...

I went those speeds downhill on my road bike in VT and NH when myself and some friends went there on a biking vacation. Very exciting zooming down hill like that. It really proved the worth of good...
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 04:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 32,188
Posted By dl242gt
Welcome to the board. Sounds like you had a great...

Welcome to the board. Sounds like you had a great time on the road trip. Enjoy the car!
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for the link to the pics of the 69. Was...

Thanks for the link to the pics of the 69. Was strange to see the old barn pictures I sent you.

You look like a happy guy with that 164. Good times. Looks like a great start on the latest...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By dl242gt
It's the crappy plastic rubber sheath version...

It's the crappy plastic rubber sheath version clutch cable.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By dl242gt
Enem n/a V15 low overlap at 109 degrees. Enem...

Enem n/a V15 low overlap at 109 degrees. Enem V15T very low overlap at 112 degrees. The cost will be amortized over the many years of steady service and reliable performance. I've been using my turbo...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like it's going to be lots of effort for...

Looks like it's going to be lots of effort for that one. The one I sold you was a keeper. I've never seen another one with the pod tach like that one had. I miss it now and know what you mean about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By dl242gt
What you want to do is carefully clean the...

What you want to do is carefully clean the contact pins on the circuit board and make sure the female contacts in the tack are tight fitting to the circuit board. You can tighten the female pins...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By dl242gt
The secret is to seal the top with a sheet of...

The secret is to seal the top with a sheet of plastic. That way the stuff that gets in the edge of the can won't glue the lid on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By dl242gt
You used to be able to buy those little clip in...

You used to be able to buy those little clip in inserts for the top of the can for pouring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By dl242gt
Update. Those little bastard bolts won. I tried...

Update. Those little bastard bolts won. I tried drilling one out which did not succeed. Tried using the hammered in torx bit which broke off in the bolt. :lol: So, some you win, some you lose.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By dl242gt
I have done cam upgrades both ways and as...

I have done cam upgrades both ways and as mentioned valves in adjustment are pretty quiet for a tractor. They were just trying to add a bit of cheap refinement to the engine. :)
Forum: showroom 08-15-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By dl242gt
^^ There is your proof that rwd was the most fun...

^^ There is your proof that rwd was the most fun rallying.
Forum: showroom 08-15-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like you have a fun suspension on the car....

Looks like you have a fun suspension on the car. Mine is too slow to do launches or film anything about it. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By dl242gt
I used very large hose clamps to clamp it to the...

I used very large hose clamps to clamp it to the manifold. But I eventually just ripped it all out of there. No more rattles. It is a two piece heat shield with the pieces clamped by the mounting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By dl242gt
In addition to the vacuum leak checks and hose...

In addition to the vacuum leak checks and hose routing. You also want to check the function of the aux air valve on the valve cover. It's what gives you the cold high idle then the valve closes and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By dl242gt
I'm thinking sneaky exhaust leak. It sounds just...

I'm thinking sneaky exhaust leak. It sounds just like a valve tick when I had those kind of leaks on my turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By dl242gt
I sold mine and we put it on my friends 66 122S....

I sold mine and we put it on my friends 66 122S. It is the silver spoke with wood rim version. Looks great and fits the 60s vibe.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By dl242gt
The Lemforder stuff seems to get good reviews. I...

The Lemforder stuff seems to get good reviews. I would check the front wheel balance, Check the wheel bearings for play. Then go over the control arms and look for the bad bushings. Also worn tie...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By dl242gt
1. No, the rich spike happens because you are...

1. No, the rich spike happens because you are losing metered air from the engine and causes the rich spike. Less air to fuel ratio=rich. Use a recirculating valve like what is built into the 13c and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By dl242gt
No lube on new ones. Old ones yes, I lube them...

No lube on new ones. Old ones yes, I lube them with Wurth HHS plus. It comes out as liquid then dries and is a grease. Works great all over these cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By dl242gt
You can remove fuse 4 or 5 depending on the year....

You can remove fuse 4 or 5 depending on the year. Then connect your amp meter across the fuse tabs. That current reading will tell you if the pump is running. Usually, about 1.7-2 amps for the stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By dl242gt
Are you sure the pump is running? Because I've...

Are you sure the pump is running? Because I've experienced the ground tab on the sender failing. Then the pump doesn't run. To fix that you have to drill a small hole in the sender and crimp a ring...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure you are using the correct EZK and fuel...

Make sure you are using the correct EZK and fuel ECU for the chips. How is the fuel pressure and have you recently changed the filter? Did you double check and make sure there are no missed pins when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By dl242gt
Usually, you can buy a universal fit cat and have...

Usually, you can buy a universal fit cat and have the bung for the O2 sensor added to it. Then have a competent exhaust shop install it. That can be a lot cheaper than buying a direct fit one. If you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By dl242gt
Oh what thee must do for a good tuck.

Oh what thee must do for a good tuck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the pilot bearing is a 6202...

If I recall correctly the pilot bearing is a 6202 RS which is also used in the bosch alternators. A common bearing so yeah don't use a salvage yard pilot bearing.

PS But do be sure to get the snap...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,953
Posted By dl242gt
Great work on your project. Very well thought out...

Great work on your project. Very well thought out clean build. For coil overs check out the DIY kits from BNE dynamics. Thanks for sharing such a nice project and am looking forward to also hearing...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By dl242gt
Blue coils dot com, AFCO, and BNE Dynamics all...

Blue coils dot com, AFCO, and BNE Dynamics all have spring selections that hopefully you can find something.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By dl242gt
Is there ia 150-300lb spring? I don't think a...

Is there ia 150-300lb spring? I don't think a progressive spring is linear. You'll use up the soft progressive spring section with a heavy load and then you are using the stiff 300lb part of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By dl242gt
It's a shame something so nice will be hidden at...

It's a shame something so nice will be hidden at the back of the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By dl242gt
The factory suggested removal is to back the...

The factory suggested removal is to back the trans off a couple of inches. Then you rotate the trans till the bulge for the starter is below the floor. Then the trans will come right out. Do the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 702
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you for checking those springs. :cool: That...

Thank you for checking those springs. :cool: That great information will really help dial in the rev range and lift you want your engine to have. After seeing that info I'm not sure I want to run the...
Forum: showroom 08-10-2022, 08:41 PM
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Views: 1,885,859
Posted By dl242gt
Just put some bases on those seats and use them...

Just put some bases on those seats and use them in your living room.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By dl242gt
Any goo updates?

Any goo updates?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 702
Posted By dl242gt
I can tell you that with high mileage at about...

I can tell you that with high mileage at about 275k miles the Type 1 spring on intake no.2 floated somewhere around 6800 and the keepers flew out, retainer cracked broke into pieces. Good times. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By dl242gt
A compression check is a good start. If needed a...

A compression check is a good start. If needed a leakdown test will further diagnose any mechanical issues. That is if you have verified the cam timing hasn't slipped. Valve float can do some damage....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 702
Posted By dl242gt
The work was done by D&F Performance, Berlin, NJ....

The work was done by D&F Performance, Berlin, NJ. I trust them when he told me I
could rev them that high. That would be interesting to see how the stock biggie springs
spec is. I'm using them...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like a fun project. That car is a cool find...

Looks like a fun project. That car is a cool find that you already have history with. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 584,912
Posted By dl242gt
Swedish banks probably offer financing for the...

Swedish banks probably offer financing for the ACM head. That would be fantastic to see one on a car here in the US.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By dl242gt
Aren't you supposed to compress them by slowly...

Aren't you supposed to compress them by slowly driving into a post or a tree? After you pop the gas out.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 702
Posted By dl242gt
Why not use the large diameter stock Volvo...

Why not use the large diameter stock Volvo springs? When I had my 405 head done the shop told me he shimmed them so I could use a 6800 rpm redline and it does go to 7k if I am not careful. :) They...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By dl242gt
Ah. That heavy duty driveshaft support is stiffer...

Ah. That heavy duty driveshaft support is stiffer and would not surprise me if there is a bit more vibration from it. However, it's an over kill choice for a stock car. A bad trans mount can give you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
When you put the crossmember back in position....

When you put the crossmember back in position. Did you put a very thin layer of grease on the mating surface? It may be that the car is twisting and moving around a bit and some grease there would...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 584,912
Posted By dl242gt
All that great fabrication had me thinking 'Wild...

All that great fabrication had me thinking 'Wild with the Tig' to the tune of 'Wild in the Streets'. :lol: Thanks for that great series of photos.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By dl242gt
Well if you really want a big intercooler. With...

Well if you really want a big intercooler. With some cutting people have put the Powerstroke intercooler in the front of their car. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By dl242gt
It may be that the new bearing that was installed...

It may be that the new bearing that was installed on the driveshaft wasn't a very good one. Would not surprise me if it's bad a year later with the lack of quality control on parts now.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By dl242gt
When I upgraded from the stock Volvo intercooler...

When I upgraded from the stock Volvo intercooler to the NPR. It raised the boost a bit because of the lower pressure drop across the intercooler.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By dl242gt
Do those cars have a bulb out sensor relay like...

Do those cars have a bulb out sensor relay like the older models? The brake light feed can fail in those and you'll get no brake lights. Start with your test light at the socket for the bulbs and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By dl242gt
If that is all good. I'd have to go with...

If that is all good. I'd have to go with hiperfautos suggestion. I recently had a bad ujoint on my friends 244. It made a slight vibration on takeoff and was smooth otherwise. But once we had the...
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