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Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By icdpride
Got the engine back in the car starting to figure...

Got the engine back in the car starting to figure out exhaust, there was some major clearance issues with the manifold and the stock steering shaft but with suggests from people who had done this...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By icdpride
Did some work, got the loom fully wrapped, pulled...

Did some work, got the loom fully wrapped, pulled the engine and trans, go all the gaskets refreshed on the engine, got the torque converter installed, cleaned everything and got it painted and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By icdpride
Oh I know, but I am also a cheap bastard so it...

Oh I know, but I am also a cheap bastard so it make it hard with how tight i keep my wallet closed lol.

But I ordered some parts

Oil pan
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By icdpride
Thanks man this is really useful, thank you

Thanks man this is really useful, thank you
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By icdpride
Agreed Started to shove this thing in and...

Agreed

Started to shove this thing in and damn auto trans are big lol
https://i.imgur.com/6X549gAl.jpg

And like everyone has said the truck oil pan would not clear unless I really really...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By icdpride
1986 Volvo 240dl LS/Truck motor swap 4l60e Fender flares with burn outs to come

Currently doing a LM7 swap on my 1986 240 and I am doing the wiring and I was just wondering from those that have done it before what the preference/what has worked best for those that have done it....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By icdpride
Ls/Truck motor swap wiring preference

Currently doing a LM7 swap on my 1986 240 and I am doing the wiring and I was just wondering from those that have done it before what the preference/what has worked best for those that have done it....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
The fuel rail is just the stock rail painted gold...

The fuel rail is just the stock rail painted gold and with a fuel pressure regulator at the end with a gauge that pretty much it
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Haha Yup that was the side benefit I got to cut...

Haha Yup that was the side benefit I got to cut out the rust
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Made the final cuts rivenutted the fenders and...

Made the final cuts rivenutted the fenders and final mounted them I really like the way these cheap flares tuned out. Just waiting on a starter so I can get back to tuning and hopefully driving soon ...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Test fitting the back flares I think they look...

Test fitting the back flares I think they look pretty good might need to heat them and bend them a little tighter but I think it looks good this tucked
https://i.imgur.com/r1mRLGhl.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Bought it on Amazon, it has a warranty but its a...

Bought it on Amazon, it has a warranty but its a crap warranty, luckily there is a fresh redblock drop off at the junkyard which I will rob the starter off of.

Also if anyone needs anything off a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Well it for sure seems like its the starter...

Well it for sure seems like its the starter between the smoke and the grinding I think I am right need to pull it and confirm

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Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Great news! I got it started and running...

Great news! I got it started and running yesterday

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Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
So I have been working on a tune with some help...

So I have been working on a tune with some help this is my current tune https://drive.google.com/open?id=1p7iX6l57HmM5MpuWz4XXwHTmtjCxQVa5 it runs and idles just not really drive-able I think I need...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,927
Posted By icdpride
Simplifying and upgrading brakes with small wheels

So I have been having some brake issues lately all bleeding related and it got me thinking are there any better brake caliper set ups I could do that are a single brake line instead of the 2 in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Thanks, Yeah I am hoping to get it tuned to a...

Thanks, Yeah I am hoping to get it tuned to a point where it is drive-able its been a struggle so far, for some idiotic reason I thought Mega-squirt and tuning would be easy... not so much lol but if...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Finally got some motivation (and time) to work on...

Finally got some motivation (and time) to work on this heap got the bay all finished and all the wires tucked and hidden and put the engine back in.
https://i.imgur.com/hEmWxVvl.jpg

Angle 1...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,881
Posted By icdpride
cd09

cd09
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,881
Posted By icdpride
Gotcha thanks for the info I will pass even if it...

Gotcha thanks for the info I will pass even if it is only $75 lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By icdpride
Tighten the slop in my m-46

I am not sure is there is a walk through or suggestions on how to get some of the slop out the m-46 Trans I am not sure if it is normal play or not but I was wondering what people have done to make...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,881
Posted By icdpride
Thunderbird t-5 Swap?

So I found a dirt cheap t-5 for sale but it seems like it is out of a 80s turbo thunderbird, so I am betting I know the answer to my own question but here it is any way.

What kind of power would...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,296
Posted By icdpride
How's the pedal feel? What it a bitch to set up...

How's the pedal feel? What it a bitch to set up or not too bad?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,296
Posted By icdpride
No its not about saving coin was just wondering...

No its not about saving coin was just wondering what the options were besides straight manual brakes or a booster, always thought the booster was kind of ugly and already have it out while I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By icdpride
Well then cram I will because those things are...

Well then cram I will because those things are much pricier then I remember
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By icdpride
Only Ball hone I have is a 4 1/8 240 grit thats...

Only Ball hone I have is a 4 1/8 240 grit thats too big correct? I would need to buy a new smaller hone?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By icdpride
Just de-glaze and put in new rings

Just de-glaze and put in new rings
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By icdpride
What size and Type hone to use Redblock

I am rebuilding my motor and I am wondering what size and type of hone people have has the most luck with on redblocks. The block I am using is a 1986 b230f NA block the cylinder bore currently...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
It really wasn't that bad on this car easier then...

It really wasn't that bad on this car easier then most, the wire routing requires making sub harness extensions but otherwise not terrible
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Since I am waiting on tools and parts I though I...

Since I am waiting on tools and parts I though I would wire tuck everything and refresh the engine bay, fix all the scratches fill the unused holes delete the battery tray and repaint it

Battery...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,296
Posted By icdpride
Running with out a booster

So I have been redoing my engine bay and overall set up and I have a bad booster, i was wondering if any one has set up one of these cars booster less, like with an electronic booster or a wilwood...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
So I measured the ring gap and I think they are...

So I measured the ring gap and I think they are all too tight but they also very greatly from cylinder to cylinder

https://i.imgur.com/10T3yYbl.png

Looks like I need to th hone the cylinders...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
I already have Mega-squirt just working on the...

I already have Mega-squirt just working on the tuning part with that
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
Got it so don't have ass it got, I appreciate all...

Got it so don't have ass it got, I appreciate all the feed back. Unfortunately redblocks are not that readily available in any of the junk yards in Syracuse Ny.

On last question, should I at least...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
Probably 325-350 Budget $400-500 Current...

Probably 325-350
Budget $400-500
Current turbo is
Gt35 (a/r .70) ebay turbo with external waste gate
M46 trans g80 in the rear
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
Its not my only power goal its just the first...

Its not my only power goal its just the first goal as I don't have a t-5 to swap for the trans yet my plan is to go much higher after I have that
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
So what I am getting is its kinda sort of worth...

So what I am getting is its kinda sort of worth it but not necessarily worth it ?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
Yeah its a +t

Yeah its a +t
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
Yeah sorry I mean like aftermarket h beam forged...

Yeah sorry I mean like aftermarket h beam forged rods.

My goal is start around 250hp probably around 300ish over all, I have done all the supporting mods I think, I have a big turbo, 1000cc...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By icdpride
Forged rods with out forged pistons worth it?

So I am rebuilding my 1986 b230f block and I am wondering if forged rods with stock na pistons with new rings would be worth it or just using 13mm rods is pretty much the same at that point because...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Honestly I don't know as there is no rubbing...

Honestly I don't know as there is no rubbing marks or aluminum on any of the parts, I am think a rod was rubbing on it due to play in a bearing .. maybe
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
Got the motor torn down and there is diffidently...

Got the motor torn down and there is diffidently shows some damage so it is tie to rebuild after to measuring to find out if there is any damage to the crank or anything.

Top end with the valve...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
But with me being bad at tuning and contaminating...

But with me being bad at tuning and contaminating the oil with a ton of fuel my engine went from making cool cho cho turbo noise to horrible screeching noise (see video bellow)
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Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,660
Posted By icdpride
My Cheap Heap the Ebay way 1986 244dl + t

So for the past year or so I have been working on my 1986 Volov 240dl in sweet sweet beige, it came to me barely running, with the stock n/a b230f engine, a 4spd m46 trans with overdrive, and 86000...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By icdpride
They are new rings

They are new rings
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By icdpride
Proper ring gap

I am sure this is in a manual some where but I could not find it.

I am wondering what is the proper ring gap to set when replacing the piston rings on N/A pistons for a turbo application
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By icdpride
Yeah that's the plan I will probably buy a used...

Yeah that's the plan I will probably buy a used block and crank and just rebuild it and change the oil out a lot. Or just sell all the Volvo stuff and gm swap it, if I could find a cheap manual trans...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By icdpride
Well thank you for all of the help, but it looks...

Well thank you for all of the help, but it looks like it was coming from the bottom end so I am in search of a block or motor now
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By icdpride
I didn't do the crank bearings on the rod...

I didn't do the crank bearings on the rod bearings.

I first replaced the ring and rod bearings with it outside the car, then after the oil issue I dropped the subframe and replaced and of the rod...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By icdpride
Never took out the aux shaft honestly

Never took out the aux shaft honestly
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