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Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,086
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Nice adjustment of the design. Really like the...

Nice adjustment of the design. Really like the detailed write up. Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,086
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Cosbysweater added coilovers to the rear of his...

Cosbysweater added coilovers to the rear of his 244. Although I would have done it a bit different, he did use the stock arm and modified. He has beat the hell out of the car too.
Page 1 of his...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By PeaceEngineered
When you create your shielding cover, it needs to...

When you create your shielding cover, it needs to be only grounded on one end, and make the ground attachment as close to the ECM ground to rid as much noise as possible.
Forum: showroom 07-06-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Haha. No one wants to hear that. Something,...

Haha. No one wants to hear that. Something, something just tighten in a star pattern slowly. I was surprised you linked the adapters.
It is a valid point though, RWC.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,809
Posted By PeaceEngineered
This has been covered in a few thread's, but that...

This has been covered in a few thread's, but that is an NVH mitigation piece. The collapsible part is further up. But understand. I left mine as from the factory.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Yes. They are still out there. My intent was that...

Yes. They are still out there. My intent was that I would not expect any warranty with the Gabriel shock.

If I where to want to invest in the proper shocks, it would be from corner weight...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Discontinued. ...

Discontinued.

http://gabriel.com/mobile/light-vehicle/detailed-product-page?partnum=69787
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Gabriel Ultra are disco'ed. Get supply now. I...

Gabriel Ultra are disco'ed. Get supply now. I bought a set to try. No Bilstein Tourings in the rear. Not been a good experience for me. Others have documented on the board.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I don't know about that. With a good inspection,...

I don't know about that. With a good inspection, and all the parts replaced correctly, it could be a good deal. Or at least fair. Rust free, ready to roll.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,640
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Well stated. Truth.

Well stated. Truth.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I was trying to find that one to post. Thanks!

I was trying to find that one to post. Thanks!
Forum: showroom 06-17-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By PeaceEngineered
That is pretty cool. Shows handling and...

That is pretty cool. Shows handling and reliability can win over our power. I like it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By PeaceEngineered
How would there be a fire? If all the components...

How would there be a fire? If all the components are in good condition, there should be no risk. Now if they where stacked, I would be worried. Could add a potentiometer to make temperature...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I like how you have increased the heating area....

I like how you have increased the heating area. However, yes you will stress the wiring and fuses that are finicky at best. It would be pretty simple though to add a relay to handle the power needs,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Probably correct on the gear ratios. I really...

Probably correct on the gear ratios.
I really like the front ABS sensor driving a signal. Accurate speed regardless of rear wheel spin. Good stuff!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By PeaceEngineered
See further down the page of TestPoint's article...

See further down the page of TestPoint's article where he addresses the speedo...
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=272683

As for GPS Speedos, they have come a long way, and I do...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,773
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Please do tell. I think the pic is not working...

Please do tell. I think the pic is not working...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,086
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Too slow... ^^^ what he said.

Too slow...

^^^ what he said.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 404,200
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Honing plate and heat up the block? How inert is...

Honing plate and heat up the block? How inert is that filler? I just wonder if it alters the expandability of the iron any. Enjoy reading your projects. Crazy stuff!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,031
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Yhe same company with the mounts, STS Machining,...

Yhe same company with the mounts, STS Machining, has started making hydraulic clutch pedals too. 77volvo245 is his screen name here. He also has a swapped car for sale too...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 50,301
Posted By PeaceEngineered
They are lucky to have you. And I am envious of...

They are lucky to have you. And I am envious of the forming tools at your disposal. I have been eyeing vacuum kits. Good stuff.

Meh. Then one must keep polishing it! The copper would be cool...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 50,301
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Awesome. Congrats! Do you do this type of work...

Awesome. Congrats! Do you do this type of work for a living? At least some artistic expression?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I disagree. There is nothing like "search noob"...

I disagree. There is nothing like "search noob" on a thread a few years old that did not have the picture host maintained. This archival stuff. Lol
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,661
Posted By PeaceEngineered
No. You will not get that pressed on. Get it...

No. You will not get that pressed on. Get it opened up.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,779
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Sounds like a great project! To post pics: 1-...

Sounds like a great project!
To post pics:
1- you will need to link from a host
2- make a donation and get posting "rights" (but not in off topic). You will be able to post reduced size pics that...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Agree on the 16". I am running 225/50r16 they are...

Agree on the 16". I am running 225/50r16 they are the "minus -1" size. Good availability too.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,565
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Look at the thickness of all the members it would...

Look at the thickness of all the members it would be connecting. None are that thick. If the EMT thickness is too thin for your taste, then get some .060" chromemoly tubing. Fairly cheap and easily...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,565
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Are you comparing wall thickness or outer...

Are you comparing wall thickness or outer diameter? Where did you get the sizes? Both pipes you listed (assuming 1/2" pipes not 3/4" or 7/8")should have similiar outer diameters if comparing rigid...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,367
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I bought "rebuilt", but if I had to do it over...

I bought "rebuilt", but if I had to do it over again, it would be the new one. Unless you really know the person and their work, it can be hit and miss- my experience over the years (Mustangs...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,040
Posted By PeaceEngineered
You need to adjust your assometer... That...

You need to adjust your assometer...


That will fix it!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By PeaceEngineered
If the car had ABS, it could be plausible to have...

If the car had ABS, it could be plausible to have some type of TCS. Like the ABS, I believe it would not be what is expected today. Retarding the timing with wheel spin wouldn't be that difficult.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Agreed! Take it out. Your back, neck, and fingers...

Agreed! Take it out. Your back, neck, and fingers will thank you.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 50,301
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Awesome as usual! I know you may have stated it...

Awesome as usual! I know you may have stated it previously, but what sewing machine brand and model are you using? My old, all metal Singer from the 30's just isn't cutting it.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I am not for certain. Is the current set up cable...

I am not for certain. Is the current set up cable or linkage? Can you post a pic as I am a 240 guy. Lol
That said anything can be made to work with enough effort. I know that an 89 cable pedal from...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I hope it helps. The factory pedal can be...

I hope it helps. The factory pedal can be modified to help get your "stroke" or lever arm length correct (drill new hole, round or narrow the lever). Might take some ingenuity on your part, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I can't speak at the carburator end. However, I...

I can't speak at the carburator end. However, I did a Lokar cable for my 5.0 swap, and it mated fairly well to my 89 240 fuel injection pedal that has a clevis style hook up. I don't know how your...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By PeaceEngineered
True, but high speed passes where not on my list....

True, but high speed passes where not on my list. I like the simplicity of the one piece as long as it works for the application.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Monroe has quick strut assemblies, but are not...

Monroe has quick strut assemblies, but are not available for the assumed 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By PeaceEngineered
You cracked open the whole system. Sometimes air...

You cracked open the whole system. Sometimes air bubbles get caught, and even with a power bleeder they will not come out. I suggest you start at the master, bleed it, go to the distribution block,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Some Volvo guys are running a double cardon joint...

Some Volvo guys are running a double cardon joint at the transmission yoke connection...
From TestPoint's files:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=221716
Which leads to here:...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 50,301
Posted By PeaceEngineered
That will be a good swap. While the BMW straight...

That will be a good swap. While the BMW straight 6's sound great, there is nothing like the 5 cylinder at full song. Absolutely addictive. I assume boost as well...
It will be tough to kill the BMW...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,518
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Thanks! It works well for the power levels I...

Thanks! It works well for the power levels I intended. Now if you start upping them, the exhaust would need to go bigger for sure. However, it is a nice tone that makes noise when required. I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,518
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Camaro muffler 2.5" in, dual 2.25" out. Pipes...

Camaro muffler 2.5" in, dual 2.25" out. Pipes where made to mimic the original Volvo tailpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Indeed, sir. Makes it repeatable and easily...

Indeed, sir. Makes it repeatable and easily repairable.

OP, I don't know where you live, but anything "junk" around here from the 90s is long gone to the recycling afterlife. Shipping a bar isn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Same here. 225/50r16 BFGs on 16x8 with 20mm et....

Same here. 225/50r16 BFGs on 16x8 with 20mm et. Will say wish it where 10et. Slight rub in rear and adjustable panhard has the rear centered. Another consideration is wheel to strut clearnace in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By PeaceEngineered
I am sure my engine placement ended up pretty...

I am sure my engine placement ended up pretty close to your old 5.0. Haha
I did my swap and lowering springs pretty much at the same time. Really did not like the IPDs with the four cylinder, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By PeaceEngineered
Do you have a cost?

Do you have a cost?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By PeaceEngineered
^^^ So 17.6 slugs. Tough to argue with an actual...

^^^ So 17.6 slugs. Tough to argue with an actual scale, unless of course it isn't calibrated.
I really don't think there is too big a difference whether it is Ford, GM or Volvo, none are that light....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By PeaceEngineered
It also depends what else was deleted- or how the...

It also depends what else was deleted- or how the engine is "dressed". No AC drops some and with your figures I am off maybe 75 pounds off of my guess. So a few sacks of potatoes? Regardless, it...
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