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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By Chuck W
I have a Type 2 ZF rack that I could use a manual...

I have a Type 2 ZF rack that I could use a manual for. Would you mind sharing?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,032
Posted By Chuck W
I've built 2 MS units. One for my TBird, probably...

I've built 2 MS units. One for my TBird, probably 15 years ago (Old MS1 V2.2 running the "Extra" code) and another MS1 V3.0 that was in my '80 240. Had decent luck with both (The TBird unit was my...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 56,484
Posted By Chuck W
Damn. That's a shame. The wife's '97 GLT did...

Damn. That's a shame.

The wife's '97 GLT did the same thing a couple years back, but an RN swap on a FWD P80 is much simpler than an AWD P2.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,386
Posted By Chuck W
For me that would be a parts car*, and not really...

For me that would be a parts car*, and not really worth $700. If I was looking for a driver? Yeah, maybe. We paid that for my wife's '97 GLT when we bought it. (Actually paid that for my '97 T5 as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,386
Posted By Chuck W
Turbo or NA? Manual or auto?

Turbo or NA? Manual or auto?
Forum: showroom 05-26-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By Chuck W
There's an Amazon that's rolling around Indy's...

There's an Amazon that's rolling around Indy's west side, but it's not this one.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,250
Posted By Chuck W
I don't have the info in front of me, but you're...

I don't have the info in front of me, but you're going to run into a speed sensor difference using that newer (98+) trans in the -96 car.

One pulls the speedo info from the ABS system and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,492
Posted By Chuck W
Hey! How's Delores doing? Been pretty...

Hey! How's Delores doing?

Been pretty minimal progress this past year. Worked more on getting things a little better organized and dealing with other project (manual swap in my 850 and other house...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 113,360
Posted By Chuck W
Looking great! Should be fun

Looking great!

Should be fun
Forum: website & board 01-11-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,014
Posted By Chuck W
I haven't gotten an email notification for a PM...

I haven't gotten an email notification for a PM in a long time. They just stopped working one day.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 625,288
Posted By Chuck W
Garage envy. It looks great!

Garage envy.

It looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 100,038
Posted By Chuck W
Nice work! I keep looking at the engine bay...

Nice work!

I keep looking at the engine bay of my '78 and think that I really would like to paint it. Then I think of all the things that would need to be done to make it look "good"...
(And mine...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 100,038
Posted By Chuck W
$2,500 for the donor! That's a sweet deal! ...

$2,500 for the donor! That's a sweet deal!

This is going to be a fun build!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,624
Posted By Chuck W
Which ECU do you have (last 3 digits)? There...

Which ECU do you have (last 3 digits)?

There are a couple guys in the BIG M4.4 tuning thread on VolvoSpeed that have LPT .bins. I have a .bin and .xdf for the -609. You can also get some of the...
Forum: website & board 09-25-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 53,519
Posted By Chuck W
Sent some funds your way.

Sent some funds your way.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-25-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,306
Posted By Chuck W
Yeah. that's what it looked like. I pulled the...

Yeah. that's what it looked like.
I pulled the info from DigiKey, so I'll probably order one.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,306
Posted By Chuck W
What I have been using is an adapter that then...

What I have been using is an adapter that then accepts a USB cable. I swapped the cable, but that didn't seem to improve things any. I think the vibrations of it hanging off of the DB-9 over course...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-25-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,306
Posted By Chuck W
THIS...

THIS (https://www.dlpdesign.com/usb/dlptxrx-v14-ds.pdf) is the datasheet for the DLP unit that DIY sells.

I won't constantly plugging/unplugging the USB cable, so the Velcro may not concern me...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-24-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,306
Posted By Chuck W
MS Internal Serial to USB adapter

I've got an old MS1 with Extra code (V2.2) running one of my projects. I've been running an old external Serial to USB adapter for years with no problems.
Recently I've been having dropped...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,710
Posted By Chuck W
An affordable option for a street car, perhaps? ...

An affordable option for a street car, perhaps?

I was looking into something to use on the 240 that is waiting to be built.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,635
Posted By Chuck W
Obscuring the lights is the biggest issue for me.

Obscuring the lights is the biggest issue for me.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 625,288
Posted By Chuck W
So good.

So good.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,492
Posted By Chuck W
Working on the list of things to do and going...

Working on the list of things to do and going through a few items.

Looks like I'll need to see if I kept the DS kick panel out of my '85 when I go to install my WagonMeister fuse panel. Looks like...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 368,573
Posted By Chuck W
Bloody hell! That is awesome work!

Bloody hell! That is awesome work!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,492
Posted By Chuck W
Well, the TBird is finally on the road and out of...

Well, the TBird is finally on the road and out of the shop space.

https://turbochuckcom.ipage.com/webimages/projects/78%20Volvo%20264/2020/inshop_1.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 82,998
Posted By Chuck W
Nice car! Looks like my old '85GLT.

Nice car! Looks like my old '85GLT.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-20-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,370
Posted By Chuck W
Relocated the fan diode back out to the relay....

Relocated the fan diode back out to the relay. Everything is good to go now.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,370
Posted By Chuck W
Yeah, thanks for the confirmation. I had just...

Yeah, thanks for the confirmation. I had just been sitting here looking at things and realized that's exactly what happened. The diode is connected to the MS +12V now.

The easiest thing to do is...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,370
Posted By Chuck W
John, I was coming back here to basically say...

John, I was coming back here to basically say what you just described. I reinstalled the ECU and messed with a couple things, and that battery noise had gone away. I did notice that the injector LED...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,370
Posted By Chuck W
There was no wash-down of the engine bay. Just...

There was no wash-down of the engine bay. Just getting rid of a couple years of "garage dust" off of the outside.

The connector was loose, but still mostly engaged in the pins, but it was worth...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,370
Posted By Chuck W
Inadvertently ran MS unit with main connector loose, now won't start.

This is on my Thunderbird, but I figure there are plenty of knowledgeable folks here who might have some insight.

The MS unit in question is an old V2.2 MSnSE set-up I built for my TBird probably...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,254
Posted By Chuck W
Car looks awesome!

Car looks awesome!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,492
Posted By Chuck W
The guy who bought some of the parts off of the...

The guy who bought some of the parts off of the car I wasn't going to use had it.

I'm looking forward to being able to start working on the car!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,492
Posted By Chuck W
More new toys arrived. ...

More new toys arrived.
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-29-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,931
Posted By Chuck W
Looks great. That's the plan for the harness...

Looks great. That's the plan for the harness install in the '78. The other couple installs have been less than ideal, but also working with what I had at the time. (My TBird MS install (15 years...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,492
Posted By Chuck W
More goodies arrived today. :) ...

More goodies arrived today. :)

https://turbochuckcom.ipage.com/webimages/projects/78%20Volvo%20264/2020/ECU/MaxxECU.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 625,288
Posted By Chuck W
The new exhaust is looking pretty good. Is...

The new exhaust is looking pretty good.

Is the turbo oil drain a custom piece?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,121
Posted By Chuck W
I actually think I have the original...

I actually think I have the original intake/rail/browntops I used on my car, before I swapped out for a powdercoated one and different injectors.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,121
Posted By Chuck W
I converted the B21FT that I dropped into my old...

I converted the B21FT that I dropped into my old '80 264 to MS.

Not too difficult. I used an LH2.2 dist and a FI intake.
Forum: article composition 12-26-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 135,577
Posted By Chuck W
Nothing wrong with that engine. I've got one in...

Nothing wrong with that engine. I've got one in my garage I'm going to use for a project.

It's got dual VVT, which isn't big deal. It's also DBW so you'll either need to configure for a cable...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,543
Posted By Chuck W
Welcome. The car looks great!

Welcome. The car looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,492
Posted By Chuck W
OK, well things are mainly in parts accumulation...

OK, well things are mainly in parts accumulation mode at the moment while I work on some other stuff.

Got a DBW pedal position sensor and an S60/V70 throttle body recently and these two bits of...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,008
Posted By Chuck W
This. It seems like you really don't know what...

This. It seems like you really don't know what you want, and kind of asking the forum to tell you what (and even how) to do. (Just my casual observation)


Personally, I'll be dropping a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,676
Posted By Chuck W
Yeah, I just don't remember what it looked like...

Yeah, I just don't remember what it looked like when I put it together. It could've been that way all these years. I'd been looking more for cracks.

Scope creep will get you every time.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,676
Posted By Chuck W
I just see and old turbine housing. I don't...

I just see and old turbine housing. I don't recall how old that thing was.

As I mentioned before, it might be good to fatten things up under boost a bit more.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,526
Posted By Chuck W
Aside from a handful of VW's, my other non-Volvo...

Aside from a handful of VW's, my other non-Volvo vehicles have all been Fords.;-)
I had a couple of the XR4's and Scorpios (Granadas), but always liked the lines of the Mk1 Granada Coupes, but we...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,526
Posted By Chuck W
I love these cars! Any more info on this one?

I love these cars!

Any more info on this one?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,396
Posted By Chuck W
Sorry for the delay. Pretty sure I had Volvo...

Sorry for the delay.

Pretty sure I had Volvo coolant in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,396
Posted By Chuck W
When I saw the title of this on the forum list, I...

When I saw the title of this on the forum list, I knew who it was.

Glad you got that handled. I was dreading it....until I decided to get another car. :D

Good notes on the "shortcut", though.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,526
Posted By Chuck W
Well, it's a small bit of soldering inside the...

Well, it's a small bit of soldering inside the ECU for the conversion, and you could build your own harness. Then it's just getting the bin file from him for a reasonable cost.

It's also probably...
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