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      It is typical for the steering to be tighter at...

      It is typical for the steering to be tighter at the center than outboard. Adjust it to where it doesn't jam in the center (just barely) and it should be fairly good for the rest of the stroke. An...
    2. Thread: Seals

      by Walrus3
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      VP-Autoparts in North Charleston, SC may have...

      VP-Autoparts in North Charleston, SC may have them in stock.
    3. Works the same either way. Either got wrong...

      Works the same either way. Either got wrong parts or wrong seatback.
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      In 1967 I did my first Volvo overhaul after...

      In 1967 I did my first Volvo overhaul after working on Ford Flatheads,Buicks, etc. The only pistons I could find that I could afford ($4.70) were 1/16" too tall where the head surface was flat, so I...
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      Pure gold!!!

      Pure gold!!!
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      See if it (or the intake valve on the same...

      See if it (or the intake valve on the same cylinder) opens without the rocker arm pushing it (from back pressure) and that will pretty much answer your question about the cam lobe.
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      Most of us have gained enough understanding of...

      Most of us have gained enough understanding of the finer points of the D-jet system that we learned to overcome the obstacles and thus gaiin the reliability of the D-jet system.
      The swap has been...
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      Philosophical rant: "Is there any such thing as...

      Philosophical rant:
      "Is there any such thing as an idiot-proof performance build for a B20F?"
      As our friends at IPD and also Phil Singher has so often told us, "NO!"
      You cannot make anything truly...
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      You MIGHT be able to drill and tap the headbolt...

      You MIGHT be able to drill and tap the headbolt holes deeper. About 7/16" thread engagement will give you all the strength you can get. Be SURE you tap 7/16"14-UNC and NOT M12-1.75. With larger...
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      Phil - do you have any info on the Crane cam? I...

      Phil - do you have any info on the Crane cam? I have a new one complete with paperwork in my culch heap- maybe a diamond in a long box!!
      (Like the B30 K cam I took out of Duncan LaBay's hand at...
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      Interesting. What does he plan to use to supply...

      Interesting. What does he plan to use to supply fuel?
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      Remember that the street torque cam is a pretty...

      Remember that the street torque cam is a pretty low speed cam. I believe the HS6s or HIF6s will provide all the flow you can use with that cam. If you were getting up into the 7000-10,000 rpm range...
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      About the time the last 1800 rolled off the line...

      About the time the last 1800 rolled off the line the auto industry FINALLY became aware of the shortness of the lives of their cars in the North American "Rust Belt" and other places and decided to...
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      Far out!

      Far out!
    15. What was Tim's reaction when you asked him about...

      What was Tim's reaction when you asked him about the car? Was he pretty surprised? Pleased that someone had the car with plans to use it?
      Many thanks,
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      Mixture out in front of the carbs at low speeds =...

      Mixture out in front of the carbs at low speeds = radical cam with enough overlap that exhaust pressure is pushing intake back through, OR Exhaust lobes are worn so much of exhaust not getting out...
    17. Congratulations, Razz! (Please let me know if...

      Congratulations, Razz! (Please let me know if that name is offensive to you - it sorta seemed to fit.) Like the others I'll be interested to hear what you find from Tim Pope.
      Was he pretty...
    18. Thread: ENV or Spicer

      by Walrus3
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      Front loading? Does that mean the front comes...

      Front loading? Does that mean the front comes off the pumpkin while the rear stays put?
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      Joe Lazenby at Susquehanna Spares...

      Joe Lazenby at Susquehanna Spares (Carlisle/Harrisburg) may have a good one.
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      The joints between the center rod and the 2...

      The joints between the center rod and the 2 carbs' throttles seem kinda sloppy but if they START opening at exactly the same time and open fully at the same time they are probably OK. You should see...
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      Great idea!!

      Great idea!!
    22. T5 engine: later model VOLVO T5 Transmission:...

      T5 engine: later model VOLVO
      T5 Transmission: Generic US sturdy transmission that will probably NOT fit on a Volvo T5 engine
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      Slave cylinder pushrod adjustment: Adjust it to...

      Slave cylinder pushrod adjustment: Adjust it to where it turns freely but has little or no endwise motion.

      Bleeding can usually be accomplished by repeated pumping followed by holding the pedal...
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      Phil! I believe a clutch plate can be had that...

      Phil!
      I believe a clutch plate can be had that is the right diameter for B20 but accommodates the M410 pilot shaft in the B30 version. Shaft length may be a problem. Some who have tried to adapt...
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      The calipers and disks both are needed. If your...

      The calipers and disks both are needed. If your old 140 is old enough the whole riggin' is more rugged.
      Most of the other stuff that fits is the same.
    26. In spite of selecting the parts on the web I...

      In spite of selecting the parts on the web I ALWAYS call to place the order. They tell me if they are out, if the price has changed, and how much shipping will be. Definitely worth the price of a...
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      The distributor things need fixing, I have a...

      The distributor things need fixing,
      I have a 1975 164 electronic distributor which will work well on your car, complete with D-jet trigger points, module and wiring. If you are interested in this...
    28. I don't see it posted above but VP-Autoparts is...

      I don't see it posted above but VP-Autoparts is in North Charleston, SC Christer and others there are very helpful. Then there is Olof Malmberg at Vintage Import Parts on the Canadian border -...
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      New Club meeting, Vinita, Oklahoma

      I am posting this here for those who might not look in the "Gatherings" section but live nearby.

      A new chapter of VCOA has been formed, calling itself the Ozark Rollers Volvo Club.
      Planned area...
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      New Club meeting, Vinita, Oklahoma

      This may be of interest to those of you in the heartland.
      A new chapter of VCOA has been formed, calling itself the Ozark Rollers Volvo Club.
      Planned area of coverage is eastern Oklahoma, western...
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