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There are only crickets in here...

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:59 am

Okay, I think I can find the carbs here at the house. I need to make gaskets - can't find them to buy. Rest of car is in storage.
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:12 pm

Just saw this.... Volvo Salvage in OK.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:55 pm

BlackBart wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:12 pm
Just saw this.... Volvo Salvage in OK.

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Very good, I did not know about them. Not surprising though. Edmond (North side of Oklahoma City) is maybe the capital of Volvo interest in OK.

Today, I found the PV544 carb, and gasket material and hole punches. First 544 activity in years. Tag- your it.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:28 pm

You found BOTH of the Webers, and gasket material?? Fantastic!
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:35 am

BlackBart wrote:
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You found BOTH of the Webers, and gasket material?? Fantastic!
No, I found one of the SU carbs. Pretty sure the other carb is in storage building.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:14 pm

Just kidding.

Found mine. Years of body shop dust and grime. Now I need to learn how to rebuild them. I actually only pulled them to get to the front suspension bolts on the right side. But they've been sitting so many years, they're probably gunked up.
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:32 pm

Looks like those Webers are missing a few bolts and cover plates. The internet knows all about these. On closer inspection of my SU carb, the choke linkage has lots of slop in the pivot points. Thinking I may fill the holes with epoxy mix and drill out to proper pin size. These linkage levers are cast brass and look really cool.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:44 pm

I just took it apart to look inside.
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:28 pm

Some actual progress!! Moved the other car out, the lawn mower, the shop vac, a transmission, and dug all this out.
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It's a bit like reconstructing a crime scene. As I sorted through parts and pieces, I realized I had started to refurbish some of the bits, painted some, had some new bushings pressed in. So it's taking a while to verify what's old and what's new! I made notes on disassembly, and put stacks of washers and nuts on zip ties so the order is right, made some sketches. Lifesavers!
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New bushings in lower A arms. New ball joint.
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Old upper control arm and new adjustable control arm.
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On this used upright I bought, which I obviously cleaned up and painted, I had a "speedi-sleeve" installed over a groove in the oil seal surface. I found later model 70's uprights and front hubs, which carry bigger Ate calipers. I'm changing the braking system from Dunlop to Ate, which includes swapping the rear axle.
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I had to get at least one piece assembled so I felt like I was getting somewhere!
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:49 pm

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ex-1984 245T wagon
1994 850T wagon
2004 XC70 wagon BlackBetty
Is it time for a 1964 122 wagon?

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