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Old 03-25-2019, 07:59 AM
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The Volvo power electric power steering pump uses an AC 3 phase brushless motor. The 3 phases are electronically generated by the internal electronics drivers from 12V DC.

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Old 04-01-2019, 01:06 AM
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Got a pair of Jegs 15x8 4.5" setback JEGS Sport Star wheels for the front to match the back ones. They don't make a 4" setback and the 4.5" ones rubs against the brake caliper. So I machined a pair of spacers I had laying around to a .300 spacer and hubcentric.







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I just read through your thread.
Wow.
That is all.
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I just read through your thread.
Wow.
That is all.
Thanks!.

Now back to the garage to figure out why my flashers are stuck in always on. I forgot to incorporate a switch and left them on all the time by mistake. Back to the wring diagrams.
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Get the seat back bar welded in and installed a carpet kit.






While I was at it, I made cupholders out of extra exhaust flanges I had laying around.

I'm gonna have to get some extra carpet to line the storage spaces behind the seats.



Seat back bar from the rear widow.

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Temporarily dropped the seats in to see how it looks.



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Wow awesome project lots to read going to be great to see a time slip from her !!!
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Now back to the garage to figure out why my flashers are stuck in always on. I forgot to incorporate a switch and left them on all the time by mistake. Back to the wring diagrams.
Brain fart.... wiring was ok. I forgot there is a hazard switch on the steering column and it just happened to be on. Doh! Of course I realized this only after I pulled the fuse box.

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Wow awesome project lots to read going to be great to see a time slip from her !!!
Hope to be on the road soon. Track will wait till I get it sorted out and tuned.
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Brain fart.... wiring was ok. I forgot there is a hazard switch on the steering column and it just happened to be on. Doh! Of course I realized this only after I pulled the fuse box.
HA- I had used my meter to measure current- put the leads back in- red in negative and black in positive...spent way to much time trying to figure WTH!!!

I really like the red stitching in the seats.....carry on!!

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HA- I had used my meter to measure current- put the leads back in- red in negative and black in positive...spent way to much time trying to figure WTH!!!

I really like the red stitching in the seats.....carry on!!
That's not as bad as measuring current and forgetting to move the leads back the next time you measure voltage.
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I've really enjoyed your build thread. I thought I recognized your user name, then you mentioned TD's and I remembered. Thought you might want to know I'm still using the 413 torque converter I got from you (one helluva a deal you gave me). Anyway, picked up an 1980 L48/auto and thinking about giving it a little boost. Not as extreme as yours, I'll use yours for inspiration.

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I've really enjoyed your build thread. I thought I recognized your user name, then you mentioned TD's and I remembered.
LOL I started using DblTrbl in 2000 because I was building a twin turbo. Name stayed with me.


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Thought you might want to know I'm still using the 413 torque converter I got from you (one helluva a deal you gave me).

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The fella who made those converters Just closed shop. He's a good guy. I had the same converter in the shelby charger in my sig.

Lucky I had him build the billet converter for my vette before he closed.


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Anyway, picked up an 1980 L48/auto and thinking about giving it a little boost. Not as extreme as yours, I'll use yours for inspiration.

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Nice!





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Since the car has no gauges, I'm re-purposing the gauge cluster. Switches include Line Lock, Scramble, Inverter Power, USB charger power, Power steering override, dome light, headlight override and some more.

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finished wiring the console and added labels
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Installed the console.



installed the seats.
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Today, the car moved under it's own power for the first time in 20 years!!!!

First drive was to my friends shop, IIRC Chris (Autoworks).

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Heck yea!!!

That's gotta put a smile on your face!!!

We want a video!!!

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Heck yea!!!

That's gotta put a smile on your face!!!

We want a video!!!

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I smiled so much my face hurt. It's been five years in my garage. The ride was short but great. Front end felt very soft, rear end much stiffer. Lucky I've got dual adjustable rear shocks.

Sounded pretty good, the turbo really quiets things down. First comment I got was that it sounded like my BMW (also a turbo car).

I took a video of the car's first move, but it sucked. I don't have any video skills. I will take a video once the car is on the road for good.
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I can see you already out the door on your way to the JY. LOL

Once you get the power and fan wired in, you can test the module and your fan easily before you hook it to the holley. Just scratch the pwm input wire to ground a few times. The fan should soft start to some speed and shut off.
Finally found one in a junkyard, cost me less than $5. Now just waiting to get the garage ceiling insulated so I can do projects during the summer downtime.
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Car has a killer stance. Nice work on the suspention set up.
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