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500dollar744ti
03-30-2011, 08:55 PM
i had a flywheel explode on this car more than 6 months ago basically totaling the car. if it weren't for the fact this was my best friend's car (MrDoug on here) who passed away in 2009, i wouldn't have fixed it. however i have an emotional attachment and the first step is the new motor with all the wiring and damage repaired from the fire.

there's still no trans in the car but i'm happy with the first starting.

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MrBill
03-30-2011, 08:55 PM
Go matt!

Nice headband :lol:

Lol@service writer guy from Europe

gear whine
03-30-2011, 09:02 PM
yeah matt! thats awesome!

propav8r
03-30-2011, 09:03 PM
Awesome! This is the car that made me want to build mine up...keep it going strong!

turtle
03-30-2011, 11:14 PM
:clap::volvo:

fige
03-30-2011, 11:49 PM
I miss driving that car

propav8r
03-30-2011, 11:51 PM
I miss driving that car

Drove it/rode in it once. I couldn't put my feet down in the back seat until he hit 3rd gear.

fige
03-30-2011, 11:57 PM
Drove it/rode in it once. I couldn't put my feet down in the back seat until he hit 3rd gear.

still did a mid 14 with like 5 people in it :rofl:

ok9yo
03-31-2011, 12:56 AM
That's really nice of you Matt!!! Your a great friend. Props

grnmachine02
03-31-2011, 08:25 AM
:cheers:

500dollar744ti
03-31-2011, 08:34 AM
i found a brake line that got clipped by part of the flywheel. i originally thought the brake lines missed the damage but i was wrong. gotta fix that next.

gsellstr
03-31-2011, 11:19 AM
Glad it's staying on the road Matt!

Devsbeater
03-31-2011, 02:26 PM
Awesome!!

DNAsEqUeNcE
03-31-2011, 02:46 PM
most excellent sir.

professor245
03-31-2011, 03:12 PM
Very nice man, I remember when it exploded, good thing you fixed it, a lot people here would totaled it for a lot less of damage...good work!
Also love the headband, John McEnroe style :)

JohnMc
03-31-2011, 03:16 PM
Glad to see the wagon back in action.

B-lennium
03-31-2011, 03:25 PM
did you build a splatter shield?

pwschuh
03-31-2011, 03:57 PM
Good news Matt!

Volvorules
03-31-2011, 07:35 PM
Congrats Matt! Glad to see it running again! Oh yeah, and put a hose on it :-P

500dollar744ti
03-31-2011, 07:44 PM
i gotta make or have made another downpipe for it.

it's now 9.8:1 CR with the same big valve ported head and i found out the whole time at SE9, the throttle was barely opening past halfway.

silly Doug and his 6 gauge subwoofer cable running under the accelerator. i see 300whp as good form now.

DNAsEqUeNcE
03-31-2011, 08:12 PM
300+. seriously only half way?

MrBill
03-31-2011, 08:14 PM
/slightly skeptical seeing how fast it made boost

500dollar744ti
03-31-2011, 08:26 PM
whatever you say... yes we did!

propav8r
03-31-2011, 09:00 PM
i found out the whole time at SE9, the throttle was barely opening past halfway.

:omg:

Volvorules
03-31-2011, 09:30 PM
I've got some 3" exhaust piping if you need it, Matt. We could scab together something pretty easily I think.

MrBill
03-31-2011, 09:33 PM
TOMORROW NIGHT?

caps

towerymt
03-31-2011, 09:58 PM
2marow night!!!11one

i have some stuff, and stuff

Volvorules
03-31-2011, 11:06 PM
I could be convinced to drive to VA, omg 2 days in a row? Ugh. Will we need my welder, or towery you bringing yours?

towerymt
04-01-2011, 12:09 AM
I can't get there early. And if I have to haul the welder, even later. 8-9ish? meh

llama
04-01-2011, 05:34 AM
nice to see it alive and well. i may just have to stop in again and see it in person :-D

760T man
04-01-2011, 10:14 AM
:omg:

+1

Group A
04-03-2011, 09:32 AM
- subscribed - :)