home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 300
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: soclosenotnear
Forum: article composition 02-12-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 200,185
Posted By soclosenotnear
Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.

Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The...

Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The stock coil will no longer be necessary so anything that was plugged into it (2 wires) can be left in place. Same thing with the factory igniter, anything...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 73,917
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exclamation Seconded

Seconded
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By soclosenotnear
I felt the same way until I actually adjusted...

I felt the same way until I actually adjusted mine. Had it sitting at 2.5* advanced since I bought the gear many years ago. I finally advanced it a bit more and enjoyed the difference. But really,...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 848
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered...

Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered putting that car up for sale.
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 51,884
Posted By soclosenotnear
Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the...

Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the motivation they provide. I always know I'll see progress when I click your thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By soclosenotnear
Been there and done that; my old lady had our...

Been there and done that; my old lady had our newborn in the car, but this is best ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By soclosenotnear
I pulled power and ground from factory igniter...

I pulled power and ground from factory igniter wiring, so I could mount it on factory heat sink.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By soclosenotnear
Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as...

Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as little as you want, only after your setup is running.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,227
Posted By soclosenotnear
So, I leaned on the nipple at the top of my...

So, I leaned on the nipple at the top of my radiator and broke it while washing the engine bay. I did the most turbobricks-esque of fixes including jb weld and plastic epoxy. It's been holding a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,347
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great looking wagon you've built here. You're...

Great looking wagon you've built here. You're doing much better than most of us on their first project, myself included. And your English is better than most folks in this country, so don't worry...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By soclosenotnear
Agreed. You should be able to find at least a...

Agreed. You should be able to find at least a td04hl-15g rebuild guide on YouTube, which will be the same concept if you need it.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 73,090
Posted By soclosenotnear
At what point do you ditch the intercooler? Is it...

At what point do you ditch the intercooler? Is it just too much air for unnecessary pipes, hoses, clamps or routing issues, etc?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By soclosenotnear
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=322...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=322665
Forum: showroom 01-16-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By soclosenotnear
^everything you want

^everything you want
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By soclosenotnear
My '95 has no boost gauge, cloth seats, only...

My '95 has no boost gauge, cloth seats, only driver power seat, no heated seats, no sunroof, etc.

That heater core is a fun job. Took me 8 or 10 hours my first go around.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,838
Posted By soclosenotnear
8 year old thread...

8 year old thread...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 52,206
Posted By soclosenotnear
5 stars. Lol. You could sell your idea today...

5 stars. Lol. You could sell your idea today better than Volvo could have sold it 30 years ago.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,227
Posted By soclosenotnear
A quick spritz of purple power and a borrowed...

A quick spritz of purple power and a borrowed electric pressure washer...

<a href='http://i.imgur.com/vWRgHYE' title=''><img src='http://i.imgur.com/vWRgHYEl.jpg' alt='' title='Hosted by...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By soclosenotnear
2. You'll need 2 of these three hoses. One is the...

2. You'll need 2 of these three hoses. One is the radiator hose that tees into the turbo water line and the other goes from the expansion tank to the radiator and tees into the turbo.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 133,744
Posted By soclosenotnear
I know you wanna get away from lh2.4 but go the...

I know you wanna get away from lh2.4 but go the wasted spark route if you end up staying with it. I had to close my spark plug gap to somewhere around that with higher boost, even out of my 16t,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,227
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thanks. Her and her sister are great. I'm...

Thanks. Her and her sister are great.

I'm not sure how detailed I can be but I'll try. On that particular tensioner, I would loosen the tensioning lock nut and the nut and bolt that articulates...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By soclosenotnear
I like the contrast of the black trim and bumpers...

I like the contrast of the black trim and bumpers on these cars. Plus, they do have a purpose.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,181
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yeah. Not much difference in a 15g and 16t....

Yeah. Not much difference in a 15g and 16t. That's the standard "upgrade" turbo on an otherwise stock setup. I enjoyed mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,227
Posted By soclosenotnear
Well, I began putting the accessory belts back on...

Well, I began putting the accessory belts back on and realized the tensioner bracket had broken the same way for the second or third time.

<a href='http://i.imgur.com/OjdxTku' title=''><img...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By soclosenotnear
You'll have to get a down pipe sorted either way....

You'll have to get a down pipe sorted either way. Either one can be made to work. You can port a straight flange out to nearly the size of an angled. In my opinion, you'll be happy either way you go.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By soclosenotnear
I put the transmission in fourth gear. Grab a...

I put the transmission in fourth gear. Grab a large breaker bar and cheater bar and put my weight into it. Probably not well enough considering it's happened twice now. The nub sticks out so little...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By soclosenotnear
My 940t with 3.31 and m47 can get 25 combined if...

My 940t with 3.31 and m47 can get 25 combined if im easy on the gas. Highway only I can get 28-31ish. Typical driving nets 20ish.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By soclosenotnear
I've had the nub break twice on my 8v. Once the...

I've had the nub break twice on my 8v. Once the pulley came loose and I heard it. And the second time, no ill effects. Discovered by chance.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By soclosenotnear
I've had an Odyssey pc680 for maybe 8 months and...

I've had an Odyssey pc680 for maybe 8 months and it's been great. Cranked my car up two days ago after 3-4 months of sitting, although it was tired. I need to start driving it every day again to see...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By soclosenotnear
I want aware and didn't do that, for sure. ...

I want aware and didn't do that, for sure.




The third bushing is blue poly like the rest. Like the others said, it's probably harder than it should be but not like a rock. Doesn't seem that...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By soclosenotnear
I've seen lh2.4 16v cars. No personal experience...

I've seen lh2.4 16v cars. No personal experience with that though.

But I would ditch the 3" amm if you're using those injectors. Also, I've never seen ipd 16v cams?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,838
Posted By soclosenotnear
How is shifting feel compared to an m46/m47?

How is shifting feel compared to an m46/m47?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 201,055
Posted By soclosenotnear
Looks awesome

Looks awesome
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By soclosenotnear
Poly accessory bushings

This might should just be in maintenance...

I've now broken two or three alternator tensioner brackets. I'm trying to figure out why.

<a href='http://i.imgur.com/OjdxTku' title=''><img...
Forum: website & board 01-04-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By soclosenotnear
Welcome to the club. You will enjoy a 240.

Welcome to the club. You will enjoy a 240.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,227
Posted By soclosenotnear
Today, I reinstalled my 16t and made a new oil...

Today, I reinstalled my 16t and made a new oil return as my cheap "braided stainless AN line" had hardened from baking repeatedly. It was brittle and cracked inside the stainless cover. Also, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,918
Posted By soclosenotnear
It's intimidating to get into drag racing near...

It's intimidating to get into drag racing near me. The one time I ran a car, I caught a lot of grief because I was a noob. There's no instructions, lol, and I didn't grow up around cars. Burnouts in...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By soclosenotnear
If it's a ball and spring type mbc, like mine,...

If it's a ball and spring type mbc, like mine, you should be screwing it in to build more boost.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,163
Posted By soclosenotnear
Off topic and I'm no expert on the subject, but...

Off topic and I'm no expert on the subject, but has anyone considered (if possible/worth it) the new focus st/rs stuff?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,900
Posted By soclosenotnear
I can't tell if this was a serious thread. I...

I can't tell if this was a serious thread. I hope it was not.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,629
Posted By soclosenotnear
Fck yeah! Good work. Congrats on hitting your...

Fck yeah! Good work. Congrats on hitting your goal.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By soclosenotnear
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=319...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=319874
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By soclosenotnear
No driveshaft adapter for a 7/9 that I know of. ...

No driveshaft adapter for a 7/9 that I know of. T5 is better oriented for 240's, as far as off the shelf options go.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 73,917
Posted By soclosenotnear
or Ozite? I discovered/read about this recently.

or Ozite? I discovered/read about this recently.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 172,790
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great build. Thanks for sharing and the long term...

Great build. Thanks for sharing and the long term dedication is amazing. Really excellent quality stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,786
Posted By soclosenotnear
Bump for some motivation. Change your water pump!

Bump for some motivation. Change your water pump!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,579
Posted By soclosenotnear
Ebay intercooler is considered a huge upgrade...

Ebay intercooler is considered a huge upgrade over stock, yes? Do88 is likely better than ebay, yes?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,630
Posted By soclosenotnear
Very fortunate for you. I imagine that would...

Very fortunate for you. I imagine that would speed things up in most climates right about now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
740: idle speed
Views: 568
Posted By soclosenotnear
750ish in neutral for my 940 with m47.

750ish in neutral for my 940 with m47.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 300

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.