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Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,240
Posted By The Guv
Awesome stuff!

Awesome stuff!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By The Guv
Awesome, thanks for the info!

Awesome, thanks for the info!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By The Guv
I didn't think there was any welding unless you...

I didn't think there was any welding unless you wanted to change the sheet metal in front if the windscreen?

From what I think you want to do, you just need to swap fenders, lights, grill, valance...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,748
Posted By The Guv
Great thread Turtle, I'm watching this like a...

Great thread Turtle, I'm watching this like a hawk as I'd love to do it to my car. Please post regularly =)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 118,391
Posted By The Guv
Very impressive!

Very impressive!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 33,355
Posted By The Guv
Still a great read :)

Still a great read :)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,007
Posted By The Guv
The quad lights look great, thought about...

The quad lights look great, thought about blocking out the strip underneath?
Forum: showroom 04-18-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,126
Posted By The Guv
There's lots of designers and artists on the...

There's lots of designers and artists on the forum, I'm sure you can do a trade or even ask for a freebie.
Forum: showroom 04-17-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,126
Posted By The Guv
+1 on the second design - not much use saying...

+1 on the second design - not much use saying that now!

Simpler is often better, I quite like the logotype you've got on your website, why not use that?
Forum: events 04-11-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By The Guv
Lol, sounds like there's a war going on! ...

Lol, sounds like there's a war going on!



+1

I'm tempted to bring the 850 but having never done a drag it would be good to watch for a while.
Forum: showroom 02-23-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 103,158
Posted By The Guv
http://www.volvovic.org.au/committee/winkler/850-t...

http://www.volvovic.org.au/committee/winkler/850-trailer.jpg

V70T was low, especially with 3 guys in it as well, but it handled it fine.
Forum: showroom 01-06-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 40,802
Posted By The Guv
Awesome mate, very impressed!

Awesome mate, very impressed!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 33,699
Posted By The Guv
Bloody awesome build, can't wait for +TT vids!

Bloody awesome build, can't wait for +TT vids!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,971
Posted By The Guv
Ok, History and write up is complete! Now, onto...

Ok, History and write up is complete! Now, onto current day:

I'm not really happy with the supercharging. It's damn loud, the bracket holding the charger has broken which will need a completely...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,971
Posted By The Guv
Thanks for the heads up, I've fixed the existing...

Thanks for the heads up, I've fixed the existing info, updated the history and am finishing off the other images.

Cheers
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,200
Posted By The Guv
Looking awesome Luke! I saw you a few...

Looking awesome Luke! I saw you a few weeks/months ago with the virgos still on, damn the wagon is low!

Congrats on the marriage!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 33,355
Posted By The Guv
Seriously good **** Andy! :)

Seriously good **** Andy! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,971
Posted By The Guv
Long time no post! In the meantime I've...

Long time no post!

In the meantime I've changed jobs, got married, bought a swift sport, sold it, moved house, bought an XC70 and am now just starting to get back into the 240.

Apologies for...
Forum: showroom 12-29-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,337
Posted By The Guv
The gutter nettings is very clever! I think I...

The gutter nettings is very clever! I think I might use that use that on mine, I've got a dent in the radiator that's actually bent the bottom into a V, don't know what hit it but it was big!

I...
Forum: events 01-12-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By The Guv
I'm out :-P

I'm out :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 48,677
Posted By The Guv
This is bloody fantastic!!!

This is bloody fantastic!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,307
Posted By The Guv
Wow, I didn't think an H cam would've been...

Wow, I didn't think an H cam would've been suitable for any sort of boost!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,328
Posted By The Guv
When you've got sweet **** all any loss is bad!...

When you've got sweet **** all any loss is bad! :-P

you could mod the airbox to fit the space, making sure it's sealed properly and go from there. If you did that you could try to bring in...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,618
Posted By The Guv
A few people got that mad max system to work...

A few people got that mad max system to work apparently.

I think we're getting bogged down in the technicalities of having both a supercharger and turbo running simultaniously across the whole...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,618
Posted By The Guv
Could you actually use a smaller SC like the SC14...

Could you actually use a smaller SC like the SC14 to directly feed a turbocharger and have it EMS controlled to turn-off at a certain RPM or when the turbo reaches a certain boost level? With its...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,328
Posted By The Guv
1. Your placement is very important if you want...

1. Your placement is very important if you want to get any performance increase.

Think of it this way, the standard airbox sucks cold, outside air (good) but has lots of restriction (bad). Giving...
Forum: showroom 08-06-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 690,612
Posted By The Guv
http://forums.turbobricks.com/image.php?u=3241&dat...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/image.php?u=3241&dateline=1176962927&type=profile

Galaxy 16x7 photoshopped to grey.

Great wheels, slight problem if I want to replace one though.
Forum: showroom 08-02-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,166
Posted By The Guv
:drama: :lol:

:drama: :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,261
Posted By The Guv
lol, nice!

lol, nice!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,261
Posted By The Guv
Yes he can, have a look at the instructions PDF. ...

Yes he can, have a look at the instructions PDF.

Talk to Ash, tell him your setup and he'll give you some good advice!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,134
Views: 295,803
Posted By The Guv
Clever and simple mount, thanks.

Clever and simple mount, thanks.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,971
Posted By The Guv
Cheers! Next time I'm down there I'll take...

Cheers!

Next time I'm down there I'll take more specific pics of the engine bay and the brackets. The photos at the start of the thread really don't show it well enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,134
Views: 295,803
Posted By The Guv
Any pics of the camera mount setup? Cabin is...

Any pics of the camera mount setup?

Cabin is looking good!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,971
Posted By The Guv
Well, the latest update is that the interior is...

Well, the latest update is that the interior is finished, the dash is all back together and I've done my first oil change. It's so simple (once you have the tools), I'm amazed I haven't done it...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,971
Posted By The Guv
It doesn't sit on a manifold, the piping goes: ...

It doesn't sit on a manifold, the piping goes:

external air » pipes » supercharger » pipes » intercooler » pipes » intake manifold

You will need to build a bracket for the supercharger to be...
Forum: showroom 06-25-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
Posted By The Guv
http://www.simmonswheel.com.au/images/stories/cust...

http://www.simmonswheel.com.au/images/stories/customergallery/dddb2672d4186fb0c91152481e87a2f6.jpg

Simmons wheels website.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,793
Posted By The Guv
No pics coming up :-(

No pics coming up :-(
Forum: showroom 06-24-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,781
Posted By The Guv
No Griz wagon?! I gotta say, that 244...

No Griz wagon?!

I gotta say, that 244 certainly proves the nordica scheme should be for 2 doors with BBS wheels only!
Forum: showroom 06-20-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,261
Posted By The Guv
I like, is nice!

I like, is nice!
Forum: showroom 06-19-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By The Guv
Nice vid and congrats on the wedding!

Nice vid and congrats on the wedding!
Forum: showroom 06-13-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,769
Posted By The Guv
I like the wood trim, very nice! The dogs...

I like the wood trim, very nice!

The dogs prety cool, looks like a large daschound?
Forum: showroom 06-13-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,188
Posted By The Guv
Yeah, I'll play too. First is my 89 GL, here...

Yeah, I'll play too.

First is my 89 GL, here it has an Stock computer, H cam, extractors, adj cam gear and 2.25" exhaust.

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Forum: showroom 06-12-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,498
Posted By The Guv
http://www.volvovic.org.au/joomla/volvocontent/gal...

http://www.volvovic.org.au/joomla/volvocontent/galleries//2009_british/IMG_0557.JPG

Ash (DVS) whipped this baby up for me.
Forum: showroom 06-07-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,487
Posted By The Guv
So, with 25mm spacers on the rear on a late 240,...

So, with 25mm spacers on the rear on a late 240, 15 or 16 x 7" wide with 10 offset should work nicely without any major fender work. Thoughts?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,200
Posted By The Guv
Sweet, any movies? :p

Sweet, any movies? :p
Forum: showroom 06-06-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By The Guv
Linky no worky?

Linky no worky?
Forum: showroom 06-01-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By The Guv
I was expecting dents! Nice pics, the second...

I was expecting dents!

Nice pics, the second one is very good.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,978
Posted By The Guv
Gudday, Are you wanting (and this is...

Gudday,

Are you wanting (and this is assuming you guys are LHD):

(a) cheap power
(b) gobs of power
(c) just want to spend a couple of grand for the hell of it
(d) to be different?

If A,...
Forum: events 04-14-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,082
Posted By The Guv
Hey Alex, Although we can't take the 240 and...

Hey Alex,

Although we can't take the 240 and at the moment it looks like we'll be going to the VCOV drive to Daylesford in the sube so we're probably out for this trip. Maybe in a few months!...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,200
Posted By The Guv
Please keep me in the loop with this mate, I...

Please keep me in the loop with this mate, I might be interested in a better solution for my blower and it might help lower your fab costs :)
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