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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 201
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Posted By soclosenotnear
Pull all your pictures off Photobucket. Make an...

Pull all your pictures off Photobucket. Make an imgur account. And go through and relink all of them. It was terrible and time consuming. It would be awesome to see your car though.

Where in...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By soclosenotnear
My opinion would be wait for a 90+ donor...

My opinion would be wait for a 90+ donor altogether. You want ecu and ezk from a 90+ turbo 7/9. Manifold and turbo(arguably) are better 90+ as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,100
Posted By soclosenotnear
I thought t5 only came behind v6 mustang after -93

I thought t5 only came behind v6 mustang after -93
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 535,414
Posted By soclosenotnear
What Volvo center caps worked with your RPF1's? ...

What Volvo center caps worked with your RPF1's? I'd love to have some for mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By soclosenotnear
Any of those next mods will cost you $150-200 at...

Any of those next mods will cost you $150-200 at least so no real difference dollar wise. The most beneficial out of those three would likely be a 3" down pipe and straight flange housing. But, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By soclosenotnear
Been following along on Instagram. A Grand Prix...

Been following along on Instagram. A Grand Prix gtp is what got me interested in cars. Great noise your car makes.
Forum: showroom 04-15-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,865
Posted By soclosenotnear
I've never noticed this thread before. I'm...

I've never noticed this thread before. I'm curious to see if your lmr adapters will work with the quick steer roll correctors. The brakes look awesome nonetheless.

Also, I'm surprised to see how...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
I may make a separate thread for this but... ...

I may make a separate thread for this but...

A year or more ago, I replaced my door handles with 960/s90/v90 door handles. I, apparently, installed the rear handles incorrectly and have had...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 95,926
Posted By soclosenotnear
Just literally got excited to see one of your...

Just literally got excited to see one of your threads bumped.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,370
Posted By soclosenotnear
Who in their right mind would even steal such a...

Who in their right mind would even steal such a thing?!?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
Welp, I just ordered a roll of 0 gauge power...

Welp, I just ordered a roll of 0 gauge power wire, a 250 amp fuse and a distribution block, so the battery is officially going in the trunk at this point. I'm excited to clear the room in the engine...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,082
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thats awesome; I didn't realize they're 3d...

Thats awesome; I didn't realize they're 3d printed. I wish I had access to such a thing, but I don't. Curious if your Ray's wheels would take the same size center cap as my rpf1's. I'd happily send...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,082
Posted By soclosenotnear
I dig the center caps. I wish I'd quit being lazy...

I dig the center caps. I wish I'd quit being lazy and make a similar solution for my wheels.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By soclosenotnear
Whoops, you're right. I read too quickly. ...

Whoops, you're right. I read too quickly. Corrected.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By soclosenotnear
It's been done numerous times with a single in...

It's been done numerous times with a single in tank pump. 95+ 940s even came with only a single pump.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By soclosenotnear
Once you get this thread up to current day,...

Once you get this thread up to current day, you'll be able to ask questions about what's going on right now. It's helpful when everyone can follow what's been going on lately with your car.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
I'm not going to get excited yet... But I...

I'm not going to get excited yet...

But I pulled my ezk box out to examine my soldering job. Some of my solders were questionable. Keep in mind this was my first soldering experience. I redid 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By soclosenotnear
In my opinion, it's worth finding the brackets to...

In my opinion, it's worth finding the brackets to use the older puck style rubber mounts.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By soclosenotnear
You could get a set of round tooth gears from a...

You could get a set of round tooth gears from a 92+ car.
Forum: showroom 04-02-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,203
Posted By soclosenotnear
Last activity: 10/10/2017

Last activity: 10/10/2017
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
I got new plugs and plug wires installed. NGK...

I got new plugs and plug wires installed. NGK bpr7es and Kingsborne 8mm wires. This did not fix my misfire/spark loss issue I've had since I installed my wasted spark setup. I've tried plug gaps...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,484
Posted By soclosenotnear
Slow and steady wins the race. Looks like it'll...

Slow and steady wins the race. Looks like it'll be worth the wait though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By soclosenotnear
would need reclocked, wastegate bracket made,...

would need reclocked, wastegate bracket made, etc. just as any other 15g/16t/etc would need. I'd hold off for a 15g or better myself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By soclosenotnear
yes

yes
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,166
Posted By soclosenotnear
I am surprised to find this thread detailing my...

I am surprised to find this thread detailing my exact issues I've had since I got my wasted spark setup installed. I have Fred's chips (I think) but am experiencing the exact same symptoms. Just to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By soclosenotnear
I would run it also personally. But this a good...

I would run it also personally. But this a good approach. Take this lashing over the potential one in that situation.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 29,500
Posted By soclosenotnear
One time in the "na" class is all it would have...

One time in the "na" class is all it would have taken to win for either side.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By soclosenotnear
Very well done. Inspiring stuff!

Very well done. Inspiring stuff!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thinking about a new chip set... Did this ever...

Thinking about a new chip set... Did this ever pan out?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,100
Posted By soclosenotnear
Depending on how modified, go with the m46. ...

Depending on how modified, go with the m46. Especially if you can "take it easy" on it, it'll be fine for many miles. That's been my experience anyways. 15g/16t have never caused my m46/m47's any...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By soclosenotnear
Angled is larger, but you gotta deal with that...

Angled is larger, but you gotta deal with that curve if you wanna use it.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By soclosenotnear
Same here. Haven't noticed any issues.

Same here. Haven't noticed any issues.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thanks for the advice. That was my general...

Thanks for the advice. That was my general understanding and I am running some sort of aftermarket chips (Fred's or other, not sure). So, hopefully everything jives together well. Like you, I've...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 93,660
Posted By soclosenotnear
Did you have to/plan to bypass the resistor pack...

Did you have to/plan to bypass the resistor pack for your Bosch green injectors? Are they high impedence? Curious for my own install.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thanks all. Ordered.

Thanks all. Ordered.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
Ok. My idea for using 240 plug wires with my...

Ok.

My idea for using 240 plug wires with my wasted spark setup did not work. The Bosch 2x2 coil pack works better with 7/9 series plug wires. Mine had fallen apart so I needed new ones. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,495
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good stuff to know. KISS. Keep it simple.

Good stuff to know. KISS. Keep it simple.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By soclosenotnear
Look nice enough. Nice price. Are you using a...

Look nice enough. Nice price. Are you using a Bosch 2x2 coil? I think mine was from some range Rover or something.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By soclosenotnear
Spark plug wires

This is trivial I'm sure. 1995 944 turbo with wasted spark. I originally placed my Bosch coil where a 240 distributor lives so I could use factory 240 wires. The problem is 240 and 7/9 wires have...
Forum: showroom 03-08-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,180
Posted By soclosenotnear
Staggered width, but not staggered diameter.

Staggered width, but not staggered diameter.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By soclosenotnear
I assumed 17" tires had the widest variety of...

I assumed 17" tires had the widest variety of sizes available.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By soclosenotnear
Only the AC compressor doesn't use bushings on my...

Only the AC compressor doesn't use bushings on my '95. The alternator still uses them.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,083
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good thinking. Perfect solution.

Good thinking. Perfect solution.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 93,660
Posted By soclosenotnear
I don't remember ever seeing one of those style...

I don't remember ever seeing one of those style hoses, even on my brother's 90 745t. But sweet deal. Looks like a good fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,147
Posted By soclosenotnear
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=200...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=200094

On this same topic, I bumped this thread a while back. Wanna make another?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,481
Posted By soclosenotnear
Reiterating getting a 93+ 940 turbo with either...

Reiterating getting a 93+ 940 turbo with either aw71/m90. They're pleasant to work on. Go for a 4 cylinder redblock if you want to make it fast.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
Something about noise vibration frequencies. I...

Something about noise vibration frequencies. I can't tell a difference so far. Fwiw, they apparently weren't installed in 760/6 cylinder cars due to their additional weight.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,449
Posted By soclosenotnear
My car has been on the back burner for the last...

My car has been on the back burner for the last few months due to doing an engine swap on my brother's wagon in my driveway. But that is finally complete and working well for the most part. Now I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By soclosenotnear
I've owned more standard transmission cars than...

I've owned more standard transmission cars than automatic cars. An 84 764t, an 89 745t, a 91 744t - all with m46. Even my 95 944t has an m47, but that's not original. Rarer relative to automatics,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,945
Posted By soclosenotnear
I, for one, have enjoyed this thread and learned...

I, for one, have enjoyed this thread and learned a lot. Good discussion.
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