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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 222
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
Alright, let's explain this then. The problem was...

Alright, let's explain this then. The problem was that we needed ~6' of bed length to carry a dirt bike. That means the tailgate needs to extend out. The next problem is that the long gate puts too...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://i.imgur.com/KPxIuGR.jpg Working with...

https://i.imgur.com/KPxIuGR.jpg

Working with these pieces this weekend. The short piece got shorter and had some lightness added.

https://i.imgur.com/c1ZLaCK.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,061
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Are you looking for a decent used OE cable? I...

Are you looking for a decent used OE cable? I have two around here somewhere.

Re: the hydraulics - I went with a Tilton hydraulic slave bearing. It was not very difficult to install and I am happy...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,061
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This was my life before I swapped to hydraulic. I...

This was my life before I swapped to hydraulic. I had a heavy heavy pressure plate in my car and was starting to pull and stretch the cable, distort the firewall, bend the fork etc. Usually every 50...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
high praise! I'm really motivated by the response...

high praise! I'm really motivated by the response from everyone. Just wait until we actually finish the thing and put some real paint on it! :nod:
Forum: website & board 02-13-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,749
Posted By Stiggy Pop
among all the stupid posts an important point was...

among all the stupid posts an important point was missed ^
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
But it's like the best kind of ugly! ...

But it's like the best kind of ugly!



agreed



No doubt New Englanders are a special breed. I have a guy at work from SoCal who was whining about being stuck inside all winter. We all...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Hadn't heard of them before, and Klutch is a dumb...

Hadn't heard of them before, and Klutch is a dumb name, but yeah I could get down with that
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5562/14908207662_d37b3e9baf_b.jpg

having a harder time picturing the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks guys! eBay! I got one NOS DJ...

Thanks guys!



eBay! I got one NOS DJ Auto super cheap from PA, then got the other one from european eBay - came from Latvia, made in Taiwan.



It'll be a run-around car and dirt bike...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Hanging the panels and loading the doors turned...

Hanging the panels and loading the doors turned out to be a bit of a pain. We had to dig around under the dash to move the doors, and I ran into problems swapping glass around because the passenger...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 60,768
Posted By Stiggy Pop
good sound deadening material (recommend RAAMmat)...

good sound deadening material (recommend RAAMmat) and some insulation will help with the trans noise.

I'd rather listen to the trans a bit then keep all the heat in it with a blanket if it's at...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Stiggy Pop
if you want to run round-body (D514a/D585 etc)...

if you want to run round-body (D514a/D585 etc) coils with this bracket you need longer stand-offs than what Roger provides for the LS2/square. I recall they were .85" height. Figured this out with...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
compared to what you've figured out, I don't...

compared to what you've figured out, I don't think some basic paint or clean up work in the engine bay is going to be too steep a mountain to climb.

Nice to be able to monitor FP, that's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I did the opposite, removed my glass and did all...

I did the opposite, removed my glass and did all the cleaning and prep, then had the local guy plop it in while I was at work.

Nothing like new glass!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I was told there is, as you'd expect, a range of...

I was told there is, as you'd expect, a range of quality coming out of China as well. From the pure crap to the perfectly acceptable.

I do recall having no choice on getting shaded glass though,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My experience when I put the glass in the 242 is...

My experience when I put the glass in the 242 is that all of the available 240 glass is coming from China one way or another. We know a glass guy and I spoke with him at some length about Pilkington...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,251
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've got a NIB stage 3 and I'm local to the OP -...

I've got a NIB stage 3 and I'm local to the OP - ready when he is!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,957
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yes, Viggen clutches are bespoke to the Viggen,...

yes, Viggen clutches are bespoke to the Viggen, as is the transmission.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my tires will ling you long time

my tires will ling you long time
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
update: much sanding has occurred. It's also grey...

update: much sanding has occurred. It's also grey now.

We have been pushing forward to get the body work close enough to seal the car up in epoxy. Before Christmas I stripped it down and did a lot...
Forum: showroom 01-24-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Well yeah, I just assumed you had them all cut...

Well yeah, I just assumed you had them all cut and taped in place you'd have zapped em on :lol:
Forum: showroom 01-23-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By Stiggy Pop
where'd the other three pieces go??

where'd the other three pieces go??
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2018, 11:41 AM
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Views: 162,147
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the turbo is ok I guess, but that leaf blower is...

the turbo is ok I guess, but that leaf blower is a beaut!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Stiggy Pop
http://volvowiringdiagrams.com/

http://volvowiringdiagrams.com/
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 17,656
Posted By Stiggy Pop
gangsta lean

gangsta lean
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,760
Posted By Stiggy Pop
both terms are used interchangeably throughout...

both terms are used interchangeably throughout the industry in my experience...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Stiggy Pop
boool sheeeit

boool sheeeit
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 777
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the ABS swapped into my 242 functions as intended...

the ABS swapped into my 242 functions as intended with the staggered setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 777
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I run 16x8 and 16x9 with a 205/50 f and 225/45 r ...

I run 16x8 and 16x9 with a 205/50 f and 225/45 r

You can’t rotate anything otherwise it’s just fitting things :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Oh?

Oh?
Forum: showroom 01-11-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,494
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Here is a 100% real question I got this...

Here is a 100% real question I got this afternoon:

“Have you ever run this SIPOC through the robust-o-meter?”

I actually laughed at her
Forum: showroom 01-11-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,494
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I have a director who is big on "my put on this...

I have a director who is big on "my put on this is..."



http://i1.wp.com/taragentile.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ppp_jackdonaghy.png?resize=1080%2C608
Forum: showroom 01-11-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,494
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thankfully this planet has two universal...

thankfully this planet has two universal languages: music and corporate bull**** :lol:
Forum: website & board 01-11-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,096
Posted By Stiggy Pop
agreed, I think the only growing pain is that...

agreed, I think the only growing pain is that with projects more out front it seems to be catching more mis-posts that don't really belong in projects. Not a big deal though.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By Stiggy Pop
have that for a 240?

have that for a 240?
Forum: showroom 01-11-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,494
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Bready, The team is concerned about our...

Bready,

The team is concerned about our progress towards a robust and scalable process. Please provide a detailed action plan with owners for steps needed to complete this process. I'd like to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,190
Posted By Stiggy Pop
gross.

gross.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think I used CXracing

I think I used CXracing
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 24,335
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If a little is good...

If a little is good...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 60,768
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Going back a few posts but I also found my...

Going back a few posts but I also found my aeroquip drain hose cooked through during an engine pull. Actually mine was cooked THROUGH underneath a DEI heat sleeve, I can only assume it didn't leak...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
How many miles on it? Mine definitely did settle...

How many miles on it? Mine definitely did settle in a bit after 500 or so miles but I think you're past that point by now.

Definitely won't be like a focus though. I get in my SAAB right out of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
ah ok. Sounds like the clutch/slave is all...

ah ok.

Sounds like the clutch/slave is all set up and playing nicely after the trans swap?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
wait is there a mounting point on the NIW intake...

wait is there a mounting point on the NIW intake to use the stock brace? I don't think there is on mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 162,147
Posted By Stiggy Pop
sounds like $80 well spent!

sounds like $80 well spent!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,136
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that's like <$1 per man hour the rate we're...

that's like <$1 per man hour the rate we're going.
Forum: showroom 01-05-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stiggy Pop
never been a fan of Polestar blue. SAAB did a...

never been a fan of Polestar blue. SAAB did a much prettier 'bright blue' with their Lightning Blue imo. It'd be kind of a cool flip to see a Volvo in Lightning Blue.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Then watch the Bride test that auto-plays right...

Then watch the Bride test that auto-plays right after! And Bride is not one I had in mind when I mentioned "affordable" seats!
Forum: showroom 01-05-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stiggy Pop
door jambs, engine bay, under the hood, under the...

door jambs, engine bay, under the hood, under the trunk, inside the trunk... changing the color is hard to do right.

edit: missed who OP was so that's less of a concern.

I've got a real soft...
Forum: showroom 01-04-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 739
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Wow. That is a big dollar car right there.

Wow. That is a big dollar car right there.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd take a used Recaro over any "affordable" new...

I'd take a used Recaro over any "affordable" new aftermarket seat.

I'm also of the opinion that fixed-back seats in street cars is mega dorky.
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