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Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,850
Posted By Hank Scorpio
friggin fantastic!!

friggin fantastic!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Wonderful drivers. Worth getting an 08+ just for...

Wonderful drivers. Worth getting an 08+ just for the aux in alone. It's a hassle to hack one in on the older ones. It's not a 240 you can ignore maintenance on but just a wonderful daily driver.
Forum: showroom 08-27-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Maybe the only thing John V and I agree on is I'm...

Maybe the only thing John V and I agree on is I'm not a huge fan of all black wheels BUT I think the gloss wheels with a semi gloss body might work well.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Super, SUPER nice work!

Super, SUPER nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Well yours has always been quite motivating. ...

Well yours has always been quite motivating.

It doesn't feel like much yet (other than Theresa getting to park in the garage now) but atleast I can pretend it's moving forward again. LOL
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Fiat 500 Verde Chiaro (light green)

Fiat 500 Verde Chiaro (light green)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I told them when it's done it's done. They longer...

I told them when it's done it's done. They longer they take (within reason) the easier it is to pay for it.

Honesty if it was there a year (and I figure it will be) that's fine.

And life's...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Done and done. It's really straight for what...

Done and done.

It's really straight for what it is but still needs a pretty decent amount of body work (mainly doors/fenders/hatch). One floor pan was a bit thin after media blasting so I have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I don't know, I've gotten pretty anal about paint...

I don't know, I've gotten pretty anal about paint work in the last 10 years ;)

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/166074338.jpg

This shop does good work, they actually want to do it and is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I think the Eclipse is the sign of the end of...

I think the Eclipse is the sign of the end of times because this happened today:

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/166074187.jpg

It's officially at the body shop. The Mayans might be right...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 509,223
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I bet you see good usable torque as low as 2k rpm...

I bet you see good usable torque as low as 2k rpm once you get it tuned more. I'm so glad that turbo worked out! Makes me excited for mine some day ��
Forum: showroom 05-24-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,061
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Heck of a find. I'm pretty jealous! ...

Heck of a find. I'm pretty jealous!

Honestly, I'd just maintain it and enjoy it.

(Btw, at least it's the dark wood grain and black, nothing was worse than maple and tan leather :puke:).
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,408
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That's what I thought but is it baffled? I mean...

That's what I thought but is it baffled? I mean that's below oil level right?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,408
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks great! What's the plan for this...

Looks great!

What's the plan for this fitting? http://s130.photobucket.com/user/Chris_90_gtr/media/Mobile%20Uploads/FB_IMG_1480244653400_zpstp0carnp.jpg.html
Forum: showroom 05-19-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Hank Scorpio
What shop? I have 4 body shops in my complex and...

What shop? I have 4 body shops in my complex and none of them want to do anything but insurance work (not that I blame them).
Forum: events 04-29-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 81,535
Posted By Hank Scorpio
If you guys want to come hang out for pizza and...

If you guys want to come hang out for pizza and beer tonight: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5603269#post5603269
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thanks bud!! No real car progress but I've...

Thanks bud!!

No real car progress but I've started making progress in the new garage. Finished off the last of the storage cabinets, making progress on the bench and cut in 26 can lights with...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/165243073.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/165243073.jpg

Too much stuff inside the car and loose sheet metal to go any further over but SUCCESS! Huzzah.

While the body dolly is free, gling to up the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I know exactly how you feel. I had this guy ask...

I know exactly how you feel. I had this guy ask if I was ever going to sell one of my new model Guitars on amazon. Long story short, instead of doing amazon I told him buy me the rotisserie and I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Is that the big one that would go vertically thru...

Is that the big one that would go vertically thru the end of the shock (in the engine compartment) or the ones horizontally into the frame (on the sides of the shock). I need the sides of the shock...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
17. Haven't seen any recall notices but need to...

17. Haven't seen any recall notices but need to look into it. I do need a software update, there are a couple minor glitchy things.

I do wish it had a setting between fan 1 and fan 2, it's like...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thanks everyone, it's much appreciated! It's been...

Thanks everyone, it's much appreciated! It's been so frustrating to not have touched the car the last year (two?) but finally getting to the point where I can again. The good news is, I can fit a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Sort of. The last year we've bought a new house,...

Sort of. The last year we've bought a new house, made major machine purchases at work and a bunch of other life gets in the way things.

BUT: the car is headed to the body shop in a couple weeks...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,506
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks great! I'm very jealous, this is really the...

Looks great! I'm very jealous, this is really the color inspiration behind Verde for the 245.

(Sorry I'm hella late to see this!)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,965
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks FANTASTIC! Super clean!

Looks FANTASTIC! Super clean!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,195
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Amazing. That interior is incredible!

Amazing. That interior is incredible!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 228,950
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I love that even the pedal's pedals are...

I love that even the pedal's pedals are adjustable.
Forum: showroom 08-12-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Nice!! How's the rear seat room? Gorgeous...

Nice!! How's the rear seat room?

Gorgeous interior on that one. Good job!
Forum: showroom 08-09-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I used to use dry wash and guard back in the...

I used to use dry wash and guard back in the 90s-2000s and it worked great as long as you weren't trying to clean heavy mud or abrasive dirt.
Forum: showroom 07-21-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Better sit in a v60 before you decide. ...

Better sit in a v60 before you decide.

Theresa's mom has a current gen S60 and it's very, VERY nice to sit in but not my favorite volvo exterior. I do like the V60 more but the rear seat area...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,996
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Amazing numbers especially considering compressor...

Amazing numbers especially considering compressor size. Must be a hoot to drive, not sure I'd change a thing.

(Intake manifold could be restricting at this point too... but again, I'd just enjoy...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 25,008
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I've always wondered why more of the conversions...

I've always wondered why more of the conversions didn't do the TB like that. Makes a lot of sense to me
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,965
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Feel like doing a second me7 manifold like that?...

Feel like doing a second me7 manifold like that? I'm going to have to get mine done at some point.

I'm using the later PS pump with the remote tank so I don't even have to chop the end of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 104,776
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Love this wagon so much!

Love this wagon so much!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,965
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Sounds about right from my swap.

Sounds about right from my swap.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 106,724
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That's what I was thinking it was too. Kind of...

That's what I was thinking it was too. Kind of toying with the idea of their i5 intake for the wagon.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 106,724
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks great! I'm sure you've said this before but...

Looks great! I'm sure you've said this before but where did the intake manifold come from?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,965
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Having had a GT3071R on a built T5, Chris (duder)...

Having had a GT3071R on a built T5, Chris (duder) convinced me the GTX3067R would be faster spooling, flow more and let me use the .82 AR side with out and loss in spool time. The GT3071R was about...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Amazing job so far!

Amazing job so far!
Forum: events 05-16-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yep same weekend every year!

Yep same weekend every year!
Forum: events 05-16-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By Hank Scorpio
There IS a drum set and we're always short...

There IS a drum set and we're always short drummers for the jam ;)
Forum: events 05-16-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Kauer Guitars Open House (barely volvo related) Sacramento, CA

Hey everyone,

It's not strictly volvo related but so many of you come out every year anyways. It's time for my guitar businesses open house, June 11th. All of you are welcome to come. Squeeze Inn...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,965
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I went with the .82. I had the .63 with a GT3071R...

I went with the .82. I had the .63 with a GT3071R on the t5r and it was just an insanely fast turbo . If the GTX3067R is even faster, I certainly don't need the smaller exhaust side and with the atp...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,965
Posted By Hank Scorpio
BTW the ATP manifold and GTX3067R is exactly...

BTW the ATP manifold and GTX3067R is exactly what's going on mine. You know... if I ever get back to work on it.

You may have to mess around with the water pipe plumbing so it doesn't come out...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 132,779
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Por15 cast iron grey manifold paint holds up...

Por15 cast iron grey manifold paint holds up extremely well too.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,965
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Well that's un unexpected turn of events.

Well that's un unexpected turn of events.
Forum: showroom 03-07-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,478
Posted By Hank Scorpio
If you are in there on a 2.3 block anyways, can...

If you are in there on a 2.3 block anyways, can you mill the windows in above the crank on the early blocks?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 121,224
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Exactly! Honestly most epoxy paints would...

Exactly!

Honestly most epoxy paints would probably hold up the same or just clearcoat the paint for gods sake.
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