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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've bought and returned both (due to packaging...

I've bought and returned both (due to packaging constraints with my setup). I would run the Mann if it suited my needs, it's a nice piece. It is large, check the dimensions on the Mann site.

Yoshi...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Stiggy Pop
As I've told you before Trev, I LOVE your cars!

As I've told you before Trev, I LOVE your cars!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Took a few weeks off to overhaul my daily Viggen....

Took a few weeks off to overhaul my daily Viggen. Getting back onto this, mostly with the intent of sealing it up, making it driveable and putting some DD miles on it (and to get my 242 in the garage...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I didn't do that and never had an issue. MLS...

I didn't do that and never had an issue. MLS gasket and an o-ringed block though.

I did re-torque them after ~some miles, and they needed to be.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the hallmark of half-assedness

the hallmark of half-assedness
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I swapped ABS into my '79 and haven't regretted...

I swapped ABS into my '79 and haven't regretted it. Sure the module isn't engine bay jewelry but it is functional.

Also a nice provision for traction control with MS!
Forum: showroom 04-09-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I thought my 242 was impressively clean...

I thought my 242 was impressively clean underneath until I walked under Paul's 262 on his lift, just such a nicely and thoroughly done car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Stiggy Pop
good timing, going to do mine this weekend!

good timing, going to do mine this weekend!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Stiggy Pop
How cheap is the engine? I bought a 250a...

How cheap is the engine?

I bought a 250a which is the 151c for $100 with a blown headgasket and all of the outdrive stuff. Sold the cam for $120, flywheel for $75 and the 2.5 crank and rotating...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By Stiggy Pop
West Coast Exotics is owned by Eric Curran who...

West Coast Exotics is owned by Eric Curran who comes from a great Volvo family from my area.

http://www.ericcurran.com/

dumbest comment award goes to Scott S.

Scott_S 3,757
30K asking...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By Stiggy Pop
only people I know who drive a V40 love it...

only people I know who drive a V40 love it :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 536,050
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it is a nice clean wheel. Need a profile shot of...

it is a nice clean wheel. Need a profile shot of the car now.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
No reason to throw away good bearings with...

No reason to throw away good bearings with nominal time on them.

Good to know the rings were easy to get. I'm interested to see what the MS reports back.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
So what's your game plan, are you pulling in...

So what's your game plan, are you pulling in rings and anticipating replacement?
Forum: showroom 03-22-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,191
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I run 16x8 and 16x9 Epsilons. Dunlop ZII SS...

I run 16x8 and 16x9 Epsilons.

Dunlop ZII SS in 225/45/16 rear, 205/50/16 front.

https://i.imgur.com/e8CuR2N.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 173,883
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Didn't really mean to pluralize pedal(s),...

Didn't really mean to pluralize pedal(s), although I did have to take mine out twice for one reason or another.

eh, I'm skinny.. faster to twist and hurt in the morning than make it easier on...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 173,883
Posted By Stiggy Pop
tough on the back though! Gotta pretzel in there...

tough on the back though! Gotta pretzel in there to get the pedals in and out.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,128
Posted By Stiggy Pop
nice job, very thorough

nice job, very thorough
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Stiggy Pop
same on an HX35. Actually want to go to the...

same on an HX35.

Actually want to go to the Tial bypass valve too
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
what'd you do for break in?

what'd you do for break in?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
been on e85 the whole time? You're thinking this...

been on e85 the whole time? You're thinking this was an existing condition before the turbo?

Seems like popping the head off is going to be on the list.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 154,239
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Looks like you've been staying busy. Thanks for...

Looks like you've been staying busy. Thanks for the lead on your garage lights, I bought some for my dirt bike shed. Also motivating me to do something with my garage beyond parking in it.

Nice...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stiggy Pop
just remove your key from the ignition!

just remove your key from the ignition!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 536,050
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that should be appreciable

that should be appreciable
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,602
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Well you're not far off. If you ever cruise down...

Well you're not far off. If you ever cruise down and find yourself in the southern Berkshires I'd love to cross paths.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I used an oil pressure gauge kit to bring a gauge...

I used an oil pressure gauge kit to bring a gauge from my regulator to the windshield wiper for temporary on the road fuel diagnostics. The other thing I did was jump the fuel pump to run constantly...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I would agree that the investment in the car and...

I would agree that the investment in the car and it's performance certainly warrants the ECU swap. I'm sure someone with your ability will have no trouble getting a setup running well.

I was going...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,602
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Where abouts in Vermont? Hoping I might get to...

Where abouts in Vermont? Hoping I might get to see this thing at a show sometime this summer?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,498
Posted By Stiggy Pop
bruh, did you not see there is a rising rate fuel...

bruh, did you not see there is a rising rate fuel pressure regulator involved? That **** is locked down.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The ratio of a specific fifth gear pair is...

The ratio of a specific fifth gear pair is dependent on the ratio of the the input shaft gear and the front counter shaft sprocket - they are different between a 2.95 box and a 3.35 box.

The .8...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Hmm, bit of a tough nut on the 5th. I'm not sure...

Hmm, bit of a tough nut on the 5th. I'm not sure what to suggest but inclined to reiterate that I don't think the .63 is the right thing for your setup or would really make you happy. If they can get...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://i.imgur.com/4GZ7PJV.gif

https://i.imgur.com/4GZ7PJV.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
video!

video!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If you get tired of goofing around with Volvo...

If you get tired of goofing around with Volvo cables you can always just buy a Lokar and make it do what you'd like.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yep yep, me too. I just had it fused the same way...

yep yep, me too. I just had it fused the same way as my 242 setup (20amp) and was surprised that the double hundred's popped it. I'll chuck some man fuses in there.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:rockon:

:rockon:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yeah that's what I ended up doing since it worked...

Yeah that's what I ended up doing since it worked so well on the 242. I'm pulling the juice right at the battery and just using the triggers from the stock harness. I guess the 200w of highbeam just...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think I told you before but just make a check...

I think I told you before but just make a check of the oil lines a part of some sort of yearly maintenance review. My first hose showed a nice slightly toasty DEI sleeve externally, while the rubber...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Turns out Senior had it right and that big sheet...

Turns out Senior had it right and that big sheet from Sunday was .250" Lexan. Know this because we grabbed a different piece of material to use today which turned out to be .220" plexiglass. Very...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,142
Posted By Stiggy Pop
wonder how much the tune needs to change?

wonder how much the tune needs to change?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 486
Posted By Stiggy Pop
RIP turbobricks

RIP turbobricks
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
anyone got a 5th you can drop in (that said I...

anyone got a 5th you can drop in (that said I don't think the .8 was a direct drop in) that would split the difference a bit?



aren't they all!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I don't really use my car on the highway, so that...

I don't really use my car on the highway, so that was not a factor in the decision for me. I use fifth gear to pull through twisty, elevation changing backroads where a good fast cruising speed is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,660
Posted By Stiggy Pop
not too many people building cars lately, just...

not too many people building cars lately, just cheap turbo v8's going into unprepped ****boxes :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Stiggy Pop
That's the transmission I have in my car, with a...

That's the transmission I have in my car, with a 3.91 rear and a .8 5th. It's great, I really don't have any complaints with it. Mine came from Modern Driveline who supplied the fifth gear as well as...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
a plastic rose by any other name...

a plastic rose by any other name...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that's the plexiglass

that's the plexiglass
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
ah yes, the smooth and subtle curves of the Volvo...

ah yes, the smooth and subtle curves of the Volvo 940

https://i.imgur.com/55Mkp0r.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yup, one of the benefits of having taken the time...

Yup, one of the benefits of having taken the time to make a proper window frame. I could see using urethane for the final installation. We wanted to experiment with the gasket because I'm going to...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Did some testing out of the quarter windows...

Did some testing out of the quarter windows today. Original plan was to glue the window in, but then we started looking at locking window gaskets so it would be removable and maybe a little cleaner....
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