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Forum: showroom 01-18-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 224
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Posted By i drift volvos
Ive got a 79....have to get photos and...

Ive got a 79....have to get photos and vin...needs a gas tank. Planning on doing the responsible thing and +t it ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 401,422
Posted By i drift volvos
Yay!!! Can i get on the wait list :cool:

Yay!!! Can i get on the wait list :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Sorry haven't been on in a while. I believe...

Sorry haven't been on in a while.

I believe the car has 56° of lock...limited by hitting the inner fender well and the sway bar.

I have not messed with adjusting the ackerman. Ben sent me the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,065
Posted By i drift volvos
What motor are you running? You need rear grip...

What motor are you running? You need rear grip for drifting...not kill it. Try messing with air pressure?
Forum: website & board 10-16-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By i drift volvos
Velcome yo! :-D

Velcome yo! :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,299
Posted By i drift volvos
Rad!!!!

Rad!!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,141
Posted By i drift volvos
Power curve is much better for drifting and more...

Power curve is much better for drifting and more reliable. I owned a 744 ti that i drifted and had issues every event (transmission and turbo mainly). Granted i could have swapped in a t5 and rebuilt...
Forum: showroom 09-18-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,004
Posted By i drift volvos
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,373
Posted By i drift volvos
I wouldn't do plexiglass in a street car. Mine...

I wouldn't do plexiglass in a street car. Mine seals pretty good....but not that well. Plus you want more weight in the rear to compensate for the added weight up front. My car weighs about 2900 lbs...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,247
Posted By i drift volvos
If you want to stay carbd just swap in a sbc with...

If you want to stay carbd just swap in a sbc with a t-5/4 speed and be done with it.

Any swap is going to cost more then a +t swap. The longer you stay with less power the better off you will be.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,247
Posted By i drift volvos
It kills me when i go to drift events and there...

It kills me when i go to drift events and there is nothing but 240sx there.

Either boost plus t-5 swap or LS swap. For amateur/pro-am level LS motor makes more sense then the other V8s.
Forum: showroom 06-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,199
Posted By i drift volvos
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,232
Posted By i drift volvos
Dat beige camo!

Dat beige camo!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,232
Posted By i drift volvos
I like what is going on here sir!

I like what is going on here sir!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,618
Posted By i drift volvos
I can weight the glass...I don't have all the...

I can weight the glass...I don't have all the extra stuff though. Mine weighs about 2900 with v8, overdone cage, 8.8. Still need to fit the doors.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,618
Posted By i drift volvos
this if your going to get serious about it

this if your going to get serious about it
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
tis straight now! ...

tis straight now!

http://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/264448_577145328987043_1343614916_n.jpg

And a video of the motor running before the incident...
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,926
Posted By i drift volvos
yes sir....first drift car i bough for $350. Had...

yes sir....first drift car i bough for $350. Had to hold it in gear or else it would pop out while driving. Always here to help volvos grow in the drift scene
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,966
Posted By i drift volvos
sticky please? Might help clear up a lot of new...

sticky please? Might help clear up a lot of new threads.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,926
Posted By i drift volvos
i wrote a thread about basic drift...

i wrote a thread about basic drift setup.....might look that up and give a read. Are you starting out? If yes then weld your diff and learn how to control a car with crappy suspension....then add...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 24,995
Posted By i drift volvos
I kept looking at the pics saying the distributor...

I kept looking at the pics saying the distributor is on the wrong side of the block.....it's early lol

Looks awesome!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,898
Posted By i drift volvos
I've run 450lb on the rear....you do not want to...

I've run 450lb on the rear....you do not want to run that stiff.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 134,300
Posted By i drift volvos
rad car is still rad.... ps you are my hero

rad car is still rad....

ps you are my hero
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By i drift volvos
I used summit brand. My case is different due to...

I used summit brand. My case is different due to the heads i run. There have been others using oem heads that cleared everything.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,299
Posted By i drift volvos
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By i drift volvos
Block huggers are supposed to bolt right up. I...

Block huggers are supposed to bolt right up. I had to work mine over due to the aftermarket heads.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Somhow the ball came out of the hitch. The hitch...

Somhow the ball came out of the hitch. The hitch is a pain to get to latch down. I'm really not sure what happened. It was latched down and the pin was through the latch. Safety chains were latched....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
So....busted ass to get the motor in and running....

So....busted ass to get the motor in and running. 3 hours into the trip the hitch lets go and the trailer goes into the median hitting a bump in the median. I'm not sure what happened. It was latched...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By i drift volvos
Boostabear the spherical axle bearings are...

Boostabear the spherical axle bearings are amazing! If you want to add rear grip get those. I was having to tune out rear grip after installing these. Couldn't tune enough out of it. Ended up raining...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By i drift volvos
Understeer isn't lack of angle....it's the...

Understeer isn't lack of angle....it's the alignment. Buy some toe plates and play with the toe would be the cheapest option. I run 3/16 toe out to get good turn in.

Like it was stated you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By i drift volvos
This: You've done one...

This:








You've done one event correct? Volvos stock have good angle to learn on.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,486
Posted By i drift volvos
With fenders flare, stupid negative offset...

With fenders flare, stupid negative offset wheels, and Ben's quick steer I have 56° of angle which is pretty good for a pro-am car. have to keep a pretty low caster setting to use all of it. With...
Forum: showroom 04-15-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 99,214
Posted By i drift volvos
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e324/masterchims...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e324/masterchimself/B20ACE2C-6A8C-42EE-9A9E-8B5D6B8EA793-6047-000005F4B3F48BEB.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-14-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,868
Posted By i drift volvos
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
not sure either. Ran a stock flywheel/clutch...

not sure either. Ran a stock flywheel/clutch setup on the 744. Ran a lightened aluminum flywheel and ran dual clutch setup on my last motor. It was a pretty soft clutch.

I just let them tell me...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/544883...

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/544883_10151512692323567_1271359099_n.jpg

looks like I'm going to have to build headers now :/
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 194,593
Posted By i drift volvos
ya bunch of carb haters :P looks awesome!

ya bunch of carb haters :P

looks awesome!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e324/masterchims...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e324/masterchimself/battle%20wagon/DA874E52-4C47-427C-81C8-D7AC4B479D79-286-000000C29D4971F8.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Going to run a stock v8?

Going to run a stock v8?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Your are going to have to keep us up to date on...

Your are going to have to keep us up to date on this build. You will love drifting a long wheel base....especially coming from something that short.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 124,936
Posted By i drift volvos
I wish :(

I wish :(
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
I didn't make that event....blew up my motor 2...

I didn't make that event....blew up my motor 2 weeks before. I heard Dewayne did good!

My car isn't legal for Formula D as of last year. The car may be able to with a good driver but still would...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Still have power steering using a siganaw...

Still have power steering using a siganaw (spelling?) pump. I had a line made for my power steering. I had 1/4" or so of clearance on the old v8 with a stock pan. However the new motor has a dirt...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
I had measured it with 5° or so of caster and...

I had measured it with 5° or so of caster and it's not noticeable. Haven't measured it with the current amount of caster.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Havent driven the car without the adjustable...

Havent driven the car without the adjustable trailering arms.

With a lower (5.5-6°) caster setting it has 55° (if i remember correctly) or steering angle. I'm hitting the inner fender well and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
I'm not following you on the just rods vs rear...

I'm not following you on the just rods vs rear trailering arms part? Ben can give you a better comparison. I installed those before I had the car running. I can tell you the car had a ton of grip for...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Are you saying I can't spell...??>!?! :-P

Are you saying I can't spell...??>!?! :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
You will enjoy it. The car has a lot of forward...

You will enjoy it. The car has a lot of forward bite if i don't use huge angle. But huge angle is so much more fun :D
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Sorry....I get so used to the usuals I forget...

Sorry....I get so used to the usuals I forget that newer people may be looking at this also. Are you running a v8? Power?

I really think 16s work better on our cars. I get a discount on...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,171
Posted By i drift volvos
Will do. Waiting on clutch right now. Might be...

Will do. Waiting on clutch right now. Might be here at the end of the week. Just had knee surgery so hoping next week I can do a little bit to the car without lifting anything.
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