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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,077
Posted By HiSPL
Because distortion, heat, and power draw go...

Because distortion, heat, and power draw go through the roof. It can be done, but to have an amp supporting a 1 ohm load takes a lot more work on the supply side. There are no free lunches. Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,077
Posted By HiSPL
What if I told you that you can get almost any...

What if I told you that you can get almost any speaker in almost any ohm load?

There are plenty of dvc subs out there with dual 8 ohm voice coils. Parralel those bad boys and guess what you have?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,077
Posted By HiSPL
Speakers are speakers. “Car” speakers don’t...

Speakers are speakers. “Car” speakers don’t follow any different laws of physics than home or pro speakers. They just have specs that lend themselves to be used in cars where the primary thing is to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,077
Posted By HiSPL
What you want is “infinite baffle” speakers. Or...

What you want is “infinite baffle” speakers. Or IB. They have a QTS of around .7 and won’t need a cabinet to sound good -ish. I doubt you’ll find a lot of car subs with a higher Q like this, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By HiSPL
I have these on my 960 and they've actually been...

I have these on my 960 and they've actually been great. I bought them from a closed down tire shop. Whole set for a hundo.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,159
Posted By HiSPL
Just in case someone wants to follow your...

Just in case someone wants to follow your footsteps. Here's a 99 Cobra with no title for cheap in Central Texas. Gut the driveline and sell the body parts and it would be real cheap or maybe free.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By HiSPL
There's 2 "clunks" when you seat the torque...

There's 2 "clunks" when you seat the torque converter. Push in and twist "clunk" push in and twist some more "clunk". Then it's seated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By HiSPL
https://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-dsp-408...

https://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-dsp-408-4x8-dsp-digital-signal-processor-for-home-and-car-audio--230-500

Use this thing to drive your system. It has an optional bluetooth thingy. You...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By HiSPL
Ok then..... Continue.

Ok then..... Continue.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By HiSPL
7 posts in and I still don't know what a bonjovi...

7 posts in and I still don't know what a bonjovi is. This could be a 7/9 and I might need eye bleach.




I just want to be prepared.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,563
Posted By HiSPL
What IRS are you using? Need pics of rear...

What IRS are you using?

Need pics of rear end.....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,472
Posted By HiSPL
FArk! I just noticed this was from 2 years...

FArk! I just noticed this was from 2 years ago......
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By HiSPL
What Rimpz deez is?

Saw this is in the ophan thread. I like these wheels....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,472
Posted By HiSPL
I'm interested in this. sending PM.

I'm interested in this. sending PM.
Forum: showroom 06-17-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By HiSPL
Your car is cool and Imma Letchu Finish, but this...

Your car is cool and Imma Letchu Finish, but this is the greatest racecar ever built...

http://www.roadkill.com/race-bmw-race-family-truckster/
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By HiSPL
I use it in my whiteblock :e-shrug:

I use it in my whiteblock :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By HiSPL
Yes! Hence the reason I’m not going in there...

Yes! Hence the reason I’m not going in there again to fix it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By HiSPL
Its part of the fuel pump assembly, right? ...

Its part of the fuel pump assembly, right?

Mine has been bad ever since I replaced the fuel pump. The float probably is bound up in there. I think thats what is wrong with mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By HiSPL
Damn. 240's haven't been under 1500 here in Texas...

Damn. 240's haven't been under 1500 here in Texas for a decade. You seriously scored, and then hit the lotto again by not having any flood damage to it. Congrats.


Return it to stock and just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,934
Posted By HiSPL
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/56610968/h...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/56610968/how-hard-can-it-be.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By HiSPL
It's ok to take the belt on and off. You have to...

It's ok to take the belt on and off. You have to in order to fix a number of things around there. You don't normally buy a new belt every time something gets fixed....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By HiSPL
My heater valve rotted away recently and I just...

My heater valve rotted away recently and I just got around to fixing it. I basically just bypassed it and fill it up with coolant, then went to a meeting. I was in a rush and didn't burp the system...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By HiSPL
Keep the timing belt good, and the cooling system...

Keep the timing belt good, and the cooling system healthy. Those 2 things in particular are what keep it going. Other than that I rev the nuts off mine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By HiSPL
There will be another couple of relays that fit....

There will be another couple of relays that fit. Thats how I figured it out.

I also left the key on “run” which should kick the relay on and plugged it in and out of the socket. The bad one would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By HiSPL
Just as a precaution, swap your "fuel system...

Just as a precaution, swap your "fuel system relay" with another one and test again. I had a 960 that would give me similar problems (no fault codes though) that ended up being the fuel relay. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,052
Posted By HiSPL
I mean...... It might be worth just pumping it...

I mean...... It might be worth just pumping it all out and replacing the fluid. That stuff is toast.


Also, I really dig the teletubbies sticker.. I don't know why.......
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 48,042
Posted By HiSPL
Thanks for keeping the dream alive.....

Thanks for keeping the dream alive.....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,380
Posted By HiSPL
I'd stay away if it's your first go with a...

I'd stay away if it's your first go with a project car. The 960 is a bit of an orphan. Volvo's first modular aluminum block in a straight 6. It can be a nice motor and mmake really good power with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,549
Posted By HiSPL
Where is that gif that says "do it" over and...

Where is that gif that says "do it" over and over?

We need that here.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By HiSPL
Find an air shock that fits?

Find an air shock that fits?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By HiSPL
Vtec Yo

Vtec Yo
Forum: website & board 01-22-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By HiSPL
Have you tried hacking time?

Have you tried hacking time?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By HiSPL
Wire tuck is what you are looking for.

Wire tuck is what you are looking for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By HiSPL
Ok. Mine cranks all day long. Just won't fire.

Ok. Mine cranks all day long. Just won't fire.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By HiSPL
Wait, is failure to start a possible PNP issue?...

Wait, is failure to start a possible PNP issue? Cuz mine's not starting right now......


I was driving it to work and it went into solid limp mode. Wouldn't rev past 2000 rpm and just had no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By HiSPL
You might think about buying a new starter and...

You might think about buying a new starter and putting that on while you're in there. It's a royal pain to get to when everything is in the car. Putting a new starter in means you may not have to do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By HiSPL
No it won't. The first OBD2 cars didn't have a...

No it won't. The first OBD2 cars didn't have a ton of info on the bus. A volvo specific reader is required and I'm not talking about Vida.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By HiSPL
It's a sealed unit, good for the life of the car....

It's a sealed unit, good for the life of the car.

To make it last longer, redline the motor as soon as you start it in the morning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,880
Posted By HiSPL
More sway bar will (all other things being equal)...

More sway bar will (all other things being equal) make that end of the car LESS grippy. For max grip you need suspension movement. Sways resist suspension movement, therefor taking away grip.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,878
Posted By HiSPL
Yeah. marvel mystery oil in the bores. Let it sit...

Yeah. marvel mystery oil in the bores. Let it sit and "rock" the crank a couple times a day. You don't have to do full rotations, just a little forward and back in order to put some different loads...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By HiSPL
iirc both wires go to the seat heater. +- 12V....

iirc both wires go to the seat heater. +- 12V. Does your car have the switches?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By HiSPL
The cut wire is for the heated option that your...

The cut wire is for the heated option that your cheapazz didn't get.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By HiSPL
It's for the accesory. www.viberider.com

It's for the accesory.

www.viberider.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By HiSPL
Interior is a little different on the S90. Mainly...

Interior is a little different on the S90. Mainly just the seat covers. I'd say its a little nicer. They are the same seats, but there's trim diffferences.

Other than that it's the same car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By HiSPL
Check that the timing belt was done. If it was...

Check that the timing belt was done. If it was done properly there should be a sticker or something denoting the mileage of the last TB service.

I might do it again to be sure ALL the parts were...
Forum: website & board 10-11-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,944
Posted By HiSPL
Mobile site?

Wtf. Looks like ****e. I can has regular back?

Posted via Mobile Device
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By HiSPL
Better thread....

Better thread. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=264265
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,164
Posted By HiSPL
That car has a remarkably good condition interior...

That car has a remarkably good condition interior being that its the tan leather. It must have been stored indoors for most of its life. The Tan leather didn't hold up very well in the sun.

Other...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By HiSPL
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=966...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=96618
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By HiSPL
You're overthinking it. The Whiteblocks are...

You're overthinking it. The Whiteblocks are mostly fwd, except for the Volvo 960 and S90 from 92 to 98. Those cars are rwd.

The cool thing about the whiteblock is that its modular. The main...
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