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Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,255
Posted By RvolvoR
the disadvantage is installation. you can change...

the disadvantage is installation. you can change rear roll center with an adjustable panhard mount on the rear end and (if needed) drilling an extra hole in the mount on the body.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,254
Posted By RvolvoR
honestly, t-cam

honestly, t-cam
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By RvolvoR
The M54 is kind of really "meh," especially when...

The M54 is kind of really "meh," especially when thinking about forced induction. The hot ticket is an M52B28 in a 95+ 328. 1000whp has been made on a stock shortblock with a good cutting ring or...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By RvolvoR
READ system..its dog****.

READ system..its dog****.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By RvolvoR
being "almost there" on my b6284t setup...I wish...

being "almost there" on my b6284t setup...I wish I would have spent my money on a 2J or BMW motor instead. The car would already be running and driving with 1/2-2/3 as much money and headache.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By RvolvoR
why avoid VVT? any modern standalone can handle...

why avoid VVT? any modern standalone can handle it nowadays.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 119,888
Posted By RvolvoR
and depending on M57 or N57 possible the biggest...

and depending on M57 or N57 possible the biggest disaster of a compound turbo setup ever.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 102,161
Posted By RvolvoR
planning on driving it up for next weekend?

planning on driving it up for next weekend?
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,885
Posted By RvolvoR
Hope not, just remembered that I need to register

Hope not, just remembered that I need to register
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,885
Posted By RvolvoR
Thats when most of us out of towners will be...

Thats when most of us out of towners will be there at the motel 6 on chiles
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 139,184
Posted By RvolvoR
wrong, raise boost cut.

wrong, raise boost cut.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 102,161
Posted By RvolvoR
Time to leave the crank on the ground. Depending...

Time to leave the crank on the ground. Depending on how this next week goes, I might be picking up a tow rig while Iím down there instead of driving down, so I could give your ****box a hitch back...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 165,567
Posted By RvolvoR
have you ever thought about installing a turbo?...

have you ever thought about installing a turbo? itll make torque and horsepower and still sound like a tractor.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 139,184
Posted By RvolvoR
yep, the fuel system is only as good as the...

yep, the fuel system is only as good as the smallest part of it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 243,739
Posted By RvolvoR
there are no mods really...you just have to drill...

there are no mods really...you just have to drill a couple holes for the rubber isolators.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By RvolvoR
What language barrier? have you actually tried...

What language barrier? have you actually tried talking to anybody in sweden...I've known some of those guys to actually speak better english than some of us yanks.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 102,161
Posted By RvolvoR
does it do it with the intake off?

does it do it with the intake off?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By RvolvoR
Elring and 3x used headbolts on a junkyard b230f...

Elring and 3x used headbolts on a junkyard b230f made 350whp on a holset at 19psi with no issue for years.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 200,185
Posted By RvolvoR
I like the seats and how well done they are...but...

I like the seats and how well done they are...but (and this is my unsolicited opinion, so take it with a grain of salt), I feel that between the style of the seat and the color scheme that the seats...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,144
Posted By RvolvoR
yes.

yes.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 200,185
Posted By RvolvoR
What turbo?

What turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By RvolvoR
catcams has some and so does KM cams in sweden.

catcams has some and so does KM cams in sweden.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,806
Posted By RvolvoR
T-cam.

T-cam.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 139,184
Posted By RvolvoR
nice...looks a bit more lightweight than what I...

nice...looks a bit more lightweight than what I came up with.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 119,888
Posted By RvolvoR
I think they are 18x10 from what he was saying to...

I think they are 18x10 from what he was saying to me yesterday.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 119,888
Posted By RvolvoR
a 79 shouldn't have had a stainless strip on it...

a 79 shouldn't have had a stainless strip on it at all...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,339
Posted By RvolvoR
Why spend the time and/or money doing **** twice?...

Why spend the time and/or money doing **** twice? just do it once and get it done....I hate the "I'm doing this for now" ****...because it never ends up getting redone how it should have been to...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 119,888
Posted By RvolvoR
It doesnt work on the rear.

It doesnt work on the rear.
Forum: showroom 03-12-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By RvolvoR
16s to 17s look okay....16s to 18s look stupid: ...

16s to 17s look okay....16s to 18s look stupid:
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0047/9723/5313/products/DSCN3827_1600x.JPG?v=1538807640
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,620
Posted By RvolvoR
Moving the mounting points inboard is bad juju as...

Moving the mounting points inboard is bad juju as it will just exacerbate the side to side movement of the axle on articulation.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,620
Posted By RvolvoR
I'm not talking roundy-round. I suggest you read...

I'm not talking roundy-round. I suggest you read this to study what the effects of moving the panhard around do:

http://lateral-g.net/forums/showthread.php4?t=42568

Also, a few of us have done...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,620
Posted By RvolvoR
you might be able to just drill another hole 1"...

you might be able to just drill another hole 1" up and maybe clearance the mount...but it really depends on (this is what I have been reading as well, so take it with a grain of salt) the type of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,620
Posted By RvolvoR
to adjust roll center.

to adjust roll center.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,816
Posted By RvolvoR
you're going to spend more time shifting than in...

you're going to spend more time shifting than in any one gear. First gear will be like a granny first in a pickup truck.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,220
Posted By RvolvoR
yep, plus the added scrub radius on the street...

yep, plus the added scrub radius on the street can make for some...interesting...handling characteristics
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,220
Posted By RvolvoR
for a 10" wheel to fit up front, you need a wheel...

for a 10" wheel to fit up front, you need a wheel with around a -5mm offset.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By RvolvoR
shoot, a big bench belt sander would probably...

shoot, a big bench belt sander would probably take care of that in a jiffy.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By RvolvoR
16s aren't worth even buying anymore....there are...

16s aren't worth even buying anymore....there are hardly any decent tire choices in 16. Go 17s or 18s.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,816
Posted By RvolvoR
I think with 3.31s, a largish turbo, and 600+ hp...

I think with 3.31s, a largish turbo, and 600+ hp that youíll be wanting a numerically lower gear ratio. Youíll just end up shifting a bunch and being in and out of boost. The car might actually end...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,816
Posted By RvolvoR
I wouldn't use the STS flywheel with that clutch...

I wouldn't use the STS flywheel with that clutch kit. Sintered clutches and iron flywheels are bad juju. Time to buck up for a yoshi/ttv/bakaxel billet steel flywheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By RvolvoR
I ran one a loooong time ago on a b21ft. With a T...

I ran one a loooong time ago on a b21ft. With a T cam still in it, it made 190whp and 250 ft/lbs at 14 psi on 93. Spooled awesome and had a bunch more in it if I had done a cam upgrade.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,426
Posted By RvolvoR
yep, I'm at probably $350 for my 8.8 with an LSD...

yep, I'm at probably $350 for my 8.8 with an LSD rebuild kit, new axle bearings/seals, and a fancy cover for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,426
Posted By RvolvoR
I think a lot of people get lost in comparing the...

I think a lot of people get lost in comparing the 8.8" and 9". While, technically, the 9" is a "better axle". That does not necessarily make it better for the application; especially when cost of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,426
Posted By RvolvoR
guess we should all swap dana 135s into our 4...

guess we should all swap dana 135s into our 4 wheeling volv...oh wait.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,426
Posted By RvolvoR
Point me to a "specced out" 9" for $200 or...

Point me to a "specced out" 9" for $200 or less...I'll take 10.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,290
Posted By RvolvoR
an NA header like that was never "in production."...

an NA header like that was never "in production." They had that built as a one off IIRC.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 119,888
Posted By RvolvoR
83 DL is the only year/model which had slim...

83 DL is the only year/model which had slim bumpers and 5 panels.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,520
Posted By RvolvoR
Tips in general. Also, you don't NEED a non-gated...

Tips in general. Also, you don't NEED a non-gated housing.

You can just run one/two of these:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,520
Posted By RvolvoR
There are gated t3 backhousings available for...

There are gated t3 backhousings available for both of those EFRs. Its a .83 housing. You could also do what Tate did and run a t3 to t4 adapter.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 34,096
Posted By RvolvoR
Iím in Portland and have one I hope to have on...

Iím in Portland and have one I hope to have on the road by April....
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