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Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By SlowRide
Have a line on some T5 swap goodies, and a...

Have a line on some T5 swap goodies, and a greenlight from the Commander in Chief... Things might get interesting sooner than promised.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By SlowRide
It’s pretty much going to be a shell with a gas...

It’s pretty much going to be a shell with a gas tank when I’m done. It’s going to be winched across lumber onto a trailer when it goes. :-D

There’s a T5 on facebook right now for $400, but I’ve...
Forum: website & board 02-12-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,701
Posted By SlowRide
This some Mall Ninja ish right hurr.

This some Mall Ninja ish right hurr.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By SlowRide
It's 2008 all over again...

It's 2008 all over again...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,262
Posted By SlowRide
So far as I can tell, they’re for collecting...

So far as I can tell, they’re for collecting oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,262
Posted By SlowRide
At high pressures, no you cannot ignore the...

At high pressures, no you cannot ignore the molecular volume, but then you’re existing in combustion dynamics. In an intake runner or all four overall? At the intake valve as it opens? The exhaust...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,262
Posted By SlowRide
Exactly. People are throwing around false...

Exactly. People are throwing around false equivalenies and the ideal gas law, but still run a 3” exhaust? 3” 012 MAF? If all psi (bunch of closet MAP fappers) is equal, why bother???

GTFO with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,262
Posted By SlowRide
Bernoulli called, said he wants his 15g back. ...

Bernoulli called, said he wants his 15g back.

I’m no turbo engineer, but I am a process chemist and deal with ish like this every single day, pumps, reactors, scrubbers, systems capacity,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By SlowRide
Oooooookay, update time :) Almost done...

Oooooookay, update time :)

Almost done making the parts GLT pay for itself. Just need to sell the virgos and interior bits and drag her off to zee crusher, or sell empty shell for derby or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By SlowRide
Are they piled up? Do you swan dive into them...

Are they piled up? Do you swan dive into them like Scrooge McDuck?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By SlowRide
Hey, that Japanese Temp Sensor/Lamp diagram! You...

Hey, that Japanese Temp Sensor/Lamp diagram! You inadvertently helped me with a conundrum I put on the back burner early last year!

Also, I'm imagining Jack sitting the middle of a pile of junk...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,430
Posted By SlowRide
I’ll admit, I shot down ever trying a strut bar...

I’ll admit, I shot down ever trying a strut bar because of my flat hood. :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,430
Posted By SlowRide
Let’s not wax hyperbolically, here. Before...

Let’s not wax hyperbolically, here.

Before the OP drops the coin on a $150 or $330 strut bar, how about grab some previously loved turbo or ipd sway bars, assuming he hasn’t gone for them first? ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By SlowRide
I’ve been looking at those VDO/Continental jobs....

I’ve been looking at those VDO/Continental jobs. Bit pricy, do you have any experience with them?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By SlowRide
ipd turbo camburger

ipd turbo camburger
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By SlowRide
Does LKQ have clones of a single photographer at...

Does LKQ have clones of a single photographer at all locations, or do they have a special LKQ filter that they use?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,558
Posted By SlowRide
I remember feeling elated when my 244 did 0-60 in...

I remember feeling elated when my 244 did 0-60 in 11 seconds with a B cam 2*adv 2.5" exhaust, phenolic isolators, freds chips, autotragic, and a good downhill from an overpass on ramp...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By SlowRide
Tap a boss on the head or valve cover (if there...

Tap a boss on the head or valve cover (if there is one) and fab a bracketydoo to mount them on top of the cover.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By SlowRide
Kyle, what's going to be the benefit of bringing...

Kyle, what's going to be the benefit of bringing them inside? You'd want to keep the leads as short as possible, to reduce noise.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By SlowRide
It has been said that the waste gate actuator...

It has been said that the waste gate actuator from the 850 has a weaker spring.

Also, I hope your luck is better than mine because the only 850R I’ve come across yarding was a spider infested ‘96,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By SlowRide
You’re going to have to reclock it to fit. Also,...

You’re going to have to reclock it to fit. Also, find a stronger wastegate actuator if you want to up the boost, the 850 jobs are made of soft cheese.
...
Forum: showroom 01-11-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,436
Posted By SlowRide
My boss calls me dude, and asks why my lab always...

My boss calls me dude, and asks why my lab always smells like farts. :uh:
Forum: showroom 01-05-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,082
Posted By SlowRide
It does, but I think it’s just that picture....

It does, but I think it’s just that picture. Unless Singer isn’t using Porsche colors and doing their own thing.
Forum: showroom 01-05-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,082
Posted By SlowRide
I dig the yellow. You wouldn't need to...

I dig the yellow.

You wouldn't need to change the interior if you went gray.

Or whatever this color blue is:
...
Forum: showroom 12-20-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,822
Posted By SlowRide
That’s very nicely done.

That’s very nicely done.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By SlowRide
I feel like they’re always in gray or dark gray...

I feel like they’re always in gray or dark gray cars too, just blendin’ in with the road :lol:
Forum: showroom 12-05-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,822
Posted By SlowRide
Drill press shmrill press... Get your corded...

Drill press shmrill press... Get your corded drill and ziptie it to a panini press, give your family benadryl...
Forum: showroom 12-05-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,822
Posted By SlowRide
Router shmouter. 2" holesaw in a drill press, use...

Router shmouter. 2" holesaw in a drill press, use a dremel and bevel that's a hair shorter than the thickness of your material. Go slow and give your family benadryl so they're too drowsy to sneak up...
Forum: showroom 12-05-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,822
Posted By SlowRide
Nice! I was planning this too. Got some extra...

Nice! I was planning this too. Got some extra bits from Adam that were either trimmed wrong or not cut. Actually, I haven't opened the package yet :oops: what with xmas putting up lights and such...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By SlowRide
FLVC is the only reason I even keep my facebook...

FLVC is the only reason I even keep my facebook active :)

However, my son was born on OCT 2nd, so all volvo activities have been put on the back burner. I might even start bribing FLVC members...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By SlowRide
This, especially for us with early cars. Not just...

This, especially for us with early cars. Not just rust, but the wiring, all of it. Start with the fuel pump wiring, you'll save yourself a lot of heartache.


Very much this, if you don't already...
Forum: showroom 09-18-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By SlowRide
Sound and vibration deadening first. The clarity...

Sound and vibration deadening first. The clarity of the bass is being lost to road noise. If you add more kick with components, you'll find all those cracked door and window lift welds in a hurry.
Forum: website & board 08-26-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,997
Posted By SlowRide
Search noobs :-P

Search noobs :-P
Forum: website & board 08-25-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,997
Posted By SlowRide
How was the green earned?

How was the green earned?
Forum: website & board 08-24-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,997
Posted By SlowRide
So the fund-o-meter updates daily or what?

So the fund-o-meter updates daily or what?
Forum: showroom 08-10-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,547
Posted By SlowRide
Stancelife yo, gotta make it as impractical as...

Stancelife yo, gotta make it as impractical as possible :lol:
Forum: showroom 08-10-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,547
Posted By SlowRide
^ the cone filter ruins it.

^ the cone filter ruins it.
Forum: website & board 08-09-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,997
Posted By SlowRide
^That. Or how about only contributors can access...

^That. Or how about only contributors can access foresale?
Forum: website & board 08-08-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,997
Posted By SlowRide
No such note option on mobile using the donate...

No such note option on mobile using the donate link :mods:
Forum: website & board 08-08-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,997
Posted By SlowRide
$25 in the TBricks jar, no where to enter...

$25 in the TBricks jar, no where to enter username though. Already a contributor, yar :mods:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,487
Posted By SlowRide
I'll keep what I have and probably find another....

I'll keep what I have and probably find another. That was the original plan B, gonna stick to it. This 244 GLT kinda stirred ish up a bit. I felt like I was destroying something that should be saved....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,487
Posted By SlowRide
I know. My wife already said no.

I know. My wife already said no.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By SlowRide
That's not weird, at least you're willing to do...

That's not weird, at least you're willing to do it right :ninja:

See, it think its more weird to see 244's on the back of flatbed tow trucks because they're typically loaded on backwards :nod:
Forum: showroom 08-04-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By SlowRide
The green and yellow ones always get me :love: ...

The green and yellow ones always get me :love:

Too bad all I find are blue ones. Good luck!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By SlowRide
Two boogers ought to do? I'll try it, but with my...

Two boogers ought to do? I'll try it, but with my luck they'll just twist off :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By SlowRide
It's tight. These sucker are yuge.

It's tight. These sucker are yuge.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By SlowRide
My neighbors already think I'm nuts because I...

My neighbors already think I'm nuts because I talk to my cars, the lawn mower, all of my power tools, the kitchen knives while sharpening them... ect. It doesn't help that my dogs will sit right next...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By SlowRide
The key would shear instantly:lol: Tried the...

The key would shear instantly:lol:

Tried the jammed on socket with the impact and the socket just rattles off. It I do that enough maybe a 23mm socket will fit :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By SlowRide
Hazard frought 22" breaker with the pipe handle...

Hazard frought 22" breaker with the pipe handle off the 3 ton speed jack. Two 24mm sockets cracked. Heat will do it. That's what imma keep tellin myself. One socket is still stuck on. Might try a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By SlowRide
They've been a soakin in blaster since sunday....

They've been a soakin in blaster since sunday. :-(

Need to go out and buy some butane. Used it all up on turbo bolts
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