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Forum: showroom Today, 02:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 711
Posted By Pillow
FTFM To the OP, do whatever you want...

FTFM



To the OP, do whatever you want man. The old Volvos (especially 7/9s) are pretty worthless do whatever you want in keeping them kewl and on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Pillow
Surprise all 14" tires suck! Stick with the...

Surprise all 14" tires suck! Stick with the Hydras and get a good set of tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Pillow
Stick with quality known tires that you can find...

Stick with quality known tires that you can find real test data for.

After all tires are the first and best performance upgrade you can do for better braking and handling.

TireRack is an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Pillow
I know, not ANOTHER oil thread, but the links...

I know, not ANOTHER oil thread, but the links contain some very good information in them.

The key here is purchasing the highest rated oil that is 740 price point friendly. Some of the highly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Pillow
Full wrap or bust

Full wrap or bust
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Pillow
Interesting as this study showed generally great...

Interesting as this study showed generally great results from the Amsoil Sig Series as well as the original article from 540Rat's blog.

Conversely, Pennz Ultra and Mobil1 scored very well on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Pillow
Deep Dive on Oil Comparisons

https://540ratblog.wordpress.com/

Draw you own conclusions, but this a really good deep dive on oil performance and head to head comparisons. Lengthy, but you can read it all or skip to the...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 789,479
Posted By Pillow
Oddly enough, that really works! Paint wheels...

Oddly enough, that really works! Paint wheels stance everything looks right. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By Pillow
LS easy... I wouldn't say that at all. Sloppy...

LS easy... I wouldn't say that at all. Sloppy yes, doing it right then no.

230 HP I6 Whiteblock w T5
300 HP I6 Whiteblock plus boost w T5
400 HP 5.3 LS w LS7 cam w T5
500+ HP LS plus boost...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Pillow
Update, I purchased some 15x7s from...

Update, I purchased some 15x7s from vertigosity... So 7"s better fit some big a$$ (appropriately sized) drag meats!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Pillow
Stay with the smallest format possible to avoid...

Stay with the smallest format possible to avoid tunnel beatings. The 4L60E would be a good choice for ease of swap.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By Pillow
My $.02, I6 whiteblock with T5. Roger has an...

My $.02, I6 whiteblock with T5. Roger has an adapter for it. Put some low boost on it for an easy 300-325 with upgraded injectors. It's been done so no wheel reinventing here. Smooth reliable...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By Pillow
Please keep them. At worst you can sell them...

Please keep them. At worst you can sell them off if not needed. Or trade for 240 pedals.

Here is what I used for both GM setups: ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By Pillow
Interesting... Is the TKO600 push or pull...

Interesting...

Is the TKO600 push or pull style? Typical GM is push. Typical Volvo is pull. Depending Lokar has some decent cabling solutions that may fit the bill.

The LS does not have...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,448
Posted By Pillow
Nope, not the way it works at all. ...

Nope, not the way it works at all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5z-zCnRl0I&t=213s

Crappy bootleg copy of Engine Masters ep 9 go to 6:30 for cliff notes.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Pillow
Your fine. Agreed that you will just have...

Your fine.

Agreed that you will just have more pronounced body roll in corners.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Pillow
I cannot help on the Volvo side, but on the RX7...

I cannot help on the Volvo side, but on the RX7 side -8AN and/or -10AN fittings are available which is nice for a clean install. I do not recall the store name, but there is a MAzda online vendor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,184
Posted By Pillow
Cheap air shocks probably wore out. Put some...

Cheap air shocks probably wore out. Put some decent shocks on there and see what happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,448
Posted By Pillow
Of course a Cat restricts HP! Don't be silly. ...

Of course a Cat restricts HP! Don't be silly.

Turbos work best with zero restrictions behind them. Even NA cars perform better w/o kittys and mufflers.

Now the factors are:
1. Is it...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Pillow
Following up for detail. Diamond wheels: ...

Following up for detail.

Diamond wheels:
http://www.diamondracingwheels.com/index.php/street-wheels/pro-street-wheels
or
http://www.diamondracingwheels.com/index.php/street-wheels/sc-series...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,449
Posted By Pillow
:nod: Keep us posted! JEGS or others have...

:nod: Keep us posted! JEGS or others have decent pipe kits to work from.
Forum: showroom 08-11-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 789,479
Posted By Pillow
:nod: Solid!!!

:nod: Solid!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By Pillow
http://s3.amazonaws.com/hiphopdx-production/2017/0...

http://s3.amazonaws.com/hiphopdx-production/2017/06/IceT-900x601.jpg

Sounds ridiculous... But TireRack should have some HP AS tires in the 195/65/15 setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Pillow
I have been pondering these: ...

I have been pondering these:
http://www.mandhtires.com/M-H-Racemaster-Drag-Slicks/8.5-24.5-15

M&H 8.5-24.5-15

But not sure how a tire meant for a Rim Size: 8.0" would work on a 6.0" stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,664
Posted By Pillow
Agreed, use 5 out of the 7 holes and you are in...

Agreed, use 5 out of the 7 holes and you are in business.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Pillow
Or convert to Hydraulic.

Or convert to Hydraulic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By Pillow
Great info in this thread! I'll try the mink...

Great info in this thread! I'll try the mink oil as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Pillow
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/eiker-classic-e1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pillow
^ Truth

^ Truth
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pillow
OE Volvo wheels > cheap aftermarket. Keyword...

OE Volvo wheels > cheap aftermarket. Keyword cheap.

You can find good OE alloy wheels super affordable. Just be patient.

But really BBS RS or Crush.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pillow
I will add to that. Really if you are able to...

I will add to that. Really if you are able to spend $100 then look for some real 15/16/17 alloys.

Like this junk: ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pillow
What cheap a$$es roll with hideous hubcaps when...

What cheap a$$es roll with hideous hubcaps when they cannot afford proper alloy wheels.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pillow
$10 each as-is where-is... Or most likely scrap...

$10 each as-is where-is... Or most likely scrap metal price.

Anything 14" also pretty much is the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Pillow
Check Amazon. The last set I got was like $16...

Check Amazon. The last set I got was like $16 shipped and of good quality. They were 73 to 65.1 though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By Pillow
$14.99... Shipped. Otherwise crush. :lol: ...

$14.99... Shipped. Otherwise crush. :lol:

Common man, 7/9s are better than that! Splurge for the $16.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,867
Posted By Pillow
You had it right for a 960 in the #16 post...

You had it right for a 960 in the #16 post graphic. The 960 mounts can bolt right into any 7/9. Effectively replacing the angled B230 engine mounts.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Pillow
Nice job on the details! My only...

Nice job on the details!

My only complaint is that I would have kept the original gauge look vs the GTO gauges.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,867
Posted By Pillow
The bases are 960 as they lay flat on the...

The bases are 960 as they lay flat on the perches. The Redblock mounts are at an angle and will not work for the application.

I am using the STS kit which uses the BMW 3 series engine isolators...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,867
Posted By Pillow
SLOW progress. #WorldCup Engine is back out...

SLOW progress. #WorldCup

Engine is back out to make more dents in the firewall. With the truck bellhousing you need a TH400 hole for the motor to sit back enough to clear the fan and allow the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By Pillow
Springs!! Dont need them at all. Ride the bump...

Springs!! Dont need them at all. Ride the bump stops FTMFW
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Pillow
x2, a different alignment spec can make it feel...

x2, a different alignment spec can make it feel like a completely different car.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 28,579
Posted By Pillow
[QUOTE=Andrewhans;5822600]Once the launch is...

[QUOTE=Andrewhans;5822600]Once the launch is dialed, its gonna be mean at the track./QUOTE]

:nod: Yes it will!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By Pillow
This! Even with those big meats.

This! Even with those big meats.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 28,579
Posted By Pillow
That last video coming around the Mustang was...

That last video coming around the Mustang was beautiful! :cool:

Sorry if I missed it, but why not leave harder? What stall converter RPM? Traction? trans brake? And I say that because you...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 28,579
Posted By Pillow
Good luck man!!! Keep us posted on the low...

Good luck man!!! Keep us posted on the low timeslips :) Get those slicks to hook on the warm tarmac. :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Pillow
THIS! Let the haters hate. If you haven't...

THIS! Let the haters hate.

If you haven't been peeking in TB lately, there are quite a few monster engine swaps of all varieties in the works in the Projects sub forum. Basically, you are no...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,839
Posted By Pillow
:omg:

:omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Pillow
Roger that. That is a great way to cruise! ...

Roger that. That is a great way to cruise!

But yes, I (we) would love to see a time slip on that bad boy if you ever have the chance :nod:

Any chance you are headed to LS Fest this fall?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Pillow
73amc, well done sir! Post up some times for...

73amc, well done sir! Post up some times for the E vs W thread :)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Pillow
BOO!!! :cameron: Traction would be a...

BOO!!! :cameron:



Traction would be a serious issue! Like smokefest at every light!
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