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Forum: events 10-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,191
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
:ninja: Just logged in to check in for this...

:ninja:

Just logged in to check in for this and realized my last post here was about 3.5 years ago. Wow...

So, yeah... I'll be there!




Also just noticed the status of my cars in my...
Forum: events 05-09-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,922
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Hey Steve, I'm 98% certain I have one in almost...

Hey Steve, I'm 98% certain I have one in almost flawless condition with horn pad. I'm still not sure when I will be coming up (possibly not until the day of the show) but I'll try to remember to...
Forum: showroom 04-22-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,212
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Given that it's about 1/3 of the price of a new...

Given that it's about 1/3 of the price of a new replica, I'd say it's a good price. Sounds like they would be doing a reasonable repair too, so personally, I'd do it.
Forum: events 04-22-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
The company's CEO, CFO and their administrative...

The company's CEO, CFO and their administrative assistants were in the cafe on my lunch break... No beer for me...

F**k this week...
Forum: website & board 04-22-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 26,041
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Stupid question, and probably irrelevant to this...

Stupid question, and probably irrelevant to this thread: Why is the forum time off by 3 minutes?
Forum: website & board 04-22-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,078
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Just discovered a problem with the Google search...

Just discovered a problem with the Google search method: If someone has that exact phrasing in their signature, the results include every one of their posts...
Forum: events 04-22-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Thanks for explaining, Mark. I'm sorry. I...

Thanks for explaining, Mark. I'm sorry. I overreacted due to a particularly ****ty week... I've been looking forward to this for a long time, (since last year!) and hearing that I was not going to...
Forum: events 04-22-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
...and there wouldn't have been any hesitation to...

...and there wouldn't have been any hesitation to let me participate if I got my Volvo running in time. I am a Volvo owner. I am a Volvo enthusiast. I will always own at least one Volvo in my...
Forum: showroom 04-22-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 2,390,368
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I found this thread a while back that you might...

I found this thread a while back that you might be interested in browsing: http://www.stanceworks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2951

Here's some highlights that might be what you are looking for:
...
Forum: events 04-22-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Thanks guys. I appreciate it. I would much...

Thanks guys. I appreciate it. I would much prefer to beat the piss out of my own car than worry about breaking someone else's, however barring any change of heart on the rules, I will take you up...
Forum: events 04-22-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Awesome, so I, a lifelong Volvo owner and...

Awesome, so I, a lifelong Volvo owner and enthusiast, and 7 year veteran of this forum, can't participate with my only running car, but I can still come and pick up cones! Not sure whether to be...
Forum: events 04-22-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Hey now! I just got new tires...

Hey now! I just got new tires...
Forum: events 04-22-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I guess since I am not going to get an answer,...

I guess since I am not going to get an answer, I'll just sign up.

About your Volvo: "'84 Volvo 242DL +t. It doesn't run, so I'll be driving my '06 Pontiac GTO"
Forum: showroom 04-21-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,752
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Neither of mine were either, but about 90% of the...

Neither of mine were either, but about 90% of the ones at the junkyard look like that. Even if there isn't any elsewhere, you look under its handle; there's hair under there...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,752
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Why are all 240s hairy right there? Damn...

Why are all 240s hairy right there? Damn hippies...



Looks like a proper stripping with plenty of good parts.
Forum: events 04-21-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,216
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
What's all this crap about Volvos? :-P Can...

What's all this crap about Volvos? :-P

Can non-Volvos run? I feel weird putting "2006 Pontiac" in the "About your Volvo" section...
Forum: events 04-21-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,054
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
:zeeall:

:zeeall:
Forum: website & board 04-19-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 26,041
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
This is the error I keep getting:

This is the error I keep getting:
Forum: website & board 04-19-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 26,041
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
No... it doesn't... :-P Well, no more than...

No... it doesn't... :-P

Well, no more than it did the last few days in my personal experience.

I keep getting a database error after about 5 mins of loading. (no, I don't have anything better...
Forum: showroom 04-19-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,186
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
:bow: It should probably be the official gif of...

:bow: It should probably be the official gif of TB Showroom...

That, and this:
http://www.lolz.se/fun/1172133198-ballin.gif

Preferably used sarcastically
Forum: website & board 04-19-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 26,041
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
PMs are wicked slow... I have two attempting to...

PMs are wicked slow... I have two attempting to send in another tab. Out of boredom, I opened this tab to bitch about it :-P
Forum: showroom 04-18-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,186
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/comment/12/2...

http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/comment/12/2010/12/d11692d7187a0909a5ad058fe90b6b47/340x.gif
Forum: events 04-15-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,054
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Weak... :-( Understandable... But weak.

Weak... :-(

Understandable... But weak.
Forum: showroom 04-13-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
A turbo smashing through a brick wall, Kool Aid...

A turbo smashing through a brick wall, Kool Aid man style.
Forum: showroom 04-12-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,743
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
That just looks sick... That's a perfect match...

That just looks sick... That's a perfect match for the car, and I have always loved those seats.
Baller status +++
Forum: events 04-12-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,054
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I hear ya, Eric. I'm happy for you, and glad to...

I hear ya, Eric. I'm happy for you, and glad to hear you will be back. I'm sure the time will fly, and hopefully the economy and job market will look better by then too. (hope springs eternal...) ...
Forum: events 04-12-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,054
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I just posted in the other thread, but basically...

I just posted in the other thread, but basically I may be able to start it by this time, but I'm not going to trust it outside my AAA towing range... I'm super disappoint, but it kinda came down to...
Forum: events 04-12-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 23,287
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Well... so much for that... It's so close, and I...

Well... so much for that... It's so close, and I might be able to start it by then, but I'm not going to trust it for a trip that far. One more year... :-(
Forum: events 04-12-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,054
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
As long as it's all good, I'll come flog the goat...

As long as it's all good, I'll come flog the goat around a bit...

Regardless, I'll be up there for the weekend. (figured it was time for my once-every-4-months-check-in...)
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 23,287
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Actually, it's just my echo still bouncing around...

Actually, it's just my echo still bouncing around from the last 2 years...

Since I have been given an actual deadline now, I kinda need to have it done though...

:lol: I know there is a...
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,045
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
My understanding is that real Polaris need a 5mm...

My understanding is that real Polaris need a 5mm spacer to clear. Eikers are .5" wider though, so I am not sure if that changes anything. Thems some pretty dern beefy brakes. I'll be trying it out...
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,045
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
If I can't fit them over the RX-7 brakes (still...

If I can't fit them over the RX-7 brakes (still not sure if they will clear) I might be getting different wheels sooner than later... So those may be up for grabs soon...

They don't fit in the...
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 23,287
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I had a seriously bad experience at a Motel 6...

I had a seriously bad experience at a Motel 6 once... (and a couple inadequate stays at others) I'm not staying at one again...

I split a room at the Howard Johnson down the street last year to...
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 23,287
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I'll be at the 6 to kick it. ...

I'll be at the 6 to kick it.







I'll be sleeping in the hotel down the street though :-P
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,045
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I see what you are doing there... It might...

I see what you are doing there...

It might work... :grrr:
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,045
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Possibly a small dip into the 12s if I can get it...

Possibly a small dip into the 12s if I can get it to hook up and I can shift it right...

Since I've only owned it for a bit over a month, I doubt it though. :-P
Forum: events 01-26-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,045
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I don't suppose they have loaner helmets...

I don't suppose they have loaner helmets there...? I really want to run, but a helmet is not in the budget just yet...

Maybe next time...
Forum: showroom 10-09-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,820
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
We already pretty much have the wiring sorted. ...

We already pretty much have the wiring sorted. I'll let Big Lan field any questions on that, since it is definitely not my area of expertise... :-P

What's the advantage on the injectors? I...
Forum: showroom 10-09-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,820
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Sometimes, life gets in the way... :-( It...

Sometimes, life gets in the way... :-( It doesn't help when I don't have a garage to work in, and getting anything done involves getting setup and cleaning everything up when done for the day... ...
Forum: events 10-09-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,459
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I just saw this yesterday. I have nothing going...

I just saw this yesterday. I have nothing going on, so I will be there!

I'll probably get there around 10-10:30
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,460
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Unless someone else answers, since it says the...

Unless someone else answers, since it says the inside diameter it fits, I can measure the one I have when I get home from work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,460
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
This thing? ...

This thing?

http://www.harborfreight.com/3-jaw-pilot-bearing-puller-4876.html

I gotta deal with mine this weekend, so I'm glad this came up now...
Forum: events 09-20-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Yeah, there were just too many variables, so I...

Yeah, there were just too many variables, so I couldn't do it and hope for everything to fall into place in time. Not sure when I will be able to reschedule this, so I will probably just piece it...
Forum: events 09-18-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Unfortunately, I already have something planned...

Unfortunately, I already have something planned for that Saturday. Some other stuff is coming up as well... Since it is getting over complicated, I'm going to have to postpone this.

Thanks...
Forum: events 09-17-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,404
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
I have no conflicts. Count me in! Not to...

I have no conflicts. Count me in!

Not to jinx it, but I may even have the 242 running by that time...
Probably not drivable though...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,820
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Started the thread! It's time to make this...

Started the thread! It's time to make this happen!

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=3363055#post3363055
Forum: events 09-17-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
NorCal, September 26th. Work day/BBQ, Help Logan get his 242 going again

Update: This is canceled. I'll try to set something up later. I'll still be getting work done on the car now and then, but this day got over complicated. Thanks anyway!

It's about that time......
Forum: showroom 09-07-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,820
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Thanks, Dan! :) I know a few people from...

Thanks, Dan! :)

I know a few people from various places were saying they could help out. I am sure it will depend a lot on their schedules. I'll try to iron out the details soon and give as much...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,820
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
Oh man, good times! Well, the event... not...

Oh man, good times!

Well, the event... not the drag times...

I seem to remember it pulling something like an 18.75 at 72mph. It'll be interesting to see what it does on its second trip to...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,344
Posted By SwedishBrick242...
There is so much awesome there, it overshadows...

There is so much awesome there, it overshadows the rice. Thanks for posting all that!
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