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Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2015, 01:27 PM
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Posted By scottn941
944 Turbocharger Recommendations???

Group - Turbo is toast on my 91 940SE at 175K. Indie says I can rebuild mine, or, I could buy new ($$), or used... what is my best bet, or, do any of you have recommendations for non-OEM? Thank you...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By scottn941
Turbo Failure - 91 940SE

Group -*
My turbo seized up on my 91 940SE at 175K. Abnormal? My indie can't get me in until Dec. 2. Car still drives OK but is a bit sluggish. My question is, will I be doing any damage by driving...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By scottn941
For sale? If you got a good one in gray, lemme...

For sale? If you got a good one in gray, lemme know and how much!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By scottn941
940SE Armrest w/Cupholders??

Guys - Recently acquired a 1992 940SE. Did Volvo make an armrest with the sliding cupholders for this model, or, does the standard one for the regular 940 fit? Thank you kindly, -Scott
Forum: events 06-17-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,581
Posted By scottn941
Ah thanks man! Its been real good to me over the...

Ah thanks man! Its been real good to me over the years
Forum: events 06-17-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 110
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Posted By scottn941
I really enjoyed the show and it was great...

I really enjoyed the show and it was great meeting you guys. I just wish I would've at least taken my black 940 (seen above) through the car wash before I showed up :oops: -Scott Nauert
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By scottn941
@ 500dollar - Car is not lowered. And thanks for...

@ 500dollar - Car is not lowered. And thanks for the help everyone - greatly appreciated.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By scottn941
S80 Wheels fit 940?

Greetings. I own a 1993 945 Turbo and ran across a nice used set of 17" S80 rims, known as the "Arakkis" with an offset of 49, riding on 225/50/17 rubber. I own a set of H&R 25mm spacers, so I'm...
Forum: showroom 12-09-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,085
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Posted By scottn941
You will if you live in Europe. Same goes for...

You will if you live in Europe. Same goes for all RWD Volvos.
Forum: showroom 11-15-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,085
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Posted By scottn941
Looks like a late nineties-ish V70R bumper cover...

Looks like a late nineties-ish V70R bumper cover and (similar year) Cross Country grille to me.
Forum: showroom 10-30-2010, 02:32 PM
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Posted By scottn941
Always blown away by your ride. Out of...

Always blown away by your ride. Out of curiosity, how do you insure something like that? You've obviously invested a fortune, but to most insurance companies, it's just an old Volvo worth a grand...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By scottn941
Not surprised. But, I did come up an indie that...

Not surprised. But, I did come up an indie that advertises they work on Volvo:

http://www.forzamotorcarsltd.com/index.html

I'll have to check it out. If that doesn't look promising, I might...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By scottn941
^ Holding out hope (not the city). There is a...

^ Holding out hope (not the city). There is a Volvo dealer in Shreveport, LA, so I might just have to drive 70 miles for service (and pay a premium).. And if Texarkana won't do, perhaps there's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By scottn941
NEEDED: Texarkana, AR Mechanic

Group - I'm going to be spending a significant amount of time in the near future in Texarkana, AR, literally in the middle of nowhere as far as Volvo is concerned. Thus, I am going to need the...
Forum: showroom 05-25-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 719,701
Posted By scottn941
Carlo - Yeah when I sold my S60R, I kept the...

Carlo -
Yeah when I sold my S60R, I kept the Heico Volution Vs, got a set of 25mm H&R spacers, and threw them on the 940. I cannot believe how they have improved handling, even the ride, and I...
Forum: showroom 05-25-2010, 11:41 AM
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Posted By scottn941
My '93 944 Turbo: ...

My '93 944 Turbo:

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff233/scottn941/0529001557.jpg
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff233/scottn941/0529001558a.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By scottn941
940 Clear Tails Install

Good day gentlemen. I have a 945 wagon with some faded tail lamps; I'd like to replace them, probably with the more attractive "clear tails." I see some nice aftermarket replacements on eBay, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By scottn941
Well quite honestly, it's probably a very nice...

Well quite honestly, it's probably a very nice car, but don't pay more than $2500 for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By scottn941
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2010, 03:56 PM
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Views: 449
Posted By scottn941
Part # for 940 Egg Crate??

Gentlemen, Good day. I need the part # for the egg crate grill that fits the 1993 940s with fog lights. Thank you, -Scott
Forum: showroom 04-04-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 719,701
Posted By scottn941
This is like looking at Volvo pornography :lol:

This is like looking at Volvo pornography :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,500
Posted By scottn941
WeeziUSA - I'm glad you posted that because I...

WeeziUSA - I'm glad you posted that because I called a retailer that sells these (Dubs & Tires) and the gentleman I spoke with said the wheels are blanks, which means they are custom-drilled to order...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,500
Posted By scottn941
WeeziUSA - I'm going to weigh that option.....

WeeziUSA - I'm going to weigh that option.. Thanks for the advice. I emailed the gentleman in Sweden who has these on his car; hopefully I'll hear something back.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,500
Posted By scottn941
This is what this particular rim looks like...

This is what this particular rim looks like mounted on a 1991 940. I'm going to send the guy an email to see what he had to do, but hopefully he speaks English!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,500
Posted By scottn941
Hm.. pardon my ignorance but I know nothing about...

Hm.. pardon my ignorance but I know nothing about how this works. I have 25mm H&R spacers, but that would be irrelevant because I'd need an adapter for the pattern and not the offset, correct?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,500
Posted By scottn941
5x114.3 Bolt Pattern: Will it fit??

This is regarding a 1993 Volvo 940 Turbo. I was searching around on the net and found a sharp aftermarket wheel made by Ruff Racing (18"x8.5") with a 25mm offset which, I believe, is the same that...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
Posted By scottn941
Somebody already posted IPD's Web site, but...

Somebody already posted IPD's Web site, but forgot to mention that IPD also sells the spacers. And they're quality H&Rs, not aftermarket crap.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
I passed on the Pegs. Money is too tight right...

I passed on the Pegs. Money is too tight right now to be stuck with un-needed tires, especially with reports of even 225s rubbing. I'm going to go with 215s, which should give me enough room with...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
The problem with the RWD replicas is that they...

The problem with the RWD replicas is that they only come in 17.. Honestly, for the money it's just not as impressive to look at. I talked with several 940 owners over in Sweden running 18, and even...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
Haha.. yeah.. Either that or sell the two front...

Haha.. yeah.. Either that or sell the two front tires.. Well it's $570 bucks for a set of near-perfect pegs (one has some minor curb rash) and tires with 8K on them, one of which is new.. I guess...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
ZVOLVO - I don't have those huge struts, just a...

ZVOLVO - I don't have those huge struts, just a factory suspension.. You think I've got a chance? Of course, someday I will upgrade the suspension, but most of the main components were replaced JUST...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
So anyone: no, my car isn't lowered, will a...

So anyone: no, my car isn't lowered, will a 235/40/18 tire fit in the wheel well of a 940 with 25mm spacers? I'll start losing sleep over this, I swear :-(
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
Chigga - Car isn't lowered & I doubt it ever...

Chigga - Car isn't lowered & I doubt it ever will.. I like the look, but its not for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
Not much, but perhaps the offsets are slightly...

Not much, but perhaps the offsets are slightly different. I live in an apartment building and don't have access to the equipment, otherwise I would have a long time ago. I'm guessing certainly...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
I don't have Pegs on the R; it's equipped with...

I don't have Pegs on the R; it's equipped with Heico Volutions.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By scottn941
18" OEM Pegasus Fitment on 940

Greetings to all of you. I have located a reasonable deal on a set of OEM Pegasus rims, with tires. I plan on mounting these on the 940 Turbo. The tires are 235/40/18s, and yes, I have the 25mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By scottn941
He should purchase a 940, spiff it up as he...

He should purchase a 940, spiff it up as he pleases, & be done with it. S90s are a pain in the a## to own & maintain.
Forum: showroom 02-07-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
The consensus so far is pretty close to 50/50.. ...

The consensus so far is pretty close to 50/50.. I got my hands on a set of H&R 25mm spacers a while back, so if I could ever afford a set of 18" pegs, I might go for it. IPD's replicas come in...
Forum: showroom 02-06-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
I thought you liked 'em on Cassie's wagon :-P .. ...

I thought you liked 'em on Cassie's wagon :-P .. Well, whatever rim I decide on, it's not going to happen til the summer. Between a recent pothole murdering my left front Heico, screws = TWO flat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,508
Posted By scottn941
My indie mechanic did it in less than an hour. ...

My indie mechanic did it in less than an hour. Car shifts so smooth you don't even notice it.
Forum: showroom 11-24-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,368
Posted By scottn941
It is not a direct fit, but it's a very close...

It is not a direct fit, but it's a very close fit.. Anyone with basic body shop skills can do it.
Forum: showroom 11-12-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
Heck, around here it's rare to even see a 940...

Heck, around here it's rare to even see a 940 sedan.. I may see a handful a week. I love the Polaris/Eikers on these cars, yours is super sharp with the SE kit... Anyway, the price for the Polaris...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
^ Those are pretty cool. Good price too. Wonder...

^ Those are pretty cool. Good price too. Wonder what they look like on a 900? Regarding the BBS rims, they remind me too much of a C70 when I see them (the earlier C70s resembled the S70, which I...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
BoostedSwede - I do agree that they are both...

BoostedSwede - I do agree that they are both common, but the Polaris is scarce around these parts (you probably see a few more in MA). Besides the Hydras, Titans (basically the same as Pegs), and...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
^ Really? They look kinda gray-ish on IPD's...

^ Really? They look kinda gray-ish on IPD's site. How does the silver contrast to the gray on the 850 T5-R "Titans?" What would look better on a black car? My dad says the matte black looks too...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
I wonder if Polaris are cheaper in Europe? It...

I wonder if Polaris are cheaper in Europe? It seems like all the neat stuff for RWD is over there, except that there's probably more old Volvos over here! Maybe they are just more enthusiastic...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,606
Posted By scottn941
Pegs or Polaris - YOUR FEEDBACK

Subject: 940 Turbo, black on black. Need some advice. I've had silver 17" pegs before on a base S60, and I grew bored of them.. I think it might have had more to do with the size (I like 18s...
Forum: showroom 11-09-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 719,701
Posted By scottn941
Yes, and I can't remember which Swedish firm...

Yes, and I can't remember which Swedish firm sells it, but I've pasted the links. In order to fit the 95+ 960/S90/V70R front end properly, you'll either need to have 960/S90 front fenders installed,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By scottn941
RWD Offset Question

Guys - I found some rims for sale by a private owner and would like to know if they'll fit a 940. As usual, I'm concerned about RWD offset. Here's the specs:

Width: 7
Diameter: 18
Pattern:...
Forum: showroom 11-05-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 719,701
Posted By scottn941
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! :rofl: That's what...

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! :rofl: That's what Volvos will look like if Geely takes over.
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