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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By SquareD
Doing their part to "Keep Asheville...

Doing their part to "Keep Asheville Weird".
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By SquareD
IIRC They don't have trim above the window. Not...

IIRC They don't have trim above the window. Not 100% sure though.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By SquareD
There are holes for clips in the tailgate of the...

There are holes for clips in the tailgate of the 960/V90. They slide horizontally to get off, can't remember which direction. I think 99.9% of folks that slap one of these on a 745/945 (like myself)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 174,423
Posted By SquareD
Nice progress John! Think it'll be ready for Cars...

Nice progress John! Think it'll be ready for Cars and Coffee at Westport tomorrow? :p
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By SquareD
Interdasting. Proceed.

Interdasting. Proceed.
Forum: showroom 04-18-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,301
Posted By SquareD
Yeah man, looks like a nice space to work. Get er...

Yeah man, looks like a nice space to work. Get er dun.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By SquareD
That header and sc setup got 'em like "Yo, you...

That header and sc setup got 'em like "Yo, you subie swapped your Volvo and then supercharged it?!!!"

Dare to be different for sure. This is pretty neat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By SquareD
Pic of a facelifted car's underbelly: ...

Pic of a facelifted car's underbelly:
http://www.pbase.com/image/45260820.jpg

As far as I know because of suspension differences between 740s and 940s and facelifted 960s/s90s/v90s, that bigger...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 96,464
Posted By SquareD
https://media1.tenor.com/images/6c1a87c1106cfabff4...

https://media1.tenor.com/images/6c1a87c1106cfabff433fa9a116bfd20/tenor.gif?itemid=9881428

Looking forward to seeing what the Hackster is cookin' up.
Forum: showroom 03-30-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,252
Views: 736,668
Posted By SquareD
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/822/26245843617_793...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/822/26245843617_79347bac59_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FZfNV8)20170607_072813 (https://flic.kr/p/FZfNV8) by D H (https://www.flickr.com/photos/150313014@N03/), on Flickr
...
Forum: showroom 03-28-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By SquareD
This is pure, unadulterated, weapons-grade...

This is pure, unadulterated, weapons-grade Turbobricks.

7 series missing the entire front end, filthy, moose sticker, stock aside from a dumped downpipe... OP, did you perhaps pay less than $600...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,041
Posted By SquareD
I was talking about this: and this: ...

I was talking about this:


and this:
https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5768807&postcount=14

I mean, it looks like it works, but I'm surprised.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,041
Posted By SquareD
Trade you a super clean eggcrate and cash for...

Trade you a super clean eggcrate and cash for that NOS eggcrate...:oogle:

Not sure how that grill swap works going from a fog light front end to a non fog front end. I've had cars with both and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,972
Views: 536,798
Posted By SquareD
I considered both RPF1s and RKs but stumbled upon...

I considered both RPF1s and RKs but stumbled upon my RG-Rs for a great price. RPF1s and the Sport 4s Michelins are a great combo. Looking forward to seeing it sitting on the new rimps.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,972
Views: 536,798
Posted By SquareD
I was expecting to see a lighter wheel choice...

I was expecting to see a lighter wheel choice this time around... and I'm a fan of rpf1s, but I'm kinda surprised by the lack of euro flavor. Should be a nice upgrade from the tarmacs.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,706
Posted By SquareD
Absolutely gorgeous 1800. This is going to be a...

Absolutely gorgeous 1800. This is going to be a great project to follow.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,383
Posted By SquareD
Agreed! Love this build. Angry UPS truck drivers...

Agreed! Love this build. Angry UPS truck drivers unite! (Not that my car is in the same class of 8v build)



:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/a-team/images/...

https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/a-team/images/f/f6/Orginal_John_Hannibal_Smith.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20100923000610
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By SquareD
Maybe some fresh turbo gas shocks would work well...

Maybe some fresh turbo gas shocks would work well with one of softer aftermarket sport springs? Different car, but that's what I've run on my 9 series cars in the past (coupled with TME progressive...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 132,038
Posted By SquareD
Car looks great and I'm sure it's a blast to...

Car looks great and I'm sure it's a blast to drive. Who makes that strut tower brace? Looks super beefy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,303
Posted By SquareD
nvm

nvm
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,609
Posted By SquareD
Do they have any stores of 7/9 FOHA wagon...

Do they have any stores of 7/9 FOHA wagon spoilers laying around?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
Dangit John, I thought it actually had a smudge...

Dangit John, I thought it actually had a smudge on it and started to call Pick n Pull to come haul it away. Don't mess with me like that.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
Ha. DET17 asked me if it was going to just sit...

Ha. DET17 asked me if it was going to just sit next to the m90... so I had to put it in ASAP.;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
Thanks man! You need to transfer that IC from one...

Thanks man! You need to transfer that IC from one box to the other one... with wheels.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
Thanks! Yeah, mine seemed to favor the passenger...

Thanks! Yeah, mine seemed to favor the passenger side. It's around a 1/4 inch from the sheetmetal but I triple checked that everything was seated right and where it should be. It seems to be held in...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
Do88 intercooler arrived recently and thankfully...

Do88 intercooler arrived recently and thankfully it was packaged well and undamaged when it got here. This thing is definitely beefy.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4618/26614420328_ed71a34c97_b.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,303
Posted By SquareD
You're quite the salesman.:lol:

You're quite the salesman.:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By SquareD
I was pushing about 260 flywheel hp out of my old...

I was pushing about 260 flywheel hp out of my old '85 740t with the weakest of all the weak red blocks. Besides some piston slap when cold, it ran strong. Took it to the drag strip 6 or so different...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 61,663
Posted By SquareD
Just giving you crap Wack. I like how it's coming...

Just giving you crap Wack. I like how it's coming together. I love that color and the hood and headlight combo. Keep at it.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 61,663
Posted By SquareD
Wow. How'd you do those adaptive fog lights?

Wow. How'd you do those adaptive fog lights?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,325
Posted By SquareD
The thing sure is a chunk! Mine arrived well...

The thing sure is a chunk! Mine arrived well packed an undamaged. :rockon:



I've read on here the butt dyno results are noticeable and the intake temp drops are pretty significant; especially...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By SquareD
Those are Satellites which are either 16x6.5 or...

Those are Satellites which are either 16x6.5 or 17x7. Those widths probably help.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,325
Posted By SquareD
I see what you did there.:grrr: Ha. I've got...

I see what you did there.:grrr: Ha.

I've got three more weeks of coaching with my daughter's bball team and then my saturdays will be a bit more open. I have fresh ball joints, tie rod ends, Bne's...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,325
Posted By SquareD
My do88 intercooler finally shipped today....

My do88 intercooler finally shipped today. Looking forward to that smashed up box arriving next week...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By SquareD
I thought all 940 turbos had G80s and all 95s in...

I thought all 940 turbos had G80s and all 95s in general had G80s, but with '91-94 NA's it was an option? I know my old '94 NA 944 didn't have a g80, but both of the '94 940t's I've owned had G80s....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By SquareD
That was my experience with the windshield...

That was my experience with the windshield replacement on my previous 940. Ordered a PPG and got no name, wavy, Chinese glass. Refused that and had them order a Pilkington and got no name, less wavy,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By SquareD
Link?

Link?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By SquareD
Let me don my nomex first.... My advice is...

Let me don my nomex first....

My advice is to find something else. At the risk of sounding like mrbrickdriver, this car sounds like one of the few super low mileage and well maintained 940s left...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By SquareD
IIRC the TME brace has standoffs underneath the...

IIRC the TME brace has standoffs underneath the brackets that mount to the towers.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 94,105
Posted By SquareD
Duane surgical with the kaizen. Nice job, as...

Duane surgical with the kaizen. Nice job, as always.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,152
Posted By SquareD
As always, making things happen creatively. One...

As always, making things happen creatively. One of the best projects on TB for sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By SquareD
Casting Material: Cast Iron eww Thanks....

Casting Material: Cast Iron

eww

Thanks. So ATS adapters, please...:please:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By SquareD
+1 Ats calipers would be easier and cheaper to...

+1 Ats calipers would be easier and cheaper to source. I hope someone can do some adapters.

Also, on FB Roger posted an adapter he made for 4 pot "Colorado" calipers to work with 12" rotors. What...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By SquareD
Whatever you do, if you replace the exhaust...

Whatever you do, if you replace the exhaust manifold gaskets, don't use Fel-pro paper garbage from the local parts store. Elring or Mahle.
Forum: showroom 01-05-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,271
Posted By SquareD
I think the current color over the brown interior...

I think the current color over the brown interior looks perfect for that period of car. Restore it to stock.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
I never confirmed the version, Tiz told me the...

I never confirmed the version, Tiz told me the donor was a '97 with 85k on it. It ain't a slushbox or a M46 and that's good enough for me.:)

I probably should have just done the TDI clutch with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
I know it's not going to be bad. I'd prefer to...

I know it's not going to be bad. I'd prefer to have another set of hands and it's just really, really hard to get chunks of time >45 minutes to do something that isn't work or family stuff. 3 kids...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
I've thought about it and called a few Volvo...

I've thought about it and called a few Volvo specific places and they seemed apprehensive because they weren't familiar with the M90. Couple that with not really wanting to pay $800-1k to have it...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 70,611
Posted By SquareD
There are advantages to single stage though. This...

There are advantages to single stage though. This car has some noticeable etching spots on the hood and roof. But yeah, I had a polar white car and could never get it to shine like this.

Good deal...
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