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Forum: showroom 08-12-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,618
Posted By idrive_MD
This is dope! Old-school recaros look great in...

This is dope! Old-school recaros look great in these Bricks
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,713
Posted By idrive_MD
nice go at it there sir! Just from reading the...

nice go at it there sir! Just from reading the thread title for a second, I thought maybe someone got the idea to mount a Jeep Wrangler bar-speaker kit or something.
Forum: showroom 06-06-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 2,411,967
Posted By idrive_MD
First cliche responses: wrong section to post and...

First cliche responses: wrong section to post and search first for something this simple.

Second: The backspacing/wheel offset is too deep on stock fenders and you'll need to get bolt-pattern...
Forum: showroom 04-24-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 2,411,967
Posted By idrive_MD
it is inspiring and it has been my phone wallpaper

it is inspiring and it has been my phone wallpaper
Forum: showroom 04-15-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 90,505
Posted By idrive_MD
Really need to finish this project up and get'er...

Really need to finish this project up and get'er running again!

http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0602.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-10-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,296
Posted By idrive_MD
if i read it correctly, you are keeping the volvo...

if i read it correctly, you are keeping the volvo rail to mount to the alfa seat, some adjustment via spacers, new bolts, and holes trimmed/drimmeled to make fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 166,748
Posted By idrive_MD
crazy good stuff going in here per usual...keep...

crazy good stuff going in here per usual...keep it up, hopefully the J9 parts will be available when Im ready to tackle my own suspension because they look fantastic!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 142,330
Posted By idrive_MD
I was wondering if that was your car...good...

I was wondering if that was your car...good stuff! I just wish they had more photos of it in the coverage.
Forum: showroom 10-23-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 2,411,967
Posted By idrive_MD
from queensland via speedhunters: ...

from queensland via speedhunters:
http://cdn.speedhunters.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/12.jpg
Forum: showroom 09-20-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,792
Posted By idrive_MD
I like it...and I'm liking the quad ovals more...

I like it...and I'm liking the quad ovals more and more lately.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 140,002
Posted By idrive_MD
this is the tits!

this is the tits!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 78,516
Posted By idrive_MD
love this project, like everyone else, bumper...

love this project, like everyone else, bumper tucks will be replicated!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,491
Posted By idrive_MD
something amazing just happened in my...

something amazing just happened in my pants...LOTS of good stuff in here
Forum: website & board 07-03-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,223
Posted By idrive_MD
welcome from a non-active and barely...

welcome from a non-active and barely participating member...I'll change that one day hopefully, but my life schedule sucks. anyhow, see you around sometime maybe
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
slow progress: ...

slow progress:

http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0603.jpg
http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0604.jpg
Forum: showroom 06-22-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,780
Posted By idrive_MD
http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD...

http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0603.jpg
http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0604.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 79,423
Posted By idrive_MD
[QUOTE=carter;4114590] ...

[QUOTE=carter;4114590]
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i72/carter240/3f94638b.jpg

I like this, I was talking about this idea a few days ago with a friend...I'd like to do a black interior, so I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,004
Posted By idrive_MD
looks like you have a great platform to start...

looks like you have a great platform to start with and I am sure the roof rack you are looking to do will come out fairly well if you take your time as you said...good luck with it all!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
Thanks, I sure hope to make it into...

Thanks, I sure hope to make it into something...its funny the lack of love Volvos get around here...I get a lot of "You're doing this to a Volvo, wagon?"

The shop is basically a first come first...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,042
Posted By idrive_MD
good stuff, I'm going through a similar situation...

good stuff, I'm going through a similar situation too with my build "steady as she goes", but I am starting with the engine first, then brakes, then suspension and somewhere in between interior stuff...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 140,002
Posted By idrive_MD
the seats with the R is actually a nice...

the seats with the R is actually a nice touch...they should be extremely comfy and supportive...nice grab!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
Another weekend with more progress! I actually...

Another weekend with more progress! I actually only worked on it for a few hours on Sunday, but any amount of therapy is good therapy for me.

Anyhow, I got pretty nervous and apprehensive about...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
Finally going in a positive direction: ...

Finally going in a positive direction:

http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0582.jpg
http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0583.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
It may not look like it in the pics, but it is...

It may not look like it in the pics, but it is polished (and then swept by me) concrete and it was carefully placed and lifted again by me. I checked it after wards and there was no signs of damage....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
more: ...

more:

http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0569.jpg
http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0570.jpg...
Forum: showroom 05-07-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 2,411,967
Posted By idrive_MD
Thats pretty gnarly

Thats pretty gnarly
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
Painted parts progress: ...

Painted parts progress:

http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0542.jpg
http://i926.photobucket.com/albums/ad104/idrive_MD/my%20Volvo/IMAG0544.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
Here is the assortment of brackets and such I...

Here is the assortment of brackets and such I aimed to clean up myself before any attempts and yes I will be replacing all of the accessory bushings with IPD urethane inserts where possible:
...
Forum: showroom 04-17-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 125,385
Posted By idrive_MD
My dad one of those Aries K wagons...it did not...

My dad one of those Aries K wagons...it did not look that nice.
Forum: showroom 04-14-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 125,385
Posted By idrive_MD
Man that celica is getting love everywhere...the...

Man that celica is getting love everywhere...the CitroŽn C9:
http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2012/04/citroen-nemero-9-concept-628.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-14-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,218
Posted By idrive_MD
CRP USA showed me this a couple of years ago: ...

CRP USA showed me this a couple of years ago:

http://www.crptechnology.com/sito/en/earnhardt-childress-racing-engines-and-windform-lx-alternator-shroud.html?task=view
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
I have and while I hope my car comes off as...

I have and while I hope my car comes off as clean, I do not think it will be to that level. I'm one of those, never happy with how it looks kind of guys so I often never appreciate my own work.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
Thanks, will do! I dropped off the...

Thanks, will do!

I dropped off the brackets and some parts at the machine shop in the area that is known for low rates and great results, so hopefully I will be picking them up tonight or monday...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,451
Posted By idrive_MD
"Steady as she goes" 89' 245 build/rebuild

Well I have had my car for a good few months now, just driving it along and noting the "issues". I have actually only driven the car a few weeks personally as it spent quite some time at my parents...
Forum: showroom 04-10-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,780
Posted By idrive_MD
Well thanks for the tip, I will look into it more...

Well thanks for the tip, I will look into it more one day...for now I will focus on getting everything put back together and painted...wires can wait. Although I will probably take advantage of my...
Forum: showroom 04-09-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,780
Posted By idrive_MD
I like what you did with the wires...I was...

I like what you did with the wires...I was thinking of that this weekend while taking my engine out...still can't decide on a color setup though. I'm in the process of cleaning my brackets and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 104,860
Posted By idrive_MD
man, to have the time and the space to work on...

man, to have the time and the space to work on something combined with the fab skills to make it all work...lucky SOB!!!!! In all honesty though this looks like a great top notch build and I like...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 140,002
Posted By idrive_MD
wow this is impressive...I like really like the...

wow this is impressive...I like really like the whole approach and the mix of parts used to put it together.
Forum: showroom 03-30-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 67,352
Posted By idrive_MD
Interesting read, nice looking parts. i am sure...

Interesting read, nice looking parts. i am sure I will be refreshing this much later in the future as I start to play with my suspension, but thats much later down the road.

It was cool to see...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,471
Posted By idrive_MD
I saw you were in progress of the VX cam install...

I saw you were in progress of the VX cam install here (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=253424&highlight=b230f+cam), so how'd that go? Get put back together yet?
Forum: showroom 03-19-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,975
Posted By idrive_MD
sweet deal

sweet deal
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,214
Posted By idrive_MD
haha that was good. I'm spoiled and used to...

haha that was good. I'm spoiled and used to working on a lift, so my patience level is already deminished when I have to work on my back. Because I was working on the car at work I wasn't really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,214
Posted By idrive_MD
Starter removal (or lack thereof) rant

If you dont like rants or can appreciate someones need to blow off some steam, then don't bother reading any further.

It all started wednesay March 7th, drive to work without issue and then I go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By idrive_MD
Audi 1.8T 4cyl would probably be ideal and have...

Audi 1.8T 4cyl would probably be ideal and have lots of tunability and I am sure there is a RWD trans somewhere for it. The Miata 1.8 is nice, has a strong market as well and comes in an OEM RWD...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,302
Posted By idrive_MD
IF i were to look at a used modern GM performance...

IF i were to look at a used modern GM performance sedan I'd take a Malibu Maxx SS over the horrendous monte carlo. Otherwise, find a used first gen CTS-V.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,118
Posted By idrive_MD
Miata 1.8 4cyl cheaper than an Sr20 and maybe a...

Miata 1.8 4cyl cheaper than an Sr20 and maybe a little more tunabilty than a ka.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,118
Posted By idrive_MD
an electric blender....Ford aluminum modular from...

an electric blender....Ford aluminum modular from a Lincoln Mark VIII. Most of the ones in my junkyards are just sitting there surprisingly.
Forum: showroom 03-02-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,218
Posted By idrive_MD
Not to knock your work because I see you put a...

Not to knock your work because I see you put a good effort into it, but the look is just not working. I think if you anyone really wanted a proper HID setup in the Volvo, they'd be best of fitting...
Forum: showroom 03-01-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 2,411,967
Posted By idrive_MD
That to me is a perfect stance on a Volvo. Sure...

That to me is a perfect stance on a Volvo. Sure some of the slammed ones look great, but I'm a sucker for a max-filled wheel well and a usuable ground clearance.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-29-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,531
Posted By idrive_MD
co-part.com might be a great source for complete...

co-part.com might be a great source for complete cars for a transplant. I for one can understand the desire to go big-NA vs +T. Its hard to argue the ease of maintenance and reliability of a NA...
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