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Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By DurableSwedish
was it a detonation event that cracked it?

was it a detonation event that cracked it?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Drove the car legally on public streets to...

Drove the car legally on public streets to www.districtfab.com/ last monday to get the new 4" SS downpipe welded up and the new 4" intake tube and new intercooler pipe fabbed up. Hopefully done by...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,349
Posted By DurableSwedish
spend the money on a real turbocharger instead

spend the money on a real turbocharger instead
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,599
Posted By DurableSwedish
weren't some tb'ers just chopping the end of the...

weren't some tb'ers just chopping the end of the input shaft off with a cutting wheel a few years ago?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 24,108
Posted By DurableSwedish
I have this one: ...

I have this one:
http://www.radiumauto.com/Universal-Air-Oil-Separator-Return-AOS-R-P890.aspx
my understanding was that you don't want any excess crankcase pressure, it causes excess stress on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
lol, this was posted almost 10 years ago. RSI...

lol, this was posted almost 10 years ago. RSI went under before I could buy a built head from them, but all the porting and polishing and IPD turbo cam and double valve springs is probably good...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,686
Posted By DurableSwedish
just smear sil-glide all over that oring and...

just smear sil-glide all over that oring and it'll pop right in where it's suppose to be. silicon based lube versus petroleum that'll break it down over time.
Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,164
Posted By DurableSwedish
They sure like red interiors over there

They sure like red interiors over there
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,890
Posted By DurableSwedish
that teal is awesome. Are you going to repaint it...

that teal is awesome. Are you going to repaint it the original color?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
I just sent him a message. He said $200 for all...

I just sent him a message. He said $200 for all 4 corners, I would have paid that all day long. It was a pain in the ass doing it myself. I'm waiting on more details to see how much he can pull the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
baby steps! rolling around is more than used to...

baby steps! rolling around is more than used to do...
#1 get the turbo back from re-clocking and rewelding the wastegate bracket, polish and reinstall
#2 measure, mock up and measure new downpipe...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
i used a fender roller and a sledge hammer and...

i used a fender roller and a sledge hammer and metal hammer, it takes all day to do it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
yep, ipd lowering springs on the rear and the...

yep, ipd lowering springs on the rear and the 275's. raised the coilovers 1.5 inches in the front for the 245s. they were actually harder to fit that the rears. I've got adjustable torque rods to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
it looks like an old muscle car parked next to...

it looks like an old muscle car parked next to the S4 and C55. The giant sidewall and just giant tires in general lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
I got the wheels and new spacers installed on the...

I got the wheels and new spacers installed on the car and coilovers adjusted. had to raise the fronts 1.5" to clear the strut tubes. 40mm spacers on the front and 20mm on the rear. Nothing rubs,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
A couple months ago I bought a Holset he351cw...

A couple months ago I bought a Holset he351cw with the "small" 4.4 inch exhaust housing outlet. I just sent the turbo out this week to be reclocked and have the wastegate bracket adjusted so I can...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Oh yeah, I'm still doing things to this stupid...

Oh yeah, I'm still doing things to this stupid car.

Stock turbo was a T3 .42 /.48 a/r, that made 18psi before dying
"upgraded" to a rare-ish .52 /.48 that made the same and puked it's seals out...
Forum: showroom 03-27-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 125,623
Posted By DurableSwedish
wow, that's awesome. Does it have traction...

wow, that's awesome. Does it have traction finally?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By DurableSwedish
I just have a miata battery in the stock...

I just have a miata battery in the stock location. more CCA and weighs about 15lbs
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,422
Posted By DurableSwedish
how do you setup the drive by wire throttle...

how do you setup the drive by wire throttle position sensor on the OEM volvo throttle pedal?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,253
Posted By DurableSwedish
I wonder how much boost those will take with the...

I wonder how much boost those will take with the liners? Or is it more of a core shift that blows them up? It would be neat to sleeve my spare b21ft to be solid for like 600hp lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,609
Posted By DurableSwedish
that sounds like an interesting swap. I wonder...

that sounds like an interesting swap. I wonder where the adapter plate and trans mount were made at?
Forum: showroom 12-04-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,734
Posted By DurableSwedish
The tuner said they hated my TD04HL-22T turbo,...

The tuner said they hated my TD04HL-22T turbo, the hotside is too small (6cm) for the big cold side turbo, they thought that's what makes so much heat too. I'm saving up for a GTX3071R .82ar for the...
Forum: showroom 11-23-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,734
Posted By DurableSwedish
Where do you buy e85? Whats the sweet spot for...

Where do you buy e85? Whats the sweet spot for boost for your turbo?
Forum: showroom 11-23-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,734
Posted By DurableSwedish
I'm just using the stock 80s k-jet fuel pumps on...

I'm just using the stock 80s k-jet fuel pumps on mine, they said the 650 injectors in mine has plenty of breathing room. I'm at 23psi too, I wonder how your fancy performance one is out of flow at...
Forum: showroom 11-23-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,734
Posted By DurableSwedish
Weird, I wonder why mine made so much more...

Weird, I wonder why mine made so much more torque? like like double at 3k lol
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,138
Posted By DurableSwedish
I got a used genuine one from a wrecker for...

I got a used genuine one from a wrecker for $140...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Drove the car last night on the freeway to 100......

Drove the car last night on the freeway to 100... It melted #3 spark plug wire boot and wire this time, not #1 like it had been.

Someone suggested that my EGT is too high? It has a TD04HL-16T...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,107
Posted By DurableSwedish
I have just about all the stuff to swap to LH 2.2...

I have just about all the stuff to swap to LH 2.2 and oem intercool your car if you are interested. PM me if you want it. I pulled all the LH stuff off my car when I went to haltech.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 518,053
Posted By DurableSwedish
Just finished reading through this thread. I...

Just finished reading through this thread. I should have just given you a bunch of money to sort out my 240 instead of P.R.E lol
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
no worries, I think they look classier than the...

no worries, I think they look classier than the tuner enkei wheels I bought for the car back in 2005. clean is definitely a more popular look than the tuner look from 15 years ago lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Here are some rough side pictures of the wheels...

Here are some rough side pictures of the wheels and tires on the car. The centerbore of the Jag wheels are 1.7mm smaller than the centerbore of the volvo, so I need some lug centric on the Jag side...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
I got the wheels and tires for free and thought...

I got the wheels and tires for free and thought they would be fun to run on the car. Ill probably put the tires up for sale online somewhere then get a lower profile. It was just an idea. I already...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
the tires are conti sport contact 2, so good...

the tires are conti sport contact 2, so good tires. it should only weigh 2800lbs. I want the widest tires possible. This is not a budget build lol, like under $100k?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
I don't mind body work, been looking for a good...

I don't mind body work, been looking for a good shop that can pull the rear fenders or mini-tub it. I have all the trianglesunlimited.com rear adjustable stuff, so hopefully it'll adjust where it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Lol, that's the theme of the car! Keep wasting...

Lol, that's the theme of the car! Keep wasting money and revising it
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Yeah, sidewall is tall, but the brand new sport...

Yeah, sidewall is tall, but the brand new sport contact 2 tires were free :-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 52,965
Posted By DurableSwedish
can you still change the spark plugs with that...

can you still change the spark plugs with that header?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
driver's side is 27540R18, passsenger side is the...

driver's side is 27540R18, passsenger side is the 21545R17 just to show a comparison.
They are Jaguar F-type wheels! I'm still working on the car, little bit at a time. I added 3x original...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
The money shot. Literally. OMG so much money....

The money shot. Literally. OMG so much money. :omg::oops:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
passenger seats and seatbelts removed for more...

passenger seats and seatbelts removed for more weight reduction. I have a carbon bucket and new steering wheel picked out, just need to pay some other bills before dumping another $1500 on the car....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Doing measurements for more tire. 24545R18 in...

Doing measurements for more tire.
24545R18 in the front and 27540R18 in the rear!
fronts are going to be pretty tight, may need to get wider fenders. rears fit well. Need some 35mm spacers for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,730
Posted By DurableSwedish
I did it, k-jet threw a fit with the extra boost...

I did it, k-jet threw a fit with the extra boost and went full rich at anything over 13psi. it spooled faster than the dinosaur T3 that was on it, but k-jet had a hard time metering fuel and air.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By DurableSwedish
Is there fancy math or a calculation that helps...

Is there fancy math or a calculation that helps figure out what the rate should be?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By DurableSwedish
the b230f makes more power and torque than that...

the b230f makes more power and torque than that little toyota engine already.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,603
Posted By DurableSwedish
What about a TKO600? They seem like they will...

What about a TKO600? They seem like they will take the abuse, but don't like RPM past 6k...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,486
Posted By DurableSwedish
Do you have an idea what you'd charge for one-off...

Do you have an idea what you'd charge for one-off ones? like $1k?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Its already ceramic/swain coated and header...

Its already ceramic/swain coated and header wrapped. the wire doesn't melt if there is an air gap, but when it bumps the manifold it arcs almost immediately.
it has a TD04-16t converted to at 22T...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
Not yet, I need to detail it. They are finishing...

Not yet, I need to detail it. They are finishing up some cold start tuning so it runs easier when it's cold.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,778
Posted By DurableSwedish
P.r.e. Is all done with it this year. I'm broke...

P.r.e. Is all done with it this year. I'm broke now lol. Time to do more research on a 400hp+ transmission!
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