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Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By soclosenotnear
Lol.

Lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By soclosenotnear
I pulled radiator and condenser (and intercooler)...

I pulled radiator and condenser (and intercooler) and it went in fine. That opened a nice clear pathway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yup, get the car high and enlist a helping hand....

Yup, get the car high and enlist a helping hand. Easy enough with them assembled together.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By soclosenotnear
Probably about right for the boost gauge. You'll...

Probably about right for the boost gauge. You'll see when you get a calivrated boost gauge; they usually make 5-7psi stock.

Google "stage zero site:turbobricks.com" or similar for anything you're...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 364,591
Posted By soclosenotnear
About the same. You definitely learn the value of...

About the same. You definitely learn the value of a "pre-workout stretch".
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By soclosenotnear
Should be everywhere if you post in wanted...

Should be everywhere if you post in wanted section. I threw away a center inlet/outlet stock intercooler yesterday.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By soclosenotnear
An '89 n/a car is lh2.4, yes?

An '89 n/a car is lh2.4, yes?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By soclosenotnear
Use Google to search the forum. Type "b230ft swap...

Use Google to search the forum. Type "b230ft swap site:turbobricks.com" and you'll get good results.

Swap is very straight forward as far as swaps go. Its mostly plug and play aside from swapping...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,299
Posted By soclosenotnear
You will have many more smiles with three pedals....

You will have many more smiles with three pedals. It really makes the 7/9 series enjoyable to drive.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 70,217
Posted By soclosenotnear
I can't even comprehend what that would be like....

I can't even comprehend what that would be like. Glad to see this back to being one of the fastest cars on here.
Forum: events 05-26-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,174
Posted By soclosenotnear
Works if you have Facebook I guess...

Works if you have Facebook I guess...
Forum: article composition 05-15-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 237,268
Posted By soclosenotnear
This is interesting. I don't think you've...

This is interesting. I don't think you've mentioned that shortly before this your heater core failed. I know you checked igniter but maybe moisture affected your ezk/wasted spark board. We should...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By soclosenotnear
Was gonna say the same thing. A nice...

Was gonna say the same thing.

A nice flywheel and clutch and some bushings, and the m47 might be good. I don't mind mine with a 16t.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,043
Posted By soclosenotnear
Adapters.

Adapters.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By soclosenotnear
I push my little 16t to 20 psi with a similar...

I push my little 16t to 20 psi with a similar setup on lh. S60r injectors/3" amm.

Why not open up your exhaust manifold? What exhaust housing on your 16t?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By soclosenotnear
Interesting. I've seen this discussed over the...

Interesting. I've seen this discussed over the years, but nobody has ever mentioned something like this. I think I need to try and do the same.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,932
Posted By soclosenotnear
Wheels look great. Is it easy to find an egg...

Wheels look great. Is it easy to find an egg crate grill over there? That would make it look even better, imo.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,365
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great looking start for a sortaproject. I dig it.

Great looking start for a sortaproject. I dig it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,083
Posted By soclosenotnear
Nice progress.

Nice progress.
Forum: website & board 04-18-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By soclosenotnear
Welcome. 1992 is a good model year and mileage...

Welcome. 1992 is a good model year and mileage isn't much of an issue if it was maintained. And yes, you can do nearly anything with a basic hand tool set.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By soclosenotnear
Does 6 and 7 cm refer to the part of the hotside...

Does 6 and 7 cm refer to the part of the hotside that meets the exhaust? So, if one were grinded out to 3", it wouldn't matter what it started life as?
Forum: showroom 04-15-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By soclosenotnear
That'll be a new lease on life. Good luck.

That'll be a new lease on life. Good luck.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 188,006
Posted By soclosenotnear
Awesome kid help pictures. That's what it's all...

Awesome kid help pictures. That's what it's all about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thank you both

Thank you both
Forum: article composition 04-14-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 88,969
Posted By soclosenotnear
I was able to reuse all my 13c lines and hardware.

I was able to reuse all my 13c lines and hardware.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By soclosenotnear
So, that plug sees radiator coolant and not trans...

So, that plug sees radiator coolant and not trans cooler fluid? I don't need it to do anything but stay in it's place. The "plug" is literally a plastic plug. I didn't notice the hole being threaded....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By soclosenotnear
Quick radiator question

In a pinch, I've thrown a n/a 940 radiator into my '95 944 turbo. I'll find out if it cools well enough if I can get the car driving. It doesn't do any traffic or anything.

My question is besides...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,885
Posted By soclosenotnear
I'm really going to try and make something...

I'm really going to try and make something happen, even if it's just courtesy points for playing. I've got a good hour + ride to the closest quarter mile track, so there's that. My m47 is bound to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By soclosenotnear
I see you talk about this car all the time and...

I see you talk about this car all the time and was always curious how much you really removed as far as weight. That's some insight. Was that an m46 car? Any thread on it? I realize it's easy and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 156,996
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yup, been waiting patiently

Yup, been waiting patiently
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,083
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good advice. My brother and I weren't that far...

Good advice. My brother and I weren't that far from doing the same thing. Don't feel bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,715
Posted By soclosenotnear
B204ft/gt head? I think you're right anyways,...

B204ft/gt head? I think you're right anyways, using a b21 head gasket.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By soclosenotnear
That's nice.

That's nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great color.

Great color.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 274,553
Posted By soclosenotnear
Quite an update. Good work.

Quite an update. Good work.
Forum: article composition 03-31-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 237,268
Posted By soclosenotnear
Work backwards. If you have to open up your ezk...

Work backwards. If you have to open up your ezk box and check wiring/solders, so be it. I went in and redid a couple solders on mine after it wasn't running strongly.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 177,281
Posted By soclosenotnear
That "shipping crate" is a work of art.

That "shipping crate" is a work of art.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By soclosenotnear
Or just drive the '95 if you want the couple...

Or just drive the '95 if you want the couple different features it has over your '92?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,774
Posted By soclosenotnear
Drop torque converter into the transmission...

Drop torque converter into the transmission first, at the right depth. Then, slide them back in together, then bolt down torque converter.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 364,591
Posted By soclosenotnear
In my experience, let her learn with anyone other...

In my experience, let her learn with anyone other than yourself. I'm calm, cool and collected but she hated stalling out my cars with me next to her. M46/47 are relatively easy to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By soclosenotnear
This. Lh2.4 flywheels can be bought off the shelf...

This. Lh2.4 flywheels can be bought off the shelf or in wanted section. The parts car will have everything else.
Forum: article composition 02-12-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 237,268
Posted By soclosenotnear
Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.

Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,642
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The...

Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The stock coil will no longer be necessary so anything that was plugged into it (2 wires) can be left in place. Same thing with the factory igniter, anything...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 144,446
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exclamation Seconded

Seconded
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By soclosenotnear
I felt the same way until I actually adjusted...

I felt the same way until I actually adjusted mine. Had it sitting at 2.5* advanced since I bought the gear many years ago. I finally advanced it a bit more and enjoyed the difference. But really,...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,941
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered...

Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered putting that car up for sale.
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 70,270
Posted By soclosenotnear
Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the...

Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the motivation they provide. I always know I'll see progress when I click your thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By soclosenotnear
Been there and done that; my old lady had our...

Been there and done that; my old lady had our newborn in the car, but this is best ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,642
Posted By soclosenotnear
I pulled power and ground from factory igniter...

I pulled power and ground from factory igniter wiring, so I could mount it on factory heat sink.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,642
Posted By soclosenotnear
Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as...

Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as little as you want, only after your setup is running.
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