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Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By Stiggy Pop
A bit of a needle but Ferrari 308 Epsilon 3-pc...

A bit of a needle but Ferrari 308 Epsilon 3-pc check all the boxes: light weight, 5x108, don't require spacers, avalable in 16x8+
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I love pegs I have money I have a car that...

I love pegs
I have money
I have a car that really needs wheels
Ain't nobody paying $1250 for pegs, no matter how new they are
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 154,475
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The local guys really like Ben (he's about 45m...

The local guys really like Ben (he's about 45m from me). I haven't had occasion to use him yet, but might call him up to connect me with dyno tuning sometime.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 154,475
Posted By Stiggy Pop
As one does :D

As one does :D
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 154,475
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Wait I missed something, why are you building two...

Wait I missed something, why are you building two engines?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,938
Posted By Stiggy Pop
smeashed my totaled 945 went like this: ...

smeashed

my totaled 945 went like this:

insurance: we'll give you $1100
me: **** off
insurance: $1300
me: **** off
insurance: OK we're going to send out an independent appraisal
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,938
Posted By Stiggy Pop
where were you driving when you got hit?

where were you driving when you got hit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Stiggy Pop
also replacement clips are NLA as I recall, so...

also replacement clips are NLA as I recall, so might want to try the gentle method before breaking out the cutting tools. Usually you'll break half or so and save some good ones.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 189,221
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Shine Seal for your freshly polished lips. Iím...

Shine Seal for your freshly polished lips. Iím telling you, the stuff is amazing.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yoshi mounts work well but if the front of your...

Yoshi mounts work well but if the front of your car is low and you live on uneven roads they are far and away the lightning rods for SMACKs when you find the right(wrong) angle. I'd have to use an...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By Stiggy Pop
There's the dude out east of me in Mass who was...

There's the dude out east of me in Mass who was profiling cams, I offered up my spare BNIB RSI 3 for him to spec out and he never answered :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll stop derailing but a (friendly) older guy at...

I'll stop derailing but a (friendly) older guy at a local cruise night came up to me while the car was idling and said "didn'tcha know you could have put a 5.0 in that instead of putting a muffler on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By Stiggy Pop
RSI turbo 3 with a RSI head with 48/40 valves...

RSI turbo 3 with a RSI head with 48/40 valves (cost well more than a grand too) and it's a rippa. If your truck motor don't have a turbo on it I'll hurt your feelings!

the RSI turbo 2 was a little...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 36,940
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Seems like at my place no matter where it goes it...

Seems like at my place no matter where it goes it ends up with a bug stuck to it and some hair from the golden retriever :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 36,940
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:nod: I'll put small stuff in the convection...

:nod: I'll put small stuff in the convection toaster oven at 120* for a nice finish.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,488
Posted By Stiggy Pop
if you get parts cut all fancy like make extras...

if you get parts cut all fancy like make extras of that frame rail mount that picks up the crossmember bolts. I'd buy a set to make b230 mounts.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By Stiggy Pop
One of the best general/driveability changes I've...

One of the best general/driveability changes I've done over the years on my car. If you have to go out of your way or research a cable setup trash the idea and go hydraulic. There's no reason to work...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,262
Posted By Stiggy Pop
For the viggen I ordered through Maptun in the...

For the viggen I ordered through Maptun in the U.K. so it shipped quickly, although it was neat to ****. For the 9k it was back in ~2007 buying direct through email and I remember having to wait...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,262
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had JT on my 9000 aero and just put it on my...

I had JT on my 9000 aero and just put it on my Viggen. It's good value for the money.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,510
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the juice isn't worth the squeeze

the juice isn't worth the squeeze
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 214,764
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Every time I read these situations (and think...

Every time I read these situations (and think back on RSI) I always think how easy it would be to have a successful shop. You need one guy who's good at fab, design, whatever you're trying to do;...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 90,550
Posted By Stiggy Pop
interesting on the regulator. I've got the aero...

interesting on the regulator. I've got the aero and you've got me thinking about some oddities I've had and mostly tuned around..

I think I'm off to set myself up for fuel pressure logging.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Think I mentioned to you earlier in the year the...

Think I mentioned to you earlier in the year the next thing I want to play with is some sheetmetal and a brake to make ducting for the front of the car. I think my water temps creep up too quickly....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I saw a max around ~230 F after ten minutes of...

I saw a max around ~230 F after ten minutes of autocross (read: absolute flogging it in second gear). If I drive it hard on the street when it's 93 F ambient like it has been lately I'll touch 210 F...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 90,550
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no.mercy.

no.mercy.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 105,962
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah those are solid numbers

yeah those are solid numbers
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 90,550
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Coming together nicely! I'm with you on the...

Coming together nicely! I'm with you on the brakes, that's the next place I'm going to spend a little money.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 62,376
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Condolences, but on to the next! Little...

Condolences, but on to the next!

Little sideways slide? I think about this not infrequently in my project cars - all of the hours crushed and folded up. Always thought I'd rather wad the car up...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By Stiggy Pop
please be more specific

please be more specific
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,406
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I hope you're getting some frequent flyer points...

I hope you're getting some frequent flyer points with SEM :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,131
Posted By Stiggy Pop
RWD volvos are so long dead from east coast junk...

RWD volvos are so long dead from east coast junk yards you guys have no idea. Our yards are full of XC70s and S60s.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 105,962
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hard to read the screen in the video with the...

hard to read the screen in the video with the glare, is it around 390/320?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 107,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah I think that's what was suggested to me at...

yeah I think that's what was suggested to me at some point



Same, I don't really think the gearbox is noisy but I get the rattling through the shifter. I have a... Mcleod(?) short shifter and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 107,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
they also sell thicker shifter gaskets to help...

they also sell thicker shifter gaskets to help isolate rattles from that area. I've been meaning to try one.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 107,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Ehh don't let everyone sell you that line either....

Ehh don't let everyone sell you that line either. I may not be pushing the outer limits but my engine is about as done out as red blocks go and it's a consistently running reliable motor.

I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 107,465
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is all making me reminisce about how I got...

This is all making me reminisce about how I got my essentially brand new t5z - by acquiring a project someone was moving on from for many reasons, and one of his main straws was his exasperation...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 171,704
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I bought the 3m kit when I did the primer on my...

I bought the 3m kit when I did the primer on my truck conversion. It's really slick, and the PPS cups are super nice to work with.

I did the color in my 242 engine bay and underside of the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,131
Posted By Stiggy Pop
$1200 for a redblock pull out is absolutely...

$1200 for a redblock pull out is absolutely insane.
Forum: showroom 07-23-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,699
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so.many.cargo pockets.

so.many.cargo pockets.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 171,704
Posted By Stiggy Pop
3rd brake lights weren't mandatory until '86

3rd brake lights weren't mandatory until '86
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 90,550
Posted By Stiggy Pop
How much longer those commandos gonna be around?

How much longer those commandos gonna be around?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,531
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so, in other words, a 1979 242dl is the perfect...

so, in other words, a 1979 242dl is the perfect Volvo? I would tend to agree :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 171,704
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:rockon: keep it up!

:rockon: keep it up!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my experience has been that a light flywheel and...

my experience has been that a light flywheel and a cam go miles to change the character of these engines. Something around ~15lbs seems to be sweet.
Forum: showroom 07-16-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,699
Posted By Stiggy Pop
^ that is some gold right there

^ that is some gold right there
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Stiggy Pop
-6 in, -12 out

-6 in, -12 out
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Stiggy Pop
And I think I might actually have a 10.5"? Hard...

And I think I might actually have a 10.5"? Hard to remember.

I'm running 350/250 with the Konis as well and I'm satisfied.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my car had 8" rear springs originally and I'm...

my car had 8" rear springs originally and I'm running 10" now for just that reason.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By Stiggy Pop
this car is so well done and so ugly. It's just...

this car is so well done and so ugly. It's just too smoothed out
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 67,579
Posted By Stiggy Pop
did ya have to make the donuts to park in the...

did ya have to make the donuts to park in the center of or did they come pre-installed?
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