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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 539
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
man that hood is smoked eh?

man that hood is smoked eh?
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so it goes for the Yoshi mounts as well..

so it goes for the Yoshi mounts as well..
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Worst thread of the month

Worst thread of the month
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
on Friday I was at a brewery with the 242 and...

on Friday I was at a brewery with the 242 and watched a guy take pictures of it in the parking lot.

When I was in highschool I had a really nice 900 SPG and one time I was pumping gas and a guy...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yep, true. Also rare is the 5 door car! Man... I...

Yep, true. Also rare is the 5 door car! Man... I haven't driven a 900 in a looong time.

Whoops, now we're just SAABing up Tate's thread :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
actually I think it's from a C900 notchback,...

actually I think it's from a C900 notchback, which is a really rare car.

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/2e/e3/24/2ee324773981d0795298706dd252140e.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
1st gen 9000 spoiler I think? although I thought...

1st gen 9000 spoiler I think? although I thought they had more wrap on the corners.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I ran two years on 'red' RSI poly's and now two...

I ran two years on 'red' RSI poly's and now two years on Yoshi rubbers. The poly's were buzzier at idle. The Yoshi rubbers actually transmit more vibrations into the cabin during driving (they give...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah! Happy to hear this, and also glad you broke...

yeah! Happy to hear this, and also glad you broke the path on this one. Really excited for a lighter pedal now :)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Planning on setting my car up with an Aquamist...

Planning on setting my car up with an Aquamist system over the winter... spendy
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 125,857
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Killer garage space

Killer garage space
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 125,857
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Green cap is 150kpa

Green cap is 150kpa
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 120,642
Posted By Stiggy Pop
http://2hiwrx1aljcd3ryc7x1vkkah.wpengine.netdna-cd...

http://2hiwrx1aljcd3ryc7x1vkkah.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Exxon-Valdez-full-stern.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 120,642
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you're in luck because I've got one of the few...

you're in luck because I've got one of the few threads that actually still has pictures from a couple years back!

I'll forgive you for not having read my thread already :cameron:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 120,642
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thank you! Mid forties in the morning...

Thank you!


Mid forties in the morning this week, woo! It rips in this weather. The car is too fast for stock brakes... need to do something about that next year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I haven't gotten bothered to work out a catch can...

I haven't gotten bothered to work out a catch can setup, so I've been running a new OE breather box with a hose vented to atmosphere for like 2 years now. No issues at all, built motor with an HX35...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 120,642
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Jeeze, it's time for the "season wrap up post"...

Jeeze, it's time for the "season wrap up post" already?

Haven't had much to post on this car since the clutch went in, which is mostly because it just keeps running well, looking good, turning...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,118
Posted By Stiggy Pop
3" turbo back with a single small (I think it's...

3" turbo back with a single small (I think it's like 12"x6"x3") magnaflow.

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Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By Stiggy Pop
actual photo of Delo oil in a b230... probably ...

actual photo of Delo oil in a b230... probably

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/uefHwFPA_r0/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think you're assigning too much credit to the...

I think you're assigning too much credit to the 'detergent' properties of the oil. HDEO packages don't clean solids out of a block, they suspend carbon/suit/contaminants and lead to a cleaner engine...
Forum: showroom 10-07-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By Stiggy Pop
they had it easy then!

they had it easy then!
Forum: showroom 10-06-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Did any of those cars have split hatches from the...

Did any of those cars have split hatches from the factory? I'm curious how the gate pivots/latches
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 803
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the back is the easy part, you just have to make...

the back is the easy part, you just have to make a few holes for the trim clips. Everything is covered up once installed.

I cut something like 20lbs off each end of the car... well worth it.
Forum: showroom 10-05-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My Dad pointed it out to me but the 1/4 windows...

My Dad pointed it out to me but the 1/4 windows and rear cab window are pretty awkward, but the bed is really nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 49,045
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Any better pictures of the finish? Show off your...

Any better pictures of the finish? Show off your hard work!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-04-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Stiggy Pop
considering someone gifted him a $1,400 ECU I...

considering someone gifted him a $1,400 ECU I wouldn't expect it...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By Stiggy Pop
300mph

300mph
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 287,411
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Wheel wells came out really nice, great work

Wheel wells came out really nice, great work
Forum: website & board 09-28-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,193
Posted By Stiggy Pop
agreed. Getting 600whp out of a turbo v8...

agreed.

Getting 600whp out of a turbo v8 isn't all that impressive :zzz:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 111,771
Posted By Stiggy Pop
significant stick wads of butyl between the...

significant

stick wads of butyl between the crash bar and outer door skin, takes a lot of drum out of the doors.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,281
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:omg:

:omg:
Forum: events 09-24-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Stiggy Pop
It made it! Hope you caught it. We had three...

It made it! Hope you caught it. We had three generations of Mike K there in three cars, but too hot to stick around long!
Forum: events 09-23-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Stiggy Pop
We'll be stopping by

We'll be stopping by
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,306
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yeah, I know what you mean. I'm not really...

Yeah, I know what you mean. I'm not really expecting any trouble, it's got a closed cab and all of the original safety equipment.

Worse comes to worst; I work in CT and my house is on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Pedal effort unchanged since go on my car. It's...

Pedal effort unchanged since go on my car. It's still much lighter than my cable setup which was so heavy it used to make my lower back hurt in a half hour commute.

I'd watch the MC while someone...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Like I was saying last night the manners of my...

Like I was saying last night the manners of my clutch were pretty different after ~300 miles. It's still an "obviously not stock" clutch and if I get sloppy with the feet it can be quite harsh. But...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 139,542
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so I've heard. Just providing an anecdote that...

so I've heard. Just providing an anecdote that might support it being worth the effort.

I torqued to 90ft lbs.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 139,542
Posted By Stiggy Pop
That's not exclusively true. The shop that...

That's not exclusively true. The shop that o-ringed my block (which was done because the guy who paid for the machine work went all-in) says they still do it frequently for the big boost Subaru guys...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,306
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no, they have become a structural element to the...

no, they have become a structural element to the back of the car. The lights can never be replaced or it will go to pieces.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,306
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah, it's on the list*. Talked about some drains...

yeah, it's on the list*. Talked about some drains up front that run into the doors then out the weep holes.

* the "things we'll have to address at some point" list.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,306
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks guys. Did the end of the other bed...

Thanks guys.

Did the end of the other bed rail, and also made a piece for the side of the top of the tailgate.

https://i.imgur.com/mF8eg32.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/esav2i7.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,306
Posted By Stiggy Pop
had never heard of that. I do have plenty of...

had never heard of that. I do have plenty of glass to work with.

The second pillar went as well as the first.

https://i.imgur.com/ZYB6691.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/VyUyTvj.jpg

We also used...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I bought 10mm H&R's off eBay a few weeks ago...

I bought 10mm H&R's off eBay a few weeks ago :e-shrug:

edit: I just searched eBay for "H&R 20 5x108" and the third result is hub centric, 65mm bore for $110 shipped...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Hydro bearing is bunk time to ls swap it herp a...

Hydro bearing is bunk time to ls swap it herp a derp a durrrrrrrrrrrrr - turbobricks
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Stiggy Pop
there is also the "I don't feel like dicking...

there is also the "I don't feel like dicking around with this" option:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Pretty sure the 260 is .75" bore and 1" stroke?...

Pretty sure the 260 is .75" bore and 1" stroke? Pretty similar.

Can't see pics at work, not to insult you but the bearing is positioned with the bleed line on top right? Just can't think of a good...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'm about 1,200 miles on a .70" master and the...

I'm about 1,200 miles on a .70" master and the same Tilton bearing without a problem. I've got the .63" on the shelf as I thought I'd try to get more pedal throw, but haven't tried it. If the bearing...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 31,939
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The hydro swap definitely got a little more...

The hydro swap definitely got a little more involved for you, but it's worthwhile. Hopefully it all works out smoothly, mines been trouble free.

Powder coat is always a nice finishing touch
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,306
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Going to have to use lexan or acrylic to make the...

Going to have to use lexan or acrylic to make the curve
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,306
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that'd be cool. Not that fancy! We had a...

that'd be cool. Not that fancy!

We had a couple hours today so we took a shot at using the outer section of the d-pillar from the parts car to blend the cab and bed rail together. It just took...
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