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Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 996
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it's your punishment for trying to do good by the...

it's your punishment for trying to do good by the car :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I have this issue as well, it really started once...

I have this issue as well, it really started once I started turning ~7k rpm. An underdrive crank pulley helped a fair amount, I now get weeping instead of spraying. I had not considered a cooler, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I was at a cruise night the other week and...

I was at a cruise night the other week and watched a guy in a glass t-bucket come in with a rear tire wobbling the back of the car around like that. I got a good laugh out of it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stiggy Pop
they make them in NINETEENS?! I bet those weigh...

they make them in NINETEENS?! I bet those weigh even more than the 22x9's on my XC60 :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stiggy Pop
pegs only look terrible on 240s. They fit a 945...

pegs only look terrible on 240s. They fit a 945 pretty well!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stiggy Pop
However old they are those things deserve a...

However old they are those things deserve a medal! I put them on in early 2013 and I think I paid like $100 for the set from the recycling yard! They were nice and quiet to drive on, too.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 228,248
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I was soaking in the pictures, thinking of that...

I was soaking in the pictures, thinking of that exciting first start and drive... then looked down and saw the date of 11-July on my monitor.

You're supposed to put the engine in the car BEFORE...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no issues, I reused the long run of hose I had...

no issues, I reused the long run of hose I had from a spare wagon. I've got it running inside the car along the inside of the rocker basically, underneath the carpet.

I think there's a pic in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stiggy Pop
them there tarrs are getting fairly old now, and...

them there tarrs are getting fairly old now, and they came from the local recycler when I put 'em on the pegs. I'd bet it's a tire thing, not a wheel thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've got my washer fluid bottle in the passenger...

I've got my washer fluid bottle in the passenger side rear butt cheek.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hey I think I recognize this beige beauty from...

hey I think I recognize this beige beauty from the Gram! Looks like a nice clean shell, good start.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 256,611
Posted By Stiggy Pop
took the words right out of my mouth :lol:

took the words right out of my mouth :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks for the tip, this is not really something...

Thanks for the tip, this is not really something I want to do twice. I actually have a set of Ben's spherical bushings in hand but now looking at modifying the trailing arm and putting a spherical...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By Stiggy Pop
anyone know if the OE 240 rear trailing arm...

anyone know if the OE 240 rear trailing arm bushings are still good, or is it $42 for a re-boxed URO part?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,823
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Certainly verify the cam timing; but...

Certainly verify the cam timing; but conversationally, I am not at all surprised that a GT35 based setup doesn't start to party until 3800rpm.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Stiggy Pop
in your opinion does this apply to everything or...

in your opinion does this apply to everything or are you picturing an autocross course? I did not prefer my car with no bar and more spring on the roads out here, but I can understand why you guys...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,791
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks, Alex. I'm interested to watch how you put...

Thanks, Alex. I'm interested to watch how you put it all together.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,791
Posted By Stiggy Pop
may I be slightly impolite and ask how much it...

may I be slightly impolite and ask how much it cost all said and done? Approx numbers fine of course just trying to get a sense of the investment required.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By Stiggy Pop
affirmative

affirmative
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I put eBay ecodes in my 940 truck, one side is a...

I put eBay ecodes in my 940 truck, one side is a DJ Auto the other is from... Taiwan? The DJ is a bit better quality but it was a random NOS score.

For bulbs I made a relay harness up in the front...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,528
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I can see them

I can see them
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,791
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Well... dang.

Well... dang.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 228,248
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yeahh I feel you on the screaming hot aluminum...

Yeahh I feel you on the screaming hot aluminum cap...

Didn't realize it was plastic! That makes it a different proposal
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,160
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the oil pressure sender for a b230 is m14x1.5...

the oil pressure sender for a b230 is m14x1.5 metric straight.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 130,767
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:cheers: summertime is for fun and driving!...

:cheers: summertime is for fun and driving! plenty of other months to get buried in projects.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 228,248
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Needs fancy oil fill cap. Could almost see...

Needs fancy oil fill cap. Could almost see polishing up the Volvo on the plug valley cover for a teeny bit of pop?

< regrets not stitch welding his car
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By Stiggy Pop
efr's are expensive, when I was shopping the...

efr's are expensive, when I was shopping the deals didn't go below ~$1700. GTX's are about the same.

http://www.turbos.bwauto.com/aftermarket/matchbot.aspx
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hmm think I'm gonna try 190F on point with 5 of...

hmm think I'm gonna try 190F on point with 5 of hysteresis for the drive home and see if I think it's cycling too much. Summer finally hit here, 88 ambient and 60% humidity... shouldn't have any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stiggy Pop
sigh... I feel like I'm doomed. :lol:

sigh... I feel like I'm doomed. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Stiggy Pop
E-Fan trigger points/hysteresis

Just wanted to open a brief convo for best practices on e-fan trigger points relative to thermostat opening temperature, and fan temp hysteresis.

I'm currently running a 82C (~180F) thermostat....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stiggy Pop
wonder what caused it to breach

wonder what caused it to breach
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 228,248
Posted By Stiggy Pop
stealthy

stealthy
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,711
Posted By Stiggy Pop
maybe it just looks good in the pics but that...

maybe it just looks good in the pics but that blue car looked like a clean one! Great parts car, shame it caught a tree.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Have to ask the question, don't take it...

Have to ask the question, don't take it personally - is the result of this installation steering that is as lifeless, numb, disconnected and overly light as any of these cars mentioned above: "cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Stiggy Pop
1/8” npt

1/8” npt
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I don't have much to offer on clutch with an m90...

I don't have much to offer on clutch with an m90 box (can m90's really take that kind of power?), but when I was buying my clutch I did talk a bit with TTV. One of their billet flywheels and a Sachs...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Stiggy Pop
well, you’re wrong

well, you’re wrong
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,460
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I am also running no idle valve currently, and...

I am also running no idle valve currently, and run an idle speed right around 1k rpm. I get AFR swings and some bouncing if the idle is on the lean side, it really wants to idle around 13.8:1 to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you've got it. With a head that can flow and a...

you've got it. With a head that can flow and a decent cam the stock intake can't keep up at higher rpm.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If those are real goals yes, you'll want a...

If those are real goals yes, you'll want a plenum. I've back-to-backed a stock b230 intake and a plenum and the difference above 4500rpm is significant. This was with a high flowing 530 head (48/40...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the valves not dropping out the guides isn't that...

the valves not dropping out the guides isn't that uncommon. Kiss them with a dremel until they clear.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 206,308
Posted By Stiggy Pop
one of many treats! If nothing else I'm learning....

one of many treats! If nothing else I'm learning. Yes tube is .065" 304 stainless.




that is of some comfort, thanks :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 228,248
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is going to be great

This is going to be great
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 206,308
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks, I kinda wish I did a better job showing...

Thanks, I kinda wish I did a better job showing the car in original form in the first posts here but I've got the pics still. Not many people see the underside of the car, so I'm happy to show it off...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stiggy Pop
would appreciate if you can get a pic and post it...

would appreciate if you can get a pic and post it up, I have an RSI head and curious. Any reason to believe it had any particular cause?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 164,487
Posted By Stiggy Pop
he's a good pilot

he's a good pilot
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 256,611
Posted By Stiggy Pop
sweet!

sweet!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 206,308
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I went through some old pictures of the car from...

I went through some old pictures of the car from when I first pulled it out of the barn and did some before and after comparison for Instagram, figured I'd post it here too.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 206,308
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thanks! I do have a soft spot for the 8valve, it...

thanks! I do have a soft spot for the 8valve, it definitely sounds good :nod:



don't worry I judge myself plenty haha.

Really appreciate the feedback, glad you guys are digging it. Trust me...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 206,308
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This was my big splurge, I bought a Borg Warner...

This was my big splurge, I bought a Borg Warner efr 7670. I plan on keeping the external wastegate so got the divided t4 flange, there is no ewg t3 housing option (that I could find anywhere).
...
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