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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:00 PM
Replies: 642
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
happy to report that the car has been running...

happy to report that the car has been running great all summer. Besides a little oil leak at the valve cover and the cam seal it hasn't missed a beat. I ran around at ~18psi for a while, now running...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 146,577
Posted By Stiggy Pop
well... that looks fun!

well... that looks fun!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 196,180
Posted By Stiggy Pop
how'd the garage shape up?

how'd the garage shape up?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,006
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Not saying they don't work, but when you really...

Not saying they don't work, but when you really need to cut a rotary will usually do the job faster, cut deeper, and push more polish into the paint. I've certainly found it to be the case when I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,006
Posted By Stiggy Pop
for cutting through all that oxidation and junk a...

for cutting through all that oxidation and junk a traditional rotary machine would probably be a preferable choice over a random/DA
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I can certainly appreciate that. I had a custom...

I can certainly appreciate that. I had a custom valvetrain made with Ferrea this year and agonized the measurements to death. The guys were super helpful though, I never could have gotten it done...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 277,195
Posted By Stiggy Pop
always exciting! I like to write the date of big...

always exciting! I like to write the date of big milestones like that on the garage wall.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By Stiggy Pop
mmhmm. Amazing what can get done when you run the...

mmhmm. Amazing what can get done when you run the phone. It's all basics to these guys.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,413
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I really need to stop spending money, and it...

I really need to stop spending money, and it probably wouldn't even go into the car until winter overhaul season, but don't want to miss out. Still interested if you want to shoot me an email when...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 367,404
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Do you do all of that driving for work in the...

Do you do all of that driving for work in the 240?

If you really want to try something dangerous get on one of the electric longboards. I skated all coming up as a kid, did quite a bit of...
Forum: showroom 08-09-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By Stiggy Pop
tap fit with a little epoxy and I bet you'd be...

tap fit with a little epoxy and I bet you'd be all set.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,006
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I can't rant and rave enough about the gear...

I can't rant and rave enough about the gear ratios/spacing in my car relative to the power curves, I really don't think it could be any better. We also probably have fairly similar roads (I'm in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,006
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I don't think that's going to be the case with a...

I don't think that's going to be the case with a .79 fifth ratio.

I'm running a 3.91 rear, .80 fifth (t5z with a 'sebring' gear set), 24" rear tire and gear spacing 1-5 is perfect for staying on...
Forum: showroom 08-07-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had an m45 shift knob on my Hurst t5 shift...

I had an m45 shift knob on my Hurst t5 shift lever for a while, couple years even. I jammed it on and turned it until it was tight. Shift knob is soft, shift lever threads are coarse. Held until I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By Stiggy Pop
in fairness the lines probably leaked because you...

in fairness the lines probably leaked because you cheaped out and bought eBay junk, not because they were 'AN type'. Braiding is not really a thermal layer either.

Have used a mix of Aeroquip...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 243,219
Posted By Stiggy Pop
keep up the hard work and soon you'll be a "Sport...

keep up the hard work and soon you'll be a "Sport Full-Time Associate"

Never seen that little 'clothing tag' emblem before. Adhesive? Does it lip over the tail light when the trunk is closed (got...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 277,195
Posted By Stiggy Pop
right now I just have some stacked on a shelf but...

right now I just have some stacked on a shelf but ideally I'll have a nice box someday with room to drop them in. The partition walls go up to the lid though so it's fully segregated, you can shake...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-06-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,241
Posted By Stiggy Pop
umm, how dare you? My VE table is a beautiful...

umm, how dare you? My VE table is a beautiful unique snowflake.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 277,195
Posted By Stiggy Pop
fishing tackle box trays with configurable...

fishing tackle box trays with configurable partitions. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,090
Posted By Stiggy Pop
HX35 with the 12cm housing on my car was not all...

HX35 with the 12cm housing on my car was not all in (2bar) until 3800rpm. Twin scroll tube header, plenum intake manifold, heavy port work head with 48/40 valves, decent cam, etc. Don't see an HX35...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,241
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah we went down that road together, thanks...

yeah we went down that road together, thanks again for the brainstorming. I am running semi-sequential now and have it knocked down. There's a spike in the table still but it runs out smooth.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think Tate just went to ID1600's for e85, not...

I think Tate just went to ID1600's for e85, not too many redblocks on here getting pushed harder than his.

ID's seem to be the gold standard. I actually sent my ID1k's back to them for a check...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,241
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I dont really agree with this. I really like...

I dont really agree with this. I really like auto tune but I always have to smooth out and tweak its results. I have a really weird VE spike around 3k rpm, it took me a long time to tune it out on...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,241
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've run ID1000's in both batch and...

I've run ID1000's in both batch and 'semi-sequential' pairs, idle quality in either configuration was good, actually better than several of the stock cars I've had come through the yard. The big cam...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,648
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Im just not a sticker guy! The trunk lid would...

Im just not a sticker guy! The trunk lid would be better than the front fenders at least.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 54,092
Posted By Stiggy Pop
anywhere you can make an improvement in an area...

anywhere you can make an improvement in an area where the driver directly interacts with the car it's sure to pay off in spades.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 243,219
Posted By Stiggy Pop
glad it's working out

glad it's working out
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,648
Posted By Stiggy Pop
please do not put moose stickers on it :lol:

please do not put moose stickers on it :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,303
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yeah I put Conti’s on those 22s mentioned above...

Yeah I put Conti’s on those 22s mentioned above and super happy with them.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 114,755
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I’m interested to hear some more colored feedback...

I’m interested to hear some more colored feedback after you’ve driven it a bit. I’ve not yet driven a car with any level of electric assist that had satisfactory steering feel. I haven’t driven a new...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 171,814
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you take good photos

you take good photos
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 115,915
Posted By Stiggy Pop
gonna try to get it out on Lime Rock before the...

gonna try to get it out on Lime Rock before the year is out!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 243,219
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://media1.giphy.com/media/zdjwYiRP3S06I/giphy...

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Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,247
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is an odd statement. Are you thinking of...

This is an odd statement. Are you thinking of cute little boats towed over flat British roads by charming estate cars? Our 21' Sea Ray is ~4k lbs dry, not including the trailer. A Volvo literally...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 115,915
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My buddy said he said hi to you at Palmer today....

My buddy said he said hi to you at Palmer today. Blonde guy in the grey M2 comp.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,648
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: 799
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: 19
Views: 1,303
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: 19
Views: 1,303
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: 19
Views: 1,303
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: 19
Views: 1,303
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: 745
Views: 243,219
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: 78
Views: 4,175
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: 19
Views: 1,303
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: 78
Views: 4,175
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: 78
Views: 4,175
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: 1,422
Views: 277,195
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: 1,133
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: 1,133
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: 4,984
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.
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