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Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By HiSPL
Nifty P1 AWD Hack

This is the first I'm hearing of this, so if it's repasta tough titty....


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Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,338
Posted By HiSPL
I doubt the Volvo 5 cylinder would fit easily....

I doubt the Volvo 5 cylinder would fit easily. The I4 thats in the car takes up most of the room already. Plus the Porsche 2.5 I4 is practically laying sideways in the bay.

That engine bay fits 4...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By HiSPL
140 engine bay same size as 240?

Found a cheap 145 close to me. Wondering if my b6304 with a T5 would fit as easy as it does in a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By HiSPL
Needs at least 120 gigs of HD. I have an old...

Needs at least 120 gigs of HD. I have an old laptop that I attempted to install it on, but that one only had 80g drive and it stopped installation.

Vida doesn't take that much room, but it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By HiSPL
I rarely use WD-40 on anything. I prefer white...

I rarely use WD-40 on anything. I prefer white lithium grease, or silicone spray if I want something thinner.

WD-40 is a W-ater D-isplacement fluid. Good for soaking metal in for rust prevention,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By HiSPL
Uh, nah man. I'm cool.... I'd go for a...

Uh, nah man. I'm cool....


I'd go for a Honda K24. 200ish hrsprs stock, capable of an easy 250-300 in a streetable tune NA. Stupid power is available when turdblo'd. Plus it's all aluminum.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By HiSPL
All 4 of the 960 control arms I've touched have...

All 4 of the 960 control arms I've touched have been steel.

I probably would have used aluminum if I could, but whatever. The steel isn't that heavy anyways and those floppy excuses for bushings...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By HiSPL
Because distortion, heat, and power draw go...

Because distortion, heat, and power draw go through the roof. It can be done, but to have an amp supporting a 1 ohm load takes a lot more work on the supply side. There are no free lunches. Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By HiSPL
What if I told you that you can get almost any...

What if I told you that you can get almost any speaker in almost any ohm load?

There are plenty of dvc subs out there with dual 8 ohm voice coils. Parralel those bad boys and guess what you have?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By HiSPL
Speakers are speakers. “Car” speakers don’t...

Speakers are speakers. “Car” speakers don’t follow any different laws of physics than home or pro speakers. They just have specs that lend themselves to be used in cars where the primary thing is to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By HiSPL
What you want is “infinite baffle” speakers. Or...

What you want is “infinite baffle” speakers. Or IB. They have a QTS of around .7 and won’t need a cabinet to sound good -ish. I doubt you’ll find a lot of car subs with a higher Q like this, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By HiSPL
I have these on my 960 and they've actually been...

I have these on my 960 and they've actually been great. I bought them from a closed down tire shop. Whole set for a hundo.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,995
Posted By HiSPL
Just in case someone wants to follow your...

Just in case someone wants to follow your footsteps. Here's a 99 Cobra with no title for cheap in Central Texas. Gut the driveline and sell the body parts and it would be real cheap or maybe free.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By HiSPL
There's 2 "clunks" when you seat the torque...

There's 2 "clunks" when you seat the torque converter. Push in and twist "clunk" push in and twist some more "clunk". Then it's seated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By HiSPL
https://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-dsp-408...

https://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-dsp-408-4x8-dsp-digital-signal-processor-for-home-and-car-audio--230-500

Use this thing to drive your system. It has an optional bluetooth thingy. You...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By HiSPL
Ok then..... Continue.

Ok then..... Continue.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By HiSPL
7 posts in and I still don't know what a bonjovi...

7 posts in and I still don't know what a bonjovi is. This could be a 7/9 and I might need eye bleach.




I just want to be prepared.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,730
Posted By HiSPL
What IRS are you using? Need pics of rear...

What IRS are you using?

Need pics of rear end.....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,777
Posted By HiSPL
FArk! I just noticed this was from 2 years...

FArk! I just noticed this was from 2 years ago......
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By HiSPL
What Rimpz deez is?

Saw this is in the ophan thread. I like these wheels....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,777
Posted By HiSPL
I'm interested in this. sending PM.

I'm interested in this. sending PM.
Forum: showroom 06-17-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By HiSPL
Your car is cool and Imma Letchu Finish, but this...

Your car is cool and Imma Letchu Finish, but this is the greatest racecar ever built...

http://www.roadkill.com/race-bmw-race-family-truckster/
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,602
Posted By HiSPL
I use it in my whiteblock :e-shrug:

I use it in my whiteblock :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By HiSPL
Yes! Hence the reason I’m not going in there...

Yes! Hence the reason I’m not going in there again to fix it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By HiSPL
Its part of the fuel pump assembly, right? ...

Its part of the fuel pump assembly, right?

Mine has been bad ever since I replaced the fuel pump. The float probably is bound up in there. I think thats what is wrong with mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By HiSPL
Damn. 240's haven't been under 1500 here in Texas...

Damn. 240's haven't been under 1500 here in Texas for a decade. You seriously scored, and then hit the lotto again by not having any flood damage to it. Congrats.


Return it to stock and just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,765
Posted By HiSPL
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/56610968/h...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/56610968/how-hard-can-it-be.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By HiSPL
It's ok to take the belt on and off. You have to...

It's ok to take the belt on and off. You have to in order to fix a number of things around there. You don't normally buy a new belt every time something gets fixed....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By HiSPL
My heater valve rotted away recently and I just...

My heater valve rotted away recently and I just got around to fixing it. I basically just bypassed it and fill it up with coolant, then went to a meeting. I was in a rush and didn't burp the system...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By HiSPL
Keep the timing belt good, and the cooling system...

Keep the timing belt good, and the cooling system healthy. Those 2 things in particular are what keep it going. Other than that I rev the nuts off mine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,391
Posted By HiSPL
There will be another couple of relays that fit....

There will be another couple of relays that fit. Thats how I figured it out.

I also left the key on “run” which should kick the relay on and plugged it in and out of the socket. The bad one would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,391
Posted By HiSPL
Just as a precaution, swap your "fuel system...

Just as a precaution, swap your "fuel system relay" with another one and test again. I had a 960 that would give me similar problems (no fault codes though) that ended up being the fuel relay. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,134
Posted By HiSPL
I mean...... It might be worth just pumping it...

I mean...... It might be worth just pumping it all out and replacing the fluid. That stuff is toast.


Also, I really dig the teletubbies sticker.. I don't know why.......
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,335
Posted By HiSPL
Thanks for keeping the dream alive.....

Thanks for keeping the dream alive.....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,129
Posted By HiSPL
I'd stay away if it's your first go with a...

I'd stay away if it's your first go with a project car. The 960 is a bit of an orphan. Volvo's first modular aluminum block in a straight 6. It can be a nice motor and mmake really good power with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,851
Posted By HiSPL
Where is that gif that says "do it" over and...

Where is that gif that says "do it" over and over?

We need that here.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By HiSPL
Find an air shock that fits?

Find an air shock that fits?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By HiSPL
Vtec Yo

Vtec Yo
Forum: website & board 01-22-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By HiSPL
Have you tried hacking time?

Have you tried hacking time?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By HiSPL
Wire tuck is what you are looking for.

Wire tuck is what you are looking for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
Posted By HiSPL
Ok. Mine cranks all day long. Just won't fire.

Ok. Mine cranks all day long. Just won't fire.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
Posted By HiSPL
Wait, is failure to start a possible PNP issue?...

Wait, is failure to start a possible PNP issue? Cuz mine's not starting right now......


I was driving it to work and it went into solid limp mode. Wouldn't rev past 2000 rpm and just had no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
Posted By HiSPL
You might think about buying a new starter and...

You might think about buying a new starter and putting that on while you're in there. It's a royal pain to get to when everything is in the car. Putting a new starter in means you may not have to do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
Posted By HiSPL
No it won't. The first OBD2 cars didn't have a...

No it won't. The first OBD2 cars didn't have a ton of info on the bus. A volvo specific reader is required and I'm not talking about Vida.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By HiSPL
It's a sealed unit, good for the life of the car....

It's a sealed unit, good for the life of the car.

To make it last longer, redline the motor as soon as you start it in the morning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,210
Posted By HiSPL
More sway bar will (all other things being equal)...

More sway bar will (all other things being equal) make that end of the car LESS grippy. For max grip you need suspension movement. Sways resist suspension movement, therefor taking away grip.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By HiSPL
Yeah. marvel mystery oil in the bores. Let it sit...

Yeah. marvel mystery oil in the bores. Let it sit and "rock" the crank a couple times a day. You don't have to do full rotations, just a little forward and back in order to put some different loads...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By HiSPL
iirc both wires go to the seat heater. +- 12V....

iirc both wires go to the seat heater. +- 12V. Does your car have the switches?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By HiSPL
The cut wire is for the heated option that your...

The cut wire is for the heated option that your cheapazz didn't get.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By HiSPL
It's for the accesory. www.viberider.com

It's for the accesory.

www.viberider.com
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