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Forum: showroom 03-27-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 87,963
Posted By SquareD
Yeah, that'll do. This thread needs some good...

Yeah, that'll do. This thread needs some good shots of the car and vids of this thing ripping to redline.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,890
Posted By SquareD
Noooo, not the dreaded racecar conversion. Nice...

Noooo, not the dreaded racecar conversion. Nice power, best of luck on the rebuild.
Forum: showroom 03-25-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 87,963
Posted By SquareD
IIRC he's got a Sellholm m4700. Or something...

IIRC he's got a Sellholm m4700. Or something along those lines.
Forum: showroom 03-25-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 87,963
Posted By SquareD
Sounds spicy. Almost ready to DD. lol

Sounds spicy. Almost ready to DD. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By SquareD
That one doesn't look like it's clocked right....

That one doesn't look like it's clocked right. Look at the compressor outlet and the wastegate actuator. Not much adjustment on that either. They have RWD volvo specific offerings, although they are...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 320,025
Posted By SquareD
Super snazzy with some nice new bits and bobs....

Super snazzy with some nice new bits and bobs. Looking great Tom.
Forum: showroom 03-10-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By SquareD
https://live.staticflickr.com/4330/35678837330_b3a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4330/35678837330_b3ac1e5fed_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WmPniL)DSC05416 (https://flic.kr/p/WmPniL) by D H (https://www.flickr.com/photos/150313014@N03/), on Flickr

17x8...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,839
Posted By SquareD
I was on the first group buy and mentioned that...

I was on the first group buy and mentioned that issue. He eventually sent me special washers for those slots.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,839
Posted By SquareD
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/teastu...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/teastubg-740/products/adjustable-round-cam-gear-ohc-8v-redblock-volvo-240-740-940-turbo-b21-b23-b230

STS gears are $100(!) right now.
Forum: showroom 03-06-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 82,774
Posted By SquareD
I swear I just saw this thing up for sale.

I swear I just saw this thing up for sale.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,839
Posted By SquareD
T cam needs to go bye-bye ASAP. That thing is a...

T cam needs to go bye-bye ASAP. That thing is a major, major chokepoint.
Forum: showroom 03-04-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By SquareD
That and the stock map is pretty janky. ...

That and the stock map is pretty janky.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48924761071_851d52c3c6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hxjbXi)20191019_121907 (https://flic.kr/p/2hxjbXi) by D H...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,232
Posted By SquareD
The common upgrade on an NA car is just to buy a...

The common upgrade on an NA car is just to buy a stock spec turbo exhaust. There is a 2.5" catback offered on ebay:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,839
Posted By SquareD
I'll volunteer my massaged LH bin if you want it.

I'll volunteer my massaged LH bin if you want it.
Forum: showroom 02-13-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 87,963
Posted By SquareD
That's how my thread started out for my wagon....

That's how my thread started out for my wagon. Just ask a mod to move the whole tread, it's definitely worthy.
Forum: showroom 02-12-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 87,963
Posted By SquareD
Why is this not in Projects??? Looks super,...

Why is this not in Projects???

Looks super, super nice Paul. Some legit bodywork.
Forum: showroom 02-12-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,228
Posted By SquareD
If those are new(er) aftermarket mounts, you may...

If those are new(er) aftermarket mounts, you may be dealing with a failure again in the not-to-distant future. They're known to fail pretty quickly. Heck, there's even rumblings that the newest OE...
Forum: showroom 02-07-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,228
Posted By SquareD
Dang, that sucks. What strut mounts are you...

Dang, that sucks. What strut mounts are you running? Aftermarket, OE? Miles?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 404,849
Posted By SquareD
You're probably better off just fixing the...

You're probably better off just fixing the problem yourself anyway. Bne's had my (clunky) strut mounts since mid-December with almost zero updates.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,036
Posted By SquareD
As always, interesting build. Pretty clean...

As always, interesting build. Pretty clean starting point with this car, like the color combo. I'd love to see a more "typical" Hackster build on a nice 9 series.

Glad to hear you like the...
Forum: showroom 12-19-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9,498
Views: 3,383,275
Posted By SquareD
A couple of pictures from the end of the season. ...

A couple of pictures from the end of the season.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49242782313_db2e369579_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i2q8Aa)20191013_110244~2 (https://flic.kr/p/2i2q8Aa) by D H...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 177,631
Posted By SquareD
Neat.

Neat.
Forum: showroom 11-21-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 87,963
Posted By SquareD
That's some legit bodywork. So nice.

That's some legit bodywork. So nice.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-24-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,151
Posted By SquareD
I'd like to learn more about the coarse and fine...

I'd like to learn more about the coarse and fine "rpm vs load" maps as well as whether the WOT enrichment works. It says not enabled in my bin, but people claim it works. I have a bin I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 162,227
Posted By SquareD
#Boostweather is cooperating with me lately, but...

#Boostweather is cooperating with me lately, but I think I have a pretty good fuel map developed. Haven't noticed any pinging with an aggressive stab of the pedal and the power is so much smoother...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-17-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 1,131,290
Posted By SquareD
So after not messing with this stuff much for the...

So after not messing with this stuff much for the past 2+ years, I've gotten back into it. I downloaded the latest version of tunerpro and figured out address hit tracing; that's kindof a big deal...
Forum: showroom 10-01-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 936,357
Posted By SquareD
My dad had this laying around as well as some...

My dad had this laying around as well as some nice 544 beauty rings. Appears to be a coin compartment that goes on the lower left-hand side of an early 240 dash. I assume these, especially in...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 162,227
Posted By SquareD
Thanks! No, it got me thinking I might actually...

Thanks! No, it got me thinking I might actually be able to get real money out of this wagon. My car has higher mileage @114k than the BAT 744t and it's obviously not bone stock, but it is a wagon and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 162,227
Posted By SquareD
Yezzir.

Yezzir.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 210,796
Posted By SquareD
Great work as always! Dude, when are we getting...

Great work as always! Dude, when are we getting some videos of this thing in action!???



For a spirited DD, I think fresh, OEM, German-made, gas-charged suspenders and some mild, off the shelf...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 162,227
Posted By SquareD
Haven't been here much lately. Still no M90 swap,...

Haven't been here much lately. Still no M90 swap, kinda given up on that for right now. Lately my spare time is spent on either my kids or mountain biking. Or mountain biking with my kids.

<a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 122,490
Posted By SquareD
??? Oh man, you need to give this car the nutso...

??? Oh man, you need to give this car the nutso HP Tejas treatment.
Forum: showroom 02-01-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,329
Posted By SquareD
"I can't stop now. I'm addicted, they gotta hold...

"I can't stop now. I'm addicted, they gotta hold on me."
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/OptimisticValuableAstrangiacoral-size_restricted.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,890
Posted By SquareD
Really sharp wagon and a great start. Looking...

Really sharp wagon and a great start. Looking forward to more progress.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,946
Posted By SquareD
I disagree. There's more thin plastic and places...

I disagree. There's more thin plastic and places that see impacts and pressure in 2 series cars. You almost have to intentionally break a door pocket or center console in a 7/9. There's thicker...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 99,442
Posted By SquareD
Yeah, I ran into that with my old na 944. The...

Yeah, I ran into that with my old na 944. The radiator plastic gets really brittle and they just start falling apart.

I *think* this would work, at least for now. Obviously would need a run...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 66,372
Posted By SquareD
Dang, that's pretty sweet. You're kinda making me...

Dang, that's pretty sweet. You're kinda making me want to ditch LH.
Forum: showroom 01-17-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,716
Posted By SquareD
One of the Buchkas made baller 2 piece Gems....

One of the Buchkas made baller 2 piece Gems. Don't remember 3 piece virgos.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-1Rk-Oq4M8xY/U7r0yetP_eI/AAAAAAAAfow/b362g4JZgGA/s1024/IMG_1662.JPG
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 181,149
Posted By SquareD
Gotta respect the amount of work you've put into...

Gotta respect the amount of work you've put into this car. I wish I had 1/4 the tenacity you have. Nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,496
Posted By SquareD
Looks like a really clean wagon Simon. ...

Looks like a really clean wagon Simon.



Not true, 95s are unique in a lot of ways including the moonroofs.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 102,052
Posted By SquareD
I think someone downvoted all the 7/9 project...

I think someone downvoted all the 7/9 project threads during the Great 2 vs 7/9 Culture War of the summer of '18.:roll:

Nice update, love to see it hauling shiz. Lift with a 2jz swap would be...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 99,442
Posted By SquareD
I'm wondering too. Never had one do that in my 25...

I'm wondering too. Never had one do that in my 25 years of driving these cars. The skinny tensioner bolt, yes... but snapping that arm, no.

Oh and yeah, daughters rock.
Forum: showroom 01-11-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,228
Posted By SquareD
Shipping the towers might not be too bad, but the...

Shipping the towers might not be too bad, but the crossbars needed for 7/9 series cars are pretty long and would cost $$$ to ship. I think I have a couple sets of gutter mount towers. PM me if you...
Forum: showroom 01-10-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,228
Posted By SquareD
I have a Yakima gutter-mount setup sitting in the...

I have a Yakima gutter-mount setup sitting in the basement that I need to sell, but you're all the way over THERE. Yakima is what I recommend just because they're everywhere which keeps prices down...
Forum: showroom 01-10-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,228
Posted By SquareD
Oh and I gotta pull out this gem: ...

Oh and I gotta pull out this gem:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=10&pictureid=3490
Forum: showroom 01-10-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,228
Posted By SquareD
Live look at Krotchety Ken: ...

Live look at Krotchety Ken:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=10&pictureid=3589
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 274,176
Posted By SquareD
I always forget how much work you've put into...

I always forget how much work you've put into this thing... and it looks stellar. Definitely one of my favorite cars overall on here.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 66,372
Posted By SquareD
Nice Chris! An already nicely sorted 242 getting...

Nice Chris! An already nicely sorted 242 getting sorted even morerer!
Forum: showroom 01-04-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,228
Posted By SquareD
I'm all too familiar with that shiz. Big reason...

I'm all too familiar with that shiz. Big reason why I moved on from my old 85 740t.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,131
Posted By SquareD
Contis tend to have softer sidewalls and ride...

Contis tend to have softer sidewalls and ride better. Michelins theoretically last longer but are usually considerably more expensive. I'd probably recommend some Conti's myself. I've had a few sets...
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