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Forum: showroom 10-01-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 869,334
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: 364
Views: 128,084
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: 364
Views: 128,084
Posted By SquareD
Yezzir.

Yezzir.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 176,982
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: 364
Views: 128,084
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: 115,821
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: 4,354
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: 51
Views: 7,126
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: 3,783
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: 87,158
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: 55,974
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: 1,965
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: 551
Views: 129,318
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: 23
Views: 4,426
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: 295
Views: 68,898
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: 87,158
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: 501
Views: 77,871
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: 501
Views: 77,871
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: 501
Views: 77,871
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: 501
Views: 77,871
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: 233,624
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: 55,974
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: 501
Views: 77,871
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: 3,073
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...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 262,811
Posted By SquareD
Yooo, solid update Tom. Glad to hear the oil...

Yooo, solid update Tom. Glad to hear the oil issue is solved. Your interior is going to look toooiiiight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,735
Posted By SquareD
Really? I thought it was only turbos that G80s...

Really? I thought it was only turbos that G80s were standard on. I know my old 94 944 na sure seemed like a 100% open diff. It was a low mile creampuff when I got it too. The two 94 940 turbos that...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 77,757
Posted By SquareD
Thumbs up indeed.

Thumbs up indeed.
Forum: website & board 12-07-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By SquareD
Cool! I grew up in East Peoria, I'll be up there...

Cool! I grew up in East Peoria, I'll be up there for Christmas.
Forum: website & board 12-06-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By SquareD
Welcome! Where at in Illinois?

Welcome! Where at in Illinois?
Forum: showroom 11-29-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 77,871
Posted By SquareD
#redblocklyfe What? Tony! Toni! TonÚ!...

#redblocklyfe


What? Tony! Toni! TonÚ! lied to us.

As much as I like wagons, I hope you can fix the sedan.
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,049
Posted By SquareD
OP I'd only buy it if I was going to do a bodgy...

OP I'd only buy it if I was going to do a bodgy lift and scrape the rockers while going camping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,690
Posted By SquareD
Ecodes if you can swing it. There are ecodes for...

Ecodes if you can swing it. There are ecodes for non-fog front cars, but as far as I know they're an OE only option... no aftermarket suppliers.

Installing Ecodes on your 940 with foglights, step...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 327,778
Posted By SquareD
NOICE! Looking forward to seeing this running...

NOICE! Looking forward to seeing this running John, should be pretty nuts.
Forum: showroom 11-16-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 3,142,520
Posted By SquareD
Super clean 945t. Looks great!

Super clean 945t. Looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 128,084
Posted By SquareD
Yep, guess I owe you an apology and a few bucks...

Yep, guess I owe you an apology and a few bucks for the *extra* bushings. Turns out they were in there, but for whatever reason the passenger side wasn't seating in the mount fully. That bushing was...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 128,084
Posted By SquareD
An issue with the BNE strut mount bushings.

An issue with the BNE strut mount bushings.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 128,084
Posted By SquareD
Got the clunk in the front end fixed, drove it a...

Got the clunk in the front end fixed, drove it a couple times, took it to the car wash, got it sideways with my daughter in the back seat, wiped everything down and then threw the cover on it last...
Forum: showroom 11-14-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 3,142,520
Posted By SquareD
Thanks. M90 is still sitting in my basement...

Thanks. M90 is still sitting in my basement waiting for time and motivation.
Forum: showroom 11-13-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 3,142,520
Posted By SquareD
Getting it prepped for slumber. Got the interior...

Getting it prepped for slumber. Got the interior wiped down, now I just have to dust and detail the outside before I throw the cover over it....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 63,979
Posted By SquareD
Yep, that looks and sounds as fun as you'd think...

Yep, that looks and sounds as fun as you'd think it'd be.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 55,974
Posted By SquareD
Nice shots of sharp 242. #volvolyfe...

Nice shots of sharp 242.



#volvolyfe :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 137,923
Posted By SquareD
Sweet this car is basically a McLaren F1 now.

Sweet this car is basically a McLaren F1 now.
Forum: showroom 09-19-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,626
Posted By SquareD
Lolwut. I know Swedes are forward thinking, but I...

Lolwut. I know Swedes are forward thinking, but I highly doubt they sat around 40 years ago and designed a car for people to troll on the internet for 16 hours a day. I mean, come on...
Forum: showroom 09-19-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,626
Posted By SquareD
LOL. TBers don't even like rwd Volvos anymore....

LOL. TBers don't even like rwd Volvos anymore. Grow some thicker skin and/or let the current of arguing, trolling and idiocy sweep you away; because that's what this site is about now.

BTW, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,304
Posted By SquareD
OK. Sounds like he probably isn't interested in...

OK. Sounds like he probably isn't interested in something that involved. He also mentioned that he wanted to haul the family in this thing, so I assume he doesn't want it running 4200 rpm on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,304
Posted By SquareD
Oh, lets run this back. It sounds like OP wants...

Oh, lets run this back. It sounds like OP wants simple bolt-ons which are easily sourced and add mid-range grunt; making his free NA, Auto 740 more fun to drive. Right now something as involved as a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,304
Posted By SquareD
https://www.acm.se/product/erbjudande-paket-cylind...

https://www.acm.se/product/erbjudande-paket-cylinderhuvud-8v-sohc-by-acm

https://cdn.starwebserver.se/shops/acm-ab/files/cache/acmavsohc_medium.jpg
Just plunk down $8k for that /\ and another $8k...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,304
Posted By SquareD
Ok, real talk my man (or woman, IDK), a NA...

Ok, real talk my man (or woman, IDK), a NA redblock car is literally about the worst idea for a fun, zoomy car as you can choose. A mint, NA autotragic 740 is a solid DD if maintained... but that's...
Forum: showroom 09-18-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,216
Posted By SquareD
You're not joking. It literally sounds like a...

You're not joking. It literally sounds like a Harley with that exhaust.
Forum: showroom 09-18-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,626
Posted By SquareD
Moderating has been a joke for a while, but I'm...

Moderating has been a joke for a while, but I'm really enjoying how it's gone completely out the window now.

OP have you considered buying a really nice 240? They make a much nicer starting point...
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