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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Overboosted745
Bump

Bump.

Maybe I'll rephrase this:

Can someone go out and measure the OD of their stock Garrett turbo inlet, or the ID of their stock Garrett Turbo Hose where it mates with the compressor inlet?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Overboosted745
Turbo inlet diameters

Admittedly n00bish question here... but I've been searching the hell out of this place and only found one thread (from 2009, Tryingbe) indicating definitively the actual inlet size of a 15g (2.35",...
Forum: showroom 12-16-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By Overboosted745
Only on a RWD Volvo board would wheels like...

Only on a RWD Volvo board would wheels like Gemini's be considered dished... but man I tell you what, hot doesn't even begin to describe it.

Lookin good man.

Whats your suspension setup? Do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,385
Posted By Overboosted745
m-m-must resist putting $200 worth of ecodes on...

m-m-must resist putting $200 worth of ecodes on to the '92 745 I just acquired for less than that...

Does the grille from a non-fog'd car fit into this setup?
Forum: showroom 11-13-2005, 12:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By Overboosted745
Anyone else spot the Yuengling box in the video? ...

Anyone else spot the Yuengling box in the video? I wonder how much he wants for it.
Forum: events 11-12-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,556
Posted By Overboosted745
Sorry I missed / am missing it right now... ...

Sorry I missed / am missing it right now...

I'm sure the Accord will be missed.

Alex, looks like your car found its brother (the black 98 V70 T5M). I'd have paid money to see that.

And...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,253
Posted By Overboosted745
Dear lord man, you're 5'11 and 130 lbs? Do you...

Dear lord man, you're 5'11 and 130 lbs? Do you eat?
Forum: events 11-02-2005, 01:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,556
Posted By Overboosted745
Stella rocks so very, very hard. Yes, I work...

Stella rocks so very, very hard.

Yes, I work for "the man." And in some counties of central Mississippi and southern Louisiana, I'm considered "the" man... (in my field).

I'll be in New...
Forum: events 11-01-2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,556
Posted By Overboosted745
Pisser. Just got 2 days notice from work that...

Pisser. Just got 2 days notice from work that I'm going back in the field for a few weeks. Unless my trip gets cancelled, I won't be making it.
Forum: events 10-28-2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,556
Posted By Overboosted745
Did you bring that 87 244 to the northeast from...

Did you bring that 87 244 to the northeast from California? If so, shame on you, subjecting that poor car to a New England winter... hehe.

In other news, I'll probably drive the Honda down there. ...
Forum: events 10-28-2005, 10:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,556
Posted By Overboosted745
Come on, someone take this thing by the bag and...

Come on, someone take this thing by the bag and run with it... for those of us with busy schedules, not knowing until the end about event details cause us to not be able to attend said events.

We...
Forum: events 10-25-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,556
Posted By Overboosted745
Portsmouth seems a pretty central location. I'm...

Portsmouth seems a pretty central location. I'm down for the 12th of November... my car probably won't be however... heh.

Plenty to do in Portsmouth, rain or shine.
Forum: events 10-25-2005, 12:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,556
Posted By Overboosted745
Just give a date, time and place ya herd? Last...

Just give a date, time and place ya herd? Last years was pretty sah-weet.
Forum: showroom 06-09-2005, 11:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,374
Posted By Overboosted745
Before my 745 smacks the rev limiter in 3rd...

Before my 745 smacks the rev limiter in 3rd (AW71, won't shift into OD @ WOT), I'm already going close to that fast. I can tap 135 according to the speedo in my buddy's E46 before acceleration slows...
Forum: events 06-09-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,858
Posted By Overboosted745
Yeah I was just informed that I ain't going to...

Yeah I was just informed that I ain't going to make it. I'm going out of town for a long time, again, on short notice (leaving this tuesday). I love my job, except not.
Forum: showroom 06-09-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Overboosted745
eh yeah, a 1977 Z28, the pinnacle of the smog...

eh yeah, a 1977 Z28, the pinnacle of the smog motor. In 1977 the camaro was running high 16's.
Forum: showroom 06-09-2005, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Overboosted745
Bone stock as tested by C&D and European Car (or...

Bone stock as tested by C&D and European Car (or something thereabouts), the 200 series turbo intercooled cars ran high 16's.

Early, non-intercooled cars were in the 17's. Volvo's big thing with...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-08-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,172
Posted By Overboosted745
SUBTLE HINT of sarcasm detected... hehehe.

SUBTLE HINT of sarcasm detected... hehehe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2005, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Overboosted745
different ipd front bars on 700 series?

How many different ipd front bars were made for the 700 series cars? I used one from an '86 sedan on my '89 wagon prior to it being introduced to a cinder block. According to the ipd website,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,564
Posted By Overboosted745
Damn Phil, don't confuse the young'n! ...

Damn Phil, don't confuse the young'n!

Compression first. If that's fine, then start looking into a leakdown.

If the head needs to be worked on, Ben knows a fantastic head shop (the automotive...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-04-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,851
Posted By Overboosted745
I spent some time at Lackland AFB, in the middle...

I spent some time at Lackland AFB, in the middle of the summer, and I must concur. It's hotter than a bastard, but not all that humid. Not like Biloxi, MS was.

What as this thread about?
Forum: events 06-02-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,858
Posted By Overboosted745
No kidding. Last time I passed a WRX in my brick...

No kidding. Last time I passed a WRX in my brick it was on a flatbed.

T5's have trouble with them stock for stock. Last I checked, ain't too many of us in the northeast running low 14's and...
Forum: events 06-02-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,858
Posted By Overboosted745
Whats wrong with your 940 and why are you...

Whats wrong with your 940 and why are you demo'ing it?

Can I have the manifold when you're done? hehehe j/k

Sounds like a plan, though I might have to roll down there in a honda... booooo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,366
Posted By Overboosted745
T cam hot idle @ or near sea level in neutral:...

T cam hot idle @ or near sea level in neutral: 19"
A cam hot idle @ or near sea level neutral: 15"

Down hill in 2nd engine braking the T cam I can get it to hit just a tick over 22" for a split...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-26-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,183
Posted By Overboosted745
Cherry turbos all the way. Herman put my DSM...

Cherry turbos all the way. Herman put my DSM center cartridge into Volvo TD05 housings and did an absolutely fantastic job. Above and beyond, too, as he cleaned everything up nice & shiny, and...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-26-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
Posted By Overboosted745
Negative ghost rider, you need to remove the cam...

Negative ghost rider, you need to remove the cam to see it if you have a 700 series car w/head mounted distro.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-24-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
Posted By Overboosted745
As if this whole alphabet soup wasn't enough, a D...

As if this whole alphabet soup wasn't enough, a D cam with a slot machined into it has just been thrown into the mix.

I've scoured (for the last day and a half) the internet for camshaft info, and...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-24-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By Overboosted745
I just gained a whole new respect for the new...

I just gained a whole new respect for the new XC70.

I now actually would consider owning one, preferably a bit higher off the ground though... and with an R-engine or at least a 5-spd.

Awesome...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-24-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
Posted By Overboosted745
So no comments from the peanut gallery re: the V...

So no comments from the peanut gallery re: the V cam from people that have used them in the past?

The reason I ask is because I'm looking for people that have tried both so they can see the...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-24-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
Posted By Overboosted745
Cams

Disclaimer: I searched, found lots of vagueness and numbers, but not a definite answer.

Scenario: I'm looking at buying 2 of 3 cams a T'Brixster across the pond is selling. The cams are: V,...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-21-2005, 07:47 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,851
Posted By Overboosted745
I'd like a cookie if there are any left. And...

I'd like a cookie if there are any left.

And a slotted a-cam.

I'm going junkyarding today in Freeport if anyone wants to come along. If you see a gold accord in the parking lot, I'm there.
...
Forum: showroom 05-20-2005, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,317
Posted By Overboosted745
Dude, that wagon looks fantastic, what's with all...

Dude, that wagon looks fantastic, what's with all the negativity?

Those are the kind of people you'd say "here's $20" and they'd be like "the bill is too wrinkled, and screw you for giving it to...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-18-2005, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By Overboosted745
Ha ha ha dude you and I have a similar setup...

Ha ha ha dude you and I have a similar setup starting off... 3" dp from thelostartof, 3" hi-flo catco cat, dynomax race welded straight-through muffler from summitracing.

I've got crappy 640x480...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2005, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Overboosted745
Possibly the brickboard may have something to say...

Possibly the brickboard may have something to say on this? I know they're big on the RWD FAQ's. Browse through the FWD forums on Brickboard, and like someone else mentioned, Volvospeed. Find out...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-18-2005, 12:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,968
Posted By Overboosted745
Wow. Matt and Mr. U... was it really that...

Wow.


Matt and Mr. U... was it really that long ago? 2002 seems like Ages (...) ago.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-17-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By Overboosted745
I'm actually doing the same thing. What I'm...

I'm actually doing the same thing. What I'm doing is bringing the stock exhaust bits to the local exhaust shop and having them duplicate them in 3" mandrel bends. They won't worry about over axle...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-17-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,851
Posted By Overboosted745
I don't think he was singling anyone in...

I don't think he was singling anyone in particular out, just the whole mentality of "hey lets hop on the bandwagon and rip on the new guy who, heaven forbid, forgot to click search."

How about we...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-17-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,851
Posted By Overboosted745
Here's a recap: kid asks question, a few mature...

Here's a recap: kid asks question, a few mature responses, then comes a "do you even know what it does? why don't you go do some searching and learn something?"

If someone came up to me and asked...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-17-2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,851
Posted By Overboosted745
Man you guys are dicks. A kid asks for help and...

Man you guys are dicks. A kid asks for help and you whip out your e-penises and start a pissing contest over who can bash him harder.

Fan-damn-tastic, you can argue on the internet. Give...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By Overboosted745
"So when you pull that thing into your garage,...

"So when you pull that thing into your garage, does the garage say 'is... is it in yet?'" -Peter Griffin.
Forum: showroom 05-04-2005, 04:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,596
Posted By Overboosted745
it's been like 5 hours and still no "that'll buff...

it's been like 5 hours and still no "that'll buff right out" comments from the peanut gallery?

Any pics of the car when it was uprighted?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Overboosted745
740 muffler dimensions?

I have 3 700 series turbo's in my driveway but none have a stock rear muffler. I'm looking for the dimensions of the stock 700 series muffler (i.e. length, width, thickness etc). Not so much...
Forum: showroom 04-27-2005, 04:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,402
Posted By Overboosted745
Your car sounds familiar... you know Volvo242FT? ...

Your car sounds familiar... you know Volvo242FT?

He's got my '89 wagon right now sitting in his driveway awaiting some work... ask him where he got his ecodes for his gold 744ti and how much they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2005, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Overboosted745
Rearrange the contacts in the back. Same thing...

Rearrange the contacts in the back. Same thing happened to me, you have to change the contacts from the US / Canadian spec to H4, which has different contacts. Do them both at the same time.
...
Forum: events 04-20-2005, 04:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,648
Posted By Overboosted745
That's ok, I'm missing it because I'm in Germany...

That's ok, I'm missing it because I'm in Germany right now and will be for a bit longer (my excuse is better than yours j/k!).

Turbobricks is the only site with messaging that I can get into over...
Forum: events 03-24-2005, 06:25 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,648
Posted By Overboosted745
May 8 for the ME one... hmmmm maybe the '89 won't...

May 8 for the ME one... hmmmm maybe the '89 won't leak by then?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2005, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By Overboosted745
My roommate has 120k miles meticulously...

My roommate has 120k miles meticulously maintained yet aggressively driven miles on his 98 V70T5-M and it burns not a drop, nor is there measurable shaft play on the turbo.

My sister's poorly...
Forum: events 03-21-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By Overboosted745
Yeah there was a table of cheerleaders across...

Yeah there was a table of cheerleaders across from us, 2 words: jail bait.

Actually there were some fantastic women there (one of them was sitting between us hehehe), I'm surprised you remembered...
Forum: events 03-20-2005, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By Overboosted745
Too bad most of you guys didn't stay late to...

Too bad most of you guys didn't stay late to witness my rockin' beer can of a car (the accord) roll into the parking lot... or the antics that followed at a "local" 99 restaurant... I'll let Shane or...
Forum: events 03-17-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,438
Posted By Overboosted745
You guys think you'll still be chillin' around...

You guys think you'll still be chillin' around there after 6pm? I get out of work in Springfield at 5pm, I'll have to hoof it over there in the accord. If you'll all be there, I'll swing in to say...
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