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Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By SquareD
Nice find, what a great color. Looks like a great...

Nice find, what a great color. Looks like a great basis for a project.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 188,641
Posted By SquareD
Ah yes, derp. You just said you were switching...

Ah yes, derp. You just said you were switching bolt patterns.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 188,641
Posted By SquareD
Homer just sold a set of those fifteen52 Tarmacs...

Homer just sold a set of those fifteen52 Tarmacs for a pretty good price. Biggest downside with those is they're pretty heavy. Maybe consider Homer's current wheel choice... Enkei RPF1s. Great bang...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By SquareD
EEuroparts shows it as still available: ...

EEuroparts shows it as still available:

https://www.eeuroparts.com/Parts/35962/Molding-Driver-Side-9447831/
https://www.eeuroparts.com/Parts/35963/Molding-Passenger-Side-9447832/...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
It's the full Yoshifab setup: ...

It's the full Yoshifab setup:

https://yoshifab.com/store/redblock-delux-crank-case-breather-kit.html

Actually, one of the next things I need to do is pull the can and add some stainless steel...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Back together and on the ground, finally. ...

Back together and on the ground, finally.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1727/42695649161_53e6b03e3d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/283Sn16)20180608_182406 (https://flic.kr/p/283Sn16) by D H...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
So this is the after... first picture is the...

So this is the after... first picture is the rougher side. I used a hammer and dolly to flatten the pry marks. I'm going to put things together this weekend and then I can sand it and smooth it out...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 760,226
Posted By SquareD
28mm spacers up front and 35mm out back on my old...

28mm spacers up front and 35mm out back on my old RC-040s.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By SquareD
I think Polarii are decent strength-wise, but...

I think Polarii are decent strength-wise, but most people have noted Eikers as being relatively easy to bend.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By SquareD
$$$$Something forged with replaceable barrels.$$$$

$$$$Something forged with replaceable barrels.$$$$
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Thanks Duane. They paid me well for the damages....

Thanks Duane. They paid me well for the damages. Now to order replacement mounts and sort things out for good.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Nope, that's correct.

Nope, that's correct.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 24,236
Posted By SquareD
Yeah, I'm following along. Love your attention to...

Yeah, I'm following along. Love your attention to detail. As we commonly say in the states, "real recognizes real".
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
You'd think they'd look at the car and kindof...

You'd think they'd look at the car and kindof assume that prying on things would be no bueno, right? Nope, it's not aligned; it's more off than when I took it in. I told them to stop immediately and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
It's worse than that. I think he was pushing in...

It's worse than that. I think he was pushing in to get the camber and then trying to pry to get caster. Think about that for a moment... that's not how these slotted mounts work.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Even after going over the mounts and how to...

Even after going over the mounts and how to adjust them and explaining caster first and then seeing what kind of camber is possible, the guy working on the car clearly didn't know what the hell was...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
When in doubt, just pry... hard.

When in doubt, just pry... hard.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Well, they managed to damage the car and the...

Well, they managed to damage the car and the mounts attempting to align it...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
For the engine compartment, I did maybe 2 or 3...

For the engine compartment, I did maybe 2 or 3 cleanings initially with foaming engine cleaner at the car wash. Then for a while I would just go out for a half an hour or so and wire brush, clean or...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Thanks! Yeah, the do88 intercooler is pretty much...

Thanks! Yeah, the do88 intercooler is pretty much drop in. It's a nice upgrade over the skinny, stock IC.



Thanks! Just a slow and steady BBB (basic bolt-ons build). I live near some river...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
So, I tried my own home depot deal. It's close,...

So, I tried my own home depot deal. It's close, but not spot on. Oh well, it was worth a try. I've got an appointment Monday after work to get an alignment done....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,252
Posted By SquareD
I've moved on to Flickr and haven't looked back....

I've moved on to Flickr and haven't looked back. Oh and TurD looks dope.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Thanks Andy. I found this thread with that spec...

Thanks Andy. I found this thread with that spec for caster:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=308719&highlight=940+wheel+alignment&page=2

Man, I'm really debating just fabbing...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,681
Posted By SquareD
Yesss. Wheels look so good. This car is low key,...

Yesss. Wheels look so good. This car is low key, yet really nicely modded. My kind of build. Nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Ok, going to set up an alignment appt. and from...

Ok, going to set up an alignment appt. and from looking at other threads, these are the settings I'm shooting for:

Toe 2.3mm (stock setting, toe in)

1-1.5 degrees of neg camber

4.5 degrees...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,327
Posted By SquareD
Pretty sure that's the exact same solenoid that...

Pretty sure that's the exact same solenoid that came with my Turbosmart EBC. Works good in my application.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Back on the ground and in need of an alignment. ...

Back on the ground and in need of an alignment.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/832/40131423030_10d53ed28c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/249h2UJ)20180505_200150_HDR (https://flic.kr/p/249h2UJ) by D H...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
True. A bit too far for it to be worth it. Hey...

True. A bit too far for it to be worth it. Hey look, RWC is back to giving solid advice and I'm giving crap advice. The circle of life!
Forum: showroom 05-03-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
Go get 'em. Long day trip, but it might be worth...

Go get 'em. Long day trip, but it might be worth it. Gotta work for what you want.
Forum: showroom 05-03-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
They're harder to find, but here's my old 740 on...

They're harder to find, but here's my old 740 on some NOS RC040s I found:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4402/36356283874_0a377be626_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XoFsyA)DSC06595...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Bne needs a ordering option in the QSRC dropdown...

Bne needs a ordering option in the QSRC dropdown that includes "add adjustable swaybar endlinks". Hopefully he has some sitting on the shelf.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,493
Posted By SquareD
Ha, you're wife's car is one of the most...

Ha, you're wife's car is one of the most thoroughly outfitted 945s on TB. Nice work Mike.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Fortbrick talked me into the middle hole, saying...

Fortbrick talked me into the middle hole, saying it was "quite fun". We'll see what this 40 year old thinks of that whippersnapper's impressions and advice.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
Decided I couldn't put off working on it, so I...

Decided I couldn't put off working on it, so I went out to the garage tonight after dinner to work on the driver's side. All that's left is to pop off the tie rod, cut the dust shield, install qsrc,...
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
His setup is 17x8 et20 with 20mm adapters making...

His setup is 17x8 et20 with 20mm adapters making his effective offset ~0. If you want to be that flush with your 15x7s you can run wider adapters to offset the narrower wheel. Theoretically you could...
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
Yep. My first thought was "I wish you woulda told...

Yep. My first thought was "I wish you woulda told me!". Then I realized they would have sat in my basement for 5+ years.
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
The guy I sold my old red 944t to scrapped the...

The guy I sold my old red 944t to scrapped the MSWs that I sold it with because his tire had a slow leak.
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
Modding a Volvo via NLA, junkyard and 2nd/3rd/5th...

Modding a Volvo via NLA, junkyard and 2nd/3rd/5th hand parts is an exercise in patience that may take years. Welcome to the fold.
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
MSWs>Multi-X

MSWs>Multi-X
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
:reported:

:reported:
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
:roll: So is your advice bad or sarcastic? I...

:roll: So is your advice bad or sarcastic? I can't tell.
Forum: showroom 04-30-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,052
Posted By SquareD
So you flame people for mexipoking and not doing...

So you flame people for mexipoking and not doing things right, but you're telling him instead of running an appropriate offset of 20 he should get some 19mm barely there 5x108-->5x120 adapters with...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,815
Posted By SquareD
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/945/27934113118_399...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/945/27934113118_3999802a6b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JyrCBY)20180428_144555_HDR (https://flic.kr/p/JyrCBY) by D H (https://www.flickr.com/photos/150313014@N03/), on...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 23,546
Posted By SquareD
I still love this car. It needs to be...

I still love this car. It needs to be "brickboarded" and kept stock forever.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By SquareD
Redblock engines are pretty darn robust, so I...

Redblock engines are pretty darn robust, so I highly doubt that the engine is so far beyond repair that it warrants being "thrown away". Also, finding an engine worth swapping in may not be that easy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By SquareD
Doing their part to "Keep Asheville...

Doing their part to "Keep Asheville Weird".
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By SquareD
IIRC They don't have trim above the window. Not...

IIRC They don't have trim above the window. Not 100% sure though.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By SquareD
There are holes for clips in the tailgate of the...

There are holes for clips in the tailgate of the 960/V90. They slide horizontally to get off, can't remember which direction. I think 99.9% of folks that slap one of these on a 745/945 (like myself)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 188,641
Posted By SquareD
Nice progress John! Think it'll be ready for Cars...

Nice progress John! Think it'll be ready for Cars and Coffee at Westport tomorrow? :p
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,056
Posted By SquareD
Interdasting. Proceed.

Interdasting. Proceed.
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