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Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,066
Posted By RDC
You're supposed to run boots so I would grab...

You're supposed to run boots so I would grab Monroe Strut-Mate or some generic offroad boot.
It took me a WHILE to find Bilstein HD boots for a set of struts that didn't have them. Totally not worth...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
Note to self that I'd like to move back to 205's...

Note to self that I'd like to move back to 205's in the front so I don't rub as much. Maybe.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
You mean how are Kaplhenke top mounts, a UR strut...

You mean how are Kaplhenke top mounts, a UR strut brace, IPD lower brace, 960 subframe braces, and an almost all-poly front with new steering bearings? And just-broken-in 225's all around?

Stiff...
Forum: showroom 02-06-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,106
Posted By RDC
should be. because of an injury I had my...

should be. because of an injury I had my adjustables installed by a shop and since I don't like paying people to figure things out I made this - confirmed with Ben as well as the installation...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
So I've pulled my tailgate "panel" (the gigantic...

So I've pulled my tailgate "panel" (the gigantic plastic one) and all tabs are completely intact and nothing seems to rattle back there.
SO
I'm gonna drive without the tailgate panel for a week or...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
Ok, Bilsteins and Kaplhenke strut mounts and new...

Ok, Bilsteins and Kaplhenke strut mounts and new bearings are in, as well as new swaybar link bushings.

I haven't had a shop do work on this thing in a long time any more than a tire change or...
Forum: website & board 01-20-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,206
Posted By RDC
DJ Yoda's Fresh Fly Fellas ...

DJ Yoda's Fresh Fly Fellas
http://i.imgur.com/xqJTasu.png

twenty four inch rims on a volvo
Forum: showroom 01-19-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,317
Posted By RDC
late dog clips I'll need these measurements -...

late dog clips I'll need these measurements - please someone, use a set of calipers.
should be all I need.
http://i.imgur.com/rnzKtqt.png
Forum: showroom 01-19-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,317
Posted By RDC
I think I can get the late 240 sun visor clips at...

I think I can get the late 240 sun visor clips at a JY and model them up.

240 cowl vents? I should pay more attention to 240's in the JY.

Most of these bits just need a donor to model/reverse...
Forum: showroom 01-19-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,317
Posted By RDC
Since this is relevant: I got gifted some...

Since this is relevant:

I got gifted some 7/9 snow scoop clips today and a broken snow scoop.
I am going to CAD these up in the next day or so and do a test print - if everything works then I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 44,100
Posted By RDC
is your filter relocator now not leaking?

is your filter relocator now not leaking?
Forum: showroom 01-18-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,317
Posted By RDC
Bump - slow240 send me one, I'll make reps. ...

Bump - slow240 send me one, I'll make reps.

I'd LOVE to make 240 early, 240 late, and 7/9 snow scoop clips, and would pay for shipping on certain items to help catalog them. I won't have a ton of...
Forum: showroom 01-18-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,106
Posted By RDC
As someone who's just about to install your "full...

As someone who's just about to install your "full blown" mounts, thank you for making these available. I hope they sell well so you keep offering more 7/9 goodies.
Great work Ben!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
Replacement pump (thanks USPS for taking nearly a...

Replacement pump (thanks USPS for taking nearly a week and a half) is in, no more leaking. Going to take the car out tonight and clean it up.
Also going to sit down and figure out the headliner...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
OK so I've managed to get some stuff done on...

OK so I've managed to get some stuff done on holiday -

• Got a moonroof installed, hence fixing the stuck sunroof. Installed 960 headliner and currently thinking about doing the whole "grey fuzzy"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,374
Posted By RDC
Driver as in a good car to drive? Or driver as in...

Driver as in a good car to drive? Or driver as in the person that drives the car?

Ability to stay intensely focused for long periods of time under extreme duress has been the most important aspect...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,104
Posted By RDC
It sure seems like he has an engine setup already

It sure seems like he has an engine setup already
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By RDC
Damn I like the dark grey. Just got a cream setup...

Damn I like the dark grey. Just got a cream setup for my wagon.
You need like colored 3rd-row-seatbelt-bracket-covers :P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,785
Posted By RDC
I don't have photos, but my dad cobbled one of...

I don't have photos, but my dad cobbled one of these together from a JY fuel rail, fuel hose, hose clamps, and a fuel pressure gauge. Works just fine.
Forum: website & board 11-30-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,886
Posted By RDC
If this is about the satan stuff, I'm really...

If this is about the satan stuff, I'm really sorry, they just sort of get excited every once in a while
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
Well the screw in my tire didn't puncture, so...

Well the screw in my tire didn't puncture, so it's out and no air leaking. Cool. Sure do like my tire shop.

Also GOD DAAAMN, I LOVE THESE 960 BRACES. Easily the most noticeable mod, especially vs....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
In 2010, right when I bought the car, someone...

In 2010, right when I bought the car, someone asked me how long I would own it. I said 10 years. That's probably not wrong. I have always wanted to get a lot done with it, but was in college, then...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
live in central hollywood, used to work here but...

live in central hollywood, used to work here but i've been bouncing around clients so i work all over the northern part of town

installed the 960 braces today, had to notch the driver's side to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,733
Posted By RDC
squaking, hissing, groaning sounds, a bang every...

squaking, hissing, groaning sounds, a bang every once in a while
Forum: showroom 11-22-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,317
Posted By RDC
I can totally do that, are they like the ones...

I can totally do that, are they like the ones that Ken just posted?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,255
Posted By RDC
Wow long time no thread update. Some things that...

Wow long time no thread update. Some things that have happened with the car in a somewhat chronological order:

Nov 2013: Didn't swap summer tires out in time and got to redline all the way home in...
Forum: showroom 11-22-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,317
Posted By RDC
a day or so to get it modeled, maybe another day...

a day or so to get it modeled, maybe another day for printing and handling. less than a week, for sure.
I'd do it for free if it's a 7/9 snow scoop :oogle:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,285
Posted By RDC
ya it's happened to 3 of mine that's why i run a...

ya it's happened to 3 of mine that's why i run a header extension and a penis hood, keeps the temps down and my cylinders don't wear into each other
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By RDC
My cat-delete/test pipe got stolen :lol: so I'll...

My cat-delete/test pipe got stolen :lol: so I'll have to ask if they'll part with any
thx!
Forum: showroom 11-18-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,484
Posted By RDC
That's a purdy Balbo :D Thanks for sharing!

That's a purdy Balbo :D
Thanks for sharing!
Forum: showroom 11-18-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,317
Posted By RDC
I was for a while, but I ended up throwing some...

I was for a while, but I ended up throwing some out because people would say "print me one" then disappear. I was charging $20, often shipped CONUS.

They're also available for $30+ on Shapeways...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,405
Posted By RDC
the newer "waterproof smd strip" style that's...

the newer "waterproof smd strip" style that's flexible and adhesive-backed...not giant plastic bar-style... looks like it could slip most places.
this is the one that's currently in my ebay cart...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,405
Posted By RDC
I've been planning on doing one of these brake...

I've been planning on doing one of these brake bars under the edge of the tailgate, i just haven't.
They keep getting cheaper, too
http://www.ijdmtoy.com/products/Other/LTG-LED49-1.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,859
Posted By RDC
How about gauge inserts for the HVAC controls...

How about gauge inserts for the HVAC controls spot? It will not be drop in :oogle:
But yeah, what you're asking for is easy, I should have a new printer here come Jan. that will print that large....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,859
Posted By RDC
Oh hey I made that The makerbot is trash. ...

Oh hey I made that

The makerbot is trash.

I have a few parts I'll be putting in this thread in a week or so... I've been doing this separate from knowing about this thread :-P
Forum: showroom 11-29-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,042
Posted By RDC
I think we talked about making 3D printed clips...

I think we talked about making 3D printed clips And I'd said I'd print them but nobody could get me decent shots of clips, IIRC

if anyone thinks 3D printed plastics won't hold up, they're welcome...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,206
Posted By RDC
This Or you'll still be going over things for...

This
Or you'll still be going over things for 6-24 mos thinking "oh, oops."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,478
Posted By RDC
My only $0.02 is that (and I have a non-EGR...

My only $0.02 is that (and I have a non-EGR engine in an EGR chassis, and living in California, but have not smogged yet) when I did my swap, my emissions levels were lower with the non-EGR model...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By RDC
That's gonna be plenty for me. I just want the...

That's gonna be plenty for me. I just want the peace of mind from 10mm of strut clearance :-P Besides, you'll be the only person stateside who has them :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By RDC
Excellent, thanks Ben Options abound!...

Excellent, thanks Ben


Options abound! With 14mm studs, won't I have to drill out my tophats and spacers?

Anyway, this seems successful
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By RDC
You do make a good argument, yanno

You do make a good argument, yanno
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By RDC
Aaand also these exist ...

Aaand also these exist
http://www.l-m-r.se/p/volvo/740760/wheels-rims-964/wheel-bolt-mutter-966/hjulbult-fram-7900-lang.html
http://i.imgur.com/9iBPK1T.png
Considering a set of 10 is ~$35, despite...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By RDC
Here's the exact wording - intercoolers and hoses...

Here's the exact wording - intercoolers and hoses do not need verification during inspection. Period.
http://i.imgur.com/TqUvoBU.png
http://i.imgur.com/xPHnIMD.png

And I'll throw that right in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By RDC
Longer Wheel Studs for 940 Front Hubs

Based on dbarton's post here (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=3378087#post3378087), and the fact that BNE doesn't carry longer front studs for the 940, I have decided to do my own...
Forum: showroom 11-13-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,118
Posted By RDC
one step more http://i.imgur.com/hnmtyix.jpg

one step more
http://i.imgur.com/hnmtyix.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By RDC
I have yet to see this in writing from a tech,...

I have yet to see this in writing from a tech, but I have the current fortune of registering elsewhere. It seems like it's shop by shop, but I do hear this from tuners a lot. :(
Forum: showroom 11-10-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,118
Posted By RDC
If you wrapped the "hammer" to the outside where...

If you wrapped the "hammer" to the outside where the turns are, it'd be less terrible. But it's too curvilinear to look good on a 7/9
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,667
Posted By RDC
:grrr: I want longer studs on the front of my 940...

:grrr: I want longer studs on the front of my 940 specifically :-(
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,667
Posted By RDC
Hey not entirely OT but not exactly on it: ...

Hey not entirely OT but not exactly on it:
These are listed for a 240, any reason they won't bolt up to a 7/9?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By RDC
Trash bin?

Trash bin?
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