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Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 104,628
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: 31
Views: 834
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: 23
Views: 1,320
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: 36
Views: 1,025
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: 236
Views: 66,011
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: 231
Views: 35,338
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: 775
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: 428
Views: 72,929
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: 17
Views: 1,112
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: 290
Views: 52,092
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: 236
Views: 66,011
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: 452
Views: 51,692
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: 452
Views: 51,692
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: 452
Views: 51,692
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: 452
Views: 51,692
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: 591
Views: 177,665
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: 231
Views: 35,338
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: 452
Views: 51,692
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: 1,337
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: 677
Views: 200,859
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: 1,925
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: 243
Views: 64,259
Posted By SquareD
Thumbs up indeed.

Thumbs up indeed.
Forum: website & board 12-07-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
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: 742
Posted By SquareD
Welcome! Where at in Illinois?

Welcome! Where at in Illinois?
Forum: showroom 11-29-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 51,692
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: 1,565
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: 1,015
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: 1,329
Views: 242,509
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: 9,426
Views: 2,932,425
Posted By SquareD
Super clean 945t. Looks great!

Super clean 945t. Looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 105,212
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: 356
Views: 105,212
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: 356
Views: 105,212
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: 9,426
Views: 2,932,425
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: 9,426
Views: 2,932,425
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: 161
Views: 33,650
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: 231
Views: 35,338
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: 340
Views: 84,189
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: 3,116
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: 3,116
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: 6,060
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: 6,060
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: 6,060
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: 6,060
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: 2,788
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: 3,116
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...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,060
Posted By SquareD
It's true! 240s have a much larger aftermarket...

It's true! 240s have a much larger aftermarket support base!

I suggest finding a clean 240 to start with (the more of the budget you spend on the car, the better), ipd cam, cut the springs, double...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,491
Posted By SquareD
Here's a great starting point only an hour away!...

Here's a great starting point only an hour away! I've never seen a classic lifted, talk about cool!

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/rare-classic-1993-volvo-wagon/6692846833.html
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,060
Posted By SquareD
OP have you considered using a nice 240 series as...

OP have you considered using a nice 240 series as a starting point for some lethal NA powah? It's commonly accepted that they are much better cars than a 7/9 series. If you do get a 240 and want to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,491
Posted By SquareD
https://i.imgur.com/atNvAkW.gif Dangit John...

https://i.imgur.com/atNvAkW.gif

Dangit John I'm trying to hold it together here.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,491
Posted By SquareD
I actually did a fair amount of driving on...

I actually did a fair amount of driving on logging/fire roads on a couple outings down in the Ozark National Forest for my thesis research. I was amazed what a stock 245 could do. Never in a million...
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