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Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By soclosenotnear
Use Google to search the forum. Type "b230ft swap...

Use Google to search the forum. Type "b230ft swap site:turbobricks.com" and you'll get good results.

Swap is very straight forward as far as swaps go. Its mostly plug and play aside from swapping...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,444
Posted By soclosenotnear
You will have many more smiles with three pedals....

You will have many more smiles with three pedals. It really makes the 7/9 series enjoyable to drive.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 66,250
Posted By soclosenotnear
I can't even comprehend what that would be like....

I can't even comprehend what that would be like. Glad to see this back to being one of the fastest cars on here.
Forum: events 05-26-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,858
Posted By soclosenotnear
Works if you have Facebook I guess...

Works if you have Facebook I guess...
Forum: article composition 05-15-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 230,070
Posted By soclosenotnear
This is interesting. I don't think you've...

This is interesting. I don't think you've mentioned that shortly before this your heater core failed. I know you checked igniter but maybe moisture affected your ezk/wasted spark board. We should...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By soclosenotnear
Was gonna say the same thing. A nice...

Was gonna say the same thing.

A nice flywheel and clutch and some bushings, and the m47 might be good. I don't mind mine with a 16t.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By soclosenotnear
Adapters.

Adapters.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By soclosenotnear
I push my little 16t to 20 psi with a similar...

I push my little 16t to 20 psi with a similar setup on lh. S60r injectors/3" amm.

Why not open up your exhaust manifold? What exhaust housing on your 16t?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By soclosenotnear
Interesting. I've seen this discussed over the...

Interesting. I've seen this discussed over the years, but nobody has ever mentioned something like this. I think I need to try and do the same.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,218
Posted By soclosenotnear
Wheels look great. Is it easy to find an egg...

Wheels look great. Is it easy to find an egg crate grill over there? That would make it look even better, imo.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,364
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great looking start for a sortaproject. I dig it.

Great looking start for a sortaproject. I dig it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,264
Posted By soclosenotnear
Nice progress.

Nice progress.
Forum: website & board 04-18-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By soclosenotnear
Welcome. 1992 is a good model year and mileage...

Welcome. 1992 is a good model year and mileage isn't much of an issue if it was maintained. And yes, you can do nearly anything with a basic hand tool set.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By soclosenotnear
Does 6 and 7 cm refer to the part of the hotside...

Does 6 and 7 cm refer to the part of the hotside that meets the exhaust? So, if one were grinded out to 3", it wouldn't matter what it started life as?
Forum: showroom 04-15-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By soclosenotnear
That'll be a new lease on life. Good luck.

That'll be a new lease on life. Good luck.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 180,955
Posted By soclosenotnear
Awesome kid help pictures. That's what it's all...

Awesome kid help pictures. That's what it's all about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thank you both

Thank you both
Forum: article composition 04-14-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 86,928
Posted By soclosenotnear
I was able to reuse all my 13c lines and hardware.

I was able to reuse all my 13c lines and hardware.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By soclosenotnear
So, that plug sees radiator coolant and not trans...

So, that plug sees radiator coolant and not trans cooler fluid? I don't need it to do anything but stay in it's place. The "plug" is literally a plastic plug. I didn't notice the hole being threaded....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By soclosenotnear
Quick radiator question

In a pinch, I've thrown a n/a 940 radiator into my '95 944 turbo. I'll find out if it cools well enough if I can get the car driving. It doesn't do any traffic or anything.

My question is besides...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,358
Posted By soclosenotnear
I'm really going to try and make something...

I'm really going to try and make something happen, even if it's just courtesy points for playing. I've got a good hour + ride to the closest quarter mile track, so there's that. My m47 is bound to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By soclosenotnear
I see you talk about this car all the time and...

I see you talk about this car all the time and was always curious how much you really removed as far as weight. That's some insight. Was that an m46 car? Any thread on it? I realize it's easy and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 148,894
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yup, been waiting patiently

Yup, been waiting patiently
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,264
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good advice. My brother and I weren't that far...

Good advice. My brother and I weren't that far from doing the same thing. Don't feel bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By soclosenotnear
B204ft/gt head? I think you're right anyways,...

B204ft/gt head? I think you're right anyways, using a b21 head gasket.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,289
Posted By soclosenotnear
That's nice.

That's nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great color.

Great color.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 258,100
Posted By soclosenotnear
Quite an update. Good work.

Quite an update. Good work.
Forum: article composition 03-31-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 230,070
Posted By soclosenotnear
Work backwards. If you have to open up your ezk...

Work backwards. If you have to open up your ezk box and check wiring/solders, so be it. I went in and redid a couple solders on mine after it wasn't running strongly.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 165,379
Posted By soclosenotnear
That "shipping crate" is a work of art.

That "shipping crate" is a work of art.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By soclosenotnear
Or just drive the '95 if you want the couple...

Or just drive the '95 if you want the couple different features it has over your '92?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By soclosenotnear
Drop torque converter into the transmission...

Drop torque converter into the transmission first, at the right depth. Then, slide them back in together, then bolt down torque converter.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 346,045
Posted By soclosenotnear
In my experience, let her learn with anyone other...

In my experience, let her learn with anyone other than yourself. I'm calm, cool and collected but she hated stalling out my cars with me next to her. M46/47 are relatively easy to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By soclosenotnear
This. Lh2.4 flywheels can be bought off the shelf...

This. Lh2.4 flywheels can be bought off the shelf or in wanted section. The parts car will have everything else.
Forum: article composition 02-12-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 230,070
Posted By soclosenotnear
Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.

Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,391
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The...

Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The stock coil will no longer be necessary so anything that was plugged into it (2 wires) can be left in place. Same thing with the factory igniter, anything...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exclamation Seconded

Seconded
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By soclosenotnear
I felt the same way until I actually adjusted...

I felt the same way until I actually adjusted mine. Had it sitting at 2.5* advanced since I bought the gear many years ago. I finally advanced it a bit more and enjoyed the difference. But really,...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,645
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered...

Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered putting that car up for sale.
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 67,350
Posted By soclosenotnear
Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the...

Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the motivation they provide. I always know I'll see progress when I click your thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By soclosenotnear
Been there and done that; my old lady had our...

Been there and done that; my old lady had our newborn in the car, but this is best ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,391
Posted By soclosenotnear
I pulled power and ground from factory igniter...

I pulled power and ground from factory igniter wiring, so I could mount it on factory heat sink.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,391
Posted By soclosenotnear
Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as...

Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as little as you want, only after your setup is running.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 75,186
Posted By soclosenotnear
So, I leaned on the nipple at the top of my...

So, I leaned on the nipple at the top of my radiator and broke it while washing the engine bay. I did the most turbobricks-esque of fixes including jb weld and plastic epoxy. It's been holding a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,487
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great looking wagon you've built here. You're...

Great looking wagon you've built here. You're doing much better than most of us on their first project, myself included. And your English is better than most folks in this country, so don't worry...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By soclosenotnear
Agreed. You should be able to find at least a...

Agreed. You should be able to find at least a td04hl-15g rebuild guide on YouTube, which will be the same concept if you need it.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 107,781
Posted By soclosenotnear
At what point do you ditch the intercooler? Is it...

At what point do you ditch the intercooler? Is it just too much air for unnecessary pipes, hoses, clamps or routing issues, etc?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,575
Posted By soclosenotnear
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=322...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=322665
Forum: showroom 01-16-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By soclosenotnear
^everything you want

^everything you want
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,510
Posted By soclosenotnear
My '95 has no boost gauge, cloth seats, only...

My '95 has no boost gauge, cloth seats, only driver power seat, no heated seats, no sunroof, etc.

That heater core is a fun job. Took me 8 or 10 hours my first go around.
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