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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
great question. It is not hard to find a place to...

great question. It is not hard to find a place to strap the car down and offer me no help. It is hard to find a professional who was willing to work on a real tune on the car with the megasquirt...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks, that seems to be where I'm narrowing in....

Thanks, that seems to be where I'm narrowing in. Appreciate the input.

Hope I didn't seem too dismissive of your previous advice, but not something I think I can realistically pull off.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/da/da89d98f2db809185b...

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/da/da89d98f2db809185b9966e1c59c5b9f96d6172476ac60bd1247cd4d7144c7fe.jpg

the car is actually not currently running, it's down for an overhaul and part of the script is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah that's a pretty attractive option. kinda a...

yeah that's a pretty attractive option. kinda a better version of the hx35
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
looking pretty hard at the 3576 and the 7670. ...

looking pretty hard at the 3576 and the 7670.

I also have read a bit on the S200sxe lineup.. they are a grand cheaper than an efr..
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you just stunned me into silence. No it actually...

you just stunned me into silence. No it actually threw me for a bit of a loop and I spent most of the night yesterday looking at overlaid compressor maps.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,421
Posted By Stiggy Pop
they're only that clean once!

they're only that clean once!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 900
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:nod: New SS with a squared up tire setup,...

:nod: New SS with a squared up tire setup, shocks, brakes... drive circles around a prepped 944 with the AC on.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
here are the maps from Garrett ...

here are the maps from Garrett

https://www.garrettmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Comp-Map-GTX3576R.jpg

https://www.garrettmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Turbine-Flow-GT35.jpg

...
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,682
Posted By Stiggy Pop
forget this guy open me up to C&M. I paid, I want...

forget this guy open me up to C&M. I paid, I want in.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yes help me justify those costs!

yes help me justify those costs!
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,682
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I donated but I'm not telling you how much...

I donated but I'm not telling you how much because I'm a true altruist not in it for the glory :cameron:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I do but I'm not gonna go through the trouble to...

I do but I'm not gonna go through the trouble to post them.



Don't tempt me with a good time.. I've definitely considered it. Also don't even have to do the adapter you can get the Ni housings...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah that's part of the reason I'm getting itchy...

yeah that's part of the reason I'm getting itchy to get something in my hands. I can figure out tubes and hoses, want to make sure I don't hit any weird clearance issues or otherwise. Driving season...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:rofl: ...

:rofl:

https://i.imgur.com/fPhOFbN.gif?noredirect
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Huh, interesting. Looks like a different design...

Huh, interesting. Looks like a different design than the t3 mani me and Tate have

http://i.imgur.com/CL275b7.jpg

Plugging the EWG port would leave that noodle sticking out the side doing...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
What manifold is that, John?

What manifold is that, John?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Duly noted. I feel like the packaging advantages...

Duly noted. I feel like the packaging advantages of the EFR play a lot bigger when you're starting a setup from scratch. Sitting with something that is all built for divided T3, EWG, external DV etc....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I need a non-gated housing. Adapter, yeah....

I need a non-gated housing.

Adapter, yeah. ehhh. It's just not my preference.

is that a push towards EFR or just tips.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I somewhat written off that product line because...

I somewhat written off that product line because they are oil cooled centers only, journal bearing turbos which to me is what I have now. Part of the 'upgrade' was to go for liquid cooling and ball...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Turbo Talk! Critique choices for a 450bhp redblock

I am planning on replacing the HX35 I have been running on my 242 for a few years; with the intent of getting something a little more 'modern' and responsive. The Holset was not overly laggy on my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll tell you it can be a little embarrassing...

I'll tell you it can be a little embarrassing when standing in the machine shop or talking to these companies on the phone and being short on some basic stuff (like what's your cam manufacturer say?...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 74,531
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks again, I can follow that. I can see that...

Thanks again, I can follow that. I can see that it did not take too much foam removal to get a little bit of shape into the seat.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 04:05 PM
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Views: 114,651
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah I scuff basically everything before it gets...

yeah I scuff basically everything before it gets any kind of paint or stain. The covers are porous but also have a 'crap layer' on top that you might as well knock down before you put $30 worth of...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 74,531
Posted By Stiggy Pop
sorry to rehash the seat but inquiring minds.. ...

sorry to rehash the seat but inquiring minds..

So did you remove material to create the 'bucket' or add material, or both?

appreciate your willingness to share how the sausage gets made.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 02:42 PM
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Views: 114,651
Posted By Stiggy Pop
if/when you want to make the covers and trim look...

if/when you want to make the covers and trim look good SEM Bumper Coater in Honda Black worked good for me. The old material sucks it up like a sponge, think I went through two full cans.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yes, and Enem was very helpful! Might have saved...

Yes, and Enem was very helpful! Might have saved some time dealing with them back in November, but at least doing all the math myself forced me to learn it from the ground up.

Couple things...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
gone back and forth with Enem a bit. For their...

gone back and forth with Enem a bit. For their hot cams they run a 37mm bucket same as I have, and use double springs with 88lbs closed and 275 open.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 961
Posted By Stiggy Pop
4 cylinders I'd like to get in a volvo: K20 ...

4 cylinders I'd like to get in a volvo:

K20
F20
SAAB B234r
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:rofl: you picked up on my personality pretty...

:rofl: you picked up on my personality pretty quick. We gotta grab a beer someday.



Thanks doc
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks I'll look him up, I actually thought Fidel...

Thanks I'll look him up, I actually thought Fidel was off the boards/out of the game.

Anyone know the stock guide OD offhand? Little slow at work and would like to go see what I can find for a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Morning guys. Thanks for the chat. I...

Morning guys. Thanks for the chat.



I hear ya. And we're on the same wavelength on the cam, it was really on my mind yesterday. Unfortunately I just don't think I can do it right now, well, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I ended up profiling the cam myself, the charts...

I ended up profiling the cam myself, the charts in his thread. Was still looking to draw from firsthand experience
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
unfortunately the cam came from RSI so that's a...

unfortunately the cam came from RSI so that's a dead end road. Any other Volvo cam makers out there with a similar lift profile that I could pull from?

Quality springs should see a 3-5% loss from...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Wanted: anecdotal experience with valve spring pressures

I'm working on a custom valve train with Ferrea Racing and we are trying to walk ourselves into a good spring selection (beehive or conical). I do not have much to draw from when it comes to spring...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 74,531
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Any pics of the rear seat foam before it was...

Any pics of the rear seat foam before it was covered?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've got a 2.95 1st, .80 5th box with a 3.91 rear...

I've got a 2.95 1st, .80 5th box with a 3.91 rear and I really couldn't love it anymore. It's a great spread for 'road race' type of driving. The fifth wouldn't be as great for guys who commute with...
Forum: showroom 02-06-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Stiggy Pop
looks like a GasGas

looks like a GasGas
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By Stiggy Pop
That's because of your first gear ratio. 3.91...

That's because of your first gear ratio. 3.91 rear with a 2.95 first t5 box is the ticket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no. NPT is tapered by definition. It seals on the...

no. NPT is tapered by definition. It seals on the threads with teflon tape or RTV.

Use a straight thread if you want to get into trying to seal against an o-ring or a crush washer (you don't)
Forum: showroom 02-01-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 864
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I paid $400 for mine and everything under the car...

I paid $400 for mine and everything under the car was shot from sitting in a dirt floor barn, I was still excited about it! I mean how could you go wrong. Buy $400 car, put +$15k into it, worth...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I buy flats of Mann filters from eEuroparts

I buy flats of Mann filters from eEuroparts
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 74,531
Posted By Stiggy Pop
very interested to see this. I am having the...

very interested to see this. I am having the center section of my recaro's done and have the back seat in my basement. Originally I wanted to swap in a different rear seat but then thought maybe I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,160
Posted By Stiggy Pop
maybe that's why my exhaust valve was bouncing...

maybe that's why my exhaust valve was bouncing :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,421
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Very nice, very "volvo" project. Nice to...

Very nice, very "volvo" project. Nice to see.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,160
Posted By Stiggy Pop
How are you guys jigging things up? We set up the...

How are you guys jigging things up? We set up the dial indicator but in order to reach the bucket and clear everything it is at a slight angle. That's going to slightly skew total values. For me it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,723
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Congrats on the baller purchase, report back

Congrats on the baller purchase, report back
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,723
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Is anyone on here running a wave track?

Is anyone on here running a wave track?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By Stiggy Pop
And you’ll need to pre drill it still

And you’ll need to pre drill it still
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 74,531
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The '92 dash I put in my 242 was perfect, few...

The '92 dash I put in my 242 was perfect, few years on now and it grew a small crack during storage one winter. It does feel like a losing battle.
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