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Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,711
Posted By rom
Toyota 1GZ-FE.. just do it.

Toyota 1GZ-FE.. just do it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By rom
jb weld solves most problems. i mean this is tb.

jb weld solves most problems. i mean this is tb.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,786
Posted By rom
man. Mats Ivarsson's engine is hysterically...

man. Mats Ivarsson's engine is hysterically complicated. he even converted it to a serpentine belt
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,095
Posted By rom
screw that. 6 turbo compound turbo, 5 feeding one...

screw that. 6 turbo compound turbo, 5 feeding one massive turbo. then add a supercharger. infinity psi.
Forum: showroom 03-24-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By rom
well those are neat.

well those are neat.
Forum: showroom 03-17-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,768
Posted By rom
All this needs is a giant waving stack of old...

All this needs is a giant waving stack of old mattresses. More power to you but this is ghetto as hell and likely absudly unsafe
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,436
Posted By rom
holy thread resurrection.

holy thread resurrection.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By rom
The sylvania zevo ledís are pretty fantastic....

The sylvania zevo ledís are pretty fantastic. They fill the space with light without hotspots and that cheap led look. The only thing that makes it different for me is brightness obviously and a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By rom
Itíll melt vinyl

Itíll melt vinyl
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By rom
is it sitting high or is your back now sitting...

is it sitting high or is your back now sitting low because you don't have new springs in the back? just sayin'

also, xc70, do we deal with those here now?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By rom
after a tonne of trying to track down electrical...

after a tonne of trying to track down electrical problems. i figured out that it was one of the poopy aftermarket bulb holders that was shorting the brake and on positions because the little fingers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By rom
i bought a steamer and use a very dilute dishsoap...

i bought a steamer and use a very dilute dishsoap mixture and a soft sponge just to loosen some of the more stuck stuff.. works better than anything i've ever used in the past.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By rom
thanks. i bypassed the stupid bulb sensor so at...

thanks. i bypassed the stupid bulb sensor so at least i don't have the stupid bulb out indicator light anymore.. brake lights still aren't working properly though. i'll try the old incandescent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By rom
yah. i got proper 1157's. the third brake light...

yah. i got proper 1157's. the third brake light is incandescent still. or do you mean the third (empty in the us) panel of the lower red strip that is usually empty.

so the bulb failure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,870
Posted By rom
i'll second this one. and while you're at it grab...

i'll second this one. and while you're at it grab some of yoshi's aluminum bushings. it's like bolting Buddha to Jesus then watching them generate much needed amps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,299
Posted By rom
Read "leather help" and got excited. then it...

Read "leather help" and got excited. then it ended up being seats, and not even leather ones.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By rom
sadly, i keep forgetting the midnight rule.

sadly, i keep forgetting the midnight rule.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 41,615
Posted By rom
these are pretty easy to dump from flash into...

these are pretty easy to dump from flash into jpeg then compile into pdf. i've dumped some of the chapters into pdf. i'm slowly working on dumping the rest. i find flash infuriating.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By rom
Switched to led lights now my brake lights donít work

I switched to sylvania led taillight bulbs and now my taillights are super bright but only the third brake light gets brighter when i press the brake. Also, my brake lights work when the car is off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By rom
Registration marks for the silkscreen? Just a...

Registration marks for the silkscreen? Just a guess
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By rom
Having no engineering experience limits my...

Having no engineering experience limits my ability to make something like this, but yah, it seems like it would open a whole world of options.



i may be purchasing these. they seem like a more...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By rom
Coilover adapter question

Is there some reason that a coilover adapter like this wouldnít work in our cars?
http://responsetype.com/shop/datsun/fairlady-s130/280zx-to-s13-coilover-adapter-kit/
Forum: showroom 02-10-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,648
Posted By rom
Meh. Doesn’t do it for me.

Meh. Doesn’t do it for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By rom
so everyone's 240 does this?

so everyone's 240 does this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By rom
already did. i never turn it on. so....

already did. i never turn it on. so....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By rom
Overhead light makes hot spot on the roof.

I noticed it when it started snowing but there's a hot spot on my roof where the overhead light is. the thing is, i never turn it on, it's not set to go on with the door. there's no reason it should...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,051
Posted By rom
well that's clean. i like it. looks great.

well that's clean. i like it. looks great.
Forum: showroom 12-28-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By rom
I'm pretty sure you just described an rwd volvo...

I'm pretty sure you just described an rwd volvo obsession.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By rom
should prolly crush it. she let all the volvo...

should prolly crush it. she let all the volvo magic sprinkles out of the magic sprinkles hole. it's a kia now.
Forum: showroom 12-09-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,142
Posted By rom
should i have a boner right now.

should i have a boner right now.
Forum: showroom 11-28-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By rom
Ollld news.

Ollld news.
Forum: showroom 11-14-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By rom
I just used yours. Thanks. Apparently i’ve...

I just used yours. Thanks. Apparently i’ve consumed too much alcohol to operate a computer properly.
Forum: showroom 11-14-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By rom
fixed..

fixed..
Forum: showroom 11-14-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By rom
My wife says volvo owners have a weird sense of humor

https://i.imgur.com/8faXLxil.jpg


I want to make a new back with the prancing moose.

Thanks hiperfauto
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By rom
Side exit, no muffler. Zero intake noise issues. ...

Side exit, no muffler. Zero intake noise issues. Side benefit of putting your infant directly to sleep as soon as you start the car (assuming you have an infant of course)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By rom
Sorry to threadjack, but where are those vents...

Sorry to threadjack, but where are those vents from. Thatís one damn fine hood
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,127
Posted By rom
Meh, gotta be carbon. Might as well have an...

Meh, gotta be carbon. Might as well have an undertray worth 20 times as much as the car. #racecar
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By rom
Weíve got a winner. Still seemingly had the...

Weíve got a winner. Still seemingly had the original 1989 volvo fpr age welded to the fuel hose. Sheís running smoothly now, new fpr, new hose, no stalling out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By rom
I may just try that. Fprís are cheap and easy to...

I may just try that. Fprís are cheap and easy to swap. Couldnít hurt to have a new one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By rom
Iíll second this. Buy as needed or youíll end up...

Iíll second this. Buy as needed or youíll end up with a bunch of volvo useless sae stuff that will just sit there tempting you to round over bolts when you lose your 10mm socket 300 times in a day
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By rom
Donít know yet, i just got her limped home. I was...

Donít know yet, i just got her limped home. I was guessing crank sensor. Iíll update with what i find when itís cooler outside and i can dig into it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By rom
Starting and running fine till warmed up.. then sputtering to death.

So 1989 244 will run just fine till it's heated up.. then after it's heated up for a little while, it sputters and dies unless i'm driving at freeway speeds. then i let it cool down for a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By rom
i guess i'll try and peel my sedan seat apart. ...

i guess i'll try and peel my sedan seat apart. fwiw, i was just assuming they were glued down because they don't wrinkle like the front seats.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By rom
Got any installed pictures?

Got any installed pictures?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By rom
the back seat covers are glued to the foam right?...

the back seat covers are glued to the foam right? I'd be happy to sacrifice my extra rear seat for the cause.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 82,798
Posted By rom
I'm sitting here waiting as well.

I'm sitting here waiting as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By rom
6'4 here, i always feel my hair brushing the...

6'4 here, i always feel my hair brushing the headliner. I could use a little less height on the seats. that said, i never have to use the sun visors so that's a bonus.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By rom
I'll second this. I'm running cheap ass autozone...

I'll second this. I'm running cheap ass autozone rotors on my dd and they work great (well they work great now that my stuffed up brake caliper is replaced)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By rom
so did you do it. i just stumbled on lseat today...

so did you do it. i just stumbled on lseat today and was considering going for it myself. the bmw and porsche guys seem to like them. and 300 bucks is hard to say no to. i do wish they did the back...
Forum: showroom 08-08-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,485
Posted By rom
I'm beginning to hate photobucket.

I'm beginning to hate photobucket.
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