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Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 394
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Posted By cosbySweater
Thanks! This is temporary I the plan is to build...

Thanks! This is temporary I the plan is to build a beefier hotside for it in the future I can actually hang wastegates off
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
So first and foremost before I get grilled about...

So first and foremost before I get grilled about this. Yes I did mount the wastegate on the housing of the turbo, I did it due to time constraints on getting this deal done. I ordered another exhaust...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
I got chu http://i.imgur.com/S2WDAGO.jpg...

I got chu
http://i.imgur.com/S2WDAGO.jpg (https://imgur.com/S2WDAGO)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Well we are in the home stretch on this turd as...

Well we are in the home stretch on this turd as far as major upgrades go! I cannot say enough about the s366 clone and 44mm wastegate I got from vs racing. Most of the time I rock the car with no air...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Got my new wastegate today and started working on...

Got my new wastegate today and started working on getting a ebc in the car, so I spent the day doing some basic work.

http://i.imgur.com/luJ4WTa.jpg (https://imgur.com/luJ4WTa)...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
I mean I did the 2 pumps because if I want to...

I mean I did the 2 pumps because if I want to turn the wick up I can with no issues. I just want it to be as safe as possible. Lq4s are not cheap
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
I will say this, the pumps fit in easily when you...

I will say this, the pumps fit in easily when you get rid of the sending unit and return line. However I would never suggest welding one of these old tanks, the offgas from the old galvanizing is...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
I don't really at this point have a set power...

I don't really at this point have a set power goal. I'm just trying to completely optimize the car so if I want to kick it hard I can without worrying about it. And yes on the single 450 with 80s on...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Whelp got the fuel system done. Ended up going...

Whelp got the fuel system done. Ended up going with twin 525 pumps in the stock sump. Welded in another stock sending unit hole offset for fuel level. Which I might add hasn't worked in over a year....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 40,631
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah. When you reuse the head gaskets it's like...

Yeah. When you reuse the head gaskets it's like either youre okay with pushing a little coolant or you buy a new set. Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 40,631
Posted By cosbySweater
At first I ran the Fairmont with no rear ports...

At first I ran the Fairmont with no rear ports and it would have a slight rattle at wot around 6k sounded like preignition. I have pics of the plugs somewhere, but number 7 you could see was lean on...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 40,631
Posted By cosbySweater
Do you have a ls1 style steam port? That helps a...

Do you have a ls1 style steam port? That helps a bunch with heat. On my fairmont I used 2 truck steam ports and t'd them together and that seems to work well too
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By cosbySweater
If anyone of you want a 8.8 in your volvo. Let me...

If anyone of you want a 8.8 in your volvo. Let me know I have a jig for welding the mounts. I can source axles no problem. It isn't going to be dirt cheap. But I have the tooling and time for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By cosbySweater
It's fine. Ship it

It's fine. Ship it
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,803
Posted By cosbySweater
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 54,341
Posted By cosbySweater
If you moth balls it for a while, I may drive my...

If you moth balls it for a while, I may drive my 244 up for ipd and I'll let you drive it. That may motivate you?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By cosbySweater
You don't really need c clip eliminators on a...

You don't really need c clip eliminators on a explorer 8.8 they have disk brakes and the caliper bracket captures the rotor
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By cosbySweater
I love the fact those are dropouts. I have a...

I love the fact those are dropouts. I have a Toyota axle and Supra diff laying in storage, never got around to using it. May use it one day on another project
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By cosbySweater
8.8. set it and forget it

8.8. set it and forget it
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By cosbySweater
I did the 8.8 swap in a day. It's not bad to do,...

I did the 8.8 swap in a day. It's not bad to do, shortened the tube myself. All in all I have 120 bucks into the swap. Over 20k very hard miles on it with no issues at all. I guess it comes down to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By cosbySweater
I would swap out the turbo if you plan to turn it...

I would swap out the turbo if you plan to turn it up, that tiny stock turbo is going to be a egt/back pressure monster
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By cosbySweater
You never mentioned if you're going to upgrade...

You never mentioned if you're going to upgrade your turbo or not. Also do the accumulator mod on the transmission unless you want to clobber it. Lol
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By cosbySweater
That is soooooo old and completely outdated

That is soooooo old and completely outdated
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Chance of rain Saturday??? Damn I'm gonna have to...

Chance of rain Saturday??? Damn I'm gonna have to keep a eye on that
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Well, going racing this weekend! Installed a 25mm...

Well, going racing this weekend! Installed a 25mm sway bar in the rear and threw a stocker back in the front. Remover the exhaust before the axle and did a turn down to clear everything. It's so loud...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
No real updates just yet but I am still doing...

No real updates just yet but I am still doing alot of work to it. I'll post when it's done. For now
http://i.imgur.com/VYi2C6W.png (https://imgur.com/VYi2C6W)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,803
Posted By cosbySweater
Lol

Lol
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,803
Posted By cosbySweater
Hahahahaha

Hahahahaha
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,803
Posted By cosbySweater
God dam that's cheap as hell

God dam that's cheap as hell
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,002
Posted By cosbySweater
Get a regulator and use the stock rail, and don't...

Get a regulator and use the stock rail, and don't waste money on a different intake. Get a 8.8 and have it redrilled for a Volvo pattern. Personally I believe you're over thinking it. Even the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,803
Posted By cosbySweater
Depends on your budget and how crafty you are....

Depends on your budget and how crafty you are. You can easily build a car for 3-4k and make 500whp if you pick and choose your parts well and are doing all the fabrication yourself. I have right...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By cosbySweater
It's lh2.4 you can just swap to a later model...

It's lh2.4 you can just swap to a later model ECU. It's nice having it ECU controlled. Because you know they like did that from the factory..
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By cosbySweater
Don't the Volvo relays have a internal breaker?...

Don't the Volvo relays have a internal breaker? Also what ECU do you have? If it's lh2.4 just wire it to the ECU and get a efan compatible ECU from a 9 series
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 117,443
Posted By cosbySweater
I had this issue on my car with it siphoning the...

I had this issue on my car with it siphoning the alcohol tank, got a snow performance check valve and that seems to have solved my issues for the moment
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By cosbySweater
it will last for a long time if you do what...

it will last for a long time if you do what lostartof said. mine never blew and I was so mean to that transmission. also get a good converter, if you run the holset with a stock converter it will be...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,066
Posted By cosbySweater
Not complaining, it's just a moot point, use...

Not complaining, it's just a moot point, use whatever is most economically priced and easy to aquire. That's how I do things and so far my stock rod bolts in all of my engines have never failed due...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,066
Posted By cosbySweater
How many redblock rodbolts have you personally...

How many redblock rodbolts have you personally seen snapped due to anything other then a blown out engine. And at what power level?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,066
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah the rod bolt size doesn't mean anything....

Yeah the rod bolt size doesn't mean anything. Cause, I mean. Look at all of the people that snap rodbolts. The only time it really happens is when a bearing goes bye bye.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah my dad helped develop these chassis in the...

Yeah my dad helped develop these chassis in the early 90s he's been using these since I can remember. I remember when the c4s we're still new and I thought they were the coolest cars ever and I would...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah the 55 should be fun. It's not going to be a...

Yeah the 55 should be fun. It's not going to be a show car, going to throw on used trim and probably wrap it after the body work, I'll try to throw some engine pictures up later. The original plan...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
well just been driving the car and tuning, cant...

well just been driving the car and tuning, cant get very far, completely out of fuel pump at this point. so I hope I can get that fixed and do some drag racing before the end of the season, started...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 104,537
Posted By cosbySweater
Tate go to snake eater performance. Proven...

Tate go to snake eater performance. Proven results dirt cheap. I use them and they are great. The 1500s are I think 40 a piece
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah the 240/33 is what I use and it's damn near...

Yeah the 240/33 is what I use and it's damn near dead on
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By cosbySweater
I've been running a goldbox ms3x in my car for...

I've been running a goldbox ms3x in my car for almost 2 years, I love it. Never had any issues with it. For the price it's pretty hard to beat. But if your going to have someone else tune your car,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,662
Posted By cosbySweater
Man that's alot of duration on those cams. Any...

Man that's alot of duration on those cams. Any audio clips?
Forum: showroom 10-24-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By cosbySweater
yea its not very loud at all. also I have a very...

yea its not very loud at all. also I have a very quiet exhaust
Forum: showroom 10-23-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By cosbySweater
https://youtu.be/4oDkrvYfyO8

https://youtu.be/4oDkrvYfyO8
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,662
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah what are you planning on doing with the car?

Yeah what are you planning on doing with the car?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,855
Posted By cosbySweater
It's finished, except for the return line :/....

It's finished, except for the return line :/. Came out great, need to retune the car tomorrow!
http://i.imgur.com/Eu1F48S.jpg (https://imgur.com/Eu1F48S)
http://i.imgur.com/gEQXpxx.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,002
Posted By cosbySweater
Lol, k

Lol, k
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