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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
one of many treats! If nothing else I'm learning....

one of many treats! If nothing else I'm learning. Yes tube is .065" 304 stainless.




that is of some comfort, thanks :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 219,362
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is going to be great

This is going to be great
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks, I kinda wish I did a better job showing...

Thanks, I kinda wish I did a better job showing the car in original form in the first posts here but I've got the pics still. Not many people see the underside of the car, so I'm happy to show it off...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Stiggy Pop
would appreciate if you can get a pic and post it...

would appreciate if you can get a pic and post it up, I have an RSI head and curious. Any reason to believe it had any particular cause?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 154,167
Posted By Stiggy Pop
he's a good pilot

he's a good pilot
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 242,750
Posted By Stiggy Pop
sweet!

sweet!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I went through some old pictures of the car from...

I went through some old pictures of the car from when I first pulled it out of the barn and did some before and after comparison for Instagram, figured I'd post it here too.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thanks! I do have a soft spot for the 8valve, it...

thanks! I do have a soft spot for the 8valve, it definitely sounds good :nod:



don't worry I judge myself plenty haha.

Really appreciate the feedback, glad you guys are digging it. Trust me...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This was my big splurge, I bought a Borg Warner...

This was my big splurge, I bought a Borg Warner efr 7670. I plan on keeping the external wastegate so got the divided t4 flange, there is no ewg t3 housing option (that I could find anywhere).
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 154,167
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Looks good, I like the lighter color on the car

Looks good, I like the lighter color on the car
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks for the heads up on the “look for” on the...

Thanks for the heads up on the “look for” on the shortened arms. Honestly hadn’t thought about spherical at both ends I was kinda just buying stuff hah.

Ben - I’ll send a note over about spacers...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Great option for the 5 of us left still investing...

Great option for the 5 of us left still investing heavily in 8v heads :rofl:



Oh yeah, there was definitely a moment of "ohhh, that's why 15mm is his min.". I bought the 16.5's for the rear,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks! I'm really excited about the seats, I...

Thanks! I'm really excited about the seats, I think it did a lot for the interior. The breather box is working out very well indeed! I bought and returned a few variations of cans and couldn't make...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
i have to go through a ton of pictures. Yeah I...

i have to go through a ton of pictures. Yeah I had to work it to even get it on, as it is I don't think I can adjust it on the car; I just got tired of sanding and tapped it in where I wanted it....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 199,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll tell you one thing - it's been a long seven...

I'll tell you one thing - it's been a long seven months of downtime! Yes, I really managed to balloon this into that much garage time (and cash). But the results seem to be worth it. I've made enough...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 118,988
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think Mike Yount was referring to the splash...

I think Mike Yount was referring to the splash pan?

I guess either way, good to not drive over things unexpectedly at triple digits!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 118,988
Posted By Stiggy Pop
shoot, now I have a new thing to worry about. If...

shoot, now I have a new thing to worry about. If my aluminum one comes off at 110 it's going to get spicy!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 219,362
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Painting is fun

Painting is fun
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Posted By Stiggy Pop
here's the 48/40 Ferrea valves in the chamber. ...

here's the 48/40 Ferrea valves in the chamber.

https://i.imgur.com/zFbO5S3l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/nF0plAil.jpg

and a bit of the ports

https://i.imgur.com/hWIjtNf.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I pick my car up with a lift so there's really no...

I pick my car up with a lift so there's really no choice BUT to lift it at the jack stand points. Done it a few hundred times now and it's not a problem. For me it's preferable to jacking it up by...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd agree that sodium isn't worth chasing, and...

I'd agree that sodium isn't worth chasing, and that inconel isn't necessary (not to say that there's NO reason to use it).

I spent a good portion of the winter on the phone with Ferrea racing...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Stage zero, toss the cam in and your uncle’s name...

Stage zero, toss the cam in and your uncle’s name is Bob
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I get it but also feel like this is advice for...

I get it but also feel like this is advice for people who donít know how to use thread sealant properly. That said Iíve never had a turbo that had pipe thread on the inlet so idunno
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you wouldn't, pipe thread seals on the thread....

you wouldn't, pipe thread seals on the thread. I'd suggest a quality teflon thread sealant over the TB-style grey RTV.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 154,167
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Watched the whole interview, it's much better to...

Watched the whole interview, it's much better to have you describing things in real-time while pointing things out rather than reading/pictures. Also appreciate your humility and down-to-earth style....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd say so, I'd be looking for something a little...

I'd say so, I'd be looking for something a little more friendly unless you really needed the torque rating.

No issues with mine slipping *touch wood*
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By Stiggy Pop
for stockish power? no.

for stockish power? no.
Forum: website & board 05-17-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,807
Posted By Stiggy Pop
No way, best typo ever

No way, best typo ever
Forum: website & board 05-16-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,807
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thank you for this :rofl::rofl::rofl: ...

thank you for this :rofl::rofl::rofl:

https://i.imgur.com/cddVrae.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 118,988
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The new BMW i6's make peak torque at 1600rpm. I...

The new BMW i6's make peak torque at 1600rpm. I haven't driven one, and it's hard for me to imagine how a turbo motor would behave like that!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 98,193
Posted By Stiggy Pop
That 0-60 time is pretty damn good!

That 0-60 time is pretty damn good!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,691
Posted By Stiggy Pop
did I miss something or does the greenbook...

did I miss something or does the greenbook procedure make no mention of shims.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,691
Posted By Stiggy Pop
can you expand? We did wheel bearings last week,...

can you expand? We did wheel bearings last week, didn't shim anything..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,369
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Stock replacement fuel filters come with bonded...

Stock replacement fuel filters come with bonded seal washers. Also heard them called o-ring washers or lip seal washers. They used them on SAABs since forever.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,280
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hat in the ring

hat in the ring
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
ahh that makes sense. Ok so then I'm basically...

ahh that makes sense. Ok so then I'm basically cooling my turbo the same way Volvo cooled engine oil, noice!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I looked through a bunch of schematics and must...

I looked through a bunch of schematics and must have missed where those pipes were used, was it used for turbo water? I've never had a car come through with that style pipe that I can recall.

It...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 97,160
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you really have an eye for clean packaging and...

you really have an eye for clean packaging and design. I like that cooler duct/scoop quite a bit, is that ABS plastic?

what's that fancy pants vacuum line?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I decided to plumb differently than Volvo. I'm...

I decided to plumb differently than Volvo. I'm going to take my water feed from the drain on the block (3/8 NPT) and return the water to the water pump inlet. Rather than modify the water pump and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I just did 20 long studs and front/rear wheel...

I just did 20 long studs and front/rear wheel bearings on an ABS car this weekend, you'll have to take the front hubs and tone rings off.

I did not want to sit there and impact 20 studs in place,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
but if you pulled from the other side of the pump...

but if you pulled from the other side of the pump you could get that AND positive flow at all times while the engine is running, right?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that hard pipe is great looking! if I could weld...

that hard pipe is great looking! if I could weld like that in the garage I'd go for it.

I'm a little stuck on something.. why did volvo, and everyone else, take the water from the suction side of...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've done it two ways: measurements and basic...

I've done it two ways: measurements and basic math using the bell housing and block as datums. Or find/make a feeler gauge and reached in through the clutch fork hole in the bell housing (that was...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've of course had that thought, but at the same...

I've of course had that thought, but at the same time a good quality pump could easily last the rest of the cars effective life with the amount of miles its driven now.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
we were just rapping about how we could add a...

we were just rapping about how we could add a t-junction to the hard pipe on the back of the water pump and take some of the feed from the heater core path.

Anyone done this or have a reason it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah please do, thanks. I had originally been...

yeah please do, thanks. I had originally been looking for a pipe ID size that would be a slip-over and weld to the outlet. Madvillain sent me a pic of his which was a butt-fit after cutting the end...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Adding a hard elbow to water pump outlet

I have seen people mention adding an aluminum elbow to the water pump outlet to help with turbo header clearance, but don't think I've ever actually seen it done in pictures. It would help me with...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 47,004
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've had the washer bottle in the trunk of my 242...

I've had the washer bottle in the trunk of my 242 for a few years now, stock pump. It works, takes a couple pulls to prime it up sometimes is all.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Stiggy Pop
weird then, that Summit Racing sells 9 bolt wheels

weird then, that Summit Racing sells 9 bolt wheels
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Stiggy Pop
or a 9-bolt moto-lita :uh:

or a 9-bolt moto-lita :uh:
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