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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:27 PM
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Posted By RvolvoR
nice...looks a bit more lightweight than what I...

nice...looks a bit more lightweight than what I came up with.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 84,113
Posted By RvolvoR
I think they are 18x10 from what he was saying to...

I think they are 18x10 from what he was saying to me yesterday.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 84,113
Posted By RvolvoR
a 79 shouldn't have had a stainless strip on it...

a 79 shouldn't have had a stainless strip on it at all...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By RvolvoR
Why spend the time and/or money doing **** twice?...

Why spend the time and/or money doing **** twice? just do it once and get it done....I hate the "I'm doing this for now" ****...because it never ends up getting redone how it should have been to...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 84,113
Posted By RvolvoR
It doesnt work on the rear.

It doesnt work on the rear.
Forum: showroom 03-12-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By RvolvoR
16s to 17s look okay....16s to 18s look stupid: ...

16s to 17s look okay....16s to 18s look stupid:
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0047/9723/5313/products/DSCN3827_1600x.JPG?v=1538807640
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By RvolvoR
Moving the mounting points inboard is bad juju as...

Moving the mounting points inboard is bad juju as it will just exacerbate the side to side movement of the axle on articulation.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By RvolvoR
I'm not talking roundy-round. I suggest you read...

I'm not talking roundy-round. I suggest you read this to study what the effects of moving the panhard around do:

http://lateral-g.net/forums/showthread.php4?t=42568

Also, a few of us have done...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By RvolvoR
you might be able to just drill another hole 1"...

you might be able to just drill another hole 1" up and maybe clearance the mount...but it really depends on (this is what I have been reading as well, so take it with a grain of salt) the type of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By RvolvoR
to adjust roll center.

to adjust roll center.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,159
Posted By RvolvoR
you're going to spend more time shifting than in...

you're going to spend more time shifting than in any one gear. First gear will be like a granny first in a pickup truck.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,028
Posted By RvolvoR
yep, plus the added scrub radius on the street...

yep, plus the added scrub radius on the street can make for some...interesting...handling characteristics
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,028
Posted By RvolvoR
for a 10" wheel to fit up front, you need a wheel...

for a 10" wheel to fit up front, you need a wheel with around a -5mm offset.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By RvolvoR
shoot, a big bench belt sander would probably...

shoot, a big bench belt sander would probably take care of that in a jiffy.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By RvolvoR
16s aren't worth even buying anymore....there are...

16s aren't worth even buying anymore....there are hardly any decent tire choices in 16. Go 17s or 18s.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,159
Posted By RvolvoR
I think with 3.31s, a largish turbo, and 600+ hp...

I think with 3.31s, a largish turbo, and 600+ hp that youíll be wanting a numerically lower gear ratio. Youíll just end up shifting a bunch and being in and out of boost. The car might actually end...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,159
Posted By RvolvoR
I wouldn't use the STS flywheel with that clutch...

I wouldn't use the STS flywheel with that clutch kit. Sintered clutches and iron flywheels are bad juju. Time to buck up for a yoshi/ttv/bakaxel billet steel flywheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By RvolvoR
I ran one a loooong time ago on a b21ft. With a T...

I ran one a loooong time ago on a b21ft. With a T cam still in it, it made 190whp and 250 ft/lbs at 14 psi on 93. Spooled awesome and had a bunch more in it if I had done a cam upgrade.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,517
Posted By RvolvoR
yep, I'm at probably $350 for my 8.8 with an LSD...

yep, I'm at probably $350 for my 8.8 with an LSD rebuild kit, new axle bearings/seals, and a fancy cover for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,517
Posted By RvolvoR
I think a lot of people get lost in comparing the...

I think a lot of people get lost in comparing the 8.8" and 9". While, technically, the 9" is a "better axle". That does not necessarily make it better for the application; especially when cost of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,517
Posted By RvolvoR
guess we should all swap dana 135s into our 4...

guess we should all swap dana 135s into our 4 wheeling volv...oh wait.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,517
Posted By RvolvoR
Point me to a "specced out" 9" for $200 or...

Point me to a "specced out" 9" for $200 or less...I'll take 10.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,076
Posted By RvolvoR
an NA header like that was never "in production."...

an NA header like that was never "in production." They had that built as a one off IIRC.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 84,113
Posted By RvolvoR
83 DL is the only year/model which had slim...

83 DL is the only year/model which had slim bumpers and 5 panels.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,268
Posted By RvolvoR
Tips in general. Also, you don't NEED a non-gated...

Tips in general. Also, you don't NEED a non-gated housing.

You can just run one/two of these:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,268
Posted By RvolvoR
There are gated t3 backhousings available for...

There are gated t3 backhousings available for both of those EFRs. Its a .83 housing. You could also do what Tate did and run a t3 to t4 adapter.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,936
Posted By RvolvoR
Iím in Portland and have one I hope to have on...

Iím in Portland and have one I hope to have on the road by April....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 249,698
Posted By RvolvoR
If you shop right, you can get one of those dump...

If you shop right, you can get one of those dump pump setups for $560 or so. Super easy and clean install with AN fittings built into it. No need to **** around with the stock sending unit.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By RvolvoR
and its not like 300 to 400 hp redblock is THAT...

and its not like 300 to 400 hp redblock is THAT difficult on stock parts either
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By RvolvoR
or...just build a y-pipe from the stock...

or...just build a y-pipe from the stock manifolds. If you can't figure out how to do that, the rest of this project might be beyond your scope of abilities.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By RvolvoR
uh, its made to be a bottom mount manifold on the...

uh, its made to be a bottom mount manifold on the BMWs. Think about the shape of the turbo trying to use it top mount.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By RvolvoR
its not going to. your best best is a y-pipe from...

its not going to. your best best is a y-pipe from the stock manifolds.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By RvolvoR
he's in europe, he can just find somebody to ship...

he's in europe, he can just find somebody to ship him a welded BMW box easily.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By RvolvoR
Circle D

Circle D
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,195
Posted By RvolvoR
I would be curious to see what kind of drive...

I would be curious to see what kind of drive pressures the system is seeing based on what happened.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By RvolvoR
Or swap a later model rear end and cluster in.

Or swap a later model rear end and cluster in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By RvolvoR
Speedhut Speedbox and a custom made speedo cable...

Speedhut Speedbox and a custom made speedo cable are working great for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By RvolvoR
a 95 would have the ****ty oil/water cooler...

a 95 would have the ****ty oil/water cooler anyways.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By RvolvoR
Eh, the motor in his 93 240 is probably in better...

Eh, the motor in his 93 240 is probably in better shape than the ft. FT motors are all pretty worn out by now.

It sounds like the OP might need to do a little more research and put together a plan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By RvolvoR
Weird, volvopartswebstore application guide lists...

Weird, volvopartswebstore application guide lists it for 05-07 cars...but with a 2.5t, hmm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By RvolvoR
Im guessing that the 61 is actually for m66 FWD...

Im guessing that the 61 is actually for m66 FWD cars.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,709
Posted By RvolvoR
somebody swapped that roof in. Only 960s came...

somebody swapped that roof in. Only 960s came with a glass moonroof.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 180,844
Posted By RvolvoR
The tips of the valves are cut down. 98% sure of...

The tips of the valves are cut down. 98% sure of that.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,709
Posted By RvolvoR
not strange, 93-95 940s got that front end in the...

not strange, 93-95 940s got that front end in the US
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 180,844
Posted By RvolvoR
you should probably pick up one of these guys if...

you should probably pick up one of these guys if you are going to mess with stuff yourself:...
Forum: events 01-15-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,596
Posted By RvolvoR
just the crank

just the crank
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 180,844
Posted By RvolvoR
they should have something... they will be custom...

they should have something... they will be custom one-offs for price and availability, but we (well, pat actually) sent them a complete slice of a 530 head a few years ago for them to design the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,028
Posted By RvolvoR
also, you could just get it powdercoated

also, you could just get it powdercoated
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,944
Posted By RvolvoR
a 1jz or a bmw m50 engine...

a 1jz or a bmw m50 engine...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,028
Posted By RvolvoR
honestly, what works best for cleaning the...

honestly, what works best for cleaning the undercoating off of the bottom of the tank is gasoline. It will soften it up to the point of being able to wipe it off.
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