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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By spongemonster
Well chances are I have it, it'll just be buried...

Well chances are I have it, it'll just be buried somewhere in the carport under a lot of other junk that's actually not junk. More of a hassle than anything but I really just needed to know what to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By spongemonster
Ah meaning there's a bracket I'm missing. Well...

Ah meaning there's a bracket I'm missing. Well damn that's going to be fun to try to replace. Too bad they didn't do it like my 16v and just use clamps. I'll put up some pics just in case anyone else...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,212
Posted By spongemonster
It's likely too long. Now I'm just guesstimating...

It's likely too long. Now I'm just guesstimating based on having owned a 240 and currently owning a cherokee. Personally if it was me I'd sell off all the cherokee parts and put it towards an LS....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By spongemonster
I just tried fitting it and there's no way is for...

I just tried fitting it and there's no way is for the MAF unless there was an additional bracket. I took some pics but I'll have to wait to upload them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By spongemonster
What are these two holes for in my turbo air filter lid?

I've got a 90 740 turbo that has a cone filter jammed on to the MAF sensor but I have reason to believe that it's just causing me issues. Seems once the car is good and hot I get pinging and power...
Forum: showroom 11-13-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By spongemonster
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/416269/2 Now...

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/416269/2

Now scroll down until you see it. While everyone will tell you there are no gains I actually did notice a bit more top end at the cost of losing a slight bit...
Forum: showroom 05-30-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,331
Posted By spongemonster
Looks like a pretty neat project you've got there...

Looks like a pretty neat project you've got there Jordan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By spongemonster
Hmm you guys want to do mine it just popped. It's...

Hmm you guys want to do mine it just popped. It's the one job on my car that scares me hahaha.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,147
Posted By spongemonster
I'd use the getrag if I could ever actually find...

I'd use the getrag if I could ever actually find one. I even have the clutch and adapter plate already.
Forum: showroom 11-05-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,863
Posted By spongemonster
So what's that little air dam lip off of? This...

So what's that little air dam lip off of? This sort of thing makes me wonder why more of us aren't importing the cars or at least the motors.
Forum: events 10-26-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,520
Posted By spongemonster
Nooo I just read this now and already have plans....

Nooo I just read this now and already have plans. That and the winters aren't on yet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By spongemonster
I recall IPD had a nice write-up on their site,...

I recall IPD had a nice write-up on their site, but I can't find it anymore so hopefully someone ha a copy saved.
Forum: showroom 08-15-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,800
Posted By spongemonster
Well I know we all say it but next year I'll have...

Well I know we all say it but next year I'll have my car going again. (This year I fixed everything but a tranny that was supposed to be perfect turned out to be less than and after spending almost...
Forum: events 08-10-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 27,127
Posted By spongemonster
I'm out. The tranny is just way way way too gone...

I'm out. The tranny is just way way way too gone and I don't have any time to swap it. Too bad I would have liked to get help firing up the pre-wired megasquirt on my car. That and I got a speed...
Forum: events 08-07-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 27,127
Posted By spongemonster
I have my clutch kit but the tranny is not going...

I have my clutch kit but the tranny is not going to last much longer (lots of whine and puked almost all the atf out and won't keep new in as well as no overdrive). I sent Martin a pm hoping he knew...
Forum: events 08-05-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 27,127
Posted By spongemonster
Ok well my plans to get a tranny in this weekend...

Ok well my plans to get a tranny in this weekend are sunk. Payday came too late and my clutch kit didn't arrive. I'm just leaving to go to the wreckers and yank another tranny. I may be able to bust...
Forum: events 08-03-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 27,127
Posted By spongemonster
Help needed from other Okanagan people. Sort of...

Help needed from other Okanagan people. Sort of off topic but I'm in a pinch. My clutch kit hasn't arrived today and I won't be able to swap trannies this weekend as planned. I don't have anywhere to...
Forum: events 07-23-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 27,127
Posted By spongemonster
Hey Amar last year I missed most of the thing...

Hey Amar last year I missed most of the thing because of a gf. I'm not with that one anymore. I regret missing the meet but I don't miss her. Enough said hehehe.
Forum: showroom 07-10-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,055
Posted By spongemonster
Nice. Looks like the car's gonna eat that front...

Nice. Looks like the car's gonna eat that front right wheel. It's pretty cool that the actual pros were cool about the car. Same thing with bikes you can tell the squids from the real riders by the...
Forum: showroom 07-04-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,404
Posted By spongemonster
Emotional and extrovert "R-design is entirely...

Emotional and extrovert
"R-design is entirely in line with the accelerated focus on making our cars more extrovert and emotional. It gives the buyers the opportunity to spice up the already distinct...
Forum: events 07-04-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 27,127
Posted By spongemonster
Haha ok this is gonna sound dumb but I just...

Haha ok this is gonna sound dumb but I just realized most of you will be taking highway six (well those of you coming from the coast). Well that just happens to go within a km of my place. I may just...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,939
Posted By spongemonster
Hmm I think what people have failed to realize is...

Hmm I think what people have failed to realize is that Volvos really aren't pretty cars. Especially not 240's and 740's. Whether one is uglier than the other is a matter of opinion. I'll take my 69...
Forum: showroom 05-30-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,079
Posted By spongemonster
It's a spy car. Comes with it's own smoke screen...

It's a spy car. Comes with it's own smoke screen and oil slick. That's pretty insane. I bet it made some nasty noises too. You should (grab some ear plugs) spin that thing up with an air compressor...
Forum: showroom 05-30-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,101
Posted By spongemonster
Sorry to thread jack but what were you saying...

Sorry to thread jack but what were you saying about motorcycle throttle bodies? The stockers are joined but that's nothing a little saw work can't take care of considering they're not totally cast...
Forum: showroom 05-28-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,148
Posted By spongemonster
I was waved at once. I've been driving Volvos for...

I was waved at once. I've been driving Volvos for about 8 or 9 years now. Everything from 245's the 744's, 745's and a 69 145. I was so shocked someone actually noticed I was driving a modified volvo...
Forum: showroom 05-28-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,495
Posted By spongemonster
Hahaha now what everyone always forgets is it's...

Hahaha now what everyone always forgets is it's not the car that's rice is the driver that makes a car ricey. That's not really ricey but calling it ricey yourself seems to have stirred up the...
Forum: showroom 05-28-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,101
Posted By spongemonster
Firstly wow that is some very very nice work....

Firstly wow that is some very very nice work. Secondly people wtf is wrong with you? We have someone making some crazy stuff that the majority of people on this board will never be able to do...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By spongemonster
Hmm well you might want to look at the...

Hmm well you might want to look at the thunderbird super coupe super charger. It's a slightly easier design to work with and runs piping off of it rather than having to be bolted to a custom...
Forum: showroom 05-19-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By spongemonster
Hmm you can't get a Gl 16 valve either lol

Hmm you can't get a Gl 16 valve either lol
Forum: showroom 05-19-2007, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By spongemonster
Engine options and other interior options?

Engine options and other interior options?
Forum: showroom 05-19-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,580
Posted By spongemonster
Only 14 in Japan?!? Holy crap I saw one here that...

Only 14 in Japan?!? Holy crap I saw one here that was imported from Japan. Had something like 30 thousand km on it. I posted about it hmm two years ago.

Looking really good bud.
Forum: showroom 05-18-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By spongemonster
Soooo anyone have a decor panel that they just...

Soooo anyone have a decor panel that they just have to sell me?
Forum: showroom 05-18-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 411,952
Posted By spongemonster
Huh yeah girls who are more shallow seem to...

Huh yeah girls who are more shallow seem to dislike volvos. Damn maybe that's why most girls dislike them. I had one ex refuse to ride in my 145 if I put it back on the road. My response was ok have...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,256
Posted By spongemonster
Wow that looks really good. Hmm I may have to go...

Wow that looks really good. Hmm I may have to go buy some.
Forum: showroom 05-17-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 10,438
Posted By spongemonster
Wow I am so ridiculously impressed. Now all you...

Wow I am so ridiculously impressed. Now all you need is one of those sweet VROOOM PSHHH WHEEEE!! blow off valves. I might just have one collecting dust somewhere hehehe.
Forum: article composition 05-17-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,390
Posted By spongemonster
Yeah I'd love to see some more pics.

Yeah I'd love to see some more pics.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By spongemonster
You would all get a good laugh out of this. After...

You would all get a good laugh out of this. After telling my dad he needs to crank or at least turn the key on the get fuel into the system. He gets a mechanic buddy of his (really brilliant...
Forum: showroom 05-17-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,256
Posted By spongemonster
Try it out and see how long it lasts. I hate...

Try it out and see how long it lasts. I hate always having to use stuff like tire shine. It looks great for all of ten minutes before attracting dust (yeah I live near a major road). I'm really...
Forum: showroom 05-17-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spongemonster
Hehehe sick I like it.

Hehehe sick I like it.
Forum: showroom 05-17-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,656
Posted By spongemonster
Looks pretty slick. Nice n clean style. Hmm...

Looks pretty slick. Nice n clean style. Hmm wonder if it'd work on a black car to have a flat black panel.
Forum: showroom 05-17-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,227
Posted By spongemonster
Hahaha ok they may be cruel but damn funny too....

Hahaha ok they may be cruel but damn funny too. Nice looking car. Next time maybe con some girls into posing too. It might help if they're drunk.... Hey why haven't I tried that?
Forum: showroom 05-17-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By spongemonster
Hahaha ok damn I'm a little embarassed to show...

Hahaha ok damn I'm a little embarassed to show them. Oh well at least the after is much much better. Ok it's all up. Hey Matt shouldn't awesomeness have been in quotes? Hahahaha
Forum: showroom 05-17-2007, 02:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By spongemonster
Hahahaha good spotting guys. Yeah I agree. To be...

Hahahaha good spotting guys. Yeah I agree. To be honest other than sticking it to people who said a volvo shouldn't be modified and making it umm rather obvious I'd done something I absolutely...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By spongemonster
Spot the changes

http://i127.photobucket.com/albums/p128/Bedford90/Picture1652-1.jpg
http://i127.photobucket.com/albums/p128/Bedford90/Picture1651.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By spongemonster
Walbro in tank issues won't start now.

Ok 90 740 turbo LH2.4 (obviously). Anyhow we put the pump in the tank, it's using the in tank wiring. Main pump deleted and replaced by an adapter hose of sorts into the stock air filter (new of...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By spongemonster
Hahaha I found this online too but it turned up...

Hahaha I found this online too but it turned up on here so rather than get people feeling all high and mighty like they actually matter in this world because they called a repost I decided to bump...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,422
Posted By spongemonster
I found an ancient grant three spoke steering...

I found an ancient grant three spoke steering wheel. It was chrome center with a translucent green rim with metal flake. It's now on the orange dune buggy (yes it sorta makes me think of pumpkins)....
Forum: showroom 05-07-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By spongemonster
I love how you pull in and people are asking...

I love how you pull in and people are asking what's the camera on the car for? I'm betting you were sporting a pretty big grin.
Forum: showroom 05-01-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By spongemonster
You bought it right? Hahaha stock 740 seats here...

You bought it right? Hahaha stock 740 seats here faded go for 200 canadian for the fronts.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,309
Posted By spongemonster
I have to say I'm extremely impressed that no one...

I have to say I'm extremely impressed that no one took the easy way out and pointed out that a stock 16v makes 153 ft lbs of torque and 154 hp (pretty darn close to your magic numbers). The issues...
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