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Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,837
Posted By soclosenotnear
Replace your rear shocks while you're at it. It's...

Replace your rear shocks while you're at it. It's only two bolts and since you'll already be back there... It might also helplevel out the front to back with some fresh shocks.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 208,638
Posted By soclosenotnear
Put it all together and didn't turn the key?...

Put it all together and didn't turn the key? What's left to do? So much anticipation.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,144
Posted By soclosenotnear
Even with egr, I hacked away at that bracket for...

Even with egr, I hacked away at that bracket for the same reason. Go for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,578
Posted By soclosenotnear
I haven't come across a vendor that won't ship to...

I haven't come across a vendor that won't ship to the United States. Most will, I'm certain. Ordering from abroad is effortless.
Forum: events 09-19-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 13,886
Posted By soclosenotnear
Should go without saying but worth saying...

Should go without saying but worth saying anyways. I'd be concerned if someone tried to feed my kid regardless of allergies. My old lady looked at me like I was crazy reading that to her.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,578
Posted By soclosenotnear
This thread will be closed/cleaned up soon I'm...

This thread will be closed/cleaned up soon I'm sure, but these should be the main take aways for the questions asked.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,578
Posted By soclosenotnear
Blasphemy! My suggestion would be to be...

Blasphemy!

My suggestion would be to be patient and hunt for a factory turbo powered car. You'll be much more satisfied with power delivery.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By soclosenotnear
Was my first thought also.

Was my first thought also.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,657
Posted By soclosenotnear
rafe_ruins_cars is his Instagram name

rafe_ruins_cars is his Instagram name
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By soclosenotnear
The simply said, "it vents to...

The simply said, "it vents to atmosphere".
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By soclosenotnear
That's the same listing I have saved, lol. I...

That's the same listing I have saved, lol. I doubt they'll be able to help me, but I messaged that Kinugawa cbv seller to see if they have any insight on whether it recirculates or vents to...
Forum: article composition 09-05-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By soclosenotnear
Just glanced around on rock Auto. They want more...

Just glanced around on rock Auto. They want more for some of the core charges than they want for the caliper. How does that make sense? $400 doesn't seem bad, but my math is adding up different. I'll...
Forum: article composition 09-04-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By soclosenotnear
Nice clarification. Sounds like a rare bird at...

Nice clarification. Sounds like a rare bird at the junk yard for sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By soclosenotnear
NA cars do not have oil coolers. The hose...

NA cars do not have oil coolers.

The hose layout is different for the oil coolers on 240's and 740's.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 31,089
Posted By soclosenotnear
I had the same issue. Just buy a new one. Mine...

I had the same issue. Just buy a new one. Mine had a hairline crack that emptied my oil within 25 miles before cutting my dummy light on. They ground through the threads, iirc so no Teflon or rtv...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By soclosenotnear
Anyone have a kinugawa? It has changeable springs...

Anyone have a kinugawa? It has changeable springs and is less expensive. Would it do the trick? Car funds are rare, so while I'll get whatever I need, the less dollars the better. Trying to explore...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By soclosenotnear
Got a link? A quick search at work didn't pull...

Got a link? A quick search at work didn't pull anything up, but I'll dive deeper later.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By soclosenotnear
They're sure pricey. More than I paid for the...

They're sure pricey. More than I paid for the 16t, haha. Is there one spring option that could handle my current situation and an eventual 24-25 psi from a 19t? Is the ipd option simply not up to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By soclosenotnear
School me on cbv's

I recently pressure tested my 1995 944t to check for boost leaks. Among others, I had a leaking cbv. This sparked my interest and so the research began. I learned (apparently) that our cbv's only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,599
Posted By soclosenotnear
I can't remember if 240s have a molded plastic...

I can't remember if 240s have a molded plastic intake hose or something rubber, but I've had several 7/9 cars that had a collapsing intake hose that would only collapse once conditions got hot hot....
Forum: showroom 08-29-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 2,784,508
Posted By soclosenotnear
Nice red interior is so rare.

Nice red interior is so rare.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 30,992
Posted By soclosenotnear
Interesting read. Thanks for sharing! You make...

Interesting read. Thanks for sharing! You make me want to go fix the nagging issues on my heap.
Forum: article composition 08-29-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By soclosenotnear
http://www.dvs.net.au/320conv.html Here's...

http://www.dvs.net.au/320conv.html

Here's the link for reference. These are starting to show up in the yards around here, so this looks like an even better/more modern swap, also with lots of pad...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By soclosenotnear
Was going to suggest 30-32mm adapters.

Was going to suggest 30-32mm adapters.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 39,045
Posted By soclosenotnear
I dig those wheels. Nice car.

I dig those wheels. Nice car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By soclosenotnear
It's hit or miss. Mine disintegrated in my 940....

It's hit or miss. Mine disintegrated in my 940. At the yard on Saturday, I effortlessly pulled a decent one out of a crappy and older 740.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By soclosenotnear
https://www.bneshop.com/products/240-split-brake-l...

https://www.bneshop.com/products/240-split-brake-line-bracket

Whoops, reread you already have these
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 48,769
Posted By soclosenotnear
I usually go to O'Reilly's or Park's but might...

I usually go to O'Reilly's or Park's but might check with advance next time. Thanks for the tip.

It's been a somewhat productive couple days with my car. I got new tires mounted and balanced for...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By soclosenotnear
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=298...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=298344

This thread outlines the different factory exhaust housings. The conical bolts up to your existing downpipe and works like stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By soclosenotnear
Grab a td04hl conical exhaust flange and bolt it...

Grab a td04hl conical exhaust flange and bolt it all together.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By soclosenotnear
I'm sure you're right, just don't want to mess...

I'm sure you're right, just don't want to mess with old airbags any more than I have to.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By soclosenotnear
just the person I was hoping to hear from, and...

just the person I was hoping to hear from, and just the news I wasn't hoping to hear.

So, I need to remove my steering wheel? I was hoping to only remove it once and replace it. sigh...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,837
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good little write up. Glad it worked out well....

Good little write up. Glad it worked out well. I'm excited to hopefully be boost leak free before long also. My turbo to amm hose doesn't have a clamp on that little thing either...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 48,769
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yeah, they came in a couple days ago. I'll get...

Yeah, they came in a couple days ago. I'll get them to Sam sometime this coming week. And I doubt it's necessary, but I'll likely swap them out so they'll be a matched pair just for gp.

Also, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 48,769
Posted By soclosenotnear
Oil change this morning at 255,962 miles. It's...

Oil change this morning at 255,962 miles. It's been a bit less than 3k miles since my last one, I think, but it's been longer than a year so it was over due. Old oil looked fine, but I had burned a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By soclosenotnear
Will either one work? Can anyone confirm if...

Will either one work?

Can anyone confirm if either one works for a late model 940?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 67,155
Posted By soclosenotnear
Lol. Most people could never fathom why someone...

Lol. Most people could never fathom why someone would want to go back to an old Volvo after owning that Corvette, but op understands. We all understand.
Forum: website & board 08-17-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By soclosenotnear
Welcome to the board. At least you're prepared to...

Welcome to the board. At least you're prepared to get bombarded with +t anecdotes.
Forum: showroom 08-17-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 2,784,508
Posted By soclosenotnear
<a href='http://i.imgur.com/f7gP3Iw'...

<a href='http://i.imgur.com/f7gP3Iw' title=''><img src='http://i.imgur.com/f7gP3Iwl.jpg' alt='' title='Hosted by imgur.com' /></a>

Got half washed for th first time in a while. Daily driver duty...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By soclosenotnear
Steering wheel hub for 940?

Thinking about pulling the trigger on a steering wheel adapter. But which do I need or want for a '95 940.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 33,742
Posted By soclosenotnear
Beautiful

Beautiful
Forum: showroom 08-14-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,810
Posted By soclosenotnear
Any experience with these on a late model 940?

Any experience with these on a late model 940?
Forum: showroom 08-12-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,810
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thinking about pulling the trigger on a steering...

Thinking about pulling the trigger on a steering wheel adapter. But which do I need or want for a '95 940.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 48,769
Posted By soclosenotnear
Have you two (or others) been satisfied with your...

Have you two (or others) been satisfied with your 19t turbos? I'm hoping that's a 'final' turbo for this car. I'm wanting decent power and good reliability. Did it leave you wanting more, I guess is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,144
Posted By soclosenotnear
No, it centers the rear axle. When I lowered my...

No, it centers the rear axle. When I lowered my car, it didn't rub. But I could visibly see the rear was off center, and that bothered me aesthetically. So I got an adjustable panhard.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By soclosenotnear
1. Get a 15g or 16t from a fwd Volvo 2. 1990...

1. Get a 15g or 16t from a fwd Volvo

2. 1990 and newer 740/940 exhaust manifold

3. Air box doesn't fit right but can work.

4. Yes, 1991 and earlier for easy fit top inlet/outlet stuff

5....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,144
Posted By soclosenotnear
Depends how lowered you are. If you're not...

Depends how lowered you are. If you're not rubbing the tires on the fender well on either side, and the rear end being off center does bother you aesthetically, I wouldn't bother. Just my two cents...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 48,769
Posted By soclosenotnear
The ebay option is not Kinugawa. I'd have to...

The ebay option is not Kinugawa. I'd have to look it back up to figure out who was selling that one on ebay. So maybe there are three available options, but everything I've read points to ARD being...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 787
Posted By soclosenotnear
I had well over $1500 in it by the time mine was...

I had well over $1500 in it by the time mine was running. Porbably closer to the $2k mark honestly. Although I'm sure you can get it done cheaper if you're patient and know what you're doing.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By soclosenotnear
The newer stuff can be made to work and fit well,...

The newer stuff can be made to work and fit well, and also allow the efan to bolt on without issue. It is an improved design.

But the other style is 1991 and earlier.
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