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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:54 PM
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Posted By soclosenotnear
Where in South Carolina are you? Happy to see...

Where in South Carolina are you? Happy to see another turbobricker around here. You'll enjoy your 9 series so much more with a third pedal. I know I do. What plans for a turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By soclosenotnear
Wait for a 90+ donor for all the better goodies. ...

Wait for a 90+ donor for all the better goodies. The only things that would be beneficial on your '89 would be the lh2.2 stuff you need. A 90+ car will have better manifold, turbo, connecting rods,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By soclosenotnear
No bueno. Install studs.

No bueno. Install studs.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By soclosenotnear
Should not be a need for a nut behind the...

Should not be a need for a nut behind the manifold. Maybe I'm confused.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By soclosenotnear
The manifold studs should just pass through the...

The manifold studs should just pass through the turbine housing holes and be secured with a nut. Not sure why you'd want to twist anything on.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 218,081
Posted By soclosenotnear
Uh oh. I swear I had read 10 psi per 1000 rpms...

Uh oh. I swear I had read 10 psi per 1000 rpms was minimum hot oil pressure spec. But all of you have much more pressure than I do...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 218,081
Posted By soclosenotnear
Mine usually sits just a hair under one bar at...

Mine usually sits just a hair under one bar at warm idle. Hopefully that's about right.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 41,165
Posted By soclosenotnear
Also, are you guys noticing temp increases on...

Also, are you guys noticing temp increases on your factory temp gauge? in reference to the cavitating water pumps.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 41,165
Posted By soclosenotnear
What are your impressions of the kl racing pulley...

What are your impressions of the kl racing pulley after putting some miles on the car with it?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By soclosenotnear
Looks like a nice clean 244 to start with.

Looks like a nice clean 244 to start with.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 52,672
Posted By soclosenotnear
Looks awesome in the engine bay. And seems like...

Looks awesome in the engine bay. And seems like it's mounted nice and low.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By soclosenotnear
What did the turbo choice end up being? Did I...

What did the turbo choice end up being? Did I miss it?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,751
Posted By soclosenotnear
Be patient. Progress is progress. Looks great!

Be patient. Progress is progress. Looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By soclosenotnear
nice progress! should be a fun camper.

nice progress! should be a fun camper.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,227
Posted By soclosenotnear
Really cool project. Thanks for sharing and keep...

Really cool project. Thanks for sharing and keep the updates coming. One of a kind, I'm sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By soclosenotnear
Any of those options should do ok. As mentioned...

Any of those options should do ok. As mentioned above, a boost gauge and wideband are necessary tools when raising the boost. Fwiw, I did need injectors at around 15 psi on my 16t.

I run green...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,113
Posted By soclosenotnear
Keep it coming. You're really doing something...

Keep it coming. You're really doing something here.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,289
Posted By soclosenotnear
Stock injectors?

Stock injectors?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,745
Posted By soclosenotnear
Really cool car. Impressive to drive there, race,...

Really cool car. Impressive to drive there, race, and make the trip back.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 50,769
Posted By soclosenotnear
Got around to changing the water pump gaskets....

Got around to changing the water pump gaskets. Hopefully my leak is gone. Note that it's great to have a second set of hands to lift up on the water pump as you tighten it against the block.

<a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 218,081
Posted By soclosenotnear
Happy for you! It's a good feeling. Give us a...

Happy for you! It's a good feeling. Give us a review after boost.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By soclosenotnear
Just swap in t cam and go.

Just swap in t cam and go.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 69,108
Posted By soclosenotnear
Nice work. Top notch stuff and thanks for sharing.

Nice work. Top notch stuff and thanks for sharing.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 52,994
Posted By soclosenotnear
That's so disheartening. Glad everyone is ok.

That's so disheartening. Glad everyone is ok.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,720
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: 2,224
Views: 218,081
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: 54
Views: 6,281
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: 2,546
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: 228
Views: 18,357
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: 2,546
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: 2,546
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: 432
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: 5,902
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: 1,359
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: 1,359
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: 1,161
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: 1,161
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: 1,695
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: 173
Views: 32,650
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: 1,359
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: 1,359
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: 1,359
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: 1,359
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: 54
Views: 2,293
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: 9,375
Views: 2,802,343
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: 182
Views: 35,098
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: 1,161
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: 426
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: 162
Views: 41,165
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: 445
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.
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