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Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2019, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Sharingan 19
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2019, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Sharingan 19
Updates..?

Updates..?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 10:13 PM
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Views: 230,132
Posted By Sharingan 19
This has got to be one of the top builds on TB!...

This has got to be one of the top builds on TB! killer attention to detail, ingenuity and resourcefulness!

I followed the 8v progress in real time, but took a couple years off and just finished...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By Sharingan 19
Just joined the classic club myself #902 , glad...

Just joined the classic club myself #902 , glad this one found a good home!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
The Plot Thickens....

So, a lot has happened since the 245r left my possession, included a lot of other cars being stored at my house....something that apparently my neighbors didn't appreciate. One of them happened to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Back in action!

Ask, and Ye shall receive....

So a friend of mine is a mobile mechanic and he drives a 335i BMW (yea...I know not the most practical vehicle :lol: ) Unfortunately he was rear ended on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,830
Posted By Sharingan 19
The type of valve absolutely matters! Forge...

The type of valve absolutely matters!

Forge BOV on the correct (cold) side of the piping with no issues (standard 10.xx rich spike). I found a nice Forge recirc valve (looks just like a bov) on...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,849
Posted By Sharingan 19
It's nice to have so many "weldy" friends working...

It's nice to have so many "weldy" friends working on such cool projects ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
One thing this car has really needed, (especially...

One thing this car has really needed, (especially since installing a manual boost "controller" ) is a wideband. I went with an Innovative LC-1 and XD16 guage mainly because....I already had them from...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Went to get on it in the wet a few days ago, and...

Went to get on it in the wet a few days ago, and predictably it start stepping sideways, I eased off the gas and was expecting it to straighten up as smoothly as it stepped out........But that was...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,357
Posted By Sharingan 19
Well, aren't you resourceful! Those look awesome...

Well, aren't you resourceful! Those look awesome and more importantly, they look lie they'll fit great!

The other rub with vert mount is that it locks you in to doing completely custom everything,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,297
Posted By Sharingan 19
Wow! you've really raised the bar for central FL...

Wow! you've really raised the bar for central FL 240's that's solid Grandpa series territory :lol: You've got to bring this to some of the FLVC meets
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,444
Posted By Sharingan 19
Poly bushings > Crazy tools and incompetent shops...

Poly bushings > Crazy tools and incompetent shops

No press required.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,357
Posted By Sharingan 19
I have the same kit, but then I looked into what...

I have the same kit, but then I looked into what all is involved with upright mounting.......:roll: It certainly looks cool, but every bit of clearance you gain on the exhaust side, you lose on the...
Forum: showroom 08-24-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,574
Posted By Sharingan 19
They'll never spool

They'll never spool
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
<iframe width="853" height="480"...

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/KSMF_h1lEwY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 208,638
Posted By Sharingan 19
Don't worry too much, once the turbo is in place,...

Don't worry too much, once the turbo is in place, no one we'll see those wrinkles
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,606
Posted By Sharingan 19
Perhaps it has more to do with the ecu than...

Perhaps it has more to do with the ecu than anything else. When if first did +T I had a 13c with cbv and an early (563) ecu. Had I vented to atmosphere with that setup maybe I might have experienced...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: showroom 08-19-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,193
Posted By Sharingan 19
Dude! I had the exact same thing happen to me ! ...

Dude! I had the exact same thing happen to me !

Except I was 200 miles from home and it didn't blow when I was in the car, do I had no idea till my front tire disintegrated and I went for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Thanks! It certainly sounds deeper and WAAAY more...

Thanks! It certainly sounds deeper and WAAAY more quiet. Those last two conjectures however are a bit off the mark :lol:

The ideal turbo exhaust is an open megaphone on the back of the turbine...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 208,638
Posted By Sharingan 19
You'll be getting your money's worth out of that...

You'll be getting your money's worth out of that T5 swap for sure!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,606
Posted By Sharingan 19
Just get a regular blow off valve. Some say to...

Just get a regular blow off valve. Some say to mount it on the hot side for fear of issues with LH2.4 , however i've never had a problem with it on the cold side.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Alright, So after much research and time spent...

Alright, So after much research and time spent working under the car I decided i wanted to improve upon my original over-axle exhaust system......
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 65,179
Posted By Sharingan 19
Wagonlyfe!

Wagonlyfe!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2016, 09:46 AM
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Views: 208,638
Posted By Sharingan 19
:rofl: no turer words have ever been spoken! ...

:rofl: no turer words have ever been spoken!


GhettoFab is just getting stared, give the people what they want
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-15-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Sharingan 19
sooo....

sooo....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 38,068
Posted By Sharingan 19
just :omg: wow! Amazing work! This may just...

just :omg: wow!

Amazing work! This may just be the best build thread on T bricks
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,706
Posted By Sharingan 19
Nice project! I have a disassembled 16v head and...

Nice project! I have a disassembled 16v head and I keep going back and forth about swapping it in and running n/a for a while or just waiting and building an whole engine with turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Since a downpipe alone, does not an exhaust...

Since a downpipe alone, does not an exhaust make.....
https://goo.gl/RaKtOD

Tomorrow the over-axle 3" fun begins
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 208,638
Posted By Sharingan 19
He's not lying.....:oogle:

He's not lying.....:oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 280,797
Posted By Sharingan 19
Just read this from start to finish.....wow!...

Just read this from start to finish.....wow! Great work, and even greater perseverance.

All this head gasket talk is interesting, didn't yoshifab make 400whp on his 16v, wasn't that on a stock...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,431
Posted By Sharingan 19
Damn! Hit an run drivers are the worst! We've had...

Damn! Hit an run drivers are the worst! We've had 4 vehicles hit in front of our house, caught 3 of them tough.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Yes, hanging a downpipe soley on a conical flange...

Yes, hanging a downpipe soley on a conical flange is a pretty bad idea......hence why Volvo didn't do it, lol. On later downpipes it was a removable (and much easer to access) band style mount. But...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Continuing with the Old school flair I installed...

Continuing with the Old school flair I installed the (apparenlty uncommon) OEM volco metal splash pan, since I was already down there, and I was going to be taking a road trip soon. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,431
Posted By Sharingan 19
While I generally find trucks quite unappealing...

While I generally find trucks quite unappealing this looks like a fun project! And nice call on joining the wagon family, should even be able to keep up w/ 300whp bricks :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
In addition to the downpipe I had to add the...

In addition to the downpipe I had to add the "Ghetto Fab" clearanced cross member as well, as always, a pain to get installed. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Your process certainly has :nod: However, (and I...

Your process certainly has :nod: However, (and I know this may be painful to consider) I do have other car friends ...cough...RasJahmen cough cough, RX-& Guys, cough......
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
The old setup. Seemed to work fine, and the...

The old setup.
Seemed to work fine, and the light brown tint on the turbine wheel (and absence of shaft play) suggest that was actually the case. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
HAHA! no worries there, I'm the "Do it right the...

HAHA! no worries there, I'm the "Do it right the first time" and "It may not be pretty but it's mechanically sound" voice of reason among my friends. I'll be installing a wideband soon, but I haven't...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Oh, I abandoned 87 the last tank before the dyno...

Oh, I abandoned 87 the last tank before the dyno day. Good thing too, as I got hit with a case of infini-boost on 10 consecutive pulls :wtf: . It's 93 only from here on out!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,357
Posted By Sharingan 19
Looking good!, we seem to go about things the...

Looking good!, we seem to go about things the complete opposite way, +T was the first thing I did, and I've got a Flathood grill coming but no E-codes yet, :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Dyno day was fun, especially when boost took off...

Dyno day was fun, especially when boost took off like a runaway train! However response wasn't everything it could be, and it takes a few revs to really get into boost, but that's the price you pay...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Then you could go pay for your own parts at the...

Then you could go pay for your own parts at the junk yard :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 208,638
Posted By Sharingan 19
^^^What he said.

^^^What he said.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,762
Posted By Sharingan 19
Those offsets seem a little high on a 245, 17x8...

Those offsets seem a little high on a 245, 17x8 +20 with a 20mm adapter still isn't flush ( although close in the front)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,716
Posted By Sharingan 19
You might get lucky and find one of the later...

You might get lucky and find one of the later 80's AQ125 engines where the #4 port is the same shape as all the rest, and the sensor holes are already tapped.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Unfortunately I didn't know quite how rare...

Unfortunately I didn't know quite how rare (especially in that condition) 242's were, at the point where I found that one. Otherwise i would have stripped the thing bare, for the good of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 27,557
Posted By Sharingan 19
Looks great! Although this was a golden...

Looks great! Although this was a golden opportunity to ditch the proportioning valves altogether, especially in light of the now even more pronounced imbalance between front and rear braking power.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By Sharingan 19
Replaced the links, hopefully they work now... ...

Replaced the links, hopefully they work now...

In any event, I put together a dyno day for the local volvo guys after Cars and Coffee. Other than somebody breaking down multiple times :lol: , we...
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