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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Bigbegum69
Nice I like that I will be doing that for sure.

Nice I like that I will be doing that for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By Bigbegum69
I used an axle strap around the sway bar once...

I used an axle strap around the sway bar once when I was winching a car that did not have a tow hook. It held up fine for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bigbegum69
In all honesty I like this car and don't really...

In all honesty I like this car and don't really want to cut it up like my other bertone. For those that don't know my 1st bertone has a 383 lt1 with a lot of nitrous. See my signature? It's hard...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bigbegum69
If I plan on doing a b230ft swap down the road...

If I plan on doing a b230ft swap down the road will the fuel pumps work on it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bigbegum69
262 Bertone, been sitting for 10+ years, need some pointers

Hello everyone.

So I picked up this Coupe on craigslist for a great price. It is a really nice car, was running when last parked, but has been sitting for 10+ years now.

So far I have:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 33,206
Posted By Bigbegum69
Nice thread thanks for all the info

Nice thread thanks for all the info
Forum: events 01-20-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,855
Posted By Bigbegum69
Man I suck! Looks like a successful meet... ...

Man I suck! Looks like a successful meet... Wish I had made it.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,745
Posted By Bigbegum69
If you guys have a spare rear end after all the...

If you guys have a spare rear end after all the swapping lmk. I need to build another 8.8 and I need brackets.
Forum: events 01-02-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,855
Posted By Bigbegum69
If you want to park all together you will need to...

If you want to park all together you will need to get there around 6. I am going to show up later, with no Volvo..
Forum: events 12-24-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,855
Posted By Bigbegum69
I am looking for a 86+ gauge cluster with a tach...

I am looking for a 86+ gauge cluster with a tach if anyone has one for sale. Also looking for oem aux gauges and senders... see you guys at cc
Forum: events 12-19-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,855
Posted By Bigbegum69
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,745
Posted By Bigbegum69
I'm around.. send me a pm next time you guys have...

I'm around.. send me a pm next time you guys have a mini meet
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 112
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Posted By Bigbegum69
HI GUYS... Nice Wheels!

HI GUYS... Nice Wheels!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 294,671
Posted By Bigbegum69
damn i need to get my car running... thanks for...

damn i need to get my car running... thanks for the motivation, nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-29-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 294,671
Posted By Bigbegum69
I did not, and never had any problems. It is...

I did not, and never had any problems. It is kind of funny, but thinking about back, I never got around to installing a rear sway bar. I did have an ipd 25mm on the front though. pretty backwards...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2012, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Bigbegum69
so my setup was... Cut ipd wagon overloads,...

so my setup was... Cut ipd wagon overloads, bilstien HD's, Adjustable panhard, adjustable upper torque arms. I do not know how it worked so well, but it did! I hear that people always say these...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 294,671
Posted By Bigbegum69
got pretty consistent in the 1/8 mile.. ran a lot...

got pretty consistent in the 1/8 mile.. ran a lot of 6.30's @ 107-108.. always drove it to the track

my setup was a 383LT1, lots of spray, th350, 2800stall, 3.27 gears.

hard to read, but here...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2012, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Bigbegum69
I got consistent 1.41 60ft times with that same...

I got consistent 1.41 60ft times with that same tire.. isn't an s2000 wheel +45 though? Are you going to run tons of spacer?


here is my old setup: 16x8 et10 with a 255/50/16, 8.8 rear end. it...
Forum: showroom 02-25-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,956
Posted By Bigbegum69
nice build! i did not know whiteline made...

nice build!

i did not know whiteline made swaybars for these cars..
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 294,671
Posted By Bigbegum69
this makes me want to get my car running again...

this makes me want to get my car running again...
Forum: showroom 01-31-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,371
Posted By Bigbegum69
props man!

props man!
Forum: showroom 01-15-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,126
Posted By Bigbegum69
I still have it. I plan to get it running this...

I still have it. I plan to get it running this year! I will post up in my project thread when I get something worth posting about done.




Ya I have had a bunch.. heres the new ones. :-P
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,602
Posted By Bigbegum69
http://www.1speedway.com/Floater_Rear_Ends.htm ...

http://www.1speedway.com/Floater_Rear_Ends.htm

There you go... might want to spec a little toe in as well.
Forum: showroom 01-11-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,126
Posted By Bigbegum69
Here are some old pictures of mine... ...

Here are some old pictures of mine...

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/passenger.jpg

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/Side.jpg
...
Forum: showroom 08-05-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,303
Posted By Bigbegum69
nice choice.. the e34 is one of my favorite...

nice choice.. the e34 is one of my favorite bimmers
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,618
Posted By Bigbegum69
when you cut the mesh loom, lightly melt the cut...

when you cut the mesh loom, lightly melt the cut end with a lighter and it will keep it from fraying, or use a hot knife if you have one.





Yeah, waytek can get expensive... I have spent a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,618
Posted By Bigbegum69
I have built a few wiring harnesses now. The...

I have built a few wiring harnesses now. The expandable sleeving works great. You could also just heat shrink everything. If you use expandable sleeving I would recomend laying out all of the...
Forum: showroom 06-12-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,433
Posted By Bigbegum69
very nice!

very nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 294,671
Posted By Bigbegum69
looks good with that style loom and heat...

looks good with that style loom and heat shrink... I use the same style stuff and always have people asking where they could get some

two thumbs up!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,462
Posted By Bigbegum69
I took a bunch of info from this thread, ...

I took a bunch of info from this thread, http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=82374
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,462
Posted By Bigbegum69
The 240 Weight Thread (Common Part Comparison)

In an effort to make a common thread for everyone that wants to find out what parts weigh on their 240’s I am going to try and compile a list of common 240 parts with their weights. This way we will...
Forum: website & board 04-30-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,381
Posted By Bigbegum69
Que paso amigo.... several t brickers live in...

Que paso amigo.... several t brickers live in DFW.. Welcome to the site.
Forum: events 04-26-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Bigbegum69
not a whole lot of activity on this site but most...

not a whole lot of activity on this site but most of the Texas people are on it.

http://forum.texasvolvocrew.com/index/
Forum: showroom 03-12-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By Bigbegum69
I like mounting it in the cabin where the driver...

I like mounting it in the cabin where the driver can reach it and then run a cable to the back of the car. or the other way around.

I never understood why people mount them where they can not...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,938
Posted By Bigbegum69
IMO, you are probably going to have a few...

IMO, you are probably going to have a few "teething" issues with the car once you get it running. I would roll the stock rear end and get a basic steal driveshaft built. Its one less thing to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 34,322
Posted By Bigbegum69
Ill be posting up soon... :-D

Ill be posting up soon... :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 294,671
Posted By Bigbegum69
Hey bud, how about you do the op a favor... ...

Hey bud, how about you do the op a favor...
stop trying to be such a hard ass and cluttering up this guys thread.... we all know your an amazing tuner now! :roll:




Thanks for the...
Forum: showroom 01-02-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,632
Posted By Bigbegum69
stole this from a video of my car... ...

stole this from a video of my car...

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/volvopurge2.jpg
Forum: showroom 12-12-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bigbegum69
nice video :nod:

nice video :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2010, 08:46 PM
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Views: 294,671
Posted By Bigbegum69
Nice build! These cars are fun to daily with a...

Nice build! These cars are fun to daily with a v8. What tire are you using in the rear?

The ipd torque arms are kind of lame because they are only adjustable on one side and kind of crude. I...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,012
Posted By Bigbegum69
i like it a lot...:-D in my humble opinion...

i like it a lot...:-D

in my humble opinion maybe a little more stretch and poke in the front... maybe even a little lower in the front, but then the rake might get a little out of control.

its...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,271
Posted By Bigbegum69
If you want to go with 5x108 on the rear axles it...

If you want to go with 5x108 on the rear axles it should be fairly easy. Just take them to a decent machine shop, It should be standard procedure. In the US you can get a set of aftermarket axles...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 671,258
Posted By Bigbegum69
Started with Corona's ...

Started with Corona's
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/Side.jpg

Then Virgos
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/passenger-1.jpg

Then the Frankenstein setup. Ronal...
Forum: showroom 08-21-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 33,719
Posted By Bigbegum69
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/fr...

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/frontquarter.jpg

not very low compared to most..
Forum: showroom 08-17-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,478
Posted By Bigbegum69
looks like a good time.. sorry i couldn't make it...

looks like a good time.. sorry i couldn't make it this time..
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,415
Posted By Bigbegum69
nice job on the dash :nod: everything is looking...

nice job on the dash :nod: everything is looking great
Forum: showroom 06-16-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,434
Posted By Bigbegum69
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/ST...

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/STEREO.jpg

lots to see here.. switch panel, wierd cd player position, autometer gauges, crazy shifter with NAWZ switch, crazy relay panel over in...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,333
Posted By Bigbegum69
This might clear up the swap bar questions......

This might clear up the swap bar questions... This is with the LT1 and JTR mount

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n71/bigbegum/underfront.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,333
Posted By Bigbegum69
You will need a v6 or diesel bar. IPD sold some,...

You will need a v6 or diesel bar. IPD sold some, they pop up on here and ebay every once in a while. If you get really lucky you might find a 28mm bar.

I am going from a lt1 swap to a ls2 swap...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,333
Posted By Bigbegum69
if your going with a 5.3 try and find an aluminum...

if your going with a 5.3 try and find an aluminum one such as Ranier W. suggested. I believe all of the new flex fuel trucks also have aluminum blocks.

Here are few things you will need to...
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