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Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,389
Posted By NChoy
I have a rear axle out of my '92 245DL. It's from...

I have a rear axle out of my '92 245DL. It's from an automatic transmission car (not sure what the ratio is). Kind of just want it gone, so I'll let it go cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,389
Posted By NChoy
I have most of what you need. Sent you a PM.

I have most of what you need. Sent you a PM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By NChoy
How's the rust situation in the floor pan?

How's the rust situation in the floor pan?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By NChoy
I found that the front IPD 25mm bar and the OE...

I found that the front IPD 25mm bar and the OE rear 19mm bar work well together. Have rear overload springs and OE front springs, with Bilstein HD's on all four corners. Great combination for...
Forum: showroom 06-21-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,046
Posted By NChoy
Best. Post. Ever. Karl, I'd be interested in...

Best. Post. Ever.

Karl, I'd be interested in a setup for a 5-cylinder. I have a spare and was going to do this very thing. Your kit will save me a bunch of fabrication and time. Can get glass...
Forum: events 02-15-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By NChoy
Grew up on Oahu, go back every year to visit. I...

Grew up on Oahu, go back every year to visit. I never see any Volvos. On the rare occasion that I do, they're usually either REALLY nice 240 wagons, or completely trashed out 740 sedans. See a lot of...
Forum: showroom 01-05-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,377
Posted By NChoy
It's in California... Pat Dickman likely owns it....

It's in California... Pat Dickman likely owns it. If not, he probably used to own it at one point in its life. :-P
Forum: showroom 12-09-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,764
Posted By NChoy
+1,000. Most definitely down for a set.

+1,000.

Most definitely down for a set.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By NChoy
Good luck. I always say that these cars, as well...

Good luck. I always say that these cars, as well as my S60R are like adopting a hot 22 year old girl. Awesome eye candy, but oh so needy (and expensive).

By the way, this is not a P1 car. It's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By NChoy
Oh for crying out loud! :roll: Thanks man......

Oh for crying out loud! :roll:

Thanks man... just ordered them!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By NChoy
Bad news from IPD. 940wagon & gsellstr: may need...

Bad news from IPD. 940wagon & gsellstr: may need your help finding these "accessories"

Here's what Brandon had to say:

"Unfortunately we don’t offer these components. I feel like at one point...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By NChoy
Thanks for the referral and info. Will order it...

Thanks for the referral and info. Will order it this week.

Will talk to IPD about the accessories as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By NChoy
Looking for a new Melling oil pump (B230F)

I did an online search and came up with nothing. Going to the Melling website is worse than looking through a bureaucratic government black hole. IPD only offers the OE pump and a cheapo China...
Forum: website & board 08-26-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,930
Posted By NChoy
Just dropped $20 on you Dana... thanks for all...

Just dropped $20 on you Dana... thanks for all you do!
Forum: website & board 08-11-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 188,863
Posted By NChoy
Well folks, you know the saying: caveat emptor. ...

Well folks, you know the saying: caveat emptor.

I like to vote with my dollars... and I've chosen to not endorse this candidate.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,252
Posted By NChoy
Three words of advice: Move. The. Firewall. ...

Three words of advice: Move. The. Firewall.

Oh, wait, three more words: Save. More. Money.
Forum: website & board 08-10-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 188,863
Posted By NChoy
So who is Terrell Grewing? This guy is saying...

So who is Terrell Grewing? This guy is saying Mad Volvo Performance took over the product line from Robert Jackson. I see that 122 all over their advertising and the FB page...
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,861
Posted By NChoy
Buy it ONLY If they throw in the Molson's neon...

Buy it ONLY If they throw in the Molson's neon beer sign.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By NChoy
Okay Ben... your move. Inquiring minds (including...

Okay Ben... your move. Inquiring minds (including mine) want to know.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,984
Posted By NChoy
Don't cut up that beautiful sheet metal!!! ...

Don't cut up that beautiful sheet metal!!!

Instead, tub the rear inner fenders, shorten the rear axles, and make it a total sleeper look!
Forum: website & board 05-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 188,863
Posted By NChoy
Interesting... the number of views on this thread...

Interesting... the number of views on this thread is about the same as the amount Mr. Jackson is accused of embezzling: 27,000.

Coincidence?
Forum: showroom 05-16-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 116,198
Posted By NChoy
Brick hauling a brick: <a...

Brick hauling a brick:

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/flynhwn7/8579126614" title="photo(13) by Nick Choy, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: events 05-16-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 30,332
Posted By NChoy
We had breakfast this morning at Shari's... took...

We had breakfast this morning at Shari's... took FOREVER to seat us. Hostess even said, "We are six checks behind so we're not seating anyone right now."

WTF??? Who the hell does that? Okay, so...
Forum: events 05-08-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 30,332
Posted By NChoy
Me too. Thought I think I have to work in the...

Me too. Thought I think I have to work in the morning. :-(
Forum: website & board 05-08-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 188,863
Posted By NChoy
^ This x 100

^ This x 100
Forum: website & board 04-30-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 188,863
Posted By NChoy
Might want to print/save this entire thread with...

Might want to print/save this entire thread with date/time stamps as evidence (especially if iamtheonlyonegettingbuttfukdinjail starts deleting his posts).

Has anyone thought about going to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,928
Posted By NChoy
I'm glad you're not like 80% of the TB community...

I'm glad you're not like 80% of the TB community and are going to send the car to the crusher, LOL!
Forum: website & board 04-26-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 188,863
Posted By NChoy
I don't know why all of you continue to argue...

I don't know why all of you continue to argue with this guy. Obviously he doesn't get the point you all are trying to make.

Like pissing in the wind...

The percentage of people ripped off is...
Forum: website & board 04-17-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 188,863
Posted By NChoy
I keep seeing this reference and I just had to...

I keep seeing this reference and I just had to say something.

You know, I built and restored a '67 Amazon too... it cost me well over $60k to do it. But I didn't bilk people out of their money to...
Forum: showroom 04-14-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,143
Posted By NChoy
I would have loved to have a 960 Executive. Talk...

I would have loved to have a 960 Executive. Talk about back seat room for the kiddos!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,947
Posted By NChoy
I had my M47 rebuilt recently. Cost me $450 at a...

I had my M47 rebuilt recently. Cost me $450 at a local trusted trans shop. Strange how it happened... Kyle Eisenbach had 5 M47s there at the same time, combining various parts to get 2 for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,192
Posted By NChoy
BTW, I'm doing an upright B230FT in my 142. I...

BTW, I'm doing an upright B230FT in my 142. I know that doesn't help the OP's case, but all the hardware I'm using is pertinent (custom upright motor mount brackets, B20 oil pan and bellhousing...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,192
Posted By NChoy
You have any pictures of the under-dash mounted...

You have any pictures of the under-dash mounted MC? I'm curious and would love to see that.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,373
Posted By NChoy
I only drive Blackie in good weather, so ice will...

I only drive Blackie in good weather, so ice will not be a problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,373
Posted By NChoy
Bingo! ...

Bingo!

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2909/14287907984_4e07bcd08e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLzgg7)

Of course, I powdercoated the flanges blue to match the "factory" color, and applied OE decals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By NChoy
^ This.

^ This.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,008
Posted By NChoy
I ditched the water lines on my T3/T4 hybrid on...

I ditched the water lines on my T3/T4 hybrid on my V70R. Not an issue if you use proper cool-down procedures, and I use a turbo timer anyway.
Forum: showroom 02-25-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By NChoy
Saw the car in person... very nice indeed, Mike! ...

Saw the car in person... very nice indeed, Mike!

Hey, how'd that hood work out?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,224
Posted By NChoy
50 Shades of Intake Manifold

Nevermind the movie. This is pure sex right here.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/flynhwn7/16523610045" title="IMG_2174 by Nick Choy, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: events 02-13-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,289
Posted By NChoy
Have not heard anything about a fee, but people...

Have not heard anything about a fee, but people regularly bring stuff to the show to sell. Mostly the transaction has already taken place and it's a matter of "delivery", much like what I'm trying to...
Forum: showroom 02-13-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,137
Posted By NChoy
Easy fixes. The hardest part is already done.

Easy fixes. The hardest part is already done.
Forum: showroom 02-12-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,491
Posted By NChoy
I guess to each his own, but I prefer the factory...

I guess to each his own, but I prefer the factory turn signals on the 122.
Forum: events 02-12-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,289
Posted By NChoy
Oh by the way, here is my massive parts sale...

Oh by the way, here is my massive parts sale thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=306079

Here's the deal... want something? Pay me now and I'll personally deliver it to you at...
Forum: showroom 02-12-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,137
Posted By NChoy
Whose V8 245 is this on BaT?

Wasn't sure what forum to put this in... technically not a "sale ad" per-se, and not an "off topic". Oh well.

Whose V8 245 is this being auctioned on BaT? Nicely done.
...
Forum: events 02-11-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,289
Posted By NChoy
LOL, I always aim for a 80% solution, then hope...

LOL, I always aim for a 80% solution, then hope for an upward curve on the final score...
Forum: events 02-11-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,289
Posted By NChoy
Taro, this is easy... go up one day early, stay...

Taro, this is easy... go up one day early, stay in Seattle overnight on the 14th, go out to a romantic dinner, then wake up the next day at a normal time and go to XXX. Everyone's happy.
Forum: events 02-10-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,289
Posted By NChoy
That is sad news.

That is sad news.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,255
Posted By NChoy
No, I did an Odyssey battery, which is 14 lbs....

No, I did an Odyssey battery, which is 14 lbs. and way smaller than the factory battery. I'm also using the CDA, which is nice because it is self contained, and flows enough air for the bigger turbo....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,255
Posted By NChoy
Hussein, you should move your battery to the rear...

Hussein, you should move your battery to the rear cargo area. Great weight transfer and free up quite a bit of room up front.

I think the TB is going to move slightly outward (away from cylinder...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,255
Posted By NChoy
Nope, I'm converting over to the '99+ PS pump,...

Nope, I'm converting over to the '99+ PS pump, reservoir, coolant tank, and alternator. Ditching the AC system and adding in the factory idler pulley and bracket. Pretty radical change.



I...
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