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Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,099
Posted By soclosenotnear
Nice progress.

Nice progress.
Forum: website & board 04-18-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By soclosenotnear
Welcome. 1992 is a good model year and mileage...

Welcome. 1992 is a good model year and mileage isn't much of an issue if it was maintained. And yes, you can do nearly anything with a basic hand tool set.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By soclosenotnear
Does 6 and 7 cm refer to the part of the hotside...

Does 6 and 7 cm refer to the part of the hotside that meets the exhaust? So, if one were grinded out to 3", it wouldn't matter what it started life as?
Forum: showroom 04-15-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By soclosenotnear
That'll be a new lease on life. Good luck.

That'll be a new lease on life. Good luck.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 167,637
Posted By soclosenotnear
Awesome kid help pictures. That's what it's all...

Awesome kid help pictures. That's what it's all about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thank you both

Thank you both
Forum: article composition 04-14-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 83,219
Posted By soclosenotnear
I was able to reuse all my 13c lines and hardware.

I was able to reuse all my 13c lines and hardware.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By soclosenotnear
So, that plug sees radiator coolant and not trans...

So, that plug sees radiator coolant and not trans cooler fluid? I don't need it to do anything but stay in it's place. The "plug" is literally a plastic plug. I didn't notice the hole being threaded....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By soclosenotnear
Quick radiator question

In a pinch, I've thrown a n/a 940 radiator into my '95 944 turbo. I'll find out if it cools well enough if I can get the car driving. It doesn't do any traffic or anything.

My question is besides...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,987
Posted By soclosenotnear
I'm really going to try and make something...

I'm really going to try and make something happen, even if it's just courtesy points for playing. I've got a good hour + ride to the closest quarter mile track, so there's that. My m47 is bound to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By soclosenotnear
I see you talk about this car all the time and...

I see you talk about this car all the time and was always curious how much you really removed as far as weight. That's some insight. Was that an m46 car? Any thread on it? I realize it's easy and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 138,039
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yup, been waiting patiently

Yup, been waiting patiently
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,099
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good advice. My brother and I weren't that far...

Good advice. My brother and I weren't that far from doing the same thing. Don't feel bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By soclosenotnear
B204ft/gt head? I think you're right anyways,...

B204ft/gt head? I think you're right anyways, using a b21 head gasket.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By soclosenotnear
That's nice.

That's nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great color.

Great color.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 225,949
Posted By soclosenotnear
Quite an update. Good work.

Quite an update. Good work.
Forum: article composition 03-31-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 210,725
Posted By soclosenotnear
Work backwards. If you have to open up your ezk...

Work backwards. If you have to open up your ezk box and check wiring/solders, so be it. I went in and redid a couple solders on mine after it wasn't running strongly.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 872
Views: 126,922
Posted By soclosenotnear
That "shipping crate" is a work of art.

That "shipping crate" is a work of art.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By soclosenotnear
Or just drive the '95 if you want the couple...

Or just drive the '95 if you want the couple different features it has over your '92?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By soclosenotnear
Drop torque converter into the transmission...

Drop torque converter into the transmission first, at the right depth. Then, slide them back in together, then bolt down torque converter.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 298,209
Posted By soclosenotnear
In my experience, let her learn with anyone other...

In my experience, let her learn with anyone other than yourself. I'm calm, cool and collected but she hated stalling out my cars with me next to her. M46/47 are relatively easy to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By soclosenotnear
This. Lh2.4 flywheels can be bought off the shelf...

This. Lh2.4 flywheels can be bought off the shelf or in wanted section. The parts car will have everything else.
Forum: article composition 02-12-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 210,725
Posted By soclosenotnear
Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.

Pull from old igniter. That worked for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The...

Exactly. Just wire it up per the diagram. The stock coil will no longer be necessary so anything that was plugged into it (2 wires) can be left in place. Same thing with the factory igniter, anything...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 95,453
Posted By soclosenotnear
Exclamation Seconded

Seconded
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,531
Posted By soclosenotnear
I felt the same way until I actually adjusted...

I felt the same way until I actually adjusted mine. Had it sitting at 2.5* advanced since I bought the gear many years ago. I finally advanced it a bit more and enjoyed the difference. But really,...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,824
Posted By soclosenotnear
Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered...

Good lord. I can't believe they even bothered putting that car up for sale.
Forum: showroom 02-02-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 59,696
Posted By soclosenotnear
Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the...

Jealous of your Volvo friends/roommates and the motivation they provide. I always know I'll see progress when I click your thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By soclosenotnear
Been there and done that; my old lady had our...

Been there and done that; my old lady had our newborn in the car, but this is best ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By soclosenotnear
I pulled power and ground from factory igniter...

I pulled power and ground from factory igniter wiring, so I could mount it on factory heat sink.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By soclosenotnear
Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as...

Same advice I gave him. Remove as much or as little as you want, only after your setup is running.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 69,996
Posted By soclosenotnear
So, I leaned on the nipple at the top of my...

So, I leaned on the nipple at the top of my radiator and broke it while washing the engine bay. I did the most turbobricks-esque of fixes including jb weld and plastic epoxy. It's been holding a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great looking wagon you've built here. You're...

Great looking wagon you've built here. You're doing much better than most of us on their first project, myself included. And your English is better than most folks in this country, so don't worry...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By soclosenotnear
Agreed. You should be able to find at least a...

Agreed. You should be able to find at least a td04hl-15g rebuild guide on YouTube, which will be the same concept if you need it.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 87,602
Posted By soclosenotnear
At what point do you ditch the intercooler? Is it...

At what point do you ditch the intercooler? Is it just too much air for unnecessary pipes, hoses, clamps or routing issues, etc?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,158
Posted By soclosenotnear
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=322...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=322665
Forum: showroom 01-16-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By soclosenotnear
^everything you want

^everything you want
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,906
Posted By soclosenotnear
My '95 has no boost gauge, cloth seats, only...

My '95 has no boost gauge, cloth seats, only driver power seat, no heated seats, no sunroof, etc.

That heater core is a fun job. Took me 8 or 10 hours my first go around.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By soclosenotnear
8 year old thread...

8 year old thread...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 56,162
Posted By soclosenotnear
5 stars. Lol. You could sell your idea today...

5 stars. Lol. You could sell your idea today better than Volvo could have sold it 30 years ago.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 69,996
Posted By soclosenotnear
A quick spritz of purple power and a borrowed...

A quick spritz of purple power and a borrowed electric pressure washer...

<a href='http://i.imgur.com/vWRgHYE' title=''><img src='http://i.imgur.com/vWRgHYEl.jpg' alt='' title='Hosted by...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,437
Posted By soclosenotnear
2. You'll need 2 of these three hoses. One is the...

2. You'll need 2 of these three hoses. One is the radiator hose that tees into the turbo water line and the other goes from the expansion tank to the radiator and tees into the turbo.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 143,935
Posted By soclosenotnear
I know you wanna get away from lh2.4 but go the...

I know you wanna get away from lh2.4 but go the wasted spark route if you end up staying with it. I had to close my spark plug gap to somewhere around that with higher boost, even out of my 16t,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 69,996
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thanks. Her and her sister are great. I'm...

Thanks. Her and her sister are great.

I'm not sure how detailed I can be but I'll try. On that particular tensioner, I would loosen the tensioning lock nut and the nut and bolt that articulates...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By soclosenotnear
I like the contrast of the black trim and bumpers...

I like the contrast of the black trim and bumpers on these cars. Plus, they do have a purpose.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,937
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yeah. Not much difference in a 15g and 16t....

Yeah. Not much difference in a 15g and 16t. That's the standard "upgrade" turbo on an otherwise stock setup. I enjoyed mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 69,996
Posted By soclosenotnear
Well, I began putting the accessory belts back on...

Well, I began putting the accessory belts back on and realized the tensioner bracket had broken the same way for the second or third time.

<a href='http://i.imgur.com/OjdxTku' title=''><img...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By soclosenotnear
You'll have to get a down pipe sorted either way....

You'll have to get a down pipe sorted either way. Either one can be made to work. You can port a straight flange out to nearly the size of an angled. In my opinion, you'll be happy either way you go.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By soclosenotnear
I put the transmission in fourth gear. Grab a...

I put the transmission in fourth gear. Grab a large breaker bar and cheater bar and put my weight into it. Probably not well enough considering it's happened twice now. The nub sticks out so little...
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