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Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 107,221
Posted By soclosenotnear
Ironically, it just went to the scrap yard in the...

Ironically, it just went to the scrap yard in the sky a couple days ago. I hate that I did this to that car but it taught me a lot. Most importantly, that patience is needed for project cars. Much...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 27,354
Posted By soclosenotnear
What made installing the torque rods so...

What made installing the torque rods so difficult? I'm about to give it a go and the Chilton's manual makes it seem simple enough. Any tips?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By soclosenotnear
I rolled mine out with a nail puller thing.

I rolled mine out with a nail puller thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 22,892
Posted By soclosenotnear
95+ 940's use all three holes. But you will have...

95+ 940's use all three holes. But you will have to drill a hole to use the third mounting point earlier than that
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,576
Posted By soclosenotnear
My friend suggested diesel fuel. Just a small...

My friend suggested diesel fuel. Just a small amount got the block surprisingly clean. Elbow grease still necessary.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By soclosenotnear
Not the topic of conversation but just wanted to...

Not the topic of conversation but just wanted to note, I had those mounts on a '91 744 turbo m46. Maybe they used them up on manual trans cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By soclosenotnear
I forgot to mention I checked that area and it's...

I forgot to mention I checked that area and it's dry. I've witnessed it leaking at sunroof area. Also wet driver's seat and light splashes even in center console area.



I think so. Definitely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By soclosenotnear
940 sunroof woes

Needless to say, what a frustrating problem to have. My 1994 945 has started leaking through the sunroof. My driver's side front and rear floor boards have gotten soaking wet. The car was pointing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By soclosenotnear
I just wanted to update this with my solution. ...

I just wanted to update this with my solution.

I ended up buying a new crank sensor that didn't help my problem. My brother and I fairly extensively tested the coolant temp sensor and confirmed...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 79,832
Posted By soclosenotnear
Those seats are gonna look great in your car....

Those seats are gonna look great in your car. Well executed.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,473
Posted By soclosenotnear
Cloth seats are a huge difference in ride height....

Cloth seats are a huge difference in ride height. The leather makes me feel like sitting on top of a chair, but the cloth is more of a normal seat feel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,369
Posted By soclosenotnear
Wasted spark has been up and running perfectly...

Wasted spark has been up and running perfectly for what, a year now...?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By soclosenotnear
Thanks for the response and yeah, it's a real...

Thanks for the response and yeah, it's a real bummer. I've pulled the fuel pump relay and fuses and cleaned them but they looked fine. I saw in another thread something about a fuel pump check valve...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,947
Posted By soclosenotnear
Cool looking wagon. Do it to it.

Cool looking wagon. Do it to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By soclosenotnear
For grins and giggles Can anyone speculate...

For grins and giggles

Can anyone speculate on what my fuel pressure readings could mean? Should it build full pressure on key turn number one?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By soclosenotnear
Got some time to tinker with the car this...

Got some time to tinker with the car this weekend. My neighbor borrowed a fuel pressure tester from the parts store, so I used it while I had the chance.

Relieving pressure each time
Key turn 1-...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By soclosenotnear
Fuel pump fuses, relay and wiring seem ok. Also...

Fuel pump fuses, relay and wiring seem ok. Also jiggling wiring, tapping on the pump didn't help. I do feel like I hear a scratching noise almost coming from the main pump. In the parts bin that came...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By soclosenotnear
I'll check out the fuel pump fuse and fuel pump...

I'll check out the fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay as I haven't really looked into those yet.

fwiw, I have already replaced the crank position sensor with a spare that never had an issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By soclosenotnear
1994 945 Turbo intermittent no start then start

Good afternoon,

This issue has been happening since I bought this car. Worth mentioning it was a turbobrickers car before me, although I didn't buy it from an enthusiast.

Sometimes, no...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,519
Posted By soclosenotnear
Your radiator should go underneath that I think....

Your radiator should go underneath that I think. It gives you a spot to bolt up your efan like stock.Thats how the do88 unit was anyways.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,988
Posted By soclosenotnear
Come pick up the welder anytime. We really need...

Come pick up the welder anytime. We really need to get a move on before it gets cold. Here's to page 4 and getting some progress on it.

I think I'm down to pull the sedan to the front yard. You...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,988
Posted By soclosenotnear
When are you doing the angled flange? I assume...

When are you doing the angled flange? I assume exhaust at the same time?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,374
Posted By soclosenotnear
Love everything about this.

Love everything about this.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By soclosenotnear
I strung that 16t out to 20psi. It felt strong....

I strung that 16t out to 20psi. It felt strong. But probably closer to 200 then 300.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yeah, Bosch injectors from an s60r/v70r will...

Yeah, Bosch injectors from an s60r/v70r will outflow a 15g. I had more than enough fuel with a 16t. Bypassing the resistor ballast thing is easy.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 449,637
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yass. Great looking wagon.

Yass. Great looking wagon.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 27,433
Posted By soclosenotnear
Don't propus wheels use adapters? Take the brakes...

Don't propus wheels use adapters? Take the brakes into consideration when getting spacers/adapters? What brackets do you plan on using?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 107,221
Posted By soclosenotnear
I did get a radiator and drove it for a bit. I...

I did get a radiator and drove it for a bit. I ended up purchasing a '94 940 turbo wagon that will be getting some of these goodies and others will be sold off. This sedan will likely meet it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By soclosenotnear
7/9 bracket?

7/9 bracket?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By soclosenotnear
Lol.

Lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By soclosenotnear
I pulled radiator and condenser (and intercooler)...

I pulled radiator and condenser (and intercooler) and it went in fine. That opened a nice clear pathway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By soclosenotnear
Yup, get the car high and enlist a helping hand....

Yup, get the car high and enlist a helping hand. Easy enough with them assembled together.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By soclosenotnear
Probably about right for the boost gauge. You'll...

Probably about right for the boost gauge. You'll see when you get a calivrated boost gauge; they usually make 5-7psi stock.

Google "stage zero site:turbobricks.com" or similar for anything you're...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 619,042
Posted By soclosenotnear
About the same. You definitely learn the value of...

About the same. You definitely learn the value of a "pre-workout stretch".
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By soclosenotnear
Should be everywhere if you post in wanted...

Should be everywhere if you post in wanted section. I threw away a center inlet/outlet stock intercooler yesterday.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By soclosenotnear
An '89 n/a car is lh2.4, yes?

An '89 n/a car is lh2.4, yes?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,793
Posted By soclosenotnear
Use Google to search the forum. Type "b230ft swap...

Use Google to search the forum. Type "b230ft swap site:turbobricks.com" and you'll get good results.

Swap is very straight forward as far as swaps go. Its mostly plug and play aside from swapping...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 22,892
Posted By soclosenotnear
You will have many more smiles with three pedals....

You will have many more smiles with three pedals. It really makes the 7/9 series enjoyable to drive.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 142,850
Posted By soclosenotnear
I can't even comprehend what that would be like....

I can't even comprehend what that would be like. Glad to see this back to being one of the fastest cars on here.
Forum: events 05-26-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,318
Posted By soclosenotnear
Works if you have Facebook I guess...

Works if you have Facebook I guess...
Forum: article composition 05-15-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 333,189
Posted By soclosenotnear
This is interesting. I don't think you've...

This is interesting. I don't think you've mentioned that shortly before this your heater core failed. I know you checked igniter but maybe moisture affected your ezk/wasted spark board. We should...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,683
Posted By soclosenotnear
Was gonna say the same thing. A nice...

Was gonna say the same thing.

A nice flywheel and clutch and some bushings, and the m47 might be good. I don't mind mine with a 16t.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,389
Posted By soclosenotnear
Adapters.

Adapters.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,012
Posted By soclosenotnear
I push my little 16t to 20 psi with a similar...

I push my little 16t to 20 psi with a similar setup on lh. S60r injectors/3" amm.

Why not open up your exhaust manifold? What exhaust housing on your 16t?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By soclosenotnear
Interesting. I've seen this discussed over the...

Interesting. I've seen this discussed over the years, but nobody has ever mentioned something like this. I think I need to try and do the same.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,121
Posted By soclosenotnear
Wheels look great. Is it easy to find an egg...

Wheels look great. Is it easy to find an egg crate grill over there? That would make it look even better, imo.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,661
Posted By soclosenotnear
Great looking start for a sortaproject. I dig it.

Great looking start for a sortaproject. I dig it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,042
Posted By soclosenotnear
Nice progress.

Nice progress.
Forum: website & board 04-18-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,374
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: 3,467
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?
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