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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 201,979
Posted By SquareD
If his design/fab skillz are that good, a shifter...

If his design/fab skillz are that good, a shifter should be cake!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,428
Posted By SquareD
LOLWUT. Next to basically an entire car, nothing...

LOLWUT. Next to basically an entire car, nothing is worth $900 at a u-pick. Ah the crapshoot that is junkyard pricing.
Forum: showroom 08-08-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,277
Views: 779,582
Posted By SquareD
Not sure about machining, but if they're 2 or 3...

Not sure about machining, but if they're 2 or 3 piece you could rebarrel them.
Forum: showroom 07-27-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9,344
Views: 2,750,401
Posted By SquareD
/\ Very sharp. Nice 760!

/\ Very sharp. Nice 760!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,124
Posted By SquareD
Maybe you took the inlet/outlet caps off too...

Maybe you took the inlet/outlet caps off too early and let all the extra boosts out?
Forum: showroom 07-23-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,376
Posted By SquareD
Oh wow, back when people on Turbobricks actually...

Oh wow, back when people on Turbobricks actually liked Volvos and other Volvo enthusiasts!

I always wonder what happened to Doug's 242. Blackbrick (IIRC) out on the east coast bought it, it was...
Forum: showroom 07-17-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,376
Posted By SquareD
What about when TB when NYT? ...

What about when TB when NYT?

https://turbobricks.com/articles.php?content=art0025

https://turbobricks.com/articles/img/art0025_img001.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,959
Posted By SquareD
So good. IMO you didn't overshoot what the...

So good. IMO you didn't overshoot what the platform's sweet spot is, you just took what makes these cars great and cranked it up. Well done man.



Yesss, do eet!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,457
Posted By SquareD
Check to make sure you're using the right bulbs...

Check to make sure you're using the right bulbs too. I know for the duel filament brake light bulb it's common for people to stick 1157 bulbs in there when they're designed to take a 7528 bulb that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By SquareD
Honestly, I'd pass. It's not in great condition,...

Honestly, I'd pass. It's not in great condition, has a ton of miles and the early <88 cars are just not worth the hassle IMO. If you're wanting a quad square 740, at least get an 88-89. Otherwise if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By SquareD
FTFY. OP, in the grand scheme of things......

FTFY.

OP, in the grand scheme of things... 240s and 7/9 series cars are more similar than they are different. If you know 240s you will find a 740 very familiar. Biggest issues with any 87 Volvo,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
I really haven't had much time behind the wheel....

I really haven't had much time behind the wheel. The QRSC's add to the "stack height" of the strut assembly which generally makes things more of a hassle to disassemble and reassemble. Sway bar end...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,053
Posted By SquareD
:lol: Big +1 there. "Wanna go on a cross...

:lol: Big +1 there.


"Wanna go on a cross country trip in a well used, hopefully roadworthy, 42 year old Volvo? There's a good chance for breakdowns and roadside repairs. Some might even be a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
No pictures, but I pulled out the Yoshifab can...

No pictures, but I pulled out the Yoshifab can yesterday to address excess oil in the intake. I just stretched the stainless pot scrubber around the tube that feeds into the top port and back out...
Forum: showroom 06-22-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 26,110
Posted By SquareD
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=10&pictureid=3398

Aww yisss.
Forum: showroom 06-20-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 26,110
Posted By SquareD
When I did the EGR delete on my car I got a...

When I did the EGR delete on my car I got a modded non-egr EZK chip from Sbabbs to eliminate the check engine/limp mode. Worked like a charm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By SquareD
Anyone have these instructions? Looks like it's...

Anyone have these instructions? Looks like it's been a while since Jerry's been on here. I have a cover that I keep toying with installing, but in order to have as clean as possible of an install......
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,854
Posted By SquareD
Nice find, what a great color. Looks like a great...

Nice find, what a great color. Looks like a great basis for a project.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 201,979
Posted By SquareD
Ah yes, derp. You just said you were switching...

Ah yes, derp. You just said you were switching bolt patterns.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 201,979
Posted By SquareD
Homer just sold a set of those fifteen52 Tarmacs...

Homer just sold a set of those fifteen52 Tarmacs for a pretty good price. Biggest downside with those is they're pretty heavy. Maybe consider Homer's current wheel choice... Enkei RPF1s. Great bang...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By SquareD
EEuroparts shows it as still available: ...

EEuroparts shows it as still available:

https://www.eeuroparts.com/Parts/35962/Molding-Driver-Side-9447831/
https://www.eeuroparts.com/Parts/35963/Molding-Passenger-Side-9447832/...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
It's the full Yoshifab setup: ...

It's the full Yoshifab setup:

https://yoshifab.com/store/redblock-delux-crank-case-breather-kit.html

Actually, one of the next things I need to do is pull the can and add some stainless steel...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Back together and on the ground, finally. ...

Back together and on the ground, finally.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1727/42695649161_53e6b03e3d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/283Sn16)20180608_182406 (https://flic.kr/p/283Sn16) by D H...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
So this is the after... first picture is the...

So this is the after... first picture is the rougher side. I used a hammer and dolly to flatten the pry marks. I'm going to put things together this weekend and then I can sand it and smooth it out...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,277
Views: 779,582
Posted By SquareD
28mm spacers up front and 35mm out back on my old...

28mm spacers up front and 35mm out back on my old RC-040s.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By SquareD
I think Polarii are decent strength-wise, but...

I think Polarii are decent strength-wise, but most people have noted Eikers as being relatively easy to bend.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By SquareD
$$$$Something forged with replaceable barrels.$$$$

$$$$Something forged with replaceable barrels.$$$$
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Thanks Duane. They paid me well for the damages....

Thanks Duane. They paid me well for the damages. Now to order replacement mounts and sort things out for good.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Nope, that's correct.

Nope, that's correct.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 30,413
Posted By SquareD
Yeah, I'm following along. Love your attention to...

Yeah, I'm following along. Love your attention to detail. As we commonly say in the states, "real recognizes real".
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
You'd think they'd look at the car and kindof...

You'd think they'd look at the car and kindof assume that prying on things would be no bueno, right? Nope, it's not aligned; it's more off than when I took it in. I told them to stop immediately and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
It's worse than that. I think he was pushing in...

It's worse than that. I think he was pushing in to get the camber and then trying to pry to get caster. Think about that for a moment... that's not how these slotted mounts work.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Even after going over the mounts and how to...

Even after going over the mounts and how to adjust them and explaining caster first and then seeing what kind of camber is possible, the guy working on the car clearly didn't know what the hell was...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
When in doubt, just pry... hard.

When in doubt, just pry... hard.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Well, they managed to damage the car and the...

Well, they managed to damage the car and the mounts attempting to align it...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
For the engine compartment, I did maybe 2 or 3...

For the engine compartment, I did maybe 2 or 3 cleanings initially with foaming engine cleaner at the car wash. Then for a while I would just go out for a half an hour or so and wire brush, clean or...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Thanks! Yeah, the do88 intercooler is pretty much...

Thanks! Yeah, the do88 intercooler is pretty much drop in. It's a nice upgrade over the skinny, stock IC.



Thanks! Just a slow and steady BBB (basic bolt-ons build). I live near some river...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
So, I tried my own home depot deal. It's close,...

So, I tried my own home depot deal. It's close, but not spot on. Oh well, it was worth a try. I've got an appointment Monday after work to get an alignment done....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,896
Posted By SquareD
I've moved on to Flickr and haven't looked back....

I've moved on to Flickr and haven't looked back. Oh and TurD looks dope.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Thanks Andy. I found this thread with that spec...

Thanks Andy. I found this thread with that spec for caster:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=308719&highlight=940+wheel+alignment&page=2

Man, I'm really debating just fabbing...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,959
Posted By SquareD
Yesss. Wheels look so good. This car is low key,...

Yesss. Wheels look so good. This car is low key, yet really nicely modded. My kind of build. Nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Ok, going to set up an alignment appt. and from...

Ok, going to set up an alignment appt. and from looking at other threads, these are the settings I'm shooting for:

Toe 2.3mm (stock setting, toe in)

1-1.5 degrees of neg camber

4.5 degrees...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 33,085
Posted By SquareD
Pretty sure that's the exact same solenoid that...

Pretty sure that's the exact same solenoid that came with my Turbosmart EBC. Works good in my application.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Back on the ground and in need of an alignment. ...

Back on the ground and in need of an alignment.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/832/40131423030_10d53ed28c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/249h2UJ)20180505_200150_HDR (https://flic.kr/p/249h2UJ) by D H...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,440
Posted By SquareD
True. A bit too far for it to be worth it. Hey...

True. A bit too far for it to be worth it. Hey look, RWC is back to giving solid advice and I'm giving crap advice. The circle of life!
Forum: showroom 05-03-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,440
Posted By SquareD
Go get 'em. Long day trip, but it might be worth...

Go get 'em. Long day trip, but it might be worth it. Gotta work for what you want.
Forum: showroom 05-03-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,440
Posted By SquareD
They're harder to find, but here's my old 740 on...

They're harder to find, but here's my old 740 on some NOS RC040s I found:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4402/36356283874_0a377be626_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XoFsyA)DSC06595...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Bne needs a ordering option in the QSRC dropdown...

Bne needs a ordering option in the QSRC dropdown that includes "add adjustable swaybar endlinks". Hopefully he has some sitting on the shelf.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,088
Posted By SquareD
Ha, you're wife's car is one of the most...

Ha, you're wife's car is one of the most thoroughly outfitted 945s on TB. Nice work Mike.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,837
Posted By SquareD
Fortbrick talked me into the middle hole, saying...

Fortbrick talked me into the middle hole, saying it was "quite fun". We'll see what this 40 year old thinks of that whippersnapper's impressions and advice.
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