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Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2018, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
Every time I read these situations (and think...

Every time I read these situations (and think back on RSI) I always think how easy it would be to have a successful shop. You need one guy who's good at fab, design, whatever you're trying to do;...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 80,669
Posted By Stiggy Pop
interesting on the regulator. I've got the aero...

interesting on the regulator. I've got the aero and you've got me thinking about some oddities I've had and mostly tuned around..

I think I'm off to set myself up for fuel pressure logging.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Think I mentioned to you earlier in the year the...

Think I mentioned to you earlier in the year the next thing I want to play with is some sheetmetal and a brake to make ducting for the front of the car. I think my water temps creep up too quickly....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I saw a max around ~230 F after ten minutes of...

I saw a max around ~230 F after ten minutes of autocross (read: absolute flogging it in second gear). If I drive it hard on the street when it's 93 F ambient like it has been lately I'll touch 210 F...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 80,669
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no.mercy.

no.mercy.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 97,621
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah those are solid numbers

yeah those are solid numbers
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 80,669
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Coming together nicely! I'm with you on the...

Coming together nicely! I'm with you on the brakes, that's the next place I'm going to spend a little money.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 60,021
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Condolences, but on to the next! Little...

Condolences, but on to the next!

Little sideways slide? I think about this not infrequently in my project cars - all of the hours crushed and folded up. Always thought I'd rather wad the car up...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By Stiggy Pop
please be more specific

please be more specific
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,937
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I hope you're getting some frequent flyer points...

I hope you're getting some frequent flyer points with SEM :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By Stiggy Pop
RWD volvos are so long dead from east coast junk...

RWD volvos are so long dead from east coast junk yards you guys have no idea. Our yards are full of XC70s and S60s.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 97,621
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hard to read the screen in the video with the...

hard to read the screen in the video with the glare, is it around 390/320?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 95,986
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah I think that's what was suggested to me at...

yeah I think that's what was suggested to me at some point



Same, I don't really think the gearbox is noisy but I get the rattling through the shifter. I have a... Mcleod(?) short shifter and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 95,986
Posted By Stiggy Pop
they also sell thicker shifter gaskets to help...

they also sell thicker shifter gaskets to help isolate rattles from that area. I've been meaning to try one.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 95,986
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Ehh don't let everyone sell you that line either....

Ehh don't let everyone sell you that line either. I may not be pushing the outer limits but my engine is about as done out as red blocks go and it's a consistently running reliable motor.

I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 95,986
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is all making me reminisce about how I got...

This is all making me reminisce about how I got my essentially brand new t5z - by acquiring a project someone was moving on from for many reasons, and one of his main straws was his exasperation...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 163,294
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I bought the 3m kit when I did the primer on my...

I bought the 3m kit when I did the primer on my truck conversion. It's really slick, and the PPS cups are super nice to work with.

I did the color in my 242 engine bay and underside of the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By Stiggy Pop
$1200 for a redblock pull out is absolutely...

$1200 for a redblock pull out is absolutely insane.
Forum: showroom 07-23-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,367
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so.many.cargo pockets.

so.many.cargo pockets.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 163,294
Posted By Stiggy Pop
3rd brake lights weren't mandatory until '86

3rd brake lights weren't mandatory until '86
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 80,669
Posted By Stiggy Pop
How much longer those commandos gonna be around?

How much longer those commandos gonna be around?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,784
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so, in other words, a 1979 242dl is the perfect...

so, in other words, a 1979 242dl is the perfect Volvo? I would tend to agree :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 163,294
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:rockon: keep it up!

:rockon: keep it up!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my experience has been that a light flywheel and...

my experience has been that a light flywheel and a cam go miles to change the character of these engines. Something around ~15lbs seems to be sweet.
Forum: showroom 07-16-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,367
Posted By Stiggy Pop
^ that is some gold right there

^ that is some gold right there
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Stiggy Pop
-6 in, -12 out

-6 in, -12 out
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By Stiggy Pop
And I think I might actually have a 10.5"? Hard...

And I think I might actually have a 10.5"? Hard to remember.

I'm running 350/250 with the Konis as well and I'm satisfied.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my car had 8" rear springs originally and I'm...

my car had 8" rear springs originally and I'm running 10" now for just that reason.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Stiggy Pop
this car is so well done and so ugly. It's just...

this car is so well done and so ugly. It's just too smoothed out
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 53,439
Posted By Stiggy Pop
did ya have to make the donuts to park in the...

did ya have to make the donuts to park in the center of or did they come pre-installed?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,845
Posted By Stiggy Pop
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=343...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=343188
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,609
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Picked the build up on IG a little while back, it...

Picked the build up on IG a little while back, it looks fun. Glad you cut the splitter down!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Why do you think you need hylomar? Properly...

Why do you think you need hylomar? Properly prepped and cleaned surfaces make an MLS gasket happy.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 80,669
Posted By Stiggy Pop
It’s really starting to look clean! I bought...

It’s really starting to look clean!

I bought a cheap expansion tank and it leaked pretty quickly from a poor seam, then bought an OE tank. A tiny investment in the continued refinement..
...
Forum: showroom 06-26-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my eye is twitching... it's the WORST. Problem on...

my eye is twitching... it's the WORST. Problem on my car as well.
Forum: showroom 06-26-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd put some squares of butyl based sound...

I'd put some squares of butyl based sound deadening material (rec. RAAMmat). Might also be a good idea to use some strategically placed butyl rope strings squeezed down around your mounting...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 580,422
Posted By Stiggy Pop
this is really shaking my tree... might have to...

this is really shaking my tree... might have to try these!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 24,264
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the smoothed out radiator panel is niiiice

the smoothed out radiator panel is niiiice
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,683
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks again for sending the home link to me...

Thanks again for sending the home link to me Chuck! I have not installed it yet but thinking about trying to put it in the dash somewhere, just have to do some experimenting to see if it will still...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I found in my thread where I referenced...

I found in my thread where I referenced Tom/Banana sending me the link but can't find it, maybe he still has it?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I didn't on the stock manifold either, but the...

I didn't on the stock manifold either, but the NIW intake does not have a tapered bore that prevents the injector from being pushed down far enough so it breaches the seal of the o-ring.

Not...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yes I ran this setup for a while with no clips. I...

Yes I ran this setup for a while with no clips. I did not have a problem necessarily but did find that the injectors were being pushed down far enough into the injector bungs to create a boost leak...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 42,323
Posted By Stiggy Pop
does the cam come out with the engine in place...

does the cam come out with the engine in place when they're in a 240?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By Stiggy Pop
60-70k... wow! Glad you got so much use out of...

60-70k... wow! Glad you got so much use out of it, it was definitely a good candidate for a battle axe.

242 is doing good, mostly making incremental improvements at this point and not driving it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By Stiggy Pop
is this still that wagon I brought up as partial...

is this still that wagon I brought up as partial trade on the gold car?? Yeah she was a rusty one.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 24,264
Posted By Stiggy Pop
well yeah I got the thought behind that, but the...

well yeah I got the thought behind that, but the upper rad is part and parcel of the engine bay to me? Just caught me by surprise.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 24,264
Posted By Stiggy Pop
didn't paint the upper rad support?

didn't paint the upper rad support?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 39,431
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Idk I keep think about it on airbags and nice...

Idk I keep think about it on airbags and nice wheels! That said I already have three cars that run 45 sidewalls or less...



there's a guy in my parking lot at work with one of those,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 39,431
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it has to be a different color though, right?...

it has to be a different color though, right? :lol:

Ya ya, we've been working. Actually need to spend some time doing maintenance work so it's more viable as an actual car. A lot of work lately...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My previous setup was a clutch net 'red spec'...

My previous setup was a clutch net 'red spec' pressure plate on a flat flywheel. It was not actually painted red but there's no way in hell it was stock or anywhere near, it was so heavy it started...
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