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Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 49,265
Posted By YellowT5-r
The car is actually about to come back out of...

The car is actually about to come back out of mothballs and get back to work.

Been a little distracted with to-the-studs renovation plus new mechanicals on the house.
At the same time, we're...
Forum: showroom 03-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 117,988
Posted By YellowT5-r
It's a PDX thing, that's 1 gallon of Llama...

It's a PDX thing, that's 1 gallon of Llama conditioner/bong deodorizer, so it's not included in the overall quantity.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
Congrats man, very big numbers! I'll re-run your...

Congrats man, very big numbers! I'll re-run your acceleration plots to see if we can get you over 3G's at the top of first...You'll be picking your nuts out of your seat cushions anytime now!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By YellowT5-r
From what I remember of engine shens is that...

From what I remember of engine shens is that you're after an 01+ (top or bottom end). Solid lifters/thin stems (for better high RPM grocery getting), as well as a stouter bottom end than the earlier...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,712
Posted By YellowT5-r
Oh, I definitely agree...my current plans are...

Oh, I definitely agree...my current plans are actually based around 5 injectors that flow closer to an honest 1300cc's at 43PSI...that was just a bit of old mental masturbation that seemed relevant...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,712
Posted By YellowT5-r
I was actually thinking about running a FUELAB ...

I was actually thinking about running a FUELAB (http://www.jegs.com/p/Fuelab/Fuelab-529-Series-Electronic-Fuel-Pressure-Regulators/2481514/10002/-1)electronic fuel pressure regulator so I can build...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,134
Posted By YellowT5-r
I feel your pain on needing the 5-cylinder...

I feel your pain on needing the 5-cylinder noises.

You never mentioned how many parts you want to break?! Do you have horsepower and driveability goals yet?


A few things to consider when...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,653
Posted By YellowT5-r
One little sidebar thought that might warrant...

One little sidebar thought that might warrant investigation. If "GT braces" (factory strut tower to firewall braces) are legal for your class, and/or a more traditional strut tower bar. If nothing...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
Yeah, dollars to donuts says the shock loading...

Yeah, dollars to donuts says the shock loading from the hop is what ate your diff - if you look back at the video, you can see several distinct dashes on the ground where you launched. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
I think it's hooking OK now, but that wheel hop's...

I think it's hooking OK now, but that wheel hop's gotta go!

Stupid sounding, but serious question, did you put the rear end back together the same way as you had set it up before? I only ask...
Forum: events 05-10-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,888
Posted By YellowT5-r
Other places for E85: Jay's Garage...

Other places for E85:

Jay's Garage...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
So much danger to the manifold! You know...

So much danger to the manifold!

You know you're good when Nathan names a button after you!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 67,205
Posted By YellowT5-r
You want P/S on a DD car unless you don't have to...

You want P/S on a DD car unless you don't have to park where you live :-P

I don't know the space you have available, but you might try what's on my car, which is a 740 pump with the 960 pulley and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 486,951
Posted By YellowT5-r
Outstanding job man! Drive it like it is until...

Outstanding job man! Drive it like it is until it gets boring (right now, I know that's hard to believe), but soon you'll start to grow accustomed to the hurt, confused, and violated expressions on...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,328
Posted By YellowT5-r
Unless you have very specific reasons for needing...

Unless you have very specific reasons for needing the 5-cylinder, the 6 or even the 4 is more bang for your buck in whiteblocks.

I love the 4's, 5's, and 6's, and think they all have...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By YellowT5-r
The Nissins all metal 3 row has a soso track...

The Nissins all metal 3 row has a soso track record of thin end tanks cracking out. I would consider looking for something from your donor car's family tree. At least there's plenty of room to play...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,976
Posted By YellowT5-r
Does the factory center mount qualify as a legit...

Does the factory center mount qualify as a legit driveshaft hoop...and before you ask Bergen, ejecting your driveshaft on the line does not qualify as a legitimate safety device, Mmmkay?

I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
Different motor, but my car also cruises happily...

Different motor, but my car also cruises happily with AFR's in the 16's and 17's at 60-70 MPH on E85. Scared the whee out of me the first time I saw it, but as long as your tip-in enrichment is on...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
Beautiful work man, drive it and enjoy it for a...

Beautiful work man, drive it and enjoy it for a bit.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,976
Posted By YellowT5-r
I'm actually thinking we should do this hay ride...

I'm actually thinking we should do this hay ride style. Put bumper hitches on both of your cars and just have people sit in 'em like a hay ride. We can get Ben to tow them around RSI's neighborhood...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 30,982
Posted By YellowT5-r
Leave out the part about the 19t and try a 3071r,...

Leave out the part about the 19t and try a 3071r, it'll build boost faster than you can find traction (and/or rods), and it will easily support well over 500 crank.

I'm not sure if it was only...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,976
Posted By YellowT5-r
I dunno, I'm feeling a big chocolate brown...

I dunno, I'm feeling a big chocolate brown pinstripe. It could be the fastest Andes Mint in history!

Edited for clarity - that's a pinstripe on the OUTSIDE of the car, not in the driver's seat.
Forum: showroom 04-16-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 117,988
Posted By YellowT5-r
"P.A.T-Dickman, the very best there is... when...

"P.A.T-Dickman, the very best there is... when you absolutely positively gotta clean every mother****in part in the compartment, accept no subsitutes"

- Sam Jackson on Volvo Detailing

I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
The wagon is still in kit form right now, so...

The wagon is still in kit form right now, so it'll be at RSI, but not IPD - I'm thinking maybe we'll make a diorama of it!

I was thinking I'd bring the truck so we have a good tow vehicle! ...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
I love it Nathan, it took installing a non-Volvo...

I love it Nathan, it took installing a non-Volvo engine for you to drink the OEM-look Kool-Aide, but as always, abso-freakin'-lutely beautiful work man!

Regarding the use of smack-talk between...
Forum: showroom 02-25-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,917
Posted By YellowT5-r
Welcome to the madness!

Welcome to the madness!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,657
Posted By YellowT5-r
It depends entirely on how many parts you can...

It depends entirely on how many parts you can fabricate from common household appliances using only duct tape, zip-ties and your own bodily secretions.

That in mind, I say leave the M56 bolted...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,836
Posted By YellowT5-r
Mister B - You sir, have created a whole new...

Mister B - You sir, have created a whole new category of bench racing that shall heretofore be known as Bench Ballin'. In bench ballin, people try to guess how baller your project will be based on...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By YellowT5-r
Di-electric grease for ALL electrical connections...

Di-electric grease for ALL electrical connections in car after thorough cleaning of both male and female connectors. It's a PITA and tedious the one time you do it, but it's priceless to chase far...
Forum: showroom 10-18-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,012
Posted By YellowT5-r
Before: ...

Before:

http://i602.photobucket.com/albums/tt106/YellowT5-R/IM000286.jpg

After:

http://i602.photobucket.com/albums/tt106/YellowT5-R/Sneakers.jpg

Before:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,783
Posted By YellowT5-r
If you're going ahead with any white block...

If you're going ahead with any white block modifications, pay some attention to balancing. My crank was over 50 grams out end to end, and the casting and subsequent machining on on the block and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,997
Posted By YellowT5-r
Just to add to the info in this thread,...

Just to add to the info in this thread, whiteblocks on E85, or White Punks on Dope, whichever you prefer, definitely prefer copper over Denso Iridiums. When my car was on the dyno, we ran into spark...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,717
Posted By YellowT5-r
You can show your mate all the pretty pictures of...

You can show your mate all the pretty pictures of very nice, and arguably very powerful redblocks, but you need him to LISTEN to this...

Noises for you to listen to....

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Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 49,265
Posted By YellowT5-r
Damned thread resurection got me thinking about...

Damned thread resurection got me thinking about the car again :-(

OK, phone videos suck. In the plus column though, this lame video trying to get my car's exhaust note without the glass pack came...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 49,265
Posted By YellowT5-r
Actually, I've been busy trying to get rid of...

Actually, I've been busy trying to get rid of some fish tanks. Insert SHAMELESS FISH TANK PLUG (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=264913)

In all honesty, an astounding amount of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By YellowT5-r
Here's an example exhaust: 3" snail-to-tail, 3"...

Here's an example exhaust: 3" snail-to-tail, 3" I/O cat after downpipe. 3" straight through Magnaflow muffler, and 1 3" I/O 16" length glass pack. It's idling here for the first time under this...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,077
Posted By YellowT5-r
You might also want to take a real long hard...

You might also want to take a real long hard squint at the cold-side boot that goes from your air box/filter to the cold side of your turbo. It's not uncommon for these things to get really oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,977
Posted By YellowT5-r
Kenny, you're talking about RRFPR's with ratios...

Kenny, you're talking about RRFPR's with ratios over 1:1, right?

I only ask because I have always seen people using RRFPR's to overcome plenum pressure in higher boost forced induction...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 242,738
Posted By YellowT5-r
OK, Nathan....with the whole motivation...

OK, Nathan....with the whole motivation thing....you're making the rest of us look BAD!

You will shortly have completed 2 (TWO) completely badass Volvo builds in your palatial garage in a matter...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,206
Posted By YellowT5-r
My thoughts would be to do some serious homework...

My thoughts would be to do some serious homework on splitter, under tray and diffuser design.

The splitter will keep nasty turbulent air from getting up your nose (and be a potential source of low...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 486,951
Posted By YellowT5-r
Shhhh Homer's "car" is actually a very clever...

Shhhh Homer's "car" is actually a very clever PhotoChop job made from an old Amana side-by-side refrigerator and pictures or premium parts from the internet. That Souriau Autosport connector is...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 401,953
Posted By YellowT5-r
From the folk I've been talking with, they're...

From the folk I've been talking with, they're only going to D5's if they're looking for over 800 wheel. Otherwise, a sleeved 5254T4 will do ya just nicely for 550+ road race-able wheel horsepower. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 401,953
Posted By YellowT5-r
As a card-carrying member of The Brotherhood of...

As a card-carrying member of The Brotherhood of the Oily Crossmember, I can totally feel the pain. Nathan....I know this will be tough for you especially (fabricator's angst is a harsh mistress),...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,400
Posted By YellowT5-r
I think basically it's down to Travis at Fast...

I think basically it's down to Travis at Fast Specialties, or Aaron at English - they're both tractor tolerant and good guys from what I've seen. As Nathan asked above, it's a matter of finding a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 67,452
Posted By YellowT5-r
OK, so you were shooting for a high degree of...

OK, so you were shooting for a high degree of difficulty engine install by leaving the dizzy on and your intercooler/radiator in....I can appreciate not wanting things to be easy on...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 401,953
Posted By YellowT5-r
Aww mannnn!? Epic suckness in all the...

Aww mannnn!? Epic suckness in all the non-feel-good ways!

Just a thought, but if you were interested in say.....a 5-cylinder setup, I happen to know of a certain complete mule motor that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,419
Posted By YellowT5-r
Ahh yes....the good old low-boost junk yard motor...

Ahh yes....the good old low-boost junk yard motor days.... sniff....I'll miss those simpler times, but alas the ol' 400 ponies just weren't taking the wrinkles out like they used to:oops:, so I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,419
Posted By YellowT5-r
I've run both redblock M90's with a dog dish, and...

I've run both redblock M90's with a dog dish, and a whiteblock with a single mass, and this is what I've noticed...

That's really strange, as I've run both Redline and the OEM goop in M90's, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 486,951
Posted By YellowT5-r
Your motor's just happy to see you, that's all. ...

Your motor's just happy to see you, that's all.

Junior league = A willie-shaped cutout in your hood.

Major League = 3 foot long, 4 inch diameter schlong teating through your hood like a 20 year...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By YellowT5-r
Stock cranks are living "happily" at 1200+WHP. ...

Stock cranks are living "happily" at 1200+WHP. Are your goals north of that, or is the rest of your tune/setup South of that?

Basically, from talking to some of the really high HP Swedish...
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