home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Mechanical > projects & restorations

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-18-2014, 06:16 AM   #51
evan55
Single-Slammer
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Kelowna, BC
Default

Looking good! What size rear springs do you have?
evan55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 06:30 AM   #52
DNAsEqUeNcE
†John3:16
 
DNAsEqUeNcE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: HTX
Default

When is the megasquirt party?
__________________
DNAsEqUeNcE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 12:13 PM   #53
+Kardboard+
Chinese guy/Swedish rides
 
+Kardboard+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ansel+ View Post


I just nutted
Me too.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ansel+ View Post
All I need is the lock nut now. spent $25 on ebay and got the wrong one too annoyed to try again
Wrong lock nut but right wheel cap plate? I'm going to phone one of the local wheel gurus we deal with and see if they're able to source some centre caps for me. Going to get my wheels repaired and refinished with them.
__________________
'88 245DL Uncle Sven|'95 945T Darth Haul|'82 242GLT B23E Lumpy the Angry Viking (sold)|'77 244DL, red/sold.|'90 744T C3P-LOL, gold/sold

mtd240: I suspect "the wives" have a super-secret forum to discuss whether or not they will let us buy Volvo parts.
DavidSamuels: Not a website, a panel discussion/reality show. Real Housewives of Gothenburg.

-Feedback-
+Kardboard+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 03:13 PM   #54
Josh
WHITEGOLDTEETHNOFLOSS
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Portland, OR
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ansel+ View Post


wow look at that ass
__________________


Instagram: josh_keck
Josh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 03:49 PM   #55
RvolvoR
Master Troublestarter
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: PDX
Default

juicy
RvolvoR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 06:56 PM   #56
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by evan55 View Post
Looking good! What size rear springs do you have?
I think they are 8.5'', I may get a longer one because these are maxed out, I will probably lower it in the meantime but I'd like to be able to raise it up HIGH.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DNAsEqUeNcE View Post
When is the megasquirt party?
I think a few more parties need to happen first, but that's probably the inevitable goal, doesn't seem terribly complicated.

Quote:
Originally Posted by +Kardboard+ View Post
Wrong lock nut but right wheel cap plate? I'm going to phone one of the local wheel gurus we deal with and see if they're able to source some centre caps for me. Going to get my wheels repaired and refinished with them.
Yep, have the cap plate and inner cap. Let me know if you can find an extra.
__________________
Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 07:06 PM   #57
+Kardboard+
Chinese guy/Swedish rides
 
+Kardboard+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Default

Found the caps, but my wheels apparently cost too much to salvage, but we'll see... I'll PM you more details as I get them.
+Kardboard+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2014, 07:53 PM   #58
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by +Kardboard+ View Post
Found the caps, but my wheels apparently cost too much to salvage, but we'll see... I'll PM you more details as I get them.
I got another wheel cap, Pat hooked me up. While it is black and the same thread, it isn't as thick, though I think the look of it is actually better. I can get a pic later.

No big updates on the car. Fixed some issues here and there, new timing belt and tensioner the other night, distributor stop drilled out and messed with the base timing. The car ripped pretty good to 20psi but started to ping around the top of 3rd, so I have turned down the boostus a tad, shooting for a stable 18psi.

Hopefully replacing the water pump (o-ring leaks) and taking it to the drag strip this weekend.
Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2014, 08:00 PM   #59
blkaplan
50 shades of beige
 
blkaplan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Rockville, MD
Default

gonna paint that brace?
__________________
www.BEIGEPOWER.com
Kaplhenke Racing Facebook
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarkKratoz View Post
The only safe bet is Ben.©
blkaplan is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2014, 10:19 PM   #60
+Kardboard+
Chinese guy/Swedish rides
 
+Kardboard+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Default

Awesome! I got my wheels straightened up and just painted them myself. Also, wondering if you had a part number for the TSW logo cap that goes in the middle?
+Kardboard+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2014, 10:29 PM   #61
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by +Kardboard+ View Post
Awesome! I got my wheels straightened up and just painted them myself. Also, wondering if you had a part number for the TSW logo cap that goes in the middle?
No idea, I got mine off ebay by just putting in 'tsw center cap', still have to put it on

Quote:
Originally Posted by blkaplan View Post
gonna paint that brace?
I was going to have it powdercoated but then money. I will eventually.
Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2014, 12:06 AM   #62
+Kardboard+
Chinese guy/Swedish rides
 
+Kardboard+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Default

Are you talking about the black ones? I see in your pics you already have them on.
+Kardboard+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2014, 10:28 PM   #63
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by +Kardboard+ View Post
Are you talking about the black ones? I see in your pics you already have them on.
Nah all those pictures were from when I was still missing one, I just switched them around.

I took my car to the strip, did a 15.1 @ 89.1mph running about 15psi. Had a bunch of issues and only got 2 ok runs in. Hope to take it back running more boost and without a heavy ass tool bag in the trunk.

Also put limiting straps on the rear springs
Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2014, 11:22 PM   #64
Harlard
Pro Sneaker Peddler
 
Harlard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: PDX
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ansel+ View Post
Nah all those pictures were from when I was still missing one, I just switched them around.

I took my car to the strip, did a 15.1 @ 89.1mph running about 15psi. Had a bunch of issues and only got 2 ok runs in. Hope to take it back running more boost and without a heavy ass tool bag in the trunk.

Also put limiting straps on the rear springs
I really want a smaller turbo. My car did a 15.6...at 90.5...

Tool box will make a negligible toll and limiting straps won't do **** either. If you want to improve your 60' time put some soft springs and lift it out back, and remove the rear bar.
__________________


Herr Harlard am Erstens

1979 242 DL

Quote:
Originally Posted by t8fanning View Post
My knob has a big chunk of steel on it
Harlard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2014, 12:24 AM   #65
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by harribert View Post
Tool box will make a negligible toll and limiting straps won't do **** either.
tool box was more of a joke on how much tools I carry and the Limiting straps had nothing to do with the fact that I ran the car, rather to do with the topic of the thread
Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2014, 12:34 AM   #66
Harlard
Pro Sneaker Peddler
 
Harlard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: PDX
Default

right back at you.
Harlard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2014, 02:51 AM   #67
Quin
ಠ_ಠ
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Soldotna, AK
Default

maybe you should weld the diff.
__________________
Quin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2014, 04:02 PM   #68
Trevor+
Volvo Friends
 
Trevor+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: tir porthladd triphlyg
Default

Loose some weight.
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by hathos View Post
GODDAMNIT, IT WASN'T RATTLE CANNED. IT WAS EARL SCHEIBED AND *MATCHED* TO A RATTLE CAN
Trevor+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2014, 07:43 PM   #69
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

Update: I put in a NPR intercooler. Piping is kinda wonky but I'll change it eventually. Feels quicker, could just be a placebo on my butt dyno, but after a beating it certainly feels cooler than the stock crap.



Engine bay still needs a lot of love.

Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2014, 08:39 PM   #70
blkaplan
50 shades of beige
 
blkaplan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Rockville, MD
Default

You should probably have an extra psi or two reaching the manifold with the NPR over the stock intercooler. So what your feeling is most likely real
blkaplan is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2014, 08:50 PM   #71
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

Pretty sure my headgasket is leaking. Going to tear it off this weekend hopefully. Assuming everything with that goes smoothly I should be doing a few upgrades in the next couple paychecks, catch can, and bypass valve, maybe clean up some wiring. Oh yeah and I got a crappy amp and 12'' sub for $20.
Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2014, 09:02 PM   #72
))<>((
Addicted242boost
 
))<>(('s Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: California
Default

subs and amps raise your 1/4 time, son.
))<>(( is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2014, 12:09 AM   #73
WindowsBreakerG4
ALDORF THE DESTROYER OF WHITE SHIRTS
 
WindowsBreakerG4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Western PA
Default

If you point the bass backwards doesn't it make the car go faster?
__________________
ovlover: Its an auto. Problem found, Manual swap. Problem solved
Quote:
Originally Posted by cosbySweater View Post
She was pretty damn hot. And she folded my clothes and made me breakfast in bed
Towery wants to get me drunk but doug already is. Don't trust a drunk Towery he will slip you the old stiff one eye

I AM ALDORF THE DESTROYER
1985 744ti M46 -3rd, 15g, 3" exhaust, Ported Head, 333,333 miles
91 945 Turbo 3 pedal auto, DD
83 242 Turbo Flathood
15 Golf TDI 6 Speed

Doug <3 me. Not scottyd. doug was here again
WindowsBreakerG4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2014, 08:51 PM   #74
Ansel+
Bolbo Spotted
 
Ansel+'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon
Default

oooooo weee

Ansel+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2014, 10:00 PM   #75
cosbySweater
Board Member
 
cosbySweater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Monterey/Falun
Default

Bcpproblems
__________________
1979 Volvo 244DL 6.0/4l80e,8.8,Ms3x goldbox ecu and Mircrosquirt tcu, s366 clone, 11.4@123mph 9psi
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid, 5 Speed
1991 Volvo 245, so stock it hurts, and I like it that way
1982 Ford Fairmont Futura, 4.8/th400, 8.8, mircrosquirt, 7875 turbo, 228/230 cam, Project Cheap Thrills

Quote:
Originally Posted by bricktop420 View Post
Thank you very much everybody... i now feel sufficiently retarded and will go cry in the corner...
cosbySweater is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.