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Old 02-16-2008, 03:45 AM   #1
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What it is:
1987 245DL, power nothing
LH2.4


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suspension:
NEW ZF Power steering rack
RSI Coilovers, front and rear
Shortened front strut tubes
Billstein HD shocks all around
325# springs up front
250# springs in the rear
new ball joints
new tie rod ends
25mm f/r ipd sways, new endlinks on the front.
newer brake pads/rotors
new front wheel bearings
IPD adjustable panhard/torque bars
All new bushings - replacement OEM rubber

engine
1992 B230FT block
Diesel Engine Mounts
Lightened lh2.4 flat flywheel
Oil catch can
IPD HD Radiator
IPD Cam/Gear
Rebuilt 15g
NPR IC
Bougicord Wires
Hallman MBC
Upgraded IPD in-tank fuel pump
3" turbo back, RSI downpipe, magnaflow muffler
Efan from mr gasket wired in correctly, works very well.
Brand spanking new bosch 100amp alt

transmission
Getrag 265
Full face carbon/kevlar disc
Red Clutchnet pp
1 piece driveline

interior
Seats switched from vinyl to fabric
VDO boost and oil pressure gauges
White led's in everything
LC-1 Wide Band AFR
New heater blower motor

exterior
Body trim switched to black turbo trim
Rear red/clear tails
New headlight lenses
17x7.5" IPD Pegasus Replicas, RWD offset
225x45 BFG Super Sports
OEM tubular tow hitch - hot pink






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Old 02-16-2008, 03:52 AM   #2
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no ride height pics? lame
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:54 AM   #3
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jeez wish I had alittle more money but I think with the lowering springs my tires would rub.
Are those boge/sachs shocks on the back?
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:55 AM   #4
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no ride height pics? lame
tomorrow gaul dernit! its dark

the new springs give it a nice raked ******, so hot.

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Old 02-16-2008, 04:07 AM   #5
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rake isn't just for leaves anymore!
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:13 AM   #6
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:18 AM   #7
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Ive seen that car somewhere but I just can't put my finger on it
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:19 AM   #8
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Ive seen that car somewhere but I just can't put my finger on it
ill put your finger on it..

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Old 02-16-2008, 12:26 PM   #9
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You have funny bumpstops in the rear
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Old 02-16-2008, 01:32 PM   #10
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You have funny bumpstops in the rear
I've got the same. Jealous?
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Old 02-16-2008, 01:41 PM   #11
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tomorrow gaul dernit! its dark

the new springs give it a nice raked stance, so hot.
It's not dark anymore, where are those pics?!!!
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Incidentally, if we're going to follow this other train of thought, you should install your spare tire while the vehicle is cruising at 55mph, since that's about where it'll be used most often.
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Old 02-16-2008, 01:49 PM   #12
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im drinkin muh god damn coffee.

pics will be after 1ish. when i get back from.... the place... it will make the volvo moar complete...
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I've got the same. Jealous?
uhh no... Mine are like 2.5inches shorter and don't look like a buttplug.
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Old 02-16-2008, 02:19 PM   #14
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im drinkin muh god damn coffee.

pics will be after 1ish. when i get back from.... the place... it will make the volvo moar complete...
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uhh no... Mine are like 2.5inches shorter and don't look like a buttplug.
Fair enough.
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Fair enough.
he's jealous
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:00 PM   #17
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c'mon! It's 2:04. Your wagon looks to be the same color as mine, so pictures will determine if I'm definatly going to save and lower the bish next! As little John would say "THROW IT UP"
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:02 PM   #18
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c'mon! It's 2:04. Your wagon looks to be the same color as mine, so pictures will determine if I'm definatly going to save and lower the bish next! As little John would say "THROW IT UP"
It's actually 11:05
WEST COAST IS THE BEST COAST. Represent.
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It's actually 11:05
WEST COAST IS THE BEST COAST.Represent.
meh, enjoy your hippies
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:24 PM   #20
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nothin but the westside.
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:27 PM   #21
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It's actually 11:05
WEST COAST IS THE BEST COAST. Represent.
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:29 PM   #22
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where are those pics?
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Old 02-16-2008, 08:42 PM   #24
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theeeere you go

thanks to kyle for the wheels, and comin to save my ass when the volvo broke down.
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Old 02-16-2008, 08:43 PM   #25
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looks killer man
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