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Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,247
Posted By Stiggy Pop
all blocks produced '93+ had piston squirters,...

all blocks produced '93+ had piston squirters, it's not specific to L or R castings.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,788
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I ran my HX35 with -6 feed and -12 drain.

I ran my HX35 with -6 feed and -12 drain.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,739
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I didn't know they'd really do one off/customs, I...

I didn't know they'd really do one off/customs, I thought they were all tied up on the BMW/Supra production stuff.

I bet those would not be cheap! (maybe even more than $600!)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is the only way we ever use ours.

This is the only way we ever use ours.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,247
Posted By Stiggy Pop
There were L and R block castings, the...

There were L and R block castings, the differences seem to be apocryphal and undocumented; but, there are claims of stronger crank journals and thicker wall casting on the R blocks.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,022
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I feel like we are watching someone have some...

I feel like we are watching someone have some sort of personal breakdown in real-time, it's a little stressful.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,022
Posted By Stiggy Pop
for someone who doesn't have the time he has an...

for someone who doesn't have the time he has an awful lot of time. Also Bob is one of the top 5 most helpful people on the board, team Bob.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 745,046
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Gave up on SAABs and settled for a Porsche smh...

Gave up on SAABs and settled for a Porsche smh :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,213
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think we established that by the end of page 1...

I think we established that by the end of page 1 and the rest has been a lot of tails getting chased :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,036
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I have the same wheel size, and have been running...

I have the same wheel size, and have been running Dunlop Direzza ziii in 205/50 front, 225/45 rear. Had to roll the inner fenders nice and flat in the rear, car is fairly low.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,251
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you sure it's not 28?

you sure it's not 28?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,439
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I absolutely hate my Yoshifab lower braces and...

I absolutely hate my Yoshifab lower braces and can't wait to get them off the car. They are the low hanging fruit under a low car by a good margin, in the worst possible place. There's probably a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,717
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I bought a big garrett core and pulled in a few...

I bought a big garrett core and pulled in a few tread stone cast end tanks to check out... terrible quality. Ugly rough castings, the face wasn’t even close to flat, volume is too small, their baffle...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 123,786
Posted By Stiggy Pop
How competitive are guys at those type of events?...

How competitive are guys at those type of events? I want to get out on the track this year and my dad wants to run his new CTS-V wagon but neither of us want to deal with any a-holes overdriving...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 123,786
Posted By Stiggy Pop
what org. was running LRP last week? We were...

what org. was running LRP last week? We were looking at TNIA for June but it sold out basically instantly.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,510
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Josh has also been moving his shop and I imagine...

Josh has also been moving his shop and I imagine that all but halted operations for at least some period of time. I will say that I've found that if you can catch a busy shop on the phone it usually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,549
Posted By Stiggy Pop
same, but it's all chinese and I couldn't get...

same, but it's all chinese and I couldn't get non-shaded which I would have liked. ALL chinese, even the Pilkington stuff.

Not that I care, beats the hell out of a 250k sand frosted stocker......
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,886
Posted By Stiggy Pop
nice setup in the shop! Is that a gopro? Has a...

nice setup in the shop! Is that a gopro? Has a little bit of that wide lens effect, seems like in more cases than not the phone cameras win but then there's storage issues.

I would say for a video...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,189
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thanks this is helpful information. I am running...

thanks this is helpful information. I am running a late year 1031 with the pickup in the diff so this is good to know. I thought of something in the garage the other day I wanted to ask you about,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,189
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Noise, really. I made some really nice...

Noise, really. I made some really nice improvements in the rear end last year and got rid of a lot of clunking and clomping. I don't want to put something in for a performance increase but have to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,189
Posted By Stiggy Pop
anyone running a gripper or other clutch diff on...

anyone running a gripper or other clutch diff on a limited use "multi purpose" car? Doesn't seem to be a ton of feedback out there on something that's not full out race-spec.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,927
Posted By Stiggy Pop
BC is the turbobricks facebook group of coil overs

BC is the turbobricks facebook group of coil overs
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 216,893
Posted By Stiggy Pop
nothing additional outside of the heavy sheet...

nothing additional outside of the heavy sheet metal. It was really interesting to feel how things stiffened up as it all got stitched and boxed back together. And yes that's a big part of the reason...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 216,893
Posted By Stiggy Pop
ahh, no I want to keep the top of the rails and...

ahh, no I want to keep the top of the rails and tailgate smooth. Originally I thought they'd be body color, but when I'm using it as a truck I end up putting a foot on them often enough I may...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 216,893
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I did buy a set of wheels for this thing to...

I did buy a set of wheels for this thing to motivate myself to get back to it. 17x7" Tecnocast Corsia, 5x108 and et40. I always thought a six spoke would work, and these are super light too. I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 216,893
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hmm not sure what ya mean. The box sections at...

hmm not sure what ya mean. The box sections at the tailgate? I do have plans to box in the whole bed including the corners, and make some more substantial mounting points for the tailgate hinges. All...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 123,786
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd spring for an OE tank if you decide to get a...

I'd spring for an OE tank if you decide to get a new one, the aftermarket tanks I've had were leakers at the welded seam.
Forum: article composition 03-31-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 155,064
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://i.imgur.com/R1fdEt3.gif

https://i.imgur.com/R1fdEt3.gif
Forum: article composition 03-29-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 155,064
Posted By Stiggy Pop
oh yeah, this is ripping along at about the pace...

oh yeah, this is ripping along at about the pace of the "get a new front page car" project.

Get comfortable, we're all riding this corpse to the grave as-is. Like saabnet :lol:
Forum: showroom 03-25-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
"more smooth" is just more rake, it's ugly imo. ...

"more smooth" is just more rake, it's ugly imo.

Also, then you don't have a giant door in the back of the cab to swing open to a) show off and b) carry longer stuff.
Forum: showroom 03-24-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I have the real CAD somewhere that went to the...

I have the real CAD somewhere that went to the shop, I'll see if it has the cross section. If not I literally touched a scrap piece of it yesterday when I was making pieces to fix my rusty SAAB. I...
Forum: showroom 03-24-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think I may have put the drawing for the bed...

I think I may have put the drawing for the bed rails in the thread? I definitely have the drawings somewhere filed I can find them, they were professionally bent from 14ga steel - wicked over kill...
Forum: showroom 03-24-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll have to actually finish mine to qualify it...

I'll have to actually finish mine to qualify it :lol:



IMO the sedan window makes for a really ugly cab shape, too much slope and it ends up looking like you can't tell if it's coming or going
Forum: showroom 03-24-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My thread covers it in pretty good detail, it’s...

My thread covers it in pretty good detail, it’s also the best one ever done in my unbiased opinion. My tailgate is a jaw dropper at the dump!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,189
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've been waffling on buying a wavetrac, but not...

I've been waffling on buying a wavetrac, but not interested in a plate unit for a street car... interested to see how this shakes out.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 787,824
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I can easily think of not having a basic on/off...

I can easily think of not having a basic on/off or volume knob readily available would probably be pretty annoying...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,457
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I ended up buying a ZF core and shipping it to...

I ended up buying a ZF core and shipping it to Sellholm, hopefully have something fun back sometime in April :boink:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 787,824
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had considered the bit ten for a hidden audio...

I had considered the bit ten for a hidden audio setup in one of my cars, would be curious to hear a little more about what made it a pain to live with in the real world.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,329
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I have always used the OE turbo studs, OE turbo...

I have always used the OE turbo studs, OE turbo cup washers, and new copper coated locking nuts every time it's assembled. 100% success rate, never had one move and never had one seize.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,855
Posted By Stiggy Pop
every 91+ 7/9 I've owned had a G80, both turbo...

every 91+ 7/9 I've owned had a G80, both turbo and non-turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,876
Posted By Stiggy Pop
one of the more dangerous winter setups I've run...

one of the more dangerous winter setups I've run was a set of studded Hakka's in the rear, and the cheapest garbage all seasons ever in the front. All that grip in the rear and nothing up front, you...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 532,108
Posted By Stiggy Pop
It’s satisfying just to look at it, I can imagine...

It’s satisfying just to look at it, I can imagine all of the meticulous assembly of clean parts is going to be a lot of fun. One man Volvo factory!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,375
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Dunlop still has the 200tw Direzza available in...

Dunlop still has the 200tw Direzza available in 225/45/16 as well, which is what I run on the rear of my car. Excellent tire.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'm not sure why you decided to personally attack...

I'm not sure why you decided to personally attack me and my header in that way, but I'm too overspent on the 242 this year to address it and I feel like you should respect that by not reminding me of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By Stiggy Pop
like most things in engine building there's...

like most things in engine building there's tradeoffs and it's not as simple as "better or worse".

Super simplified shorter runners will improve turbo response and long runners will have more...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,791
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've held a treadstone core that looked identical...

I've held a treadstone core that looked identical to a CX Racing core..
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,039
Views: 1,213,030
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I really like the change in direction...

I really like the change in direction aesthetically, the car kind of looks more "grown up" now. I wouldn't have picked on the tint but removing it really did something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I haven't used that stuff in a long time but it...

I haven't used that stuff in a long time but it used to be really hot, I wonder if it's been watered down at all? It used to bleach dirt bike plastics and etch aluminum if you weren't really careful...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,412
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no such luck

no such luck
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,376
Posted By Stiggy Pop
give me a shout when they stock in, in case you...

give me a shout when they stock in, in case you forget to update the site :-P
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