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Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
I guess this deserves an update. So as...

I guess this deserves an update.

So as mentioned previously, my last dragstrip visit resulted in an expensive towtruck ride home and the car sat for almost a year while I decided to check what...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 320,558
Posted By SeriousSteve
Yeahhhhh, now turn the boost up!

Yeahhhhh, now turn the boost up!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,129
Posted By SeriousSteve
The IRS cars had the 1055 and the 1065 -...

The IRS cars had the 1055 and the 1065 - basically IRS versions of the 1031 and 1041.

My S90 is currently on its third rear diff. It's been through the original 1998 3.54, a 3.73 from a 1998 V90...
Forum: showroom 01-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,009
Posted By SeriousSteve
http://www.screamandfly.com/showthread.php?274775-...

http://www.screamandfly.com/showthread.php?274775-Rude-300-with-expansion-chambers

http://forumbilder.se/CGERB/post-5887-0-14125400-1383772541.jpg

from savarturbo :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,238
Posted By SeriousSteve
Yep they're for tweeters. I've only...

Yep they're for tweeters.

I've only personally ever seen them on the LWB models though, pretty rare option I think.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,060
Posted By SeriousSteve
I cleaned mine out recently ('01 S80) and did...

I cleaned mine out recently ('01 S80) and did nothing but disconnect the battery first.

Perfect idle, no codes. Though mine was the opposite with very high idling so YMMV :lol:
Forum: showroom 11-13-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,961
Posted By SeriousSteve
**** yeah!!!!

**** yeah!!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,810
Posted By SeriousSteve
There's a little sleeve for fitting the stem...

There's a little sleeve for fitting the stem seals, looks like a little valve stem condom :lol: slips over the end of the valve stem and stops the seals potentially getting damaged on the retainer...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 201,575
Posted By SeriousSteve
LOL I ****ing love the mudflaps

LOL I ****ing love the mudflaps
Forum: showroom 11-04-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,157
Posted By SeriousSteve
Great job!

Great job!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,272
Posted By SeriousSteve
That's from a 95+ motronic 4.4 car and won't work...

That's from a 95+ motronic 4.4 car and won't work with LH2.4.

The one you actually need is from a pre-95 960 with motronic 1.8 and has a code ending in 012 - It'll be identical in appearance to...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
I've spent the last few months recovering from a...

I've spent the last few months recovering from a motorbike accident so there's been zero progress and there probably won't be any until next year when I can walk properly.

However! I scored this a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 91,373
Posted By SeriousSteve
Am I the only one that finds it incredible...

Am I the only one that finds it incredible there's not twenty bajillion off the shelf trigger wheel solutions from summit or jegs for something as common as an LT1?

Really liking this project...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,680
Posted By SeriousSteve
There's one been put in a 240 on here. Thread's...

There's one been put in a 240 on here. Thread's here (http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=217070) but none of the pics work.

Found one google images though...
...
Forum: website & board 10-25-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 332,217
Posted By SeriousSteve
Current: Dr Dokeh New: SeriousSteve ...

Current: Dr Dokeh
New: SeriousSteve

preeshaydit.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,558
Posted By SeriousSteve
2JZ-GEs are surpisingly common and super cheap as...

2JZ-GEs are surpisingly common and super cheap as nobody wants old lexuses (lexii?) any more over here.

A 4.8/5.3 is gonna be nigh-on impossible to find and will probably cost you ten times what...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,914
Posted By SeriousSteve
Ah cool I didn't know that, I've never peeked...

Ah cool I didn't know that, I've never peeked inside one before.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,914
Posted By SeriousSteve
Making a new one would be a great opportunity to...

Making a new one would be a great opportunity to increase ventilation. One thought would be to make the hose fitting larger or to add an extra fitting (maybe threaded so it could be plugged if...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 49,665
Posted By SeriousSteve
Get 'er done! Was the GLT really that rusty?...

Get 'er done!

Was the GLT really that rusty? It looked pretty solid from afar, but I guess the bad rust isn't always obvious :grrr:
Forum: events 10-15-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 64,009
Posted By SeriousSteve
You know you're on a volvo forum when you see...

You know you're on a volvo forum when you see photos of fire and instinctively wonder whose car it was.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,654
Posted By SeriousSteve
Ford did something vaguely similar on the newer...

Ford did something vaguely similar on the newer diesel transits. It let them use a teeny little turbine housing without creating too much backpressure in the manifold.
...
Forum: events 09-08-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 64,009
Posted By SeriousSteve
You'll have to take the PV! :-D

You'll have to take the PV! :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,605
Posted By SeriousSteve
The volvo diff won't last long behind an RS4...

The volvo diff won't last long behind an RS4 motor :-D so do it right and do it once...

Plenty of ford explorers breaking on UK ebay lately. A later (95+ iirc?) model one should have disc brakes...
Forum: showroom 08-31-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 149,126
Posted By SeriousSteve
Interesting.. tell me more! The M90 in my...

Interesting.. tell me more!

The M90 in my S90 whines like a sumbitch in 3rd and 5th, and even a flush with fresh volvo oil made no difference to it. I'd be tempted to try something out to quieten...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,258
Posted By SeriousSteve
Ha! My first car was a 440. Decent little car but...

Ha! My first car was a 440. Decent little car but sooooo much rust...

What's the dash out of? Looks kinda VW ish?

Nice job on the 5cyl :)
Forum: showroom 08-21-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,467
Posted By SeriousSteve
Nearly 1000hp of redblocks!

Nearly 1000hp of redblocks!
Forum: showroom 07-04-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,876
Posted By SeriousSteve
Some really nice cars there. The supercharged V4...

Some really nice cars there. The supercharged V4 is cool and that sugga is SWEEEEEEET!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
Here in the UK we've been having a bit of...

Here in the UK we've been having a bit of unseasonable weather (sunny and warm during summer? wtf) so I decided to take advantage and take the S90 to the dragstrip for the first time and see what...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,672
Posted By SeriousSteve
peeveeeeeeee!! is it staying LHD? Sounds...

peeveeeeeeee!! is it staying LHD?

Sounds like it's got an interesting history.
Forum: showroom 03-02-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 63,125
Posted By SeriousSteve
^ :lol: Tomas - The ones I got are like the...

^ :lol:

Tomas - The ones I got are like the longer ones pictured except they're shorter at the downpipe end. I never did fit them to the car but mockup on my T6 block confirmed they clear the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
Little bit of an update. Got a Honda XR to blast...

Little bit of an update. Got a Honda XR to blast about on last year so fixing ol' whitey hasn't been too high on the priority list (and 80mpg is soooo much better than 20mpg :lol:) but two wheels...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 83,580
Posted By SeriousSteve
best 262c I've ever seen :omg:

best 262c I've ever seen :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
I guess the new clutch and flywheel works too...

I guess the new clutch and flywheel works too well.

http://www.irregularhorsecupboard.com/S90/sIMAG0422.jpg
http://www.irregularhorsecupboard.com/S90/sIMAG0426.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 451,711
Posted By SeriousSteve
:-D I love it!

:-D I love it!
Forum: showroom 11-21-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,437
Posted By SeriousSteve
Good to see it running again, sounds nasty!

Good to see it running again, sounds nasty!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-21-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,728
Posted By SeriousSteve
Nothing in vadis apart from a picture of the...

Nothing in vadis apart from a picture of the connector :lol: page 130 (page 54 of the PDF) of the above greenbook has a diagram of it all though.

Good luck :-D
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-20-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,728
Posted By SeriousSteve
Sure I'll check it out later for a detailed list....

Sure I'll check it out later for a detailed list. Meanwhile I'm sure the ECU/Trans stuff is in the greenbooks too, these should help you out.
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-19-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,728
Posted By SeriousSteve
As promised :) ...

As promised :)

http://www.irregularhorsecupboard.com/S90/Motronic/m4.4pinout1.jpg
http://www.irregularhorsecupboard.com/S90/Motronic/m4.4pinout2.jpg...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-19-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,728
Posted By SeriousSteve
From what I remember it's identical to the FWD...

From what I remember it's identical to the FWD stuff apart from the wires for the coil packs which are not present for the five bangers.

I don't have vadis on my work laptop at the moment so can't...
Forum: showroom 11-13-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,359
Posted By SeriousSteve
Looking good! The grey looks fantastic.

Looking good! The grey looks fantastic.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
Flywheel was from http://www.ttvracing.com and...

Flywheel was from http://www.ttvracing.com and I've just noticed it's 5.4kg not 4.5kg, oops. Yep, shifter is sweet! Even without shortening the throw it's nice to have a solid bushing there.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
Today's job was to remove one of the parts piles...

Today's job was to remove one of the parts piles from my garage and attach them by any means necessary to the car...

The usual suspects...
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,171
Posted By SeriousSteve
Updates! It's been over a year since I've done...

Updates! It's been over a year since I've done anything to the damn thing except drive it. It's been very reliable apart from an immobiliser problem earlier in the year which turned out to be a bad...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 320,558
Posted By SeriousSteve
Sounds bloody marvelous. Did you not need to swap...

Sounds bloody marvelous. Did you not need to swap the sump after?
Forum: showroom 09-04-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,418
Posted By SeriousSteve
Looks like a fun job. Any symptoms from the...

Looks like a fun job. Any symptoms from the flywheel being like that? Not seen one move quite so freely before.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 178,378
Posted By SeriousSteve
Wow, great job on the roof there Steve!

Wow, great job on the roof there Steve!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,583
Posted By SeriousSteve
If clearance ends up being tight a ratchet strap...

If clearance ends up being tight a ratchet strap third mount up top from the intake side of the motor to the chassis will help you out too. Been done plenty of times successfully and will stop the...
Forum: showroom 08-27-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,512
Posted By SeriousSteve
freakin awesome that suburban is

freakin awesome that suburban is
Forum: showroom 08-27-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,630
Posted By SeriousSteve
http://www.rclol.com/img/thumbs-up-obama-not-bad.j...

http://www.rclol.com/img/thumbs-up-obama-not-bad.jpg
Forum: showroom 08-25-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,721
Posted By SeriousSteve
ARRRRRRRRR harr harr harrrrrr.

ARRRRRRRRR harr harr harrrrrr.
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