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Old 09-11-2013, 02:36 PM   #26
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Now I wish I had kept those TSWs for the 945 I am getting this weekend.
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Old 09-11-2013, 02:47 PM   #27
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Nice wagon! Personally, I think the 945t is the best brick you can buy. I had a non-fog front 940 for a long time and it started to grow on me. If you're interested, I have a nice ~91 740 turbo grill if you're interested. It's basically a waterfall grill painted the same gunmetal color as the 940 eggcrate grill. I had one on my old 940:

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Old 09-11-2013, 02:52 PM   #28
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Nice wagon! Personally, I think the 945t is the best brick you can buy. I had a non-fog front 940 for a long time and it started to grow on me. If you're interested, I have a nice ~91 740 turbo grill if you're interested. It's basically a waterfall grill painted the same gunmetal color as the 940 eggcrate grill. I had one on my old 940:

Thanks for the offer, but I think I'm going to try and swap in the 1990 740 Turbo front end. I know the hoods are different, but let's see how that looks like first!
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Old 09-11-2013, 03:12 PM   #29
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I thought besides the grill all that was different was the headlight surrounds and the top tab attachment pieces for the grill? They screw into the side of the headlight mounts and have the holes for the clips at the top of the grill. Didn't really look into it though.
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Old 09-11-2013, 03:14 PM   #30
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It gets complicated. I broke it down for a friend the other day, actually:

Grille 1:
1990 740: Unique grille, headlight trim, hood.

Grille 2:
1991-1992 740, All 940s without fogs: Shared grilles, headlight trims, hood.

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All 940s with fogs: Shared headlight trims, grilles, same hood as Grille 2 cars.

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Old 09-11-2013, 03:31 PM   #31
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While I still have all three cars...





I can have my own Turbobricker party if I park at my parents' place... (their '89 765T in the background; brother's '94 944 is in Kamloops)

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Old 09-11-2013, 03:51 PM   #32
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What about this?

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Old 09-11-2013, 03:52 PM   #33
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Too much work.
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Old 09-20-2013, 06:27 PM   #34
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Calgary rust had gotten to the suspension, and both the struts and shocks needed replacement. The fronts were all rusted together, so it took an emergency trip to the junk yard to get it all fixed while the car was stuck at a shop. Bilstein HDs are in on the front now, but the dying HDs in the rear couldn't be removed off the 945 yet. Yikes...





TME Sweden adjustable strut tower brace installed! Had to bend the metal by the driver-side strut tower that held the relays first. Worked out.


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Old 10-08-2013, 12:07 AM   #35
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Cargo area cover, am I doing it right? Snagged this from my dad because he wasn't using it anyway. Woo.
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:21 AM   #36
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You're keeping busy! It's looking great! We should do a hangout again soon.

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Old 10-08-2013, 12:27 AM   #37
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I remember drooling over this car on ebay back in the day.
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:44 AM   #38
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Old 10-11-2013, 06:56 PM   #39
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Got rid of this:



Put these in:



iPd spark plug wires, 3" 012 AMM, AEM DryFlow filter.

Was going to swap in the TLAO silicone cooling system hoses, but ran out of time.
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:53 AM   #40
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Why did you get rid of the heat shield?
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Old 10-14-2013, 03:18 AM   #41
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Because I need to cut a bigger hole in it to fit the 3" piping through.
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Old 10-14-2013, 06:45 AM   #42
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While I still have all three cars...

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Old 10-14-2013, 07:18 AM   #43
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nice car!
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:38 AM   #44
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Nice find and updates.

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Old 10-14-2013, 11:44 AM   #45
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Ohhhh. I couldn't tell in the picture. Git 'er done!
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Old 10-15-2013, 12:15 PM   #46
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Ohhhh. I couldn't tell in the picture. Git 'er done!
Probably after I figure out all the piping, NPR and maybe the new turbo too. Would be better to cut the new hole properly, etc.
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Old 10-15-2013, 01:20 PM   #47
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Old 10-15-2013, 02:23 PM   #48
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Make sure you add "install additional/upgraded catch can" to the list- it's something I meant to do but until you bought it I had the engine pretty well sealed up so I kept putting it off. Clearly a good run on the highway with a bunch of gear and boost overwhelmed the wimpy stock crankcase ventilation system.
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Old 10-15-2013, 02:34 PM   #49
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Good call. One step at a time though!
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Old 10-15-2013, 03:16 PM   #50
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Make it an early step, unless you like replacing oil and seals!
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