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Forum: events 02-11-2019, 10:30 AM
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Views: 159
Posted By stick70
Why not, I should be around

Why not, I should be around
Forum: showroom 01-31-2019, 05:59 PM
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Views: 2,508,879
Posted By stick70
Hell yes

Hell yes
Forum: showroom 01-30-2019, 11:55 PM
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Views: 2,933,937
Posted By stick70
https://i.imgur.com/6rgDRfJ.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/6rgDRfJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DPOI9bV.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/j8NzDiv.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 114,302
Posted By stick70
I love this car, the engine bay is put together...

I love this car, the engine bay is put together how mine should be
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 191,490
Posted By stick70
Looks good! Where's that pod gonna mount? ...

Looks good! Where's that pod gonna mount?

Returnless fuel system?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,873
Posted By stick70
The bar looks good! Bonus on making it to where...

The bar looks good! Bonus on making it to where you can get it out of the car. Helps with paint and finish welding if nothing else.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,818
Posted By stick70
I like where this is headed, keep it up.

I like where this is headed, keep it up.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 104,299
Posted By stick70
I like those heater tubes, mine will have to be...

I like those heater tubes, mine will have to be something similar. The nipple behind the head on my car is behind the firewall, didn't have time to tackle that during the install.
Forum: article composition 01-03-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 91,408
Posted By stick70
I'm going to cliffnote some pilot bearing info...

I'm going to cliffnote some pilot bearing info for a T5 trans here, it's probably my #1 asked question.

For -97? whiteblocks afik use this:


For 98+ whiteblocks afik use this:


You need...
Forum: events 01-02-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,158
Posted By stick70
Plan on being there in my wagon, it needs some...

Plan on being there in my wagon, it needs some dyno time.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
They really are. At that engine speed on the...

They really are. At that engine speed on the highway the torque is there on demand, and plentiful. You can pull up mountains in 5th in this thing if you want.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
I like it. It's quieter than my 242 T5 is I'll...

I like it. It's quieter than my 242 T5 is I'll tell you that, I don't have any (trans) rattles to speak of. This is a rebuilt trans fwiw, all gears aside from 5th and reverse are new, along with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By stick70
As in options fitted from the factory etc? ...

As in options fitted from the factory etc?

http://www.volvoamazonpictures.se/typeinformation/typeinformation.php

As far as a carfax type report I can't help there. Maybe a classic car insurance...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 71,339
Posted By stick70
Good to see this is still around, 122 wagons ftw.

Good to see this is still around, 122 wagons ftw.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
Thanks! I hope to drive it to California and...

Thanks!

I hope to drive it to California and back in the next couple years!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
Thanks! I really dig the tach. I wanted...

Thanks!

I really dig the tach. I wanted something that would be period, and aside from the white LED lighting this fits the bill perfectly. At least with LED lights I'll actually be able to see...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
At long last I've found a tach I'm happy with and...

At long last I've found a tach I'm happy with and I'm putting it in. I'm running a contemporary Smith's 52mm unit, with just a universal pod. The pod is a little too shallow, but it's the best I...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,509
Posted By stick70
The headers are looking good! I had to switch to...

The headers are looking good! I had to switch to bolts in order to remove mine from the car, and even then it needed a little fender bashing to make it possible.

Looks tight around that steering...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
Meh. I mean I'd have to care first. I actually...

Meh. I mean I'd have to care first. I actually had a good set but they got went with a 122 sedan I sold a while back.

The car is far from finished but I'm happy with it. The trip was some bucket...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
I'm in love with the sound of this car. The itbs...

I'm in love with the sound of this car. The itbs really have been great. The stay synced and I haven't touched them since I left for my trip.



Nah my hinges are just that bent :lol: I can't...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,400
Posted By stick70
Hell yeah, this is badass.

Hell yeah, this is badass.
Forum: showroom 11-05-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By stick70
As far as wheels go there are always wheels from...

As far as wheels go there are always wheels from other older volvo models, turbo 740/240s come to mind. BMW has some cool wheels you can score on the cheap too, though you will need adapters. User...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
Thanks guys! I want to make it a little quieter...

Thanks guys! I want to make it a little quieter but keep the same tone, it's pretty loud in there. Currently I'm running a Jegs brand chambered muffler and a small resonator from some aftermarket...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
So FINALLY. I took a video in this thing. It's...

So FINALLY. I took a video in this thing. It's loud, a little sketchy, lots of stuff rattles. But I love it:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4RucKuNWeZs"...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,509
Posted By stick70
I thought my throttles were from a '01 or '00,...

I thought my throttles were from a '01 or '00, but I can't totally remember. I know they were cast as pairs, not individually like yours. I had to cut one of mine in half to make the center throttle...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,075
Posted By stick70
My S70 has ceramic coated Wiseco pistons in it...

My S70 has ceramic coated Wiseco pistons in it and I've had zero issues out of them. I haven't had the head off since the build, but it's been 100k+ miles.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,509
Posted By stick70
Hell yes, this will be badass. I was so worried...

Hell yes, this will be badass. I was so worried about idle issues etc on mine with the ITBs but they've given me zero trouble. I do realize you're running 7 more than me though :-P

I must have...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
Thanks man, it's a blast! I'm honestly surprised...

Thanks man, it's a blast! I'm honestly surprised at how well everything is working out. It's still a hooptie in a lot of ways but mechanically it's pretty good and proving to be reliable.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
No I just filled out the form online and they...

No I just filled out the form online and they sent me plates sight unseen. It wasn't cheap though, you owe them 7% of NADA book value on tax. I'll be transferring to NC here soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,699
Posted By stick70
I went to peterpalooza in NJ this past weekend...

I went to peterpalooza in NJ this past weekend and Owen shot some sweet pictures:

https://i.imgur.com/6rgDRfJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/B9QBey3.jpg?1

The car is running great. I'm super happy...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 165,530
Posted By stick70
I haven't read your whole thread, but its...

I haven't read your whole thread, but its interesting reading about your steering experiments. I just ended up bending my pitman/idler arms to compensate for bump steer. I can't say that it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 45,954
Posted By stick70
Not sure if you figured this out, but you first...

Not sure if you figured this out, but you first spin the knob itself off, then that spin nut you're fighting with has to come off. I've had more than one 122 where that thing was seized on there. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 52,969
Posted By stick70
I don't see why not. I'm running a 960...

I don't see why not. I'm running a 960 bellhousing on my wagon to mate it to the T5 trans
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 52,969
Posted By stick70
I didn't read your previous posts, what...

I didn't read your previous posts, what year/model is your engine from? One takes a bushing, the other a bearing. I'll dig up the part number for the bearing, it's in one of Alex Buchka's threads....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,509
Posted By stick70
Damn that fits in there really well.

Damn that fits in there really well.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By stick70
I can't give you recommendations on what to buy,...

I can't give you recommendations on what to buy, but I will say I've been underwhelmed with EBC greenstuffs in mine. They took forever to break in and even after they're just meh. Plus the rears are...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 99,786
Posted By stick70
lolol. I meant to but then I stopped working on...

lolol. I meant to but then I stopped working on the car :e-shrug:

The photobucket chrome fix works decent for pictures I didn't delete from PB outright.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,553
Posted By stick70
White on red ftw. I feel like that's one of the...

White on red ftw. I feel like that's one of the harder color combos to find.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,201
Posted By stick70
Nice wheel! That's good information to know for...

Nice wheel! That's good information to know for sure.

You should have gotten the horn button with the clock! :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,903
Posted By stick70
Looks awesome! What did that ZF transmission come...

Looks awesome! What did that ZF transmission come in originally?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By stick70
I could be convinced. 740 turbo rotors, rx7...

I could be convinced. 740 turbo rotors, rx7 calipers, 2 piece aluminum adapter
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By stick70
Hell yeah, good to hear man.

Hell yeah, good to hear man.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By stick70
Do you know approx what years I should be looking...

Do you know approx what years I should be looking at for this?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By stick70
I've had no pedal issues with my r brakes all...

I've had no pedal issues with my r brakes all around and mustang master :e-shrug:

I will say my pedal is a little touchy. Not lock the brakes up touchy, but someone that hasn't driven the car will...
Forum: showroom 09-05-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,693
Posted By stick70
I really doubt it unless you get it...

I really doubt it unless you get it unrealistically hot. It's not rubber, just really thick plastic.
Forum: showroom 09-04-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,693
Posted By stick70
Flat trunk, the car is a 1984. There is a dip in...

Flat trunk, the car is a 1984. There is a dip in the sheet metal in the middle of the trunk, this leaves a gap under the spoiler that fills up with leaves etc.
Forum: showroom 08-29-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,693
Posted By stick70
Still rocking mine like a boss :cool: The...

Still rocking mine like a boss :cool:

The black RTV I smeared in the gap between the spoiler and the trunk still looks fine FYI
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,263
Posted By stick70
RX7 calipers "should" work in a 15" wheel with a...

RX7 calipers "should" work in a 15" wheel with a 740 rotor. It'll be close but it might work. But yeah you can forget the R brakes.
Forum: showroom 08-22-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 39,942
Posted By stick70
https://i.imgur.com/jROP0ot.jpg?1 I'm of the...

https://i.imgur.com/jROP0ot.jpg?1

I'm of the opinion that a momo prototipo is the best 80s style wheel there is. Especially with a black interior. I did have to install a spacer to bring it...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By stick70
I'm at 17x8 at 0 offset in my 242 and it's fine....

I'm at 17x8 at 0 offset in my 242 and it's fine. I could actually stand a little more poke in the front (2* camber). You will have to roll the fender lips flat so expect that.
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