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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Pillow
Nice! TY Dan

Nice! TY Dan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2020, 10:23 AM
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Views: 690
Posted By Pillow
THIS! Even on the Audi Forums they acknowledge...

THIS! Even on the Audi Forums they acknowledge that one big repair basically totals the car. Have mercy if you own the S4 w 4.2!!! Not many B6 or B7 A4s FS here lately, I suspect JY. They have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 690
Posted By Pillow
Truth on both man!

Truth on both man!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Pillow
She is 19 and has been running a Audi A4 3.2 M6. ...

She is 19 and has been running a Audi A4 3.2 M6. Out of all the kids she is the one that enjoys to drive. The Audi sadly is a time bomb and any repair is a complete PITA as it need to go into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 690
Posted By Pillow
TY Jordan! You hit a bunch of points that the...

TY Jordan! You hit a bunch of points that the XC90 folks brought up as warnings.

The PCV is a much better design on the 3.2 vs 2.5T from a labor standpoint!

I doubt the money is right for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 690
Posted By Pillow
2.5T vs 3.2 (SI6)

Looking for your opinions on the 2.5T vs the newer 3.2 (SI6) motors.

Need a new ride for my daughter and trying to figure out which motor would be the least headache since she is off at college....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 10:36 AM
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Views: 1,504
Posted By Pillow
Not much for the small bell.

Not much for the small bell.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
Update. I'm slowing my roll a bit. Working on...

Update. I'm slowing my roll a bit. Working on the Car Audio portion vs the actual Go portion!

FWIW the Metra install kit that came with the Kenwood HU from Crutchfield is SPOT on! Very...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
Ordered a Holley Terminator X kit... Lets see...

Ordered a Holley Terminator X kit... Lets see what happens.

Why TermX? Because it supports the Fuel Composition Sensor for E85.

Also ordered all the stereo bits so that it sounds good ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,113
Posted By Pillow
I would recommend a GG rated Organic pad. Great...

I would recommend a GG rated Organic pad. Great initial bite and plenty of heat load. Downside is that they are usually dusty.

http://faculty.ccbcmd.edu/~smacadof/DOTPadCodes.htm

Did you...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
I ended up with the C5/C6 Corvette header. ...

I ended up with the C5/C6 Corvette header. Custom piping after that.

At this point, I have a stock truck LM7 AC compressor. Stock 960 other parts, but it will need custom lines done for it...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
Awesome! Glad she's been a good runner for you!

Awesome! Glad she's been a good runner for you!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
The wife says all the Trump bucks can go to the...

The wife says all the Trump bucks can go to the Volvo build... May get her running yet!

Fabricated a T5 shifter extension last week. Very pleased wit the placement now. If anyone can post...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
How to make a Hig Pressure PS hose! Got a...

How to make a Hig Pressure PS hose!

Got a hose put together last night. A few parts, but I did end up just making a SS AN hose after all.

EVIL ENERGY 6AN 3/8" Stainless Steel Braided PTFE E85...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Pillow
Got a hose put together last night. A few...

Got a hose put together last night. A few parts, but I did end up just making a SS AN hose after all.

EVIL ENERGY 6AN 3/8" Stainless Steel Braided PTFE E85 Transmission Gas Oil Fuel Line...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By Pillow
It is a cool setup, but that is T56 money.

It is a cool setup, but that is T56 money.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By Pillow
For a 960 yes you need a clutch/brake pedal...

For a 960 yes you need a clutch/brake pedal assembly from a 940T (it is a the hydraulic unit). Add a stock Volvo slave cylinder and -4 AN fitting that goes to the TO bearing.

I cannot speak...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Pillow
Wow, this is now more complicated than I thought...

Wow, this is now more complicated than I thought ;)

Due to fitment with the exhaust I'll have to go John Mc route with a custom Earls PS line.

Also as Culberro mentioned since I'm using a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By Pillow
Lookin good!!! Sleeper city on the exterior with...

Lookin good!!! Sleeper city on the exterior with the all stock setup.

Nice and clean wiring under hood as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Pillow
Agreed, it looks like there is a special line of...

Agreed, it looks like there is a special line of products just for PS hoses: https://www.holley.com/products/plumbing_an_fittings_and_hose/hose/power_steering_hose/parts/150006ERL
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Pillow
Thanks for the ideas!!! I did get the low...

Thanks for the ideas!!!

I did get the low pressure side completed last night. Cut the furrel off the factory line and ran new Gates Low Side 3/8 line to the PS pump.

For the high side,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Pillow
7/9 LS Swap Power Steering hoses?

For the 7/9 LS swappers, what PS lines/hoses did you all end up going with?

No one really mentions them, maybe I missed the easy solution...?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,011
Posted By Pillow
This. Get some cheap 17 take offs with IPD...

This. Get some cheap 17 take offs with IPD adapters and put GOOD 225/45/17 tires on them.

Plus the locker as mentioned above.

While you are at it, make sure your brakes are 100% proper...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
Waiting for the UPS man and we should have some...

Waiting for the UPS man and we should have some more progress! More parts and more parts!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By Pillow
Sounds like a good choice then with the rear...

Sounds like a good choice then with the rear crossmember as part of the kit. Granted IIRC the auto trans mounts to the stock Volvo crossmember easily..?

At worst with the JTR kit add a set of...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2020, 08:26 PM
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Views: 3,984
Posted By Pillow
Glad to see someone else putting effort into...

Glad to see someone else putting effort into Arrikis wheels. Something a little different works!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By Pillow
A really good build thread here on a S90. ...

A really good build thread here on a S90. Pictures and story show it all.

https://ls1tech.com/forums/conversions-hybrids/1923217-1998-volvo-v90-ls1-swap-volmaro.html
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Pillow
Yes, a T5 can live behind a 400HP LS... NWC and...

Yes, a T5 can live behind a 400HP LS... NWC and WC variants. Just dont go ape on a NWC and it will live.

EASY is 5.3 with 4L60E + STS mounts and send it!

Medium 5.3 with T56 + Yoshifab...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2020, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Pillow
I like the idea... One weekend is delusional. ...

I like the idea... One weekend is delusional. All the small parts will drive you insane and nickle and dime you to death.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,557
Posted By Pillow
New kevlar synchros need to be "wet" and take a...

New kevlar synchros need to be "wet" and take a little bit to run in, but nothing crazy.

You may have to cut down the snout of the bearing retainer...? Looks jammed in to the crankshaft. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,259
Posted By Pillow
Pulled the 960 out from under the tree/car cover...

Pulled the 960 out from under the tree/car cover and back into the driveway. Cleaned the dust off and she is ready for wrenching once again!

Ordered some small parts from IPD yesterday as well....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,979
Posted By Pillow
NTN 6003 LLB C3 EM Radial/Deep Groove Ball...

NTN 6003 LLB C3 EM Radial/Deep Groove Ball Bearing
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NTN-6003-LLB-C3-EM-Radial-Deep-Groove-Ball-Bearing/153176311686?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Pillow
Dont sleep on the T5. I have a NWC T5 behind a...

Dont sleep on the T5. I have a NWC T5 behind a 5.3 w LS2 cam now and if has lived for years. But I do not launch hard or do burnouts in the truck.

FWIW I have to full kit T5 and adapter and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,900
Posted By Pillow
Solid solution as well.

Solid solution as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2020, 12:40 PM
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Views: 10,900
Posted By Pillow
:rofl::rofl::rofl: Truth! 400+ Flywheel...

:rofl::rofl::rofl: Truth!

400+ Flywheel with a 5.3 + LS9 cam on factory parts is hard to beat.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,118
Posted By Pillow
Wow! Yeah, any warranty on it then since you...

Wow! Yeah, any warranty on it then since you bought it new recently?

I was assuming a used T5 that just may need some love. But new it should be good for 200k+!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,118
Posted By Pillow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoGxWPt-5Gc&t=64s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoGxWPt-5Gc&t=64s

Buy it. Also put some bronze slider pads in. Shim the front bearing as well, they are always way off from the factory (or worse after a poor...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 11:45 AM
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Views: 2,974
Posted By Pillow
:nod: Good stuff!

:nod: Good stuff!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2020, 05:58 PM
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Views: 2,974
Posted By Pillow
#Roadkill #BecauseRaceCar

#Roadkill #BecauseRaceCar
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2020, 11:50 AM
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Views: 2,974
Posted By Pillow
THIS! And yes it is a PITA. Also factor in the...

THIS! And yes it is a PITA. Also factor in the PS pump location if running one. Yes, you will also need to buy a Camaro Alt to match the low mount.

I used ICT Billet relocation kit. There...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,974
Posted By Pillow
TPS replacement process: ...

TPS replacement process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5JFju6Y694

FWIW I have a 05 Avalanche 5.3 TB and 10 Escalade 6.2 TB and the TPS is the same. But yes, watch for any wiring differences. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,974
Posted By Pillow
Not knowing what size motor you have... I would...

Not knowing what size motor you have... I would go Camaro LS3 which should be 4 bolt and factory.

The TSBs claim the TPS must be re-calibrated to the car, but in my experience that is not...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,119
Posted By Pillow
Yes, in mock up it fits like a glove. But it is...

Yes, in mock up it fits like a glove. But it is still a work in progress. Bear with my slowness. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By Pillow
Yes, the TBSS intake is incredible! If you can,...

Yes, the TBSS intake is incredible! If you can, you should run it.

But yes, 4 bolt TB and you will need to dress out the intake for your needs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By Pillow
Finally finished the task on Saturday afternoon! ...

Finally finished the task on Saturday afternoon! PITA for what it was.



That was the key! Take a perfectly good long (longer the better) punch and bend the 2" end 30 degrees or so. Then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,949
Posted By Pillow
100% true! 200k+ is nothing to an LS engine. ...

100% true! 200k+ is nothing to an LS engine.

IMO get a used Escalade as it is sooo much more car for the money vs a Tahoe. The larger 6.2 engine is worth it alone. At least ensure you get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,949
Posted By Pillow
Indebted peasants! ...

Indebted peasants!

https://money4vehicle.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/suvkeyscash.jpg

https://ytimg.googleusercontent.com/vi/yYlIZyvSJAM/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,949
Posted By Pillow
https://www.bmw.ca/content/dam/bmw/common/topics/f...

https://www.bmw.ca/content/dam/bmw/common/topics/fascination-bmw/x7-concept-iperformance/bmw-g07-x7-home-sp-xxl.jpg

BMW X7 just came out and has 3 rows.

Do you need to tow anything? That is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,949
Posted By Pillow
https://cdn.pocket-lint.com/r/s/970x/assets/images...

https://cdn.pocket-lint.com/r/s/970x/assets/images/139530-cars-review-hands-on-alfa-romeo-stelvio-preview-image1-2rs15dvly8.jpg

DirtyHoe WUT!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,949
Posted By Pillow
Why in OT?

Why in OT?
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