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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 07:19 PM
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Posted By hackster
FOR SALE!!! See For Sale thread here PM with...

FOR SALE!!! See For Sale thread here PM with questions for this bad ass 940 Turbo.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By hackster
I think a proper torch with a big rosebud would...

I think a proper torch with a big rosebud would work the best to loosen up the adapter to the hub.



I hope I dont need another set of axles.....I cannot remove them though until I get the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 02:44 PM
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Posted By hackster
Love the beige!! Beige and Brown for the...

Love the beige!!

Beige and Brown for the win.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
How do you propose removing the axles? Spacers...

How do you propose removing the axles? Spacers are stuck on the axle, rotors cannot be removed currently so I cannot access the hole in the axle to remove the bolts for the bearing retainer.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 84
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Posted By hackster
I had 2 different sets of plans for the weekend...

I had 2 different sets of plans for the weekend that both fell through so I decided to take on the rearend.

I had snagged some parts off a maroon 740 wagon from Sherwood pick n pull a few weeks...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2020, 11:11 AM
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Posted By hackster
Well yesterday was a **** day. Ever have days...

Well yesterday was a **** day. Ever have days where everything goes sideways and you are just pussed off at the world? Yesterday was that day.

Pucked up a new block to filter o ring from IPD. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 06:29 PM
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Posted By hackster
I already did the adapter to oil cooler o...

I already did the adapter to oil cooler o ring.....so this will be the second time.

It doesnt look like its been opened up in the last 20 years so this will be the time. It looks like it should...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By hackster
Replaced the Mobile 1 Full synthetic with Amsoil...

Replaced the Mobile 1 Full synthetic with Amsoil Manual Transmission Synchromax last night after work. Huge difference, trans still makes noise but its probably 70% reduced from what it was. I am...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By hackster
Not for now at least. Its pretty damn civilized...

Not for now at least. Its pretty damn civilized as a daily driver, far better than expected to be 100% honest. If anything it needs an LS swap. I believe if I am resourceful I could LS Swap this...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 05:18 PM
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Posted By hackster
They can come in any color you want......as long...

They can come in any color you want......as long as you find the seats and take them to an upholstery shop the sky is the limit :-P Thanks, I love the seats they were totally worth the work.


...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 01:24 PM
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Posted By hackster
Had a little motivation from who knows what to...

Had a little motivation from who knows what to work on this thing. But first I had @spooneyluv on IG draw this up for me. Super impressed with his work and this will be getting made into some...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2020, 11:14 AM
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Posted By hackster
I am going to need to find some photo worthy...

I am going to need to find some photo worthy stuff for this thread :-P

Good night last night, Asher and the twins stopped by to shoot the **** and watch me work.

Maintenance!!!

New spark...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By hackster
Thanks. It is a pretty clean car, but its far...

Thanks. It is a pretty clean car, but its far from perfect. The clear on the roof is peeling pretty bad and the hood paint has started to come off in places. I totally dig it for this purpose, Its...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2020, 05:15 PM
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Posted By hackster
It has more stuff going on but its not overly...

It has more stuff going on but its not overly complicated at all. I am actually quite impressed with how much better parts are made on it. Door panels that actually stay on the door, interior is...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Yeah I was shocked at the condition of the seats...

Yeah I was shocked at the condition of the seats as well. Garage is getting there, you know it wont last too long though I have a pretty short attention span when it comes to cars :roll:

Managed...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
What a weekend!! I was stopping by Roys...

What a weekend!!

I was stopping by Roys place to grab a few small parts on my way home from Eugene after work on Friday. Thanks again for the good stuff Roy.

We were shooting the **** about...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
No real concerns about the cooling system, there...

No real concerns about the cooling system, there is lots of airflow around the lights, E fan and these have big radiators, should be just fine.

Believe it or not, I plan on logging lots of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Yeah, I dont see a reason not to. My other...

Yeah, I dont see a reason not to. My other options is just an LS Swap. For the first time ever I think the LS Swap would be the cheapest way to go on this. I could keep the 3.73 rearend and T56...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By hackster
Thanks!! Hmmm, glad I am not the only...

Thanks!!



Hmmm, glad I am not the only one that feels the seating position is weird. Cloth seats seem really hard to come by.



Yeah I get that and totally agree with that, I couldnt...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Havent touched the car in almost a month and its...

Havent touched the car in almost a month and its been a nice break. When I was down at OPTIMA Invitational LSX Magazine contacted me about shooting some photos of the car for a write up.

I had no...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
I am glad I am not alone in this sitting too high...

I am glad I am not alone in this sitting too high thing.

So I got home before the sun went down for the first time in what seems like ages, also the first sun we have seen in some time now.

I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Its just too high in my opinion. I want to keep...

Its just too high in my opinion. I want to keep the couch like look of the interior so Ill keep the stock leather. I am thinking of a manual setup and chopping down the foams and having my...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Funny story....I had a hell of a time getting the...

Funny story....I had a hell of a time getting the slip on the driveline put back together but was certain that it was correct in orientation. Last night while under the car, I saw that the slip yoke...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Right on man. I moved down here from Seattle in...

Right on man. I moved down here from Seattle in 98 and have zero regrets. Hit me up anytime always happy to help out a fellow enthusiast and I dig your car.

Well, managed to get a fair bit of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Haha, I should have titled it something else :-P ...

Haha, I should have titled it something else :-P I had no idea you were moving out this way, whats the plan? I see Washington plates in your profile pic now. Vancouver? and when are you going to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
I picked up a set of less ****ty door panels from...

I picked up a set of less ****ty door panels from Roy a few weeks back and had an evening free to tinker so I began the interior clean up on this turd.

All of the door panels upper material had...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
I was looking at the ones from Sellholm shop. I...

I was looking at the ones from Sellholm shop. I am going to get it on the road and see how it goes then make the call. If first gear is a 2.95, Might need like 5.13's with the little 2.3 in there. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Hahaha, glad I am not the only one that thought...

Hahaha, glad I am not the only one that thought that. :-P



I am not sure its up for that given no run room or a working clutch =)



ARB would be killer, never seen one for a 1031 though. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Its nothing special dude, definitely not one of...

Its nothing special dude, definitely not one of my full on builds just something fun to bash around town in.

Had a little time yesterday to work on it. Ran into just some weird issues.

Rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2019, 03:42 PM
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Posted By hackster
Mounted up, spun it up, said 9 oz, spun again,...

Mounted up, spun it up, said 9 oz, spun again, said 7.5 and 2.5. Rotated tire on wheel 90 degrees. Spun it again said 9 oz. Removed tire from wheel, inspect tire and wheel, mounted tire on a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2019, 12:55 PM
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Posted By hackster
Yep, chatted with him a bunch about it. His car...

Yep, chatted with him a bunch about it. His car was far more modified than this turd will be. I am thinking more adventure vehicle than dune crusher. His car was the original inspiration for this...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2019, 11:20 AM
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Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Its super ghetto I know. But man was it nice to...

Its super ghetto I know. But man was it nice to work on something up in the air!!!



Hahaha, ain't that the truth???:rofl:

Well, we...mostly Asher, got three of the four tires mounted up...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2019, 12:31 AM
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Posted By hackster
Thats kind of what made the decision happen =) ...

Thats kind of what made the decision happen =)



The previous owner is quite a talented individual I am pretty certain that he built everything himself.



Haha....I love your optimism but...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
Its not going to be anything crazy, should be fun...

Its not going to be anything crazy, should be fun though.



Dude I have a gen IV 4.8 in a pickup I can get for dirt cheap but that is way more work than I want right now. You are a bad...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,167
Posted By hackster
I know what they sold for as a pair. The rally...

I know what they sold for as a pair. The rally car was bad ass, it was in a very good friend of mines possession for a few years actually.

Everything sold in one lot, this car, all spares,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2019, 03:18 PM
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Posted By hackster
Hackster's Lifted T56 swapped 940

I have been admiring a few buddies lifted volvos since way back, Crandandal's 240 Wagon, then Pats, then Jerd's. Then a while back Pat invited me to the Lifted Volvos facebook group.

Coming to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Yep, its totally different process than anything...

Yep, its totally different process than anything else. Big hit to burn off the oxides, then back it down. Take a lot of practice and I am a total rookie to it.



Thanks man!!

Much...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Been out in the garage after work with my head...

Been out in the garage after work with my head down running beads on aluminum for a few nights. Talked with Nathan a bit and got some pointers, watched a couple of you tube videos and decided that I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Well the new Radiator showed up and even though...

Well the new Radiator showed up and even though its supposed to be the same size just a 3 core and an inch thicker, that proved to be not the case. So here we go.

https://i.imgur.com/VZX5ITEh.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Well, not too much exciting going on with the...

Well, not too much exciting going on with the car.

I did get the Williams 102mm boosted throttle body and got it installed. What a piece of artwork.

https://i.imgur.com/C1XRKSGh.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2019, 02:32 PM
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Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Thanks for the props man. Turbo is a bunch more...

Thanks for the props man. Turbo is a bunch more work than the LSA but can be done cheap on a budget.

Car is in January 2020 Super Street on shelves now....even though I dont have an actual copy...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Got the other valve springs, seats, seals and...

Got the other valve springs, seats, seals and retainers all installed last week.

Just been tinkering with it the last few days since I have been battling a cold, its getting worse.

Here are...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Thanks for following along. Not ready to sell...

Thanks for following along. Not ready to sell this one quite yet but have a handful of people wanting to buy it :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Thanks man, much appreciated. ...

Thanks man, much appreciated.



Appreciate the kind words. Its pretty cool to have a car in a big print magazine and they have a huge online following.



Thank you. It has definitely...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Well down the rabbit hole we go BTR V2 trunion...

Well down the rabbit hole we go BTR V2 trunion upgrade is ordered after reading about bearing failures of the stock stuff with the double valve springs. :oops:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Totally hits the fender at full lock and lots of...

Totally hits the fender at full lock and lots of compression. But its never hurt anything so Ill keep sending it. It will get better with upgraded sway bar and more camber so I am not super worried...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
The car seemed to be a hit. People loved that it...

The car seemed to be a hit. People loved that it was something different and well built. Each time we were at the car for something or another people would stop and take pics or ask lots of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Thanks for sharing, I had no idea that was even...

Thanks for sharing, I had no idea that was even out there on the interwebs.

Vegas was overwhelming for us. 2 day drive down and 2 day drive home. We walked about 60 miles in the 6 days that we...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
After some driving around on Saturday morning,...

After some driving around on Saturday morning, the highest temps I saw were 185. I sure hope I have things working better now. Have never had the fans shut off at idle before and the car run...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 271,566
Posted By hackster
Its good to hear a little feedback and that...

Its good to hear a little feedback and that people are getting some kind of info from it.



I am planning an oil cooler in the future but that spot is going to be taken up by brake cooling ducts...
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