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Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 226
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Posted By gashog
That's ok...I've been Megasquirting (formerly)...

That's ok...I've been Megasquirting (formerly) Old Iron's wagon for the last 4 months.:)
You probably won't see me post on TB again until after Christmas.
I do this every summer when it gets busy.
Forum: showroom 04-22-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
So how many US SO cars? We're they the fabled...

So how many US SO cars?
We're they the fabled "Evo"?
Forum: showroom 04-20-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
My SO has electric fan. I had one '84 with...

My SO has electric fan.
I had one '84 with factory intercooler.
My white '84 has dealer installed intercooler kit.
Forum: showroom 04-20-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
1) Were the USA 50 state legal 1983 SO cars the...

1) Were the USA 50 state legal 1983 SO cars the mythical Evo?
2) How many SO cars were sold?
Forum: showroom 04-20-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
I know mine has a dog dish flywheel. I have the...

I know mine has a dog dish flywheel.
I have the original clutch in the box that the new one came in.
I bought it NOS from someone here about 4-5 years ago.
Forum: showroom 04-19-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/poulson01/...

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/poulson01/242/c61fb093-bcf2-4a6e-ae4e-53d5913ca8a7_zps34a4d070.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-19-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
No, I have two 1983 242GLT cars now. One non...

No, I have two 1983 242GLT cars now. One non intercooled V6 hood and grille and one GT hood and grille, intercooled with SO tag.

Edit: The grille is not GT but you know what I mean.




My...
Forum: showroom 04-18-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
I would like to know. Maybe there's a way to find...

I would like to know. Maybe there's a way to find out how many were registered.....like Joe Dirt, but I'm only interested because I own one.
Don't really matter one way or the other but I'd still...
Forum: showroom 04-18-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
So 500 or 5000? :drama:

So 500 or 5000?
:drama:
Forum: showroom 04-11-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
This has been the point of contention here for a...

This has been the point of contention here for a very long time.
500 or 5000 or more and how to identify them.
Forum: showroom 04-10-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
:drama::drama::drama:

:drama::drama::drama:
Forum: showroom 04-09-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
What does "Evo 500" mean? :drama:

What does "Evo 500" mean?
:drama:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By gashog
Buh!! Easy on the Red Bull....Dam! :omg:

Buh!! Easy on the Red Bull....Dam! :omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
However it wants to run best. :e-shrug: I think...

However it wants to run best. :e-shrug:
I think it's harder to get it to run properly without some kind of air box but maybe I'm wrong here.
You'll just have to trial and error tune.

Still want...
Forum: showroom 04-02-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,464
Posted By gashog
Buh!!! I can stick my arm through it!!!...

Buh!!! I can stick my arm through it!!! :rofl::rofl::rofl:
The old timers would have said "Son, that car has holes big enough to throw a cat through!"
I challange you to a rust off :nod:

We'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
Any filter is a restriction. However, it was...

Any filter is a restriction.
However, it was proven a long time ago that most bikes were faster with stock air boxes then with just foam filters or even velocity stacks.
Harmonics/resonance/tunnel...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
Delete the booster. You're not using it anyway.

Delete the booster.
You're not using it anyway.
Forum: showroom 04-01-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,464
Posted By gashog
I'm just ****ing with you. I think you found a...

I'm just ****ing with you.
I think you found a fair deal and got the car you wanted.
It will appreciate, as long as you stay up on maintainence.

I have the same 245 but piss canned black and...
Forum: showroom 04-01-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,464
Posted By gashog
Could have got it for $2000 :nod: We're a dying...

Could have got it for $2000 :nod:
We're a dying breed.....not a lot of Volvo Mommies giving Jr the family 240 these days.
Note the $103 turbo headers and the $210 H beam connecting rods.

Soon,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
You got skillz...Build one that fits. :nod: ...

You got skillz...Build one that fits. :nod:

https://www.efihardware.com/images/1424/air-box-pro-street-4-cyl-for-injection_1424.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
Buh! Wide band is the new "it'll nevar spool!"...

Buh! Wide band is the new "it'll nevar spool!" :roll:

Tune that bitch by ear! :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
Lean miss. Sounds rad tho. :nod:

Lean miss.
Sounds rad tho. :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 120,178
Posted By gashog
The only way the car is worth any more then any...

The only way the car is worth any more then any other 242 is if it was restored to stock.
I don't know that it could be done for what the car is (could be) worth.
A resto mod would probably be just...
Forum: showroom 03-27-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,464
Posted By gashog
Start a thread in the wanted section. Describe...

Start a thread in the wanted section.
Describe what you're looking for and see if anyone knows of or has what you're looking for.
I've picked up $500 240s off the tonight's Volvo orphan thread.
Forum: showroom 03-26-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,464
Posted By gashog
OP broaden your search. I've had cars moved...

OP broaden your search.

I've had cars moved and have moved them myself.
A few weeks ago I drove all the muthafukin' way to Old Iron's house and back, to rescue his GLT wagon from the shredder.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,683
Posted By gashog
You should organize a group purchase and see if...

You should organize a group purchase and see if you can't find enough buyers to fill a shipping container with mur'cun V8 engines.
I knew a guy in San Diego named Kay Watanabi who used to import JDM.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
We only care about WOT! :cameron:

We only care about WOT! :cameron:
Forum: showroom 03-22-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
Now we need a "Polestar fo yo race" TV ad. ...

Now we need a "Polestar fo yo race" TV ad.

Edit: And here it is:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9Tgo77A1lZE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,406
Posted By gashog
A clean up is good for a buttfelt improvement. ...

A clean up is good for a buttfelt improvement.
Take 2mm or as much as you dare off the head for real fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,683
Posted By gashog
Buh!! :omg: If there was a checker cab over...

Buh!! :omg:
If there was a checker cab over there you could prolly trade it for 5 shipping containers full of small blocks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,873
Posted By gashog
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=209...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=209426

Edit: there's 20 700R4s in the junkyard by me.
Prolly same everywhere.

200R4
4L60(E)
4L80(E)
Powerglide even.
Depends what you're into.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
Getting close! :nod: She's a little lean but...

Getting close! :nod:
She's a little lean but stone cold also.
Get those leaks worked out and let her warm up.
Should be driving soon....right? :drama:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,406
Posted By gashog
Orly? Food for thought: What are those little...

Orly? Food for thought:
What are those little kickers at the bottom of the intake ports for?
Are they casting flaws or, are they there by design?
Are they there to shape the port into more of a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,406
Posted By gashog
I'd go with whoever has the best portfolio. ...

I'd go with whoever has the best portfolio.
Talk is cheap.
Headwork is not.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,873
Posted By gashog
Nah, it's finished. Even if you cleaned all the...

Nah, it's finished.
Even if you cleaned all the dust out, the TC is still eating its self.

Get in on the adapter kit group buy and swap a 700R4...or forget auto and do a Tremec swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,873
Posted By gashog
Speculation but you fried the TC clutch which has...

Speculation but you fried the TC clutch which has sent dust and filings into your screen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,873
Posted By gashog
That seems pretty normal. I have tried and...

That seems pretty normal.
I have tried and failed at remapping the shift points to my liking.
Maybe my test wagin will bear some fruit in that regard, since I don't give a **** about it or rely on...
Forum: showroom 03-21-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
Volvo for life :e-shrug: Only commercial I've...

Volvo for life :e-shrug:
Only commercial I've ever seen showing a 30 year old rusted and dented Edit: antique doing a smokeshow.
I guess the guard is changing?
Nothing safety related here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,873
Posted By gashog
More info needed. What are your WOT shiftpoints...

More info needed.
What are your WOT shiftpoints and at what RPM?
At what the throttle angle and RPM does it downshift (4-3, 3-2 and 2-1)?

What manifold are you using and with what throttle/kick...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,873
Posted By gashog
I'm guessing but 4500rpm in third should be like...

I'm guessing but 4500rpm in third should be like 80-85mph.
If you're in O/D and making more then 8-10psi, you either need to tighten the TV cable or slow the **** down. ;-)

Oh Edit: There are...
Forum: showroom 03-21-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
Thank you, we've established that. Its Evo...

Thank you, we've established that.
Its Evo status is what's up for debate.

Any input on how many were built and why?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,406
Posted By gashog
They should know how to modify a Volvo head. ...

They should know how to modify a Volvo head.
Call John V :nod:
Forum: showroom 03-21-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
This person spent a hell of a lot of money and...

This person spent a hell of a lot of money and time on his car show entry.
The '83 intercooler was shipped overseas from Texas.
I guess it's just all internet folly and folklore though.
Too bad...
Forum: showroom 03-21-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
c) Evolution(ET-ES) Characterises modifications...

c) Evolution(ET-ES)
Characterises modifications made on a permanent basis to the basic model (complete cessation of the production of the car in its original form in ET-ES) intended The competitor...
Forum: showroom 03-21-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 39,733
Posted By gashog
Prove it :e-shrug: You're exactly what you...

Prove it :e-shrug:

You're exactly what you describe if you can't.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,405
Posted By gashog
I'm waiting for someone to wreck a newer F150. ...

I'm waiting for someone to wreck a newer F150.
That's the 385hp version of the Mustang engine.

Of course, 385hp today is like 230hp when I was a kid.
I drove a 425hp hemi and was disappointed!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,406
Posted By gashog
Agree. For a daily that doesn't hit the rev...

Agree.
For a daily that doesn't hit the rev limiter, a clean up should be fine.
Drill a few steam holes and take the casting lines off.
Maybe gasket match.
Its been a while but if you shave the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 77,556
Posted By gashog
After you get the aux shaft set, pull your...

After you get the aux shaft set, pull your distributor out and set that too.
As far as I can tell from our back and forth, your distributor is in a tooth off.
Good to see it running! :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,523
Posted By gashog
You can borrow my snow tires if you want....

You can borrow my snow tires if you want. :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,523
Posted By gashog
Where NY? You in the money belt too? I...

Where NY?
You in the money belt too?

I have a set of 15" Borbets....before you go and wreck/die cobbling FWD wheels on.
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