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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:50 PM
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Posted By HiSPL
Because that is literally what the original post...

Because that is literally what the original post was asking! Since you failed at reading comprehension, I'll quote the VERY FIRST LINE OF THIS WHOLE THREAD.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,676
Posted By HiSPL
Cool. :rofl:

Cool. :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,676
Posted By HiSPL
Anyone? Can you over-rev a compressor?

Anyone?

Can you over-rev a compressor?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,909
Posted By HiSPL
Maybe HK40 is the lead drivetrain engineer at...

Maybe HK40 is the lead drivetrain engineer at Lordstown Motors?


Could explain a few things! lol
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,909
Posted By HiSPL
QFT. Emphasis added to show that HK thinks holmes...

QFT. Emphasis added to show that HK thinks holmes is going to used a brushed motor for regen braking.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 289
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Posted By HiSPL
For real.

For real.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,909
Posted By HiSPL
Not to mention burning up your brushed DC motor...

Not to mention burning up your brushed DC motor by using Regen.


Yeah it can be done, but it requires more knowledge and more circuitry than most hobbyists are going to be willing to mess with.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By HiSPL
Anyone built their own NA downpipe?

Would like to see pics or hear about what you done did.

I want to upsize the entire exhaust but will be keeping the stock manifold.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 289
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Posted By HiSPL
I love the fact the OP of this thread asked for...

I love the fact the OP of this thread asked for an E option in the Tbricks style. As asked, so delivered. This is nothing but an E-peen measuring contest! lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,676
Posted By HiSPL
The suggested Diesel compressor in the OP. It's...

The suggested Diesel compressor in the OP. It's mentioned that it is designed for efficiency at lower rpm. Is there any problem with reving it out to 6k or more? Or for that matter running it at 3k...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,238
Posted By HiSPL
How many bolt holes match between the V8 and a...

How many bolt holes match between the V8 and a whiteblock? This may pave the path to using a T5 or a CD009 or even an M90 on the V8, using one of the commonly available adaptor plates.

While you...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,909
Posted By HiSPL
Heck yeah. An AWD 240 would be a beast on the...

Heck yeah. An AWD 240 would be a beast on the drag strip or the rally stage.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 289
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Posted By HiSPL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lb6TKI2GIWM&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lb6TKI2GIWM&ab_channel=DamienMaguire
This guy's already built a car out of this gearbox. He's since sold this car on, but it was fully operational.

The input...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,909
Posted By HiSPL
I'd love a 245 TDi. I am just not made of money,...

I'd love a 245 TDi. I am just not made of money, free time, and space to park cars. :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By HiSPL
lol. Thanks. It's a 1030. I'm going to top...

lol. Thanks.

It's a 1030. I'm going to top it off with the regular 140w I have left. It's only a little bit and I plan on doing this again in a few thousand miles anyway.

I'm probably real...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By HiSPL
Capacity of rear diff 88 240?

I've put in 1.25 quarts and it's still not running out the fill hole. How much does it take?


I have some non-synth heavier weight stuff sitting here I could top it off with, but only like half...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,909
Posted By HiSPL
I tell ya whaat. A VW TDi motor...

I tell ya whaat.


A VW TDi motor connected up to one of these transmissions would be dogs bollocks. 200 lbs/ft from a mildly tuned TDi, match that with the electric, then top it all off with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 289
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Posted By HiSPL
The 450H is a gold mine for DIY EV's. The CVT...

The 450H is a gold mine for DIY EV's. The CVT transmission is an overgrown prius unit, in RWD format. And the AWD the suv model (RX450H) had a fully self contained differential with it's own electric...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,678
Posted By HiSPL
BTW, I waffled about this for a long time until...

BTW, I waffled about this for a long time until yesterday. I bought some old, but in good shape Audax VP100Z2's. Can't wait to get these puppies in!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,909
Posted By HiSPL
And if you wanted to go crazier, use a 960. You...

And if you wanted to go crazier, use a 960. You can swap in a FWD engine and trans from an early S70 or 850 and then do a direct drive electric on the stock 960 rear diff. Go big DC motor for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By HiSPL
I ended up buying the Lemforder kit from FCP...

I ended up buying the Lemforder kit from FCP since IPD didn't have something else I needed.

Ended up getting poly front bushes, tie rod ends and boots, ball joints, and some other maintenance...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By HiSPL
https://tiresize.com/calculator/ If it...

https://tiresize.com/calculator/

If it doesn't come up on the proper tab, on the left side where you enter the tire size click on "Tire size comparison" tab. Enter your current wheel/tire combo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By HiSPL
Meyle or Moog for ball joints and tie rods?

Is the Meyle stuff still good? I heard the quality has fallen off the last few years.


Of course people say the same about Moog as well, so.....


What do you think?
Forum: showroom 05-28-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By HiSPL
I have new tires. Not from a junkyard. Not...

I have new tires.

Not from a junkyard. Not bald. Not mismatched. New ones.....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By HiSPL
Bring it! ...

Bring it!

https://media1.tenor.com/images/dc5d5ac0578cdef5ce3988a3011016e1/tenor.gif?itemid=5488802
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By HiSPL
That's cool. I set the lap record on the...

That's cool.

I set the lap record on the nurburbring with stock 14" steelies and Eco tires.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By HiSPL
Lulz. My 112 furious horses are going to rip that...

Lulz. My 112 furious horses are going to rip that case apart!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By HiSPL
Word

Word
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 12:56 PM
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Views: 2,529
Posted By HiSPL
Yes. The whole point of this car is to keep it...

Yes. The whole point of this car is to keep it uncut and use stock stuff.

If I put in a T5, well I might as well drop in the B6304 because I already have the adaptor, etc, etc.....


One of...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By HiSPL
Solid. I grabbed some Diesel motor mounts...

Solid.

I grabbed some Diesel motor mounts the other day on facebook. That and the 164 mount will be as stiff as I'd want it I think.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By HiSPL
M47 mods for better "feel"

I will need a clutch soon and will likely refresh my M47 while its apart. I need a first gear syncro for sure. What else should I do while its apart? Any easy or "have to do" mods while I've got it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,637
Posted By HiSPL
That would be so awesome to have two 15's under...

That would be so awesome to have two 15's under the hood bangin' Screw! :zeeall:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,637
Posted By HiSPL
Iggy list FTW. I have wanted to do an...

Iggy list FTW.


I have wanted to do an E-vehicle for a while. I just can't clear out my other projects enough to start building one. My actual stupid idea is to use a Ford Aerostar as the base....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,637
Posted By HiSPL
Hubert, if you added at least one period and...

Hubert, if you added at least one period and maybe a comma to some of your posts it would be a little easier to understand. As it is it reads like total gibberish.


John, the Tesla drive train...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,637
Posted By HiSPL
https://i.imgur.com/4kyZSQ8.jpg You're...

https://i.imgur.com/4kyZSQ8.jpg


You're getting harder and harder to understand.


You are correct, I said I'd like some range. I was talking about not less than 100 miles city driving. I've...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,637
Posted By HiSPL
Personally I don't see the benefit of all the...

Personally I don't see the benefit of all the whiz-bangery just to say its efficient. You are adding tens of thousands of dollars in the sake of "efficiency" to an old Volvo. The base car is heavy,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,637
Posted By HiSPL
Um, do you realize where you are? This is...

Um, do you realize where you are? This is Tbricks. There are no Noble Prize candidates here. We want it cheap and fast and cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,637
Posted By HiSPL
Btw, for the putpose of the $14.99 I know What I...

Btw, for the putpose of the $14.99 I know What I Have crowd, all this talk is purely theoretical.

Get back to talking about drive trains that cost nothing and the batteries to power them. Also...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,048
Posted By HiSPL
Yeah I was probably going to fab something on my...

Yeah I was probably going to fab something on my own that doesn't stick down as far, I'm thinking 1/2"x1" rectangle tubing with a hole drilled in either end and a sleeve welded in. It may not be as...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,048
Posted By HiSPL
I will be going posi sometime. It's not the...

I will be going posi sometime. It's not the priority now though.

I love driving smooth.




And donuts. I love doing donuts.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,048
Posted By HiSPL
A little lower. I like the look of slammed 240,...

A little lower. I like the look of slammed 240, but I am gonna daily this and I love not banging my air dam on everything right now. So call it an inch, inch and a half maybe. Some in cars, but lots...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,238
Posted By HiSPL
I'm more interested in what transmission you'll...

I'm more interested in what transmission you'll use and the engine management. Those won't be small hurdles to jump, but man I like your style!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,048
Posted By HiSPL
Paging Ben? Or anybody else regarding an upgrade path for fun street car...

So I want to make my daily into a more fun daily. Think M3 style. Stiffer, better, but still streetable. This won't go to the track but it will hit some backroads.

Is there an upgrade path laid...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 674,281
Posted By HiSPL
I hope you've got the skills to pay the bills....

I hope you've got the skills to pay the bills. It's an incredible motor for a 240, but its so hard to make it work. It's also easy to find and cheap to buy since the transmissions grenaded on so many...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By HiSPL
Just as an update: No it is not possible to go...

Just as an update: No it is not possible to go through the wheel well to access the AC compressor. The front frame rail/crash box is in the way. You can however pull the crank pulley from there if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,565
Posted By HiSPL
Rock on. Thanks for the link!

Rock on. Thanks for the link!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,565
Posted By HiSPL
Oh snap! Thanks for that. I have several...

Oh snap! Thanks for that.

I have several other things to fix first, but that will make troubleshooting easier.


I doubt that here in Texas it will ever freeze anyway. I might just buy a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,565
Posted By HiSPL
AC Knob. Will it work without the temp tube?

So I broke my Capillary tube on the AC knob. Will it still turn the AC on without that temp sensor?

I currently do not have AC and want to get it running. If the knob still works, but just won't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By HiSPL
Yeah I figured this would be the response. ...

Yeah I figured this would be the response.

I can't fit this car all the way in my garage, so I was hoping to get a yes/no/kinda answer before I parked it to start taking it apart. It makes a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By HiSPL
Possible to reach AC Clutch through wheel well? 03 V70

AC clutch seized and I'm not crazy about digging the whole thing out just to change a bearing. I see that some other cars (P1's) can be accessed through the wheel well enough to change the clutch...
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