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Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,229
Posted By Lord Tentacle
so... in 30 days approx... i will be able to work...

so... in 30 days approx... i will be able to work on the car again and return it to glory
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,337
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I ended up just buying a holset.... :)

I ended up just buying a holset.... :)
Forum: article composition 04-21-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By Lord Tentacle
isn't it called sweedspeed?

isn't it called sweedspeed?
Forum: article composition 04-21-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Our thought was that the fluid was allowed to run...

Our thought was that the fluid was allowed to run so low that it was possible for air to get into the clutch master.... hence the fill the fluid and try to bleed it test before going any further
In...
Forum: article composition 03-22-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By Lord Tentacle
P2 volvo AWD volvo clutch swap

Pics to be added later

Note that this was written for a RHD vehicle so if LHD swap Pass/drivers side notations as you need

Mate calls me and ask would I be interested in sitting in a chair...
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 74,119
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Sent $100 as its been a while since I last donated

Sent $100 as its been a while since I last donated
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 276,100
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Its beginning may :)

Its beginning may :)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 146,075
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Outside diameter of the cam pulley is just over...

Outside diameter of the cam pulley is just over 4.46" so I'll use the smaller value of 4.46 which makes this worse...

4.46 times Pi is 14.01 which is the outside circumference of the pulley
So...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,229
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Mom stopped using it... now has barn find status...

Mom stopped using it... now has barn find status from the amount of dust on it....
I'm hoping to take 3 weeks off work in Aug/Sept 2018 and just attack it and get everything right again...
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,587
Posted By Lord Tentacle
And Crushed!

And Crushed!
Forum: website & board 08-29-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 40,716
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Can I have a Purple user name instead of an...

Can I have a Purple user name instead of an orange one?
Forum: website & board 07-06-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Much better now!

Much better now!
Forum: website & board 07-02-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Poor performance from SYD

Website is really slow from SYD

pings are not stupid and trace route looks reasonable
so just wondering if non USA IP's are being de-prioritized by the hosting provider for some reason?
...
Forum: events 03-16-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,961
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Wife and I arrive into Bend OR on the 26th ...

Wife and I arrive into Bend OR on the 26th
Betting you might be gone by then though
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 449,522
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Any idea how many feet of weld you will have into...

Any idea how many feet of weld you will have into it when all done?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,948
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Whats the part number for that heater valve? (how...

Whats the part number for that heater valve? (how do i get one?)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-29-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 108,872
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Hrm... maybe I need to revisit WI soon just to...

Hrm... maybe I need to revisit WI soon just to see this one...
Needs more M112 ontop for fun...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,229
Posted By Lord Tentacle
12 months later.... Mom is still using it to...

12 months later....
Mom is still using it to take the trash to the end of the road
Still only has 1st and 4th gears
One day.... one day...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 500,744
Posted By Lord Tentacle
needs more stick

needs more stick
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 31,330
Posted By Lord Tentacle
my secret for winter is a cheap chinabay armored...

my secret for winter is a cheap chinabay armored mortorcycle jacket
the padding keeps everything comfortable even on big gravel

also
pics of spool?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 31,330
Posted By Lord Tentacle
billet?

billet?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 500,744
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I sell you automotive 531 head cheap?

I sell you automotive 531 head cheap?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 31,330
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Get a diff out of the rear of an XJ jeep, rebuild...

Get a diff out of the rear of an XJ jeep, rebuild it for $50 with higher rate pre-load
Very stupidly strong Dana 30 Clutch type and it sells for near nothing
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,301
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Replace doubble din stereo with 7" Tablet Run...

Replace doubble din stereo with 7" Tablet
Run cheap 50x4 amp off of tablet for speakers

Sound will be good and everything just works nicely
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 31,330
Posted By Lord Tentacle
lols at working out of a storage unit... ...

lols at working out of a storage unit...

Sorry if I missed it... but what Diff?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,641
Posted By Lord Tentacle
you still owe me a ride in it

you still owe me a ride in it
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 31,330
Posted By Lord Tentacle
why a microsquirt over a MS3?

why a microsquirt over a MS3?
Forum: showroom 11-30-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,237
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I'm guessing he is doing a reverse mounting with...

I'm guessing he is doing a reverse mounting with the centeral mount point being on the car frame and the outer points being on the axle tube
I've never seen it done ever... but playing with some...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,229
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Trans controller died... only have 1st gear now ...

Trans controller died... only have 1st gear now
does great burnouts and not much else

Sigh...
Should be able to import it in another 18 months
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,624
Posted By Lord Tentacle
A year later... and I have done exactly...

A year later... and I have done exactly nothing... jesus I'm worthless
Forum: showroom 07-08-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,578
Posted By Lord Tentacle
RSI Stage 2 cam Head = $100 at the local PNP...

RSI Stage 2 cam

Head = $100 at the local PNP
Valves = $40 from Knox's close out sale
Machine work = $250 inc clean/test/bead-blast/surface and port out the seats for bigger valves
Cam = $120...
Forum: showroom 07-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,578
Posted By Lord Tentacle
531 Porn

Just got this back from the machine shop....
1991 casting 531 automotive head, one of about 10 that I have

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/960/DSC_0991_zps490cka9w.jpg...
Forum: showroom 04-25-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,231
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Its not attempting to divest myself down to...

Its not

attempting to divest myself down to just 4 volvo's
1993 245
1993 244
1998 V40
1998 S90
Forum: showroom 04-25-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,231
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Currently have 1981 244 1985 244 1988 244 ...

Currently have
1981 244
1985 244
1988 244
1990 244
1992 245
1993 244
1993 245
1995 850 10v NA
1998 V40 T4
Forum: showroom 04-24-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,231
Posted By Lord Tentacle
16

16
Forum: showroom 04-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,231
Posted By Lord Tentacle
The back yard

Collection is growing....
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/000035_zpsfe2759d2.jpg
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/000037_zps5e5747c4.jpg...
Forum: showroom 04-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,538
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Goteburg with a F5 and Fuji400h

Then forgotton about in my fridge for ~2 years before developing....

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/Goteburg/000003_zps819a9344.jpg...
Forum: showroom 03-31-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By Lord Tentacle
From the parts bin much....

as spotted on the not very cheap car

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/DSC_0089_zpsf56350c5.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,513
Posted By Lord Tentacle
The point is that although nice 99.9% of this...

The point is that although nice
99.9% of this board will never make more then log turd will support

Also... they had more then enough room to fit even a slightly less log like manifold into...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,513
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Log manifolds, Perrently not so crap

As found on the McLaren MP4-12C
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/DSC_0088_zpsf344f46d.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/DSC_0087_zpsca2ee202.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 61,854
Posted By Lord Tentacle
What was wrong with the old block?

What was wrong with the old block?
Forum: showroom 01-12-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By Lord Tentacle
fixed;-)

fixed;-)
Forum: showroom 01-12-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By Lord Tentacle
So I put my 1996 940s Turbo wagon onto a fence (will it buff out?)

Thoughts?
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/DSC_0557_zpse49701ab.jpg
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/DSC_0558_zps4f4b33c0.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 129,648
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Can you give us/sell me the CAD files so we can...

Can you give us/sell me the CAD files so we can make our own and not have to re-invent the spindle?



My S90 thanks you again and again for the T6 bits ;-):nod:

Also... considering you are...
Forum: showroom 11-17-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,019
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Bump New shell has been dragged into my...

Bump

New shell has been dragged into my yard....:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,446
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Still running?

Still running?
Forum: website & board 10-09-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 782
Posted By Lord Tentacle
vbulletin Vuln

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/10/vbulletin_vuln_opens_backdoor_to_rogue_accounts/

We patched?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,624
Posted By Lord Tentacle
YAY getting head back from head shop tomorrow ...

YAY
getting head back from head shop tomorrow

Also... went onto ebay and got a same year 2.0 NA S40 running for $300
Now going to also toss in the NA cams which are worlds better then the...
Forum: website & board 09-13-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,987
Posted By Lord Tentacle
so.... as always I had a nice whinge written...

so....
as always
I had a nice whinge written up about Kick ass 2
and then I couldn;t post it

I swear I'm just going to have to L33t everything before I post it
Forum: website & board 09-12-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,987
Posted By Lord Tentacle
didn't fix it :grrr:

didn't fix it :grrr:
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