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    SoCalEuro n00b L8 APEKS's Avatar
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    Doug, I hate you.

    That's "poor kid talk" for, "I love that engine and I wish I had it."

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    Quote Originally Posted by bugzy
    you wearing PJ's in this pic?

    by the way, i should have my 850 soon

    ROFL ya I am I completley forgot!

    Sweet man PM me with more info about it!!

    Quote Originally Posted by L8 APEKS
    Doug, I hate you.

    That's "poor kid talk" for, "I love that engine and I wish I had it."
    hahaha thanks man :-D

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    The are Mahles, an OEM supplier to Volvo. Very high quality pistons though. I've used them in all my volvo motors.

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    what the hell.. the post just goofed up (to go above yours)?

    btw Im slowly working on my site: www.rkautotechnik.com

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    who made the Pistons on rods for you? I have been looking for someone to do the same for me but have been unsuccessful for any reasonable price.
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    SPM in sweden. http://www.stenparnermotor.se/

    Some more parts: My gearbox (plus a buds)


    dirty but from low milage cars (under 60k)

    Then my 960 TB




    vs old


    yep got me some portin to do

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    Alex's trans:

    Mine


    hope alex doesnt mind, I degreased, pressure washed and painted the gearboxes. Doug hates things dirty

    mines in the foreground

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    manual tranny? how much that run?
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    About 600 bucks. I'll be in about 1500 when all is said and done (damn clutch aggressive enough for what I need is 500 bucks!!!)

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    I cant wait to see the finished product
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    hurry up and finish it so WE can talk
    My signature was so old it broke all the rules :drama:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slapshotnerd
    hurry up and finish it so WE can talk
    believe me Im working as fast as I can!

    Im thinking the car will be complete, tuned and have the new wheels on it by end of Jan. Does that work?

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    hey doug, any possibilty of help me build my 850 wagon?
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    You are going to have THE coolest Volvo ever.

    Glad all my criticism of the auto finally paid off
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    Quote Originally Posted by bugzy
    hey doug, any possibilty of help me build my 850 wagon?
    Ofcourse man! Why do you think I've been trying to browbeat you into getting one!

    Quote Originally Posted by Troike
    You are going to have THE coolest Volvo ever.

    Glad all my criticism of the auto finally paid off
    well the GF's will still have an auto. There are times I dont like having a manual (ie when I go to SF)... but for the most part, when I decided to build the motor I knew I was going to have to do the swap.

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    well then, you might have to baby sit my new Wagon ... i should have it this weekend
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    Quote Originally Posted by bugzy
    well then, you might have to baby sit my new Wagon ... i should have it this weekend
    Awsome man!

    btw: www.rkautotechnik.com its in its infancy still, but lots of projects I have been working on

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    clean site

    i want those projector headlights, where can i get those? ExExPat's ? how i get ahold of him? how much?
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    his sn is exexpat on Volvospeed. PM him and see what he'll do for ya

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    picked up some more toys today :-D

    Oh the machine shop called. I can pick up everything monday :-D :-D :-D

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