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by XR4Timan
Sat Feb 04, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Volvo head...on the car!
Replies: 241
Views: 57565

Colin wrote:
Colin wrote:I'm thinking I'll just die-grinder the holes to sway them in the proper direction, then weld a Volvo flange to the runners.

EXCELLENT!!! :D :D :D :wink:
by XR4Timan
Sat Feb 04, 2006 4:57 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: solid axle rear swap?
Replies: 18
Views: 3729

If he wants to put a solid axle in,it is his choice.I feel the same way,i could care less if the car handles or not.I am building mine for drag racing and will be doing a ladder bar/coilover system.I like the XR look,but want to lay down serious numbers at the track.What is the point of having alot...
by XR4Timan
Fri Feb 03, 2006 10:05 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: solid axle rear swap?
Replies: 18
Views: 3729

No gas tank then? Fuel cell I take it.
by XR4Timan
Sun Jan 29, 2006 9:57 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: 8.8 rearend conversion
Replies: 40
Views: 6105

Actually that's incorrect. The Volvo 240/7x0/9x0 uses a Dana 30, which is the same as the one the Jeep CJ7 uses for it's front diff. As such, diff ring gear choices abound, more or the same, as dare I say, the Ford 8.8 Pick up any OFF-ROAD magazine and feast your eyes on the diff and LSD choices ava...
by XR4Timan
Fri Jan 27, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: How many here consider the XR to be a "REAL" Ford.
Replies: 69
Views: 9522

You're right. I just looked and it's the other way around. That's what I get for listening to others on other forums. :cry: So the new Mazda 3 is the only way we can get the new "C1" platform? I always knew I liked that Mazda. It seemed very Euro-inspired. Now I know why. :wink: Speaking of which, h...
by XR4Timan
Fri Jan 27, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: How many here consider the XR to be a "REAL" Ford.
Replies: 69
Views: 9522

The new Focus (only sold outside America) is a reshelled Volvo S40. It's getting rave reviews in build quality, and once again has outshone rivals such as VW's excellent Golf. The new (now 4 years old) Mondeo is actually a Jaguar X-type. The Lincoln LS is a reshelled Jaguar S-type. Even "Ford" isn't...
by XR4Timan
Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Rear heater control option?
Replies: 12
Views: 2214

In England (where these 'Scorpios' were made since 85), I have seen a complete vent in the rear of the center console, if I'm not mistaken. Here's my 87, 2.0 4cyl 5-speed 'Granada' Ghia http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0703/xr4timan/granny2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0703/xr4timan/granny...
by XR4Timan
Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Pics of our progess.
Replies: 94
Views: 23205

anglin wrote:I'm a complete moron.
For once, we agree. :twisted:
by XR4Timan
Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Volvo head...on the car!
Replies: 241
Views: 57565

[Napoleon on] Get this thing running, already!! GOSH! [Napoleon off]
by XR4Timan
Thu Jan 26, 2006 7:49 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: 8.8 rearend conversion
Replies: 40
Views: 6105

Chris.....bite me. :roll:
by XR4Timan
Wed Jan 25, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: 8.8 rearend conversion
Replies: 40
Views: 6105

If you want a Quaife, you don't need to import a Cossie diff at all. BAT sells them for your stock Merkur diff. Most people here want a LSD, one you can put Auto gears in would be nice. $380 shipped is an excellent purchase for one that's delivered to your doorstep. They get a viscous diff, not som...
by XR4Timan
Wed Jan 25, 2006 10:13 am
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Pics of our progess.
Replies: 94
Views: 23205

[Napoleon ON] SWEET!! [Napoleon OFF]

BMW's Cosworth! :D
by XR4Timan
Mon Jan 23, 2006 1:34 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Mitsu EVO turbo?
Replies: 18
Views: 3094

Isn't a Mitsu turbo an iHi? Why not just use the one off the TC?
by XR4Timan
Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: XR4x4 vs XR4Ti Koni strut comparison
Replies: 24
Views: 4121

DPDISXR4Ti wrote: FYI, I found that by using some rubber bands and duct tape, I was able to significantly upgrade the effective spring rate of the stock springs.
Spoken like a true Merkur enthusiast = cheap bastard! :P
by XR4Timan
Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: 8.8 rearend conversion
Replies: 40
Views: 6105

If you want a Quaife, you don't need to import a Cossie diff at all. BAT sells them for your stock Merkur diff. Most people here want a LSD, one you can put Auto gears in would be nice. $380 shipped is an excellent purchase for one that's delivered to your doorstep. They get a viscous diff, not some...