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Everything posted by gmsgltr

  1. agreed 500 or you are better off making your own r out of a better base car...
  2. Man... the red was purdy but what you made of that interior is also beautiful I hope you get it all sorted out
  3. welp, i asked on the facebook group... lets see what i get lol.
  4. any of those friends volvo friends? they lift their volvos from the pinch welds? Gabe those are nice jack stands - i have seen those around before and know of lots of great comments about them. Love your bmw!
  5. i dont have the height for a true lift... if i did i would have prioritized money towards that a long time ago. the quickjack, when on sale seems like a decent medium, its still pricey but seems a fuck ton safer and easier than jacks and stands or ramps etc. i want to do the entire rear end of the 850 and cant have it up in the air at the rear jack points (deltas) because i need to replace them haha - so the pinch weld idea suits me well.
  6. i've thought the same, regarding tipping... and there are vids of people leaning in to them while raised and even the stress tests... I think once I see it in person, and add additional support under the car I will feel comfortable. Just not 100% sold on this 'use the pinch welds' approach on our cars - especially with the plastic rocker panel terminating there too and could easily get compromised when lifting. Probably better off asking this on the facebook page but always hesitant with that lol
  7. Anybody on here use a 'quick jack'? I have access to one, and kinda need it for some of the work I have planned but have a concern... The 850 lift points are super far apart, and they arent colinear. Saw this on MVS and the guy lifted his 855R by the pinch welds (Page 3 midway down). I havent looked too closely at this yet but have never lifted any of my P80s over the years from here. Thoughts?
  8. 25mm rear sway is rather rare i believe - someone should grab that!
  9. i like it - now you can blind all the rear squat florida trucks! - im starting to think you need the euro polive livery vinyl on this bad boy
  10. search on google just for this site... 850 trailer harness
  11. looks great gary! what calipers are those? the evap leak/smell could be the rollover valve back there... i've never replaced one but have read about them before im sure aaron at va5t tuning can help you another q - those wheels 8" wide?
  12. beautiful and well done ^ Got the R inspected this am! it passed! yay! first time its been legal in 4 years! still at 111k miles. time to start fixing shit now and tooooning it more
  13. bought pegs 😐😶 put the pierburg tcv in the R (removed a working mac90) - nothing noticeable drove it 80 miles on it in a week - making an effort to drive it once a day at min. feels great!
  14. ive got none and i want nothing for them
  15. on a roll with the R: last night i rotated tires and while off i washed and waxed the wheels and calipers also changed the oil... went synthetic for the first time in this car... castrol edge 10w-30 long list for this car but really want to nail down the tune first
  16. what program you draw that on? like the design and idea!
  17. flood vehicle? could that be the nasty between the seats and body under the carpet? love the baby doll in the engine bay in one of the pics haha - i had dinosaur in the tailpipe of our xc90 the other day lol
  18. clean and straight and a nice color! I see you say 'daily' but will it be a modded daily? 😉 also... paint looks VERY good if original - is it?
  19. drove an explorer st last year - was honestly pretty sweet. our sales manager has one. havent driven a new xc90 or xc60 to be honest. I like the t5 r-design though, thats the path id go if we were getting another suv. they look phenomenal and the t5 is a tad more simple than the t6 - making me believe they would be a little more reasonable to own longer term... who knows