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Holy shit I met the mighty ApeCock! lol, idk why I thought this was someone else's thread and that apeacock had a green 855, Anthony good to meet you and good job on the course, was a blast to watch

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Holy stuff I met the mighty ApeCock! lol, idk why I thought this was someone else's thread and that apeacock had a green 855, Anthony good to meet you and good job on the course, was a blast to watch

​Thanks man! Yeah this is me alright! 

Couldn't keep on the power with the neutral engaging everytime I went hard on the brakes. Which is o so easy to do with my current setup. 

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​Thanks man! Yeah this is me alright! 
Couldn't keep on the power with the neutral engaging everytime I went hard on the brakes. Which is o so easy to do with my current setup. 

​M66'll fix that right up

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Lock the trans in L and turn STC off, it'll make a huge difference when autocrossing.  That being said, M66 is the real fix!

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Lock the trans in L and turn STC off, it'll make a huge difference when autocrossing.  That being said, M66 is the real fix!

​any way to do that with the 99 auto box? L yes, then is there a relay to pull? 

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Yeah, STC can be disabled with the switch on the dash.  If you don't have one, you can simply add it and full functionality is enabled once the switch is added.  Nice, easy, plug n' play!

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Yeah, STC can be disabled with the switch on the dash.  If you don't have one, you can simply add it and full functionality is enabled once the switch is added.  Nice, easy, plug n' play!

​whaaaaaat?
What panel does it sit behind so i can check and see if i have the wiring? The switch is dirt cheap. 

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My car was pre-wired for the switch but didn't have one when I bought it.  It's on the drivers side switch bank, closest to the steering wheel.

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New fancy mounting place for the rear reservoir.

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Should see them back in two weeks time. Nothing like having a car freshly re-tuned with new brakes and suspension and looking at it sit there . 

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Still waiting for my shock to come back. 
Hose had to come from Sweden (surprise right?)
The quest for springs in on going. Hoping Kalaphenke gets new parts in for the rear coil overs. 


Long drive last weekend and kept smelling something when driving in a fun manner. 
Turns out to be the output shaft seal on the bevel gear. I guess its not terrible to fix, not attempting it myself. 

I also deeply hate the smell of gear oil. 
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Some people are on the facebook and unrelated Volvo speed Group but my dad and I are about 90% done with the rear panels. 
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Over processed beauty shot. 
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Why not do the bevel gear yourself? It's really quite easy to remove, and changing that seal isn't too much of a bear.

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Why not do the bevel gear yourself? It's really quite easy to remove, and changing that seal isn't too much of a bear.

​In-between floor jacks right now and I'm a baby about some stuff like that. 

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The pinion flange sets the preload on the ring gear, there is a tensioning sleeve inside that needs to be replaced, and the flange MUST be properly torqued, or you will toast the BG.

third part from the left

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Hussein, what is this 'tensioning sleeve' you are referring to? Do you mean the crush collar?

As for the tightening torque, torque the P80 bevel gears to 132ft/lbs and be done. I doubted it when I heard it, but I torqued two bevel gears to 132ft/lbs and I measured 12 and 14 in/lbs bearing preload (10-15 is spec).

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