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Hey everyone,<P>Went to Tokyo, Japan for a couple of days. Went to Super Autobacs, which is one of the largest car accessary supermarket in Tokyo. To tel you the truth, the inside of the shop is not that impressive, it's the parking lot that got me all excited. Check out the link below to se the pics. Included are a couple of pics of a modded V70R with IPD exhaust, 18" wheels (looks like Works emotion to me) and PORSCHE TWIN TURBO BRAKES!!!! Anyway, hope you guys like the pics.<BR> <A HREF="http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/lst?.dir=/AutoBacs&.src=ph&.order=&.view=t&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/vwp%3f.dir=/modified%2bscale%2b18%2bdiecast%2bcars%26.dnm=tur" TARGET=_blank>http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/lst?.dir=/AutoBacs&.src=ph&.order=&.view=t&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/vwp%3f.dir=/modified%2bscale%2b18%2bdiecast%2bcars%26.dnm=tur</A> bom32.jpg%26.src=ph<P>Terence<P>P.s. this is the link to some pics of my dad's new Ferrari 550 <A HREF="http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/lst?.dir=/Family+Cars/01+Ferrari+550+Maranello+Grigio+Titanium&.src=ph&.order=&.view=t&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/vwp%3f.dir=/modif" TARGET=_blank>http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/lst?.dir=/Family+Cars/01+Ferrari+550+Maranello+Grigio+Titanium&.src=ph&.order=&.view=t&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/bc/jerzun/vwp%3f.dir=/modif</A> ied%2bscale%2b18%2bdiecast%2bcars%26.dnm=turbom32.jpg%26.src=ph<P>
 

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Arrrggghhhh...you lucky bastard!! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"> So, I guess this would be much more fun than the shop that Jon took you last time when you were in Taiwan I assume. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"> BTW, he came to the States the other day. Took him out for a ride in the C. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>550...you sick puppy. I didn't think you were kidding the other time when you told me, but didn't know you guys were really getting it. <P>Now are u going to get some used Ferrari any time soon? Keep in touch...hehehe..I'll probably post again after looking through the pics.<BR>
 

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Hmm...still looking through the pics. So, the Ferrari must be close to half mil to buy in HK,right? <BR>You were in Japan for an auditing project again?
 

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Hey Kai,<P>Ferrari cost US$200K and I went to Tokyo with my family for some much needed vacation. Dude, I will show you some pics of my new toys for my car once I have everything fixed. You should be interested in the intercooler water spray controller. Anyway ttyl.<P>Terence<P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Terence:<BR><B>Included are a couple of pics of a modded V70R with IPD exhaust, 18" wheels (looks like Works emotion to me) and PORSCHE TWIN TURBO BRAKES!!!! </B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P> <IMG SRC="http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/77d90f36/bc/AutoBacs/VolvoV70withPorschebrakes.jpg?bc4_gg9AXECgM2hi"> <BR> <IMG SRC="http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/77d90f36/bc/AutoBacs/VolvoV70withPorschebrakes2.jpg?bczChg9A5DxxukCD"> <BR> <IMG SRC="http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/77d90f36/bc/AutoBacs/VolvoV70withPorschebrakes3.jpg?bcnEhg9ATzg.orsy"> <BR>In case the pics don't show, maybe I can ask InDy for help. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P>Hmm...I haven't seen this particular one on those Japanese Volvo sites yet. Let me look around some more...<P>
 

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I will take that red GTR-34, pretty please! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>-Drew
 

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BTW, that red looks just like Phill's C70's red..I think.<P>Looks pretty good with that color of wheels.
 

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Hey Kai,<BR>i'll have those brakes on my car in a week, i'll be sure to post pics and install info, but they're the "big red" calipers with 322 mm rotors.<BR>They arrive tomorrow, and i install in CO.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by fhdt5r:<BR><B>but they're the "big red" calipers with 322 mm rotors..</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>oh.<P>so, how are they different than the ones that Stillen carries? There's a guy (http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/Forum12/HTML/000624.html) here using some brembo system at 13.1 inch...is that 322 mm also? I forgot if mine is 320, 322, or 330....but doubt that few mm will matter all that much, right? <P>Actually now I feel 14~15 inch would be more appropriate for my application. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"> Or maybe the big brake system for the <B>REAR</B> like the ones the new S60R has.
 

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Sorry for going OT...back to the topic, here's a shot of Terrence's father's new ride.... <IMG SRC="http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/77d90f36/bc/Family+Cars/01+Ferrari+550+Maranello+Grigio+Titanium/550.jpg?bc6qlg9AFnuhhtui"> <P>Man...if there's one less '0' on the price tag.... <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><p>[This message has been edited by The_one_n_only (edited 08-14-2002).]
 

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that is a damn sexy ferrari man, and i don't even care for them usually.<BR>Terence, i know we don't really know eachother, but i hope one day you'll own another "wicked fast volvo". I know you helped lead the way with your 16T install, and we all appreciate that kind of "moxie".<P>Kai,<BR>The brakes are 12.8" with custom made hats and OEM porsche V-vaned rotors and the calipers of the 1996/7 993 Turbo.<BR>The reason i went with this kit is that these systems have all been proven to stop way better than stock, and have almost zero fade after continuous hard braking situations, plus i was able to put it together for less than the AP system i was initially looking at.<P>Love your brembo kit, but i thought it would be cool to be the first in the US with the porsche upgrade to my T-5R. (at least i hope i am)
 

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Oh terence,<BR>any info on your intercooler water spray kit would be great, i know lots that are computer controlled based on instant boost, rpm, speed and all that jazz, they determine whether the spray would be effective or not, then there's the ghetto-style push button any time system (what i had though of using GUILTY).<P>Thanks.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by fhdt5r:<BR><B>but i thought it would be cool to be the first in the US with the porsche upgrade to my T-5R. (at least i hope i am)</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>So..how's that Porsche caliper different than the F40 kit that Stillen kit? First to do the upgrade to YOUR Volvo or first to a Volvo? <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"> Then if those calipers of yours are the same as mine....then.....hmm...heheh.<P>Anyway, Monkey's kit has some very huge calipers, not sure if anyone can beat that size....unless we are talking about the 6 pot system from AP.
 

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It looks to me that the stillen kit is a brembo system, but what i do know about the calipers i'm getting is they're the porsche/brembo sealed 4 piston huge calipers that are very commonly used on aftermarket upgrades. I don't know what the brembo system is that stillen offers, but i have a feeling they're fairly simelar in intention, mine just costs much less and has proven parts on it.<P>I don't know how they compare to your system, but from the looks of it, i think they're almost a dead on match for size in caliper/rotor. It's just that those hot volks make it hard to put them to scale.<P>Oh well, not to worry, i'm going to be putting them on within the next two weeks (after i drive out to CO for school), so i'll be sure to show you lots of pics, if you want to talk more, just IM me.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by fhdt5r:<BR>so i'll be sure to show you lots of pics, <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Cool...post some pics when you get them done.
 

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To tell you the truth, I am thinking about getting a 854T as a project car since they are damn cheap in HK. But give me some time (and money <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif">)to sort out my scooby first and then I will think about the Volvo.<BR> <BR>It's great that we are talking about brakes as I am currently in the market for a kit to replace my STI 4-pots/295mm rotors with something bigger and better. Any suggestions for kits under $2K?<P>As for the intercooler spray, it is from Pivot which is a electronic controller. You can control the spray manually or automatically based on boost, rpm and time. It is mainly designed for cars with manual water spray kit(Evo, STi). But Pivot also came out with a nozzle kit designed for the Legacy B4. The controller and the nozzle kit cost me less than US$200, and it is mightly useful as heat has been a big issue for me since my intercooler mounts onto of the engine. Anyway, here is the link to the page (in Japanese though)<BR> <A HREF="http://www.the-pivot.co.jp/pages/new.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.the-pivot.co.jp/pages/new.html</A> <P>Pic of the controller:<P> <IMG SRC="http://www.the-pivot.co.jp/Images/new%20Image/WSC.gif"> <P><P>
 

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WOW,<BR>that is amazing, somebody (cough kai) should give one of those a try. I would if i had the extra dough, but currently it's all tied up in other volvo mods.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by fhdt5r:<BR><B>somebody (cough kai) should give one of those a try.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Nope, I'm doing something different same concept, but it'd be tied in closesly with my Unichip since it supposed to have some control for that. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"> Again...that'll be some time later...now I'm just happy with close to 340~350 whp status. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Terence:<BR><B>To tell you the truth, I am thinking about getting a 854T as a project car since they are damn cheap in HK.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR>You can do EEET!! I 100% support you....not sure how expensive it is to do similar stuff I've done to the C in HK, I know in TW...for all I have done so far, not including parts, should be well under $5K. But stepping down from AWD to heavy FWD could be quite painful at first.<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Terence:<BR><B>Any suggestions for kits under $2K?</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>I saw many kits out there for the WRX now, would that fit? I can do more research for you and let you know.<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Terence:<BR><B>As for the intercooler spray,....since my intercooler mounts onto of the engine. <BR></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>Hehee...you crazy MOFO, I'm already happy with just my intercooler upgrade...let alone water spray cooling. Hmm....but it is WIP, as soon as I get more bonus next 1/4, I might make this happen. :p This quarter's barely covered my property tax.. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/frown.gif"> And still have my sky high insurance bill to worry about. Oh...life is rough. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"> I was almost at the stage of selling the C just b/c I can't afford to have two cars like this.<BR>
 

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I am not giving up the B4 for a 854T, that is not gonna happen <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"> It's just that I am gonna be done with modding the B4 really soon. While being able to truly enjoy the car, I still have to find something to do at the same time. So I thought getting a cheap 854T and do some basic mods like what I used to have would be fun. <P>
 
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