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    1. My wife cried last time I tried, but I don't care...

      My wife cried last time I tried, but I don't care about this car or it's clutch, so once it's drive-able she won't be able to hurt it any worse than the previous owner did....
      Put in my rockauto...
    2. I have a complete R swap including ecu, and I...

      I have a complete R swap including ecu, and I thought about it when this escort motor was looking uglier the deeper I got, but it turns out the block is okay...
      So it's just going to be restored,...
    3. This car was abused, mismatched rotten tires,...

      This car was abused, mismatched rotten tires, metal on metal brakes...
      I think he only stopped driving it because it wouldn't start.
      So it appears all escort owners just drove their car and...
    4. Also no offense taken, Mercedes Benz guys hate...

      Also no offense taken, Mercedes Benz guys hate when I call my wife's jeep crd a Benz, vehicular collaboration tends to irk some people...
    5. uh, we are all driving fords guys, hate to break...

      uh, we are all driving fords guys, hate to break it to you... But I own four Ford's, 2 p2rs an ltd and this escort. I think the Volvo purist talk should be over in the 240 section
    6. two reasons: Disposable income R is problem...

      two reasons:
      Disposable income
      R is problem free and it feels weird not wrenching on things
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      I'm thinking BCM...

      I'm thinking BCM...
    8. 1991 Supposedly these engines don't die easy, so...

      1991
      Supposedly these engines don't die easy, so who knows what chipped all four pistons. I don't have a pizza boy grave yard, but I do have the internet.
    9. Machinist said the crank looks like it will take...

      Machinist said the crank looks like it will take a polish and be good.
      Block looks good but he'll have to run a few more tests, looks like I can reuse the rods, he'll call if there are any issues.
      ...
    10. Because you 5uckers dont build cars anymore,...

      Because you 5uckers dont build cars anymore, report my thread if it hurts your feelers.
    11. Pistons out... https://i.imgur.com/ebRJZ3t.jpg...

      Pistons out...
      https://i.imgur.com/ebRJZ3t.jpg
      Couple bearings from three different rods
      https://i.imgur.com/m4sYUia.jpg
      Close up of the worst
      https://i.imgur.com/oDRVFPd.jpg

      Crank looks okay...
    12. Or bad for me :D A new motor is 2k+ I don't...

      Or bad for me :D
      A new motor is 2k+
      I don't have enough interest in pulling another ???? motor only to find it needs work too, or going through pulling one on my back in a junk yard... It's either...
    13. If not allowed then I suppose delete, but who...

      If not allowed then I suppose delete, but who doesn't like:
      A) Watching someone else spend their money
      B) Watching someone else bask in ignorance (I should have quit this project before I started)...
    14. As far as coolant leaking, I pressure tested my...

      As far as coolant leaking, I pressure tested my coolant system when I thought I had head gasket issues and it was loose coolant hoses. Apparently these cars like the hoses super right, or I'm getting...
    15. It well puke coolant out one it gets hot. You...

      It well puke coolant out one it gets hot. You can't leave the cap off and expect it not to boil over, all cars will
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      Losing a dog is the worst, no baggage like all...

      Losing a dog is the worst, no baggage like all the humans in your life.
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      Nice! Where is this piece of metal from?? I know...

      Nice! Where is this piece of metal from?? I know you said REM, but I am not sure what that is...
    18. Nice job! I'm not sure what the tensioner picture...

      Nice job! I'm not sure what the tensioner picture is showing.... But I'm happy it's running!
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      Compression is 0, 35, 90, 0... So I have some...

      Compression is 0, 35, 90, 0... So I have some work to do
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      I picked up another Ford,...

      I picked up another Ford, https://i.imgur.com/OU6jLht.jpg counting my P2R's I am a four Ford family now :D
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      +1 for wera tools. Most of my stuff is craftsman,...

      +1 for wera tools. Most of my stuff is craftsman, but I have two wera socket sets that I love.
    22. No seat heat living in PA?? You must have a hot...

      No seat heat living in PA?? You must have a hot ass
      https://i.imgur.com/hbzFkvY.gif
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      Started coming into work earlier in the mornings,...

      Started coming into work earlier in the mornings, 6ish and scored my own 7Z parking spot, I'll have to grab a picture.
    24. haha, anything else. I listen to classical when...

      This makes me concerned about what you actually LIKE[/QUOTE]

      haha, anything else. I listen to classical when I'm in the office, most alternative and classic rock while driving, and just about...
    25. I used to hit advanced button everytime, but...

      I used to hit advanced button everytime, but since my tune I keep it in comfort so 4c isn't used anymore.

      Most used, the radio buttons on my steering wheel, constantly changing radio stations when...
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      Talking about something like this??...

      Talking about something like this??
      https://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?580521-OEM-Cargo-Box-280&amp=1

      I would bet you could ask your dealer, I would also bet they are NLA
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      One of my R's has the grommet and one of them...

      One of my R's has the grommet and one of them doesn't, I prefer the quieter cabin. I like my speed, but I enjoy creature comforts as well.... Electric cars have a serious advantage on speed/creature...
    28. https://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?60215...

      https://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?602159-Built-my-own-intercooler-and-intake-manifold-for-my-V70R

      Bret's thread, incase you wanted the pictures
    29. You're so close!!

      You're so close!!
    30. Banjo bolt for coolant hardline... ...

      Banjo bolt for coolant hardline...

      https://i.imgur.com/unlKr9w.jpg
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