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All Fast Fridays™ listed w/ links

Postby matthew1 » 29 Jul 2013, 21:21

Fast Friday #1: Manual Boost Controller Install
Fast Friday #2: Stage 0 Parts Ordered
Fast Friday #3: Lucky talks Chip vs. MBC
Fast Friday #4: The Boost Variance Problem
Fast Friday #5: Injectors, MAFs, and Power
Fast Friday #6: Injectors, MAFs, and Power pt. II
Fast Friday #7: Three... Two... One... Ignition!
Fast Friday #8: Octane And The Turbocharged Engine
Fast Friday #9: Making Power w/ Water & Methanol Injection
Fast Friday #10: Suspension
FF#11: Tune a Low Pressure Turbo?
FF#12: Turbos and Exhaust
Tune My Ride! '98 V70 LPT - Fast Friday #13!
Cam Timing - Fast Friday #14!
Performance: what really makes a difference? FF#15!
ECO-Performance(!) Fast Friday #17
SEMA 2012 Wrapup - It's Fast Friday #18!
FF#19! Dear Intercooler, Make Volvo Faster. Regards, Owner.
FF#20! Wastegate Adjustment
FF#21! Turbo Upgrades!
FF#23! Boost Be Gone! Do Volvos have Blow Off Valves?
FF#24! Auto -> Manual Transmission Conversions Done Right
Nitrous: Pray or Spray? FF#26!
Piggybacks & SAFC... it's Fast Friday #27!
Melt Tires, Not Pistons FF#28!
Ethanol in Fuel = GOOD for Performance?! FF#29
A Monster Bolt-On Turbo Kit: Fast Friday #30!
Exhausts - The Seven Things to Know FF31!
Spark Plugs: Copper vs Iridium vs Platinum FF#32
R32 Turbo Kit Installed and Tuned! FF33!
Fast Friday #34: No Turbo? No Problem!
Tunes: Does One Size Fit All? FF#35!
No Turbo? No Problem! Part 2. It's FF#36!
Short Ram vs. Cold Air Intake FF#37!
No Turbo? No Problem! Part 3. It's FF#38!
Fuel Injectors - Improve Performance & Economy FF#39
Quin's Monster S60 AWD - it's FF#42!

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Re: All Fast Fridays™ listed w/ links

Postby ThinAir » 31 Jul 2013, 03:18

Hey Matt,

Thanks for consolidating these. It makes it far easier for those of us who are just getting into your site.
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Re: All Fast Fridays™ listed w/ links

Postby matthew1 » 31 Jul 2013, 19:15

Sure thing, Jeremy. Meeting you, and me mentioning Fast Friday™ as a resource for you made me think: "Uh, I don't have all of them in one place for this guy... or anyone."

They're chained together -- each links back to the previous week -- but there's nothing like random access.

Anyway, they're the best edited/curated group of Volvo performance writings I know of. And my exploration of other Volvo sites is about nil, so that statement is near-worthless :-). The mix of theory and street application is what makes FF great.

For anyone wondering: the current FF status is suspended, but can activate upon any regular or irregular submission.

Lucky got too busy to continue.
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Re: All Fast Fridays™ listed w/ links

Postby phils94850 » 07 Feb 2014, 15:05

looks good Matt
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