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Forum: events 11-30-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By vwbusman66
I know Sam (RoadRacer4Life) had talked about...

I know Sam (RoadRacer4Life) had talked about taking 2JSWEDE in 2021. You may want to hit him up.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By vwbusman66
Maybe I have them switched RE the flow advantage....

Maybe I have them switched RE the flow advantage. IMO I'd go with the HS's, especially since you're sticking with the B18.

The chokes (if you're referring to a mechanical/manual enrichment device)...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By vwbusman66
IMO, I'd run HS6's. Simpler, easier to get parts...

IMO, I'd run HS6's. Simpler, easier to get parts for, IIRC they actually flow marginally more air than HIF6's.

Then again, they're SU's so take the "better" one with a grain of salt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,384
Posted By vwbusman66
You mean, an in-frame rebuild? Now we're talking.

You mean, an in-frame rebuild? Now we're talking.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,660
Posted By vwbusman66
Wait- are you implying you like this thing now? ...

Wait- are you implying you like this thing now?
What has the world come to?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 483,218
Posted By vwbusman66
Fantastic progress as always! I never realized...

Fantastic progress as always!
I never realized how close the head sat to the firewall.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,755
Posted By vwbusman66
I came here to say you should run a powerglide,...

I came here to say you should run a powerglide, but:



I 2nd this. I've got 2 friends with FCA products running these boxes and they're unbelievably smooth for a slushbox. If it's strong enough...
Forum: events 11-07-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,824
Posted By vwbusman66
bizzump.

bizzump.
Forum: showroom 11-07-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 1,149,336
Posted By vwbusman66
DUDE

DUDE
Forum: showroom 11-06-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,106
Posted By vwbusman66
I feel like you need something other than 300+...

I feel like you need something other than 300+ club.
Forum: events 11-04-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,824
Posted By vwbusman66
You can use your phone too.

You can use your phone too.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By vwbusman66
Just wait till you see how ITB guys get more...

Just wait till you see how ITB guys get more valve lift/rocker ratio on B20's. I'll try and get a picture.

They drill/oversize the rocker bolts out on the head from 5/16 to 3/8" or 7/16" bolts to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 269,648
Posted By vwbusman66
That's why I posted. Maybe if I harass him enough...

That's why I posted. Maybe if I harass him enough around Christmas, he'll agree to let TB'ers come over and finish the car like I did last year.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 142,171
Posted By vwbusman66
Now having watched the video, this car is...

Now having watched the video, this car is fantastic.
For those who want to see this car in action:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/37wzapLzzeo" frameborder="0"...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 616,299
Posted By vwbusman66
This sounds like a Kenny question.

This sounds like a Kenny question.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 269,648
Posted By vwbusman66
yeet

yeet
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 616,299
Posted By vwbusman66
What are the odds it needs a pull-up resistor? Is...

What are the odds it needs a pull-up resistor? Is the sensor meant for 5v or 12v? What does MS want to see.
Dumb questions and I'm sure you've already considered that, but worth asking.
Forum: events 10-03-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,824
Posted By vwbusman66
Internet crapped out on me. I'll be back later.

Internet crapped out on me. I'll be back later.
Forum: events 09-17-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,155
Posted By vwbusman66
I cannot imagine what it's like. Like...

I cannot imagine what it's like.
Like seriously. I was scared as it was with no doors on the wrong side of it.
Forum: events 09-13-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,155
Posted By vwbusman66
I cam here to say the same thing. :(

I cam here to say the same thing.
:(
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 149,623
Posted By vwbusman66
I still own this car. Now that the 145 has...

I still own this car.
Now that the 145 has been re-homed, this thing is sticking around.
The ultimate plan is some sort of 16V ITB redblock/forced induction VR6/Turbo 8V, excellent modern brakes,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,623
Posted By vwbusman66
Well, ladies and gentlemen, this project ended...

Well, ladies and gentlemen, this project ended predictably.

The car was re-homed last week to a huge 145 geek in Philly who is giving the car a good home. He plans on driving it on weekends and...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 369,022
Posted By vwbusman66
Well deserved to say the least.

Well deserved to say the least.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,481
Posted By vwbusman66
I have straight 40w in my m41. Pennzoil...

I have straight 40w in my m41. Pennzoil syncromesh in the T5.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,326
Posted By vwbusman66
I have a Delco 3 wire on my 142 with a B20.

I have a Delco 3 wire on my 142 with a B20.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By vwbusman66
Your single carb will be the power killer...

Your single carb will be the power killer overall.

I know you said you wanted to retain the single CD175 but you will wake that engine up immensley with a pair of SU's or Strombergs. You're on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,271
Posted By vwbusman66
That's the smart and easy thing to do, not the...

That's the smart and easy thing to do, not the fun thing to do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,978
Posted By vwbusman66
I stand corrected. I thought you couldn't get any...

I stand corrected. I thought you couldn't get any rebuild parts for M46/M47's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,978
Posted By vwbusman66
I can assure you, finding synchro rings for an...

I can assure you, finding synchro rings for an M46 may cost you more than a T5 swap.
Furthermore, you could just open up the top of the transmission and inspect the synchronizers you have. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,532
Posted By vwbusman66
You cannot remove the camshaft without removing...

You cannot remove the camshaft without removing the distributor and oil pump drive.
Furthermore, it takes all of 2 minutes to pull both. Not a major time suck, not worth ruining a block or...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,532
Posted By vwbusman66
At that point, you need an EFI computer, so you'd...

At that point, you need an EFI computer, so you'd be better off using coil on plug and individual throttle bodies.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,495
Posted By vwbusman66
I wonder if a 960/V90 radiator is big enough to...

I wonder if a 960/V90 radiator is big enough to make a difference, or if it'd even fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,532
Posted By vwbusman66
Lol, my points seem to have no issue clearing 6k....

Lol, my points seem to have no issue clearing 6k.

MSD 6A and a Pertronix in the stock dizzy should be alright.
JohnMc runs a vintage Mallory distributor with a Crane optical pickup and MSD 6AL...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 33,424
Posted By vwbusman66
shhhh it's ok. Materials engineering is a...

shhhh it's ok. Materials engineering is a different major.
I only know the acetone trick because of 3d printing (using acetone to smooth surfaces, "weld" parts together).
Forum: events 06-30-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,155
Posted By vwbusman66
Sounds like some illuminati ****, but ok.

Sounds like some illuminati ****, but ok.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,114
Posted By vwbusman66
Ian, you may want to try fattening up your idle...

Ian, you may want to try fattening up your idle mixture 1/4 turn richer.
Slow to return to idle is a sign of being lean.
How do your spark plugs look?

I also second the "tightening the ****...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,114
Posted By vwbusman66
Speaking of hot-start valves, what is the proper...

Speaking of hot-start valves, what is the proper adjustment of them? When the car is at idle/no throttle input, should the plunger be depressed?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,623
Posted By vwbusman66
Took the car for a quick drive out to Bill Kidd's...

Took the car for a quick drive out to Bill Kidd's Volvo in Towson/Catonsville for some pictures:
https://i.imgur.com/GMGKIur.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/2teejVh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/luLoZnL.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 432,183
Posted By vwbusman66
They should weld up pretty well. I've done stuff...

They should weld up pretty well. I've done stuff that large with no plugs to fill the bulk (using wire to fill the whole hole), grinding both sides almost flat, hammering each plug with a dolly on...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,623
Posted By vwbusman66
As it turns out, my "high rpm stutter" was caused...

As it turns out, my "high rpm stutter" was caused by a questionable fuel filter. The fuel filter the PO had installed only flows fuel one way, and when I reversed the fuel lines to move the filter...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,623
Posted By vwbusman66
1: it's ADHD and severe depression. 2: Speed...

1: it's ADHD and severe depression.
2: Speed is not the issue. I fixed my fueling issue, and it actually has some usable torque now. I just wanted something that didn't need to go to redline in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,635
Posted By vwbusman66
An M40 :lol:. The 131k mile unit from the...

An M40 :lol:.

The 131k mile unit from the 142 whined in first only too.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,956
Posted By vwbusman66
Long runner intake with upgraded cam (B20)

So I've got a "built" B20 in the 145 with a ported/polished F head, double valve springs, 9.5:1 SCR, and an Isky vv71 cam (.428" lift 268 duration).

At the moment, I'm running SU HIF 6's which I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,635
Posted By vwbusman66
M40/M41 whine

How much whine is considered normal from an M40/M41?
My rear end makes a little noise at 70+, but there is a discernible whine from the transmission.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 296,440
Posted By vwbusman66
You can add a turbo to an NA 2j and make enough...

You can add a turbo to an NA 2j and make enough power.
But, since you got speeduino back, stay the white block course!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,623
Posted By vwbusman66
Yeah, I'm gonna be honest, I'm not impressed with...

Yeah, I'm gonna be honest, I'm not impressed with this car in any capacity.
Yep, the engine makes OK power. Actually, for a B20, I'd imagine it's pretty good. My dad's 230k mile v70r in limp mode...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,199
Posted By vwbusman66
CIS/Kjet, carbs, d-jet in that order IMO for...

CIS/Kjet, carbs, d-jet in that order IMO for daily driving.

Djet is a really interesting system as it's technically a speed-density system (manifold absolute pressure and inlet air temperature)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,199
Posted By vwbusman66
- Parts are available. Not cheap, but available. ...

- Parts are available. Not cheap, but available.

- Can you daily drive one? That depends on how determined you are, how long the commute is, and how handy you are. If it's been mechanically...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,623
Posted By vwbusman66
I actually have a full Kjet system from a 1974...

I actually have a full Kjet system from a 1974 B20F and the non-cable linkage for an E/F manifold.
Tempting.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,623
Posted By vwbusman66
Tagged it and put about 100 miles on it today. ...

Tagged it and put about 100 miles on it today.

Swapped thermostats and gaskets and solved the coolant weep. Now the thing never gets up to temp because the fan clutch is aways engaged apparently....
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