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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 05:34 PM
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Posted By PKripper
I forgot to talk about an important step, a step...

I forgot to talk about an important step, a step that should prevent the need to ever do this again.
https://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a639/paul_kele/91VyowD0efL._SL1500__zpsinrox1dd.jpg
I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,464
Posted By PKripper
Yep Dave, that's the guy! Thanks!

Yep Dave, that's the guy!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,464
Posted By PKripper
Thanks for the kind words everyone. Glad you all...

Thanks for the kind words everyone. Glad you all appreciate it!

As I said in the original post, here is the speaker configuration I went with....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,464
Posted By PKripper
Thanks! I think I started this ONE card on Oct...

Thanks! I think I started this ONE card on Oct 2nd! At this rate the car will be done in 2045 sometime...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,464
Posted By PKripper
1982 242 Turbo door cards from scratch

Ok, so I have a very slow moving project, an '82 242 Turbo that I've been restoring/repairing/replacing for years. It's our backup vehicle so the mechanical mods are too extreme but I'm running 12...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,547
Posted By PKripper
Just stumbled across this thread, and I am in the...

Just stumbled across this thread, and I am in the exact same situation.
- 93 b230ft
- rebuilding it as a hobby
- considering honing it myself rather than a machine shop
- I am going to take it to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,972
Posted By PKripper
I have 82 242 b21ft k-jet, stock running 8 pounds...

I have 82 242 b21ft k-jet, stock running 8 pounds of boost, the car is properly tuned with no vacuum leaks and definitely no BOV or CBV (the car didn't come with one) and the car runs like a champ......
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By PKripper
Good tip, thanks. Yes, I agree. I...

Good tip, thanks.


Yes, I agree. I definitely like the less cluttered, clean engine compartment.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By PKripper
Not quite yet. The stock turbo still spools up...

Not quite yet. The stock turbo still spools up nicely but its has some axial play and its got a pretty good oil leak on the intake side. Ebay has some good t3 kits for around 60 bucks so I was going...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By PKripper
Just trying to work with the part I have. I...

Just trying to work with the part I have. I would have to say my goal would be to make a very spirited daily driver for the mountain roads around here. 225-250 hp I suppose...more maybe? I haven't...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2013, 12:38 PM
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Views: 1,304
Posted By PKripper
Here are a couple of pics of the spare turbo. ...

Here are a couple of pics of the spare turbo. Based on what's been suggested so far, this looks like a 12b? I believe it came out of a RWD vehicle...that's what the guy told me anyway.

H2O lines...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2013, 04:08 PM
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Posted By PKripper
Yep, I've been talking with Ryan quite a bit. ...

Yep, I've been talking with Ryan quite a bit. He's been my k-jet mentor on this project. I know those guys are super busy with their shop so I've been reluctant to bug them too much.

I'll try to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By PKripper
Question Turbo identification and choice

Hi everyone,

I'm trying to figure a couple of things out regarding my 82 242 turbo. Its currently in its stock k-jet, intercooler-less configuration, with the stock oil cooled t3 turbo.

I...
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