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Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,711
Posted By Mueller
At work 50 volts @ 5 milliamps or 10 Joules is...

At work 50 volts @ 5 milliamps or 10 Joules is the "safe" limit without additional and specific PPE. Anyway, a little more on the Volvo EV swap concerning safety.

I could have sworn the earlier...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-08-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,132
Posted By Mueller
Slight hijack, any disadvantage of the CAS setup...

Slight hijack, any disadvantage of the CAS setup over the flywheel triggering besides a few more moving parts?

From Yoshifab site: It also is much more stable than a crank trigger setup in Mega...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,711
Posted By Mueller
Pretty sure nobody is asking about making or...

Pretty sure nobody is asking about making or modifying a motor to make it better/more efficient.

The majority here that are thinking of going down the EV route would rather pull a motor and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 259,365
Posted By Mueller
That wheel look great on there, how wide is that...

That wheel look great on there, how wide is that sucker?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 106,662
Posted By Mueller
Yes, that fender liner will be properly addressed...

Yes, that fender liner will be properly addressed in the future.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 106,662
Posted By Mueller
The rear end is mostly all taken apart, now to...

The rear end is mostly all taken apart, now to order the housing ends.

Also test fit the cheap Chinese turbo manifold, I have about 1” clearance with the hood and the compressor in that position....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,824
Posted By Mueller
That Lexus setup is interesting and for now not...

That Lexus setup is interesting and for now not much demand so it “should” be reasonable cost wise.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,824
Posted By Mueller
1st EV that I rode in (not including a golf cart)...

1st EV that I rode in (not including a golf cart) was a Porsche 914 built by a guy I know (Otmar) that also designed and built the Zilla controllers. It was a blast and at that time DC motors was the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,858
Posted By Mueller
Using Firefox: File>Save Page As It'll...

Using Firefox: File>Save Page As

It'll create a copy of the page and all the images will be in a folder with same name.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 671,932
Posted By Mueller
Hot Rodders Hall of Fame car right here. ^

Hot Rodders Hall of Fame car right here. ^
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 106,662
Posted By Mueller
I picked up a Ford 8.8 over the...

I picked up a Ford 8.8 over the weekend.....actually picked up 2 of them after the 1st turned into a cluster F and sent me to the ER to get broken metal out of my leg(it is still there Dr says he...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 459,053
Posted By Mueller
Beautiful 940, hope you get what you are asking...

Beautiful 940, hope you get what you are asking for it. Congrats on the upcoming retirement.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 106,662
Posted By Mueller
Slowly gathering parts. I bought some sound...

Slowly gathering parts. I bought some sound dampening material off of Amazon, turns out it came from the Russian Federation which I think is the 1st time I have ever bought anything from there.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,575
Posted By Mueller
Nice work there, I'm about to tackle the sound...

Nice work there, I'm about to tackle the sound proofing on my '78 242 soon. Following your build for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 179,714
Posted By Mueller
Great looking car, that work you did on the...

Great looking car, that work you did on the interior ABS parts in next level stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 104,432
Posted By Mueller
Great looking car, love that blue w/gold wheels.

Great looking car, love that blue w/gold wheels.
Forum: website & board 03-22-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 128,737
Posted By Mueller
Just made a donation, thanks for keeping this...

Just made a donation, thanks for keeping this place alive!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 106,662
Posted By Mueller
Has it really been almost 5 years since I've...

Has it really been almost 5 years since I've worked on the 242?

Guess so, other projects and dealing with health issues put the Volvo on the back burner. It was almost put up for sale a few times....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 93,767
Posted By Mueller
Sounds good, that motor looks at home in there....

Sounds good, that motor looks at home in there. Every time I see a 5.0 on craigslist or Marketplace I go hmmmmm?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 152,100
Posted By Mueller
Nice progress, you need to do a long test drive...

Nice progress, you need to do a long test drive and come on down to my place to help my decrepit @ss work on my car. Make sure you fill up so you don't run out of fuel again.
Forum: showroom 07-08-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 160,672
Posted By Mueller
Those wheels look great, cannot wait to see them...

Those wheels look great, cannot wait to see them under the wagon!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 218,100
Posted By Mueller
Congrats, sounds good.

Congrats, sounds good.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,703
Posted By Mueller
From Dutchman: Features: -Forged alloy...

From Dutchman:

Features:
-Forged alloy 1541-H material [25% stronger than stock 1039 material]
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,343
Posted By Mueller
Thanks for the reply, I wasn't questioning your...

Thanks for the reply, I wasn't questioning your decision at all.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,343
Posted By Mueller
Was there a reason you keep the GM ECU and tune...

Was there a reason you keep the GM ECU and tune that?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 160,612
Posted By Mueller
Glad to see the '75 wagon get some lovin! ...

Glad to see the '75 wagon get some lovin!

Going to be a beast.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,739
Posted By Mueller
Have you seen the...

Have you seen the http://www.motorwerksracing.com/porsche-944-engine-conversion-18t-swap website?

The Audi 1.8T seems like a natural swap. That being said in this months Panamera there is a 968...
Forum: showroom 05-21-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,184
Posted By Mueller
Great turnout and great to see some old faces, I...

Great turnout and great to see some old faces, I took a bunch of pictures and showed them to my wife, she said I need to get back to working on the 242.
Forum: website & board 05-21-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 128,737
Posted By Mueller
Anyone remember me? Have not posted in...

Anyone remember me?

Have not posted in ages...just made a donation to ensure TB is still around once I get back to working on the car and asking stupid questions again.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,346
Posted By Mueller
Should be a fun car..... did the author really...

Should be a fun car..... did the author really need to say "custom" in the headline? duh!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,855
Posted By Mueller
Fuel tank leak still, with picture and "what is this part"?

Follow up, on our '98 S70 T5 if we fill up the tank too much it leaks from the top someplace.

I have no idea what that part is at the 12 o'clock position, however it is loose and I do not want to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 143,282
Posted By Mueller
One of the coolest race shops I've ever had the...

One of the coolest race shops I've ever had the pleasure of getting a private one-on-one tour of. :)

(Went to N.C. for a Fanuc class)

Mike, it would be nice to have a link in this thread or...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 448,435
Posted By Mueller
Dang, impressive valve cover. Great!

Dang, impressive valve cover. Great!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,404
Posted By Mueller
That is one nice 262, that shop is only 10...

That is one nice 262, that shop is only 10 minutes from my house! Might have to go drive over to that area next week and see what else they are building.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,404
Posted By Mueller
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=289884&page=2

No idea if he ever finished the car or not, however there are pictures of an IRS install in thread above.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,404
Posted By Mueller
I'd copy how the hot rod guys are adding IRS to...

I'd copy how the hot rod guys are adding IRS to older Muscle cars like the Camaros and Mustangs.

Measure your rear end axle width and hit up the wreckers and see what other cars have a similar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,383
Posted By Mueller
Can you order another pair? Okay if lead time is...

Can you order another pair? Okay if lead time is a few weeks or longer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,383
Posted By Mueller
New gaskets available for 142 rear tail lights?

Wondering if the rubber gasket for these style rear tail lights are available.

'net search just keeps pulling up ads on ebay for old used parts.

Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,336
Posted By Mueller
Beautiful car , that color combo is perfect.

Beautiful car , that color combo is perfect.
Forum: showroom 05-02-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,984
Posted By Mueller
^ditto , I installed 2 duplex outlets (20amp)...

^ditto , I installed 2 duplex outlets (20amp) every 6 feet (could be 8)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 727,410
Posted By Mueller
I'm going to be in Newberg in June for a Porsche...

I'm going to be in Newberg in June for a Porsche 914 event, would love to see your truck in person. (just mapped it out, you are 8 hours away, ouch)

Now I want to redo my engine compartment after...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 352,026
Posted By Mueller
Car looked good at Davis.

Car looked good at Davis.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 727,410
Posted By Mueller
Welcome back, that truck is nice.... looking...

Welcome back, that truck is nice.... looking forward to the new Volvo build.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,039
Views: 1,167,626
Posted By Mueller
Your brake booster looks like crap and not worthy...

Your brake booster looks like crap and not worthy of this vehicle.... I think you should over-engineer a replacement ASAP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,832
Posted By Mueller
Need to flat tow my 242 in the next few months...

Need to flat tow my 242 in the next few months before I put the motor and transmission back in, think it'll be okay without that extra weight up front? About 150 miles round trip.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,927
Posted By Mueller
google: "volvo 240 supercharger" There are...

google: "volvo 240 supercharger"

There are few examples already done.

Like mentioned already a turbo would be easier and smarter but where is the fun in that? :)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,138
Posted By Mueller
Looks homemade with about $30 in materials max.

Looks homemade with about $30 in materials max.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,648
Posted By Mueller
Think about this in a rational way. They want...

Think about this in a rational way. They want an engine swap to mimic the original installation. This way in the future (every 2 years) when the car goes to any smog station in California the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,424
Posted By Mueller
I like the idea of bigger cam and higher...

I like the idea of bigger cam and higher compression.

Willing to share the msq file for the MS? :)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,648
Posted By Mueller
Not to be ass, but I'd fail it as well due to the...

Not to be ass, but I'd fail it as well due to the distributor. Where do you draw the line of letting non-conformance parts slide?

I have seen the 7xx/9xx distributor work in a 2xx, but the...
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