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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By Radtap
If you get a motive power bleeder don’t go above...

If you get a motive power bleeder don’t go above 12psi otherwise it will either not seal or blow the seal between MC and fluid reservoir. You can clamp the cap LIGHTLY to the MC to help it seal
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,654
Posted By Radtap
Hit it with some Brasso, that stuff works wonders...

Hit it with some Brasso, that stuff works wonders to shine metal
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,466
Posted By Radtap
I like it, gold block is giving me ideas

I like it, gold block is giving me ideas
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,466
Posted By Radtap
Damn that’s a good looking intake, who made it?

Damn that’s a good looking intake, who made it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Radtap
Sure it isn’t 8mm?

Sure it isn’t 8mm?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By Radtap
My belt ejected itself off the tensioner ~15...

My belt ejected itself off the tensioner ~15 miles after installing because I didn’t re-tension it. Just pop the rubber plug off the front, loosen then tighten and I’ve been fine since. I was told...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
https://i.imgur.com/nPsqalsl.jpg Finished up...

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

Finished up the driver seat last night and installed the new seats
Replaced grids, "reinforced" the foam like I said & added a bit of extra cushion

Still need...
Forum: showroom 11-19-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Radtap
Looks very similar to the late 90s Mazda B series...

Looks very similar to the late 90s Mazda B series bumpers except those are chrome and plastic
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By Radtap
Looks like my OD does not work, took it to the...

Looks like my OD does not work, took it to the top of 4th, pushed the clutch in, flipped the switch and I’m still in 4th. Bad solenoid? Never really done much to transmissions other than clutches and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
Got some 86+ seat backs yesterday and finished...

Got some 86+ seat backs yesterday and finished the passenger seat today
https://i.imgur.com/WRKSad6l.jpg

swapped over the hinges + seat bottom and added the push button, could've done a better...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
I’ll just have to figure it out once I get the...

I’ll just have to figure it out once I get the rest of the system in and near how it sounds, like I said I have that 12 and might try it out. Joked around about just cutting a hole in the rear shelf...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Radtap
I’m either Ray Charles right now or this is one...

I’m either Ray Charles right now or this is one of those things that were never meant to be taken apart
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Radtap
Modifying 86+ seats

Trying to add the folding hinges from a 242 seat to an 86+ seat back. I canít get the damn button off the seat back. The plastic knob that you push on slides onto the metal lever, thereís a tiny...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
Box or slim sub? I’m trying my best to keep a sub...

Box or slim sub? I’m trying my best to keep a sub out of the trunk so I really like the slim self powered subs
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
Update on the rear shelf: joann’s no name fabric...

Update on the rear shelf: joann’s no name fabric glue didn’t last one full day in Az in November. High of 89 degrees today which ain’t jack, parked in the shade all day. Well just gotta clean off...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
I had 4 6x9s in my single cab truck and it...

I had 4 6x9s in my single cab truck and it completely eliminated the need for a sub, hoping I can get a decent amount of bass out of the two so I can forego a sub in this car but we’ll see. I just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By Radtap
I’m doing shifter bushings while I have it out of...

I’m doing shifter bushings while I have it out of the car, any other jobs I should probably take care of while I’m in there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By Radtap
M46 leaking near OD unit

Recently did the fluid on my transmission and it seems to be leaking out of somewhere on the OD unit aswell as the solenoid possibly. Replaced the strainer gasket and its not leaking from the gasket....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
I’m going to replace all those seals but also...

I’m going to replace all those seals but also getting marine grade speakers aswell mainly for the front door but to also hopefully hold up in the sun as well. The diaphragm just rots to crap here and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
Plan is a Pioneer SH322/310-BT, Polk 5.25 up...

Plan is a Pioneer SH322/310-BT, Polk 5.25 up front and 6x9 in the rear, debating what to do for sub, issue is most places either don't have the stereo or have it at 3x original price, bestbuy has it...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
https://i.imgur.com/e4pSZyWl.jpg Second vent...

https://i.imgur.com/e4pSZyWl.jpg

Second vent is in the mail don't worry.
Started working on the speaker boxes will have pics of those shortly. Haven't even ordered speakers yet and hardly anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Radtap
Not 100% sure but I believe 6842607 is for single...

Not 100% sure but I believe 6842607 is for single pump systems
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Radtap
Looking at the diagrams they use two different...

Looking at the diagrams they use two different style pumps. 9142048 uses a shorter & wider fuel pump and 6842607 uses a taller & thinner pump so they’ll have different mounting
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Radtap
Is there a difference between 90 and 92? I was...

Is there a difference between 90 and 92? I was given a 90 wiper stalk out of a wagon and it just had the regular female plug on the back
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Radtap
Those are crimped shut/plasti welded iirc. You...

Those are crimped shut/plasti welded iirc. You can pop it open but it’ll be hard to get it back into position and keep the springs under tensions. I literally just bought one on here for $15, easier...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
Yeah some marine grade vinyl since it's more UV...

Yeah some marine grade vinyl since it's more UV resistant and should hold up better & longer
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,858
Posted By Radtap
Working on the rear deck this week ...

Working on the rear deck this week

https://i.imgur.com/4rlgQc6l.jpg

We got some clamps
https://i.imgur.com/8USZWKhl.jpg

Still need to buy a second vent
https://i.imgur.com/8PATpyGl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
Sand it down, fill with bondo, sand some more and...

Sand it down, fill with bondo, sand some more and paint. Or sand it down and get a dash cap & hide the cracks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
Not turn signals afaik

Not turn signals afaik
Forum: showroom 11-07-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9,724
Views: 5,334,439
Posted By Radtap
It only has ~178k miles but the a gear in the...

It only has ~178k miles but the a gear in the speedo broke and swapped for a speedo with 133k. Glare makes it look like a 4
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
Iíll give that a short, lost a set of the half...

Iíll give that a short, lost a set of the half amber turn signals to the sun already :(

Havenít been able to find another set
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
Yeah things don’t exactly last out here. What...

Yeah things don’t exactly last out here. What hurts more is the 5 panel tail lights and full amber turn signals I don’t know what to do with either. I have some 303 protectant I was told might work...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
https://i.ibb.co/Jm9Z8TL/71-F5372-F-B11-D-4-CDE-8-...

https://i.ibb.co/Jm9Z8TL/71-F5372-F-B11-D-4-CDE-8-B43-27-F1-FBE7-F80-F.jpg

Sorry I lied 21 cracks

I’ll make pieces of these cracks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
I have a dash cap meant to go in the 84 to cover...

I have a dash cap meant to go in the 84 to cover 2 cracks but never got around to doing it. It feels nice but if it's cracking in Cali that doesn't look good for me
Forum: showroom 11-06-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9,724
Views: 5,334,439
Posted By Radtap
https://i.imgur.com/fDyzew2l.jpg ""shes got...

https://i.imgur.com/fDyzew2l.jpg
""shes got patina""
https://i.imgur.com/30UW3SAl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
I thought about the dashcap, how well did...

I thought about the dashcap, how well did blending it turn out and this harder plastic shouldn't crack right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
The one originally in the car had 38 different...

The one originally in the car had 38 different splits in the top
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
I think I might just cut a hole in a dash mat for...

I think I might just cut a hole in a dash mat for a pod
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By Radtap
Preserving my dash

Looking for ways to preserve my dash hopefully other than dash carpet. Itís the early 240 dash and god knows if Iíd be able to find another if this one starts cracking. Iím planning on making &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By Radtap
I am constantly chasing electrical issues in my...

I am constantly chasing electrical issues in my car and so far 99% of the time it’s just been a bad ground or corroded/dirty connection. Just slowly making my way through all the connectors in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By Radtap
All the lights in my ‘80 flutter and I have no...

All the lights in my ‘80 flutter and I have no sound system, it’s just a weak charging system or bad grounds. You can try swapping bulbs for LEDs and lower your draw on the alt if you don’t want to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,326
Posted By Radtap
I have a blown ZF type 3 that’s half way through...

I have a blown ZF type 3 that’s half way through a rebuild I likely may not complete and an early cam that needs a rebuild aswell

And to answer a 5 yr old question ZF type 3 has a ~25.8mm shaft....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Radtap
Add fuses to that

Add fuses to that
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By Radtap
Yeah my worry was cooling passages since I don’t...

Yeah my worry was cooling passages since I don’t have a tig welder to fix any mistakes. Worst case scenario trial & error and pull another junkyard head or have someone fix my damage. We’ll just have...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By Radtap
From the somewhat limited research I’ve done so...

From the somewhat limited research I’ve done so far like I said the exhaust side seems to me the main problem. Looking at my 530 head I’m telling myself I need to make the transition around the valve...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By Radtap
The only head I've ported was a honda gx200 heads...

The only head I've ported was a honda gx200 heads so I can't necessarily say I know what I'm doing, I wanna open up the exhaust side of the head to get the flow a little more balanced but I don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By Radtap
Sorry I don’t know the automatics but it’s a...

Sorry I don’t know the automatics but it’s a flared fitting right? If not there should be some kind of o ring in it to seal. Could be a different flare angle between the radiator and fluid lines...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By Radtap
Leaning more towards that cause he’s obviously...

Leaning more towards that cause he’s obviously familiar with Volvo heads, idk if I’d be able to find someone who knows volvo heads well here, couple VW guys but idk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Radtap
I have some generic no name one I found at...

I have some generic no name one I found at oreilleys, prefer it over the Volvo one just cause you only have to unlock it rather than lock it again like the Volvo one. It’s holding up pretty good in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Radtap
Oreillys and Autozone carry locking caps, it’s a...

Oreillys and Autozone carry locking caps, it’s a generic part
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