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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By fatcatbestcat
A good running 86+ 240 is worth $500. With a...

A good running 86+ 240 is worth $500.

With a blown head gasket, I estimate the value at $19.

Fix it.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
If only I had space and/or fab skills for a swap...

If only I had space and/or fab skills for a swap like that...
Forum: website & board Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 29,822
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I have no idea what this means but I agree.

I have no idea what this means but I agree.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Argh why must you do this to me??? Trade for...

Argh why must you do this to me???

Trade for D24? :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
You'd better bring a whole AQ151 for me. ...

You'd better bring a whole AQ151 for me.



Maybe I should just glue an HX35 on and send it. I might have a source for the correct pump ID... have a few other people passively searching with me....
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By fatcatbestcat
No, this is accurate. There's been...

No, this is accurate.



There's been some rather helpful suggestions so far. You need to decide what you want to do.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
From what I can tell, the big difference is the...

From what I can tell, the big difference is the diaphragm on top for boost reference. I'm new to diesels, so a lot of the terminology just kinda slips off at times...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By fatcatbestcat
That's what I thought after a year of trying to...

That's what I thought after a year of trying to get my '67 running.

Manage your expectations, plan things out and you should be fine.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Another not-update

Alright, well it's been about three months since my last post. Not really any progress to report, so I guess you can call this a direction bump. It's winter now, so any 'progress' I try to make will...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By fatcatbestcat
+1 Make sure your distributor has the...

+1

Make sure your distributor has the identifier plate on the side though. I bought like four different sets of points for my mystery dizzy before I gave up and bought a used one off ebay.

Then...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By fatcatbestcat
This. I tried to do a 'rally' build on a B20...

This.

I tried to do a 'rally' build on a B20 for a rusty pile of a 144, which totally derailed the whole project.

If you want to step up to any kind of performance cam to break the 130 hp mark,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Stock B20s with dual carbs were rated at...

Stock B20s with dual carbs were rated at something like 100-115 SAE gross hp... the high-compression EFI motors were supposedly rated around 135 hp.

You're probably not going to gain much until...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By fatcatbestcat
My similar-vintage D24 245 has a regular 1030....

My similar-vintage D24 245 has a regular 1030. I'd assume it's the same for the 740s but I could be wrong.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,192
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I haven't read your build thread, but how much...

I haven't read your build thread, but how much work and how many corners would you say you cut to make a 5 week engine swap happen?

Do you have a shop, or even just a lift, or friends to help out?...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Only if it fits a D24. Gas engine thing isn't...

Only if it fits a D24. Gas engine thing isn't working out on my end.



Yes, please. I want to see this happen.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Side drafts on a 2500 CC 16v redblock? Sign...

Side drafts on a 2500 CC 16v redblock?

Sign me up.
Forum: showroom 10-24-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Excellent. Inferior visibility gang.

Excellent. Inferior visibility gang.
Forum: showroom 10-24-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Thanks for the input, guys. Next chance I get,...

Thanks for the input, guys. Next chance I get, I'll take the square lights out and see what the connectors look like. Hopefully it's those easy little short ones. I get that HIDs are a big visibility...
Forum: showroom 10-24-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By fatcatbestcat
-85 240 Headlight Conversion: Trivial or Terrible?

Content warning: novice 240 owner with novice questions (again).

I have an '83 240 diesel, for which I'm already in the process of taking most of the front end off (to fix some diesel-related...
Forum: showroom 10-21-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,743
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I'm glad this thread keeps getting bumped to...

I'm glad this thread keeps getting bumped to remind me of my Volvo incompetence.

Wait, damn, I just bumped it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Budget? Hit it with a 150 shot of nitrous.

Budget?

Hit it with a 150 shot of nitrous.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Needs more carbs and rust

Needs more carbs and rust
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,744
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Plus, ultimate boomer scandinavian clout. Hubert...

Plus, ultimate boomer scandinavian clout. Hubert approves of not going with established engines.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Chop is all that matters. Why else do people buy...

Chop is all that matters. Why else do people buy K cams?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Ooh, that's a good shout. 45s with 36 chokes are...

Ooh, that's a good shout. 45s with 36 chokes are pretty big for a low-compression motor without any headwork or an especially lumpy cam. I hope you realize your whole carb'd engine build is just a...
Forum: website & board 09-15-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,338
Posted By fatcatbestcat
There used to be a small private yard up near...

There used to be a small private yard up near Ottawa with a lot of really old iron, late 140/160s to early 80s 200s and a few early 700s. I think the ad is still up on Kijiji, but the guy owning it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,379
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Hit up Hubert to get some 20 year old...

Hit up Hubert to get some 20 year old information.

And then get yelled at.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,744
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I'm pretty sure the B36 shares more parts with...

I'm pretty sure the B36 shares more parts with the B4B than the B18.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Well, I fired off an email to the D24 guy and a...

Well, I fired off an email to the D24 guy and a few other people I've been in contact with (notably the two guys I was planning on offloading the engine to), to see if they might be able to help me...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,744
Posted By fatcatbestcat
If this is a fantasy build, might as well locate...

If this is a fantasy build, might as well locate a B36. Way less common and more infuriating to find parts for.
Forum: showroom 09-13-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,743
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I feel like this is the expected response, but...

I feel like this is the expected response, but yikes those eclipse the value of the car.

Scuffed dracos for me.
Forum: website & board 09-12-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,338
Posted By fatcatbestcat
They've all been turned into washing machines.

They've all been turned into washing machines.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
<iframe width="800" height="600"...

<iframe width="800" height="600" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/xYE5uJ7KTSM" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,744
Posted By fatcatbestcat
So you can have an all-iron 3.0L reverse flow...

So you can have an all-iron 3.0L reverse flow straight six that bends at high RPM.

Also stretched tractor motor noises.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,040
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Depends on your driving habits; what's the ratio...

Depends on your driving habits; what's the ratio of normal daily driving to 'sometimes street drift'?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,873
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Rust is fixable. Grab yourself some Por15 and...

Rust is fixable. Grab yourself some Por15 and download a couple extra wills to live.

Best of luck!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Hubert would be proud. You should still buy...

Hubert would be proud.

You should still buy that 142.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I'm sure they rev even better when there isn't a...

I'm sure they rev even better when there isn't a bashed crank gear stuck on the end.
Learn from my mistakes.
Wait, are we still trying to convince the OP that he should buy this car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Do you have any pictures of the car? Have you...

Do you have any pictures of the car? Have you looked at the rust or the underside of the car?

I once was trying to 'restore' an old 140... and we now know how that ended.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Yeah, and they're also reverse-flow. The B20...

Yeah, and they're also reverse-flow.

The B20 is so much fun, you should try it and then immediately cry!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I mean, don't thank me. Everything I learned...

I mean, don't thank me. Everything I learned about pushrod motors I got from hiperfauto and JohnMC when I was still messing around with the 144...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Fuel injected heads got somewhat better-flowing...

Fuel injected heads got somewhat better-flowing ports. Also, depending on the year, bigger valves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Gotta get me some of that transistorized ECU...

Gotta get me some of that transistorized ECU action.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I'm insulted.

I'm insulted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Don't forget the 28 psi.

Don't forget the 28 psi.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,917
Posted By fatcatbestcat
$14.99 shipped or no deal.

$14.99 shipped or no deal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Put the B20 in the 940.

Put the B20 in the 940.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,322
Posted By fatcatbestcat
Damn, that's like my old car, except in better...

Damn, that's like my old car, except in better shape.

Ran when parked? This'll make someone an alright project.

Or a jackstand build.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
I'm 68% sure that's what's leaking. The rest of...

I'm 68% sure that's what's leaking. The rest of the pump looks pretty dry. Previous owner concurred with my thoughts.



AFAIK the D24 uses a Bosch VE pump, so I ordered a D24 VE kit, so we'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 66,393
Posted By fatcatbestcat
It's really not as nice as the pictures makes it...

It's really not as nice as the pictures makes it look... the paint has a lot of scratches and peeling clear coat, there's a few small dents on the topside of the vehicle (hail damage?). I didn't buy...
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