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Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
Whelp the difference is that his car runs, at...

Whelp the difference is that his car runs, at least until you guys talk him into doing something stupid.

:grrr:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
Restore it to socks.

Restore it to socks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Redwood Chair
Before opening the system to prevent flow from...

Before opening the system to prevent flow from the MC.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
Back To Basics

Swap in the M40 and see where you're at.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Some people carefully fold up only 3...

:nod:

Some people carefully fold up only 3 squares, others wad up a pull from the roll.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By Redwood Chair
Try fishing the hole behind the bleeder with a...

Try fishing the hole behind the bleeder with a small hand held drill bit.

The proportioning valves [two] need to be changed out if the blockage is diagnosed to be there.

They are NLA afik [very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By Redwood Chair
There's no way for me to sugar coat it, he blew...

There's no way for me to sugar coat it, he blew the brake bleeding process.

As far as further helping he should try poking out the reluctant caliper's bleed hole with the bleeder removed and send...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: We've been over this already, B20...

:nod:

We've been over this already, B20 swapped hopefully alternator and all.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: He's got a 140 so like I said pick one.

:lol:

He's got a 140 so like I said pick one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By Redwood Chair
You still have air in the lines. Yes the...

You still have air in the lines.

Yes the rear proportioning valves are above the rear axle, and probably have air in them since you totally screwed up the bleeding process.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Redwood Chair
'Restoration' is a relitave term with these cars....

'Restoration' is a relitave term with these cars.

Lots of things are simply unavailable, so unless you have a true time capsule / garage queen it's not happening.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ :nod: Pick one.

^ :nod:

Pick one.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
:hahano: Next thing you'll be telling us is...

:hahano:

Next thing you'll be telling us is that the other quintessential TB cut sprangz mod is the best thing since sliced bread & toilet paper.

:roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: E-fans suck, and might not even work...

:lol:

E-fans suck, and might not even work with a 35 amp alternator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: On the dreaded cam rack.

:nod:

On the dreaded cam rack.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
I do use ZDDP in the motor oil.

I do use ZDDP in the motor oil.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 01:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
No my 245 Turbo DD car has 7.5:1 compression and...

No my 245 Turbo DD car has 7.5:1 compression and will run on swill gas.

:oogle:

My 71 145 on the other hand has to be set up exactly right by the book to run on 91.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: It's the :pee: water of...

:lol:




It's the :pee: water of gasoline especially the winter 'blend' we're getting now..
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol

Lol
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
Personally I'd put a B18 rally / EFI 'D' cam in...

Personally I'd put a B18 rally / EFI 'D' cam in it if it is indeed a high compression carb head with a stock 'C' cam in it.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
Ping Ping Boom.

You'll be lucky to get it to run right on Cali gas unless it's got an EFI head on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
Why yes they do. Street Performance Camshaft...

Why yes they do.

Street Performance Camshaft - B18 B20 $275.95 (https://www.ipdusa.com/products/7389/Street-Performance-Camshaft-B18-B20-for-Volvo-Ipd-100823)
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,451
Posted By Redwood Chair
No NA performance is't cheap.

No NA performance is't cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Redwood Chair
On OE brakes it is.

On OE brakes it is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Redwood Chair
And don't forget the cleanflametrap brake stick™...

And don't forget the cleanflametrap brake stick™ when you do have the system open.

http://cleanflametrap.com/brake48.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Redwood Chair
n00b

Furthermore you should have thouroughly & completely bled each corner after replacing components, otherwise you may get air stuck in the rear proportioning valves.

Bad juju very bad juju.

:grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Redwood Chair
At the PnP.

At the PnP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Same principle but better odds with...

:nod:

Same principle but better odds with like materials.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Redwood Chair
You have to cool the brass fitting with an ice...

You have to cool the brass fitting with an ice cube after heating since non ferrous expands at twice the rate of ferrous.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Redwood Chair
That depends on the offset, tires and how much...

That depends on the offset, tires and how much you want to bend up your shell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Redwood Chair
No.

No.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Redwood Chair
Should be fine with some 185-70-14s.

Should be fine with some 185-70-14s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Redwood Chair
You'd have to get it spinning pretty good to get...

You'd have to get it spinning pretty good to get the excentric cam on the pump going enough to develop the couple hundred pounds of pressure needed to activate and hold it in OD.

Personally I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol n00b we never got the M90 over here.

Lol n00b we never got the M90 over here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Redwood Chair
On a shoestring you could bondo it up and sand it...

On a shoestring you could bondo it up and sand it down yourself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Redwood Chair
Fill with weld, grind, smooth and repaint.

Fill with weld, grind, smooth and repaint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Redwood Chair
That repair is probably going to at lest double...

That repair is probably going to at lest double the cost of that wheel set unless you have a connection.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Redwood Chair
No it's bulbous. ...

No it's bulbous.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/A88AAOSwmJFhS4U2/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Redwood Chair
I've used the speedometer end fitting as a cap...

I've used the speedometer end fitting as a cap with a round bit of rubber inner tube & a slightly filed down dime as a plug.

Of course you need to pull the carrier and remove the drive gear first....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Redwood Chair
Do you have an old speedo cable?

Do you have an old speedo cable?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=15...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=158482&highlight=mechman
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=28...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=282770
Forum: showroom 11-16-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,370
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ :lol: The air pickup under the bumper does...

^ :lol:

The air pickup under the bumper does most of the engine bay airflow & cooling.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Restore it to socks.

:nod:

Restore it to socks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Redwood Chair
It'll buff out.

It'll buff out.
Forum: showroom 11-15-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,370
Posted By Redwood Chair
Sooper Spider Eyes

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ZuKCZHM2Df0/VLLbDHnzRhI/AAAAAAAAZ_0/-7GOWGe13sI/s720/DSC_0293.JPG
Forum: showroom 11-15-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,370
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.amazon.com/HELLA-005750952-500-Driving...

https://www.amazon.com/HELLA-005750952-500-Driving-Lamp/dp/B001TWD5KU/ref=asc_df_B001TWD5KU?tag=bingshoppinga-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=80882879268423&hvnetw=o&hvqmt=e&hvbmt=be&hvdev=c&hvlocint=&hvlocphy...
Forum: showroom 11-14-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Redwood Chair
Top is for the accessory fog light grill. ...

Top is for the accessory fog light grill.

Lower is for 242GT.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: Live to swap, swap for lyfe.

:lol:

Live to swap, swap for lyfe.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://www.mandrelbends.com

http://www.mandrelbends.com
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