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Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2020, 03:42 AM
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Posted By joel142
Woot! It runs! Got everything put together,...

Woot! It runs!

Got everything put together, turned the key, and off it went. Got it up to temperature without any leaks or other problems, all the extra oils and brake clean cooked off the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 10:02 PM
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Posted By joel142
On the brace - looking at that picture that's a...

On the brace - looking at that picture that's a pretty well thought out load path. They've set it up so that the welds are in compression, the folded piece with the tube driving right through the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 09:16 PM
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Posted By joel142
I'd say go with the Tial. I haven't yet regretted...

I'd say go with the Tial. I haven't yet regretted trading cash for space or easier in the 142 engine bay.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Interesting on the brace - I very vaguely...

Interesting on the brace - I very vaguely remember that from pulling the manifold from the junkyard way back when. If it misses the intercooler pipe it would still need to deal with the engine mount...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/NXykDwz.jpg?2 Haven't...

https://i.imgur.com/NXykDwz.jpg?2

Haven't seen things this back together for a very long time. It ran (surprisingly smoothly) on a squirt of brake clean into the intake manifold before I ran out...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2020, 10:44 AM
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Posted By joel142
Looks great - well done!

Looks great - well done!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2020, 03:28 PM
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Posted By joel142
Trying to resurrect the Optima Redtop that's been...

Trying to resurrect the Optima Redtop that's been in the trunk, disconnected, for a decade. Trickle charger has gotten it to ~9.5V after about 48hrs. I'll be curious to see if it'll handle any kind...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/F7pGTXf.jpg?2 Before:...

https://i.imgur.com/F7pGTXf.jpg?2

Before: 2.25" diameter, conical output, and more than enough band clamps.

https://i.imgur.com/WOFiqw2.jpg?2
https://i.imgur.com/Ymdzqzr.jpg?1

After: 3"...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Work on the exhaust is wrapping up with some more...

Work on the exhaust is wrapping up with some more pictures coming soon. Ended up being a 3" turbo back with all new pipe, muffler, and hangers interfaced to all new body pickups. A crap ton of work....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
cwdodson88, thanks for the tips on the AN...

cwdodson88, thanks for the tips on the AN fittings. It made things a lot simpler. I ended up applying a bunch of your advice and using a very sharp drill bit (held in a tap handle) to take off about...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 03:02 PM
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Posted By joel142
That's pretty close to my technique: wrap in...

That's pretty close to my technique: wrap in tape, cut square with cutoff wheel, unwrap, slide into ferrule. Then I put the fitting in the vice and push the ferrule onto that (with everything well...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Picking things up again after a busy month of...

Picking things up again after a busy month of other stuff and starting to plumb up the turbo. I'm using Earl's Auto-Fit (https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ear-309104erl) and Auto-Flex hose...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 12:14 AM
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Posted By joel142
Oh, and for the 140 series connoisseurs out there...

Oh, and for the 140 series connoisseurs out there can we get a shot of that alternator mount!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 12:09 AM
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Views: 478,460
Posted By joel142
There's a whole spec (pdf)...

There's a whole spec (pdf) (https://www.inserta.com/PDF/AI-STR-THD-PORT-DIM.pdf) for the ORB/J1926-1 fitting and when properly applied with a port tool (pdf)...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Progress continues: Fitted the Yoshifab...

Progress continues:


Fitted the Yoshifab oil return (https://yoshifab.com/store/plumbing/an-oil-return.html). After a thread on how hard/easy that was to install I gave it a long thermal soak in...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
The thermostat in the engine is stock at 87C and...

The thermostat in the engine is stock at 87C and I'm thinking about when to trigger the electric fan. The sensor is on the outlet of the radiator so it will see the temperature drop across the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Thanks for the kind words. I figure, I might as...

Thanks for the kind words. I figure, I might as well post up the good, the bad, the dead ends, and the parts links where I can. Not everything can be a youtube montage with slick beats and mitered...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Progress - but nothing that's particularly...

Progress - but nothing that's particularly dramatic or photogenic:


finished welded cold side charge pipes, leak checked, fixed leaks, and painted satin black (the last refuge of learning...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
Thanks - that's a blast from the past. Back in...

Thanks - that's a blast from the past. Back in 2006-2008 time frame I think I just transitioned from borrowing my girlfriends digital point and shoot to an iPhone 1. All/most of the pictures I took I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
Did a little playing with the layout and...

Did a little playing with the layout and cardboard last night. If I stack things tightly and go with the alternative filter (https://www.summitracing.com/parts/knn-ru-3390) I can get a small gap for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
That's good advice on the AMM. The filter...

That's good advice on the AMM. The filter (https://www.amazon.com/RU-3190-Universal-Clamp-Air-Filter/dp/B00062YR0G) has a little snout/tube built into it that's about 1 diameter long. I can...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2020, 12:33 PM
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Posted By joel142
At one point I put it up against the original...

At one point I put it up against the original radiator and it is a good bit shorter. I rationalized that by telling myself the lower portion is blocked by the front cross member and (at least in my...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Back when I bought the car the control cable to...

Back when I bought the car the control cable to the thermostat was broken so I need to stop and reach under the dash to adjust the heat. When I took the B20 out it swung sideways, hit the firewall...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
The brackets are Be Cool Electric Fan Module...

The brackets are Be Cool Electric Fan Module Mounting Brackets 72054 (https://www.summitracing.com/parts/bci-72054)
The fan is SPAL VA13-AP70/LL-63A * 13"C/12V...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
I imagine it'll be okay. The body is glass...

I imagine it'll be okay. The body is glass re-inforced plastic so insulated and they should be cooled by a continuous flow of fuel. With the NiW rail getting to the connectors is just possible.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/fwqKfCP.jpg?1 I'm...

https://i.imgur.com/fwqKfCP.jpg?1

I'm getting geared up to do the exhaust. This shows the Yother flange (https://yother.com/collections/engine/products/mild-steel-angle-flange-mitsubishi-td04) and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
Next time the manifold is off I'll take some...

Next time the manifold is off I'll take some pictures. It's so tight because this is a 405 head using the K-jet holes. I had a friend turn the ID on the K-jet holders down to take the Bosch injector...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
The belts go between the belts and the sway bar....

The belts go between the belts and the sway bar. The two holes on the bottom of the alternator bracket hold cap headed screws that direct the oil lines in parallel to the bottom of the alternator and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/PlV03Dq.jpg?3 I think...

https://i.imgur.com/PlV03Dq.jpg?3

I think this was in a different thread but this shows all the coolers mounted up. They each have about 0.25" of space between them. When planning the stack up I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
Thanks. If I could weld aluminum it would be even...

Thanks. If I could weld aluminum it would be even better to weld the pin onto the bottom of the foot, flip the rubber bushing upside down, and drop the bushing into the frame rail (it's a 3/4" hole...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
My shopping list: Griffin Aluminum Drag Race...

My shopping list:
Griffin Aluminum Drag Race Radiators 2-25185-X (https://www.summitracing.com/parts/GRI-2-25185-X)
Dorman 926-278 Radiator Mount Bushing...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2020, 07:29 PM
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Posted By joel142
That's really good information - thanks. Once...

That's really good information - thanks. Once this is (re)running I hope it's fun enough that it's a race between me blowing up the M41 (or the spare), the fuel system, or swapping out the narrow...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2020, 02:16 PM
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Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/3m9JpSv.jpg?2 Part of...

https://i.imgur.com/3m9JpSv.jpg?2

Part of the fun of a long project is fixing things you did a long time ago (8 yrs?!?) and in the case of the fuel pump cradle before it even had a chance to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2020, 02:02 PM
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Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/TAKNmFp.jpg?1 ...

https://i.imgur.com/TAKNmFp.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/OG7WwGC.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/2XWtyoq.jpg?1

Version C in some more detail. It's made up of:


Alternator: East Coast Electric Super...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2020, 01:41 PM
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Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/Yn3Towu.jpg?1 ...

https://i.imgur.com/Yn3Towu.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/9tX3JDB.jpg?1

Version A
This mount was in use for ~500mi and was a continual belt squealing irritation only slightly mitigated by the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 02:50 PM
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Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/X2mxWgm.jpg?1 Thanks for...

https://i.imgur.com/X2mxWgm.jpg?1

Thanks for the idea. I've not seen it this together for a long long time. My friend Rob once commented: "it's like you have an engine cover, but, the cover is...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
The straight fitting points right at the frame...

The straight fitting points right at the frame rail so it needs to be a 45* for sure. I like the one in the link, but, in my experience if I don't have the ability to have free rotation I'll regret...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By joel142
Figured out a scheme that holds the waste gate...

Figured out a scheme that holds the waste gate actuator, doesn't interfere with the fender well, and puts the inlet in a spot where a hose can actually be attached. If I could weld aluminum this...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
I hope to come back to the bracket in the next...

I hope to come back to the bracket in the next day or so. The turbo and manifold need to come off to come up with some kind of wastegate actuator solution now that I've settled on clocking. That...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
Still in a tubing frame of mind, I took some time...

Still in a tubing frame of mind, I took some time for the cold side piping.

https://i.imgur.com/IYeq7jj.jpg?1

The coupler off the intercooler comes out at a 45* angle so the 135* bend picks...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
A bit more progress on the intake side of the...

A bit more progress on the intake side of the engine.

https://i.imgur.com/PLTwH0f.jpg?1

The bracket that holds the air filter and AMM need a little triangulation and shaping but it's coming...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
Absolutely - it'll need to come on and off any...

Absolutely - it'll need to come on and off any number of times still. I got everything to fit and then retired with a bourbon. The rest of everything else (charge piping, waste gate bracket) looms so...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/JLKVNVz.jpg?1 Housing...

https://i.imgur.com/JLKVNVz.jpg?1

Housing getting machined. The cutter is 60* which is certainly wrong for that fitting, but, then again, it's not that much pressure and the o-ring is still...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
https://i.imgur.com/G9uB7px.jpg?1 ...

https://i.imgur.com/G9uB7px.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/9OIGz5c.jpg?1

Hoses leave the adapter, go between the engine mount and the back of the alternator, pick up 2 p-clamps built into the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-29-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
Looking straight down its about 2" between the...

Looking straight down its about 2" between the back of the fan and the water pump pulley and about 4" to the back face of the radiator.

https://i.imgur.com/MStP12f.jpg?1

Depending on how...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-29-2020, 10:25 PM
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Posted By joel142
First order of business was to flip the...

First order of business was to flip the intercooler and push all the coolers (oil, charge air, coolant) as far forward as possible to make room in the engine bay. This is with it all stacked in there...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-29-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,583
Posted By joel142
1971 142 Turbo v2.0

A brief timeline to date



2002-ish: purchase the car, installed iPd bars, lowering springs, rebuild the brake system, put in some race seats, and drove it all over the west coast. The B20E was...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 09:28 PM
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Views: 478,460
Posted By joel142
Yes, the cap has about a finger's thickness to...

Yes, the cap has about a finger's thickness to the hood. I didn't want to get into modifying the radiator and/or finding yet another place for a bottle at a set height, but, I like the plan of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2020, 11:40 PM
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Views: 478,460
Posted By joel142
Maybe this thing finally needs a build thread vs....

Maybe this thing finally needs a build thread vs. cluttering yours. I'd just feel too bad about the infrequent updates.

https://i.imgur.com/EMAprpX.jpg?3

https://i.imgur.com/wFg2V6a.jpg?1
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2020, 12:48 PM
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Posted By joel142
Looking at that picture I think I'm trying way...

Looking at that picture I think I'm trying way too hard to keep that sheetmetal as I'm turning it (awkwardly) into more and more Swiss cheese. My general plan is to get everything run and then patch...
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