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Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
I hate to disappoint but I was just not competent...

I hate to disappoint but I was just not competent enough for it. I was also getting really upset that every friggen part of the fittings is sold separately. Need tube nuts? Well dont forget the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2020, 02:02 AM
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Views: 1,125
Posted By TuxedoS60
Single round surrounds and 242 tails

Need these two parts - pretty motivated buyer...

https://i.imgur.com/Osyrx4r.png

https://i.ebayimg.com/thumbs/images/g/Ij0AAOSw-v5eCksp/s-l225.jpg

Need left and right on both parts.

EDIT:...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Starting assembling the FABbot kit today, only to...

Starting assembling the FABbot kit today, only to have the feed fitting get ruined by my stupidity. On the bright side, my NEXGen kit means I do not have to do any custom bellhousing work - and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Yeah, the website is very vague about what you...

Yeah, the website is very vague about what you get. It explains that the bellhousing gets cleaned, machined, poweder coated, and sent to you - yet then you have to pick specific options of what you...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Other updates: Installed Wilwood Clutch...

Other updates:

Installed Wilwood Clutch master (dont mind the saw dust, friend is working on a wood project near my car...)

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

Painted, and installed brake...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
So uh. Sorry for the radio silence I caught the...

So uh. Sorry for the radio silence I caught the bug (for LS swaps, not COVID) and forgot the updates.

Last everyone saw I restored the interior... so here we go with a MASSIVE (seriously)...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
It fits just fine. Mounting is obviously a...

It fits just fine. Mounting is obviously a different challenge but its fitting normally.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
To really drive home the transformation, heres a...

To really drive home the transformation, heres a small before and after:
https://i.imgur.com/Y1Asg3T.png


Also found out that the bench seats from a wagon fit in the back! I had no intentions...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Couple good updates here: 1 - heres a pic of...

Couple good updates here:

1 - heres a pic of the old plugs. Tell me what you guys think, be worried already or they just look poorly maintained?

https://i.imgur.com/UqaUfb2.jpg

2 & 3 -
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 65,852
Posted By TuxedoS60
Keep it up bro!!

Keep it up bro!!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Removed broken exhaust studs and old spark plugs...

Removed broken exhaust studs and old spark plugs today. Spark plugs are SCARY bad. Hoping the previous owner just never changed them. Looks like they used a lot of fuel additives and never changed...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Minor update on the engine situation: ...

Minor update on the engine situation:

Teardown roughly complete. Left oil pan on for now but everything else was pretty much removed. Decided to paint the valve covers because you pretty much...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Ohhhhh no, haha. Wasnt free, but was only $500!...

Ohhhhh no, haha. Wasnt free, but was only $500! haha
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Couldnt help it, had some extra POR left and...

Couldnt help it, had some extra POR left and there are some very minor surface rust spots on the inside floor pan... so I cleaned it all and sealed it FOREVER. THERE WILL BE NO RUST
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
So today my friend wasn't using the lift for any...

So today my friend wasn't using the lift for any work - I decided to occupy it and get some more essentials done.

First had to drain engine and tranny in prep for removing them today. Oil was...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Had to look that up, but you might be on to...

Had to look that up, but you might be on to something here! Will see if I can figure out how to make that work.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Done. Thank you for the tip!!

Done. Thank you for the tip!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
PMed. PM me, all yours. :)

PMed.



PM me, all yours. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Absolutely! It actually comes off real easy,...

Absolutely! It actually comes off real easy, especially when its old and crumbly.

I might take you up on that glove box. Fits an early dash? What were you looking to make off it? ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Its also helped to start with a car I hated from...

Its also helped to start with a car I hated from the start. Well... I mean "hated." I like it, but I also never really WANTED it, so it is nice to be able to learn and make mistakes on a car that...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Removed the rest of the interior under the dash. ...

Removed the rest of the interior under the dash. Decided to go a bit further on the inside than I expected as I really liked how clean Patrick's car was when seeing it in person. That mixed with...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Awesome reply bro, thanks for the tough love. ...

Awesome reply bro, thanks for the tough love.

Ill be going aftermarket seats with aftermarket seat brackets so nothing needed there.

Door Cards: I saved the rears, might go save the fronts tho...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Walla Walla. If you find two let me...

Walla Walla.



If you find two let me know. ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Thats the guy! I'm glad I saved you from the...

Thats the guy!

I'm glad I saved you from the pains of buying it yourself. ;)

You local??
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
I have a 5.3 lined up at the moment. It will be...

I have a 5.3 lined up at the moment. It will be a resto/sleeper/racecar build. Wont be putting in rear seats, and will likely go with race style front seats, but also will keep a lot of stock...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
Rust is good! This is a California car which is...

Rust is good! This is a California car which is a good sign. Means its likely stayed over on this coast its whole life. There is a minor rust hole in the spare tire area, nothing that cant be...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,874
Posted By TuxedoS60
The unwanted LS 240

Welp. I messed up. You're probably wondering how I got here...

Been a Volvo fan since the day I could drive. Got into 240s last year and was HOOKED and have been buying way more than my fair...
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