home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 300
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: The Full Banana
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By The Full Banana
Removing the interior very quickly makes for an...

Removing the interior very quickly makes for an awful street car. And agree, that turbo is far too large for a b21 in a street car.
Forum: showroom 09-24-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,940,156
Posted By The Full Banana
Good lord that's a nice car. Love it!

Good lord that's a nice car. Love it!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,786
Posted By The Full Banana
Gaz adjustables have been far superior to any...

Gaz adjustables have been far superior to any comparably priced, readily available option I've tried on 240s over the last 12 years. I highly recommend them (and buying from Classic Swede!)

For a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 188,121
Posted By The Full Banana
It's awesome to see this project back on track....

It's awesome to see this project back on track. This car was a definite inspiration when I was embarking on my 245 and 242 projects back in the day.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Thats correct, he did it.

Thats correct, he did it.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Thanks for the kind words, all! Always nice to...

Thanks for the kind words, all! Always nice to hear.

I won’t be making multiple sets of door panels... it’s a decent bit of work with hand held tools, and it also requires harvesting the stamped...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Before I lose them, I'm dropping in a few photos...

Before I lose them, I'm dropping in a few photos from last summer that were just sent to me.

I'm in the middle of building new door panels, so i'll share some photos of that once I have it...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 69,983
Posted By The Full Banana
Out of curiosity, what spring rates are you...

Out of curiosity, what spring rates are you running front and rear?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,321
Posted By The Full Banana
Yeah my brother owned it for a while. We were...

Yeah my brother owned it for a while. We were shocked to see how crusty that driver floor was, given how well maintained the interior and exterior appeared to be. The car has definitely been loved...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,321
Posted By The Full Banana
Glad to see that the car is getting some love! I...

Glad to see that the car is getting some love! I spent two days with my brother cutting out and welding in new floor panels on the driver side of that car...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,703
Posted By The Full Banana
This throttle setup works great, but will require...

This throttle setup works great, but will require some welding:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48132481897_7e35051330_b.jpg
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48132421348_62eb19f69e_b.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,703
Posted By The Full Banana
That port on the pan is a great spot for an oil...

That port on the pan is a great spot for an oil separator/catch can return
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Thanks, Chris! Definitely a rain check on that...

Thanks, Chris! Definitely a rain check on that ride. If nothing else, we’re penciling in the same glorious road trip for Davis next year. That just means the 242 will be that much more ready for Dave...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Yes, for a 240, I would strongly recommend GAZ...

Yes, for a 240, I would strongly recommend GAZ over Koni at this point. Go for it!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Order the GAZ Gold coilovers from...

Order the GAZ Gold coilovers from ClassicSwede.co.uk

https://www.classicswede.co.uk/GAZ_200_series_front_coil_over_struts/p1733344_12331092.aspx

I got the front only kit because I already...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Well, the suspension is all back together with...

Well, the suspension is all back together with the GAZ coilovers and fresh brake pads. The GAZ gold coilovers have far far better street manners than the Koni Race struts—they really aren’t even...
Forum: showroom 03-30-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,622
Posted By The Full Banana
That's an entire 940 bumper cover.

That's an entire 940 bumper cover.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 108,411
Posted By The Full Banana
I am very excited to see this e36ification occur....

I am very excited to see this e36ification occur. Good luck!
Forum: events 03-24-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,444
Posted By The Full Banana
Very interested in this as I'm trying to figure...

Very interested in this as I'm trying to figure out how to replace the Davis trip this year. Going to see what my wife thinks about it, but I'd love to drive around this part of the country.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,967
Posted By The Full Banana
M90 should be the cheapest, simplest option when...

M90 should be the cheapest, simplest option when it’s all said and done. Just be patient with finding one.

That said, I am happy with the getrag 265 in mine, but it’s just more work (and those...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Thanks, all! The next meet I have in mind is...

Thanks, all! The next meet I have in mind is Carlisle, but we'll see if that gets cancelled also. I would actually love to drive this down to the southeast. I've never been.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,872
Posted By The Full Banana
CM Racing's offerings look pretty nice and are...

CM Racing's offerings look pretty nice and are priced well: https://cm-racing.se/lang-EN/shop/product/volvo-8v-grenror-940740?tm=&sm=mainfold

They do ship to the US.
Forum: events 03-18-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,653
Posted By The Full Banana
Well ****.

Well ****.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 69,983
Posted By The Full Banana
Great looking car, and the spoiler suits it...

Great looking car, and the spoiler suits it perfectly. Nice work!

How did you attach the spoiler to the trunk lid?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
I'm continuing on with Davis roadtrip prep,...

I'm continuing on with Davis roadtrip prep, meanwhile crossing my fingers that the show happens.

edit: turns out the show is canceled. guess I need a new motivator.


I modified the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,119
Posted By The Full Banana
Congrats! That's a great feeling.

Congrats! That's a great feeling.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 942,879
Posted By The Full Banana
Mmmm that driving position. Dancing with 240...

Mmmm that driving position. Dancing with 240 perfection
Forum: events 03-13-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,653
Posted By The Full Banana
As someone who just booked 9 airbnb's and 1 hotel...

As someone who just booked 9 airbnb's and 1 hotel for this... I'd reeeeally love for it to not be canceled. Not that you have any control over a pandemic or the government, but just saying.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Thanks! Love what you're doing with that Amazon. ...

Thanks! Love what you're doing with that Amazon.



Get out and drive that thing around this neature-filled country!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Once you get west of Minnesota, the roads are so...

Once you get west of Minnesota, the roads are so smooth and idyllic. So much nicer than driving around here. I can't wait.

This is about the same length as my iPd trip several years ago, and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,743
Posted By The Full Banana
Biggest concern I'd have is whether or not it...

Biggest concern I'd have is whether or not it still has a floor. I'm assuming you couldn't see underneath the car because of the snow/ice? At least the interior looks pretty decent, all things...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Yeah, it's an "all-in-one" powered unit. Nothing...

Yeah, it's an "all-in-one" powered unit. Nothing special, but it doesn't take up much space and sounds decent to fill out the low end. If I were looking now I would likely have gone a different...
Forum: events 03-09-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,653
Posted By The Full Banana
I'm not sure if cheese will retain its squeak for...

I'm not sure if cheese will retain its squeak for week, but I can give a try and fly by a cheese store for sure.



(maybe)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
It is so much better. It has all the same...

It is so much better. It has all the same qualities that it did with a single muffler (other than losing a tiny bit of rasp that I didn't like previously) but it's just quieter all around. It doesn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
BTDT

BTDT
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Thank you! Update: The exhaust is done,...

Thank you!


Update: The exhaust is done, and now I'm full bore focused on getting ready for the 2-week trip to Davis and back.

Here's my route...
Forum: events 03-08-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,653
Posted By The Full Banana
Excellent, just got my reservation. Getting...

Excellent, just got my reservation. Getting excited for this!

My route is planned: 5,172 miles


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49635965017_25b9d0f45b_c.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 383,647
Posted By The Full Banana
If I swing by, it'll be to toss that minty fresh...

If I swing by, it'll be to toss that minty fresh shell on a trailer and take it home with me.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 383,647
Posted By The Full Banana
Done by Davis? :cameron:

Done by Davis? :cameron:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
It feels so grown up. Im pretty excited. ...

It feels so grown up. Im pretty excited.



Thanks, but your car is pretty badass! Its one of a handful of threads I always check for updates on. Would be fun to see if you managed to get the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
The oil drain is just Aeroquip hose with Setrab...

The oil drain is just Aeroquip hose with Setrab push lock fittings, all wrapped in heat reflective sleeve to extend the life of the hose.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Time to start posting things again so I can get...

Time to start posting things again so I can get motivated. My plan is to drive out to Davis in April, hitting a few national parks along the way. My wife will be joining, so there's a bit of pressure...
Forum: events 01-29-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,653
Posted By The Full Banana
This is penciled in, along with quite a drive. I...

This is penciled in, along with quite a drive. I have some work to do first, though...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 559,113
Posted By The Full Banana
I always forget that you drive this daily. That's...

I always forget that you drive this daily. That's ridiculous. How many miles have you put on since you bought it?
Forum: showroom 10-15-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By The Full Banana
Is there suede on the seats? Ultimately...

Is there suede on the seats?

Ultimately doesn't really matter if it's an R because it's more or less an appearance package. Interior is the best part IMO.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,968
Posted By The Full Banana
I've been quite pleased with AEM. I had a...

I've been quite pleased with AEM.

I had a AEM uego in my 245 then 242 for 8 years before it started flaking out, which I consider to be a pretty good run. Just replaced it with a new AEM x-series...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 108,411
Posted By The Full Banana
This is all very exciting. I want more! ...

This is all very exciting. I want more!


Also those wheels look fantastic on there.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Thanks everybody! I still have a long list with...

Thanks everybody! I still have a long list with the car, but it has been really nice to be able to enjoy it a bit. I don't have any other photos of that little flag tag with the trunk closed, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,048
Posted By The Full Banana
Nice work! I really like what you did with the...

Nice work! I really like what you did with the transmission crossmember. I've been wanting to do something similar to replace the modified m47 crossmember I'm using with my getrag 265.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 428,017
Posted By The Full Banana
Update. I'm about 300 miles in. I'm cautiously...

Update. I'm about 300 miles in. I'm cautiously optimistic, but I've really been enjoying the car over the past few days. Driving home from a local car meetup on Tuesday night in the sunset felt like...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 300

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:41 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.