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Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 666
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Posted By Hank Scorpio
I do actually have the 70s stainless waistline...

I do actually have the 70s stainless waistline trim. Iíll have to mod the last piece because the wraparound tail lights (the pre80 flat style makes that last stick a bit longer). I was thinking about...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Still not a lot of car news but making progress...

Still not a lot of car news but making progress on having a functioning lift here at the house. Got a great recommendation for concrete guys, they came in and cut the slab, dug a giant hole, built a...
Forum: showroom 10-12-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,979
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Here's how I did my T5R years ago ...

Here's how I did my T5R years ago
https://pbase.com/dkauer744/image/41380493.jpg
https://pbase.com/dkauer744/image/41380495.jpg
https://pbase.com/dkauer744/image/41316127.jpg

It's been ages but...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,848
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Pinned this thread to the top. Thanks for...

Pinned this thread to the top. Thanks for amazingly useful info.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
No not really unfortunately. Made a little...

No not really unfortunately. Made a little progress on the motor for the truck and bought a in ground scissor lift for the house. Just haven't had a chance for the concrete guys to come out and cut...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 288,936
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yeah automatic behind the t6.

Yeah automatic behind the t6.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 288,936
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'll need a 960 flexplate ;) I'm also...

I'll need a 960 flexplate ;)

I'm also curious if you ended up making your t5 adapter yourself more or less, why not just put it behind the 6304?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,768
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm really interested in this. The DCT swap seems...

I'm really interested in this. The DCT swap seems so interesting!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Excellent, thanks!

Excellent, thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Hubcentric ring adapters

Anyone here make or have a good source for 65->63.4 hub rings?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 482,369
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This should be the motto of turbobricks.

This should be the motto of turbobricks.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Doing my best! I've got a great crew and I don't...

Doing my best! I've got a great crew and I don't want to lose them. They deserve every ounce I can give them.



Yep AND theresa's a teacher so she's having to distance teach while trying to help...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
LOL Pretty much same as last update. I've...

LOL

Pretty much same as last update. I've mainly been working on the truck lately (disc brake conversion to all 4 corners, just finished rebuilding the front suspension... motor is about half...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,565
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Well that will certainly get the job done!

Well that will certainly get the job done!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,565
Posted By Hank Scorpio
NICE!! How are you dealing with the slanted...

NICE!!

How are you dealing with the slanted oil pan with the motor straight up?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 48,510
Posted By Hank Scorpio
He never answers my emails :( That's...

He never answers my emails :(



That's my plan. It's in the cooling channel in the guard so it'll be below deck surface. About as low risk as it gets.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 48,510
Posted By Hank Scorpio
having a debate about both options.

having a debate about both options.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 48,510
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm using a b6304 head. The VR gasket cooling...

I'm using a b6304 head. The VR gasket cooling passages wont hit the cooling channel in the deeworks guard. I actually modified an MLS gasket (would be a bolt on for you) to match before I realized...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 48,510
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looking good! Funny I was just working on mine...

Looking good! Funny I was just working on mine today too. I was actually going to send you a DM about what headgasket you're using but since you have a VVT head you aren't going to have the issue I...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,557
Posted By Hank Scorpio
So amazing! Must feel great having it on the road...

So amazing! Must feel great having it on the road :D
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 482,369
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Jeeze thats fantastic!

Jeeze thats fantastic!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,565
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Absolutely amazing!

Absolutely amazing!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,939
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm just going to swoop in and buy your complete...

I'm just going to swoop in and buy your complete w58 setup when you go to that DSG setup ;) (seriously let me know)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,557
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks amazing!

Looks amazing!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 482,369
Posted By Hank Scorpio
3d printing your manifolds is genius!

3d printing your manifolds is genius!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 80,749
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Why not douche it with deoxit and see what...

Why not douche it with deoxit and see what happens. Doesn’t look like anything high tech
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Atleast someone would get it done. Now if...

Atleast someone would get it done.

Now if Ben would just get me the final bill and ship my t6 thereís a chance the truck could be at Davis with the t6 in it. Small chance but a chance
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
LOL But maybe you can swing by the garage...

LOL

But maybe you can swing by the garage and see it ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 426,947
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I absolutely want to see this at davis

I absolutely want to see this at davis
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 80,521
Posted By Hank Scorpio
BLUE

BLUE
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,245
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks like a rad project! Where in...

Looks like a rad project!

Where in Sacramento specifically(ish)? There's a bunch of us in the area. I'm right on the border of Sac and EG.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,515
Posted By Hank Scorpio
How much money are you willing to spend on a...

How much money are you willing to spend on a turbo? That's what we need to know.

You won't like the HX35. It'll be extremely laggy, the internal wastegate is too small so you'll have uncontrolled...
Forum: showroom 01-22-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,942
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Somewhere there's pictures but Jacob did exactly...

Somewhere there's pictures but Jacob did exactly that

https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=4601499&postcount=2408
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,540
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Whats the budget? Whats the HP goal? ...

Whats the budget?

Whats the HP goal?

How close to stock do you have to stay looking (for smog)?

How much fab are you willing to do?

Whats the budget? (yes I said it twice)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,941
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Off to a great start! I’m pretty sure I lost...

Off to a great start!

I’m pretty sure I lost at least two of the floats in the gas tank of my 242. Hate that little bastard
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 123,170
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I completely get wanting the power the turbo...

I completely get wanting the power the turbo has.... but I think I'd just leave this alone. It's so fantastic as it is.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,557
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Well now Iím just flabbergasted. Thank you so...

Well now Iím just flabbergasted. Thank you so much!!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,557
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Amazing!

Amazing!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Could be :)

Could be :)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yep! Well I think thatís the shop, itís who ever...

Yep! Well I think thatís the shop, itís who ever ben at rolling uses.

They have my t6 build and the head for the t5 (and the block soon)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Me too! I just hope Iím still young enough to...

Me too! I just hope Iím still young enough to drive it :rofl:

Hopefully next year we will see it start to pick up pace. I just bought another 90k dollar machine for the shop so that kind of eats...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 382,236
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Not a ton of free time but I've been working on...

Not a ton of free time but I've been working on sorting and refinding where I put everything thru the house move and the 4 years it's been blown apart.

First, this is how much time has passed:...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,354
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Also a good impact socket helps. It's a tight...

Also a good impact socket helps. It's a tight opening most 1/2 drive sockets won't fit and you'll absolutely break a 3/8 drive one. I finally found a good hard impact socket that would fit and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Honestly, you can’t have too big an intercooler....

Honestly, you can’t have too big an intercooler. If it fits, run it.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,354
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Those head bolts are a real mf’er sometimes....

Those head bolts are a real mf’er sometimes. Everyone sounds like it’s about to snap when you break them loose. Good job on getting the broken part out.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,252
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I saw Ryanís 240 back in the day crack and break...

I saw Ryanís 240 back in the day crack and break a control arm while backing into a parking spot at burger ball. Could be bad luck but seems like an easy upgrade to make.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,486
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I had a year long battle with a no spark / no...

I had a year long battle with a no spark / no start that turned out to be the ground wire at the coil. Tight enough to look good, not tight enough to actually ground the coil ignitor consistently.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,787
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Those metal strips are the same ones used to...

Those metal strips are the same ones used to fasten the wood bed in my C10.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,448
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Just get a 700r4 then.

Just get a 700r4 then.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,269
Posted By Hank Scorpio
http://maxxecu.com/ and they have a t5 harness:...

http://maxxecu.com/ and they have a t5 harness: http://maxxecu.com/products/terminated_engine_harness/volvo_t5

This is a stand alone ECU though so you'll be on your own for tuning beyond their...
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