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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:40 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By 2turbotoys
The commando bumpers really take up some space in...

The commando bumpers really take up some space in the garage, but still keeping them because I think they look cool. I still can't believe how large a 242 is, 3" longer than my 740T wagon was, way...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By 2turbotoys
Springs are cheap, put new ones back in there, or...

Springs are cheap, put new ones back in there, or good used ones.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ok, get 2 male spade terminals, connect them with...

Ok, get 2 male spade terminals, connect them with a short length of wire. Unplug the dimmer, connect the 2 leads using your new patch cord. Insulate them with heat shrink tubing, or electrical tape...
Forum: showroom 10-18-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 1,068,909
Posted By 2turbotoys
Cool patch

Cool patch
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome! There is no difference between any B230...

Welcome! There is no difference between any B230 manifolds as far as fitment. I made my own since I didn't like any of the options available at the time I did it, but look at the above suggestions....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,297
Posted By 2turbotoys
You probably did the same thing I did, Googling...

You probably did the same thing I did, Googling restore Momo steering wheel, I found the suggestion to ask a shoe repair shop interesting. I have had a hard time getting upholstery shops to do...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,451
Posted By 2turbotoys
Haha

Haha
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 07:41 PM
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Views: 1,451
Posted By 2turbotoys
It was not shaved. Full bush

It was not shaved. Full bush
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,451
Posted By 2turbotoys
My experience for whatever it is worth. 1994...

My experience for whatever it is worth.
1994 940T, 15g, #46 injectors, MBR, 3" MAF, ebay intercooler, exhaust. Sucked the intake gasket in, decided to do head gasket because why not. Before the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,451
Posted By 2turbotoys
Good luck. I would just make sure the car was at...

Good luck. I would just make sure the car was at a solid stage zero with a new head gasket.

I could tell you my experience doing that already but you don't want to hear it apparently.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
Maybe someone will need this someday, so here is...

Maybe someone will need this someday, so here is a shopping list for plumbing the hydro boost brake booster to a Volvo steering rack. This does not include the fitting for the power steering pump...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
Yes the brackets are there, but there are some...

Yes the brackets are there, but there are some odd things about it. It is from a 77 Bronco. Big bearing, early style. BUT it has disk brake end caps/bearing retainers, and had Grenada calipers on it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have the Stormproof one from Pelican, I like it...

I have the Stormproof one from Pelican, I like it a lot.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,297
Posted By 2turbotoys
Great score, congrats! A bit jealous also, super...

Great score, congrats! A bit jealous also, super cool find.

Those oil cans may be worth selling, collectable.

What front seats are those? They fold forward?
Forum: showroom 10-08-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By 2turbotoys
One of my 242's has this on the sides, I assume...

One of my 242's has this on the sides, I assume this was done in the 1980's haha

https://i.imgur.com/A6TMoBMl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hmm, thanks, that is probably the case.

Hmm, thanks, that is probably the case.
Forum: showroom 10-06-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By 2turbotoys
I think he doesn't like the style lol. Hard to...

I think he doesn't like the style lol. Hard to say that though since it isn't finished yet.
Forum: showroom 10-05-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hell ya, nice work. What gear do you have? Beefy...

Hell ya, nice work. What gear do you have? Beefy looking sub
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
Volvo clevis welded to hydro boost and painted. ...

Volvo clevis welded to hydro boost and painted.

https://i.imgur.com/0E8ERDcl.jpg

Anyone have anything to say about my 9" rear question?
Forum: showroom 10-05-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By 2turbotoys
This is as far as I got on my latest stereo...

This is as far as I got on my latest stereo hahaha, the engine swap is more important at the moment.

https://i.imgur.com/nhjK8sYl.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-05-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By 2turbotoys
The reason I say face the sub towards the rear is...

The reason I say face the sub towards the rear is because of the wavelength. For example, an 80Hz wave is 14.13 ft long. So if it can be properly deflected inside the car, if your roof is well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By 2turbotoys
Heat gun has always been more convenient for me....

Heat gun has always been more convenient for me. The dry ice fills the car with CO2, plus you have to go buy it, apply it, and wait a bit. Had a customer who covered his rotted out floor pans with...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By 2turbotoys
^^That would be perfect, and legal for inspection...

^^That would be perfect, and legal for inspection almost everywhere. You can usually do 5mm max before the inspection guys get upset.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By 2turbotoys
If it doesn't touch it should be fine. Go hit...

If it doesn't touch it should be fine. Go hit some bumps and see if the sidewall flexes into the closest object, if not you are good.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 99,377
Posted By 2turbotoys
Congrats to the new owner, nice ride. Wish I...

Congrats to the new owner, nice ride.

Wish I had that carb setup when I had a 2 month long fight with KJet.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 240,995
Posted By 2turbotoys
I like wagons better, but that is a cool 244....

I like wagons better, but that is a cool 244. What made the decision? Can't someone else use the 244?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
Chose option 2. Now just need to get hoses,...

Chose option 2. Now just need to get hoses, fittings, and install master cylinder. Then 1 thing one the car is ready to go haha. The clutch system is basically done as well, I just removed the master...
Forum: showroom 10-03-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ports can face up, but are better facing the...

Ports can face up, but are better facing the back, subs should face back.
I have actually ruined a couple cars with subwoofers, buckled the trunks, mirrors fell off, etc. I usually prefer 10" subs...
Forum: showroom 10-02-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By 2turbotoys
I haven't done a stereo build recently, and...

I haven't done a stereo build recently, and didn't take pics of the last few, but have been slowly collecting some high end components for my '78 242 build. I will document it in my build thread.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By 2turbotoys
It's no huge deal if you have the flare tool, and...

It's no huge deal if you have the flare tool, and maybe a couple feet of copper line. Good luck, hope they come loose!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
So it doesn't fit when you bolt the steering...

So it doesn't fit when you bolt the steering column supports on (where the old master cylinder mounted), the bolt heads are in the way. Ok, so I made an aluminum spacer, now the rod to the brake...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome, and your car looks very nice!

Welcome, and your car looks very nice!
Forum: showroom 09-30-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 1,068,909
Posted By 2turbotoys
Very cool, I would hang that up, damn the lawyers.

Very cool, I would hang that up, damn the lawyers.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
Got the mounting holes done today in between...

Got the mounting holes done today in between working on jacked up Jeeps, its gonna be a close fit to the strut tower with the master cylinder attached but should be fine. Will have to attach the MC...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
I see no reason why it could be a problem. I...

I see no reason why it could be a problem. I didn't ask anyone about it since I don't know anyone else who has done that. Of course there will be a washer to clamp a little better. It tightens down...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,344
Posted By 2turbotoys
Glad the regulator worked out. Some good progress!

Glad the regulator worked out. Some good progress!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
That pan is what almost everyone uses, and what I...

That pan is what almost everyone uses, and what I have on the car. It is not possible to mount the engine lower using that pan.
Forum: showroom 09-24-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By 2turbotoys
I did a 20% all the way around before and didn't...

I did a 20% all the way around before and didn't get any hassle about it, even though it wasn't legal to do the front windows. Even a light tint will greatly improve the inside temps. I never got any...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
STS Machining engine mounts. People say Giffen...

STS Machining engine mounts. People say Giffen mounts give a bit more space (height), but I don't see how that is possible. Even with my Holley pan I had to move the vent tube on the steering rack,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By 2turbotoys
Rear cam seal could be pushed out.

Rear cam seal could be pushed out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By 2turbotoys
New driveshaft support bearing and carrier. It is...

New driveshaft support bearing and carrier. It is annoying when that goes, the race bangs off of everything making a crazy noise.

Not necessary but would be sweet to have is the STS Machining...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By 2turbotoys
VP Autoparts sells the 9" booster

VP Autoparts sells the 9" booster
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By 2turbotoys
Anytime a relay is a repeat offender, I wire a...

Anytime a relay is a repeat offender, I wire a new relay next to it. Use the original relay to turn on the new relay so no real current goes through the problem relay. Extra wires, but ends the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ah, suppression relay. Thanks, didn't know the...

Ah, suppression relay. Thanks, didn't know the acronym.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By 2turbotoys
Are you referring to the fuel pump relay?

Are you referring to the fuel pump relay?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 240,995
Posted By 2turbotoys
Matching pair, nice

Matching pair, nice
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By 2turbotoys
Lol

Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
The valve cover does not fit, especially with the...

The valve cover does not fit, especially with the coil pack on it. I have 3 different sets of valve covers, none fit with the coil pack. I have coil relocation brackets, but no good place to put...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 51,014
Posted By 2turbotoys
Very cool! Is this the first ever finished TB...

Very cool! Is this the first ever finished TB project?!?! I thought no project car is ever finished haha.

Awesome and thanks for sharing, inspirational.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,237
Posted By 2turbotoys
Today I got to work on the hydroboost brake...

Today I got to work on the hydroboost brake booster stuff. For those who don't know, it is basically hydraulic instead of vacuum, run in my case by the Corvette power steering pump. The hoses will be...
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