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Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 102,683
Posted By jaydubya2003
I come back to this thread from time to time and...

I come back to this thread from time to time and keep lovin your wagon man, keep it up. One of the best cars on here...only thing to make it better would be a manual tranny.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 73,575
Posted By jaydubya2003
People can talk **** all they want, dude you put...

People can talk **** all they want, dude you put in work.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 73,575
Posted By jaydubya2003
That vid is good stuff man :-)

That vid is good stuff man :-)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 73,575
Posted By jaydubya2003
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,123
Posted By jaydubya2003
This would make sense since I had a completely...

This would make sense since I had a completely rusted tank/pump I've since replaced. Also after every fitting/line I've pulled I get rust inside...meaning my entire fuel system is made up of rusty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,123
Posted By jaydubya2003
Yep

Yep
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,123
Posted By jaydubya2003
Compression Test after sitting for years/uneven numbers

I just ran a compression test on my 83 242 turbo. This motor sat for many years before I had it and it's sat for the last six months I've had it. While it's been in my possession I've dribbled some...
Forum: article composition 06-27-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 37,722
Posted By jaydubya2003
We'll see if I can get the damn thing running...

We'll see if I can get the damn thing running under it's own neglected K-Jet power and go from there...lol
Forum: article composition 06-26-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 37,722
Posted By jaydubya2003
Thanks for this, I'm dealing with a very...

Thanks for this, I'm dealing with a very neglected 242 that hasn't run in years. I've been debating about doing a MS conversion as well, great write up!
Forum: showroom 06-14-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
I've got some extra bats laying around, good idea...

I've got some extra bats laying around, good idea Mike



I agree, and thank you :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 73,575
Posted By jaydubya2003
I'm not a big fan of the camber either, but I...

I'm not a big fan of the camber either, but I like that this is very much his car.
Forum: showroom 06-11-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Got the old tank out, and put the "new" thank...

Got the old tank out, and put the "new" thank in...sadly I didn't realize the huge freakin dent on the bottom of it. Sad the gents I bought it from didn't think to mention it...but I didn't think to...
Forum: showroom 06-09-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
After a huge hassle the car is still in my...

After a huge hassle the car is still in my garage, to make a long story short the buyer and I made arrangements and the buyer never held up their end of the bargain.

In the end I'm ok with it as...
Forum: showroom 03-04-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Well the car is sold, when time for a project...

Well the car is sold, when time for a project comes along again it will be another Volvo.
Forum: events 02-13-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,461
Posted By jaydubya2003
If we roll up it will be without a Volvo to show,...

If we roll up it will be without a Volvo to show, no time to get the 242 running lately.
Forum: events 01-21-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,461
Posted By jaydubya2003
It depends... For sure if I can get the 242...

It depends...

For sure if I can get the 242 running in time

Maybe just for fun if I can't
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 70,433
Posted By jaydubya2003
Nice to know that they can make that much of a...

Nice to know that they can make that much of a difference (not that I can make any kind of change like that with with my b21...lol)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 27,701
Posted By jaydubya2003
Love the green, such a good lookin car. Your...

Love the green, such a good lookin car. Your attention to detail is legit...keep up the good work!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,056
Posted By jaydubya2003
Awesome job on the paint, damn good lookin car.

Awesome job on the paint, damn good lookin car.
Forum: showroom 01-12-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
I'm finally getting my entire garage back to...

I'm finally getting my entire garage back to myself! For about a year or so now I've kept a buddies W85 filtration system stored here along with a 250 gallon tote and a couple 50 gallon drums of oil....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 73,575
Posted By jaydubya2003
The "Bro Scene" is filled with all show no go...

The "Bro Scene" is filled with all show no go stretched tire ass hats...hence his "bro, Bro, BRO" reference, NOT that your car or you are an ass hat (you've proven with footage it is indeed not all...
Forum: showroom 12-29-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Well I do hope I don't have to deal with that...

Well I do hope I don't have to deal with that hassle but time will tell.
Forum: showroom 12-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Well now I've got a very good condition fuel...

Well now I've got a very good condition fuel pump, thanks to NChoy for the hook up. Now we can start getting this thing back together!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,404
Posted By jaydubya2003
I was under the same assumption, but it's good to...

I was under the same assumption, but it's good to hear from someone that's been through it.

Thank you for listing the steps, and process you took.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,404
Posted By jaydubya2003
Well, take all you've said under advisement and...

Well, take all you've said under advisement and start searching it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,404
Posted By jaydubya2003
Steps before starting b21ft that sat?

I've got a 1983 242 Turbo, it sat for a good long while before I got a hold if it (at least two years).

I'm looking for some tried and true tips before I get to starting this car. I've put some...
Forum: showroom 12-23-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Yeah I did check there kampman, didn't want to...

Yeah I did check there kampman, didn't want to spend that much if I didn't absolutely have to.
Forum: showroom 12-22-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Well my friends with the help of mblue240 keeping...

Well my friends with the help of mblue240 keeping up on the boards I found a tank in great shape internally. Down side...mblue240 needs a tank too...lol
Forum: showroom 12-10-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
So folks, I've been asking around the different...

So folks, I've been asking around the different for sale sections for a gas tank that isn't scaled in rust like mine and I'm not having a ton of luck.

Anyone have a good line on a gas tank,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 136,508
Posted By jaydubya2003
On to the next one Sean!

On to the next one Sean!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 70,433
Posted By jaydubya2003
It's true, the bolbo bug bit me and I've got a...

It's true, the bolbo bug bit me and I've got a pos sitting in my garage too...
Forum: showroom 09-18-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Everything came back A-ok with the new job so I...

Everything came back A-ok with the new job so I start on the 1st. With these last couple weeks I'll be taking care of the loose ends up here in WA before I starting flying back and forth to Little...
Forum: showroom 09-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
*sorry about the upside down pics...tried...

*sorry about the upside down pics...tried correcting in photobucket twice now and reposting the link with no luck...no the gas is not flowing up in my Bermuda Triangle garage!!

***Looks like it...
Forum: showroom 09-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Got Some Time Yesterday!!

A lot has been happening these last few weeks...

Found out the company I work for is "pulling out" of my area, meaning my position is being "absorbed" or how I took it..."Um...we're leaving the...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 45,686
Posted By jaydubya2003
This is one of those cars in the Volvo world I...

This is one of those cars in the Volvo world I don't think I'll ever have the chance to experience...let the envy begin!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 459,401
Posted By jaydubya2003
This thread is just win...win everywhere!

This thread is just win...win everywhere!
Forum: showroom 09-04-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By jaydubya2003
And fitting living room decor it would be my good...

And fitting living room decor it would be my good sir!
Forum: showroom 09-04-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By jaydubya2003
I'm not a big fan of the Amazon, but there's...

I'm not a big fan of the Amazon, but there's something about the lines of your car Nick that make me second guess myself.
Forum: showroom 09-02-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Hear this TBricks world...I'm not giving up!! I'm...

Hear this TBricks world...I'm not giving up!! I'm just not attacking it as aggressively now that I know I'll need to be more meticulous with the fuel system.
Forum: showroom 09-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
I'll be honest the fuel pump and gas tank...

I'll be honest the fuel pump and gas tank situation killed some momentum. I'll get back into it here soon just not as "excited" to tear into it now that I know it's going to take some time to get...
Forum: website & board 09-01-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By jaydubya2003
Welcome to T-Bricks, where the search button...

Welcome to T-Bricks, where the search button sucks but ya need to use it to avoid hate. (use Google * "Thing I'm searching for" site:turbobricks.com * just like that).

Post up some pictures when...
Forum: showroom 08-31-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
I was thinking the same thing. I'm always looking...

I was thinking the same thing. I'm always looking to put in an upgraded part that needs replacing vs just replacing it with the standard oem part.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By jaydubya2003
A proper fix on these cars, with the wiring they...

A proper fix on these cars, with the wiring they came with, is doing away with it. As I said in my previous post, it sounds like there is something going on that is in need of repair. But to...
Forum: showroom 08-31-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
We'll see where it goes from here, I'll try and...

We'll see where it goes from here, I'll try and focus on things I'd have to do even if I swap it that way I'm not "wasting" money on a dead K-Jet system if it comes to that. I also don't want to put...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,373
Posted By jaydubya2003
Just read through this, and first I'd like to say...

Just read through this, and first I'd like to say from one Josh to another good representin. Second, damn good job from start to finish. Third, don't sell it...get something boring and turn this into...
Forum: showroom 08-30-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
Also thanks for the heads up, I've been...

Also thanks for the heads up, I've been contemplating a swap from the beginning. I wanted to get the b21ft running and functioning in stock form but it is looking more and more like I'll need either...
Forum: showroom 08-30-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
From what the previous owner has said, the clutch...

From what the previous owner has said, the clutch was slipping at "full boost" so it's on the list anyhow...lol

But at the same time the PO is a jackwagon from what I can tell...:roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By jaydubya2003
That very well could be the issue with your...

That very well could be the issue with your system, but either way it doesn't hurt to run a clean dedicated line for your stereo if it's powering a full set of speakers.
Forum: showroom 08-30-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,742
Posted By jaydubya2003
The more I dig into this thing the more a swap is...

The more I dig into this thing the more a swap is sounding like THE option...not AN option :-/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By jaydubya2003
Run a solid power and ground for the radio with a...

Run a solid power and ground for the radio with a fuse on the positive wire. Run them yourself as neatly as possible, and use #10 or #12 gauge wire for both. It sounds like your radio is reaching a...
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