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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By 2turbotoys
Recline the seat? I am not the really tall guy, I...

Recline the seat? I am not the really tall guy, I just work with him.

I bought a Porsche 944 from a really tall guy once, he just redrilled the seat rail holes a few inches back.
Forum: showroom 11-26-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By 2turbotoys
Super happy with it, thanks! Part 2 will be...

Super happy with it, thanks! Part 2 will be remaking the center support that goes inside the console so it sits exactly the way I want it to.

Feels good to make it like new again. I had quite a...
Forum: showroom 11-26-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks guys! Joe, the bracket is a lot...

Thanks guys!

Joe, the bracket is a lot different from the pictures I have seen, I have never seen one in person.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
240: drains
Views: 266
Posted By 2turbotoys
Drill a drain hole, paint it with something good,...

Drill a drain hole, paint it with something good, a few layers thick, move on.
Forum: showroom 11-25-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By 2turbotoys
Restoring an early 240 Husco cupholder armrest

I wanted to share this for anyone else attempting to do the same thing.

I bought a Husco armrest at a great price from one of our friends here, the price was excellent due to the condition of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,939
Posted By 2turbotoys
Wow, that looks great!

Wow, that looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
I got the fuel filters and multipump fuel mounted...

I got the fuel filters and multipump fuel mounted today. I'm running out of room for stuff quickly haha. The filters will both have 30 degree fittings (like the fitting on the left filter) to route...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 473,972
Posted By 2turbotoys
It won't cause a running issue with a MAP, if it...

It won't cause a running issue with a MAP, if it doesn't show up on a wideband it should be all good.

Nice work on the intake!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 473,972
Posted By 2turbotoys
Good idea, I know a lot of recirculation valves...

Good idea, I know a lot of recirculation valves are a bit open because it doesn't matter when run as intended.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 473,972
Posted By 2turbotoys
Under vacuum the Forge might open a bit and cause...

Under vacuum the Forge might open a bit and cause an unmetered air leak. I would use a dual port unit if I was going that route.

If you want a cheap option for a blowoff valve, I have an older...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,578
Posted By 2turbotoys
The heater core is not a fun job, but it just...

The heater core is not a fun job, but it just takes time. It took me a long weekend to do the one in my 91 740T. I think it was about 10 hours. Nothing too hard, just a lot of taking stuff off and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks! Ya I do love popping the hood, it is a...

Thanks! Ya I do love popping the hood, it is a mixed bag of being happy with what I have done and anxiety over what has to be done still. And how to pay for the parts. The true definition of being...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
I finished the surge tank mount and installed it....

I finished the surge tank mount and installed it. I hope 8 AN 90 degree fittings clear the hood...

Reinstalled the coolant lines and intake to see if moving the radiator helped much. It helped a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,238
Posted By 2turbotoys
Someone else must have noticed this is 7 years...

Someone else must have noticed this is 7 years old, wonder where it is now.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 64,001
Posted By 2turbotoys
Close is cool, a miss is a good as a mile as they...

Close is cool, a miss is a good as a mile as they say. Seems like everything fits a little differently in everyone's cars for some reason. My intake wouldn't clear the hood at that angle, probably...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 64,001
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looking good. Looks like you have the same issue...

Looking good. Looks like you have the same issue as me with the intake. I pushed the radiator forward to deal with it a bit. It was a bit of work but I gained about 2". It looks like your radiator...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By 2turbotoys
https://www.willtheyfit.com/ This will show...

https://www.willtheyfit.com/

This will show you exactly what will happen.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
Mounted the radiator today, I used rubber washers...

Mounted the radiator today, I used rubber washers in a weak attempt to soak up some vibrations. But overall I gained about 2" of clearance so I'm happy with that.

The mounting plate for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
It's for a C4 Corvette, I got the radiator,...

It's for a C4 Corvette, I got the radiator, shroud, fans, and wiring from Ledfoot Racing, it is a Champion radiator.

https://www.championradiators.com/Chevy-Corvette-radiator-shroud-1984-1990
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,379
Posted By 2turbotoys
I wasn't trying to be critical in any way, I just...

I wasn't trying to be critical in any way, I just had a car with a frame repair that rotted out from the inside. I learned a lot at my current job about frame repairs because we do Jeeps, which are...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,379
Posted By 2turbotoys
Good find, and nice work. I might suggest...

Good find, and nice work. I might suggest checking out Eastwood rust encapsulator for those deep corners of the car, we use that when repairing frames. Also they make an internal frame coating which...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks! I'm trying hard to keep it clean and a...

Thanks! I'm trying hard to keep it clean and a pro looking finish. As much as I realistically can haha
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
Mounting the radiator was a small challenge,...

Mounting the radiator was a small challenge, since it is stuffed under the front panel I couldn't easily use the standard "c" type retainer. Plus the fan shroud had to be held on there as well. After...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 152,785
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice! I have some extra bushings and seals for...

Nice! I have some extra bushings and seals for those transmissions if you want them. I won't ever use them and they aren't worth selling.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have R brakes on my 79 242, the brakes have way...

I have R brakes on my 79 242, the brakes have way more hp than the motor does. And I have to have huge rims on the car. R brakes are the easiest upgrade, and way more braking than you need. It was a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By 2turbotoys
Neither will happen on the street unless you are...

Neither will happen on the street unless you are a total maniac. Autocrosses are too short for brake fade, and you would have to do it all the time to shorten the life of the pads.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By 2turbotoys
Stock brakes in good condition are fine for 200...

Stock brakes in good condition are fine for 200 hp.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By 2turbotoys
A regular pump only fits in when clocked a...

A regular pump only fits in when clocked a certain direction. I am about to do the same thing, install an Aeromotive 340 lph pump to feed my surge tank.

I gotta say I am not above doing a bit of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,379
Posted By 2turbotoys
I did DD the car, but it happens over time no...

I did DD the car, but it happens over time no matter what.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,379
Posted By 2turbotoys
I hate header wrap. Besides the pita of actually...

I hate header wrap. Besides the pita of actually wrapping the manifolds, it turns into dust in a few years. Actually it turns into dust and fiberglass splinters. Ceramic coating the manifolds might...
Forum: showroom 11-08-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By 2turbotoys
Just a pic

Parked my 79 in this line up at work, thought it was a good pic. Old school round headlight gang haha

https://i.imgur.com/mjMLUHWl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,379
Posted By 2turbotoys
The rack isn't in the way of the headers, but I...

The rack isn't in the way of the headers, but I don't know about your setup. I had to clock the vent tube forward a bit. I got the Lo-ram because the hood wouldn't shut. The alternator was also an...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,379
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looks like a great start!

Looks like a great start!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks! I am a little concerned with air pockets,...

Thanks! I am a little concerned with air pockets, I may add a bleeder or two, not sure how that is going to work out yet. The radiator is the highest point still, so hopefully there won't be a...
Forum: showroom 11-05-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 1,136,935
Posted By 2turbotoys
I can't remember if I posted this here yet so...

I can't remember if I posted this here yet so sorry if it is a repost.

Adjustable intermittent wiper control for early dash 240s

https://i.imgur.com/I3KmAN3l.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-04-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By 2turbotoys
Put a 6 in front of that number and it's yours...

Put a 6 in front of that number and it's yours Lahey.
Forum: showroom 11-04-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By 2turbotoys
I decided to keep sanding with 100 grit, then I...

I decided to keep sanding with 100 grit, then I only needed very light application of the spot putty. After a ton more sanding, filler primer, putty, repeat, then repeat again, it looks pretty good....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
I've been working on the cooling system issues...

I've been working on the cooling system issues that arose when fitting the intake piping, and have figured it out. Still a couple minor things to do to insure that coolant lines don't hit the belt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By 2turbotoys
Dam, that sucks. Maybe someone has the 2 jaw...

Dam, that sucks. Maybe someone has the 2 jaw puller you can use. The hardest part is pushing down on both sides at once, I don't think you can do it if you can't do that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By 2turbotoys
Get the tool from IPD, it's $10 or so and really...

Get the tool from IPD, it's $10 or so and really helps. They have be somewhere near you right? With a new O ring you really have to push down to turn the ring. It helps a lot to lube the O ring with...
Forum: showroom 11-02-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 1,136,935
Posted By 2turbotoys
Minimum entry price, about as cheap as they come.

Minimum entry price, about as cheap as they come.
Forum: showroom 11-02-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 1,136,935
Posted By 2turbotoys
Most of us would give just about anything to own...

Most of us would give just about anything to own a Sugga.
Forum: showroom 11-01-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 1,136,935
Posted By 2turbotoys
I like that emblem

I like that emblem
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By 2turbotoys
After thinking about it, you should definitely...

After thinking about it, you should definitely adjust the wastegate arm.

And +1 to ZVOLVs comments
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By 2turbotoys
What a tool, hope karma was a bitch to him

What a tool, hope karma was a bitch to him
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By 2turbotoys
Who stole the squirter kit install again? I forget

Who stole the squirter kit install again? I forget
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By 2turbotoys
Stock motor, 15G turbo, #46 injectors, 3" 960...

Stock motor, 15G turbo, #46 injectors, 3" 960 MAF. I'm not saying it's ideal but it worked fine, air fuel ratios were good. Except a junkyard 15G will only last a couple years doing that, it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By 2turbotoys
The easy way to fix it is with a manual boost...

The easy way to fix it is with a manual boost controller, or adjust the wastegate arm.

I ran 22 psi on my '91 740T, it had no boost cut ever, not sure why yours does.

Edit: you can overwhelm...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 166,706
Posted By 2turbotoys
Figured out several issues with the coolant...

Figured out several issues with the coolant lines, every single line was an issue. Ordered the parts to fix that, will post more about it when I get them. I'm not sure how others have fixed this...
Forum: showroom 10-26-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By 2turbotoys
Quick and inexpensive touch up for turn signal lenses

I'm always looking for a fun garage project, and while looking at the front of my 79 242, the turn signals were bothering me. The orange panel was severely faded, and one had actually fallen off....
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