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Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By VQ
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 889,453
Posted By VQ
Very nice. So going to remove the converter...

Very nice. So going to remove the converter adaptor and have something custom made or just get another adaptor? That has made me consider having one made to match instead and sell my converter adaptor
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 81,123
Posted By VQ
I'm coveting jenveys for my 122 with 45s, but at...

I'm coveting jenveys for my 122 with 45s, but at the same time... I like the smell of Weber's. Even if I've never managed to get that elusive stoich cruise and 13:1 afr under power..

Blue looks...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,469
Posted By VQ
I'd keep the button after changing the switch,...

I'd keep the button after changing the switch, only because the lock design it has risks snapping the key.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 139,150
Posted By VQ
I finally got through the thread. Nice build, I'm...

I finally got through the thread. Nice build, I'm definitely thinking I'll put a cable throttle on my 122 with twin 45s, even with stiff engine mounts the throttle input can be jumpy.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 278,907
Posted By VQ
Looking good. Why haven't you ported the exhaust...

Looking good. Why haven't you ported the exhaust manifold at the same time that you machined it flat? The hole is smaller than even your wastegate port, and the first thing smart people do is port...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,276
Posted By VQ
You can take the pics from ozvolvo.org if you...

You can take the pics from ozvolvo.org if you need too...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,458
Posted By VQ
Wow, those three spokes with basically no tyre...

Wow, those three spokes with basically no tyre were hideous. Glad they are gone. If they at least had a decent sidewall they would have been bearable to look at.


However. Awesome work on...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 476,958
Posted By VQ
Nice build! Done thought out and without being...

Nice build! Done thought out and without being pretentious!

I'm also a big fan of these wheels, seems they fit better under a 122!

https://i.imgur.com/l946aQYh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 245,827
Posted By VQ
Sure. how is that earned? By having the...

Sure. how is that earned?

By having the skill and background to be able to understand the information in the first place. So yes, they work for it, I'm sure you do spend all your spare time...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 329,041
Posted By VQ
Awesome project. Interesting to go to irs...

Awesome project. Interesting to go to irs instead of a stronger live axle, given the various design issues with the irs unit. Did you consider a Toyota r220 diff as well?

Why would you want...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 245,827
Posted By VQ
I love the work. But talking like making...

I love the work. But talking like making calliper mounts, making 2 peice rims, the throw out bearing arrangement on the w58. Etc etc on top of every other job. Well, it's not how most people...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 50,972
Posted By VQ
The latest v6 you can use is from a 1994 Laguna, ...

The latest v6 you can use is from a 1994 Laguna, anything after is 60* v6 and not compatible m
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 50,972
Posted By VQ
Decided to keep the 760 as the white car. But...

Decided to keep the 760 as the white car. But not been a priority to sort out the timing issue I have that limits the revs (ecu thinks it's knocking around 4000rpm), has 20* of timing instead of 10...
Forum: showroom 03-22-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,346
Posted By VQ
Very nice. Would be interested in the map you...

Very nice. Would be interested in the map you used to make it work, what crank angle sensor set up did you use?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 282,279
Posted By VQ
Rick uses a td04 with a 90+ on his b23et, and...

Rick uses a td04 with a 90+ on his b23et, and others have done it before him. It's not exactly ground breaking stuff.... Especially without a steering column in the way like Rick has.


And the...
Forum: showroom 02-28-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 49,172
Posted By VQ
With that oil pump swap posted, the real...

With that oil pump swap posted, the real difference is in changing the bearings, the oil pumps don't seem to gain too much wear in them from my experience. But when all the components the oil pump...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 37,729
Posted By VQ
The thing is, you're talking 15 years ago when...

The thing is, you're talking 15 years ago when "advanced" computers were less common. Squish theory has been around longer, but didn't become relevant until people started using megasquirt etc. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,711
Posted By VQ
Very nice. Which confuses me as to why using efi...

Very nice. Which confuses me as to why using efi and the bigger supercharger with an adapter made by one of your friends for a few hundred pounds seems like it's not worth it?

A kjet manifold...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 278,907
Posted By VQ
I hope you do go to a bigger turbo than a 16t...

I hope you do go to a bigger turbo than a 16t (not t16)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 37,729
Posted By VQ
No, have you looked into the theory for tight...

No, have you looked into the theory for tight squish? It affects all motors and is about reducing the chance of error, having a clearance of under .40' forces more of the flame front into the head...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,711
Posted By VQ
Wait, you are using a supercharger that made...

Wait, you are using a supercharger that made 10psi on a 1.6 and 160hp? Instead of the bigger supercharger? That seems really backwards, not just from a install pov, but from power given an engine...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 37,729
Posted By VQ
Very nice. Good choice on the pistons. Make sure...

Very nice. Good choice on the pistons. Make sure the block is machined and matched with the head to have tight squish with the head gasket installed. Reducing the chance of detonation is worth it.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,327
Posted By VQ
Rod out the side? I assume you did an oil change...

Rod out the side? I assume you did an oil change etc before you started driving it?
Forum: showroom 02-23-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,234
Posted By VQ
Awesome. Why the change to the different cam?

Awesome. Why the change to the different cam?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 71,423
Posted By VQ
Someone in Australia with a b23et 122, has a ford...

Someone in Australia with a b23et 122, has a ford falcon xr6 turbo intercooler that fits perfectly.... Could be worth it.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,908
Posted By VQ
https://i.imgur.com/pvGJfMoh.jpg...

https://i.imgur.com/pvGJfMoh.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/pvGJfMo.jpg)
https://i.imgur.com/kdaUEULh.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/kdaUEUL.jpg)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,908
Posted By VQ
Took for a quick drive today... Was going to...

Took for a quick drive today... Was going to update better on here but not much interest, plus it reset and lost my post once.

https://i.imgur.com/fDedaKJh.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/fDedaKJ.jpg)...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 283,029
Posted By VQ
I know where this goes and I still love it.

I know where this goes and I still love it.
Forum: showroom 12-15-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,005
Posted By VQ
Very nice. Follow cannuck122 and his engine...

Very nice. Follow cannuck122 and his engine building and head work ideas. If you're decking the block, do the overbore first then aim for 32' squish for piston to head clearance with the b18d iirc...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 177,887
Posted By VQ
Not hard jobs to do. Just time consuming if your...

Not hard jobs to do. Just time consuming if your fighting off mozzies. Not really worth starting again considering the issues are common on all of these cars. And your body looks straight etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 487,566
Posted By VQ
Is a haltech out of the price range too? I know...

Is a haltech out of the price range too? I know they are expanding thier range both up and down in features and cost. Though considering the work done to this, I'm suprised you've limited your...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,908
Posted By VQ
Almost finished the sound deadening, only the...

Almost finished the sound deadening, only the Front doors to do! The one cut section on the bootlid makes the lid sound solid to close. With enough deadening over the arches in the boot and inside,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,908
Posted By VQ
So I had issues with my front panels. The red one...

So I had issues with my front panels. The red one needed mods to fit the earlier grill, thats ok. But, I started digging and found its been badly repaired on the top. Went to the doner cars panel,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,908
Posted By VQ
http://i.imgur.com/yUfxI9l.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/yUfxI9l.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/gZ03uQJ.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/N5zimkK.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/QX6FPZq.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/emGpn6B.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/WQEvuQG.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,908
Posted By VQ
Ended up finally starting on the car. rubbed it...

Ended up finally starting on the car. rubbed it back with 80 grit, took it down to bare metal in some areas, but not all. Was great fun on the day my painter primed it, that there is meant to be a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 120,214
Posted By VQ
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 49,594
Posted By VQ
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 78,971
Posted By VQ
There is a thread on here, however the photos...

There is a thread on here, however the photos are down, but I have kept my thread updated on ozvolvo.
https://ozvolvo.org/discussion/22/vee-ques-122s
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 78,971
Posted By VQ
Nice project! On my 122 I'll be running a...

Nice project! On my 122 I'll be running a Mitsubishi trigger wheel on my engine build with mechanical advance, as the petronix doesn't like above 6000rpm.
Forum: showroom 06-13-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,442
Posted By VQ
Can't call it stanced. Would not disagree that...

Can't call it stanced. Would not disagree that it's lowered though...
Forum: showroom 04-26-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,432
Posted By VQ
The ones with no od on fifth?

The ones with no od on fifth?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,475
Posted By VQ
I've been running 5x11 275# springs in my 760 for...

I've been running 5x11 275# springs in my 760 for years, they are 2" lower than stock. Ride is firm but not horrific, with Bilsteins hds fitted too.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 237,163
Posted By VQ
95rwkws isn't a bad effort given the engine had...

95rwkws isn't a bad effort given the engine had 130hp stock! Especially given a stock turbo with auto is that sort of power... Look forward to seeing it in Melbourne some time!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,339
Posted By VQ
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: showroom 04-21-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,432
Posted By VQ
Is that a t5 with Brass shifter bush and short...

Is that a t5 with Brass shifter bush and short shifter?

Good work, but they are a hard to find box anywhere if they were last made in the early 90s!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 102,845
Posted By VQ
Liking the burgundy!

Liking the burgundy!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 395,604
Posted By VQ
I need to do the jobs you are in order to be able...

I need to do the jobs you are in order to be able to afford half of that, while trying to have a social life...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,234
Posted By VQ
What is the cam similar too? And is the cost...

What is the cam similar too? And is the cost reasonable?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 71,423
Posted By VQ
Sorry to hear you lost your job! could you do...

Sorry to hear you lost your job! could you do an up pipe with the stock na manifold? They do flow well..
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