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Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,646
Posted By R32RennSport
Not stupid and yes, search turbo aircooled beetle...

Not stupid and yes, search turbo aircooled beetle by CB Performance.
Forum: showroom 11-18-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,960
Posted By R32RennSport
You might have a tough time there, the biggest...

You might have a tough time there, the biggest that I normally see are 18's but a lot of modern stuff runs bigger sizes, might want to check the 911 cup cars and such.
Forum: showroom 11-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,960
Posted By R32RennSport
Best bang for the buck in my opinion is getting...

Best bang for the buck in my opinion is getting take offs from an SCCA world challenge team or some other similar series. Make friends with well a sponsored team and you will generally have no...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,646
Posted By R32RennSport
Don't forget pleasing to the eyes as well ;-) ...

Don't forget pleasing to the eyes as well ;-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btL9mVxaVIg

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/6IymPW.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn6IymPWj)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 131,282
Posted By R32RennSport
Regardless, no rust issues ever. Technically, you...

Regardless, no rust issues ever. Technically, you don't even need to undercoat.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
It's especially fun baiting people on my morning...

It's especially fun baiting people on my morning commute. Chill in the slow lane until a newer sports car passes by, then flick on the OD and fill their mirror at 80mph and watch them move over in...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Just enjoying it today. ...

Just enjoying it today.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/922/HxKt4d.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmHxKt4dj)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,671
Posted By R32RennSport
An older but interesting read through. ...

An older but interesting read through.

https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/archive/index.php/t-204939.html

http://www.skandix.de/en/documents/installation-guide/123ignition-distributor/3000187/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,646
Posted By R32RennSport
I'll throw in my two cents here as well. ...

I'll throw in my two cents here as well.

Stick with SU's and get them up to snuff if you are running anything close to a stock B18/B20. The SU's are much more user friendly for someone wrapping...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Time for a quick update. I've completed around...

Time for a quick update. I've completed around 800 miles now on the car. A few longer drives and a bunch of commuting to and from work. On a related note I changed over my liability insurance to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By R32RennSport
Now currently listed for sale. Just got hit with...

Now currently listed for sale. Just got hit with a huge medical bill and need to dig myself out of debt.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By R32RennSport
Welcome, and yes please post some pictures for us...

Welcome, and yes please post some pictures for us to enjoy.

I was just in your neck of the woods a few weeks ago to check out a vintage steam locomotive passing through, haven't been out that way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By R32RennSport
So to follow up on this issue and maybe help...

So to follow up on this issue and maybe help others in the same boat. After dropping the sump again and inspecting the filter/ relief valve and pump and not really finding anything of issue I hooked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By R32RennSport
Moss Motors for British supplier or VP Autoparts...

Moss Motors for British supplier or VP Autoparts for Swedish supplier. I've been using both with good success as of late.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By R32RennSport
No doubt. I think I'll let the next owner take...

No doubt. I think I'll let the next owner take care of the rust and rubber. I just want to get it running, stopping and registered.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By R32RennSport
Well things just keep getting worse. I drained...

Well things just keep getting worse. I drained out the 30w and it looked like hell, like it had been in there 30,000 miles but it has around 300 miles on it. So I decided to drop the OD sump and just...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,550
Posted By R32RennSport
Looks good to me! You can even run less pressure...

Looks good to me! You can even run less pressure really, I have mine set to 2psi. Needle valve is most likely 2.00.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By R32RennSport
Cool story. How is your agenda helping here? :???:

Cool story. How is your agenda helping here? :???:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By R32RennSport
I'm experiencing the same thing with my O/D this...

I'm experiencing the same thing with my O/D this week. New rebuilt J type, using recommended 30 weight non detergent. Definitely feels hydraulic, if it was electrical I would imagine it would throw...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,312
Posted By R32RennSport
Impressive fabrication, wish you lived next door...

Impressive fabrication, wish you lived next door to me ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,671
Posted By R32RennSport
Following.

Following.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By R32RennSport
If you want great results and minimal cost look...

If you want great results and minimal cost look into Noico products on Amazon. Installed the butyl foil mat on every lower surface I could access and the closed cell 1/8 inch foam in the doors,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By R32RennSport
...and all the ugly that I found. Really not that...

...and all the ugly that I found. Really not that bad considering it has sat outside uncovered since 1995.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/921/iqugQL.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By R32RennSport
Some more pictures from yesterdays walk around......

Some more pictures from yesterdays walk around...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/awPNz8.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poawPNz8j)...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By R32RennSport
Thank you Toybox for the thought and time you put...

Thank you Toybox for the thought and time you put into your response, I really appreciate it.

At this point I'm torn. I'd love to enjoy the satisfaction and challenge of resurrecting this one,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! You won't regret doing a cable throttle,...

Thanks! You won't regret doing a cable throttle, you just have to be creative in how to set it up.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By R32RennSport
Back from the dead. Now that the coupe is fairly...

Back from the dead. Now that the coupe is fairly squared away I dragged the combi out for a bath and inspection. She's not bad but she needs a thorough going through, mostly...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By R32RennSport
By the way, that Redline Weber manifold sucks and...

By the way, that Redline Weber manifold sucks and requires lots of work to fit any head/exhaust manifold.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By R32RennSport
First Webers are Webers and Solex are Solex, they...

First Webers are Webers and Solex are Solex, they are similar but not the same. Man, sounds like you have a steep learning curve ahead of you. Got to start somewhere. Also, your carbs look hammered,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks, I'd like to think I know how to pick my...

Thanks, I'd like to think I know how to pick my battles.

For roof insulation I used some 170mm high density self adhesive backed insulating foam sheets from Noico. I used there sound deadening...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 131,282
Posted By R32RennSport
I'm drooling over here, excellent!!!

I'm drooling over here, excellent!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 131,282
Posted By R32RennSport
Some really fantastic progress here, keep it...

Some really fantastic progress here, keep it coming!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
You nailed it.

You nailed it.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By R32RennSport
The transmissions and that front nose piece was...

The transmissions and that front nose piece was worth it alone. Some good scores there! It's hard to say no to stuff like that, especially if you have the space. I'm trying not to become one of those...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Had a local shop who has a reputation for...

Had a local shop who has a reputation for trimming older cars. It wasn't cheap but in the industry we all know you get what you pay for. I justify it this way, it's literally the first time I've let...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Sent the car down for a new headliner, roof...

Sent the car down for a new headliner, roof insulation, wind lace, and had the front two seats webbed and lower cushions firmed up. Interior stuff doesn't interest me, I rather leave that to guys who...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! I looked into the Smith's (there is even...

Thanks! I looked into the Smith's (there is even a local British retailer that stocks them) but the Autometer was close enough, very affordable and is very accurate/responsive. I don't need to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Little photo dump from the weekend. Put another...

Little photo dump from the weekend. Put another couple hundred miles on it up and down the coast. Had a great response at the local cars and coffee, lots of stories and questions were shared. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,669
Posted By R32RennSport
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/ZSQKcW.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poZSQKcWj)

This took me the better part of 2 years and my "budget" by the time the car was running was nearly...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,669
Posted By R32RennSport
I think the OP is just trolling us all. On the...

I think the OP is just trolling us all. On the bright side it's keeping everyone busy brainstorming the next bad decision :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks, I think it blends pretty well. I...

Thanks, I think it blends pretty well.

I changed the switch arrangement slightly to accommodate the the overdrive toggle and indicator to give it priority on the panel and also so the OD light...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Overdrive is glorious. That is all, carry on.

Overdrive is glorious. That is all, carry on.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
A little side project while wiring up everything...

A little side project while wiring up everything was this little aluminum accessory switch panel that I made out of some aluminum angle laying around the scrap bin. Think it came out just how I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Appreciate the compliment! It wasn't horrible to...

Appreciate the compliment! It wasn't horrible to begin with luckily, but I'm glad I could take care of many items before they got out of hand. ;-)

This weekend was me mainly getting caught up on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,550
Posted By R32RennSport
Our setups are nearly identical, I've put about...

Our setups are nearly identical, I've put about 100 break in miles on the car now with this setup with good results and readings from the spark plugs.

Engine: 2130cc B20
Camshaft: KG10...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,314
Posted By R32RennSport
I don't know anything about that mentality :rofl:

I don't know anything about that mentality :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,314
Posted By R32RennSport
Man, I wish I had this kind of skill, excellent...

Man, I wish I had this kind of skill, excellent work!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! Looking forward to just driving it but I...

Thanks! Looking forward to just driving it but I do have a few more details to get to :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Here is a throw back to 2011. Probably a month or...

Here is a throw back to 2011. Probably a month or so after I bought the car from Luke (122power).

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/208/20120208105422.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 37,320
Posted By R32RennSport
Thank you for the kind words guys, really...

Thank you for the kind words guys, really appreciate it!
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