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Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,380
Posted By slow240
Bad news.... It's prop aviator... Edit; I...

Bad news.... It's prop aviator...

Edit; I should add that it took me a year or two of knowing Jared before I figured that out.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,703
Posted By slow240
You could call it a Voloster.... I find the...

You could call it a Voloster....

I find the 242 much more comfortable than the 244/245 simply because the seat belt is further back, and my head isn't right next to the B pillar (6'3")

I also...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,703
Posted By slow240
You need 242 doors

You need 242 doors
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 318,022
Posted By slow240
What a saga!! Glad you found it though,...

What a saga!!

Glad you found it though, it'll be that piece that has a story when people ask you about the car lol
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 336,912
Posted By slow240
Times is tough man. Huge props for taking care of...

Times is tough man. Huge props for taking care of your employees though, not a lot of people can/will.
You'll come out the other side of this though, and maybe someday this wagon will get done, but...
Forum: events 04-01-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,742
Posted By slow240
I just downloaded zoom, I guess I should open it...

I just downloaded zoom, I guess I should open it and see how it works. I'm not the most technologically swift...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 374,502
Posted By slow240
Such a fantastic car. I'm glad you stuck with it,...

Such a fantastic car. I'm glad you stuck with it, a lot of people would have given up during all that frustration.
Forum: events 03-31-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,742
Posted By slow240
On the plus side, the event that was the same day...

On the plus side, the event that was the same day as this preventing me from coming also cancelled. We'll all get together when this blows over and everyone is healthy
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,107
Posted By slow240
At least you're still driving it! I've got so...

At least you're still driving it!
I've got so many cars I haven't even touched my 242 in months. And last time I started it the alternator wasn't charging.....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,512
Posted By slow240
Lol that didn't take long

Lol that didn't take long
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 64,192
Posted By slow240
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 85,632
Posted By slow240
Love the headrest. I might have to steal that...

Love the headrest. I might have to steal that idea whenever I'm cool enough for aftermarket seats lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,512
Posted By slow240
God I love a hackster build. Excited to see...

God I love a hackster build.
Excited to see this one, makes me miss my lifted 244. I used the same tires and I LOVED them. Super affordable too
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 85,632
Posted By slow240
To that end, I wonder how hard it would be to...

To that end, I wonder how hard it would be to weld the bungs in a good spot on the bottom of the runners so you can maintain that "tucked" look....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,811
Posted By slow240
Almost looks like you had tire contact on that...

Almost looks like you had tire contact on that front left fender during the stop there.

As always, car looks phenomenal, performs beautifully, and you still have plans for improvement. Keep it up...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,455
Posted By slow240
man, I feel like a few things have changed since...

man, I feel like a few things have changed since you updated this last......
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 85,632
Posted By slow240
I'm excited to see your results. You are one of...

I'm excited to see your results. You are one of few people I've seen on the forums that might actually pull this off.

I've always liked that manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,426
Posted By slow240
Modifications don't reduce value. The quality...

Modifications don't reduce value.
The quality of the modifications determine the value.

My cars are all scrap weight lol, but the very well built 240s fetch just as much as the preserved ones....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,426
Posted By slow240
you an remove the center of the grill and put it...

you an remove the center of the grill and put it into another surround if the only damage is the chrome.
it should just be held in with push pins, so if you can find a cheap DL grill, just swap the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 85,632
Posted By slow240
You gonna put some clear powder coat on there?...

You gonna put some clear powder coat on there? I'd hate a polished intake just from a maintenance standpoint lol
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,380
Posted By slow240
That's an impressive amount of damage, and a damn...

That's an impressive amount of damage, and a damn shame about the car....

But I'm ready to see the 79 back on the road. You gonna run those wheels or sell them to buy something different!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 85,632
Posted By slow240
Sticking with Kjet? Or maybe stealth install...

Sticking with Kjet?
Or maybe stealth install some injector bungs on the bottom of that intake and tuck everything real nice?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,380
Posted By slow240
Call me dude. I'll be there with bells on. ...

Call me dude. I'll be there with bells on.

Or at least a greasy onesie lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 231,514
Posted By slow240
Glad the kit made it to you! I knew I'd never get...

Glad the kit made it to you! I knew I'd never get around to rebuilding a rack anytime soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 310,117
Posted By slow240
Damn that's cool. Good job dude.

Damn that's cool.
Good job dude.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 108,986
Posted By slow240
Do the rx7 calipers have ports that bridge the...

Do the rx7 calipers have ports that bridge the two halves of the caliper? Maybe they were reassembled wrong and those ports don't line up?

Quickest way to test if it's the caliper would be to swap...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 318,022
Posted By slow240
Woooowwww that is shameful. Hopefully you can get...

Woooowwww that is shameful. Hopefully you can get this all rectified
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 231,514
Posted By slow240
If it's a CAM rack I think I've got a rebuild kit...

If it's a CAM rack I think I've got a rebuild kit on the shelf
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 85,632
Posted By slow240
Wow those came out great!!! I need to get to work...

Wow those came out great!!! I need to get to work on my RS lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 108,986
Posted By slow240
Love the new tag dude!!!

Love the new tag dude!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 318,022
Posted By slow240
Wow, that trim made a huge aesthetic...

Wow, that trim made a huge aesthetic difference...

As always, the car looks phenomenal and makes me feel completely inadequate lol, keep it up
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 374,502
Posted By slow240
What a great car. Super clean. The engine bay...

What a great car. Super clean. The engine bay looks super stealthy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,238
Posted By slow240
Brickspeed.net has some pretty good diagrams too.

Brickspeed.net has some pretty good diagrams too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By slow240
This sounds just like the sunroof in my 780....

This sounds just like the sunroof in my 780. Would be kinda cool if it worked....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,780
Posted By slow240
The lines on the belt are not always accurate in...

The lines on the belt are not always accurate in my experience. I'd go off the marks on the covers, but also there are some great visuals out there in manuals and on the internet.
If you Google...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,592
Posted By slow240
I'm following this because I also have a '58...

I'm following this because I also have a '58 duett and my short list of modifications includes an m41, and disk brakes.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,910
Posted By slow240
Solid purchase. Now you have a reliable DD so you...

Solid purchase. Now you have a reliable DD so you can get started on the '79!!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 47,451
Posted By slow240
I've wanted to do a long travel setup in the...

I've wanted to do a long travel setup in the front for a while now, but I never could figure out where the rear pivot points would go. Front pivot is easy, you could even use the stock Kmember with...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 318,022
Posted By slow240
Your car is the perfect example of how to spend...

Your car is the perfect example of how to spend all your money on an 8v redblock, and no one judges you for it. Beautiful.
This is the golden standard for 8v builds in the states.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 318,022
Posted By slow240
Up dates.

Up

dates.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 62,882
Posted By slow240
If you're not careful you're gonna wind up with a...

If you're not careful you're gonna wind up with a museum quality restoration.....

Do it lol
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,811
Posted By slow240
Well ****, that's a little disconcerting. At this...

Well ****, that's a little disconcerting. At this point I'm curious what you're doing differently than other folks. Lots of people have put a lot of abuse on the IPD/superpro bushings without issue,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,811
Posted By slow240
So the steering jumped a tooth again? That's no...

So the steering jumped a tooth again? That's no bueno
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 310,117
Posted By slow240
That exhaust sounds so damn cool. Dude I can't...

That exhaust sounds so damn cool. Dude I can't get over how badass this car is.

Enjoy your weekend and your inevitable trophy, you earned it
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 62,882
Posted By slow240
I'm gonna use this as a reference for how to...

I'm gonna use this as a reference for how to properly restore a pushrod Volvo when it's time for me to rebuild my duett

Fantastic work man, keep the pictures coming!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,811
Posted By slow240
This thread is full of so much awesome...

This thread is full of so much awesome information. I never would have known about the effects of spring location on spring rates. Considering I want to shamelessly rip off your setup, this is good...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 47,451
Posted By slow240
Buy motive pressure bleeder and never look back....

Buy motive pressure bleeder and never look back. I just bought one after borrowing a buddies, had the 245 bled in 20 minutes, by myself. Totally worth it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 108,986
Posted By slow240
I need a ****in lift ...

I need a ****in lift ...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,811
Posted By slow240
Wooooooowwww. I thought it took off quick, but my...

Wooooooowwww. I thought it took off quick, but my God that thing can STOP! Looked like you were trying to reverse the rotation of the earth :lol:

Always fun to watch you work, but damn it's nice...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 310,117
Posted By slow240
I cannot comprehend the pace at which you work....

I cannot comprehend the pace at which you work. Yet the quality is nothing short of incredible. Everything looks awesome man, can't wait to see it all assembled again.
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