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Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Today I put some more fuel and oil lines together...

Today I put some more fuel and oil lines together and finished up my temporary plug wire bulkhead grommet. The factory heater core opening seemed like the obvious route for the wires. I really need...
Forum: events 09-16-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,834
Posted By KwikBrik245
Thatís my plan too, as long as I am on schedule....

Thatís my plan too, as long as I am on schedule. Iím talking Wednesday off work to make sure I am ready to go early Thursday AM
Forum: events 09-14-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,834
Posted By KwikBrik245
Coming up fast. Can't wait. I still need to grab...

Coming up fast. Can't wait. I still need to grab a tent
Forum: events 09-10-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,834
Posted By KwikBrik245
mmmm dark meat :drool:

mmmm dark meat :drool:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Thanks. I will be making a trip to Summit this...

Thanks. I will be making a trip to Summit this weekend to buy the last of the big stuff. I am pretty much down to putting everything together at this point. I will have some more good pics this...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Last night I mounted my FPR permanently as well...

Last night I mounted my FPR permanently as well as started mocking up the cooling system. I also measured how much massaging I will need to get the hood closing once again.
Aside from shaping the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,956
Posted By KwikBrik245
They make you feel like your car is hugging you...

They make you feel like your car is hugging you hello every time you get in.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,956
Posted By KwikBrik245
Nice! Word on the streets is you have some sweet...

Nice! Word on the streets is you have some sweet seats for it :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Fan Shroud and Fittings

Got the AN bungs from RaceTronix as well as the fan shroud from Griffin. Shroud is a huge improvement over the previous. AN fittings for the fuel line will get the tig tomorrow.

The father I move...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,956
Posted By KwikBrik245
I just ordered a shroud from Griffin for my...

I just ordered a shroud from Griffin for my radiator.
$195 is more money than Iíd like to spend, but I know how effective shrouds are.
My Griffin Rad is #1-25241-X. If you have the same radiator,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 65,538
Posted By KwikBrik245
Beautiful car!

Beautiful car!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
I ordered some stainless bungs from RaceTronix...

I ordered some stainless bungs from RaceTronix which should be here today. Do you know off hand what material the pipe is? I may have to braze if they are dissimilar metals, no?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Oh ya! I am cracking the whip on myself and my...

Oh ya! I am cracking the whip on myself and my tendency to procrastinate in order to bring the 740. Just ordered my fan shroud from Griffin today. They told me 2wks from order to delivery, so I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Flaring it may not be a bad idea, thank you. ...

Flaring it may not be a bad idea, thank you.

I just ordered the AN adapter fittings for the OEM fuel filter since I have been hearing that they can flow quite a bit of fuel. Not to mention I don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Braze? Weld?

Took the day off to get vaccinated (Work on my car all day before and after vaccination).
I am working out the rest of my fuel system and whether I will be using all new braided lines from the...
Forum: events 08-07-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 168,428
Posted By KwikBrik245
Come see Kenny in the pool!!

Come see Kenny in the pool!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,420
Posted By KwikBrik245
Do have a torch available to heat the bearing to...

Do have a torch available to heat the bearing to aid in removal?
Forum: events 07-19-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,834
Posted By KwikBrik245
I am getting pretty pumped to meet everyone. I...

I am getting pretty pumped to meet everyone. I have a bunch left to do on the 740 still, but it is all coming together nicely. Still need to pick up a electric power steering pump from s40 and work...
Forum: events 07-15-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,834
Posted By KwikBrik245
Funds on their way!

Funds on their way!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,395
Posted By KwikBrik245
A $30 cam plug retainer is a wise investment. You...

A $30 cam plug retainer is a wise investment. You could've won that race
Forum: events 07-02-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 168,428
Posted By KwikBrik245
Awww shucks. lol I'm cool with picking up...

Awww shucks. lol

I'm cool with picking up next month. Hopefully I can start the 740 up for you guys by then.
Forum: events 07-01-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 168,428
Posted By KwikBrik245
Unfortunately I will be camping and therefore...

Unfortunately I will be camping and therefore unavailable. I hope you all have a great 4th!
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,116
Posted By KwikBrik245
Yesir! It should be a blast

Yesir! It should be a blast
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Thanks! I did see your bulkhead setup. It looks...

Thanks! I did see your bulkhead setup. It looks great. If I have any issues with the one I bought, I will switch to the one you picked up. My hard deadline is Mountain Meet the end of September. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
I will be upgrading the wiring with a bulkhead...

I will be upgrading the wiring with a bulkhead setup. I only plan on running around 600whp on pump gas so no need for a dual pump setup yet. The car was low 500whp with factory in-tank pump feeding...
Forum: events 06-29-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,834
Posted By KwikBrik245
Can't wait! Food Funds coming soon

Can't wait! Food Funds coming soon
Forum: events 06-29-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,116
Posted By KwikBrik245
I think I will be passing on Drag Week this year,...

I think I will be passing on Drag Week this year, Mountain Meet is the goal. The car is coming along nicely so Roadkill Nights is a possibility as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
The Engine is in!

Put in some work this past weekend. Installed the new rotors and pads. Installed the engine as well. Now its time to clean up more wiring. I just ordered the alternator relocation kit from Dirty...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 310,892
Posted By KwikBrik245
From what I can tell, that metal clip grips the...

From what I can tell, that metal clip grips the yellow body on the inside of the tank. Theoretically keeping preload on the o-ring.

That Radium unit is fancy!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 310,892
Posted By KwikBrik245
Here is the bulkhead that I am planning on...

Here is the bulkhead that I am planning on running.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,752
Posted By KwikBrik245
I think this post is better suited for the...

I think this post is better suited for the Maintenance/Non-Performance section.
You would definitely get more responses there. :cheers:
Forum: events 06-06-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 168,428
Posted By KwikBrik245
Looks like of all the meetings to miss, this was...

Looks like of all the meetings to miss, this was the one to miss lol.
Or was the issue resolved?
Forum: events 05-29-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By KwikBrik245
Thanks, but it was rained out before it could...

Thanks, but it was rained out before it could start :-(
First time it has been canceled because of weather. They are holding another event in late September to make up for it.
Forum: events 05-26-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By KwikBrik245
Fatman's Invasion: The Dust Off

This Saturday 5/29 at my home track is one of my favorite shows/race days. It started out as a VW/Audi event, and have watched it grow out of 3 smaller venues. It has since become a great show for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
In-tank pump

Today I pretty much finished up the In tank pump setup. I want to add a rubber isolator to the top of the pump, but other than that I am satisfied with the outcome. Also picked up this barely used...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,947
Posted By KwikBrik245
They have probably been asleep since they hail...

They have probably been asleep since they hail from Australia, but they will awaken to madness lol
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,947
Posted By KwikBrik245
There is so much information on this subject, I'm...

There is so much information on this subject, I'm surprised everyone has been so nice in their responses :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Best of luck on the inspection. I will check...

Best of luck on the inspection.
I will check that video out after I make some dinner tonight.

Clutch came yesterday. I plan on having the engine back in by the end of the weekend. Still waiting...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Thanks again for the great info. Part of me wants...

Thanks again for the great info. Part of me wants to find out if the Volvo pump will suit my needs, and the other part just wants to get the Mercedes unit and be done with it.
Will you be attending...
Forum: website & board 05-17-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,566
Posted By KwikBrik245
New cover car!? I kid, I kid :lol:

New cover car!?

I kid, I kid :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Thanks for the info! Is the issue with the pump...

Thanks for the info! Is the issue with the pump overheating a fluid temperature issue, or is it internal to the pump motor?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Electric power steering pump

After doing a bit of research, the electric pump setup from a s40 looks to be the best option for me. The dimensions will work well to tuck behind the driver side headlight, they are pretty...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
I explored that option, but based on the...

I explored that option, but based on the measurements my passenger side wastegate off the header will be in the way.



I am running the F-body accessory spacing with the ICT twin drain timing...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Turbo Oil Drain Solution(s)

Since I will be running a proper oil system for the turbos now I grabbed a ICT billet twin -10 turbo drain timing cover. I slapped on my F-body location alternator and sure enough the driver side...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Thanks, I am pumped to be back on track. Waiting...

Thanks, I am pumped to be back on track. Waiting on a new clutch kit then back in the car with the engine!!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,956
Posted By KwikBrik245
Plenty of straight roads on the way from...

Plenty of straight roads on the way from Cleveland :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,956
Posted By KwikBrik245
Reasonable concerns to have given the...

Reasonable concerns to have given the circumstances. Will you have the car ready for Mountain Meet?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,223
Posted By KwikBrik245
Party Time!

After a few months of having smoke blown up my ass about position in the engine dyno line, I decided to just get my engine back and just run it. I was really hoping to get some numbers before the...
Forum: events 05-05-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 168,428
Posted By KwikBrik245
Here are a couple pics of that DD15 I was talking...

Here are a couple pics of that DD15 I was talking about. The one that kicked #6 rod out and blew both side of the block.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,956
Posted By KwikBrik245
Sounds like you will be ok in the grand scheme of...

Sounds like you will be ok in the grand scheme of things. I'd have freaked out thinking I bent the output as well haha.
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