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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,075
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Hello all, I'm having a door lock problem...

Hello all,

I'm having a door lock problem myself but I figured I just add to this thread instead of starting a new one so I don't rile anyone up. :lol:

Traditionally when I unlocked the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Guess I had a "deet duh dee" moment. ...

Guess I had a "deet duh dee" moment. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
YES!!!! Problem solved! Thank you very very...

YES!!!! Problem solved! Thank you very very much. Was about to drop more money.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Or 12" of this:...

Or 12" of this: https://www.cabletiesandmore.com/spark-plug-boot-insulators
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
That had also crossed my mind! Perhaps this...

That had also crossed my mind! Perhaps this will work ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
<a href="https://ibb.co/C8zsFMF"><img...

<a href="https://ibb.co/C8zsFMF"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/g93FCPC/plug-wire-2.jpg" alt="plug-wire-2" border="0"></a>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
That sounds like a great idea but I'm such an...

That sounds like a great idea but I'm such an amateur when it comes to this stuff. Limited skills and knowledge. :lol: I will go take a look and see if there is an easy way for me to do that. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Thanks for your suggestion but unfortunately that...

Thanks for your suggestion but unfortunately that won't work. The problem is that the wire itself is so short that it won't reach the plug when entered into the clips with the other three. Just too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Is spark plug wire in contact with valve cover a problem?

Hello all,

I just purchased a set of Bougicord brand wires for my 240. No matter how I maneuver the wire for the plug closest to the fire wall I cannot keep it from being in contact with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fred Gwynne
That's good to hear because a Simons exhaust is...

That's good to hear because a Simons exhaust is next on my list and I was planning on using Skandix.

dl242dt, has your Simons exhaust been lasting a long time? Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I was in the process of purchasing the item but...

I was in the process of purchasing the item but when I saw the shipping fee to be 125 euros I said the hell with it. I may try the length of hickory in my shed and see if I can mask it with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Thank you both for your responses. I'll order a...

Thank you both for your responses. I'll order a couple of them and let folks know if they work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Anyone used the bumper reinforcement kit through Skandix?

https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/body/body-parts/bumpers/repair-kit-bumper-reinforcement-rear-fits-left-and-right/1076160/


Please let me know if you have. The studs just ripped out of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,420
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Trailer brakes and auxiliary transmission cooler

Hello all,

Yes I did search for the items listed in the subject but I couldn't quite find what I was looking for. Hopefully you kind folks can help. Am I correct when I say that the power...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,412
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Just read this now. Thank you very much.

Just read this now. Thank you very much.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,429
Posted By Fred Gwynne
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Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,881
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I'm not a suspension expert at all but I have B&G...

I'm not a suspension expert at all but I have B&G springs on my 245 with Koni sport shocks/struts and slightly negative camber front wheels. Feels awesome. Absorbs the little bumps/cracks in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,412
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Awesome, thanks very much!

Awesome, thanks very much!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,412
Posted By Fred Gwynne
New question to an old thread. Is overlap the...

New question to an old thread. Is overlap the same as duration? I ask because the KG002 cam has 300° duration and the KG004 cam has 270°. I think so because KG says "high torque" for the 004 cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,877
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Thanks very much. Mind if I ask what struts up...

Thanks very much. Mind if I ask what struts up front you are running? Safe to assume your 240 is lifted? Thanks very much.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,351
Posted By Fred Gwynne
There is a guy here who has done that. I can't...

There is a guy here who has done that. I can't recall his name but hopefully he will see this thread and make a comment. Good luck with it.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,060
Posted By Fred Gwynne
http://https://www.briggsracing.com/racing-engines...

http://https://www.briggsracing.com/racing-engines/raptor (http://www.briggsracing.com/racing-engines/raptor)

I've always dug those Briggs and Stratton Raptor motors...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,877
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I think I read something about struts for a VW...

I think I read something about struts for a VW Vanagon being used on a lifted 240. Perhaps they are longer than 240 struts. I don't really know. Could that work for this guy?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,351
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I bet Paul in Wendell, MA would do the work for...

I bet Paul in Wendell, MA would do the work for you. I don't have his number off hand but someone else here may and perhaps PM it to you. Good luck.
Forum: website & board 02-16-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,176
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Got mine for 141 fiddy. :cool: And I...

Got mine for 141 fiddy. :cool:


And I look forward to your thread OP.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,141
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Oh I forgot to ask if an electric impact wrench...

Oh I forgot to ask if an electric impact wrench is strong enough to work. I haven't stepped up to a pneumatic one yet. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,141
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Right on. Thanks very much and I'll put in an...

Right on. Thanks very much and I'll put in an order for that Aussie locker very soon.


Thanks everybody!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,141
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I live on a long dirt road in a commune and it is...

I live on a long dirt road in a commune and it is the commune folk that actually plow the road. I appreciate their work. They do us all a favor. Not knocking them at all but it wouldn't break my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,996
Posted By Fred Gwynne
My automatic with .040" off the head and a KG...

My automatic with .040" off the head and a KG Trimning K004 gets about 22 mpg with approximately 80% highway and 20% backroad. Pretty darn close to the number shown in your link.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,643
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Right on! Thanks very much to you all.

Right on! Thanks very much to you all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,643
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Can anyone recommend a fuel injector cleaning company?

Hello all,

I'd like to pull out the fuel injectors and have the professionally cleaned and tested. I have found plenty of companies online that provide that service however I'd also like to know...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,141
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Thanks for your thoughts!

Thanks for your thoughts!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,005
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I'd give this one a quick read if I were you. ...

I'd give this one a quick read if I were you.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=358539
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,141
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I realize you folks are chatting about LSDs but...

I realize you folks are chatting about LSDs but since this thread has been relatively inactivate then I think it is okay for me to bring up the Yukon Grizzly locker.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,834
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I was literally about to email you about them...

I was literally about to email you about them before I just found this thread. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By Fred Gwynne
FWIW those spacers work with the stock studs on...

FWIW those spacers work with the stock studs on my car but the nuts really are flush with the end of the studs.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,870
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I agree 100%. My 245 currently has stock springs...

I agree 100%. My 245 currently has stock springs up front and overload springs in the rear. Handling was awful until I installed the lower chassis braces from Yoshifab. It is still not amazing but...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,141
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Any comments on a quaife differential?

Any comments on a quaife differential?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,613
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,290
Posted By Fred Gwynne
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,613
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Would a stiff rear sway bar be good for drifting?

Would a stiff rear sway bar be good for drifting?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,106
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I used that as well last year. Still sticking to...

I used that as well last year. Still sticking to the trim well but I spray it with the hose very gently while cleaning just in case. The biggest PITA was taping everything off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,472
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I was on an official Volvo parts website a couple...

I was on an official Volvo parts website a couple days ago that said the style rack your car has, cam or ZF, is indicated somewhere on a plate stamped to your car. Door frame or fire wall or fender...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,022
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Much appreciated.

Much appreciated.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,022
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Isn't there a turbobricks member who has offered...

Isn't there a turbobricks member who has offered 8v head modifications at a very good price? You mail him your head, he machines/modifies it as needed and then sends it back to you?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,422
Posted By Fred Gwynne
I had a flowmaster 40 on my E30 325iS. The tone...

I had a flowmaster 40 on my E30 325iS. The tone seem pretty mild. It really just sounded like the factory muffler but a good bit louder. Like a loud hairdryer but that was likely because of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 56,090
Posted By Fred Gwynne
0.036" Cometic. Works well for me.

0.036" Cometic. Works well for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,022
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Does gasket matching mean making sure the intake...

Does gasket matching mean making sure the intake and exhaust gaskets have the same internal diameter of the valves?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,383
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Thanks for posting that link! Can anyone...

Thanks for posting that link!

Can anyone recommend a custom exhaust shop anywhere near Pittsfield MA?

Check these guys out:
http://www.europeantuning.nl/en/c-349591/240--260

They have some...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,383
Posted By Fred Gwynne
Thanks for posting that. Simons exhaust w/...

Thanks for posting that.

Simons exhaust w/ factory header it is!
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