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Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 345
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Posted By patrickstar
Thanks man! I've been driving it a bit lately and...

Thanks man! I've been driving it a bit lately and have really fell back in love with it. Excited to get the rest of the suspension buttoned up!

Hows the ecoboost 242 treating you?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
We sound pretty similar. This project was...

We sound pretty similar. This project was supposed to be quick and easy and it took me far longer than I wanted to.

A stock 4.8 and auto would be a great combo if you just want a nice cruiser....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
The small stuff is what gets you, I've told...

The small stuff is what gets you, I've told everyone that the absolute easiest part was getting the engine and trans in the car. Everything afterwards was difficult/expensive.

You can go a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Walbro 255 in-tank, Corvette regulator/filter,...

Walbro 255 in-tank, Corvette regulator/filter, -6an line to rail. The pump is hung on a stock sending unit thats been modified with two stainless -6an bungs

So far I haven't had any issues with...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
I might check in with him, I figure I can find...

I might check in with him, I figure I can find one locally somewhere too. Not a huge priority right now but I'd like to get the interior complete eventually
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
I'd like to eventually. Not sure if I'll be able...

I'd like to eventually. Not sure if I'll be able to add some of the trim pieces that go in the center/sides since some of the holes have been used to mount things. I also don't have a black glovebox...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/taXgUJsl.jpg Got a...

https://i.imgur.com/taXgUJsl.jpg

Got a little work done today. The aftermarket carpet kit had been bugging me so I swapped it for a factory brown carpet. Fitment is much better. Installed the rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/0AxgyBql.jpg Lol, the...

https://i.imgur.com/0AxgyBql.jpg

Lol, the leaning out from the other day was lack of gas. All fixed now!

Picked up a black cloth back seat to throw in the back. I really hate how the carpet kit...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/fCCVJpXl.jpg Monday...

https://i.imgur.com/fCCVJpXl.jpg

Monday morning I went out to the shop to tinker on the 242. Just wanted to tie up some loose ends and things I had noticed. I decided to run down to the DOL and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Well that is even crazier, sorry about that wait....

Well that is even crazier, sorry about that wait. Mine is partially understandable with the manufacturing/shipping delays from COVID. Some more communication would be nice.

After working on it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,208
Posted By patrickstar
I think Yoshifab cuts a manifold flange, you can...

I think Yoshifab cuts a manifold flange, you can buy it from his website
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Still waiting on the coils, the delay killed a...

Still waiting on the coils, the delay killed a lot of my motivation to work on the car. I've basically only seen it once or twice in the last 3 months. This weekend I went out there and fixed a few...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,017
Posted By patrickstar
Never did. Just shared a link to the unbranded,...

Never did. Just shared a link to the unbranded, cheaper oil pan. I'm running it and its literally the Holley pan without the logo
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,017
Posted By patrickstar
I'm all for supporting vendors for engineered...

I'm all for supporting vendors for engineered parts (suspension, mounts, etc) but if they're just marking up and reselling or dropshipping, I'll go other routes
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,017
Posted By patrickstar
TSP 81074...

TSP 81074 (https://www.amazon.com/81074-Retro-Fit-Aluminum-Rear-Natural/dp/B07RGSKGKG) is the same oil pan as STS/Holley, but cheaper
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,361
Posted By patrickstar
Appreciate that, trying to price out a paintjob...

Appreciate that, trying to price out a paintjob now. That sounds pretty fair, I'm in the same boat where I would rather pay for someone whos an expert at it.

Car looks great so far, excited to see...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 90,187
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/VZrXTVfl.jpg I'm running...

https://i.imgur.com/VZrXTVfl.jpg

I'm running the same size tire on 15x8 ET20 Epsilons and love them! 225/45R15 Federal 595RS-RR. Need to lower the rear a little bit more as well as 5-10mm spacers...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,361
Posted By patrickstar
Great work, I love this idea. I've got a 94...

Great work, I love this idea. I've got a 94 squirter block and a 80 242 shell and have been wanting to do something similar, basically a fully updated 242 turbo.

May I ask what the paintjob cost?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,787
Posted By patrickstar
I chose an AR5 from a Chevy Colorado for my LS...

I chose an AR5 from a Chevy Colorado for my LS 242 after a long time comparing all the options.

I looked into the CD009s, T56s, TR6060, considered autos, but eventually fell on the AR5 for its...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/Ux9rTnol.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/Ux9rTnol.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/VZrXTVfl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jXSOq4Ql.jpg

A few quick 35mm shots from my buddies. At this point, I'm just waiting to get my front...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
No, I didn't end up taking many pictures during...

No, I didn't end up taking many pictures during install. The carpet was a pain in the ass to work with, I wasn't patient enough and the actual carpet seems to be shorter on one side than the other...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Headed home this weekend to see the family (now...

Headed home this weekend to see the family (now that everyone is vaccinated) and did a little work on Derek (Vol242vos) old beige shell. I picked up this 86+ front end from a buddy and found a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
I started as a 4 door guy, I just love having the...

I started as a 4 door guy, I just love having the least useful cars possible. Never get stuck with DD duty in a 2-door with fixed buckets...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
I'm a snob, I think I need to stick with a 242......

I'm a snob, I think I need to stick with a 242... I'm picking up an 86+ front end for my other beige shell this weekend, and grabbed a flathood last weekend. Starting to consider getting it painted...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Once you get a ride in it, I think you'll be...

Once you get a ride in it, I think you'll be convinced.

I'm starting to consider finding another shell. I molested this one too far...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Its gotten a ton of thumbs up and stares already....

Its gotten a ton of thumbs up and stares already. I'm almost wishing I left it on factory wheels now...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/d5qpAiKxL3g" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
You'll get one soon! Once I get this issue...

You'll get one soon! Once I get this issue figured out, I'll shoot you a text



Term X group hasn't provided much help at this point, I've dug through old posts for hours trying to find someone...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Holley Terminator X

Holley Terminator X
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/KuNoGTxl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/KuNoGTxl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/9iAaIgel.jpg

At least it looks good...

I'm exhausted trying to get this thing to idle. I feel like I've tried everything at this point....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/NnfRHkjl.jpg My buddy...

https://i.imgur.com/NnfRHkjl.jpg

My buddy Namgyal and his friend Thomas wanted to take some pics of the Volvo today. Once they develop them I'll post them here. Got a cool polaroid out of it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Solved! I have been having hot start issues for...

Solved! I have been having hot start issues for the last couple weeks. Today I decided to buck up and buy new battery cables from a battery/auto electric shop in Portland. Went from 4ga to 2/0 and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Thank you! I'm having a buddy e-tune it to get it...

Thank you! I'm having a buddy e-tune it to get it "close enough" to drive for a while. I'm thinking this fall I'll dyno tune it but for a stock 4.8, it doesn't need a crazy tune.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Fixed the taillights, installed the starter...

Fixed the taillights, installed the starter heatshield, installed the downpipe gaskets, adjusted the panhard bar, and installed the new wheels. I'm getting the car tuned this week, ordering the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
I'm headed out to the shop in an hour or two to...

I'm headed out to the shop in an hour or two to throw them on. Hoping I don't need spacers but I'm expecting I will
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/e9ZGWqal.jpg Got the...

https://i.imgur.com/e9ZGWqal.jpg

Got the tires mounted today. 15x8 Epsilon Southern Ways with 225/45R15 Federal 595RS-RRs
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,355
Posted By patrickstar
It's also become easier recently to adapt a...

It's also become easier recently to adapt a manual transmission to the 1UZ, using adapter kits for the AR5 transmission. I'd love to see them become more popular swaps in the US
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
Appreciate it! Derek covered the process in...

Appreciate it!

Derek covered the process in his older build thread, its linked below.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=336696&page=8
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,169
Posted By patrickstar
Jags That Run still sells a guide (which includes...

Jags That Run still sells a guide (which includes schematics to build an engine mount crossmember) on their website.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/ssbdHsGl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/ssbdHsGl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/1HgUZPzl.jpg

Tackled cutting my own 5-panel gaskets. Went to Hobby Lobby, picked up a 12x18" 5mm EVA foam sheet, a silver sharpie and a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By patrickstar
Interested in seeing how these fit, I was...

Interested in seeing how these fit, I was thinking of hardwiring my taillights using similar sockets instead of the traditional method with factory sockets.

Keep us updated
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 90,187
Posted By patrickstar
Thats awesome, cool product. The piece you...

Thats awesome, cool product. The piece you printed looks professional, something I'd buy off the shelf.

What are your plans for gauges/filling in your dashboard? I'm at about the same place, have...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
I was hoping to talk to you about this when you...

I was hoping to talk to you about this when you grab the door cards today, this has been my thought process too. I only installed the 2awg because a friend suggested it. He's running the same setup...
Forum: showroom 02-28-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 55,520
Posted By patrickstar
I think they’re 1/64th, can’t remember now. I’ll...

I think they’re 1/64th, can’t remember now. I’ll find the Facebook post when I get home
Forum: showroom 02-28-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 55,520
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/zgQT4pal.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/zgQT4pal.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/KyySvzVl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/xoYrWyCl.jpg

Excited to see these being released. By a company called "Tarmac Works Diecast"
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
The starter might be suspect, it was a cheapo...

The starter might be suspect, it was a cheapo O'Reilly/Autozone/Napa starter.

The positive cable from trunk to starter is undersized anyway, so I am thinking I'll order new cables and a heat...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 205,680
Posted By patrickstar
So I did quite a bit of testing today. ...

So I did quite a bit of testing today.

Battery is getting ~14.7v while running. Doesn't seem to have a parasitic draw anywhere. Battery was good, tested it and replaced it with a new one. Car was...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 55,520
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/55tGgyol.jpg Bringing...

https://i.imgur.com/55tGgyol.jpg

Bringing this back from the dead because I'm sure some people have picked up the new Volvo diecasts that have been coming out.

https://i.imgur.com/YMLJkhBl.jpg...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By patrickstar
On early 240s (say, 75-85) I think fishbowl is...

On early 240s (say, 75-85) I think fishbowl is the only way to go. Later 240s and 7/9s look good with some tint.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,752
Posted By patrickstar
I haven't met any of them at my local yards

I haven't met any of them at my local yards
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