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Forum: events 03-08-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,283
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Was good fun and good chat

Was good fun and good chat
Forum: events 03-01-2021, 03:15 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,283
Posted By Lord Tentacle
There one of these this month?

There one of these this month?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,870
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I recall rob doing the partial filling the block...

I recall rob doing the partial filling the block himself in the spare bedroom of the little house he had?
Forum: events 01-04-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,283
Posted By Lord Tentacle
And then I forgot about it :grrr:

And then I forgot about it :grrr:
Forum: events 01-01-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,283
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I'm in for tomorrow

I'm in for tomorrow
Forum: events 12-18-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,903
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Might Try for Jan, will PM you about some dates...

Might Try for Jan, will PM you about some dates after XMAS
Forum: events 12-08-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,903
Posted By Lord Tentacle
With no one else having indicated interest it...

With no one else having indicated interest it will probably be axed and split and burned
Forum: events 12-05-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,283
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Edit... its tomorrow... Stupid computer is on...

Edit... its tomorrow... Stupid computer is on sydney time!
Forum: events 11-26-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,903
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Sure!

Sure!
Forum: events 11-25-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,903
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I will PM the address to all who RSVP in this...

I will PM the address to all who RSVP in this thread 2-3days before the event when weather can be confirmed to be not a blizzard etc...
Forum: events 11-21-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,903
Posted By Lord Tentacle
DC/Richmond Area (Dahlgren VA) Bonfire Dec 12th

Anyone Interested from the DC area?
This would be the first "Meet Lord Tentacle" event in 10+ years
Would be in Dahlgren VA with a riverside view of the Potomac
Have plenty of parking and plenty...
Forum: events 11-21-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,283
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I look forward to December

I look forward to December
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,411
Posted By Lord Tentacle
so... in 30 days approx... i will be able to work...

so... in 30 days approx... i will be able to work on the car again and return it to glory
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 20,025
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I ended up just buying a holset.... :)

I ended up just buying a holset.... :)
Forum: article composition 04-21-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,824
Posted By Lord Tentacle
isn't it called sweedspeed?

isn't it called sweedspeed?
Forum: article composition 04-21-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,824
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Our thought was that the fluid was allowed to run...

Our thought was that the fluid was allowed to run so low that it was possible for air to get into the clutch master.... hence the fill the fluid and try to bleed it test before going any further
In...
Forum: article composition 03-22-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,824
Posted By Lord Tentacle
P2 volvo AWD volvo clutch swap

Pics to be added later

Note that this was written for a RHD vehicle so if LHD swap Pass/drivers side notations as you need

Mate calls me and ask would I be interested in sitting in a chair...
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 137,359
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Sent $100 as its been a while since I last donated

Sent $100 as its been a while since I last donated
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 504,360
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Its beginning may :)

Its beginning may :)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 310,912
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Outside diameter of the cam pulley is just over...

Outside diameter of the cam pulley is just over 4.46" so I'll use the smaller value of 4.46 which makes this worse...

4.46 times Pi is 14.01 which is the outside circumference of the pulley
So...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,411
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Mom stopped using it... now has barn find status...

Mom stopped using it... now has barn find status from the amount of dust on it....
I'm hoping to take 3 weeks off work in Aug/Sept 2018 and just attack it and get everything right again...
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,438
Posted By Lord Tentacle
And Crushed!

And Crushed!
Forum: website & board 08-29-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 57,556
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Can I have a Purple user name instead of an...

Can I have a Purple user name instead of an orange one?
Forum: website & board 07-06-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,698
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Much better now!

Much better now!
Forum: website & board 07-02-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,698
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Poor performance from SYD

Website is really slow from SYD

pings are not stupid and trace route looks reasonable
so just wondering if non USA IP's are being de-prioritized by the hosting provider for some reason?
...
Forum: events 03-16-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,268
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Wife and I arrive into Bend OR on the 26th ...

Wife and I arrive into Bend OR on the 26th
Betting you might be gone by then though
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 730,782
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Any idea how many feet of weld you will have into...

Any idea how many feet of weld you will have into it when all done?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 27,377
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Whats the part number for that heater valve? (how...

Whats the part number for that heater valve? (how do i get one?)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-29-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 126,206
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Hrm... maybe I need to revisit WI soon just to...

Hrm... maybe I need to revisit WI soon just to see this one...
Needs more M112 ontop for fun...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,411
Posted By Lord Tentacle
12 months later.... Mom is still using it to...

12 months later....
Mom is still using it to take the trash to the end of the road
Still only has 1st and 4th gears
One day.... one day...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 843,046
Posted By Lord Tentacle
needs more stick

needs more stick
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 35,565
Posted By Lord Tentacle
my secret for winter is a cheap chinabay armored...

my secret for winter is a cheap chinabay armored mortorcycle jacket
the padding keeps everything comfortable even on big gravel

also
pics of spool?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 35,565
Posted By Lord Tentacle
billet?

billet?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 843,046
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I sell you automotive 531 head cheap?

I sell you automotive 531 head cheap?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 35,565
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Get a diff out of the rear of an XJ jeep, rebuild...

Get a diff out of the rear of an XJ jeep, rebuild it for $50 with higher rate pre-load
Very stupidly strong Dana 30 Clutch type and it sells for near nothing
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,906
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Replace doubble din stereo with 7" Tablet Run...

Replace doubble din stereo with 7" Tablet
Run cheap 50x4 amp off of tablet for speakers

Sound will be good and everything just works nicely
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 35,565
Posted By Lord Tentacle
lols at working out of a storage unit... ...

lols at working out of a storage unit...

Sorry if I missed it... but what Diff?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,850
Posted By Lord Tentacle
you still owe me a ride in it

you still owe me a ride in it
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 35,565
Posted By Lord Tentacle
why a microsquirt over a MS3?

why a microsquirt over a MS3?
Forum: showroom 11-30-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 37,004
Posted By Lord Tentacle
I'm guessing he is doing a reverse mounting with...

I'm guessing he is doing a reverse mounting with the centeral mount point being on the car frame and the outer points being on the axle tube
I've never seen it done ever... but playing with some...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,411
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Trans controller died... only have 1st gear now ...

Trans controller died... only have 1st gear now
does great burnouts and not much else

Sigh...
Should be able to import it in another 18 months
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,844
Posted By Lord Tentacle
A year later... and I have done exactly...

A year later... and I have done exactly nothing... jesus I'm worthless
Forum: showroom 07-08-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,308
Posted By Lord Tentacle
RSI Stage 2 cam Head = $100 at the local PNP...

RSI Stage 2 cam

Head = $100 at the local PNP
Valves = $40 from Knox's close out sale
Machine work = $250 inc clean/test/bead-blast/surface and port out the seats for bigger valves
Cam = $120...
Forum: showroom 07-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,308
Posted By Lord Tentacle
531 Porn

Just got this back from the machine shop....
1991 casting 531 automotive head, one of about 10 that I have

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/960/DSC_0991_zps490cka9w.jpg...
Forum: showroom 04-25-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,126
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Its not attempting to divest myself down to...

Its not

attempting to divest myself down to just 4 volvo's
1993 245
1993 244
1998 V40
1998 S90
Forum: showroom 04-25-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,126
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Currently have 1981 244 1985 244 1988 244 ...

Currently have
1981 244
1985 244
1988 244
1990 244
1992 245
1993 244
1993 245
1995 850 10v NA
1998 V40 T4
Forum: showroom 04-24-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,126
Posted By Lord Tentacle
16

16
Forum: showroom 04-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,126
Posted By Lord Tentacle
The back yard

Collection is growing....
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/000035_zpsfe2759d2.jpg
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/000037_zps5e5747c4.jpg...
Forum: showroom 04-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,140
Posted By Lord Tentacle
Goteburg with a F5 and Fuji400h

Then forgotton about in my fridge for ~2 years before developing....

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/Goteburg/000003_zps819a9344.jpg...
Forum: showroom 03-31-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,871
Posted By Lord Tentacle
From the parts bin much....

as spotted on the not very cheap car

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j220/tiebird256/wtf2/DSC_0089_zpsf56350c5.jpg
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