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Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 388,252
Posted By vwbusman66
Well done. I don't know what exactly it is, but...

Well done.
I don't know what exactly it is, but the three center gauges and the wood rim wheel give me 60's british car vibes.
Can't wait to see this car.
Forum: events 07-20-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
I may also be on the reliable Japanese car train...

I may also be on the reliable Japanese car train this year with the recently acquired SC400.
Or maybe I'll scramble to try and get an amazon wagon built-up to go.

I've still got 2 months to make...
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
We doin this again?

We doin this again?
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
2019 had some light showers (and power loss) on...

2019 had some light showers (and power loss) on Saturday afternoon but it was pretty solid otherwise.
Made for a fun ride in JohnMc's 245+LS up the mountain.
Forum: events 06-25-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
Will it need another Pisgah crank pulley service?

Will it need another Pisgah crank pulley service?
Forum: events 06-19-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,002
Posted By vwbusman66
I will be spectating at Roadkill nights (at the...

I will be spectating at Roadkill nights (at the least).
Which drag week do you want to do?
Forum: events 06-17-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
After talking with Jared, I am planning on doing...

After talking with Jared, I am planning on doing a t-shirt order again this year.
Last year, they cost about $20 each and were Hanes or Gildan cotton shirts. I may try and get something with a tiny...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,997
Posted By vwbusman66
Anybody running the Porterfield R4S rear shoes on...

Anybody running the Porterfield R4S rear shoes on their Amazon? Wondering if they're worth it (I'm guessing they are if the compound is seriously that good).
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 414,792
Posted By vwbusman66
I am wholeheartedly expecting a lineup of 3, if...

I am wholeheartedly expecting a lineup of 3, if not 4 (Jared's, yours, JohnMC's, and Kenny's) LS powered cars doing some kind of in-unison burnout during the weekend.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,906
Posted By vwbusman66
We need this kind of energy right about now. ...

We need this kind of energy right about now.

Good to see you have the engine back.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 414,792
Posted By vwbusman66
"How to best make sure your trimmed lips don't...

"How to best make sure your trimmed lips don't come out straight"
Forum: events 05-02-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
Yeah, drinking is going to commence again here in...

Yeah, drinking is going to commence again here in about 3 hours. Too nice to waste the day doing actual work.
Forum: events 05-02-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
I got about 1/2 that bottle of Cuervo and 6 or 7...

I got about 1/2 that bottle of Cuervo and 6 or 7 beers in me and then called it quits.

Astonishingly, I'm not hungover. Something tells me the quart of gatorade before bed helped that.
Forum: events 05-02-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
Turbo3er

Turbo3er
Forum: events 05-01-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
Oh boy

Oh boy
Forum: events 05-01-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
Oh

Oh
Forum: events 05-01-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
10/10 recommend absolutely drunk.

10/10 recommend absolutely drunk.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,906
Posted By vwbusman66
Mike, my condolences. All the more reason to...

Mike, my condolences.
All the more reason to finish the car out and use it.
Forum: events 04-21-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
That was the rehersal.

That was the rehersal.
Forum: events 04-14-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
Eh, I always used just regular pancake syrup...

Eh, I always used just regular pancake syrup (aunt jemima, walmart brand, etc).
Forum: events 04-13-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
with syrup, por favor

with syrup, por favor
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,826
Posted By vwbusman66
This earned an audible exhale of disappointment.

This earned an audible exhale of disappointment.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 414,792
Posted By vwbusman66
ttt

ttt
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,217
Posted By vwbusman66
I stand by my theory of just buying two WC's from...

I stand by my theory of just buying two WC's from the JY.
OR
Get yourself a jericho 4 speed. Because gear whine is badass.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 414,792
Posted By vwbusman66
bump

bump
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
https://i.imgur.com/hLcEkSh.jpg That's my...

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

That's my attitude for myself, at least.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 40,506
Posted By vwbusman66
Excited for the Amazon! I'd recommend something...

Excited for the Amazon!
I'd recommend something a little more robust than an M40, T5 swaps are doable with the engine upright.
Forum: events 03-22-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
HELL YEAH BROTHERRRRr

HELL YEAH BROTHERRRRr
Forum: events 03-08-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
Good to see everyone. See ya'll in april.

Good to see everyone.
See ya'll in april.
Forum: events 03-04-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,964
Posted By vwbusman66
20 minutes before estimated arrival. Joey...

20 minutes before estimated arrival.

Joey (vwbusman69) may be in attendance. We'll have to see if we get his ****box thrown together this summer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,245
Posted By vwbusman66
Are you using a steel 1 piece exhaust/intake...

Are you using a steel 1 piece exhaust/intake manifold or the aluminum 2 piece manifold?

Both my '71 and '72 140's were notorious hard starters when hot, running HIF6's.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,473
Posted By vwbusman66
RoadRacer4Life ran a J pipe/na mani early on in...

RoadRacer4Life ran a J pipe/na mani early on in the DeathWagon thread when it was still a reblock.
IIRC he had pretty good results.

Josh at Yoshifab apparently made really good power on a ported...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 33,260
Posted By vwbusman66
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 83,967
Posted By vwbusman66
Lol is right. I'd just say "I eagerly await a...

Lol is right.
I'd just say "I eagerly await a more realistic offer."
Their #1 priority is closing the claim. Wasting their time will force a better offer.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,034
Posted By vwbusman66
Based on the wideband in the video, it's going...

Based on the wideband in the video, it's going pig rich (like 10.1:1) as soon as it starts backfiring.
I'm wondering if your spark isn't very strong and is blowing out as soon as you start to see...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 83,967
Posted By vwbusman66
lol Just say what I said to the adjuster...

lol

Just say what I said to the adjuster when my car got totaled:

"It's your legal liability and responsibility to make me whole, which means assessing a value to the vehicle which will enable...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,266
Posted By vwbusman66
Yes. Dumb question. Does the TKO have the...

Yes.

Dumb question.
Does the TKO have the same pattern as the T5?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,459
Posted By vwbusman66
IMO it makes sense scientifically that all else...

IMO it makes sense scientifically that all else equal, E85 will make the same pressure/flow earlier due to the higher energy of the exhaust gasses heading towards the turbine (if I've read everything...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 33,260
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm really excited to see how this goes. I've...

I'm really excited to see how this goes.
I've been seriously considering building a mild OM606 V90/965 for a few months.
I'm sure this will be excellent.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 38,820
Posted By vwbusman66
I'd wait to replace the subframe until MM.

I'd wait to replace the subframe until MM.
Forum: events 02-06-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
What time tonight?

What time tonight?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,873
Posted By vwbusman66
Bump

Bump
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,826
Posted By vwbusman66
The more I debate about how to ruin my rotbox,...

The more I debate about how to ruin my rotbox, the more I see this as the most logical solution.
Forum: events 01-27-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
Bump

Bump
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,597
Posted By vwbusman66
I believe as airflow/pressure/temperature...

I believe as airflow/pressure/temperature increases, it's an exponential loss.
Though someone who did better than a C in fluid dynamics should probably chime in on that statement.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,597
Posted By vwbusman66
So, correct me if I'm wrong: what I'm seeing here...

So, correct me if I'm wrong: what I'm seeing here is that in reality, the stock IC is better at this power level than the ebay core?

https://media4.giphy.com/media/SDVnxg0oiVMRi/200.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 137,080
Posted By vwbusman66
I'd take two myself.

I'd take two myself.
Forum: events 12-06-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,428
Posted By vwbusman66
****. Missed this. Sorry guys.

****.
Missed this.
Sorry guys.
Forum: events 11-30-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,002
Posted By vwbusman66
I know Sam (RoadRacer4Life) had talked about...

I know Sam (RoadRacer4Life) had talked about taking 2JSWEDE in 2021. You may want to hit him up.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,437
Posted By vwbusman66
Maybe I have them switched RE the flow advantage....

Maybe I have them switched RE the flow advantage. IMO I'd go with the HS's, especially since you're sticking with the B18.

The chokes (if you're referring to a mechanical/manual enrichment device)...
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