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Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By mopar318
Or do this... ...

Or do this...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=323119
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By mopar318
I just did a regular brake line setup. Front line...

I just did a regular brake line setup. Front line tee'd into the front two calipers. Back line into a wilwood proportion valve and then tee'd at the rear axle into the brake calipers. By putting the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By mopar318
I used method 1 and it worked just fine. Removing...

I used method 1 and it worked just fine. Removing the factory block all together worked best though.
Forum: showroom 04-14-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By mopar318
Option 1. Power wash, and don't paint. ...

Option 1. Power wash, and don't paint.

Option 2. Sand, coat with a sealer, then 2k primer, and then a urethane base and clear. (this is what I did)

Just spray bombing it won't last and it will...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,107
Posted By mopar318
After a few had trouble with the aftermarket...

After a few had trouble with the aftermarket tapered plugs, I am now supplying OEM plugs.

I need to update this thread with new photos hosted on Flickr. Still a little depressed that Photobucket...
Forum: showroom 12-15-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,444
Posted By mopar318
And the winner is........

And the winner is........
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By mopar318
By the way, my driveshaft is 2.75", and I have a...

By the way, my driveshaft is 2.75", and I have a 8.8 rear end.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By mopar318
You might have to adjust your transmission side...

You might have to adjust your transmission side to side. I mad my own cross member by modifying the stock one. I slotted the holes so the transmission could be centered.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,240
Posted By mopar318
I'm running a 4 banger box. They are just fine if...

I'm running a 4 banger box. They are just fine if you want to replace the gear set like I did. It was free so it was hard to pass up. Most of the V8 boxes are crap by now so need rebuilt or gears...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By mopar318
For $600 you could get a nice set of used gravel...

For $600 you could get a nice set of used gravel tires...or....about 3 sets of general altimax artic. Those seam to be the favorite around here at least.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,322
Posted By mopar318
If you like it ya better put a ring on it.

If you like it ya better put a ring on it.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
Thank you! I really wish photobucket would not...

Thank you! I really wish photobucket would not have killed my build thread.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
The ugly sounding squeal is the driveshaft...

The ugly sounding squeal is the driveshaft rubbing on the transmission seal. Its a tad too long so I need to have it shortened a tad. :(
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
It's not much, but I got a short drive in before...

It's not much, but I got a short drive in before snow comes.

https://youtu.be/xDY5woxsDSM
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
I am working on the brakes now so I can try to...

I am working on the brakes now so I can try to get this thing on the road this year for some testing/tuning.

I need to weld a few tabs onto the 8.8 for brake hoses. Front lines are ran and split...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By mopar318
Ahh, he said s/V70R. So he just means V70R.

Ahh, he said s/V70R. So he just means V70R.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By mopar318
The R uses a K24 and larger injectors. I don't...

The R uses a K24 and larger injectors. I don't think that is going to work well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By mopar318
How cold?

How cold?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
Working on the exhaust this week. Downpipe is...

Working on the exhaust this week. Downpipe is welded, and the exhaust up to the axle is tacked up. I need to order a few more bends and a muffler but the exhaust will work for now.
...
Forum: article composition 08-18-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,112
Posted By mopar318
I used 1/4" wall aluminum tube. I would use...

I used 1/4" wall aluminum tube. I would use spacers at the bottoms so you don't lose 2" of chock travel.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By mopar318
What is your toe set too? Check the steering rack...

What is your toe set too? Check the steering rack u+bolts for for tightness as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
It is really amazing what they pick up at that...

It is really amazing what they pick up at that age. She knows what bolts are, how to work the jack, and always finds a pair of safety glasses. I have the scribble out the face because our kids are in...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
They are cheapo esm-16 I believe. 5*114.3 in the...

They are cheapo esm-16 I believe. 5*114.3 in the back.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
I have not worked on the 242 much in the past few...

I have not worked on the 242 much in the past few weeks. I was getting the 244 ready this week for a rally cross this weekend. I did get the alternator bracket on and the engine filled with coolant....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By mopar318
Mine seem fine.

Mine seem fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,939
Posted By mopar318
They are the same.

They are the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,944
Posted By mopar318
Hmmm, where they old and heat cycled? The...

Hmmm, where they old and heat cycled? The compound is a little outdated but the R1R are softer and grippier than any other street tire in my experience.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,008
Posted By mopar318
I'm getting really tired of hearing this lately....

I'm getting really tired of hearing this lately. If you don't like Volvo's enough to restore one, then maybe get off the forums and stop telling everyone how little their car is worth. Who the ****...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,944
Posted By mopar318
Toyo R1R is a very sticky, fast wearing tires. It...

Toyo R1R is a very sticky, fast wearing tires. It is also great for rain. It isn't as good as the updated tires like hankook rs4, potenza RE71R, BFG rivals. We daily a BMW on rivals and it is amazing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,008
Posted By mopar318
Not true. You can stop rust from spreading and it...

Not true. You can stop rust from spreading and it is not that hard. Weld in new metal and use a sealer before primer.

We have painted sealer over sand blasted rust on tractor body panels and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By mopar318
My car only has the rear muffler and it's very...

My car only has the rear muffler and it's very quiet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By mopar318
Fcp euro sells all of the cat back parts. Search...

Fcp euro sells all of the cat back parts. Search for a 84 turbo or something like that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,008
Posted By mopar318
I had the rust like yours on the rear of my 242....

I had the rust like yours on the rear of my 242. I had to completely cut out the back bottom of the car and make new sheet metal. I could see my build thread and try to find the pictures in my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By mopar318
You can shorten the downpipe and run a straight...

You can shorten the downpipe and run a straight section of 2.5" all the way to the "turbo" cat back.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 72,342
Posted By mopar318
In my experience, sticky summer tires aren't...

In my experience, sticky summer tires aren't great track tires. They need heat in them to work and that doesn't happen without a lot of turning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Poll: 240: LH3.1
Views: 609
Posted By mopar318
LH3.1 idles smoother and felt quicker than LH2.4...

LH3.1 idles smoother and felt quicker than LH2.4 to me. My vote goes to LH3.1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By mopar318
When has excessive contamination ever caused an...

When has excessive contamination ever caused an engine failure? I grew up around tractors where people used shirts with a rubber band for an air cleaner. Never saw any issues and I'm sure they don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By mopar318
I put 14" steel wheels on my 940 turbo and they...

I put 14" steel wheels on my 940 turbo and they fit fine. I had to remove the caliper and bracket, but after that they fit like a gem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By mopar318
This is the one I used. I got it on an open box...

This is the one I used. I got it on an open box deal.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000CONZ4C/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By mopar318
I put a morosso coolant tank on my car. It is all...

I put a morosso coolant tank on my car. It is all welded aluminum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By mopar318
I put a morosso coolant tank on my car. It is all...

I put a morosso coolant tank on my car. It is all welded aluminum.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
How you do this?

How you do this?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
https://www.flickr.com/photos/157081019@N08/360026...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/157081019@N08/36002602351/#
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
I will see what happens in the next few days. I...

I will see what happens in the next few days. I want to avoid Flickr at all cost.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 57,819
Posted By mopar318
They don't rust that bad if they aren't driven in...

They don't rust that bad if they aren't driven in salt spray. I used a sealer over bare metal on mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
This work for anyone? ...

This work for anyone?

https://content-na.drive.amazonaws.com/cdproxy/templink/8wt7PwaujEnH4yGTWVeVHEtA7xff6z5_hB2gvrlnSD4pX92IB?viewBox=1349%2C759
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
I'm not going to use Imgur. I don't trust it or...

I'm not going to use Imgur. I don't trust it or any other free hosting site now. I don't really feel like wasting hours updating stuff.

Until I figure out what I'm doing with pictures, if you have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By mopar318
I jack mine up by the front jack point and then...

I jack mine up by the front jack point and then use jack stands at the control arm rear link point.

The R doesn't use any plastic cover at the bottom of the engine bay so oil changes are a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,120
Posted By mopar318
I have two hella 7" spot lamps. They look pretty...

I have two hella 7" spot lamps. They look pretty cool I think.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 102,946
Posted By mopar318
Yep it runs. https://youtu.be/KadC2UGqWP0

Yep it runs.

https://youtu.be/KadC2UGqWP0
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