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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By 2turbotoys
My V50 T5 threw all kinds of weird codes when the...

My V50 T5 threw all kinds of weird codes when the PCV went bad, including a lean code. The PCV system is basically a controlled vacuum leak, which turns into an uncontrolled vaccuum leak when there...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By 2turbotoys
Definitely pace yourself, you are way ahead of...

Definitely pace yourself, you are way ahead of the curve. Haste makes waste etc. Nice job! I've been working on my 242 swap for a few years.

Very nice looking wagon, love it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By 2turbotoys
I wouldn't a regular 240 hood would be much, I...

I wouldn't a regular 240 hood would be much, I would pay $100-150 if it was really nice and the right color. Having said that, the hoods are not rare at all around here. Shipping one to you would be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By 2turbotoys
Check the condition of the air flow housing...

Check the condition of the air flow housing rubber mounts as well. I couldn't figure out why my boot wouldn't go all the way on until I saw those were shot. Actually someone here told me about them,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By 2turbotoys
Sounds like a great time, he did really well!

Sounds like a great time, he did really well!
Forum: showroom 09-09-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,039,456
Posted By 2turbotoys
Found an older pic, sold the 244 since then, the...

Found an older pic, sold the 244 since then, the 242 no longer has V50 rims on it. I liked them though.

https://i.imgur.com/wgkLBqFl.jpg
Forum: showroom 09-08-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2turbotoys
What tire size is that? I run 245/40-17 at a 10mm...

What tire size is that? I run 245/40-17 at a 10mm offset on the rear (car is lowered on new IPD springs), with the wells trimmed. And this happens over bumps:

https://i.imgur.com/4UqIVzPl.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By 2turbotoys
Sounds very nice! Can't wait to see pics. Doesn't...

Sounds very nice! Can't wait to see pics. Doesn't relate to my build but want to see them.

No car project is has ever been actually finished since car projects started. There is always something...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2turbotoys
They wouldn't need much, aim for 0mm offset with...

They wouldn't need much, aim for 0mm offset with some thin spacers
Forum: showroom 09-06-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2turbotoys
Pretty good guess. Strangely I do like the large...

Pretty good guess. Strangely I do like the large stainless center cap (idk why) but can't think of any good use for it, other than the intended fitment.
Forum: showroom 09-03-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2turbotoys
Derpsus. Can I get them in 13"?

Derpsus. Can I get them in 13"?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,027
Posted By 2turbotoys
I don't have any vids, I used them on my 740T...

I don't have any vids, I used them on my 740T build years ago. I bought 2 for my LS swap but they aren't on the car yet.

Here is a couple other peoples vids, tons more out there but you can google...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 468,063
Posted By 2turbotoys
Who puts a steering wheel on with an impact...

Who puts a steering wheel on with an impact...
Forum: showroom 09-03-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ya those are ugly in any form.

Ya those are ugly in any form.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,027
Posted By 2turbotoys
I like these:...

I like these: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/imm-88104cb?seid=srese1&gclid=CjwKCAjwj8eJBhA5EiwAg3z0mxE9o0DGsvnoahHJTcSgw4mLuaDuifpbsy1YDrbV5wBOW8DiiX8ajxoC9pcQAvD_BwE

They sound good and are...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By 2turbotoys
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Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,392
Posted By 2turbotoys
The center bore doesn't matter if you can put a...

The center bore doesn't matter if you can put a wheel on properly. The lug nuts will center it (assuming you have lug nuts in good condition), so just tighten them by hand in sequence before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
The main reason I can't get it is because it...

The main reason I can't get it is because it would have to live in my yard. That would kill that car quickly. It would never dry out, and by the time I got through my current project, the 142 would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ha, I can appreciate them from afar. Hoping...

Ha, I can appreciate them from afar. Hoping someone I know buys it so I can take it for a rip.

I used my B21 as ballast on the engine hoist as I put the LS in my 242, more my kind of thing right...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ya, you could probably get arrested for that lol....

Ya, you could probably get arrested for that lol. Whoever sold it has no idea...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have one I'm sure if you need it. Dash is a...

I have one I'm sure if you need it. Dash is a killer score! I just bought a NOS dash recently for my 78, took a while to find, even longer to save up for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Having the intake and exhaust on the same side...

Having the intake and exhaust on the same side always rubs me the wrong way, I can't believe how long Jeep stuck with that arrangement.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Well you are the one who passed it on. We all...

Well you are the one who passed it on. We all learn from those guys, I thank Ian on a regular basis haha. So thanks to JohnMC as well!

Wait, this thing has pushrods? Learned something else haha,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ah, that explains it, thanks!

Ah, that explains it, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
It has a fuel injection head on it for some...

It has a fuel injection head on it for some reason, he seemed to think it was a performance mod. I have no idea if it was higher compression or shaved or something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By 2turbotoys
They can't be upside down. Are you sure they were...

They can't be upside down. Are you sure they were on the right side before you did them? Maybe someone else switched sides
Forum: showroom 08-26-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By 2turbotoys
Bet it's fast enough to get in trouble

Bet it's fast enough to get in trouble
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By 2turbotoys
Glad to see you are saving this car, very cool!...

Glad to see you are saving this car, very cool! Best of luck getting it to the condition you are looking for.

I have a ton of K Jet parts if you need anything for cheap, I'm never going to use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
There is a 164 near me that has been sitting a...

There is a 164 near me that has been sitting a long time, they do nothing with it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2turbotoys
I've bought a bunch of stuff from them and it...

I've bought a bunch of stuff from them and it came from Canada to their US store to me.

Be Cool is $$$$
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 468,063
Posted By 2turbotoys
You should be pretty f$$$ing happy right now,...

You should be pretty f$$$ing happy right now, congrats! Sounds sweet!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you have a stereo in the car, ground the...

If you have a stereo in the car, ground the wideband at the battery for a better chance of not hearing the ignition through your speakers. You still might though.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hope it helps. Pretty much any of the aftermarket...

Hope it helps. Pretty much any of the aftermarket rads are ok, the thing that happens to the super cheap ones is the end caps can balloon if you get a bit too hot, but they don't blow out. They just...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,588
Posted By 2turbotoys
Sorry, missed this. The pipes are steel. I bought...

Sorry, missed this. The pipes are steel. I bought steel bungs.

And I hear ya, the more yo do, the more you realize you have more to do haha.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2turbotoys
I bought my Champion from Ledfoot Racing because...

I bought my Champion from Ledfoot Racing because they make matching shroud and fan kits. The rads are on Summit. I used a 3 row Corvette C4 setup, but it is wider than the late 940 setup. You have to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have an old school brass radiator (240/early...

I have an old school brass radiator (240/early 740 style) that works well for that if you need it. A good shroud makes all the difference also, which is similar to what he ^ was saying. And you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
I'm just saying it would need a lot before I was...

I'm just saying it would need a lot before I was happy with it. I love the body style and interior though.

Hope it finds a good home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VzPsdkTCufs" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Not on this car, they are intact. They didn't...

Not on this car, they are intact. They didn't need any help getting all f'd up.

Everyone concerned about the car getting molested, buy it, it's really cheap. Or watch it go and complain about it...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By 2turbotoys
Do you have a multimeter? As ^ said, it is fairly...

Do you have a multimeter? As ^ said, it is fairly simple, but only if you have some basic background in auto electronics. If you don't know anything about hooking up 12V wiring, I would find a friend...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Well to get it on the road is a carb rebuild and...

Well to get it on the road is a carb rebuild and brake job. Probably flush the gas tank and lines, check out the suspension.. Not really that much work. In PA just register it as an antique and you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Interesting, good info for the 140 guys. I know...

Interesting, good info for the 140 guys. I know where a pile of NOS fenders are if anyone needs them haha
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 64,951
Posted By 2turbotoys
Man that is a sharp looking car! Beautiful, nice...

Man that is a sharp looking car! Beautiful, nice job.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,273
Posted By 2turbotoys
That's a good idea, why not have extensions...

That's a good idea, why not have extensions welded to the IPD pan? Or a double layer that is larger than the original pan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
He clocked it and it actually was faster. We have...

He clocked it and it actually was faster. We have the Durea Hillclimb road open to the public most of the year. Not that he went through that many turns to do that, the 142 has the largest wheel gap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ya, it ran when parked. He says it was faster...

Ya, it ran when parked. He says it was faster than his 940 T. It's not a field, its the edge of a large stone parking area at an auto shop. It has that singular stand of weeds around it, he probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks guys, some helpful tips above. I looked at...

Thanks guys, some helpful tips above. I looked at the car, in all the places mentioned above it was in great shape! There is a little rust starting in front of the rear wheel arch at the bottom, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
I can see now this was a stupid question.

I can see now this was a stupid question.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looking at a 142, what to look for

Howdy everyone, I going to go look at a 142 for sale, don't know the year yet. I'm no stranger to the old 240s, but my earliest has been my 78 242. What should I look for that may be a 142 specific...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,588
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had AN fittings tigged on

I had AN fittings tigged on
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