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Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Canuck
LOL - that's a pretty accurate description. Even...

LOL - that's a pretty accurate description. Even tonight as I try to get the final mold done, there was another two blisters that popped up during the 400 grit wet and dry. Should be polished...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/v2A8rVYITFw" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
The next episode - I change it up a little and...

The next episode - I change it up a little and try my hand at making a few carbon fiber parts.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4F--ihPDJ3M" frameborder="0"...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Thanks - I'll do a proper update on this thread...

Thanks - I'll do a proper update on this thread in a few weeks. Just up to my ears in dust and sanding right now.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
In this episode, I take a beating with molds that...

In this episode, I take a beating with molds that didn't work and my efforts to fix them and make these parts.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QfJ59LItvUw"...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Thanks Alex...it's projects like yours that give...

Thanks Alex...it's projects like yours that give me bad ideas :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
We're making carbon fibre parts for the car. ...

We're making carbon fibre parts for the car.

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Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gynE4ndyHg4" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Sorry for the delay - I've been busy. Back on...

Sorry for the delay - I've been busy. Back on the project now.

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Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

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Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
While the frame is sitting on the welding table,...

While the frame is sitting on the welding table, it seemed like a good time to get the front brake lines sorted out. There will be lots more of this to come. It takes me a long time to work with...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Thanks NONHOG! Here's the vid of getting the...

Thanks NONHOG!

Here's the vid of getting the job done.

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Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By Canuck
I live in my garage - there most evenings. PM me...

I live in my garage - there most evenings. PM me if you want to drop by.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
The frame was a tough birth, but here it is. ...

The frame was a tough birth, but here it is.

Took most of a sleepless night to work out that it was actually pretty simple to mount the frame for priming.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By Canuck
Well, there is that, or you could always just...

Well, there is that, or you could always just swing by...I can tell you if your engine is fine. LOL. Welcome to the forum.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
So after last weekend, I had the frame...

So after last weekend, I had the frame sandblasted. It solved most of the problems with cleaning the nooks and crannies that are hard to get to but leaves a pretty rough finish. So another 8 hours...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,822
Posted By Canuck
Why the big loop into the brake switch? Have you...

Why the big loop into the brake switch? Have you tested this with the heater and cowl drain in place?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Long weekend of getting the frame finished up. ...

Long weekend of getting the frame finished up. Many, many hours of getting the mill scale cleaned off the frame rails.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46868480145_d12723316b_b.jpg

Then a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,822
Posted By Canuck
Torq Thrust FTW!

Torq Thrust FTW!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Canuck
Na 2.3 1984

Na 2.3 1984
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Canuck
1984 245 IAC Hoses

Can someone tell me if these are NLA. I've just added a 245 to the fleet and the air intake hose to the TB is a broken and silicone mess (no problem finding that - lots around) and the hoses to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Well, I've staggered out of the garage and left...

Well, I've staggered out of the garage and left behind a freshly welded frame.

Progress!

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Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
The welding is done - two days of bouncing from...

The welding is done - two days of bouncing from side to side and flipping the frame over and over to keep the distortion to a minimum and it's finally done.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Canuck
That was the problem...the fuse had continuity...

That was the problem...the fuse had continuity but maybe the resistance was too high. I jumped the fuse (tested with the multimeter and I had no switched power across the fuse) and it fired right...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Here's the latest installment. <iframe...

Here's the latest installment.

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Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
I'm starting to hate making brackets. Like...

I'm starting to hate making brackets. Like really dislike the work. I took the time to ensure that I added some tabs to each bracket to hold the brake lines so I don't have to have two wrenches to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Canuck
The diagnostic box has no LED - it has worked in...

The diagnostic box has no LED - it has worked in the past...so there is a problem somewhere as the ECU isn't getting power. I know that the switched power the ECU isn't getting to the main relay. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Canuck
LH 2.4 No Start

Here we go again - I need a bit of help. My LH 2.4 swapped 242 died in January and now that spring has sprung, it's time to get it going. When it died, I thought it was the main relay (I carry a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,379
Posted By Canuck
If you make that C-Notch larger you can improve a...

If you make that C-Notch larger you can improve a lot of things with OTS parts. You can also fill it in and then have the UCA go through the inner fender. Sort of depends on what you're designing...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,379
Posted By Canuck
What do you want this thing to do? It's not all...

What do you want this thing to do? It's not all KPI - the rest of the suspension geometry is very 1950's conceptually. Now, I don't want to poke the internet about these things but your average...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HuJWIjScw7I" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,822
Posted By Canuck
I have one of these in my parts stash...been...

I have one of these in my parts stash...been there for years. Looks great.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
I'll go over the development of the brackets in...

I'll go over the development of the brackets in the next video - a lot of trial and error. Fusion 360 is fantastic - you can do it. Watch Lars Christiansen on YouTube - he'll fix you up. As for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
In a typically Canadian fashion - Sorry for the...

In a typically Canadian fashion - Sorry for the delay. Updates? This one is more like scrambled eggs than fine cooking, but here it goes.

We left off with the following done:

I had fabricated...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,564
Posted By Canuck
How did I miss all this? :drama: To the OP -...

How did I miss all this? :drama: To the OP - John's right - engines are systems. Complex software is available (or you can do it by hand) and your engine builder sounds a bit nuts. I'd comment...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fD8TTDJZuD4" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Tada - we've got an oil pan video. <iframe...

Tada - we've got an oil pan video.

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Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
That's a great idea Alan - I normally use windex...

That's a great idea Alan - I normally use windex as it's easily seen. I'll be coating the inside with a bit of Devcon to ensure no leaks.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Quick update. Things are still moving at a...

Quick update.

Things are still moving at a glacial pace...at least it matches the weather. The floor frame got welded in with about a thousand screws to secure the panels! I know it's overkill -...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Thanks! I really appreciate the support.

Thanks! I really appreciate the support.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
I'm selling a few shirts and hoodies. All...

I'm selling a few shirts and hoodies. All proceeds go to support my Volvo Canadian build.

https://teespring.com/stores/throttle-stop-garage
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ASdtk2r0GWU" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Still working on the pedals. I haven't had time...

Still working on the pedals. I haven't had time for a proper post in a while. I'll get on that in a bit.

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Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 26,499
Posted By Canuck
Money sent - Thanks for the work that you do.

Money sent - Thanks for the work that you do.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Next installment...it's progress. <iframe...

Next installment...it's progress.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tDf8zzRsTns" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rRM7_TfMR5o" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Lots of progress. i started off by finishing...

Lots of progress.

i started off by finishing off some interior details. I made some dimple plates to finish off my seat brackets.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Rockin some interior details. It's really...

Rockin some interior details. It's really starting to take shape now.

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Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Thanks - I draw inspiration from all the great...

Thanks - I draw inspiration from all the great build threads going on these days in the forum. I just wish I knew how to move a little faster!



EMS is not finalized just yet - but most...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 103,105
Posted By Canuck
Update time...hey, if you've never tuned into the...

Update time...hey, if you've never tuned into the YouTube channel, have a gander. There are worse ways to waste your time.

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