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Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Hank Scorpio
Nice shirt! :D

Nice shirt! :D
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 182,206
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I am watching this Nissan trans adventure as an...

I am watching this Nissan trans adventure as an alternative to the t5 planned for mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,955
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Is the Mustang MC the same bore size for both...

Is the Mustang MC the same bore size for both front and back? The reason I ask is I did the same valve on my 242 when I first did the s60r brake swap (fake edit: 14 years ago. Damn I'm getting old)...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/167489510.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/167489510.jpg

I think original idea of the porsche style accumulator is on point and you could probably fab that up pretty quickly. That would get you some...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Suddenly this thread has become the most...

Suddenly this thread has become the most educational on tbricks.

:takes a bow:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It's easier than doing the work myself.

It's easier than doing the work myself.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm living vicariously thru you here since I'm...

I'm living vicariously thru you here since I'm pretty much on the same path.

(I also didn't see your link with basically exactly what I drew lol)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Tom I wonder if you could just make this: ...

Tom I wonder if you could just make this:

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/167489182.jpg

Basically just screws on over your existing fitting and gives airspace up above oil level in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yep and that's my worry. I also wonder if the oil...

Yep and that's my worry. I also wonder if the oil level itself, when you fill the sump it's pushing up the return line to the same level.

I know that the OEM spot on the block and the turbo are...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Almost a glorified catch can with an10 top and...

Almost a glorified catch can with an10 top and bottom? Sounds intriguing.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Not clogging it up at all. I've had the same...

Not clogging it up at all. I've had the same concern when I first put mine "together" and it's been a worry for a few years.

So now it looks like we have two options:

1. Switch to AN12 to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It looks like you could in theory use this:...

It looks like you could in theory use this: https://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=tp&Product_Code=ATP-FLA-010&Category_Code=GTOR

and then go from 1/2" to AN12 adapter....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yeah I've been following along. It's funny, I...

Yeah I've been following along. It's funny, I talked to Chris at length about it at Davis and he's still convinced that the draining to the pan wing should be fine. I think I still may do my plan of...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I've actually had a set of forged pistons for...

I've actually had a set of forged pistons for years for this but they are stock size. We will see if they'll still work.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks great! I'm really excited about getting...

Looks great! I'm really excited about getting this done.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It's not much of an update but I sent the block...

It's not much of an update but I sent the block to Roger to have him install the closed deck plate. Figured I might as well post pictures from the last machine shop thing, the windows milled in...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,117
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm not really sure why you can't just use all...

I'm not really sure why you can't just use all the 99+ brackets for the PS, Alt and AC compressor. Everything should line up just fine and no need to lop the intake manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,014
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks absolutely fantastic! Love that color combo.

Looks absolutely fantastic! Love that color combo.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-24-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,368
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I know this is obvious but don't rule out a bad...

I know this is obvious but don't rule out a bad FPR. I had one do that before and just flooded the hell out of the motor. Tore my hair out looking for a MS issue before trying the simple thing first.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Hank Scorpio
The only con to option 1 is the bottom end will...

The only con to option 1 is the bottom end will be of questionable strength. Rods would be safe insurance for anything down the road.

But really, T6's are pretty easy to get. I'd be really...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 81,256
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This is REALLY fantastic

This is REALLY fantastic
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,767
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looking forward to this. As much as it pains me...

Looking forward to this. As much as it pains me as a historically anti-ford guy, I think those v8's are the best sounding ones for domestics out there right now.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This is RAD

This is RAD
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm very curious to watch this. I keep having a...

I'm very curious to watch this. I keep having a real debate about running modded m4.4 or going standalone. The 4.4 is so appealing in regards that so much of the tuning has been paid for by Volvo and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That's a good question. I should wander over and...

That's a good question. I should wander over and check the body shop, I've been curious myself.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,329
Posted By Hank Scorpio
If you can just get the OEM Mahle's in OS1 or 2...

If you can just get the OEM Mahle's in OS1 or 2 you'll be fine.

This was just forged rods and OE pistons and a T5 (http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/63083442/original.jpg)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,727
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Even though I have a T5 sitting in the shop...

Even though I have a T5 sitting in the shop already... I could be interested in that.
Forum: showroom 04-09-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I remember seeing this one at the Carlsen show...

I remember seeing this one at the Carlsen show years ago, I'd buy it in a heartbeat if I had the money. It's really well done (and smog legal!? hardcore)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,329
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Do NOT keep the stock rods. OE Cast pistons are...

Do NOT keep the stock rods. OE Cast pistons are fine (made plenty of power with them) but the rods are junk and you'd be crazy to not do them while you are there. It's just not that much expense at...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,310
Posted By Hank Scorpio
friggin fantastic!!

friggin fantastic!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Wonderful drivers. Worth getting an 08+ just for...

Wonderful drivers. Worth getting an 08+ just for the aux in alone. It's a hassle to hack one in on the older ones. It's not a 240 you can ignore maintenance on but just a wonderful daily driver.
Forum: showroom 08-27-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Maybe the only thing John V and I agree on is I'm...

Maybe the only thing John V and I agree on is I'm not a huge fan of all black wheels BUT I think the gloss wheels with a semi gloss body might work well.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Super, SUPER nice work!

Super, SUPER nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Well yours has always been quite motivating. ...

Well yours has always been quite motivating.

It doesn't feel like much yet (other than Theresa getting to park in the garage now) but atleast I can pretend it's moving forward again. LOL
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Fiat 500 Verde Chiaro (light green)

Fiat 500 Verde Chiaro (light green)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I told them when it's done it's done. They longer...

I told them when it's done it's done. They longer they take (within reason) the easier it is to pay for it.

Honesty if it was there a year (and I figure it will be) that's fine.

And life's...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Done and done. It's really straight for what...

Done and done.

It's really straight for what it is but still needs a pretty decent amount of body work (mainly doors/fenders/hatch). One floor pan was a bit thin after media blasting so I have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I don't know, I've gotten pretty anal about paint...

I don't know, I've gotten pretty anal about paint work in the last 10 years ;)

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/166074338.jpg

This shop does good work, they actually want to do it and is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I think the Eclipse is the sign of the end of...

I think the Eclipse is the sign of the end of times because this happened today:

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/166074187.jpg

It's officially at the body shop. The Mayans might be right...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,069
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I bet you see good usable torque as low as 2k rpm...

I bet you see good usable torque as low as 2k rpm once you get it tuned more. I'm so glad that turbo worked out! Makes me excited for mine some day ��
Forum: showroom 05-24-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,052
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Heck of a find. I'm pretty jealous! ...

Heck of a find. I'm pretty jealous!

Honestly, I'd just maintain it and enjoy it.

(Btw, at least it's the dark wood grain and black, nothing was worse than maple and tan leather :puke:).
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,810
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That's what I thought but is it baffled? I mean...

That's what I thought but is it baffled? I mean that's below oil level right?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,810
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks great! What's the plan for this...

Looks great!

What's the plan for this fitting? http://s130.photobucket.com/user/Chris_90_gtr/media/Mobile%20Uploads/FB_IMG_1480244653400_zpstp0carnp.jpg.html
Forum: showroom 05-19-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Hank Scorpio
What shop? I have 4 body shops in my complex and...

What shop? I have 4 body shops in my complex and none of them want to do anything but insurance work (not that I blame them).
Forum: events 04-29-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 90,148
Posted By Hank Scorpio
If you guys want to come hang out for pizza and...

If you guys want to come hang out for pizza and beer tonight: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5603269#post5603269
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thanks bud!! No real car progress but I've...

Thanks bud!!

No real car progress but I've started making progress in the new garage. Finished off the last of the storage cabinets, making progress on the bench and cut in 26 can lights with...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/165243073.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/165243073.jpg

Too much stuff inside the car and loose sheet metal to go any further over but SUCCESS! Huzzah.

While the body dolly is free, gling to up the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I know exactly how you feel. I had this guy ask...

I know exactly how you feel. I had this guy ask if I was ever going to sell one of my new model Guitars on amazon. Long story short, instead of doing amazon I told him buy me the rotisserie and I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,755
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
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