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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:40 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
gotta let that ball drop ...

gotta let that ball drop
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170874992.jpg

suspension bolted back up (with new ball joints!)
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170874994.jpg

moving wires, hooking up...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 378,637
Posted By linuxman51
picked up fluids, filter and new plugs. got some...

picked up fluids, filter and new plugs. got some housekeeping things to take care of after dinner, and then I should be able to drop it back on down. I doubt I have enough motivation to get it to a...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 378,637
Posted By linuxman51
couple pics. didn't make it to the shop...

couple pics. didn't make it to the shop yesterday, will push for that today tho.
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170872579.jpg

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170872580.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 378,637
Posted By linuxman51
nothing like a 4 month pause. got the trans...

nothing like a 4 month pause.

got the trans back together last night, new converter in, and bolted up to the engine. gonna shoot for an install this week, maybe even today or tomorrow.

but...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By linuxman51
first hand, I do not.

first hand, I do not.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-10-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By linuxman51
it uses the same fuses lh did.

it uses the same fuses lh did.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-10-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By linuxman51
tuner studio? you do not need a tps. it's...

tuner studio?

you do not need a tps. it's nice to have, but not required to get things running and working. IAT is dealer's choice, pre-turbo, or post intercooler are the two popular places....
Forum: events 07-08-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,076
Posted By linuxman51
matt doesn't care if you keep it as long as he...

matt doesn't care if you keep it as long as he stays on the list for a bed in 2021. same goes for me lol
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By linuxman51
their rods are certainly nice. need to dig up a...

their rods are certainly nice. need to dig up a suitable engine to put my set in.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By linuxman51
the 3076r made 300 fairly easily with an ipd...

the 3076r made 300 fairly easily with an ipd turbo cam on the blue car
Forum: events 06-30-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,076
Posted By linuxman51
I mean I wasn't going to vote that way, but the...

I mean I wasn't going to vote that way, but the table lobbyists :ahem: made it worth my while to protect their interests.
Forum: events 06-30-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,076
Posted By linuxman51
we weren't going to tell you, but the core group...

we weren't going to tell you, but the core group got together and decided that since we all knew you'd bitch out for SOME REASON, we'd beat you to the official punch and just cancel the whole dadgum...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 485,601
Posted By linuxman51
yea it's hotter'n the hinges of hell and my a/c...

yea it's hotter'n the hinges of hell and my a/c units aren't here yet to boot. still, I'm going to suffer in the shop today and try and get the engine and trans back together, and at least in mine, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By linuxman51
you treat it the same and move on.

you treat it the same and move on.
Forum: events 06-27-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,076
Posted By linuxman51
no doubt.

no doubt.
Forum: events 06-23-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,136
Posted By linuxman51
lets do something in july. I've got 47 irons in...

lets do something in july. I've got 47 irons in the fire right now, and by mid july I'll only have about 65.
Forum: events 06-16-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,136
Posted By linuxman51
sure

sure
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,376
Posted By linuxman51
if you're still running the 13c, that could do it...

if you're still running the 13c, that could do it as well, that's waaay too small for a 16v
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,376
Posted By linuxman51
sounds like you're hitting the airflow limit if...

sounds like you're hitting the airflow limit if it's stock LH.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By linuxman51
last one I did was ID1300's so there would be...

last one I did was ID1300's so there would be overhead for e85. And there was overhead for e85 lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 485,601
Posted By linuxman51
this. I use these types of connectors now almost...

this. I use these types of connectors now almost exclusively, I use ratchet crimpers to crimp em down nice and tight.
Forum: events 06-08-2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,076
Posted By linuxman51
I'm charging you $20 a day for the avatar. just...

I'm charging you $20 a day for the avatar. just sayin'
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,296
Posted By linuxman51
put a decent diff in it, and it'll be fine.

put a decent diff in it, and it'll be fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By linuxman51
shorter rod in the c2 accumulator will lessen...

shorter rod in the c2 accumulator will lessen that. part of the deal there is reverse gets a stupid amount of line pressure relative to the forward gears
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,542
Posted By linuxman51
minor follow-up: tested a P&P ms on the car this...

minor follow-up: tested a P&P ms on the car this past weekend (for the zoom session), the install portion took a generous ~hour (mostly me walking around the shop looking for various odds and ends....
Forum: events 05-19-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,136
Posted By linuxman51
If we wanna keep doing these things I'll spring...

If we wanna keep doing these things I'll spring for an account, it'd be worth it to me not to risk anyone's employment.. my main concern was co-opting Jarred's idea. A bit better organization (at...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By linuxman51
the rods are the same between the turbos and the...

the rods are the same between the turbos and the NA's. CR changes with piston
Forum: events 05-15-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,136
Posted By linuxman51
it's up

it's up
Forum: events 05-14-2020, 10:07 AM
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Views: 4,136
Posted By linuxman51
and Harland is gonna host. Woohoo! I need to dig...

and Harland is gonna host. Woohoo! I need to dig up my old phone and install zoom on it, I'll have it sitting out in a "general area"
Forum: events 05-12-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,136
Posted By linuxman51
4 days. who's hosting? I'll sign up for a zoom...

4 days. who's hosting? I'll sign up for a zoom account if need be, I ain't skurrred
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,465
Posted By linuxman51
I made the high pressure one for mine. got a...

I made the high pressure one for mine. got a stock one from the parts store, cut the end off and welded it to the volvo hardline coming off the rack. been mint. probably wouldn't take too much...
Forum: showroom 05-05-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By linuxman51
brother's company perhaps? :lol:

brother's company perhaps? :lol:
Forum: events 05-04-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,136
Posted By linuxman51
5/16/2020 : another virtual meet?

maybe get a little more participation this time (not that it wasn't fun catching up with the OG's)?

on a similar note, what are some decent and cheap mics and cameras? could do it up better in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,107
Posted By linuxman51
borgs are good. what are you gonna do with the...

borgs are good. what are you gonna do with the old turbo? shoot me an email.. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,107
Posted By linuxman51
honestly.. I don't recall, but I doubt I used...

honestly.. I don't recall, but I doubt I used threadlock.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,107
Posted By linuxman51
daang that's a clean car. I always thought it was...

daang that's a clean car. I always thought it was a wagon though, huh. Anyway.. when you go to install the freeze plugs (since they're out), get the external retainers as well (or make some) so they...
Forum: showroom 04-30-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By linuxman51
MaXpeedingRods Rod unboxing and initial thoughts

disclaimer: These rods were provided in exchange for review and sharing my thoughts about them.

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170667707.jpg

The folks at MaXpeedingRods reached out to me to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,542
Posted By linuxman51
Aight, brief segue on internal components: ...

Aight, brief segue on internal components:

https://youtu.be/GjyZWYS-ku0

TL,DW:
MaXpeeding rods sent me a set to review and test, complete with arp hardware. These are stock replacement h-beams...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,113
Posted By linuxman51
wanna say I put one on the blue car, in car, but...

wanna say I put one on the blue car, in car, but it didn't have the oil filter extension I don't think. not a big deal if you wheel that guy out of the way.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,542
Posted By linuxman51
https://youtu.be/VC8EOlwi3MI new video,...

https://youtu.be/VC8EOlwi3MI

new video, somewhat amusing results. fattened it up a bit with the open dp (since it was lean and all), power went up a little bit. I'll have to go back and look at...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
:doh:

:doh:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
you're going to have to get better pictures....

you're going to have to get better pictures. there's no valve in there. some years have a helper spring on the bottom.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
a valve? you mean the recessed spring seat?

a valve? you mean the recessed spring seat?
Forum: events 04-23-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,103
Posted By linuxman51
yeah I was thinking something like this may be...

yeah I was thinking something like this may be fun once a month or so.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,542
Posted By linuxman51
I'd have to dig up a cam gear to do that. trying...

I'd have to dig up a cam gear to do that. trying to shift the T cam up in the band?
Forum: events 04-19-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,103
Posted By linuxman51
Question :lol:

:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,542
Posted By linuxman51
aight so we did this thing on the dyno last...

aight so we did this thing on the dyno last night. it started off.. suspect, got set aside, and then came back around. All I really had time to do for preparation is get the software installed and...
Forum: events 04-19-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,103
Posted By linuxman51
dammit bready. CENSORSHIP!!

dammit bready. CENSORSHIP!!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,542
Posted By linuxman51
yeah I have every confidence they'll work out...

yeah I have every confidence they'll work out great. may have sourced an engine somewhat locally, waiting to hear back on mileage, etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,542
Posted By linuxman51
whew that was a fast month of little to no car...

whew that was a fast month of little to no car activity. I would've thought I'da had an abundance of time to play with toys in the shop, so far.. well.. that's a story for another place.

I'm...
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