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Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Got a 4 cylinder t5 that is healthy for pretty...

Got a 4 cylinder t5 that is healthy for pretty cheap. Whether I keep the b20 or not, I now have a full t5 swap setup minus a clutch disk and speedo cable.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 25,827
Posted By vwbusman66
May I recommend new hinges? ...

May I recommend new hinges?
https://i.imgur.com/30p6PnKt.jpg


I LOVE this car- the look, the sound, the adventure.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
I believe it should be a 3.54?

I believe it should be a 3.54?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
ftfy- how long have you been saving that dig for,...

ftfy- how long have you been saving that dig for, anyway?

If you have a problem with me, bring it up in the private messages or text me. You have my number (dig real deep in your phone for a guy...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 25,827
Posted By vwbusman66
https://i.imgur.com/hzaJ4Hn.png

https://i.imgur.com/hzaJ4Hn.png
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
Breaks my heart to see this car, which is by far...

Breaks my heart to see this car, which is by far one of the most real-life TB builds on here, die in such a way.
Still one of my favorite cars here.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 71,164
Posted By vwbusman66
Will next summer be the year of ITB's?

Will next summer be the year of ITB's?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,450
Posted By vwbusman66
I saw this car (and creepily introduced myself to...

I saw this car (and creepily introduced myself to Rich) while it was still 5.3 powered, and I was shocked then.
900whp is incredible.
Congrats to everyone involved.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 71,164
Posted By vwbusman66
Oh how badly I want to do that swap on a 240. ...

Oh how badly I want to do that swap on a 240.
Awesome job. One of my favorite builds on here.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 76,739
Posted By vwbusman66
Most VW guys (including myself) run sprung clutch...

Most VW guys (including myself) run sprung clutch disks and single mass flywheels. Engine braking (extremely important on stock drum brakes) is good, and there is no noticeable chatter.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 76,739
Posted By vwbusman66
That would be TB member slick70's

That would be TB member slick70's
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-02-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,264
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm using kjet in standalone form because I'm a...

I'm using kjet in standalone form because I'm a cheap bastard
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
It's not the getting it into the car, its the...

It's not the getting it into the car, its the fact that its a f*cking V70R and it can hold like 200 pounds MAX.

Yes, I know, I'm an idiot for not taking the b23ft.
We'll see how things play out...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
The donor car has a B23Ft in it with a B21FT head...

The donor car has a B23Ft in it with a B21FT head and fuel system. I have no practical way to get the engine home, however (no truck).
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Here's the game plan: 1990 (13mm rod) healthy...

Here's the game plan:
1990 (13mm rod) healthy B230FT short block
1984 398 B21FT head with iPD turbo cam
1984 B21Ft K-Jet fuel system
1984 760 intercooler piping, possibly intercooler too...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
At this juncture, I am currently debating B230FT...

At this juncture, I am currently debating B230FT swapping this as I now have the T5 swap parts, although this makes me think about just plopping a 13T on the b20 and putting a T5 behind it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
What carbs do you have right now? Assuming its...

What carbs do you have right now?
Assuming its an m40 or m41, I would look into installing a D cam and new lifters.
Shoot me a PM and make a build thread! We like pictures and details!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Correct. I still had a second project sitting...

Correct.
I still had a second project sitting home, and 2 months later, when said 2nd project has been sold and I actually have a little bit of money to throw at my project.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By vwbusman66
I wouldn't say 90%. Maybe 50%, maybe. He did...

I wouldn't say 90%. Maybe 50%, maybe.
He did change his head and cam (and displacement) and the carbs may just be filthy/clogged.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Just snagged a Kaplhenke adapter plate, machined...

Just snagged a Kaplhenke adapter plate, machined M46 bell housing, and YoshiFab TOB for a pretty good price.
Now to figure out what to do about a clutch.

https://i.imgur.com/L7K496D.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By vwbusman66
Thanks Ken. /thread

Thanks Ken.
/thread
Forum: showroom 10-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,073
Posted By vwbusman66
Clearly, you haven't been around enough to be...

Clearly, you haven't been around enough to be familiar with the TB dislike of the 7/9xx.

Relax.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By vwbusman66
AW71 and a Holset

I'm fairly certain people are running this combination.
What do you think? I know the big-arse Holset takes a little while to reach full boost, but can it work well?

Obviously, you'd need the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 76,739
Posted By vwbusman66
Inspired by Deboss Garage's audi trans build? ...

Inspired by Deboss Garage's audi trans build?

Very nice work!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
Did they come look at it? Blind appraiser?

Did they come look at it?
Blind appraiser?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 148,752
Posted By vwbusman66
We want a video.

We want a video.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,623
Posted By vwbusman66
Sounds like it has a mad cam, brah.

Sounds like it has a mad cam, brah.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Will it knock on 91/93?

Will it knock on 91/93?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm interpreting that as an indicator to chop the...

I'm interpreting that as an indicator to chop the car into a funny car on an S10 chassis and promptly wreck it on my first pass at NHRA nationals?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Someday, in a car that deserves the TB crush...

Someday, in a car that deserves the TB crush death (another jank 745t).
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Sad news-no pictures from this past weekend at...

Sad news-no pictures from this past weekend at home, and I didn't really get much done.
Installed door locks, steering lock, fender badges, and air filter (to keep critters out). I didn't even get...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Same specs as the draco's in the garage. Hmmmm....

Same specs as the draco's in the garage. Hmmmm. Maybe I will run those.
Good to know the stock tire size.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
What wheels are those? Early 740 wheels? Isn't...

What wheels are those? Early 740 wheels?
Isn't 195-65-15 the stock size for a 145?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Correct. That car was hot garbage/dumpster fire...

Correct. That car was hot garbage/dumpster fire however it was the first time I ever did a burnout.

The 145 is staying. Updates coming soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Somebody, please convince me to not trade my 145...

Somebody, please convince me to not trade my 145 for Slick70's 59 PV544 sport: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=344655
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,515
Posted By vwbusman66
John, are you running Amazon disc brakes in the...

John, are you running Amazon disc brakes in the front?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By vwbusman66
I may have to look into something like this. It...

I may have to look into something like this. It would be far less invasive. How is the sound quality?

Also,
What does everyone do for rear speakers in a 145? I'd prefer to not cut holes in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By vwbusman66
740 steelies on 145

I keep trying to find pictures/data of stock 740 15" steel rimpz mounted on 140's but am coming up empty-handed. It's my understanding that stock 72 wheels are 15x5 and most 740 steelies are 15x6....
Forum: showroom 10-05-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By vwbusman66
My calendar is marked, and the countdown has...

My calendar is marked, and the countdown has begun.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
New goals and plan: I want to drive the car...

New goals and plan:
I want to drive the car starting July 1, 2019. That should give me enough time to shake it down and iron out any last bugs before I drive it to college in early August.
Barring...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
Build thread for the 63 galaxie please

Build thread for the 63 galaxie please
Forum: events 10-01-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,070
Posted By vwbusman66
I guess I need to re-title my build thread to...

I guess I need to re-title my build thread to "Get this POS ready for MountainMeet 2019"
I'm glad that a good time was had by all and everything went well. Congrats to everyone involved (especially...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By vwbusman66
Modern stereo in a 140

Anybody have any good pictures/processes of them putting a modern radio and speakers in their 140?
The only one I have is of Tfrasca's radio in his car (seen below), but I don't know how it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 230,945
Posted By vwbusman66
When I first saw the instagram video, I was VERY...

When I first saw the instagram video, I was VERY afraid that something was extremely wrong inside the engine. Then I realized it was someone clapping.

Congrats man! So close to snail power!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,263
Posted By vwbusman66
Two small updates: John242ti hooked me up with...

Two small updates:
John242ti hooked me up with a set of door and tailgate locks from a 164 along with the electrical switch portion for the ignition at a local (to him) yard.
I scored two sets of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By vwbusman66
245 overloads on a 145

Thinking about putting a pair of 245 overload springs in the rear of my 145. Will they raise the rear, or just make things stiffer for heavy loads?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
Don't tell the Misses.

Don't tell the Misses.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
Yes. I need a beat junk-hauler.

Yes. I need a beat junk-hauler.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
As much as I'd love to see the diesel swap in the...

As much as I'd love to see the diesel swap in the 244, the turbo motor may be more reasonable and less frustrating.

Just sayin, I'd buy the 300TDT from you...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,020
Posted By vwbusman66
Make sure the insurance company knows how your...

Make sure the insurance company knows how your hand hurts and how your neck and back hurt.
A small settlement should give enough funds to slide into a factory 245ti
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