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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 161
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Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks, I'd like to think I know how to pick my...

Thanks, I'd like to think I know how to pick my battles.

For roof insulation I used some 170mm high density self adhesive backed insulating foam sheets from Noico. I used there sound deadening...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 115,022
Posted By R32RennSport
I'm drooling over here, excellent!!!

I'm drooling over here, excellent!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 115,022
Posted By R32RennSport
Some really fantastic progress here, keep it...

Some really fantastic progress here, keep it coming!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
You nailed it.

You nailed it.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By R32RennSport
The transmissions and that front nose piece was...

The transmissions and that front nose piece was worth it alone. Some good scores there! It's hard to say no to stuff like that, especially if you have the space. I'm trying not to become one of those...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Had a local shop who has a reputation for...

Had a local shop who has a reputation for trimming older cars. It wasn't cheap but in the industry we all know you get what you pay for. I justify it this way, it's literally the first time I've let...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Sent the car down for a new headliner, roof...

Sent the car down for a new headliner, roof insulation, wind lace, and had the front two seats webbed and lower cushions firmed up. Interior stuff doesn't interest me, I rather leave that to guys who...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! I looked into the Smith's (there is even...

Thanks! I looked into the Smith's (there is even a local British retailer that stocks them) but the Autometer was close enough, very affordable and is very accurate/responsive. I don't need to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Little photo dump from the weekend. Put another...

Little photo dump from the weekend. Put another couple hundred miles on it up and down the coast. Had a great response at the local cars and coffee, lots of stories and questions were shared. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,475
Posted By R32RennSport
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/ZSQKcW.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poZSQKcWj)

This took me the better part of 2 years and my "budget" by the time the car was running was nearly...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,475
Posted By R32RennSport
I think the OP is just trolling us all. On the...

I think the OP is just trolling us all. On the bright side it's keeping everyone busy brainstorming the next bad decision :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks, I think it blends pretty well. I...

Thanks, I think it blends pretty well.

I changed the switch arrangement slightly to accommodate the the overdrive toggle and indicator to give it priority on the panel and also so the OD light...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Overdrive is glorious. That is all, carry on.

Overdrive is glorious. That is all, carry on.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
A little side project while wiring up everything...

A little side project while wiring up everything was this little aluminum accessory switch panel that I made out of some aluminum angle laying around the scrap bin. Think it came out just how I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Appreciate the compliment! It wasn't horrible to...

Appreciate the compliment! It wasn't horrible to begin with luckily, but I'm glad I could take care of many items before they got out of hand. ;-)

This weekend was me mainly getting caught up on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By R32RennSport
Our setups are nearly identical, I've put about...

Our setups are nearly identical, I've put about 100 break in miles on the car now with this setup with good results and readings from the spark plugs.

Engine: 2130cc B20
Camshaft: KG10...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,126
Posted By R32RennSport
I don't know anything about that mentality :rofl:

I don't know anything about that mentality :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,126
Posted By R32RennSport
Man, I wish I had this kind of skill, excellent...

Man, I wish I had this kind of skill, excellent work!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! Looking forward to just driving it but I...

Thanks! Looking forward to just driving it but I do have a few more details to get to :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Here is a throw back to 2011. Probably a month or...

Here is a throw back to 2011. Probably a month or so after I bought the car from Luke (122power).

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/208/20120208105422.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thank you for the kind words guys, really...

Thank you for the kind words guys, really appreciate it!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks Luke! Thanks for saving it and giving me...

Thanks Luke! Thanks for saving it and giving me the opportunity to get it where it is today. I know right? This car certainly has a story to tell now! I still have a few more tricks up my sleeve for...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
OK guys here she is, about 80% complete but...

OK guys here she is, about 80% complete but running and driving for the west coast VCOA event. I put around 100 miles on the car over the weekend with only a few minor issues that I'll take care of...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 37,903
Posted By R32RennSport
David, your car looks so dang awesome and it's...

David, your car looks so dang awesome and it's performance backs up those looks. Looking forward to your findings. I have a cheap Patriot header that I'll be looking to upgrade to the KG unit in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
I already do just rapping my knuckles on the...

I already do just rapping my knuckles on the various panels. I forgot to take a picture of it put I also used their insulating foam panels in the doors, quarters and trunk for heat insulation.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Trying to make some last minute head way but it's...

Trying to make some last minute head way but it's slow going, I completely underestimated the time it takes to lay down sound mat. I realize I'm going overkill but it's on purpose. Trunk and rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks and thanks for the tip, I'll give a go...

Thanks and thanks for the tip, I'll give a go though I have partially glass beaded them so that's why they look satin, but I could use a sealer of sorts.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thank you for the kind words. My build ethic...

Thank you for the kind words. My build ethic comes from me building highly detailed models so it naturally carries over to my full size toys ;-)

A sample of my small car work.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Last night was spent wrapping up the last few...

Last night was spent wrapping up the last few major cosmetic items. I have a list of other exterior details that I'll be working on down the road as this car will eventually morph into a vintage...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thank you! Definitely worth the patience and...

Thank you! Definitely worth the patience and effort!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Right??? :oogle:

Right??? :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks Matt! I'm trying my best. The only...

Thanks Matt! I'm trying my best. The only unfortunate detail that wont be done is the interior, my upholstery guy isn't available until next month and I missed my appointment last week because of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
I'll take a better one and post it soon. The one...

I'll take a better one and post it soon. The one from the first run yesterday had the carbs popping and lots of background noise as I was running cooling fans in a fairly confined space. When I...
Forum: events 09-16-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By R32RennSport
The count down begins. Festivities start...

The count down begins. Festivities start Wednesday, official show is Saturday.

I'm not sure if there will be an official swap meet area, might have to keep to back of your trunk lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Welp boys... ITS ALIVE!!! I haven't posted...

Welp boys... ITS ALIVE!!!

I haven't posted progress this week because I'm busting my butt for the VCOA national meet next Saturday. Car is still less interior, which is the plan for this week. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 64,033
Posted By R32RennSport
It's integrated subtly enough and people sure...

It's integrated subtly enough and people sure aren't going to miss seeing you.... It would have to sit on it for awhile though, I get you.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks for the offer. I ended up rolling the dice...

Thanks for the offer. I ended up rolling the dice and reusing my gasket as it was never cinched down, just soaked in some coolant. I cleaned it up and gave it a copper coat. I'll find out tonight or...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Well it's been a pretty rough past week for me....

Well it's been a pretty rough past week for me. On Friday the transmission in my wife's Tahoe grenaded at 199K so I spend my Saturday morning pulling that out, luckily it's 2WD. My local rebuilder...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By R32RennSport
I agree, I'd never spray anything on them but I...

I agree, I'd never spray anything on them but I do like his torquing method.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By R32RennSport
Good info there.

Good info there.
Forum: events 08-29-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By R32RennSport
3 weeks and counting!!! Time to light that fire...

3 weeks and counting!!! Time to light that fire if I want my car there!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! The carbs and brace are in as of last...

Thanks! The carbs and brace are in as of last night. The fuel system is also dialed in. That leaves me with finalizing the throttle cable, adding fluids and wrapping up charging/ignition system...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Fabricated an adjustable support rod and brackets...

Fabricated an adjustable support rod and brackets last night that attach to the engine mount bracket and run through cylinders 1 and 2 primary tubes up to the air filter base plate. Today I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By R32RennSport
I setup my 45 DCOEs last night for what I think...

I setup my 45 DCOEs last night for what I think will be ball park settings based on multiple other setups that are near my engine. I'll report back with numbers as soon as I have them. Specs as...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Oil changes are going to be a mother......

Oil changes are going to be a mother... Definitely going to look into doing a remote oil filter/cooler. In retrospec I wish I had fronted the money for a nice ceramic coated 4-2-1 header. I know I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By R32RennSport
Well now that's quite handy, thanks!

Well now that's quite handy, thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,232
Posted By R32RennSport
Making a few more steps this past weekend. For...

Making a few more steps this past weekend. For you DCOE wizards please ad some input over in the performance and mod forum, I've posted my full specs over there. Got the baseplate cut out as well as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By R32RennSport
I'm going to piggy back on this thread as long as...

I'm going to piggy back on this thread as long as it's relevant, otherwise I'll start my own thread. I've cross posted this on various Facebook group pages as well to get some input from the Swedish...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By R32RennSport
Are we talking about a 1960's PV or a 2018 XC? We...

Are we talking about a 1960's PV or a 2018 XC? We are going to need more info then that to go on...
Forum: events 08-15-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By R32RennSport
Registration is required to show your car. They...

Registration is required to show your car. They want a head count for each days event, so sort of a informal registration of sorts, just go to VCOA's home page and you cant miss it.

See you guys...
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