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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I currently use a Porter Cable DA 7424XP, but I...

I currently use a Porter Cable DA 7424XP, but I also have a Harbor freight unit that works really well, and those ones can be had for little money. I use the 6" pads from HF and throw them out after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 152
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Meh, sounds like you're 90 percent of the way...

Meh, sounds like you're 90 percent of the way there then, Muscle up Buttercup! :rofl:

Thinking back, I did this solo with an M46 as well like 15 years ago, not sure I could do it solo now LOL
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 152
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Lower the back of the engine until the head...

Lower the back of the engine until the head almost hits the firewall if you have not already, the extra angle is necessary to get things realigned in my experience.

Also, if you removed the PP,...
Forum: events Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 12,861
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I have a fox DS in Natomas if you want, hit me up.

I have a fox DS in Natomas if you want, hit me up.
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,074
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I love these wheels, especially with those small...

I love these wheels, especially with those small caps like that now!
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I do know that when I switched to my TLAO chips,...

I do know that when I switched to my TLAO chips, it took almost 2 tanks for my LH24 car to figure out what it was doing. I have heard that it takes a tank for them to learn genrally, mine is just a...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Put tons of clear and polish the crap out of it...

Put tons of clear and polish the crap out of it like the VW guys? I am contemplating something like that, My car will never be straight really, and I like to think of it as a "survivor" or something,...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Gladly man, I'll even bring a jack so we can peer...

Gladly man, I'll even bring a jack so we can peer underneath it!
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This weekend I cut, polished, and waxed the car,...

This weekend I cut, polished, and waxed the car, turned out better than I expected.

I used Chemical Guys V36 with a wool pad on a grinder for the cut, CG V38 on a foam pad on a DA, and then Hand...
Forum: showroom 04-18-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,074
Posted By Uncleknucklez
:omg: how is your garage so empty??? Godspeed on...

:omg: how is your garage so empty??? Godspeed on your endeavors.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,025
Posted By Uncleknucklez
YES, all of this is YES Sell me the steel...

YES, all of this is YES

Sell me the steel wheels!
Forum: events 04-18-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 12,861
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Pre reg'd How "spirited" is the spirited...

Pre reg'd

How "spirited" is the spirited group going to be? I hope I don't have any problems keeping up with everyone :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By Uncleknucklez
PUny clevis pins in shear, They aren't going...

PUny clevis pins in shear, They aren't going anywhere. But Buzzzz for sure. That's why I am staying away from the Jag/Yoshi mounts, I couldn't stand the NVH transmission in the couple cars that I...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Someday I'd like a manifold like that, looks...

Someday I'd like a manifold like that, looks soooo good!

If you need a thrash session, I am willing to drive over and lend hands where necessary, Shoot me a PM and I will get you my cell.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I hadn't really planned to do this, but all these...

I hadn't really planned to do this, but all these good, simple solutions make me realize, I should do this!
Forum: showroom 04-17-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Uncleknucklez
ha! oh yeah, me too :oops:

ha! oh yeah, me too :oops:
Forum: showroom 04-17-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Really nice! Next is 5/20? If so I'll put it on...

Really nice! Next is 5/20? If so I'll put it on my calendar.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 74,445
Posted By Uncleknucklez
For the record I finished installing the...

For the record I finished installing the vibration dampener Aerostar slip joint on my car and it actually made quite the difference, It is much more quiet around town, and less buzzy when off...
Forum: showroom 04-16-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Uncleknucklez
They're Volvo wheels thank you very much. 5x108...

They're Volvo wheels thank you very much. 5x108 for life.
Forum: showroom 04-16-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Oh, and just for fun, the 244 I flogged in HS and...

Oh, and just for fun, the 244 I flogged in HS and after for a few years

https://i.imgur.com/7lKi5LZl.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-16-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Which wheel set?

I decided to refurb the Weds on my car, and I swapped on a set of old virgos that I had on my very first Volvo.

See attached pics, I love both options, the Wed's are lighter, and infinitely more...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I am hopeful, we did not move, Still in Natomas. ...

I am hopeful, we did not move, Still in Natomas.



Damper is BNIB NOS near as I can tell, both the box and damper are stamped "Ford" and "Spicer" and it fits like a glove.

There is more...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I went with OEM damper for a Ford Aerostar, the...

I went with OEM damper for a Ford Aerostar, the one that I broke actually came on the aluminum driveshaft that I have in the car now.

Looks like this:

https://i.imgur.com/tiVqC16l.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-03-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,027
Posted By Uncleknucklez
What's the plan while ditching Kjet? LH?

What's the plan while ditching Kjet? LH?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Quick update: Car has been burried in my...

Quick update:

Car has been burried in my garage for the past few weeks

https://i.imgur.com/VresWvRl.jpg

As Davis/IPD season quickly approaches, I decided now is the time to refurb the Weds...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Make sure the parts car runs, check the oil for...

Make sure the parts car runs, check the oil for foreign substances, then buy the parts car, Swap motors, plug everything back where it was, do what BDKR mentioned above with the MAF wiring/Injectors,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Another updated, My Kaplhenke QSRC came in,...

Another updated,

My Kaplhenke QSRC came in, great product, the fit and finish is really impressive, they work as advertised, and I find that my manual rack, middle hole setup to be really nice. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,925
Posted By Uncleknucklez
The same plugins work for chrome (at least so...

The same plugins work for chrome (at least so far)

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 23,969
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This looks straight up terrifying, I love it.

This looks straight up terrifying, I love it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Uncleknucklez
For the record, I did chop them, everything went...

For the record, I did chop them, everything went together after that. So far I am happy with them, a small bump in effort, but a huge return in steering speed on the middle setting with my manual...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I did end up getting in touch with Ben, but part...

I did end up getting in touch with Ben, but part of the point of an internet forum is for people to get together and discuss like experiences, so I was also hoping to have a discussion about it....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Uncleknucklez
TBH, I've never had a tie rod off of the car...

TBH, I've never had a tie rod off of the car before, its a cut out of the middle and weld back together type of deal? I don't really have an issue with that, but I want to know what I am getting...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Nice thing with that is, if it is Chinese steel,...

Nice thing with that is, if it is Chinese steel, it's probably pretty soft, so cleaning it up shouldn't be much issue at all.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Kap QSRC alignment issues

Just finished installing my Quick Steer Roll Correctors this morning on my manual rack 240, they installed great, went with the middle hole for the tie rod.

Issue is after I set the car on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By Uncleknucklez
TBH if the injector wires look bad, lots of other...

TBH if the injector wires look bad, lots of other wires in the harness are most likely as bad or worse. Instead of chasing bad wiring every time something happens (and it will), replace the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,295
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I need a set of those spacers! 5mm would be...

I need a set of those spacers! 5mm would be perfect. The car already looks rad, Can't wait to see the progress. :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,238
Posted By Uncleknucklez
When I was a kid, my buddies dad had a VW beetle,...

When I was a kid, my buddies dad had a VW beetle, that had shaved door handles, he opened it with a magnet on his key ring that repelled some sort of actuator inside the door. Was really trick and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Interesting, glad it got sorted, based on what I...

Interesting, glad it got sorted, based on what I read as your symptoms I would have bet money it was a bad in tank pump or connector hose.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ordered my Roll correctors from Kap today, as...

Ordered my Roll correctors from Kap today, as well as a couple odds and ends to make the car better/more livable. Pretty stoked for this next round on upgraddes (two D’s for a double dose of pimp...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 35,514
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I had a reman MAF that caused weird reading on my...

I had a reman MAF that caused weird reading on my WB gauge (lots of hunting for afr and what not, rich cruise) a cleaned Bosch junkyard unit did the trick.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Correct, color code on the plate is as listed...

Correct, color code on the plate is as listed above, however this car has a cheap and old respray on it, the color is several shades different than factory.
Forum: article composition 12-23-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,835
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I did this on a previous 240, as I recall itís as...

I did this on a previous 240, as I recall itís as simple as finding the 50 ohm resistor, and replacing it with a 100 ohm micro potentiometer set to 50 ohms, then adjusting it so the speedo matched my...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
The roll steer corrector are on the short list of...

The roll steer corrector are on the short list of things I still need to buy for sure. Especially with my manual rack setup, There are a number of benefits to adding those parts.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I went with the 3/4" because the handful of...

I went with the 3/4" because the handful of people that have done this before said that was the measurement they used :nod: Not trying to reinvent the wheel, and that measurement really is perfect...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I did not add any other plate to it, I suppose I...

I did not add any other plate to it, I suppose I should, But I am currently satisfied with the way things went together, There is plenty of weld and penetration with that overlap.



Yeah! It's...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I did it for a couple reasons, The drive train...

I did it for a couple reasons, The drive train angles aren't ideal, and in order to get pinion angle correct, I had to tip the flange up more than I was able to with the stock setup, the wheels...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,438
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Update time, As it turns out the source of...

Update time,

As it turns out the source of my major vibrations were a steel Drive shaft adapter that apparently wasn't well machined. Anyways, tossed on a new Yoshi adapter, Ford Aerostar...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,726
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Bummer man, I would try another station. Keep us...

Bummer man, I would try another station. Keep us posted.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 28,608
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I finally quieted my vibrations enough to live...

I finally quieted my vibrations enough to live with it. Mine ended up being a sketchy DS adapter. Now that everything (tailshaft housing, bushing, slip joint, u joints) is new and well lubed it is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Savage. And that sig really drives the point...

Savage. And that sig really drives the point home.

On topic, this has been done a thousand times (myself included), by a thousand different people. Use google to search the site
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