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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By spruill242
No chance of fixing that. I'll buy it for 2fiddy.

No chance of fixing that. I'll buy it for 2fiddy.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,201
Posted By spruill242
It's a factory manifold that came off the 1990...

It's a factory manifold that came off the 1990 and later turbo cars.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,500
Posted By spruill242
This guy..... I like this guy....

This guy..... I like this guy....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,201
Posted By spruill242
Color choice is spot on! With the older rear...

Color choice is spot on! With the older rear taillight setup, I personally would stick with a more classic wheel design. The 140s and early 240s really carry that vintage look well.

Looking great!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,404
Posted By spruill242
Well...... This is amazing...

Well...... This is amazing...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,201
Posted By spruill242
Yeah I'm liking the color choice! Keep pushing!

Yeah I'm liking the color choice! Keep pushing!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By spruill242
5 stars for proper pictures of significate other...

5 stars for proper pictures of significate other right from the start.

You will go far here.

Welcome to the site!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,696
Posted By spruill242
Put it in a sand rail instead.

Put it in a sand rail instead.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,135
Posted By spruill242
The front guard is not my style but you get 4...

The front guard is not my style but you get 4 stars for not hacking it together.

All in all very clean!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,301
Posted By spruill242
Go bitchcakes? Is that like crabcakes with...

Go bitchcakes?

Is that like crabcakes with a little more spice?

I had the VX cam in my GT. Granted it was a b21 with Idontgiveafawk compression ratio, but no matter how I timed it, there was...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 210,328
Posted By spruill242
Why? Honestly, if it ain't broke, don't fix it....

Why? Honestly, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Make sure anything that's designed to keep oil in, looks good, then slap it in there.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,075
Posted By spruill242
Very sanitary! Before I bought the SM car,...

Very sanitary!

Before I bought the SM car, I was looking at a few SE30 cars. I'm 6'1" and liked the idea of a little more room. The prices here on the east coast are astronomical! And that's for...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,075
Posted By spruill242
That's where all the damn clean E30 chassis are! ...

That's where all the damn clean E30 chassis are!

Love the build man. Looks great.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 26,907
Posted By spruill242
How many times have you painted that 244 now? ...

How many times have you painted that 244 now?

Stop buying other cars and finish what you have!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,304
Posted By spruill242
Sorry to hear that. My track schedule has been...

Sorry to hear that. My track schedule has been reduced over the years also. I'm not sure I could handle not having a car ready to go if I wanted.

2 years at the most before you're looking again.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 105,108
Posted By spruill242
Carl

Carl
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,825
Posted By spruill242
So you thinned the paint with distilled water? ...

So you thinned the paint with distilled water?

I need to paint my racecar. This is how I'm going to paint it.....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,296
Posted By spruill242
They never had good access to the spark plugs....

They never had good access to the spark plugs. Yours is oriented correctly you just need to trim some of the meat in the flange between the ports. Bracing is 100% a must.
Forum: showroom 05-24-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,931
Posted By spruill242
Thank you for buying this! I was watching that...

Thank you for buying this! I was watching that car for a while. If it was a wagon it would have been even worse! Good buy for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,129
Posted By spruill242
Sooooo VIR? Bucket list track man, make it...

Sooooo VIR?

Bucket list track man, make it happen.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 30,262
Posted By spruill242
Battleship grey is also a decent color for an...

Battleship grey is also a decent color for an interior. Not so blinding on the really bright days. The brighter interiors like to reflect on the windshield. Just my experience.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 263,074
Posted By spruill242
Slick looking panel. Buttons work ok with a...

Slick looking panel. Buttons work ok with a gloved finger?

So a coffin hood to be able to fit the cross braces?!
Forum: showroom 02-28-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,810
Posted By spruill242
55 gal drum with some internal baffles.

55 gal drum with some internal baffles.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 31,656
Posted By spruill242
But wait.... Does the Camolvo run?!

But wait.... Does the Camolvo run?!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 131,188
Posted By spruill242
He made your mom pay for them.... ...

He made your mom pay for them....






(totally just a joke)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,967
Posted By spruill242
Like Slow240 and Ryan said, get EVERYTHING you...

Like Slow240 and Ryan said, get EVERYTHING you need first. There is always somebody on here that has something you need sitting in their shop. If you truly have all you need for the swap, it's a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,967
Posted By spruill242
^^There's a good start. Gregory's Fleet...

^^There's a good start.

Gregory's Fleet supply off Cleveland St in VB will do a drive shaft for you.
http://gregorysfleet.com/

Couple of welding shops in the area to make metal bits stick...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,967
Posted By spruill242
Don't get too excited before you hear about the...

Don't get too excited before you hear about the initiation process.....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,967
Posted By spruill242
Why do you think you need a shop to do it? ...

Why do you think you need a shop to do it?

Lack of skill or lack of time?
Forum: showroom 01-10-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,296
Posted By spruill242
I was expecting some big profound update......

I was expecting some big profound update......
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 118,306
Posted By spruill242
http://www.blackbearperformance.com/ ...

http://www.blackbearperformance.com/

http://www.tunedbyfrost.com/

Just a couple options if you want something now. I used Frost with my Trans Am track car. Awesome fast turn around. Very easy...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 118,306
Posted By spruill242
Everyone else's MPG numbers are pretty spot on....

Everyone else's MPG numbers are pretty spot on. Yours needs some work. Even my '05 Tahoe gets 16city/22-25 highway.

Are you running an AFM or did you go speed density tune? 2 or 4 o2 sensors?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 39,958
Posted By spruill242
Makes sense. More of a complete swap if you're...

Makes sense. More of a complete swap if you're not going as extreme as you plan...

And I never thought about it, but I guess due to the rule sets in the series most populated by Miatas, the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 39,958
Posted By spruill242
Man this is awesome. Did you measure a Miata...

Man this is awesome.

Did you measure a Miata rear subframe?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,787
Posted By spruill242
Zvolv, your passport up to date?

Zvolv, your passport up to date?
Forum: showroom 12-08-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,215
Posted By spruill242
I don't know why I haven't done this yet...

I don't know why I haven't done this yet...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,014
Posted By spruill242
Ehh if that makes you feel better then go for it....

Ehh if that makes you feel better then go for it. I roadraced a T56 TransAm for years, not once did I go from 4th to reverse.

Keep up the progress I love these swaps.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 50,112
Posted By spruill242
The geek out at the end of that vid is awesome....

The geek out at the end of that vid is awesome. Car looks good.
Forum: showroom 05-30-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,472
Posted By spruill242
I was wondering if someone on here picked that...

I was wondering if someone on here picked that up. I didn't want to really put it out there in case someone in this area was secretly looking. Good buy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,381
Posted By spruill242
I'm so triggered by this thread.

I'm so triggered by this thread.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,323
Posted By spruill242
Settle down now.... He hasn't crushed it yet. ...

Settle down now.... He hasn't crushed it yet.

I'm holding onto a little hope that he'll maybe, possibly, finish this car.

Until it runs or he crushes it, let's not jump to conclusions. YET.
Forum: showroom 05-12-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,028
Posted By spruill242
Yeah I was going to say, the leaks are the fun...

Yeah I was going to say, the leaks are the fun part. You just pray that all you have to do is tighten things a little bit. Put a dry sump on a Zetec motor. Primed it and got one leak. Tighten. Primed...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By spruill242
Yeah I would only take on that project if I...

Yeah I would only take on that project if I really needed the under hood space. It's been done and not as difficult in a trunk area like a 242 has. So it's really going to be a preference. And how...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,129
Posted By spruill242
Just let me know. I always enjoy meeting people....

Just let me know. I always enjoy meeting people. Would love to just ride around in a Volvo on track again...

I drove 10 hours to drive Mid-O. Just saying.......
Forum: showroom 05-12-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,028
Posted By spruill242
Very cool. Pressurize the system yet?

Very cool. Pressurize the system yet?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,129
Posted By spruill242
Do HPDE at VIR. Give me a heads up and I'll be...

Do HPDE at VIR. Give me a heads up and I'll be your instructor.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,900
Posted By spruill242
Use the kind of fittings and hose you got now....

Use the kind of fittings and hose you got now. Don't overthink this.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,129
Posted By spruill242
I know it's a drive but try to make it down to...

I know it's a drive but try to make it down to VIR or even Summit Point if you get the chance. Not much in PTE in Mid Atlantic but there are a few. Let me know if you plan to ever head this way and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,900
Posted By spruill242
Ask here but you should try to search as much as...

Ask here but you should try to search as much as possible first. If you can't find an answer, start a new thread with a very clear thread title. Helps get answers quicker and helps people searching...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,900
Posted By spruill242
Can't confirm but don't doubt it. OP hold...

Can't confirm but don't doubt it.

OP hold off on rebuild kits and get a proper catch can. That will isolate blow by from leaky turbo seals. Don't spend money until you know you have to.
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