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Forum: events 10-05-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,453
Posted By MikeJr.
It was good to talk to you guys again

It was good to talk to you guys again
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By MikeJr.
I think this would work better for the underside...

I think this would work better for the underside of a roof
https://www.jegs.com/i/Lizard+Skin/628/2203-1/10002/-1?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIoLej9LuR7AIVA4NaBR0asgyxEAQYAyABEgKqCPD_BwE

Spray-able sound...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By MikeJr.
Honestly SU's are just about perfect for the...

Honestly SU's are just about perfect for the stock-ish B18. There are a few companies that have rebuild services, and they're pricing isn't to bad.

I ran 45 DCOE's on my B18 and they were just to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,066
Posted By MikeJr.
Pull-A-Part

Pull-A-Part
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,066
Posted By MikeJr.
That paint should buff out pretty good actually ...

That paint should buff out pretty good actually

I’d love to do another Group-A ish 242. It’s not to bad to do really.
Here’s a short list of parts needed and where to find them.
Early Flat hood...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,066
Posted By MikeJr.
If you need any additional beautification on it...

If you need any additional beautification on it let me know
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By MikeJr.
Yeah I figured this much :roll: I know the...

Yeah I figured this much :roll:

I know the basic things to look for. I'm just looking for specific things that may go bad on this specific motor. Like "These blocks tend to crack here" ya know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By MikeJr.
Question Junkyard Whiteblock engine-What to look for?

I am in need of a 2.3L Turbo whiteblock engine for a 96 850R. My local Pull-A-Part has several, but I don't know tell tale signs to look for on these engines to know if they're good or bad. I know...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,296
Posted By MikeJr.
Jeez I can't believe it been 4 years already

Jeez I can't believe it been 4 years already
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,981
Posted By MikeJr.
Yep I still got em. Just let me know.

Yep I still got em. Just let me know.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 123,066
Posted By MikeJr.
Great video

Great video
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
I ran a quote through Summit based on the part...

I ran a quote through Summit based on the part numbers
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170870016.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
Found them ...

Found them




https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Dy9kmui-xMo/VVC-2ZrvLlI/AAAAAAAACKM/cjmZGDDhQuU/w958-h716-no/IMG_2722%255B1%255D.JPG

...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
That's good news! I was thinking of selling the...

That's good news! I was thinking of selling the wilwood brackets I have


Do you remember the part number of the exact rotors?

*I found the part number
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
Do you have any pictures of your set up?

Do you have any pictures of your set up?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
What wildwood set up are you running? I have some...

What wildwood set up are you running? I have some of the old Avalanche Wilwood adaptor, but I didn't run them because I didn't think they'd clear a 15"

*Sorry R32 if I'm hijacking your thread a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
It would be nice if someone made an upgrade...

It would be nice if someone made an upgrade slotted or drilled front rotor in stock size. I too want to keep a 15" wheel, but want the best stockish braking set up possible.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
I even trying unhooking them hand brake cable and...

I even trying unhooking them hand brake cable and nothing changed.


For what it's worth I did try to clamp the single rear rubber brake line and when I did it had perfect pedal. That's how I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
I did this too. Adjusted till they dragged a...

I did this too. Adjusted till they dragged a little, drove it, and smoke started coming out from the rear brakes. Adjusted it out one click, no smoke, but had to double pump again at that setting.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
It is something in the rear. I've pulled the...

It is something in the rear. I've pulled the handbrake and it does get better, but I've adjusted the rears several times with no luck.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,998
Posted By MikeJr.
I've had brake issues the whole time I've owned...

I've had brake issues the whole time I've owned my 122. I have to double pump the brakes all the time. I've replaced the front calipers, master, rear wheel cylinders, pads and shoes. I've bleed it...
Forum: events 07-06-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,614
Posted By MikeJr.
That first year at that camp ground near the...

That first year at that camp ground near the Dragon was pretty fun. A lot less people that first year, and we packed in that camp ground, but still fun.
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/161232316.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 123,066
Posted By MikeJr.
Nice upgrade!

Nice upgrade!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By MikeJr.
Left hand drive conversion? Seems like it'd be...

Left hand drive conversion? Seems like it'd be pretty easy to do in an Amazon.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By MikeJr.
8v B21/23/230s fit really good in these cars at a...

8v B21/23/230s fit really good in these cars at a slant. Stock intake and exhaust manifolds fit N/A or Turbo. M46/47 or AW70/71 would also fit with slight tunnel mods. You can even use the 740/940...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 52,421
Posted By MikeJr.
The guy that bought it from me, and finished it,...

The guy that bought it from me, and finished it, is now selling it.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1967-Volvo-122S/164219307123?hash=item263c3bc473:g:Pa8AAOSw27ZeyJPP
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By MikeJr.
Ridetech makes some really nice (and really...

Ridetech makes some really nice (and really expensive) Mustang II parts.


That DIY crossmember I posted is for use with their Shockwave stuff. You don't have to use the Airbag shocks, you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By MikeJr.
On that site that sells these DIY Mustang II...

On that site that sells these DIY Mustang II crossmembers I found these pictures where someone did a mustang II in a 240 (for some reason)
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170625131.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By MikeJr.
Agreed. I've been kicking around this...

Agreed.


I've been kicking around this idea for my 122 for a few months now, but I think to do it right you would need to do fabrication to the frame rail at the crossmember mounting point. 122s...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,883
Posted By MikeJr.
How do you like the shifter? Can you tell a...

How do you like the shifter? Can you tell a difference?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,641
Posted By MikeJr.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/i9aFeXsxUZUCVXCU6 I'm...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/i9aFeXsxUZUCVXCU6
I'm doing what this guy did, and will use the stock B20 FI intake
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 35,341
Posted By MikeJr.
Damn how did I miss this build? Very cool

Damn how did I miss this build? Very cool
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
Have you started a build thread?

Have you started a build thread?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
Nice! I like your set up. Did you get yours...

Nice! I like your set up. Did you get yours running or are you still building it?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 77,217
Posted By MikeJr.
I disagree. I love white cars ...

I disagree. I love white cars
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/161260124.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 77,217
Posted By MikeJr.
Just for sh!ts and giggles I decided to look up...

Just for sh!ts and giggles I decided to look up the Polestar blue color chip and I have to say it looks pretty, pretty, pretty, good

https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170598155.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 77,217
Posted By MikeJr.
I do like red, but there are so many red ones. ...

I do like red, but there are so many red ones.

Here is the dark blue I'm thinking of. I think it would look good with my current interior color
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170598045.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 77,217
Posted By MikeJr.
lol Still not 100% on the blue. We're trying...

lol

Still not 100% on the blue. We're trying to look up the 99 paint code now and do a spray out to see how it looks.

Other colors I'm considering:
Dark Green
Dark Blue
Red
White
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 77,217
Posted By MikeJr.
Well while we're so slow at work I guess I'll...

Well while we're so slow at work I guess I'll paint this thing
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
Yeah I'll need to get one of these blank plates,...

Yeah I'll need to get one of these blank plates, and drill the holes to the correct spacing


https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170593680.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
Iíll probably just run a pipercross or ITG type...

Iíll probably just run a pipercross or ITG type filter. Iíll wait and see how much clearance I have with the brake booster
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
I plan on just using MS3, and alpha-N for itb's

I plan on just using MS3, and alpha-N for itb's
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
So for now I've decided to go with a B21 in this...

So for now I've decided to go with a B21 in this thing. We've had this one laying around the garage for close to 25 years. It came out of my 79 262c bertone, and it was originally swapped into that,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 412,593
Posted By MikeJr.
Awesome! I was going to buy Koni's, but I may try...

Awesome! I was going to buy Koni's, but I may try these instead. So you do like them better?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 412,593
Posted By MikeJr.
How can I get my hands on a set of these GAZ...

How can I get my hands on a set of these GAZ struts/coilovers?
Forum: events 03-26-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,614
Posted By MikeJr.
Hell yeah! I'd love to see this thing in person

Hell yeah! I'd love to see this thing in person
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
I'm thinking something like this ...

I'm thinking something like this
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170547474.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
So I decided to attempt to make an original...

So I decided to attempt to make an original looking 145/245 roof rack. I started with the side portion of the rack and it was pretty easy. I ordered a tubing bender to do the bends in the middle, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 412,593
Posted By MikeJr.
You could always bring this Mountain Meet in the...

You could always bring this Mountain Meet in the fall (If it doesn't get canceled too). I'd love to see this thing in person
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,075
Posted By MikeJr.
lol

lol
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