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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:06 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
Eventually, yes.

Eventually, yes.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 08:34 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
Patience. Once I'm satisfied with getting...

Patience. Once I'm satisfied with getting everything cleaned up and running happy, I have a full T5 setup sitting in the garage, as well as an adequately sized turbo and FI intake.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By vwbusman66
I'd put good money on this being that car. This...

I'd put good money on this being that car. This car came from Uniontown.
Old man (3rd owner and car dealer) Ray had only driven it 5 miles since buying it from the 2nd owner in 2008, but he threw...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By vwbusman66
That, I understand and am familiar with. I...

That, I understand and am familiar with. I suspect that's why my boss runs CD175's on his race/street TR4.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By vwbusman66
Eventually, yes. Give it time.

Eventually, yes.
Give it time.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:22 PM
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Views: 396
Posted By vwbusman66
The thing is, I don't really need/want to go much...

The thing is, I don't really need/want to go much farther than warmed over. By most people's standards, this isn't a 'serious' Volvo, and as you have frequently said, I am not 'serious', just a...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By vwbusman66
What exactly do you mean by 'reversion'? Lopey...

What exactly do you mean by 'reversion'? Lopey idle? I've never heard that term used in reference to an engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By vwbusman66
Precisley

Precisley
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By vwbusman66
My dilemma is I can get a new D cam for like $200...

My dilemma is I can get a new D cam for like $200 with lifters, and its specs are pretty close to the 264 from them.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By vwbusman66
The website says they have no blanks. I'll call...

The website says they have no blanks. I'll call Monday and confirm.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 12:50 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
Holy **** Adam :omg::omg::omg: You don't mess...

Holy **** Adam :omg::omg::omg:
You don't mess around with anything.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By vwbusman66
B20 cam choices

Ok- 71 142S with a B20B and stock B head and springs
Might do some mild headwork, but am keeping the compression where it's at.

I have it narrowed down to either a Volvo D, Isky vv71, or Isky...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2019, 09:59 AM
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Posted By vwbusman66
The head was already rebuilt- now it needs a cam....

The head was already rebuilt- now it needs a cam. I’m scheming to pull the head and cc it to see where my scr is at. I will do an Isky street torque cam or D cam with fresh lifters and pushrods for...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 09:55 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
I'm very excited to hear how things go with...

I'm very excited to hear how things go with speeduino. Can't figure out how to get it to work with tunerstudio as of yet.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By vwbusman66
I'd encourage you to get an EGT gauge. That will...

I'd encourage you to get an EGT gauge. That will determine how much more boost/fuel it can take.
Id use the 1.6IDI TD safe EGT range as a benchmark for the 2.4, considering they're similar pumps...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By vwbusman66
1971 142S "I'll keep this one"

I spotted this car in southwestern PA while antiquing with a few friends in mid-January and had to go talk to the owner. Looked the car over, agreed on a price, got some details, and figured out a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 10:07 PM
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Views: 285,906
Posted By vwbusman66
Wrong coast.

Wrong coast.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 06:45 PM
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Views: 4,862
Posted By vwbusman66
Why not just keep the b18 or go to a b20? I can't...

Why not just keep the b18 or go to a b20? I can't imagine B19E's really make more power than a cammed and head worked B20.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,862
Posted By vwbusman66
What about a T9?

What about a T9?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 03:23 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
HatredSerge is going to be selling his 244 m47 in...

HatredSerge is going to be selling his 244 m47 in April- its a minty solid car that would be worthy of getting these guts.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,984
Posted By vwbusman66
Love this car- definitely an...

Love this car- definitely an inspiration/motivation for my 71 142.

Did you go with regular rubber lines or upgrade to HiPerfAuto lines?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By vwbusman66
This took four reads of this to get the correct...

This took four reads of this to get the correct meaning.
Forum: events 03-13-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,470
Posted By vwbusman66
Sig'd I thought that's what the...

Sig'd



I thought that's what the college kids used to jump onto and break?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,541
Posted By vwbusman66
John, it's my understanding you need some pretty...

John, it's my understanding you need some pretty phenomenal computer software and calculus/graphing to actually calculate dynamic compression ratio.

I can tell you right now, much of what has...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2019, 09:02 PM
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Views: 116,780
Posted By vwbusman66
****

****
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 10:31 PM
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Views: 1,304
Posted By vwbusman66
wow. Hell, I even have owned two/three VW IDI...

wow. Hell, I even have owned two/three VW IDI diesels and thought they used shims.
Yeah, I'd rather run hydraulics to avoid grinding 16 individual lash caps. I'm not going to rev it beyond 7k anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,304
Posted By vwbusman66
Not really an option for USA guys, unfortunately,...

Not really an option for USA guys, unfortunately, especially when VW units can be had this side of the pond for $5 each.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,304
Posted By vwbusman66
"Iwannabeareacer" isn't me. I merely asked about...

"Iwannabeareacer" isn't me. I merely asked about substitutes, and knowledgeable/willing people answered. Furthermore, all 3 options John listed are hydraulic.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,541
Posted By vwbusman66
I guess I read your thread and never actually...

I guess I read your thread and never actually recalled the years when it had the head off and the flaked piston.

Most excellent.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,541
Posted By vwbusman66
How many times has that thing been apart in the...

How many times has that thing been apart in the past two years?
That thing better be put together for Mountain Meat 2k19
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,541
Posted By vwbusman66
John, what cam are you running with that head?

John, what cam are you running with that head?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,347
Posted By vwbusman66
Trust me, he is no troll. He comes from the...

Trust me, he is no troll. He comes from the school of "not f****** sh** up the first time around".
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By vwbusman66
The real key to this is LHD or RHD. LHD makes...

The real key to this is LHD or RHD.
LHD makes things simpler.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By vwbusman66
140 vs early 240 steering wheels

I assume there is a difference between 140 steering column splines and 240 steering column splines?

Where do I look for a momo pattern hub?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By vwbusman66
Duder, could that little void there be to try and...

Duder, could that little void there be to try and "equalize" any slight pressure difference between the two halves? Would the slight pressure difference, if not dealt with, possibly mess with spool...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
This is a good point.

This is a good point.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2019, 08:46 PM
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Views: 82,867
Posted By vwbusman66
Hella dented? :lol:

Hella dented? :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
I know... I know... By the time I do that...

I know... I know...


By the time I do that much engine management/fuel plumbing/trans work, I start to reconsider my options. I love going on Savarturbo and seeing the friggin 400hp drag B20...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
I am planning on full standalone (MicroSquirt or...

I am planning on full standalone (MicroSquirt or Speeduino).



Those are roughly the numbers I had found regarding B230f and B234f.



Ironically enough, today after reading this post, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
150whp NA out of an 8v is not easy.

150whp NA out of an 8v is not easy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By vwbusman66
I would start by uploading a bunch of pictures...

I would start by uploading a bunch of pictures here. The water damage on the door card is most likely not an issue for many as the upholstery/material is the real point of interest.

You may even...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
I've had pretty good luck with HIF6's- they are...

I've had pretty good luck with HIF6's- they are definetly more tuneable than the HS6's and a proper rebuild from Tom Bryant or Joe Curto makes for a really great unit.

The real challenge with...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
The durability of the B20 is a recurring theme...

The durability of the B20 is a recurring theme when I really ponder this swap.
My real concern with warming up a B20 is the cost. If I'm going to rebuild/replace the head, I ought to replace it...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/JAFW4IXLCVY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By vwbusman66
$14.99 shipped or the deal's off.

$14.99 shipped or the deal's off.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By vwbusman66
Only if I can pay for machining.

Only if I can pay for machining.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By vwbusman66
Street-able NA engine 8v vs. 16v

I'm looking for opinions/specs/dyno sheets on assembling an NA 8v or 16v engine that is putting roughly 150hp to the rear wheels. Cams/sources, CR's, head choice, etc are all appreciated.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,428
Posted By vwbusman66
Curious to hear what you think of it after some...

Curious to hear what you think of it after some driving. Still on the fence about going 8v or 16v in the 142 depending on if I can eek 160hp out of an 8v (NA) with a good cam and some homebrew head...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,428
Posted By vwbusman66
What cam are you running?

What cam are you running?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By vwbusman66
I thought the same thing.

I thought the same thing.
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