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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 100,694
Posted By propav8r
It does reads like a list of reasons not to buy a...

It does reads like a list of reasons not to buy a P2R doesn’t it?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 100,694
Posted By propav8r
I literally could not have done it without...

I literally could not have done it without Derrick. All this newfangled whiteblock magic scares me.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 100,694
Posted By propav8r
Long time no update here. The car had been...

Long time no update here. The car had been sitting for about a year in my garage, and I have been on the road pretty much constantly for work and stuff. Makes it hard to commit to a full weekend of...
Forum: events 08-07-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 313,743
Posted By propav8r
Sorry we weren’t in there longer, it was a long...

Sorry we weren’t in there longer, it was a long damn day.
Forum: events 08-04-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 313,743
Posted By propav8r
Derrick and I are swapping the R that day, I'll...

Derrick and I are swapping the R that day, I'll add it to the calendar and jump in if we're still in the shop.
Forum: events 08-03-2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Just FYI, the Delta Sky Club in the center of...

Just FYI, the Delta Sky Club in the center of Concourse E in Atlanta has showers but idk if you can get in and I'm too lazy to look it up.

Also, driving that 960 from Atlanta to Montgomery and...
Forum: events 08-02-2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Probably smart. Just don't pull a Nick and get a...

Probably smart. Just don't pull a Nick and get a pot metal and paperclip hitch for the car.
Forum: events 07-18-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
The Montgomery crew would probably be your best...

The Montgomery crew would probably be your best bet for an airport dropoff. They tend to leave around breakfast and go right past the airport.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 230,195
Posted By propav8r
Last I saw, he's using it as a farm truck.

Last I saw, he's using it as a farm truck.
Forum: events 07-04-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
If Kenny took the 740, he'd either show up 27...

If Kenny took the 740, he'd either show up 27 hours before he planned or not at all. There is no middle ground.
Forum: events 07-02-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 313,743
Posted By propav8r
I for one am enjoying spectating Kenny's pool...

I for one am enjoying spectating Kenny's pool shens.
Forum: events 06-30-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
We're not to the point of mission criticality...

We're not to the point of mission criticality yet, but I have gotten some more food funds and that's much appreciated.

Please think about chipping in a few bucks when you can!
Forum: events 06-30-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 313,743
Posted By propav8r
I'll add it to the calendar.

I'll add it to the calendar.
Forum: events 06-27-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Ah yes, the pinnacle of road trip reliability,...

Ah yes, the pinnacle of road trip reliability, Kenny's racecar.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 1,007,455
Posted By propav8r
Perfect. Thanks so much.

Perfect. Thanks so much.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Looks like I've inadvertently been presented with...

Looks like I've inadvertently been presented with a solution for my steering issues thanks to the Buchkas, so that's neat.

Unfortunately my rear door speakers are already dead. They were Alpines...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 1,007,455
Posted By propav8r
Awesome work as always. Jumping over here from...

Awesome work as always. Jumping over here from Performance for visibility...the joint that you modified, was it just the regular 3/4x48 spline joint available here, or did you have to mix and match...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By propav8r
Great info on that Woodward joint, thank you....

Great info on that Woodward joint, thank you. I've already clearanced the steel mounting bracket a fair bit. I haven't ground down the aluminum joint yet, but I'd kinda like to avoid that if I can. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By propav8r
Dammit. Yuck.

Dammit. Yuck.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By propav8r
240 Steering U-Joint Options

The chunky aluminum lower steering u-joint on my car catches on my motor mount bracket in hard right turns, and the results can be quite exciting.

Does anyone know the specs for the steering shaft...
Forum: events 06-19-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Awesome. Yeah, I still have quite a bit of Boudin...

Awesome. Yeah, I still have quite a bit of Boudin in the freezer. I may be making a trip to south Louisiana again, if I do I'll grab some more, or bribe the DeVries to pick up some more frozen boudin...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Ah thanks, I covered it in the same printed...

Ah thanks, I covered it in the same printed burlap that I did the sunroof panel in. I’ll probably just leave it as is, thanks though.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Well the ordeal is finally done. The new carpet...

Well the ordeal is finally done. The new carpet came from stockinteriors.com. It's a little baggy in places, mostly around the shifter hump where it goes down on the left and right, but it's not too...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
The firmware update fixed the sub output issue,...

The firmware update fixed the sub output issue, time to button up the rest of the interior.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Yeah, there's a sub gain setting. I bumped that...

Yeah, there's a sub gain setting. I bumped that up and still nothing.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Subwoofer isn't playing. The amp turns on, I've...

Subwoofer isn't playing. The amp turns on, I've swapped RCA cables, and the sub output is on in the radio menu. The subs worked with the head unit I took out.

I just didn't have time to really...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Clarion support says there may be an issue with...

Clarion support says there may be an issue with the head unit. Hopefully a firmware update takes care of it, but if not it'll have to go back and be swapped out. Really hope the firmware update gets...
Forum: events 06-06-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Started working on the menu yesterday, that’s...

Started working on the menu yesterday, that’s always the first real prep that happens. Looking forward to it as always.

If anyones got menu input or comments, I’m all ears.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Well I test fired the stereo a few minutes ago...

Well I test fired the stereo a few minutes ago and I’m blown away. I’ve never had a setup sound this good before, and I don’t even have the subs working.
https://i.imgur.com/1qu8sAOh.jpg
Gotta...
Forum: events 06-04-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
I appreciate y'all jumping in for food money. If...

I appreciate y'all jumping in for food money. If anyone else wants to go ahead and chip in, my paypal is propav8r@gmail.com

Please be sure to send it as friends and family so I don't have to turn...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Continuing on with the stereo install, tonight I...

Continuing on with the stereo install, tonight I made up some tweeter mounts. I went to Lowes and picked through the plumbing section until I found something that looked perfect...a kitchen sink...
Forum: events 06-02-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
So it’s getting to be about time to start the...

So it’s getting to be about time to start the food fund collection. As im sure y’all have noticed, food prices have skyrocketed the past year or so. It’s looking like I’m gonna have to ask $30/day...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Nope, mine cleared fine.

Nope, mine cleared fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By propav8r
I was able to add some spacers to the cables...

I was able to add some spacers to the cables where they enter the springs. That solved the issue of the cams on the brake handle hitting the console and popping it up. Good call Hiperfauto, I don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
This has turned into a whole thing. I kinda hoped...

This has turned into a whole thing. I kinda hoped it wouldn't but planned that it would. Oh well.

So I can't really re-use any of the existing speaker wiring in the car since it was all running up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By propav8r
Aight cool, yeah that's what I was talking about....

Aight cool, yeah that's what I was talking about. Mine are installed the right way round, maybe it's the cable ends that are coming out way too far. Idk, I'll have a look tomorrow. Good to know the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Started on the stereo upfit today in earnest. I...

Started on the stereo upfit today in earnest. I was kinda waiting for my carpet to show up but it's gonna take some time to rewire the car anyway, so no sense waiting on that.

Got the rear door...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By propav8r
Bump?

Bump?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By propav8r
262 Ebrake vs 240 Ebrake

Are the two different? I've had a 262 center console in my 244 for awhile now but never really secured it down because the threaded adjusters for the cams on the back of the handle push up on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
So I got the seats installed the other day. I...

So I got the seats installed the other day. I used the brackets/sliders that Corbeau sells, everything fit perfectly.

I'm glad I ordered the bases shaved down, headroom is tight, but I have more...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 156,038
Posted By propav8r
I dig this car and the swap. You should...

I dig this car and the swap. You should definitely come down to MountainMeet, but if not I'll be up for Peterpalooza a few weeks later.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Oh we’re keeping the subs. I have a mighty need...

Oh we’re keeping the subs. I have a mighty need to rattle every body panel on this thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
So I think this weekend is shaping up to be a car...

So I think this weekend is shaping up to be a car work weekend. I still haven't fixed that brake leak, keep forgetting, so I'll need to address that.

I also ordered a pair of Corbeau GTSII seats...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 528,134
Posted By propav8r
Seeing this thing in person finally was the...

Seeing this thing in person finally was the highlight of Davis for me. Good to finally meet and chat with y'all, incredible work.
Forum: events 03-27-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Ain't my couch. F*ck that couch.

Ain't my couch.

F*ck that couch.
Forum: events 03-24-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Rumor has it $500Matt is coming out of retirement

Rumor has it $500Matt is coming out of retirement
Forum: events 03-24-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Nice. Yeah, the closest airport is Asheville....

Nice. Yeah, the closest airport is Asheville. It’s served by Delta, American, United, Allegiant, JetBlue, and Sun Country.

Atlanta, Knoxville, and Charlotte are all roughly equidistant. If I...
Forum: events 03-21-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
One of these years I’ll clear a bed for you. ...

One of these years I’ll clear a bed for you.

Food, like everything else, has gone up the past year. Probably gonna ask $30/day for that this year.

Gonna hold off until August or so before we...
Forum: events 03-21-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,549
Posted By propav8r
Reservation went through this morning, we’re...

Reservation went through this morning, we’re locked in for 9/21-25
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 760,592
Posted By propav8r
Yeah. My engine is set lower than most, so...

Yeah. My engine is set lower than most, so clearance on the drivers side manifold to the skinny STS shaft is only about 1/8" or so. I can probably space the motor up slightly and fix this.


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