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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By mjcerati
Definitely going to do this!

Definitely going to do this!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By mjcerati
Hi, I thought I'd follow up. I broke the dowels...

Hi, I thought I'd follow up. I broke the dowels off, put them in the retaining tips. I decided to leave the hinge all connected to the fuel door. I punched them in with a flat head and all was good,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By mjcerati
Hmmm ok. I was pushing really hard, but I guess I...

Hmmm ok. I was pushing really hard, but I guess I need a punch, and to break off some part of it? Wow this was not what I was expecting at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By mjcerati
Ok, I will try both suggestions. I put the hinge...

Ok, I will try both suggestions. I put the hinge on the fuel door, first because it seemed more of a pain to attach the fuel door to the hinge, after attaching the hinge to the body, first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By mjcerati
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-CiDbM3bC4OGEI95R...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-CiDbM3bC4OGEI95RLlL90VVL__-6goI/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By mjcerati
Fuel Door Hinge

My OE hinge died, so I bought an aftermarket replacement that IPD carries. I got it on the fuel door and go fit the hinge into the body holes, but the tolerances between the 4 plastic dowels and the...
Forum: showroom 05-24-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 1,527,549
Posted By mjcerati
Hahaha. Small world! Nice 242?!

Hahaha. Small world! Nice 242?!
Forum: showroom 05-24-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 1,527,549
Posted By mjcerati
Huh? Damn Google drive Link sharing. Haha.

Huh? Damn Google drive Link sharing. Haha.
Forum: showroom 05-24-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 1,527,549
Posted By mjcerati
Forest-shrub brick

Snuggled in shrubbery.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RQ8xjBNntvifJRrp_kfISpKgcrrPpWfI/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: showroom 05-24-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 1,527,549
Posted By mjcerati
So good!

So good!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By mjcerati
I also had fanciful visions of setting up a drive...

I also had fanciful visions of setting up a drive by wire system, while trying to keep the original pedal and using the stock manifold with some sort of adapter flange welded between the intake and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By mjcerati
The 240 might be the ticket. Thanks for reminding...

The 240 might be the ticket. Thanks for reminding me about that option.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By mjcerati
Throttle control 142s to 'e' setup

I need some help with advice, suggestions, or tips as to solving my problem in a simple and inexpensive way. I was hoping anyone could post some pictures of their 142e throttle control at the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
I'm sorta trying to avoid machining heads but I...

I'm sorta trying to avoid machining heads but I appreciate it. Who knows maybe I will eventually do that if things go that way. I'll contact Don for the all elusive B head.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
Yea too right on that one. There's a guy in...

Yea too right on that one. There's a guy in Oakland with a good 72 145e but I know he's gonna wanna extract as much $ for it as possible,which I get-kinda. At this point I would trade my complete...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
I was looking at the parts catalogs,comparing the...

I was looking at the parts catalogs,comparing the diagrams.They look different to me. I'm basically looking to replicate fuel,electrical, and throttle control from efi cars. :rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
Sorry, the car in the avatar is long dead. I have...

Sorry, the car in the avatar is long dead. I have a different car, you are right.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
it's a confirmed 72' 142s

it's a confirmed 72' 142s
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
Really appreciate the replies, gents! I'm very...

Really appreciate the replies, gents! I'm very much in a brainstorming phase and trying to anticipate roadblocks.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
Ok, got it. I'm guessing the tank will need some...

Ok, got it. I'm guessing the tank will need some modification accepting a new line?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
Ok, "dead-head" is returning the fuel into the...

Ok, "dead-head" is returning the fuel into the tank before it reaches the engine compartment?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By mjcerati
142s to b20f conversion

HI! I was wondering if any of you, more experienced wrenchers, knows if the 142s chassis's fuel piping is too different to use with an efi system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By mjcerati
Thank you, sir!!

Thank you, sir!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By mjcerati
sensor in the top face of the back of a b20f head

What is it for? I can't find any info on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By mjcerati
Thanks for the info, again.

Thanks for the info, again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By mjcerati
Chassis code for 1971 Volvo 142

Hi there. I have a Volvo green-book, service manual for the 1972 140 production year. The manual's forward states the six digit chassis code for that model year as 249930, but my vin's last 6 digits...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By mjcerati
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By mjcerati
B20 ebay head identification

Anyone able to pin the year down on this ?: ...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2015, 11:26 PM
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Views: 264,146
Posted By mjcerati
How much did you buy it for? If you don't mind me...

How much did you buy it for? If you don't mind me asking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Vintage: b20E No start
Views: 2,255
Posted By mjcerati
Yeah sorry, I definitely messed with the stick...

Yeah sorry, I definitely messed with the stick and clutch is not misaligned, so I'm not sure it's what you experienced but I will keep your situation in mind if a future problem is similar to your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Vintage: b20E No start
Views: 2,255
Posted By mjcerati
are you trying to be sarcastic? Anyways, I...

are you trying to be sarcastic?
Anyways, I jumped battery, drove for about 4 mins and car died. It's the damn alternator. This car's previous owner put in an E fan, which I have tried to support...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Vintage: b20E No start
Views: 2,255
Posted By mjcerati
Ok, battery terminal connections are nice and...

Ok, battery terminal connections are nice and clean, I will have to walk back to the car and to check the rest. I just hope it's nothing internal. I want to not have to tow it..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Vintage: b20E No start
Views: 2,255
Posted By mjcerati
b20E No start

Turn ignition and starter can't seem to turn the crank over. If I keep turning ignition in successive bursts, the cranking gets progressively worse until it just doesn't at all. There is electricity...
Forum: showroom 01-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,833
Posted By mjcerati
Im not sure, I don't have the car anymore.

Im not sure, I don't have the car anymore.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 38,314
Posted By mjcerati
Looking so damn good, great work.

Looking so damn good, great work.
Forum: showroom 09-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,002
Posted By mjcerati
Your car is my favorite 145 on Tbricks!

Your car is my favorite 145 on Tbricks!
Forum: showroom 09-02-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By mjcerati
Thanks! Your right about the driving. I try and...

Thanks! Your right about the driving. I try and not drive like an ******* the majority of the time.
Forum: showroom 09-01-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By mjcerati
b20e, it's actually a good engine running badly,...

b20e, it's actually a good engine running badly, something electrical.
Forum: showroom 09-01-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By mjcerati
Quick vid of my projeckt

Hey tbricks, I felt like posting a vid of the car I purchased a few months ago. My buddy and I decided to take my, at the time, newly acquired 142, out for a spin. It's been a few months since this...
Forum: showroom 05-19-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,593
Posted By mjcerati
So many excellent 140's! The 73 with white walls...

So many excellent 140's! The 73 with white walls is fantastic.
Forum: showroom 05-14-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 986
Posted By mjcerati
Me and the B20

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3fgjquk0ais/U3Pir1GjgiI/AAAAAAAAANw/qQvoXH6maWo/w960-h717-no/me+and+b20.jpg
An intimate relationship, indeed.
Forum: showroom 05-12-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 76,433
Posted By mjcerati
Amen to that.

Amen to that.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By mjcerati
Most likely! I'll give you a call, tomorrow.

Most likely! I'll give you a call, tomorrow.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By mjcerati
Thanks guys, that helps a ton. Here's the...

Thanks guys, that helps a ton.

Here's the 780 v6 one: http://www.boschautoparts.com/VehiclePartFinder/Pages/PartInformation.aspx?part_type=Alternators&part_num=AL156X
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By mjcerati
Alternator upgrade b20e

I need to increase the amps for my Efan equipped b20e. Any suggestions? 100-120 amps should suffice. Also, any advice on bracket fab, pully offset and belts is greatly appreciated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By mjcerati
Must have the wrong nuts, then. At this point I...

Must have the wrong nuts, then. At this point I have the exhaust mani off. Looks like I'll need to more sophisticated sockets or take off the intake mani, as well.
I squirted WD40 wherever there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By mjcerati
OK,so. Yesterday I discovered that the PO blocked...

OK,so. Yesterday I discovered that the PO blocked off the Auxiliary Air regulator, and left the intake side unblocked with the hose just clamped to the port... I reconnected the hose and started the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By mjcerati
Once I have a break from work I'll have time to...

Once I have a break from work I'll have time to check the alternator type. I do not know the draw of the E fan, nor do I know the brand and what type it is. The PO of the PO installed it. I have a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By mjcerati
thanks so much! The engine is misfiring under...

thanks so much! The engine is misfiring under load, only at night. I have replaced plugs, wires, set the timing, pertronix module, made sure vacuum advance diaphram doesn't have a loose connection...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By mjcerati
OK thank you good sir.

OK thank you good sir.
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