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Forum: events 07-26-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 81,246
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
thanks for checking in. i might be down for a...

thanks for checking in. i might be down for a couple passes! and do you know if wenstromma is still in town?

i just got the 780 through the compliance hoop and renewed the tag, i am contemplating...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 178,997
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
i might be able to manage a 14 if i could just...

i might be able to manage a 14 if i could just get to the track, both cars have >100lb removed (from the driver)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
does it have an intercooler yet?

does it have an intercooler yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
i did a very similar swap without that issue. but...

i did a very similar swap without that issue. but i did have a slow warm-up with the 1-wire sensor in that downpipe location, so i went with a "universal" Bosch 3-wire heated o2. fine now.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
hey those #'s are for LH2.4 AMM's not 2.2!! 006 =...

hey those #'s are for LH2.4 AMM's not 2.2!! 006 = 3" and 007 is the smaller one
Forum: showroom 05-28-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 41,543
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
and replaced with a BMW

and replaced with a BMW
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
car is of vintage with known bad wiring

car is of vintage with known bad wiring
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,384
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
the 006 is the 2.2 MAF

the 006 is the 2.2 MAF
Forum: events 04-01-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,954
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
not feelin' it this go round. have fun you guise

not feelin' it this go round. have fun you guise
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,959
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
when the white tuning fork piece breaks then the...

when the white tuning fork piece breaks then the metal striip glued to the window starts sawing on the regulator

http://i48.servimg.com/u/f48/15/18/67/20/badreg10.jpg
Forum: events 02-12-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 81,246
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
not lookin' good, toldjya why ex post facto...

not lookin' good, toldjya why

ex post facto edit: so did you guys go and post times in your Volvos or was that just a bunch of hot air like always? :blah:

speaking of hot air it isn't like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
depth is the hard part, i used plate speakers...

depth is the hard part, i used plate speakers e.g. boston acoustics C700II
Forum: events 12-17-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 81,246
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
i might have my sh1t straight by then, not makin'...

i might have my sh1t straight by then, not makin' any promises.

and yeah i went bird huntin' a couple times on my own
Forum: events 12-17-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 81,246
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
that's a two way street, borough-ham. :ahoy:

that's a two way street, borough-ham. :ahoy:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,004
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
headlights ground to engine ground = shortest...

headlights ground to engine ground = shortest path through the coolant? just guessing
Forum: events 12-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 81,246
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
fun car is a prisoner of the state, held captive...

fun car is a prisoner of the state, held captive in teh driveway. :locked::doh: other projects are stalled

E.T. was overrated, i hate that movie and the new retitled rehash is most likely no better
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,535
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
i used this to drill a pilot hole dead center ...

i used this to drill a pilot hole dead center
http://i73.servimg.com/u/f73/15/18/67/20/guide_10.jpg

then i hit it with the left handed drill. the last ones i did the drill spun it out without...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,403
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
i was able to get the spring pin fragment out by...

i was able to get the spring pin fragment out by simply twisting a sheet metal screw into it by hand and giving a sharp tug- i didn't even need pliers!?! this was at the mechanic on my nephew's car,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,450
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
a LED illumination retrofit attempt smoked the...

a LED illumination retrofit attempt smoked the original cluster in my 244t like that. i have yet to dig in and try to fix it...

with cluster work it pays to be cautious and disconnect the battery,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/facebook/000/5...

http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/facebook/000/538/731/0fc.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
:bs::lol:

:bs::lol:
Forum: showroom 07-08-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
fresh meat! :drool:

fresh meat! :drool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
this thread is teh disappoint... no-yeah!

this thread is teh disappoint... no-yeah!
Forum: showroom 05-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,349
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
:love: Beautiful save!!

:love: Beautiful save!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 243,790
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
per request: k-jet and idle computer sensor...

per request:

k-jet and idle computer sensor ports on the block (near the dipstick)

<s>12mm x 1.5mm</s> 11mm x 1.5mm per honestjhon
3/8NPT

:ahoy:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 103,213
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
awww yissssss :ahoy:

awww yissssss :ahoy:
Forum: showroom 05-15-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 115,136
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
wow cleaner than clean

wow cleaner than clean
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
wires are suspect, your car is from the years...

wires are suspect, your car is from the years with biodegradable insulation
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
leik this?? ...

leik this??
http://toddanthonydirect.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341cb01f53ef0105360bbf23970b-pi
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,764
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
crazy bandwagon? oooo well maybe not this one. ...

crazy bandwagon? oooo well maybe not this one.

once the name flies these generally get referred to the feedback section and or baleeted
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,717
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
that figure included buying the car and a JY long...

that figure included buying the car and a JY long block ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,717
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
a certain board member accomplished his own "13's...

a certain board member accomplished his own "13's with $1300 build using a 13C" challenge, your goal is highly doable
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,250
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
dremel

dremel
Forum: showroom 04-08-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,755
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
nice save!! stories are the best

nice save!! stories are the best
Forum: showroom 04-01-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,422
Views: 790,937
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
new trousers needed

new trousers needed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,658
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
yep pointing most toward flooding it via low fuel...

yep pointing most toward flooding it via low fuel pressure. the 'control pressure' is inverse and counterintuitive, the lower the pressure goes the richer it gets.:???:

half way up the yellow,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,658
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
what does the boost gauge read, does it go above...

what does the boost gauge read, does it go above the yellow?

what are the line, control, rest fuel pressure readings? ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,658
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
bucking on boost might indicate a...

bucking on boost might indicate a broken/split/unhooked WG line, bouncing off the overboost switch under the dash. on NA k-jet cars this symptom usually indicates the dead in-tank pump.


this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,763
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
welcome no heat: have you checked that the...

welcome

no heat: have you checked that the heater hoses are still connected at the firewall? possible bypass of bad heater core
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
he smoked the cluster putting LED's in it, easy...

he smoked the cluster putting LED's in it, easy to do. some of the LED's have the pins wrong, wrapped around both sides of the base and will short the cluster, damage it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,791
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
fitting the 3-wire o2 sensor on the turbo k-jet...

fitting the 3-wire o2 sensor on the turbo k-jet car was a worthwhile maneuver
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,532
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
http://i.usatoday.net/communitymanager/_photos/pop...

http://i.usatoday.net/communitymanager/_photos/pop-candy/2012/01/27/michaelx-large.jpg
Forum: events 02-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
nao that's one car i knowwww i can whoop, but i...

nao that's one car i knowwww i can whoop, but i bet you'd still trounce my torqueless lag monster on the 60'

"141 were faster than he, but Irving was out looking for 143!!" :ahoy:
Forum: events 02-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
Fontana 1/4mi dates!!!

(SoCal) ACD "Street Legal" is back on! Christmas tree o Christmastree!!:w00t:

http://www.autoclubspeedway.com/Tickets-Events/Events/Auto-Club-Dragway/Event-Calendar.aspx
Forum: showroom 02-12-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
laughter in video3 says everything. i miss the...

laughter in video3 says everything. i miss the track!!!, this reminds me i need to go see if the schedule for ACD Street Legal is posted yet.

edit: 13 dates scheduled for this year!! next one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,532
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
:nod::lol:so much win in this post!!

:nod::lol:so much win in this post!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,532
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
NO! this is how it is done.:w00t: ...

NO! this is how it is done.:w00t:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=66&pictureid=2449
/thereifixedit
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,889
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
hahhahha so much win here, esp that spaghetti...

hahhahha so much win here, esp that spaghetti factory in the front yard :ahoy:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,307
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
my blue tops i have sitting here don't appear to...

my blue tops i have sitting here don't appear to engage the stock (16v) clips or the ones that came with nathan's rail; the little slot is placed differently. :nomex::grin: it's taking an eternity...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,908
Posted By Coupe' de Grace
the 14mm /-04AN bridge is crossed in a number of...

the 14mm /-04AN bridge is crossed in a number of ways
http://i28.servimg.com/u/f28/15/18/67/20/an4set10.jpg
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