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Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 09:32 AM
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Posted By vwbusman66
Sounds like it'll be ready for MM!

Sounds like it'll be ready for MM!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 58,960
Posted By vwbusman66
Do the pads need/can they be shimmed? You could...

Do the pads need/can they be shimmed? You could shim the right side to bring the pad closer to the rotor. I wonder if that would balance it?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By vwbusman66
Just MS it. Honestly, you'll have more fun that...

Just MS it. Honestly, you'll have more fun that way, and MUCH more control.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By vwbusman66
you could also just get a CSI from a v8 Benz or...

you could also just get a CSI from a v8 Benz or something with bigger displacement.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By vwbusman66
I wonder if porting out the fuel dist would help?...

I wonder if porting out the fuel dist would help?

I would seriously consider pulling some shims to get off boost AFR good (~13.5), and then use the CSI to compensate under boost. You may be able...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By vwbusman66
The best bet IMO would be turbo injectors and a...

The best bet IMO would be turbo injectors and a fuel dist from one. I think the pressures and flow rates are different between NA and turbo.

You may be better off removing a shim or two and...
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
As in, too many drunk TB’ers?

As in, too many drunk TB’ers?
Forum: events 09-16-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
If anybody's wife/gf/bf needs/wants a medium...

If anybody's wife/gf/bf needs/wants a medium shirt, I ordered an extra by accident.
You can have it for $10 or a case of PBR, or we can raffle it off or something.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By vwbusman66
IMO, you'd want a higher lockup speed, not a...

IMO, you'd want a higher lockup speed, not a lower one. Is your car a turbo?
Letting the converter "slip" to a higher speed will put the engine in the powerband when it locks up instead of bogging...
Forum: events 09-12-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
Message me on FB.

Message me on FB.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 09:23 AM
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Views: 313,348
Posted By vwbusman66
So MountainMeet?

So MountainMeet?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,401
Posted By vwbusman66
I have always wanted to get one of these and play...

I have always wanted to get one of these and play with it but haven't. :-(
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
1 honey for me Kenny! Will send PP today.

1 honey for me Kenny! Will send PP today.
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
You have mail.

You have mail.
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
Anyone else want shirts?

Anyone else want shirts?
Forum: events 09-09-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
Rec'd

Rec'd
Forum: events 09-09-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
Last call for shirts!! Need money by 11:00 PM...

Last call for shirts!!
Need money by 11:00 PM EST 9/10/2019
$20 each to 1956dbkombi@gmail.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,248
Posted By vwbusman66
Excellent question! Someone who is tired of...

Excellent question!
Someone who is tired of being harassed/seeing other people harassed by JVH.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,248
Posted By vwbusman66
When was the last time you actually had empirical...

When was the last time you actually had empirical evidence to back up your tirades and absolutist approach to anything?

The fact you continue to engage me shows the maturity level here.
Deuces...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,248
Posted By vwbusman66
Because you're not an egotistical self-proclaimed...

Because you're not an egotistical self-proclaimed "expert" and "perfectionist", right?

Remember that time you f*^ked up a batch of flywheels? :oogle:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By vwbusman66
Mine does. Why?

Mine does.
Why?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
Andrew, I appreciate the offer. Let me stew on...

Andrew, I appreciate the offer. Let me stew on things tonight and I'll shoot you a PM in the morning. Kyle also reached out about his old 122 rad.



The quote I got at home was in the...
Forum: events 09-03-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
Rec'd

Rec'd
Forum: events 09-03-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
If anybody wants a tshirt who hasn't paid yet,...

If anybody wants a tshirt who hasn't paid yet, please PP me $20 @ 1956dbkombi@gmail.com ASAP.
We're doing black with white logos.
Also, PM me your size.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
Bilstein HD's went on the front yesterday. 2...

Bilstein HD's went on the front yesterday.
2 miles into the test drive, the radiator quit. Pissing fluid out from near the top- I suspect the plastic e fan zip ties made it quit finally.
Still a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By vwbusman66
This would be greatly appreciated.

This would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By vwbusman66
Thanks Ken.

Thanks Ken.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By vwbusman66
240 radiator in a crossflow 140

So, today the radiator in the 142 decided to stop cooperating.
I'm poor as f*$k, and I've read that I can make a 240 radiator fit.

Does anybody have any pictures or info? How do you mount it, as...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
I installed the Hella 500's and new one-way valve...

I installed the Hella 500's and new one-way valve today. I suspect my booster is cooked, but I don't care.
I ****ing love this car. It has no right to be as fun to bomb around town at all, yet here...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By vwbusman66
If you stay b20, what are you going to do about...

If you stay b20, what are you going to do about pistons? Aftermarket forged?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By vwbusman66
What is core shift? Slight off center/fore/aft...

What is core shift? Slight off center/fore/aft movement of the bores when you hog them out?

Edit: Yep. Well, sorta.
https://mooregoodink.com/what-is-core-shift-and-why-is-it-detrimental/
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By vwbusman66
Can you/I/anyone discard that bushing because 6...

Can you/I/anyone discard that bushing because 6 bolt cranks are piston steered, or will the pin rotate in the piston instead of the rod?

Also, how does a 6 bolt block take the ~3mm overbore of b21...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By vwbusman66
6 bolt VS 8 bolt B20

This coming summer, I am planning on doing a pseudo rebuild on a b20 in prep for mild turbo use.

Which one is stronger in stock form?
From what I've read, the 6 bolt has larger rod bearings,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By vwbusman66
What needs to be clearanced? The hole the shock...

What needs to be clearanced? The hole the shock goes through?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By vwbusman66
140 Bilstein HD LCA modification

Read a review on IPD after buying a set pf HD’s.

It read: “installed these on my lowered 69 144s with great results. everything has improved. from braking to freeway driving. you do have to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By vwbusman66
Vp has them as well as the gasket. I'll be...

Vp has them as well as the gasket.

I'll be testing/replacing the check valve Friday when my box from VP gets here.

It is entirely possible the dryness/cracks around the gasket are causing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By vwbusman66
71 Girling 140 brake booster options

So, I'm staring down the barrel of possibly needing to have my booster rebuilt/replaced on the 142. Because of the cost, I am looking for a more reasonably priced option.

I know General Lief is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
Oh also, sorta-update. Bilstein HD front and...

Oh also, sorta-update.

Bilstein HD front and KYB Gas-a-Just rear shocks arrived from RockAuto today. VP shipped my seat clips, new brake booster valve and gasket, and some small hardware stuff...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
Yeah, sometimes using 3rd. To be fair, it was...

Yeah, sometimes using 3rd. To be fair, it was fully loaded with me and my brother and easily 500 pounds of ****.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
The hills here are killer, like 50mph up some of...

The hills here are killer, like 50mph up some of them on a 75mph road at the moment.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By vwbusman66
I was going to suggest this.

I was going to suggest this.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
I've read that thread at least a dozen times. I...

I've read that thread at least a dozen times.
I don't want 500hp, not even 300 I don't think.
Forum: events 08-27-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
I made the decision today that I'm going to bust...

I made the decision today that I'm going to bust ass to get everything little on the 142 done.
So me.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 204,265
Posted By vwbusman66
If you bring this I'll thrash to get the 142...

If you bring this I'll thrash to get the 142 dialed.
Forum: events 08-27-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,692
Posted By vwbusman66
Now that we’re about a month out, I’d like to get...

Now that we’re about a month out, I’d like to get serious about placing an order for shirts.
I think I’m just going to do black/white text and logos.
Please send me your size and quantity and let...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By vwbusman66
At the beginning of the build, I had plans of...

At the beginning of the build, I had plans of putting a pair of Gobi P2R seats in the car.

For the time being, I am going to re-web the seat bottoms and see how they feel. I ordered new...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By vwbusman66
I figured. Once I posted I remembered I'm using...

I figured. Once I posted I remembered I'm using VW points, rotor, and cap so obviously they have a wheel for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By vwbusman66
Where did you get your crane setup? Just a...

Where did you get your crane setup? Just a generic 4cyl unit? I like Pertronix but my history with them scares me.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By vwbusman66
‘71 B20B tuning stuff

So now that I have about 2,000 miles on the 142 since the cam swap, I’d like to tweak some stuff for better drive-ability and power. At the moment, the car “climbs on” hard at 3000rpm and pulls hard...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,474
Posted By vwbusman66
Turns out the issue wasn't the belt at all! ...

Turns out the issue wasn't the belt at all!
After putting the right belt on, the alternator completely failed. Advance auto bench tested it, and the windings had come "open" (broken wire somewhere)....
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