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Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By Tom Wiley
185/40-16

185/40-16
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Tom Wiley
Tires, will do that. How cheap/crappy/worn are...

Tires, will do that. How cheap/crappy/worn are they?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 165,386
Posted By Tom Wiley
This is one of my favorite cars on tb. Any...

This is one of my favorite cars on tb. Any updates?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,780
Posted By Tom Wiley
Yay! updates.

Yay! updates.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 37,790
Posted By Tom Wiley
update?

update?
Forum: showroom 04-23-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Tom Wiley
looks good. what's hanging on the driver side...

looks good. what's hanging on the driver side rear fender?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,810
Posted By Tom Wiley
You have a T5 in the car? Whats the driveshaft...

You have a T5 in the car? Whats the driveshaft angle look like? is the transmission too high/low?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 37,790
Posted By Tom Wiley
Seems like a lot of work. Also seems like the way...

Seems like a lot of work. Also seems like the way to go to produce the best outcome.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 24,460
Posted By Tom Wiley
Long time fan of this car. Good work with the...

Long time fan of this car. Good work with the upkeep.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 175,838
Posted By Tom Wiley
That's rather impressive

That's rather impressive
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 143,179
Posted By Tom Wiley
:thumbsup: well done Doug.

:thumbsup: well done Doug.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 143,179
Posted By Tom Wiley
Any updates in the past year?

Any updates in the past year?
Forum: showroom 03-10-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,686
Posted By Tom Wiley
Not trying to be dickish. Buy one of these...

Not trying to be dickish. Buy one of these (https://www.amazon.com/Stanley-45-912-Steel-CarpenterS-Square/dp/B00002X2HK/ref=sr_1_3?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1489186004&sr=1-3&keywords=square) and measure.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 84,661
Posted By Tom Wiley
I'm a huge fan of this car. I'm also a huge fan...

I'm a huge fan of this car. I'm also a huge fan of how hard you beat on it.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 233,561
Posted By Tom Wiley
gonna give it a 8.8?

gonna give it a 8.8?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By Tom Wiley
I thought that the 8.8 had axles that were 2...

I thought that the 8.8 had axles that were 2 different lengths and that by shortening the long side it made it both the correct width and symmetrical. I could be mistaken with that though.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 153,475
Posted By Tom Wiley
Spring is near. Update?

Spring is near. Update?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 233,561
Posted By Tom Wiley
Looks like fun. I like the black cloud fireball.

Looks like fun. I like the black cloud fireball.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 255,338
Posted By Tom Wiley
Thanks. He's got some interesting stuff.

Thanks. He's got some interesting stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 255,338
Posted By Tom Wiley
Which seller sold you the C&R unit?

Which seller sold you the C&R unit?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 37,790
Posted By Tom Wiley
Very nice. I share 4/2 as a birthday with my dad...

Very nice. I share 4/2 as a birthday with my dad as well.
Forum: article composition 03-03-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 49,400
Posted By Tom Wiley
Interesting. Thanks for the info.

Interesting. Thanks for the info.
Forum: article composition 03-02-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 49,400
Posted By Tom Wiley
Back from the dead. Thinking of doing this on my...

Back from the dead. Thinking of doing this on my '81 without swapping the later axle/housing. How high will the car idle w/o the speed signal? 1500 rpm?
Forum: showroom 02-28-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,560
Posted By Tom Wiley
Paging Pat Dickman I think that blue is...

Paging Pat Dickman

I think that blue is single stage? Here are some results from ~10 minutes of work with a cheap craftsman buffer:

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/v8g9q5C.jpg

After:...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 37,790
Posted By Tom Wiley
https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/6013673097.h...

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/6013673097.html < 960 with a blown head gasket listed for $1k. Looks beat up enough to not be missed.

https://providence.craigslist.org/cto/5980753117.html...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,654
Posted By Tom Wiley
This thing is dope. Big fan of the style. Keep it...

This thing is dope. Big fan of the style. Keep it up.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 175,838
Posted By Tom Wiley
Stay golden pony boy.

Stay golden pony boy.
Forum: showroom 02-19-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 32,032
Posted By Tom Wiley
Pin the wastegate closed and add 5 degrees of...

Pin the wastegate closed and add 5 degrees of timing?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 144,034
Posted By Tom Wiley
Not bad then. I'm looking forward to seeing this...

Not bad then. I'm looking forward to seeing this run.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 144,034
Posted By Tom Wiley
Very nice. How much does that motor weigh?

Very nice. How much does that motor weigh?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,914
Posted By Tom Wiley
Your photos aren't working.

Your photos aren't working.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 80,786
Posted By Tom Wiley
What injectors are you running?

What injectors are you running?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,174
Posted By Tom Wiley
Well, don't spend money on lowering the car if it...

Well, don't spend money on lowering the car if it has issues. Get all of the issues/deferred maintenance taken car of then look at upgrades.

A car that is stock and runs and drives is more fun...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 84,661
Posted By Tom Wiley
looks like fun. what's the plan with the front...

looks like fun. what's the plan with the front suspension? gonna make a beefy subframe and lengthen the arms for mega travel?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,174
Posted By Tom Wiley
What do you do with the car? What are your goals?...

What do you do with the car? What are your goals? What's your budget? Are you willing to steal your granny's car to do hoodrat things with your friends?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,291
Posted By Tom Wiley
What happened to this car?

What happened to this car?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,527
Posted By Tom Wiley
Want power, carbs and a blower? Get a V8.

Want power, carbs and a blower? Get a V8.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 84,661
Posted By Tom Wiley
What are your plans for the front/rear suspension...

What are your plans for the front/rear suspension now?
Forum: showroom 12-19-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,819
Posted By Tom Wiley
Looks the business. What size rolling stock?

Looks the business. What size rolling stock?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By Tom Wiley
I suppose anything is possible. I'm not sure how...

I suppose anything is possible. I'm not sure how long the m45 would live behind a V8. Why not swap a B23?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 155,310
Posted By Tom Wiley
It's gotta be something simple. First thought is...

It's gotta be something simple. First thought is the wastegate is open enough to prevent boost from building. The porting you did doesn't look like you over ported it to not seal, but that's the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By Tom Wiley
Find a decent exhaust shop. They should be able...

Find a decent exhaust shop. They should be able to give you exactly what you want as long as you're willing to pay for it. To my knowledge, there isn't a off the shelf unit that fulfills your...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,131
Posted By Tom Wiley
Basically my thinking as well. If you want a...

Basically my thinking as well. If you want a drift car with a turbo M30, do the E28. It will be better for it in the end i think.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,131
Posted By Tom Wiley
Why not turbo the 535i?

Why not turbo the 535i?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 255,338
Posted By Tom Wiley
^lol. Have you seen Project Binky? It's basically...

^lol. Have you seen Project Binky? It's basically what your described.
Forum: showroom 10-31-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By Tom Wiley
I thought 92 was blacked out year

I thought 92 was blacked out year
Forum: showroom 10-31-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,615
Posted By Tom Wiley
We should start a "high fiber club" of only poop...

We should start a "high fiber club" of only poop brown cars.
Forum: showroom 10-31-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,615
Posted By Tom Wiley
double post

double post
Forum: showroom 10-31-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,615
Posted By Tom Wiley
what color code is it?

what color code is it?
Forum: showroom 10-31-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,615
Posted By Tom Wiley
i'd rather buy a hoopty with 300k miles that is...

i'd rather buy a hoopty with 300k miles that is continuously driven than one that has sat for 15 years with 50k miles....first the cost is lower so replacement parts can be budgeted for. second, as...
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