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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I thought that the throttle shaft rings were the...

I thought that the throttle shaft rings were the same as like injectors or valve hushers?

I could be wrong....

I am wrong

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=300760
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Wow, good looking out, I just ordered a set,...

Wow, good looking out, I just ordered a set, Thanks G!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 185,418
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I like everything that is happening with this, I...

I like everything that is happening with this, I am particularly fond of the small Supertrap on the WG dump.

The wheels look awesome, and I am jelly of the headliner insulation, I don't know why...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 636
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I used a Bosch 13953 which worked perfect, I cut...

I used a Bosch 13953 which worked perfect, I cut off the end of the new O2, and I cut the plug and wires off the old, spliced them together (black to black, whites to whites), it has been fine for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,034
Posted By Uncleknucklez
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1897/44453908892_ec...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1897/44453908892_ec793ac0dd_b.jpg


Those are really nice pieces! I wish I could ditch my T5 for a Getrag swap someday.
Forum: website & board 08-30-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Yep, It's a real shame actually, one of my...

Yep, It's a real shame actually, one of my favorite current builds and the pics are HUGE!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,015
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Did you verify the ECT resistances and voltages...

Did you verify the ECT resistances and voltages at cold, warm, and hot ranges? My experience with LH24 is Rich during cruise is almost always ECT or O2 sensor issues.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Uncleknucklez
What are "orange tops"?

What are "orange tops"?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Lowering these cars usually means you have...

Lowering these cars usually means you have removed caster and introduced bump steer, wander happens.

Kaplhenke makes nice quick steer roll corrector which help with the bump steer, and caster is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,122
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I do have the single piece Aerostar driveshaft in...

I do have the single piece Aerostar driveshaft in my car, with the smaller Aerostar dampener for the record.

It's a bummer about all the work you're doing to come up snake eyes on the NVH, after...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 38,370
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Nice update Mike, have you noticed any charging...

Nice update Mike, have you noticed any charging issues with the smaller pulley?

My car has a 100 alt in it, and with the AC and headlights on I can pretty much bury the voltmeter, that would be a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Stock 1030, 3.91 gears, Modded G80 with the...

Stock 1030, 3.91 gears, Modded G80 with the windows cut
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Bummer, Yeah, my car has a kjet -> LH24 swap AND...

Bummer, Yeah, my car has a kjet -> LH24 swap AND a late model 240 dash swap and I'll be a son of a gun if the speedo in my car flat out refuses to function. Such a simple circuit that has caused me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Uncleknucklez
The aluminum diff cover fits, with the correct...

The aluminum diff cover fits, with the correct longer bolts.

Depending on the speedo in the car, the reading may be way off with the aluminum cover due to the sensor being different, but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,991
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Cobra airbox is bolt in and the least painless...

Cobra airbox is bolt in and the least painless option imho (except cone filter on end of MAF)

Unless your car came with the Cobra airbox, you will have to drill 3 holes in the inner fender to...
Forum: website & board 08-20-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Welcome, Enjoy your stay :)

Welcome, Enjoy your stay :)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,991
Posted By Uncleknucklez
The Diesel airbox is very easy to make work if...

The Diesel airbox is very easy to make work if you have one, or access. The 940 airbox flows enough air to support the HP goals for most of us, but requires a bit of massaging in order to fit.
...
Forum: website & board 08-16-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Uncleknucklez
The search function on this site can be...

The search function on this site can be frustrating at times, I personally use google's site search function from my browser.

site:forums.turbobricks.com fog light

Just change the end to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Uncleknucklez
You will have to get the flat flywheel machined...

You will have to get the flat flywheel machined for 60-2 triggering, or a dished flywheel and clutch PP setup, but that won't hold power for long (which could be a good thing for the M46)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 21,688
Posted By Uncleknucklez
It was hilarious! Yeah, It's disorganized, and we...

It was hilarious! Yeah, It's disorganized, and we got kicked out of the overpass parking after a while, but was chill and we had a decent time. Need more Volvos!



I just started thinking...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 21,688
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Speedo still doesn't work, what else is new... ...

Speedo still doesn't work, what else is new...

I changed the radiator in the car for a new Nissen unit, this one has more rows, but everything else is the same, came from evilBay for $85

The...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,523
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Nice! I would seriously consider redrilling those...

Nice! I would seriously consider redrilling those top mount stud holes to mount those plates so they help with caster instead of camber if handling is important to you. I wish I would have done that...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 87,419
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Really good numbers on the scales, I would raise...

Really good numbers on the scales, I would raise the left side just a touch to offset you being in the car, but those are really close to being perfect!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 206,762
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I ordered a 3" mandrel U bend and a 90, cut them...

I ordered a 3" mandrel U bend and a 90, cut them to length and welded them up for my DP

Easy Peasy

https://i.imgur.com/x09VLNSl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ekOkmBBl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Nice! I wish I could convince myself to do my...

Nice! I wish I could convince myself to do my engine bay like that, maybe someday...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I saw a set on IG, looked pretty good actually, I...

I saw a set on IG, looked pretty good actually, I think they are pricey for what they are, but I am glad there is an option for steelies like this.

Have you looked into Diamond Racing as well?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 817
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Dunlop Direzza DZ102 in 205/55/15, I am very...

Dunlop Direzza DZ102 in 205/55/15, I am very happy with the tire life, noise, and grip of these units on my 242.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By Uncleknucklez
100 F Degree ambient temps, AC, Freeway cruising,...

100 F Degree ambient temps, AC, Freeway cruising, 80* C and when I'm smashing it I see 100* C
Forum: showroom 08-10-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 789,479
Posted By Uncleknucklez
That's hot

That's hot
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I shortened the rear trailing arms and torque...

I shortened the rear trailing arms and torque rods to help with rear wheel position and better slip yoke engagement using the stock fox body (or Aerostar) DS. Just another option
Forum: showroom 07-30-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 2,780,353
Posted By Uncleknucklez
They are yeah, 15x7 Weds Bavaria fins in 5x108...

They are yeah, 15x7 Weds Bavaria fins in 5x108 with 205/55/15/ Direzzas, I like smaller wheels, and when I had the tires off the rims for refurbishing I weighed one at 13.8 lbs on my bathroom scale,...
Forum: showroom 07-30-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 2,780,353
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Damn that looks nice! Here is one I...

Damn that looks nice!


Here is one I posted on social media this morning
https://i.imgur.com/07jBX70l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 206,762
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Yeah, good way to check things before you get too...

Yeah, good way to check things before you get too far, I also prime the system by pulling the coil wire to the distributor and let the starter do the work, once you have pressure pop the wire back on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By Uncleknucklez
What chips are in the car? Sounds like it...

What chips are in the car?

Sounds like it is knocking, pulling timing and then over fueling? I know with the setup in my car (similar to yours 16T, 17psi, lh24) I switched to smaller injectors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ah yes, I forget about the earlier styles, I...

Ah yes, I forget about the earlier styles, I actually think I may have one or two of those in the switch stash.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Yeah, the green switch is the Volvo fog light...

Yeah, the green switch is the Volvo fog light switch.

https://www.volvo240.be/webpages/products/Set2.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Really man, you can use that diagram to wire just...

Really man, you can use that diagram to wire just about anything that you would want to put on a relay as a stand alone system, just swap out the lights for anything else that needs powa!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Like this.. Also, if the lights don't seem...

Like this..

Also, if the lights don't seem to have a ground wire, a lot of times they are earthed through the mounting hardware (no wires).
Forum: showroom 07-27-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Truthfully any sign or vinyl shop could make...

Truthfully any sign or vinyl shop could make these for you guys, reach out to them?

(15 years in the sign and graphics industry)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,051
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Update time, I swung by to check on the...

Update time,

I swung by to check on the progress on this, and was able to determine that the car had N/A injectors, and was doing all kinds of weird stuff as it was trying to reach Stoic.

New...
Forum: showroom 07-26-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By Uncleknucklez
You're close, just use the "IMG" link from...

You're close, just use the "IMG" link from Photobucket, then copy and paste it into your post.

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f337/out_ter_yakmen/inj4LL_zps4dyigbrq.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 92,258
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Man I love this color and that front end :nod: ...

Man I love this color and that front end :nod:

Keep up the good work!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Uncleknucklez
EBC will absolutely work with Kjet, an MBC will...

EBC will absolutely work with Kjet, an MBC will be fine, but I am with you, having a "set and forget" approach is really a nice way of doing it, I want to add an Innovate SCG-1 to my car at some...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,236
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I manage a sign shop, But we have 10' shear,...

I manage a sign shop, But we have 10' shear, break, 12' CNC router table, and access to any number of thickness and size aluminum stuffs. Most of our signs are aluminum any more.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Adjusting turbo pressure with wastegate preload...

Adjusting turbo pressure with wastegate preload is kind of a waste of time.

Get the WGA set right, and pop on an MBC, not only will you be able to adjust boost, but spool time can be dramatically...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 21,688
Posted By Uncleknucklez
So last night I decided to swap in a spare...

So last night I decided to swap in a spare cluster to see if I could get the speedo to work, it did not, I did however find that somewhere along the line this second cluster had been modded with an...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,236
Posted By Uncleknucklez
21st century TB in here, You're the Man Chris,...

21st century TB in here, You're the Man Chris, this is rad. If you need sheet aluminum work let me know and I can try to help out.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 46,941
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ha! fab aluminum ala "Two Lane Blacktop" ...

Ha! fab aluminum ala "Two Lane Blacktop"

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--k92qSZZ6--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/srojnse1kleekygv7i5p.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 21,688
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I have been subscribed to that thread for...

I have been subscribed to that thread for reference, but never went back, another good resource.

So, what could cause the speedo to operate on the bench, and then stop functioning as soon as it...
Forum: showroom 07-24-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ha! That Shelby license plate though!

Ha! That Shelby license plate though!
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