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Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By AndrewNance
Itís hard to say. My driveshaft is one piece so...

Itís hard to say. My driveshaft is one piece so it definitely had to be done. Maybe with a stock-ish diameter two-piece driveshaft youíd be okay?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By AndrewNance
I'm sort of preparing to do something similar. I...

I'm sort of preparing to do something similar. I welded a fitting to this part of the water return pipe:

https://i.imgur.com/1xFIbng.jpg

I was going to plumb the other side into the lower...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By AndrewNance
Now that I think about it, maybe I didn't use a...

Now that I think about it, maybe I didn't use a banjo on my slave cylinder. I'd go look but I don't feel like lying on the ground right now. I'll be pushing the car back into the garage soon enough.
Forum: events 05-06-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,974
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m gonna bring a volvo this year

I’m gonna bring a volvo this year
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,974
Posted By AndrewNance
Itís a lot of hairy men in the woods so set your...

Itís a lot of hairy men in the woods so set your expectations accordingly.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By AndrewNance
If itís to go in a 140, sure. Stock 122/1800(?)...

If itís to go in a 140, sure. Stock 122/1800(?) stuff is easy enough to adapt to a 740 slave cylinder.
Forum: showroom 04-30-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By AndrewNance
Damn I might could use them then :lol:

Damn I might could use them then :lol:
Forum: showroom 04-29-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By AndrewNance
‘73+ 140 fenders. When they ditched the side...

‘73+ 140 fenders. When they ditched the side markers.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 174,728
Posted By AndrewNance
Mine was probably at 12-15 psi. I never took it...

Mine was probably at 12-15 psi. I never took it over that. I only got that last caliper to finally bleed properly by having Kyle pump the pedal and hold it like a bunch of Neanderthals - but it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 174,728
Posted By AndrewNance
I’ll be expecting my replacement 1’ section of...

I’ll be expecting my replacement 1’ section of clear tubing :cameron:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 174,728
Posted By AndrewNance
That brake bleeding debacle sounds exactly like...

That brake bleeding debacle sounds exactly like what I just went through with my 142. I used two different power bleeders and still had a rear caliper that wouldn’t bleed, even with new hoses and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By AndrewNance
Does the filter get really close to the frame...

Does the filter get really close to the frame rail with a sandwich plate?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By AndrewNance
You'd have to do a lot of work to a b20 before it...

You'd have to do a lot of work to a b20 before it would need an oil cooler.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By AndrewNance
It would be interesting to see how much the axle...

It would be interesting to see how much the axle actually moves for every inch a car is lowered. If you’re only going down one inch, you probably don’t even need to mess with it. Even though I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By AndrewNance
I used the stock 122 clutch master cylinder and a...

I used the stock 122 clutch master cylinder and a 740 slave cylinder and they work fine together with a stiffer pressure plate. As Ian mentioned, you need to have a custom hose made up to connect the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By AndrewNance
The ID is probably 7/8”. You need a couple of...

The ID is probably 7/8”. You need a couple of these tube end weld nuts - one LH and one RH.

https://www.mcmaster.com/tube-inserts
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,649
Posted By AndrewNance
What about like a rollover valve? I bought one...

What about like a rollover valve? I bought one but I had already put the tank and pump back in and didn’t want to remove it again to cut another hole. I intended to find a cap seal that would seal...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By AndrewNance
Just megasqurt it and run whatever you want.

Just megasqurt it and run whatever you want.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By AndrewNance
Agreed. Whatever you choose will look cool for a...

Agreed. Whatever you choose will look cool for a while but youíll probably grow tired of it and wish they had a classier look again.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By AndrewNance
They might be able to regrind your cam.

They might be able to regrind your cam.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By AndrewNance
Contact Schneider and see if they have blanks. I...

Contact Schneider and see if they have blanks. I ran their 274 and it was an awesome cam but required double valve springs. I’d go with their 264 if I was doing it again. Don’t bother with the header.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 19,189
Posted By AndrewNance
It is! I remember a build thread here of a yellow...

It is! I remember a build thread here of a yellow 242 with a Detroit green engine bay and the two colors looked great together.



Just regular rubber hoses from VP. This is a cruiser so no real...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 19,189
Posted By AndrewNance
Kyle came up today and helped me get this thing...

Kyle came up today and helped me get this thing running pretty well. I believe I need to adjust the float in the front carb as it seems to be starving a little going uphill which is causing a bit of...
Forum: showroom 03-16-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By AndrewNance
Yeah I always wished they were silver even though...

Yeah I always wished they were silver even though white would’ve looked great on a brown 245 or yellow 142. I should’ve kept them but they were worth more than either of the cars :-P
Forum: showroom 03-15-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By AndrewNance
Wheelflip.com will have what you need to step...

Wheelflip.com will have what you need to step them to 18Ē and whatever width you like. Itís about $1600 to do a set and takes about 6 weeks. I bought these 15Ē faces from a member here and stepped to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By AndrewNance
I will go out on a limb and guess that you will...

I will go out on a limb and guess that you will have to make almost everything you made when swapping one into your amazon. Most of the difference will be in that 140s have a more forgiving inner...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,923
Posted By AndrewNance
5" springs should only fit in the front. I never...

5" springs should only fit in the front. I never tried but I've been told several times they won't work on the rear. The sedan rears use a 4.5" OD spring.

OP, I ran the Honda coilover springs for...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,900
Posted By AndrewNance
Take your budget and triple it. There will...

Take your budget and triple it. There will definitely be more “ancillary bits” than you can even imagine with that swap. 16v is never gonna clear that brake booster which is a whole new can of worms....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By AndrewNance
Usually Akebono if they’re available. I like the...

Usually Akebono if they’re available. I like the cleanest pad I can find because I don’t want to clean dust off my wheels every day and I’ll give up some performance for that :lol:. Early 240 pads...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By AndrewNance
Stock 140 brakes are really quite good and...

Stock 140 brakes are really quite good and haven’t gotten expensive like 122/1800 stuff yet. On some of the older cars it’s worth it to upgrade for parts availability or to be able to use parts that...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 33,133
Posted By AndrewNance
Mike, I wanna be like you when I grow up!

Mike, I wanna be like you when I grow up!
Forum: showroom 01-18-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,266
Posted By AndrewNance
Even if you converted them up a size or two,...

Even if you converted them up a size or two, you’d have to space them out like the bro truck guys to clear any big brakes. Maybe I’m just not a fan of the look so it seems like a lot of work just to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By AndrewNance
Mine are 17x8 et0 with a 205/45. The front would...

Mine are 17x8 et0 with a 205/45. The front would look better if they were pushed out a little more but steering effort would be even worse so I’ve tried to find a middle ground between looking good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By AndrewNance
15x7 et10 with like a 205 would fit and look...

15x7 et10 with like a 205 would fit and look great if you’re fine rolling the lips. I personally wouldn’t go any wider with the tires. The low speed steering won’t be great even at that width but...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,482
Posted By AndrewNance
The PCV breather will keep it from coming out...

The PCV breather will keep it from coming out although it shouldn’t move upward anyway.

You’ll definitely have to ditch that distributor, intake, and probably the oil filter relocation stuff...
Forum: showroom 11-09-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 820,746
Posted By AndrewNance
That would be a neat project if it’s doable but...

That would be a neat project if it’s doable but stock to lightly-modified pushrod engines don’t really need oil coolers anyway.
Forum: showroom 11-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 820,746
Posted By AndrewNance
Lame. Well I guess itíll be a $40 wall ornament.

Lame. Well I guess itíll be a $40 wall ornament.
Forum: showroom 11-08-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 820,746
Posted By AndrewNance
How rare is this accessory oil cooler for a...

How rare is this accessory oil cooler for a p1800?

http://media.skandix.de/eimg/2000384.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 150,697
Posted By AndrewNance
For some reason 140s never sell for what I think...

For some reason 140s never sell for what I think they’re worth (I guess they aren’t really worth that much then). That super nice white 145 in Canada with the 16v just kept dropping lower and lower...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By AndrewNance
140 brake interchange

Are 140 Girling rear brake calipers interchangeable with solid-rotor rear 240 calipers? Turns out I need a right rear and will probably just replace the left rear while I'm doing it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By AndrewNance
Yeah I ran those as well and didn't have any...

Yeah I ran those as well and didn't have any issues. Sounds like you might have some weird replacement studs. H&R stuff is usually on point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By AndrewNance
I’ll get back to it next week. I’m not going to...

I’ll get back to it next week. I’m not going to worry about driving the car this weekend. I ran into some issues bleeding the brakes last night so I’m going to get that sorted and get the car back on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By AndrewNance
So everything about the carbs seems fine. Floats...

So everything about the carbs seems fine. Floats are set appropriately and not sticking or full of fuel, needles and seats are new and free, throttle shaft bushings are new, mixture screws are two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By AndrewNance
Okay so we’re good on spark. Cranks and runs for...

Okay so we’re good on spark. Cranks and runs for a few seconds and then dies. So that’s progress at least. Letting it sit on the battery charger for a bit while I run some errands.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By AndrewNance
Pushrod engines have a distributor (003 in my...

Pushrod engines have a distributor (003 in my case) that spins counter-clockwise but the firing order is still 1-3-4-2. I probably turned the distributor body close to 30* to get it to try and start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By AndrewNance
I did get it to fire last night. Timing is just...

I did get it to fire last night. Timing is just way off now. I moved the drive gear a tooth so I’m going to put it back and start from scratch now that I know it’s just a timing issue.

Not sure if...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By AndrewNance
See if Kyle will whip up another pair of RX7...

See if Kyle will whip up another pair of RX7 brake adapters like he did for his car.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By AndrewNance
Grab the dual Ď67 manifold and a stock downpipe....

Grab the dual Ď67 manifold and a stock downpipe. Any exhaust from 2-2.5Ē will be fine. F heads are usually cheap and you can mill quite a bit off of them to get the compression up around 9.5-10:1.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By AndrewNance
This is kind of where I’m at right now. I...

This is kind of where I’m at right now. I probably should’ve verified timing before even making this thread but here we are :e-shrug:

And I have fought the classic distributor-body-grounding thing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By AndrewNance
I believe I had the wrong rotor in there so I put...

I believe I had the wrong rotor in there so I put the old one back in since it didn’t have many miles on it anyway. I do need to verify timing. Last time I put together a b20 I installed the...
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