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Forum: showroom 12-22-2021, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Alan29
Hey...thats not Florida! Car is looking...

Hey...thats not Florida!

Car is looking great. What antenna are you running on there? I'm really unhappy with the clunky function of the aftermarket mast on mine and I'm considering...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-22-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,088
Posted By Alan29
I'd certainly turn off WUE as well at this stage....

I'd certainly turn off WUE as well at this stage. Dial in that idle when the engine is nice and warm then work on your fuel map as 142 stated.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 80,269
Posted By Alan29
Seems like you could tackle any repair with an...

Seems like you could tackle any repair with an entire box of...croissant wrenches.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 80,269
Posted By Alan29
If you shove enough of those croissants into the...

If you shove enough of those croissants into the fuel tank it should solve the issue.
Forum: website & board 12-03-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 35,983
Posted By Alan29
When are you dropping a hot TB Discord NFT?!?

When are you dropping a hot TB Discord NFT?!?
Forum: showroom 12-03-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9,740
Views: 5,803,347
Posted By Alan29
wait a minute

wait a minute
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,981
Posted By Alan29
Beautiful work. I love the Momo...not sure I've...

Beautiful work. I love the Momo...not sure I've seen that one before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,094
Posted By Alan29
Quad round / Spider eyes assembly parts?

So I have a fairly complete set with all four of the bulb retainer rings but I'm missing two of the plastic rings and all of the clips to secure the retainers to the mount. Before I get all TB with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,223
Posted By Alan29
There was a guy on FB or IG or both who had MKV...

There was a guy on FB or IG or both who had MKV GTI seats in his 240. Apparently it wasn't that hard to make fit and the plaid looked most excellent. Those seats are insanely comfy and supportive...
Forum: showroom 11-19-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,219
Posted By Alan29
These are kind of neat: ...

These are kind of neat:
https://www.theretrofitsource.com/Sealed-Beam-Holley-RetroBright-LED-Headlights-5.75-Round?quantity=1
Forum: showroom 11-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,219
Posted By Alan29
Its a shame the vast majority of these have the...

Its a shame the vast majority of these have the LED DRLs in the housing. It just doesn't look right on many old cars IMO.
Forum: showroom 11-19-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,219
Posted By Alan29
The only ones I found that I really liked the...

The only ones I found that I really liked the look of when the lamp was off were from Truck-Lite, but I think it was going to be close to a grand to change out all four on my quad rectangle. Light...
Forum: showroom 11-19-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,219
Posted By Alan29
Maybe its time for some angel eye LED projector...

Maybe its time for some angel eye LED projector 5.75" lights. Bonus points for selectable color halos like the JeepBois.
Forum: showroom 11-18-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,219
Posted By Alan29
Would you at least consider driving on the...

Would you at least consider driving on the correct side of the road? :)

Which H4/H1 rounds are you running in it now?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By Alan29
Excellent video as usual. Thanks for putting...

Excellent video as usual. Thanks for putting these together!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,789
Posted By Alan29
I'm using a 16" flex-a-lite on a Nissens rad in...

I'm using a 16" flex-a-lite on a Nissens rad in the 240. I'm not using a shroud and I just used the included plastic thru radiator fasteners to attach it to the radiator. Its been great sitting in...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,319
Posted By Alan29
What are you running for a transmission on the...

What are you running for a transmission on the $4k LS build?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,319
Posted By Alan29
I'd see what STS wants for that rebuilt B21FT.

I'd see what STS wants for that rebuilt B21FT.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By Alan29
You can use the 740 IC brackets if you have them...

You can use the 740 IC brackets if you have them without any modification really. Just need to space them up off the rad support with some sort of spacer and longer bolts. I found old/spare...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,319
Posted By Alan29
Congrats on the Volvo adoption! If the car has...

Congrats on the Volvo adoption! If the car has been sitting that long its likely you are going to have some kjet related issues to deal with as well. Whether or not you want to continue down the...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Alan29
This would be a good excuse to rewire and relay...

This would be a good excuse to rewire and relay the headlights. Chances are your headlight wiring is decomposing anyways.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,584
Posted By Alan29
I've got mine mounted on the brace between the...

I've got mine mounted on the brace between the fender and the apron but I'm liking your location much better. What are you running for a cooler?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By Alan29
I'd start with replacing the known shot...

I'd start with replacing the known shot suspension and steering components then getting it in for an alignment before buying any body parts. If it won't align then you'll know something is up with...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,062
Posted By Alan29
Maybe you can start a group of 240 racers with a...

Maybe you can start a group of 240 racers with a sense of humor. :hyper:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,617
Posted By Alan29
May god have mercy on your soul.

May god have mercy on your soul.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By Alan29
The toolbox is a bit of an unsolved mystery. I...

The toolbox is a bit of an unsolved mystery. I was anal retentive about one drawer at a time and keeping it locked as it was on a very slight angle due to the sloping floor. Wind caught the door into...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By Alan29
Project Catfish (aka how to ruin a 244 turbo)

I have been meaning to post a build thread on this but much like the car itself I keep putting it on the backburner. Figuring maybe posting this here will keep me motivated.

I bought this '83 244...
Forum: showroom 10-08-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,740
Views: 5,803,347
Posted By Alan29
Finally created an imgur account so I can post...

Finally created an imgur account so I can post photos. Rate my poo:
https://i.imgur.com/Rpagv9l.jpg?3
https://i.imgur.com/bAELEZF.jpg?1
Forum: events 10-05-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,414
Posted By Alan29
Nice chatting with you on Sunday! So I can't for...

Nice chatting with you on Sunday! So I can't for the life of me find that thread referencing those cheaper copper coated nuts we discussed...prob best bet is just going yoshifab or I believe FCP and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-02-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Wanted to throw an update in here in case anyone...

Wanted to throw an update in here in case anyone runs across a similar issue...

So after discovering the fix I decided to place the MAP in my glove box. It had been suggested before and I figure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,726
Posted By Alan29
Yep. The only good thing about the lifetime...

Yep. The only good thing about the lifetime warranty is you can swap out as many times as you need until you find a "good one".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,263
Posted By Alan29
Its highly likely you will come across a lot of...

Its highly likely you will come across a lot of the crumbling wire issues under the hood of your car, unfortunately. My 83 was a mess (still is in some parts of it lol). If it ends up being too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,263
Posted By Alan29
I'd start with the wire repair keeping in mind...

I'd start with the wire repair keeping in mind you are likely to find even more wiring that will need to be repaired.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Alan29
That looks better than I thought. How is it...

That looks better than I thought. How is it hanging in there now that we are over a year later?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-27-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
I think you are right with the vibration factor...

I think you are right with the vibration factor and perhaps that becomes more of an issue with the aftermarket stuff that people say tend to fail prematurely. That first one was an AM unit from DIY.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-26-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Great success today. Temporarily mounted the...

Great success today. Temporarily mounted the replacement map I had to the master cylinder hard lines and took it for a spin. Didn't stall so decided to drive it about 20 mins down the road to run...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-25-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
I'm a little concerned with the vref dropping a...

I'm a little concerned with the vref dropping a bit but I'm not sure if that's normal or not? I'm very happy with what I'm seeing as far as grounds being voltage free and the massive vref spikes...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-25-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Today I tried isolating the WB again to rule out...

Today I tried isolating the WB again to rule out a suspected shorting controller causing all this. No difference.

I did make an interesting discovery today though with the help of the discord...
Forum: events 09-23-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 124,874
Posted By Alan29
This looks like such a great time. Going to try...

This looks like such a great time. Going to try to make it out next year if its a thing again...would be great to meet you guys and ride some trails in the area too.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-22-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Looks like I was posting my last response when...

Looks like I was posting my last response when you did. I've got a few logs from last week and this evening:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ab0P8letfjHofUqVCPQidJhoM2f8WUve?usp=sharing
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-22-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Well good news and bad news. Good news is I...

Well good news and bad news. Good news is I figured out I, for some reason, bought non-resistor spark plugs for this when I first started the build. Nice new set of resistor NGKs and I've got no...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-21-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
I suppose it should come as no surprise that...

I suppose it should come as no surprise that firing the parts cannon in an act of desperation based on some Google searching didn't work. New CAS and same story as my last updates.
Forum: showroom 09-21-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,499
Posted By Alan29
Lol the look on the kid's face in that last photo...

Lol the look on the kid's face in that last photo is priceless.


Very cool photos though. Lovely work!
Forum: showroom 09-20-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,499
Posted By Alan29
That Bosley procedure is no joke. Impressive...

That Bosley procedure is no joke. Impressive results!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-18-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Bit of an update. The car had very little gas...

Bit of an update. The car had very little gas after all this work since January so I took it out today knowing it would likely stall again but thinking maybe it would last longer.

It died as...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By Alan29
Do you have a local clutch shop that can throw...

Do you have a local clutch shop that can throw something together specific to your needs? We are lucky enough to have one here and they are very popular with the local guys who have used Spec,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,214
Posted By Alan29
As far as your drain line situation goes I just...

As far as your drain line situation goes I just used a 10an drain flange on my stock Garrett (b21ft). If your turbo has the two bolt flange on the bottom that should work. From there I found a 10an...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-16-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Oh wow...I have no explanation for why it was in...

Oh wow...I have no explanation for why it was in this position yesterday morning as I've been using the 20v DC position all along this adventure. :e-shrug: Verified I get the same readings with the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-15-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
I got a few minutes free this morning to spend...

I got a few minutes free this morning to spend with the car. Probed the vref, completed the cold start, and watched the meter. It fluctuates slightly from 4.91 to 5.05 or thereabouts. There is no...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-14-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,606
Posted By Alan29
Well things are getting better. Here is what is...

Well things are getting better. Here is what is different from before:

1. Removed 5v pull ups from loom and soldered to board
2. Cleaned up and checked all grounds (sensor and power) in the MS...
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