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Forum: performance & suspension 06-23-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,267
Posted By D.E
I know, but then he said that there is no drain...

I know, but then he said that there is no drain plug, only a fill plug. What I wrote may come him or someone else at hand at another point when they need to drain their late 1031/41.
Forum: performance & suspension 06-22-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,267
Posted By D.E
You don't have to remove the cover to drain the...

You don't have to remove the cover to drain the fluid. The bottom bolt for the cover is the drain plug.
Forum: showroom 05-29-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,100
Posted By D.E
Police Kapitän and 911 are awesome. Thank you for...

Police Kapitän and 911 are awesome. Thank you for posting this.

Can't imagine they caught too many bank robbers in high speed pursuit using that automatic Beetle. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By D.E
Yes, it is an oil filled viscocity clutch which...

Yes, it is an oil filled viscocity clutch which has varying degrees of engagement depending on temperature. Roll up a news paper and stick it in the fan with the engine cold and idling and it should...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,902,907
Posted By D.E
Why do you care and even bother to write a post...

Why do you care and even bother to write a post like this? Go back to complaining about your stolen 245 and burnt 242 instead and we'll keep using our very convenient unit of measurement.
Forum: showroom 05-13-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,902,907
Posted By D.E
Haha, 7500 Swedish miles. :) ...

Haha, 7500 Swedish miles. :)

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/B85E2867-272A-4C7D-AACE-B3B44EBCF03D_zps50qazlpo.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-28-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,902,907
Posted By D.E
Just got this today, gonna clean it up and wash...

Just got this today, gonna clean it up and wash it this weekend and snap some better pictures. 47000 original miles.
...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-29-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,012
Posted By D.E
M60B40 turbo has been done lots of times and is...

M60B40 turbo has been done lots of times and is cheap while making tons of power. M5 E39 gearbox bolts right up and is almost indestructible.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By D.E
It's a leaky windshield seal. Remove the trim and...

It's a leaky windshield seal. Remove the trim and soak the edges of the glass on the outside with soapwater. Then blow around the window from the inside with compressed air and look where the bubbles...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 18,001
Posted By D.E
7.5 is doable on just highway with a healthy fuel...

7.5 is doable on just highway with a healthy fuel injected 240, but not a B21A. Then it's more like 15. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 13,940
Posted By D.E
K block? What car is that engine out of?

K block? What car is that engine out of?
Forum: showroom 02-25-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,896
Posted By D.E
http://www.reactiongifs.us/wp-content/uploads/2013...

http://www.reactiongifs.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/oh_yes_david_tennant.gif

So much win. I like the really misplaced hood pins on either side of the seemingly intact hood latch.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-25-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By D.E
I'm dumb. My NA LH2.2 240 has yellow high...

I'm dumb. My NA LH2.2 240 has yellow high impendance injectors so the low impendance 300cc injectors won't work. I guess I'll just swap the FPR to get 3bar and some more flow.

I think it's leaning...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-24-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By D.E
Are they really too big? I mean the same...

Are they really too big? I mean the same injectors were fitted to LPT 940's with 135hp. I have a set of brown T5 injectors too but surely those are bigger?



Does the 2.2 system use high...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-24-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By D.E
940 Turbo injectors on LH2.2

My ice racer car needs a bit more fuel. It's an '88 240 LH2.2 with a cam, 531 and header. Should make 140-150ish hp. I have a fuelrail with injectors from a B230FT '97 laying around. Can I just plop...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
Off with their heads! Hole 1 and 2 seem...

Off with their heads! Hole 1 and 2 seem suspiciously clean.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/F92EA231-01F4-452E-A882-089777B85A42_zpsgxaxoeem.jpg

Yeah that's not good.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
Finally got some seat time this weekend in the...

Finally got some seat time this weekend in the neighbor town of Älvdalen. I knew it was running hot and pushing coolant out but decided the day before to just throw in some Bars Leaks and go for it....
Forum: showroom 02-08-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,799
Posted By D.E
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/125135...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/12513562_905281446251421_6250655696615951538_o_zpspajjpi5y.jpg
Forum: showroom 02-07-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,799
Posted By D.E
Yup, we're going to Värmland next weekend for...

Yup, we're going to Värmland next weekend for some beers, bonfires and rallycars. :)
Forum: showroom 02-06-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,799
Posted By D.E
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/A20E5B...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/A20E5B6A-7443-4130-9CB9-B927F789224B_zpsl1gvqsjk.jpg

Smack!
Forum: performance & suspension 02-04-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By D.E
D'oh. :lol: Was just clicking random threads and...

D'oh. :lol: Was just clicking random threads and wondered why noone had replied I guess.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-04-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By D.E
I don't know how many actually use the R engine...

I don't know how many actually use the R engine but T5 swap into 240 is very common. The engine in the R is just a derivative of the old T5 engine from the early '90s and they share the same basic...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-03-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By D.E
A standard clutch type LSD will not make the car...

A standard clutch type LSD will not make the car push on turn in as it does not lock on decel. It should turn in like an open diff car. Then instead of leaning over on the front outer wheel like a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 13,940
Posted By D.E
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: showroom 01-30-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,902,907
Posted By D.E
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/1DACC7...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/1DACC73D-5DBA-4BF1-AAD2-330BDC9D6512_zps9o31npnc.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 13,940
Posted By D.E
You know the cam bearing caps are honed together...

You know the cam bearing caps are honed together with the head and have to stay in the same place and same orientation (and same head) at all times for the cam to be able to turn properly, right?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
I've been slacking for a few weeks but now it...

I've been slacking for a few weeks but now it runs and drives! Just look at those mighty 110mm tyres.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By D.E
If you want to upgrade to LH2.4 you will need a...

If you want to upgrade to LH2.4 you will need a flywheel with the 60-2 trigger wheel on it as well as the corresponding clutch. Then you'll also need to notch your transmission bellhousing and drill...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
Porcupines are on! Hella stance stretch yo. ...

Porcupines are on! Hella stance stretch yo.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/E8B632A8-3E2D-4DBC-99BA-84C2AE0C471C_zpsaqfrphoa.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
dp

dp
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
Put in a few hours in the garage tonight. Boring...

Put in a few hours in the garage tonight. Boring update but someone might be interested.

This thing had a petrol powered block heater which uses two additional coolant pipes in the block. I didn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
The thought crossed my mind but those are...

The thought crossed my mind but those are probably worth more than these are here, plus I can't be bothered to wait for someone to send me a set. The ice age is soon upon us! :oogle:



Nope, a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
Believe it or not that's actually a 740 grille...

Believe it or not that's actually a 740 grille that the PO cobbled on there for some reason.



I wanted to remove the headlights for weight savings but unfortunatly I will probably need them. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By D.E
Ice Age 2

http://25.media.tumblr.com/190af21406d8a3e1f21b467e5d6e1a68/tumblr_n2pzwz0ueV1rrkahjo1_250.gif

It's that time of the year again! -25*C outside and the lakes are freezing fast. Winter 2012/13 was...
Forum: showroom 12-22-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,088
Posted By D.E
The wipers look like the type you put on splines...

The wipers look like the type you put on splines and secure with a nut. Early car wipers just pop on and off. Seems unlikely that someone would change the entire wiper assembly but you never know.
...
Forum: showroom 12-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,088
Posted By D.E
There are late '75s with non-round strut top...

There are late '75s with non-round strut top holes so that doesn't say much.

A few more things you could check that could help identify the true year of the body:

70's cars have fuel tanks with...
Forum: showroom 12-21-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,902,907
Posted By D.E
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/B8B31A...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/B8B31AD0-436E-49FF-88E7-3BABF01A3B62_zps15jcrihw.png
Forum: showroom 12-20-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By D.E
Don't tempt me... :lol: I've already talked to...

Don't tempt me... :lol: I've already talked to the guy about buying the 17M RS next to it.
Forum: showroom 12-20-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By D.E
Well, weld nuts for a firewall to strut tower...

Well, weld nuts for a firewall to strut tower brace are kind of redundant when you don't actually have any struts. :-P
Forum: showroom 12-20-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By D.E
Haha wow, weird timing. Yep... Still all 145...

Haha wow, weird timing.

Yep... Still all 145 in here.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/3636A3FE-6B3F-475A-9305-A3097E5F0FF6_zpsmlo5pyzw.jpg
Forum: showroom 12-20-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By D.E
Because... ...

Because...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/9FF029BA-D0D2-48FE-8ADF-554CA1918162_zpsmh5osrer.jpg
Forum: showroom 12-20-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By D.E
Check out this 145

This piece of art stands next to the garage I'm currently renting, I think it's fairly interesting...
...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,088
Posted By D.E
Thanks. :) It's hard to make out anything from...

Thanks. :) It's hard to make out anything from these pictures but it's obvious that it's a Frankenstein 240.

'75 identity
'75-'84 engine (B2xA)
'75-85 (probably 80's) body
'86+ doors and trim...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,088
Posted By D.E
It is clearly a '81-85 model with the '86+...

It is clearly a '81-85 model with the '86+ plastic trim and mirrors added. Most likely it's an '85 body. Those headlights and bumpers became standard on all 200-series cars in Europe in 1981 and the...
Forum: showroom 12-17-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,088
Posted By D.E
Can I please see a picture of the engine bay?

Can I please see a picture of the engine bay?
Forum: showroom 12-15-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,088
Posted By D.E
A picture of the engine compartment would verify...

A picture of the engine compartment would verify that it is indeed a VIN swapped '81-85. The '75s lack the threaded mounting holes in the cowl for strut braces and many have completely round shock...
Forum: showroom 10-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,553
Posted By D.E
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/D6764C...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/D6764CC7-7187-4A9C-95D2-E81FECD61A60_zpsoapmy6lh.jpg

4x55W xenon. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By D.E
It says K24000 something, which I guess means 48...

It says K24000 something, which I guess means 48 tooth. Earlier ones seem to have K6000 something on them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By D.E
Yeah I'll have a look myself. :) No equipment...

Yeah I'll have a look myself. :) No equipment except airbag on this one and it's built in the spring of '93.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By D.E
Nobody knows if a non-ABS 93 has a 12 or 48 tooth...

Nobody knows if a non-ABS 93 has a 12 or 48 tooth speedo trigger?
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