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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Dangerkitty
https://www.jegs.com/i/Cragar/260/83-7714/10002/-1...

https://www.jegs.com/i/Cragar/260/83-7714/10002/-1
This looks like a similar wheel (fewer holes) for a bit less cost ($6/wheel less)?

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_FC0TA3B7ef_1200x900.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
Nice, but I think 5.5 is a tad too much...

Nice, but I think 5.5 is a tad too much backspacing.
The Corsa wheels I bought from Tyler are 5.25 backspacking (15 x 7) and they fit fine.
I would actually like them to be out a tad closer to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
Ha! LOL. I just talked with Arman and he was...

Ha! LOL. I just talked with Arman and he was telling me about your wheels, but he said they were 5.0 backspacing???
I'd be interested. Are they black???.
I'll pm you my phone #
Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
That's the size tire I'd like to run on the 15's ...

That's the size tire I'd like to run on the 15's
Any chance I could try bolting those 15 x 7s on my car and see if they fit?
I'm more visual, than mathematical...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
The guy at Corsa Wheels is suggesting a...

The guy at Corsa Wheels is suggesting a backspacing of 5.0 on a 15 x 7 - which is a 25ET
Given that the Bertone wheels are 15 x 7 with 20ET that extra 5mm should bring the wheels in more, and maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
Also, thanks Ken! Appreciate the effort to...

Also, thanks Ken!
Appreciate the effort to educate me! :-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
I'm looking for the "translate to english"...

I'm looking for the "translate to english" button.

I'm not sure where those numbers are coming from, and what they all represent.
I asked about 7 inch rims, and you're starting the equation with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
I'm looking into having set made by these guys. ...

I'm looking into having set made by these guys.
Anyone dealt with them?

https://www.corsasteelies.com/wheels
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
Thanks! What are the specs for the wheels/tires...

Thanks!
What are the specs for the wheels/tires on your car in signature?
That's a nice fit/look!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
So does this look correct for backspacing...

So does this look correct for backspacing calculation?

https://images.craigslist.org/01212_5DVpP3a6btm_600x450.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
What size tire you running? Are you using...

What size tire you running?
Are you using adaptors to fit them?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
This is that Shady Jack guy that I never see on...

This is that Shady Jack guy that I never see on TB anymore, right?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
Okay, thanks! That was what I was wondering. ...

Okay, thanks! That was what I was wondering.
So, 15 x 7 ET20 would fit better.
Thank you!
I take it those wheels are difficult to come by :-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
I'm looking at either buying a set I found that...

I'm looking at either buying a set I found that are 15 x 7 ET10, or having a set custom made.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
ATS are only 5.5 inches wide

ATS are only 5.5 inches wide
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
Those are 7" wide?

Those are 7" wide?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dangerkitty
140 series 7" wide wheel et (or backspacing)?

Probably been asked/answered before, but when I search I'm only finding 240s addressed.
Question -
Anyone know what ET (and/or backspacing) I would want for a 7 inch wide wheel to fit on a slightly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Dangerkitty
Just got off the phone with VP Autoparts and they...

Just got off the phone with VP Autoparts and they are telling me that the 72+ FI 140's came with the vented rotor set up.
They looked up my VIN and said that I should have the same spindles as the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Dangerkitty
164 vs 140 vented ft brake question

Is there a difference between the vented front 164 brakes and the vented fronts on 140's?
I want to put vented front brakes on my 71 145 and wondering if the vented 164 brakes are bigger/better than...
Forum: website & board 03-22-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dangerkitty
are you referring to the cars, or the owners?

are you referring to the cars, or the owners?
Forum: website & board 03-22-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dangerkitty
Okay, but where would you place the owners...

Okay, but where would you place the owners putting 240 engines in their 140's?
Forum: website & board 03-19-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,578
Posted By Dangerkitty
I have the same issue on Chrome - desk top and...

I have the same issue on Chrome - desk top and phone.
No issues on desktop - stays logged in, but I'm constantly getting logged off TB on the phone.
I'm using the same web address on both....
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
Yeah, what's your beef against me? I ask you to...

Yeah, what's your beef against me?
I ask you to stay out of my for sale thread and you get offended and nasty.
I attempted to be at least civil, and you make threats and call names.
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
According to his info he says he owns an 89 245,...

According to his info he says he owns an 89 245, and is an "auto technician".

So I'm a bit surprised that he would join a Volvo community forum and immediately go on a tantrum, and make threats to...
Forum: events 03-16-2018, 02:04 PM
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Views: 37,107
Posted By Dangerkitty
Sausage beatdown?

Sausage beatdown?
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
Please remove all your posts from my for sale...

Please remove all your posts from my for sale thread.
Thank you.
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
for the record, here is every post VanVolvo has...

for the record, here is every post VanVolvo has made since he joined
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
VanVolvo, By definition, every post you've...

VanVolvo,

By definition, every post you've made since you've joined this site makes you a troll.

Please explain to me what false information I have posted about you, and I will be happy to...
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
Got an email from VanVolvo - “Hey knock the...

Got an email from VanVolvo -
“Hey knock the shyt off... delete ur posts and threads about me on the tb forums... i do not appreciate you posting false information about me... vanvolvo”
...
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
Maybe there should be a commemorative watch, or...

Maybe there should be a commemorative watch, or grille badge, awarded for that milestone?
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
Ha! Yes, no rookie trolls in my threads, please...

Ha! Yes, no rookie trolls in my threads, please :-)
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
So, let him stay, but encourage him to join in...

So, let him stay, but encourage him to join in the "discussions" in OT?

I'm sure he could hold his own in Performance :rofl:
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Dangerkitty
New member introduction - VanVolvo is a troll

This new member's only business on this site seems to be to troll my for sale thread.

Please consider removing them from the forum

Thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dangerkitty
good to know, thanks Eric.

good to know, thanks Eric.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dangerkitty
btw, the valves are 35/44 on this head?

btw, the valves are 35/44 on this head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dangerkitty
That would make sense given that it came on a B20...

That would make sense given that it came on a B20 out of a 75 240 :-)

But, this link is suggesting that its a 72-73 head based on the casting shape.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dangerkitty
35/44 is the same size valves as my Stage I VCS...

35/44 is the same size valves as my Stage I VCS head.
Good to know.
Still need to find a Stage III head!
thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dangerkitty
I don't see any information about valve size in...

I don't see any information about valve size in those heads?
Looks like I have a 72-73 "early" F head (even though it came on a 75 B20).
Wondering what size the valves are on the FI heads?
Thanks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By Dangerkitty
Good ideas. Thanks for the input, its giving me...

Good ideas. Thanks for the input, its giving me some ideas to think about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By Dangerkitty
That reminds me about when we used to shape an...

That reminds me about when we used to shape an 1/8 thick by 1/2 wide aluminum strip along the length of the top outside of the spoiler, rubber back it, and use it to distribute the load while also...
Forum: website & board 03-04-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dangerkitty
never mind.... just needed to verify my email...

never mind....
just needed to verify my email address change
Forum: website & board 03-04-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dangerkitty
btw, don't try PM - img me! ;-)

btw, don't try PM - img me!
;-)
Forum: website & board 03-04-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dangerkitty
PM box

So, I had enough green showing in my PM box storage and then changed the email address I wanted notifications sent to.
After it refreshed my PM box was "100% full" and stated that I'm only allowed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By Dangerkitty
Great point/tip about the backing plates. ...

Great point/tip about the backing plates.
Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By Dangerkitty
140 spoiler install?

The "instructions" with the installation kit appear to suggest that 4 sheet metal screws will hold this front air dam on.

I know there are a few of you that have front spoilers on your 140's.
How...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 149,899
Posted By Dangerkitty
Even the small factory front spoiler on my 68...

Even the small factory front spoiler on my 68 Z/28 made a very noticeable difference.
I was surprised.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Dangerkitty
Oh, sorry, I should read before clicking...

Oh, sorry, I should read before clicking...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Dangerkitty
I think Kjets On a Plane was selling a 140 pedal...

I think Kjets On a Plane was selling a 140 pedal set up

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=305670
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By Dangerkitty
Thanks for checking, Eric!

Thanks for checking, Eric!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By Dangerkitty
140 R-Sport rear shock lower mount - replacement available?

The lower mount on one of my R-Sport rear shocks broke.
I'd just replace the shock, but they are no longer available.

Anyone know if this lower mounting piece is replaceable?
It looks like its...
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