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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 12:36 PM
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Posted By patrickstar
Did I buy my 242 from you?? I purchased it from a...

Did I buy my 242 from you?? I purchased it from a stay at home dad in Post Falls...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By patrickstar
Excited to see the progress, the CD009-redblock...

Excited to see the progress, the CD009-redblock swap is on my radar now
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,622
Posted By patrickstar
You're in Post Falls? My old neck of the woods....

You're in Post Falls? My old neck of the woods. I'd love to check this out some time when I'm home
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,878
Posted By patrickstar
Y'all should move out here, there were 4-5 of us...

Y'all should move out here, there were 4-5 of us who passed on this one because of its condition. Pretty common to find mint redblocks for sub-1000
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,878
Posted By patrickstar
Welcome Slade, looks like you got a solid start...

Welcome Slade, looks like you got a solid start yesterday. Swing by the shop today and bring some paper
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
They're a nice pair. I'm wondering if the 242...

They're a nice pair. I'm wondering if the 242 could tow the 744 once its all setup...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/jRMPwk6l.jpg Got both...

https://i.imgur.com/jRMPwk6l.jpg

Got both the cars back to home base, 744 from Eugene OR and the 242 from a friends fab shop
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 33,617
Posted By patrickstar
I did, I contacted the guy. Said the body is...

I did, I contacted the guy. Said the body is perfect... No room here either
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 33,617
Posted By patrickstar
I've definitely stalled out the past few weeks, I...

I've definitely stalled out the past few weeks, I need a few hundred more dollars worth of stuff and it'll run. Aaand I just bought another Volvo. :wtf:

We need to get pictures of our Eastern WA...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 330,226
Posted By patrickstar
Obviously not the same, but my truck (nissan...

Obviously not the same, but my truck (nissan frontier) has a big V6 and 6 speed manual, and I feel the same way. Constantly rowing through gears. Now that I've owned it a while I've figured out which...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 33,617
Posted By patrickstar
The wheels are going to look great on there. I...

The wheels are going to look great on there. I vote for BBS gold personally, very traditional but classy
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Sounds right up my alley. I've had really low...

Sounds right up my alley. I've had really low cars in the past and they can be fun, but I love having cars that you can 100% take anywhere.

Once I stage 0 the 740, I'll start keeping my eye out...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
I've got the 242 for big power. The 744 will...

I've got the 242 for big power. The 744 will probably stay fairly stock, maybe a 15g. Definitely some suspension stuff
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
I'm pretty stoked on it. I've been missing having...

I'm pretty stoked on it. I've been missing having something I can tinker on and drive
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/T9u9yaOl.jpg Been a busy...

https://i.imgur.com/T9u9yaOl.jpg

Been a busy couple weeks with work and personal life, so I've stalled out on the 242. Got the driveshaft installed and the header downpipes fabricated.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
I'm assuming you meant to quote "the first...

I'm assuming you meant to quote "the first driveshaft shop I went to said they couldn't make one in my specs"


I wanted a 2.5" two-piece with a 1.77" ID carrier bearing, like a stock Volvo...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
This was how I measured mine; multiple order...

This was how I measured mine; multiple order forms use the same method. I thought I'd be okay, guess not.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
That was what I wanted initially, the first...

That was what I wanted initially, the first driveshaft shop I went to said they couldn't make one in my specs. Second shop said they don't make them at all. I have two options within 3hrs, and I went...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Yep, I should have checked before I left... Live...

Yep, I should have checked before I left... Live and learn. I'll run back up there after work tomorrow and see what they can do.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
I told them I didn’t have a yoke or flange yoke...

I told them I didn’t have a yoke or flange yoke and they were 100% okay with my measurements. I brought in multiple diagrams and measurements, and confirmed atleast 4 times that it was from...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/VfSK887l.jpg Got my...

https://i.imgur.com/VfSK887l.jpg

Got my driveshaft on Friday from a shop an hour away


https://i.imgur.com/wfAmo8vl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/flp9Uqdl.jpg

Put the car on the lift and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
No driveshaft today unfortunately. I was really...

No driveshaft today unfortunately. I was really hoping to get it running in time for a big car show this weekend, but it doesn't look like that'll happen.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/lniZmSUl.jpg Ordered a...

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

Ordered a two-piece driveshaft on Friday, the shop said it'll be done Wednesday. I'm waiting on another order of parts to show up for the fuel system. Decided I'd...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/js9sQE3l.jpg Dropped the...

https://i.imgur.com/js9sQE3l.jpg

Dropped the 92+ 940 NA radiator in last night. I had to modify the C-channel across the top to get it to fit with the stock brackets, even after trimming the legs...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/TxFYpGkl.jpg Got the...

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

Got the bumper and core support installed last night and bolted the shifter in. Shifter position is perfect for me, stoked on that.

Also, drove up to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
That would be my good friends drift cressida....

That would be my good friends drift cressida. 2JZ, CD009, a whole bunch of SerialNine suspension bits. Its a fun car. It reminds me a lot of 740s/940s
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
So I had been waiting on a CNC relocation shifter...

So I had been waiting on a CNC relocation shifter for the AR5, but the price wasn't right and the guy was taking forever. So I cut a hole in the floorboard and cleaned up a stock shifter.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By patrickstar
Any suggestions for custom driveshafts in the...

Any suggestions for custom driveshafts in the PNW? I'll be calling Six States in pasco today, just want some other opinions too
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By patrickstar
My car is an 83, and my bolt circle measurements...

My car is an 83, and my bolt circle measurements line up to this 1310 to flange: https://www.dennysdriveshaft.com/p2566_dana_spicer_2_2_389_flange_yoke_1310_series_.html

Thanks for the insight on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By patrickstar
Oh god damn I'm dumb. Thanks, that explains why I...

Oh god damn I'm dumb. Thanks, that explains why I couldn't find any adapters, it doesn't need any.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By patrickstar
Volvo 1031 flange to 1310 u-joint?

I'm trying to order a custom driveshaft and I'm struggling with the rear differential flange. I took measurements but can't find any adapters online. I was wondering what those of you with V8 or T5...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2019, 10:56 AM
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Views: 235,118
Posted By patrickstar
Your beige 242 and hacksters beige 242 makes my...

Your beige 242 and hacksters beige 242 makes my beige 242 feel inadequate
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/zLEk8Tml.jpg Didn't...

https://i.imgur.com/zLEk8Tml.jpg

Didn't really have much to do today, so I decided to put the front end back together. Need to bring up the bumper and grill up to the shop its at right now.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Lol, this took me a second. Those two cars are...

Lol, this took me a second. Those two cars are two of my friends, they're sweet but they're into different things (Drifting). I think I'm starting to convince them Volvos are cool...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/H2ogphll.jpg Drank a few...

https://i.imgur.com/H2ogphll.jpg

Drank a few too many PBRs last night and didn't take any pictures of the actual work I did...

But I got the measurements for the driveshaft, torqued all the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/ENIVlVal.jpg Small...

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

Small progress yesterday, got all the accessories bolted onto the front. I was waiting on water pump spacers so I could use the Camaro waterpump with truck...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Man, I snagged them right after they went on...

Man, I snagged them right after they went on ebay. Unfortunately, she didn't realize she had 3 fronts and a single rear... so I gotta find another front or another rear.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
I want to go grab it so bad, but $750 would...

I want to go grab it so bad, but $750 would basically complete my car... We'll see, I'm gonna go take a look at it on Friday
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Do I **** around and buy another 242 for $750?...

Do I **** around and buy another 242 for $750? Looks a lot cleaner than mine
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/sSPizRfl.jpg Good sunday...

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

Good sunday at the shop. Engine and transmission came out to install a speed bleeder on the T/O. It went far easier than I expected, so I got everything back in...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Well thats rad, guess I'll start looking for a...

Well thats rad, guess I'll start looking for a manual driveshaft. I was blown away at how tiny the auto driveshaft was
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
And this is using a stock M46/M47 driveshaft?...

And this is using a stock M46/M47 driveshaft? This'll change everything, I got quoted 600+ for a driveshaft from that shop 160mi away.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Holy **** man, thank you. I've been told by all...

Holy **** man, thank you. I've been told by all my local car friends that no one will do it, its impossible, etc etc.

Now I just need to find a stock large diameter drive shaft to have them modify
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
You're the second person to suggest them, though...

You're the second person to suggest them, though someone said they'll only do one-piece? At this point, I just want it to move on its own so I might go with a one piece and deal with lowering it...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/qgUZQ3Jl.jpg Probably...

https://i.imgur.com/qgUZQ3Jl.jpg

Probably should have spent this money on more parts... But they were a good deal and I love GTAs.

In other news, searching for a local driveshaft shop who will...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Got quite a bit done today. Started the morning...

Got quite a bit done today. Started the morning with some tacos from the local taco truck

https://i.imgur.com/k1IHiBil.jpg


Cleaned the car out and moved it outside, and had a friend load it...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
I am running the steel sleeve, but I'm thinking...

I am running the steel sleeve, but I'm thinking my junkyard pedal assembly was missing the bushings because I don't remember any coming out. I'll take a look today



Wilwood 260-15098...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Do you have the STS machining pedal or did you...

Do you have the STS machining pedal or did you make your own? I feel like I'm missing something somewhere in the pedal assembly, its loose on the pivot
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/sDvwQHsl.jpg Finally got...

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

Finally got my hydraulic clutch and master bolted up. I had one or two many beers and couldn't go get a hole saw bit, so I drilled 4 large holes, punched out the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By patrickstar
Yep, car is solid throughout. There is a small...

Yep, car is solid throughout. There is a small puncture hole near clutch pedal (about where your heel would sit) and I'm a little afraid to pull up the windshield, but the rest is great.

...
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