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Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 729
Posted By stick70
There are a few 5 cylinder amazon engine swaps in...

There are a few 5 cylinder amazon engine swaps in progress on here. Look at some of the pictures and ask how much metal work you want to do to get a 6 cylinder to fit in there.

If you decide on a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,626
Posted By stick70
I dig the grey idea even though I'm considering...

I dig the grey idea even though I'm considering making my 242 not grey.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
That's definitely a lot easier and cheaper than...

That's definitely a lot easier and cheaper than what I'm doing lol. I like the idea of running a coilover type setup mostly because its simpler packaging, but who knows. I'll forge ahead and keep...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
I've only got ****ty pictures but I wanted to...

I've only got ****ty pictures but I wanted to update this thing. I've been working heavily on the rear axle pushing to get it finished. I've got the triangulated 4-link kit installed after literal...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By stick70
Spent a fair amount of time mapping it out on the...

Spent a fair amount of time mapping it out on the floor tonight. The chassis is square from the trailing arm mounts from the front of the car and the back. That's good news because I know it's been...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By stick70
Thanks I'll look into that as well. I have a...

Thanks I'll look into that as well. I have a green book here, it has centerfolds in the back with all of the frame dimensions. I imagine normally it would just be aligned in the wheel arches with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By stick70
Thanks yeah that was my plan. The chassis is set...

Thanks yeah that was my plan. The chassis is set on jack stands level so it's not going anywhere. The hubs are true from the machining after redrill so they're clean to measure from.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By stick70
That makes sense. I'll draw it up tonight and see...

That makes sense. I'll draw it up tonight and see where it ends up. I haven't cut the factory trailing arm mounts off yet so I'll go off of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By stick70
That's what I'm unsure of. Everything I'm reading...

That's what I'm unsure of. Everything I'm reading says go off the frame, which I did. But I'm pretty sure everything I'm reading is for body on chassis cars, and this is a unibody. Not sure if that...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By stick70
Rear End Alignment with 4 Link Install

Looking for some advice from someone who has done this before hopefully. I've got all my bars lined up and everything square. The rear end is centered front to back in the wheel opening and side to...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Still working...got the rear axles installed and...

Still working...got the rear axles installed and test fit the rear wheels. I'd say they fit damn good. The rotors aren't on yet, so they will move out 5-10mm more once that happens.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Cool man that could look good! I got my...

Cool man that could look good!

I got my axles back from Dutchman today. The prices were mega reasonable, and they did a great job. I got them to weld fill the old holes, drill to a 5x4.5" bolt...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Yeah man it would be good for parts, idk if I'm...

Yeah man it would be good for parts, idk if I'm going to use it though. Do you have a wiring diagram for them? My dad has one for his 122 we've been meaning to hook up forever as well. I could test...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Today work was done on the passenger rear corner...

Today work was done on the passenger rear corner of the car. This is really the only area that has difficult rust, and thats really only because there are so many panels coming together. The panel...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
I've seen a couple of the 1800 dash swaps that...

I've seen a couple of the 1800 dash swaps that look really good. Vox is the obvious one, but there are many others who have done it. I really love the simplicity of the 122 dash personally.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
That's good to hear. It's gonna be sort of vague,...

That's good to hear. It's gonna be sort of vague, but it'll be as accurate as the stock one ever was.

I've been doing more brainstorming on gauges lately. I've got various tachs etc kicking...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Thanks guys! That might work better...

Thanks guys!



That might work better with a stock b20/b18 than this would. The way I did it the range is different from factory, but the factory gauge has 100C deep in the red. The whiteblocks...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Minor stuff tonight. The factory water temp gauge...

Minor stuff tonight. The factory water temp gauge worked off of a capillary tube in the back of the head. I decided I wasn't going to try and use that for the whiteblock, so I gutted an electric...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 42,137
Posted By stick70
Gotcha, thanks guys. Car looks awesome dude.

Gotcha, thanks guys. Car looks awesome dude.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 42,137
Posted By stick70
What spoiler are you running? It looks damn good.

What spoiler are you running? It looks damn good.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 21,134
Posted By stick70
Good to see you're plugging away at this still. I...

Good to see you're plugging away at this still. I know seeing it finally sitting on the ground with that rear end is a good feeling.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 137,906
Posted By stick70
Love how clean this thing is. I agree with you...

Love how clean this thing is. I agree with you about it not being the valve stem seals, the ones in my S70 are bad and it blows clouds at startup. I'd say you should use a coolant test kit but the...
Forum: events 10-11-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,066
Posted By stick70
No-go for me, spring looks good atm

No-go for me, spring looks good atm
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,071
Posted By stick70
Thanks guys. It sounds like that normally but the...

Thanks guys. It sounds like that normally but the tunnel doesn't hurt it. It's a B230F, homebrew header, HY35, 3" all the way back with like a 21" Dynomax glass pack. There are very few bends in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Small update, got the tires on the wheels. I...

Small update, got the tires on the wheels. I ended up with Nexen N'Fera SU1 tires, which is quite a name. I don't need ultra super high performance summer tires on this thing but selection in this...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,485
Posted By stick70
Project looks awesome! I'm having to do similar...

Project looks awesome! I'm having to do similar body repair to you for both rust and crash damage. Sadly I think a lot of the body work done in the 80s was horrible.

Mind if I ask how much they...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Thanks! I'm really happy with them. The white...

Thanks! I'm really happy with them. The white center is a little 60s-70s throwback, which fits great with the image I'm going after on the car. As far weight, the trusty bathroom scale says 30 lbs....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
The cross member will sit on the ground :lol: ...

The cross member will sit on the ground :lol:

The wheels came in today so I threw one on the front. It's going to need a hefty spacer, but I'm super happy with them. The rears I'm almost positive...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,872
Posted By stick70
Can't say I've ever seen that.

Can't say I've ever seen that.
Forum: showroom 10-04-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,871
Posted By stick70
Sort of relevant? I'm bagging my 220 but haven't...

Sort of relevant? I'm bagging my 220 but haven't actually bought the bags yet. So at this point I guess it's all hearsay.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Got a little bit done this weekend. I started by...

Got a little bit done this weekend. I started by putting new bands in the front seats. I was worried about doing this but it was really really easy. The backs were a little more difficult because you...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,872
Posted By stick70
Awesome! This looks like a solid car, glad you've...

Awesome! This looks like a solid car, glad you've got the engine issues sorted.
Forum: showroom 09-22-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By stick70
Dude loved some color matched interiors. Red on...

Dude loved some color matched interiors. Red on red on red on red on red
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Man I really dig it. I was worried about the...

Man I really dig it. I was worried about the steering column room but it worked out ok. Not to say is isn't tight, because it definitely is. I wanted a floor mount set to begin with, but its just not...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
Posted By stick70
Agreed on all fronts. I'm jealous of your paint...

Agreed on all fronts. I'm jealous of your paint and interior, looks like a nice score.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,626
Posted By stick70
I agree. The fat steelies will suit the car well

I agree. The fat steelies will suit the car well
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
In progress update but an update none the less. ...

In progress update but an update none the less.

I don't have any pictures of the actual rear end I used but you can use your imagination. Plus it's nasty still. It came out of this though:...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Thanks guys! I actually just got done...

Thanks guys!



I actually just got done cutting a tunnel out of a P1800ES for this car. The bell housing doesn't fit in the tunnel but the trans fits no problem.

I'll try and get some more...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,626
Posted By stick70
Hell yeah Mike, this is a nice ass car.

Hell yeah Mike, this is a nice ass car.
Forum: showroom 09-13-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,503
Posted By stick70
I wouldn't put the turbo in the back but its cool...

I wouldn't put the turbo in the back but its cool to watch you do it. Good luck with the build and the neighbors.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Thanks! There's been more lately. I got the...

Thanks! There's been more lately.

I got the other quarter on but I'm working on making a panel for it, so it hasn't been put back on yet. I had to cut quite a bit bigger of a section out of it to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
Bump! I fixed most of the image links in this...

Bump! I fixed most of the image links in this thread so it's actually worth looking at again.

I've been at work on the car doing a fair amount of sheet metal work when I have time. I fixed the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By stick70
I've seen several people use the Aeromotive setup...

I've seen several people use the Aeromotive setup with success in several different cars. With the wagons the fuel tank is too shallow for this setup, so I'm using a fuel pump hanger out of a 1992...
Forum: showroom 05-28-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By stick70
I'd take the wagon...but that's the one I'm...

I'd take the wagon...but that's the one I'm restoring personally also.
Forum: events 05-28-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,753
Posted By stick70
I'm in, and I'm sure Chelsie is coming also, she...

I'm in, and I'm sure Chelsie is coming also, she might couch surf if there's room. I'll be camping again again.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 81,194
Posted By stick70
Y'all have fun! I'm going to park the 242 in the...

Y'all have fun! I'm going to park the 242 in the shop and head somewhere more tropical :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 81,194
Posted By stick70
Lololol. It would make it to carlisle no problem....

Lololol. It would make it to carlisle no problem. Provided I'm getting married this weekend though I won't be going.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 81,194
Posted By stick70
Thanks! It really wasn't bad to fit...

Thanks!



It really wasn't bad to fit up. I had an extra k-jet head here that I used as a fixture for everything. The cutting was done on a vertical band saw that had a 90* square on it. That...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,087
Posted By stick70
More small updates. While there isn't much...

More small updates.

While there isn't much huge rust in the car, there are several small holes in the fenders etc. that I'm addressing.

http://i.imgur.com/04s2ysJ.jpg

I sanded down the...
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