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Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks for that. I've really enjoyed expanding my...

Thanks for that. I've really enjoyed expanding my skills in amateur photography, part of the fun of any project is documenting it.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
I should just start calling this my Amazon...

I should just start calling this my Amazon picture thread, I hardly do much but drive it lately. Ordered up some yellow fog lights to pair up with the driving lights that should come in next week. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By R32RennSport
I found negative 2 degrees on the 122s made for...

I found negative 2 degrees on the 122s made for great cornering but poor tracking, it would tram on freeways and on heavily crowned roads. I knocked it back down to 1.5 degrees and everything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By R32RennSport
I preferred the flush fitment, I actually took it...

I preferred the flush fitment, I actually took it a step further and mounted it to the backside of the firewall with a healthy dose of silicone to seal it as I didn't want the chrome in the engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By R32RennSport
I second this, stock toe and caster and add a...

I second this, stock toe and caster and add a touch of static camber. .75 to 1.25 negative camber is the sweet spot for street tires where you don't compromise straight line braking and tracking or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By R32RennSport
Another happy buyer here from this Ebay seller,...

Another happy buyer here from this Ebay seller, ordered multiple times from him. He ships airmail so it arrives fairly quickly.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By R32RennSport
There is a guy on EBAY that bought a few crates...

There is a guy on EBAY that bought a few crates of army surplus 10 spline Dana 27 Power Loc's and he's selling them at $200 each for good condition units and $150 for units with lots of surface rust...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By R32RennSport
This link is AMAZING! Thank you!:oogle:

This link is AMAZING! Thank you!:oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks Ian, I'll give that a shot and let you...

Thanks Ian, I'll give that a shot and let you know how it goes here in a week or two. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By R32RennSport
Not yet, going to do that when I pull out the...

Not yet, going to do that when I pull out the rear end to install everything. Believe me, after seeing yours fail I'll be definitely addressing it ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By R32RennSport
I've also heard of drilling and tapping one size...

I've also heard of drilling and tapping one size up on the upper A arm bolts, especially if using lots of spacers for aggressive camber. Everything else has been covered above though, not much else I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks Eric. You wouldn't happen to have a used...

Thanks Eric. You wouldn't happen to have a used set of pins laying around that I could get dimensions from would you?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By R32RennSport
OK, so a quick update and again, seeking some...

OK, so a quick update and again, seeking some advice.

So I have confirmed that my rear differential currently in my car is a Dana 27 (2 1/4 inch axle tube), my car was a late 1965 production. So...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
Hey thanks, like to keep everyone here up to date...

Hey thanks, like to keep everyone here up to date since I know a few aren't into those social medias. ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
Just some driving pictures from last weekend,...

Just some driving pictures from last weekend, romping it through the local canyons. The intake noise is intoxicating, really need to work on getting some video footage. Fairly deserted during the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By R32RennSport
100% positive it's an early rear as I had to...

100% positive it's an early rear as I had to measure when I was ordering the rear sway bar kit, 2 1/4 inch axle tubes. The car was produced in late 1965 if I recall.

Thanks for the quick jump in,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By R32RennSport
Period Dana 27 Modifications

In keeping with my theme of period modifications on my resto mod '66 coupe I'm planning on upgrading my Dana/Spicer 27 to better cop with the mild increase in power output. I already performed a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,513
Posted By R32RennSport
Not stupid and yes, search turbo aircooled beetle...

Not stupid and yes, search turbo aircooled beetle by CB Performance.
Forum: showroom 11-18-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,464
Posted By R32RennSport
You might have a tough time there, the biggest...

You might have a tough time there, the biggest that I normally see are 18's but a lot of modern stuff runs bigger sizes, might want to check the 911 cup cars and such.
Forum: showroom 11-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,464
Posted By R32RennSport
Best bang for the buck in my opinion is getting...

Best bang for the buck in my opinion is getting take offs from an SCCA world challenge team or some other similar series. Make friends with well a sponsored team and you will generally have no...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,513
Posted By R32RennSport
Don't forget pleasing to the eyes as well ;-) ...

Don't forget pleasing to the eyes as well ;-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btL9mVxaVIg

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/6IymPW.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn6IymPWj)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 145,669
Posted By R32RennSport
Regardless, no rust issues ever. Technically, you...

Regardless, no rust issues ever. Technically, you don't even need to undercoat.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
It's especially fun baiting people on my morning...

It's especially fun baiting people on my morning commute. Chill in the slow lane until a newer sports car passes by, then flick on the OD and fill their mirror at 80mph and watch them move over in...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
Just enjoying it today. ...

Just enjoying it today.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/922/HxKt4d.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmHxKt4dj)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,621
Posted By R32RennSport
An older but interesting read through. ...

An older but interesting read through.

https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/archive/index.php/t-204939.html

http://www.skandix.de/en/documents/installation-guide/123ignition-distributor/3000187/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,513
Posted By R32RennSport
I'll throw in my two cents here as well. ...

I'll throw in my two cents here as well.

Stick with SU's and get them up to snuff if you are running anything close to a stock B18/B20. The SU's are much more user friendly for someone wrapping...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
Time for a quick update. I've completed around...

Time for a quick update. I've completed around 800 miles now on the car. A few longer drives and a bunch of commuting to and from work. On a related note I changed over my liability insurance to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,390
Posted By R32RennSport
Now currently listed for sale. Just got hit with...

Now currently listed for sale. Just got hit with a huge medical bill and need to dig myself out of debt.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,400
Posted By R32RennSport
Welcome, and yes please post some pictures for us...

Welcome, and yes please post some pictures for us to enjoy.

I was just in your neck of the woods a few weeks ago to check out a vintage steam locomotive passing through, haven't been out that way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By R32RennSport
So to follow up on this issue and maybe help...

So to follow up on this issue and maybe help others in the same boat. After dropping the sump again and inspecting the filter/ relief valve and pump and not really finding anything of issue I hooked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By R32RennSport
Moss Motors for British supplier or VP Autoparts...

Moss Motors for British supplier or VP Autoparts for Swedish supplier. I've been using both with good success as of late.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,390
Posted By R32RennSport
No doubt. I think I'll let the next owner take...

No doubt. I think I'll let the next owner take care of the rust and rubber. I just want to get it running, stopping and registered.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By R32RennSport
Well things just keep getting worse. I drained...

Well things just keep getting worse. I drained out the 30w and it looked like hell, like it had been in there 30,000 miles but it has around 300 miles on it. So I decided to drop the OD sump and just...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By R32RennSport
Looks good to me! You can even run less pressure...

Looks good to me! You can even run less pressure really, I have mine set to 2psi. Needle valve is most likely 2.00.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,183
Posted By R32RennSport
Cool story. How is your agenda helping here? :???:

Cool story. How is your agenda helping here? :???:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By R32RennSport
I'm experiencing the same thing with my O/D this...

I'm experiencing the same thing with my O/D this week. New rebuilt J type, using recommended 30 weight non detergent. Definitely feels hydraulic, if it was electrical I would imagine it would throw...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,493
Posted By R32RennSport
Impressive fabrication, wish you lived next door...

Impressive fabrication, wish you lived next door to me ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,621
Posted By R32RennSport
Following.

Following.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,183
Posted By R32RennSport
If you want great results and minimal cost look...

If you want great results and minimal cost look into Noico products on Amazon. Installed the butyl foil mat on every lower surface I could access and the closed cell 1/8 inch foam in the doors,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,390
Posted By R32RennSport
...and all the ugly that I found. Really not that...

...and all the ugly that I found. Really not that bad considering it has sat outside uncovered since 1995.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/921/iqugQL.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,390
Posted By R32RennSport
Some more pictures from yesterdays walk around......

Some more pictures from yesterdays walk around...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/awPNz8.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poawPNz8j)...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,390
Posted By R32RennSport
Thank you Toybox for the thought and time you put...

Thank you Toybox for the thought and time you put into your response, I really appreciate it.

At this point I'm torn. I'd love to enjoy the satisfaction and challenge of resurrecting this one,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! You won't regret doing a cable throttle,...

Thanks! You won't regret doing a cable throttle, you just have to be creative in how to set it up.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,390
Posted By R32RennSport
Back from the dead. Now that the coupe is fairly...

Back from the dead. Now that the coupe is fairly squared away I dragged the combi out for a bath and inspection. She's not bad but she needs a thorough going through, mostly...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By R32RennSport
By the way, that Redline Weber manifold sucks and...

By the way, that Redline Weber manifold sucks and requires lots of work to fit any head/exhaust manifold.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By R32RennSport
First Webers are Webers and Solex are Solex, they...

First Webers are Webers and Solex are Solex, they are similar but not the same. Man, sounds like you have a steep learning curve ahead of you. Got to start somewhere. Also, your carbs look hammered,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks, I'd like to think I know how to pick my...

Thanks, I'd like to think I know how to pick my battles.

For roof insulation I used some 170mm high density self adhesive backed insulating foam sheets from Noico. I used there sound deadening...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 145,669
Posted By R32RennSport
I'm drooling over here, excellent!!!

I'm drooling over here, excellent!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 145,669
Posted By R32RennSport
Some really fantastic progress here, keep it...

Some really fantastic progress here, keep it coming!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,209
Posted By R32RennSport
You nailed it.

You nailed it.
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