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Forum: showroom 10-01-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,575
Posted By pat244ti
I wrote an article on one car in particular...

I wrote an article on one car in particular months ago and sent it to Dana :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 31,378
Posted By pat244ti
It's about the same height as one of those late...

It's about the same height as one of those late model spoilers....so yeah it's not small

I'm making plans to be up there for TDF, I'll be helping Al out for sure if he makes it up. If not my...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 31,378
Posted By pat244ti
Yeah I am still working on this ...

Yeah I am still working on this

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

Engine bay is pretty much all together. Cranked it over the other night and got a grumble out of it, but did not go much...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By pat244ti
Mustang driveshaft fits unmodifed with an adapter...

Mustang driveshaft fits unmodifed with an adapter from Yoshifab.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By pat244ti
The first event [which I barely had the car...

The first event [which I barely had the car finished for in time with an R sport cluster] I ran it bare and exposed. Worked the whole weekend but the wire got cooked.

I swapped to a different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By pat244ti
My Lemons car [94 b230ft, aftermarket sandwich...

My Lemons car [94 b230ft, aftermarket sandwich plate that I think is a 90 c tstat] has always ran 105-115 after a few hard laps and will stay there for well over an hour. Have about 3k race miles on...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 176,465
Posted By pat244ti
Have not checked on this one in a while, lookin...

Have not checked on this one in a while, lookin good!
Forum: showroom 07-21-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By pat244ti
I'll do mine in chronological order ...

I'll do mine in chronological order

https://i.imgur.com/XAiDCWJ.jpg
The day I got my 244 in February 2003
https://i.imgur.com/nsdRc6J.jpg
First official meet, Davis 2003. From right to left -...
Forum: showroom 07-21-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By pat244ti
This picture alone makes me long for a Burgerball...

This picture alone makes me long for a Burgerball revival to happen
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By pat244ti
Stock 240 Turbos had no bypass valve. And...

Stock 240 Turbos had no bypass valve.

And yes, BOV's do work on K-Jet. Had a TurboXS RFL on my 244Ti a long time ago when it was still CIS
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By pat244ti
I have a V-Performance Aluminum flyhweel on the...

I have a V-Performance Aluminum flyhweel on the road course car. Not a DD, race car with a welded diff so of course it sucks at slow speeds.

Revs a hell of a lot quicker than every other manual...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,117
Posted By pat244ti
Sad news, not related to the car itself though. ...

Sad news, not related to the car itself though. However it does provide motivation for this project

I went to a wedding in Saratoga yesterday, around the corner from the house I bought the ES...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By pat244ti
Paging Culberro. He helps out Dave Clark...

Paging Culberro.

He helps out Dave Clark with his 2.0 Ecoboost Merkur

https://www.autocar.co.uk/opinion/motorsport/how-ecoboost-power-keeping-sierra-xr4ti-rally-car-podium
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,117
Posted By pat244ti
This. I had a long conversation with the 95...

This.

I had a long conversation with the 95 year old lady [in 2008] I bought it from before I made an offer on the car, because I could tell she had an attachment to the car I wanted to listen. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,117
Posted By pat244ti
So this newfound motivation is [kind of] going...

So this newfound motivation is [kind of] going places.

The car was repainted by Maaco literally a week after it was purchased in 1973. While I believe they did it in #42 California White, I am...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,117
Posted By pat244ti
https://i.imgur.com/kjwML42.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/kjwML42.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/aenDQeb.jpg

Needed motivation on this thing, so I bought some slightly used 205/65/15 Uniroyal's and slapped them on the MSW's I've been...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,222
Posted By pat244ti
Interesting timing for a thread revival, doing an...

Interesting timing for a thread revival, doing an over the axle setup on my rally car now, 3''. I've always gone side exit or under axle aside from a SAM 3'' kit I had long ago.

Rally car is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By pat244ti
Used Fuyao's lately on a 76 and an 83, both seem...

Used Fuyao's lately on a 76 and an 83, both seem to fit fine
Forum: showroom 05-24-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By pat244ti
Most welcome Also, for more info on the fire...

Most welcome

Also, for more info on the fire breathing monster for those wondering what is special about it

http://www.turbobricks.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1121
Forum: showroom 05-23-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By pat244ti
Too many things to deal with in too little time -...

Too many things to deal with in too little time - finishing the car to be 100% ready, making money to make it happen, getting new safety equipment, fixing the tow vehicle, getting the car to actually...
Forum: showroom 05-23-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By pat244ti
It lives! [Olympus Rally 2018]

The fire breathing monster came out of hibernation this weekend at the Olympus Rally! With it's new owner Cody Crane doing his best John Lane impersonations. Had some mechanical issues, to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By pat244ti
This. Glad I got mine in good shape for 1/4...

This.

Glad I got mine in good shape for 1/4 of what it was new
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By pat244ti
This On the Lemons car I am running the...

This

On the Lemons car I am running the stock PS/AC bracket off the b230 from the 9 series with the bottom half cut off, than dropped in the lower position by making the rearmost hole a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By pat244ti
German spec has yet to fail me in all these years

German spec has yet to fail me in all these years
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 26,633
Posted By pat244ti
I'm guessing mostly a combination of uphill...

I'm guessing mostly a combination of uphill acceleration, junk in the trunk (people on road trips for the meet) and maybe too soft of springs for both the latter
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,613
Posted By pat244ti
I agree with ditching the rear bar I...

I agree with ditching the rear bar



I drove this car when I worked for the shop that built it. Head tilted about 65 degrees towards center to fit [Im 6'5]

I also sat in it a million times...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,613
Posted By pat244ti
+1 to getting a sport seat of some sort. I feel...

+1 to getting a sport seat of some sort. I feel like seating position and overall driver comfort/vision is one of the most important things if you are trying to focus on driving your best. Things...
Forum: events 04-23-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 26,633
Posted By pat244ti
Rally car is in doubt unless I find 5 more hours...

Rally car is in doubt unless I find 5 more hours each day this week, an exhaust guy and a stock foxbody driveshaft :/

I'll still come pop in with the c30 or take the 335i I am trying to sell up.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,137
Posted By pat244ti
I might have my old school never used Avalanche...

I might have my old school never used Avalanche T5 adapter [works for a b20, was going to use it for a upright B23] for sale here shortly..
Forum: events 03-12-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 26,633
Posted By pat244ti
Yup gonna have to lock myself in the garage after...

Yup gonna have to lock myself in the garage after Lemons next weekend for a while..
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,582
Posted By pat244ti
If it's anything like the motronic on the 960,...

If it's anything like the motronic on the 960, all you need to do to get the ECU/TCU to get the right speed signal is run a late diff with the 960/850 speedometer which has the signal modifier in it...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By pat244ti
Technically there is no legal way [at least in a...

Technically there is no legal way [at least in a smog county] to get Megasquirt to be smog "legal"

Best bet would be to LH/EZK swap it, get it ref'ed and do a plug and play MS setup between smogs....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,770
Posted By pat244ti
221/264

221/264
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By pat244ti
It's not too hard to plumb new nicopp lines with...

It's not too hard to plumb new nicopp lines with a bias valve and -3 fittings.

Sans one incident with the car it's first time out, we've avoided all of the chaos [had it unfolding around us many...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By pat244ti
Havent tried that Porterfield compound, we have...

Havent tried that Porterfield compound, we have been running R4's on our cars. Seems to work great, our only issue for a bit was the back end was a little too high and created lockups/some...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By pat244ti
It's something I caught in the wiring diagram...

It's something I caught in the wiring diagram too. Based on looking at it, I assumed the cluster converted the signal for the ECU, much similar to the E36 racecar I just wired up.

However the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By pat244ti
I am seeing a few bits of irrelevant advice.......

I am seeing a few bits of irrelevant advice.... (mostly about the chassis and diff)

I drove this car at Laguna Seca in January

https://i.imgur.com/VMEZJ49.jpg

Specs

-Welded diff
-Cut...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 134,918
Posted By pat244ti
Great shots and glad to see some of the changes...

Great shots and glad to see some of the changes working well.

I might have to take that idea on using chain for the exhaust hangers. My road race car has been burning up the rubber hangers every...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By pat244ti
Per Stein Ove Vikeboe (who did DaButchers swap) ...

Per Stein Ove Vikeboe (who did DaButchers swap)



We are using the whole 960 cluster in our car, so no ripping out of the speedo is necessary.

It's like Volvo wanted us to update our cars...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By pat244ti
So for mounting the B6304S and AW30, I found a...

So for mounting the B6304S and AW30, I found a great deal of information on here.

While there are many ways to mount the engine, Al decided it was best to use the way Lankku did it on his 245,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By pat244ti
With Al starting work on the cage, and Moses...

With Al starting work on the cage, and Moses having a friend in town who is an artist we decided to theme the car with the cage all but barely started and zero powertrain in the car.

We decided to...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By pat244ti
One of the more important subjects of a Lemons...

One of the more important subjects of a Lemons race car is it's theme. With most racing series, obviously sponsorship is a major thing because that brings in additional funding. But the theme is...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By pat244ti
The Toni! Tony! Bertone!/Bertone Loc/Too $hort 79' 262c racecar story

I figured this car is starting to deserve a project thread, so here it is.

[Also, sorry if it's a lot of reading, I like writing]

Back last February, I was on Facebook and got a message from a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By pat244ti
Another one here for the Porterfield R4 line. ...

Another one here for the Porterfield R4 line.

Used them on two Lemons cars, one with S60R calipers and one with RX7. I'll be trying them on the Bertone with stock brakes.

On the 244 w/S60R...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,117
Posted By pat244ti
This. A lot of prep....

This.

A lot of prep....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 31,378
Posted By pat244ti
Bagio

Bagio
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 31,378
Posted By pat244ti
The guy I bought them from that had a stack of...

The guy I bought them from that had a stack of 100 of them got them for an Evo he was putting together. He wanted 30 or something and had to buy 100 from Method to get a good deal.

I don't know...
Forum: showroom 02-10-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,886
Posted By pat244ti
Real or not, that is one weird ass roll cage

Real or not, that is one weird ass roll cage
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By pat244ti
https://forums.tbforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=14...

https://forums.tbforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=14

You do realize you can just make a wanted post for ECU's/injectors on here and have mr UPS bring em right to your door....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 31,378
Posted By pat244ti
M12 studs. No spacers actually - the Methods...

M12 studs.

No spacers actually - the Methods I found (evo fitment, stocked up and bought 10 from a guy who was selling them for like $120/pop) are ET 15 which is perfect. Had to have some 2mm...
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