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Forum: events 05-11-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,992
Posted By luke242ti
I'll be there also.

I'll be there also.
Forum: showroom 05-09-2006, 04:04 AM
Replies: 872
Views: 166,215
Posted By luke242ti
Awesome pictures! Amazing work as always! I...

Awesome pictures!
Amazing work as always! I like the swedish color theme of the blue samco hoses and the yellow carbon fiber elements!

Hope ya dont run into any snags in these final phases!...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,463
Posted By luke242ti
Me too. Looks like fun :)

Me too. Looks like fun :)
Forum: showroom 05-02-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By luke242ti
Those pictures turned out very well, the weather...

Those pictures turned out very well, the weather helped a lot that day :)
All of the pictures in that gallery are the ones I took that day. You can see part my reflection in the 2nd picture.
...
Forum: showroom 04-30-2006, 04:04 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,750
Posted By luke242ti
+1 Wow. My heart sank when I view the...

+1

Wow. My heart sank when I view the pictures :(
Truly a work of automotive art and function. Words dont begin to express the emotions that car produces.

I know the trials and tribulations...
Forum: showroom 04-28-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,636
Posted By luke242ti
Hell it doesnt need trim there :-P How many...

Hell it doesnt need trim there :-P

How many iterations of this car are you going to make Tye!? :-P
Either way, thanks for mocking them up, they look sweet.

take care
Forum: showroom 04-28-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,636
Posted By luke242ti
Wow Tye, AMAZING PS work. Reflections and...

Wow Tye, AMAZING PS work. Reflections and everything :)
I'm very impressed.

Black trim all around would be nice, never been a fan of the clear or smoked tails but to each their own. Looks damn...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By luke242ti
The triple step process worked really well on my...

The triple step process worked really well on my black 242Ti. Though I only did that once, it would probably benefit from it again. I have no idea what to use on single stage paint.

Get it pro...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 166,215
Posted By luke242ti
Looks awesome, now all I need is an appropriate...

Looks awesome, now all I need is an appropriate 850 :-P
Forum: showroom 03-26-2006, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,628
Posted By luke242ti
Good point. Another one to consider is the amount...

Good point. Another one to consider is the amount of drivetrain mass you would have with 8 gears. :omg: If anything you might lose MPGs due to the reciprocating mass and overall weight increase.
...
Forum: showroom 03-26-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,841
Posted By luke242ti
He has to run out of gas sometime right!? :) ...

He has to run out of gas sometime right!? :)
Being a drag race car, that would probably be rather quick!
Forum: showroom 03-26-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,686
Posted By luke242ti
Very nice! Any plans to swap a 5 speed into it? ...

Very nice! Any plans to swap a 5 speed into it?



Yea, front passenger seat, 3 in the back seat and 2 in the jumpseat! :-P
Forum: showroom 03-18-2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,853
Posted By luke242ti
+1 Sweet deal! Pardon my ignorance if you...

+1
Sweet deal!
Pardon my ignorance if you stated this already, but what are your plans for the motor?
Drool, 2.5L 16v penta turbo beast :)
Forum: showroom 03-12-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,009
Posted By luke242ti
Sounds perfect, glad its working out for you! ...

Sounds perfect, glad its working out for you!
Those look like some fun projects too :)

take care
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2006, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,005
Posted By luke242ti
+1 The K-jet to LH conversion is becoming...

+1

The K-jet to LH conversion is becoming more common also.

Did your mechanic mention that the 16v motor is also the interference type?
Such that when the timing belt breaks the pistons and...
Forum: showroom 03-10-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,292
Posted By luke242ti
Looks good! What are the specs on it!? :twisted: ...

Looks good! What are the specs on it!? :twisted:
1 question though, is the middle freeze plug missing or a different color than the others?

take care
Forum: showroom 02-24-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By luke242ti
A 245 on Eikers...

A 245 on Eikers (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=611336&postcount=102) - owned by ipdVolvo245.

Its an attached image to that post so only the link would work.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2006, 01:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,437
Posted By luke242ti
+1 Saying I am impressed is an understatement....

+1
Saying I am impressed is an understatement.

Nice work! Interesting information about the pressure equalization between the turbos.

Mats, what is your reasoning behind running 2 full...
Forum: showroom 02-16-2006, 03:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,144
Posted By luke242ti
Awesome car Don! The polaris add another...

Awesome car Don! The polaris add another dimension to the car!
It fits exactly how I would want a 242 too :)
Props on the cleanliness!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,939
Posted By luke242ti
+1 www.egauges.com has good prices on them...

+1
www.egauges.com has good prices on them also.

The autometer in my brothers 744Ti seems rather sluggish to respond. Though that could be due to an install by a previous owner.
Forum: showroom 02-13-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,724
Posted By luke242ti
From Matt Dupuis' site...

From Matt Dupuis' site (http://members.shaw.ca/UglyDuck2/b23/).
http://members.shaw.ca/UglyDuck2/b23/100_0816.JPG

816 and higher shows what you are looking for.
take care
good luck with the...
Forum: showroom 02-13-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,903
Posted By luke242ti
polaris or the eiker replica

polaris or the eiker replica
Forum: showroom 02-08-2006, 02:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,878
Posted By luke242ti
Ah thank you. Oddly one of the pieces of the post...

Ah thank you. Oddly one of the pieces of the post I glazed over.
Forum: showroom 02-08-2006, 02:28 AM
Replies: 872
Views: 166,215
Posted By luke242ti
Ah good point. The split loom seems to work fine...

Ah good point. The split loom seems to work fine for me in most cases, though definately not as clean. Given the choice it would be the fabric stuff though. Though as you point out, not easily...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2006, 01:51 AM
Replies: 872
Views: 166,215
Posted By luke242ti
Frys in Wilsonville might have it too, they at...

Frys in Wilsonville might have it too, they at least have split loom.
Forum: showroom 02-07-2006, 04:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,189
Posted By luke242ti
Yes. Especially if you relocating to somewhere...

Yes. Especially if you relocating to somewhere colder anytime soon. The winters arent cold up there, brisk by any means. But theres just something about having seat heaters throughout the car, cold...
Forum: showroom 02-07-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,878
Posted By luke242ti
Amazing work Pat! Sweet drifts! :omg: Bet...

Amazing work Pat!
Sweet drifts! :omg:

Bet you could drive like that too!
Forum: showroom 02-05-2006, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By luke242ti
Use the coin/ash tray much!? If not you know...

Use the coin/ash tray much!? If not you know where that idea is going.

I would imagine the space around the stereo gets warm from the heat of said stereo and turbo timer.
Forum: showroom 02-05-2006, 03:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,810
Posted By luke242ti
Sadness :-( This is/was one of my favorite cars...

Sadness :-(
This is/was one of my favorite cars on the board!

I hope the insurance bit works out well for you Noah. Good luck with the reconstruction or a new 242 project!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2006, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By luke242ti
sounds nice! how did this "lh2.2 swap" that...

sounds nice!
how did this "lh2.2 swap" that resides in your sig didnt get listed!? :???: Seems like a rather large piece of the mod puzzle.

take care
Forum: showroom 02-02-2006, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By luke242ti
I'm willing to wager on B, given the motor and...

I'm willing to wager on B, given the motor and its vintage.
Forum: showroom 02-01-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By luke242ti
Thanks for posting the tech info about the motor....

Thanks for posting the tech info about the motor.
Sweet, variable intake!



Yay for timing chains, I prefer them over belts!
Forum: showroom 02-01-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,694
Posted By luke242ti
damn that motor sounds good :)

damn that motor sounds good :)
Forum: showroom 02-01-2006, 05:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,931
Posted By luke242ti
+1 probably easier than painting too :)

+1
probably easier than painting too :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2006, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By luke242ti
Glad you found it. I had a similar problem, but...

Glad you found it. I had a similar problem, but it would only cause hard starting when the motor was warm (after sitting for 2 hours or so). If I disconnected the cold start injector it would start...
Forum: showroom 02-01-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,714
Posted By luke242ti
Looks good! Nice idea to keep the collector...

Looks good!
Nice idea to keep the collector referenced properly!

Do you have a timeline/deadline you are striving for?

Its cool to see whats in store with your fab skills!

take care
Forum: showroom 02-01-2006, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By luke242ti
sounds good :) What cam does that motor have?

sounds good :)
What cam does that motor have?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2006, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By luke242ti
Have you read all of these threads yet!? They are...

Have you read all of these threads yet!? They are in the articles section. They all require similar levels of work.

IE -
Tranny
Crossmember modification
new clutch, pressure plate.
Adapter...
Forum: showroom 01-24-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,930
Posted By luke242ti
Looks good Shane! That color will work in the...

Looks good Shane! That color will work in the 242!



That is also how I had envisioned it. Though I would add a catch can between the PCV line and the turbo inlet. To condense the oil and thus...
Forum: showroom 01-21-2006, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,904
Posted By luke242ti
Looks good, I have always liked those wheels! ...

Looks good, I have always liked those wheels!


They look like the Type E
and according to this


he is using 16" wheels.

take care
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2006, 02:36 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 29,296
Posted By luke242ti
Nice progress Tye! Looks like a great shell! ...

Nice progress Tye!
Looks like a great shell!

Is the frame on the 245 shot!? From the pictures it doesnt look too bad, but hard to tell. If it wasnt you would have already had it running I know....
Forum: events 01-07-2006, 03:59 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 15,437
Posted By luke242ti
Yea. Its not an excuse I know, but the eyes must...

Yea. Its not an excuse I know, but the eyes must have glazed over that I said this weekend was already booked :-P

have fun!
Forum: events 01-05-2006, 03:42 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 15,437
Posted By luke242ti
Hope everyone can throw down some sweet numbers....

Hope everyone can throw down some sweet numbers. I wont be attending as this weekend was already booked. Course the 242 isnt modified power wise since the last dyno anyways.

take care
Forum: showroom 12-30-2005, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By luke242ti
for a beater thats a DAMN good looking car :) ...

for a beater thats a DAMN good looking car :)
The color of the car and the volans work well together.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2005, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,555
Posted By luke242ti
Great looking car! You say a paint job is...

Great looking car!

You say a paint job is down the road!? It looks good to me, well as good as a 20+ year old car can be. The hood, roof and trunk look a bit worn. But nothing a good cut and buff...
Forum: showroom 12-27-2005, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By luke242ti
eyebrows is my guess.

eyebrows is my guess.
Forum: showroom 12-19-2005, 02:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,197
Posted By luke242ti
Mustang dyno. 122hp, 155 ft-lbs, 6psi, stock...

Mustang dyno.
122hp, 155 ft-lbs, 6psi, stock b21ft.
Forum: showroom 12-15-2005, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By luke242ti
Excellent! Be careful with the duplicolor hi...

Excellent!
Be careful with the duplicolor hi temp stuff.
I "clear" coated my intake and it turned the aluminium color a few shades darker.
Not a bad color, just not something I had expected from...
Forum: showroom 12-15-2005, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By luke242ti
Looks good! Are you going to clear coat it for...

Looks good! Are you going to clear coat it for easier cleaning!?



Exactly!
Forum: showroom 12-14-2005, 02:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By luke242ti
One can only guess :-P

One can only guess :-P
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