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Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By bartman
Outside the box

Outside the box
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By bartman
Yes, the two names are becoming to refer to the...

Yes, the two names are becoming to refer to the same thing. I was thinking of a sealed, fixed, tinted glass, to get away from stripped cranks, noise, leaks, poor cables, etc
Maybe with a sliding...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By bartman
240 solid moonroof

Has anyone converted the hand cranked sunroof to a solid moonroof?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By bartman
I’m in, gotta do something pretty quick, I should...

I’m in, gotta do something pretty quick, I should be all painted up with nowhere to go this month ��
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
I am not planning any trim at all, having removed...

I am not planning any trim at all, having removed all emblems and filed, welded 50+holes �� We went so far as to fix the weld at the rear pillar where the little triangular piece sat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
My question, more clearly, concerned the rear...

My question, more clearly, concerned the rear window seals that IPD has. About $75 bucks if I recall. Will the seal work with the older glass? I am assuming it will but needed to ask the experts here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
Pearl*

Pearl*
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
I was able to salvage the rear window on the 242,...

I was able to salvage the rear window on the 242, will the trim that IPD sells for the ‘91-‘93 240’s fit my 1980?
I am thinking that the Peral Grey is what I am going with, is it considered a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By bartman
Damn clear coats...I would like to see it anyway

Damn clear coats...I would like to see it anyway
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By bartman
Pearl Grey code 20

Anyone have a car this color? I would love to have a good picture
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
Anyone have a pearl grey code 20 car?

Anyone have a pearl grey code 20 car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
Our lake just made national news...stupid...

Our lake just made national news...stupid duckboat people
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
I have been looking at new car paint for the last...

I have been looking at new car paint for the last few months and kinda like the taupe colors that jeep has. Also, the new Yukon has a good looking Taupe.
Just got a $100 quote for a DYI windshield,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
Thanks-I just cut the weatherstripping off the...

Thanks-I just cut the weatherstripping off the front and rear to facilitate the removal process . The rear was so bad you couldn’t see out of it, the electric lines somehow faded or corroded.
Good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By bartman
242 Paint Colors-Window Source ???

I am having a bear of a time trying to figure out a color to paint the 242 V8. I am thinking something that is currently being used by another car company :), perhaps BMW or maybe Fiat, or ? Or,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By bartman
Drags

Drags
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By bartman
Cheap Wheel Ideas for Slicks

Looking forward to track days soon and was curious who has any thoughts on some cheapie steelies that would fit my 240. I plan to purchase the biggest street style slicks that will fit. Ideas ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By bartman
will do Dave, thanks

will do Dave, thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By bartman
Power steering pump, v8 swap

Anybody had an issue using a new Chevy power steering pump hooked to the original 1980 242 steering rack? The alignment guy says that when he is going straight and revvs up the motor the car pulls...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By bartman
Flathood re-skin? Body/painters HELP!

Ok, after another frustrating week, where I took my 242 to the local muffler/alignment place, only to discover they couldn't get the 2.5 inch tubing to bend enough on the passenger side to hook up my...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By bartman
I just scored a 260 clutch and brake pedal...

I just scored a 260 clutch and brake pedal assembly with a MC from a friend who has a Bertone...

Took my "GOOD" used T5 to a local shop last week...they called back to tell me it needs $300 worth...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By bartman
How does the Coleman shaft help?

How does the Coleman shaft help?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By bartman
will SBC blockhugger headers work? Will they...

will SBC blockhugger headers work? Will they clear the steering shaft ok?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By bartman
thanks to everyone...sorry if I'm on the wrong...

thanks to everyone...sorry if I'm on the wrong section, I will move my question
1980 242 is my project base
I am considering the early Corvette radiator, will probably get a similar size, with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By bartman
V-8 swap help for 327

questions...

Do I need a "drop" style front sway bar?

I will be using a Howe system for the throwout bearing, any advise? Anyone have a modified clutch pedal for sale?

Will the 84 Corvette...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By bartman
Actuator Question

I ran across an actuator with the number 430 099 30 on it and I was wondering if I should use it on my ole B21f +T ? It may have come from one of my 7 series projects.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By bartman
york...change it!

Go to ackits.com and get all the stuff to use the rotary compressor, they have a $50 bracket that you can re-use the old Saginaw p.steering pump. The york + bracket weighs about 50 lbs....puts a hell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By bartman
A/C Job complete!

Thanks to all responders with help on my A/C work. I installed a new universal compressor, new exp. valve, new rec/drier and also went the extra mile and had new hoses made...I charged it after a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By bartman
'84 a/c help

Going to convert to rotary style a/c comp. after a failure, was wondering who all has done this and the best way to approach the job. I'm trying to find an affordable comp. Should I use a new evap.?...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 957
Posted By bartman
Walbro intank pumps

Hey guys, would someone give me some links on installing a high-po Walbro pump in tank? Specifics, regarding bypassing the old main pump, using volvo fuel lines, electrical, etc.
I can't seem to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By bartman
Elegant solutions

Having just acquired an adjustable cam gear, I was wondering if anyone has an elegant solution to gain access to the the gear and still retain the belt cover...possibly a large hole cover of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2005, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By bartman
vx cam, lower boost?

My son ruined his head (B21FTi), so I decided to put the vx cam I had laying around in the new head I purchased. He is complaining that the boost is only about the stock level now. Did I miss a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By bartman
Intercooler added, also B230 intake-Problems?

I added a "cooler and did the intake conversion on my wagon a week or so ago, and for the life of me, I can't seem to get it to run right. It is sluggish, like a big vac leak. I took a stethoscope...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2004, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,022
Posted By bartman
Stu Spencer's B230 intake conversion

Just curious if anyone could get Stu Spencer to open his site back up at Geocities...
I failed to print it out in time I guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2004, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By bartman
1985 740T motor into 1985 760

Sorry for the confusion, the motor is from an '85 not a '84 (I have too many of those).
I bought the 760 for peanuts, from a guy whose daughter had it. He said the motor just "quit", and was vague...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2004, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By bartman
Question B230FT motor before transplant ???

Hey guys, I pulled a good B230FT from a beat up '84 740 and have it on a lift waiting to be transplanted into a pristine '85 760 body. Is there anything I should do, check (for example the hall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2003, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By bartman
He says the belt is on correctly, "it wouldn't...

He says the belt is on correctly, "it wouldn't start or run right if it wasn't"
It shows dead on 12 degrees at idle, vac disconnected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2003, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By bartman
Hello to all, I was told yesterday that the dist....

Hello to all, I was told yesterday that the dist. in my son's '84 Ti (B21) was worn out! The mechanic hooked up his timing light to check timing and discovered that when he revved the motor, the mark...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2003, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By bartman
The drooping vac line may go to the fuel...

The drooping vac line may go to the fuel enrichment system. Check to see if you have a pressure dif. switch (a vacumn circular valve with wire coming off it) on the firewall. This makes a big...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2003, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 794
Posted By bartman
Hey guys, after buying/installing a new intank...

Hey guys, after buying/installing a new intank pump and main pump for the last project ('84Ti), I am faced with it again on latest project, and I was wondering if just using a high-pressure walbro...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2003, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By bartman
Gm universal comes in 3 flavors, which do you...

Gm universal comes in 3 flavors, which do you recommend?
190/ltr
255/ltr
244/ltr high pressure

Please clear this up for us...say goodbye to pump noise X2!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2002, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By bartman
I have had the opportunity :oops: to fix leaks...

I have had the opportunity :oops: to fix leaks here several times. First, clean around the pipe really good. Take off oil filter, remove actuator, this gives u some room to work. Remove pipe, put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2002, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,583
Posted By bartman
Also, on this thread, the 760's were almost hand...

Also, on this thread, the 760's were almost hand built (assembled). I have read that a team of 6 or so, actually started from the ground up to all the finishing trims, etc. An interesting...
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