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Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,004
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I finally quieted my vibrations enough to live...

I finally quieted my vibrations enough to live with it. Mine ended up being a sketchy DS adapter. Now that everything (tailshaft housing, bushing, slip joint, u joints) is new and well lubed it is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Savage. And that sig really drives the point...

Savage. And that sig really drives the point home.

On topic, this has been done a thousand times (myself included), by a thousand different people. Use google to search the site
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Interesting, I suppose that does make sense, it...

Interesting, I suppose that does make sense, it has a removable clear face, to facilitate changing the color of the gauge, maybe just throw some tint on the clear part of it, and “smoke” out the face...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By Uncleknucklez
No reason you couldn’t, just splice a SPST switch...

No reason you couldn’t, just splice a SPST switch to interrupt 12v or ground. I don’t notice mine much anymore.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,581
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Why would the flywheel be sold without a ring...

Why would the flywheel be sold without a ring gear?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 25,919
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I’d start inspecting the parts that stay on the...

I’d start inspecting the parts that stay on the car when you’re swapping these motors in, fuel pumps, LH and EZK units, MAF sensor, stuff like that.

Do you have a WB gauge?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 927
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I put a neo magnet on the back side of a blank...

I put a neo magnet on the back side of a blank gauge panel with some shoe goo in my 245, it’s plenty strong enough to grab the metal plate that came with the Anker setup posted above.

The 242...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I appreciate the kind words, I feel like this...

I appreciate the kind words, I feel like this thread is a throwback to when the builds were builds, and men were men :rofl:

I have since learned that I probably told them the wrong car when I went...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I had a hearty laugh when I first saw that! ...

I had a hearty laugh when I first saw that!



The A/c still has not been charged, I thought it would cool off and would be a non issue for now, but it’s still in the mid 80’s here, and I’m...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Yep, Only thing is I didn't know once they do...

Yep, Only thing is I didn't know once they do that, the output housing is pretty much junk.

SO, I slap in a new bushing, thinking this one is good to go, put the car back together take it for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,443
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Fantastic build! Where in Sac are you? I’d love...

Fantastic build! Where in Sac are you? I’d love to come check the car out some time. Shoot me a PM.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Uncleknucklez
The only thing you have to be mindful of with...

The only thing you have to be mindful of with this setup is the angle of the drivetrain. You will need to reflect the angle of the motor/trans in the rear end (Pinion angle) if you are using a 1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Air, fuel, and fire. You're missing one, and near...

Air, fuel, and fire. You're missing one, and near as I can tell haven't really verified any of them. You're firing the parts cannon with little direction.

Test spark, first at coil, then plugs. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 37,238
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Dewd, she's a beaut

Dewd, she's a beaut
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 37,238
Posted By Uncleknucklez
My bad, Avatar pic

My bad, Avatar pic
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 37,238
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Let's see a big version of that Sig pic. Is...

Let's see a big version of that Sig pic.

Is that shift fork boot a new one? Where did you get it? I run mine sans boot, But seems like I probably should have one.

Keep up the good work.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,163
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Just get some for a Jaguar XJS, but I have ridden...

Just get some for a Jaguar XJS, but I have ridden in a car with the Yoshi mounts, really turns the car into a buzz box, I'll stick with OEM and change them every few years.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,004
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Mine has that much movement, I wouldn't worry...

Mine has that much movement, I wouldn't worry about it. It also sounds identical. Lol.

One of my concerns with this setup, as illustrated in your video, there should only be about 3/4" of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,094
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I recently went through a full 940 (motor, when,...

I recently went through a full 940 (motor, when, vacuum stuff, computers, matching cat) swap into my 1980 242. It didn't go so well, the car also has a T5, and the BAR ref wouldn't pass it because it...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,004
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Mine makes a similar sound at 2700 to 2500 rpm....

Mine makes a similar sound at 2700 to 2500 rpm. I'm living with it for now. I'm on my second trans tailshaft (once the bushing spins in the tailshaft it's almost impossible to keep it from happening...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,004
Posted By Uncleknucklez
These transmissions for sure have rattles in...

These transmissions for sure have rattles in them. I had mine apart over the past month and am blown away by how loose everything is in there using approved specs and measurements.

Everything in...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,004
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This looks great man, my setup (practically...

This looks great man, my setup (practically identical) also engages/disengages at the last 1/4 pedal from the top. I'd like to get that a hair lower, but it's not worth tearing apart for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,751
Posted By Uncleknucklez
:omg: damn man, get some

:omg: damn man, get some
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,981
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This thing sounds awesome! We need more pictures.

This thing sounds awesome! We need more pictures.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Threw the trans on my bench this AM, found that...

Threw the trans on my bench this AM, found that the rear shaft bushing was loose? It stayed behind as I pulled the rear housing.

http://i.imgur.com/3IkSHxVl.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,322
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I had no idea there was this much in this car. I...

I had no idea there was this much in this car. I love the BBS, as a Subaru guy in a past life (I lived in Reno for a decade, and it snowed) they're some of my favorite OEM wheels of all time.
...
Forum: showroom 07-29-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Uncleknucklez
These shoops have been around for a while. But it...

These shoops have been around for a while. But it is still a beautiful design.

My memory says someone started to build this, there were issues with the b/c pillar area. But the rest was coming...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Trans is yanked. I'm getting pretty good at this....

Trans is yanked. I'm getting pretty good at this. Also noticed some oil in the bellhousing, so I will pull the flywheel and take a look at the rear main. I just so happened to buy flywheel bolts and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Not to worry gents, car will not have a Holset,...

Not to worry gents, car will not have a Holset, or any major changes anytime soon.





Thanks for the kind words!

I climbed under the car the other night, to take stock of the output leak...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Do both fan clutch and pusher fan, have the best...

Do both fan clutch and pusher fan, have the best of all worlds. Running the relay off a switch is easy peasy and been done loads of times.

The later 240 pusher fan will have all the mounts...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Thanks! That is the end goal, a fun DD, my kids...

Thanks! That is the end goal, a fun DD, my kids and even my wife love the car, this one is here to stay.

I would estimate right now I'm making 190-200 hp? Realistic goal with the 15G, 3" DP, IPD...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,239
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I like the body colored commandos on this ride!...

I like the body colored commandos on this ride! This thing looks righteous.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I really appreciate that, The car will stay the...

I really appreciate that, The car will stay the exact same. I have visions of building these rim centers into a 16x8/9 combo, but I like the sidewall on the car.



That it is, Aaron, has been...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Thank you Sir The 240 units for the...

Thank you Sir



The 240 units for the shocks, I appreciate the kind words, the wheels really make this car to me.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
After IPD, I drove the car, a lot. I had put 1400...

After IPD, I drove the car, a lot. I had put 1400 miles on the IPD trip, took it to the central valley to visit my grandparents, to Reno, Carson city, just driving it. I put it into rotation as my...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
IPD was cool, 110 degrees is not

We broke down leaving the driveway for IPD, at 6 AM. It had a stumble, felt like a bad intank. So I quickly swapped it out, no dice, I did more diag, more reading, more testing, decided it was a bad...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
IPD prep; things I did to my car because I can't control myself

I bought a cheap boost controller. It was awesome, 10 psi was a blast, so 13 psi is more gooder right? That's when I slipped the Yoshi T5 clutch and stock PP combo.

I ended up researching and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Then it was time to make it liveable, I built...

Then it was time to make it liveable, I built this 3" exhaust with the intention of using the stock 940 cat for emissions compliance (more on that later), and stock 940 DP cut up to work.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
3 months later, I hadn't touched the car, so I...

3 months later, I hadn't touched the car, so I convinced my cousin to tow it the rest of the way to Sac.

So 90ish days after it started it's journey from SoCal to Sac, it finally reached it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Uncleknucklez 242 road ripper

I'm making a thread, because there is a complete lack of threads with photos now, I just want to add a little something back to the forum in the way of pictures for others to browse.

Car currently...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,883
Posted By Uncleknucklez
A woman just hurriedly walked by, and I felt...

A woman just hurriedly walked by, and I felt uncomfortable, like I'm spying on people.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,604
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Haha, I had this suspicion you were going to say...

Haha, I had this suspicion you were going to say that :rofl: I love that you did things your way throughout this car, instead of buying, you built. Respect. ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,604
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Did you have a machine cut the flange? Do you...

Did you have a machine cut the flange? Do you have a file for that?
Forum: showroom 07-24-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,247
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ballin out of control. Those will look pretty...

Ballin out of control. Those will look pretty good on there. Nice work!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,415
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I tried a couple reman units. All failed or ran...

I tried a couple reman units. All failed or ran weird. I ended up pulling 2 clean units at my junkyard during 1/2 price day, cleaned them, tested both on the car, put one on the shelf just in case....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,502
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I'm pretty sure this is what we came to see: ...

I'm pretty sure this is what we came to see:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yrLF1IWVXps" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Edited to say: This is a...
Forum: showroom 07-24-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Sounds like you and I have similar goal for our...

Sounds like you and I have similar goal for our cars, and my build sheet is pretty similar. I like to think of mine as an early "GT" car.

I am putting the finishing touches installing a 93 240...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Uncleknucklez
After all the fiddling, Mine is probably about a...

After all the fiddling, Mine is probably about a half inch, does your slave have the spring in it?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,321
Posted By Uncleknucklez
That is monster torques, how many PSI? Still 22?

That is monster torques, how many PSI? Still 22?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,533
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I supposed I did a bad job of making thoughts...

I supposed I did a bad job of making thoughts clear. I was more talking about LH24, than anything. With chips, stockish injectors, on a motor that is 9.8:1, people are getting away with more than 10...
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