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Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,085
Posted By brickcupra
ijz swap

Hey , that tranny looks like thr r154 with extended shift assembly , Right?
Im doing the 7mgte and the hole was right dead on!!!!
although i made my own short shifter spacer and tacoma/mustang...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,985
Posted By brickcupra
outside temp

hey thanks for the tip. Well since im running a turbo the colder the better. I got from a 86 civic wagon a screen that goes on top of thr carb for free and almost fits the hole so im planning to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,234
Posted By brickcupra
gift

lucky you bro!!!
my wife wants to burn my car to ashes !!!
but somehow lately she has changed her and has given me a break ( she doesnt know where the volvo is LOl mind:omg::omg::omg::omg::omg:...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,446
Posted By brickcupra
driveshaft

LOL ha they dont know is been done all the time!!!!
nice job take care
DZ :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,985
Posted By brickcupra
Airbox!!!

lol. funny right, well mine doesn't require that much surgery, bur I will try to make it as clean as possible. And thank you for the idea , take care
DZ :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,564
Posted By brickcupra
p1800

Geeee!!! your project is giving me a heart attack!!!!
i have a wagon 240 and love the teslas and now this!!!!
I wonder how others are gonna react once your project is done!!!
Amazing building...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,446
Posted By brickcupra
ar5 swap

Hey I see a cressy , i had one till it rotted out but it was the foundation of my new project
which is the volvo 240 with a 7mgte which was in the cressida.
Nice going !!!! :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,985
Posted By brickcupra
4.6 wagon

Hey ,nice going , you just past my neck of the woods( Chicago) . Oh by the way i copied your air box idea for my project. I was thinking for a while what to do for the air cleaner and seen your...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 172,723
Posted By brickcupra
ls coils

Hey , well i used waste spark coils. I just used the module and gutted out the electronics, traced the plug wires ( I chose the 4 top ones) and soldered three to the main harness and wired the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 172,723
Posted By brickcupra
just saying hi!!!

Hey < In still working to finishe the 240 wagon/7mgte . Installed chevy coils/ wires and used the 6 cyl housing and fabricated a bracket to go in the firewall. Chevy coils run cooler for me and they...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 252,019
Posted By brickcupra
Looks amazing !!!

Your project is making me push to finish mine, Just bought a gps speedo and it works perfect.
Hopefully I will finish mine by a couple of monthe except for the paint
Kuddos for an amazing outcome...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 31,248
Posted By brickcupra
HEy guys, Ive been seen some of the stuff is been...

HEy guys, Ive been seen some of the stuff is been done in here and Ive been doing some massive stuff in the brick wagon. Updated and upgraded the coils, sparks plugs( thanks to K IN THE LOCAL PICK...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,985
Posted By brickcupra
mark viii volvo 240

by the way, Have you thought about electric power steering pump?
volvos come with it and might be an easy swap for you.
Im gonna do that for mine to safe some power and all the housing drama.just...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,985
Posted By brickcupra
mark viii volvo 240

Hey, Sooo happy for you and amazing build. Are those new tv screens?
I worked in my wagon today sorting out an oil pan leak and continuing my Subby wrx calipers / infinity rotors combo brakes...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 252,019
Posted By brickcupra
242 gt

amazing craftsmanship!!! I could not stop going thought the entire build!!!
I wish i had the finances to make my wagon like yours. Im on a budget saving and recycling parts from the local pick and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,985
Posted By brickcupra
Hey Good Start!!!

Hey Ive been watching your progress along and I got the same feeling when I got my 7mgte started after 3 long years!!! It really purrs and is not as lous cause i installed a muffler from a brz twin...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,525
Posted By brickcupra
toyota and volvo expert

Hi , is funny you talk about toyotas and volvos cause im doing a toyota engine swap with a volvo wagon and im almost done, well not really cause the details take soooo long.
I havent posted any...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By brickcupra
fuel pump !!!

I got an after market pump and i changes the entire plastic fuel line with a steel one from a late model saturn view in my 240 and tigged the fittings and it works well for me.
good luck Dz:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 189,026
Posted By brickcupra
Amazing Amazon !!!

bravissimo , Better than new congrats!!!!:)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By brickcupra
steering wheel adapter,

hi , Check
Luigi hub adapter
I got one for my 240 wagon at it has the 6 bolt pattern for different wheels
good luck
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,732
Posted By brickcupra
things changed!!!

I hope you will get your health back. Working in the car will help you in so many way although it might take longer .
I wish much success to you and u are already a champion as it is not easy going...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By brickcupra
no start issue .

Hey , I've seen this happened before. Have you checked the coolant sensor for the computer, not the temp gauge sensor?
I had a problem with another car and that was it. Give it a try . Good luck ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 127,837
Posted By brickcupra
Tig, I JUST BEGAN LEARNING HOW TO TIG SOLO AT...

Tig, I JUST BEGAN LEARNING HOW TO TIG SOLO AT WORK IN MY BREAK TIME, IM A MIG WELDER SO THIS WILL GIVE ME A BETTER IDEA HOW THE FINISHED WORK SHOULD LOOK LIKE AND AWESOME SKILLS DUDE!!!!:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 127,837
Posted By brickcupra
Hey Nice job, I am a mig welder and just this...

Hey Nice job, I am a mig welder and just this week I began practicing tig. Of course is crappy till I get the hang of it and I wanna get a raise for :rofl: as well , Dying to get back to my project ,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 75,960
Posted By brickcupra
What do you do now!!!

Hi , Nice job, still have a lot to do in my brick
Where did you get the new windshield?
Mine is really scraped
Happy Holidays
DZ:nod::rofl::lol::oops::wtf:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,985
Posted By brickcupra
heater core piping

hey nice job, just an idea, I had a similar problem with my heater core piping so I cut them in an angle and had them tig into a 90 degree close to the fire wall. It worked perfect fpr me because I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By brickcupra
thanks man. Dying to finish the details to get it...

thanks man. Dying to finish the details to get it running before winter ( crossing fingers on that) SEeya
DZ
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By brickcupra
Volvo wagon 7mgte running

Thanks for your support!!!
It was two years in the making, and it was worth the sweat, tears , blood and burns and the time invested.
Dz
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By brickcupra
volvo wagon 7mgte running

hi is been a while since i posted something in here. I already got the engine running with the brz exhaust almost finished and now i just need to tune it up due to an air leak or misfire. Here is the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 74,287
Posted By brickcupra
LS 430 brakes

Hi , I have also thought about the same brakes as there are plenty to go of them here.
I guess I have to be the guinea pig !!! :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,085
Posted By brickcupra
PCM

Oh ok nice to hear and I kinda figure that was gonna happen
See ya DZ
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,085
Posted By brickcupra
Tacoma.

Hi , on the tacoma swap. Did u used the same IS 300 pcm to run the engine?
I know they use a transponder to start so I wonder how u did it. Clean job too.
My car is here in turbo bricks. (...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,085
Posted By brickcupra
R 154 trans

Hi, well the trans is from a turbo 87 and it sits forward closer to the front due to the coolant hosing running in back of the head. I measured everything twice before doing the motor mounts as I had...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,085
Posted By brickcupra
ijz 242.

Hi im working with a wagon with the 7mgte amd the r 154 trans. Fits almost perfect in the tunnel , except for the right side that needs a little banging with a hammer to separate part of the body. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 28,848
Posted By brickcupra
Hi, do you speak spanish? I just happenned to see...

Hi, do you speak spanish? I just happenned to see the word " bocinas" before logging in. I a m working in some speaker covers as well from an old school toyota that need some small modification...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,341
Posted By brickcupra
V8 green wagon

Wow amazing job in your project. Thanks for the tip in the master clutch. I got to fix mine , although i used toyota clutch pedal parts and MC, I think the travel does not let the slave push the fork...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,583
Posted By brickcupra
Hi nice job . In working on the exhaust .Mine...

Hi nice job . In working on the exhaust .Mine will be 2.5 from a mix of BRZ and volvo XC 90 pipes.
Also I'm finishing my Mazda 6-SaaB,volvo,supra intercooler piping.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,948
Posted By brickcupra
Hi, I had the same situation when i installed my...

Hi, I had the same situation when i installed my 7mgte, so I used a booster from a Toyota Corolla with the master cylinder from a Camry , the one that has 3 bolts in the MC. I redrilled the holes in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 31,248
Posted By brickcupra
7mgte first purr!!!

Hey, back again here. I got last week a hell of a deal in a dual exhaust for a Brz and I took a gamble to see if it worked. Man does it!!! .Also the seller was real nice and included the entire...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 31,248
Posted By brickcupra
out of hibernation ,

Hello Again,Is been almost 5 months since I touched the brick. I wanted to go today but the weather did not help. I am working on a homemade short shifter for the toyota r 154 transmission, with a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 37,801
Posted By brickcupra
Yassou !!! again

Hey thanks for your comment in regards of my greek , still learning a lot. Your brick is reaally coming out nice. I wanted to go today to mine but it is cold and soggy:oops:
Hopefully next week will...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 37,801
Posted By brickcupra
Greek 240 brick

Yassou!!!!
Love your brick and funny thing that I was looking for an evo intercooler for my project and I see it works!!!!
My old boss was from Sparty, and I know some greek although EGO EIMAE APO...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By brickcupra
pinion nut.

Rent an electric impact gun. That's how I did mine.
Good luck
DZ:rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By brickcupra
seats

I am using wrx seats for my wagon. I have to adapt the brackets but I have already swap the covers form a saab/ suby wagon matching the black / white interior. Good luck on your seat endevour!!!
Forum: showroom 01-12-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By brickcupra
Hi , I gotta see the back part , but it looks...

Hi , I gotta see the back part , but it looks like a smog pump. Dad is right !!!!
Forum: showroom 11-13-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,905
Posted By brickcupra
Hello Fellow Newyorker!!! I used to live in the...

Hello Fellow Newyorker!!! I used to live in the city next to the yankee Stadium and I have passed through Poughkeepsie when I went to visit my sis in Conn. Nice restomod in your soup!!! I am working...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 208,698
Posted By brickcupra
hey congrats on your wedding and superb build!!! ...

hey congrats on your wedding and superb build!!!
I always liked that body style since i saw one back in 87 in Puerto Rico.
I am working on a 92 wagon 240 and It might take light years away to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 54,175
Posted By brickcupra
Super job !!! I gotta do something with the a/c...

Super job !!! I gotta do something with the a/c too, but for now I need to finish the in-tank high pressure fuel pump and I got an extra fuel line to finish the fuel system.
Keep up and don't give...
Forum: website & board 10-24-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By brickcupra
hi

Welcome Newbie, the best place to stop is here
have a blast
DZ
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 31,248
Posted By brickcupra
HEy !!!

Thanks , will sure do something about it!!!
Have a nice weekend
DZ
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