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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 201
Posted By Uncleknucklez
AND be pumped about it, 19T and K24 are both...

AND be pumped about it, 19T and K24 are both great turbos, and will make the car a joy to drive. We are fortunate to have all of these late model parts that literally bolt to most of our 20+ year old...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Best part is it took me like 15 mins to change!...

Best part is it took me like 15 mins to change! Quick and easy face changes ftw!



I do very much appreciate this car's aesthetics, the stainless trim and commandos is what really make the look...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 859,185
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Gorgeous! Those wheels :oogle:

Gorgeous! Those wheels :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 156,849
Posted By Uncleknucklez
That color is amazeballs, good work!

That color is amazeballs, good work!
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I plopped a set of quad squares on the car while...

I plopped a set of quad squares on the car while I repaint the grill and surrounds.

THIS is how these cars are supposed to look as far as I am concerned, but the Mrs likes the rounds, so it may...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Thanks Gary!

Thanks Gary!
Forum: showroom 07-18-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 859,185
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Well what does the rest of the car look like????

Well what does the rest of the car look like????
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Clutch is on the back burner until I decide what...

Clutch is on the back burner until I decide what I want to do vs what my pocket book wants to do.

In other news, all of this LH24/G80 speedo talk prompted me to take another look at the speedo in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Uncleknucklez
That is more helpful to me than someone telling...

That is more helpful to me than someone telling me what TO do....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,745
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This is a great looking mockup! :clap:

This is a great looking mockup! :clap:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Tfrasca's Build thread...

Tfrasca's Build thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=316868) is the definitive ohc to 140 build in my book. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,680
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Saw one on a grandpa car on the LF wheel the...

Saw one on a grandpa car on the LF wheel the other day.

I wish my speedo worked, It always seems to be on the back burner for my car.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This seems like a good option to me for those of...

This seems like a good option to me for those of us running this setup and looking to add additional holding power.

I even found it for well under $600
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Thanks John, I updated the first post with part...

Thanks John, I updated the first post with part numbers and info, but just in case....

Setup is Sachs Viggen PP - 3082302731 & Clutchnet Part Number: SM9721 organic-kevlar sprung setup

I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Yesterday was the first time I have slipped the...

Yesterday was the first time I have slipped the Viggen - SVO organic/kevlar sprung setup.

Then I smelled it really good this AM when I was backing into my spot at the shop.

I am going to pull...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 156,849
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I've seen pictures :omg:

I've seen pictures :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
OH! The clutch slips :roll:

OH! The clutch slips :roll:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Thank you for the kind words! In other...

Thank you for the kind words!

In other news, last night I cut up my brand new aluminum door cards to install JBL 6.5" component speaker system with crossovers. Totally worth it. :cool:
Forum: showroom 07-17-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By Uncleknucklez
ahem.... Swedish Touring Car Championship

ahem.... Swedish Touring Car Championship
Forum: showroom 07-16-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By Uncleknucklez
The wing on the back was also hand made aluminum...

The wing on the back was also hand made aluminum by him, It's still in my garage, I will grab some pics, it's pretty cool!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Interesting, I am browsing Yoshi site, they also...

Interesting, I am browsing Yoshi site, they also have a "stage 3" clutch kit that seems like it would do what I need, but then there is the FX kits, which seem like the way to do it "right the first...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Saab Pressure plate users report!

How are things Saab pressure plate users??

Today at lunch I left a stop sign a little harder than normal and immediately was greeted with clutch smell, anyone have a setup that is slipping?
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,216
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This thread delivers. Keep up the good work!

This thread delivers. Keep up the good work!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Bro, you got a nail in your tire :oops:

Bro, you got a nail in your tire :oops:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ugh, That 745 in the bay is really calling my...

Ugh, That 745 in the bay is really calling my name. I'd love to have that car and work on my paint and body skills. I already started preliminary discussions with the Mrs. we shall see... :omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ha! Gotcha, I was hoping this thread would catch...

Ha! Gotcha, I was hoping this thread would catch you, do you make a thin 5x108 spacer??
Forum: showroom 07-16-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I know I've posted this before, My car in HS...

I know I've posted this before, My car in HS around 2000, I watched Fast and the Furious too many times and convinced my dad to paint this. I loved it tremendously.
...
Forum: showroom 07-16-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,703
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I know of at least 4 peeps (Gary has two show...

I know of at least 4 peeps (Gary has two show ready rides by himself :wtf:) here locally, I want to organize a trip down there one of these days. Or even a local meet for C&C Folsom soon.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I am not proud, but I have ground material off...

I am not proud, but I have ground material off the front calipers on my car due to the curvature of the face of my wheels. There is a good amount of material on the calipers, and I didn't really find...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This past Friday night I changed out all of the...

This past Friday night I changed out all of the heater and radiator hoses for silicone pieces from IPD and DO88. I also changed the heater valve to a Europartshouse conversion, as well as a stainless...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
T is in the lower suction side, 82* switch, 87*...

T is in the lower suction side, 82* switch, 87* thermostat, seems to cycle fine, temp is consistent 9 o’clock on the gauge with the bypass.

I contemplated wiring it back to the ecu like the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I had them punched to M10, yeah

I had them punched to M10, yeah
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I do like those, Radir-esque

I do like those, Radir-esque
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I took mine to a local machine shop, 30 mins on...

I took mine to a local machine shop, 30 mins on their mill and both studs were out AND they drilled it out to fit the manifold studs.

$40 well spent in my book.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Oh boy :omg: I have yet to dive into the...

Oh boy :omg:

I have yet to dive into the hoses, water is my nemesis, I don't even work on plumbing in my home. I am really not looking forward to this, but I am looking forward to a flush and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,021
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This is my EXACT experience with the damper, I...

This is my EXACT experience with the damper, I still get the rattles from 2500 to 2800 RPM, but reduced/eliminated elsewhere.

I'd like to get a set of the hybrid torque rods for my car me thinks....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I have NEVER seen one of these before. Is this...

I have NEVER seen one of these before. Is this not a 240 part?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Nice man, The best thing that I did was re-wire...

Nice man, The best thing that I did was re-wire the 940 two speed relay, the Saab temp switch now controls the high speed, and the AC pressure switch controls the low. Seems to be alright for now.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,729
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I haven't done the hoses yet, it's too damn hot...

I haven't done the hoses yet, it's too damn hot out to even wash this thing. :roll:

I did pick up a roof rack for my bicycle last night and met a cool Volvo guy in the process. Drove from Sac to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Uncleknucklez
This screams bad pickup hose on the in-tank fuel...

This screams bad pickup hose on the in-tank fuel pump. Anything less than half tank will suck air if the hose is bad (it's no longer submerged and any cracks/holes are exposed)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,110
Posted By Uncleknucklez
16T Bois :nod:

16T Bois :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Just out of curiousity, What rates are you...

Just out of curiousity, What rates are you running? I'm on 350lb 8"x2.5" Front and 275lb 11"x5"rear with Koni adjustables all around, Pretty happy with it overall.

(I thought they were 10" but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I have 10" springs in back, Seems like 8" would...

I have 10" springs in back, Seems like 8" would jump off the perch at full droop with out limiting straps or tender springs.
Forum: showroom 07-11-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,225
Posted By Uncleknucklez
YES Although, I am partial to the dark...

YES

Although, I am partial to the dark Virgos :oogle:

https://i.imgur.com/XFPfFPlm.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Diff wiring going south, bad/cold solder joints...

Diff wiring going south, bad/cold solder joints on the board, L shaped connectors getting loose, lots of things to start diagnosing for intermittent speedo operation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,394
Posted By Uncleknucklez
I have Envirosafe in my 93 R134 setup and it is...

I have Envirosafe in my 93 R134 setup and it is really great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,066
Posted By Uncleknucklez
And take pictures so you can reference them...

And take pictures so you can reference them later! I wish I would have taken more photos during my troubleshooting, so I could look back and say "I already did that!"
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,828
Posted By Uncleknucklez
My gut tells me that plug is for the gauges and...

My gut tells me that plug is for the gauges and such, should be wiring for the alt exciter wiring, and the oil pressure sensor?
Forum: showroom 07-06-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,618
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Yeah! This thread is worthless without pics :mods:

Yeah! This thread is worthless without pics :mods:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 72,737
Posted By Uncleknucklez
Ha, well at least this thread is informative. One...

Ha, well at least this thread is informative. One could even say “cautionary”.
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