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Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Group A
Boring update pics. Bryce continued stripping...

Boring update pics.
Bryce continued stripping interior stuffs while I worked on another project. Pretty sure we are getting carried away at this point. :nod:

We have decided to go with the 81...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
Yes, I just can't change those in Forza. ;-) ...

Yes, I just can't change those in Forza. ;-)


Striping removal with a cordless drill and an eraser wheel:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
The vinyl guy cam by and took traces of the GT...

The vinyl guy cam by and took traces of the GT Stripes for reproduction and then we started stripping the car down.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
Orange 242 part deux :cool: I'm trying to...

Orange 242 part deux :cool:


I'm trying to post them as fast as I can. :-P

They are actually yellow. :cool:


Thanks Karl!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
Then we sprayed down the entire car with Castrol...

Then we sprayed down the entire car with Castrol Super Clean to try to kill some of the stuff growing on it and pressure washed it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
Next we rolled the car out for some "before" pics...

Next we rolled the car out for some "before" pics and then pressure washed the outside and engine compartment.

Before:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
Bryce arrives in Portland and it's time to get to...

Bryce arrives in Portland and it's time to get to work!

I had him strip the 94 motor I got at Pick N Pull down to a shortblock and do a basic degreasing so it was easier to handle. After the big...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
So my son is joining me here in Portland for the...

So my son is joining me here in Portland for the summer to spend time with me and to learn how to build and work on cars.
He is still too young (15 yrs old) to get into Pick N Pull, so before he...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,698
Posted By Group A
Bryce's 1979 242 GT "IPD Build Off" Project

So as a lot of you already know, My son and I won the "IPD Build Off" sponsorship. For those that don't know what this is, IPD is basically sponsoring 5 projects with $2500 in parts from IPD and...
Forum: showroom 05-23-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,637
Posted By Group A
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 68,937
Posted By Group A
When is the body swap party? :-P

When is the body swap party? :-P
Forum: showroom 05-21-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,637
Posted By Group A
The PJ curse...

The PJ curse...
Forum: showroom 05-20-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,637
Posted By Group A
Amen

Amen
Forum: events 05-14-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 39,315
Posted By Group A
Word on the street is towery is gonna have to...

Word on the street is towery is gonna have to drive a lq4 242 around while he is here...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 68,937
Posted By Group A
Pics never do interior justice, wait til Friday...

Pics never do interior justice, wait til Friday to be punched in the face. :-D
Forum: showroom 05-14-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By Group A
The new ones have a 2nd smaller disc attached to...

The new ones have a 2nd smaller disc attached to the disc you see here. So the poly fully surrounds it and they hold up much better.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,937
Posted By Group A
I was just wondering what happened so I knew what...

I was just wondering what happened so I knew what to pack in my wagon and head up there with. :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,937
Posted By Group A
ruh roh what happened?

ruh roh

what happened?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 68,937
Posted By Group A
Well at least you got one of those checked off......

Well at least you got one of those checked off... :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,530
Posted By Group A
Back from the dead...

Back from the dead...
Forum: showroom 05-01-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,394
Posted By Group A
That might have been me in Badger.

That might have been me in Badger.
Forum: events 04-28-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 39,315
Posted By Group A
Towery is staying at my place and I don't have a...

Towery is staying at my place and I don't have a job, so pick up/drop off shouldn't be an issue.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,937
Posted By Group A
Yolo...

Yolo...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 214,305
Posted By Group A
They are using corvette bits.

They are using corvette bits.
Forum: showroom 04-25-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3,761
Views: 2,080,583
Posted By Group A
Dang, it's a blue/green Classic ('93) Are...

Dang, it's a blue/green Classic ('93)

Are you the one that photoshopped it?
I don't think I've ever been so impressed by a chop. The subtly and attention to detail is awesome.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 214,305
Posted By Group A
Not bad for a couple Swedish Rednecks.

Not bad for a couple Swedish Rednecks.
Forum: showroom 04-24-2013, 10:36 PM
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Views: 2,080,583
Posted By Group A
My guess is it's a 90-91. Rear mount antenna...

My guess is it's a 90-91. Rear mount antenna (90+) and that color is 90-91, maybe into 92? 90+ rear squirter.
Really nice photoshop. The bright trim musta been a pain to put on it that well. Gutter...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,937
Posted By Group A
I'm in Albany helping Tony get his race car back...

I'm in Albany helping Tony get his race car back together through tomorrow. Just text me and we'll talk about it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,937
Posted By Group A
B, I like Nathan, but please kick his ass and...

B, I like Nathan, but please kick his ass and show him why 240's and redblocks own.
Thanks.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,833
Posted By Group A
Is it gonna make the first race?

Is it gonna make the first race?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,937
Posted By Group A
That mint green needs to be remedied this year....

That mint green needs to be remedied this year. :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 287,345
Posted By Group A
Judging by your work you probably already thought...

Judging by your work you probably already thought of this, but if you are dropping voltage you are also dropping fuel psi. Nice build, good read.

I see you are from Modesto and into VW's, do I...
Forum: events 03-22-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 39,315
Posted By Group A
Late Thursday night. That way you don't miss...

Late Thursday night. That way you don't miss anything on Friday.
Forum: events 03-10-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 18,227
Posted By Group A
Same date as first race of the year up here. :-(

Same date as first race of the year up here. :-(
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,847
Posted By Group A
Is this supposed to be a track car or? ...

Is this supposed to be a track car or?

Looking forward to the updated front chassis pics.
Forum: showroom 03-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By Group A
The backs fit nice. The fronts are a little small...

The backs fit nice. The fronts are a little small for my tastes. Overall it looks surprisingly good.

Edit: guess i need to change my sig... :-(
Forum: website & board 03-07-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
Tye's (originally built for my cousin) with my...

Tye's (originally built for my cousin) with my wheels.

IIRC, RSI charged Evelyn around $6500 to build her's. That included finding and buying a base car. Not many mods, mostly just a cosmetic...
Forum: website & board 03-07-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
Well you aren't my son, so you will have to pay...

Well you aren't my son, so you will have to pay for my time. :-P
Forum: website & board 03-07-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
This was under $7k and the jambs are painted. My...

This was under $7k and the jambs are painted. My son wants basically same thing. Undecided on color. From scratch I can paint the engine bay as well. Just more work, not more cost. I've broken most...
Forum: website & board 03-07-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
I'm a little confused at the title. Is it a...

I'm a little confused at the title. Is it a "build off" and the selected parties will be competing somehow or is IPD just sponsoring 5 projects/builds? Sounds like the latter?
Forum: website & board 03-07-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
$5-7k depending on a few factors like...

$5-7k depending on a few factors like wheels/tires, mods and car availability. Doesn't include any reimbursement for your time of course. If I could get people to pay $10-12k a car regularly, I'd do...
Forum: showroom 03-07-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,119
Posted By Group A
Same thing, different name... sort of. I call...

Same thing, different name... sort of.
I call it lacquer checking because I learned a lot of what I know from an old school painter that painted in lacquer before it was discontinued. Lacquer used...
Forum: showroom 03-07-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,119
Posted By Group A
Only the metallics have clear coat. The solid...

Only the metallics have clear coat. The solid colors are single stage.

OP, that hood is repainted. Factory paint won't laquer check like that.
There is no way to fix it besides sanding it down...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 147,959
Posted By Group A
The key thing is to make the car comfortable for...

The key thing is to make the car comfortable for you. The more comfortable you feel the more you can trust the car and make it do what you want it to do.
Try going level at the pinch welds and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 147,959
Posted By Group A
I've always preferred my cars close to level or...

I've always preferred my cars close to level or slightly reversed rake as well from a handling standpoint. I always look at everyone else's raked out cars and wince at how much oversteer they must...
Forum: website & board 03-07-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
I can build a nice 242t for $5-7k. :e-shrug:

I can build a nice 242t for $5-7k. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 147,959
Posted By Group A
Why not just remove the rear sway bar altogether?...

Why not just remove the rear sway bar altogether?
That's how everyone in the PNW runs their road race cars. We kept putting smaller and smaller bars on and it kept getting better and better. Then we...
Forum: website & board 03-06-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
I just did a test run on the IPD shopping cart...

I just did a test run on the IPD shopping cart for the items I would want/could use to restore a 242t with my son.... $2956.42 :omg:
Forum: website & board 03-06-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,692
Posted By Group A
Hmmm, I was planning on building a ground up...

Hmmm, I was planning on building a ground up driver 242t this summer with my 15 year old son for his first car and to teach him how to restore a car. Would be a good candidate, no?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,786
Posted By Group A
Just for the record, they are NOT regrinds. ...

Just for the record, they are NOT regrinds.

They are all made from new blanks.

Volvo cams all have a very similar base circle and occasionally you can get away w/o changing shims when going...
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