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Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 202,358
Posted By brendon_ak
Hey, Prototipo buddies! Are you going to do any...

Hey, Prototipo buddies! Are you going to do any additional moves for the air ducts to seal better?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Just unscrew it and blast that stuff all black,...

Just unscrew it and blast that stuff all black, looks period correct with 964 Porsche/E30 BMW, Mk3/4 VW stuff.

Don't sweat the leaks so long as you're on top of them, address later and keep an eye...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 201,500
Posted By brendon_ak
Holy crap, haven't been on tb in a while, car...

Holy crap, haven't been on tb in a while, car looks incredible! Any plans to change the way the X is on the LSX badge? Maybe kinda like the V in the Volvo badge? Sorry for the unsolicited advise!
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Hey dude! Been a while. If you're still...

Hey dude! Been a while.

If you're still thinking coilovers/t5 I'd say come here (or me there) and lets go for a drive. I have all the things you talk about and I've done them myself, so you know...
Forum: showroom 11-24-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 81,991
Posted By brendon_ak
Uh oh, what are you going to part out?

Uh oh, what are you going to part out?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Good luck!!!

Good luck!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Why the case? Look is cool but won't that just...

Why the case? Look is cool but won't that just get in the way?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
I'm currently outlining rewiring the...

I'm currently outlining rewiring the starter/battery so it all works/looks better. I really want those blue hoses for the radiator and ic!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
That would be rad. My amp decides when it wants...

That would be rad. My amp decides when it wants to turn on and off. Wiring is fine, would that be related to airflow? Where are you going to mount yours?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By brendon_ak
Updates, having trouble posting a vid of the...

Updates, having trouble posting a vid of the speedo. Speedo is all over the place, looks like it's seen better days. I know these need to be sent out and rebuilt, hoping to make sure everything works...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
Proper clamps? I recall a video of a bunch...

Proper clamps?

I recall a video of a bunch of T3's going around Spa and at least two of them having Porsche swaps. Where those ever available in the US? I suspect not. We have an 89 and 90 syncro,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
Turns out the HMSA (historic motor sport...

Turns out the HMSA (historic motor sport accociation) had a weekend here. Check these out.

https://i.imgur.com/Bx7bmZUh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Bw6JghCh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/wFiFCKbh.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
I almost forgot our time at The Thermal Club....

I almost forgot our time at The Thermal Club. Check it out...P.S. I'm taking my car down there at some point...

https://i.imgur.com/c4****eh.jpg

Dad is standing in front. Didn't run, but man...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
Updates! Both on the car and some activities. ...

Updates! Both on the car and some activities.

Plans were to instal the hard intercooler pipes from the twins, install the Yoshifab MBC, set both that and wastegate to as low as pressure as...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Wait...the amp needs airflow? It has started to...

Wait...the amp needs airflow? It has started to cut in and out, more freuquently lately. I have a 200w amp so it's pretty small, sub is an 8"

Let me know when you do your axle bushings, maybe we...
Forum: showroom 11-19-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,901
Posted By brendon_ak
or Gred LeMond, either way a great Tour!

or Gred LeMond, either way a great Tour!
Forum: showroom 11-19-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,901
Posted By brendon_ak
Bernard Hinault

Bernard Hinault
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Why not go with 25/25? I have them and I like em,...

Why not go with 25/25? I have them and I like em, at least I think? Sliding around in the snow they're great. Should I see track time I may change my tune I guess.

I have my amp in the same spot,...
Forum: showroom 11-18-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,901
Posted By brendon_ak
How about the 245 that was in WA that had the...

How about the 245 that was in WA that had the graffiti on the side? That was a neat car!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 58,239
Posted By brendon_ak
Do you recall the specs of the fuel line you used...

Do you recall the specs of the fuel line you used to go from the Kjet filter to the LH fuel rail?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Having done the tip to Tacoma with the intake...

Having done the tip to Tacoma with the intake turbo housing run to the WG I'd do that, it's super safe. I hate adding variables when thinking of a road trip. Make sure you've got fresh oil, make sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,205
Posted By brendon_ak
I've seen that, I'd rather not give up the center...

I've seen that, I'd rather not give up the center vents. The original setup of drilling the dash sounds sweet but it's been pointed out to me how messy it would be, that and it'd only look good if...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Yoshifab is incredible, same with BKE too. Glad...

Yoshifab is incredible, same with BKE too. Glad it's back on the road!! Did you mount your boost controller yet?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
He said they're AQ145A motors?

He said they're AQ145A motors?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Here's the pic of the #4 cyl, I might get a wild...

Here's the pic of the #4 cyl, I might get a wild hair and pick them up!

https://i.imgur.com/0T4gZ4uh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=324...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=324941

He said they're both freshwater motors, that's good. Plus we can get the carb stuff for when we build 16v NA motor cars.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
There's a guy selling two AQ145's, just talked to...

There's a guy selling two AQ145's, just talked to him. You want to swap to a 531 head with me?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Those relocation things have thermostats in them?...

Those relocation things have thermostats in them? Never knew that.

Oh, and for what it's worth Carl, I've got the relocation one that extends the filter farther back by the DP, changes are easier...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,638
Posted By brendon_ak
This thread is crazy old, haha.

This thread is crazy old, haha.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
Wow, that site has all sorts of cool stuff! Have...

Wow, that site has all sorts of cool stuff! Have you bought from them? What's the shipping like?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
The controller I mounted is the Yoshi unit too,...

The controller I mounted is the Yoshi unit too, hoping to get the IAC hose so I can get this all wrapped up. Been searching to see if anyone made a silicone intake hose that replaces the stock unit...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
Do you have a boost controller on yours or did...

Do you have a boost controller on yours or did you just run a line from the turbo to WG?

Congrats on no more leaks!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
That's exactly how it works. I think I have the...

That's exactly how it works. I think I have the wastegate set as loose as I can and I can blow air through the boost controller. Plan is to hook the gauges up, see where I'm at, drive a bit, then...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
I've read that too, it's set to let the boost...

I've read that too, it's set to let the boost flow straight through and I checked the WG, we should be boosting as low as possible. I want to make sure the gauges work correctly before messing with...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,301
Posted By brendon_ak
Cameron on here started a really cool build with...

Cameron on here started a really cool build with a 242 and 16v NA motor, search "site:turbobricks.com 16v na 242 project" and it should come up
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
Today's work: Get the car ready for the oil...

Today's work:

Get the car ready for the oil pressure sender install and elbow. Additionally I wanted to install the powdercoated intercooler pipes that I got from the boys up north. I modified one...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 67,295
Posted By brendon_ak
So what's the final prognosis?

So what's the final prognosis?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,301
Posted By brendon_ak
A 200hp 16v motor would be so cool! Especially...

A 200hp 16v motor would be so cool! Especially with decent suspension, transmission, and relatively stock looking setup. It'd be a more modern take on the 242gt, how cool!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
Very clever and good info! That said, my...

Very clever and good info!

That said, my simpler AFR gauge would be more like the dummy oil pressure light compared to an oil pressure gauge, no?
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,597
Posted By brendon_ak
Would you take $800? I've got a buddy in Atlanta...

Would you take $800? I've got a buddy in Atlanta who might be able to rent a uhaul and drive out...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,297
Posted By brendon_ak
Glad to see the progress!!

Glad to see the progress!!
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,597
Posted By brendon_ak
Looks like it's pretty race ready, no? Doesn't it...

Looks like it's pretty race ready, no? Doesn't it run and drive?
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,597
Posted By brendon_ak
Looks like a sweet Lemons candidate!

Looks like a sweet Lemons candidate!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
For the R Sport cluster? Looks like one on each...

For the R Sport cluster? Looks like one on each side. That'd be awesome!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,301
Posted By brendon_ak
I'm totally derailing the thread here but if one...

I'm totally derailing the thread here but if one where to build a 16v NA motor for track use where throttle input is relatively known and less volatile, does that mean that you could build a motor...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,301
Posted By brendon_ak
So, if one where to build a hot 16v motor with...

So, if one where to build a hot 16v motor with heavy cams like that and 10+ compression ratio, are they at 250hp? I bet a proper EMS system were needed, not a lh2.4 type of thing?

That'd be so...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
And Roger is the only guy who may or may not have...

And Roger is the only guy who may or may not have them? Do you have any spares? Sounds like for the time being I'll just "clearance fit" it with cloth cycling tape around the back of the bezel, plop...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Isn't the engine an air pump? So if the case can...

Isn't the engine an air pump? So if the case can vent then your vacuum on an NA engine should come from the intake side, no? Or am I not getting it?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 423,617
Posted By brendon_ak
Trans coated with engine oil? Do you have a full...

Trans coated with engine oil? Do you have a full exhaust on there? When I had my open DP and oil leaks, tons was coming out and getting blown all over hell by the exhaust.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 48,567
Posted By brendon_ak
The idea with those clamps is, similar to the...

The idea with those clamps is, similar to the original cluster, you'd reach back there, undo the speedo cable, and loosen those clamps to pull the cluster out?
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