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Forum: events 04-29-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 30,376
Posted By crandandall
I'll be working saturday, but I'll probably come...

I'll be working saturday, but I'll probably come out and see what y'all are getting into afterward.
Forum: events 01-21-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,298
Posted By crandandall
I might go, never been before and I have the day...

I might go, never been before and I have the day off.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 190,524
Posted By crandandall
The disco ball headlights actually don't look so...

The disco ball headlights actually don't look so bad.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 190,524
Posted By crandandall
Why did you get those cheesy headlights? And pay...

Why did you get those cheesy headlights? And pay that much for them.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,366
Posted By crandandall
http://www.trianglesunlimited.com/index.php?option...

http://www.trianglesunlimited.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=27&Itemid=52
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,603
Posted By crandandall
The b230 head will bolt on and work fine. The...

The b230 head will bolt on and work fine. The timing covers are different beteeen the b230 and b21. I think you can use tbe b230 covers, but it's been a ling time since I did this swap so i'm not...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,985
Posted By crandandall
Engine oil, coolant, turbo return gasket,...

Engine oil, coolant, turbo return gasket, downpipe to turbo nuts. I second the factory cam/ crank/intermediate shaft seal suggestion.
Forum: showroom 03-10-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,028
Posted By crandandall
Looks good man. It's really hard to get 3" tucked...

Looks good man. It's really hard to get 3" tucked up well on 240's. I usually just use the largest muffler i can find and run it in the rear muffler position. I like can mufflers and think that they...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,505
Posted By crandandall
Tube bumper/skidplate is tough to do and have...

Tube bumper/skidplate is tough to do and have look good on these cars. I was planning on building a tube bumper then using a stock plastic bumper cover over it to hide everything. Then using 1/4"...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,505
Posted By crandandall
Removing the a/c is the first step toward non dd...

Removing the a/c is the first step toward non dd status......
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,505
Posted By crandandall
I think that you should do a manual swap before...

I think that you should do a manual swap before you do anything drastic about the lack of power. The auto is definitely not doing you any favors in the fun category while the car's still n/a. I still...
Forum: showroom 01-31-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 799,389
Posted By crandandall
You are correct, nothing an angle grinder can't...

You are correct, nothing an angle grinder can't fix. I just made some clearance on the backside of the wheels for the studs.
Forum: showroom 01-31-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 799,389
Posted By crandandall
I used 20mm adapters. Effective offset is now 0....

I used 20mm adapters. Effective offset is now 0. Put some 245/40/17's on and had to do a lot of fender work on the rear.
Forum: showroom 01-31-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 799,389
Posted By crandandall
Refinished BMW style 5/RC090 by yours truly. ...

Refinished BMW style 5/RC090 by yours truly.

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Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,505
Posted By crandandall
I definitely prefer to have the rear of the car a...

I definitely prefer to have the rear of the car a bit lower, i think that it reduces the car's tendency to understeer, and makes slides a bit more controllable. How hard would it be to shave 1/2" off...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 44,294
Posted By crandandall
If you can justify spending the money, i had...

If you can justify spending the money, i had great results with a spec stage 3 clutch on one of scott's lh2.4 flat flywheels. Only downside was that the sintered metallic disc makes a bit of a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,199
Posted By crandandall
It sounds to me like you have a worn out hub....

It sounds to me like you have a worn out hub. When the bearings fail, they generate an excessive amount of heat. This leads to a multitude of failures, one such failure being a cracked race. When the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By crandandall
The centers are painted with Volvo 451 yellow...

The centers are painted with Volvo 451 yellow gold metallic. Huge thanks to Sean (hackster) for priming and painting them for me. It was a learning experience for both of us. His first time using two...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By crandandall
Yea, mine are indexed 180* off. The caps I have...

Yea, mine are indexed 180* off. The caps I have are ebay ones from China that I got for $35 or so. They don't fit perfect, but you can't really tell unless you're super close to the wheel.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By crandandall
It's a 7/9 bracket setup, I had to make new...

It's a 7/9 bracket setup, I had to make new brackets to mount the 240 P/S pump under the alt.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By crandandall
That process was a welcome task. Sanding the...

That process was a welcome task. Sanding the centers after spraying the high build primer on the other hand, what a royal PITA.

I took the nuts off then threaded them back on a thread or two to...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By crandandall
Old Blue-Dan's 242

Welp, I finally have some time to do a little write up on the current ride. It's a 1980 242 that I acquired on a trade deal. A local Volvo enthusiast needed his car to pass smog, I did some work on...
Forum: events 05-31-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,685
Posted By crandandall
I'm planning on rolling up with a couple of the...

I'm planning on rolling up with a couple of the local veedub peeps.
Forum: showroom 04-02-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 79,394
Posted By crandandall
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/164230_...

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/164230_10100750120933797_1919749505_n.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,936
Posted By crandandall
http://www.compbrake.com/suspension/top-mounts/-29...

http://www.compbrake.com/suspension/top-mounts/-2932.html
Forum: events 02-12-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,516
Posted By crandandall
Hmmmmm.......

Hmmmmm.......
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 101,644
Posted By crandandall
Is that still the 15g that I rebuilt for you a...

Is that still the 15g that I rebuilt for you a few years back?
Forum: showroom 01-16-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By crandandall
Do they actually fit?

Do they actually fit?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 360,999
Posted By crandandall
I start work on the 20th up there, so I'd be able...

I start work on the 20th up there, so I'd be able to make it on the 26th.
Forum: showroom 12-17-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By crandandall
http://www.drivetrainamerica.com/p-15587-truck-lit...

http://www.drivetrainamerica.com/p-15587-truck-lite-27270c-round-led-7-headlight-harley-jeep-4x4.aspx?cagpspn=pla
Forum: showroom 12-17-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By crandandall
Trucklite 7" rounds are around $500/set.

Trucklite 7" rounds are around $500/set.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,632
Posted By crandandall
I live in Garden Valley, (someone mentioned...

I live in Garden Valley, (someone mentioned that's where it is) and I'm a mechanic by trade, I'll happily check it out for you if you arrange everything with the owner.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,908
Posted By crandandall
Wasn't that the fire extinguisher plenum thing...

Wasn't that the fire extinguisher plenum thing that he built?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,632
Posted By crandandall
I ended up using a chrysler turbo (tiny) air box...

I ended up using a chrysler turbo (tiny) air box with the 240 turbo TAC flapper. Does that airbox you posted a pic of have a TAC flap, Ken? I might need to track one down if it does...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,632
Posted By crandandall
I've had two of my cars referee'd after doing...

I've had two of my cars referee'd after doing LH2.2/ezk swaps. It's not that big of a deal as long as you don't hack the hell out of the swap. The biggest pain I had to deal with was finding an...
Forum: showroom 12-05-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,244
Posted By crandandall
Wheels look great, I think you should get some...

Wheels look great, I think you should get some center caps to finish the whole look.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,300
Posted By crandandall
Hahaha, I was just about to chime in on my method...

Hahaha, I was just about to chime in on my method of madness. ^^^ That was how I did my feed, it worked wonderfully.

Here's the feed line kit I used:...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By crandandall
They aren't too hard to make, you just have to...

They aren't too hard to make, you just have to reuse the three bolt ring. I'll make you one if you send me the ring.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 360,999
Posted By crandandall
This will work just fine for you, I just ordered...

This will work just fine for you, I just ordered some 10an from the same place. It's Parker push lock hose.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,299
Posted By crandandall
I used an interstate mt-91 in my 240 using the...

I used an interstate mt-91 in my 240 using the stock hold down. It rolled a couple times sown a hill and the battery was still nice and secure......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,967
Posted By crandandall
You can't tap a 14x1.5mm hole into a 14x1.5mm...

You can't tap a 14x1.5mm hole into a 14x1.5mm bolt in order to use the stock b230 sensor. That's why I used the 1/8" NPT switch/sensor. B21/23 uses a 1/8" npt sensor, but it's got a spade connector...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,967
Posted By crandandall
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/419047_35...

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,967
Posted By crandandall
I drilled a hole in the hex end of the banjo bolt...

I drilled a hole in the hex end of the banjo bolt and tapped it to 1/8npt. I used a pressure switch from a toyota pickup threaded into the banjo bolt. I am using the same feed line.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,105
Posted By crandandall
My last two cars were killed by other people :-P ...

My last two cars were killed by other people :-P

I ended up with about 2.5" of lift up front and 2" in the rear. The front was adjustable, I could have gone higher, but the balljoints/tie rod ends...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,105
Posted By crandandall
The right one probabpy, doubtful on the left....

The right one probabpy, doubtful on the left. Send me a set of stock arms and i'll extend/box them for you.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,105
Posted By crandandall
Nope, they're assbags, i hate tow truck drivers. ...

Nope, they're assbags, i hate tow truck drivers.
My buddy's a broke dick, he's done what he can and feels super bad about it. He gave me the megasquirt setup out of his bimmer, so hopefully that...
Forum: events 11-23-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,164
Posted By crandandall
Slight change of plans, looks like I'm going to...

Slight change of plans, looks like I'm going to be replacing the head gaskets on my boss' Land Rover on Sunday instead of working on my car. Y'all are still welcome to come up and chill/grill if you...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,439
Posted By crandandall
I would use the b230, especially if you're going...

I would use the b230, especially if you're going to use MS. The b21ft is a horrible dog of a motor compared to a +t'd b230. Besides the smaller displacement, the compression ratio is stupidly low at...
Forum: showroom 11-22-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,430
Posted By crandandall
Perfect minus a bullet hole, it's actually on my...

Perfect minus a bullet hole, it's actually on my little brother's car right now. :-P
Forum: showroom 11-22-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,430
Posted By crandandall
Here's a few I have. ...

Here's a few I have.


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