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Forum: showroom 05-02-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By megulon-7
a garage like that is the dream of many. Congrats!

a garage like that is the dream of many. Congrats!
Forum: showroom 03-29-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2,256
Views: 748,191
Posted By megulon-7
let the good times roll!

let the good times roll!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By megulon-7
Whoa, thanks!

Whoa, thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By megulon-7
looking for a Megasquirt base tune for a NA b230

Can anyone point me in the direction of fuel and spark tables to get started with a warmed over b230 and microsquirt?

step 2: any recommendations for tuners in the greater San Francisco bay area?...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By megulon-7
That is some awesome hardcore hacksaw action...

That is some awesome hardcore hacksaw action there! I like it!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By megulon-7
I found it shocking how much that engine wanted...

I found it shocking how much that engine wanted to go in there. This is certainly work in progress, but I can see putting together a kit with motor mounts, a transmission crossmember adapter, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,126
Posted By megulon-7
Dang...

Dang...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,572
Posted By megulon-7
which one? I was interested in these when...

which one?

I was interested in these when they came out, but heard they had issues with the early production...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,572
Posted By megulon-7
Truth. If you have a spare $1500 to spend on a...

Truth. If you have a spare $1500 to spend on a turbo, a gt2871rs is the way to go.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,081
Posted By megulon-7
You'll be able to get that all done with a 110...

You'll be able to get that all done with a 110 welder, just go for it.

You really need one of these too, it will be a major step towards functioning race car. get the 2:1 ratio instead of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,695
Posted By megulon-7
question for the man who knows: I have heard...

question for the man who knows:

I have heard a legend that some of those Gp. A cars had the body shell modified; the front clip was cut and re-welded to change caster but remain within the rules,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By megulon-7
If you don't do a lot of freeway driving with it,...

If you don't do a lot of freeway driving with it, maybe think of lower gears, 4.10 ring and pinion really wakes things up, especially if you have raised the rev limit with MS.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,154
Posted By megulon-7
why not use the NA exhaust main and make a set of...

why not use the NA exhaust main and make a set of "J pipes", lets you put the turbo right where you want it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By megulon-7
I have hearing damage from straight pipes, it...

I have hearing damage from straight pipes, it sucks.
Forum: showroom 09-18-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By megulon-7
don't sell it you sucker.

don't sell it you sucker.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,081
Posted By megulon-7
On the cheap, you can get the head shaved 40-50...

On the cheap, you can get the head shaved 40-50 thousandths, and use a thin Cometic head gasket to bump up the compression a bit, K cam works well with this. Stock computers handle fine.

Don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,594
Posted By megulon-7
I like how easy it is to visually check the...

I like how easy it is to visually check the condition of the turbine wheel...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,985
Posted By megulon-7
I'd swap the 5.0 with a regular carb on there,...

I'd swap the 5.0 with a regular carb on there, drive and enjoy this summer, do wacky turbo addition this winter...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,449
Posted By megulon-7
fake news

fake news
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 46,627
Posted By megulon-7
Just went through this thread. totally awesome....

Just went through this thread. totally awesome. Hardest working car on turbobricks!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By megulon-7
Those GTX turbos flow a lot of air, do you have...

Those GTX turbos flow a lot of air, do you have enough injector?
Forum: showroom 05-22-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By megulon-7
y'all need some steering quickener...

y'all need some steering quickener...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 168,719
Posted By megulon-7
sigh, I miss old blacknose, I learned to drive in...

sigh, I miss old blacknose, I learned to drive in that car!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 133,966
Posted By megulon-7
I made my rotisserie from about $100 of steel. It...

I made my rotisserie from about $100 of steel. It doesn't have castors or jacks to adjust height, but dang it makes restoring a shell better.
Forum: showroom 03-12-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 2,291,167
Posted By megulon-7
That corner worker is about to get the...

That corner worker is about to get the double-barreled gravel blasting of a lifetime...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 29,305
Posted By megulon-7
Most awesome thing ever

Most awesome thing ever
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 33,942
Posted By megulon-7
Life rarely gives an opportunity like this to...

Life rarely gives an opportunity like this to build a car/pick-up with tail fins...
Forum: showroom 01-19-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,067
Posted By megulon-7
So lame, maybe if they had fake brick siding...

So lame, maybe if they had fake brick siding instead of fake wood...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 33,942
Posted By megulon-7
Nice work! I vote Fjord Ranchero.

Nice work!

I vote Fjord Ranchero.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,626
Posted By megulon-7
Nice, that is a bad-ass mazda!

Nice, that is a bad-ass mazda!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 26,252
Posted By megulon-7
does not work as advertised; Volvos were...

does not work as advertised; Volvos were engineered to operate in dry ice level cold environments...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 26,252
Posted By megulon-7
Bosch Bulldog roto hammer with the tile-remover...

Bosch Bulldog roto hammer with the tile-remover chisel bit. Damn, giving away my best secrets here. the trick is to put a nice edge on the chisel, with a good sharp corner, but at only like 45 degree...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 26,252
Posted By megulon-7
Unlimited tacos and coffee, eh? I hope there's a...

Unlimited tacos and coffee, eh? I hope there's a bathroom.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 26,252
Posted By megulon-7
Downside of my shop is the roof leaks, upside is...

Downside of my shop is the roof leaks, upside is that means the landlord pays for infinite heat, its 75 degrees in there right now. Take that, carbon footprint!

Indeed, Pat is killing it. Every...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 44,257
Posted By megulon-7
http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss244/77volvo24...

http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss244/77volvo245turbo/20160122_203459.jpg (http://s580.photobucket.com/user/77volvo245turbo/media/20160122_203459.jpg.html)[/QUOTE]

I did a drive shaft like this...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,594
Posted By megulon-7
Bam, there it is; the coolest car on TB, and from...

Bam, there it is; the coolest car on TB, and from the looks of it, it runs!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,933
Posted By megulon-7
How many time per second does that valve open and...

How many time per second does that valve open and close with the engine turning 5000 rpm?

Does the air flow really stop and start that quickly?

You are reading it right, its called batch fire,...
Forum: showroom 11-08-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,755
Posted By megulon-7
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jimculp/29888870606/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jimculp/29888870606/
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,808
Posted By megulon-7
how can you hate 9000 rpm?! Need more...

how can you hate 9000 rpm?!

Need more pictures please...
Forum: showroom 09-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,644
Posted By megulon-7
classic TB'er. doesn't even have a cinder block,...

classic TB'er. doesn't even have a cinder block, let alone jack stands.
Forum: showroom 08-30-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By megulon-7
I would have had a hard time resisting pummeling...

I would have had a hard time resisting pummeling the pick up kid to little pieces..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 64,971
Posted By megulon-7
didja get a blacksmith to make that WG arm for...

didja get a blacksmith to make that WG arm for you? ;-)
Forum: showroom 05-27-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By megulon-7
The last time I was at a lemons race, I was...

The last time I was at a lemons race, I was shocked how fast the vanagons were going,
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By megulon-7
Baffling brakes wont bleed

I've been trying to bleed the brakes on my '86 240. Power bled a gallon of fluid thru, nice clear fluid at all 4 corners. Pedal is squishy and wont build pressure. Master replaced, problem...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 231,996
Posted By megulon-7
when a 240 goes 219 mph the universe will implode.

when a 240 goes 219 mph the universe will implode.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By megulon-7
just get a 240.

just get a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By megulon-7
whiteblock cooling issue?

I know nothing about whiteblocks.

A buddy is dealing with a '98 v70, 5 cly turbo

Issue is intermitant disapearing coolant, no steam coming out of the tail pipe.

They just replace the rad, ...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,914
Posted By megulon-7
fart. (did you smell that?)

fart.

(did you smell that?)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,914
Posted By megulon-7
those pictures really don't look like Ti. also...

those pictures really don't look like Ti. also crappy machining, bad stress riser grooves right at the weakest point.

Original poster: any idea how much your father paid for them? A chunk of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,914
Posted By megulon-7
density, often refered to as specific gravity.

density, often refered to as specific gravity.
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