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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Miss Monika
Yes, it's called the kick-down cable. Some...

Yes, it's called the kick-down cable.
Some pointers here: https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=340755&highlight=kick+adjustment
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
It took a few weeks, but I finally got these new...

It took a few weeks, but I finally got these new wheels and tire on.

https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/October sunset.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-02-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,961,936
Posted By Miss Monika
https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/O...

https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/October sunset.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By Miss Monika
What length? Stock or longer? I might know a...

What length? Stock or longer?

I might know a guy...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Also, the previous owner told me this car's name...

Also, the previous owner told me this car's name is Vincent.
Something about the color reminding her of "Starry Night".
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
I just spent a few hours with the gauge cluster....

I just spent a few hours with the gauge cluster. Swapped in a tachometer, and did the Temp Faker bypass. It actually says "Temp Faker" on the gauge face! What?!
I have a working temp gauge and a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Oh no! You have discovered my deep dark...

Oh no! You have discovered my deep dark secret!:oops:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/o...

https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/old lites.jpg

New headlights!
https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/new lites.jpg

Also, work is progressing on the new engine.
The...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Did the trailing arm bushings yesterday....

Did the trailing arm bushings yesterday. Fffffuuuuu......
I kinda killed the bolt and nut for the tool, and didn't get the bushings all the way in, so now my rear sway bar doesn't fit.
But I drove...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
That's because I'm doing it wrong!:rofl:

That's because I'm doing it wrong!:rofl:
Forum: website & board 09-05-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,740
Posted By Miss Monika
ok done!

ok done!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Yeah, nice huh? Definitely has some rake to it...

Yeah, nice huh? Definitely has some rake to it now!
Just needs some nice wheels under there!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Really? Omg that would be awesome! I'm sending...

Really? Omg that would be awesome! I'm sending you a PM!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Totally laid in bed all morning, and got started...

Totally laid in bed all morning, and got started at about noon. :oops:

I started with the IPD overload springs and Bilstein HD shocks in the back. I seriously thought about trying to remove the TA...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
It's kind of like that F1 track, but the speed...

It's kind of like that F1 track, but the speed limit is 25, and there's a stop sign right behind me in all those photos.:lol:
And no, those are 20-year-old Napa jackstands. They've held many a 240!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Your mom called, she said "The shipment has arrived"

I'm moving my art studio next weekend, so in preparation, I want to get some parts on there that I recently received. Rear shocks and springs, brake hoses and a new j-block, new headlights, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,092
Posted By Miss Monika
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Forum: showroom 08-20-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By Miss Monika
Uuugghhh... you guyyyssssss.....:roll::lol: ...

Uuugghhh... you guyyyssssss.....:roll::lol:

I did already tell the guy I was gonna pass on them.
But yeah, point made. Tethys look good and fit on a 240!
Forum: showroom 08-17-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By Miss Monika
Good point. Adapters are gonna run me another...

Good point. Adapters are gonna run me another $200-300. (IPD @ $100/pr or BNE @$150/pr)

Those wheels are for sale on FB Marketplace in Federal Way, WA. Set of 4. New In Box. Have at it TBrickers!...
Forum: showroom 08-17-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By Miss Monika
Need opinions on wheels

So I now own the set of 15x6 wheels in the back of this wagon, but I'm also talking to a guy about a set of 17x8 wheels (in the inset).
I'm trying to figure out if I want to spend $350 for 17x8s or...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Oh also! Now that this old girl has her new...

Oh also!
Now that this old girl has her new plates, she now has a name too.
Giselle the gazelle. Or something like that..
We're still working on it. :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Front suspension day!

Today was front suspension day!
New top mounts, ball joints, and new-ish strut inserts.
My friend had these inverted 40mm Bilsteins laying on his garage floor, and those are supposed to be pretty...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 492,725
Posted By Miss Monika
Bananas! I worked at Exotic Metals Forming two...

Bananas!
I worked at Exotic Metals Forming two years ago, and they made a ton of stuff out of Inconel too.
Like ducting and exhaust nozzles for jet engines. Fun times!
But none of that DMLS...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Status upgrade: Daily Driver! I sold my...

Status upgrade: Daily Driver!

I sold my truck on Tuesday, and drove this car to work on Wednesday.
This morning, I replaced the whole PCV system, and fixed the oil leak at the back of the head....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,204
Posted By Miss Monika
So their "conversion kit" is basically a...

So their "conversion kit" is basically a short-lifespan questionable LSD, and really not at all related to their actual clutch-type diff?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
I deny everything.:-P TBH, I don't think...

I deny everything.:-P


TBH, I don't think I need to go bigger than 16s for my purposes. But really, brakes are kinda far down the to-do list. Engine and gearbox are way higher priorities.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
https://tenor.com/view/dance-jam-prank-hump-humpin...

https://tenor.com/view/dance-jam-prank-hump-humping-gif-17079841.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 02:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Sooo... Clearly, this is not a candidate for any...

Sooo... Clearly, this is not a candidate for any sort of concours event.
It's gonna serve multiple purposes:
Get me and my tools to work in the morning and home at night
Replace my truck so I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Photo dump

https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/fender.jpg

https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/overhood.jpg

https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/underhood.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
It's not. The shadows are hiding the dents....

It's not. The shadows are hiding the dents. There's also an interesting crease across the rear door handle. The car has been totalled and rebuilt. Just not very well.

And I cant read any of this...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
AHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHA!!!!1!!!!! The stock engine...

AHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHA!!!!1!!!!!
The stock engine is sufficient for many different setups.
The stock transmission is sufficient for many different setups.
The stock rear axle is sufficient for many...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,873
Posted By Miss Monika
Totally boring old station wagon project

https://sites.google.com/site/khphotolib/library/new old car.jpg

Ok, so I towed this poor old car with a blown head gasket back from Portland a few months ago, and finally got around to getting it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,924
Posted By Miss Monika
Just a quick side note about John Lane's "Fire...

Just a quick side note about John Lane's "Fire Breathing Monster"...
It's not his anymore.
He sold it to Cody Crane earlier this year (as reported on the for-sale thread at Rally Anarchy).
He is...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,924
Posted By Miss Monika
Just a quick side note about John Lane's "Fire...

Just a quick side note about John Lane's "Fire Breathing Monster"...
It's not his anymore.
He sold it to Cody Crane earlier this year (as reported on the for-sale thread at Rally Anarchy).
He is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,376
Posted By Miss Monika
https://www.demon-tweeks.com/us/lenso-bsx-alloy-wh...

https://www.demon-tweeks.com/us/lenso-bsx-alloy-wheels-in-gold-mirror-lip-set-of-4-2000406/
Forum: website & board 04-02-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By Miss Monika
I guess i phrased that poorly. I have a bad...

I guess i phrased that poorly.
I have a bad knock sensor or the wires going to it. Official procedure is to remove a cylinder head to get to it. I was quoted $2500 in labor only to do the job....
Forum: website & board 04-02-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By Miss Monika
New member intro!

Hi, I'm Monika.

I'm an aspiring Volvo owner. I've had six Volvos in the past, and I'm currently driving an 06 Tacoma 4x4 that is great, but just too big and expensive to maintain.
I wanna get...
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