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Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
haha, the car car for a long time like that, when...

haha, the car car for a long time like that, when i bought it it had been sitting for about 7 years. It didnt run when i bought it. After some playing around with it i got it running and ran it for a...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-05-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,011
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
:zeeall::zeeall::cool:

:zeeall::zeeall::cool:
Forum: performance & suspension 04-20-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,011
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
anyone ever figure out the new vs old markings?...

anyone ever figure out the new vs old markings? I'm looking for the newer RSI stage 2 turbo. I would like to make sure i get the correct one.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-13-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
:rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: performance & suspension 03-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Volvo Automotive Piston Part Numbers: Turbo:...

Volvo Automotive Piston Part Numbers:
Turbo: 275372
Non-Turbo: 275369
Forum: performance & suspension 03-12-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Bump. Any info?

Bump. Any info?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-09-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Question T3 Garrett rebuild kit source?

Where is a good place to get a rebuild kit for my T3? company? brand? Website? Any one have any experience with any?
Any advice would be great!
Thanks!
Forum: performance & suspension 02-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Quick Penta piston question.

I have a Crank, rods and pistons from a AQ171, which is the 16v. I know the crank is the same in the AQ151, but can i use the AQ171 pistons and crank with an 8V head on top? Is the only difference in...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,380
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Lol, well the exhaust would have to be sized and...

Lol, well the exhaust would have to be sized and tuned for my motor =P
Just saying a great exhaust system made like that would be nice =P
Awesome work though!
And Yea, i only give that 40 yr old...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-30-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,341
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I had these tires on my 240 in New England during...

I had these tires on my 240 in New England during the winters. I loved them, good price and had good control in the snow and icy roads. Mine were studded also.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,380
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Oh nice! i have a 1973 Suzuki GT380 2 stroke that...

Oh nice! i have a 1973 Suzuki GT380 2 stroke that could use 3 of those =)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
My pleasure! Hopefully those ITB's are big enough...

My pleasure! Hopefully those ITB's are big enough to support 250hp! =D Might have the flange side where it meets the head ported out along with the intake ports ported with some bigger intake valves.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
The project is going to be a long road. =O

The project is going to be a long road. =O
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Got a little present in the mail from Nathan...

Got a little present in the mail from Nathan yesterday! :D
http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/pp158/swright137/6B15AD35-9830-4BB7-BE22-95005D6138D3-2502-000002391594B8C3_zps683b8827.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,380
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Wow, this build is unbelievable!! Awesome work!

Wow, this build is unbelievable!! Awesome work!
Forum: website & board 08-22-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,734
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Still got the 403 error in my for sale thread....

Still got the 403 error in my for sale thread. 8/22/13; 1:53pm PST
Forum: website & board 08-22-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,734
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Seems to work. This is from my photobucket. ...

Seems to work. This is from my photobucket.
I'll try it later in my for sale threads.
...
Forum: website & board 08-17-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,734
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I get this error as well. I was trying to edit my...

I get this error as well. I was trying to edit my for sale thread and create a new for sale thread, got this error every time. I even tried using the computer at my work and still got the same thing.
Forum: showroom 07-20-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,386,749
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
One of them. 1985 244 DL. ...

One of them. 1985 244 DL.
http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/pp158/swright137/1D5E326A-03D9-46D4-8A2B-5425B5B6E30B-5039-000002C9C6BCE9A3_zps811646b3.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Looking into getting customs pistons. Maybe like...

Looking into getting customs pistons. Maybe like a 12.5:1 compression on E85.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
GM T5

GM T5
Forum: performance & suspension 07-08-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,177
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
If I buy pistons, I'm going e85. What's a good...

If I buy pistons, I'm going e85. What's a good compression ratio for e85? I'm thinking 13:1 static?
Forum: performance & suspension 07-07-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,177
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Sir, you are so right.

Sir, you are so right.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-07-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,177
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I am using the AQ171 pistons, they already have...

I am using the AQ171 pistons, they already have reliefs in them.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-07-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,177
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Bumping this thread back from the dead! Im the...

Bumping this thread back from the dead! Im the process of building a NA 16v, i dont have money for pistons so i was wondering if anyone had any experience with milling the head and using a thinner...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-28-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Good idea! Will do!

Good idea! Will do!
Forum: performance & suspension 06-28-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I just bought it (used), I would like to replace...

I just bought it (used), I would like to replace the insert, it is pretty close to the screw heads that hold in the insert. Also the previous user had a metallic 6 puck clutch being used on it and we...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-28-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Here are some pictures. ...

Here are some pictures.
http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/pp158/swright137/6856631C-38FF-4BFF-8880-55280DC53D07-5432-0000049B869D33FF_zpsf8b19a45.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-28-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
John P Aluminum Flywheel, Steel Insert Question

I have a John P Aluminum Street flywheel, bought it used and would like to replace the steel insert. It's an 18 bolt, 215mm insert. Does anyone know if one of the Fidanza Steel inserts will fit? I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Also not sure if anyone noticed, but they also...

Also not sure if anyone noticed, but they also made some custom numbers on the speedo to reach 150mph. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I have an extra automotive head i pulled from the...

I have an extra automotive head i pulled from the junk yard a couple months ago in very good shape, i planned on using that. I'll check the casting numbers on the head that i pulled from the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I can check, is one better than the other?

I can check, is one better than the other?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
How it sits at the moment. ...

How it sits at the moment.
http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/pp158/swright137/242%2016v/7E904CBE-330E-478F-8FFE-A3DC9BE54FFD-10115-000007090DEC8753_zps6952b1fe.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Double post.

Double post.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Building it as a pure track car. That doesn't...

Building it as a pure track car. That doesn't mean it won't be hitting the streets every now and then though. :oogle:
Going to go with as many solid mounts as possible and for sure the ITB's will...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Adopted a 94 squirter (B230FD) block last weekend...

Adopted a 94 squirter (B230FD) block last weekend from the pick a part for my build!
...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-01-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: performance & suspension 05-01-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Thanks! I'll check it out!

Thanks! I'll check it out!
Forum: performance & suspension 05-01-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Ok! Well you posts didn't help with any info!:-P...

Ok! Well you posts didn't help with any info!:-P I maybe go 9" wondering on how much it would cost.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-30-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Widening Wheels Cost

I was thinking about getting my Gemini's widened to 16x8, anyone ever had this done? Around how much did it cost per wheel, where did you get it done and how well was the job done??

Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I have a 81 242 turbo too! Does that help?

I have a 81 242 turbo too! Does that help?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Yes sir!

Yes sir!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Got my exhaust header! I would prefer a 4-1...

Got my exhaust header! I would prefer a 4-1 header, but the price was great and the quality looks very good. Maybe down the road i'll get a 4-1, but this should do for now.
Here's some pictures....
Forum: showroom 04-14-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,024
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
They measure: Inlet: 48mm Middle (butterfly):...

They measure:
Inlet: 48mm
Middle (butterfly): 46mm
Outlet: 40mm

If they are from a 98-99
Forum: performance & suspension 04-06-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
I vote for the T3! Better flowing exhaust housing!

I vote for the T3! Better flowing exhaust housing!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Anyone have any suggestions for the best way to...

Anyone have any suggestions for the best way to raise compression without buying new pistons? Milling the head, milling the block, thinner headgasket, ect.. When will valve to piston clearance become...
Forum: showroom 03-31-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,167
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Wow, beautiful car! :oogle:

Wow, beautiful car! :oogle:
Forum: showroom 03-31-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,706
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Just started a build thread :) ...

Just started a build thread :)
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=276898
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Pics of the ITB's before Nathan gets his hands on...

Pics of the ITB's before Nathan gets his hands on them.
http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/pp158/swright137/photo_zps0565df75.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,745
Posted By snailpoweredbrick
Snailpoweredbrick's 242 16V

Decided to start a build thread! =)
This may be ironic, but there is no snail power in this one! :rofl:
These are my plans, some of the stuff i have and some of the stuff i still need to purchase:...
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