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Forum: events 07-19-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,948
Posted By stick70
There's usually chicken of some kind too I think?...

There's usually chicken of some kind too I think? My wife doesn't eat pork either and she didn't starve.

There will be enough mayonnaise you'd be fine off that for a day or two.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,052
Posted By stick70
That's the only way to own one imo. They aren't...

That's the only way to own one imo. They aren't bad if you just replace things as they need them.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By stick70
Mo is still living that TB life :urgod:

Mo is still living that TB life :urgod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By stick70
I think I'm just going to keep an eye out for a...

I think I'm just going to keep an eye out for a glass one with a headliner to swap in. The right cable is available new but the left is NLA.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By stick70
Well it's jammed up pretty good. Confirmed the...

Well it's jammed up pretty good. Confirmed the motor works fine, and I can't get the screwdriver to budge it manually. Cables locked up or is there another common failure point?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By stick70
Plan E: Copious amounts of bondo and silver...

Plan E: Copious amounts of bondo and silver rustoleum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By stick70
The sunroof in my 240 was silicone sealed shut...

The sunroof in my 240 was silicone sealed shut when I bought it, works fine now.

I'll get my spell book out. :urgod: :twisted:

I think I'll start by seeing if it works manually, then go...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By stick70
They are good dampers. I think they're comparable...

They are good dampers. I think they're comparable price to the KW stuff?

If you're not looking to spend that kind of $$ though, BC will get the job done, and can be much cheaper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 874
Posted By stick70
Awesome score, I'm jealous.

Awesome score, I'm jealous.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
That sounds similar to what I've got going on. I...

That sounds similar to what I've got going on. I think the biggest problem with the car now is the pipe terminates in a turn down right at the end of the bumper, and the sound is echoing back into...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
I actually think they look good in your 142, I...

I actually think they look good in your 142, I just wouldn't be happy with them in my 122 for irrational reasons.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
These plugged straight into the 3 prong connector...

These plugged straight into the 3 prong connector that was there already. I can't remember what I did on my 242.

Edit: Ohhh the relay harness. Yeah I've always build mine, it isn't that hard.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
I recently acquired a used set of Bosch...

I recently acquired a used set of Bosch motorcycle H4 7" rounds for this thing, so I thought I'd add that up here. I drove with them for the first time tonight and man, they're so much better than...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By stick70
I have the FWD version of the IPD pegs on my 850...

I have the FWD version of the IPD pegs on my 850 and have zero issues fwiw
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 36,961
Posted By stick70
Good to see this is still around. I've got to...

Good to see this is still around. I've got to take my trans out to remove the engine as well, so you're not alone there. I thought about notching the hell out of the cross member to try and make...
Forum: events 07-09-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,948
Posted By stick70
Mail aged pork is where it's at these days.

Mail aged pork is where it's at these days.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By stick70
I run the dynomax 21" glass pack on my 242 and it...

I run the dynomax 21" glass pack on my 242 and it rocks. Sound level-wise it'd probably be fine on a 16v, but I can't tell you how to make one of those things sound good.
Forum: events 07-08-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,948
Posted By stick70
I don't have any money but I can pay you in...

I don't have any money but I can pay you in :twocents: postage stamps
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By stick70
I'll try that, it's an easy enough first step if...

I'll try that, it's an easy enough first step if nothing else.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By stick70
1993 960 Sunroof not opening

When I press the switch the motor will "thunk" like it wants to move, but the panel doesn't actually move. It does this for both directions on the switch.

Do these things have a cable that seizes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By stick70
It's been this way for 240 clutch cables for a...

It's been this way for 240 clutch cables for a long time now.
Forum: showroom 07-08-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By stick70
I really like it so far :) I've done some...

I really like it so far :)

I've done some digging and so far it needs:
Front/rear crank seals
Brake pads/rotors/hoses. I don't know that I've ever bought an old car I didn't put brakes on, it's...
Forum: showroom 07-05-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By stick70
Thanks for the tip! Two new ones on the way.

Thanks for the tip! Two new ones on the way.
Forum: showroom 07-03-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By stick70
Honestly I'm super happy about the wheels on the...

Honestly I'm super happy about the wheels on the car. I need to find a cheap (free) center cap in a junkyard somewhere but apart from that they rock.
Forum: showroom 07-01-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By stick70
There's a lot of little things like that they did...

There's a lot of little things like that they did to dress stuff up that doesn't matter. It's a really really nice car for a 93. Especially compared to a 1993 850 or 240.
Forum: showroom 07-01-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By stick70
The sticker says about 25k miles ago. Needs a...

The sticker says about 25k miles ago. Needs a serpentine belt for sure. I'm reading the belt interval is 30k miles on these from stock, so I'll throw one on there.



I really think that sets it...
Forum: showroom 06-30-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By stick70
Hail hydra

Landed me a 1993 960 wagon this weekend. Bought it from a high school kid that used it has his first car. I did an autocheck that said this car has spent most of it's life in the Durham/Chapel Hill...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,509
Posted By stick70
I mean 240s handle like dog **** stock, and are...

I mean 240s handle like dog **** stock, and are also slow as hell stock. It only gets fun after you do springs, dampers, and a +t.

Depends on what you're looking for, just making sure you're not...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
It wasn't perfect, but it was a good shiny runner...

It wasn't perfect, but it was a good shiny runner for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
Small updates here. This thing is driven...

Small updates here. This thing is driven regularly and is now really reliable. I don't really have any complaints apart from rattles and comfort issues still, though it could stand another windshield...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 164,921
Posted By stick70
Badass dude, good luck.

Badass dude, good luck.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,950
Posted By stick70
I believe he sold this thing

I believe he sold this thing
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,509
Posted By stick70
Looking good dude! Nothing wrong with a set of...

Looking good dude! Nothing wrong with a set of Virgos. I might have some spare center caps if you're interested.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By stick70
This is really good to hear. I wish I could buy a...

This is really good to hear. I wish I could buy a box to plug into any of my cars and it just worked.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 164,921
Posted By stick70
Every one I've ever seen has been color matched.

Every one I've ever seen has been color matched.
Forum: events 05-08-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,948
Posted By stick70
"alledgedly"

"alledgedly"
Forum: events 05-08-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,948
Posted By stick70
I saw a 242. I know he still has it.

I saw a 242. I know he still has it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
I love mine. 10/10 do recommend.

I love mine. 10/10 do recommend.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 79,460
Posted By stick70
Do it up! The itb conversion was the easy part.

Do it up! The itb conversion was the easy part.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,938
Posted By stick70
That's one of those things where you really need...

That's one of those things where you really need to splurge on a decent tool too. I've used the cheap ones and you get more bad flares then you do good ones.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
I mean idk if it's really "quiet" but it's much...

I mean idk if it's really "quiet" but it's much better than before. I don't worry about hearing damage on the highway now lol

I need to get a video hosted, I'll try and work on that soon
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
Well I've finally gotten over how ungodly loud...

Well I've finally gotten over how ungodly loud this thing is inside. The exhaust is 2.5" all the way back from that header I made. I have been running a $30 Summit brand chambered muffler, a 14"...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,938
Posted By stick70
I like how you sunk that Bosch coil in the...

I like how you sunk that Bosch coil in the firewall like that. Are you still running the stock ignition switch? It's pretty easy to make it work.

Some serious engine bay envy going on over here.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 79,460
Posted By stick70
I feel like this car got sold. But with enough...

I feel like this car got sold. But with enough instigating Mike's bound to put that drive train in something...
Forum: events 05-06-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,948
Posted By stick70
122? Planning on being there. If I have my...

122?

Planning on being there. If I have my way I'll be in my 16v mk1 gti. I have absolutely zero desire to drive my wagon up there and the 242 isn't in line to be operational any time soon.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By stick70
Ohhh I thought we were referencing spacing of the...

Ohhh I thought we were referencing spacing of the pressure plate. Carry-on...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By stick70
Is there a way around the spacer deal with this...

Is there a way around the spacer deal with this pressure plate? Or is the solution to just get a custom plate made? I did the spacer trick on my 242, and while it works, it has a wicked vibration in...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
Since we're discussing engines, here's an up to...

Since we're discussing engines, here's an up to date picture of the engine bay from SE. It's "aged" to match the ****tiness of the rest of the car.

https://i.imgur.com/ESUOCgq.jpg?1
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,869
Posted By stick70
Ahhh I forgot about that. Yeah I don't know all...

Ahhh I forgot about that. Yeah I don't know all the specific details between the two. I chose a 98 n/a engine because it's about as simple as you can get with these things.
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