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Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 260,246
Posted By Hootbot
I was reading this thread and looking at this...

I was reading this thread and looking at this B6304 swap, then skipped ahead a bit and was so confused.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
https://i.imgur.com/JxilAPNl.jpg Took a...

https://i.imgur.com/JxilAPNl.jpg

Took a picture of how the car is looking right now, I slapped that set of hella driving lights onto the car last winter because they were on sale on amazon and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
Years ago I just went over it with a wire wheel...

Years ago I just went over it with a wire wheel on an angle grinder.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
This is what i was thinking as well after...

This is what i was thinking as well after endlessly reading of different forum posts, im not sure an na b21f is a great base though, 9.3 compression i think? It has the advantage of already having...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
Pretty hard to find that stuff around here and i...

Pretty hard to find that stuff around here and i really am not a kjet fan at all .
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
I actually measured their position on my 144 and...

I actually measured their position on my 144 and copied that.


Sorry the thread has been dead for so long, the car is still going strong despite going through multiple ****ty remanufactured...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By Hootbot
It has four injectors and lines so I imagine it's...

It has four injectors and lines so I imagine it's for a 4 cylinder engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,945
Posted By Hootbot
Since you can buy the panel it wouldn't be nearly...

Since you can buy the panel it wouldn't be nearly as difficult, just practice welding sheet metal before hand, you need to slowly tack the whole thing together moving all around the panel to avoid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By Hootbot
I donít have it with me but itís a 4cyl fuel...

I donít have it with me but itís a 4cyl fuel distributor and i doubt its for a turbo because itís labeled ď1977 240Ē in paint marker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By Hootbot
I see, and here I thought i had found a cause of...

I see, and here I thought i had found a cause of my troubles, bummer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By Hootbot
Kjet metering plate

So Iím comparing my kjet system to a complete parts system i have and I found that the metering plate in my car moves upward toward the intake where as the parts one only moces diwn and cannot move...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By Hootbot
I've had some luck with the "glue your rear view...

I've had some luck with the "glue your rear view mirror on" kits from Permetex, they all fell of sooner rather than later unfortunately.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
So I removed that plug on the fuel tank (I just...

So I removed that plug on the fuel tank (I just used some large channel locks sorry) and the filter appears brand new and the tank is nice and clean inside. I decided to shotgun the engine bay with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
http://i.imgur.com/VbuuHAbl.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/VbuuHAbl.jpg (https://imgur.com/VbuuHAb)
http://i.imgur.com/DM34wC7l.jpg (https://imgur.com/DM34wC7)

alright so this is what the fuel supply system looks like. No intank pump I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
Im going to change the main fuel filter under the...

Im going to change the main fuel filter under the hood tomorrow since it’s okd af and i have one on hand. I’ll likely drive the car until the fuel tank is close to empy before investigating that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
I presume you need to drain the fuel tank for...

I presume you need to drain the fuel tank for This?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
It comes out of the side, I recall thinking it...

It comes out of the side, I recall thinking it looked odd when doing the rear suspension.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
So after looking at that diagram from the volvo...

So after looking at that diagram from the volvo manual it’s apparent that mu car being pre 1977 doesn’t have the in tank pump at all. Is there still a suction hose. It did this with a totally full...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
Well I’m pretty sure the in tank pump is dead...

Well I’m pretty sure the in tank pump is dead because the main pump groans when the fuel is low, it’s been like that since I bought it though and was working fine previously.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hootbot
1976 b21f stuttering at highway speeds.

I had many breakdowns on a trip to my parents for xmas on Monday

The car drives totally normally in town but on the highway it stutters and dies

I initially thought this could be the overdrive...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
End of the year update!

So it's been a few months, no I haven't crushed it or sold it for parts. I've actually been dailying it when it isn't broken.

I've performed many repairs and had many break downs, I took pictures...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
Alright these two failed items have been replaced...

Alright these two failed items have been replaced solving the incredibly bad overheating issue.

https://i.imgur.com/ov9BwnZl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/0pK5r1ql.jpg

Also last week the window...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
The door sticker does say 76, the car has been...

The door sticker does say 76, the car has been substantially messed with at some point by someone wanting to repaint it so the doors and fenders are off a later car, it has the wrong mirrors and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
It is here too, the car had a sticker for the...

It is here too, the car had a sticker for the hand cleaner glued to the steering wheel when I bought it... I've removed that. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
I was told the car came from California at some...

I was told the car came from California at some point which would explain that as well as the MPH speedo, the tailgate is from a different car (it's blue inside) that was made in Halifax hence the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 136,218
Posted By Hootbot
Mine are HIF so the throttle shafts should be ok...

Mine are HIF so the throttle shafts should be ok and they don't seem to leak. If you tune them up they're fine for a few days.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
I've already fixed a number of issues but I...

I've already fixed a number of issues but I didn't take any photos.

I should have taken before photos of the filthy condition, I cleaned all kinds of moss and crap off the outside and did an...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
First issue to sort out is the violent...

First issue to sort out is the violent overheating

https://i.imgur.com/Ponvw8Ul.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
https://i.imgur.com/ECkclrvl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/ECkclrvl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/pHUa8OOl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/6RXWzJBl.jpg

Some choice photos of its more amusing stickers and features.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hootbot
Fast Orange 1976 245 fix-up

I fell for this car as soon as I saw it despite the horrible condition, as someone with three project cars and three motorcycles I really don't need this but just couldn't stop myself from making it...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 136,218
Posted By Hootbot
If the engine wasn't making noise and had good...

If the engine wasn't making noise and had good oil pressure before I would just fire in a fresh set of bearings and call it good.

-10000 on what everyone is saying about SUs though, I've driven...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 136,218
Posted By Hootbot
Pretty much, except much better lol

Pretty much, except much better lol
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 136,218
Posted By Hootbot
That car is so awesome, so many low effort high...

That car is so awesome, so many low effort high satisfaction issues to address.

Take the head off and throw that cam away!

That manual is all you need to take apart that little engine,...
Forum: showroom 04-01-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,750
Posted By Hootbot
The stock speaker location on my 72 is on the far...

The stock speaker location on my 72 is on the far right of the dash beside the radio, that's the only speaker. A previous owner has added a pair of old pioneers in the rear parcel shelf.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,887
Posted By Hootbot
Why do you think your carbs are "shot." That...

Why do you think your carbs are "shot." That downdraft weber is a downgrade in my opinion, less power with more complexity. You could have your stock carbs professionally overhauled to new condition...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 256,324
Posted By Hootbot
That downdraft weber is a downgrade if the su's...

That downdraft weber is a downgrade if the su's work fine I would leave them.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 51,598
Posted By Hootbot
Nice heap, I'm gonna fight you for that old...

Nice heap, I'm gonna fight you for that old Corolla though.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,536
Posted By Hootbot
Driving that in the snow will turn it into a pile...

Driving that in the snow will turn it into a pile of mushy iron oxide in 5 years.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 23,316
Posted By Hootbot
Mat red?

Mat red?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,606
Posted By Hootbot
a b21ft with no turbo is going to be slower than...

a b21ft with no turbo is going to be slower than a b18 with two pulled plug wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Vintage: HIF carb needles
Views: 3,404
Posted By Hootbot
HIF carb needles

What was the stock supplied needles for 72 144s cars with the b20b engine. I'm looking at ordering a rebuild kit. Are there other needles that were used? How would you go about selecting the right...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,440
Posted By Hootbot
The stock b23e had 140hp.

The stock b23e had 140hp.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 52,927
Posted By Hootbot
Princess Auto, **** yeah.

Princess Auto, **** yeah.
Forum: showroom 07-15-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,316
Posted By Hootbot
Well, I live on the prairies, hot short summer...

Well, I live on the prairies, hot short summer long cold winter. It was 35C here last week.
Forum: showroom 07-09-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,316
Posted By Hootbot
I've never seen a 240 with working AC.

I've never seen a 240 with working AC.
Forum: showroom 07-04-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,575
Posted By Hootbot
Nice 142, looks great. I like the bumper-less...

Nice 142, looks great. I like the bumper-less look. But I had a hell of a time trying to find a front valence after an accident last year.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 41,287
Posted By Hootbot
My 140 with the m40 will do 95mph, 70 isn't much...

My 140 with the m40 will do 95mph, 70 isn't much of a problem.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 41,287
Posted By Hootbot
b20/18 is anywhere from .018"-.022" Better to be...

b20/18 is anywhere from .018"-.022" Better to be too loose than too tight.
Forum: showroom 02-26-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,017
Posted By Hootbot
Nothing really wrong with the auto, it's never...

Nothing really wrong with the auto, it's never going to be a race car so it's no big deal. It's just less of a PITA in traffic. Nice Amazon.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,117
Posted By Hootbot
You let a woman drive your car, that was a huge...

You let a woman drive your car, that was a huge mistake. Sucks man, I like that colour. Some retard pulled out in front of me and smashed up the front on my 144 last fall and I'm still trying to get...
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