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Forum: events 06-18-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,460
Posted By darksider415
Planning on making it up with the 242. Sending...

Planning on making it up with the 242. Sending email now.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,681
Posted By darksider415
TB response: ...

TB response:

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Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,454
Posted By darksider415
My very first Volvo was an almost identical 740...

My very first Volvo was an almost identical 740 Jurbo on Sirius wheels with an M46. Admittedly, my paint was a bit toastier, because Southern car, and you don't have the little pinstriped quarter...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
80 was the last year of the decent wiring,...

80 was the last year of the decent wiring, fortunately.

I'm gathering pieces for EFI, though. I just want to do more than just an EFI conversion when I do.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
So, because I've been under doctors' orders not...

So, because I've been under doctors' orders not to drive while taking painkillers after surgery, I decided I'd knock out something that has been bothering me for a while...

A few coats of Krylon...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
I advanced it to 2 degrees this morning, gave it...

I advanced it to 2 degrees this morning, gave it a little more fuel because I was hearing a lean backfire on decel, and that did the trick. It feels a lot like an old single-cam Honda now, with solid...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Heh. It's just a minor chest upgrade, nothing...

Heh. It's just a minor chest upgrade, nothing major...

And, speaking of upgrades, thebornotaku and I did the headgasket, and the cam is in.

I might need to advance the timing a degree or two,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
^ They've pretty obviously been recovered, but...

^ They've pretty obviously been recovered, but look fantastic.

T5 clutch disc from Uncleknucklez should be getting here today, and I'm doing the head gasket and V15 tomorrow. Should make for a fun...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,445
Posted By darksider415
^ This. It's the same relay as an LH-based 240.

^ This. It's the same relay as an LH-based 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,397
Posted By darksider415
Just get a 740 and call it good.

Just get a 740 and call it good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,445
Posted By darksider415
No CPS on a 2.2 car, just hall effect in the...

No CPS on a 2.2 car, just hall effect in the dizzy. Since he has spark, that rules out the hall effect.

OP is right, in that the RSR /should/ prevent power from getting to the injectors if it...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By darksider415
If you're going to mess with the suspension, get...

If you're going to mess with the suspension, get IPD springs and the GAZ struts from Josh if you want the cheap option, or call Ben if you want the good option. Don't cheap out on those bits.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Quite true. In other news, I actually took a...

Quite true.

In other news, I actually took a picture of the new seats in-place. Dare I say it, they almost look like they belong.


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Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Pulled compression numbers. 120,120,120,105 and...

Pulled compression numbers. 120,120,120,105 and there's exhaust in the coolant.

Head gasket time.

I'll throw a PM your way, Uncleknucklez
Forum: showroom 05-13-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By darksider415
Seeing as it's my car... I thought you, of all...

Seeing as it's my car... I thought you, of all people, would. I just need a sugar person to pay for TE37s instead of Gram Lights...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Mk3 Supra seats are officially in and stupidly...

Mk3 Supra seats are officially in and stupidly comfortable.

Tomorrow is when I find out just how bad things really are. Already ordered a gasket set from IPD because I know it's a matter of when,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
I like them pretty well. T5 needs to go in, and...

I like them pretty well. T5 needs to go in, and then...

The car is having a couple of senior moments, so I'm thinking about the direction I want to move in, depending on where the problem is. If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By darksider415
The story gets more interesting... Pulled all...

The story gets more interesting... Pulled all four plugs and 3/4 look good.

Time for compression check.

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By darksider415
I'll hit it with a strobe after I do the cap and...

I'll hit it with a strobe after I do the cap and rotor. The rotor looked worn enough that I'd normally replace it, so... It's not my first rodeo with an old Volvo, just my first rodeo with a K-Jet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By darksider415
I'll take a good look at the dizzy when I replace...

I'll take a good look at the dizzy when I replace the cap and rotor on Saturday. The cap/rotor looked a little burned around the contacts, so I'm putting new Bosch stuff in.

Yay, Amazon Prime!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By darksider415
That's my initial thought as well, though my next...

That's my initial thought as well, though my next question is, what changed yesterday, while going over the hill between work and home, because it started about halfway home from work, yesterday...
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By darksider415
Hesitation on Throttle Transitions

When driving, with or without load, my '80 GT has picked up a bit of a hesitation with throttle transitions; almost like it has to think for a moment before going, "Oh, you need power, OK!"

This...
Forum: events 05-09-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,578
Posted By darksider415
Dude, those photos are seriously awesome. I...

Dude, those photos are seriously awesome. I especially love the homebrew center caps. ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Muteki SR48. #JDMbruh special, because I didn't...

Muteki SR48. #JDMbruh special, because I didn't want to put shiny lugs on a car that I'm aggressively de-shinying.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
So it goes. Picking up a roof rack from Ken...

So it goes.

Picking up a roof rack from Ken and benson0021's Mk3 Supra seats over the weekend, so I can fix the lateral support thing and the inability to haul the flathoods I'm hoarding thing.
...
Forum: events 05-08-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,578
Posted By darksider415
We need to have a TB/IG database... Especially...

We need to have a TB/IG database... Especially since 90% of my car progress goes up on IG.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By darksider415
Quad squares or quad rounds? Either way,...

Quad squares or quad rounds? Either way, DavidSamuels sells a harness for the quad-light cars that is plug-n-play and awesome.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
It really wasn't all that fast... At least, not...

It really wasn't all that fast... At least, not when I was stuck behind a pair of P80s in the corners... :lol:

Awesome seeing you at Davis, too. I have some thoughts on what I need to do between...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Davis went well and the car really handles now....

Davis went well and the car really handles now. It's just a bit lacking in power, but I've got a couple of ideas in my head for that.

On the to-do list: Install the T5 that is currently residing...
Forum: events 04-30-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,578
Posted By darksider415
My car desperately needs to lose a coil up front....

My car desperately needs to lose a coil up front.

Jon, glad I could offer a ride. Next year's fast drive should be a little faster, when I either warm up the B21 or put a 16v in.
Forum: events 04-29-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,578
Posted By darksider415
If there had been, I would've probably bought it...

If there had been, I would've probably bought it for my GT.
Forum: events 04-27-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,578
Posted By darksider415
Just got Gary's email for the "slow drive group"....

Just got Gary's email for the "slow drive group".

Car is almost ready. Just need to get the box of GT seat skins out of the back seat, rinse it off and I'm good to go.
Forum: events 04-18-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,578
Posted By darksider415
As long as there aren't too many straight bits,...

As long as there aren't too many straight bits, my GT should be okay... Brakes are good and I have a ton of grip.

At least, I can keep up with a Mazdaspeed Miata and an ND, as long as it's tight...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
A couple of weeks ago. IIRC, there's a stock...

A couple of weeks ago.

IIRC, there's a stock cap that will fit the RPF1... PM Homer and ask what he did for the ones on his 244, but they /look/ stock.
Forum: events 04-15-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,578
Posted By darksider415
Shirt pre-ordered, spot reserved, GT decidedly...

Shirt pre-ordered, spot reserved, GT decidedly still not polished...

Need to get the parts out of the interior this week, since I'm heading out for Detroit on Friday morning.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By darksider415
They'll just plug and play, IIRC, and they'll...

They'll just plug and play, IIRC, and they'll stay on with the highs.

One of the sealed beams requires two pins to be swapped on the car side, but I can't remember if it's the square or round ones...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By darksider415
India, China, they're both terrible. I've...

India, China, they're both terrible.

I've had five quad square 740s, and all of them had terrible headlight wiring... Headlight relays, on the other hand, are something the 740 crowd doesn't have...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By darksider415
Don't go for this Chinesium crap. Do the harness...

Don't go for this Chinesium crap. Do the harness upgrade, because early 740 headlight wiring sucks and will cause problems, pretty much whenever it feels like it. Then, get a good set of Cibie...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
If you've got a 3D printer, I can send you the...

If you've got a 3D printer, I can send you the STL files and you can play with/modify/tweak to your heart's content.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,357
Posted By darksider415
I'm curious to know how much beating of the...

I'm curious to know how much beating of the transmission tunnel I'll have to do on my 242, because this is really tempting.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
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Forum: website & board 04-04-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 20,480
Posted By darksider415
We need C&M back again. I'll set aside some...

We need C&M back again.

I'll set aside some $$$ to keep this place alive, for the next fund drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,357
Posted By darksider415
Hmm... This could be interesting...

Hmm... This could be interesting...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
F... Started it up this morning, and it...

F...

Started it up this morning, and it would run on three if I didn't give it any throttle, until it warmed up... I'm betting on something in the ignition, since I haven't touched that, yet. New...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
It'll be in before Davis, if it kills me. ...

It'll be in before Davis, if it kills me.

I'm trying to enjoy it a little before I start taking it apart, again. LOL
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Brief "parts cannon" update: Just picked up a set...

Brief "parts cannon" update: Just picked up a set of seat skins to redo the seats, front and rear.

Countdown to Davis is on.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
Rookie magnet. Decidedly non-permanent, and only...

Rookie magnet. Decidedly non-permanent, and only there because I wanted to troll some #hellamadtightJDMyo Civic folks, and they were $free in a trivia contest.
Forum: showroom 03-30-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 817,473
Posted By darksider415
Did someone say wheels? I finally got the Rays...

Did someone say wheels? I finally got the Rays GramLights 57DRs mounted

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Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
I think I love these wheels on the GT... ...

I think I love these wheels on the GT...

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Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,454
Posted By darksider415
New adapters get in tonight... Then... ...

New adapters get in tonight... Then...

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