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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:44 AM
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Posted By vwbusman66
P2R transmission flush? (paging GTJordan)

Hi all,
I'm preparing my 2004 V70R to go back to school with me and I am contemplating a transmission flush. The car has 204k on it, and I'm about 75% certain it has never had a trans flush in its...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm already upside down with it.

I'm already upside down with it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By vwbusman66
Yes. D24 is same as 1.6IDI, which is yhe same as...

Yes. D24 is same as 1.6IDI, which is yhe same as almost every VW 4 cylinder engine
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By vwbusman66
D24 to TDI

So I'm pondering the options of putting an ALH/AHU/1Z TDI in a volvo. As of right now, I have the correct 240 bellhousing and a t5 trans and adapter to go behind it.

What can I/should I do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By vwbusman66
Lh2.2 wiring diagrams

Hi all,
In search of Lh2.2 wiring diagrams since Kjet.org is down.
Preparing to plop a B230F in a 140 and need to figure out what relays I need and what wires go to what.

James
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
This dream is now dead. Gonna have to take a...

This dream is now dead. Gonna have to take a major loss on it and get one after I get out of college.
Wish I could keep it, and I wish my chest didn't hurt putting a nail in this coffin.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,414
Posted By vwbusman66
H4's on my 1958 vw panel van daily driver was...

H4's on my 1958 vw panel van daily driver was probably the best $50 I ever spent. Unbelievable how much better they worked.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 106,016
Posted By vwbusman66
Twitchy as in light/easy to turn, or twitchy as...

Twitchy as in light/easy to turn, or twitchy as in a slight turn of the wheel is excessive for input?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 104,615
Posted By vwbusman66
Deal.

Deal.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 104,615
Posted By vwbusman66
Buy my wagon.

Buy my wagon.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By vwbusman66
Outer floorboards are gone, rockers are mostly...

Outer floorboards are gone, rockers are mostly gone, rust has started to creep elsewhere.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By vwbusman66
Sadly (or maybe not), this car's fate has been...

Sadly (or maybe not), this car's fate has been determined. I am in the process of buying Brett's 1983 245T/AW71 and will use this car as a donor for manual trans stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,544
Posted By vwbusman66
This build is fantastic. Very much the OEM++...

This build is fantastic. Very much the OEM++ style of repowering and improving I enjoy.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,544
Posted By vwbusman66
IIRC, he builds all the engines for Singer?

IIRC, he builds all the engines for Singer?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By vwbusman66
For now.

For now.
Forum: showroom 06-29-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By vwbusman66
He offered to sell the business to me, so I...

He offered to sell the business to me, so I assume not. :e-shrug::e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By vwbusman66
Inventoried some of the parts that came with the...

Inventoried some of the parts that came with the car.
So far, I have encountered:
3.5 pairs of OE Cibie headlights
3 pairs of OE turn signals
2 pairs of OE wagon taillights
6 OE rear view...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By vwbusman66
1986 245DL- East Coast Lumber Wagon

See introduction here (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=349887).

Its an '86 245DL with pretty nice blue vinyl interior and enough rust to justify cutting it up. It needs outer floors...
Forum: showroom 06-27-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By vwbusman66
I know him as I blindly drove 2 hours to look at...

I know him as I blindly drove 2 hours to look at my ex-145, show up to his garage, see 5 amazons and a 445 out front. Only then does he explain and show me what he does (and showed me his horde of...
Forum: showroom 06-26-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By vwbusman66
To Joe Lazenby? EDIT: That sure as hell...

To Joe Lazenby?

EDIT: That sure as hell looks like him and his truck in the pictures!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 180,992
Posted By vwbusman66
That's what I thought it was.

That's what I thought it was.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 39,482
Posted By vwbusman66
Wrong coast.

Wrong coast.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Now that I've dealt with the coolant/boiling...

Now that I've dealt with the coolant/boiling issues (straight water from break in process), adjusting points, timing, plug gaps, fiddling with carbs more, swapping the quiet exhaust in, and taking...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Real update coming tomorrow (sound clips and...

Real update coming tomorrow (sound clips and pictures).
New 2" resonator and muffler is welded and ready to go on. I also have everything to wire up and install the modified 940 E-fan with Saab 900...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
I won't' argue about the LS option, though it'd...

I won't' argue about the LS option, though it'd be a really tight fit.
I'll take a clapped mk3 VW before a civic.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
I agree and think the lack of hours of tuning...

I agree and think the lack of hours of tuning that need to be spent aren't helping with the various running issues. The car pulls hard at WOT when it's cold, but the manifold heat soaks and then its...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Really debating which way to go with this car. ...

Really debating which way to go with this car.
I have a complete T5 swap minus a clutch disk awaiting a car. I could definitely justify using the 5th gear on long highway jaunts.
The B20, while...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By vwbusman66
That's how I've been driving mine. I come from...

That's how I've been driving mine. I come from the ACVW world, where nothing ever had or gets a tach, though the speedo was marked with shift markers for redline.

I've figured out that 25 in...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Considering the fact I've had zero interest on...

Considering the fact I've had zero interest on Facebook Marketplace or here, that seems to be the case. Like I said in the ad, the ONLY way this car leaves is with a profit in my hand and a 145S...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 33,305
Posted By vwbusman66
Jaguar did a similar thing with much of their...

Jaguar did a similar thing with much of their 60's and 70's stuff.
Most familiar to me is the 3.8S/4.2S cars. They had a master on the firewall, then a remote booster and "solenoid" plumbed in to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By vwbusman66
You'd be better off getting a new, similar style...

You'd be better off getting a new, similar style tach from Summit Racing.
Forum: events 06-16-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,558
Posted By vwbusman66
I got a bunch of my friends to start watching it....

I got a bunch of my friends to start watching it. Jared Keeso is pretty talented as a writer and actor.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
I believe its a Girling vs ATE thing.

I believe its a Girling vs ATE thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm sure the carbs could use a re-bush at this...

I'm sure the carbs could use a re-bush at this point, though I doubt that's solely responsible for my shoddy braking or "rabble rabble brap tat" on decel. I believe the stock check valve lives in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Hmmmm. Ok. Shoot me a text so we can talk turkey...

Hmmmm. Ok. Shoot me a text so we can talk turkey on that thing.

I guess I should post a real update on this thread.

Saturday was the first real drive in this car and I've been trying to force...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,886
Posted By vwbusman66
Being the idiot I am, I sold this car in December...

Being the idiot I am, I sold this car in December and promptly stumbled into a Ď71 142S.
The current owner of this car just listed it for sale.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By vwbusman66
Build thread please.

Build thread please.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
That explains why it looked narrow under the car!...

That explains why it looked narrow under the car! It definitely won't fit this thing then.

Absolutely!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By vwbusman66
Holy ****! What don't you guys stock/make??

Holy ****!
What don't you guys stock/make??
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Today was a win, a fail (or four), and then...

Today was a win, a fail (or four), and then another win.

Got outside at ~10ish, hacked off the remains of the old muffler and welded up some stuff to quiet down the now straight piped B20....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By vwbusman66
Turns out it wasn't the ignition switch. The...

Turns out it wasn't the ignition switch.
The junction plate near the driver's headlight decided to come loose and ground. I wrapped it in electrical tape and it solved the problem. None of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 65,047
Posted By vwbusman66
My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Technically, we arenít on the road yet. Iíve only...

Technically, we arenít on the road yet. Iíve only driven it a mile on the road and then ****ed the brakes up. Hopefully Saturday will end in a long, spirited drive in the car.

Thanks! I like the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
I know. The budget currently dictates the work...

I know.
The budget currently dictates the work being done.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,202
Posted By vwbusman66
Dropped the Virgos off at a local used tire place...

Dropped the Virgos off at a local used tire place and got a set of good but mixed 195/65R15's mounted. Three still have the little nubs and the other one looks like new. $35 a wheel mounted and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By vwbusman66
Considering the price in Euros, that car would be...

Considering the price in Euros, that car would be roughly on the money in the USA, so I'd say go for it.

Body stuff can be corrected if you have the time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By vwbusman66
Spoke to Eric for a little bit on the phone today...

Spoke to Eric for a little bit on the phone today about brake options. As I learned today, I will have to replace the front calipers as four of the six bleeders broke.

I'm ebbing on the side of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By vwbusman66
You have mail.

You have mail.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 22,482
Posted By vwbusman66
mmmmmmm Makes everything I own look dirty

mmmmmmm


Makes everything I own look dirty
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By vwbusman66
Wie Viele?

Wie Viele?
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