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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 155
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Posted By pat244ti
Thanks I am taking the truck and trailer...

Thanks

I am taking the truck and trailer back tonight and driving the rally car home from Oakley.

After that it is going into it's new home [a harbor freight garage I just bought] and getting...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,005
Posted By pat244ti
Both my race cars have them - the road race car...

Both my race cars have them - the road race car uses the Yoshifab stuff while my rally car has Alfalfa rallysport specials [a bit beefier than Yoshifab]

Both have been doing the job just fine for...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
I did a nice solution, I ended up buying my own...

I did a nice solution, I ended up buying my own iPD skidplate since it's already preformed and 1/8 which is a little less weight on the nose since it is all in front of the crossmember. Since it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,720
Posted By pat244ti
So just a little update on this. Car has...

So just a little update on this.

Car has been sitting at Mose's house in San Pablo for the past year plus. I've been busy getting my rally car finished and I have now achieved that goal.

Big...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,379
Posted By pat244ti
Maybe I am misinformed, but I don't think they...

Maybe I am misinformed, but I don't think they involve as much or any sketchy welding or cutting compared to an install on a 240. In that case I think they would be worth a shot.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
I know it's less ideal for TDF than it was for...

I know it's less ideal for TDF than it was for OTR, but I bought an iPD plate. My friend with a TIG is coming over with a bunch of scraps he has to beef it up and extend it out a little bit. We're...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
A little update here, mostly centered around the...

A little update here, mostly centered around the prep I am doing for my next rally in one month.

For now, I've replaced the master cylinder but this time with a brand new unit [properly bled] and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,490
Posted By pat244ti
The Innovate PSB-1 I have in the rally car has...

The Innovate PSB-1 I have in the rally car has been ass so far.

Thinking of going back to AEM since it's been solid on the Lemons car.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,614
Posted By pat244ti
Looks great! Wish I could get a 240 that...

Looks great!

Wish I could get a 240 that light
Forum: showroom 08-01-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 33,792
Posted By pat244ti
Not yet...

Not yet...
Forum: showroom 07-31-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 33,792
Posted By pat244ti
I got bored and wrote a 7,500 word/13 page...

I got bored and wrote a 7,500 word/13 page article on the construction of my rally car and my first event in it. It is complete with many professionally shot photos.

I also have the one I wrote...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 35,735
Posted By pat244ti
Another interested party here. I'd take 2 and 1...

Another interested party here. I'd take 2 and 1 for backup

Another simple part that could save me a huge issue on a race weekend [losing the pump oring]
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By pat244ti
I'll bug Phil later, most of the pictures are...

I'll bug Phil later, most of the pictures are floating around on Facebook on his fabricator's page [Dave Clark]
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By pat244ti
That's what my codriver is doing to his 944 rally...

That's what my codriver is doing to his 944 rally car
https://i.imgur.com/VGq4M6a.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
So before I start making something custom, anyone...

So before I start making something custom, anyone ever see something like these used in a 240?

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/bromsvag-komplett-med-box-och-cylindrar-mod1.html...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,471
Posted By pat244ti
I am prepping the work area I will be doing the...

I am prepping the work area I will be doing the reprep for my rally car in and I am interested to see what happened to mine.

At the final service about two weeks ago at the Oregon Trail Rally my...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Yeah the brake pedal was manageable but it sunk...

Yeah the brake pedal was manageable but it sunk quite a bit and locked up if you got on them too quick. I was just trying to bring the car back home
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
What was I hitting? Like 65? I couldn’t get...

What was I hitting? Like 65? I couldn’t get much speed going because my brakes were not what I call predictable so I know I was likely slowing earlier than most
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
MAF held up fine! I was doing the 2nd run of...

MAF held up fine! I was doing the 2nd run of Dalles Mountain down [2nd to last stage Saturday] and about 2/3 of the way through I thought I lost a MAF. I misdiagnosed it because the car revved way...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
https://i.imgur.com/CjdjzUL.jpg I did it! ...

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

I did it!

Story at 11.......[or whenever I recover from the gnarly rally hangover]
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 141,281
Posted By pat244ti
Damn great work as usual dude :cheers:

Damn great work as usual dude :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Thanks. There's something fun about building the...

Thanks. There's something fun about building the inside of a racecar out. I get a little better every time I do it I feel like

The fuse blocks are from Del City...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
It sounds good! It's a little tamer with the...

It sounds good! It's a little tamer with the v-band cat stuck on to it. I'll have video up soon

I liked the gold wheels and cage on my hobby stock so I went for it, despite white possibly being...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
I was figuring around 30, thanks! Here’s the...

I was figuring around 30, thanks!

Here’s the piccies of the mostly finished car

http://i.imgur.com/e6Z17Hul.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/vW8m2Pul.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/JHxGfIZl.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Good to know! It is MT plated, insured...

Good to know!



It is MT plated, insured and legal. I’ve driven it around the neighborhood a few times.

My conclusion about using street driving, at least in Santa Cruz proper, as testing is...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Missed my goal of making the Olympus Rally,...

Missed my goal of making the Olympus Rally, thrashed on the car pretty hard for the last month getting it ready but work has been getting in the way. Managing a retail store that is steps away from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By pat244ti
EVAP vacuum source

Got a slight dilemma -

A lot of people delete the EVAP system on race cars but on my rally car I would like to have it functioning.

On a stock setup there are two vacuum lines going to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,106
Posted By pat244ti
Nice! I have a 73 ES I am very slowly doing...

Nice!

I have a 73 ES I am very slowly doing the same thing to.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
No worries. Ran out of engine bay space, ran out...

No worries. Ran out of engine bay space, ran out of cabin space with the fire suppression mount behind the drivers side and a spares bag tied down behind the codriver side. The contour of the stock...
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 32,413
Posted By pat244ti
$20 in I'll send more after I get the rally...

$20 in

I'll send more after I get the rally car sorted :e-shrug:

[need stickers for said rally car ;-)]
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
I've got a new plastic tanked radiator in the car...

I've got a new plastic tanked radiator in the car now just because I wanted somewhere to put it. During that time I've acquired/reconditioned 3 more Nissens 3-row metal rads. I'll see how the car...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Been kinda slow with updates. RMS/housing...

Been kinda slow with updates.

RMS/housing was leaking like crazy. Had to pull the trans out and reseal it all back up. Not sure why it was leaking so bad - it had new OEM seal and all. Fingers...
Forum: events 01-27-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 19,759
Posted By pat244ti
Nope thrashing on my car to run Olympus, if I'm...

Nope thrashing on my car to run Olympus, if I'm at Davis you guys should jump me and if I'm at neither jump me twice the next time you see me.

Good news is the car will live in Bend Oregon after...
Forum: events 01-26-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 19,759
Posted By pat244ti
Womp womp womp ...

Womp womp womp

https://www.americanrallyassociation.org/olympusrally
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 19,929
Posted By pat244ti
I actually felt like that first race with the car...

I actually felt like that first race with the car it had more power but the high ass end was affecting handling and braking in a negative manner.



Super nice guy. Ran over to his rental car to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,411
Posted By pat244ti
Wild guess would be "like" since it has the...

Wild guess would be "like" since it has the upside down facebook like symbol next to it
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 19,929
Posted By pat244ti
Word. Plates are on the car, paid for my license...

Word. Plates are on the car, paid for my license yeaterday, getting close
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 19,929
Posted By pat244ti
It’s weird, I could barely tell a difference. ...

It’s weird, I could barely tell a difference.

I think the cam did help out the top end but the “Laguna pipe” set the top end back some because of the additional exhaust restriction so it was...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 19,929
Posted By pat244ti
I’m using second gear very shortly in the...

I’m using second gear very shortly in the Andretti hairpin, through the corkscrew and in turn 11. Most drivers of the car were only using 2nd in t11, but most of the drivers were also turning 2:00...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 19,929
Posted By pat244ti
I pretty much built this car with running Laguna...

I pretty much built this car with running Laguna Seca [my home track] in mind. This weekend I got my first opportunity to drive the car there with the Lucky Dog racing league [my first event at the...
Forum: events 01-04-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 19,759
Posted By pat244ti
I'm in for saying I'll tow one of the race cars...

I'm in for saying I'll tow one of the race cars there but probably will end up driving a non Volvo and bring Shelby instead
Forum: showroom 11-18-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,838
Posted By pat244ti
https://bellinghambayblog.files.wordpress.com/2013...

https://bellinghambayblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/i-love-this-car.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Come by, I'll be on lockdown across the street...

Come by, I'll be on lockdown across the street from it for the next month at work.

Planning on a lot of driving with it once it's driving so I might come up that way with it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By pat244ti
Tanner Motors. ...

Tanner Motors.

https://www.tanner-motors.com/

They do collision work and are very familiar with Volvos [they used to be a Volvo dealer]

It was a while ago but they did a great job fixing my...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Finally got the right fittings to adapt a 240...

Finally got the right fittings to adapt a 240 Turbo pump into a later basket [with filter] and finished the rest of the plumbing for the fuel system. Ran the lines in conduit underneath the car...
Forum: showroom 10-01-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 33,792
Posted By pat244ti
I wrote an article on one car in particular...

I wrote an article on one car in particular months ago and sent it to Dana :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
It's about the same height as one of those late...

It's about the same height as one of those late model spoilers....so yeah it's not small

I'm making plans to be up there for TDF, I'll be helping Al out for sure if he makes it up. If not my...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 59,880
Posted By pat244ti
Yeah I am still working on this ...

Yeah I am still working on this

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

Engine bay is pretty much all together. Cranked it over the other night and got a grumble out of it, but did not go much...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By pat244ti
Mustang driveshaft fits unmodifed with an adapter...

Mustang driveshaft fits unmodifed with an adapter from Yoshifab.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By pat244ti
The first event [which I barely had the car...

The first event [which I barely had the car finished for in time with an R sport cluster] I ran it bare and exposed. Worked the whole weekend but the wire got cooked.

I swapped to a different...
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