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Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Almost looks like you had tire contact on that...

Almost looks like you had tire contact on that front left fender during the stop there.

As always, car looks phenomenal, performs beautifully, and you still have plans for improvement. Keep it up...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,388
Posted By slow240
man, I feel like a few things have changed since...

man, I feel like a few things have changed since you updated this last......
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 39,399
Posted By slow240
I'm excited to see your results. You are one of...

I'm excited to see your results. You are one of few people I've seen on the forums that might actually pull this off.

I've always liked that manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,115
Posted By slow240
Modifications don't reduce value. The quality...

Modifications don't reduce value.
The quality of the modifications determine the value.

My cars are all scrap weight lol, but the very well built 240s fetch just as much as the preserved ones....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,115
Posted By slow240
you an remove the center of the grill and put it...

you an remove the center of the grill and put it into another surround if the only damage is the chrome.
it should just be held in with push pins, so if you can find a cheap DL grill, just swap the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 39,399
Posted By slow240
You gonna put some clear powder coat on there?...

You gonna put some clear powder coat on there? I'd hate a polished intake just from a maintenance standpoint lol
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 141,830
Posted By slow240
That's an impressive amount of damage, and a damn...

That's an impressive amount of damage, and a damn shame about the car....

But I'm ready to see the 79 back on the road. You gonna run those wheels or sell them to buy something different!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 39,399
Posted By slow240
Sticking with Kjet? Or maybe stealth install...

Sticking with Kjet?
Or maybe stealth install some injector bungs on the bottom of that intake and tuck everything real nice?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 141,830
Posted By slow240
Call me dude. I'll be there with bells on. ...

Call me dude. I'll be there with bells on.

Or at least a greasy onesie lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 183,415
Posted By slow240
Glad the kit made it to you! I knew I'd never get...

Glad the kit made it to you! I knew I'd never get around to rebuilding a rack anytime soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 222,966
Posted By slow240
Damn that's cool. Good job dude.

Damn that's cool.
Good job dude.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 69,982
Posted By slow240
Do the rx7 calipers have ports that bridge the...

Do the rx7 calipers have ports that bridge the two halves of the caliper? Maybe they were reassembled wrong and those ports don't line up?

Quickest way to test if it's the caliper would be to swap...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 243,593
Posted By slow240
Woooowwww that is shameful. Hopefully you can get...

Woooowwww that is shameful. Hopefully you can get this all rectified
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 183,415
Posted By slow240
If it's a CAM rack I think I've got a rebuild kit...

If it's a CAM rack I think I've got a rebuild kit on the shelf
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 39,399
Posted By slow240
Wow those came out great!!! I need to get to work...

Wow those came out great!!! I need to get to work on my RS lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 69,982
Posted By slow240
Love the new tag dude!!!

Love the new tag dude!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 243,593
Posted By slow240
Wow, that trim made a huge aesthetic...

Wow, that trim made a huge aesthetic difference...

As always, the car looks phenomenal and makes me feel completely inadequate lol, keep it up
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 270,922
Posted By slow240
What a great car. Super clean. The engine bay...

What a great car. Super clean. The engine bay looks super stealthy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By slow240
Brickspeed.net has some pretty good diagrams too.

Brickspeed.net has some pretty good diagrams too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By slow240
This sounds just like the sunroof in my 780....

This sounds just like the sunroof in my 780. Would be kinda cool if it worked....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By slow240
The lines on the belt are not always accurate in...

The lines on the belt are not always accurate in my experience. I'd go off the marks on the covers, but also there are some great visuals out there in manuals and on the internet.
If you Google...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,311
Posted By slow240
I'm following this because I also have a '58...

I'm following this because I also have a '58 duett and my short list of modifications includes an m41, and disk brakes.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,100
Posted By slow240
Solid purchase. Now you have a reliable DD so you...

Solid purchase. Now you have a reliable DD so you can get started on the '79!!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 38,595
Posted By slow240
I've wanted to do a long travel setup in the...

I've wanted to do a long travel setup in the front for a while now, but I never could figure out where the rear pivot points would go. Front pivot is easy, you could even use the stock Kmember with...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 243,593
Posted By slow240
Your car is the perfect example of how to spend...

Your car is the perfect example of how to spend all your money on an 8v redblock, and no one judges you for it. Beautiful.
This is the golden standard for 8v builds in the states.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 243,593
Posted By slow240
Up dates.

Up

dates.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 41,990
Posted By slow240
If you're not careful you're gonna wind up with a...

If you're not careful you're gonna wind up with a museum quality restoration.....

Do it lol
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Well ****, that's a little disconcerting. At this...

Well ****, that's a little disconcerting. At this point I'm curious what you're doing differently than other folks. Lots of people have put a lot of abuse on the IPD/superpro bushings without issue,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
So the steering jumped a tooth again? That's no...

So the steering jumped a tooth again? That's no bueno
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 222,966
Posted By slow240
That exhaust sounds so damn cool. Dude I can't...

That exhaust sounds so damn cool. Dude I can't get over how badass this car is.

Enjoy your weekend and your inevitable trophy, you earned it
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 41,990
Posted By slow240
I'm gonna use this as a reference for how to...

I'm gonna use this as a reference for how to properly restore a pushrod Volvo when it's time for me to rebuild my duett

Fantastic work man, keep the pictures coming!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
This thread is full of so much awesome...

This thread is full of so much awesome information. I never would have known about the effects of spring location on spring rates. Considering I want to shamelessly rip off your setup, this is good...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 38,595
Posted By slow240
Buy motive pressure bleeder and never look back....

Buy motive pressure bleeder and never look back. I just bought one after borrowing a buddies, had the 245 bled in 20 minutes, by myself. Totally worth it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 69,982
Posted By slow240
I need a ****in lift ...

I need a ****in lift ...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Wooooooowwww. I thought it took off quick, but my...

Wooooooowwww. I thought it took off quick, but my God that thing can STOP! Looked like you were trying to reverse the rotation of the earth :lol:

Always fun to watch you work, but damn it's nice...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 222,966
Posted By slow240
I cannot comprehend the pace at which you work....

I cannot comprehend the pace at which you work. Yet the quality is nothing short of incredible. Everything looks awesome man, can't wait to see it all assembled again.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Dude. It's about time one of your builds got a...

Dude. It's about time one of your builds got a full spread!

Well done!
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 38,633
Posted By slow240
I'm ashamed to say I probably won't be able to...

I'm ashamed to say I probably won't be able to make it....

My wife is due the week prior, so unless the baby comes early and she feels adventurous, I'm probably out lol.

Damn I'm sad now
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Easily the most ironed out interior I've seen on...

Easily the most ironed out interior I've seen on a 242. I wish I had the time, skill and money to pull something off to this magnitude. Well done sir.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 222,966
Posted By slow240
Dude. I haven't been keeping up with this project...

Dude. I haven't been keeping up with this project lately. Holy ****. What a rollercoaster.
But as always, excellent work! I still don't quite understand how you manage to produce such quality in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
None of the new pictures are loading for me!?!?! ...

None of the new pictures are loading for me!?!?!

Now I'm standing here with my pants around my ankles and a greasy shop rag in my hand lookin silly...

Edit: They loaded.....hnnggggf

That...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 38,595
Posted By slow240
Glad to see this car isn't razor blades!

Glad to see this car isn't razor blades!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Yeah, that sounds ****in rad. Definitely puts the...

Yeah, that sounds ****in rad. Definitely puts the brakes on the whole "sleeper" thing though lol

I can't wait to see this thing fully finished and tearing up the track. Well done sir ����������
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
My God that looks just too good

My God that looks just too good
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By slow240
Dude. This is really impressive. Good work, I'm...

Dude. This is really impressive. Good work, I'm glad you saved that 242. Most people would have crushed it.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Everybody enjoys a little red carpet from time to...

Everybody enjoys a little red carpet from time to time
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Hell yeah dude! Sounds like you're pretty close...

Hell yeah dude! Sounds like you're pretty close to first start!!!

I can't wait to hear your opinion of the rear end setup, I plan on copying it in the future and it seems like you've worked out a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 203,869
Posted By slow240
Yeah it'd be a damn shame for this to get sold as...

Yeah it'd be a damn shame for this to get sold as is, not a lot of people have the skills or patience to finish it to the level of craftsmanship that you've started with. I've personally derived a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By slow240
I've put the ipd sport exhaust on several 240s,...

I've put the ipd sport exhaust on several 240s, big fan
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By slow240
Thats the plan for this winter. I've moved to a...

Thats the plan for this winter. I've moved to a bigger garage so I've actually got room to play with it, so hopefully body work this winter and paint in the spring.
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