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Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
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: 357
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 46
Views: 1,961
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 328
Views: 98,277
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 389
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: 15
Views: 3,115
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 224
Views: 17,669
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 12,269
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: 12,269
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: 17,463
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: 4,177
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: 17,463
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: 17,463
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: 17,463
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: 17,463
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: 12,269
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: 50
Views: 3,499
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 703
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 39
Views: 25,840
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 146
Views: 47,933
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: 1,334
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: 1,473
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...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By pat244ti
My Lemons car [94 b230ft, aftermarket sandwich...

My Lemons car [94 b230ft, aftermarket sandwich plate that I think is a 90 c tstat] has always ran 105-115 after a few hard laps and will stay there for well over an hour. Have about 3k race miles on...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 206,746
Posted By pat244ti
Have not checked on this one in a while, lookin...

Have not checked on this one in a while, lookin good!
Forum: showroom 07-21-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,264
Posted By pat244ti
I'll do mine in chronological order ...

I'll do mine in chronological order

https://i.imgur.com/XAiDCWJ.jpg
The day I got my 244 in February 2003
https://i.imgur.com/nsdRc6J.jpg
First official meet, Davis 2003. From right to left -...
Forum: showroom 07-21-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,264
Posted By pat244ti
This picture alone makes me long for a Burgerball...

This picture alone makes me long for a Burgerball revival to happen
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,423
Posted By pat244ti
Stock 240 Turbos had no bypass valve. And...

Stock 240 Turbos had no bypass valve.

And yes, BOV's do work on K-Jet. Had a TurboXS RFL on my 244Ti a long time ago when it was still CIS
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By pat244ti
I have a V-Performance Aluminum flyhweel on the...

I have a V-Performance Aluminum flyhweel on the road course car. Not a DD, race car with a welded diff so of course it sucks at slow speeds.

Revs a hell of a lot quicker than every other manual...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,826
Posted By pat244ti
Sad news, not related to the car itself though. ...

Sad news, not related to the car itself though. However it does provide motivation for this project

I went to a wedding in Saratoga yesterday, around the corner from the house I bought the ES...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By pat244ti
Paging Culberro. He helps out Dave Clark...

Paging Culberro.

He helps out Dave Clark with his 2.0 Ecoboost Merkur

https://www.autocar.co.uk/opinion/motorsport/how-ecoboost-power-keeping-sierra-xr4ti-rally-car-podium
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,826
Posted By pat244ti
This. I had a long conversation with the 95...

This.

I had a long conversation with the 95 year old lady [in 2008] I bought it from before I made an offer on the car, because I could tell she had an attachment to the car I wanted to listen. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,826
Posted By pat244ti
So this newfound motivation is [kind of] going...

So this newfound motivation is [kind of] going places.

The car was repainted by Maaco literally a week after it was purchased in 1973. While I believe they did it in #42 California White, I am...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,826
Posted By pat244ti
https://i.imgur.com/kjwML42.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/kjwML42.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/aenDQeb.jpg

Needed motivation on this thing, so I bought some slightly used 205/65/15 Uniroyal's and slapped them on the MSW's I've been...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,998
Posted By pat244ti
Interesting timing for a thread revival, doing an...

Interesting timing for a thread revival, doing an over the axle setup on my rally car now, 3''. I've always gone side exit or under axle aside from a SAM 3'' kit I had long ago.

Rally car is a...
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