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Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,733
Posted By TempleUWS6
Top notch work, love your progress. Its all about...

Top notch work, love your progress. Its all about the details.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,950
Posted By TempleUWS6
Good info guys. No, I'm working on the '79 now...

Good info guys. No, I'm working on the '79 now actually. I'm putting together a budget/ effort friendly AC builds on both my '90 and '79. I'm most of the way there on the 242.

As it's planned...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,950
Posted By TempleUWS6
As long as it has a single power wire to engage...

As long as it has a single power wire to engage the clutch it will work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,950
Posted By TempleUWS6
Universal AC Compressor

Has anyone found what compressors on the market will work in place of a Kiki style unit or any rotary 85-92.

Will a Sanden 508 style work?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,001
Posted By TempleUWS6
I put a Kiki rotary in place of the parasite York...

I put a Kiki rotary in place of the parasite York in my '79 along with a '91-93 PS pump on late accessory bracket. You'll need to replace both the suck and push hoses to the compressor as they are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By TempleUWS6
are they different just in the glass? I swapped...

are they different just in the glass? I swapped an '84 hatch to my '90 and it sits a bit low, I got it to latch, but either my hinges are bad and sagging the hatch down, or the overall size of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By TempleUWS6
I'm going to try and get decent performance from...

I'm going to try and get decent performance from my TXV systems considering I have two that will need to work. I don't see why it wouldn't perform adequately as long as all it's needs are met....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By TempleUWS6
I'd use this as a plan C if I'm not getting...

I'd use this as a plan C if I'm not getting decent results with the TXV set up. I'm assuming a parallel flow condenser would be a big improvement, so adding one would probably be plan B.


...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By TempleUWS6
I spose I could use duster and the oil with UV...

I spose I could use duster and the oil with UV dye and/or Big Blue for testing before I use more Envirosafe, or just stick with the duster if it works well enough. I'd think a product created as a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By TempleUWS6
Well actually it is leaking. I've been using...

Well actually it is leaking. I've been using Envirosafe with great success, but it will only last a summer. Since I moved to Florida I'll need to give close attention to my system and add a pusher...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By TempleUWS6
A/C O-ring sizes

Does anyone have a list of O-ring sizes or the sizes of each connection? Working with my '90 system and I want to refurb it with new o-rings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By TempleUWS6
If you message raitisagars78...

If you message raitisagars78 (https://www.ebay.com/usr/raitisagars78?_trksid=p2047675.l2559) he will set up a listing for the just the hardware and don't be afraid to dicker with him on the price....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By TempleUWS6
Nice! one step left, CRUSHHH!! I dig it, I...

Nice! one step left, CRUSHHH!!

I dig it, I wouldn't go to that extent, but it seems pretty straight forward. I like how it creates an extension at the rear and could extended to partially cover...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By TempleUWS6
I've got a repop set on the way that I opted out...

I've got a repop set on the way that I opted out on the hardware, I've been told they're a low quality 3D print. I'll be in the same boat, which I think I christened for you anyway lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By TempleUWS6
Oh yes, It will be mostly welded as I'll have to...

Oh yes, It will be mostly welded as I'll have to weld the fender flares on anyway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By TempleUWS6
I'm thinking of doing it a la Dave Barton. The...

I'm thinking of doing it a la Dave Barton. The car is already a bastard that had one foot in the crusher that I've run ragged as a daily for the past almost 8 years and 200k miles; front end and soon...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By TempleUWS6
I don't like over fender flares, I don't even...

I don't like over fender flares, I don't even need a wheel and tire big enough to need them. I'd rather keep it clean and stock looking.

I'm going to the yard tomorrow to cut the flares out and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By TempleUWS6
Graphting Front Fender Flare to Quarter

*Grafting

Has anyone seen this done or tried it?

As you might have noticed the front fenders have a larger flare than the quarters do. Mine have some love marks in the form of dents on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,621
Posted By TempleUWS6
Working on this now. I used fiberglass to give...

Working on this now. I used fiberglass to give structure to the deteriorated bottoms and I'm going to coat the rest in resin. Then I'll create new vapor barriers for the doors. Stay tuned.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,377
Posted By TempleUWS6
Stunning work!

Stunning work!
Forum: showroom 10-04-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By TempleUWS6
Put an accessory tray over it. I have one in...

Put an accessory tray over it. I have one in Orlando.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By TempleUWS6
‘89 240 slow to accelerate

Trying to help a friend figure out why sometimes on acceleration from lower rpm, it’s very sluggish. I only just drove it home today and only really noticed it when going uphill from a stop, under...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By TempleUWS6
Yeah, I’ve come to think on at least mine, most...

Yeah, I’ve come to think on at least mine, most pumps fill too fast for the filler neck and it back splashes and clicks off the nozzel. I’m going to check out my friends 245 tomorrow, I’ll see if any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By TempleUWS6
240 Gas pump clicking off

Had this problem with my ‘90 245 when at the pump I’d set the nozzle to hold and it would click back off rather quickly and I’d have to hold the lever lightly to get it to fill. Hasn’t been much of a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,409
Posted By TempleUWS6
Coolant Over-pressurizing

'79 B21 with an AW55, sustained high rpm on highway running the car hard at 75-80 cause thanks 3speed, coolant will push out from under the cap and makes the whole area wet, even shoots it onto the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,433
Posted By TempleUWS6
Thats what I was thinking, if its not warped, at...

Thats what I was thinking, if its not warped, at least I'll have a clean surface for the new HG.

Pretty sure 80k is accurate, odo said '84k and a timing belt change sticker on the cover says it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,433
Posted By TempleUWS6
B230ft Head re-fresh

So I have a '94 B230ft with 80k miles I pulled from the junkyard that I'm going to swap into my 245, and when I pulled the timing cover, I noticed the backing piece for the cover was melted. Fearing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By TempleUWS6
Thanks for the input guys. How about the injector...

Thanks for the input guys. How about the injector holders? Do they tend to get brittle and break?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By TempleUWS6
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Milwaukee-Portable-Mini-A...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Milwaukee-Portable-Mini-Air-Compressor-Car-Tire-Inflator-Compact-Pump-Tool-Only/292691206207?hash=item4425c1603f:g:c8MAAOSwuvVbfD4O:rk:4:pf:0


I bought this one a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By TempleUWS6
K-Jet Fuel pump and filter

Hey, K-Jet heads,

I'd like to replace the main pump and filter for my '79 242 for piece of mind, I've read issues with the filter and the thread sizes of some not matching the lines on the one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By TempleUWS6
Sunroof & Can headliner board be pulled through door?

Need to recover a 960 headliner, can the board come through the door, or will the windshield need to be pulled?

Also, the sunroof panel is bad, someone made a mess of the gasket with some kind of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,216
Posted By TempleUWS6
Those look promising. I need to replace my A/M...

Those look promising. I need to replace my A/M unit that developed some play after a few years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By TempleUWS6
Water only in top end.

My '90 245's 318K mile B230F has been collecting water at the oil cap and on the dipstick for the past week. I performed a coolant flush the end of last week since it was mostly water as I've had an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,697
Posted By TempleUWS6
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,220
Posted By TempleUWS6
Ethanol and K-Jet

What do you K-Jet wizards do about ethanol in modern gas? K-Jet is supposed to running 0 ethanol, how do you deal with this?
Forum: events 05-18-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,244
Posted By TempleUWS6
Leaving work at 5:30, running to my parents for...

Leaving work at 5:30, running to my parents for Carlisle prep (beer, sleeping materials, gas) and I'll be there about 9.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,733
Posted By TempleUWS6
Ah, good call. I've addressed the fuse it's self,...

Ah, good call. I've addressed the fuse it's self, but the junction block may be suspect I'll pull clean and SuperLube all of those.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,733
Posted By TempleUWS6
Temporary loss of power form battery

Yesterday morning I hoped in the '90 245 that's been my solid daily for 5+ years now. Since I changed to a 951 ECU, the pumps prime when in key on, I wait till they prime then crank. Right before it...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,854
Posted By TempleUWS6
This is some next level stuff. Keep up the great...

This is some next level stuff. Keep up the great work!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,347
Posted By TempleUWS6
Yakima Mega Warrior Roof Basket w/ OE Volvo Bars

Selling my roof rack set up to make way for a legit Volvo accessory Moose Rack.

Will make a TB deal on the whole shabang.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 314,309
Posted By TempleUWS6
Noice!!! Whats the scoop on your wood trim?...

Noice!!!

Whats the scoop on your wood trim? Is it real?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 314,309
Posted By TempleUWS6
Man Photobucket really jacked your thread up.

Man Photobucket really jacked your thread up.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,125
Posted By TempleUWS6
...oh damn. oh yes!!!

...oh damn.




oh yes!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
Posted By TempleUWS6
Glass shop here. These are the two basic...

Glass shop here.

These are the two basic tools that will help:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By TempleUWS6
Ask in the Wanted section of the Classifieds...

Ask in the Wanted section of the Classifieds here. I've got loads of little bits for 240s, and I'm sure quite a few others do too.
Forum: events 05-16-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,220
Posted By TempleUWS6
Just bought my ticket. See you guys there!

Just bought my ticket. See you guys there!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,822
Posted By TempleUWS6
I've got one that fits the bill if you want to PM...

I've got one that fits the bill if you want to PM me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By TempleUWS6
That's a hose to the flame trap, you did the...

That's a hose to the flame trap, you did the right thing, now do the same for the vacuum line for the HVAC controls and roll on!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By TempleUWS6
Start with the white clips a the bottom of the...

Start with the white clips a the bottom of the door card; get behind them with a pick, then pull.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,769
Posted By TempleUWS6
Automatic climate control in vehicles use a...

Automatic climate control in vehicles use a Humidity sensor attached to the windshield to measure the amount of humidity in the vehicle and adjust the a/c level accordingly. I'm curious to see how...
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