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Forum: article composition 04-21-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,830
Posted By Rectilinear
Just called this guy, thanks so much for the...

Just called this guy, thanks so much for the information. He is great guy that is very willing to build this up and ship it to me. I have been running around for a couple of years now with no...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 99,678
Posted By Rectilinear
Damn I miss that car.....

Damn I miss that car.....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 99,678
Posted By Rectilinear
Exactly!!

Exactly!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
I say shoot clear on them and leave it be. ...

I say shoot clear on them and leave it be.

By the way, you are a mad man! Excellent, excellent work!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Damn that is looking tits! Careful on going too...

Damn that is looking tits! Careful on going too wide on the rear tires and staying with 15" wheels, talk about cliche, it could turn it into a Pro-Street rig in a hurry. I'm afraid a larger diameter...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Because if I were in the middle of that project,...

Because if I were in the middle of that project, my head would be spinning and I would need meds. It's an intense project and you are kicking it in the ass.

Progressive progress is progressive. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Dude, you just made me dizzy.... :omg:

Dude, you just made me dizzy.... :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
That's an awesome start at it! You may need a...

That's an awesome start at it! You may need a couple more slices just to lighten up the hard bends, but i think you are right on track.

Can't wait to see more! Keep it up!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rectilinear
Still chasing this same problem. Talking to...

Still chasing this same problem. Talking to myself here I think.

Tore down both controllers that I had. Was sure I had found bad solder joints on both of them so I reflowed them both. Tried...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rectilinear
Sensor was good, I had forgotten to shine a light...

Sensor was good, I had forgotten to shine a light onto it when I pulled the codes. I still have zero fault codes and even tried a different ecc controller out of a different car. No change. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,783
Posted By Rectilinear
Really in need of an update on this project. ...

Really in need of an update on this project. Especially since I now have a V90, I think about your car nearly every day!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Watching intently! I really like where this is...

Watching intently! I really like where this is going!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rectilinear
Just grabbed a code from the ECC, code 1-6-1...

Just grabbed a code from the ECC, code 1-6-1 Solar Sensor. Really?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rectilinear
No dice on getting it to work with brute force. ...

No dice on getting it to work with brute force. Temps 102-105° all this week, I'm to old for this.

Anyone ever converted one of these to MCC successfully?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rectilinear
Okay thanks, good to know. I didn't realize...

Okay thanks, good to know. I didn't realize these were prone to fail. I think I may have kept one out of a 93 940 parts car, but finding it in the recently relocated garage would be a chore! But I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Hot damn! Nice job! Time to party like it's 1999!!

Hot damn! Nice job! Time to party like it's 1999!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,953
Posted By Rectilinear
Lost track and thought I was talking about my ex...

Lost track and thought I was talking about my ex for minute there....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,953
Posted By Rectilinear
In my experience, it's almost always the spade...

In my experience, it's almost always the spade connectors not making good contact on the solenoid. They get oily and goopy and lose contact. I give them a quick squeeze with some pliers to tighten...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,982
Posted By Rectilinear
That's awesome, thanks! And I was able to find...

That's awesome, thanks! And I was able to find one for 69 bucks! I'll wait to get the a/c blowing cold first though. I'm hoping it's something simple!



But you can still utilize FM channels...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rectilinear
Ugh, it's hot!!

Ugh, it's hot!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Rectilinear
They will make great end tables! ...

They will make great end tables!




As long as they don't find their way onto a car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,982
Posted By Rectilinear
Those might work in the country just fine, but...

Those might work in the country just fine, but around the city they are fantastically worthless. Too many stations bleeding over each other here so you can never find a clean unused frequency to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
And completely ignored me! :-P Those will...

And completely ignored me! :-P

Those will be awesome though! Can't wait to see your installation!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Rectilinear
Sorry, I misunderstood which ones you meant. ...

Sorry, I misunderstood which ones you meant.

I'll go back to sleep now.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By Rectilinear
Check your wheel bearings as well. Maybe bent...

Check your wheel bearings as well. Maybe bent backing plates? (If you have them. I removed mine from my 740)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Rectilinear
They simply lift straight up off the door frame. ...

They simply lift straight up off the door frame. Might take a slight lift from a flat blade screwdriver on one end to get it started. You will want to replace them though, the door looks like ca-ca...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Rectilinear
Lift pump = In-tank-pump

Lift pump = In-tank-pump
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By Rectilinear
Ethanol soaked rubber has no concept of time.

Ethanol soaked rubber has no concept of time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By Rectilinear
How do you know the fuel pump is working? If you...

How do you know the fuel pump is working? If you mean you hear an in-tank "hum" when you crank it, that may mean your pickup hose in the tank is blown out. That means that the fuel pump is running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rectilinear
Exclamation V90 A/C issues

Yesterday morning the a/c was blowing nice cold air until I got about 2 miles from work. I wondered if it was the clutch gap or thermal switch but checked both of them when I got home and they are...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,698
Posted By Rectilinear
If it's just the valve cover you want, I think I...

If it's just the valve cover you want, I think I have two of them packed away somewhere...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Rectilinear
I guess it comes down to: my car ran for 2 years...

I guess it comes down to: my car ran for 2 years without an ignition module triggering the coil nor did I have a ballast resistor. How was this possible?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Rectilinear
No spark -->new coil --> No pulse?

Okay, be forewarned, this is a thread concerning my 1981 242 with a 302 swap. The car ran great until it lost spark while going down the highway one day and I have had troubles since.
Details:
302...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Waiting for vid of first startup...... :ohjoy:

Waiting for vid of first startup...... :ohjoy:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
But that's such an awesome smell along with a...

But that's such an awesome smell along with a freshly painted motor while breaking it in!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Dude, you are a badass. As far as paint...

Dude, you are a badass.

As far as paint goes, the VHT stuff works pretty good, but if it were me, I would paint them and then wrap them with a good header wrap, especially under that master...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Holy crap man, that's intense! Love it!!!

Holy crap man, that's intense! Love it!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,747
Posted By Rectilinear
That combo is spoken for man, sorry. Unless...

That combo is spoken for man, sorry. Unless something completely changes from current plans.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,747
Posted By Rectilinear
Still planning on getting into this project soon...

Still planning on getting into this project soon but I hit a roadblock when I dropped two valve seats in my Escort and killed the engine. I'm building a Zetec for it right now and hope to have it...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,792
Posted By Rectilinear
Looks like it is coming along nicely!! Making me...

Looks like it is coming along nicely!! Making me want to get this Valiant out of the way even more so I can start tinkering with the B6304. The wiring part scares the hell out of me though!

Damn...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,747
Posted By Rectilinear
Well, as if I need another project.... I...

Well, as if I need another project....

I have been thinking a lot lately about my 242 and how wonderful it is to have that sweet, sweet noise that comes from a 302. For a while there, I had this...
Forum: showroom 01-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By Rectilinear
A factory 244/5 carpet will have a small jut-out...

A factory 244/5 carpet will have a small jut-out below the b-pillar that would have accomodated the seatbelt on a sedan/wagon. The same factory 244/5 carpet will fit a 242 just fine and you will not...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,783
Posted By Rectilinear
Dude, you are crazy....but in a good way!

Dude, you are crazy....but in a good way!
Forum: showroom 10-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,236
Posted By Rectilinear
This is all I needed when I did mine with 31's: ...

This is all I needed when I did mine with 31's:
http://cloudfront.zoro.com/product/large/6DWJ3_AS01.JPG

Turned out really well!! Enjoy your new clearance and lack of caring about curbs and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,234
Posted By Rectilinear
Looking good! As for mounts, I am totally...

Looking good!

As for mounts, I am totally happy with the way mine are working on my 302 swap. I used a partial sbf mount I bought from Speedway motors, cut an old torque arm, made a bolt in base...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,783
Posted By Rectilinear
Good to see this still coming along! Looking...

Good to see this still coming along! Looking great!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By Rectilinear
Floor pan is here and I am dropping off the seats...

Floor pan is here and I am dropping off the seats on Monday for a rewrap. Now I have to find time to get this Vintage Air system in place and hooked up.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,747
Posted By Rectilinear
Haha, thanks! Yeah, I had to have it!!

Haha, thanks! Yeah, I had to have it!!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,747
Posted By Rectilinear
Self-inflicted thread revival.... Thought I...

Self-inflicted thread revival....

Thought I would drop back in here with an update:
Since I sold my 745 a couple of months ago, I have been driving the 242 as a daily. First thing I did after...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By Rectilinear
Well, even though I am not going to start the...

Well, even though I am not going to start the engine swap for a while, I have to make progress any way I can. I ordered a replacement floor pan for the passenger front last week and it should be here...
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