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Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2013, 03:21 PM
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Posted By spe1983
Looks really good, also your welding appears to...

Looks really good, also your welding appears to be getting very good.
Forum: showroom 06-24-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,505
Posted By spe1983
Damn, I miss my Bud Tugley award. Gotta get my...

Damn, I miss my Bud Tugley award. Gotta get my act together and make it back out there next year.
Forum: showroom 04-23-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,473
Posted By spe1983
I thought I saw this girl on craigslist... ...

I thought I saw this girl on craigslist...

What was the pump you put and removed from under the car?? I'm looking to replace the gravity fed pump in my 142 and would be interested in it. Also...
Forum: showroom 09-25-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,473
Posted By spe1983
Needs more Burgundy suede w/ white stitching...

Needs more Burgundy suede w/ white stitching wrapped dash.
Forum: showroom 08-31-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,473
Posted By spe1983
Good looking car, mine needs a good polish.

Good looking car, mine needs a good polish.
Forum: showroom 08-09-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,362
Posted By spe1983
This car was pretty rough, and I would suspect...

This car was pretty rough, and I would suspect sever damage. I pulled the radiator to throw on my old 850, and it was a old nissens that had a massive leak. I bet there is head gasket issues in...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 869
Posted By spe1983
For my E emblem I just used some yellow enamel I...

For my E emblem I just used some yellow enamel I had around the house. I believe the S emblems used red.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 96,111
Posted By spe1983
I installed this on my MS board, ...

I installed this on my MS board,
http://www.msextra.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=131&t=40365
but haven't tested it yet. My set up has been on the back burner, since i got a 940 that needed work and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 96,111
Posted By spe1983
Did this get you a tach signal on the dash?

Did this get you a tach signal on the dash?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 96,111
Posted By spe1983
kickass good sir. Get some miles on her!!!!

kickass good sir. Get some miles on her!!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 96,111
Posted By spe1983
Yeah, I had done the over axle when I did my 3". ...

Yeah, I had done the over axle when I did my 3". Reason I mention it is that on my 242 when i had it basic lowering springs (uncut) the mud flaps almost dragged on the ground, and it looks like the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 96,111
Posted By spe1983
Yeah the under axle exhaust looks to be almost...

Yeah the under axle exhaust looks to be almost too low. I would almost think 2 more 180 bends would be helpful to toss it overaxle.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 180,857
Posted By spe1983
Looks fantastic. I really need to get my act...

Looks fantastic. I really need to get my act together, and finish my alternator, gas pedal, and intake/fuel rail. Should be lots of fun. :)
Forum: showroom 03-09-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,108
Posted By spe1983
Looks damn good, keep it simple and treat her...

Looks damn good, keep it simple and treat her well.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 96,111
Posted By spe1983
Looks good sir. Very impressive work.

Looks good sir. Very impressive work.
Forum: showroom 02-29-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By spe1983
I got a marine 531 head on ebay for...

I got a marine 531 head on ebay for $50/$50shipping few years back. Came with a slotted k-cam that i sold for well over that. Finally reassembled it and dropped it on my 940 i bought with a bad...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,964
Posted By spe1983
did you use the small denso alt? How did you...

did you use the small denso alt? How did you mount it? Also what are you using as a throttle cable? Great looking car :)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,658
Posted By spe1983
Another option is a Volvo 360 water pump and...

Another option is a Volvo 360 water pump and pulley from a B19 its about 3/4" shorter and allows for much needed clearance for an radiator e-fan. I think its a viable option for this swap as well.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,658
Posted By spe1983
Excellent. I assume you have a large pusher fan...

Excellent. I assume you have a large pusher fan installed, do you have a picture of your intercooler installation with the pusher fan installed on the radiator? Ive been messing around with how...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,658
Posted By spe1983
Congrats, what are you using for a throttle...

Congrats, what are you using for a throttle cable?



I found the one wire temp sender from the top of the B20 fit perfectly in my b230 head location. Have you tried that??
Forum: showroom 12-23-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,353
Posted By spe1983
Gabe, pretty sure driving on that busted front...

Gabe, pretty sure driving on that busted front right wheel did it. Probably knocked the tire off the wheel, and it was scraping on the ground. Sent a massive amount of sparks and caught some sort...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-19-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By spe1983
Try this. ...

Try this. http://www.msextra.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=131&t=40365
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-29-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,563
Posted By spe1983
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://www.msextra.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=131&t=40365

I have the circuit in the proto area. Haven't verified it's working yet.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
Already done. :) And with this car...

Already done. :)



And with this car its all smartass, plus as this is his mild DD a functioning transmission is mucho importante.

Looks like the car will finally deserve the MS decals I...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
That doesn't look like a transmission....

That doesn't look like a transmission....
Forum: events 11-23-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,913
Posted By spe1983
I need to come visit Kerrys house soon, might be...

I need to come visit Kerrys house soon, might be able to make it without breaking down once this new 940 is up and running.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
It'll never work, there are MS ghosts in that car...

It'll never work, there are MS ghosts in that car preventing any installation to succeed!!!!!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,658
Posted By spe1983
I am very interested in what you come up with...

I am very interested in what you come up with regarding the brake master cylinder. An elegant solution to remove the long reaching booster arm of doom would be welcome.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,602
Posted By spe1983
I haven't got mine running yet, but I do have the...

I haven't got mine running yet, but I do have the engine in.

Used the yoshifab mounts and offset 240 engine mounts with the locating tabs cut off. Along with some washers to space the offset...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 29,125
Posted By spe1983
Had my flow tested and cleaned(Bosch part# 0 280...

Had my flow tested and cleaned(Bosch part# 0 280 150 036), came out to 95cc in a 10 second static test, which is 570cc/min or 55lb/hr at 43.5 psi. I can copy the results if interested.

Yeah...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 29,125
Posted By spe1983
Excellent work, can't wait to get my megasquirt...

Excellent work, can't wait to get my megasquirt running on a B230 in my 142. Still finishing the install then using the D-jet injectors with the Datsun FPR, 55lb injectors should be plenty for...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,658
Posted By spe1983
I know exactly how you feel, my mini Denso alt is...

I know exactly how you feel, my mini Denso alt is out for delivery today. Hopefully figuring out an intake and fuel rail this weekend. Lots to work out, but in reality its not terribly difficult.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,658
Posted By spe1983
My 3 row pulley hit on stock sway bars as well, i...

My 3 row pulley hit on stock sway bars as well, i went with a 2 row underdrive pulley. Good luck with the finishing the install.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,658
Posted By spe1983
Don't forget to get the offset 240 engine mounts...

Don't forget to get the offset 240 engine mounts and grind down the alignment pints to use with the yoshifab mounts. They fit great. Post up if you have an alignment problem, with the tranny. I...
Forum: showroom 08-08-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,831
Posted By spe1983
Nahhh it's basically my old 90 245 swapped into a...

Nahhh it's basically my old 90 245 swapped into a 242 body. Swapped everything but the differential.

Excellent job Brett, all you need is a T5 and 300HP to have completed any dreams I had with...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 95,855
Posted By spe1983
No flex on that wastegate piping or downpipe? ...

No flex on that wastegate piping or downpipe? Other than that looks pretty solid, when is the car gonna run??
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
Also Have you been looking at anything else for...

Also Have you been looking at anything else for better breaks or any other suspension/tire upgrade?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
Looks sinister Brett, hopefully you can keep your...

Looks sinister Brett, hopefully you can keep your right foot out of it till you get a tranny set up and eventually a bottom end built up. Hopefully you were able to figure out my crummy wiring when...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
That poor old car ;-)

That poor old car ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
I don't know if you've seen the rest of the car,...

I don't know if you've seen the rest of the car, but this beauty queen requires a dirty engine. :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
Brett, I warned you about that car. If you left...

Brett, I warned you about that car. If you left it alone and just drove it nicely it would be ok. But messing with it, it will take all of your time.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,419
Posted By spe1983
Typical rubbish Chris.

Typical rubbish Chris.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
http://donkeyts.com.s3.amazonaws.com/artifacts/ima...

http://donkeyts.com.s3.amazonaws.com/artifacts/images/design_data/thumb-275x274-design-1315.png
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 63,677
Posted By spe1983
+ = ...

+



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http://www.coolest-homemade-costumes.com/images/coolest-homemade-baby-kool-aid-man-costume-2-21303413.jpg

Looking good sir
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 95,855
Posted By spe1983
What turbo you runnin??? Also did you get new...

What turbo you runnin??? Also did you get new hoses made for the power steering relocation?? I was always curious about doing that myself.

Side note, why the decision on the coiled clear wire...
Forum: showroom 06-03-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,328
Posted By spe1983
Brings a tear to my eye to see my labor of love...

Brings a tear to my eye to see my labor of love being treated proper by Brett. :w00t:
Forum: showroom 05-16-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By spe1983
Yeah that was to be expected. Did you pull the...

Yeah that was to be expected. Did you pull the interior so that it doesn't get ruined?? Also now that you are a pro, can you diagnose my driver side leaking moon roof drains?? It leaks just about...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By spe1983
Did you pull the moonroof assembly out of the...

Did you pull the moonroof assembly out of the yellow?? Looks like a very nice ride, just need some swanky new interior and you'll be set. I think the C70 needs the hard suspension.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 20,492
Posted By spe1983
Do you have a compressor with the in/out ports on...

Do you have a compressor with the in/out ports on the back? I've got an AC hose set up and vacuum pump that runs off of compressed air you can use to get it going. I think there are convertors for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 20,492
Posted By spe1983
Beautiful windshield I needed one so bad in my...

Beautiful windshield I needed one so bad in my 242 that i left the trim surround off the windshield as motivation. Never ended up getting it and sold it. Headlights look great. Does the AC work??
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