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Old 12-13-2006, 06:09 PM   #1
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Default 242 - a beer drinker's transportation

I purchased this car off ebay three years ago in attempts to fuel my volvo hunger.

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B21 block
Bored .02 over
decked .01
Main alignment checked
O-ring
Crank ground .01, polished, balanced
H-beam rods
custom ross pistons
teflon scraper








398 cylinder head
pocket ported, matched, & polished
smoothed chambers
new guides, valves, seals, locks, etc.
milled & cc'd @ 54cc per chamber
5 angle grind
double valve springs (150 seated, 210 open)
ipd turbo cam (we'll see),k2gt for backup & adj. gear






proturbo header, makeshaft intake, holset hy35w turbo





put it all together...



Ford Cobra T5 & John Parker adapter, aluminum flywheel



Ben Kaplan suspension


TruTrac LSD, watts link



BIG brakes

wilwood master


megasquirt




She has not turned over yet. Hopefully over Christmas break.
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:12 PM   #2
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getting some new rear brakes to complete the look? tis a beast of a car, should be a blast to drive.
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:33 PM   #3
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Very thorough, nice build.

But why a beer drinkers transportation? ha ha
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:40 PM   #4
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very wild

should be loads of fun. that thing is gonna put down some interesting numbers
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:41 PM   #5
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Quinn you dog, you. Goin all out, and doing it correctly...such a monster of a car.
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:44 PM   #6
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dude that is seriously the most bad-ass **** evar
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:48 PM   #7
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most certainly the nicest build on the board.
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:59 PM   #8
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Why does the crank scraper have all those nuts and bolts on the side where there is no teflon?
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Old 12-13-2006, 07:10 PM   #9
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This is looking to be the nicest 242 since Doug's. I can't wait to see how this turns out.
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Old 12-13-2006, 07:19 PM   #10
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Dude! I can't stop looking at your car. Excellent work!
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Old 12-13-2006, 07:55 PM   #11
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very nice! +1 to what everyone else said
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:02 PM   #12
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like whoa
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:05 PM   #13
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very nice!
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:53 PM   #14
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Why does the crank scraper have all those nuts and bolts on the side where there is no teflon?
I'm thinking it has something to do with the b20, don't quote me.

thanks for kind words, updates will be here from now on.
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:54 PM   #15
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I envy you....

What turbo is that? Where did you get the Watts and the Valve Springs? Also, what wheels are those?
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:00 PM   #16
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I have to ask.
Do you need to get laid? Or does that car do it for you?
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:00 PM   #17
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^^ there is text inbetween the pics, i missed it the first time too

that is nothing short of a BAMF mobile...

4point cage? is that also a fresh coat of paint on the outside or the original nicely cleaned up?
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:02 PM   #18
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I envy you....

What turbo is that? Where did you get the Watts and the Valve Springs? Also, what wheels are those?
holset hy35w, watts from steffanson (pat), valve springs are comp cams (p/n a secret), konig reign 17" require spacers - for sale.

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^^ there is text inbetween the pics, i missed it the first time too

that is nothing short of a BAMF mobile...

4point cage? is that also a fresh coat of paint on the outside or the original nicely cleaned up?
10 pt. cage, new quarter panel, door, and paint, smooth as glass. Thanks. BAMF? Big ass mother ?
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:04 PM   #19
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damn that is balltastic
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:20 PM   #20
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Paint the valve cover nuts. or get them polished.
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Old 12-14-2006, 12:51 AM   #21
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AWESOME work man!!!! Cant wait for you to get the thing fired up....and them you can do my 405 head!!!
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Old 12-14-2006, 03:01 AM   #22
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Damn.
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Old 12-14-2006, 03:35 AM   #23
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Nicest "home built" car on this forum. Nicer than my stuff included!

The watts linkage is so hawt
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Old 12-14-2006, 04:11 AM   #24
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Wow, that is pimp. Good job on the build, can't wait to see it when it's done!
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Old 12-14-2006, 04:30 AM   #25
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Great work, you deserve applause
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