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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes it is, don't lose it or mix it up with other...

Yes it is, don't lose it or mix it up with other parts.

Have fun cleaning off the old gasket and good luck with the new seal.

:x:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 243
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ This, Post in wanted for some cool weather...

^ This,

Post in wanted for some cool weather coastal seals, redo the curve down reliefs, and add 10" to the tail of the guide seal.

Or do the apache thing and add the 10" to the top run, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 243
Posted By Redwood Chair
They say it fits real tight, and you'd still be...

They say it fits real tight, and you'd still be fabricating the corners & bends.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 243
Posted By Redwood Chair
You and everybody else. ...

You and everybody else.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=6245622
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 243
Posted By Redwood Chair
NLA afik.

NLA afik.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Redwood Chair
The shim on the output bearing are for that...

The shim on the output bearing are for that particular transmission, and the bell housings are consistently machined so they will swap as long as you use the shim that came with it or one of equal...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Redwood Chair
Ya the GT grills fit the fog lights pretty...

Ya the GT grills fit the fog lights pretty closely.

The trick is to take the pins out of the top push it back a little then lift the grill and swing the bottom out first so it doesn't hang up on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 226
Posted By Redwood Chair
Are you making enough power to warrant a noisy T5?

Are you making enough power to warrant a noisy T5?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,517
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d4/8f/b5/d48fb55cc2...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d4/8f/b5/d48fb55cc2981757240eb73def5b80c3.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 944
Posted By Redwood Chair
I have NOS 16" Anco inserts.

I have NOS 16" Anco inserts.
Forum: website & board 01-17-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Then you can make a complaint thread...

:nod:

Then you can make a complaint thread in Off Topic when you don't get your sheet in a week.

:lol:
Forum: website & board 01-17-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Redwood Chair
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rtDAK7Umk7A" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 02:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://th.bing.com/th/id/R.d7385de19ee43d445d523d...

https://th.bing.com/th/id/R.d7385de19ee43d445d523d664a276347?rik=aCrRlg6lr07GPA&pid=ImgRaw&r=0
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 01:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: The engine in my 82 245 Turbo has...

:nod:

The engine in my 82 245 Turbo has always been very strong as these things go.

Bought it at 212K and with 322K on it now it just passed CALISMOG™ with flying colors *evil* K-jet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 01:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
Perhaps I should have laid the blame at the feet...

Perhaps I should have laid the blame at the feet of the guilty piston steered party, but I thought the colloquially known on TB 'skinny rod' motor might be a more expedient descriptor.

:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
Whelp he does have a B23 with flat top pistons so...

Whelp he does have a B23 with flat top pistons so that's a great start for a long term power plant without the annoying skinny rod piston slap.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Well then sit in your spider hole and...

:nod:

Well then sit in your spider hole and wait for a stick shift diesel or 82 to show up in the junkyards and get one to plug and play.

:godlike:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
True enough, 185-70-14 sedan tires to OG 185 R 14...

True enough, 185-70-14 sedan tires to OG 185 R 14 wagon size tires is almost 4%.

Which is why I put smallish for a 245 195-70-14s @24.75" Ø tires on the 86 245 to tone down the 3.31's a bit.
Had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 992
Posted By Redwood Chair
I always thought cars were another tool, just...

I always thought cars were another tool, just like any other machine?

Buthowthehellduwino?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Anything but the emissions / flat on...

:nod:

Anything but the emissions / flat on it's face M cam.

Still a rare bear ratio tho...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
So then the 3.54s would work then especially with...

So then the 3.54s would work then especially with a T cam for a little more oomph.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
An AW71 would only come on a 740 or 240 Turbo and...

An AW71 would only come on a 740 or 240 Turbo and have 3.73s out back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
The 354s were also available in the 740 / 1031...

The 354s were also available in the 740 / 1031 flavor in a limited model range, also forgot to mention the 240 D24 stick shift cars also used it, but all in all a pretty rare bear.

My 240 Turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Redwood Chair
That was the stock setup for 240 Turbos. ...

That was the stock setup for 240 Turbos.

Obviously cruising speed is the determining factor, but at 55mph a healthy stock 240 Turbo / M46 car will return 30mpg with numbers plummeting as the speed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 992
Posted By Redwood Chair
Dafuq the link's showing $70 to me not bad but...

Dafuq the link's showing $70 to me not bad but not earth shaking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 992
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lol pay your shipping on TB? :roll:

Lol pay your shipping on TB?

:roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 944
Posted By Redwood Chair
Buy some 17s for a Toyota pickup?

Buy some 17s for a Toyota pickup?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Redwood Chair
Well Enough Alone

Also due to the fact that seal quality these days is highly suspect, I'd advise leaving in there if it's not leaking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Redwood Chair
If you're cave manning it, it'll take a couple...

If you're cave manning it, it'll take a couple pretty stout screwdrivers to pry that out.

Ask me how I know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Redwood Chair
Pistons are easy to find. Having the bores...

Pistons are easy to find.

Having the bores sleeved on the other hand is expensive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 01:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Redwood Chair
Do you have the special glue for the dust boots? ...

Do you have the special glue for the dust boots?

And new O rings to rejoin the halves?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 944
Posted By Redwood Chair
Bosch Excel blades come with the plastic adapter...

Bosch Excel blades come with the plastic adapter piece for the 140 style bayonet arms.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/114116270595
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,706
Posted By Redwood Chair
Tb newb performance faq...

Tb newb performance faq (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=271886)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Redwood Chair
:doh: Or pull one out and use that. ...

:doh:

Or pull one out and use that.

Obviously.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Redwood Chair
You need a spare spark plug to do that old school...

You need a spare spark plug to do that old school test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By Redwood Chair
Pay The Man

:uh:

HD Front Strut - 240 260 (https://www.ipdusa.com/products/4952/HD-Front-Strut-240-260-for-Volvo-Bilstein-B6-34181539-274235-100196)

https://www.ipdusa.com/Media/36235/Large/36235.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,058
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: Shipping to OZstralier is no joke.

:lol:

Shipping to OZstralier is no joke.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,058
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/4hcAAOSwVOVhPCS5/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/4hcAAOSwVOVhPCS5/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/508f1bf8-6cc9-46f...

https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/508f1bf8-6cc9-46f4-b8be-351214514a9c_1.027e4e366d665f741e25926bacad791b.jpeg?odnHeight=612&odnWidth=612&odnBg=FFFFFF
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By Redwood Chair
Start by zip tying the MC resovoir down, put 20...

Start by zip tying the MC resovoir down, put 20 PSI in the motive, begin in the back when swapping calipers and do one corner at a time.

Moving to the fronts bleed the top nipple first since air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Redwood Chair
Nothing in the local junkyards?

Nothing in the local junkyards?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Redwood Chair
A sheet of 73" x 40.5" double wall fridge box...

A sheet of 73" x 40.5" double wall fridge box cardboard and a Home Depot 5x8 silver tarp is what I use.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Redwood Chair
No.

No.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6239...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6239429&postcount=30
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Redwood Chair
Search 'commando swap' in showroom and...

Search 'commando swap' in showroom and maintenance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Redwood Chair
Strange I thought you guys loved the big bumper...

Strange I thought you guys loved the big bumper cars over there?

The bumpers will swap but the bumper filler trim is different as well as the location and shape of the mounting holes for it.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Remember to retighten the pivot bolt...

:nod:

Remember to retighten the pivot bolt after adjusting the belt tension or it will fall out.
Forum: website & board 12-31-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By Redwood Chair
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Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By Redwood Chair
On a stock 240 4 wheel alignment usually shows...

On a stock 240 4 wheel alignment usually shows the right rear wheel back 1/4" which moves forward to it's proper position when the car is underway.

Most good old school alignment shops know this...
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