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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 12:28 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
Took the car to Mountain Meet, and I was very...

Took the car to Mountain Meet, and I was very happy with how it did. It handled way better than I expected it would. I managed to keep up in the twisties, but people left me on the uphill straights....
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 11:51 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 431,268
Posted By MikeJr.
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: events 09-23-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
I believe there are 3 showers in the lodge if I...

I believe there are 3 showers in the lodge if I remember correctly. None outdoors though.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 431,268
Posted By MikeJr.
I can't wait to see this thing in person, and...

I can't wait to see this thing in person, and hopefully take a ride in it.
Forum: events 09-21-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
:lol: <iframe width="560" height="315"...

:lol:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lSXd5aBxQvA" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: events 09-21-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
Man...There's going to be a tent city outside the...

Man...There's going to be a tent city outside the lodge
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/171980795.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
I got some better ducting and mated the 140...

I got some better ducting and mated the 140 original intake tube to it. Still need to get a few hose clamps, but it should work.

https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/171978564.jpg...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
I'm always amazed how many stars you can see in...

I'm always amazed how many stars you can see in the night sky up there.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 175,149
Posted By MikeJr.
You, Me, and Andrew got to get some pictures of...

You, Me, and Andrew got to get some pictures of all 3 amazons together.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
Adding to the last minute prep before Mountain...

Adding to the last minute prep before Mountain Meet I decided to add some fresh air to see it I can get this thing triple digit hp. Pops picked me up a SU airbox off of a 140 from Voluparts here in...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 431,268
Posted By MikeJr.
Damn that’s crazy

Damn that’s crazy
Forum: events 09-17-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
Bummer Wren. You're a big part of this meet, and...

Bummer Wren. You're a big part of this meet, and you will be missed. Sorry for your loss.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
I want to find one of the original radio block...

I want to find one of the original radio block off plates and run a hidden head unit with blue tooth. I want to hide some speakers in the kick plate area, and in the package tray. I want it to look...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
I really want to start focusing on the interior....

I really want to start focusing on the interior. Rebuild seats, add carpet, radio, a/c. I've been running the stripped down version of this car for to long.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
Eventually I do want to go ahead and rebuild the...

Eventually I do want to go ahead and rebuild the seats with foam and everything. I'd like to find some 123GT seat recliners first.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 175,149
Posted By MikeJr.
The problem is that you have too many cars. You...

The problem is that you have too many cars. You should just sell this one to me.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 175,149
Posted By MikeJr.
Man I hope you bring this to MM. I can’t get...

Man I hope you bring this to MM. I can’t get enough of this car.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
I’ll do that though I think most of the problem...

I’ll do that though I think most of the problem is the cushions are to far gone, but if I can get some support back it’ll be worth it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,474
Posted By MikeJr.
5 year update :-P Replaced the rear rubber...

5 year update :-P

Replaced the rear rubber brake hose, and blew out all the hard lines with brake cleaner and compressed air, and bleed the brakes several time until there was zero air. Then I ...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
Been doing some Mountain Meet prep this month to...

Been doing some Mountain Meet prep this month to get this thing ready. Finally stage zero'ed the suspension, steering, and sorted out the brake issue. New rubber bushings all around, new steering...
Forum: events 08-30-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
Food money for 2 sent

Food money for 2 sent
Forum: events 08-16-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
Bring the Amazon. I've finally decided that I'm...

Bring the Amazon. I've finally decided that I'm going to bring mine, and if Andrew brings his will have a trio of Amazons.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 479,222
Posted By MikeJr.
Did American drive shaft quote you one of those...

Did American drive shaft quote you one of those prices? Last time I used them it was around $350
Forum: events 07-30-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
<iframe width="961" height="721"...

<iframe width="961" height="721" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/u9-EYRnveeE" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 479,222
Posted By MikeJr.
To bad you're not down around my area. There is a...

To bad you're not down around my area. There is a great custom drive shaft shop in Marietta.
https://www.americandriveshaftservice.com/
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
Sort of… I bought some new 15x7 Fuchs knock...

Sort of…
I bought some new 15x7 Fuchs knock offs already. It currently has 14x5 on it now. Plus tires will be in the $400 range. New suspension bits will be in the ballpark of $1500 and I’ll have to...
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
Not sure what to bring this year XC70?...

Not sure what to bring this year
XC70? Comfortable, wagon camping, nice on the offroad trails (if anyone does that this year), terrible on the curvy roads, but a nice cruiser. Its a volvo going to a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 431,268
Posted By MikeJr.
Slick

Slick
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 431,268
Posted By MikeJr.
That looks great man!

That looks great man!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2021, 10:44 AM
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Views: 431,268
Posted By MikeJr.
Those gauges look great

Those gauges look great
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,500
Posted By MikeJr.
I currently have 15x7.5 widened stock steelies on...

I currently have 15x7.5 widened stock steelies on mine with Hankook 225/45ZR15s on them
They fit fine, no rubbing, and they handle great. Parking lot turning honestly feels about the same as it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,987
Posted By MikeJr.
You can also use a Borg Warner T5 (Very plentiful...

You can also use a Borg Warner T5 (Very plentiful in the States, not sure about France) and use this adaptor
https://www.deeworks.ca/product/t5-bellhousing-to-t5-transmission-adapter/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,877
Posted By MikeJr.
Safer=better Volvo thought so too that's why...

Safer=better
Volvo thought so too that's why they upgraded the late model Amazons to a dual, boosted, system. Plus boosted is so much nicer on a street car IMO.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,877
Posted By MikeJr.
Here are some more pictures of the dual brake...

Here are some more pictures of the dual brake line set up on that same car if anyone is interested.
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170861055.jpg
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/170861056.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,877
Posted By MikeJr.
I've had the same issue on my single circuit...

I've had the same issue on my single circuit system since I've owned my 122. I've just gotten used to them sucking.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=325555

I've decided to just...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 115,444
Posted By MikeJr.
Street shot ...

Street shot
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/171509883.jpg
Forum: events 03-11-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
It's looking that way. My threes sons should all...

It's looking that way. My threes sons should all be attending as usual, but this time they may all be driving their own individual cars. :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 114,131
Posted By MikeJr.
Sounds pretty good

Sounds pretty good
Forum: events 03-04-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
I'll be wagon camping again this year.

I'll be wagon camping again this year.
Forum: events 03-03-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,308
Posted By MikeJr.
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 114,131
Posted By MikeJr.
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 431,268
Posted By MikeJr.
https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/171406600.jpg

https://pbase.com/mikejr/image/171406600.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,739
Posted By MikeJr.
I've always liked that green on green color...

I've always liked that green on green color combo. Very cool
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
House stuff ...

House stuff
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=6147171#post6147171
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
Not really, but I try to make it look like I do...

Not really, but I try to make it look like I do :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
Well let me make one first and see how it goes. I...

Well let me make one first and see how it goes. I have no problem making a few for you guys.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
I think the red interior will be flashy enough...

I think the red interior will be flashy enough for me. Plus the gold rims with polished lips. I also plan on blinging the sh!t out of the engine bay with lots of polished metal and chrome.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
I do agree. I’m really just leaning to the beige...

I do agree. I’m really just leaning to the beige and red. I think freshened up beige would look pretty good.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
I thought about making one for you actually

I thought about making one for you actually
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 149,099
Posted By MikeJr.
Yeah I've had everything I need to inject mine...

Yeah I've had everything I need to inject mine for a while. I just need to do it. I have the B20 sitting on a stand, and an FI head. I may just get and IPD street torque cam kit and call it a day....
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