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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 03:08 PM
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Posted By RR
Brilliant and practical...thanks again. RR

Brilliant and practical...thanks again. RR
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By RR
Got it!

Got it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By RR
Pushrods and timing...nice to learn new stuff at...

Pushrods and timing...nice to learn new stuff at my age!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By RR
Good advice, thanks.

Good advice, thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By RR
Noted:)

Noted:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By RR
Do I even need to pull the dizzy gear to pull and...

Do I even need to pull the dizzy gear to pull and reinstall cam?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By RR
Thanks again Dave. That's kinda what I was...

Thanks again Dave. That's kinda what I was thinking but needed to hear from you.

Cheers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By RR
1970 142 Camshaft R/R and distributor gear...

Ok, I have done enough searching and youtubing...here's my question...

1970 142 with B20B engine, I have the head off to the machine shop for necessary refurbing, 123 ignition on bench ready to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-29-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By RR
Yes I may, unless I determine that...

spending the extra $$$ for the 123 is worth the extra money, and considering that I am burning California fuel.

Maybe you can send me a few photos...209.256.0209

Thanks, Rick
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-29-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By RR
Sorry, I should have stated...

that I have no real budgetary constraints...

RR
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-29-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By RR
No I really don't have...

a budget for the dizzy, unless I can figure out if I can find a Pertronix drop in. I am willing to jump to the 123...this car is my keeper.

Thanks again for the links.

Rick
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-27-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By RR
Timing light to determine if I have...

spark or not, and no tag. I am sure there is an etching on it; will see once I pull the dizzy out.

Thanks
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-27-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By RR
I will know the Bosch #...

once I determine my no-spark issue...waiting on a timing light.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-27-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By RR
Does anyone know the part #

for the Pertronix replacement distributor, for 1970 142S?

Thanks in advance, Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Well, yes...

and no. My B20B replacement cap had a recessed alignment notch, instead of a protruding alignment notch; aligning cap with distributor. I found this out after ordering what I thought was the correct...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thanks again

for your help here. Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Noted,

thanks again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Well...

When I started adjusting the valves, there was no clearance at all. I adjusted them all to spec.

The timing has been addressed, though found out I have a b20E distributor cap on my B20B; but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
No oil leaks...

out of the bellhousing or anywhere else I can see. I feel like the head work is going to happen, and a cam plus the cam gear which I believe to be my restart problem....

RR
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thanks for the great info...

it is very helpful on this project...I have done several 240/740/940 rebuilds and this is my first 140 pushrod rebuild. I got the registration transferred here in CA, (lien sale, registration...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By RR
Interesting, yeah I would like hands free...

Interesting, yeah I would like hands free bluetooth phone and apple apps and modern stuff. Found a Continental single din that is sort of retro, but has all the features and requires cutting....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By RR
Yes, 1970

Yes, 1970
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2022, 12:47 PM
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Views: 1,271
Posted By RR
Hear ya, thanks.

Hear ya, thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By RR
Radio fitment on 142...

In the regular position on the 142; can someone tell me if the modern single din stereos fit without cutting the dash?

Thank, Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Hello John, thanks for the help here; and you...

Hello John, thanks for the help here; and you were right about valve adjustments...couple videos and your help got them adjusted and compression test performed.

Verdict, every valve was out of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thanks again John, I will formulate a plan a...

Thanks again John, I will formulate a plan a little better once I get compression numbers.

Hey what would you do if you had this car and the gas had been sitting in it for several years. I made...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thanks again John

Thanks again John
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Good point, thanks! Though if I change the cam...

Good point, thanks! Though if I change the cam gear I am probably going to drop in a hotter cam...then...

Cheers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Very good, will consider this. Will do the...

Very good, will consider this. Will do the compression test with all the plugs out, as my very busy sweetie will be turning the key.

Would static timing set at 16 degrees advance, (right side of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
That is great help here, and that is the next...

That is great help here, and that is the next step in the engine bay. As time is an issue, I may farm this out...maybe not. I have a buddy who has done some head work on my 240 and I miss seeing him...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:50 AM
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Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Yes, B20B...

Yes, B20B...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thanks again John...that all makes sense. ...

Thanks again John...that all makes sense.

Cheers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
John, is it acceptable to do compression check...

John, is it acceptable to do compression check with the cabs off the engine? I will have the gas line off, of course and the coil wire pulled.

Whate are good compression numbers for a pushrod of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Thank you for your thoughts. Rick

Thank you for your thoughts. Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,559
Posted By RR
Reconditioning a 142 to streetable...

condition.

I just acquired a solid 1970 142 with B20 and twin SU carbs with manual transmission.

I have rebuilt several 240/740/940's, but this is my first 142. I have replaced all the fluids...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,892
Posted By RR
We figured it out...

The next day after trying to bleed and firm up brakes; there was no fluid in the master cylinder at all...it all leaked out of both front brake hard line fittings.

So after fiddling a bit,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,892
Posted By RR
Calipers on correctly...

Did not replace the rubber lines, though now I know I should have...nor did I bleed the rear brake drums. I suspect this combo of errors are the culprit.

I have an Amazon expert droppong by on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,892
Posted By RR
122 Brakes can't firm up the pedal...

Ok, so I replaced the rotors, cleaned them off; new calipers and pads, hard lines in and now we are bleeding them manually.

We cannot, however get the brake pedal to firm up. After plenty of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,702
Posted By RR
Well then, having done most of the fixes...

Well then, having done most of the fixes separately, here is my thought...

I am thinking assemble the new strut assembly, then while the control arm is off, loose fit the ball joints so I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,702
Posted By RR
Ok, let me rephrase...where would you start; with...

Ok, let me rephrase...where would you start; with the goal of making this as painless as possible?

Thanks again, Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,702
Posted By RR
Replacing entire front components...

Ok, I have taken the entire front suspension off the Mission district rescue; going back with all new components including Bilsteins HD, except w/stock springs...everything else new.

So here is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,939
Posted By RR
Thanks for your input...

It appears my Bilsteins have shipped and am going that route.

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,939
Posted By RR
Anyone here have experience with BR...

Coilover Kit supplied by FCP? https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-br-series-coilover-kit-740-940-zg-09br#description

I have Bilsteins on order from IPD and they are slow to come, then I ran...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,982
Posted By RR
Thanks!

Yep I figured I would have do do some engineering on this one. Thanks again. Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,982
Posted By RR
Amazon weird IPD sway bushing bracket...

Ok, so I am working on replacing the sway bar bushings to chassis brackets; which I have done many times before...

However, instead of having 2 bolt holes, which on the IPD bushing kits; my 1966...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,769
Posted By RR
I'm good to go now...

Thanks to your replies. Cheers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,769
Posted By RR
Ha, I use my cocktail for an armrest..however,

Did you have to modify the top of the shifter housing, or just bush it up?

Thanks again, Rick
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,769
Posted By RR
Thanks again,

I'm checking it out now...Cheers
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