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Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Coupid
I upload to the IMGbb website on my phone. You...

I upload to the IMGbb website on my phone. You can get BBcode links straight from the site and paste them into TB. Please do, I want to see more photos of that thing. I'd recommend a denso assuming...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 690,322
Posted By Coupid
congrats on the move! I've always loved your 142...

congrats on the move! I've always loved your 142 so I'm glad to hear it will be back under the knife soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Not much to report, just been driving it a lot on...

Not much to report, just been driving it a lot on the weekends. I replaced the airbox to turbo hose since I noticed the old one was completely rigid. There was a lot of oil in it and the turbo had...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 263,535
Posted By Coupid
Oh my word! Are you going to come to the...

Oh my word! Are you going to come to the Slorolling drive on the 26th? If so, will you be sporting these?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 263,535
Posted By Coupid
ooooh can't wait to see the end result here!

ooooh can't wait to see the end result here!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Howíd that work out? My Momo hub finally...

Howíd that work out?

My Momo hub finally showed up! Got everything installed a few days ago:

https://i.ibb.co/MkMDMng/4-FE7-F985-AA68-4266-8901-1-ADEA00-F13-F6.jpg (https://ibb.co/Jj5R5nc)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,410
Posted By Coupid
Have you cleaned the contacts in the switch?

Have you cleaned the contacts in the switch?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,600
Posted By Coupid
I have always loved that thing! What are your...

I have always loved that thing! What are your plans?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
I bought the last 9 that ipd had in stock. I...

I bought the last 9 that ipd had in stock. I can’t find them anywhere now.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
I replaced the blower motor and bought a Momo...

I replaced the blower motor and bought a Momo Cobra. The adapter hub arrives Monday, can’t wait to get rid of the airbag! https://i.ibb.co/x1ghtZJ/6-CA43961-37-CA-4-E18-962-E-DC5-D97-A6-D840.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Deferred maintenance log day 279: I pulled...

Deferred maintenance log day 279:

I pulled the throttle body off for a clean and new gasket. It was pretty yucky and the gasket was super fried. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Oh man that was a pain. The carrier bearing...

Oh man that was a pain. The carrier bearing support was totally shot. The u-joints were in good shape so I didn’t touch them.

My driveshaft is a little different than all the other ones I have...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Thanks Alex! I got the cup holder armrest,...

Thanks Alex!

I got the cup holder armrest, strut tower brace and new carpet installed in the last week. Loving all three upgrades!
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,674
Posted By Coupid
Oh my god! I have always admired this build. Was...

Oh my god! I have always admired this build. Was just thinking last night that I needed another 142/242. To top it all, smog exempt....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Yeah exactly, I had done so much work on it...

Yeah exactly, I had done so much work on it recently I figured the radio suppression relay got some power steering fluid on it or some connection at the fuse panel was loose from the heater core...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Quick update, that was an easy fix... I’m an...

Quick update, that was an easy fix... I’m an idiot https://i.ibb.co/L6XZdcb/254-C0636-5-F48-4-AA7-98-B8-684403440-FE5.jpg (https://ibb.co/RPkDTsZ)
upload img (https://imgbb.com/)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
So last night I went to leave town for the...

So last night I went to leave town for the Targa805 and only made it about 8 miles. The car felt great heading up highway 154. As we crested the grade, I tapped the steering wheel and said ďnice...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 263,535
Posted By Coupid
The end result looks worth it, but man that looks...

The end result looks worth it, but man that looks like a ton of work! I'm getting ready to head up to Paso for Targa805. Can't wait to see your Amazon in person again!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,271
Posted By Coupid
That is a great looking coupe! The paint looks...

That is a great looking coupe! The paint looks great to me from the photos at least
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Installed the new Febi unit and went for a test...

Installed the new Febi unit and went for a test drive. The shifter still moves more than I would like when I hit bumps in the road but it doesn’t move around when I accelerate or brake like it had...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
My shifter seems to be moving around a lot more...

My shifter seems to be moving around a lot more that it used to. I replaced the mount with a meyle HD unit from IPD. I didn’t do the rubber mount conversion until November. Is it possible that the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 184,344
Posted By Coupid
That looks awesome! Good luck with the tune

That looks awesome! Good luck with the tune
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 184,344
Posted By Coupid
Oooooooh can’t wait to see them on the car!

Oooooooh can’t wait to see them on the car!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Thatís on my to do list. A week from tomorrow I...

Thatís on my to do list. A week from tomorrow I am taking it on Targa 805 up in Bradley, CA

On the grocery store run last night I noticed the defroster and sunroof switch lamps werenít on. Emilia...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 462,497
Posted By Coupid
940 interiors are so nice! Such a sharp looking...

940 interiors are so nice! Such a sharp looking car. GLWS
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Thanks! My do88 and IPD lower brace arrived...

Thanks!

My do88 and IPD lower brace arrived yesterday.

After a few false starts at trimming the rubber on the mounts I got the intercooler installed
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 35,979
Posted By Coupid
I'll take the ecodes!

I'll take the ecodes!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
https://i.ibb.co/g7LMz2K/C235-E822-295-A-463-B-B9-...

https://i.ibb.co/g7LMz2K/C235-E822-295-A-463-B-B9-F6-2-A587-F0-DD81-D.jpg (https://ibb.co/RSkpzFw)

Yucky old belts pictured above.

Belts are all sorted and PS fluid is fully red after 4.5...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
No photos to share but I wanted to flush the...

No photos to share but I wanted to flush the brakes since according to the records they hadn’t been since September of 2017. It went easy and really improved pedal feel.

I did it with the car on...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 35,979
Posted By Coupid
great job on the interior. I think those panels...

great job on the interior. I think those panels are used for passenger airbags on later cars. Mine is also kinda a disaster. I think the glovebox lock tears them out over the years. Mine is basically...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,225
Posted By Coupid
awesome work Erik! This thing looks incredible

awesome work Erik! This thing looks incredible
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Yeah I'm sure it will make a huge difference and...

Yeah I'm sure it will make a huge difference and I'll ultimately make the right decision and go for it lol.




Haha that is a classic, thanks for the kind words!



That's probably the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 80,163
Posted By Coupid
What a mess man! Way to have a sense of humor...

What a mess man! Way to have a sense of humor about it. Just keep pushing and eventually you’ll get them to do the right(er) thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Okay that’s what I’ll do. I just wanted to make...

Okay that’s what I’ll do. I just wanted to make sure the new aftermarket ones weren’t known to be exceptionally horrible or something.

The stock starla system arrived from FCP today. Very...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Is cleaning the original the preferred solution...

Is cleaning the original the preferred solution when compared to buying a new aftermarket one from IPD?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
I got the same error message, it bet it will be...

I got the same error message, it bet it will be another two weeks before itís resolved.

Yeah at that point might as well find a local exhaust shop that will just make a nice 2.5 or 3 inch mandrel...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Okay I reread the thread and confirmed I will...

Okay I reread the thread and confirmed I will need to trim the dust shields.

My new exhaust is still showing as stuck in Georgia so I decided to reinstall the resonator (since it wasn’t totally...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Still waiting on the fcp exhaust system to make...

Still waiting on the fcp exhaust system to make it out of Georgia due to that storm.

My Kaplhenke QSRCs arrived a few days ago so I got right to work disassembling the front suspension. Here is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,917
Posted By Coupid
When I did it, I used the following ebay links....

When I did it, I used the following ebay links. pretty sure they aren't genuine denso parts but they seemed to be well constructed and they have worked fine in my alternator.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
The downpipe heat shield was definitely causing a...

The downpipe heat shield was definitely causing a major rattle. With that off and the sound gone I noticed a few exhaust leaks. The rear muffler looked like a disaster and the rest of the exhaust...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 345,240
Posted By Coupid
Oooh that looks nice!

Oooh that looks nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Installed the new cap, rotor and plug wires...

Installed the new cap, rotor and plug wires today. Old stuff looked fine but worn. I bought a new preheat hose but when I took the old one off I noticed that the heat shield on the Downpipe was...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 734,755
Posted By Coupid
I've found that a nice balance between working on...

I've found that a nice balance between working on my 745 and riding bikes is the way to go. At the start of the pandemic I was riding a ton whenever I had a free moment but I have backed that off a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,225
Posted By Coupid
that looks great! Can't wait to hear more about...

that looks great! Can't wait to hear more about engine and suspension
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Okay good, I felt bad it took me so long to get...

Okay good, I felt bad it took me so long to get to some of this maintenance but it just ran so well so I didnít feel especially compelled. The other three looked better than that one.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
So this thread has basically just switched to...

So this thread has basically just switched to maintenance lol.

As I said above, the #1 spark plug looked horrible https://i.ibb.co/ZNR5BJ5/E9-AC6-D0-D-B3-D1-464-D-8-FA0-6825-A5166810.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Alright just started the wagon up after the...

Alright just started the wagon up after the timing belt and water pump replacement. I used a Volvo water pump, tensioner spring and belt from ipd. I had to use some aftermarket tensioner since that...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Keith came through with the tool today so now I...

Keith came through with the tool today so now I donít have an excuse to get this job done! I swapped the mustang and the Volvo In The garage spaces so the volvo is right by the tools (and any spilled...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Thanks Keith! I told them to hold off on shipping...

Thanks Keith! I told them to hold off on shipping the parts until they had the tool in stock. Last I heard that would be 1/18. At this point I think Iíll just wait since I wonít have much time to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,294
Posted By Coupid
Im still waiting for ipd to get more crank holder...

Im still waiting for ipd to get more crank holder tools so I can do the timing belt and water pump. In the mean time I’ve just been enjoying driving the car around town. Here are a few photos of my...
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