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Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By James M
I mean sure you can I've seen 240s with a hole...

I mean sure you can
I've seen 240s with a hole cut for the dizzy, but that's a lemons car not someone's DD or project worth getting BARd
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By James M
You'll definitely want the construction and...

You'll definitely want the construction and function manual right away, IMO the most helpful piece of Kjet literature when you are first getting to know the system...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By James M
Mmm mmm I smell parts cannon for dinner If...

Mmm mmm I smell parts cannon for dinner

If you are not going to take the time to learn how it works and properly test/diag than yes, a carb is definitely the way to go
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By James M
Seems more likely the car stalled and the oil...

Seems more likely the car stalled and the oil pressure light came on as a result. As mentioned check alt output and battery terminals, hell try to start the car again and see what happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By James M
Don't some 80s Hondas and GM cars have an ECU? ...

Don't some 80s Hondas and GM cars have an ECU?

But yeah not on a Volvo. Good luck with your +t, going to be a good bit different than the normal LH +t regularly done here
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By James M
You can roll that knowledge into the next job,...

You can roll that knowledge into the next job, younger you are the longer you have to use that knowledge too. I don't blame the guy, if he'll never see another Kjet car it may not make sense to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By James M
Learning isn't age dependent If the car runs...

Learning isn't age dependent

If the car runs well the Kjet system may never need touched.

A penta Webber downdraft kit might be the cheapest and simplest solution if you are set on running a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By James M
You're mechanic is a boomer, Kjet isn't hard to...

You're mechanic is a boomer, Kjet isn't hard to fix if you know how to read a few manuals and have the right pressure gauge
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By James M
Time to buy her another 240 as a spare

Time to buy her another 240 as a spare
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By James M
Oh man did you get the cool personal mechanic job...

Oh man did you get the cool personal mechanic job that was on Facebook?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By James M
Bottom TOB is for the Borg and Beck clutch kit,...

Bottom TOB is for the Borg and Beck clutch kit, hopefully just dealing with the wrong TOB
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By James M
Clutch fork is what I believe you are describing ...

Clutch fork is what I believe you are describing

Yeah do NOT grease where the bearing touches the fingers. I wouldn't think it would make noise but you never know.

If this is the style TOB (for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By James M
I have greased a total of 0 TOBings (although I...

I have greased a total of 0 TOBings (although I do grease the input shaft snout that the TOB rides on) in my life and never had an issue after install. As mentioned when does the noise happen, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By James M
Realistically you want a little lower, but what...

Realistically you want a little lower, but what is your testing procedure? Do you have the door switches clamped and let everything turn all the way off? Not sure how many modules a late 940 has but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By James M
I wish any of my cars where nice enough to spend...

I wish any of my cars where nice enough to spend $16 on a tire strap
I normally just wedge it with the jack and call it a day
Forum: events 11-15-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 365,890
Posted By James M
If you don't fix any of his Mopars he can't head...

If you don't fix any of his Mopars he can't head north for dough/inspiration



Make the kids do the heavy lifting, they won't feel it until the 2040s

10% chance I show up in December, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By James M
Or your car stalled and non of the other lights...

Or your car stalled and non of the other lights work
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By James M
Wanna say there is 1-2 threads about this,...

Wanna say there is 1-2 threads about this, although one might have been wiped during the great may outage

This build thread covers the same swap you plan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 04:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By James M
You can make the junkyard cheaper if you try. Buy...

You can make the junkyard cheaper if you try. Buy the full spindle with rotor and caliper, swap your old stuff on and return the spindle, free vented setup (if you count your time at 17ยข an hour)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 11:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By James M
My 242 has solid front rotors and I've yet to...

My 242 has solid front rotors and I've yet to heat them up too bad doing quite spirited driving. Pretty sure it's just rotors and calipers but someone else can correct me if I'm wrong.

My 76 will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By James M
I think if having it the other way caused issues...

I think if having it the other way caused issues we would have heard about some failure over the last few decades.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 01:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By James M
Just last week someone found a 2013 thread but...

Just last week someone found a 2013 thread but somehow you got an even older one!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By James M
Free junkyard tool goodiebag

Free junkyard tool goodiebag
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By James M
Fuel pressure regulator, pump check valve or...

Fuel pressure regulator, pump check valve or leaky injector would be my first checks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By James M
I use this one at work (I'm sure not gonna pay...

I use this one at work (I'm sure not gonna pay for it) but it doesn't let you easily swap between system and control pressure very quickly

https://i.ibb.co/tK2LgQd/Screenshot-20221103-143929.png...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 423,261
Posted By James M
Muffler looks great

Muffler looks great
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By James M
I wonder how much more effort it takes to find a...

I wonder how much more effort it takes to find a 15 year old thread than a single part number
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By James M
Whatever came off the lower mile parts car

Whatever came off the lower mile parts car
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By James M
Leave the hinges and struts attached for free...

Leave the hinges and struts attached for free spares unless then try to charge you, if so remove them in line while bit<z>ching about it.

No luck finding a hatch the same color?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By James M
You can buy and install a tachometer in your...

You can buy and install a tachometer in your existing cluster. Way less sawzall and twist connectors than running a 740 cluster

I wanna say someone bastardized a 7/9 tach into a 240 cluster here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By James M
Not sure why the image isn't visible, here it is...

Not sure why the image isn't visible, here it is again.

https://i.ibb.co/2WTwfxh/PXL-20221027-070052996.jpg

That picture is of page 4 of the 78 new car features manual. After the initial post...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By James M
We need a NSFW feature around here just for your...

We need a NSFW feature around here just for your pictures
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 04:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,883
Posted By James M
did you crush it yet?

did you crush it yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By James M
Greenbook agrees, in the door of a 242 but no...

Greenbook agrees, in the door of a 242 but no dice for you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By James M
Chill man they aren't Gemini caps, you won't...

Chill man they aren't Gemini caps, you won't loose the house/kids pulling it apart
I wouldn't call a lot of his products DIY, OEM+ maybe
There part numbers on the back? Post more pictures if you...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2022, 03:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,619
Posted By James M
I had the new car features binder out so I had to...

I had the new car features binder out so I had to check

https://i.ibb.co/NWYHW2C/PXL-20221027-070052996.jpg (https://ibb.co/HGgkGT4)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2022, 02:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,045
Posted By James M
I wanna say last time I discussed doing a 165...

I wanna say last time I discussed doing a 165 someone mentioned the front wheel arches are several inches further forward? If true what is your plan to address that?

If only you lived on this side...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,924
Posted By James M
Might find this better fits in maintenance and...

Might find this better fits in maintenance and non performance

As far as tires I just went with the cheapest 165/80r15s I could find for my Amazon. Your not gonna get it to 100mph and likely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By James M
Probably an old Dave Barton sticker on a center...

Probably an old Dave Barton sticker on a center cap
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By James M
I have requested access to view, but as others...

I have requested access to view, but as others said embedding the images is so much nicer to look at.

Good luck with the project
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By James M
"This is not a disadvantage, but offers...

"This is not a disadvantage, but offers additional protection against abrasion and prevents corrosion"

:cameron:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,883
Posted By James M
That's unfortunate, gotta love when the available...

That's unfortunate, gotta love when the available info is wrong




Change of ownership counties are another option, more than just butt**** nowhere (but not by much)



In a lot of cases...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2022, 01:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,883
Posted By James M
You can keep the original transmission for your...

You can keep the original transmission for your vehicle according to BARs own info

Easiest option IMO is just take it off every 2 years, it's just a +t. That's if the motor/car even survives that
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2022, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By James M
13psi? Why bother with a new gasket and studs?

13psi? Why bother with a new gasket and studs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By James M
That looks like interior pictures post-house...

That looks like interior pictures post-house fire?

I've never had luck cleaning tanks, +1: good used
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,883
Posted By James M
Look up +t and you'll find all the info you need....

Look up +t and you'll find all the info you need. There is no guesswork it's been written out dozens (hundreds) of times.

A +t will not pass a visual, smog guys have plenty of info off the...
Forum: showroom 10-05-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,642
Posted By James M
No they are all universally garbage

No they are all universally garbage
Forum: events 10-05-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,592
Posted By James M
940s are allowed if & only if you bring your own...

940s are allowed if & only if you bring your own sawzall
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,576
Posted By James M
Corrosion on the sealing surface can cause them...

Corrosion on the sealing surface can cause them to leak even with a new gasket. That being said I've yet to notice an aftermarket one and $70 vs $14 is a pretty damn big difference
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2022, 11:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 227,156
Posted By James M
Glad the only 850 owner left on earth chimed in. ...

Glad the only 850 owner left on earth chimed in.

Give me a part number for Bosch plugs without resisters for COP and I'll have them installed by the end of the week
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