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Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,100
Posted By pat244ti
On my 244 race car I run S60R front brakes and...

On my 244 race car I run S60R front brakes and stock rear. No ducting, just Porterfield R4 pads all around and ATE racing fluid. I run the factory MC and have eliminated the rear reduction valves....
Forum: events 03-15-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 112,984
Posted By pat244ti
Looks like I'm in. Too much going on with...

Looks like I'm in. Too much going on with childcare to rally this year I think, so I am gonna try and make the rally car nice for the show



If something with James falls through you can take...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2022, 02:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,014
Posted By pat244ti
Fun fact - the original builders towed this car...

Fun fact - the original builders towed this car to the track non running with it entered back in 2015. I was going back and forth between this car and my own car we were doing an engine swap to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2022, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By pat244ti
Not to dog on it at all, but many of us have...

Not to dog on it at all, but many of us have spare cam/aux gears in our box just for this occasion. It's pretty much the perfect size
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,369
Posted By pat244ti
If a 122 is anything like an 1800, there is a...

If a 122 is anything like an 1800, there is a good chance you will need to make a good "dimple" in the back drivers side portion of the pan.

I put a slanted B23F in my 1800 for mockup with...
Forum: events 11-13-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 112,984
Posted By pat244ti
Apr 23-24 Olympus Rally May 20-22 Oregon Trail...

Apr 23-24 Olympus Rally
May 20-22 Oregon Trail Rally

Plz do another weekend except these.
Forum: showroom 10-09-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,397
Posted By pat244ti
Thanks! It's actually skateboard grip tape, I...

Thanks! It's actually skateboard grip tape, I use it on all the floors of my race cars. My road race car has kittens.

Speaking of sim racing, good to see another sim racer here. If you enjoy a...
Forum: showroom 09-19-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,397
Posted By pat244ti
Holy crap, and after all these years on VS and TB...

Holy crap, and after all these years on VS and TB with you I think I finally understand the meaning of your alias
Forum: showroom 09-18-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,397
Posted By pat244ti
I never got that far into it - I just followed...

I never got that far into it - I just followed the directions it had, once the adhesive was dry I lightly blew the remnants off. It doesnt stand up nearly as much as those doll heads, but its got a...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,397
Posted By pat244ti
Mine has cleaned up very easily after both...

Mine has cleaned up very easily after both rallies. Just took a vacuum with one of those bristly attachments and went over the whole thing lightly.
Forum: showroom 09-17-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,397
Posted By pat244ti
I have flocked several 240 and BMW dashes using...

I have flocked several 240 and BMW dashes using the FlockIt! kit by DonJer I believe is the name.

It works super easy. My 240 dashes were both well cracked, so I honestly just bondo'ed the...
Forum: showroom 05-06-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,769
Posted By pat244ti
Came here to say this. When I first saw the...

Came here to say this. When I first saw the damage I was thinking it was just going the be a kiss/bonk.

What were his lap times in comparison to the rest of the teams? Car is looking/sounding...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 85,467
Posted By pat244ti
I don't know where it went, but holy **** what up...

I don't know where it went, but holy **** what up Brian!?!
Forum: website & board 01-19-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,718
Posted By pat244ti
Participation trophy, traitor badge, call it what...

Participation trophy, traitor badge, call it what you will
Forum: website & board 01-19-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,718
Posted By pat244ti
I say give LS swap finishers a tiny bowtie emblem...

I say give LS swap finishers a tiny bowtie emblem under the username :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,888
Posted By pat244ti
Install into the housing using the plastic...

Install into the housing using the plastic piece/spacer and a spare redblock cam or aux gear. It will set it perfect every time
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 58,645
Posted By pat244ti
Is that an unmodded china bay turbo header you...

Is that an unmodded china bay turbo header you are going to run NA?

If it is, I was thinking of doing the same thing on my 1800 if it clears:)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,152
Posted By pat244ti
My head must have been too close to the ceiling...

My head must have been too close to the ceiling to notice but I love finding easter eggs like that

https://www.koin.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2019/11/2.jpg?w=351

Spare should fit behind...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,152
Posted By pat244ti
That's what I am leaning towards. Let the newbs...

That's what I am leaning towards. Let the newbs at it first with the NA engine and it will be easy enough to turbo down the line, especially once I get the chassis sorted too. I feel like with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,152
Posted By pat244ti
I passed on the IMSA wang to shave costs. I...

I passed on the IMSA wang to shave costs. I still have left over lexan and adjustable rods from the one I made for the 240.

Only one of them is finished and on the car but I do have the other...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,152
Posted By pat244ti
1979 Mazda RX7 Rally Car - Volvo powered R&D car

Recently over the past 2 months, I've kind of got the itch to go stock car racing again. I cleared out some space and earmarked some money for a car. My former crew chief from when I used to race...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Things have been a little slow around here on the...

Things have been a little slow around here on the ES front but for good reason.

I got married in September with about 20 friends and family watching in a large grove on my client's property. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By pat244ti
I was today years old when I figured out I've...

I was today years old when I figured out I've been not only been mis spelling, but somehow also mis reading giubo as "guibo" for almost 17 years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By pat244ti
I think he is talking about the guibo. ...

I think he is talking about the guibo.

Definitely right about an M47 behind a turbo engine - not the best idea.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,346
Posted By pat244ti
I'm installing a B23F NA engine, slanted, into my...

I'm installing a B23F NA engine, slanted, into my 1800ES. There is a link to my project thread in my sig.

Even slanted, intake and exhaust manifold clearance is something that has to be dealt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,780
Posted By pat244ti
Santa Cruz Auto Parts/Carquest on Soquel Dr does...

Santa Cruz Auto Parts/Carquest on Soquel Dr does color matching and can mix up a spray can.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
That's my pops. I get a tire each race for that!...

That's my pops. I get a tire each race for that!

He does life insurance.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
https://i.imgur.com/TGKQlit.jpg Here's my...

https://i.imgur.com/TGKQlit.jpg

Here's my project thread for it. I need to make an update on it, done a few things with it over the summer.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
I can do fine without power brakes - my rally car...

I can do fine without power brakes - my rally car runs Porterfield R4's with no booster and on stage or in traffic I don't have much of an issue with it.

The biggest thing stopping me from getting...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Right now it has 1/4 of an inch, but the engine...

Right now it has 1/4 of an inch, but the engine is not in it's final spot yet and once the manifold gets a little reworked it should have 3/4 to an inch.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
From a little earlier in the thread - this is...

From a little earlier in the thread - this is what a B21F intake looks like with the engine upright. You can see where the booster mounts up right behind it
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
I know the 122 got a OHC swap but I am pretty...

I know the 122 got a OHC swap but I am pretty sure their 1800 always had a B18 or B20.

As far as the exhaust manifold goes for the ES, I may have found a brand new $100 solution.....if it works it...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Going over the hill today to grab 164 mounts from...

Going over the hill today to grab 164 mounts from iRollmotors, as well as other goodies I will need that are missing from the car like C-pillar trim as well as new window channel felt.

Yesterday I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Thanks. Have not really posted many pictures of...

Thanks. Have not really posted many pictures of the C30, than again it's not really worthy of a project thread since it's just got bolt ons.

https://i.imgur.com/nvKJZNrl.jpg

I tried to get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,720
Posted By pat244ti
Picture is not working - any more info on that...

Picture is not working - any more info on that bathroom blower?

Just curious because I am going to start tackling the heater box and rest of the interior on my ES soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Got some work done on the car today. I think...

Got some work done on the car today.

I think it was documented earlier in the thread, but this car was originally 105-1 Gold Metallic but was taken to Maaco shortly after purchase, where it got a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
I've been working a little more on this lately. ...

I've been working a little more on this lately. I had been super busy with some work and also prepping to get married which was scheduled for yesterday but has been postponed due to local wildfires....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,003,563
Posted By pat244ti
:-( Wish we could get back in there and tow...

:-(

Wish we could get back in there and tow strap it out of there with my truck like we did with the 144 across Aptos. If for some reason you could get back in, I'd totally be down to do that BTW.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,743
Posted By pat244ti
#1 on the cap should not be before 6 o'clock if...

#1 on the cap should not be before 6 o'clock if you are standing in front of the engine, unless your plug wires are run incorrectly (that "scribe" should be where #1 is on the cap)

facing the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 263,137
Posted By pat244ti
Congrats! I had an 8 year period with my road...

Congrats! I had an 8 year period with my road race 244ti where it did not run and it felt great to get it going, and it wasnt nearly as cool as this.

Hope to do the same with my 1800ES soon [10+...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,242
Posted By pat244ti
I see you are in Australia - are you building...

I see you are in Australia - are you building this to fit LHD cars as well?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Castrol Super Clean is what I have always used. ...

Castrol Super Clean is what I have always used. One round of that, let it sit for a little bit, one more spray and pressure wash gets everything good.

And the injectors, according to some...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,685
Posted By pat244ti
I was at the yard a few weeks ago - it still had...

I was at the yard a few weeks ago - it still had the sways.

Not much else.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Not a whole lot to report. Been busy getting...

Not a whole lot to report. Been busy getting engaged, and also bought a 1970 Ford F100 last week - which the 1800ES would look cool on a trailer getting pulled by it.

Cut some new boards for some...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 35,465
Posted By pat244ti
I noticed it on my 244 at Sonoma coming through...

I noticed it on my 244 at Sonoma coming through the carousel. As others have mentioned, I've only noticed it when the oil is in the crosshatch range on the dipstick. Keeping it overfilled about a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,530
Posted By pat244ti
I shoved an M45 into a used igloo cooler I found...

I shoved an M45 into a used igloo cooler I found at the dump and shipped it out years back. Handles made for easy lifting
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
Thanks. It was windy, so I had to watch my...

Thanks. It was windy, so I had to watch my breathing with the Super Clean in the air. That stuff does wonders for cleaning dirty car stuff, just keep it away from the eyes, skin and mouth.

Went...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,397
Posted By pat244ti
Keep in mind the shifter location is a bit of an...

Keep in mind the shifter location is a bit of an issue with putting a T5 into a 740...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,003,563
Posted By pat244ti
Hot damn

Hot damn
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,702
Posted By pat244ti
The stuff for the engine [gaskets/seals, cam and...

The stuff for the engine [gaskets/seals, cam and gear] will be here this coming week, so in the meantime I needed the engine to be ready for it.

As mentioned, the engine was incredibly dirty. It...
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