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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,120
Posted By TIPSP
When the 75 came to me, it was running but not...

When the 75 came to me, it was running but not great. It sat for years somewhere before the previous owner got it. The fuel system was a mess and the tank was rusted out. I literally swapped out...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,167
Posted By TIPSP
Its probably just rubbing the plastic cover....

Its probably just rubbing the plastic cover. pretty typical. Mine did that also. but I haven't noticed it in a few years. check where its rubbin.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Things picked back up... Keeping the car.

Things picked back up... Keeping the car.
Forum: showroom 01-16-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,517
Posted By TIPSP
I saw that car at Ian and Eric's shop when they...

I saw that car at Ian and Eric's shop when they had it. So cool!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 74,570
Posted By TIPSP
He has the freeze plug retainers already! ...

He has the freeze plug retainers already!

Here is a good article with the same info linuxman posted. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 74,570
Posted By TIPSP
Bout time! Lol. Looking forward to seeing more...

Bout time! Lol. Looking forward to seeing more images of the car.
Forum: website & board 05-16-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 130,416
Posted By TIPSP
Received mine. Thanks again!

Received mine. Thanks again!
Forum: website & board 05-13-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 130,416
Posted By TIPSP
Nice! Thanks Dana.

Nice! Thanks Dana.
Forum: showroom 03-16-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,821
Posted By TIPSP
Probably around $7,000 for great shape, no rust,...

Probably around $7,000 for great shape, no rust, very clean stock 242 in Cali now-a-days...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,172
Posted By TIPSP
I used Dynamat superlite to kill panel vibrations...

I used Dynamat superlite to kill panel vibrations in the 75. I only used where I needed it, so I can't tell you if it made the interior temp drop... (Most likely it did not make any difference in my...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
I used my old POS staples chair base. Then 1/4"x...

I used my old POS staples chair base. Then 1/4"x 1" steel bar about 16" long IIRC. Once you remove the slider part from the seat... you only used a few big washers on the larger holes in the lower...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Thanks fellas :) :oops: Ben, I miss the...

Thanks fellas :) :oops:

Ben,
I miss the beige turbo also. Oh.. Hit me up on messenger when you are ready to run the rear spacers.



Most of the suspension stuff is from 2010 and was on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Thanks Derik! Thanks!

Thanks Derik!



Thanks!
Forum: website & board 03-03-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 130,416
Posted By TIPSP
Hey Dana, Just sent some money. Thanks for...

Hey Dana,

Just sent some money. Thanks for everything.

-jeff
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Update 03/03/2019: Wow. It's been a while......

Update 03/03/2019:

Wow. It's been a while... The car runs and drives fine. I don't like the brand new injectors that are installed right now. I will probably go back to the injectors that were in...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 320,051
Posted By TIPSP
Triangles... unlimited! Car Looks good!

Triangles... unlimited!

Car Looks good!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 162,139
Posted By TIPSP
Parenting 101 right there! :nod: Love the...

Parenting 101 right there! :nod:

Love the BUild!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 162,139
Posted By TIPSP
So Awesome!

So Awesome!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 320,051
Posted By TIPSP
Yep. Don’t do constant rpms on breakin.

Yep. Don’t do constant rpms on breakin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,168
Posted By TIPSP
Here are the different sizes and kind of...

Here are the different sizes and kind of connectors that we encountered when we redid the 75 kjet system.

https://i.imgur.com/6TJFSxy.jpg

I don't remember if the qty was for a complete redo...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 60,473
Posted By TIPSP
Car looks greats! Wish i could of drove up with...

Car looks greats! Wish i could of drove up with you. Next year for sure!

I also saw that 1900 last year. So cool. They have a pretty sweet black on black 1800 project car I would like to grab from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,168
Posted By TIPSP
Another option out there is the nylon fuel lines...

Another option out there is the nylon fuel lines from this place: http://www.unobtaniumsupply.com
I think the owners had some health issues a while back. Not sure how his stock is and how fast he...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 60,473
Posted By TIPSP
So clean!

So clean!
Forum: website & board 02-11-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,948
Posted By TIPSP
“Mark forums read” was not not working. This is...

“Mark forums read” was not not working. This is the only time it happened.

Closed the app and then it worked. Maybe an iOS glitch? Large img file lol.
Forum: showroom 12-27-2017, 02:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,939
Posted By TIPSP
245/40 17. 17x8x 23mm. 18mm rear spacers,...

245/40 17. 17x8x 23mm.

18mm rear spacers, and I believe 13mm in front.

no rubbing in rear. Rubs front inner fender on full lock.

Rear fenders rolled.

https://i.imgur.com/Ed7jjbE.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Update: Engine was dropped in, cam broken...

Update:

Engine was dropped in, cam broken in, and engine was broken in. I have been driving it now for a couple weeks putting some miles on it.

https://i.imgur.com/mnzek0r.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
I was only looking at the belt path. That was not...

I was only looking at the belt path. That was not how I was doing the tensioner. Already finished the belt stuff for this version. I am probably going to make my own tensioner also once I install....
Forum: showroom 12-13-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,728
Posted By TIPSP
wow. Soooooo clean. so Nice!

wow. Soooooo clean. so Nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Here is the company:...

Here is the company: https://www.calcarcover.com/custom-fit-car-truck-covers

Almost done with everything I can get done with the engine out... ready to drop the engine next weekend probably and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Thank Duder! Yeah, same here... no expert......

Thank Duder! Yeah, same here... no expert... Probably somewhere around 130. maybe I will baseline the engine na. then see what everything else adds.
The stock cr is like 8.7 with kjet is around 110...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Finally fixed most of the images in the thread. ...

Finally fixed most of the images in the thread.

Update....

Have been prepping the bay for the new engine. Cleaning all the oil and coolant spray from the old engine and radiator.


Finding...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Testing image sizes Pulley machined by...

Testing image sizes

Pulley machined by 77volvo245: http://forums.turbobricks.com/member.php?u=15875

http://i.imgur.com/S0mdXIx.jpg (https://imgur.com/S0mdXIx)

http://i.imgur.com/IQM4Ct4.jpg...
Forum: showroom 08-12-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 29,136
Posted By TIPSP
Looking nice! How are you liking the rear...

Looking nice!

How are you liking the rear brakes? I still haven't put mine on yet.
Forum: website & board 08-09-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 55,480
Posted By TIPSP
Sent a Ben frank your way.

Sent a Ben frank your way.
Forum: showroom 08-07-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 4,394,384
Posted By TIPSP
Nice 75! 74?

Nice 75! 74?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 349,030
Posted By TIPSP
:oogle:

:oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 60,473
Posted By TIPSP
I saw this car at the shop duder! So nice to see...

I saw this car at the shop duder! So nice to see it in person!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Exclamation Just noticed pb stopped hosting 3rd party. ...

Just noticed pb stopped hosting 3rd party.

I'll have to delete my account with them.

Not sure when I'll update the images links.

Images should be updated soon... for the time being, you can...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 345,825
Posted By TIPSP
I went to that a few times. It was fun. My...

I went to that a few times. It was fun.

My engine finally took a dump Saturday. It's not drivable anymore. :roll:

Waiting on new engine now.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2017, 01:19 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 345,825
Posted By TIPSP
Thanks! Yes we should meet up. Once I get mine...

Thanks! Yes we should meet up. Once I get mine on the road again.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 345,825
Posted By TIPSP
So clean! Love it!

So clean!

Love it!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
These pads and rotors are the junk that came in...

These pads and rotors are the junk that came in the IPD kit. They don't squeal. Only sometimes, like once in a month.


Alternator fixed. Gonna look at the engine Saturday. Might still make the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
This car is like a stubborn little kid. It...

This car is like a stubborn little kid.

It decided to say **** you. I'm not leaving your street.

Lower alternator bolt sheared off. The oil is coming out breather box thing.
The engine is...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 349,030
Posted By TIPSP
:oogle: Love it! I don't remember, but...

:oogle:

Love it!

I don't remember, but what size tires are you running now?
Forum: events 04-27-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 177,893
Posted By TIPSP
Its 404 miles away... haha long ass drive. ...

Its 404 miles away... haha long ass drive.

If I left at 4:30 am, I could make it by 9am @80mph :lol:
Forum: events 04-26-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 177,893
Posted By TIPSP
I want to go... my engine would die in route...

I want to go... my engine would die in route though.

Probably burn about a quart oil of oil just making it there.
Forum: website & board 04-15-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,246
Posted By TIPSP
Haven't donated in awhile... sent money just...

Haven't donated in awhile...
sent money just now.
Thanks Dana!
Forum: showroom 02-03-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,754
Posted By TIPSP
Nice! Yeah, that is why sizing subwoofer...

Nice!

Yeah, that is why sizing subwoofer boxes and mid bass enclosures is important. You need a certain volume for the lower end frequencies. Then you can get fancy and mess with ports to have a...
Forum: showroom 02-03-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,754
Posted By TIPSP
You're blocking the rear of the speaker with that...

You're blocking the rear of the speaker with that foam cup. Choking that woofer will hurt your performance.

You need volume behind the woofer for more bass.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,906
Posted By TIPSP
Thank Homer! 245s 40s on 17x8

Thank Homer!

245s 40s on 17x8
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