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Forum: events 04-12-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,639
Posted By Thekanezzi
I dont post much but Id love to meet some of you...

I dont post much but Id love to meet some of you guys. Following!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,325
Posted By Thekanezzi
Are we talking pure performance or driveability...

Are we talking pure performance or driveability as well?

At the same power level, wouldn't a 16v have better street manners than an 8v?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,304
Posted By Thekanezzi
I am the lucky devil that picked this car up. Its...

I am the lucky devil that picked this car up. Its a real peach. I will do many many miles on the CA99 in this thing.

I can attest the AC works wonderfully. Chris did an amazing job on this car, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,996
Posted By Thekanezzi
Lol, my 240 does the exact same thing. Subbed

Lol, my 240 does the exact same thing. Subbed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,873
Posted By Thekanezzi
Hmmmm...what is your schedule like this Sunday?

Hmmmm...what is your schedule like this Sunday?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,873
Posted By Thekanezzi
Where is the origination and destination? I might...

Where is the origination and destination? I might be in the bay area with my truck and could lend a hand
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
That's great! Exactly what I wanted to hear. Did...

That's great! Exactly what I wanted to hear. Did the cam change your idle at all?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
Good info. Thanks for posting. I'll post back...

Good info. Thanks for posting. I'll post back when I get around to installing it
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
Stock radiator Good info. How...

Stock radiator




Good info. How advanced is your cam?

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,530
Posted By Thekanezzi
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 36,993
Posted By Thekanezzi
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Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
I believe it takes away the non-interference part...

I believe it takes away the non-interference part of the car
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 54,275
Posted By Thekanezzi
Great build, totally jealous

Great build, totally jealous
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
Awesome. Thanks for the clarification. I'm...

Awesome. Thanks for the clarification.

I'm gonna throw it on there and see how it does. I'll mess with it if needed.

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
I'm glad that it's so usable! I'm think 2.5...

I'm glad that it's so usable!

I'm think 2.5 advanced is the key
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
So straight up is a little rough. Not what I...

So straight up is a little rough. Not what I want! Am I wrong in think advancing the cam will help smooth that out?

Det17- what timing do you run? I thought 15 was conservative for 11lbs on a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,840
Posted By Thekanezzi
Ipd turbo cam for daily

Hi guys

I'm looking for advice/confirmation on where to degree an ipd turbo cam

Current Setup


83 242 turbo with intercooler
280k miles
Lh2.2
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,218
Posted By Thekanezzi
Lol. It so happens I charge $600 to video so at...

Lol. It so happens I charge $600 to video so at least that works out
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,218
Posted By Thekanezzi
Tuff240 I'm in the central valley, if you...

Tuff240

I'm in the central valley, if you wanna do an ipd turbo cam swap on my 83 242 I'll video it and post it up. Only logical choice here
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 54,275
Posted By Thekanezzi
Love it. Love that color and with the V8 it's...

Love it. Love that color and with the V8 it's gonna be rad
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 118,579
Posted By Thekanezzi
Good lord that is a beauty! Great work, wish...

Good lord that is a beauty!

Great work, wish I could get that treatment done to my car!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
740: LH2.2 Idle
Views: 3,025
Posted By Thekanezzi
I actually have received this same issue on my...

I actually have received this same issue on my b21ft with LH 2.2 and ezk.

In for answers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,551
Posted By Thekanezzi
Airbags make a big difference. What really saves...

Airbags make a big difference. What really saves you is the modern tech however. Id image if safety is key, any newer car will be dramatically safer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By Thekanezzi
Hey guys I wanted to bump this since I have...

Hey guys

I wanted to bump this since I have the car back.

Total mods

LH 2.2
Ezk
New head, b23 donor
Seals, belts, ect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By Thekanezzi
Sounds good Agreed Dave is great

Sounds good

Agreed Dave is great
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 608,527
Posted By Thekanezzi
Oh lawd I'd love one of these

Oh lawd I'd love one of these
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By Thekanezzi
even if the motor runs 30k more, id be down to...

even if the motor runs 30k more, id be down to upgrade after that. Tired is ok. I messaged jack. Im looking for a head ATM so PM the details if you want to sell one of those.



Good point. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By Thekanezzi
I'm not sure on the bores or any play but I can...

I'm not sure on the bores or any play but I can ask.

Great, good to know guys
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By Thekanezzi
Thank you everyone for the reassuring words. I...

Thank you everyone for the reassuring words. I too prefer using the original motor, if possible, for a variety of reasons.

The compression was 115-107-115-125, 1-2-3-4 with the cracked head after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By Thekanezzi
83 242 Dilemma

Hi guys

I am enjoying my first foray into volvos and bought a 83 intercooled 242 about a month ago. I bought the car with a known blown head gasket. The car would idle rough and then smooth out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Great info here. Right now focusing on getting...

Great info here. Right now focusing on getting the car running better. I'm doing the lh2.2 swap and hg, with a set of seals, ect right now.

Next is front seats and ac.

After that I'll be doing...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 39,431
Posted By Thekanezzi
Looks great! Respect for the restoration of black...

Looks great! Respect for the restoration of black paint, never easy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
L O L at this thread. Thanks for the...

L
O
L at this thread.

Thanks for the link redwood, I may have to pick that up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Good to know. Are there larger volvo turbos...

Good to know. Are there larger volvo turbos people use?



II certainlydon't have those. I'll leave that to the experts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Not going to be fun to check it. That is why I'll...

Not going to be fun to check it. That is why I'll defer to Dave Samuels haha.

Makes sense on the 15g. A quicker spooling turbo is more fun on the street I'll bet.

My biggest thing on swapping...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
great. ill check fuel pressure nice....

great. ill check fuel pressure



nice. will keep this in mind



i see. so just a swap for fun factor? whats a popular larger turbo upgrade?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Wur cpr? Sorry. Isn't a Mitsubishi 15g a...

Wur cpr? Sorry.

Isn't a Mitsubishi 15g a common swap on turbos?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Great info, thanks. Car runs like crap for...

Great info, thanks.

Car runs like crap for first few minutes until the hg swells, then great other than a miss here and there
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Lol

Lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
This is what i have read. I'd actually prefer...

This is what i have read. I'd actually prefer this route. What thickness HG and how much to shave is recommended?



Good to know. What is the tell tale sign I should look for that means kjet is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Cheers man. Compression test will tell it...

Cheers man.

Compression test will tell it all. Ill keep my setup with a even compression above 130ish.

Not familiar with a 530 head?


Good advice, really appreciate the help
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Thanks for the info. The b230ft is...

Thanks for the info.

The b230ft is everywhere it seems as well. Might be great with a 15g lol. Oh lawd i can already see where this is going haha. Some people run the b230f (-t) with success....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Thanks everyone. I got it for $1000 which...

Thanks everyone. I got it for $1000 which included a flat bed tow 300miles.

Double trim pisses me off. It is, of course totally trashed. Depending on how bad that rust spot is, you can see it on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Best I can do for now since I'm on my phone ...

Best I can do for now since I'm on my phone

https://goo.gl/photos/wzUbZT52aPaddz986

Needs front seats
Head gasket and hopefully not a short block
Has a funny little rust spot below the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Bumping this up since I bought a car. The car has...

Bumping this up since I bought a car. The car has a blown head gasket so going to check compression and go from there.

LH swap is likely going to happen. If the compression is fine I'll just do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Dont get me wrong, I LOVE the idea of a lsx 242....

Dont get me wrong, I LOVE the idea of a lsx 242. I really would like to make that happen and still may. In the same stride, a tame daily isnt a bad thing. My current daily (not rx7) has about 500hp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Makes sense. Much more familiar with efi. Lol,...

Makes sense. Much more familiar with efi. Lol, I'm spoiled by hptuners on my toy. Now THATS easy to work with
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Thanks for the advice fellas. Full engine...

Thanks for the advice fellas.

Full engine swap is more work than in looking forward to right now. The nice part of doing the fun swap is I could use any roller.

K jet is more reliable than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Thanks everyone. I havent bought anything...

Thanks everyone.

I havent bought anything yet but looking at turbos. My understanding is that the LH makes them a lot more daily friendly.

I really have to wonder how many smog techs would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,598
Posted By Thekanezzi
Cali people- Kjet to LH swap

Who lives in cali and did the swap?

Have you ever had a hard time getting the swap past smog?


Thanks
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