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Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Fear not. This car will be getting zero interior...

Fear not. This car will be getting zero interior or trim work besides me bolting a ****ty Recaro seat into it, a new windshield, and probably some weatherstripping.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Jens' car is phenomenal. I watch those videos...

Jens' car is phenomenal. I watch those videos monthly for no reason. Yours is equally as excellent.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,158
Posted By vwbusman66
The people want smoker burnouts.

The people want smoker burnouts.
Forum: events 09-12-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
Ask and ye shall receive. ...

Ask and ye shall receive.
https://i.imgur.com/WdHNuiTh.jpg
Forum: events 09-12-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
https://i.imgur.com/8zsnwOrh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8zsnwOrh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Don't you need a special turbo with carbon seals...

Don't you need a special turbo with carbon seals to do drawthrough?



The only reason I don't want to do MS initially is just cost. I have no issue converting after a few months if I like the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
The real question: can I modify a weber 38/38...

The real question: can I modify a weber 38/38 downdraft for boost? I'd like to add boost to the car without having to go full EFI conversion for now. MSD makes a box that will retard timing based on...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Yep, all wagons here were 4.56:1. Great...

Yep, all wagons here were 4.56:1.

Great news, 2 weeks before I bought the car, I bought my local hoarder out of his last M41's. My favorite flex (3 overdrives in the back of a wagon):
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
I made a youtubes vidya starting it. Might do...

I made a youtubes vidya starting it.
Might do more of these if people like them.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HUezSSB2Img" title="YouTube video player"...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Yeah they only sell the ones with trim. I...

Yeah they only sell the ones with trim.
I don't really care if the groove is there. In my experience with VW's the trim has been a PITA.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
The short-long term plan is to keep the car B20...

The short-long term plan is to keep the car B20 powered. Whether or not that includes forced induction is a different story. I have a FI head at home along with injectors and a rail, and would really...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Actually, J series?

Actually, J series?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Your tale of the 140 alternator dying on the way...

Your tale of the 140 alternator dying on the way home from MM a few years ago is what prompted me to rig up a 10si on the B20 in my 142. I never realized how bright sealed beams could be!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Thanks! Most likely the linear rate Lesjofors...

Thanks!
Most likely the linear rate Lesjofors ones that VP sells (which I suspect are what KGT also sells). Might explore a complete setup from ClassicSwede depending on how long this car sticks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By vwbusman66
I'd buy a new tank if they weren't nearly $500. ...

I'd buy a new tank if they weren't nearly $500.
The tank itself is in excellent condition, so I don't think the resealing will be a waste of effort vs. the $500 price tag of a new one that will...
Forum: events 09-04-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
Group buy for shirts will close Monday at 9:00...

Group buy for shirts will close Monday at 9:00 am. PayPal is 1956dbkombi@gmail.com - please send friends and family so I don't get screwed on fees. They're gonna be $21 each (they got more expensive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By vwbusman66
Amazon hydraulic clutch crush washers

I do apologize for all the dumb questions, but they're gonna keep coming.

Internet searches are inconclusive for this.
I'm getting ready to order all the clutch hydralics for my 220, and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By vwbusman66
Amazon/122 fuel tank cleaning/sealing

Planning on having the very good local radiator shop go ahead and clean the fuel tank from my 220S. I asked about sealing it as well- any thoughts on doing that?

All in I'm looking at like $120...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By vwbusman66
Jimbo's Amazon: 1964.5 220S Project

So after 2 years of "purchasing" the car (well, 23 months to be exact), I finally was able to get down to FarmUse's gorgeous home in VA with PayPal in hand to get the car home. The discussion started...
Forum: events 08-29-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
Shirt designs are here: ...

Shirt designs are here:
https://i.imgur.com/Kb0H4pol.png
https://i.imgur.com/hcY8ER4l.png
Please DM me if you want one. I'm only going to do them in black- no blue/green,
$20 each, delivered to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By vwbusman66
Amazon read drum puller and shoe adjustment

As I prepare to acquire an Amazon, I have two questions about rear brakes.
I know the drums are on a taper. Is the 5 lug puller from VP needed to remove the drum, or will a 3 lug puller suffice?
...
Forum: events 08-17-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
What's the award for that? Beer bong white...

What's the award for that?
Beer bong white lightning?
Forum: events 08-13-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm running a shirt group buy again this year (I...

I'm running a shirt group buy again this year (I think). Last time we did it, we got away with $20/shirt. I've heard that they held up pretty well.

Will most likely be black, though I may also do...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 26,716
Posted By vwbusman66
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,158
Posted By vwbusman66
My only advice/caveat, is to avoid Continental if...

My only advice/caveat, is to avoid Continental if long-term noise is a concern. For some reason, as they wear, make an obnoxious whirring noise.

Source: daily driven customer cars with 5k+ miles...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,154
Posted By vwbusman66
Eh. K cam and send it. If the strombergs can't...

Eh.
K cam and send it. If the strombergs can't keep up, good excuse to throw triple DCOE's on it, though I think they'll keep up for a bit at least.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,158
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm a PS4S shill, though R888R's are pretty...

I'm a PS4S shill, though R888R's are pretty decent too.
Forum: events 08-07-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 167,968
Posted By vwbusman66
yeet

yeet
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,154
Posted By vwbusman66
7 and 8 both don't look very lifty in comparison...

7 and 8 both don't look very lifty in comparison to the rest, though that may just be parallax error due to the camera angle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,154
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm going to go ahead and agree that it sounds...

I'm going to go ahead and agree that it sounds more like a valvetrain issue.
Usually rod knock will have some sort of irregularity around it (either crankshaft accel/decel, load, free rev, certain...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,086
Posted By vwbusman66
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/db/e3/41/dbe3413ab6...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/db/e3/41/dbe3413ab63f826c43e41840c2917fe3.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,158
Posted By vwbusman66
Not to speak for Jared, but something tells me...

Not to speak for Jared, but something tells me the event that led to the LS swap donor car being used for the '79 have made him concerned enough about DS strength to have a heavy duty unit fabbed up.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,158
Posted By vwbusman66
If it makes you feel any better, I spent about...

If it makes you feel any better, I spent about $600 having the original 2 piece driveshaft for the 142 shortened, a slip yoke put on, and balanced. They only touched the front half, too.
**** ain't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,920
Posted By vwbusman66
What's fun is the cars referenced here are 13+...

What's fun is the cars referenced here are 13+ years old (14 if you have an 07 R). New cars have modules for everything (and I mean everything).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,920
Posted By vwbusman66
I don't even own a CAN network car at the moment...

I don't even own a CAN network car at the moment and I'm getting ready to have Dave build me a laptop for both VIDA (and one of his DICE units) as well as VCDS so I can service/diagnose the parents'...
Forum: events 07-25-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
'ol' reliable' translates to a 944 right?

'ol' reliable' translates to a 944 right?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 425,427
Posted By vwbusman66
Well done. I don't know what exactly it is, but...

Well done.
I don't know what exactly it is, but the three center gauges and the wood rim wheel give me 60's british car vibes.
Can't wait to see this car.
Forum: events 07-20-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
I may also be on the reliable Japanese car train...

I may also be on the reliable Japanese car train this year with the recently acquired SC400.
Or maybe I'll scramble to try and get an amazon wagon built-up to go.

I've still got 2 months to make...
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 167,968
Posted By vwbusman66
We doin this again?

We doin this again?
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
2019 had some light showers (and power loss) on...

2019 had some light showers (and power loss) on Saturday afternoon but it was pretty solid otherwise.
Made for a fun ride in JohnMc's 245+LS up the mountain.
Forum: events 06-25-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
Will it need another Pisgah crank pulley service?

Will it need another Pisgah crank pulley service?
Forum: events 06-19-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,064
Posted By vwbusman66
I will be spectating at Roadkill nights (at the...

I will be spectating at Roadkill nights (at the least).
Which drag week do you want to do?
Forum: events 06-17-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 60,347
Posted By vwbusman66
After talking with Jared, I am planning on doing...

After talking with Jared, I am planning on doing a t-shirt order again this year.
Last year, they cost about $20 each and were Hanes or Gildan cotton shirts. I may try and get something with a tiny...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,422
Posted By vwbusman66
Anybody running the Porterfield R4S rear shoes on...

Anybody running the Porterfield R4S rear shoes on their Amazon? Wondering if they're worth it (I'm guessing they are if the compound is seriously that good).
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,158
Posted By vwbusman66
I am wholeheartedly expecting a lineup of 3, if...

I am wholeheartedly expecting a lineup of 3, if not 4 (Jared's, yours, JohnMC's, and Kenny's) LS powered cars doing some kind of in-unison burnout during the weekend.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,098
Posted By vwbusman66
We need this kind of energy right about now. ...

We need this kind of energy right about now.

Good to see you have the engine back.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 471,158
Posted By vwbusman66
"How to best make sure your trimmed lips don't...

"How to best make sure your trimmed lips don't come out straight"
Forum: events 05-02-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 167,968
Posted By vwbusman66
Yeah, drinking is going to commence again here in...

Yeah, drinking is going to commence again here in about 3 hours. Too nice to waste the day doing actual work.
Forum: events 05-02-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 167,968
Posted By vwbusman66
I got about 1/2 that bottle of Cuervo and 6 or 7...

I got about 1/2 that bottle of Cuervo and 6 or 7 beers in me and then called it quits.

Astonishingly, I'm not hungover. Something tells me the quart of gatorade before bed helped that.
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