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Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 01:29 AM
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah probably wonít be going that route but let...

Yeah probably wonít be going that route but let me know if you come across any doors in the pearl white

With the 100mm drop I was having problems with the end link being too long. The control arm...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Luckily this car is pretty straight, Iím on the...

Luckily this car is pretty straight, Iím on the hunt for a passenger side door since itís full of bondo. The passenger side rear quarter panel also has bondo but fixable.

Think about just getting...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Just looked at your thread, very impressive....

Just looked at your thread, very impressive. Would love to tackle some body work like you did eventually.

When you lowered the car did you just get some bolts at a hardware store for the sway bar...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Honestly never thought about taking this on some...

Honestly never thought about taking this on some dirt roads, feel like I have some pretty good go round clearance compared to the 242. Still need to dial in the suspension a little more.

Iíll have...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
yeah I read that the ride quality might not be...

yeah I read that the ride quality might not be the best but since it isn't a daily driver and a short distance driver id be ok with the. Its not that bad considering my 242 (which isn't my daily...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Dam miss type, yeah these are the 4.5 Steelies.

Dam miss type, yeah these are the 4.5 Steelies.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,493
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Probably go this route, fitting some bmw wheels...

Probably go this route, fitting some bmw wheels seems like a little too much work then I’m wanting, was trying to have the 242 and amazon with matching wheels. Something a little more wide would be...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah I agree, I have the 5.5 wide steels right...

Yeah I agree, I have the 5.5 wide steels right now, would love to maybe widen these wheels to fit a 205 tire on for a little better handling. Definitely donít mind the ride right now but would love...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Haven't decided what wheels I want to install...

Haven't decided what wheels I want to install yet, I bought some bbs's but I don't think I can make them work with how small the hub bore is on them. My original plan was to keep these wheels and get...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,493
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Thanks man! And thanks for motivating me to...

Thanks man! And thanks for motivating me to update this thread!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,267
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Ive been told that the stock fpr wouldn't work...

Ive been told that the stock fpr wouldn't work with the 450 but I havent had any issues with mine at all. Running straight e85 as well
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,493
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Was contemplating about if I wanted to go air...

Was contemplating about if I wanted to go air ride or not, but after some research it was a little more then I wanted to tackle. Ended up going with Classic Swede 100mm springs, Gaz adjustable...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Its been a while since an update but quite a bit...

Its been a while since an update but quite a bit has been done.

The headliner was pretty shot and the sound deadening was starting to fall down. Wasn't the fun of a job, at the end of removal was...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-08-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Thinking about just doing what you did so I dont...

Thinking about just doing what you did so I dont have to make a bracket for the firewall. My clutch pretty much grabs up top so it should work out pretty well. Ill hopefully be sending you a log...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-01-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Thatís what Iím planning to do with mine as well,...

Thatís what Iím planning to do with mine as well, where do you have the switch located?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-01-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Launch/no lift shift with MS v2

Hey guys thinking about adding launch control and no lift shift to my mega squirt. My car has a t5 trans, thinking about making a bracket and use the cruise control switch. Looks like the best spot...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Spent three hours scrapping the old sound...

Spent three hours scrapping the old sound deadening off, was not that much fun at all. I did get to put the new stuff to the back seat, hopefully it helps out quite a bit. Going to install some sound...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah the previous owner tackled the driver side,...

Yeah the previous owner tackled the driver side, wish he would have done the passenger side as well. Going to prep the floor and then use the Por-15. My wifeís cousin has some laying around that heís...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Alright good to know, going to wire wheel and...

Alright good to know, going to wire wheel and maybe flap disc it and see what I discover

Yeah I have a heat gun and bought a metal scraper to get that old sound deadening off, itís been on there.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah they arenít that bad looking, I poked around...

Yeah they arenít that bad looking, I poked around and didnít see any holes. Headed to Home Depot to get some wire wheels and some brushes to put down the Por-15.

Yeah all the deals are super bad,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,493
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Got quite a bit done today Went to the...

Got quite a bit done today

Went to the exhaust shop to get a new muffler since it was blown out in the inside. No more rattling which is nice

https://i.imgur.com/L9mjPk3l.jpg

The bumper...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Will do! Ended up wiring the fog lights and...

Will do!

Ended up wiring the fog lights and helping my wife's cousin drop the fuel tank and rear wire harness on his 1961 Ford Ranchero. Nice to work on something else besides a Volvo all the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
I was too fond of it at first, but it has...

I was too fond of it at first, but it has definitely grown on me. Excited to get the rest of the interior together to see how it looks
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah figured the person just slapped it on and...

Yeah figured the person just slapped it on and didn’t want to do it the right way sadly... hoping that what I ordered will work, if not I’ll just return it and order the correct one. I’m not very...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
This is what it looks like on my car ...

This is what it looks like on my car

https://i.imgur.com/S74f6rql.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah I looked and couldn't find anything. Already...

Yeah I looked and couldn't find anything. Already have this on order so going to make it work, im sure that it will be fine.

https://i.imgur.com/8lcq1wDl.jpg

This is what the stock setup looks...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
I don’t need the whole kit, I already have a...

I don’t need the whole kit, I already have a Weber 32/36, all I’m trying to do is get a new throttle linkage. My car is manual.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
They look to be pretty close, whatís the main...

They look to be pretty close, whatís the main difference. The kit that I bought looks to be adjustable for what I need. The company I went with is somewhat local and need something pretty quick
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,493
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah I’m on that group, lots of helpful people...

Yeah I’m on that group, lots of helpful people there.

Even with the manual trans the pedal is super close to the trans tunnel, pretty much have to use the side of my foot as well. Isn’t too bad,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,493
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah it’s pretty bad, I ended up going with a...

Yeah it’s pretty bad, I ended up going with a universal kit that looks like the stock linkage. Driving and the throttle sticking isn’t very ideal.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
ended up putting in some hefty orders today ...

ended up putting in some hefty orders today

IPD

Two Side Mirrors
Trunk Rubber Seals
Brake Light Rubber Seals
Turn Signal Rubber Seals
Filler Neck Rubber Seals
Hood Cushion Rubber Stoppers
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 12:31 PM
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
No perfect but definitely 100% better then it was...

No perfect but definitely 100% better then it was before
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah it was pretty bad, but with the buffer and a...

Yeah it was pretty bad, but with the buffer and a little bit of time it come off pretty easily!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
The day after I got it home it went in for a...

The day after I got it home it went in for a wash, it was sitting under a tree and was covered with these red marks. Even with a pressure washer they did come off. Broke out the clay bar and my Torq...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,493
Posted By 89-240gl+t
My 1965 122s Journey

After a year of looking for the right one I finally found an amazon that fit my needs. My ideal car was one that ran and drove decent, had pretty good paint cause I don't want to keep it original....
Forum: showroom 01-11-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2,796
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah probably going to install it, itís at the...

Yeah probably going to install it, itís at the bottom of my list right now

Hereís what I have, if you want a better one I can snap a photo tomorrow

https://i.imgur.com/T7je2Qql.jpg
Forum: showroom 01-10-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,796
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Picked these up, grab handle has all the parts...

Picked these up, grab handle has all the parts along with the deflector

https://i.imgur.com/SR5auhKl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/D9XfIYBl.jpg
Forum: showroom 01-07-2021, 07:42 PM
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yes you need adapters from 5x108 to 5x120

Yes you need adapters from 5x108 to 5x120
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By 89-240gl+t
You don’t know how to use the search function...

You don’t know how to use the search function here?

Yep 150 to the crank haha

93 B230FT block, KL Racing T3 Cam, Dual Valve Springs, 38/46 Valves, Ported, ARP Head Studs, T5WC, MSII-Extra,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Search here and you’ll see that the b230 manifold...

Search here and you’ll see that the b230 manifold bad, pretty restrictive compared to the b21 or a plenum intake

Yeah I’m going to build a manifold, it’s my next step in my build to match up with...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By 89-240gl+t
I like building stuff and I have everything to...

I like building stuff and I have everything to build one, I can weld aluminum(not the prettiest but it works). I have a 8v, the stock b230f intake flows pretty bad, upgrading to a bigger manifold is...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By 89-240gl+t
plenum intake manifold

Hey guys planning on building an intake manifold for my 242, purchased the prefolded yoshifab plenum. Have a pretty good idea of how to build it, going to be using a b21 manifold and use the runners...
Forum: showroom 12-21-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 216,766
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Youíre welcome anytime! Letís set up that cruise...

Youíre welcome anytime! Letís set up that cruise once everything settles down!
Forum: showroom 12-12-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,397,896
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Box does not say Volvo, says Albert part number...

Box does not say Volvo, says Albert part number 1213993. Canít find anything on it online
Forum: showroom 12-11-2020, 08:48 PM
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Views: 1,397,896
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yeah Iím not too sure, hopefully 2turbotoys will...

Yeah Iím not too sure, hopefully 2turbotoys will chime in. He seemed to know a lot of about these and has a couple sets as well.
Forum: showroom 12-11-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,397,896
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Yes the all black ones came from the gtís. Guess...

Yes the all black ones came from the gtís. Guess these in NOS condition are pretty rare
Forum: showroom 12-03-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,796
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Posted By 89-240gl+t
Very cool! Thought they were for the 242gt but...

Very cool! Thought they were for the 242gt but wasnít sure, got them for a steal then!
Forum: showroom 12-03-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,397,896
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Anyone have info on these, cant seem to find...

Anyone have info on these, cant seem to find anything online

https://i.imgur.com/kZQ7btVl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/otiHut1l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,364
Posted By 89-240gl+t
Had culberro build me a head as well recently....

Had culberro build me a head as well recently. What did you have him all do? Still working on my tune currently
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,267
Posted By 89-240gl+t
I didnít end up installing a fpr and havenít had...

I didnít end up installing a fpr and havenít had any problems so far
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