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Forum: showroom 06-04-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 245
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Posted By dhallilama
current want list: 67-69 Dart, 64-65 Falcon or...

current want list: 67-69 Dart, 64-65 Falcon or Comet, pre '67 VW bug. i also want everything else.



pretty sure if you want to get into Volvos, the 140 might be the cheapest ticket. the sell...
Forum: showroom 06-03-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
the throttle linkage worked out great. I had to...

the throttle linkage worked out great. I had to lengthen the rod and tweak it a bit, but quicker than making one from scratch.

all that's left for this car to be a driver is exhaust & fix the...
Forum: showroom 06-03-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
nobody buys 142s... apparently they're only...

nobody buys 142s... apparently they're only traded for fish and dull stones, no actual money. i came all the way down to $1500 and nobody wanted it other than some dude from nigeria who would have...
Forum: showroom 05-11-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
yeah; she seriously digs that car. guess i've...

yeah; she seriously digs that car. guess i've had it since she was 2 years old... she helped work on it... she's driven it a number of times (sitting on my lap).

i've got a love/hate...
Forum: showroom 05-11-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
and then... after accomplishing what i wanted...

and then... after accomplishing what i wanted with the car, then trying (unsuccessfully) to sell it multiple times... decided i need a commuter that's better than the 12mpg my suburban gets.
...
Forum: showroom 10-04-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
thought about it... but it would still be a...

thought about it... but it would still be a continuous chase of fixing the next weak/broken part & before you know it there's $10k invested in a $4k car. i basically did what i aimed to with the...
Forum: showroom 10-02-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
yup. turbos are fun, but going fast = $. ...

yup.

turbos are fun, but going fast = $. going fast, reliably = $$$.
the car has been pretty reliable, but i've blown up two transmissions, wasted 3 clutches, and i'm usually pretty easy on it...
Forum: showroom 10-02-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
no... it's still in my driveway. i drove it...

no... it's still in my driveway. i drove it around yesterday... kinda fun.

honestly i'd rather have a V8 in it... or a torquey N/A b20, but i'm not feeling like working on the car at all. i've...
Forum: showroom 09-25-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
anyone wanna buy the 142? how about just all...

anyone wanna buy the 142?

how about just all the go fast goodies? kinda thinking about going back to n/a... just putt around in it from time to time. i literally never drive the car anymore....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 43,433
Posted By dhallilama
(more power, cheaply = turbo)... just saying. ...

(more power, cheaply = turbo)... just saying.

nevermind that the "cheap" part quickly goes away when you start breaking things like transmissions... or when you add up how much $ it actually cost....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-21-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,119
Posted By dhallilama
ok... so that was it. the over run fuel cut...

ok... so that was it.
the over run fuel cut was enabled, which had never been a problem before... but... the TPS generated a dead spot where it reads 0 at where it needs to be to hold ~2k rpm.
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-21-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,119
Posted By dhallilama
more issues; can't hold @ steady rpm with no load, random cut outs under load

i swear the cut outs are only happening on one cylinder.... but i can't readily repeat the issue with enough regularity to be sure. it's either cylinder 3 or 4, and i really do not think its spark...
Forum: showroom 03-18-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
savar 500+ hp b20 recipe: (on ethanol) ...

savar 500+ hp b20 recipe: (on ethanol)

http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=61047

there are some people that got into the low 12s with an M40, but they seem to switch to an M45...
Forum: showroom 03-17-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
i'm kinda surprised this engine is still...

i'm kinda surprised this engine is still together... but i'm not beating it to hell all the time. i'd need a driveline that'd let me do that. pretty sure i'm half way through this clutch......
Forum: showroom 03-16-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
parked for a bit due to laziness... back to...

parked for a bit due to laziness...
back to daily driver-ness for the moment

it's got a bug or two to work out, but nothing major

hiding back there:...
Forum: showroom 01-15-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
as it is now: ...

as it is now:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-qJz7P9RDkfU/TwYSlOfmkgI/AAAAAAAACOU/siq0SwvW3M8/s800/IMAG0700.jpg

new jive:...
Forum: showroom 01-14-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
I've been driving it a lot... but its been parked...

I've been driving it a lot... but its been parked for a week if so. Developed a bad miss at a moderate load. Too lazy to look into it. The electric fan is hosed, too.

Guess I've just been posting...
Forum: showroom 01-14-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 100,055
Posted By dhallilama
I've been driving it a lot... but its been parked...

I've been driving it a lot... but its been parked for a week if so. Developed a bad miss at a moderate load. Too lazy to look into it. The electric fan is hosed, too.

Guess I've just been posting...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,572
Posted By dhallilama
Bondo's arch looks proper nice, right there. ...

Bondo's arch looks proper nice, right there.
and what's with language & family? my 6 year old just said something a lot worse than that :)

admittedly i'm not on the "fan" side of stretch/poke,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 113
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Posted By dhallilama
i think the 240 front arches on the rear could go...

i think the 240 front arches on the rear could go a long way to making the wheels 'fit'... but also do something with the one part i like least about 140s; the rear arches. just don't look "right"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,414
Posted By dhallilama
just as a note... there's plenty of dudes running...

just as a note... there's plenty of dudes running M45 and M46 at a slant behind b20s and upright b230xx...
they just modify the shift linkage a wee bit. check on savarturbo.se.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,751
Posted By dhallilama
budget friendly is to keep the motor pretty...

budget friendly is to keep the motor pretty stock. they're not speed demons, but zippy enough to have a blast with, particularly when the car handles well... and a stock motor is pretty reliable.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,751
Posted By dhallilama
in short: do searches here and the various...

in short:

do searches here and the various other volvo forums. look at people's build threads.

learn to read swedish (or use google translate) for detailed b20 performance info.

the weber...
Forum: showroom 12-04-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2,292
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Posted By dhallilama
It's deep enough that a minor pull is not nearly...

It's deep enough that a minor pull is not nearly enough. I'm slicing the top of the quarter, pulling a LOT... raising the wheelwell, changing the radius a wee bit... and trying to keep it factory...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,572
Posted By dhallilama
um. damn. ever take a gander at what they sell...

um. damn. ever take a gander at what they sell for new? $200 is a f'ing steal. As an added bonus, Compomotive still stocks/makes parts for the late non-competition 3-piece wheels.

(try...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,315
Posted By dhallilama
i ran a 3" from the factory manifold to the tail,...

i ran a 3" from the factory manifold to the tail, straight-through muffler on a d-jet b20 for thousands of miles. it was fine.

forget about any negative scavenging effects with a stock b20 and...
Forum: showroom 12-01-2011, 07:34 PM
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Posted By dhallilama
no clue what they originally came off of. fronts...

no clue what they originally came off of. fronts are 15x7, rear are 16x9. i've not found anything in particular that'd run the staggered sizes like that.
they're in near perfect condition, lips...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 113
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Posted By dhallilama
rad... i like seeing more 142s around. are...

rad... i like seeing more 142s around.
are the wheels speedlines? they look like a set i saw a while back, but yours seem to have something (text) cast into one of the spokes; the speedlines did...
Forum: showroom 12-01-2011, 06:25 PM
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Posted By dhallilama
aye... they're center lock / pin drive. ...

aye... they're center lock / pin drive. currently they're 6x108 pin pcd and the weird ~1 7/8 hub/lock.
...
Forum: showroom 12-01-2011, 01:58 PM
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Posted By dhallilama
that's just the outer lip & center, leaning...

that's just the outer lip & center, leaning against the stock wheel with photo taken at an angle... i was at about the middle of the car, looking back... the perspective is off.
i've got one of...
Forum: showroom 12-01-2011, 10:55 AM
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Posted By dhallilama
i'm not the fan of stretch/poke... at least not...

i'm not the fan of stretch/poke... at least not for my cars. don't like really low-profile tires, either.
that's a lot of lip to get to sit properly under the quarter of a 140 with some proper beefy...
Forum: showroom 12-01-2011, 03:21 AM
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Posted By dhallilama
double post

double post
Forum: showroom 12-01-2011, 03:21 AM
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Posted By dhallilama
sigh... ...

sigh...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-rGtETfsRdek/TmJv3K5uBgI/AAAAAAAABwM/Ldex_wDIlY8/s800/IMAG0334.jpg
...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,968
Posted By dhallilama
bah, don't like autos... wish we got D5s in...

bah, don't like autos...

wish we got D5s in cars here. no love for diesel cars in this country, save for those pesky vw TDIs and a slew of 80s MBZs...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,581
Posted By dhallilama
eh... i don't put much trust/faith in "DOT"...

eh... i don't put much trust/faith in "DOT" anyway... particularly for something like steel wheels.
i haven't looked into DOT "certification" for wheels, but if its anything like the...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By dhallilama
Diamond "Stock Car", "Trucker" and maybe a couple...

Diamond "Stock Car", "Trucker" and maybe a couple others are rolled/welded. I could be wrong, but all of their DOT wheels might be.
The Pro/Challenger are spun, but I don't think DOT. I've got...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,239
Posted By dhallilama
what ever happened to him?

what ever happened to him?
Forum: showroom 11-28-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,581
Posted By dhallilama
just burst out in laughter over this... too...

just burst out in laughter over this... too funny.

and true :)
Forum: showroom 11-27-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,902
Posted By dhallilama
both. dynalites are pretty rad... HREs, too. ...

both.
dynalites are pretty rad... HREs, too.

on that note... would you happen to know the PCD & ID of the barrel/lip for them? either of them. i've got a set of compomotives with 20 hole...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,515
Posted By dhallilama
quick/easy way to a quicker car... ...

quick/easy way to a quicker car...

http://www.milwaukeetool.com/CatalogItem/Images/44880_6519-31-lg.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-27-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,581
Posted By dhallilama
^ seems there are plenty of fast volvos that...

^ seems there are plenty of fast volvos that haven't broken the 103x rears, too... some with a sheetload more than 300hp. more than one <~11 second 2600lb car with a welded diff in a dana 30...
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,526
Posted By dhallilama
the injectors are Delphi... the ones i'm running...

the injectors are Delphi... the ones i'm running are from racetronix. they will not work with the d-jet fuel rail. i made a fuel rail, and used some k-jet holders (they do fit d-jet holders,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,526
Posted By dhallilama
see sig... probably a bit more up to date on...

see sig...

probably a bit more up to date on brickboard... but the thread below gives the gist.
b20, big ass holset, megasquirt, 1000cc injectors on modified k-jet holders, crank sensor reading...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,526
Posted By dhallilama
see sig... probably a bit more up to date on...

see sig...

probably a bit more up to date on brickboard... but the thread below gives the gist.
b20, big ass holset, megasquirt, 1000cc injectors on modified k-jet holders, crank sensor reading...
Forum: showroom 11-24-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,777
Posted By dhallilama
that thing needs a full tube chassis and a hot...

that thing needs a full tube chassis and a hot turbo'd redblock... and don't touch the body... leave a rust trail down the track :)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,100
Posted By dhallilama
did the one on my old 740 with a flap disc on an...

did the one on my old 740 with a flap disc on an angle grinder followed by a mill file. looked/sealed perfect, took 20 minutes...

i've got mucho mucho hours of time over the years with a file in...
Forum: events 11-22-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,119
Posted By dhallilama
what time on dec 4? i'll go with my turbo'd...

what time on dec 4?

i'll go with my turbo'd b20 142... either under its own power, or on the trailer with a bucket full of transmission parts and a dyno sheet.
Forum: events 11-22-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,119
Posted By dhallilama
someone remind me and i'll try to keep a trans...

someone remind me and i'll try to keep a trans and/or clutch together long enough to come out in my 142...
Forum: showroom 11-18-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,154
Posted By dhallilama
gearing, gearing, gearing and a reasonably broad...

gearing, gearing, gearing and a reasonably broad torque curve...

this is the best thing i've seen posted here in ages. i'd have missed it otherwise; thanks for sharing!

i could listen to that...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,926
Posted By dhallilama
cut that one out... or desolder if you're feeling...

cut that one out... or desolder if you're feeling lucky...
then solder the new one in place. that's what i did.
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