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Forum: showroom 09-20-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,144
Posted By sheepbleat
Damn. These are great images. You have a great...

Damn. These are great images. You have a great eye for composition and color.



Based on these results I’m thinking I should flock my scalp when I do the dash, too.
Forum: showroom 09-19-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,144
Posted By sheepbleat
Consider me subscribed as well.

Consider me subscribed as well.
Forum: showroom 09-17-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,144
Posted By sheepbleat
This. Is. Dope. DonJer is the exact kit...

This. Is. Dope.

DonJer is the exact kit Iíve been looking at. Psyched to hear it holds up well. These pics look way better than I was expecting for results.
Forum: showroom 09-17-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,144
Posted By sheepbleat
All good to know. Iím assuming Porsche used the...

All good to know. Iím assuming Porsche used the electrostatic method instead of the DIY glue Ďní spray, but the latterís good enough for me. Recovering sounds like a pile of work.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By sheepbleat
I have a potentially stupid question: What black...

I have a potentially stupid question: What black center caps are those with your Virgos?
Forum: showroom 09-16-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,144
Posted By sheepbleat
This is definitely the path of least resistanceÖ...

This is definitely the path of least resistanceÖ and isnít much more expensive than the flocking kitÖ and wouldnít make me look like a rallycar wannabeÖ

Ö but donít they crack fairly quickly, too?
Forum: showroom 09-13-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,144
Posted By sheepbleat
Perfect. Found his project thread. Looks great....

Perfect. Found his project thread. Looks great. Guess I just need to psych myself up on removing the dash and repairing the cracks first.

Best of luck with yours. Excited to see how it turns out.
Forum: showroom 09-13-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,144
Posted By sheepbleat
Anyone flock the dash in their 240?

Iím getting tired of my carpet dash cover, so Iím thinking of repairing the cracks in the dash and flocking it.

I feel like this is a look I usually see embraced in the JDM scene, but less in the...
Forum: website & board 09-10-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By sheepbleat
Agreed for the Northeast. I’m new to the brick...

Agreed for the Northeast. I’m new to the brick game, but every time one pops up in a yard around here it’s pretty picked, even if I hustle.

Friends tell me it didn’t use to be this way. Makes me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By sheepbleat
Really depends on how hard it is to remove what’s...

Really depends on how hard it is to remove what’s in there currently. It’s always been a “long afternoon” job for me, but I’m a hack and you can probably do better.

Greg’s tool is excellent. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By sheepbleat
+1. Iíve gone this route in the past and had...

+1. Iíve gone this route in the past and had surprisingly good luck.

Used to work next door to a Toyota dealership outside of Boston. Theyíd bring in a group of PDR guys to fix the cars on the lot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By sheepbleat
I would also like this in my life.

I would also like this in my life.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By sheepbleat
All poly is a good vibe, but in hindsight I wish...

All poly is a good vibe, but in hindsight I wish I didn’t go poly on the rear trailing arm bushings where the trailing arms meet the rear end. Poly bushings can’t articulate the way a rubber one can...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,893
Posted By sheepbleat
I have one of these. It's delightfully adequate....

I have one of these. It's delightfully adequate. Agreed with the prior posts that it seems to be a stainless copy of the stock turbo exhaust.

It sounds slightly better than the stock NA exhaust it...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By sheepbleat
This is ambitious. Iím here for it :drama:

This is ambitious. Iím here for it :drama:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By sheepbleat
I recently had a ‘91 windshield replaced and the...

I recently had a ‘91 windshield replaced and the shop just used standard 1” T108 trim. It was good enough for me. Pics in this thread. (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=359830)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By sheepbleat
DM sent.

DM sent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,277
Posted By sheepbleat
Iím no proctologist but I have reason to believe...

Iím no proctologist but I have reason to believe that this will keep the wasps at bay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,277
Posted By sheepbleat
When I was a kid we had a greyhound that ate a...

When I was a kid we had a greyhound that ate a bee once. Maybe lots of greyhounds?

In all seriousness, I’d try a foaming spray like Terro or a wasp powder. Cover yourself up and wait until after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,899
Posted By sheepbleat
Not saying this is the correct thing to do, but...

Not saying this is the correct thing to do, but if you were to do the swap on jack stands youíd probably get the exhaust clearance you need just by unhooking the rubber hangers. Then youíll need a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,899
Posted By sheepbleat
I’m not mechanically inclined and have done this...

I’m not mechanically inclined and have done this on a very crusty car on the street in NYC in about 10 hours. Is this legal? No. Is it possible? Yes.

Agreed that a more experienced mechanic could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,889
Posted By sheepbleat
Thanks both! There was an old O2 sensor in there...

Thanks both! There was an old O2 sensor in there originally, so it’s probably M18 x 1.5. I’ll pull the trigger on that bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,889
Posted By sheepbleat
Plug for O2 Sensor Hole in Manifold

Car: Ď91 244 w/ B230F, NA

Replacing my exhaust manifold with one from the junkyard. New oneís got a hole for an O2 sensor, but I was planning on running the sensor down by the cat.

What should...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,506
Posted By sheepbleat
Oh baby :spin: This is what Iím here for....

Oh baby :spin:

This is what Iím here for. Looking forward to watching this come together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,470
Posted By sheepbleat
I don’t have an exact answer to your question,...

I don’t have an exact answer to your question, but hopefully this data point will help:

About a month ago I was able to fit an entire 240 rear end (rotors, dust shields, studs, and all) in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,666
Posted By sheepbleat
Consider me subscribed. I have a swap coming up...

Consider me subscribed. I have a swap coming up and I’ve been trying to figure out how to pull it off on jack stands with as few helper hands as possible.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,332
Posted By sheepbleat
This is an A+ thread. I was considering a...

This is an A+ thread.

I was considering a summer without AC, but now I think it’s time I replace my compressor and convert to R134A.

Thank you, wcirco and vishmutzy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,373
Posted By sheepbleat
My 240 defaults to just dash vents without...

My 240 defaults to just dash vents without vacuum. Not sure if this is consistent across all model years.

Unfortunately I know this from enduring a northeastern winter with a leaky vacuum hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,373
Posted By sheepbleat
As someone who’s encountered this...

As someone who’s encountered this unintentionally, I can say this approach is very effective. It also made for a very foggy car, but I think that’s also a wrong-coast problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By sheepbleat
They really shouldnít. I made that comment mostly...

They really shouldnít. I made that comment mostly in jest.

Language around horns in the inspection manual is brief and just calls out that it has to function. Iím sure an inspector whoís having a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By sheepbleat
Got it! Yes. Between this diagram and the one...

Got it! Yes. Between this diagram and the one that Dave Barton shared I think Iím dialed.

Off to find a rocker switch, some relays, connectors, and a wire loom.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By sheepbleat
This is genius.

This is genius.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By sheepbleat
Thatís the one! I suspect it will be appreciated...

Thatís the one! I suspect it will be appreciated by my close friends and frowned upon by NY inspectors.

This is a huge help. Thank you. Will grab a 40 amp relay and have at it once the horn shows...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By sheepbleat
Aftermarket Horns: Living my cycling team car dream

Hey TB,

Iíve got a 240 project car thatís beginning to take shape, and Iím getting into the fun parts. Part of that is installing this obnoxious horn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,060
Posted By sheepbleat
+1 on this. Blew that fuse recently on a 240...

+1 on this.

Blew that fuse recently on a 240 that had been wasting away in a vacant lot for years. Took it as a reminder to clean and lubricate the power windows. Huge improvement. Also cleaned...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,995
Posted By sheepbleat
Not cheap. $375 installed with the new molding....

Not cheap. $375 installed with the new molding. Got it done here in BK. LMK if you want the installerís contact info. Heís in Sunset Park.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By sheepbleat
Had the same experience 2 weeks back. Needed to...

Had the same experience 2 weeks back. Needed to swap in a new rear end and decided to go poly while I was at it. Gregerivnís press was worth every penny. Also just a great person to do business with....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,995
Posted By sheepbleat
Just got back from having a windshield put into a...

Just got back from having a windshield put into a ‘91 244. Guy said it was an absolute pain to find the glass, but it came from a warehouse in South NJ.

The glass arrived with some really small...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By sheepbleat
No brand on the arms themselves, but the box had...

No brand on the arms themselves, but the box had TRQ tape on it. LMK if you want a link to the eBay ad.

Definitely awesome that they come with bushings, but I’ve gotta press em out for some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By sheepbleat
Thanks for the heads up. Iíve got a new...

Thanks for the heads up. Iíve got a new thermostat for that flap that Iím dropping in this weekend. Itís a new-to-me project car but itís slowly coming together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By sheepbleat
Just unboxed ‘em. They’re... alright. ...

Just unboxed ‘em. They’re... alright.

Definitely feel the paint concerns. Doesn’t look like it’ll last long, and there’s some bubbly weirdness in some areas.

Will I still put them on my car?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By sheepbleat
I caved and ordered a pair of cheap trailing arms...

I caved and ordered a pair of cheap trailing arms on eBay for $90. Had the same thought process as you: Was replacing bushings and springs and the ones I had were salted to death.

They’re arriving...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,995
Posted By sheepbleat
I just had a shop successfully track one down for...

I just had a shop successfully track one down for me this week. Car’s a ‘91 244 and the windshield was sitting in a warehouse in NJ.

The guy I spoke with made it sound like the later ones are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By sheepbleat
This was the answer. Just went out over...

This was the answer.

Just went out over lunch and decided to take a more measured approach in the light of day. Took off the water pump/fan pulley, v belts, and timing belt cover. Didnít take...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By sheepbleat
Gotcha. Thank you! I was worried about this, but...

Gotcha. Thank you! I was worried about this, but it makes sense.

My upper timing belt cover has a sizable crack/tear where it meets the lower portion of the cover. Sounds like it could be rubbing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By sheepbleat
Updating with pics. Note the rubber shards on top...

Updating with pics. Note the rubber shards on top of the water pump. Sounds like the next step is for me to take off the fan, pulley, accessory belts, and timing belt cover and see how it runs. Any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By sheepbleat
Thank you! Updated with model info. I should know...

Thank you! Updated with model info. I should know better.

A) Iíll grab some photos in daylight today. And yes, drive pulley = water pump/fan pulley.

B) Iíll check the tension via deflection...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By sheepbleat
Warning lights and belt sounds/smells after new water pump

Edit: Car’s a ‘91 NA 244. B230F. Autotragic.

Put in a new water pump and radiator for the first time tonight. All went according to plan until I was getting ready to start the car and check for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,279
Posted By sheepbleat
Confirmed: M10 x 1.5

Confirmed: M10 x 1.5
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,279
Posted By sheepbleat
Awesome. Thanks both. And while I’m...

Awesome. Thanks both.

And while I’m asking... anyone know the threads on these? My heart says M10 x 1.5 but it’s a shot in the dark.
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