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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:46 AM
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Posted By klr142
I see a 13.0 at 110mph slip! :)

I see a 13.0 at 110mph slip! :)
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:04 AM
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Views: 1,241
Posted By klr142
Well, now Iím curious! The pictures arenít...

Well, now Iím curious! The pictures arenít working. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 144,759
Posted By klr142
w00! You can always turn down the boost to fix...

w00! You can always turn down the boost to fix that clutch problem... :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 144,759
Posted By klr142
That’s a lot of mileage a day! (100)

That’s a lot of mileage a day! (100)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 43,235
Posted By klr142
Updated the first post slightly and added the...

Updated the first post slightly and added the different "steps/stages" from a later post to it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 56,849
Posted By klr142
Is that oxygen sensor location going to be making...

Is that oxygen sensor location going to be making the sensor point down? It kind of looks like it from here and that usually isn't great for the sensor. Otherwise, can't wait!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 64,592
Posted By klr142
:nod:

:nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 56,849
Posted By klr142
Fire it up! :)

Fire it up! :)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,419
Posted By klr142
:-( What's the scoop? Moved on with life?

:-( What's the scoop? Moved on with life?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 90,522
Posted By klr142
:lol: They werenít as round as we first thought...

:lol: They werenít as round as we first thought but we did do one more race on them! Hammered on the wheels a bit to get them slightly more round, rebalanced the tires and put the flat spotted ones...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 90,522
Posted By klr142
Speaking of wallpapers, I added pictures to the...

Speaking of wallpapers, I added pictures to the above post! Thanks for following! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 90,522
Posted By klr142
Nothing?! No comments on that awesome picture? ...

Nothing?! No comments on that awesome picture?

Anyway, we race again tomorrow at the Ridge Motorsports Park! Follow along on the Facebook page for the latest information, photos and updates.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 02:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 30,134
Posted By klr142
Anything new? :) Did you ever get around to...

Anything new? :) Did you ever get around to running non-factory control arms?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,173
Posted By klr142
Time for an update! Ps, that one sequence of...

Time for an update!

Ps, that one sequence of pictures with you jumping the car looks like you may have bottomed out the suspension on landing. You have spacers above the strut mounts, right?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,827
Posted By klr142
They're working! Our next race is next weekend in...

They're working! Our next race is next weekend in the General Leif, can't wait!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,858
Posted By klr142
Check those connections and grounds. Get'm...

Check those connections and grounds. Get'm working! Do it do it!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,241
Posted By klr142
Doooo it!

Doooo it!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,827
Posted By klr142
The spin in the black car? w00! Good to see you...

The spin in the black car? w00! Good to see you back on track.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,858
Posted By klr142
There's a taillight out. :-P

There's a taillight out. :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,241
Posted By klr142
w00! I'm not sure if I'll get a drag strip time...

w00! I'm not sure if I'll get a drag strip time this year, but I did at least drive my 240 for the second or third time this year yesterday!

Are you going to go back in your 12 to get an NA time,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 56,849
Posted By klr142
w00!

w00!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,858
Posted By klr142
I donít think it really matters all that much,...

I donít think it really matters all that much, really. I didnít realize you were going to flatten it after cutting. On one hand, it is easier to fold if youíve cut them first. On the other hand, itís...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,419
Posted By klr142
Ah yes. Good info to share and I believe it does...

Ah yes. Good info to share and I believe it does just fine! My street/play 240 is very softly sprung as well but does fine enough on the track in short bursts. That car is still stock upper strut...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,419
Posted By klr142
That’s a very, very soft front spring. We are...

That’s a very, very soft front spring. We are running either a 1” or 1 1/8” IPD front bar, 925lb front springs with 200lb rears and no rear bar on our 2300lb 142. Granted, we’re using Hankook RS4...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,858
Posted By klr142
w00! The spring perch doesn’t change location to...

w00! The spring perch doesn’t change location to the tire up front. ;-)

Regarding the rear, get out two sledge hammers. Start by hammering the lips up a bit to start the folding process, then wrap...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,943
Posted By klr142
Yes, you'll definitely want to get an adjustable...

Yes, you'll definitely want to get an adjustable cam gear to dial that in after the work is done.

Is it a 405 head then? It will be fun! Let us know how it goes.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,858
Posted By klr142
If they're 15" or 16", they're fine, but I don't...

If they're 15" or 16", they're fine, but I don't like cheap cheap tires due to their lack of performance in wet/wintery weather. I'm sure they'll be better than whatever you already have though and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,420
Posted By klr142
Most M46s have a steel case, right? That would be...

Most M46s have a steel case, right? That would be stronger against deflection maybe than the aluminum cased M47?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,420
Posted By klr142
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,858
Posted By klr142
Why not go back to a 19t? As mentioned in...

Why not go back to a 19t?

As mentioned in the text, Volvo pads are great. They disappeared kind of fast once we got to turbo levels of power on the race car, but they didn’t fade! On the street...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,858
Posted By klr142
Yay! I read it! Go drive it! It sounds like a...

Yay! I read it! Go drive it! It sounds like a good setup to drive and enjoy, to me.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 144,759
Posted By klr142
Ok, Grandpa... Hah, yes, those springs are...

Ok, Grandpa...

Hah, yes, those springs are soft soft soft. I would run more spring before more bar, though!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,831
Posted By klr142
Bump! Cool project and I appreciate your...

Bump! Cool project and I appreciate your attention to detail. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,943
Posted By klr142
:werd: You'll want to use a thin headgasket...

:werd:

You'll want to use a thin headgasket as well to get the piston to head clearance down between .030-.040" for good quench which will help performance, efficiency and detonation resistance....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,420
Posted By klr142
Torque and abuse will kill it. Actually, I've...

Torque and abuse will kill it. Actually, I've stripped third gear in an M47 on my non-turbo car, too, so even without torque it can die. I may or may not have missed a 2-3 shift drag racing it a time...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 03:59 PM
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Posted By klr142
I see! Make sure you duct between the condenser...

I see! Make sure you duct between the condenser and radiator with the intercooler out of there now. Makes sense, though!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 144,759
Posted By klr142
The Wavetrac is set up soft or the stock...

The Wavetrac is set up soft or the stock suspension? Hah!

What was the rear end gearing before?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 01:51 PM
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Posted By klr142
Carbon build-up in the rings can also affect...

Carbon build-up in the rings can also affect that, so putting something that can break it down in there while apart is a good idea, too. Now that I'm on the computer I can see that there's a lot of...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 904,184
Posted By klr142
w00! What are you showing us with the pictures of...

w00! What are you showing us with the pictures of the block and pistons? I’m on my phone and don’t notice anything obviously of concern.

So, yes there was a loan head gasket but the compression...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,388
Posted By klr142
Modern Volvos donít, but I donít know much about...

Modern Volvos donít, but I donít know much about other brands.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,388
Posted By klr142
Ha! And yes, just to spell it out in yet...

Ha!

And yes, just to spell it out in yet another way… Almost, it not all, all modern engines are interference. So, if you really want to get every last dollar out of your $17 timing belt, stick to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By klr142
We have a B230 and 405 head on our race car, no...

We have a B230 and 405 head on our race car, no problem. Use the B230 timing covers and you might have a little bit of a clearance issue with the timing gear hitting the inside cover as it sticks out...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,188
Posted By klr142
Stiff transmission mounts transfer a lot of...

Stiff transmission mounts transfer a lot of vibration into the car, for sure. If you had an automatic transmission before, they dampen engine vibration more than a manual transmission as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By klr142
You havenít messed with the rear fenders at all?...

You havenít messed with the rear fenders at all? Thatís an effective offset of ET18, if I remember correctly, right? Also, which tires are they? Not all tires have the same tread width but this is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By klr142
Like we’ve been mentioning, you will not need to...

Like we’ve been mentioning, you will not need to mess with the front plastic liners before you have to mess with the rear fenders.

Go searching for 16 and 17” wheels, get 7, 7.5 or 8” wide ones...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By klr142
^Agreed.

^Agreed.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By klr142
There are some 780 Multi-X wheels in the for sale...

There are some 780 Multi-X wheels in the for sale forum right now. Buy them and be done. Slap some 205/55-15 tires on them if you want something with some sporting pretentious. To get the more flush...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By klr142
Can you get good street tires in that size...

Can you get good street tires in that size anymore? I know some race tires are available, but not sure about street stuff.

OP, these, or similar, wheels can be commonly found when searching for...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By klr142
You don’t need to pull the fender liners up front...

You don’t need to pull the fender liners up front for what you’re doing. My car has them trimmed a smidge(maybe not even needed with the current setup) to run 225/45-17s on 17x7.5” wheels with an...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-05-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,348
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Posted By klr142
I have a 562 and 954 bin as well as a basic 954...

I have a 562 and 954 bin as well as a basic 954 xdf attached. I don't have a bin file for the other two ECUs and no xdf for any of them.
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