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Forum: events 05-15-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,141
Posted By PhillyTim
See everyone at Ikea tomorrow morning.

See everyone at Ikea tomorrow morning.
Forum: events 05-13-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,141
Posted By PhillyTim
I should mention it's going to rain Friday from...

I should mention it's going to rain Friday from amout the time we leave till the time we get to Carlisle. Should taper off Friday evening and be nice for the weekend.

I should probably rain-x and...
Forum: events 05-12-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,141
Posted By PhillyTim
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: events 05-12-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By PhillyTim
Was a great idea, now there's a few more cars....

Was a great idea, now there's a few more cars. Could still work though.

BTW, Friday the 16th is "Bike to Work Day", which, as a relatively new bike commuter I totally support. However, the city...
Forum: events 05-10-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,141
Posted By PhillyTim
So if wisturbo and I are already in Manayunk and...

So if wisturbo and I are already in Manayunk and the others are Pete and Drew, why don't we just meet at my house or down on Main St or something? Not sure if you can drive up to the top of Art...
Forum: events 04-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,141
Posted By PhillyTim
I'm in. For whatever reason, 676 traffic...

I'm in.

For whatever reason, 676 traffic always sucks at 11am Friday. I say we cruise up Columbus, head through CC on Market right around city hall, out the parkway by the Art Museum and kelly...
Forum: events 04-26-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 51,881
Posted By PhillyTim
Import is one of the smaller shows at Carlisle....

Import is one of the smaller shows at Carlisle. The bigger shows are crazy and probably not as much fun from a camping perspective. Offically, you get that 10x30 space, but really half the campground...
Forum: events 04-26-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 51,881
Posted By PhillyTim
Pretty sure no fire pits/campfires at Carlisle....

Pretty sure no fire pits/campfires at Carlisle. We usually have a few grills, though.

And sometimes a brick or two will catch on fire.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,550
Posted By PhillyTim
I think GT40 heads were mostly on the cobra...

I think GT40 heads were mostly on the cobra engines. GT40Ps come mostly from Explorer motors. Much more info here - http://www.fiveohinfo.com/performance/gt40-gt40p.html. The GT40Ps have the slanted...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,325
Posted By PhillyTim
My situation is a bit different since everything...

My situation is a bit different since everything is behind a 5.0, but after I blew up* my v8 t5 in december I had to source a cheap replacement. A 4cyl T-5 was basically gifted to me. Weather finally...
Forum: events 02-19-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 51,881
Posted By PhillyTim
reg done

reg done
Forum: events 08-17-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 45,684
Posted By PhillyTim
video:...

video: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/video/9207562-i-76-eastbound-reopens-after-car-fire-shuts-down-lanes/ (Some video here:...
Forum: events 08-16-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 45,684
Posted By PhillyTim
nice job, Jason ...

nice job, Jason

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyphilly/9A4EDC82-4606-43A7-AB35-7233EFD75CDE-188-0000000A189E7243.jpg
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Forum: events 05-19-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyp...

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyphilly/B6669FB4-E0E7-450E-B722-6C28E0DC4130-120-000000018857438C.jpg
Forum: events 05-17-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyp...

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyphilly/F1586E57-674B-4DA6-AAE2-24C4167C5F68-7410-00000639AF68E042.jpg
Forum: events 05-17-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
yawn... still way too much to do

yawn... still way too much to do
Forum: events 05-16-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
Yup. Dug up a 1994 mustang wiring diagram and it...

Yup. Dug up a 1994 mustang wiring diagram and it looks like that's supposed to be a 20 amp fuel pump fuse. I don't know what the actual fuel pump is - I assume it's the 740 pump. That means there is...
Forum: events 05-15-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
blown 30 amp fuse. replaced with 60 amp. drove...

blown 30 amp fuse. replaced with 60 amp. drove home.

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyphilly/E3515EFE-F45F-4A42-BB2E-3BA2BCF04EF3-5255-0000047641F2EAF6.jpg
Forum: events 05-15-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
Still dead... can maybe get a new battery at the...

Still dead... can maybe get a new battery at the Wal Mart...
Forum: events 05-15-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
So I'm driving back homw after work to meet my...

So I'm driving back homw after work to meet my wife, mother-in-law and other family members for dinner. Coming up Lincoln Drive, which is a twisty, limited access no shoulder concrete barrier heavy...
Forum: events 05-08-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
Anyone have a SWR meter I can borrow to...

Anyone have a SWR meter I can borrow to check/tune my cheap antenna?
Forum: events 05-06-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
Mine is done, sorta. But all i did was an oil...

Mine is done, sorta. But all i did was an oil change, add a CB and put down a coat of wax. Transmission is going to blow up probably in the next 5000 miles or so, but as long as a couple of the gears...
Forum: events 04-29-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
So I bought a refurb CB for $16 from eBay. Still...

So I bought a refurb CB for $16 from eBay. Still need an antenna.

I'll be giving wisturbo a ride to ikea, and he can ride shotgun with me in the convoy or jump in whatever car he wants. Natalie...
Forum: events 04-24-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
still need to buy or borrow a radio... can anyone...

still need to buy or borrow a radio... can anyone lend me a handheld or should I just nut up and buy one already?
Forum: showroom 04-18-2013, 08:51 PM
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Views: 5,545,796
Posted By PhillyTim
http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyp...

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyphilly/891AFA0F-FF38-41F6-96F3-FC75C1BB6E9F-3737-000003E06575F788.jpg

Was discussing paint ideas for my 740, and the conversation turned to a...
Forum: events 04-14-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
Except in 4th gear, right? (1:1 no countershaft) ...

Except in 4th gear, right? (1:1 no countershaft)

Anyway, I hope everyone can get registered before the next price bump. Nice to drive right in when you get there. I wouldn't worry too much about...
Forum: events 04-12-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
That one I don't know about... maybe a glazed...

That one I don't know about... maybe a glazed flywheel?
Forum: events 04-12-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
Add another 745 T-5... I've got throwout bearing...

Add another 745 T-5... I've got throwout bearing noise, countershaft noise, gear whine and who knows what else.
Forum: events 04-09-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
But you have a TIG welder, right? You'll be done...

But you have a TIG welder, right? You'll be done by this weekend.
Forum: events 04-08-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
OK, looks like my training was rescheduled, so I...

OK, looks like my training was rescheduled, so I should have the whole day off. This means I'll pick you up if you'd like a ride to Ikea.
Forum: events 04-08-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
registration deadline in one week... (apr 15). ...

registration deadline in one week... (apr 15).

And for those of you with blowed up motors and such, you have 38 days to get your brick rolling. I can only tow maybe one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,744
Posted By PhillyTim
Wait, you're in Regina. Not sure you have downhil...

Wait, you're in Regina. Not sure you have downhil there.

Low rolling resistance tires and pumping them up way too high are probably the best non-driving style options. You could always construct a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,744
Posted By PhillyTim
only drive downhill

only drive downhill
Forum: showroom 04-01-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 141,072
Posted By PhillyTim
SAVE THE FRIDGE Seriously, paint every...

SAVE THE FRIDGE

Seriously, paint every single thing white, too. Stick a white marine radio in there (like...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 26,959
Posted By PhillyTim
...and on the fear-mongering thing - if that's...

...and on the fear-mongering thing - if that's how my post came off, I apologize. I was just trying to advise OP to start with realistic expectations. I think he should do the swap.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 26,959
Posted By PhillyTim
Right. And mine cost $2500. I don't know what the...

Right. And mine cost $2500. I don't know what the OP means when he says "will soon have money to burn". If he's ok with spending close to $5000 and a lot of garage time to get a ridiculously fun car...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 26,959
Posted By PhillyTim
No worse or better than other states probably,...

No worse or better than other states probably, but the basic idea is that anything goes under 5000 miles per year. Over 15 years old you can get a classic plate and over 25 you qualify for antique...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 26,959
Posted By PhillyTim
Step 1: Find someone who wants to sell a...

Step 1: Find someone who wants to sell a converse-kit 5.0 Volvo.
Step 2: Give them your money to burn.
Step 3: V8 go vroom.

That's your best option. Worked for me.

Honestly, the more I work...
Forum: events 03-26-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
I'd offer a ride from NW no prob, but I just...

I'd offer a ride from NW no prob, but I just found out my manager scheduled me for training April 22-May 24.

This means I might not be able to take off work Friday.
Which means I might not be...
Forum: showroom 03-10-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,638
Posted By PhillyTim
'89 740. The msrp works out to about $42,000 in...

'89 740. The msrp works out to about $42,000 in 2013 dollars.

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w395/timbillyphilly/windowsticker89.jpg...
Forum: events 03-05-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
Try some of these: ...

Try some of these:
http://www.healthproductsforyou.com/Prodimages/ProductImage/12200728126303.gif

As a bonus, they are pee-resistant.
Forum: events 02-28-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
sounds great but might be tough for autocross

sounds great but might be tough for autocross
Forum: events 02-28-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
how bright is the projector? We mught have a...

how bright is the projector? We mught have a maximum practical limit somewhere...
Forum: events 02-23-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 45,684
Posted By PhillyTim
I willl make every attempt at going this year. I...

I willl make every attempt at going this year. I forget why I didn't go last year. Something about rain and work. I'm a giant pussy.
Forum: events 02-23-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
I want samosa chaat. With bhujia. Maybe I'm...

I want samosa chaat. With bhujia.

Maybe I'm asking too much for camping.

Anyone want to swing by Desi's in west philly before the caravan leaves? I was gonna hit up John's Roast Pork, but now...
Forum: events 02-21-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
If anyone needs a Volvo for the caravan, this one...

If anyone needs a Volvo for the caravan, this one runs. Just buy it and pick it up before ghe caravan. My cheap ass got outbid...
...
Forum: events 02-20-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
It's amazing what happens when you install shims....

It's amazing what happens when you install shims. An idea lost on the previous owner, I guess.



Pulse and glide. I'm hypermiling.
Forum: events 02-20-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,135
Posted By PhillyTim
Crushed T5?

Crushed T5?
Forum: events 02-20-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
And who votes for taking the muffler off and...

And who votes for taking the muffler off and fitting a straight pipe for the weekend? It may not be *that* fast, but it sure sounds awesome. Plus I'd like to cover up all the crappy noises my...
Forum: events 02-20-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By PhillyTim
I'm in. I'll bring a proper CB this year. Want to...

I'm in. I'll bring a proper CB this year. Want to do an autox before carlisle at some point, maybe at Baeder Field some weekend.
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