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Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By AndrewNance
New or used? Any idea what you want or how much...

New or used? Any idea what you want or how much you’d like to spend? I know a ton of sellers who primarily use Instagram these days and the last three sets I’ve bought have just been from eBay. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Not much happening with the car lately but...

Not much happening with the car lately but that’s nice. Finished up the wheels a couple months ago and it’s been relatively drama-free which is something I haven’t experienced with this car in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 22,825
Posted By AndrewNance
Are the calipers good? Throw on some new hoses...

Are the calipers good? Throw on some new hoses and blow out the hard lines. Clutch stuff shouldn’t cost much. Has it already been converted to an alternator?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,980
Posted By AndrewNance
Love it! What’s the plan for it now?

Love it! What’s the plan for it now?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 22,825
Posted By AndrewNance
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Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,774
Posted By AndrewNance
You can unbolt the shock mount from the control...

You can unbolt the shock mount from the control arm, flip it to the bottom, and weld it on to regain the travel you’ll lose from lowering the car. Whether or not they’ll dampen properly is not...
Forum: showroom 02-06-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 30,167
Posted By AndrewNance
You need wheel adapters. Wheel spacers are the...

You need wheel adapters. Wheel spacers are the same thing but don’t change the bolt pattern, they just push the wheels out more. You’ll need to cut your studs a little if the adapters are thinner...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 286,808
Posted By AndrewNance
This has been my philosophy since I got mine...

This has been my philosophy since I got mine running. It runs, drives, stops, and does burnouts. I’m not messing with it until something catastrophic happens.

Hope to see it back on the road soon!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 1,036,163
Posted By AndrewNance
Hey that looks familiar. Aeromotive told me not...

Hey that looks familiar. Aeromotive told me not to let it it sit for too long with fuel in the tank or use any chemicals like Seafoam or that baffle will break down into a huge mess.

Also if you...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m hoping to repaint it next year but we’ll...

I’m hoping to repaint it next year but we’ll see. There’s a little rust I want to take care of before it becomes a problem. I pulled the wheels off and disassembled them for fresh powdercoat...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,661
Posted By AndrewNance
When I swapped the worn out b18 for a...

When I swapped the worn out b18 for a lightly-modified b20f, I assumed I’d need to change the needles but I don’t think it ever made a bit of difference. I tried two or three different pairs and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,240
Posted By AndrewNance
I think a single indicator for both turn signals...

I think a single indicator for both turn signals would be cool if you moved it to the center of the dash like the factory cluster. Are the bulbs the same as the factory ones?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By AndrewNance
Oh I guess I haven’t worked on anything else with...

Oh I guess I haven’t worked on anything else with a b230 in a while.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,240
Posted By AndrewNance
You’ll still have an idiot light for oil pressure...

You’ll still have an idiot light for oil pressure right? I assume that’s the red guy. That’d be my only hang up for putting the gauge out of your immediate line of sight. I just used one of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By AndrewNance
Even though mine is upright, I’m going to...

Even though mine is upright, I’m going to confidently say yes. The b230 pan is flat with the engine at it’s normal angle, right?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
I guess it’s subjective. It’s no slouch and it...

I guess it’s subjective. It’s no slouch and it makes twice as much power as it did from the factory but, relatively speaking, I wouldn’t call it fast. It does have a lot of room for improvement...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,003
Posted By AndrewNance
Was the wideband new when you put it on? I’ve...

Was the wideband new when you put it on? I’ve already been through three O2 sensors and two wideband controllers since getting my car together. Those UEGOs are kinda garbage.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-01-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,818
Posted By AndrewNance
I did that on mine too before reading that you...

I did that on mine too before reading that you aren’t supposed to but it didn’t ruin anything.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,184
Posted By AndrewNance
What gauges are you thinking of using?

What gauges are you thinking of using?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,284
Posted By AndrewNance
Just throwing this out here for reference. I...

Just throwing this out here for reference. I bought the one here advertised to fit a 122 and it’s pretty nice. Fits the windshield nicely and rolls up small.

https://www.heatshieldstore.com/
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
I mean there’s no reason to believe that isn’t...

I mean there’s no reason to believe that isn’t what got it working again
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 693,135
Posted By AndrewNance
Snip snap snip snap snip snap

Snip snap snip snap snip snap
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,873
Posted By AndrewNance
https://www.willtheyfit.com I like to use...

https://www.willtheyfit.com

I like to use this so you get a visual of how the new wheel/tire will sit in comparison to the current one.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
It was the DB37 cover apparently pinching the...

It was the DB37 cover apparently pinching the main MS power wire. It runs fine with the cover removed :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
True. Not really something I could've prepared...

True. Not really something I could've prepared for in any way, especially since it worked fine for months until it just didn't.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
I was more mad that it broke than anything

I was more mad that it broke than anything
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Do it dude! This thing is a blast and it’s not...

Do it dude! This thing is a blast and it’s not even fast. Yours will surely be an absolute riot.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Mountain Meet was awesome again this year. It's...

Mountain Meet was awesome again this year. It's always nice to see everyone's cars that keep the inspiration going. Had one issue with the DB37 connector body somehow pinching the main MS power wire...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
It should be there barring any catastrophes on...

It should be there barring any catastrophes on the way. I thought I had a weird driveline vibration but I checked the angles and adjusted it a little and there’s still a little something there. Not a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Yep. It’s pretty much a weekend at an old Boy...

Yep. It’s pretty much a weekend at an old Boy Scout lodge near the blue ridge parkway. Always a really fun time and very relaxed. Here’s the thread:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
That’s normally what happens. Last time it waited...

That’s normally what happens. Last time it waited until then to start leaking fuel badly from one of the carbs.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Last week I got curious about the state of my...

Last week I got curious about the state of my fuel tank so I popped the sender out to have a look. I dropped one of the screws into the tank and, while trying to fish it out, discovered there was a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,613
Posted By AndrewNance
I found the factory b230ft oil filter/cooler...

I found the factory b230ft oil filter/cooler setup with a Setrab sandwich plate to be the best for mine. There’s no mess of oil lines running all over the engine bay.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Derrick came up last week and tuned on it for a...

Derrick came up last week and tuned on it for a few hours. Fixed a couple oil leaks and tried to add some more preload on the pinion bearing. I think it’s about as Mountain Meet-ready as it’s...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 693,135
Posted By AndrewNance
If you ever go to Franklin, NC you will...

If you ever go to Franklin, NC you will understand.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,253
Posted By AndrewNance
Borla ProXS is still under $100 and sounds great...

Borla ProXS is still under $100 and sounds great on a b230. I had an NA 240 with a Flowmaster and it had a lot of drone and didn't really sound good anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,016
Posted By AndrewNance
Pretty sure mine is from a v6 car so it likely...

Pretty sure mine is from a v6 car so it likely has the 3.35 1st and .68 5th. I really enjoy that combo with a 4.10 rear end. With the td04 it’s nothing but usable power around town and still cruises...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 113,191
Posted By AndrewNance
Dude I love this car so much :love:

Dude I love this car so much :love:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,945
Posted By AndrewNance
If you separate some 1800E/ES hubs/rotors and...

If you separate some 1800E/ES hubs/rotors and swap the studs for some with a shorter knurled section then, yes, you can run a v70 rotor on the front with whatever caliper you want to adapt.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 693,135
Posted By AndrewNance
https://i.imgur.com/os1mCbml.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/os1mCbml.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/yWzDZ6Xl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m hoping so. I just need to finish up the...

I’m hoping so. I just need to finish up the brakes and get some help tuning it. I’d like to think I’ll have time to swap out the Spec clutch for something better but it seems unlikely.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Thanks guys. It does feel good to be done with...

Thanks guys. It does feel good to be done with that part. The seats will have to come back out for upholstery at some point but maybe after the summer. The goal is to make sure I have some time to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Went out and threw the wheel on before I left for...

Went out and threw the wheel on before I left for work just so I could officially call it done. Should have brakes bled and the car back on the ground this weekend. Really glad I got sidetracked on...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Pedals are in there for good. Just waiting on...

Pedals are in there for good. Just waiting on hoses since the first three I ordered were too short :roll:

https://i.imgur.com/zrs77wPl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 583,432
Posted By AndrewNance
Interior is pretty much done aside from getting...

Interior is pretty much done aside from getting the front seats recovered but I’m not ready to give VP another $800. I may try the local old guy upholstery shop and see if he can repair my drivers...
Forum: events 06-29-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 127,181
Posted By AndrewNance
It's typically on the cool side at night up...

It's typically on the cool side at night up there. Pretty good camping weather IMO.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,358
Posted By AndrewNance
The one I bought came with the European adapter...

The one I bought came with the European adapter and that worked fine on my old 142. I’m sure the reservoirs are the same thread as a 240. Just gonna throw out there again that you probably have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,358
Posted By AndrewNance
They make a ton of caps for those things. Are you...

They make a ton of caps for those things. Are you sure you got the right one?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,308
Posted By AndrewNance
You could pull the distributor and drive gear...

You could pull the distributor and drive gear just to see if you’re that lucky and maybe you’ll get off easy. Aside from that I’d assume the pan has to come off.

Edit - you suggested that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,080
Posted By AndrewNance
It sounds like he’s trying to ditch the oil...

It sounds like he’s trying to ditch the oil filter arm altogether. I went with this sandwich plate on the factory oil filter arm and it works great and packages in there well.
...
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