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Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Coupid
Those are so sweet! Congrats

Those are so sweet! Congrats
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Not in California… just having it on the car...

Not in California… just having it on the car would be an auto fail of the visual smog inspection
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Yeah they definitely look super clean....

Yeah they definitely look super clean. Unfortunately the intake manifold is off an egr car so I will have to take it off and reuse my stock manifold




It’s a freshly rebuilt 13c so I’ll...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
I didn’t do the work but It looks like it was...

I didn’t do the work but It looks like it was repainted, polished and then clear coated
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 167,353
Posted By Coupid
This is and always has been my dream build! GLWS...

This is and always has been my dream build! GLWS Jeff
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Not much to report, been driving it a lot since I...

Not much to report, been driving it a lot since I sold my DD. I installed these bad boys yesterday to help increase visibility.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 440,874
Posted By Coupid
Good for you! That scenery looks incredible and I...

Good for you! That scenery looks incredible and I know the roads were out of this world since Frank out the route together.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Well I did a thing! 16x7 rays Sebring Zieger 5s ...

Well I did a thing! 16x7 rays Sebring Zieger 5s

https://i.ibb.co/XtwK5vn/A718-FE4-C-8-A60-40-C7-8839-460077-EEAE07.jpg (https://ibb.co/L1Gcg2T)...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Replaced the outer tie rods on Christmas Eve and...

Replaced the outer tie rods on Christmas Eve and ceramic coated the car today.

The steering feels incredible, time will tell on the ceramic coating
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Had this happen...

Had this happen https://i.ibb.co/L0cmYqv/0-C980-B92-A15-C-426-B-891-A-48581-E693-DC7.jpg (https://ibb.co/dfVFj37)


Made for an annoying week until the new one showed up from fcp. Install really...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
No photos but wanted to mention in here for...

No photos but wanted to mention in here for tracking.

Replaced some ancient units with new a Bosch fuel filter and pump tonight. Forgot what a mess that job is even though it is pretty...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
While I’m getting the flywheel sorted I decided...

While I’m getting the flywheel sorted I decided to replace the old intake manifold gasket. The old one was pretty… crusty lol https://i.ibb.co/jy8pkLt/E5914099-E6-DE-4-B05-A52-D-F10-AE47-E0656.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Put a trouble free 300 miles on it this weekend...

Put a trouble free 300 miles on it this weekend going to and from Radwood LA. New seats are great and the car did awesome.

My sachs clutch kit arrived and seems way off the flywheel. Can someone...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Put this thing in the vent. What’s the best light...

Put this thing in the vent. What’s the best light bulb circuit to tap into? https://i.ibb.co/sWzXVDg/6-A4-CCAAD-397-F-47-D3-A2-C5-7-BB8810-FF76-C.jpg (https://ibb.co/bbDGKy6)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Bought some 960 chassis braces off TB. Cleaned...

Bought some 960 chassis braces off TB. Cleaned them up today and painted them. Can’t wait to see if I can feel a difference. https://i.ibb.co/J7VBzTT/24371-ACC-C283-477-B-983-E-6820-C32-E46-A4.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
For sure! You’re welcome to have a seat next...

For sure! You’re welcome to have a seat next time we meet up.

I found some leather rear seats on eBay with free shipping. Jumped right on them only to have the seller cancel the order when he...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
thanks, now I just need a mint set of charcoal...

thanks, now I just need a mint set of charcoal leather rear wagon seats and I'll be set!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Thanks Keith!!

Thanks Keith!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Couldn’t help myself so I worked on the drivers...

Couldn’t help myself so I worked on the drivers side last night and today.

Here is nearly the end result:

https://i.ibb.co/r7grNgb/2355-B590-EEF3-4314-8234-41-A95386-B2-D9.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
After the trip to Atascadero I started thinking...

After the trip to Atascadero I started thinking that a seat upgrade was in order. I wanted new foam, no rips and side bolstering. I zeroed in on Corbeau GTS ii. I wanted to also take the opportunity...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
I had a great trip up to SLOrolling festival...

I had a great trip up to SLOrolling festival today. Ryan and company put on an excellent show! It was a little over 200 miles round trip and the wagon performed flawlessly. I have two new fuel pumps...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Thank you! Driving to SLORolling festival...

Thank you! Driving to SLORolling festival tomorrow for a little Volvo car show action
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,723
Posted By Coupid
It looks great! Do yourself a favor and...

It looks great! Do yourself a favor and backtoblack those bumpers and mirrors. Will make it pop so much more
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Thanks to Roy I am back in business. I bought new...

Thanks to Roy I am back in business. I bought new lines and banjo bolts from him and he got them shipped out super quickly. The oil feed for the 12b was the same so that simplified things. The oil...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
No photos of the transmission service, it was...

No photos of the transmission service, it was messy and a general PITA. Seems to seep less fluid but I haven’t driven it that much since I replaced the “filter” and pan gasket.

I started the turbo...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
The turbo swap and trans service are up next. I...

The turbo swap and trans service are up next. I found an hour to throw an adjustable IPD Panhard bar on the car https://i.ibb.co/0JKMSv6/CA8-DA9-F3-EE0-A-46-C3-9-EEF-DB77-CC8-D83-D6.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Thanks and good luck on your project! I dug...

Thanks and good luck on your project!

I dug into the seats and the elements are broken in multiple places from age and mileage. I was tempted to replace them but then my priorities changed.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,723
Posted By Coupid
If it runs with the MAF unplugged but wont run...

If it runs with the MAF unplugged but wont run with it plugged in I would start with the MAF. that sounds like normal behaivor for the car with the MAF unplugged.I dont suppose you have a spare known...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,723
Posted By Coupid
All the charge pipes okay?

All the charge pipes okay?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
I was just thinking to myself how nice it was...

I was just thinking to myself how nice it was that the car didn’t really leak and stain the driveway. I hosted a drive with SloRolling on Saturday. On Friday night I went out to wash the car and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,279
Posted By Coupid
I upload to the IMGbb website on my phone. You...

I upload to the IMGbb website on my phone. You can get BBcode links straight from the site and paste them into TB. Please do, I want to see more photos of that thing. I'd recommend a denso assuming...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 960,615
Posted By Coupid
congrats on the move! I've always loved your 142...

congrats on the move! I've always loved your 142 so I'm glad to hear it will be back under the knife soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Not much to report, just been driving it a lot on...

Not much to report, just been driving it a lot on the weekends. I replaced the airbox to turbo hose since I noticed the old one was completely rigid. There was a lot of oil in it and the turbo had...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 440,874
Posted By Coupid
Oh my word! Are you going to come to the...

Oh my word! Are you going to come to the Slorolling drive on the 26th? If so, will you be sporting these?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 440,874
Posted By Coupid
ooooh can't wait to see the end result here!

ooooh can't wait to see the end result here!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
How’d that work out? My Momo hub finally...

How’d that work out?

My Momo hub finally showed up! Got everything installed a few days ago:

https://i.ibb.co/MkMDMng/4-FE7-F985-AA68-4266-8901-1-ADEA00-F13-F6.jpg (https://ibb.co/Jj5R5nc)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,758
Posted By Coupid
Have you cleaned the contacts in the switch?

Have you cleaned the contacts in the switch?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,846
Posted By Coupid
I have always loved that thing! What are your...

I have always loved that thing! What are your plans?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
I bought the last 9 that ipd had in stock. I...

I bought the last 9 that ipd had in stock. I can’t find them anywhere now.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
I replaced the blower motor and bought a Momo...

I replaced the blower motor and bought a Momo Cobra. The adapter hub arrives Monday, can’t wait to get rid of the airbag! https://i.ibb.co/x1ghtZJ/6-CA43961-37-CA-4-E18-962-E-DC5-D97-A6-D840.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Deferred maintenance log day 279: I pulled...

Deferred maintenance log day 279:

I pulled the throttle body off for a clean and new gasket. It was pretty yucky and the gasket was super fried. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Oh man that was a pain. The carrier bearing...

Oh man that was a pain. The carrier bearing support was totally shot. The u-joints were in good shape so I didn’t touch them.

My driveshaft is a little different than all the other ones I have...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Thanks Alex! I got the cup holder armrest,...

Thanks Alex!

I got the cup holder armrest, strut tower brace and new carpet installed in the last week. Loving all three upgrades!
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 167,353
Posted By Coupid
Oh my god! I have always admired this build. Was...

Oh my god! I have always admired this build. Was just thinking last night that I needed another 142/242. To top it all, smog exempt....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Yeah exactly, I had done so much work on it...

Yeah exactly, I had done so much work on it recently I figured the radio suppression relay got some power steering fluid on it or some connection at the fuse panel was loose from the heater core...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Quick update, that was an easy fix... I’m an...

Quick update, that was an easy fix... I’m an idiot https://i.ibb.co/L6XZdcb/254-C0636-5-F48-4-AA7-98-B8-684403440-FE5.jpg (https://ibb.co/RPkDTsZ)
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Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
So last night I went to leave town for the...

So last night I went to leave town for the Targa805 and only made it about 8 miles. The car felt great heading up highway 154. As we crested the grade, I tapped the steering wheel and said “nice...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 440,874
Posted By Coupid
The end result looks worth it, but man that looks...

The end result looks worth it, but man that looks like a ton of work! I'm getting ready to head up to Paso for Targa805. Can't wait to see your Amazon in person again!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,991
Posted By Coupid
That is a great looking coupe! The paint looks...

That is a great looking coupe! The paint looks great to me from the photos at least
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 216,401
Posted By Coupid
Installed the new Febi unit and went for a test...

Installed the new Febi unit and went for a test drive. The shifter still moves more than I would like when I hit bumps in the road but it doesn’t move around when I accelerate or brake like it had...
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