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07-06-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By thirdgenbird

I JUST did a fuel filter after draining the tank....

I JUST did a fuel filter after draining the tank. What came out of the tank looked quite clean.

I don't fit that description but the wife is close. She misses the age count by two.
07-06-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

I could hug you. 3 taps on the injector and the...

I could hug you. 3 taps on the injector and the idle smoothed out.

I couldn't follow the directions perfectly because I just put some fresh gas in, but I figured adding it on top was better than...
07-06-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

Tap on the injector itself or above it on the...

Tap on the injector itself or above it on the rail?

Tap it with what? A socket extension or something?
07-06-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

Progress is slow, but we are moving forward. ...

Progress is slow, but we are moving forward.

Fuel drained
Fuel filter replaced
Fresh gas added

The car has a miss. My temp gun says #2 is dead. I confirmed this by pulling the #2 plug wire...
07-05-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 913,498
Posted By thirdgenbird

Eh, I was over mine pretty quick. I went 80%...

Eh, I was over mine pretty quick. I went 80% because I kinda wanted the car, but I wouldn't go any higher because:
A. I would use eBay if I wanted an auction
B. It's not equipped how I want.
07-05-2016, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 987
Posted By thirdgenbird

That actually sounds like fun. If a guy had the...

That actually sounds like fun. If a guy had the time and space, you could set them side by side strip both down, and rebuild a single car with the best from both.
07-05-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 913,498
Posted By thirdgenbird

I had a similar experiance this last weekend with...

I had a similar experiance this last weekend with a gti I wanted to use for a daily car. Twice she refused to give a price and said whe was accepting offers. I offered about 80% of book value and now...
07-04-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 913,498
Posted By thirdgenbird

Installed battery Drained fuel Replaced fuel...

Installed battery
Drained fuel
Replaced fuel filter
Bought oil
Rinsed off cobwebs and dust

Next items:
Oil change
Belts
Complete manual sunroof conversion
06-11-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 913,498
Posted By thirdgenbird

How long has the fuel been in there?

How long has the fuel been in there?
06-06-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,006
Posted By thirdgenbird

In that color none the less. What a looker.

In that color none the less. What a looker.
06-04-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,418
Posted By thirdgenbird

Can anyone give me guidance on hooking up the fog...

Can anyone give me guidance on hooking up the fog lights on a 924?

I do have the factory fog switch. Is any of the wiring already in the car?
06-04-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,470
Posted By thirdgenbird

OBD support would probably make me open my wallet...

OBD support would probably make me open my wallet for this and a MAF kit.

are you thinking an integrated wifi/Bluetooth chip?
06-04-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

Wow, that's quite the travel schedule. Where...

Wow, that's quite the travel schedule.

Where can I see updated pictures and information on your car?
06-03-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

Already done :) I'm not ready for that...

Already done :)



I'm not ready for that step.
06-02-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 913,498
Posted By thirdgenbird

Ordered euro bumpers

Ordered euro bumpers
06-02-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By thirdgenbird

Want to trade it for a 1963 rambler sedan? ;) ...

Want to trade it for a 1963 rambler sedan? ;)

Clean
287 v8
3spd on the column
Aftermarket fully programmable fuel injection
Less than 50k on the odometer

I've been daily driving it for...
06-01-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 913,498
Posted By thirdgenbird

Sweet. I can't decide if I am relieved or...

Sweet.

I can't decide if I am relieved or disappointed that you got that car out Iowa without me finding it.
06-01-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 42,384
Posted By thirdgenbird

Great work. That was the first thing I...

Great work.



That was the first thing I thought about.
06-01-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

Yes sir.

Yes sir.
06-01-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 913,498
Posted By thirdgenbird

Dan, Is the a thread or blog for that car? I...

Dan,
Is the a thread or blog for that car? I think we were/are headed down similar paths.

I've been thinking about a 951 axle and GPS speedometer. This was the car you did that to correct?
06-01-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

Thanks. Good to see some familiar names and cars....

Thanks. Good to see some familiar names and cars.

Hopefully the whole euro bumper thing works out. I may start working on the next engine after that.
05-31-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By thirdgenbird

I am back

It looks like there are still a few familiar "faces" around here.

I'm not looking for a celebration, but I am looking for some motivation to get my car back on the road. A house purchase, job...
05-31-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By thirdgenbird

Oops... These were located long ago....

Oops...

These were located long ago. Disregard :)
06-01-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By thirdgenbird

Inflation adjusted, that is over $57k. That would...

Inflation adjusted, that is over $57k. That would put it above a base corvette.
05-28-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By thirdgenbird

I was thinking I got nuts with my konis... ...

I was thinking I got nuts with my konis...

As an FYI, don't buy replacement bearings from kla. They have a crazy high markup. It is a qa1 bearing and they sell direct. I was willing to pay to...
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