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by scrapironchef
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1981 124 Spider with Pininfarina hardtop.
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Re: 1981 124 Spider with Pininfarina hardtop.

I have to admit I do like the seats, any details?

KD - let us have our fun, it's not much but it's all we've got when our cars are up on blocks.
by scrapironchef
Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1981 124 Spider with Pininfarina hardtop.
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Re: 1981 124 Spider with Pininfarina hardtop.

Not interested. car is completely upside down...
by scrapironchef
Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Charging system upgrade question
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Charging system upgrade question

West Marine stocks the wire in green and lugs in the appropriate sizes, thanks that good to know. They're actually a good source for all things auto electrical, boat people do some severely custom things to their systems. The stock of wire by the foot and electrical widgets far outstrips any auto o...
by scrapironchef
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Charging system upgrade question
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Charging system upgrade question

Mine came with a stack of washers to shim out the upper bolt, works fine.

BTW - I upgraded to an 8ga wire, West Marine stocks the wire in green and lugs in the appropriate sizes, about $11 out the door.
by scrapironchef
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Charging system upgrade question
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Charging system upgrade question

So after a long hiatus recovering from knee surgery I'm finally back to wrenching on my machine. I got the gear reduction starter I've been shelf aging in and I'm moving on to the 95 amp alternator. This raises the question of the cable that runs between the two to feed power back to the battery - i...
by scrapironchef
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Holley 5200? Anyone use one?
Replies: 20
Views: 576

Re: Holley 5200? Anyone use one?

whitehause wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:09 pm

Yea, my wife's not going to like that I opened that link.....I have so many summit receipts I could heat the house for a year if I burned em in the fireplace....lol
Just explain that the better gas mileage will pay for it...
by scrapironchef
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Holley 5200? Anyone use one?
Replies: 20
Views: 576

Re: Holley 5200? Anyone use one?

I'm sure Brad will pop in here but his usual recommendation is to swap out the intake manifold to the 1800 one and put an ADFA Weber on. That's what I'm doing to my 79. In a more reasonable emissions environment I'd be bolting this on - https://www.holley.com/products/fuel_systems/fuel_injection/sni...
by scrapironchef
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Jolly Spiaggina
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Re: Jolly Spiaggina

I like the idea of a built in shower head...
by scrapironchef
Sun May 06, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Need Computer Help (SFC)
Replies: 9
Views: 945

Re: Need Computer Help (SFC)

Try updating your browser and Adobe.
by scrapironchef
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1974 128 Coupe
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Re: 1974 128 Coupe

I'm practically next door to this but don't have the space for it.