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#1 mhub91

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:17 AM

Picked up this '76 B210 a while back. Daily drove it for a while and decided the little A14 wasn't enough......

 

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#2 mhub91

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:19 AM

Picked up some wheels 14x6.5 ? with soem 185/60/14. I enjoy the look.

 

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:21 AM

Cleaned up the little A14 and purchased a new Weber 32/36 from Redline...... So not impressed with the "new" Webers. Performance and aesthetics is there, sure, but reliability with the "new" ones seems poor compared to the old Italian ones i've previously owned. Throttle shaft has excessive play, electric choke is finnicky.... Not a fan. 

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:22 AM

The view outside.... 

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:24 AM

someone put this on the door. Previous owner? Someone on the interweb translated it to.... "Morning Wood" ? Lol. Unsure if accurate......20160803_204415_zpsjn3g9gfq.jpg



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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:25 AM

Decided to upgrade suspension... ZX struts cut down to fit rear MR2 shocks, 225# springs, adjustable sleeves and waiting on Techno Toy Tuning camber plates.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:28 AM

Decided to get some cooler, Jap wheels. Had these Hayashi Command 400, 13x6 and 13x6.5 imported. Got them for a very low price due to condition (color, oxidation).

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Not sure if I like the color, but toying with the idea..... Light refinishing, not polished yet.

 

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:29 AM

Hours drive to Ocean Shores, here in WA. Catching some rays.... 35mpg the whole way!

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:38 AM

As always, getting complacent...

 

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and beginning to clean the engine bay a bit

 

 

 

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:40 AM

Scored a nonturbo CA18DE from CL for a deal.

 

Didn't take pics, but I tore it down, resealed and did a head job. new valve seals and lapped valves, too. port and polished exhaust side.

 

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:42 AM

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only real issue.....

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:48 AM

Loving this post!



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Posted 03 April 2017 - 08:41 AM

Could someone please help me to get out of this thread?/


So somehow while i was driving back from Eaglerock swap meet i somehow caused YOU to post this,,,, do really think members on this site are that stupid to believe i caused it??

http://community.rat...un-for-a-while/

Yeah i guess you do,,

 

BTW ,,,, the first person to call you a pussy,,,, ya might wanna check out his ethnicity ,, cuz i don't think it's what you think it is there snowflakeboy

 


..........................I shall call it, narclops.

 

 

 


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Posted 03 April 2017 - 09:37 AM

is it done yet


It's low, loud and has a hood now.

If there isn't anything running all over the place you're doing it wrong!

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 10:18 PM

Nice rims, did they fit the zx struts?

Decided to get some cooler, Jap wheels. Had these Hayashi Command 400, 13x6 and 13x6.5 imported. Got them for a very low price due to condition (color, oxidation).1470368596394_zpsg14ynrjj.jpg
 
 
Not sure if I like the color, but toying with the idea..... Light refinishing, not polished yet.
 
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Posted 04 April 2017 - 05:54 AM

They do clear the ZX brakes.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 09:12 AM

treated myself to a few cool things.....

 

 

picked up some drilled / slotted rotors for my ZX brake upgrade

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and also got Techno Toy Tuning camber plates for the ZX coilover setup.

 

The image on their website isn't up to date. I was really excited when I received them and found that they offer a small amount of caster adjustment, too.

 

 

(not mine setup, but identical otherwise....)
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Posted 16 April 2017 - 06:28 PM

So..... No more CA. a friend offered to trade his engine for my CA.

So, now, the B is getting an LZ23 with dual Mikunis. I think it could offer more nostalgia fun and offer (maybe?) About the same power.

Pics later.

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 08:11 AM

the B is getting an LZ23 with dual Mikunis. I think it could offer more nostalgia fun and offer (maybe?) About the same power.

 

More torque, but less horsepower. Less RPMs, but more driveable. I would do it.  :thumbup:

 

Infinitely easier swap too. Assuming you already have a 510 crossmember in it (or plan to).


It's your car, just don't ruin it.

 

It's also not my money, so i'll suggest the most expensive option. 

 

 


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Posted 15 July 2017 - 03:18 PM

wow, this fucking thread is done now that photobuckets went tits up. they want to charge me $399/yr to hose images. No thanks.

 

what a shame.