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(10-06-2010 02:23 AM)WindowsBreakerG4 Wrote:  You need to get some tires back on the ten spokes and we need to cut your springs

Yes we do.

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RE: The Tan Catamaran
Springs are for whimps.

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RE: The Tan Catamaran
not a whole lot of progress but bit by bit we move forward...

new(used) alternator = thanks alden!

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did some engine bay clean up / painting

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and a little bit of wiring organization with zap-straps....

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installed a new wiring harness = thanks Jonathan for the harness

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did some work under the dash with a bunch of zap-straps

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got some new speakers = thanks eric!

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got some moar parts!!! waiting for spring cutting,and suspension refurb...coming soon (dec 20th)

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that last pic also shows my new orange corners, and the gt grille that i was able to hack, and glue all new tabs on (pics and info coming soon)

also found this plate up on the yoke... is this a production number?
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and ive got new tail-lights, and a set of wheel caps for the 10 spokes too...

oh, and i bought and converted one of these...
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into one of these:
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12-06-2010 03:48 AM
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RE: The Tan Catamaran
slick job on converting the gauge from *C to *F!
12-06-2010 05:23 PM
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props to dave barton for that little piece of magic

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and now...
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RE: The Tan Catamaran
Keith, every time you touch that thing it gets cleaner/neater/better.

Nice Job.

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01-16-2011 04:03 AM
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RE: The Tan Catamaran
You should see how clean his engine bay is. It's so nice.

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RE: The Tan Catamaran
(01-16-2011 04:03 AM)Shifted Wrote:  Keith, every time you touch that thing it gets cleaner/neater/better.

Nice Job.

Beer Cheer

thanks... im trying to keep it clean and functional...

its a never ending process, but i guess thats part of the fun



(01-16-2011 04:05 AM)scottyd Wrote:  You should see how clean his engine bay is. It's so nice.

thanks for noticing! that was one of the major projects...
i still wanna work a bit with a pressure washer from the bottom

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There is something wrong with your engine. I think you may be running low on volvo grime in the engine bay. I am surprised you didn't notice the warning light for it.

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IMG00021-20110126-1404

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i really do need to get a better camera ... but that still makes me giddy

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RE: The Tan Catamaran
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3 passes :
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and the final 2:
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shes clean folks!!
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Does that thing even emit anything out the tailpipe? I bet you have a prius beat.

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That's an enhanced smog with rollers. Ours is just a 2 speed.

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(05-03-2011 01:54 AM)wennstr├Âma Wrote:  Is it a 2 speed idle test there? Here its a dyno test at 15 and 25mph. Mine is easier to keep clean under load, its hard to tune the idle perfect with the large injectors.

Yea but they don't check for nox here Tongue

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Spec is ┬▒2 so that should be fine Wink

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Nice progress Keith!

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05-03-2011 01:43 PM
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heres another worthless post without pictures....

fixed the idle issue
i think i got the snowscoop attached...
i got the gt grille alligned and installed
i FINALLY got the front speakers installed ... nice to have sound again
the battery light disapeared, but i still have some instrument cluster issues...
installed new tail-lights
cleaned up the interior a bunch
got some new center caps for the wheels

future projects:
fix oil leak
install power windows and "new" tan door cards and 3rd brake -light
install rear speakers / sub


16valve engine build / install

pictures when i can find a cord that attaches to this new camera

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pictars post!!!

new front end:
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front speakers
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wheel caps
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tail-lights
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RE: The Tan Catamaran
be safe ... use protection

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RE: The Tan Catamaran
filled up the gt grille...

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replaced the supppper leaky ps rack with a remaned rack, new tie rod ends and fresh fluid, cleaned up some of the new undercoating from the aforementioned leaky rack and am debating what to do with the engine thats sitting in the trunk giving me a reverse rake ...

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RE: The Tan Catamaran
Looks good. Find a corner in the garage and an old minispare to set the spare engine on. Enjoy a properly sitting car again.

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