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by GRNSHRK
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Pacific SharkFest 2019 Confirmed!
Replies: 11
Views: 802

Re: Pacific SharkFest 2019 Confirmed!

Craig, super glad you guys made it and enjoyed yourselves :lol: Really, how could you not :roll: I've got plenty of pix and hoping load 'em up, soon as I get some free time, as soon as possible :-k Also planning on writing an article for the Roundel, surly that's gonna be a while, since we are STILL...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: Battery relocation/trunk refurbish project
Replies: 30
Views: 8618

Re: Battery relocation/trunk refurbish project

Fabricate it myself :-k I wish I had that capability :-? Trying to recall the name of the fella that was making these, think it was Brent Kemi, might try and do a search on the board [-o< BTW, shortly after doing this, the Interstate did crap out, so I went with an Optima red top =D> Which, of cours...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: New Leather For the '79 Euro - Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: New Leather For the '79 Euro - Pictures

And, the most important question, how many of those $ did you have to part with, if you don't mind divulging :-k

Agree with Ken however, outstanding results =D>
by GRNSHRK
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open

Looks like they had snow at the higher elevations, any recent updates on the forecast :-k

Surely gonna be fun on summer tires #-o
by GRNSHRK
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Uh, Brucey, 74 more posts, and...
Replies: 10
Views: 973

Re: Uh, Brucey, 74 more posts, and...

ACHIEVED!!!

Congrats Brucey, and welcome back =D>
by GRNSHRK
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Sideloader Ratios
Replies: 16
Views: 359

Re: Sideloader Ratios

Well, now isn't this getting interesting =D> So, maybe E3 it is :-k Curious what that additional "3" is stamped on yours :-? Shit, think I'd drive all the way to BC to get my grubby fingers on that one :-" Frankly, while a call to Metric Mechanic might solve this puzzle, I've tried calling them befo...
by GRNSHRK
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open

Steve, thanks for posting this, ya think I would know by now that I have to sign up and prepay #-o

I recall many having to pay on the spot last year for meals, which of course is a PITA for you [-X

Thanks again, see ya next week \:D/
by GRNSHRK
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Sideloader Ratios
Replies: 16
Views: 359

Re: Sideloader Ratios

Uh, plus nothin' Bert :-({|= So, attached photo shows both the all important "S" and "40" stamped next to it =D> The seller swore that it was a 3.64, 40:11 as Dave duly noted :-" What I don't have is a photo of the 38:11, which I guess is stamped on the casing somewhere :-k The seller also told me t...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Sideloader Ratios
Replies: 16
Views: 359

Re: Sideloader Ratios

Dave, my '80 came stock with a 3.45 ratio and 4 speed, which has long since been upgraded to a 5 speed OD gearbox. I have also upgraded to an LSD, it was "supposed" to be a 3.64, which I really wanted, but the "40" stamped in the case was not for the ratio, it's for the % of lockup, 40%. So yeah, wh...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Relay 1364654
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Relay 1364654

Rainer, gonna move this thread over to the electrical forum :-"
by GRNSHRK
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: Storage Clean Out
Replies: 19
Views: 1111

Re: Storage Clean Out

Kurtamine, sent you a PM as a board moderator, but please get back on line when you get a chance [-o<

I know the feeling, trying to move to and and it's been hell ](*,)

Ken and others, please hang tight :-"
by GRNSHRK
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Tech Articles
Topic: Removing the Instrument Cluster
Replies: 10
Views: 930

Re: Removing the Instrument Cluster

That's real nice Ken :roll:

Seriously great writeup thanks for posting =D>

Now if I ever get an E28 based 6er :-k
by GRNSHRK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1172

Re: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!

Song, thank you very much =D>

Heading to Gilroy, so not "too" far :roll:

Nice to see you back on line but also glad to see that you haven't been on line because your 6er is behaving \:D/

Still in Sunnyvale, busy uncovering 2.5 decades worth of, well, you know #-o

Keep in touch 8)
by GRNSHRK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?
Replies: 12
Views: 690

Re: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?

Behave?!? Now what fun is that :-? Still haven't tried it yet, but will probably give it a whirl heading down to Legends this coming Friday :-k What I can do is compare with Pat (ONEBADM) who has a much later model Valentine unit, and see if we detect the same signals, if any :-" Bert, think I'll pa...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Lowering or Sport springs edit for 635
Replies: 10
Views: 434

Re: Lowering or Sport springs

Rondel Fan, you're gonna need to tell us what chassis you have :-?

E12 or E28, huge difference :-k
by GRNSHRK
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Water in the spare wheel well.
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: Water in the spare wheel well.

Moderator here, not sure about your issue, but I'm gonna move your thread to the exterior forum :-"
by GRNSHRK
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: 1980 Euro 635 CSIA
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: 1980 Euro 635 CSIA

Nice is right :shock:

Curious about that rotisserie type of rig you've got there :-k

Also interested in those rear skirts, not that I need them, but others might be [-o<

Nice fab work, wish I had the means =D>
by GRNSHRK
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Front valance and fog lights fitment
Replies: 5
Views: 369

Re: Front valance and fog lights fitment

Fanatic, don't think those fog lamps from ECS are gonna work [-X What you have is a US version that was used prior to the world bumper update in '88 :-? That would be model years '85 through '87, although I have one from an '87 and it has openings or cutouts in the horizontal slats, presumed for air...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?
Replies: 12
Views: 690

Re: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?

Well, all good points, think it belongs in an auto museum #-o

I could put it in the green shark at Legends, but since the cars are typically left open, some nutjob might steal it :cry:

Thanks for the feedback gents =D>
by GRNSHRK
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?
Replies: 12
Views: 690

Re: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?

Dunno, good question Ken, just says Passport Radar Receiver :-k

Pix attached =D>
by GRNSHRK
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?
Replies: 12
Views: 690

Old Passport radar detector - still usable?

Gents, amidst the biggest move cleanup in history, I uncovered an old Passport radar detector, still in it's original packaging, complete with all accessories =D> Is this still usable, or have technologies employed by the men in blue changed that much that they now use different frequencies, bands, ...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1172

Re: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!

Hey guys, been off line for quite a bit, was down south for the 4th, and of course this move has me busier than a one legged guy in a butt kicking contest #-o Dug, heading to Gilroy =D> I'll be at the new house tomorrow for most of the day, gotta get the cabrio smogged (already moved it and the 6er....
by GRNSHRK
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1172

Re: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!

Thanks gents, last day of work, and I can assure you, it feels damn weird :-? Funny stuff Ken :lol: Not sure how I found time to work, gotta love it =D> Shit, I've got so many projects for the 6er and cabrio, I won't even know where to start :-k Rainer, not all that sure how "deserving" I am, just r...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1172

Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!

That's right gents (and ladies), ole Bobbo is getting ready to hang it up, answer the final bell, whatever you want to call it :roll: After 23 years here at Thermo Fisher and 42 years of total working time, I've had enough :-" Went through the financials, the guys said that we're in very good shape,...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: m635 Exhaust options and Supersprint install
Replies: 69
Views: 9472

Re: m635 Exhaust options and Supersprint install

Uh, yeah, looking at where that exhaust exited, i bet your hearing is a bit off #-o The drone is frequency and RPM specific, for me it was around 2K to 2200 RPM, most noticeable when just tooling around town :roll: Sure, if you zoom up through the rev range, you could pass though without a hitch :-"...