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Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By VB242
He had some NOS, I got a little discount since I...

He had some NOS, I got a little discount since I got one of the ones that the teeth on the edge were off a little. I'm using an lh2.2 distributor so it doesn't matter to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,478
Posted By VB242
It's the 2.0 pinto belt TB013, 122 teeth.

It's the 2.0 pinto belt TB013, 122 teeth.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By VB242
I had it hooked up to switch the ground on...

I had it hooked up to switch the ground on position 85 on the above diagram. 86 had power from another relay that turns on with the key. I used an all blue a/c switch and grounded one side of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,631
Posted By VB242
Yeahbut duz it go psshht when you let off the go...

Yeahbut duz it go psshht when you let off the go pedal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By VB242
Spin the fuses next time it happens.

Spin the fuses next time it happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By VB242
I just put a John V sooperbitchin flywheel in...

I just put a John V sooperbitchin flywheel in mine, I recommend it, just be prepared to extend the fork pivot ball quite a bit. It's considerably lighter and made out of less explody steel as...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By VB242
I had a 6 cylinder Dakota that twisted bad enough...

I had a 6 cylinder Dakota that twisted bad enough for the cowl to develop a leak after I towed a trailer that probably weighed close to 9,000lbs.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,916
Posted By VB242
It has clutch plates and needs friction modifier.

It has clutch plates and needs friction modifier.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,971
Posted By VB242
I got 5l of Pentosin LV brake fluid from Rock...

I got 5l of Pentosin LV brake fluid from Rock auto for $30 when I changed my brake octopus, it's good for >509F. Never had a problem with this fluid at autocross or time trials at the track.
Forum: showroom 11-09-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 72,333
Posted By VB242
Best run last Sunday <iframe width="560"...

Best run last Sunday
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kne8onrW-Lk" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By VB242
Of course Volvo's are like legos.

Of course Volvo's are like legos.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By VB242
You can use all the pedals etc. at least

You can use all the pedals etc. at least
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By VB242
I have a set of flat top B23 pistons, PM me if...

I have a set of flat top B23 pistons, PM me if you're interested.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By VB242
I'm assuming that B23 block is filled, I opened...

I'm assuming that B23 block is filled, I opened in Tapatalk and my swedish ain't so good. That cam looked pretty nuts too
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
There's a reason 2 piece driveshaft are used ...

There's a reason 2 piece driveshaft are used
https://themustangsource.com/1-piece-2-2015-still-2-piece-driveshaft-12660/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,058
Posted By VB242
Don't put the seals on the exhaust valve guides, ...

Don't put the seals on the exhaust valve guides, I had a valve stick open shortly after assembly. They need a little oil for lubrication, it burns off.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By VB242
This is my 530 with the 46/38 valves from the...

This is my 530 with the 46/38 valves from the group buy. You can set where my machinist carved a little bit out by the intake valve. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By VB242
Definitely not once he gets the turbo plumbed in.

Definitely not once he gets the turbo plumbed in.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By VB242
That is some next level shizz, sounds like a...

That is some next level shizz, sounds like a recipe for head gasket failure. But I bet it's o- ringed too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By VB242
+1 on my '89 780, but I just smeared it on there....

+1 on my '89 780, but I just smeared it on there. I was wondering if the stuff they use to repair stars on a windshield would seep in there and harden up and seal the glass.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By VB242
Smokin hole burnouts will do that

Smokin hole burnouts will do that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,134
Posted By VB242
PB blaster the exhaust nuts every day for a few...

PB blaster the exhaust nuts every day for a few days before trying to loosen them. Also try to tighten just slightly before loosening.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By VB242
Are you sure you're getting good afr readings? I...

Are you sure you're getting good afr readings? I know mine shows some goofy things until everything warms up. Does the car drive any differently with the lean readings? Are you hearing knock? How...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,608
Posted By VB242
I blew the seals out of one of those in a couple...

I blew the seals out of one of those in a couple months. Only weekend driving autocrossing, but I was running 22+psi. I don't recommend it. I ended up putting this turbo back on it after about 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,509
Posted By VB242
How much boost are you running? Do you have a...

How much boost are you running? Do you have a wideband O2 gauge? Could be detonation events....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,707
Posted By VB242
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/l8umqZay434" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,707
Posted By VB242
Hollow can be stronger than solid.

Hollow can be stronger than solid.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,081
Posted By VB242
Are you referring to the air pressure inside the...

Are you referring to the air pressure inside the accusump? There's a piston with seals that separates the compressed air from the oil inside I believe.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
It's an '86 I believe, NWC for sure I think the...

It's an '86 I believe, NWC for sure I think the tag was 1342 but not 100% sure. Guy I bought it from said it was holding 15psi in his 300ZX, but 4th gear synchronizer doesn't work. I bought a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
I've beaten on it mercilessly, I only paid $100...

I've beaten on it mercilessly, I only paid $100 for it. Drove it today even
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
Just use some regular bearing grease to hold the...

Just use some regular bearing grease to hold the bearings in place, you can reinstall it in the horizontal position. There's a big flat washer thing that sits on the shims from what I remember. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By VB242
Which car? I don't think there's room by the...

Which car? I don't think there's room by the strut tower on a 240 to run it as is.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,081
Posted By VB242
Moroso also makes something like the accusump,...

Moroso also makes something like the accusump, has anyone tried one?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By VB242
Well I bumped it up and test drove it this...

Well I bumped it up and test drove it this morning, I barely made it to 7k when I pussed out, it seemed like it was fine though. I think I could use an adjustable cam gear to shift the power band...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
I swapped the Ford V8 input shaft into a T5 out...

I swapped the Ford V8 input shaft into a T5 out of a Nissan 300ZX turbo. Not sure about the other V6's.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
Hence my advice to keep the input shaft end of...

Hence my advice to keep the input shaft end of the transmission pointed down so when you take it out so the roller bearings stay in the input shaft cup. I've had the input shaft out 3 times and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
It's super easy, with the following caveat, ...

It's super easy, with the following caveat, inside the end of the input shaft are 15 individual roller bearings. Make sure the input shaft end of the transmission is pointed down so the roller...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By VB242
Heavy,schmeavy just turn up the boost

Heavy,schmeavy just turn up the boost
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By VB242
Just twist them together and 2 wraps of black...

Just twist them together and 2 wraps of black tape should do it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By VB242
The friction modifier was a requirement of the...

The friction modifier was a requirement of the upgrade to the Cobra clutch packs. Some very stinky stuff, I opened the bottle in the shop and one of my guys about 30ft away smelled it immediately,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By VB242
Mike P offered me a set of 3.73 gears, not sure...

Mike P offered me a set of 3.73 gears, not sure how much work it is to swap in an 8.8. Plus I've got about $60 worth of Ford friction modifier additive in there now. I know it's not going to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By VB242
I had an Ebay one, just sold it, when I did the...

I had an Ebay one, just sold it, when I did the finger test the pipes didn't seem any bigger than the 90+ runners.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,509
Posted By VB242
Check the oil and make sure it's not milky...

Check the oil and make sure it's not milky looking. Look for evidence of coolant being forced out of the overflow reservoir. These would indicate a blown head gasket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By VB242
I saw some reman on advance auto

I saw some reman on advance auto
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By VB242
Pretty sure the transmission lines are 5/16:8mm ...

Pretty sure the transmission lines are 5/16:8mm , I tried to use it for a power steering cooler,. I can't remember why but I ended up with a stand alone PS cooler,
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,509
Posted By VB242
A spring inside the wg actuator holds the wg...

A spring inside the wg actuator holds the wg closed, air pressure on the diaphragm inside the wg from the turbo pushes it open and lets the exhaust bypass the turbine. If the spring in the wg is...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,956
Posted By VB242
That's what autos do all day long, match load to...

That's what autos do all day long, match load to the proper gear.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By VB242
I did flip to third on one run in the long...

I did flip to third on one run in the long section but I didn't leave it there, maybe I'll give it a whirl next time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By VB242
If they had engineers, they would have made it...

If they had engineers, they would have made it like my girlfriend's expedition where the blend door actuator nub snaps off and you get cold air with the heat on and hot air with the a/c on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,509
Posted By VB242
The CBV line should be coming off the manifold, ...

The CBV line should be coming off the manifold, this is not the place to be hooking up your waste gate. This is after the throttle plate, it should be plumbed off the compressor, before the...
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