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Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 242Fast
Did you weld the nut in and patch the hole?

Did you weld the nut in and patch the hole?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,295
Posted By 242Fast
Trying to encourage competition in the Tbricks...

Trying to encourage competition in the Tbricks suspension fabricators :-P
Just put in IPD real trailing arm bushings as a temp fix to the completely destroyed stock ones - got my eye on your...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,295
Posted By 242Fast
hickup installing adj. torque rods

I'm swapping from IPD adjustable torque rods to Yoshifab adjustable torque rods and ran into a problem. I can't remove the front bolt on one of the existing rods, it feels like the captive nut inside...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Engine swap May '08

Had the old engine out a while to take off turbo etc. (spare chain around oil fill cap, not used as a lift point)
http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/160091169/large.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
530 head on, turbo on - April '08

The new engine sat for a few months until the car could be down during the swap

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/160091165/medium.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Assembled B23F, turbo oil return

High stress doesn't quite describe the processor of drilling and tapping a diagonal hole into a B23F block for an oil return fitting

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/160090975/large.jpg
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Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-17-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,443
Posted By 242Fast
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=224...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=224740

Have you gone through this article?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
more B23F pics

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/85272941/large.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/85272934/large.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/85272936/medium.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
JVAB H-beams and CP pistons Aug. '07

Started working on a B23F block, at the time the forged crankshaft sounded good. Goal for this was 8:1 compression. If I had to do it over again I would have gone with a B230F or FT block from late...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
WC T5 acquisition and gear swap June '07

WC T5 from an early '90s 4 cylinder mustang and swapped in a 1st gear 2.95:1 gearset. Took a while to get it in the car but finally got it in with a 1 piece driveshaft
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
side exit exhaust Christmas '06

After seeing Doug's side exit on his red 242 build, it looked like some more ground clearance could be had since the 3" pipe on the car hit speed bumps and steep driveways. I bought a couple 90 bends...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
SE 5.0 / fire on the dyno

Next major milestone was getting the car on the dyno at SE 5.0
(some of these are copies from others at SE 5.0, thanks for taking these)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
First sub 14 second 1/4 mile

4/13/2006

First sub 14 second 1/4 mile!

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=68347

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/159856642/original.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Autometer Cobalt gauges

Autometer came out with the Cobalt series gauges with improved through-face illumination, the needle also lights up. I also got an XD-16 gauge from Innovate for the LC-1 wideband O2, it's really nice...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
early Kaplhenke coilovers - March 2006

I got a set of coilovers from Ben with adjustable camber plates

H&R R25100250 springs, new set of Bilstein HDs, and 200lb Hypercoils in the back IIRC
The first set were 13" long, little too tall...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
poly bushings - Jan. 2006

poly bushings for front A-arms, adjustable torque rods with poly, panhard rod with poly

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/159855954/medium.jpg

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Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
RC 550cc injectors and ipd turbo cam - Sept. 2007

*typo Sept. 2005*

My understanding was the car had a VX cam when I bought it but at the time had no way of verifying. I bought an ipd turbo cam, rented a shim kit, and some low-impedance RC 550...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
TrueTrac from 3.31 into 3.91

The axle housing with 3.31 gears had a TrueTrac 411 differential from the previous owner, once that was verified the TrueTrac went into the housing with the 3.91 gears
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,707
Posted By 242Fast
I got a t5z 2.95 gearset from The Gearbox ...

I got a t5z 2.95 gearset from The Gearbox
http://www.thegearbox.org/t5.html

and the Koyo master rebuilt set for World Class.
I had a WC t5 from a 4 cylinder '91 mustang, gearset swap wasn't too...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-01-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,296
Posted By 242Fast
Homer, any pictures of putting together the...

Homer, any pictures of putting together the engine bay side of the Souriau connector together? Heatshrink/strain relief/bundling everything together?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Yeah, the color part of the paint is almost black...

Yeah, the color part of the paint is almost black but there's so much metal flake it comes out grey. The clear coat basically screws all that up in pictures and takes on the color of whatever's...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Photoshoot

Here are some photos we took near the Ringling Causeway bridge, the top one made me 50$ at IPD and onto the cover fall of '05

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/85786928/large.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
MSD

I moved the MSD from the engine bay to the passenger kick panel. The wires to the coil routed through the firewall. Megasquirt lived in the glovebox for a long time until getting moved next to MSD....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Volvo 850 TPS sensor and first try at intake air sensor

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/158969842/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/image/158969844/large.jpg

The 3 pin connector wasn't hard to find in the junkyard, this sensor has...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
megasquirt

Here are some of the key components I used for my Megasquirt install

-green top injectors with volvo resistor pack tied into batch-fire on injector bank 1
-LH 2.2 distributor for hall-effect...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
blown head gasket

In May of 2005, about a month after swapping to the 3.91 rear gears we blew the head gasket. I'm pretty sure it was one particular pass at the drag strip with some pinging after increasing the boost...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Thanks for the compliments. I just got an '11...

Thanks for the compliments. I just got an '11 Golf TDI as a second vehicle for DD so I've got some more time to tinker on the 242. I've got a pretty good stash of pictures I'm trying to sort through...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
rear axle swap, 3.31 to 3.91

The local drag strip in Bradenton, FL has a pretty well organized test and tune on Thursdays, sometimes Fridays too. My dad and I started putting our work to the test, starting with a rear axle...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
destruction of first M46

Some time in the first year I had the car we knocked all the teeth off 3rd gear doing passes down the interstate on-ramp. Pretty sure there were a few things that created a perfect storm for that....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Autometer gauges

I started out with the Autometer Ultra-Lite series with green LEDs. Unfortunately their lighting design isn't great. There is an opening around the face of the gauge and light reflects back onto the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
poor decisions in audio equipment purchases

At the time Rockford Fosgate was quoting their Power Series amplifiers with about half their actual power rating in the specifications. So, if you're looking for a 50W x 4 amplifier, double check the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Undiagnosed misfire or mis-injection

This was a daily driver for my in high school. The car had an intermittent misfire, constant speed driving it felt like the injectors just skipped over one cycle.

The previous owner had put in a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Paint

Here are some photos before/after painting. Utech 2K primer surfacer (grey layer), the paint was in pretty bad shape, ridges in lots of places so the surfacer helped with minimal bondo. Siekens...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,073
Posted By 242Fast
Jesse's '83 242 Turbo

Bought the car back in 2004, neglected to make a project thread but trying to catch up now.

Condition when I bought it:

B230FT from 740
Stock '83 242 turbo ignition
LH injection from 740...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,406
Posted By 242Fast
What are the rules on what you can modify/swap to...

What are the rules on what you can modify/swap to stay in the class you're targeting?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-09-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,128
Posted By 242Fast
I misinterpreted the comparison of crank sensing...

I misinterpreted the comparison of crank sensing and the DSM CAS. If my flywheel doesn't have the teeth for VR and I'm currently using an LH2.2 distributor for sensing is it worth the extra effort to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-08-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,128
Posted By 242Fast
Good analysis, definitely not suitable to shakey...

Good analysis, definitely not suitable to shakey b230's then
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-07-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,128
Posted By 242Fast
alternative to DSM CAS but same location?

would something like this solve the problem of the insufficient 24 pulses per rev on the DSM CAS?
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-12-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,311
Posted By 242Fast
that yellow temp sensor wire goes to the...

that yellow temp sensor wire goes to the instrument cluster gauge. The MS installs I've done/seen use an additional 2-wire sensor in the head, one wire goes to ground (my current understanding is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,209
Posted By 242Fast
Had a similar problem, have you taken a look at...

Had a similar problem, have you taken a look at this thread? Might help

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=242458
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-30-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,919
Posted By 242Fast
what I used for v2.2

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=26720

but don't do v2.2!

if you've done surface mount solder/desolder before, 3.57 is probably cleaner looking and more compact. if you're still...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-29-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,820
Posted By 242Fast
some progress

made some progress on my board

using an LCD from adafruit and the MAX9924 on the arduino proto board (using a SchmartBoard adapter for the 0.5mm pin spaced MAX IC to DIP, makes it easier to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,948
Posted By 242Fast
Engine specs: b23f block with JVAB rods/pistons,...

Engine specs: b23f block with JVAB rods/pistons, t3/t4 turbo, 8v head w/ ipd turbo cam
V6/V8 T5: transmission out of 1991/92 mustang 4 cylinder, swapped to t5z gearset, details below
Adapter:...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-12-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,820
Posted By 242Fast
Could this be simplified with a microcontroller...

Could this be simplified with a microcontroller doing the frequency multiplication or division internally then sending a pulse to the factory speedometer?

Flow would be T5 VR --> MAX9924 -->...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-11-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,820
Posted By 242Fast
I picked up a MAX9924 from digikey but fell...

I picked up a MAX9924 from digikey but fell victim to one of the classic blunders. I got the micromax package size which has 0.5mm pin spacing surface mount and the Arduino proto-board surface mount...
Forum: article composition 04-11-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 191,637
Posted By 242Fast
Check my log?

Just got mine hooked up on the bench turning by hand, still new to the composite logger in tunerstudio. Would someone mind checking mine? This is with the Yoshifab hi-res disc

Log taken with...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,383
Posted By 242Fast
My 4cyl experience

I gutted my 4cyl world class T5 and put in T5z gears to get the 2.95 1st gear. This replaced the input shaft and corresponding bearing.

http://www.pbase.com/bigleonard/t5

Sorry, this doesn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,232
Posted By 242Fast
which kit model #

Those that are using the DW200 and 300, did you get the universal fitment kit? Was there anything extra you needed?

DW200
Universal Fits most models Fits most models 9-1000 9-201-1000
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By 242Fast
Yeah, I just got the bottom and back pieces out...

Yeah, I just got the bottom and back pieces out today and all the brittle cardboard/particle board out and I'm seeing the cross piece. Not sure how will things would hold up if the rear deck was free...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By 242Fast
1983 242 rear seat retrofit?

Has anyone found a good donor replacement for the rear seat in an '83 242? All of the rods are rusted on mine that keeps getting dumped on the floor along with the deteriorating foam.

It would be...
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