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Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 206
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Posted By 740atl
Wow! That’s awesome!

Wow! That’s awesome!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By 740atl
Anyone successfully repair the 84 and earlier 240 turn signal wiring?

The situation... early 240 (pre-85) turn signal wiring. The wiring deteriorates and eventually pulls out of the factory crimp.

1. It's very difficult to uncrimp the factory wiring and crimp new...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-31-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By 740atl
Sensor grounds should go back to ms. TPS, IAT,...

Sensor grounds should go back to ms. TPS, IAT, CLT, wbo2.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By 740atl
I’m going to go non-conventional... sell the car...

I’m going to go non-conventional... sell the car and buy something that’s performance oriented from the beginning.

Don’t break your heart... there is no surer path to despair than modifying an old...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,826
Posted By 740atl
What are you looking for with the car? An all...

What are you looking for with the car? An all around performer or drag strip only? IMHO holsets are peaky turbos that only reach full spool near 4-4.5k and then you hit the red limit of 6000 and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,826
Posted By 740atl
I don’t know where you got the 17psi figure from...

I don’t know where you got the 17psi figure from but any turbo on an 8v without the help of nitrous is going to require much more than 20psi to hit 300.

Perhaps a gt3076 or one of the borg Warner...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By 740atl
Yes, if you go with the yoshi adaptor you wonít...

Yes, if you go with the yoshi adaptor you wonít need a crank trigger but you will still need the round tooth crank gear for the timing belt.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By 740atl
You could do the whole thing on the cheap, the...

You could do the whole thing on the cheap, the only fancy bit would be a round tooth crank gear necessary for the belt. Running square tooth small belt on the 16v is doomed for slipping (from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By 740atl
Be different. Install a wasted spark or coil near...

Be different. Install a wasted spark or coil near plug setup. Ditch the dizzy and install a 36-1 crank trigger setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,154
Posted By 740atl
How much are new 31 spline 8.8 axles with the...

How much are new 31 spline 8.8 axles with the right length and 5x108 bolt pattern?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,103
Posted By 740atl
Just do it. Who gives a **** on what people think...

Just do it. Who gives a **** on what people think of the engine? Just put it in the car. There so many great engines out there now. Realize that it’s going to be expensive no matter what power plant...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,093
Posted By 740atl
I'm in your neck of the woods and would be happy...

I'm in your neck of the woods and would be happy to take a peek at it if that would help.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By 740atl
That's the one!

That's the one!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By 740atl
Cylinder 7 (driver's back) is the hardest. I...

Cylinder 7 (driver's back) is the hardest. I skipped the shorty route and just made my own with a summit 1 3/4 weld up kit. 1 1/2 or 1 5/8 would have been a lot easier to do.

In the first pic, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,362
Posted By 740atl
There should be a "look how much money I just...

There should be a "look how much money I just spent to go this slow competition".
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,936
Posted By 740atl
Welcome to the forum. Here's the deal... I know...

Welcome to the forum. Here's the deal... I know this is going to piss people off but talk is cheap. You're driving an old naturally aspirated car. It probably has 90 rear wheel horsepower... and...
Forum: showroom 10-05-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,421
Posted By 740atl
Just interested in the car. links to pics, is it...

Just interested in the car. links to pics, is it a tb member.... etc.
Forum: showroom 10-03-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,421
Posted By 740atl
Wish I could have made it... does anyone have...

Wish I could have made it... does anyone have more info on the vg30 equipped 142?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 222,536
Posted By 740atl
That's really clever. I've had my eye on a...

That's really clever. I've had my eye on a whiteblock swap for a while now and the aristo trans seems like a great budget trans to go behind it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By 740atl
My front and rear drains were clogged... had a...

My front and rear drains were clogged... had a ton of water in the car until I cleaned all the lines out. I took plastic weed whacker cable and ran it through both front sunroof drains until they...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 222,536
Posted By 740atl
I just noticed this project today for the first...

I just noticed this project today for the first time. I love what you're doin. Keep at it.

Does the aristo trans have the same bellhousing bolt pattern as the b6304 or will you need to adapt it?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,162
Posted By 740atl
We put all the other bitch posts in ot. Are all...

We put all the other bitch posts in ot. Are all the other mods at the mountain meet?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By 740atl
Multi purpose performance engine?

Multi purpose performance engine?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By 740atl
pics would help, but 16v heads are getting...

pics would help, but 16v heads are getting scarce. I think almost anything is repairable, even if you had marbles rolling around inside the cylinder while the engine was running. Expense goes along...
Forum: events 09-19-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 91,711
Posted By 740atl
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 91,711
Posted By 740atl
Anyone from NEPA-NY-NJ going that wants to...

Anyone from NEPA-NY-NJ going that wants to caravan?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,983
Posted By 740atl
If you’re gonna pull the pan at least weld or...

If you’re gonna pull the pan at least weld or have someone weld on a bung.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,679
Posted By 740atl
With the stock bilstein HD's up front, I can only...

With the stock bilstein HD's up front, I can only handle 200's and this is with the v8. Anything more feels like it's a jackhammer. Suppose the spring rate is totally dependent on the type of...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By 740atl
Just go with the factory IC. If you can find the...

Just go with the factory IC. If you can find the upper and lower rad/IC mounts from a turbo 240 you're in business for a drop in swap. There are better intercoolers out there but for 250hp, you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By 740atl
Does Dellow in Oz still make bell housings?

Does Dellow in Oz still make bell housings?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,072
Posted By 740atl
Only skandix has the original seals per the part...

Only skandix has the original seals per the part numbers. iPd still sells the rear seal $45.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,077
Posted By 740atl
I recommend you get a honda engine. They have...

I recommend you get a honda engine. They have extremely light pistons and rods which are what you need in order to rev to the moon. Trying to do this on a "budget" with the heavy b23a rods and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,072
Posted By 740atl
Wow, I haven't checked this thread in a week,...

Wow, I haven't checked this thread in a week, didn't realize anyone responded.



I used the information from this thread http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144252.

My old seal was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,072
Posted By 740atl
240 sunroof weatherstripping.... OMG is there another source or another material?

I just had a round replacing the sunroof weatherstripping on my 242. I won’t say I did an abominable job but it won’t win any awards.

Does anyone have a different source for the material? Like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By 740atl
Volvo rwd ac lines and hoses... metric or standard?

Iím going to attempt some ac repair on 240... I have a busted metal line that Iím going to try to sewage and solder and a second to crimp new fittings on. My question is really does Volvo use metric...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,917
Posted By 740atl
It's a lot about damping. A shock is designed to...

It's a lot about damping. A shock is designed to dampen vibrations from a spring. The stiffer the spring (higher the spring rate), the more compression and rebound damping you need in a shock.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,238
Posted By 740atl
Thanks Mike! Btw where do you send your...

Thanks Mike!

Btw where do you send your bilsteins for revalving?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By 740atl
If you're looking in the 350 range, have you...

If you're looking in the 350 range, have you considered the 16g6 from the mitsu evo 8? I know it requires a funky manifold but short of that a T4oe 50 trim (the actual 50, not the 54 or 57) has that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,238
Posted By 740atl
I think I understand roll center now for the...

I think I understand roll center now for the first time.

Possibly unrelated question. Assuming the car has dampers that can handle it, how well does said car with 500lb front springs handle on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,620
Posted By 740atl
I'm going to ramble on a bit with this because...

I'm going to ramble on a bit with this because I've been thinking about this for a while.

I think you have to tread carefully. Is this a +T 8 valve? Before I had ms3x I used det cans...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 54,669
Posted By 740atl
Wow! Can't wait to see it! (or get a ride in...

Wow! Can't wait to see it! (or get a ride in it).
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,007
Posted By 740atl
Honestly Tom, It sounds more like you've...

Honestly Tom,

It sounds more like you've got money in your pocket and you're itching to burn it. Which is totally cool and if you have it set in your heart to do this, then by all means it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,642
Posted By 740atl
Not everyone is interested in the most power...

Not everyone is interested in the most power possible from an engine.

The LS as a platform definitely has the potential for huge power but just having one doesn't guarantee a spot on the next...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 76,412
Posted By 740atl
This is one of my all time favorite long-term...

This is one of my all time favorite long-term projects. I've both learned a lot and stolen a lot of ideas from viewing your projects. I'm happy you're still at it!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,007
Posted By 740atl
1. What’s wrong with the car right now that you...

1. What’s wrong with the car right now that you have to do all that work? You don’t need all that work just to put a cam in it.
2. What are your goals for the car?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,578
Posted By 740atl
Why not use the mustang reservoir on the mustang...

Why not use the mustang reservoir on the mustang mc?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,556
Posted By 740atl
I've been running a high comp +16vT for years.......

I've been running a high comp +16vT for years.... I can't run nearly as much advance as I'd like to on pump gas but I get around that by using e85. When I get to my laptop I can show you the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By 740atl
Hmm. Retrofitting a 740-anything harness into a...

Hmm. Retrofitting a 740-anything harness into a 240 can be done but if you're interested in running lh2.4 (probably the better choice), I know it sounds crazy but IMHO your best bet is to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By 740atl
To answer the question, a T5 swap or any other...

To answer the question, a T5 swap or any other decent manual swap is going to run you around $1000. Obviously YMMV but it's a good figure to stick to if you haven't done it before.

The aw71...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,381
Posted By 740atl
Thank you!!!

Thank you!!!
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