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Forum: showroom Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,598
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Posted By 2turbotoys
Very cool, I would hang that up, damn the lawyers.

Very cool, I would hang that up, damn the lawyers.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 133,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Got the mounting holes done today in between...

Got the mounting holes done today in between working on jacked up Jeeps, its gonna be a close fit to the strut tower with the master cylinder attached but should be fine. Will have to attach the MC...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 133,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
I see no reason why it could be a problem. I...

I see no reason why it could be a problem. I didn't ask anyone about it since I don't know anyone else who has done that. Of course there will be a washer to clamp a little better. It tightens down...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,868
Posted By 2turbotoys
Glad the regulator worked out. Some good progress!

Glad the regulator worked out. Some good progress!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 133,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
That pan is what almost everyone uses, and what I...

That pan is what almost everyone uses, and what I have on the car. It is not possible to mount the engine lower using that pan.
Forum: showroom 09-24-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By 2turbotoys
I did a 20% all the way around before and didn't...

I did a 20% all the way around before and didn't get any hassle about it, even though it wasn't legal to do the front windows. Even a light tint will greatly improve the inside temps. I never got any...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 133,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
STS Machining engine mounts. People say Giffen...

STS Machining engine mounts. People say Giffen mounts give a bit more space (height), but I don't see how that is possible. Even with my Holley pan I had to move the vent tube on the steering rack,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By 2turbotoys
Rear cam seal could be pushed out.

Rear cam seal could be pushed out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By 2turbotoys
New driveshaft support bearing and carrier. It is...

New driveshaft support bearing and carrier. It is annoying when that goes, the race bangs off of everything making a crazy noise.

Not necessary but would be sweet to have is the STS Machining...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By 2turbotoys
VP Autoparts sells the 9" booster

VP Autoparts sells the 9" booster
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By 2turbotoys
Anytime a relay is a repeat offender, I wire a...

Anytime a relay is a repeat offender, I wire a new relay next to it. Use the original relay to turn on the new relay so no real current goes through the problem relay. Extra wires, but ends the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ah, suppression relay. Thanks, didn't know the...

Ah, suppression relay. Thanks, didn't know the acronym.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By 2turbotoys
Are you referring to the fuel pump relay?

Are you referring to the fuel pump relay?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 229,834
Posted By 2turbotoys
Matching pair, nice

Matching pair, nice
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By 2turbotoys
Lol

Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 133,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
The valve cover does not fit, especially with the...

The valve cover does not fit, especially with the coil pack on it. I have 3 different sets of valve covers, none fit with the coil pack. I have coil relocation brackets, but no good place to put...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 45,965
Posted By 2turbotoys
Very cool! Is this the first ever finished TB...

Very cool! Is this the first ever finished TB project?!?! I thought no project car is ever finished haha.

Awesome and thanks for sharing, inspirational.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 133,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Today I got to work on the hydroboost brake...

Today I got to work on the hydroboost brake booster stuff. For those who don't know, it is basically hydraulic instead of vacuum, run in my case by the Corvette power steering pump. The hoses will be...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 92,923
Posted By 2turbotoys
Man, nice work! Love the door panels. And the...

Man, nice work! Love the door panels. And the work on the seats...my girl is a Volvo fan and I went to add head rest cushions, she got upset, "that shape is one of the ways I know what it is!" So...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,623
Posted By 2turbotoys
I ran my 15g at 22 psi on LH2.4 with no problems...

I ran my 15g at 22 psi on LH2.4 with no problems (and certainly didn't use a TCV, used the old school Dawes device style boost controller), I don't understand the last sentence. Crank the wastegate...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 33,121
Posted By 2turbotoys
Very cool, the 5.0 has one of my favorite exhaust...

Very cool, the 5.0 has one of my favorite exhaust sounds when done right. That is worth a lot in the drivers seat. T5? I missed that part

Edit, it is in the thread title lol, my bad
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,073
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice job so far! If you still need an early clock...

Nice job so far! If you still need an early clock I have an extra to sell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By 2turbotoys
A "Master Tech" doesn't use a torque wrench? Use...

A "Master Tech" doesn't use a torque wrench? Use one, and don't trust anyone who is too good to use one. You will not get an even torque.

The crank bolt will break free easily with an impact gun,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By 2turbotoys
Buy a wideband so you don't do that again. How...

Buy a wideband so you don't do that again. How much boost on what turbo?

Don't bother with the dye stuff, just get it cut flat, unless you have money and time to throw away. replace the gasket,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By 2turbotoys
Here is a pic from the angle you took, shows the...

Here is a pic from the angle you took, shows the fender bracket, the second pic is from under the car showing the second bracket and the rubber connector.

https://i.imgur.com/rrO85VRl.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By 2turbotoys
I like the paint also. Wow, that interior was...

I like the paint also. Wow, that interior was pretty rough! Glad it has a good home, I like that car. I just pulled my car into the garage so I will try to get a pic for ya in a few minutes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By 2turbotoys
I know that car haha. You are missing a metal...

I know that car haha. You are missing a metal bracket that bolts to the fender, and a thick rubber strip that connect the bracket to the bumper. I can get a pic tomorrow, too dark right now.

Also...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By 2turbotoys
I hear you, I'm just playing around with you a...

I hear you, I'm just playing around with you a bit. I appreciate you, and have definitely scored some goodies from you in the past.

We were doing a hydroboost power steering assist setup on a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,503
Posted By 2turbotoys
I was going to get the wavetrac, but there are a...

I was going to get the wavetrac, but there are a lot of really bad reviews out there, and it is pretty expensive.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By 2turbotoys
Astro booster, run by a Corvette power steering...

Astro booster, run by a Corvette power steering pump. I know how much you love my mods lol. It will work well though and provide a lot of extra room. Just need to run it upside down to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By 2turbotoys
willtheyfit.com helps ya do the math

willtheyfit.com helps ya do the math
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,215
Posted By 2turbotoys
So what did you do? Besides thinner rear bar.

So what did you do? Besides thinner rear bar.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,416
Posted By 2turbotoys
I am doing a 3:89 with a TKO600 trans

I am doing a 3:89 with a TKO600 trans
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By 2turbotoys
I am doing a hydro boost brake booster to clear...

I am doing a hydro boost brake booster to clear the valve covers and coil packs on my LS swap, give you a ton of room. A bit more complex and expensive than a smaller booster, but works well.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had this problem once, it seemed to get worse...

I had this problem once, it seemed to get worse until it would throw the belt. I didn't figure out what was happening until the bracket snapped and the alternator, along with a large chunk of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By 2turbotoys
It is not connected to the ECU, and yes you can,...

It is not connected to the ECU, and yes you can, but why would you? Plus threadjacking ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By 2turbotoys
It was stock, so not sure why that's funny, but...

It was stock, so not sure why that's funny, but no worries about my fingers because I won't reinstall it. It makes a better garage decoration than the intended purpose. I don't have a plastic one,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have converted several of my Volvos to efans,...

I have converted several of my Volvos to efans, never had a problem until now. I'll sell my last metal fan to the kool aid crowd, just found the adapter for it. Hanging a few pounds of metal off the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By 2turbotoys
I forgot about those, they are just a rectangle...

I forgot about those, they are just a rectangle of steel with 2 holes drilled in them. Super easy to make.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By 2turbotoys
It is a new Volvo radiator with the push in...

It is a new Volvo radiator with the push in thermoswitch. I used this before in my old 740T, and it worked well, but maybe it doesn't in a B21?

Never gonna put the mechanical fan back in haha.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By 2turbotoys
A small block of steel or aluminum would be super...

A small block of steel or aluminum would be super cheap/free to grab from a scrap pile and way better than wood, if you determine the approximate thickness I could probably find something to send...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By 2turbotoys
It has no connection to the ECU, it is a K Jet...

It has no connection to the ECU, it is a K Jet car converted to Megasquirt. Megasquirt only runs the injectors, no timing. The fan circuit is only the fan, relay and thermoswitch. As far as wattage,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By 2turbotoys
I did not, what would be happening in there to...

I did not, what would be happening in there to shut the fan off? I don't think there is any thermal protection. I can do that though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By 2turbotoys
E fan only runs for 3 seconds at a time, temp gauge hot

I have been trying to pin down what is going on with the cooling system in my 79 242 for a while. Replaced almost everything. The temp gauge goes almost all the way to the red when in slow traffic,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By 2turbotoys
What kind of swap would get in the way of the...

What kind of swap would get in the way of the sway bar? The steering rack and crossmember are also right there.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,215
Posted By 2turbotoys
It makes the front better, but apparently not the...

It makes the front better, but apparently not the rear while street driving. The rear seems to be touchy, my 242 has stock swaybar, IPD lowering springs, Bilstien Touring shocks, 245/35-17 tires and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By 2turbotoys
Perfect

Perfect
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you can't run it back to the intake, just put...

If you can't run it back to the intake, just put a mini K&N filter or similar on the output. Not emissions legal in many places, but adding a catch can is "modifying emissions equipment", also not...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By 2turbotoys
Well K Jet is not a great example of fuel...

Well K Jet is not a great example of fuel injection,. Maybe good for 40+ years ago, but the reason they moved them off the head is for better atomization. And pretty much every injection system since...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By 2turbotoys
I hope it doesn't puddle when it sprays the back...

I hope it doesn't puddle when it sprays the back of the valve head.
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