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Forum: showroom 10-05-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,888
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: 1,888
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: 481
Views: 141,852
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: 757
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: 481
Views: 141,852
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: 2,693
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: 735
Posted By 740atl
Multi purpose performance engine?

Multi purpose performance engine?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
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: 328
Views: 37,896
Posted By 740atl
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 37,896
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: 3,591
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: 3,100
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: 831
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: 1,607
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: 1,915
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: 3,375
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: 1,915
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: 1,915
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: 665
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: 1,477
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: 5,626
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: 1,538
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: 5,626
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: 1,150
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: 192
Views: 43,004
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: 1,419
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: 2,360
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: 67,305
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: 1,419
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: 2,702
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: 1,110
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: 1,215
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: 1,215
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: 1,489
Posted By 740atl
Thank you!!!

Thank you!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,435
Posted By 740atl
Ben, what type of cutting is required...

Ben,

what type of cutting is required (ballpark) to run position 2?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,983
Posted By 740atl
or just answer his questions. You can...

or just answer his questions.



You can shave the head. Take a bit off. Yes to the valve q. It also raises cr or is just used to correct a warped head.

You can deck a block... similar...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,345
Posted By 740atl
updates?

updates?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,739
Posted By 740atl
My advice is BOOST and something to reliably...

My advice is BOOST and something to reliably control it. Safety measures such as a wideband o2 sensor with gauge as well as a well-discerning ear. Preferably a way to control fuel and spark timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,253
Posted By 740atl
That's kind of where I'm at right now. 25"...

That's kind of where I'm at right now. 25" tires, 3.92 stock 242 rear, 0.72 od. 70 is 2600ish.

Right now the car has a stockish v8 (cam, headers). Won't the performance tank if I drop in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,253
Posted By 740atl
4l80e on the street. What rear gear?

I'm thinking about using the 4l80e behind the v8. What rear gears are people using with this transmission? I know there's a few v8 people out there with 4l80's behind them.

What rear gear do you...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 43,004
Posted By 740atl
:)

:)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,328
Posted By 740atl
Pretty cool. Why did you ditch the m54?

Pretty cool. Why did you ditch the m54?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,345
Posted By 740atl
:love: How are you going to control the...

:love:

How are you going to control the 5hp30?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,888
Posted By 740atl
It would destroy the resale value of your classic...

It would destroy the resale value of your classic car... /runs and hides
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By 740atl
The brown wagon was running 10's IIRC. Video on...

The brown wagon was running 10's IIRC. Video on 1320.com
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,548
Posted By 740atl
I’ve used the fiberglass and reflective hose but...

I’ve used the fiberglass and reflective hose but in my last install I just rerouted the entire fuel line to the passenger side. Much less stuff in the way.

I started using late model volvo...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 88,968
Posted By 740atl
Looks great. Are you using adapters or 5x114.3...

Looks great. Are you using adapters or 5x114.3 rims?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,779
Posted By 740atl
Massive drops in compression ratios due to octane...

Massive drops in compression ratios due to octane changes killed the so-called muscle cars.

Catalytic converters converters made their way onto the scene in the mid-late 70's and the technology...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,641
Posted By 740atl
What about the pre-90 manifold? It has a nice...

What about the pre-90 manifold? It has a nice flat bottom for mounting an external gate.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,536
Posted By 740atl
Looks awesome! Do you have more information on...

Looks awesome! Do you have more information on the axle alignment tubes shown in post 17?

EDIT.... found it! ...
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