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Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By gsellstr
Yup, the belt is off a tooth on the cam and aux...

Yup, the belt is off a tooth on the cam and aux gears I'd bet. Use the mark on the gear, not the pulley.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,065
Posted By gsellstr
I pulled a couple late 74 and 75 heads, neither...

I pulled a couple late 74 and 75 heads, neither of them had hardened seats. Not saying it didn't happen, just I haven't personally seen it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By gsellstr
If you can find one from the PRV motors, those...

If you can find one from the PRV motors, those are stupid simple to bolt on, had one on mine for ages. Also if it dies, you can swap the internals and back half with one from a 740 in about 5...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,065
Posted By gsellstr
The F head on my car has hardened seats...

The F head on my car has hardened seats installed, with 46/38 valves in it, one of the VPD Type 2 heads, so yeah, it can be done. I can't imagine the higher CR heads would be any different up in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 78,053
Posted By gsellstr
I support the idea, but the safety aspect is a...

I support the idea, but the safety aspect is a concern since it can become a condoned thing by the board, liability concerns, etc.
I don't have anything worth running this year unfortunately.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,998
Posted By gsellstr
'90 740.

'90 740.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, right around that.

Yeah, right around that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By gsellstr
You'll see cracks and crumbling of the rubber....

You'll see cracks and crumbling of the rubber. The front ones usually hold up a lot better than the rear, being a full bushing, where the rear ones tend to fall apart sooner, since there's so much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By gsellstr
Just throwing my years of 740 ownership on the...

Just throwing my years of 740 ownership on the fire. I've been running 1/2" Earls line on mine, sender to hardline, hardline to filter for around 7 years or so. To date I've had 1 hose failure on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By gsellstr
Best to date is 13.3 @ 105, haven't run in close...

Best to date is 13.3 @ 105, haven't run in close to a year, done a good bit of work since, tune related, but hurt the motor prior to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, that's correct for the fronts. Usually the...

Yup, that's correct for the fronts. Usually the fronts aren't too bad, but if you're doing them, do them both.

Pro tip on the rear's. Once you have the old ones out, the torque rods cleaned up,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,998
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, I'm with you on that one Roy. lol I...

Yeah, I'm with you on that one Roy. lol

I can confirm, the tailgate on my wagon is aluminum, caught me by surprise when sanding it down for paint.

Numbers matching trunk lid on the 140 was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, I put in the Superpro stuff a good 8-9...

Honestly, I put in the Superpro stuff a good 8-9 years ago and have been quite happy with them, even while throwing some power thru them. I do have some adjustable torque rods to throw in the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,998
Posted By gsellstr
If 71 and 74 will swap, then you should be fine,...

If 71 and 74 will swap, then you should be fine, since I can confirm the 77 trunk on my 74 was a bolt on affair.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,998
Posted By gsellstr
I have a trunk lid from a 77 264 on my 140,...

I have a trunk lid from a 77 264 on my 140, definitely NOT aluminum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By gsellstr
I've had 300lbs of steel on the Yakima rack on...

I've had 300lbs of steel on the Yakima rack on mine, no issues at all, though the crossbars were flexing a bit. If I were to do that a lot I'd absolutely put in a 3rd crossbar.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 380,787
Posted By gsellstr
At least you get the idea of what it'll look like...

At least you get the idea of what it'll look like WITHOUT having to build it. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 380,787
Posted By gsellstr
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/v8-90-deg...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/v8-90-degree-240-heater-core-firewall-port-303-stainless-steel-1975-1993-240
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 380,787
Posted By gsellstr
You remember he lives in Santa Cruz, not...

You remember he lives in Santa Cruz, not Portland, right? lol

But yeah, valid point if he drives somewhere cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 380,787
Posted By gsellstr
Just got word it sounds like the late 140's will...

Just got word it sounds like the late 140's will take the 240 heater box as well. Figures, since Ryan tossed his old ones. lol

If I go that route, I will have to see if the heater valve I got...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 380,787
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, we'll see about that. I can't find the...

Yeah, we'll see about that. I can't find the stupid heater hoses, gotta just bypass them at this point since the firewall plate is different than a 240 and NLA, and mine's rusted. At least that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 380,787
Posted By gsellstr
Looks nice Tyler! Makes my dinky fuel rail...

Looks nice Tyler!

Makes my dinky fuel rail project seem like childs play. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Scotty, give those guys a buzz, they...

I'm with Scotty, give those guys a buzz, they probably have them on the shelf or can make em cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By gsellstr
Yes, that is the same bearing I used. I very...

Yes, that is the same bearing I used. I very carefully notched mine with a cutoff wheel and dremel, worked pretty well. The tolerance after install was a little tighter than the bearing with miles on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By gsellstr
Actually, the bearing I used didn't require any...

Actually, the bearing I used didn't require any changes other than cutting the slot in it.

I just checked the drawer, I still have 2 of the original bearings (used) and a second one I bought as a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By gsellstr
Thanks Ian, saved me digging for that link. ...

Thanks Ian, saved me digging for that link.

The OE bearing has been NLA for some time. I ended up getting an aftermarket bearing, sealing it up tight, and carefully grinding the grooves into it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By gsellstr
I'd even throw an AEM in there for a budget pump...

I'd even throw an AEM in there for a budget pump that's decent, as long as you get a legit one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, what ^^^^ said. Delco also claims to be...

Yeah, what ^^^^ said. Delco also claims to be quality, had 2 different experiences with them before I said never again.

Get a Bosch.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 47,635
Posted By gsellstr
I have a couple pics from our trip last year if...

I have a couple pics from our trip last year if you want Aris, they should be in the shared folder.

Nice update!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,035
Posted By gsellstr
Dyno'd at 275whp on an HE351 at 18psi and #65's....

Dyno'd at 275whp on an HE351 at 18psi and #65's. Swapped that out for #80's, GT2871RS, a better tune and 20psi, on E85.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By gsellstr
There are 2 different styles of clips for the 2.4...

There are 2 different styles of clips for the 2.4 cars. There's an early style, roughly 1/2" wide, and a late style, much thinner, 1/4-3/8". You'll need to look at the rail, see which style rail your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, that would help. lol Once I get some...

Yeah, that would help. lol

Once I get some run time on the current tune and prove out this is better, I'm definitely down to throw it on yours, should help with that stall I hope. That's been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By gsellstr
Actually, that stumble is tune related, that's...

Actually, that stumble is tune related, that's one thing I've had a hell of a time dialing out, think I'm possibly making progress finally. Made some tune changes, once I confirm they are good, if...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 415
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Posted By gsellstr
Nicely done man!

Nicely done man!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By gsellstr
Yes, you will. The 7/9 solid axle setup will get...

Yes, you will. The 7/9 solid axle setup will get bent when you start stepping up the power.

I boxed my own subframe years ago before the plates were available, definitely keeps things straight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By gsellstr
FWIW I have been running Earls 1/2" on mine for...

FWIW I have been running Earls 1/2" on mine for several years, GOOD clamps on it though, and I'm running a single in-tank pump setup so that hose will see as much as 70psi under boost. Had a clamp...
Forum: showroom 05-05-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By gsellstr
I got one of those invites to review as well,...

I got one of those invites to review as well, nothing I'm building anytime soon that I can use their stuff in unfortunately.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By gsellstr
Here's 1031 numbers as well: ...

Here's 1031 numbers as well:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=189043
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By gsellstr
Doesn't really matter what the face of the piston...

Doesn't really matter what the face of the piston looks like, 2 of 3 should have helper springs on the valve body side, like in the second pic, one does not. You still need to pull all 3 pistons out,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By gsellstr
We need to see what you're seeing. The first pic...

We need to see what you're seeing. The first pic looks normal, the last pic looks normal, but what you're describing makes no sense.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By gsellstr
The stems are not chromed, tips are not hardened....

The stems are not chromed, tips are not hardened. No significant wear on mine at 50-60k, with upgraded springs running #95 seat pressure as well. These aren't the normal cheapo valves either.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By gsellstr
Having run bronze guides in mine, at roughly...

Having run bronze guides in mine, at roughly 50-60k miles on the stainless and inconel setup you bought, the guides had no issues, valves showed normal signs of miles. Yes, I would run bronze guides...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By gsellstr
Been around for a long damn time, known company.

Been around for a long damn time, known company.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By gsellstr
Stock accessory bracket is fine, been running...

Stock accessory bracket is fine, been running that way for ages. You will need a different coil wire as the 240 cap has a different terminal than the 7/9 cap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By gsellstr
Should be fine. Paging culberro....

Should be fine.

Paging culberro....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By gsellstr
Never seen a magnet stick to bronze myself, also...

Never seen a magnet stick to bronze myself, also those look like iron. Perhaps do a scratch test to confirm they aren't just painted, but I'd suspect they aren't bronze.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,208
Posted By gsellstr
I've actually got a fuel rail project sitting on...

I've actually got a fuel rail project sitting on the bench right now, new custom rail, K-jet bosses rather than d-jet since they have the screw holes to use for holding the rail down, and some...
Forum: events 04-13-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,264
Posted By gsellstr
Please do keep us in the loop on a date if you...

Please do keep us in the loop on a date if you hear it. If we are able to pull off Davis it would be smart to coordinate around IPD as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, the Moates setup works quite well. You need...

Yup, the Moates setup works quite well. You need an Ostrich for real=time tuning, then a chip burner if you want to make the tune permanent. You can also only tune fuel or spark at the same time...
Forum: events 04-11-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,922
Posted By gsellstr
No

No
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