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Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 493
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Posted By blkaplan
If they have been quite then it sounds like the...

If they have been quite then it sounds like the bearing assembly is fine....

If that top nut is under torqued, it can cause a real racket.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
This could very well be true. loctite 680...

This could very well be true.

loctite 680 and flipping the tapered snap ring can help a lot if this is the situation.

Easy to do when its still apart as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By blkaplan
There's not enough value in the strut housing...

There's not enough value in the strut housing assembly to make it worthwhile to repair a bent one. If the knuckle is in good shape we will separate the tube and reuse it for a reinforced setup or a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
Those wont help with that at all. They...

Those wont help with that at all.

They are intended more to be a cheap version of the luxe steer which lets the spring slip but you don't need it since you have a roller bearing.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
What do you think the Eibach isolaters will do...

What do you think the Eibach isolaters will do for you?
Forum: website & board 01-19-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By blkaplan
This, LS swapped need to get HP cheating...

This,

LS swapped need to get HP cheating badges.

:-P:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By blkaplan
You probably have a bent strut housing. ...

You probably have a bent strut housing.

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Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
Based on what you previously had and the fact...

Based on what you previously had and the fact that you can now increase clearance. There's no reason you would need a 32mm in the front... unless you just want to, then by all means....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 533,603
Posted By blkaplan
amazing

amazing
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
I am assuming you will raise the spring perches...

I am assuming you will raise the spring perches by the 8mm to keep the same ride height and gain wheel / spring perch clearance?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By blkaplan
I make these, ...

I make these,

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-5-25-speaker-bracket-and-grill

This gives you a ton of options to mount speakers securely in the front. Pattern is standard...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,168
Posted By blkaplan
To refresh my memory, do you still have a...

To refresh my memory, do you still have a vibration with the big slip yoke installed?

You did not notice a difference by adding a damper to the setup with the slip yoke installed?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,168
Posted By blkaplan
Lots of factors to easily overlook to contribute...

Lots of factors to easily overlook to contribute to that.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,168
Posted By blkaplan
Its really all about the engine / trans combo. ...

Its really all about the engine / trans combo. 4 Cylinders resonate differently than a v8 or v6. This is why you get all the rattles and its why Manufacturers installed dampened slip yokes for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,060
Posted By blkaplan
Send me an email. I will add you to our contact...

Send me an email. I will add you to our contact list.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
Same thing.

Same thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 466,628
Posted By blkaplan
Good work for not giving up on a trashed bottom...

Good work for not giving up on a trashed bottom end!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,060
Posted By blkaplan
What year is your car? certain pre 1980 240...

What year is your car? certain pre 1980 240 didn't have them. Easiest way to add them would be to rivnut the bulk head.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
Its very possible these might work perfectly for...

Its very possible these might work perfectly for you.

https://www.energysuspensionparts.com/9.6103
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
I just thought of something you might not be...

I just thought of something you might not be aware of. The offset spherical mounts you are using have a modular spacer installed on them on the bottom, its only needed when using the stock spring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 54,830
Posted By blkaplan
This sounds like internally damaged flexible...

This sounds like internally damaged flexible brake hoses that have swelled shut.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,168
Posted By blkaplan
Its definitely the Yoke, it has a built in...

Its definitely the Yoke, it has a built in damper, if you have vibrations. You need a damper to change them. The retainer is a good idea for durability reasons but its not going to change the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 91,611
Posted By blkaplan
I have not seen such wizardry.

I have not seen such wizardry.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,178
Posted By blkaplan
Are you talking about the koni spanner? If so...

Are you talking about the koni spanner? If so we sell them

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/individual-components-parts/products/koni-gland-nut-spanner-tool

It sounds like you are talking...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,168
Posted By blkaplan
I am not sure if I have seen anyone mention this...

I am not sure if I have seen anyone mention this but one thing to keep in mind is that a shorter 2 piece DS setup has a different resonance point then a long single piece DS setup. That itself will...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,865
Posted By blkaplan
I'm sure it will help someone who is searching.

I'm sure it will help someone who is searching.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,769
Posted By blkaplan
wow, those look nice. they would definitely...

wow, those look nice. they would definitely make the job easier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,769
Posted By blkaplan
The problem with most pass through tools is the...

The problem with most pass through tools is the flat or hex on the strut you are grabbing will round or shear before you get to the torque spec.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 81,941
Posted By blkaplan
Both.

Both.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By blkaplan
I do the same thing.

I do the same thing.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By blkaplan
We originally made the 16.5mm spacer for a FWD...

We originally made the 16.5mm spacer for a FWD application and decided to carry them for a while. It was for caliper clearance on comet wheels.

They were the thinnest option we had for clearing...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By blkaplan
You might try to find some BUMAX 88 fasteners. ...

You might try to find some BUMAX 88 fasteners. its a SS grade specifically made for fasteners.

its much more fatigue resistant than standard grade SS fasteners.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By blkaplan
FWIK, Stainless isn't ideal for a few reasons, 2...

FWIK, Stainless isn't ideal for a few reasons, 2 of them being

1) galvanic corrosion in an aluminum head
2) greater thermal expansion (leads to fasteners loosening)

If you are using it in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By blkaplan
321 stainless is a good choice for high temp...

321 stainless is a good choice for high temp applications. Much stronger than your basic 304/ 18-8
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By blkaplan
:nod: the good stuff.

:nod:

the good stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By blkaplan
The 90+ exhaust studs from volvo aren't steel...

The 90+ exhaust studs from volvo aren't steel...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By blkaplan
inconel studs or bust

inconel studs or bust
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,323
Posted By blkaplan
Its much better to run it to the frame rail like...

Its much better to run it to the frame rail like you are saying... its easier to run it to the wheel wells so that where people go.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By blkaplan
check wheel bearings front and rear for play...

check wheel bearings front and rear for play (especially in the back). its probably your pads getting knocked back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,008
Posted By blkaplan
I put sparco evo seats in my 240. I sit a good...

I put sparco evo seats in my 240. I sit a good 4" lower. makes it really nice for all the things.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,488
Posted By blkaplan
The car felt great. tons of torque. great...

The car felt great. tons of torque. great midrange, not so wonderful up top but I wasn't expecting a ton up there.

It was fast enough to be fun but thats highly subjective.

Crank numbers...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,488
Posted By blkaplan
I maxed out a 19T on my b230F on a dyno tuning...

I maxed out a 19T on my b230F on a dyno tuning session, 268 wheel, 296 lb/ft of torque @ 24 psi. power went down with higher boost.

If you want to run around 220-240 wheel, its a decent...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,015
Posted By blkaplan
amazing detail work. love it!

amazing detail work. love it!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,167
Posted By blkaplan
I got some options coming soon. ...

I got some options coming soon.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHidOCJH2qY/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,027
Posted By blkaplan
My guess is you are binding the suspension which...

My guess is you are binding the suspension which is wearing out the strut.

It could be your lower control arms, if they aren't designed correctly. they could definitely **** up your struts.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,027
Posted By blkaplan
I'm guessing you have something wrong with your...

I'm guessing you have something wrong with your setup. I have had them survive bent control arms and wheels.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By blkaplan
awww, yea... if its just plain jane dana 30 then...

awww, yea... if its just plain jane dana 30 then Yukon stuff will be just fine!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By blkaplan
Do the 1800E/140 not have the a 1031 option ?

Do the 1800E/140 not have the a 1031 option ?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By blkaplan
bakaxel.se

bakaxel.se
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,487
Posted By blkaplan
Its not just smell. Your nose is not a full...

Its not just smell. Your nose is not a full spectrum exhaust gas analyzer.

Yes its true,,, if your car is well-tuned you have less of a need for a cat but you are thinking mostly about...
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