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Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 62
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Posted By cwdodson88
what all is involved in the TKO adapter as far as...

what all is involved in the TKO adapter as far as bellhousing machining? just opening up the bore?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,706
Posted By cwdodson88
I'm just about to pull the trigger. My t5 is...

I'm just about to pull the trigger. My t5 is tired... I went through it, billet cluster support, bells, whistles, upgraded g-force main shaft, then ended up twisting the 1-2 selector spline far...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,706
Posted By cwdodson88
looks like tremec is offering up a TKX. 5 speed...

looks like tremec is offering up a TKX. 5 speed manual synchro box, 600ftlb rated and RPM good up to 7500. Biggest plus is that it comes in smaller than the tko500/600 and has higher rev ranges than...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,356
Posted By cwdodson88
you could move out of Cali. Might be easier.

you could move out of Cali. Might be easier.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,356
Posted By cwdodson88
Magnaflow CARB Cat, and Magnaflow straight...

Magnaflow CARB Cat, and Magnaflow straight through muffler. Just spend the money.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,513
Posted By cwdodson88
Totally aware... Although I dont plan to beat on...

Totally aware... Although I dont plan to beat on it too hard since I've been overpowering my trans since the last turbo/IC setup. I have started designing a billet head just in case. I've got 3...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 77,886
Posted By cwdodson88
I would do this: (3) 6x6" 1/8" steel plate. ...

I would do this:

(3) 6x6" 1/8" steel plate.
(3) nuts that fit the original bolts including the front center eyelet.

Drill holes in the current floor where the new seat mounts need to be that...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,513
Posted By cwdodson88
I just had a set of Gary's gstellsr valves...

I just had a set of Gary's gstellsr valves installed, 46/38's :omg: and they're sitting about 0.008-0.010" apart. Had to have then intake seats installed, then the exhaust seat cut to overlap the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,513
Posted By cwdodson88
That dude is super cool. Easy af to talk to. ...

That dude is super cool. Easy af to talk to.

I vote for cc the chambers after you take a deburr knife or file to the edges and give them a solid 2mm radius.

Then measure bore, deck height,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 185,460
Posted By cwdodson88
2 forward, 3 back. Jurbski sounds great,...

2 forward, 3 back.

Jurbski sounds great, looks great, and everything worked, got the water meth set points established But had some catastrophic failures. Should have known that something was up...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By cwdodson88
B18-20 hybrid=garbage. Don’t waste your time. The...

B18-20 hybrid=garbage. Don’t waste your time. The chamber mushrooms over the bore, no bueno. Not a huge difference between k and d. Less overlap, so if injected you can get some more miles depending...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,751
Posted By cwdodson88
Rhys is the only person I will send stuff to...

Rhys is the only person I will send stuff to anymore. Had 3 different people "rebuild" sets of carbs for me for different cars, Austins, MG's, Triumphs... Rhys was the only one that I did not have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By cwdodson88
Pull the pins, measure and hit McMaster

Pull the pins, measure and hit McMaster
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 77,886
Posted By cwdodson88
One other thing would be a wet vs dry compression...

One other thing would be a wet vs dry compression test, or a good leak down test.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 77,886
Posted By cwdodson88
That seems low

That seems low
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,522
Posted By cwdodson88
I've always dropped the tailshaft of the trans...

I've always dropped the tailshaft of the trans 3-4", tipped the engine back, and using a load leveler and hoist went forward until the input shaft cleared then straight up.

Most recently, I just...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 77,886
Posted By cwdodson88
Surfaces and finish generally arenít the problem....

Surfaces and finish generally arenít the problem. Sometimes you canít see it, but after machining, if someone dented the side it will raise a spot on the mating surface. Running an oil stone over it...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,411
Posted By cwdodson88
I have found that some chargers dont like...

I have found that some chargers dont like charging a battery that is below 10v. Sometimes if you trick your charger, by connecting a "good" battery in parallel with some jumper cables, it'll take the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 77,886
Posted By cwdodson88
Id say that your persistent high idle is most...

Id say that your persistent high idle is most likely an air leak. If the rear carb is "sucking" more, I'd look at the front carb. Are you using the aluminum intake? those have a freeze plug in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,613
Posted By cwdodson88
My T5 with 3.35 first with 3.73 gears is...

My T5 with 3.35 first with 3.73 gears is borderline stupid. First gear to 35-38, second to damn near 70, which is all fine unless you're trying to drive in populated areas. Sucked at local short...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,693
Posted By cwdodson88
https://dailyturismo.com/3k-suicide-seats-1969-vol...

https://dailyturismo.com/3k-suicide-seats-1969-volvo-142-ford-v8/
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-30-fdqIb62U/UiF4Cni5j3I/AAAAAAAAQzw/VtqNNAQ1z2o/s1600/1a.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By cwdodson88
Remove the FPR from that location and install a...

Remove the FPR from that location and install a "T" attach the T to both sides of that rail, and the 3rd leg to your feed. Use the port you have labeled as "fuel" to run to the FPR, and the outlet of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By cwdodson88
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0260/2623/produc...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0260/2623/products/wWXVnVS_1024x1024.jpeg?v=1600113125

From this picture, it looks like the steel plates just sandwich the factory location after trimming the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,187
Posted By cwdodson88
The sedan is much shorter on the fill tube side. ...

The sedan is much shorter on the fill tube side.

I used a "Bulkhead" style hose fitting for my return. Drilled an appropriate size hole in the fuel level sender. So far, no leaks, and it also...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By cwdodson88
It wont as bolt on solution without modification....

It wont as bolt on solution without modification. There isnt any holes over there. :-P

2 ideas I had before going to the Yoshifab DSM CAS Adapter (for vintage models).

1) take bolt spacing of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,187
Posted By cwdodson88
Thats awesome! I had run my megasquirt with the...

Thats awesome! I had run my megasquirt with the 335cc browns in the head, and the SU's on the manifold. For a while I left the lines for the SU's all attached up to the firewall just in case..

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,187
Posted By cwdodson88
Megasquirt owner here. I was averaging 31mpg hwy...

Megasquirt owner here. I was averaging 31mpg hwy with a somewhat conservative tune and V70xc brown injectors (335 cc/min IIRC), now its running 950cc Siemens Deka's from Yoshifab, along with full...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,484
Posted By cwdodson88
When I did this I fished a new wire, but I did a...

When I did this I fished a new wire, but I did a few things first. Took my length of wire and put about 12" of heat shrink on about 3" from the end of the wire, and before shrinking, I coiled it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,182
Posted By cwdodson88
I doubt that 123 is much more than a programmed...

I doubt that 123 is much more than a programmed centrifugal advance, I don’t believe the one I had my hands on had a vac reference. Maybe it’s available. IMHO at the tune of $300, megasquirt it and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,182
Posted By cwdodson88
My experience is limited, but I could see that...

My experience is limited, but I could see that being beneficial for super ping regions, low rpm, high load + fuel quality issues, but I didnt want to be risking too much by pushing it. Observing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,182
Posted By cwdodson88
:rofl: flat tappet cam... good luck. I'm...

:rofl: flat tappet cam... good luck.

I'm running my B20 off ms2extra, full sequential with LS COP setup, and tried a few methods of knock detection. DET cans were the only way to tell. Even then,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,182
Posted By cwdodson88
My 67/68 b18D was mechanical only, and I believe...

My 67/68 b18D was mechanical only, and I believe it was the same "003" distributor. They work just fine for stock applications. I would have no concerns running it on a stock engine or mildly warmed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,754
Posted By cwdodson88
Stock cast pistons, yes, and like crazywazy...

Stock cast pistons, yes, and like crazywazy points out, set the ring gap wider than you think.

Crazywazy - yes, first round was completely stock, second was built more or less for boost, except...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,754
Posted By cwdodson88
So far Iíve blown the ringlands off of two sets...

So far Iíve blown the ringlands off of two sets of pistons, crazy thing, it takes 18-20 psi and revving it to 7k over a while.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,754
Posted By cwdodson88
I agree. Yank it. If you’re keen on keeping it,...

I agree. Yank it. If you’re keen on keeping it, that looks usable. Measurements would confirm, and tell you a better story. Yank it. With the head off, you’re 30 minutes from out anyway. 1.5hours...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,754
Posted By cwdodson88
all you need to be able to do is drop the...

all you need to be able to do is drop the crossmember 2-3" in order to fish the oil pan past the pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,754
Posted By cwdodson88
How are you going to install it "alongside" the...

How are you going to install it "alongside" the old one? The pan is thin sheet metal, 20ga maybe, so if you plan on drilling a new hole next to the old one and running a plug into that, dont waste...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,229
Posted By cwdodson88
I believe that is going to be bolt pattern rather...

I believe that is going to be bolt pattern rather that preload. The 3.54 and down using a smaller diameter or different offset carrier to fit the ring gear, and 3.73 and up using slightly different...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,545
Posted By cwdodson88
Are you thinking using cyl 1-4 exhaust to feed...

Are you thinking using cyl 1-4 exhaust to feed turbo A and 2-3 for turbo B, and charged intake from turbo A to feed cyls 2-3, and charge B to feed cyls 1-4? :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By cwdodson88
Just throw some brotella 15w40 in it, change it...

Just throw some brotella 15w40 in it, change it regularly, and cut a filter open once a year. Or royal purple race oil. It haz the zddp for your flat tappet cam.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-04-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,768
Posted By cwdodson88
What he said ^ also verify with fixed timing and...

What he said ^ also verify with fixed timing and a light and make sure that distributor orientation is correct in relation to spark plug wires.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,535
Posted By cwdodson88
I'm running a 17x9.5 +5 with a 245/45/17 tire and...

I'm running a 17x9.5 +5 with a 245/45/17 tire and no rubbing and its lowered 1.5-2" from stock.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,143
Posted By cwdodson88
Beautiful! The thank you!

Beautiful! The thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,754
Posted By cwdodson88
Front timing cover is off the car.

Front timing cover is off the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,143
Posted By cwdodson88
122/1800 UCA cross shaft

I cant seem to find dimensions of the 122/1800 UCA cross shaft or the ID of the bushings/sleeves that go on them... anyone have either dimension? Bushing journal OD or nominal bushing ID.

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,373
Posted By cwdodson88
122 Front suspension upgrades

Looking for some dimensions so I can finish a side project. I'm designing a new UCA cross shaft that is slugged to allow angular changes, and roll center adjustments to the factory front suspension....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-30-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,652
Posted By cwdodson88
Ms2 software can control wasted coil on plug....

Ms2 software can control wasted coil on plug. Using 4 driver circuits and firing them in pairs. Maybe leave this one to someone who has at least read the manuals?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,930
Posted By cwdodson88
Filing the teeth wont fix it. I give it 2-3 oil...

Filing the teeth wont fix it. I give it 2-3 oil changes before it eats that cam gear.

I had custom gears at work that were damaged in shipping, and we're talking microns of damage, and even after...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By cwdodson88
What ^ said. I'm working up a design for a...

What ^ said.

I'm working up a design for a choke bellcrank/cam thing. I had a couple ideas, one was to tickle the throttle pedal, the other was the throttle body. you just need that tiny bit on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By cwdodson88
I wasnít ever impressed with the SU shaft seals...

I wasnít ever impressed with the SU shaft seals for the hifs. I had found some really nice radial shaft seals from a bearing supplier. I just gave them id and od and they figured out what to do.
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