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Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 740atl
Change the oil, make sure there's fluid in the...

Change the oil, make sure there's fluid in the rear end and transmission. Don't do anything to it. If you want a performance car, buy a performance car. No cam alive is going to make it actually...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,469
Posted By 740atl
How much money do you have? Do you have the time,...

How much money do you have? Do you have the time, ability, to upgrade literally everything else in the drivetrain, fuel system, ems, to make a relatively fragile engine block survive at that level? ...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By 740atl
I’d rather spray something that won’t be around...

I’d rather spray something that won’t be around for my rear tires to drive over. What about spraying that water inside the engine instead of at it? My 2c.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By 740atl
Search here? Lol. Thanks that made my day. What...

Search here? Lol. Thanks that made my day. What kind of power are you putting down to require a new manifold? 150? 160 rwhp?

Good luck with your project.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By 740atl
How is the stock intake manifold limiting your...

How is the stock intake manifold limiting your performance?

Edit... it is your money... and time. Just saying if you’re gonna build a manifold, build a manifold.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By 740atl
Why not just buy an intake manifold? Do you have...

Why not just buy an intake manifold? Do you have the ability to weld aluminum? And why not just use the b230f intake? Is this for 8v or 16v?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By 740atl
I know this might not be what you want t hear,...

I know this might not be what you want t hear, but I would consider finding a project car that already has the features close to what you’re looking for in a sporty car. Just saying this as one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By 740atl
Remember if you put it on too thick and there's a...

Remember if you put it on too thick and there's a long wait time from when you assemble the head to when the car is running, some of the anaerobic goo can harden in the oil galleries of the head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,845
Posted By 740atl
If I remember correctly tooth 15 is under the...

If I remember correctly tooth 15 is under the sensor when the engine is at TDC... so it's easy to check.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,471
Posted By 740atl
Less combustion stench with the cats. ...

Less combustion stench with the cats.

They’ll be slower to get going but will still be functional. Make some heat shields around them.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-16-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,110
Posted By 740atl
Mueller makes an adaptor to run the diyautotune...

Mueller makes an adaptor to run the diyautotune hall sensor in place of the Volvo vr sensor. It was a sanity upgrade for me. Zero sync errors and I haven’t looked back. Cheap too.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,411
Posted By 740atl
I was surprised to see this posted... I was...

I was surprised to see this posted... I was looking at the 60-6104 for a ford 302 with the T5... Just so I understand, the reason you had to cut the input shaft retainer was the difference in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,577
Posted By 740atl
Exactly! If you're going to shell out the money...

Exactly! If you're going to shell out the money for some ****ty cast pistons why would you NOT consider forged?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,418
Posted By 740atl
What transmission are you using? Carb or efi ? ...

What transmission are you using? Carb or efi ? 5mpg isn’t unrealistic depending on the use of the go-pedal.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By 740atl
I think that's the mistake everyone makes... self...

I think that's the mistake everyone makes... self included... lowering the car lowers the roll center which actually increases steering effort and more importantly increases the amount of roll (or...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,319
Posted By 740atl
Add more boost. 7psi is just a tease.

Add more boost. 7psi is just a tease.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By 740atl
Well good luck with that. I ran a turbo setup...

Well good luck with that. I ran a turbo setup for years on that same tiny radiator you’re complaining about. What are you worried your 190rwhp turbo wont be able cope with that radiator? Get past...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,508
Posted By 740atl
Or the thermostat is sticking open.

Or the thermostat is sticking open.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By 740atl
Use the one you have.

Use the one you have.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,911
Posted By 740atl
The b21ft rods are forged... heavy but forged. I...

The b21ft rods are forged... heavy but forged. I didn't break mine but they did ultimately become a bit bendy... (granted that was 30psi with a 75 shot and the alternator bolt came out and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
Woah... that's a healthy increase in price. ...

Woah... that's a healthy increase in price.




I got mine from rockauto https://www.rockauto.com/en/parts/gabriel,69787,shock+absorber,7556
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By 740atl
Do you have a donor car you can source parts...

Do you have a donor car you can source parts from? IIRC the earlier 740 radiator isn't as long as the late 740/940... but should still be fine for turbo use. I had an 88 740 GLE that I did a +T...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,973
Posted By 740atl
Ohhh Ken you kidder.

Ohhh Ken you kidder.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,973
Posted By 740atl
I always remove that bit beforehand.

I always remove that bit beforehand.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
Anyone have any experience with gabriel ultras in...

Anyone have any experience with gabriel ultras in the front of the car? I noticed that shockwarehouse sells them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,973
Posted By 740atl
Burning the bushings out works equally well. ...

Burning the bushings out works equally well. Heat the metal instead of the rubber and once hot enough it will burn itself completely out. Puts on quiet a show as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By 740atl
Cheapest thing would be to pick up another rear...

Cheapest thing would be to pick up another rear from Pullapart and throw in a g80.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,238
Posted By 740atl
My bad... I saw b6304 and got all excited.

My bad... I saw b6304 and got all excited.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,238
Posted By 740atl
the Poi did it years ago... I'm not sure if his...

the Poi did it years ago... I'm not sure if his Pbase is still open.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=69171
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By 740atl
https://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/pini...

https://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/pinionangles.shtml
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By 740atl
The engine transmission should be parallel with...

The engine transmission should be parallel with the differential. If you have an iphone with a degree function, find a flat spot on the pinion and transmission and they should read the same angle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,447
Posted By 740atl
To the OP... congrats. Keep the busted HG as a...

To the OP... congrats. Keep the busted HG as a souvenir. Yank the old one out and put in a new one... replace the oil and coolant. onward and upward. Do take note for any misshapen pistons,...
Forum: website & board 09-16-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,435
Posted By 740atl
Is this the new crypto OT?

Is this the new crypto OT?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By 740atl
In my experience lowering the cloth headliner...

In my experience lowering the cloth headliner pulls the ring moulding away from where it adjoins the sunroof. Getting the entire headliner back in place without damaging the fragile backer board is...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 58,461
Posted By 740atl
I like the little 302. I know it’s not the most...

I like the little 302. I know it’s not the most advanced or highest flowing or has the most power but it gets the job done. You won’t be disappointed. I just installed an explorer gt40 intake and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 58,461
Posted By 740atl
Awesome project. The 302 is a nice little drop in...

Awesome project. The 302 is a nice little drop in and the tfs heads will wake it up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By 740atl
My front and rear drains regularly get clogged. ...

My front and rear drains regularly get clogged. I run weed whacker nylon line through the fronts and use a shop vac to blow out the rear from the trunk. Btw the trunk drain tee can look clear but be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
EDIT... after day 2... I can’t say enough about...

EDIT... after day 2... I can’t say enough about how much more planted and confident this thing feels in the corners. I don’t know if I’m feeling the car correctly, but with the thinner rear bar, it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,629
Posted By 740atl
Yeah that t56 0.5 is amazing. I’ve been holding...

Yeah that t56 0.5 is amazing. I’ve been holding out for one.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,629
Posted By 740atl
I’m so thankful for this thread. I have been...

I’m so thankful for this thread. I have been suffering with the factory 3.91 and wondering where to go next.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
Gabriel ultras and the skinniest rear bar I could...

Gabriel ultras and the skinniest rear bar I could find seemed to do the trick. I never thought the skinny bar would fit over the dual exhaust.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 31,464
Posted By 740atl
Hey man, thanks very much. It just dawned...

Hey man, thanks very much.

It just dawned on me why you were able to stack to two bearing retainers because of the adapter plate.

I was was looking for a cheaper hydraulic t/o for a t5 with...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
Hi Dave, I guess it all comes down to the...

Hi Dave,

I guess it all comes down to the damping.

I see people on here running 450 or 500lb front springs and others 200 and it seems like there's no rhyme or reason to it. So one way to...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 31,464
Posted By 740atl
Wow, this has piqued my interest in a big way. I...

Wow, this has piqued my interest in a big way. I have a T5 that I kludged an external slave cylinder to work with the clutch fork but I'd love to go with a hydraulic throwout bearing like you've got...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,343
Posted By 740atl
definitely an old ford. ...

definitely an old ford.

https://pbase.com/740atl/image/167923654.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
Thanks everyone for the awesome responses... it's...

Thanks everyone for the awesome responses... it's clear I've been cobbling this together.

My next question is this... why run stiffer spring rates and fancy dampers if the stockish stuff will do?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
215/45/17's 17x7's. I usually run near the max...

215/45/17's 17x7's. I usually run near the max air pressure.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
Ok Thanks! I can remove the rear bar first and...

Ok Thanks! I can remove the rear bar first and then pick up a set of springs.... Aren't the IPD springs supposed to be 150lb/in?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,217
Posted By 740atl
How much money do I have to spend before my 240 handles well.

I was thinking about this question the other day when I got the chance to drive a basically stock 240 albeit with a 302 v8 in it and nothing but a front ipd 25mm swaybar. Stock ride height, stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,735
Posted By 740atl
www.crutchfield.com. “What fits my car”

www.crutchfield.com. “What fits my car”
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