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Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 841
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Posted By Texas240
But it doesn't explain everyones fear of running...

But it doesn't explain everyones fear of running at stock temp for these engines. Whats the fear?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,782
Posted By Texas240
215º is normal operating temps for these engines....

215º is normal operating temps for these engines. Corvettes see upwards of 230º when on the track. Not sure what everyones worry about being at the temp. These's aren't SBC that need to be under 195º
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 501,984
Posted By Texas240
I'll gladly pay the extra $$ for the cost of...

I'll gladly pay the extra $$ for the cost of electricity to have 75º in my shop. Swestin my ass off just working out in the garden this morning. I don't remember the humidity being this bad last...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,432
Posted By Texas240
Shows 20% chance of rain last time I looked Plus...

Shows 20% chance of rain last time I looked Plus its north texas so yeah.....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 501,984
Posted By Texas240
This

This
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 10:40 PM
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Views: 501,984
Posted By Texas240
Ahhhh yes.... stock pcm cranks every time

Ahhhh yes.... stock pcm cranks every time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By Texas240
I recommend adding a Ls engine. Makes for a...

I recommend adding a Ls engine. Makes for a better a/c
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By Texas240
remove dryer and ditch for a new one. Flush from...

remove dryer and ditch for a new one. Flush from there. Use compressed air to get rid of whatever moister is in lines. Let sit for a while and suck down. I use compressor oil on all my oil rings for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,942
Views: 715,600
Posted By Texas240
Why thank you. Its not as pretty as she was when...

Why thank you. Its not as pretty as she was when I got her back in Jan of 2008. Roof took a beating from being the summer sun in Texas over the years before getting a proper garage spot. If only I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,942
Views: 715,600
Posted By Texas240
Mine?

Mine?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,942
Views: 715,600
Posted By Texas240
Who knows. I have no idea what I did with the...

Who knows. I have no idea what I did with the paper work that came with them. I'll probably throw them on again. I might even drop to a 125lb spring in the back. Im just like bla at this point.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 12:43 PM
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Views: 715,600
Posted By Texas240
I had gaz on the rears but it just felt like it...

I had gaz on the rears but it just felt like it was crashing and hitting so hard on the rears over bumps or humps in roads on residentials. On the softest setting or the hardest it just never felt...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 10:23 AM
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Views: 715,600
Posted By Texas240
Im running 350 x 10" on GAZ / 150 back on gas...

Im running 350 x 10" on GAZ / 150 back on gas adjust and I feel like 150 is too stiff for the back.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2020, 11:41 PM
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Views: 715,600
Posted By Texas240
What shocks and springs?

What shocks and springs?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Texas240
remember mine being the same. Was never an issue.

remember mine being the same. Was never an issue.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 501,984
Posted By Texas240
give it time

give it time
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2020, 12:03 AM
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Views: 501,984
Posted By Texas240
Had the hydraulic shop recrimp the ferrels on my...

Had the hydraulic shop recrimp the ferrels on my high pressure hose. Hope that fixes it for 3rd and final time. Only plus side to leaks is you always have fresh clean fluid in the rack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Texas240
what's your intake sock look like?

what's your intake sock look like?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,248
Posted By Texas240
Dude.. Thats the nicest thing you've said to me...

Dude.. Thats the nicest thing you've said to me in the 10-11 years we've known each other.... I now have confidence that I don't need abs.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,248
Posted By Texas240
nothing? Something? Bueller?

nothing? Something? Bueller?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,782
Posted By Texas240
I use to keep tape measures around to throw when...

I use to keep tape measures around to throw when I got pissed but I got tired of patching holes in the drywall.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,248
Posted By Texas240
240 ABS and tone ring usability

Some 7-8 years ago in my younger and dumber days I removed abs thinking it was cool to not have it. (car is a 93 factory abs. G80 locker) Im working on gathering the rest of the parts needed to stick...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By Texas240
Ive been using the colman shaft for years now and...

Ive been using the colman shaft for years now and Im still close to touching with the hooker headers and my steering setup moved 1" over the drivers side.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By Texas240
Id be curious to see how they fit, how far they...

Id be curious to see how they fit, how far they drop down from frame and cost. Im using my hooker headers and Im quite happy with them but if you get more room between steering shaft and headers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By Texas240
You have a link for that radio?

You have a link for that radio?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,933
Posted By Texas240
Super easy. I welded a piece of flat stock to the...

Super easy. I welded a piece of flat stock to the bottom of a 2004 avalanche dbw pedal and drilled two holes that matched with the holes in the firewall. Been driving dbw for 5 years now with out...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,374
Posted By Texas240
Ive used dennys driveshafts before. Great group...

Ive used dennys driveshafts before. Great group of people. My one piece doesn't rub and I have zero vibrations. I also used solid u-joints for longevity. Get your angles correct and you won't have...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2020, 11:53 PM
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Views: 220,374
Posted By Texas240
Im doing just fine with my single 3" driveshaft....

Im doing just fine with my single 3" driveshaft. Taken up to 130mp without issues.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 162,538
Posted By Texas240
If you do I might go... We could meet up some...

If you do I might go... We could meet up some where halfway. But I say Im going to go every year and never do
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,374
Posted By Texas240
My tuned stock 5.3 is a hoot on on ramps and...

My tuned stock 5.3 is a hoot on on ramps and highway passing. I cam would just make it even more entertaining.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,374
Posted By Texas240
just a 5.3 alone in a 240 is entertaining.

just a 5.3 alone in a 240 is entertaining.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,374
Posted By Texas240
did he lower the whole front crossmember 4"?...

did he lower the whole front crossmember 4"? Thats what I did to get my 4l60 out
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 220,374
Posted By Texas240
Are you trying to get a manual out or auto out?

Are you trying to get a manual out or auto out?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 501,984
Posted By Texas240
I've been fighting power steering leaks fo4 5...

I've been fighting power steering leaks fo4 5 years now. something about a volvo crimped power steering line vs having one modified just isn't the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,933
Posted By Texas240
I had a vx cam with a 15G pushing 16psi made...

I had a vx cam with a 15G pushing 16psi made 186hp 225wtq back in 2010 cam straight up on green tops and a 3" maf.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 733,323
Posted By Texas240
what's this filter look like?

what's this filter look like?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,933
Posted By Texas240
One of the other. I can't remember. Maybe some...

One of the other. I can't remember. Maybe some one can chime in what you need. Its been 5 years since I was redblock. You can run low or high but one needs a resister pack. I ran those injectors at...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,933
Posted By Texas240
I ran these on the redblock link...

I ran these on the redblock link (https://fuelinjectorconnection.com/products/60lb-siemens-deka-ev1-high-impedance)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,933
Posted By Texas240
I have to agree with Asher and disagree but...

I have to agree with Asher and disagree but mostly agree for once. The TLAO chips works decent on a 8v setup with a 15g but to a point they started to not get the job done. His 16v chips were pieces...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,933
Posted By Texas240
get a 93 + block, throw a 50 trim turbo, a cam...

get a 93 + block, throw a 50 trim turbo, a cam and some 60lb injectors along with walbro 255 pump. Maybe a tune and be marry.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,608
Posted By Texas240
VDO 323-092 300F/150C M12x1.5 Spade Link...

VDO 323-092 300F/150C M12x1.5 Spade Link (https://www.amazon.com/VDO-323-092-Temperature-Sender/dp/B00T9JWR2M)

I used a 10ohm 1/4watt resister inline with the sensor wire to gauge to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,608
Posted By Texas240
I have no idea what you're talking about. ...

I have no idea what you're talking about.



Trying to find the receipt for the sender. Its buried deep some where. When I do find it I will provide.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,608
Posted By Texas240
5 years ago when I did my swap and STS wasn't...

5 years ago when I did my swap and STS wasn't offering these and it took me 5 minutes to screw a vdo sensor into the passenger port and add a resister in wasn't the hardest thing in the world to do...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,608
Posted By Texas240
This isn't ****ing rocking science. Find a vdo...

This isn't ****ing rocking science. Find a vdo one wire temp sender that comes close to matching the ohm range of the stock sender with the same thread pitch and stick it in there. If you aren't...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 35,326
Posted By Texas240
What a fun project. I just love the look of thick...

What a fun project. I just love the look of thick painted anything
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,782
Posted By Texas240
I was wrong about my high speed. It comes on at...

I was wrong about my high speed. It comes on at 196º
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,204
Posted By Texas240
between the mounting bolts and the back of the...

between the mounting bolts and the back of the caliper
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,782
Posted By Texas240
My fan is running all the time. It comes on I...

My fan is running all the time. It comes on I think at 188º and the high speed around 192º. I set those 5 years ago and forgot about it.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 427,782
Posted By Texas240
I still think you shouldn't worry about temps....

I still think you shouldn't worry about temps. The cts-v operating temp is 215-220º
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 733,323
Posted By Texas240
same car lift as mine but in black. Super easy...

same car lift as mine but in black. Super easy install. Double check the wiring for the circuit that is wired to the height sensor. Mine was wired backwards.
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