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Forum: events 07-23-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 59,163
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
So if I pull the wuss card and trailer my 245 up...

So if I pull the wuss card and trailer my 245 up where could I park my truck and trailer? The rear axle is starting to make some noise and honestly I don't think I've driven the car more than 200...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 423,655
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
is this thing gonna make Mountain Meet? The...

is this thing gonna make Mountain Meet? The gauges are awesome..

-Sam
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,235
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Nope its the original 91 b230f.. Never had the...

Nope its the original 91 b230f.. Never had the head off..
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,996
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
https://a4.pbase.com/g12/11/299211/2/171736808.coj...

https://a4.pbase.com/g12/11/299211/2/171736808.cojk5JqI.jpg
https://pbase.com/sam3481/image/171736809.jpg
https://pbase.com/sam3481/image/171736813.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,235
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
https://a4.pbase.com/g12/11/299211/2/171736808.coj...

https://a4.pbase.com/g12/11/299211/2/171736808.cojk5JqI.jpg
https://pbase.com/sam3481/image/171736809.jpg
https://pbase.com/sam3481/image/171736813.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,235
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Thanks for all the info fellas.. After more...

Thanks for all the info fellas.. After more research I think I'm still in good shape.. This engine has never been out of the car so I was a bit worried but considering I run both the 740/940...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,235
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Oil pressure how low is too low?

The oil pressure in the ole Champ wagon has never been stellar but I was curious what's considered too low.

Hot oil pressure is like 15psi at idle 800-900rpm
Hot oil pressure is around 40-45...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,039
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Flying Moose head removal video

I am just lightly testing the YouTube video blog waters and thought you guys might like this. Bring on the criticism and suggestions. I know better lighting and better music more camera angles. Let...
Forum: events 03-23-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 59,163
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
NO.......

NO.......
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,688
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
We tested the car at Road Atlanta and removed the...

We tested the car at Road Atlanta and removed the limiting straps all together. Still significant inside side tire spin coming out of turn 7. This is supposed to be the higher preload wavetrac unit....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,688
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Clutch type LSD options for dana diff?

I'm working on Randy Pobst's Flying Moose 740 endurance race car and we are having severe inside wheel spin with his car. Its especially noticeable on hard right hand turns. The car is currently...
Forum: events 03-11-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 59,163
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Not sure which wagon I bring this year. The...

Not sure which wagon I bring this year. The 2JSWEDE's diff is starting to make some intresting noises so if I bring it I may tow it. Might just drive my black 245 4banger...
Really looking forward...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,996
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Yep ditched the spec setup and running a sachs...

Yep ditched the spec setup and running a sachs pressure plate and ACT clutch disk


https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ACL-6224207


Hopefully it proves to be better than the SPEC.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,996
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Back racing after a 5 year hiatus. We decided...

Back racing after a 5 year hiatus. We decided late last year to take our Battle Wagon 245 back racing. Numerous improvements have been made in the area of handling and brakes. Our first race would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,779
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Jumbo brake bracket pin resleave

Hey everyone I'm having issues with some brakes on a 740 that I am working on.. This car is raced in endurance racing series like Champ car and WRL. The car is fitted with 940 turbo jumbo brakes and...
Forum: events 12-07-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 167,027
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Had a good time minus the Harders black dick...

Had a good time minus the Harders black dick interjections..

Next time fellas

-Sam
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,297
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
go with a small t3 variant.. the old school t3/t4...

go with a small t3 variant.. the old school t3/t4 50trim will make 400hp and is fairly cheap..
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,560
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Throw something different out there.. people are...

Throw something different out there.. people are swapping these into things and they are super available.. Obviously going to need some custom parts but its a bad ass box for a slush box..
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,689
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Saturday's 8 hour race went fairly well.. The car...

Saturday's 8 hour race went fairly well.. The car was very fast I had the first 2 hours and then two of our slower drivers drove then Randy got in for the 4th stint.. Toward the end of Randy's stint...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,689
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I've been doing some work on Randy Pobsts Flyin...

I've been doing some work on Randy Pobsts Flyin Moose 740 endurance race car.. Suprisingly his car came into my shop without an oil pressure gauge, warning light or oil temp gauge... Knowing my own...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 99,656
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I think this is just awesome... Excited to see...

I think this is just awesome... Excited to see all the work put into this old car.. Keep the pics coming..
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,379
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Agreed.. just use a microsquirt and only use the...

Agreed.. just use a microsquirt and only use the ignition input and output.. you could do it with maybe a little as 3 wires..
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,689
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Is it better? Maybe? but still seeing signs of...

Is it better? Maybe? but still seeing signs of starvation.. notice the dash when my hands get out of the way at the 10:12 mark you can briefly see the oil light flash and the center gauge in front of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,769
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
likely boost leak.. just saying.. check the idle...

likely boost leak.. just saying.. check the idle hoses... or bad maf..
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,689
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Added a hump to the oil pan.. Taking the car to...

Added a hump to the oil pan.. Taking the car to TGP tomorrow for testing and Barbers again on the 3-4. Hopefully the issue wont happen anymore.. I'll keep the group updated. Here's some pics..
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,820
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I'm sure there are lots of upgrade options...

I'm sure there are lots of upgrade options available but for my application with 8 valve mild cam and stock converter auto trans I wanted the best possible power band..
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,820
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Its been a few years so I guess I should update...

Its been a few years so I guess I should update this project.. Recently completed some upgrades/changes to this car..

Installed and wired microsquirt and injector dynamics ID1000cc injectors....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 258,088
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
So is there going to be a 2020 post? Considering...

So is there going to be a 2020 post? Considering all this covid crap what are your guys opinions on using a Dragy for 1/4 mile time? Its very very accurate.. I made a couple of passes last night in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,689
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Oil Starvation road race b230

Hey guys has anyone experienced any oil starvation issues after making hard left hand turns while accelerating.. Working on getting our chump/champ car back into racing action and took it to a track...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,733
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Good info.. Something I will be looking into...

Good info.. Something I will be looking into shortly.

-Sam
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,045
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
If you turn the boost down how well does it rev?...

If you turn the boost down how well does it rev? Boost pressure can def lower the available spring pressure on an intake valve.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,097
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I ran a meth kit on my 8v wagon back in the day...

I ran a meth kit on my 8v wagon back in the day and it made a huge difference. Single nozzle before the throttle body..
Forum: events 01-21-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 34,778
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
About 90% sure I wont be able to make it but just...

About 90% sure I wont be able to make it but just in case i'll put it on the calendar
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 258,088
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
https://a4.pbase.com/g12/11/299211/2/170175330.O8M...

https://a4.pbase.com/g12/11/299211/2/170175330.O8MSJHg4.jpg

It left soft but still runs good..
Forum: showroom 10-23-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,543
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I was looking back and I blew up the 8v in 2012.....

I was looking back and I blew up the 8v in 2012.. It sat for a few years before i got the JZ running.
Forum: showroom 10-22-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,543
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I had the boost as low as it would go so only...

I had the boost as low as it would go so only about 380-400whp..
Forum: showroom 10-22-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,543
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
some old IPD sport springs with billy's and some...

some old IPD sport springs with billy's and some IPD bars.. a few bushings here and there.
Forum: showroom 10-21-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,543
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
2JSWEDE at the track "not drag strip"

I had an opportunity to instruct for the local PCA "Porsche Club of America" this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham Alabama. Initially the plan was to drive my dad's freshly upgraded...
Forum: events 08-28-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 178,247
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
We should be there about lunch time on Thursday. ...

We should be there about lunch time on Thursday.

-Sam & Sarah:-P:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,087
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I've run a 100 wet shot before on an NA setup.....

I've run a 100 wet shot before on an NA setup.. Its fun till you have to refill the bottle.

-Sam
Forum: events 08-05-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 178,247
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Defiantly Sarah would be up for a shorter ride...

Defiantly Sarah would be up for a shorter ride but 2 hours in the car with me is enough to woof your cookies.

ohh and I aint skeerd of no dirt road..

-Sam
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 99,816
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Awesome man.. Looking forward to seeing what it...

Awesome man.. Looking forward to seeing what it does..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,312
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
2J all day errday..

2J all day errday..
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 178,247
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
https://media.tenor.com/images/aab8c1c1fadad3322e2...

https://media.tenor.com/images/aab8c1c1fadad3322e23b273a643876b/tenor.gif
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 111,886
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
You were telling me you wanted to put an MS3 on...

You were telling me you wanted to put an MS3 on it.. Maybe even that Holley unit..

Great to see you guys again

-Sam
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,890
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Not likely going to find that.. I assume you are...

Not likely going to find that.. I assume you are wiring it in and its not a PNP ecu.. I have tuned a few cars using the EMU ecu and its a decent piece but as far as volvo base maps go I seriously...
Forum: events 04-03-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 111,886
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
I'd like to offer my garage for camping if anyone...

I'd like to offer my garage for camping if anyone is interested. Fairly clean and somewhat climate controlled space only

https://a4.pbase.com/g12/11/299211/2/169000005.NirEu5av.jpg


-Sam
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,355
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
11's are doable with 8 valve head and a mild cam....

11's are doable with 8 valve head and a mild cam. I'v been 11.8's in both my wagon and grey sedan with the old 8valve. Both required a healthy shot of da NAWZ but no biggie.

...
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 143,876
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Money sent you sexy beast you..

Money sent you sexy beast you..
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,568
Posted By RoadRacer4Life
Lane at PTC has always been good for me.. ...

Lane at PTC has always been good for me..

-Sam
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