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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Broke4speed
So. My last button has been pushed. After...

So.
My last button has been pushed. After finalising the fuel system and achieving a rock-steady 2.5 psi out of the OE in-tank transfer pump...the rear carb decided to puke again. There's nothing...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
If you do, I'd be interested for sure :).

If you do, I'd be interested for sure :).
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
The B21 I'm using is actually an old AQ140A, so I...

The B21 I'm using is actually an old AQ140A, so I don't know what the compression ratio is, but there is a 'D' cam in there which definitely seems to be mildly lumpy with the quad barrels. I am...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Because I'm a masochist I decided to make these...

Because I'm a masochist I decided to make these f**king chinese DCOE carbs work. I've managed to get it idling at ~1200 with decent AFRs, and here's what I've had to do:


Crank down the jet...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Back from vacation(s) and putting in work. My...

Back from vacation(s) and putting in work. My finger is healing nicely, and I may even regain most of the feeling :).
I have decided to jump headfirst into a DCOE/DHLA conversion so I converted to...
Forum: website & board 09-13-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,475
Posted By Broke4speed
This is no surprise to anyone north of warmer...

This is no surprise to anyone north of warmer places. I'm in Canada, north of NY state...and we get maybe one 240 a year in the local yards, if we're lucky. The odd 740 and MAYBE a couple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Broke4speed
Rats :(. I've got an older B230-based Penta...

Rats :(.

I've got an older B230-based Penta pump with thread-in fittings and crimped top, so I guess that'll be my backup when/if this one goes. Thanks for the help :).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Broke4speed
True, but the OG B21A pump is the same top half...

True, but the OG B21A pump is the same top half as the B20 pump, and was in use for a long time...so I hoped that I wasn't wrong about it all being disco'd. :(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Broke4speed
Does anyone in this impromptu mech fuel pump info...

Does anyone in this impromptu mech fuel pump info thread know where to get a rebuild kit for the OE SEV pump that came on the B21A with the dual screws holding the top on? Mine is good for now, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Broke4speed
On my dual ZS swap on my B21A, I'm using a mech...

On my dual ZS swap on my B21A, I'm using a mech pump with no regulator and everything is gravy. No reg required.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 91,486
Posted By Broke4speed
Unfair! :p

Unfair! :p
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 91,486
Posted By Broke4speed
I really did like my B6304 swap, but there were...

I really did like my B6304 swap, but there were things I did that I wasn't fond of...and it wasn't manual. I think if I did it again, I'd splurge on the T5 adapter. Maybe I'll check in with him in...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 91,486
Posted By Broke4speed
All of this is making me want to go down the...

All of this is making me want to go down the street and ask the guy with the saggy 960 for sale how much he wants.

Darn you! :P
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Broke4speed
You'll have to bridge the connection at the...

You'll have to bridge the connection at the neutral safety switch. Not exactly sure where that is on the 9, but it'll be near the shifter somewhere. It won't start without that jumped.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 91,486
Posted By Broke4speed
This gives me bad thoughts of cutting up my car...

This gives me bad thoughts of cutting up my car...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
The fun part is that I had an 8mm nitrile glove...

The fun part is that I had an 8mm nitrile glove on and when I removed what was left of it...the blood waterfall was intense. I'm officially a goober, lol.

I was going to take my Volvo on vacation...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm owning this, it's my sheer stupidity that put...

I'm owning this, it's my sheer stupidity that put me out of commission for a few weeks while it heals. I don't like pushing my luck with infections so I'll wait until it's good again before...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/28/b9/T1Q1xyN5_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/28/b9/T1Q1xyN5_o.jpg

While cranking an engine on a stand, with the plugs out, DO NOT forget that your hand is on the timing belt. I can confirm that once your fingertip...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,866
Posted By Broke4speed
Gotta buy the mod from Vast Tuning to get the...

Gotta buy the mod from Vast Tuning to get the schematics IIRC.
https://vasttuning.com/

It might be possible to compare the M4.4 960 PCB to the 5-cyl M4.4 PCB to find the missing components, which...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Results of the modified temperature compensators:...

Results of the modified temperature compensators: Success. The AFRs are much more repeatable now, and each drive is the same as the last. I wouldn't say these 2A needles are the best option for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/be/8e/vGOmQqR1_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/be/8e/vGOmQqR1_o.jpg

For the (luckily) uninitiated...these are 'temperature compensators' from a set of Zenith Strombergs. Their function is to slowly open as the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
For the moment there's nothing. I'm going to...

For the moment there's nothing. I'm going to have to tap one of the runners for the booster because it doesn't come with a port. After my vacation at the end of the month (going semi-offline for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Got it running on the stand after replacing a...

Got it running on the stand after replacing a dead condenser. It still seems...off. It won't idle on it's own, but given I can't get it to operating temp (no cooling system), that's not totally...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By Broke4speed
The chokes in a DCOE are simply there to...

The chokes in a DCOE are simply there to encourage the fuel to flow (venturi effect), and are changeable depending on setup.

Bigger isn't always better when it comes to ITBs. Intake velocity is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Tomorrow should be the big day, I got the NA...

Tomorrow should be the big day, I got the NA manifold and downpipe installed, which will at least kill SOME of the sound and direct any noxious gasses away from me, lol. Having a spare engine is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/65/4d/muTxyoDg_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/65/4d/muTxyoDg_o.jpg

There's so much chinese in this picture I feel I should be threatening to annex Taiwan.

I got a second clone weber, and a clone DCOE manifold (it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Broke4speed
I got a nice Penta points dizzy yesterday,...

I got a nice Penta points dizzy yesterday, free.99. Might try out the aliexpress pertronix clones.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Yep, that's the factory spot on a 240 :).

Yep, that's the factory spot on a 240 :).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Broke4speed
My god...I'm sorry. I didn't realise you worked...

My god...I'm sorry. I didn't realise you worked in research. I take it all back.

...still...why not just take the magnets out of the refurbished 'electronic' dizzy and put in points and a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Broke4speed
...Did you read the REST? I'm beginning to doubt...

...Did you read the REST? I'm beginning to doubt you did...

It's a points dizzy with a solid state ignition module in it. It's 100% the same as the points dizzy but has no points. It requires a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Broke4speed
The ebay link I posted is a vac-advance B21...

The ebay link I posted is a vac-advance B21 dizzy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Broke4speed
Yeah, here it is :). ...

Yeah, here it is :).
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=361140
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
That's a Penta AQ140A pulley, it came with the...

That's a Penta AQ140A pulley, it came with the engine. Not sure if the other Penta engines came that way or not.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
The issue is that there is maaaaaaaaaaybe 2.5"-3"...

The issue is that there is maaaaaaaaaaybe 2.5"-3" of space between the intake of the rear carb and the brake booster, and where the throttle cable comes out of the firewall is right there, leaving...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Let there be filters! ...

Let there be filters!

https://images2.imgbox.com/15/d0/26RlJsL7_o.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,159
Posted By Broke4speed
Holley is whoring that setup out to virtually...

Holley is whoring that setup out to virtually every automotive channel on Youtube, it's insane.

The fact that they work 'so well' is a clear indicator that 99% of people's issues are related to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Added a choke cable using the OEM B21A setup,...

Added a choke cable using the OEM B21A setup, since the 144S carb setup only attached to one carb instead of two (strange, but it IS a shared/balanced manifold) and I flipped the phenolic spacer...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,182
Posted By Broke4speed
Yeah, that's called a draw-through setup, and...

Yeah, that's called a draw-through setup, and unless you're using a turbo with carbon seals, your engine is going to ingest a lot of oil. Old Garrett turbos, like the ones used in the 80s, were all...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
Success! By swapping over to the older pistons...

Success! By swapping over to the older pistons with solid needles that were 90% perfect in the other set of ZS carbs, everything is good/acceptable again :). The only issue is that the throttle...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
I wish I could. I didn't make this manifold, all...

I wish I could. I didn't make this manifold, all I did was modify an existing piece. The mid-70s AQ140 actually came with dual solex single-barrel sidedrafts so all I did was add the SU/ZS flange. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 553,878
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/95/1c/S1ChsTMW_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/95/1c/S1ChsTMW_o.jpg

Back to the OG setup...with different carbs and a better linkage.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,182
Posted By Broke4speed
This is just dumb turbododge nonsense. I've been...

This is just dumb turbododge nonsense. I've been part of that community for decades (loves me some turbo 2.2/2.5 action) and they used to constantly come up with hillbilly pseudo-engineering like...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,182
Posted By Broke4speed
Why am I not surprised that its a Turbo Dodge...

Why am I not surprised that its a Turbo Dodge site.
Honestly, if it worked...there'd be more talk about it. The last update on that site is 2001.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Broke4speed
Honestly, it sounds like a common sense decision...

Honestly, it sounds like a common sense decision to me. Carbs and 'mechanical' ignition aren't really that difficult, it all just requires a bit more attention. I have more fun driving a car I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Broke4speed
They were emissions carbs, most Dells are since...

They were emissions carbs, most Dells are since they're OE from various italian cars in the 70s, and they have different internals to the universal versions (the idle jets feed off the main jet stack...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm back to using it...sorry ;). The Dellorto...

I'm back to using it...sorry ;).
The Dellorto sidedrafts were truly garbage, and I want to drive my car again...so I shelved them and dusted off the dual ZS setup. I am trying a different set of...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Broke4speed
The duals exist...;). That single is a...

The duals exist...;). That single is a solex-flanged Penta version of the stock B21A (Canadian/Euro) single-carb manifold. The single is no fun at all, I can say for sure. My car was a B21A...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Broke4speed
Vac advance adds a BUNCH of fuel economy too, so...

Vac advance adds a BUNCH of fuel economy too, so it's not just an emissions thing. Most vac advance distributors require ported vacuum, not manifold vacuum, so unless the carbs have a dedicated...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Broke4speed
It mounts differently, but the internals are the...

It mounts differently, but the internals are the same. I modded my Volvo penta dizzy with VW parts.

If it wasn't 5 hours, I'd drive down and show you my setup, lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm running exactly what you want to run :). ...

I'm running exactly what you want to run :).
I'm using a modified Penta points distributor (added vacuum advance and converted to pertronix points delete), an MSD Streetfire box, and an LH2.4 coil. ...
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