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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,428
Posted By Shinchan
Drain it and take it to a radiator shop (call...

Drain it and take it to a radiator shop (call first to make sure they do gas tanks)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
I can measure the weight of the old rod vs the...

I can measure the weight of the old rod vs the new rod and make adjustments accordingly.
There is no metal missing from the old rod so the weight should be accurate.

Not sure if there are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
Not looking forward to trying to figure out the...

Not looking forward to trying to figure out the size of the bearing, I wish they would stamp them with the size. I'm sure all of it is due to what happened to the engine. The rod is also bent and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
I'm sure I can still run it... <img...

I'm sure I can still run it...
<img src="https://i.ibb.co/6yxgyh7/IMG-7693.jpg" alt="IMG-7693" border="0">

Yes, you can remove the oil pan without removing the engine from the car. I dropped the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Shinchan
Borrow and impact wrench. It will either loosen...

Borrow and impact wrench. It will either loosen the nut or snap the bolt, either way mission accomplished.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
It's about half a mm lower than its neighbor at...

It's about half a mm lower than its neighbor at tdc. Going to get the rod checked when I take the head in for cleanup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
It doesn't have a ridge, so I'll just be popping...

It doesn't have a ridge, so I'll just be popping the piston out tomorrow.

New piston is on the way, I'm not taking any chances on this piston, it could be cracked for all I know.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
Nah, just a piston swap.

Nah, just a piston swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
Well, I guess the head could be worse. The...

Well, I guess the head could be worse. The broken valve slammed into the intake valve and it ended up 'S'-shaped. Both valve guides broken. Valve seats have some damage that I'm not sure can be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
The entire valvetrain was brand new including...

The entire valvetrain was brand new including valves, guides, seals, etc.
I'm guessing the valve was defective from manufacturing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
T5 trans, which is a little beefier than the...

T5 trans, which is a little beefier than the original trans and a shade longer than the M41
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
I have a hoist. The plan was to disconnect the...

I have a hoist. The plan was to disconnect the driveshaft and lift the front of the engine while letting the nose of the trans drop down. Hoping this will give me enough clearance to pull the pan. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
Ream the ridge at the top of the cylinder, pull...

Ream the ridge at the top of the cylinder, pull the oil pan (the trickiest part), remove the 2 cap screws at the end of the rod, push the piston out through the top of the block.

At least I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
I might try lifting the engine enough to get the...

I might try lifting the engine enough to get the oil pan out and then setting it back down to do the work. I reeeeeealy don't want to pull the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
Better photo after I cleaned out all of the valve...

Better photo after I cleaned out all of the valve bits. I don't think I can save the piston.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,843
Posted By Shinchan
My very bad day: shattered valve, gouged piston

Well, my Megasquirt/B20 project has come to a grinding halt. One of my exhaust valves sheared off at the lower retaining groove (I'm guessing it was defective, there is no sign of a broken valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,776
Posted By Shinchan
You don't, which is kind of the point. If you...

You don't, which is kind of the point. If you had a trans that supported an electronic speedo, then you could use that as well. I haven't had any issues with GPS, other than it takes a bit to lock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,776
Posted By Shinchan
Might I suggest that you save yourself a lot of...

Might I suggest that you save yourself a lot of heartache and misery:

https://www.speedhut.com/ecommerce/product/2585/SPEEDBOX%E2%84%A2-GPS-VSS-to-Mechanical-Drive-Speed-Converter-(Cable-Included)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By Shinchan
1317338 Fits 740, 760, 780, 940, 940 SE, 960...

1317338

Fits 740, 760, 780, 940, 940 SE, 960

I guess that explains that. I pulled it from a stash of parts in the back of a 145, so I foolishly assumed that it was a 140 shroud. Shame on me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By Shinchan
and the bottom tabs of the shroud hook onto the...

and the bottom tabs of the shroud hook onto the bottom edge of the rad, correct?

Here's what the bottom of the shroud looked like before I removed it. I did trim the clips a bit so that the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By Shinchan
It's hard to get a good photo. I removed the...

It's hard to get a good photo. I removed the shroud for now so that I can run the car. You can see that the fan blade sticks down below the bottom of the rad at least 1/2". At the top of the rad,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By Shinchan
Well, it is a 140, so I assumed 140 mounts would...

Well, it is a 140, so I assumed 140 mounts would be correct. Are you saying I can safely use 240 mounts on a 140/b20?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By Shinchan
They are the 140 heavy-duty/164 mounts from VP ...

They are the 140 heavy-duty/164 mounts from VP

The t5 trans swap w/ a Yoshifab x-member is the only structural change

<img src="https://i.ibb.co/s67zLTX/IMG-7636.jpg" alt="IMG-7636" border="0">
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By Shinchan
Looking for advice: rad fan rubbing on fan shroud

'72 142

I'm at the point where I reinstalled my fan and radiator. I have a stock fan shroud and stock fan. Unfortunately, the fan is rubbing on the shroud at the bottom. On the shroud, the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By Shinchan
Got the car moving under its own power last...

Got the car moving under its own power last night, and so far no sign of the yoke rubbing on the tunnel.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By Shinchan
heavy-duty engine mounts, and a firm poly trans...

heavy-duty engine mounts, and a firm poly trans mount to a solid cross-member.
The mount is pretty close to the tail of the trans. I'm going to run it and see what happens.
If I have clearance...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By Shinchan
Most shops don't balance with the slipyoke, so I...

Most shops don't balance with the slipyoke, so I would assume not.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By Shinchan
T5 swap: How much tunnel clearance for a slip yoke?

Finally getting things where I need to to measure for the length of the front driveshaft for my T5 swap in my 142. Unfortunately I wasn't paying attention and the T5 slip yoke that I got is a 1330...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Shinchan
Decided to get the stock driveshaft resized for...

Decided to get the stock driveshaft resized for the T5. The stock mustang driveshaft just isn't going to fit.

thanks everybody!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By Shinchan
No it is not. I'm going to just get the stock...

No it is not. I'm going to just get the stock 2-piece resized for the T5.
I'm only making 130hp tops, so the stock shafts should hold up just fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By Shinchan
It'll be lowered 40mm. I'll probably shorten the...

It'll be lowered 40mm. I'll probably shorten the seat belt bolt ans see what happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Shinchan
Was this by year or what?

Was this by year or what?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Shinchan
Interesting that it's the same part but different...

Interesting that it's the same part but different periods have different bolt spacing. My 140 flange has 2 5/8" diagonal spacing but the adapter and 240 flanges have 3" spacing.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By Shinchan
Maximum drive shaft diameter that fits in a 140?

Will a 3-inch diameter drive shaft fit into the tunnel on a '72 140? Trying to figure out if I can use a stock Mustang drive shaft without it rubbing on the tunnel.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Shinchan
Can I swap a 240 drive flange into a 140 rear end

Hoping to use a Yoshifab mustang drive shaft adapter in my 140 t5 swap project. The 140 flange hole spacing is too close. Is the 240 flange a direct swap into a 140 rear end?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By Shinchan
Thanks, that did the trick.

Thanks, that did the trick.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By Shinchan
Question about B20 w/ stock fuel rail and aftermarket FPR

I'm using an aftermarket fuel pressure regulator (one of the Ebay ones) with a stock B20 FI rail/loop for a Megasquirt install.

I don't seem to be able to get the pressure regulator to register...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Shinchan
possibly...

possibly...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Shinchan
Yeah, but $$$$$$$$

Yeah, but $$$$$$$$
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Shinchan
Yeah, I contacted them with some questions and...

Yeah, I contacted them with some questions and never received a response.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Shinchan
On consulting with another B20 megasquirt...

On consulting with another B20 megasquirt builder, it's probably not the angle, it's either that the sensor is slightly off-center on the wheel or a wiring issue. Back to ye olde drawing board.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Shinchan
Looking for ideas: B20 crank sensor mounting

Trying to wrap up a microsquirt/b20 project. I'm using a missing-tooth wheel bolted to the crank pulley. I originally had my crank sensor mounted 240 degrees from TDC, turns out that that's not a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Shinchan
Mischief managed. Obtained a 240 cable...

Mischief managed.

Obtained a 240 cable assembly, removed the rubber bushing and crappy plastic bushing insert, and put it on the 140 cable. The adjustment bolts are the same size but different...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Shinchan
Locked somewhere in the bowels of my fevered...

Locked somewhere in the bowels of my fevered brain...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Shinchan
No, it won't work with the deeworks adapter. I...

No, it won't work with the deeworks adapter. I can't remember which, but the M40/41 bellhousing is either slightly too long or too short.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Shinchan
Yes, it's the super-long thread with 2 adjustment...

Yes, it's the super-long thread with 2 adjustment nuts. I already have a Beck Arnley 240 cable on the way to see if I can make the bushing fit on the 140 cable end. If that doesn't work out, I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Shinchan
Or likewise, can I remove the adjustment bushing...

Or likewise, can I remove the adjustment bushing from the end of a 240 cable and use it on a 140 cable? My 140 cable is Volvo NOS and I'd like to use it if possible.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Shinchan
T5 swap on a 140 - can I use a 240 clutch cable?

Wrapping up a T5 swap in a 140 using the DeeWorks T5 adapter using the M45-style bellhousing. The bellhousing has the larger clutch cable adjustment hole than the M41 bellhousing. Can I just use a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,110
Posted By Shinchan
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,110
Posted By Shinchan
Need help with starter wiring 142

Replaced my old nasty 140 starter with a refurb that I had kicking around. Looks like the refurb has a different solenoid type from the original. Is the 12+ ignition blue/yellow wire supposed to go...
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