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Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By t8fanning
I'd get a bigger exhaust housing like Asher said.

I'd get a bigger exhaust housing like Asher said.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,506
Posted By t8fanning
That's right. You just have to grind a couple...

That's right. You just have to grind a couple reliefs for the bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,271
Posted By t8fanning
I've definitely thought about it. I'm a little...

I've definitely thought about it. I'm a little concerned about additional noise and downshifting difficulty though.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,271
Posted By t8fanning
I like my TKO500 for roll racing, but I don't...

I like my TKO500 for roll racing, but I don't like it for dig racing. First to second shift is hard to engage at high RPM. However, I really like it for daily driving and freeway pulls. With a 3.73...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By t8fanning
1.05 housing is definitely not too big on a...

1.05 housing is definitely not too big on a redblock. 8 or 16v.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,123
Posted By t8fanning
Looks like I'll have to get some slicks now.

Looks like I'll have to get some slicks now.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,123
Posted By t8fanning
Doubt it. I like racing for trap speed, not ET....

Doubt it. I like racing for trap speed, not ET. Probably won't even do slicks.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,123
Posted By t8fanning
I wish I could have done some passes this year....

I wish I could have done some passes this year. Too bad they closed the Utah track.

I am moving to Michigan though, so I'll be swapping sides for next year.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,573
Posted By t8fanning
I love my AEM. It can be programmed with...

I love my AEM. It can be programmed with failsafes, shows AFR, manifold pressure, and ethanol content.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,696
Posted By t8fanning
I'm not too sure about that. I've put in a...

I'm not too sure about that. I've put in a cometic gasket wrong. But you learn pretty quickly that it's wrong as coolant leaks out pretty quickly.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 36,358
Posted By t8fanning
I am pretty confident that both ends are in as...

I am pretty confident that both ends are in as far as they can go. It took some time and force to get everything aligned to fit.

I couldn't get the fitting any further into the oil pump, and even...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 36,358
Posted By t8fanning
I actually did log oil temp in the sump. Looks...

I actually did log oil temp in the sump. Looks like during cold start, the oil was somewhat colder with your tube, which would explain the increased pressure over the stock tube.

It looks like...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
I've done a few things to the car. I flipped my...

I've done a few things to the car. I flipped my rear brakes brackets over and installed my brakes the right way. I also modified an oil pan with some baffles and a tiny bit of extra capacity.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 36,358
Posted By t8fanning
Casey sent me the original tube he made for...

Casey sent me the original tube he made for testing. I finally installed it and took some data.

The installation was easy enough, no appreciable difference from stock. However, it does take a bit...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By t8fanning
The block is absolutely strong enough. 400 bhp...

The block is absolutely strong enough. 400 bhp really isn't that much.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By t8fanning
That's what I thought, but then I found this...

That's what I thought, but then I found this picture:

https://i.imgur.com/DP678uEl.jpg

It looks like the pump pickup is right over the drain plug. If that's the case, then any baffles with trap...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By t8fanning
Oil pump intake location relative to pan

I'm trying to make some oil baffles with hinged doors for a typical b230 pan. However, I'm concerned about interference with the oil pump. Does anyone know where the oil pump inlet is located...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 142,135
Posted By t8fanning
That's not as bad as I thought. Sounds like great...

That's not as bad as I thought. Sounds like great customer service too. Think they'd be as accommodating to uncultured English-only speakers?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 142,135
Posted By t8fanning
As usual the only response to your posts is wow. ...

As usual the only response to your posts is wow.

Did you get the floater kit used or does Sellholm still make them? I couldn't find them on their website, but I also can't read Swedish.

Are...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
It's been a while, but I've just been driving the...

It's been a while, but I've just been driving the car. I finally decided to upgrade the brakes from the RX7 and stock rear calipers I had to match the power I'm making. I don't think I'll ever put...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 243,242
Posted By t8fanning
Let's see the money shot with the turbo. ...

Let's see the money shot with the turbo.

That's weird that you had interference with your cam great hub. My STS ring fit right on my RSI hub perfectly.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 202,993
Posted By t8fanning
Mine has stayed on at 130 mph.

Mine has stayed on at 130 mph.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,708
Posted By t8fanning
To extend the push rod I got this, and turned it...

To extend the push rod I got this, and turned it down to an effective length of 0.8"

https://www.wilwood.com/Hardware/HardwareProd?itemno=300-13885
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,708
Posted By t8fanning
Do you remember how the length of your Volvo...

Do you remember how the length of your Volvo reservoir barbs compared to the mustang barbs?

I would understand why o rings are necessary for positioning the barbs in the seal if the Volvo barbs...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,708
Posted By t8fanning
Looks ugly and won't fit my car.

Looks ugly and won't fit my car.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,708
Posted By t8fanning
Mustang Brake Master Cylinder

I'm upgrading my brakes, and ordered a CENTRIC 13061062 Master Cylinder for a 1994 Mustang GT from Rockauto. I also ordered a new cheap 240 master cylinder reservoir from IPD. I've seen people say...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 202,993
Posted By t8fanning
I know next to nothing about LS engines, but is...

I know next to nothing about LS engines, but is the water pump pulley stock?

I do know how to get stop the rubbing issue though. Send me the wheels and tires. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 36,358
Posted By t8fanning
Put me on the list.

Put me on the list.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 142,135
Posted By t8fanning
Car looks great. Too bad it didn't make it to...

Car looks great. Too bad it didn't make it to Davis this year. I really like the mini power steering pump. I might have to do that to free up some room for a AC compressor.

What were you doing to...
Forum: showroom 05-01-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,749
Posted By t8fanning
Well when you do get around to it, I absolutely...

Well when you do get around to it, I absolutely want one. I'd like to get rid of that ARP bolt I have in there now.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,046
Posted By t8fanning
I've always wondered about doing this, but never...

I've always wondered about doing this, but never pursued it because you would have to do it every time you replace the pump.

But for welding cast aluminum, you should boil it in vinegar to clean...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 203,143
Posted By t8fanning
Glad it's really no big deal. Can you push the...

Glad it's really no big deal. Can you push the fan in closer to the radiator? Are you going to take it to Davis?

Also, I hope you got my reservation for that same field trip this weekend.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 203,143
Posted By t8fanning
I also do all my bleeding around 10 psi and never...

I also do all my bleeding around 10 psi and never had a problem.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 203,143
Posted By t8fanning
That's horrible to hear. I was really looking...

That's horrible to hear. I was really looking forward to seeing this car in person. At least you'll still be there.

Were you really getting into it or something? What could have caused the failure?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
Lol. I'll raise boost cut when I don't have to...

Lol. I'll raise boost cut when I don't have to drive the car 700 miles home.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
It'll definitely be a good time. I...

It'll definitely be a good time.



I drive pretty slowly normally, I mostly like to go fast just doing pulls with people. I'll definitely bring my laptop. I already know I'll have to knock out a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
I got some ID1700x, and didn't do anything to my...

I got some ID1700x, and didn't do anything to my feed line. Required duty has dropped a ton; it's now hovering between 50-60% at ~30 psi of boost. They idle great on e65. I'll be curious to see how...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 50,087
Posted By t8fanning
The gauges have so many wires because they have...

The gauges have so many wires because they have data logger outputs as well as a high or low trigger. If you're doing all the logging/failsafe stuff in your ecu you probably won't use most of the...
Forum: events 04-16-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,077
Posted By t8fanning
I finally registered. I signed up for the...

I finally registered. I signed up for the spirited drive and BBQ, although I'm not entirely sure I'll make it to those. Depends on when I actually start the drive.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
I'm not too worried about the wiring. I use 10...

I'm not too worried about the wiring. I use 10 awg for most of the run, and then step down to 12 awg.

I have been thinking about making a nice sending unit, but man there really isn't that much...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
That's true. I should make my own with a...

That's true. I should make my own with a different fuel level sending unit and big hard lines.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
I have -6 fittings brazed on the sending unit,...

I have -6 fittings brazed on the sending unit, and use -6 line with the stock hard line.
Forum: events 04-12-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,077
Posted By t8fanning
When are you leaving to start the drive?

When are you leaving to start the drive?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
Ever since the fuel pump upgrade, I've been...

Ever since the fuel pump upgrade, I've been looking at my injector duty. It's not ideal.

https://i.imgur.com/hljDpmQh.png

The screenshot isn't great, but the lower plot is injector duty cycle...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 203,143
Posted By t8fanning
Nice job. The interior looks great.

Nice job. The interior looks great.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By t8fanning
You can't drill and tap for ABS on non ABS 240...

You can't drill and tap for ABS on non ABS 240 knuckles if you're using the stock ABS rings. The diameter is too large. Following the Buchka's example, I machined a bracket and welded it on. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
I actually measured my shock at ride height and...

I actually measured my shock at ride height and it's at 14.5", which is what ride tech recommends.


My buddy upgraded to a double pumper Aeromotive setup and gave me his Walbro 525 for a deal. At...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 202,993
Posted By t8fanning
I didn't think I'd ever like 18" wheels on a 240,...

I didn't think I'd ever like 18" wheels on a 240, but those just look great. I can't wait to see this thing in person at Davis or IPD.

Any reason to pick the re71r over the r888r?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 172,223
Posted By t8fanning
Just took it out for a quick drive. The rear end...

Just took it out for a quick drive. The rear end feels so much better over bumps.
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