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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By blkaplan
master cyl reinforcement bracket.

master cyl reinforcement bracket.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,505
Posted By blkaplan
Yea, we talked about it, he's getting a raw one...

Yea, we talked about it, he's getting a raw one to play with. I was recommended that probably sectioning the bottom of the main cross bar and capping it would probably be necessary.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 518
Posted By blkaplan
An aluminum flywheel is a different beast, its...

An aluminum flywheel is a different beast, its not made from cast so its much less likely to fragment and grenade... The pieces of metal also are much less dense so if it does let go... the...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,505
Posted By blkaplan
Id recommend switching back to the volvo...

Id recommend switching back to the volvo reservoir.

I have heard a number of problems with the mustang cylinders being leaky.

Plus american reservoirs look out of place in euro engine bays...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:09 PM
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Views: 136,993
Posted By blkaplan
Any results from the grooving?

Any results from the grooving?
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By blkaplan
I built their suspension too :-)

I built their suspension too :-)
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 518
Posted By blkaplan
Get something like a safety blanket, SFI...

Get something like a safety blanket, SFI rated... they are strong and dont weigh a **** ton.

https://www.emracingshop.com/product-page/c4-bellhousing-safety-blanket-84-88
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 518
Posted By blkaplan
A flat flywheel is less likely to blow than a...

A flat flywheel is less likely to blow than a dished unit for a few reasons. The flat geometry has less stress risers then the dished style. The lower weight has less inertial forces as well.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By blkaplan
Get this one for that wheel ...

Get this one for that wheel

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-momo-steering-wheel-adapters
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 477
Posted By blkaplan
850s are like that, I wonder if it would be...

850s are like that, I wonder if it would be worthwhile to convert to that. Would need a nice way of mounting it....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By blkaplan
Go get some hankook RS4 225 45 16. It will be...

Go get some hankook RS4 225 45 16. It will be perfect.

225 50 16 is also good.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By blkaplan
If you must go 17" Go 17x8.5 et9 but you...

If you must go 17" Go 17x8.5 et9

but you better verify caliper clearance, you may need to run a higher offset + spacer to clear the caliper.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By blkaplan
My vote is to keep them 16" RS centers are...

My vote is to keep them 16"

RS centers are too small for 17" barrels imo
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By blkaplan
Those are not sliding, 2 piston fixed caliper.

Those are not sliding, 2 piston fixed caliper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By blkaplan
i have heard bad things about the grey caps...

i have heard bad things about the grey caps failing alot.

Saw it on my lemons car. Always go green over grey.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By blkaplan
unibit in engine bay using a 90 degree drive...

unibit in engine bay using a 90 degree drive adapter on a drill
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By blkaplan
3550 is not the same as a 3650.... I sell adapter...

3550 is not the same as a 3650.... I sell adapter plates for the 3550 already.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 76,320
Posted By blkaplan
I dont understand how someone who has ever...

I dont understand how someone who has ever aligned a car before wouldn't look at this for 30 seconds and have it be extremely obvious. :help:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 76,320
Posted By blkaplan
I dont understand why alignment techs insist on...

I dont understand why alignment techs insist on trying to move things with prybars when the weight of the vehicle is on the car. They are so lazy. :grrr:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By blkaplan
Those require a fairly specialized adapter plate....

Those require a fairly specialized adapter plate. Doable but nothing thats easily obtainable ATM.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,364
Posted By blkaplan
absolutely... lots of room

absolutely... lots of room
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 547,956
Posted By blkaplan
Measure with a dial gauge. Don't throw parts at...

Measure with a dial gauge. Don't throw parts at it.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By blkaplan
dont forget about BNE.

dont forget about BNE.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
To be fair, a good DD setup and a good rally...

To be fair, a good DD setup and a good rally setup often overlap in the world of Sven diagrams.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
What tires? Thats a fairly uncommon size now a...

What tires? Thats a fairly uncommon size now a days... besides for stuff like hoosiers and real racing compounds.

If you are running a tire package that is that short, you definitely dont...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
https://m.popkey.co/c83a74/pZaZA.gif

https://m.popkey.co/c83a74/pZaZA.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
With the shorter version. you could put it on the...

With the shorter version. you could put it on the ground if you really wanted to.

If you are gonna splurge for the shortened reinforced stuff, you should really jump upto the JRZ.

We can...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
You could go that way, You might be running out...

You could go that way, You might be running out of travel if you keep a stock length housing and want to lower it 2" or more.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
Man, I have some awesome JRZ dampers w/ 180mm...

Man, I have some awesome JRZ dampers w/ 180mm travel, shorter housings, etc... that would be perfect for you. Out of your price range though. :grrr:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
Stock ride height for those apps?

Stock ride height for those apps?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By blkaplan
You should define *Best* more narrowly. best...

You should define *Best* more narrowly. best value? best performance?

Id say some 4 way adjustable dlc shafted JRZ's might be the best. bring 20k.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 166,377
Posted By blkaplan
so much #BNECOMFORT

so much #BNECOMFORT
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,433
Posted By blkaplan
Yep, 80 was change over year.... 81 should be...

Yep, 80 was change over year.... 81 should be GTG

All turbo cars got big spindles.,

You can run bilsteins or decarbons in the later housings. you just have less thread engagement on the gland...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By blkaplan
Bring your big boy checkbook. ...

Bring your big boy checkbook.

http://www.bosch-motorsport.com/media/catalog_resources/ABS_M4_Brochure_epdf.pdf

http://www.vgs-motorsport.com/en/product-information---bosch-abs-m4-kit-1.html
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By blkaplan
Stage zero is not what you need to keep this from...

Stage zero is not what you need to keep this from happening.

neither is repaving the roads.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By blkaplan
easiest solution is fixing the stuff on your car...

easiest solution is fixing the stuff on your car thats making it sketchy.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By blkaplan
Pretty neat, I wonder if those were popular on...

Pretty neat, I wonder if those were popular on the 16V turbo cars? :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By blkaplan
Thats incorrect. The g80 diff does not work...

Thats incorrect. The g80 diff does not work above 25 unless its modified.

Dana Powr-lok, true trac, and the wave trac work at any speed.

...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By blkaplan
Having good tires and proper LSD will keep you...

Having good tires and proper LSD will keep you from spinning your tires at high way speeds.

Having good dampers also would have helped prevent you from loosing control.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 993
Posted By blkaplan
i never had shifting issues on my tko600 behind...

i never had shifting issues on my tko600 behind my b230ft
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 993
Posted By blkaplan
With a 4.10 a T56 can be fine. IMO I like...

With a 4.10 a T56 can be fine. IMO

I like the T5 trans since its lightweight, t56 might be better for street car usage tho.
Forum: events 05-03-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,805
Posted By blkaplan
Im in if towery is .

Im in if towery is .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/240 ...

https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/240

Has a lot of options for the rear suspension.

You can get these for the axle bushings
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,392
Posted By blkaplan
I have processed a lot of RN 5 cyl oil pans for...

I have processed a lot of RN 5 cyl oil pans for baffle kits so I know how badly clogged that drain channel can get. But yes, its important to get the chunks of hard oil out. I wonder if a vacuum...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By blkaplan
You can go see Ben @ Rolling Motors. ...

You can go see Ben @ Rolling Motors.

https://www.facebook.com/RollingMotorsLLC/
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/700-900-volv...

https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/700-900-adjustable-panhard-bar

The easiest way to make one appear.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,392
Posted By blkaplan
The PCV services should consist of cleaning out...

The PCV services should consist of cleaning out the box before it becomes clogged or replacing it on a routine basis. Either will help prevent it from becoming completely clogged. The return...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,392
Posted By blkaplan
The suction from pre turbo and intake manifold...

The suction from pre turbo and intake manifold provides the positive crank case ventilation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By blkaplan
x3

x3
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,742
Posted By blkaplan
I got the level sensor cap. Haven't tested it...

I got the level sensor cap. Haven't tested it in real life but the mockup looks like it should work great.
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