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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Andrewhans
Don't worry, you didn'g miss much. Made a...

Don't worry, you didn'g miss much.

Made a single pass. Engine completely let go at the 1000' mark from the fuel pump halfway dying. Made full boost passes the night prior and everything worked...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Ill be at Fayetteville this Saturday in the...

Ill be at Fayetteville this Saturday in the afternoon most likely. 6ish I'd like to get there.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Finally got a 4 point roll bar put in the car....

Finally got a 4 point roll bar put in the car. Not really gonna fit in any classes or anything I don't think or but it should keep 95% of the tracks happy seeing something in there at least. Family...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Got a good video from some friends that where...

Got a good video from some friends that where there.
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Got the car running and drove it to work, even...

Got the car running and drove it to work, even got lunch with it. I really did miss driving the car.
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
I'm not 100% sure but I think the 34 element...

I'm not 100% sure but I think the 34 element 4l80e drum only fits in the th400 and not the th350 that I have.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
I might be running at Nahunta Friday night. About...

I might be running at Nahunta Friday night. About an hour and change from Jacksonville.

Yeah he is very good and knows how to setup a trans.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
And after picking up the trans yesterday night....

And after picking up the trans yesterday night. The car is ready to have its wheels put back on and be driven again. I love the way the engine sounds.
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,064
Posted By Andrewhans
I had a set of knock off Type 3's and LOVED them...

I had a set of knock off Type 3's and LOVED them on the red 86 slicktop 240 wagon I had in England. Turns out the knock offs are actually more rare than the real thing because the company producing...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Filling the gap with some photos Old...

Filling the gap with some photos
Old transmission damage
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Andrewhans
PS my personal best was actually ran at Coastal...

PS my personal best was actually ran at Coastal Plains in Jacksonville. It's one of my favorite tracks to run at bc they are lax on safety but have really good track prep. Drove an hour and a half...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Picked up the transmission last night. New...

Picked up the transmission last night. New clutches, steels, bushings, internal seals and an upgraded 36 element sprag(broke the stock one all to hell). I found a deal on the sprag($336 shipped) and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
Funny that the 6.0 fixed itself. The quieter...

Funny that the 6.0 fixed itself.

The quieter idle on the 5.3 is that with the new Summit Turbo Cam? I'm REALLY curious how those do. Somedays I wish I would have gone with that vs the SS2 but I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
It's a LOT of fun lol Especially coming from a...

It's a LOT of fun lol Especially coming from a 300whp AWD Subaru as my previous "fast" car. Just keep in mind the road was cool and only around 60deg or so. When it gets hot out or after a few good...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Ok... so... Got my buddies car out of the...

Ok... so...

Got my buddies car out of the garage.

Got the "new" gen 4 5.3 guts in the "new" gen 3 block along with the sloppy stage 2 cam(228/230)

Motor went in without issue. New bigger...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
Sweet score on the 5.3! That 100lb off the nose...

Sweet score on the 5.3! That 100lb off the nose is gonna be noticable!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
I still love this car lol. It's gonna be a ROCKET...

I still love this car lol. It's gonna be a ROCKET once you get a decent converter in it. If you can get even 10psi on the launch you're going to cut at LEAST a 1.60 60'. That's one thing I'm very...
Forum: showroom 04-01-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,225
Posted By Andrewhans
Only reason I even used 1 7/8" is bc it was on...

Only reason I even used 1 7/8" is bc it was on the Volvo already so I cut it up and used it.

I agree completely 2" would be good for almost anything south of 1500hp lol Makes packaging much easier...
Forum: showroom 04-01-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,225
Posted By Andrewhans
Just to update this incase someone comes across...

Just to update this incase someone comes across this and was curious. Ended up going 9.99@140 mph in the 1/4 with 1 7/8" crossover. Car spooled amazing and was just fun everywhere. My thread has the...
Forum: website & board 03-21-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,503
Posted By Andrewhans
Same here. Interested in the sticker thing....

Same here. Interested in the sticker thing. Clicked the link and it says it was closed.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By Andrewhans
Thanks! I was trying to find just a rear bar and...

Thanks! I was trying to find just a rear bar and you having a 27mm on it's own is great. How much does shipping to the US usually run? 27542
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,750
Posted By Andrewhans
That's exactly what I did too. Mine bounces a...

That's exactly what I did too. Mine bounces a round a lot. I'm wondering if I have it wired wrong or something. Going to dig into more once it's up and running again.



I'm gonna shoot him a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By Andrewhans
Been thinking about those too for sure. If you...

Been thinking about those too for sure. If you get a spare set of the strut top bushings let me know lol
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By Andrewhans
That's what I like to hear. Still a massive...

That's what I like to hear.

Still a massive purchase and I think I'm going to step towards the biggest rear sway bay I can fit first and see how that helps the 60'. Making small changes one at a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,750
Posted By Andrewhans
Thats exactly what I did but mine is bouncy in a...

Thats exactly what I did but mine is bouncy in a lot of places up to about 50. Did you just barely grind away the teeth or knock down the ring farther.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
Holy **** that is beautiful! I bet it sounds...

Holy **** that is beautiful! I bet it sounds amazing.

I've owned a 944 but was extremely let down, sold that this as fast as possible. I feel like a non turbo 944 is basically the cheapest...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Got the new short blocks, new pan is coming soon,...

Got the new short blocks, new pan is coming soon, new cam is already in the garage.

Plans for 2019 are 6 point cage, 15x8 wheels, billet 7875, gen 4 rods and pistons with a gen 3 5.3 block/crank,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By Andrewhans
I don't think YoshiFab sells the double...

I don't think YoshiFab sells the double adjustable ones just the single adjustable rear dampers.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,750
Posted By Andrewhans
I don't think so after a little google searching....

I don't think so after a little google searching.

I'm wondering if the sensor output is being weird even though its a 12 "window" setup like the factory Volvo speedo is used to seeing. One thing...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By Andrewhans
Yeah that's where I found them. I just didn't...

Yeah that's where I found them. I just didn't want to bug him without trying to do my own research first. Was hoping someone had them already with a little feedback either on the road side or the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,750
Posted By Andrewhans
I'm not sure yet. Speedo worked just fine on the...

I'm not sure yet. Speedo worked just fine on the Volvo tone ring but the modified ring only read accurate and smooth from 70mph to about 110mph. Below that and it reads about 5mph high and bounces...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By Andrewhans
GAZ Double adjustable shocks 240

Looking into getting a set of double adjustable GAZ shocks for the 240. This is a drag race setup and I was curious if anyone had any input on how well they work. Do these shocks last on the street...
Forum: showroom 01-04-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By Andrewhans
https://youtu.be/Hag9OvwUt4c ...

https://youtu.be/Hag9OvwUt4c

https://youtu.be/MVoDucWvv0A

Fender dump exhaust, hood exit 44mm gate and another 44mm gate firing at the ground
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,158
Posted By Andrewhans
Wow didn't know my mounts were that early of a...

Wow didn't know my mounts were that early of a batch. I think I bought them back in July-August of 2015. Mine don't have slots in them either lol

They also hold up very well to abuse and still fit...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
More carnage photos. Got the motor pulled today....

More carnage photos. Got the motor pulled today. Been lazy about it because I don't have the spare engine at my house yet and still need to buy the cam and oil pan.

<a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
I Houdini'd that bastard lol

I Houdini'd that bastard lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Cam is toast. Big nicks in it from the rod. I...

Cam is toast. Big nicks in it from the rod. I might be able to clean up the heads. Entire shortblock is junk.

Its not like I need to go faster anyway lol. I think between the displacement bump and...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Oh man that would be amazing! I really want studs...

Oh man that would be amazing! I really want studs now that Im leaning on it a bit more. I'm pretty sure I could easily get away with another set of single use bolts and new gaskets but studs would be...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Haven't pulled it but Im pretty sure a rod hit...

Haven't pulled it but Im pretty sure a rod hit it.

Going to upgrade the cam to the 228/230 .585 cam(sloppy stage 2) and Im stepping up to gen 4 5.3 guts in a gen 3 block. Got two shortblocks(1 gen...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Not much at all. I may be upgradeing to a gen 3...

Not much at all. I may be upgradeing to a gen 3 5.3 shortblock with gen 4 pistons and rods in it. I need to see how much my friend wants for his spare parts

Also not too soon emotionally, just...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
So on the way home the engine completely let go...

So on the way home the engine completely let go haha

Made a TINY bit of noise over lunch. Was completely silent when I went to go leave. Drove the car carefully checking oil pressure and listening...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Well, it's too early to tell but the engine might...

Well, it's too early to tell but the engine might be hurt.

Drove into work(25miles) with no noises at all, completely normal, went to take the car for lunch and around 2k I get a very faint rod...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Thread title has been updated lol

Thread title has been updated lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
Thanks! It's been a bunch of fun. I have some...

Thanks! It's been a bunch of fun. I have some good Gopro helmet footage too of all my passes. I need to put up my fastest one.

Gonna see if I can get that thread title changed again haha
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 62,865
Posted By Andrewhans
9 second 240

Man did I have a great day yesterday!

Trailered the car there just incase I broke.
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Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 376,968
Posted By Andrewhans
I'm very happy to see you back up and posting!...

I'm very happy to see you back up and posting! Love the updates and was always impressed with the fab work.

You're swap was always a big drive for my build. Simple and to the point.

That RX7 is...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
They are not cheap anymore that's for sure. I...

They are not cheap anymore that's for sure. I agree completely with doing two pumps!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
Fair. I need to turn on the fuel pressure safety...

Fair. I need to turn on the fuel pressure safety in the Goldbox. Just as an added safety net incase that happens.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
Not to hijack his thread.. again lol Was it...

Not to hijack his thread.. again lol

Was it triggered by the ECU or a hobbs switch? Mine is set to remove a ground signal over 6psi of boost as seen by the ecu.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,058
Posted By Andrewhans
I really dig that you used the PAC-80 batt...

I really dig that you used the PAC-80 batt isolator. I LOVE mine.

I got tired of the 40amp relay's I had getting hot and the connectors aren't great either. I was getting too much voltage drop...
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