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Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-21-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By VB242
About 10" from the turbo outlet in the down pipe,...

About 10" from the turbo outlet in the down pipe, no issues with it so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By VB242
My M47 driveshaft has 1300's on it except the end...

My M47 driveshaft has 1300's on it except the end that has a 1330 that I had welded on
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By VB242
Speedometers are overrated, I use a $98 GPS in my...

Speedometers are overrated, I use a $98 GPS in my 242, it doesn't work in the tunnel of course and have had it go a little flaky on super cloudy days. I just kind of keep up with traffic, until...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By VB242
Harbor freight, don't buy the cheapest plastic...

Harbor freight, don't buy the cheapest plastic one.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By VB242
What's wrong with said water/oil cooler? John...

What's wrong with said water/oil cooler? John Deere uses them quite a bit. It helps warm your oil when it's cold out too. I've ran pretty high boost and never had a problem so far with overheating,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By VB242
The pins in the socket get pushed out of the...

The pins in the socket get pushed out of the connector on the wire side pretty easily, roll the rubber boot up and check.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By VB242
When I was trying to get a conversion u-joint for...

When I was trying to get a conversion u-joint for the 8.8 swap I found the M47 driveshaft to have a 1300 size u-joint. They don't make a 1300-1330 conversion joint so I had to have a 1330 yoke welded...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By VB242
I'm running the Volvo flat flywheel from an M46...

I'm running the Volvo flat flywheel from an M46 equipped car, the clutch setup from them is supposed to hold 280ft.lbs. It hasn't slipped or broken on me yet after 4 yrs of autocross abuse.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,418
Posted By VB242
Did you get a/some ticket (s)?

Did you get a/some ticket (s)?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By VB242
Call South bend clutch, they don't have a listing...

Call South bend clutch, they don't have a listing on their website but they have the package for a red block flat flywheel/t5 swap in the computer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By VB242
Are ou sure your ignition components are getting...

Are ou sure your ignition components are getting power while cranking? I made this mistake, on my 1980 242 when I did my lh2.2 swap, you have to run everything off the blue wire, as that's the only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,119
Posted By VB242
I have 7 cars parked on the street here on the...

I have 7 cars parked on the street here on the right coast.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,543
Posted By VB242
That sounds like a big leap towards...

That sounds like a big leap towards socialism/communism, maga needs coal fired cars to keep the mines open.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By VB242
Tapping the valve cover without some sort of...

Tapping the valve cover without some sort of baffle will just push oil out of your new hole/hose. You'd be better off with the oil cap or figure out why the pressure isn't being relieved and/or why...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By VB242
Sounds like the terrorists win again, shipping...

Sounds like the terrorists win again, shipping you dirty IED manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,119
Posted By VB242
I only went 90ft.lbs on my 8v head with arp studs...

I only went 90ft.lbs on my 8v head with arp studs per yoshifab directions, but I had the arp lube. I planning a re-torque myself soon since I'm getting a teensy antifreeze smell at 25psi, perhaps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,119
Posted By VB242
Your 120ft.lbs torque had be like me wondering if...

Your 120ft.lbs torque had be like me wondering if you had a crack, sounds like no news is good news though.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,543
Posted By VB242
Did anyone get a price on a new Cummins engine,...

Did anyone get a price on a new Cummins engine, because a reman 4BT is north of $7K? How much bensin can you buy for that kind of money? How many 740T's can you buy for $7k?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-06-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 608
Posted By VB242
My block mounted distributor is set to 53.40,...

My block mounted distributor is set to 53.40, trigger return, falling edge. The rotor is about halfway past the #1 post at TDC. I set my fixed timing at 12°, mostly because when I set it up that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,099
Posted By VB242
It will be difficult to reach 300 on lh2.2 which...

It will be difficult to reach 300 on lh2.2 which is what I'm assuming your 88 has. You can ms or switch to lh2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,543
Posted By VB242
Dude, I'm just joking around, if you want to run...

Dude, I'm just joking around, if you want to run a stinky 2 timing chain or is it belts? diesel VW motor have at it. Diesel soot is bad for human breathing though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,776
Posted By VB242
Sort of relevant- to install poly on the front...

Sort of relevant- to install poly on the front position or the LCA you need to press out the complete bushing with shell before installing the poly.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,543
Posted By VB242
If you're going to cheat and go diesel then yeah...

If you're going to cheat and go diesel then yeah you should make your goals. Just add 10 mins eta to every trip.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By VB242
Maybe run a small hone through it? I'm no expert...

Maybe run a small hone through it? I'm no expert so use my advice at your own risk
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,543
Posted By VB242
Lol, You're fighting quite the coefficient of...

Lol, You're fighting quite the coefficient of drag to try to get 35+ mpg out of a brick shaped object. I think the 240 is around .45 coefficient of drag, my greatly more aerodynamic Toyota (.32 cod)...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,783
Posted By VB242
I talked to the guy on Facebook, his TAB mounts...

I talked to the guy on Facebook, his TAB mounts come with poly bushings pre-installed. He said most of the people who buy his stuff are north of 600hp. I have the Ben's spherical bearings so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By VB242
Do the aftermarket tanks have the built in swirl...

Do the aftermarket tanks have the built in swirl pot?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 824
Posted By VB242
I have a weldy center section if you want it,...

I have a weldy center section if you want it, welded up with a Miller 225 turned all the way up. $35.00 plus shipping. Horrible with wide tires but if you have skinny drifting tires it's fine. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 824
Posted By VB242
Lemme ask, do you know Churd? 240 axle won't fit....

Lemme ask, do you know Churd? 240 axle won't fit. Once the locker is engaged they're not supposed unlock until you let off the gas. I'm pretty sure you can buy replacement clutch plates, why not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By VB242
I like the bf Goodrich G-force sport comp-2 a/s...

I like the bf Goodrich G-force sport comp-2 a/s and have recently purchased general g-max tires which are also outstanding in the rain. My only complaint with the general is the tread pattern tends...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 824
Posted By VB242
One tire fire does not impress the chiquitas, get...

One tire fire does not impress the chiquitas, get skinnier tires or a more powerful car.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 824
Posted By VB242
I still don't understand????? What's the point of...

I still don't understand????? What's the point of this exercise?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By VB242
You may have disturbed an exhaust gasket, those...

You may have disturbed an exhaust gasket, those exhaust leaks make a clicking sound as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,431
Posted By VB242
I meant two yutes

I meant two yutes
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,431
Posted By VB242
Youse

Youse
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,431
Posted By VB242
Jersey shore is one of the better areas of the...

Jersey shore is one of the better areas of the state.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By VB242
So much sex for so little money

So much sex for so little money
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By VB242
I thought I saved the link to those racy extended...

I thought I saved the link to those racy extended tubular control arms from Sweden but I can't find it, anyone remember?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By VB242
I have plans to stitch weld the body and...

I have plans to stitch weld the body and reinforce the torque rod brackets, someday.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By VB242
I used 3/16"plate for front and rear -insert...

I used 3/16"plate for front and rear -insert butthead laughter
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,072
Posted By VB242
The Volvo tube is considerably smaller in...

The Volvo tube is considerably smaller in diameter than the Ford, it doesn't seem easy to me as it took me several hours of finagling to just shorten one side.i didn't measure it though, the Ford...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,515
Posted By VB242
The fuel pumps don't run unless a window on the...

The fuel pumps don't run unless a window on the hall sensor passes by, they will not run just by turning the key on, you would have to crank the engine to get the fuel pumps to start. Alternately you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,515
Posted By VB242
The pump doesn't run on lh2.2 unless there's a...

The pump doesn't run on lh2.2 unless there's a signal from the distributor, it doesn't prime like lh2.4 at key on.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,783
Posted By VB242
Ford Trac-lock used in mustangs, explorers, Etc, ...

Ford Trac-lock used in mustangs, explorers, Etc, the above discs are used in 03-04 Cobra.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,783
Posted By VB242
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4899/44420742910_43...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4899/44420742910_4336f8b067_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aFiVgL)2018-12-08_10-15-06 (https://flic.kr/p/2aFiVgL) by John Skiba...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By VB242
I doubt you'll see liquid coolant in the...

I doubt you'll see liquid coolant in the cylinders, unless you have a hg failure where the exhaust is blowing a cloud of steam.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,359
Posted By VB242
Hard to tell from a 2D picture, OP are some of...

Hard to tell from a 2D picture, OP are some of those bumps in the center of the piston or are they all divots?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By VB242
You'll need new cables long enough to reach the...

You'll need new cables long enough to reach the trunk, you will need a large ground cable that reaches the block for the starter to work properly. 1/0 will probably be large enough 2/0 is bigger.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,359
Posted By VB242
The material redeposited on the piston crown?

The material redeposited on the piston crown?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,783
Posted By VB242
I doubled my investment yesterday with an order...

I doubled my investment yesterday with an order to Jegs for the Ford racing carbon fiber clutch disk kit and a new driveshaft u-joint yoke that I didn't feel like going back to the j/y for. I'm...
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