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Forum: events 09-30-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,839
Posted By Simi
Im going

Im going
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,104
Posted By Simi
Good luck, those transmissions are temperamental

Good luck, those transmissions are temperamental
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,258
Posted By Simi
I don't remember having to align them upon...

I don't remember having to align them upon assembly.

I rebuilt my m46 OD once, turns out the pressure spring broke in half, causing it not to build pressure after it warmed up. Replaced the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,258
Posted By Simi
Its all clutchnet custom ordered Stage 3...

Its all clutchnet custom ordered

Stage 3 clutch kit.
Diameter 215mm ( 8-1/2"), Flat flywheel ( not included)
Can be manufactured with any spline ( 1 X 22, 1 X 10, T5 1-1/16 X 10 )
Pressure...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,258
Posted By Simi
So, if anyone cares for an update, I'm running a...

So, if anyone cares for an update, I'm running a 6 puck disc, 1/2 kevlar and ceramic with the pressure plate I bought from the clutchnet kit. So far it puts the power down (300+ ft lbs at the wheels)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,009
Posted By Simi
If you want, i'd love to come by and see what...

If you want, i'd love to come by and see what parts you got before you crush, I could maybe build a car from the spare parts you got.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,610
Posted By Simi
Don't even bother. I did all I could to save...

Don't even bother.

I did all I could to save my 2nd automatic I put in the car and it was all a waste of time.

Shift solenoids went out and I replaced them. Then I lost 1st and slowly lost...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,009
Posted By Simi
How parted out is the 240T? With the extra parts...

How parted out is the 240T? With the extra parts laying around you could maybe make it functional?

Also if you have the chance, go T5, its a world of difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,074
Posted By Simi
I've actually researched this myself because I...

I've actually researched this myself because I don't feel like putting a tone ring on my truetrac when I install it.

On my T5 I have this sensor.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,258
Posted By Simi
On mine I convinced him to do a half organic and...

On mine I convinced him to do a half organic and half ceramic disk to get it closer to the 400ft lbs crank that will be my final goal. Worst case i can run my 6 puck with his pressure plate. The main...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,258
Posted By Simi
That's nice to know, I just ordered on the first...

That's nice to know, I just ordered on the first of the year the same kit from ClutchNet you probably did. We shall see if mine works, what exactly failed on yours? The disc or the plate?
Forum: showroom 01-26-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9,561
Views: 4,140,847
Posted By Simi
Old pic I finally found ...

Old pic I finally found

https://scontent.ftpa1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26731313_1951970461484285_2101504593270667398_n.jpg?oh=44441c5151876f44f4dd1b6ee64ce259&oe=5B2462EB
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,717
Posted By Simi
Weird, when my power stage went bad, it would...

Weird, when my power stage went bad, it would just shut off completely at random.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,161
Posted By Simi
Yeah, these cams are better suited for cars with...

Yeah, these cams are better suited for cars with manual transmissions.

But anyways, 190 seems a bit high for a thermostat. I run an 180f thermostat in everything down here and I have never had...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,860
Posted By Simi
Forge 007

Forge 007
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,216
Posted By Simi
My throttle body wouldn't close all the way and...

My throttle body wouldn't close all the way and it would cause this, once I cleaned it out it never did it again.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,009
Posted By Simi
I was wondering where this car went off to? It...

I was wondering where this car went off to? It was for sale awhile ago.

I know these cars kinda well in case you ever need any help
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 84,525
Posted By Simi
Love the build so far

Love the build so far
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By Simi
40 shipped? I got to pull it

40 shipped? I got to pull it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By Simi
I got one from a dead m46

I got one from a dead m46
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,768
Posted By Simi
Maybe clutch not disengaging all the way?

Maybe clutch not disengaging all the way?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,999
Posted By Simi
If you need to mod the bellhousing aka removing...

If you need to mod the bellhousing aka removing the volvo input shaft sleeve, then you need to use a ford TO bearing, if you do not need to mod the bellhousing with this adapter then you can use the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
Also found out what the WOT cut was, bad tps...

Also found out what the WOT cut was, bad tps combined with a bad tps wire (red/white) Cut the wire and replaced the TPS and its perfect and happily boosting.

SOLD
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
And it's back from the dead ...

And it's back from the dead

https://scontent.ftpa1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/q82/s480x480/17626169_1616823444998990_885331060815312171_n.jpg?oh=5b0e3257969636732609b7347075663c&oe=59669DE5
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,417
Posted By Simi
Do a 134 conversion and put R12A in, its a...

Do a 134 conversion and put R12A in, its a propane based refrigerant. It works better than both 12 and 134 in terms of cooling capacity. Also you don't technically have to do a 134 a conversion to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,540
Posted By Simi
Aftermarket PCV boxes

Aftermarket PCV boxes
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,873
Posted By Simi
Could be that the t5 is not disengaging all the...

Could be that the t5 is not disengaging all the way, depending on how heavy the clutch is, check for firewall flex, or have someone depress the clutch to see if the fork has the full amount of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By Simi
It will hold 1st in position 1. Or at least it...

It will hold 1st in position 1. Or at least it should.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,892
Posted By Simi
I have heard that Type F, 10w30 or 10w40 will...

I have heard that Type F, 10w30 or 10w40 will work.

I am running 10w40 and I noticed that the box shifted smoother.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
Rear ended

Rear ended
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
And this is where I am at now, partout may be...

And this is where I am at now, partout may be soon.

http://i.imgur.com/aUhKRSPm.jpg (http://imgur.com/aUhKRSP)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
Fixed the m46, swapped the overdrive for another...

Fixed the m46, swapped the overdrive for another unit, this is what I found on the old one.

http://i.imgur.com/ULmMfdUm.jpg (http://imgur.com/ULmMfdU)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
Wiring harness is perfect on this one, aside from...

Wiring harness is perfect on this one, aside from the damage I did to it.


Also added this

http://i.imgur.com/29FOK3bm.jpg (http://imgur.com/29FOK3b)


Started on the next project, a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,074
Posted By Simi
Yeah there is something wrong... I am on LH...

Yeah there is something wrong...

I am on LH with 1 bar of boost on a 19t and I made 250whp
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,000
Posted By Simi
I pulled a set, they are good shocks, the G2's on...

I pulled a set, they are good shocks, the G2's on the front I don't like though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,438
Posted By Simi
I used 88 size bulb holder in my 89 cluster, had...

I used 88 size bulb holder in my 89 cluster, had to increase the openings a bit in the board but they work.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
The bolster near the door needs to be redone and...

The bolster near the door needs to be redone and vinyl on that side too isnt perfect but repairable, otherwise the seats are mint, they came from a 180k car, the speaker monts on the door panels are...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
I didn't reduce the oil based paint initially, it...

I didn't reduce the oil based paint initially, it went on really thick. Didn't use a hardener, took about a month to fully cure. Not going to bother sanding it, I like the fact it feels like a fridge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
Very small amount of fine shavings, no chunks.

Very small amount of fine shavings, no chunks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,965
Posted By Simi
If I think I know what you are talking about, you...

If I think I know what you are talking about, you slide the rubber gromet off the cable section that sticks in the firewall, put the gromet in first then insert the cable till it stops. Its like...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,685
Posted By Simi
1988 745 Turbo "Work Moose"

I guess I can make a thread about this car since I am kind of modding it...

I bought it from another turbobricks member as a DD because the AC worked really good and I figured that modding your DD...
Forum: events 01-09-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,390
Posted By Simi
I'll be going.

I'll be going.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,835
Posted By Simi
Nice to see a new face from florida on here! ...

Nice to see a new face from florida on here!

Anyways, I have a 740 which is basically identical.

For the suspension, it looks to be that your endlink bushings are bad for the sway bar, plus...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
I'll take it out and report back

I'll take it out and report back
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
Any ideas?

Any ideas?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
Well good news, it is not overdrive, bad news is...

Well good news, it is not overdrive, bad news is it seems to be something with the countershaft?

Took off the bellhousing and overdrive

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
Will do, ill report back with findings

Will do, ill report back with findings
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
I checked that part, its all good and in there, I...

I checked that part, its all good and in there, I checked the whole shift mechanism, its all good and nothing seems out of place. I drained all the fluid on the trans now as well.

From what I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
Yeah the wiring is all correct. What I think...

Yeah the wiring is all correct. What I think happened is the solenoid stuck and jammed the overdrive on? It was electronically disengaged when I was driving it the whole time but it may have been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,548
Posted By Simi
Another clue, when i was moving it, in reverse it...

Another clue, when i was moving it, in reverse it would move then grind and slow down like the brakes were pressed. Also 3rd gear moved like first till I let off the clutch fully and then it caught...
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