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Forum: events 02-15-2018, 08:38 PM
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Posted By cosbySweater
I think hungover tie rod replacement is better

I think hungover tie rod replacement is better
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By cosbySweater
https://youtu.be/2Et4VHeo7kU

https://youtu.be/2Et4VHeo7kU
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,353
Posted By cosbySweater
They push coolant if you reuse stock headbolts...

They push coolant if you reuse stock headbolts and gaskets. I even have issues with new hgs and reused bolts. It works if you want, but I think studs and new gaskets are the way to go
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
It's running and driving fine now, decided not to...

It's running and driving fine now, decided not to take it to the track this weekend and just have a relaxing weekend. But February 17th, I will leave the crankshaft on the track if that's what it...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By cosbySweater
I have a single 3 inch magnaflow on my V8 turbo...

I have a single 3 inch magnaflow on my V8 turbo car mounted in the rear, I believe it's 24 inches across? Maybe a little bigger, 100 shipped from summit, my car at idle sounds like a n/a 240 with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By cosbySweater
Buy another exhaust housing? Or just punch a hole...

Buy another exhaust housing? Or just punch a hole in the existing one
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea they are radials, when I took the Fairmont to...

Yea they are radials, when I took the Fairmont to the strip and only got the one okay pass I didn't even really sit on the converter, just stabbed the throttle, lol. I will probably do the same with...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea I will say this, convert to a solid pinion...

Yea I will say this, convert to a solid pinion spacer instead of the crush sleeve. Mine has been slowly crushing and now my backlash is kinda messed up and the rear end is starting to howl
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
I have a 8.8 so I hope it will be fine

I have a 8.8 so I hope it will be fine
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,144
Posted By cosbySweater
See I'm not dumb all the time :)

See I'm not dumb all the time :)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,883
Posted By cosbySweater
I have 2 turbo ls car one with microsquirt and...

I have 2 turbo ls car one with microsquirt and one with ms3x. I think from a beginner standpoint (like myself) the microsquirt is very fun to mess with and learn with, also its easy to use.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Verifying tdc http://i.imgur.com/gv7dKTO.jpg...

Verifying tdc
http://i.imgur.com/gv7dKTO.jpg (https://imgur.com/gv7dKTO)
New ls9 map sensor location
http://i.imgur.com/l9S15t5.jpg (https://imgur.com/l9S15t5)
My et streets 235/60r15...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 730
Posted By cosbySweater
I will say this, if the car is a daily, a...

I will say this, if the car is a daily, a b230f+t, t cam, and 15g is a very fun and drivable combo
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Yes

Yes
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
I made some overall adjustments when throwing the...

I made some overall adjustments when throwing the car back together. I verified tdc again and checked the piston protrusion on all 8 cylinders, they all matched perfectly. I threw the Corvette heads...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,144
Posted By cosbySweater
On mine like I said I run 10g off the alt and use...

On mine like I said I run 10g off the alt and use the Ms relay to trigger it and a dedicated ground. The ground is on the chassis I can check the amprage draw if you like
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,144
Posted By cosbySweater
All I did was hose clamp it to the return line on...

All I did was hose clamp it to the return line on the sending unit. No issues with it at all really
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,353
Posted By cosbySweater
What are you running for fuel lines? Are you...

What are you running for fuel lines? Are you using stock wiring for the pump or did you upgrade it?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,144
Posted By cosbySweater
The 450 is dead silent. The only time you can...

The 450 is dead silent. The only time you can hear it is when you key on prime it
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By cosbySweater
That will be bad depending on what size rear tire...

That will be bad depending on what size rear tire you have. In my ls car I'm running a 4l80e with 3.73s and a 25 inch tire and it sits at around 2700-2800 at 65mph
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,144
Posted By cosbySweater
The fuel pressure is dropping off?? I would throw...

The fuel pressure is dropping off?? I would throw in a bigger pump. A walbro 450 fits and it's cheap. What lines are you using? On my cars what I've done is run a 10g wire to the pump off the back of...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Very true. I have one of each, all gen 4s, need...

Very true. I have one of each, all gen 4s, need to get a car to swap a turbo 5.3 into now haha
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By cosbySweater
They are soft and hold power just fine. Don't...

They are soft and hold power just fine. Don't worry about it :)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
It's not bad, had the heads off on my lunch break...

It's not bad, had the heads off on my lunch break and picked up the new ones today, tanked them and did valve springs and will throw them on and drive the car home tomorrow. Breaking **** is part of...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Welp removed the heads and found them to be...

Welp removed the heads and found them to be cracked. Jumped on Craig's list and found a set of Corvette heads so I'm going to throw those on for now just to keep it cheap. They don't flow as well but...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Nevermind on that the car started burning alot...

Nevermind on that the car started burning alot over coolant, probably from when it went into nuclear meltdown on the way to Davis. Pulling the heads and inspecting the head gaskets today. Probably...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By cosbySweater
What turbo are you using and what are your goals?

What turbo are you using and what are your goals?
Forum: events 01-26-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,108
Posted By cosbySweater
Fact 1: drinking is more fun then karting ...

Fact 1: drinking is more fun then karting

Fact 2: no need to bench race if you have a fast car
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Whelp I guess it's time for a Volvo update. Got...

Whelp I guess it's time for a Volvo update. Got another set of et streets heading home, got the 15s for it. February 10th we are hitting the strip with the 244
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 161,618
Posted By cosbySweater
take this as constructively as possible, but it...

take this as constructively as possible, but it seems like you are taking a step backwards with that turbo kit. just looking at it and having done the swap before it looks like its going to be a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Yes it was and honestly it was a bit of a mess....

Yes it was and honestly it was a bit of a mess. The event sucked but we had to replace the water pum, water pump gaskets and blew out the airshocks on it. It really should have a cage before I push...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Because it was 150 bucks, lol

Because it was 150 bucks, lol
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
I'm very very rusty. It's been about 6 years...

I'm very very rusty. It's been about 6 years since I went drag racing. I have 2.73 gears in it with a 27 inch tire. I'm going to just change gears and hit the track again and see how she does. We...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Oh yea we destroyed the rear shocks on it and the...

Oh yea we destroyed the rear shocks on it and the front suspension is original. It needs alot of work and tuning but it was fun to get to blast it around on the streets and the track and get a feel...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
https://youtu.be/uCcg1AwYIGk Second pass, I...

https://youtu.be/uCcg1AwYIGk
Second pass, I need to work on my 60 foot badly
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,336
Posted By cosbySweater
Pretty much

Pretty much
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,336
Posted By cosbySweater
That's fine. My lq4 has well over 220k. Just...

That's fine. My lq4 has well over 220k. Just check and make sure it has good oil pressure
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea that is the route I will probably end up...

Yea that is the route I will probably end up going. I do like this 4.8/ls9/7665 combo, it has alot more up top then the Volvo does, that's for sure. And it's a complete death trap
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
For now since I've only driven the car once, I'm...

For now since I've only driven the car once, I'm hoping it will hit 11s then I will do a different turbo and cam.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,336
Posted By cosbySweater
My turbo lsx 244 gets like 15-16 if that. However...

My turbo lsx 244 gets like 15-16 if that. However I have a 25 inch tall tires and 3.73s I'm looking to get some bigger tires on it and possibly regear it
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea the ole bolt in the cc chamber trick. Ughhhhh

Yea the ole bolt in the cc chamber trick. Ughhhhh
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By cosbySweater
Don't buy the cheapies. Just get real ones. Isn't...

Don't buy the cheapies. Just get real ones. Isn't worth the risk
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,271
Posted By cosbySweater
No Volvo updates so far. However I do have some...

No Volvo updates so far. However I do have some exciting other news. Just finished doing some street tuning on my Fairmont. Thursday I found that the car had no compression in number 5 and I pulled...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 161,618
Posted By cosbySweater
It will be interesting to see if those clear the...

It will be interesting to see if those clear the steering in the 240 chassis.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 161,618
Posted By cosbySweater
Your probably gonna have to move your steering...

Your probably gonna have to move your steering rack around to clear those. I used hooker cast manifolds flipped on mine and they barely cleared the steering column with a solid shaft in place
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By cosbySweater
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/copy-of-2...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/copy-of-240-front-big-brakes-adapters-brembo-s60r-v70r
Forum: showroom 01-06-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By cosbySweater
Hot rods by boyd

Hot rods by boyd
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By cosbySweater
K

K
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By cosbySweater
PTC is a great company to deal with, I have both...

PTC is a great company to deal with, I have both a PTC and a circle d in my 2 turbo ls cars, haven't driven with the PTC yet but it is a very nice piece. You may want to look at a different trans...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By cosbySweater
3/8 electric impact

3/8 electric impact
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