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Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2020, 06:24 PM
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Posted By smoothdurban
Best of luck on the swap!

Best of luck on the swap!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By smoothdurban
This sounds like what you are looking for. Not...

This sounds like what you are looking for. Not cheap but super easy to use / tune.

https://123ignition.com/product/tuneplus-4-r-v-b21-b23/
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,723
Posted By smoothdurban
I have time this winter to swap in and modify the...

I have time this winter to swap in and modify the trans tunnel for the big EffN slip yoke. After that I am calling it quits! . . . . . maybe.

As for enjoying it I can tell you without I doubt I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,723
Posted By smoothdurban
I installed Paul's billet counter shaft retainer...

I installed Paul's billet counter shaft retainer on mine. When I had everything apart there was countershaft end play (My T5 was bought new!).

I was dam certain that this is where the rattling...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,723
Posted By smoothdurban
Around 900 RPM I think. It does disappear when I...

Around 900 RPM I think. It does disappear when I blip the throttle at idle.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,723
Posted By smoothdurban
I am using Josh's billet flywheel. When I am...

I am using Josh's billet flywheel. When I am idling I get what Paul is describing in this video.

At t = 12:15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UmrCl2nLKM&t=811s
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,723
Posted By smoothdurban
If you had to guess what would you define as the...

If you had to guess what would you define as the length isn't changed by much? 1/4" longer?

Before I tear into this I want to know if I need to shorten my DS.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By smoothdurban
I'll throw in my $0.02 on the swap. I did...

I'll throw in my $0.02 on the swap.

I did the b230 intake swap a few years ago and I had to replace some piping for Idle control valve as well as all the cold side IC piping, the TPS wiring and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 120,709
Posted By smoothdurban
Looking good Dan! How does she sound?

Looking good Dan! How does she sound?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Unfortunately there was no difference. Bens...

Unfortunately there was no difference.

Bens hybrid torque rods made the biggest noticeable difference but the howling is still there just a little narrower in the RPM band and not as loud.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,144
Posted By smoothdurban
That's exactly how I set mine up.

That's exactly how I set mine up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,174
Posted By smoothdurban
20 PSI cold is low no doubt. Mine is triple...

20 PSI cold is low no doubt. Mine is triple that.



When I was rebuilding my B230FT I ordered 2 O rings for this from FCP and I got two noticeably different O rings. I complained and they sent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,174
Posted By smoothdurban
Which spots are getting super rich, and how rich...

Which spots are getting super rich, and how rich is super rich? 9:1?
How many miles on your engine?

I had an over rich running engine on my b21FT and the end result was pretty bad. Yes the oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,174
Posted By smoothdurban
Do you have an AFR gauge? If so whats it telling...

Do you have an AFR gauge? If so whats it telling you?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,302
Posted By smoothdurban
I have never had an oil filter stuck on so badly...

I have never had an oil filter stuck on so badly but I know others have. Nice detailing! Where about in Ontario are you located?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 120,709
Posted By smoothdurban
Did the Gilmore car show inspire you? I wish I...

Did the Gilmore car show inspire you? I wish I could of made it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,478
Posted By smoothdurban
I have a their radiator and intercooler in my 242...

I have a their radiator and intercooler in my 242 for 5 years without any issues. I have put about 30k miles of mostly summer driving. I also am running Genuine Volvo Coolant/Antifreeze PN...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
The front I did 350# rear was 200# I think.

The front I did 350# rear was 200# I think.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By smoothdurban
Yes I do have the VSS coming from the kjet cruise...

Yes I do have the VSS coming from the kjet cruise sensor. But I now have a g80 in the rear diff with a speed pickup there so I could use this signal if need be.

The old set up never worked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By smoothdurban
Lh2.4 Cruise What to Snag? Tips to Swap

hey guys

I have a 91 240 wagon that I am going to sell and its a rust bucket but it has an m47 so perhaps ill get $500 for it.

It does have working cruise control system and I want to grab...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Thanks Dan. Are you going to start a new...

Thanks Dan.

Are you going to start a new build thread for your 244 Turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By smoothdurban
You will need to find some shorter bolts to...

You will need to find some shorter bolts to attach the starter unless you plan on adding a manual crank starter.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 295,701
Posted By smoothdurban
I have those bezels as well. How do you like...

I have those bezels as well. How do you like yours?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Strut bearings and Alignment

After installing Bens upper strut bearings and QSRC pieces I was in bad need of an alignment.

I decided to go with the star setting on the strut bearings. The triangle setting may be an option...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 120,709
Posted By smoothdurban
Looking good Dan

Looking good Dan
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,723
Posted By smoothdurban
New Torque Rods

Quick update on my end. I ended up installing Ben's torque rods and they have made a noticeable difference. Not only is it easier to fine tune the pinion angle but they appear to allow for better...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Totally not a complaint Ben. Just a little...

Totally not a complaint Ben. Just a little unexpected.

Looking forward to getting the rest of this stuff in ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
BNE's got it!

I received some parts from Ben over the past few weeks and decided it was time to install these to my car.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=454&pictureid=4087

Up first were the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 42,230
Posted By smoothdurban
Even a casual repair feels like a win nowadays.

Even a casual repair feels like a win nowadays.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Parts Courtesy of Wagonmeister

A friend of mine had a couple of parts he ordered from Dave aka wagonmeister. After reviewing what was available on line in regards to strut tower braces I really liked the wagonmiester flat nose...
Forum: article composition 04-29-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 392,957
Posted By smoothdurban
Ford PN appears to be F5CZ12257BA ...

Ford PN appears to be F5CZ12257BA

https://parts.roeschford.com/v-2001-ford-escort--se--2-0l-l4-gas/electrical--powertrain-control

Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 481,842
Posted By smoothdurban
I have to get in the TIG game. Looks great!

I have to get in the TIG game. Looks great!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By smoothdurban
You may want to consider installing the bell...

You may want to consider installing the bell housing to the trans before installation to the engine. When I tried to install my T5 with the bell housing attached to the engine I also had problems...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 42,230
Posted By smoothdurban
I have actually been riding my motorcycles more...

I have actually been riding my motorcycles more frequently because of this virus.
Wweather permitting of course, as we had flurries today :(
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By smoothdurban
Without the car running, put it in 1st gear push...

Without the car running, put it in 1st gear push the clutch in and have someone try to push the car. This should tell you if you are getting clutch disengagement. If you are then there could be...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 42,230
Posted By smoothdurban
jumping the gun a bit but any annual update?

jumping the gun a bit but any annual update?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
The hoist post kind of blocks it. Its my wife's...

The hoist post kind of blocks it. Its my wife's Ruby but one of the things that makes her awesome is she prefers manuals like I do. As a matter of fact all of are cars are manuals! :cool:

My...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 431,654
Posted By smoothdurban
I have the same GAZ struts on my car. Love them....

I have the same GAZ struts on my car. Love them. I will be installing BNE's QSRC pieces as soon as I get some camber plates. Thanks for the explanation about the Ackermann bracket settings. I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Thanks but its a Ruby!

Thanks but its a Ruby!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Fair enough. I set the albumís setting to public...

Fair enough. I set the albumís setting to public so I hope the pics show up now.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
IPD Billet T Cam swap

Lock down being in full effect I decided it was time to swap out my stock T cam for IPD Turbo cam.

My T cam seems to fall flat after about 4500 RPM and sometimes I like to rev the engine a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,722
Posted By smoothdurban
The cold side pipe you have in pic to is to...

The cold side pipe you have in pic to is to couple the intercooler to a b230 intake manifold and I don't think it will work with the b21FT manifold which is on your car. That pipe sticking up from...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Thanks this may be the last time I get to have...

Thanks this may be the last time I get to have fun in a while.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,833
Posted By smoothdurban
Riverside huh? Small world. The reason why I...

Riverside huh? Small world. The reason why I was asking was I installed these on mine and sometimes I get super rich AFRís and I have a similar setup. I did find a small boost leak around the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Today a buddy and I decided to go for a rip after...

Today a buddy and I decided to go for a rip after being cooped up in the house all week. He has a Porsche 944 turbo and likes to cruise at the same style and pace as I do.

We don’t have a lot...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,833
Posted By smoothdurban
I am curious how these 766 are working out for...

I am curious how these 766 are working out for you.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 431,654
Posted By smoothdurban
Really? Sounds interesting :oogle:

Really?

Sounds interesting :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Yeah it will definitely look good for you as well...

Yeah it will definitely look good for you as well



Thanks

I used some double sided tape.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0796R7XYD/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
Thanks I wasnít sure which way I wanted to...

Thanks

I wasnít sure which way I wanted to go, either the flat black or the body silver color. The body color would of been more work and I think the flat black works better as there are a lot of...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 70,827
Posted By smoothdurban
I wasnít sure if it would fit with the ends. You...

I wasnít sure if it would fit with the ends. You have a picture of your set up?
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