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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By gsellstr
I'm halfway there with what Mike said. I've been...

I'm halfway there with what Mike said. I've been running either straight E85 or a 50/50 mix for several years. Definitely runs better, might want to replace the rubber pressure hoses in the system...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,647
Posted By gsellstr
Gotta find the slips. 60' was down to around 2.1,...

Gotta find the slips. 60' was down to around 2.1, last time at the track was 2.4 but cam timing made a big change there. Last time at the track here in town was 13.2 @ 102 but 2.4 60', also on...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,647
Posted By gsellstr
Box was sticky is a goddamned understatement! I...

Box was sticky is a goddamned understatement! I couldn't light em up at all in the staging area, on aired up street tires. I've NEVER had something that sticky here in Sac.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,826
Posted By gsellstr
Glad you made it up there, sorry we didn't hang...

Glad you made it up there, sorry we didn't hang out more. Definitely good mileage going up there! Current tune was down a little on mileage but much better accel enrichment overall. Cruising at 70-75...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,647
Posted By gsellstr
13.4 @ 104 was my best for the night, slips are...

13.4 @ 104 was my best for the night, slips are in the car. Still more when I get full e85 in the car but I dropped 0.3 from my 60' and picked up 1mph from last time.
Forum: events 05-18-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
We are headed up today. Having a brew in Bend...

We are headed up today. Having a brew in Bend now...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By gsellstr
Forge also does some nice stuff, been running...

Forge also does some nice stuff, been running theirs on mine for years, CBV and WGA. Fully serviceable like the others, a little more money though. Customer service has been great when I needed...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 61,791
Posted By gsellstr
+1 on the Koni yellow's. Got them on mine, had...

+1 on the Koni yellow's. Got them on mine, had them on the R, really happy with them. Usually go on sale this time of year as well.
$448 shipped for front and rear from these guys......
Forum: events 05-17-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
Wagon is dressed up, should be ready to start the...

Wagon is dressed up, should be ready to start the trek tomorrow. See ya'll on Friday.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By gsellstr
Gotcha. I thought he was working on having a kit...

Gotcha. I thought he was working on having a kit for the 3550 that would also work for the 3650, but that's been enough years the details are lost. He may still have the drawings that were sent to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By gsellstr
Send a message to Roger Dee. I believe he has the...

Send a message to Roger Dee. I believe he has the drawing for the 3550/3650, only issues were some minor trimming on the bearing retainer. He was working with a friend of mine a few years back on it,...
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
^^^^ was a MUCH better option for sure. ...

^^^^ was a MUCH better option for sure.

Almost got the wagon ready for the trek, gotta make it handle boost on pump, think I've got it handled, plus a revised 91* tune, guess we'll see in a couple...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By gsellstr
I've actually had that stalling out issue for a...

I've actually had that stalling out issue for a while, started when I changed cam timing. Mine will go into fuel cut on decel but it doesn't always come back up in time to keep from stalling and this...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By gsellstr
With my npr, 18psi, 98* ambient temps my intake...

With my npr, 18psi, 98* ambient temps my intake temps were around 120 off boost, 110 on boost.
Forum: showroom 05-13-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,817
Posted By gsellstr
Ahh, that explains it a little. Honestly, I've...

Ahh, that explains it a little. Honestly, I've only had to replace the fan on Gwen's 850R when it got noisy, but that was around 280k. I'm running a low mileage JY pull 850 fan as well, been good so...
Forum: events 05-13-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
I just confirmed, there is E85 in PDX, so I'll...

I just confirmed, there is E85 in PDX, so I'll fuel up there, get some E in the tank friday before running Saturday night. I'm not hauling the slicks up, still should be good for a mid-13 though...
Forum: events 05-12-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
Harlard is hosting the entire TB crew at his...

Harlard is hosting the entire TB crew at his place. Just don't tell his wife, she doesn't know yet.
Forum: showroom 05-12-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,817
Posted By gsellstr
Damn, what have you been using for fans so far?

Damn, what have you been using for fans so far?
Forum: events 05-12-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
Cool, I'll throw in the helmet then. See if I can...

Cool, I'll throw in the helmet then. See if I can run a low 13 on street tires since they didn't seem to prep the track that well last year...
Forum: events 05-11-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
Anybody know if there's a track night going? Just...

Anybody know if there's a track night going? Just need to know if I should bring the helmet...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,826
Posted By gsellstr
If you do end up doing O2, I've had way better...

If you do end up doing O2, I've had way better luck with NGK over Bosch the last couple years, both Volvo and non Volvo rides...
Forum: events 05-10-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
Damn, guess I gotta step up the game a...

Damn, guess I gotta step up the game a little...looks like I'm parking in the main lot...damn...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,826
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, sounds like either an O2 is giving a false...

Yeah, sounds like either an O2 is giving a false reading or maybe the ECT isn't telling it to go closed loop.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,826
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, well, ya know, sleep would be nice...lol ...

Yeah, well, ya know, sleep would be nice...lol

Sure thing Chris, we can talk up there.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By gsellstr
Been meaning to mention as well Chris, the surge...

Been meaning to mention as well Chris, the surge issues I had on mine with the stock head are COMPLETELY gone with the big valve head, even at higher boost levels, no other changes.

Mike - if your...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,826
Posted By gsellstr
Chris...we're rolling up thursday after work,...

Chris...we're rolling up thursday after work, crashing at a buddy's place in Shasta, then rolling the rest of the way on Friday, back home on monday. Lemme know if you wanna tag along, I can see if...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By gsellstr
^^^^ might know something about the subject. lol ...

^^^^ might know something about the subject. lol

Whaddya think, throw a .84-ish housing on it, spool about the same or a touch faster than the HY, just more air for the spool?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gsellstr
^^^^ is what the VOV in mine is doing at idle....

^^^^ is what the VOV in mine is doing at idle. Not pleasant.
Forum: events 05-09-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
In yet another strange turn of events, looks like...

In yet another strange turn of events, looks like my wagon will be making the trek this year as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By gsellstr
So...if you're not ready to do the T4 just yet,...

So...if you're not ready to do the T4 just yet, just grab a T3 housing and be done with it. Still should spool faster anyway.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,826
Posted By gsellstr
^^^^ = truth. Also if you have an actuator that's...

^^^^ = truth. Also if you have an actuator that's close to the range you want, run the pressure up to where you plan to run it, adjust the eyelet to 1/2 turn short of sliding over the arm, should be...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, I would hands down go with the Garrett...

Honestly, I would hands down go with the Garrett as long as the wheel sizing and exhaust side are within reason. Going from the HE341 to the 2871R, the spoolup is far better, power is pretty close,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,052
Posted By gsellstr
My Southbend was a repainted Sachs but you could...

My Southbend was a repainted Sachs but you could see they swapped out some stuff in it, painted it red, etc. Been quite happy with it though I'm not pushing it hard...yet...
Forum: showroom 05-07-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,817
Posted By gsellstr
I thought about those for mine, just didn't do...

I thought about those for mine, just didn't do it, curious how they will look. FYI, smaller center bore if you weren't aware already...
Forum: showroom 05-07-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By gsellstr
Thanks man! Can't wait to see them when I get...

Thanks man! Can't wait to see them when I get home and they aren't blocked by our dang proxy. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,826
Posted By gsellstr
Pic's are blocked at work, sounds like some good...

Pic's are blocked at work, sounds like some good progress though!

You can always try a helper spring on the WG for short-term, see how that helps for spool before spending money on a new actuator,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gsellstr
I'm actually pulling the variable out of mine,...

I'm actually pulling the variable out of mine, going back to stock. Ran into an issue with high ambient, sitting in traffic, it closed up, system ended up venting on the high pressure side. NOT cool,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gsellstr
.012"-.018" is norm for a lot of stuff on the...

.012"-.018" is norm for a lot of stuff on the road, including Volvo.
Forum: events 05-05-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 19,412
Posted By gsellstr
Haven't seen one yet, sorry. What, you think...

Haven't seen one yet, sorry.

What, you think there's pic's when we had 172 cars there? HAH! What happens at Davis stays at Davis. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gsellstr
Sounds like it might just be a little low. What...

Sounds like it might just be a little low. What kind of vent temps vs. ambient temps?

Gwen's was still rocking the original compressor at 300k when we sold it, only issue it had was the clutch...
Forum: events 05-05-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By gsellstr
I might be interested if it moves to a weekend...

I might be interested if it moves to a weekend...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,705
Posted By gsellstr
Forgot about this one Chris. Check out Fredrik...

Forgot about this one Chris. Check out Fredrik Hillman's 122 build. He's doing a 3v into a 122, hoped to have at the show but it's not there yet. Plan is a pair of 16t's since he has them.
Forum: events 05-02-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
I think it was Taro.

I think it was Taro.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,911
Posted By gsellstr
Ditch the k-jet for something better, but that's...

Ditch the k-jet for something better, but that's about it. Just pulling the head, porting it a bit, and a tight squish headgasket should make a big difference for minimal cash. If you go header, go...
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
I gotta pass that functionality around ya know...

I gotta pass that functionality around ya know...
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 19,412
Posted By gsellstr
It's sad when the slow group was going faster...

It's sad when the slow group was going faster uphill than the fast group, just because of traffic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By gsellstr
CEL on? EGR leaking? Brakes dragging? Trans...

CEL on? EGR leaking? Brakes dragging? Trans slipping? ODO not accurate?

Timing won't be the cause. Junk O2, even if switching can be an issue. I won't run Bosch anymore, not accurate. I swapped to...
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 19,412
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, that was on a good uphill section. Sadly,...

Yeah, that was on a good uphill section. Sadly, the fast group wasn't going fast at all in those pics, except mine and the white S60T6. We got stuck behind traffic on that stretch of road.
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,155
Posted By gsellstr
Hmm, I dunno Eric, maybe I'll change it up, do it...

Hmm, I dunno Eric, maybe I'll change it up, do it on the drive up thursday, or sometime friday morning, what fits your schedule best?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By gsellstr
Calibrations are different between part numbers....

Calibrations are different between part numbers. Baseline resistance is one of several parts of the component.
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