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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 459
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Posted By cosbySweater
Holding off on the cage for now.

Holding off on the cage for now.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Hosed off the 244, took it for a spin and popped...

Hosed off the 244, took it for a spin and popped a tire. Getting some tires mounted on it thursday. Going to street tune it on e85 for around 16-18psi for Davis do I can hit the track and make a fast...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By cosbySweater
What engine is it behind?

What engine is it behind?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By cosbySweater
Try a new cap first. If the old cap smells like...

Try a new cap first. If the old cap smells like exhaust then it's probably a hg and possibly a corroded out bcp head. My friend and I bother have 79 b21 cars, well mine was before I swapped it. Both...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By cosbySweater
This. I've never cut the wire on the 9xx ecus and...

This. I've never cut the wire on the 9xx ecus and have opened a bunch of those boxes up. It looks like a dead pin on the circuit board to me
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By cosbySweater
I will say I've been using mine as a daily on and...

I will say I've been using mine as a daily on and off for about 3 years and on and off. My commute is highway mostly, the car has a 225/50r17 lockup 80e and 3.73 gears and it is..... Absolutely...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,066
Posted By cosbySweater
Run half track passes and dial in 1/8th mile....

Run half track passes and dial in 1/8th mile. Then give it the beans
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah we get pretty lucky here in California due...

Yeah we get pretty lucky here in California due to smog and being a port state I assume
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Yep in my 82ford fairmont

Yep in my 82ford fairmont
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
My floor looks like this ...

My floor looks like this
http://i.imgur.com/G8Qcogh.jpg (https://imgur.com/G8Qcogh)
So my car can look like this
http://i.imgur.com/HHr4jjI.jpg (https://imgur.com/HHr4jjI)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By cosbySweater
Sn95 knuckles with 90/10s

Sn95 knuckles with 90/10s
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
You obviously have never driven a 924. Lol

You obviously have never driven a 924. Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Oh yeah it for sure doesn't fit in the fleet. It...

Oh yeah it for sure doesn't fit in the fleet. It will mostly just get driven on the weekends and when the lady and I go out on a fancy date.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah I have all the records since new. It's been...

Yeah I have all the records since new. It's been very well cared for but it has always been a driver. Which is nice
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Non turbo rwd. http://i.imgur.com/sR9DUMz.jpg...

Non turbo rwd.
http://i.imgur.com/sR9DUMz.jpg (https://imgur.com/sR9DUMz)
http://i.imgur.com/TMDdY1h.jpg (https://imgur.com/TMDdY1h)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
It is high miles, 242k but always dealer...

It is high miles, 242k but always dealer maintained. And I won't say the price but it's well under when they are selling for now :)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Lol, the price was right for it. I've had some...

Lol, the price was right for it. I've had some okay handling cars but this thing is a absolute blast. I bought it to flip it but after hammering on it for 3 hours today, I'm gonna keep it. It's a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Picked up a new toy to enjoy for a little while! ...

Picked up a new toy to enjoy for a little while!
http://i.imgur.com/kglRy7B.jpg (https://imgur.com/kglRy7B)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Not flux core, Miller 120

Not flux core, Miller 120
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
well its been about a month and I haven't really...

well its been about a month and I haven't really messed with or driven the car at all. Im going to start working on it again here soon, get the bigger intercooler in it. Put in a truck waterpump. and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,416
Posted By cosbySweater
https://www.wilwood.com/Hardware/HardwareProd?item...

https://www.wilwood.com/Hardware/HardwareProd?itemno=300-13885
a little modification and these fit. i like this better then extending the pushrod, personally
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,524
Posted By cosbySweater
You're gonna spend 5k for a 9 inch that doesn't...

You're gonna spend 5k for a 9 inch that doesn't grenade. Or 120 bucks for a complete 8.8
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,524
Posted By cosbySweater
I've seen about 5 ford 9inch pinions on the...

I've seen about 5 ford 9inch pinions on the ground on the laundry h pad. Never seen that with a 8.8. physically bigger does not mean it's better.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,524
Posted By cosbySweater
I mean. What are you planning on doing with the...

I mean. What are you planning on doing with the car? I run OEM cclips on both of my cars, have taken them to the drags and never had them checked. Are you planning on doing powertour or something?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,524
Posted By cosbySweater
That's what disk brakes are for :)

That's what disk brakes are for :)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 01:12 PM
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Views: 249,820
Posted By cosbySweater
I have 2 525s in the stock sump. No issues here....

I have 2 525s in the stock sump. No issues here. But at the ending of the day it is your car and your money.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 249,820
Posted By cosbySweater
I don't know how much power you are shooting for....

I don't know how much power you are shooting for. But a single walbro 525 fits and it's about 200 bucks. And will put you well over 550whp on e85 on a good line and wiring
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,212
Posted By cosbySweater
Nothing a 200 dollar set of connecting rods can...

Nothing a 200 dollar set of connecting rods can fix. spend your time on the redblock, on no planet is a Ford 2.3 swap worth it imo.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,327
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeah with the flat hood you're pretty screwed as...

Yeah with the flat hood you're pretty screwed as far as good oem intakes are concerned. As far as being cost effective
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 38,985
Posted By cosbySweater
yea thats alot of timing in boost. no reason to...

yea thats alot of timing in boost. no reason to run that much when the engine isnt efficient enough to support that amount, im willing to bet you can pull between 6-8 degrees of timing out of it and...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
plan is tuning it for higher boost, 15-20psi,...

plan is tuning it for higher boost, 15-20psi, going to half track it at the davis volvo meet for a few passes then give it the beans and shoot for a 9
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 931
Posted By cosbySweater
you will be fine with a single disk converter,...

you will be fine with a single disk converter, however, for a few hundred bucks more you get something much better. all torque in north highlands makes good converters as well and they are local to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Gtx4202r light switch ...

Gtx4202r light switch
https://youtu.be/2nlcxYHJ3nY
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By cosbySweater
Junction block on the driverside fenderwell

Junction block on the driverside fenderwell
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 931
Posted By cosbySweater
oh damn thats unfortunate :/ the circle d i...

oh damn thats unfortunate :/

the circle d i have stalls no where near the rating, maybe they sen me the wrong one
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 931
Posted By cosbySweater
ptc or jakes

ptc or jakes
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
http://i.imgur.com/wXnay69.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/wXnay69.jpg (https://imgur.com/wXnay69)

Whelp. It's way later then it should be. Blows the tires off from a dead stab at 60mph at only 7psi. It feels like driving a supercharged...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
I'm considering throwing a ebp sensor in there...

I'm considering throwing a ebp sensor in there but for now I'm just going to enjoy it. If it becomes a restriction at some point I'll go to a bigger turbo :)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
http://i.imgur.com/ZN6WWHn.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/ZN6WWHn.jpg (https://imgur.com/ZN6WWHn)
http://i.imgur.com/c6qsU0o.jpg (https://imgur.com/c6qsU0o)
It ain't pretty but it works!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
I plumbed boost lines in every way possible, I...

I plumbed boost lines in every way possible, I ran reference to the bottom, top and bottom, just the top, and no reference at all. This is with both a 4 psi spring and about 30psi worth of spring....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
I have a very small intercooler in the car, and I...

I have a very small intercooler in the car, and I just wanted to make sure it wasn't a restriction. It's a 22x7x2.5. need to upgrade it but for now it will do.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
15x8

15x8
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
here are some random pics from the whole...

here are some random pics from the whole fiasco...

http://i.imgur.com/2WFGD2U.jpg (https://imgur.com/2WFGD2U)
http://i.imgur.com/gRt4Xwz.jpg (https://imgur.com/gRt4Xwz)

with it non intercooled...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,056
Posted By cosbySweater
You need a bigger turbo, get that tdo4 back...

You need a bigger turbo, get that tdo4 back pressure/egt monster off of there!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,056
Posted By cosbySweater
How did the cam work out for the setup?

How did the cam work out for the setup?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Lol, thanks for the informative post Chris! I...

Lol, thanks for the informative post Chris! I really appreciate all of the people's time that I reached out too.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
1/2 track 1/2 track, then GIVE IT THE BEANS

1/2 track 1/2 track, then GIVE IT THE BEANS
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Had to leave for a little, updated!

Had to leave for a little, updated!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
So heres what happened, maybe someone else will...

So heres what happened, maybe someone else will find this helpful as well. So I installed the gtx4202r on the car and due to a bit of a time crunch and being worried about two wastegates hanging off...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 80,334
Posted By cosbySweater
Lol

Lol
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