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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,239
Posted By VB242
Wut? That doesn't bode well when you guys run...

Wut? That doesn't bode well when you guys run out of 242 parts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 776
Posted By VB242
Right on bro!

Right on bro!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 776
Posted By VB242
The new head gasket is likely a smidge thicker,...

The new head gasket is likely a smidge thicker, so yes you'll probably have to adjust it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 308
Posted By VB242
Lh2.2 is arguably more reliable, the hall sensor...

Lh2.2 is arguably more reliable, the hall sensor has a stronger signal than the VR sensor in lh2.4. I'm pretty sure 2.2 computers are more robust too, but this is anecdotal from browsing TB.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,182
Posted By VB242
You can use slightly larger injector, Ford brown...

You can use slightly larger injector, Ford brown top injectors are what I used (pm me if you're interested in buying my used ones) with 2.2 but you have to adjust the maf for it to idle and cruise...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 776
Posted By VB242
I brake clean, compressed air, chase threads,...

I brake clean, compressed air, chase threads, brake clean then compressed air again. I hold a rag over the hole when I'm home blowing them out to catch the brake clean.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 943
Posted By VB242
Dude dyno'd 901 hp through 8.8 in another thread,...

Dude dyno'd 901 hp through 8.8 in another thread, I was sold. I doubt I'll break it with my turbo 2.1.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,182
Posted By VB242
The ipd turbo cam seems pointier than any factory...

The ipd turbo cam seems pointier than any factory cam I've seen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 776
Posted By VB242
Another valid reason to NOT participate in the...

Another valid reason to NOT participate in the Valentine's extravaganza, it'll blow your head gasket!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,006
Posted By VB242
Too nice for a Volvo motor, that engine bay says...

Too nice for a Volvo motor, that engine bay says LS
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 943
Posted By VB242
They're only open Monday-Saturday. They have 33...

They're only open Monday-Saturday. They have 33 explorers as of today.
https://www.fossupullit.com/locations/chesapeake-va/
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 943
Posted By VB242
Yeah there were 37 explorers in the local PNP's...

Yeah there were 37 explorers in the local PNP's when I did my 8.8 swap. I found exactly what I was looking for 4.10 gears and traction lock LSD. $150 out the door with the extra short axle slid in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By VB242
Have you been into the cover over the...

Have you been into the cover over the intermediate shaft lately? This requires a gasket not FIPG for proper clearance of the thrust bearing.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By VB242
I picked up 97hp last time I was on a dyno...

I picked up 97hp last time I was on a dyno tweaking my ignition map on MS. I had it set very conservatively, the tuner suggested more aggressive timing and it made a huge difference. So maybe it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 813
Posted By VB242
I just had a fairly new CV axle fail, there...

I just had a fairly new CV axle fail, there wasn't much movement in it when I wiggled it but I believe it was the cause of my problems. I did also change the wheel bearing at the same time, it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By VB242
Compression test and combustion byproducts test...

Compression test and combustion byproducts test for your coolant, sounds like a blown head gasket
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,962
Posted By VB242
Sent some moolah

Sent some moolah
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By VB242
You can get larger diameter wheels and or tires...

You can get larger diameter wheels and or tires which will effectively change your final gearing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By VB242
Move farther south or buy some of this....

Move farther south or buy some of this....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By VB242
You won't need a T5 adapter anyway.

You won't need a T5 adapter anyway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By VB242
Pics or Indian burn

Pics or Indian burn
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By VB242
Seems to me the thin part you had lightened was...

Seems to me the thin part you had lightened was probably helping the thick part stay together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,027
Posted By VB242
That sure sounds like when the injector drivers...

That sure sounds like when the injector drivers failed in my microsquirt, which caused the injectors to run wide open and dump 6 gals of gas through the engine in a minute or 2
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,239
Posted By VB242
I would buy, in fact I will pay your $50 price if...

I would buy, in fact I will pay your $50 price if you still want to sell it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,239
Posted By VB242
I've been eyeballing that one for a while.

I've been eyeballing that one for a while.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,736
Posted By VB242
I have about $300.00 in my pick n pull Explorer...

I have about $300.00 in my pick n pull Explorer 8.8 swap including Ford racing carbon fiber LSD clutch plates. Leaves 2 stripes of rubber.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,239
Posted By VB242
Right rear 5 panel taillight backup lens. I...

Right rear 5 panel taillight backup lens. I actually have a spare left 5 panel taillight if anyone would like to trade even up for a right or even plus a small amount of cash for your trouble.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 823
Posted By VB242
I've been beating on my bB21+t for 4 years with...

I've been beating on my bB21+t for 4 years with no squirters and wiseco forged pistons, still runs well. I've probably done more damage with poor tuning/washing the cylinders with fuel. There was...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-21-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By VB242
About 10" from the turbo outlet in the down pipe,...

About 10" from the turbo outlet in the down pipe, no issues with it so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By VB242
My M47 driveshaft has 1300's on it except the end...

My M47 driveshaft has 1300's on it except the end that has a 1330 that I had welded on
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By VB242
Speedometers are overrated, I use a $98 GPS in my...

Speedometers are overrated, I use a $98 GPS in my 242, it doesn't work in the tunnel of course and have had it go a little flaky on super cloudy days. I just kind of keep up with traffic, until...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By VB242
Harbor freight, don't buy the cheapest plastic...

Harbor freight, don't buy the cheapest plastic one.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By VB242
What's wrong with said water/oil cooler? John...

What's wrong with said water/oil cooler? John Deere uses them quite a bit. It helps warm your oil when it's cold out too. I've ran pretty high boost and never had a problem so far with overheating,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By VB242
The pins in the socket get pushed out of the...

The pins in the socket get pushed out of the connector on the wire side pretty easily, roll the rubber boot up and check.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By VB242
When I was trying to get a conversion u-joint for...

When I was trying to get a conversion u-joint for the 8.8 swap I found the M47 driveshaft to have a 1300 size u-joint. They don't make a 1300-1330 conversion joint so I had to have a 1330 yoke welded...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By VB242
I'm running the Volvo flat flywheel from an M46...

I'm running the Volvo flat flywheel from an M46 equipped car, the clutch setup from them is supposed to hold 280ft.lbs. It hasn't slipped or broken on me yet after 4 yrs of autocross abuse.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,585
Posted By VB242
Did you get a/some ticket (s)?

Did you get a/some ticket (s)?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By VB242
Call South bend clutch, they don't have a listing...

Call South bend clutch, they don't have a listing on their website but they have the package for a red block flat flywheel/t5 swap in the computer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,532
Posted By VB242
Are ou sure your ignition components are getting...

Are ou sure your ignition components are getting power while cranking? I made this mistake, on my 1980 242 when I did my lh2.2 swap, you have to run everything off the blue wire, as that's the only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By VB242
I have 7 cars parked on the street here on the...

I have 7 cars parked on the street here on the right coast.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By VB242
That sounds like a big leap towards...

That sounds like a big leap towards socialism/communism, maga needs coal fired cars to keep the mines open.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By VB242
Tapping the valve cover without some sort of...

Tapping the valve cover without some sort of baffle will just push oil out of your new hole/hose. You'd be better off with the oil cap or figure out why the pressure isn't being relieved and/or why...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By VB242
Sounds like the terrorists win again, shipping...

Sounds like the terrorists win again, shipping you dirty IED manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By VB242
I only went 90ft.lbs on my 8v head with arp studs...

I only went 90ft.lbs on my 8v head with arp studs per yoshifab directions, but I had the arp lube. I planning a re-torque myself soon since I'm getting a teensy antifreeze smell at 25psi, perhaps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By VB242
Your 120ft.lbs torque had be like me wondering if...

Your 120ft.lbs torque had be like me wondering if you had a crack, sounds like no news is good news though.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By VB242
Did anyone get a price on a new Cummins engine,...

Did anyone get a price on a new Cummins engine, because a reman 4BT is north of $7K? How much bensin can you buy for that kind of money? How many 740T's can you buy for $7k?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-06-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By VB242
My block mounted distributor is set to 53.40,...

My block mounted distributor is set to 53.40, trigger return, falling edge. The rotor is about halfway past the #1 post at TDC. I set my fixed timing at 12°, mostly because when I set it up that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,246
Posted By VB242
It will be difficult to reach 300 on lh2.2 which...

It will be difficult to reach 300 on lh2.2 which is what I'm assuming your 88 has. You can ms or switch to lh2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By VB242
Dude, I'm just joking around, if you want to run...

Dude, I'm just joking around, if you want to run a stinky 2 timing chain or is it belts? diesel VW motor have at it. Diesel soot is bad for human breathing though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By VB242
Sort of relevant- to install poly on the front...

Sort of relevant- to install poly on the front position or the LCA you need to press out the complete bushing with shell before installing the poly.
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