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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 740atl
pics would help, but 16v heads are getting...

pics would help, but 16v heads are getting scarce. I think almost anything is repairable, even if you had marbles rolling around inside the cylinder while the engine was running. Expense goes along...
Forum: events 09-19-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,708
Posted By 740atl
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,708
Posted By 740atl
Anyone from NEPA-NY-NJ going that wants to...

Anyone from NEPA-NY-NJ going that wants to caravan?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,249
Posted By 740atl
If you’re gonna pull the pan at least weld or...

If you’re gonna pull the pan at least weld or have someone weld on a bung.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,652
Posted By 740atl
With the stock bilstein HD's up front, I can only...

With the stock bilstein HD's up front, I can only handle 200's and this is with the v8. Anything more feels like it's a jackhammer. Suppose the spring rate is totally dependent on the type of...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By 740atl
Just go with the factory IC. If you can find the...

Just go with the factory IC. If you can find the upper and lower rad/IC mounts from a turbo 240 you're in business for a drop in swap. There are better intercoolers out there but for 250hp, you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By 740atl
Does Dellow in Oz still make bell housings?

Does Dellow in Oz still make bell housings?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By 740atl
Only skandix has the original seals per the part...

Only skandix has the original seals per the part numbers. iPd still sells the rear seal $45.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,898
Posted By 740atl
I recommend you get a honda engine. They have...

I recommend you get a honda engine. They have extremely light pistons and rods which are what you need in order to rev to the moon. Trying to do this on a "budget" with the heavy b23a rods and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By 740atl
Wow, I haven't checked this thread in a week,...

Wow, I haven't checked this thread in a week, didn't realize anyone responded.



I used the information from this thread http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144252.

My old seal was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By 740atl
240 sunroof weatherstripping.... OMG is there another source or another material?

I just had a round replacing the sunroof weatherstripping on my 242. I won’t say I did an abominable job but it won’t win any awards.

Does anyone have a different source for the material? Like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By 740atl
Volvo rwd ac lines and hoses... metric or standard?

Iím going to attempt some ac repair on 240... I have a busted metal line that Iím going to try to sewage and solder and a second to crimp new fittings on. My question is really does Volvo use metric...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By 740atl
It's a lot about damping. A shock is designed to...

It's a lot about damping. A shock is designed to dampen vibrations from a spring. The stiffer the spring (higher the spring rate), the more compression and rebound damping you need in a shock.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,037
Posted By 740atl
Thanks Mike! Btw where do you send your...

Thanks Mike!

Btw where do you send your bilsteins for revalving?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By 740atl
If you're looking in the 350 range, have you...

If you're looking in the 350 range, have you considered the 16g6 from the mitsu evo 8? I know it requires a funky manifold but short of that a T4oe 50 trim (the actual 50, not the 54 or 57) has that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,037
Posted By 740atl
I think I understand roll center now for the...

I think I understand roll center now for the first time.

Possibly unrelated question. Assuming the car has dampers that can handle it, how well does said car with 500lb front springs handle on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By 740atl
I'm going to ramble on a bit with this because...

I'm going to ramble on a bit with this because I've been thinking about this for a while.

I think you have to tread carefully. Is this a +T 8 valve? Before I had ms3x I used det cans...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 40,636
Posted By 740atl
Wow! Can't wait to see it! (or get a ride in...

Wow! Can't wait to see it! (or get a ride in it).
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By 740atl
Honestly Tom, It sounds more like you've...

Honestly Tom,

It sounds more like you've got money in your pocket and you're itching to burn it. Which is totally cool and if you have it set in your heart to do this, then by all means it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By 740atl
Not everyone is interested in the most power...

Not everyone is interested in the most power possible from an engine.

The LS as a platform definitely has the potential for huge power but just having one doesn't guarantee a spot on the next...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 65,463
Posted By 740atl
This is one of my all time favorite long-term...

This is one of my all time favorite long-term projects. I've both learned a lot and stolen a lot of ideas from viewing your projects. I'm happy you're still at it!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By 740atl
1. What’s wrong with the car right now that you...

1. What’s wrong with the car right now that you have to do all that work? You don’t need all that work just to put a cam in it.
2. What are your goals for the car?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,328
Posted By 740atl
Why not use the mustang reservoir on the mustang...

Why not use the mustang reservoir on the mustang mc?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By 740atl
I've been running a high comp +16vT for years.......

I've been running a high comp +16vT for years.... I can't run nearly as much advance as I'd like to on pump gas but I get around that by using e85. When I get to my laptop I can show you the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By 740atl
Hmm. Retrofitting a 740-anything harness into a...

Hmm. Retrofitting a 740-anything harness into a 240 can be done but if you're interested in running lh2.4 (probably the better choice), I know it sounds crazy but IMHO your best bet is to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By 740atl
To answer the question, a T5 swap or any other...

To answer the question, a T5 swap or any other decent manual swap is going to run you around $1000. Obviously YMMV but it's a good figure to stick to if you haven't done it before.

The aw71...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By 740atl
Thank you!!!

Thank you!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,010
Posted By 740atl
Ben, what type of cutting is required...

Ben,

what type of cutting is required (ballpark) to run position 2?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,250
Posted By 740atl
or just answer his questions. You can...

or just answer his questions.



You can shave the head. Take a bit off. Yes to the valve q. It also raises cr or is just used to correct a warped head.

You can deck a block... similar...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,113
Posted By 740atl
updates?

updates?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,179
Posted By 740atl
My advice is BOOST and something to reliably...

My advice is BOOST and something to reliably control it. Safety measures such as a wideband o2 sensor with gauge as well as a well-discerning ear. Preferably a way to control fuel and spark timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By 740atl
That's kind of where I'm at right now. 25"...

That's kind of where I'm at right now. 25" tires, 3.92 stock 242 rear, 0.72 od. 70 is 2600ish.

Right now the car has a stockish v8 (cam, headers). Won't the performance tank if I drop in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By 740atl
4l80e on the street. What rear gear?

I'm thinking about using the 4l80e behind the v8. What rear gears are people using with this transmission? I know there's a few v8 people out there with 4l80's behind them.

What rear gear do you...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 40,636
Posted By 740atl
:)

:)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,664
Posted By 740atl
Pretty cool. Why did you ditch the m54?

Pretty cool. Why did you ditch the m54?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,113
Posted By 740atl
:love: How are you going to control the...

:love:

How are you going to control the 5hp30?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,733
Posted By 740atl
It would destroy the resale value of your classic...

It would destroy the resale value of your classic car... /runs and hides
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,511
Posted By 740atl
The brown wagon was running 10's IIRC. Video on...

The brown wagon was running 10's IIRC. Video on 1320.com
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By 740atl
I’ve used the fiberglass and reflective hose but...

I’ve used the fiberglass and reflective hose but in my last install I just rerouted the entire fuel line to the passenger side. Much less stuff in the way.

I started using late model volvo...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 75,233
Posted By 740atl
Looks great. Are you using adapters or 5x114.3...

Looks great. Are you using adapters or 5x114.3 rims?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,471
Posted By 740atl
Massive drops in compression ratios due to octane...

Massive drops in compression ratios due to octane changes killed the so-called muscle cars.

Catalytic converters converters made their way onto the scene in the mid-late 70's and the technology...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,135
Posted By 740atl
What about the pre-90 manifold? It has a nice...

What about the pre-90 manifold? It has a nice flat bottom for mounting an external gate.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,152
Posted By 740atl
Looks awesome! Do you have more information on...

Looks awesome! Do you have more information on the axle alignment tubes shown in post 17?

EDIT.... found it! ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,614
Posted By 740atl
Keep at it dude. I understand the desire to not...

Keep at it dude. I understand the desire to not blow the motor up. I definitely got bolder once I had a knock sensor on the megasquirt board to listen in for me. Before I always just had a friend...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,431
Posted By 740atl
I’m not trying to argue at all. I’m simply saying...

I’m not trying to argue at all. I’m simply saying that staring at dyno numbers is like comparing sausages. Dyno numbers on the same car can vary even in the same day. Don’t get me wrong, they’re...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,431
Posted By 740atl
What’s your dyno sheet’s trap speed? (Quoting...

What’s your dyno sheet’s trap speed? (Quoting Sam’s t-shirt)

Dyno plots give an indication of power but trap speeds tell you what you have for real. What’s your trap speed?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,431
Posted By 740atl
More meaningful would be to share quarter mile...

More meaningful would be to share quarter mile slips.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,142
Posted By 740atl
I responded to this thread because you said you...

I responded to this thread because you said you were going to do the job yourself.

My answer is no. I have zero time for teenage drama.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By 740atl
THe M&H 24.5x8.5 are really wide and require much...

THe M&H 24.5x8.5 are really wide and require much more than the 6" rim.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By 740atl
MIckey thompson 24.5 8 15 et slicks. For me the...

MIckey thompson 24.5 8 15 et slicks. For me the 26’s were too big.

They fit ok under my 242. Had to remove the triangles.

Also the Draco is at the limit for width. If you found a 15x7 it would...
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