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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By 740atl
Find a junkyard and practice pulling their engine.

Find a junkyard and practice pulling their engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By 740atl
Ignore the piston slap and keep driving for...

Ignore the piston slap and keep driving for another 100k or until the wiring harness rots out.
Forum: events 03-10-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,415
Posted By 740atl
Tentative camping

Tentative camping
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,174
Posted By 740atl
No,no,no,yes,maybe,YES,maybe,NO,yes,NO.

No,no,no,yes,maybe,YES,maybe,NO,yes,NO.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,746
Posted By 740atl
Looks like their facebook page says they're still...

Looks like their facebook page says they're still open. https://www.facebook.com/JTRstealth/ It's a lot easier to drop in a ready-made mount than making the careful and pita measurements with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,746
Posted By 740atl
Well it’s kinda exactly how it worked for me...

Well it’s kinda exactly how it worked for me ymmv. Now that you’ve filled him in on engine swapping 101 he won’t even need to buy the book. Really? A custom exhaust? I never would have guessed.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,746
Posted By 740atl
jags that run used to sell a mount but it doesn't...

jags that run used to sell a mount but it doesn't seem like their site is functioning. They were selling mounts up to a few months ago. Their mount is based on a universal crossmember engine mount...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,607
Posted By 740atl
I totally agree.... what's funny is that I...

I totally agree....

what's funny is that I definitely remember once telling a Tb member NOT to install a 1uzfe in a 240 because they didn't make that much power....even though I still secretly...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,607
Posted By 740atl
I think anyone looking at this issue from the...

I think anyone looking at this issue from the far, far, far side of many projects sees the wisdom in setting long term goals at the outset, but we're talking about Tb here where Tb money (many...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By 740atl
I don't know why you're trying to reinvent the...

I don't know why you're trying to reinvent the wheel (Only the Asperger side of me would say that...) with any external manifold other than just the 90+. It's an old school turbo choice, but a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,607
Posted By 740atl
After having done an lt1 swap and a 302 swap in...

After having done an lt1 swap and a 302 swap in 240's, I can tell you conclusively the 5.0 is an easier fit all around, not to mention leaving room for turbo(s) and such. You can practically grab...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By 740atl
What are your goals? You can +T the engine in the...

What are your goals? You can +T the engine in the car, keep it mild boost and have it run forever.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,263
Posted By 740atl
Is the rooster in the wrong location?

Is the rooster in the wrong location?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,642
Posted By 740atl
"like"

"like"
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,539
Posted By 740atl
Change the oil, make sure there's fluid in the...

Change the oil, make sure there's fluid in the rear end and transmission. Don't do anything to it. If you want a performance car, buy a performance car. No cam alive is going to make it actually...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,335
Posted By 740atl
How much money do you have? Do you have the time,...

How much money do you have? Do you have the time, ability, to upgrade literally everything else in the drivetrain, fuel system, ems, to make a relatively fragile engine block survive at that level? ...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,818
Posted By 740atl
I’d rather spray something that won’t be around...

I’d rather spray something that won’t be around for my rear tires to drive over. What about spraying that water inside the engine instead of at it? My 2c.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By 740atl
Search here? Lol. Thanks that made my day. What...

Search here? Lol. Thanks that made my day. What kind of power are you putting down to require a new manifold? 150? 160 rwhp?

Good luck with your project.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By 740atl
How is the stock intake manifold limiting your...

How is the stock intake manifold limiting your performance?

Edit... it is your money... and time. Just saying if you’re gonna build a manifold, build a manifold.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By 740atl
Why not just buy an intake manifold? Do you have...

Why not just buy an intake manifold? Do you have the ability to weld aluminum? And why not just use the b230f intake? Is this for 8v or 16v?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,143
Posted By 740atl
I know this might not be what you want t hear,...

I know this might not be what you want t hear, but I would consider finding a project car that already has the features close to what you’re looking for in a sporty car. Just saying this as one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By 740atl
Remember if you put it on too thick and there's a...

Remember if you put it on too thick and there's a long wait time from when you assemble the head to when the car is running, some of the anaerobic goo can harden in the oil galleries of the head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,372
Posted By 740atl
If I remember correctly tooth 15 is under the...

If I remember correctly tooth 15 is under the sensor when the engine is at TDC... so it's easy to check.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,393
Posted By 740atl
Less combustion stench with the cats. ...

Less combustion stench with the cats.

They’ll be slower to get going but will still be functional. Make some heat shields around them.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-16-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,096
Posted By 740atl
Mueller makes an adaptor to run the diyautotune...

Mueller makes an adaptor to run the diyautotune hall sensor in place of the Volvo vr sensor. It was a sanity upgrade for me. Zero sync errors and I haven’t looked back. Cheap too.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,907
Posted By 740atl
I was surprised to see this posted... I was...

I was surprised to see this posted... I was looking at the 60-6104 for a ford 302 with the T5... Just so I understand, the reason you had to cut the input shaft retainer was the difference in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,997
Posted By 740atl
Exactly! If you're going to shell out the money...

Exactly! If you're going to shell out the money for some ****ty cast pistons why would you NOT consider forged?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,257
Posted By 740atl
What transmission are you using? Carb or efi ? ...

What transmission are you using? Carb or efi ? 5mpg isn’t unrealistic depending on the use of the go-pedal.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,948
Posted By 740atl
I think that's the mistake everyone makes... self...

I think that's the mistake everyone makes... self included... lowering the car lowers the roll center which actually increases steering effort and more importantly increases the amount of roll (or...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,658
Posted By 740atl
Add more boost. 7psi is just a tease.

Add more boost. 7psi is just a tease.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
Posted By 740atl
Well good luck with that. I ran a turbo setup...

Well good luck with that. I ran a turbo setup for years on that same tiny radiator you’re complaining about. What are you worried your 190rwhp turbo wont be able cope with that radiator? Get past...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,906
Posted By 740atl
Or the thermostat is sticking open.

Or the thermostat is sticking open.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
Posted By 740atl
Use the one you have.

Use the one you have.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,083
Posted By 740atl
The b21ft rods are forged... heavy but forged. I...

The b21ft rods are forged... heavy but forged. I didn't break mine but they did ultimately become a bit bendy... (granted that was 30psi with a 75 shot and the alternator bolt came out and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,601
Posted By 740atl
Woah... that's a healthy increase in price. ...

Woah... that's a healthy increase in price.




I got mine from rockauto https://www.rockauto.com/en/parts/gabriel,69787,shock+absorber,7556
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
Posted By 740atl
Do you have a donor car you can source parts...

Do you have a donor car you can source parts from? IIRC the earlier 740 radiator isn't as long as the late 740/940... but should still be fine for turbo use. I had an 88 740 GLE that I did a +T...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,810
Posted By 740atl
Ohhh Ken you kidder.

Ohhh Ken you kidder.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,810
Posted By 740atl
I always remove that bit beforehand.

I always remove that bit beforehand.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,601
Posted By 740atl
Anyone have any experience with gabriel ultras in...

Anyone have any experience with gabriel ultras in the front of the car? I noticed that shockwarehouse sells them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,810
Posted By 740atl
Burning the bushings out works equally well. ...

Burning the bushings out works equally well. Heat the metal instead of the rubber and once hot enough it will burn itself completely out. Puts on quiet a show as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By 740atl
Cheapest thing would be to pick up another rear...

Cheapest thing would be to pick up another rear from Pullapart and throw in a g80.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,026
Posted By 740atl
My bad... I saw b6304 and got all excited.

My bad... I saw b6304 and got all excited.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,026
Posted By 740atl
the Poi did it years ago... I'm not sure if his...

the Poi did it years ago... I'm not sure if his Pbase is still open.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=69171
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By 740atl
https://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/pini...

https://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/pinionangles.shtml
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By 740atl
The engine transmission should be parallel with...

The engine transmission should be parallel with the differential. If you have an iphone with a degree function, find a flat spot on the pinion and transmission and they should read the same angle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,155
Posted By 740atl
To the OP... congrats. Keep the busted HG as a...

To the OP... congrats. Keep the busted HG as a souvenir. Yank the old one out and put in a new one... replace the oil and coolant. onward and upward. Do take note for any misshapen pistons,...
Forum: website & board 09-16-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,007
Posted By 740atl
Is this the new crypto OT?

Is this the new crypto OT?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,712
Posted By 740atl
In my experience lowering the cloth headliner...

In my experience lowering the cloth headliner pulls the ring moulding away from where it adjoins the sunroof. Getting the entire headliner back in place without damaging the fragile backer board is...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 79,434
Posted By 740atl
I like the little 302. I know it’s not the most...

I like the little 302. I know it’s not the most advanced or highest flowing or has the most power but it gets the job done. You won’t be disappointed. I just installed an explorer gt40 intake and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 79,434
Posted By 740atl
Awesome project. The 302 is a nice little drop in...

Awesome project. The 302 is a nice little drop in and the tfs heads will wake it up.
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