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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By gsellstr
I was also not aware there was a forged B20 crank...

I was also not aware there was a forged B20 crank in 75...according to that thread.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with ^^^^, never heard of the 74 blocks being...

I'm with ^^^^, never heard of the 74 blocks being weak. Also never had issues with mine thus far, even punched out to 92mm, been running in that configuration for 20 years, 100k or so, and I don't...
Forum: events 10-19-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, we'll be out there. Just got done washing...

Yup, we'll be out there. Just got done washing the car.

Sent a few texts, looks like we may have a pretty small local gathering. This is the last one in Folsom for the year, should be a decent...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By gsellstr
Good info guys, appreciate it. I'm likely to stay...

Good info guys, appreciate it. I'm likely to stay 2.4 at this point since I'm going somewhere with it, but knowing the E percentage would be nice just for monitoring at the very lease, plus evil...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By gsellstr
Probably won't use the failsafe side, but the...

Probably won't use the failsafe side, but the rest of the setup looks pretty damned simple.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By gsellstr
AEM Failsafe Wideband experience?

Finally done fighting with the Innovate pile in my wagon, been having issues keeping it from overheating yet again.


Given I don't want to add in a 3rd gauge on the pillar, my options are...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 666
Posted By gsellstr
Having played with the 4-bar reg myself, on my...

Having played with the 4-bar reg myself, on my #65's, it does help. I also ran into hard starting issues with it, that were resolved with a 3-bar. The 4-bar also puts a good bit more load on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By gsellstr
How is the return pressure on the actuator? The...

How is the return pressure on the actuator? The 15g ones are pretty sad, so even with an MBC they would still creep down since the actuator couldn't keep the gate closed at higher rpm. You could try...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,402
Posted By gsellstr
If you can make it early next month I'll try and...

If you can make it early next month I'll try and get Ryan hammered down and give me a hand tweaking mine a bit, see if I can pull it into the 12's.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 110,049
Posted By gsellstr
I get that every so often at the track when I...

I get that every so often at the track when I throw the matching rims, wrapped in Advan's on the back, gotta love the WTF moments. lol
Forum: showroom 10-07-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By gsellstr
Hah, don't think Doug would fit the maximum size...

Hah, don't think Doug would fit the maximum size limits...lol

Nice meeting you as well!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,402
Posted By gsellstr
Depends on when the rain hits Erik. Looks like...

Depends on when the rain hits Erik. Looks like they have nights showing thru the end of November with a couple exceptions.
Forum: showroom 10-04-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By gsellstr
Damn...I gotta talk to the better half, see if we...

Damn...I gotta talk to the better half, see if we need to do a trip, if we have time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 858
Posted By gsellstr
Problem I see with going harder than aluminum is...

Problem I see with going harder than aluminum is then you start wearing out the aluminum bracket instead.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,402
Posted By gsellstr
We used to have a monthly 'race the cops' at the...

We used to have a monthly 'race the cops' at the track here, same reasoning, and it worked. Now that developers have their heart set on that land though, sure, let's build houses there instead of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 858
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, got about 6 years on the Superpro's,...

Dunno, got about 6 years on the Superpro's, pulled them in place of OEM while trying to figure some noise **** out, had nothing to do with them, and they are still VERY serviceable and sitting in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 155,587
Posted By gsellstr
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,402
Posted By gsellstr
May not make another run this year, depends on if...

May not make another run this year, depends on if I get some tuning done before they close for the winter. Worst part, they may not open next year, track has been for sale for a bit.
Forum: website & board 09-29-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By gsellstr
Use the tbforums.com site.

Use the tbforums.com site.
Forum: showroom 09-29-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, definitely worth a solid look first.

Yeah, definitely worth a solid look first.
Forum: showroom 09-28-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
No ****? Hmm....guess I gotta get on that ASAP,...

No ****? Hmm....guess I gotta get on that ASAP, since I have the fluid waiting for it. lol
Forum: showroom 09-28-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
I'll save you the trouble Jason...Castrol...

I'll save you the trouble Jason...Castrol Transmax is compatible with the JWS3309 spec if you want to put good fluid in it. The M1 multi-car is not, but they do have a JWS3309 fluid, bit harder to...
Forum: showroom 09-28-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
Wait, WTF man, what are you doing with my wife's...

Wait, WTF man, what are you doing with my wife's car across from yours? She's in an 09 V50T5 AWD R-Design, same color and wheels even. Nice for a commuter for sure, a little small for a hauler. Dunno...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By gsellstr
For the 7/9 crowd, a 135* 12mm or 14mm to 1/2"...

For the 7/9 crowd, a 135* 12mm or 14mm to 1/2" hose back to the hardline works just fine, then keep the stock filter.

For relearning, if you're just throwing in a couple gallons in a fillup, give...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
I had a 3-row when I was looking to go e-fan,...

I had a 3-row when I was looking to go e-fan, then I found that was the downside of going that route, right about the time that 3-row sprung a core leak...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
Ahh....there is the reason you had to trim the...

Ahh....there is the reason you had to trim the fan. The 940 fan barely clears with the single row, won't clear with a 3-row.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By gsellstr
I do like the cruising rpm of around 3k at 70...

I do like the cruising rpm of around 3k at 70 with the T5, but trying to pass someone or look at a hill won't happen. lol
Forum: showroom 09-16-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
The 180 for the fan might be a touch low,...

The 180 for the fan might be a touch low, shouldn't be a problem though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By gsellstr
That's the same combo my 140 came with. Even with...

That's the same combo my 140 came with. Even with the W50 trans it would cruise around 3800 at 70-75 without any real issue other than the noise.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
The Spal's I looked at were much less current...

The Spal's I looked at were much less current draw than the 940 fan, but also much less airflow. The 940 fan in mine is around 30A startup, 18A run on low, 42/25 on high. The Spal's were closer to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By gsellstr
eeuroparts.com may have the do88 silicone version...

eeuroparts.com may have the do88 silicone version as well. I know for the 2.4 cars they have them, don't recall if 2.2 used a different IAC or not.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, I've used the normally available mounts in...

Dunno, I've used the normally available mounts in 2 different 850's with no issues at all. One was in the R a few years back, put in some Anchor's, had more vibration from a poly dogbone than from...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely different than the 7/9 stuff. They sit...

Definitely different than the 7/9 stuff. They sit into pockets on the bottom, unlike the 7/9 stuff.
Forum: showroom 09-15-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
Losing 80% of what?

Losing 80% of what?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno about killing the pump. I ran the run of...

Dunno about killing the pump. I ran the run of the mill Walbro 255 in-tank for 4 years on straight E85 with no issues. I swapped to an AEM Green 320 for size and I got a deal on it, but the Walbro...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
Lemme know if that Spal runs less than the 940...

Lemme know if that Spal runs less than the 940 fan. My fan seems to run a LOT, even on the highway, so I'm kinda curious. The 940 fan moves a ton of CFM, but still...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 190,474
Posted By gsellstr
That wouldn't really be a low rumble though, and...

That wouldn't really be a low rumble though, and it would do it in neutral as well, as long as the clutch is out.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 190,474
Posted By gsellstr
Well if THAT'S all..... Yeah,...

Well if THAT'S all.....




Yeah, that's kinda the same scenario I was getting with the retubed driveline and that wasn't even on a T5 swap.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 190,474
Posted By gsellstr
Check the runout on the driveshaft tube itself....

Check the runout on the driveshaft tube itself. The local shop here, been around for ages, found a bend in my old shaft so they retubed it. Had a low rumble even with new joints and bearing, even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By gsellstr
And make sure the distributor is turning...

And make sure the distributor is turning...
Forum: article composition 09-10-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,739
Posted By gsellstr
Go for the M1 over the Redline, honestly....

Go for the M1 over the Redline, honestly. Cheaper, easier to find, seems to work a touch better.
Forum: article composition 09-09-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,739
Posted By gsellstr
I'd agree with ^^^^. Might try some better fluid...

I'd agree with ^^^^. Might try some better fluid as well, that can make a world of difference and operation. I had some strange, almost chunky operation on mine with valvoline syn, redline was better...
Forum: showroom 09-09-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,275
Posted By gsellstr
Keep an eye on those URO hoses. Been kinda hit or...

Keep an eye on those URO hoses. Been kinda hit or miss with them holding up. One of mine that was a 'temp solution' started balooning after about 8 months, the other was fine for 2 years til I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,195
Posted By gsellstr
I would go NTK hands down. Doing some actual...

I would go NTK hands down. Doing some actual testing, the NTK is more accurate and faster responding on a few different vehicles myself and a couple other techs have checked. Watching with a scope,...
Forum: article composition 09-07-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,739
Posted By gsellstr
They are pretty darn tight by design for the rear...

They are pretty darn tight by design for the rear D30 version, but that's also what keeps both tires going.

Screeching sound doesn't sound normal though, never heard one do that. What oil did you...
Forum: article composition 09-06-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, that would be a fair setup I'd expect....

Yeah, that would be a fair setup I'd expect. Everything better than stock, in varying levels of 'WTF' size braking capacity. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By gsellstr
It's limited to E70-E85 here in Cali.

It's limited to E70-E85 here in Cali.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By gsellstr
I've got a fuel tune from thelostartof that...

I've got a fuel tune from thelostartof that actually handles either pump or E85 pretty well, but I'm on a custom spark map. 3" AMM and #65 injectors, runs low 13's right now, with plenty more when I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By gsellstr
The Forge I linked to is indeed only a recirc. It...

The Forge I linked to is indeed only a recirc. It will directly replace the stock unit, perform the same functions as the stock unit, only better.
Forum: article composition 09-05-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By gsellstr
That was my pricing estimate from about 18 months...

That was my pricing estimate from about 18 months ago, may have changed since...
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