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Forum: aftermarket engine management Today, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Hank Scorpio
If you slowly roll into it under the same...

If you slowly roll into it under the same conditions do you get the lean spike?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Jacob (Homer) just used the 240 one and had it...

Jacob (Homer) just used the 240 one and had it retreaded to fit in the back of the cylinder head. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=4124913&postcount=1081

Or:

Use the me7 (99+)...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,025
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That boost and AFR gauge are going to be sweet! I...

That boost and AFR gauge are going to be sweet! I might have to bug you for help on the afr... I have a down the road project hats going to need a stealth afr gauge. Super rad!
Forum: showroom 06-17-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I think Lemons is more interesting than F1 for...

I think Lemons is more interesting than F1 for me.

Love it!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It may or may not be getting a single turbo t6 ;)

It may or may not be getting a single turbo t6 ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,579
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This is super rad!

This is super rad!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Sweet!!

Sweet!!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 46,300
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Totally random but I have that same KentCNC dust...

Totally random but I have that same KentCNC dust shoe on my smallest CNC too. Rad.

Btw I'm always envious of your skill set. Super rad!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,014
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Fun! K24 is an awesome choice. That 242 I helped...

Fun! K24 is an awesome choice. That 242 I helped on in Seattle we did a K24 and even on a B21ft it was great, maybe the perfect streetable junkyard choice.

edit: didn't see the accident. damnit...
Forum: article composition 06-05-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 82,641
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Good to know, I had the same issue when I bolted...

Good to know, I had the same issue when I bolted my t5/t5 together. It started with RSI and finished with Mueller. Do you know how much you had to machine off? I'm debating if I want to have the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Ok so in theory I could use cams from Enem or KM...

Ok so in theory I could use cams from Enem or KM and have them both as non VVT (but for the RN head). Just would need to find the exhaust non VVT cam gear.

Machine shop would be setting the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Whiteblock VVT delete

i have an exhaust side VVT head for the 245 build. Not going to use the vvt and have the block off plate but started thinking, any real reason I can't just use the exhaust side cam from the NA head...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thanks! It's a bit guilty to feel excited about...

Thanks! It's a bit guilty to feel excited about it but I know he was excited I was getting it.

It's very solid. He had it painted this color in 74 over the original paint. It's thin now but I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Nothing real to update on the 245... there are...

Nothing real to update on the 245... there are some things pending but nothing major at the moment. Body shop is making slow progress but it's happening.

But this happened:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By Hank Scorpio
The evo intercoolers will fit ahead of the...

The evo intercoolers will fit ahead of the radiator panels and you can go right thru the air intake holes on the core support ... that's if you don't have any intake box stuff in the way and don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Nice shirt! :D

Nice shirt! :D
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 189,973
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I am watching this Nissan trans adventure as an...

I am watching this Nissan trans adventure as an alternative to the t5 planned for mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,052
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Is the Mustang MC the same bore size for both...

Is the Mustang MC the same bore size for both front and back? The reason I ask is I did the same valve on my 242 when I first did the s60r brake swap (fake edit: 14 years ago. Damn I'm getting old)...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/167489510.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/167489510.jpg

I think original idea of the porsche style accumulator is on point and you could probably fab that up pretty quickly. That would get you some...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Suddenly this thread has become the most...

Suddenly this thread has become the most educational on tbricks.

:takes a bow:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It's easier than doing the work myself.

It's easier than doing the work myself.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm living vicariously thru you here since I'm...

I'm living vicariously thru you here since I'm pretty much on the same path.

(I also didn't see your link with basically exactly what I drew lol)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Tom I wonder if you could just make this: ...

Tom I wonder if you could just make this:

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/167489182.jpg

Basically just screws on over your existing fitting and gives airspace up above oil level in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yep and that's my worry. I also wonder if the oil...

Yep and that's my worry. I also wonder if the oil level itself, when you fill the sump it's pushing up the return line to the same level.

I know that the OEM spot on the block and the turbo are...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Almost a glorified catch can with an10 top and...

Almost a glorified catch can with an10 top and bottom? Sounds intriguing.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Not clogging it up at all. I've had the same...

Not clogging it up at all. I've had the same concern when I first put mine "together" and it's been a worry for a few years.

So now it looks like we have two options:

1. Switch to AN12 to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It looks like you could in theory use this:...

It looks like you could in theory use this: https://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=tp&Product_Code=ATP-FLA-010&Category_Code=GTOR

and then go from 1/2" to AN12 adapter....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yeah I've been following along. It's funny, I...

Yeah I've been following along. It's funny, I talked to Chris at length about it at Davis and he's still convinced that the draining to the pan wing should be fine. I think I still may do my plan of...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I've actually had a set of forged pistons for...

I've actually had a set of forged pistons for years for this but they are stock size. We will see if they'll still work.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks great! I'm really excited about getting...

Looks great! I'm really excited about getting this done.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It's not much of an update but I sent the block...

It's not much of an update but I sent the block to Roger to have him install the closed deck plate. Figured I might as well post pictures from the last machine shop thing, the windows milled in...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,620
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm not really sure why you can't just use all...

I'm not really sure why you can't just use all the 99+ brackets for the PS, Alt and AC compressor. Everything should line up just fine and no need to lop the intake manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,937
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks absolutely fantastic! Love that color combo.

Looks absolutely fantastic! Love that color combo.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-24-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I know this is obvious but don't rule out a bad...

I know this is obvious but don't rule out a bad FPR. I had one do that before and just flooded the hell out of the motor. Tore my hair out looking for a MS issue before trying the simple thing first.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Hank Scorpio
The only con to option 1 is the bottom end will...

The only con to option 1 is the bottom end will be of questionable strength. Rods would be safe insurance for anything down the road.

But really, T6's are pretty easy to get. I'd be really...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 86,506
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This is REALLY fantastic

This is REALLY fantastic
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,100
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looking forward to this. As much as it pains me...

Looking forward to this. As much as it pains me as a historically anti-ford guy, I think those v8's are the best sounding ones for domestics out there right now.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This is RAD

This is RAD
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I'm very curious to watch this. I keep having a...

I'm very curious to watch this. I keep having a real debate about running modded m4.4 or going standalone. The 4.4 is so appealing in regards that so much of the tuning has been paid for by Volvo and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That's a good question. I should wander over and...

That's a good question. I should wander over and check the body shop, I've been curious myself.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,466
Posted By Hank Scorpio
If you can just get the OEM Mahle's in OS1 or 2...

If you can just get the OEM Mahle's in OS1 or 2 you'll be fine.

This was just forged rods and OE pistons and a T5 (http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/63083442/original.jpg)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,887
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Even though I have a T5 sitting in the shop...

Even though I have a T5 sitting in the shop already... I could be interested in that.
Forum: showroom 04-09-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I remember seeing this one at the Carlsen show...

I remember seeing this one at the Carlsen show years ago, I'd buy it in a heartbeat if I had the money. It's really well done (and smog legal!? hardcore)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,466
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Do NOT keep the stock rods. OE Cast pistons are...

Do NOT keep the stock rods. OE Cast pistons are fine (made plenty of power with them) but the rods are junk and you'd be crazy to not do them while you are there. It's just not that much expense at...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 29,227
Posted By Hank Scorpio
friggin fantastic!!

friggin fantastic!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Wonderful drivers. Worth getting an 08+ just for...

Wonderful drivers. Worth getting an 08+ just for the aux in alone. It's a hassle to hack one in on the older ones. It's not a 240 you can ignore maintenance on but just a wonderful daily driver.
Forum: showroom 08-27-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Maybe the only thing John V and I agree on is I'm...

Maybe the only thing John V and I agree on is I'm not a huge fan of all black wheels BUT I think the gloss wheels with a semi gloss body might work well.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,217
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Super, SUPER nice work!

Super, SUPER nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 140,311
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Well yours has always been quite motivating. ...

Well yours has always been quite motivating.

It doesn't feel like much yet (other than Theresa getting to park in the garage now) but atleast I can pretend it's moving forward again. LOL
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