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Forum: events 09-09-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,333
Posted By TR Conn
I'm going. Will there be a swap meet area? Or...

I'm going.
Will there be a swap meet area? Or the opportunity to sell some treasures?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By TR Conn
I have the M-41 in and working, new floors...

I have the M-41 in and working, new floors looking pretty good and everything else back together.
Turned out to be quite a project.
I was able to cut out part of the trans tunnel, reshape it and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,179
Posted By TR Conn
Do you already have the "vintage performance...

Do you already have the "vintage performance bits"?
If not, do a search regarding their reliability and business practices before sending any $$$
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By TR Conn
The transmission end of the stock Ford speedo...

The transmission end of the stock Ford speedo cable plugs right in. At the other end you pull off the Ford speedometer connection and jam the Volvo connector on. This info came with the V8 conversion...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By TR Conn
If you are going to install disk brakes, go all...

If you are going to install disk brakes, go all the way and include a booster.
Another possibility I considered was the remote boosters made for drum brakes. I don't know of any one that has used...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By TR Conn
I ran into a bit more of a project than...

I ran into a bit more of a project than anticipated.
The PO had screwed and pop riveted "new" floorboards in.
I already knew this was a problem, just didn't want to deal with it right now.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the words of encouragement. I’ve been...

Thanks for the words of encouragement. I’ve been fabricating a new tunnel before cutting anything.
I’ve swapped M41s into two automatic 122S’s without much forethought. Duetts are quite a bit harder...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By TR Conn
Cameron, Do you happen to have photos of the...

Cameron,
Do you happen to have photos of the tunnel?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By TR Conn
An aftermarket OD is a possibility, but I have an...

An aftermarket OD is a possibility, but I have an M41 sitting on the bench that I just finished going through.
Looking at aftermarket ODs, it seems that most all of them are for high power hot rods...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By TR Conn
M41 into a Duett

I started measuring and researching how to install an M41 behind the B20 in my ’58 Duett. I didn’t expect it to be easy, but the modifications to the trans tunnel look like quite a challenge. I need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By TR Conn
http://www.volvoamazonpictures.se/documents/Volvo_...

http://www.volvoamazonpictures.se/documents/Volvo_Amazon_manuals_en.php

Most of what you need to know, and then some.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-25-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks, I think I was making this more...

Thanks,
I think I was making this more complicated than it really is.
I get confused with the MS instructions giving so many options and I'm not sure what is what.
Never-the-less, I learn...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-24-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By TR Conn
Opto-Isolator wiring

I got kinda klutsy while de-soldering U3 (opto isolator) and screwed up the board.
I need to jumper a couple of traces from the IC.
I have the wiring diagram, but don’t know where to jumper to for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By TR Conn
VP Carpet Kit (122)

Does anyone know if the carpet kits offered by VP have enough extra material on the transmission hump to allow for modification to fit a (140) trans housing for the short shifter?
Would the trans...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By TR Conn
check (wiggle test) the connection at the...

check (wiggle test) the connection at the ignition module - right front inner fender.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,138
Posted By TR Conn
A little more work than drilling some holes. ...

A little more work than drilling some holes.
Had to fabricate ducting for the A/Chttp://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=391&pictureid=3540
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By TR Conn
I think I found the problem. I pulled the back...

I think I found the problem.
I pulled the back half or the exhaust system today to repair the leaks (I've really got to learn how to weld properly).
I looked inside the pipe and found coked up oil,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By TR Conn
Double post

Double post
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By TR Conn
I pressurized the exhaust from the tailpipe,...

I pressurized the exhaust from the tailpipe, found a couple of leaks.
It'll take a few days to repair and test.
I'll be back with the results...
-TR
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By TR Conn
Yes' that's the one. I've tested it for intake...

Yes' that's the one.
I've tested it for intake leaks by plugging the intake and pressurizing (10psi) with compressed air and listening at the connections with a stethoscope. No leaks.
What I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By TR Conn
Good suggestions. I'll check the manifold...

Good suggestions.
I'll check the manifold tomorrow. There's not much room under there.
No CAT.
I'll double check the turbo connections.
-Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By TR Conn
Not noticeable? People complain. Smells like a...

Not noticeable? People complain.
Smells like a completely worn out engine with the crankcase breather routed into the cabin.
I am in the process of resealing the firewall, floor and shift boot....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,859
Posted By TR Conn
B230FT Stinks

My B230FT smells like it has a lot of blow-by when idling. Most of it enters the passenger compartment through the loose shift boot, but it shouldn't smell that bad anyway.
The oil separator and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By TR Conn
I had a similar problem and was able to get a...

I had a similar problem and was able to get a thicker spacer ring from Eric (hiperfauto). Makes me think that they are available in different thicknesses.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,457
Posted By TR Conn
I contacted the seller asking if the crank gear...

I contacted the seller asking if the crank gear was available.
His reply:

"When the gears are made they are made separately and are not made as a matched set. If someones camshaft gear gets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,449
Posted By TR Conn
To install a DIN radio will require enlarging the...

To install a DIN radio will require enlarging the opening in the dash.
If you are worried about originality (not many of us are) you could mount it in an under dash radio housing.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 209,929
Posted By TR Conn
It's not the size if the rabbit you pull from the...

It's not the size if the rabbit you pull from the hat.
It is the magic of the performance.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By TR Conn
With a 4.10 and M40 the Amazon is pretty well...

With a 4.10 and M40 the Amazon is pretty well balanced. If you go to a taller gear you will curse the (lack of) power off the line.
An M41 or a swap to a 5 speed is really the answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By TR Conn
The FPR from a Nissan 280z is a perfect fit for a...

The FPR from a Nissan 280z is a perfect fit for a rail mounted unit.
The pressure is about 4 psi less than the D-jet regulator. There are probably adjustable ones available.
I'm currently using one...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By TR Conn
For the rail mounted regulator I'm using one from...

For the rail mounted regulator I'm using one from a Nissan 280zx.
Direct replacement, it has a vacuum port which you can use or ignore.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the tip. I'm still trying to figure...

Thanks for the tip.
I'm still trying to figure out the jumpers to get this to work.
It should be easy, but the info in the instructions is scattered around and I don't really understand some of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By TR Conn
I've found another way... ...

I've found another way...
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=391&pictureid=3422
The "reluctor wheel" is from a Pertronix I fried a while ago. (Memo: Don't hook up a Pertronix with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By TR Conn
After quite a bit of computer time searching...

After quite a bit of computer time searching around the internet and visiting a couple of machine shops It looks as though I'm going to go the Pertronix route.
This seems the easiest and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By TR Conn
There are two types of pulleys. The cheap...

There are two types of pulleys. The cheap unreliable one that appears to be two stamped steel pulleys welded together. The other, which I have, is a solid & heavy solid steel casting.
I'd be...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By TR Conn
B20 crank sensor wheel

I'm taking the next step with my B20 Megasquirt install and am working on the ignition.
I've been using the points for the timing so far and I'm looking for ways to install a crank trigger wheel....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By TR Conn
Amazon W. B230

I mounted my B230F slanted and it fits pretty well. It is actually over only about 10 degrees due to clearance issues.
The engine mounts are cut down 700 series mounts with wedge spacers. this is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By TR Conn
I'm running a B20 in an early Duett with the...

I'm running a B20 in an early Duett with the original (B16) radiator.
Oil temp is steady at 180 F.
It went up 5 F on the Grapevine (5 mile 6% grade) the coolant didn't warm up at all.
This is...
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 43,031
Posted By TR Conn
Best show yet!

This was my 7th Davis show.
Picked up a couple of cool things at the swap meet, won something I wanted at the raffle and got a trophy besides!
What a great day!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By TR Conn
Has anyone any experience with the Patton Machine...

Has anyone any experience with the Patton Machine TBI conversion for SU carbs?

http://www.pattonmachine.com/TBI-Main.htm

They seem to be popular on British cars and they would certainly suffer...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By TR Conn
Just wondering...

I'm fed up with carbs!
Just playing around with ideas:

-Is there enough room in the engine bay for a D-jet intake on a B20 in a PV445 Duett? If not, how much work is necessary to get it to fit? I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By TR Conn
I'm using one. But, it is used as an extender for...

I'm using one. But, it is used as an extender for my 90 degree "up pipe" to raise the turbo on by B230FT Amazon.
I blocked off the waste gate opening.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks Ian, I figured it out finally.

Thanks Ian, I figured it out finally.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By TR Conn
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=391&pictureid=3201

This has been working well for me. There seems to be some twisting on the bearings, just don't neglect to lube them once in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By TR Conn
Investigate a "pull type" clutch slave. I've been...

Investigate a "pull type" clutch slave. I've been using one for about 5 yrs. Works great.
Got the idea from a Cobra kit website.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By TR Conn
Check availability! Recently I had to have my...

Check availability!
Recently I had to have my CAM rack rebuilt because there were no rebuilt racks available.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By TR Conn
Red Bull Sugga

Party on the move!
Too much idle time on the internet turned up this......

https://www.redbull.com/ca-en/learn-all-about-the-red-bull-sugga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMtCa0Q7p0k

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By TR Conn
I was able to cobble together parts fron 200 &...

I was able to cobble together parts fron 200 & 700 series seats.
I think that it was the wire loom from a 700 and the springs from a 200 (or the other way around).
Drill a couple extra holes in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,294
Posted By TR Conn
Early on in this stream you admitted to some...

Early on in this stream you admitted to some wiring confusion.
Wiring up the module backwards will fry it immediately.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,650
Posted By TR Conn
California engine swap rules say that the engine...

California engine swap rules say that the engine must be from the same type of vehicle that it is going into.
It definitely means no truck engines in passenger cars, It probably means no passenger...
Forum: website & board 08-23-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 30,962
Posted By TR Conn
Worth lots more! Donated $50

Worth lots more!
Donated $50
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