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Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,852
Posted By MikeSr.
[QUOTE=Kjets On a Plane;6117704]I *think* that's...

[QUOTE=Kjets On a Plane;6117704]I *think* that's a mis-print? The "GLE" & "N/A 4-cylinder" part is right, though?
All 700 manual 16V I've seen had a 3.91...all ~12 USA market 700 16V they sold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By MikeSr.
Rick- there is a circular dash harness connector...

Rick- there is a circular dash harness connector that has numbered plugs. Look at a wiring diagram for your year 240- one connector is the alternator. It should be marked as alt 61. If you jump...
Forum: events 09-26-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,711
Posted By MikeSr.
Man- we should be sitting on the back porch...

Man- we should be sitting on the back porch watching Kenny and Wren cooking.
Forum: website & board 09-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,424
Posted By MikeSr.
$$ sent- thanks, Dana, for all you do.

$$ sent- thanks, Dana, for all you do.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,852
Posted By MikeSr.
I have 215-35/18 tires, so that makes it a little...

I have 215-35/18 tires, so that makes it a little taller final drive ratio.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,275
Posted By MikeSr.
I’m using the spherical rear bushings from BNE-...

I’m using the spherical rear bushings from BNE- along with all poly IPD adjustable bars- it’s not that noisy at all. 8” rear springs with 250 lbs and a 25 mm rear bar. Very solid when I nail it.
A...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,852
Posted By MikeSr.
If you don’t want to cut the axle, get a right...

If you don’t want to cut the axle, get a right side abs axle- fits fine with 1031/G80
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,852
Posted By MikeSr.
3.73 with a T56-0.5 6th. I could probably go 3.90...

3.73 with a T56-0.5 6th. I could probably go 3.90 or 4.11. My car does 1500 rpm at 70
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By MikeSr.
S40 booster has been used on a 240

S40 booster has been used on a 240
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,896
Posted By MikeSr.
Mine is similar, with 250 lbs on all corners,...

Mine is similar, with 250 lbs on all corners, coil overs with revalved Saab inserts in the front and S10’s in the back- my only objection is the rear is a little bouncy. 28/25 sways, all...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,716
Posted By MikeSr.
This I like.

This I like.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 62,296
Posted By MikeSr.
It’s together- runs, drives, burnouts, goes for...

It’s together- runs, drives, burnouts, goes for ice cream.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 62,296
Posted By MikeSr.
Yeah- especially around Acworth- pothole city. ...

Yeah- especially around Acworth- pothole city.
How’s your 242 coming along?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 62,296
Posted By MikeSr.
My tint is in need of replacement too. Kenny’s...

My tint is in need of replacement too. Kenny’s Dynotune & Tint?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 62,296
Posted By MikeSr.
Thanks, man- looks almost as good as yours.

Thanks, man- looks almost as good as yours.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 62,296
Posted By MikeSr.
Thanks- tires are 215-35/18. A nice stretch-...

Thanks- tires are 215-35/18. A nice stretch- should be able to drop it another 1-1/2” after adding some downpipe clearance.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 62,296
Posted By MikeSr.
Upgraded my wheels to some Super DTMs. Added some...

Upgraded my wheels to some Super DTMs. Added some Kaplhenke extended wheel studs( thanks BNE!)
Some Mishimoto tuner lugs and some EBC Yellowstuff pads. Looks better.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
So- I got a clevis from STS machining that was...

So- I got a clevis from STS machining that was about 3/8” longer than the one I was using. I had MikeJr drill and tap it For my threads and it works perfectly now. Pedal engagement is about midpoint...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,763
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a turbo 940 radiator.

I have a turbo 940 radiator.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 37,558
Posted By MikeSr.
We could start an Acworth 242 club- I have 2- ‘81...

We could start an Acworth 242 club- I have 2- ‘81 with LS swap and a stock ‘83 flathood turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 37,558
Posted By MikeSr.
Where are you in Acworth? I am over by the lake.

Where are you in Acworth? I am over by the lake.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,009
Posted By MikeSr.
If I remember, I looked into a larger throttle...

If I remember, I looked into a larger throttle body for that intake and found a B30 fuelie tb was almost a match to the mounting holes in the B21f intake and larger in diameter.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
I used a Wilwood 3/4” master with similar issues.

I used a Wilwood 3/4” master with similar issues.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
The STS pedal is symmetrical with the brake pedal...

The STS pedal is symmetrical with the brake pedal installed in the upper mounting position. Pivot arm is dead center in the hole for the master cylinder. Looks perfect.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
It has a spring to keep it up- and I replaced it...

It has a spring to keep it up- and I replaced it while the tranny was out. No adjustments with stock GM parts.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
So we have the same setup with a different clutch...

So we have the same setup with a different clutch disc. I will try to extend the rod- apparently some of the Camaro guys have had to do this also. If that doesn’t work, maybe another clutch setup....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
Stock Camaro master is also 3/4”. Next I will cob...

Stock Camaro master is also 3/4”. Next I will cob together some kind of extension sleeve on the clevis/rod.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
I know others have used the stock master with...

I know others have used the stock master with success on internal slave cylinders. Also- I had a Wilwood 3/4” master cylinder with similar results. I need more travel on the master- some is due to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By MikeSr.
T56 Clutch issues

So - my ‘81 242 with LS V8 swap has had some clutch/ tranny issues. My setup used a stock Camaro clutch set, with a stock GM AP/ LUK slave cylinder in the bell housing.
I originally used a Wilwood...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By MikeSr.
Nice setup- a/c compressor would have to be...

Nice setup- a/c compressor would have to be removed or relocated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,013
Posted By MikeSr.
The bolts are a wear item. Plan on replacing them...

The bolts are a wear item. Plan on replacing them after a couple of uses.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,704
Posted By MikeSr.
Bad diode in the alternator

Bad diode in the alternator
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,163
Posted By MikeSr.
Look around for a local hydraulics shop. I took...

Look around for a local hydraulics shop. I took my ends and measured the length I needed and my local shop made one in 5 minutes- even put a swivel on one end.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By MikeSr.
Cleaning plugs is a waste of time. If they are...

Cleaning plugs is a waste of time. If they are fouled, fuel or oil, only sand/media blasting will clean them. And they are cheap, so start with a new set.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By MikeSr.
Back pressure will do that.

Back pressure will do that.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,873
Posted By MikeSr.
If you are going to lower the car, then get the...

If you are going to lower the car, then get the Kaplhenke roll center correctors. They eliminate bumpsteer. And the spherical bearings are solid, so no deflection and much easier to install than...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 170,541
Posted By MikeSr.
Nice- they make those for 16V too.

Nice- they make those for 16V too.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,853
Posted By MikeSr.
I used Dirty Dingo alternator relocation bracket....

I used Dirty Dingo alternator relocation bracket. Swapped the alternator to high and p.s. to low position and kept all the stock truck accessories.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,555
Posted By MikeSr.
How the heck did you get in a Honda Fit?

How the heck did you get in a Honda Fit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,839
Posted By MikeSr.
The O2 sensor's performance can be checked a...

The O2 sensor's performance can be checked a couple of ways-once warmed up, pull a vacuum line and see how the voltage reacts.Then add a little propane to the vacuum port and check that reaction....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 241,330
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a one piece with a flat flange- no...

I have a one piece with a flat flange- no vibrations and doesn’t hit anything with T56 and Volvo 1031.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,234
Posted By MikeSr.
If you use a passenger side 240 ABS axle, it is...

If you use a passenger side 240 ABS axle, it is the right length without cutting.
Forum: events 01-06-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 56,336
Posted By MikeSr.
Put me down- gotta tweak the Holley.

Put me down- gotta tweak the Holley.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,556
Posted By MikeSr.
What engine? I have a pulley for B21/23 which...

What engine? I have a pulley for B21/23 which uses Ford EDIS 36-1 trigger wheel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By MikeSr.
Some Chinabay co. Needs to make a replacement...

Some Chinabay co. Needs to make a replacement fuse block that uses blade fuses.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 241,330
Posted By MikeSr.
I got my T56 out without pulling the motor. I...

I got my T56 out without pulling the motor. I left the bell housing on the motor.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,844
Posted By MikeSr.
Yeah- mine has always crashed with bumps, even...

Yeah- mine has always crashed with bumps, even with new 4C shocks.
Forum: showroom 11-16-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 118,058
Posted By MikeSr.
you should take molds off of the widened panels...

you should take molds off of the widened panels so a buck could be made to reproduce them.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 480,073
Posted By MikeSr.
Sean making us all look bad.

Sean making us all look bad.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 832,062
Posted By MikeSr.
Maybe switch to hard lines? Those nylon repair...

Maybe switch to hard lines? Those nylon repair lines are usable for the flexible sections.
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