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Forum: showroom Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By culberro
Nope, that's the old b230ft with 250k+ miles on...

Nope, that's the old b230ft with 250k+ miles on it. The 13c is REAL tired now. :rofl:
Forum: showroom Today, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By culberro
These are awesome Patrick!

These are awesome Patrick!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 102
Posted By culberro
Silver solder.

Silver solder.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 695
Posted By culberro
When I checked on the price of a TTV Flywheel, it...

When I checked on the price of a TTV Flywheel, it was $330 USD shipped to my front door.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By culberro
Bolt in affair, just shell out $900 plus...

Bolt in affair, just shell out $900 plus shipping.

http://www.sellholmshop.se/chassiedelar-1/styrvaxel/volvo-740-940-zf.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By culberro
I've always just opened up the top of the shift...

I've always just opened up the top of the shift lever a bit with a pair of pliers. Never had a shift knob fall off after that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By culberro
Moog CC215 are a stock replacement rear spring....

Moog CC215 are a stock replacement rear spring. Dirt cheap.
You may want to find the spring isolator as well, it’s the rubber donut that goes between the spring and the upper perch.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 169,690
Posted By culberro
This one’s half the price and does the exact same...

This one’s half the price and does the exact same thing. Bonus, made in the USA.
Voodoo MBC:...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By culberro
You can take the blue (power with key on and...

You can take the blue (power with key on and cranking) and put it on the fuse block. I just used a volt meter to find a fuse that was hot with key on and while starting.
Easy peasy.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
Posted By culberro
The second side of the relay should be on (and...

The second side of the relay should be on (and the pumps running) as soon as an RPM signal is picked up by the ECU.
Looks like that is not happening.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By culberro
Pinto 2L belt isn't really needed until ~ .060in....

Pinto 2L belt isn't really needed until ~ .060in. I should say, I'm pretty sure you can't even stretch a 2L pinto belt on until there's .060in or more off of the head :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By culberro
Or shave the head for a total of .030-.040in off...

Or shave the head for a total of .030-.040in off of it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
Posted By culberro
Seems like you have your bases covered. Check...

Seems like you have your bases covered.
Check the CPS plug and make sure the pins haven't pushed out, and for wires that are cracked.
Have you tried a different set of ECUs? Bad LH or EZK have...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,010
Posted By culberro
They are way better with bronze bushings and all...

They are way better with bronze bushings and all of the slop removed. My short shifter m47 shifts better than the t5 with a Hurst shifter. Also, why is the position 5th gear on the t5 in another area...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By culberro
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Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By culberro
If you are stuck on Hawk, switch to the DTC-30 or...

If you are stuck on Hawk, switch to the DTC-30 or DTC-60. Way better. Slightly better on rotor life, but WAY more torque at temp.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,010
Posted By culberro
Doesn’t the 7 and 9-series have issue with the t5...

Doesn’t the 7 and 9-series have issue with the t5 shifter not being in the correct spot, too close to the center console?
I’d use whatever put the shifter in the correct spot. Or whichever one can...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By culberro
Yep. The ducting may not be needed if the track...

Yep. The ducting may not be needed if the track is relatively easy on brakes. Better to have it and not need it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By culberro
Good rotors (higher carbon) will last longer than...

Good rotors (higher carbon) will last longer than cheap cheap rotors. I've had good luck with the Centric High Carbon rotors from Rock Auto, currently $36 USD each.

For pads, you're in an odd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By culberro
Is the throttle switch (TPS) set correctly?...

Is the throttle switch (TPS) set correctly? Should hear a click just as the throttle opens, and just as it closes.
If not, the ecu will not cut fuel on development and make all sorts of great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By culberro
Rock in the caliper, pad retention spring that...

Rock in the caliper, pad retention spring that came loose, dust shield rubbing the rotor.
Stuck calipers don't really make noise until the pad is worn away...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,406
Posted By culberro
This. Local shop does header back for...

This.
Local shop does header back for ~150-$250. It's not SS, it's not mandrel bent, and it's not TIG welded.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By culberro
Every day for the past year +

Every day for the past year +
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By culberro
It clears on an m47 without any issues, that’s...

It clears on an m47 without any issues, that’s all I can say.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,715
Posted By culberro
But it's so much more fun to be flopping around...

But it's so much more fun to be flopping around inside the car.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,715
Posted By culberro
What track? ORP will kill brakes and tires if...

What track? ORP will kill brakes and tires if you're really going for it. PIR is much more forgiving.
On the track, you can starve the engine of oil under hard braking and turning. Over filling it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By culberro
Just circling back on this. The Fel-pro gaskets...

Just circling back on this.
The Fel-pro gaskets were about as bad/dry as everything else, AND they don’t include the center/spark plug gasket on the kit...?

I soaked the gaskets in hot water to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By culberro
I'd go even tighter than that, shoot for 1/2deg...

I'd go even tighter than that, shoot for 1/2deg or so. If the car has rubber bushings on the trailing arms, you might want to nose it down a smidge as the pinion will rise under acceleration.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By culberro
EPAS is becoming a really popular swap in rally...

EPAS is becoming a really popular swap in rally cars. Quick manual rack and EPAS is reasonable inexpensive for most cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By culberro
A modified puller, like the link above. I only...

A modified puller, like the link above. I only had to destroy one pulley to learn this.
I tried a Posi-Lock 3-jaw puller, and it just pulled through the lip. The Volvo press fit it a bit tighter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By culberro
Some weird stuff on the outside dimensions. The...

Some weird stuff on the outside dimensions. The GM and Ford pullers ALMOST fit, but will pull the lip off the soft Volvo pulley.
Inside diameter is standard Saginaw.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,597
Posted By culberro
Could also add to the list of possible failure...

Could also add to the list of possible failure points: Failing fuel pumps, bad MAF, dying ECU, weak coil.

How did you check for boost leaks?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,429
Posted By culberro
Maybe the wastegate is getting pushed open from a...

Maybe the wastegate is getting pushed open from a weak spring in the actuator?

Try to safety wire it closed, or use a hose clamp or something...? Keep an eye on the boost gauge and see where it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By culberro
Use a floor jack to lightly press the tie rod end...

Use a floor jack to lightly press the tie rod end up into the knuckle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By culberro
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By culberro
I'll give the warm water soak a try. I have an...

I'll give the warm water soak a try. I have an electric kettle and a small drip pan, should work perfect.

I have a few fel-pro gaskets coming my way as well, they can't be any worse than the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By culberro
16v Valve Cover Gaskets, Leaky leaky

I’ve had a recent string of bad luck with Elwis valve cover gaskets on a b234 engine. The gasket material has been incredibly hard and cracks while going over the cam caps.
The latest was when one...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 149,862
Posted By culberro
Or R & R when you want waterjet:...

Or R & R when you want waterjet: http://www.randrmfginc.com/waterjet-cutting.html
$60 minimum last time I had stuff done.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By culberro
I noticed that there's no oil passage cross-over...

I noticed that there's no oil passage cross-over on the head you have (or it got machined off). It's an oval-ish shaped recess that takes the pressurized oil from the block and moves it over to one...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By culberro
You can take that much off the head, but you'll...

You can take that much off the head, but you'll need to use a timing belt with one less tooth. The stock timing belt tensioner can't handle that much slack.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 116,250
Posted By culberro
The last 2 Coleman sections I installed into a...

The last 2 Coleman sections I installed into a 240 went in REALLY tight. Add a nice taper to the start of the splines, and be ready for a workout.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,655
Posted By culberro
http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billavista/PR-ARB/ar...

http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billavista/PR-ARB/articles/Randys_Carrier_Bearing_Puller_Review/

One of the best tool purchases I've made.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By culberro
Turn up the boost with a MBC for $25. 10psi is...

Turn up the boost with a MBC for $25. 10psi is fun, 15psi is more so.
Shave the head and/or install a thinner head gasket ($50-150). Run at stock boost or increase the boost until you get some knock...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By culberro
You're going to want to bend that new shift lever...

You're going to want to bend that new shift lever so it reaches further back.
Also be prepaired for it to rattle and buzz like crazy.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By culberro
Weld the strut tube to the spindle and send it.

Weld the strut tube to the spindle and send it.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 61,823
Posted By culberro
If you feel like nerding out: ...

If you feel like nerding out:
http://www.championbrands.com/EP07-2010_42-48.pdf
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 61,823
Posted By culberro
It definitely takes some practice with snap...

It definitely takes some practice with snap gauges and a mic.
Are you using studs or head bolts?
If the machine shop can hone with a torque plate, that might be best if you're using bolts.
You...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 61,823
Posted By culberro
You've got .004in difference in diameter...

You've got .004in difference in diameter throughout the cylinder. That's a lot. Like A LOT a lot.

If it's bore taper, then the block could be honed straight. If it's run like that for too long,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By culberro
You can also swap the tail housing and shift rod...

You can also swap the tail housing and shift rod around, so you can run a mustang T5 and use the s10 tail housing. The s10 ratios are good for a small truck, not the best for a car.
Probably way...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 938
Posted By culberro
Barrel throttles, like above on the midget, are...

Barrel throttles, like above on the midget, are generally worse than ITBs when looking at throttle position increase vs air flow increase.
They work great at WOT and allow you to run a very...
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