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Forum: events 04-22-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,038
Posted By Marvelous3
So, uh, I resigned from my job this past Friday...

So, uh, I resigned from my job this past Friday so I'm 50/50 on going now. Feel like I should be doing some job searching instead of drinking and talking **** about cars but we'll see. I can bring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,049
Posted By Marvelous3
Sorry I haven't read this whole thread. I...

Sorry I haven't read this whole thread.

I had a similar problem to this in my 90 240. There is a joint in the wiring harness that had broken.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,811
Posted By Marvelous3
I know. Homie up there was suggesting the master...

I know. Homie up there was suggesting the master was broken when that's not the issue at hand.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,811
Posted By Marvelous3
^^ so when you change to the mustang master...

^^ so when you change to the mustang master cylinder you have to lengthen the rod.
Forum: showroom 03-14-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Marvelous3
Now mark just needs to rig his wireless mouse up...

Now mark just needs to rig his wireless mouse up to the steering wheel so he can use the pointed to shift.

That looks sweet though! Looks like you could do paddles maybe?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,811
Posted By Marvelous3
I don't remember off the top of my head how long...

I don't remember off the top of my head how long it was but it was just whatever they had at the store. Maybe 1"? It really doesn't need to be that long from what I remember.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By Marvelous3
I always read the internet lore that said the...

I always read the internet lore that said the head was decent enough. It was the intake mani that was garbage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By Marvelous3
Have eBay special kits in both cars. Have worked...

Have eBay special kits in both cars. Have worked fine for a couple of years now. They're all Chinabay so whichever seller looks decent is fine.

3400k is the OEM temp for bmw/vw/mercedes. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 88,129
Posted By Marvelous3
dat 993 doe

dat 993 doe
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Marvelous3
I have my efan set up off a wled using a single...

I have my efan set up off a wled using a single pole hella relay. Works good.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,320
Posted By Marvelous3
Or, ya know, there's that jig he could rent from...

Or, ya know, there's that jig he could rent from josh and keep it moving.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Marvelous3
^^My man!

^^My man!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,320
Posted By Marvelous3
This is turbobricks AF right here

This is turbobricks AF right here
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,320
Posted By Marvelous3
There is a jig floating around somewhere that...

There is a jig floating around somewhere that josh from yoshifab made to cut the reliefs. You can rent it from him for like $50
Forum: events 02-23-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,038
Posted By Marvelous3
If the Vader wagon is ready we can carpool down.

If the Vader wagon is ready we can carpool down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Marvelous3
The ones I have are DJ auto so aftermarket is no...

The ones I have are DJ auto so aftermarket is no big deal. I'm going to paint it black anyways.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Marvelous3
I am able to find part number 1312619 trim but...

I am able to find part number 1312619 trim but these look like they're for the dot headlights. I assume they're different?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Marvelous3
240 ecode eye brow trim

My drivers side broke off the other evening driving home. Does anyone have a part number or a source for a new one?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Marvelous3
Have any idea what welding wire people use? 309?

Have any idea what welding wire people use? 309?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Marvelous3
external wastegate with a 90+ manifold

Is anyone using an external gate with a 90+ manifold? I'm trying to do this and am curious how people have the gate set up.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,962
Posted By Marvelous3
I was always under the impression that at wot lh...

I was always under the impression that at wot lh went into open loop and it would fire the injectors to the max.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 299,041
Posted By Marvelous3
The random assortment of hose clamps is...

The random assortment of hose clamps is turbobricks AF.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Marvelous3
A 15g from an 850 turbo is a nice upgrade over...

A 15g from an 850 turbo is a nice upgrade over the stock 13c. You will need to reclock the turbine housing which is easy to do. You can use the stock exhaust manifold.

109k on your n/a motor?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By Marvelous3
Rotella 15w40. T4 or t5/t6 if on sale.

Rotella 15w40. T4 or t5/t6 if on sale.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Marvelous3
^where do you have it mounted? Before or after...

^where do you have it mounted? Before or after intercooler?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Marvelous3
Tial recircl valves

Is any using or has used Tial's QR 50mm recircle valve? Looking at using one on my grey car if I keep LH2.4 around after the plus T. The Tial valve can be converted into a regular BOV if/when I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,808
Posted By Marvelous3
Sweet! Just a basic lm7 or something else?

Sweet! Just a basic lm7 or something else?
Forum: events 01-24-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,038
Posted By Marvelous3
I can probably help facilitate that. Not sure if...

I can probably help facilitate that. Not sure if ill be in the red wagon or the grey sedan but I can probably make it work.
Forum: events 01-16-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,038
Posted By Marvelous3
We are in the same boat but I'm trying. Started...

We are in the same boat but I'm trying. Started ordering a bunch of parts id put off ordering because lazy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Marvelous3
Replaced the relay but still nothing. I circled...

Replaced the relay but still nothing. I circled back to the fuse panel and noticed that the fuse was blown again. Looks like one of the tail light boards is a little funky and was blowing the fuse on...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,451
Posted By Marvelous3
If the wastegate has been welded shut you'll have...

If the wastegate has been welded shut you'll have to run an external wastegate. So you can reclock however you want and not have to worry about a bracket for the internal gate arm.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Marvelous3
That bracket design is really a piece of ****....

That bracket design is really a piece of ****. I've had the bolt that goes into the block break off on two different 240s.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 36,810
Posted By Marvelous3
What shocks and struts were you using? Off the...

What shocks and struts were you using? Off the shelf koni yellows or something custom?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Marvelous3
I mean I have no brake lights right now. Between...

I mean I have no brake lights right now. Between the relay and the switch that should complete the circuit right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Marvelous3
brake light out dash light/ no brake lights

90 240. With my lights on I get a bulb out warning dash light. Turn lights off and the dash light goes away. In both cases my brake lights don't come on. I replaced the bulb out relay, the big red...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By Marvelous3
I don't think you can get the ps4s in 16". I...

I don't think you can get the ps4s in 16". I would have much rather put Super Sports on my grey car but they're not available in 16's which is how I ended up in the AS3+.

Continentals ride like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By Marvelous3
16's Michelin pilot as 3's have been the...

16's

Michelin pilot as 3's have been the best all seasons I've used.
Forum: events 01-03-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,038
Posted By Marvelous3
I bet bettys Prius could out run my na 240

I bet bettys Prius could out run my na 240
Forum: events 01-03-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,038
Posted By Marvelous3
Should be in...maybe even in the grey car with...

Should be in...maybe even in the grey car with new motor and turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 36,810
Posted By Marvelous3
What is considered a "good" ratio for us? Grey...

What is considered a "good" ratio for us? Grey car is 300 front and 200 rear and seems to ride super predictable. I sort of guessed when I bought springs at those rates but maybe I got lucky? I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
Posted By Marvelous3
Clack clack sound goes away when the engine is...

Clack clack sound goes away when the engine is warm? Sounds like an old Mercedes diesel when it's cold? That's piston slap.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By Marvelous3
400? So you'll be running e85 yes? I'd shoot for...

400? So you'll be running e85 yes? I'd shoot for 1000cc injectors, bigger is okay since you're going to megasquirt. Probably a dw300 in tank pump. Stock rail should be fine.

What transmission are...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-18-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By Marvelous3
FWIW I got a new Genuine GM coil from our chevy...

FWIW I got a new Genuine GM coil from our chevy dealer. Cost me ~80 bucks.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-14-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By Marvelous3
LS ignition coils

Red wagon has an intermittent misfire on cylinder 3. Looks like the ignition coil on that cylinder is in the process of dying. What brand coils are you all using that are using LS style COP coils? ...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,562
Posted By Marvelous3
Does your cam make power at 8000? No point...

Does your cam make power at 8000? No point reving there if your cam profile isn't designed to make power there.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By Marvelous3
The difference in the pictures are tube and fin...

The difference in the pictures are tube and fin vs bar and plate. Seeing it in pictures I can see why one is more expensive than the other.

The anecdotal story about the Honda is not an uncommon...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By Marvelous3
This is the one? Brand new for 220 shipped or...

This is the one? Brand new for 220 shipped or should I search ebay for a "real" npr?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/csf-6051
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By Marvelous3
Just a quick daily driver that fits together with...

Just a quick daily driver that fits together with minimal mods to make stuff fit hence the attraction to the npr.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By Marvelous3
A new npr isn't that expensive but I was not sure...

A new npr isn't that expensive but I was not sure what made one more expensive than the other per say. I figured it was the quality of the core.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By Marvelous3
EBay core doesn't dissipate heat as well? Less...

EBay core doesn't dissipate heat as well? Less fins or tubes?
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