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Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 12:09 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
lol

lol
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 11:26 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
So...cage will be done before Davis right?...

So...cage will be done before Davis right? RIGHT?!?!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 11:21 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
95 lost the boost gauge for some reason, dunno...

95 lost the boost gauge for some reason, dunno why they went that route unless it was just to be able to use only 1 cluster for turbo and NA.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By gsellstr
Funny yours changed the car that much Wil. I...

Funny yours changed the car that much Wil. I definitely notice the tight preload with the 588 being a little tighter than the 410 it seems but it really doesn't push at all. I will say, swapping to...
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By gsellstr
Hah, I'll believe that the day after I see it. lol

Hah, I'll believe that the day after I see it. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By gsellstr
Bearings, as long as they are from a legit...

Bearings, as long as they are from a legit manufacturer, have some pretty damn tight tolerances to design spec so they should be swappable on the same carrier. I did have to reshim installing the TT...
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By gsellstr
Booked up this week and thru the weekend, but we...

Booked up this week and thru the weekend, but we can take a peek at it next week some time. Glad it's behaving in the cold!

Saturday is a morning meet in Sac, head out for the drive or drags, your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 917
Posted By gsellstr
Good info on the new Conti's...debated those...

Good info on the new Conti's...debated those before my current set of Potenza's, probably will go Conti again next set.

For the OP, I've run the Conti DWS and the newer DWS06 on the wife's car...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By gsellstr
My biggest issue with axle bearings is usually...

My biggest issue with axle bearings is usually the seal, not the bearing. I've had hit or miss luck getting them off so I just cut them and throw new bearings on when it's time for a seal.
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 915
Posted By gsellstr
At least your old EMS is in, up, running and...

At least your old EMS is in, up, running and running well. BTW, your tune....yikes! lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By gsellstr
You will want to play with the shims to get the...

You will want to play with the shims to get the pinion depth right and the backlash right. Fortunately, the greenbook has a revised setup for the pinion...the factory shim between the bearing and...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2019, 03:17 AM
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Posted By gsellstr
I'm still sitting at around .025 or so with no...

I'm still sitting at around .025 or so with no blowout issues even when boost spiked to 26psi. BlasterSS and MSD6A though. The Blaster alone did make a noticeable difference. Next time you're up this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By gsellstr
You need regedit, not regidit.

You need regedit, not regidit.
Forum: showroom 01-11-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 46,421
Posted By gsellstr
Shipping won't really be efficient. ...

Shipping won't really be efficient.

Honestly, the round bars are cake to find at the yards, usually pass on several sets a year. Crossbars are just lengths of plastic covered tube, generic for...
Forum: showroom 01-10-2019, 09:28 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
A honda probably...

A honda probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By gsellstr
At least Sac isn't SC levels of insanity for...

At least Sac isn't SC levels of insanity for pricing. $300k here gets you at least some form of garage, 1200-1500sq.ft, and maybe not a previously daily drug house/rental.
Forum: showroom 01-10-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 418
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Posted By gsellstr
Both are solid racks. I've been a Yakima guy for...

Both are solid racks. I've been a Yakima guy for 20+ years myself. Which do you like better...round or square?

I've seen a decent number of both types at the yards as well.
Forum: showroom 01-10-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 418
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Posted By gsellstr
FYI...grab a Yakima with a 3rd rail for added...

FYI...grab a Yakima with a 3rd rail for added weight support. WAY easier to haul ****. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
I COULD park on the street except a-holes. If I...

I COULD park on the street except a-holes. If I could afford to move to another place I would. Cheapest I can find that would even remotely suit is $400k and our place is only worth 250k.
Forum: events 01-09-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By gsellstr
Or you forget and I start it. But alas,...

Or you forget and I start it.

But alas, folks, I will not be at IPD this year. I've got far better plans than hanging out with ya'll.

Eric...no bar bans this year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By gsellstr
What, and you didn't even stop to say hi?...

What, and you didn't even stop to say hi? *******.... lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By gsellstr
Somehow my Meyle is hanging in there after a...

Somehow my Meyle is hanging in there after a couple years of flogging in the 7. Next time around though I may look into something like the Spicer one VB242 used for his 240 (Spicer 210084-2x). I went...
Forum: events 01-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 915
Posted By gsellstr
You're good Taro.

You're good Taro.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By gsellstr
Maybe I will, once it's back in town. lol ...

Maybe I will, once it's back in town. lol

The pitfalls of city living, can't keep the wagon AND the truck in town or the village *******s will report me for parking violations, when there's junk...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2019, 08:41 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
Hell, I'm running a .63 on my 2871R with no...

Hell, I'm running a .63 on my 2871R with no issues with lag whatsoever (especially with a good tune, cold temps, and E85...lol).
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2019, 12:05 AM
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Posted By gsellstr
Really nice looking update there Tyler! I was...

Really nice looking update there Tyler! I was wondering how that bigger balancer would do. I might play with a few ideas on mine as well, seeing that it did make a difference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By gsellstr
Nah Simon, I'm not the village idiot, but thanks...

Nah Simon, I'm not the village idiot, but thanks for the vote of confidence.

Initial torque was based on the specs from ARP using ARP moly lube. The retorque was based on specs for using engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
I had the ARP lube on assembly, figure that has...

I had the ARP lube on assembly, figure that has worked it's way out by now for sure so I went with the engine oil spec on retorquing. They also felt really damn dry, not lubed when I tightened them...
Forum: events 01-07-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By gsellstr
I am waiting on permission to formally release...

I am waiting on permission to formally release the dates guys. There's an ad coming up in Rolling that will have them, I will announce once I get the all clear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By gsellstr
I haven't had a set in my hands yet to measure,...

I haven't had a set in my hands yet to measure, but I'm very curious as well. I may ping my insider contact, see what they have for dim's and pics.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 04:07 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
Nice find on the speedo! I'm still curious what...

Nice find on the speedo! I'm still curious what you find on the relay staying latched, that's an odd one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
I think you guys missed the ARP studs bit. lol ...

I think you guys missed the ARP studs bit. lol

It's possible the retorque fixed it I guess, just seems strange since none of them were really loose.

Got the truck in town for the next couple...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By gsellstr
Hey, bring it! Took 2nd in 2018, with Tyler...

Hey, bring it! Took 2nd in 2018, with Tyler taking it. This year, minimal changes, next couple years will be the underhood refurb and B20F+T mod. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,733
Posted By gsellstr
Makes me happy to see Superpro now has a set with...

Makes me happy to see Superpro now has a set with new outer shells as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By gsellstr
I've had 1 of those crack on OE rubber as well,...

I've had 1 of those crack on OE rubber as well, don't think it's bushing related. Those bushings though tend to get hard as they age, compared to the rubber or Superpro stuff. The IPD, MTC, etc. ones...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By gsellstr
Good info Harry! Long time no see BTW, hope...

Good info Harry! Long time no see BTW, hope you're doing well.

Figures, I just did a battery in the wagon. Group 34 marine AGM from East Penn, same specs as the normal 34 but $50 less, made by the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
That would have lead to oil splattered somewhere...

That would have lead to oil splattered somewhere else though.

So, 50 miles today, various load/rpm ranges, everything is still 100% dry.

How can an oil leak magically seal up? Before the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
This was actually pooling oil on the water pump....

This was actually pooling oil on the water pump. I'd clean the area with brake clean after a wipe down, dry, then it would continue to pool. Pull out a can of gunk degreaser last night, did the same...
Forum: events 01-04-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 915
Posted By gsellstr
That wager would be correct at this point I...

That wager would be correct at this point I believe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By gsellstr
So...degreased last night, let it dry overnight...

So...degreased last night, let it dry overnight since it's damn cold out. Just test drove, beat on it, oil to normal temp, high boost, high revs, 20 minutes of flogging, back in the driveway, bone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By gsellstr
Thanks for the link Ken. :) The...

Thanks for the link Ken. :)

The conical's...yes they are a direct replacement for the factory stuff.
The rear bushing presses into the rod itself, no outer shell is needed last I remember putting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
I'm hoping it's not something like that. It seems...

I'm hoping it's not something like that. It seems to originate at the gasket area, doesn't mean the head isn't cracked under the gasket though. Hopefully take it for a run tonight, see where it...
Forum: events 01-04-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 915
Posted By gsellstr
I'll be there, gotta get the 140 back on the road...

I'll be there, gotta get the 140 back on the road first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
Cylinder head is 100% dry, so that plug isn't...

Cylinder head is 100% dry, so that plug isn't suspect. Forgot there was one there.

Looking at the pic you posted, I've got oil on the block from the half moon under the #1 runner forward along...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By gsellstr
I did add some tar backed foil roof flashing to...

I did add some tar backed foil roof flashing to the inside of the roof in my wagon to see how it helped. For $15 a roll to test, it's TB cheap. It definitely did reduce NVH slightly and reduced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
Cam seal ID and OD, along with the nose of the...

Cam seal ID and OD, along with the nose of the cam are 100% dry.
Head gasket is what I'm leaning towards, or inner timing cover. Strange though, since the closest oil passage in the head is back a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gsellstr
Riddle me this...B230FT oil leak

Been trying to figure this one out, nothing makes sense.


I've got engine oil showing up on the pass. side of the water pump, right by the coolant hose, and following the timing cover to the oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,565
Posted By gsellstr
No kidding! Wish I could run mine right now....

No kidding!

Wish I could run mine right now. Very cold temps, nice tune, and nice mix...jeezus the drive home tonight was fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,565
Posted By gsellstr
And sea level. lol We need a points adder...

And sea level. lol

We need a points adder for over 6000' elevation.
Forum: events 01-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,005
Posted By gsellstr
West coast peeps.. Plan for Davis that weekend......

West coast peeps.. Plan for Davis that weekend... Informal slip of the date...
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