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Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By gsellstr
For the 7/9 crowd, a 135* 12mm or 14mm to 1/2"...

For the 7/9 crowd, a 135* 12mm or 14mm to 1/2" hose back to the hardline works just fine, then keep the stock filter.

For relearning, if you're just throwing in a couple gallons in a fillup, give...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
I had a 3-row when I was looking to go e-fan,...

I had a 3-row when I was looking to go e-fan, then I found that was the downside of going that route, right about the time that 3-row sprung a core leak...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
Ahh....there is the reason you had to trim the...

Ahh....there is the reason you had to trim the fan. The 940 fan barely clears with the single row, won't clear with a 3-row.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By gsellstr
I do like the cruising rpm of around 3k at 70...

I do like the cruising rpm of around 3k at 70 with the T5, but trying to pass someone or look at a hill won't happen. lol
Forum: showroom 09-16-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
The 180 for the fan might be a touch low,...

The 180 for the fan might be a touch low, shouldn't be a problem though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By gsellstr
That's the same combo my 140 came with. Even with...

That's the same combo my 140 came with. Even with the W50 trans it would cruise around 3800 at 70-75 without any real issue other than the noise.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
The Spal's I looked at were much less current...

The Spal's I looked at were much less current draw than the 940 fan, but also much less airflow. The 940 fan in mine is around 30A startup, 18A run on low, 42/25 on high. The Spal's were closer to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By gsellstr
eeuroparts.com may have the do88 silicone version...

eeuroparts.com may have the do88 silicone version as well. I know for the 2.4 cars they have them, don't recall if 2.2 used a different IAC or not.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, I've used the normally available mounts in...

Dunno, I've used the normally available mounts in 2 different 850's with no issues at all. One was in the R a few years back, put in some Anchor's, had more vibration from a poly dogbone than from...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely different than the 7/9 stuff. They sit...

Definitely different than the 7/9 stuff. They sit into pockets on the bottom, unlike the 7/9 stuff.
Forum: showroom 09-15-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
Losing 80% of what?

Losing 80% of what?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno about killing the pump. I ran the run of...

Dunno about killing the pump. I ran the run of the mill Walbro 255 in-tank for 4 years on straight E85 with no issues. I swapped to an AEM Green 320 for size and I got a deal on it, but the Walbro...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
Lemme know if that Spal runs less than the 940...

Lemme know if that Spal runs less than the 940 fan. My fan seems to run a LOT, even on the highway, so I'm kinda curious. The 940 fan moves a ton of CFM, but still...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 186,306
Posted By gsellstr
That wouldn't really be a low rumble though, and...

That wouldn't really be a low rumble though, and it would do it in neutral as well, as long as the clutch is out.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 186,306
Posted By gsellstr
Well if THAT'S all..... Yeah,...

Well if THAT'S all.....




Yeah, that's kinda the same scenario I was getting with the retubed driveline and that wasn't even on a T5 swap.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 186,306
Posted By gsellstr
Check the runout on the driveshaft tube itself....

Check the runout on the driveshaft tube itself. The local shop here, been around for ages, found a bend in my old shaft so they retubed it. Had a low rumble even with new joints and bearing, even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By gsellstr
And make sure the distributor is turning...

And make sure the distributor is turning...
Forum: article composition 09-10-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,163
Posted By gsellstr
Go for the M1 over the Redline, honestly....

Go for the M1 over the Redline, honestly. Cheaper, easier to find, seems to work a touch better.
Forum: article composition 09-09-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,163
Posted By gsellstr
I'd agree with ^^^^. Might try some better fluid...

I'd agree with ^^^^. Might try some better fluid as well, that can make a world of difference and operation. I had some strange, almost chunky operation on mine with valvoline syn, redline was better...
Forum: showroom 09-09-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
Keep an eye on those URO hoses. Been kinda hit or...

Keep an eye on those URO hoses. Been kinda hit or miss with them holding up. One of mine that was a 'temp solution' started balooning after about 8 months, the other was fine for 2 years til I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By gsellstr
I would go NTK hands down. Doing some actual...

I would go NTK hands down. Doing some actual testing, the NTK is more accurate and faster responding on a few different vehicles myself and a couple other techs have checked. Watching with a scope,...
Forum: article composition 09-07-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,163
Posted By gsellstr
They are pretty darn tight by design for the rear...

They are pretty darn tight by design for the rear D30 version, but that's also what keeps both tires going.

Screeching sound doesn't sound normal though, never heard one do that. What oil did you...
Forum: article composition 09-06-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, that would be a fair setup I'd expect....

Yeah, that would be a fair setup I'd expect. Everything better than stock, in varying levels of 'WTF' size braking capacity. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By gsellstr
It's limited to E70-E85 here in Cali.

It's limited to E70-E85 here in Cali.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By gsellstr
I've got a fuel tune from thelostartof that...

I've got a fuel tune from thelostartof that actually handles either pump or E85 pretty well, but I'm on a custom spark map. 3" AMM and #65 injectors, runs low 13's right now, with plenty more when I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By gsellstr
The Forge I linked to is indeed only a recirc. It...

The Forge I linked to is indeed only a recirc. It will directly replace the stock unit, perform the same functions as the stock unit, only better.
Forum: article composition 09-05-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By gsellstr
That was my pricing estimate from about 18 months...

That was my pricing estimate from about 18 months ago, may have changed since...
Forum: article composition 09-05-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By gsellstr
If you have the R calipers, they have a lot more...

If you have the R calipers, they have a lot more pad surface than the Wilwoods when mated to the S60R rotors. The 7420's use about 3/4 of the rotor surface. The Wilwoods are also a ton lighter, plus...
Forum: article composition 09-05-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, that's my plan as well, since they are...

Yeah, that's my plan as well, since they are cheap enough. Looks like a few of the reman's actually come with the adapters for about the same price as well.

We'll be into it around $400 I suspect...
Forum: article composition 09-04-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By gsellstr
111.89 in rotors? DAMN man! lol (FYI, typo Mike)....

111.89 in rotors? DAMN man! lol (FYI, typo Mike).

For the S40 T5 320's, those are only on the manual C30 and manual AWD S40/V50's. I haven't seen a set in the yards yet, as that is on tap for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By gsellstr
Not necessarily. Low pressure could lead to poor...

Not necessarily. Low pressure could lead to poor atomization, increased DC, potential for lean misfires which would show on the WB as rich potentially.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Mike on this one. That very minor change...

I'm with Mike on this one. That very minor change in injector size won't be an issue for 2.4 to adapt to. You've got something else going on.

I would check grounds right off, since you had to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By gsellstr
Decent brand, no personal experience.

Decent brand, no personal experience.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By gsellstr
Same deal as the IPD upgrade kit which has an...

Same deal as the IPD upgrade kit which has an uprated spring and better diaphragm.

I did swap to the IPD one in the R, didn't notice much but it was stock-ish boost levels and needed a replacement...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By gsellstr
The IPD kit is better, but 25psi is going to be...

The IPD kit is better, but 25psi is going to be working it a bit I suspect. The Forge stuff is fully rebuildable and serviceable, their tech support is awesome, plus the design is better than the IPD...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By gsellstr
Grab one of these, bolt it on, be done with it. ...

Grab one of these, bolt it on, be done with it.
https://www.forgemotorsport.com/Recirculation_Valve_Renault_Megane_Volvo_S40_V40_Hyundai_Sonata_Kia--product--787.html

Bolt-on replacement for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,767
Posted By gsellstr
I'm on their High Temp ATF. Thickest stuff I...

I'm on their High Temp ATF. Thickest stuff I could find that qualified as a Dex3 instead of the normal Dex6 stuff on the market now.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,767
Posted By gsellstr
It definitely did help mine, going from the...

It definitely did help mine, going from the multi-car M1 to the Redline, which is thicker looking at the hot and cold specs.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,767
Posted By gsellstr
Well now, guess I probably don't need to check...

Well now, guess I probably don't need to check into the BH alignment then if it made no difference. Good to know the Pennzoil made no difference as well. Well, good to know that I don't get to be the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,767
Posted By gsellstr
Hey, stupid question here. Have you checked the...

Hey, stupid question here. Have you checked the runout on the driveshaft? I remember going thru hell after having one repaired in town. Even though it balanced out I couldn't get the shop to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,767
Posted By gsellstr
That does sound like a different issue...

That does sound like a different issue altogether. Mine and Ryan's the vibe goes away in neutral. The fact yours stays says driveline, not trans side of things. Might be worth double-checking angles....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 103,767
Posted By gsellstr
Nope, both Chris and myself are on 2pc with the...

Nope, both Chris and myself are on 2pc with the Aerostar yoke.

Interesting that things got worse, could be the center bearing. VERY interesting on the runout. Makes me want to pull mine apart...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By gsellstr
Hmm, I wonder if the chip didn't seat fully...

Hmm, I wonder if the chip didn't seat fully perhaps? Strange either way though. At least you got it back home so you can diagnose a little more.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By gsellstr
That's strange as hell, those EZK's are usually...

That's strange as hell, those EZK's are usually pretty solid. Is that the EZK from Ryan, or your original one?
Forum: showroom 08-25-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
lol Shouldn't be an issue with synthetic...

lol

Shouldn't be an issue with synthetic fluid. I use ATE stuff, a bit better quality than the Prestone, but I tend to flog mine and heat the brakes up from time to time. I'd go DOT4 though unless...
Forum: showroom 08-25-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 31,114
Posted By gsellstr
I've used Redline in them a few times with no...

I've used Redline in them a few times with no issues at all. Also ran a snug fitting drill bit by hand thru the guides followed by a wire wheel on the dremel to clean out the rust before greasing,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,690
Posted By gsellstr
yet...

yet...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,690
Posted By gsellstr
By the time your done Doug, you'll be cheaper...

By the time your done Doug, you'll be cheaper just driving up to pick up your pile. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,975
Posted By gsellstr
Ahh, that makes sense. Yeah, I was wondering on...

Ahh, that makes sense. Yeah, I was wondering on the truck shifter vs. remote shifter.

That means you have an early car, so I gotta be sure it's mentioned that the early cars have a narrower tunnel...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,975
Posted By gsellstr
Why the S10 tailshaft housing? Are you running a...

Why the S10 tailshaft housing? Are you running a toploader or the normal 73+ short shifter location?
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