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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 08:48 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By VB242
I was, before I got the dished pistons, but I...

I was, before I got the dished pistons, but I couldn't keep the coolant out of the oil. It ran well, similar to how it runs now just kept getting the milkshake.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
Unsure of your question, I now has B23ET pistons...

Unsure of your question, I now has B23ET pistons and RSI rods and my man took some meat out around the over size intake valves. I did not CC the head, but it was an uncut jy 530, so I was running a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By VB242
Pretty sure my adapter plate is made out of steel.

Pretty sure my adapter plate is made out of steel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
First autocross of the year, this was the last...

First autocross of the year, this was the last run, if I hadn't biffed at the last sweeper it would have been my best. I got all the way home and blew the head gasket 1 light from my neighborhood,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By VB242
Sorry I was thinking the pierburg blow off valve,...

Sorry I was thinking the pierburg blow off valve, still no help here.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By VB242
I don't understand what you're trying to do. The...

I don't understand what you're trying to do. The TCV is just supposed to vent boost when you close the throttle. It should have it's own unobstructed separate vacuum line to the intake manifold. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By VB242
B21 and B23 use the same crank gear setup, I just...

B21 and B23 use the same crank gear setup, I just took one off a B21 and put it on my B23 last week.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 341,845
Posted By VB242
Nuts for motor mount studs under the car - 10x 1.5

Nuts for motor mount studs under the car - 10x 1.5
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By VB242
I don't think I need more than 43 degrees of...

I don't think I need more than 43 degrees of advance
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By VB242
It seems fine now, what a difference a little...

It seems fine now, what a difference a little timing makes.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By VB242
That would explain a few things, yes the datalog...

That would explain a few things, yes the datalog shows a max of 10 degrees. I guess I'll have to figure something else out.

Edit: I hadn't changed the the setting on the ignition setup from fixed...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By VB242
So to answer my own question, it seemed happier...

So to answer my own question, it seemed happier this morning at 43.4, I did not have time to throw the timing light on it but it was set at 20 degrees last night before I changed the trigger angle...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,836
Posted By VB242
There are a lot more wheel choices for 5x4.5

There are a lot more wheel choices for 5x4.5
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-30-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By VB242
Trigger offset angle microsquirt

So I can't get the timing set by moving the distributor, or by pulling the distributor out and changing the tooth either. I'm guessing it's a tooth off on the belt. I'm using a lh2.2 distributor...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,836
Posted By VB242
Pretty sure crown Vic is 5x 4.5

Pretty sure crown Vic is 5x 4.5
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,836
Posted By VB242
Explorer or mustang wheels, maybe crown Vic?

Explorer or mustang wheels, maybe crown Vic?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
You are correct sir! Not even sure how I did it...

You are correct sir! Not even sure how I did it but the plan is to tap for 1/8" NPT and screw in a hose nipple. $1.58 hopefully instead of $161.00. I ran it about 15 mins, couldn't see the timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
It's alive, BUT, what's broken in this picture?...

It's alive, BUT, what's broken in this picture?...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
Thanks, this one is a transplant from a 940, I'm...

Thanks, this one is a transplant from a 940, I'm using the water cooled oil cooler instead of the air cooled. I just welded a tab on the other side. I welded up the holes and painted it. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vdFaZva5Lgo" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
It's back in the car and full of coolant and oil,...

It's back in the car and full of coolant and oil, fingers crossed I'll be driving it tomorrow once I put the rest of it back together. Slam panel, hood latch, motor mount nuts, down pipe, trans...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By VB242
You'll need a T5 with the Ford input shaft...

You'll need a T5 with the Ford input shaft ,either an M46 or M47 bell housing, and adapter plate and throw out bearing from yoshifab or kaplehenke, a clutch package from yoshifab or Southbend, a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,014
Posted By VB242
My first Google can't up with this article on...

My first Google can't up with this article on inertia, the 608g pistons in my build add up to 2986lbs on the exhaust up stroke at 6250 RPMs, I don't think I'll be running the engine past that after...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By VB242
I was remembering a different thread, there's...

I was remembering a different thread, there's more in these ones about running extra lines from the head to the upper radiator hose. I went ahead put two 1/8" holes in it. I've done it in the past...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By VB242
Drill the steam holes, yes or no?

I can't find the thread but there used to be one on drilling the 2 small holes to match the head gasket behind #4 piston, does anyone remember this and what's the theory behind it?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By VB242
People obsess over those squirters, I ran a B21+T...

People obsess over those squirters, I ran a B21+T for 4 years without squirters at 25psi at the end of it's life. If the DW in tank fuel pump hadn't failed I'd still be running that motor. IPD cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
Where does Poland keep it's armies? ...

Where does Poland keep it's armies?








Up is sleevies
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By VB242
When I worked at a quick oil change place in HS,...

When I worked at a quick oil change place in HS, this guy had us drain the oil and fill his F100 up with kerosene and run it for 5 mins then change the oil. I don't know if it helped, I was just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,911
Posted By VB242
Can't you pry out with a small flat head...

Can't you pry out with a small flat head screwdriver to put tension on the nut, then zip it in with battery powered driver?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,697
Posted By VB242
Sounds good, needs more turbo though.

Sounds good, needs more turbo though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By VB242
There are some under the kick panels on both...

There are some under the kick panels on both sides I believe. It's the plastic panel under the dash, in front of the doors by your feet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By VB242
I've also cut the brake line flush and...

I've also cut the brake line flush and tapped/hammered a 6pt socket on the recalcitrant fitting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By VB242
There might not be anything wrong with your...

There might not be anything wrong with your cluster, you need to check the grounds under the kick panels.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By VB242
I have that goofy B23 fuel rail, pm me if you...

I have that goofy B23 fuel rail, pm me if you want it, takes a different FPR, I think I still have that too. I think it's 2.5 bar. I've also run the B21 intake with EFI injectors in the K Jet holes...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By VB242
Conflicting knowitalledness would be my guess.

Conflicting knowitalledness would be my guess.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By VB242
What a rip-off I paid. $116.00 shipped

What a rip-off I paid. $116.00 shipped
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,720
Posted By VB242
I have an eBay catch can that I've been using for...

I have an eBay catch can that I've been using for a few years, previously just vented from the valve cover only on a B21. I now have a B23 with the black plastic flame trap on the block, which I will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,649
Posted By VB242
I've been running a 100amp ND for years on my...

I've been running a 100amp ND for years on my 1980 242.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-07-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,912
Posted By VB242
My MAP sensor is inside the cabin close to the...

My MAP sensor is inside the cabin close to the Microsquirt. It seemed too fragile to leave in the engine compartment to me. I don't have anything to compare it to but the car drives fine when it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By VB242
I've broken 3 with turbo redblocks with a lot...

I've broken 3 with turbo redblocks with a lot less power that that but I was ****ing around. Once in light gravel on the pavement to pavement, broke the pinion gear, once getting off of a shoulder,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By VB242
https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1988,740...

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1988,740,2.3l+l4+turbocharged,1288379,body,lift+support,1404
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By VB242
I used to do this until I broke a cam shaft...

I used to do this until I broke a cam shaft pulley bolt off inside on the first ugga.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By VB242
I just measured a B23 M rod with my harbor...

I just measured a B23 M rod with my harbor freight digital calipers 29.8 small end 29.7 big end, definitely crank steered. B21 M rod measures 29.77 on both ends, they appear identical, I would...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By VB242
I've used a small pipe wrench between the lobes...

I've used a small pipe wrench between the lobes on the cam shaft. I have some HF oil filter vise grips that I use on the auxillary shaft and I use the rope trick for the crank sprocket and flywheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,923
Posted By VB242
You' made my day, thank you

You' made my day, thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By VB242
I've offered to give him a known good used one,...

I've offered to give him a known good used one, just have to figure out how to get it to him without pretzling it up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,649
Posted By VB242
It means the battery cable and the alternator...

It means the battery cable and the alternator cable are connected to the same post on the starter, that's normal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,649
Posted By VB242
The diode can be bad but the alternator can still...

The diode can be bad but the alternator can still charge.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By VB242
I just took that line off my 1980, it's in good...

I just took that line off my 1980, it's in good shape. Not sure how I'd get it to you though. I upgraded to 3/8". PM me and maybe we can figure something out.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,721
Posted By VB242
I dropped it off this morning, will get it back...

I dropped it off this morning, will get it back sometime next week. I let the machine shop order the liner, $150.00 installed.
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