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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:35 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Is it possible the engine is moving around enough...

Is it possible the engine is moving around enough under accel/decel to contact something or move something else around?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 07:30 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
The “splash pan” creates an area of low pressure...

The “splash pan” creates an area of low pressure behind/below the radiator which improves draw across the rad at speed. Wasn't talking about the OEM air dam. I use an 850 air dam which is mounted a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 12:33 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
If it’s been removed, adding back the plastic...

If it’s been removed, adding back the plastic splash shield aids flow across the rad at speed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By M.H. Yount
Thx guys. Ended up going with an ebay/Estinia...

Thx guys. Ended up going with an ebay/Estinia made light. IPD seemed very uncertain as to when (if?) they could get one. Funny how that often goes with the best price. I’ll try paintscratch.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Hutch -...

Hutch - https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/copy-of-240-volvo-lsx-motor-mounts
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2019, 10:27 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
This works with my E38 ECU for tach. ...

This works with my E38 ECU for tach.

http://i.imgur.com/X2tAixY.jpg (https://imgur.com/X2tAixY)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 08:52 AM
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Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
He replaced the front with Delrin - perhaps move...

He replaced the front with Delrin - perhaps move to Delrin on the rear bush as well?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 02:55 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
As the saying goes - first tighten the nut behind...

As the saying goes - first tighten the nut behind the wheel. I’ve been to 5 schools over the decades - learn something new every time. Definition of “straightaway”?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By M.H. Yount
Just have use a 12v tie w/1000 ohm resistor to...

Just have use a 12v tie w/1000 ohm resistor to allow my 5V tach signal from ecu to be interpreted by tach expecting a 12V signal.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By M.H. Yount
That and getting the tach working - took a bit of...

That and getting the tach working - took a bit of head scratching, but they both work as they should. Oh - hooked up the Lamda Sond light to the CEL on the GM ecu. That and the alt light required...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By M.H. Yount
All Volvo engine harness and ecu gone on mine. ...

All Volvo engine harness and ecu gone on mine. Ran new wires for gauges, oil pressure light, starting circuit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By M.H. Yount
Of Tail lights and touch up paint

Gonna have to replace a tail light assembly -- 6 panel, 240 sedan unit. I bought 2 new ones (L&R) from IPD 6-8 years ago. I'd like to go back to them, but the website shows the right side (the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 146,160
Posted By M.H. Yount
Based on this post, I'd say you're all in on...

Based on this post, I'd say you're all in on picture puzzles Tom. :) In a world of multiple options for GPS driven speedos, no cable connection is no big deal.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By M.H. Yount
See if Scott will at least give you the...

See if Scott will at least give you the dimensions/model # of what's in there -- then you can shop around on your own for replacements. I made my mounts out of the rear upper torque arms - and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 120
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Posted By M.H. Yount
....uphill, one-way...”

....uphill, one-way...”
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 120
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Around town weight impacts mileage more, not so...

Around town weight impacts mileage more, not so much on the highway. Except for that trip where you’re moving from Houston to Denver.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 120
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Posted By M.H. Yount
AND -- while the longer rear gear will aid the...

AND -- while the longer rear gear will aid the highway mileage with a big, lazy torque monster, the shorter gear will help in town mileage a bit. So, it's a bit of give and take. Even with the long...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 120
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Posted By M.H. Yount
My last around town tank was 20.1 — consistently...

My last around town tank was 20.1 — consistently 19-20 mpg around Charlotte. Mid-high twenties on the highway. About the same mileage as the stock 2.1 got. All stock LS3/stock ecu. 3.55’s, 2100...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By M.H. Yount
Can barely hear the Deatschwerks 300 unit in mine...

Can barely hear the Deatschwerks 300 unit in mine prime; can't hear it at all when the car is running. OEM/quiet mufflers on mine - it's quiet.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,999
Posted By M.H. Yount
Run the calcs....they'll help you decide what you...

Run the calcs....they'll help you decide what you want to do. You'll need to know the OD gear ratio in the tranny. If you switch to the Ford 8.8" -- a 'higher' 3.27 and 3.08 is available. Your...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
Spent a lot of time talking with the folks at...

Spent a lot of time talking with the folks at Turn One when I set up the pump arrangement in mine -- methinks they know what they're talking about.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
Brand new car - typical working out of the bugs. ...

Brand new car - typical working out of the bugs. You came home safe. That’s the big win.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 12:12 AM
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Views: 485
Posted By M.H. Yount
1300, 1310, whatever it takes.

1300, 1310, whatever it takes.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2019, 08:20 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
I'd be surprised if they're not all Dana-Spicer...

I'd be surprised if they're not all Dana-Spicer 1310's....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2019, 09:28 AM
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Views: 146,160
Posted By M.H. Yount
If you're not sure of condition or this is the...

If you're not sure of condition or this is the first one you've ever rebuilt Tom, then I think the calculus on this is pretty straightforward. How much do you relish the possibility of having to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 100,801
Posted By M.H. Yount
We were mid 90's today and didn't even have to...

We were mid 90's today and didn't even have to put the a/c on 'high'.....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2019, 01:46 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
What’s the difference between the two trannies?

What’s the difference between the two trannies?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2019, 04:31 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
3-9pm - Pacific Raceways, Kent

3-9pm - Pacific Raceways, Kent
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Actually, I think a NASA rocket scientist (Steve...

Actually, I think a NASA rocket scientist (Steve Papell) gets the nod for the first ferrofluids -- and everyone else took it from there.


3rd mount up top Dave -- draw it up and get somebody...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By M.H. Yount
^^^^ This step before removing/replacing the...

^^^^ This step before removing/replacing the wheel. Put the piece of tape at "noon" on the steering wheel with the car pointing straight ahead. If you have the same number of turns left and right -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hard to say - do you know for certain that they...

Hard to say - do you know for certain that they centered the rack before they set the toe? If so, and if you can assure you have the car pointed ‘straight’ - then taking the wheel off and replacing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By M.H. Yount
When I put a new rack in mine - 1) center the...

When I put a new rack in mine - 1) center the rack; 2) remove/replace steering wheel so it's centered; 3) set toe with the steering wheel locked into center position. This will allow equal amounts...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 02:17 PM
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Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
I deal with a more severe set of ambient...

I deal with a more severe set of ambient conditions down here (plus A/C) -- not an issue at all on mine. Who knows....

edit - 'Course, I'm not trying to get it down to 170F either -- same issue...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 01:44 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Did the crank pulley get changed or size altered...

Did the crank pulley get changed or size altered as part of fitting up the belt drive for the charger?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 10:39 AM
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Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well - since you asked for spring/suspension...

Well - since you asked for spring/suspension 'guidance' -- rule number one when I was racing was 'only change one thing at a time'. I'd do the alignment and see how it works before swapping the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 06:11 AM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
None of this should be in play at all for the...

None of this should be in play at all for the temp issues he's seeing under cruise or at the track when there should be plenty of airflow to across the rad to have the t'stat alone controlling temps...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 10:44 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Put 'em in a pan on the cook top with a...

Put 'em in a pan on the cook top with a thermometer Sean -- check and see what you've got before you put it in -- they're bad right out of the box from time to time....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 10:42 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 05:51 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Absolutely ^^^ 215-220F won't hurt a thing on the...

Absolutely ^^^ 215-220F won't hurt a thing on the OEM stuff - in fact many of the factory fan settings allow them to run in the 230F-240F range frequently. Suspect with boost and mild ambients...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 02:04 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
I’d align with more neg camber first, then rear...

I’d align with more neg camber first, then rear springs, then front bar.

No question Sean - if operating temps are more than about 10F higher than your inlet-located t'stat temp, then t’stat is...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 07:17 AM
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Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
Nice work Sean -- and the article/shoot really...

Nice work Sean -- and the article/shoot really seals the deal!

I'd think with a bigger front bar AND softer rear springs, you're gonna see a good bit more push in the front. But more negative...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 219
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Glad you have a good time Brad! And some...

Glad you have a good time Brad! And some "adventure" points.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By M.H. Yount
^^This.^^ My older brother's been in the...

^^This.^^

My older brother's been in the business for 40+ years - still successfully runs a small, independent shop. The stories of damage done by "renowned" tire shops are almost unbelievable. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By M.H. Yount
Most of the motors I've seen have back pressure...

Most of the motors I've seen have back pressure regulators - so there's a return line from the reg. The issue is simply where is the regulator located. If it's on the fuel rail - then you have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well, other than the t'stat - falls into the 8...

Well, other than the t'stat - falls into the 8 year old/110k trouble-free miles 'so far so good' category. But - here, we're just talking about umph on the bottom, not reliability....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
And those are the gasoline turbos -- if you like...

And those are the gasoline turbos -- if you like that, drive one of their turbo-diesels. Helped a buddy do a water pump/t'stat replacement on his 3.0L X5 turbo-diesel. Man, that baby's got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By M.H. Yount
From TB's own cleanflametrap (Art Bernstein) on...

From TB's own cleanflametrap (Art Bernstein) on brickboard -- "I left one of mine dangle from its wiring for 3 months of summer while driving around with a spare in the cubby. Mostly I wanted to see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
My version of the sage counsel above -- no good...

My version of the sage counsel above -- no good ever comes from adding up everything you have in the car. Plausible deniability.

As expected Tom -- you get to the bottom of things. Mechanically...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,292
Posted By M.H. Yount
-10AN lines to/from the cooler on the LS3 on...

-10AN lines to/from the cooler on the LS3 on mine. Cold start - 65 psig; At 210F oil temp, 35 psig at 675 rpm idle and it goes up from there with rpm. It does take a breath longer for the pressure...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 117,838
Posted By M.H. Yount
With Delrin, you can pretty much set it exactly...

With Delrin, you can pretty much set it exactly where you want it without allowing for any deflection.
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