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Forum: showroom 10-21-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By MikeSr.
Awesome! Looks like fun.

Awesome! Looks like fun.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 131,968
Posted By MikeSr.
I replaced my Hummer H3 pan with PMMS pan-2”...

I replaced my Hummer H3 pan with PMMS pan-2” shorter- now higher than the crossmember. Gotta use F- body dipstick.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a mild steel exhaust flange if you need it

I have a mild steel exhaust flange if you need it
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,579
Posted By MikeSr.
I shipped a bunch of flathoods years ago on...

I shipped a bunch of flathoods years ago on Greyhound bus. Just have to send and receive at the nearest station.
Forum: showroom 09-30-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,404
Posted By MikeSr.
What a great group-really enjoyed seeing everyone...

What a great group-really enjoyed seeing everyone again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By MikeSr.
check bulb out relay

check bulb out relay
Forum: events 09-19-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 30,007
Posted By MikeSr.
ATL crew back together!

ATL crew back together!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 172,645
Posted By MikeSr.
Hey, Tom- I have a ZF rack from a Bertone with...

Hey, Tom- I have a ZF rack from a Bertone with new boots. $100 if you wanna zip down here and get it. Pm if interested.
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 30,007
Posted By MikeSr.
Iíll take one honey unit.

Iíll take one honey unit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By MikeSr.
So, after running this for a while, I pulled the...

So, after running this for a while, I pulled the T56 for a rebuild and the rear axle backlash is a little loose. I will try to move some shims and actually measure the backlash when I do. No...
Forum: events 09-03-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 30,007
Posted By MikeSr.
$$ sent. Thanks!

$$ sent. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,578
Posted By MikeSr.
Check the ground wires on the intake manifold.

Check the ground wires on the intake manifold.
Forum: events 08-12-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 30,007
Posted By MikeSr.
On a related note- Clutch and Dropkick Murphys...

On a related note- Clutch and Dropkick Murphys are in Charlotte on Wed the 25th- I might catch them on the way up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By MikeSr.
reset it and examine the wires.

reset it and examine the wires.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,954
Posted By MikeSr.
I didn't pay attention to the amount of preload. ...

I didn't pay attention to the amount of preload. I used the small helper springs and adjusted the ride height to where I wanted it. Ride is firm, but not harsh. I had it lower, but raised it a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,954
Posted By MikeSr.
I have to give BNE credit for the coilover setup....

I have to give BNE credit for the coilover setup. He cut and rethreaded my front strut tubes. If anybody is thinking about front coilovers, this is the way to go. No warping of the tubes from...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,954
Posted By MikeSr.
Here is my stance with the setup mentioned above.

Here is my stance with the setup mentioned above.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,954
Posted By MikeSr.
I have 250 lb. 8” coilover springs in the front ...

I have 250 lb. 8” coilover springs in the front with a little Eibach flat spring to keep them tensioned at full extension. I have an aluminum block 5.3 with a T56. I am happy with the ride and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,867
Posted By MikeSr.
I often wonder why people donít adapt the GM ...

I often wonder why people donít adapt the GM Super T-10, like from mid- Ď80ís Corvettes. Close ratios and 1st gear as high as 2.20:1. Very sturdy with removable bellhousing, so should be easy to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,122
Posted By MikeSr.
Donít bother removing the balance shafts- just...

Donít bother removing the balance shafts- just cut the belt and win. You will notice no difference.
The main reason to do this is that when it breaks, it takes out the cam belt and bends the valves....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By MikeSr.
Those clamps are hard to secure without the right...

Those clamps are hard to secure without the right tool, which is expensive. I used a tile nipper which works perfectly for $5.00
Forum: events 07-07-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 30,007
Posted By MikeSr.
Food kitty

$$ sent
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By MikeSr.
Make sure you pull all the plugs before the test....

Make sure you pull all the plugs before the test. Block the throttle open. Also, put a charger on the battery for the test. It’s common to see the last cylinders down on compression as the battery...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By MikeSr.
No worries!

No worries!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By MikeSr.
While I respect everyone who can sort out all the...

While I respect everyone who can sort out all the problems with Megasquirt, wiring,etc. or HPTuners and I could do it myself, too- I donít want to. The Holley is very straightforward and self tuning,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By MikeSr.
I shopped around and found a Jegís $75 off deal....

I shopped around and found a Jegís $75 off deal. $925 plus tax with free shipping. Megasquirt dealers are going to have to lower their prices or go out of business.
I really like that it has wbo2,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By MikeSr.
T56

T56
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By MikeSr.
Will do. A great value for the quality.

Will do. A great value for the quality.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,894
Posted By MikeSr.
So easy, even I could do it, LOL. You would...

So easy, even I could do it, LOL.
You would like it.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By MikeSr.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=263...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=263411
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By MikeSr.
Holley Terminator X (GM 5.3)

Ok, so I got one. Installation was easy. Fired right up and idled smoothly. Very happy with the quality of the harness. Self tuning. Drove it around while it learned. Seems to be smoother at idle and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,894
Posted By MikeSr.
Holley switchover

Ok, so I bought a Holley Terminator X system. Removed the MS2 and MSD 6012 and PLX wideband.
Plugged in the harness, ran power, ground and switched power. Holley comes with a Wideband. Cranked right...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 184,593
Posted By MikeSr.
LS engines run hot *-210*+ is normal. They handle...

LS engines run hot *-210*+ is normal. They handle it well, and the aluminum blocks cool even better. You need to have a bypass in the heater circuit. When the Volvo heater control is off, there is no...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By MikeSr.
I used the corvette fuel filter/regulator and a...

I used the corvette fuel filter/regulator and a walbro 255 in the tank. 58 psi and returnless system. I placed it in the housing for the main 240 pump. Short supply and return hoses and one fuel feed...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 184,593
Posted By MikeSr.
What broke?

What broke?
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 37,538
Posted By MikeSr.
Yeah- I have an MS3 with harness. That Holley...

Yeah- I have an MS3 with harness. That Holley looks like a great deal.
Good to see you again- you have a nice family.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 37,538
Posted By MikeSr.
That blue 242 Turbo was not mine- but it looks...

That blue 242 Turbo was not mine- but it looks like mine.
Nice to see old friends- thanks to Kenny and Sam, Wren for cooking(Love the tots!)

Had a good trip home and my car dies in the driveway...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By MikeSr.
I can confirm the truck intake did not fit under...

I can confirm the truck intake did not fit under the flathood on my 242. I had to use a Corvette LS1 intake
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By MikeSr.
Look at the harness where it goes under the crank...

Look at the harness where it goes under the crank pulley- frequently has problems there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By MikeSr.
Turbo?

Turbo?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By MikeSr.
I had a wheel stud hitting from not seating-...

I had a wheel stud hitting from not seating- thought it was the diff at first.
Forum: article composition 03-20-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 304,291
Posted By MikeSr.
That’s what I have in the LS V8!

That’s what I have in the LS V8!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By MikeSr.
You let the magic out

You let the magic out
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,872
Posted By MikeSr.
Glad to see the Banana Boat running again.

Glad to see the Banana Boat running again.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By MikeSr.
T56 6th w/3.73

T56 6th w/3.73
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,894
Posted By MikeSr.
There’s a lot of you in that car, buddy.

There’s a lot of you in that car, buddy.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,208
Posted By MikeSr.
500Dollar Matt had a 740 16v Turbo with a nice...

500Dollar Matt had a 740 16v Turbo with a nice solid shifter that had been relocated- maybe a BNE one-off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,110
Posted By MikeSr.
Never seen a Volvo alternator put out 14.5V....

Never seen a Volvo alternator put out 14.5V. 13.5-13.8 with no load. And my Denso 100 amp alternator works very well- pulled from a junkyard years ago- a nice upgrade.
You should have a ground from...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,894
Posted By MikeSr.
QTP oval cutouts...

QTP oval cutouts...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,736
Posted By MikeSr.
Or, you could source some 16v pistons and swap...

Or, you could source some 16v pistons and swap them in.
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