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Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 09:31 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
At least you get the idea of what it'll look like...

At least you get the idea of what it'll look like WITHOUT having to build it. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 04:17 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/v8-90-deg...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/v8-90-degree-240-heater-core-firewall-port-303-stainless-steel-1975-1993-240
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 12:35 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
You remember he lives in Santa Cruz, not...

You remember he lives in Santa Cruz, not Portland, right? lol

But yeah, valid point if he drives somewhere cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 352,043
Posted By gsellstr
Just got word it sounds like the late 140's will...

Just got word it sounds like the late 140's will take the 240 heater box as well. Figures, since Ryan tossed his old ones. lol

If I go that route, I will have to see if the heater valve I got...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 352,043
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, we'll see about that. I can't find the...

Yeah, we'll see about that. I can't find the stupid heater hoses, gotta just bypass them at this point since the firewall plate is different than a 240 and NLA, and mine's rusted. At least that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 01:24 PM
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Views: 352,043
Posted By gsellstr
Looks nice Tyler! Makes my dinky fuel rail...

Looks nice Tyler!

Makes my dinky fuel rail project seem like childs play. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Scotty, give those guys a buzz, they...

I'm with Scotty, give those guys a buzz, they probably have them on the shelf or can make em cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By gsellstr
Yes, that is the same bearing I used. I very...

Yes, that is the same bearing I used. I very carefully notched mine with a cutoff wheel and dremel, worked pretty well. The tolerance after install was a little tighter than the bearing with miles on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By gsellstr
Actually, the bearing I used didn't require any...

Actually, the bearing I used didn't require any changes other than cutting the slot in it.

I just checked the drawer, I still have 2 of the original bearings (used) and a second one I bought as a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By gsellstr
Thanks Ian, saved me digging for that link. ...

Thanks Ian, saved me digging for that link.

The OE bearing has been NLA for some time. I ended up getting an aftermarket bearing, sealing it up tight, and carefully grinding the grooves into it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By gsellstr
I'd even throw an AEM in there for a budget pump...

I'd even throw an AEM in there for a budget pump that's decent, as long as you get a legit one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, what ^^^^ said. Delco also claims to be...

Yeah, what ^^^^ said. Delco also claims to be quality, had 2 different experiences with them before I said never again.

Get a Bosch.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 45,412
Posted By gsellstr
I have a couple pics from our trip last year if...

I have a couple pics from our trip last year if you want Aris, they should be in the shared folder.

Nice update!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,470
Posted By gsellstr
Dyno'd at 275whp on an HE351 at 18psi and #65's....

Dyno'd at 275whp on an HE351 at 18psi and #65's. Swapped that out for #80's, GT2871RS, a better tune and 20psi, on E85.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By gsellstr
There are 2 different styles of clips for the 2.4...

There are 2 different styles of clips for the 2.4 cars. There's an early style, roughly 1/2" wide, and a late style, much thinner, 1/4-3/8". You'll need to look at the rail, see which style rail your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, that would help. lol Once I get some...

Yeah, that would help. lol

Once I get some run time on the current tune and prove out this is better, I'm definitely down to throw it on yours, should help with that stall I hope. That's been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By gsellstr
Actually, that stumble is tune related, that's...

Actually, that stumble is tune related, that's one thing I've had a hell of a time dialing out, think I'm possibly making progress finally. Made some tune changes, once I confirm they are good, if...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 198,990
Posted By gsellstr
Nicely done man!

Nicely done man!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By gsellstr
Yes, you will. The 7/9 solid axle setup will get...

Yes, you will. The 7/9 solid axle setup will get bent when you start stepping up the power.

I boxed my own subframe years ago before the plates were available, definitely keeps things straight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,999
Posted By gsellstr
FWIW I have been running Earls 1/2" on mine for...

FWIW I have been running Earls 1/2" on mine for several years, GOOD clamps on it though, and I'm running a single in-tank pump setup so that hose will see as much as 70psi under boost. Had a clamp...
Forum: showroom 05-05-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By gsellstr
I got one of those invites to review as well,...

I got one of those invites to review as well, nothing I'm building anytime soon that I can use their stuff in unfortunately.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By gsellstr
Here's 1031 numbers as well: ...

Here's 1031 numbers as well:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=189043
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By gsellstr
Doesn't really matter what the face of the piston...

Doesn't really matter what the face of the piston looks like, 2 of 3 should have helper springs on the valve body side, like in the second pic, one does not. You still need to pull all 3 pistons out,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By gsellstr
We need to see what you're seeing. The first pic...

We need to see what you're seeing. The first pic looks normal, the last pic looks normal, but what you're describing makes no sense.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By gsellstr
The stems are not chromed, tips are not hardened....

The stems are not chromed, tips are not hardened. No significant wear on mine at 50-60k, with upgraded springs running #95 seat pressure as well. These aren't the normal cheapo valves either.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By gsellstr
Having run bronze guides in mine, at roughly...

Having run bronze guides in mine, at roughly 50-60k miles on the stainless and inconel setup you bought, the guides had no issues, valves showed normal signs of miles. Yes, I would run bronze guides...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By gsellstr
Been around for a long damn time, known company.

Been around for a long damn time, known company.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By gsellstr
Stock accessory bracket is fine, been running...

Stock accessory bracket is fine, been running that way for ages. You will need a different coil wire as the 240 cap has a different terminal than the 7/9 cap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By gsellstr
Should be fine. Paging culberro....

Should be fine.

Paging culberro....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By gsellstr
Never seen a magnet stick to bronze myself, also...

Never seen a magnet stick to bronze myself, also those look like iron. Perhaps do a scratch test to confirm they aren't just painted, but I'd suspect they aren't bronze.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,384
Posted By gsellstr
I've actually got a fuel rail project sitting on...

I've actually got a fuel rail project sitting on the bench right now, new custom rail, K-jet bosses rather than d-jet since they have the screw holes to use for holding the rail down, and some...
Forum: events 04-13-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,464
Posted By gsellstr
Please do keep us in the loop on a date if you...

Please do keep us in the loop on a date if you hear it. If we are able to pull off Davis it would be smart to coordinate around IPD as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, the Moates setup works quite well. You need...

Yup, the Moates setup works quite well. You need an Ostrich for real=time tuning, then a chip burner if you want to make the tune permanent. You can also only tune fuel or spark at the same time...
Forum: events 04-11-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,720
Posted By gsellstr
No

No
Forum: events 04-10-2020, 07:44 PM
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Views: 5,720
Posted By gsellstr
Jerk. Apparently my pic didn't make it, but...

Jerk.

Apparently my pic didn't make it, but eh, whatever, means you guys don't get to see it. :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,384
Posted By gsellstr
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=257...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=257268
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-10-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,236,452
Posted By gsellstr
The stock map is VERY rich on the higher load...

The stock map is VERY rich on the higher load bins. I had to trim it almost 50% in the 'on boost' load rows when I scaled the injectors.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,384
Posted By gsellstr
^^^^ is where I was gonna go as well, works just...

^^^^ is where I was gonna go as well, works just fine without the need for crazy stuff. The trigger angle is designed for exactly what you're trying to do.

For the direct coil fire, I've been...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-09-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,236,452
Posted By gsellstr
Ok, lets see if that worked... Should have...

Ok, lets see if that worked...

Should have the checksum file attached here.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-06-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,236,452
Posted By gsellstr
If you mean Lambda control, I have it enabled,...

If you mean Lambda control, I have it enabled, but I also have it disabled over 5k and over about 2-3psi, so it's only really doing normal cruise areas.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By gsellstr
Something else I forgot about as well. On the...

Something else I forgot about as well. On the airdam I actually used a cut down S40 grille to offer up some protection to the cooler and for aesthetics, but it also helped with cooling. On the S40...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,781
Posted By gsellstr
What ^^^^ said.

What ^^^^ said.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-06-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,236,452
Posted By gsellstr
I set IC4 to get a decent idle then modified the...

I set IC4 to get a decent idle then modified the fuel table around that. I also set the parameters so LH ignores lambda at around 2-3psi so I can dial in the fuel table around it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By gsellstr
When I swapped to the RX7 cooler several years...

When I swapped to the RX7 cooler several years back I played around with about a dozen different placements and ducting setups. Mine is attached via brackets behind the bumper, down in the lower...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-05-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,236,452
Posted By gsellstr
I think the 1650 is too low. I'm running #80...

I think the 1650 is too low. I'm running #80 injectors and have the constant up around 1850. With my #65 I had it up around 2100, and I left constant 1 alone.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,781
Posted By gsellstr
Don't swap a 72L in, stay with a 71 or 71L. ...

Don't swap a 72L in, stay with a 71 or 71L.

Personally, I have no issues with a 71L on my wagon.

Yes, the accumulator mod will work on the 72L as well.

If you are careful, you don't need a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By gsellstr
Depends which version you buy. The cheap one...

Depends which version you buy. The cheap one doesn't, the nicer one does.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By gsellstr
You aren't likely to see much voltage unless...

You aren't likely to see much voltage unless you're looking at a scope with the engine running. The nominal voltage when the engine is running is around 30-40mv, with a good spike seeing maybe as...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By gsellstr
So...his pics of the redblock scraper are...

So...his pics of the redblock scraper are actually from my build. Keep in mind you've got a limit of .010" on crank end play assuming nothing fails. On top of that plan for a little expansion as...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,394
Posted By gsellstr
Just getting back on here, went offline for the...

Just getting back on here, went offline for the weekend.

A faulty MSD does sound plausible. My experiences with them were good, though I did end up finding the MSD was actually causing issues on...
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