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Forum: performance & suspension 07-03-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,322
Posted By TR Conn
Switch on the ignition and use a remote start...

Switch on the ignition and use a remote start switch.
I had to install a start button since the ignition switch wiring was different.
Worth a try...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-14-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By TR Conn
I used the drive shaft from a Lincoln LSX. It...

I used the drive shaft from a Lincoln LSX.
It has a dual cardin joint. 45 thousand miles and no vibration or problems.

Here is the thread on Brickboard....
Forum: showroom 03-09-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By TR Conn
Something New Has Been Added!

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/IMG_5261_zpseu2kvn0x.jpg (http://s261.photobucket.com/user/trconn/media/Turbobricks%20photos/IMG_5261_zpseu2kvn0x.jpg.html)

I...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By TR Conn
Well, I'm hoping since this is a Clutchnet stage...

Well, I'm hoping since this is a Clutchnet stage 3 with a kevlar disk it will be a bit more robust than stock.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By TR Conn
Whew! Thanks, the answer I was hoping for. ...

Whew!
Thanks, the answer I was hoping for.
Driving up the Grapevine with a slipping clutch just couldn't be good.

For those who aren't familiar, the Grapevine over Tejon pass is 5 miles with a...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By TR Conn
OK, Full disclosure here: I have just...

OK,
Full disclosure here:
I have just finished installing a B230ft into my 122s. It runs LH 2.4. It has a dog dish flywheel and a stock (probably NA) clutch. Well as soon as the turbo starts to...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By TR Conn
Never the less, the disks are not interchangeable...

Never the less, the disks are not interchangeable or else we would just be using them for the T5 conversions.

Still: Will the pressure plate work?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By TR Conn
No one tried this? I really don't want to pull...

No one tried this?
I really don't want to pull the trans, install parts and then have to do it all over again if it won't work.
I'm working against a deadline since this is the car I'm planning to...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-06-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By TR Conn
This will be going in front of a T5 transmission....

This will be going in front of a T5 transmission. At this point my interest is the pressure plate, not the disk.
I want to be sure the clearances and spacing for the throw out bearing and arm will...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-06-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By TR Conn
Pressure Plate interchange

I know it will bolt up, but will the pressure plate from a B18/B20 work properly in a B230?
Forum: performance & suspension 01-22-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,155
Posted By TR Conn
$20, Drill a hole, attach and you're done! ...

$20, Drill a hole, attach and you're done!
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/Turbo%20Drain_zpsbuvoyam2.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By TR Conn
[QUOTE=Distort;5052021]A little inspiration from...

[QUOTE=Distort;5052021]A little inspiration from the swede's

What manifold is that? My NA manifold exits at an angle toward the rear.
That one wouldn't fit by itself much less with the J pipe....
Forum: performance & suspension 12-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By TR Conn
The flange is on ebay...

The flange is on ebay...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-01-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By TR Conn
I hope so. If not something like this will...

I hope so.
If not something like this will raise it up enough.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-01-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By TR Conn
I hope so. If not something like this will...

I hope so.
If not something like this will raise it up enough.
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/t3spacer_zps31c1caeb.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-30-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By TR Conn
If I wanted to flip a manifold I would do it to...

If I wanted to flip a manifold I would do it to the OBX turbo manifold I picked up at Davis last year (cheap in all respects). I haven't heard much good about them, so I'm trying something a little...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-30-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By TR Conn
Luckily these folks are only about a half an hour...

Luckily these folks are only about a half an hour away. I'll go see if I can check them out this week.
I already have an adapter for the flange on the manifold. Only need to have the turbo ground...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By TR Conn
Turbo "Up-Pipe" idea (will it work?)

Will this work as an up pipe???
I have an Amazon with a B230F mounted at a slant. Runs great and I love it. BUT, Sitting my garage is B230FT which I want to install. I'm looking for an easy way to...
Forum: showroom 01-30-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By TR Conn
Funny video

Picked up this video link from BaT.
It was in one of the comments on a insanely priced 240

http://youtu.be/_nxMYiVdXD0
Forum: performance & suspension 01-29-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By TR Conn
ECU- Currently a 951 (N/A) I have two fans, a...

ECU- Currently a 951 (N/A)
I have two fans, a pusher and a puller, both on different sensors, set for different temperatures.
I'll be Installing a turbo this summer and have a 781 ECU I'll be...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-29-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By TR Conn
E-fan stumble

There have been several posts about this with the general consensus being "live with it".
My question is, will this thing work?

Reversible DC 10V-60V Motor Driver Speed ​​Control Governor Soft...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-01-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By TR Conn
I'm looking for the same thing, haven't had any...

I'm looking for the same thing, haven't had any luck so far.
If any one cares to machine a few flanges (in stainless) put me on the list for one.
I am going to build a 90 degree "up pipe" to...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By TR Conn
Ditch any plans for the M47. First, the gear...

Ditch any plans for the M47. First, the gear ratios are all wrong with your 4.10/4.56 rear end. Second, if you mount the engine upright the trans will be slanted at about 15 degrees.
You might look...
Forum: showroom 11-01-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 405,400
Posted By TR Conn
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Tur...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/VolvoBBQSet_zps2682ce53.jpg (http://s261.photobucket.com/user/trconn/media/Turbobricks%20photos/VolvoBBQSet_zps2682ce53.jpg.html)
...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-13-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,371
Posted By TR Conn
It's good that you have a donor car to work from....

It's good that you have a donor car to work from.
You will be surprised at how many parts are interchangeable with little or no modification.
I used the complete wiring harness from my donor car....
Forum: performance & suspension 09-11-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,371
Posted By TR Conn
Some problems and the way I solved them... ...

Some problems and the way I solved them...
First the clutch...
You can use a cable actuated clutch set up with a "Pull type" hydraulic slave cyl. I've been using it now for about 4 years, works...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By TR Conn
Well beyond my means

It may be a while before we Turbobrickers are twisting wrenches on one of these, but I am looking forward to the day....
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,890
Posted By TR Conn
Early Studebakers had Dana 27's with "anti-Spin"...

Early Studebakers had Dana 27's with "anti-Spin" and 10 splines. Unfortunately they had gear ratios that would tax a 4 cyl.
I was going to use one behind a M47 in my Amazon/B230 But 3.07:1 was way...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-17-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,614
Posted By TR Conn
In my 262C 5.0L I had a similar problem with the...

In my 262C 5.0L I had a similar problem with the clearance.
I installed the VSS in-line so I could run the cable driven speedo and still have the VSS input to the computer.
Here is a write up I did...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-04-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,269
Posted By TR Conn
Moving the pedals is an easy project. In true...

Moving the pedals is an easy project. In true Turbobricks style.... Just cut up two pair of pedals.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Brickboard%20Photos/pedalmods_zps76560c6a.jpg...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,145
Posted By TR Conn
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedd...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-0NZfHEpO5k
Forum: showroom 05-10-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By TR Conn
122s - Targa Tasmania video

Nice video clip from Bring a Trailer

http://bringatrailer.com/2013/05/09/tasmania-video-bat-decals-lead-to-podiums/#more-
Forum: events 05-02-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 12,332
Posted By TR Conn
Where are folks posting photos? ...

Where are folks posting photos?
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Brickboard%20Photos/Davis2013Pano4_zps5f5178e2.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-02-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By TR Conn
Try using a remote starter switch. I had a...

Try using a remote starter switch.
I had a similar problem, it turned out that the wiring to the ignition switch was different.
Forum: events 04-02-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By TR Conn
I'll get on the highway at Atascadero about 1:00....

I'll get on the highway at Atascadero about 1:00.
Drive slow 'till overtaken by the horde.
Forum: events 03-28-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 12,332
Posted By TR Conn
Is there a group driving up from SLO? When are...

Is there a group driving up from SLO?
When are you leaving?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-24-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,104
Posted By TR Conn
I've been driving a 5.0L/AOD for over 8 years. It...

I've been driving a 5.0L/AOD for over 8 years. It is fast, has loads of torque and has a big "wow" factor.
The swap was a challenge, even with the Converse kit. But well worth it.
V8 bricks come up...
Forum: events 03-23-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By TR Conn
Google mapped it, & entered into the GPS. A...

Google mapped it, & entered into the GPS.
A quick wash in the morning and I'm on my way.
Forum: events 03-15-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 12,332
Posted By TR Conn
I see the problem, the map was posted the 24th,...

I see the problem, the map was posted the 24th, the day I left.
The instructions I had programmed into my GPS put me at the east end of McCready ave.
Forum: events 03-07-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 12,332
Posted By TR Conn
EXACTLY where is the auto-X? Last year I drove...

EXACTLY where is the auto-X?
Last year I drove around the base for over an hour & never found you guys.
Got stopped twice by the police asking where I was going since I was obviously lost.
How...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-28-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,159
Posted By TR Conn
It only takes a little encouragement to bring us...

It only takes a little encouragement to bring us to the surface.
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Arrow%20122S/Show01.jpg
Brickboard.com has a section for 122's
Cal. what part?
Forum: showroom 11-08-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,156
Posted By TR Conn
A few crashes can be seen here in the 2nd video...

A few crashes can be seen here in the 2nd video clip.
The C30 is kinda cool also

http://www.plugincars.com/volvo-c30-electric/review
Forum: performance & suspension 11-04-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By TR Conn
As far as the wiring goes, pull the wiring...

As far as the wiring goes, pull the wiring harness from a donor car and adapt it to whatever you are dropping the engine in.
I put a B230 into an Amazon and used the complete harness including the...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-02-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,463
Posted By TR Conn
Perhaps your answer can be found here: ...

Perhaps your answer can be found here:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/archive/index.php/t-250123.html

There is a pretty extensive V8 conversion forum, now nearly dead, but check the archives at...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-30-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By TR Conn
I was shooting for 30 city 40 hwy. I'm currently...

I was shooting for 30 city 40 hwy. I'm currently getting 34 mpg on the highway*. I'm not commuting any longer so it doesn't seem so important.
Rather than +T the NA, I have a complete '91 turbo...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-30-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By TR Conn
OK, I'll stick with LH 2.4. I've been playing...

OK, I'll stick with LH 2.4.
I've been playing around with my Ostrich and the only thing I can do reliably is get the check engine light to illuminate. Obviously I need a bit more...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By TR Conn
My only real knowledge of the EEC IV system is...

My only real knowledge of the EEC IV system is from my 5.0L conversion. It's from a '90 Mustang with mass air and sequential injection. I used an "EEC Tuner" with TunerPro to tweak it to pass the CA...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By TR Conn
Has anyone tried EEC IV?

While on my semi monthly treasure hunt (AKA junk yard trip) it occurred to me that since the Ford 2.3 cyl. is so similar to the red block why couldn't we utilize the EEC IV computer, sensors and...
Forum: showroom 09-13-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,648
Posted By TR Conn
I'd like to see a build thread on this. There...

I'd like to see a build thread on this.
There are some details that intrigue me, such as the front suspension - looks like it has struts/coil-overs, the firewall is completely different.
Long cold...
Forum: showroom 09-11-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By TR Conn
The 122 is in the ecology yard in Wilmington. ...

The 122 is in the ecology yard in Wilmington.
Go past the Fords, turn right and it is at the end of the last row.
I looked very hard for usable parts (I have 2 122's) all I could salvage was some...
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