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Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2021, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Texas240
10K

10K
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,798
Posted By Texas240
Series flaring

Series flaring
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 12:10 PM
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Views: 6,798
Posted By Texas240
I was hoping to get even larger than that but...

I was hoping to get even larger than that but then you get into tall sidewalls.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,798
Posted By Texas240
I dont have the R's but ive been wanting to find...

I dont have the R's but ive been wanting to find a way to get to a 16" but finding a wide enough tire in a tire that I want is becoming impossible.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By Texas240
I wont deal with IPD. Customer service went down...

I wont deal with IPD. Customer service went down the drain years ago and their shipping rates are stupid high for something small.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By Texas240
At $20 + shipping and out of stock vs. 4 for less...

At $20 + shipping and out of stock vs. 4 for less then $10 shipped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By Texas240
240 Door Light switch alternative part replacement

In search of a switch that was a drop in replacement that didn't involve drilling new mounting holes or enlarging the whole that the spade connectors came through was a few years and poor search...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,306
Posted By Texas240
Yep. Mines been running for 6 years without...

Yep. Mines been running for 6 years without issues. Would trust it to drive cross country without thinking.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,306
Posted By Texas240
I'll sale you my 93 245 LS build. Finishing a few...

I'll sale you my 93 245 LS build. Finishing a few minor things that have been lingering around for the last 10 years.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,776
Posted By Texas240
I ditched that setup a few years after that dyno...

I ditched that setup a few years after that dyno run to go to a 16v big turbo setup that ended up just being a complete failure. I do miss my old 8v+t setup. It never let me down.

Im now Ls...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 67,835
Posted By Texas240
Can also waste their time by saying we can handle...

Can also waste their time by saying we can handle this in court and we can bring an outside adjuster into the mix. My dad gets pulled into these and last minute they cancel and settle right before...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,776
Posted By Texas240
I would avoid that VX cam. Heres my car on the...

I would avoid that VX cam. Heres my car on the dyno with a 15g turbo, 3" maf and brown tops from 2010. Didn't feel like it had much for steam.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By Texas240
I have the single adjust gaz insert for my wagon...

I have the single adjust gaz insert for my wagon F/R. Great quality product
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,930
Posted By Texas240
Mine was a sprung hub clutch disk that did that...

Mine was a sprung hub clutch disk that did that twice. The rivets they use are subpar
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,930
Posted By Texas240
I had two spec clutches previously in my getrag...

I had two spec clutches previously in my getrag swap many moons ago that did the exact same thing. They're excuse was mute.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,725
Posted By Texas240
I wouldn't. Just buy length specific coils from...

I wouldn't. Just buy length specific coils from speedways motors or from Ben.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,090
Posted By Texas240
I have 32mm up front and 25mm out back. Running a...

I have 32mm up front and 25mm out back. Running a 215/45/17 front and 225/45/17 back. You could go with a 35mm up front. Get you a little more tire up front.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,677
Posted By Texas240
Ive been there. I bought some fantastic looking...

Ive been there. I bought some fantastic looking 5.3 injectors off of a eBay. Even had the individual injectors in the factory GM packages to find out they we're leaking. Ended up being cheaper taking...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,561
Posted By Texas240
waiting for that 3-4 burnt aw71 clutch moment..

waiting for that 3-4 burnt aw71 clutch moment..
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 677,338
Posted By Texas240
Same affect here. I barely drive my wagon enough...

Same affect here. I barely drive my wagon enough that the battery doesn't get a full charge to work and back. I've had my LSA swap sitting on the shelf for 3 years now that I'll probably never get...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,180
Views: 1,072,627
Posted By Texas240
I use a rubber made cart and some 6x6 wood to get...

I use a rubber made cart and some 6x6 wood to get the trans to height and roll it under my car on the lift. I use a in air hoist attached to my roof beam to lift trans on my cart. Has worked well for...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 677,338
Posted By Texas240
But it doesn't explain everyones fear of running...

But it doesn't explain everyones fear of running at stock temp for these engines. Whats the fear?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 876
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Posted By Texas240
215º is normal operating temps for these engines....

215º is normal operating temps for these engines. Corvettes see upwards of 230º when on the track. Not sure what everyones worry about being at the temp. These's aren't SBC that need to be under 195º
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 735,110
Posted By Texas240
I'll gladly pay the extra $$ for the cost of...

I'll gladly pay the extra $$ for the cost of electricity to have 75º in my shop. Swestin my ass off just working out in the garden this morning. I don't remember the humidity being this bad last...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,817
Posted By Texas240
Shows 20% chance of rain last time I looked Plus...

Shows 20% chance of rain last time I looked Plus its north texas so yeah.....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2020, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Texas240
This

This
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 10:40 PM
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Views: 735,110
Posted By Texas240
Ahhhh yes.... stock pcm cranks every time

Ahhhh yes.... stock pcm cranks every time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,375
Posted By Texas240
I recommend adding a Ls engine. Makes for a...

I recommend adding a Ls engine. Makes for a better a/c
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,375
Posted By Texas240
remove dryer and ditch for a new one. Flush from...

remove dryer and ditch for a new one. Flush from there. Use compressed air to get rid of whatever moister is in lines. Let sit for a while and suck down. I use compressor oil on all my oil rings for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 1,315,004
Posted By Texas240
Why thank you. Its not as pretty as she was when...

Why thank you. Its not as pretty as she was when I got her back in Jan of 2008. Roof took a beating from being the summer sun in Texas over the years before getting a proper garage spot. If only I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2020, 11:26 PM
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Views: 1,315,004
Posted By Texas240
Mine?

Mine?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 05:26 PM
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Views: 1,315,004
Posted By Texas240
Who knows. I have no idea what I did with the...

Who knows. I have no idea what I did with the paper work that came with them. I'll probably throw them on again. I might even drop to a 125lb spring in the back. Im just like bla at this point.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 1,315,004
Posted By Texas240
I had gaz on the rears but it just felt like it...

I had gaz on the rears but it just felt like it was crashing and hitting so hard on the rears over bumps or humps in roads on residentials. On the softest setting or the hardest it just never felt...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 1,315,004
Posted By Texas240
Im running 350 x 10" on GAZ / 150 back on gas...

Im running 350 x 10" on GAZ / 150 back on gas adjust and I feel like 150 is too stiff for the back.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 1,315,004
Posted By Texas240
What shocks and springs?

What shocks and springs?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,055
Posted By Texas240
remember mine being the same. Was never an issue.

remember mine being the same. Was never an issue.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 735,110
Posted By Texas240
give it time

give it time
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2020, 12:03 AM
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Views: 735,110
Posted By Texas240
Had the hydraulic shop recrimp the ferrels on my...

Had the hydraulic shop recrimp the ferrels on my high pressure hose. Hope that fixes it for 3rd and final time. Only plus side to leaks is you always have fresh clean fluid in the rack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,390
Posted By Texas240
what's your intake sock look like?

what's your intake sock look like?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,278
Posted By Texas240
Dude.. Thats the nicest thing you've said to me...

Dude.. Thats the nicest thing you've said to me in the 10-11 years we've known each other.... I now have confidence that I don't need abs.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,278
Posted By Texas240
nothing? Something? Bueller?

nothing? Something? Bueller?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 677,338
Posted By Texas240
I use to keep tape measures around to throw when...

I use to keep tape measures around to throw when I got pissed but I got tired of patching holes in the drywall.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,278
Posted By Texas240
240 ABS and tone ring usability

Some 7-8 years ago in my younger and dumber days I removed abs thinking it was cool to not have it. (car is a 93 factory abs. G80 locker) Im working on gathering the rest of the parts needed to stick...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,512
Posted By Texas240
Ive been using the colman shaft for years now and...

Ive been using the colman shaft for years now and Im still close to touching with the hooker headers and my steering setup moved 1" over the drivers side.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,512
Posted By Texas240
Id be curious to see how they fit, how far they...

Id be curious to see how they fit, how far they drop down from frame and cost. Im using my hooker headers and Im quite happy with them but if you get more room between steering shaft and headers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,835
Posted By Texas240
You have a link for that radio?

You have a link for that radio?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,040
Posted By Texas240
Super easy. I welded a piece of flat stock to the...

Super easy. I welded a piece of flat stock to the bottom of a 2004 avalanche dbw pedal and drilled two holes that matched with the holes in the firewall. Been driving dbw for 5 years now with out...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 332,457
Posted By Texas240
Ive used dennys driveshafts before. Great group...

Ive used dennys driveshafts before. Great group of people. My one piece doesn't rub and I have zero vibrations. I also used solid u-joints for longevity. Get your angles correct and you won't have...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 332,457
Posted By Texas240
Im doing just fine with my single 3" driveshaft....

Im doing just fine with my single 3" driveshaft. Taken up to 130mp without issues.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 197,090
Posted By Texas240
If you do I might go... We could meet up some...

If you do I might go... We could meet up some where halfway. But I say Im going to go every year and never do
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