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Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 595
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Posted By 240wagonguy
Let me know on that whiteblock turbo manifold if...

Let me know on that whiteblock turbo manifold if wanna let it go.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
I liked my M46, popping in and out of overdrive...

I liked my M46, popping in and out of overdrive with a button press was convenient. Downsides, clunky shifting. Ford T5 is much tighter.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,884
Posted By 240wagonguy
All the 7/9 series wagons had aluminum tail...

All the 7/9 series wagons had aluminum tail gates. Nice n light.

Don't know about the 140/240 tho.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,844
Posted By 240wagonguy
LOL I already have a girlfriend that's into...

LOL

I already have a girlfriend that's into the same crappy cars i like, so I'm good there.

Yea the cars pretty dented up, but if no rust then its just character :lol: .

Carry on! These...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,844
Posted By 240wagonguy
Whats with all the weirdo volvo purists trolling...

Whats with all the weirdo volvo purists trolling build threads? If it was good enough stock why are you even here?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,141
Posted By 240wagonguy
Being able to support a flex fuel sensor doesn't...

Being able to support a flex fuel sensor doesn't really make the argument for spending the dough on a holley system. Stock PCM will do that, megasquirt, etc. It's really just the ease of install and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,141
Posted By 240wagonguy
I've pondered it. Seems like a nice bit of kit....

I've pondered it. Seems like a nice bit of kit. No local E85 stations up here so thats a moot point for me. The plug n play aspect of it is nice
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
hahaha. You should be able to get a foxbody...

hahaha.

You should be able to get a foxbody V8 input shaft and swap it. That has the 3.35 first gear set which is the same as a foxbody v8 trans. Should work great with the 3.73 rear gear too.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
I did the T5 conversion to my whiteblock. $250...

I did the T5 conversion to my whiteblock. $250 adapter plate, $300 for a V8 T5, $25 for a flat 850 flywheel, $55 for the disc, and i think $80 for a NOS 850 pressure plate. pilot bearing $20ish. You...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
Killen me here. But i could be into that...

Killen me here.

But i could be into that turbo manifold
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-29-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 29,249
Posted By 240wagonguy
I feel like this is doable, considering guys in...

I feel like this is doable, considering guys in Europe turbo these things without even tuning the ECU. Seems its a very forgiving system. I am also excited about not spending $1000 on MS3 if I don't...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-29-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 29,249
Posted By 240wagonguy
Ok this is exciting. Haven't had the time to put...

Ok this is exciting. Haven't had the time to put together my B6304S+T swapped car yet, but I had been debating pulling the trigger on an MS3 for the swap since I have a complete 960 harness installed...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 62,931
Posted By 240wagonguy
old car is old.

old car is old.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,695
Posted By 240wagonguy
people who are concerned about mileage on LS...

people who are concerned about mileage on LS engines are stuck in the past. These things are good for 600k+ if the truck that was built around them could last that long. I have a 300K mile 6.0L that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 566,565
Posted By 240wagonguy
I've moved to the non-insulated butt connectors...

I've moved to the non-insulated butt connectors and adhesive lined shrink tubed as well. The OEM GM connections are done this way, except they also solder the wires.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By 240wagonguy
Because I don't have the equipment.

Because I don't have the equipment.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By 240wagonguy
Seems to me it would be easier to duplicate the...

Seems to me it would be easier to duplicate the stock clutch pedal in steel. Why reinvent the wheel with some aftermarket stuff when the OEM parts exist to be copied?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,078
Posted By 240wagonguy
Wow I thought the guy did the cleanup for you. He...

Wow I thought the guy did the cleanup for you. He should for that price...damn bellhousings are basically free.

Next Gen kit is supposed to eliminate machining the bellhousing. I have a nextgen...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,424
Posted By 240wagonguy
I noticed that the whiteblock sits slightly...

I noticed that the whiteblock sits slightly further forward in the chassis compared to the redblock when I was building my T5 shifter. I had initially bought a blown up Camaro T5 to use the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By 240wagonguy
Email maxspeedingrods directly, they will sell...

Email maxspeedingrods directly, they will sell you a set of 6 rods
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,424
Posted By 240wagonguy
interesting. But how do you bleed the slave? ...

interesting. But how do you bleed the slave?

I'm curious about the shifter setup you have there too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By 240wagonguy
I sold a 7/9 bracket to a local for install on...

I sold a 7/9 bracket to a local for install on his 240, he said it bolted right on, didn't mention anything about distributor clearance so I assume it worked fine.

Coil wire you could make one if...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,741
Posted By 240wagonguy
these are the ones with the trans in the rear? So...

these are the ones with the trans in the rear? So basically a Volvo Corvette? :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By 240wagonguy
Interesting, my gf's 92 740 turbo wagon has no...

Interesting, my gf's 92 740 turbo wagon has no cruise and manual climate controls, but does have leather. Some cloth seats would be better, the leather doesn't seem to hold up well and the dog likes...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By 240wagonguy
Typically a US spec turbo car would have leather....

Typically a US spec turbo car would have leather. Cloth would wear better however.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,065
Posted By 240wagonguy
The buyin for an LS swap depends on where you...

The buyin for an LS swap depends on where you live. Here in the rust belt, truck engines are cheap. Even if you buy one from a partout, it's $500 for a good running under 150k miles 5.3L. These...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,244
Posted By 240wagonguy
holy crap I had no idea this existed. And I just...

holy crap I had no idea this existed. And I just drove to Augusta a month ago to get a 960 parts car. Dang I'd like to check that place out tho.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,612
Posted By 240wagonguy
I have some stock bars lying around if you are...

I have some stock bars lying around if you are willing to pay shipping from the wrong coast
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,439
Posted By 240wagonguy
It's some sort of flare fitting. I used the...

It's some sort of flare fitting. I used the original line from the S90 as it fit my 740 perfectly. I guess that doesn't help you now?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 38,539
Posted By 240wagonguy
Nice project. Consider your transmission choices....

Nice project. Consider your transmission choices. Deeworks makes the ones for a T5 and a CD009. With the T5 adapter you have to engineer the clutch actuation solution. The CD009 is already designed...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,439
Posted By 240wagonguy
I might need some wiring from your S90 to finish...

I might need some wiring from your S90 to finish my swap if you would not mind pulling it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-20-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,667
Posted By 240wagonguy
If I recall correctly from my research on the...

If I recall correctly from my research on the microsquirt, running waste spark with LS coils on a 4 cylinder would take up all the available aux I/O, there's only 2 on a micro.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,761
Posted By 240wagonguy
Your car should have a plate on the firewall...

Your car should have a plate on the firewall where the hydro master goes. I don't believe later cars had the stamping for a cable clutch however.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,412
Posted By 240wagonguy
the sender is brass, you can do it with a flat...

the sender is brass, you can do it with a flat file, drill, and the correct size die. Chuck up the sender in the drill, and turn it down on the file until it's the right size. Then run the die down...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,780
Posted By 240wagonguy
No, I get the reasons to use a 4L80, thats why I...

No, I get the reasons to use a 4L80, thats why I have one. but I got a controller with the van I yanked everything from.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,780
Posted By 240wagonguy
but why?

but why?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,466
Posted By 240wagonguy
Likely because of unevenly spaced teeth, 130/48...

Likely because of unevenly spaced teeth, 130/48 means you cut off every 2.7 tooth on the wheel. Obviously not gonna work well. Best to fab a new wheel with 48 evenly spaced teeth.

Could also cut a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,466
Posted By 240wagonguy
Seems to me the solution is already in here on...

Seems to me the solution is already in here on page 2. Cut a new reluctor ring or modify the one in the axle, and use the ford abs sensor. Several members reported success.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,281
Posted By 240wagonguy
I mean how much bigger does everyone think a...

I mean how much bigger does everyone think a 4L80E is? He's already got a GM auto trans in there, it's really not much bigger.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,078
Posted By 240wagonguy
you west coast peeps are spoiled. I can't even...

you west coast peeps are spoiled. I can't even find a 242 for sale here. And you got a rust free one for $200.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
the T6 S80s are getting hard to find. Last one I...

the T6 S80s are getting hard to find. Last one I saw was $300 and even in town but had 285k miles. Decided that was too much. I'm not really in a hurry.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
I'd just buy a parts car but thats me. $300 spent...

I'd just buy a parts car but thats me. $300 spent on junk car, can make back easily in scrap after getting what i want.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,424
Posted By 240wagonguy
Try local indy volvo shops. On a whim I walked...

Try local indy volvo shops. On a whim I walked into a local shop in town and as luck would have it, the guy just parted a manual 850 and gave me the flywheel for $25!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,738
Posted By 240wagonguy
I really like the P2R seats I have in my 740, but...

I really like the P2R seats I have in my 740, but that option is not friendly for back seat access in a 2 door
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By 240wagonguy
Soooo why are spacers needed for the disc? Why...

Soooo why are spacers needed for the disc? Why not just space the caliper correctly?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,650
Posted By 240wagonguy
Was just at my buddy's shop, Giffin Performance,...

Was just at my buddy's shop, Giffin Performance, yesterday and we were chatting about this as he had his shop ls swapped 245 on the lift. He pointed out to me that the 4L60E is larger in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,234
Posted By 240wagonguy
The later V6 trans is actually stronger than a...

The later V6 trans is actually stronger than a foxbody v8 box, and has the same ratios. It's really a good buy at $250. Do some research and you'll see.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By 240wagonguy
I have a car with usable floor pans I am crushing...

I have a car with usable floor pans I am crushing tomorrow. Let me know I can flip it easily and cut them out
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
I just remembered I have a water/meth kit I...

I just remembered I have a water/meth kit I bought used last year. I'm feeling inspired by this to +T my swap now. What size weld els did you use for your manifold?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,752
Posted By 240wagonguy
Even in my 740 the six does not leave any room...

Even in my 740 the six does not leave any room for a front mount without cutting, and I really don't wanna cut that clean sheetmetal. I think a water to air would fit neatly where the airbox goes...
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