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Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2021, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
A bit more work on this intercooler. I've wanted...

A bit more work on this intercooler. I've wanted to learn how to model things in 3d for a while. I work as a graphic designer with Adobe 2d programs everyday, and I figured it that skill might help...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-23-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Tfrasca
This is a timely conversation. I'm over trying to...

This is a timely conversation. I'm over trying to get a good feel out of my 240 pedal/custom cable/960 TB, so I'll probably copy Tate's setup.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2021, 09:17 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Well, I got to looking at this intercooler, and...

Well, I got to looking at this intercooler, and realized that a rear-facing in/out setup might not be so bad. I started tinkering with some stuff on my lunch break, and accidentally made an end tank....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2021, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Well I can pretty much guarantee that I won't be...

Well I can pretty much guarantee that I won't be building the intercooler, testing it on a dyno, then cutting the intercooler apart to add/change internal diverters. If I do add anything, it'll be...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2021, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
I've always been mildly interested in casting,...

I've always been mildly interested in casting, but I'm not ready to start learning that. The trial and error involved would be crazy.

Plus I'm just now getting the hang of TIG welding aluminum,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 09:28 PM
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Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
Yeah, keeping it simple might be the best move...

Yeah, keeping it simple might be the best move without any modeling capabilities.

If I was going to do rear-facing in/outs, I'd want to try to make a curved front wall, for sure. But I want to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
So, my engine has been at the machine shop for a...

So, my engine has been at the machine shop for a couple months, and I've decided to completely redo the cooling stack on this car. On the 8 valve setup, I used a Northern Radiator that never really...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2021, 05:40 PM
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Views: 2,406
Posted By Tfrasca
Those photos are painful to see, but really cool...

Those photos are painful to see, but really cool to have. Can't wait to see how this progresses.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Love to see this. I know you got your Provent all...

Love to see this. I know you got your Provent all plumbed up, but I like your idea of using the Yoshi catch can for pre turbo and the Provent for the other side. I'll probably try that and we can...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2021, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
It's been another few months and I guess I've...

It's been another few months and I guess I've made enough progress for an update.

I FINALLY, after three attempts, have made an intake manifold for this thing. This one doesn't have nice velocity...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,483
Posted By Tfrasca
You know it's got rust if it's sitting in weeds...

You know it's got rust if it's sitting in weeds that tall. You probably dodged a bullet.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,160
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Posted By Tfrasca
Oh nice. I may end up going that route. Im about...

Oh nice. I may end up going that route. Im about to give up on building a manifold and just try to hack up a KL racing one to fit. But that'll make it so I can't run a booster and a dual master brake...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 12:10 AM
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Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
I don't know. There's math that could be done...

I don't know. There's math that could be done here, but I'm certainly not about to do that right now.

Which Tilton pedals are you going with? In the process of cobbling my pedals together, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2021, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Well, hopefully that's good for me, since I have...

Well, hopefully that's good for me, since I have a 5/8 master. As long as the stroke is the same as the 122 one you used, I'll probably be ok?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2021, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Man, it's been a wild year so far. We finally...

Man, it's been a wild year so far. We finally have all our stuff (and my Volvo) moved into the new house in Corvallis, Oregon. There's still a lot to be done before I can start working on the car...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2021, 07:12 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
I wound my 960 spring a turn. Or maybe it was a...

I wound my 960 spring a turn. Or maybe it was a 1/2 turn, then flipped something around? It's been a while since I've even seen the car. But on my 8-valve setup, I put a helper spring from the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2021, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Tfrasca
That's funny, I started with chrome bezels on my...

That's funny, I started with chrome bezels on my Speedhut gauges but eventually went with black ones. But a 142 is in this weird early 70's era, stylistically, and the chrome didn't seem right. These...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 578,118
Posted By Tfrasca
Psyched to see progress on this car. I have...

Psyched to see progress on this car. I have Speedhut gauges in my 142, but I yours look great too. I can say that having modern gauges that work and don't bounce around makes the driving experience...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 117,775
Posted By Tfrasca
I often go back and forth between "good enough...

I often go back and forth between "good enough for an old car" and "I'm spending hundreds of hours making stuff from scratch, so it should be perfect regardless".
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Tfrasca
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 05:17 PM
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Views: 3,206
Posted By Tfrasca
At least you didn't intentionally BUILD your...

At least you didn't intentionally BUILD your header incorrectly. :-(
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
Yeah, it's going to be tough to seal things on...

Yeah, it's going to be tough to seal things on this car, but I plan to try. That, and I really want to figure out some kind of belly pan to keep the air moving under the car and behind the radiator....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 11:29 PM
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Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
If/when my car ever runs, I'll be living in...

If/when my car ever runs, I'll be living in Corvallis, Oregon. I've been known to do some pretty dumb drives, and Seattle doesn't seem that far. Maybe we can meet up and compare notes.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Yeah, that's how my oil cooler was positioned for...

Yeah, that's how my oil cooler was positioned for the 8 valve and I always felt like it impacted overall engine cooling. I never had any conclusive results to prove that, though. But the car ran hot,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
This is likely where the battery and/or catch can...

This is likely where the battery and/or catch can will go. It could work for a cooler and associated ducting, but it would mean cutting a pretty big hole in the fender, which I'd rather not do.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2021, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Same.

Same.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:44 PM
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Views: 191,729
Posted By Tfrasca
Anyone know how a T5 trans sound behind a Volvo...

Anyone know how a T5 trans sound behind a Volvo T5?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2021, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Mounts look great!

Mounts look great!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
You should weigh it so we can make our own.

You should weigh it so we can make our own.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 302
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Posted By Tfrasca
Has anyone mentioned the OEM T5 counterweight...

Has anyone mentioned the OEM T5 counterweight that bolts onto the tail housing? I've only ever seen one at a junkyard, and I wish I had grabbed it. It could be interesting to experiment with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2020, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
From what generation rx7?

From what generation rx7?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Yeah there is some space below the intercooler,...

Yeah there is some space below the intercooler, but I’m trying to avoid putting the oil cooler in front of the radiator. This car had cooling problems before and I think that was part of it. Either...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
It’s my old b23. The b230 looks solid, I just...

It’s my old b23. The b230 looks solid, I just need to have it machined for Yoshi pistons and I have no plans to do that any time soon. So I’ve been mocking everything up on the grenaded block.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Follow-up question: Anyone know how much travel...

Follow-up question: Anyone know how much travel the hydraulic 740 slave cylinder has in normal operation? Since I won't be able to drop my trans any time soon, measuring slave cylinder travel is the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Another update of half-finished projects... ...

Another update of half-finished projects...

I got tired of trying to figure out where an oil cooler could go, so I went and sat in the driver's seat of the 142 for the first time in a long time....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 191,729
Posted By Tfrasca
It's a 1330. I used Spicer 5-134X.

It's a 1330. I used Spicer 5-134X.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 191,729
Posted By Tfrasca
Apparently I never measured the diameter of the...

Apparently I never measured the diameter of the big damper. But I did find this on my project thread from last year:

https://i.imgur.com/U45iKzI.jpg?2
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 64,422
Posted By Tfrasca
Oh that's good to know. Did you guys both have...

Oh that's good to know. Did you guys both have the same size master cylinder? Tilton recommends a 3/4 master but I wonder if you could get a 5/8 to give you enough travel, and a lighter pedal.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 64,422
Posted By Tfrasca
Are you running the 235mm Yoshi clutch? I have...

Are you running the 235mm Yoshi clutch? I have that clutch and I'm sourcing hydraulic clutch parts now. If you have the 235mm flywheel and pressure plate and it's nice and light, maybe I'll go with...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 191,729
Posted By Tfrasca
This was pretty much my experience with that big...

This was pretty much my experience with that big damper, too. Glad it helped.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,160
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Posted By Tfrasca
Yeah all their stuff is crazy expensive. I...

Yeah all their stuff is crazy expensive. I actually just poked around on the internet and found an Amazon ripoff for $40, but I have a weird hangup about that. Plus, when the thermostat fails, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
Good to know about the -8 lines. I have access to...

Good to know about the -8 lines. I have access to a bender that'll do 1/2", but not 5/8". That's mainly why I asked. Sidenote: it's crazy to me that the ID of AN, NPT, etc fittings isn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2020, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Tfrasca
Good flaring tool conversation. Maybe I know what...

Good flaring tool conversation. Maybe I know what to get myself for Christmas.

I got the wastegate hard lines welded. Maybe it's because I've been doing aluminum so much lately, but welding that...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,160
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Posted By Tfrasca
Thanks, Chris! I figured those lines would get...

Thanks, Chris! I figured those lines would get extremely hot, but I never considered how that could affect boost control. I'll keep an eye on that if/when it runs.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
That's a good point, I will need something better...

That's a good point, I will need something better than my harbor freight one that barely works. Still going to weld these lines, but I'll need to do brakes soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
Oh I didn’t read your post carefully. If I had...

Oh I didn’t read your post carefully. If I had a flare tool that could do stainless, maybe that would have been the move. And if I got a decent tool, I’d still have to bend new lines because the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
That’s encouraging. I have some .045 so I’ll...

That’s encouraging. I have some .045 so I’ll see how it goes.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
Tube nuts take up too much space.

Tube nuts take up too much space.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 953,468
Posted By Tfrasca
It’s easy when you accept that the car will...

It’s easy when you accept that the car will never run.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,160
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Posted By Tfrasca
I spent a lot of time thinking about how deal...

I spent a lot of time thinking about how deal with boost control to my dual wastegates, and I think I got it. Obviously silicone or rubber hose isn't going to hold up on the rear wastegate, so I...
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