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Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
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: 384
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: 457
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: 494
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: 441
Views: 112,793
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: 441
Views: 112,793
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...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By 240wagonguy
Moog does sell a cargo coil set, lookup CC217.

Moog does sell a cargo coil set, lookup CC217.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By 240wagonguy
You could just spend $100 on a set of Airlift...

You could just spend $100 on a set of Airlift 1000 rear bags, they are designed for this type of thing
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 112,793
Posted By 240wagonguy
I'm going junkyarding this weekend and hopefully...

I'm going junkyarding this weekend and hopefully finding a s90 to rob stuff from. I'd like a spare ECU anyways incase i brick mine trying to flash it. I'm married to the 960/S90 loom by this point as...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 112,793
Posted By 240wagonguy
Interesting stuff you have going here. I am...

Interesting stuff you have going here. I am curious about the speeduino as well. If you could make a breakout board so this could be fitted into a M4.4 ecu case and plugged right into the car, that'd...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By 240wagonguy
I believe the rule is it has to be limited by...

I believe the rule is it has to be limited by gearing to less than a certain roadspeed, maybe 25mph?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,622
Posted By 240wagonguy
Friend of mine is working on a bolt in 4 link for...

Friend of mine is working on a bolt in 4 link for 7/9 chassis. Will likely test it on my car whenever he gets it done.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 112,793
Posted By 240wagonguy
Interesting. I had thought about this, but i...

Interesting. I had thought about this, but i figure the higher compression will help spool up.

I don't think I mentioned this yet, but if you email Maxspeedingrods, they will direct sell you a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,458
Posted By 240wagonguy
The GM DRAC also converts from an analog signal...

The GM DRAC also converts from an analog signal to digital. The Volvo speedo gets the analog input from the sensor directly.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,529
Posted By 240wagonguy
I thought about using a tailshaft from a V6...

I thought about using a tailshaft from a V6 Mustang (05-10). They had a T5 with a remote mount shifter which makes modding it for custom placement EZ. But it would have required a complete teardown...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,529
Posted By 240wagonguy
umm ok.. There's also an adapter plate...

umm ok..

There's also an adapter plate that's made for Ford boys to space back the trans so you can use the longer input shaft trans without mods. Stacking adapters FTW :uh:

Or just get the V8...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,529
Posted By 240wagonguy
you need a 7.18 that matches that gear set. It...

you need a 7.18 that matches that gear set. It might not even exist with that gear ratio.

Find a V8 box. Or a later V6 box and swap the input.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By 240wagonguy
I have a McLeod one, it's odd, no guide pin,...

I have a McLeod one, it's odd, no guide pin, seems to rely on it's tight fit to the Input retainer to stay in place. It is expensive but it's rebuildable, seal kits and new bearing is easily...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,529
Posted By 240wagonguy
From your picture looks like a Mustang tail...

From your picture looks like a Mustang tail housing. The difference should be obvious tho, the shifter mounts are different between a Camaro and mustang and never change. Camaro has the square...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,529
Posted By 240wagonguy
It's like 4 1/4 for me. With a B6304S. I'd...

It's like 4 1/4 for me. With a B6304S.

I'd recommend getting it in the car and then measuring.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,458
Posted By 240wagonguy
There was a discussion about this on the facebook...

There was a discussion about this on the facebook group, and I know John (Giffins Performance) had drawn up 48 and 12 tooth wheels for the 8.8, he sent me the drawings. I don't know if he cut any...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 112,793
Posted By 240wagonguy
Seems to me the oil return is already cast into...

Seems to me the oil return is already cast into the block and just needs to be drilled? I'm going to take the risk and drill it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By 240wagonguy
I'd hop on that parts car if I were you. Hard to...

I'd hop on that parts car if I were you. Hard to find any 740 manuals these days, and the hardest to find would be late model manual cars. They only sold 7 series manuals here until 91.

Biggest...
Forum: showroom 02-12-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By 240wagonguy
Sprayed the dashpad in my C10 10 years ago with...

Sprayed the dashpad in my C10 10 years ago with Duplicolor, no fading or dullness yet!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,869
Posted By 240wagonguy
oh I was incorrect on the amp rating, the small...

oh I was incorrect on the amp rating, the small case 105 amp fits the bracket. From looking online, it appears the truck alt is different in that it does not have the mounting boss for the rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,869
Posted By 240wagonguy
We also plan on producing a 740 swap video series...

We also plan on producing a 740 swap video series as well to hopefully cover all the nuances of a 7/9 swap. Once that is complete I will do it over again on my girlfriend's 745 DD with a 6.0L and 5...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,869
Posted By 240wagonguy
Thats a truck load of info, thanks! I think...

Thats a truck load of info, thanks!

I think the hot ticket for a 7/9 swap would be the LS2 car intake, that way you get the 4 bolt throttle body and 90mm inlet. Then grab a chinabay 90mm throttle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,972
Posted By 240wagonguy
The black stuff. It comes in jugs

The black stuff. It comes in jugs
Forum: showroom 02-06-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,491
Posted By 240wagonguy
From the color difference looks like this isn't...

From the color difference looks like this isn't the car's first wreck.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-04-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,088
Posted By 240wagonguy
This is great I gotta get my 740 wired up with...

This is great I gotta get my 740 wired up with the S90 loom so I can start testing stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By 240wagonguy
You'll already have the block at the machine...

You'll already have the block at the machine shop, why not spend a little more to add the squirters?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By 240wagonguy
All the connectors and the back of the...

All the connectors and the back of the speedometer looked different to me so I didn't use it. I pulled apart an 88 760 cluster to compare to my 92. Different in every possible way. So I didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,453
Posted By 240wagonguy
Thats what I was thinking. I almost have the file...

Thats what I was thinking. I almost have the file completely (google) translated. I'll have to wait until I get home to play with making an XDF. Should be easy using the existing 5 banger XDF as a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,453
Posted By 240wagonguy
Oh I have that file! Forgot about that. Yea guess...

Oh I have that file! Forgot about that. Yea guess I'll have to spend time with google translate before I can even tackle coding work. Unless one of our German members would like to help?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,453
Posted By 240wagonguy
If you wouldn't mind sending everything you have,...

If you wouldn't mind sending everything you have, I'll take a run at it again as it would save me alot of time, wiring, and money over converting to Megasquirt, AFTER I convert it to M4.4, haha.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,453
Posted By 240wagonguy
There's another lengthy thread or 2 on here...

There's another lengthy thread or 2 on here already about tuning the M4.4 six cylinder.

It boils down to, yes it's possible. It's been figured out and done, by at least one person in Sweden. Maybe...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,514
Posted By 240wagonguy
someone also said this works with LS coils? Those...

someone also said this works with LS coils? Those are easy to find and have built in ignitors.
Forum: showroom 01-17-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,685
Posted By 240wagonguy
Pegz or bust

Pegz or bust
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 63,829
Posted By 240wagonguy
now you got me thinking, maybe I should follow...

now you got me thinking, maybe I should follow thru with the ute conversion on an 88 765 I picked up for $100. I already cut the rear 1/3 of the roof off since a tree had fallen on it years ago....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 63,829
Posted By 240wagonguy
you are not alone, I am not a fan of diesels...

you are not alone, I am not a fan of diesels myself. Stinky loud af moneypits. The fuel is more expensive too. The prices for parts is absurd. I don't even like filling up at the combined gas/diesel...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,555
Posted By 240wagonguy
Guess I should've posted a disclaimer stating...

Guess I should've posted a disclaimer stating it's not mine. A mutual friend shared the link this morning.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,555
Posted By 240wagonguy
It's for sale if any of you guys have 10k to blow...

It's for sale if any of you guys have 10k to blow on a turnkey 900 WHP Volvo

https://www.facebook.com/groups/795587423913105/permalink/1251773738294469/?sale_post_id=1251773738294469
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By 240wagonguy
I believe i purchased a kit from FCP, came with...

I believe i purchased a kit from FCP, came with bearing and the donut. Febi? Driveshaft guy had no issues installing it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By 240wagonguy
yea I was looking at those sheetmetal intakes....

yea I was looking at those sheetmetal intakes. You can get them with a throttle body, without the jegs stickers, on ebay for less money. ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By 240wagonguy
I mean, yea if you want car show points then...

I mean, yea if you want car show points then spend the 3-400 for an LS6. It's absurd. But I'm going to have to pickup something to clear the hood in my 745. Truck intakes are too tall otherwise I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By 240wagonguy
If you can fit a truck intake, anything else...

If you can fit a truck intake, anything else stock is a waste of money.

Actually, not true, get a GMT900 truck intake. The "TBSS" intake manifold. Thats on par with an LS6, but FARRRRRR cheaper.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 312,272
Posted By 240wagonguy
the instagrams is where the updates at

the instagrams is where the updates at
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,640
Posted By 240wagonguy
Someone's been drinking the Drifts n lifts koolaid

Someone's been drinking the Drifts n lifts koolaid
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,094
Posted By 240wagonguy
I did go there a couple years ago and tried it....

I did go there a couple years ago and tried it. It's fries, gravy, and cheese curds. I don't think even us Muricans can screw that up.

Maybe when I get my B6304s swap up and running I'll take a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,094
Posted By 240wagonguy
well, i'd hate to live where hacking in an IRS...

well, i'd hate to live where hacking in an IRS from another make of car is the cheaper option.

BTW we have poutine here now.
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