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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By TR Conn
I'm running a B20 in an early Duett with the...

I'm running a B20 in an early Duett with the original (B16) radiator.
Oil temp is steady at 180 F.
It went up 5 F on the Grapevine (5 mile 6% grade) the coolant didn't warm up at all.
This is...
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 21,817
Posted By TR Conn
Best show yet!

This was my 7th Davis show.
Picked up a couple of cool things at the swap meet, won something I wanted at the raffle and got a trophy besides!
What a great day!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By TR Conn
Has anyone any experience with the Patton Machine...

Has anyone any experience with the Patton Machine TBI conversion for SU carbs?

http://www.pattonmachine.com/TBI-Main.htm

They seem to be popular on British cars and they would certainly suffer...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By TR Conn
Just wondering...

I'm fed up with carbs!
Just playing around with ideas:

-Is there enough room in the engine bay for a D-jet intake on a B20 in a PV445 Duett? If not, how much work is necessary to get it to fit? I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By TR Conn
I'm using one. But, it is used as an extender for...

I'm using one. But, it is used as an extender for my 90 degree "up pipe" to raise the turbo on by B230FT Amazon.
I blocked off the waste gate opening.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks Ian, I figured it out finally.

Thanks Ian, I figured it out finally.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By TR Conn
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=391&pictureid=3201

This has been working well for me. There seems to be some twisting on the bearings, just don't neglect to lube them once in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By TR Conn
Investigate a "pull type" clutch slave. I've been...

Investigate a "pull type" clutch slave. I've been using one for about 5 yrs. Works great.
Got the idea from a Cobra kit website.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By TR Conn
Check availability! Recently I had to have my...

Check availability!
Recently I had to have my CAM rack rebuilt because there were no rebuilt racks available.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By TR Conn
Red Bull Sugga

Party on the move!
Too much idle time on the internet turned up this......

https://www.redbull.com/ca-en/learn-all-about-the-red-bull-sugga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMtCa0Q7p0k

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By TR Conn
I was able to cobble together parts fron 200 &...

I was able to cobble together parts fron 200 & 700 series seats.
I think that it was the wire loom from a 700 and the springs from a 200 (or the other way around).
Drill a couple extra holes in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,413
Posted By TR Conn
Early on in this stream you admitted to some...

Early on in this stream you admitted to some wiring confusion.
Wiring up the module backwards will fry it immediately.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By TR Conn
California engine swap rules say that the engine...

California engine swap rules say that the engine must be from the same type of vehicle that it is going into.
It definitely means no truck engines in passenger cars, It probably means no passenger...
Forum: website & board 08-23-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,630
Posted By TR Conn
Worth lots more! Donated $50

Worth lots more!
Donated $50
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By TR Conn
This topic was covered a while back. ...

This topic was covered a while back.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=323327

I've done this twice, once for a coupe w. a B230 with the surge tank in the trunk, and for a wagon...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,732
Posted By TR Conn
Here is a link to what I did a while back (12...

Here is a link to what I did a while back (12 yrs). It is still going strong (I'm told)
https://www.brickboard.com/V8/index.htm?id=983873&show_all=1

I had an adapter made, this was before...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the link. I found this data sheet...

Thanks for the link.

I found this data sheet for the ITT UAF 2115

http://m.odometergears.com/howto/UAF2115_Data_Sheet.pdf

Knowing very little about electronics, it may help someone else...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By TR Conn
Where do these wires go?

Can any one label the wires and where they go?
I'm trying to figure out whether I can use this circuit board, or part of it to convert the speed sensor input to what the computer (LH 2.4) uses in...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By TR Conn
What did you use for a bellhousing to slant the...

What did you use for a bellhousing to slant the engine and use the M40?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By TR Conn
What are your plans for a transmission? ...

What are your plans for a transmission?
Slanted, you could use an AW 70/71 or a M46/47. But you won't like the gearing with the 4.56 diff that is in the wagon.
I have a 122S swapped with a B230 n/a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By TR Conn
That photo is pretty much the model that I have...

That photo is pretty much the model that I have been following.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the replies. I guess I was just over...

Thanks for the replies.
I guess I was just over thinking things. I thought I'd have to machine them out or something.
I've already built a fuel rail, but of course ran into the problem of how to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By TR Conn
K-jet holders for MS

I have a set of K-jet injector holders for my B20. I've run across a couple write-ups saying that they are easy to modify for "regular (EV1?)" injectors, but no details.
Exactly what has to be done...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 64,855
Posted By TR Conn
If you are swapping in a B21/B23/B230 and not...

If you are swapping in a B21/B23/B230 and not planning on going over about 150 HP the M-40 or M-41 transmissions can be mounted to the later engine. Though you will need to mount the engine upright.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,919
Posted By TR Conn
I finally worked it out. I installed a low...

I finally worked it out.
I installed a low pressure pump near the fuel pick-up. This feeds a small swirl tank in the corner of the spare tire well. The swirl tank gravity feeds a stock 240 fuel pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,919
Posted By TR Conn
I agree, the Aeromotive Phamtom looks like a...

I agree, the Aeromotive Phamtom looks like a great solution.
But, $450+ ???
I'm just looking for drivability, better gas mileage and a B20 that doesn't stink.
About $1K is my budjet for this...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,919
Posted By TR Conn
Maybe I'll have to follow your lead and ditch the...

Maybe I'll have to follow your lead and ditch the spare.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,919
Posted By TR Conn
122S Wagon-fuel injection pump pick-up

122S Wagon fuel tank baffles?
I'm setting up the fuel system in my 122S wagon for fuel injection. Looking into the tank there is some baffling, but all I can see is a box around the fuel level...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,378
Posted By TR Conn
Could you elaborate on this modification? ...

Could you elaborate on this modification?
Purpose, part numbers and advantage.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,843
Posted By TR Conn
Thread about 6 yrs old: ...

Thread about 6 yrs old:

http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/showthread.php?p=3209875
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
I'm still collecting parts. I've installed an...

I'm still collecting parts.
I've installed an "F" head but still running SUs. I need to fabricate a fuel rail, weld in O2 bungs, figure out the fuel pump location and fuel lines (it's a wagon) and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,333
Posted By TR Conn
I have a '67 122 with a b230FT and T-5 trans. ...

I have a '67 122 with a b230FT and T-5 trans.
When I built it I found that the 2 piece drive shaft from my 262C/V8 series fit.
The rear section was the same length as the 122. The front was already...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,151
Posted By TR Conn
Mechanical speedo. Just need to make the ECU...

Mechanical speedo. Just need to make the ECU happy so it knows when to turn the injectors back on.


EDIT
Would I use an NPN (the one JW240 linked to 2 posts down) or PNP?
I would like to set it...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,151
Posted By TR Conn
Kinda off topic, but... Since it outputs a...

Kinda off topic, but...
Since it outputs a square wave, is it a possible candidate for the speed sensor signal?
Thus bypassing the need to install a '90+ instrument cluster to run LH 2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,830
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks The rings are rock hard, I thought they...

Thanks
The rings are rock hard, I thought they were part of the injector body.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,830
Posted By TR Conn
Do you have a photo/drawing of this? I don't...

Do you have a photo/drawing of this?
I don't see how the lock ring will work without the "collar" underneath.


Sorry, didn't mean to hijack the thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,830
Posted By TR Conn
I'm considering something similar, but using LH...

I'm considering something similar, but using LH 2.4.
I have an F head and D-jet intake, but worry about the flow rate of the D-jet injectors 36.15 lbs @ 3 bar.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
I spent the last couple of days machining a mount...

I spent the last couple of days machining a mount for the crank position sensor. Not really "machining", since my machine shop consists of a hack saw, some files and a drill press.
Started with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the clarification. I already have...

Thanks for the clarification.
I already have the drilled flywheel, it was the inspiration for this project.
As it turns out the flywheel was drilled with the first hole just sort of anywhere. So...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks Ian, So, this means that 90 degrees...

Thanks Ian,
So, this means that 90 degrees would be the trailing edge of the 15th tooth?

The write-up states "60 drilled holes and one long tooth" is this a typo?
I was under the impression it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
I've started drilling the bellhousing, I have a...

I've started drilling the bellhousing, I have a 3/8" pilot hole. Just to make sure that I'm doing this right:
Should the sensor be over a hole or the flat between holes?
At TDC should it be over...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
To measure this accurately, where in the "-2"...

To measure this accurately, where in the "-2" area would I use as my point of reference?
I would guess it is center of the un-drilled area.

I'm a little confused, there seems to be two ways to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
"And in fact you don't necessarily even need the...

"And in fact you don't necessarily even need the EZK ignition, and the flywheel or a 60-2 trigger wheel: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=288874"

I like this idea, but the TZ-28H is...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the replies and suggestions. I'm...

Thanks for the replies and suggestions.
I'm early in the thinking and collection phases
CPS placement: measure, measure, measure and work up to it slowly.
Air gap: I'll use shims
Flywheel: I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 41,546
Posted By TR Conn
Try to time it to attend the Davis show!

Try to time it to attend the Davis show!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,692
Posted By TR Conn
B-20 with LH 2.4 Questions

There are a couple of old threads, but no follow-up.
I'm collecting parts to use LH 2.4 on a B-20.
Not looking for a lot of power, just reliability and hopefully better gas mileage and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 64,855
Posted By TR Conn
It all fits quite nicely in a 122s / 122FT ...

It all fits quite nicely in a 122s / 122FT
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/IMG_5249_zpso1glzdq2.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,247
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 & modifications 05-14-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
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: 1,030
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...
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