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Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,747
Posted By Dauntless
With 10.0 actually.

With 10.0 actually.
Forum: showroom 08-24-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,321
Posted By Dauntless
How much rolling and trimming were required to...

How much rolling and trimming were required to fit those?
Forum: showroom 08-24-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,321
Posted By Dauntless
Yeah, so I'm convinced I need 16s. Thanks!

Yeah, so I'm convinced I need 16s. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Dauntless
That's an excellent idea.

That's an excellent idea.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By Dauntless
Those compression numbers do seem low, I'd check...

Those compression numbers do seem low, I'd check the testing is being done correctly and try again. I'd expect at least 130psi, probably more like 150.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By Dauntless
$10 at the machine shop got me this: ...

$10 at the machine shop got me this:

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/133182-4/IMAG2229.jpg
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks guys. UNF is common, but not on those...

Thanks guys. UNF is common, but not on those sorts of fittings it seems. NPT is rarely used here apart from AN fittings, so I might take the top piece of the catch can to the machine shop and see if...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,198
Posted By Dauntless
This is the cause of your mega slow 60ft times,...

This is the cause of your mega slow 60ft times, which have a big impact on ET. With a 15G you should be able to make much more boost while stalling up.

Edit: You said "when I hit the torque...
Forum: showroom 08-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 38,088
Posted By Dauntless
Nope, steel. Weighs 800kg unladen.

Nope, steel. Weighs 800kg unladen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By Dauntless
If you did this I assume you have a multimeter....

If you did this I assume you have a multimeter. Use that to check for 12v.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks. How would I go about getting...

Thanks.

How would I go about getting accurate measurements?

Ideally I'd like to get this right, 1/2" hose is really loose over the fitting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Dauntless
Personally, I'd wire up relays for each pair of...

Personally, I'd wire up relays for each pair of lights, in a do it properly and do it once fashion.

Fog lights are really only for use with parking lights and low beams, and not particularly...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By Dauntless
Catch can fittings

Hey guys,

I'm hoping someone can help me with this.

I'm in the process of fitting this catch can to my 745T:

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/133117-4/IMAG2194.jpg

It comes with fittings for...
Forum: showroom 08-17-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 38,088
Posted By Dauntless
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131721-2/IMAG1695.jpg ...

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131721-2/IMAG1695.jpg
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131718-2/IMAG1697.jpg
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131715-2/IMAG1698.jpg
Forum: showroom 08-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,321
Posted By Dauntless
Show me 16" wheels on 240s!

I'm thinking seriously about having a set of wheels made for my 244 in 16x8 to suit 225/50R16.

Show me what you've got!
Forum: performance & suspension 08-07-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,198
Posted By Dauntless
How much boost are you building before you leave...

How much boost are you building before you leave the line? I run 225/55R16 Pirelli P7s at 25psi and can leave the line at about 7-8 psi. Any more and it spins. I have a 15G, ported 90+, IPD cam...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-29-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By Dauntless
Seen. Got pics?

Seen.

Got pics?
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Dauntless
Yeah, but due to the shape of the spring perch...

Yeah, but due to the shape of the spring perch and angle of the tyre against the strut, it will help.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Dauntless
Wheels with less offset should help the strut...

Wheels with less offset should help the strut rubbing issues.

Your other option is 205/70R15 which is a very common size.
Forum: showroom 06-28-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By Dauntless
Above. If you mount them below, it reduces their...

Above. If you mount them below, it reduces their effectiveness, and it makes it difficult to see dips in the road. There's a reason truck drivers mount them up high.

The only lights you want below...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Dauntless
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/42130-3/Picture+1613ED....

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/42130-3/Picture+1613ED.JPG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Dauntless
Any luck mate?

Any luck mate?
Forum: showroom 02-12-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,939
Posted By Dauntless
B230E in a 240 should have an A cam. B230E in a...

B230E in a 240 should have an A cam. B230E in a 740 should have a V cam. It should have a 531 head too.



The B230E was used from 1985 in markets that didn't require unleaded fuel. Unleaded was...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,789
Posted By Dauntless
Nice work mate, the car still looks great!

Nice work mate, the car still looks great!
Forum: website & board 01-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,215
Posted By Dauntless
Enter boost, exit headgasket.

Enter boost, exit headgasket.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-28-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,770
Posted By Dauntless
Nothing wrong with K-Jet on an NA engine. I'd...

Nothing wrong with K-Jet on an NA engine. I'd look for a B23 to put in it.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By Dauntless
What does welding the weight in place achieve?

What does welding the weight in place achieve?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By Dauntless
Set up correctly, power loss should be minimal....

Set up correctly, power loss should be minimal. And you can always modify the engine to take advantage of LPG's high octane rating. CR in the 10s with a turbo or in the 12s NA with a mild to moderate...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-17-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Dauntless
It's pretty normal for the tyres to skid/slip on...

It's pretty normal for the tyres to skid/slip on 240s near full lock, if that's what you're talking about?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,648
Posted By Dauntless
I'd like to see someone actually do this so I...

I'd like to see someone actually do this so I know what I need to buy :lol:
Forum: performance & suspension 11-09-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Dauntless
http://www.kaplhenke.com/

http://www.kaplhenke.com/
Forum: website & board 11-08-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 13,563
Posted By Dauntless
Just made a donation. Let's keep this site...

Just made a donation. Let's keep this site running nicely!
Forum: website & board 10-06-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Dauntless
I just did a google image search, and I can see...

I just did a google image search, and I can see why they're so cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By Dauntless
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By Dauntless
You definitely need to clean or replace the...

You definitely need to clean or replace the breather box. Not a difficult job, and fairly cheap too.

It's nowhere near as difficult on a redblock as the link described for a whiteblock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By Dauntless
What car do you have? I'm assuming the PCV...

What car do you have?

I'm assuming the PCV has been cleaned out properly?

You could also try adding a catch can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By Dauntless
If it's as worn out as you say, I'd just slap...

If it's as worn out as you say, I'd just slap some 20w50 in it. It's cheaper than 15w40 anyway.

Using synthetic oil will make everything leak more.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-25-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,581
Posted By Dauntless
I wouldn't think so. ...

I wouldn't think so.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Barra_engine

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguar_AJ6_engine
Forum: performance & suspension 09-24-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By Dauntless
It'll sound like a tractor, but won't be that...

It'll sound like a tractor, but won't be that loud.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Dauntless
Bit more progress. Gearbox is in. There's a...

Bit more progress.

Gearbox is in. There's a bit of an issue with two of the crossmember bolts, not sure if they've been drilled and tapped to a bigger size, or if there's some other strange issue...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Dauntless
Cheers. Thanks. The Land Rover is another...

Cheers.

Thanks. The Land Rover is another project of mine.

How you doing Ken?

The Fergy is still there. I'll most likely fire it up this summer.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Dauntless
5c coins are a perfect fit in the Pulse Air...

5c coins are a perfect fit in the Pulse Air ports:
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/123834-4/IMAG1028.jpg
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/123819-4/IMAG1031.jpg

EGR fittings welded up:...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 41,369
Posted By Dauntless
Nice work. I like this project.

Nice work. I like this project.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Dauntless
Small amount of progress. Blocked off the...

Small amount of progress.

Blocked off the PulseAir ports with 5c coins coated in Maniseal.
EGR pipe is off the exhaust manifold, ready for the fitting to be welded up.
EGR fitting and an unused...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 41,369
Posted By Dauntless
That would be excellent. I'm sure many of us...

That would be excellent. I'm sure many of us would like a bolt on solution which controls engine movement properly while also lasting a long time.

I'd definitely buy a set from the first batch.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 41,369
Posted By Dauntless
I didn't know the B234 had different mounts. ...

I didn't know the B234 had different mounts.

Having said that, it looks like a similar design might also work well for a B23 or B230 in a 240? They look like they'd control engine movement better...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 41,369
Posted By Dauntless
Nice work. Those engine mounts are interesting,...

Nice work. Those engine mounts are interesting, I'm guessing they'd work for any redblock 240?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Dauntless
Bit of an update. Flywheel, clutch and...

Bit of an update.

Flywheel, clutch and pressure plate are on.
21mm front swaybar is on, with SuperPro mount and endlink bushes, and bent mount replaced.
Exhaust manifold and Pulse Air assembly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,065
Posted By Dauntless
Possibly not relevant to the thread, but in...

Possibly not relevant to the thread, but in response to the original post, these are 195/50R15s:

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/114908-3/IMAG0157.jpg
Forum: performance & suspension 09-09-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,458
Posted By Dauntless
http://www.maceengineering.com.au/epages/shop.sf/e...

http://www.maceengineering.com.au/epages/shop.sf/en_AU/?ObjectPath=/Shops/mace/Categories/Performance_products/%22V6%20Performance%22
...
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