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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By VB242
Lh2.2 is arguably more reliable, the hall sensor...

Lh2.2 is arguably more reliable, the hall sensor has a stronger signal than the VR sensor in lh2.4. I'm pretty sure 2.2 computers are more robust too, but this is anecdotal from browsing TB.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,069
Posted By VB242
You can use slightly larger injector, Ford brown...

You can use slightly larger injector, Ford brown top injectors are what I used (pm me if you're interested in buying my used ones) with 2.2 but you have to adjust the maf for it to idle and cruise...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 532
Posted By VB242
I brake clean, compressed air, chase threads,...

I brake clean, compressed air, chase threads, brake clean then compressed air again. I hold a rag over the hole when I'm home blowing them out to catch the brake clean.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 867
Posted By VB242
Dude dyno'd 901 hp through 8.8 in another thread,...

Dude dyno'd 901 hp through 8.8 in another thread, I was sold. I doubt I'll break it with my turbo 2.1.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,069
Posted By VB242
The ipd turbo cam seems pointier than any factory...

The ipd turbo cam seems pointier than any factory cam I've seen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 532
Posted By VB242
Another valid reason to NOT participate in the...

Another valid reason to NOT participate in the Valentine's extravaganza, it'll blow your head gasket!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 885
Posted By VB242
Too nice for a Volvo motor, that engine bay says...

Too nice for a Volvo motor, that engine bay says LS
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 867
Posted By VB242
They're only open Monday-Saturday. They have 33...

They're only open Monday-Saturday. They have 33 explorers as of today.
https://www.fossupullit.com/locations/chesapeake-va/
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 867
Posted By VB242
Yeah there were 37 explorers in the local PNP's...

Yeah there were 37 explorers in the local PNP's when I did my 8.8 swap. I found exactly what I was looking for 4.10 gears and traction lock LSD. $150 out the door with the extra short axle slid in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By VB242
Have you been into the cover over the...

Have you been into the cover over the intermediate shaft lately? This requires a gasket not FIPG for proper clearance of the thrust bearing.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By VB242
I picked up 97hp last time I was on a dyno...

I picked up 97hp last time I was on a dyno tweaking my ignition map on MS. I had it set very conservatively, the tuner suggested more aggressive timing and it made a huge difference. So maybe it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By VB242
I just had a fairly new CV axle fail, there...

I just had a fairly new CV axle fail, there wasn't much movement in it when I wiggled it but I believe it was the cause of my problems. I did also change the wheel bearing at the same time, it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By VB242
Compression test and combustion byproducts test...

Compression test and combustion byproducts test for your coolant, sounds like a blown head gasket
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 4,556
Posted By VB242
Sent some moolah

Sent some moolah
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By VB242
You can get larger diameter wheels and or tires...

You can get larger diameter wheels and or tires which will effectively change your final gearing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 896
Posted By VB242
Move farther south or buy some of this....

Move farther south or buy some of this....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By VB242
You won't need a T5 adapter anyway.

You won't need a T5 adapter anyway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By VB242
Pics or Indian burn

Pics or Indian burn
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By VB242
Seems to me the thin part you had lightened was...

Seems to me the thin part you had lightened was probably helping the thick part stay together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,007
Posted By VB242
That sure sounds like when the injector drivers...

That sure sounds like when the injector drivers failed in my microsquirt, which caused the injectors to run wide open and dump 6 gals of gas through the engine in a minute or 2
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,042
Posted By VB242
I would buy, in fact I will pay your $50 price if...

I would buy, in fact I will pay your $50 price if you still want to sell it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,042
Posted By VB242
I've been eyeballing that one for a while.

I've been eyeballing that one for a while.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,718
Posted By VB242
I have about $300.00 in my pick n pull Explorer...

I have about $300.00 in my pick n pull Explorer 8.8 swap including Ford racing carbon fiber LSD clutch plates. Leaves 2 stripes of rubber.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,042
Posted By VB242
Right rear 5 panel taillight backup lens. I...

Right rear 5 panel taillight backup lens. I actually have a spare left 5 panel taillight if anyone would like to trade even up for a right or even plus a small amount of cash for your trouble.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 809
Posted By VB242
I've been beating on my bB21+t for 4 years with...

I've been beating on my bB21+t for 4 years with no squirters and wiseco forged pistons, still runs well. I've probably done more damage with poor tuning/washing the cylinders with fuel. There was...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-21-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By VB242
About 10" from the turbo outlet in the down pipe,...

About 10" from the turbo outlet in the down pipe, no issues with it so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By VB242
My M47 driveshaft has 1300's on it except the end...

My M47 driveshaft has 1300's on it except the end that has a 1330 that I had welded on
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By VB242
Speedometers are overrated, I use a $98 GPS in my...

Speedometers are overrated, I use a $98 GPS in my 242, it doesn't work in the tunnel of course and have had it go a little flaky on super cloudy days. I just kind of keep up with traffic, until...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By VB242
Harbor freight, don't buy the cheapest plastic...

Harbor freight, don't buy the cheapest plastic one.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By VB242
What's wrong with said water/oil cooler? John...

What's wrong with said water/oil cooler? John Deere uses them quite a bit. It helps warm your oil when it's cold out too. I've ran pretty high boost and never had a problem so far with overheating,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By VB242
The pins in the socket get pushed out of the...

The pins in the socket get pushed out of the connector on the wire side pretty easily, roll the rubber boot up and check.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By VB242
When I was trying to get a conversion u-joint for...

When I was trying to get a conversion u-joint for the 8.8 swap I found the M47 driveshaft to have a 1300 size u-joint. They don't make a 1300-1330 conversion joint so I had to have a 1330 yoke welded...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By VB242
I'm running the Volvo flat flywheel from an M46...

I'm running the Volvo flat flywheel from an M46 equipped car, the clutch setup from them is supposed to hold 280ft.lbs. It hasn't slipped or broken on me yet after 4 yrs of autocross abuse.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,504
Posted By VB242
Did you get a/some ticket (s)?

Did you get a/some ticket (s)?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By VB242
Call South bend clutch, they don't have a listing...

Call South bend clutch, they don't have a listing on their website but they have the package for a red block flat flywheel/t5 swap in the computer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,468
Posted By VB242
Are ou sure your ignition components are getting...

Are ou sure your ignition components are getting power while cranking? I made this mistake, on my 1980 242 when I did my lh2.2 swap, you have to run everything off the blue wire, as that's the only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,340
Posted By VB242
I have 7 cars parked on the street here on the...

I have 7 cars parked on the street here on the right coast.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By VB242
That sounds like a big leap towards...

That sounds like a big leap towards socialism/communism, maga needs coal fired cars to keep the mines open.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By VB242
Tapping the valve cover without some sort of...

Tapping the valve cover without some sort of baffle will just push oil out of your new hole/hose. You'd be better off with the oil cap or figure out why the pressure isn't being relieved and/or why...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By VB242
Sounds like the terrorists win again, shipping...

Sounds like the terrorists win again, shipping you dirty IED manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,340
Posted By VB242
I only went 90ft.lbs on my 8v head with arp studs...

I only went 90ft.lbs on my 8v head with arp studs per yoshifab directions, but I had the arp lube. I planning a re-torque myself soon since I'm getting a teensy antifreeze smell at 25psi, perhaps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,340
Posted By VB242
Your 120ft.lbs torque had be like me wondering if...

Your 120ft.lbs torque had be like me wondering if you had a crack, sounds like no news is good news though.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By VB242
Did anyone get a price on a new Cummins engine,...

Did anyone get a price on a new Cummins engine, because a reman 4BT is north of $7K? How much bensin can you buy for that kind of money? How many 740T's can you buy for $7k?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-06-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By VB242
My block mounted distributor is set to 53.40,...

My block mounted distributor is set to 53.40, trigger return, falling edge. The rotor is about halfway past the #1 post at TDC. I set my fixed timing at 12°, mostly because when I set it up that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,214
Posted By VB242
It will be difficult to reach 300 on lh2.2 which...

It will be difficult to reach 300 on lh2.2 which is what I'm assuming your 88 has. You can ms or switch to lh2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By VB242
Dude, I'm just joking around, if you want to run...

Dude, I'm just joking around, if you want to run a stinky 2 timing chain or is it belts? diesel VW motor have at it. Diesel soot is bad for human breathing though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,967
Posted By VB242
Sort of relevant- to install poly on the front...

Sort of relevant- to install poly on the front position or the LCA you need to press out the complete bushing with shell before installing the poly.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By VB242
If you're going to cheat and go diesel then yeah...

If you're going to cheat and go diesel then yeah you should make your goals. Just add 10 mins eta to every trip.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By VB242
Maybe run a small hone through it? I'm no expert...

Maybe run a small hone through it? I'm no expert so use my advice at your own risk
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By VB242
Lol, You're fighting quite the coefficient of...

Lol, You're fighting quite the coefficient of drag to try to get 35+ mpg out of a brick shaped object. I think the 240 is around .45 coefficient of drag, my greatly more aerodynamic Toyota (.32 cod)...
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