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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:44 PM
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Posted By t8fanning
That's horrible to hear. I was really looking...

That's horrible to hear. I was really looking forward to seeing this car in person. At least you'll still be there.

Were you really getting into it or something? What could have caused the failure?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
Lol. I'll raise boost cut when I don't have to...

Lol. I'll raise boost cut when I don't have to drive the car 700 miles home.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
It'll definitely be a good time. I...

It'll definitely be a good time.



I drive pretty slowly normally, I mostly like to go fast just doing pulls with people. I'll definitely bring my laptop. I already know I'll have to knock out a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
I got some ID1700x, and didn't do anything to my...

I got some ID1700x, and didn't do anything to my feed line. Required duty has dropped a ton; it's now hovering between 50-60% at ~30 psi of boost. They idle great on e65. I'll be curious to see how...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 19,801
Posted By t8fanning
The gauges have so many wires because they have...

The gauges have so many wires because they have data logger outputs as well as a high or low trigger. If you're doing all the logging/failsafe stuff in your ecu you probably won't use most of the...
Forum: events 04-16-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,171
Posted By t8fanning
I finally registered. I signed up for the...

I finally registered. I signed up for the spirited drive and BBQ, although I'm not entirely sure I'll make it to those. Depends on when I actually start the drive.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
I'm not too worried about the wiring. I use 10...

I'm not too worried about the wiring. I use 10 awg for most of the run, and then step down to 12 awg.

I have been thinking about making a nice sending unit, but man there really isn't that much...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
That's true. I should make my own with a...

That's true. I should make my own with a different fuel level sending unit and big hard lines.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
I have -6 fittings brazed on the sending unit,...

I have -6 fittings brazed on the sending unit, and use -6 line with the stock hard line.
Forum: events 04-12-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,171
Posted By t8fanning
When are you leaving to start the drive?

When are you leaving to start the drive?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
Ever since the fuel pump upgrade, I've been...

Ever since the fuel pump upgrade, I've been looking at my injector duty. It's not ideal.

https://i.imgur.com/hljDpmQh.png

The screenshot isn't great, but the lower plot is injector duty cycle...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 167,935
Posted By t8fanning
Nice job. The interior looks great.

Nice job. The interior looks great.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By t8fanning
You can't drill and tap for ABS on non ABS 240...

You can't drill and tap for ABS on non ABS 240 knuckles if you're using the stock ABS rings. The diameter is too large. Following the Buchka's example, I machined a bracket and welded it on. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
I actually measured my shock at ride height and...

I actually measured my shock at ride height and it's at 14.5", which is what ride tech recommends.


My buddy upgraded to a double pumper Aeromotive setup and gave me his Walbro 525 for a deal. At...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 96,101
Posted By t8fanning
I didn't think I'd ever like 18" wheels on a 240,...

I didn't think I'd ever like 18" wheels on a 240, but those just look great. I can't wait to see this thing in person at Davis or IPD.

Any reason to pick the re71r over the r888r?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
Just took it out for a quick drive. The rear end...

Just took it out for a quick drive. The rear end feels so much better over bumps.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
Maybe. Ben's trailing arms do seem pretty light....

Maybe. Ben's trailing arms do seem pretty light. But I do think my shock is a little more compressed at ride height than is ideal. I think putting the upper mounting point in the frame is definitely...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
Thumbs up No problem. Put in your order at...

No problem. Put in your order at https://www.bneshop.com
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
Just about done with my rear suspension. I do...

Just about done with my rear suspension. I do need to get some helper springs, but that's it.

https://i.imgur.com/cXbznT2h.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jLxJXG7h.jpg

I also got the front bumper...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By t8fanning
It's been a while since I had a 007, but I'm 90%...

It's been a while since I had a 007, but I'm 90% sure I used 1" ID hose. Diameter is the same for inlet and outlet.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By t8fanning
I like my Tilton fine. Just make sure you get the...

I like my Tilton fine. Just make sure you get the right piston for your pressure plate.



I can't remember if the Deeworks replacement input shaft sleeve has the same diameter as the stock, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By t8fanning
To find the location of where you wanted the...

To find the location of where you wanted the hole, did you make the bumper cover level with the body line or some other method?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By t8fanning
Thanks. I'm not putting newer fenders on, still...

Thanks. I'm not putting newer fenders on, still using my 82 fenders.

Did you drill holes for the secondary alignment bump on the plastic side supports or are you talking about the main hole for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By t8fanning
Differences between 83-85 fenders and 80-82 fenders

I'm changing my commando bumpers to a set of 83-85 bumpers. I've read as many threads as I could find about it, but mostly they talk about trim. I have a full set of 83-85 turbo trim I will use, but...
Forum: events 03-06-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,171
Posted By t8fanning
I'm taking I-80, so if I see you on the side of...

I'm taking I-80, so if I see you on the side of the road I'll be sure to take a picture, and then maybe stop.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,723
Posted By t8fanning
Lol. I'm really not offended in the slightest. I...

Lol. I'm really not offended in the slightest. I defer to you (obviously, you're the expert) and was mostly basing my recommendations on my own circumstances, which don't really match up with his....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,723
Posted By t8fanning
No worries at all. Maybe he did talk to someone...

No worries at all. Maybe he did talk to someone else. I'm not sure if I'm the guy he's referencing. I didn't make any of the plots he's posted; we've just been talking about my turbo selection since...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,723
Posted By t8fanning
Am I the guy being referenced? I meant I...

Am I the guy being referenced? I meant I didn't/don't think you'd be happy with a turbo with max flow below ~65 lb/min. Just doesn't seem worth it to me because I bet you'll want more power in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,723
Posted By t8fanning
I didn't realize the 3576 maxed out at ~67...

I didn't realize the 3576 maxed out at ~67 lb/min. That's just a tiny bit more than the 7670. Seems like that's the wrong map. But if it's right that's going to be a great choice if you want to stick...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,723
Posted By t8fanning
Thumbs down My new vote is a 9180 and nitrous.

My new vote is a 9180 and nitrous.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,723
Posted By t8fanning
I'm sure RSI had to change the design to fit the...

I'm sure RSI had to change the design to fit the 16v head in a 240 on a slant.

I would run an adapter before plugging the EWG port personally (obviously). The adapter isn't ideal, but it's really...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
Much cheaper. I got both for $50. ...

Much cheaper. I got both for $50.



Nope. Stock senders won't work, but they do come with their own senders.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
I do have a few nicks and scratches I'd like to...

I do have a few nicks and scratches I'd like to address.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
I was just looking at your thread for clip count...

I was just looking at your thread for clip count and position and saw the SEM stuff. I'll have to get some of that. Did you sand the covers at all?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
That's fine. But this isn't a pre 81 car and...

That's fine. But this isn't a pre 81 car and commandos aren't my favorite.



It's a saab spoiler, but I never have figured out exactly what car it's from. The part number is:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By t8fanning
AEM hands down. Nothing even comes close. If you...

AEM hands down. Nothing even comes close. If you want to spend some money get the failsafe e85 gauge. It can display boost, ethanol content, and AFR while also being a failsafe if your AFR or boost...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
I finally found some toy bumpers in decent shape,...

I finally found some toy bumpers in decent shape, and they were local as well. They're not the best lookin, but they're good enough for now. I have a full set of turbo trim to go with this as soon as...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 257,056
Posted By t8fanning
Erik is right. I just installed one of those...

Erik is right. I just installed one of those aeromotive double pumpers in my buddy's car and they're big. It would take a fair amount of cutting in the trunk and tank to get it to fit with access in...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-02-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,974
Posted By t8fanning
I machined an ABS sensor fitting and welded it to...

I machined an ABS sensor fitting and welded it to some non-ABS knuckles before I upgraded to ABS knuckles. The Buchkas have done the same and I think they made a thread about it.

GPS won't work...
Forum: showroom 01-31-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 2,560,167
Posted By t8fanning
It looks like Robbie Tice's car. I think it's for...

It looks like Robbie Tice's car. I think it's for sale still.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 96,101
Posted By t8fanning
I'm surprised you don't already have a billet...

I'm surprised you don't already have a billet dash from the twins at the upholstery shop yet.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
https://i.imgur.com/mBzLE9pl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/mBzLE9pl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/PDfeat3l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/9RJMZedl.jpg

I installed some of Ben's rear axle bearings last night. It really was an easy job with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,249
Posted By t8fanning
The car has been sitting since it got cold and...

The car has been sitting since it got cold and snowy here. Not worth driving because I have zero traction. I have been redoing the rear suspension which will hopefully be done soon and I replaced the...
Forum: events 01-21-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,171
Posted By t8fanning
I think I'll make it out this year. I'll be...

I think I'll make it out this year. I'll be definitely down for drags but maybe not with slicks. I'll have to make the long drive back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By t8fanning
Available Heater Core Brands

I've pulled the heater box on my 240 to fix the recirculation door actuator and blower motor and figure I might as well replace my heater core while it's all out. I've read/heard bad things about...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 187,374
Posted By t8fanning
You're right. EFRs are physically large. I also...

You're right. EFRs are physically large. I also agree that a G series would be great. The only issue is they don't have T3 inlet flanges as far as I know. He could use a T3-T4 adapter (like I do),...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 187,374
Posted By t8fanning
Our engine setups are pretty much the same, so I...

Our engine setups are pretty much the same, so I think I have a pretty good handle on how you think.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 187,374
Posted By t8fanning
For only 350 at your elevation you could get away...

For only 350 at your elevation you could get away with the 7064 I had previously. It definitely rips around sea level with better response than the 7670. But I bet you'll want more in the future, so...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By t8fanning
No, but I replaced the one stud with an arp bolt...

No, but I replaced the one stud with an arp bolt to get the clearance I needed.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By t8fanning
Looks like you're using ARP main studs. What did...

Looks like you're using ARP main studs. What did you do to get the oil pump transfer tube to clear?
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