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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:28 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
DocHow - I've got an 82 with an LS3 in it,...

DocHow - I've got an 82 with an LS3 in it, Classic Auto Air A/C, battery in the passenger side butt cheek, manual transmission. I've got all the idiot lights and gauges working correctly - using the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By M.H. Yount
Having bought a few that I couldn't use -- word...

Having bought a few that I couldn't use -- word to the wise -- try to get a shaft by REMOVING it from the vehicle yourself. Just dropping one end of an aluminum one can introduce enough runout to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
I don't think there is a "top arm" with the...

I don't think there is a "top arm" with the traditional truck/long arm set up.

Coils and shocks behind the rear axle take advantage of the suspension arm "lever" - takes less spring rate and less...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,496
Posted By M.H. Yount
300 lb-ft was the rated capacity for the V8 Stang...

300 lb-ft was the rated capacity for the V8 Stang T5’s; 330 lb-ft for the aftermarket T5z. Suspect the way you want to use it, 3rd gear might be the weak point - it’s the furthest away from a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,496
Posted By M.H. Yount
http://www.moderndriveline.com/Technical_Bits/trem...

http://www.moderndriveline.com/Technical_Bits/tremec_t45.htm --- says 400 lb-ft
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By M.H. Yount
I run 12", 275# Eibachs on my LS 242 with Ben's...

I run 12", 275# Eibachs on my LS 242 with Ben's Luxe steer and caster/camber plates. I use a small helper spring to keep things in place at full droop.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By M.H. Yount
In GM's D.I. engines, the tank-mounted pressure...

In GM's D.I. engines, the tank-mounted pressure requirement is 72 psig, vs the 58 psig for normal efi. Don't know what the Ford requirement is -- easy to confirm and adjust I'd think.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By M.H. Yount
Likewise, cam/springs alone and 480-500 is easily...

Likewise, cam/springs alone and 480-500 is easily available from the LS3. Agree - VR6 one sweet sounding motor. And perhaps the most output available from the most compact engine. VW did well to...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
What spring rates?

What spring rates?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 104,180
Posted By M.H. Yount
As always, nice work DT! Particularly like the...

As always, nice work DT! Particularly like the mount for the cooler. On your temp control possible worry about the fan adding load during starting -- on my A/C to fan control, I ran the wires...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,498
Posted By M.H. Yount
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6Ni2gPo5Us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6Ni2gPo5Us
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,533
Posted By M.H. Yount
I just added one of these to my well insulated...

I just added one of these to my well insulated garage.

http://i.imgur.com/QXSP9bk.jpg (https://imgur.com/QXSP9bk)

I let it run for about 4 hours (5-9 pm) yesterday. This morning I was greeted...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
I have textured black on valve covers and intake...

I have textured black on valve covers and intake tube - I like the look. Word to the wise - sand smooth the texture underneath the elbow clamping surface. A tiny leak there will set a check engine...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 98,406
Posted By M.H. Yount
HA! I'm just the labor -- my buddy John owns the...

HA! I'm just the labor -- my buddy John owns the car. As an old pipeline hand used to say -- "It ain't my cat - I'm just holdin' the tail!"

http://i.imgur.com/SyFap6M.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 98,406
Posted By M.H. Yount
Sorry for sidetrack....Tom, hope to see you in...

Sorry for sidetrack....Tom, hope to see you in October. John brought the Citroen last year -- he's making a big push to bring the Ferrari this year as the featured "marque" is Italian cars. I will...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 98,406
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL -- parts prices mean you only order once you...

LOL -- parts prices mean you only order once you know precisely what you need. So a certain amount of labor is needed BEFORE you order parts. The starter crapping out was a great example - no idea...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 98,406
Posted By M.H. Yount
In the spirit of cursing the designers/builders...

In the spirit of cursing the designers/builders for choices they made that come back to haunt the owner/mechanic -- spent 5 of the last 8 days helping a friend get his '62 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 back on...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 123,638
Posted By M.H. Yount
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
Yup -- it's the upper hose that sometimes gets...

Yup -- it's the upper hose that sometimes gets untidy on the LS swaps....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,863
Posted By M.H. Yount
Purdy!

Purdy!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By M.H. Yount
I run this box -- just because I grew weary of...

I run this box -- just because I grew weary of accuracy/recalibration issues every time I had a driveline/tire size change. https://www.classicautoinnovations.com/classic It uses a GPS signal and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By M.H. Yount
I believe the electronic speedo runs off of a...

I believe the electronic speedo runs off of a tone wheel/sensor in the rear end....if so, the 5.0/C4 shouldn't have any impact on the speedo's function. If it's not working - diagnose. Sensor,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 37,827
Posted By M.H. Yount
Really coming along nicely -- not surprised! ...

Really coming along nicely -- not surprised! Finally figured out -- if VW had made 'club cab' version - the profile view reminds me of an old Rabbit Pickup except 1 1/3 scale.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
....or perhaps a redesigned hood latch support -...

....or perhaps a redesigned hood latch support - I think that could be redesigned so the vertical support is both further forward and a smaller cross section. But, pins work too. BTW, Alan Groves...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
Pretty sure the Coyote is not even close to...

Pretty sure the Coyote is not even close to clearing the brake booster.....but hydraboost solves that.

Like the radiator position. Although, I had a condenser to squeeze in there too - so opted...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,985
Posted By M.H. Yount
Good for you. I bought 6 belts from O'Reilly's...

Good for you. I bought 6 belts from O'Reilly's before I got the right one. Turns out accurately measuring for that was tougher than I thought... They don't mind the returns though.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By M.H. Yount
Link to Hackster's current swap.... ...

Link to Hackster's current swap....

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=341261
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By M.H. Yount
Just an errant thought -- while doing the...

Just an errant thought -- while doing the mechanical work swapping the spring -- if something is causing the strut bearing to bind so the spring can't turn as it's deflected, that bind would manifest...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
Ditto on the gusset suggestion - was typing away...

Ditto on the gusset suggestion - was typing away on the previous page, and then saw Ben's comment....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By M.H. Yount
As you're deciding, know that cutting coils from...

As you're deciding, know that cutting coils from the 960 spring won't just reduce ride height; it will increase the spring rate even more.....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By M.H. Yount
Even if it was expecting a 5V signal, if working...

Even if it was expecting a 5V signal, if working it would register, just way off.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By M.H. Yount
Yeah.... ...

Yeah....

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=333984
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,863
Posted By M.H. Yount
No! If it’s not building pressure or creating...

No! If it’s not building pressure or creating vacuum in the fuel tank - don’t start changing another variable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,863
Posted By M.H. Yount
You don’t have the canister hooked to the intake,...

You don’t have the canister hooked to the intake, right? Had them put that back to disconnected?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
I can confirm - you get about 1/4" of "help" if...

I can confirm - you get about 1/4" of "help" if you place any strut tower reinforcement plate (for caster/camber plates) ABOVE the tower instead of under it. Raises the strut bar up by that much. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hard to tell from pic (which looks great!) - but...

Hard to tell from pic (which looks great!) - but engine mounting height + supercharger may cause brace clearance issues as well....but knowing Hackster, that’s already been thought thru.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By M.H. Yount
Mine came off a dealer-installed wheel back in...

Mine came off a dealer-installed wheel back in the day. It uses the collapsible adapter that hiperf linked above.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,374
Posted By M.H. Yount
A little searching by the OP will show some...

A little searching by the OP will show some pretty dramatic failures -- not only flywheels but clutch discs and pressure plates as well. The best protection is quality parts AND steel bell housings...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,985
Posted By M.H. Yount
The versions that come on a new crate LS3 (Camaro...

The versions that come on a new crate LS3 (Camaro style) won't fit in a 240; you'll give us the verdict on the 900....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By M.H. Yount
Makes me think the needle has somehow been...

Makes me think the needle has somehow been “mis-placed” on the shaft....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,863
Posted By M.H. Yount
I had to slightly enlarge the plastic clamp that...

I had to slightly enlarge the plastic clamp that the OEM unit uses. I don’t know if the 100 and the 300 are the same diameter or not. And, of course, make up the wiring connections. Remember - the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,863
Posted By M.H. Yount
That's it Ralph. Your mechanic will have to...

That's it Ralph. Your mechanic will have to navigate the plumbing associated with removing the under-car/in-line pump and replacing it with hi-pressure efi rated hose from the outlet of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By M.H. Yount
Following along....

Following along....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,863
Posted By M.H. Yount
Guys - can he put a single/in-tank pump on the 84...

Guys - can he put a single/in-tank pump on the 84 OEM Volvo F.I. system, do away with the inline pump?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
I had to deal with it a few times from 1996-2015...

I had to deal with it a few times from 1996-2015 when mine was Ford powered.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
Was thinking more of Hackster having to route the...

Was thinking more of Hackster having to route the LS heater hoses from the passenger side to the driver's side inside the engine compartment. That 'crossover' can easily be done behind the firewall...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
Know what you mean -- I put a Classic Auto Air...

Know what you mean -- I put a Classic Auto Air universal A/C system in mine when I pulled the Ford motor out and put the LS in. Heater and A/C all on the passenger side with limited real estate. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By M.H. Yount
https://www.astroperformance.com/product/new-treme...

https://www.astroperformance.com/product/new-tremec-t-5-5-speed-transmission/
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,158
Posted By M.H. Yount
You give any thought to bringing the heater hoses...

You give any thought to bringing the heater hoses through the firewall on the passenger side - so you don't have to move them across the compartment? You can still fit the control valve in the same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By M.H. Yount
Yeah - lots of inside masking (after removing...

Yeah - lots of inside masking (after removing dash cap) and outside masking. Try to leave the campsite better’n I found it.
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