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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By gsellstr
Cool, I'll get a set of the 40716's on the way,...

Cool, I'll get a set of the 40716's on the way, thanks guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By gsellstr
Thanks Ian, I think those may have been what was...

Thanks Ian, I think those may have been what was on the car prior to the current set. Can't say for sure, since that's been 5-6 years. lol

Logan...not sure if it's 5 or 7mm, haven't measured.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By gsellstr
Stupid wiper question...

Ok, this one is bugging me now, haven't found much so far.

Ordered some new wiper blades for the 140 that has the flat bar ends, not the j-hook ends. Grabbed a set of Bosch Icon 16A's, nope, don't...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,015
Posted By gsellstr
Yes, that was INDEED worse in person. That entire...

Yes, that was INDEED worse in person. That entire car was worse in person. That hole was not cut, it was made with a digging bar. Zip ties for hose clamps on coolant lines, holding the oil cooler to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By gsellstr
There's really no spot to plug in a scan tool...

There's really no spot to plug in a scan tool without unplugging the LH/EZK box, which would lose all the fuel trim data. There is rumor of OBDI live stream data from the late LH2.4 boxes, not sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,015
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, what ^^^^ said...I think. What about...

Yup, what ^^^^ said...I think.

What about the Regina cars? I know they put the coil on the left tower, seems like that would be a LONG coil wire if it was head mounted...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,015
Posted By gsellstr
Common sense and Cali smog do not correlate. My...

Common sense and Cali smog do not correlate. My 91 Dodge with a 5.9 TBI has to meet tighter restrictions than my dad's 95 Dodge with a 5.9 magnum, by a BIG margin. His NOx limit is 3x what mine is,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,015
Posted By gsellstr
Ref doesn't understand a crank trigger off the...

Ref doesn't understand a crank trigger off the flywheel. Wiring diagram, show him a stock dizzy with no internals, point out the crank trigger, point out the timing is not adjustable on the donor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By gsellstr
Wonder if anyone else caught that reference?...

Wonder if anyone else caught that reference? Wasn't lost on me though. ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,665
Posted By gsellstr
I'm running 35mm up front, 30 in the back. Did...

I'm running 35mm up front, 30 in the back. Did the math a little wrong, should have done 35's all around. FYI, the STI wheels are ET53, bit on the high side.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,665
Posted By gsellstr
Mine is a SAM spoiler, came with a tube of...

Mine is a SAM spoiler, came with a tube of adhesive, plus 2 screws thru the tailgate. No brackets at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By gsellstr
I was just getting ready to type up something to...

I was just getting ready to type up something to verify that you had coolant flow, and from there, check that the blend door is actually moving. Sounds like you get to fix a vacuum control issue, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By gsellstr
RSI is out of business, no dice on a cam new from...

RSI is out of business, no dice on a cam new from them. I'd say just do the turbo swap, either 15G or 16T (15G is easier to find), MBC, and make sure you have a decent exhaust.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By gsellstr
I think Scotty's may have stuck out a bit as...

I think Scotty's may have stuck out a bit as well, before we trimmed it, been a few years since we installed it though.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely time to read up on how it works....

Definitely time to read up on how it works. There's a throttle stop screw that yes, it can adjust the idle speed. Then on LH2.2 cars there's a thumbscrew as well to fine tune the adjustment, 2.4 cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By gsellstr
Damn Mike, that's nuts! Or screwy? Glad I...

Damn Mike, that's nuts! Or screwy?

Glad I put a little locktight on if I ever pull the plate, but still, wouldn't help with the snapped shaft...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
There's an oring sealing the TPS to the throttle...

There's an oring sealing the TPS to the throttle body, don't recall if that side also has a shaft seal. The other side has a seal. Pro tip, the part number for those seals is the same as the part...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By gsellstr
That Maximiser we installed looked identical to...

That Maximiser we installed looked identical to the OBX, other than the difference in materials and the paint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By gsellstr
That's related to 2.4. 2.4 will close the idle...

That's related to 2.4. 2.4 will close the idle motor once the vehicle is stationary, leaves it partially open on decel once it's out of fuel cut mode. With it staying that high, I'd suspect the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By gsellstr
Tps won't cause that. Tps only tells the system...

Tps won't cause that. Tps only tells the system if it is at idle or wot (non turbo). No affect of mixture or timing outside those two points.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,003
Posted By gsellstr
Wasn't on a redblock, admittedly, but it was on a...

Wasn't on a redblock, admittedly, but it was on a very mild whiteblock, still on the stock tune, a set of whites, NA cams, and 2.5" cat back. Just swapping the housing and DP did make a difference,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By gsellstr
I did it on the recommendation of my machine shop...

I did it on the recommendation of my machine shop actually. Shop I used before them also recommended it. There's logic either way, especially once you put crankcase pressure into the mix. Mine...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,003
Posted By gsellstr
There's a pretty good improvement between the...

There's a pretty good improvement between the flat and angled housings, based on the change I made on the wife's R between the two. Really helped spool time and mid-upper end power.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno man, I've had a 530 and the current 531,...

Dunno man, I've had a 530 and the current 531, plus the B20 were all setup with bronze guides, and seals on the exhaust, never had an issue at all. Might be the bronze though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By gsellstr
^^^ yup

^^^ yup
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By gsellstr
Pretty sure Bready's should be the 'flat' flange...

Pretty sure Bready's should be the 'flat' flange not the angled flange. That said, Bready, if you find an angled flange DP, get the housing, swap onto your current turbo. Really did notice a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By gsellstr
https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-Inch-Turbo-Downpipe-3-V...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-Inch-Turbo-Downpipe-3-VOLVO-850-S70-V70-Turbo-Exhaust-Down-Pipe/263350460845?hash=item3d50e921ad:g:CqYAAOSw3xVaHdRu&vxp=mtr

We put one of these on Scotty's Yellow......
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By gsellstr
If you can find the OBX stuff, the ones I've seen...

If you can find the OBX stuff, the ones I've seen and had on the R were nicely done.

CJ (yother.com)may still be making them as well, little on the spendy side but really nicely done.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,003
Posted By gsellstr
Good point Tyler. I keep forgetting, the SCR on...

Good point Tyler. I keep forgetting, the SCR on mine is 9.0 as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,003
Posted By gsellstr
25psi yeah, you're out of injector. At 18 I was...

25psi yeah, you're out of injector. At 18 I was running about 75% DC on my #65's. Also 42's are right on the bare minimum for the 3" AMM.

If you want to go lockup, go 71L, not 72L. The 71L is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
That is a bit on the large side. I'm only running...

That is a bit on the large side. I'm only running a 56-trim which on the setup I've got with a .63 hotside is still good for 400-450hp per Garrett.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, there's a pic for ya. Should be visible from...

Yup, there's a pic for ya. Should be visible from the top.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,003
Posted By gsellstr
Power band related to cam timing is different...

Power band related to cam timing is different than efficiency from the turbo.

OP - If you're getting slippage right now in 3rd, your trans isn't too long for this world at current power levels....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By gsellstr
Look down from the top with the upper cover...

Look down from the top with the upper cover removed, don't need to pull the lower cover to see the notch.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By gsellstr
You can also use the slot in the washer on the...

You can also use the slot in the washer on the crank. That should line up against the mark on the aluminum timing cover. Remember, if you put a mark on a balancer that's spinning, your mark will...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Did you check the ignition timing after changing...

Did you check the ignition timing after changing the cam timing? Remember, cam driven dizzy on the 7/9's, you just changed the cam position in relation to TDC so you need to adjust the ignition...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
I'm NOT recommending setting it off a tooth, I'm...

I'm NOT recommending setting it off a tooth, I'm simply recommending you VERIFY it is correct, with the cam and crank both at TDC.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Sounds like your timing belt may be off a tooth....

Sounds like your timing belt may be off a tooth. That would explain a lot of things, including why it wakes up at 4800.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
This. I've been running their wires on a few...

This.

I've been running their wires on a few vehicles for quite a while. Mine were cheaper after shipping and tax, with the firebraid and a custom coil wire than a new set of Bougi's, let alone...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Also one should have a line around it on the...

Also one should have a line around it on the outside. I believe that is the ported one for the pcv system.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Go look at the nipples closely (that's what she...

Go look at the nipples closely (that's what she said). You'll see one is MUCH smaller inside than the others. That one goes to the breather, the others go to the other items.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
FYI, the vacuum nipple for the PCV is a ported...

FYI, the vacuum nipple for the PCV is a ported nipple anyway, around .040" or so I believe, so the leak there is minimal anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Brand/model of wastegate might help, to know if...

Brand/model of wastegate might help, to know if it's plumbed correctly...

But yeah, I'm with John. Have you driven it in it's current setup to verify there is a problem at this point?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
I am with John for once. Drive the car before...

I am with John for once. Drive the car before digging into an issue you don't know even exists.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
You need to validate you have an issue before...

You need to validate you have an issue before trying to diagnose a problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Probably with working the throttle I could spool...

Probably with working the throttle I could spool it up a few pounds in neutral, but that's a completely irrelevant test unless you're some dubber at an import show trying to vent the BOV to make...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By gsellstr
Nice work man, thanks!

Nice work man, thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno what to say man. I'll see 5psi at 1800,...

Dunno what to say man. I'll see 5psi at 1800, 3500 it's sitting full tilt at 20 on the wastegate in any gear but I also have a converter to flash against. Even in locked in OD it'll see 15psi by...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,668
Posted By gsellstr
That idea will never work John. There, feel...

That idea will never work John.

There, feel better, with that out of the way? lol

I'd suspect given the apparently significant lack of building boost that he'll be able to feel it pretty easy,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-27-2017, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By gsellstr
Running a resistor plug AND resistor ends should...

Running a resistor plug AND resistor ends should easily suffice, even with solid core wire.

Might hit up Kingsborne, they may have some other options for ends if you are still planning. Might be...
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