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Forum: showroom 11-26-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By James M
And to think E30 guys call these rare (my brother...

And to think E30 guys call these rare (my brother owns bimmers or ide never know), looking good with those rareparts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By James M
Im not seeing pictures but I sure do want to

Im not seeing pictures but I sure do want to
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By James M
Nah, I enjoy the sweet sweet feeling of 20k volts...

Nah, I enjoy the sweet sweet feeling of 20k volts hopping from my elbow to the strut tower
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,947
Posted By James M
Make sure it gets tagged with a threats against...

Make sure it gets tagged with a threats against the lives of all 7/9s before it goes back together
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By James M
Not sure about dogdish but with a flat flywheel...

Not sure about dogdish but with a flat flywheel you can get a viggen pressure plate for ~$90 and a random old ford (you'll have to look it up by size) disc for ~$50. Worked well until about 16psi...
Forum: website & board 11-20-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By James M
I personally would like to see jacks sig under...

I personally would like to see jacks sig under every post, regardless of if it's his or not
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By James M
So wait you installed the torque converter onto...

So wait you installed the torque converter onto the motor, then the transmission separately?

I can't offer any advice on how do proceed, except go back and stop yourself, or install the manual in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By James M
Try cranking the lines open at the master and...

Try cranking the lines open at the master and having someone else hit the petal, if its pushing fluid out of the fittings then i'd try more bleeding before replacing the master
Forum: showroom 11-08-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By James M
You guys have most of a rainbow there. Green,...

You guys have most of a rainbow there. Green, yellow, purple, red, blueish. Looking pretty sweet
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By James M
Hot Does the hood close?

Hot

Does the hood close?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,939
Posted By James M
I've seen your autocross videos, quite the...

I've seen your autocross videos, quite the beating

Do you have pictures of it before setting it up for a volvo? I was under the impression nissan got the NWC units as most of those guys seem to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,939
Posted By James M
Throw up some pictures If you can. Just to make...

Throw up some pictures If you can. Just to make sure it's the same style of input shaft I'm thinking of. Did you measure the 4cly one to come to the conclusion it was one?

You'll also want a new...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,939
Posted By James M
Really? I was under the impression that the...

Really? I was under the impression that the 300zx used the nwc t5 that has a different style of input shaft&bearing, but maybe that's just the 280zx l28 t5 units. I was thinking about one in mmt Z...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,939
Posted By James M
I missed the talk of input shaft swapping but...

I missed the talk of input shaft swapping but it's dead simple and I've never had a needle bearing fall out in me.

V6 unit is easy enough to get that idea still say it's the beast 5 speed option...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By James M
I run my o2 sensor in the middle of the down...

I run my o2 sensor in the middle of the down pipe, should get the same reading just .0002 seconds slower then before.

I wanna saw the recommended o2 sensor placement is like 2 feet from the turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By James M
All the info is out there...one google search...

All the info is out there...one google search away...
But what your looking for is the g80 locker, unless it's a late model 7 series it probably won't have one
Automatic locking.

I noticed it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By James M
Easier solution is to use the 12 slot tone ring...

Easier solution is to use the 12 slot tone ring off the original open carrier. Just make sure to flatten the tone ring down, if not it will chew up the sensor
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By James M
That's what caffeine is for, down 3 of the...

That's what caffeine is for, down 3 of the cheapest energy drinks you can buy a day and worry about the heart problems later.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By James M
Avoid the cutoff wheel you'll be ok

Avoid the cutoff wheel you'll be ok
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By James M
Also from experience but maybe not as good advise...

Also from experience but maybe not as good advise unless that's what your into
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By James M
He's speaking from personal experience it's a...

He's speaking from personal experience it's a very good lesson.

Why paint them if your trying to remove the paint now? If your gonna call slapping down a layer of black rattle can refinishing I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By James M
I know people like the NA Kjet manifolds, if your...

I know people like the NA Kjet manifolds, if your going to weld on injector bongs might as well do that one
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By James M
We just put hella 4x6 H4 conversion bulbs in my...

We just put hella 4x6 H4 conversion bulbs in my GFs 245, made driving at night much better. IPD sells them for ~$150 for a set of outer bulbs.
LED is gross don't do it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By James M
Turbo Kjet idle/low RPM misfire

I've been roped into fixing someone else's Volvo yet again but the magic of Kjet is not my strong suit.

Car:
82 245t, Original Kjet system
Issue is:
Below 2,000 RPM a uneven misfire, not...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,939
Posted By James M
The V6 mustang t5 will work with the transmission...

The V6 mustang t5 will work with the transmission adapters available (or if you make your own) if you swap in a 5.0 inut shaft. Super easy and costs considerably less then an original 5.0 unit...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,187
Posted By James M
My b230f+t was faster then a mk7 6speed manual....

My b230f+t was faster then a mk7 6speed manual. But that was a 23psi and it melted a hole in a piston shortly after.

I don't see the harm in racing for pinks, you can buy the car back from the...
Forum: showroom 10-02-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,034
Posted By James M
One of my 240s has a driver's door speaker that...

One of my 240s has a driver's door speaker that recently started working again when I went over a bump
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,282
Posted By James M
Been driving matcha on lunch and to pick up stuff...

Been driving matcha on lunch and to pick up stuff around town, waxed it some but you can't tell between the smoke/ash and my ****ty camera
<a href="https://ibb.co/vwj5Mr3"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,886
Posted By James M
Damn really? I could have sworn I was trying...

Damn really? I could have sworn I was trying that but I may have been with a normal 4 pin relay, not the Volvo one.

Congrats on getting it inspected, wish CA would be as understanding as up...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,886
Posted By James M
Let me know on that relay whenever you find the...

Let me know on that relay whenever you find the time.

I get an accurate reading on my tac, 800 at warm idle. Not sure why yours would be different. Does it get more accurate when you rev it?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,886
Posted By James M
How'd you go about the fuel pump relay, last I...

How'd you go about the fuel pump relay, last I checked with you it was still a mystery, mines just keyed 12v but if you have it figured out let me know
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By James M
Try the performance and modification section.

Try the performance and modification section.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,843
Posted By James M
Sorry the last sentence was worded strangely. I'm...

Sorry the last sentence was worded strangely. I'm saying if the ECU is outputting a duty cycle signal to the TCV then I'm not having any issues with a speed or gear boost limitation because of...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,843
Posted By James M
Wastegate pressure is indeed 8psi on my 15g <a...

Wastegate pressure is indeed 8psi on my 15g
<a href="https://ibb.co/H44Yd0t"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/g99wVGS/20200917-175616.jpg" alt="20200917-175616" border="0"></a>

Went threw my wiring and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,843
Posted By James M
I was emailing Aaron at vast tuning and he said...

I was emailing Aaron at vast tuning and he said there was not a speed limitation on TCV duty cycle, but I was also reading about gear limitations (so you don't have tons of wheel spin and boost in...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By James M
B21 outputs a signal that works fine with a 240...

B21 outputs a signal that works fine with a 240 tac, so I assume would work with a 7/9 4 cylinder tac that would have been triggered from the coil just like 240.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,843
Posted By James M
Seems too simple but it works. Haven't been past...

Seems too simple but it works. Haven't been past ~8psi since I've got the stock NA 240 fuel pump still, need to install the DW300 I picked up. I've messed a little with the TCV but I don't know off...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,843
Posted By James M
My brother picked it up a few days before that...

My brother picked it up a few days before that post, super clean and for a steal of a deal.
Yep just m4.4 tach output from b21
Forum: showroom 09-16-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By James M
Yeah I was joking, I'm just saying it looks...

Yeah I was joking, I'm just saying it looks similar for much less.
Honeylake you already have a flathood grille anyways right, seems like your set
Forum: showroom 09-15-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By James M
Looks like a 7/9 grille fitted in a 240 surround....

Looks like a 7/9 grille fitted in a 240 surround. Expect to pay $50 and an afternoon
<a href="https://ibb.co/ky2n245"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/DbfXf9z/20200914-232746.jpg" alt="20200914-232746"...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,886
Posted By James M
Congrats, I want videos indeed, you get that test...

Congrats, I want videos indeed, you get that test drive in yet?

For videos I posted on YouTube, then used the embedded URL option and it worked well for me
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By James M
Nah ide perfer it run on 5 cylinders because it's...

Nah ide perfer it run on 5 cylinders because it's only got 5, not because 3 have low compression:-P

I'll probably get some measurements tonight and look into boxed aluminum as it's gotta be pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By James M
Ide ask for thickness recommendations, but it...

Ide ask for thickness recommendations, but it wouldn't hurt to just hold it up and measure myself.

Needs to clear the filter on a whiteblock, just off the rack but no luck with the swaybar
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By James M
240 Front swaybar spacers

I've seen a few decades old threads about using spacers on the front swaybar bracket to clear oil pans on swapped cars. I was wounding if anyone still uses this setup and if so any recommendations as...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,274
Posted By James M
Pictures show what seem to be polly torque rod...

Pictures show what seem to be polly torque rod bushings, I would hope they would be in good shape but you never know.
Prybar all the things back there and see what moves too much
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,274
Posted By James M
Clunk in the rear scream trailing arm bushings to...

Clunk in the rear scream trailing arm bushings to me. I'd look there
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By James M
Glad to see it wasn't the end of this beautiful...

Glad to see it wasn't the end of this beautiful car.

You could throw a tile or similar tracker in your car for added peace of mind. If it does get taken atleast you know where it is
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By James M
**** dude that's aweful. I'll keep my eyes out,...

**** dude that's aweful. I'll keep my eyes out, hope you find it intact
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,282
Posted By James M
I was getting 204° off the head, runners 1 and 4...

I was getting 204° off the head, runners 1 and 4 on the exhaust where about 100° above 2&3 so definitely lean there. None close to glowing (all around 5-600) but I did get my 90+ and TD06 hotside to...
Forum: showroom 09-01-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By James M
When are you gonna turn yourself in?

When are you gonna turn yourself in?
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