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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By VeroDubs
The shop that lost my flywheel was gonna buy me a...

The shop that lost my flywheel was gonna buy me a new one, they just need a link to one to buy.



Ok, I will describe the as best I can.

The hotter the car gets and the harder I drive it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By VeroDubs
I am trying to find a 60-2 LH2.4 flywheel, not a...

I am trying to find a 60-2 LH2.4 flywheel, not a clutch disk. Your link looks like its for a disk.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By VeroDubs
Flywheel Sourcing

So I sent my stock LH2.4 flywheel out to be resurfaced, and as of right now, it seems they have lost it.

If it comes down to it, they will buy me a new one. But sourcing a new dog dish is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,104
Posted By VeroDubs
I have been having some strange issues with what...

I have been having some strange issues with what "feels like" clutch dragging. So I pulled everything out to inspect the clutch setup and found the PP release arms sticking out a bit. So I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,104
Posted By VeroDubs
With the SAAB Pressure plate and flat flywheel, I...

With the SAAB Pressure plate and flat flywheel, I used one washer to space the pressure plate. After some wear and tear I was able to remove the spacers. I have been driving that way now with no...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,777
Posted By VeroDubs
This is my reasoning. Haha

This is my reasoning. Haha
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By VeroDubs
I know I heard him talking with the Tuner about...

I know I heard him talking with the Tuner about calibrating before the last two pulls with the Corvette that went before me. Not sure if that is the kind of calibrating you mean. They bring a tuner...
Forum: article composition 06-04-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 145,816
Posted By VeroDubs
Here is the one I did not too long ago after my...

Here is the one I did not too long ago after my install.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=322724
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By VeroDubs
Never been to a dyno so I honesty don't know how...

Never been to a dyno so I honesty don't know how to answer that. I do know with the V cam, it doesn't start to pull till around 3500 rpms.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By VeroDubs
Dyno Info - 89 N/A B230F

Got to do a pull on the local dyno today. I got to go right after a 608hp/711tq Corvette. Haha

Wanted to get an idea of what kind of power I was making before I get the +T installed. I am pretty...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 34,903
Posted By VeroDubs
Thanks, the ecodes changed the whole looks. And...

Thanks, the ecodes changed the whole looks. And I'm turboing the 8v first, then build a 16v on a stand.

I did dyno it today to get my base line. Made 110.1whp @ 4950rpms and 130ft/lbs
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,777
Posted By VeroDubs
Haha, not paying me for my time, it's for the...

Haha, not paying me for my time, it's for the shop. They charges $30 a pull. I'm only going to make one pull to see where my car stands. I think I can pull the fan for free if someone cares enough to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,777
Posted By VeroDubs
I'm throwing the wagon on a dyno today. Want to...

I'm throwing the wagon on a dyno today. Want to get a baseline run before I add the turbo to it. You guys want to pitch in $30 for an extra run, I'll be more than happy to unbolt my clutch fan for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 34,903
Posted By VeroDubs
My "to be installed" pile is growing fast. Got to...

My "to be installed" pile is growing fast. Got to start getting this stuff installed!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 34,903
Posted By VeroDubs
I will be from now on. Definitely like the...

I will be from now on. Definitely like the driving characteristics of it straight up!



Honestly, I got the cam gear for $60 in the group by and another member hooked me up with the crank and IM...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,769
Posted By VeroDubs
That's crazy! I had no idea the 2 dowel patterns...

That's crazy! I had no idea the 2 dowel patterns a was a thing. Glad it worked out for me!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 34,903
Posted By VeroDubs
So update. I have been driving the crap out of...

So update. I have been driving the crap out of this thing, but the lack of performance has been killing me!

Well I swapped to my new round tooth setup in preparation for the +T! I found the crank...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,769
Posted By VeroDubs
Didn't realize there were different drill...

Didn't realize there were different drill patterns. I know the SAAB Plate fits the STS flywheel.

This is the plate I am running-...
Forum: article composition 06-02-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 170,399
Posted By VeroDubs
That would be great. Send me a PM with your...

That would be great. Send me a PM with your Payapal. That way I can for sure make the gold box n/a tuned until I am ready to turbo, then switch to TLAO chips.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,769
Posted By VeroDubs
Nope, I am running a Southbend clutch and SAAB...

Nope, I am running a Southbend clutch and SAAB Viggen PP and it all fit great. Had to space the PP due to clutch thickness just a hair. SAAB pressure plate fit the dowels with just very light...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,769
Posted By VeroDubs
STS Machining is the one I am running in my T5...

STS Machining is the one I am running in my T5 swap. His website is down right now, not sure why.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=310037&highlight=flywheel
Forum: article composition 06-01-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 170,399
Posted By VeroDubs
I didn't realize the difference in the ezk's was...

I didn't realize the difference in the ezk's was literally a "chip" that I can swap. I don't mind moving the n/a chip into the gold box.

Thanks for the insight.
Forum: article composition 06-01-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 170,399
Posted By VeroDubs
After speaking to super boosted and redrawing his...

After speaking to super boosted and redrawing his diagram because thats how my brain works. (I draw it, I understand it) :roll: I think I understand what I am doing.

My question is, I want to get...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By VeroDubs
What constitutes moving back towards a 3.31? Are...

What constitutes moving back towards a 3.31? Are you implying that once removed, I should put it in the storage unit and keep it?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By VeroDubs
Good to know. Without a turbo, it is crazy slow...

Good to know. Without a turbo, it is crazy slow off the line.



Benefit by say drive ability and being more fun. I like to drive the car hard and want it to respond, but I also take the family...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By VeroDubs
Which rear end?

I have been thinking a lot about this, I am wanting to switch to a 3.73 rear end.

I will say that the 3.31 (which is whats in my car) is a dog. When I had the M47, the acceleration off the line...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
Well, that's what I get for updating the thread. ...

Well, that's what I get for updating the thread. Got into a little spirited around town driving last night and then pulled into a parking lot coasting in 2nd and could feel the clutch dragging bad....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
I will keep an eye on it and try and source a new...

I will keep an eye on it and try and source a new OEM cable.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
UPDATE ON THIS ISSUE: I got the cable out...

UPDATE ON THIS ISSUE:

I got the cable out and inspected it. I did not see anything that looked off or broken, but I replaced it anyway. When I did I noted the new one is a lot tighter when...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,032
Posted By VeroDubs
Check out MrBrown's thread - ...

Check out MrBrown's thread -

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=306514

Not cheap, mostly customer, and buy quality stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 155,142
Posted By VeroDubs
Wish we could have hung out before you left! I'll...

Wish we could have hung out before you left! I'll be in Seattle in June though.

Also, you got an instagram? Saw this posted today.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By VeroDubs
I haven't used anything on my Volvo, but I have...

I haven't used anything on my Volvo, but I have built coils for VW Beetles using their stuff and it was all nice quality stuff. The upside was it was very affordable too!
Forum: showroom 03-16-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 44,061
Posted By VeroDubs
On 15's ...

On 15's

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f196/gsusmaniac/IMG_2987-1_zpsedxt2kas.jpg (http://s47.photobucket.com/user/gsusmaniac/media/IMG_2987-1_zpsedxt2kas.jpg.html)

On 17's
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 34,903
Posted By VeroDubs
:omg: I... I might actually consider that.... oh...

:omg: I... I might actually consider that.... oh man!




I have a v-cam swapped in. My power band starts at 4200 it feels like. The cam gear helped bring that a little more lower in the RPM...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 34,903
Posted By VeroDubs
Alright, so I have been tinkering here and there...

Alright, so I have been tinkering here and there on the car. Been fighting this weird draggin clutch feeling. I will post some updates to what I have been doing though.

I finally got around to...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 155,142
Posted By VeroDubs
Damn... that looks so good. And sorry for not...

Damn... that looks so good. And sorry for not making the get together, I am saving money right now. Doing surgery next week on my ACL and it is stupid expensive!

Your setup is exactly what I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
Good idea. I am probably going to wind up...

Good idea. I am probably going to wind up staying at the shop and pulling everything apart one night this week. Doesn't take that long to take the T5 out haha
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
Wouldn't I get some kind of noise or vibration...

Wouldn't I get some kind of noise or vibration from a seized pilot bearing?





I too am running the Avalanche Kit which utilizes the Ford T5 Pilot Bearing
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
I have not. I have been driving it daily and...

I have not. I have been driving it daily and it's strange; some days I will not experience the dragging of the clutch at all. This morning though, it is wet and rainy out and pulling into a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,092
Posted By VeroDubs
Been driving on cut springs over a year. No...

Been driving on cut springs over a year. No issues. (I am not saying this is the right way) I do have Konis in the rear, big sway bars, adjustable pan hard, and adjustable torque bars.

I will be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
I know we lubed the splines the first time, but I...

I know we lubed the splines the first time, but I pulled the trans 2 or 3 times after that and can't remember if I did it again or not.

The T5 was fully rebuild and the input shaft was fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,367
Posted By VeroDubs
T5 Clutch or Trans Issue?

So as of late, I have been having some weird disengagement issues going on with my T5. Let me see if I can describe them well.

These issues usually happen after hard or long drives when the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,278
Posted By VeroDubs
Yes, sorry. And I don't see a TON of 240's in...

Yes, sorry. And I don't see a TON of 240's in yards, but I do find them. So I will keep an eye out, I have no problem shipping stuff!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,278
Posted By VeroDubs
It's all on my wagon :cool: ...

It's all on my wagon :cool:

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f196/gsusmaniac/DSC_6113_zpsn2cjab42.jpg (http://s47.photobucket.com/user/gsusmaniac/media/DSC_6113_zpsn2cjab42.jpg.html)

And...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,278
Posted By VeroDubs
I paid $150 for iPd front/rear sway bars,...

I paid $150 for iPd front/rear sway bars, adjustable torque rods, adjustable panhard, koni shocks, and front strut brace. (Then an extra $200 for the wheels and tires)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 155,142
Posted By VeroDubs
I'm Erik... haha And when are they throwing a...

I'm Erik... haha And when are they throwing a gtg? I haven't heard anything.
Forum: showroom 02-10-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,719,204
Posted By VeroDubs
Haven't done much to the car but drive it. ...

Haven't done much to the car but drive it. Things will be changing soon though. Drove it down to a rally cross a couple weeks ago.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 155,142
Posted By VeroDubs
Keep track of your measurements cause I want to...

Keep track of your measurements cause I want to make 300 hp and ruin my suspension soon too ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,305
Posted By VeroDubs
I went way overkill and I don't know why I did...

I went way overkill and I don't know why I did it, but I did. According to southbend. The SAAB Viggen Plate with their Ceramic Race Disk is supposed to hold 450+ Torque. This is based on what Dave...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 34,903
Posted By VeroDubs
Well I have been cheating on my Volvo a little...

Well I have been cheating on my Volvo a little with another Wagon... :cool:

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f196/gsusmaniac/IMG_5784_zpszwng5va3.jpg...
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