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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By Dan
Unless the exhaust is right next to it, replace...

Unless the exhaust is right next to it, replace that bearing
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By Dan
Put the greens on my 740. I like them, gave me...

Put the greens on my 740. I like them, gave me good braking even with a loaded car and towing 1000 lbs across the USA. Very little dust
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Dan
Thanks! I don’t have a way to get mail, so will...

Thanks! I don’t have a way to get mail, so will take it out and just put some sealant on it and glue it back in
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Dan
Speedo sensor leaking

1987 760 rear axle, leaking from speedo sensor on rear diff. This have a grommet or o ring or gasket? Wanna be prepared before I take it apart
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By Dan
I agree, have not had good luck with aftermarket...

I agree, have not had good luck with aftermarket fans unless they are over $175.00. I have a 15" pusher fan from some Caddy I bought on Ebay. It has serious torque, curved blades and cost 35.00
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,475
Posted By Dan
Really depends on how you use the car. If you...

Really depends on how you use the car. If you really use lots of boost regularly, go for the 3”. If you drive like 90% of us do,it will be negligible. 3” is harder to package neatly under the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Dan
My tank reads differently in first half vs...

My tank reads differently in first half vs second. It's not linear, most tanks are not
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By Dan
I was able to use the OEM pusher fan bracket and...

I was able to use the OEM pusher fan bracket and mate it to my pusher, 1/8" clearance to rad and is solid, I stay away from ziptied fans...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Dan
Are you measuring the 10 mpg correctly, Unless...

Are you measuring the 10 mpg correctly, Unless you have a fuel leak or some other weird issue, you should be getting a lot more,. and is that 10 mpg at steady cruise, stop and go with heavy throttle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By Dan
The way fans are rated, You have to look at amps...

The way fans are rated, You have to look at amps also, Low amp fans will not move as much air against a restriction like a condenser or radiator. I stay away from 16" fans under 14/15 amps due to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Dan
Cam is bigger of two offered by Factory. I have a...

Cam is bigger of two offered by Factory. I have a good exhaust, good ignition, ported plenum and a few other small tweeks. Rear end helps. TPI makes torque. This motor is not a top end motor. If you...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Dan
Most 305's suck, the later ones (after 88 or so)...

Most 305's suck, the later ones (after 88 or so) with TPI and the HO roller cam are pretty good, I like mine alot, over 300 ft lbs of torque, I rarely go over 2500 RPM (which is where the cam starts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By Dan
I put a 16” pusher fan in my 85 740. It’s...

I put a 16” pusher fan in my 85 740. It’s probably just under 3” thick. I imagine it would also fit the same on a 240, but not 100%
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Dan
Driveline is exactly the same in all body styles.

Driveline is exactly the same in all body styles.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
Finally got a new burnout pic, 16 years later. ...

Finally got a new burnout pic, 16 years later. Buying new tires tomorrow, so not worried
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3300
Original from 2002, wonder If I'll do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Dan
I tried 3 hose clamps, lasted 20 minutes, blew in...

I tried 3 hose clamps, lasted 20 minutes, blew in my driveway, found a Hydraulic store and had one made. Lesson learned
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Dan
Power steering hose question

I need to make a new high pressure power steering hose to join my Volvo rack to a GM power steering pump. I have new hoses for both sides and need to join them in the middle.
I'm thinking for a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,946
Posted By Dan
Don't stop asking......

Don't stop asking......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Dan
I used black silicone caulk, put some weights on...

I used black silicone caulk, put some weights on it while it dried, has been solid for at least 6 months
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
https://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=20...

https://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3245

original radiator was from a mid 80's corvette, now has an Ebay 2 row aluminum radiator

very similar to this one, has worked...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Dan
Many times a performance cam can feel slower in...

Many times a performance cam can feel slower in normal driving, Usually they make more power at higher rpm than you normally drive, it moves the powerband higher up in the rpm band and you have to...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By Dan
Are you doing all the work yourself? Do you have...

Are you doing all the work yourself? Do you have a motor and transmission already? You could spend 1000.00 just on all the ancillary stuff easily
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,143
Posted By Dan
Measure motor / measure car. repeat, see if it...

Measure motor / measure car. repeat, see if it fits, What radiator will you run? what trans? if any kind of sticky tires on back, then what driveshaft? What springs? Is the front suspension in good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By Dan
It basically costs the same to replace the rear...

It basically costs the same to replace the rear window as most cars, Glass is not any cheaper, labor is not any cheaper. Thats why so many people sell older cars so cheap. Repairs are too high a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By Dan
too bad you are not closer, I have a 740 rear...

too bad you are not closer, I have a 740 rear glass in my stash
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By Dan
Starting with 1986 the 3rd light was required, my...

Starting with 1986 the 3rd light was required, my 85 doesn't have one
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Dan
What does this fit>?

Going through my stash, found this steering wheel adpater, but cannot remember if its for 200 or 700 series, anybody know? also what brand? got the 6 hole wheel mounting, so thats Momo style I...
Forum: showroom 02-09-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By Dan
Not enough 200 left, Showed some skills, but...

Not enough 200 left, Showed some skills, but this is not done to my taste at all
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Dan
A guy on here about 5-7 years ago did this, can't...

A guy on here about 5-7 years ago did this, can't remember his name
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By Dan
Maybe the bulb grounds the circuit, since LED's...

Maybe the bulb grounds the circuit, since LED's are only 1 way, maybe the flow won't go the right way, I had the same problem in my VW when i did the alternator light with an LED, current flow was...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,789
Posted By Dan
I figure he will lighten it a few hundred lbs,...

I figure he will lighten it a few hundred lbs, kinda part of the race car thang
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,789
Posted By Dan
transmission strong enough to handle the power...

transmission strong enough to handle the power and torque loading
Driveshaft/ rear end strong enough to handle the traction from the tires
Suspension enough to keep car in a straight line and not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dan
My 740 with SBC and 700 r4 had a similar...

My 740 with SBC and 700 r4 had a similar vibration, started about 68 mph and faded around 80, it was my center support bearing, felt good, looked good, but when I pulled te trans for work, i replaced...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Dan
4L80 weighs a lot more, some people say 100 lbs,...

4L80 weighs a lot more, some people say 100 lbs, seems kinds overkill, maybe just build your 4L60 up a bit>?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By Dan
Is it cranking slow? then speeds up with MMO?...

Is it cranking slow? then speeds up with MMO? never had problems in 20 degree weather here, but that was 2 years ago now... Hope its something simple.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,732
Posted By Dan
My 5.0 Chevy TPI motor in my 740 with 3.73 gears...

My 5.0 Chevy TPI motor in my 740 with 3.73 gears and locking tq converter TH 700 r4 gets 15 around town and just over 21 at 75. I would think an LS with newer FI would get slightly more, depending on...
Forum: showroom 01-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9,318
Views: 2,691,124
Posted By Dan
Took it apart to fix some wiring issues ...

Took it apart to fix some wiring issues
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3202
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
My BTO 700r4 would not go into 4th, only 1.2 and...

My BTO 700r4 would not go into 4th, only 1.2 and 3, so pulled it, bought another trans for now, Last night i started taking it apart, according to the internet my issue was a bad forward sprag , sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,034
Posted By Dan
I have some scooter batteries that are not that...

I have some scooter batteries that are not that old, but not charging. I let them sit for too long between charging..... need to try this trick on them...
Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Dan
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Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Dan
I can see it too

I can see it too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Dan
How much did you have to add?

How much did you have to add?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Dan
Easy swap would be to go from 4.3 to 350 SBC V8,...

Easy swap would be to go from 4.3 to 350 SBC V8, seems everything would still work,
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Dan
Here's the Rad I got for my SBC 740, probably...

Here's the Rad I got for my SBC 740, probably works in a 200 also for others, I paid 94.00 ( blemished) works well, easy to mount...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Dan
Getting the front end up high is a good way to...

Getting the front end up high is a good way to bleed what you have, be sure heater is running on full hot, I'm not sure you need to bounce the rev limiter though lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
After market steering wheel, I cut and rewelded...

After market steering wheel, I cut and rewelded the adapter to move steering wheel about 25 mm closer to the dash, lets me stretch out my arms a bit. Dye is wearing off the wheelskin. Shifter is a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
Did the later taillight swap about a year ago,...

Did the later taillight swap about a year ago, fairly easy, you can see what needs to be cut]
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3185...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
Yeah, been almost 13 years, I keep my cars ...

Yeah, been almost 13 years, I keep my cars

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3183
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
Lost all of my photo bucket pics, slowly moving...

Lost all of my photo bucket pics, slowly moving over.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,820
Posted By Dan
Put Bens strut mounts in a few weeks ago, along...

Put Bens strut mounts in a few weeks ago, along with Bilstein HD's, happy with ride and looks trick
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3168
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