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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By gsellstr
Dang, guess I never got the update in the thread...

Dang, guess I never got the update in the thread for the 140. There's a 2-speed Derale fan that fits the late 140 radiator perfectly, comes with a shroud with flaps, 1600/2100cfm, and it will clear...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 102
Posted By gsellstr
I just had my stock one recored a few months back...

I just had my stock one recored a few months back with a 3 row core. Can't get it hot if I try but I am not racing it.

Mine doesn't have any weird angle on either pipe though...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By gsellstr
That j-hook will be a bit more of a pain than the...

That j-hook will be a bit more of a pain than the correct one since it's narrower than the one designed for the redblocks.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, coming from a guy running a 6A for over...

Honestly, coming from a guy running a 6A for over a decade, just recently I've swapped back to stock ignition, but a nice BlasterSS coil. Seems to actually run a touch better than with the 6A on...
Forum: website & board Yesterday, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By gsellstr
Something isn't right with the upload. When you...

Something isn't right with the upload. When you click on the link, those pics show up as 1 pixel by 1 pixel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, it's not that complicated guys. Spec is...

Wow, it's not that complicated guys.

Spec is .014-.018.
If your clearance is too tight, figure out how many thou too tight and go with a shim that is that amount thinner than what you took out....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By gsellstr
Next time it does it unplug 1 injector, see if it...

Next time it does it unplug 1 injector, see if it fires. I had that happen on mine, rsr couldn't handle 4 injectors at startup, 3 was fine.

Check fuel pressure as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
For a while several companies, including Gates,...

For a while several companies, including Gates, were selling matched pairs as well. I have to go that route on the Dodge, seen some large variances on the same part number, but the MP seem pretty...
Forum: events 07-18-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By gsellstr
Had fun at this last year, needed more people to...

Had fun at this last year, needed more people to show up though! Sadly, way too much on the books for me to make it this year.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, that's definitely a key thing to upgrade....

Yeah, that's definitely a key thing to upgrade. I've already got #4 on the 140 and wagon, #2 on the Dodge since it's around a 5' run, but there's also a winch involved so every little bit counts.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Eric knows the dirt on them since he helped...

Eric knows the dirt on them since he helped develop them. I think there was a different in regulator plug on the back between the 140 and the 170's. Mine is also cast DR44 on the front. I believe the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Same here! I'm dealing with charging system...

Same here! I'm dealing with charging system issues on the Dodge right now, might be interested in an upgrade if it'll fit. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Mine was actually gifted, but it was purchased...

Mine was actually gifted, but it was purchased around 2012-2013 I think.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, thats what mine looks like but it is the...

Yup, thats what mine looks like but it is the 170A unit. I was fighting some issues, unrelated, but I did a load test on it, found it would drop .2v at idle, with 125A load, with an underdrive...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By gsellstr
140 has had them in the rear for about 3000...

140 has had them in the rear for about 3000 miles, not a good tell. The wagon has had the same set in the rear for around 100k, had a front fail around 80k, started leaking, replaced under warranty....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Gotcha. My Mechman is just the normal cast case. ...

Gotcha. My Mechman is just the normal cast case.

Good to know it's easy to reclock if needed. I'm on the hunt for an alternator for the Dodge, might see if I can source a DR44 and adapt it over...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
I have reclocked the old Bosch style, no issues,...

I have reclocked the old Bosch style, no issues, dunno about yous though. You mentioned it being a Mechman? That front case half is much different than mine...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By gsellstr
My personal experience on a few different cars,...

My personal experience on a few different cars, the Bilstein's rode harsher than the Koni's, but all of those were on aftermarket springs (H&R, TME, Lesjofors). I've switched my stuff over to Koni's,...
Forum: events 07-10-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, kinda hoped to be able to make it. Maybe...

Yeah, kinda hoped to be able to make it. Maybe next year the 140 will be road trip worthy...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
I believe it was a custom case for our engines....

I believe it was a custom case for our engines. The DR44's came on stuff like the Tahoe's, Suburban's, that kinda thing. Eric (badvolvo) should have more details.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Hmm, good point on the adjustment Dave. I...

Hmm, good point on the adjustment Dave.

I can confirm, with a Mechman 170, running a single belt, and an underdrive pulley, the only time I have slippage is with a wet belt or extremely high load...
Forum: events 07-10-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By gsellstr
Wish I could, got too much going for Sept and...

Wish I could, got too much going for Sept and October already.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,044
Posted By gsellstr
Ahh, the wonders of not having that issue on the...

Ahh, the wonders of not having that issue on the 7/9 setup. lol

In all seriousness though, similar issues exist on the B20 setup. I haven't had slippage issues yet but I just did the e-fan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 657
Posted By gsellstr
Sure, what year is you GM? Or Ford? Or...... ...

Sure, what year is you GM? Or Ford? Or......

Model/engine info is key here.....

:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By gsellstr
Thanks! Been working on it for over a decade. lol

Thanks! Been working on it for over a decade. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By gsellstr
The 007 is one size, just pick a color. It's the...

The 007 is one size, just pick a color. It's the same size as the Porsche one Robert mentioned. I have had the same 007 on 2 different Holsets and my Garrett, been extremely happy with it. No fuss,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By gsellstr
Yup. Standard 90 sticks, non-fog setup. This is...

Yup. Standard 90 sticks, non-fog setup. This is my 90.
https://i.imgur.com/MB5dmKUl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By gsellstr
I have a few of these installed. Only difference...

I have a few of these installed. Only difference is I swapped the fusible links for fuses.
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/upd-34263

The stock wiring goes from the battery to the fuse block to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By gsellstr
I had similar experiences with the repop lenses....

I had similar experiences with the repop lenses. I had e-codes on the R as well, BIG difference in pattern between the Depo's and the OEM glass. Sharper cutoff and better light on the ground.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By gsellstr
The only real difference between 90 and 91+ is...

The only real difference between 90 and 91+ is the trim sticks, grille, and hood. You can use 91+ lights on a 90, just gotta be sure to use your 90 trim. My lights came from a non-fog 92, no issues...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By gsellstr
^^^^'s your answer OP. Grab those, relay kit,...

^^^^'s your answer OP. Grab those, relay kit, some 55/100's, and party.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By gsellstr
Not likely the RSR since it runs fine cold, but...

Not likely the RSR since it runs fine cold, but it's possible. Something to keep on the radar though since they seem to cause a few different issues depending on the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By gsellstr
Getting a set of glass e-codes does make a big...

Getting a set of glass e-codes does make a big difference both for light output and usable pattern. You'll need to find someone overseas to get OEM ones, stateside I haven't had any luck with dealers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By gsellstr
That's about the right range for a coil to start...

That's about the right range for a coil to start acting up, definitely a possibility. You can do a resistance check on it on both primary and secondary sides cold and hot. Stock spec is around 1.5...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,336
Posted By gsellstr
On the cam timing, I actually did the math on...

On the cam timing, I actually did the math on mine when I built it up. I forget the numbers taken off the block and head now, been years, but between headgasket choice and the amount trimmed from...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,336
Posted By gsellstr
1.21 gigawatts

1.21 gigawatts
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,336
Posted By gsellstr
I have only done IC4 and it seems to be a time...

I have only done IC4 and it seems to be a time based figure. Higher number for smaller injectors. Dropping this down also helped with idle quality and starting when not running stock injectors. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,336
Posted By gsellstr
Mine did some really wacky stuff when I flipped...

Mine did some really wacky stuff when I flipped to the 012, but I found I'd entered but not saved the values for the switch points. Once I changed those it drove completely fine, other than needing...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By gsellstr
Same here, no issues with my shop using the Ford...

Same here, no issues with my shop using the Ford one.


I think Aristg has a B21 plate listed for sale now as well, could be opened up for a 230...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By gsellstr
We've been on 10% for what, 10-15 years as our...

We've been on 10% for what, 10-15 years as our normal fuel. Minimal issues for the most part, until you let it sit for long periods.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By gsellstr
What they ^^^^ said. Grab some tubing, pull...

What they ^^^^ said.

Grab some tubing, pull the hose out of the radiator, install tubing, start it up, pump a couple quarts out, refill, repeat until clean. IPD has directions on their site as...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,768
Posted By gsellstr
I'll third the 'higher quality valve' comment....

I'll third the 'higher quality valve' comment. Mine did the same thing, chucked em after 30k.

Definitely curious on a pic if you can get one.

Might be time to get another valve GB open...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By gsellstr
A half inch of flutter could simply be valves...

A half inch of flutter could simply be valves that are a bit on the tight side or not really settled in, combined with the cam, cam timing, head shaved, etc.

I'd check valve clearance, shoot for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By gsellstr
Nah, I'm just looking out for the OP's daughter....

Nah, I'm just looking out for the OP's daughter. :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 258,100
Posted By gsellstr
It'll never spool. There, said it. :-P ...

It'll never spool.

There, said it. :-P

Nice to see it's up and running again!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By gsellstr
Dang, that's it? I'm at 130whp at 9:1 on MS, with...

Dang, that's it? I'm at 130whp at 9:1 on MS, with some random VPD cam I have virtually no specs on.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By gsellstr
I would estimate around 15% or so power loss for...

I would estimate around 15% or so power loss for the M40 since there's no OD or anything.

FWIW the Full tilt Competition Parts B20 was around 200hp at 12.5:1 with some serious head work, big bore...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By gsellstr
Should be in the 180 at the crank range I'd...

Should be in the 180 at the crank range I'd expect. That CR isn't too far from what the Competition Parts kits were running. Also would help to now if the bore or stroke were changed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By gsellstr
Don't send her to Jack, even though he lives in...

Don't send her to Jack, even though he lives in Chico....lol
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely worth checking the cam timing the...

Definitely worth checking the cam timing the accurate way rather than relying on the marks, if the head has been cut quite a bit. The VX should be pretty damn smooth at idle, and it should pull...
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