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Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
Could not agree more. Very much a bling term. ...

Could not agree more. Very much a bling term.

Back to the regularly scheduled programming!
End thread jack!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
And... :lol: Not saying that it means...

And... :lol:

Not saying that it means nothing that he is a Garrett engineer.

We also said basically the same thing... material does not matter as much as design and shape. What I added were...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
I wouldn't say fake news really. It being billet...

I wouldn't say fake news really. It being billet allows more precise and like you said different and better wheel designs. The billet wheels almost always make more power because of design changes...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Havent been updating much bc the 8.8 swap has...

Havent been updating much bc the 8.8 swap has been in progress. Hopefully I get the driveshaft back today/tomorrow. I will hopefully have a full 1/4 mile on slicks pass if the track is open this...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,064
Posted By Andrewhans
Gonna bump this up. Im at the point where Im...

Gonna bump this up. Im at the point where Im doing the 8.8 swap and have a question.

8.8 explorer sensor. Does the polarity matter when connecting it to the Volvo 240 wiring? Ive already modified...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Andrewhans
Kind of a side question. Did you happen to...

Kind of a side question. Did you happen to measure the wall thickness and ID of the torque rods while you had them apart?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,882
Posted By Andrewhans
100% can confirm a drop sway bar is not needed....

100% can confirm a drop sway bar is not needed. Holley pan, STS Mounts, stock sway bar.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
The billet 7875 from Vren at VS Racing is almost...

The billet 7875 from Vren at VS Racing is almost untouchable for $ per HP. He has the QC on those units dialed in big time. I predict you will sell the Garret 42 to put some money back in your pocket...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,696
Posted By Andrewhans
I love this build. I've wanted a 2 doors for a...

I love this build. I've wanted a 2 doors for a while but took the cheapest 240 I could find locally instead haha. Looks like you're doing a good job for sure!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By Andrewhans
The transmission controller will be the tricky...

The transmission controller will be the tricky part. You may need to add a sensor or two but I think the easiest way IMO would be to run a 4l60 and use a microsquirt to control it. Hell you may be...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Using the dual bolt pattern jegs/summit brand...

Using the dual bolt pattern jegs/summit brand steel 15x6 wheels. Has the 5x108 and 5x114.3 with the right offset.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Finall got around to working on the 8.8" now that...

Finall got around to working on the 8.8" now that the Volvo axle is starting to make some noise.

Standard stuff here, cut 2 7/8" out of long side, reweld install another short axle.

Just need...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
If I need more pump than this I have to redo...

If I need more pump than this I have to redo pretty much the entire system from tank to rails. Ill probly just keep inching forward. I would like to hit 600whp on e85 with a single 450 and deka 80...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,592
Posted By Andrewhans
Just to bump this with more experience running...

Just to bump this with more experience running the factory 2 piece at high mph with a boosted 4.8. When I had my driveshaft built all I had them do was adapt the front of the factory driveshaft to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
I think I may be able to do that with my voltage...

I think I may be able to do that with my voltage boosted walbro 450 on e85. I know for a fact I could make enough on 93 to drive over the rods with that pump. It's a monster when voltage boosted.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Jesus lol. E85 has absolutely saved my ass quite...

Jesus lol. E85 has absolutely saved my ass quite a few times on my tuning adventure. It's amazing.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
No wonder my plugs are reading like there's a...

No wonder my plugs are reading like there's a bunch of timing in it haha. I've also been consistently finding little balls of aluminum on my plugs and heads... it all makes sense now. Need to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
It is actually very easy to tune around. I was...

It is actually very easy to tune around. I was having massive fuel pressure loss issues at high rpm and boost that I was already tuning around so this was just doing the opposite of that.

The...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Just the first time when I had the driveshaft...

Just the first time when I had the driveshaft built. Put a new bearing and rubber on it.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
So here's my question. 6 degrees of offset means...

So here's my question. 6 degrees of offset means that your timing map was in reality 6 deg more aggressive than your timing map showed or 6 degrees less aggressive.

I ask because at 14-15psi it...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Lol, pretty doesnt equal fast. It's secure and...

Lol, pretty doesnt equal fast. It's secure and with how big that filter is, I dont ever see needing to change it out. Ill increase my fuel line size before its dirty at all. I will cut it open when...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Had someone ask about the fuel filter mounting....

Had someone ask about the fuel filter mounting. Its nothing special, just some zipties near the factory fuel tray....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Got the 2 step working. First video is 2500rpm...

Got the 2 step working. First video is 2500rpm and -2 timing second video is 3800rpm and -4 deg timing.
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Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Working up on the boost off the line. Also I just...

Working up on the boost off the line. Also I just got to the point where I can floor it in first and not spin the tires. Now that I have that down Im gonna turn the boost up and try and brake boost a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Couldnt agree more. I had the system voltage...

Couldnt agree more. I had the system voltage overboosted too much. 15.4v cold and 14.8v hot. I felt like eventually I was going to cook the battery so I lowered the voltage. Now its around 14.8v cold...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Cheaper to get this booster($100 used of CL) ...

Cheaper to get this booster($100 used of CL)

Voltage output is constant 17.5v independent of input voltage(to a point obviously) when activated.

Im triggering the booster prior to when I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Going to enter a local 1/8th mile race tonight at...

Going to enter a local 1/8th mile race tonight at a local track. Nearly $2k 1st prize but I'm gonnna get my ass handed to me lol Going for fun and to see how it does against some of the local cars....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,415
Posted By Andrewhans
I'm not a ford engine guy at all but the design...

I'm not a ford engine guy at all but the design that went into those manifold is very impressive and it's very cool that you designed it.

Should be a very cool build. Can't wait.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Fully installed. Wow, does this thing work great....

Fully installed. Wow, does this thing work great. I should see a drop in DC on my next logs. At normal batt voltage the walbro 450 is over running the factory truck regulator just barely, around...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Got the final piece of the fuel pump puzzle....

Got the final piece of the fuel pump puzzle. Going to have the MS3 GoldBox trigger this at 4-5psi to boost voltage to the pump. Going to turn the voltage back down to very slightly above normal. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 33,482
Posted By Andrewhans
I'm about to start the same thing for my piece of...

I'm about to start the same thing for my piece of junk. I've seen a few youtube videos but I like write-ups more. You happen to have a link?

BTW your build is beautiful and I can't wait for LSA...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
When I had my turbo apart replaceing the center...

When I had my turbo apart replaceing the center section I was VERY close to buying the billet 7875 center section for $300 adn dropping it in place. I'm excited to see how your setup does for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Lol, I appreciate it. I get that some people...

Lol, I appreciate it. I get that some people don't like these builds when they aren't pretty to look at.

Back to the previously scheduled program!

So the times weren't astounding but I was very...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Got the slicks mounted. I was not prepared for...

Got the slicks mounted. I was not prepared for how squirely they get on the topend. Really caught me offguard lol. Going to a local 1/8th mile track this Thursday for a test and tune. Im hoping to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Didn't like how hot the relay I had was getting....

Didn't like how hot the relay I had was getting. I think it may have been an old starter relay and not a golf cart relay. I changed it out to a true 80amp battery isolator to make sure I never have...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Also grabbed a set of used slicks from...

Also grabbed a set of used slicks from craigslist. 24.5x8x15 MT ET Drags. They are tiny but they should hook very well compared to the ****ty 195 street tires....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
This is 3rd gear 6500rpm limter 25.5" tire 3.73...

This is 3rd gear 6500rpm limter 25.5" tire 3.73 gears, wastegate pressure. Should be 130mph at top of third. I was shocked at how stable it was. 100% factory suspension.
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Finished the fuel pump wiring upgrade. Went from...

Finished the fuel pump wiring upgrade. Went from the BOSS 8awg amp wiring kit denmah suggested. Im not sure its cut out for the 20amp load the walbro 450 can demand.

Heres a photo of the 8awg BOSS...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
I don't want to get my hopes up too high but I...

I don't want to get my hopes up too high but I think I should be VERY low 11's at 125mph on 14-15psi an maybe even dipping into the 10's with a slick.

I have a full second of ET to easily gain by...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Switched out the $7 ebay GM 3 bar MAP that was...

Switched out the $7 ebay GM 3 bar MAP that was leaking. Need to retune the whole map almost haha.

AEM brass 3.5 bar so far is working great.
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Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By Andrewhans
I have a similar setup. 4.8/7875/th350 factory...

I have a similar setup. 4.8/7875/th350 factory dana 30 open diff 3.73 car with a 195 tire got me these results in the 1/4. Tons of fun but a huge lack of traction.

This is my fastest mph...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Finally got the AEM 3.5bar MAP sensor in the...

Finally got the AEM 3.5bar MAP sensor in the mail. Cant wait to get it installed and see how it performs and compairs to the old ebay(china) GM 3 bar.
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
I bet it sounds amazing. I have the sloppy...

I bet it sounds amazing.

I have the sloppy stage 1 and do love it though. I'm on the baby 4.8 motor though, I wanted as quick of spool as possible. I went with a small cam(212/218) and a small...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
Those "accidental" 20psi hits are amazing. ...

Those "accidental" 20psi hits are amazing.

Glad you got some vacuum back. Tweaking the tune usually helps quite a bit.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,997
Posted By Andrewhans
You shouldn't have lost that much at idle. Tweak...

You shouldn't have lost that much at idle. Tweak the AFR and timing to get some VAC back. Unless you are talking about at idle in drive?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
This one of my first drives where I was just kind...

This one of my first drives where I was just kind of testing everything out. I was checking for oil pressure, boost control and making sure it didn't overheat. In the video I said the boost was out...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
So in preparation for overheating season I picked...

So in preparation for overheating season I picked up a 940 Radiator to throw in when Im tired of driving 60mph to keep temps in check. Currently 70 will see it climb to 212-213 on a 90deg day while...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Decided I wasn't willing to pay the $110 to get...

Decided I wasn't willing to pay the $110 to get 13 quarts of Dex6 in the trans and cooler so I started doing research on what drag racers use… turns out tractor hydraulic fluid is pretty damn good...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
While I had everything apart I figured it was a...

While I had everything apart I figured it was a good time to test out a SSR to control my fan. This would be used as a test to see if I liked how it worked and I was going to use it later to PWM my...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,022
Posted By Andrewhans
Luckily the rest of the engine was BEAUTIFUL! All...

Luckily the rest of the engine was BEAUTIFUL! All the bearings looked great and I was shocked at how clean the motor was for 365k miles.
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