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Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Marvelous3
Has anyone ever dealt with pro-force performance?...

Has anyone ever dealt with pro-force performance? They're just over in lawranceville and keep coming up in my google searches for t5 suppliers.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Marvelous3
I think this is what I'm going to end up doing. ...

I think this is what I'm going to end up doing. Just hit it with my purse and get a new ford racing one or something. Too bad my dealer group is all GM or I could probably EP one...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Marvelous3
I mean the "rebuilt" ones are all over Craigslist...

I mean the "rebuilt" ones are all over Craigslist for 800-900 dollars. Those are easy enough to find but at those prices for a few hundred more I can get brand new with the gears I want from summit...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Marvelous3
T5 transmission source?

Where are dudes that are doing t5 swaps acquiring their t5's from? Buy a junky core off Craigslist and have it rebuilt? Buy that new new from summit?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Marvelous3
You see comrade, I want to DD it through the mean...

You see comrade, I want to DD it through the mean pot hole streets of downtown slammed, then ralley it on Thursdays, and then track it on Sundays. All on the same set up.
Forum: showroom 05-08-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
It does appear that a lot of people are using...

It does appear that a lot of people are using this same 3 port mac valve for their electronic boost controllers. The AEM one doesn't even try to hide that it's the same.
...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
^that's the exact one I was looking at yesterday....

^that's the exact one I was looking at yesterday. Do you have that the one on your red wagon?
Forum: showroom 05-07-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
The o ring ended up not being torn but wasn't as...

The o ring ended up not being torn but wasn't as rubbery as it used to be/needed to be. I got a new o ring put on which fixed the problem and presented a new one. I now had all of the boost. Like 26...
Forum: events 05-07-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
I took no pictures of the Saturday night bon fire...

I took no pictures of the Saturday night bon fire go cart shens. I should have but was trying to stay out of Honda Matt's arm reach. Hopefully someone did.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,642
Posted By Marvelous3
The quickest it did Friday was a 16.2 or...

The quickest it did Friday was a 16.2 or something. That was the only run I got where the boost didn't try to overboost to 30psi or make no boost. Eventually ill make it to the track with functioning...
Forum: events 05-07-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
Mark and I made it back to the A yesterday...

Mark and I made it back to the A yesterday afternoon. Thanks Kenny for putting everything together. It was a fun weekend of cars and shenanigans.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 169,634
Posted By Marvelous3
Timeserts are pretty great actually

Timeserts are pretty great actually
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 169,634
Posted By Marvelous3
Having gone from n/a to 8v plus T to 16v plus T...

Having gone from n/a to 8v plus T to 16v plus T holy **** adding a turbo to the n/a 8v is a giant difference. A good microsquirt tune, a bar of boost, and even with still an M cam the car was lots...
Forum: events 05-03-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
I see that you're taking the route that avoids...

I see that you're taking the route that avoids ALL of the Atlanta traffic.
Forum: events 05-03-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
Slapped it with my purse and got all the boost...

Slapped it with my purse and got all the boost back.

Who holds the Volvo powered record on the dyno?
Forum: events 05-02-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
This bitch only likes the nice places. Gotta wine...

This bitch only likes the nice places. Gotta wine and dine her before she'll even give me a handy.
Forum: events 05-02-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
I'm still in as of right now. Need to coordinate...

I'm still in as of right now. Need to coordinate with Tequilla hotel stuff.

Finally got a decent pair of snap ring pliers to pull the compressor housing off and money with it.
Forum: events 04-25-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
I can get a room somewhere, that's no problem. I...

I can get a room somewhere, that's no problem. I was thinking dudes were trying to camp so I didn't want to miss anything. I'm certainly not trying to impose on anyone.
Forum: events 04-24-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
A wife and kids will do that to you. Oh yeah...

A wife and kids will do that to you.

Oh yeah Sam, can I crash at your place somewhere? I was planning on sleeping in the wagon but would like a shower or a hose to clean off.
Forum: events 04-23-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
Damn. I need to fix this turbo, build this fan...

Damn. I need to fix this turbo, build this fan shroud, mount the overflow tank, and wash/wax this bitch before the meet. Guess I better get started soon.
Forum: showroom 04-21-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
Yeah there's clearance between the shock tower...

Yeah there's clearance between the shock tower apron and the outlet. Top down photo makes it look close but there's actually plenty of space.

Yep, it rotates. I can grab the outlet and wastegate...
Forum: showroom 04-20-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
Those things always look so ghetto. There's that...

Those things always look so ghetto. There's that dude that has a third motor mount thread going in performance that was been interesting.
Forum: showroom 04-20-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
I'll check this out too. Maybe ill get lucky and...

I'll check this out too. Maybe ill get lucky and the clip has just worked itself off or something simple.
Forum: showroom 04-20-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
Td05hr-16g. It's a nice turbo so id like to keep...

Td05hr-16g. It's a nice turbo so id like to keep it. I do agree that the rotating housing is bad and does need to be addressed somehow. I might see if I can get a new circlip and see if that keeps it...
Forum: showroom 04-20-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
One of the dudes at work will sell me a tial 38mm...

One of the dudes at work will sell me a tial 38mm gate with 17lbs spring and everything id need to install it for $200.

But yeah, I was surprised that the housing was doing that. I haven't torn...
Forum: showroom 04-19-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
See if this helps? It's sort of hard to explain...

See if this helps? It's sort of hard to explain but makes perfect sense seeing it in person.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/867/40679642665_ed5632b7a7_o.png (https://flic.kr/p/24YHNvp)Untitled...
Forum: showroom 04-19-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 30,576
Posted By Marvelous3
So it's been months, probably due for an update. ...

So it's been months, probably due for an update.

Right, so that boost leak...it's actually kind of hilarious. I've probably pulled the entire intake plumbing apart like 8 times since Montgomery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By Marvelous3
I put a Siemens blower in my '90 when the...

I put a Siemens blower in my '90 when the original blower stopped working about 4 years ago and it's been solid. Replace the resistor while you're in there as replacing just the resistor requires...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 181,626
Posted By Marvelous3
So all you did was slide the motor an inch and a...

So all you did was slide the motor an inch and a half forward and the 240sx manifold kit you bought all bolts up? That's hilarious and awesome.
Forum: events 04-17-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
That's cool. Might have to hit Sam up on that...

That's cool. Might have to hit Sam up on that one...
Forum: events 04-17-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
Still no car camping per captain betty?

Still no car camping per captain betty?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By Marvelous3
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiAtbAMTZlM ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiAtbAMTZlM

Autotechmotor.com.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By Marvelous3
Doesn't ipd make a tool for this? I'm lost...

Doesn't ipd make a tool for this?

I'm lost but why did you put rope in the valves for just a timing belt? If you were sneaky and didn't need to replace the tensioner you take a knife and cut...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By Marvelous3
I've used sem paint on one of my cars and black...

I've used sem paint on one of my cars and black plastidip on the other car. The sem is better I think. The plastidip works but you've got to get a good coating on it otherwise it will start to peel...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 181,626
Posted By Marvelous3
So the 240sx headers and cross over pipes all fit...

So the 240sx headers and cross over pipes all fit okay other than the wastegate sitting close to the mount and the obvious downpipe? That's cool to know.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 181,626
Posted By Marvelous3
I'm anxious to see how you do your swap. ...

I'm anxious to see how you do your swap.

Whatchu gonna do with that t5 transmission? I know of a 16v+t that might need a t5...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Marvelous3
Have a tr8 in the red car. Excellent build...

Have a tr8 in the red car. Excellent build quality.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 602
Posted By Marvelous3
Just last week I put a new Volvo master cylinder...

Just last week I put a new Volvo master cylinder and junction block in my '90 so I'm right there with you on all of this.

I too have a Motiv power bleeder and I used the Hayes manual order of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 602
Posted By Marvelous3
If you're pumping the brakes up and then the...

If you're pumping the brakes up and then the pedal gets firm, to me that's an indication there is air in the system. A defective master could do that i guess?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Marvelous3
What I did was drilled out the fittings on the...

What I did was drilled out the fittings on the sending unit and put 6an bulkhead fittings on it. 6an aerquip fuel hose from the sending unit to the filter. Rip out the old inline pump. I used the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By Marvelous3
Another vote for red stuff pads. Have them on...

Another vote for red stuff pads. Have them on both of my cars and like them a lot.
Forum: events 02-07-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By Marvelous3
Hail yeah!

Hail yeah!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 17,510
Posted By Marvelous3
holy **** thats super frustrating. wtf sensor?!

holy **** thats super frustrating. wtf sensor?!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-29-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,855
Posted By Marvelous3
Just to bump this again with newer information. ...

Just to bump this again with newer information. This serial to usb adapter will not work with a windows 10 machine. Throw that piece of **** old adapter in the trash and buy one that was made in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Marvelous3
The junction block is certainly original but so...

The junction block is certainly original but so far does not appear to be leaking. The wire that goes to it was broken at some point so I've never had a brake failure dash light. I suspect long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Marvelous3
240 non ABS brake master cylinder

My grey daily needs a new one. I get Genuine Volvo parts at ten over cost through my dealership group so should I pick a Genuine Volvo one up or spring for an ATE one through FCP? Genuine Volvo is...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,174
Posted By Marvelous3
Bumping this old thread. I saw that an *******...

Bumping this old thread. I saw that an ******* showed up in your thread badgering you about piston size and numbers but otherwise wasn't helpful.

Most people put a bigger master cylinder on then...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Marvelous3
Another vote for rz's. Those look like the gold...

Another vote for rz's. Those look like the gold set I have.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,652
Posted By Marvelous3
I have space where I can rip the car apart, take...

I have space where I can rip the car apart, take what I want/need and sell off or scrap what I dont. I'd go get a pull out but having a runner where I can salvage stuff from seems way easier.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,652
Posted By Marvelous3
Sorry, I don't mean to thread jack... Threre...

Sorry, I don't mean to thread jack...

Threre is a running 2004 suburban down the way from me with a 4x4 trans on the way out with an asking price of 1250. It has 185k miles so what do you all...
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