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Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By gsellstr
That's kinda what I was wondering in terms of...

That's kinda what I was wondering in terms of being close enough on that. I can't imagine that minimal difference would be enough to cause an issue, since they are oversized anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 593
Posted By gsellstr
There is the advantage of going beehive's for...

There is the advantage of going beehive's for stability at higher RPM as well though, just throwing it out there.

Dunno what the springs are in my SPM head, but I'm going to swap them out with...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By gsellstr
Same here, 2-3psi.

Same here, 2-3psi.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By gsellstr
What is the mismatch you're seeing? I'm curious,...

What is the mismatch you're seeing? I'm curious, as I've not heard that mentioned, and the spacing was damn close by the naked eye on the 230 gasket to ford plate.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By gsellstr
For the driveshaft swap, since you want to stay...

For the driveshaft swap, since you want to stay 2pc, take a look at the Spicer center bearing that's floating around, forget the part number now, but VB242 did a post on it a while back, several...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Mike, see if you can locate one for the...

I'm with Mike, see if you can locate one for the 2.3 Ford's. My old shop in Sac had one on hand as well.
Forum: website & board 07-18-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,611
Posted By gsellstr
I'm not getting them either. On gmail for the...

I'm not getting them either. On gmail for the record.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,238
Posted By gsellstr
My CP's had really thin rings, couldn't find...

My CP's had really thin rings, couldn't find something in the aftermarket world anywhere to replace them (plasma moly as well).

Having had CP give the machine shop incorrect specs, and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By gsellstr
First things first, have you checked with a...

First things first, have you checked with a mechanical gauge? I've found some HUGE variances as the pressure sender warms up. Had one that freaked me out, did all the usual checks, finally mechanical...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By gsellstr
There's a few options, depending on plate size....

There's a few options, depending on plate size. Turbo 5 will be smaller than NA, NA 5 often will have the wedge attached to the plate, but are the same size as the 6's. If it's from a 6, it's a later...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By gsellstr
I went with a Hurst and a lever from an SN95,...

I went with a Hurst and a lever from an SN95, heated and bent it a little to straighten it up to clear the seats. Still haven't found a solid boot selection a little.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By gsellstr
No pictures off-hand. Given it was spec'd for the...

No pictures off-hand. Given it was spec'd for the vehicle, don't recall that they are doing them anymore it, the only thing I had to grind a little on was the adjuster, simply due to case size. That...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By gsellstr
Mechman 170A in my 740, stock location.

Mechman 170A in my 740, stock location.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2022, 10:55 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
Confirmation, the V6 yoke and the 1pc Coleman EDC...

Confirmation, the V6 yoke and the 1pc Coleman EDC shaft, still rattles like an SOB, even with the new trans with the billet bearing retainer. No difference between the 2pc dampened shaft and the 1pc...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2022, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By gsellstr
If you're just going 1 piece, buy the shaft from...

If you're just going 1 piece, buy the shaft from Coleman Racing, way cheaper usually, and nice stuff. From there, a yoke, a flange, and you're done.
Forum: events 05-18-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,957
Posted By gsellstr
Have fun ya'll. Hopefully next year for me to...

Have fun ya'll. Hopefully next year for me to make the trek, depending on job situation. I'll be moving into my new place while ya'll are still hungover.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,307
Posted By gsellstr
It's amazing what a phone call will do, glad you...

It's amazing what a phone call will do, glad you got things settled.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,307
Posted By gsellstr
Josh was having some email issues for a while,...

Josh was having some email issues for a while, should be resolved now. I'll give him a heads up on this one, since a phone call is a bit harder being you're up north.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By gsellstr
Those shouldn't really be a problem, they are...

Those shouldn't really be a problem, they are simply a rubber spacer to keep the shock located, however those shocks have a bonded inner sleeve anyway. I haven't had those on my car for a decade,...
Forum: events 03-23-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,957
Posted By gsellstr
Guess you're not going then? I may not be ABLE to...

Guess you're not going then? I may not be ABLE to go actually, got some stuff going on.
Forum: events 03-22-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,957
Posted By gsellstr
:bs:

:bs:
Forum: events 03-21-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,844
Posted By gsellstr
Gonna be another wild year, no idea if I'll make...

Gonna be another wild year, no idea if I'll make it, but I would like to.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,216
Posted By gsellstr
The Traum's from Yoshifab are full length skirts,...

The Traum's from Yoshifab are full length skirts, not the mini's that the JVAB motor had, while still running the long rod configuration.
Forum: events 03-18-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,957
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno what my schedule will be like, got a bunch...

Dunno what my schedule will be like, got a bunch going on right around that time right now. Kinda depends if things fall thru, then I can make this, otherwise, nope, I'm out.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,216
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, the shorter piston thing...BTDT, won't do...

Yeah, the shorter piston thing...BTDT, won't do it again, that sucked big time for far too long.


MTOD did an Engine Masters on long vs. short rod design, didn't equate to much difference at all.
Forum: events 03-14-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 113,325
Posted By gsellstr
First post updated with the formal...

First post updated with the formal release...registration is open on the GGVCOA website!

For those on the drive, I'll be splitting the group into 4 groups...stock/scenic, stock/spirited,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By gsellstr
Might search this site a bit, there's been quite...

Might search this site a bit, there's been quite a few threads on this very subject...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By gsellstr
On LH2.4 you can't adjust the timing externally,...

On LH2.4 you can't adjust the timing externally, only via software.

JB...yeah, that's where I've had to pull a good bit of timing as well. I have NO idea how the hell they got by with maps that...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By gsellstr
To be honest, mine detonated on 91 big time over...

To be honest, mine detonated on 91 big time over about 10psi, to a point I had to run booster or E85, never figured out why. Different engine configurations didn't seem to matter, brand of fuel...
Forum: events 03-11-2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 113,325
Posted By gsellstr
We are just proofing out the reservation site,...

We are just proofing out the reservation site, should be up pretty quick, hopefully by the end of the weekend.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2022, 12:31 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
Interesting tidbit here as well. When I had the...

Interesting tidbit here as well. When I had the old Toyota W50 trans in the car, 1pc driveline, I had a similar vibration, not NEAR as bad, figured it was due to a ****ty rebuild, so hearing it on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By gsellstr
Correction...it's the 0931 (0892 is for the 140,...

Correction...it's the 0931 (0892 is for the 140, mistyped the 0892 as 0893).

Looks like the 931's are a month or so out, not normally stocked in the states, same as other brands it seems.
Forum: events 03-06-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 315,249
Posted By gsellstr
Finally found that damned shim washer that went...

Finally found that damned shim washer that went MIA from the u-joint. 45 minutes of looking, gave up, went to open a drawer on the workbench, found it stuck to the BOTTOM of the handle. I heard it...
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 315,249
Posted By gsellstr
Gonna try and jump in, may be under the car...

Gonna try and jump in, may be under the car though, but I'll try getting work done while the rest of ya drink the beers.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
Both trans I have are from 95 SN95 5.0's with a...

Both trans I have are from 95 SN95 5.0's with a swapped input shaft. Guess we'll see how things go...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2022, 12:04 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
Nathan actually did a custom aluminum adapter for...

Nathan actually did a custom aluminum adapter for his setup, 5/8" thick instead of the 5/16" my adapters and the KL stuff is. Then he found out the pilot was not engaged enough into the crank. Seems...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
The black car is a dog dish? Thought he went flat...

The black car is a dog dish? Thought he went flat on that.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
Tyler went with a NEW T5z and still had the...

Tyler went with a NEW T5z and still had the rattle actually. Ryan's 242 is silent with a JY box. My first one, various driveline setups, new output bushing, preload on the input and counter shaft,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
Don't have the 140 up and running, but I have a...

Don't have the 140 up and running, but I have a new V6 yoke and Coleman HDC dampened 1pc driveshaft to go into it. Confirmed no sideways angles from crank to diff, need to install the trans to check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By gsellstr
Not sure about those but the Superpro 0893's have...

Not sure about those but the Superpro 0893's have been doing pretty well. If you want to go that route, let me know, though it looks like they are backordered, like so much stuff these days.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,443
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, I really don't like the Holset route...

Honestly, I really don't like the Holset route for a daily. They are just laggy, even the HE341 I had. The GT2871 and moreso GTX2867 I have now are so much more friendly for a daily, but they still...
Forum: events 02-14-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By gsellstr
Got another stupid busy year this year, but I'd...

Got another stupid busy year this year, but I'd love to actually try and make it. We'll see...
Forum: events 02-14-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 113,325
Posted By gsellstr
Just got confirmation Niello will be hosting...

Just got confirmation Niello will be hosting Saturday again. We also have a new drive route, really nicely done map/directions, so we should be good. We're hoping to open reservations 3/1.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 110,157
Posted By gsellstr
Nice update man! Glad you're making progress,...

Nice update man! Glad you're making progress, about the same rate as I am. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,099
Posted By gsellstr
I kinda wonder if Dodson is right. The 140's ran...

I kinda wonder if Dodson is right. The 140's ran the t-bar style, control arm design is pretty darn similar from what I remember.

At some point I want to replace the Bil's on mine with something a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 218,966
Posted By gsellstr
New attempt on the 140, won't know results for a...

New attempt on the 140, won't know results for a bit as I gotta get it running.

Way back I had a 1pc alum from a local shop on there, sold it and went 2pc with a damper, only to find the rattle...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,849
Posted By gsellstr
If you hear a momentary hiss when you press it,...

If you hear a momentary hiss when you press it, that's normal. A constant hiss, not good. I went thru that several years back, definitely wasn't a good thing. Thankfully it was only a leak if the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,849
Posted By gsellstr
I had some strange luck on the 025's, the 012's...

I had some strange luck on the 025's, the 012's were more stable. I have tried the 2.2 TB, have it on the car now actually. It's not really any different than setting the throttle plate a touch wider...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,849
Posted By gsellstr
I think it's related to the decel fuel cut aspect...

I think it's related to the decel fuel cut aspect of things, combined with the larger MAF and injectors. I haven't been able to put a finger on the root cause at all, but there's also several tables...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-27-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,023
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with ^^^^ Mike. If it's something with the...

I'm with ^^^^ Mike. If it's something with the engine running vs. not, I'd suspect either a failed ground somewhere or some type of offset. The stock 2.4 sensor has a dual pin sensor, both sides...
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