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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By M.H. Yount
If you haven't already obtained the Hooker cast...

If you haven't already obtained the Hooker cast units, you might want to take a look at Speedway Motors cast stainless Tru-Ram units. Flow characteristics (3" collector vs. 2.25", among other...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,677
Posted By M.H. Yount
I ran duals AND the stock pump location for 12...

I ran duals AND the stock pump location for 12 years.....fwiw. Most of the 5.0L injected motors have cams that "crutch" the exhaust side - that's usually where they're restricted once the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,677
Posted By M.H. Yount
Any of the F-body aftermarket mufflers work if...

Any of the F-body aftermarket mufflers work if you're running a single. If you're running duals, the replica Boss 302/429 mufflers have 2 inlets and 2 outlets.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,364
Posted By M.H. Yount
Ah - the old, Cameo Brown.

Ah - the old, Cameo Brown.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,364
Posted By M.H. Yount
Don’t think that’s Rose Duder - mine’s Rose and...

Don’t think that’s Rose Duder - mine’s Rose and is much lighter than that. ‘Course - camera, lighting, internet, phone/pad/laptop - who knows. Nonetheless - if take a few of the pics of his car in...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By M.H. Yount
Battery in the back?

Battery in the back?
Forum: showroom 04-20-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,225
Posted By M.H. Yount
http://westcoastexoticcars.com/listings/1984-volvo...

http://westcoastexoticcars.com/listings/1984-volvo-242-turbo-glt-w-p2-s60r-swap/
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By M.H. Yount
....and alum block...

....and alum block...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By M.H. Yount
9.2" deck Chevy vs. 8.2" Ford -- a more "apples...

9.2" deck Chevy vs. 8.2" Ford -- a more "apples to apples" comparison would be to the 9.2" 351C or the 9.5" 351W. Then you'd see something more like a 100 lb. difference. Just goes to show you how...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 877
Posted By M.H. Yount
No - 90 degree V8 just like most of 'em -- but...

No - 90 degree V8 just like most of 'em -- but the overhead cams make the heads that big.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 57,726
Posted By M.H. Yount
Panzerwagen!

Panzerwagen!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By M.H. Yount
With LS3, my corner weights indicated 53/47...

With LS3, my corner weights indicated 53/47 front/rear bias with battery in the passenger side butt cheek. Cross corners easily adjusted within a pound of each other with minor coil over...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By M.H. Yount
Pulled a 5.0L/aluminum head motor out of mine and...

Pulled a 5.0L/aluminum head motor out of mine and replaced with LS3. Put em both on scales as part of the process. Similarly equipped (fuel systems, ignition systems, tubular exhaust manifolds,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By M.H. Yount
Any thoughts yet on changes to allow bigger...

Any thoughts yet on changes to allow bigger rubber? I’d just scrub/rough the bay and go rattle can satin black, especially if this one is going to be primarily a track rat.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 813
Posted By M.H. Yount
Different engine; same principle -- rear upper...

Different engine; same principle -- rear upper suspension arm repurposed into 3rd motor mount/torque arm. Connects driver's side head to frame rail.

http://i.imgur.com/QgZJZGP.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By M.H. Yount
Generally true -- but I've found over the...

Generally true -- but I've found over the decades, I save myself a lot of headaches by NOT removing a wire(s) unless I first know with certainty exactly what it does.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By M.H. Yount
x3 - ECU and relay/fuse panel for it all behind...

x3 - ECU and relay/fuse panel for it all behind the passenger (US) side kick panel. During mock up.....

http://i.imgur.com/0oEnQLO.jpg (https://imgur.com/0oEnQLO)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 93,994
Posted By M.H. Yount
FWIW - when I put separate relays on mine, I...

FWIW - when I put separate relays on mine, I simply put a female spade term on the 12V+ wire for each bulb/filament -- and used that to 'trigger' the relays. Used 10 gauge for hot and ground on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By M.H. Yount
I used a Rostra universal for almost 20 years. ...

I used a Rostra universal for almost 20 years. You can activate it with either the Volvo OEM switch or with one of Rostra's -- which look reasonably OEM. Much better performance than OEM - fully...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,225
Posted By M.H. Yount
Must've had a hard time at the $30k pricetag -...

Must've had a hard time at the $30k pricetag - showed up here ( https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1984-volvo-242-turbo-coupe-2/ ) this morning.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By M.H. Yount
The wagon IS an airbrake.

The wagon IS an airbrake.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,353
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well, the thread was about the truck intake --...

Well, the thread was about the truck intake -- who'd've thunk - ITB's for the tow rig.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,353
Posted By M.H. Yount
I didn’t have the heart to post that comparo...

I didn’t have the heart to post that comparo...
Forum: events 04-03-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,465
Posted By M.H. Yount
Since most of ya'll are local - thought there...

Since most of ya'll are local - thought there might be some interest...vintage Volvos (perhaps) available in near future.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/741521429312781/


Robert Bruce Sharer...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,353
Posted By M.H. Yount
Lots of filtered air options...no substitute for...

Lots of filtered air options...no substitute for cubic dollars.

http://www.compsystems.com.au/index.php/latest-news/9-news-products/44-jenvey-itb-s-for-the-whole-ls-range
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 93,994
Posted By M.H. Yount
Wanna put a new check valve in the brake booster?...

Wanna put a new check valve in the brake booster? Now's the time....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 113,808
Posted By M.H. Yount
And THAT'S a happy Easter right there -- looks...

And THAT'S a happy Easter right there -- looks great Peter.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,353
Posted By M.H. Yount
Which is why I went stock LS3/6.2L in 430HP...

Which is why I went stock LS3/6.2L in 430HP Corvette trim...and still idles at 600 meek and mild.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By M.H. Yount
"Vented brake caliper"??? Are you switching from...

"Vented brake caliper"??? Are you switching from solid to vented rotors?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,353
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL - I LOVE the stock cams; I WANT a 600 rpm...

LOL - I LOVE the stock cams; I WANT a 600 rpm idle so quiet you can hear the injectors click and 20" of vacuum. I'm old. ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,353
Posted By M.H. Yount
Suspect the differences in performance have much...

Suspect the differences in performance have much more to do with throttle opening/size than the flow characteristics of the rest of the manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,364
Posted By M.H. Yount
Bet the motor/turbo love those cold/crisp...

Bet the motor/turbo love those cold/crisp temperatures!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 113,808
Posted By M.H. Yount
"....he will certainly be impaled by it." Made...

"....he will certainly be impaled by it." Made me chuckle. The old days of 'being impaled by the steering shaft' stem from old American iron that had a big, long one piece shaft that ran all the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 104,733
Posted By M.H. Yount
We're in NC - just put it up on blocks in the...

We're in NC - just put it up on blocks in the front yard! (grin)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,782
Posted By M.H. Yount
Like testpoint - FRPP shorties on mine but both...

Like testpoint - FRPP shorties on mine but both sides needed adjusting. No sliders on the calipers - fixed 2 piston rear/4 piston front. Safety first - tires and brakes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By M.H. Yount
Go to www.davebarton.com and follow his...

Go to www.davebarton.com and follow his instructions for using the stock relay to "trigger" a new 4-prong relay. Takes all the current out of the stock one rendering them more reliable.

Scroll...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 174,209
Posted By M.H. Yount
If you're willing to live without the rubber...

If you're willing to live without the rubber isolator shaft -- the splines on each end are hollow and accept a piece of 1/2" diameter steel stock perfectly. REALLY easy to make a much smaller...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 32,998
Posted By M.H. Yount
Can’t resist - engine bay is the same color as...

Can’t resist - engine bay is the same color as the car. Chuckle
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By M.H. Yount
Saw email -- and then this. I put a 2.0...

Saw email -- and then this.

I put a 2.0 gpm flow limiter in mine --- ZF rack never felt so good. Minimal boost, great feel. Used one of these --...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By M.H. Yount
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=t...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=timvAkX_CEw
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,782
Posted By M.H. Yount
About 55 psig and up around 14.6-.7V -- looking...

About 55 psig and up around 14.6-.7V -- looking good. A/F looks good too.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 32,998
Posted By M.H. Yount
Vizard's exhaust science article has been around...

Vizard's exhaust science article has been around for a while. I don't think the Sunbeam chamber has much to do with muffling, but rather acts like (what Vizard calls a) pressure wave termination box...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 113,808
Posted By M.H. Yount
Some great shots there!

Some great shots there!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 74,771
Posted By M.H. Yount
Sorry I missed the gear swap post up top -...

Sorry I missed the gear swap post up top - hopefully they’ll come through for you.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 74,771
Posted By M.H. Yount
You know how 'long' 5th is in those, right?

You know how 'long' 5th is in those, right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By M.H. Yount
My 82 242DL came with naturally aspirated 2.1L, 4...

My 82 242DL came with naturally aspirated 2.1L, 4 speed manual with OD and the large clock, no tach.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,348
Posted By M.H. Yount
Ah.... FWIW, I too started with 20's and popped a...

Ah.... FWIW, I too started with 20's and popped a couple on extended runs with the bright lights on, moved to 40's. No problem since...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,348
Posted By M.H. Yount
Something's amiss and or I'm confused (prolly the...

Something's amiss and or I'm confused (prolly the latter) -- if you're just using the original circuits to "trigger" the relay (energize the coil) that circuit should be pulling next to nothing...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,348
Posted By M.H. Yount
At idle, measure V at the bulb vs. V at alt...

At idle, measure V at the bulb vs. V at alt output. If you've got more than 1V+ difference, put 'em on relays with the big wire. Saves wear/tear on the factory switches and lumen output will be...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,348
Posted By M.H. Yount
(Chuckle) - prefer the polycarbonate for most...

(Chuckle) - prefer the polycarbonate for most apps - less scratching and easier to cut cleanly, at least in my experience.
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