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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By freevolvos
I've seen cracked release forks on gm cars and ...

I've seen cracked release forks on gm cars and trucks if it didn't make any noise I bet it's that our what rwc says
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By freevolvos
That what I thought they did thanks tho for...

That what I thought they did thanks tho for taking the time to answer me
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By freevolvos
So what do these valves do? I've had them leak...

So what do these valves do? I've had them leak and removed them
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By freevolvos
Ian I guess my question is are they a one time...

Ian I guess my question is are they a one time use thing? All the of the oil pans I have here the threads mangled themselves like the bolt itself is soft and is part of the sealing process and thank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By freevolvos
Nobody? Anybody got one before I tap to std pipe...

Nobody? Anybody got one before I tap to std pipe thread
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By freevolvos
Aw drain plug

Are these a one shot deal? I took three out and the threads look like hell...but the threads on the Pan look good anybody Elkhart?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By freevolvos
Just a fyi for the new guy there's no reason to...

Just a fyi for the new guy there's no reason to replace them of there's no problems but do what ya want, and replace then every few years
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By freevolvos
F.y.i. Cheap remaned calipers can be more...

F.y.i. Cheap remaned calipers can be more problems that the original...I wouldn't f&$@ with then unless they are failing, sticking, broken bleeders. Just my 2 cents
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,073
Posted By freevolvos
Sable/tauras have some killer fans

Sable/tauras have some killer fans
Forum: website & board 04-18-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By freevolvos
Welcome to the forums

Welcome to the forums
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By freevolvos
I'm not trying to attack you zvolv I'm trying to...

I'm not trying to attack you zvolv I'm trying to dispel the connector myth,I think they get a bad rap like bondo because of cheap parts and miss-use. I am always interested in your answers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By freevolvos
Funny in aviation we use butt connectors because...

Funny in aviation we use butt connectors because it maintains 100% mechanical strength of the wire, you can't rip apart a good butt connection,THROW AWAY your 1.99 ::) harbor freight wire...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,125
Posted By freevolvos
Sure if the basic build is a 350 chevy or ellis...

Sure if the basic build is a 350 chevy or ellis waun
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By freevolvos
I'm guessing the spider gears are torn up and...

I'm guessing the spider gears are torn up and destroyed the pin, pull the cover , maybe you could just replace the spider's and pin....IF the gears haven't welded themselves to the pin and spun in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,077
Posted By freevolvos
My 91 airbag worked fine last November

My 91 airbag worked fine last November
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By freevolvos
I wondered this same thing I rarely went over...

I wondered this same thing I rarely went over 4500 and spent most my time at idle to 3k
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,551
Posted By freevolvos
Why atf in the bores instead of engine oil? I've...

Why atf in the bores instead of engine oil? I've had good luck with lubriplate no.105 assembly grease
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By freevolvos
Just after my filter rusted out the return line...

Just after my filter rusted out the return line above the axel rusted out may want tip give it a look
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By freevolvos
4:56 go deep or go home I'm used to cruising at...

4:56 go deep or go home I'm used to cruising at 3300 at 60
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By freevolvos
My Lumina had 390 when it rusted in half original...

My Lumina had 390 when it rusted in half original filter surprised it never rusted out..but the same thing happened my 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,627
Posted By freevolvos
Mine was driven like that change your oil waaau...

Mine was driven like that change your oil waaau more often as fuel dilution and acids build up in your oil, this will eventually lead to a bearing failure, In my case it was the thrust bearing, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,627
Posted By freevolvos
3 miles a day I bet it never really warms up, I...

3 miles a day I bet it never really warms up, I never got better than mid 20'sin my 240 on the highway 11 city driving and never warming up isn't too bad, probably just gets into open loop when its...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,990
Posted By freevolvos
175 for forged slugs is like a deal for all four?...

175 for forged slugs is like a deal for all four? The last set of arias I bought for the chevy was 1500 for pistons, pins, rings
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,198
Posted By freevolvos
Glad it wasn't your upper lip!

Glad it wasn't your upper lip!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By freevolvos
Clear coat the wheel to prevent rust

Clear coat the wheel to prevent rust
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,990
Posted By freevolvos
Valve throat size not to exceed 90% of the valve...

Valve throat size not to exceed 90% of the valve diameter so for a 2.02 valve the ideal throat diameter would be 1.81.....don't concentrate on peak lift flow numbers say 500 lift the port flows 500...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,990
Posted By freevolvos
There's the 90% percent rule for opening up below...

There's the 90% percent rule for opening up below the seat..follow it, A port is hopeless if it is sewer sized and doesn't have any velocity after your cam peeters outout, Besides that how much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By freevolvos
Torque converter wasn't seated ask the way in

Torque converter wasn't seated ask the way in
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By freevolvos
I've done it on g.m. With rubber lines

I've done it on g.m. With rubber lines
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By freevolvos
Check around they may be available new

Check around they may be available new
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By freevolvos
What's your budget ferra makes a nice valve, cam...

What's your budget ferra makes a nice valve, cam choice makes IS the deciding factor as to which spring package you will use.I wouldn't just throw massive triple springs on it....I would call comp,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By freevolvos
My 240 smelled of gas but never leaked any gas on...

My 240 smelled of gas but never leaked any gas on the ground however you could see a staining on the body and tank
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By freevolvos
Your best bet aftermarket forged...I personally...

Your best bet aftermarket forged...I personally don't care for the hyper alloy slugs,I think they're brittle I prefer cast over them.I've used factory cast pistons worth 300 hit in a big block chevy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,129
Posted By freevolvos
Or using teflon tape

Or using teflon tape
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By freevolvos
Pilot bearing dragging the input shaft, for ****...

Pilot bearing dragging the input shaft, for **** aftermarket cable, maybe a cracked release lever, shut it off and see if it slips into first...worn synchro, improperly adjusted shifter, engine loose...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By freevolvos
I think the lifter failures maybe came with oil...

I think the lifter failures maybe came with oil reformulation as there was a rash of that happening with chevy engines too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By freevolvos
Wiper motor seals?

Wiper motor seals?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By freevolvos
Make sure it's a approved for your car the...

Make sure it's a approved for your car the cat...Or the Nazis will boot you again they check part numbers there
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By freevolvos
Just make sure if you use p.s. Ball joints make...

Just make sure if you use p.s. Ball joints make sure they end up on the rite sides, they don't self center very well and are twitchy at highway speed of they are on backwards
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By freevolvos
Hmmm I have to put a trans in my 88 240 I'm...

Hmmm I have to put a trans in my 88 240 I'm interested as well now would be the time to 2.4 swap it...but is there a reason to of its just a n.a. Driver? Is 2.2 bad I think 2.4 idled smoother but...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,409
Posted By freevolvos
Really depends on use, the nine inch is handy as...

Really depends on use, the nine inch is handy as you can have several third members set up for different tracks instead of trying to setup a Salisbury type rear. I doubt anyone here needs that...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,409
Posted By freevolvos
8.8 is cheap in the yards and easy to find funny...

8.8 is cheap in the yards and easy to find funny thing is it looks like a 12 bolt chevy inside...It even uses some of the same bearings c-clip are just a method of axle retention, back in the drum...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,409
Posted By freevolvos
There good to have I have them in my 12 bolt

There good to have I have them in my 12 bolt
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By freevolvos
Loctite sleeve retention compound

Loctite sleeve retention compound
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,409
Posted By freevolvos
T the buick had drum breaks that will let the...

T the buick had drum breaks that will let the tire and axel go flying
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By freevolvos
Arias or diamond makes good stuff

Arias or diamond makes good stuff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,586
Posted By freevolvos
Whatever's on sale and whatever filters on sale...

Whatever's on sale and whatever filters on sale and I drive it year around 140 miles a day wixx makes about the best filter oil has become so good anymore I don't think it matters
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By freevolvos
Just because it's new doesn't mean it's any...

Just because it's new doesn't mean it's any good...buy a d.v.m. And start trouble shooting, of course the temp sensor has a input when it's cold..do you think it only works at 70°¿ Does it have any...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By freevolvos
Send the cam to shoe string? Have him degree it...

Send the cam to shoe string? Have him degree it and get the lift and duration, according to his thread he will even ship it back to you for free. I wonder if rsi came up with the lobe profile or...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,844
Posted By freevolvos
Break in is absolutely critical, keep the revs up...

Break in is absolutely critical, keep the revs up and vary the rpm between 2-3 grand because that changes the way the oil is being sprayed around. Make sure there's enough gas in the tank bring a...
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