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Forum: events 05-18-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,265
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: 2,084
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: 2,084
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: 346
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: 28
Views: 1,265
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: 28
Views: 1,265
Posted By gsellstr
:bs:

:bs:
Forum: events 03-21-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,641
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: 1,862
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: 28
Views: 1,265
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: 1,862
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: 101,240
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: 540
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: 1,660
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: 1,660
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: 101,240
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: 302
Views: 193,156
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: 1,096
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: 312
Views: 274,507
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: 312
Views: 274,507
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: 302
Views: 193,156
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: 302
Views: 193,156
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: 302
Views: 193,156
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: 302
Views: 193,156
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: 302
Views: 193,156
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: 1,096
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: 1,292
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: 1,341
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: 101,240
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: 104,758
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: 2,761
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: 302
Views: 193,156
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: 3,337
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: 3,337
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: 3,337
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: 1,517
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...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By gsellstr
I'm on a recirc. A BOV will absolutely make the...

I'm on a recirc. A BOV will absolutely make the issue worse on a MAF based system.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By gsellstr
I agree, the first video is exactly what mine is...

I agree, the first video is exactly what mine is doing as well, and watching AFR's, it goes pig right, engine almost dies, and as the AFR's lean back out it comes back. I've just learned to baby it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, what ^^^^ said. It depends on conditions as...

Yeah, what ^^^^ said. It depends on conditions as far as where it was when OP unplugged it, but it should have been open to some degree or another. How far open though, that will have variables.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By gsellstr
The IAC is already disabled off-idle by LH.

The IAC is already disabled off-idle by LH.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By gsellstr
You're not alone in the fight, but I will clue...

You're not alone in the fight, but I will clue you in on my findings over the last 6 years of fighting this.

It's actually not IAC related, but rather mixture related. LH goes into fuel cut on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gsellstr
That pressure thing long after it cooled still...

That pressure thing long after it cooled still befuddles me. I've had a little residual in mine usually, but not enough to bubble coolant out.

Fingers crossed it is just the heater valve. I did...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,374
Posted By gsellstr
Why not try throwing in a doorstop...er...T cam...

Why not try throwing in a doorstop...er...T cam just to see what the wear pattern looks like, keep from ruling out the head? Same pattern for me, old/known VX went in while waiting on the Turbo cam,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Roy. Mine actually spring a leak around...

I'm with Roy. Mine actually spring a leak around #4 exhaust side, no other symptoms though, and it didn't fail there on the next gasket.

Now, that said, that doesn't explain the really high...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2022, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By gsellstr
Having been down the lighting road several times,...

Having been down the lighting road several times, on different platforms, I can't recommend e-codes enough. I have them on my entire fleet, had them on the ex's 850 and V50 as well. The light output,...
Forum: website & board 01-17-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,578
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, yeah, hit up Yoshifab. Piston design...

Honestly, yeah, hit up Yoshifab. Piston design from them is FAR superior to the JVAB design. I've been down this road for a while on JVAB stuff, went with Yoshi stuff, same quality, better design,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 28,054
Posted By gsellstr
Not really. Aside from a bare metal paint job in...

Not really. Aside from a bare metal paint job in the same color, it still looks the same as it did in 2017, except with good paint, no peeling clear, etc. lol


First long drive in it this...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 28,054
Posted By gsellstr
Well folks...time for a little update here. ...

Well folks...time for a little update here.

February 2020 - The poor AW71L finally had enough, started slipping 2nd gear. Tossed in my spare only to find the converter was failing. While...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2022, 02:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,374
Posted By gsellstr
Both my failed cam and the one that's been in the...

Both my failed cam and the one that's been in the car for years had that black coating on them.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,728
Posted By gsellstr
Timing is not adjustable on LH2.4, since it's...

Timing is not adjustable on LH2.4, since it's driven off the crank sensor.
The aux shaft does nothing other than drive the oil pump.
Have you checked that the cam timing is correct? Pull the cover,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,441
Posted By gsellstr
Also a better pad selection for the Girlings.

Also a better pad selection for the Girlings.
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