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Forum: events 01-16-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,006
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Anyone have commando bumper they could bring and...

Anyone have commando bumper they could bring and sell me?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
There's not of those around so I'm trying to get...

There's not of those around so I'm trying to get one made for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Yeah I know it had a leaky pinion seal but the...

Yeah I know it had a leaky pinion seal but the the axles looked fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I'm about to do this with a rear axle I have. It...

I'm about to do this with a rear axle I have. It has a 3.73 gears in it already and I was going to replace all the bearings and seals.

Is it worth the effort to replace the wheels bearings and...
Forum: events 01-06-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,006
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Hmmmm I'm not optimistic about having my 244...

Hmmmm I'm not optimistic about having my 244 together by then.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,672
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I think I got the 3.54 from the diesel 240. ...

I think I got the 3.54 from the diesel 240.

Does my thread have a 3 stars because people don't like the car, or me, or the actual build?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,672
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Car is still not all back together. Need a front...

Car is still not all back together. Need a front bumper. But I have been working on some performance upgrades. New axle with a true trac. I have several set of gear to choose from. 3.54, 3.73, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,343
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
So you put double wishbone suspension on vehicles...

So you put double wishbone suspension on vehicles that already had double wishbone suspension and were body on frame? Now you want to do the same on a car with McPherson struts and is a unibody.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,123
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Mogly is still trying to break 300 bhp with his...

Mogly is still trying to break 300 bhp with his blow through carb.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,394
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Might be a dumb question, but will the injectors...

Might be a dumb question, but will the injectors not fire if the crank sensor signal isn't right or is that ignition only?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
What car are you putting it into?

What car are you putting it into?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,091
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
That's a 10-4 good buddy

That's a 10-4 good buddy
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,123
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Some real money that's probably more than most of...

Some real money that's probably more than most of TB wants to spend but still low buck compared to other cars out there.

He's got a set of Bosch 210 injectors. Those run around $400-500 for a set...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,958
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Like what Simon pointed out the adapter kit on...

Like what Simon pointed out the adapter kit on the market has the correct alignment pins as well as a custom flywheel to make everything like the pilot bushing work as intended.

This guy went...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,958
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Then how do you know the input shaft is going to...

Then how do you know the input shaft is going to work?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,958
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
We don't. I've never heard of that BMW trans....

We don't. I've never heard of that BMW trans. Does it have a removable bell housing?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Did he LS swap it yet?

Did he LS swap it yet?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,673
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Do you have a lift? " start researching so I...

Do you have a lift?

" start researching so I can best plan my workload, savings, measurements and exactly what to cut off"

If you have to ask...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,813
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Head gaskets work like a blow off valve.

Head gaskets work like a blow off valve.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,892
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
If you have to ask...

If you have to ask...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,551
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Wasn't there a picture that went along with it?

Wasn't there a picture that went along with it?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,551
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Twin turbos makes Doug angry

Twin turbos makes Doug angry
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Racecars will have them for safety. Or maybe he...

Racecars will have them for safety. Or maybe he has one for storage.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
sick vape bruh

sick vape bruh
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Probably good filter but they use a normal fuel...

Probably good filter but they use a normal fuel pump to get up near the engine then a cam driven pump raises the pressure up high enough for in the rail.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,017
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
LS

LS
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,743
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Rebuilding k24 would be a good idea for 2...

Rebuilding k24 would be a good idea for 2 reasons. Trying to adapt to go back to the td04 would be more costly and time consuming. And the K24 is is a good turbo. You could even do a hybrid k24/k26,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 146,704
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Amazing!

Amazing!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,766
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
This thread is almost 10 years old and looks like...

This thread is almost 10 years old and looks like the pictures were taken with film and then scanned in.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,040
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
LS

LS
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,672
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Are core supports all the same for 75-85?

Are core supports all the same for 75-85?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Body Parts

Since my 77 240 got hit I'm looking at replacement parts.

If the core support needs to be replaced what years am I looking at for interchange? 75-85? Or did something change with different...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,672
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I drove it home. It seems to drive all right....

I drove it home. It seems to drive all right. Fender, bumper, are trash obviously. Strut tower doesn't look like it was really pushed in. The "frame" where the bumper shock mounts is a little...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,672
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I think the car is fixable. Traffic came to...

I think the car is fixable.

Traffic came to an abrupt stop. I was able to come to a stop thanks to the rx-7 calipers. The f150 was behind me. He locked up all his wheels trying to stop, swerved...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,672
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Car got hit by an F150 today. So that really...

Car got hit by an F150 today. So that really sucks.

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Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,629
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Earlier 850s had the female connector up on the...

Earlier 850s had the female connector up on the LH strut mount for the ABS connector. You could use that as the other end for your harness if you can find one.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,658
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I think you need to realistically think this out...

I think you need to realistically think this out and maybe work your way up to it. Getting and engine and using something like sts mounts can be the easiest part. It's all the little stuff that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,658
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Hoooooboy. Sorry but I feel like you're gonna...

Hoooooboy. Sorry but I feel like you're gonna have a hard time with this, get frustrated and then just sell a 240 she'll to the junkyard.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,459
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
A little rust sealer, a little wash, fresh...

A little rust sealer, a little wash, fresh battery and she'll be as good as new.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,660
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
That's a huge difference in press fit tolerances....

That's a huge difference in press fit tolerances. Usually fits are something like .0005-.001 inches interference per inch of diameter.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,679
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
20 psi on a chinese t3 turbo. I bet your inlet...

20 psi on a chinese t3 turbo. I bet your inlet and combustion temps went up, ring gap was too small/detonation, followed by ringland failure.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Yeah I just test fitted it. It's pretty straight...

Yeah I just test fitted it. It's pretty straight forward. Cut in half and then put it on. Clears the engine mount and intake bracket.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Did you have to do anything with the engine...

Did you have to do anything with the engine mount? I'm about to mock it up
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
7/9 Alternator setup on a 240

I need to move my alternator to fit my turbo and specifically the wastegate, plus just to free up some room on that side of the engine. I've only found a few pictures of ones that may have been done...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,944
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
You’re not going to find a cut and dry how to. I...

You’re not going to find a cut and dry how to. I think one or two people have done it. There’s some info on here if you search, but the people who have done it already had some idea of how to do it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,672
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I bought an aluminum underdrive pulley on ebay...

I bought an aluminum underdrive pulley on ebay for a decent price. I didn't realize it was an underdrive pulley when I bought it but it is 5 lbs 1 oz lighter and looks nicer. I guess that makes me a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Countdown to part out...

Countdown to part out...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,089
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
No. I mean you could. But you shouldn’t.

No. I mean you could. But you shouldn’t.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Yeah skip that 740 for sure.

Yeah skip that 740 for sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,884
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
It's not a crazy price. Depends on also on what...

It's not a crazy price. Depends on also on what kind of parts they're using. Are they using cheap mufflers and cheap steel or nicer mufflers, v bands, stainless steel? And if they do good work I...
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