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Forum: performance & suspension 02-05-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By TR Conn
I'm considering something similar, but using LH...

I'm considering something similar, but using LH 2.4.
I have an F head and D-jet intake, but worry about the flow rate of the D-jet injectors 36.15 lbs @ 3 bar.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-14-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
I spent the last couple of days machining a mount...

I spent the last couple of days machining a mount for the crank position sensor. Not really "machining", since my machine shop consists of a hack saw, some files and a drill press.
Started with a...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-11-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the clarification. I already have...

Thanks for the clarification.
I already have the drilled flywheel, it was the inspiration for this project.
As it turns out the flywheel was drilled with the first hole just sort of anywhere. So...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-11-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks Ian, So, this means that 90 degrees...

Thanks Ian,
So, this means that 90 degrees would be the trailing edge of the 15th tooth?

The write-up states "60 drilled holes and one long tooth" is this a typo?
I was under the impression it...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-10-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
I've started drilling the bellhousing, I have a...

I've started drilling the bellhousing, I have a 3/8" pilot hole. Just to make sure that I'm doing this right:
Should the sensor be over a hole or the flat between holes?
At TDC should it be over...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-09-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
To measure this accurately, where in the "-2"...

To measure this accurately, where in the "-2" area would I use as my point of reference?
I would guess it is center of the un-drilled area.

I'm a little confused, there seems to be two ways to...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-08-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
"And in fact you don't necessarily even need the...

"And in fact you don't necessarily even need the EZK ignition, and the flywheel or a 60-2 trigger wheel: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=288874"

I like this idea, but the TZ-28H is...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-07-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the replies and suggestions. I'm...

Thanks for the replies and suggestions.
I'm early in the thinking and collection phases
CPS placement: measure, measure, measure and work up to it slowly.
Air gap: I'll use shims
Flywheel: I...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-07-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,545
Posted By TR Conn
Try to time it to attend the Davis show!

Try to time it to attend the Davis show!
Forum: performance & suspension 01-07-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By TR Conn
B-20 with LH 2.4 Questions

There are a couple of old threads, but no follow-up.
I'm collecting parts to use LH 2.4 on a B-20.
Not looking for a lot of power, just reliability and hopefully better gas mileage and...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-05-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,650
Posted By TR Conn
It all fits quite nicely in a 122s / 122FT ...

It all fits quite nicely in a 122s / 122FT
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/IMG_5249_zpso1glzdq2.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-03-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,152
Posted By TR Conn
Switch on the ignition and use a remote start...

Switch on the ignition and use a remote start switch.
I had to install a start button since the ignition switch wiring was different.
Worth a try...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-14-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By TR Conn
I used the drive shaft from a Lincoln LSX. It...

I used the drive shaft from a Lincoln LSX.
It has a dual cardin joint. 45 thousand miles and no vibration or problems.

Here is the thread on Brickboard....
Forum: showroom 03-09-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By TR Conn
Something New Has Been Added!

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/IMG_5261_zpseu2kvn0x.jpg (http://s261.photobucket.com/user/trconn/media/Turbobricks%20photos/IMG_5261_zpseu2kvn0x.jpg.html)

I...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By TR Conn
Well, I'm hoping since this is a Clutchnet stage...

Well, I'm hoping since this is a Clutchnet stage 3 with a kevlar disk it will be a bit more robust than stock.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By TR Conn
Whew! Thanks, the answer I was hoping for. ...

Whew!
Thanks, the answer I was hoping for.
Driving up the Grapevine with a slipping clutch just couldn't be good.

For those who aren't familiar, the Grapevine over Tejon pass is 5 miles with a...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By TR Conn
OK, Full disclosure here: I have just...

OK,
Full disclosure here:
I have just finished installing a B230ft into my 122s. It runs LH 2.4. It has a dog dish flywheel and a stock (probably NA) clutch. Well as soon as the turbo starts to...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By TR Conn
Never the less, the disks are not interchangeable...

Never the less, the disks are not interchangeable or else we would just be using them for the T5 conversions.

Still: Will the pressure plate work?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By TR Conn
No one tried this? I really don't want to pull...

No one tried this?
I really don't want to pull the trans, install parts and then have to do it all over again if it won't work.
I'm working against a deadline since this is the car I'm planning to...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-06-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By TR Conn
This will be going in front of a T5 transmission....

This will be going in front of a T5 transmission. At this point my interest is the pressure plate, not the disk.
I want to be sure the clearances and spacing for the throw out bearing and arm will...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-06-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By TR Conn
Pressure Plate interchange

I know it will bolt up, but will the pressure plate from a B18/B20 work properly in a B230?
Forum: performance & suspension 01-22-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,371
Posted By TR Conn
$20, Drill a hole, attach and you're done! ...

$20, Drill a hole, attach and you're done!
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/Turbo%20Drain_zpsbuvoyam2.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By TR Conn
[QUOTE=Distort;5052021]A little inspiration from...

[QUOTE=Distort;5052021]A little inspiration from the swede's

What manifold is that? My NA manifold exits at an angle toward the rear.
That one wouldn't fit by itself much less with the J pipe....
Forum: performance & suspension 12-02-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By TR Conn
The flange is on ebay...

The flange is on ebay...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-01-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By TR Conn
I hope so. If not something like this will...

I hope so.
If not something like this will raise it up enough.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-01-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By TR Conn
I hope so. If not something like this will...

I hope so.
If not something like this will raise it up enough.
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/t3spacer_zps31c1caeb.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-30-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By TR Conn
If I wanted to flip a manifold I would do it to...

If I wanted to flip a manifold I would do it to the OBX turbo manifold I picked up at Davis last year (cheap in all respects). I haven't heard much good about them, so I'm trying something a little...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-30-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By TR Conn
Luckily these folks are only about a half an hour...

Luckily these folks are only about a half an hour away. I'll go see if I can check them out this week.
I already have an adapter for the flange on the manifold. Only need to have the turbo ground...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-29-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By TR Conn
Turbo "Up-Pipe" idea (will it work?)

Will this work as an up pipe???
I have an Amazon with a B230F mounted at a slant. Runs great and I love it. BUT, Sitting my garage is B230FT which I want to install. I'm looking for an easy way to...
Forum: showroom 01-30-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By TR Conn
Funny video

Picked up this video link from BaT.
It was in one of the comments on a insanely priced 240

http://youtu.be/_nxMYiVdXD0
Forum: performance & suspension 01-30-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By TR Conn
ECU- Currently a 951 (N/A) I have two fans, a...

ECU- Currently a 951 (N/A)
I have two fans, a pusher and a puller, both on different sensors, set for different temperatures.
I'll be Installing a turbo this summer and have a 781 ECU I'll be...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-30-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By TR Conn
E-fan stumble

There have been several posts about this with the general consensus being "live with it".
My question is, will this thing work?

Reversible DC 10V-60V Motor Driver Speed ​​Control Governor Soft...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-01-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By TR Conn
I'm looking for the same thing, haven't had any...

I'm looking for the same thing, haven't had any luck so far.
If any one cares to machine a few flanges (in stainless) put me on the list for one.
I am going to build a 90 degree "up pipe" to...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By TR Conn
Ditch any plans for the M47. First, the gear...

Ditch any plans for the M47. First, the gear ratios are all wrong with your 4.10/4.56 rear end. Second, if you mount the engine upright the trans will be slanted at about 15 degrees.
You might look...
Forum: showroom 11-01-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 452,710
Posted By TR Conn
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Tur...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/VolvoBBQSet_zps2682ce53.jpg (http://s261.photobucket.com/user/trconn/media/Turbobricks%20photos/VolvoBBQSet_zps2682ce53.jpg.html)
...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-13-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,871
Posted By TR Conn
It's good that you have a donor car to work from....

It's good that you have a donor car to work from.
You will be surprised at how many parts are interchangeable with little or no modification.
I used the complete wiring harness from my donor car....
Forum: performance & suspension 09-11-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,871
Posted By TR Conn
Some problems and the way I solved them... ...

Some problems and the way I solved them...
First the clutch...
You can use a cable actuated clutch set up with a "Pull type" hydraulic slave cyl. I've been using it now for about 4 years, works...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By TR Conn
Well beyond my means

It may be a while before we Turbobrickers are twisting wrenches on one of these, but I am looking forward to the day....
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,442
Posted By TR Conn
Early Studebakers had Dana 27's with "anti-Spin"...

Early Studebakers had Dana 27's with "anti-Spin" and 10 splines. Unfortunately they had gear ratios that would tax a 4 cyl.
I was going to use one behind a M47 in my Amazon/B230 But 3.07:1 was way...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,806
Posted By TR Conn
In my 262C 5.0L I had a similar problem with the...

In my 262C 5.0L I had a similar problem with the clearance.
I installed the VSS in-line so I could run the cable driven speedo and still have the VSS input to the computer.
Here is a write up I did...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-04-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,519
Posted By TR Conn
Moving the pedals is an easy project. In true...

Moving the pedals is an easy project. In true Turbobricks style.... Just cut up two pair of pedals.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Brickboard%20Photos/pedalmods_zps76560c6a.jpg...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,697
Posted By TR Conn
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedd...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-0NZfHEpO5k
Forum: showroom 05-10-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By TR Conn
122s - Targa Tasmania video

Nice video clip from Bring a Trailer

http://bringatrailer.com/2013/05/09/tasmania-video-bat-decals-lead-to-podiums/#more-
Forum: events 05-02-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,235
Posted By TR Conn
Where are folks posting photos? ...

Where are folks posting photos?
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Brickboard%20Photos/Davis2013Pano4_zps5f5178e2.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-03-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By TR Conn
Try using a remote starter switch. I had a...

Try using a remote starter switch.
I had a similar problem, it turned out that the wiring to the ignition switch was different.
Forum: events 04-02-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By TR Conn
I'll get on the highway at Atascadero about 1:00....

I'll get on the highway at Atascadero about 1:00.
Drive slow 'till overtaken by the horde.
Forum: events 03-28-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,235
Posted By TR Conn
Is there a group driving up from SLO? When are...

Is there a group driving up from SLO?
When are you leaving?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-25-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,966
Posted By TR Conn
I've been driving a 5.0L/AOD for over 8 years. It...

I've been driving a 5.0L/AOD for over 8 years. It is fast, has loads of torque and has a big "wow" factor.
The swap was a challenge, even with the Converse kit. But well worth it.
V8 bricks come up...
Forum: events 03-23-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By TR Conn
Google mapped it, & entered into the GPS. A...

Google mapped it, & entered into the GPS.
A quick wash in the morning and I'm on my way.
Forum: events 03-16-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,235
Posted By TR Conn
I see the problem, the map was posted the 24th,...

I see the problem, the map was posted the 24th, the day I left.
The instructions I had programmed into my GPS put me at the east end of McCready ave.
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