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Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 94
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Posted By gsellstr
Boost control issues now. Tossed a new spark tune...

Boost control issues now. Tossed a new spark tune in last night, cold temps, good blend in the tank, plus the WG stuck closed it appears. 26psi and a good tune, damn the thing rips. Then the throttle...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
I've been lucky enough to get off the line around...

I've been lucky enough to get off the line around 8psi on the 15g and the Garrett. With a decent tune I can build more on the Garrett, but the brakes can't hold it. The stock 71L stall actually works...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
Nope, I'm still on an AW71L...somehow...

Nope, I'm still on an AW71L...somehow...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
Check my build thread. Nothing too extravagant,...

Check my build thread. Nothing too extravagant, forged bits, valves, cam, tune, exhaust, IC, boost, nice turbo, injectors/amm. The usual 300hp build.

I've managed 2.06 on Potenza's and a 15G,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
Not sure I'll get time to tune and hit the track,...

Not sure I'll get time to tune and hit the track, need a FUNCTIONAL wideband and a free weekend, only a few weeks of weeknight runs left for the year.

How is my wagon the fastest west coast time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By gsellstr
Check your pm's.

Check your pm's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By gsellstr
Not true the last I heard Mike. I got a VIN based...

Not true the last I heard Mike. I got a VIN based key earlier this year for a 240...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By gsellstr
I think he is referring to the smaller chamber...

I think he is referring to the smaller chamber Dave. Taking that much off the head will drop the volume a good bit I would expect.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By gsellstr
I'd agree with culberro on the grooves being...

I'd agree with culberro on the grooves being jacked up. My SI's had the same issue. Since I wasn't worried about keeping them, I took some emery cloth to the tips, cleaned the burrs off and they...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, I'm going 3 thou out and run a .036 cometic,...

Wow, I'm going 3 thou out and run a .036 cometic, runs really damned well.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By gsellstr
Napa has it in spray form I think. strange on...

Napa has it in spray form I think.
strange on the exhaust gaskets, unless your manifold isn't flat.
.100" head gasket? Damn son!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By gsellstr
I'd agree, blown HG shouldn't kill exhaust...

I'd agree, blown HG shouldn't kill exhaust gaskets. I'd guess loose nuts on the manifold to be a bigger issue there.
Moly lube on the ARP should be fine. Seems like ARP had 3 different torque specs,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,107
Posted By gsellstr
Word of experience here. Bon Ami works awesome...

Word of experience here. Bon Ami works awesome for windows, but make damned sure you get the right one. A few years back they reformulated it, adding in an abrasive. There's still an old variant...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By gsellstr
You mention only 1 spark per revolution. Is this...

You mention only 1 spark per revolution. Is this checking with at the coil wire?

Being this is a 2.4 conversion, is there any chance you ended up with a Regina flexplate by mistake? Different...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,873
Posted By gsellstr
I was also not aware there was a forged B20 crank...

I was also not aware there was a forged B20 crank in 75...according to that thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,873
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with ^^^^, never heard of the 74 blocks being...

I'm with ^^^^, never heard of the 74 blocks being weak. Also never had issues with mine thus far, even punched out to 92mm, been running in that configuration for 20 years, 100k or so, and I don't...
Forum: events 10-19-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, we'll be out there. Just got done washing...

Yup, we'll be out there. Just got done washing the car.

Sent a few texts, looks like we may have a pretty small local gathering. This is the last one in Folsom for the year, should be a decent...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By gsellstr
Good info guys, appreciate it. I'm likely to stay...

Good info guys, appreciate it. I'm likely to stay 2.4 at this point since I'm going somewhere with it, but knowing the E percentage would be nice just for monitoring at the very lease, plus evil...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By gsellstr
Probably won't use the failsafe side, but the...

Probably won't use the failsafe side, but the rest of the setup looks pretty damned simple.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By gsellstr
AEM Failsafe Wideband experience?

Finally done fighting with the Innovate pile in my wagon, been having issues keeping it from overheating yet again.


Given I don't want to add in a 3rd gauge on the pillar, my options are...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By gsellstr
Having played with the 4-bar reg myself, on my...

Having played with the 4-bar reg myself, on my #65's, it does help. I also ran into hard starting issues with it, that were resolved with a 3-bar. The 4-bar also puts a good bit more load on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By gsellstr
How is the return pressure on the actuator? The...

How is the return pressure on the actuator? The 15g ones are pretty sad, so even with an MBC they would still creep down since the actuator couldn't keep the gate closed at higher rpm. You could try...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
If you can make it early next month I'll try and...

If you can make it early next month I'll try and get Ryan hammered down and give me a hand tweaking mine a bit, see if I can pull it into the 12's.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 116,002
Posted By gsellstr
I get that every so often at the track when I...

I get that every so often at the track when I throw the matching rims, wrapped in Advan's on the back, gotta love the WTF moments. lol
Forum: showroom 10-07-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,924
Posted By gsellstr
Hah, don't think Doug would fit the maximum size...

Hah, don't think Doug would fit the maximum size limits...lol

Nice meeting you as well!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
Depends on when the rain hits Erik. Looks like...

Depends on when the rain hits Erik. Looks like they have nights showing thru the end of November with a couple exceptions.
Forum: showroom 10-04-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,924
Posted By gsellstr
Damn...I gotta talk to the better half, see if we...

Damn...I gotta talk to the better half, see if we need to do a trip, if we have time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,233
Posted By gsellstr
Problem I see with going harder than aluminum is...

Problem I see with going harder than aluminum is then you start wearing out the aluminum bracket instead.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
We used to have a monthly 'race the cops' at the...

We used to have a monthly 'race the cops' at the track here, same reasoning, and it worked. Now that developers have their heart set on that land though, sure, let's build houses there instead of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,233
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, got about 6 years on the Superpro's,...

Dunno, got about 6 years on the Superpro's, pulled them in place of OEM while trying to figure some noise **** out, had nothing to do with them, and they are still VERY serviceable and sitting in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 159,842
Posted By gsellstr
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,281
Posted By gsellstr
May not make another run this year, depends on if...

May not make another run this year, depends on if I get some tuning done before they close for the winter. Worst part, they may not open next year, track has been for sale for a bit.
Forum: website & board 09-29-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By gsellstr
Use the tbforums.com site.

Use the tbforums.com site.
Forum: showroom 09-29-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, definitely worth a solid look first.

Yeah, definitely worth a solid look first.
Forum: showroom 09-28-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
No ****? Hmm....guess I gotta get on that ASAP,...

No ****? Hmm....guess I gotta get on that ASAP, since I have the fluid waiting for it. lol
Forum: showroom 09-28-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
I'll save you the trouble Jason...Castrol...

I'll save you the trouble Jason...Castrol Transmax is compatible with the JWS3309 spec if you want to put good fluid in it. The M1 multi-car is not, but they do have a JWS3309 fluid, bit harder to...
Forum: showroom 09-28-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
Wait, WTF man, what are you doing with my wife's...

Wait, WTF man, what are you doing with my wife's car across from yours? She's in an 09 V50T5 AWD R-Design, same color and wheels even. Nice for a commuter for sure, a little small for a hauler. Dunno...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By gsellstr
For the 7/9 crowd, a 135* 12mm or 14mm to 1/2"...

For the 7/9 crowd, a 135* 12mm or 14mm to 1/2" hose back to the hardline works just fine, then keep the stock filter.

For relearning, if you're just throwing in a couple gallons in a fillup, give...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
I had a 3-row when I was looking to go e-fan,...

I had a 3-row when I was looking to go e-fan, then I found that was the downside of going that route, right about the time that 3-row sprung a core leak...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
Ahh....there is the reason you had to trim the...

Ahh....there is the reason you had to trim the fan. The 940 fan barely clears with the single row, won't clear with a 3-row.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By gsellstr
I do like the cruising rpm of around 3k at 70...

I do like the cruising rpm of around 3k at 70 with the T5, but trying to pass someone or look at a hill won't happen. lol
Forum: showroom 09-16-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
The 180 for the fan might be a touch low,...

The 180 for the fan might be a touch low, shouldn't be a problem though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By gsellstr
That's the same combo my 140 came with. Even with...

That's the same combo my 140 came with. Even with the W50 trans it would cruise around 3800 at 70-75 without any real issue other than the noise.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
The Spal's I looked at were much less current...

The Spal's I looked at were much less current draw than the 940 fan, but also much less airflow. The 940 fan in mine is around 30A startup, 18A run on low, 42/25 on high. The Spal's were closer to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By gsellstr
eeuroparts.com may have the do88 silicone version...

eeuroparts.com may have the do88 silicone version as well. I know for the 2.4 cars they have them, don't recall if 2.2 used a different IAC or not.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, I've used the normally available mounts in...

Dunno, I've used the normally available mounts in 2 different 850's with no issues at all. One was in the R a few years back, put in some Anchor's, had more vibration from a poly dogbone than from...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely different than the 7/9 stuff. They sit...

Definitely different than the 7/9 stuff. They sit into pockets on the bottom, unlike the 7/9 stuff.
Forum: showroom 09-15-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
Losing 80% of what?

Losing 80% of what?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno about killing the pump. I ran the run of...

Dunno about killing the pump. I ran the run of the mill Walbro 255 in-tank for 4 years on straight E85 with no issues. I swapped to an AEM Green 320 for size and I got a deal on it, but the Walbro...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,055
Posted By gsellstr
Lemme know if that Spal runs less than the 940...

Lemme know if that Spal runs less than the 940 fan. My fan seems to run a LOT, even on the highway, so I'm kinda curious. The 940 fan moves a ton of CFM, but still...
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