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Forum: website & board 02-14-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By gsellstr
Go to Usercp and you'll get the option to edit...

Go to Usercp and you'll get the option to edit your profile, not on the About Me tab while viewing your profile.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By gsellstr
Went AEM Failsafe E85 that Tate mentioned, after...

Went AEM Failsafe E85 that Tate mentioned, after my second Innovate crapped the bed. So far no issues, setup really isn't hard if you have even half a concept of what you're trying to do...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, I'm running these on the daily as well,...

Yup, I'm running these on the daily as well, somewhere around 8k or so on them, TME springs, Koni SA's, been really happy with them.


I have developed a little clunk up front, haven't had time to...
Forum: events 02-13-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
Wait, so you're actually going to try and...

Wait, so you're actually going to try and complete the drive on Saturday? Lies...
Forum: website & board 02-12-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,837
Posted By gsellstr
Is it tomorrow yet Dana?

Is it tomorrow yet Dana?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 114,829
Posted By gsellstr
Probably a lot cheaper than that set I grabbed...

Probably a lot cheaper than that set I grabbed for ya as well. lol

Get em dressed up before you roll out for Davis!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By gsellstr
Doesn't matter, since Josh is likely posting up...

Doesn't matter, since Josh is likely posting up the manufacturer specs. I'm with Simon...going tighter than piston manuf. specs isn't smart, since forged expand a good bit more than cast.

Back to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By gsellstr
Absolutely! I've done enough installs of the poly...

Absolutely! I've done enough installs of the poly torque rod bushings in the 7/9's, launched enough of them, fully greased, across the shop to need a better way. lol

I will say, new vs. old rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By gsellstr
A piston ring compressor around the bushing...

A piston ring compressor around the bushing really helps compress them slightly and it helps guide them in straight.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By gsellstr
I actually talked to Lawrence (fidel) a few...

I actually talked to Lawrence (fidel) a few months ago. He's still around from time to time, starting to get his life back to a good place and getting the bug to start playing with cool Volvo ****...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By gsellstr
I did not have good luck with Freds chips way...

I did not have good luck with Freds chips way back. I went with TLAO stuff and more recently started tuning my own. The early TLAO stuff was a big improvement over Freds chips, suspect the current...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By gsellstr
The lower seat was an issue on the ones I got...

The lower seat was an issue on the ones I got from Knox as well, largely because of the guide OD. My machinist found I think it was Dodge 4.7 or 5.7 lower seats with integrated stem seals fit pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By gsellstr
I don't have the specs on the Yoshi spring kits...

I don't have the specs on the Yoshi spring kits but Josh should have them. Josh's kits do have custom seats and retainers in them as well.

In my case I got one of the sets Knox used to sell years...
Forum: website & board 02-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,837
Posted By gsellstr
Hey, after 15 years you finally get a blue...

Hey, after 15 years you finally get a blue username...lol
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,837
Posted By gsellstr
I will definitely vouch for Chris on the decal...

I will definitely vouch for Chris on the decal biz. Even my boss will vouch for him now. lol
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,837
Posted By gsellstr
$50 donation sent on behalf of myself and...

$50 donation sent on behalf of myself and Gwen850. Been meaning to send funds for a while, just kept slipping my mind.

Thanks for all the behind the scenes, thankless work you do Dana!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By gsellstr
I think what Aris is getting at is he has a...

I think what Aris is getting at is he has a proper (i.e. not normal TB level) build that's throwing around 500-ish at the ground last I heard. T5's aren't easy to come by over there either, so that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By gsellstr
No relation to what mode the HVAC system is in....

No relation to what mode the HVAC system is in. It's controlled strictly from the temp control side of things. Once you crack it off the full cold setting, the valve opens.


Swapping to the one...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By gsellstr
Not sure the backing on ^^^^, but my experience...

Not sure the backing on ^^^^, but my experience here running straight pump E85 over the last 6 years is far different.

Yes, there's a noticeable variance in the blend, even at the same pump.
Yes,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,799
Posted By gsellstr
Sorry, been meaning to get up your way, just...

Sorry, been meaning to get up your way, just ain't happening. Overrun is cake, settings that were in there were pretty decent. AE isn't too bad as long as you have a good base map. Closed loop, again...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By gsellstr
Bought my Dice from the guy in Lithuania as well,...

Bought my Dice from the guy in Lithuania as well, came with 2 options to set it up depending on your OS, along with instructions. Install took a little bit, emailed the guy with a couple questions,...
Forum: events 01-26-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
So...we'll see you at Davis right Pat? 20th year...

So...we'll see you at Davis right Pat? 20th year for the show as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,727
Posted By gsellstr
Doug had a Powertrax locker in the 242 if I...

Doug had a Powertrax locker in the 242 if I remember right. It worked but a little more aggressive than needed for a daily. lol
Forum: events 01-26-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
Don't have a link for a digital copy on hand yet,...

Don't have a link for a digital copy on hand yet, should be out soon though.
Forum: events 01-26-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
Rolling is out, dates are live guys!

Rolling is out, dates are live guys!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,799
Posted By gsellstr
The ease of tuning and the full dataset is very...

The ease of tuning and the full dataset is very helpful indeed. LH when tuned right is damn fun and reliable as well, so it's kind of a tossup. I'd go MS right now except I'm making very solid...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,799
Posted By gsellstr
I grabbed one as well a while back, never got a...

I grabbed one as well a while back, never got a chance to use it. I figured I'd play with it on my older Fire as well, good to know it works! I may reconfigure mine for the MS1 box in the 140...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,799
Posted By gsellstr
I actually found on mine, same boost level, I had...

I actually found on mine, same boost level, I had better response with a little less timing as well, still ripped when you got on it, spooled up a bit faster, with a very minimal different in power...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,799
Posted By gsellstr
I'd recommend dropping that timing a bit in boost...

I'd recommend dropping that timing a bit in boost or tweak your timing retard based on temp. We're on winter gas and cold temps, pretty sure you're going to get a bit of detonation at those levels on...
Forum: events 01-22-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
You got my number right Jason? We can certainly...

You got my number right Jason? We can certainly talk. Help for day of the show is a big area we can use bodies. Parking, checkin, gates, setup, takedown, all of it.

That goes for anyone that will...
Forum: events 01-21-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
There is, still waiting on the formal okay to...

There is, still waiting on the formal okay to release email.

Tate and Dave, glad you guys will make it!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,799
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely nice to hear the tune is coming along...

Definitely nice to hear the tune is coming along as well. I'd be curious to see what you have for a map on it at this point compared to what we've played with on Ryan's car...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By gsellstr
I've got a Rev sitting in the shed waiting for...

I've got a Rev sitting in the shed waiting for the 200-4r, built to hold 500+ with a lockup, ran around $450.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By gsellstr
The 140 has A on one side, B on the other, forget...

The 140 has A on one side, B on the other, forget what the wagon had for letters...
Forum: showroom 01-18-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 52,291
Posted By gsellstr
Eggcrate all the way.

Eggcrate all the way.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-18-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By gsellstr
Top side of the bottom bend on the downpipe.

Top side of the bottom bend on the downpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By gsellstr
Uh...Mike...both the 140 and 740 have markings on...

Uh...Mike...both the 140 and 740 have markings on the bearing caps. Cap A and B, with the stampings offset from center so you line up both A's and both B's. The old 140 GB even mentions that I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 73,507
Posted By gsellstr
lol

lol
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 73,507
Posted By gsellstr
So...cage will be done before Davis right?...

So...cage will be done before Davis right? RIGHT?!?!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By gsellstr
95 lost the boost gauge for some reason, dunno...

95 lost the boost gauge for some reason, dunno why they went that route unless it was just to be able to use only 1 cluster for turbo and NA.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By gsellstr
Funny yours changed the car that much Wil. I...

Funny yours changed the car that much Wil. I definitely notice the tight preload with the 588 being a little tighter than the 410 it seems but it really doesn't push at all. I will say, swapping to...
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
Hah, I'll believe that the day after I see it. lol

Hah, I'll believe that the day after I see it. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By gsellstr
Bearings, as long as they are from a legit...

Bearings, as long as they are from a legit manufacturer, have some pretty damn tight tolerances to design spec so they should be swappable on the same carrier. I did have to reshim installing the TT...
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
Booked up this week and thru the weekend, but we...

Booked up this week and thru the weekend, but we can take a peek at it next week some time. Glad it's behaving in the cold!

Saturday is a morning meet in Sac, head out for the drive or drags, your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By gsellstr
Good info on the new Conti's...debated those...

Good info on the new Conti's...debated those before my current set of Potenza's, probably will go Conti again next set.

For the OP, I've run the Conti DWS and the newer DWS06 on the wife's car...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By gsellstr
My biggest issue with axle bearings is usually...

My biggest issue with axle bearings is usually the seal, not the bearing. I've had hit or miss luck getting them off so I just cut them and throw new bearings on when it's time for a seal.
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,751
Posted By gsellstr
At least your old EMS is in, up, running and...

At least your old EMS is in, up, running and running well. BTW, your tune....yikes! lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By gsellstr
You will want to play with the shims to get the...

You will want to play with the shims to get the pinion depth right and the backlash right. Fortunately, the greenbook has a revised setup for the pinion...the factory shim between the bearing and...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 134,124
Posted By gsellstr
I'm still sitting at around .025 or so with no...

I'm still sitting at around .025 or so with no blowout issues even when boost spiked to 26psi. BlasterSS and MSD6A though. The Blaster alone did make a noticeable difference. Next time you're up this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By gsellstr
You need regedit, not regidit.

You need regedit, not regidit.
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