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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Pillow
Again this is all relative for cost, but I expect...

Again this is all relative for cost, but I expect most swaps are in the 3-6k range. Probably+ if you are big turbo, built trans, and dual fuel pumps... +Ford 8.8 rear eventually.

The engines...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,794
Posted By Pillow
I'm not really sure why the hate on the LS... It...

I'm not really sure why the hate on the LS... It is a very well regarded engine in the automotive world.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,794
Posted By Pillow
https://i.imgur.com/P28x9jk.png FTFY ...

https://i.imgur.com/P28x9jk.png



FTFY

Mogly, I'm failing to see why so butthurt on this topic. Don't like it... Click on the other redblock threads that are lacking HP.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,794
Posted By Pillow
Bingo. The engines are dirt cheap... It is all...

Bingo. The engines are dirt cheap... It is all the stuff hanging off them for conversions purposes that adds up.

FWIW the most recent Engine Masters (aired on MTOD Wednesday) took a 5.3...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,794
Posted By Pillow
1000RWHP or bust!!! :omg: Any chance you...

1000RWHP or bust!!! :omg:

Any chance you have a timeslip with the 901 combo?

Again, super impressive Rich.

I'm not even going to speculate on cost as it really depends on ones...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,794
Posted By Pillow
Rich raises the bar on the 7/9 LS Turbo game - 901 RWHP!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UobPzny8iCU

7/9 Luxury and performance. The only thing getting crushed here is your hopes and dreams in the losing lane :rofl:

Seriously well done Rich!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 56,405
Posted By Pillow
Lookin good on the TBSS intake! Also neat mount...

Lookin good on the TBSS intake! Also neat mount for the Lokar cable!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pillow
this is for the Whiteblock swap which should push...

this is for the Whiteblock swap which should push the shifter farther back into the hole... But IDK how centered it will be either +/-.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 894
Posted By Pillow
E85 is glorious, you should consider it. ...

E85 is glorious, you should consider it. Especially for Turbo as the octane rating is higher than gas so you can run more timing. Sloppy Mechanics IRRC has some good information on dyno back to...
Forum: showroom 10-26-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pillow
https://www.carcovers.com/ is the answer

https://www.carcovers.com/ is the answer
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 894
Posted By Pillow
Two things to keep on the harness are the trans...

Two things to keep on the harness are the trans speed sensor and fuel composition sensor for E85. Some of the custom harnesses skip these items which the ECU needs.
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pillow
:nod: You and me both!!! Ish is crazy

:nod: You and me both!!! Ish is crazy
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pillow
Needz more ElllllEsssss ...

Needz more ElllllEsssss
...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pillow
https://pics.me.me/magic-wand-that-makes-racecars-...

https://pics.me.me/magic-wand-that-makes-racecars-disappear-the-car-guys-worst-564326.png
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pillow
Then keep it if its so great. I agree that...

Then keep it if its so great.

I agree that it seems priced right, but maybe people want a driver to go race day 1?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By Pillow
You may want to consult this site for ideas: ...

You may want to consult this site for ideas: https://expeditionportal.com/

As for a 4x4 240... Possible, but not worth the effort.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,102
Posted By Pillow
It is a tough decision especially since it sounds...

It is a tough decision especially since it sounds like you will have a shop do the work.

If shop, then I support a healthy 16v B230 setup. Would be a street screamer where back road essess puts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,059
Posted By Pillow
https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/d/1988...

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/d/1988-volvo-240dl-wagon/6724206213.html

You can even find solid cars in the Mid Atlantic for a decent deal.

Drivetrains are worthless unless...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By Pillow
https://us.hubcentric-rings.com/ I have used...

https://us.hubcentric-rings.com/

I have used these before. Good quality and fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By Pillow
They are called Hubcentric spacers. You can get...

They are called Hubcentric spacers. You can get them custom cut aluminum or hardened plastic. I have used both and the good quality plastic are fine for about $20. Custom AL are about $100.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pillow
Yes, Centerforce box with Exedy disk inside. I...

Yes, Centerforce box with Exedy disk inside. I def paid more than $21! So I agree, BUY it if you need it on Amazon.

IIRC the application was for the 80's Ford Mustang SVO 4 cylinder Turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,779
Posted By Pillow
Thanks for the additional info RallyDallas! ...

Thanks for the additional info RallyDallas!

Probably another week or two before turning wrenches on the 960. I had some trees taken down yesterday and I need to clean and cut up a bunch of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pillow
Awesome TY! And agree 100% on the second...

Awesome TY!

And agree 100% on the second paragraph. Still not sure why Exedy in a Centerforce box...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,805
Posted By Pillow
Interesting option! I wonder how much...

Interesting option!

I wonder how much lower the tube is than the pre-2007 truck WP? Again 240 might not care.

Also the WP is still threaded for a mechanical fan and IDK how much shorter that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,805
Posted By Pillow
My bad on the 2010+SS it is drivers side. ...

My bad on the 2010+SS it is drivers side.

I am using the F Body WP and it seems thin enough for a 960 swap. BUT you are correct that the pulley snout seems 2-3" farther out than it needs to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pillow
Info Dump:

Info Dump:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pillow
Cliff notes Post #172. ...

Cliff notes Post #172.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=295461&page=7
Forum: showroom 10-11-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 46,621
Posted By Pillow
More thread resurrection! Stuck on the...

More thread resurrection!

Stuck on the PILOT BEARING... Any ideas folks?

Everything else is as above #172 and looks good.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,805
Posted By Pillow
F Body or 2010+ Camaro SS water pump will work...

F Body or 2010+ Camaro SS water pump will work then as the output is on the passenger side.

... I thought 240s had more hood clearance? If so the stock Truck WP will work, but you need the truck...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pillow
FTFY :nod:

FTFY :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pillow
Not forgotten! Half is in the basement and half...

Not forgotten! Half is in the basement and half in the garage... And it is raining AGAIN!!!

Let me put it all together and then take a video w/ explanation.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By Pillow
I'm a big fan of EBC Yellow for hard street (also...

I'm a big fan of EBC Yellow for hard street (also track capable) and EBC Red for a great daily upgrade.

EBC Greens are trash.
Hawk HPS were too loud and dusty for a daily IMO. Take a moment...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,805
Posted By Pillow
:rockon: Although I really like LS1Tech Hybrids...

:rockon: Although I really like LS1Tech Hybrids & Conversion forum... But, it has been infiltrated by perfectionists with too much money. There is a delicate balance between Sloppy and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,805
Posted By Pillow
I did the exact same on my 71 C10. Just Alt. ...

I did the exact same on my 71 C10. Just Alt. EASY and GM Factory parts.

For the 960 LS I needed to go F Body pulleys, see ICT Billet as mentioned before. The huge benefit to the 3/4 spacers...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pillow
This! OR get some spacers from IPD and...

This!

OR get some spacers from IPD and place late model 17s on there. Easy and cheap. 225/45/17 tires are very common and sticky meats are available.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,779
Posted By Pillow
Fuel lines and pump are done! Yes, it was a...

Fuel lines and pump are done! Yes, it was a battle.

DW200 fuel pump.
Gates Barricade Fuel hose as needed.
GM Fuel Composition sensor (E85)
GM Fuel Filter
SS 3/8 Supply hose to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pillow
Where are you located? I have the complete...

Where are you located? I have the complete setup here if you want to see (or buy) it all.

But yes, 850 fly. Mustang small disk. Mustang T5. Converted to GM input shaft for GM hydro TO...
Forum: showroom 09-20-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,718
Posted By Pillow
FTFM To the OP, do whatever you want...

FTFM



To the OP, do whatever you want man. The old Volvos (especially 7/9s) are pretty worthless do whatever you want in keeping them kewl and on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By Pillow
Surprise all 14" tires suck! Stick with the...

Surprise all 14" tires suck! Stick with the Hydras and get a good set of tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By Pillow
Stick with quality known tires that you can find...

Stick with quality known tires that you can find real test data for.

After all tires are the first and best performance upgrade you can do for better braking and handling.

TireRack is an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Pillow
I know, not ANOTHER oil thread, but the links...

I know, not ANOTHER oil thread, but the links contain some very good information in them.

The key here is purchasing the highest rated oil that is 740 price point friendly. Some of the highly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By Pillow
Full wrap or bust

Full wrap or bust
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Pillow
Interesting as this study showed generally great...

Interesting as this study showed generally great results from the Amsoil Sig Series as well as the original article from 540Rat's blog.

Conversely, Pennz Ultra and Mobil1 scored very well on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Pillow
Deep Dive on Oil Comparisons

https://540ratblog.wordpress.com/

Draw you own conclusions, but this a really good deep dive on oil performance and head to head comparisons. Lengthy, but you can read it all or skip to the...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 807,629
Posted By Pillow
Oddly enough, that really works! Paint wheels...

Oddly enough, that really works! Paint wheels stance everything looks right. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,489
Posted By Pillow
LS easy... I wouldn't say that at all. Sloppy...

LS easy... I wouldn't say that at all. Sloppy yes, doing it right then no.

230 HP I6 Whiteblock w T5
300 HP I6 Whiteblock plus boost w T5
400 HP 5.3 LS w LS7 cam w T5
500+ HP LS plus boost...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Pillow
Update, I purchased some 15x7s from...

Update, I purchased some 15x7s from vertigosity... So 7"s better fit some big a$$ (appropriately sized) drag meats!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By Pillow
Stay with the smallest format possible to avoid...

Stay with the smallest format possible to avoid tunnel beatings. The 4L60E would be a good choice for ease of swap.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,489
Posted By Pillow
My $.02, I6 whiteblock with T5. Roger has an...

My $.02, I6 whiteblock with T5. Roger has an adapter for it. Put some low boost on it for an easy 300-325 with upgraded injectors. It's been done so no wheel reinventing here. Smooth reliable...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By Pillow
Please keep them. At worst you can sell them...

Please keep them. At worst you can sell them off if not needed. Or trade for 240 pedals.

Here is what I used for both GM setups: ...
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