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Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 05:19 PM
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Posted By t8fanning
Hopefully.

Hopefully.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 01:11 PM
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Posted By t8fanning
Nope. The local track is closed for good, and I...

Nope. The local track is closed for good, and I haven't been to the dyno yet. I'm upgrading my fuel injectors and doing some rear suspension stuff right now. But I plan on going to the dyno this...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 624
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Posted By t8fanning
The car has just been sitting for a while. I sold...

The car has just been sitting for a while. I sold my fuel injectors to buy some bigger ones, but that deal fell through, so the car can't run until I get some. If you can get me a deal on a set of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By t8fanning
I have that exact gauge. Hard to see, but it's...

I have that exact gauge. Hard to see, but it's the bottom left gauge position. The USB plug next to the hazard switch is for programming the gauge.

https://i.imgur.com/fUgIS7Mh.jpg

I wouldn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By t8fanning
Awesome. Can't wait to see it. I always wondered...

Awesome. Can't wait to see it. I always wondered what happened to that awesome pump setup.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 01:58 PM
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Posted By t8fanning
That's a good idea. I've never been to Davis...

That's a good idea. I've never been to Davis either. I'll definitely try to go.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 12:42 PM
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Posted By t8fanning
I'm planning on going to IPD next year. Hopefully...

I'm planning on going to IPD next year. Hopefully someone has slicks I can rent/borrow so I can see how fast it'll go at sea level.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 10:58 AM
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Posted By t8fanning
I say keep the 140, put the turbo on and use it...

I say keep the 140, put the turbo on and use it as a driver/project car you don't work on really unless you want to. Then buy the Saab to do lots of work on. I bet you'll regret selling it if you do.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 11:42 AM
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Posted By t8fanning
Don't sell it. But seriously, what would you...

Don't sell it. But seriously, what would you replace it with?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By t8fanning
I'll be interested to see how it fits in the...

I'll be interested to see how it fits in the tunnel.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-15-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,328
Posted By t8fanning
Megasquirt 3 is definitely the best of the...

Megasquirt 3 is definitely the best of the Megasquirt family. MS2 isn't really worth using unless you're trying to do it really cheap with microsquirt or something.

I were to do another build from...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By t8fanning
No, but I got them here ...

No, but I got them here

https://shop.battlegarage-rs.com/products/porterfield-r4s-street-track-day-brake-pads?variant=963339145
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By t8fanning
I had some Hawk HPS 5.0 and really didn't like...

I had some Hawk HPS 5.0 and really didn't like them. They squealed a ton on light braking. I swapped to some Porterfield r4s and love them, although they do make a lot of dust.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By t8fanning
I'd talk to Yoshifab. Josh has some great pistons...

I'd talk to Yoshifab. Josh has some great pistons and rods and can help spec out some internals based on your goals.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,976
Posted By t8fanning
I'm in a similar boat. My local track sold and is...

I'm in a similar boat. My local track sold and is now closed for good to become warehouses. I really wish I could have found some slicks and actually put down a decent time, but oh well. Maybe I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By t8fanning
They have a drag block from motordesign sweden....

They have a drag block from motordesign sweden. The facebook comments make me think it's filled, but there aren't water jacket holes in the deck. I don't know what's going on with the "freeze plug"...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,307
Posted By t8fanning
Ah. I don't know anything about LH. That is...

Ah. I don't know anything about LH. That is interesting though.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,307
Posted By t8fanning
I've got some ID 1000s I'll sell you. You'd have...

I've got some ID 1000s I'll sell you. You'd have to change the injector plug or use an adapter, but you'd have some overhead over 80 lb/hr dekas if you ever wanted more power or to use e85.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,644
Posted By t8fanning
I expect you'll love some real flow even more.

I expect you'll love some real flow even more.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,644
Posted By t8fanning
You should just order a bigger turbine housing...

You should just order a bigger turbine housing now. I'll bet you get sick of the 0.48.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,644
Posted By t8fanning
Perfect. I'd look at Haralds turbo first. If you...

Perfect. I'd look at Haralds turbo first. If you don't like that, I'd look at a gt28. If you don't like that, I'd get an efr 6258.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,644
Posted By t8fanning
I daily drive my 8 valve with a efr 7670. You can...

I daily drive my 8 valve with a efr 7670. You can make it as reliable as you want. But for your goals, I'd probably do a GT2860 or GT2871r. They're small and don't flow much air, but it sounds like...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,644
Posted By t8fanning
I sold it last week. Thanks for the plug though. ...

I sold it last week. Thanks for the plug though.

OP, are you going to want more power in the future, or are you sure you only want 250-270? Also, how fixed are you on the 3k lower limit of your...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,576
Posted By t8fanning
I installed a 7670 tonight, but you wouldn't be...

I installed a 7670 tonight, but you wouldn't be able to tell from the picture. The housings are the same on the outside as the 7064, but the 7670 gives me 5 mm on the compressor inducer and 6 mm on...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2018, 01:48 PM
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Views: 77,527
Posted By t8fanning
Glad to help. I can't believe you already have it...

Glad to help. I can't believe you already have it cut out.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2018, 07:58 PM
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Posted By t8fanning
I have a drawing of a B6304, but not the 5 cyl....

I have a drawing of a B6304, but not the 5 cyl. Are they the same ports with one less? If so, I've attached it my folder will all the Volvo flanges I've found online. The 6 cyl whiteblock one is in...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2018, 11:44 PM
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Views: 98,576
Posted By t8fanning
I will for sure.

I will for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2018, 11:36 PM
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Views: 98,576
Posted By t8fanning
Oh man, I'm sorry about that. I thought you might...

Oh man, I'm sorry about that. I thought you might come to Socal euro, but it was kind of a whirlwind trip and it slipped my mind to give you some notice.



Same. Altitude sucks.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 624
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Posted By t8fanning
I drove out to San Diego this weekend for the...

I drove out to San Diego this weekend for the Socal Euro show. I got something like 25 mpg when my mix dropped down to e15ish while driving there and back.

Once I got my mix back up to e60 and did...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By t8fanning
Yes, your routing is fine.

Yes, your routing is fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,053
Posted By t8fanning
Lol. Tell that to the 2017 mustang 5.0 who was...

Lol. Tell that to the 2017 mustang 5.0 who was trying his best to catch me last week.

That is exactly the reason I still have an 8v. No one expects the tractor motor to do anything.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,053
Posted By t8fanning
Exactly. I bet even some with turbos will have...

Exactly. I bet even some with turbos will have trouble.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,053
Posted By t8fanning
I use an RSI stage 3. It makes pretty good power...

I use an RSI stage 3. It makes pretty good power with my valves.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By t8fanning
I made a similar bracket for my 240. ...

I made a similar bracket for my 240.

https://i.imgur.com/KZlzoe3l.jpg

The return didn't have much vertical drop, but still drained fine. The can never had any oil accumulation.

Before I made...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,009
Posted By t8fanning
Cars look so much better when they get some big...

Cars look so much better when they get some big tires on.

Yours is looking great.
Forum: events 08-27-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By t8fanning
I'm leaving someone Thursday night and getting...

I'm leaving someone Thursday night and getting there probably Friday afternoon.

If I don't break down somewhere.

Either Sunday or Saturday works for me. My schedule is open.
Forum: events 08-27-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By t8fanning
I'll be making the trip. I really wish you guys...

I'll be making the trip. I really wish you guys had a 1/4 mile track down there though.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 115,555
Posted By t8fanning
You've probably already mentioned this, but what...

You've probably already mentioned this, but what is your pinion angle? Also how are your torque rod bushings?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,594
Posted By t8fanning
Well that's pretty good then. You should put your...

Well that's pretty good then. You should put your gauge on the return line. I'm still curious what your crankcase pressure is. It would be interesting to know the oil pressure drop across the turbo...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 01:37 PM
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Views: 184,594
Posted By t8fanning
Those seem like normal oil pressures. Did you...

Those seem like normal oil pressures. Did you measure after the restrictor at all?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,489
Posted By t8fanning
It's always fun to say "it's just the stock...

It's always fun to say "it's just the stock engine block" when someone is blown away that they just lost to an old Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By t8fanning
Just go hydraulic. It feels and works so much...

Just go hydraulic. It feels and works so much better. I use a Tilton on my TKO500 and it's great.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,594
Posted By t8fanning
Have you measured crankcase pressure? Are you...

Have you measured crankcase pressure? Are you getting a ton of blow by?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,594
Posted By t8fanning
A turbo sump and scavenge pump is probably the...

A turbo sump and scavenge pump is probably the best solution, but how much higher do you think the turbo should be? Could you machine the manifold turbo flange to get a bit more height?

It looks...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,365
Posted By t8fanning
I think the most impressive thing in this thread...

I think the most impressive thing in this thread is that Michele went to the junkyard with you and helped you pull a whole rear suspension. My wife gives me grief if I ask her to pump the clutch for...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,044
Posted By t8fanning
I think the real solution here is to raise the...

I think the real solution here is to raise the boost, max out the turbo and not use a wastegate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By t8fanning
It is smart to just use the OEM seal. It's enough...

It is smart to just use the OEM seal. It's enough of a pain of a job to just spend a little extra.

Is this car turbo? Could be leaking from the oil return or sandwich plate or something as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,576
Posted By t8fanning
I'll probably do that in a little while when I'm...

I'll probably do that in a little while when I'm redoing the rear suspension. I'm not going to fully corner balance it because it looks weird to me and this is a street car, but I might raise the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,044
Posted By t8fanning
You could make a y pipe that mounts to the volvo...

You could make a y pipe that mounts to the volvo manifold and splits between the turbo and wastegate. It could angle the turbo up a bit for more room.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,576
Posted By t8fanning
I think you're probably right. It's a wash on the...

I think you're probably right. It's a wash on the engine swap, unless you add turbo stuff to the LS.

My TKO definitely isn't helping keep the pounds off. I think that's the main cause of my...
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