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Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 171,430
Posted By Grendel
I probably missed it, what radiator is that? ...

I probably missed it, what radiator is that?

It's perfect for the L83 I am putting into my 245.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By Grendel
Hi Oysten! I don't like doing what other...

Hi Oysten!

I don't like doing what other people have. I don't need guidance on what other's have done, it's not really in my spirit or what I am posting about.I also like latest technology in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By Grendel
Sorry, the factory gauges don't run off CANBUS,...

Sorry, the factory gauges don't run off CANBUS, nor do I want to run two sets of sending units.

The way the Dakota Digital stuff works and looks is far better than the factory set up.

You know...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By Grendel
Dakota Digital VHX Gauges in a 240

So, Oysten Troan and I are working to put Dakota Digital VHX gauges into my 240 wagon to get rid of the big clock, add a real tach and several other gauges, along with a touch screen.

We're...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 171,430
Posted By Grendel
Giffin is building mounts for my Gen5 engine...

Giffin is building mounts for my Gen5 engine (L83) right now... he uses the Holley 302 series pans with his mounts.

Not sure how he does it, but he does.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,695
Posted By Grendel
It won't effect the VR sensor. Milling the...

It won't effect the VR sensor.

Milling the mating surfaces is a great idea, too. I do that every time.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 171,430
Posted By Grendel
What engine mounts did you use?

What engine mounts did you use?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 171,430
Posted By Grendel
Nice project. Will follow along.

Nice project.

Will follow along.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By Grendel
I decided to use 6 piston front and 4 piston rear...

I decided to use 6 piston front and 4 piston rear Brembos. It will stop. I can make my own abutments.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 369,091
Posted By Grendel
A neighbor to the north subscribing.

A neighbor to the north subscribing.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 51,182
Posted By Grendel
It's interesting to see how many folks are from...

It's interesting to see how many folks are from New England.

Keep at the build.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,695
Posted By Grendel
Sealed that rear differential yet? If not: ...

Sealed that rear differential yet?

If not:

https://www.quadratec.com/products/52416_100.htm

I used them on mostly 4wds... but it's for a Dana 30 and doesn't care what cover you have.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,898
Posted By Grendel
Wow, some opinions... It's your car, build...

Wow, some opinions...

It's your car, build as you want.

17's, big brakes, bigger engine, etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By Grendel
Narrowing the 8.8 to get to a more reasonable...

Narrowing the 8.8 to get to a more reasonable width, closer to factory. In some instances, going in helps too.

I plan to fill in all space with a wider tire. Wider in both directions.

Front...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By Grendel
All around driver to use up a bunch of spare...

All around driver to use up a bunch of spare parts.

And yes, looking to rework and lower the front as well. Make it handle, go like stink and stop like a hellstallion.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,413
Posted By Grendel
Nice work. I am planning to do something similar....

Nice work. I am planning to do something similar.

Want to lease out that drill guide? I will only need it twice ;).

What did you do for brake rotors?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 527,289
Posted By Grendel
This guy has all four ports running to a surge...

This guy has all four ports running to a surge tank on top of his engine:

https://youtu.be/m47meZqDtlo



It's amazing the amount of flow that comes out of those steam ports.

I had the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 527,289
Posted By Grendel
There's a new LT1/LT4... Sean, As for...

There's a new LT1/LT4...

Sean,

As for your steam port... move it to the highest point of your cooling system.

Yes, many people get by with running to to the water pump.... and other people...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 527,289
Posted By Grendel
Hey man, I swear I am not following you from PBB,...

Hey man, I swear I am not following you from PBB, or Lat-G...

But I am building a 240 wagon that should be able to take down any of my other builds, except the all aluminum CJ2 on Corvette C7...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By Grendel
Thanks... the funny thing is, a lot of these...

Thanks... the funny thing is, a lot of these threads are by friends from Lat-G or Pirate... and now I find them here.

Picked up my engine and trans today... and the car is almost ready.

Should...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By Grendel
Widest tire on 240 wagon with narrowed Ford 8.8

So, I am new here.

Not new to hot rodding, etc.

Working with Giffin's Performance to stick a 400hp GM L83 and 6 speed auto into a 1990 240 Wagon.

Cutting a Ford (rhymes with Turd) 8.8 for...
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