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Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,369
Posted By boostabear
What is sounds like to me is that you are over...

What is sounds like to me is that you are over centering your tie rods at full lock, hence having to YANK the wheel out of lock. Your inner tie rods once extended all the way out could be moving at...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
Thats good to know, I did figure out my later...

Thats good to know, I did figure out my later pump (92) line bolted right in to high pressure side of truck pump, so with a little rebending of the line it worked perfect. I didnt even think of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
Fbody camaro ones will work with a little...

Fbody camaro ones will work with a little trimming and stuff, if not you can always use two passenger truck manifolds and have the drivers side go around front of engine. I have never tried 2010...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
Alternator is close, I "massaged" the webbing on...

Alternator is close, I "massaged" the webbing on the hood a tad and it clears, and I have the big alternator too!! The 145? Amp one. Most 4.8/5.3 have the smaller 105amp one, had I known that at the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
Thanks Ken, I did mean to add it made more sense...

Thanks Ken, I did mean to add it made more sense when it's in a series so you have to use approved parts and all that fun stuff. When you first said pro I figured some big budget drag car or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
Ken I wasn't disagreeing with you, just curious...

Ken I wasn't disagreeing with you, just curious as to why a pro race team would cheap out on such a part when there are tons of better options, seems kinda strange no? I'd love to see pics though!...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
Who drives a car "down low"? I'm sorry but if...

Who drives a car "down low"? I'm sorry but if you are considering a V8 swapped 240, I'd have to assume you are going to drive it fast, in that case I'd much rather have my power up top. Not sure if...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
I have a car intake, all truck accesories, just...

I have a car intake, all truck accesories, just relocated the upper radiator hose outlet and one idler pulley. If that's too much work get a car intake and acc. Bracket and bolt your acc on. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,735
Posted By boostabear
Why would a car intake require car accesories?...

Why would a car intake require car accesories? Most accesories are identical just use a different bracket. You can also can use a truck waterpump with car intake just have to change the outlet, not...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 56,963
Posted By boostabear
:rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl:
Forum: showroom 02-27-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 362,907
Posted By boostabear
It's all I really got right now, never been one...

It's all I really got right now, never been one to take a ton of pics, was just lucky enough to have one of my friends there who is very good with a camera so it kinda worked out haha.
Forum: showroom 02-27-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 362,907
Posted By boostabear
Something cool :-P I have a few ideas on colors...

Something cool :-P I have a few ideas on colors not 100% sure which one yet though.
Forum: showroom 02-27-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 362,907
Posted By boostabear
http://24.media.tumblr.com/7ac3df3a464d718ca9f8a7c...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/7ac3df3a464d718ca9f8a7ccf8b543fa/tumblr_n1h4w1iwrm1ql7rouo1_400.jpg
http://24.media.tumblr.com/26a847fbeb8d362de413f1010e2dc580/tumblr_n1h4w1iwrm1ql7rouo2_1280.jpg

I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 207,225
Posted By boostabear
I am so glad someone saved that car, and is doing...

I am so glad someone saved that car, and is doing a spectacular job at that. Well done!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,240
Posted By boostabear
Ideally zero ackerman is what you would want, as...

Ideally zero ackerman is what you would want, as both wheels would be turning one would not be scrubbing. I would see negative ackerman as being very weird while sliding, if anything you would want...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By boostabear
Figure out size and offset of wheels that are...

Figure out size and offset of wheels that are currently on the car, do some measurements on the car, figure out sizes. It's not hard, and threads about wheel offset are now popping up all the time...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,115
Posted By boostabear
I just cut the tunnel out, made a taller tunnel...

I just cut the tunnel out, made a taller tunnel and welded it back in, works fine now. I know you can weld so just do that.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,501
Posted By boostabear
Definetly doesn't have a plastic disc so I'm...

Definetly doesn't have a plastic disc so I'm assuming it's the CAM rack. It has been replaced with an aftermarket rack as the OEM one died but when I replaced it I did not remember the plastic...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,501
Posted By boostabear
Camber change per inch of control arm lengthening...

Camber change per inch of control arm lengthening is most likely going to depend on a lot of things, mainly ride height. Also just so people know this, if you extend your control arms 1.5" or more,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,315
Posted By boostabear
You guys aren't realizing that whenever you move...

You guys aren't realizing that whenever you move the tie rod closer to the strut, it is giving the tie rod less distance to travel the same amount. So the rack still travels the same amount but...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,315
Posted By boostabear
Oh yeah bens stuff gives you crazy angle. It...

Oh yeah bens stuff gives you crazy angle. It moves tie rod in like an inch. According to my terrible angle finder I have around 60* of angle.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,315
Posted By boostabear
Also, tie rod length has nothing to do with...

Also, tie rod length has nothing to do with angle, rack spacers don't really make tie rods longer for more angle they just allow more travel of the rack for more angle. I used rack spacers for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,315
Posted By boostabear
Basically I do however much you extend control...

Basically I do however much you extend control arms, extend the tie rods to match. I have bens quick steer stuff up front, and am running a 17x8.5 -30, and I still rubbed on everything. So I took...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,315
Posted By boostabear
Just a tip if youre looking to extend your tie...

Just a tip if youre looking to extend your tie rods, I extended my control arms 2'' over stock, as at full lock i rubbed everything, and I needed to extend my tie rods, but I did some digging around...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,147
Posted By boostabear
They require zero pan modification, half the 1/2j...

They require zero pan modification, half the 1/2j out there are rear sump from the factory...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,147
Posted By boostabear
RBs suck, there are so many other engines you...

RBs suck, there are so many other engines you could swap that would be both EASIER and MUCH better. You want an inline 6? Get a 1/2j or a BMW M50/52 or S50/52. Both are strong, rear sump ALREADY...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,696
Posted By boostabear
That article just confirmed what I said, same...

That article just confirmed what I said, same trans, 3rd gear and tailhousings are different. Just because the factory says it "can handle" that much torque doesn't mean that's all you can put...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,696
Posted By boostabear
As far as I know the Canyon/Colorado/Solstice...

As far as I know the Canyon/Colorado/Solstice trans are the same, minus the solstice/sky has a remote mounted shifter that is farther back, and third gear is a little shorter. And they are also...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,354
Posted By boostabear
You seem to have your mind made up then? What do...

You seem to have your mind made up then? What do you want people to say "OMG THIS WILL BE THE MOST INCREDIBLE THING EVER DONE PLEASE DO IT!!"
If you have it, think you can make it work and you like...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By boostabear
LOL pretty much!!

LOL pretty much!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,349
Posted By boostabear
I thought it was more like ten times?...

I thought it was more like ten times? #perfectionist :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,349
Posted By boostabear
No pictures of just the subframe but I have one...

No pictures of just the subframe but I have one that show engine installed with it. You can even fit a truck intake under the hood, stock fbody manifolds will with some massaging, I will be using a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,349
Posted By boostabear
Yes, replaces stock subframe with that piece,...

Yes, replaces stock subframe with that piece, everything mounts like factory it's great. The trans mount in that pic was for a GM T5.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,349
Posted By boostabear
A friend of mine makes them for cheaper than...

A friend of mine makes them for cheaper than that, and it looks 1000x better to be honest.
http://distilleryimage6.s3.amazonaws.com/ee1d5ba4a38a11e2b88822000a9f1947_7.jpg

Im trying to get him...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By boostabear
Ok, small update, starting issue is fixed,...

Ok, small update, starting issue is fixed, neutral safety switch was bad so I just bypassed it and it starts every time now. Threw in my brand new OEM crank sensor that I had sitting around, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By boostabear
I should probably add I still have the starting...

I should probably add I still have the starting issue along with the cutting out while driving, by RPM sensor I'm assuming the crank sensor at the back of the engine? I have a brad new one laying...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By boostabear
Regina 740 Issues

Car is a 91 745 with regina, recently I realized that the shifter bushings on the side of the auto trans were completely missing, and one of the shifter linkages was completely off the shifter...
Forum: showroom 05-31-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,691
Posted By boostabear
I need a 7 again. This thread isn't helping. ...

I need a 7 again. This thread isn't helping. Keep it coming!!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,710
Posted By boostabear
Umm, besides the original post I made this is the...

Umm, besides the original post I made this is the first post I have made in this thread...
Thanks to everyone for the help I found the correct input shaft I needed, (i think) and have ordered it.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,710
Posted By boostabear
Using a V6 T5

Let me start off by saying I did a little research but didn't get any CLEAR answers. I currently am using dales adapter with an 88 GT T5 on my 244. It started to grind 2nd and pop out of second and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By boostabear
I used my ABS calipers on the non ABS strut...

I used my ABS calipers on the non ABS strut tubes/spindles. Didn't do anything to the brakes, ABS never worked, eventually I'll have the motivation to take the dumb abs box out but I don't care...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By boostabear
I use non abs front struts on my 92 abs car. No...

I use non abs front struts on my 92 abs car. No problems at all.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 40,189
Posted By boostabear
I don't know what it is, but I LOVE this car,...

I don't know what it is, but I LOVE this car, keep up the good work!!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,188
Posted By boostabear
I used a 1/2npt tap which I got at harbor freight...

I used a 1/2npt tap which I got at harbor freight for $10, the drill bit was like 15-20 bucks, it's been in the car for quite some time, multiple drift events, no issues. I used a Russell 1/2npt to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 112,230
Posted By boostabear
Wow that really sucks to hear, at least everyone...

Wow that really sucks to hear, at least everyone was ok. Damage doesn't look to bad good luck getting it fixed!!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,188
Posted By boostabear
Go to Harbor freight, buy a 10 dollar tap set,...

Go to Harbor freight, buy a 10 dollar tap set, the proper sized drill bit and drill a hole in the block, it isn't hard, if I can do it, almost anybody can. There are no special "skills" needed other...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,188
Posted By boostabear
I would just pull that out and weld it up, then...

I would just pull that out and weld it up, then drill and tap the block, its easy and it's angled how it is from the factory.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,490
Posted By boostabear
Damn, add that to the list hahaha

Damn, add that to the list hahaha
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,490
Posted By boostabear
That's nice but its overkill..I have an ASD...

That's nice but its overkill..I have an ASD ebrake plumbed to stock calipers with EBC red pads and it is fantastic. Save the money for other important things.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,490
Posted By boostabear
Just curious because I have no idea about them,...

Just curious because I have no idea about them, that would help me have more traction out back? That's for the rear axle bushing thing?
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