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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,006
Posted By culberro
Jeep Dana 30 gearsets will only fit a 1030 diff....

Jeep Dana 30 gearsets will only fit a 1030 diff. 1031 gearsets are available, but they're $600-800 plus shipping from Europe.
The Dana-Spicer gearsets are made in India, and have worked very well...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 493
Posted By culberro
One of these cools better than dual 12" pullers...

One of these cools better than dual 12" pullers on my car: https://www.flex-a-lite.com/electric-fans/15-inch-black-magic-s-blade-reversible-electric-fan-with-adjustable-thermostat-controller-663.html...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By culberro
Fuel pump relay, or spin the fuses.

Fuel pump relay, or spin the fuses.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 776
Posted By culberro
Not much of one, if any. Shop mate had one in his...

Not much of one, if any. Shop mate had one in his Tacoma, and it wore the diff case out in probably 30k miles. No warranty or support of any kind from Eaton, they said it was all normal wear and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 776
Posted By culberro
Volvo only used the 3.73 and up center section. ...

Volvo only used the 3.73 and up center section.
Go with the 912A588 part number, as it's a higher preload diff meant for a rear axle application.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 776
Posted By culberro
They're fine most of the time, but at ORP in long...

They're fine most of the time, but at ORP in long sweepers mine would lock/un-lock. Not what I would want in a performance setting.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 776
Posted By culberro
With the truetrac getting close to $600, I'd just...

With the truetrac getting close to $600, I'd just spend the extra money on something better.

If you have the funds to spend on a $1000-1300 diff, go for it.
Gripper makes a great clutch type...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 493
Posted By culberro
Get some CLR and clean out the radiator, and...

Get some CLR and clean out the radiator, and flush the crap out of it. Then your mind will be at ease.
Drift car sits at 210-220F when getting beat on all day. It just has c3 vette aluminum...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 776
Posted By culberro
G80 diffs work ok, but a proper LSD is a huge...

G80 diffs work ok, but a proper LSD is a huge upgrade.
My biggest complaint with the G80 was the inconsistency with open vs lock when driven hard. This only gets worse as they wear out. Long...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By culberro
This might help. The single layer gaskets just...

This might help. The single layer gaskets just blow out when there's a slight leak.

https://www.enjukuracing.com/products/oem-nissan-t3-turbo-inlet-gasket-rb25det.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By culberro
I had the same issue on the 242 Turbo. Drains...

I had the same issue on the 242 Turbo. Drains were 100% clear, yet on hard braking first thing in the morning... water fall all over me!
I sold the car to someone who lives in a desert. Problem...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,006
Posted By culberro
The 225/50R16 will fit without issue, same size...

The 225/50R16 will fit without issue, same size I'm running on a similar wheel.
You will want a 3.31 with that diameter of tire.
What 5th gear ratio does your T5 have?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,006
Posted By culberro
I will say, highway driving with the 3.73 rear...

I will say, highway driving with the 3.73 rear end is pretty annoying. Blowing the tires off at 50-60 is fun though .
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,816
Posted By culberro
Gabriel Ultras for the win!!!

Gabriel Ultras for the win!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,006
Posted By culberro
Depends what you’re doing. Just a cruiser? 3.31...

Depends what you’re doing.
Just a cruiser? 3.31 would be a good choice.
I have 3.73 in the drift car, and will be trying out a 3.31 here in a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 648
Posted By culberro
Uhaul vehicles kill you on longer trips due to...

Uhaul vehicles kill you on longer trips due to the per mile charge of $0.60-$1.00/mile.

Enclosed uhaul trailers are a per-day rate of like $50/day.

OP: I'm not sure how much stuff you're...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,816
Posted By culberro
They sure do, though they might be on a slight...

They sure do, though they might be on a slight hiatus at the moment.
Call the service/tech department. It helps if you know the unsprung weights, motion ratios of the shock, wheel rates of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 648
Posted By culberro
Trailer all the way... if you have a trailer...

Trailer all the way... if you have a trailer that's actually maintained.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By culberro
If you have energy suspension sway bar bushings...

If you have energy suspension sway bar bushings and mounts, you can just use washers to space them where you want them.
My go to is some 1/8” or 1/4” aluminum flat bar.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 899
Posted By culberro
Initially a welded diff with a big bar and 60psi...

Initially a welded diff with a big bar and 60psi will get you sideways, but it's really slow. It's predictably sideways, so it can be used to teach you slide control. That becomes a hindrance as you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,816
Posted By culberro
The S-10 shocks are from the front end...

The S-10 shocks are from the front end application of a s-10. They are way over damped for the rear of a 240. If you like bone jarring suspension dampening, then they're for you!
I had some Monroe...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,816
Posted By culberro
Ditch the rear bar and go to a skinny stock rear...

Ditch the rear bar and go to a skinny stock rear bar.
Rear springs in the 125-150 lb/in range.
Ditch the S-10 shocks, they're way too stiff for actual grip. A good cheap shock that has decent...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 928
Posted By culberro
Go Continental retro-ish head unit... ...

Go Continental retro-ish head unit...
https://www.continental-automotive.com/en-gl/Trucks-Buses/Interior-Cabin/Infotainment/Radios/FM-AM-Radio-with-CD-USB-Bluetooth
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By culberro
Big coolant ports are fine for NA. You can easily...

Big coolant ports are fine for NA. You can easily cut the head .100” or more and still be fine.
For springs, KL racing single springs will be fine.
For machine work, you’ll want to have the ID of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,872
Posted By culberro
Someone needs to send a new IPD turbo cam to you...

Someone needs to send a new IPD turbo cam to you for measuring.

They may have the same duration and lift, but the path there may be entirely different.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By culberro
Stage 3 being a ceramic puck clutch? If so,...

Stage 3 being a ceramic puck clutch?
If so, those don't have a lot of modulation to them. More on/off, with squealing in between those if you slip them a lot.

If it's slipping:
Did you clean...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-01-2020, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By culberro
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By culberro
On my 5.0 244 I use: Bilstein HD struts in the...

On my 5.0 244 I use:
Bilstein HD struts in the front with 250 lb/in springs, 12” long. I’m also using BNE Select top mounts and KL Racing extended control arms.
Rear are cut down wagon overload...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,525
Posted By culberro
A borrowed/rented/loaned impact and the...

A borrowed/rented/loaned impact and the appropriate sized 6pt socket will remove it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By culberro
I just fought a aftermarket clutch cable. I...

I just fought a aftermarket clutch cable.
I used a ratchet strap around the sway bar to pull the clutch fork forward enough that I could wiggle the cable end out.
These aftermarket cables are...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,381
Posted By culberro
Are you taking into account the MR for the rear...

Are you taking into account the MR for the rear shock and the rear spring not being equal to each other and also not 1?
Woops, just realized for 7/9 series. Question still stands though :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By culberro
The Evo injectors are shorter, and use a smaller...

The Evo injectors are shorter, and use a smaller diameter top o-ring.
They will work, but you will need adapter/spacers for the top... like kyote posted.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By culberro
Rods are the same.

Rods are the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By culberro
Upside for the dog dish flywheels: Almost...

Upside for the dog dish flywheels:
Almost impossible to stall the car when taking off. It’s not exciting to drive, but it’s totally fine for a stock setup.
Larger clutch diameter, so you can get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By culberro
On standard (non-R) gauges, I've just ran the...

On standard (non-R) gauges, I've just ran the Tach wire directly to the back of the cluster and it works just as it should. I even have a v8 using the 4cyl tach without issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By culberro
Pry the spring plate up so it loads the head of...

Pry the spring plate up so it loads the head of the stud up. This sometimes works.
You can also get a pair of channel locks to clamp the top of the stud against the spring plate.
When all those...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-23-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By culberro
You want bank 1 to cyl 1&4, and bank 2 to...

You want bank 1 to cyl 1&4, and bank 2 to cylinders 2&3
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-21-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By culberro
Easy Option:...

Easy Option:...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
Thanks for that! Looks like they're for a 1zzfe...

Thanks for that! Looks like they're for a 1zzfe engine, so the baby 1.8L Corolla 2000-2008.

RockAuto has the Standard Motor Products ones for $25/ea.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
Many thanks! Those are definitely not the coils I...

Many thanks! Those are definitely not the coils I tried using.

Edit: Harald, we will never figure this out...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
You got a part number on those Toyota COPs? I...

You got a part number on those Toyota COPs? I tried a few different ones but they were not having it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-21-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By culberro
Before you get a flex fuel sensor, you need to...

Before you get a flex fuel sensor, you need to find out what I/Os you have available. Since you're using a plug-n-play microsquirt system from Kenny (I think...), you might want to contact him and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
You talking about 1.8t or 16v VW?

You talking about 1.8t or 16v VW?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
Only if you get the old OEM ones from a junkyard....

Only if you get the old OEM ones from a junkyard. So basically what any TBer would do.
The updated replacement ones are a lot better. I’m waiting for Asher to come in here and tell use that they all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By culberro
Usually a bore/hone is $50 per hole, so $200 for...

Usually a bore/hone is $50 per hole, so $200 for a 4cyl plus cleaning fees. Aftermarket pistons will be $650-850 depending on what you want. So that's $850-1050 for getting custom pistons installed. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
I pull the studs using a M6 or M8 coupling nut...

I pull the studs using a M6 or M8 coupling nut and bolt in from the top to jam it all together. Similar to poly lock rocker stud nuts.

On the rally car I cut the firewall seam, tacked it back...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
Everyone wants to do a 16v swap in a 240 until...

Everyone wants to do a 16v swap in a 240 until they realize it’s difficult to install the head with the block in the car. Hammer hammer hammer, or remove ALL of the studs for the upper section.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,629
Posted By culberro
How to remove the pilot bearing without a puller:...

How to remove the pilot bearing without a puller: 1-2 slices of white bread and a 3/8 extension. Hammer that bread into the middle of the bearing, add more, repeat. It’ll push it out. No greasy mess....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,689
Posted By culberro
Well this quickly turned into <iframe...

Well this quickly turned into

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YFOpifdJXcs" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,629
Posted By culberro
If you're using a ceramic disk, you really want...

If you're using a ceramic disk, you really want to make sure the clutch is fully disengaging.... in other words... sometimes the clutch cable has to be adjusted a little tighter than usual to get a...
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