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Forum: events Yesterday, 01:17 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By gsellstr
The first year I considered making it, it doesn't...

The first year I considered making it, it doesn't happen, and I'm kinda glad I didn't go, woulda been headed home thru the southern route as the storms rolled thru.
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By gsellstr
Damn man, that SUCKS! I'll keep my eyes out here...

Damn man, that SUCKS! I'll keep my eyes out here in Sac and on the way to Stockton today and tomorrow. Shared your FB post as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
That does seem a little odd on the timing, but...

That does seem a little odd on the timing, but 12* should be just fine.

Glad you got it more to your liking!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
1st, yes, your kickdown is a bit tight perhaps....

1st, yes, your kickdown is a bit tight perhaps. The trans should shift before it hits the limiter.
2nd, for being a little 12b on there, that's pretty respectable. Yes, the turbo cam does lose a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
OP didn't give a year either...

OP didn't give a year either...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
Harald...the question still hasn't been answered...

Harald...the question still hasn't been answered on what year the car is. 2.2 can adjust base timing. Given the 12* spec, I'm under the ASSumption this is an LH2.2 car.

OP...4* retarded will...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
Ok, -4...is that retarded or advanced? Some...

Ok, -4...is that retarded or advanced? Some people get them mixed up.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Harald, give that a shot. With a...

I'm with Harald, give that a shot.

With a 6800 limiter in mine, it'll hit around 40-45 in 1st, around 80-85 in 2nd. The stock converter isn't that poorly matched actually, depending on what turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, actually did the proper setup on it in the...

Yeah, actually did the proper setup on it in the 531, came in at -4 to run straight up, but I know how much that head had been shaved down, comes out to around 3* for that. I'll check the next one as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By gsellstr
You sure about those numbers Harald? On my IPD...

You sure about those numbers Harald? On my IPD cam, 1mm open required around 1* advanced. Taking into account the head height, I'm running 4* advanced, for an actual of 1* against the crank.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By gsellstr
Just bought an M181 for my upcoming build as...

Just bought an M181 for my upcoming build as well. I can confirm it has the taller gears in it. I can also confirm the stiffer spring IPD sells for the B20 pump is a drop-in for this pump as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By gsellstr
Correct...spencer...2.4 runs a crank sensor off...

Correct...spencer...2.4 runs a crank sensor off the flywheel, so it's not prone to the hall sensor issues 2.2 is.

Incoming pm with info.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By gsellstr
Could be a handful of things, need more testing...

Could be a handful of things, need more testing to confirm. If you are game to drive to sac I can help you walk thru some things. I have a spare parts bin, a decade of messing with mine, and know 2.4...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By gsellstr
To elaborate on Roy's comment, there's a flange...

To elaborate on Roy's comment, there's a flange on the shaft that is located against the block and the timing cover. For it to come out of the block, that flange has to have separated somehow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,639
Posted By gsellstr
Nope, I don't, and it's under the knife right now...

Nope, I don't, and it's under the knife right now so I can't really grab one. Not sure it's loud enough for my phone to pick up either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,639
Posted By gsellstr
I've got steel in my 140, definitely a TOUCH...

I've got steel in my 140, definitely a TOUCH noisier, reminds me of a VERRRY faint bit of supercharger whine, that's it. Might be worse on a stock exhaust, but mine is also a touch loud so it's not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,639
Posted By gsellstr
Skandix also had some options. That first...

Skandix also had some options.

That first one John, that does look like the steel gearset to me as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,386
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, now I actually have specs for what I've had...

Wow, now I actually have specs for what I've had in the car for the last 8 years. lol

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,639
Posted By gsellstr
That does look like the bearing surface that's...

That does look like the bearing surface that's facing out, instead of in. Good point John.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By gsellstr
Thankfully I don't have that issue, but tuning in...

Thankfully I don't have that issue, but tuning in MS was a little interesting. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,639
Posted By gsellstr
That's a steel gear, BTW. The Cloyes aluminum...

That's a steel gear, BTW. The Cloyes aluminum sets have an aluminum cam gear, steel crank gear. That said, they're pretty dang soft for being a steel gear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,639
Posted By gsellstr
Having been in that boat before, I ended up...

Having been in that boat before, I ended up having to cut the gear off, far too much damage from hammers. Yours looks about the same TBH.
Keep in mind, you don't want to use the old steel gear with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By gsellstr
To be honest, I gave up on the low vacuum fight...

To be honest, I gave up on the low vacuum fight on mine years ago. I've had dozens of people think they know the magic problem until I tell them I've already BTDT. Mine in stock form and modded form,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,241
Posted By gsellstr
I like the Felpro's over the Elrings, wider...

I like the Felpro's over the Elrings, wider firing ring, but when I have all the nice bits assembled I run a Cometic. I had no issues with failed Elring's at 20psi from the Holset and stock head...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, the belt is off a tooth on the cam and aux...

Yup, the belt is off a tooth on the cam and aux gears I'd bet. Use the mark on the gear, not the pulley.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,576
Posted By gsellstr
I pulled a couple late 74 and 75 heads, neither...

I pulled a couple late 74 and 75 heads, neither of them had hardened seats. Not saying it didn't happen, just I haven't personally seen it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By gsellstr
If you can find one from the PRV motors, those...

If you can find one from the PRV motors, those are stupid simple to bolt on, had one on mine for ages. Also if it dies, you can swap the internals and back half with one from a 740 in about 5...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,576
Posted By gsellstr
The F head on my car has hardened seats...

The F head on my car has hardened seats installed, with 46/38 valves in it, one of the VPD Type 2 heads, so yeah, it can be done. I can't imagine the higher CR heads would be any different up in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 87,869
Posted By gsellstr
I support the idea, but the safety aspect is a...

I support the idea, but the safety aspect is a concern since it can become a condoned thing by the board, liability concerns, etc.
I don't have anything worth running this year unfortunately.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,941
Posted By gsellstr
'90 740.

'90 740.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, right around that.

Yeah, right around that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By gsellstr
You'll see cracks and crumbling of the rubber....

You'll see cracks and crumbling of the rubber. The front ones usually hold up a lot better than the rear, being a full bushing, where the rear ones tend to fall apart sooner, since there's so much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By gsellstr
Just throwing my years of 740 ownership on the...

Just throwing my years of 740 ownership on the fire. I've been running 1/2" Earls line on mine, sender to hardline, hardline to filter for around 7 years or so. To date I've had 1 hose failure on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By gsellstr
Best to date is 13.3 @ 105, haven't run in close...

Best to date is 13.3 @ 105, haven't run in close to a year, done a good bit of work since, tune related, but hurt the motor prior to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, that's correct for the fronts. Usually the...

Yup, that's correct for the fronts. Usually the fronts aren't too bad, but if you're doing them, do them both.

Pro tip on the rear's. Once you have the old ones out, the torque rods cleaned up,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,941
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, I'm with you on that one Roy. lol I...

Yeah, I'm with you on that one Roy. lol

I can confirm, the tailgate on my wagon is aluminum, caught me by surprise when sanding it down for paint.

Numbers matching trunk lid on the 140 was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, I put in the Superpro stuff a good 8-9...

Honestly, I put in the Superpro stuff a good 8-9 years ago and have been quite happy with them, even while throwing some power thru them. I do have some adjustable torque rods to throw in the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,941
Posted By gsellstr
If 71 and 74 will swap, then you should be fine,...

If 71 and 74 will swap, then you should be fine, since I can confirm the 77 trunk on my 74 was a bolt on affair.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,941
Posted By gsellstr
I have a trunk lid from a 77 264 on my 140,...

I have a trunk lid from a 77 264 on my 140, definitely NOT aluminum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By gsellstr
I've had 300lbs of steel on the Yakima rack on...

I've had 300lbs of steel on the Yakima rack on mine, no issues at all, though the crossbars were flexing a bit. If I were to do that a lot I'd absolutely put in a 3rd crossbar.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 405,931
Posted By gsellstr
At least you get the idea of what it'll look like...

At least you get the idea of what it'll look like WITHOUT having to build it. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 405,931
Posted By gsellstr
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/v8-90-deg...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/v8-90-degree-240-heater-core-firewall-port-303-stainless-steel-1975-1993-240
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 405,931
Posted By gsellstr
You remember he lives in Santa Cruz, not...

You remember he lives in Santa Cruz, not Portland, right? lol

But yeah, valid point if he drives somewhere cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 405,931
Posted By gsellstr
Just got word it sounds like the late 140's will...

Just got word it sounds like the late 140's will take the 240 heater box as well. Figures, since Ryan tossed his old ones. lol

If I go that route, I will have to see if the heater valve I got...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 405,931
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, we'll see about that. I can't find the...

Yeah, we'll see about that. I can't find the stupid heater hoses, gotta just bypass them at this point since the firewall plate is different than a 240 and NLA, and mine's rusted. At least that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 405,931
Posted By gsellstr
Looks nice Tyler! Makes my dinky fuel rail...

Looks nice Tyler!

Makes my dinky fuel rail project seem like childs play. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Scotty, give those guys a buzz, they...

I'm with Scotty, give those guys a buzz, they probably have them on the shelf or can make em cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By gsellstr
Yes, that is the same bearing I used. I very...

Yes, that is the same bearing I used. I very carefully notched mine with a cutoff wheel and dremel, worked pretty well. The tolerance after install was a little tighter than the bearing with miles on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By gsellstr
Actually, the bearing I used didn't require any...

Actually, the bearing I used didn't require any changes other than cutting the slot in it.

I just checked the drawer, I still have 2 of the original bearings (used) and a second one I bought as a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By gsellstr
Thanks Ian, saved me digging for that link. ...

Thanks Ian, saved me digging for that link.

The OE bearing has been NLA for some time. I ended up getting an aftermarket bearing, sealing it up tight, and carefully grinding the grooves into it.
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