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Forum: events 11-17-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By cosbySweater
I want to bring a car. But man driving cross...

I want to bring a car. But man driving cross country would suck so bad
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 48,235
Posted By cosbySweater
Ruh roh!!! Looking forward to this!!!

Ruh roh!!! Looking forward to this!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 889
Posted By cosbySweater
What main pump are you running? what are you...

What main pump are you running? what are you doing for wiring? do you have a inline check valve fitting on the pump. mine drops off pressure after i turn the key off like instantly but that is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By cosbySweater
I would do the sump. It sucks that you will have...

I would do the sump. It sucks that you will have to take the tank back out but I honestly think that's your best bet over putting a surge tank inside your car
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By cosbySweater
Noooo it was a joke. But yea this way seems to...

Noooo it was a joke. But yea this way seems to work well, I just hole sawed 2 holes in the tank, I just used a 2 inch hole saw. The sump is off ebay, for 22 bucks shipped. Had it tig welded to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By cosbySweater
it came with both of those bungs. for when I...

it came with both of those bungs. for when I decide to do e85 and make 2500whp :P (kidding)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 25,411
Posted By cosbySweater
I do not recall exactly if this cured the whine,...

I do not recall exactly if this cured the whine, but I had the same issue with mine and this helped, my memory is a tad fuzzy as to if this was all I did but im pretty sure it was a combination of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
would you like me to send my msq? we have a...

would you like me to send my msq? we have a pretty similar setup sans cam and turbo, but it should get you running and idling for now, also what is you fuel system situation? what pump? what lines?...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By cosbySweater
This is what I did on mine, seems like alot of...

This is what I did on mine, seems like alot of people do it this way going the budget route. I'm using the stock carb feed as my return and running a single 380lph pump to draw from the tank. I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 25,411
Posted By cosbySweater
What converter are you running? Are you sure the...

What converter are you running? Are you sure the shifter adjustment is dead on?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By cosbySweater
Well the torque curve on a 300whp turbo redblock...

Well the torque curve on a 300whp turbo redblock and a 300hp ls based V8 is very different. I would say sell the t5 stuff and get a different trans, also it seems to be pretty pricy to put a t5...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By cosbySweater
I would just use a m47 to be honest. Just get one...

I would just use a m47 to be honest. Just get one in good shape and keep an eye on the fluid condition. That's just my personal opinion. I have had both behind a turbo engine, t5 lasted a whopping 5k...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By cosbySweater
Supprised no one has asked this, but what are...

Supprised no one has asked this, but what are your goals for the car?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
69 inch belt fyi

69 inch belt fyi
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
https://i.imgur.com/FtYNodQ.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/FtYNodQ.jpg?1
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
You can also cut the truck alternator bracket in...

You can also cut the truck alternator bracket in half. egg out the holes, and flip it sideways and bolt it to the head
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
Do you have the sts mounts?

Do you have the sts mounts?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
Did you make your own mounts?

Did you make your own mounts?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
Wait... The th350 doesn't fit???

Wait... The th350 doesn't fit???
Forum: showroom 10-31-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By cosbySweater
The turbos were 7665s the turbo he's using is...

The turbos were 7665s the turbo he's using is ALOT better for the v8
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 990
Posted By cosbySweater
The 123 is fully programmable, kinda like a msd...

The 123 is fully programmable, kinda like a msd box, it does have a vacuum port in the side of it for vac/boost reference. It's pretty sweat for a carb setup,
Forum: events 10-29-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By cosbySweater
I'm entering the 3000 hooptie challenge with my...

I'm entering the 3000 hooptie challenge with my 83 Fairmont. So I will be there!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea the 2 inch seems to be the way to go.

Yea the 2 inch seems to be the way to go.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Maybe! But I'm not going to test that theory, my...

Maybe! But I'm not going to test that theory, my friend that has been coming by to help out with the engine thinks we should do a shoot out at the drag strip with both cars. It would be really fun...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By cosbySweater
Well if it's 2.4 you can ground some pins on the...

Well if it's 2.4 you can ground some pins on the ignition computer to pull about 3 degrees out, don't know if that would make enough of a difference
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Yep tractor supply solid engine mounts

Yep tractor supply solid engine mounts
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
To not clutter up this thread with too much...

To not clutter up this thread with too much Fairmont content I hyperlinked the Fairmont build in my signature if anyone is interested in it!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By cosbySweater
https://i.imgur.com/hxFQH8H.jpg?1 I used...

https://i.imgur.com/hxFQH8H.jpg?1

I used 2.25 inch, on my Fairmont I'm doing 2 inch. Cheaper and easier to work with.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-26-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By cosbySweater
You could always contact sloppy mechanics and see...

You could always contact sloppy mechanics and see if he can tune it for you also
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Thanks, it has been a very exciting week and a...

Thanks, it has been a very exciting week and a half since I got the car. Lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By cosbySweater
Did you put the thermostat in backwards?

Did you put the thermostat in backwards?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Update on both cars!!!! Gearstar shipped the...

Update on both cars!!!! Gearstar shipped the transmission today, the car is going in for full paint and rust repair. And the Fairmont has the engine and trans mounts completely done and tonight I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
No I'm not, it should go by pretty quick I'm...

No I'm not, it should go by pretty quick I'm hoping to have it running by next weekend
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
It was a great deal. I only wanted one with this...

It was a great deal. I only wanted one with this color so I had to get it
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Bought it in Oregon with no engine or trans lol...

Bought it in Oregon with no engine or trans lol spent about 750 on a U-Haul and gas
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea it is, to be honest I've spent way to much...

Yea it is, to be honest I've spent way to much money on the 244. I just want a dirt cheap turbo ls car to trash, enter the 150 dollar fairmont.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Haha yeah it's a 740 with a good chassis

Haha yeah it's a 740 with a good chassis
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
In other news project drag car is well underway ...

In other news project drag car is well underway
<a href="https://imgur.com/M6fP8fL"><img src="https://i.imgur.com/M6fP8fL.jpg?1" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>

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Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
I got a eBay aluminum rad for 105 shipped. It's...

I got a eBay aluminum rad for 105 shipped. It's alot wider, it's also a tad shorter too, so you have to get a little clever with the upper mounts. It works great, I'm using a 2 row core. You have to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Nothing wrong with it at all. The c4 rad is very...

Nothing wrong with it at all. The c4 rad is very easy to swap in. I would just use that.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
It probably won't unfortunately, with the big...

It probably won't unfortunately, with the big radiator it sits at like 190 in hot weather in traffic
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea the Chevy manifolds are super easy to weld...

Yea the Chevy manifolds are super easy to weld on. What diameter did you use? Did you do a 90 and a straight section? Sewer pipe? Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,912
Posted By cosbySweater
Did you use sch 40 on that manifold? I'm looking...

Did you use sch 40 on that manifold? I'm looking to do a similar setup on the new car I'm building
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,911
Posted By cosbySweater
You mean that flywheel didn't come with a angle...

You mean that flywheel didn't come with a angle grinder?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,151
Posted By cosbySweater
My parents sent me pics of the car from canepa,...

My parents sent me pics of the car from canepa, looks great!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By cosbySweater
I use the progressive controller but I have it...

I use the progressive controller but I have it set to full cowbell by 5psi
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By cosbySweater
I'm running the arm boost referenced water meth...

I'm running the arm boost referenced water meth kit in my car. I love it, got the car dialed in at 11.5 on straight gas and the meth kit knocks it down to a 10.5, sounds rich but I am using it as...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Drag car has been transported. Will update thread...

Drag car has been transported. Will update thread with Volvo and FORD content
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 130,916
Posted By cosbySweater
21psi???? Is that the relief pressure on the cap?...

21psi???? Is that the relief pressure on the cap? Does the coolant smell like combustion?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,175
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea it will be great with a brand new trans and...

Yea it will be great with a brand new trans and converter in it. I'm hoping to add ac too it as well at some point. But for a fun cruiser it's really hard to beat. I'm heading up to Oregon now to...
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