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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Duder
I like your mounts - looks like they worked out...

I like your mounts - looks like they worked out rather nicely with the modified E30 crossmember. Also it must be super convenient to build them on a bench without the car in the way. Nice work as...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 148,608
Posted By Duder
I'll do pipe plugs if these caps don't hold. ...

I'll do pipe plugs if these caps don't hold.

Your junkyard story reminds me of how I would grab the little 1/2" hose clamps off of W123 and W126 Mercedes diesels in the yards. Seemed like an...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 148,608
Posted By Duder
None that I know of. I simply haven't hooked it...

None that I know of. I simply haven't hooked it back up yet since the engine swap. Probably will do so in the future. It's just for fuel vapor recovery. It's still there and connected to the tank.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 148,608
Posted By Duder
Well after about a year and half of driving this...

Well after about a year and half of driving this thing around after the B230FT swap, all the little unfinished things are starting to bug me. There was a lot that I left hanging for the next phase of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 77,818
Posted By Duder
The water cooling circuit for a turbo doesn't...

The water cooling circuit for a turbo doesn't need much pressure differential, just flow. The crucial thing is that water can thermal siphon through the center housing after the engine shuts down,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,697
Posted By Duder
Cool project; nice to see this one getting saved....

Cool project; nice to see this one getting saved.

Assuming that the pulling is to straighten the underlying car as much as possible before replacing the outer quarter skin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Duder
Ian's username is hiperfauto on here. I very much...

Ian's username is hiperfauto on here. I very much recommend working with them as well!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,075
Posted By Duder
I need to make a pilgrimage to the mother country...

I need to make a pilgrimage to the mother country and bring home a set some day.



Good time to "get Hygge wit it" I suppose...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,075
Posted By Duder
I love those big 8-inch headlights. Nice garage! ...

I love those big 8-inch headlights. Nice garage!

Guessing the sun is getting to be a stranger to you these days. Photos taken around noon? So bright!
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Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 25,886
Posted By Duder
If you still have the fuel line from the Kjet...

If you still have the fuel line from the Kjet filter, you can cut off the vinyl tubing and just use the fitting at the end. IIRC the hose barb you'll see there will allow you to run one piece of hose...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
Nice progress. Your Mark VIII mounts seem to...

Nice progress. Your Mark VIII mounts seem to align well!

I'd try hard not to modify or bash the "frame rails" for exhaust clearance. You may lose some stiffness if you start pre-buckling those...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
The chunk with the threaded thru-hole looks OK to...

The chunk with the threaded thru-hole looks OK to remove - I'm guessing that back face was used for machining setup of the head at the factory. Unless of course there is some bracket or dongus that...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
That chunk of material with the plug on your head...

That chunk of material with the plug on your head could be an oil gallery drill location. Or maybe a coolant plug for a cast-in water core. Definitely best to check into it before cutting.

I think...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
I bought a similar shaft from Coleman Racing to...

I bought a similar shaft from Coleman Racing to replace the big rubber dongus shaft to gain more clearance. With the 3V 4.6, the top rear-most exhaust stud is hitting the upper U-joint right where it...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Duder
Thanks for the plug. I took over sales of the...

Thanks for the plug. I took over sales of the wasted spark board from Karl Buchka a few years ago since he wasn't able to continue selling them but there was still a demand.

I actually do sell the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,878
Posted By Duder
That's awesome that you're driving this to the...

That's awesome that you're driving this to the races and then competing with it. Car is looking great. And I always enjoy your photos and writeups.

I'm cringing though at seeing low-back seats...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 56,722
Posted By Duder
What I will add is that the influence of "billet"...

What I will add is that the influence of "billet" gets grossly over-inflated in marketing and bench racing.

I'd wager that almost all of the high-flowing billet wheels on the market could indeed...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,460
Posted By Duder
For a diesel swap into a 140 I'd think the VW TDI...

For a diesel swap into a 140 I'd think the VW TDI would make the most sense. Either a 1.9L (early 2000s) or 2.0L from 2009 - 2015 (Dieselgate engine). Sdturbo / Yoshifab / Josh here on TB has a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
Thanks. It's me and 4 other guys working on the...

Thanks. It's me and 4 other guys working on the Viccup so I can't take credit for all the work unfortunately!

I looked at earlier SN95 Mustang 4.6 mounts which are nice and flush with the block,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
Nice! I've been looking into late model Crown Vic...

Nice! I've been looking into late model Crown Vic motor mounts - totally different from what we've already discussed, but I think they might work well in a 240. I need to consider extra exhaust...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
Those are interesting. They're like halfway...

Those are interesting. They're like halfway reminiscent of spoked wheels and half mesh. Should look pretty classy on there.
Forum: article composition 09-09-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 187,094
Posted By Duder
No need for extra fuses, if you're adding this to...

No need for extra fuses, if you're adding this to an LH2.4 / EZK system in good condition.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 56,722
Posted By Duder
FAKE NEWS. The fact that it's billet doesn't...

FAKE NEWS. The fact that it's billet doesn't matter as much as the geometry of the wheel and its blades.

If you can post some photos of that wheel it might be interesting to compare to the GTX...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,223
Posted By Duder
I don't think my 3-valve 4.6 is going to fit...

I don't think my 3-valve 4.6 is going to fit under a stock hood without modification, even after increasing vertical room by spacing the crossmember 1/2" or so. I've accepted the fact that I'll need...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 56,722
Posted By Duder
It's a GTX4202R, with a 102mm compressor wheel,...

It's a GTX4202R, with a 102mm compressor wheel, and 82mm turbine (both major diameters). Would need to keep in mind wheel sizes and turbine A/R to make it a meaningful comparison.

What are the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 56,722
Posted By Duder
I predict 50+ mpg

I predict 50+ mpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
Yeah it looks like it'll work out pretty well....

Yeah it looks like it'll work out pretty well. This car never had AC so I'll have to add the evaporator and everything else too.

I wish the PS pump was down as low on the driver's side but...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,713
Posted By Duder
Looks reasonable. I don't think you need to take...

Looks reasonable. I don't think you need to take it for a drive necessarily, but you could rev the engine up near redline in neutral to see what your high-rpm pressure looks like. Those TurboMaster...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
Cool - I'll get crackin' on those. I ordered...

Cool - I'll get crackin' on those.

I ordered a cheap new Denso AC compressor from RockAuto the other day. Showed up today so I offered it up to the engine and did a quick test-fit with a piece of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,345
Posted By Duder
That looks like the diesel wagon washer bottle...

That looks like the diesel wagon washer bottle that you've circled in red. Turbo bottle has a kink in it and isn't perfectly rectangular, as shown in bobxyz's pics.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
Good idea, and will do. I plan on getting these...

Good idea, and will do. I plan on getting these "fancy cut" for sure using computer-CAD designs after I do the cardboard-CAD mockups and converge on a final geometry.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
If I were going to run an NA V8, I would totally...

If I were going to run an NA V8, I would totally keep the mounts down as low as possible, likely bolted to the crossmember. With another set of exhaust tubing needing a place to go, things get more...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
Thanks for the feedback guys. My goal is to...

Thanks for the feedback guys.

My goal is to keep the mounts fairly high so I have room for downpipes underneath on the passenger side. Not shown yet is the AC compressor which lives low on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
Hehe. Engine mount ideas. Just ideas at this...

Hehe.

Engine mount ideas. Just ideas at this point but I've been mulling over options for weeks now. Soon to be knocked up in CAD (cardboard aided design).

https://i.imgur.com/z4v01ooh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
I'll do my best to build this thing into a...

I'll do my best to build this thing into a monster car that makes gearheads out of my kid and her friends :)



That's such BS, but thanks for commiserating and letting me know it's more of a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,898
Posted By Duder
If you guys are serious about twins on a...

If you guys are serious about twins on a Redblock, I would look at using modern, easily available turbos from a 1.0L - 1.2L - 1.4L gasoline engine, 3 or 4 cylinder. In Germany I'd look at Ford,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,713
Posted By Duder
Good deal. Hopefully the post-restrictor pressure...

Good deal. Hopefully the post-restrictor pressure tells a story that correlates to the smoking, and is simple to rectify.

It is strange that 0.030" is the smallest turbo-specific oil restrictor...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,713
Posted By Duder
Yes, ideally you want about 45 psi gage (3 bar)...

Yes, ideally you want about 45 psi gage (3 bar) max oil pressure after the restrictor, just upstream of the turbo. It's possible to tee in a gauge if you are using an unrestricted oil inlet fitting...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,713
Posted By Duder
I do think you should try to go smaller than...

I do think you should try to go smaller than 0.030" on the oil inlet restrictor before making any other big changes.

Went back into my email history and found our exchange to refresh my memory of...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,713
Posted By Duder
The only real caveat people see with a restrictor...

The only real caveat people see with a restrictor that small is that it could be easily clogged by a bit of 0.016" debris. The counterargument is that if you have debris that big floating around in...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,898
Posted By Duder
People are throwing in "sequential" and...

People are throwing in "sequential" and series/compound turbo systems into this discussion...yeah, that's not what the OP is asking about.

Probably worth clarifying some terminology.


Twin:...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
That is a great bleeder. I've been using them for...

That is a great bleeder. I've been using them for the past few years and couldn't be happier. We used to joke that bleeding the brakes was SO MUCH FUN...why did I have to go and make it a one-man job...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 184,713
Posted By Duder
Damn dude, sorry to hear there's still smoke. Can...

Damn dude, sorry to hear there's still smoke. Can you remind us again what your current oil restrictor setup is (pre-turbo)? It should help if you can cut down oil inlet flow even further.

But I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,424
Posted By Duder
Non swap related update: I got a set of Classic...

Non swap related update: I got a set of Classic style wood dash trim custom made by Johann245 here on TB. I chose canary wood since I thought the yellow/orange/red hues would compliment the blue &...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,898
Posted By Duder
There are some compelling arguments for twin...

There are some compelling arguments for twin turbos on a 4-cylinder when you compare the setup to running a single twin-scroll turbo. It should theoretically let you tune the turbine housing A/R...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By Duder
I was just continuing the Napoleon Dynamite theme...

I was just continuing the Napoleon Dynamite theme with the scout camp reference :-P



No - a proper v-band joint won't allow any flex or relative motion between the two parts being joined. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By Duder
240 Turbo intercooler and radiator will work,...

240 Turbo intercooler and radiator will work, along with the charge plumbing. I have a 240 Turbo intercooler and a 240 3-row brass radiator in my 242 with a B230FT. You'll have to cut the 940 coolant...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By Duder
You could weld a tab onto your wastegate pipe and...

You could weld a tab onto your wastegate pipe and use a small heim-jointed link to connect it to the turbine housing. Limit vibration but allow for growth and for... shrinkage.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By Duder
Yes on bracket and +1 on allowing for thermal...

Yes on bracket and +1 on allowing for thermal expansion.

Nice drawing. I made infinity of those at scout camp.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By Duder
Yesss. This sounds like a good compromise. The...

Yesss. This sounds like a good compromise. The power of TBcrowdsourcing exhaust design.



That should work pretty well too. Would get close to approximating a full-on header with a Y after the...
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