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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Pillow
https://us.hubcentric-rings.com/ I have used...

https://us.hubcentric-rings.com/

I have used these before. Good quality and fit.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 252
Posted By Pillow
They are called Hubcentric spacers. You can get...

They are called Hubcentric spacers. You can get them custom cut aluminum or hardened plastic. I have used both and the good quality plastic are fine for about $20. Custom AL are about $100.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Pillow
Yes, Centerforce box with Exedy disk inside. I...

Yes, Centerforce box with Exedy disk inside. I def paid more than $21! So I agree, BUY it if you need it on Amazon.

IIRC the application was for the 80's Ford Mustang SVO 4 cylinder Turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,401
Posted By Pillow
Thanks for the additional info RallyDallas! ...

Thanks for the additional info RallyDallas!

Probably another week or two before turning wrenches on the 960. I had some trees taken down yesterday and I need to clean and cut up a bunch of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Pillow
Awesome TY! And agree 100% on the second...

Awesome TY!

And agree 100% on the second paragraph. Still not sure why Exedy in a Centerforce box...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By Pillow
Interesting option! I wonder how much...

Interesting option!

I wonder how much lower the tube is than the pre-2007 truck WP? Again 240 might not care.

Also the WP is still threaded for a mechanical fan and IDK how much shorter that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By Pillow
My bad on the 2010+SS it is drivers side. ...

My bad on the 2010+SS it is drivers side.

I am using the F Body WP and it seems thin enough for a 960 swap. BUT you are correct that the pulley snout seems 2-3" farther out than it needs to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Pillow
Info Dump:

Info Dump:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Pillow
Cliff notes Post #172. ...

Cliff notes Post #172.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=295461&page=7
Forum: showroom 10-11-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 45,306
Posted By Pillow
More thread resurrection! Stuck on the...

More thread resurrection!

Stuck on the PILOT BEARING... Any ideas folks?

Everything else is as above #172 and looks good.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By Pillow
F Body or 2010+ Camaro SS water pump will work...

F Body or 2010+ Camaro SS water pump will work then as the output is on the passenger side.

... I thought 240s had more hood clearance? If so the stock Truck WP will work, but you need the truck...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By Pillow
FTFY :nod:

FTFY :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Pillow
Not forgotten! Half is in the basement and half...

Not forgotten! Half is in the basement and half in the garage... And it is raining AGAIN!!!

Let me put it all together and then take a video w/ explanation.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Pillow
I'm a big fan of EBC Yellow for hard street (also...

I'm a big fan of EBC Yellow for hard street (also track capable) and EBC Red for a great daily upgrade.

EBC Greens are trash.
Hawk HPS were too loud and dusty for a daily IMO. Take a moment...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By Pillow
:rockon: Although I really like LS1Tech Hybrids...

:rockon: Although I really like LS1Tech Hybrids & Conversion forum... But, it has been infiltrated by perfectionists with too much money. There is a delicate balance between Sloppy and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By Pillow
I did the exact same on my 71 C10. Just Alt. ...

I did the exact same on my 71 C10. Just Alt. EASY and GM Factory parts.

For the 960 LS I needed to go F Body pulleys, see ICT Billet as mentioned before. The huge benefit to the 3/4 spacers...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By Pillow
This! OR get some spacers from IPD and...

This!

OR get some spacers from IPD and place late model 17s on there. Easy and cheap. 225/45/17 tires are very common and sticky meats are available.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,401
Posted By Pillow
Fuel lines and pump are done! Yes, it was a...

Fuel lines and pump are done! Yes, it was a battle.

DW200 fuel pump.
Gates Barricade Fuel hose as needed.
GM Fuel Composition sensor (E85)
GM Fuel Filter
SS 3/8 Supply hose to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Pillow
Where are you located? I have the complete...

Where are you located? I have the complete setup here if you want to see (or buy) it all.

But yes, 850 fly. Mustang small disk. Mustang T5. Converted to GM input shaft for GM hydro TO...
Forum: showroom 09-20-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,329
Posted By Pillow
FTFM To the OP, do whatever you want...

FTFM



To the OP, do whatever you want man. The old Volvos (especially 7/9s) are pretty worthless do whatever you want in keeping them kewl and on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By Pillow
Surprise all 14" tires suck! Stick with the...

Surprise all 14" tires suck! Stick with the Hydras and get a good set of tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By Pillow
Stick with quality known tires that you can find...

Stick with quality known tires that you can find real test data for.

After all tires are the first and best performance upgrade you can do for better braking and handling.

TireRack is an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Pillow
I know, not ANOTHER oil thread, but the links...

I know, not ANOTHER oil thread, but the links contain some very good information in them.

The key here is purchasing the highest rated oil that is 740 price point friendly. Some of the highly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By Pillow
Full wrap or bust

Full wrap or bust
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Pillow
Interesting as this study showed generally great...

Interesting as this study showed generally great results from the Amsoil Sig Series as well as the original article from 540Rat's blog.

Conversely, Pennz Ultra and Mobil1 scored very well on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Pillow
Deep Dive on Oil Comparisons

https://540ratblog.wordpress.com/

Draw you own conclusions, but this a really good deep dive on oil performance and head to head comparisons. Lengthy, but you can read it all or skip to the...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,787
Posted By Pillow
Oddly enough, that really works! Paint wheels...

Oddly enough, that really works! Paint wheels stance everything looks right. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By Pillow
LS easy... I wouldn't say that at all. Sloppy...

LS easy... I wouldn't say that at all. Sloppy yes, doing it right then no.

230 HP I6 Whiteblock w T5
300 HP I6 Whiteblock plus boost w T5
400 HP 5.3 LS w LS7 cam w T5
500+ HP LS plus boost...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Pillow
Update, I purchased some 15x7s from...

Update, I purchased some 15x7s from vertigosity... So 7"s better fit some big a$$ (appropriately sized) drag meats!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By Pillow
Stay with the smallest format possible to avoid...

Stay with the smallest format possible to avoid tunnel beatings. The 4L60E would be a good choice for ease of swap.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By Pillow
My $.02, I6 whiteblock with T5. Roger has an...

My $.02, I6 whiteblock with T5. Roger has an adapter for it. Put some low boost on it for an easy 300-325 with upgraded injectors. It's been done so no wheel reinventing here. Smooth reliable...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By Pillow
Please keep them. At worst you can sell them...

Please keep them. At worst you can sell them off if not needed. Or trade for 240 pedals.

Here is what I used for both GM setups: ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By Pillow
Interesting... Is the TKO600 push or pull...

Interesting...

Is the TKO600 push or pull style? Typical GM is push. Typical Volvo is pull. Depending Lokar has some decent cabling solutions that may fit the bill.

The LS does not have...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,595
Posted By Pillow
Nope, not the way it works at all. ...

Nope, not the way it works at all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5z-zCnRl0I&t=213s

Crappy bootleg copy of Engine Masters ep 9 go to 6:30 for cliff notes.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Pillow
Your fine. Agreed that you will just have...

Your fine.

Agreed that you will just have more pronounced body roll in corners.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Pillow
I cannot help on the Volvo side, but on the RX7...

I cannot help on the Volvo side, but on the RX7 side -8AN and/or -10AN fittings are available which is nice for a clean install. I do not recall the store name, but there is a MAzda online vendor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By Pillow
Cheap air shocks probably wore out. Put some...

Cheap air shocks probably wore out. Put some decent shocks on there and see what happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,595
Posted By Pillow
Of course a Cat restricts HP! Don't be silly. ...

Of course a Cat restricts HP! Don't be silly.

Turbos work best with zero restrictions behind them. Even NA cars perform better w/o kittys and mufflers.

Now the factors are:
1. Is it...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Pillow
Following up for detail. Diamond wheels: ...

Following up for detail.

Diamond wheels:
http://www.diamondracingwheels.com/index.php/street-wheels/pro-street-wheels
or
http://www.diamondracingwheels.com/index.php/street-wheels/sc-series...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,741
Posted By Pillow
:nod: Keep us posted! JEGS or others have...

:nod: Keep us posted! JEGS or others have decent pipe kits to work from.
Forum: showroom 08-11-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,787
Posted By Pillow
:nod: Solid!!!

:nod: Solid!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Pillow
http://s3.amazonaws.com/hiphopdx-production/2017/0...

http://s3.amazonaws.com/hiphopdx-production/2017/06/IceT-900x601.jpg

Sounds ridiculous... But TireRack should have some HP AS tires in the 195/65/15 setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Pillow
I have been pondering these: ...

I have been pondering these:
http://www.mandhtires.com/M-H-Racemaster-Drag-Slicks/8.5-24.5-15

M&H 8.5-24.5-15

But not sure how a tire meant for a Rim Size: 8.0" would work on a 6.0" stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,896
Posted By Pillow
Agreed, use 5 out of the 7 holes and you are in...

Agreed, use 5 out of the 7 holes and you are in business.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Pillow
Or convert to Hydraulic.

Or convert to Hydraulic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Pillow
Great info in this thread! I'll try the mink...

Great info in this thread! I'll try the mink oil as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Pillow
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/eiker-classic-e1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,145
Posted By Pillow
^ Truth

^ Truth
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,145
Posted By Pillow
OE Volvo wheels > cheap aftermarket. Keyword...

OE Volvo wheels > cheap aftermarket. Keyword cheap.

You can find good OE alloy wheels super affordable. Just be patient.

But really BBS RS or Crush.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,145
Posted By Pillow
I will add to that. Really if you are able to...

I will add to that. Really if you are able to spend $100 then look for some real 15/16/17 alloys.

Like this junk: ...
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