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Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By towerymt
Early downpipe with the long secondaries,...

Early downpipe with the long secondaries, 2"-to-2.5" transition, 2.5" (4" x 9", I think) Magnaflow, 2.5" 45deg bend, 2.5" out the side. Flat torque from about 1900 to 4600 with a K cam and MS&S.
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Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 671
Posted By towerymt
It'll be fine and the car will accelerate...

It'll be fine and the car will accelerate quicker.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=819529&postcount=13


3000 is a lot different than 4000. M47/3.31, 3000rpm is high 70s (3100 at...
Forum: showroom 01-04-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 963
Posted By towerymt
Green. Copper plate it.

Green.

Copper plate it.
Forum: showroom 01-04-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By towerymt
Have spray can, will travel.

Have spray can, will travel.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 136,378
Posted By towerymt
Get the B230 version of this bracket and you're...

Get the B230 version of this bracket and you're set.

Looks like this:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=4150177&postcount=4
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By towerymt
7) the "early" intercooler is the same in the 240...

7) the "early" intercooler is the same in the 240 and the 740/940 through 1991. You can use this one and it fits. the 92+ intercooler has the inlet/outlet in the middle of the end tank. In my '92...
Forum: showroom 12-04-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By towerymt
Theis.

Theis.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By towerymt
We always ran T3's in our 240 lemon. No water...

We always ran T3's in our 240 lemon. No water lines, no problem. They're a bit beefier than the TD04. We broke a turbine shaft once, but generally didn't have turbo issues...unless you count the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By towerymt
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-clutch-retu...

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-clutch-return-spring-1228794

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6277/113154-clutch-fork-return-spring

I've never used one on any of my M47 cars, '87, '90,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,184
Posted By towerymt
Which car? Cut it off the driveshaft we put...

Which car?

Cut it off the driveshaft we put on the 240 lemons car. I didn't think it fit a 240. Probably still have that other slip yoke around...
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,820
Posted By towerymt
I remember them being around $200 when I bought...

I remember them being around $200 when I bought one....YEARS ago. :e-shrug:

I never had any issues with my AEM. I retired the beige-case Innovate LM-1 to the 24hr lemons car where it worked...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,286
Posted By towerymt
Ready for mountain meet.

Ready for mountain meet.
Forum: events 10-02-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,767
Posted By towerymt
Got home around 11:15pm. 81 sucks. :roll:

Got home around 11:15pm. 81 sucks. :roll:
Forum: events 09-29-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,767
Posted By towerymt
Just got to Asheville...only a little late. Slept...

Just got to Asheville...only a little late. Slept 1130-230am.
Forum: events 09-28-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,767
Posted By towerymt
Leaving ~midnight-1am tonight, ETA 10am'ish...

Leaving ~midnight-1am tonight, ETA 10am'ish Friday morning.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By towerymt
I've used them. It was a few years ago, but they...

I've used them. It was a few years ago, but they were very good when I called them and needed a pair of adapters in a hurry ahead of an upcoming lemons race.

Don't buy flat adapters. For a few...
Forum: events 09-14-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,767
Posted By towerymt
should I bring brake fluid and the power bleeder?...

should I bring brake fluid and the power bleeder? ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By towerymt
I used one out of a '01 or '02 Mustang. Not...

I used one out of a '01 or '02 Mustang. Not wanting to rely on memory, I found the post from 2015...when I couldn't remember then exactly the year of the car ;-) But it was definitely the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,687
Posted By towerymt
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=819...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=819529&#post819529

Here's the only old post I could find that approximates the gain in acceleration after switching the 3.31 rear to a 3.73. Not...
Forum: showroom 07-27-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,510
Posted By towerymt
2 out of 3 of the 240s I've owned for any length...

2 out of 3 of the 240s I've owned for any length of time have generated complaints from either neighbors or the town. The '90 sat parked for 6 months with no tags. Then the week I got the letter...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By towerymt
225/50/16. I've used it on everything from...

225/50/16.

I've used it on everything from 7.5 to 9.5. Good wheel protection on the 7.5" on my daily driver. Nice bit of stretch for good sidewall support on our 24hr lemons car, and once upon a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,024
Posted By towerymt
Similar result, some logic & numbers, a few...

Similar result, some logic & numbers, a few pictures:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=3267655&#post3267655
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=3286481#post3286481...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,095
Posted By towerymt
http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/image/122813098.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/image/122813098.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/image/123428174.jpg

I think the long-stud nearest the manifold touched or almost touched the housing, but on mine...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,095
Posted By towerymt
http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/atp :e-shrug: ...

http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/atp

:e-shrug:

I'd hit it with a grinder and make clearance for the nut, then just spin it down as you lower the WG housing onto the turbine housing. I don't...
Forum: events 07-03-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,335
Posted By towerymt
Good luck out there. Never forget! ...

Good luck out there. Never forget!

http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/image/161948835.jpg

Banff and surrounding areas was pretty awesome last summer. Lake Louise, Lake Agnes, Moraine Lake, Plain...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 229,034
Posted By towerymt
I'll be the judge of that. :cameron:

I'll be the judge of that. :cameron:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By towerymt
I use a 20oz soda bottle with two holes drilled...

I use a 20oz soda bottle with two holes drilled in the cap, one for the rubber hose and a smaller one for a vent hole. It sits next to the intercooler end tank, loosely zip tied in place (captured,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,617
Posted By towerymt
Probably: http://www.vandors.com/240mods.html ...

Probably: http://www.vandors.com/240mods.html

I built a small cradle from wood (piece of plywood, about 1ft long, maybe 6-8" wide) with some thin pieces along the long edges on each side. Purpose...
Forum: showroom 12-28-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By towerymt
Moved to Showroom.

Moved to Showroom.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By towerymt
Split to new thread from ~5yr old thread about...

Split to new thread from ~5yr old thread about 240 bars. PM sent.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,307
Posted By towerymt
I aim for 0.014" on the intake and 0.017" on the...

I aim for 0.014" on the intake and 0.017" on the exhaust. I'd accept 0.013" on the intake and 0.018" on the exhaust. Erring on the tight side for intake and loose side for exhaust.

I set up the...
Forum: events 12-13-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 81,594
Posted By towerymt
From where?

From where?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 111,920
Posted By towerymt
Haul the B230 out of the shed, you're back in the...

Haul the B230 out of the shed, you're back in the game little buddy.
Forum: showroom 12-12-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,905
Posted By towerymt
Pretty awesome that both cars basically held up...

Pretty awesome that both cars basically held up all race. One of these days I want to come out and drive.

Wagon is still the 700lb / 250lb? springs? That car was fun the ~20min I drove it that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By towerymt
Of the options given, +15. If you have the...

Of the options given, +15. If you have the option, +20.

17x8 ET20 will fit up front, it clears the strut with 'normal' size tires, like 225/45/17. If you want to use 245/40/17 on the front, I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By towerymt
After we lost an engine in an 850 (white block)...

After we lost an engine in an 850 (white block) during a 24hr lemons race, I wouldn't suggest reusing rod bolts. Our failure was likely a rod bolt stretching, the rod then rattled around on the...
Forum: events 10-19-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 81,594
Posted By towerymt
Witness.

Witness.
Forum: showroom 10-11-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By towerymt
Not sure how yours compares, but I was able to...

Not sure how yours compares, but I was able to run my car all the way down on this spring stack w/o the modified M47 driveshaft rubbing (T5 swap, kept the 2pc shaft)

* 8x250lb main
* I forget...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,475
Posted By towerymt
If you're willing to cut up your car, anything is...

If you're willing to cut up your car, anything is possible. I split the outer panel from the inner and pulled it ~1.5" as measured above the mudflap. 275/45/16 (25.6" height) fit at ET3.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,475
Posted By towerymt
I test fit a 16x9.5 ET38 with 225/50/16 tire on...

I test fit a 16x9.5 ET38 with 225/50/16 tire on my daily driver '92 244 that isn't very low in the rear. The wheel adapter was 35mm, I believe. So 3mm offset overall. There is a little bit of room...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,892
Posted By towerymt
Go electric, document the swap for me. ;-)

Go electric, document the swap for me. ;-)
Forum: events 10-04-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,928
Posted By towerymt
They told me to send you money and read the rules...

They told me to send you money and read the rules later, so I did.
Forum: events 09-29-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 36,352
Posted By towerymt
The burgers might have brown sugar in them.

The burgers might have brown sugar in them.
Forum: events 09-29-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 36,352
Posted By towerymt
Change of plans, leaving tonight for early AM...

Change of plans, leaving tonight for early AM arrival.
Forum: events 09-27-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 36,352
Posted By towerymt
I'm driving my car. We can try to caravan if you...

I'm driving my car. We can try to caravan if you know what time you're coming through. But I'm not 100% sure on my departure time right now. Work has been extra busy this past week.


WWID? ...
Forum: events 09-23-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 36,352
Posted By towerymt
I'd like to leave by ~12noon thursday and it...

I'd like to leave by ~12noon thursday and it should be about 8hr. But I probably won't get to leave that early...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 229,034
Posted By towerymt
I like my leg room.

I like my leg room.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,237
Posted By towerymt
Run Ray's trash turbo. TD05, pre-90 manifold,...

Run Ray's trash turbo. TD05, pre-90 manifold, period correct, perfect for a $600 car. Save the better stuff for another day.
Forum: events 09-19-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 36,352
Posted By towerymt
wait...shops will measure alignment for free? ...

wait...shops will measure alignment for free? tell me more.


Bringing my Volvospeed shirt. of course
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By towerymt
Oil feed is M14x1.5 banjo at the block. You can...

Oil feed is M14x1.5 banjo at the block. You can do away with the banjo and get a fitting that threads into the hole with a crush washer, then has -4AN threads on the other end. You'll have to check...
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