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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:21 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
Dunno on the 74 head being the best exhaust port....

Dunno on the 74 head being the best exhaust port. Maybe once you remove the restriction right behind the valve perhaps, where it necks from 35mm to what, maybe 20 at best? lol
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 342
Posted By gsellstr
There was also the emissions aspect of things,...

There was also the emissions aspect of things, that got progressively worse. Detune the engine so it flows less, and you'll get less from the tailpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 342
Posted By gsellstr
First off, drop that head gasket thickness down....

First off, drop that head gasket thickness down. I found a BIG improvement in knock reduction on mine, going from a stock elring at around .048" crushed to a .035" Cometic. Allowed me another 6* of...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Easy enough to crawl under and look for a 3"...

Easy enough to crawl under and look for a 3" instead of 3.5" shaft. Just gotta get back to the yards one of these days...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By gsellstr
IAT's would be an interesting one to log if you...

IAT's would be an interesting one to log if you can pull that from the MS logs. I remember way back, first round with MS on my wagon, watching the IAT's actually drop in boost vs. not in boost, while...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Ok, that just made my day...1310's means it's a...

Ok, that just made my day...1310's means it's a drop-in for many of us, don't need the bastard joint.

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
The spicer is indeed an integrated...

The spicer is indeed an integrated bearing/carrier setup. It did press onto the stock 240 driveline in my 140, which I believe is the same ID as the 7/9 shaft.

I've noticed the funky angles in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 623,324
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, those do look nice in there Harald. ...

Wow, those do look nice in there Harald.

Reminds me I need to get back on the seat project on the wagon some year.

I do like that steering wheel setup better than the other one. The dish on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By gsellstr
I've had good luck with both Witchhunter and...

I've had good luck with both Witchhunter and Cruzin.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Except that I don't plan to drop my driveshaft...

Except that I don't plan to drop my driveshaft anytime soon, otherwise I would. But yeah, I think it was around $50 when I bought the one for the 140, not much different than a decent brand bearing...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
I think that Spicer mount that works in the 240's...

I think that Spicer mount that works in the 240's with trimming might work in a 7 as well, just the mounting is a little different. It might just need a different set of holes drilled in the mounting...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
They will want the whole driveshaft. Also, I...

They will want the whole driveshaft.

Also, I would swap that carrier bearing out for the big spicer one that's been talked about around here. It will provide a LOT more stability since you're...
Forum: events 01-15-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,726
Posted By gsellstr
I just hope something DOES happen.

I just hope something DOES happen.
Forum: events 01-14-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,726
Posted By gsellstr
You'll find some excuse when you show up on a...

You'll find some excuse when you show up on a moped even...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By gsellstr
The temps I saw, front stayed at the same temp,...

The temps I saw, front stayed at the same temp, rear dropped quite a bit. Changing the port size can lead to other issues, definitely worth some research on that aspect though, just a little outside...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By gsellstr
That's just it Zach. These have the ECT right in...

That's just it Zach. These have the ECT right in the t-stat housing, and the wiring corrodes right at the sensor body, usually nothing left to splice onto.
Forum: events 01-12-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,726
Posted By gsellstr
Better get busy. lol

Better get busy. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By gsellstr
The numbers I referenced are injector size...

The numbers I referenced are injector size numbers, lbs instead of cc's, that's all.

I do already have a GM heater valve in mine, started that fad a while back. Head temps back by #3 and #4...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
I actually have one of the NVH weights from an...

I actually have one of the NVH weights from an aluminum M46, gonna see about putting that on, see what happens. Gotta get the car running first, so maybe this fall. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By gsellstr
Before putting in the #80's in mine, I had #65's,...

Before putting in the #80's in mine, I had #65's, still had the issue with #3 plug looking pretty lean. Swapping in a #66 dealt with that, plugs looked really even. Since I did the #80's I haven't...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with you Harald. Multiple engines in Ryan's,...

I'm with you Harald. Multiple engines in Ryan's, years of flat out abuse, poly bushings, you name it, but that thing is silent. My 140, rattles like it's gonna explode, despite fresh bits inside,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By gsellstr
Oddly enough Roy, I've had failed cam sensors...

Oddly enough Roy, I've had failed cam sensors with no codes, on OBD2. Typically if there's no cam sensor, you won't get injector fire either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By gsellstr
Sitting overnight causing a hard start could also...

Sitting overnight causing a hard start could also be an injector leaking down, washing cylinders. A friend just chased a hard start on his for a while, found that to be the cause.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By gsellstr
Don't you have a copy of vida? Change the region...

Don't you have a copy of vida? Change the region and it will have the parts info at least, plus repair info on how to replace the motors. From what I remember, the motor simply swap in, in place of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By gsellstr
That sounds a lot like a cam sensor. The cam...

That sounds a lot like a cam sensor. The cam sensor is used only during startup, to sequence the injectors, can cause hard or no start if it's failing.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
That's kinda what I was figuring Ben. The only...

That's kinda what I was figuring Ben. The only thing throwing a monkey wrench in that is I've been in a 240, with a T5 and B230, that the trans made NO noise, and it's running the standard V8 yoke,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Cool, good info, thanks! Looks like I'm...

Cool, good info, thanks!

Looks like I'm going yard hunting for a yoke now.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Now the question...was it the retainer, the yoke,...

Now the question...was it the retainer, the yoke, or both?

I'm doing just the retainer first, then I'll grab the yoke if it's still bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Huh, I'll have to see if I have that damper...

Huh, I'll have to see if I have that damper weight kicking around still, the trans I grabbed had it.

I'm also using a factory 2pc driveshaft with the dampened rear half. The trans I'm prepping to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 02:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By gsellstr
I don't remember if my cluster is 960 or 980,...

I don't remember if my cluster is 960 or 980, been too long since I looked it up. Definitely need to check the back of it to know for sure.

That with the 7 tooth drive and I believe the black...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By gsellstr
I have no access to that stuff. You need to pm...

I have no access to that stuff. You need to pm Dana or Mike...that's an admin level change.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, but it's Harlard.... I'm glad we...

Yeah, but it's Harlard....


I'm glad we have Commercial Speedo in town, sure makes the custom stuff easy. I hit them up for the cable for mine as well. Found a NOS GEMO cable at my local indie...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By gsellstr
Huh, the T5 I just had apart on the bench, and...

Huh, the T5 I just had apart on the bench, and the one in the car, neither are drilled on the output shaft, both are 95's, but they still run the speedo cable/speed sensor. There's a metal clip that...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2020, 03:24 PM
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Views: 548,727
Posted By gsellstr
I want to say mid 80's.

I want to say mid 80's.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2020, 02:27 AM
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Posted By gsellstr
I forget the temp, wanna say it was on the cooler...

I forget the temp, wanna say it was on the cooler side, maybe 170* or so, but yeah, they are integrated.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 548,727
Posted By gsellstr
On the engine oil cooler, what about running...

On the engine oil cooler, what about running something like the RX7 cooler, which would fit nicely below your IC? It also has a stat in it which might make things easier. I can get dimensions if you...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,811
Posted By gsellstr
Ok, not I'm curious....how did you get around...

Ok, not I'm curious....how did you get around that?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236
Posted By gsellstr
These ones aren't plastic, at least not on any...

These ones aren't plastic, at least not on any that I've seen on the 740's, Girling or Bendix.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,811
Posted By gsellstr
You should be able to mount the plate to BH,...

You should be able to mount the plate to BH, throw it in the car, then trans into it without issue. Myself and several I know have done exactly that, with the same kit.

Probably not it, but is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By gsellstr
Mine will change a little as the fluid warms as...

Mine will change a little as the fluid warms as well.

What kind of temps are we talking about? -10F to 0, or 60F to 70F?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,811
Posted By gsellstr
I know you can mount the trans to the plate, as...

I know you can mount the trans to the plate, as you're doing, without having to do the whole trans/bellhousing as an assembly.

One red flag for me...have you actually measured the input shaft...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236
Posted By gsellstr
I know the car you're working on, awesome deal...

I know the car you're working on, awesome deal man! :-P

I did run into that issue on mine actually, back before I swapped the Wilwoods on. At that time I dug around, couldn't find much at all for...
Forum: website & board 12-17-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, the spambots seldom make it past buzz...

Honestly, the spambots seldom make it past buzz as our guardian. The rest of us mods just keep all the children in order. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Cool, thanks Tyler. How'd it fit in the 140...

Cool, thanks Tyler.

How'd it fit in the 140 tunnel? Granted mine's basically a 240 tunnel, but still, kinda curious.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By gsellstr
Having been there, got a few suggestions. 1....

Having been there, got a few suggestions.

1. Check the resistance between both pins for the temp sensor, make sure that resistance matches what you have at the sensor itself. This also checks out...
Forum: website & board 12-16-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By gsellstr
They should receive a response email allowing...

They should receive a response email allowing them to activate the account. Quite a few email hosts flag that email as spam, or block it entirely.

Please have them check for that first. If they...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,821
Posted By gsellstr
Looks like a 1350 on the yoke, vs 1310 on the...

Looks like a 1350 on the yoke, vs 1310 on the driveshaft as well? That part number for the joint is for a bastard joint I'm guessing?

That does give me something to keep an eye out for.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,811
Posted By gsellstr
If it is aligned and straight it should slide in...

If it is aligned and straight it should slide in pretty easy. If you have pressure on the trans while turning the engine over, you may be rotating the input shaft with the engine, negating what...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,811
Posted By gsellstr
Did you verify the clutch disc is correct, fits...

Did you verify the clutch disc is correct, fits the input shaft?
Ford pilot bearing, not Volvo, correct?
You swapped the tube out in the bellhousing, correct?
Did you try putting the trans in...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,811
Posted By gsellstr
You did use the Ford pilot bearing right? ...

You did use the Ford pilot bearing right?

How far in does it go, or how far out does it stop?
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