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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By EivlEvo
Anybody know the CFM specs on any of these fans...

Anybody know the CFM specs on any of these fans btw? I imagine that info is long unknown.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By EivlEvo
I have one of those laughably huge ebay IC's...

I have one of those laughably huge ebay IC's that's 3 inches but I DO have it in the stock location which I'm sure it a recipe for disaster.

I'm thoroughly in the phase of... I resurrected this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By EivlEvo
FWIW... that pusher fan got removed because it...

FWIW... that pusher fan got removed because it was basically dust. I have had some pressure issues without the pusher fan though... which is super odd since I'm confused how it could've even been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By EivlEvo
Need to check, but fairly certain I have a 9...

Need to check, but fairly certain I have a 9 series ECU running things. Any idea what pins?

I also have MS2 in the wings now so that's an option for ECU control...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By EivlEvo
Are you inquiring because you want a smaller...

Are you inquiring because you want a smaller profile booster, or are you just trying to save some coin and not run one?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By EivlEvo
I have a spare propeller and I need to sort out...

I have a spare propeller and I need to sort out the ratchet strap setup. I also have a set of the old poly mounts from RSI on my old motor that despite all the whining, I actually quite liked... tho...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By EivlEvo
Mech Fan Getting Wrecked. Efan?

Squad.

On my 93 245 +T I've been addressing a number of issues at once while the car is down swapping from 15G to 19T.

The one on the docket today is... the fan.

I don't have any cooling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By EivlEvo
Pate also check the steering knuckle. On my 87...

Pate also check the steering knuckle. On my 87 something went bad with it right as I picked it up and each time I would turn, a few more needle bearings would fall out. It was pretty sketch.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By EivlEvo
If you're in or near Raleigh and want some help...

If you're in or near Raleigh and want some help going through things I have plenty of stuff and willingness to assist.

Vapor lock is generally related to fuel pressure but of course can occur with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By EivlEvo
This is mildly off topic but I'd still like to...

This is mildly off topic but I'd still like to know if you'd be able to pass with simply pulling the bulb on the SRS light? How thorough are things over the pond?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By EivlEvo
What do you mean sputter? Will it run on carb...

What do you mean sputter? Will it run on carb cleaner or not?

Start with actually confirming the three components for combustion.

Are you getting fuel and to where?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By EivlEvo
As I'm really only aware of the regs in the UK...

As I'm really only aware of the regs in the UK anecdotally... what is it that would cause it to fail? The light being on in their face or...?

It's unlikely that they'll have a way to test the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By EivlEvo
Also the blue coupler in the top pic is a 90*...

Also the blue coupler in the top pic is a 90* coupler. You can see it was too tight and constricted. It got swapped out for the aforementioned 135*
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By EivlEvo
So... I have one of the probably too large ebay...

So... I have one of the probably too large ebay intercoolers but with top mounts. I foolishly didn't get 90 degree openings but it worked out.

I AM using the stock top mounts and I bent some of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By EivlEvo
Do enough of us have accurate and working gauges...

Do enough of us have accurate and working gauges to give this info on here :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By EivlEvo
Why are you so focused on this pump? I'm not...

Why are you so focused on this pump? I'm not saying it's wrong... but what led you there?

What is your fuel pressure at the rail? On a lot of older 240's they've sat for awhile and their injectors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By EivlEvo
Ugh... what a terrible world.

Ugh... what a terrible world.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By EivlEvo
Going to a thinner bar probably wouldn't "help"...

Going to a thinner bar probably wouldn't "help" as opposed to no bar. But it may be worth clarifying what you're trying to help. The 240 ends up with settings in the front (stiffening) that would of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By EivlEvo
*it slides backwards...

*it slides backwards...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By EivlEvo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iY9RRzXv-zE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iY9RRzXv-zE

But also, what are you trying to do? IIRC when I was swapping my transmissions I just disconnected the shift linkage under the car and dropped the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By EivlEvo
Like there's anyone on here that doesn't have...

Like there's anyone on here that doesn't have some hacked "repair" of some major component on their brick :lol:

We're all driving junkyard cars with junkyard turbos on them friend. We're not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By EivlEvo
They're probably all garbage. Looking back I...

They're probably all garbage. Looking back I actually wonder about just grabbing some bicycle brake cable (get it with the PTFE coating) like some Jagwire etc. You can get it in stainless (order the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By EivlEvo
The kickdown cable is only responsible for...

The kickdown cable is only responsible for dropping a gear is it not? With it not functioning wouldn't the car function as normal but without being able to downshift with gas pedal? (I only had an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By EivlEvo
The challenge is that we don't know the culprit...

The challenge is that we don't know the culprit but diagnostics should work like this.

1. I have a problem.
1a. What is the problem related to system wise?

2. Examine the primary components of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By EivlEvo
^this. Also it might take it a bit to allow any...

^this. Also it might take it a bit to allow any real boost.

Another thing I'll mention is... I know when I first +t'd my car, I was getting crazy spark blowout... even at only 10psi on a 15g. So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By EivlEvo
I don't think you can technically do this. But...

I don't think you can technically do this. But the rear seatbelts are just bolted in under the car kind of in the transmission tunnel. If you were gonna do it, obviously be sure you consider the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By EivlEvo
You should get in there and see if your pressure...

You should get in there and see if your pressure plate is cracked or your TOB is blown out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By EivlEvo
I think I tend to agree with the consensus for...

I think I tend to agree with the consensus for looking at the belt system.

It certainly doesn't sound belt slipping on pulley related but say if... your PS pump is eating itself, it can make that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By EivlEvo
Does it sound motor related for sure? Nothing...

Does it sound motor related for sure? Nothing lodged in the turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By EivlEvo
Check for boost leaks. This sounds like a boost...

Check for boost leaks. This sounds like a boost leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By EivlEvo
Wait. You lowered the boost and are now seeing it...

Wait. You lowered the boost and are now seeing it run rich? Reset LH.

Also def check for boost leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By EivlEvo
GD that's still some rad breakage!

GD that's still some rad breakage!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By EivlEvo
I switched plans and used the alternator bracket...

I switched plans and used the alternator bracket setup... although mine is a PS bracket, wygd.

To answer my question I originally set out to ask... there's no way one of those brackets would fit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By EivlEvo
An alternator going out can cause stalling issues...

An alternator going out can cause stalling issues yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By EivlEvo
Did you reset LH and allow it to adapt? You...

Did you reset LH and allow it to adapt?

You also may be close to the limit of those injectors. I know on my 15G with big IC and the 330cc injectors I was starting to lean out above 15psi a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By EivlEvo
Separated like... the pin sheared off and it was...

Separated like... the pin sheared off and it was spinning under bolt tension?

:omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By EivlEvo
There are plenty of these cases out there. But...

There are plenty of these cases out there. But it's less about whether yours cracked and more about whether it could crack I guess.

As many knowledge bases point out... a lot comes down to "it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By EivlEvo
Fair. But I think it's a bit of AW70 hate that...

Fair. But I think it's a bit of AW70 hate that gets sent around. I ran my AW70 just fine on my +T (15G at 15psi) until my trans cooler let go. That was with the accumulator mod of course. But your...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By EivlEvo
You guys are blowing my mind right now.

You guys are blowing my mind right now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By EivlEvo
Wait... if you have exhaust gasses in the coolant...

Wait... if you have exhaust gasses in the coolant bottle and coolant was gushing when you ran the motor you for sure have a head gasket issue... unless I'm missing something?

Why are we worried...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By EivlEvo
You don't "need" to swap gearboxes. But as you...

You don't "need" to swap gearboxes. But as you add more and more power you'll find out some of the weak spots... with anything.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By EivlEvo
In all seriousness. The major hurdles of the swap...

In all seriousness. The major hurdles of the swap comes from a few key spots.

1. Motor mounts. Obv you need to make something custom.
2. The brake booster. It interferes with some engines. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By EivlEvo
But these people are all suggesting that it's...

But these people are all suggesting that it's cast iron no? I'd wholly agree there and my rig setup would be way different. But if the housings are cast steel then maybe I can dig into it...

I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By EivlEvo
Mitsu turbine housings. Cast Steel?

Squad.

I thought I remembered reading that the Mitsu/Volvo turbine housings (exhaust side) were all cast steel? Anyone able to confirm this?

Trying to figure out if I need to heat up the grill...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By EivlEvo
Those numbers are at least consistent. I'd...

Those numbers are at least consistent. I'd replace the blown up parts making sure you don't have any clogs in that oil breather system and move on...?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By EivlEvo
Yeah... I suspect that someone drilled/tapped it?...

Yeah... I suspect that someone drilled/tapped it? But also yeah... I'm just gonna run a bracket off of the oil drain that doubles onto the comp housing I think.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By EivlEvo
You can put pretty much any motor you want in....

You can put pretty much any motor you want in. Pick your poison.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By EivlEvo
Yeah I mean too much fuel is sometimes as bad as...

Yeah I mean too much fuel is sometimes as bad as not enough fuel so 100% it could.

In the US you can go to local auto parts store and rent the kits for free (pay deposits) to test things and then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By EivlEvo
So... getting blowby on any of these motors now...

So... getting blowby on any of these motors now is almost a near certainty unless they've been thoroughly rebuilt/overhauled.

Since you're talking about detonation and seem to think you've got...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By EivlEvo
The bracket that is on my 15G puts the WG in the...

The bracket that is on my 15G puts the WG in the same spot of course. But on my 15G the wastegate vac port seems that it's tapped and has a threaded port in it. The bracket I had was using this as...
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