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Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By NotSoFresh
Its a cool Idea, and way easier than fabbing an...

Its a cool Idea, and way easier than fabbing an external one, however I would buy this one, Its made by "LOL Fitting".
I kid you not:...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By NotSoFresh
Leave the lever alone, put a master cylinder...

Leave the lever alone, put a master cylinder under car and actuate with factory levers cable.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By NotSoFresh
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/15/Sledgehammers-1.jpg/440px-Sledgehammers-1.jpg
:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By NotSoFresh
aw71

aw71
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By NotSoFresh
I agree. A public accusation of theft is not a...

I agree. A public accusation of theft is not a thing to do lightly.
Back it up, son.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By NotSoFresh
I just spent 20 mins researching ordering the...

I just spent 20 mins researching ordering the parts to make a cable from scratch. The crimp on ball ends are a little more than a buck a piece, the cable is pretty cheap, Mcmaster has some stuff,...
Forum: website & board 02-10-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,971
Posted By NotSoFresh
AHEM: Title of thread: "Forum is NOT...

AHEM:

Title of thread: "Forum is NOT secure"..........

First post:
Forum: website & board 02-10-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,971
Posted By NotSoFresh
Awesome. Since you seem to want a pissing...

Awesome. Since you seem to want a pissing contest:

FYI I got my first email addy in '89. I started my first dialup bbs in '90. First computer job was in research and development of touchscreen...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By NotSoFresh
Make your own? The only thing that matters much...

Make your own? The only thing that matters much is port shape and bolt holes. Get some flat stock, lay a gasket on it and hit it with spray paint. Take gasket off and drill/remove all painted areas....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,112
Posted By NotSoFresh
On my list of under dash things is an audio amp....

On my list of under dash things is an audio amp. There are several available now days that do 75Wx4 +200w sub kind of power, and are as small as some ecu boxes I have found ones that also are...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,821
Posted By NotSoFresh
But can you cram it in the hole any faster? Like...

But can you cram it in the hole any faster? Like how many hotdog inches a minute can you gobble?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By NotSoFresh
With a 240 and a factory low mount turbo...

With a 240 and a factory low mount turbo manifold, not a lot of room to fit a flange in there. Turbo is pretty close to the strut tower already.
If its a real garrett hotside housing you got, a...
Forum: website & board 02-10-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,971
Posted By NotSoFresh
I don't know whats your deal.... This board was...

I don't know whats your deal....
This board was built by a person/s with shoestrings and duct tape, and then passed on when life got in the way more than once. Much the same as the cars we drive....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By NotSoFresh
Paint the centers gold.

Paint the centers gold.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By NotSoFresh
That's what she said. I haven't looked at a...

That's what she said.
I haven't looked at a boot in ages but it makes sense. The rubber comment is because every other bit in my '79 is rock hard.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By NotSoFresh
To be honest I never looked if it actually has a...

To be honest I never looked if it actually has a front and back, or it had just "settled in" that way. Rubber does get harder over time, It is possible that they take a "set" to where they are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By NotSoFresh
Not a volvo, but I was driving an 89 chev pickup...

Not a volvo, but I was driving an 89 chev pickup at 130km/h down the highway and i see the driver side mirror kinda shaking in the wind. I wasn't sure if it was the glass or the housing shaking so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,333
Posted By NotSoFresh
On my john deere, this happens because the...

On my john deere, this happens because the hydraulic pump that operates the brakes also operates the steering, which puts a load on the engine, dropping rpm.:-P

What car/engine/year?
The broadest...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By NotSoFresh
I had this problem after installing speaker wires...

I had this problem after installing speaker wires under the carpet, the tranny (m45....) would pop out of 2 and 4.
Believe it or not, I spun the boot 180 degrees and the problem went away......
Is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,990
Posted By NotSoFresh
Don't run it if its puking oil out the front....

Don't run it if its puking oil out the front. There may be other areas at the back of engine starving for oil due to the pressure drop.
Seals are cheap. If one is gone, the rest are probably not...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By NotSoFresh
Many have run similar setups as you with much...

Many have run similar setups as you with much lower boost threshold. Difference is they tuned theirs. With dynos and data and stuff.

Start at stage 0. Set the static timing of everything properly....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,821
Posted By NotSoFresh
After a day of pondering, I came up with this: ...

After a day of pondering, I came up with this:
Its a semi closed loop system. The amount of exhaust effects the amount of intake. How do we improve the efficiency of this system, to get more power?...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,990
Posted By NotSoFresh
OP stated he replaced tensioner pulley. Some...

OP stated he replaced tensioner pulley. Some places sell just the pulley/bearing for the tensioner. If the tensioner frame is bent, shaft worn, pulley on crooked, or if there is dirt/stuff between it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,112
Posted By NotSoFresh
Lube throttle, clutch, hood, speedo, and any...

Lube throttle, clutch, hood, speedo, and any other cables under there.

Rumour has it when they built 240s they started at the heater fan, and bolted the rest of the car around it. It sure seems...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,821
Posted By NotSoFresh
Exactly where i was going with splitting it up. ...

Exactly where i was going with splitting it up.
Science. You can't experiment and have usable data changing more than one variable at a time. In order to look at it one variable at a time, you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,821
Posted By NotSoFresh
Moles per minute. Pounds are weight and weight is...

Moles per minute. Pounds are weight and weight is dependant on gravity. Moles will give you number of molecules, regardless of gravitational pull.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,821
Posted By NotSoFresh
You choose the hotside based on the exhaust flow...

You choose the hotside based on the exhaust flow of the engine at the desired operating parameters. If it is too small, a restriction happens, which effects the gas flow through the engine. If it is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By NotSoFresh
I did this as well...... Btw, also check every...

I did this as well...... Btw, also check every vacuum connection, including intake manifold gaskets. K-jet hates vacuum leaks. My 82 turbo never ran right until i replaced every vacuum hose and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By NotSoFresh
found that with the PPS one as well. Luckily for...

found that with the PPS one as well. Luckily for me right at the very end of the travel on the adjuster was fine for my worn clutch. Don't think it would work with a new clutch.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,821
Posted By NotSoFresh
If you have a port that is big enough to flow...

If you have a port that is big enough to flow 200cfm, it does not matter if the turbo can move 400 or 800.....If the turbo tries to push more than the port can handle, pressure rises. At a given...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By NotSoFresh
Decent sets of points for early 240s would be...

Decent sets of points for early 240s would be good as well. Its such a simple part, but when the tip of the arm breaks off the cheap ones after 500kms and falls down inside the distributor its is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,990
Posted By NotSoFresh
How is the spring in the tensioner? I read you...

How is the spring in the tensioner? I read you replaced the pulley only. How does the rest of the tensioner assembly look?
You can check pulley alignment with a straightedge. If you lay it across...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,261
Posted By NotSoFresh
Thats the thing, he was redrilling factory gears....

Thats the thing, he was redrilling factory gears. They look the same but can be installed at different points because he drilled holes in just like the current ipd one. I thought i would bring it up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By NotSoFresh
The trick is going to be to get ipd, fcp...

The trick is going to be to get ipd, fcp rockauto, or the like to contact them......A few t-brickers are not likely to make much of a splash.
One call from rockauto and the factory starts pumping...
Forum: website & board 02-08-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,327
Posted By NotSoFresh
Bump. Since vb4 is apparently in the wings...

Bump. Since vb4 is apparently in the wings getting tested....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,821
Posted By NotSoFresh
The simple explanation is that PSI is a measure...

The simple explanation is that PSI is a measure of intake restriction. Once the smallest restriction in the intake reaches its max airflow naturally, and air goes from being pulled to pushed the PSI...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By NotSoFresh
Get a used tire or two mounted up to test at each...

Get a used tire or two mounted up to test at each corner on jackstands. Not many on here will have plus sized a 940.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By NotSoFresh
First make sure the valve cover nuts are still...

First make sure the valve cover nuts are still tight....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By NotSoFresh
Just throw on 31s and drive'r on the backroad for...

Just throw on 31s and drive'r on the backroad for a few. Those grinding sounds and rub marks will tell you which parts of the car to chop out with a sawzall. Its only a 940.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,261
Posted By NotSoFresh
There are a few tbrickers out yer way. Canuck is...

There are a few tbrickers out yer way. Canuck is in lethbridge. He would know guys out your way. There are quite a few of us coasters.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=328003&...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By NotSoFresh
I was thinking, you may want to check the...

I was thinking, you may want to check the ignition switch wiring. In the diagram above, the blue wire is the fuel pump power trigger from the ignition switch. Perhaps it has been re/hotwired...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By NotSoFresh
I was incorrect about the wire going to cpr. It...

I was incorrect about the wire going to cpr. It goes to the fuel pump relay. I attached the diagram i originally linked. Sorry about the size.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,971
Posted By NotSoFresh
I call bull spit. Name these weird areas. Show...

I call bull spit.
Name these weird areas. Show pictures.
Bodys are rigid, suspensions move. That is how it works. The body is not supposed to absorb shock by flexing. Flexing steel cracks. That is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By NotSoFresh
Get out the manual and get troubleshooting....

Get out the manual and get troubleshooting. Replacing parts and hoping is usually more expensive and takes longer.
The reason I suggested this before is problems like you have will never get better...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By NotSoFresh
Just make sure only one of the steel things is...

Just make sure only one of the steel things is hardened. If you hit hard on hard, chips happen. Hammers are hardened so find or make a punch from something unhardened. I would find a carridge bolt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By NotSoFresh
If gasoline removed cured rtv easy, why would we...

If gasoline removed cured rtv easy, why would we use it to seal engines??
Permatex gasket remover will remove anything.
Also, no need to take pan to machine shop. It is sheet metal. Body shop is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By NotSoFresh
control pressurwe reg. It was on the diagram i...

control pressurwe reg.
It was on the diagram i posted a pic of, apparently the link died last night.......


you are looking for the CI system diagram.
Forum: website & board 02-06-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,532
Posted By NotSoFresh
will do

will do
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By NotSoFresh
Diagrams sent. Have fun......The answer is there...

Diagrams sent. Have fun......The answer is there but it can be a myndfunk.....;-)

You think you have it bad, you should have seen fridgidaire, therealmarks 740 when he got it. switches and wires...
Forum: website & board 02-06-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,532
Posted By NotSoFresh
http://forums.turbobricks.com/ I dont think I...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/
I dont think I have ever purposely gone to tbforums. I have always used turbobricks.com. I also frequently search the site with google and all of those entries seem to...
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