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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:29 PM
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Posted By cosbySweater
prv 3 inch maf and 50lb injectors

prv 3 inch maf and 50lb injectors
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 183,586
Posted By cosbySweater
It's not going to break. I drove my redblock with...

It's not going to break. I drove my redblock with 3 bent rods for years with no issues. Just run it and get another long block situated for it. The link ecus are pretty cool as well. My friend is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 858
Posted By cosbySweater
Have you tried running it without a boost source...

Have you tried running it without a boost source to the wastegate?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 309,844
Posted By cosbySweater
Ya those stainless manifolds are known for...

Ya those stainless manifolds are known for burning up wires
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
My aluminum motor is a lm4 so the older...

My aluminum motor is a lm4 so the older trailblazer/envoy engine. It has 706 heads on it. Yea cam bearings are a common issue on these things but honestly what I've found is the cam retainer plate...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea those wheels are great and extremely cheap....

Yea those wheels are great and extremely cheap. Vision 571s on summit
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 309,844
Posted By cosbySweater
its a efi engine, they like to run hotter, 210 is...

its a efi engine, they like to run hotter, 210 is totally normal on these. hell my old c4 vette normal operating temp was 230 and the fans wouldnt come on till 236. if you take it to the track just...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Haha thanks, can't wait to get it dialed in and...

Haha thanks, can't wait to get it dialed in and take it to the track!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 183,586
Posted By cosbySweater
Ahhh gotcha. Ms3x?

Ahhh gotcha. Ms3x?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Worked on the 244 a bit last weekend, ever since...

Worked on the 244 a bit last weekend, ever since before Davis I've noticed the car had some intermittent lack of power issues. After the swap to the 5.3 I knew there was going to be a bit of a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 183,586
Posted By cosbySweater
Probably kicked the headgasket on number 4. You...

Probably kicked the headgasket on number 4. You should be fine. You still running 2.4? May want to pull a little bit of timing at peak torque.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By cosbySweater
I found a Volvo 740 at the junkyard once with a...

I found a Volvo 740 at the junkyard once with a 318 swapped in it. I'm sure it can be done
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 309,844
Posted By cosbySweater
What does the temp sit around during normal...

What does the temp sit around during normal driving? mine sits around 185-190 max. except when i get stuck in super ****ty bay area traffic for hours on end, ive seen it get nuclear hot a few times...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 309,844
Posted By cosbySweater
At least the engine won't break as many times as...

At least the engine won't break as many times as the 16vt did
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,117
Posted By cosbySweater
this isn't the 60s, you have a after market ecu,...

this isn't the 60s, you have a after market ecu, just get it tuned and run the higher compression. it will be so much nicer to drive. no need to knock your compression into the ****ter
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,346
Posted By cosbySweater
Fwiw I made my own ats brembo adapters and used...

Fwiw I made my own ats brembo adapters and used wilwood shims to dial them in so they are dead straight, OEM ac Delco pads and Volvo rotors from the parts house that I chucked up in the brake lathe...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Took apart the 6.0 finally, it was just tired...

Took apart the 6.0 finally, it was just tired after all that hard abuse, this thing did hold up extremely well!
http://i.imgur.com/V0eeU7S.jpg (https://imgur.com/V0eeU7S)...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
It's a AMC gremlin with a 390 AMC V8 swapped in it

It's a AMC gremlin with a 390 AMC V8 swapped in it
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Welp Volvo self healed. Haven't driven it much...

Welp Volvo self healed. Haven't driven it much but I got another cool car with another tbricker

http://i.imgur.com/VHOX0LG.jpg (https://imgur.com/VHOX0LG)
http://i.imgur.com/dDE7RNk.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 88,603
Posted By cosbySweater
Is that my old engine???

Is that my old engine???
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,231
Posted By cosbySweater
Checked cam timing?

Checked cam timing?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 293,626
Posted By cosbySweater
Leave the oil filter loose and install a k&n...

Leave the oil filter loose and install a k&n filter. It will be perfect
Forum: events 06-20-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By cosbySweater
if the car model was made in the through the 80s...

if the car model was made in the through the 80s and 90s its okay. so all 240s are okay
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Yep after hammering on it for a bit. I'm guessing...

Yep after hammering on it for a bit. I'm guessing cam bearing. If I didn't have bad luck with these on initial fire up I would have no luck at all
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Yep! Considering it was cheaper then a extremely...

Yep! Considering it was cheaper then a extremely clean 245. I'm totally fine with that
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Welp swapped engines, car felt great. Then it...

Welp swapped engines, car felt great. Then it lost oil pressure. Haha engines coming back out. Bought another car and unloading some of the projects.

http://i.imgur.com/Rq42NLb.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,874
Posted By cosbySweater
T cam

T cam
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
It idles like the ls1 cam. It's really nice

It idles like the ls1 cam. It's really nice
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,607
Posted By cosbySweater
the crankshaft on my original 5.3 i swapped in...

the crankshaft on my original 5.3 i swapped in was all kinds of ****ed up and bent. shattered the oil pump
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
so far so good with the 5.3 in. after all of the...

so far so good with the 5.3 in. after all of the work ive done to it i will say with this true turbo cam in the car it is so much nicer to drive. it is much quieter at idle and feels alot better...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,621
Posted By cosbySweater
We just ordered one for a c30 with a lq9 swap....

We just ordered one for a c30 with a lq9 swap. Looks super nice so far
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
I have no idea. It was running so bad and had...

I have no idea. It was running so bad and had insane blow by and today I started it and it was fine. Oh well. Aluminum 5.3 is in and almost ready to drive
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Because I'm going to lift it and shift it. Also...

Because I'm going to lift it and shift it. Also in other news.the 6.0 seems to have healed itself by sitting in the street for a month. Very mysterious
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 124,815
Posted By cosbySweater
is your fuel filter mounted right above the down...

is your fuel filter mounted right above the down pipe? because if so, thats a fantastic idea
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
it is, no plans on positive pressure so it should...

it is, no plans on positive pressure so it should be okay, but if it breaks, it will not be shocked.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,607
Posted By cosbySweater
what cam do you have? also are you sure the...

what cam do you have? also are you sure the converter is seated properly? my 6.0 with a stock cam was smoother then any redblock ive ever owned with the sts mounts installed. I had vibrations in mine...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
yea it would probably be best to store it since...

yea it would probably be best to store it since unless you have a standalone that 80e is completely worthless
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea it should be nice. I'm not gonna push for a...

Yea it should be nice. I'm not gonna push for a bunch more horsepower I honestly think just swapping the long block and cam will be good enough for now. The plan after I swap in the 5.3 is to get a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,855
Posted By cosbySweater
Yeaaaa that sounds like 100% user error imo

Yeaaaa that sounds like 100% user error imo
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea I'm going to have to upgrade the AC system to...

Yea I'm going to have to upgrade the AC system to a receiver drier system before I swap it. This wagon is odd it's a 91 but has the older ac system in it, no abs and no egr. I had fun mobbing it...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Engine is now finished. Bought a extra set of...

Engine is now finished. Bought a extra set of manifolds and oil pan for it because i have a feeling the stock wagon is going to get swapped at some point. It will be non turbo, however the plan is to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,779
Posted By cosbySweater
hey there! didn't have a chance to meet everyone...

hey there! didn't have a chance to meet everyone there this year. the car by my estimation and weight is making around 600ish whp at 12lbs of boost. the gtx4202r is a great turbo for what I use the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
http://i.imgur.com/wGGGQui.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/wGGGQui.jpg (https://imgur.com/wGGGQui)
http://i.imgur.com/MQoLwqw.jpg (https://imgur.com/MQoLwqw)

There is the comparison. New springs retainers pring plates and seals
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Due to a really ****ty personal situation it's...

Due to a really ****ty personal situation it's taking longer then I want. Here are the new springs! Got them in at lunch and found the stock pushrods are the perfect length. So I ordered a set of...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Yep!!!!

Yep!!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Got some cometic headgaskets for it. ...

Got some cometic headgaskets for it.

http://i.imgur.com/MbmYQxV.jpg (https://imgur.com/MbmYQxV)

At 10 dollars it was a total steal ;)

http://i.imgur.com/TfAUoUh.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,297
Posted By cosbySweater
Nice! I'm working on one of those now. My buddy...

Nice! I'm working on one of those now. My buddy bought a explorer with a 5.0 and we are swapping the whole drivetrain in it. Cool cars for sure
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
picture dump, been busy with it, rotating...

picture dump, been busy with it, rotating assembly is done, waiting on the rest of the parts.
http://i.imgur.com/KYXfe6j.jpg (https://imgur.com/KYXfe6j)
http://i.imgur.com/VhgOG76.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Finished the other bank, Inspected everything....

Finished the other bank, Inspected everything. Looks really nice. All the rings were pretty tight so I opened them up to about .028 for the top and bottom. Have all the pistons sitting in a chemical...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,265
Posted By cosbySweater
Lol no

Lol no
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