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Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
Posted By T-RAN
My last '83 turbo with a VERY basic setup put...

My last '83 turbo with a VERY basic setup put down 187hp/193tq with a slipping clutch. Just picked up an '81 turbo recently. Shooting for 230-250hp range with proper intake/exhaust/intercooler/black...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,357
Posted By T-RAN
Simon, what's the oil capacity of Da Bomb oil pan...

Simon, what's the oil capacity of Da Bomb oil pan vs stock?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,357
Posted By T-RAN
Going to resurrect your thread Eric???

Going to resurrect your thread Eric???
Forum: showroom 01-21-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 94,933
Posted By T-RAN
I've had 2. A '79 I bought for dirt cheap in...

I've had 2. A '79 I bought for dirt cheap in Oregon and eventually sold it to a lady that worked at IPD. It was her baby for a few months before she got t-boned and it got totaled out. Then I also...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,948
Posted By T-RAN
So what are our options for upgrading our 16v...

So what are our options for upgrading our 16v valve springs nowadays? The 4.6 springs that are an improvement over stock but still may not have enough seat pressure under certain boost/RPMs, ...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 287,735
Posted By T-RAN
"That's Mr. Mother F*cker Jones to you!" Lol... ...

"That's Mr. Mother F*cker Jones to you!" Lol...
Jeff, just keep building cars, Mr. Jones keep handing people their asses on the track, and everyone else just chill out and enjoy the show. :drama:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By T-RAN
I haven't seen anyone selling getrag adapters for...

I haven't seen anyone selling getrag adapters for vert mount? Maybe you can point me in the right direction? I know it's not the most desirable tranny nowadays, but I got it years back and am just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By T-RAN
Ah, I see the picture now. How did you level the...

Ah, I see the picture now. How did you level the motor? Oil pan off and level the bottom of the block?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By T-RAN
You measured it at 20*. Was that with new mounts...

You measured it at 20*. Was that with new mounts and a perfectly level floor? Tires pressures the same? Wheel arches same height off the floor? There are a lot of variables to throw a measurement...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By T-RAN
Question Redblock slant is how many degrees?

I'm having a bellhousing adapter made to reclock the engine and trans for vert mount. Does anyone recall how many degrees our redblocks are slanted? I vaguely recall reading that it is 15*, but I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,222
Posted By T-RAN
Michael! Shame on you!!! MVP is a no no... It's...

Michael! Shame on you!!! MVP is a no no... It's M&W in Tigard that has the connection with The V Shop. I worked at The V Shop for 3 years. I'd still be there if I didn't move out of state... I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By T-RAN
T cam

T cam
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,334
Posted By T-RAN
More pics of engine build?

More pics of engine build?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 287,735
Posted By T-RAN
This build is seriously making me question the...

This build is seriously making me question the 16vt build I'm piecing together for my 142... Also, those VW/scubie swaps are making me think of ways to talk my Sister out of her '58 Bettle ragtop. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,543
Posted By T-RAN
You don't have an extra Team Dynamics Motorsport...

You don't have an extra Team Dynamics Motorsport wheel I can buy, do you? ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By T-RAN
I think the OP is referring to the crank gear...

I think the OP is referring to the crank gear shearing the key off in high torque applications? Or is he talking about just the width aspect, I don't know?
Forum: showroom 05-12-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,584
Posted By T-RAN
Got to love Pacific City!

Got to love Pacific City!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,844
Posted By T-RAN
My B21ft was running 0.050 off the head, zero off...

My B21ft was running 0.050 off the head, zero off the block, with a 0.027 cometic and didn't have any t-belt tension issues. Weird. Sorry, I know that didn't help you. Good luck!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By T-RAN
I loved my V cam b21ft('83 242). Made 183hp/192tq...

I loved my V cam b21ft('83 242). Made 183hp/192tq with stock turbo pushing 13psi and a slipping clutch.
Forum: showroom 04-11-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,793
Posted By T-RAN
I just checked out this '78 GT yesterday,...

I just checked out this '78 GT yesterday, http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/3652005192.html
The two kids that have it have their heads up there rears and were asking for the moon. They already...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 139,907
Posted By T-RAN
Enjoy!

Enjoy!
Forum: showroom 01-07-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,337
Views: 632,400
Posted By T-RAN
So I've had some of these cool items listed...

So I've had some of these cool items listed through this thread, but my favorite is this Mallory Unilite distributor. It was used to replace the white capped Chrysler distributors....
Forum: showroom 08-11-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,873
Posted By T-RAN
Nice looking HD, but I can't help but think of...

Nice looking HD, but I can't help but think of what kind upgrades you could have done to your GT with that dough.;-)
Forum: showroom 08-09-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,182
Posted By T-RAN
Does having a HUUUGE box of shiny parts and a '72...

Does having a HUUUGE box of shiny parts and a '72 142 waiting for them count? :oops: Moving states, into a smaller garage, and having a second baby girl(3 months and 21 months) has put my project on...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 32,833
Posted By T-RAN
You should post your drag videos Eric!

You should post your drag videos Eric!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 35,963
Posted By T-RAN
Quote: Have you considered running a CAS DSM...

Quote:
Have you considered running a CAS DSM adapter? Yoshifab makes a slick unit.

There's hardly any room behind the engine. Will need to make something at the cam later on to run the engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 36,755
Posted By T-RAN
Does gas/paint thinner not have any ill affects...

Does gas/paint thinner not have any ill affects on the carbon fiber? Any specs on the rest of the car? Rad Build! BTW, this thread is showroom worthy if not project/resto worthy. May want to have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,552
Posted By T-RAN
Thread back from the dead! Looking forward to...

Thread back from the dead! Looking forward to seeing some progress.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By T-RAN
^That's actually how we got into this...

^That's actually how we got into this predicament. For these to be redone properly, he'd have to have a 142 to do some test fits on, which apparently didn't happen. These definitely could have been...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By T-RAN
Got it in with a pair of 240 rubber engine...

Got it in with a pair of 240 rubber engine mounts, the offset ones. I cut off the locating pins off the mounts so it would sit flush. Just like mechaniman said, this setup isn't true vertical. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By T-RAN
^I'm in a major time crunch, so the sooner the...

^I'm in a major time crunch, so the sooner the better. I'm moving in five weeks and need to get this engine mounted in so I can take it to RSI to have a header built. I was under the assumption that...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By T-RAN
Question yoshifab 142 engine mount adapters

Has anyone had any issues using these? I tried to install my mock-up motor last night and had some fitment issues. It seems the rubber motor mounts are not spaced wide enough at their stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,650
Posted By T-RAN
Get that outer portion of the cam gear hard...

Get that outer portion of the cam gear hard anodized before you run it long term...
Forum: showroom 02-16-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 42,512
Posted By T-RAN
The trim looks great! I'm glad you could make...

The trim looks great! I'm glad you could make that work. Your build just keeps getting better and better!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By T-RAN
No instructions came with it. ^That all make...

No instructions came with it. ^That all make sense though. Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By T-RAN
Question Getrag adapter fitment issues?

Has anyone else has alignment issues with there RSI getrag adapter? Or has everyone else been able to just bolt everything together without having to modify anything? It seems that the four tranny to...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,314
Posted By T-RAN
Not a movie but a tv show. This is F^^KING...

Not a movie but a tv show. This is F^^KING hilarious! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tcp27gYf-Cc
7 series gets some action!
Forum: showroom 02-09-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By T-RAN
Thanks for the input! I wonder how strong they...

Thanks for the input! I wonder how strong they are?
Forum: showroom 02-09-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By T-RAN
I had intentions of using them one day, but...

I had intentions of using them one day, but decided to stop hoarding parts and focus on one project at a time.



Basically. I parted it out, then the car has gone to **** just sitting there. I...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By T-RAN
Can anyone ID those rods? Stock B21 rods,...

Can anyone ID those rods? Stock B21 rods, early/late B230 rods, aftermarket? Thanks.
Forum: showroom 02-08-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 42,512
Posted By T-RAN
I have some trim you if you want to pull it. Or...

I have some trim you if you want to pull it. Or better yet, you should bribe Pat to pull it because he lives a few blocks away from me. I don't know if my 242 turbo trim is good enough for you...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By T-RAN
Relics from days past....TRS-USA

So back in 2007 when I was living in Phoenix, my '81 244 got totaled. So the search for a new ride started. I ended up finding a heavily modded '80 242 GT down in Tucson. A buddy drove me down to...
Forum: showroom 12-13-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By T-RAN
So everyone knows that the T6 trans is a GM...

So everyone knows that the T6 trans is a GM tranny. From what I hear, is that Volvo had GM make some changes to the internals and that the Volvo tannys didn't have the same quality control as the GM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By T-RAN
There was an additional rubber cap on both ends....

There was an additional rubber cap on both ends. I took it back today, and they said the mark was from the tool they use to press the filter in. They re-flowed it, which checked out OK, replaced the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By T-RAN
Question Damaged fuel injector?

So I'm in the process of getting my new '99 S70 T-5 running. Bought it with a burnt valve. While I had the head at the machine shop, I sent out the fuel injectors to get cleaned(car has 178K miles)....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By T-RAN
Thanks J. I was going to shoot you a text if this...

Thanks J. I was going to shoot you a text if this didn't get any responses.
Consider it leveled.:)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By T-RAN
Through Google image searches, it looks like '98...

Through Google image searches, it looks like '98 and '99 exhaust ports have this bump, but not the 2000s.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By T-RAN
Question White block exhaust port Q:

So my 242 got totaled out a while ago, so I've been forced to upgrade my DD. I bought a '99 S70 T5 with a burnt exhaust valve. I've had the head rebuilt and I'm ready to start putting it back...
Forum: showroom 11-15-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,028
Posted By T-RAN
^ That's one of the stupidest comments I've ever...

^ That's one of the stupidest comments I've ever read on TB.:roll:

Looking forward to more pics/progress. This thread is giving me the push I need to start my similar project. Good job and thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,282
Posted By T-RAN
Got a new brain among things. Today it awoke from...

Got a new brain among things. Today it awoke from its slumber with a roar, but is now purring like a kitten. Updates to come at some point I'm sure.:grrr:
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