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Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 964
Posted By 2turbotoys
The only valve in a 7/9 turbo vacuum system goes...

The only valve in a 7/9 turbo vacuum system goes to the climate control hose.

This might be an obvious statement, but if you had a lot of engine wear it would manifest as a lot of smoke on...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 202,544
Posted By 2turbotoys
Pretty true. Prioritizing the subsystems is...

Pretty true. Prioritizing the subsystems is really important, setting and sticking to a realistic end goal (sounds like you have that), and careful planning would be my advice.

I spent too much...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looks like fun, nice score

Looks like fun, nice score
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,021
Posted By 2turbotoys
What voltage are the pumps getting? As close to...

What voltage are the pumps getting? As close to the pump as you can measure.

dl242gt is giving some good advice. I had a K Jet problem. I bought the Greenbooks, rented the Volvo fuel pressure...
Forum: showroom 07-19-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,509,799
Posted By 2turbotoys
Found this in For Sale, never saw one before so I...

Found this in For Sale, never saw one before so I had to have it. The mounting plate for will probably have to be made. Thanks to hiperforauto for the last pic showing it mounted in the spare tire. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 202,544
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have a couple black gloveboxes, but probably...

I have a couple black gloveboxes, but probably not worth sending them across the country. Redwood Chair can get you one I bet. He sent me one.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 202,544
Posted By 2turbotoys
That looks better, nice work. Are you putting the...

That looks better, nice work. Are you putting the full dash back in?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,409
Posted By 2turbotoys
On newer cars, I would just use a handheld flash...

On newer cars, I would just use a handheld flash tuner. I have one for my V50 T5, takes 3 minutes or so to set it back to a stock tune. Rica iSoftloader
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,021
Posted By 2turbotoys
Usually the problem is the relay burning up, I...

Usually the problem is the relay burning up, I wired a heavy duty relay for the pumps, it was turned on by the factory relay. That car is now converted to an LS swap.

On my 79 242, I got rid of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,021
Posted By 2turbotoys
Is the fuel pressure pump working? The one under...

Is the fuel pressure pump working? The one under the car near the rear tire. The in tank one is a lift pump to feed the second pump. If the second pump isn't working it can kill the in tank pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By 2turbotoys
I put a much larger pump in the tank, and used a...

I put a much larger pump in the tank, and used a bulkhead fitting for the pump wires. Not a TB cheap option but separates the sending unit from the pump. Was about $140 but they have options.
Here...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had carbon fiber synchros installed and another...

I had carbon fiber synchros installed and another mod which I forget, brass something or other in there.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
No problem I have a Ford 9", Yukon Gear ring...

No problem

I have a Ford 9", Yukon Gear ring and pinion 3.89, Detroit tru trac, no driveshaft or axles yet. I also need to get a 3rd member case and parts still.

Everyone here will tell you to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
Just looked back through emails, crossmember is...

Just looked back through emails, crossmember is older Yoshifab.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had to grind a bit out of the front of shifter...

I had to grind a bit out of the front of shifter hole, but if that happens to you, it's for a different reason. As far as the transmission tunnel, it fit great with no hammering but of course I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
The mounting system is a T5 crossmember, these...

The mounting system is a T5 crossmember, these are made by https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240 and https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/t56-t5-transmission-mount-for-volvo-240-v8-swap, with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have a TKO 600 but not on a redblock.

I have a TKO 600 but not on a redblock.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 49,824
Posted By 2turbotoys
LS swap it

LS swap it
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 202,544
Posted By 2turbotoys
I hear that, since it drives, enjoy it till they...

I hear that, since it drives, enjoy it till they show up.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 202,544
Posted By 2turbotoys
I've been waiting over 2 1/2 years for my rear...

I've been waiting over 2 1/2 years for my rear coil overs and trailing arms to arrive. If they showed up I would send you a set of TME coils.

Hope you get motivated again, it's a cool build.
Forum: showroom 07-05-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2turbotoys
People don't flash you now? I have a set of the...

People don't flash you now? I have a set of the 100/80 bulbs with high temp harness and relay setup. I didn't use it yet because they are not street legal and I absolutely hate have super bright...
Forum: showroom 07-05-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By 2turbotoys
So it clunks over bumps a little, no big deal :-P

So it clunks over bumps a little, no big deal :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By 2turbotoys
+1^^^ Ox gard is really good stuff.

+1^^^ Ox gard is really good stuff.
Forum: showroom 07-04-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By 2turbotoys
That is a nice looking wheel though. Too bad they...

That is a nice looking wheel though. Too bad they didn't make it larger. Kind of weird they put all the specs on the outside where you can see it. Makes it look like someone put it on backwards, that...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,370
Posted By 2turbotoys
I did a modified log, but if you are a self...

I did a modified log, but if you are a self proclaimed cheapskate and can't weld, it's not an option. This thing worked awesome, the only thing I would change is use bolts instead of studs.
...
Forum: showroom 06-30-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By 2turbotoys
Oh, that is not a good idea. Zev Fisher I have an...

Oh, that is not a good idea. Zev Fisher I have an extra original correct coin tray if you want one. PM me if interested.
Forum: showroom 06-30-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By 2turbotoys
You can just loosen the center dash section...

You can just loosen the center dash section enough to slide/tilt it back enough to slide that trim piece out and slide the coin tray in. It's harder to describe than actually do. Takes 5 minutes or...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,958
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hope you make it! That is exciting, I can't even...

Hope you make it! That is exciting, I can't even have a deadline. Did you see my bulkhead fitting after I finished it? Went pretty well I think.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,958
Posted By 2turbotoys
Interesting fuel pump setup, looks easier than...

Interesting fuel pump setup, looks easier than what I did. Great score on the drill press! I am still "storing" one for a friend who had no place for it 15 years ago.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 295,763
Posted By 2turbotoys
Another mini update. While thinking about a way...

Another mini update. While thinking about a way to attach the fuel pump, since this is TB, zip ties come to mind first. I found broken rotted zip ties in the bottom of fuel tanks before, so that was...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 295,763
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had planned on running -8 hose from the tank to...

I had planned on running -8 hose from the tank to the surge tank in the front, and it worked out to about $300 for enough hose and 4 ends. Before everyone used the events of the past year for an...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,839
Posted By 2turbotoys
Cool car! That interior looks nice in the pics.

Cool car! That interior looks nice in the pics.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 295,763
Posted By 2turbotoys
I got my Radium bulkhead fitting today, woohoo!...

I got my Radium bulkhead fitting today, woohoo! Some progress at least. I drilled the hole with a step bit, then ground it to the final size with my Dremel and a grinding stone. 0.6" is what you...
Forum: website & board 06-23-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: website & board 06-23-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome, are you referring to the throttle body?...

Welcome, are you referring to the throttle body? Its rare to have to replace one, a good cleaning and new gasket is usually what they need.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,347
Posted By 2turbotoys
That is way too much difference to blame on the...

That is way too much difference to blame on the tires. Tires would cause 2-3 mph off, not 13 mph. Try the calculator link:

https://tiresize.com/speedometer-calibration/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,258
Posted By 2turbotoys
Denatured alcohol is worth a shot, it's pretty...

Denatured alcohol is worth a shot, it's pretty handy to have around anyway. I use it to do the final clean on parts before painting.
Forum: showroom 06-19-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 243,617
Posted By 2turbotoys
I don't do any bigger jobs at home anymore,...

I don't do any bigger jobs at home anymore, spoiled by the shop lift and smooth concrete floors haha.

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,258
Posted By 2turbotoys
Silicone blades come with a little tube of...

Silicone blades come with a little tube of silicone stuff to apply, pain in the butt. I would try the Rain-X ones since you started in that direction.

Obviously the clay bar will remove what you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,258
Posted By 2turbotoys
Have you tried a clay bar on the glass? Get it...

Have you tried a clay bar on the glass? Get it super clean. Make sure you don't use washer fluid with Rain-x or other stuff in it.

If you use silicone or Rain-X on the window you need the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 295,763
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ah, that makes sense. I would confirm that...

Ah, that makes sense. I would confirm that though.

Ya, I have a bunch of Radium stuff. It's all very nice, but not cheap. The one in the link only needs a .6" hole so that is nice also.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 295,763
Posted By 2turbotoys
What holds it in place? Looks like there is no...

What holds it in place? Looks like there is no retainer or anything.

I'm looking at this:
http://www.radiumauto.com/Bulkhead-Fuel-Pump-Harness-and-Connectors-P682.aspx

but the prices...
It...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 295,763
Posted By 2turbotoys
I should mention that I will not be running that...

I should mention that I will not be running that pump on those tiny little stock wires. Currently searching for a nice bulkhead fitting to mount through the flange. Might be back to Radium for that,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,174
Posted By 2turbotoys
I use the OBDII dongle from Amazon, and Torque...

I use the OBDII dongle from Amazon, and Torque Pro app for Android phones, it's less than $30. It only does engine codes. If you want all codes from the rest of the car, you need something more...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 295,763
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had 8AN fittings welded to the stock sending...

I had 8AN fittings welded to the stock sending unit, and about to put the Aeromotive pump in. It's 340 lph Stealth series pump to feed the surge tank pumps. Fuel system is getting close, I just need...
Forum: showroom 06-12-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,732
Posted By 2turbotoys
I bought new lenses. I have a couple NOS ones, a...

I bought new lenses. I have a couple NOS ones, a pair from swedish-lamps-for-less on ebay, and the white/red pair from Skandix.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,864
Posted By 2turbotoys
If it is an original float I would get it back,...

If it is an original float I would get it back, they are way better than aftermarket. If it's aftermarket leaving it in there doesn't hurt anything. Unless you need it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,864
Posted By 2turbotoys
It does fit in there, have to keep rotating and...

It does fit in there, have to keep rotating and trying slight angles.

I dropped a float once and managed to grab it before it went off to the side.

At least its the float, I dropped a filter...
Forum: showroom 05-30-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,732
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks! I painted the outside one of the housings...

Thanks! I painted the outside one of the housings and don't like how it turned out, so I have to do more sanding and maybe a skim coat of filler on it.
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