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Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-01-2022, 03:03 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
Oh damn...that's a total game changer, not just...

Oh damn...that's a total game changer, not just for us but for a lot of brands! There's stuff out there for using the ostrich and burner to tune my Dodge even....wow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,330
Posted By gsellstr
I hope they stepped up their quality. Maval used...

I hope they stepped up their quality. Maval used to be good stuff but they tanked in quality a while back. Put one in the 850 back around 2013, lasted a year before it blew a seal. Given the work...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By gsellstr
Having installed the BNE 'budget' mounts in mine,...

Having installed the BNE 'budget' mounts in mine, man, the handling improvement alone is worth it with no real NVH issues after a few years. Had one bearing fail premature, got a new on in there, no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely grease the hell out of poly if you go...

Definitely grease the hell out of poly if you go that route, or some soapy water for the rubber ones to make your life easier...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, this.

Yup, this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By gsellstr
Strange for sure. I've got EBC Yellow's in the...

Strange for sure. I've got EBC Yellow's in the rear, no issues at all. Same for 2/7/9 rear's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, all that is in the other thread as well. I...

Yup, all that is in the other thread as well. I actually mounted my relay on the intake manifold support bracket. Wires are maybe 6" long, nicely tucked away, and everything is fed straight from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By gsellstr
This should answer your questions OP. ...

This should answer your questions OP.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=263166
Forum: events 10-17-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely a small show, thanks to those who did...

Definitely a small show, thanks to those who did attend. Definitely will be some post-show discussions after that fiasco.
Forum: article composition 10-14-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 58,779
Posted By gsellstr
No break-in on mine other than light driving for...

No break-in on mine other than light driving for the first tank of gas.

Kenny... That really ain't right. Any chance the heads are too tight and binding or something?
Forum: article composition 10-13-2022, 01:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 58,779
Posted By gsellstr
Should be fine then. Definitely something ain't...

Should be fine then. Definitely something ain't right internally then. Next time you're bored, see if the axles don't slide in completely without having to force it that last little bit? PITA but...
Forum: article composition 10-12-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 58,779
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, the G80's required a shorter one to not add...

Yeah, the G80's required a shorter one to not add pressure to things in the diff. Not saying that's the case on the TT, but it's a concept at least, given the weird performance you've got going....
Forum: article composition 10-12-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 58,779
Posted By gsellstr
Locked while coasting sounds like a possibly...

Locked while coasting sounds like a possibly defective unit, or perhaps you have the longer axles in both sides forcing it to lock? By design locking under coasting doesn't make sense. All of mine...
Forum: events 10-11-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
The dirt lot will be open as well. We are...

The dirt lot will be open as well. We are charging $10 this year, to go towards a donation to the museum, but that also gets you entrance to the museum, which is $10.
There is also going to be...
Forum: events 10-10-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
See ya'll there!

See ya'll there!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By gsellstr
I believe those are the same for the 7/9. The...

I believe those are the same for the 7/9. The difference with the black/grey ones is they are a graphite impregnated one, where the white ones weren't.

I just had one fail on the wagon, ended up...
Forum: website & board 10-06-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By gsellstr
No issues here.

No issues here.
Forum: events 10-06-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
At least they aren't hated as much as WWD though.

At least they aren't hated as much as WWD though.
Forum: events 10-06-2022, 01:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
Sure glad I don't drive a 940 these days. Man,...

Sure glad I don't drive a 940 these days. Man, all this hate speech, it's like I'm on facebook or something.
Forum: events 10-04-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
At least I don't even own anything WWD,...

At least I don't even own anything WWD, AND...AND...every one of my vehicles runs and drives. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, yeah, somehow I missed the Yoshi adapter bit...

Wow, yeah, somehow I missed the Yoshi adapter bit there. That's WAY different than the NIW one I have. Really appreciate the NIW route now, so much easier to install and a cleaner look when done as...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, you went thru WAY more than I did to fit...

Wow, you went thru WAY more than I did to fit mine.

I grabbed an early TB which already had the fittings for evap. Pulled the throttle shaft, flipped it 180* and notched the other side of it for...
Forum: events 09-30-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
Good deal man!

Good deal man!
Forum: events 09-29-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
Good deal Jack. I'm crashing in Sac Friday and...

Good deal Jack. I'm crashing in Sac Friday and Saturday nights so I'll be down for a drive after.
Forum: events 09-29-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
Working on something Jack, got a discussion going...

Working on something Jack, got a discussion going with the planning committee. We gotta do something for sure though, even if it's after the meet.

You still wanna do the drive after?
Forum: events 09-28-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
Just a reminder this is coming up! Also for those...

Just a reminder this is coming up! Also for those planning to attend, please do make sure to RSVP, greatbasinvolvoclub@gmail.com.
Forum: article composition 09-24-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,893
Posted By gsellstr
Only snapped one pic but it was really just a...

Only snapped one pic but it was really just a flat piece of plate with the ball end from a spare link welded to one end. I measured c-c from the shaft hole to the ball center on a stock 230 TB and...
Forum: showroom 09-23-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,929
Posted By gsellstr
Just added some stuff to that thread as well,...

Just added some stuff to that thread as well, following my swap earlier this year.
Forum: article composition 09-23-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,893
Posted By gsellstr
Old thread, somehow missed that it was there but...

Old thread, somehow missed that it was there but I just went thru this route earlier in the year. If you look for the earlier 960 TB that includes the evap fittings on it, then you don't need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,746
Posted By gsellstr
Pssshh, what does that guy know....lol

Pssshh, what does that guy know....lol
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,746
Posted By gsellstr
I've run a handful over the years. Went from the...

I've run a handful over the years. Went from the 13c to 15g to HE341 to HE351 to GT2871R to GTX2867 Gen 2 (current). I really do like the 2867, pretty quick to spool (well, at lower elevations...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 36,791
Posted By gsellstr
I'm on a GTX2867 Gen 2 with an ATP T3 .63...

I'm on a GTX2867 Gen 2 with an ATP T3 .63 housing. Garrett doesn't make a T3 housing for the GT28 but ATP does, nicely done. I'm fighting a little of the same, going from sea level to 4000' I...
Forum: events 09-13-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,774
Posted By gsellstr
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,816
Posted By gsellstr
Same price as FCP but supporting the little guy....

Same price as FCP but supporting the little guy. Nice!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,816
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, so, that video isn't even remotely...

Yeah, so, that video isn't even remotely applicable in any way to the 2/7/9 series. If you watch the video, it describes a 1pc strut housing/cartridge, rather than the 2/7/9 style with a replaceable...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,816
Posted By gsellstr
They who? Koni, FCP, or TS? Never heard of that,...

They who? Koni, FCP, or TS? Never heard of that, haven't had a need to modify the Koni's as they are direct replacements.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,816
Posted By gsellstr
8641-1246 for the struts. FCP has them, I've...

8641-1246 for the struts. FCP has them, I've bought from tunersports.com a handful of times over the years, saves some cash, never had an issue dealing with them, but FCP may offer a lifetime...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,816
Posted By gsellstr
I'll second the Koni's. Never run the SRT's but...

I'll second the Koni's. Never run the SRT's but I've run the yellows, have them in mine with first gen IPD springs (TME's, not the current ones), and I gotta say, I really like the ride, for handling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By gsellstr
Assuming you're talking pre-73 here, just for the...

Assuming you're talking pre-73 here, just for the record?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2022, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,655
Posted By gsellstr
MAF doesn't read pressure, it only reads airflow....

MAF doesn't read pressure, it only reads airflow. Fuel cut is based on a certain amount of airflow. 14psi at sea level will have a far different reading from the MAF than 14psi at 6000'.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,655
Posted By gsellstr
That wire is irrelevant if you're using a turbo...

That wire is irrelevant if you're using a turbo ECU, as it's not connected internally, even though it's in the harness. Depending on what ECU and what injectors, are you running the proper impedance?...
Forum: website & board 08-19-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,095
Posted By gsellstr
Not sure at this point. I've added this to the...

Not sure at this point. I've added this to the mod panel as well, just gotta get Dana to take a deeper dive into it.
Forum: website & board 08-18-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,095
Posted By gsellstr
Doesn't make a difference tagging. It's something...

Doesn't make a difference tagging. It's something on the backend perhaps, following the work Dana's been doing.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,676
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, I can confirm everything was setup proper...

Yeah, I can confirm everything was setup proper but it definitely shook that motor pretty good. Also didn't wake up until pretty late compared to the IPD. It was even degree'd when installed.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By gsellstr
That's kinda what I was wondering in terms of...

That's kinda what I was wondering in terms of being close enough on that. I can't imagine that minimal difference would be enough to cause an issue, since they are oversized anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,975
Posted By gsellstr
There is the advantage of going beehive's for...

There is the advantage of going beehive's for stability at higher RPM as well though, just throwing it out there.

Dunno what the springs are in my SPM head, but I'm going to swap them out with...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,997
Posted By gsellstr
Same here, 2-3psi.

Same here, 2-3psi.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By gsellstr
What is the mismatch you're seeing? I'm curious,...

What is the mismatch you're seeing? I'm curious, as I've not heard that mentioned, and the spacing was damn close by the naked eye on the 230 gasket to ford plate.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By gsellstr
For the driveshaft swap, since you want to stay...

For the driveshaft swap, since you want to stay 2pc, take a look at the Spicer center bearing that's floating around, forget the part number now, but VB242 did a post on it a while back, several...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Mike, see if you can locate one for the...

I'm with Mike, see if you can locate one for the 2.3 Ford's. My old shop in Sac had one on hand as well.
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