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Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By HiSPL
You can typically buy an entire non-running...

You can typically buy an entire non-running 960/S90 pretty cheap and that will give you quite a few parts you'll need. Because it's more than just the oil pan. You'll have to figure out how chop the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,154
Posted By HiSPL
There is a 2.95 first gear T5 out there. Or buy...

There is a 2.95 first gear T5 out there. Or buy the gear set and install it.

With a shorter rear gear the 2.95 makes first gear actually usable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By HiSPL
Anyone adapted a console/armrest from another car?

Just wondering if you've done, heard, or seen an armrest and console from anything else fitted to a 240. My original is falling apart like dry cornbread. If I'm going to spend money fixing it I'd...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,207
Posted By HiSPL
Does anyone know what the stock pipes are made...

Does anyone know what the stock pipes are made of? Stainless? 300 series maybe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By HiSPL
Thats probably OK. This car shoudl be in the...

Thats probably OK. This car shoudl be in the junkyard already, but it keeps trucking along. I just need a speedo to get it registered for another year.

It got beat pretty hard by hail this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By HiSPL
Anecdotal evidence says you can replace the DIM...

Anecdotal evidence says you can replace the DIM if the 4 numbers on the build sticker match. A lot of times even smae model/same year cars will have a different sticker on the DIM and they don't...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,154
Posted By HiSPL
Also, shaving the head a mm is always safe in a...

Also, shaving the head a mm is always safe in a redblock, using stock cams. Many people have done more than 1mm, and/or some people do high lift cams plus 1mm shave and they are fine. The stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,154
Posted By HiSPL
These low compression motors don't make a ton of...

These low compression motors don't make a ton of exhaust noise in the first place. It's more important to pipe it out the back of the car than to have xxx mufflers in place.

I'm doing a short...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By HiSPL
Thanks, I'll check that. Going to the...

Thanks, I'll check that.


Going to the yard tomorrow to see if there's a compatible DIM. Hopefully can get this turd legal again for a little while longer. Actually it runs fantastic. Just has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By HiSPL
Huh. Weird. I took the DIM out and tried...

Huh. Weird.


I took the DIM out and tried to poke, prod, and bend the PCB to see if anything came to life. No luck. But something interesting happened.

I tried to lock the doors with no DIM in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By HiSPL
V70 module probs

My daughters 03 V70 has an issue. The rear doors and the hatch no longer lock/unlock with the central locking system. Windows go up and down, just the locks are wonky. They all worked and then they...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
Meh. The combo of the JV flywheel and the bigger...

Meh. The combo of the JV flywheel and the bigger PP will still be less than the stock dogdish junk all total.

I know I don't need it, but I might get a wild hair and decide to turbo this thing...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
I am. I haven't bought anything else for...

I am.

I haven't bought anything else for the clutch pack yet. Waiting to get the cool stuff in, then measure and figure out what other parts I need and how much it's gonna cost me. I'd like to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
Awesome. Googling the part number gets s me this...

Awesome. Googling the part number gets s me this post by sbabbs: https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5827165&postcount=7

And the link in that post gets me to this Pressure Plate:...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,154
Posted By HiSPL
Yes and? I think OP knows how unattainable...

Yes and?

I think OP knows how unattainable the Duett is by now.


If I were doing a full on swap, I would likely swap in a mustang WC T5. The M47 is not known to be the strongest thing in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
Not yet. I will measure it and photograph it as...

Not yet. I will measure it and photograph it as soon as it comes in.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
Well I don't know. It hasn't arrived from Canadia...

Well I don't know. It hasn't arrived from Canadia yet. I just know it's a Saab Pressure Plate. I thought I read somewhere that he was using the Viggen PP and I probably just assumed.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By HiSPL
Seat Heater Blue Snowflake AC Aux Lights ...

Seat Heater
Blue Snowflake AC
Aux Lights
Antenna disable

Or......

Get any industrial switch meant for heavy equipment and big truck. That is basically what the Volvo switches are anyway.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
Oooo-baby. You're the best. No matter what...

Oooo-baby.

You're the best. No matter what 240240 says about you.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
Thats what I was afraid of. You'd think...

Thats what I was afraid of.

You'd think living next to the 4th most populous city in the US, I'd have access to a shop like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By HiSPL
JohnV Flywheel, Viggen PP, What clutch?

So I'm going from a dog dish flywheel to one of JohnV's flat johnnies. It comes with the Viggen Pressure Plate.

For anyone that has run this setup on an M47 can you tell me what clutch disc you...
Forum: article composition 09-30-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 139,674
Posted By HiSPL
If you've got the dosh you can solve all the...

If you've got the dosh you can solve all the cracked liner problems by having this piece of art installed in your block....

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By HiSPL
I will most likely be cutting the triangles. ...

I will most likely be cutting the triangles.

I have plenty of regular mig wire if I can't get comfy with the stainless stuff. That was always the backup plan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By HiSPL
Mandrel bend kit, but each piece has a flare on...

Mandrel bend kit, but each piece has a flare on one end. Your typical ebay style generic kit with 2 of each bend and 2 straight pieces.

All 2.5" in/out. Cat, then shorty cherry bomb, then long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By HiSPL
Nope. Hoping to have enough to practice with. I...

Nope. Hoping to have enough to practice with. I bought some extra bits and pieces of tubing for practice.


I also scored a brand new in the box Magnaflow Hi-Flow Cat for 50 bucks here locally....
Forum: website & board 09-27-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,851
Posted By HiSPL
How true. Grandpa's car after Grandpa dies....

How true.

Grandpa's car after Grandpa dies. No AC and is loud and has no power seats. Junk it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By HiSPL
2lb spool of wire enough to weld a full exhaust?

Well is it?




Going from the down pipe to the rear bumper with a 2.5" stainless exhaust. I'm wondering if the small spool of stainless flux core wire is enough to do the job?

I'm thinking...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By HiSPL
Lack of VVT makes everything easier and cheaper...

Lack of VVT makes everything easier and cheaper to build and tune as well.

I have a set of the 204HP cams for sale right now in the marketplace. if you are looking.....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By HiSPL
So what is needed for a flat flywheel conversion?...

So what is needed for a flat flywheel conversion?


To be clear I don't expect to ever make more than 200 lbs/ft at the crank. And this is a daily driver that I also want to hoon in. That's why I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By HiSPL
Hold on a sec. Change of plans. I think I...

Hold on a sec. Change of plans.

I think I want to convert to a flat flywheel to save the rotational weight. STS has a South Bend Clutch kit for 350. I've used south bend clutches before and had...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By HiSPL
Is Spec the only "kinda" performance clutch out there?

I'm not going to +T my '88. I will be doing cam, exhaust, milled head, ignition, etc, etc. Plus I want to beat on it sometimes. I'd like to be able to chirp second gear and maybe do some aggressive...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,096
Posted By HiSPL
Because different is cool. I'd swap in a...

Because different is cool.

I'd swap in a Ford I6 small block 170-200-240 CI before I'd go to a whiteblock. On a duett anyway.

I'm a whiteblock fan, but it doesn't fit the design of this truck...
Forum: website & board 09-10-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,851
Posted By HiSPL
Low demand for parts and lots of high quality...

Low demand for parts and lots of high quality steel to be made in to chinese bulk freighters. Yards aren't holding on to them for any reasonable amount of time. Last one I saw only stayed in the yard...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By HiSPL
Yeah in other words, it's the actuator that...

Yeah in other words, it's the actuator that breaks. Not the clutches. And if you are drag racing it will be OK, but if you are road racing, drifting, daily driving, almost everything else, that...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,237
Posted By HiSPL
I'd keep the sway bar in the rear. In fact don't...

I'd keep the sway bar in the rear. In fact don't you want more sway in the rear and less in the front for doriftos?


I'm pretty sure your rear spring/shock combo just doesn't work. Bolbos are...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,237
Posted By HiSPL
Probably just less compression damping and more...

Probably just less compression damping and more rebound damping. Are the Summit shocks adjustable? My guess is that they aren't well matched to the rear springs.

Did you hang the 8.8 on the stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By HiSPL
Anybody use an old phone as a dash cam? What mount?

I have an extra Pixel3 sitting here and my only use for it right now is for Torque Pro, but I got to thinking it would be perfect as a dash cam too.

If you are using a phone as a dash cam, what...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 53,266
Posted By HiSPL
Hell of a score!

Hell of a score!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,824
Posted By HiSPL
The Poly doesn't really change much in the front...

The Poly doesn't really change much in the front as far as NVH goes. You'll feel it hit a little harder on potholes and stuff, but it also tracks straighter through the rough stuff. In normal highway...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,096
Posted By HiSPL
No experience, but I'd be looking for a B30 for...

No experience, but I'd be looking for a B30 for it if towing and tool hauling is in the cards. Bigger motor for more torques, plus the six will be smoother on the highway.

I'd most likely want to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By HiSPL
Perfect. Thanks :cheers:

Perfect. Thanks :cheers:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By HiSPL
Is there a list anywhere of AQ equipped boats?

Just wondering if anyone has or has found a basic list of which boats have Penta motors that would be useful for us. It would be cool to have a list to reference while surfing craigslist/FB...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,006
Posted By HiSPL
Use a Cherry Bomb in the middle and the...

Use a Cherry Bomb in the middle and the Flowmaster at the end. Or the other way around.

You don't say how big the Cherry Bombs are, but another thing you can do is split the exhaust into two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By HiSPL
Here's what I'm doinbg on mine. I want a stiffer...

Here's what I'm doinbg on mine. I want a stiffer road car. Something on the lines of a stock M3 or a Miata or FRS type setup. Everyday drivable, but fun and stiff.

Front control arms: Super Pro...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By HiSPL
Speaking of donuts.... Why no donuts in...

Speaking of donuts....


Why no donuts in the vid?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,269
Posted By HiSPL
BTW, an >500 dollar flathood 242 roller is...

BTW, an >500 dollar flathood 242 roller is something I've been looking for for years. I want to make it a street legal track car. Stripped, caged, B6304 with a manual, ripper.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,269
Posted By HiSPL
That's a little insulting. At least offer scrap...

That's a little insulting. At least offer scrap price for it. I would have started at 500 probably.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,269
Posted By HiSPL
A 300 dollar 242 is a no brainer to buy. I'm...

A 300 dollar 242 is a no brainer to buy. I'm super jelly.


Good on you for getting it running too!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,135
Posted By HiSPL
Yeah man. Just build a simple 2-1 downpipe and...

Yeah man. Just build a simple 2-1 downpipe and leave the header alone. Then 2.5" all the way to the rear. It's what I'm going to do with mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,410
Posted By HiSPL
Did you guys see the big tan bus broken down on...

Did you guys see the big tan bus broken down on the side of I-70 westbound outside of Golden last weekend of June/first weekend of July? Yeah I was on that bus.





Don't mind me. I'm just...
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