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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By 2turbotoys
It works lol. Can't wait to see it in action. ...

It works lol. Can't wait to see it in action.

OP, you may be blazing a new trail to a point. The LS swap has a lot of parts available, and the old school 5.0 swap is well documented, I don't know...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By 2turbotoys
^^ Look at this guys car before taking his advice...

^^ Look at this guys car before taking his advice haha. I love it but not a lot of Volvo left there
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By 2turbotoys
Heh, I didn't look at them. Search 5x108 if you...

Heh, I didn't look at them. Search 5x108 if you want the Volvo bolt pattern. There are so many wheel threads here it is ridiculous, learn what the numbers mean and figure it out. The site I posted...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 37,864
Posted By 2turbotoys
I see them now. I wouldn't worry about those pits.

I see them now. I wouldn't worry about those pits.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 37,864
Posted By 2turbotoys
Pits just hold a little more oil if it's not bad....

Pits just hold a little more oil if it's not bad. No pics showed up though.

I never use the hushers, you just have to pick them out of the oil pickup screen after a while.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By 2turbotoys
+20mm This may be helpful ...

+20mm

This may be helpful

https://www.willtheyfit.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By 2turbotoys
Yank the other one out lol

Yank the other one out lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hold onto that one for someone who wants to put...

Hold onto that one for someone who wants to put on some big a** tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looks damaged, the turn signal isn't aligned...

Looks damaged, the turn signal isn't aligned properly. Or pulled out somehow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By 2turbotoys
Just degrease thoroughly, then scuff with a wire...

Just degrease thoroughly, then scuff with a wire brush and knock loose stuff off. I use engine primer and engine paint, it is made by several companies.
Don't paint the aluminum stuff, just the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By 2turbotoys
Cool, thanks guys. I will try to pull it tomorrow...

Cool, thanks guys. I will try to pull it tomorrow and check it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By 2turbotoys
It does. I had it as a momentary problem for...

It does. I had it as a momentary problem for months, but now it is permanent.
Forum: showroom 03-26-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 108,219
Posted By 2turbotoys
Whoa, glad they were ok! That looks like a bad...

Whoa, glad they were ok! That looks like a bad time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By 2turbotoys
In the tach?

In the tach?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By 2turbotoys
Tach reads 2500 RPM all the time, 79 242

So my tach on my '79 242 is reading somewhere around 2500 RPM while the engine is running, goes to 0 RPM when the engine is off. It used to do that occasionally, but now it is permanent. I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By 2turbotoys
We are doing a Cummins R2.8 swap into a Jeep at...

We are doing a Cummins R2.8 swap into a Jeep at the moment, the more we do it the more I am convinced it should have been an LS swap, but the customer wants that for some reason.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 89,342
Posted By 2turbotoys
The '79 is back in business, with a new heavily...

The '79 is back in business, with a new heavily used crappy exhaust and new fuel pump. As with every project I do, drama and swearing were present. I got the DW200 pump installed on a new sending...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ok, it's done. For anyone else doing this...

Ok, it's done. For anyone else doing this (keeping in mind this is a MS car, accumulator was already gone but lines look original):

What is actually under this particular car was the line from...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 636
Posted By 2turbotoys
:oops: Same here. Nice job, those tires...

:oops: Same here.

Nice job, those tires don't stand a chance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By 2turbotoys
I would try to get what the car had originally. ...

I would try to get what the car had originally.

Old school radiator shops will flush the tank totally clean if you still have any around you. I had one done last year and it was surprisingly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By 2turbotoys
STS Machining sells these, that is what I have. I...

STS Machining sells these, that is what I have. I can measure it for ya tomorrow, but maybe compare prices.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
Because there is nothing wrong with the old...

Because there is nothing wrong with the old lines, and the last thing I need is another car project. I would rather spend the time on my engine swap car.

I've done so many sending units it is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
That is exactly what I am doing. Ok thanks!

That is exactly what I am doing. Ok thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,587
Posted By 2turbotoys
Same here, E85 has never been an option since...

Same here, E85 has never been an option since it's 1.5 hour round trip for a tank of fuel.

But with careful tuning a turbo car is happy on 91 octane.

Should I bring up SS grooves lol? :poo:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
I was thinking more about the thread size and...

I was thinking more about the thread size and sealing surface, I didn't state that correctly I guess.

What do I need to bypass that whole assembly is what I am asking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ah, so I need to know what the fitting on the...

Ah, so I need to know what the fitting on the right side of the pic is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
The accumulator is not there, so that is correct....

The accumulator is not there, so that is correct. In the pic that looks like I just need barbed fittings? I thought it was hard lines but looks like barbs..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,587
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hell ya, that is an awesome motor. And really not...

Hell ya, that is an awesome motor. And really not as expensive as you would think. It's about half of what I have into my L33.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
Dam, I will have to cut that off and rig...

Dam, I will have to cut that off and rig something else up if that is true. Wish I would have checked while it was on the lift.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 2turbotoys
Early 240 in line fuel pump fitting size

What are the fittings on the early 240 in line fuel pump? I did search, and came up with plenty of info on later cars but not for the early cars.

I am putting a DW200 pump in the tank and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,587
Posted By 2turbotoys
No, the money is mine lol. Plus she loves the...

No, the money is mine lol. Plus she loves the cars.

And I send the expensive parts to the shop hahaha.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 89,342
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks, not fast enough! Drove the 79 to the...

Thanks, not fast enough!

Drove the 79 to the shop to install the IPD sport exhaust, it didn't even come close to fitting due to an aftermarket cat someone installed. Or I am missing the factory...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,587
Posted By 2turbotoys
If the B230 is properly built, I wouldn't agree...

If the B230 is properly built, I wouldn't agree that is on borrowed time, but I get your point. It will be more stressed.

After my LS build is done, I will probably start on my other 242, which...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,587
Posted By 2turbotoys
This is a huge consideration. I recently worked...

This is a huge consideration. I recently worked up a rough estimate for an LS swap for a customer into a 240. About $6000, engine/trans swap only, no supporting mods such as brakes, rear end, etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,587
Posted By 2turbotoys
My swap is not finished yet, but it has been...

My swap is not finished yet, but it has been pretty straightforward work. Check my build thread.

Have you driven a Corvette or other car with a high output V8? Instant tire burning torque....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,587
Posted By 2turbotoys
Lol, don't be a fanboy. Nothing wrong with...

Lol, don't be a fanboy.

Nothing wrong with either one, but 300 hp is nothing from an LS. You can buy a factory motor with no mods that will do way more than that.

My 300+ hp redblock required...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By 2turbotoys
Some shipping from Europe is a lot cheaper as I...

Some shipping from Europe is a lot cheaper as I learned from my Skandix group buys. If you are buying a large part, you are better off ordering directly. I got a ton of parts shipped to me for approx...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 791
Posted By 2turbotoys
I recently had a B230 head redone at the machine...

I recently had a B230 head redone at the machine shop for a customer, cleaned, milled flat, new valve guides, valves lapped in (or whatever they call it these days), shimmed for a new cam, was under...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By 2turbotoys
The problem with those guys is communication,...

The problem with those guys is communication, it's not good. And shipping if you are cheap.

And like RWC said, fiberglass is gonna be heavy. It is usually a lot heavier than steel.

If you...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By 2turbotoys
You might have too blaze a couple new trails with...

You might have too blaze a couple new trails with what you are doing. There are carbon fiber and fiberglass body panels available, but no entire front clips that I have ever seen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By 2turbotoys
Wow, that is cheap also. Gonna get that for sure.

Wow, that is cheap also. Gonna get that for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By 2turbotoys
Why aren't the holes already there? Since you...

Why aren't the holes already there? Since you used Photosuckit I can't see any pics, they are blurred out and have a huge logo across them.

If you don't have holes, the 3M tape will hold them on,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 89,342
Posted By 2turbotoys
I'm not sure I agree with the description of the...

I'm not sure I agree with the description of the hydro clutch pedal as a "bolt in replacement" at this point, but it is installed without too much trouble. Anyone else who is doing this, insert the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By 2turbotoys
I couldn't find the filler neck gasket, the one...

I couldn't find the filler neck gasket, the one in the trunk, not the fender side one.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By 2turbotoys
A heads up, catch cans will not pass visual...

A heads up, catch cans will not pass visual emission checks, I have tried that before. Even improving emissions systems causes a fail, the want no changes to the stock system and PCV suff falls under...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By 2turbotoys
Not in the short term like test drives and stuff,...

Not in the short term like test drives and stuff, but it needs to be there if you are putting miles on.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By 2turbotoys
Also remove the insert that has the holes in it....

Also remove the insert that has the holes in it. None of my turbo cars ever had that in them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By 2turbotoys
Refurb original is way better. Here is a couple...

Refurb original is way better. Here is a couple pics of mine after internal coating, exterior cleaned, and repainted. The one thing I had trouble with was the big foam bit around the filler tube....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 37,864
Posted By 2turbotoys
I haven't installed it yet. I switched my focus...

I haven't installed it yet. I switched my focus to the 78 for a while but intend to get back to the 79 soon. Setting it on the trunk, I don't see why it wouldn't fit. After looking at mine, I can see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By 2turbotoys
No shortage around here, the one I went to is...

No shortage around here, the one I went to is less than 2 miles from me. Looks similar though haha
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