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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 04:41 PM
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Posted By towerymt
Also, I didn't know this car ran. I'm so out of...

Also, I didn't know this car ran. I'm so out of it.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,354
Posted By towerymt
Boo. Slam the camber max negative and set the...

Boo. Slam the camber max negative and set the toe with some boards and a tape measure. Or two if you're fancy like me. There's not much else to do unless you have some camber plates that can go TOO...
Forum: events Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 61,851
Posted By towerymt
Thule is staying, pulled it off the '92 and...

Thule is staying, pulled it off the '92 and needed a place to put it down.

QSRC will eventually get used on the '92, but not in time for this weekend. Keeping as well.

You mean the interior...
Forum: events Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 61,851
Posted By towerymt
We're getting close....I think it's happening. ...

We're getting close....I think it's happening.

Diagnosed 2yr ago at mtnmeet, play at the inner tie rod. I forget which side we felt it on, but whatever, it was there.

Months/year later, had it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,198
Posted By towerymt
Dr. Evermor has inspired me. Forevertron 2.0?...

Dr. Evermor has inspired me. Forevertron 2.0? http://www.worldofdrevermor.com/


Life moves on, but not without 240s. ;-) I've got some plans.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By towerymt
https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/114284644.jpg ...

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/114284644.jpg

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/130525490.jpg

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/136760169.jpg

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/135519188.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,198
Posted By towerymt
It's still where it's at. Whatcha workin' with? ...

It's still where it's at. Whatcha workin' with? Car, parts, goals, wheels, tires, springs, bars, alignments, etc. I've just tried enough different combinations that I have a good feel for what...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,971
Posted By towerymt
If you want to build inward, you can try...

If you want to build inward, you can try something like this (not my car):
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=1445330#post1445330

This thread has one photo that someone else added a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,535
Posted By towerymt
Not that I recall. I always felt like it behaved...

Not that I recall. I always felt like it behaved as an open diff up until it started providing 2wd. Never sudden or clunky.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,535
Posted By towerymt
740 traitor. :cameron:

740 traitor. :cameron:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 369,350
Posted By towerymt
Significant weight savings, indeed. Nice to see...

Significant weight savings, indeed. Nice to see my bathroom scale measuring wasn't too far off. Had noted 1030 weight at 122lbs and 1031 was +10-12lb. Maybe I saved as little as 8lb going to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,808
Posted By towerymt
Yup, sounds familiar. The DD would occasionally...

Yup, sounds familiar. The DD would occasionally light the light under heavy braking when down about a quart and a half due to the cracked oil drain line. :lol:
Forum: events 07-02-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 42,059
Posted By towerymt
pfp ...

pfp

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/161948835.jpg

Hope those mexican sodas were worth it.

edit: and also, happy birthday. I'm in the woods with no service, so no texts for a few days.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,906
Posted By towerymt
My photos of a 2v evo head I saw in Sweden on an...

My photos of a 2v evo head I saw in Sweden on an S40 rallycross car.

https://pbase.com/towerymt/s40&page=1

My favorite

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/116519877.jpg

This one also shows...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,262
Posted By towerymt
Nipple broke off the radiator.

Nipple broke off the radiator.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,262
Posted By towerymt
FYI, I recall removing these with guidance from...

FYI, I recall removing these with guidance from mikeP....use a socket that just barely fits inside the alignment dowel sleeve, then use vise grip pliers to grab it and twist it out. The socket...
Forum: events 06-26-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 42,059
Posted By towerymt
So....it's just camping now? :lol:

So....it's just camping now? :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,719
Posted By towerymt
Cool. The marine head would have had coolant...

Cool. The marine head would have had coolant flowing into the intake manifold, I believe....so that's why it wasn't threaded...it wasn't capped off in marine applications.

I think mine had the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,719
Posted By towerymt
I'm curious...did your 531 have a plug in the...

I'm curious...did your 531 have a plug in the hole under the #4 intake runner, in the water jacket? Having flashbacks to plugging this hole the night before I was all set to install the head...used...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,560
Posted By towerymt
I found an email from when I bought a set of...

I found an email from when I bought a set of those in 2013. $227.05 at the time. Still in the box somewhere...why did I buy rods? :lol::roll: Progress really slows down when you park your...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 785,481
Posted By towerymt
Is "the red" (looks like male / female spherical...

Is "the red" (looks like male / female spherical rod ends) the support of the turbo, besides the manifold?

I was thinking back to a car I saw years ago at the Baltimore GP. Supported from above...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 785,481
Posted By towerymt
Damp the heave spring? ...

Damp the heave spring?

https://www.invetr.com/dynamics-and-performance/third-or-heave-damper-for-linear-vertical-motion
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,462
Posted By towerymt
A long time ago I mounted a stock 240 Turbo oil...

A long time ago I mounted a stock 240 Turbo oil cooler under the IC. The top of the oil cooler is about even with the top of the rad support cross panel. In hindsight, I'd probably move it up just...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,247
Posted By towerymt
Leah got the offset a bit wrong, but nothing ride...

Leah got the offset a bit wrong, but nothing ride height can't fix

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/134929506.jpg

Raise the raised
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,247
Posted By towerymt
The first set will not work well on your car. ...

The first set will not work well on your car. They are zero offset, and you'll need wheel adpaters, so if the adapters are 20mm, then it's like you're bolting on wheels with negative (-20)mm offset....
Forum: showroom 03-30-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 174,750
Posted By towerymt
Ah, that's it. I was thinking it was year, then...

Ah, that's it. I was thinking it was year, then 2-digit week. I was thinking 1996.

I haven't driven on '90s tires since 2006. :lol:
Forum: events 03-27-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 42,059
Posted By towerymt
745

745
Forum: showroom 03-27-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 174,750
Posted By towerymt
Shocking, that turned out really, really nice! ...

Shocking, that turned out really, really nice!

What's the three digit date code on those out of work P-Zeros? Starts with '6'? :lol:
Forum: showroom 03-26-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 174,750
Posted By towerymt
I see you flipped the backup lights on and left...

I see you flipped the backup lights on and left them on. ;-)
Forum: events 03-25-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 42,059
Posted By towerymt
Cali has the 101, North Cakalacky has the 1001: ...

Cali has the 101, North Cakalacky has the 1001:

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/161223883.jpg

https://goo.gl/maps/U538p5g7TCySopjK7

We noticed that there are rarely signs warning of curves...
Forum: events 03-23-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 42,059
Posted By towerymt
I got five on it being a boy.

I got five on it being a boy.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,215
Posted By towerymt
Here are some pics from our old lemons car. Our...

Here are some pics from our old lemons car. Our spacers were made from sheet steel cut/welded up. The control arm failed first. Camber was significant, probably around -3 degrees or more when...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,823
Posted By towerymt
It's around a 10lb weight penalty for a 1031 vs...

It's around a 10lb weight penalty for a 1031 vs 1030. I had weighed my 1030 (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=2931436#post2931436) on a bathroom scale before we installed it, 122lb. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 32,025
Posted By towerymt
I drove that car once in 2011 at Sonoma. I can't...

I drove that car once in 2011 at Sonoma. I can't believe it's still around! It rained all day Saturday and we had no wiper ARMS (let alone blades). On Sunday, the poor handling was truly revealed....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 785,481
Posted By towerymt
Not bad.

Not bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,694
Posted By towerymt
This is the back side of the input shaft. This...

This is the back side of the input shaft. This gear got me home and backed into the garage one last time.

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/170408639.jpg

T5 swap has taken forever, piecing...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,704
Posted By towerymt
That one does seem to bump out more into the hose...

That one does seem to bump out more into the hose than some I've seen.

Here's one I mocked up for photos, but never used:

https://pbase.com/towerymt/image/145623281.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By towerymt
I bought two forks, I'll check the other one...

I bought two forks, I'll check the other one tomorrow. I'm using the M46 cable style with the pins that retain the bearing, not the M47 style with clip-in bearing.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By towerymt
The tall yoshifab throwout bearing won't work...

The tall yoshifab throwout bearing won't work with this 240mm pressure plate. I don't have exact measurements yet, but it's somewhere around 10mm taller than the 228mm pressure plate I bought at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,611
Posted By towerymt
Manual or auto trans? Manual trans '90 is likely...

Manual or auto trans? Manual trans '90 is likely LH3.1, known to have ECU failures. I bought my '90 240 for $250 with a dead ECU and they were hard to find at the time. The engine just flooded on...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By towerymt
I found this to be helpful: ...

I found this to be helpful:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5739503#post5739503

This one was also good: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5608113&postcount=16

My disc...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,321
Posted By towerymt
mikeP had to tip the valves to get proper valve...

mikeP had to tip the valves to get proper valve clearances on my 531 using "normal" range thickness shims. I don't know where the valves had come from, they were in the head when I got it, but the...
Forum: events 01-30-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,230
Posted By towerymt
Disown him.

Disown him.
Forum: events 01-30-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 34,989
Posted By towerymt
I'm new here. What is "SE"?

I'm new here.

What is "SE"?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By towerymt
Has anyone used Centerforce p/n 281222 (9.5"/241mm T5 clutch disc)?

I found one reference to Ford p/n 281222 from Josh (sdturbo) about a million years ago...then apparently he sold it before ever using it.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,694
Posted By towerymt
Thanks. Do you know if this is the yoshifab...

Thanks. Do you know if this is the yoshifab supplied throwout bearing? Came with the adapter I bought off someone a while back....turns out I had this and didn't know it. :lol:

It's got a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,694
Posted By towerymt
I started piecing together a T5 swap a while back...

I started piecing together a T5 swap a while back and never finished getting the big stuff.

I'm picking up a T5 tonight.
Ordered clutch parts...Saab 228mm pressure plate, p/n 8722589 (cross...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,132
Posted By towerymt
Forgot to mention that I flipped the front lips...

Forgot to mention that I flipped the front lips side to side when putting them on the rear. So drivers side front fender gave up it's lip for the passenger side rear quarter.

The trailing edge of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,132
Posted By towerymt
I started on this 6+ years ago (:omg:) and never...

I started on this 6+ years ago (:omg:) and never finished. The car has been sitting outside for years now and I'm not certain if I'll ever revive it.

17x11, 295/35/17 Hoosier A7 was the tire I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,694
Posted By towerymt
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7eJJqNHmO_/?igshid=1c...

https://www.instagram.com/p/B7eJJqNHmO_/?igshid=1czgtrpqxqckj
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