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Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 845
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Posted By Harlard
I'd highly recommend putting some GAZs in there...

I'd highly recommend putting some GAZs in there before changing the spring rate.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,396
Posted By Harlard
Interesting. Mine is at 450/200#. What’s...

Interesting. Mine is at 450/200#.

What’s your rear shock situation?
Forum: showroom 09-17-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,002
Posted By Harlard
They look like thin brittle ABS. Flocking would...

They look like thin brittle ABS. Flocking would yield a much nicer finish.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Harlard
a 3SGE BEAMS would be cool in a RWD mini truck

a 3SGE BEAMS would be cool in a RWD mini truck
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By Harlard
E30e30e30e30e30e30e30e30e30

E30e30e30e30e30e30e30e30e30
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,680
Posted By Harlard
Very nice effort so far

Very nice effort so far
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 85,074
Posted By Harlard
Man this caris cool. I wondered whathad happened...

Man this caris cool. I wondered whathad happened to it a few years ago!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Harlard
As JohnMc says, it's a T-45.

As JohnMc says, it's a T-45.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By Harlard
The only things I have liked on a stock 240...

The only things I have liked on a stock 240 caliper and rotor have been cheap semi metallics or stock.

Ceramics feel like utter dog****.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 55,996
Posted By Harlard
What do you think it will throw down with that...

What do you think it will throw down with that dinosaur of a snail?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By Harlard
Hopping on a flight to Newark, brb

Hopping on a flight to Newark, brb
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By Harlard
Bet that if you raise that car 1" and take out 2...

Bet that if you raise that car 1" and take out 2 degrees of camber it will be a million times easier to drive. Not a whole lot of effort to change back if you hate it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,396
Posted By Harlard
Crucify me all you want, but I can see these...

Crucify me all you want, but I can see these actually looking good in that car. Also, good projector LEDs are the ****ing jam:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By Harlard
In my experience, ditching the sway bar makes the...

In my experience, ditching the sway bar makes the car feel weird. I’d run a 16mm from a wagon, maybe step up to a 19mm if it pushes
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By Harlard
In that case work with a rule of thumb motion...

In that case work with a rule of thumb motion ratio of 2:1 for your springs and have shocks to match it. Look into GAZ as they make them in whatever length and valving you want. I would for sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By Harlard
get 200# springs for a 400# wheel rate (if your...

get 200# springs for a 400# wheel rate (if your trailing arms are stock length) and get shocks valved to suit. I'm assuming that everything else in the suspension is more or less stock or adjustable...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 347,337
Posted By Harlard
Low key flex if I have ever seen one

Low key flex if I have ever seen one
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,396
Posted By Harlard
Easy enough to switch back and forth. Personally,...

Easy enough to switch back and forth. Personally, the double rounds suit the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,396
Posted By Harlard
The hotness is hot

The hotness is hot
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2021, 01:18 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,396
Posted By Harlard
Ah, the joys of 240 ownership. Glad you had fun!

Ah, the joys of 240 ownership. Glad you had fun!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,655
Posted By Harlard
Put the oil filter between the radiator and the...

Put the oil filter between the radiator and the headlight. Problem solved.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,039
Posted By Harlard
I may have come across an extra set. Will let you...

I may have come across an extra set. Will let you know later tonight in case you are interested in purchasing them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Harlard
They'd be 12s cars with a decent hole shot.

They'd be 12s cars with a decent hole shot.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Yeah they were all preddy scored. I hit the cams...

Yeah they were all preddy scored. I hit the cams with some emery cloth and a tiny bit of WD40. The caps and carrier got a polishing sponge treatment I borrowed from culberro. Not sure what it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Ordered a bunch of them in case it needs to be...

Ordered a bunch of them in case it needs to be torn down often. If you are gonna get kicked in the balls, at least wear a cup or something, right? Right?






That could be either bad or...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,491
Posted By Harlard
Here ya go

Here ya go
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,491
Posted By Harlard
There is no 2021 thread. Let me dig up a slip. Be...

There is no 2021 thread. Let me dig up a slip. Be back in a second...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 03:26 PM
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Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Updated the first post.

Updated the first post.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Added quite a few little time-consuming items to...

Added quite a few little time-consuming items to my to-do list as they are much easier to tackle when big components are apart. Nothing too interesting; heater bypass hoses, hydraulic line routing,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,396
Posted By Harlard
I'd try a 91-93 240 pump with the Camaro...

I'd try a 91-93 240 pump with the Camaro reservoir and pulley and go from there. Otherwise you will need to find out what the flow rate and pressure spec will be for your rack, then pick up a pump...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 628,356
Posted By Harlard
Interesting. A lot of reading I have done...

Interesting. A lot of reading I have done regarding that topic made claims that it helped a great deal with noise suppression. Guess I was convinced by misinformation. Glad to know though.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
The mainshafts and extension housings of the...

The mainshafts and extension housings of the internal VSS transmissions are different. Certainly doable but from a cost standpoint it's much easier to get a 2004 V6 box.

As for the dash...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 1,299,030
Posted By Harlard
I should check whether TTV can make me a flywheel...

I should check whether TTV can make me a flywheel for a ring adapter with a GS6…
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 690,308
Posted By Harlard
:boink:

:boink:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 628,356
Posted By Harlard
Sounds like adjusting the trim pot in the MS3X...

Sounds like adjusting the trim pot in the MS3X card would help you there. Concentric twisting and shielding the crank sensor harness could also be beneficial if you haven't done so already.

I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 473,396
Posted By Harlard
Tom inspired me to pretty up some things in my...

Tom inspired me to pretty up some things in my engine bay. My level of patience to make everything perfectly tucked and shrink wrapped is still not quite there. Inspiration nonetheless.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,407
Posted By Harlard
Best to double check. It’s not much more money or...

Best to double check. It’s not much more money or effort to do a turnbuckle
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 628,356
Posted By Harlard
+2 Spill the beans!

+2

Spill the beans!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 628,356
Posted By Harlard
That’s a steal of a deal

That’s a steal of a deal
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 628,356
Posted By Harlard
Same. Tate is also on that boat. An injector...

Same. Tate is also on that boat. An injector driver got stuck open a few weeks ago on mine and now I’m pretty sure #3 is toast as a result.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,407
Posted By Harlard
ET10 and rock on

ET10 and rock on
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
It's just the way it works when you get in way...

It's just the way it works when you get in way over your knowledge and experience level. It happens to be the way I learn best, and thus a journey of personal growth...or something.

As for VSS I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Way ahead of you there. It's been ducted for a...

Way ahead of you there. It's been ducted for a while.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Man, so many questions!! Yes, #1 has always...

Man, so many questions!!

Yes, #1 has always been down, but it went a further 30 psi from last test. I probably overheated the head during the first test start, which caused the valve to leak....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 134,906
Posted By Harlard
It's fine either way. I have my hands full with...

It's fine either way. I have my hands full with two cars. I have learned to be leery of LH 2.2 cars in general as some of the most critical components have some fatal flaws. It's definitely fixable,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,246
Posted By Harlard
A bit…best was 2.1. Still ran a 14.2. Stupid car....

A bit…best was 2.1. Still ran a 14.2. Stupid car.

EDIT: I misread your slip as ET being 13.95 instead of 16.23. Feeling a little less stupid and a little more stupid on two separate dimensions now...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,246
Posted By Harlard
Dang. Mine did 102 at about the same boost, but...

Dang. Mine did 102 at about the same boost, but at 500' with bigger cams and intake. I must be doing something wrong :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Things got slightly out of hand again. The engine...

Things got slightly out of hand again. The engine popped a couple weeks ago on my way back home from a meet. Only got around to investigating last weekend. Turns out that what I thought was a head...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Oh well. That would wait. Aug 4 we went to Alaska...

Oh well. That would wait. Aug 4 we went to Alaska for a week to visit Quin and Andy (and Mark, nice to mee you!!!) and fix their ****boxes. Great times were had.

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Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 901,774
Posted By Harlard
Okay so a few things happened since June. For...

Okay so a few things happened since June. For one, I'm ditching the stock location intercooler and am in the process of mocking up an angle mount down low and up front:

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