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Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By VB242
Rods won't make any difference in preventing...

Rods won't make any difference in preventing detonation, that's up your tune. However better rods will hold more power if you up the power with more boost and fuel and the correct timing.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By VB242
I added a another catch can so I have the factory...

I added a another catch can so I have the factory oil trap going to one catch can and a B20 vented cap going to another one, I also put some black gasket maker on both sides of the valve cover...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By VB242
I don't know, these were NOS, the crank and M...

I don't know, these were NOS, the crank and M rods are definitely forged. But I have R sport h beam rods in it now too.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By VB242
I'm pretty sure the B23ET pistons I used in my...

I'm pretty sure the B23ET pistons I used in my B23 were forged, don't know if that carries over to B230ET though.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,396
Posted By VB242
I am using the 940 water/ oil cooler.

I am using the 940 water/ oil cooler.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
^ A 60 mile range from 2 ton battery pack at...

^ A 60 mile range from 2 ton battery pack at speed then recharged by a Perkins diesel generator, this article just highlights the range problem of EV's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By VB242
Find the fuel pump fuses and spin them in the...

Find the fuel pump fuses and spin them in the holders.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,396
Posted By VB242
I just put the 940 radiator and fan in my 242. I...

I just put the 940 radiator and fan in my 242. I had to notch the bottom rail where the bottom mounts are to get the hood to close.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By VB242
I just cut up a n/a one to fit my 780 until the...

I just cut up a n/a one to fit my 780 until the right one turned up in the bone yard.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 34,270
Posted By VB242
If you're going to re-engineer the belt drive...

If you're going to re-engineer the belt drive just remember more belt wrap around the pulleys is more better.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By VB242
John V has some sooper bitchin (13lb) flywheels...

John V has some sooper bitchin (13lb) flywheels but they also require a different clutch as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,449
Posted By VB242
Dodge or Plymouth mini van, better driving...

Dodge or Plymouth mini van, better driving characteristics and way more room in the back with the seats out than a 245. I had a queen air mattress in the back of mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,750
Posted By VB242
4 tiny turbos feeding each intake runner with 4...

4 tiny turbos feeding each intake runner with 4 tiny water cooled intercoolers w itb's
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,420
Posted By VB242
Speak for yourself, I'm signed up for 2...

Speak for yourself, I'm signed up for 2 autocross clubs. I also have recently acquired all the pieces for a TR3650 swap using the BNE adaptor plate, I don't think this has been done in a 240 ...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By VB242
I just used the Explorer disc brakes, I already...

I just used the Explorer disc brakes, I already had 5x4.5 wheels but you can buy 5x108 adapters, that's what I have on the front.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By VB242
I did it too, I just drilled out the Kjet...

I did it too, I just drilled out the Kjet plastic injector holders and used the fat kjet injector seals on the electronic injector and fabbed up could hold downs for the fuel rail that bolted down...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By VB242
^ this, I'm an idiot and managed to stick one...

^ this, I'm an idiot and managed to stick one under a 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
15g square wire Corona vaccine nanobots

15g square wire Corona vaccine nanobots
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,790
Posted By VB242
Are you cleaning/ sanding your joints before?

Are you cleaning/ sanding your joints before?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,790
Posted By VB242
How old are your rods? Have they been sitting out...

How old are your rods? Have they been sitting out collecting moisture?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By VB242
I'll measure when I get the bell housing off, I...

I'll measure when I get the bell housing off, I don't want to take it apart until I get the hanlon parts. Looks like some googling turns up 9.25" length for the T5, I'm hoping this is what works with...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,971
Posted By VB242
OP, did you install piston squirter by any chance?

OP, did you install piston squirter by any chance?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By VB242
Shouldn't matter, give Andrew a call after they...

Shouldn't matter, give Andrew a call after they open up, he knows what he's talking about. They have their own shift forks, carbon shift pads etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By VB242
2001-2005, the later years have a longer input...

2001-2005, the later years have a longer input shaft ,both lengths are the standard Ford 10 spline but the shorter normal length can be swapped in. Hanlon also has upgraded 26 spline input shafts...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By VB242
I just bought a tr-3650 and the Hanlon adapter...

I just bought a tr-3650 and the Hanlon adapter plate to try to bolt into my 242 with B23+t and Bens t5/tko adapter plate. I will be starting a thread once I get the plate and start cobbling it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
We had a Linde rental diesel forklift, it...

We had a Linde rental diesel forklift, it actually had a VW turbo diesel, and aCVT transmission that would engine brake very quickly to a complete stop, I don't think I ever used the brake pedal.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
How has your contribution been in the least bit...

How has your contribution been in the least bit productive, you haven't answered any of the OP'S questions, you've just burnt up 9 pages of internet telling us how stupid we are.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
You are free to leave at any time and most...

You are free to leave at any time and most assuredly will not be missed in the least, other than maybe for the entertainment value of your caffeine fueled narcissistic manic diatribes.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
Again you are so full of yourself, you cannot...

Again you are so full of yourself, you cannot read a simple post, he said motor winding is .000001% of creating an EV not that the motor is .000001% of creating an EV. Also I'm in charge of a fleet...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
Question And you cannot read thread titles or the OP's...

And you cannot read thread titles or the OP's original questions, there is nothing there about winding motors or using low hp controllers where they don't belong. Also the TRS80 Color Computer was...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
You are a singularly ridiculous individual, name...

You are a singularly ridiculous individual, name dropping in an effort to impress people who do not care the least about your credentials. These wheels have been invented and they're round and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,971
Posted By VB242
You should have slapped some new bearings in...

You should have slapped some new bearings in there when you did the oil feed seals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,809
Posted By VB242
Wet grass and tarmac broke one of my G80's. I...

Wet grass and tarmac broke one of my G80's. I wasn't testing it though, I pulled over on the shoulder for an ambulance
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By VB242
Merely a suggestion, not really sure what you're...

Merely a suggestion, not really sure what you're trying to achieve?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
I just zip tied the hose under the dash mostly...

I just zip tied the hose under the dash mostly closed since the heater won't shut off due to bad heater valve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,809
Posted By VB242
Pull the cover and change the oil at the same time

Pull the cover and change the oil at the same time
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By VB242
Shoot starting fluid down the intake

Shoot starting fluid down the intake
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,000
Posted By VB242
That sounds like the right length, what flywheel...

That sounds like the right length, what flywheel are you using? I had to go to 15mm length with the John V lightweight flywheel. Most socket head(Allen) bolts are 12.9.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By VB242
I had a bad ground do this, it was grounding...

I had a bad ground do this, it was grounding through the parking light bulb.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By VB242
I only use Gates Kevlar timing belts. I had a cam...

I only use Gates Kevlar timing belts. I had a cam seize due to lack of oil pressure and it snapped the cam bolt right off, didn't harm the belt at all. I did replace it though.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
I burned a hole in the end of my sweaty thumb...

I burned a hole in the end of my sweaty thumb with 12v trying to reconnect the solenoid wire on my 242. We routinely work with 400amp 460vac equipment with the appropriate PPE hK is talking about,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By VB242
I've had my turbo exhaust manifold flattened, ...

I've had my turbo exhaust manifold flattened, definitely helped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,444
Posted By VB242
Yes that's correct, the vacuum line that goes...

Yes that's correct, the vacuum line that goes through the firewall to supply vacuum to the HVAC, you can get the check valves at any auto parts store. Typically black and white they only let air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,444
Posted By VB242
Is this a +T car? Maybe put a one way check valve...

Is this a +T car? Maybe put a one way check valve in line in the vacuum supply hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,196
Posted By VB242
Mike, thanks but I don't think that was me, ...

Mike, thanks but I don't think that was me, maybe Aaron? I'll check it with a meter, probably not today though is supposed to be rainy after work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,196
Posted By VB242
Wiring appears correct, the letter markings on...

Wiring appears correct, the letter markings on the sender are hidden by the heater pipe. When I put it on one terminal i get 0psi when I put it on the other I get negative psi. Maybe it didn't work...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,547
Posted By VB242
Soooo yeah, it was totally the static timing, I...

Soooo yeah, it was totally the static timing, I forgot the timing light at work when I put the pulley on at home. And over estimating my mechanicing skills I just assumed i had the timing belt and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,547
Posted By VB242
I totally agree with you, I'm bringing the...

I totally agree with you, I'm bringing the timing light home tonight to check
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,350
Posted By VB242
How does your mirror survive your greatness? I...

How does your mirror survive your greatness? I would think it just melts from your awesomeness.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,547
Posted By VB242
No I did not.

No I did not.
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