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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:04 AM
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Posted By sloopy
yes. id have to disassemble it to figure out what...

yes. id have to disassemble it to figure out what size it is. these things are really rusted in there so im letting them soak before trying again
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By sloopy
sts 240 engine torque mount installation

im trying to install the sts 240 engine torque mount from here:
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/test-240/products/redblock-torque-engine-mount-for-240-chassis-fits-1975-1993

i have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,533
Posted By sloopy
Thanks. I read that thread but missed the kit...

Thanks. I read that thread but missed the kit part number in the image: Ratech 321K
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,533
Posted By sloopy
1031 diff and pinion bearing and seal kit

According to what I read, if I want to do all the bearing and seals for the diff and pinion in a 1031 axle, i need this kit (timken DRK338) and this bearing (timken HM89449 and HM89410). If that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,978
Posted By sloopy
Isn't someone selling quick ratio rack and pinion...

Isn't someone selling quick ratio rack and pinion kits for manual racks? There's also ben's quick steer roll correctors with adjustable steering ratio. And if you have a power steering rack, there...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By sloopy
The tiny lead-acid pc680 esmth was talking about

The tiny lead-acid pc680 esmth was talking about
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By sloopy
As far as I know, only braille's agm batteries...

As far as I know, only braille's agm batteries are re-badged. Their lithium batteries are made in house in florida. I'd be curious to know who they're getting their lithium cells from.

Good to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By sloopy
3x the capacity at 1/3 the weight

3x the capacity at 1/3 the weight
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By sloopy
Expected service life is 10 years. You can...

Expected service life is 10 years.

You can actually use over 90% of the capacity, still output 13.3V, and it won't damage the battery.

So even though the battery is rated as 15AH, the usable...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By sloopy
I blew all my money on it

I blew all my money on it
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By sloopy
240 lithium battery

I picked up a braille g30 lithium battery from summit. 5.5 lbs!!!

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/brl-g30

For now, I just removed the battery tray and used cam buckle straps to hold the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,442
Posted By sloopy
Crazy. I would love to drive on a rally stage...

Crazy. I would love to drive on a rally stage some time. I gotta find a $500 240 to abuse
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,442
Posted By sloopy
Good info. I didn't consider the heat radiating...

Good info. I didn't consider the heat radiating from the brakes. I'm imagining a 110 F day, exiting the 80 mph highway on a short downhill exit ramp and immediately stopping at a red light. Toasty!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,442
Posted By sloopy
do you really need the brake dust shields?

My brake dust shields are super rusted and probably going to fall off soon. Am I risking the biscuit by taking them off?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 164,924
Posted By sloopy
I updated the table with data for the 240 diesel...

I updated the table with data for the 240 diesel front spring.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 164,924
Posted By sloopy
Yeah I'll give him a call on Monday.

Yeah I'll give him a call on Monday.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,893
Posted By sloopy
Interesting. I wonder how different the valving...

Interesting. I wonder how different the valving is for the koni sports between the 240 and 740. I hear people report the bilstein hd rides well in the front with gt springs. And according to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 164,924
Posted By sloopy
I talked to Jim at the Pennsylvania office. I can...

I talked to Jim at the Pennsylvania office. I can PM you his number.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 164,924
Posted By sloopy
I was able to get some spring data from our...

I was able to get some spring data from our friends at Lesjofors and they gave me permission to publish it :o)


Lesjofors {part number}
{description}
---
L: {length}
OD: {outer diameter}
WD:...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,893
Posted By sloopy
Alright! I called Sweden and they told me that...

Alright! I called Sweden and they told me that 4495801 is the part number for a pair of two 4295803 springs, which are the normal wagon springs. So if you're buying nornal wagon rear springs, the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,893
Posted By sloopy
I agree. Stock wagon springs are the way to go...

I agree. Stock wagon springs are the way to go for what I'm going for. I am a bit confused about which part to order though. Rockauto lists lesjofors 4495801 as the rear spring for a wagon. However,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,893
Posted By sloopy
wagon springs or ambulance springs with koni sport dampers?

I'm looking to buy koni sport dampers for my 240 wagon and want to know which rear spring would be a better match for my system. Currently I have lesjofors 4095801 on the front and lesjofors 4295816...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,704
Posted By sloopy
so my lesjofors gt-like springs are already 15mm...

so my lesjofors gt-like springs are already 15mm lower than stock and youre saying the ipd sport springs are probably no stiffer. so the only difference would be the fact that the ipd springs are...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,704
Posted By sloopy
you're probably right about it being nowhere near...

you're probably right about it being nowhere near 435 lbs/in. maybe anthony is referring to both springs in combination? maybe he already accounted for the motion ratio as well. the next lower rated...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,704
Posted By sloopy
just out of curiosity, i measured my lesjofors...

just out of curiosity, i measured my lesjofors stock wagon replacement springs

13.8mm coil diameter front
14.2mm coil diameter rear

based on what i read on anthony hyde's page...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,704
Posted By sloopy
how can i modify my 240's suspension without hopping too far down the rabbit hole?

hi everybody. i'm trying to make some decisions on my suspension setup without taking it too far. ultimately, i want a sporty ride for having fun on the streets.

what i've done so far:
14x6"...
Forum: showroom 01-01-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,318
Posted By sloopy
So the paint is still pliable and isn't flaking...

So the paint is still pliable and isn't flaking or separating from the headliner at all? Would love to see some detailed pics of the edges to see how they look after 5 years. All your photobucket...
Forum: showroom 12-27-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,318
Posted By sloopy
How's your headliner doing?

How's your headliner doing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,619
Posted By sloopy
I just had a radiator shop clean my tank. I don't...

I just had a radiator shop clean my tank. I don't think they coated the inside or anything and there's a bit of surface rust. Should I do a chemical treatment like ospho or evaporust on the inside?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,876
Posted By sloopy
Question 16.5mm wheel spacers

I'm curious why Ben sells both 15mm and 16.5mm wheel spacers. Does 16.5mm happen to be perfect for a common use case?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By sloopy
I don't think all of the dash lights are supposed...

I don't think all of the dash lights are supposed to come on such as the high beam, bulb failure, service, and check engine light. Also, the important lights are definitely brighter than the others...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By sloopy
I have a feeling there is some wear/damage...

I have a feeling there is some wear/damage because when I got the car, it was very difficult to get into 1st and 2nd gear. The shifter bushings were trashed which meant the reverse detent plate was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By sloopy
I just had the transmission out. That would have...

I just had the transmission out. That would have been a great time to pop the top cover off and inspect it. I did inspect the shift coupler and confirmed that it and the two pins are in perfect...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By sloopy
M47 throuble shifting up into 3rd

I keep having issues shifting up into 3rd gear on my M47. It doesn't seem to be at all related to the synchros, but with the shifter/selector shafts. So I'll be in 2nd gear and when I move the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,699
Posted By sloopy
I've got a few :^) ...

I've got a few :^)

https://imgur.com/a/Tk8BlN0
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,699
Posted By sloopy
Alright the tubes are in and they popped the...

Alright the tubes are in and they popped the frame rails right out. Felt super spooky when the frame yielded and the tube twisted. These tubes are unbelievably strong for how light they are.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,441
Posted By sloopy
I leaned my seat back and it feels really good....

I leaned my seat back and it feels really good. My eyes are a solid inch below the mirror and I can see better. I'm staring right at the b pillar if I look left, but I can deal with that.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,699
Posted By sloopy
I definitely have them in the right spot. I was...

I definitely have them in the right spot. I was just showing off how messed up my frame rails are. On the passenger side, there is just over half an inch between the brace and the frame rail. I know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,441
Posted By sloopy
Interesting you say that robert. I recently sat...

Interesting you say that robert. I recently sat in a vinyl seat where the bottom was blown out and I actually liked the seating position and how it felt like I was inside the seat and not sitting on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,441
Posted By sloopy
I have the back of the seat all the way down and...

I have the back of the seat all the way down and the front of the seat all the way up like I do in every car. My legs and arms are at comfortable distances to the pedals and steering wheel so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,441
Posted By sloopy
Question how do you tall people deal with the rear view mirror?

The rear view mirror is straight up at eye level for me and I have to duck my head down to see around it sometimes. I've been wondering about somehow replacing the mirror with a window mounted unit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
240: drains
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Posted By sloopy
Ah I see. My seams were all smashed up along with...

Ah I see. My seams were all smashed up along with my floors and frame rails and some of the drains have literally been pinched shut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
240: drains
Views: 1,741
Posted By sloopy
I'll try to see if I can find more stuff stuck in...

I'll try to see if I can find more stuff stuck in the rockers. I don't see any evidence of water leaking in from the windshield. I do know the rockers are filling with water and the water is coming...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
240: drains
Views: 1,741
Posted By sloopy
drains

Are there supposed to be drains at the very front of the rockers on a 240? The furthest forward drain I see is on the side of the rocker behind that plastic plug inside the car. It seems like there...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,699
Posted By sloopy
Yeah DD Ranch. Those are what I have. I might be...

Yeah DD Ranch. Those are what I have. I might be forced to get the volvo style braces. I originally bought the ipd ones, but as soon as I felt how heavy they were I decided to send them back and get...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,699
Posted By sloopy
I took some pictures of my frame rails. Half of...

I took some pictures of my frame rails. Half of the metal around one of the passenger side trans crossmember frame nuts has rusted away. The last pic is with me holding the chassis brace up to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,699
Posted By sloopy
lower chassis braces for a 240

I ordered the 240 lower chassis braces from yoshifab and when I went to install them, I discovered my frame rails are totally punched in like the car went over a rock or something and I won't be able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,706
Posted By sloopy
Not a lot, but it happens. I want to do something...

Not a lot, but it happens. I want to do something with the dead bulb. Another option would be turning the upper tail bulbs into additional brake lights. Then I could use the rear fog light switch as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,706
Posted By sloopy
240 dual rear fog lights

I found a good way to enable both rear fog lights. I'm not sure how it's wired on other 240s, but on my 1992, the right rear fog light is wired (white/purp) all the way to a connector above the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,954
Posted By sloopy
It makes sense. Seems like it will put more...

It makes sense. Seems like it will put more stress on the trailing arm bushings in hard corners or when one wheel is dropping.
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