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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By gsellstr
I did finally replace my old sender when it...

I did finally replace my old sender when it started getting twitchy, definitely picked up some oil pressure, or at least reported pressure once things got hot. The old sender didn't take to heat very...
Forum: events 06-19-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,782
Posted By gsellstr
Nice seeing you guys get on the tour! I gotta get...

Nice seeing you guys get on the tour! I gotta get my MTOD revived so I can check it out, haven't watched the tour for a couple years.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By gsellstr
Noticed a drop in pressure when I swapped in the...

Noticed a drop in pressure when I swapped in the RX7 cooler. Needed new fittings, ran 1/2" push-lock hose from the stock hardlines to the RX7 banjo's. Factory squirter, hot idle with decent bearing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By gsellstr
/end thread Serious though, yeah, check...

/end thread


Serious though, yeah, check out the 3M Trim Tape. That stuff will hold anything in place as long as you clean things first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By gsellstr
I've had pretty solid luck with jacking one side...

I've had pretty solid luck with jacking one side up, give the wheel a SHARP twist as fast as you can move it and you'll feel it catch very solidly. Also the G80's should have the half moon on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By gsellstr
The last few OE belts I installed were actually...

The last few OE belts I installed were actually Dayco's. Personally, I run the Gates Kevlar's, haven't had an issue with them.
Continental on the other hand, nope, won't run another of those in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By gsellstr
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=189...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=189043
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By gsellstr
Could be air escaping from the brake booster as...

Could be air escaping from the brake booster as well. Last failed booster I had on the wagon had a leak that you could hear just on light pedal, but if you have a failed check valve, you could be...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By gsellstr
Engagement was pretty light with the fox body...

Engagement was pretty light with the fox body shaft from what I remember as well. FWIW, the fox body shafts are 45.5 c-c, the adapter is 0.75". To get proper engagement without the adapter I needed a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By gsellstr
2nd question on this this week bud. That...

2nd question on this this week bud.

That said...
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=360582

Most of the details you'll need are in here. ;)

Cliff notes...skip the Yoshi adapter,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By gsellstr
Please let us know what ends up working on that...

Please let us know what ends up working on that Ranger shaft setup. I'm kinda curious if it changes things over the normal Mustang yoke.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 89,428
Posted By gsellstr
Quick update on the yoke situation. A yard run...

Quick update on the yoke situation. A yard run revealed that an 89 Ranger 2.3L 2WD had the big balancer, 1.5" OD yoke, that runs a 1310 joint as well. Unfortunately, the one I found was trashed...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By gsellstr
That 2-2-237 may have been superceded to another...

That 2-2-237 may have been superceded to another part number. That was actually on the box when I got mine but that's been many years. The other thing is, there's a good number of cars that run that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By gsellstr
Post #2 here might help... ...

Post #2 here might help...
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=321237

That flange, a 47" c-c shaft, and the Mustang/Ranger big damper yoke and you should be good for a clean setup,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By gsellstr
Go hit Coleman Racing for a 3" shaft, also a...

Go hit Coleman Racing for a 3" shaft, also a touch longer than the foxbody which is 45.5 c-c. I went 47" c-c when I had a 1pc, using a bolt-on Spicer flange on the back, no adapter, and it fit really...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By gsellstr
I remember WAY back, Toby had issues on Goldie as...

I remember WAY back, Toby had issues on Goldie as well. Cracked at least one, finally welded a ton of bracing onto a new one and that held. It worked really well while the car sat as well. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno Harald...if one of the pumps isn't spinning...

Dunno Harald...if one of the pumps isn't spinning up until it's had some current and fuel flowing thru it for a bit, that could be a possibility. It wouldn't be that consistent though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By gsellstr
Checked the coolant temp sensor yet? Pretty sure...

Checked the coolant temp sensor yet? Pretty sure they are different between 2.2 and 2.4, and they have separate legs for EZK and LH. If one of those failed but not the other, could be causing you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,647
Posted By gsellstr
Think about this for a minute guys. The...

Think about this for a minute guys.

The check valve is on the pressure side, the outlet of the pump.
The fuel pressure regulator determines how much fuel is returned to the tank, after fuel has...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,574
Posted By gsellstr
Had no issues whatsoever on my IC, but yeah,...

Had no issues whatsoever on my IC, but yeah, there was definitely trimming of the rubber, plus modifying the upper bracket due to thickness differences.

Can't comment on the radiator, curious as...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 216,296
Posted By gsellstr
The track is running up here as well. Gotta get...

The track is running up here as well. Gotta get the new motor in before I'll even attempt a run.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,956
Posted By gsellstr
The AQ131 is just a stock B230. The 151 is the...

The AQ131 is just a stock B230. The 151 is the 86mm 8v, the 171 is the 86mm 16v.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,252
Posted By gsellstr
Sadly, yeah, I'd believe it Jimmy. lol Yeah...

Sadly, yeah, I'd believe it Jimmy. lol

Yeah lummert...oil drain plug...just not a redblock one. No idea what it fits, found it hanging on the 'Help!' section at one of the chain stores in town.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,252
Posted By gsellstr
I used an M18x1.5 oil drain plug on my 90+ EGR...

I used an M18x1.5 oil drain plug on my 90+ EGR port, easy to find off the rack at the chain stores usually. Can't comment on the NA thread size, but you may be able to get a plug for it from the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,757
Posted By gsellstr
I've only heard from one person who had a...

I've only heard from one person who had a possible issue with the 2.4 RPM sensor. One thing I played with on the bench, since I haven't done the swap yet, is some adhesive aluminum tape inside the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,757
Posted By gsellstr
My plan is a 200-4r (get it right Eric. :-P )....

My plan is a 200-4r (get it right Eric. :-P ). Bowtie has a stage 2 for $1700 or so off the shelf, not sure if that includes a converter or not, but I already have that covered anyway. Just need to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,329
Posted By gsellstr
Here's an alternative including part numbers... ...

Here's an alternative including part numbers...
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=189043
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By gsellstr
Easy way to tell is look for the OE part number....

Easy way to tell is look for the OE part number. If it starts with SPF, you're getting legit Superpro. I've seen too many cheap brands that are pure garbage.

Do let me know what you find Jack, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,727
Posted By gsellstr
Typically they don't switch styles of MAF on a...

Typically they don't switch styles of MAF on a given engine management system, but it does appear they did that in this case, possibly not correctly done. The FCP site lists it as being an HFM...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,912
Posted By gsellstr
Awesome news, glad it was a simple enough fix!

Awesome news, glad it was a simple enough fix!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,912
Posted By gsellstr
Wait a minute... You have a TCU? That...

Wait a minute...

You have a TCU? That doesn't sync up with being LH2.4.
Also, you have a MAP? LH doesn't run a MAP, they run a MAF, which you mentioned a 3" MAF. Or is the MAP only associated...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,912
Posted By gsellstr
First couple things that come to mind are cam...

First couple things that come to mind are cam timing, wastegate tension, and boost control method.

The 15g wastegate actuators are crap in terms of return tension. Given you had the same issues...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,566
Posted By gsellstr
I haven't enjoyed mine for about....eh....45...

I haven't enjoyed mine for about....eh....45 minutes. 100k on mine so far, worth every dang penny.
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,782
Posted By gsellstr
Well guys, we're working on a slightly different...

Well guys, we're working on a slightly different plan for 2021, with a full return of Davis in '22. Given things are still pretty up in the air where we'll be, we're going to be cautious.

That...
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,782
Posted By gsellstr
I gotta get the cars ready I guess. lol

I gotta get the cars ready I guess. lol
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,782
Posted By gsellstr
Uh...you being vaccinated doesn't make a case for...

Uh...you being vaccinated doesn't make a case for us to do Davis in the middle of the stupid hot summer. :-P
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,782
Posted By gsellstr
We've actually got a call going this evening to...

We've actually got a call going this evening to see where things are stacking up. We're just barely starting to see things open up here finally, most counties dropped into the first of the less...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By gsellstr
I JUST went thru this earlier this week, wiring...

I JUST went thru this earlier this week, wiring my MS for a CEL.

The bulb gets a constant 12v from the cluster, at least on a 7. The 2.4 box supplies a ground to turn the light on.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,608
Posted By gsellstr
I know it's apples and kumquats but Doug had one...

I know it's apples and kumquats but Doug had one of the Gripper's in his Yellow way back in the day, really did well in that car, managed to keep it hooked with 400something at the ground.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,608
Posted By gsellstr
Wasn't the Wavetrac tunable? I keep seeing people...

Wasn't the Wavetrac tunable? I keep seeing people bashing the TruTrac since it isn't, saying the Wavetrac is better because of that. Have you checked the breakaway torque on it to make sure it's not...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,530
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, you should be fine to install these now, LH...

Yeah, you should be fine to install these now, LH should be able to adapt around them.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,530
Posted By gsellstr
Nope, 2.4 runs 3b, turbo or NA. Only certain 2.2...

Nope, 2.4 runs 3b, turbo or NA. Only certain 2.2 cars had the 2.5b reg.

The whites seem to run better than the normal 804 or 357 greens as well. 4-hole instead of pintle's.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,530
Posted By gsellstr
There's also the easy button... ...

There's also the easy button...
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=247971

#33 and hi-z. I can ship them out tomorrow.

Also, no need to change out the FPR, same between NA and turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,301
Posted By gsellstr
I gotta get back on that series, way too many...

I gotta get back on that series, way too many episodes in my backlog, including that one. Makes me happy to know that both my truck and wagon are running the right setup though, 3" single straight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,016
Posted By gsellstr
I bought a lot of stock on shims when FCP had...

I bought a lot of stock on shims when FCP had them on clearance a while back. About 3/4 of my kit is good used, the rest is new, but yeah, it sure as hell ain't a cheap think to build.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,016
Posted By gsellstr
If you're changing the cam, regardless of brand...

If you're changing the cam, regardless of brand of cam, cam choice, head condition, etc, it's smart to at the very least check the clearances to make sure nothing is being held open.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By gsellstr
It does look like there's a little play in the...

It does look like there's a little play in the box, but that suddenly going out isn't common. There should be a second set of bushings further up as well, worth a look, not likely to be it. Superpro...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,444
Posted By gsellstr
That ring compressor is the same as I use. It...

That ring compressor is the same as I use. It won't do a lot, but it's enough to shrink them a little and also help guide them and start them straight...the biggest issue when they are all slimed up....
Forum: events 03-04-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,755
Posted By gsellstr
Gotta see how the year plays out. What's the...

Gotta see how the year plays out. What's the drop-dead date to reg?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,361
Posted By gsellstr
Ebay, 1 seller shows the C4499-040. Jegs shows...

Ebay, 1 seller shows the C4499-040.
Jegs shows ships 3/19.
Cometic in Aussie shows 1 in stock.
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