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Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By MikeSr.
T56 2.66/1.76/1.30/1.0/.74/.50 Probably could...

T56 2.66/1.76/1.30/1.0/.74/.50
Probably could also use a 4.11 with that high a first gear and the .50 sixth gear
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By MikeSr.
I used a 1031 3.73 rear with a G80 locker and it...

I used a 1031 3.73 rear with a G80 locker and it seems to be just right with this setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By MikeSr.
I am using a T56 in my 242/LS swap. I was able to...

I am using a T56 in my 242/LS swap. I was able to get this essentially free, I bought it on a pallet with a second 5.3, sold the stock engine for what I paid for both. It was a ‘98 from a Camaro. Had...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
No worries- stops great!

No worries- stops great!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
The pads are just loose after install- after a...

The pads are just loose after install- after a couple stops they were fine.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
[QUOTE=BoxDriver2;6174665]How are the wheels...

[QUOTE=BoxDriver2;6174665]How are the wheels quality wise?

Excellent quality and fit without spacers. I had to use 25mm spacers for the Polaris that were on there before.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,732
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a set of 4 LS coils with a harness and...

I have a set of 4 LS coils with a harness and bracket- pm if interested
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By MikeSr.
Those crush sleeves can be re- used. Just slide...

Those crush sleeves can be re- used. Just slide it over your spare pinion and beat it with a hammer until it elongates .002-.003”. Then you can crush it again as if new. It only has to crush enough...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By MikeSr.
I just cut the weight off with a cutoff wheel-...

I just cut the weight off with a cutoff wheel- now it stays locked with power
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
Some pics of new wheels and studs. 215/35ZR-18...

Some pics of new wheels and studs. 215/35ZR-18 tires. Extended wheel stud by Kaphlenke(thanks BNE!). Mishimoto tuner lugs. EBC yellow pads and drilled and slotted rotors.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,538
Posted By MikeSr.
You can disable/ remove the advance/retard...

You can disable/ remove the advance/retard mechanism in the B21ft distributor then use the vr to hall adaptor to give you a clean square wave signal . VR sensors are inherently noisy electrically and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,538
Posted By MikeSr.
Or- just get this little doohickey that converts...

Or- just get this little doohickey that converts VR sensor output to Hall sensor square wave- use your distributor
https://sirhclabs.com/product/vr-to-hall-sensor-converter/
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,068
Posted By MikeSr.
We should do a local road trip

We should do a local road trip
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,068
Posted By MikeSr.
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: events 03-03-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,100
Posted By MikeSr.
I’m in- payment sent

I’m in- payment sent
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,131
Posted By MikeSr.
Flexplate bolt likely fell out and was bouncing...

Flexplate bolt likely fell out and was bouncing around in there, eventually clearanced itself.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,838
Posted By MikeSr.
I have cut 1.5 coils off of IPD coils on several...

I have cut 1.5 coils off of IPD coils on several 240’s- gives an even stance. Coils will be loose at full droop, but seat on compression.
Forum: events 01-02-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 88,206
Posted By MikeSr.
link?

link?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,068
Posted By MikeSr.
Definitely- as soon as the COVID vaccine is...

Definitely- as soon as the COVID vaccine is available
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,068
Posted By MikeSr.
Ha!- I got the same dash

Ha!- I got the same dash
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,900
Posted By MikeSr.
I used a .75” Wilwood master cylinder with my T56...

I used a .75” Wilwood master cylinder with my T56 and couldn’t get enough engagement even with the pedal all the way down- changed to a stock 260 master and it engaged about halfway down- don’t know...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By MikeSr.
I bought one from redblocksociety and it was fine...

I bought one from redblocksociety and it was fine and delivered promptly.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,566
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a set of Ocean Super DTM’s on my 242. I am...

I have a set of Ocean Super DTM’s on my 242. I am using 215-35/ZR18 tires. A nice stretch- they don’t look like 18’s.
Forum: events 11-08-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 88,206
Posted By MikeSr.
Would love to hear more about Tom’s hemi swap.

Would love to hear more about Tom’s hemi swap.
Forum: events 11-07-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 88,206
Posted By MikeSr.
I kept losing the feed- good to see you guys.

I kept losing the feed- good to see you guys.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 337,753
Posted By MikeSr.
Tom- great work. Those fuel distributors can get...

Tom- great work. Those fuel distributors can get nasty. When you get it back together, get some Redline fuel injector cleaner in a full tank along with some Marvel Mystery Oil. I do this every 3...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,894
Posted By MikeSr.
[QUOTE=Kjets On a Plane;6117704]I *think* that's...

[QUOTE=Kjets On a Plane;6117704]I *think* that's a mis-print? The "GLE" & "N/A 4-cylinder" part is right, though?
All 700 manual 16V I've seen had a 3.91...all ~12 USA market 700 16V they sold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By MikeSr.
Rick- there is a circular dash harness connector...

Rick- there is a circular dash harness connector that has numbered plugs. Look at a wiring diagram for your year 240- one connector is the alternator. It should be marked as alt 61. If you jump...
Forum: events 09-26-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 32,361
Posted By MikeSr.
Man- we should be sitting on the back porch...

Man- we should be sitting on the back porch watching Kenny and Wren cooking.
Forum: website & board 09-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 29,816
Posted By MikeSr.
$$ sent- thanks, Dana, for all you do.

$$ sent- thanks, Dana, for all you do.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,894
Posted By MikeSr.
I have 215-35/18 tires, so that makes it a little...

I have 215-35/18 tires, so that makes it a little taller final drive ratio.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,127
Posted By MikeSr.
I’m using the spherical rear bushings from BNE-...

I’m using the spherical rear bushings from BNE- along with all poly IPD adjustable bars- it’s not that noisy at all. 8” rear springs with 250 lbs and a 25 mm rear bar. Very solid when I nail it.
A...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,894
Posted By MikeSr.
If you don’t want to cut the axle, get a right...

If you don’t want to cut the axle, get a right side abs axle- fits fine with 1031/G80
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,894
Posted By MikeSr.
3.73 with a T56-0.5 6th. I could probably go 3.90...

3.73 with a T56-0.5 6th. I could probably go 3.90 or 4.11. My car does 1500 rpm at 70
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,307
Posted By MikeSr.
S40 booster has been used on a 240

S40 booster has been used on a 240
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,146
Posted By MikeSr.
Mine is similar, with 250 lbs on all corners,...

Mine is similar, with 250 lbs on all corners, coil overs with revalved Saab inserts in the front and S10’s in the back- my only objection is the rear is a little bouncy. 28/25 sways, all...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,851
Posted By MikeSr.
This I like.

This I like.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
It’s together- runs, drives, burnouts, goes for...

It’s together- runs, drives, burnouts, goes for ice cream.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
Yeah- especially around Acworth- pothole city. ...

Yeah- especially around Acworth- pothole city.
How’s your 242 coming along?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
My tint is in need of replacement too. Kenny’s...

My tint is in need of replacement too. Kenny’s Dynotune & Tint?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
Thanks, man- looks almost as good as yours.

Thanks, man- looks almost as good as yours.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
Thanks- tires are 215-35/18. A nice stretch-...

Thanks- tires are 215-35/18. A nice stretch- should be able to drop it another 1-1/2” after adding some downpipe clearance.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,357
Posted By MikeSr.
Upgraded my wheels to some Super DTMs. Added some...

Upgraded my wheels to some Super DTMs. Added some Kaplhenke extended wheel studs( thanks BNE!)
Some Mishimoto tuner lugs and some EBC Yellowstuff pads. Looks better.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,632
Posted By MikeSr.
So- I got a clevis from STS machining that was...

So- I got a clevis from STS machining that was about 3/8” longer than the one I was using. I had MikeJr drill and tap it For my threads and it works perfectly now. Pedal engagement is about midpoint...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,521
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a turbo 940 radiator.

I have a turbo 940 radiator.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,068
Posted By MikeSr.
We could start an Acworth 242 club- I have 2- ‘81...

We could start an Acworth 242 club- I have 2- ‘81 with LS swap and a stock ‘83 flathood turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,068
Posted By MikeSr.
Where are you in Acworth? I am over by the lake.

Where are you in Acworth? I am over by the lake.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,708
Posted By MikeSr.
If I remember, I looked into a larger throttle...

If I remember, I looked into a larger throttle body for that intake and found a B30 fuelie tb was almost a match to the mounting holes in the B21f intake and larger in diameter.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,632
Posted By MikeSr.
I used a Wilwood 3/4” master with similar issues.

I used a Wilwood 3/4” master with similar issues.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,632
Posted By MikeSr.
The STS pedal is symmetrical with the brake pedal...

The STS pedal is symmetrical with the brake pedal installed in the upper mounting position. Pivot arm is dead center in the hole for the master cylinder. Looks perfect.
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