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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By 740atl
agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go....

agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go. I'm glad I saw this.
Forum: events Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 36,480
Posted By 740atl
I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912...

I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912 suspension bits be obtained without second mortgages?
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,156
Posted By 740atl
Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for...

Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for the past million years… was going to try and recycle fittings but honestly just going new seems like the way to go.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,156
Posted By 740atl
What size is the large fitting that connects to...

What size is the large fitting that connects to the evaporator?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,156
Posted By 740atl
Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some...

Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some of the volvo stuff?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By 740atl
I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your...

I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your ring seal? Have a recent compression test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By 740atl
You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into...

You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into the 85 240 but it's gonna be a pain.

This'll sound a bit nutty, but if you find your local junkyard and pull the engine wiring harness from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
https://pbase.com/740atl/image/171807880.jpg

https://pbase.com/740atl/image/171807880.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
Can you answer the question Hubert? Have you...

Can you answer the question Hubert? Have you done anything more than stock boost in your b21ft?

Can you tell me what goes on in the chamber at 28psi when someone shuts off the fuel? Do you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
I wasn't aware of how 2.2 and 2.4 did the deed. ...

I wasn't aware of how 2.2 and 2.4 did the deed. I suppose I did at some point but moved on.

My question, and initial worry about cutting off the fuel is the transient time... while the engine is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By 740atl
IMO the sunroof "seal" is really only more of an...

IMO the sunroof "seal" is really only more of an air and wind seal. I'm sure it helps keep some of the water out but if I understand the system correctly, it's designed to leak water and let the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By 740atl
Dunno. I was always under the impression the...

Dunno. I was always under the impression the stock exhaust manifolds were pretty good. No data to compare to. It was a path I never got to try as I went turbo right away. Driving the 16v na with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By 740atl
Yes, but I made a set for the other side of the...

Yes, but I made a set for the other side of the car too.
If you make your own, the merge collectors that come with kits like that of the summit racing weld-up header kit are lousy. I went with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
I know those words but arranged together that...

I know those words but arranged together that particular fashion they have no meaning to me.


His boost control issues isn’t what killed his motor. He could have boost problems because he...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
Not exactly... killing the key also kills the...

Not exactly... killing the key also kills the spark which is what you need if you're trying to kill the motor from over revving... Spark cut rev limiting is used aside from fuel only cut to preserve...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
Why exactly would you want a mechanical device to...

Why exactly would you want a mechanical device to artificially cut the fuel at 28psi ? Are you trying to melt a piston? If he's running 11.5-12 at full boost his fuel isn't the problem.


he...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,072
Posted By 740atl
Looks good. IMHO the pan isn't very thick for...

Looks good. IMHO the pan isn't very thick for tapping, but rather excellent for welding on a fitting for the oil return....

something like this..
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/aer-fbm2875
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 110,232
Posted By 740atl
Have you messaged the OP? It'd be nice to ask...

Have you messaged the OP? It'd be nice to ask him first seeing as the adapters are based off of his hard work. Maybe he even has a set to sell you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By 740atl
Cap and rotor… if you can get the engine running...

Cap and rotor… if you can get the engine running again, spray the distributor with water… if it dies, you know where the problem is.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,835
Posted By 740atl
It’s a ****load of work to fabricate a header...

It’s a ****load of work to fabricate a header or manifold that is not only functional, but doesn’t require one to make special tools to get bolts on and off. It’s time consuming. The same could be...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By 740atl
The 740 turbo manifold has a great flat spot on...

The 740 turbo manifold has a great flat spot on the bottom for welding an elbow to an external waste gate. There was a Tb member about a decade ago who used one with a holset with good success. ...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By 740atl
A little more info is in order… what are you...

A little more info is in order… what are you looking to do?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
To be fair, the b21 rods didn't break... just...

To be fair, the b21 rods didn't break... just bent in two planes... the engine kept running. The b230 rods just snapped.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
I have a picture that will prove you wrong... ...

I have a picture that will prove you wrong... I'd take a picture of it now, but it's a paperweight on my lab bench in the classroom.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
The stock rods suck and are better left on stock...

The stock rods suck and are better left on stock cars. Have one thing go wrong and they will bend like silly putty.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,813
Posted By 740atl
I love this car. Just watched the most recent...

I love this car. Just watched the most recent video.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By 740atl
IIRC, the toyota rear axle tubes didn't need to...

IIRC, the toyota rear axle tubes didn't need to be shortened to fit in a 240...the lack of disc brakes would be the deal-killer in my book.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,437
Posted By 740atl
The stock mahle pistons are forgiving but only...

The stock mahle pistons are forgiving but only give you a little leeway to detonation.


https://pbase.com/740atl/image/138138778.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By 740atl
I don't have a part number for the high stall...

I don't have a part number for the high stall aw71 converter... would have to call FTI.


If it were my money and I was going auto I would spring for a 4l80e with a microsquirt to control it or...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By 740atl
Understood…. I’ve had that rant before myself. ...

Understood…. I’ve had that rant before myself.

The only gm auto I like is the 2004r… seems to have the best gear ratios but is expensive to build. The 4l80 is huge.

Manual transmissions have...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By 740atl
I also think if you want to consistently run 12’s...

I also think if you want to consistently run 12’s you’re looking at the wrong transmission. I would think a gm automatic would be better suited to the power required to shuffle the brick down the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By 740atl
It’s been a while but I think if you search for...

It’s been a while but I think if you search for roadracerforlife’s or linuxman51’s posts they used something like a 3000 stall.

Personally I was never able to find a stock converter to stall...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By 740atl
What’s your budget? I didn’t know the...

What’s your budget?

I didn’t know the converter was stock. You really need to consider upgrading the torque converter first before you do anything with a turbo. Even pushing all the boost I could...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,030
Posted By 740atl
Well it was a serious question... no need for the...

Well it was a serious question... no need for the ad hominem attacks. It doesn't look like it's braced at all. I suppose in the image you just shared if you put the support panels back in it would...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By 740atl
That's awesome! Thanks! I suppose if I am going...

That's awesome! Thanks! I suppose if I am going to have the 26 spline input shaft installed it wouldn't matter so much the year?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By 740atl
What year 3650 will work with the hanlon adapter?...

What year 3650 will work with the hanlon adapter? I was looking at the hanlon adapter to mount to the sbc bellhousing.

EDIT... oh and how common are these things in the junkyards?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By 740atl
If the scope of your project is to keep an NA...

If the scope of your project is to keep an NA vehicle that starts and runs great every time, lh2.4 might be the best for you. It's just that I have a thing for megsquirt and can't help recommending...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By 740atl
I'm just going to throw this out there, but have...

I'm just going to throw this out there, but have you considered megasquirt (specifically microsquirt) for your project instead? I know there's less anxiety in using tried and true lh2.4 to run a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By 740atl
You'll need an lh2.4 flexplate (or flywheel) for...

You'll need an lh2.4 flexplate (or flywheel) for sure... It'll have the trigger wheel around the body of the flexplate.

Here's a picture of what it'll look like
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,030
Posted By 740atl
Have you considered anchoring the cabinet by...

Have you considered anchoring the cabinet by other means than the foam? I don't know how well the foam would protect the occupants from a 70mph crash only to have a subwoofer plow into the driver's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By 740atl
At that point I could have used lh2.4 but I was...

At that point I could have used lh2.4 but I was using the crank sensor with megasquirt. The only thing that would require a sensor from the differential is the speedometer.



You could do COP...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,644
Posted By 740atl
https://www.musicnotes.com/images/productimages/la...

https://www.musicnotes.com/images/productimages/large/mtd/MN0048726.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,644
Posted By 740atl
QFT. Team Bob!

QFT. Team Bob!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By 740atl
Drill the holes in the block! I did it and the...

Drill the holes in the block! I did it and the holes were a bit too far apart and the crank sensor mounting bracket cracked, but it still held together and worked as it should.

If I had used a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,102
Posted By 740atl
Whether it's worth it depends on your ultimate...

Whether it's worth it depends on your ultimate goals... You can still make power with the 90+ turbo manifold and a turbo in the stock location... bolt a big ol turbo on, give it lots of boost and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,542
Posted By 740atl
that's pretty clever. I love it.

that's pretty clever. I love it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,920
Posted By 740atl
IMHO it allows instant sequential ignition...

IMHO it allows instant sequential ignition without the need for a second trigger... for example using the 60-1 crank and a single tooth wheel on the distributor (stock 240 dizzy with all but one...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,549
Posted By 740atl
The only reason i say this is to verify that the...

The only reason i say this is to verify that the timing you have programmed in the spark table is what's actually showing up in the cylinder. It's a pain to do with one person but have a bud rev the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,491
Posted By 740atl
1. Do it. $500 seems reasonable for all of the...

1. Do it. $500 seems reasonable for all of the +T swap parts you'd need.

2. any manual transmission swap (aside from m46) is going to cost about $1000 give or take.

3. How long do you want...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,549
Posted By 740atl
Have you measured the actual timing at the crank...

Have you measured the actual timing at the crank at a few rpms?
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