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Forum: events Yesterday, 04:59 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
Sounds good, bring it over!

Sounds good, bring it over!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By gsellstr
I went the route of cutting the signal wire on...

I went the route of cutting the signal wire on mine, but I also have manual bypasses for track use so that route worked better in my instance.

John's right on the money. Just make sure you use a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By gsellstr
FWIW I went thru all of my rigs, upgraded the...

FWIW I went thru all of my rigs, upgraded the wiring from stock to #4, saw some significant gains on all 3. Wagon was minimal but there was a little gain, also needed to do it given the 170A Mechman...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,178
Posted By gsellstr
I'm running 9:1, around 20psi, and timing in...

I'm running 9:1, around 20psi, and timing in boost is pretty low already, can't imagine what 10:1 will be like, and 30psi, I wish you the best.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By gsellstr
I've got a couple decent condition ones sitting...

I've got a couple decent condition ones sitting on the parts bin if used are acceptable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, but it has worked well for me.

Dunno, but it has worked well for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By gsellstr
It's a thick vinyl film to take the hard impact...

It's a thick vinyl film to take the hard impact and dull it, keeps the harshness off the glass.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By gsellstr
Depending on vehicle, they do have some pre-cut...

Depending on vehicle, they do have some pre-cut ones, haven't looked for our cars for ages. I did the cut to fit for the 740.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By gsellstr
The ride really won't change much going with the...

The ride really won't change much going with the poly up front, other than a little better handling. So far the folks I've installed the Superpro stuff in haven't found much sacrifice with poly up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By gsellstr
I have Xpel on mine, been really happy with it,...

I have Xpel on mine, been really happy with it, and it works. Took a rock on the freeway, HEARD it hit the left headlamp, figured it was a goner. Got to work, looked, saw a scuff where it hit, that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By gsellstr
Again, there's a lot of internet lore and lack of...

Again, there's a lot of internet lore and lack of factual information already forming in this thread, without having needed details first. Brand A poly at an 80 durometer vs brand B at a 60 will give...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By gsellstr
Unless Kenny gets his **** to the track, they...

Unless Kenny gets his **** to the track, they won't have a chance in the Volvo powered class. Thems guys is all about the ellis juan swaps.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By gsellstr
No times for me this year guys, sorry. New motor...

No times for me this year guys, sorry. New motor won't be broken in and tune won't be solid before the year is up. 140 is still torn down.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,304
Posted By gsellstr
Wish the track was running last night and I had a...

Wish the track was running last night and I had a backup vehicle. Wagon was running nice with the cool weather, tune is still ****. Still waiting on the new motor as well, don't think I'll be making...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By gsellstr
Making a set of test bearings is a one time thing...

Making a set of test bearings is a one time thing that you reuse in the future, but it really does make it far easier to get things right the first time, without the stress of pulling and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By gsellstr
Ya know, I know that story all too well. Several...

Ya know, I know that story all too well. Several shops around here, same thing. Even one of the large diff shops on the west coast, nope, no dice. Kinda sucks to be honest.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By gsellstr
Deadblow here as well for install, should be...

Deadblow here as well for install, should be around .006" preload on the carrier bearings.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By gsellstr
I've had some clunking and such with certain...

I've had some clunking and such with certain oils. Finally landed on Valvoline, only one I could find locally, and it seems to do really well in all 4 TT's I have (2 in the Dodge).

Did you do the...
Forum: events 08-19-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Huh? No, the California Auto Museum on Front...

Huh? No, the California Auto Museum on Front Street.
Forum: events 08-18-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Just a reminder everyone...please do RSVP at the...

Just a reminder everyone...please do RSVP at the email addy in the first post. We need to get a ballpark idea of how many people are coming.
Forum: events 08-17-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Weekly bump!

Weekly bump!
Forum: events 08-17-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By gsellstr
Stuck this one for ya. We're doing a meet in Cali...

Stuck this one for ya. We're doing a meet in Cali that day as well, wish we could do some kind of interactive video thing on a big screen or something! lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By gsellstr
Not much difference between the heads honestly,...

Not much difference between the heads honestly, just the sodium filled exhaust valves. Since it sounds like you're going the F+T route, if you plan to push it hard the turbo head would be better, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,086
Posted By gsellstr
I couldn't find much either, but what I did find,...

I couldn't find much either, but what I did find, it looked like they were bought out. I can't find the site now unfortunately.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By gsellstr
I wonder if maybe you've got a pilot bearing...

I wonder if maybe you've got a pilot bearing that's not handling heat well? It could be slightly binding, so the input shaft is still retaining speed, won't slow down as much as it needs to?

Have...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By gsellstr
What fluid in the trans? That can make a pretty...

What fluid in the trans? That can make a pretty big difference. They were designed to run Dexron III, but the current run of the mill Dexron VI that is 'backwards compatible' is actually quite a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By gsellstr
If you've been trying to run it with that big of...

If you've been trying to run it with that big of a leak, yeah, it will need to adapt a little, as it will with the AMM and injector swap. Also worth at least taking a peek at the simple stuff, plugs,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By gsellstr
I'd be looking for other air leaks. Did the IC...

I'd be looking for other air leaks. Did the IC split, a hose split that isn't obvious, something along those lines, especially since you mentioned it happened in boost. With the MAF unplugged, it...
Forum: events 08-07-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, well, comes with being a parent. lol

Yeah, well, comes with being a parent. lol
Forum: events 08-06-2021, 05:20 PM
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Posted By gsellstr
It is indeed Luke. It hasn't been the Towe for...

It is indeed Luke. It hasn't been the Towe for ages though.

First meet, woohoo!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,449
Posted By gsellstr
An interesting concept for sure! Curious, I...

An interesting concept for sure!

Curious, I know you can drop in B21 pistons and rods on the metric B20's, keep the 24mm pins. I wouldn't think getting an undersize B21 piston set made would be an...
Forum: events 08-04-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Whatever Luke. You know you're gonna come. lol

Whatever Luke. You know you're gonna come. lol
Forum: events 08-03-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Drag your butt down here, bring the other PDX...

Drag your butt down here, bring the other PDX crew with ya!
Forum: events 08-03-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
You don't, it's already been approved, and they...

You don't, it's already been approved, and they will pay for your gas. :-P
Forum: events 08-03-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Put a note in the email that vehicle will be...

Put a note in the email that vehicle will be either ____ or ____.
Forum: events 08-03-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 43,953
Posted By gsellstr
As a stop-gap for you Volvo folks, we ARE having...

As a stop-gap for you Volvo folks, we ARE having a meet here in Sac in October, while we start plans for Davis 2022.

The October event:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=361333
Forum: events 08-03-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, nobody wants to go to a Volvo event? Guess...

Wow, nobody wants to go to a Volvo event? Guess us locals will keep all the fun to ourselves!
Forum: events 07-30-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By gsellstr
Volvo's at the Museum Event/Meet - Sacramento Oct. 16, 2021

After many MANY long months, it's time to have a formal Volvo meet, here in Sacramento! We are all set to meet at the California Auto Museum Oct. 16, 2021.


Who's in? Please send an email RSVP to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,316
Posted By gsellstr
Tom Woods seems solid in the 4wd world, Coleman,...

Tom Woods seems solid in the 4wd world, Coleman, dunno if they do 2pc though.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,862
Posted By gsellstr
Given your setup, I'd go with whites as...

Given your setup, I'd go with whites as mentioned, bypass the resistor. They are slightly larger, but also a better design, tends to idle better as a side benefit.

One of the locals here has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By gsellstr
You absolutely should tighten them with full...

You absolutely should tighten them with full vehicle weight on them, IF you are using rubber bushings. Poly isn't affected by this as the bushings can pivot.
The reasoning is the rubber bushings are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,371
Posted By gsellstr
The 2-2-239 is the part number for a specific...

The 2-2-239 is the part number for a specific 1310 flange, but there should be another variant for the 1330. Thing is, that also means running a 3.5" shaft, which is pretty big for that tunnel.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,855
Posted By gsellstr
Good to know!

Good to know!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,371
Posted By gsellstr
There are adapter u-joints to go from 1330 to...

There are adapter u-joints to go from 1330 to 1310. I also did find a 1310 based yoke in a Ranger, haven't found a part number for it yet, but it did have the big damper, just not the big joints.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,396
Posted By gsellstr
Standard GL4 or GL5 gear oil is fine, 75w90 or...

Standard GL4 or GL5 gear oil is fine, 75w90 or 80w90. Given you're in SR, temps are on the warmer side, I might go a little thicker, but either is fine. I run Mobile1 in my fleet, plays a little...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 124,806
Posted By gsellstr
Thanks for the update man! Gotta dig one of those...

Thanks for the update man! Gotta dig one of those yoke's up...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,335
Posted By gsellstr
Roger's a standup guy, just sent him a message on...

Roger's a standup guy, just sent him a message on FB to check in.
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,142
Posted By gsellstr
Holy crap man, talk about a voice from the past!...

Holy crap man, talk about a voice from the past! lol
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By gsellstr
This. The integrated CBV works just fine...

This.


The integrated CBV works just fine to be honest. Stepping up to the HD diaphragm and spring from IPD does help for higher boost levels, or you can step up further to the Forge CBV for an...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,292
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...
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