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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By shoestring
Holy **** something I suggested partially worked....

Holy **** something I suggested partially worked. Glad you got it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By shoestring
You *might* be able to drill holes in what...

You *might* be able to drill holes in what remains of the gland nut to use an OTC brand gland nut tool. Look it up, you'll see what I mean. Don't drill into the strut, you'll be disappointed with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,305
Posted By shoestring
Amen. I might be on Turbobricks, but not on a...

Amen. I might be on Turbobricks, but not on a Turbobricks budget.

Mostly.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,435
Posted By shoestring
Different kind of how many psi can a stock...

Different kind of how many psi can a stock support

In our race car we ran 20w50 Castrol, later squirter block. Hot we had about 20psi, and at full chat it would just tickle 50. We do have fresh...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,671
Posted By shoestring
What's the compression ratio on this B23?

What's the compression ratio on this B23?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,195
Posted By shoestring
I didn't realize that was a recognized category. ...

I didn't realize that was a recognized category. You're going down. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,195
Posted By shoestring
For what it's worth, I've never missed a shift...

For what it's worth, I've never missed a shift with the stock setup in almost 10,000 miles of road racing.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,901
Posted By shoestring
I've used classicswede personally and so has...

I've used classicswede personally and so has redblockpowered here. Our transactions were good and I would recommend them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,517
Posted By shoestring
I believe a PRV holds the lap record for...

I believe a PRV holds the lap record for production-based engines at Circuit de la Sarthe.

Fact check: my error, it holds the SPEED RECORD.

So, there's some provenance in that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,583
Posted By shoestring
Once you get done whippin' Batman's ass, look...

Once you get done whippin' Batman's ass, look into the crank sensor, before the vampire birds get you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,647
Posted By shoestring
GM makes an O2 sensor hole plug, 10017198, that's...

GM makes an O2 sensor hole plug, 10017198, that's cheap and does not require a gasket.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,487
Posted By shoestring
No, it was fully functional.

No, it was fully functional.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,487
Posted By shoestring
I can tell you from experience that my EGR...

I can tell you from experience that my EGR equipped '91 240 did NOT like it when we tried a -951 LH module with the original EZ116K, it detonated like crazy. Redblockpowered (who actually composed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
This is what I was looking for.

This is what I was looking for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
@culberro I see some springs are listed as...

@culberro I see some springs are listed as beehive, and some as conical. Can you shed light on what the difference might be, beyond just the shape?

The only place I ever found info on the stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
Doesn't look like they're available any more, or...

Doesn't look like they're available any more, or at least for the time being. The Sealed Power number on the 32v is VS1664, same with that. I also looked at CompCams 909 as a kind of straight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
I've read this. Both guys have better track...

I've read this. Both guys have better track records than I do, though, so I like to absorb what I can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
There was an awesome article in Super Stock and...

There was an awesome article in Super Stock and Drag Racing Magazine from about 20 years ago that extolled the virtues of beehive springs in which David Vizard runs a small Chevy to like 8200 rpm or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
@culberro, any qualms about running the square...

@culberro, any qualms about running the square tooth belt with the BTR et al springs?

Also, can you put the rally car back, chubby Howard the Duck freaks me out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
Last time I bought these they were about 4 bucks...

Last time I bought these they were about 4 bucks a piece.

Holy smokes I just confirmed with local Ford store, yeah, MSRP $28 ea.

I'd try to track them down by application, maybe you can get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
They come in a pack of 4. Yes, but not the...

They come in a pack of 4.

Yes, but not the small one. There's one that JUST fits when you're starting with it. 1/2", maybe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
8V. Springs are F6LZ-6513-AB. Retainers...

8V.

Springs are F6LZ-6513-AB. Retainers AL3Z-6514-A. If you do this, you do have to be cautious to not nick any part of the spring that moves. Also make sure to remove the sharp edge that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
Seat pressure is almost exactly the same as the...

Seat pressure is almost exactly the same as the stock Volvo springs, the rate is also very much in the ballpark. Beehive shape makes the spring control difference, plus the ability to run a smaller...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
I use Ford Mustang 4.6 32v springs (I think it's...

I use Ford Mustang 4.6 32v springs (I think it's from an early 2000's Cobra or something like that) and 6.2 Ford F150 Raptor retainers. I open up the top of the spring with a Dremel tool to fit the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,699
Posted By shoestring
Valvetrain is valvetrain. When I refresh a head,...

Valvetrain is valvetrain. When I refresh a head, I put springs in it. Also, I use beehive springs, because they offer superior performance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By shoestring
This is not correct. Problem is most likely TV...

This is not correct. Problem is most likely TV cable needs adjustment, and they're hyper-sensitive. Search AW70 throttle cable adjustment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,714
Posted By shoestring
Which model?

Which model?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,527
Posted By shoestring
Don't be embarrassed. I'm pretty sure anyone...

Don't be embarrassed. I'm pretty sure anyone who's done this swap has made this mistake. No harm, no foul.

Timing at idle for 2.4 is fixed by the EZ116K at 12 degrees.

I'm assuming that when...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,309
Posted By shoestring
I'm gonna come up with a solution for this and...

I'm gonna come up with a solution for this and make a million dollars, $14.99 at a time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,812
Posted By shoestring
It's on pdf page 1256. If you look at the...

It's on pdf page 1256. If you look at the catalog page on the upper right, it's page 1263, so the bracket APPEARS on cat page 1262.:-P:-P:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,812
Posted By shoestring
3538581. If you got to GCP.SE, 940 catalog...

3538581. If you got to GCP.SE, 940 catalog 91-93, catalog (not pdf) page 1262, callout 1b.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,812
Posted By shoestring
Dude that bracket is still available from Volvo...

Dude that bracket is still available from Volvo and is cheap. My buddy and I FINALLY finished swapping a B230FT out of a 940 into his 240 and we thought about fabbing that bracket also, until we...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,527
Posted By shoestring
#1 error here is usually flywheel oriented...

#1 error here is usually flywheel oriented correctly for crank sensor pickup. Are you certain you positioned the manual trans flywheel properly when you installed it? The gap in the holes should...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,430
Posted By shoestring
Yes, but in this case we're talking about a...

Yes, but in this case we're talking about a camshaft with fixed timing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,516
Posted By shoestring
I have always followed the diag flowchart as...

I have always followed the diag flowchart as provided in the Greenbooks. I'll PM you a link.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,430
Posted By shoestring
Not to be a smart guy, but a properly selected...

Not to be a smart guy, but a properly selected cam needs neither advance nor retard.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,696
Posted By shoestring
This is a great result. Is there a before and...

This is a great result. Is there a before and after or is this the first go?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 92,158
Posted By shoestring
Excellent, thanks!

Excellent, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,622
Posted By shoestring
As would I. And I wouldn't sweat it in the...

As would I. And I wouldn't sweat it in the Spring.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 92,158
Posted By shoestring
What did you use for the oil filter fitting on...

What did you use for the oil filter fitting on the adapter with oil cooler delete? I'd like to do the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By shoestring
Also yes

Also yes
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,213
Posted By shoestring
https://autoricambi.us/valve-shims/ I have...

https://autoricambi.us/valve-shims/

I have used these down to 3.30mm
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,764
Posted By shoestring
I'm not in the market, but this seems like a...

I'm not in the market, but this seems like a pretty good idea. Good luck.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,764
Posted By shoestring
Exactly how far in the hole does the piston end...

Exactly how far in the hole does the piston end up?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,160
Posted By shoestring
Pure hilarity.:-P

Pure hilarity.:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,213
Posted By shoestring
1st) Yes. 2nd) No. 3rd) Probably. ...

1st) Yes.

2nd) No.

3rd) Probably.

Experience at this house likes the Enem V15T.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,964
Posted By shoestring
I miss John V.:-(

I miss John V.:-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,673
Posted By shoestring
You should check and adjust as necessary.

You should check and adjust as necessary.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,979
Posted By shoestring
Big fan of Lenox products.

Big fan of Lenox products.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 65,872
Posted By shoestring
Hmm. Mine doesn't do it, with 0.040" off the...

Hmm. Mine doesn't do it, with 0.040" off the head and a V cam. The only time it did was when we combined the car's EGR EZK (I don't remember the number, ask Cam) with a -951 LH, but that was years...
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