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Forum: events 08-04-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
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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: 10
Views: 414
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: 10
Views: 414
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: 10
Views: 414
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: 37,067
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: 10
Views: 414
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: 10
Views: 414
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?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
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: 1,103
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: 857
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: 4,322
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: 3,278
Posted By gsellstr
Good to know!

Good to know!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,322
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: 1,042
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: 116,912
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: 1,860
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: 12,869
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: 1,869
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: 4,512
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: 11
Views: 12,869
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: 27
Views: 4,512
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: 1,955
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: 19
Views: 3,176
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: 1,916
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: 2,853
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: 1,526
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: 13
Views: 3,278
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: 13
Views: 3,278
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: 23
Views: 4,322
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: 259
Views: 116,912
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: 23
Views: 4,322
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: 23
Views: 4,322
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: 23
Views: 4,322
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: 2,964
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: 2,786
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: 2,786
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: 2,460
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: 2,328
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: 138
Views: 241,944
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: 2,349
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: 2,658
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: 2,658
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: 3,154
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: 3,154
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: 1,456
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: 1,727
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: 1,898
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: 3,142
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: 3,142
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: 3,142
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...
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