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Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 428,124
Posted By blkaplan
ATM, I don't have any first hand knowledge of...

ATM, I don't have any first hand knowledge of that,,, just anxiety of an upcoming blower motor job and making a decision on a potentially substandard aftermarket blower motor.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 428,124
Posted By blkaplan
What blower motor are you going with?

What blower motor are you going with?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 37,121
Posted By blkaplan
My 242 had a noisy main pump, and I swapped in a...

My 242 had a noisy main pump, and I swapped in a new one... still noisy.

The thing that fixed it was upgrading the intank pump to the 740 turbo spec unit. The stock new intank 240 kjet pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,957
Posted By blkaplan
not without spacers, a low offset wheel + lots...

not without spacers, a low offset wheel + lots of dish does not give much caliper clearance.

the only way it would conceivably work would be if the wheel spokes were arced.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By blkaplan
this, or axle bushings

this, or axle bushings
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By blkaplan
You can't go wrong with Aarow.

You can't go wrong with Aarow.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 30,707
Posted By blkaplan
Yes,

Yes,
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 70,824
Posted By blkaplan
Do you think PETG will have enough temp...

Do you think PETG will have enough temp resistance for this application?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 30,707
Posted By blkaplan
For people who track their cars, its not...

For people who track their cars, its not unregular to rebuild the diff once a season or even twice a season if you want to keep things tip top.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 30,707
Posted By blkaplan
Thor's electric hammer.

Thor's electric hammer.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By blkaplan
These guys break EVERYTHING. :lol: They are...

These guys break EVERYTHING. :lol:

They are the John Lane of 2022
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By blkaplan
It amazing how consistently they failed. Id...

It amazing how consistently they failed. Id suggest avoiding Meyle balls joints and stick to lemforder.

Next batch of QSRC should drop tomorrow FYI
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,215
Posted By blkaplan
I ran a straight-through minimal resonator. The...

I ran a straight-through minimal resonator. The car was so loud I had to drive with earplugs in.

It was ok with a helmet on, but not sure if i would want to put up with it for an enduro...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,215
Posted By blkaplan
I had a lot of boost control issues with my side...

I had a lot of boost control issues with my side exit exhaust as well. No issues with full length setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,253
Posted By blkaplan
I bet they could probably make them if you were...

I bet they could probably make them if you were willing to order a set. They make a lot of that stuff in house so I'm sure they have the capability to fire up another set if someone wanted to pony...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 193,483
Posted By blkaplan
I dont think bell housing alignment will cause a...

I dont think bell housing alignment will cause a vibration. It certainly could cause your trans or engine to be ruined in short order but not a vibration.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,458
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, that's not anything to worry about. As long...

Yes, that's not anything to worry about. As long as what the block is stamped matches the pistons... you should be good to go.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By blkaplan
I had that problem on my 960 and then the trans...

I had that problem on my 960 and then the trans died... The radiator / auto trans cooler was leaking coolant into the transmission. Check your trans fluid for signs of water / antifreeze.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 166,922
Posted By blkaplan
Sad to see this but it's probably the best time...

Sad to see this but it's probably the best time to sell a car like this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By blkaplan
Polybushings = no bueno

Polybushings = no bueno
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,935
Posted By blkaplan
I could see that.

I could see that.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 835,590
Posted By blkaplan
Where did you get the model of that 242? Did you...

Where did you get the model of that 242? Did you do that yourself?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 23,472
Posted By blkaplan
I wouldn't bother with going tighter then .015...

I wouldn't bother with going tighter then .015 either.

With a VX cam and regular port work you wont notice the difference with .007" extra lift and you lose any margin for error before you get too...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By blkaplan
205 55 16 would be my choice. biggest...

205 55 16 would be my choice.

biggest issue is does the tire compound you want come in that size?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,215
Posted By blkaplan
Shouldn't the 960 91-94 wagon tank be good to go?...

Shouldn't the 960 91-94 wagon tank be good to go? those cars never received the IRS setup.

Did wagons have a smaller capacity?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,215
Posted By blkaplan
I would definitely get a 960 tank for the car. ...

I would definitely get a 960 tank for the car. Its well engineered, it fits, and is available for not much cost.
Forum: showroom 01-26-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By blkaplan
:rofl: Does it have the 2 stroke conversion...

:rofl:

Does it have the 2 stroke conversion though?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,448
Posted By blkaplan
302mm rotor option required a 16" wheel. If you...

302mm rotor option required a 16" wheel. If you use the 280mm rotor setup, you can use a 15" wheel.

Id avoid the 305 vs the 302. They are super heavy.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,639
Posted By blkaplan
Yea those seats do look great. top-notch. Just...

Yea those seats do look great. top-notch. Just the right amount of fill.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,903
Posted By blkaplan
The best extreme budget bet for a lemons car is a...

The best extreme budget bet for a lemons car is a g80 with the weight welded in place. That shaft can break if you cut the weight so its better just to reinforce it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,935
Posted By blkaplan
You did towerys and mine, neither worked well at...

You did towerys and mine, neither worked well at all.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,838
Posted By blkaplan
:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall::zeeall:

:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall::zeeall:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,935
Posted By blkaplan
I haven't had good results with that.

I haven't had good results with that.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,838
Posted By blkaplan
exhausts is exempt. :-p

exhausts is exempt. :-p
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 1,679
Posted By blkaplan
the car will drive from point A to point B but...

the car will drive from point A to point B but the power curve is horrible and the car looses most of its torque.

We did the same thing on our race car and I have regrets everytime I hit the gas...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,184
Posted By blkaplan
I sent you an email. We are about to machine...

I sent you an email. We are about to machine some items that may interest you.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,184
Posted By blkaplan
Looks really good! If you want another...

Looks really good!

If you want another option, there is always JRZ... its not cheap but they would go direct to you from Holland so should be less import fees and only your standard 25% VAT? ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 1,679
Posted By blkaplan
best bet is to undo everything and relock it all...

best bet is to undo everything and relock it all with the tools. Thats the best way to reset it all.

How are you going to control VVT in your 850?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By blkaplan
check your axle bushings.

check your axle bushings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 1,679
Posted By blkaplan
Do you have the cams locked together with the...

Do you have the cams locked together with the tool ?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,493
Posted By blkaplan
google says they were offered for 7/9 ...

google says they were offered for 7/9

those would fit on a 240 no problem.

Should be et 11 not 10.
Forum: showroom 12-22-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,283
Posted By blkaplan
Why would you bother with the sedan tail lights? ...

Why would you bother with the sedan tail lights?

The mismatch of the tailgate glass height to the side glass is gonna be a no from me.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By blkaplan
If your spring unseats at full droop, it works...

If your spring unseats at full droop, it works much better at the top. If you got long boy springs or dampers and springs that are well matched then it doesn't make much difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By blkaplan
yes it does. 3 per spring.

yes it does. 3 per spring.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By blkaplan
I make and sell these adjustable perches, ...

I make and sell these adjustable perches,

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/rear-adjustable-spring-perch-mount
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,407
Posted By blkaplan
I added a comment on the youtube channel for...

I added a comment on the youtube channel for people,

"I prefer to keep the spindle bearing surfaces clean of grease and dry, it helps keep inner race of the wheel bearing from spinning on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,153
Posted By blkaplan
Correct, a steel tube running across the cabin at...

Correct, a steel tube running across the cabin at head height is the major flaw in this plan.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 688,729
Posted By blkaplan
Wow, these look familiar. :-P

Wow, these look familiar. :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,838
Posted By blkaplan
:woowoo::woowoo::woowoo::woowoo: did someone...

:woowoo::woowoo::woowoo::woowoo:

did someone say flowmasters?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,153
Posted By blkaplan
exactly, no reason for a harness bar and the...

exactly, no reason for a harness bar and the safety risk with a proper good seat and OEM 3 points. Its how I daily drive my car.
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