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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
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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: 597
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: 597
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: 1,283
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: 1,283
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: 718
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: 771
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: 1,187
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: 2,112
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: 2,112
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: 2,112
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...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By gsellstr
I haven't enjoyed mine for about....eh....45...

I haven't enjoyed mine for about....eh....45 minutes. 100k on mine so far, worth every dang penny.
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,548
Posted By gsellstr
Well guys, we're working on a slightly different...

Well guys, we're working on a slightly different plan for 2021, with a full return of Davis in '22. Given things are still pretty up in the air where we'll be, we're going to be cautious.

That...
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,548
Posted By gsellstr
I gotta get the cars ready I guess. lol

I gotta get the cars ready I guess. lol
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,548
Posted By gsellstr
Uh...you being vaccinated doesn't make a case for...

Uh...you being vaccinated doesn't make a case for us to do Davis in the middle of the stupid hot summer. :-P
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,548
Posted By gsellstr
We've actually got a call going this evening to...

We've actually got a call going this evening to see where things are stacking up. We're just barely starting to see things open up here finally, most counties dropped into the first of the less...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By gsellstr
I JUST went thru this earlier this week, wiring...

I JUST went thru this earlier this week, wiring my MS for a CEL.

The bulb gets a constant 12v from the cluster, at least on a 7. The 2.4 box supplies a ground to turn the light on.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,062
Posted By gsellstr
I know it's apples and kumquats but Doug had one...

I know it's apples and kumquats but Doug had one of the Gripper's in his Yellow way back in the day, really did well in that car, managed to keep it hooked with 400something at the ground.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,062
Posted By gsellstr
Wasn't the Wavetrac tunable? I keep seeing people...

Wasn't the Wavetrac tunable? I keep seeing people bashing the TruTrac since it isn't, saying the Wavetrac is better because of that. Have you checked the breakaway torque on it to make sure it's not...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,209
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, you should be fine to install these now, LH...

Yeah, you should be fine to install these now, LH should be able to adapt around them.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,209
Posted By gsellstr
Nope, 2.4 runs 3b, turbo or NA. Only certain 2.2...

Nope, 2.4 runs 3b, turbo or NA. Only certain 2.2 cars had the 2.5b reg.

The whites seem to run better than the normal 804 or 357 greens as well. 4-hole instead of pintle's.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,209
Posted By gsellstr
There's also the easy button... ...

There's also the easy button...
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=247971

#33 and hi-z. I can ship them out tomorrow.

Also, no need to change out the FPR, same between NA and turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,796
Posted By gsellstr
I gotta get back on that series, way too many...

I gotta get back on that series, way too many episodes in my backlog, including that one. Makes me happy to know that both my truck and wagon are running the right setup though, 3" single straight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,908
Posted By gsellstr
I bought a lot of stock on shims when FCP had...

I bought a lot of stock on shims when FCP had them on clearance a while back. About 3/4 of my kit is good used, the rest is new, but yeah, it sure as hell ain't a cheap think to build.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,908
Posted By gsellstr
If you're changing the cam, regardless of brand...

If you're changing the cam, regardless of brand of cam, cam choice, head condition, etc, it's smart to at the very least check the clearances to make sure nothing is being held open.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,562
Posted By gsellstr
It does look like there's a little play in the...

It does look like there's a little play in the box, but that suddenly going out isn't common. There should be a second set of bushings further up as well, worth a look, not likely to be it. Superpro...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,838
Posted By gsellstr
That ring compressor is the same as I use. It...

That ring compressor is the same as I use. It won't do a lot, but it's enough to shrink them a little and also help guide them and start them straight...the biggest issue when they are all slimed up....
Forum: events 03-04-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,939
Posted By gsellstr
Gotta see how the year plays out. What's the...

Gotta see how the year plays out. What's the drop-dead date to reg?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By gsellstr
Ebay, 1 seller shows the C4499-040. Jegs shows...

Ebay, 1 seller shows the C4499-040.
Jegs shows ships 3/19.
Cometic in Aussie shows 1 in stock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By gsellstr
OD is more vehicle speed related from what I've...

OD is more vehicle speed related from what I've seen. You mention really light throttle and the OD will disengage...sounds more like the throttle cable isn't adjusted correctly or has snapped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,158
Posted By gsellstr
A friend did, said they were decent, never saw...

A friend did, said they were decent, never saw them in person.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,838
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, that's correct on the part numbers. They...

Yup, that's correct on the part numbers. They combined the 3121's into a single 4775 a few years ago, but they haven't done the 3120's for some reason. Fun fact, that 4775 is the same bushing as the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely does sound like the computer is hosed...

Definitely does sound like the computer is hosed if it's locking the injectors on, thankfully meaning the harness is hopefully ok.

Definitely worth checking the injectors as mentioned as well as...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-09-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 1,800,173
Posted By gsellstr
Perhaps I'm misunderstanding, but I've been able...

Perhaps I'm misunderstanding, but I've been able to live tune using the Ostrich, and upload the tune to the ostrich while the engine is running.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,469
Posted By gsellstr
The 016 in there is correct for your car. The 007...

The 016 in there is correct for your car. The 007 is an LH2.2 MAF and is not correct, also will not be from a 90's anything for Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By gsellstr
Is that 11v across the injector pins? If so,...

Is that 11v across the injector pins? If so, that's wrong, as that means the computer is grounding them. If that's between the supply voltage pin and ground, that's fine.
If that's across the pins,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By gsellstr
Chances are you've got a wire shorted to ground...

Chances are you've got a wire shorted to ground for the injector signal from LH, or a failed or incorrect LH computer. Hard telling what else has been hacked from the sounds of it. You might try...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,712
Posted By gsellstr
Not sure where you're at, but my local shop only...

Not sure where you're at, but my local shop only charges about $150 to retube and balance. Since you aren't doing joints, bearing, or any pressing, that should be all they are doing, shouldn't be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,712
Posted By gsellstr
You want it to be maybe 3/4" out from fully...

You want it to be maybe 3/4" out from fully inserted, so yeah, you're pushing it with the limited insertion. Running it that way can lead to increased wear in the bushing and splines along with more...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,712
Posted By gsellstr
You can also put the diff yoke so the caps are...

You can also put the diff yoke so the caps are top and bottom, driveshaft caps will be on the sides. Then put a socket on the bottom cap, phone on that. That allows you to measure from the joint...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,526
Posted By gsellstr
Uh...3 gaskets stacked on each other? That ain't...

Uh...3 gaskets stacked on each other? That ain't right....

Filter screen to spacer, spacer to VB, VB to trans.
Forum: events 02-01-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,548
Posted By gsellstr
Hey, that's better than getting **** pics for...

Hey, that's better than getting **** pics for ones you haven't seen. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,179
Posted By gsellstr
I had similar issues as you did Dave, except my...

I had similar issues as you did Dave, except my idle pressure is fine, higher rpm's it doesn't climb like it used to. I used the stock hardlines, replaced the rubber, but swapped to AN to fit onto...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,712
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, it should. Maybe 1/4". Only difference is...

Yeah, it should. Maybe 1/4". Only difference is the isolation damping on the 960 plate.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,712
Posted By gsellstr
If you were to DIY the frame around it, fold the...

If you were to DIY the frame around it, fold the tabs under the bearing carrier, and trim just a touch of the rubber on the corners, that would alleviate the bolt issue entirely. It still wouldn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,712
Posted By gsellstr
I'm not sure your skill level, but...what about...

I'm not sure your skill level, but...what about taking some 1/8"x2" flat stock, bend it to match the curve of the bearing, and use that as a retainer? That would allow you to secure it still. Or,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,712
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, I'm really curious as well. Like ^^^^...

Yeah, I'm really curious as well. Like ^^^^ mentioned, I just made the rubber part round. Granted in a 140/240 the bearing carrier presses against the tunnel itself, instead of having the surround...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,517
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno on the 74 head being the best exhaust port....

Dunno on the 74 head being the best exhaust port. Maybe once you remove the restriction right behind the valve perhaps, where it necks from 35mm to what, maybe 20 at best? lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,517
Posted By gsellstr
There was also the emissions aspect of things,...

There was also the emissions aspect of things, that got progressively worse. Detune the engine so it flows less, and you'll get less from the tailpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,517
Posted By gsellstr
First off, drop that head gasket thickness down....

First off, drop that head gasket thickness down. I found a BIG improvement in knock reduction on mine, going from a stock elring at around .048" crushed to a .035" Cometic. Allowed me another 6* of...
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