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Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2022, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Dan
I have 225's on the front of my lowered 740, no...

I have 225's on the front of my lowered 740, no issues.
Forum: showroom 10-21-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,730
Posted By Dan
I had a 78 GT in the early 80's. fun car This is...

I had a 78 GT in the early 80's. fun car This is what the rear looks like. This pic was after I got tboned by a Ford PU
https://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=4520
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,482
Posted By Dan
Jacobs ignitions! i remember when they were a...

Jacobs ignitions! i remember when they were a thing, mid 90's IIRC
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Dan
Found this on a 911 forum "We have made a batch...

Found this on a 911 forum
"We have made a batch of Grade 5 Titanium studs and some matching nuts.

These have about the same strength as a Grade 10.9 bolt and they will be difficult to break.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Dan
Doing a little googling and ran across this. ...

Doing a little googling and ran across this. <Dissimilar metals such as a titanium exhaust manifold bolt and the softer aluminum head do not work well together, especially when exposed to extreme...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,863
Posted By Dan
I rarely installed them

I rarely installed them
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,898
Posted By Dan
Beautiful car, awesome find. Hope you see it...

Beautiful car, awesome find. Hope you see it through and put some miles on it
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 115,357
Posted By Dan
Like looking at your pics, but they are always...

Like looking at your pics, but they are always huge. Can you resize future ones? TIA
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 115,357
Posted By Dan
pic

pic
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 115,357
Posted By Dan
Glue two upright pieces together, leaving however...

Glue two upright pieces together, leaving however many inches you need to fit in pocket 1 thickness, shape upper double post to let the side rails curve inwards some.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 115,357
Posted By Dan
Awesome. My biggest worry after all that work...

Awesome. My biggest worry after all that work would be some idiot crashing into it..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,901
Posted By Dan
I've had my Optima red top in my 740 for 11...

I've had my Optima red top in my 740 for 11 years, its getting a little weak, still starts the car unless its been sitting for more than a week, sucks the new ones are not as good. I can't think of...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,873
Posted By Dan
E-fans are fine if done correctly. 35 amp alt...

E-fans are fine if done correctly. 35 amp alt will be a problem for sure, since a decent fan pulls 20 amps
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,873
Posted By Dan
What exhaust do you have? If you have the...

What exhaust do you have? If you have the mechanical fan, switch to an electric. What base timing on your ignition? Sometimes you can add a degree or two and make it feel better, as long as it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,720
Posted By Dan
Too many variables. Check vacuum readings at...

Too many variables. Check vacuum readings at idle, check plugs and wires
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2021, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,448
Posted By Dan
https://static.summitracing.com/global/images/prod...

https://static.summitracing.com/global/images/prod/xlarge/snh-cc1-5-8_xl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,615
Posted By Dan
Fill the transmission, see what happens. It's a...

Fill the transmission, see what happens. It's a 50 plus year old car, not a good choice for a daily driver unless every system has been gone through.
Forum: events 10-16-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,227
Posted By Dan
You guys have fun. I'll be there in spirit.

You guys have fun. I'll be there in spirit.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,775
Posted By Dan
Yeah, you could be right. Sometimes hard to tell...

Yeah, you could be right. Sometimes hard to tell though. I had an 83 turbo that did that.
Start with fuel issues and work from there
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,775
Posted By Dan
Common cause is worn valve stems or seals ...

Common cause is worn valve stems or seals allowing oil to be sucked in when in high vacuum. replacing valve stem seals may fix it
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,294
Posted By Dan
Are you in the UK?

Are you in the UK?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,394
Posted By Dan
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/ngoAAOSwm2hgeMF9/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/ngoAAOSwm2hgeMF9/s-l500.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,126
Posted By Dan
Make the 245 into a pickup and raise it up a bit....

Make the 245 into a pickup and raise it up a bit. No 4WD, but plenty different
Forum: showroom 09-14-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,644
Posted By Dan
10 amps x 12 volts equal 120 watts, if 100% so it...

10 amps x 12 volts equal 120 watts, if 100% so it is a good rule of thumb
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
240: OIL!!!
Views: 2,427
Posted By Dan
if it was my engine, I'd run on non synth 4-600...

if it was my engine, I'd run on non synth 4-600 more miles then go full synth... Just a little extra time to break in and clean the crud out. I go 6-8 k on synth, once in a while longer, but I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dan
Hah, I wondered about that, but figured you...

Hah, I wondered about that, but figured you already tried it. Glad you fixed it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dan
reclock the distributor to give a bit more room?

reclock the distributor to give a bit more room?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,013
Posted By Dan
I have Super pro poly on my 740 and love it, no...

I have Super pro poly on my 740 and love it, no harshness, just controlled motions
Forum: showroom 09-05-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,798
Views: 6,475,136
Posted By Dan
Doesn't have enough crap in it to impress......

Doesn't have enough crap in it to impress......
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,999
Posted By Dan
Mine doesn't drone. I think I have one with an...

Mine doesn't drone. I think I have one with an extra chamber. Mine is 3 chamber
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,156
Posted By Dan
yeah, start with basics. Compression, spark plug,...

yeah, start with basics. Compression, spark plug, spark plug wire. Work your way up the ladder from there
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,999
Posted By Dan
Historically few people like flowmasters on a 4....

Historically few people like flowmasters on a 4. I run one on my V8 740 and love it
Forum: showroom 08-26-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,559
Posted By Dan
My TPI SBC 740 (240 hp/300+ tq) is like that....

My TPI SBC 740 (240 hp/300+ tq) is like that. With the 3.73, it feels great around town, makes glorious noises and has more power than I can use responsibly. It cruises at 80 mph with no issue. Since...
Forum: showroom 08-25-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,559
Posted By Dan
yes

yes
Forum: showroom 08-25-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,559
Posted By Dan
Did you know Humans eat more bananas than...

Did you know Humans eat more bananas than monkeys?







When was the last time you ate a monkey?
Forum: showroom 08-25-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,559
Posted By Dan
Hah, I have to watch closed captions too, seems...

Hah, I have to watch closed captions too, seems to be common amongst us boomers. Trying to go as long as possible before I go down the hearing aid rabbit hole
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,407
Posted By Dan
My 740 had a door freeze up on me. I repeatedly...

My 740 had a door freeze up on me. I repeatedly pulled the handle, released it and let it "slam" back. eventually it opened. Took the panel off and greased all the linkages. one rod would bend rather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,103
Posted By Dan
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,103
Posted By Dan
Yes, stretched belt and/or shaved head. I also...

Yes, stretched belt and/or shaved head. I also seem to remember some gears had marks in wrong spot? Someone with a better memory than me will chime in
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,940
Posted By Dan
It's on the low side, but not dangerously low,...

It's on the low side, but not dangerously low, motor is tired, not shot. what weight oil? I used to up the weight or add STP type additive to buy time
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 1,074,231
Posted By Dan
I had a 77 TR7 back in the 80's was a fun car to...

I had a 77 TR7 back in the 80's was a fun car to drive, liked the interior. Mine was BRG with black interior, sold it before it gave me any real problems
Forum: showroom 06-01-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By Dan
Awesome, Look forward to seeing it move

Awesome, Look forward to seeing it move
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 1,074,231
Posted By Dan
Is that a TR7 on the lift?

Is that a TR7 on the lift?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,863
Posted By Dan
Later 240s have a fuse on the firewall thats...

Later 240s have a fuse on the firewall thats known for problems if the cover gets cracked etc. Most likely dist, but if newer than 86 I think, check that fuse on the firewall on drivers side
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dan
I just take Valve cover off and fill each of the...

I just take Valve cover off and fill each of the pockets with oil. One for each lobe of the cam
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,333
Posted By Dan
7 hours isn't bad for a 28-35 year old car. Lots...

7 hours isn't bad for a 28-35 year old car. Lots of ish to go wrong. If it was new in a shop, I'd say 4-5 hours.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,725
Posted By Dan
I have a HF trans jack, works just fine, used it...

I have a HF trans jack, works just fine, used it on 700 r4's
Forum: events 04-23-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,103
Posted By Dan
June 5th Superior, MT

We host a nice car show every June here in Superior. Local hotel is offering 10% off. I got room for a couple of people if needed. Campground just a few miles away. Might be a nice weekend road trip...
Forum: showroom 03-25-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 2,828,218
Posted By Dan
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3682
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,644
Posted By Dan
So do early Rabbits.

So do early Rabbits.
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