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Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,586
Posted By VB242
Lean and not being able to adjust the idle at all...

Lean and not being able to adjust the idle at all indicates an air leak to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
Posted By VB242
Does the turbo have a T25 or T3 flange? Did you...

Does the turbo have a T25 or T3 flange? Did you have to use an adapter?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By VB242
I have a John V sooperbitchin flywheel and a...

I have a John V sooperbitchin flywheel and a South bend 330ft lb clutch. It holds well and is not too grabby to drive on the street.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,008
Posted By VB242
This is what I was thinking, seems like you...

This is what I was thinking, seems like you would be better off with a stack of head bolt washers.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By VB242
Yeah look for a later model world class T5, mine...

Yeah look for a later model world class T5, mine is an 86 and only rated for 260ft.lbs, it's been holding up so far under quite a bit of abuse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By VB242
The solenoid the bumps the idle up for the a/c is...

The solenoid the bumps the idle up for the a/c is counterintuitive, if you block the vacuum line to it, it will raise the idle, if you connect the 2 vacuum lines together it will lower the idle.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By VB242
Ya, sounds like bad syncros, you might have to...

Ya, sounds like bad syncros, you might have to double clutch it. My T5 won't up shift to 4th without double clutching since the syncros are bad. I knew this when I bought it but only paid either...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,124
Posted By VB242
What did you do for a transmission mount? My T5...

What did you do for a transmission mount? My T5 was miserable until I added some pieces of rubber between the frame and cross member.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,442
Posted By VB242
I'm thinking about putting a swirl pot under the...

I'm thinking about putting a swirl pot under the car in the space where the rear muffler goes.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By VB242
Highly unlikely unless you've machined a bunch...

Highly unlikely unless you've machined a bunch off the head.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,165
Posted By VB242
I'm running an A cam with an STS adjustable gear...

I'm running an A cam with an STS adjustable gear fully advanced on a 91 245 auto with lh2.4. It definitely seems o pull harder all the way to the shift points. It's no rocket but it can hold its own...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,319
Posted By VB242
I used Spring menders in Norfolk VA, but all they...

I used Spring menders in Norfolk VA, but all they did was weld a 1310 yoke on both ends of my M47 driveshaft and shorten it an inch or so on the transmission end.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,564
Posted By VB242
I had to use the 2 notch shim, the stock brake...

I had to use the 2 notch shim, the stock brake rotors rub on the qsrc on the 3 and 4 notch shims. I meant to grind the qsrc when I had the rotors off last time but forgot so I'm stuck. I would like...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By VB242
Rods won't make any difference in preventing...

Rods won't make any difference in preventing detonation, that's up your tune. However better rods will hold more power if you up the power with more boost and fuel and the correct timing.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,916
Posted By VB242
I added a another catch can so I have the factory...

I added a another catch can so I have the factory oil trap going to one catch can and a B20 vented cap going to another one, I also put some black gasket maker on both sides of the valve cover...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By VB242
I don't know, these were NOS, the crank and M...

I don't know, these were NOS, the crank and M rods are definitely forged. But I have R sport h beam rods in it now too.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By VB242
I'm pretty sure the B23ET pistons I used in my...

I'm pretty sure the B23ET pistons I used in my B23 were forged, don't know if that carries over to B230ET though.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,071
Posted By VB242
I am using the 940 water/ oil cooler.

I am using the 940 water/ oil cooler.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
^ A 60 mile range from 2 ton battery pack at...

^ A 60 mile range from 2 ton battery pack at speed then recharged by a Perkins diesel generator, this article just highlights the range problem of EV's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By VB242
Find the fuel pump fuses and spin them in the...

Find the fuel pump fuses and spin them in the holders.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,071
Posted By VB242
I just put the 940 radiator and fan in my 242. I...

I just put the 940 radiator and fan in my 242. I had to notch the bottom rail where the bottom mounts are to get the hood to close.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By VB242
I just cut up a n/a one to fit my 780 until the...

I just cut up a n/a one to fit my 780 until the right one turned up in the bone yard.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 37,961
Posted By VB242
If you're going to re-engineer the belt drive...

If you're going to re-engineer the belt drive just remember more belt wrap around the pulleys is more better.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By VB242
John V has some sooper bitchin (13lb) flywheels...

John V has some sooper bitchin (13lb) flywheels but they also require a different clutch as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,044
Posted By VB242
Dodge or Plymouth mini van, better driving...

Dodge or Plymouth mini van, better driving characteristics and way more room in the back with the seats out than a 245. I had a queen air mattress in the back of mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,761
Posted By VB242
4 tiny turbos feeding each intake runner with 4...

4 tiny turbos feeding each intake runner with 4 tiny water cooled intercoolers w itb's
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,636
Posted By VB242
Speak for yourself, I'm signed up for 2...

Speak for yourself, I'm signed up for 2 autocross clubs. I also have recently acquired all the pieces for a TR3650 swap using the BNE adaptor plate, I don't think this has been done in a 240 ...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,430
Posted By VB242
I just used the Explorer disc brakes, I already...

I just used the Explorer disc brakes, I already had 5x4.5 wheels but you can buy 5x108 adapters, that's what I have on the front.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By VB242
I did it too, I just drilled out the Kjet...

I did it too, I just drilled out the Kjet plastic injector holders and used the fat kjet injector seals on the electronic injector and fabbed up could hold downs for the fuel rail that bolted down...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,430
Posted By VB242
^ this, I'm an idiot and managed to stick one...

^ this, I'm an idiot and managed to stick one under a 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
15g square wire Corona vaccine nanobots

15g square wire Corona vaccine nanobots
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,428
Posted By VB242
Are you cleaning/ sanding your joints before?

Are you cleaning/ sanding your joints before?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,428
Posted By VB242
How old are your rods? Have they been sitting out...

How old are your rods? Have they been sitting out collecting moisture?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By VB242
I'll measure when I get the bell housing off, I...

I'll measure when I get the bell housing off, I don't want to take it apart until I get the hanlon parts. Looks like some googling turns up 9.25" length for the T5, I'm hoping this is what works with...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,298
Posted By VB242
OP, did you install piston squirter by any chance?

OP, did you install piston squirter by any chance?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By VB242
Shouldn't matter, give Andrew a call after they...

Shouldn't matter, give Andrew a call after they open up, he knows what he's talking about. They have their own shift forks, carbon shift pads etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By VB242
2001-2005, the later years have a longer input...

2001-2005, the later years have a longer input shaft ,both lengths are the standard Ford 10 spline but the shorter normal length can be swapped in. Hanlon also has upgraded 26 spline input shafts...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By VB242
I just bought a tr-3650 and the Hanlon adapter...

I just bought a tr-3650 and the Hanlon adapter plate to try to bolt into my 242 with B23+t and Bens t5/tko adapter plate. I will be starting a thread once I get the plate and start cobbling it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
We had a Linde rental diesel forklift, it...

We had a Linde rental diesel forklift, it actually had a VW turbo diesel, and aCVT transmission that would engine brake very quickly to a complete stop, I don't think I ever used the brake pedal.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
How has your contribution been in the least bit...

How has your contribution been in the least bit productive, you haven't answered any of the OP'S questions, you've just burnt up 9 pages of internet telling us how stupid we are.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
You are free to leave at any time and most...

You are free to leave at any time and most assuredly will not be missed in the least, other than maybe for the entertainment value of your caffeine fueled narcissistic manic diatribes.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
Again you are so full of yourself, you cannot...

Again you are so full of yourself, you cannot read a simple post, he said motor winding is .000001% of creating an EV not that the motor is .000001% of creating an EV. Also I'm in charge of a fleet...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
Question And you cannot read thread titles or the OP's...

And you cannot read thread titles or the OP's original questions, there is nothing there about winding motors or using low hp controllers where they don't belong. Also the TRS80 Color Computer was...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
You are a singularly ridiculous individual, name...

You are a singularly ridiculous individual, name dropping in an effort to impress people who do not care the least about your credentials. These wheels have been invented and they're round and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,298
Posted By VB242
You should have slapped some new bearings in...

You should have slapped some new bearings in there when you did the oil feed seals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,746
Posted By VB242
Wet grass and tarmac broke one of my G80's. I...

Wet grass and tarmac broke one of my G80's. I wasn't testing it though, I pulled over on the shoulder for an ambulance
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,102
Posted By VB242
Merely a suggestion, not really sure what you're...

Merely a suggestion, not really sure what you're trying to achieve?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,582
Posted By VB242
I just zip tied the hose under the dash mostly...

I just zip tied the hose under the dash mostly closed since the heater won't shut off due to bad heater valve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,746
Posted By VB242
Pull the cover and change the oil at the same time

Pull the cover and change the oil at the same time
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,102
Posted By VB242
Shoot starting fluid down the intake

Shoot starting fluid down the intake
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