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Forum: events 07-21-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 35,069
Posted By MikeSr.
A loong time ago, I cruised those spots in my...

A loong time ago, I cruised those spots in my Fiat Spider with my buddy in a Porsche Super 90. We saw the SCCA hill climb at Chimney Rock Park.
Forum: events 07-21-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 35,069
Posted By MikeSr.
How about Lake Tahoma, Chimney Rock or Wiseman’s...

How about Lake Tahoma, Chimney Rock or Wiseman’s View?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,360
Posted By MikeSr.
Sounds like a good project. That should be peppy...

Sounds like a good project. That should be peppy with the V8 and a 200r4 will cruise well.
Will follow this project.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 391,687
Posted By MikeSr.
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,771
Posted By MikeSr.
My stock B21ft in the flathood runs low at hot...

My stock B21ft in the flathood runs low at hot idle, but the light never flickers- it has had bearings and pump done in the past.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,713
Posted By MikeSr.
I had a weird issue like this- sometimes no...

I had a weird issue like this- sometimes no start, sometimes fine. All signs pointed to loss of spark.
It happened to me while I was filling up with gas. I looked at the ignition switch and found a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 02:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,076
Posted By MikeSr.
Just get the Holley- by the time you figure out a...

Just get the Holley- by the time you figure out a harness, relays, a wideband O2 sensor and spend endless hours building and troubleshooting an ECU, you will have spent nearly as much, then you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,364
Posted By MikeSr.
Interested in how this turns out.

Interested in how this turns out.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 103,215
Posted By MikeSr.
Yeah, man- nice to meet you and check out your...

Yeah, man- nice to meet you and check out your ride. Well done!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By MikeSr.
The proper light to use is a noid light. A set of...

The proper light to use is a noid light. A set of them can be had cheap. The connectors are specific to the injector brand. Bosch is the Volvo and GM brand . Connected across the harness, it will...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,585
Posted By MikeSr.
I bet that is really fun to drive.

I bet that is really fun to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,195
Posted By MikeSr.
If you wanted to go itb’s you could repurpose...

If you wanted to go itb’s you could repurpose some motorcycle itb setups or use Jenvey itb’s that look like Webers.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 416,593
Posted By MikeSr.
My LS swapped 242 will be there, as long as It...

My LS swapped 242 will be there, as long as It can make it thru Franklin this time.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,746
Posted By MikeSr.
T56 2.66/1.76/1.30/1.0/.74/.50 Probably could...

T56 2.66/1.76/1.30/1.0/.74/.50
Probably could also use a 4.11 with that high a first gear and the .50 sixth gear
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,746
Posted By MikeSr.
I used a 1031 3.73 rear with a G80 locker and it...

I used a 1031 3.73 rear with a G80 locker and it seems to be just right with this setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,746
Posted By MikeSr.
I am using a T56 in my 242/LS swap. I was able to...

I am using a T56 in my 242/LS swap. I was able to get this essentially free, I bought it on a pallet with a second 5.3, sold the stock engine for what I paid for both. It was a ‘98 from a Camaro. Had...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 109,597
Posted By MikeSr.
No worries- stops great!

No worries- stops great!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 109,597
Posted By MikeSr.
The pads are just loose after install- after a...

The pads are just loose after install- after a couple stops they were fine.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 109,597
Posted By MikeSr.
[QUOTE=BoxDriver2;6174665]How are the wheels...

[QUOTE=BoxDriver2;6174665]How are the wheels quality wise?

Excellent quality and fit without spacers. I had to use 25mm spacers for the Polaris that were on there before.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,758
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a set of 4 LS coils with a harness and...

I have a set of 4 LS coils with a harness and bracket- pm if interested
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,723
Posted By MikeSr.
Those crush sleeves can be re- used. Just slide...

Those crush sleeves can be re- used. Just slide it over your spare pinion and beat it with a hammer until it elongates .002-.003”. Then you can crush it again as if new. It only has to crush enough...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By MikeSr.
I just cut the weight off with a cutoff wheel-...

I just cut the weight off with a cutoff wheel- now it stays locked with power
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 109,597
Posted By MikeSr.
Some pics of new wheels and studs. 215/35ZR-18...

Some pics of new wheels and studs. 215/35ZR-18 tires. Extended wheel stud by Kaphlenke(thanks BNE!). Mishimoto tuner lugs. EBC yellow pads and drilled and slotted rotors.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,166
Posted By MikeSr.
You can disable/ remove the advance/retard...

You can disable/ remove the advance/retard mechanism in the B21ft distributor then use the vr to hall adaptor to give you a clean square wave signal . VR sensors are inherently noisy electrically and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,166
Posted By MikeSr.
Or- just get this little doohickey that converts...

Or- just get this little doohickey that converts VR sensor output to Hall sensor square wave- use your distributor
https://sirhclabs.com/product/vr-to-hall-sensor-converter/
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 103,215
Posted By MikeSr.
We should do a local road trip

We should do a local road trip
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 103,215
Posted By MikeSr.
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: events 03-03-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 35,069
Posted By MikeSr.
I’m in- payment sent

I’m in- payment sent
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,889
Posted By MikeSr.
Flexplate bolt likely fell out and was bouncing...

Flexplate bolt likely fell out and was bouncing around in there, eventually clearanced itself.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,299
Posted By MikeSr.
I have cut 1.5 coils off of IPD coils on several...

I have cut 1.5 coils off of IPD coils on several 240’s- gives an even stance. Coils will be loose at full droop, but seat on compression.
Forum: events 01-02-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 136,911
Posted By MikeSr.
link?

link?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 103,215
Posted By MikeSr.
Definitely- as soon as the COVID vaccine is...

Definitely- as soon as the COVID vaccine is available
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 103,215
Posted By MikeSr.
Ha!- I got the same dash

Ha!- I got the same dash
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 33,656
Posted By MikeSr.
I used a .75” Wilwood master cylinder with my T56...

I used a .75” Wilwood master cylinder with my T56 and couldn’t get enough engagement even with the pedal all the way down- changed to a stock 260 master and it engaged about halfway down- don’t know...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,094
Posted By MikeSr.
I bought one from redblocksociety and it was fine...

I bought one from redblocksociety and it was fine and delivered promptly.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,232
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a set of Ocean Super DTM’s on my 242. I am...

I have a set of Ocean Super DTM’s on my 242. I am using 215-35/ZR18 tires. A nice stretch- they don’t look like 18’s.
Forum: events 11-08-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 136,911
Posted By MikeSr.
Would love to hear more about Tom’s hemi swap.

Would love to hear more about Tom’s hemi swap.
Forum: events 11-07-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 136,911
Posted By MikeSr.
I kept losing the feed- good to see you guys.

I kept losing the feed- good to see you guys.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 366,116
Posted By MikeSr.
Tom- great work. Those fuel distributors can get...

Tom- great work. Those fuel distributors can get nasty. When you get it back together, get some Redline fuel injector cleaner in a full tank along with some Marvel Mystery Oil. I do this every 3...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,710
Posted By MikeSr.
[QUOTE=Kjets On a Plane;6117704]I *think* that's...

[QUOTE=Kjets On a Plane;6117704]I *think* that's a mis-print? The "GLE" & "N/A 4-cylinder" part is right, though?
All 700 manual 16V I've seen had a 3.91...all ~12 USA market 700 16V they sold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,577
Posted By MikeSr.
Rick- there is a circular dash harness connector...

Rick- there is a circular dash harness connector that has numbered plugs. Look at a wiring diagram for your year 240- one connector is the alternator. It should be marked as alt 61. If you jump...
Forum: events 09-26-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 39,120
Posted By MikeSr.
Man- we should be sitting on the back porch...

Man- we should be sitting on the back porch watching Kenny and Wren cooking.
Forum: website & board 09-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 42,882
Posted By MikeSr.
$$ sent- thanks, Dana, for all you do.

$$ sent- thanks, Dana, for all you do.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,710
Posted By MikeSr.
I have 215-35/18 tires, so that makes it a little...

I have 215-35/18 tires, so that makes it a little taller final drive ratio.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,737
Posted By MikeSr.
I’m using the spherical rear bushings from BNE-...

I’m using the spherical rear bushings from BNE- along with all poly IPD adjustable bars- it’s not that noisy at all. 8” rear springs with 250 lbs and a 25 mm rear bar. Very solid when I nail it.
A...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,710
Posted By MikeSr.
If you don’t want to cut the axle, get a right...

If you don’t want to cut the axle, get a right side abs axle- fits fine with 1031/G80
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,710
Posted By MikeSr.
3.73 with a T56-0.5 6th. I could probably go 3.90...

3.73 with a T56-0.5 6th. I could probably go 3.90 or 4.11. My car does 1500 rpm at 70
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,103
Posted By MikeSr.
S40 booster has been used on a 240

S40 booster has been used on a 240
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,473
Posted By MikeSr.
Mine is similar, with 250 lbs on all corners,...

Mine is similar, with 250 lbs on all corners, coil overs with revalved Saab inserts in the front and S10’s in the back- my only objection is the rear is a little bouncy. 28/25 sways, all...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,645
Posted By MikeSr.
This I like.

This I like.
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