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Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,397
Posted By rallybrick
I was aware of the Chrysler coil on up to 83, but...

I was aware of the Chrysler coil on up to 83, but was under the impression that this 86 was Bosch all the way through. I guess it's Chrysler, since it's original. I've never revved the engine high...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,397
Posted By rallybrick
Howdy! So the holiday break was a miss. I had...

Howdy! So the holiday break was a miss. I had to fix the speedo and there was some drama with an elderly relative and corona and work having hiccups that required a bunch of attention that wasn't...
Forum: website & board 01-09-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,451
Posted By rallybrick
I dropped some in the tip cup. My TB user name...

I dropped some in the tip cup. My TB user name is in the domain of my Paypal address as I may have sped through the payment pages. Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,397
Posted By rallybrick
Thanks all, esp. Kyle and Shoestring --...

Thanks all, esp. Kyle and Shoestring -- appreciate all the info you've put up over the years.

I'm thinking I'll try the K-cam with the settings Kyle recommended first. I have the valve tools, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,397
Posted By rallybrick
VX cam or K cam? (245/LH2.2/M46)

Been a while. A few months ago, I got back my old 86 245DL (which I had purchased in 1995).

This is a bit of a project car I'm doing with my two young sons (neither are driving age yet -- 8 and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,355
Posted By rallybrick
That IS a sexy engine. Like the Dale's...

That IS a sexy engine. Like the Dale's undercrank pulley. Also find the water ports on the turbo very interesting.

Unfortunately, you lose all TB street cred since it lacks both mandatory AC and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,037
Posted By rallybrick
I have two being made right now. Should have...

I have two being made right now. Should have them by tomorrow morning!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,355
Posted By rallybrick
Unless it drains from the top. :) It's a .60 or...

Unless it drains from the top. :) It's a .60 or .63 hotside housing (one of the two, don't remember which). Was a Group A homologated part that was also used on turbo Fords, so not the typical...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,355
Posted By rallybrick
Unfortunately, the compressor housing is not...

Unfortunately, the compressor housing is not threaded, so I will need the plate with the male adapter on it. Thanks for all the sizing.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,355
Posted By rallybrick
Mine's coming off the standard B21FT oil feed...

Mine's coming off the standard B21FT oil feed location on the side of the block.

But thanks -- was trying to remember the name of the company that made this stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,037
Posted By rallybrick
Yay, it lives and can be made! Been 18 months...

Yay, it lives and can be made! Been 18 months and I was just going through my PMs to post your other thread, especially since I got around to my T5 swap a few weeks ago and I finally have a friend...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,355
Posted By rallybrick
T3 Garrett Oil Feed Line

I know there are many options, some super-ghetto, some uber. I'm looking for better than average.

The one I had on my racecar was a genuine SAM Grp A line from back in the day -- 45* angle where...
Forum: showroom 09-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,753
Posted By rallybrick
Would be interested in seeing additional damage...

Would be interested in seeing additional damage to the cage, especially the main hoop. Intrusion bars for the win on this one.

Did you spin and then hit the wall nearly backward? Glad you walked...
Forum: website & board 08-31-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,117
Posted By rallybrick
Did a FS thread in the For Sale/Market section...

Did a FS thread in the For Sale/Market section with photos and links and had no problem. An hour later, tried to do a post in the regular For Sale forum with essentially the same format and got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By rallybrick
Yeah, discovered that in the PDF you linked. ...

Yeah, discovered that in the PDF you linked. Maybe Ken will save the day (again).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,188
Posted By rallybrick
RE the gigantic vac leaks -- I had something...

RE the gigantic vac leaks -- I had something similar on a K-Jet 242T. Turned out the whistle was the white plastic fitting that goes into the brake booster (the epoxy between the two halves had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By rallybrick
No, it's for a 1982 242T. That picture shows up,...

No, it's for a 1982 242T. That picture shows up, but only in a pump kit when you select a turbo config. (That's exactly what I need).

I'm not having any luck finding that line on their site with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By rallybrick
Excellent, thanks Ian. I did not know that PDF...

Excellent, thanks Ian. I did not know that PDF existed.

Ken, I only see that part in a Scantech pump kit at IPD (no patch kits, per se). Great suggestion on the fix, but I'm not sure the shape...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By rallybrick
Ugh, I'm an idiot. Please move to maintenance. ...

Ugh, I'm an idiot. Please move to maintenance. Sorry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By rallybrick
Need p/n: 82 242T Fuel Accumulator to Main Pump line

I need the part number for the short line that goes from the accumulator to the main pump (similar to the line that would go from a filter to a pump on NA cars under the body). Mine was jimmied...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,755
Posted By rallybrick
Is that Celsiunheit or Fahrengrads? So what...

Is that Celsiunheit or Fahrengrads?

So what you're suggesting is to get one of those fabled Saab "T"s, install that sucker in the heater hose return line from the heater core, then have the turkey...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By rallybrick
But... but... but... I promise to buy carbon...

But... but... but... I promise to buy carbon credits to plant trees in BFE to offset my footprint! Lol. Man, this state is insane.

After the various feedback, I'm torn. Maybe I'll try it and go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By rallybrick
Changing Cams and Dealing with Cali Emissions

I've had crazy cams in crazy built engines in race cars, so yeah, I know the basics. But, I've never changed a cam out in a DD in Cali and had to worry about emissions repercussions. I have a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By rallybrick
I ran down and got a 12 oz can of 134a (CA adds...

I ran down and got a 12 oz can of 134a (CA adds $10/can deposit -- refundable if you bring the can back in 90 days!) and put about half of it in the car. When the high side hit around 210psi and low...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By rallybrick
Unfortunately, I don't have access to a vacuum...

Unfortunately, I don't have access to a vacuum pump or a recovery system or the sniffer.

The system was flushed and THEN a new, Four Seasons R134a-designated compressor was installed, so the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By rallybrick
A/C Pressures: Clog?

1990 240 (TXV) AC converted to R134a has been working intermittently. The AC failed last year and I sent it to a mechanic I trust where it got a full flush, a new compressor, new TXV, new dryer, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,417
Posted By rallybrick
Yeah, already rebuilt them partially. I need to...

Yeah, already rebuilt them partially. I need to bite the bullet and build a full harness.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,417
Posted By rallybrick
So within 100 yards of leaving work, my blinkers...

So within 100 yards of leaving work, my blinkers don't work. Then the temp gauge rockets up. And the stinky choad smell is back. But the AC is blowing cold. I have a few moments to pull the fuse...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,417
Posted By rallybrick
Hey Ken, I've read the MSDS and R134 isn't...

Hey Ken, I've read the MSDS and R134 isn't nearly as bad as R12, which turns into phosgene gas when burned. Here's an R134 MSDS:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,417
Posted By rallybrick
Smell of AC Leak?

I have a 90 245 (TXV air conditioning system) that was switched over to R134a a few years ago by the previous owner. I don't think they did a great job, since it seized up the compressor and was...
Forum: website & board 03-11-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,500
Posted By rallybrick
A practical question, as $5k seems to be more...

A practical question, as $5k seems to be more than the mean annual income of TB members -- this will be treated as taxable income to the recipients, won't it?

Time to set up the Turbobricks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,472
Posted By rallybrick
Oops, no. Standard 10-spline Ford V8 WC. It's...

Oops, no. Standard 10-spline Ford V8 WC. It's the M-7003-Z just like Summit has on their site:

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/fms-m-7003-z/overview/

Been helping someone sort out old M45s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,472
Posted By rallybrick
T5 Pilot Bearing P/N or Spec?

My T5 kit was pulled from one 240 a few months ago and is about to go into another car shortly, but some of the parts got separated. I can't find the pilot bearing. I do have an empty box for a...
Forum: website & board 01-25-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,454
Posted By rallybrick
Why do we want the world to see OT? I can...

Why do we want the world to see OT? I can understand the classifieds to some degree. To be honest, the private For Sale forum was the thing that finally made me join TB after years of Group A...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,682
Posted By rallybrick
Bro, think of the children. I guess my...

Bro, think of the children.

I guess my brother gave up after talking to BAR and just put in a new cat. He cut his losses since the tags are due today and his Honda Civic needs a new head gasket...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,682
Posted By rallybrick
Ken, bone stock N/A car with bone stock exhaust. ...

Ken, bone stock N/A car with bone stock exhaust. I, too, lol'ed at the absolute surprise so many people had about the white 89 240 that got ref'd with the 93 (?) 940T drivetrain and it passed and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,682
Posted By rallybrick
Gentlemen, some points to consider... 1)...

Gentlemen, some points to consider...

1) This is my brother's problem. He lives 300 miles away. I have not met the smog tech. I am only going on conversations he's had with me.

2) I don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,682
Posted By rallybrick
Seriously? All it took was a mirror and he could...

Seriously? All it took was a mirror and he could see it. Bizarre.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,682
Posted By rallybrick
Is this Smog Tech Insane? (Ca Test Only)

Posting this here rather than OT since I know some of the knowledgeable techs don't visit that forum.

My brother took his 86 245 (my old car) to a Ca Test Only station in the Bay Area today. The...
Forum: website & board 01-05-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,387
Posted By rallybrick
Changing the compensating board should fix it. I...

Changing the compensating board should fix it. I believe there's a FAQ on here somewhere. If that doesn't work, ThermoTunerStudio has a map for it, but it will probably result in a no-start and the...
Forum: website & board 01-03-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,387
Posted By rallybrick
Donated $24.20 in honor of my 242Ts. (See what I...

Donated $24.20 in honor of my 242Ts. (See what I did there?)

Glad I don't own a 945, lol.

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Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,128
Posted By rallybrick
Yeah, ok. I want to say that I recall that the...

Yeah, ok. I want to say that I recall that the trigger could be configured for either ground or positive, but maybe what it really was is that it could be configured as always open or always...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,128
Posted By rallybrick
When you say it's a negative trigger, what...

When you say it's a negative trigger, what exactly do you mean? (Just that it triggers something at a particular threshold?)

I assume that's different from saying the output is switchable between...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,128
Posted By rallybrick
Yeah, definitely a case of function over form. ...

Yeah, definitely a case of function over form. Do you actually have one of these?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,128
Posted By rallybrick
AEM "Failsafe" WB O2 for K-Jet

With the LH race car going away, I will lazily be turning my attention to a mothballed 82 242T that's bone stock right now.

I had the standard AEM WB 02 in the race car and it was fine. I need a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 33,635
Posted By rallybrick
Jesus, why hang around with these D-Bags? Remind...

Jesus, why hang around with these D-Bags? Remind them that your back seat folds down flatter and more comfortably than those in their Subies. Their moms and sisters all said so last time you took...
Forum: showroom 12-04-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 136,017
Posted By rallybrick
http://rallybrick.com/gallery/main.php?g2_view=cor...

http://rallybrick.com/gallery/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=67&g2_serialNumber=1
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 39,545
Posted By rallybrick
Sand rail 240? Pretty odd, but most people don't...

Sand rail 240? Pretty odd, but most people don't have a clue.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 39,545
Posted By rallybrick
Sorry to see it go, but glad it's going to...

Sorry to see it go, but glad it's going to another home where it will be raced.

Cheers.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,307
Posted By rallybrick
Same thing for me, but with Ron Davis Racing. ...

Same thing for me, but with Ron Davis Racing. They even added the feet to fit in the lower brackets.
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