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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 740atl
I'm trying not to confuse you but give you...

I'm trying not to confuse you but give you simple, legit advice.

I'm not sure what else to say... if you want the boost, you'll need the ezk117 from an 88 and earlier 740 turbo.

the terminal 11...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By 740atl
Dude just stop on the apc! Oh and get an...

Dude just stop on the apc! Oh and get an intercooler before he gets a turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By 740atl
Yes, the amount of information scales with...

Yes, the amount of information scales with possibilities.


If you're looking to keep this as simple as possible, stay with lh2.2. You'll still going to need a turbo fuel computer from a 88 and...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By 740atl
Have you done any wiring work before? If you can...

Have you done any wiring work before? If you can follow a wiring diagram, it's not rocket surgery.

So, if you plan to stick with lh2.2 in the car you will need to do the ezk117 swap. You'll need...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By 740atl
I wouldn’t recommend driving with boost and the...

I wouldn’t recommend driving with boost and the stock computers.

You can hook the turbo up but leave the wastegate arm unconnected.

You don’t need anything off the 84. Your car already has an...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By 740atl
I'm not really sure what you're after here. Your...

I'm not really sure what you're after here. Your current intake is working yes? You don't like it because it's plastic and sagging, but you don't want a metal pipe. If you're looking for more...
Forum: article composition 05-09-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 92,016
Posted By 740atl
Back in 2008 these things used to be easy to find...

Back in 2008 these things used to be easy to find in recycling yard... today? I remember the same apc pages and mods, and even built an 8ft extension harness to “tune” the apc from the passenger...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-16-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By 740atl
Where are you putting the hall sensor? In the...

Where are you putting the hall sensor? In the factory location? DIYautotune sells a few that are pretty reasonably priced......
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By 740atl
Been down this road lots before... if you have...

Been down this road lots before... if you have more questions, there are a lot of brains here that have done the +T swap before.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By 740atl
I know I'll catch fire for this but just turbo...

I know I'll catch fire for this but just turbo the 94' block you have in the car right now. The later block is more desirable and the squirters are nice. Without knowing how it lived its life,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,476
Posted By 740atl
Find a junkyard and practice pulling their engine.

Find a junkyard and practice pulling their engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,587
Posted By 740atl
Ignore the piston slap and keep driving for...

Ignore the piston slap and keep driving for another 100k or until the wiring harness rots out.
Forum: events 03-10-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,916
Posted By 740atl
Tentative camping

Tentative camping
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,372
Posted By 740atl
No,no,no,yes,maybe,YES,maybe,NO,yes,NO.

No,no,no,yes,maybe,YES,maybe,NO,yes,NO.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,615
Posted By 740atl
Looks like their facebook page says they're still...

Looks like their facebook page says they're still open. https://www.facebook.com/JTRstealth/ It's a lot easier to drop in a ready-made mount than making the careful and pita measurements with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,615
Posted By 740atl
Well it’s kinda exactly how it worked for me...

Well it’s kinda exactly how it worked for me ymmv. Now that you’ve filled him in on engine swapping 101 he won’t even need to buy the book. Really? A custom exhaust? I never would have guessed.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,615
Posted By 740atl
jags that run used to sell a mount but it doesn't...

jags that run used to sell a mount but it doesn't seem like their site is functioning. They were selling mounts up to a few months ago. Their mount is based on a universal crossmember engine mount...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,504
Posted By 740atl
I totally agree.... what's funny is that I...

I totally agree....

what's funny is that I definitely remember once telling a Tb member NOT to install a 1uzfe in a 240 because they didn't make that much power....even though I still secretly...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,504
Posted By 740atl
I think anyone looking at this issue from the...

I think anyone looking at this issue from the far, far, far side of many projects sees the wisdom in setting long term goals at the outset, but we're talking about Tb here where Tb money (many...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By 740atl
I don't know why you're trying to reinvent the...

I don't know why you're trying to reinvent the wheel (Only the Asperger side of me would say that...) with any external manifold other than just the 90+. It's an old school turbo choice, but a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,504
Posted By 740atl
After having done an lt1 swap and a 302 swap in...

After having done an lt1 swap and a 302 swap in 240's, I can tell you conclusively the 5.0 is an easier fit all around, not to mention leaving room for turbo(s) and such. You can practically grab...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By 740atl
What are your goals? You can +T the engine in the...

What are your goals? You can +T the engine in the car, keep it mild boost and have it run forever.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,623
Posted By 740atl
Is the rooster in the wrong location?

Is the rooster in the wrong location?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,364
Posted By 740atl
"like"

"like"
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,645
Posted By 740atl
Change the oil, make sure there's fluid in the...

Change the oil, make sure there's fluid in the rear end and transmission. Don't do anything to it. If you want a performance car, buy a performance car. No cam alive is going to make it actually...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,559
Posted By 740atl
How much money do you have? Do you have the time,...

How much money do you have? Do you have the time, ability, to upgrade literally everything else in the drivetrain, fuel system, ems, to make a relatively fragile engine block survive at that level? ...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,978
Posted By 740atl
I’d rather spray something that won’t be around...

I’d rather spray something that won’t be around for my rear tires to drive over. What about spraying that water inside the engine instead of at it? My 2c.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By 740atl
Search here? Lol. Thanks that made my day. What...

Search here? Lol. Thanks that made my day. What kind of power are you putting down to require a new manifold? 150? 160 rwhp?

Good luck with your project.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By 740atl
How is the stock intake manifold limiting your...

How is the stock intake manifold limiting your performance?

Edit... it is your money... and time. Just saying if you’re gonna build a manifold, build a manifold.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By 740atl
Why not just buy an intake manifold? Do you have...

Why not just buy an intake manifold? Do you have the ability to weld aluminum? And why not just use the b230f intake? Is this for 8v or 16v?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,318
Posted By 740atl
I know this might not be what you want t hear,...

I know this might not be what you want t hear, but I would consider finding a project car that already has the features close to what you’re looking for in a sporty car. Just saying this as one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By 740atl
Remember if you put it on too thick and there's a...

Remember if you put it on too thick and there's a long wait time from when you assemble the head to when the car is running, some of the anaerobic goo can harden in the oil galleries of the head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,543
Posted By 740atl
If I remember correctly tooth 15 is under the...

If I remember correctly tooth 15 is under the sensor when the engine is at TDC... so it's easy to check.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,753
Posted By 740atl
Less combustion stench with the cats. ...

Less combustion stench with the cats.

They’ll be slower to get going but will still be functional. Make some heat shields around them.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-16-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By 740atl
Mueller makes an adaptor to run the diyautotune...

Mueller makes an adaptor to run the diyautotune hall sensor in place of the Volvo vr sensor. It was a sanity upgrade for me. Zero sync errors and I haven’t looked back. Cheap too.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,634
Posted By 740atl
I was surprised to see this posted... I was...

I was surprised to see this posted... I was looking at the 60-6104 for a ford 302 with the T5... Just so I understand, the reason you had to cut the input shaft retainer was the difference in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,233
Posted By 740atl
Exactly! If you're going to shell out the money...

Exactly! If you're going to shell out the money for some ****ty cast pistons why would you NOT consider forged?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,607
Posted By 740atl
What transmission are you using? Carb or efi ? ...

What transmission are you using? Carb or efi ? 5mpg isn’t unrealistic depending on the use of the go-pedal.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By 740atl
I think that's the mistake everyone makes... self...

I think that's the mistake everyone makes... self included... lowering the car lowers the roll center which actually increases steering effort and more importantly increases the amount of roll (or...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,179
Posted By 740atl
Add more boost. 7psi is just a tease.

Add more boost. 7psi is just a tease.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,649
Posted By 740atl
Well good luck with that. I ran a turbo setup...

Well good luck with that. I ran a turbo setup for years on that same tiny radiator you’re complaining about. What are you worried your 190rwhp turbo wont be able cope with that radiator? Get past...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,405
Posted By 740atl
Or the thermostat is sticking open.

Or the thermostat is sticking open.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,649
Posted By 740atl
Use the one you have.

Use the one you have.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,557
Posted By 740atl
The b21ft rods are forged... heavy but forged. I...

The b21ft rods are forged... heavy but forged. I didn't break mine but they did ultimately become a bit bendy... (granted that was 30psi with a 75 shot and the alternator bolt came out and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,493
Posted By 740atl
Woah... that's a healthy increase in price. ...

Woah... that's a healthy increase in price.




I got mine from rockauto https://www.rockauto.com/en/parts/gabriel,69787,shock+absorber,7556
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,649
Posted By 740atl
Do you have a donor car you can source parts...

Do you have a donor car you can source parts from? IIRC the earlier 740 radiator isn't as long as the late 740/940... but should still be fine for turbo use. I had an 88 740 GLE that I did a +T...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By 740atl
Ohhh Ken you kidder.

Ohhh Ken you kidder.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By 740atl
I always remove that bit beforehand.

I always remove that bit beforehand.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,493
Posted By 740atl
Anyone have any experience with gabriel ultras in...

Anyone have any experience with gabriel ultras in the front of the car? I noticed that shockwarehouse sells them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By 740atl
Burning the bushings out works equally well. ...

Burning the bushings out works equally well. Heat the metal instead of the rubber and once hot enough it will burn itself completely out. Puts on quiet a show as well.
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