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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By 2turbotoys
The last CX Racing intercooler I bought off of...

The last CX Racing intercooler I bought off of eBay looked exactly the same inside as any aftermarket intercooler I've ever seen, and way better than factory crap. The fins weren't bashed in, welds...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By 2turbotoys
I just looked at my old setup. I just removed old...

I just looked at my old setup. I just removed old oil cooler and ran the factory lines to the B&M, no adapters needed. I know you weren't asking about an upgrade haha, just thought I'd clarify my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By 2turbotoys
I used a b&m oil cooler from summit, and front...

I used a b&m oil cooler from summit, and front mounted it using the original lines and a pair of thread adapters
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,207
Posted By 2turbotoys
I was wondering about that lift also, but can't...

I was wondering about that lift also, but can't find a similar one on eBay US.

Your car is crazy, can't wait to see a vid of it in action!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By 2turbotoys
May try monitoring the idle air motor and AMM...

May try monitoring the idle air motor and AMM while idling with a meter, I had intermittent severe power loss, was fine for 1/2 tank of gas then lost all hp when accelerating. After firing the parts...
Forum: showroom 12-06-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 767,369
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had to go on eBay to try to find one of those...

I had to go on eBay to try to find one of those wrenches...there isn't any with the mm markings...
Forum: website & board 12-06-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome, a lot of us use Imgur, at least I do....

Welcome, a lot of us use Imgur, at least I do. Works well except when I upload a bunch of pics at one time it doesn't keep them in order.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,758
Posted By 2turbotoys
I think the rear was originally in a 77 Bronco,...

I think the rear was originally in a 77 Bronco, and someone put Grenada calipers on it if we deciphered the tag correctly. The story I got was that it came out of a 240 built by a company who did 5.0...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,458
Posted By 2turbotoys
I would think detonation also, unless there was...

I would think detonation also, unless there was no air filter, it would have to be a decent sized, pretty tough chunk of something to do all that. Unless it was an internal part that let loose, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 46,624
Posted By 2turbotoys
Haha, its a good one as far as problems go...

Haha, its a good one as far as problems go...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 46,624
Posted By 2turbotoys
Haha cool, I enjoy mine mostly stock at the...

Haha cool, I enjoy mine mostly stock at the moment also, but can't wait to finish my swap. My mind just goes places with "something else", like single turbo 2JZE on nitrous, twin turbo LS, Bugatti...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 46,624
Posted By 2turbotoys
Oooo, whats "something else"?

Oooo, whats "something else"?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,242
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ah, you are probably right, all I want for it is...

Ah, you are probably right, all I want for it is the shipping cost, and they probably get better rates than I can. Ya its good, they can take some pretty good hits without a problem, and the only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,242
Posted By 2turbotoys
You want a good used one? I have one, sell it to...

You want a good used one? I have one, sell it to you really cheap. Its a factory Volvo part as well if I remember correctly. PM me
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,758
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nope, its a 9", and you cant use a socket on two...

Nope, its a 9", and you cant use a socket on two of the bottom nuts on the 3rd member.

https://i.imgur.com/bW0H9nVl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By 2turbotoys
The ground wire is by far the easiest thing to...

The ground wire is by far the easiest thing to try first. Mine went from undrivable in the rain to working normally. I also bought a new wiper motor to fix it but the ground helped so much I haven't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By 2turbotoys
Adding a ground to the top motor mounting screw...

Adding a ground to the top motor mounting screw fixed my slow wipers.
Forum: showroom 12-02-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 40,324
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice fix Dave!, Like I said though my problem was...

Nice fix Dave!, Like I said though my problem was the cast aluminum bracket, it was cracked and flexing till it snapped off haha.

Looking good man!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By 2turbotoys
It doesn't matter if I cut the 9" bearing...

It doesn't matter if I cut the 9" bearing housings off and put Volvo ones on. As far as I know, which isn't very far haha. I also have a company near me that can get any bearing known to man if it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thats what I meant. Thanks! I guess I said...

Thats what I meant. Thanks! I guess I said housings cause that's the parts I need to find.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By 2turbotoys
240 axle bearing housing sizes

I am about to start looking for 240 axle bearing housings for my 9" rear, are some larger than others?
Forum: showroom 12-01-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By 2turbotoys
Apply direct 12v to the OD light and see if it...

Apply direct 12v to the OD light and see if it works? bulb?
Forum: showroom 11-30-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 40,324
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had a series of broken alternator tensioner...

I had a series of broken alternator tensioner bolts, kept replacing them until one day the car died as I pulled into my driveway and the car died, popped the hood and the alternator was laying on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,592
Posted By 2turbotoys
Me too... Waiting for my buddy to finally free up...

Me too... Waiting for my buddy to finally free up a place for me in the shop...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,319
Posted By 2turbotoys
Lol :drama:

Lol :drama:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By 2turbotoys
I think he meant why are people looking for...

I think he meant why are people looking for something that is common in his world, custom heat blankets for industrial machinery. Which is not common to most of the rest of us. Most people don't look...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By 2turbotoys
I would love to watch viper drivers face during...

I would love to watch viper drivers face during that run...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By 2turbotoys
I just douche the **** outta the IAC with brake...

I just douche the **** outta the IAC with brake cleaner, or MAF cleaner, whichever is closer and wipe it off where you can. Kinda like Harland says. Do that first, if it doesn't work then worry about...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,758
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ah. I didn't have brakes on it either, the...

Ah. I didn't have brakes on it either, the Grenada brakes that were on it hit the scrap pile at the sellers house
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,758
Posted By 2turbotoys
A Ford 9" isn't really that heavy, I got mine out...

A Ford 9" isn't really that heavy, I got mine out of the truck myself (dam heavy for 1 guy) the axles weren't in it but the 3rd member was... how much do these other rears weigh?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,758
Posted By 2turbotoys
What I like is how he said "Also my wheels are...

What I like is how he said "Also my wheels are 5x4.5 like the exploder axle already has before I get any "use a toyoda axle" from the rally crew." and gets almost nothing in this thread except what...
Forum: showroom 11-27-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,012
Posted By 2turbotoys
Yes

Yes
Forum: showroom 11-27-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By 2turbotoys
Those centers fit 15" steelies also, I used them...

Those centers fit 15" steelies also, I used them for a while. Looks great!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By 2turbotoys
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By 2turbotoys
Are you certain the springs are factory? Oversize...

Are you certain the springs are factory? Oversize rims on it?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By 2turbotoys
Its actually a lot easier to install if its a bit...

Its actually a lot easier to install if its a bit loose, and doesn't hurt anything
Forum: showroom 11-26-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By 2turbotoys
Those are some shiny 14's! The ones I took off my...

Those are some shiny 14's! The ones I took off my car look like they were stored in the ocean. For about 10 years...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,290
Posted By 2turbotoys
A dump valve is always a vacuum leak, its always...

A dump valve is always a vacuum leak, its always slightly open while the engine is running. Re-circulation is not, because its after the maf and its not leaking un-metered air. Any Maf (or amm if you...
Forum: showroom 11-25-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ya,the nodular center vase is still the way go it...

Ya,the nodular center vase is still the way go it seems, and NHRA requires it for 10s and under. I just need to figure out bolting the volvo hub/coilovers to this thing.
Forum: showroom 11-25-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By 2turbotoys
The caliper part numbers are from a Grenada. They...

The caliper part numbers are from a Grenada. They were seized solid. The problem with them I want to use my R brakes and rims. The mounts are old Ford slide type things.
I am getting new axles...
Forum: showroom 11-24-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 40,324
Posted By 2turbotoys
What did you do to it?

What did you do to it?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,592
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ya, I figured that. Hoping for the best...the...

Ya, I figured that. Hoping for the best...the brackets aren't in the same place if you measure inwards from the hub, I thought they would be symmetrical, but they aren't. Well its a good starting...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,592
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ok thanks, I'm a bit of time away from bolting it...

Ok thanks, I'm a bit of time away from bolting it in, but we'll check that.
I need to figure out the bearing housings also, originally I thought they were Volvo, but they aren't. I really want to...
Forum: showroom 11-24-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By 2turbotoys
Got a 9" rear, set up for a 240

I posted in my build thread, but thought I might get more opinions here with a fresh thread..
You guys convinced me an 8.8 was the way to go and I almost pulled the trigger on one when this popped...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,592
Posted By 2turbotoys
Big update! Got my 9" rear! ...

Big update! Got my 9" rear!

https://i.imgur.com/YXpY4eSl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/bW0H9nVl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/XYof4ztl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/zfBYsGHl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,592
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had an 83 944 with adjustable Konis, Fuchs, fat...

I had an 83 944 with adjustable Konis, Fuchs, fat tiers and ya, low hp but not much could keep on the back roads, could just floor it everwhere and it would stick. The guy I bought it from won a lot...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,592
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hahaha thats awesome! Having owned both cars at...

Hahaha thats awesome! Having owned both cars at the same time, the Porsche was faster, with much longer legs. It was 2 seconds faster in the 1/4 mile, 14 flat against a 16 flat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By 2turbotoys
LS ecu mounting, what was your idea?

Did you LS guys just make a mount for the ECU or did you use/modify a factory mount? I know its not hard to mount it, I just am curious what everyone did and why. Under hood, inside the car,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,592
Posted By 2turbotoys
Very true... Got my simplified engine...

Very true...

Got my simplified engine harness back, I think the 2nd pic is my new "check engine" light, its strapped to my OBD II port...

https://i.imgur.com/B5BAqPAl.jpg
...
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