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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 136
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Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks so good and I bet it's just a hoot to drive.

Looks so good and I bet it's just a hoot to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Just bumping this to see there’s any news. I know...

Just bumping this to see there’s any news. I know Roger hasn’t yet but did Denny home brew a solution yet or are we in a holding pattern?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 69,864
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That cam holder is genius. Honestly I bet my...

That cam holder is genius. Honestly I bet my machinist wants a set for mine too.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 66,869
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Really rad!

Really rad!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 155,732
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Yep. Now I'm really just trying to restrain...

Yep.

Now I'm really just trying to restrain myself from having 2 projects torn apart at the same time. It's real hard with knowing the 245 seems to be stuck in body shop purgatory. (and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 155,732
Posted By Hank Scorpio
because the 245 has been apart for so long......

because the 245 has been apart for so long... inherited a second project.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 155,732
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Got a nice update from Roger today ...

Got a nice update from Roger today

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/168212958.jpg

Both my blocks are done :D Rods and pistons for the T6 are on order from Josh along with new pistons for...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 69,864
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Took me a while to notice that too! That...

Took me a while to notice that too!

That intake manifold seems really ideal (fitment wise, not sure performance wise) for the tighter 120 engine bay. Kind of wish it fit the older motors.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 69,864
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This guy on Instagram has that same gen...

This guy on Instagram has that same gen whiteblock in his 220: https://www.instagram.com/son_of_klaus_/

It’s a rad swap
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 69,864
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Good to know! ATP Turbo told me they were...

Good to know! ATP Turbo told me they were different but looks like you are right!

Flywheel should be independently balanced. All the manual swaps go from flexplates to random flywheels with out...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 69,864
Posted By Hank Scorpio
The motors from the s40/v50/c30 are a different...

The motors from the s40/v50/c30 are a different port shape, bolt pattern and tighter bore spacing than the older whiteblocks.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,289
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Before that experience it's always been...

Before that experience it's always been "reasonable" but CARB must have been up all the Sacramento smog shops ass that year. Even my parents had BS over their bone stock Subaru that year.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,289
Posted By Hank Scorpio
We had an incredibly difficult time with Andrew's...

We had an incredibly difficult time with Andrew's 244t and a "CA cat". At first I had a generic 3" cat on the exhaust we built, passed the sniffer clean, failed the visual. Then we used a CARB...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,914
Posted By Hank Scorpio
My guess if the Garrett is a GT/GTX, you may not...

My guess if the Garrett is a GT/GTX, you may not as as much a peak difference number as feel it in response on the street.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Hank Scorpio
In the grand scheme of things, that's pretty much...

In the grand scheme of things, that's pretty much what volvo does when they roll off the line new.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Hank Scorpio
That's really clever! I'll keep that in mind for...

That's really clever! I'll keep that in mind for the next two I build.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Having built a handful of these motors, I've...

Having built a handful of these motors, I've always primed them that way. Lots of assembly lube during assembly.

There's really no other good way to do it. The pump is driven directly around the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Hank Scorpio
B234 is not a B6284 BTW I've always just...

B234 is not a B6284

BTW I've always just reused the lifters, kept them in a bucket of oil during the downtime. A bit of cleaning before install. Prime the motor by cranking it with no spark plugs...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,295
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Just make what you have work correctly. The bones...

Just make what you have work correctly. The bones are there for your HP goals already.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 66,869
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Sounds good!

Sounds good!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By Hank Scorpio
There was but it got pruned a couple years back...

There was but it got pruned a couple years back from my pbase account :*(
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
lol 2992 miles each way. I don't have that much...

lol 2992 miles each way. I don't have that much stuff :oogle::rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,724
Posted By Hank Scorpio
It goes inside the snorkel. There's a hard pipe...

It goes inside the snorkel. There's a hard pipe that fits inside the snorkel and a cross piece that supports it from the inside. Non-IC 240t's didn't get those pieces.

Option 2 is do the "group a"...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 181,081
Posted By Hank Scorpio
ATP has undrilled bolt on AN3 adapters. You could...

ATP has undrilled bolt on AN3 adapters. You could probably order one, get a few small drills and work your way up with the oil pressure gauge.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,724
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Make sure you get the intercooled models bracing...

Make sure you get the intercooled models bracing that keeps the "cobra head" from collapsing. It absolutely will suck shut under any significant boost
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
You might as well throw one on my tab too Roger....

You might as well throw one on my tab too Roger. ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,312
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I don't know why you'd need a new trans tunnel,...

I don't know why you'd need a new trans tunnel, it'll be the same bellhousing as every LS/SBC swap on here.

Edit: what's your plan for the oil sump since you're going vertical on the motor? Going...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 181,081
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Seems like that would be pretty easy to rig up....

Seems like that would be pretty easy to rig up. Might be a good diagnostic tool.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 181,081
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Chris, is it possible to install an oil gauge...

Chris, is it possible to install an oil gauge post restrictor? Is there an oil pressure limit he should be aiming for?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Should be able to use a super shortened 960 oil...

Should be able to use a super shortened 960 oil pan and bellhousing, manual 850 flywheel and make your own adapter plate (or use a ford t5 transmission, those adapters are out there).

Could be a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 181,081
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I wonder if you can go down to a .015 restrictor....

I wonder if you can go down to a .015 restrictor. Obviously oil pressure doesn't seem to be an issue here.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I agree 1 piece would be nice but I just reread...

I agree 1 piece would be nice but I just reread this and realized you want to put your spacers between the flexplate and the adapter. Why not between the adapter and converter lugs? Looks like the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By Hank Scorpio
I don't know if CJ is still doing these:...

I don't know if CJ is still doing these: https://www.yother.com/product-p/1091-v-pk.htm

But I would highly recommend keeping an eye on the oil levels. It was not uncommon to see drastic or damn...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
already did

already did
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
You should be able to get to the bolts for the...

You should be able to get to the bolts for the adapter via the starter. I'd bolt the adapter to the converter before mounting the transmission. Then bolt the flexplate to the adapter by rotating it...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 216,264
Posted By Hank Scorpio
This is true. I have been following this closely...

This is true. I have been following this closely with the same thought.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By Hank Scorpio
:rofl::rofl::rofl: Iím glad this is still a...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Iím glad this is still a thing
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Looks good. What adapter did you use, slanted or...

Looks good. What adapter did you use, slanted or vertical?

Do you still have some rearward travel left for the converter? My only real worry is once you do the spacers you won’t have any slip...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 92,378
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Trap speeds are crazy good! Well done!

Trap speeds are crazy good! Well done!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Gotcha. That makes more sense!

Gotcha. That makes more sense!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Since it would be bolting to the adapter plate...

Since it would be bolting to the adapter plate anyways, probably wouldn't be a big deal to just drill and tap the extra 2 holes anyways I'd imagine. Thanks for the info!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By Hank Scorpio
How high? Whats your budget? What's your Turbo...

How high? Whats your budget? What's your Turbo choice? Drivetrain etc.

That'll pretty much determine how we answer your question.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Dumb question the other way, the SBC and LS bolt...

Dumb question the other way, the SBC and LS bolt pattern are the same except the newer motors have the extra bolt at the top of the bellhousing right?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By Hank Scorpio
If this is your ONLY power goal, then I'm 100% in...

If this is your ONLY power goal, then I'm 100% in agreement. 250whp is well documented to be a safe number for a later B230 or B21/23ft.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hank Scorpio
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=341...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=341224&highlight=rock+crawler but your best bet is his IG account: https://www.instagram.com/fj401ton/

KLracing adapter, TH350. Says it worked great,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 92,378
Posted By Hank Scorpio
The factory lines are pretty small, the 850's are...

The factory lines are pretty small, the 850's are even worse. I did AN6 (maybe 8, it's been a few years) from the tank forward on the t5r and went from 13-14:1 to 12:1 under boost. Might be worth...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,706
Posted By Hank Scorpio
You don't need to sleeve a whiteblock. Closed...

You don't need to sleeve a whiteblock. Closed deck conversion is worth doing but sleeving isn't a requirement as long as you're using the earlier, smaller bore blocks.

Rods and pistons, that's...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 110,376
Posted By Hank Scorpio
If you want, you can come ride around in my truck...

If you want, you can come ride around in my truck for a day. It's damn good at making any other car feel like a rocket and quiet as a rolls royce.
Forum: showroom 07-23-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,734
Posted By Hank Scorpio
http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/73743666.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/73743666.jpg

Liz and Towery meeting. Epic.

http://www.pbase.com/dkauer744/image/27889047.jpg
SoCalEuro- It was really cool to run into Noah back in...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,849
Posted By Hank Scorpio
Thoroughly enjoyed watching your cross country...

Thoroughly enjoyed watching your cross country trek on IG. Seriously, my favorite thing of the last few months. Bravo on making it back safely!
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