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Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-11-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By turbochimp
Do you have a link for the preloaded OS w/tuner...

Do you have a link for the preloaded OS w/tuner studio? Or any other car related hardware for this setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By turbochimp
I just have my duals wrapped. No problems in a...

I just have my duals wrapped. No problems in a couple of years
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By turbochimp
I have some 48lb bosch style accels that will...

I have some 48lb bosch style accels that will feed that 19t. pm'd
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By turbochimp
I fit 3" in stock under-axle alignment without...

I fit 3" in stock under-axle alignment without any fuss - kept triangles too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By turbochimp
b230 freshen-up ft->f swap

I can no longer tolerate the blow-by on the 230ft on my daily 1990 740. I am going to swap in a 1992 b230f with oil drain drilled from a 240 w/ ~150K mi on it. I will then rebuild the b230ft at my...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By turbochimp
oil drain fitting preference

Any experience with the press in oil return fitting from either yoshifab or STS (or both!). Pros/cons? Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,760
Posted By turbochimp
What size pipe is intended to connect to the...

What size pipe is intended to connect to the downpipe? I'm starting out looking at the feasibility of turbocharging my ls swapped 242 while keeping some bare semblance of stock exhaust routing....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By turbochimp
UPDATE: Ended up moving all the tabs - which...

UPDATE:

Ended up moving all the tabs - which was a shame because they were so mint. Everything seems to line up pretty good - driveshaft and wheels. Full pics here...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By turbochimp
Linuxman's MS tuning services are the way to go...

Linuxman's MS tuning services are the way to go here. Unless you are hell-bent on 100% diy. He can either help you get the car rolling or work through the full tuning proccess at a more than...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,219
Posted By turbochimp
8.8 update

Now with Ford 8.8 goodness

I've been threatening to do the 8.8 swap for a while now. I've had the Ford axle sitting around for some time but was hesitant to pull the trigger. Finally, a friend of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks for the info. Does anyone remember where...

Thanks for the info. Does anyone remember where that article on mix-n-match 240 body panels was written? I thought it was on Matthew Hyde's site but I'm not seeing it there.

Also, online store...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By turbochimp
https://proxy.duckduckgo.com/iur/?f=1&image_host=h...

https://proxy.duckduckgo.com/iur/?f=1&image_host=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.statefansnation.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2010%2F11%2Fcrickets.gif&u=https://www.statefansnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/cri...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By turbochimp
Reproduction flathoods

Are these sold anymore? If so, where? Didn't see anything on google. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By turbochimp
I don't have personal experience with them but...

I don't have personal experience with them but I've seen others experiences. For every claim of "works awesome!" it seems like there are probably 3+ fails and much sadness within 1-180 days. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By turbochimp
If you are concerned about engine damage, I would...

If you are concerned about engine damage, I would advise against going to 14 psi on that setup. The cam adjustment you mention changes cam timing for valve events - not ignition timing. It has been...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, I'm resigned that the tabs will have to be...

Yeah, I'm resigned that the tabs will have to be redone.

What about the 8.8 pinion alignment? Did your line up perfectly to the tunnel? I've yet to get this back in the air to look at it again...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By turbochimp
There isn't a magic psi number that will be safe....

There isn't a magic psi number that will be safe. I pinged my b21ft running right around 14-15 with a 15g. AFR was fine, timing was not - even with the mechanical timing mod. Fwiw.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By turbochimp
8.8 swap issues

I am more than halfway into my 8.8 swap on my 242 and have run into a couple things that I wanted to get opinions on from you guys

1) We shortened the long side tube the appropriate amount. When I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By turbochimp
Hopefully, I'll get an estimate of the final...

Hopefully, I'll get an estimate of the final length today. The only yutz would be a 1310-1330 conversion ujoint (if that). I don't know the exact diameter of the truck shaft, but I think they run a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By turbochimp
driveshaft for 8.8

I'm about to need a driveshaft for an 8.8 swap. I was wondering about just getting a JY f150 shortened. Any experience with this as a possible cost saver? I think a custom one might be $4-600.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By turbochimp
OK, got some 4" helper springs. Thanks for the...

OK, got some 4" helper springs. Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By turbochimp
coilover setup question

I installed some Kaplehenke coilovers on my ls 242 with the luxesteer/spherical bearing mount setup. I have 12" 275 on the front which feels ok now but leaves the car at (or above) stock height when...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, that's an option but not my first. Was...

Yeah, that's an option but not my first. Was hoping to have axle pre-assembled before the swap. The donor I have seems too rusty to use.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By turbochimp
240 rear axle tab dimensions

I'm doing an 8.8 swap and have been planning on getting all the tabs made on a water-jet.

At this point, I'm not entirely sure how to spec the diameter for the rear axle bushing tab to produce the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks all! Wasn't sure if having them stretched...

Thanks all! Wasn't sure if having them stretched over shaft would increase likelihood of ripping when compressed.

These are for 2.5 springs - I don't have a dust cover but I did get bags for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By turbochimp
dumb question

Are the Koni bump stops supposed to be a really tight fit around the shaft (like have to muscle it over the shaft) or did I buy the wrong size?

70.34.95.000.0 on 240 yellows
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By turbochimp
8.8 swap - wheel advice?

I'm torn on which way to go with wheel selection so I'm looking for some experienced advice on a good way to go for wheels on my 242. Its ls swapped and I'm about to 8.8 swap the rear end. Car...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,971
Posted By turbochimp
For the harness, you get a stock computer and...

For the harness, you get a stock computer and harness, and send it to a wiring service through ebay. they send you back an ecu with the anti-theft and other modules removed and harness that connects...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-02-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,841
Posted By turbochimp
+2 I get this on MS when I turn off decel fuel cut

+2 I get this on MS when I turn off decel fuel cut
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By turbochimp
740 wagon rear wiper arm

The rear wiper arm on my 90 745 no longer provides sufficient pressure on the the wiper to get a good wipe. It seems like the spring has become weak. Nothing in stock at JY recently either.

Anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By turbochimp
Yoshifab breather setup 740 w/ cruise

Anyone run the yoshifab delux breather setup attached to brake booster in a 740 with cruise control? Seems kind of cramped in that area with the cruise control vacuum bladder thing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By turbochimp
Ok, I have done some more reading - specifically...

Ok, I have done some more reading - specifically on the blow by part. This thread was helpful:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=312245 specifically the comment by Duder


My first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By turbochimp
745 oil in intercooler pipes

Hi - I'm looking for guidance on how to approach an oil leak from the turbo of my 745.

1990 745 ~240k miles was all stock until ~40k miles ago
Rebuilt 15g (professional ~2 years ago) currently...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,549
Posted By turbochimp
Hey Mopar! Damn - I was hoping you might have...

Hey Mopar!
Damn - I was hoping you might have some more. I'd be interested in a kit if the timeline wasn't too long. I think in your thread on this you mentioned that you weren't very excited about...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,549
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks, although I understood that stock mounts...

Thanks, although I understood that stock mounts put on larger OD 8.8 tubes changed the geometry quite a bit - which is why I was asking.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,549
Posted By turbochimp
Hey 240 8.8 swap guys

Prepping for a 8.8 swap in my '82 242. Can anyone confirm that the ipd adjustable torque & panhard bars work for this - enough adjustment etc?

Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 132,587
Posted By turbochimp
So thats like 2.5" springs? I would kill to find...

So thats like 2.5" springs? I would kill to find a stiffer spring option in stock dimensions.

Awesome project - I like all the twists and turns it has taken.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 132,587
Posted By turbochimp
Nice work! Do you have adjustables on front or...

Nice work! Do you have adjustables on front or did you find a stiffer stock sized spring?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By turbochimp
Aha, makes sense. So, I'm SOL here as far as you...

Aha, makes sense. So, I'm SOL here as far as you know?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By turbochimp
I experienced a similiar issue on a 93 240. It...

I experienced a similiar issue on a 93 240. It was actually the tach wire on the coil grounding out. It was highly intermittent which made it difficult to diagnose. If you have a tach wire connected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By turbochimp
'29 Hupmobile!! Really though, its a 93 240....

'29 Hupmobile!!

Really though, its a 93 240. Isn't the pertinent part the rim though?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By turbochimp
Center hub cap for 15" 7 series steelies

I'm rocking some 15" steelies (I assume from 7 series) with snow tires this year and would like to dress them up with center cap/beauty-ring. Ebay has some beauty rings that allegedly fit 7 series.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, tried dealer first.

Yeah, tried dealer first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By turbochimp
740 trim sources

Someone broke into my 90 740 wagon and tweaked the rear quarter window trim in the process of breaking the window. The affected area is shown below in green. Any suggestions on where I might be able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By turbochimp
240 Metal repair panels

Are there any repair panel suppliers for 242 (preferably 2 door but could probably work with 4 door parts) besides Mill Supply? really looking for rear quarter sections that do not appear to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By turbochimp
Oh, I thought clunk was there before you changed...

Oh, I thought clunk was there before you changed struts.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By turbochimp
Check the rubber bushing thing on the strut mount...

Check the rubber bushing thing on the strut mount - mine clunked when that was torn. You need to lift the car up from under the front wheel to see any potential damage. Prying up the front wheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By turbochimp
It could be a sign that the rings are a little...

It could be a sign that the rings are a little tired? All my 240's have had some degree of gas odor in the oil but they have all been 200k or more mile motors. I just change oil frequently - usually...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-27-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,747
Posted By turbochimp
MLV exports under the file menu. I just named the...

MLV exports under the file menu. I just named the export file with a .xls extension.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-25-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,747
Posted By turbochimp
Wow - so are you saying that you couldn't get a...

Wow - so are you saying that you couldn't get a linear distribution in any of the tests or that no two tests produced the same line?

I'm not sure if I did this right but here is what I got @ a...
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