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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:31 PM
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Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
sick vape bruh

sick vape bruh
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Probably good filter but they use a normal fuel...

Probably good filter but they use a normal fuel pump to get up near the engine then a cam driven pump raises the pressure up high enough for in the rail.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,640
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
LS

LS
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Rebuilding k24 would be a good idea for 2...

Rebuilding k24 would be a good idea for 2 reasons. Trying to adapt to go back to the td04 would be more costly and time consuming. And the K24 is is a good turbo. You could even do a hybrid k24/k26,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 124,349
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Amazing!

Amazing!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,622
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
This thread is almost 10 years old and looks like...

This thread is almost 10 years old and looks like the pictures were taken with film and then scanned in.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,011
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
LS

LS
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Are core supports all the same for 75-85?

Are core supports all the same for 75-85?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Body Parts

Since my 77 240 got hit I'm looking at replacement parts.

If the core support needs to be replaced what years am I looking at for interchange? 75-85? Or did something change with different...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I drove it home. It seems to drive all right....

I drove it home. It seems to drive all right. Fender, bumper, are trash obviously. Strut tower doesn't look like it was really pushed in. The "frame" where the bumper shock mounts is a little...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I think the car is fixable. Traffic came to...

I think the car is fixable.

Traffic came to an abrupt stop. I was able to come to a stop thanks to the rx-7 calipers. The f150 was behind me. He locked up all his wheels trying to stop, swerved...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Car got hit by an F150 today. So that really...

Car got hit by an F150 today. So that really sucks.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1745/42677636931_260d06f5d9_z.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1729/27809509777_2e43d556f7_z.jpg
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Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Earlier 850s had the female connector up on the...

Earlier 850s had the female connector up on the LH strut mount for the ABS connector. You could use that as the other end for your harness if you can find one.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I think you need to realistically think this out...

I think you need to realistically think this out and maybe work your way up to it. Getting and engine and using something like sts mounts can be the easiest part. It's all the little stuff that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Hoooooboy. Sorry but I feel like you're gonna...

Hoooooboy. Sorry but I feel like you're gonna have a hard time with this, get frustrated and then just sell a 240 she'll to the junkyard.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,594
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
A little rust sealer, a little wash, fresh...

A little rust sealer, a little wash, fresh battery and she'll be as good as new.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,661
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
That's a huge difference in press fit tolerances....

That's a huge difference in press fit tolerances. Usually fits are something like .0005-.001 inches interference per inch of diameter.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,094
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
20 psi on a chinese t3 turbo. I bet your inlet...

20 psi on a chinese t3 turbo. I bet your inlet and combustion temps went up, ring gap was too small/detonation, followed by ringland failure.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Yeah I just test fitted it. It's pretty straight...

Yeah I just test fitted it. It's pretty straight forward. Cut in half and then put it on. Clears the engine mount and intake bracket.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Did you have to do anything with the engine...

Did you have to do anything with the engine mount? I'm about to mock it up
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
7/9 Alternator setup on a 240

I need to move my alternator to fit my turbo and specifically the wastegate, plus just to free up some room on that side of the engine. I've only found a few pictures of ones that may have been done...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
You’re not going to find a cut and dry how to. I...

You’re not going to find a cut and dry how to. I think one or two people have done it. There’s some info on here if you search, but the people who have done it already had some idea of how to do it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I bought an aluminum underdrive pulley on ebay...

I bought an aluminum underdrive pulley on ebay for a decent price. I didn't realize it was an underdrive pulley when I bought it but it is 5 lbs 1 oz lighter and looks nicer. I guess that makes me a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Countdown to part out...

Countdown to part out...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,566
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
No. I mean you could. But you shouldn’t.

No. I mean you could. But you shouldn’t.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Yeah skip that 740 for sure.

Yeah skip that 740 for sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
It's not a crazy price. Depends on also on what...

It's not a crazy price. Depends on also on what kind of parts they're using. Are they using cheap mufflers and cheap steel or nicer mufflers, v bands, stainless steel? And if they do good work I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
AEM. I stopped using innovate. They seem to be...

AEM. I stopped using innovate. They seem to be too sensitive with their installations. AEM seems to always work reliably
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,844
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Go in the bathroom and turn off the lights. Say...

Go in the bathroom and turn off the lights. Say BNE three times in the mirror and he will appear.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
No one has done it? Because it's stupid.

No one has done it? Because it's stupid.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Everything with the "phase 1" was the 184...

Everything with the "phase 1" was the 184 hp
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Yes

Yes
Forum: events 04-13-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,185
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Is there anyone coming down from Tennessee? I'm...

Is there anyone coming down from Tennessee? I'm trying to plan my trip and I'd have to leave at like 4 in the morning to get there by 5 which would suck. But if I could leave Thursday night and crash...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
WOOOOOOOOOW! Why does not fit guide or parts...

WOOOOOOOOOW!

Why does not fit guide or parts list anywhere say anything about this?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,646
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Wow! Is the EPAS from an existing vehicle or is...

Wow! Is the EPAS from an existing vehicle or is this more like an aftermarket "universal" part?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I work with a lot of electrical connections at...

I work with a lot of electrical connections at the Ford plant and have started using the modern OEM crimp connectors a little more. The multi pin latching connectors with weatherpack seals. They're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
WTF is going on with this rack

I have been having the hardest time trying to find a replacement boot for my steering rack. The RH has been torn since I bought my 77 244. Well yesterday I decided to take a look at the LH side and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Microsquirt and PNP harness came in the mail...

Microsquirt and PNP harness came in the mail yesterday. New flowmaster muffler came. V band and flex joint come today.

Had a little trouble installing the RX-7 calipers. I didn't realize there was...
Forum: events 04-09-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,185
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I can offer DD services too since I quit drinking.

I can offer DD services too since I quit drinking.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Pictures of the oil cooler setup. ...

Pictures of the oil cooler setup.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/872/27474441018_af38112842_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HRPG7W)IMG_20180407_180825 (https://flic.kr/p/HRPG7W) by Brandon Porter...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Thanks I guess? I'll post more pictures this...

Thanks I guess?

I'll post more pictures this week of the oil cooler and other stuff that's been done. Like the MR2 seats.
Forum: events 04-07-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,185
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
After this weekend and nothing going right on the...

After this weekend and nothing going right on the 77 if I go I'll be driving the wagon
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
I think ansel made that because of my hatred for...

I think ansel made that because of my hatred for pineapple pizza.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
K-jet B21 to LH B230f+t

With this being such an early 240 a lot of information was scarce and not a lot of changes were documented.

Ripping out the b21 wasn't bad.
And I started putting together the squirt block....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Headwork

From using cross sections and guides read online I used a die grinder and kit from harbor freight to port the head as well as a little bit of the exhaust manifold. I do recommend from experience to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
What's odd about it? It's reclocked and a few...

What's odd about it? It's reclocked and a few other things I was going to document. If you look up a Volvo K24 turbo on google they look about the same.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
77 244 Going for Junkyard TB Glory

So I purchased this Mustard Yellow 77 244 after looking for an early 240 for nearly a year. This one fit all my criteria of being a sedan stripped out model with no a/c or power steering, as well as...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,100
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
That torque wrench is sweet. What's the range on...

That torque wrench is sweet. What's the range on it?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
If you are putting in the inercooler then I would...

If you are putting in the inercooler then I would think you could figure out how to attach the bov to one of the pipes.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By CAPT_BLOTTO
Cable and pulley setup? Add some dominoes,...

Cable and pulley setup? Add some dominoes, marbles, match and a candle and make a Rube Goldberg actuated spoiler.
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