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Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,018
Posted By 240wagonguy
I got as far as downloading the PCM Hammer stuff...

I got as far as downloading the PCM Hammer stuff and setting it up. Gotta build a flashing cable and whatnot.

My suggestion for budget build? Leave the engine 100% stock, figure out how to get it...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,933
Posted By 240wagonguy
there's brackets to put the alt on the upper...

there's brackets to put the alt on the upper passenger side as well. then you can keep the power steering pump in the stock location.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 58,427
Posted By 240wagonguy
I'm jelly Also hows your shifter from the...

I'm jelly

Also hows your shifter from the T5? Looks like some extended dealio. Interesting in parting with it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,551
Posted By 240wagonguy
yellow bulbs to compensate. but seriously...

yellow bulbs to compensate.

but seriously just buy one of those headlight polishing kits. Or if it's light yellowing I just run the buffer over them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,510
Posted By 240wagonguy
did you check the rear diff wiring? I thought the...

did you check the rear diff wiring? I thought the speedo failed again in my 92 740 but it was the wiring that rotted off the sensor.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,933
Posted By 240wagonguy
GTO shifter might help with that.

GTO shifter might help with that.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,933
Posted By 240wagonguy
question how well does the T56 shifter line up...

question how well does the T56 shifter line up with the stock hole?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,345
Posted By 240wagonguy
yea isn't the 91+ 240 system a Harrison (GM)...

yea isn't the 91+ 240 system a Harrison (GM) system? Just get those parts and adapt it?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,621
Posted By 240wagonguy
I'm running no cats on my ls swapped C10 and...

I'm running no cats on my ls swapped C10 and there's no stinky combustion smell.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 505,194
Posted By 240wagonguy
Let me know on that whiteblock turbo manifold if...

Let me know on that whiteblock turbo manifold if wanna let it go.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 505,194
Posted By 240wagonguy
I liked my M46, popping in and out of overdrive...

I liked my M46, popping in and out of overdrive with a button press was convenient. Downsides, clunky shifting. Ford T5 is much tighter.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,763
Posted By 240wagonguy
All the 7/9 series wagons had aluminum tail...

All the 7/9 series wagons had aluminum tail gates. Nice n light.

Don't know about the 140/240 tho.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,549
Posted By 240wagonguy
LOL I already have a girlfriend that's into...

LOL

I already have a girlfriend that's into the same crappy cars i like, so I'm good there.

Yea the cars pretty dented up, but if no rust then its just character :lol: .

Carry on! These...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,549
Posted By 240wagonguy
Whats with all the weirdo volvo purists trolling...

Whats with all the weirdo volvo purists trolling build threads? If it was good enough stock why are you even here?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 31,527
Posted By 240wagonguy
Being able to support a flex fuel sensor doesn't...

Being able to support a flex fuel sensor doesn't really make the argument for spending the dough on a holley system. Stock PCM will do that, megasquirt, etc. It's really just the ease of install and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 31,527
Posted By 240wagonguy
I've pondered it. Seems like a nice bit of kit....

I've pondered it. Seems like a nice bit of kit. No local E85 stations up here so thats a moot point for me. The plug n play aspect of it is nice
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 505,194
Posted By 240wagonguy
hahaha. You should be able to get a foxbody...

hahaha.

You should be able to get a foxbody V8 input shaft and swap it. That has the 3.35 first gear set which is the same as a foxbody v8 trans. Should work great with the 3.73 rear gear too.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 505,194
Posted By 240wagonguy
I did the T5 conversion to my whiteblock. $250...

I did the T5 conversion to my whiteblock. $250 adapter plate, $300 for a V8 T5, $25 for a flat 850 flywheel, $55 for the disc, and i think $80 for a NOS 850 pressure plate. pilot bearing $20ish. You...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 505,194
Posted By 240wagonguy
Killen me here. But i could be into that...

Killen me here.

But i could be into that turbo manifold
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-29-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 64,767
Posted By 240wagonguy
I feel like this is doable, considering guys in...

I feel like this is doable, considering guys in Europe turbo these things without even tuning the ECU. Seems its a very forgiving system. I am also excited about not spending $1000 on MS3 if I don't...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-29-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 64,767
Posted By 240wagonguy
Ok this is exciting. Haven't had the time to put...

Ok this is exciting. Haven't had the time to put together my B6304S+T swapped car yet, but I had been debating pulling the trigger on an MS3 for the swap since I have a complete 960 harness installed...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 111,625
Posted By 240wagonguy
old car is old.

old car is old.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,105
Posted By 240wagonguy
people who are concerned about mileage on LS...

people who are concerned about mileage on LS engines are stuck in the past. These things are good for 600k+ if the truck that was built around them could last that long. I have a 300K mile 6.0L that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 831,630
Posted By 240wagonguy
I've moved to the non-insulated butt connectors...

I've moved to the non-insulated butt connectors and adhesive lined shrink tubed as well. The OEM GM connections are done this way, except they also solder the wires.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,562
Posted By 240wagonguy
Because I don't have the equipment.

Because I don't have the equipment.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,562
Posted By 240wagonguy
Seems to me it would be easier to duplicate the...

Seems to me it would be easier to duplicate the stock clutch pedal in steel. Why reinvent the wheel with some aftermarket stuff when the OEM parts exist to be copied?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 30,634
Posted By 240wagonguy
Wow I thought the guy did the cleanup for you. He...

Wow I thought the guy did the cleanup for you. He should for that price...damn bellhousings are basically free.

Next Gen kit is supposed to eliminate machining the bellhousing. I have a nextgen...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 58,427
Posted By 240wagonguy
I noticed that the whiteblock sits slightly...

I noticed that the whiteblock sits slightly further forward in the chassis compared to the redblock when I was building my T5 shifter. I had initially bought a blown up Camaro T5 to use the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,522
Posted By 240wagonguy
Email maxspeedingrods directly, they will sell...

Email maxspeedingrods directly, they will sell you a set of 6 rods
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 58,427
Posted By 240wagonguy
interesting. But how do you bleed the slave? ...

interesting. But how do you bleed the slave?

I'm curious about the shifter setup you have there too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,538
Posted By 240wagonguy
I sold a 7/9 bracket to a local for install on...

I sold a 7/9 bracket to a local for install on his 240, he said it bolted right on, didn't mention anything about distributor clearance so I assume it worked fine.

Coil wire you could make one if...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,229
Posted By 240wagonguy
these are the ones with the trans in the rear? So...

these are the ones with the trans in the rear? So basically a Volvo Corvette? :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,243
Posted By 240wagonguy
Interesting, my gf's 92 740 turbo wagon has no...

Interesting, my gf's 92 740 turbo wagon has no cruise and manual climate controls, but does have leather. Some cloth seats would be better, the leather doesn't seem to hold up well and the dog likes...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,243
Posted By 240wagonguy
Typically a US spec turbo car would have leather....

Typically a US spec turbo car would have leather. Cloth would wear better however.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,459
Posted By 240wagonguy
The buyin for an LS swap depends on where you...

The buyin for an LS swap depends on where you live. Here in the rust belt, truck engines are cheap. Even if you buy one from a partout, it's $500 for a good running under 150k miles 5.3L. These...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,365
Posted By 240wagonguy
holy crap I had no idea this existed. And I just...

holy crap I had no idea this existed. And I just drove to Augusta a month ago to get a 960 parts car. Dang I'd like to check that place out tho.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,558
Posted By 240wagonguy
I have some stock bars lying around if you are...

I have some stock bars lying around if you are willing to pay shipping from the wrong coast
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 28,625
Posted By 240wagonguy
It's some sort of flare fitting. I used the...

It's some sort of flare fitting. I used the original line from the S90 as it fit my 740 perfectly. I guess that doesn't help you now?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 102,485
Posted By 240wagonguy
Nice project. Consider your transmission choices....

Nice project. Consider your transmission choices. Deeworks makes the ones for a T5 and a CD009. With the T5 adapter you have to engineer the clutch actuation solution. The CD009 is already designed...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 28,625
Posted By 240wagonguy
I might need some wiring from your S90 to finish...

I might need some wiring from your S90 to finish my swap if you would not mind pulling it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-20-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 40,495
Posted By 240wagonguy
If I recall correctly from my research on the...

If I recall correctly from my research on the microsquirt, running waste spark with LS coils on a 4 cylinder would take up all the available aux I/O, there's only 2 on a micro.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By 240wagonguy
Your car should have a plate on the firewall...

Your car should have a plate on the firewall where the hydro master goes. I don't believe later cars had the stamping for a cable clutch however.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,917
Posted By 240wagonguy
the sender is brass, you can do it with a flat...

the sender is brass, you can do it with a flat file, drill, and the correct size die. Chuck up the sender in the drill, and turn it down on the file until it's the right size. Then run the die down...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,046
Posted By 240wagonguy
No, I get the reasons to use a 4L80, thats why I...

No, I get the reasons to use a 4L80, thats why I have one. but I got a controller with the van I yanked everything from.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,046
Posted By 240wagonguy
but why?

but why?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,537
Posted By 240wagonguy
Likely because of unevenly spaced teeth, 130/48...

Likely because of unevenly spaced teeth, 130/48 means you cut off every 2.7 tooth on the wheel. Obviously not gonna work well. Best to fab a new wheel with 48 evenly spaced teeth.

Could also cut a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,537
Posted By 240wagonguy
Seems to me the solution is already in here on...

Seems to me the solution is already in here on page 2. Cut a new reluctor ring or modify the one in the axle, and use the ford abs sensor. Several members reported success.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,270
Posted By 240wagonguy
I mean how much bigger does everyone think a...

I mean how much bigger does everyone think a 4L80E is? He's already got a GM auto trans in there, it's really not much bigger.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 30,634
Posted By 240wagonguy
you west coast peeps are spoiled. I can't even...

you west coast peeps are spoiled. I can't even find a 242 for sale here. And you got a rust free one for $200.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 505,194
Posted By 240wagonguy
the T6 S80s are getting hard to find. Last one I...

the T6 S80s are getting hard to find. Last one I saw was $300 and even in town but had 285k miles. Decided that was too much. I'm not really in a hurry.
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