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Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,039
Posted By 740atl
that's pretty clever. I love it.

that's pretty clever. I love it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,132
Posted By 740atl
IMHO it allows instant sequential ignition...

IMHO it allows instant sequential ignition without the need for a second trigger... for example using the 60-1 crank and a single tooth wheel on the distributor (stock 240 dizzy with all but one...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By 740atl
The only reason i say this is to verify that the...

The only reason i say this is to verify that the timing you have programmed in the spark table is what's actually showing up in the cylinder. It's a pain to do with one person but have a bud rev the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By 740atl
1. Do it. $500 seems reasonable for all of the...

1. Do it. $500 seems reasonable for all of the +T swap parts you'd need.

2. any manual transmission swap (aside from m46) is going to cost about $1000 give or take.

3. How long do you want...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By 740atl
Have you measured the actual timing at the crank...

Have you measured the actual timing at the crank at a few rpms?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By 740atl
I had to retard the hell out of the ignition...

I had to retard the hell out of the ignition timing...the only way I could get the +T to not knock.... but especially around the torque peak (3500 or so rpm for an 8v)... after the torque peak it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,193
Posted By 740atl
So it sounds like your budget is tight. Have you...

So it sounds like your budget is tight. Have you considered the lt1 out of a bbody (iron heads) or an fbody (aluminum heads) ? It's a 'fairly' stout package as is (with the fuel injection) and you...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,193
Posted By 740atl
I would put that estimate on the high side. Not...

I would put that estimate on the high side. Not sure where you're located, but most pnp jy's around will charge $200 for an engine, $125-175 for a trans. The one pnp I go to outside Allentown, PA...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,193
Posted By 740atl
They do make aluminum cylinder heads.

They do make aluminum cylinder heads.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,193
Posted By 740atl
If you’re gonna go abc route; jtr still sells the...

If you’re gonna go abc route; jtr still sells the engine mount. https://jagsthatrun.com/collections/volvo/motor-mounts.

The sbc is basically a dropin... I massaged the lip of the crossmember but...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-05-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,132
Posted By 740atl
Klracing sells a crank pulley with a trigger...

Klracing sells a crank pulley with a trigger wheel mount. https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/multiremhjul-vevaxel-16v.html

I know this isn’t for a hall sensor but if you don’t have the room in...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By 740atl
Definitely try a stock size amm. I think I have...

Definitely try a stock size amm. I think I have one in the shed... where are you located?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By 740atl
Doesn’t the 9 have issues with burned traces on...

Doesn’t the 9 have issues with burned traces on the back of the instrument cluster? It’s been a long time, but I feel like I had to splice in a new wire to repair a trace.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By 740atl
When you say you used lh2.4, Did you convert to...

When you say you used lh2.4, Did you convert to lh2.4?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,840
Posted By 740atl
Dear Hubert Ok. I'll stop poking fun at...

Dear Hubert

Ok. I'll stop poking fun at you. It is apparent you are wholly unused to people busting your chops over the internet and it is causing you great distress.

My apology was...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 93,783
Posted By 740atl
That is a great looking ride! I love it.

That is a great looking ride! I love it.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,840
Posted By 740atl
stellar

stellar
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,728
Posted By 740atl
Stellar

Stellar
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By 740atl
Best of luck. I didn't have an issue sorting a...

Best of luck. I didn't have an issue sorting a master, hoses and parts from speedway racing and summit racing.

Before you plunk down change on the hayes unit, check out this first. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By 740atl
I used this. ...

I used this. https://www.harborfreight.com/ball-joint-service-kit-for-2wd-and-4wd-vehicles-63279.html?_br_psugg_q=ball+joint+service+kit

but in the end it was a combination of burning them out...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By 740atl
Can you run a hydraulic throw out bearing?

Can you run a hydraulic throw out bearing?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,129
Posted By 740atl
The JTR book you just purchased (honestly I...

The JTR book you just purchased (honestly I thought you would have purchased that a two months ago) will detail all of the problems you will have to overcome in great detail.

While you're...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By 740atl
the Tilton hydraulic tob is the sex... have you...

the Tilton hydraulic tob is the sex... have you checked here yet? http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=357178

If you're hesitant because of the cost, the end results are so worth it. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,381
Posted By 740atl
I think I ended up adding more metal to the lower...

I think I ended up adding more metal to the lower flange via welding and grinding it smooth again, but i definitely used two gaskets between the manifold and jpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By 740atl
with an 87 740, with lh2.2/ezk117, you need...

with an 87 740, with lh2.2/ezk117, you need larger injectors... the stock 32's are a wee too small. If you want to stick to the low impedance injectors you're on your own for source, but if you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By 740atl
If you’re driving hard with power in a 240,...

If you’re driving hard with power in a 240, eventually you’re gonna need a ratchet strap on the drivers strut tower.

After the ratchet strap, I haven’t broken a single mount.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,098
Posted By 740atl
Cool. I've been waiting to hear your impressions...

Cool. I've been waiting to hear your impressions on this.... I just took mine out for the first time in months today and was reminded of what 3.90 gears were like on the highway.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,381
Posted By 740atl
Looks great! I always felt the 740/940 fuel...

Looks great! I always felt the 740/940 fuel sending unit was of especially evil design.

Love the j-pipe. Yours is braced much better than mine was.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,967
Posted By 740atl
Thanks everyone. The aem 340 is the winner!

Thanks everyone. The aem 340 is the winner!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,159
Posted By 740atl
Well Hubert I for one would like to apologize. I...

Well Hubert I for one would like to apologize. I meant nothing racist. It was my mistaken impression that you were a non native English speaker. There were no racist overtones in any of my...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,159
Posted By 740atl
Hubert, I really donít understand what the **** ...

Hubert, I really donít understand what the **** youíre saying, but Iím pretty sure you just threatened him.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,967
Posted By 740atl
what's everyone doing for fuel pumps these days?

I think the in-tank circa 2012 walbro 255 is dying in the lt1....

I noticed walbro has released higher flowing pumps...350/450/525.

What's the ticket right now for a decent pump for stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By 740atl
I think you do the one that causes you to regret...

I think you do the one that causes you to regret your decision the least in the end. The 240 is my favorite body style as well but the 940 is the better platform right now in my honest opinion.A 940...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,305
Posted By 740atl
top of the block in the image in this thread......

top of the block in the image in this thread... if your block has the holes, an LH2.4 swap could be in your future.

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=318727
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,305
Posted By 740atl
I'm trying not to confuse you but give you...

I'm trying not to confuse you but give you simple, legit advice.

I'm not sure what else to say... if you want the boost, you'll need the ezk117 from an 88 and earlier 740 turbo.

the terminal 11...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,305
Posted By 740atl
Yes, the amount of information scales with...

Yes, the amount of information scales with possibilities.


If you're looking to keep this as simple as possible, stay with lh2.2. You'll still going to need a turbo fuel computer from a 88 and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,305
Posted By 740atl
Have you done any wiring work before? If you can...

Have you done any wiring work before? If you can follow a wiring diagram, it's not rocket surgery.

So, if you plan to stick with lh2.2 in the car you will need to do the ezk117 swap. You'll need...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,305
Posted By 740atl
I wouldn’t recommend driving with boost and the...

I wouldn’t recommend driving with boost and the stock computers.

You can hook the turbo up but leave the wastegate arm unconnected.

You don’t need anything off the 84. Your car already has an...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,320
Posted By 740atl
I'm not really sure what you're after here. Your...

I'm not really sure what you're after here. Your current intake is working yes? You don't like it because it's plastic and sagging, but you don't want a metal pipe. If you're looking for more...
Forum: article composition 05-09-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 99,071
Posted By 740atl
Back in 2008 these things used to be easy to find...

Back in 2008 these things used to be easy to find in recycling yard... today? I remember the same apc pages and mods, and even built an 8ft extension harness to “tune” the apc from the passenger...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-16-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,132
Posted By 740atl
Where are you putting the hall sensor? In the...

Where are you putting the hall sensor? In the factory location? DIYautotune sells a few that are pretty reasonably priced......
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,102
Posted By 740atl
Been down this road lots before... if you have...

Been down this road lots before... if you have more questions, there are a lot of brains here that have done the +T swap before.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,615
Posted By 740atl
I know I'll catch fire for this but just turbo...

I know I'll catch fire for this but just turbo the 94' block you have in the car right now. The later block is more desirable and the squirters are nice. Without knowing how it lived its life,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By 740atl
Find a junkyard and practice pulling their engine.

Find a junkyard and practice pulling their engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,898
Posted By 740atl
Ignore the piston slap and keep driving for...

Ignore the piston slap and keep driving for another 100k or until the wiring harness rots out.
Forum: events 03-10-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,340
Posted By 740atl
Tentative camping

Tentative camping
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,486
Posted By 740atl
No,no,no,yes,maybe,YES,maybe,NO,yes,NO.

No,no,no,yes,maybe,YES,maybe,NO,yes,NO.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,129
Posted By 740atl
Looks like their facebook page says they're still...

Looks like their facebook page says they're still open. https://www.facebook.com/JTRstealth/ It's a lot easier to drop in a ready-made mount than making the careful and pita measurements with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,129
Posted By 740atl
Well it’s kinda exactly how it worked for me...

Well it’s kinda exactly how it worked for me ymmv. Now that you’ve filled him in on engine swapping 101 he won’t even need to buy the book. Really? A custom exhaust? I never would have guessed.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,129
Posted By 740atl
jags that run used to sell a mount but it doesn't...

jags that run used to sell a mount but it doesn't seem like their site is functioning. They were selling mounts up to a few months ago. Their mount is based on a universal crossmember engine mount...
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