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Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,007
Posted By turbotankshane
if its an auto car, consider a converter change.

if its an auto car, consider a converter change.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,346
Posted By turbotankshane
I've got a spare set of hydras for the back of my...

I've got a spare set of hydras for the back of my 4.8 turbo setup in a 91 240 sedan, with a 245/55r16 nitto nt555r on em. My buddy had em laying around and i'm notoriously cheap, I had to remove some...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,988
Posted By turbotankshane
You're going to do a lot of work hogging out a...

You're going to do a lot of work hogging out a head when bolting a bigger hotside on, a header, and a cam will more than make you happy. My stock 530 casting breathes happily enough to bounce off the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,551
Posted By turbotankshane
I'm very interested in seeing this come together...

I'm very interested in seeing this come together as well, I've got an emu classic on the shelf I'd like to use for a project but have absolutely zero clue on the initial setup
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,064
Posted By turbotankshane
My 91 244 makes roughly 450whp. I got a freshly...

My 91 244 makes roughly 450whp. I got a freshly overhauled 4.8 with a harness and a microsquirt for $600 because nobody wants them, traded my microsquirt for a stock truck pcm and a hanress that had...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,808
Posted By turbotankshane
Go with your gut, you know your car and setup...

Go with your gut, you know your car and setup better than anyone else. More often than not when I'm searching for answers to these kind of issues I end up going back to my original gut feeling. If...
Forum: showroom 01-22-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,680
Posted By turbotankshane
So the mod motor build never came to fruition. I...

So the mod motor build never came to fruition. I loaned the car to a friend after his car got stolen, the car developed a coolant leak while he had it and he overheated the engine several times...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 837,717
Posted By turbotankshane
Catching back up on this car and your work has...

Catching back up on this car and your work has been inspirational. I recently got my s10 going again with a little bit more power but I think I'm gonna have to do a 16v in it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By turbotankshane
If you end up needing some help, shoot me a...

If you end up needing some help, shoot me a message. I'm about 2 hours from you but I've been down this road a few times. I own a repair shop and I've got the equipment to tune your lh2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,406
Posted By turbotankshane
Thanks guys, probably gonna use the volvo sensor...

Thanks guys, probably gonna use the volvo sensor and an adapter, i can get both for about $19 through the local parts store.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,406
Posted By turbotankshane
coolant temp gauge with ls swap

I searched but didn't find much in the way of definitive answers.

1990 volvo 240, has a 4.8/4l60e combo, everything works but the coolant temp gauge. I had thought I could just use a stock volvo...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,279
Posted By turbotankshane
my 2 cents: my 700r4 had 250k on it before I...

my 2 cents:

my 700r4 had 250k on it before I put a shift kit, boost valve and corvette servo in it, have put 25+psi from a t04e and a 75 shot on it for a while now and it still shifts perfect....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,620
Posted By turbotankshane
Good read, thanks kenny!

Good read, thanks kenny!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,620
Posted By turbotankshane
You've piqued my curiosity, how so?

You've piqued my curiosity, how so?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,620
Posted By turbotankshane
If your time is worth anything, just put some...

If your time is worth anything, just put some good fuel and a good tune in it and send it. You can take a stock ft engine pretty far.

And if we're talking ecotec turbo engines, I've put enough...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,974
Posted By turbotankshane
I used 1/2" push lock hose for the entire feed,...

I used 1/2" push lock hose for the entire feed, hose clamps and no leaky
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By turbotankshane
Keep us updated, I'm about to make the same swap...

Keep us updated, I'm about to make the same swap right now. We should not have put 60s in our turbo v8 cars.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,637
Posted By turbotankshane
Put a wet kit on it, put some good fuel in it,...

Put a wet kit on it, put some good fuel in it, probably don't run more than a 75 shot without being able to pull timing, get ready to break things. I'm quite certain from personal experience that in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,450
Posted By turbotankshane
I've got a autozone something or other stock...

I've got a autozone something or other stock replacement in the tank and a kjet turbo pump under the car, stock 4.8 on 7 psi from twin 52's. This setup was good for somewhere around 400 from a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By turbotankshane
That's common enough. Happened to me on a micro...

That's common enough. Happened to me on a micro install, due to a document I had found on the googs that told me to wire it that way. However, I was able to at least see it on the composite logger...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,877
Posted By turbotankshane
I pull and flow test injectors regularly on all...

I pull and flow test injectors regularly on all makes and models, plenty of old injectors out there that are still functioning properly, I can see why you might think that age necessitates...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,478
Posted By turbotankshane
My best on a stock motor with cheap go fast stuff...

My best on a stock motor with cheap go fast stuff was 13.1 without spraying, with a 75 shot it went 12.40, with a 2.3 60', after I put a decent converter in it the 60' was down to 1.8 and it went...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By turbotankshane
I ran decapped truck injectors on my b230ft...

I ran decapped truck injectors on my b230ft swapped s10, on ethanol. They took a small spacer and a connector adapter but I was running about 25psi on a t3/t4 with about 90% duty cycle on a micro. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 45,847
Posted By turbotankshane
The timeslip was in the truck when it went to the...

The timeslip was in the truck when it went to the new owner, don't have it anymore. Yeah, it was my s10 that had a stock 350k mile b230ft with ebay turbo & header
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 45,847
Posted By turbotankshane
went 12.80 without the bottle yesterday in the...

went 12.80 without the bottle yesterday in the s10, the PTC converter really helped the 60' out. Had plans to spray it and go 11's but it got sold yesterday
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 45,847
Posted By turbotankshane
We're all starting to get up and running around...

We're all starting to get up and running around here now, just barely missed tech at the Tulsa Midnight drags last weekend. With the new converter my volvo-powered s10 should be able to knock down...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,313
Posted By turbotankshane
Ratios, input shaft length, input shaft diameter,...

Ratios, input shaft length, input shaft diameter, crank pilot bushing, are the first things I think of. The redblock swap bits are all centered around the mustang t5. A mustang t5 with the s10...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,143
Posted By turbotankshane
That's how I know my s10 doesn't make any power....

That's how I know my s10 doesn't make any power. The 700r4 is still alive :rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,143
Posted By turbotankshane
till youre only halfway there with a toasted 60e...

till youre only halfway there with a toasted 60e that couldn't pull itself downhill :wave:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,577
Posted By turbotankshane
What's the part number on your AMM

What's the part number on your AMM
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,820
Posted By turbotankshane
I usually look around locally for leftover bits...

I usually look around locally for leftover bits from ebay kits, nobody ever wants a dime for them. Cut to fit what you need and roll a bead on the end.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,762
Posted By turbotankshane
The best part of the PTC stuff is that once they...

The best part of the PTC stuff is that once they build you something, if it's not quite what you're after, send it back for the price of shipping and they'll re-work it for you.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,762
Posted By turbotankshane
Summit has some cheap but decent ones for a 60e...

Summit has some cheap but decent ones for a 60e for between $200-$400. I bought one that was pretty heavily abused behind a 5.7 ls1, then proceeded to heavily abuse it some more in my s10 and its...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,417
Posted By turbotankshane
Dropped the trans out of the truck yesterday to...

Dropped the trans out of the truck yesterday to install a new custom built PTC converter

https://i.imgur.com/q18l10tl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ruhKhsEl.jpg

The torque converter that has been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,936
Posted By turbotankshane
jack the front end up until the filler neck is...

jack the front end up until the filler neck is the highest point in the system, then let it run for a while, make sure to bounce it off the rev limiter a few times
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,497
Posted By turbotankshane
Have him put a timing light on it while you...

Have him put a timing light on it while you rotate the dizzy a bit in either direction and ask him how its NOT controlled by the ignition control module.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,512
Posted By turbotankshane
I insulated the w/p hose, hasn't ever been an...

I insulated the w/p hose, hasn't ever been an issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,512
Posted By turbotankshane
I don't think there's any point to putting that...

I don't think there's any point to putting that header on if there's a td04 sitting on top of it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,512
Posted By turbotankshane
There's a handful of us using them without issue,...

There's a handful of us using them without issue, I've got one in my s10 that's had the flange flipped, its not braced, and had 25-30psi from a t3/t4 shoved through it without issue for a while now,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,447
Posted By turbotankshane
Well the m46 4.03 first gear with a 3.54 rear...

Well the m46 4.03 first gear with a 3.54 rear end, assuming a 24.2 inch tire and 6200 rpm rev limiter, will net you 31mph in first gear. Now I'm not sure exactly what tire size you're running, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,447
Posted By turbotankshane
Have you tried using the electronic controller...

Have you tried using the electronic controller yet? A larger header, larger a/r hotside on a larger turbo and an old gate spring could be working against you here.

My wastegate signal's source...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,195
Posted By turbotankshane
Personally, I would agree with you, not everyone...

Personally, I would agree with you, not everyone thinks so.





I ran a dual-fuel setup for about two years, but I used a pair of moates two timers.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,195
Posted By turbotankshane
In any of the custom lh2.4/ez116k mapping I've...

In any of the custom lh2.4/ez116k mapping I've done I only ever needed to move the ezk tq signal adjuster once, IIRC the stock value for an 8v turbo bin was 20 and the value from a bin from an ecu...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,293
Posted By turbotankshane
I'm inclined to agree with you. I don't think its...

I'm inclined to agree with you. I don't think its a limiting factor in the majority of goings on around here.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,118
Posted By turbotankshane
Put it on a dyno and see what it likes, otherwise...

Put it on a dyno and see what it likes, otherwise your guess is as good as anyone's.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,447
Posted By turbotankshane
You need to quit trying to figure out the best...

You need to quit trying to figure out the best way to half ass it and do a proper boost leak test, with an air compressor. Lots of people on this board don't have compressors and have still managed...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,447
Posted By turbotankshane
What spring is in it

What spring is in it
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,447
Posted By turbotankshane
Are you running stock lh2.2/ez117k? Not...

Are you running stock lh2.2/ez117k?

Not really related, but IMO 14-15deg at idle, assuming 750rpm idle speed, is too much.

But back on topic, the first time I put a t3/t4 ebay setup on a car I...
Forum: showroom 11-23-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,680
Posted By turbotankshane
Well this is gonna be quite the bump. Since the...

Well this is gonna be quite the bump. Since the last update I sold the car, bought it back for half the price after about a year, fixed most of the crap that guy broke on it, loaned it to a friend...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,447
Posted By turbotankshane
Lots of different things to look at. The .63...

Lots of different things to look at. The .63 hotside is gonna make it spool a bit slow, but depending on how fast you are revving through first you may not be loading the engine enough to generate...
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