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Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,860
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: 1,860
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: 2,494
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: 9,773
Posted By turbotankshane
Good read, thanks kenny!

Good read, thanks kenny!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,773
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: 9,773
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: 1,084
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: 1,003
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: 4,204
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: 2,818
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: 1,113
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: 12,318
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: 4,918
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: 1,320
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: 36,246
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: 36,246
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: 36,246
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: 3,359
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: 4,507
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: 4,507
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: 2,688
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: 1,359
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: 2,823
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: 2,823
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: 21,795
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: 3,029
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: 7,053
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: 4,876
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: 4,876
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: 4,876
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: 203
Views: 22,264
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: 203
Views: 22,264
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: 1,670
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: 1,670
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: 5,352
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: 1,662
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: 203
Views: 22,264
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: 203
Views: 22,264
Posted By turbotankshane
What spring is in it

What spring is in it
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 22,264
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: 48
Views: 10,962
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: 203
Views: 22,264
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...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 39,620
Posted By turbotankshane
Still chasing down 11's on a stock motor. Went...

Still chasing down 11's on a stock motor. Went out to Tulsa yesterday and nailed down 12.90@101 with no gas. Tried to make a second pass on the bottle, launched it like it was going to make the pass...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-19-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,672
Posted By turbotankshane
Ight noob, first thing to know is the search...

Ight noob, first thing to know is the search function doesn't work worth a **** on the forum. Use google and tack "turbobricks.com" on the end of whatever keyword or phrase etc you want to find. Like...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,849
Posted By turbotankshane
They got rid of a chain on the gen III high...

They got rid of a chain on the gen III high feature v6. We were doing chains on the older 3.6's all the time, now that most of those have been taken care of and people are upgrading, we're not...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
Posted By turbotankshane
Exactly what I did in my 240, then adjusted the...

Exactly what I did in my 240, then adjusted the switch until it was where I liked it. Worked great.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,472
Posted By turbotankshane
Some injectors like different base pressures. I...

Some injectors like different base pressures. I wouldn't pay too much attention to it, put whatever value there it takes to get it running right and tune from there.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
Posted By turbotankshane
Your relay idea will work just fine.

Your relay idea will work just fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 39,620
Posted By turbotankshane
Best mph so far was 104, no bottle. It does...

Best mph so far was 104, no bottle. It does consistent low 13's on motor.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,795
Posted By turbotankshane
It has not seen a scale since the redblock went...

It has not seen a scale since the redblock went into it, with the old 4.3 it weighed in at 2960 with me in it. It made 233 on a 16t and 90+, it should be making a bit more steam with the t3/t4 and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,795
Posted By turbotankshane
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

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https://i.imgur.com/7ygmaiR.jpg

Current setup is still a stock b230ft,...
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