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06-28-2019, 06:21 AM
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Posted By TrendSetter

All of Carroll Smith's books are excellent.

All of Carroll Smith's books are excellent.
06-27-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,283
Posted By TrendSetter

why do you need two pumps for a self contained...

why do you need two pumps for a self contained type setup? is the turbo too low for a gravity sump so you would still need a scavenge pump?
my friend ran a harbor freight water pump as a scavenge...
06-27-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,283
Posted By TrendSetter

just let the oil drain into a container and then...

just let the oil drain into a container and then dump the container back into the motor after every drive. then you dont need any of those unreliable and complicated pumps.
06-27-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,088
Posted By TrendSetter

I like your frames, but that safety wire on the...

I like your frames, but that safety wire on the rear end holding the steering links is completely wrong.
06-27-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,283
Posted By TrendSetter

whats the point of those welder mods? just make...

whats the point of those welder mods? just make it more powerful?
The welds look like they are still flux core.
why not just get a better welder? my tig i bought almost 10 years ago was one of my...
06-17-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By TrendSetter

thats what i always use. great stuff.

thats what i always use. great stuff.
06-13-2019, 06:18 AM
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Posted By TrendSetter

just be careful letting the rears go too bald. I...

just be careful letting the rears go too bald. I had a turbo 4.8 s10 with 17x9.5 in front and 17x11s in back, and the rears were ready to be replaced with the fronts being almost new. It was raining...
06-12-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By TrendSetter

the last few ive done i used whatever cheap...

the last few ive done i used whatever cheap stainless gasket came with the turbos, but I put a thin layer of copper rtv on all 4 surfaces then bolt it together. I have never had turbo flange bolts...
06-12-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By TrendSetter

im aware of the suspension being the same, but i...

im aware of the suspension being the same, but i have never seen definitive info on the frames being the same as far as width, rails fitting long tubes, etc.
I'll be doing a twin turbo 5.3 in one of...
06-12-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By TrendSetter

what did you use for motor mounts? I have a...

what did you use for motor mounts?
I have a couple 73 chevelle wagons, ive always been a fan of the g3 cars.
nice build
06-07-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,922
Posted By TrendSetter

Thats one of the more amusing things about this...

Thats one of the more amusing things about this part of the LS world. There's people across the entire spectrum from reuse everything down to the bearings and gaskets, all the way to folks that...
05-14-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,708
Posted By TrendSetter

why are the arp LS head studs 3x the cost of SBC...

why are the arp LS head studs 3x the cost of SBC and BBC head studs? Thats what i dont understand.
I have used a few sets of $100 head studs in the last few years and had good luck so far. About...
05-13-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By TrendSetter

an old friend had a setup i thought it was called...

an old friend had a setup i thought it was called mr freeze, but it used boost to pressurize a tank that sprayed at the inlet of the centri blower. there was concern that the fluid hitting such a...
04-25-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By TrendSetter

so a few years ago i put hydroboost on my twin...

so a few years ago i put hydroboost on my twin turbo 4.8 4x4 silverado. i think it had twin 76s at the time. pump gas motor, stock 4l60e and converter. after a few weeks of driving around for some...
04-15-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 65,940
Posted By TrendSetter

My assumption was the 3.5" screen was intended to...

My assumption was the 3.5" screen was intended to be useful as a display to replace most of the gauges in a car. Is this not the case? I am fully intending to get one of these when i swap my...
04-13-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 65,940
Posted By TrendSetter

Does the 3.5” screen have a useful odometer with...

Does the 3.5” screen have a useful odometer with trip reset? Old car fuel level gauges never seem to Work reliably So I’ve learned to use trip odometers
04-09-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By TrendSetter

im too lazy to look it up, but i am pretty sure i...

im too lazy to look it up, but i am pretty sure i remember reading to set the psi to 58 when i was reading through the terminator x instructions. you might want to double check that.
04-09-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 65,940
Posted By TrendSetter

maybe i built my 80 wrong but it shifts pretty...

maybe i built my 80 wrong but it shifts pretty hard no matter what i change in the trans part of my 0411. The torque management is pretty useful for taming that at mid-low throttle driving.
03-28-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,266
Posted By TrendSetter

i got one of those clamp tite things about 10...

i got one of those clamp tite things about 10 years ago at pri and its nice but its too much of a hassle to use for me. i went back to safety wire pliers which suck only a little bit less.
03-28-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By TrendSetter

dont be such a sally, 14/14 is pump gas no meth...

dont be such a sally, 14/14 is pump gas no meth or water. i had a decent intercooler so i ran 14 psi at 15-16* no problem and ran up to 20psi in my 4.8 and 5.3. i used to daily on 31psi in my evo,...
03-24-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By TrendSetter

i have one hanging behind the front bumper on my...

i have one hanging behind the front bumper on my silverado. i use a full size radiator i mounted in front of my original one as the coolant reservoir and heat exchanger. It works pretty well but i...
Forum: Marketplace
03-12-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By TrendSetter

Sold .

Sold .
Forum: Marketplace
03-12-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By TrendSetter

AEM UEGO wideband gauge 35-8460

This is an older aem gauge that ive had on my truck for a while. It still works great. I have a spare O2 sensor with it that only has a few minutes of run time. I thought the original sensor was...
Forum: Marketplace
03-12-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By TrendSetter

AMS-1000 boost controller

Works great, Ive been using it for a few years but im switching to megasquirt and using the built in boost control so i dont need this anymore.
02-14-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,952
Posted By TrendSetter

long winded aint for me. does 8s for 8 mean...

long winded aint for me.
does 8s for 8 mean hes going to go 8.99 in the 1/4 for $8k all inclusive?
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