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  1. Did I forget my restrictor?

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    Heeeey! So ever since I rebuilt my engine I've had a small suspision that my oil pressure is a bit too low. 70 cold, but a tar below 20 when hot, and maybe only 40 at highway. Today when doing a garage cleanup I found a small bag with parts my machine shop gave me that had a bunch of old freeze...
  2. wanted part.....front retainer

    Parts Wanted
    if anyone has one of these that would fit my 87 T2 block i would like to buy it.
  3. Engine Cast 2.2 crank (non-common block)

    Parts For Sale
    I'm trying to sell my crank from my old engine but I don't have the money to buy a puller to remove it. I'm hoping someone on here would want both or be close enough to me to come here and pull it if possible. If so ill take 80 bucks. If you want it as is ill take $120. Crank only has ~10,000...
  4. Which block has most torque???

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    ...with stock rods and crank, which block has the most torque???? 2.2?, 2.5 tall block?, 2.5 common block???..... just curious any info would be appreciated, thanks in advance!!!
  5. Turbo removal

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    Putting in a new motor (92 daytona ES). It's a turbo motor but I'm taking the turbo stuff off and putting on the non turbo intake and exhaust manifolds. Would there be any concerns? Lower compression ratio? Anything? Converting to non turbo because car originally had non turbo, and I'm not...
  6. Common block needed

    Parts Wanted
    Looking for either a full common block short block, preferably a 2.2 or just the block itself. Looking for something in the Minnesota area unless you have an affordable method of shipment.
  7. Newbie needing cracked block help

    Engine - General, Exhaust & Induction
    I have a 99 dodge 3500 5.9 with, yes, 53 block. It has a small crack in it. Does or has anyone used block sealer to help repair a small crack and does it work? Just until I can get it replaced. Thanks
  8. a555 Build up

    Transmission, Suspension, Brakes, Tires & Wheels
    So I found an A555 on the board with 69k miles and is in good condition. What I want to do is add a Transmission plate, block style lsd, and drain plug to it. What I want to know is if anyone has pic's or instructions on doing these things. I'll be the first to admit I know nothing about...
  9. Anyone have Melted piston pics?

    Engine - General, Exhaust & Induction
    I really haven't seen a horribly messed up piston in my life(as of yet) and Was just wondering what you guys might have? ANY pics are good as long as it's completely messed up LOL thanks guys. I can't wait to see what you have!
  10. question on map vac line

    Engine Mgmt., Fuel, Spark, EGTs, & Air/Fuel Ratios
    Hi everyone! I was told that you don't need to run the vacuum line from the intake..to the map solenoid...then to the map. And you can just go directly from the intake to the map? True?
  11. question on 86 sc vacuum block

    Engine Mgmt., Fuel, Spark, EGTs, & Air/Fuel Ratios
    hi. im going to do a t2 swap but was just wondering on the vacuum block. it looks like there are wires undernearth it? solenoids? also i heard that the open parts are vent for the solenoids. is this true? also do u need the solenoids on a vacuum block? thks ryan
  12. how many nipples will I need for vacuum block?

    Engine Mgmt., Fuel, Spark, EGTs, & Air/Fuel Ratios
    I have a 1989 Shelby Daytona. it had the 2.2 turbo II in it but I dropped in a 2.5 turbo from a 89 sundance. I'm gonna put in a vacuum block so I wont have any problems with vacuum lines. I'm running all stock equipment(even charcoal canister) and the only thing I've added to it is a Blow Off...
  13. custom vacuum lines/block?

    Engine - General, Exhaust & Induction
    I have a 89 Shelby Daytona and the vacuum lines are ALL messed up(previous owner) and I've seen some custom vacuum setups that I'd like to try out. I just want to know how to put that little aluminum vacuum block on and make the engine run like stock. by the way its a 2.2 turbo II setup. please...
  14. USA Very Bare Short Block needed

    Parts Wanted
    My grandpa's 1986 LeBaron Turbo has been a long project and now has serious new problems... By soaking it's stubborn bottom end in Auto Tranny Fluid and giving it some light knocks from the top of the pistons with a wood block we have gotten it to rotate. However it turns slowly and...
  15. 85' block 90' crank?

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    Ok so I now have to ask this silly question and look like a fool. I am currently working on my project car and I have raised a question about part compatibility. I am planning on using an 85' block which is a *common block?* Correct me if i'm wrong. I have a crank out of a 90' T2 TC which...
  16. Cross drill question

    Turbo Dodge Help
    what happens when i bolt my 85 not cross drilled head onto a cross drilled block?
  17. 2.5 non-turbo and 89t1 motor...what to do?

    Engine - General, Exhaust & Induction
    I have a very good 2.5 non-turbo motor off an 89 daytona and a 89 t1 motor with low milage. Is this 2.5 block able to handle a turbo application?...or be applied to the 2.2 head?... someone please help me figure out what I can do with these two motors to gain maximum HP !!!! OR should I just...
  18. putting pistons into the block

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    Hey guys I came across this video on youtube and I was wondering what you all thought about the tool. Would it be worth the money *$40* looks to be effective and makes sense. BTW Link at the bottom in case video fails for some reason. <object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie"...
  19. Please read

    Turbo Dodge Help
    Hey i have big plans for my 85 lancer but....... im kind of in the dark on what i actually can do:bang head. I would really like to talk to somebody that has done a common block swap into an 1985 car. Even if you have not and know these car extremelly well it would be very much appreciated if...