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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. NOS DC Chrome Oil Filter!!!

    Parts For Sale
    Not mine, but pretty cool! https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F122904249702
  3. Valve cover curtain/baffle

    Parts Wanted
    Hey there! Need the big stamped steel oil curtain that's under all the TBI valve covers. Let me know! Please and thank you!
  4. Awesome PCV part!!!

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    This is from Metco, P/N MBR0012-10AN this part simply screws into the aluminum N/A 8V valve cover where the oil fill cap would go and provides a male -10AN nipple, this was designed for the gen3 Hemi's, they also make one with a breather cap instead of the AN threads. Fits any hole that a Stant...
  5. Boost falling off

    Engine - General, Exhaust & Induction
    Hey guys, Did some pulls late last night and my boost was only hitting around 11 psi in 2nd mostly. In 1st and 3rd I was hitting around 14 psi. My grainger is set for around 15 but my boost makes it there momentarily and then comes back down. What could cause this? Boost leaks? Pre turbo...
  6. Engine Oil Restrictor?..

    Turbo Dodge Help
    So from all the info I'm gathering, I see that the oil restrictor that presses into the block to restrict the amount of oil fed to the head was used from '86+. My question is, if you're running a slider cam, would it actually be better not to use the restrictor? The only negative I can see is...
  7. Gauges Install (Pics)

    Got all my gauges installed. I'm pretty happy with how it all turned out. The gauges are: -Wideband -Mechanical Boost -Mechanical Oil Pressure -Mechanical Water Temp. -Voltage You can see on the first picture on the lower dash, above the drivers right knee, there is a potentiometer, so I can...
  8. what is source of burning oil???

    Turbo Dodge Help
    I am burning oil after warmed up when I pull away from a stop light after sitting for a few seconds. Also when I "romp" the throotle in the driveway a few times. No issues when cold or driving around; maybe a puff once a while when shifting gears so I'm told. It has new engine and new turbo...
  9. oil smoking problem

    Turbo Dodge Help
    I had oil smoke coming out exhaust with a slight knock on a 90*vnt*Daytona I bought. I put a rebuilt motor in it and a rebuilt turbo from turbos r us. After about 20 minutes it started smoking again. A little at idle and when stopping at stop sign, none seen driving or under accellerayion. I put...
  10. 90 vnt oil smoke out exhaust

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    I had oil smoke coming out exhaust with a slight knock on a 90 vnt Daytona I bought. I put a rebuilt motor in it and a rebuilt turbo from turbos r us. After about 20 minutes it started smoking again. A little at idle and when stopping at stop sign, none seen driving or under accellerayion. I...
  11. Trying to install FWD performance oil drain back tube, won't fit

    Turbo Dodge Help
    So I bought the FWD performance turbo oil return tube that is the "hybrid" one or something like that on my t2 converted 87 shadow, I cannot get the rubber tube to slid onto the pipe coming out of the back of the block by any means, tried all my power trying to slide it on, tried heat...
  12. wits end

    Tech Questions and Answers
    :bang head I have a 04 pt crusier turbo 2.4 h.o., turbo went out so decided to rebuild myself, got eveything off and replaced old cartiage with new one and replaced oil feedline, started car back up and was blowing oil smoke, trouble shot found out oil return line clogged , cleand it out and...
  13. Oil choosing

    Turbo Dodge Help
    Ok so I know this subject in general has been beaten to death :deadhorse: but what kind of oichoosingOk I be avoiding? I am talking about non synthetics specifically (cause I am to cheap to put synthetic in it right now) and I don't need a lecture on why Im stupid! But I am thinking not do much...
  14. oil from exhaust

    Turbo Dodge Help
    1986 600 turbo. I just put a new turbo on at work car has been sitting for a while. The head was milled new valve seals and crack checked. Car ran for 45 min and then statred dumping oil out the pipe. What's going on with this thing I am an auto mechanic and have a ever seen anything like this
  15. help with me with this question plz

    Engine - Turbo & Block
    I have a 1986 dodge shelby charger. i just did the head gasket about 300 miles ago. everything went smoothly no problems what so ever. the last 300 miles the boost was turned 3 lbs below stock (5psi) i figured run it low boost for like the first 500 miles to be safe? dunno. but today when she...
  16. cone filter on the valve conver

    Engine - General, Exhaust & Induction
    A friend of mine repladed his oil cap with a filter. Prose and cons?
  17. oil and coolant mixing

    Turbo III
    took my head off because engine was overheating and oil and coolant were mixing, most likely a blown gasket. Had the head pressure tested and resurfaced. The machine shop said that it wasnt cracked and that when they resurfaced it they took "less then 5 off". Dont really know what that...
  18. question for eveyone plz!

    Turbo Dodge Help
    ok. so i think this may be a blown head gasket..but id like to get a second oppion first. i dont know if it would make a difference but i added a half of quart to the 4.5 of castrol sythetic edge about a week ago.. 2 days ago it started up and it was knocking a little bit..so i shut it off and...
  19. which tranny fluid should I use?

    Transmission, Suspension, Brakes, Tires & Wheels
    I have the a-555 5 speed with 150k miles on it. I'm going to change the fluid in the transmission and I would like to know if there is any better fluid than 5w-30? Maybe I could use redline or royal purple? what do you guys think?
  20. Oil Recommendations

    Turbo III
    Brand new to the site....love it! Just curious about what you T3 guys (I have 2 of them) are running for oil. The manual says 10w30. Problem is the valvetrain rattles and lifters tick with 10w30, and I have beaten the rod bearings out in my '87 Shelby CSX with "thin" oil. A switch to Mobil 1...