85 New Yorker 2.2 T1, multiple red 1991 Spirit R/T's, lots of bits and pieces
Cool. I've got a great roller cam and rollers from the Shadow.
Got extra hoses if u need em on the fridge. Just gotta blow test make sure they are still good 30+ Years old...View attachment 283312
So far so good. I didn't have a valve cover gasket. I thought I did. Otherwise I would have had a more complete-looking picture. Also I had a lot less time than I thought I would today...oh well.
The throttle cable was a cinch. No tools needed! I have all of the turbo oil and coolant lines clean and ready to put on. The manifolds, turbo, and exhaust are torqued down. I still need to put the turbo-to-block support bar on, too.
I think I'm going to slowly steal the air hoses from the Spirit to put on the New Yorker. The Spirit isn't even pretending to be original under the hood, where I want the New Yorker to at least look factory to the untrained eye. T2 air hoses are hard to find!
Try using a nipondenso alternator it's much smaller it bolts right up it came on the 89 plus cars.I couldn't find any way to make a T3 radiator work, because of the alternator. I tried putting the intercooler in front of the radiator, but since this is an automatic transmission car there's some bellhousing in the way. I'm installing a Honda radiator now, but fortunately it looks like I'll be able to use a T3 lower radiator hose and the 1985-style bypass coupler to make the lower hose.
I didn't realize until today, but the cruise control can is basically just the old add-in style like my 71 Buick had. Same switch on the turn signal stalk and everything. Anyone know of a way to get a newer style to work? This model uses a gear off of the output shaft.
At least you are doing it the right way I just drove mine down the street on the TBI fuel pump so I can only idle it and I still don't have an oil line for the Turbo either...I hate being so close and not done. This is a temporary valve cover while @DOC G IROC works his magic on another one on the side. The throttle cable is hooked up (but not the TV cable). I still have to install the distributor, figure out all of the vacuum lines, hook up the TPS, bolt on the AC pulley, install the accessory belts, install fuel lines, fill the coolant, replace the fan connector, add one more bracket for the radiator, install the battery, and put the passenger front tire on. Other than that, I think that's all! I'm going to just live without the cruise control can for now, but I'm hoping I can simply swap out the throttle cable with a newer one.
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This is the neatest Honda radiator hose I've ever done! I used part of a T3 lower radiator hose and the original 1985 heater core bypass tee, nothing more. It's actually shorter, simpler, and more out-of-the-way than the stock hose. I left the transmission cooler nipples in place. The A413 has an aftermarket cooler, but I'm considering moving it to the Honda radiator so that it's also fan-cooled.
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Might be wrong injectors?Well, we took it out on the road, and I'd say it's pretty close to where I want it. (-: It's dialed in with an MBC to about 10 PSI. It bogs a little bit after takeoff, so we have to figure out if it's losing fuel pressure, not timed right (it's nearly impossible to set time right), or maybe even hunching. I'm not hearing any detonation, so that's good. I think it's very likely the timing is simply still wrong.
The Mitsubishi turbo belongs on the 2.2, and the Garrett belongs on the 2.5. I just don't know if I'm willing to do the 1987 LM swap just to get a working IAC, but we might be able to make a bypass for the linear motor type.