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03-15-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By TallTim

89 Formula 350 Radiator Panel $30

Fits in front of the rad to direct air up into it.

Plus shipping from 33435.

https://1drv.ms/f/s!Al5b1eE9F92YgxAOSgw2E1nU7SP5
03-15-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By TallTim

89 Formula 350 Used Air Dam $ 15

Way better than having nothing under there.

Some scuffs and bends, suggest if you want to make it look better some sanding at edges and heating it to shape it.

Will fold to fit in a box.
...
03-15-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By TallTim

89 Formula 350 charcoal cannister $25

Includes valve as shown in pic, not sure if it's working, not been opened for charcoal change.
Plus shipping from 33435

https://1drv.ms/f/s!Al5b1eE9F92YgxAOSgw2E1nU7SP5
03-15-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By TallTim

89 Formula 350 radiator fans new $ 20 ea

Installed briefly. These are OEM fans in perfect shape.

Plus shipping from 33435

https://1drv.ms/f/s!Al5b1eE9F92YgxAOSgw2E1nU7SP5
03-15-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By TallTim

89 Formula 350 oil cooler pipes $35

Surface rust on ends otherwise great shape. Plus shipping from 33435.

https://1drv.ms/f/s!Al5b1eE9F92YgxAOSgw2E1nU7SP5
03-15-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By TallTim

89 Formula 350 Water Reservoir $25

Has a pump that was working when removed. Plus shipping from 33435.

https://1drv.ms/f/s!Al5b1eE9F92YgxAOSgw2E1nU7SP5
03-08-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By TallTim

350 TPI air cleaner housing SOLD

350 TPI air cleaner housing

From my 89 Formula 350

350 TPI air cleaner housing. One small crack at rivet, otherwise nice piece.

$40 + shipping from 33435

Will upload pics when the website...
12-27-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By TallTim

Re: A Real Street Race!!

Unlimited slip diff - too funny! - Good writing!
12-13-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By TallTim

Re: My Very Slow Restoration of my 1989 Pontiac Formula

I can relate. Life goes on and our cars wait patiently for us to give them some TLC. Your car is in good hands.
12-11-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,065
Posted By TallTim

Re: Twin Turbo 1989 Firebird Formula 350

All are stamped repeatedly and with diff numbers unrelated to cyl, who knows why maybe lot or QA. ...
12-10-2018, 10:50 AM
12-10-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,065
Posted By TallTim

Re: Twin Turbo 1989 Firebird Formula 350

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thirdgen.org-vbulletin/640x480/56537853779_10176a07_602c_467d_a198_7b48871989cc_dbd6cf96786135c546de013b6c276c0514b0a584.jpg...
Forum: DIY PROM
10-04-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,572
Views: 408,673
Posted By TallTim

Re: Tuning with the EBL

RBob could you elaborate please, once connected to F8 where in EBL do we control the 2nd fan? In my case no A/C and 2nd fan grounds via an under dash toggle switch now.

Also any comments about...
09-11-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By TallTim

Re: Hello from Germany

I think my daughter and son-in-law are not far from you in Rosenheim. My wife is going there in December for the birth of twins so if you need any parts carried let me know. No exhaust manifolds...
Forum: Electronics
09-05-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,349
Posted By TallTim

Re: Hacking into the 86-88 Trans Am digital dash odometer

Please show some pictures of the Formula! Did you find it locally? I searched for a year and found mine in DC 1K away from me. Of course in S FL everything is at least 1K away....
09-05-2018, 04:47 PM
Forum: Electronics
09-04-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,349
Posted By TallTim

Re: Hacking into the 86-88 Trans Am digital dash odometer

BizJet,

I have an 89 Formula that I am gathering the DD swap for. I only need harnesses. I have yet to touch the car though and would consider a complete swap dash and all harnesses with you. I...
08-14-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By TallTim

Re: Weekend warriors

Huh while putzing around the car last night noticed a wheel weight has gone missing. Go figure.
08-13-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By TallTim

Re: Weekend warriors

Good info thanks for posting.

I am an amateur having had my car on the track a couple times for SCCA track night and plan on doing more. These are full out 20 min road course sessions around a ~2...
08-08-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,862
Posted By TallTim

Re: Formula 350 drag test (vintage)

Thanks for posting!

Never thought of opening/removing that headlight for ram air.

+1 in the article for the mention of stack of mail (what no email?) and using the typewriter ( that's a manual...
Forum: Brakes
07-02-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By TallTim

Re: Mod the MC to get more rear disc action?

Thanks for the responses.

I have 255-50-16's all the way around. Stock 89 PBR single piston aluminum calipers in the rear. I have bigbrakeupgrade dual piston LS1 calipers up front.

The pedal...
06-26-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,387
Posted By TallTim

Re: Got my first estimate for fuel pump replacement $533.00

Some don't realize a FP change on our cars can involve welding, or using a band clamp or however you want reassembly to go. Would they re-weld?

My point is if a repair warranty matters to you be...
06-25-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,387
Posted By TallTim

Re: Got my first estimate for fuel pump replacement $533.00

Not sure I saw it here but since I just had a new airtronix FP fail so down came the tank again - since it sounds like you are going to have the job done a warranty might appeal to you even if you...
Forum: Brakes
06-21-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By TallTim

Re: Mod the MC to get more rear disc action?

Yeah that makes sense thanks.

I talked to Strange, they suggested I could get 200 lb more pressure by lowering the hole in the pedal from a 6:1 ratio to a 7:1 ratio.

They said a larger bore MC...
Forum: Brakes
06-20-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By TallTim

Mod the MC to get more rear disc action?

I bought this

https://www.burkhartchassis.com/product-page/master-cylinder

which is the Strange Engineering MC.

I've got the Wilwood prop valve all the way open and I'm not getting any...
Forum: TPI
06-20-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,393
Posted By TallTim

Re: Fuel rail mounted fuel pressure gauge

Me thinks remove the schrader valve.
06-16-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By TallTim

Re: FL 89 Formula Seats

zip is 33435

box is 41x21x23 (this is the box my Corbeaus came in)

Weight est 60 lb.
06-16-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By TallTim

Re: FL 89 Formula Seats - FREE!

Just pay shipping from 33435

Seats have been disassembled. All hardware available.

Take what you want now, I'm getting rid of the whole thing into the fiery furnace in about two minutes.
Forum: DIY PROM
06-16-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By TallTim

Re: New to tuning and EBL-P4

Well pulling the trigger on the 89 is a perfect choice IMO!

PM me your email addr and I will send you a link to download the PDF it's too big to post on TGO.
Forum: DIY PROM
06-15-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By TallTim

Re: New to tuning and EBL-P4

I have been going down this road for almost a year now (time permitting) and there is a lot to learn. There is no 101 that fits all. Read and re-read RBob tuning 101 articles on his website. Don't...
Forum: Cooling
06-15-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By TallTim

Re: Overheating

Is the radiator cap good meaning building pressure? Having a spare is cheap insurance.

Is the rad in good shape (lots of bent fins, maybe old or corroded).

Is there junk in front of the rad? ...
Forum: Cooling
06-15-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By TallTim

Re: Dual rad fan issues

Research here on normal fan operation. Is it just working normally? There are temp sensors that can go bad. Seems fan motors are ok.
06-15-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By TallTim

Re: MSD 6AL BOX LOCATION

PO moved the relay bracket from the firewall to the top of the wheel well. The 6A fit right at the top corner of the firewall.

See post 109.
...
06-14-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By TallTim

Re: Re-painted a valve cover and not happy with results

Nice job on the finish, after so many coats it's easy to screw up one pass and get a sag or run then ugh.

I've used the metalcast with their color coat being a tinted clear. Each successive color...
06-08-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,035
Posted By TallTim

Re: Another amusing craigslist ad

Oh it has the "chrome valves" now I gotta have it!
06-08-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By TallTim

Re: FL 89 Formula Seats

TTT. This is on Ebay now.

even just the seat covers are worth it!
Forum: Electronics
05-23-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,349
Posted By TallTim

Re: Hacking into the 86-88 Trans Am digital dash odometer

WHAAAAT Cehbra is a physician and he's posting binary and a custom app to help TGO members? I've been in IT since the DOS days - man you you have another career waiting for you when you are ready!
...
05-18-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By TallTim

Re: 89 Formula: How to go to manual brakes?

Thanks for the info. The comments from others and Burkhart took me to the larger one. Perhaps someday I will revisit and try a smaller one.
05-18-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By TallTim

Re: 89 Formula: How to go to manual brakes?

Burkhart takes the Strange mc and adds some stuff to make the manual mc package complete.

Strange says the mc is 1.032.
...
05-17-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By TallTim

Re: 89 Formula: How to go to manual brakes?

Reviving an old thread, just wanted to mention that I had an unresolved issue of not being able to lock up the rear aluminum caliper PBR disc brakes even with the Wilwood prop valve all the way open....
05-15-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By TallTim

FL 89 Formula Seats

Price drop $150 plus shipping.

Original seats from my car. Original padding and tracks pretty worn.

A couple years ago I put new black velour upholstery on both from
...
Forum: Interior
05-13-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By TallTim

Re: Corbeau A4 Racing Seats

Here's the lowered bracket. I also could not use the slide mechanism, my head would just barely hit the T-top with the helmet on if I used it.

Raced with it this weekend, huge improvement. Will...
05-09-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,261
Posted By TallTim

Re: '89 Trans Am GTA

Nice job caring for another 89!

+1 for Scott and his big brake upgrade, I am getting some road course time on my setup from him and the brakes grab hard every time and don't fade.

So what's...
05-09-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By TallTim

Re: The market on a tastefully modified 88 Formula

I would say your point is not that you can't afford to keep it - you really mean you can't afford to sell it. Because I agree unlike remodeling the kitchen, the market does not see a remodeled...
05-09-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,065
Posted By TallTim

Re: Twin Turbo 1989 Firebird Formula 350

Some track time last night at http://racepbir.com/.

Changes since the Feb track visit were new seat installed (will update that thread), new Champion CC951 aluminum 3 core, and an oil breather...
Forum: TPI
05-09-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By TallTim

Re: 89 formula 350 fuel problem

Fellow 89 Formula 350 owner here. I suggest you not remove the plenum to get to the injectors unless you know you have to. I didn't see mention of testing the resistance to them. They should all be...
05-05-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,065
Posted By TallTim

Re: Twin Turbo 1989 Firebird Formula 350

I'm still trying to get the right fit for the DS seat, I will update that thread with progress. There is a fine line between headroom and legroom for us tall dudes and aftermarket seats. I got the...
05-01-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,180
Posted By TallTim

Re: 400K MILE 1990 FIREBIRD 3.1

What strikes me is that drivers seat. Someone sat there for 400K miles and didn't wear it down to the springs?
Forum: Interior
04-25-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By TallTim

Re: Corbeau A4 Racing Seats

Will do.

I've read elsewhere that the seat choice depends to some extent on how long you will be sitting in them. I could sit in the old seat for a 3 hour highway drive comfortably but these...
04-23-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,065
Posted By TallTim

Re: Twin Turbo 1989 Firebird Formula 350

OK so in the past month I

* fixed the loose turbo drain lines (was that me making the smoke on the track?)

* upgraded the seats to Corbeau A4 (started a new thread on that)

* increased the...
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