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Forum: showroom Today, 06:25 PM
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Posted By culberro
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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 05:28 PM
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Posted By culberro
The exhaust guide can easily be shortened and...

The exhaust guide can easily be shortened and ground to match the port, it is very well supported. The intake guide can be shortened up too, but it is not supported as well. I don't think this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By culberro
Wire wheel, scotch brite (green and red are...

Wire wheel, scotch brite (green and red are fine), or some 280- 400 grit sand paper all work just fine for cleaning up cams.
Cam grinders/engine machine shops polish cam lobes with a 240grit hand...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By culberro
I’m a fan of it. It’s a lot cleaner than a stock...

I’m a fan of it. It’s a lot cleaner than a stock dizzy setup, and the CAS as well. You just remove the stock distributor and use a 40mm plug to seal up the hole.
Another benefit, is that you don’t...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-04-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By culberro
If you're going wasted spark, why not skip the...

If you're going wasted spark, why not skip the CAS and use the stock 60-2 flywheel pattern and stock VR sensor?
This is by far the easiest system to wire in, in my opinion.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,490
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Posted By culberro
Sir Harlard and I were just discussing this...

Sir Harlard and I were just discussing this offline.
In case anyone doesn't want to spend the $25 for the "ATL" electrical bulkhead for upgraded fuel pump wiring, here's the exact same part for...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By culberro
Cut about 2in/50mm out of the runners. I mark...

Cut about 2in/50mm out of the runners. I mark them with tape and use a bandsaw. Then take the sections you cut out, and cut those in half. Now you have 7 full runner welds to practice with before you...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By culberro
The exhaust it very similar between the 530 and...

The exhaust it very similar between the 530 and 531. I don't think there is enough material in the port walls to carve a 530 into a 531 style head. But, a ported 530 and a ported 531 have very...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By culberro
Are you talking about porting the intake,...

Are you talking about porting the intake, exhaust, or both to look like a 531 head?

When I get a flow bench, I'll let you know :oogle:

I just follow what Erland Cox talks about with the 8v...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By culberro
The Volvo 8v exhaust port is designed very...

The Volvo 8v exhaust port is designed very similarly to a 90deg brass fitting. It’s basically two holes drilled 90deg from each other, with a sharp inside corner. Widening the port floor (not...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By culberro
The real restriction on both heads is the exhaust...

The real restriction on both heads is the exhaust side. It is undersized, and the short turn radius (sharp corner) needs to be smoothed over.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By culberro
The inside diameter of the seats needs to be...

The inside diameter of the seats needs to be opened up. I open them up to 86-88% of the valve diameter. Open the intake seat to approximately 38-38.5mm, and the exhaust to approximately 32.7-33.5...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2019, 02:17 PM
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Posted By culberro
Thanks for that link!

Thanks for that link!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2019, 01:51 PM
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Posted By culberro
I haz tube of pink goop. I’ll can also find...

I haz tube of pink goop.
I’ll can also find you (Harlard) some better o-rings, just gotta give me a spare one to measure.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-27-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By culberro
Voodoo MBC. $20, made in USA, works great. ...

Voodoo MBC. $20, made in USA, works great.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,104
Posted By culberro
There's always RevB :)

There's always RevB :)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2019, 06:14 PM
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Posted By culberro
These would be a near drop in for the stock bolt...

These would be a near drop in for the stock bolt size and mounting width (50mm vs 50.4mm)

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/roc-rk02801/overview/

http://rockkrawler.com/joints/krawler-joints/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By culberro
The spring locations are also different, so the...

The spring locations are also different, so the motion ratio changes drastically, and it's not a linear relationship.

The S10 uses in inboard spring with a high rate, but due to the springs...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By culberro
Most of the narrow band outputs do not work as...

Most of the narrow band outputs do not work as well as a narrowband o2 sensor. I just use both now, after multiple issues running off of the wideband gauge.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 64,707
Posted By culberro
Something broke when shifting into 3rd about...

Something broke when shifting into 3rd about 100ft after the start, we just coasted into a spot that wasn't in the way and was easy to tow the car from.
3rd overall sure would have been a fun spot...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 64,707
Posted By culberro
It is so much cheaper! Great job on the...

It is so much cheaper!

Great job on the rally Pat, wish I could have been there at the end to celebrate with you and the crew! By the time we got the broken car out of the woods and back to...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,147
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Posted By culberro
I've been debating going back to ptfe fuel lines....

I've been debating going back to ptfe fuel lines. The Aeroquip Starlite is getting really stiff after just 2 years, and that's just running pump gas.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By culberro
You got a b21/b23 gasket me thinks.

You got a b21/b23 gasket me thinks.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,932
Posted By culberro
Get an ebay t3/t4 with an internal WG and send...

Get an ebay t3/t4 with an internal WG and send it. That's like $150.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By culberro
That's probably one of the best dollars (and...

That's probably one of the best dollars (and hours) to performance that is around. There's always the 15g/16t/19t route. But that requires re-clocking the turbo and reworking the downpipe.

A t3...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By culberro
You could always upgrade to a t3 or t3/t4 turbo...

You could always upgrade to a t3 or t3/t4 turbo at some point and make more power.
If you're just starting out drifting, a 19t is going to be just fine.

Edit:...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By culberro
3500 rpm is still pretty lazy for something with...

3500 rpm is still pretty lazy for something with a 6500 rpm redline...

A 19t would be perfect for auto-x or drifting on small to medium tracks. Most people aren't doing 80+mph entries in 4th while...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By culberro
How much wear? Usually it's smooth and polished...

How much wear? Usually it's smooth and polished where the valve stem sits, even on 200k+ mile engines.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,932
Posted By culberro
Skip the ebay exhaust manifold and just use the...

Skip the ebay exhaust manifold and just use the 90+ that's machined to a T3 flange, or an older T3 turbo manifold.
If you must use an external WG, have one added to the exhaust housing or manifold....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
To me it seems like the oversized throat width...

To me it seems like the oversized throat width would cause the 28 series turbo to be a bit slower to get moving, but have higher overall flow capacity.
Is that a correct assumption?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
We've been pretty happy with the turbo, except...

We've been pretty happy with the turbo, except for the WG issue. How is the flow through the stock Garret t25 internal WGs, what is the diameter on the WG opening?

I guess the other option is to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
Thanks for that. I was just comparing those exact...

Thanks for that. I was just comparing those exact graphs when I checked back to see you post that up!

Comparing exhaust flow calculations for the ATP turbine housing is all a guess at this point,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
I'll use manifold pressure from now on:) So...

I'll use manifold pressure from now on:)

So this brings up another question I have:
How does one go about comparing turbine housings of different A/R ratios ,if they are not in the frame size. In...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
This is very true!

This is very true!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 02:39 PM
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Posted By culberro
I'd love to see the testing/data on the Garret...

I'd love to see the testing/data on the Garret housing vs ATP housing if you can find it.

The engine is currently a mostly stock b230ft with IPD turbo cam and a slightly shaved head, and a 90+...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
I'd consider going to a v-band t25 housing and...

I'd consider going to a v-band t25 housing and running and external gate. Packaging might be a bit tricky with a t3 -> v-band adapter on there.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
I'm very hesitant to get a larger hot side, as...

I'm very hesitant to get a larger hot side, as this is on the rally car and reducing the boost threshold is a goal. There are a few 2.5L subarus that are using a 0.52 hotside with this turbo to get...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By culberro
Dual Port WG Actuator for Bewstzzz

Does anyone have a favorite? A quick google search brings up Turbonetics, Turbosmart, and Ebay.

The GTX2860 turbski with ATP 0.63 housing and ultimate wastegate is blowing the flapper open and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,204
Posted By culberro
The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to...

The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to max caster make a 240 handle very very well (1.5deg neg camber and 7deg caster) . They really need delrin bushings front and rear to make them work well...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,204
Posted By culberro
The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to...

The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to max caster make a 240 handle very very well (1.5deg neg camber and 7deg caster) . They really need delrin bushings front and rear to make them work well...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By culberro
2mm should be doable as well.

2mm should be doable as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,823
Posted By culberro
I haven't done lash caps and a standard volvo...

I haven't done lash caps and a standard volvo shim and bucket setup, but I wouldn't hesitate. They key with lash caps is to get ones that actually fit tight onto the tip of the valve, and also have a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,823
Posted By culberro
There is some decent information in there, but...

There is some decent information in there, but there is also some seriously outdated/wrong info as well. Mostly in regard to camshafts and the need to go shim under bucket.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,711
Posted By culberro
I have a few Wilwood 240 setups ready to go. If...

I have a few Wilwood 240 setups ready to go. If someone sends me the parts for a 164, I could easily do the CAD on that as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,748
Posted By culberro
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/test-7...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/test-740/products/v8-lsx-coolant-gauge-temp-sensor
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By culberro
My DD 244 with an m47 gets a vibration in the...

My DD 244 with an m47 gets a vibration in the exhaust around 3k rpm. The heat shield on the cat starts to rattle just a bit.... This might just be a resonance frequency with the redblocks.

As far...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By culberro
Are you using the Viggen 215/228 pressure plate...

Are you using the Viggen 215/228 pressure plate or one of the larger Saab pressure plate?
Does it shake in neutral?
Does it shake in gear while the clutch pedal is pushed in (car not moving)?...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By culberro
I may get the “racer” discount from them, as it...

I may get the “racer” discount from them, as it was for a race car.

California clutch quoted me $250 for a disk, so now you have the high end :)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By culberro
I haven't had a chance to get find the part...

I haven't had a chance to get find the part number yet. But if it it's made to the dimensions I posted, it'll fit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,867
Posted By culberro
On cars with square tooth timing belts, I'll use...

On cars with square tooth timing belts, I'll use a 12in pry bar to add a bit more tension to the belt. Those are the only ones I've had skip on me at higher rpms. Round tooth seems to be just fine.
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