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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By VB242
Boxy box otw, don't make your amm bigger for the...

Boxy box otw, don't make your amm bigger for the injectors I sent you though, you'll run lean
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 827
Posted By VB242
I dyno'd 209hp/236tq to the wheels with 8v IPD...

I dyno'd 209hp/236tq to the wheels with 8v IPD cam/lh2.2 with the Ford brown top injectors I sent him.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 827
Posted By VB242
I didn't think anything related to 2.2 learned...

I didn't think anything related to 2.2 learned anything, unless sbabbs chips are different.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By VB242
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=20...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=20676
This is thread I was thinking of
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 827
Posted By VB242
He's a wannabe know it all punk, probably best to...

He's a wannabe know it all punk, probably best to just add him to your ignore list. Unless you want your a/c fixed the next time you're in St. Louis.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By VB242
They're probably the largest injectors you can...

They're probably the largest injectors you can run on 2.2 and still have a decent idle. I had to lean the AMM all the way out for decent idle and cruise, I think I was running 15psi with these....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By VB242
I have some reman Ford brown tops that I ran on...

I have some reman Ford brown tops that I ran on 2.2, not too many miles after I got them. $100 shipped if you want them. They need the plastic caps and o rings for the tip, can get at any auto parts...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
Just s comment not a criticism. Getting i the...

Just s comment not a criticism. Getting i the pan hot tanked today, maybe have turbo drain welded on tonight.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
There is a fair amount of sludge in the oil pan,...

There is a fair amount of sludge in the oil pan, but no pickles yet.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By VB242
Exhaust leak at the manifold-head?

Exhaust leak at the manifold-head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,017
Posted By VB242
Y u no shoot hole in it?

Y u no shoot hole in it?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
I'm thinking freight would be a killer from the...

I'm thinking freight would be a killer from the left coast.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
It's a B23F not FT. I read about the ecotec...

It's a B23F not FT. I read about the ecotec engines self destructing and they sell enough pistons that they're only $22.00ea.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By VB242
Cometic says 50ra This website puts it...

Cometic says 50ra

This website puts it between 80-100 grit

https://www.finishing.com/98/42.shtml

Edit upon checking their site again it says 50ra or finer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By VB242
Sounds like some electrons leaking to ground in...

Sounds like some electrons leaking to ground in the ignition switch circuit. Or possibly from the ignition coil, I believe the red/wire sends a signal to the relay that the car is running.

I just...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By VB242
I have a wide 940 radiator in my 242.

I have a wide 940 radiator in my 242.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,646
Posted By VB242
Remove the cover from the ECU plug and check...

Remove the cover from the ECU plug and check there first, if bad readings then check the sensor, should be able to delineate wiring or sensor.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
Your version of this hobby involves viral rocks...

Your version of this hobby involves viral rocks and pennies in the valve train videos and posting unwanted and poorly informed opinions. Go polish your gun, it will keep you warm and abate some of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
Dynod 257hp to the wheels at 18psi, did not Dyno...

Dynod 257hp to the wheels at 18psi, did not Dyno at 24psi. Something tells me you're a whiny little know nothing Dunning-Kruger incel hater. And gas is pretty inconsistent. Go ask your fiancee,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
New rings showed up today, ITM from Rock Auto,...

New rings showed up today, ITM from Rock Auto, not chromed like machinist said I would get. He said hit the bores with 320 grit and assemble the pistons/cylinders with ATF . Should I do something...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By VB242
I used the water cooled oil cooler off of a 940,...

I used the water cooled oil cooler off of a 940, you have to replace the hard pipe that goes from the water pump to the heater. It's easier to do with the exhaust manifold off, which you just bolted...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By VB242
50ra is the same as 240 grit, according to Google...

50ra is the same as 240 grit, according to Google anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By VB242
I did it with an Elring. You can see the witness...

I did it with an Elring. You can see the witness marks on the gasket where the ports don't match up. Are the 16v gaskets different than 8v?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By VB242
This is the cracked 530 out of my shed, sorry for...

This is the cracked 530 out of my shed, sorry for the giant size. I'm wondering if yours was cut too far.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By VB242
I thought those oval shaped ports were supposed...

I thought those oval shaped ports were supposed to be circular?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By VB242
Those ports in the head don't look right, how...

Those ports in the head don't look right, how much has it been cut? I was holding 25psi on a big cooling port 160 head with an Elring HG and ARP studs. I've also installed a normal head gasket upside...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
I thought it was .047 new and .040 compressed? ...

I thought it was .047 new and .040 compressed? The extra .007" gives 10.72-1
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
I used .040"

I used .040"
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
I've already been down this road with the B21, it...

I've already been down this road with the B21, it worked very well. If the wire hadn't pulled out of the old ass Volvo EV1 connector and burned a pencil eraser sized hole through the cometic and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By VB242
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/9...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91OT5s4bWPL._SL1500_.jpg

Apply to easiest to replace window
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
I ordered a .140" cometic, it should knock the...

I ordered a .140" cometic, it should knock the c/r down to around 8.6-1, depending on how much comes off the head. Now my concern is getting the timing belt on.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By VB242
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2017/03/13/monday-m...

https://www.onallcylinders.com/2017/03/13/monday-mailbag-choose-right-u-joint/

I'd do some careful measuring
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By VB242
It's actually a 1300 they don't make adapters for...

It's actually a 1300 they don't make adapters for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
I cc'd the head and it appears to be 49.7cc's. my...

I cc'd the head and it appears to be 49.7cc's. my thinnest feeler gauge .008" was a little tight, so I'm assuming John V is correct at the pistons being in .007" , this gives 10.94-1 on the summit...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
Cool thanks! Pistons are even with the deck now....

Cool thanks! Pistons are even with the deck now. Bearings looked pretty good too.
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Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
After a lengthy conversation with John V last...

After a lengthy conversation with John V last night, I'm going to take it all apart and check the bearings, pistons and CC the head to see what the actual c/r is. He said he might have some turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
Ipd turbo cam, td05-20g China Bay turbo, stock lh...

Ipd turbo cam, td05-20g China Bay turbo, stock lh intake manifolds, 90+ exhaust manifold, 3"exhaust, microsquirt, 100 octane
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
398 head, supposed to be a Canadian engine

398 head, supposed to be a Canadian engine
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By VB242
How much boost on flat top pistons?

I recently purchased a B23 to replace my exploded B21. It reportedly has flat top pistons at 10:1 CR. I realize I'm not going to be able to throw 25psi at it but hoping I can get to 15psi. Anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,519
Posted By VB242
I run 275/45/17 on my 242, they are a little...

I run 275/45/17 on my 242, they are a little grabby to ruts and road imperfections.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,521
Posted By VB242
Yes it hasn't been an issue for the most part. I...

Yes it hasn't been an issue for the most part. I got a bunch of oil through once when they setup an autocross course on a banked track and I forgot to close the drain on the catch can but for normal...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,521
Posted By VB242
I don't have any problem venting through the...

I don't have any problem venting through the stock B21 valve cover hole and I'm running 24psi. I actually tried making something that bolts on the mechanical fuel pump cover but got too much oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By VB242
Do you regularly ford rivers?

Do you regularly ford rivers?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,521
Posted By VB242
They used what's called a Pierburg valve, I have...

They used what's called a Pierburg valve, I have one on my 780, I have an extra valve but not the plumbing somewhere. I got the hoses for it for cheap off of Rock Auto.
For my B21+T I got a catch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By VB242
It's a cigar lighter anyway, you're smoking the...

It's a cigar lighter anyway, you're smoking the wrong thing.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By VB242
Don't these bolt up to a white block?

Don't these bolt up to a white block?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-25-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,444
Posted By VB242
I'm running Siemens 72's batch fire on a...

I'm running Siemens 72's batch fire on a microsquirt and don't have any idle or part throttle issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By VB242
Pennzoil Synchromesh

Pennzoil Synchromesh
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By VB242
The top clutch fork looks bent

The top clutch fork looks bent
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By VB242
If that doesn't solve it, it could be your...

If that doesn't solve it, it could be your catalyst fell apart and is jingling around inside the muffler. This happened to my 242 and to a 96 Dakota of mine.
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