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Forum: website & board 07-11-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 249
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Posted By klr142
And you'd probably be there just with the...

And you'd probably be there just with the sequential fuel injection. A 3.31 rear end would help, too.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-02-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,918
Posted By klr142
If you are messing with cam timing on an LH2.2,...

If you are messing with cam timing on an LH2.2, distributor on head/cam setup, you'll need to adjust your ignition timing afterwards. Always.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,354
Posted By klr142
The farther from ET20, the farther the centerline...

The farther from ET20, the farther the centerline of the wheels is from the intended center/pivot point in the factory steering/suspension. It can increase the leverage the wheels have on the...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,465
Posted By klr142
Correct, and you don't want that!

Correct, and you don't want that!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,354
Posted By klr142
I would vote less than that... Happiest with...

I would vote less than that... Happiest with ET20, I would say, if you want the car to drive really nicely(although, harder to fit). For looks, yes, you would want less offset, and a 25mm spacer is...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,465
Posted By klr142
I move the crank, because I don't have to worry...

I move the crank, because I don't have to worry about it slipping around. Realistically though, it barely gets moved at all because the slack in the belt when you loosen it gives you the slop...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By klr142
You may use a turbo cam from any redblock, so...

You may use a turbo cam from any redblock, so yes, that will work just fine.
As noted above, I have copied and pasted below a decent starting point for ignition advance. I would not go more than...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-26-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By klr142
Sounds like it, I would. I noticed the same...

Sounds like it, I would. I noticed the same thing, except I went from an M to a T to a VX and now want the T back in...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-26-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By klr142
Disagree, there is a difference and it made my...

Disagree, there is a difference and it made my stock '87 go from a 17.8 1/4 mile to a 17.5 1/4 mile at a higher trap. That's a difference. However, I am known to only drive slow NA cars so I can feel...
Forum: showroom 06-24-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,681
Posted By klr142
*like*

*like*
Forum: website & board 06-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 18,734
Posted By klr142
I agree with the first part, completely. I...

I agree with the first part, completely. I disagree that turbobrickers are only about varoom power and not for fuel economy. I do also agree that lower compression is less efficient than the EXACT...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By klr142
I would heed what Johann says, considering he is...

I would heed what Johann says, considering he is also in Europe and is more familiar with BSR tunes than anyone over here... Also, resetting the ECU is not REALLY necessary, it will gradually learn...
Forum: website & board 06-19-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 18,734
Posted By klr142
Agreed, just wanted to see if he had any facts in...

Agreed, just wanted to see if he had any facts in him instead of all the other stuff from the internet. Thread is full of generalizations, which are not necessarily bad, but you can't say one engine...
Forum: the vault 06-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 146,807
Posted By klr142
Same here, and I'm perfectly ok with it. It's...

Same here, and I'm perfectly ok with it. It's been like that for years and I appreciate that it is keeping underhood temperatures in check at all times. A decent battery will have no problem with it....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 40,646
Posted By klr142
You have to stir the pot before it's contents can...

You have to stir the pot before it's contents can be finished!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 241,040
Posted By klr142
Ah, nice. Where do you source it and how does it...

Ah, nice. Where do you source it and how does it compare to similar stuff from DEI, etc.?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 40,646
Posted By klr142
Isn't that what you have? What do you want more...

Isn't that what you have? What do you want more power for? It's not like you have traction or race it... :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 241,040
Posted By klr142
Nice, nice. Where ya headed? What heat shielding...

Nice, nice. Where ya headed? What heat shielding did you put up there and why do you call it "zero clearance"? I'm starting to improve the NVH and insulation of my car, as well.
Forum: performance & suspension 06-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,277
Posted By klr142
And, once the work is done, you'll be happy you...

And, once the work is done, you'll be happy you put a flange on it!!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 241,040
Posted By klr142
Pictures. And, sweet damn work. I haven't...

Pictures.

And, sweet damn work. I haven't followed the thread, but decided to read the last few pages the other day. Love it. You're like my brother from another mother, doing it all, doing it all...
Forum: website & board 06-03-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 18,734
Posted By klr142
That has NOTHING to do with a b23 vs b230....

That has NOTHING to do with a b23 vs b230. Nothing.
And increased the internal efficiency of the motor, which does increase fuel efficiency.


So, are you making a general statement pulled out of...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-02-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By klr142
Ah, ok. If the head isn't off, I understand why...

Ah, ok. If the head isn't off, I understand why you aren't putting a thinner one on it. Regarding clearance, you'll have to see where the top of the pistons sit in relation to the top of the block. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,389
Posted By klr142
OE spec for valve lash on a b230 is .016-.018"....

OE spec for valve lash on a b230 is .016-.018". It doesn't specify if hot or cold. I've never cared what temp it was when I set it. I drive the car into the shop, pop it apart, do my work and put it...
Forum: website & board 05-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 18,734
Posted By klr142
Prove your statements.

Prove your statements.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By klr142
Actually, here's my confusion with the L vs T cam...

Actually, here's my confusion with the L vs T cam specs: http://www.turbobricks.com/resources.php?content=camspec

What's true, I'm not sure, but I may be inclined to follow IADR's info located...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By klr142
A thin one would help prevent detonation and...

A thin one would help prevent detonation and improve efficiency, if your head is off, you're making a bad decision not to use one, in my opinion! Regarding using the L in a T situation, it's not...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,277
Posted By klr142
Use a flange on the manifold side. It'd be much...

Use a flange on the manifold side. It'd be much easier to swap out manifolds and turbo portions if there is ever a problem in the future. Plus, it BOLTS ON/off. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,389
Posted By klr142
Set'm at .016-.018" cold or hot and call it good....

Set'm at .016-.018" cold or hot and call it good. 0.016" across the board is as tight as I would go on something that I'm trying to daily drive with lower static compression and a turbo on board,...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By klr142
You'll be 100% fine... Any issue and you will be...

You'll be 100% fine... Any issue and you will be able to "fix it" by decreasing valve clearance, adjusting the ignition advance, or changing fuel octane rating.

I'm surprised at how close the L...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,389
Posted By klr142
Which clearance are you shooting for? As...

Which clearance are you shooting for?

As mentioned, sounds like cam timing and valve clearances are suspect. Sounds like you're getting closer to having it solved. I would shoot for at least .016"...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-29-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,277
Posted By klr142
Sweet stuff, Jerd!

Sweet stuff, Jerd!
Forum: website & board 05-26-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 18,734
Posted By klr142
No need to advance it. I don't think anyone has...

No need to advance it. I don't think anyone has ever said to advance the T cam. I ran it retarded 4 degrees and it was a good mix for me.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By klr142
Minimal. You can run any of the above without a...

Minimal. You can run any of the above without a difference that's worth caring about unless you're really worried about not having power steering. I would run 195/65 tires on those wheels, unless you...
Forum: events 05-16-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By klr142
It's like autox... Tell me you've never floored...

It's like autox... Tell me you've never floored your car before, TELL ME YOU HAVEN'T!!

:-D
Forum: events 05-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,480
Posted By klr142
Exclamation Drag racing tonight?!

DRAG RACING!? Who wants to go tonight? :) We can pit at RSI... Haha
Forum: events 05-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By klr142
DRAG RACING!? Who wants to go tonight? :) We can...

DRAG RACING!? Who wants to go tonight? :) We can pit at RSI... Haha
Forum: website & board 05-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 18,734
Posted By klr142
T cam will produce more dynamic compression...

T cam will produce more dynamic compression because of the lower duration/lift and will increase your low end torque and gas mileage some.
Forum: events 05-15-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 894
Posted By klr142
But, I'm not ready yet!

But, I'm not ready yet!
Forum: events 05-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,480
Posted By klr142
Is Cat coming or are you on baby duty? That may...

Is Cat coming or are you on baby duty? That may help take up some of Becky's time if she wants to come along...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By klr142
Exactly that. He knows(I assume) that it was...

Exactly that. He knows(I assume) that it was higher before and is curious if what he's seeing is normal. It could also be that the valves are adjusted tighter than preferred, and it can also give you...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-13-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By klr142
Nothing wrong with that! To which I reply:

Nothing wrong with that!


To which I reply:
Forum: showroom 05-13-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 43,502
Posted By klr142
And obviously the car is very lowered... At least...

And obviously the car is very lowered... At least 3 inches.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By klr142
Wrong. These cars love spring cutting.

Wrong. These cars love spring cutting.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-12-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By klr142
2 and a quarter up front allows you to not use...

2 and a quarter up front allows you to not use spring compressors to re-assemble and is perfect. You'll probably want to cut 1-1.5+ coils off the back to even it back out some.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-12-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By klr142
This. And it's not a pain in the butt to adjust,...

This. And it's not a pain in the butt to adjust, really...

http://ovtuners.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=8231

Also, how tight you adjusted the valves will make a large difference on vacuum, as...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 40,646
Posted By klr142
Nice! And I'm swapping camshafts because it has a...

Nice! And I'm swapping camshafts because it has a B cam in it right now to pass emission requirements. I need to swap the H back in to pass my speed requirements. Especially if we're going to be drag...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,574
Posted By klr142
Still looking great!

Still looking great!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 40,646
Posted By klr142
What do you mean by adjusted the steering shaft? ...

What do you mean by adjusted the steering shaft?

I need to clean my car up... It's so dirty. I also need to swap cams. I don't know if I'll get either done before the weekend.
Forum: showroom 05-08-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By klr142
Right on, that all makes sense then! Good work. I...

Right on, that all makes sense then! Good work. I haven't been to an autox where I've been above probably 55mph yet.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-07-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By klr142
Read the performance forum's subject titles and...

Read the performance forum's subject titles and open up the threads that you think MAY have ANY sort of info about what you're thinking. There are MANY.

Don't be swayed by threads that say b21, or...
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