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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,162
Posted By Stiggy Pop
ah, the "none of the above" option! Yeah the BW...

ah, the "none of the above" option! Yeah the BW IWG housings are really nice, great for packaging. Would have done the same if I didn't already have an EWG header.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By Stiggy Pop
agree on lexan over plexi (or; polycarbonate over...

agree on lexan over plexi (or; polycarbonate over acrylic)

if it needs to be shaped it can be heated up and shaped. I used a salamander space heater to curve it when I made quarter windows for my...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,162
Posted By Stiggy Pop
is yours single or dual gate? I've never seen a...

is yours single or dual gate? I've never seen a 16v one. Turbo placement on mine (both with an HX35 and now an EFR 7670) is good, only thing I wish it had was a brace and a second wastegate. Might...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,596
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I prefer kerosene over diesel, cleaner. More...

I prefer kerosene over diesel, cleaner. More expensive though.

I cleaned the underside of my 242 to bare metal and kerosene was the ticket on the greasy undercoating.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,596
Posted By Stiggy Pop
When I did mine I set a depth on the first hole...

When I did mine I set a depth on the first hole then had a few others pop through after, varying wall thickness. I used blue loc-tite and never had an issue.

Yes, be very slow and careful with a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 278,413
Posted By Stiggy Pop
fwiw we do jet engine harnesses and liquid...

fwiw we do jet engine harnesses and liquid systems at work here and all of the new-gen stuff is nomex braid. Not many more challenging environments than that. Stainless braiding is a protective...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,596
Posted By Stiggy Pop
OP is about to put on a hi-vis vest and riot down...

OP is about to put on a hi-vis vest and riot down the Champs-Élysées against the outrageous price of freeze plug retainers.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I don’t have that header but I used a hose of a...

I don’t have that header but I used a hose of a Pontiac g8 that has a tighter bend off the pump and gave me an air gap, then I wrapped it in DEI heat tape.

https://i.imgur.com/ZoPKfgtl.jpg

I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 295,119
Posted By Stiggy Pop
a cat converter and TWO mufflers, that is...

a cat converter and TWO mufflers, that is downright responsible!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,713
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah I found it strange as well. I wasn't...

yeah I found it strange as well. I wasn't thrilled about adapting but it works. If I decide at some point that I'm really going to keep a redblock in the car in perpituity I'll have a new header...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Stiggy Pop
this is a 1992 245 bumper with commando bumper...

this is a 1992 245 bumper with commando bumper trim, cut up a bit to fit.

https://i.imgur.com/BQUMWwvl.jpg

proper conversion to 83-85 skinny bumpers and turbo trim
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,713
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I bought an efr 7670 from Full Race with a 1.04...

I bought an efr 7670 from Full Race with a 1.04 twin scroll hot side.

https://i.imgur.com/RfvO5kdl.jpg

really happy with the results. It was a significant cost to upgrade from the Holset but...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 240,998
Posted By Stiggy Pop
$5k for this thing is a come up.

$5k for this thing is a come up.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 139,104
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it will, just gotta have somewhere to attach it....

it will, just gotta have somewhere to attach it. Maybe there's provision on the throttle body I'm missing.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 139,104
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no tab to hold a throttle cable on the manifold?

no tab to hold a throttle cable on the manifold?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you could, but it's not easier. I had a bung...

you could, but it's not easier. I had a bung welded to the 'neck' of the oil filler. You need to baffle it so I had to add a baffle plate across the bottom of the opening. I put it in flat then beat...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the amount of tip that can be cut off depends on...

the amount of tip that can be cut off depends on a few things; clearance issues with the retainer mentioned above by Culbert. The other is the material and any hardening. I had custom Ferrea comp...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 278,413
Posted By Stiggy Pop
whew, that blue LCD display had me squinting in a...

whew, that blue LCD display had me squinting in a brightly lit office. I'm guessing it's either not retina-burning in person or you can dial the brightness way down?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Stiggy Pop
These are the kind of jobs I'm happy to drop off...

These are the kind of jobs I'm happy to drop off with my upholstery guy. No biggie for a guy with a rack full of material.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,162
Posted By Stiggy Pop
pursue other interests.

pursue other interests.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 387,850
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I have not back-to-backed the crank pulleys. Is...

I have not back-to-backed the crank pulleys. Is the switch back to the full size/weight pulley noticeable in terms of response?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 270,008
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My high school SPG with a straight pipe sounded...

My high school SPG with a straight pipe sounded like an old boat, I loved it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I know what I have :cameron: (sunk costs) ...

I know what I have :cameron: (sunk costs)



I could probably get down with that. I don't think 350whp is that far of a reach for an 8v at this point, given the more modern turbos and computers...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By Stiggy Pop
0-350whp - built 8v 350whp+ - something that...

0-350whp - built 8v
350whp+ - something that isn't a 4cyl
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By Stiggy Pop
there's several pretty well publicized cars out...

there's several pretty well publicized cars out there with this body work.

http://www.speedhunters.com/2015/01/turbo-bricking-it-riding-in-a-740hp-volvo/
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,423
Posted By Stiggy Pop
fresh!

fresh!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 278,413
Posted By Stiggy Pop
nice lighting on the interior shots

nice lighting on the interior shots
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 139,104
Posted By Stiggy Pop
similar to my old setup with a stock bottom end...

similar to my old setup with a stock bottom end and the HX35, it was dead nuts reliable. Eventually I started pushing some oil smoke at 25+ psi.. With the fuel and the tune and the hard parts, no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,618
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://media3.giphy.com/media/MmpoBBmzvNBCM/giphy...

https://media3.giphy.com/media/MmpoBBmzvNBCM/giphy.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,618
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah, I don't know anything about building...

yeah, I don't know anything about building redblocks ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,618
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:lol: when's his birthday I'll buy him a...

:lol:

when's his birthday I'll buy him a stethoscope
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,618
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've got a 2JZ in my yard, there's no redblock in...

I've got a 2JZ in my yard, there's no redblock in the world that runs as smoothly and quietly as that motor.

looking forward to the video of absolute silence once you get those burnished shims...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,618
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you're missing the forest for the trees. I didn't...

you're missing the forest for the trees. I didn't say anything about 5w 40 being a problem, I said that I think you're out to lunch for stating earlier that oil weight had no bearing on valvetrain...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 270,008
Posted By Stiggy Pop
*slide whistle noise*

*slide whistle noise*
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,618
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Big fan of the logic that an oil with a heavier...

Big fan of the logic that an oil with a heavier weight at operating temperature "will have no effect on valvetrain noise". But somehow ZDDP is going to make everything whisper quiet.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 270,008
Posted By Stiggy Pop
just invent a variable length intake manifold...

just invent a variable length intake manifold a-la the old SHO's.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,366
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that's odd. I've had a lot of 940's come through...

that's odd. I've had a lot of 940's come through and never seen a door panel all curled up like that. Hot climate thing?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 174,813
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my favorite christmas gift this year was a set of...

my favorite christmas gift this year was a set of the 3M muffs with bluetooth headphones in them. Sounds not great but for ~$30 they are awesome!!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,427
Posted By Stiggy Pop
When I spoke to Elring they told me 1.2mm...

When I spoke to Elring they told me 1.2mm compressed for their b230 gaskets (.047").

Never seen stock pistons .010" out of the hole. I'd certainly get a measurement before I started ordering...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 174,813
Posted By Stiggy Pop
exactly what I use. It's nice not getting...

exactly what I use. It's nice not getting face-blasted by abrasive dust.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 174,813
Posted By Stiggy Pop
guys, wear some glasses when you're cutting with...

guys, wear some glasses when you're cutting with abrasive discs! I know squinting is a powerful tool, but I've had enough eye injuries or seriously close calls that it's not worth it. I mean ya cared...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 270,008
Posted By Stiggy Pop
manual brakes suck in a street car.

manual brakes suck in a street car.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I thought the same thing earlier this year when I...

I thought the same thing earlier this year when I lost a cylinder headed home from work. Did all sorts of diagnostics including ohm'ing the plug wires which tested good. Well, turns out the wire had...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 92,042
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thanks guys! I wish they were that legit!...

thanks guys!

I wish they were that legit! They are 22x9 Lexani R-4's I run on my wife's XC60.

Also the bump is well timed because I am going to let the 242 sleep in it's bag for once this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,421
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I agree. I wouldn't run it in my 242 but I'd run...

I agree. I wouldn't run it in my 242 but I'd run it in a car I used to go to work/drive around town.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,600
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I paced the floor to and fro with heavy strides,...

I paced the floor to and fro with heavy strides, as if excited to fury by the observations of the men --but the noise steadily increased. Oh God! what could I do? I foamed --I raved --I swore! I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,937
Posted By Stiggy Pop
makes sense!

makes sense!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,937
Posted By Stiggy Pop
96.5mm seems to be basically the standard bore...

96.5mm seems to be basically the standard bore for built engines with forged pistons... anyone here blown out a cylinder? Just so rarely see sleeves discussed for a cast iron red block.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 169,438
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Haven't watched yet but congrats on the...

Haven't watched yet but congrats on the publicity, I think it's fun to share the cars outside of our little circle here.

Perceptions of and attention around 242's and old 240s in general has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,600
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Does anyone produce straight cut gears in the...

Does anyone produce straight cut gears in the aftermarket? I'm really after that race car gear-whine sound for my instrument cluster.
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