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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:04 PM
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Posted By linuxman51
yep those are the ones I've used on all my junk

yep those are the ones I've used on all my junk
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 312,870
Posted By linuxman51
like I said with mine, I haven't burned a wire...

like I said with mine, I haven't burned a wire since '15, I made 4 custom wires for the passenger side (the only side where stuff gets close), put the hi temp boots on em and then used fairly basic...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By linuxman51
you still need to replace the broken guides and...

you still need to replace the broken guides and whatever valves, and get everything seated back up. I'm not sure what that costs, it's been a long time since I've had it done and I supplied the parts...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By linuxman51
depends a lot on local market and...

depends a lot on local market and skill/reputation of whoever's doing it. just getting guides installed and a head skimmed I wouldn't imagine would be all that expensive
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By linuxman51
that's fixable. new guides, smooth out the pads...

that's fixable. new guides, smooth out the pads (or get em welded up if you're really feeling froggy, and then get the head re-surfaced)
Forum: events 09-19-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
Aight, I has confirmation, kent is coming. he...

Aight, I has confirmation, kent is coming. he does not know yet if it's a thursday or friday arrival
Forum: events 09-18-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
dem lows doe.......

dem lows doe.... https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/us/nc/balsam/28707
Forum: events 09-18-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
he mentioned renting a car the other day. Pretty...

he mentioned renting a car the other day. Pretty sure Tom is in, about 80% sure kent is going to be out, based on the vibe I got from him yesterday.
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
loooool there's been some years that were worse...

loooool there's been some years that were worse than others hahahaha
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
haven't talked to tom in a bit, he did talk about...

haven't talked to tom in a bit, he did talk about coming earlier this year tho so... maybe so?
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
I'm waiting to get a final from kent, he...

I'm waiting to get a final from kent, he mentioned it a few days ago.
Forum: events 09-17-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 254
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Posted By linuxman51
ISSAC?

ISSAC?
Forum: events 09-13-2019, 01:05 PM
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Views: 33,123
Posted By linuxman51
yea he probably so

yea he probably so
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,021
Posted By linuxman51
So these are the knowns: -wastegate is fixed...

So these are the knowns:
-wastegate is fixed now
-With simon's ecu(s?) it's presumably a dog (any codes?)
-With stock ezk it's fast but pings up top
-lh 2.2 (lawl)
-blows charge out exhaust...
Forum: events 09-13-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 33,123
Posted By linuxman51
only because it hasn't actually been announced...

only because it hasn't actually been announced yet :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,021
Posted By linuxman51
is it lean up top? could be pinging for other...

is it lean up top? could be pinging for other reasons...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 312,870
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, that's a concern I've had with the cd009,...

yeah, that's a concern I've had with the cd009, but in the world of V8 folks tend to go to higher rear ends unless they're running big tire setups (which still monkeys with your effective ratio...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 312,870
Posted By linuxman51
if you have vss and update the firmware, you can...

if you have vss and update the firmware, you can set an engine state for idle conditions that isn't strictly TPS related
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 312,870
Posted By linuxman51
I ended up spacing the passenger coils up off of...

I ended up spacing the passenger coils up off of the valve cover, running the wires back and under the manifold, and I think I used 90 degree boots as well (MSD kit and some other kit for the 90...
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
little less than a quart. a quart is like 2.5 lbs...

little less than a quart. a quart is like 2.5 lbs or something.
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
$15/2lb bottle. I have a dozen pint glass jars...

$15/2lb bottle. I have a dozen pint glass jars with cut comb in em, $20 per or $30 if you get one and a 2lb bottle. (it's cut comb and filled with honey, not just cut comb, I forget what the net...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,477
Posted By linuxman51
https://www.oronite.com/about/news/low-speed-pre-i...

https://www.oronite.com/about/news/low-speed-pre-ignition.aspx this covers it better than I can. it's been almost a year since I heard about it. there's an episode of realtuners where they go into...
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
how much honey do I need to bring? I have a bunch...

how much honey do I need to bring? I have a bunch of 2lb bottles on the shelf.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,477
Posted By linuxman51
if they're DI engines, the makeup of engine oil...

if they're DI engines, the makeup of engine oil also plays heavily into low speed knock.
Forum: events 09-06-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
the itinerary is working itself out, I've gotta...

the itinerary is working itself out, I've gotta run the girls to daycare before I can hit the road, but that doesn't really slow it down much. we'll shoot to be en route roughly around 8:30 central.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 312,870
Posted By linuxman51
a scavenge pump for what? the turbo? I...

a scavenge pump for what? the turbo?

I swapped in a colder thermostat on mine (180 I think? maybe 170?), it still has a tendency to get warm on the interstate with the a/c on and a yoooge...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 312,870
Posted By linuxman51
ooof that .79 OD. I swapped to a 3.31 with the...

ooof that .79 OD. I swapped to a 3.31 with the .75 final in the 4L80e to get the highway revs down below annoying(to me), so.. ymmv and what not.
Forum: events 08-28-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
he didn't specify which year.

he didn't specify which year.
Forum: events 08-27-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
thursday some time I reckon.

thursday some time I reckon.
Forum: events 08-27-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
username at gmail. size 3xl (I don't trust em air...

username at gmail. size 3xl (I don't trust em air online sizin' charts)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,234
Posted By linuxman51
who said anything about rules?

who said anything about rules?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,234
Posted By linuxman51
swap in an aw71 and step up to a real sized shot.

swap in an aw71 and step up to a real sized shot.
Forum: events 08-19-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
Is there a blu-ray player at the lodge, or just a...

Is there a blu-ray player at the lodge, or just a dvd player?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By linuxman51
lmao. both the car and the dyno should be "warmed...

lmao. both the car and the dyno should be "warmed up". If it's the first pulls of the day, various things need to get moved around a little, and for the car itself if it's not up to temperature that...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By linuxman51
4th gear is in the front, not the back, and the...

4th gear is in the front, not the back, and the harness connector comes out of the side of the case unlike the top on a 4L60, so that may pose a problem.

bellhousing area is probably similar, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,234
Posted By linuxman51
that's not true, you just don't know what you're...

that's not true, you just don't know what you're looking for.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,234
Posted By linuxman51
it's a lot of fun. you'll probably break the...

it's a lot of fun. you'll probably break the transmission (well, really, probably smoke the clutch first) before anything else tears up unless you're reckless.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By linuxman51
then go ahead and get a set of 8 from vs racing...

then go ahead and get a set of 8 from vs racing or somewhere similar.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By linuxman51
make sure you're getting actual bosch injectors....

make sure you're getting actual bosch injectors. 2200's is a lot, you gonna put the hose on it along with the e85 and 25 pounds of freedom?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By linuxman51
roadracer4life is

roadracer4life is
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By linuxman51
get one and just measure it. or use clay on an 8v...

get one and just measure it. or use clay on an 8v piston
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-26-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,781
Posted By linuxman51
I've watched/helped sam tune a couple on some...

I've watched/helped sam tune a couple on some local GTR's, seems decent enough but the tuning interface presented some initial struggles (and sam has tuned a lot of aem/ms/hondata systems, so he's...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-25-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,781
Posted By linuxman51
yea. I'd use the built in one if you get the...

yea. I'd use the built in one if you get the maxxstreet and just have a second bung for the gauge in that case
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-25-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,781
Posted By linuxman51
I ran siemens 1000's (the old school black/grey...

I ran siemens 1000's (the old school black/grey fatties) with an ms2 in batch (well.. I may have used both injector outputs, woooo) and they were fine.

It *does* help if there's an issue with the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-25-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,781
Posted By linuxman51
I totally understand dicking around with things...

I totally understand dicking around with things lol. I have a shop full of half finished projects to attest to that lmao.

The built in wideband deal, you'd get a can-gauge I reckon (And could put...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-25-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,781
Posted By linuxman51
at ~$360 you're going to be *very* hard pressed...

at ~$360 you're going to be *very* hard pressed to beat a microsquirt, period. Especially if you consider your time as worth anything (you may be able to build an ms2/v3 cheaper, but you'll have...
Forum: events 07-25-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 19,449
Posted By linuxman51
ol roadracer4life chatting in the background there

ol roadracer4life chatting in the background there
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,649
Posted By linuxman51
don't hate on the instagasket.

don't hate on the instagasket.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-23-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,781
Posted By linuxman51
Idle is about the only place you'd notice a...

Idle is about the only place you'd notice a substantial difference with sequential fueling, esp with only 60lb/hr injectors. seq. ignition (and wasted spark if coming from distributor) brings more to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,907
Posted By linuxman51
Yep. When my tractor got stolen, the dealer's...

Yep. When my tractor got stolen, the dealer's insurance company tried that bull**** too.. valued the tractor at whatever, and then said they were going to send a check for that less the deductible....
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