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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By linuxman51
which cams? were the pistons not flycut before? ...

which cams? were the pistons not flycut before?
I don't have adjustable gears for mine, I've run my junk straight up (or accidentally off a tooth :whooops: )
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By linuxman51
I've always used them :shrug:

I've always used them :shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By linuxman51
maybe? a quick look at the torque specs for the...

maybe? a quick look at the torque specs for the D5 vs the R engine shows similar torque at similar rpms, but the intended use of the cars would obviously be different. these are the stupid rabbit...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By linuxman51
yes, very tedious. but can be rewarding!

yes, very tedious. but can be rewarding!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By linuxman51
No, I agree completely, I'll dig up the link, but...

No, I agree completely, I'll dig up the link, but it's from a dealer site, not carquest or any of those places (that will tell you it fits, but then you go to the actual part mfgr's site and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By linuxman51
FWIW the sites that have all this info are...

FWIW the sites that have all this info are simplepart driven, if I could determine what the other part numbers actually fit, that'd answer the other half of the question. I've gotten a couple 'yea's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By linuxman51
P2R Axlelelelelele question/quandry/curiosity

Aight. So legend has it M66 passenger side axles are nigh unobtainium, except for what amounts to straight from the dealer. Internet lore also states that they are different from the automatic AWD...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,378
Posted By linuxman51
that's a nifty surge tank, but only 2L? doesn't...

that's a nifty surge tank, but only 2L? doesn't leave much to error with the lift pump configuration.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 958
Posted By linuxman51
my man. I called mike when I was setting one up,...

my man. I called mike when I was setting one up, he talked me off the cliff...


what helped me was making a set of test bearings for the carrier so I could play with the shims ahead of time. For...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 958
Posted By linuxman51
probably not unless they look bad. I've never...

probably not unless they look bad. I've never seen em look bad (though I'm sure it's possible)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,171
Posted By linuxman51
cool

cool
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,443
Posted By linuxman51
the few things I've done (shocks, brakes, bcm,...

the few things I've done (shocks, brakes, bcm, front end...) were all fairly cut and dried. I'm still waiting for the big gotcha that all the dooms-dayers say is coming with an 04. breather was easy...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,185
Posted By linuxman51
yeah I saw that, that's a pretty good price for...

yeah I saw that, that's a pretty good price for that car.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-10-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By linuxman51
leave the laptop at home and it's hard to change...

leave the laptop at home and it's hard to change things too ;)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-09-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
like I said, it doesn't make any sense. it just...

like I said, it doesn't make any sense. it just happens to be an extreme example. Had one years ago in the opposite direction.. car wanted like 45 degrees of timing at 5500 at 14psi, go figure that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,443
Posted By linuxman51
that works. fwiw my '04 V70R has been more or...

that works. fwiw my '04 V70R has been more or less fine. the BCM started flaking out at 170k, but that's an easy enough fix
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-09-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
8 ATDC, so 8 retarded.

8 ATDC, so 8 retarded.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-09-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
it was wrong, the engine wasn't a high...

it was wrong, the engine wasn't a high compression engine and it wasn't running a lot of boost. -8 degrees at like 12psi or something
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By linuxman51
it doesn't matter, the restriction on the two...

it doesn't matter, the restriction on the two housings is well before the outlet flange. Run what you got, don't sweat the details right now.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-09-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
well I mean you have to trust that timing is...

well I mean you have to trust that timing is verified and stays consistent through the rpm range for a given car as well. Any number of things can affect that and "not be seen"... improper edge...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By linuxman51
it means you have an angled flange, no more.

it means you have an angled flange, no more.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-07-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
any of it really. It's one of those things, to...

any of it really. It's one of those things, to know it's working you just about have to induce knock at the various points, and while that does occasionally happen, I really have a hard time making...
Forum: events 01-05-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
you pull the fuse for awd and it's fwd. we dyno'd...

you pull the fuse for awd and it's fwd. we dyno'd isaac's R last year

the bigger challenge is getting it to stay in a gear. I have some ideas for that too though
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By linuxman51
if you're going to run E, get a walbro 450 out of...

if you're going to run E, get a walbro 450 out of the gate and just be done with it (get the one rated for e85 use). You'll have to upgrade the pump wiring, and you'll need to make sure/replace the...
Forum: showroom 01-04-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 36,197
Posted By linuxman51
all relative to use. Few people do a 16v swap...

all relative to use. Few people do a 16v swap with the intent of only making 200 hp
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-04-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
No not really, at least not on e85. I'd look for...

No not really, at least not on e85. I'd look for peaks on pump gas if that's all I had to go on, after establishing some kind of baseline for engine noise.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,116
Posted By linuxman51
is the tbss intake shorter than the truck intake?

is the tbss intake shorter than the truck intake?
Forum: events 01-04-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
no, the tractor just wouldn't start. once it's...

no, the tractor just wouldn't start. once it's going it'd be fine (longest commute EVER at ~8mph). Been driving the v8. Deferred maintenance on the fleet is rapidly catching up with me lol.
Forum: events 01-04-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
ooo, not right now. it can't outrun anything...

ooo, not right now. it can't outrun anything right now (really need to fix that, esp since the R is offline temporarily)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-03-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
that's normally how that works if you think...

that's normally how that works if you think you've reached or exceeded the tipping point of what a fuel is reasonably capable of supporting.

I found that on my evo back in the day, I *could* run...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By linuxman51
interesting... could be fun

interesting... could be fun
Forum: events 01-03-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
I could steal the wife's tdi, set up some diesel...

I could steal the wife's tdi, set up some diesel gate grudge racing
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-03-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By linuxman51
I look forward to seeing how this works out, been...

I look forward to seeing how this works out, been trying to come up with a reason to toss together a maxxecu whiteblock car (have parts R, have a couple spare A341's, and two 242's)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-03-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By linuxman51
the thing is pretty much brand new (not in age,...

the thing is pretty much brand new (not in age, but use), I'm fairly certain at this point it's just a piece of ****.
Forum: events 01-03-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
people do show up in non-volvos, and the prius...

people do show up in non-volvos, and the prius might surprise some folks ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By linuxman51
well to really get a grasp on what's going on,...

well to really get a grasp on what's going on, you need to understand how the control systems work on, say, a 940 turbo (since td04 was mentioned).. And where various components are located.

The...
Forum: events 01-02-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
nola is a shorter hop than dallas by far lol

nola is a shorter hop than dallas by far lol
Forum: events 01-02-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
probably. but not cheaper. #turbobricks

probably. but not cheaper. #turbobricks
Forum: events 01-02-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
lol

lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,675
Posted By linuxman51
there was supposed to be an "if" in there. 1031...

there was supposed to be an "if" in there. 1031 ain't that weak, let it eat with good tires
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-02-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By linuxman51
and going back and checking reviews on them,...

and going back and checking reviews on them, apparently that is not uncommon. Well hell, I didn't think I was cutting corners on that deal, oh well haha
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-02-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By linuxman51
It's not a tps, just a variable input (vs rotary...

It's not a tps, just a variable input (vs rotary switch). I'll go dig up the things and see what it is exactly that I ordered (and wired up) years ago.

Fake edit: it is in fact, a 3 wire. leaning...
Forum: showroom 01-02-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 36,197
Posted By linuxman51
hay hay hay

hay hay hay
Forum: showroom 01-02-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 36,197
Posted By linuxman51
they did not show up lol, that was part of the...

they did not show up lol, that was part of the question hahahahaha

I drove the all aluminum 16v to work today, but I'm not sure it counts for this thread ;)
Forum: events 01-02-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By linuxman51
SE 2019 April 26-28

Yall know how this goes by now.
Congregate in Montgomery, AL (or well, just a little east of it) on the 26th, head out to the drag strip weather permitting around 5:30pm (for a 6pm arrival time at...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,675
Posted By linuxman51
eh? maybe if it's an open diff.

eh? maybe if it's an open diff.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,675
Posted By linuxman51
watch some youtube videos on it and calm down....

watch some youtube videos on it and calm down. who cares what the other folks think, worry about you and you only.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,675
Posted By linuxman51
only 5 slips for the east, kinda disappointing....

only 5 slips for the east, kinda disappointing. maybe this year will be the year I get a redblock entry lmao
Forum: showroom 12-31-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By linuxman51
odd that the mounts didn't fit, mine worked fine...

odd that the mounts didn't fit, mine worked fine in my 940 (same x member), but I did have to notch one a little to clear the steering knuckle or something there abouts.

I am thinking about...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-31-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By linuxman51
not sure, never really left one extremely under...

not sure, never really left one extremely under advanced long enough to find out. on the blue car, from ~100kpa to 250 kpa it's dropping about 17 on e85. I'd say 20 on pump might be alright. I'll see...
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