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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 02:35 PM
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Posted By linuxman51
yeah I am. I'll def. keep an eye on that when it...

yeah I am. I'll def. keep an eye on that when it goes back together.

did some quick headwork last night, deshrouded the exhaust ports a bit, cleaned the bowls up. nothing crazy. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By linuxman51
that's enough of a consensus on the 3m spray for...

that's enough of a consensus on the 3m spray for me. and no comments on the all-in-one headliner stuff, so I'll proceed with what I've got (I'd already ordered a roll of thin foam, but if there were...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:27 PM
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Views: 149
Posted By linuxman51
headliner materials and adhesives

Have searched (n00b), and have concluded these few things, for the 940 wagon (with sunroof...dangit), and have a few last minute questions:

1/8th fabric/foam (no thicker than that at least), ...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:41 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 156,998
Posted By linuxman51
couple pics, then bed time. ...

couple pics, then bed time.
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/172859796.jpg


valve lash. ipd turbo cam on top, T cam on bottom. not bad for the ol T cam, and the ipd in this case is fairly close to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 156,998
Posted By linuxman51
briefly entertained not sending it to the machine...

briefly entertained not sending it to the machine shop for a valve job and a skim, tossed a not-a-machineist level on there and saw a little daylight in the middle. probably wouldn't be a big issue...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By linuxman51
10-4

10-4
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By linuxman51
the converter housing will not swap, because...

the converter housing will not swap, because overdrive is in the front of the transmission and they extended that part of the bellhousing to hold the OD unit.
unless you eliminated the od unit (and...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 156,998
Posted By linuxman51
bhg confirmed, distorted around #3. I think age...

bhg confirmed, distorted around #3. I think age and rot contributed to the failure, and it was juuust barely blown. pistons all still look mostly good, chambers look good, just a little color...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By linuxman51
the yoshifab adapter is not super thick, I think...

the yoshifab adapter is not super thick, I think you'll have a hard time making something thinner that will hold up.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-07-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By linuxman51
I don't know off hand if they have a slip % to...

I don't know off hand if they have a slip % to pressure table (it's been a while since I've updated or even looked at mine), but it will log the slip difference.
Forum: events 08-07-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 312,924
Posted By linuxman51
good times last night yall!

good times last night yall!
Forum: events 08-06-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 312,924
Posted By linuxman51
bouta light it up early in the shop while I'm...

bouta light it up early in the shop while I'm picking **** up and getting ready to pull the 940 in
Forum: events 08-06-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 312,924
Posted By linuxman51
I'm gonna post the info on the fb page, I'll be...

I'm gonna post the info on the fb page, I'll be in the shop hopefully decapitating the 940.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By linuxman51
spool-shot :-D

spool-shot :-D
Forum: events 08-04-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,439
Posted By linuxman51
but will you make it this year?

but will you make it this year?
Forum: events 08-04-2022, 10:37 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
what 960? what'd i miss?

what 960? what'd i miss?
Forum: events 08-02-2022, 08:10 PM
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Views: 10,439
Posted By linuxman51
so that'd be 4:30 our time, hmm..... I don't...

so that'd be 4:30 our time, hmm..... I don't think I can even get myself functional early enough to be there then. man the time zones are going to hose you coming this way lol. so... ~5 hour flight,...
Forum: events 08-02-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,439
Posted By linuxman51
this is true, however this year the montgomery...

this is true, however this year the montgomery crew is down a couple vehicles (so I'm gonna have to plan accordingly lol). toying with a small trailer instead of putting everything in the car
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By linuxman51
it's a lot more feel in this case than science as...

it's a lot more feel in this case than science as it is with an engine. with line pressure, until you can get definitive data from someone about that specific model of transmission, I'd leave it on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By linuxman51
which one did you get?

which one did you get?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
marv probably needs a diode on the idle valve and...

marv probably needs a diode on the idle valve and maybe new settings. also, short runners on the intake, but still. my black wagon idles better than stock and I have not spent a whole lot of time on...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
nothin' to spill, it's a 5.3 swap into a c4...

nothin' to spill, it's a 5.3 swap into a c4 corvette with a 4+3. nothing crazy. I had a 5.3 that I gave my buddy (kent), and I've got a fairly comprehensive list of stuff that runs up over 4k. 1k was...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
you can definitely very quickly triple your costs...

you can definitely very quickly triple your costs for sure
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
while we're on the subject (And not that I'm a...

while we're on the subject (And not that I'm a hater, far from it), ls swaps aren't the panacea of performance either.. we're about to be 5k into an ls swap into a chevy vehicle...arguably the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
he said he already has that :shrug: I also didn't...

he said he already has that :shrug: I also didn't include the valve relief jig rental, or gaskets and fluids
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
who said reliable? I said on the cheap end, parts...

who said reliable? I said on the cheap end, parts only. there are a whole lot of what-if's that come in to play

let's run the numbers
billet crank gear (not exactly required, one could possibly...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By linuxman51
it can be as expensive as you want it to be. in a...

it can be as expensive as you want it to be. in a 240, you're going to need to address the intake manifold, the tensioner setup (yoshifab's works great), you don't need a distributor at all if you're...
Forum: events 07-27-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 342
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Posted By linuxman51
turnout is usually low, but then it's poorly...

turnout is usually low, but then it's poorly advertised (my bad), so......
Forum: events 07-26-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 342
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Posted By linuxman51
ah yes. Yall wanna do it in august or nah? I...

ah yes. Yall wanna do it in august or nah? I figure sept. for sure, catch folks frantically working on mountain meet prep (probably folks like me!)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By linuxman51
but normal (ish) speeds vs rpm and throttle and...

but normal (ish) speeds vs rpm and throttle and what not? (it wasn't holding other gears basically?)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 05:09 PM
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Views: 389
Posted By linuxman51
how are the other shifts when you have the...

how are the other shifts when you have the kickdown hooked up?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
I don't, I didn't fool with that much. I *think*...

I don't, I didn't fool with that much. I *think* maybe you can stuff a 960 converter in an aw71L, and that would theoretically open the door to any supra converter from any other A341 transmission,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By linuxman51
5k sounds a bit steep since a full kit for one...

5k sounds a bit steep since a full kit for one these days is sub $500, and a reasonable shop should be able to handle that in a day or less.. not much to really upgrade unless they stuffed aw71 guts...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
there's a writeup on all the parts to put extra...

there's a writeup on all the parts to put extra clutches in c2 (Direct drum), same sorta logic applies to b1, and then the other usual hax (accumulator limit/lock, etc). the problem you run into much...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
skimming the rules, it didn't seem like it...

skimming the rules, it didn't seem like it required sfi stuff for the flywheel, but there were other NHRA rules that come into play, so who knows. if you go the ar5 route, and you've got a good...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 74
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Posted By linuxman51
oh yeah. I can sorta get mine to show "dynojet"...

oh yeah. I can sorta get mine to show "dynojet" numbers if I change the CF to std, and it's an unloaded run. Cool deal
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
gotcha. if it's a small roll setup, it's usually...

gotcha. if it's a small roll setup, it's usually a 5 or 6000 series, if it's two big (24in dia) rolls that adjust in and out, thats like the awd version of mine. I have noticed that the small roll...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
how much power are you trying to make? and I'm...

how much power are you trying to make? and I'm guessing for the GRM challenge some (a lot lol) of this is getting swept under the rug? :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
no need to get worked up. which model did your...

no need to get worked up. which model did your neighbor go with? I love my dynocom (1800ix, basically the 15000 series before it was renamed)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
interesting. we back-to-backed it against the ipd...

interesting. we back-to-backed it against the ipd turbo cam and the ipd turbo cam made the same (or maybe more?) but with more under the curve

my take on the rsi stage 3 is that it wants more head...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
531 has the same terrible exhaust port, so the...

531 has the same terrible exhaust port, so the same discussion applies there as well. the enem v15t and ipd turbo cam are virtually identical (word on the street is it's a direct copy)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
and anyway, regarding the dyno thing... willing...

and anyway, regarding the dyno thing... willing to bet there's no other single person on the forum that's tuned more turbobricker cars (I know, odd flex, it just kinda shook out that way with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
bold move calling out mike like that. probably...

bold move calling out mike like that. probably not the best way to get good information either.

the bottom line here is this:
You're going to sit here and tell us it's cheaper to source...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 156,998
Posted By linuxman51
yeah. FCP came through with the seals (I probably...

yeah. FCP came through with the seals (I probably should stock up on OEM front mains since those have to go out of prod at some point), early next week on the rest of the stuff. if I have time this...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,798
Posted By linuxman51
everything I've run the vx3 on has been slower...

everything I've run the vx3 on has been slower than it was previously. even with a T cam. Why would you try to do port work and valve work to offset lower lift, when a better cam will yield better...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By linuxman51
yes, it's that simple in the case of the spark...

yes, it's that simple in the case of the spark outputs.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2022, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By linuxman51
the way the inlet/outlet are positioned on the...

the way the inlet/outlet are positioned on the npr changes the direction of flow, but I can't say for certain how evenly distributed it is. it's somewhat similar to the early 700/non-efan 900...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 156,998
Posted By linuxman51
Well fiddlesticks. we have a fledgling headgasket...

Well fiddlesticks. we have a fledgling headgasket issue that I probably wouldn't have caught if I hadn't been fooling around with the cooling system last week.
I think I posted about this, but if...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By linuxman51
gonna have to put a pin in the black wagon...

gonna have to put a pin in the black wagon comparison, I fragged the hg with all the trigger shenanigans I've been fighting this year. I'll get it done but it's going to be a couple of weeks
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By linuxman51
I talked to greg, going to borrow one of his I...

I talked to greg, going to borrow one of his I think. I'm pretty sure the 242 has a treadstone core in it, but I don't really want to go through the hassle of trying to fish it out for testing...
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