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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Harlard
Yeah for twice as much money

Yeah for twice as much money
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Harlard
Found it. Ignore crossing off and rewriting. It...

Found it. Ignore crossing off and rewriting. It was me not believing the numbers :rofl:

https://i.imgur.com/E3TmCiRh.jpg

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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Harlard
Might be worth bringing up that these differences...

Might be worth bringing up that these differences are the last 5% of possible optimization. Having smooth, clear ports and shaping in the manifold is far more important. Cylinder head flow, camshaft,...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Harlard
The VX is ill suited to a redblock because it...

The VX is ill suited to a redblock because it matches a ****ty exhaust port to a tiny exhaust lobe. Either find a V or an Enem V15 (aka IPD Billet Turbo) cam.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 121,095
Posted By Harlard
It's so tempting. Maybe on another 240 for me. ...

It's so tempting. Maybe on another 240 for me.

Can you enginerd something that will work with a front sump 4 cylinder engine while you're at it? :-D
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 121,095
Posted By Harlard
Yeah the wheels and tires look great in that...

Yeah the wheels and tires look great in that mockup!

One thing I have found to be super satisfying is getting the body mechanical components to work just right. The doors on mine took me many...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 50,860
Posted By Harlard
Hahaha you got me beat on cruise control!!

Hahaha you got me beat on cruise control!!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 121,095
Posted By Harlard
First model years are the price you pay for a...

First model years are the price you pay for a non-smog 240 :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Harlard
I did for some recaros. Took 3 tries and 6 months...

I did for some recaros. Took 3 tries and 6 months to get right. Quality is good. For a stock seat I'd do it again in a heartbeat.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Harlard
I am actually looking for it. The small crank...

I am actually looking for it. The small crank journals and light rods probably make a very noticeable difference in terms of parasitic losses.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Harlard
That engine was a freak of nature. Never been or...

That engine was a freak of nature. Never been or driven another one that had quite the same level of punch out of a stockish setup. Turbine housing was a ported conical to open up the AR a good deal.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Harlard
Run 5w40 or 10w40. Bearing clearances are much...

Run 5w40 or 10w40. Bearing clearances are much too tight on these engines to get away with cold starts on 15W. You will end up wiping bearings in less time for no discernable benefit.

Myself, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 53,912
Posted By Harlard
Last time an asswipe in a lifted truck hit my car...

Last time an asswipe in a lifted truck hit my car I walked away with 3x more than what I put into it. Aron is right about hiring an independent adjuster (I made insurance roll the fee into my...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 50,860
Posted By Harlard
Racecar with AC is where it's at. Specs...

Racecar with AC is where it's at.

Specs below. I can't remember where I have the cam carrier specs. Let me dig through my greenbook pdf stash...
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Harlard
English may be a foreign language to the guy. Be...

English may be a foreign language to the guy. Be kind :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Harlard
I would. The Bilsteins ride like garbage with...

I would. The Bilsteins ride like garbage with anything other than factory rate spring rates and lengths.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Harlard
They are great. You get to specify matching...

They are great. You get to specify matching valving for the spring rate you want. Homer, The Full Banana, Mason and myself are running the Gold coilover strut and are all (well Homer, Mason and I at...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 115,577
Posted By Harlard
Bet it's something dumb like the low wattage...

Bet it's something dumb like the low wattage light bulb signal missing.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 115,577
Posted By Harlard
does your car use the 2- or 4-pin voltage...

does your car use the 2- or 4-pin voltage regulator connector?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Harlard
Repeat the test.

Repeat the test.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 115,577
Posted By Harlard
Congrats! :gulp: For an alignment you will...

Congrats! :gulp:

For an alignment you will have to take it to a specialist and pay more than at a regular shop. I have lifetime alignments at firestone and they will align the front end no problem...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2021, 03:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,881
Posted By Harlard
No he needs the LSD. Because I want my garage...

No he needs the LSD. Because I want my garage floor space back. And money.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,039
Views: 1,035,404
Posted By Harlard
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Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2021, 10:27 PM
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Views: 1,035,404
Posted By Harlard
You're not in Kansas anymore.

You're not in Kansas anymore.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 115,577
Posted By Harlard
Neat!

Neat!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2021, 03:01 AM
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Views: 1,035,404
Posted By Harlard
Nice car. Jealous that they put the decals on the...

Nice car. Jealous that they put the decals on the right spot of your struts.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By Harlard
I hoard it thanks :wave:

I hoard it thanks :wave:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,881
Posted By Harlard
Who says I'm interested in race cars? :-P

Who says I'm interested in race cars? :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,881
Posted By Harlard
I may have a Dana Powr Lok. Do you have $700?

I may have a Dana Powr Lok. Do you have $700?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,881
Posted By Harlard
dang son, you are gonna need 4.56s to turn that...

dang son, you are gonna need 4.56s to turn that sumbitch over
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,178
Posted By Harlard
Aren't we running into questionable wall...

Aren't we running into questionable wall thickness (or lackthereof) when oversizing to 96.5 or 97mm though? For a 300 whp sure who cares but any more sounds like asking for trouble...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,714
Posted By Harlard
In that case you don't want to do much road...

In that case you don't want to do much road tripping in that thing!

Personally I will take the split here. 2500 RPM @ 70 mph in top gear, which is still allows my car to climb fairly steep grades...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,714
Posted By Harlard
The 3.35 boxes (or the nissan 6 speed) don't suck...

The 3.35 boxes (or the nissan 6 speed) don't suck as long as you have an engine that doesn't have a crappy diesel-like powerband in front (cough 8v) :whip:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,714
Posted By Harlard
Couple points of disagreement here: 1. I...

Couple points of disagreement here:

1. I know of several brand new T5Zs that were delivered with incorrectly set shaft bearing preload. If you didn't check for the magic .005" preload number you...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 02:15 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,714
Posted By Harlard
You want the centerline of the rear driveshaft to...

You want the centerline of the rear driveshaft to be parallel to the centerline of the trans.

Change pinion angle with adjustable torque rods.



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Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,714
Posted By Harlard
Get a real angle finder, take the rear driveshaft...

Get a real angle finder, take the rear driveshaft out, set the car on stands so the suspension is loaded and level. Put the angle finder on the pinion flange and on the front driveshaft. Adjust until...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,714
Posted By Harlard
75Hz

75Hz
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Harlard
Not complaining, just providing some perspective....

Not complaining, just providing some perspective. Don't forget it's a low compression sorta big cam 16v :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Harlard
Daaaang. Good scrore! Lol try 12-14...

Daaaang. Good scrore!



Lol try 12-14 city
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 04:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Harlard
Donde

Donde
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 300,384
Posted By Harlard
Funny how my mind has been in the same place....

Funny how my mind has been in the same place. Scored a deep cycle PC680 battery recently. Still making up my mind on whether to mount it in the engine bay or trunk.

As for crankcase ventilation, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,714
Posted By Harlard
Yep, you don't want it butting up against the...

Yep, you don't want it butting up against the seal as it needs wiggle room
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,602
Posted By Harlard
Yeah it needs a real pcv system rather than a...

Yeah it needs a real pcv system rather than a ****ty catch can setup ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,491
Posted By Harlard
Big variable I was ignoring. Thank you for the...

Big variable I was ignoring. Thank you for the clarification!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,491
Posted By Harlard
Chris, He has a similar wastegate setup as...

Chris,

He has a similar wastegate setup as I do, being a 38mm gate flange welded directly to the turbine housing. Currently it produces about 185 peak tapering to 175 kPa at redline, using an 8...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,525
Posted By Harlard
Speaking of wiggins clamps, Epman stuff is...

Speaking of wiggins clamps, Epman stuff is actually good and 1/4 the price of the known scumbags. Looking at placing a big-ish order soon.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,525
Posted By Harlard
The JT with 2 mufflers is what I have too. Very...

The JT with 2 mufflers is what I have too. Very easy to fit. Wish it was 409 SS but for the convenience I can't complain. Center muffler mounts to seem to transmit a lot of vibration from the engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,525
Posted By Harlard
If you plan on doing a true front mount...

If you plan on doing a true front mount intercooler, I'm interested in that too, lol
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,525
Posted By Harlard
Mike, going over axle will make your life a lot...

Mike, going over axle will make your life a lot easier.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,688
Posted By Harlard
Not this again :doh: ...

Not this again :doh:


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