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Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Dirty Rick
2 turbo projects

First is a turbo repair
8 valve factory manifold pumps 250kpa
760 slush box some suspension and brakes
a Garrett/OEM hybrid 3" out that is oiling.
Looking for a quick turnaround solution as this...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-16-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 897
Posted By Dirty Rick
The v2.2 main board does not have onboard...

The v2.2 main board does not have onboard ignition finals output,
It does not have a VR input circuit (only opto).
It does not have provisions for a second (cam sensor) input circuit.
It does...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,483
Posted By Dirty Rick
I think this is the key clue. " It cranks...

I think this is the key clue.

" It cranks fine, it almost starts occasionally but it shakes like crazy and backfires. I hear the fuel pump and fuel pump relay is clicking."

It's likely not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By Dirty Rick
Bad climate control blower motor?

Bad climate control blower motor?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
Down pipe is done, and then redone. For all...

Down pipe is done, and then redone.

For all you first timers welding on V band flanges clamp a pair of flanges together and use lots of tacks or the flanges will warp.
I turned one into a potato...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dirty Rick
Has it been smoke tested?

Has it been smoke tested?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Dirty Rick
Keep the tooth count to 36, a MS2 system runs...

Keep the tooth count to 36, a MS2 system runs into limitations with high tooth counts at upper RPMs.


Bent-grill - that is a fine solution.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By Dirty Rick
Loading someone else's tune is like wearing...

Loading someone else's tune is like wearing someone else's dirty underwear
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Dirty Rick
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ And That...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

And That ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,186
Posted By Dirty Rick
Whatever you do don't test the one you have...

Whatever you do don't test the one you have first.

And don't check that your system responds to high and low O2 signals.

Support the machine by spending money rather than running diagnostics.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Dirty Rick
If it's not steaming it's not overheating...

If it's not steaming it's not overheating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Dirty Rick
Suspect astroturfing?

Suspect astroturfing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,483
Posted By Dirty Rick
Does it have a full tank of gas? I only have...

Does it have a full tank of gas?

I only have $325 and need a full tank to make it home.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,093
Posted By Dirty Rick
Not much more money and you could Megasquirt...

Not much more money and you could Megasquirt it....

And do it in one day if you are well prepared.

Plan twice measure twice cut once.

About a 2 or a 3 (no more than a 5) on a difficulty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Dirty Rick
Look for chew marks?

Look for chew marks?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Dirty Rick
Ace Hardware has hardened 8mm studs. I went...

Ace Hardware has hardened 8mm studs.

I went through a handful of them on the turbo car I just redid.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Dirty Rick
It used to be bling, nowadays doesn't even wiggle...

It used to be bling, nowadays doesn't even wiggle the needle on the bling meter.

Max bling is a crank trigger or,
Get a Yoshi Fab CAS adapter and a VW coil and do wasted spark. Ooops you'll need...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,619
Posted By Dirty Rick
4 gal vertical fuel cell, no air bubbles in the...

4 gal vertical fuel cell, no air bubbles in the fuel. This also makes it easy to flood the inlet of the pump to prevent cavitation (more air bubbles)
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-290110...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Dirty Rick
A cavitating pump will be very noisy and have a...

A cavitating pump will be very noisy and have a shortened lifespan in addition to not supplying a consistent fuel pressure.

Fuel pumps don't like to suck they need a flooded or fed inlet.
When a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By Dirty Rick
Box flares and a plasma cutter! FTW!

Box flares and a plasma cutter! FTW!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Dirty Rick
Not a valid test unless you just want to smell...

Not a valid test unless you just want to smell gas. Use a fuel pressure gauge.

If it will run on spray cleaner it's not getting the gas it needs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'd want to see what the AFR's do when this...

I'd want to see what the AFR's do when this happens, or better yet a datalog.
If it's boost related that would show on a gauge, I expect.

Kind of banging around in the dark without some clues.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
Thanks, I'll be back after getting the turbo back...

Thanks, I'll be back after getting the turbo back on and making a new down pipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
Bump for preload recommendation.

Bump for preload recommendation.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By Dirty Rick
Google the part # and you may get a cross...

Google the part # and you may get a cross reference to a GM application if the parts store cant do an interchange on it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Dirty Rick
I gutted a back_of_the_head volvo distributor and...

I gutted a back_of_the_head volvo distributor and made it into a CAS with a DIY 24-1-1 wheel and Bob's your Uncle
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
Yes that looks like what I have. So you are...

Yes that looks like what I have.

So you are saying 1/8" preload?

I found a spot to grab boost pressure in the boss for the dump valve near the turbo.
That worked well, thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
https://s26.postimg.cc/sz7z72r05/IMG_2090.jpg ...

https://s26.postimg.cc/sz7z72r05/IMG_2090.jpg

https://s26.postimg.cc/tbzdd91k5/IMG_2091.jpg

https://s26.postimg.cc/yne9xz32d/IMG_2092.jpg

OK back on track here.

Had to send ATP housing...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By Dirty Rick
Hall sensor, 3 wires, 1 power 1 ground 1 signal ...

Hall sensor, 3 wires, 1 power 1 ground 1 signal

So it puts out 5v on and off (ignoring the spike)?

No resistors needed on high impedance injectors.

You could use a bosch thermal fast idle...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By Dirty Rick
Tuner Studio provides a default "MAP" when you...

Tuner Studio provides a default "MAP" when you start a project, you should use that. Go through all the settings and see that they are correct for your install.
Using a "base MAP" is like wearing...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,018
Posted By Dirty Rick
If you can get someone to cut and weld the shaft...

If you can get someone to cut and weld the shaft you can balance it yourself using the hose clamp trick, seat of your pants, and trial and error.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,141
Posted By Dirty Rick
How much gas is in the oil? If it's...

How much gas is in the oil?

If it's detonation pushing out the dip stick, set the dang timing! Yee gads!

Might be too late though....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,206
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'd put meter on the TPS signal and see if it's...

I'd put meter on the TPS signal and see if it's jumping around.
It should make a smooth transition from low to high as the pedal is smashed.

I'm thinking the signal looks like a saw blade and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Dirty Rick
The feed tube or hose from the tank pump may be...

The feed tube or hose from the tank pump may be leaking, or the pump may not even be attached.

They use less power when they are just laying in the bottom of the tank making whirring noises!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,333
Posted By Dirty Rick
And if it was run for any length of time or at...

And if it was run for any length of time or at high power levels it has likely torched the head, block, or both.

If you rebuild make use of a Magnaflux before bothering to machine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Dirty Rick
Does the oil smell like gas? Id change it...

Does the oil smell like gas?

Id change it now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,333
Posted By Dirty Rick
just crush it now and head off the inevitable.

just crush it now and head off the inevitable.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
I need to keep it out of over-boost protection. ...

I need to keep it out of over-boost protection.

I'm still learning here,
I think the small outlet is limiting waste gate control?

My sweaty pea brain is thinking there is a huge pressure drop...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,699
Posted By Dirty Rick
You can't say accurate timing and distributor in...

You can't say accurate timing and distributor in the same sentence without your fingers crossed.

Crank trigger it with 12 to 36 teeth, avoid lower tooth counts for accuracy and 60 teeth is too...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 42,718
Posted By Dirty Rick
All you need is a narrow and shallow pan an oil...

All you need is a narrow and shallow pan an oil scraper and one of these.

https://s15.postimg.cc/kf1dyi063/IMG_2083.jpg

Then you can toss it around like a kids toy and rev it to max piston...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
Actuator starts to move @ 8psi and is fully open...

Actuator starts to move @ 8psi and is fully open at 16psi
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'll do that.

I'll do that.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
Thanks, you may have just told that housing. ...

Thanks, you may have just told that housing.

How can I ID the actuator that is installed?

I found out the trans has been blessed for 350hp by Morton.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'm cleaning up someones mess and I'm short on...

I'm cleaning up someones mess and I'm short on knowledge of things boosty

I think it is a combination that get hosed shortly over 250kpa due to limited flow of the exhaust side.

Will the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
The turbo I am messing with must be a hybrid, the...

The turbo I am messing with must be a hybrid, the hot side has been changed. Much smaller. Internal waste gate.

https://s26.postimg.cc/puskrzmqh/IMG_2082.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dirty Rick
Garrett 409080-5009

What should I limit the boost to?

It hits 200kpa really quick

B230 in a '84 760 Auto.

Nice intercooler, big exhaust, RC750's on pump gas.

Not sure how much the trans will take.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,299
Posted By Dirty Rick
300k miles = 2 X scrap value if it will pass DEQ...

300k miles = 2 X scrap value if it will pass DEQ inspection and has a full tank of gas = $500 :^)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-24-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Dirty Rick
Sync loss can be caused by the MS not receiving...

Sync loss can be caused by the MS not receiving the expected pattern, for whatever reason.

That can be caused by noise. Non-resistor plugs, non-suppression wires, proximity of wiring to igntion...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Dirty Rick
"Look at the front of the cross member." ...

"Look at the front of the cross member."

Under the crank pulley?

Or the core support?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Dirty Rick
84 760 Turbo vacuum stuff

Shouldn't an 84 760 Turbo have a vacuum reservoir on the car side of the check valve that serves the climate control?

It also appears someone has removed the (vacuum controlled) hot water valve,...
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