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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 07:52 PM
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Posted By klr142
Enjoy!

Enjoy!
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By klr142
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:46 PM
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Posted By klr142
For maximum fun, you want 2+mm off, so maybe...

For maximum fun, you want 2+mm off, so maybe that's an option at some point in the future. Or yes, find a better head to build up.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By klr142
Ah, I went back and looked, I do see the...

Ah, I went back and looked, I do see the corrosion at the fire rings now on 3 and 4 in the picture with both heads next to each other.

I think you're onto something. Shave .060+" off the 398,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,946
Posted By klr142
Thanks Dana! That's Erland's pan, we're running a...

Thanks Dana! That's Erland's pan, we're running a stock one at the moment. During this last race, we did your suggestion of running a little overfilled and the accusump all day. We had one driver...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,114
Posted By klr142
Interesting note on the chamber differences. Good...

Interesting note on the chamber differences. Good to know. We need this documented in more places.

Regarding the corrosion damage, which damage are you concerned about? The areas where there's no...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 100
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Posted By klr142
An action shot of Marc drifting among some...

An action shot of Marc drifting among some competition at the Ridge back in June, while I'm here... More later and I also have posted a few more videos of the race starts this past Saturday and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 08:15 PM
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Posted By klr142
The more pictures, the merrier! Thanks Roy and I...

The more pictures, the merrier! Thanks Roy and I hope you had a good weekend as well!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 07:12 PM
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Posted By klr142
We took first in class for one of the two sprint...

We took first in class for one of the two sprint races that weekend back in June, but didn't participate in the second one in which Randy Pobst was to drive the car because the rear brakes were down...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By klr142
Yes and no. It'll IMPROVE your ride quality over...

Yes and no. It'll IMPROVE your ride quality over larger bumps and reduce your bouncing, BUT, you will still be bottoming out your suspension with regularity and causing the crap ride quality and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,114
Posted By klr142
Oh yes, I forgot to comment on that... Ideally,...

Oh yes, I forgot to comment on that... Ideally, it would be welded up and the seats replaced, or find a different head to use. Thomas Fritz(RIP) sure didn't like them. Check his page.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2020, 02:37 PM
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Posted By klr142
Thanks for doing this! We just don't know if the...

Thanks for doing this! We just don't know if the head's been shaved at all in the past which would reduce the chamber size. Which head is this again? A 398?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,946
Posted By klr142
I agree. :omg: How did you like it? :) ...

I agree.

:omg: How did you like it? :)

I received some pictures from Erland this weekend while we were racing ourselves! We took 3rd in B class both days at Portland International Raceway with...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By klr142
More weight, more complexity, more possibilities...

More weight, more complexity, more possibilities for leaks and failures. But, we're running one as we don't have another solution at this time.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By klr142
My thought above is a bit bogus, there's an air...

My thought above is a bit bogus, there's an air gap there but if we filled up with much oil it might be a problem.

Also, Erland said he's doing an oil pan soon and will take pictures.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By klr142
Erland got back to me regarding the crank...

Erland got back to me regarding the crank balancer/pulley. I must have misunderstood an earlier email as he doesn't use anything special. Just the solid, lightweight aluminum pulleys such as this:...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By klr142
Crazy that there's no marking back there. Lame! ...

Crazy that there's no marking back there. Lame!
Yes, KL cams all have a smaller base circle, so this is not one. If you don't need to put it in the car, you can ship it to Shoestring to have it...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By klr142
What springs? Jeez, how can you suck at...

What springs?

Jeez, how can you suck at helping people set up their suspension so much?! :-P

Seriously though, you can do better!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By klr142
The wheels he's using are 7" wide and yours are...

The wheels he's using are 7" wide and yours are 6", so if he puts the 205/60-15 on a 7", it might still not fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,760
Posted By klr142
Lol, you don’t. You’re just curious “how much...

Lol, you don’t. You’re just curious “how much better”. As are everyone else. When I get around to changing the intake on my car, it won’t be apples to apples anyway, because the throttle body will...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By klr142
What cam did you think it was? It’s not a factory...

What cam did you think it was? It’s not a factory grind, based on the lobes not having the thinner raised portion. Can you take a picture of the back where it’s slotted?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 11:21 AM
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Posted By klr142
They do that on TV shows to create drama, too!...

They do that on TV shows to create drama, too! :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 11:19 AM
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Posted By klr142
Sweet find! Does it run yet? Lol

Sweet find! Does it run yet? Lol
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 02:19 AM
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Posted By klr142
Iíd like to know as well! Iíll ask Erland.

Iíd like to know as well! Iíll ask Erland.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 01:42 AM
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Posted By klr142
Ouch!

Ouch!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,760
Posted By klr142
Well, you're at peak flow for the intake already,...

Well, you're at peak flow for the intake already, but the factory exhaust manifold can support more power than what you're doing already. Sure, a properly designed header should be able to make more...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By klr142
This was on my big valve, RSI 530 head that you...

This was on my big valve, RSI 530 head that you had to open up the valve seats/throats on because they couldn't be bothered to make it work properly with big valves. Or whatever. :roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By klr142
Just popping back in here to confirm that the...

Just popping back in here to confirm that the B230A pistons(at least for the 97/98 octane engines) are the same as(or supersede to the same as) the B230E shallow dished pistons from what I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By klr142
Ouch! Could've been much worse it sounds like. ...

Ouch! Could've been much worse it sounds like.

Yes, but when they're advertised as being one thing and actually are another, that's not cool. I haven't found the paperwork yet that says what I was...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 12:56 PM
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Posted By klr142
ENEM camshaft info and Ian R(IADR)'s compiliation!

Intake lift at TDC is good for comparing to what a lot of aftermarket camshafts suggest, though! So, thank you for that.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,760
Posted By klr142
Ha! I hope so as well!!! An intake manifold is...

Ha! I hope so as well!!! An intake manifold is going to make a larger difference, though!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,380
Posted By klr142
Any update on this? Your camshaft choice...

Any update on this?

Your camshaft choice seems too extreme for me. The duration at 1mm of lift is greater than likely the ENEM C2 and also the R33-264-14 AGAP camshaft that also measures around...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,760
Posted By klr142
Bump. I mean, the small runners may not be...

Bump.

I mean, the small runners may not be restrictive for the amount of flow your engine is puting out, BUT, first the exhaust flow must run into the wall that is the flange for the smaller...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,122
Posted By klr142
Nice. Some torque was definitely gained at low...

Nice. Some torque was definitely gained at low rpm. I wish we knew more about even lower rpm, too.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By klr142
With what else for suspension, LSD, what vehicle...

With what else for suspension, LSD, what vehicle use? Stating that alone is near worthless. Come on, Ben!!! :-P

Does not apply! :-P :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 50
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Posted By klr142
:rockon: Are you suggesting the initial head was...

:rockon: Are you suggesting the initial head was shaved?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,946
Posted By klr142
I just had a thought. We have a hose with a small...

I just had a thought. We have a hose with a small flame trap of sorts at the end of it that goes from the top of the factory breather box to a catch can, but the hose terminates at the bottom of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By klr142
Sounds like a great setup. You won’t know what...

Sounds like a great setup. You won’t know what works for you until you try it! If you want to go to the track, some tracks may want a different swaybar than another.

Again, I would go with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By klr142
Do you already have parts? Regardless of what...

Do you already have parts? Regardless of what head you use, putting pistons in with a smaller dish is a good idea. It means you don’t have to shave the cylinder head as much for higher compression....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By klr142
You are correct. Sorry for the short answer...

You are correct. Sorry for the short answer before, I was short on time and it’s really about personal preference.

Of the combos you listed, I would probably run the 23/21 combo. Your springs...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By klr142
It depends on what you use for your cylinder head...

It depends on what you use for your cylinder head combustion chamber and piston dish volume. What's popular on TB right now are the 54cc head and 8cc piston dish volumes that Shoestring measured,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By klr142
Your spare tire/wheel do not need to match the...

Your spare tire/wheel do not need to match the rest of your tires. Having a close diameter is all you need. 185/65-15(slightly shorter than your new tires) or 195/65-15(basically the same diameter as...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By klr142
That depends.

That depends.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 04:31 PM
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Posted By klr142
I added some massive photos to the above post....

I added some massive photos to the above post. You can probably determine which head is the race car head.

You can also find in my previous link to my car’s build thread that another TB user has...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,122
Posted By klr142
A stock engine is not going to benefit much from...

A stock engine is not going to benefit much from grooves, in my opinion. You likely aren't torque limited by knock and you don't have a noticeably rough idle from an aggressive camshaft. The only...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,122
Posted By klr142
I haven't read any of this thread yet, but you...

I haven't read any of this thread yet, but you can start reading from here in my thread and follow some links if you're curious. It looks like my pictures are down, and I never compiled a conclusion...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,933
Posted By klr142
As most have mentioned, your bottom end, if...

As most have mentioned, your bottom end, if balanced and all happy, should be fine to 8k+. If you had a B230 bottom end and a stock harmonic balancer on the front of it, you are risking things by...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By klr142
Hello. What are you wanting to do? What camshaft...

Hello. What are you wanting to do? What camshaft are you going to use and are you going to get something larger in the future?

There are B230E pistons that have a shallower dish, I am not certain...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,946
Posted By klr142
Does anyone have pictures of a Group A pan? I...

Does anyone have pictures of a Group A pan? I havenít tried searching for any yet. Erland suggested theyíre available but expensive.

Marc just sent me this link to some modified pans:...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,946
Posted By klr142
I was thinking the 0.5L of overfilling was going...

I was thinking the 0.5L of overfilling was going to be an issue, but now that I think about it more, we may have run that successfully in the past. When shutting the engine off we can't check the...
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