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Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By mikep
Carbs need tuning too, unless you get extremely...

Carbs need tuning too, unless you get extremely lucky.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By mikep
Early m46 has a better 1st. I had 3.73 and...

Early m46 has a better 1st.

I had 3.73 and m47. 1st was ridiculous.
Forum: events 01-11-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
Since Kenny hasn't answered, I will. You are...

Since Kenny hasn't answered, I will. You are welcome to try that link, and if it fails, start another thread for a different day (third sat?) and go for it with whatever platform you want.
When...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By mikep
That base circle is small, for sure. What you...

That base circle is small, for sure.
What you are looking for is a lift graph. If you plot the lift at short duration intervals, you see a shape.

Search for "cam lift graph" in google, then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,303
Posted By mikep
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By mikep
Sedan? Slow240 Aaron has a complete set of locks...

Sedan? Slow240 Aaron has a complete set of locks and keys for sale.
Forum: showroom 01-04-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,401
Posted By mikep
It's more likely the noise cancellation. It...

It's more likely the noise cancellation.
It took me a while to remember where I saw this.
https://www.installer.com/tech/index.php?page=aiming
Forum: events 01-03-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
Yep, zoom was good. I was at aaronís house...

Yep, zoom was good. I was at aaronís house (slow240) and john (vb242) was there. Sorry i had to get on the road. Good seeing kenny and swedbrick again.
Forum: events 01-01-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
I will be on the road. Iíll see if we can phone...

I will be on the road. Iíll see if we can phone in, stacey can hold it for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By mikep
278 sounds like gross (almost zero lift)...

278 sounds like gross (almost zero lift) duration. That calculator needs duration from .050Ē to .050Ē lift.
Forum: events 12-28-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
Oh, and Stacey will be here, so you can all meet...

Oh, and Stacey will be here, so you can all meet her. Which might break us up (me and stacey, and/or me and TBOT)
Forum: events 12-28-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
I can do zoom. Unlike meet, it doesn't stay on...

I can do zoom. Unlike meet, it doesn't stay on the loudest person who left the microphone on (and jump around when all are on). I think it also stays on the person who is hosting, while showing...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By mikep
Can you install a gauge to check pressure?

Can you install a gauge to check pressure?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By mikep
You can get a cheap line-repair kit with 3/8"...

You can get a cheap line-repair kit with 3/8" steel lines....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By mikep
The filter is metal, with female threads and an...

The filter is metal, with female threads and an o-ring groove on each end. It will NOT allow water through.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By mikep
Iím running a GM efi filter. 25164003 i think....

Iím running a GM efi filter.
25164003 i think. The machine shop made the o-ring ends for me.
AN style...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By mikep
https://www.yesterdaystractors.com/store/parts/pic...

https://www.yesterdaystractors.com/store/parts/pics/wm_61782C91.png
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By mikep
Are you running late calipers with 2 bolts, or...

Are you running late calipers with 2 bolts, or the caliper with a fixed top pin on the bracket?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,666
Posted By mikep
As metal passes the magnet, it induces current,...

As metal passes the magnet, it induces current, causing a spike. A hole causes an inverse (negative) current/voltage.
Just like an ignition coil will fire when wired backwards, it will fire the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,730
Posted By mikep
Hi Pat! I don't wander in here much, but this is...

Hi Pat! I don't wander in here much, but this is a good thread. I had an 83 RX7, and always thought it needed a normal engine. I like RX2 the best, though.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By mikep
Cylinder numbering goes on the exhaust side.

Cylinder numbering goes on the exhaust side.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By mikep
My local machine shop has a big belt sander, with...

My local machine shop has a big belt sander, with various grit belts. See if they will use a fine belt and some soap or whatever they use to surface aluminum heads, and run it on the belt.
Forum: events 12-10-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,583
Posted By mikep
*sad tentacle noises

*sad tentacle noises
Forum: events 12-08-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,583
Posted By mikep
Some stuff has come up, it is doubtful I can make...

Some stuff has come up, it is doubtful I can make it.
Forum: events 12-06-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
Yes, it was fun. Good meeting you both.

Yes, it was fun. Good meeting you both.
Forum: events 12-05-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
Itís a big semi-international crowd tonight.

Itís a big semi-international crowd tonight.
Forum: events 12-03-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
2 days.

2 days.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,987
Posted By mikep
Where do you live? Do you have a car already,...

Where do you live?
Do you have a car already, or have one in mind?
Most machinists here do not assemble engines at the machine shop, but some do engine builds at home. Many have preferred engines,...
Forum: events 11-26-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,583
Posted By mikep
Since itís about halfway, do you want me to edit...

Since itís about halfway, do you want me to edit it to DC/Richmond?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,462
Posted By mikep
For those of you following along at home: ...

For those of you following along at home:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storrow_Drive
Forum: events 11-22-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,583
Posted By mikep
YES. *tentaclecaps

YES.
*tentaclecaps
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,462
Posted By mikep
I think he's all set, then. Are we all set? I'm...

I think he's all set, then. Are we all set? I'm all set.
Watch out for that one guy, though. He's storrowed again.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,462
Posted By mikep
What is wrong with you guys? It can't run all the...

What is wrong with you guys? It can't run all the time? Says who? If you aren't interested in his idea, stay out. One person added anything constructive.
I have done this, as an over-ride for a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By mikep
When i had the 1988 245, i tried A, B, and V. ...

When i had the 1988 245, i tried A, B, and V.
I liked the A cam best.
In the 1983 with B23 (10:1) and ms1, K cam.
In newer cars, VX.
It all depends. Try a cam. Mess with it. You wonít see a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,905
Posted By mikep
Very cool. Yep. Very nice. And the after...

Very cool.


Yep. Very nice. And the after pic has a lot of changes from the first pic on the dyno.



Did you notice it is in a Dodge Dakota?
It takes a long time to get all the details...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
No way would a modern 240 need more than 200#. ...

No way would a modern 240 need more than 200#.


In compression yes, in rebound no.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,803
Posted By mikep
Is it OT time for this? With Pole?

Is it OT time for this? With Pole?
Forum: events 11-09-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
If needed we can start it at 4:20...bruh..

If needed we can start it at 4:20...bruh..
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,803
Posted By mikep
ITS LEGOOOOO BLOCKS, INFIDEL!!!! ...

ITS LEGOOOOO BLOCKS, INFIDEL!!!!

/aspergercaps
Forum: events 11-08-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,098
Posted By mikep
You were doing ok. I knocked back 3 in a hurry,...

You were doing ok. I knocked back 3 in a hurry, then remembered I had one with the bike shop owner before leaving. oops.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,561
Posted By mikep
For searching: use google, with "turbobricks"...

For searching: use google, with "turbobricks" added to the search terms.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,803
Posted By mikep
but..do those pieces bolt on?

but..do those pieces bolt on?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,905
Posted By mikep
My first thought was a lenco or a powerglide.

My first thought was a lenco or a powerglide.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By mikep
Once again, I agree. Richmond is a quality...

Once again, I agree. Richmond is a quality product.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By mikep
Same. They held up in towing applications.

Same. They held up in towing applications.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,409
Posted By mikep
In a 240 with soft springs, yes. More...

In a 240 with soft springs, yes. More articulation.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,409
Posted By mikep
That is my experience with all other open boxes....

That is my experience with all other open boxes. Plate them if you want, you can always go back to stock arms.
I might do a test of how much they twist sometime. I need to finish other stuff first.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By mikep
I have had very good results from all yukon...

I have had very good results from all yukon products, but have not endurance raced their gears.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,789
Posted By mikep
If by "all messed up" you mean somewhat stiffer,...

If by "all messed up" you mean somewhat stiffer, yes. But stock volvo springs are less than half the rate they should have been in my opinion. Any plush 3000 lb car today has 150# springs. His...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,433
Posted By mikep
I'll have to disagree with the idea that you can...

I'll have to disagree with the idea that you can tune away hydrocarbons. I can smell any vehicle with no cat. I worked for Datsun in the late 70s and early 80s, and we had cars with and without. The...
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