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Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-09-2019, 12:18 PM
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Posted By thelostartof
Ha, well that doesn't help, I guess I will be...

Ha, well that doesn't help, I guess I will be setting up time on the dyno after I get someone local who is better at MS tuning and timing tables.

I just failed emissions yesterday for High nox,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-06-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By thelostartof
Timing table change when going to higher CR? F vs FT Pistons

So I have gone from a FT block to a F block so my CR has just bumped from 8.7 to 9.8. Along with this I added a lighly ported 530 with larger intake and exhaust valves.

With this change what kind...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By thelostartof
My efan is mounted almost on the bumper...

My efan is mounted almost on the bumper centerline so direct airflow I doubt is an issue. Nevermind that it covers up less than half of the condenser. I can tell you from experience that I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By thelostartof
Setup the pusher to the AC compressor so when...

Setup the pusher to the AC compressor so when that is on so is the pusher....really simple relay setup and done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By thelostartof
Got the motor up to 190, and then dained out the...

Got the motor up to 190, and then dained out the cheap stuff and put in the $$$. I will get the small sample I took of this stuff checked out and if need be I will change again if there is anything...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By thelostartof
So while talking about 7/9 fans, I drove my MS...

So while talking about 7/9 fans, I drove my MS car around with a 7/9 fan and a 82C thermostat and the coolant temp never made it over 190 with it being 95deg out today. about 10-15 miles of stop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By thelostartof
I had a TB shaft break causing a screw to get...

I had a TB shaft break causing a screw to get sucked in a d chew up a 531 and #3 piston. So I threw some rods in this n/a block to hold me over until I can do an engine properly with rods and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By thelostartof
I am using 15-40 diesel oil for right now, but...

I am using 15-40 diesel oil for right now, but normally I run liqui moly, I very much dislike new oils so I stick to odd stuff vs the off the shelf junk. I used to run 0w40 Euro oil for a few years...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By thelostartof
First oil change after engine re-fresh?

So lets just say that someone put new bearings into a red block along with some new Rods. How many miles after doing this refresh of the shortblock would you go before doing the first oil and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 61,080
Posted By thelostartof
First drive went well, for whatever reason my low...

First drive went well, for whatever reason my low boost setting is now 10psi vs the 8psi before (I am guessing the engine CR and head flow are the cause for this).

Either way AFR's are all kinds...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 61,080
Posted By thelostartof
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/1P0ql6MnasA?controls=0" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 61,080
Posted By thelostartof
Thank you, I appreciate it, it has been a long...

Thank you, I appreciate it, it has been a long time on these forums and I have to say I wouldn't of done near this much without all of the info from others like yourself. I am actually a little...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By thelostartof
How old is the rad? Is the fluid nice and clean...

How old is the rad? Is the fluid nice and clean or is there any rust in the system? Typically the plastic/aluminum rads fail from heat cycles before they get clogged with buildup.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By thelostartof
Just to be sure I am not missing anything this is...

Just to be sure I am not missing anything this is a 93+ turbo car with the already huge rad vs the older models?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By thelostartof
You might be surprised what kind of traffic AZ...

You might be surprised what kind of traffic AZ can get, plus that extra 10degrees we get here is just horrible. And being from LA myself I know all about LA traffic...so glad I left.

At idle...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 61,080
Posted By thelostartof
Latest stream of updates, Somtime inlate 2017 my...

Latest stream of updates, Somtime inlate 2017 my throttle shaft broke and caused the engine to suck up a throttle screw toasting the #3 piston.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By thelostartof
Do they live in AZ? Here in the AZ Summers I have...

Do they live in AZ? Here in the AZ Summers I have had Zero issues with my n/a and turbo 1993+ 940's with the stock E-Fan in traffic with the a/c blasting on 110-120deg days.

Maybe the rest of...
Forum: events 05-24-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 51,487
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so for sure tomorrow 5/25 I am having a work...

Ok so for sure tomorrow 5/25 I am having a work day at my place, trying to get the engine back into the 744 and getting it closer to going together so feel free to stop by for anyone that is bored.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By thelostartof
While it is a restriction it really is not that...

While it is a restriction it really is not that bad, if you still have the stock intake manifold that is just as bad.

If you need some guidance on tuning with the ostrich let me know and I can...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By thelostartof
2/3. I ran my LH 2.4 car with a holset to a...

2/3. I ran my LH 2.4 car with a holset to a 12.01 @ 114mph 1/4 mile time. Custom exhaust and intake manifold, buy still with the AMM there. Get. A 4-3" coupler adapter and bam AMM sits in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
I have a td05-16g from Hahn racecraft here that...

I have a td05-16g from Hahn racecraft here that needs a rebuild....big ugly turbo. I would almost rather do an evo8/9 16g and see how it does.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
Trying to stay away from the small turbine...

Trying to stay away from the small turbine housing td04hl turbos.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By thelostartof
Modern v6 mustangs have 300bhp, sure they weight...

Modern v6 mustangs have 300bhp, sure they weight more but almost anything modern is going to smoke you.

Intercooler there are tons of people here that have swapped in generic eBay units but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
What kind of boost issues? I always liked the...

What kind of boost issues? I always liked the idea of the HX30 on paper but that WG setup doesn't look much worse than the stock T3, it might need a larger hole and puck to help with flow.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
My HY35CW here had a ported WG hole to help with...

My HY35CW here had a ported WG hole to help with the boost control issues along with a larger valve. It worked great until I went to a 3.5" full exhaust where over 5500rpm the boost would blast...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By thelostartof
What are you goals or future plans for the car? ...

What are you goals or future plans for the car? How much HP? how fast in the 1/4 mile?

You just want something a bit more fun? Do a stage zero, up the boost to 10-11psi with an MBC, get an...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
I have been telling people that the HX30 is a...

I have been telling people that the HX30 is a really ideal turbo for most but I think I have yet to find one for a good deal, that might be a good sized turbo for the 850 . . . Where did you find...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
HA, it is a GT2871R, it better be the final...

HA, it is a GT2871R, it better be the final turbo. My 744 is getting a GT3582R so that one also is getting its final turbo.

Harry while I will have a spare HY35CW soon once I swap the GT onto...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
Thanks, my thing is that I am trying to get away...

Thanks, my thing is that I am trying to get away from the td04hl series turbos, more exhuast flow on these engines help pick up a ton of hp up top and that is what I am looking for.

I have a spare...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By thelostartof
Turbo Options for 850 (Question)

Ok, so here is the deal, the 855T is the wifes DD, currently the car has a 15g that was rebuilt a few years ago but because of the turbo whine and smoke at idle I am starting to think this turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By thelostartof
That was my favorite fix back in the day.

That was my favorite fix back in the day.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By thelostartof
No need to swap in the larger AMM with the 15g. ...

No need to swap in the larger AMM with the 15g. Just get a set of chips to remove the fuel cut if you plan on running more than 13psi on it and you are good. Fueling wise you can go up to 38-40lb...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By thelostartof
two 90's and a 22 to do it properly, otherwise...

two 90's and a 22 to do it properly, otherwise you could make it with two 45's but a flex pipe helps.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,143
Posted By thelostartof
Ha,. Exhaust first, worth easy 20-30whp gain. ...

Ha,. Exhaust first, worth easy 20-30whp gain. An intake depending on the design can net near the same gain. All they do is help the engine breathe better which can open up all areas of the power...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,143
Posted By thelostartof
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=27228...

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=272289

Last time the engine was together it looked like this
http://thelostartof.net/rps20160129_220022_297.jpg

Go to the end post and work your...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,143
Posted By thelostartof
I did 12.0@112.5mph on LH 2.4 on a stock block...

I did 12.0@112.5mph on LH 2.4 on a stock block and stock head. Race weight for my car was 3250. That was with an aw71 shifting right around 6900rpm.

For sure it can be done, you just need...
Forum: events 03-20-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 51,487
Posted By thelostartof
Ok because it makes no sense that we didn't have...

Ok because it makes no sense that we didn't have any big meets when the weather was great so let's start having some now.

Either way this Saturday and Sunday I have a ton of car stuff I need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By thelostartof
Recommendations for hydraulic T5 TO bearing?

So let's say that someone was tired of the clutch fork headache of a t5 and wanted to go with a hydraulic TO bearing setup. Has anyone run one or have recommendations for a good unit to run?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By thelostartof
These are a dime a dozen, find a used one. I...

These are a dime a dozen, find a used one. I have never seen one fail like that. What hit it?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By thelostartof
+12 to this, make your own and if you have issues...

+12 to this, make your own and if you have issues then see about going someplace else for something better

http://thelostartof.net/rps20190306_052120_933.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By thelostartof
https://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp This...

https://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp

This should give you an idea on tire sizes and offset.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By thelostartof
Do **** right http://www.motorsport-tech.com

Do **** right

http://www.motorsport-tech.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By thelostartof
Bypass of the Neutral Safety Switch you can run a...

Bypass of the Neutral Safety Switch you can run a wire from there to the starters small post when your NSS fails.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By thelostartof
What is the ECU part number? I can make you a...

What is the ECU part number? I can make you a stock chip for it or my base set of chips for the stock sized AMM.....PM me we can talk details.

Otherwise have you checked the ECT and pressurized...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By thelostartof
I haven't driven the car at more than 7-8psi, the...

I haven't driven the car at more than 7-8psi, the owner recently turned the boost up to 12-13psi and said it pulls harder than his 16t did at 15/16psi. The car is an m46 car with I think an rsi...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By thelostartof
Nice install, I did this on my car to keep the...

Nice install, I did this on my car to keep the oem filter. yes it is faily loud but being that I have a full 3.5" exhaust on the car I have other noise issues.

http://thelostartof.net/B044_3733.JPG
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By thelostartof
I put a k24 on a locals 1992 745t. What info...

I put a k24 on a locals 1992 745t. What info did you want about it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By thelostartof
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=24661...

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=246617

I have one of these valves in my 744t, 944 and 945t and I have had zero failures in 10+ years and that is in 110+deg AZ heat.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By thelostartof
Rex/Regina was from 1989-1995 on NA federal...

Rex/Regina was from 1989-1995 on NA federal emissions 7/9 series. This doesn't mean sold in one of the 49 States but built for sale for these states. I have owned a few Regina n/a cars.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-09-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By thelostartof
Do the basic bolt ons and see how far you can go...

Do the basic bolt ons and see how far you can go with LH, once you start having issues go MS.

Or go MS now when it is stock and everything works so you can learn to tune and you know it all works....
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