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Forum: events 04-08-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By mikep
When i was 11-12 i fished at a pond near my house...

When i was 11-12 i fished at a pond near my house until we moved. The local game warden was named bob bagwell. He could sneak up on anybody, and everybody knew him. It was fun watching him at a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By mikep
The monthly virtual meet is tomorrow night...

The monthly virtual meet is tomorrow night (saturday) at 7pm eastern.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=354801
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By mikep
Thereís a place in kannapolis/salisbury nc. Bench...

Thereís a place in kannapolis/salisbury nc. Bench built (?) transmissions or something.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By mikep
If you are looking for old-school shock valving,...

If you are looking for old-school shock valving, switch to bilstein strut inserts and have them revalved. Currently a shop in Mooresville NC is doing them.

For the rear, start fabricating. Rally...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By mikep
5x price for 2x life?

5x price for 2x life?
Forum: events 03-30-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 75,257
Posted By mikep
Updated for this saturday, april 3rd.

Updated for this saturday, april 3rd.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By mikep
240 Fuel Tank Thickness

Ken made a comment somewhere about fuel pump whine with an aftermarket tank.
I needed one, and rock auto listed 3.
Liland Global $132, listed wrong height (all 3 used differing nomenclature)...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By mikep
Look up flywheel explosions in google image...

Look up flywheel explosions in google image search. You wonít race with an iron flywheel after. Especially one that has been carved on. I have lightened a few, but i got lucky and did not rev that...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By mikep
also, think about a possible metal shield close...

also, think about a possible metal shield close to the pipe//turbo/manifold, to keep the radiant heat away from the wires, or maybe bolted to the upper manifold studs?
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By mikep
shew.. *masked hug

shew..
*masked hug
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,449
Posted By mikep
WHERE WILL I PROCURE MY MAC N CHEESE, THEN??? ...

WHERE WILL I PROCURE MY MAC N CHEESE, THEN???
*tear caps
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By mikep
Upper parking lot camping sounds nice and quiet. ...

Upper parking lot camping sounds nice and quiet.


Nobody in this crowd will be affected, luckily (mutually not sure if joking, iím sure)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
Posted By mikep
Where are you? I have saved all the shims i...

Where are you? I have saved all the shims i encountered over the years, and keep them in a tray with compartments. Maybe someone near you has done the same.
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,449
Posted By mikep
same. (although I didn't know youse guys...

same.

(although I didn't know youse guys when I did it)
Forum: events 03-22-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By mikep
edited title (date), stuck thread.

edited title (date), stuck thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By mikep
More than a swallow can carry.

More than a swallow can carry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,416
Posted By mikep
I bought a kit from rockauto, can't remember if...

I bought a kit from rockauto, can't remember if they had a zf kit.
*ok, I looked. lots of cam kits, but for 92, they sell a zf rack for $191.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,037
Posted By mikep
More duration with a set separation angle = more...

More duration with a set separation angle = more overlap.
Closer (lower number) separation angle with a set duration = more overlap.
Overlap rules for high rpm scavenging/intake cylinder filling,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,037
Posted By mikep
No, you use lobe separation angle and the...

No, you use lobe separation angle and the opening/closing events of the exh/in valves to get overlap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,943
Posted By mikep
Are we talking baseball out, or pet that **** on...

Are we talking baseball out, or pet that **** on the rug out?
How many fingers that look like parking meters am I holding up?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,912
Posted By mikep
adjustable ...

adjustable
https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productdetails.asp?RecID=2943

30 psi
https://www.autometer.com/pressure-switch-30-psi.html

15 psi...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By mikep
What were your lash numbers after?

What were your lash numbers after?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,912
Posted By mikep
I would (and possibly will) use an air regulator...

I would (and possibly will) use an air regulator into a T fitting with gauge and oil light switch to test a few.
Forum: events 03-13-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,999
Posted By mikep
I only need left side springs. Hook me up?

I only need left side springs. Hook me up?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,508
Posted By mikep
No. Bleeders up is what matters, unless a caliper...

No. Bleeders up is what matters, unless a caliper also has staggered piston sizes.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,912
Posted By mikep
Thatís nice.

Thatís nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,912
Posted By mikep
Maybe I should make these and sell them for half...

Maybe I should make these and sell them for half price.
https://www.hawksmotorsports.com/gm-gen-v-lt-road-race-oil-pan-baffle-use-w-302-20/
...
Forum: events 03-12-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By mikep
That's a tough call. the 2019 price hike kept me...

That's a tough call. the 2019 price hike kept me away, and although I had my second shot, most of the people who I like hanging out with probably haven't.
Forum: events 03-12-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By mikep
I can take some axles to share with everyone,...

I can take some axles to share with everyone, kinda like party favors.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 127,520
Posted By mikep
The material used has almost no variation within...

The material used has almost no variation within the iron alloy family. But when measuring the spring, knowing the coating is important. Powdercoating can add a mm to the wire thickness, most paints...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,744
Posted By mikep
It's mostly covered here, I will add this: When...

It's mostly covered here, I will add this:
When you go stiffer in spring rate (and you will want to), you decrease normal-use ride height variations (a good thing in this case), so you can have the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By mikep
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4Ru8DMW-grY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: events 03-09-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By mikep
<3

<3
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By mikep
well there's yer problem. 3.3 meters is still way...

well there's yer problem. 3.3 meters is still way too much shim.
Forum: events 03-09-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,999
Posted By mikep
I got my second shot, and I am towing a car to...

I got my second shot, and I am towing a car to seattle this summer. Maybe I'll get lucky and join the festivities.
Forum: events 03-06-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 75,257
Posted By mikep
Iíve been on the phone with the credit card...

Iíve been on the phone with the credit card company because someone jacked my numbers.
So iím toast. Next time.
Forum: events 03-06-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 75,257
Posted By mikep
Iíll try to check in after i drop strut cores at...

Iíll try to check in after i drop strut cores at Bneís place.
Forum: events 03-03-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By mikep
yes. No clue, might camp, yadda.

yes. No clue, might camp, yadda.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By mikep
PM reply sent, I went that way last weekend, I'm...

PM reply sent, I went that way last weekend, I'm going again in 2 weeks. I will make a special run for gas money if needed. That would increase the bill for cores to $60. (it's 100 miles from my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By mikep
I have some mid 80s struts i’m not using. If they...

I have some mid 80s struts i’m not using. If they are Bne-approved i can drop them off at his shop, you can pay me $40 for them.
Forum: website & board 02-18-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By mikep
All good info, but ymmv, pihb, yadda. Use...

All good info, but ymmv, pihb, yadda.
Use google for searching, add turbobricks to the search.
Welcome.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,040
Posted By mikep
Yes. Most plug-in electrics are burly. Battery,...

Yes. Most plug-in electrics are burly. Battery, YMMV. My snap-on 1/2" is a beast, even my ryobi 3/8 is not bad. My very old IR pneumatic is much weaker than the fresh one. I have not compared my old...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,665
Posted By mikep
https://yoshifab.com/store/235mm-clutch-and-flywhe...

https://yoshifab.com/store/235mm-clutch-and-flywheel-package.html
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,363
Posted By mikep
Itís a torque thing. HP is torque times speed....

Itís a torque thing. HP is torque times speed. Boost spikes at low speed fo more damage, as well as hard detonating at low/mid speeds.
Forum: showroom 02-14-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By mikep
Beautiful. My first wagon was that color.

Beautiful. My first wagon was that color.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,246
Posted By mikep
They are both important. And i get things mixed...

They are both important. And i get things mixed up all the time. No worries, for sure!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,486
Posted By mikep
Sweeeet. Yeah, that new CNC machine is really...

Sweeeet.
Yeah, that new CNC machine is really something.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,246
Posted By mikep
You are mixing up 2 different things. Forged...

You are mixing up 2 different things.
Forged pistons grow more with heat (compared to cast), so they need more clearance at the top and at the skirt. We only care about the skirt when finishing the...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,783
Posted By mikep
Way cool. I decided to keep the 6 disc changer...

Way cool.
I decided to keep the 6 disc changer in my 03 wrx and add a line level sub amp and a mini (home-brewed) bandpass box. I usually go for sealed, and still might. But I can build a bandpass...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,004
Posted By mikep
I guess there's a reason for this thread and the...

I guess there's a reason for this thread and the "cutting lowering springs" thread having the same number of views.
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