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Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,973
Posted By Chewy
Jelly - where'd you get the T9 trans?

Jelly - where'd you get the T9 trans?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,585
Posted By Chewy
Loving this thread.... Why has no one...

Loving this thread....

Why has no one mentioned the rotary 3.5psi fuel pump that EVERYONE runs on VW's?

https://www.cbperformance.com/product-p/3193.htm

Have this in my Porsche 914 with Dual...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 50,137
Posted By Chewy
ooof. Did the bushing spin in the housing??

ooof.

Did the bushing spin in the housing??
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 50,137
Posted By Chewy
Can attest to my awesomeness LOL. jk I...

Can attest to my awesomeness LOL. jk

I dropped in and saw what chris did and I was stoked. The thing RIPS and he has totally kept the vibe I had in mind, and made it his own.

Keep up the good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Leaning toward electrical pump myself. Made...

Leaning toward electrical pump myself.

Made some progress on some ancillary items.

The Redline weber B20 looks like it was cast by a 4 year old. None of the mounting flanges are flat where...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,045
Posted By Chewy
I bet the slip joke is part of the issue. I...

I bet the slip joke is part of the issue. I remember with the yoshifab adapter plate and one piece driveshaft, the slip yoke wasnt super deeply engaged into the trans. It was also used so it had some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
I'm stoked. Looking for ways to test run it on...

I'm stoked. Looking for ways to test run it on the ground before jamming it back in the car. (and I want to mask and spray the engine bay lol)

Debating on electric fuel pump, or throw a mechanical...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
You guys rock. Opened the cometic gasket...

You guys rock.

Opened the cometic gasket with a dremel and file to match an Elring B20B headgasket I had sitting around.

Not a ton different.
http://i.imgur.com/kpcQ9VPl.jpg


Dropped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Those of you who have gone the SBC lifter / Isky...

Those of you who have gone the SBC lifter / Isky Pushrod...

The pushrod is roughly 30% larger OD. To the pushrod passages in the head need to be drilled out to afford the same clearances?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
http://i.imgur.com/NR4bhTil.jpg Ok - I plan...

http://i.imgur.com/NR4bhTil.jpg

Ok - I plan to open up the coolant holes in the HG to match. Will try widening them with a die grinder and a cone bit or a dremel.

Wish me luck :P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
head gasket appears to be symmetrical (the...

head gasket appears to be symmetrical (the problem would just move to the other side)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
not to be dense, but what's the best way to open...

not to be dense, but what's the best way to open them up? tin snips? Drill bit?

Also - Running isky sbc lifters and chromoly pushrods - how much should I open up the pushrod bores in the head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Andrew - another Tbricker was selling them too...

Andrew - another Tbricker was selling them too and listed PN's...

ARP stuff toward the bottom.
http://i.imgur.com/Sec6xqAl.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
I've read of people spraying copper gasket spray...

I've read of people spraying copper gasket spray on headgaskets - I dont think I should need to do this on a Cometic MLS right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Interesting. That makes some sense, but it was...

Interesting. That makes some sense, but it was 10pm and I hadn't thought through that yet.

So - Run it?

Anyway to know which way is up? it appears symmetrical




ARP studs - they are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
alright - holy thread revival batman! Found...

alright - holy thread revival batman!

Found a combo of deckheight that worked. ~.010 outta the hole, and a .045' cometic HG for a B20F head.

Got the cam, installed, lifters in, dizzy drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Chewy
Thanks!!!

Thanks!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Chewy
B20 Oil Pan Bolt Size?

are these 5/16 or 3/8 Thread?

Left it at home and wanted to replace with some nice stainless or just replacement flange bolts.

Pre-metric size....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,229
Posted By Chewy
From what I've gathered, .030-.035 is the tight...

From what I've gathered, .030-.035 is the tight squish band you're looking for for an N/A motor.
If you want to play the tight tolerance game, get a cometic HG - they make them in a few KNOWN crush...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,810
Posted By Chewy
Straight 30w is what I was told...

Straight 30w is what I was told...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,810
Posted By Chewy
Nice. Lucas Oil is in my city... maybe I'll...

Nice. Lucas Oil is in my city... maybe I'll cruise by and get some of that.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,810
Posted By Chewy
Eric at Hi Performance Auto suggested to me to...

Eric at Hi Performance Auto suggested to me to run Valvoline VR1 racing oil. High in zinc/zddp. 8+ a quart, but for a car that wont see many miles a year, I'm ok with it
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,318
Posted By Chewy
Whaaaaa? Only if your carbs are super poorly...

Whaaaaa?

Only if your carbs are super poorly jetted and dumping **** tons of fuel that is getting past the rings.

Step 1: jet properly, verify with WB02.

I'm working on my B20B-> F head...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,704
Posted By Chewy
about an inch more than if you redrilled....

about an inch more than if you redrilled....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,276
Posted By Chewy
how inexpensive are they....? cheaper if we buy 2...

how inexpensive are they....? cheaper if we buy 2 sets? :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,933
Posted By Chewy
correct... need 3-6 psi

correct... need 3-6 psi
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,933
Posted By Chewy
B21 is OHC.... http://www.kgtrimning.com/ ...

B21 is OHC....

http://www.kgtrimning.com/
Has OHC manifolds for Weber/Dellorto. Find some Jenvey ITB's and off you go...

http://www.kgtrimning.com/IR232.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,194
Posted By Chewy
+T will be a pain..... It's not an engine...

+T will be a pain.....

It's not an engine swap that was refereed by BAR, nor is it going to match the factory stickers for emissions controls....

Hmm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Call it confirmation bias but I really like this...

Call it confirmation bias but I really like this answer.

No piston trimming, and hopefully can exchange my headgasket for the .045 one.... (or anyone need a 90mm x .030"?)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Measuring along the crank centerline (you'll see...

Measuring along the crank centerline (you'll see when the pics load). Call it front to rear

I have a feeling despite a nice mitutoyo depth micrometer, we're not having measurement repeat-ability,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Hey Gary, Edited the post - one piston is...

Hey Gary,

Edited the post - one piston is ~.004 lower than the others. It would have LESS squish -

The weird thing was when me moved R1/P1 to Cylinder 4, we didnt get any side to side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
BACK FROM THE DEAD.... Life got in the way,...

BACK FROM THE DEAD....

Life got in the way, but I'm back now.

Got the block decked .035", and either they were quite heavy handed, or my math was wrong.

I went from having pistons in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,029
Posted By Chewy
Interesting.... Is this for European Octane...

Interesting....

Is this for European Octane Ratings vs USA? (RON vs R+M / 2)
http://i.imgur.com/A77rHe1.png
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,029
Posted By Chewy
I reached out to MISAB (who write very good...

I reached out to MISAB (who write very good english btw), and they're retooling that manifold, and wont be able to ship for some time.

Looks like the mangoletsi is good bang for the buck -...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,029
Posted By Chewy
a picture is worth a thousand words. Seems...

a picture is worth a thousand words.
Seems each manifold has some idiosyncrasies to deal with.

I'm leaning toward the mangoletsi for cost and it appears a bit taller than the redline one.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,029
Posted By Chewy
Hi Matt, I guess it depends on the cam and...

Hi Matt,

I guess it depends on the cam and other engine mods.

My motor is using a B20F head, decked into E head range (10-10.5:1), D Cam, double valve springs, etc.

Doing some minor porting...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,029
Posted By Chewy
I havent found measurements for any of these yet,...

I havent found measurements for any of these yet, sounds like you've handled them before. TWM's are longer/Taller?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,029
Posted By Chewy
Best 2xDCOE manifold for B20?

Looking for a dual weber manifold for my B20 rebuild. Plenty of choices

Anyone used a mangoletsi?
Pro: Affordable
Con: I worry about interference with header at head. They have a big cast brace...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Goodness gracious great thread revival!!! ...

Goodness gracious great thread revival!!!

Making some forward progress again.

Got the reworked rods back from the shop. New small end bushings from HiPerformanceAuto, honed to a perfect fit. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Bump What's the best plan? use the B head? B...

Bump

What's the best plan? use the B head? B head with upsized F intake valves? or find an E or F head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Well ****. B20F head i procured is junk :( ...

Well ****.

B20F head i procured is junk :(
The shop skimmed .050 off it (on their way to 0.080) to see if the repaired crack was an issue. Apparently it is cracked all the way through under the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,833
Posted By Chewy
or PO box in a non-smog county (after it passes...

or PO box in a non-smog county (after it passes once)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
LOL... you buy em, I'll fly em. I'm pretty...

LOL... you buy em, I'll fly em.

I'm pretty much out of money for this build lol. Dropping head off to get redone too...

and once I get legit length rods, I still need to get the deck surfaced.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,323
Posted By Chewy
Swapped rods around... still an .005 difference,...

Swapped rods around... still an .005 difference, but for sure the rod is the problem. Going to have them reworked to see if they can be evened out.

Other progress while waiting on machining or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
So I followed HiPerfAuto's suggestion and...

So I followed HiPerfAuto's suggestion and remocked it up with rods jumbled to measure deck.

Still have an .005 disparity (and it followed the suspected short rod), but 2 of the rods ended up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
ooh good point. I have not swapped rods between...

ooh good point. I have not swapped rods between holes yet. Will try!

Thanks Ian
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
right, so I may end up in the same, or worse...

right, so I may end up in the same, or worse shape than I am now with Deck height differences?

if this is SOP, how do most people deal with reworked rods being different length?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
Definitely food for thought. The rods are nice...

Definitely food for thought. The rods are nice and tight, and the bushings look/feel good.

So if a shop sizes the rods, will that ensure they all end up same length? (or closer?)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
I do appear to have the fat chunky 69+ B20 rods. ...

I do appear to have the fat chunky 69+ B20 rods.

What are the odds that the spares I buy will be within my range as well?

any concern for swapping rods (numbered) to different journals?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 28,299
Posted By Chewy
We just swapped pistons between rods to ID the...

We just swapped pistons between rods to ID the cause.

Crank was only polished, still STD size
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