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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
Dialog works best in these sort of cases as a...

Dialog works best in these sort of cases as a question posed, answer back thing. Like this imagined dialog:

Crusty Old Geeza Who Has Built a Couple of Hundred "FUN" 4s: You willing to pull the...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
His static compression is around 11.4 Sounds...

His static compression is around 11.4

Sounds GOOD
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Still are..But that's only 6 oz occasionally--or...

Still are..But that's only 6 oz occasionally--or 2-3 bottles occasionally..Not all the time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Just a thought...Maybe its the fact that water...

Just a thought...Maybe its the fact that water mixes with alky-haul rather than staying all in a big blob in the tank and maybe its the WATER in contact--and especially in contact and sitting that...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
What of it? Its the combination of gear and axle...

What of it? Its the combination of gear and axle that is important...

Do the math..gear x axle.

Which do you think has lower revs in 5th at X MPH?
3,7 gear and 0,8?
Or 4.63 and 0,63?
Quick!...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
Again your immaturity, and unbelievable sheer...

Again your immaturity, and unbelievable sheer stupidity makes you unable to even begin to adress the issues... You were asked questions..They were posed to help you down a pathway, logically leading...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
I didn't ask for you to regurgitate other guys...

I didn't ask for you to regurgitate other guys chatting about what other guys chatted about what they read in a fan-zine......You said "they change the material" which is why we few adults here are...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
Very interesting...now you know about cast iron? ...

Very interesting...now you know about cast iron?

Where'd you learn that? Link!

It couldn't possibly be a combination of a better wrist pin locations and longer rods and the resultant reduced...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
You're weak everywhere...here is just an...

You're weak everywhere...here is just an example--you say call John V and he'll talk 3 hours to make a 5 minute point... weak

From this side it seems "My gawd what a f***ing ret***, that little...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
How do you figure "a built bottom end is $8"? ...

How do you figure "a built bottom end is $8"?

I'm doing 2 more right now--just in to find the damn thrust bearings for engine no2---and they're all getting long rods and custom pistons and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 944
You're being fed utter non-sense at its usual...

You're being fed utter non-sense at its usual high-level.
For a given fuel--pump gas in this case---torque is pretty much a function of engine volume and dynamic compression ratio.
A relatively...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 621
OK but I'm in engine build mode for "warmed up...

OK but I'm in engine build mode for "warmed up B230 No2 today--filing rings...oh boy---and No3 tomorrow and i have to crate a YBB Frod Crossways engine tomorrow and ship it away--going in a Mk1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
5000...

5000...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 621
Why ask? Just do it.

Why ask? Just do it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,899
I wouldn't.. Ever hear of the little fact that...

I wouldn't..
Ever hear of the little fact that diesels with those Ricardo design heads don't have a combustion chamber ? Can you say "hydraulic-ing"

The tiniest bit of fluid of any sort and its...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Remember that these are never just 2 -way...

Remember that these are never just 2 -way conversations....Some of these answers are for them..
There's BILLIONS and BILLIONS of lurking TB guys out there
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Yep, you "got" the opinions, but do you have the...

Yep, you "got" the opinions, but do you have the knowledge to weigh and interpret those opinions?

But really just asking "guys" opinions? What does that do more than looking at un-knife edged F1...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Water circulates thru the water circuit for the...

Water circulates thru the water circuit for the turbo, too..
Un-need-ed extra wanky sh*t..



Just more junk to fap about
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
You do realize that all cars thermosiphon to some...

You do realize that all cars thermosiphon to some degree dontcha?

And that literally 10s of nillions of Volvos survived just fine and drove bazillions of miles and KMs and versts and whatever...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
You don't have some cheezoid electronic calipers?...

You don't have some cheezoid electronic calipers? measure the bolt..Is it 12mm or 1/2" aka 12,7mm? Find hardware store, buy bolt..Nothing special of interesting about the bolt..

The sleeve on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,397
Blah blah...Go for it..Its a veritable...

Blah blah...Go for it..Its a veritable tornado..Tape/close off the gaps around the shroud..
The propellers on the pulley are annoying..you can hear them when car is approaching long before the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
the 7-15 seconds difference between a heated...

the 7-15 seconds difference between a heated sensor and the normal before it heats up will only kill a small amount of pregnant baby gay whales extrapolated over the life of the car..
Location is...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,469
Veeeeeeeeeeeeery interesting , Schmart...:oogle: ...

Veeeeeeeeeeeeery interesting , Schmart...:oogle:

But EVERY progressive piston caliper---and those sizes are common as hell, and perfect--but I've already been banned like 3 times by that guy Mr...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,469
What is the piston size(s) on the calipers?

What is the piston size(s) on the calipers?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Personlly the fixation boys have on motors might...

Personlly the fixation boys have on motors might make more sense if that was the only thing that made a car go, or go quickly.. But as I've said for maybe 40 years, we don't drive/ride motors, we...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Every little bit helps: Truthiness Every little...

Every little bit helps: Truthiness
Every little bit costs money....some little bits may theorectically help, but the "help" may not be measurable, or detectable...The money is delectable, but a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Want to see how important it is? Search Google...

Want to see how important it is? Search Google Images for "F1 crankshaft" and see if you find any knife edged cranks.....
Since Eff Juan is ass-fault I don't pay any attention to it, but I hear...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Kauer, you slander me because you don't know how...

Kauer, you slander me because you don't know how to prime engines with crank mounted oil pumps and then somebody comes along with a way --amongst others-----I can't believe it that you're allowed to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Group A homologation form lists under point 319.h...

Group A homologation form lists under point 319.h the minimum weight of the crankshaft...
For example, the Frod Squierror with a YBB built explicitly built to beat the old B21 240s has a minimum...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
I know it Captain Obvious..I keenly notice extra...

I know it Captain Obvious..I keenly notice extra numbers and even some different ones.

However, as we all know all the hydraulic followers/lifters or whatever you want to call them in Euro cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
https://media.giphy.com/media/Bk2NzCbwFH6sE/source...

https://media.giphy.com/media/Bk2NzCbwFH6sE/source.gif

You'll notice more by doing this.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Oh I love DGMS :urgod::love::x:(M for manual...

Oh I love DGMS :urgod::love::x:(M for manual choke---A for aqua choke but those mean some water plumbing and that's an extra bother)...I did TONS of carb conversions back in 80s and 90s, mostly on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Sorry I was in the middle of fixing some problem...

Sorry I was in the middle of fixing some problem in that other language.. Hell poor poulrais is certainly up there in Quebec swearing all kinds of things like CALISSE!!! tabernak!!! thinking I've...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Do they bounce? ya know bouncie bouncie_?

Do they bounce? ya know bouncie bouncie_?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
utan när dom får lite skit i dom och dom går...

utan när dom får lite skit i dom och dom går stum. Då är det bara lite rengörning med hemska kemikaler och dom blir bättre.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Rebuild them. Super easy.

Rebuild them.
Super easy.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Get a much taller air filter..That super low...

Get a much taller air filter..That super low thing's lid is so close to the top of the carb that it is a restriction even on little 1600-1700 mild engines...irresponsible of them to keep selling...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Torque capacity of the nasty Thunderchicken T5 is...

Torque capacity of the nasty Thunderchicken T5 is a lowly about 240 ft/lbs.. that, coupled with the useless pick up truck granny low means the cost/benefit calc is poor..

get the right thing.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Too many things with that kit too even begin...

Too many things with that kit too even begin without asking what you are really trying to do.


Do you care if you kill performance?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,306
4 would still be better...Go big or go home.

4 would still be better...Go big or go home.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Those Ali-baba Chinesium BC things are...

Those Ali-baba Chinesium BC things are junk..unless you simply want to throw away money for shiny junk..
Revalved Bilsteins would actually work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Yes, if you want a trip down memory lane of a old...

Yes, if you want a trip down memory lane of a old hobbyist..
MOST of his writing is "old wives tales" and he admits himself that he "learned everything" taling with "some guy who did maintenance on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
CÂLISSE!!!!!make clear your dimension for fawks...

CÂLISSE!!!!!make clear your dimension for fawks sake... mils_ MILS!!!! Tabarnak I only have one cup of tea and I have this confusing marde!!!

La bonne facon d'écrire métrique est: 0,205 mm.
La...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Start saving money.

Start saving money.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Yes..

Yes..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
You din't say what engine, how many miles, +T or...

You din't say what engine, how many miles, +T or anything..Try explaining more so the answers can be thoughtful answers and not random chatter.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,053
It could very well be that they don't know what...

It could very well be that they don't know what good is and a fair chance they don't care.
JT Tuning out of Sweden were always quite good..The principle owner took over the business from his dad in...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,422
You should have a second cam arriving here...

You should have a second cam arriving here shortly..Probably smrat to compare numbers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 817
just normal non-snow rally tires..Z-rated and the...

just normal non-snow rally tires..Z-rated and the nastiest sidewalls in the automotive world for the crispest turn in ever...They might be DOT approved.
Even worn out--not 'even", when they're worn...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
yeah but somehow I rate a special TB naughty word...

yeah but somehow I rate a special TB naughty word filter so all you'd see is a buncha ****ing *** and ***** and *** *****...

Never like a thing about steering boxes but I've only driven with OEM 4...
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