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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By VB242
Needs more tire and G80 locker, but sounds great.

Needs more tire and G80 locker, but sounds great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,413
Posted By VB242
Just say no to hushers

Just say no to hushers
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,042
Posted By VB242
Where do they eat lunch when in NY?

Where do they eat lunch when in NY?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-13-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By VB242
Update, I set the bias resistor setting to 2490...

Update, I set the bias resistor setting to 2490 not 2.490 perhaps I saw 2,490 on that field. Anyway the gauge in tuner studio started working again, I didn't get much log time to see if there was any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By VB242
I don't think this is as necessary with ceramic...

I don't think this is as necessary with ceramic based pads, definitely organic and semi metallic pads require a baking in process. The pads are designed like this and you need to get them as hot as...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,042
Posted By VB242
Why curse yourself with a difficult to maintain...

Why curse yourself with a difficult to maintain whiteblock, you have to take the cams out to take off the valve cover don't you? Maybe I'm mistaken, I've never touched one with a wrench.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,042
Posted By VB242
B21 bore is a little better for boost, less time...

B21 bore is a little better for boost, less time for flame front to reach the edge, or so I've been told, I'm no expert.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-10-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By VB242
Again I checked for a resistance reading and got...

Again I checked for a resistance reading and got normal values at the pins on the amp seal connector. I test drove it and datalogged it and only had 180F max and min for the whole trip. On the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 924
Posted By VB242
Why does everyone think batch fire is so bad? I...

Why does everyone think batch fire is so bad? I think it gives the fuel a little more time to vaporize, but I'm no expert.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,166
Posted By VB242
Static compression limits your dynamic...

Static compression limits your dynamic compression under boost. There's a limit to how much you can raise the pressure in the combustion chamber before detonation happens regardless of timing. See...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-09-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By VB242
I don't have a simulator since microsquirt is put...

I don't have a simulator since microsquirt is put together sealed. I will recheck the pin in the amp seal connector, maybe it's making enough contact to pass voltage for the vom but not enough...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-09-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By VB242
Coolant temperature sensor issues

I've been fighting some crazy clt readings. First they were super sketchy, spikes to 240F all the way to -26F. I changed out the parts store sensor with a Bosch (lh2.2 blue that grounds through 1...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 924
Posted By VB242
There's 6spd adapters in group buy, but not sure...

There's 6spd adapters in group buy, but not sure if enough torques to utilize it, you'd have to see how the ratios work with your 3rd member.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,166
Posted By VB242
Lol pull timing, I run microsquirt sans knock...

Lol pull timing, I run microsquirt sans knock sensors. It's been a joy since I've lowered the compression back to 8.5-1. I tried tight squish, I got tired of changing head gaskets, the head got so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,373
Posted By VB242
Bad wires, cracked/dirty cap?

Bad wires, cracked/dirty cap?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By VB242
I thought the reds were ceramic based more for...

I thought the reds were ceramic based more for daily driving and occasional sport user and the yellows were for more high temp operation?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,166
Posted By VB242
Mine is 8.5-1 I don't suffer any of those...

Mine is 8.5-1 I don't suffer any of those characteristics. Have you driven an 8.5-1 car to know what your talking about or just repeating what you've read on the all knowing internets?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By VB242
Bad ecu

Bad ecu
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,905
Posted By VB242
I made 215 hp 230ftlbs of torque to the wheels...

I made 215 hp 230ftlbs of torque to the wheels with stock lh2.2, China Bay 20g ($300),reman brown top injectors ($200) and 3" exhaust (~$100- made it myself.)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By VB242
Radio suppression relay and the grounds near the...

Radio suppression relay and the grounds near the left headlight
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By VB242
If you're intent on keeping k-jet, these people...

If you're intent on keeping k-jet, these people have a solution, though a bit pricey.

https://unwiredtools.com/utcis.asp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By VB242
I've been using Peak fleet charge, it's a pretty...

I've been using Peak fleet charge, it's a pretty pink and I get it delivered to the shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By VB242
Does the turbo have a cbv built in? If it's a...

Does the turbo have a cbv built in? If it's a Garrett it won't and it will have an external recirculation valve, called a pierburg valve which would attach to the this hole.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By VB242
I just replaced a parts store sensor with a Bosch...

I just replaced a parts store sensor with a Bosch one, it was giving all kinds of crazy readings. FCP Euro sells the Bosch new for cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By VB242
Check the cam/crank timing sounds like it might a...

Check the cam/crank timing sounds like it might a tooth off
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By VB242
I agree that some of the msextra documentation...

I agree that some of the msextra documentation leaves a little to be desired for some of the settings. I'm still figuring out PID, for the idle settings, am scared of hooking up boost control until I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,981
Posted By VB242
What order do you have the plug wires plugged...

What order do you have the plug wires plugged into the distributor cap? head mount is 4312 left to right ( I think) block mount is 1342
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By VB242
The guy with the super nice 240Z at autocross put...

The guy with the super nice 240Z at autocross put the Saturn/torrent one with the kit on his car. Said he has it set at 1/4 and it's plenty of assist.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-30-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By VB242
Where's your maf? My hks ssqv venting to...

Where's your maf? My hks ssqv venting to atmosphere made the car run rich momentarily due to the turbo still pulling air through the maf and it not making it all the way to the engine. This made some...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By VB242
It's been over a year since I microsquirted my...

It's been over a year since I microsquirted my 242, I'm finally getting it almost right. It really needs to get on the dyno to get the most out of the advance table. It's been fun, frustrating, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By VB242
What's not clear? 2.2 grounds through one of the...

What's not clear? 2.2 grounds through one of the wires and 2.4 grounds through the sender base.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By VB242
Here's the answer 2.2 vs 2.4 cts ...

Here's the answer 2.2 vs 2.4 cts
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=164135
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By VB242
I've had good experience with ebc red stuff pads...

I've had good experience with ebc red stuff pads on the 242 and my Toyota. I just bought some pagid pads from FCP for $20 to try out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By VB242
The fuel pumps only run with a signal from the...

The fuel pumps only run with a signal from the hall sensor, you can bench test the sensor by pulling the distributor and spinning by hand just pull the power wire to the coil first or hold the coil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By VB242
I've heard of the FPR leaking through and sending...

I've heard of the FPR leaking through and sending full pressure stream of gas through the vacuum hose
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 541
Posted By VB242
Both the airtex pumps I got from the parts store...

Both the airtex pumps I got from the parts store ran in reverse until I reversed the leads.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-29-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By VB242
Run a single coil distributor?

Run a single coil distributor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By VB242
Op says tlao chips in first post, other quick...

Op says tlao chips in first post, other quick check is for fuel in the FPR vacuum hose. No I don't know which pins on 2.4 but volvowiringdiagrams.com should.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By VB242
Coolant temp sender or it's wiring, you can start...

Coolant temp sender or it's wiring, you can start by checking resistance at the ECU plug.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By VB242
Raise the rear with spacers and you have a rally...

Raise the rear with spacers and you have a rally wagon
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By VB242
I did break a piston on a skinny rod motor...

I did break a piston on a skinny rod motor at14-15 psi with stock lh2.2 stuff, you'll be fine at 10psi but it's never enough, a little taste of boost is like crack and heroin and cigarettes all...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By VB242
It's that easy.

It's that easy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By VB242
Maybe you want this?...

Maybe you want this?...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,905
Posted By VB242
I used to drift my mom's Datsun 810 Maxima when I...

I used to drift my mom's Datsun 810 Maxima when I was 16 (1983) until I looped it into a mailbox with my younger sister and her boyfriend in the back seat. 2.4l I-6+ 4spd manual. Now I want the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-26-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By VB242
Slaabs boost controller with microsquirt?

So I got a free slaab boost control valve off a 9000 from the PNP today, will a microsquirt control this directly or do I need resistors etc to make it work? It seems a little better made than the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-25-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By VB242
Just get a "hearing protection required" sign and...

Just get a "hearing protection required" sign and display prominently on your car.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By VB242
I got this first hand from focus st owners.

I got this first hand from focus st owners.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By VB242
The focus st uses the brakes to simulate limited...

The focus st uses the brakes to simulate limited slip, not so good for autocross/track as it can overheat the brakes. Do the Volvo's operate the same way?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By VB242
Why not a water to oil cooler? Just curious

Why not a water to oil cooler? Just curious
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By VB242
If you're brave <iframe width="560"...

If you're brave

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You should probably...
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