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Forum: performance & suspension Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,939
Posted By klr142
Replace it with one that has a white band around...

Replace it with one that has a white band around the wiring, as those have been replaced at least once before. The originals have the yellow band around the wiring and are likely all junk by now....
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,339
Posted By klr142
Nice! How do they feel? And, didn't you have...

Nice! How do they feel? And, didn't you have one/both of your old seats rebuilt?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-12-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,939
Posted By klr142
Nice!!! That's definitely not what was on...

Nice!!! That's definitely not what was on anyone's mind... Hah
Forum: showroom 09-10-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,658
Posted By klr142
Delicious! Looks great. :cool::nod::oogle:

Delicious! Looks great. :cool::nod::oogle:
Forum: the vault 08-25-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 152,099
Posted By klr142
Or you can leave it be, and it can help maintain...

Or you can leave it be, and it can help maintain lower temperatures underhood... It's not going to kill your battery unless you have a crappy battery. I've had mine set up with low speed to come on...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-14-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,747
Posted By klr142
I was thinking the same thing. They do this on...

I was thinking the same thing. They do this on the stock NA downpipes for these cars. Granted, there's not nearly the amount of heat change on that system, but still.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,618
Posted By klr142
4,500lbs is a lot! Glad to hear the old girl...

4,500lbs is a lot!

Glad to hear the old girl is still kicking. :)
Forum: performance & suspension 08-11-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,482
Posted By klr142
You won't have put enough miles on it by the end...

You won't have put enough miles on it by the end of the first tank to know. The car is adapting throughout the tank to the new stuff and I would say you can start comparing notes once you get through...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,939
Posted By klr142
I'll just add that you should check your valve...

I'll just add that you should check your valve clearances and make sure they are all between .016-.018". If they're tighter, loosen them up. This should help improve your idle quality, low end torque...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 44,342
Posted By klr142
Yes! And let me know if you need a driver!...

Yes! And let me know if you need a driver! :oogle::lol: My dad and I watched them for a bit on Saturday mid-day, it looked like a lot of them needed someone to drive the cars for them.
Forum: website & board 07-11-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,195
Posted By klr142
And you'd probably be there just with the...

And you'd probably be there just with the sequential fuel injection. A 3.31 rear end would help, too.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-02-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,086
Posted By klr142
If you are messing with cam timing on an LH2.2,...

If you are messing with cam timing on an LH2.2, distributor on head/cam setup, you'll need to adjust your ignition timing afterwards. Always.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 41,042
Posted By klr142
The farther from ET20, the farther the centerline...

The farther from ET20, the farther the centerline of the wheels is from the intended center/pivot point in the factory steering/suspension. It can increase the leverage the wheels have on the...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By klr142
Correct, and you don't want that!

Correct, and you don't want that!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 41,042
Posted By klr142
I would vote less than that... Happiest with...

I would vote less than that... Happiest with ET20, I would say, if you want the car to drive really nicely(although, harder to fit). For looks, yes, you would want less offset, and a 25mm spacer is...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By klr142
I move the crank, because I don't have to worry...

I move the crank, because I don't have to worry about it slipping around. Realistically though, it barely gets moved at all because the slack in the belt when you loosen it gives you the slop...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By klr142
You may use a turbo cam from any redblock, so...

You may use a turbo cam from any redblock, so yes, that will work just fine.
As noted above, I have copied and pasted below a decent starting point for ignition advance. I would not go more than...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-26-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By klr142
Sounds like it, I would. I noticed the same...

Sounds like it, I would. I noticed the same thing, except I went from an M to a T to a VX and now want the T back in...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-26-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By klr142
Disagree, there is a difference and it made my...

Disagree, there is a difference and it made my stock '87 go from a 17.8 1/4 mile to a 17.5 1/4 mile at a higher trap. That's a difference. However, I am known to only drive slow NA cars so I can feel...
Forum: showroom 06-24-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,811
Posted By klr142
*like*

*like*
Forum: website & board 06-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,195
Posted By klr142
I agree with the first part, completely. I...

I agree with the first part, completely. I disagree that turbobrickers are only about varoom power and not for fuel economy. I do also agree that lower compression is less efficient than the EXACT...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By klr142
I would heed what Johann says, considering he is...

I would heed what Johann says, considering he is also in Europe and is more familiar with BSR tunes than anyone over here... Also, resetting the ECU is not REALLY necessary, it will gradually learn...
Forum: website & board 06-19-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,195
Posted By klr142
Agreed, just wanted to see if he had any facts in...

Agreed, just wanted to see if he had any facts in him instead of all the other stuff from the internet. Thread is full of generalizations, which are not necessarily bad, but you can't say one engine...
Forum: the vault 06-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 152,099
Posted By klr142
Same here, and I'm perfectly ok with it. It's...

Same here, and I'm perfectly ok with it. It's been like that for years and I appreciate that it is keeping underhood temperatures in check at all times. A decent battery will have no problem with it....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 44,342
Posted By klr142
You have to stir the pot before it's contents can...

You have to stir the pot before it's contents can be finished!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 246,819
Posted By klr142
Ah, nice. Where do you source it and how does it...

Ah, nice. Where do you source it and how does it compare to similar stuff from DEI, etc.?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 44,342
Posted By klr142
Isn't that what you have? What do you want more...

Isn't that what you have? What do you want more power for? It's not like you have traction or race it... :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 246,819
Posted By klr142
Nice, nice. Where ya headed? What heat shielding...

Nice, nice. Where ya headed? What heat shielding did you put up there and why do you call it "zero clearance"? I'm starting to improve the NVH and insulation of my car, as well.
Forum: performance & suspension 06-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,747
Posted By klr142
And, once the work is done, you'll be happy you...

And, once the work is done, you'll be happy you put a flange on it!!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 246,819
Posted By klr142
Pictures. And, sweet damn work. I haven't...

Pictures.

And, sweet damn work. I haven't followed the thread, but decided to read the last few pages the other day. Love it. You're like my brother from another mother, doing it all, doing it all...
Forum: website & board 06-03-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,195
Posted By klr142
That has NOTHING to do with a b23 vs b230....

That has NOTHING to do with a b23 vs b230. Nothing.
And increased the internal efficiency of the motor, which does increase fuel efficiency.


So, are you making a general statement pulled out of...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-02-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By klr142
Ah, ok. If the head isn't off, I understand why...

Ah, ok. If the head isn't off, I understand why you aren't putting a thinner one on it. Regarding clearance, you'll have to see where the top of the pistons sit in relation to the top of the block. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,468
Posted By klr142
OE spec for valve lash on a b230 is .016-.018"....

OE spec for valve lash on a b230 is .016-.018". It doesn't specify if hot or cold. I've never cared what temp it was when I set it. I drive the car into the shop, pop it apart, do my work and put it...
Forum: website & board 05-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,195
Posted By klr142
Prove your statements.

Prove your statements.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By klr142
Actually, here's my confusion with the L vs T cam...

Actually, here's my confusion with the L vs T cam specs: http://www.turbobricks.com/resources.php?content=camspec

What's true, I'm not sure, but I may be inclined to follow IADR's info located...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By klr142
A thin one would help prevent detonation and...

A thin one would help prevent detonation and improve efficiency, if your head is off, you're making a bad decision not to use one, in my opinion! Regarding using the L in a T situation, it's not...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,747
Posted By klr142
Use a flange on the manifold side. It'd be much...

Use a flange on the manifold side. It'd be much easier to swap out manifolds and turbo portions if there is ever a problem in the future. Plus, it BOLTS ON/off. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,468
Posted By klr142
Set'm at .016-.018" cold or hot and call it good....

Set'm at .016-.018" cold or hot and call it good. 0.016" across the board is as tight as I would go on something that I'm trying to daily drive with lower static compression and a turbo on board,...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By klr142
You'll be 100% fine... Any issue and you will be...

You'll be 100% fine... Any issue and you will be able to "fix it" by decreasing valve clearance, adjusting the ignition advance, or changing fuel octane rating.

I'm surprised at how close the L...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,468
Posted By klr142
Which clearance are you shooting for? As...

Which clearance are you shooting for?

As mentioned, sounds like cam timing and valve clearances are suspect. Sounds like you're getting closer to having it solved. I would shoot for at least .016"...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-29-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,747
Posted By klr142
Sweet stuff, Jerd!

Sweet stuff, Jerd!
Forum: website & board 05-26-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,195
Posted By klr142
No need to advance it. I don't think anyone has...

No need to advance it. I don't think anyone has ever said to advance the T cam. I ran it retarded 4 degrees and it was a good mix for me.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By klr142
Minimal. You can run any of the above without a...

Minimal. You can run any of the above without a difference that's worth caring about unless you're really worried about not having power steering. I would run 195/65 tires on those wheels, unless you...
Forum: events 05-16-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By klr142
It's like autox... Tell me you've never floored...

It's like autox... Tell me you've never floored your car before, TELL ME YOU HAVEN'T!!

:-D
Forum: events 05-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,680
Posted By klr142
Exclamation Drag racing tonight?!

DRAG RACING!? Who wants to go tonight? :) We can pit at RSI... Haha
Forum: events 05-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By klr142
DRAG RACING!? Who wants to go tonight? :) We can...

DRAG RACING!? Who wants to go tonight? :) We can pit at RSI... Haha
Forum: website & board 05-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,195
Posted By klr142
T cam will produce more dynamic compression...

T cam will produce more dynamic compression because of the lower duration/lift and will increase your low end torque and gas mileage some.
Forum: events 05-15-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 963
Posted By klr142
But, I'm not ready yet!

But, I'm not ready yet!
Forum: events 05-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,680
Posted By klr142
Is Cat coming or are you on baby duty? That may...

Is Cat coming or are you on baby duty? That may help take up some of Becky's time if she wants to come along...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By klr142
Exactly that. He knows(I assume) that it was...

Exactly that. He knows(I assume) that it was higher before and is curious if what he's seeing is normal. It could also be that the valves are adjusted tighter than preferred, and it can also give you...
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