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Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By klr142
So, probably loose, which would explain it. In...

So, probably loose, which would explain it. In conjunction with a healthy bottom end, any way. NICE!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,964
Posted By klr142
B cam?! That's the best idle vacuum I've seen...

B cam?! That's the best idle vacuum I've seen with a B cam. That is one healthy motor! What idle rpm and what are the valve clearances?
Forum: performance & suspension 10-03-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,870
Posted By klr142
For that lean situation at idle, it could also be...

For that lean situation at idle, it could also be a bad MAF, but I don't know if we've already discussed and ruled that out in this long thread already...

As far as the phenolic spacers go, I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,607
Posted By klr142
From that thread:...

From that thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=1727201&postcount=9

And no, I'm not saying the speedo and odometer have different pick-up points. It's just that they are not exactly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,607
Posted By klr142
Speedometer accuracy does not always equate to...

Speedometer accuracy does not always equate to the odometer being accurate as well, though. It's best to use those accuracy checks they have on the highways or by using a Google Maps/Mapquest route...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-29-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By klr142
Don't adjust your tune while the car is running...

Don't adjust your tune while the car is running and always correct the checksum with ipdown's tool before saving the adjustments to the Ostrich. You shouldn't have any problems doing it that way.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 47,593
Posted By klr142
This is great news! Glad to hear it, Sean!!

This is great news! Glad to hear it, Sean!!
Forum: performance & suspension 09-25-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By klr142
Just came back across this and was wondering...

Just came back across this and was wondering about the outcome... How'd it go? What do you think? How different did the powerband feel and in what way? Did you dyno the two setups?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-23-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,647
Posted By klr142
John, are the 803 injectors the factory ones for...

John, are the 803 injectors the factory ones for the later turbo LH2.4 cars?(Edit: I think the factory ones are -804, actually) Do you REALLY think all you need to do is turn up the boost and add a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,695
Posted By klr142
Even with the rear adjusted all the way down?...

Even with the rear adjusted all the way down? There are three positions in the front and rear, if I remember correctly. Granted, that doesn't help change the lumbar support position in relation to...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-18-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,870
Posted By klr142
But, not unheard of with an RSI cam... Especially...

But, not unheard of with an RSI cam... Especially if the valve clearances are on the tighter side of things.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,870
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 09-17-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,695
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: 211
Views: 9,870
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: 13,898
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: 155,794
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: 5,017
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: 44,690
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: 8,745
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: 211
Views: 9,870
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: 449
Views: 47,593
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: 22,756
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: 2,155
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: 351
Views: 42,144
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: 1,561
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: 351
Views: 42,144
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: 1,561
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: 752
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: 838
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: 752
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: 3,871
Posted By klr142
*like*

*like*
Forum: website & board 06-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,756
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: 818
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: 22,756
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: 155,794
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: 449
Views: 47,593
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: 2,710
Views: 252,783
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: 449
Views: 47,593
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: 2,710
Views: 252,783
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: 5,017
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: 2,710
Views: 252,783
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: 22,756
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: 887
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: 1,500
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: 22,756
Posted By klr142
Prove your statements.

Prove your statements.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 887
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: 887
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: 5,017
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: 1,500
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: 887
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...
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