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Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 144
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Posted By linuxman51
quarter stick is nice, that's what I've got in...

quarter stick is nice, that's what I've got in the gold car. no MVB?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By linuxman51
the black and blue dekas? they work great in the...

the black and blue dekas? they work great in the ellis.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,031
Posted By linuxman51
the 940 does alright, but the transmission isn't...

the 940 does alright, but the transmission isn't loving life right now (suspect I should've replaced the pump when I went through it). I haven't had any kind of serious problems with it in the three...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
nifty. thanks! what's the spread on 200...

nifty. thanks!

what's the spread on 200 series frame rails?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
how much was that? 242 needs some love.

how much was that? 242 needs some love.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By linuxman51
I will say this: it has been said that the zf can...

I will say this: it has been said that the zf can be built to hold quite a bit of power. Over the past 19 years, I've heard of a couple behind higher powered cars, but not much in the way of details...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By linuxman51
rev max has done all of mine, I don't really have...

rev max has done all of mine, I don't really have any complaints. but I will be sending back the 80e's converter to loosen it up about 2000 rpms
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By linuxman51
built or stock? they've got a dubious reputation

built or stock? they've got a dubious reputation
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By linuxman51
nobody worries about 4L60's til they're makin'...

nobody worries about 4L60's til they're makin' power ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By linuxman51
I'd shoot for a 2800 ish stall

I'd shoot for a 2800 ish stall
Forum: events 01-03-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By linuxman51
Spring SE May 4-6 2018

In good ol Montgomery, alabama.
Format for these things hasn't changed much.
Friday: arrival, decompression, get ready to head to the track. Should be open for test n tune, weather dependent....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 23,770
Posted By linuxman51
come down for SE in may and run. only...

come down for SE in may and run.



only some. Still waiting for something compelling :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 23,770
Posted By linuxman51
I tried to get the R out there for some fluff...

I tried to get the R out there for some fluff points, but the track was rained out all December.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By linuxman51
I too generally work from the middle out unless...

I too generally work from the middle out unless otherwise specified, however I don't think it matters that much with the ol crank.
Forum: article composition 12-22-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 64,442
Posted By linuxman51
it's probably not a bad idea, but the 204 head is...

it's probably not a bad idea, but the 204 head is different from the 234 head iirc (smaller valves and chamber size?), so YMMV. There have been people that have gotten away with not cutting the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By linuxman51
I'd be careful about punching it out, anything...

I'd be careful about punching it out, anything beyond about 1os can start leaving things thinner than you'd really want. The extra bump in displacement you'd get is easier to overcome with...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By linuxman51
eh. 350-400, stick with stock pistons if they're...

eh. 350-400, stick with stock pistons if they're not loose in the holes. upgrade rods, let it ride.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By linuxman51
In the argument of longer vs shorter, I live in...

In the argument of longer vs shorter, I live in the longer camp. There are good reasons on all sides depending on your goals.

however, if you're trying to keep the cost down, I'd stay with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By linuxman51
if you're in there building it, spend the extra...

if you're in there building it, spend the extra couple hundred and get some hbeams.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By linuxman51
for the GM to redblock conversion, we use...

for the GM to redblock conversion, we use converter adapters, that way you don't really have to do something super creative to change converters (or try to explain to some shmooe what you're trying...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By linuxman51
it's an alternator swap. If you need a write up...

it's an alternator swap. If you need a write up for it, maybe reconsider and just get a late 940 alternator.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
I had $200 in my heads, getting a couple broken...

I had $200 in my heads, getting a couple broken bolts out, surfacing, cleaning, and re-seating the valves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By linuxman51
I believe so, but I can't verify that right this...

I believe so, but I can't verify that right this second.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,573
Posted By linuxman51
get a good belt, don't run a cheap tensioner,...

get a good belt, don't run a cheap tensioner, you'll be fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,573
Posted By linuxman51
then don't worry about going fast. if you keep up...

then don't worry about going fast. if you keep up with things, it's a minor to non-existant issue. Of all the problems I've had over the years, accidentially winging valves into pistons has been...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,573
Posted By linuxman51
replacement heads are a dime a dozen still. don't...

replacement heads are a dime a dozen still. don't worry about interference... or don't worry about performance.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,573
Posted By linuxman51
the vx cam is weak. get a real cam before you go...

the vx cam is weak. get a real cam before you go nutsoid with anything else, and see where that gets you.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By linuxman51
brett does, seems to be pretty decent stuff,...

brett does, seems to be pretty decent stuff, fairly well regarded. If DIY can't get their act together on the newer ms3 ultimate and evo, that'll be one of the finalists for future progress (for me)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,240
Posted By linuxman51
12.5 isn't bad, but it doesn't leave much margin.

12.5 isn't bad, but it doesn't leave much margin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By linuxman51
you have a dozen pictures but none of the front...

you have a dozen pictures but none of the front of the pump. the front is different. It does sound like you've ended up with a non lockup pump, however.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
careful with anything that goes back and down...

careful with anything that goes back and down exhaust wise, in the 940 there wasn't/isn't a lot of room back there with the frame rails and all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By linuxman51
long, flat. 2 rows of pins, approx 36 pins for...

long, flat. 2 rows of pins, approx 36 pins for the LH box, and like 28 for the ezk box. Sounds like you're describing some of the connectors that tie in to the body harness
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
don't touch the cam bearings, they all look like...

don't touch the cam bearings, they all look like ****. don't look at em, just swap the cam and keep going. (unless of course, a bearing comes out with the cam. then, I dunno)

don't touch the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
they're m8x1.25 bolts, but they have like 10mm...

they're m8x1.25 bolts, but they have like 10mm heads on em iirc.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
sweet

sweet
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 01:20 PM
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Views: 156,623
Posted By linuxman51
what head castings?

what head castings?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,185
Posted By linuxman51
I dunno. I swapped a DSS driveshaft into this...

I dunno. I swapped a DSS driveshaft into this blue car I'm working on, and it smoothed everything on out. beginning to think the oe ds I had lost a weight or two somewhere along it's life, cause it...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-21-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By linuxman51
microsquirt because most implementations and...

microsquirt because most implementations and owners don't actually need the extra stuff that comes with an ms3 based install. No building of a board, just wire up and go tune.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,035
Posted By linuxman51
the oe intank hose isn't high pressure, don't use...

the oe intank hose isn't high pressure, don't use that lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,412
Posted By linuxman51
if it popped and you cut it off fairly quickly...

if it popped and you cut it off fairly quickly you're probably ok. if you just ignored the temp gauge and it was pegged for a while, you could be in trouble.


either way, you won't really know...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,035
Posted By linuxman51
what's the req fuel? don't use the req fuel...

what's the req fuel? don't use the req fuel calculator, play with that number until your idle bins are in the 30's
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,155
Posted By linuxman51
Another one like mine would probably run $500 or...

Another one like mine would probably run $500 or so. Part of the deal there is it's rated at 750hp "ish" (but does better than that without creating a big restriction or lacking sufficient heat...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 369,929
Posted By linuxman51
never heard of em. that's a nifty site, thanks...

never heard of em. that's a nifty site, thanks for the heads up!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 369,929
Posted By linuxman51
mockup time to get a gauge for spacing out the...

mockup time to get a gauge for spacing out the coolant pipe/log/whatevs that I'll be using in conjunction with block-o fill-o. Will also be working an oil cooler into the setup, and that should keep...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,155
Posted By linuxman51
I dont remember, it's a vibrant core custom...

I dont remember, it's a vibrant core custom jober. 12x3x whatever wide.

there's a couple other pictures in here

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=223504&page=23
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,155
Posted By linuxman51
shockingly, no one's done it. ...

shockingly, no one's done it.
http://www.pbase.com/kdh51/image/159732221.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 369,929
Posted By linuxman51
probably pretty dry now. playing plotting...

probably pretty dry now. playing plotting scheming to commence regarding cooling. The fill was a little higher than I initially wanted it to be, however, a cursory test reveals that air (and by...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By linuxman51
I believe the forward one is the output and the...

I believe the forward one is the output and the rear is the drainback
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,860
Posted By linuxman51
It is at the surface, somewhat intriguing from a...

It is at the surface, somewhat intriguing from a learning point of view. Esoteric is the term that comes to mind, at least until someone does something really cool with one (or multiples). What's the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, swapping injectors and changing the req...

yeah, swapping injectors and changing the req fuel to cover for it only sorta works. If you have all the low pw non linear stuff plugged in it probably works better, but for most people, your idle PW...
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