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Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By VB242
Next thing you know we'll have self driving cars,...

Next thing you know we'll have self driving cars, future shock inevitable.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By VB242
I know this isn't the same but my microsquirt was...

I know this isn't the same but my microsquirt was doing some crazy Accel enrichment at idle because I could only get enough air to idle by adjusting the throttle plate open a little with the cable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By VB242
I don't see how you'd have M10 studs

I don't see how you'd have M10 studs
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By VB242
Head true enough, did not cut, hmmmm, sounds like...

Head true enough, did not cut, hmmmm, sounds like you might have a Trump liar head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By VB242
I've got about half the car done with 500 grit...

I've got about half the car done with 500 grit taking down some orange peel, should I reapply some clear then 800-1000 grit? My polishing compound says it needs 1200 grit. I was thinking about 2000...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By VB242
Aren't those the struts that came on the SVO...

Aren't those the struts that came on the SVO mustang?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By VB242
Paint gurus

I took a stab at spraying a 2 part color and clear PPG shopline system. I have some holidays in the lower panels and would like to add some color, the base is acrylic and the clear is urethane. Can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By VB242
A stretched clutch cable won't make the clutch...

A stretched clutch cable won't make the clutch slip, that happens when the cable is too tight. It could be hanging up though like the above post mentioned, you could disconnect both ends and see how...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By VB242
The last time on the dyno I thought my peak...

The last time on the dyno I thought my peak torque was higher between 3800-4300 area.
I've had it off the road slapping a bad paint job on it. I may get to drive it tonight if I can locate a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By VB242
Only place that has E85 here is on base. Yes I...

Only place that has E85 here is on base. Yes I was talking about multiplying the timing table x 1.05
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By VB242
Timing adjustment for 100 octane gas

So I have a reliable supply of non ethanol 100 octane gas (@$7/gal.) Can I just bumped my whole timing table in MS by say 5%? It seems a little doggy now out of boost.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,607
Posted By VB242
https://i.chzbgr.com/full/7348655104/hBCC9E1EF/ ...

https://i.chzbgr.com/full/7348655104/hBCC9E1EF/

That bong water you're drinking is too strong. Turbulence shmerbulence
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,607
Posted By VB242
Don't need another thermostat, get an extra dash...

Don't need another thermostat, get an extra dash switch and send one side to the relay and one side to ground and you can turn it on anytime you like.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By VB242
Do a tune up, sounds like you got a miss

Do a tune up, sounds like you got a miss
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By VB242
Yuh, soapy water is to make sure you don't blow...

Yuh, soapy water is to make sure you don't blow up yer gas grill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,136
Posted By VB242
There's a thin o-ring on the injector socket...

There's a thin o-ring on the injector socket things as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 943
Posted By VB242
Put ad on the wanted section, someone will have...

Put ad on the wanted section, someone will have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,136
Posted By VB242
Check the frequency valve socket, I had some...

Check the frequency valve socket, I had some issues with that before I Frankenstein:d my car. I could shake it and it would work, it wasn't making contact inside the socket. I replaced it with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By VB242
Lol, they don't want you driving your sh1t box up...

Lol, they don't want you driving your sh1t box up in their lot full of shiny things. Finds a reputable indie guy.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,612
Posted By VB242
Bose invented magnetorheological fluid and...

Bose invented magnetorheological fluid and dampers. They sell a badass truck seat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,136
Posted By VB242
I'm pretty sure you plug the advance hose and it...

I'm pretty sure you plug the advance hose and it needs to be at operating temperature. I always set mine closer to 14 and ran good gas.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,136
Posted By VB242
Set the timing to 12-14° btdc and it should run...

Set the timing to 12-14° btdc and it should run properly, it doesn't take much retardation to kill 107hp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By VB242
Only "secret sauce" goes in a float

Only "secret sauce" goes in a float
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By VB242
Yeah I was getting close when the adapter locked...

Yeah I was getting close when the adapter locked up, I had an event I wanted to do so I put the single coil lh2.2 distributor (ezk117 or whatever) back in, I'll try it again later when I'm done...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By VB242
I cranked my Yoshifab adapter so much without the...

I cranked my Yoshifab adapter so much without the engine firing it locked up on me since it wasn't getting splashed with oil. You might want to take the cas off and dribble a little motor oil down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By VB242
Are all the bleeder screws on the top of the...

Are all the bleeder screws on the top of the calipers? Are they reman calipers? Sometimes their not reassembled properly by the reman company. Make sure the alignment dots are together on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By VB242
I sprayed my turbo/manifold interface with engine...

I sprayed my turbo/manifold interface with engine paint per my machinist's recommendation. It doesn't seem to leak even with the boost turned up to 25psi
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By VB242
No knock sensor here and I have the head gasket...

No knock sensor here and I have the head gasket graveyard to prove it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By VB242
I've had them disappear in only a year or 3 I...

I've had them disappear in only a year or 3 I don't recommend installing them
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,850
Posted By VB242
If you switch to speed density/megasquirt you...

If you switch to speed density/megasquirt you don't need a maf at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,735
Posted By VB242
Thanks Obama/Geely

Thanks Obama/Geely
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,471
Posted By VB242
Should be a good steady stream from pickup pump,...

Should be a good steady stream from pickup pump, it may be running backwards even though the terminals seem to be marked correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By VB242
I like the non gear reduction starters, they seem...

I like the non gear reduction starters, they seem more reliable with less moving parts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By VB242
I would assume you would have to cut it the same...

I would assume you would have to cut it the same amount as the mating surface.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By VB242
Keep adding washers until it tightens up?

Keep adding washers until it tightens up?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,757
Posted By VB242
Did you make sure they put the 2 pieces of...

Did you make sure they put the 2 pieces of driveshaft back together in the correct orientation? Just because someone else did it, doesn't mean they did it right.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By VB242
Plug and unplug the AMM several times and see...

Plug and unplug the AMM several times and see what happens.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By VB242
Drilled rotors can hold water which turns to...

Drilled rotors can hold water which turns to steam and reduces your braking power slightly till it burns off.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,442
Posted By VB242
Honda made an oval piston motorcycle to maximize...

Honda made an oval piston motorcycle to maximize valve area. F' an Audi,the motor runs backwards.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By VB242
I don't know but isn't the combustion chamber...

I don't know but isn't the combustion chamber diameter the same for all the 8v heads and thereby the 16v also? Can't I just use the B21 head gasket?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By VB242
I saw a picture someone posted that showed the...

I saw a picture someone posted that showed the valves clearing the bore by a smidge
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By VB242
Pretty sure B204 is different.

Pretty sure B204 is different.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,206
Posted By VB242
You can get a Cometic gasket as thick as you need...

You can get a Cometic gasket as thick as you need the counter the effects of cutting too much off the head. The last one I ordered was 2.6mm thick.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By VB242
I bet your solder joint will pull apart a lot...

I bet your solder joint will pull apart a lot easier than a heat shrink butt connector, and there's also cold solder and cracking failures from vibration with a solder joint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By VB242
You can get metric high pressure fuel hose and...

You can get metric high pressure fuel hose and clamps from belmetric.https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-approved-c-14_662/?zenid=ldt8mvvg3eqb4cd0b7vsjhb157
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By VB242
My block has been decked so the pistons are at...

My block has been decked so the pistons are at 0.0 in, I don't think I'll have a compression problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By VB242
B234 16v head on B21?

Can it be done? I remember seeing someone post a pic showing all the valves clearing the cylinder bore.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By VB242
I replaced the whole thing with an ice cube relay...

I replaced the whole thing with an ice cube relay and female spade connectors, you can buy a one piece connector from the auto parts store for the ice cube relays.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By VB242
Make a shim from plastic, wood, match sticks,...

Make a shim from plastic, wood, match sticks, aluminum foil?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,018
Posted By VB242
I can attest that the magnaflow for a 740 bolts...

I can attest that the magnaflow for a 740 bolts to a 240 flange and is 60mm, which mates to the ipd 240 starla turbo exhaust
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