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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:43 AM
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Posted By vwbusman66
What exactly do you mean by 'reversion'? Lopey...

What exactly do you mean by 'reversion'? Lopey idle? I've never heard that term used in reference to an engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By vwbusman66
Precisley

Precisley
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 06:47 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
My dilemma is I can get a new D cam for like $200...

My dilemma is I can get a new D cam for like $200 with lifters, and its specs are pretty close to the 264 from them.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By vwbusman66
The website says they have no blanks. I'll call...

The website says they have no blanks. I'll call Monday and confirm.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By vwbusman66
Holy **** Adam :omg::omg::omg: You don't mess...

Holy **** Adam :omg::omg::omg:
You don't mess around with anything.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By vwbusman66
B20 cam choices

Ok- 71 142S with a B20B and stock B head and springs
Might do some mild headwork, but am keeping the compression where it's at.

I have it narrowed down to either a Volvo D, Isky vv71, or Isky...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By vwbusman66
The head was already rebuilt- now it needs a cam....

The head was already rebuilt- now it needs a cam. I’m scheming to pull the head and cc it to see where my scr is at. I will do an Isky street torque cam or D cam with fresh lifters and pushrods for...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 87,657
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm very excited to hear how things go with...

I'm very excited to hear how things go with speeduino. Can't figure out how to get it to work with tunerstudio as of yet.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By vwbusman66
I'd encourage you to get an EGT gauge. That will...

I'd encourage you to get an EGT gauge. That will determine how much more boost/fuel it can take.
Id use the 1.6IDI TD safe EGT range as a benchmark for the 2.4, considering they're similar pumps...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By vwbusman66
1971 142S "I'll keep this one"

I spotted this car in southwestern PA while antiquing with a few friends in mid-January and had to go talk to the owner. Looked the car over, agreed on a price, got some details, and figured out a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 10:07 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
Wrong coast.

Wrong coast.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 06:45 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
Why not just keep the b18 or go to a b20? I can't...

Why not just keep the b18 or go to a b20? I can't imagine B19E's really make more power than a cammed and head worked B20.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,845
Posted By vwbusman66
What about a T9?

What about a T9?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 82,751
Posted By vwbusman66
HatredSerge is going to be selling his 244 m47 in...

HatredSerge is going to be selling his 244 m47 in April- its a minty solid car that would be worthy of getting these guts.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,954
Posted By vwbusman66
Love this car- definitely an...

Love this car- definitely an inspiration/motivation for my 71 142.

Did you go with regular rubber lines or upgrade to HiPerfAuto lines?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By vwbusman66
This took four reads of this to get the correct...

This took four reads of this to get the correct meaning.
Forum: events 03-13-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,385
Posted By vwbusman66
Sig'd I thought that's what the...

Sig'd



I thought that's what the college kids used to jump onto and break?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,495
Posted By vwbusman66
John, it's my understanding you need some pretty...

John, it's my understanding you need some pretty phenomenal computer software and calculus/graphing to actually calculate dynamic compression ratio.

I can tell you right now, much of what has...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2019, 09:02 PM
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Views: 116,583
Posted By vwbusman66
****

****
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By vwbusman66
wow. Hell, I even have owned two/three VW IDI...

wow. Hell, I even have owned two/three VW IDI diesels and thought they used shims.
Yeah, I'd rather run hydraulics to avoid grinding 16 individual lash caps. I'm not going to rev it beyond 7k anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By vwbusman66
Not really an option for USA guys, unfortunately,...

Not really an option for USA guys, unfortunately, especially when VW units can be had this side of the pond for $5 each.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By vwbusman66
"Iwannabeareacer" isn't me. I merely asked about...

"Iwannabeareacer" isn't me. I merely asked about substitutes, and knowledgeable/willing people answered. Furthermore, all 3 options John listed are hydraulic.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,495
Posted By vwbusman66
I guess I read your thread and never actually...

I guess I read your thread and never actually recalled the years when it had the head off and the flaked piston.

Most excellent.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,495
Posted By vwbusman66
How many times has that thing been apart in the...

How many times has that thing been apart in the past two years?
That thing better be put together for Mountain Meat 2k19
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,495
Posted By vwbusman66
John, what cam are you running with that head?

John, what cam are you running with that head?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,335
Posted By vwbusman66
Trust me, he is no troll. He comes from the...

Trust me, he is no troll. He comes from the school of "not f****** sh** up the first time around".
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By vwbusman66
The real key to this is LHD or RHD. LHD makes...

The real key to this is LHD or RHD.
LHD makes things simpler.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By vwbusman66
140 vs early 240 steering wheels

I assume there is a difference between 140 steering column splines and 240 steering column splines?

Where do I look for a momo pattern hub?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By vwbusman66
Duder, could that little void there be to try and...

Duder, could that little void there be to try and "equalize" any slight pressure difference between the two halves? Would the slight pressure difference, if not dealt with, possibly mess with spool...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
This is a good point.

This is a good point.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2019, 08:46 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
Hella dented? :lol:

Hella dented? :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
I know... I know... By the time I do that...

I know... I know...


By the time I do that much engine management/fuel plumbing/trans work, I start to reconsider my options. I love going on Savarturbo and seeing the friggin 400hp drag B20...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
I am planning on full standalone (MicroSquirt or...

I am planning on full standalone (MicroSquirt or Speeduino).



Those are roughly the numbers I had found regarding B230f and B234f.



Ironically enough, today after reading this post, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
150whp NA out of an 8v is not easy.

150whp NA out of an 8v is not easy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By vwbusman66
I would start by uploading a bunch of pictures...

I would start by uploading a bunch of pictures here. The water damage on the door card is most likely not an issue for many as the upholstery/material is the real point of interest.

You may even...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
I've had pretty good luck with HIF6's- they are...

I've had pretty good luck with HIF6's- they are definetly more tuneable than the HS6's and a proper rebuild from Tom Bryant or Joe Curto makes for a really great unit.

The real challenge with...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
The durability of the B20 is a recurring theme...

The durability of the B20 is a recurring theme when I really ponder this swap.
My real concern with warming up a B20 is the cost. If I'm going to rebuild/replace the head, I ought to replace it...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/JAFW4IXLCVY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By vwbusman66
$14.99 shipped or the deal's off.

$14.99 shipped or the deal's off.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By vwbusman66
Only if I can pay for machining.

Only if I can pay for machining.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By vwbusman66
Street-able NA engine 8v vs. 16v

I'm looking for opinions/specs/dyno sheets on assembling an NA 8v or 16v engine that is putting roughly 150hp to the rear wheels. Cams/sources, CR's, head choice, etc are all appreciated.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,344
Posted By vwbusman66
Curious to hear what you think of it after some...

Curious to hear what you think of it after some driving. Still on the fence about going 8v or 16v in the 142 depending on if I can eek 160hp out of an 8v (NA) with a good cam and some homebrew head...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,344
Posted By vwbusman66
What cam are you running?

What cam are you running?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By vwbusman66
I thought the same thing.

I thought the same thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 81,154
Posted By vwbusman66
Turbo? We want pictures and videos :)

Turbo? We want pictures and videos :)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By vwbusman66
That answers my question- I was wondering about...

That answers my question- I was wondering about the piston/deck height clearances with the 16v head.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By vwbusman66
Thats the other option I've toyed with. Its just...

Thats the other option I've toyed with. Its just that I have a known good B230ft in my garage and if I can keep those pistons with a skimmed head to get the bumped compression, I'd like to go that...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By vwbusman66
I lied about pistons: I can't find new NA...

I lied about pistons:
I can't find new NA pistons in STD size.

How much (if at all) can I skim off the head to bump the CR up to about 9.5:1 with the turbo (8.7:1) pistons.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By vwbusman66
Where are you planning on sourcing them? I just...

Where are you planning on sourcing them? I just looked for NA pistons and FCP, Amazon, eBay, and IPD don't stock them.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By vwbusman66
Helpful as always

Helpful as always
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