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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
not after you made me look at that terrible...

not after you made me look at that terrible wheel! :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 181,573
Posted By Stiggy Pop
will be running the Tate special. EFR 7670 with...

will be running the Tate special. EFR 7670 with the 1.05 TS EWG turbine housing, but went for the SX-E style compressor cover mod. Even got it all pretty and ceramic coated... stupid money.

I'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Stiggy Pop
why's everyone posting colored centers, op asked...

why's everyone posting colored centers, op asked about coating the LIPS.

for real on the shine seal though. NOTHING looks better than a fat raw polished lip.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 181,573
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Happy Spring! Learned quite a bit, made a lot of...

Happy Spring! Learned quite a bit, made a lot of decisions, spent a LOT of money. Finally getting to the point where I can unbag the car and get down to it.

Next week is going to be a fun one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Shine Seal will make the raw lips a reasonable...

Shine Seal will make the raw lips a reasonable option, will require some care but it works as well as advertised. I drove my raw lips through salt to my storage location last winter, and they then...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Doug, would be good to cross post to this sticky ...

Doug, would be good to cross post to this sticky
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=337956&page=3

Didn't know Ben had a cam doctor. He's not THAT far from me I guess I oughta go make...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,950
Posted By Stiggy Pop
a curiosity you can feel free to ignore: are you...

a curiosity you can feel free to ignore: are you building this car to keep, or are you planning to finish the project shake it out then sell it on?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Stiggy Pop
this thread reminds me of growing up in a...

this thread reminds me of growing up in a household that only drove SAABs or Volvos. I was DRIVING before I realized that every car didn't turn the headlights off with the ignition. It made no sense...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 120,839
Posted By Stiggy Pop
looked at pics said to self "guess I'll go look...

looked at pics said to self "guess I'll go look for the front bumper trim"

looks good
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,591
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I can't remember if the Grundy policy on my 242...

I can't remember if the Grundy policy on my 242 mentions anything about a garage, I do not believe it does. I'm not theoretically supposed to drive it to work every day, but I don't anyways. Also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I just kerosene rinsed the one in my 250k mile...

I just kerosene rinsed the one in my 250k mile 940. Came out clean, don't really see a need to replace it, there's nothing inherently consumable about it.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 02:55 PM
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Views: 116,591
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks boss

Thanks boss
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,591
Posted By Stiggy Pop
what kinda adhesive are you blowing through the...

what kinda adhesive are you blowing through the purple HF gun for the headliner?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 178,747
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Fresh paint, seriously exciting! I'd drop a...

Fresh paint, seriously exciting!

I'd drop a coin in the Fiat cup given the two choices. I'm not big on that Subaru color. One it kinda just looks like soft Scotia Blue, which is a pretty well...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,570
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I want a set! They look great, certainly don't...

I want a set! They look great, certainly don't have to worry about them deforming or shearing off.

electronic throttle body ooOOOoo
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 39,383
Posted By Stiggy Pop
stop by Mass let's push your fender out.

stop by Mass let's push your fender out.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Stiggy Pop
John Parker setup ...

John Parker setup

https://i.imgur.com/gkYfxXe.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Tilton 6000 series is working for me. Much better...

Tilton 6000 series is working for me. Much better pedal than the cable
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Dealing with such woes on my 8v now. With the...

Dealing with such woes on my 8v now. With the right spring a lash cap should never be so uncontrolled as to bounce like that. Should..
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-06-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Iíve got a 4.7k ohm resistor between + and - on...

Iíve got a 4.7k ohm resistor between + and - on the stock VR sensor with a microsquirt
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Stiggy Pop
was going to say that's an easy fix, got a buddy...

was going to say that's an easy fix, got a buddy with a bridgeport?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 81,169
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it's certainly incongruous with the rest of your...

it's certainly incongruous with the rest of your cars :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,950
Posted By Stiggy Pop
First roll is always a fun day, congrats!

First roll is always a fun day, congrats!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Bummer thought this was going to be a Honda motor...

Bummer thought this was going to be a Honda motor swap thread!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Haha sorry guys. This does tie back to that...

Haha sorry guys. This does tie back to that vwvortex link I posted. Thatís the guy who produced the overlaid compressor maps. I havenít gone back to him to ask for more detail yet - show your work...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd tend to agree. It's ostensibly based on my...

I'd tend to agree. It's ostensibly based on my setup, here's what I gave him:

Car is a Volvo 242 with a Volvo b230ft engine
2.3l 8 valve, 96.5mm bore, 80mm stroke
8.5:1 SCR, built bottom end and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the maps make the S257 look the best. This is...

the maps make the S257 look the best. This is where I wonder where the maps aren't telling the whole story.

maybe I'll just rebuild the damn holset after all :roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://i.imgur.com/IyyDZ6m.png ...

https://i.imgur.com/IyyDZ6m.png

https://i.imgur.com/7DeuTA1.png

https://i.imgur.com/x21Uzd8.png
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
great question. It is not hard to find a place to...

great question. It is not hard to find a place to strap the car down and offer me no help. It is hard to find a professional who was willing to work on a real tune on the car with the megasquirt...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks, that seems to be where I'm narrowing in....

Thanks, that seems to be where I'm narrowing in. Appreciate the input.

Hope I didn't seem too dismissive of your previous advice, but not something I think I can realistically pull off.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/da/da89d98f2db809185b...

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/da/da89d98f2db809185b9966e1c59c5b9f96d6172476ac60bd1247cd4d7144c7fe.jpg

the car is actually not currently running, it's down for an overhaul and part of the script is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah that's a pretty attractive option. kinda a...

yeah that's a pretty attractive option. kinda a better version of the hx35
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
looking pretty hard at the 3576 and the 7670. ...

looking pretty hard at the 3576 and the 7670.

I also have read a bit on the S200sxe lineup.. they are a grand cheaper than an efr..
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you just stunned me into silence. No it actually...

you just stunned me into silence. No it actually threw me for a bit of a loop and I spent most of the night yesterday looking at overlaid compressor maps.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,345
Posted By Stiggy Pop
they're only that clean once!

they're only that clean once!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,021
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:nod: New SS with a squared up tire setup,...

:nod: New SS with a squared up tire setup, shocks, brakes... drive circles around a prepped 944 with the AC on.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
here are the maps from Garrett ...

here are the maps from Garrett

https://www.garrettmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Comp-Map-GTX3576R.jpg

https://www.garrettmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Turbine-Flow-GT35.jpg

...
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,987
Posted By Stiggy Pop
forget this guy open me up to C&M. I paid, I want...

forget this guy open me up to C&M. I paid, I want in.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yes help me justify those costs!

yes help me justify those costs!
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,987
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I donated but I'm not telling you how much...

I donated but I'm not telling you how much because I'm a true altruist not in it for the glory :cameron:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I do but I'm not gonna go through the trouble to...

I do but I'm not gonna go through the trouble to post them.



Don't tempt me with a good time.. I've definitely considered it. Also don't even have to do the adapter you can get the Ni housings...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah that's part of the reason I'm getting itchy...

yeah that's part of the reason I'm getting itchy to get something in my hands. I can figure out tubes and hoses, want to make sure I don't hit any weird clearance issues or otherwise. Driving season...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:rofl: ...

:rofl:

https://i.imgur.com/fPhOFbN.gif?noredirect
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Huh, interesting. Looks like a different design...

Huh, interesting. Looks like a different design than the t3 mani me and Tate have

http://i.imgur.com/CL275b7.jpg

Plugging the EWG port would leave that noodle sticking out the side doing...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
What manifold is that, John?

What manifold is that, John?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Duly noted. I feel like the packaging advantages...

Duly noted. I feel like the packaging advantages of the EFR play a lot bigger when you're starting a setup from scratch. Sitting with something that is all built for divided T3, EWG, external DV etc....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I need a non-gated housing. Adapter, yeah....

I need a non-gated housing.

Adapter, yeah. ehhh. It's just not my preference.

is that a push towards EFR or just tips.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I somewhat written off that product line because...

I somewhat written off that product line because they are oil cooled centers only, journal bearing turbos which to me is what I have now. Part of the 'upgrade' was to go for liquid cooling and ball...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,305
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Turbo Talk! Critique choices for a 450bhp redblock

I am planning on replacing the HX35 I have been running on my 242 for a few years; with the intent of getting something a little more 'modern' and responsive. The Holset was not overly laggy on my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll tell you it can be a little embarrassing...

I'll tell you it can be a little embarrassing when standing in the machine shop or talking to these companies on the phone and being short on some basic stuff (like what's your cam manufacturer say?...
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