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Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
Are they each crack tested?

Are they each crack tested?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
Crack check a B20 block? Has the 2 B20 blocks...

Crack check a B20 block?
Has the 2 B20 blocks been used for top fuel drag motors for a long time?
Pro-stock drag?

If not then why?

MAYBE the cranks could be Magna-fluxed--------if they had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
Very good point..But I'd clean and oil them first...

Very good point..But I'd clean and oil them first

On alloy heads I always crack all bolts a smidge first, then run them out...
In some sorta of pattern like tightening pattern, same on exhaust...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
OK that means the hex is a little over 10..or...

OK that means the hex is a little over 10..or .0393...7/16" is .4375"
A guy could grab your handy 4" sand disc on your handy angle grinder and kiss off smidge off each flat of an Allen wrench till...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
12 x 1.75 si vous plait, mon sewer. Before...

12 x 1.75 si vous plait, mon sewer.

Before ya try the Torx--which MIGHT work if you make it into a broach) is to select fit an allen..and kiss super square the flat surface so its sharper.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
How many turn signals do you need! 85! Oh MAH...

How many turn signals do you need! 85! Oh MAH GAWD!!!! System overload!

Remove all the excess signals till you have just 2 rear and 2 front and re-check is system works..

MOAR is not always...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
And even worse to find is Fine thread 3/4 inch...

And even worse to find is Fine thread 3/4 inch in DIN 10.9
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
No Douchey-troll..This place is all about people...

No Douchey-troll..This place is all about people like you..Ever worse is the Turdboatprick Pacefook page..Keyboard tough gues and geniuses..
Why would anybody want to know what block deck height is?...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Probably depends on what sorta power you're...

Probably depends on what sorta power you're ultimately looking for..Not merely peak power but what sort?
In rally practice, cars that have to pull good from relatively low rpm it seems to follow...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Do you think the Oh Pea got the hint??? ...

Do you think the Oh Pea got the hint???

...People give away B230 blocks and it solves so many problems like that (snap!)

Still wonder where some of the truly bizarre opinions are born and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
I didn't, and couldn't imagine anybody using the...

I didn't, and couldn't imagine anybody using the B234 block. Sorrie!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
The last bit is the major problem with all the...

The last bit is the major problem with all the manual boxes sourced from Bavarian Maggot Wagons : a pick-up truck worthy 1st gear ratio which is only "good" witha final drive in the 2.9 to 3.1...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Why is your alternator is some wierd position on...

Why is your alternator is some wierd position on same side as intake_
get that thing out of the way down low on exhaust side..

And why is LH2.4 not compatible? Not compatible with what?

Face...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
Yep, the peanut gallery is yapping ALWAYS about...

Yep, the peanut gallery is yapping ALWAYS about rod bolt failure.. That's because they have simplistic analytical tools and simplistic methods---Fail and good/bad..

Not thinking about elastic...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 974
Huh? Oil is outside the cylinder..Crown is inside...

Huh? Oil is outside the cylinder..Crown is inside the cylinder..Coolant jackets full of coolant..Sludge? Where? In the head?

How many miles did that thing go? (with bone stock un-coated pistons)...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 974
Down from what? Gonna hop the motor way wicked?...

Down from what?
Gonna hop the motor way wicked?
Gonna up the comp to 11.3?

Why worry?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 974
How can you live without it?

How can you live without it?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
[whiny annoying putz who thinks he's smart voice...

[whiny annoying putz who thinks he's smart voice ON] Is that necessary? [/whiny annoying putz who thinks he's smart voice OFF]
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
Nobody has to buy from me..I've posted repeatedly...

Nobody has to buy from me..I've posted repeatedly all the various dimensions and the 160mm rods are easily available, ordering pistons is just a single phone call...common knowledge what exact...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
No, nothing is necessary. Cars aren't necessary....

No, nothing is necessary. Cars aren't necessary. But they are fun, and stronger things, with bigger margins of safety, well, they are more fun. And more fun safely is the whole point...and if more...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
Is anything necessary?

Is anything necessary?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
Why NOT? Choice..something wrong with doing...

Why NOT? Choice..something wrong with doing something stronger? Or is it just your buddies didn't bother to look and see the opportunity to do something bigger than stock--they just copied that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
Oh I get it.. You're trolling and playing. You...

Oh I get it.. You're trolling and playing. You live up to your name.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
Yeah they just put bigger rod bolts in every...

Yeah they just put bigger rod bolts in every real UP-graded connecting rod just to try and fool gullible people..

Man it's good that Turbobricks has been blessed with such astute experts in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,998
Hi WTF, Look: For Volvo B230 H-Beam Connecting...

Hi WTF, Look:
For Volvo B230 H-Beam Connecting Rods & Conrods

Fit for

For Volvo B230 engines

Material

Forged 4340 aircraft chrome moly quality steel
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,596
But decades of experience worldwide shows that to...

But decades of experience worldwide shows that to be a half-truth.
First gearboxes are rated by TORQUE, not HP.
Second, HOW the torque is delivered has a large effect..Turbos engines, from the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,596
What do you want? The "its a Volvo part' is the...

What do you want? The "its a Volvo part' is the lamest reason since A) they're rare B) expensive and C sh!tty ratio for anything but an old grand pa car driven by an OLD grand pa....
Why...nobody...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Swap it in straight and then tear down the...

Swap it in straight and then tear down the whupped 300k motor..
Rebuild that and do a good job of it at your leisure for when you have 1 mistake in leaving 1 ground dirty or 1 injector spray pattern...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
Yeah but you wont wif stockish looking (well I...

Yeah but you wont wif stockish looking (well I know ways you can but its sorta more work just for the "look" of being stockish) Even more than all the 8v motors, the intake runner ID is too small...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
Always remember when you see those Euro cams at...

Always remember when you see those Euro cams at 300 or 312 degrees..
They count the moment the needle on the dial indicator twitches..


Just get the compression up to at least 10.8 static comp,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
"Nicer" but still remarkably limp dick...lazy.. ...

"Nicer" but still remarkably limp dick...lazy..
For fun n.a. you want something made with the intention of fun...not wheezy stuff that really is lame..
Something like...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
When it comes to what to do now vs what you may...

When it comes to what to do now vs what you may want to do in future....fun n.a. and fun turbo are going to call for different compression....n.a. wants flat top pistons and a compact chamber for...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
Which means that in combowith thier 2,95 first ,...

Which means that in combowith thier 2,95 first , a guy can stick a 4.88 axle ratio and have a good 1st thru 4th that rips..then stick it in 5th and cruise slightly less rpm than a stockk box/stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
Nice.. Except copy editor didn't catch the...

Nice..
Except copy editor didn't catch the "Intake closes before BDC"..I don't think intake valve opens on S cam 49* BTDC and closes 71 before Bottom Dead center..That would be 158* duration.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
Agree 100% we get spoilt by boost...but boost is...

Agree 100% we get spoilt by boost...but boost is about same volume engining making moare toque and by difinition more hp...the definintion of hp is torque x time --how BIG is the BAND= torque..How...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
But John, you have to define what you think that...

But John, you have to define what you think that means..

me I don't think 7000 is revving the piss outta sumpin..

8000 yeah:omg::omg::omg:

And whats I/H/E? for us nervous novices??
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
It would certainly make it easier to make a...

It would certainly make it easier to make a fun-er-er engine..:nod:Moar Torax.:oogle:
but not significantly change things I would suggest..i just don't get too fixated on XXX.z HP
And i don't...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
Sounds good price..But turbo and the guy says he...

Sounds good price..But turbo and the guy says he wants n.a.
And to make things harder he says standard gearbox and axle ratio.
That make a big limitation>

Just curiosity now since this ain't...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
I's ax-ing you if you PLAN to bore it to 92mm? If...

I's ax-ing you if you PLAN to bore it to 92mm? If planning that big..stock is 3.5" which is 88,9mm, then sure, sonic check it..If not that big, maybe not spend the money.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,650
Well you could but... How big are you planning...

Well you could but...
How big are you planning on boring it? 92mm? OK do it..
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
Oh Really? You real sure about...

Oh

Really?

You real sure about that?:badboy:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
There are some real advantages to 16v...but so...

There are some real advantages to 16v...but so far the way virtually every one I've seen done by everybody misses the point by a mile...

It shouldn't be out of the question...But it does double...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
Yes number showed up.. What have you thought...

Yes number showed up..
What have you thought about gearbox and final drive ratio..
This all goes together.
What will the car mainly be used for?
How much will you do yourself?
Where are you?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
I have a complete B230 long rod with 7/16 ARP rod...

I have a complete B230 long rod with 7/16 ARP rod bolts, flat top forged J&E Pistons bottom end ready and in the stand..Block bored 0,5mm, block decked, 0/0 crank, all new bearings,
new Melling oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,858
Good chance it was fuel cooking at the pump.. ...

Good chance it was fuel cooking at the pump..
.Seen it on my little Saabs so many times that any "warmed up" motor I did I just went with Facet pumps in the trunk floor...
And I had a phenolic...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Not a good sales tech, but a good engine builder....

Not a good sales tech, but a good engine builder. and answered your PM.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,471
Oh gawd..geniuses....Now I vaguely recall (nobody...

Oh gawd..geniuses....Now I vaguely recall (nobody wants to dwell on unpleasant memories)...These guys HAVE to be on TB Basefook, they fit perfectly there...

Oh mah gawd.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
early 80s to sometime in the 90s... Check...

early 80s to sometime in the 90s... Check Rockauto under calipers and look at the piccies.

Look like this:


: A-1 CARDONE 19826 Caliper
TOYOTA 4RUNNER 1986-1989
TOYOTA LAND...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Where are you Charlie? Anywhere near Pommieland?...

Where are you Charlie? Anywhere near Pommieland? If you are I say get a Garrett TB0384

http://www.turbomaster.info/eng/garrett_parts_list/465189-0003.php

1990 onward Ford Cosworth 4x4
Then a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Some guy name Rod Millen is the guy that put m...

Some guy name Rod Millen is the guy that put m onto the RX7 calipers when we were admiring the nice Toyota pick-up Sumitomo calipers on the front of my Saab 900....and the RX7 ones on his GTX rally...
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