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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 201
Posted By linuxman51
check the wiring going to the ignition module...

check the wiring going to the ignition module under the coil, make sure your grounds are good, and your plug wires are good and it's not arcing through something. also, how are the cap and rotor?
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
injectors, headgasket, and fittings/line came in....

injectors, headgasket, and fittings/line came in. shop cleanup is going well. hopefully I'll be able to get things cleaned up enough to slide the engine out and get started on that this evening,...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
the one I had that flaked was for a defi gauge...

the one I had that flaked was for a defi gauge set. but yeah.. for failsafe stuff it's probably better to run quality sensors
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
it didn't damage the MS, it just held the circuit...

it didn't damage the MS, it just held the circuit low so the other stuff stopped working.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
that's nice. adding that to my stash of bookmarks

that's nice. adding that to my stash of bookmarks
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By linuxman51
that's kinda what I'm thinking it is. had the...

that's kinda what I'm thinking it is. had the same issue on my 940, ended up just wiring in a relay and a switch to power the circuit. if I have to do that with this one it won't be a big deal either
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
parts are starting to arrive. apparently one of...

parts are starting to arrive. apparently one of the vendors sent my **** to an address I haven't lived at in over a decade. not sure how that passed the billing dept, but fortunately the people...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By linuxman51
And anotha one

got to put the new/spare/other/whatever tow vehicle to work this past weekend. For the most part it didn't disappoint, but... damn it's badly under-powered. I need to check the ignition timing I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,873
Posted By linuxman51
oh, on mine it was just the gas cap. check there...

oh, on mine it was just the gas cap. check there first, make sure the gasket isn't cracked.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By linuxman51
don't recall the cooler lines on the aw-7x's as...

don't recall the cooler lines on the aw-7x's as having a ton of pressure in em, but putting a little bit of a shoulder on the pipe would be good for peace of mind. in general, depending on what is...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
yeah I had fuel pressure tied in to ms earlier in...

yeah I had fuel pressure tied in to ms earlier in the car's life, but the sensor shorted internally and knocked out all the 5v stuff. I never got around to replacing it.
this time around I think...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,873
Posted By linuxman51
I got the front struts off amazon a couple years...

I got the front struts off amazon a couple years ago. probably about due on the rears now. Also have a clunk that got worse at MM, could be strut mount (I have those already, they were supposed to be...
Forum: showroom 10-10-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By linuxman51
yea it was a touch warmer than normal, but still...

yea it was a touch warmer than normal, but still awesome weather.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 51,497
Posted By linuxman51
hey I re-found the c2 whilst cleaning the shop...

hey I re-found the c2 whilst cleaning the shop last night. I'll work on getting it out the door.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
eventually maybe. the 1600's were not liking life...

eventually maybe. the 1600's were not liking life just on boost alone, if one set will get the job done I may part with the other 4, but it'll be a while before that's a known thing.

things that...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
oh yeah, and a set of cams from yoshifab because...

oh yeah, and a set of cams from yoshifab because why not. have springs/retainers, head gasket, and fuel pumps left on the list (10 year old abused 044's... I dunno on those guys. I'm sure I have two...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
parts cannon has been fired (though not quite...

parts cannon has been fired (though not quite everything is on order yet. some small snags, and a couple other odds and ends yet to sort out).

as part of this deal, I'm replacing the now ~ 10 year...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By linuxman51
If only there was a writeup somewhere

If only there was a writeup somewhere
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 79,456
Posted By linuxman51
I too am shocked and amazed the th350 is hanging...

I too am shocked and amazed the th350 is hanging around, knowing what I know about (and have done to) them. but that's good!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,165
Posted By linuxman51
our stations usually don't have a lot of water in...

our stations usually don't have a lot of water in the e85. the ethanol content does varry a bit, 65 to 85% (but, it's also hard to get a full idea since you've always got a couple gallons of pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,010
Posted By linuxman51
depends on what kind of safety settings exist in...

depends on what kind of safety settings exist in micro. I haven't really looked at that in a while. with ms3 systems you can set a number of things to trigger actions... afr deltas, fuel pressure,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,010
Posted By linuxman51
that's a bitch. since you've got an 044 as a main...

that's a bitch. since you've got an 044 as a main pump, I'd say just drop in a regular 255 or something like that in-tank for the lift pump part.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
cleared out the other corner and moved the lift...

cleared out the other corner and moved the lift (finally)
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/169845483.jpg

dug through the photos I got off the phone so I can locate the deeper pads (20 feet in, and...
Forum: events 10-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
that wasn't him

that wasn't him
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,683
Posted By linuxman51
the ones for the dyno seem to be about the best,...

the ones for the dyno seem to be about the best, but they're certainly not the cheapest. I'll see if I can find a link. (in general though the AEM is pretty close to it, close enough that one could...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 64,026
Posted By linuxman51
:lol: +1, puffs of oil, mixed with fuel and...

:lol: +1, puffs of oil, mixed with fuel and occasionally brakes.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,573
Posted By linuxman51
4L60e comes from th350 lineage. it did not take...

4L60e comes from th350 lineage. it did not take all that much from the old setup in the gold car to break one that was already fairly well set up ..and perhaps it wouldn't have broken if I'd dropped...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,727
Posted By linuxman51
Eric called and wants you to side-mod the FB...

Eric called and wants you to side-mod the FB group.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
it's about as photogenic as your blue 245 ;)

it's about as photogenic as your blue 245 ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 494,817
Posted By linuxman51
ok, facebook land already knows this, but the car...

ok, facebook land already knows this, but the car was pulled out for a rinse down (and mainly to get it out of the way for shop re-org and lift installation). It was subsequently backed into by the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,573
Posted By linuxman51
60/80e can be controlled by a microsquirt, and as...

60/80e can be controlled by a microsquirt, and as such are not big deals. However, there is a fair amount of ass whoopin' for the 4L80 (more than I recall doing for the 400 or the th350, but there...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,187
Posted By linuxman51
I'm gonna make an effort to get all the swapped...

I'm gonna make an effort to get all the swapped cars out there (mine, sam's, and mark's), and maybe even the R this fall. unlikely that I'll get the gold car/green wagon #2 together any time soon, I...
Forum: showroom 09-30-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By linuxman51
the 928 belongs to David Woodside (woody). ...

the 928 belongs to David Woodside (woody).

I'll try and get my pictures somewhere posted up. I actually took more than 2 this year! (but I still didn't take a bunch). Shook something loose in the...
Forum: events 09-25-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
counting down the remainder of the day..

counting down the remainder of the day..
Forum: events 09-25-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
I gotta put the R on the lift tomorrow after work...

I gotta put the R on the lift tomorrow after work and check out the rear suspension sensors, and do a check on the a/c charge level.

Mixed up the rub, making bbq sauce right now.

I already...
Forum: events 09-24-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
10-15 miles iirc to the closest one? maybe not...

10-15 miles iirc to the closest one? maybe not that far.
Forum: events 09-24-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
yeah so hey, I'm about to hit the store this...

yeah so hey, I'm about to hit the store this afternoon for the things I need, are we doing pancakes this year or skipping that? I'm good either way, just need to know what to prepare.
Forum: events 09-23-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
lol

lol
Forum: events 09-23-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
post pics of this thing

post pics of this thing
Forum: events 09-23-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
:lol::lol::lol::lol: reckon so

:lol::lol::lol::lol:

reckon so
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 328,031
Posted By linuxman51
this all sounds exactly like what mine was doing...

this all sounds exactly like what mine was doing lol. I got to the point where I could tell if it was missing based on how it idled and being a little lazy to spool up (but still plenty fast). It...
Forum: events 09-23-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
that doesn't even begin to cover it...

that doesn't even begin to cover it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,165
Posted By linuxman51
yep those are the ones I've used on all my junk

yep those are the ones I've used on all my junk
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 328,031
Posted By linuxman51
like I said with mine, I haven't burned a wire...

like I said with mine, I haven't burned a wire since '15, I made 4 custom wires for the passenger side (the only side where stuff gets close), put the hi temp boots on em and then used fairly basic...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By linuxman51
you still need to replace the broken guides and...

you still need to replace the broken guides and whatever valves, and get everything seated back up. I'm not sure what that costs, it's been a long time since I've had it done and I supplied the parts...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By linuxman51
depends a lot on local market and...

depends a lot on local market and skill/reputation of whoever's doing it. just getting guides installed and a head skimmed I wouldn't imagine would be all that expensive
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By linuxman51
that's fixable. new guides, smooth out the pads...

that's fixable. new guides, smooth out the pads (or get em welded up if you're really feeling froggy, and then get the head re-surfaced)
Forum: events 09-19-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
Aight, I has confirmation, kent is coming. he...

Aight, I has confirmation, kent is coming. he does not know yet if it's a thursday or friday arrival
Forum: events 09-18-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
dem lows doe.......

dem lows doe.... https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/us/nc/balsam/28707
Forum: events 09-18-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 28,014
Posted By linuxman51
he mentioned renting a car the other day. Pretty...

he mentioned renting a car the other day. Pretty sure Tom is in, about 80% sure kent is going to be out, based on the vibe I got from him yesterday.
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