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Forum: showroom Today, 09:50 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
he started it forever ago, but only finished it.....

he started it forever ago, but only finished it.. roughly in 2015 for the mountain meet iirc?
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:30 AM
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Views: 498,399
Posted By linuxman51
little by little. Only spent about 45 minutes in...

little by little. Only spent about 45 minutes in the shop last night (as myriad things conspired against me - this is the norm really), but I took the opportunity to knock out the #4 piston and come...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
Posted By linuxman51
I haven't heard anything bad about them, and they...

I haven't heard anything bad about them, and they look the part.. it's just one of those 'don't know for sure til you try it' kind of things. I'm pretty sure they'll be fine and I'll break something...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By linuxman51
iirc it's rising on the crank and falling on the...

iirc it's rising on the crank and falling on the cam, and then TDC angle is whatever it is. did you not have the old msq available or has this setup never run?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
Posted By linuxman51
Air compressor is dead, so no dyno time (the 2j...

Air compressor is dead, so no dyno time (the 2j remains strapped down however, so there is that)

the 2 day soak in purple power did not cut through decades of grime as well as I would've thought,...
Forum: events 10-19-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By linuxman51
since I host it, yes.

since I host it, yes.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By linuxman51
you can do that (I wouldn't really recommend it),...

you can do that (I wouldn't really recommend it), I'd suggest scaling the axis on the base map to match what you want to turn the engine out to RPM-wise (+ ~500 or so), and boost-wise (+ ~30-50 kpa...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By linuxman51
say what?

say what?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By linuxman51
there's a guy in NC that's looking for a 940...

there's a guy in NC that's looking for a 940 wagon. post pics tho
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 926
Posted By linuxman51
I run the converter that comes with the...

I run the converter that comes with the transmission normally. if you're going to get one done up, get a highter stall
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
Posted By linuxman51
no pics tonight, all I did was hit it with a...

no pics tonight, all I did was hit it with a purple power/dawn/water mix to start breaking down the grease and ****. got mark's wagon back in tuning shape, so I'll be working on that this weekend I...
Forum: events 10-17-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By linuxman51
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: showroom 10-17-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By linuxman51
that could work, I have a set on the v8 wagon and...

that could work, I have a set on the v8 wagon and they do great
Forum: events 10-17-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By linuxman51
SE '20 weekend picks

Easter is April 12th, thinking about maybe the last two weekends in April, or maybe the last weekend in march(which was nice this year but the earlier you go the more sketch the weather is likely to...
Forum: showroom 10-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By linuxman51
A/c needed a can (maybe a little more, but it's...

A/c needed a can (maybe a little more, but it's about winter, and it was working, so.... fuggit). I'da known this monday but my buddy wouldn't shut his cockholser long enough to hear the compressor...
Forum: showroom 10-17-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 66,352
Posted By linuxman51
oooff, that's meaty right there. nice

oooff, that's meaty right there. nice
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
Posted By linuxman51
aiiiight. Still waiting on mark's injector clips...

aiiiight. Still waiting on mark's injector clips to show up (today I think, or maybe tomorrow), so I got to spend time on my junk. got the shop about 90% squared away, filled the trash cans up again,...
Forum: article composition 10-16-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 253,636
Posted By linuxman51
the coils do have power while cranking, correct?

the coils do have power while cranking, correct?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 586
Posted By linuxman51
the icu is the 'base' that the coil is attached...

the icu is the 'base' that the coil is attached to. 3 wires iirc. probably better called an ignition module.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 586
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 10-16-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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 10-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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 10-15-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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 10-15-2019, 01:17 PM
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Views: 498,399
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 10-15-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
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 10-15-2019, 09:47 AM
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Views: 498,399
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 10-15-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
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: 5,198
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: 450
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
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Views: 498,399
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: 5,198
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: 1,404
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: 112
Views: 52,685
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: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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: 26
Views: 926
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: 319
Views: 80,803
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: 1,401
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: 6,621
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: 6,621
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: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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: 30,007
Posted By linuxman51
that wasn't him

that wasn't him
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
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: 65,287
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: 1,706
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: 1,903
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: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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: 3,060
Views: 498,399
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: 1,706
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...
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