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Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 206
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Posted By linuxman51
hahahahaha not me, I don't think I've got the...

hahahahaha not me, I don't think I've got the patience for that.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 54,327
Posted By linuxman51
I like it. gotta get mine detailed and tinted...

I like it. gotta get mine detailed and tinted (wonder if I could work something out with a tint guy, cause I've got several vehicles now that need tint and a shop they could do em in...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By linuxman51
if you're running the commetic, you should run...

if you're running the commetic, you should run headstuds as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,787
Posted By linuxman51
I think you'd struggle to hit that mark below a...

I think you'd struggle to hit that mark below a bar unless you had something special
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,787
Posted By linuxman51
what's considered lower boost? we're devolving...

what's considered lower boost? we're devolving into semantics, but I'd say 20-24psi isn't really "high" boost, but it's not necessarily "low" either.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,787
Posted By linuxman51
whatchu need bigger valves for? 300 is easy on a...

whatchu need bigger valves for? 300 is easy on a stock head with an ipd cam. can't be a sissy with the mbc tho.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,276
Posted By linuxman51
wouldn't hurt to start off with the 90+, they're...

wouldn't hurt to start off with the 90+, they're not the worst thing in the world. would be interesting to see them gainz going to the tubular header. You'll want more than 300whp though lol
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-04-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,250
Posted By linuxman51
on the subject of spark retarding at higher rpms,...

on the subject of spark retarding at higher rpms, you guys are aware of the spark latency setting in there, right? you can verify that without load with a timing light.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,250
Posted By linuxman51
what compression ratio and boost are you running?

what compression ratio and boost are you running?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
I still have several examples (running no less)...

I still have several examples (running no less) of the best series.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
nothing seemed amiss when I had it on the lift...

nothing seemed amiss when I had it on the lift last week, at least not in that regard
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
For those who have gone the truetrac route, does...

For those who have gone the truetrac route, does it do strange things in reverse? this thing seems to jump around on engagement going into reverse (far more so than going forward). if I can slip it...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,787
Posted By linuxman51
yeah pretty much. the issue is not so much one of...

yeah pretty much. the issue is not so much one of head choice but relative tuning ability. it is not limited to 16v cars either lol.

a better way might be to say "you'll have best results when you...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By linuxman51
over heating and now low end power sounds like...

over heating and now low end power sounds like excessively retarded ignition timing.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
the temptation for a repaint is strong... not...

the temptation for a repaint is strong... not that the stuff that's there won't clean up, but I'm pretty sure the front driver's fender isn't original, and there's little things here and there that I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
cool. B1, so 81 eh

cool. B1, so 81 eh
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
yeah abs strut housing on the front. there was a...

yeah abs strut housing on the front. there was a donor car involved...



Haven't decoded the vin yet, and I think the sticker is missing on the door.. soooo I dunno? it's got the older style...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 734,907
Posted By linuxman51
oh wow. thought I'd had an update or two since...

oh wow. thought I'd had an update or two since this. Ok, so it didn't break an axle, near as I can tell what it was doing with regards to the rubber coming off the tire was due to not being centered...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
Blue 242

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170916654.jpg

So... pre-covid, this was going to be a fun "spring on the guys" at mountain meet kinda thing, me being a notorious 240 hater and all... and I have my...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By linuxman51
DATA MAN, DATA! seriously. n00ds or gtfo,...

DATA MAN, DATA!

seriously. n00ds or gtfo, you know the rules.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By linuxman51
lol! so what'd it throw down?

lol! so what'd it throw down?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
I don't, but looking at how all of the bits are...

I don't, but looking at how all of the bits are arranged, that does not appear to be the case on this car. I'll give that a shot tho for sure.. unless the transmission continues to ooze out of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By linuxman51
the stock one in sam's black wagon gets pretty...

the stock one in sam's black wagon gets pretty toasty pretty quick
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By linuxman51
I timed the stock cams straight up, seemed to...

I timed the stock cams straight up, seemed to work the best for me
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By linuxman51
buzz buzz. anyway, it's just an engine....

buzz buzz.


anyway, it's just an engine. nothing special or different about it vs other engines with respect to EMS's
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-21-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,418
Posted By linuxman51
wheel speed is crank speed. it's crankshaft...

wheel speed is crank speed. it's crankshaft mounted, ergo crank speed.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-21-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,418
Posted By linuxman51
the trigger offset is somewhere between 85 and...

the trigger offset is somewhere between 85 and 90, if you changed this, this is likely why the car won't run
also do not use the req fuel calculator, just adjust the number by hand, I'd probably...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
runs and drives, diff still locks, so that's...

runs and drives, diff still locks, so that's good. forcing 3rd gear I can foot brake it to around 2800ish (I'll check the datalog later), but it's still snug enough in normal driving to not be...
Forum: events 07-17-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,375
Posted By linuxman51
later times would work better for yall, right?...

later times would work better for yall, right? errr, well, maybe.

to do something conducive for yall (which I am not at all opposed to, so don't take it that way), we'd need to get it rolling in...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
the skip and slow rev'ing was a poorly seated...

the skip and slow rev'ing was a poorly seated coil harness plug on the passenger side (which was also why it was blowing as much vapor in the air last night as it was lol)

not much to report...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
so, next morning notes: It sounds like (and...

so, next morning notes:
It sounds like (and rev'd like) it wasn't running on all 8. that may or may not be the case, but will require further investigation. it didn't sit in fuel, so I dunno that...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
https://youtu.be/cHroD9CFd1A

https://youtu.be/cHroD9CFd1A
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
gotta let that ball drop ...

gotta let that ball drop
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170874992.jpg

suspension bolted back up (with new ball joints!)
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170874994.jpg

moving wires, hooking up...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
picked up fluids, filter and new plugs. got some...

picked up fluids, filter and new plugs. got some housekeeping things to take care of after dinner, and then I should be able to drop it back on down. I doubt I have enough motivation to get it to a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
couple pics. didn't make it to the shop...

couple pics. didn't make it to the shop yesterday, will push for that today tho.
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170872579.jpg

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170872580.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 393,520
Posted By linuxman51
nothing like a 4 month pause. got the trans...

nothing like a 4 month pause.

got the trans back together last night, new converter in, and bolted up to the engine. gonna shoot for an install this week, maybe even today or tomorrow.

but...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By linuxman51
first hand, I do not.

first hand, I do not.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-10-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By linuxman51
it uses the same fuses lh did.

it uses the same fuses lh did.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-10-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By linuxman51
tuner studio? you do not need a tps. it's...

tuner studio?

you do not need a tps. it's nice to have, but not required to get things running and working. IAT is dealer's choice, pre-turbo, or post intercooler are the two popular places....
Forum: events 07-08-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,286
Posted By linuxman51
matt doesn't care if you keep it as long as he...

matt doesn't care if you keep it as long as he stays on the list for a bed in 2021. same goes for me lol
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By linuxman51
their rods are certainly nice. need to dig up a...

their rods are certainly nice. need to dig up a suitable engine to put my set in.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By linuxman51
the 3076r made 300 fairly easily with an ipd...

the 3076r made 300 fairly easily with an ipd turbo cam on the blue car
Forum: events 06-30-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,286
Posted By linuxman51
I mean I wasn't going to vote that way, but the...

I mean I wasn't going to vote that way, but the table lobbyists :ahem: made it worth my while to protect their interests.
Forum: events 06-30-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,286
Posted By linuxman51
we weren't going to tell you, but the core group...

we weren't going to tell you, but the core group got together and decided that since we all knew you'd bitch out for SOME REASON, we'd beat you to the official punch and just cancel the whole dadgum...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 502,959
Posted By linuxman51
yea it's hotter'n the hinges of hell and my a/c...

yea it's hotter'n the hinges of hell and my a/c units aren't here yet to boot. still, I'm going to suffer in the shop today and try and get the engine and trans back together, and at least in mine, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By linuxman51
you treat it the same and move on.

you treat it the same and move on.
Forum: events 06-27-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,286
Posted By linuxman51
no doubt.

no doubt.
Forum: events 06-23-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,375
Posted By linuxman51
lets do something in july. I've got 47 irons in...

lets do something in july. I've got 47 irons in the fire right now, and by mid july I'll only have about 65.
Forum: events 06-16-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,375
Posted By linuxman51
sure

sure
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,054
Posted By linuxman51
if you're still running the 13c, that could do it...

if you're still running the 13c, that could do it as well, that's waaay too small for a 16v
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