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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By linuxman51
eww. 400's are heavy, I'm not quite sure about...

eww. 400's are heavy, I'm not quite sure about how overstated the "horsepower loss" is with them, I mean the gold car did fine with it, but spinning the **** out of the thing eventually took it's...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-18-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By linuxman51
hahaha thanks guys!

hahaha thanks guys!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By linuxman51
I turn the gold car to 8500 on stock na pistons,...

I turn the gold car to 8500 on stock na pistons, it'd probably go to 9 if I wanted to
Forum: events 04-08-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,162
Posted By linuxman51
yeah you can get em online....

yeah you can get em online. https://www.ncwildlife.org/licensing/licenses-and-regulations

I dunno anything about trout fishing tho, so I reckon it'll be a $23 donation lol
Forum: events 04-08-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,162
Posted By linuxman51
might be able to get it online

might be able to get it online
Forum: events 04-05-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,162
Posted By linuxman51
I dunno that I've ever seen anyone give it a...

I dunno that I've ever seen anyone give it a shot. if the warden ain't gonna show up tho I may bring some gear and give it a try. great place to sit and drink beer.
Forum: events 04-03-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
New link posted. one of these days I'll figure...

New link posted. one of these days I'll figure out how to get the stupid thing to use the same creds.
Forum: events 03-30-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
oohhhh yeeaaaaahhhh cool.

oohhhh yeeaaaaahhhh cool.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By linuxman51
I'd be more curious if the 3650 shifts better...

I'd be more curious if the 3650 shifts better than the t5
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,162
Posted By linuxman51
Guten Abend, Haben Sie ihre papiere?

Guten Abend, Haben Sie ihre papiere?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,755
Posted By linuxman51
this seems like a waste of time ultimately. $200...

this seems like a waste of time ultimately. $200 or $400 to experiment with something is a fairly negligible amount of money, if you're getting that wrapped up about it now, I question whether you...
Forum: events 03-10-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,162
Posted By linuxman51
TWSS eh hope so, oughta be fun too.

TWSS eh

hope so, oughta be fun too.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By linuxman51
even with a mild turbo build the aw70 in the rex...

even with a mild turbo build the aw70 in the rex car is gonna die an early death, so you can get the jump on things and swap in an lh 2.4 flexplate (or flywheel if you're going that route) when...
Forum: events 03-07-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
and that's a wrap, good turnout, hope to see yall...

and that's a wrap, good turnout, hope to see yall in April!
Forum: events 03-06-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
zoom updated my stuff on me, so check the first...

zoom updated my stuff on me, so check the first post, the new info I guess will rotate monthly, I'll update the first post to keep confusion down.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-01-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,190
Posted By linuxman51
I have a switch on the cluch that activates when...

I have a switch on the cluch that activates when I hit the pedal. I need to move the bracket and get a N.O. switch so it triggers at the bottom not the top of the throw. Still works pretty well
Forum: events 03-01-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
yea

yea
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,915
Posted By linuxman51
^ that says nothing about airflow (and thus hp)...

^ that says nothing about airflow (and thus hp) through the core, given the mass of the ebay cores I'm reasonably sure they do alright at temperature rejection. Also, which ebay core?

we've got...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By linuxman51
but if you're buying one that's already out,...

but if you're buying one that's already out, yeah, they're not that cheap. 1k-1500 for an engine/trans/harness/ecu is what I see around here (or more depending on what you get).
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By linuxman51
go to pullapart and get one, be selective about...

go to pullapart and get one, be selective about the stuff you bolt on, and you can probably do ok, but that's not even really the biggest expense depending on what you're doing (and if you just drop...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By linuxman51
yeah the nickle and dime factor even for a...

yeah the nickle and dime factor even for a domestic engine gets pretty high pretty fast.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,425
Posted By linuxman51
when you know, you know ;) glad you got...

when you know, you know ;)


glad you got it sorted out! have an uneventful rest of your trip!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By linuxman51
where do you live?

where do you live?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,425
Posted By linuxman51
fuel pressure without vacuum applied to the...

fuel pressure without vacuum applied to the regulator should be around 44psi (3 bar).

how bout this, can you get video of the car acting up?

have you disconnected the battery cables and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,425
Posted By linuxman51
if you can get it about 80 miles south we can do...

if you can get it about 80 miles south we can do the full run up on it and probably sort it all out in an afternoon, I'm down in montgomery but I can't really escape during the week
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,425
Posted By linuxman51
you gotta wideband? what's the AFR's. ...

you gotta wideband? what's the AFR's.

usually popping and lurching is lean. where ya at right now?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,567
Posted By linuxman51
needs squeeze

needs squeeze
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By linuxman51
ok so tuned out on pump gas, nick's 16t 940 hit...

ok so tuned out on pump gas, nick's 16t 940 hit 207.9kpa at 3400rpms on pump gas
On e45 (because people get excited and put pump gas back in the tank along with e85 for... reasons...)
it hit 208.7...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,361
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, maybe get head studs if you're feeling...

yeah, maybe get head studs if you're feeling really froggy, but in the 400hp range I would just run new oem head bolts and call it a day. I haven't run anything but factory hardware in the mains on...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,361
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, I was going to say, I never noticed any...

yeah, I was going to say, I never noticed any excessive consumption on the 2.5L setup, at least not til it split the bore.. but that was a different cause and effect.

as far as op's horsepower...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By linuxman51
I have not noted that behavior, but the cooling...

I have not noted that behavior, but the cooling affect can allow for moar bewst and contributes to the better overall performance.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By linuxman51
there's more "stuff" coming out the pipe on e85...

there's more "stuff" coming out the pipe on e85 setups, which is why folks suddenly find themselves under-wastegated. eg, no boost creep on pump gas tune, swap to e85 and re-tune, suddenly boost...
Forum: events 02-06-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
it's lit, we got haints and errr thang ...

it's lit, we got haints and errr thang

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171395768.jpg
Forum: events 02-06-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
started and first post updated.

started and first post updated.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,665
Posted By linuxman51
the reluctor inputs on the microsquirt more than...

the reluctor inputs on the microsquirt more than make up for any alleged drawback of the missing proto area.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,665
Posted By linuxman51
on the 242, ms2 and micro are going to be about...

on the 242, ms2 and micro are going to be about the same features wise, with the exception of the expansion area on the ms2. I will say that for the most part, few if anyone ever does anything with...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,665
Posted By linuxman51
So the terminator x max and cable is ~$1350 (when...

So the terminator x max and cable is ~$1350 (when it's not on sale). (this is the one that has trans control). They also say skip the mini display if you're going to use a laptop, so I dunno if that...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By linuxman51
there's only one piece. the rooster comb is in...

there's only one piece. the rooster comb is in the case, you can't really get it out of alignment, but if you don't have the selector valve engaged on the pin in the rooster comb, it'll get pushed in...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,665
Posted By linuxman51
terminator is going to be WAAAAY easier than the...

terminator is going to be WAAAAY easier than the stock ecu, trust me.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By linuxman51
you will have the rooster combs even if the...

you will have the rooster combs even if the selector rod isn't in the detent. that's an easy one and it will do exactly what you're describing.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By linuxman51
gotta leak in there or it's not sucking fluid....

gotta leak in there or it's not sucking fluid. make sure you didn't shim the accumulators too proud and push the vb off the case.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,665
Posted By linuxman51
ms does not have anything for DBW vehicles, on...

ms does not have anything for DBW vehicles, on that front you'd be money ahead with a terminator x-max or something else if you ditch the stock ecu (and for the cost of converting the oe harness, the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,665
Posted By linuxman51
while you will learn about tuning with...

while you will learn about tuning with megasquirt, little more than the basic logic will translate over to the gm OEM platform, the sheer complexity of things on the stock ecu side of life is just...
Forum: events 02-03-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
yea maybe. not a bad idea at all, the logistics...

yea maybe. not a bad idea at all, the logistics of it may be challenging though
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,022
Posted By linuxman51
:omg: 4-d chess!

:omg:
4-d chess!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-02-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,954
Posted By linuxman51
looks right, although I don't think I have...

looks right, although I don't think I have anything hooked up to the tach select line (iirc with the jbperf and similar boards you either ground the +, or leave it floating. off hand I can't remember...
Forum: events 02-01-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,991
Posted By linuxman51
indeed it is. and another busy AF saturday for me...

indeed it is. and another busy AF saturday for me as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,567
Posted By linuxman51
have you added timing to see if that helps with...

have you added timing to see if that helps with the creep? 60kpa of creepage is quite a bit. looking at the picture of the datalog tho, it looks more like it's set for 220 and that's where it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 47,953
Posted By linuxman51
cool project!

cool project!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By linuxman51
you know you can get legit ones from josh and...

you know you can get legit ones from josh and they're not crazy expensive, right
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