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Forum: events Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
I saw pics on facebook and freaked out thinking I...

I saw pics on facebook and freaked out thinking I was missing it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By mikep
If it boosts when you power-brake it, how does...

If it boosts when you power-brake it, how does the torque converter feel if you do a stall test? The stator clutch could be freewheeling.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By mikep
stuck it to the top.

stuck it to the top.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By mikep
bump in lieu of sticking thread.

bump in lieu of sticking thread.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By mikep
cool. Thread stuck.

cool.
Thread stuck.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
I can bring a weber grill and cast iron pan if...

I can bring a weber grill and cast iron pan if you banish us to the back porch.
Forum: events 04-14-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
They stopped making the dark stuff with blue...

They stopped making the dark stuff with blue label anyway.
We should see if Bne and Mr. Plow want to caravan down.
Forum: events 04-13-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
King?

King?
Forum: events 04-13-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
He was one of the more annoying customers. ...

He was one of the more annoying customers.

Am I supplying scrapple for this? I should probably supply scrapple for this..
Forum: article composition 04-13-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 134,892
Posted By mikep
I don't know what yins are talking about, I read...

I don't know what yins are talking about, I read the main page every morning (that cover car, amirite?) before I put on my burlap sack to walk down to the well.
Forum: events 04-11-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
Under 18 we didn't need a license.

Under 18 we didn't need a license.
Forum: events 04-08-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
When i was 11-12 i fished at a pond near my house...

When i was 11-12 i fished at a pond near my house until we moved. The local game warden was named bob bagwell. He could sneak up on anybody, and everybody knew him. It was fun watching him at a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By mikep
The monthly virtual meet is tomorrow night...

The monthly virtual meet is tomorrow night (saturday) at 7pm eastern.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=354801
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By mikep
Thereís a place in kannapolis/salisbury nc. Bench...

Thereís a place in kannapolis/salisbury nc. Bench built (?) transmissions or something.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By mikep
If you are looking for old-school shock valving,...

If you are looking for old-school shock valving, switch to bilstein strut inserts and have them revalved. Currently a shop in Mooresville NC is doing them.

For the rear, start fabricating. Rally...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By mikep
5x price for 2x life?

5x price for 2x life?
Forum: events 03-30-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,849
Posted By mikep
Updated for this saturday, april 3rd.

Updated for this saturday, april 3rd.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By mikep
240 Fuel Tank Thickness

Ken made a comment somewhere about fuel pump whine with an aftermarket tank.
I needed one, and rock auto listed 3.
Liland Global $132, listed wrong height (all 3 used differing nomenclature)...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By mikep
Look up flywheel explosions in google image...

Look up flywheel explosions in google image search. You wonít race with an iron flywheel after. Especially one that has been carved on. I have lightened a few, but i got lucky and did not rev that...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By mikep
also, think about a possible metal shield close...

also, think about a possible metal shield close to the pipe//turbo/manifold, to keep the radiant heat away from the wires, or maybe bolted to the upper manifold studs?
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
shew.. *masked hug

shew..
*masked hug
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,272
Posted By mikep
WHERE WILL I PROCURE MY MAC N CHEESE, THEN??? ...

WHERE WILL I PROCURE MY MAC N CHEESE, THEN???
*tear caps
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
Upper parking lot camping sounds nice and quiet. ...

Upper parking lot camping sounds nice and quiet.


Nobody in this crowd will be affected, luckily (mutually not sure if joking, iím sure)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,639
Posted By mikep
Where are you? I have saved all the shims i...

Where are you? I have saved all the shims i encountered over the years, and keep them in a tray with compartments. Maybe someone near you has done the same.
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,272
Posted By mikep
same. (although I didn't know youse guys...

same.

(although I didn't know youse guys when I did it)
Forum: events 03-22-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
edited title (date), stuck thread.

edited title (date), stuck thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By mikep
More than a swallow can carry.

More than a swallow can carry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,223
Posted By mikep
I bought a kit from rockauto, can't remember if...

I bought a kit from rockauto, can't remember if they had a zf kit.
*ok, I looked. lots of cam kits, but for 92, they sell a zf rack for $191.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,338
Posted By mikep
More duration with a set separation angle = more...

More duration with a set separation angle = more overlap.
Closer (lower number) separation angle with a set duration = more overlap.
Overlap rules for high rpm scavenging/intake cylinder filling,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,338
Posted By mikep
No, you use lobe separation angle and the...

No, you use lobe separation angle and the opening/closing events of the exh/in valves to get overlap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,179
Posted By mikep
Are we talking baseball out, or pet that **** on...

Are we talking baseball out, or pet that **** on the rug out?
How many fingers that look like parking meters am I holding up?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,967
Posted By mikep
adjustable ...

adjustable
https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productdetails.asp?RecID=2943

30 psi
https://www.autometer.com/pressure-switch-30-psi.html

15 psi...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,330
Posted By mikep
What were your lash numbers after?

What were your lash numbers after?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,967
Posted By mikep
I would (and possibly will) use an air regulator...

I would (and possibly will) use an air regulator into a T fitting with gauge and oil light switch to test a few.
Forum: events 03-13-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,446
Posted By mikep
I only need left side springs. Hook me up?

I only need left side springs. Hook me up?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,046
Posted By mikep
No. Bleeders up is what matters, unless a caliper...

No. Bleeders up is what matters, unless a caliper also has staggered piston sizes.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,967
Posted By mikep
Thatís nice.

Thatís nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,967
Posted By mikep
Maybe I should make these and sell them for half...

Maybe I should make these and sell them for half price.
https://www.hawksmotorsports.com/gm-gen-v-lt-road-race-oil-pan-baffle-use-w-302-20/
...
Forum: events 03-12-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By mikep
That's a tough call. the 2019 price hike kept me...

That's a tough call. the 2019 price hike kept me away, and although I had my second shot, most of the people who I like hanging out with probably haven't.
Forum: events 03-12-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
I can take some axles to share with everyone,...

I can take some axles to share with everyone, kinda like party favors.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 130,279
Posted By mikep
The material used has almost no variation within...

The material used has almost no variation within the iron alloy family. But when measuring the spring, knowing the coating is important. Powdercoating can add a mm to the wire thickness, most paints...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,950
Posted By mikep
It's mostly covered here, I will add this: When...

It's mostly covered here, I will add this:
When you go stiffer in spring rate (and you will want to), you decrease normal-use ride height variations (a good thing in this case), so you can have the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By mikep
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4Ru8DMW-grY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: events 03-09-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
<3

<3
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,330
Posted By mikep
well there's yer problem. 3.3 meters is still way...

well there's yer problem. 3.3 meters is still way too much shim.
Forum: events 03-09-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,446
Posted By mikep
I got my second shot, and I am towing a car to...

I got my second shot, and I am towing a car to seattle this summer. Maybe I'll get lucky and join the festivities.
Forum: events 03-06-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,849
Posted By mikep
Iíve been on the phone with the credit card...

Iíve been on the phone with the credit card company because someone jacked my numbers.
So iím toast. Next time.
Forum: events 03-06-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 79,849
Posted By mikep
Iíll try to check in after i drop strut cores at...

Iíll try to check in after i drop strut cores at Bneís place.
Forum: events 03-03-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By mikep
yes. No clue, might camp, yadda.

yes. No clue, might camp, yadda.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,825
Posted By mikep
PM reply sent, I went that way last weekend, I'm...

PM reply sent, I went that way last weekend, I'm going again in 2 weeks. I will make a special run for gas money if needed. That would increase the bill for cores to $60. (it's 100 miles from my...
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