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Forum: events 08-09-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,342
Posted By kahluaTDI
You boys have fun. I'll be working.

You boys have fun. I'll be working.
Forum: events 07-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,342
Posted By kahluaTDI
I'm going to attempt to come down saturday after...

I'm going to attempt to come down saturday after work for the party. Not making any promises.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,493
Posted By kahluaTDI
I got the sensor from DIY and I couldn't get it...

I got the sensor from DIY and I couldn't get it to work. I wired it in every possible way and couldn't get a signal from it. The only thing I didn't do was directly wire it into the board, I just...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,493
Posted By kahluaTDI
B, edis wheel and hall sensor through MS. I...

B, edis wheel and hall sensor through MS. I really shouldn't say it runs off EDIS, as it's just an edis distributor, no other ford tech.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-18-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,493
Posted By kahluaTDI
I run a hall sensor on a 32-1 wheel with wasted...

I run a hall sensor on a 32-1 wheel with wasted spark through EDIS. I have the same problem with drops, but mine are mostly towards redline. It gets to 5200 or so, and starts to drop signal,...
Forum: events 10-14-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
Awesome meet guys, it was great seeing everyone...

Awesome meet guys, it was great seeing everyone again.
Forum: events 10-10-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
It was pretty fun, especially being freshly...

It was pretty fun, especially being freshly paved. But the sound of banjo's was quite loud.
Forum: events 10-09-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
And just for everyone's record, if you aren't...

And just for everyone's record, if you aren't following people to the drag strip, don't use google navigation, because it will not take you the correct route.
Forum: events 10-09-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
I'll be driving the hooptie (tdi) down. ...

I'll be driving the hooptie (tdi) down. Hopefully I can get off early-ish so I'm not down there after midnight.
Forum: events 10-07-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
Because i'm going to be off the weekend after for...

Because i'm going to be off the weekend after for the bama arkansas game... or something.
Forum: events 10-05-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
I work friday and saturday. I wouldn't be there...

I work friday and saturday. I wouldn't be there with a keg until... midnight saturday? The keg got tapped friday night last year, and the drinking really started around 10am saturday. It would be...
Forum: events 10-04-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
If I was leaving earlier I'd buy a keg through...

If I was leaving earlier I'd buy a keg through the restaurant, but I'll be at work, heading down immediately after. (saturday)
Forum: events 10-04-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
Is anyone coming from around the Oklahoma area?...

Is anyone coming from around the Oklahoma area? If so I'd like to talk to you about pack muling some rimpz back home.
Forum: events 09-18-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
There's also a really big mound of dirt in front...

There's also a really big mound of dirt in front of it, so I can't get anything in to jump it, or get it out with the dirt there.
Forum: events 09-18-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
I honestly haven't touched it since last year....

I honestly haven't touched it since last year. I've been slacking pretty hard.
Forum: events 09-18-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
I'll probably only be there for the party/food...

I'll probably only be there for the party/food saturday evening/sunday morning.
Forum: events 09-18-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
We're the lucky ones having summit be 2 hours...

We're the lucky ones having summit be 2 hours away from us.
Forum: website & board 06-27-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,580
Posted By kahluaTDI
no me importa

no me importa
Forum: events 05-27-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
Volvo's still sitting in the same place where it...

Volvo's still sitting in the same place where it got dropped by the tow. So damn lazy.
Forum: events 05-24-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 39,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
I'll show up. Probably not in a volvo. Track...

I'll show up. Probably not in a volvo.

Track day would have to be monday following in order to get the good rate at TGPR ($1300) as weekends are 3k and generally scheduled out. Gonna try and...
Forum: events 04-23-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By kahluaTDI
SE Ballercross

This weekend is the ALSCCA Spring Super Solo Shootout (SSSS), which is a roughly 2 minute autocross course with a pax shootout in the end.

I doubt any of you would be interested, but if you're...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-06-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,826
Posted By kahluaTDI
Is this true?

Is this true?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,129
Posted By kahluaTDI
This should tell you all you need to know.

This should tell you all you need to know.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,087
Posted By kahluaTDI
Something like that is fine, as it acts as a...

Something like that is fine, as it acts as a restrictor, but I wouldn't run a -4 straight into the cartridge without anything reducing it somewhere along the line, either at the block or on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,087
Posted By kahluaTDI
It's still a good idea to run a restrictor or a...

It's still a good idea to run a restrictor or a -3 line to feed the turbo.

-10 is great for the drain, just make sure it gets a straight shot to the pan since it's pretty much gravity draining it,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By kahluaTDI
and double post.

and double post.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By kahluaTDI
The proportioning isn't going to change that...

The proportioning isn't going to change that much, the brakes are heavily unequal from the get go with the 4 pistons up front.

Your honest to goodness best bet, if you want to even out the brakes...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By kahluaTDI
I haven't had issues locking up the fronts on...

I haven't had issues locking up the fronts on r-comps ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By kahluaTDI
Eagle F1's are not grippy tires "Duuuude". ...

Eagle F1's are not grippy tires "Duuuude". You're exceeding your friction circle because you are lacking physical grip. I won't even go into why you're understeering while braking on an autocross...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By kahluaTDI
You have to consider that your biggest factor in...

You have to consider that your biggest factor in brake performance is your tire grip. It's all about friction, and it just so happens that your tires lack it.

Spares are cheap, and so is used...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By kahluaTDI
What tires are you running?

What tires are you running?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,588
Posted By kahluaTDI
I think what Sam did was use a regular NA...

I think what Sam did was use a regular NA manifold, and then made a J pipe from the collector up to the turbo, flanged it, and ran it like that. The manifold wasn't flipped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 71
740: dafuq
Views: 6,146
Posted By kahluaTDI
You can replace the bearings inside pretty...

You can replace the bearings inside pretty cheaply.

That wouldn't explain the running rich though. How's your O2 sensor? Sounds like a problem since it runs ok when you first start it (cold) and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,554
Posted By kahluaTDI
B21 +t, the only interior is the dash, heater, a...

B21 +t, the only interior is the dash, heater, a stock passenger seat, and a corbeau fat boy. At some point in time it will have a 4 point bar, when the car runs well enough to get to the shop.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,554
Posted By kahluaTDI
242's battery is dead and the fiance has my...

242's battery is dead and the fiance has my jumper cables.

I'm lame. Sorry. But I do have 24/7 access to a set of scales, so that makes me a little cooler, right?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,554
Posted By kahluaTDI
It's raining. If it's not too bad when I get...

It's raining. If it's not too bad when I get home I'll put it on the scales and snap a pic or two.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,554
Posted By kahluaTDI
If I feel not lazy, I can jump start the 242 and...

If I feel not lazy, I can jump start the 242 and push it onto the scales when I get home tonight. But it might rain tonight.
Forum: showroom 02-06-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,436
Posted By kahluaTDI
It's got a hint of gloss, but I would say matte...

It's got a hint of gloss, but I would say matte is a better finish term than either flat or eggshell.
Forum: showroom 02-06-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,436
Posted By kahluaTDI
You can put a pressure washer on it, so it's not...

You can put a pressure washer on it, so it's not difficult to clean.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,581
Posted By kahluaTDI
A good friend of mine's track brake setup ideals...

A good friend of mine's track brake setup ideals were something like: Buy the most expensive pads you can, and the cheapest rotors you can. Swap rotors at the end of the day/weekend, and you'll be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,487
Posted By kahluaTDI
Still sounds like accel enrich. If it happens...

Still sounds like accel enrich. If it happens when boost starts to build it would be on the MAP based AE side of the chart.

An easy way to check is to set it up to TPS 100% and set the enrich...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,487
Posted By kahluaTDI
No. When I had bad PCV issues and would smoke...

No. When I had bad PCV issues and would smoke out an entire city block at idle, my afr's stayed dead solid at their set idle targets.


Do what Linuxman said, and check over your accel enrich...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,618
Posted By kahluaTDI
Or just replace your worn out motor/tranny mounts...

Or just replace your worn out motor/tranny mounts so the engine doesn't vibrate as much.

I would still rock a 3rd mount as well, ratchet or otherwise.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,953
Posted By kahluaTDI
It sounds like he needs to flatten the flange...

It sounds like he needs to flatten the flange with a belt sander.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,953
Posted By kahluaTDI
So it's not leaking between the turbo and the...

So it's not leaking between the turbo and the exhaust manifold? But through the flange itself? Like, not where the gasket should go?

I'm confused.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,953
Posted By kahluaTDI
Use thicker flanges? Are you saying that the...

Use thicker flanges? Are you saying that the welds of the flange itself are bad and causing leaks, or that by virtue of being very thin, the flanges are just prone to leak?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 209,294
Posted By kahluaTDI
Why not just use some scrap wood and frame out a...

Why not just use some scrap wood and frame out a simple box in there, that way you can not only hang the carpet on it, but you could store something inside of it.

If you want to use styrofoam, go...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 209,294
Posted By kahluaTDI
Using the elastic strap I never had any issues...

Using the elastic strap I never had any issues with the spare moving around. Then I realized it was a waste, removed the spar, and put a can of flix-a-flat in its place.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,397
Posted By kahluaTDI
Guy up here has a jig for 240's, Kirk. Does 4...

Guy up here has a jig for 240's, Kirk. Does 4 point bars and more for a decent price. I paid 475 I think for the 4 point weld in, not welded in, I think he charges $150 or something to actually...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,478
Posted By kahluaTDI
Just remember, once you finish, you'll be filling...

Just remember, once you finish, you'll be filling up with premium.

You can easily do what you need to do on your budget, just take your time, accumulate the parts, put in some of the stuff before...
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