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Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-19-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By kingkong
Thats great news ! Can't wait to test mine. Few...

Thats great news !
Can't wait to test mine. Few more weeks and the roar should be heard. :-P
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-29-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By kingkong
I think with MS1 you had to put a pullup and a...

I think with MS1 you had to put a pullup and a relay and whatnot but now MS2 et MS3 generates a +12V signal so you can technically plug it right to the tach.

I will try and let you guys know how...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-29-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By kingkong
Thanks man, clear answer, will try that ;-)

Thanks man, clear answer, will try that ;-)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-28-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By kingkong
MS3x + stock tacho, in a car that had no tacho in the first place

Hi all,

I installed a tacho that came from, apparently, a 240 dash, in my '89 244 that came with a B200E.

I have two questions :

1. Is the stock harness already equipped to have +12v and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Lyon :cool: @sweep : yeah my first one came...

Lyon :cool:

@sweep : yeah my first one came from him too. Ebay shop is called something like dixall. Turbo was still good, no play whatsoever, but too rusty for the time i had to give it TLC.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thanks for the heads up. Boost will begin at...

Thanks for the heads up. Boost will begin at 15psi though, won't see 30psi until i am sure everything else is going as it should.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thanks man. Yeah well, work is taking the best...

Thanks man.
Yeah well, work is taking the best part of my weeks, and i moved house this summer with the gf so the volvo had to wait a bit. I trashed the miata on the track instead, was good fun !
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Hi guys, A bit of progress. Engine...

Hi guys,

A bit of progress.

Engine block is done and in the car.
M90 has been modded on 3rd gear, and in the car, along with a 850R clutch kit.
Hydraulic clutch conversion is done and man...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 141,182
Posted By kingkong
For the same kind of price, have a look at...

For the same kind of price, have a look at compressor racing in UK, they have very nice hybrid turbos for our engines. I just bought anHY35 but with 10cm exhaust housing for uber fast spool, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By kingkong
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By kingkong
Thanks for your feedback man. In the process of...

Thanks for your feedback man. In the process of fitting an M90, might give it a try.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By kingkong
T8fanning, how did you manage to keep the visco...

T8fanning, how did you manage to keep the visco fan while putting an intercooler behind the radiator ?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By kingkong
I know i know... i lost patience and when it all...

I know i know... i lost patience and when it all came out all of a sudden, i couldn't catch the flying parts.

@ p18002.5t : ok i really really hope you're friend can help me out. I will wait for...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By kingkong
Hello guys, I got another problem : call me...

Hello guys,

I got another problem : call me stupid, but i lost the balls and springs of the this gear

http://nsm07.casimages.com/img/2017/08/21//1708211102428772015231472.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By kingkong
Wow great thread thanks! I wish I had seen...

Wow great thread thanks!
I wish I had seen this before hammering the input shaft to take all the guts out.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By kingkong
Thank you very much guys for the infos. I feel...

Thank you very much guys for the infos. I feel much more confident now.
I only have access to a MIG, and i am an OK welder but only ever practiced on thick steel before.

I will post pics here...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By kingkong
Thanks mate. I Red this topic many times but I...

Thanks mate.
I Red this topic many times but I wanted to know what part exactly on my pictures should be welded together.

Would you be kind enough to point it on the pic?

Cheers mate
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By kingkong
M90 3rd gear mod : how long must the welds be ? (pics)

Hi guys,

I red a lot trying to understand what this mod is supposed to do but i still can't.
Do the welds need to extend to the outer ring or not ? Does this ring need to be able to move ?
Or,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
It is upside down. No access to the spark plugs.

It is upside down. No access to the spark plugs.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Hi all, My HX35 was rusty as hell. So i bit...

Hi all,

My HX35 was rusty as hell. So i bit the bullet and bought a brand new HY35 hybrid with a 10cm2 exhaust housing for fast spool, but still capable of handling 550hp.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Cheers for all these infos mate !! That is...

Cheers for all these infos mate !!
That is great news. Great fabwork and simplicity.

I feared that the extra length would decrease the twinscroll pulse effect but when i see the practicality of...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thanks guys ! Mee too, can't wait. The...

Thanks guys !
Mee too, can't wait.
The engine is being closed this week. Then i will tackle the M90 3rd gear ring job.
Then into the car.

On another note, my holset is so rusted i think i will...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Hi guys, A bit of work has been done to the...

Hi guys,

A bit of work has been done to the car.

Engine was stripped cleaned and painted.
Head is almost finished with double valve springs, aluminium retainers and a copy of a K cam from KG...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,746
Posted By kingkong
Wow just stumbled upon your answers guys. ...

Wow just stumbled upon your answers guys.

Thank you all for the input. Now i'm happy.

I went with freeze plugs retainers because it seemed to be a very common problem on different levels of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,746
Posted By kingkong
You damn right i was. Even more when i broke a...

You damn right i was.
Even more when i broke a tap on another cylinder.

lol at your pic.

thebornotaku, whne i JB weld it, i drill somewhere else or i drill and tap the JB weld ?

I am afraid...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,746
Posted By kingkong
Freeze plug retainers : drilled through...

Hi guys,
I machined 8 freeze plug retainers.
When i was drilling and tapping all 16 holes, well, on cylinder 3 there is less meat than others, and i accidentally drilled through the block. I didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,803
Posted By kingkong
Very neat work mate, very neat. Cranking up...

Very neat work mate, very neat.

Cranking up the oil pressure is not meant only for high end race cars. More pressure means for flow, thus better heat dissipation for the bearings.

Do you mind...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Never said "i am great" or whatever but you are...

Never said "i am great" or whatever but you are being a dick for no reason.
I didn't say TB'ers are stupid. I said that you guys started tuning these engine way before programmable ECU's allowed us...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thanks man. I will skim the head for flatness...

Thanks man. I will skim the head for flatness purpose really.
It seems everybody on here is concerned with detonation. I guess it has to do with the fact that most people put plug n play chips in...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Woot woot !! ...

Woot woot !!

http://nsm07.casimages.com/img/2017/02/21//1702210910528772014864142.png (http://www.casimages.com/img.php?i=1702210910528772014864142.png)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Spacer for the prop shaft is nearly done. 50mm...

Spacer for the prop shaft is nearly done. 50mm thick.

http://nsm07.casimages.com/img/2017/02/14//1702140615528772014847411.jpg (http://www.casimages.com/img.php?i=1702140615528772014847411.jpg)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thanks poulrais. eabras : ok good to know,...

Thanks poulrais.

eabras : ok good to know, great info thanks.

I just checked : i got an A cam in the b200E. Fuk. I gotta choose between an A and a T cam.
According to the lift and duration,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
All right, i red a bit more. As for the...

All right, i red a bit more.

As for the springs, i will shim them. No need to buy expensive fancy springs when using your brain is cheaper. I will shim them to the max my camshaft will allow me,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
I will see when this 8v setup work properly. ...

I will see when this 8v setup work properly.

So i made the big order at classicswede. H beam rods, gaskets, TTV 850R billet flywheel and a master cylinder for the M90. I will stick to oem pistons...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thanks man. What ring gap is considered safe...

Thanks man.
What ring gap is considered safe for running 2 bar/ 400-500 hp ?

I am leaning towards an HX35 with twinscroll 12cm2 housing. I think that it's a great combination between fast spool...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Hey eabras ! Can you tell me more about your...

Hey eabras ! Can you tell me more about your setup ? What rpm does it get full boost ?

Billy, why do you say that ? HAve you got data ? Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
I red on here that the stock pistons would hold...

I red on here that the stock pistons would hold the boost but the ring lands would not stay for long.
Since i hate de re do thing, i might as well go straight to forged pistons.

But for the love...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thank you nordsmachine. So i finished...

Thank you nordsmachine.

So i finished stripping the B230 to bare block. Now i'm going to order the forged pistons+rods so i can send everything to my machinist.
In the mean time, i will tap the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,119
Posted By kingkong
No worries John, it's just that you wrote me a...

No worries John, it's just that you wrote me a nice PM few weeks ago and then nothing. I was wondering ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,119
Posted By kingkong
I don't see any number in his sig. I am in France...

I don't see any number in his sig. I am in France anyway, i don't even know if it is night or day where he lives so i would not call him, even less if he is at the hopital, that's for sure.

Thank...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,119
Posted By kingkong
Time for a thread revival, Does anyone know...

Time for a thread revival,

Does anyone know why John isn't answering PM's or emails ? I need to purchase pistons+rods and cant get a hold of him.

Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Evening fella's. Friday i went to pick a...

Evening fella's.

Friday i went to pick a B230FK+ M90. Me happy !! :rofl:

http://nsm08.casimages.com/img/2017/01/20//1701201140308772014788314.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Thanks for the tip about the prop shaft mate. ...

Thanks for the tip about the prop shaft mate.
Good for me that 16v head isn't compatible with the b230, keeps me from spending unnecessary money lol.

I began to unplug the B200 last night. Even...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Well well look who's here... ...

Well well look who's here...

http://nsm08.casimages.com/img/2017/01/17//1701170853308772014777329.jpg (http://www.casimages.com/img.php?i=1701170853308772014777329.jpg)

In the meantime, i found...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Any thoughts guys ?

Any thoughts guys ?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,594
Posted By kingkong
Very nice build. Can you tell me if the...

Very nice build.
Can you tell me if the business was easy with acm-ab ? (I assume you got the internal parts from them right ?)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
about that cr stuff, i really wonder if i should...

about that cr stuff, i really wonder if i should bore the block to b230 specs and use turbo pistons.
The site i mentionned few posts earlier appaers to be a pain to buy from so i'd be better off...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 04:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Still figuring all out. I wanna be sure i got the...

Still figuring all out. I wanna be sure i got the right engine to begin with. The more i read the more it seems that way.
Against all odds, i might have found a getrag 265. I'm going to pick it up...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,416
Posted By kingkong
This is the greatest build i have ever red on any...

This is the greatest build i have ever red on any forum (and god knows i read a lot of them).

The brain behind this build is exactly what tuning is all about. Man i congratulate you deeply. You...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,338
Posted By kingkong
Just contacted Brandtab and they don't want to...

Just contacted Brandtab and they don't want to ship outside of sweden. Too bad because he seems to do some nice work. Thanks anyway.
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