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Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,744
Posted By munday
Ah yes, around 10 years ago a German team of...

Ah yes, around 10 years ago a German team of researchers concluded that a 500cc cylinder with a stroke length longer than its bore diameter is the ideal. The reason being that it offers the best...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,744
Posted By munday
I'm not 100% on my fuel knowledge but I'll answer...

I'm not 100% on my fuel knowledge but I'll answer as best i can...

I don't think you can boil it down as simply as lower octanes burn faster. There is no direct correlation between burn rate and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,744
Posted By munday
You are missing something, the reduced voltage...

You are missing something, the reduced voltage required for spark to occur does not come from the material specifically. The use of platinum and iridium allows for much smaller electrodes while still...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By munday
This is a little outdated and simplistic. We...

This is a little outdated and simplistic.

We have instrumented spark plugs in each cylinder that tell us the tip temperature (ground wire can be measured but its generally not required). We do...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-22-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 1,577,579
Posted By munday
Mine idles about the same, unmodified calibration...

Mine idles about the same, unmodified calibration and feedback enabled.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,766
Posted By munday
*Shot :)

*Shot :)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,599
Posted By munday
Yes if you keep the cat you'll probably get away...

Yes if you keep the cat you'll probably get away with not hitting fuel cut, with a decat you may have to hook up a Zener diode/Ostrich/Chipped ECU
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,931
Posted By munday
If you want to run 1 bar, use a 1 bar actuator. ...

If you want to run 1 bar, use a 1 bar actuator.

You can use a boost controller to increase boost over this level, you cannot run lower boost than your actuator allows.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,599
Posted By munday
Your next step should be a bigger exhaust and...

Your next step should be a bigger exhaust and 15psi. See how that feels, and if you want more you start looking at bigger turbos like the 15g etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,085
Posted By munday
That's completely normal mate. Not sure where you...

That's completely normal mate. Not sure where you have everything mounted but you can try and move the signal line closer to the throttle body, or the dump valve closer to the turbo. However the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,495
Posted By munday
The stock setup in a 96 has a high and low speed....

The stock setup in a 96 has a high and low speed. The low speed is triggered at a certain coolant temp (cant remember exactly) AND/OR a certain air conditioning gas pressure. The high speed is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,495
Posted By munday
Personally I'd go for the electric fan every...

Personally I'd go for the electric fan every time, got the two speed variable and more room in the bay. Make sure you fit the correct cowl as well as its really well designed :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,671
Posted By munday
Yeah you can always drill and tap near the bottom...

Yeah you can always drill and tap near the bottom of the shock, screw in a grease nipple and pump it back up with gearbox oil :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,352
Posted By munday
My post to you was mean spirited and I feel bad,...

My post to you was mean spirited and I feel bad, sorry! :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,039
Posted By munday
That's right mate, we use an ostrich :)

That's right mate, we use an ostrich :)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,039
Posted By munday
Yeah way too rich, I just tuned to lambda 1 in...

Yeah way too rich, I just tuned to lambda 1 in the exh which is what counts.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,352
Posted By munday
That's what everyone on here seems to think, and...

That's what everyone on here seems to think, and they may well be correct. However, I've not seen any actual data to back this up, so might as well test it for myself. Looking at the compressor map I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,352
Posted By munday
I know this question wasn't for me but I do have...

I know this question wasn't for me but I do have some input

Stock 13c @ 15psi
Stock 1996 940 IC

Maximum Pre TB temperature I've seen is 38C after repeated motorway pulls through 3rd/4th/5th...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,039
Posted By munday
Yeah you're right, i'll edit my post so as not to...

Yeah you're right, i'll edit my post so as not to confuse people! They look different due to the maps having different XDF files that slightly offset the tables.

Warmup enrichment changed...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,352
Posted By munday
HAHAHA Do you feel you've been put in your...

HAHAHA

Do you feel you've been put in your place yet or would you like to carry on spouting rubbish to be proved wrong on?

I don't comment on things I don't know about, being an engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,039
Posted By munday
Why do you guys want to SLOW the boost response?...

Why do you guys want to SLOW the boost response? Madness!

The main fuel maps are the same for FK/FT. Don't know about ign as I havent played with that yet.

Boost creep isnt an issue with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,039
Posted By munday
You'll want to be replacing/modifying the...

You'll want to be replacing/modifying the actuator really. I ran with the LPT actuator and a MBC which could just about hit 14psi (with a 0.9mm restrictor in the signal line from compressor housing)...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,352
Posted By munday
Wow talk about getting hostile. So ignoring the...

Wow talk about getting hostile. So ignoring the strongly butthurt couple of guys, one thing to consider is that the CBV working allows the wastegate to shut on gear changes, if the pressure in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,766
Posted By munday
Another UK member checking in!

Another UK member checking in!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,661
Posted By munday
If you wanted to investigate further it may be...

If you wanted to investigate further it may be worth making up a quick and cheap little tool...

You know those 'hearing boosters' you can get? They are a small plastic body with a microphone built...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,840
Posted By munday
I'd run it on the stock AMM and see if you have...

I'd run it on the stock AMM and see if you have any issues
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,949
Posted By munday
Lots of points on here I'd like to reply to, but...

Lots of points on here I'd like to reply to, but its early and I'm at work.

I see someone mentioned a 12:1 NA build for efficiency? Are you planning on running that on E85/Race fuel? If not...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,949
Posted By munday
I totally agree about using verniers to get the...

I totally agree about using verniers to get the cams set for the performance you want, my skepticism is about trying to use intake cam adjustment in order to reduce the dynamic compression ratio for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,600
Posted By munday
I have an OEM '96 IC, running 15psi on a 13C and...

I have an OEM '96 IC, running 15psi on a 13C and intake charge temps have yet to exceed 33C (outside temp has been between 0-16C)

Anybody have some actual data? Other than...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,949
Posted By munday
Sounds similar in concept to an Atkinson/Miller...

Sounds similar in concept to an Atkinson/Miller cycle engine.

You're trading off the preferred cam timing (your proposed changes being 'not ideal') in order to run boost. Seems like robbing Peter...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,935
Posted By munday
I don't think thats going to give yo any benefit,...

I don't think thats going to give yo any benefit, I was thinking something more along the lines of: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a2/Rover_Metro_GTi_red_hl.jpg

Notice how it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,393
Posted By munday
I would guess that you are right, the spring...

I would guess that you are right, the spring sounds like it may be too stiff. Test it with the spring and ball removed (bearing in mind you will have a tiny vac leak at all times then)

The...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,935
Posted By munday
IMO your biggest/easiest gain would come from a...

IMO your biggest/easiest gain would come from a rear spoiler angled downwards slightly. Imagine looking at the car from side on, the spoiler would extend further back and point downwards at an angle...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,393
Posted By munday
The stock actuator sucks for running more boost,...

The stock actuator sucks for running more boost, I had the same issue. Couldn't hold boost at high rpm.

You should be able to manage around 10psi if you fit a small (1.2-0.9mm) restrictor in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,076
Posted By munday
The motorsport way when stuck in a tight...

The motorsport way when stuck in a tight situation like this is to buy, agitate and release the full fury of a 2L bottle of full fat coke through the best available hole. This has been done at the Le...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-03-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 1,577,579
Posted By munday
I often get the checksum (i assume) error with...

I often get the checksum (i assume) error with the engine running, and no amount of saving and reflashing (with the checksum tool) will rid the code unless I turn the engine off and upload again. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,346
Posted By munday
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,346
Posted By munday
Is that all the info you have from Bosch? Seems...

Is that all the info you have from Bosch? Seems pretty sparse to draw any conclusions from!

NGK make the best plugs and spend the most on development etc. Bosch aren't far behind
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,346
Posted By munday
I'll leave this here... ...

I'll leave this here...

http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp252/Munday/47E528D7-7120-4C6B-8CA0-E0E90AEBABA4_zpsrfbp6k7c.jpg
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Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,346
Posted By munday
This depends on so so many factors. If...

This depends on so so many factors.

If you're talking the time to reach its peak temp then by the time you've got the car to operating temperature and done a power run will be plenty. Peak temps...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,285
Posted By munday
A very hot exhaust manifold and turbine wheel....

A very hot exhaust manifold and turbine wheel. What do i win :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,285
Posted By munday
Which would suggest that the charge is being...

Which would suggest that the charge is being burned...just not in the cylinder?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,218
Posted By munday
Its worth checking the voltage to the pumps while...

Its worth checking the voltage to the pumps while running. I've often seen as little as 10V (!!!) at the pump. This wasn't on a Volvo, but its a 2 minute job to check :)

Regarding the differences...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,218
Posted By munday
Damn, that guy is smashing it over there :-D

Damn, that guy is smashing it over there :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,218
Posted By munday
Oh you guys don't know? US dyno figures are...

Oh you guys don't know? US dyno figures are usually 15-20% higher than anywhere else in the world :nod:

I know a few teams in the UK/Europe that have had engines over from the US, put them on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,218
Posted By munday
Even more impressive when you think that's in the...

Even more impressive when you think that's in the UK, would be more like 350whp over with you guys :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,068
Posted By munday
A DIY water injection kit can be built for around...

A DIY water injection kit can be built for around £150 if you decide to raise compression/turbo. Will provide useful protection against det should the fuel quality be questionable
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,467
Posted By munday
I'm not sure on their old sign off, but NGK now...

I'm not sure on their old sign off, but NGK now do a PI test where they must be able to sign off with no pre ignition while running one heat range hotter then recommended at the highest spark plug...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,467
Posted By munday
^^ This. Heat range should have no effect on MPG...

^^ This. Heat range should have no effect on MPG unless they become badly fouled from being too cold.

So you're saying the the NGK heat range 7 is 2 ranges colder than stock, so stock is heat...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,614
Posted By munday
Picture this: You're flat out, the car changes...

Picture this: You're flat out, the car changes gear without you lifting the throttle. This means that your CBV doesn't operate right? So at 6000rpm 15psi your wastegate is open, your car changes gear...
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