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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 498
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yes. I ran for a bit with a k-cam in a stock...

Yes. I ran for a bit with a k-cam in a stock head, Nathan intake, tube header, holset blah blah (a better flowing setup than being discussed here is my point). I set the rev limiter at 6900 and it...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 498
Posted By Stiggy Pop
pretty sure it's got a k-cam in it too! ...

pretty sure it's got a k-cam in it too!

(cool vid, thanks)
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 498
Posted By Stiggy Pop
By this logic why stop at 8? If 2000 is good 4000...

By this logic why stop at 8? If 2000 is good 4000 must be great. 10,000 rpm red block with a stock top end, itíll make a ton of power Iím sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Stiggy Pop
put an ebay core on that blue 242 I want to see...

put an ebay core on that blue 242 I want to see if it scales :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Stiggy Pop
what's that as a percentage of total

what's that as a percentage of total
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Interested to see how you mount the pedal box on...

Interested to see how you mount the pedal box on the floor, I’ve always wanted to do that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,644
Posted By Stiggy Pop
bet it'd be DOD not FOD

bet it'd be DOD not FOD
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 64,637
Posted By Stiggy Pop
kudos for even giving AC a second thought when it...

kudos for even giving AC a second thought when it was 16deg yesterday morning :D
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 155,112
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Ah interesting, I assumed it said 'Remove Before...

Ah interesting, I assumed it said 'Remove Before Flight' because I see about 400 of those every day.

If you want a flight one I'll snag one for ya!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 155,112
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Pratt & Whitney key chain? That's the most...

Pratt & Whitney key chain? That's the most surprising thing to me in the thread, being way out in Cali.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,960
Posted By Stiggy Pop
if you can keep your fingers and toes from...

if you can keep your fingers and toes from freezing I'll work in the snow over the rain any day.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,960
Posted By Stiggy Pop
sure, the 200lb stick out back will be a good...

sure, the 200lb stick out back will be a good offset to the 70/30 weight distribution with a turbo cast iron v8! 2019: the year of the 4000lb 242. :rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,960
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no way, all 240hp cars need giant truck axles.

no way, all 240hp cars need giant truck axles.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Ferrea will make valves to spec if you're looking...

Ferrea will make valves to spec if you're looking to spend some money.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By Stiggy Pop
not much room for a big snakey header on the pass...

not much room for a big snakey header on the pass side with the big boxed out rally setup.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 228,553
Posted By Stiggy Pop
made me think about the crazy angles and levering...

made me think about the crazy angles and levering they had to do to wedge the engine and transmission back into a Countach

http://www.countach.ch/HeadGasket/Step2/Install3.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 104,070
Posted By Stiggy Pop
spoiler: horsepower and choo choo noises

spoiler: horsepower and choo choo noises
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 64,637
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that car did fool me when I first saw it. It's a...

that car did fool me when I first saw it. It's a great 40-footer.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,127
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Dry and clean. I'm using a cometic on an o-ringed...

Dry and clean. I'm using a cometic on an o-ringed block and it went in dry and clean.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,550
Posted By Stiggy Pop
labor is free! thanks for the insight. Wow...

labor is free!

thanks for the insight. Wow that is a lot of power per dollar!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,550
Posted By Stiggy Pop
So normal stuff. I probably have more into a...

So normal stuff. I probably have more into a 350whp redblock lol

600whp builds seem normal so wasn’t sure if 900whp is more of the same or a whole different world (internals beadwork etc)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,550
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so does it cost real money to make that much...

so does it cost real money to make that much power, or is even 900+ becoming "cheap" (a relative term of course)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,474
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I would agree that if kept on topic this is a...

I would agree that if kept on topic this is a valid discussion for the performance area, which let’s be honest is lacking for good conversations these days.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it's got some rubber in there... my...

it's got some rubber in there...

my dashboard is a 3k rpm tuning fork with Yoshi heavy rubber mounts. I actually got much less frequency vibes with poly mounts.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,127
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive

the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,208
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that is surprising!

that is surprising!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By Stiggy Pop
i can't find realtuner radio on itunes how do you...

i can't find realtuner radio on itunes how do you guys listen?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had a boost-lean out that ended up being a...

I had a boost-lean out that ended up being a (real) A340 that dead headed around 70psi. Took me a while to find that one.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,617
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Maybe not in 2011 when it was built but, yeah....

Maybe not in 2011 when it was built but, yeah. With the RSI head and rod/pistons there was +$7k in the long block.

If I were respending my money and repowering the car now it wouldn’t get an ls...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,617
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My b230 was built by Larry’s in Groton CT to a...

My b230 was built by Larry’s in Groton CT to a pretty high level, rods, pistons, crank treatment, block o-ringed etc. I bought it off a stand a friend Paul’s garage and the machine shop bill for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,279
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I like how your grill and side mirror are at the...

I like how your grill and side mirror are at the same jaunty angle
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 120,934
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Didn't know we had that in common. My high school...

Didn't know we had that in common. My high school car was a white '88 900t that we repainted, did a grey leather interior, SPG body kit, springs, straight pipe, red APC box, stupid loud BOV. It was...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 120,934
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If you don't have the next project hard in mind...

If you don't have the next project hard in mind you're just window shopping! I think about selling my car sometimes but know I'd miss it.



That's a cool idea!



you lost me. They weren't...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-16-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,954
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I did a microsquirt as a "get it done cheap"...

I did a microsquirt as a "get it done cheap" build and I'm hard pressed to come up with justification to spend $1200+ to upgrade to something else.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stiggy Pop
A bit of a needle but Ferrari 308 Epsilon 3-pc...

A bit of a needle but Ferrari 308 Epsilon 3-pc check all the boxes: light weight, 5x108, don't require spacers, avalable in 16x8+
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I love pegs I have money I have a car that...

I love pegs
I have money
I have a car that really needs wheels
Ain't nobody paying $1250 for pegs, no matter how new they are
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 163,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The local guys really like Ben (he's about 45m...

The local guys really like Ben (he's about 45m from me). I haven't had occasion to use him yet, but might call him up to connect me with dyno tuning sometime.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 163,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
As one does :D

As one does :D
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 163,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Wait I missed something, why are you building two...

Wait I missed something, why are you building two engines?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 64,637
Posted By Stiggy Pop
smeashed my totaled 945 went like this: ...

smeashed

my totaled 945 went like this:

insurance: we'll give you $1100
me: **** off
insurance: $1300
me: **** off
insurance: OK we're going to send out an independent appraisal
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 64,637
Posted By Stiggy Pop
where were you driving when you got hit?

where were you driving when you got hit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By Stiggy Pop
also replacement clips are NLA as I recall, so...

also replacement clips are NLA as I recall, so might want to try the gentle method before breaking out the cutting tools. Usually you'll break half or so and save some good ones.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 200,725
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Shine Seal for your freshly polished lips. Iím...

Shine Seal for your freshly polished lips. Iím telling you, the stuff is amazing.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yoshi mounts work well but if the front of your...

Yoshi mounts work well but if the front of your car is low and you live on uneven roads they are far and away the lightning rods for SMACKs when you find the right(wrong) angle. I'd have to use an...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,364
Posted By Stiggy Pop
There's the dude out east of me in Mass who was...

There's the dude out east of me in Mass who was profiling cams, I offered up my spare BNIB RSI 3 for him to spec out and he never answered :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,364
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll stop derailing but a (friendly) older guy at...

I'll stop derailing but a (friendly) older guy at a local cruise night came up to me while the car was idling and said "didn'tcha know you could have put a 5.0 in that instead of putting a muffler on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,364
Posted By Stiggy Pop
RSI turbo 3 with a RSI head with 48/40 valves...

RSI turbo 3 with a RSI head with 48/40 valves (cost well more than a grand too) and it's a rippa. If your truck motor don't have a turbo on it I'll hurt your feelings!

the RSI turbo 2 was a little...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 53,507
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Seems like at my place no matter where it goes it...

Seems like at my place no matter where it goes it ends up with a bug stuck to it and some hair from the golden retriever :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 53,507
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:nod: I'll put small stuff in the convection...

:nod: I'll put small stuff in the convection toaster oven at 120* for a nice finish.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,591
Posted By Stiggy Pop
if you get parts cut all fancy like make extras...

if you get parts cut all fancy like make extras of that frame rail mount that picks up the crossmember bolts. I'd buy a set to make b230 mounts.
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