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Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By klr142
I don't know for sure, but it's very possible...

I don't know for sure, but it's very possible they did. Increasing your compression always helps. A thinner headgasket is a must for better efficiency with higher compression at the same time....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By klr142
Yes, exactly. The VX3 will give up a little...

Yes, exactly. The VX3 will give up a little bottom end to pick up some top end in comparison to an M cam or T cam. That's how camshafts work, they give up one end to increase the other if no other...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
He did say he tried another setting but I donít...

He did say he tried another setting but I donít know if ignition was the wrong direction or just not right. Timos Motor dynoed this cam at 213hp with Lh2.4, and Iím not sure what intake it used but...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By klr142
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=232...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=232036

That’s one of many threads that pops up with a google 531 vs 530 search.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
https://youtu.be/soxSaJNMq_E He slapped a...

https://youtu.be/soxSaJNMq_E

He slapped a ported 531 head on that was shaved 2.5mm and had a Timos 13.10 cam in it. 171whp and 155lb-ft of torque.

I want to see the AFR, because that powerband...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By klr142
Don’t use a 531 on an auto equipped car with any...

Don’t use a 531 on an auto equipped car with any of the factory camshafts. In an auto and with any factory camshaft, a 530 will be more efficient and produce more power/torque in a usable powerband...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By klr142
A is a better camshaft in my opinion and...

A is a better camshaft in my opinion and experience. I havenít tried them back to back but I liked the T cam more than the VX when I ran them! I did run the T cam retarded 4 degrees and with tight...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,996
Posted By klr142
Crazy! Send it in for measuring. :)

Crazy! Send it in for measuring. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,996
Posted By klr142
Nothing, what so ever on the back of the cam...

Nothing, what so ever on the back of the cam where everyone in their right mind at least scratches something into it? Pictures?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
Your definition of listening is different than...

Your definition of listening is different than mine. I'm only acting like a jerk because YOU are acting like a jerk. And yes, John has a way with typing on the forum. He's a great guy, too! An...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
Well, since you don't want to listen to your...

Well, since you don't want to listen to your elders who know what they're talking about, why stick around? Let alone the whole respect thing.

I'll give you one guess........ ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By klr142
It also won't leak or be a pain to install(not...

It also won't leak or be a pain to install(not that the silicone really should be in this specific application). The 3" exhaust and more heat from the modified car may make the silicone a better...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
Seriously dude? Get the **** out of this forum. ...

Seriously dude? Get the **** out of this forum.

Get the **** out. You are definitely an 18 year old kid.

:nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By klr142
URO sucks, OE Volvo rubber rules. Get the ones...

URO sucks, OE Volvo rubber rules. Get the ones linked to off Tasca, they are a good deal and were posted by someone smart. Listen to him.

Good luck and enjoy!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
Thanks John! I appreciate you and this builder...

Thanks John! I appreciate you and this builder taking the time.

The "too long; didn't read" comment was Ben saving OTHER people from reading the ENTIRE thread by saying what the video proved:...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,996
Posted By klr142
Very cool thread, thank you for your time! I...

Very cool thread, thank you for your time! I haven't looked at anything yet, other than to read through the posts.

On the topic of retarded cam timing with shaved heads, all I can say is that on...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
Thumbs up Yes!

Bummer to hear the K-jet intake manifold didn't work for you guys. I assume it needs the 16V throttle body(or larger) and an adapter for more plenum volume to work better. Or just the throttle body...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
No... It demonstrates a lack of a matching system...

No... It demonstrates a lack of a matching system that would result in improved performance. What part of this video includes dyno graphs or tune information that shows what changes the header made?...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,336
Posted By klr142
Crazy! Nice to have a sticky box. Haha

Crazy! Nice to have a sticky box. Haha
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,336
Posted By klr142
Nice 60"! This is with Michelin PS4s, or?

Nice 60"! This is with Michelin PS4s, or?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
The B21F manifold has larger runners and proper...

The B21F manifold has larger runners and proper length for a 6500rpm peak. Some Europeans say it's good for 5hp on a stock motor. Some say it's best to leave the center, lower throttle body opening....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
Other than the fact that it has no plenum and...

Other than the fact that it has no plenum and small runners?

I have dyno'd over 133wchp with one and the stock airbox(pre-heat unblocked and re-routed for cold air), so it's possible to make more...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
I've only made it through just over a tank of gas...

I've only made it through just over a tank of gas since I did the work and never got around to doing the back to back tests.

Initial thoughts are that I was not blown away by the result of my...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,497
Posted By klr142
Any chance you can post the dyno sheets before...

Any chance you can post the dyno sheets before and after? I'd be curious to see the curves.

I look forward to the next step!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,322
Posted By klr142
Double post

Double post
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2018, 12:50 AM
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Views: 27,322
Posted By klr142
Your car already has the proper FPR on it....

Your car already has the proper FPR on it. Injectors that flow the same or nearly the same as the green tops would be best. You can use a 940 style oil cooler as well, if you want.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By klr142
Hi John! Yes, everyone should know you need...

Hi John!

Yes, everyone should know you need more compression to make more torque. In the T cam’s situation, IT DOES make more dynamic compression. That means it’ll make more torque in a stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By klr142
In addition to what the others said, the VX cam...

In addition to what the others said, the VX cam made my 87 feel pretty gutless around town and I think even at higher rpm it wasn’t much better. If you advance it a few degrees it should help improve...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By klr142
Clarification: The B is just a bit better than...

Clarification: The B is just a bit better than the A cam at high rpm. B has more duration so a weaker bottom end and worse emissions. Considering theyíre both factory camshafts, they are both fine...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-18-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 721,330
Posted By klr142
Is there a v.26(or newer?) XDF for a 933 bin?

Is there a v.26(or newer?) XDF for a 933 bin?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,638
Posted By klr142
We returned the bad one to RockAuto and got...

We returned the bad one to RockAuto and got another to replace it(same thing, A1 Cardone rebuilt in China). It's better! Pedal feel is still not great, but it's good enough to run with....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,658
Posted By klr142
I hear you!

I hear you!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,444
Posted By klr142
More info please!

More info please!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,658
Posted By klr142
Update, did you ever do anything soclosenotnear? ...

Update, did you ever do anything soclosenotnear?

Since I was talking about shorter timing belts in here, I figured I'd update with more info. The one tooth shorter belt when used on a round tooth...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,638
Posted By klr142
Did it work for you^? We got one and it's bad.

Did it work for you^? We got one and it's bad.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
The grooving process, probably 2-3 hours? Taking...

The grooving process, probably 2-3 hours? Taking my time, being cautious and anal as usual. The cutting with the cutoff wheel took like 5 minutes. The filing and being anal with it took the longest....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2018, 07:24 PM
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Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
Sorry the head is "upside down" in comparison to...

Sorry the head is "upside down" in comparison to the previous pictures, but you get the idea. I may smooth the edges of the grooves a little bit more, but I'm basically done and just need to clean...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
Yeah! Acutoff wheel to the cylinder head is...

Yeah!

Acutoff wheel to the cylinder head is a bit sketchy!!! That said, it gives a nice curved groove with no square edges. I then used a triangular file to open them up and will do a little more...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,049
Posted By klr142
Erland talks a little about making some power...

Erland talks a little about making some power with CIS in here with a thread on another forum linked as well.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=195609
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
Yes, directing towards the hot exhaust valve is...

Yes, directing towards the hot exhaust valve is suggested. I'm not doing anything with the chamber walls for now, just adding a single groove or three. Right now I'm leaning towards just doing a...
Forum: website & board 02-16-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 47,128
Posted By klr142
Interesting. A couple friends have LH cars that...

Interesting. A couple friends have LH cars that have a weird extended crank thing, too. I don't know if what you're describing is normal but it's hard to say without being there.
Forum: website & board 02-15-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 47,128
Posted By klr142
Slap a T in it.

Slap a T in it.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
HMMM! ...

HMMM!

https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/27913395_10103207418883838_2119872513765423409_o.jpg?oh=152dbe29e8ca28bae7cf61c2a12f4b28&oe=5B15296F

#4 is the old way of thinking and...
Forum: website & board 02-15-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 47,128
Posted By klr142
:oogle: I've been doing 19-21...

:oogle:

I've been doing 19-21 combined(mostly city) for the past few months(winter).
Forum: website & board 02-15-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 47,128
Posted By klr142
Cool. What camshaft do you have in it? Stock or...

Cool. What camshaft do you have in it? Stock or thinner headgasket?
Forum: website & board 02-14-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 47,128
Posted By klr142
It makes sense that the engine warming up faster...

It makes sense that the engine warming up faster will reduce the amount of time that it's in warm-up enrichment, thus providing better gas mileage. How is the power change? Any noticeable difference?...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
Performance:(more information to come) ...

Performance:(more information to come)

https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/28515179_10103225845027698_9154587822726275007_o.jpg?oh=add92a4fc9679e2a73d4839f6e346897&oe=5B06650A
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 141,343
Posted By klr142
Car's current spec: -230k mile, original...

Car's current spec:

-230k mile, original bottom end, never been touched and with some cylinder bore wear and very slight oil consumption. Full synthetic oil.
-Stock 530 cylinder head with low...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,834
Posted By klr142
Yes, the NLMGG thread in my signature.

Yes, the NLMGG thread in my signature.
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