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Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 158
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Posted By culberro
Something broke when shifting into 3rd about...

Something broke when shifting into 3rd about 100ft after the start, we just coasted into a spot that wasn't in the way and was easy to tow the car from.
3rd overall sure would have been a fun spot...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 60,899
Posted By culberro
It is so much cheaper! Great job on the...

It is so much cheaper!

Great job on the rally Pat, wish I could have been there at the end to celebrate with you and the crew! By the time we got the broken car out of the woods and back to...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 520,314
Posted By culberro
I've been debating going back to ptfe fuel lines....

I've been debating going back to ptfe fuel lines. The Aeroquip Starlite is getting really stiff after just 2 years, and that's just running pump gas.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By culberro
You got a b21/b23 gasket me thinks.

You got a b21/b23 gasket me thinks.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,974
Posted By culberro
Get an ebay t3/t4 with an internal WG and send...

Get an ebay t3/t4 with an internal WG and send it. That's like $150.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,974
Posted By culberro
That's probably one of the best dollars (and...

That's probably one of the best dollars (and hours) to performance that is around. There's always the 15g/16t/19t route. But that requires re-clocking the turbo and reworking the downpipe.

A t3...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,974
Posted By culberro
You could always upgrade to a t3 or t3/t4 turbo...

You could always upgrade to a t3 or t3/t4 turbo at some point and make more power.
If you're just starting out drifting, a 19t is going to be just fine.

Edit:...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,974
Posted By culberro
3500 rpm is still pretty lazy for something with...

3500 rpm is still pretty lazy for something with a 6500 rpm redline...

A 19t would be perfect for auto-x or drifting on small to medium tracks. Most people aren't doing 80+mph entries in 4th while...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By culberro
How much wear? Usually it's smooth and polished...

How much wear? Usually it's smooth and polished where the valve stem sits, even on 200k+ mile engines.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,974
Posted By culberro
Skip the ebay exhaust manifold and just use the...

Skip the ebay exhaust manifold and just use the 90+ that's machined to a T3 flange, or an older T3 turbo manifold.
If you must use an external WG, have one added to the exhaust housing or manifold....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
To me it seems like the oversized throat width...

To me it seems like the oversized throat width would cause the 28 series turbo to be a bit slower to get moving, but have higher overall flow capacity.
Is that a correct assumption?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
We've been pretty happy with the turbo, except...

We've been pretty happy with the turbo, except for the WG issue. How is the flow through the stock Garret t25 internal WGs, what is the diameter on the WG opening?

I guess the other option is to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
Thanks for that. I was just comparing those exact...

Thanks for that. I was just comparing those exact graphs when I checked back to see you post that up!

Comparing exhaust flow calculations for the ATP turbine housing is all a guess at this point,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
I'll use manifold pressure from now on:) So...

I'll use manifold pressure from now on:)

So this brings up another question I have:
How does one go about comparing turbine housings of different A/R ratios ,if they are not in the frame size. In...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
This is very true!

This is very true!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
I'd love to see the testing/data on the Garret...

I'd love to see the testing/data on the Garret housing vs ATP housing if you can find it.

The engine is currently a mostly stock b230ft with IPD turbo cam and a slightly shaved head, and a 90+...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
I'd consider going to a v-band t25 housing and...

I'd consider going to a v-band t25 housing and running and external gate. Packaging might be a bit tricky with a t3 -> v-band adapter on there.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
I'm very hesitant to get a larger hot side, as...

I'm very hesitant to get a larger hot side, as this is on the rally car and reducing the boost threshold is a goal. There are a few 2.5L subarus that are using a 0.52 hotside with this turbo to get...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By culberro
Dual Port WG Actuator for Bewstzzz

Does anyone have a favorite? A quick google search brings up Turbonetics, Turbosmart, and Ebay.

The GTX2860 turbski with ATP 0.63 housing and ultimate wastegate is blowing the flapper open and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,276
Posted By culberro
The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to...

The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to max caster make a 240 handle very very well (1.5deg neg camber and 7deg caster) . They really need delrin bushings front and rear to make them work well...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,276
Posted By culberro
The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to...

The KL arms and BNE Select strut mounts set to max caster make a 240 handle very very well (1.5deg neg camber and 7deg caster) . They really need delrin bushings front and rear to make them work well...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,109
Posted By culberro
2mm should be doable as well.

2mm should be doable as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,109
Posted By culberro
I haven't done lash caps and a standard volvo...

I haven't done lash caps and a standard volvo shim and bucket setup, but I wouldn't hesitate. They key with lash caps is to get ones that actually fit tight onto the tip of the valve, and also have a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,109
Posted By culberro
There is some decent information in there, but...

There is some decent information in there, but there is also some seriously outdated/wrong info as well. Mostly in regard to camshafts and the need to go shim under bucket.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,799
Posted By culberro
I have a few Wilwood 240 setups ready to go. If...

I have a few Wilwood 240 setups ready to go. If someone sends me the parts for a 164, I could easily do the CAD on that as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By culberro
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/test-7...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/test-740/products/v8-lsx-coolant-gauge-temp-sensor
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,013
Posted By culberro
My DD 244 with an m47 gets a vibration in the...

My DD 244 with an m47 gets a vibration in the exhaust around 3k rpm. The heat shield on the cat starts to rattle just a bit.... This might just be a resonance frequency with the redblocks.

As far...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,013
Posted By culberro
Are you using the Viggen 215/228 pressure plate...

Are you using the Viggen 215/228 pressure plate or one of the larger Saab pressure plate?
Does it shake in neutral?
Does it shake in gear while the clutch pedal is pushed in (car not moving)?...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By culberro
I may get the “racer” discount from them, as it...

I may get the “racer” discount from them, as it was for a race car.

California clutch quoted me $250 for a disk, so now you have the high end :)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By culberro
I haven't had a chance to get find the part...

I haven't had a chance to get find the part number yet. But if it it's made to the dimensions I posted, it'll fit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By culberro
On cars with square tooth timing belts, I'll use...

On cars with square tooth timing belts, I'll use a 12in pry bar to add a bit more tension to the belt. Those are the only ones I've had skip on me at higher rpms. Round tooth seems to be just fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By culberro
Just the same washers as before. I don't...

Just the same washers as before.

I don't have the exact part number with me at the moment (would have to dig through some papers), but if you contact them through their website or email...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By culberro
For what it's worth, the rally car now uses a...

For what it's worth, the rally car now uses a 6-puck ceramic disk and the same (reused) Saab PP. It would initially slip around 25psi on the gtx2860, but it's holding after a few races at lower boost...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By culberro
Lol... that clutch had no hope. Is it behind a...

Lol... that clutch had no hope.
Is it behind a turbo engine?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By culberro
LH2.4 Install/Conversion. Just a few wires to...

LH2.4 Install/Conversion. Just a few wires to make it run:
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=230687
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By culberro
You can easily run a switch to interrupt the...

You can easily run a switch to interrupt the power to the ECUs. Just a simple toggle or button switch is needed.
Even if the ignition switch is bypassed, the car wouldn't start unless the hidden...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By culberro
Freeze the bushing before install. No adhesive...

Freeze the bushing before install. No adhesive needed on the outside of it, but a little bit of light oil will help it slide in.
A wooden dowel and a hammer will be fine, or a properly fitted/made...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By culberro
What are you using for engine management or ECU?...

What are you using for engine management or ECU? Stock Bosch, or something aftermarket?
What is the exact size of the turbo? Part number, or link to what it is? There are a lot of turbos that would...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By culberro
With the side drafts, compression in the 11:1...

With the side drafts, compression in the 11:1 range, and a set of decent cams, you will be in the 250hp range using a stock bore size.

If you want to go for bigger bore, have the cylinder...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,734
Posted By culberro
Oh I know. I'm just letting them know my...

Oh I know. I'm just letting them know my experience with 245/35. They fit, they work... but it's not the best option. Getting 275/40s to work is going to be a pain.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By culberro
Lol, pre-coffee derp

Lol, pre-coffee derp
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,734
Posted By culberro
245/35r18s will fit, but you can't get super low...

245/35r18s will fit, but you can't get super low with them. I have a set for the drift car, and just use them when I need to roll the car around or I'm waiting for the "normal" wheels to get new...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By culberro
Agreed. OP: What size turbo do you have...

Agreed.

OP:
What size turbo do you have mounted up?
What are you using for tuning?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By culberro
Where are you located, and what power and torque...

Where are you located, and what power and torque are you looking for?

I had some ~270deg & 11mm of lift cams ground for a NA 16v (they were fun!). They're currently being used on a turbo car, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By culberro
The return line uses rubber hose and hose clamps...

The return line uses rubber hose and hose clamps from the factory for connections (yes there are some threaded ones along the way...), so I wouldn't worry about rubber hose and clamps. Return line...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By culberro
$22 plus shipping, or $40-50 from the local...

$22 plus shipping, or $40-50 from the local Baxter auto parts store (3min drive). If I call by 1pm, they'll have it there by 5pm usually.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By culberro
Correct. The flange is about the thickness of a...

Correct. The flange is about the thickness of a washer, so probably closer to 1-1.5mm. If you keep the torch pointed more towards the frame rail, and then move the weld puddle into the flange of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By culberro
Looks good so far! If you can get the metal...

Looks good so far!

If you can get the metal squirt gun even remotely close to positioned, you can "stitch" the weld nuts in, just one large tack weld at a time. The flange is probably just 2mm...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 520,314
Posted By culberro
Some of the amazon connector sets are total...

Some of the amazon connector sets are total garbage, especially for the price.

I stumbled upon the connector kits that Prowire USA sells, it's all I use now. Bonus for cool printed heatshrink:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By culberro
I’ve been buying Gates pumps since I started...

I’ve been buying Gates pumps since I started playing with 240s. They usually come with studs.
To prevent tearing the balloon knot on top of the pump, use a light coating of silicone lube... water...
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