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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:04 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
sam ran his 2j car, I'll see if he'll post a...

sam ran his 2j car, I'll see if he'll post a slip. it was a normal day at MRP (formerly MMP), which is to say.. middling to poor prep that went away fast when the sun started setting good. a 10-15mph...
Forum: events Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,001
Posted By linuxman51
not in ol tubby

not in ol tubby
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By linuxman51
if nothing else works, I'd check that. 3k with...

if nothing else works, I'd check that. 3k with stable spark tho is probably pretty good.
Forum: events 12-09-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By linuxman51
meh. mine's been out there for years.

meh. mine's been out there for years.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By linuxman51
may want to verify that the timing isn't drifting...

may want to verify that the timing isn't drifting with RPM, can do this in neutral with fixed timing set, rev it up as high as you can and watch the timing mark.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
:lol: That's a lot to unpack (and some of...

:lol:


That's a lot to unpack (and some of it was addressed above) lol

It didn't spin off the line, that last pass was as much a case of the track going away as it was anything... the previous...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By linuxman51
no power and additional boost? is the timing...

no power and additional boost? is the timing correct?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
this was a total rush job/shakedown day. First...

this was a total rush job/shakedown day. First time I've driven the car on the street was this morning at 10:30 right before I loaded it on the trailer. It had some sit-up-itis that reared it's head...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
revmax... I don't even know what the rated stall...

revmax... I don't even know what the rated stall is, I can make it do whatever I want though and it takes it like a champ.

rear end is welded volvo. 3.54. nothing special. I didn't take it easy on...
Forum: events 12-08-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,001
Posted By linuxman51
that thing is pretty fast as it is, sort out some...

that thing is pretty fast as it is, sort out some of the issues and what not, and worry about making more power later. Power is easy. putting it down and using it is where things get fuzzy
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
it needs less. less short time.

it needs less. less short time.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2019, 08:05 PM
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Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
https://youtu.be/tX7jKRANCfg ...

https://youtu.be/tX7jKRANCfg

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170159986.jpg

best time today, 10.78 at 129mph. lot of re-learning how to drive the car and getting the launch working better.. it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,062
Posted By linuxman51
finally got me one of them there times. ...

finally got me one of them there times.
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170159986.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By linuxman51
it could be the crank sensor, but I would think...

it could be the crank sensor, but I would think that it would cause running issues, not just cranking issues, and then I would still expect it to have cranking issues worse when it's cold than hot....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By linuxman51
won't prevent the pumps from running, could cause...

won't prevent the pumps from running, could cause a protracted cranking scenario by not injecting enough fuel due abnormally high temp values, but then it wouldn't be a hot start issue, it'd be a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By linuxman51
have him datalog it, that'll answer everything....

have him datalog it, that'll answer everything. Also, (and I don't recall on that car) does it have a "real" tps vs the switch type that was common with the lh 2.4 cars?

there's a couple things he...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By linuxman51
you can ground the coils to the engine. ground...

you can ground the coils to the engine. ground (and preferably power) the wideband from the same source as the MS to cut down voltage differentials causing a skew in the readings. Injectors don't...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By linuxman51
it's alright, people fight with the vr sensor for...

it's alright, people fight with the vr sensor for the 60-2 almost incessantly, almost no one has issues getting the CAS to work. (fwiw I don't know 100% why folks have such a hard time with the 60-2...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By linuxman51
clean it up really well, it's still going to be a...

clean it up really well, it's still going to be a bit difficult because there's generally a lot of trash in the aluminum. Other than that, I just set my tig on a/c and around 130 amps or so.

in...
Forum: showroom 12-04-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,547
Posted By linuxman51
I already seent it, new dynojet stuff is...

I already seent it, new dynojet stuff is different. reckon it's alright to use.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-04-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By linuxman51
you need to wire up both the cam and crank sync...

you need to wire up both the cam and crank sync with the CAS if you're running wasted spark, or have a missing tooth crank speed wheel (which the yoshifab trigger disc is not, and neither is the DSM...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
no good deeds go unpunished, and so it was with...

no good deeds go unpunished, and so it was with the rear main. Turns out the seal itself (Despite it being elring and not OE, not sure what the thought process was there, but I haven't been getting...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2019, 05:34 PM
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Posted By linuxman51
oh cool find on the orings

oh cool find on the orings
Forum: events 12-02-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,001
Posted By linuxman51
:lol: that's usually how it goes

:lol:

that's usually how it goes
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
street port. knocked down the divider, cleaned up...

street port. knocked down the divider, cleaned up the bowls, that sort of thing. I never actually checked it, I used measurements from other 16v heads that I flow checked when the bench was set up...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 11:35 PM
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Posted By linuxman51
it's like turning up the boost for electronics....

it's like turning up the boost for electronics. coils get hotter, fuel pumps get bigger, injectors fire faster (which I suppose makes them a little bit bigger too). I shouldn't be having amp issues...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 11:25 PM
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Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
oh and with street tires vs the radials (Which...

oh and with street tires vs the radials (Which are a bit taller), top speed in 3rd is roughly 165mph. alternator is not really pulling it's weight as much as i'd like. may have to check the grounds,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 10:47 PM
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Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
pic from today. ...

pic from today.
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/170121649.jpg

black line is just a verification run, same settings as yesterday (minus one degree because.. it made 6whp difference, won't miss...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
bumped the boost up today after filling the tank...

bumped the boost up today after filling the tank (took about 9.5 gallons, so I burned through a bit lol), at 27psi it made 515whp. Enough to go racin' I reckon. hm, now that I look at the log, I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
now that the kids are in bed, I can break it down...

now that the kids are in bed, I can break it down a little bit. first the bad news:
fuggin rear main seal appears to be leaking. dammit. that seems to be the worst thing though, and it'll give me a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
yep. works great. ...

yep. works great.

https://youtu.be/jV5XelAY-Lo
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-27-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By linuxman51
I dunno. I picked up 3 different cheap ones off...

I dunno. I picked up 3 different cheap ones off amazon, I'm going to do a back to back to back review of em on my stock 940 wagon here soon.

I will say the hallman style ones have seemed to work...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-27-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By linuxman51
honestly, an mbc is probably better for that...

honestly, an mbc is probably better for that application. set it to where you want it, and call it a day. the only real benefit of closed loop boost control over an mbc is if the weather changes,...
Forum: showroom 11-27-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,547
Posted By linuxman51
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-26-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By linuxman51
a big part of the problem with micro/ms2 boost...

a big part of the problem with micro/ms2 boost control is that it has most of the updates to the software that ms3 has, but not all of them, like the base value tables, etc.

it works pretty good...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
it's cop, no distributor to worry about.

it's cop, no distributor to worry about.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
I don't worry about the aux shaft alignment, I...

I don't worry about the aux shaft alignment, I just adjust the TDC/tooth #1 angle in the software, and move on. I do, however, need to verify cam timing (Although, it's looking ok based on idle...
Forum: showroom 11-26-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By linuxman51
Tequila's wagon on the rollers last night

https://youtu.be/qMkLCAtuwyE

finally some good headway. This car has presented a variety of challenges through the course of this process.. fuel supply problems galore, ignition oddities (no...
Forum: showroom 11-26-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,547
Posted By linuxman51
smoothing 5? afraid to show how choppy the timing...

smoothing 5? afraid to show how choppy the timing map is?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-26-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By linuxman51
I'll have to look on the gold car, but it may not...

I'll have to look on the gold car, but it may not be apples to apples since it's got firehoses for injectors
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By linuxman51
read through the thread twice, there's a fair bit...

read through the thread twice, there's a fair bit of nuance to it, but also a lot of great info in the thread
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By linuxman51
back two look substantially richer than the front...

back two look substantially richer than the front two. may want to take a look at the current plugs and see if the trend continues, that'd probably point to an issue with uneven injector flow..either...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By linuxman51
the top two don't look great. recall which...

the top two don't look great. recall which cylinder each plug went to?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By linuxman51
if your afrs are diving below 10, it's entirely...

if your afrs are diving below 10, it's entirely possible your gauge stops reading and they're somewhere south of that even. you can absolutely drown out power at that point, so I wouldn't assume it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By linuxman51
I'm not arguing (or trying to), I'm trying to...

I'm not arguing (or trying to), I'm trying to point out the fallacy in the thought process that's causing you to want to increase head pressure on the fuel system.

low 12's is not too lean for...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By linuxman51
the ping is not likely because you're running out...

the ping is not likely because you're running out of injector. That would be what you're band-aiding. How about some actual data? what's the afr at 18psi, and when it spikes? Any idea what your...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
put the radiator/intercooler in last night,...

put the radiator/intercooler in last night, swapped the new tbelt tensioner on. Promptly jumped time on the aux shaft. spent way more time than I should have (my fault) getting the cams and crank...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-20-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By linuxman51
yes you would just use ign1 and ign2 for wasted...

yes you would just use ign1 and ign2 for wasted spark.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 541,562
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, I can't really say I've had problems with...

yeah, I can't really say I've had problems with normal tires on the front, just thinking forward a bit.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,601
Posted By linuxman51
mine generally understeers most of the time with...

mine generally understeers most of the time with 'normal' heavy driving, I have to really almost over-commit to a corner or sweeper to get it to set up and go.. not normally something I like to do...
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