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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
When I got my tires mounted I think I asked them...

When I got my tires mounted I think I asked them to use the method that grabs from the inside? There was some funky way to do it that I told them to do. Hold it down with their hands?

also thanks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
it's 1993 + 1992 - probably not 1991 -...

it's 1993 +

1992 - probably not
1991 - that's a negative space mountain

Peace be with you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Wheel restoration for Virgos

Looking for your favorite guide for wheel restoration for an all alloy wheel (virgos)

I looked at some videos online and searched The Vault and found guys doing wheel restos on chrome rims, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Used cutting compound and wax. Worked

Used cutting compound and wax. Worked
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Paint stains

Just tried to clean my car after some mark was left on the hood. It was gummy and kind of tar like but it mostly came off, leaving this grey tint to the paint where it was left. I tried scrubbing it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
I've been fighting vibrations for a while,...

I've been fighting vibrations for a while, replacing U joints helped, I've tried lowering the center support, raising it, switching from the stock rubber to a generic DANA center support bearing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Interesting, I've done some measurements and if I...

Interesting, I've done some measurements and if I maintain a low top mount depth, I might be able to scrape by without wedging it into the dashboard using studs to bring it out.

I've been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Speaker Selection

Just looking for some 6.5 in speakers to put in the doors. Had a different setup with my other car but I'm trying to fit some larger speakers in the doors. I know there's a few of you guys who have...
Forum: events 04-20-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,486
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Janesville WI? That's where I bought my car...

Janesville WI? That's where I bought my car...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
On summit they sell 90 degree bends that have a...

On summit they sell 90 degree bends that have a lot of excess straight. You'll really want to put a flex joint somewhere in line because the engine moves so much, you"ll end up breaking something and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Brake booster clicking

Basically the clicking sound feels like it's coming from the shaft that connects the pedal to the booster. It's not coming from the brake sensor. I don't really understand the insides of the booster...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
After searching some more, some have claimed that...

After searching some more, some have claimed that johns rods are crank steered. Is this the case?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Piston steered & crank steered

I've been looking through some piston & rod options. Probably going with some gm style pistons because it would be cheaper to get forged one's to save weight.

I'm just curious because from my...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Jesus my bad. Forgot about the smaller engine....

Jesus my bad. Forgot about the smaller engine. Regardless, you might be able to find similar pistons you can use. You just gotta look for them.

You could try boring it to 96,00 ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
thank you Senei Chair Was also curious if...

thank you Senei Chair

Was also curious if there were other vendors out there. I know RSI is kaput and I'm not in the in crowd so I'm not sure where they're at.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
maybe should have put this in the wanted section,...

maybe should have put this in the wanted section, my bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Looking for connecting rod prices

So I was going to call up jvab to check prices for a the connecting rods he sells but I think because his status is now banned, I can't see his sig to get his number.

I'm sure loads of you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Other than what came with the engine in the first...

Other than what came with the engine in the first place, everything else isn't going to be original. All the big name brands can make you a piston, but through a post I started earlier, it seems if...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
While I'm here, what's the weight of the average...

While I'm here, what's the weight of the average Fleabay H-Beam rod
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Need Piston Specs

Just looking for the compression height of a stock turbo piston (b230ft). Maybe I'm not looking hard enough but I haven't seen a definite answer.

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
I have this Ingersoll Rand 3/4" impact. Weighs...

I have this Ingersoll Rand 3/4" impact. Weighs like 30lbs but if you let the dog eat, it'll rip heads clean off, ask me how I know;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
How many times do you grunt when torquing..? Just...

How many times do you grunt when torquing..? Just so I can get it accurate.

I'll keep this in mind when I put it together
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
How do you usually torque the pulley bolt? by...

How do you usually torque the pulley bolt? by hand? That's what I do
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
B234f billet crank gear necessary?

Just trying to boil this down.

If the pulley was torqued correctly, why would the locator tooth shear? Surely it's just to locate and has very little force actually applied to it. The same way...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
So I've heard.

So I've heard.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Chevy rods in a Redblock ?

Currently pondering the idea of a Chevy rod in a b230. The only issue is that the big end bore isn't exactly the same. The two main Chevy sizes are 2 in and 2.1 in where I think our bore falls...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Interesting. I'm looking for a smaller battery as...

Interesting. I'm looking for a smaller battery as well, keep us posted on how it continues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
gotcha thank you

gotcha thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
16v cam gear

Anyone used a 2.3 2.5 xr4ti cam gear in place for a b234 cam gear? Same thing or not?

looks damn similar, just asking

thank yaw
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
No no no, lay flat on the open hood. watch...

No no no, lay flat on the open hood. watch carefully while the driver accelerates to highway speeds. It's the only way to get an accurate reading.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
... Notch / cutout potato,...

...



Notch / cutout

potato, potahto bingo bango bongo

I'm not trying to start anything, just curious about it all since I don't fully understand. That's all. You can understand a person...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Maybe you hit the boost cut.

Maybe you hit the boost cut.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
I gotcha, so on stock cams / stock timing, will...

I gotcha, so on stock cams / stock timing, will notching the pistons be a waste of money? Will it be beneficial at all?

I'm guessing it's a waste because that's what tlao was saying
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
What pistons have the cutouts that aren't the...

What pistons have the cutouts that aren't the stock b234 pistons which are n/a. Custom pistons? this already sounds costly. A new set of pistons with rings is like 200$.

Are the cutouts made by...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
yeah but what about all that nasty swarf

yeah but what about all that nasty swarf
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
My machinist really didn't like the idea of...

My machinist really didn't like the idea of drilling within the chamber. I'm guessing that's a cut out from a 16v head. He wasn't too confident in it.

I'm just seeing if the info is out there.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Need drawing files (16v piston)

Might be asking for something you don't have but does anyone have any drawing files for the valve cutouts for a 16v, anything to aid in setup or give info on it. Thank yaw
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,452
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
the brand is bosch / bne and it states OE spec......

the brand is bosch / bne and it states OE spec... so it's a bosch case and probably their internals. That's not to say it's no good. Most aftermarket alternators are very hit or miss. Find out...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
You'll probably have more fun with an hx35 or...

You'll probably have more fun with an hx35 or hy35. Not gonna lie, when I got my hx35 it spooled pretty slow even with the 12cm exhaust housing. Not TOO slow, like 3k coming on, 4k rocket ship mode....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Swear to God was gonna use one of the old ones as...

Swear to God was gonna use one of the old ones as an ash tray gift for my brother.

I'm gonna keep looking
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
It doesn't seem like I'm going to be able to use...

It doesn't seem like I'm going to be able to use these. Checking the ring clearance, .10 mm and it fits with pretty little drag. They also have much more play than my original pistons when inside the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,196
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Do NOT forget to increase the rod bolt size from...

Do NOT forget to increase the rod bolt size from 3/8 to 7/16 because they will completely explode with that kind of power.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,123
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Get you a 90+ block with turbo and start from...

Get you a 90+ block with turbo and start from there. Then you have the manifold and a turbo. It'll be quick and then you'll work your way up to a 19t which will make you 300hp and still feel quick...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Best part about it. Makes my rusty box look show...

Best part about it. Makes my rusty box look show car. Just kidding.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Windex and newspaper. Does the job

Windex and newspaper. Does the job
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
What if I wanted to replace the rings regardless...

What if I wanted to replace the rings regardless ? Wouldn't I have control on ring clearance then ?

I'm still going to check it for sh*ts, then have a bowl of cereal in it because its so clean.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,196
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Everyone knows tbrickers love bubbles

Everyone knows tbrickers love bubbles
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Replacing some chewed up ones. Not going for tons...

Replacing some chewed up ones. Not going for tons of power, but definitely a lil.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By LeedomtoFreedom
Donor Piston Checkup

Need some thoughts on these pistons on whether they're okay to use. Miles unknown but they were tight in the cylinder, no chatter or slap. Can't feel anything running my nail across it.

<a...
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