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Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,862
Posted By linuxman51
I've not had any problems ever with the Chinese...

I've not had any problems ever with the Chinese rods regardless of whom they came from.. I've had long and short ones up past 8000 with both stock crank and stroker crank, broken pistons without any...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-17-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By linuxman51
look at grounds, wiring to the sensor (harness...

look at grounds, wiring to the sensor (harness type stuff.. shake it when the car is idling and see if it drops sync, etc). the 10k... is that across vr+ and vr- or just in-line with one of them?
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
We live

We live
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 312
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Posted By linuxman51
cool. I caught the crud from the 3 year old (what...

cool. I caught the crud from the 3 year old (what else is new) so I'll be a bit drugged up.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By linuxman51
apparently the old 240 compressors get used...

apparently the old 240 compressors get used fairly frequently for that.. can't recall their name but they basically look like what you'd find on a small to medium home air compressor lol
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,086
Posted By linuxman51
should be pretty basic, use the normal swap...

should be pretty basic, use the normal swap pinouts (or get a terminator x and don't fool with that stock ecu bs)
Forum: events 02-27-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
yeah it's too cold and not quite clean yet (but...

yeah it's too cold and not quite clean yet (but the process has started)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By linuxman51
may be cheaper to drum up another 234f head that...

may be cheaper to drum up another 234f head that doesn't need work. iirc the stuff is smaller on the 204 heads along with the valves, so it'd need more than just new seats installed and cut
Forum: events 02-16-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By linuxman51
21-25th for me, I'll be stuck at home last...

21-25th for me, I'll be stuck at home last weekend in sept, wife will be at a conference
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By linuxman51
so there's no bearing for the converter nose....

so there's no bearing for the converter nose. pull the throwout bearing out (if that's still in the crank), and see how it squares up to the OD of the pilot bearing. you'll need it to center up the...
Forum: events 02-05-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
it's lit.

it's lit.
Forum: events 02-05-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
aight I can kick it early today if folks want,...

aight I can kick it early today if folks want, and then hand off admin to someone else for the evening. cleaning up in the shop (kent did most of the work), and then working on some ellis juan heads
Forum: events 02-02-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
I know it.

I know it.
Forum: events 01-31-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
uhhh ooo. actually... no. I can kick it off and...

uhhh ooo. actually... no. I can kick it off and pop in later, but I've got plans saturday evening.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By linuxman51
have you tuned your ecus to match your current...

have you tuned your ecus to match your current setup?

if not, you're relying on the good graces of lh and its "self learning" abilities... which is nothing more than fuel trims... to handle that...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 131,910
Posted By linuxman51
finally got an all metal heater core. will see...

finally got an all metal heater core. will see how this works (its alu). it looks to be soldered, so that's a plus. the cross section reminds me of the plastic-end tank heater cores, so I may see if...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 131,910
Posted By linuxman51
news and updates (quick vid to follow) got the...

news and updates (quick vid to follow)
got the rebuilt aw-71L installed, seems to be working well, may need some more kickdown massaging, but aside from that, crisp shifts.
Did a compression test...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By linuxman51
apparently that's not uncommon (the pressure...

apparently that's not uncommon (the pressure thing), sam indicated his car(s) routinely do that. car was fine in a trip across town, RE the black cap, probably not a bad idea either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By linuxman51
I believe I've isolated the possibilities to the...

I believe I've isolated the possibilities to the heater valve, and moreso perhaps a clamp that was not on tight enough. that's what I'm telling myself, at least, whilst carrying around the necessary...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By linuxman51
that'd be on the passenger side tho right? same...

that'd be on the passenger side tho right? same spot as the a/c drain?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By linuxman51
pulled plugs and did a compression test (not that...

pulled plugs and did a compression test (not that I expected anything, but.. why not. first steps and what not).. 150 150 140 150 (1-4), plugs looked fine. ran the car up on the lift, didn't see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By linuxman51
that was one of my thoughts actually when I...

that was one of my thoughts actually when I noticed the heater valve wasn't busted. I have not had the head off of this car (Was kinda hoping to avoid it, even though it'd be like a 30 minute deal,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By linuxman51
no, 91 is still the '740 style' oil cooler. it...

no, 91 is still the '740 style' oil cooler. it looks like it's in the middle under the engine, which would be consistent with anything hitting the block and running down. I'll probably toss it up on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By linuxman51
hilarious issue with the 940 (coolant on the ground/pressure)

Pretty early in the diagnosis of this ailment (whatever it may be), so initial information is going to be a little sparse.

background: 1991 940 turbo (project bpu), recently replaced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,163
Posted By linuxman51
I outsourced that operation myself.

I outsourced that operation myself.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,702
Posted By linuxman51
opinionated thread is opinionated... the hx52...

opinionated thread is opinionated... the hx52 does alright, I'll have to look at the datalogs and see, I was also cranking the boost up against a high stall converter, so you won't get a realistic...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 131,910
Posted By linuxman51
dammit. self ownage is the worst. started...

dammit. self ownage is the worst. started troubleshooting the 1600 rpm dropout, fully prepared and ready to condemn this brand new sensor. turns out, after checking everything and getting ready to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 131,910
Posted By linuxman51
^ yeah, I need to get one to play with on the...

^ yeah, I need to get one to play with on the gold car I reckon, although currently it's riding the pine.


Soo BPU failed me (I thought) xmas week.. I moved it under the carport ahead of heavy...
Forum: events 01-02-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
yea sorry, I started it and got sidetracked by...

yea sorry, I started it and got sidetracked by air disasters and never made it back off the couch.
Forum: events 01-01-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
(also gonna be afk for a bit, so no rush to join...

(also gonna be afk for a bit, so no rush to join lol)
Forum: events 01-01-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
we'll call this the 2022 corona edition :cough:

we'll call this the 2022 corona edition :cough:
Forum: events 01-01-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
kicked it off a little late

kicked it off a little late
Forum: events 12-29-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
good question, definitely maybe?

good question, definitely maybe?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-23-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,889
Posted By linuxman51
uh.... dangit, what's his name that was running...

uh.... dangit, what's his name that was running the woodward ecu is using an electronic throttle body iirc.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-21-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,140
Posted By linuxman51
you need to calibrate the afr table for the...

you need to calibrate the afr table for the wideband as well, otherwise it's using the lookup table for a narrowband sensor and anything over 1v will be full lean. there's also that cool phenomenon...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 958
Views: 687,439
Posted By linuxman51
:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall: hell yeah Also...

:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall:

hell yeah

Also +juan for JD, he's the man
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 131,910
Posted By linuxman51
been a bit, of course I haven't done a whole lot...

been a bit, of course I haven't done a whole lot to the car other than drive it. Finally took/made the time to work on it this weekend. so far, got the tps adapted and installed (and now I'll find...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,065
Posted By linuxman51
1 looks lean, 2+3 look ok.. not great per-se, but...

1 looks lean, 2+3 look ok.. not great per-se, but ok, 4 looks like it got a steam bath ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,065
Posted By linuxman51
I'm having a hard time believing you were only...

I'm having a hard time believing you were only running 8psi with the wastegate hose blocked off, but I have seen that kind of failure with a bad fuel injector (and everything else still looking fine,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-09-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,606
Posted By linuxman51
I tend to think a pdm is overkill on a fairly...

I tend to think a pdm is overkill on a fairly "basic" car, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be done. depending on which unit you get, you can do a lot of neat and meaningful ****.. like datalog...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-07-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,606
Posted By linuxman51
Mo Abouf has one on his 760, it's a pretty...

Mo Abouf has one on his 760, it's a pretty awesome setup. (not sure what brand of PDM he's using though)
Forum: events 12-04-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
we've hooked up the exhaust fan to clear out the...

we've hooked up the exhaust fan to clear out the crop dusting, trash talk has commenced, come one, come all!
Forum: events 12-04-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
I'm in the house right now, yall talk amongst...

I'm in the house right now, yall talk amongst yourselves.
Forum: events 12-04-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
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Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 61,683
Posted By linuxman51
eerrrrr I need to see if I got any. I think I do....

eerrrrr I need to see if I got any. I think I do.

ah yeah
https://youtu.be/Ab9z6fv2WrA
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 61,683
Posted By linuxman51
lol. so the mustang is running twin 61's (not...

lol. so the mustang is running twin 61's (not sure what hot side, they're not yuge tho), it's incredible though from a power perspective.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 61,683
Posted By linuxman51
how much boost? the twin 61's on the mustang in...

how much boost? the twin 61's on the mustang in the shop are absolutely face-melting(at least thru a glide and on the rollers, it would be sketch AF on the street)
Forum: events 11-06-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
oh it's on

oh it's on
Forum: events 11-06-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 274,517
Posted By linuxman51
I've gone ahead and started early, but all you're...

I've gone ahead and started early, but all you're gonna likely see/hear is loud music and me working on stuff in the shop right now.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,476
Posted By linuxman51
watch the boost gauge, if you have one... it'll...

watch the boost gauge, if you have one... it'll swing back into vacuum without lifting off the gas. It's never been soft for me, it's always been abrupt
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