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Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By shoestring
My kid and I were talking about this last night...

My kid and I were talking about this last night and wondering if the driver's weight and location were being taken into consideration. I wonder what swapping the mount points left to right would do?...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By shoestring
Well, as long as the point where the bar crosses...

Well, as long as the point where the bar crosses the centerline of the car is lower, it lowers the roll center. If you run the bar parallel to the ground, it impacts lateral loading the least,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By shoestring
You could also move either of the mounting points...

You could also move either of the mounting points inboard to reduce the leverage the panhard has on the RH side of the axle. Alternatively, if you move the body side mount down and/or move the axle...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By shoestring
I can't envision what it looks like back there...

I can't envision what it looks like back there right off the top of my head, but couldn't you raise the mounting point on the rear axle and achieve the same goal of lifting the rear roll center? ...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By shoestring
I did mean to imply "...and the efficiency with...

I did mean to imply "...and the efficiency with which it is processed", which is why I chose that particular verb.

John's reply, however, is more correct.

Thank you.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By shoestring
We have a well warmed over NA B230 that makes 144...

We have a well warmed over NA B230 that makes 144 at the wheels. We have gone pretty well beyond what a normal Tbricker would do in this effort. On carbs it would do quite a bit better, I'm sure. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By shoestring
16V head is an EXCELLENT cylinder head, requiring...

16V head is an EXCELLENT cylinder head, requiring little in the way of camshaft to deliver a nice torque curve over a wide rpm range.

8V head is a crap cylinder head requiring more camshaft to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-21-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By shoestring
Speaks to how good that cylinder head is.

Speaks to how good that cylinder head is.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By shoestring
Nope. At WOT (and proper coolant temperature) it...

Nope. At WOT (and proper coolant temperature) it references an injector pulse table and sends a corresponding signal. It's nowhere near 100% duty cycle.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By shoestring
The fuel injector is before the valve, so any air...

The fuel injector is before the valve, so any air that flows past the valve has already had it's shot of fuel. At wide open throttle, the MAF sends a signal to the LH box to send the DESIGNED amount...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,267
Posted By shoestring
OK homies, I have got a V inbound, and have yet...

OK homies, I have got a V inbound, and have yet to do the T we have. I think that should do it for the factory pieces, with the exception of the VX3?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,150
Posted By shoestring
Shakes/vibrations at or around 55mph are usually...

Shakes/vibrations at or around 55mph are usually indicative of a tire problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,982
Posted By shoestring
I've been a dealership parts counterman (not...

I've been a dealership parts counterman (not Volvo) for 25 years and the guys at Volvo Village in Danvers Mass are probably the best I've ever dealt with. I can call them with PNs for stuff on my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By shoestring
Hearsay? Heresy? I can hardly tell anymore...

Hearsay? Heresy? I can hardly tell anymore...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By shoestring
Great to hear!! Enjoy!!

Great to hear!! Enjoy!!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By shoestring
All this real information is making my head spin....

All this real information is making my head spin. It's almost like Turbobricks Alternate Universe. I can't think of what they call it on Stranger Things...

If you end up running a beehive...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By shoestring
That's good info.

That's good info.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By shoestring
How's the idle quality in that n/a car? Does it...

How's the idle quality in that n/a car? Does it have just a little bit of a lope to it or is it factory smooth?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By shoestring
As long as it's not "Fill in the blank" Light...

As long as it's not "Fill in the blank" Light ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By shoestring
I will second all this.

I will second all this.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By shoestring
I *think* that AFRs in the 10-11 range might be...

I *think* that AFRs in the 10-11 range might be somewhat rich for this application. Some guys with more turbo experience should chime in here. Leaning it out some could improve power, but not to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By shoestring
I'd like to try the V15 turbo in an N/A LH2.4...

I'd like to try the V15 turbo in an N/A LH2.4 application because of that wider lobe separation.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By shoestring
For the BTR and Ford stuff, the stock Volvo...

For the BTR and Ford stuff, the stock Volvo seat/shim works mint, and then I just shim for height. On stock height stuff, these springs are a drop in when used with Ford 6.2 Raptor spring retainers....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By shoestring
Do you have the A/F ratio documented? Also,...

Do you have the A/F ratio documented?

Also, one dyno to the next, and what model dyno you're working with, makes a huge difference. I've never been on one that plotted parasitic loss, that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By shoestring
This sounds like the spring Brian Tooley Racing...

This sounds like the spring Brian Tooley Racing sells that I recommended. They do in fact fit Ford 32V 4.6. Stock Ford 32V have the same spring pressure and rate as the OE Volvo spring, but with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By shoestring
120lbs seat for these OHC applications seems...

120lbs seat for these OHC applications seems heavy. I stand by the spring recommendation I made to you, unless the cam profile you choose turns out to be just crazy. I used a softer beehive in a 1...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By shoestring
Has the head been off this and milled, or are you...

Has the head been off this and milled, or are you running a thin head gasket? I would put the cam in with the factory gear if the answer to both those questions is "no".

Yes, 20 min at 2k sitting...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By shoestring
There seems to be a lot of "The rest of the...

There seems to be a lot of "The rest of the story" in these instances of failure.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,267
Posted By shoestring
https://www.tildentechnologies.com/Cams/CamDesign....

https://www.tildentechnologies.com/Cams/CamDesign.html

Try this instead.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,267
Posted By shoestring
I have a special little finger that screws onto...

I have a special little finger that screws onto the end of my dial indicator that comes out at like a 75 degree angle so that the indicator's movement is vertical.

That exhaust closing ramp...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By shoestring
OK, this pretty much tells me what I want to...

OK, this pretty much tells me what I want to know. 20C definitely doesn't seem like enough to make a difference.

I've been wrong before, though.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By shoestring
If a bear runs a block with piston squirters,...

If a bear runs a block with piston squirters, does he get a burrito for lunch on Thursdays?

I gotcha. You were answering the question I actually asked, not the one I alluded to.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By shoestring
No there's no evidence or no, there is evidence...

No there's no evidence or no, there is evidence and it doesn't help?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By shoestring
Piston squirters and ignition advance

The discussion came up this weekend if squirters in a redblock allow you to run more ignition advance. Anybody have empirical evidence on this?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By shoestring
If you've got the means to help control piston...

If you've got the means to help control piston temps, why wouldn't you?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,267
Posted By shoestring
Good point. New address is: Dan Samodai ...

Good point. New address is:

Dan Samodai
12 Elmwood Rd
Swampscott MA 01907

Again, if you want to just send them to me, I'll know what to do with them, and I'll pay to send them back. Please...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By shoestring
When we did it we went from 3.73 to 4.10 in a...

When we did it we went from 3.73 to 4.10 in a 1031. 4 new bearings. Swapped the pinion shim coming out of the housing onto the 4.10 pinion, almost 100% of the time it's dead on as the shim is for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By shoestring
Not for this particular injector. You want...

Not for this particular injector. You want cookies?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By shoestring
I don't know. We push our LeMons car pretty hard...

I don't know. We push our LeMons car pretty hard on 205's and very seldom have this happen. Like I said, if you're ham-fisted with it, it'll spin, but it's easy to adjust your driving style.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By shoestring
Our car is just on cut factory springs with cheap...

Our car is just on cut factory springs with cheap KYB replacement shocks, hardly stiff. Slightly modified B230F. I would say that maybe the additional torque of the M52 is the difference, but you...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By shoestring
Is it broken? This just doesn't seem right. ...

Is it broken? This just doesn't seem right. I've got experience with these and find they work well.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By shoestring
Sounds like power is being applied too quickly...

Sounds like power is being applied too quickly with the Truetrac. If you feed it power modestly, it'll hook. If you mash it, you can get it to spin. I'm not saying that's you're problem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,472
Posted By shoestring
This sounds like not enough lash/tight...

This sounds like not enough lash/tight valves/sticky guides to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By shoestring
'91 240 w/EGR: idle quality

Ok, so my '91 245 idles like it's got a huge cam when it's cooler than say 50 degrees outside. Smells super-rich. It runs like this for about 35 seconds and then it kinda smooths outs, but is never...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By shoestring
Thanks for the update to the solution.

Thanks for the update to the solution.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By shoestring
I noticed absolutely no difference in these two...

I noticed absolutely no difference in these two injector styles. I did not, however, try tuning them on a dyno.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,370
Posted By shoestring
Thank you Magnus! I have used their...

Thank you Magnus!

I have used their contact sheet twice, with no reply. I am going to try Facebook, and if that doesn't work, I will ask you to call them.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,370
Posted By shoestring
Good tip. I'll try it. Thanks.

Good tip. I'll try it. Thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By shoestring
We had a poor result with a wide lobe separation...

We had a poor result with a wide lobe separation KG7 in a 10.9:1 B230F with a couple other supporting mods (no cat, free air filter element) and we ran that cam no more than maybe an hour on a dyno. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,346
Posted By shoestring
This is all very dubious.

This is all very dubious.
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