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Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 35,261
Posted By shoestring
Git sum!

Git sum!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By shoestring
This is the right thing to do.

This is the right thing to do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By shoestring
Change to a non-EGR EZ116K. It's the EZ that...

Change to a non-EGR EZ116K. It's the EZ that triggers/monitors EGR performace. I also have an EGR '91 245 and I've swapped to a 951 LH/169 EZ116K.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,707
Posted By shoestring
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,707
Posted By shoestring
Big edit: As the piston rises toward TDC,...

Big edit:

As the piston rises toward TDC, the rod is actually under compression, so that's not a concern. Also, I'm not sure how much a steel rod actually stretches at these power levels, piston...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By shoestring
Yeah, but if you're using GM pieces, it's the GM...

Yeah, but if you're using GM pieces, it's the GM pedal dimensions you'd want to duplicate.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By shoestring
Is the pedal ratio the same as the GM setup?

Is the pedal ratio the same as the GM setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By shoestring
If the weight differential is enough, and it sits...

If the weight differential is enough, and it sits further back in the engine bay, I don't think this is unreasonable.

As long as you can feed the high pressure pump, I don't really see how this...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By shoestring
Well lemme check it out...

Well lemme check it out...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By shoestring
As it sits it peaks at 5644. I added the 100 rpm...

As it sits it peaks at 5644. I added the 100 rpm as a target, some of this program is somewhat iterative. I'm not certain what the stock tubing size is. I can tell you that the 408 SBC in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By shoestring
I'm doing the 2-step tri-y, but with 1.625" and...

I'm doing the 2-step tri-y, but with 1.625" and 1.75" tubes (41x44mm), leaning toward the more hp driven of the collectors. The desire is to yes, get more power, but also to stretch the rpm band out...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By shoestring
I think a 16V head could support quite a bit of...

I think a 16V head could support quite a bit of power, properly executed. I'm not saying 400hp, but I'd think 250-275 is not out of the question and probably not too difficult.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By shoestring
Sorry for the late reply. I'm actually building...

Sorry for the late reply. I'm actually building one specific to my application following Larry Meaux's PipeMax and some David Vizard stuff. My feeling with regard to the off-the-shelf headers are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By shoestring
Make sure the bulbs are the correct ones. You...

Make sure the bulbs are the correct ones. You could have an 1156 in one side and something else in the other and they will illuminate, but the resistance values will be different. The difference in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,823
Posted By shoestring
Don't these bushings press in one way? Seems I...

Don't these bushings press in one way? Seems I remember that they do. When I did them on the race car, they went in easy one direction and nearly impossible the other (either from the inside or the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By shoestring
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=34...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=345277

This is on a 940, I would imagine it is EXTREMELY similar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By shoestring
I've overhauled 2 M47IIs in the last 3 months and...

I've overhauled 2 M47IIs in the last 3 months and can say for certain that is not something affiliated with that. To me, it looks like a rubber band to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By shoestring
I think the spec for the play is ~2mm. Plenty to...

I think the spec for the play is ~2mm. Plenty to feel but not a crapload. You sure it's not the throw bearing squeaking?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By shoestring
Mill head AT LEAST 0.040", add (any) cam aside...

Mill head AT LEAST 0.040", add (any) cam aside from M, L, T, rip it. If you've got an extra $125 also add Cometic MLS head gasket. All in and not reusing stuff that you shouldn't reuse, you're at...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,080
Posted By shoestring
Probably just because the mentality is that if...

Probably just because the mentality is that if it's within the 0.012-0.016 checking spec, it's not worth the time to adjust. If you ARE going to bother with it, put it within the spec that the shims...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,080
Posted By shoestring
To be honest, I think 0.015" is just a...

To be honest, I think 0.015" is just a semi-random number I use. I'd rather a clearance was just a hair loose than tight, plus some other malarky. Anyway, I've always used the same lash so that my...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 118,100
Posted By shoestring
lol yeah you and me both. Talk about padding my...

lol yeah you and me both. Talk about padding my stats...

Anyway, there are a couple additions, and I've gone through all the sheets again and made a couple clerical corrections, now shown in red....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By shoestring
250whp or flywheel? If you're looking for 250...

250whp or flywheel? If you're looking for 250 flywheel, it's probably much, much simpler than you'd expect.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,185
Posted By shoestring
I also prefer an OE Volvo cam seal. They're...

I also prefer an OE Volvo cam seal. They're better than aftermarket equivalents.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By shoestring
Also not what you're asking for, but I just...

Also not what you're asking for, but I just weighed an M47 I overhauled. Complete w/giubo but no shift fork or shifter (but with shifter cage), 73 lbs.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 118,100
Posted By shoestring
100,000 views. I guess you guys find this at...

100,000 views. I guess you guys find this at least interesting, if not useful. Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,350
Posted By shoestring
Depends on application. Sometimes turbo good,...

Depends on application. Sometimes turbo good, sometimes, turbo not.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,511
Posted By shoestring
In 25mm. I would add it's about 12mm lower...

In 25mm.

I would add it's about 12mm lower than it was up front.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,978
Posted By shoestring
It helps the you make sure they are accurate. ...

It helps the you make sure they are accurate. And it's a very light coating of oil.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,978
Posted By shoestring
Greenbooks also say factory head bolts can be...

Greenbooks also say factory head bolts can be reused up to 5 times. I can say from experience they're good at least 3 times. I just prick the head of one with a punch each time.

I also like a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,080
Posted By shoestring
I shoot for 0.015", cold.

I shoot for 0.015", cold.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,211
Posted By shoestring
Yeah, you're probably right.

Yeah, you're probably right.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,211
Posted By shoestring
I'd bet you're triple digits, albeit barely.

I'd bet you're triple digits, albeit barely.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,350
Posted By shoestring
I'm stoked to dig into these. Thanks Kyle!

I'm stoked to dig into these. Thanks Kyle!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,211
Posted By shoestring
I'll get them scanned and put them in the thread...

I'll get them scanned and put them in the thread linked. Like I said, they're not much to look at.

Smoregesborg: where in eastern MA are we talking?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,211
Posted By shoestring
The benefit is you feel better.

The benefit is you feel better.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,211
Posted By shoestring
Don't port match. There's no restriction there. ...

Don't port match. There's no restriction there. At all.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,211
Posted By shoestring
I once took a 530 head and in each of the...

I once took a 530 head and in each of the chambers, did a different level of porting that I was comfortable doing. Mostly, it was cleaning up sharp edges beneath the seat and in the bowl, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,211
Posted By shoestring
530 head milled 1mm, 0.030" head gasket, D cam,...

530 head milled 1mm, 0.030" head gasket, D cam, conical air filter, and 2.25" exhaust with no cat and a glasspack got us 120whp, on the button. That's probably approaching 150 crank hp. We were...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,612
Posted By shoestring
Are we talking wheel or crank hp?

Are we talking wheel or crank hp?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
You're probably right, I'll zip it. That one...

You're probably right, I'll zip it.

That one referenced is going in my buddy's '93 244. Cam has one in his 944, obviously.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By shoestring
Try these guys: www.belmetric.com When...

Try these guys:

www.belmetric.com

When I had to repair the fuel pump outlet hose on Cam's 940, they had the OE supplier banjo fitting in stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
Hey I've gotta raise my hand here and say I may...

Hey I've gotta raise my hand here and say I may have misremembered a piece of info that's in this conversation but will not impact what you're doing, Spock. I think the dish on a B230FT is actually...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
I'd use the seat-to-seat, maybe the 0.005" figure...

I'd use the seat-to-seat, maybe the 0.005" figure at most. Soon as that valve comes off the seat, all bets are off!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
ADVERTISED. Correct.

ADVERTISED. Correct.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
I think the only reason we here don't use more...

I think the only reason we here don't use more cams like those from ENEM, KG, or AGAP is cost. If the V15 is in your budget, I would select that and never look back. When Cam (my kid,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 20,633
Posted By shoestring
Dude I have had a mental wrestling match with...

Dude I have had a mental wrestling match with plenum sizing for a very long time. It seems more definitive in a turbocharged application. In an injected N/A application, I've read a ton of...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
I mostly agree with this. I think the math has...

I mostly agree with this. I think the math has value, but there's cylinder filling, throttling, exhaust pulse, etc., to consider.

There's a reason incremental improvements in powertrain...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
Going over my build notes re: head milling,...

Going over my build notes re: head milling, here's what I have. The 54.5cc head milled 0.040" yielding 49cc chambers is what we'll call cylinder head A. It used stock valves, which will matter...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,402
Posted By shoestring
I've never found one higher. That said, I've...

I've never found one higher. That said, I've only measured a strong handful.

If you want to amuse yourself, try running the DCR calculator with the cam "advanced", that is, the intake valve...
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