home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 300
Search took 0.66 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mikep
Forum: events Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By mikep
Every year I say Maybe Next Year. But I can...

Every year I say Maybe Next Year. But I can retire soon, and I will be there with my sequined white jumpsuit and yuuuge gold belt.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By mikep
For real. And as i alluded to, proper drifting...

For real.
And as i alluded to, proper drifting takes a fairly balanced car.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By mikep
WRX. Slight door edge crease, boogered a rim,...

WRX. Slight door edge crease, boogered a rim, didn?t do much to the dogleg that was previously damaged. I let the guy go because he was super apologetic and owned it
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By mikep
I got sideways in the rain the other day when a...

I got sideways in the rain the other day when a guy ran into my LR door and tire.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By mikep
i.e. medium turbo, 300lb front springs, 200lb...

i.e. medium turbo, 300lb front springs, 200lb rear, good shocks, and whatever sways suit your flavor of driving.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By mikep
This thread has potential to go sideways and into...

This thread has potential to go sideways and into the OT crub, but it isn?t there yet.

Back in the 117hp days we tripled up rear sways and added bleach sprayers at the rear.
Now we suggest a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By mikep
Yep, ledges all around for anti-climb are good. ...

Yep, ledges all around for anti-climb are good.
I want to do a test on windage trays.
I spent way too long on drilling holes in one, because i couldnt get anyone to punch louvers in 1999....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 532
Posted By mikep
All of that. And I think volvo B series are the...

All of that. And I think volvo B series are the most drone-prone around.
Go with a long muffler, whatever the placement.
And if you only want noise, leave the cat, delete the rest.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By mikep
Beauty.

Beauty.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By mikep
For real.

For real.
Forum: events 03-27-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By mikep
Do this unto us and ye shall be rewarded with a...

Do this unto us and ye shall be rewarded with a scrapple, egg and cheese on wheat toast, my son.
Forum: events 03-24-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By mikep
Oh My. /Takei

Oh My.
/Takei
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By mikep
The wheel offset from the strut does not affect...

The wheel offset from the strut does not affect wheel rate. all force is transferred through the ball joint.

To clarify MR vs MR^2:
If the spring on a lower control arm (think american car or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By mikep
There is no motion ratio in front, but there is...

There is no motion ratio in front, but there is loss due to strut angle. I usually assume wheel rate to be between 90% and 95% of spring, since the angle varies with different included angles and...
Forum: events 03-21-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By mikep
Excellent. It’s in my calendar. I have a dr...

Excellent. It’s in my calendar. I have a dr appt at 9:20 wed, then i’ll toddle that way.
Forum: showroom 03-15-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 236,164
Posted By mikep
I'm trying to get back out there and also do some...

I'm trying to get back out there and also do some rallycross.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By mikep
What year(ish) truck?

What year(ish) truck?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By mikep
Look on the other side, measure to a landmark,...

Look on the other side, measure to a landmark, compare on the engine side. You will also be safer using a stop on the drill bit, and a short screw.
However, I HAVE seen holes drilled in computers....
Forum: events 03-12-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By mikep
I promise i won’t forget to give you all that...

I promise i won’t forget to give you all that scrapple this year my cooler was rank when i got home.
Car camping again, hopefully in the 245.
*edit: i wish i had thought of getting kenny to lick...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,223
Posted By mikep
of course M47s are quietest when the car is up on...

of course M47s are quietest when the car is up on blocks in the yard.
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
Yeah, i can’t get in. Same message i got at 6,...

Yeah, i can’t get in. Same message i got at 6, waiting for the host to start. Goodnight all.
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
I might try to get online but it’s been a very...

I might try to get online but it’s been a very odd day, and i just got news that a friend drowned in south america. It kinda hit me.
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
It’s on the first line, first page ...

It’s on the first line, first page

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7235914087?pwd=aW9TcThWNFl0MzhlY0RweWZSNFhqZz09

Give him a few to get going. He probably isn’t online yet.
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
My body is ready.

My body is ready.
Forum: events 02-28-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
Do we rate said sausage like master cylinders or...

Do we rate said sausage like master cylinders or like old-growth trees?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By mikep
It's going around. Except in my case it's 3...

It's going around. Except in my case it's 3 projects plus 2 daily drivers that need some work. (and too much to do at school) I'm slowly shaking off the Paralysis By Analysis. Maybe next year I can...
Forum: events 02-27-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
March 5th is a week away. Too early for the pool?

March 5th is a week away. Too early for the pool?
Forum: events 02-16-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By mikep
any weekend but the first. The start of school is...

any weekend but the first. The start of school is always something.
Forum: events 02-07-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
oops..

oops..
Forum: showroom 02-07-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 30,022
Posted By mikep
On the struts, did you just get them cut and...

On the struts, did you just get them cut and threaded? What inserts are you using with the 400# springs? I'm cutting 740 tubes to put on a corolla, 3" shorter with saab 900 inserts.
Forum: events 02-02-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
Dammit, Kenny..

Dammit, Kenny..
Forum: events 01-21-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By mikep
edited title.

edited title.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,043
Posted By mikep
I had an 84 celica gt, saved the rear parts, got...

I had an 84 celica gt, saved the rear parts, got rid of it. I’m setting up 2 1030s, one 3.73 and one 3.31. If anyone wants my collection of yota gearsets they’re available. Weak 3rd member with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,043
Posted By mikep
In similar news, my 83 corolla is probably...

In similar news, my 83 corolla is probably getting an 83 volvo rear.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,043
Posted By mikep
Slut i lager, unfortunately.

Slut i lager, unfortunately.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,043
Posted By mikep
If ford and toyota are too valuable but a GM...

If ford and toyota are too valuable but a GM 8.5/8.6 is cheap, check on shorter axle prices for that.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,336
Posted By mikep
leftover combustion pressure adding to the...

leftover combustion pressure adding to the opening effort?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,165
Posted By mikep
This is not off-topic. Remember the rules. Be...

This is not off-topic. Remember the rules. Be constructive. Be welcoming to new people. Or play “**** around and find out”.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By mikep
I was replying to the “cheap” request. I...

I was replying to the “cheap” request.
I have a locker, looks like a spartan. I have not tried it, and was going to send it to eric (badvlvo), but i can install it to try it out. I’m still a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By mikep
Lunchbox locker.

Lunchbox locker.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,043
Posted By mikep
That’s a 200% increase. Still bad, though.

That’s a 200% increase.
Still bad, though.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,920
Posted By mikep
That’s how experiments go sometimes. And we...

That’s how experiments go sometimes. And we learned from it. I’m actually surprised someone else hosted that pic.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,920
Posted By mikep
Yeah, it needs to have more space between metal...

Yeah, it needs to have more space between metal areas to induce a good signal.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,920
Posted By mikep
Was that yours i did, Ben? I remember doing 2 or...

Was that yours i did, Ben? I remember doing 2 or 3, i think Steve’s worked ok, anothere had needle bounce.
Definitely not my favorite method.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,043
Posted By mikep
Toyota truck axles easy to find over/under there?

Toyota truck axles easy to find over/under there?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,165
Posted By mikep
No benchracing in here, nope.

No benchracing in here, nope.
Forum: events 01-03-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
We’re “snowed” “in” (school air quotes), so i...

We’re “snowed” “in” (school air quotes), so i could do a quick meet. (It’s actually pretty bad near school, i had to drive over to see, but there was nothing to scoff at, except for the ill-prepared...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 210,860
Posted By mikep
The Koni yellows handled the 350# springs well in...

The Koni yellows handled the 350# springs well in front.

I think the reason that some suburban shocks (1" shorter than stock at the shock, but even shorter at the spring) don't work well on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 210,860
Posted By mikep
When Towery started with the stock car spring...

When Towery started with the stock car spring idea, he went with 11# tall by 5" dia 200# in rear. I inherited those springs, and went from there. This was when we were treating the rear like most...
Forum: events 01-01-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 273,509
Posted By mikep
I'm supposed to be helping Stacey move into her...

I'm supposed to be helping Stacey move into her new house, but it's rainy, so we are mostly laying around. We did buy 20 bags of blow-in insulation yesterday, and took it to the new house. I'll see...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 300

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:15 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.