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Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Harlard
DIRY?

DIRY?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 204
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Posted By Harlard
Very nice! Can you make me a set now? :lol:

Very nice! Can you make me a set now? :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harlard
Yep. https://i.imgur.com/9jiISOlh.jpg ...

Yep.

https://i.imgur.com/9jiISOlh.jpg

PS I take credit for the Nord lock solution :-P Such a ****ing headache without them. Coated 14mm hex lock nuts. M10x1.25 pitch for extra clamping action....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Harlard
17x9 or bust

17x9 or bust
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2020, 09:50 PM
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Posted By Harlard
Not much new since the last post. Tried some E39...

Not much new since the last post. Tried some E39 M5 trans mounts to check whether any improvement could be felt vs. the Energy trans mount. No dice.

Other than that it's been pretty reliable and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By Harlard
It's possible. That mentioned, it's also kind of...

It's possible. That mentioned, it's also kind of a pain in the ass.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 148
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Posted By Harlard
Have you experienced any improvement with trans...

Have you experienced any improvement with trans vibrations since revising preloads and such?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By Harlard
+1 In my case with Redblock hydraulic...

+1

In my case with Redblock hydraulic clutches, I like to have the fork positioned so that the pushrod is close to bottomed out at resting position.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
Ahhhh. Yeah, OP, get your timing set and...

Ahhhh.

Yeah, OP, get your timing set and make sure your base idle position is set and that indicated TDC is in fact TDC!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
89 Turbos aren't all 2.4?

89 Turbos aren't all 2.4?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
Base ignition advance isn't hardware adjustable....

Base ignition advance isn't hardware adjustable. If the balancer slipped, it would be readily noticeable with a timing light, ASSU</a>MING the idle switch on the throttle body is functioning...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By Harlard
You need to adjust the pivot point of your clutch...

You need to adjust the pivot point of your clutch fork. Is this with a stock M46 car? Could be that the stack height of the pressure plate fingers is lower than stock.

Yay 80/20 aftermarket parts!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
Set it to -4 and reset the ECU. Go.

Set it to -4 and reset the ECU. Go.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
Did you reset the ECU yet?

Did you reset the ECU yet?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
Weird. You sure it wasn't shaved a whole bunch?...

Weird. You sure it wasn't shaved a whole bunch? -4 has been it for a few heads.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
No, 4 degrees retarded. The cam has too much...

No, 4 degrees retarded. The cam has too much advance built in.

Usually having the timing light illuminating the harmonic balancer on the wrong spot is the dead giveaway. You could also try erasing...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,877
Posted By Harlard
Sounds like your timing is off indeed. Easiest...

Sounds like your timing is off indeed. Easiest way to tell if it slipped is by checking base idle timing with a light. If it's not at 12 it is for sure slipped. You will lose some torque at the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-31-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Harlard
Can you post a composite logger of your crank...

Can you post a composite logger of your crank signal? I foresee issues if you don't have a VR conditioner for that crank pickup. Also, can you split the signal for Spk A and Spk B? That should...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,643
Posted By Harlard
I'm seriously impressed by how quickly you get...

I'm seriously impressed by how quickly you get stuff knocked out of the way!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,111
Posted By Harlard
You may need a 5mm spacer up front. It will fit...

You may need a 5mm spacer up front. It will fit no problem in the rear. IF you want to space the rear by 20mm you will need to cut/fold the rear arches quite a bit. I had identical spec wheels in my...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Harlard
You can have it manage idle speed with an...

You can have it manage idle speed with an ignition timing adjustment curve once you set your desired speed by cracking the throttle blade. You will have to feather the throttle with your foot on cold...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Harlard
Inspect the driveshaft carrier bearing and...

Inspect the driveshaft carrier bearing and bushing. If they are in good shape space them up by ~3/8"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By Harlard
How's them wheel bearings and spindles? How out...

How's them wheel bearings and spindles? How out of balance are your wheels? How trashed are your brake rotors? How trashed are your bushings?
Forum: showroom 08-24-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Harlard
this is amazing

this is amazing
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-24-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Harlard
Not necessarily if you are running wasted spark.

Not necessarily if you are running wasted spark.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Harlard
Keeping you and your family in my thoughts, man

Keeping you and your family in my thoughts, man
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
Will try without the seal, brb.

Will try without the seal, brb.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,447
Posted By Harlard
yep, other than splicing in an extra couple feet...

yep, other than splicing in an extra couple feet of wire length and adding an oil return, it's all plug and play.

That said, I'd get some chips for LH 2.4. The extra compression is no problem, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
Could be that the cheapo coil I bought off Amazon...

Could be that the cheapo coil I bought off Amazon for $16 could have been something not at all like advertised:

https://i.imgur.com/8vsXfboh.png

https://i.imgur.com/o6Qi4JVh.png
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
Weird. I bought one of those to test and it stuck...

Weird. I bought one of those to test and it stuck out way too far.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,447
Posted By Harlard
Quick note on the +T: the engine will handle...

Quick note on the +T: the engine will handle everything a 15G will throw at it. The transmission won't. Would definitely get/go over a later AW71L before feeding the AW70 any torque.

Also, expect...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
So the VW kids go for R8 coils because they are...

So the VW kids go for R8 coils because they are long and red then?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
Don't they blow out with judicious boost though?

Don't they blow out with judicious boost though?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 290,657
Posted By Harlard
Missing signal between LH2.4 and EZ116K. Check...

Missing signal between LH2.4 and EZ116K. Check your wiring
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By Harlard
B230s have too much bore. Sleeve it to 92mm and...

B230s have too much bore. Sleeve it to 92mm and add stroke. Also, I hate my money.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
They will smash threads on studs that jammed nuts...

They will smash threads on studs that jammed nuts couldn't pull anyway. Pick your poison :twocents:

Saves me lots of aggravation on cam boxes. As for the seam...that is staying :cameron:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
RE cam box studs This thing makes the job a...

RE cam box studs

This thing makes the job a cinch. Hand tools only, or else.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/83LPsPi_cSQ" frameborder="0"...
Forum: showroom 08-19-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By Harlard
Tethys are 17x7.5", FYI.

Tethys are 17x7.5", FYI.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
We were all having fun until Asher showed up :-P

We were all having fun until Asher showed up :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
And E85.

And E85.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
I have nowhere near close to 8k on this engine....

I have nowhere near close to 8k on this engine. Let's feed it 30 PSI and E85 and see what happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,270
Posted By Harlard
That would be cool. I have a broken trac lok here...

That would be cool. I have a broken trac lok here waiting to be rebuilt.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
You will love it. Add some cams and you will ****...

You will love it. Add some cams and you will **** yourself laughing.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
True, but that particular 8v is an extremely high...

True, but that particular 8v is an extremely high budget one :-P

Tate Fanning drove my ****pile a couple weeks ago. Despite making half the power that his car puts out, the following words came...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,694
Posted By Harlard
Yup, a wide powerband sure is nice.

Yup, a wide powerband sure is nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By Harlard
They get super soft with age and oil...

They get super soft with age and oil contamination.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By Harlard
Check the pre turbo intake boot it could be...

Check the pre turbo intake boot it could be collapsing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Harlard
This happens because the tach moves based on an...

This happens because the tach moves based on an analog signal and a clock spring. The autometer tach uses a small processor to interpret tach signals and output a degree of rotation position using a...
Forum: events 08-13-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,214
Posted By Harlard
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/Pansy_Flower.jpg
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