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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
hmm think I'm gonna try 190F on point with 5 of...

hmm think I'm gonna try 190F on point with 5 of hysteresis for the drive home and see if I think it's cycling too much. Summer finally hit here, 88 ambient and 60% humidity... shouldn't have any...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By Stiggy Pop
sigh... I feel like I'm doomed. :lol:

sigh... I feel like I'm doomed. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 33
Posted By Stiggy Pop
E-Fan trigger points/hysteresis

Just wanted to open a brief convo for best practices on e-fan trigger points relative to thermostat opening temperature, and fan temp hysteresis.

I'm currently running a 82C (~180F) thermostat....
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By Stiggy Pop
wonder what caused it to breach

wonder what caused it to breach
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 221,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
stealthy

stealthy
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 44,328
Posted By Stiggy Pop
maybe it just looks good in the pics but that...

maybe it just looks good in the pics but that blue car looked like a clean one! Great parts car, shame it caught a tree.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Have to ask the question, don't take it...

Have to ask the question, don't take it personally - is the result of this installation steering that is as lifeless, numb, disconnected and overly light as any of these cars mentioned above: "cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Stiggy Pop
1/8” npt

1/8” npt
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I don't have much to offer on clutch with an m90...

I don't have much to offer on clutch with an m90 box (can m90's really take that kind of power?), but when I was buying my clutch I did talk a bit with TTV. One of their billet flywheels and a Sachs...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Stiggy Pop
well, you’re wrong

well, you’re wrong
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,787
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I am also running no idle valve currently, and...

I am also running no idle valve currently, and run an idle speed right around 1k rpm. I get AFR swings and some bouncing if the idle is on the lean side, it really wants to idle around 13.8:1 to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you've got it. With a head that can flow and a...

you've got it. With a head that can flow and a decent cam the stock intake can't keep up at higher rpm.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If those are real goals yes, you'll want a...

If those are real goals yes, you'll want a plenum. I've back-to-backed a stock b230 intake and a plenum and the difference above 4500rpm is significant. This was with a high flowing 530 head (48/40...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the valves not dropping out the guides isn't that...

the valves not dropping out the guides isn't that uncommon. Kiss them with a dremel until they clear.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
one of many treats! If nothing else I'm learning....

one of many treats! If nothing else I'm learning. Yes tube is .065" 304 stainless.




that is of some comfort, thanks :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 221,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is going to be great

This is going to be great
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks, I kinda wish I did a better job showing...

Thanks, I kinda wish I did a better job showing the car in original form in the first posts here but I've got the pics still. Not many people see the underside of the car, so I'm happy to show it off...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By Stiggy Pop
would appreciate if you can get a pic and post it...

would appreciate if you can get a pic and post it up, I have an RSI head and curious. Any reason to believe it had any particular cause?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 157,754
Posted By Stiggy Pop
he's a good pilot

he's a good pilot
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
sweet!

sweet!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I went through some old pictures of the car from...

I went through some old pictures of the car from when I first pulled it out of the barn and did some before and after comparison for Instagram, figured I'd post it here too.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thanks! I do have a soft spot for the 8valve, it...

thanks! I do have a soft spot for the 8valve, it definitely sounds good :nod:



don't worry I judge myself plenty haha.

Really appreciate the feedback, glad you guys are digging it. Trust me...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This was my big splurge, I bought a Borg Warner...

This was my big splurge, I bought a Borg Warner efr 7670. I plan on keeping the external wastegate so got the divided t4 flange, there is no ewg t3 housing option (that I could find anywhere).
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 157,754
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Looks good, I like the lighter color on the car

Looks good, I like the lighter color on the car
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks for the heads up on the “look for” on the...

Thanks for the heads up on the “look for” on the shortened arms. Honestly hadn’t thought about spherical at both ends I was kinda just buying stuff hah.

Ben - I’ll send a note over about spacers...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Great option for the 5 of us left still investing...

Great option for the 5 of us left still investing heavily in 8v heads :rofl:



Oh yeah, there was definitely a moment of "ohhh, that's why 15mm is his min.". I bought the 16.5's for the rear,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks! I'm really excited about the seats, I...

Thanks! I'm really excited about the seats, I think it did a lot for the interior. The breather box is working out very well indeed! I bought and returned a few variations of cans and couldn't make...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
i have to go through a ton of pictures. Yeah I...

i have to go through a ton of pictures. Yeah I had to work it to even get it on, as it is I don't think I can adjust it on the car; I just got tired of sanding and tapped it in where I wanted it....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 201,702
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll tell you one thing - it's been a long seven...

I'll tell you one thing - it's been a long seven months of downtime! Yes, I really managed to balloon this into that much garage time (and cash). But the results seem to be worth it. I've made enough...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 122,197
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think Mike Yount was referring to the splash...

I think Mike Yount was referring to the splash pan?

I guess either way, good to not drive over things unexpectedly at triple digits!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 122,197
Posted By Stiggy Pop
shoot, now I have a new thing to worry about. If...

shoot, now I have a new thing to worry about. If my aluminum one comes off at 110 it's going to get spicy!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 221,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Painting is fun

Painting is fun
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stiggy Pop
here's the 48/40 Ferrea valves in the chamber. ...

here's the 48/40 Ferrea valves in the chamber.

https://i.imgur.com/zFbO5S3l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/nF0plAil.jpg

and a bit of the ports

https://i.imgur.com/hWIjtNf.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,033
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I pick my car up with a lift so there's really no...

I pick my car up with a lift so there's really no choice BUT to lift it at the jack stand points. Done it a few hundred times now and it's not a problem. For me it's preferable to jacking it up by...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd agree that sodium isn't worth chasing, and...

I'd agree that sodium isn't worth chasing, and that inconel isn't necessary (not to say that there's NO reason to use it).

I spent a good portion of the winter on the phone with Ferrea racing...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Stage zero, toss the cam in and your uncle’s name...

Stage zero, toss the cam in and your uncle’s name is Bob
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I get it but also feel like this is advice for...

I get it but also feel like this is advice for people who dont know how to use thread sealant properly. That said Ive never had a turbo that had pipe thread on the inlet so idunno
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you wouldn't, pipe thread seals on the thread....

you wouldn't, pipe thread seals on the thread. I'd suggest a quality teflon thread sealant over the TB-style grey RTV.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 157,754
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Watched the whole interview, it's much better to...

Watched the whole interview, it's much better to have you describing things in real-time while pointing things out rather than reading/pictures. Also appreciate your humility and down-to-earth style....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'd say so, I'd be looking for something a little...

I'd say so, I'd be looking for something a little more friendly unless you really needed the torque rating.

No issues with mine slipping *touch wood*
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Stiggy Pop
for stockish power? no.

for stockish power? no.
Forum: website & board 05-17-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,628
Posted By Stiggy Pop
No way, best typo ever

No way, best typo ever
Forum: website & board 05-16-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,628
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thank you for this :rofl::rofl::rofl: ...

thank you for this :rofl::rofl::rofl:

https://i.imgur.com/cddVrae.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 122,197
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The new BMW i6's make peak torque at 1600rpm. I...

The new BMW i6's make peak torque at 1600rpm. I haven't driven one, and it's hard for me to imagine how a turbo motor would behave like that!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 100,111
Posted By Stiggy Pop
That 0-60 time is pretty damn good!

That 0-60 time is pretty damn good!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,946
Posted By Stiggy Pop
did I miss something or does the greenbook...

did I miss something or does the greenbook procedure make no mention of shims.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,946
Posted By Stiggy Pop
can you expand? We did wheel bearings last week,...

can you expand? We did wheel bearings last week, didn't shim anything..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,602
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Stock replacement fuel filters come with bonded...

Stock replacement fuel filters come with bonded seal washers. Also heard them called o-ring washers or lip seal washers. They used them on SAABs since forever.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,605
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hat in the ring

hat in the ring
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Stiggy Pop
ahh that makes sense. Ok so then I'm basically...

ahh that makes sense. Ok so then I'm basically cooling my turbo the same way Volvo cooled engine oil, noice!
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