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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:58 PM
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Posted By culberro
^Yup. I looked into turning a b230 crank down,...

^Yup. I looked into turning a b230 crank down, and all the engine builders I talked with said itís a bad idea on a 4cyl that sees high RPMs. Secondary harmonics and crank twist are increased when...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 240
Posted By culberro
If the issue is just that the main shaft preload...

If the issue is just that the main shaft preload is too high, then you might roast the pocket bearing. Itís like $8 for a cup and cone bearing.

With regard to the tail shaft leak: The slip yokes...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 240
Posted By culberro
The grinding going into 4th and squeaking could...

The grinding going into 4th and squeaking could be from the input shaft and main shaft being shimmed too tight when the input retainer was swapped, since the DeeWorks adapter requires that. I’d...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By culberro
100% correct. If the engine is going to see...

100% correct. If the engine is going to see sustained revs over ~5k, then an underdrive crank pulley is needed. Your PS pump will thank you.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 262,958
Posted By culberro
The derale/flex-a-lite shrouded fans are great. I...

The derale/flex-a-lite shrouded fans are great. I have a ~3k cfm one on the v8 drift car, it almost never boils over. Itíll usually sit at 210-220 while it bounces off the rev limiter for 6 hours...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By culberro
With some mild NA cams and slightly stiffer valve...

With some mild NA cams and slightly stiffer valve springs they willingly rev past 8k without any issues. I never used a completely stock intake, so I can’t comment on the choke point on that.
I know...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By culberro
Yes, but Iím on holiday and the numbers are in...

Yes, but Iím on holiday and the numbers are in the shop. Itíll be about 10 days until Iím back there.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By culberro
How does the throw compare to a stock m46/m47? ...

How does the throw compare to a stock m46/m47?
I extended my m47 shifter 15mm, and it’s what I feel is a good OEM throw now. Next one will be 20mm I think.
The limiting factor is usually the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By culberro
Thatís the old ďham canĒ pump. The valves and...

Thatís the old ďham canĒ pump. The valves and fittings are different from the later pumps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By culberro
Both the fittings in the previous post should...

Both the fittings in the previous post should work on a Saginaw Type 2 /TC pump. The second one uses the Corvette/ original flow control valve, the first one replaces it completely.
Also you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By culberro
Some thing like this: ...

Some thing like this:
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ear-961961erl

Or this:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By culberro
Use a “standard” AN conversion fitting for the...

Use a “standard” AN conversion fitting for the pump, not a low-flow/Ford fitting. My local hydraulic shop carries both in stock, your mileage may vary.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By culberro
My go to: an AN conversion fitting on the pump,...

My go to: an AN conversion fitting on the pump, and Aeroquip screw together hose and fittings rated for PS pressure. The fittings are steel, the hose is usually has a blue braided covering.

Hose:...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,077
Posted By culberro
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=29...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=290558
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By culberro
:rofl: :cheers:

:rofl: :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By culberro
Can this just get stickied at the top somewhere?

Can this just get stickied at the top somewhere?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By culberro
LOL, that's cheaper than a replacement engine....

LOL, that's cheaper than a replacement engine. Buy you do you.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,988
Posted By culberro
Time to get a big propane heater and destroy a...

Time to get a big propane heater and destroy a set of rotors.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By culberro
I think there are two different offsets of clutch...

I think there are two different offsets of clutch forks, early and late. I ran into this same issue.
I just added another groove to the bearing sleeve. This was using a t5 and stock flat PP with a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,725
Views: 511,514
Posted By culberro
Use degrees for alignment specs. The shop you're...

Use degrees for alignment specs. The shop you're going to isn't using strings and tape measures :-P

What size tires are you running? That plays into the camber settings, if you're going for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,681
Posted By culberro
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dana-27-front-axle-NOS-Po...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dana-27-front-axle-NOS-Power-lock-Diff-carrier-22480X-Fits-Willys-Kaiser-jeeps/302576090304?epid=23005431519&hash=item4672f0bcc0:g:nQ0AAOSwsYpaHdSr
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By culberro
Might not need 2mm of spring spacing, maybe not...

Might not need 2mm of spring spacing, maybe not any. The double spring setups put the spring force around 130-150lbs installed, they really need to be around 70-90 unless you're running serious revs...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By culberro
KL Racing (Which Classic Swede carries) T2 should...

KL Racing (Which Classic Swede carries) T2 should work. They suggest 2.5mm lash caps, and since your valves are ~2mm taller than stock.. it should work just fine without them. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By culberro
LOL, that's not going to solve anything with the...

LOL, that's not going to solve anything with the current setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By culberro
Ok, that's not good news. That's...

Ok, that's not good news.



That's really not good news!

Quick follow up question: What valves are you using? KL racing, KG, etc?

If using stock length valves (KL Racing, KG, REV from...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By culberro
Some performance cams make the base circle...

Some performance cams make the base circle smaller to get more lift for a given camshaft blank. or when a cam is ground on a OEM core. This has some advantages, and some disadvantages.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By culberro
2mm?!?!?!?! With a stock base-circle camshaft,...

2mm?!?!?!?!
With a stock base-circle camshaft, the top of the valve stem should be 1.023"/26mm from the valve cover surface. You can only go ~0.5mm either way of that.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By culberro
Exactly this. Is the camshaft a stock base...

Exactly this.

Is the camshaft a stock base circle cam, or is it smaller?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By culberro
The drive by wire vagueness is true in many cars,...

The drive by wire vagueness is true in many cars, but not all. I blame Toyota and the "unintended acceleration" bs that went down.

I drove a friends Mini that had some doohickey throttle tuner on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By culberro
Looks like the YoshiFab one.

Looks like the YoshiFab one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By culberro
My thoughts after doing a few of these swaps and...

My thoughts after doing a few of these swaps and drifting and rally racing with the T5s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By culberro
Think of it this way, you now can easily clean...

Think of it this way, you now can easily clean your breather box!
Drill the "lid" and add some small SS self tappers for easy maintenance in the future?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
This thread is useless without dB readings and...

This thread is useless without dB readings and spectrum analysis. Redo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
New license plate for me!

New license plate for me!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
Bump for piston slap.

Bump for piston slap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By culberro
I'd add in as much caster as you can. Then you...

I'd add in as much caster as you can. Then you can remove some of the toe, until it gets twitchy.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By culberro
54.72” :)

54.72” :)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By culberro
Should be plus 40mm, no?

Should be plus 40mm, no?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By culberro
Hub mounting surface

Hub mounting surface
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By culberro
Flange to Flange is ~54-3/4", I think.

Flange to Flange is ~54-3/4", I think.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
I can't wait for the OP to discover this has been...

I can't wait for the OP to discover this has been injector noise the entire time.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 262,958
Posted By culberro
Also, this kind of all goes out the window when...

Also, this kind of all goes out the window when you add boost.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 262,958
Posted By culberro
Got ya. I don't think the length of the...

Got ya.

I don't think the length of the runners are that big of a deal on your setup. The 8v and 16v heads have pretty long ports in the head, so they're a bit misleading. The shorter a runner...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 262,958
Posted By culberro
The runners coming out the head wouldn't need to...

The runners coming out the head wouldn't need to have much of a bend (significantly less than the picture I posted). Then just offset the plenum to be low enough to clear the injector bodies.

Or, ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 262,958
Posted By culberro
Without looking at anything, that doesn't seem to...

Without looking at anything, that doesn't seem to be the best option.

Could you have the plenum lower/below the ports? You probably couldn't run a TB in the same location you did on the 8v, could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
I couldn't tell a difference in the lower revs,...

I couldn't tell a difference in the lower revs, upper end was a bit more fun. This is not a night and day difference mind you, just slightly more than subtle.
No clue on fuel economy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
The engines usually idle a bit more like a...

The engines usually idle a bit more like a traktor with stock ECUs, and idle vacuum will be a tad lower. That's it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
No clue on the reasoning. OEM volvo cams are...

No clue on the reasoning. OEM volvo cams are pretty decent duration when measured at zero lash (or 10 thou). When set at the factory lash level, they loose a lot of that duration. Could have been an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,113
Posted By culberro
Since you enjoy working on old Volvos so much,...

Since you enjoy working on old Volvos so much, try setting the lash "tighter" to like 10-12 thou. You'll end up with a few more degrees of duration on the cam (more fun!) and it'll be quieter.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 262,958
Posted By culberro
Can your intake and peak rpm also take advantage...

Can your intake and peak rpm also take advantage of the higher order reflections? I found that higher order reflections can be beneficial as you end up with more reflective nodes over a broader RPM...
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