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Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By thelostartof
And if you wanted to use wilwood calipers I have...

And if you wanted to use wilwood calipers I have the cad files for those also.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By thelostartof
300bhp they should be fine, 300whp they will prob...

300bhp they should be fine, 300whp they will prob be at the limit if not a little to small.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By thelostartof
what do they flow cc wise? what engine are...

what do they flow cc wise?

what engine are you using them on? red block or white block?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By thelostartof
If you install a non EGR box on an EGR car it...

If you install a non EGR box on an EGR car it will run 100% fine, the only issue is that it doesn't check for the error codes, everything will still function.

What is your current EZK part number?...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By thelostartof
If your car does not have EGR then you want to...

If your car does not have EGR then you want to make sure to find one out of a car without EGR. If you get one with EGR you will get an error code as the EGR checking is done in the EZK.

Otherwise...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By thelostartof
Wideband first and then Full 3" downpipe and...

Wideband first and then Full 3" downpipe and exhaust, TD04HL-15G off an 850, IPD turbo cam, and some form of an upgraded Intercooler. Figure $1000-1600 for all of it but the car will wake up and be...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like I will be taking this head to one of...

Sounds like I will be taking this head to one of the local shops then and seeing what they quote me to fix it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By thelostartof
As far as I know the throttle shaft has never...

As far as I know the throttle shaft has never been apart. And a very sad way for a 531 to die along with and engine. The block looks like it should still be good. I am hoping a quick hone...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By thelostartof
Source of noise found, screw for the throttle...

Source of noise found, screw for the throttle plate. I guess there is a first time for everything, first time I have seen this as a failure on these engines. Broken in two places.

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By thelostartof
Does the car make boost? can the turbine or...

Does the car make boost? can the turbine or compressor wheel be hitting the housing?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By thelostartof
I ran 65lb/hr and 75lb injectors on LH 2.4 with...

I ran 65lb/hr and 75lb injectors on LH 2.4 with an 012 amm and had zero issues with idle and cruise afr's. Even up top afr's were correct. LH can scale it just fine. I would spend the next...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By thelostartof
Running the stock amm or the 012/025 3" amm? ...

Running the stock amm or the 012/025 3" amm?

if on the stock AMM I would think you are way way way fat rich with that size injector.

I am getting ready to swap in a 19T on my car with similar...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By thelostartof
The problem is that the 16t prob has a fixed...

The problem is that the 16t prob has a fixed flange while the stock 13c has a floating flange, the biggest issue with this getting the angle 100% perfect off the car, you really need to do it on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,461
Posted By thelostartof
The human psi will not be enough to find...

The human psi will not be enough to find anything, build a pressure test setup, you do not need an air compressor as you can even just use a spare tire with 40-50psi to test it for a short time.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,461
Posted By thelostartof
Nope, something else is wrong, I haven't read the...

Nope, something else is wrong, I haven't read the entire thread but for sure something else is wrong.

Can you get the WG to stick closed ( no vac lines to it) and see how the turbo spools?

Have...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By thelostartof
Yes I am still around just a bit slow to respond...

Yes I am still around just a bit slow to respond to PMs because of life. Feel free to shoot me a PM now.


The boost you should be fine to up your boost right now. Then again without a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By thelostartof
Well the issue might not be a lower end issue . ....

Well the issue might not be a lower end issue . . .

But either way it looks like I will need a full long block worth of work to fix this one, and depending on my luck a turbo also if it damaged...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By thelostartof
Oil pressure was rock solid in the sense that the...

Oil pressure was rock solid in the sense that the oil light never came on, I was about 1 qrt low in terms of oil was at the bottom of the dipstick mark. I will try to pay attention to vac maybe if...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By thelostartof
Well the good news is that the clacking has...

Well the good news is that the clacking has stopped, the bad news is that is it still firing on only 3 cyl, oddly enough cyl number 3 is dead, pulling the injector plug or coil does nothing.

I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By thelostartof
Guess that noise

I just got the car running again after snaping a TV cable for the trans. First test drive around 10 miles into the drive and this happens. Go figure, I never went over 9psi so who knows what went...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By thelostartof
New a/c parts are fairly cheap, what parts do you...

New a/c parts are fairly cheap, what parts do you have and what are you missing?

Have you checked Skandix as they are in Germany and surely must be able to get almost everything you need for it. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By thelostartof
Get OEM volvo hose, or go to a parker store or...

Get OEM volvo hose, or go to a parker store or hose shop that sells hose rated to be submerged in fuel. From volvo the hose is like $16.

Do NOT just run normal hose from a parts store as it will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By thelostartof
Best place to find replacement side mirrors for 7/9?

So say I wanted to replace the glass on my 7/9 side mirrors and I was wondering where is the best place around to get quality glass for these cars? I seem to remember there being blue tinted...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,155
Posted By thelostartof
So you want cheap? Get a 27x12 or 27x18 core IC...

So you want cheap? Get a 27x12 or 27x18 core IC and get it 3 or 4 inch thick nd cut up some of the body and it fits. I have a cheap eBay 27x12x4 IC in my 744 and it works fine with the later rad....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,155
Posted By thelostartof
Oh and the 1991-1995 cars all have the same core...

Oh and the 1991-1995 cars all have the same core supports and everything, the frame.ans cross member are the same. The rad is a different size because of the IC so just a few little.brackets are...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,155
Posted By thelostartof
What do you mean when you mean fmic? The stock...

What do you mean when you mean fmic? The stock unit is already fairly front mount. If you want it right behind the front grill you have very little space. If you place it under the bumper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By thelostartof
Put the cam timing back to 0 and see if the issue...

Put the cam timing back to 0 and see if the issue is still there. And then go back to your PNP MS system. No reason not to be running that all of the time now....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By thelostartof
I have the do88 unit on my 1995 945t and I love...

I have the do88 unit on my 1995 945t and I love it. Great unit
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By thelostartof
Being that there are 3 different types of wires...

Being that there are 3 different types of wires and coils. I seem to remember the wires for a truck worked for mine.

I ordered mine from kingsborne.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
Good to hear the point it happened at moved, so...

Good to hear the point it happened at moved, so the rpm sensor was at least part of the issue. For sure check the coil and power stage units. Also check the wires, you can check the wires for...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
Nope, car had run great for the last year, this...

Nope, car had run great for the last year, this issue I just resolved popped up in the last month or two. I actually put that sensor in it (that just failed/had issue) about 3 years ago.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
Does the car lose all power and just stop going...

Does the car lose all power and just stop going until you let off the throttle.and get back on it? Or does it bounce around on that point an fight to rev past it?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
What is your plug gap? Auto trans or manual?...

What is your plug gap?

Auto trans or manual? Can you pass that rpm in a lower gear at light throttle and then get on it and have the issue not happen ?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
My issue started a month or so ago as I my when I...

My issue started a month or so ago as I my when I would hit full.boost (15-16psi) I would get an ign event that would miss or stumble. This happened once or twice a day to Everytime I hit peak...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so quick test drive and my car is 100% normal...

Ok so quick test drive and my car is 100% normal again. The RPM sensor resolved my issue.


So as others asked what is your plug gap set to?

Otherwise try another RPM sensor and see if...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
On a stock b230ft with a stock turbo the cut is...

On a stock b230ft with a stock turbo the cut is at 5.1v for the amm output signal (red/blue wire iirc) and with a 13c you will never hit it even running 20+psi. With a 15g/16t I would expect it to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,717
Posted By thelostartof
but then again that would only work once the...

but then again that would only work once the engine is moving right? so if he can't crank it over without a flywheel nothing to test?

with the trans off and the flywheel off you could also just...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By thelostartof
Fuel cut is via to much air flow over the AMM,...

Fuel cut is via to much air flow over the AMM, depending on the size of the turbo and how much air you are moving will determine where the cut is. Good chance it is not the issue.

Sounds like a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By thelostartof
How do they test pre 1996 cars if there are no...

How do they test pre 1996 cars if there are no stations with dynos?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By thelostartof
My car passed emissions here in AZ with an...

My car passed emissions here in AZ with an external WG that is venting to atmosphere without any issues. As said above the gate never opens for most Dyno tests unless they get into boost. Then...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,131
Posted By thelostartof
What is conflicting info? He said Green Giants...

What is conflicting info? He said Green Giants are to much and they are 440cc right? I said that on my setup with 400cc I am still rich on e54. So that means that even 400 is to much, but on...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,131
Posted By thelostartof
Those look like the old Fred chips. Did you...

Those look like the old Fred chips.

Did you reset LH after installing the new downpipe / exhaust? If not then do that first.

While you could try a 4 bar fpr to bump up pressure (make sure to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By thelostartof
Way to much turbo for that time, and way to much...

Way to much turbo for that time, and way to much injector also.

I did a 12.0 @25 psi on an hy35cw which has the smaller compressor but same exhaust as that turbo on e85 with 75lb injectors and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By thelostartof
What is your goal and plan for this car?

What is your goal and plan for this car?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By thelostartof
So do88 copied the Sam design or bought it?

So do88 copied the Sam design or bought it?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By thelostartof
FCP, IPD, Rockauto....

FCP, IPD, Rockauto....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By thelostartof
Are you sure the thermostat is not stuck open? I...

Are you sure the thermostat is not stuck open? I never had any issues with my e85 LH car with temps 40+F. Here in AZ it does not get much colder than that so hard for me to comment on anything...
Forum: article composition 09-10-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By thelostartof
7/9 Series Airbox Mod (deck plate mod)

Ok so this one is a copy of something that I found on the toyota forums working on my brother-in-laws truck.

Not a lot to say about this Mod as the pictures pretty much speak the story.

You...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By thelostartof
For most they just remove it, but some people had...

For most they just remove it, but some people had had custom clamps made. I think on the dps that Jao made he makes custom brackets to bolt to the bell housing.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By thelostartof
I know I have been saying it for years, but I...

I know I have been saying it for years, but I think I am finally getting back into it, I have a bunch of bends here and I just talked with my Tig welder so in the coming months we are going to build...
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