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Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,221
Posted By miguels244
What happened to the hockey pucks and a chain?

What happened to the hockey pucks and a chain?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,624
Posted By miguels244
They are core plugs dammit!

They are core plugs dammit!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,200
Posted By miguels244
Thatís what she said.

Thatís what she said.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,200
Posted By miguels244
Send a print...I need some threading practice.

Send a print...I need some threading practice.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,200
Posted By miguels244
Easy to find grade 8 in coarse or fine. Fine...

Easy to find grade 8 in coarse or fine.
Fine thread metric 10.9 OTOH
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By miguels244
2-1/2 is probably plenty. Too big and you have...

2-1/2 is probably plenty.
Too big and you have lag pressurizing the system.
How bog is the outlet, the ports on the ic, the throttle body.
Those are your guidelines...unless you have long...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,200
Posted By miguels244
Harmonics...things happen fast. The speed of...

Harmonics...things happen fast.
The speed of sound in steel becomes important.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,200
Posted By miguels244
Why not? Money, necessity, rotating...

Why not?
Money, necessity, rotating mass...necessity.
All are valid engineering considerations.
Hell, just the narrow main has to take a few grams off the big end weight...thus a few more off the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,200
Posted By miguels244
I do. I’ve been making crank scrapers by hand...

I do.
I’ve been making crank scrapers by hand since the 80s.
With a file and a hacksaw blade, up hill, in the snow, both ways.
And I generally install head drain tubes to keep the drain back off...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
The exhaust port coating held up? Which one for...

The exhaust port coating held up?
Which one for that?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
The question was not about the engine until JVL...

The question was not about the engine until JVL took it off topic.
The question was about the technology.
A technology that applies to Volvo and any other engine.

It is a common modification for...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
Because I LIKE doing things myself. Thatís...

Because I LIKE doing things myself.
Thatís enough of a reason even if the 500 dollars I donít feel like spending isnít.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
80k before the skirts and underside sludged. ...

80k before the skirts and underside sludged.
Frozen rings and dropped valve seats.

Known issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
The CVH has a rep for burning oil to sludge. In...

The CVH has a rep for burning oil to sludge.
In any case the questions is not why I want it down, itís whether the coatings are reliable and work to do that.
Bonus question, anyone here ever apply...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
Yes...check out my other recent thread on...

Yes...check out my other recent thread on squirters.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
Swain and cerakote both get good reviews.

Swain and cerakote both get good reviews.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By miguels244
The guys at weber never got back to me on their...

The guys at weber never got back to me on their squirter pn.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
Mostly looking to keep the crown temperatures...

Mostly looking to keep the crown temperatures down.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By miguels244
Ceramic piston top coating.

What input is there on using ceramic coating on piston tops?
Experiances?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-31-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By miguels244
Missed the arguing keword.

Missed the arguing keword.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-30-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By miguels244
Open source electronic boost control?

Anyone have experience with open source or diy EBC systems?
Sure seems like something would be out there...but the pickings look slim.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By miguels244
Same idea...drilled through the main journal? ...

Same idea...drilled through the main journal?
What was the original application?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By miguels244
OK...i thought it was an ej22t The part is...

OK...i thought it was an ej22t
The part is unavailable except installed in a block.
There are a few others like this out there.
Apparently there’s one for new LS motors but I can’t find it.
BMW...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By miguels244
I like the squirter setup...any idea what years...

I like the squirter setup...any idea what years to look at?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By miguels244
What engine is this?

Any idea?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PVJpVA64R54
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,358
Posted By miguels244
Pulled out of the archives...I didn’t know you...

Pulled out of the archives...I didn’t know you could do that.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By miguels244
Serious blast from the past, pulled from the archive for discussion.

The banjo type turbo “expansion” chamber exhaust.
An interesting idea...
I just repurchased the book because I was curious.
Go figure I find the information in a 13 year old tB thread with two RIP...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Ding ding ding...

Ding ding ding...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
At a rocket dyke deli of course.

At a rocket dyke deli of course.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
****... ďmissilesĒ and diesel eat ny lunch.

****...
ďmissilesĒ and diesel eat ny lunch.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
What about con rod bearing Width? Same all...

What about con rod bearing Width?
Same all along?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Angels John, angels. And it’s the head of a...

Angels John, angels.
And it’s the head of a pin, needles dont have heads.

;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Too bad...paddle shifters in a 240sound stupid...

Too bad...paddle shifters in a 240sound stupid and fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
That would also have the AW72L I think. Too bad...

That would also have the AW72L I think.
Too bad itís not available for a lemons car...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Thanks... Maybe Iíll go pull some +t bits for...

Thanks...
Maybe Iíll go pull some +t bits for future use.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
You... For saying stroke only increases mass. ...

You...
For saying stroke only increases mass.
It also increases displacement.
If you don’t change anything it also changes CR.

Truth is if you want long rod ratios the simpler route is de...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,402
Posted By miguels244
Saw you over in Englewood a couple days back. ...

Saw you over in Englewood a couple days back.
Damn good looking car...made me smile.

Which track is that?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Stroke makes volume. Long rod long stroke...

Stroke makes volume.
Long rod long stroke motors make more torque all else being equal.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Stock 10.3 to 1 b23 with a k series Mercedes...

Stock 10.3 to 1 b23 with a k series Mercedes sc...
But again...you canít get a stock rebuild kit for the B23.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,032
Posted By miguels244
This conversation has been going on for...ever. ...

This conversation has been going on for...ever.
With all makes and models.
Very rarely will you find a vehicle with a single seriously weak link.
This is a case of all of them being equally...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Thatís for revs... As I noted, I like grunt and...

Thatís for revs...
As I noted, I like grunt and toughness.
The reduced diameter is for surface speed and recip weight.
The slow motors use big journals for a reason.

Just a difference in...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
The question rises from the fact I want a 240...

The question rises from the fact I want a 240 with the b23...
Does that mean I’ll have to source a different block for a later build...

JVL...I’m an old school guy, I like big bearings because I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,940
Posted By miguels244
Which Red Block for a starting point.

The B23 has bigger bearings.
The later B230 has squirrters.

Would the B23 with squirrters added be the stronger ticket?

Or does it really matter.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By miguels244
AW71 or ZF22 trans...

Since both slide in behind a red block, what are the pro/cons of the two?
Second...
Is the ZF integral bell housing? I.e. can a ZF22 from some other vehicle bolt in for range selection?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By miguels244
Yeah, that's all I can come up with, but the...

Yeah, that's all I can come up with, but the water pump's only 20k old.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By miguels244
Hot air from heater only when engine is reved.

2000 S70 AWD
I only get hot air from the heater when the engine spins above around 2800 RPM.
There's coolant and the temp gauge is responding normally.
Was working normally last week.
What gives?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By miguels244
That's the bit right there. Thanks.

That's the bit right there.
Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By miguels244
Shift lock BUTTON is sticky.

The little interlock button on the shifter is sticky and getting worse.
Any wisdom on taking it apart and cleaning it, or is the problem something else?
2000 S70 AWD
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By miguels244
I'm more interested in durability...they need...

I'm more interested in durability...they need replacing anyway.
There is also the chance I'll drop a tune on it as well.

Hell, the IPD is less than the OEM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By miguels244
hunh... OK then...this is for a 2000 so COP...

hunh...
OK then...this is for a 2000 so COP coils.
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