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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 09:45 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
I believe so, but I can't verify that right this...

I believe so, but I can't verify that right this second.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By linuxman51
get a good belt, don't run a cheap tensioner,...

get a good belt, don't run a cheap tensioner, you'll be fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By linuxman51
then don't worry about going fast. if you keep up...

then don't worry about going fast. if you keep up with things, it's a minor to non-existant issue. Of all the problems I've had over the years, accidentially winging valves into pistons has been...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By linuxman51
replacement heads are a dime a dozen still. don't...

replacement heads are a dime a dozen still. don't worry about interference... or don't worry about performance.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By linuxman51
the vx cam is weak. get a real cam before you go...

the vx cam is weak. get a real cam before you go nutsoid with anything else, and see where that gets you.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By linuxman51
brett does, seems to be pretty decent stuff,...

brett does, seems to be pretty decent stuff, fairly well regarded. If DIY can't get their act together on the newer ms3 ultimate and evo, that'll be one of the finalists for future progress (for me)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 956
Posted By linuxman51
12.5 isn't bad, but it doesn't leave much margin.

12.5 isn't bad, but it doesn't leave much margin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By linuxman51
you have a dozen pictures but none of the front...

you have a dozen pictures but none of the front of the pump. the front is different. It does sound like you've ended up with a non lockup pump, however.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 149,433
Posted By linuxman51
careful with anything that goes back and down...

careful with anything that goes back and down exhaust wise, in the 940 there wasn't/isn't a lot of room back there with the frame rails and all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 415
Posted By linuxman51
long, flat. 2 rows of pins, approx 36 pins for...

long, flat. 2 rows of pins, approx 36 pins for the LH box, and like 28 for the ezk box. Sounds like you're describing some of the connectors that tie in to the body harness
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 149,433
Posted By linuxman51
don't touch the cam bearings, they all look like...

don't touch the cam bearings, they all look like ****. don't look at em, just swap the cam and keep going. (unless of course, a bearing comes out with the cam. then, I dunno)

don't touch the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2017, 05:11 PM
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Views: 149,433
Posted By linuxman51
they're m8x1.25 bolts, but they have like 10mm...

they're m8x1.25 bolts, but they have like 10mm heads on em iirc.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 01:27 PM
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Posted By linuxman51
sweet

sweet
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 01:20 PM
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Views: 149,433
Posted By linuxman51
what head castings?

what head castings?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,996
Posted By linuxman51
I dunno. I swapped a DSS driveshaft into this...

I dunno. I swapped a DSS driveshaft into this blue car I'm working on, and it smoothed everything on out. beginning to think the oe ds I had lost a weight or two somewhere along it's life, cause it...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-21-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By linuxman51
microsquirt because most implementations and...

microsquirt because most implementations and owners don't actually need the extra stuff that comes with an ms3 based install. No building of a board, just wire up and go tune.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
the oe intank hose isn't high pressure, don't use...

the oe intank hose isn't high pressure, don't use that lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,300
Posted By linuxman51
if it popped and you cut it off fairly quickly...

if it popped and you cut it off fairly quickly you're probably ok. if you just ignored the temp gauge and it was pegged for a while, you could be in trouble.


either way, you won't really know...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
what's the req fuel? don't use the req fuel...

what's the req fuel? don't use the req fuel calculator, play with that number until your idle bins are in the 30's
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,022
Posted By linuxman51
Another one like mine would probably run $500 or...

Another one like mine would probably run $500 or so. Part of the deal there is it's rated at 750hp "ish" (but does better than that without creating a big restriction or lacking sufficient heat...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
never heard of em. that's a nifty site, thanks...

never heard of em. that's a nifty site, thanks for the heads up!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
mockup time to get a gauge for spacing out the...

mockup time to get a gauge for spacing out the coolant pipe/log/whatevs that I'll be using in conjunction with block-o fill-o. Will also be working an oil cooler into the setup, and that should keep...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,022
Posted By linuxman51
I dont remember, it's a vibrant core custom...

I dont remember, it's a vibrant core custom jober. 12x3x whatever wide.

there's a couple other pictures in here

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=223504&page=23
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,022
Posted By linuxman51
shockingly, no one's done it. ...

shockingly, no one's done it.
http://www.pbase.com/kdh51/image/159732221.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2017, 02:56 PM
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Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
probably pretty dry now. playing plotting...

probably pretty dry now. playing plotting scheming to commence regarding cooling. The fill was a little higher than I initially wanted it to be, however, a cursory test reveals that air (and by...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By linuxman51
I believe the forward one is the output and the...

I believe the forward one is the output and the rear is the drainback
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,596
Posted By linuxman51
It is at the surface, somewhat intriguing from a...

It is at the surface, somewhat intriguing from a learning point of view. Esoteric is the term that comes to mind, at least until someone does something really cool with one (or multiples). What's the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, swapping injectors and changing the req...

yeah, swapping injectors and changing the req fuel to cover for it only sorta works. If you have all the low pw non linear stuff plugged in it probably works better, but for most people, your idle PW...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
it's still drying/setting up (took the tape and...

it's still drying/setting up (took the tape and plate off the lower wp hole to see what's up, it was still moist but hard), may have put a little too much in there vs what I intended, but it should...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,596
Posted By linuxman51
A cursory search does not indicate that the LFX...

A cursory search does not indicate that the LFX engine is substantially cheaper than a 5.3/6.0/whatever

the transmissions do seem to be reasonable, however. so there is that I suppose.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,596
Posted By linuxman51
it's a 5.3, not a 6.0

it's a 5.3, not a 6.0
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By linuxman51
I'm going to guess that your tdc angle is wrong,...

I'm going to guess that your tdc angle is wrong, but verify other things as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By linuxman51
I would imagine they're truck wires, but honestly...

I would imagine they're truck wires, but honestly I don't recall.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By linuxman51
I just use acdelco wires. ...

I just use acdelco wires.
http://www.pbase.com/kdh51/image/164321428.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,008
Posted By linuxman51
points go where you live, not where you race. We...

points go where you live, not where you race. We didn't take Ken's points when he drove to SE ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
1.25 to 1.5 inches from the deck. I'll know for...

1.25 to 1.5 inches from the deck. I'll know for sure when it's done setting up. The instructions say to give it 24 hours, I'll let it sit for a few days (What's a few days at this point anyway?)....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-05-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By linuxman51
So we're standing on the fact that he's got a...

So we're standing on the fact that he's got a board that may or may not have the bip, may or may not be set up correctly for the bip, that whoever made the base map knew something that isn't posted...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
fake edit, found this online (I'm sure you have...

fake edit, found this online (I'm sure you have too)


from this thread...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
1/4 is a lot I think?

1/4 is a lot I think?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2017, 09:54 AM
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Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
It's sunday. work slippage yesterday (general...

It's sunday. work slippage yesterday (general malaise in the afternoon, family stuff in the morning). Today though. Today we start down the fill path in earnest.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-03-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By linuxman51
that doesn't tell me what you actually wired up...

that doesn't tell me what you actually wired up to the ignition module to drive the coil. if you don't have an onboard module and you've wired up straight to the coil you've probably blown something...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-03-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By linuxman51
you probably have spark output set to fidle and...

you probably have spark output set to fidle and something else (like the idle valve) set to use fidle. What's the board configured to use for spark output? how's it all wired up?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
JW ultra bell on a th350 is a massive thing.

JW ultra bell on a th350 is a massive thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
nah. block #1 is up on the bench. Will be...

nah. block #1 is up on the bench. Will be filling-possibly today, but sometime this weekend. considerations: cooling system for head/top of block. will be worked out.
Also, re-use old pistons (that...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
it's probably not a whole lot smaller. the 60e is...

it's probably not a whole lot smaller. the 60e is likely a bit longer, but a lot of the internal junk is similar/same. At least you don't have a removable sfi bell housing, those things are miserable...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By linuxman51
I've had a couple 960 tb plates get loose, you...

I've had a couple 960 tb plates get loose, you may want to check the screws and give em a twist
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
and that's also to say: I'm fairly positive I...

and that's also to say: I'm fairly positive I *cannot* remove the transmission from my car without also removing the engine.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,745
Posted By linuxman51
I put mine in as a single unit, you may have...

I put mine in as a single unit, you may have better luck that way.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-01-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By linuxman51
you'll want to trim the pin for the ignition out...

you'll want to trim the pin for the ignition out (or wire it up elsewhere)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 364,533
Posted By linuxman51
the thread hit it's goals.

the thread hit it's goals.
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