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Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,435
Posted By Stiggy Pop
spoiler: horsepower and choo choo noises

spoiler: horsepower and choo choo noises
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,244
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that car did fool me when I first saw it. It's a...

that car did fool me when I first saw it. It's a great 40-footer.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,368
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Dry and clean. I'm using a cometic on an o-ringed...

Dry and clean. I'm using a cometic on an o-ringed block and it went in dry and clean.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,680
Posted By Stiggy Pop
labor is free! thanks for the insight. Wow...

labor is free!

thanks for the insight. Wow that is a lot of power per dollar!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,680
Posted By Stiggy Pop
So normal stuff. I probably have more into a...

So normal stuff. I probably have more into a 350whp redblock lol

600whp builds seem normal so wasn’t sure if 900whp is more of the same or a whole different world (internals beadwork etc)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,680
Posted By Stiggy Pop
so does it cost real money to make that much...

so does it cost real money to make that much power, or is even 900+ becoming "cheap" (a relative term of course)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,026
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I would agree that if kept on topic this is a...

I would agree that if kept on topic this is a valid discussion for the performance area, which let’s be honest is lacking for good conversations these days.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it's got some rubber in there... my...

it's got some rubber in there...

my dashboard is a 3k rpm tuning fork with Yoshi heavy rubber mounts. I actually got much less frequency vibes with poly mounts.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,368
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive

the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,981
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that is surprising!

that is surprising!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Stiggy Pop
i can't find realtuner radio on itunes how do you...

i can't find realtuner radio on itunes how do you guys listen?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had a boost-lean out that ended up being a...

I had a boost-lean out that ended up being a (real) A340 that dead headed around 70psi. Took me a while to find that one.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,073
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Maybe not in 2011 when it was built but, yeah....

Maybe not in 2011 when it was built but, yeah. With the RSI head and rod/pistons there was +$7k in the long block.

If I were respending my money and repowering the car now it wouldn’t get an ls...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,073
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My b230 was built by Larry’s in Groton CT to a...

My b230 was built by Larry’s in Groton CT to a pretty high level, rods, pistons, crank treatment, block o-ringed etc. I bought it off a stand a friend Paul’s garage and the machine shop bill for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I like how your grill and side mirror are at the...

I like how your grill and side mirror are at the same jaunty angle
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 115,424
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Didn't know we had that in common. My high school...

Didn't know we had that in common. My high school car was a white '88 900t that we repainted, did a grey leather interior, SPG body kit, springs, straight pipe, red APC box, stupid loud BOV. It was...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 115,424
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If you don't have the next project hard in mind...

If you don't have the next project hard in mind you're just window shopping! I think about selling my car sometimes but know I'd miss it.



That's a cool idea!



you lost me. They weren't...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-16-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,307
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I did a microsquirt as a "get it done cheap"...

I did a microsquirt as a "get it done cheap" build and I'm hard pressed to come up with justification to spend $1200+ to upgrade to something else.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Stiggy Pop
A bit of a needle but Ferrari 308 Epsilon 3-pc...

A bit of a needle but Ferrari 308 Epsilon 3-pc check all the boxes: light weight, 5x108, don't require spacers, avalable in 16x8+
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I love pegs I have money I have a car that...

I love pegs
I have money
I have a car that really needs wheels
Ain't nobody paying $1250 for pegs, no matter how new they are
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 159,221
Posted By Stiggy Pop
The local guys really like Ben (he's about 45m...

The local guys really like Ben (he's about 45m from me). I haven't had occasion to use him yet, but might call him up to connect me with dyno tuning sometime.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 159,221
Posted By Stiggy Pop
As one does :D

As one does :D
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 159,221
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Wait I missed something, why are you building two...

Wait I missed something, why are you building two engines?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,244
Posted By Stiggy Pop
smeashed my totaled 945 went like this: ...

smeashed

my totaled 945 went like this:

insurance: we'll give you $1100
me: **** off
insurance: $1300
me: **** off
insurance: OK we're going to send out an independent appraisal
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,244
Posted By Stiggy Pop
where were you driving when you got hit?

where were you driving when you got hit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Stiggy Pop
also replacement clips are NLA as I recall, so...

also replacement clips are NLA as I recall, so might want to try the gentle method before breaking out the cutting tools. Usually you'll break half or so and save some good ones.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 194,713
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Shine Seal for your freshly polished lips. Iím...

Shine Seal for your freshly polished lips. Iím telling you, the stuff is amazing.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yoshi mounts work well but if the front of your...

Yoshi mounts work well but if the front of your car is low and you live on uneven roads they are far and away the lightning rods for SMACKs when you find the right(wrong) angle. I'd have to use an...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,044
Posted By Stiggy Pop
There's the dude out east of me in Mass who was...

There's the dude out east of me in Mass who was profiling cams, I offered up my spare BNIB RSI 3 for him to spec out and he never answered :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,044
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'll stop derailing but a (friendly) older guy at...

I'll stop derailing but a (friendly) older guy at a local cruise night came up to me while the car was idling and said "didn'tcha know you could have put a 5.0 in that instead of putting a muffler on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,044
Posted By Stiggy Pop
RSI turbo 3 with a RSI head with 48/40 valves...

RSI turbo 3 with a RSI head with 48/40 valves (cost well more than a grand too) and it's a rippa. If your truck motor don't have a turbo on it I'll hurt your feelings!

the RSI turbo 2 was a little...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 44,886
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Seems like at my place no matter where it goes it...

Seems like at my place no matter where it goes it ends up with a bug stuck to it and some hair from the golden retriever :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 44,886
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:nod: I'll put small stuff in the convection...

:nod: I'll put small stuff in the convection toaster oven at 120* for a nice finish.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,335
Posted By Stiggy Pop
if you get parts cut all fancy like make extras...

if you get parts cut all fancy like make extras of that frame rail mount that picks up the crossmember bolts. I'd buy a set to make b230 mounts.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By Stiggy Pop
One of the best general/driveability changes I've...

One of the best general/driveability changes I've done over the years on my car. If you have to go out of your way or research a cable setup trash the idea and go hydraulic. There's no reason to work...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,620
Posted By Stiggy Pop
For the viggen I ordered through Maptun in the...

For the viggen I ordered through Maptun in the U.K. so it shipped quickly, although it was neat to ****. For the 9k it was back in ~2007 buying direct through email and I remember having to wait...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,620
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had JT on my 9000 aero and just put it on my...

I had JT on my 9000 aero and just put it on my Viggen. It's good value for the money.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By Stiggy Pop
the juice isn't worth the squeeze

the juice isn't worth the squeeze
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 221,760
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Every time I read these situations (and think...

Every time I read these situations (and think back on RSI) I always think how easy it would be to have a successful shop. You need one guy who's good at fab, design, whatever you're trying to do;...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,435
Posted By Stiggy Pop
interesting on the regulator. I've got the aero...

interesting on the regulator. I've got the aero and you've got me thinking about some oddities I've had and mostly tuned around..

I think I'm off to set myself up for fuel pressure logging.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Think I mentioned to you earlier in the year the...

Think I mentioned to you earlier in the year the next thing I want to play with is some sheetmetal and a brake to make ducting for the front of the car. I think my water temps creep up too quickly....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I saw a max around ~230 F after ten minutes of...

I saw a max around ~230 F after ten minutes of autocross (read: absolute flogging it in second gear). If I drive it hard on the street when it's 93 F ambient like it has been lately I'll touch 210 F...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,435
Posted By Stiggy Pop
no.mercy.

no.mercy.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 111,592
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah those are solid numbers

yeah those are solid numbers
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,435
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Coming together nicely! I'm with you on the...

Coming together nicely! I'm with you on the brakes, that's the next place I'm going to spend a little money.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 63,806
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Condolences, but on to the next! Little...

Condolences, but on to the next!

Little sideways slide? I think about this not infrequently in my project cars - all of the hours crushed and folded up. Always thought I'd rather wad the car up...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,241
Posted By Stiggy Pop
please be more specific

please be more specific
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,644
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I hope you're getting some frequent flyer points...

I hope you're getting some frequent flyer points with SEM :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,427
Posted By Stiggy Pop
RWD volvos are so long dead from east coast junk...

RWD volvos are so long dead from east coast junk yards you guys have no idea. Our yards are full of XC70s and S60s.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 111,592
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hard to read the screen in the video with the...

hard to read the screen in the video with the glare, is it around 390/320?
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