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Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 543
Posted By Cwazywazy
How do you get high through the exhaust leaks and...

How do you get high through the exhaust leaks and rust holes if you have a cat?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ooh, nice work. Definitely good insurance to have...

Ooh, nice work. Definitely good insurance to have something like that. So far I've gotten away with overfilling my engine by half a quart, I've seen my oil pressure hit 0 mid-corner with it filled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By Cwazywazy
Dieseling on an injected car? Might be some...

Dieseling on an injected car? Might be some wiring problems.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,538
Posted By Cwazywazy
I tried teeing off my post catch can hose between...

I tried teeing off my post catch can hose between turbo inlet and intake manifold with check valves. There was appreciable crankcase vacuum at idle, but it idled at 1500rpm for like 10 seconds every...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,538
Posted By Cwazywazy
It's not the 1950's. Use a catch can.

It's not the 1950's. Use a catch can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Cwazywazy
I guess you don't need pcv to intake hoses but...

I guess you don't need pcv to intake hoses but where's the benefit in spewing smelly crankcase vapor out of the front of your car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Cwazywazy
needs one on the brake master

needs one on the brake master
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Cwazywazy
There should be a temp sender on the back of the...

There should be a temp sender on the back of the cylinder head. With it unplugged it'll run the plugs for maximum time.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 536,399
Posted By Cwazywazy
Just for fun I put the stock black aluminum...

Just for fun I put the stock black aluminum intercooler in. My idea was that if it wasn't too bad in terms of intake temps it might be good to use for trackdays since I imagine it lets a lot more air...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 30,666
Posted By Cwazywazy
Been hemming and hawwing about the $315 helical...

Been hemming and hawwing about the $315 helical Spartan. There's also the Yukon dura grip and the Powertrax grip pro for not a lot more. I've had the lockright in my car forever, I really like it...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 536,399
Posted By Cwazywazy
Installed used rack and set the toe. It works I...

Installed used rack and set the toe. It works I guess. It doesn't feel as tight as the old one in the center, not really like it has play in it, more like it just feels kinda soft. Not as sharp and...
Forum: events 03-11-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,588
Posted By Cwazywazy
Thinkin about it.. If my car breaks down am...

Thinkin about it..

If my car breaks down am I allowed to part it out then and there?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,237
Posted By Cwazywazy
Nope. Might as well put the 1.6 in there too.

Nope. Might as well put the 1.6 in there too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Cwazywazy
Only n/a ecus use the full throttle switch. As...

Only n/a ecus use the full throttle switch. As far as I'm aware, what it does is trigger open loop mode on the n/a cars but turbo cars do it based on maf voltage. This is the same for 2.2 and 2.4.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,387
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yeah I figured it had something to do with the...

Yeah I figured it had something to do with the different metals. The copper/brass one is still about twice the core thickness. :e-shrug:

Looking at pics on Rockauto it looks like the 65544A uses...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,387
Posted By Cwazywazy
I was seeing up to 220f on track with the big...

I was seeing up to 220f on track with the big Nissens, it's actually a teeny tiny bit better with the new cheap one. Closer to 200 if I have the heater on full. 82c thermostat, 960 efan, two dinky...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,387
Posted By Cwazywazy
For what it's worth I had an old school all metal...

For what it's worth I had an old school all metal (Brass?) thick boi Nissens in my 240 which I replaced with the cheap alu/plastic Nissens linked above. I get darn near the same level of not quite...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,282
Posted By Cwazywazy
Probably not wise to tow any meaningful distance...

Probably not wise to tow any meaningful distance with the driveshaft connected on the towee, automatic or manual notwithstanding.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 166,684
Posted By Cwazywazy
Wrong coast. :-(

Wrong coast.

:-(
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By Cwazywazy
I must've spent a dozen hours trying to perfect...

I must've spent a dozen hours trying to perfect my closed loop idle.. I got it pretty good.

It does look like your valve is sticky. Try cleaning it and/or replacing it. Then I'd say try tuning...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 536,399
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think I sent your fb ad to a friend, guess he...

I think I sent your fb ad to a friend, guess he didn't want em. My Saab is a 4 lugger.

I still have entirely too many tires/wheels despite giving away a few.

Might take you up on that offer to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 536,399
Posted By Cwazywazy
I got a set of 225/50/16 Azenis last fall, and...

I got a set of 225/50/16 Azenis last fall, and ordered some swanky (heavy) steelies hoping they would bolt straight on. With 5x108 and the correct center bore they do fit awesome in the rear, but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,633
Posted By Cwazywazy
It matters. My engine makes like 120psi cranking...

It matters. My engine makes like 120psi cranking compression with the IPD turbo cam. A stock stock one would make 160+
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,633
Posted By Cwazywazy
Even with a VX cam?

Even with a VX cam?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By Cwazywazy
Exactly, why not? Could give it a big dingus end...

Exactly, why not? Could give it a big dingus end with some ribs extending out to the edges to make it hammer compliant. (Spread out the hammering force)

I've always just eyeballed it tapping the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By Cwazywazy
3d printed aux gear please

3d printed aux gear please
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,633
Posted By Cwazywazy
That's a b230k. My '88 244 automatic was...

That's a b230k.

My '88 244 automatic was 13.7s to 60 if I recall correctly, after I got it all sorted and running right.

I dunno if you want to keep the preheater for originality or anything,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By Cwazywazy
You need to make sure the base idle speed and...

You need to make sure the base idle speed and idle switch are set correctly, then make sure a second time.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,667
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't think it's possible to get the cam timing...

I don't think it's possible to get the cam timing far off enough to bend valves and still have the engine able to run. It'd probably idle like total trash if you messed anything up that bad anyway.
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Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,633
Posted By Cwazywazy
Exactly this. Bigger tires are better on the...

Exactly this. Bigger tires are better on the highway. Spend your money on a turbo or doubling the amount of valves if you really want speed.

fwiw I've been running 25.5 inch tall tires on my turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,633
Posted By Cwazywazy
I doubt the ~1 inch change in tire height is...

I doubt the ~1 inch change in tire height is gonna make a meaningful difference in acceleration.. Certainly not a difference worth spending extra money on.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,633
Posted By Cwazywazy
When running properly, my stock 240s were about...

When running properly, my stock 240s were about 14 seconds to 60, so you're not that far off. I don't think you should be seeing third gear until well after 60 though. Can you feel the kickdown thing...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 78,443
Posted By Cwazywazy
I hope you never repaint the bumpers, they really...

I hope you never repaint the bumpers, they really fit the look in my mind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,651
Posted By Cwazywazy
The seatbelt reminder in these cars is just that,...

The seatbelt reminder in these cars is just that, a reminder. It'll buzz or chime at you for a few seconds if you start the car without your belt on then leave you alone. (At least that's what my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,004
Posted By Cwazywazy
The turbo clutch really isn't that heavy. It's...

The turbo clutch really isn't that heavy. It's still an oem clutch for these engines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,004
Posted By Cwazywazy
Looks like FCP still has the Sachs 740 turbo...

Looks like FCP still has the Sachs 740 turbo clutch kit in stock. Also for dogdish.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,767
Posted By Cwazywazy
Sweet van.

Sweet van.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 956,791
Posted By Cwazywazy
Wonder if you could make backyard cast end tanks...

Wonder if you could make backyard cast end tanks for the IC. Make them real nice and smooth like the group a intercoolers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By Cwazywazy
Having 2 bad mafs isn't impossible. Checking the...

Having 2 bad mafs isn't impossible. Checking the coolant and o2 sensors is worthwhile, but I'd think if you're not getting an engine light the o2 is probably not your issue. (Are you getting an...
Forum: showroom 11-16-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,244
Posted By Cwazywazy
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Forum: showroom 11-15-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,244
Posted By Cwazywazy
I've been wondering how well a ligthbar would...

I've been wondering how well a ligthbar would work if you hid it behind the grill.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,145
Posted By Cwazywazy
Wait, mine's set to going high. Hm.

Wait, mine's set to going high. Hm.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,866
Posted By Cwazywazy
I like mandrelbendingsolutions. 200 bucks for a 3...

I like mandrelbendingsolutions. 200 bucks for a 3 inch 409 stainless builders kit, they do both expanded and non expanded ends. I've only used their aluminized steel kits though.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,145
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'm running 3.7ms nominal dwell, 7ms cranking,...

I'm running 3.7ms nominal dwell, 7ms cranking, 1.4ms spark duration, with an MSD Blaster high vibration coil and it never gets hot.

The spark duration doesn't need to be as high as 1.4ms but my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cwazywazy
Crank gear also works. I use an old one with the...

Crank gear also works. I use an old one with the nub broken off.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,966
Posted By Cwazywazy
meaning the exhaust ends 2 inches past where your...

meaning the exhaust ends 2 inches past where your wideband sensor is located?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By Cwazywazy
The switch that came in my radiator was something...

The switch that came in my radiator was something like a 92c, and remember that's in the cold side of the radiator. I used a saab T in the upper rad hose and colder switch, like 75/82c or something....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,966
Posted By Cwazywazy
Narrowband working? Do you actually have one or...

Narrowband working? Do you actually have one or are you using the simulated NB wire off the wideband?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,472
Posted By Cwazywazy
fwiw my cheap replacement turbo hose is holding...

fwiw my cheap replacement turbo hose is holding up to well over 20psi.

If yours is indeed getting sucked shut, wouldn't you see vacuum on the boost gauge?

edit: yea what kenny said.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 686,562
Posted By Cwazywazy
I really like my continental aesthetically but...

I really like my continental aesthetically but the buttons don't light up and it doesn't autoplay. (It auto connects to my phone but I have to push play. Might be my phone idk.)
...
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