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Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 142,013
Posted By linuxman51
aiight. got some parts to swap on today (coil...

aiight. got some parts to swap on today (coil brackets), finally tracked down a new dsm CAS (and am waiting on the setup from josh as well, he ran into the same issues I did RE available supply of...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,331
Posted By linuxman51
if the m47 is still alive you haven't warmed the...

if the m47 is still alive you haven't warmed the tune up enough yet.
Forum: events 06-26-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,759
Posted By linuxman51
lol WAT?

lol WAT?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By linuxman51
uhm.. off hand I don't recall, probably rotella...

uhm.. off hand I don't recall, probably rotella 15w40
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By linuxman51
uh oh. I don't think you can get to the bolts...

uh oh. I don't think you can get to the bolts with the gm bell on, at least not from what I remember
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,189
Views: 1,605,164
Posted By linuxman51
lol. turns out I won't even have the 400 back in...

lol. turns out I won't even have the 400 back in the car in that amount of time.

the longer this sits, the more likely it is to not go back together at all-bear with me here- with the recent shop...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 142,013
Posted By linuxman51
Still all quiet on the western front. have had...

Still all quiet on the western front. have had various crank sensor issues since the above posts, did swap in a rebuilt aw71L that really highlighted those crank sensor issues.

Car is currently...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-10-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,103
Posted By linuxman51
sweet! I'm still waiting on stuff for... {insert...

sweet! I'm still waiting on stuff for... {insert various cars here}. seems to be the nature of the times
Forum: events 06-05-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,759
Posted By linuxman51
:bs::bs::bs::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lo...

:bs::bs::bs::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: events 06-04-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,759
Posted By linuxman51
hmmm... lets see, carry the one, subtract the...

hmmm... lets see, carry the one, subtract the five....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-02-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,103
Posted By linuxman51
I have the same issue on my black wagon now, and...

I have the same issue on my black wagon now, and I have to say, it's bringing back all of the irritations I've always had with the oem crank sensor + ms. The problem is, even grabbing the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By linuxman51
get a nice flywheel and be done with that aspect,...

get a nice flywheel and be done with that aspect, don't try and track down an early flywheel (that will potentially also explode later on).

While you've got the head apart, go ahead and upgrade...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By linuxman51
-5an ORB adapter to like -6an is what you're...

-5an ORB adapter to like -6an is what you're probably looking for
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,082
Posted By linuxman51
I've not had any problems ever with the Chinese...

I've not had any problems ever with the Chinese rods regardless of whom they came from.. I've had long and short ones up past 8000 with both stock crank and stroker crank, broken pistons without any...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-17-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,103
Posted By linuxman51
look at grounds, wiring to the sensor (harness...

look at grounds, wiring to the sensor (harness type stuff.. shake it when the car is idling and see if it drops sync, etc). the 10k... is that across vr+ and vr- or just in-line with one of them?
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
We live

We live
Forum: events 03-05-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
cool. I caught the crud from the 3 year old (what...

cool. I caught the crud from the 3 year old (what else is new) so I'll be a bit drugged up.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By linuxman51
apparently the old 240 compressors get used...

apparently the old 240 compressors get used fairly frequently for that.. can't recall their name but they basically look like what you'd find on a small to medium home air compressor lol
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By linuxman51
should be pretty basic, use the normal swap...

should be pretty basic, use the normal swap pinouts (or get a terminator x and don't fool with that stock ecu bs)
Forum: events 02-27-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
yeah it's too cold and not quite clean yet (but...

yeah it's too cold and not quite clean yet (but the process has started)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By linuxman51
may be cheaper to drum up another 234f head that...

may be cheaper to drum up another 234f head that doesn't need work. iirc the stuff is smaller on the 204 heads along with the valves, so it'd need more than just new seats installed and cut
Forum: events 02-16-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,549
Posted By linuxman51
21-25th for me, I'll be stuck at home last...

21-25th for me, I'll be stuck at home last weekend in sept, wife will be at a conference
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By linuxman51
so there's no bearing for the converter nose....

so there's no bearing for the converter nose. pull the throwout bearing out (if that's still in the crank), and see how it squares up to the OD of the pilot bearing. you'll need it to center up the...
Forum: events 02-05-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
it's lit.

it's lit.
Forum: events 02-05-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
aight I can kick it early today if folks want,...

aight I can kick it early today if folks want, and then hand off admin to someone else for the evening. cleaning up in the shop (kent did most of the work), and then working on some ellis juan heads
Forum: events 02-02-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
I know it.

I know it.
Forum: events 01-31-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
uhhh ooo. actually... no. I can kick it off and...

uhhh ooo. actually... no. I can kick it off and pop in later, but I've got plans saturday evening.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By linuxman51
have you tuned your ecus to match your current...

have you tuned your ecus to match your current setup?

if not, you're relying on the good graces of lh and its "self learning" abilities... which is nothing more than fuel trims... to handle that...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 142,013
Posted By linuxman51
finally got an all metal heater core. will see...

finally got an all metal heater core. will see how this works (its alu). it looks to be soldered, so that's a plus. the cross section reminds me of the plastic-end tank heater cores, so I may see if...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 142,013
Posted By linuxman51
news and updates (quick vid to follow) got the...

news and updates (quick vid to follow)
got the rebuilt aw-71L installed, seems to be working well, may need some more kickdown massaging, but aside from that, crisp shifts.
Did a compression test...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By linuxman51
apparently that's not uncommon (the pressure...

apparently that's not uncommon (the pressure thing), sam indicated his car(s) routinely do that. car was fine in a trip across town, RE the black cap, probably not a bad idea either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By linuxman51
I believe I've isolated the possibilities to the...

I believe I've isolated the possibilities to the heater valve, and moreso perhaps a clamp that was not on tight enough. that's what I'm telling myself, at least, whilst carrying around the necessary...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By linuxman51
that'd be on the passenger side tho right? same...

that'd be on the passenger side tho right? same spot as the a/c drain?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By linuxman51
pulled plugs and did a compression test (not that...

pulled plugs and did a compression test (not that I expected anything, but.. why not. first steps and what not).. 150 150 140 150 (1-4), plugs looked fine. ran the car up on the lift, didn't see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By linuxman51
that was one of my thoughts actually when I...

that was one of my thoughts actually when I noticed the heater valve wasn't busted. I have not had the head off of this car (Was kinda hoping to avoid it, even though it'd be like a 30 minute deal,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By linuxman51
no, 91 is still the '740 style' oil cooler. it...

no, 91 is still the '740 style' oil cooler. it looks like it's in the middle under the engine, which would be consistent with anything hitting the block and running down. I'll probably toss it up on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By linuxman51
hilarious issue with the 940 (coolant on the ground/pressure)

Pretty early in the diagnosis of this ailment (whatever it may be), so initial information is going to be a little sparse.

background: 1991 940 turbo (project bpu), recently replaced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,767
Posted By linuxman51
I outsourced that operation myself.

I outsourced that operation myself.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,208
Posted By linuxman51
opinionated thread is opinionated... the hx52...

opinionated thread is opinionated... the hx52 does alright, I'll have to look at the datalogs and see, I was also cranking the boost up against a high stall converter, so you won't get a realistic...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 142,013
Posted By linuxman51
dammit. self ownage is the worst. started...

dammit. self ownage is the worst. started troubleshooting the 1600 rpm dropout, fully prepared and ready to condemn this brand new sensor. turns out, after checking everything and getting ready to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 142,013
Posted By linuxman51
^ yeah, I need to get one to play with on the...

^ yeah, I need to get one to play with on the gold car I reckon, although currently it's riding the pine.


Soo BPU failed me (I thought) xmas week.. I moved it under the carport ahead of heavy...
Forum: events 01-02-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
yea sorry, I started it and got sidetracked by...

yea sorry, I started it and got sidetracked by air disasters and never made it back off the couch.
Forum: events 01-01-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
(also gonna be afk for a bit, so no rush to join...

(also gonna be afk for a bit, so no rush to join lol)
Forum: events 01-01-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
we'll call this the 2022 corona edition :cough:

we'll call this the 2022 corona edition :cough:
Forum: events 01-01-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
kicked it off a little late

kicked it off a little late
Forum: events 12-29-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 293,734
Posted By linuxman51
good question, definitely maybe?

good question, definitely maybe?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-23-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,598
Posted By linuxman51
uh.... dangit, what's his name that was running...

uh.... dangit, what's his name that was running the woodward ecu is using an electronic throttle body iirc.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-21-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,463
Posted By linuxman51
you need to calibrate the afr table for the...

you need to calibrate the afr table for the wideband as well, otherwise it's using the lookup table for a narrowband sensor and anything over 1v will be full lean. there's also that cool phenomenon...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 724,572
Posted By linuxman51
:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall: hell yeah Also...

:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall:

hell yeah

Also +juan for JD, he's the man
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 142,013
Posted By linuxman51
been a bit, of course I haven't done a whole lot...

been a bit, of course I haven't done a whole lot to the car other than drive it. Finally took/made the time to work on it this weekend. so far, got the tps adapted and installed (and now I'll find...
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