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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mikep
The beck-arnley might be for the return hose...

The beck-arnley might be for the return hose after the radiator
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By mikep
I will look when i get to work tomorrow. We had 2...

I will look when i get to work tomorrow. We had 2 at one point, and a very scary surface grinder. We got rid of that beast. I use the machines at the local shop where Alan works, but the kwikway is...
Forum: events 07-30-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,220
Posted By mikep
One week.

One week.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 581
Posted By mikep
The ecu is… *cue scary music COMING FROM INSIDE...

The ecu is… *cue scary music
COMING FROM INSIDE THE CARB!!!1
(really, it’s all self-contained)
Forum: events 07-29-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,738
Posted By mikep
Or we can go full SE: you can bring the new bits,...

Or we can go full SE: you can bring the new bits, I'll bring the tools and (not harbor freight) jack stands, and we will have another story to tell the grand-kids of TBOT.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 581
Posted By mikep
Yep. I was looking at Patches recently, the last...

Yep. I was looking at Patches recently, the last time that 2TC ran it was on a modified 2gc rochester, and I looked at the 2gc TBI. But I'll probably fire it up on a carb because it works, mostly.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By mikep
So I don't have to load up the kwik-way this...

So I don't have to load up the kwik-way this weekend and take a drive? Sweet.
Good work on getting it sorted out.
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,738
Posted By mikep
Drive the 912 as-is and be easy on it so the TB...

Drive the 912 as-is and be easy on it so the TB tight-asses can brag about beating a Porsche.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By mikep
So you’re in missouri? Arkansas? Trying to figure...

So you’re in missouri? Arkansas? Trying to figure out how to get you out of this jam.
Tipping the valves with cam and buckets in is quick and easy. If you have the right rig. I do, and someone near...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By mikep
OP, where are you?

OP, where are you?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Oh my.

Oh my.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,654
Posted By mikep
Paint can add a mm.

Paint can add a mm.
Forum: events 07-21-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,738
Posted By mikep
Not sure how many days so i sent $60. Thanks...

Not sure how many days so i sent $60.
Thanks again.
Forum: events 07-21-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,738
Posted By mikep
How much do you need for food? I can't remember,...

How much do you need for food? I can't remember, and can't seem to find it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,654
Posted By mikep
A sign the apocalypse is nigh.

A sign the apocalypse is nigh.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,303
Posted By mikep
Can I bronze my cat?

Can I bronze my cat?
Forum: events 07-20-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,738
Posted By mikep
Damn. Maybe i’ll drive Stacey’s Forester, then.

Damn. Maybe i’ll drive Stacey’s Forester, then.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,303
Posted By mikep
The phone world is not worthy of my brazing

The phone world is not worthy of my brazing
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,654
Posted By mikep
Not me, i know what you/yinz/y’all have. ...

Not me, i know what you/yinz/y’all have.



Steel is steel is steel.
For torsional modulus.
Sway bar spring haiku.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,303
Posted By mikep
I really hope this is a newer better bot. Be...

I really hope this is a newer better bot. Be best. Yes you can. Braze with the best. Brassiere that exhaust. Ok. I’m done.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
I’ll be coming in from Mooresville. Kyle...

I’ll be coming in from Mooresville. Kyle (stick70) might head over too.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Thanks, Mauricio. I’ll be around on Sunday, I...

Thanks, Mauricio.
I’ll be around on Sunday, I think. How close are you to Cary?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,071
Posted By mikep
https://pbase.com/mperry/image/171783471.jpg ...

https://pbase.com/mperry/image/171783471.jpg

https://pbase.com/mperry/image/171783475.jpg

https://pbase.com/mperry/image/171783755.jpg

https://pbase.com/mperry/image/171783756.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 34,865
Posted By mikep
I wanted to change to the ribbed set-up, and not...

I wanted to change to the ribbed set-up, and not have v belts for the alternator. It's a high number of ribs, 8 maybe. It's been a while.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 34,865
Posted By mikep
When I started to do this on an L28 I grabbed 2...

When I started to do this on an L28 I grabbed 2 Ford alternators from the yard, mainly for the ribbed pulleys. They could be yours. free.99.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By mikep
Your clutch for the dished flywheel won’t work...

Your clutch for the dished flywheel won’t work with a flat flywheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By mikep
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=31...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=310037
Forum: website & board 07-06-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 44,093
Posted By mikep
What is their pr0n model like? Do they offer...

What is their pr0n model like? Do they offer scrapple bonuses?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Maybe after I make an LED bar tach. Trade you a...

Maybe after I make an LED bar tach. Trade you a beer or two at Dana's.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By mikep
PVC elbow epoxied to a plastic carb plate. ...

PVC elbow epoxied to a plastic carb plate. Attach elbow to the throttle body. Twice the throttle.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By mikep
A Truetrac is nothing like a locker. Also, a...

A Truetrac is nothing like a locker. Also, a truetrac will pull with one wheel on ice. And any unmodified clutch diff can go up in smoke with a wheel in a ditch. I can post pics of those bad parts,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By mikep
Why LS swap a 242 when you can get a camaro,...

Why LS swap a 242 when you can get a camaro, right? Wrong. He wants to camp and hit some light trails in a wagon
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By mikep
I did a quick search to see what’s out there. The...

I did a quick search to see what’s out there. The 912A-585 seems to be the one they sell for jeep fronts.
The first ones i saw were clearance 912A398, low preload for jeep front. I am guessing that...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By mikep
No. Bolt-ons will only insult people at...

No. Bolt-ons will only insult people at brickboard, and this one little-known curmudgeon…
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By mikep
4”ID might be like a Jeep Wagoneer spring. ...

4”ID might be like a Jeep Wagoneer spring.
I’ll have to do some measuring, i might have mis-spoken when i said 5” was the ID of stock car springs. It might be the OD.
Forum: events 07-03-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 140,220
Posted By mikep
Sounds good. I even forgot to change the title....

Sounds good. I even forgot to change the title. On top of all the house-washing and birthday shens i got talked into a honda cr-v alternator job. Stupid cars.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By mikep
The rears are just a little under 5” ID, pigtail...

The rears are just a little under 5” ID, pigtail on one end. That style used to be available, but mostly in 5.5” ID. we usually add a pair of upper centering cones on the lower trailing arms. For a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By mikep
I think a stiffer spring rate (not too stiff) and...

I think a stiffer spring rate (not too stiff) and a stock front sway bar with no rear bar is the ticket. 200# front, 150# rear (x1.5=225#) but not taller than stock. I know there are plenty of...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Cool, thanks. I read online but got a lot of...

Cool, thanks. I read online but got a lot of returns for amazon no-name charge cables.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Asking if it is possible to use straight cable...

Asking if it is possible to use straight cable since the car has a charge controller. I do not know what the device in the cable is. I am asking.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Noob question: all the J1772 cables for home have...

Noob question: all the J1772 cables for home have some sort of device in the cable that has a readout, the J plug, and a male 3-prong plus ground.
Can it be a cable made with a J plug and whatever...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Is the 15g single phase, or dc?

Is the 15g single phase, or dc?
Forum: events 06-24-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,738
Posted By mikep
Caravan? Meet you in Iowa?

Caravan? Meet you in Iowa?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Now I'm torn between buying a used Spark EV for...

Now I'm torn between buying a used Spark EV for 11k out the door, and buying as much motor and controller and batteries as I can get for that, and installing it in a Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,683
Posted By mikep
If you run a 3.90-4.11 ratio, cut 12 notches in...

If you run a 3.90-4.11 ratio, cut 12 notches in the pinion flange and hang a sensor.
13 for a 3.73.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 45,125
Posted By mikep
Pretty wild. I had not seen that. I used to...

Pretty wild. I had not seen that. I used to frequent a site called economodder or something like that, but they were not e-friendly.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,552
Posted By mikep
One question on the design. I know very little...

One question on the design. I know very little about compound turbo design, except for tractor pull monsters. They would use the large turbo first in line, then small. They said the small would draw...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,552
Posted By mikep
I can't see the photos at work, but I will...

I can't see the photos at work, but I will comment on the process.





My father stick welded everything. He learned on the job at a chicken plant, and his trick was to grind a bevel on any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,945
Posted By mikep
Then get 275lb/in springs unless you want more or...

Then get 275lb/in springs unless you want more or less rate than 130.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,945
Posted By mikep
What do you have in front?

What do you have in front?
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