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Forum: showroom 06-11-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By culberro
So it looks like the Holley intake won't clear a...

So it looks like the Holley intake won't clear a stock hood.
Is that a 302 block or a 351 block?
I'd like to pick up a new intake for the drift 5.slow, as that's the power bottleneck. And I really...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 22,235
Posted By culberro
Did you check the bump steer after moving the tie...

Did you check the bump steer after moving the tie rod?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-08-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By culberro
They're just susceptible to alignment issues if...

They're just susceptible to alignment issues if you remove them or twist them, just like an oldschool distributor.

I like crank trigger and wasted spark because it's dirt simple and much less...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-07-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By culberro
The VR issue really only comes up when using a 60...

The VR issue really only comes up when using a 60 tooth wheel, but that's not too hard to get around with a simple 5k ohm resistor.

But yeah, Hall sensors are great when kept cool. I think the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By culberro
Got ya, something seems off in the setup.

Got ya, something seems off in the setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,905
Posted By culberro
That would be a great swap, especially with how...

That would be a great swap, especially with how much smaller (dimensionally) a VW 4cyl is over a redblock. They're so cute and tiny!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By culberro
Retarding the cam timing will raise the DCR and...

Retarding the cam timing will raise the DCR and usually make low end know worse. Try advancing the cam a few degrees to bleed off some of the DCR at lower revs, or a bigger cam.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By culberro
We found that stock rubber replacement bushings...

We found that stock rubber replacement bushings lasted longer than poly when rally racing.
More compliance, but less breakage and shock loading.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-06-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By culberro
I didnít even know there was a blackberry flavor....

I didnít even know there was a blackberry flavor.
My go to was orange and green, both the color of their respective antifreezes. Orange was slightly bette than green iirc.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-06-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By culberro
Weíre just getting warmed up. If only Sparks was...

Weíre just getting warmed up. If only Sparks was still being made.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-06-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By culberro
Actuuuaaaallllyyyyy 250 *60 factorial is...

Actuuuaaaallllyyyyy 250 *60 factorial is significantly more than 4000.

Edit: this math lesson provided by three glasses of red wine and a four loco.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,474
Posted By culberro
It's pretty easy to get the temp rise by...

It's pretty easy to get the temp rise by compressing air, especially if you just assume a compressor efficiency of 100%.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By culberro
I ran a +1” longer than fox body shaft with the...

I ran a +1” longer than fox body shaft with the adapter and it was about perfect for engagement and yoke support.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By culberro
Also, those fox body driveshafts are balanced...

Also, those fox body driveshafts are balanced like absolute poop from the factory.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By culberro
Anything in that diff will be fine. Cheap GL4, or...

Anything in that diff will be fine. Cheap GL4, or expensive synthetic. As long as it’s not breaking down from too much heat or moisture.... it’s going to do just fine for another 50-100k.
For what...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,905
Posted By culberro
Thereís currently a small company working on...

Thereís currently a small company working on integrating a small ~15hp brushless DC motor into the drive lines of pickups. Just enough to give a nice boost of passing power and recover some energy...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,905
Posted By culberro
The bigger hybrid GM SUVs used a very nice Remy...

The bigger hybrid GM SUVs used a very nice Remy electric motor. That’s getting into the power levels to move along a brick well enough (150 peak HP I think?).

Using an automatic without a torque...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,905
Posted By culberro
I mean, the internals of the motor I posted is...

I mean, the internals of the motor I posted is OEM for a large EV motorcycle company.
If you’re going strictly EV power, you’re going to want a much larger motor. If you want a hybrid setup, the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,905
Posted By culberro
Itís what their website says. :roll:

Itís what their website says. :roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,905
Posted By culberro
The APD drives are neat, but they wouldn’t be the...

The APD drives are neat, but they wouldn’t be the best choice for a ground vehicle like a EV
Volvo.
Their power ratings are with constant air flow (they’re designed for electric planes), and if...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,905
Posted By culberro
Just add some sketchy mounting interface and some...

Just add some sketchy mounting interface and some batteries:
https://www.thunderstruck-ev.com/curtis-ipm-system.html
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By culberro
Definitely take anything Duder says about turbos...

Definitely take anything Duder says about turbos over anything I say :lol:

If you just need a bit more power, higher compression on the NA motor and a slight cam upgrade (if running a B cam) might...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By culberro
You're not running it super hard all the time,...

You're not running it super hard all the time, and simplicity (less chance for a coolant leak in the middle of the woods).

Water cooled turbos are really useful if the motor does a lot of work and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By culberro
If this is on the jeep, I might suggest just...

If this is on the jeep, I might suggest just running a turbo with a oil only center section. Or going full TB and just not using the water cooling on a stock turbo.

To answer your question: The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,067
Posted By culberro
Have you checked the flow rate of the injectors?...

Have you checked the flow rate of the injectors? Or at least if they are flowing the same amount of fuel?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
I think the lack of responses has more to do with...

I think the lack of responses has more to do with the near endless posting about e-motor windings than race. Thereís like 2 pages (an exaggeration) of posts where itís just you.
Also, some of us...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
Some of the motecs from that era use a crappy DOS...

Some of the motecs from that era use a crappy DOS interface, and did up into the late 2000s. The Aussie stuff was decent-ish, but pretty outdated. It wasnít until recently that they got their ish...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
You can only call after you and Ansel have been...

You can only call after you and Ansel have been day drinking in an abandoned Yugo.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
Looks like OP is using a Autronic SMC, which...

Looks like OP is using a Autronic SMC, which definitely doesn't have dwell control. I have no clue what makes this ECU so special at $700 aussie bucks.



Soooo I think you're a little off base...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
But do they have auto dwell control? Because the...

But do they have auto dwell control? Because the Autronic can't do dwell control..... which boggles my mind.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
So has anyone answered the OPs question?

So has anyone answered the OPs question?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-20-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
It's pronounced "coop-eh"...

It's pronounced "coop-eh"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By culberro
I've seen the bluing before. I just thought it...

I've seen the bluing before. I just thought it was from the tips of the rockers being heat treated/hardened at the factory. There also seems to be a few different types of rocker arms as well, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By culberro
There are 3 different 340 LHP e85 pumps. I can't...

There are 3 different 340 LHP e85 pumps. I can't remember which one I used. They're all pretty similar, I just picked the one that came with the straight section of submersible fuel hose.

Looks...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By culberro
E85 rated AEM that’s 320(?)LPH. Easy to fit,...

E85 rated AEM that’s 320(?)LPH. Easy to fit, plenty of flow rate, and it’s $120 with the instal kit.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By culberro
There's also this option, which is really nice...

There's also this option, which is really nice when using a stiffer pressure plate:
https://yoshifab.com/store/t5-conversion-t/o-bearing.html
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By culberro
They are nice. Also, don't be afraid to make your...

They are nice. Also, don't be afraid to make your own, it is pretty darn easy. Just a short section of 1/2" rod or a bolt and a welder, iirc.
Forum: website & board 05-18-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,999
Posted By culberro
Same with Flickr.

Same with Flickr.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By culberro
Are you talking about the u-joint part, or the...

Are you talking about the u-joint part, or the fork that goes around the bottom of the shift lever?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By culberro
If you can handle the vibrations, replacing the...

If you can handle the vibrations, replacing the shifter cage bushings with something other than blown out rubber really helps too.

You can also rebuild (re-pin) the shifter u-joint thing if it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,231
Posted By culberro
I did miss the forge piston part, that is...

I did miss the forge piston part, that is correct.
And you're more than welcome to disagree with me. I too have owned many redblocks and have built a few race engines out of them. I've also had the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By culberro
They should be. The earlier heads had a...

They should be.
The earlier heads had a different 5th cam cap and valve cover. As long as they’re the same valve cover, you’re good to go.

One local machine shop charges 150-200 to align bore...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,231
Posted By culberro
Itís not a sketchy way to do it at all. Just...

Itís not a sketchy way to do it at all.
Just grab some turbo ignition and fuel computers and be on your way.
Post up in the wanted section of the forum and youíll have a set in a few days. There...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,817
Posted By culberro
I think you'll need to bump out the tunnel on the...

I think you'll need to bump out the tunnel on the left side to fit the shifter and rods. I know that's what John Lane had to do on the T-10/Jerico trans.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By culberro
I drilled two holes near the corners of the...

I drilled two holes near the corners of the internal nut-plate, and then plug welded the nut plate to the door skin. If your door has bad/mis-placed spot welds on the internal plate, I'd recommend...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,761
Posted By culberro
My guess was that was a mm -> inches typo...

My guess was that was a mm -> inches typo...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,355
Posted By culberro
At work we've been playing with EVs that use a...

At work we've been playing with EVs that use a gear box. The reason for this is that you can have a motor that works in a great efficiency range over a much larger ground speed.

As far as AC and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,920
Posted By culberro
I've had terrible luck with replacement ford...

I've had terrible luck with replacement ford thermostats and radiator caps over the last few years. I had one that broke within 50 miles, on that opened at ~ 150F, and caps that would never hold...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-13-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
I have used the more expensive Standard Motor...

I have used the more expensive Standard Motor Products TFI, and that one seems to be doing the best so far.
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-13-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By culberro
Not turbo, but NA V8. 10.4:1 Cr, aluminum heads,...

Not turbo, but NA V8. 10.4:1 Cr, aluminum heads, 295deg cam with around 14mm of lift. It needs more CR or a smaller cam, but it's fun and really reliable.

The ignition has no problem firing over...
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