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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 41
Posted By culberro
B21 distributor will drop right in. I feel...

B21 distributor will drop right in.

I feel like there was a discussion about this a few weeks ago, but it centered around electronic ignition instead of points. I’ll see if I can find the post,...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By culberro
I just realized this is a NA setup. I’d...

I just realized this is a NA setup.

I’d definitely recommend having the head milled 0.040”, and use something like a B-cam (or a VX3). You can use regular grade gas or premium, and you’ll have...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,334
Posted By culberro
I can grab some weights for the small spring and...

I can grab some weights for the small spring and the ďbigĒ spring retainers next time Iím at the shop and remember :)
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By culberro
T-cam, open the chambers a bit and get the head...

T-cam, open the chambers a bit and get the head shaved to bring the CR back up to where you want it (if there's even any change needed).
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,334
Posted By culberro
Some data on the single and dual spring kits that...

Some data on the single and dual spring kits that I offer:

The single setup is very similar to KL Racing or what Erland offer. So anywhere as low as ~85lbs on the seat to around 110lbs on the seat...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By culberro
Shop floor, masking tape, toe plates, and a...

Shop floor, masking tape, toe plates, and a protractor.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By culberro
For a rear application, you will have to take the...

For a rear application, you will have to take the center section apart and flip all of the internals left-side to right-side. Otherwise you will have a "low-preload" rear diff and it won't work that...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By culberro
I have the older V1 (?) with adjustable ackerman,...

I have the older V1 (?) with adjustable ackerman, and I run them in the fastest setting on the 240 drift car.
I think it has the #3 setting currently, and the lead wheel (in drift, so inside wheel...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By culberro
I'm intrigued by your kwik-way setup as you...

I'm intrigued by your kwik-way setup as you mentioned it briefly in an early post. What's the machine number/name?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By culberro
I definitely see the upside to the TBI carb...

I definitely see the upside to the TBI carb conversions. Slightly better temp and altitude correction, and lambda feedback for mixture control.

I've been wanting to try the Edelbrock Pro-Flo 4...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By culberro
Internally to the pump, or on the exterior?

Internally to the pump, or on the exterior?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By culberro
The cheap HF split bearing puller will barely...

The cheap HF split bearing puller will barely pull off the carrier bearings. It works a lot better when used in a hydraulic press.
There are two notches cut into the diff center section that allow...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By culberro
I’m not sure where you live, or how many machine...

I’m not sure where you live, or how many machine shops are in your area, but I think you’re overpaying for work that is suspect.

Here in Portland, it’s $375-450 for a full rebuild including new...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By culberro
Lol, sounds like a great shop to get work done at...

Lol, sounds like a great shop to get work done at :wtf:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By culberro
I'm waiting for everyone to complain about a...

I'm waiting for everyone to complain about a $500+ deposit on the shim kit. All those $4 shims add up really quick when it's basically $20 per size/square in the box plus nearly unobtanium tools.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By culberro
One thing to look out for, when going with...

One thing to look out for, when going with thinner shims an aggressive cam lobe can actually hit the edge of the bucket. This can only happen when the shim is thinner than the outer lip height on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By culberro
My guess is either measuring with hushers or the...

My guess is either measuring with hushers or the machine shop sank the valves into the head and didn't tip the valves and set the stem heights correctly.

The tips of the valve stems should be...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By culberro
If it's ever been apart, it's pretty easy to mess...

If it's ever been apart, it's pretty easy to mess up the shift keys/selector mechanism when installing the top plate. Or they could be bent/cracked.

Or the countershaft bearings are gone, and/or...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By culberro
That sounds like a great solution. Any idea what...

That sounds like a great solution. Any idea what the peak flow rate is from the pump?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By culberro
The valve guide diameter is 13.5mm, so you’ll...

The valve guide diameter is 13.5mm, so you’ll want an ID on the washer that’s slightly bigger than that. Shim the spring so it’s within 1-1.5mm of coil bind at full lift.

When you use valve spring...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By culberro
Ahhhh, got it. EPAS it up. I realized the link...

Ahhhh, got it. EPAS it up. I realized the link for the volvo setup didn't have the most info, but it's a pretty common swap with plenty of info out there on doing it.

I thought it was red block...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By culberro
Why are you wanting to use an EPAS setup?

Why are you wanting to use an EPAS setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By culberro
Those feel like poo poo and have poor return to...

Those feel like poo poo and have poor return to center. If you're okay with that, then it's a good setup.

The Volvo C30 pumps are a common one to use for an EPAS setup as well.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,587
Posted By culberro
Don't forget to add in the thickness for the...

Don't forget to add in the thickness for the underbody coating and road goop that's usually covering used springs as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 48,550
Posted By culberro
Looks like it’s just some custom CV shafts and a...

Looks like it’s just some custom CV shafts and a mounting system away from fitting into an IRS car. You might have to cut up the trunk floor a bit , but that’s not too much work :)

Those are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 48,550
Posted By culberro
Kind of. Their capacity reduces over time. They...

Kind of. Their capacity reduces over time. They will still charge to the same “full” voltage, but will decrease in voltage with use faster.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 48,550
Posted By culberro
The Ah rating should take into account the usable...

The Ah rating should take into account the usable voltage range of the battery, so no need to look at the minimum voltage and the Ah rating. It's a little confusing at first, but it starts to make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By culberro
Holy cow, I never would have guessed that! ...

Holy cow, I never would have guessed that!

I've always been a red loctite and proper torque kind of guy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By culberro
They're not a common thing to have on the ring...

They're not a common thing to have on the ring gear with most differentials, and most people don't use them after gear or diff swaps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By culberro
Cut the oil slinger off with some tin-nips,...

Cut the oil slinger off with some tin-nips, remove ring gear, punch out the roll pin enough to get the cross-pin out.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 48,550
Posted By culberro
It's a giant brushed DC motor. It's definitely...

It's a giant brushed DC motor. It's definitely cheap enough to start a TB EV. But it's doing a blow-thru + T from a technology perspective.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
If 13mm, leave it alone. If 9mm, take the gamble...

If 13mm, leave it alone. If 9mm, take the gamble or install some rods (13mm or some h-beams).
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,587
Posted By culberro
Don't lump me in with the birds. I actually pay...

Don't lump me in with the birds. I actually pay real money for parts when needed :cameron:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
I'd just leave it alone. Just make sure the...

I'd just leave it alone.

Just make sure the wrist pins have enough clearance on the pin bushings. Sometimes they're a little tight on the chinese h-beams. Big ends have been spot on for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,587
Posted By culberro
That car has been picked clean by the vultures,...

That car has been picked clean by the vultures, and the man himself :lol:

He trolled everyone with that "euro" grill though, I wonder how many people went to go pull it only to realize how TB'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By culberro
Ahh, you're going to want to use an air hammer...

Ahh, you're going to want to use an air hammer with a chisel tip.
Or weld a big nut onto it (slide the nut over the strut rod, mig weld the hex nut to the gland).
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
The rotating assemblies are balanced at the...

The rotating assemblies are balanced at the factory, but not to great precision.
Most of the aftermarket parts are balanced and more consistent in weight. It's still a good idea to check the small...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,587
Posted By culberro
I like stock HDs in the front, if you have an ABS...

I like stock HDs in the front, if you have an ABS car they can be a pain/compromise to install.

I'd just keep the stock bars on for now, and then add a bigger bar up front if you think you still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By culberro
Large pipe wrench and a good vice, alternatively...

Large pipe wrench and a good vice, alternatively a air hammer with a chisel bit. Use some heat as well to expand the housing and get the corrosion to loosen up a bit.
Make sure to grease up the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,587
Posted By culberro
Basically this. 15a plates and new strut mounts,...

Basically this. 15a plates and new strut mounts, or BNE Select top mounts.
Fresh rubber in the axle, torque rods, and rear front control arm. Leave everything else alone because it's probably just...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
I think you’re pretty low in your air temps. Post...

I think you’re pretty low in your air temps. Post compressor temps can be upwards of 400F depending on boost level and compressor efficiency. I did the calcs a while back and I think we’re probably...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
It's probably in the 250-275 range with the...

It's probably in the 250-275 range with the current small turbine housing with internal WG.

Bigger turbine housing was probably over 300 by a decent amount.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
You keep showing how little you understand of...

You keep showing how little you understand of turbo systems and the trade-offs and compromises of different frame sizes, housings, and wheels.

The turbo selected for our application is great,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
What makes power is the mass of air thatís in the...

What makes power is the mass of air thatís in the cylinder before it starts getting compressed.

There is a reason that turbo compressor maps are listed in mass flow rates vs pressure.

30psi...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
That 16t is very surprising! I should also...

That 16t is very surprising!

I should also mention that it has a 0.48 AR housing on it for the quick boost response, and itís definitely not as muck peak power as when it had the 0.63. Positive...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
What???? No invite for me????

What????
No invite for me????
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
With what turbo? This thing is basically a...

With what turbo?

This thing is basically a 19t/20t with a little more flow up top.

I really need to get the car on a dyno and get the ignition and boost dialed in. So far itís been pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
Not huge, Garrett GTX2860. Going for that quick...

Not huge, Garrett GTX2860. Going for that quick boost response.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By culberro
The motor I just put in the rally car is...

The motor I just put in the rally car is currently running 28-30 psi on a b230ft with only a set of Chinese h-beam rods and a IPD turbo cam :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,672
Posted By culberro
In my experience it depends on the CR. Low...

In my experience it depends on the CR. Low (stock) CR can definitely benefit. The higher the CR, the less total timing you need.
At higher CR, you might only have 10į of timing change total (this...
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