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Forum: events Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 141
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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: 37
Views: 1,028
Posted By mikep
So youíre in missouri? Arkansas? Trying to figure...

So youíre 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: 37
Views: 1,028
Posted By mikep
OP, where are you?

OP, where are you?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,363
Posted By mikep
Oh my.

Oh my.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,109
Posted By mikep
Paint can add a mm.

Paint can add a mm.
Forum: events 07-21-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 36,385
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: 141
Views: 36,385
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: 53
Views: 2,109
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: 40,908
Posted By mikep
Can I bronze my cat?

Can I bronze my cat?
Forum: events 07-20-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 36,385
Posted By mikep
Damn. Maybe iíll drive Staceyís Forester, then.

Damn. Maybe iíll drive Staceyís Forester, then.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 40,908
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: 53
Views: 2,109
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: 40,908
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. Iím done.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,363
Posted By mikep
Iíll be coming in from Mooresville. Kyle...

Iíll be coming in from Mooresville. Kyle (stick70) might head over too.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,363
Posted By mikep
Thanks, Mauricio. Iíll be around on Sunday, I...

Thanks, Mauricio.
Iíll be around on Sunday, I think. How close are you to Cary?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,826
Posted By mikep
https://pbase.com/mperry/image/171783471.jpg ...

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

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Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 34,274
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: 34,274
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: 1,159
Posted By mikep
Your clutch for the dished flywheel wonít work...

Your clutch for the dished flywheel wonít work with a flat flywheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
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: 43,430
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: 42,363
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: 2,393
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: 2,451
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: 2,451
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: 2,451
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: 2,451
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 curmudgeonÖ
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,451
Posted By mikep
4ĒID might be like a Jeep Wagoneer spring. ...

4ĒID might be like a Jeep Wagoneer spring.
Iíll have to do some measuring, i might have mis-spoken when i said 5Ē was the ID of stock car springs. It might be the OD.
Forum: events 07-03-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 138,405
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: 2,451
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: 2,451
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: 42,363
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: 42,363
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: 42,363
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: 42,363
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: 141
Views: 36,385
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: 42,363
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: 2,479
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: 42,363
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: 10,792
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: 10,792
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: 4,837
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: 4,837
Posted By mikep
What do you have in front?

What do you have in front?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,837
Posted By mikep
450 divided by 650 is .69 squared is .476. So for...

450 divided by 650 is .69 squared is .476. So for 200# wheel rate you need 400-425# spring
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,363
Posted By mikep
Itís refreshing to see this thread back on track...

Itís refreshing to see this thread back on track and on point.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 42,363
Posted By mikep
It is probably the same style motor as in the...

It is probably the same style motor as in the civic hybrid (mostly CVTs) and whatever hybrid Kahlua had with a stickshift. CRX?
We have a Civic hybrid at school, I haven't run it in a long time.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,837
Posted By mikep
Square that solid axle MR, so 1.5. Multiply that...

Square that solid axle MR, so 1.5. Multiply that by 120, you get 180 lb/in. in vertical (less in roll). Not a bad start.

Now we not only need to check the MR of the IRS (and square it), we need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,974
Posted By mikep
Excellent. eww.. (not a fan of the...

Excellent.


eww..
(not a fan of the loads of VI improvers in those wide spread oils, especially in a performance engine)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,642
Posted By mikep
Yeah, it skeezed me out doing that, so it was...

Yeah, it skeezed me out doing that, so it was pretty shallow.
I wondered where that car went. It was pretty decent the only time i drove it on a tight course. Never got to tweak it or drive it at...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,642
Posted By mikep
Feb 2007. Long die grinder and a thick disc. ...

Feb 2007. Long die grinder and a thick disc.

https://pbase.com/mperry/image/74840251.jpg

https://pbase.com/mperry/image/74840315.jpg
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