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Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By redblockpowered
I've seen this caused mostly by bad harnesses...

I've seen this caused mostly by bad harnesses (nightmare) or bad fuel pump relays (easy)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By redblockpowered
I appreciate your dedication to video game style...

I appreciate your dedication to video game style navigation.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By redblockpowered
My project = my car. Oops. Highly doubt I'll be...

My project = my car. Oops. Highly doubt I'll be touching 160 whp suction engine power (as they say) in the 940. In addition, welded up modded B230 intake is much less objectionable on a race car.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By redblockpowered
There are a few project cars this here flowbench...

There are a few project cars this here flowbench research applies to, one of which is NA.

My 940 - this is just my normal car that I use to get places
Racecar - for lemons racing
Dad's friend's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By redblockpowered
My dad and I did string+jackstands+sheets of wood...

My dad and I did string+jackstands+sheets of wood to level the car. Front sway bar disconnected, driver in driver's seat. Helps to only have two wheels to align. Came out way better than the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By redblockpowered
Intake manifold swap seems outside of the scope...

Intake manifold swap seems outside of the scope of this (my) project. I like the cast KL one, the work and expense required is probably not worthwhile at this power level.

Depends on how in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By redblockpowered
It's been an incredible distraction so far. ...

It's been an incredible distraction so far.

edit: And the basement's just as damp as you'd imagine.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By redblockpowered
I have a TON of pictures of all this. Let's start...

I have a TON of pictures of all this. Let's start with the bench itself:

We start by drawing air through the side of the "bore", like this:

https://i.imgur.com/nOWjekJl.jpg

This is PVC pipe...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By redblockpowered
Affirmative. And a bigger valve in the same...

Affirmative. And a bigger valve in the same chamber is even more shrouded.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 558,505
Posted By redblockpowered
I suspect this also.

I suspect this also.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 213,916
Posted By redblockpowered
Oh and this car has a Do88 intercooler now (Merry...

Oh and this car has a Do88 intercooler now (Merry Christmas, thanks mom and dad!) but I didn't take any pictures of the install because it was ****ing freezing out and I wanted to get it done.

No...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 213,916
Posted By redblockpowered
Thanks! This car has come a long way for sure. ...

Thanks! This car has come a long way for sure.

It seems like it hangs on better at high RPM with the cam retarded. I don't feel like it makes much of a difference under 5500 but after that it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By redblockpowered
If there's port work I don't see it. And I don't...

If there's port work I don't see it. And I don't know what you're talking about but it does sound fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By redblockpowered
IAC clean? TPS set properly? Throttle blade set...

IAC clean? TPS set properly? Throttle blade set correctly in the throttle body?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,895
Posted By redblockpowered
Non turbo + 2500 lb car probably makes the...

Non turbo + 2500 lb car probably makes the difference I'd say.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,895
Posted By redblockpowered
I have a 940 and some calipers, does that help?

I have a 940 and some calipers, does that help?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,016
Posted By redblockpowered
Mobil 1 5w40 Eurotrash Formula from Walmart. Good...

Mobil 1 5w40 Eurotrash Formula from Walmart. Good enough!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 145,806
Posted By redblockpowered
My Retroturbo adapter lasted probably about the...

My Retroturbo adapter lasted probably about the same amount of time. Not satisfied.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,198
Posted By redblockpowered
Only drive in the rain

Only drive in the rain
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,109
Posted By redblockpowered
ENEM also specifies an intended amount of intake...

ENEM also specifies an intended amount of intake valve lift at TDC that you can use to time the cam. I'd start there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By redblockpowered
Oops, missed that it was not a 2.2 car.

Oops, missed that it was not a 2.2 car.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 902
Posted By redblockpowered
To be fair, making your exhaust system out of 70s...

To be fair, making your exhaust system out of 70s GM pancake cats was probably ill-advised.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,109
Posted By redblockpowered
Old hot rodder wisdom is to pick the cam you want...

Old hot rodder wisdom is to pick the cam you want and then buy one step smaller.

Adjustable cam gear also necessary if you're gonna shave the head (which you should)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By redblockpowered
I made a similar special tool for myself for hot...

I made a similar special tool for myself for hot wiring the pump.

My car had a similar problem that turned out to be a weeping fuel pressure regulator diaphragm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By redblockpowered
Another vote for checking the timing here. ...

Another vote for checking the timing here.

Any oil consumption?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 902
Posted By redblockpowered
Agreed. Doubt your stock exhaust is a...

Agreed. Doubt your stock exhaust is a restriction. The IPD sport exhaust on the street car 91 245 just added drone.
Forum: website & board 03-29-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By redblockpowered
I just started having this problem using TB on my...

I just started having this problem using TB on my (android) phone. Clicking a link to any of the subforums just downloads a file.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By redblockpowered
What turbo? Are the chips made specific for this...

What turbo? Are the chips made specific for this car?

Try grounding one of the EZK selector pins perhaps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah generally I find that it will learn and run...

Yeah generally I find that it will learn and run pretty normally at part throttle eventually but will always run like poop and dump fuel at WOT.

I have had problems with the narrowband emulation...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,365
Posted By redblockpowered
No turbo computers? No boost. Turbo...

No turbo computers? No boost.

Turbo computers with proper tune? Some boost. Probably as much as the little 13T can do before it starts throwing hot air.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 902
Posted By redblockpowered
I love when the air around me is breathable

I love when the air around me is breathable
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,109
Posted By redblockpowered
Different application obviously but I love my...

Different application obviously but I love my V15. V cam is a good substitute if you don't want to pay up. It's a little better behaved than the V but better power too.

1st gear is short but who...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By redblockpowered
LH3.1 uses the same EZK as 2.4.

LH3.1 uses the same EZK as 2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2022, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By redblockpowered
I've heard good things about the B4 as a stock...

I've heard good things about the B4 as a stock replacement strut.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By redblockpowered
What kind of feel are you going for?

What kind of feel are you going for?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By redblockpowered
Hard to imagine a 3" exhaust and header doing...

Hard to imagine a 3" exhaust and header doing anything to an otherwise unmodified non turbo 240 other than making it annoying to take anywhere and ensuring nobody rides with you.

Cam, compression,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 213,916
Posted By redblockpowered
Drove through a weigh station on my lunch break....

Drove through a weigh station on my lunch break. 3340 lbs with me/tools/full tank of gas, so curb weight comes in just under 3100? Hard to be mad at that without any weight reduction efforts.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By redblockpowered
You want the one for the "flat back" TD04...

You want the one for the "flat back" TD04 compressor wheels. Same as 15G etc.

If there are witness marks on the compressor/turbine wheels or housings just get another one, it's junk.

Feel free...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 02:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By redblockpowered
I got mine from Midwest Turbo Connection, but...

I got mine from Midwest Turbo Connection, but they seem to not exist anymore. It's pretty easy, hardest part is getting the big ol' snap ring off the compressor side.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By redblockpowered
You can rebuild it or get another if you'd like....

You can rebuild it or get another if you'd like. 14 pounds, chip, cam should get you to your power goal.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,054
Posted By redblockpowered
Sounds like don't touch it? Injectors and...

Sounds like don't touch it?

Injectors and MAFs are not tuning tools or speed parts.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,098
Posted By redblockpowered
How much camber did you get out of it with the...

How much camber did you get out of it with the stock diameter front spring? Wondering if the BNE mount can push it a little farther than the stock one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,621
Posted By redblockpowered
Yes, have pics in my thread of the install+the...

Yes, have pics in my thread of the install+the finished product. It's a little more broken in now, I can take some when we have decent natural light.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,621
Posted By redblockpowered
I have these in the front of my car. Not a...

I have these in the front of my car. Not a perfect match for the grain on the rear of the car or a perfect fit (seems like maybe the seats they used were a different style vs the ones in my car,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,209
Posted By redblockpowered
Can't say your results seem too far outside of...

Can't say your results seem too far outside of the expected.

I don't like the VX cam and it seems to underwhelm consistently. Head with undersized exhaust valve shouldn't have cam with undersized...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,192
Posted By redblockpowered
Oh really now. That, uhh, yeah. And...

Oh really now.



That, uhh, yeah. And the dismal cross weights.

I keep having dreams about some kind of weatherproof rubber bushing on one end/ball joint on the other torque rod solution.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,192
Posted By redblockpowered
Nah it's easy to fix, just cut a hole in the...

Nah it's easy to fix, just cut a hole in the firewall and move the engine 2 cylinders back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By redblockpowered
Might be worth checking the giubo at the front of...

Might be worth checking the giubo at the front of the driveshaft where it mates to the transmission.

I have a 97? 940 M90 front half and 93 940 AW71 rear half in my car like shoestring said. Had...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,980
Posted By redblockpowered
Something like a lunchbox seems like it would be...

Something like a lunchbox seems like it would be a huge upgrade over a welded diff or G80 both in terms of durability and handling.

No experience with it, though. I hated my G80 with a passion.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,662
Posted By redblockpowered
What's the center bore?

What's the center bore?
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