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Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,234
Posted By kildea
We never got around to doing it but if you look -...

We never got around to doing it but if you look - bondo showed a way to do it with some half moon shaped spacers. You just need to keep the cam from sliding forward iirc
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,459
Posted By kildea
Don't bother with the twin turbos - there's...

Don't bother with the twin turbos - there's plenty of room for a single turbo in there, and the bmw header works fine (that's what I used).

As for the EMS - just use megasquirt - it's been done...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,459
Posted By kildea
Not sure about the coolant lines - I think you...

Not sure about the coolant lines - I think you may need to do some creative rerouting - I ended up changing mine around a bit - just don't recall why.
The pan bolts up, and the mounts will require...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,459
Posted By kildea
I used ms1 - it worked and was easy to get up and...

I used ms1 - it worked and was easy to get up and running, but there are better cheap options now (as there were then - ms2+ or vems both would be nice, but ms1 worked fine too).
The trans I used...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,459
Posted By kildea
no, just use the pulleys from a s/v90 b6304 and...

no, just use the pulleys from a s/v90 b6304 and it all works.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,886
Posted By kildea
Do you believe everything that you read? Rather...

Do you believe everything that you read?
Rather than repeating something you read, perpetuating the cycle of misinforming future readers, you ought to have a closer look at Ken's results then...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,247
Posted By kildea
IIRC it involved making only a couple of little...

IIRC it involved making only a couple of little things
- brackets to bolt to the tabs where the fender and front valence piece join - onto these the corners connect by sliding on - if you look at...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,582
Posted By kildea
That's the thing, what wire did you output from...

That's the thing, what wire did you output from your '95? Is there an LSX ecu output that you used, and if so which one?
Or is there a pigtail off of one or more of the coils or something?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,582
Posted By kildea
which wire?

which wire?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,242
Posted By kildea
I just made the steering rack mount on my new...

I just made the steering rack mount on my new crossmember in the same location as where it is on the stock crossmember. Moving the crossmember was not an option since the suspension connections and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,242
Posted By kildea
The rear sump version also does not fit. You'll...

The rear sump version also does not fit. You'll find that the cross-member must be modified.

I actually modified the cross-member as well as the firewall in an effort to make getting the whole...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 26,850
Posted By kildea
vvt on a single cam head just changes the phasing...

vvt on a single cam head just changes the phasing of the cam, you are simply moving the efficiency range around. You could do that by hand, advance the cam to achieve that max efficiency at whatever...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,192
Posted By kildea
Any transmission from a volvo fwd car would have...

Any transmission from a volvo fwd car would have the pattern?
I expect finding a transmission (or a bell) is going to be easier than finding exactly what you are looking for.
Alternatively why not...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,192
Posted By kildea
Based on your first post it sounds like you were...

Based on your first post it sounds like you were looking for a drawing for the rear of the bell ... The trans side ... What has changed?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,192
Posted By kildea
Did you look at what they sell? I'm not sure why...

Did you look at what they sell? I'm not sure why you'd expect them to have the engine side drawn.
It's the trans side of the bell in their drawings - the engine side of the bell ( that they are...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 42,402
Posted By kildea
I was under the impression the counter shaft was...

I was under the impression the counter shaft was there to smooth the inherent odd-firing imbalance, not the momentum imbalance introduced by the 60 degree bank - iirc that imbalance is managed by the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,228
Posted By kildea
well to be honest I was just really bored ... ...

well to be honest I was just really bored ...

As for the transmission (op) there are a few options, the supra ones are decently cheap and the adapting plate may be purchased on ebay, but I rather...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,228
Posted By kildea
I don't think that was his point ... and why are...

I don't think that was his point ... and why are you such a whiner?
So many of these threads open with nebulous requests for secret swap-recipes, and the fact of the matter is that they don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 720,215
Posted By kildea
Where's the fun in that?

Where's the fun in that?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,020
Posted By kildea
I would recommend only doing a swap if you are...

I would recommend only doing a swap if you are actually excited about swapping a specific engine into the car, and all of the work that goes with it.

If you just want more power then the redblock...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,916
Posted By kildea
actually since you are deleting things, perhaps...

actually since you are deleting things, perhaps it would be wise to edit this post from the performance section as well:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=4183064&postcount=111


...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 288,219
Posted By kildea
I thought you were a dude.

I thought you were a dude.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,106
Posted By kildea
Well, the thing is that you said you were looking...

Well, the thing is that you said you were looking for good advice, and I think that's basically what he gave you. All of the work you mention will net you very little compared with less work, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,916
Posted By kildea
Don't call it that. I assume you are a...

Don't call it that.



I assume you are a baby boomer, since you seem to be so out of touch - I suppose you could just be really young too - but the mileage wouldn't work out, so I'll assume the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,967
Posted By kildea
... ok .... where are you getting the info I...

... ok .... where are you getting the info I quoted .... blowing up g80s and such?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,967
Posted By kildea
I think I'm not fully getting what you are...

I think I'm not fully getting what you are saying, where are you getting this info?



and how does it fit with your own assessment here?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,492
Posted By kildea
Why is this absurd thread still in the...

Why is this absurd thread still in the performance section, and why are you still blathering on about the stock y-pipe?
Seriously ... what is your point? The looping thing was just plain dumb, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,474
Posted By kildea
I removed a 3" flowmaster muffler, and replaced...

I removed a 3" flowmaster muffler, and replaced it with a single 3" spun (steel) cat and two 3" resonators and the sound was basically equivalent, with a bit less drone, but the response and top end...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,439
Posted By kildea
The early rods were all identical. I was...

The early rods were all identical.
I was surprised to see it as well, I had assumed the same at first.
The cranks did change during the first set of changes in 1998-2001, but so far the weakest...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,439
Posted By kildea
They did, but you were referring to the earlier...

They did, but you were referring to the earlier LPT/HPT, and I didn't want him to be confused:

"An 850 GLT, introduced in '96 or '97 was an n/a car, There wasn't any LPT 850, and the S/V 70 GLT in...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,439
Posted By kildea
What do you mean by geometries here? The only...

What do you mean by geometries here? The only change is the bore size (83mm vs 81mm) and the shape of the top of the piston. The geometry of the rod/stroke ratio remains identical, as do the weakest...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,108
Posted By kildea
That's because four of something is never enough...

That's because four of something is never enough of anything
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 288,219
Posted By kildea
he's not bypassing the 16t compressor - the air...

he's not bypassing the 16t compressor - the air going into the 16t is first compressed by the bigger turbo ... hence the whole "compound" bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 28,607
Posted By kildea
this

this
Forum: events 05-21-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 70,869
Posted By kildea
They are a nice group. I had my wife's s6...

They are a nice group.
I had my wife's s6 dyno'd up at his shop a while ago and we talked about doing my 242.
I think the guy who co-owns the equipment has made a number of adapters, so when I go...
Forum: events 05-21-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 70,869
Posted By kildea
Which Audi motor, and was it on Mark's dyno? Just...

Which Audi motor, and was it on Mark's dyno? Just curious.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 28,607
Posted By kildea
search using google, type the search strings you...

search using google, type the search strings you are interested in then "site:turbobricks.com"

and simply a +t on what you have, with megasquirt will be fun as hell to drive - and gets you on...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,716
Posted By kildea
One minor addition I'd like to make, though the...

One minor addition I'd like to make, though the rest of it I'm in total agreement with, when I did the post-failure dissection of my t6 I found a chip missing from one of those skinny ring lands, and...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 160,136
Posted By kildea
Hot! I want one ...

Hot! I want one ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
w58 adapter for $200: ...

w58 adapter for $200:

http://www.lextreme.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15035
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By kildea
the boost is maintained by a vacuum hose to the...

the boost is maintained by a vacuum hose to the wastegate, the ecu has nothing to do with it.

i'd first check the vacuum hoses to the wastegate and cbv, as well as elsewhere of course ...

did...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
All of these topics have been discussed several...

All of these topics have been discussed several times over, I think the reaction from those who are not taking the time to effectively search for understanding sometimes warrants a little backlash....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
yep

yep
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
The drive shaft I use is the later 240 automatic...

The drive shaft I use is the later 240 automatic drive shaft (one of the thicker ones), Toyota slip yoke at the front. But I think Dave Barton or someone else wrote about this somewhere else on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
I have the w58 one here - and I sent a copy to...

I have the w58 one here - and I sent a copy to Josh a while back but so far nobody has made one to use. I've found two pre-made ones for cheap and am using one of those - they are made using the same...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
What do you mean, the slip yoke? That I...

What do you mean, the slip yoke?

That I found on a light-duty Toyota pickup in the junkyard. It was 2wd and has a w5X trans. The whole thing is now in my 242.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
There are lots of other options, other than the...

There are lots of other options, other than the m90, it's just they are not cheap.

Anything that is mated to a 1uz - that retains the 1uz's bell - will work.
There are adapter plates for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
You are planning to center it with the bolts? ...

You are planning to center it with the bolts?
Better to do it right and center it using the concentric rings ... easier to accurately mark off the circles, fit it, then drill.
Your input shaft...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
drilling the holes for the angle of the engine is...

drilling the holes for the angle of the engine is the last step, and as a side note - karl and alex's also had that 15 degree tilt like yours
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,651
Posted By kildea
Do it, then report back. We all have already done...

Do it, then report back. We all have already done it, and none of us managed it on such a small budget.

as for the adapter plate, since the t5 has that concentric bearing retainer, and the bell...
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