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Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 460
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
I thought I already posted this but any details...

I thought I already posted this but any details on the new intercooler setup? Didn't really see it in any of the pictures.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Stiggy Pop
appreciate this cause I underestimated how fiddly...

appreciate this cause I underestimated how fiddly it would be. Also don't know if I clearly admitted it basically took two tries, the first one I ended up cutting too low somehow and didn't have...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Stiggy Pop
thanks guys! Make a bunch of power and...

thanks guys!



Make a bunch of power and drive it around fast, occasional track days at Lime Rock.. nothing crazy. This was definitely more of a "I wonder if I could do this" project vs....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Making a replica Group A oil pan

Last year I bought a hinged oil pan baffle box from Ian, this year I had some time to kill so I decided to try to build a replica Group A oil pan to use it in. I'm not solving any problem I've had,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,483
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I just bought a set of Yokohama A052's in...

I just bought a set of Yokohama A052's in 225/45/16 and 205/50/16... they were shockingly expensive. Replacing a set of Dunlop Direzza's which I really liked but the sizes are back ordered until may....
Forum: events 03-18-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I love a drive to LRP. My 242 is a long ways from...

I love a drive to LRP. My 242 is a long ways from running but maybe I'll run one of the Viggens down there.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-17-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Honestly I haven't thought about this in so long...

Honestly I haven't thought about this in so long I'd have to go back and make sure I didn't make any subsequent changes. I know at one point the car was randomly dropping sync and I found that a...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-17-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By Stiggy Pop
my car did the same thing, it was discussed in...

my car did the same thing, it was discussed in that thread.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-17-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By Stiggy Pop
this old thread might offer some information. ...

this old thread might offer some information.

http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=306770
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 193,481
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've said this 20 times in this thread already...

I've said this 20 times in this thread already but I think people are chasing ghosts in here. "why is my hopped up redblock with a 15lb flywheel not as smooth as a BMW inline 6?!?" Well...


...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,548
Posted By Stiggy Pop
what did you use to cut the paint back? Just a DA?

what did you use to cut the paint back? Just a DA?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 1,152,674
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I support this in good taste, but I un-support it...

I support this in good taste, but I un-support it because I want to beat you to it and feel original (but its nowhere in the budget)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 1,152,674
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Wait, did you buy a set of Autostrada Modenas?...

Wait, did you buy a set of Autostrada Modenas? That’s my dream wheel



Edit: I like embedded pics because it puts the image next to the context and makes for more to scroll through and read but...
Forum: showroom 02-03-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'm not sure this is an opinion as much as it is...

I'm not sure this is an opinion as much as it is a universal truth.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 469,184
Posted By Stiggy Pop
crank case pressure logging will be interesting!

crank case pressure logging will be interesting!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 835,579
Posted By Stiggy Pop
pretty sure this is just his car hole.

pretty sure this is just his car hole.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 835,579
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I like you so I'm happy for you. But I have...

I like you so I'm happy for you.

But I have no flat spots on my property to build a castle like this and deep down I'm bitterly envious :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,868
Posted By Stiggy Pop
interested in what valve you used for this

interested in what valve you used for this
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 537,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Yes! Actually would like to ask a favor in...

Yes! Actually would like to ask a favor in return; if you haven't installed that RSI cam yet I want to get a measurement of the base circle to compare it against the one I just got in from Sweeeeeden
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 537,544
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that's exactly how I feel about my Altimaxes,...

that's exactly how I feel about my Altimaxes, they're cheap at least.

Buy my 15" Nord Frosts on the SAAB wheels, they have like one season on them. I can't get rid of the things, would sell...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,071
Posted By Stiggy Pop
same, but currently I'm blaming that more on a...

same, but currently I'm blaming that more on a 76mm turbo, 225 section tires and a g80 :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,071
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I ran 28/25 for a long time, now running 28/19....

I ran 28/25 for a long time, now running 28/19. Car is a little less likely to step out with the 19 which is good.

I see a lot of people say to run no rear bar, I do not agree on a street car.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By Stiggy Pop
reading quick during meetings but I think you've...

reading quick during meetings but I think you've got it. if you need pictures let me know I have the knee bolster and side panel off my car to do the heater valve. I'll probably be in that garage...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,548
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is a relentless barrage of amazing looking...

This is a relentless barrage of amazing looking work
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,771
Posted By Stiggy Pop
lean? What are the AFR's under boost? Have you...

lean? What are the AFR's under boost? Have you checked timing?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
in theory accelerated wear and damage of the...

in theory accelerated wear and damage of the hardened layer on either component could accelerate the wear on the interfacing component. A lot of 'fancier' machine shops should have a hardness probe...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
doesn't sound like any help from them whatsoever....

doesn't sound like any help from them whatsoever. Did they offer to take it back and do any post-failure analysis? Do you have the resources to get the failed cam hardness tested?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
well I'll be damned! I'll tell you what after...

well I'll be damned! I'll tell you what after weeks and weeks of back-and-forth to Sweden I wish IPD made a cam with a little more balls on it that I could just put in a shopping cart...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Forgot to add that I highly doubt the IPD cams...

Forgot to add that I highly doubt the IPD cams are made from a billet in that sense... otherwise we'd have a lot more of these threads! Supertech actually has a big warning label on the cam follower...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
And at this point I expect the machine shop to...

And at this point I expect the machine shop to call and say "the head looks fine what do you want us to do with it." Maybe I'll wrap the lobes in $100's when I break in the Erland cam :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I used Driven assembly lube buttered on the cam,...

I used Driven assembly lube buttered on the cam, then did the typical ~2k/20min break in cycle with Driven BR30 break in oil, did one more cycle then dumped, changed filter and ran my usual Redline....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My sitch is similar in that regard. I completely...

My sitch is similar in that regard. I completely rebuilt my head with all new parts; ran it for a year and a half, put in a brand new cam with brand new buckets and set lash perfectly then smoked it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Of course. But I’m not going to muddy the...

Of course. But I’m not going to muddy the thread because my head is a science project compared to a stock head with an IPD cam.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Any smoking guns on yours? I had extreme wear on...

Any smoking guns on yours? I had extreme wear on a single intake but had signs of accelerated wear on two others. I assemble with Joe Gibbs lube, use their break in oil, run fancy redline otherwise...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,390
Posted By Stiggy Pop
You’re probably thinking of me, Mike Z is my...

You’re probably thinking of me, Mike Z is my dad. I’ve never ran an IPD cam. I had lobe wear on an RSI 3 cam caused by valve float and a dislodged lash cap (shim under bucket setup). I replaced...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,034
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah not an easy time to keep prices low, and you...

yeah not an easy time to keep prices low, and you can't stay in business breaking even!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,034
Posted By Stiggy Pop
BNE is $2k

BNE is $2k
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-08-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,619
Posted By Stiggy Pop
those are way cool!

those are way cool!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By Stiggy Pop
would the introduction of an underdrive pulley at...

would the introduction of an underdrive pulley at the crank influence that thought at all?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-07-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,619
Posted By Stiggy Pop
they are neat, first time I saw them was when I...

they are neat, first time I saw them was when I was working in the pits on some IMSA cars. I feel that for people putting them on regular street cars they offer some bling to brag about and an...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,477
Posted By Stiggy Pop
He really self-owned himself in this thread :rofl:

He really self-owned himself in this thread :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 958,295
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I got a chuckle when I was core-shopping and read...

I got a chuckle when I was core-shopping and read a Garrett article with a lot of great, wordy theory, formulas and math and in the end they summed it up by saying "generally you should select that...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 958,295
Posted By Stiggy Pop
hey we're doing the same stuff right now, looks...

hey we're doing the same stuff right now, looks good. Fitting the monster Ron Davis and Garrett into my car is a fun little puzzle.

Personally I decided without trying to model it I was better of...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,219
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://c.tenor.com/S_68VptnBrQAAAAC/how-dare-you-...

https://c.tenor.com/S_68VptnBrQAAAAC/how-dare-you-greta-thunberg.gif



glad you mentioned it, looks like the A052 are available in skateboard sizes and I'm buying tires in the Spring so will do...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,004
Posted By Stiggy Pop
that $5.20 a gallon has to sting a little bit,...

that $5.20 a gallon has to sting a little bit, I've been grumbling when it's over $4 here. I like the well matched trans temp gauge.

What accessory setup is that on the ls?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yeah that's the block drain. Sometimes they don't...

yeah that's the block drain. Sometimes they don't do anything when you break them free until you poke out the 200k miles worth of crud build up. Can also be a good spot for water cooled turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,477
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If it does have two sensors you can use a spacer...

If it does have two sensors you can use a spacer for the post-cat o2 and avoid error codes, or at least it works on my '99 SAAB. And yes the exhaust stinks.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,219
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I really like the Dunlops I think it's amongst...

I really like the Dunlops I think it's amongst the best in the competitive 200tw class. imo they are a much nicer tire on the road than the r888 (which I find really noisy). Did very well for...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,219
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Basically the same size as my Epsilon, I run...

Basically the same size as my Epsilon, I run 205/50 front and 225/45 rear. Dunlop ZIII
Forum: showroom 11-18-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,259
Posted By Stiggy Pop
you just need to adapt some Active Bending Lights...

you just need to adapt some Active Bending Lights from a P3 or something... I know you like a challenge

(the ABL's on our XC60 are really impressive though)
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