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Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Broke4speed
Yeah, that's called a draw-through setup, and...

Yeah, that's called a draw-through setup, and unless you're using a turbo with carbon seals, your engine is going to ingest a lot of oil. Old Garrett turbos, like the ones used in the 80s, were all...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
Success! By swapping over to the older pistons...

Success! By swapping over to the older pistons with solid needles that were 90% perfect in the other set of ZS carbs, everything is good/acceptable again :). The only issue is that the throttle...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
I wish I could. I didn't make this manifold, all...

I wish I could. I didn't make this manifold, all I did was modify an existing piece. The mid-70s AQ140 actually came with dual solex single-barrel sidedrafts so all I did was add the SU/ZS flange. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/95/1c/S1ChsTMW_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/95/1c/S1ChsTMW_o.jpg

Back to the OG setup...with different carbs and a better linkage.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Broke4speed
This is just dumb turbododge nonsense. I've been...

This is just dumb turbododge nonsense. I've been part of that community for decades (loves me some turbo 2.2/2.5 action) and they used to constantly come up with hillbilly pseudo-engineering like...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Broke4speed
Why am I not surprised that its a Turbo Dodge...

Why am I not surprised that its a Turbo Dodge site.
Honestly, if it worked...there'd be more talk about it. The last update on that site is 2001.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Broke4speed
Honestly, it sounds like a common sense decision...

Honestly, it sounds like a common sense decision to me. Carbs and 'mechanical' ignition aren't really that difficult, it all just requires a bit more attention. I have more fun driving a car I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Broke4speed
They were emissions carbs, most Dells are since...

They were emissions carbs, most Dells are since they're OE from various italian cars in the 70s, and they have different internals to the universal versions (the idle jets feed off the main jet stack...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm back to using it...sorry ;). The Dellorto...

I'm back to using it...sorry ;).
The Dellorto sidedrafts were truly garbage, and I want to drive my car again...so I shelved them and dusted off the dual ZS setup. I am trying a different set of...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Broke4speed
The duals exist...;). That single is a...

The duals exist...;). That single is a solex-flanged Penta version of the stock B21A (Canadian/Euro) single-carb manifold. The single is no fun at all, I can say for sure. My car was a B21A...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Broke4speed
Vac advance adds a BUNCH of fuel economy too, so...

Vac advance adds a BUNCH of fuel economy too, so it's not just an emissions thing. Most vac advance distributors require ported vacuum, not manifold vacuum, so unless the carbs have a dedicated...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Broke4speed
It mounts differently, but the internals are the...

It mounts differently, but the internals are the same. I modded my Volvo penta dizzy with VW parts.

If it wasn't 5 hours, I'd drive down and show you my setup, lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm running exactly what you want to run :). ...

I'm running exactly what you want to run :).
I'm using a modified Penta points distributor (added vacuum advance and converted to pertronix points delete), an MSD Streetfire box, and an LH2.4 coil. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
After waiting far too long for a parcel to come...

After waiting far too long for a parcel to come from the UK, and that's totally Canada Post's fault, not the vendor (www.dellorto.co.uk are stellar!)...my car is finally driveable again. Now if we...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By Broke4speed
https://www.corsasteelies.com/wheels?page=2

https://www.corsasteelies.com/wheels?page=2
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By Broke4speed
Dude...you have no idea how happy this all makes...

Dude...you have no idea how happy this all makes me. I've been chomping at the bit to buy stuff, lol. Thank you for your professional response to my bitchy post, and I apologize for talking without...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By Broke4speed
Tracking numbers are key. Maybe you're including...

Tracking numbers are key. Maybe you're including them now, but without a tracking #, people get edgy. I don't recall getting one for either transaction, and I've heard the same sorts of things from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm a 3 hour drive from him, and I refuse to...

I'm a 3 hour drive from him, and I refuse to order parts until he improves communications with online sales. Nothing does more damage to an online store's rep than a place that takes your money and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By Broke4speed
I face stuff like this on a big belt sander. ...

I face stuff like this on a big belt sander. Spray some paint on the flange and sand until it's all gone and level. Done :).
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,082
Posted By Broke4speed
There is a logger portion too, PCM Logger :). ...

There is a logger portion too, PCM Logger :). The big part is that it's able to swap OSs, which makes it easier to use the better-supported ones. It can't do boost tunes or custom OS work like HPT...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,082
Posted By Broke4speed
Here's the main thread on LS1Tech about PCM...

Here's the main thread on LS1Tech about PCM Hammer: https://ls1tech.com/forums/pcm-diagnostics-tuning/1892142-inexpensive-opensource-flashing-read-100-working.html?ispreloading=1

The meat and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,082
Posted By Broke4speed
I got this one off Amazon.ca: ...

I got this one off Amazon.ca: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B005ZWM0R4/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Being in the USA means you could get the cable that's designed by the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,082
Posted By Broke4speed
I've done a little bit of it already. A cheap...

I've done a little bit of it already. A cheap cable and the freeware is all it took to change the OS on an ecu successfully :).
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,082
Posted By Broke4speed
PCM Hammer. There's now a freeware tuning...

PCM Hammer. There's now a freeware tuning solution for LS ecus :).
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
After some (self-induced) teething pains, it's...

After some (self-induced) teething pains, it's now running on some Dellorto DHLA 40s. The DIY steel manifold works well and doesn't leak, which makes me especially happy since it's the first intake...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,942
Posted By Broke4speed
Check to make sure your AQs are B23 or...

Check to make sure your AQs are B23 or B230-based, because a lot of the early AQs were B21-based. The penta engines are just car engines with boat stuff on them, if they're standard displacement and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
I am not on the FB group. I prefer forums, haha....

I am not on the FB group. I prefer forums, haha.

I can only recommend a twin stromberg setup based on what I'm using, which are dual NON-EMISSION ZS carbs. They're pre-69, which means they're...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,791
Posted By Broke4speed
Classicswede doesn't communicate. It's a black...

Classicswede doesn't communicate. It's a black stain on an otherwise adequate company.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,662
Posted By Broke4speed
The myth that the 1030/1031 rear end can't hold...

The myth that the 1030/1031 rear end can't hold power doesn't hold up given that the swedes don't seem to have the same issues we talk about as 'inevitable'. I would not hesitate to throw an LS at a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By Broke4speed
They're simply heavy equipment isolation mounts...

They're simply heavy equipment isolation mounts you can get at any Acklands Grainger or Princess Auto (Canadian Harbor Freight). $10 CAD each, and I've used them on my B21 but took them off because...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By Broke4speed
Is this an emulator that replaces the chip? The...

Is this an emulator that replaces the chip? The Moates Ostrich works well for this :).
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
BNE hybrid torque rods installed...then...

BNE hybrid torque rods installed...then uninstalled after reading the install notes on the site...then re-installed. The initial test drive was anti-climactic, which I guess goes to show how good...
Forum: article composition 05-13-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 109,486
Posted By Broke4speed
Message sent :)

Message sent :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,211
Posted By Broke4speed
I 3D print my own stacks for my ZS carbs. It...

I 3D print my own stacks for my ZS carbs. It works great, although probably not the most scientifically accurate, lol :).
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,211
Posted By Broke4speed
You can buy R1 throttles off an early 2000 bike...

You can buy R1 throttles off an early 2000 bike for less than 300 on ebay. They're variable venturi and traditional throttle plate. I got a set for $80 CAN a few years back.
Forum: article composition 05-13-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 109,486
Posted By Broke4speed
I sent you a message about the APC...

I sent you a message about the APC package...check your PMs. I can't send it out until I hear back from you ;).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,831
Posted By Broke4speed
I swapped my B21A dizzy over from points with a...

I swapped my B21A dizzy over from points with a genuine pertronix and never looked back. There are TONS of cheaper chinese copies, but I figured why not splurge on the name brand this time. I was...
Forum: article composition 05-12-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 109,486
Posted By Broke4speed
Sure thing, I got your message :). I'll pack it...

Sure thing, I got your message :). I'll pack it up tonight and keep you posted.

Cheers man!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,831
Posted By Broke4speed
There should be a ballast resistor somewhere in...

There should be a ballast resistor somewhere in there that prevents 12v from getting to the coil at any point other than cranking, IIRC. Maybe the points are burned out?
I don't have any contact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,831
Posted By Broke4speed
Is it a factory carbed car? B21A? Points? ...

Is it a factory carbed car? B21A?
Points?
It could be many things: wiring to the coil, the coil itself, the ballast resistor, the points, etc etc etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,831
Posted By Broke4speed
What ignition system? How's the rotor/cap?

What ignition system? How's the rotor/cap?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,266
Posted By Broke4speed
OOoh, nice. I'm very curious to see how this...

OOoh, nice. I'm very curious to see how this goes :).
Forum: article composition 05-10-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 109,486
Posted By Broke4speed
Sure thing, just send me your address and I'll...

Sure thing, just send me your address and I'll get it winging your way :).
Forum: article composition 05-10-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 109,486
Posted By Broke4speed
I mean, I'm certainly not trying to knock it (pun...

I mean, I'm certainly not trying to knock it (pun intended), but there are literally thousands of open-source Arduino based electronic boost controllers and knock boxes out there. Most of the time...
Forum: article composition 05-10-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 109,486
Posted By Broke4speed
The APC may have been great in it's day (I have...

The APC may have been great in it's day (I have one, but only used it for the 'knock' light part), but for a fraction of the cost of finding one now you can build something similar out of an Arduino,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
This is my chair of 'fun things to install later'...

This is my chair of 'fun things to install later' :).

https://images2.imgbox.com/6a/6a/3OKyWlRI_o.jpg

I'm super impressed with BNE/Kaplhenke's shipping. I waited less than a week and a half...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,855
Posted By Broke4speed
I like the D cam in my B21A/AQ140 with the dual...

I like the D cam in my B21A/AQ140 with the dual ZS carbs. It sounds insane on cold start, with the carbs.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
Well, odds are it'll probably still be here, lol....

Well, odds are it'll probably still be here, lol. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
It's still in my garage, on a stand. It's too...

It's still in my garage, on a stand. It's too nice to toss, and there's not really a huge market for volvo stuff in my area, so I'm just using it as decoration right now :). It's a really nice...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 508,520
Posted By Broke4speed
Come on, get it out...you know you want to...;).

Come on, get it out...you know you want to...;).
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