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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By mikep
If you mean the sae 50 transmission oil, sure....

If you mean the sae 50 transmission oil, sure. But the wet clutch guys are lying to themselves of have no power.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By mikep
If any archaic spec ever calls for engine oil in...

If any archaic spec ever calls for engine oil in a trans, use motorcycle oil (4T). Many automotive oils do not play nicely with transmissions. Use the MB spec (not compatible with wet clutches) for...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By mikep
If you lower the piston in the hole you lose any...

If you lower the piston in the hole you lose any quench (the outer area on top where it almost hits the head, creating shock waves). No good. You want those shock waves to create turbulence and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By mikep
moved to where the real automotive geniuses hang...

moved to where the real automotive geniuses hang out.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By mikep
repost ...

repost
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=360210
Forum: events 05-04-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 90,383
Posted By mikep
Are you going to be waving your torque tube...

Are you going to be waving your torque tube about, James?
Forum: events 05-04-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 90,383
Posted By mikep
PRECISELY. juan

PRECISELY.
juan
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By mikep
I'm not following you here. They are almost...

I'm not following you here. They are almost identical, with the B having one mmm more lift and a tiny bit more duration. You say the B is higher hp, but that the A will make more at 2500. also, the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By mikep
K cam is not a wild cam.

K cam is not a wild cam.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By mikep
K or one of the big enem cams.

K or one of the big enem cams.
Forum: events 05-03-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 90,383
Posted By mikep
If i can find that old pic of Stoic Towery that...

If i can find that old pic of Stoic Towery that will be my new avatar.
Forum: events 05-02-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 90,383
Posted By mikep
Good times. Stacey and I rode bikes 41 miles with...

Good times. Stacey and I rode bikes 41 miles with woodenpudden today.
It occurred to me after I hung up that the best rdply to Kenny asking what we were doing later would have been “knitting, then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,420
Posted By mikep
Almost every engine machine shop (every one I...

Almost every engine machine shop (every one I have been in) has a spring checker. The important thing is it measures height and pressure.
Yes, a free height check is good, and you can shim old...
Forum: events 04-28-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By mikep
Cool. Want a 124 spider to go with it?

Cool. Want a 124 spider to go with it?
Forum: events 04-28-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By mikep
will drift for chicken.

will drift for chicken.
Forum: events 04-28-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
Bike or car? Car or bike?

Bike or car? Car or bike?
Forum: events 04-27-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By mikep
Were you there in the fiat in the past? I used to...

Were you there in the fiat in the past? I used to work at a fiat dealer (1979-81), and loved road testing those.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,362
Posted By mikep
duo-servo drums, which work great with lower...

duo-servo drums, which work great with lower pressures.. Non-power (what everyone calls "manual", which means "hand") brakes suck with small discs if you size the master wrong.
Wilwood's master cyl...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By mikep
http://forums.turbobricks.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/forumdisplay.php?f=12
"new thread" button at top left.
Forum: events 04-26-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By mikep
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=35...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=359483&highlight=Carlisle
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By mikep
If you want easy to follow vids to start, this...

If you want easy to follow vids to start, this one is good, then watch the assembly vid. He takes apart a th350 he built, explaining changes and set-up.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=l2tVx6MlRoA
Forum: events 04-23-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By mikep
Cool. 1.5 days drive for me.

Cool. 1.5 days drive for me.
Forum: events 04-21-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
I saw pics on facebook and freaked out thinking I...

I saw pics on facebook and freaked out thinking I was missing it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,114
Posted By mikep
If it boosts when you power-brake it, how does...

If it boosts when you power-brake it, how does the torque converter feel if you do a stall test? The stator clutch could be freewheeling.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By mikep
stuck it to the top.

stuck it to the top.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By mikep
bump in lieu of sticking thread.

bump in lieu of sticking thread.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By mikep
cool. Thread stuck.

cool.
Thread stuck.
Forum: events 04-16-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
I can bring a weber grill and cast iron pan if...

I can bring a weber grill and cast iron pan if you banish us to the back porch.
Forum: events 04-14-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
They stopped making the dark stuff with blue...

They stopped making the dark stuff with blue label anyway.
We should see if Bne and Mr. Plow want to caravan down.
Forum: events 04-13-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
King?

King?
Forum: events 04-13-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
He was one of the more annoying customers. ...

He was one of the more annoying customers.

Am I supplying scrapple for this? I should probably supply scrapple for this..
Forum: article composition 04-13-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 139,584
Posted By mikep
I don't know what yins are talking about, I read...

I don't know what yins are talking about, I read the main page every morning (that cover car, amirite?) before I put on my burlap sack to walk down to the well.
Forum: events 04-11-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
Under 18 we didn't need a license.

Under 18 we didn't need a license.
Forum: events 04-08-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
When i was 11-12 i fished at a pond near my house...

When i was 11-12 i fished at a pond near my house until we moved. The local game warden was named bob bagwell. He could sneak up on anybody, and everybody knew him. It was fun watching him at a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,411
Posted By mikep
The monthly virtual meet is tomorrow night...

The monthly virtual meet is tomorrow night (saturday) at 7pm eastern.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=354801
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,773
Posted By mikep
There’s a place in kannapolis/salisbury nc. Bench...

There’s a place in kannapolis/salisbury nc. Bench built (?) transmissions or something.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,411
Posted By mikep
If you are looking for old-school shock valving,...

If you are looking for old-school shock valving, switch to bilstein strut inserts and have them revalved. Currently a shop in Mooresville NC is doing them.

For the rear, start fabricating. Rally...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By mikep
5x price for 2x life?

5x price for 2x life?
Forum: events 03-30-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 90,383
Posted By mikep
Updated for this saturday, april 3rd.

Updated for this saturday, april 3rd.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By mikep
240 Fuel Tank Thickness

Ken made a comment somewhere about fuel pump whine with an aftermarket tank.
I needed one, and rock auto listed 3.
Liland Global $132, listed wrong height (all 3 used differing nomenclature)...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By mikep
Look up flywheel explosions in google image...

Look up flywheel explosions in google image search. You won’t race with an iron flywheel after. Especially one that has been carved on. I have lightened a few, but i got lucky and did not rev that...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,397
Posted By mikep
also, think about a possible metal shield close...

also, think about a possible metal shield close to the pipe//turbo/manifold, to keep the radiant heat away from the wires, or maybe bolted to the upper manifold studs?
Forum: events 03-26-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
shew.. *masked hug

shew..
*masked hug
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,592
Posted By mikep
WHERE WILL I PROCURE MY MAC N CHEESE, THEN??? ...

WHERE WILL I PROCURE MY MAC N CHEESE, THEN???
*tear caps
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
Upper parking lot camping sounds nice and quiet. ...

Upper parking lot camping sounds nice and quiet.


Nobody in this crowd will be affected, luckily (mutually not sure if joking, i’m sure)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,910
Posted By mikep
Where are you? I have saved all the shims i...

Where are you? I have saved all the shims i encountered over the years, and keep them in a tray with compartments. Maybe someone near you has done the same.
Forum: events 03-25-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,592
Posted By mikep
same. (although I didn't know youse guys...

same.

(although I didn't know youse guys when I did it)
Forum: events 03-22-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,998
Posted By mikep
edited title (date), stuck thread.

edited title (date), stuck thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,529
Posted By mikep
More than a swallow can carry.

More than a swallow can carry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,054
Posted By mikep
I bought a kit from rockauto, can't remember if...

I bought a kit from rockauto, can't remember if they had a zf kit.
*ok, I looked. lots of cam kits, but for 92, they sell a zf rack for $191.
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