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Forum: events Today, 07:48 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
working on extended vacation after the meet with...

working on extended vacation after the meet with the emails I've been sending out the past couple of days.


@jared, what's the word on chicken? you need us to grab anything heading out of town?...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
got the other radiator retainer/clip/whatever...

got the other radiator retainer/clip/whatever installed (the fitting the bolt threads into pulled out, so, drilled it all the way through and just put a 10mm nut on the other end).

Got the car...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 62,781
Posted By linuxman51
goody. I'll throw the core spindles in the car to...

goody. I'll throw the core spindles in the car to bring up. Car drives pretty nice now.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,199
Posted By linuxman51
6L50 is going to require a lot of 'stuff' to work...

6L50 is going to require a lot of 'stuff' to work correctly and I'd be surprised if it was worth it for the effort. 6L80 would be interesting but as stated above, that's a big transmission. A 4L80 is...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
got aligned this morning, came out fairly well. ...

got aligned this morning, came out fairly well. May get the balance checked on the wheels tomorrow, it has a vibration at speed that feels like a wheel balance. Just gotta couple other small odds...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
I'm fairly confident the OE injectors run well...

I'm fairly confident the OE injectors run well over 100% (per the ms calculations, which aren't always the most accurate), but going from 310's to 440's or whatever the green injectors are isn't a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
maybe in the future. for now, new rubber should...

maybe in the future. for now, new rubber should suffice for a while.

got it on the dyno, think my new wideband promptly died, so I ended up switching to the dyno wideband (ntk setup), roughed in...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
quick vid today. more details later and maybe...

quick vid today. more details later and maybe some dyno video
https://youtu.be/pzU_pSz0Fak
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
got an early text saying the car is done. gonna...

got an early text saying the car is done. gonna grab the trailer and turn the truck around in a few and go get it.
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171968768.jpg

looking goooood....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
couple pics. on the struggle bus with the video,...

couple pics. on the struggle bus with the video, probably gonna have to upload it to yoootooob

fixing the fuel return..
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171967484.jpg

set up to drill the hole for...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
out in the driveway right now, trying to verify...

out in the driveway right now, trying to verify with greg that we're still good.

as with any project like this, it's been death by a thousand cuts. the big pieces dropped right in, and then the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By linuxman51
what you'd like is to avoid spec unless you have...

what you'd like is to avoid spec unless you have a fettish for replacing prematurely failed clutches.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
in that picture, it would be the very top coated...

in that picture, it would be the very top coated line above the AN fitting (factory return line). it had a rust bubble on top in the inside radius of the bend going to the hat, and that's where it...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
oil return is hooked up, went nice and smooth (So...

oil return is hooked up, went nice and smooth (So somethings gonna leak :-/ ).
pulled the brakes and rotors off, popped the passenger hub off, popped the old studs out and used them to pop the tone...
Forum: events 09-16-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 62,781
Posted By linuxman51
hellz yeah on the leg quarters. lemme know if we...

hellz yeah on the leg quarters. lemme know if we need to raid local supplies.

locked in a battle of wills with the black wagon, bitch is gonna learn that I'm stubborn AF, but I'll still put a hoe...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
WELL. today was a day that feels like it was...

WELL. today was a day that feels like it was wasted (it wasn't, but it feels like it).
got the injectors swapped, jumped the resistor pack, hopefully figured out a way forward for the oil cooler,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,062
Posted By linuxman51
I'd check for boost leaks first, then see how...

I'd check for boost leaks first, then see how much boost it's actually making (you saying halfway up the gauge doesn't mean much.. it should rest in the middle with the engine off, and at full tilt,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
ran out of gas tonight after burning most of it...

ran out of gas tonight after burning most of it last night. got the return fitting, discovered that my genius plan was a 45 degree fitting away from perfection...so the return still isn't plumbed. no...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
yea a little bit. not too worried, if it eats...

yea a little bit. not too worried, if it eats sensors I'll find somewhere else to put it
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
I hurt this morning. up college late, trying to...

I hurt this morning. up college late, trying to hit targets. hit most of em (despite the 2x rule and 3x rule being in full effect.. normal tasks take twice as long, and nominal tasks take 3x)
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By linuxman51
no, it's a 16v head sitting on top of a b230f...

no, it's a 16v head sitting on top of a b230f with flycut b230f pistons. set of h-beams I had laying around. it's also got a commetic and headstuds so that if and when something goes wrong, it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
downpipe is just about finished, going over the...

downpipe is just about finished, going over the midpipe section shouldn't take too long, then the rear piece (over the axle part) will be somewhere between the mid pipe and downpipe in terms of time...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By linuxman51
Careful tuning is an absolute requirement,...

Careful tuning is an absolute requirement, there's no escaping that (but at those kind of boost levels most things fall into that category)




that's a widely debated topic, the fact remains...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
figured out where the big hangup was on the v8...

figured out where the big hangup was on the v8 car's old exhaust:
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171955034.jpg

3in resonator necks down to 1.75 or so. it didn't collapse, that's how it was...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By linuxman51
I guess everyone glossed over the e85 part in the...

I guess everyone glossed over the e85 part in the OP. pretty rare for that to detonate, more likely to over-advance and smash rod bearings (or bend rods if stock)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By linuxman51
Yall are funny. E85, B230f pistons, 40psi. ...

Yall are funny.
E85, B230f pistons, 40psi.

https://youtu.be/MrAQbNJx9BU

runs fine. I will grant that longevity isn't a priority on the gold car, but it's not missed a beat yet and I tossed...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
it's not really a big problem down here, I have...

it's not really a big problem down here, I have parts laying around that are a decade old. Stainless welds up a lot better (for me) usually, but it's not a big deal here.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
mockup pics. gonna have to go back over it with...

mockup pics. gonna have to go back over it with the tig, the mig skillz just weren't what they needed to be.

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171951784.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
reckon we'll see.

reckon we'll see.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By linuxman51
glad yall had fun. the accum mod on the 240 will...

glad yall had fun. the accum mod on the 240 will go a long way for longevity, a 15g and a b cam aren't exactly a powerhouse combo. (personally, I don't have any qualms running a good aw71 to around...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
got greg to hook it up on the compressor cover...

got greg to hook it up on the compressor cover (didn't want to be paid, no worries, turned around and bought $85 worth of vband/flex/o2 bung, and he's gonna be doing the intercooler piping)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
not much progress to speak of yesterday, going to...

not much progress to speak of yesterday, going to work on exhaust more than likely today, ran into some welding (talent) issues last night with the alu block for the wastegate, but that was later in...
Forum: events 09-10-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 62,781
Posted By linuxman51
they're usually a lot cheaper

they're usually a lot cheaper
Forum: events 09-10-2021, 09:56 AM
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Views: 62,781
Posted By linuxman51
hey question.. we doing chicken leg quarters? I...

hey question.. we doing chicken leg quarters? I know we talked about it, if I gotta get matt on making up a bucket of rub I need to prepare myself for the crying and gnashing of teeth :-D (also, do...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
modified the manifold and turbine housing for...

modified the manifold and turbine housing for this part
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171946315.jpg

also did a little opening of the collector area (didn't full on match the k24, but it necks...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
it's not as bad as it looks, it's gonna ride for...

it's not as bad as it looks, it's gonna ride for now. most of the 13c's and other td04's I've seen of late look fairly similar as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
more progress. fuel system is plumbed back up...

more progress. fuel system is plumbed back up (but not wired yet.. wires run though)
new filter with fitting who dis
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171943761.jpg

taking the old 13c off...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
ordered up a reamer and a drillbit, thankfully I...

ordered up a reamer and a drillbit, thankfully I have some spare hubs laying around somewhere if I screw it up.

should have the bulk of the required bits and bobs to put the turbo on headed this...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
eikers *just* clear the spring perches, so I'll...

eikers *just* clear the spring perches, so I'll be digging up some spacers and some extended studs.

anyone know off hand if a .561 knurl will work on a 7/900 front? the googles tells me the oe...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By linuxman51
if you're using ALED and WLED to run sequential...

if you're using ALED and WLED to run sequential ignition, you have to put those pullups on the outputs. otherwise you can pair the coils 1+4 and 2+3 and use sparkA and sparkB in wasted spark...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
yeah they should be. in both cases they're mainly...

yeah they should be. in both cases they're mainly in there for splash sealing, the wiring one is (allegedly) for fuel tanks, the AN bulkhead fitting is as well, most of it is aluminum which should be...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
this guy was far far more miserable to remove...

this guy was far far more miserable to remove than anticipated.
https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171935108.jpg


the leadup to getting it out involved trimming the scrub brush around the side of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
if you're doing a v8 swap and you plan to beat on...

if you're doing a v8 swap and you plan to beat on it, you're better off replacing that whole thing with an aftermarket ladder bar (that's basically what it is anyway).. that being said, my turbo l33...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By linuxman51
yeah. glide goes in next, but I have two other...

yeah. glide goes in next, but I have two other volvo powered volvos at my disposal (not counting the R), I just need to get to the track.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
I do have several pics (though, none of the...

I do have several pics (though, none of the sender yet, but it's not so far along as to be obscure). I'll pull over the fb pics here in a minute and see if I can get my phone to cooperate with my...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
got most of the "fab" work done for the 450...

got most of the "fab" work done for the 450 in-tank install, didn't have sufficient (read:any) correct gauge black wire, so I'll be making a run on the parts store tomorrow for that, antifreeze, oil,...
Forum: events 09-04-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 169,631
Posted By linuxman51
link is live, I'm watching football, so have fun...

link is live, I'm watching football, so have fun and I'll join later
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, ol trusty (esp for the application). fuel...

yeah, ol trusty (esp for the application). fuel pump got here today as well, but I did not get the install kit that it said it came with. this wouldn't be an issue except I don't have a spare 450...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By linuxman51
looks cool

looks cool
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,307
Posted By linuxman51
intercooler is here, woohoo.

intercooler is here, woohoo.
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