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Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 896,070
Posted By redblockpowered
Holy moly. Get well soon!

Holy moly. Get well soon!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By redblockpowered
The diesel one

The diesel one
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By redblockpowered
I have one of these and it would be extremely...

I have one of these and it would be extremely funny to ship it back across the Atlantic.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By redblockpowered
I hear he can be reached at 281-330-8004.

I hear he can be reached at 281-330-8004.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-15-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 2,653,545
Posted By redblockpowered
https://www.redblockpowered.com/tech Added a...

https://www.redblockpowered.com/tech

Added a tech section to my site that has some features that are useful here. Currently cam specs, LH/EZK original applications, and some sensor interchange.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By redblockpowered
This is true. I think they're the same for B230E...

This is true. I think they're the same for B230E and B230K. Either way, nothing I'm equipped to deal with.

I am working on adapting the EZ210K (very similar to EZ116K but with integrated boost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By redblockpowered
https://belmetric.com/ Bookmark this. The...

https://belmetric.com/

Bookmark this. The owners have some sweet Unimogs too.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,440
Posted By redblockpowered
Probably more trouble than it's worth. 240...

Probably more trouble than it's worth. 240 downpipe needs to be a lot more vertical.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,440
Posted By redblockpowered
I have the JT 3" angle flange downpipe on my car....

I have the JT 3" angle flange downpipe on my car. Fit and finish is excellent.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By redblockpowered
Thank goodness. Was looking for a way to safely...

Thank goodness. Was looking for a way to safely transport more illegal immigrants.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,787
Posted By redblockpowered
I don't know why they grind them so advanced from...

I don't know why they grind them so advanced from where they say it should be installed. Maybe it's a guideline as to how far they want you to mill the head?

Or they're getting paid off by Big...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,787
Posted By redblockpowered
Seconded

Seconded
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By redblockpowered
I would look for injectors that are designed to...

I would look for injectors that are designed to spray at a single intake valve. 4v heads often use a split beam pattern that sprays at the walls of the port in a 2v head. My gut also says that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By redblockpowered
A good rule of thumb is that price plus VAT is...

A good rule of thumb is that price plus VAT is about what the price plus shipping ends up being. I'm sure they have some experience shipping stuff here, usually you just have to ask.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By redblockpowered
Another good thing to check for for sure.

Another good thing to check for for sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2022, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By redblockpowered
Yes

Yes
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 612,296
Posted By redblockpowered
Big fan of clutch pedals that require a normal...

Big fan of clutch pedals that require a normal amount of effort. Makes a huge difference in drivability.

Enjoy the car!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By redblockpowered
In general WOT AFRs don't really move much as the...

In general WOT AFRs don't really move much as the ECU learns. Since your injectors are a little north of 10% larger than stock you can expect the car to run ~10% richer than stock, which is already...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By redblockpowered
If I recall correctly the Stage 1 was...

If I recall correctly the Stage 1 was discontinued at one point and they shifted everything down a number. Maybe the other way around. Either way the cam spreadsheet stickied here has specs on two of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By redblockpowered
I was trying to be a little bit diplomatic :)

I was trying to be a little bit diplomatic :)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By redblockpowered
I have pretty much all of them, PM me.

I have pretty much all of them, PM me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By redblockpowered
If you can find a leaded gas ECU for a B230G...

If you can find a leaded gas ECU for a B230G (last three digits 900) car it will run fine with no oxygen sensor.

Don't do that, though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,175
Posted By redblockpowered
I'd start with fuel pressure, I doubt IAC would...

I'd start with fuel pressure, I doubt IAC would be involved in something like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By redblockpowered
I have a set of these (no shame). As far as I can...

I have a set of these (no shame). As far as I can tell the MAF lookup tables are untouched, so would actually make sense it runs best with the 016.

edit: They're also sized for more like a 370cc...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,108
Posted By redblockpowered
At least it's an external leak, I guess.

At least it's an external leak, I guess.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,932
Posted By redblockpowered
What are WOT AFRs now? Just realized I never...

What are WOT AFRs now? Just realized I never asked...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 612,296
Posted By redblockpowered
One Affirm funded head please.

One Affirm funded head please.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,938
Posted By redblockpowered
Does the cam turn when you're cranking?

Does the cam turn when you're cranking?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By redblockpowered
Looking for factory spec or something specific?...

Looking for factory spec or something specific? String alignments make a lot of sense on these cars seeing as you only have two wheels to align.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 612,296
Posted By redblockpowered
Suddenly the fact that my car was puking power...

Suddenly the fact that my car was puking power steering fluid and pulling timing on track makes a little more sense. Stupid dummy coolant temp gauge.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 612,296
Posted By redblockpowered
Oil cooler mounted hamburger grilling technology,...

Oil cooler mounted hamburger grilling technology, I like it.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,108
Posted By redblockpowered
Check the build thread for my car, I wrote down...

Check the build thread for my car, I wrote down every part needed along with where I got it. I think you can't get clutch pedals new anymore but that's the only real difference.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 239,584
Posted By redblockpowered
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QFjapGKbGQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QFjapGKbGQ

Made it to Masstuning Trackfest at Canaan Motor Club and had an awesome time. Car was mostly trouble free, had a little bit of boost control nonsense to...
Forum: article composition 08-02-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 360,564
Posted By redblockpowered
The 928 ECU does have the electric fan control...

The 928 ECU does have the electric fan control IC, as do all LH 2.4.3 and 2.4.4 ECUs.

It's listed as 1992 only in the Bosch e-catalog I have. Your mileage may vary. In addition only the 928 and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,108
Posted By redblockpowered
I love the color. Are you still looking for an...

I love the color. Are you still looking for an M90?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,408
Posted By redblockpowered
I know this is where ENEM says to run it, and how...

I know this is where ENEM says to run it, and how I set mine up. Was -4 degrees for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 77,150
Posted By redblockpowered
This is very good to know, interesting. That...

This is very good to know, interesting. That stock intake guide sure is massive.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-26-2022, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By redblockpowered
I thought this was gonna be a physics question. ...

I thought this was gonna be a physics question.

It's hard on cats. Anything downstream of the exhaust port, really. And my ears.

Dump fuel and pull all the timing.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,408
Posted By redblockpowered
The two my dad and I degreed were damn close,...

The two my dad and I degreed were damn close, although not identical.

IPD cam 225/227 @.050", .447" lift after lash, 110* LSA
V15T cam 229/227 @.050", .457" lift after lash, 112* LSA

The VX...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By redblockpowered
MHI rep I talked to on the phone said this. I...

MHI rep I talked to on the phone said this. I just sent them an email to get it in writing.

I think a hybrid turbo should probably be rebalanced anyway but if you're just rebuilding something used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By redblockpowered
Should be, yes.

Should be, yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By redblockpowered
When I asked someone at MHI I was told turbo...

When I asked someone at MHI I was told turbo CHRAs were component balanced, not assembly balanced.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By redblockpowered
I understand now.

I understand now.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By redblockpowered
BMW stuff is cheap (around here at least) and...

BMW stuff is cheap (around here at least) and lightish but a lot of their wheel setups are staggered so it might be a pain to find four 17x8s.

You guys can fit a 245??
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By redblockpowered
Hello! I like the V cam a lot for mild...

Hello!

I like the V cam a lot for mild non-turbo performance. Idles a little better than A or B cams with effectively the same powerband/power level.

More compression helps a lot without...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,190
Posted By redblockpowered
Oops - I meant I was amused by the tone/old...

Oops - I meant I was amused by the tone/old internet feel of the site. Don't know how much I'd trust what this guy says.

Engine break-in seems a lot like when audiophiles talk about cable burn-in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,190
Posted By redblockpowered
http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm ...

http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm

I like this a lot.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,159
Posted By redblockpowered
This...

This (http://yoshifab.com/store/images/volvo/16v%20head%20swap.htm) guide from Yoshifab says you're good to mid-300s whp with a stock later bottom end. Haven't gone that far myself so can't verify.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,159
Posted By redblockpowered
Resistor bypass is down to injector choice. High...

Resistor bypass is down to injector choice. High impedance injectors (basically anything new) won't run with the resistor pack installed. T5 white injectors included.

The 3" MAF is a sensor not a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By redblockpowered
I've seen this caused mostly by bad harnesses...

I've seen this caused mostly by bad harnesses (nightmare) or bad fuel pump relays (easy)
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