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Forum: events 07-20-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,139
Posted By linuxman51
I may blast up there in the black 940 wagon,...

I may blast up there in the black 940 wagon, we'll see I suppose lol
Forum: events 07-20-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,139
Posted By linuxman51
same. need to sell the R, which will really make...

same. need to sell the R, which will really make things interesting
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By linuxman51
apparently the software used can tell if you've...

apparently the software used can tell if you've done that. now whether or not they actually check, that may vary, but apparently they can tell.

also, as this progresses, the amount of changes...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By linuxman51
between that and the epa crack down on all of...

between that and the epa crack down on all of this stuff, the outlook has gotten pretty bleak. reckon openly flaunting rules for decades will get that for ya
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
a mod baiting someone isn't exactly a level...

a mod baiting someone isn't exactly a level playing field.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
NPR should be fine, that's what nick has. Need to...

NPR should be fine, that's what nick has. Need to do another intercooler shootout on the dyno, I'm still amazed that the stock late model intercooler did better numbers-wise than the ebay 3in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
I'm not all that big on oe grinds, of those two I...

I'm not all that big on oe grinds, of those two I have run the K cam and found it to be alright, whereas for what most people on turbobricks are doing the ipd cam is really pretty awesome without...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
well then I'm surprised it made 300 with the rsi...

well then I'm surprised it made 300 with the rsi cam, it seems to be a bit of a dog in the other cars we've run it in (may be that they don't have big enough turbos tho)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
and fyi, the standard ebay 3in $100 intercooler...

and fyi, the standard ebay 3in $100 intercooler does not qualify as a "decent to good intercooler"
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
3076 on my blue car, 16t on nick's 940 (well,...

3076 on my blue car, 16t on nick's 940 (well, 290whp, but still), mr bill's old 242 or 244, with some kind of ebay turbo. It was a bit of a surprise on nick's car, because td04. The common...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
what do you classify as pushing hard.. we've done...

what do you classify as pushing hard.. we've done it a couple times at around the 20psi mark give or take a little.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-12-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By linuxman51
I've done it both ways

I've done it both ways
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-12-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By linuxman51
you can however, reverse engineer how it was done...

you can however, reverse engineer how it was done by looking at the interconnect wires on the lh connector. if you shoot me a picture I'll tell you what it needs to be
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-12-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By linuxman51
you'd probably have to see how the one I sent...

you'd probably have to see how the one I sent with your setup is done, for a long time I made them in pairs
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-12-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By linuxman51
you can't just swap ezk modules unless you...

you can't just swap ezk modules unless you duplicated what I modified inside it (which isn't hard, just saying)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-12-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By linuxman51
since 2.4 is basically 2 coolant temp sensors in...

since 2.4 is basically 2 coolant temp sensors in one, only the lh side needs to be hooked up for the ms. it could possibly also be a bad sensor that flakes when both ends are connected eh
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-12-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By linuxman51
if it's a p&p setup, it is getting the rpm from...

if it's a p&p setup, it is getting the rpm from the ezk, and passing ignition out odd that it's doing anything with the coolant temp signal, you could de-pin that wire from the harness at the sensor...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
so the lh 2.2 method of cutting the fuel pump off...

so the lh 2.2 method of cutting the fuel pump off in an overboost situation (at least, digging deep into the wayback machine I recall that's how it worked..) is not as desireable as a spark cut (or a...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-09-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By linuxman51
yeah it's got several programmable tables that...

yeah it's got several programmable tables that can act on generic inputs and other things along those lines, so you might be able to do what you want without writing any bespoke code. the multiple...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-06-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By linuxman51
not that I'm aware of, but that doesn't mean you...

not that I'm aware of, but that doesn't mean you couldn't I reckon. There has been talk about integrating trans control into the pro box, but I'm not sure if that's gone anywhere
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-05-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By linuxman51
that one has the most io. basic laptops are...

that one has the most io.

basic laptops are fine, the surface running 10 should be fine as well.

as far as tuning and datalogging, megalogviewer and tunerstudio (it comes with a TS license IIRC...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By linuxman51
yeah the brake pedal oughta shrink (although......

yeah the brake pedal oughta shrink (although... depending on how you do it, maybe not, who knows). If by some chance you can find a 700 series manual, that'll have all the things you need.. but those...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,999
Posted By linuxman51
it's not great in most areas. when I left in 06...

it's not great in most areas. when I left in 06 the geek squad was being switched over to some kind remote-cleanup thing.. I'm honestly surprised they didn't just push the "give us your restore discs...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,688
Posted By linuxman51
you've done nothing to change my opinion thus...

you've done nothing to change my opinion thus far. auto-x is cool, don't take that the wrong way, but in terms of advancing the forum, a moderately different transmission swap from the normal t5 is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By linuxman51
iirc there's a bracket that you need off to the...

iirc there's a bracket that you need off to the end of the brake "cage", and from there you could probably fabricate any kind of pedal. If you can't locate this part or parts, there are aftermarket...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-02-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By linuxman51
so for the top bit minus the transmission...

so for the top bit minus the transmission control, you're looking at an ms3pro of some flavor to do all of those things, and some creative table setup to accomplish it, but that's all natively...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By linuxman51
I want that motordesign block, already have a...

I want that motordesign block, already have a billet stroker crank and other items. time has been more of an issue for me than money over the past 3 years, so we'll see where things go from here.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,688
Posted By linuxman51
sure, but again..and I'm hardly the voice of...

sure, but again..and I'm hardly the voice of reason here (and there's a reason why I'm not a mod-and I like it like that), if you caught **** every time you turned around, you'd give everyone ****...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 235,333
Posted By linuxman51
hell no, make the IT guy build a form in AWS for...

hell no, make the IT guy build a form in AWS for all of the rest of us to use :-P

Ease nothing, let's light these candles and get this thing going, what's it gonna take. How much **** do I need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,688
Posted By linuxman51
he had another username that was created further...

he had another username that was created further back. some folks change names, lose accounts (or have multiple accounts for... I dunno why, won't even speculate), etc. Also, there have been a couple...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,999
Posted By linuxman51
I was gonna stay out, cause I don't know a lot...

I was gonna stay out, cause I don't know a lot about car audio (or really audio in general, my brother got all of that and just sadly not much in the way of upward work ethic.. I like it loud and no...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By linuxman51
I mean the 90+ is better than a log, but if the...

I mean the 90+ is better than a log, but if the log is ready to go, and your plan is to upgrade in the reasonable future, run the log...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,688
Posted By linuxman51
ehh that's a stretch.. yes you could read the...

ehh that's a stretch.. yes you could read the title of the thread and the op and think that he was talking about owning an 81 240 turbo diesel, but then he specifically called out "has anyone tuned a...
Forum: events 07-01-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,643
Posted By linuxman51
and what would we do without you?! see this...

and what would we do without you?!

see this is kinda what I'm getting at. yall wanna skip a month and pick it back up in august?
Forum: events 07-01-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 135,643
Posted By linuxman51
good question. since it falls on the eve of major...

good question. since it falls on the eve of major partying and general family/friend-ness, is this something we want to do the night before, ooooooooorr......?

lemme know fast, I'd like to try and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
:rockon: sufficient info has been provided,...

:rockon:

sufficient info has been provided, look forward to seeing how the OP solves this problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,526
Posted By linuxman51
it's ok to disagree. we can discuss it further...

it's ok to disagree. we can discuss it further elsewhere. I see things the way I see them based on my set of experiences over the years both here and elsewhere. carry on ;)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By linuxman51
I suppose it depends. I probably have the most...

I suppose it depends. I probably have the most experience with all of the eclectic flavors... but I'm not sure I'd say I'm a guru. What are you trying to do
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,526
Posted By linuxman51
That paradigm exists everywhere, any time you get...

That paradigm exists everywhere, any time you get a group of people together, and I can think of dozens of reasons why people don't wax poetic in every thread about performance (the term 'search...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,526
Posted By linuxman51
we can. some of us do. some of us also like to...

we can. some of us do. some of us also like to have fun and not fool with things constantly (that apparently is not me though, I can't seem to leave well enough alone even when it's good) There's not...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,891
Posted By linuxman51
you would probably want to look at the diesel...

you would probably want to look at the diesel world for small twin scroll stuff. hx35 is fairly small (not dimensionally though!). you can probably get a twin scroll housing for the big turbo you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,526
Posted By linuxman51
Some have given up and gone the LS route, and to...

Some have given up and gone the LS route, and to a certain degree, why not-it's easy. the 300+ club thing is the only one, that's part of why that's there. It was proposed to create more of them a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,526
Posted By linuxman51
Now this is a question that deserves an answer!...

Now this is a question that deserves an answer! 300 was a big deal 15+ years ago, that target should have moved up a bit by now.




at this point in the game, most 90+ turbo manifolds have...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
ah ok, I'm tracking now. I thought you were...

ah ok, I'm tracking now. I thought you were talking about a full cnc workup (outside of the scope of 300hp), I was about to ask where you got that done inexpensively. yeah agreed, basic bowl and seat...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
perhaps (re the cnc head part), probably depends...

perhaps (re the cnc head part), probably depends on the extent of work desired as well. Reasonably accurate on the machinework costs, some of that is going to be regional, last one I did didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
apples to oranges. b21/23 bottom ends have little...

apples to oranges. b21/23 bottom ends have little to nothing in common with b2xx bottom ends from a mechanical point aside from the paint. different journal sizes, different (shorter) rods, heavier...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
in the b230's, the rods are the same na to turbo,...

in the b230's, the rods are the same na to turbo, as is the crank. NA pistons have a ~ 3cc dish vs the ~12cc dish (or is it 15.. been a while) for the turbo pistons, as well as a tighter and slightly...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,962
Posted By linuxman51
stock rods bend pretty easy, even the 'big' 13mm...

stock rods bend pretty easy, even the 'big' 13mm late b230 rods. As cheap as Hbeam rods are, I'd swap them and keep the stock pistons for a budget build (esp something like an in frame job). And by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By linuxman51
don't put the wood to it in OD, it'll smoke out...

don't put the wood to it in OD, it'll smoke out really fast.

the good news is, they're not terribly difficult to rebuild...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,551
Posted By linuxman51
put a breaker bar and socket on the crank as...

put a breaker bar and socket on the crank as suggested above, and work forward from there.

it is unlikely that a running car would seize up the pump in the automatic, anything is possible for...
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