home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 300
Search took 0.18 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: thelostartof
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 33,643
Posted By thelostartof
Yes a Microsquirt kit from Kenny that was crazy...

Yes a Microsquirt kit from Kenny that was crazy easy to install, no idea why it sat in a box for so long before I got it installed.

The 19T was running great when I removed it, 23psi and took off...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2022, 12:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 33,643
Posted By thelostartof
A few updates a few months back I ditched LH for...

A few updates a few months back I ditched LH for a kenny PNP kit that I have had laying around for to long.

http://thelostartof.net/rps20220306_215055.jpg
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-28-2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 777
Posted By thelostartof
E85 Cold start settings for 1700cc injectors?

Does anyone happen to be running close to this size injectors care to share some of thier priming and cranking pulse settings?

My 945 with 900cc injectors does ok on cold stats (sub 40) on E54 but...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-03-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,004
Posted By thelostartof
Issue resolved, I had grounded one of the sensor...

Issue resolved, I had grounded one of the sensor ground wires that was left with the LH plug and then I had one of my MS grounds going to my wideband wire that grounded to the frame. I moved this to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-29-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,004
Posted By thelostartof
So it looks like I might of solved some of my...

So it looks like I might of solved some of my issue in the dark tonight, relocated a ground for MS from the drivers side fender to the engine block under the old injector grounds (ECU gounds). So...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-27-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,004
Posted By thelostartof
That is what I meant, ign on but not running vs...

That is what I meant, ign on but not running vs running.

Sounds like I need to chase down some grounds to figure it out or switch to a GM sensor and run its own ground wire.

1995 945t so newer...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-27-2022, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,004
Posted By thelostartof
ECT reads high when running ?

So Microsquirt with a PNP kit from Kenny.

Installed a few weeks ago and everything has been working as expected, ECT reads as it should be expected.

All of a sudden I am getting ECT temps...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,736
Posted By thelostartof
My vote is for the 850 brakes, for the cost and...

My vote is for the 850 brakes, for the cost and effort of doing it you can do it will all new parts for Sub $400 or less and the impovement is huge. While the late model Jumbo brakes are nice the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By thelostartof
If you are running stock AMM and chips if you...

If you are running stock AMM and chips if you just had to run these injectors besides bypassing the Resistor pack you will also want to use a 2.5bar FPR as those are 42lb/hr which is about the upper...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-13-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,775
Posted By thelostartof
Isn't the DC a calc from the PW? Well...

Isn't the DC a calc from the PW?

Well looks like mine is around 21.5+ so good chance injectors are maxed out, I guess if I cannot find those 1000cc's the 828cc's will have to do.

To much...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-09-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,775
Posted By thelostartof
How much should I trust DC in MS logs?

I finally got around to installing my Microsquirt on my 945 and in getting the map set I am notcing that @ 23psi I am @ 120+% DC. Even around 18-20psi I am already @ 100% DC.

Just trying to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-10-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By thelostartof
1991 740 Tach issues MS2 v3 w/ LS coils w/ DSM CAS

So on my 1991 744T I am running MS2 v3 w/ LS coils and in order to get my stock tach to work I have had to use a relay to get the tach to work. Using a DSM CAS block mount adapter.

MS reads RPM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,679
Posted By thelostartof
I had a misfire under boost issue that drove me...

I had a misfire under boost issue that drove me nuts for a while that ended up being a coil wire going bad. Low boost 5-10psi no issues, 14-21psi it would misfire. Slowly over time the lower the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-02-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,804
Posted By thelostartof
Not tuned but I have been driving on this map for...

Not tuned but I have been driving on this map for the last 5+ years with anywhere from e54 to e85 without any melted engine parts yet.

http://thelostartof.net/e85map.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,513
Posted By thelostartof
110-118 summer heat, melts your skin off. And in...

110-118 summer heat, melts your skin off. And in monsoon season we get 105-110 with humidity also.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,513
Posted By thelostartof
My car is just missing AC but I DD even in 100...

My car is just missing AC but I DD even in 100 deg weather. Ac could be added back but I don't care enough to do it.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,063
Posted By thelostartof
Ditching the 90+ is worth 20-30whp depending on...

Ditching the 90+ is worth 20-30whp depending on what you replace it with.

Ideally the evo8/9 16G on a J pipe or custom manifold should be good for over 350whp without to much effort. With enough...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,146
Posted By thelostartof
Why not replace the stock manifold at the same...

Why not replace the stock manifold at the same time?

Get a cheapo pair of SBC headers and cut them up. Way back when I did a 4-2-1 and then converted it back to a 4-1, ugly but it worked and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,286
Posted By thelostartof
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=20...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=209426
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,286
Posted By thelostartof
my 200r4 has been a rock star in my 11 sec 744. ...

my 200r4 has been a rock star in my 11 sec 744. Gear ratios are also damn near the same as the AW71. The biggest issue I have with it is the annoying kickdown cable. Because of that I would prob...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,962
Posted By thelostartof
Remove the float arm but sometime tie it on so...

Remove the float arm but sometime tie it on so you can clip it back on once the pump is most of the way in.

And good luck, having recently done a pump on a 240 I can't imagine the pain and time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
Exhaust was clogged. When you first start it...

Exhaust was clogged. When you first start it the engine will fire and die as there is to much pressure build up. Once it first fires or you crank it a lot the pressure builds up and keeps it from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
Ok figured it out, it runs fine now <iframe...

Ok figured it out, it runs fine now

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/3INATaoL6SE" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write;...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,712
Posted By thelostartof
http://thelostartof.net/msd6ainstall.JPG

http://thelostartof.net/msd6ainstall.JPG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,877
Posted By thelostartof
Moonroof Leaks ?

So right here my moon roof leak on my 1991 744. It might of leaked when I first swapped it in or within the first few years of being installed. Being that I do not have a headliner on this car...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,528
Posted By thelostartof
I cannot find Orion Machine, I find Orion Motor...

I cannot find Orion Machine, I find Orion Motor Tech but they do not have 5x4.25 spacers.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,528
Posted By thelostartof
While those are great I do not really want to put...

While those are great I do not really want to put the time and effort into swapping all of the studs and use those nice spacers. Which reminds me I need to install the few sets of longer studs I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,528
Posted By thelostartof
Source for wheel spacers?

What is everyones favorite current source for wheel spacers for fwd wheels?

I know about motorsport tech and I would get a set from there if I was getting another set to keep on a car, same could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
That is great to know, I will not only check...

That is great to know, I will not only check readings but also part numbers and ask the owner if they replaced that part while it was out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,291
Posted By thelostartof
Looks like they are m16x2.0 Now to find a...

Looks like they are m16x2.0

Now to find a reasonable source for them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,291
Posted By thelostartof
Are all late model Volvo tow eye/bolt the same?

I have a c30 here and s40 here that are both in need of a replacement tow eye.

Checking to see if anyone knows the thread pitch of them and if all of the late model are the same?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
So a little more work done, I found a small set...

So a little more work done, I found a small set of 3 holes in the intake hose and a missing air filter. So air filter added and then the intake hose was taped up and no more leaks.

At the same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
Cap and rotor were checked and look and feel...

Cap and rotor were checked and look and feel good. The tab is not sheered. I will get the timing light on the Coil, but like I said for sure spark out of the coil (tested with a spark plug...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
Ok videos are being uploaded now. RPM sensor...

Ok videos are being uploaded now.

RPM sensor swapped into the 1994 945T i just put an engine in and that car started up fine and ran for the next 15min without any issues. Turned on the a/c and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
Two things on my list to check and test, and help...

Two things on my list to check and test, and help validate my next steps. I do need to find that noide light test set i have around here someplace.

Thank you

And it is a 240 so it takes me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,734
Posted By thelostartof
1993 240 Cranks, almost starts and then dies

Ok so helping a friend with this one.

I am open to idea's.

1993 240, The car had a HG done about 5-10 miles ago, it ran fine and when they went to restart this issue came up and it has not run...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 72,434
Posted By thelostartof
Way lighter and easier to use, with the m90 fork...

Way lighter and easier to use, with the m90 fork and spacer it killed my leg after an hour of driving. With the Tilton it is much more bearable.

Also I think I just realized why the OP cut the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,672
Posted By thelostartof
Seems like we are missing something, Many of us...

Seems like we are missing something, Many of us have run a 13c with a 3" downpipe/exhaust with a cam upgrade and had zero issues holding 8psi of boost to redline.

Are you using the stock 13c WG...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 72,434
Posted By thelostartof
Nice post, I am running a t5 with the tilton...

Nice post, I am running a t5 with the tilton setup with the threaded piston.

Myself I did not have to modify anything. I bolted it up and installed and done. Took all of the measurements...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,415
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like it is running full rich, check for...

Sounds like it is running full rich, check for vac and pressure leaks.

Also what is the rest of your setup? Injectors? amm?

Ideally you want to know what the afr's are. With a fresh reset...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,617
Posted By thelostartof
Good info, thank you. I updated the post and...

Good info, thank you. I updated the post and asked a mod to update the thread title.

Are those block off plates still available from Volvo? I guess I would be surprised if they are, if so that is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 764,746
Posted By thelostartof
Chips work for the quick and easy, but for sure...

Chips work for the quick and easy, but for sure MS awesome if you have the time to wire it up and tune it, best option for those looking for 300+ (doubling the the factory HP).
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 764,746
Posted By thelostartof
I know this guy, try sending a PM again as I am...

I know this guy, try sending a PM again as I am not seeing anything for the last month from you.

I also just have a lot going on personally so I am typically a week or two behind on my first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,617
Posted By thelostartof
Converting an Pulsair head to useable

Here are a few quick pictures of what took myself entierly to long to get around to doing. As usable 530's are getting harder to find around here the later model PulseAir heads have become a common...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,593
Posted By thelostartof
@20psi of hy35cw air flow it added around 30+whp....

@20psi of hy35cw air flow it added around 30+whp. My trap speed went from 104mph to 107+ with no other changes, same turbo WG and boost pressure.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,593
Posted By thelostartof
Nope, life got in the way and I could never get...

Nope, life got in the way and I could never get it to the Dyno after that pass, since then I switched from LH to MS, added 2psi more and added a big valve head so I hoping when I get back to see over...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,593
Posted By thelostartof
No traction? I did 12.01@115mph @25psi @3200lb...

No traction? I did 12.01@115mph @25psi @3200lb race weight with me in it.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,593
Posted By thelostartof
I used 65lb injectors and dyno'd 301whp. That...

I used 65lb injectors and dyno'd 301whp. That was on LH on a soso tune a long time ago. Turbo was an hy35cw using the stock internal WG drilled to 25mm with a larger puck welded on. This was...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,617
Posted By thelostartof
Yes that is it

Yes that is it
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,617
Posted By thelostartof
For a LH 2.2 car like you have there is a boost...

For a LH 2.2 car like you have there is a boost cut off switch under the dash IIRC. Check under the cluster for vac hose routing and you should find it. From there you can either just bypass it...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 300

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:44 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.