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Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,957
Posted By Cwazywazy
Cool project. Impressive. What's the dealio on...

Cool project. Impressive. What's the dealio on that there Ford?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Cwazywazy
Mine was a 21mm drop front bar and 19mm rear...

Mine was a 21mm drop front bar and 19mm rear iirc. 82 244 diesel.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,971
Posted By Cwazywazy
This. I haven't had any problems with OE pads and...

This. I haven't had any problems with OE pads and good fluid. My brakes will start smoking before they fade now.
Forum: showroom 11-04-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By Cwazywazy
Damn that looks really nice. I'll give you $15.00.

Damn that looks really nice. I'll give you $15.00.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 943,022
Posted By Cwazywazy
ECU and EZK both have limiters. You can increase...

ECU and EZK both have limiters. You can increase the ECU limiter with a chip but I dunno about the EZK.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 943,022
Posted By Cwazywazy
Did you try more preload?

Did you try more preload?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 249,440
Posted By Cwazywazy
So way back (a year ago) when I got my megasquirt...

So way back (a year ago) when I got my megasquirt running I was pretty excited to be free of LH's 6000rpm limiter. Turns out my engine is very unhappy over 6 grand. Power drops off pretty hard. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Cwazywazy
I measured intake lift at TDC and got about...

I measured intake lift at TDC and got about 1.1mm. "Almost certainly IPD turbo" in the big ol chart of cam specs is listed as 1.0mm. Max lift figure is also the same. I still wanna know why it says...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/YGvFH0Sh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/YGvFH0Sh.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Cwazywazy
I did, but don't the KL cams have a smaller base...

I did, but don't the KL cams have a smaller base circle? This one's 36mm, same as a stock cam.

I was told it's an IPD turbo, btw.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Cwazywazy
Identify my cam

I've been running this in my car for the last year, took it out to do some stuff and looking at the markings I'm not so sure this is the cam I thought it was.

11.35mm lift intake and exhaust
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,705
Posted By Cwazywazy
You can just rip the flapper out and grab a...

You can just rip the flapper out and grab a rubber pipe cap from the hardware store to cover up the hole, if you don't mind the car losing a tiny bit of originality. Might wanna throw a new o2 sensor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By Cwazywazy
The only difference I noticed was my car looked...

The only difference I noticed was my car looked cooler after adding an S pipe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Cwazywazy
Is the hall sensor good? Dave barton makes...

Is the hall sensor good? Dave barton makes conversion harnesses to put LH2.2 EZK into a 240.

https://www.240turbo.com/harnessconversions.html#EZKversion1
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,124
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yeah, not many people (including me) would...

Yeah, not many people (including me) would document their lack of progress so well. Also that crank gear is just giving you reasons to buy power tools.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,196
Posted By Cwazywazy
I wouldn't feel bad about shoving 16 or 17psi...

I wouldn't feel bad about shoving 16 or 17psi through a skinny rod motor if it was running right. Probably still wouldn't beat a GTI though.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,435
Posted By Cwazywazy
How well does that thing actually work at...

How well does that thing actually work at absorbing vibration? I have the same sts brackets and I ordered one of these (https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/motordampare-31cm.html) but apparently...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By Cwazywazy
Double fuel systems for double reliability?

Double fuel systems for double reliability?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Cwazywazy
Have you set the base idle? Either clamp shut the...

Have you set the base idle? Either clamp shut the IAC hose or ground the test plug and use the thumb screw on the throttle body to set idle to around 700rpm with a fully warmed engine. Make sure the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,774
Posted By Cwazywazy
Isn't the wiper relay the one they hide under the...

Isn't the wiper relay the one they hide under the carpet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,774
Posted By Cwazywazy
Could be a bad master. Could be a stuck caliper...

Could be a bad master. Could be a stuck caliper caused the fluid to boil without you noticing. Could probably be some other things I'm not thinking of. Try cleaning the connector on the wiper motor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,540
Posted By Cwazywazy
Piston ringlands break when you take an n/a motor...

Piston ringlands break when you take an n/a motor and cram boost into it instead of taking it apart and setting the ring end gaps appropriately. If the gap closes up then the rings can't expand...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,540
Posted By Cwazywazy
Add turbo to increase compression.

Add turbo to increase compression.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,526
Posted By Cwazywazy
Looks like a PRV rad from a 260.

Looks like a PRV rad from a 260.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cwazywazy
Head gasket/seal set, straight edge the head and...

Head gasket/seal set, straight edge the head and use feeler gauges to make sure it's flat enough, put it back together. Use a torque wrench. Good opportunity to do water pump, hoses, etc. Maybe turn...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,467
Posted By Cwazywazy
Neat

Neat
Forum: website & board 09-11-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,903
Posted By Cwazywazy
ftfy

ftfy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yeah, in my experience that happens when the unit...

Yeah, in my experience that happens when the unit is on deaths door. Thicker fluid can help (10w30 instead of ATF) but that's just a bandaid and won't last.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By Cwazywazy
If it's straight piped you could run it to the...

If it's straight piped you could run it to the exhaust.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By Cwazywazy
I mean, since it ran briefly in the video and...

I mean, since it ran briefly in the video and sounded like it was firing on 6, I think it's safe to say fuel is getting to the injectors at some point. Also mine did that leaking when parked thing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By Cwazywazy
Throttle spool looks a little jiggly. Would it be...

Throttle spool looks a little jiggly. Would it be possible to use something like a vacuum brake bleeder to pull fuel from the outlet, make sure you're actually getting fuel from the tank?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 943,022
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ooh. Is it fast yet?

Ooh. Is it fast yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,334
Posted By Cwazywazy
Is it carbureted? Have you verified ignition...

Is it carbureted? Have you verified ignition timing/changed the plugs recently?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-25-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,042
Posted By Cwazywazy
I really don't think you'll hit 5v with an NA....

I really don't think you'll hit 5v with an NA. Maybe with a killer 16v setup. Most I ever saw was about 4.9 or 4.95v with my 007 maf at around 22psi. And if you plan on switching MAFs, it probably...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-25-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,042
Posted By Cwazywazy
I found using the MAF with my MS2 was easy once I...

I found using the MAF with my MS2 was easy once I got a decent curve mapped and it meant I didn't need a TPS since acceleration enrichment wasn't really something I needed to worry about. I ditched...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 366,235
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ooh updates. The underside of your car is turning...

Ooh updates. The underside of your car is turning me on a little bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,269
Posted By Cwazywazy
No kitties allowed. It's an 18" body magnaflow xl...

No kitties allowed. It's an 18" body magnaflow xl muffler. Sounded terrible before I added the 15" straight through Vibrant.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,269
Posted By Cwazywazy
Magnaflow flowmaster big chambered thing in the...

Magnaflow flowmaster big chambered thing in the back and Vibrant straight through resonator in the stock spot. Spools faster than my old turbo muffler and it's quieter.

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Forum: showroom 07-26-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 72,333
Posted By Cwazywazy
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

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Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,143
Posted By Cwazywazy
I barely noticed a little more low end torque...

I barely noticed a little more low end torque when I did it. Not worth it if you have to pay anything for the T cam IMO.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 943,022
Posted By Cwazywazy
I did that. Now I can't take it off because it's...

I did that. Now I can't take it off because it's rusty garbage metal underneath.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 69,469
Posted By Cwazywazy
How's it different from the 142?

How's it different from the 142?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 943,022
Posted By Cwazywazy
What's it running on now? 2.2?

What's it running on now? 2.2?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,325
Posted By Cwazywazy
I would just go full hog and do the spark as...

I would just go full hog and do the spark as well. You can use the stock coolant temp sender, I think one of the presets in tunerstudio is correct for it (the LH2.2 sensor, anyway) but I don't really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,599
Posted By Cwazywazy
When my AC knob is barely turned on I can feel it...

When my AC knob is barely turned on I can feel it getting cold-warm-cold as the AC will stay off longer than on. If yours isn't cycling but it is getting sufficiently cold then there's probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,505
Posted By Cwazywazy
I mean, I don't really see why not but I also...

I mean, I don't really see why not but I also don't really see why.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,599
Posted By Cwazywazy
Nice writeup. Having cold AC in an old turd...

Nice writeup. Having cold AC in an old turd mobile is definitely satisfying.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Cwazywazy
Worst case scenario, cut the hardlines just below...

Worst case scenario, cut the hardlines just below the fittings and make a new flare.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think he was suggesting you got the wrong ball...

I think he was suggesting you got the wrong ball joints installed. They're side specific.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 249,440
Posted By Cwazywazy
Hey hey, that's an old picture. I took them off...

Hey hey, that's an old picture. I took them off about a week ago.
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