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Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
Also: inlet snorkel is definitely for noise...

Also: inlet snorkel is definitely for noise reduction.

Still having boost control issues. Seems to overshoot the target in low gears (exclusively 1st and 2nd), as if it is sticking closed just a...
Forum: website & board 01-18-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By redblockpowered
100- club rise up. Power corrupts! edit:...

100- club rise up. Power corrupts!

edit: still requires dyno verification. no fake slow cars here
Forum: showroom 01-17-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By redblockpowered
What changed in the mapping with the E85 to make...

What changed in the mapping with the E85 to make that much more power?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
I'm thinking there's a mistake on the injector...

I'm thinking there's a mistake on the injector flow printout and the 410 cc is what they flow at intended operating pressure (3.8 bar in an L67 3800). Honest mistake, still provides more than enough...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,095
Posted By redblockpowered
Hit so hard the tone ring flew out, it looks like!

Hit so hard the tone ring flew out, it looks like!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 36,992
Posted By redblockpowered
Are the adjustable rods factory? I feel like I...

Are the adjustable rods factory? I feel like I have seen them somewhere.

As far as I know, "short" rods came on cars that were originally equipped with 16" wheels.

I redrilled the front bolts...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By redblockpowered
In the US it's highly unlikely (read: impossible)...

In the US it's highly unlikely (read: impossible) to find anything other than a T or M cam in a car. Depending on where you are you may find a car in a junkyard with an IPD cam but I would not hold...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
Update: Fuel pressure 3 bar at idle, so sounds...

Update: Fuel pressure 3 bar at idle, so sounds like about 3.5 bar fuel pressure. That leaves injectors. Perhaps there's something I'm missing but there is no chance the 0280155737 injector, rated at...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
https://i.imgur.com/XF8LLU7l.jpg I cut the...

https://i.imgur.com/XF8LLU7l.jpg

I cut the end off of the original airbox outlet and added a silicone reducer from do88. On the airbox side a little piece of exhaust tubing sits in there for...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 41,997
Posted By redblockpowered
Where'd the washer come from? Another control...

Where'd the washer come from? Another control arm? Pretty interested in doing this.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By redblockpowered
This is mentioned on 240grupp-a.se as well so I...

This is mentioned on 240grupp-a.se as well so I am inclined to believe it. I still wouldn't do it on an engine that isn't almost always running at full throttle.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By redblockpowered
I believe Anthony Hyde says the factory race cars...

I believe Anthony Hyde says the factory race cars did on his site. I'd want a lot of proof this was happening in my specific engine before trying something like this.

And don't think it's a good...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 530,740
Posted By redblockpowered
What are the advantages of an inconel exhaust?

What are the advantages of an inconel exhaust?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By redblockpowered
Mine had the left side bracket already. Just...

Mine had the left side bracket already. Just needed the pedal and hardware.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
Sitrep: Car still disassembled. Whoever installed...

Sitrep: Car still disassembled. Whoever installed the last fuel pump was a tremendous hack. Glad I got to this stuff before anything happened...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By redblockpowered
I would check the input shaft shim to the...

I would check the input shaft shim to the bellhousing to make sure it is within spec (they tend to spin with the input bearing and wear out of spec), and use Redline MTL fluid.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,678
Posted By redblockpowered
Got it. As for brakes I'd probably just make sure...

Got it. As for brakes I'd probably just make sure everything is in good condition with new OEM pads and fluid. The stock brake systems are very good. If you do still want an upgrade Swedbrick sells...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By redblockpowered
I have a 3.73 rear end with my B230FT and M90 and...

I have a 3.73 rear end with my B230FT and M90 and wish for longer gearing every single time I drive my car. Stock 3.31 rear end with the M47 in the 240 feels like an appropriate match. You can always...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,010
Posted By redblockpowered
The panhard rod failed while driving? Scary, and...

The panhard rod failed while driving? Scary, and weird. Maybe it had been overtorqued and compromised at some point?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,278
Posted By redblockpowered
0w20 and 0w40 are completely different animals....

0w20 and 0w40 are completely different animals. Second half of the oil weight determines viscosity at operating temp, first part is viscosity when cold. Theoretically, 0w40 is having your cake and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,678
Posted By redblockpowered
Yes indeed. Have to get my car running again...

Yes indeed. Have to get my car running again first. :lol:

And yes, Mitsubishi stuff is independently balanced so no need to be especially particular about how it goes back together. I was very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,278
Posted By redblockpowered
Switched to M1 0w40 recently in the 944 and 245....

Switched to M1 0w40 recently in the 944 and 245. Both cars still have oil pressure. Seems good.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,678
Posted By redblockpowered
Yes 220-240 crank horsepower should be no problem...

Yes 220-240 crank horsepower should be no problem with a 13C, more boost, and maybe more camshaft as well as a good tune.

My diesel clutch with M90 has been doing fine with ~255 wheel torque but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By redblockpowered
I'm very interested in seeing if anyone here has...

I'm very interested in seeing if anyone here has EGT/AFR per cylinder data to confirm cylinder 3 running lean. I have heard this rumor of the larger injector in #3 in the factory race cars as well...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,079
Posted By redblockpowered
This is one of my favorite new-to-me car peace of...

This is one of my favorite new-to-me car peace of mind things to do.

This car is coming out really nicely!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
https://i.imgur.com/t1BSak4l.jpg The...

https://i.imgur.com/t1BSak4l.jpg

The patient, awaiting surgery. Tape airbox has been present for an absolutely shameful amount of time. I bought the Skandix kit off of FCP (7x) as a part of the...
Forum: website & board 01-04-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,168
Posted By redblockpowered
I donated. The shame of having the pleb silver...

I donated. The shame of having the pleb silver username finally got to me, I need to be blue like the real TB powerusers.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 278,715
Posted By redblockpowered
Oh dear.

Oh dear.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 278,715
Posted By redblockpowered
Is there some sort of camera trick or is that...

Is there some sort of camera trick or is that torque rod broken at the bushing?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 48,026
Posted By redblockpowered
What pads are you using with the XC90 brakes?

What pads are you using with the XC90 brakes?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,027
Posted By redblockpowered
I made 184 at the wheels with a boost controller...

I made 184 at the wheels with a boost controller set to 13 psi, chips (made and sold by me!) and no other mods. Stock injectors are getting fairly well taxed after that.

Injector size is not a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 32,274
Posted By redblockpowered
Are those Volvo tone rings on the LSDs? If not,...

Are those Volvo tone rings on the LSDs? If not, where'd you get them? Cool project!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
It's a 1993 block with squirter, which I...

It's a 1993 block with squirter, which I appreciate. With regard to the bigger turbo and exhaust, this is where I have to put on the "this is my daily driver" hat and show some restraint hahaha. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By redblockpowered
LH 2.4 chips are tuned for a certain injector...

LH 2.4 chips are tuned for a certain injector size. You may have (definitely have) caused a serious lean condition by not using the injectors that the chips were sized for. I would start from square...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
Bought a conical 15G for myself for my birthday....

Bought a conical 15G for myself for my birthday. I have a 16T with a nice angled turbine housing that I grabbed for $40 on eBay too but figured this would be a decent stopgap before I figured out...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 329,895
Posted By redblockpowered
It'd be a shame (for me) to see this project come...

It'd be a shame (for me) to see this project come to an end, but also thinking about driving a car with freshly redone bodywork every day... I get it.

I've certainly learned a lot from this car,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 48,159
Posted By redblockpowered
Very interested in how the CD009 swap goes and...

Very interested in how the CD009 swap goes and how you like it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,408
Posted By redblockpowered
The B21ET and B21FT both use the T cam.

The B21ET and B21FT both use the T cam.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,079
Posted By redblockpowered
Instrument clusters have been my least favorite...

Instrument clusters have been my least favorite part of the 7/9 experience by far. Granted I haven't had to do the heater core yet, and that doesn't seem very fun either. Keep up the good work...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,862
Posted By redblockpowered
If I had both laying around, I'd try both just to...

If I had both laying around, I'd try both just to see. I think I'd start with the K cam, though it may be tough to pass emissions like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 38,843
Posted By redblockpowered
They just need to see the light!

They just need to see the light!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 38,843
Posted By redblockpowered
They don't need friction modifier because the...

They don't need friction modifier because the clutches are not supposed to slip like they do in a clutch-type LSD.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,081
Posted By redblockpowered
Stock brakes, good pads, good fluid, good tires....

Stock brakes, good pads, good fluid, good tires. The braking systems in these cars are good if you take care of them. Autocross doesn't load the brakes very seriously, nor does spirited street...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
I have moved the odometer manually before, so...

I have moved the odometer manually before, so maybe I'm lying and actually at 730k.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,066
Posted By redblockpowered
Yup, KG7. Car didn't like it and it was worth...

Yup, KG7. Car didn't like it and it was worth effectively nothing over the K cam, peak power and RPM included.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 62,769
Posted By redblockpowered
I clearanced the spacers for the cheap KYB...

I clearanced the spacers for the cheap KYB Gas-A-Justs I had in there before but figured these were worth not damaging. The car feels awesome now. Body control is excellent, ride quality is still...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By redblockpowered
Mechanical grip!

Mechanical grip!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,960
Posted By redblockpowered
I think it's still at the stock redline, maybe a...

I think it's still at the stock redline, maybe a little more. This car goes pretty well. Lowering the car can also contribute to traction issues.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 59,792
Posted By redblockpowered
Nice work! What's the suspension setup on...

Nice work!

What's the suspension setup on this car? Same as a few pages back?
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