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Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Nickagriffin
Yeah that's what I think I'm going to do

Yeah that's what I think I'm going to do
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By Nickagriffin
No, I have the LH2.4 dogdish.

No, I have the LH2.4 dogdish.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By Nickagriffin
affordable T5 clutch options

Hey all, I'm finally doing the T5 swap on my 240 but I'm trying to cut some costs. Is the yoshifab stage 2 my best option? I'm probably pushing just over 200whp now and aiming for 250-300 in the next...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By Nickagriffin
Alright thanks for all the info guys, I'll...

Alright thanks for all the info guys, I'll probably just get new metallic pads, new rotors, and flush with some good DOT4 fluid. Might do braided lines, greenstuff pads, and some ducting if I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By Nickagriffin
What if I dont wanna quit driving like a moron?...

What if I dont wanna quit driving like a moron? :lol:

Good to know about the RX7 junk tho, heard they shed heat better but I guess Cadillac or nothing?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By Nickagriffin
Good to know! I'll probably end up taking my...

Good to know! I'll probably end up taking my brick out at VIR at some point since I work there sometimes, so it's nice knowing that the stock calipers can hold their own during track use.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By Nickagriffin
Don't last long meaning brake fade or short...

Don't last long meaning brake fade or short lifespan?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Nickagriffin
Just wanted to update this incase someone has a...

Just wanted to update this incase someone has a similar problem, it was the O-rings again. Once changed, the oil pressure is back at 60psi cold and 20psi minimum when hot. This time, the o-ring didnt...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By Nickagriffin
Will I kill myself if I don't upgrade my brakes?

All jokes aside, I have been working the clapped out stock brakes on my 240+T a little too hard. I've never had any serious brake fade, but the stories scare me. :rofl:

My original plan was to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Nickagriffin
Well I think it's the transfer tube o rings...

Well I think it's the transfer tube o rings again. Does anyone know how to prevent this from happening??? I replaced the crappy ones I used with some nice OEM ones from FCP Euro and I put some RTV on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Nickagriffin
Well I changed the oil with some synthetic blend...

Well I changed the oil with some synthetic blend 10w-40 but it still only reads about 20psi of oil pressure cold at idle and it seems to max out at like 55-60 psi at 5-6k rpms. Do these numbers seem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Nickagriffin
Okay, I won’t drive it until the oil is changed....

Okay, I won’t drive it until the oil is changed. I spent a while on the tune the other day so it should be much better now. Thanks for the input all, I’ll make sure to report back the results
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Nickagriffin
Now it only really gets too rich at higher rpms...

Now it only really gets too rich at higher rpms but those spots are getting worked out slowly but surely. And yea, AFR read like 9.5 or less.

I have a bosch mechanical gauge so no sender necessary...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Nickagriffin
Yeah, I do. It was originally super rich...

Yeah, I do. It was originally super rich especially at higher rpms but I got it reasonable now. Still gets really rich in some spots.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Nickagriffin
Low oil pressure and smells of gas

Hey all,

My oil pressure has been a little low lately. 9psi minimum at very hot idle (95 degrees outside) and about 20psi at idle cold. The pressure goes up with rpms but I think it's a little...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-05-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
I changed the hardware latency! That's what made...

I changed the hardware latency! That's what made it stop retarding.



Also, I read through that old thread, spark table looks familiar :rofl:
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-04-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Here's my new spark table, the one from Dirty...

Here's my new spark table, the one from Dirty Rick was a good start, but gave me a lot of ping (as you guys said it would). 90volvo - thanks for sharing yours too, I used a bunch of elements of it to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-04-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Making progress! Got the ignition to stop...

Making progress! Got the ignition to stop retarding at higher rpms but it made that spark table produce some pinging :( I'll back it off a few degrees under boost and see if that helps. I think my...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Hey all, I readjusted my #1 tooth angle today...

Hey all, I readjusted my #1 tooth angle today after switching to falling edge. It was advanced a good bit. It also seems like it starts to retard at higher rpms but my cheap harbor freight timing...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
So I changed a few things. I set the crank...

So I changed a few things. I set the crank capture to falling edge and also found out that my injector size was put in wrong and changed it and the required fuel with the calculator. It's still...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-31-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
I think the flow rating for the injectors is put...

I think the flow rating for the injectors is put in correctly, but some of the TB guys on another form were saying that I should just toy around with req fuel until it read reasonable numbers. I had...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-31-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
I’ve heard that if my required fuel is wrong then...

I’ve heard that if my required fuel is wrong then it can make the duty cycle above 100. Im using the stock NA FPR (2.5 bar i think?) and 850 turbo orange injectors. It never leans out under lots of...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-31-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
I changed the link sharing settings, should...

I changed the link sharing settings, should hopefully work now. I thought the tune was helping the cutting out problem but it did it for a little at like 3k rpms today. Wondering now if its noise...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
And here is the current MSQ ...

And here is the current MSQ

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gNOk_gXFOwRPxModa6rIWBksZWkW4FBa/view?usp=sharing
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Here's the link to the mlg file ...

Here's the link to the mlg file

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1C7i84c1GbbigLGV7v_5sxsr-eYr75nf2/view?usp=sharing
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
So I adjusted my #1 tooth angle until the timing...

So I adjusted my #1 tooth angle until the timing light read 10 degrees advanced when fixed at that. I went out an tested it, but it was the same problem. I got the log this time, and I saw that my...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Here's my spark table for reference. Copied it...

Here's my spark table for reference. Copied it from another TB'er for a baseline. https://i.imgur.com/Yt32Yni.png
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Thanks for the advice. I reduced the fueling some...

Thanks for the advice. I reduced the fueling some but it's still happening. I think its a timing issue now but not sure how to check. I heard that one way is to set timing to fixed 10 degrees...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-27-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Another thing to note is that my tune is super...

Another thing to note is that my tune is super rich, like below 10 afr in some spots. Could this be making it break up? Its hard to get the fueling adjusted at those higher rpms since it cuts out so...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-27-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Noise filter is already off and limiter was set...

Noise filter is already off and limiter was set to 6000 rpm, fuel cut only, and spark retard mode set to progressive retard.

Does that all seem right?

Nick
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-27-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
So I got the car running and driving decently,...

So I got the car running and driving decently, but I'm having some issues. It tends to cut out above 4k rpms but it doesn't up the sync-loss counter when that happens. Additionally, I was getting...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-23-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Thanks for the info. I got everything wired up...

Thanks for the info. I got everything wired up and my sensor seem to be reading correctly. The car starts if I give it some throttle but will die without any. I can keep it running when I hold the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-18-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
Thanks! That's a lot of helpful info. I saw...

Thanks! That's a lot of helpful info.

I saw that they used a GM CLT sensor. Do I need one or can I use the stock bosch one?

Nick
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-18-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,613
Posted By Nickagriffin
LH 2.4 to Microsquirt

Hey all, I'm deep into my microsquirt project right now and I have some questions.

How should I wire up the CPS? I understand that I need a pullup resistor but how to I decide which wire is signal...
Forum: showroom 06-08-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,056
Posted By Nickagriffin
I ended up getting 20mm adapters in the front and...

I ended up getting 20mm adapters in the front and 25mm rear. I also got a cheap fender roller and with a little elbow grease I got them to fit pretty nicely without messing with the axle position at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By Nickagriffin
This seemed to help a lot. The wideband numbers...

This seemed to help a lot. The wideband numbers were about the same as before but maybe the computer adjusted the timing? Idk but I'll drive on it some more and see if the problem comes back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By Nickagriffin
Weird hesitation after timing belt slip

Hey all,

When turning up the boost about a week ago my timing belt slipped and the car ran horribly until I put it back where it was supposed to be. Now it's running alright, but it's acting like...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By Nickagriffin
^^ This. Sorry shouldve specified

^^ This. Sorry shouldve specified
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
Posted By Nickagriffin
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By Nickagriffin
Used a breaker bar to push against the backside,...

Used a breaker bar to push against the backside, but only a little. Can still turn it about 75 degrees with my hand instead of the normal 90 degrees.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By Nickagriffin
I retensioned it relatively recently, definitely...

I retensioned it relatively recently, definitely a while after I replaced it. Anyways, I put it back on with a little more tension and it seems to be holding better now.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By Nickagriffin
Makes sense. Do you know if the round belts and...

Makes sense. Do you know if the round belts and pulleys are any more secure?

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By Nickagriffin
Just checked. Definitely replaced it but I used a...

Just checked. Definitely replaced it but I used a cheap IPD one
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By Nickagriffin
I'm not positive but I think I changed it when I...

I'm not positive but I think I changed it when I rebuilt the engine last year. Probably like 3000 miles since then. The timing gears probably have like 250k on them if I had to guess. I just thought...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By Nickagriffin
Skipped timing teeth under load

Hey all,

I scoured the forums for an answer to this but couldn't find anything. I was doing a WOT pull today at about 15lbs (13c) and the timing belt skipped a tooth. I've never heard of this...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,689
Posted By Nickagriffin
Thanks all!

Thanks all!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,689
Posted By Nickagriffin
Wideband noob

Hey all. I'm trying to answer the age old question - How much PSI can a stock engine take? I got a wideband to figure out the limit but was wondering what values are still safe. Is anything below...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
Posted By Nickagriffin
Thanks I was wondering how to do that. And...

Thanks I was wondering how to do that.

And thanks for the input!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
Posted By Nickagriffin
Mysterious Connector Drivers Side (240)

Hey all,

There's an empty connector on the drivers side that looks like this

https://i.imgur.com/unVO1fRl.jpg

Not sure what it goes to but the bottom has four "openings" in a cross pattern....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,991
Posted By Nickagriffin
Reason I said that was I found a kit with almost...

Reason I said that was I found a kit with almost everything here on TB. If it was local it would end up being pretty cheap
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