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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By redblockpowered
May not be slam-dunk proof but definitely in the...

May not be slam-dunk proof but definitely in the vein of what I'd like to see.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By redblockpowered
Looking for documentation of B230 intake badness

Plenty of folks have said the stock intake on B230s flows poorly or can't support such and such amount of power.

Does anyone here have proof? Not necessarily looking for super anal climate...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 623,512
Posted By redblockpowered
God I wish that were me

God I wish that were me
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 251
Posted By redblockpowered
There are black high pressure caps too, if I...

There are black high pressure caps too, if I recall correctly.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 623,512
Posted By redblockpowered
Time to get the Hakkas out.

Time to get the Hakkas out.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By redblockpowered
It depends, PM me!

It depends, PM me!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 65,481
Posted By redblockpowered
These studs weren't so easy either so I guess I...

These studs weren't so easy either so I guess I can see that happening. I do still have the angled housing off of the 16T that will probably go on if/when I move to larger exhaust. It'll need some...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By redblockpowered
Chips in Europe, hmm? Like these ones? ...

Chips in Europe, hmm? Like these ones?

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6146648&postcount=108
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 65,481
Posted By redblockpowered
The housing had two studs, which came out using...

The housing had two studs, which came out using doubled nuts. The holes got drilled out after the studs were unscrewed. I'm running a factory 7cm^2 conical housing. I can't tell if there were two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By redblockpowered
Happy with mine from Injector Rehab.

Happy with mine from Injector Rehab.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 335,544
Posted By redblockpowered
What's the weight savings with the aluminum...

What's the weight savings with the aluminum control arms? I've thought about getting a set.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 28
Views: 1,143
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: 10
Views: 712
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: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 56
Views: 19,285
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: 37,917
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: 850
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: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 43,374
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: 1,283
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: 1,283
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: 537,304
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: 549
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: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 11
Views: 833
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: 28
Views: 2,459
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: 1,148
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: 24,353
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: 1,737
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: 28
Views: 2,459
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: 1,737
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: 28
Views: 2,459
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: 1,283
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: 35,042
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: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 15,115
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: 283,304
Posted By redblockpowered
Oh dear.

Oh dear.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 283,304
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: 49,386
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: 2,550
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: 71
Views: 33,094
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: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 112
Views: 65,481
Posted By redblockpowered
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
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: 112
Views: 65,481
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: 501
Views: 335,544
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: 48,793
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: 2,519
Posted By redblockpowered
The B21ET and B21FT both use the T cam.

The B21ET and B21FT both use the T cam.
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