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Forum: showroom 09-15-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 56,220
Posted By Dirty Rick
Did my first X at Keiser stadium in Oct. Second...

Did my first X at Keiser stadium in Oct.
Second event postponed due to the air quality.
See you at Evergreen Air Museum on Oct 4th?

https://i.postimg.cc/s2jxDk0P/mini.jpg
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-25-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By Dirty Rick
I don't think that is a licensed MS2 derivative,...

I don't think that is a licensed MS2 derivative, if so it is not legal to use B&G or MSextra firmware on it.

http://www.msextra.com/doc/pdf/licenses.pdf
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-04-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,450
Posted By Dirty Rick
Pump Premium gas, 20psi boost from a 3071, (0...

Pump Premium gas, 20psi boost from a 3071, (0 overlap) turbo cam by Elgin, Stock Pistons and headgasket.
It's been running for over a year like that.

E85 from the gas station is not consistent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By Dirty Rick
Carbon Knock? = Squish too tight

Carbon Knock? = Squish too tight
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,658
Posted By Dirty Rick
I have been told that the offset (staggered)...

I have been told that the offset (staggered) mufflers reduce drone better than straight through.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,450
Posted By Dirty Rick
NOTE: When the trigger edge is changed the...

NOTE: When the trigger edge is changed the trigger angle offset needs to be reset to realign the spark table.

Changing the capture edge can offset the timing by as much as 20°.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 226,033
Posted By Dirty Rick
A big rosebud torch and a rag full of water..... ...

A big rosebud torch and a rag full of water.....


How many torques is that center section good for?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-01-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,450
Posted By Dirty Rick
Here is my spark table from a 2 valve redblock. ...

Here is my spark table from a 2 valve redblock.

https://i.postimg.cc/YqMr2FTC/Screen-Shot-2019-05-21-at-8-47-17-PM.png

It's not finely polished but a good start.

PM me an email address and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Posted By Dirty Rick
The Googles aren't finding anything but Robt...

The Googles aren't finding anything but Robt Jacksons (spit) surfer flares.

Looking for wide body ideas for 122 wagon.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Posted By Dirty Rick
Box flares 122 Estate

Has anyone done box flares on a 122 estate?

Thoughts, ideas, and links or Photoshop'd pics welcome.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,063
Posted By Dirty Rick
If I understand it correctly. When you use...

If I understand it correctly. When you use sequential or Semi-sequential the code ignores the Squirts variable.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,930
Posted By Dirty Rick
RC750's

RC750's
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,614
Posted By Dirty Rick
A 3076 should easily get you into the "needs...

A 3076 should easily get you into the "needs water/methanol injection" zone, and that is just silly for the street.
Forum: showroom 04-30-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By Dirty Rick
Mine are happily dealing with 20# of boost... ...

Mine are happily dealing with 20# of boost...

It was cheaper to buy a new set of rods than get the old ones re-bushed.
Can you do destructive testing on those rods?
The rods that were in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By Dirty Rick
Another thing that could be a problem is if you...

Another thing that could be a problem is if you have installed high output bulbs.

There is a guy that sells a kit to take the headlight load off the dash wiring.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,807
Posted By Dirty Rick
That's how the Yoshi adapter seals, locktite

That's how the Yoshi adapter seals, locktite
Forum: events 04-21-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,958
Posted By Dirty Rick
Probably better that way.....

Probably better that way.....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-20-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By Dirty Rick
It is a FET driver for a logic level coil like a...

It is a FET driver for a logic level coil like a VW wasted spark smart coil.

See 5.3.1.3 Logic spark outputs - FET driver method in the MSExtra Hardware manual
(the only manual you should be...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,644
Posted By Dirty Rick
Heck I'm already doing that, Maxspeed rods at...

Heck I'm already doing that, Maxspeed rods at 20psi! :cool:

They were cheaper and quicker that getting the old rods re-bushed.

I found some real bad poo poo on the old rods (I don't know who...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,976
Posted By Dirty Rick
Check cam belt/timing?

Check cam belt/timing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Dirty Rick
I tested all the sensors before installing the...

I tested all the sensors before installing the system.
All measured in spec.

All indications at this point it appears the Programmer vacuum regulator is not happy. since everything around it...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Dirty Rick
Post your MSQ over on the Extra Forum for...

Post your MSQ over on the Extra Forum for analysis.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'd look at the muffler/convertor/undersized...

I'd look at the muffler/convertor/undersized exhaust.

Make sure you are not jamming 200hp thru a 100hp pipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,467
Posted By Dirty Rick
That lip is the seal and keeps the fire away from...

That lip is the seal and keeps the fire away from the outer edge of the flange.
I would not do anything to the surfaces except remove any previous gasket remains.
Maybe lightly stone it to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,467
Posted By Dirty Rick
Yoshi sells a #10 AN adapter that fits the block...

Yoshi sells a #10 AN adapter that fits the block and APT sells the other end that mounts to the turbo.
A foot of #10 hose and 2 hose ends rounds out the parts list.
I added 2 of the heat resistant...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,467
Posted By Dirty Rick
If your turbine housing has the matching step in...

If your turbine housing has the matching step in it there is no reason to flatten the manifold.

You cant just pull a flat turbine housing up to that raised circle as it will warp the housing when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Dirty Rick
If I disconnect the vacuum line to the programmer...

If I disconnect the vacuum line to the programmer diaphragm it will go to max AC.

Do I have to heat the interior temp sensor with a hair dryer to trick the control system?

Turning the temp knob...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,467
Posted By Dirty Rick
You don't have to mill the manifold flat. ...

You don't have to mill the manifold flat.

https://www.atpturbo.com (https://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=tp&Product_Code=ATP-FLS-051&Category_Code=FLGOther)

I also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Dirty Rick
This is an Automatic Climate Control system not a...

This is an Automatic Climate Control system not a Manual or an Electronic Climate Control.
It is a stump stupid electro-mechanical pinball machine equivalent control system

You can disable the AC...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,063
Posted By Dirty Rick
MS settings takes care of this for you. ...

MS settings takes care of this for you.

First of all you must have a locked dist (welded or whatever)
You time the rotor so it is centered on the #1 post of the cap at 25°before, then lock down...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By Dirty Rick
The fitting is metric and has been used on many...

The fitting is metric and has been used on many German cars since the days of CIS.

That fitting is the factory inlet, the factory regulator connected to the other end of the fuel rail.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-06-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,530
Posted By Dirty Rick
I have mounted IAT sensor in the end of a cone...

I have mounted IAT sensor in the end of a cone filter....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By Dirty Rick
I use LC-2's and they seem to have a built in...

I use LC-2's and they seem to have a built in 30-45 second delay on startup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Dirty Rick
84 760 acc?

Got the heater core and blower motor in, recharged the AC and that is happy now.

But I have a question I haven't found an answer to yet.

This is ACC not ECC

Can you force it to Max AC I...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-31-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By Dirty Rick
That's why I don't like MicroSquirts, MS2 or...

That's why I don't like MicroSquirts,

MS2 or better.....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Dirty Rick
Bad idea. Must be smoking High Grade.... ...

Bad idea. Must be smoking High Grade....

Leave the 300 in the F150

and boost the B21.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-31-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By Dirty Rick
The other benefits are, adjustable rev...

The other benefits are,
adjustable rev limiter,
Launch control,
Flat shifting,
adjustable idle speed control,
electric fan control,
table switching,
nitrous control,
Idle advance...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By Dirty Rick
The I/J scraper I had, came with a Teflon edge...

The I/J scraper I had, came with a Teflon edge that was sort of sacrificial.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,388
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'd buy a needle bearing for a 5.0 then machine a...

I'd buy a needle bearing for a 5.0 then machine a whiteblock pilot to fit the 5.0 bearing?
or make a sleeve to hold the bearing with a .0015 press fit for the bearing and the crank.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,604
Posted By Dirty Rick
Watch out using a MLS gasket, the stock turbo...

Watch out using a MLS gasket, the stock turbo pistons may stick up out of the block!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,723
Posted By Dirty Rick
I posted the cam card for that Elgin cam. You...

I posted the cam card for that Elgin cam.
You will notice " valve overlap = 0° " You won't find that in a non-turbo cam.
That cam has a butter smooth idle and a huge percentage of my tuning time...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,723
Posted By Dirty Rick
Elgin Cams made the cam for the B230 I am playing...

Elgin Cams made the cam for the B230 I am playing with. # B21-turbo

It did this with an automatic and 20#!

https://i.postimg.cc/N0Qg8JC8/bushing.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,063
Posted By Dirty Rick
Move the battery to the trunk and you can put a...

Move the battery to the trunk and you can put a swirl pot where the battery was.

No matter which way you do it you will need a return line to the tank.
This is to purge air from the fuel and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,129
Posted By Dirty Rick
How much boost will a PVR take? :cool:

How much boost will a PVR take? :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,856
Posted By Dirty Rick
If they run them it is because the rules prohibit...

If they run them it is because the rules prohibit dual master cylinders.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,856
Posted By Dirty Rick
Dual diagonal systems are for safety freaks. ...

Dual diagonal systems are for safety freaks.

Dual master systems with a balance bar are for performance.

Adjustable brake proportioning valves Suck Balls.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-16-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dirty Rick
Do not buy a v2.2 board. Or a MS1. It is...

Do not buy a v2.2 board. Or a MS1. It is prehistoric and ancient tech. No ignition output provisions (it was made for fuel only installs), does not support MS2 features, noise issues, no upgrade...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-16-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dirty Rick
Don't even consider a MSNS. <<<<DarkAges ...

Don't even consider a MSNS. <<<<DarkAges

You want MS2 hardware and MSExtra firmware or better yet a MS3.

Be aware that the hardware comes from B&G, but the firmware B&G offers is older than...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-16-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dirty Rick
If you don't know the difference now, either way...

If you don't know the difference now, either way will be the same amount of difficulty. (Learning curve)

I like the Megasquirt solution because it is more transparent, adjustable, modifiable, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By Dirty Rick
You could measure the current the pump is...

You could measure the current the pump is drawing.
Or unplug the pump in the back and see if it still blows the fuse.

If it blows the fuse when you plug the pump back in that would indicate your...
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