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Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By linuxman51
yeah it needs that. I've gotten them to work...

yeah it needs that. I've gotten them to work without it, but they work a lot better with it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-04-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By linuxman51
oh no. bypass the "universal conditioner" and get...

oh no. bypass the "universal conditioner" and get a max chip based conditioner that can take normal 5v pullup inputs. I had no end of problems with the built-in circuits using logic level inputs.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-04-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By linuxman51
change your tdc angle to get the timing to line up

change your tdc angle to get the timing to line up
Forum: events 01-02-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
I updated the first post with the zoom link

I updated the first post with the zoom link
Forum: events 01-02-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
audio is not yet working on my end, so hit the...

audio is not yet working on my end, so hit the chat if you want to talk to me. I'll work it out after we sort this misterbitchi out on the roller
Forum: events 01-02-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
kicked it off, see if yall can join. gotta car on...

kicked it off, see if yall can join. gotta car on the dyno right now
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-01-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By linuxman51
you can send it back to diy for repair.

you can send it back to diy for repair.
Forum: events 12-30-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
i'ma do it. if we hate it we can change it.

i'ma do it. if we hate it we can change it.
Forum: events 12-29-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
hahahahahahaha. I'll get the work computer set up...

hahahahahahaha. I'll get the work computer set up and flip a coin on it.
Forum: events 12-28-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
I would have a bit more control over zoom, and...

I would have a bit more control over zoom, and could make it open (i.e. I ain't gotta click admit for errrbody). the client is fairly light weight (and there's a browser only version as well, kinda...
Forum: events 12-28-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
splurged and paid for a zoom account to...

splurged and paid for a zoom account to facilitate meetings, we can flip the link over to that if folks would like
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,180
Views: 956,638
Posted By linuxman51
Alright, nothing like putting a weekend's worth...

Alright, nothing like putting a weekend's worth of work off for 3 months (been too busy honestly).

washed the car and yanked the trans this weekend (also replaced the brake lines in the back, need...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By linuxman51
the conversion for those tires is 275x50x15, but...

the conversion for those tires is 275x50x15, but 50 is way too short of a sidewall for what they actually are. probably closer to a 275 or 265 x 70 or so.

the wheels are ford mustang wheels, I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By linuxman51
depends on ride height and other things. these...

depends on ride height and other things.
these would clear with a little trimming and less spacer thickness (right now I believe the adapters are 25mm but I can't recall off the top of my head),...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,922
Posted By linuxman51
on the blue car I put the whole trans in after...

on the blue car I put the whole trans in after making sure the clutch was centered up. HF atv jack makes for a decent transmission jack if you're working with jackstands and such (which I was). some...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By linuxman51
hasn't been a problem for me at 8000 rpms and...

hasn't been a problem for me at 8000 rpms and over 500whp

*stock bolts that is
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-08-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,671
Posted By linuxman51
at this stage in the game, if you're not going to...

at this stage in the game, if you're not going to upgrade to an ms3 based system, there is no actual reason to run a v3 or 3.57 over a microsquirt regardless of whatever axe rick has to grind against...
Forum: events 12-05-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
yep we're doin the dang thing, come on

yep we're doin the dang thing, come on
Forum: events 12-05-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
aight, so I'm gonna kick it off at around 4:30...

aight, so I'm gonna kick it off at around 4:30 heebtime, but I won't be participating right away. something about santa and my presence being required for optimal covid super-spreading. I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By linuxman51
it's not impossible to do the repair without...

it's not impossible to do the repair without removing the pump and od unit, but it's also not as easy as presented here. you'll want a couple mallets to work the bellhousing off over the pump, and...
Forum: events 12-03-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
I have a better mic and new web cam for this one!...

I have a better mic and new web cam for this one! but no new computer in the shop yet :/
Forum: events 11-07-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
no try again, I still haven't seen you pop up? ...

no try again, I still haven't seen you pop up?

https://meet.google.com/qqj-ujff-dfp
Forum: events 11-07-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
tom is running it in the shop

tom is running it in the shop
Forum: events 11-07-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
ok I don't see you, hit it again if you're not in

ok I don't see you, hit it again if you're not in
Forum: showroom 11-06-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,696
Posted By linuxman51
whoever it always was. :Shrug:

whoever it always was. :Shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,851
Posted By linuxman51
always good to see the swedes raising the bar :)

always good to see the swedes raising the bar :)
Forum: events 11-03-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
**** I think I set a google reminder for it,...

**** I think I set a google reminder for it, lemme check
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,388
Posted By linuxman51
they don't really kill power either as long as...

they don't really kill power either as long as they're sized reasonably and not clogged full of ****
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-02-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By linuxman51
that's really old, but... mostly still the same....

that's really old, but... mostly still the same. You'll be using the crank sensor (3 wires) instead of a hall-effect distributor. for the spark output, just connect ign1 straight to the trigger pin...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By linuxman51
I can get any of mine to idle there (I can get em...

I can get any of mine to idle there (I can get em to idle elsewhere as well usually. with and without an idle valve), but sometimes it takes more work than it's worth.

I would do this: adjust your...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 655,917
Posted By linuxman51
if it's 70 all the time it's in failsafe mode,...

if it's 70 all the time it's in failsafe mode, i.e. the sensor is bad or the wiring has an issue. ms2 stuff has that baked in, I thought ms3 didn't though. I'd have to go look at one of the cars to...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,899
Posted By linuxman51
believe so. I'll find some other means to send up...

believe so. I'll find some other means to send up smoke signals if I've lost it.
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,899
Posted By linuxman51
it's funny, I was looking at that same subframe...

it's funny, I was looking at that same subframe setup about 2 weeks ago (it's probably still open in one of my 47 tabs actually). I may hit you up one afternoon/evening/whatever & talk about that guy.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By linuxman51
it'd be more than 3 wires, but it wouldn't be...

it'd be more than 3 wires, but it wouldn't be much. you'd need the map sensor, a 3 wire distributor (or lock out the vr input in the b21 distro, either or), and an ignition module with it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,733
Posted By linuxman51
I'd think that'd be fine

I'd think that'd be fine
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,733
Posted By linuxman51
I doubt I'll go that small. I have appearances to...

I doubt I'll go that small. I have appearances to maintain and such.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,733
Posted By linuxman51
I'm probably going to get a couple sleeved back...

I'm probably going to get a couple sleeved back stock for various purposes, it's easier than trying to dig up replacement engines anymore, and having known quantities would be nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,362
Posted By linuxman51
cheap and engine dyno normally don't go together,...

cheap and engine dyno normally don't go together, neither does cheap and cylinder pressure monitoring (although it's been some time since I've looked at anything that can do that)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,110
Posted By linuxman51
the limiter on the gold car is around 8400,...

the limiter on the gold car is around 8400, hasn't been a problem yet and I don't forsee any issues with it. Stock F pistons, hbeam rods.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,585
Posted By linuxman51
A+ for sure on this one, sticking with the stock...

A+ for sure on this one, sticking with the stock ecu or getting something aftermarket?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,887
Posted By linuxman51
did you take the boost controller off? some of...

did you take the boost controller off? some of the cheap boost controllers... well, don't.
Forum: events 10-03-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,364
Posted By linuxman51
nooooo

nooooo
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,199
Posted By linuxman51
post a pic of the plugs if you've got one

post a pic of the plugs if you've got one
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,199
Posted By linuxman51
are you using the turbo ECU and EZK?

are you using the turbo ECU and EZK?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,445
Posted By linuxman51
nice

nice
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,242
Posted By linuxman51
bottom half is here, along with the fuel rail....

bottom half is here, along with the fuel rail. woohoo! still a while til the swap happens (need to sort out what has to change, probably have to get an aftermarket throttle cable-nbd, intercooler...
Forum: website & board 09-17-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,154
Posted By linuxman51
no

no
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,268
Posted By linuxman51
interesting

interesting
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-15-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,310
Posted By linuxman51
the modules usually take the heat alright, the...

the modules usually take the heat alright, the coils... well they'll explode, so if you haven't leaked black ooze out of the top, you should be ok for now lol
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,180
Views: 956,638
Posted By linuxman51
trans jack is here, brake lines are here, new...

trans jack is here, brake lines are here, new converter adapter is ordered (another bespoke piece. lol. not really, just a different material) need to get the new alternator on the R and wrap that up...
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