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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Stiggy Pop
I just kept finding any sort of "bristle" was...

I just kept finding any sort of "bristle" was just spreading the soft stuff around and loading itself up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By Stiggy Pop
My car was like a mixed bag, some of it was dry,...

My car was like a mixed bag, some of it was dry, some of it was still gooey tar. The dried out stuff I made tracks with my little harbor freight pneumatic scraper. A needle scaler was also good for...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 621,208
Posted By Stiggy Pop
it's like a dang Silver Spur in there.

it's like a dang Silver Spur in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Ha! I spent WEEKS soaked in that stuff ten years...

Ha! I spent WEEKS soaked in that stuff ten years ago when I stripped my car down. Scraped every last inch of that stuff by hand. I stank of it.

Kerosene is best. It's much cleaner to work with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,010
Posted By Stiggy Pop
honestly a hilarious image to me, someone getting...

honestly a hilarious image to me, someone getting into a 40 year old ****box with all this instrumentation. "mmm yes see here, the problem is this is an economy car from 1975"
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If the chamber is modified no one can really...

If the chamber is modified no one can really answer this question for you, there's too many variables. My machine shop charges like $10 to pour a hole, which would be the best way to get a real...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Stiggy Pop
color me skeptical

color me skeptical
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had an HX35 on a thoroughly done setup,...

I had an HX35 on a thoroughly done setup, manifolds, pretty serious head and cam, and max boost was at 3,800rpm. Sure it can make some boost at 3,500, but max? I'd be interested to see that data log....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Stiggy Pop
what engine management? What are you looking for...

what engine management? What are you looking for out of the bigger turbo/what are the goals? Is it an interim turbo for a car you're going to continue to build, or do you think this is the setup...
Forum: website & board 01-17-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By Stiggy Pop
No one cares about ls swap hp. Is it 1000?...

No one cares about ls swap hp.

Is it 1000? No? Nobody cares.
Forum: showroom 01-17-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Who’s nick?

Who’s nick?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,268
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I wouldn’t consider engine management or wiring...

I wouldn’t consider engine management or wiring as part of the cost of “building an engine”, that’s a separate column, but if those are the rules...

~applies filters to spreadsheet~

$19,115.44
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 92,797
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Were the fresh air intakes blocked off by '83?...

Were the fresh air intakes blocked off by '83? I've always been tempted to use that real estate but with the kick panel vents open and the rear quarter windows popped out so much nice air moves...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,010
Posted By Stiggy Pop
honestly my transmission is really fairly quiet....

honestly my transmission is really fairly quiet. It's the ****box volvo it's attached too that vibrates at 3k rpm
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 535,120
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I can certainly understand why you made the...

I can certainly understand why you made the comments elsewhere that this is a "motor swap only a mother could love". I'm glad you guys are taking it on.

I've been interested in the additive...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 93,599
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:nod: And it fits like a glove!

:nod: And it fits like a glove!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 93,599
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'm not sure if you're looking for opinions on...

I'm not sure if you're looking for opinions on the color but I'm compelled to offer that I think the Polestar Blue is really just not right for this car. It's so bright, very modern... I just feel...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 468,408
Posted By Stiggy Pop
???? (you made me go back and catch up on...

????

(you made me go back and catch up on your thread now you gotta answer to it)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,010
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Sorry haven’t been keeping up. It’s out in the...

Sorry haven’t been keeping up. It’s out in the garage I’ll weigh it tomorrow.

Yeah may go on earlier but won’t drive again until the thaw.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 468,408
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I moved into my place, filled the garage with my...

I moved into my place, filled the garage with my cars and crap, and continue to work on cars in my Dad's garage down the road :rofl:

Good move to get it set up up front, I'm really wanting a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 468,408
Posted By Stiggy Pop
missed this car. Your garage... whoo boy. I...

missed this car.

Your garage... whoo boy. I covet.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 578,478
Posted By Stiggy Pop
haha yes exactly! I kept wondering if regular...

haha yes exactly! I kept wondering if regular carpenters use Mitutoyo calipers on their deck as much as I did :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,748
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I'm using a .700 on my Tilton setup. Tate...

I'm using a .700 on my Tilton setup.

Tate copied me :p
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 578,478
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've been taking a break from cars and have found...

I've been taking a break from cars and have found enjoyment in applying the skills I learned through car builds to different disciplines.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,272
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I think you will clear that 300 mark by a good...

I think you will clear that 300 mark by a good margin, then! Redblocks are a lot of fun with that kind of investment.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,272
Posted By Stiggy Pop
This is probably the best option for a drop-in...

This is probably the best option for a drop-in long block. Rest of the drivetrain is reasonably easy to figure out.

IMO getting any kinda 'built' engine for 300whp and a t5 swap done at shop rates...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 429,601
Posted By Stiggy Pop
https://i.imgur.com/Yq9Ozm9.gif

https://i.imgur.com/Yq9Ozm9.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 546,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
yup, mine came from my father in law :lol: the...

yup, mine came from my father in law :lol: the traditional passage of the orange clamps I guess.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 546,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
looks good. Do you have a metal brake or have...

looks good. Do you have a metal brake or have those pieces bent for you? I also like your welding table, I really need to make one of those.




Hey I'm using those same clamps on my deck right...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,709
Posted By Stiggy Pop
here's my head with 48/40 valves from Ferrea as a...

here's my head with 48/40 valves from Ferrea as a reference, head is heavily ported and shaped.

https://i.imgur.com/59IeIByh.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By Stiggy Pop
:nod: plus they look great in the newer dashes...

:nod: plus they look great in the newer dashes next to a full complement of round 52mm aux gauges. Be sure to install LED bulbs with no dimmer.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,261
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Their stage 3 cam.. 12.4mm lift or something like...

Their stage 3 cam.. 12.4mm lift or something like that? I'd like to try something different but don't really have any complaints with the cam.

My head has the spring seats machined ~.060". The...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 578,478
Posted By Stiggy Pop
It's important to take breaks and shift the focus...

It's important to take breaks and shift the focus and energy to other things periodically.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,261
Posted By Stiggy Pop
stock size valves? What's your seat pressure and...

stock size valves? What's your seat pressure and pressure over the nose? What lift on the cam?

Probing because I'd agree with Culbertson, don't worry about the bottom end but think about the head.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,682
Posted By Stiggy Pop
mounts look good! I want to hang by b230 from the...

mounts look good! I want to hang by b230 from the frame like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,261
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I was floating the valves in my RSI stage 2 head...

I was floating the valves in my RSI stage 2 head hitting a 7k rpm limiter. Actual spring pressures when measured with my install height and cam were barely above stock. I'd check everything they did.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 30,010
Posted By Stiggy Pop
go way back in TB time and look for posts by...

go way back in TB time and look for posts by odinthewanderer regarding this issue, he was fighting it back in 2010. He had a very well thought out car with a brand new $2500 hopped up t5z from modern...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,267
Posted By Stiggy Pop
It’s torquey, very smooth, sounds decent... it...

It’s torquey, very smooth, sounds decent... it would be so nice in a brick!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,267
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I’ve sniffed up this tree and there really...

I’ve sniffed up this tree and there really doesn’t seem to be any reasonable path
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,558
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Interested to see the numbers on the manifold....

Interested to see the numbers on the manifold. I've done a same day, back-to-back on my car with a stock intake and the Nathan plenum and it certainly feels like a complete game changer over 4k
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,227
Posted By Stiggy Pop
oof

oof
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,227
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I had your back! :-P

I had your back! :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,227
Posted By Stiggy Pop
If I add up all iterations of my engine to it's...

If I add up all iterations of my engine to it's current draft, pull in all those nitty gritty parts we forget about (watch that AN hose column add up)... now remember it's my first engine build and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,227
Posted By Stiggy Pop
C6 Z is the 505hp LS7. LS engines have...

C6 Z is the 505hp LS7.

LS engines have character like redblock variations too. My dad's had a fleet. 6.2 in the Denali that feels like a big truck motor. Had a C5 Z with the LS6. Just sold his C6...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,227
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Mine's a decent argument against it considering...

Mine's a decent argument against it considering the cost, but I also spent a LOT of that money on like the last 10% of improvements.

Yeah but that's Tate's opinion, can we really trust it? Such a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,227
Posted By Stiggy Pop
there's a lot of different ways to skin a cat....

there's a lot of different ways to skin a cat. Put me in the "a nasty 8v sounds better" camp. I've never considered a 16v swap; I'd just put a different engine in it at that point.

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Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 546,365
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I've had the harbor freight metal brake on my...

I've had the harbor freight metal brake on my list for a while for projects like these. https://www.harborfreight.com/36-in-metal-brake-with-stand-62518.html
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 388,929
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks! Nope didn't have to clearance the bezel...

Thanks! Nope didn't have to clearance the bezel to get them in.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 388,929
Posted By Stiggy Pop
Thanks guys. Petrolicious usually features more...

Thanks guys. Petrolicious usually features more swanky cars so I thought it was in good company. I met up with Alex (who was driving a european import 190e cosworth) a YEAR ago, so it's been a long...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 388,929
Posted By Stiggy Pop
I have done a few things with the car this year,...

I have done a few things with the car this year, so I'll have to make a small project update. But for now, something I'm pretty excited about (and was a long time coming). Not bad for a $400 barn...
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