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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
I've seen them online but haven't had one in...

I've seen them online but haven't had one in hand, would be interesting to test.



the stock intercooler was in the middle of the pressure at the inlet (Which makes sense regarding where it...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
better than the grade I have in it (I didn't take...

better than the grade I have in it (I didn't take it ;) )
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
So I think you're in the weeds here, and I'm not...

So I think you're in the weeds here, and I'm not mad or upset about any of the comments, working through the process lends to better understanding. The intent of the test was to see and/or "Verify"...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
you're not really saying anything. If it's...

you're not really saying anything. If it's restrictive at ~10psi and 200ish hp worth of airflow, it's not like it's suddenly going to *not* be restrictive at 300 or 400hp and 20+psi, that's not...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
yeah, this isn't the end of it. still have a...

yeah, this isn't the end of it. still have a stock intercooled volvo here, the ebay intercooler is still here, and my 940 is an early one to boot, so may get to test the old style, the ebay, an npr,...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
that's what it looks like

that's what it looks like
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
compressor housing as is with the stock turbos. ...

compressor housing as is with the stock turbos.


I have a confession to make, I sandbagged the ebay intercooler a little, it had a peak number of 171. I'll upload all three runs for each here in...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By linuxman51
Impromptu dyno intercooler testing.

https://pbase.com/kdh51/image/171361515.jpg
This may belong in showroom, but it's definitely got a performance aspect to it. I kinda teased it out a little on the facebook group (mostly because I...
Forum: website & board 01-18-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By linuxman51
look the forum name is turbobricks we...

look the forum name is turbobricks


we have electric valves and stuff, and life starts above 100whp. All you NA peons... are just that... :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 546,393
Posted By linuxman51
stacking the exchangers isn't an issue as long as...

stacking the exchangers isn't an issue as long as stuff is ducted and sealed up good, but therein lies the challenge. great project and good luck with selling the house!
Forum: showroom 01-18-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By linuxman51
Fast740fromSC

Fast740fromSC
Forum: showroom 01-17-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By linuxman51
I raised the peak boost, but that didn't really...

I raised the peak boost, but that didn't really do much but bump the torque peak up, I did give it a little more timing, and leaned it out more than I did pump gas.
Forum: showroom 01-17-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By linuxman51
Put Nick in the 300 club

the ol tbricks special td04hl, cam, intercooler, exhaust for the surprise win yesterday

283/322 SAE corrected down, the uncorrected numbers were 292/332 (it was chilly, dyno was correcting down...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By linuxman51
I think I was around 10 or 11k into my ls swap,...

I think I was around 10 or 11k into my ls swap, but I spent big money on a couple things I didn't have to, and I specifically sought out an L33 vs a $300 jy 5.3

the gold car... I don't know...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
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: 10
Views: 894
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: 10
Views: 894
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 616
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 969,774
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: 926
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: 926
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: 4,722
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: 1,009
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: 1,772
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 921
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 40,972
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: 4,785
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: 6,072
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: 40,972
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: 3,505
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: 1,636
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: 2,372
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: 663,945
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: 19,222
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: 19,222
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: 1,899
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: 9,893
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: 9,893
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.
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