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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By VB242
My dash cover cracked in the same place the dash...

My dash cover cracked in the same place the dash cracked in!!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By VB242
They are vacuum lines until you're in boost then...

They are vacuum lines until you're in boost then they're boost lines. You can tee off any vacuum nipple on the manifold that's past the throttle plate . Gold thing is waste gate actuator, should...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By VB242
I gave the 530 head and valves to my machinist...

I gave the 530 head and valves to my machinist and he magicked them in on the stock seats.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-30-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By VB242
Do you have tunerstudio and megalogviewer ?

Do you have tunerstudio and megalogviewer ?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/GbIFOcoTq_0E9R3M...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/GbIFOcoTq_0E9R3MVQVpXfHW3Vzypg9HgLy1x86grb2eoCP5mNP_4rXBnQlH1KeMFPNML2FKih491uHxuC_yYEwWg8IdNqgdTGrQleenGFUaLfQ-1KhP_vpCp0enjkid5dTrj-QCytM=w600


The knock sense...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,950
Posted By VB242
The similarly designed phantom grip in my FWD...

The similarly designed phantom grip in my FWD Toyota made a big difference and was worth it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
234 -240 before he let up around 5500rpm in 3)3rd...

234 -240 before he let up around 5500rpm in 3)3rd gear pulls. Explains why none of my boost controllers are working.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
So I took the heap to the dyno, apparently I need...

So I took the heap to the dyno, apparently I need to port the wastegate. Will keep all apprised of further developments. I wish I’d listened to Culberro.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By VB242
Try setting the distributor offset to 53-55...

Try setting the distributor offset to 53-55 degrees. I'm using a lh2.2 distributor and that's where mine is.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By VB242
Right and I have that bigger radiator in my 242...

Right and I have that bigger radiator in my 242 to support it. Good enough for 6.8L John Deere turbo diesel as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By VB242
You can get a flat flywheel with lh 2.4 holes...

You can get a flat flywheel with lh 2.4 holes from https://www.stsmachininginc.com/
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By VB242
I'm using the water/oil cooler off a 940T, thank...

I'm using the water/oil cooler off a 940T, thank you very much. I also have a crank scraper, just FYI.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By VB242
I bought a few different sizes of metric vacuum...

I bought a few different sizes of metric vacuum hose from Bel-metric. The smallest stuff had a cloth braid on the outside, it was all very good quality.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By VB242
Where did you tie it in to the engine? I was...

Where did you tie it in to the engine? I was thinking the 1/4" NPT hole tapped on the front of the engine at the end of the oil gallery, but not sure if that's big enough.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By VB242
I haven't had any problems with the bel-metric...

I haven't had any problems with the bel-metric hose. I got rid of the under car fuel pump and it supports 20psi of boost. I'm running a DW300 in tank pump on the factory in tank level sender thing...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
Best run today, I have an appointment with the...

Best run today, I have an appointment with the dyno on the 29th to finish sorting it out.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dDPy_KwxYLE" frameborder="0"...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,535
Posted By VB242
I can't believe all you guys don't have matching...

I can't believe all you guys don't have matching numbers boot lids, think about the resale value!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
I just adjusted the ve map, 20psi is fun.

I just adjusted the ve map, 20psi is fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,950
Posted By VB242
You talking to me? It was great, it did it's job...

You talking to me? It was great, it did it's job until I drove over something and put a hole in the transmission. When it was replaced they did not replace the phantom grip as I couldn't find the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,950
Posted By VB242
Looks like the phantom grip I put I in my Matrix

Looks like the phantom grip I put I in my Matrix
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
That's a good question, I'll try that next.

That's a good question, I'll try that next.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By VB242
China turbo- too much preload?

I'm getting some boost spikes up to 20psi. I reclocked it and set the preload at about 3/4 of the length of the hole on the waste gate actuator rod. I took my mbc apart and didn't see anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,687
Posted By VB242
So it works great until it doesn't, sounds like...

So it works great until it doesn't, sounds like my rwd Volvo
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By VB242
This seems like the best solution to me. Added...

This seems like the best solution to me. Added benefit of pre-oiling the engine before startup.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
I was, before I got the dished pistons, but I...

I was, before I got the dished pistons, but I couldn't keep the coolant out of the oil. It ran well, similar to how it runs now just kept getting the milkshake.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
Unsure of your question, I now has B23ET pistons...

Unsure of your question, I now has B23ET pistons and RSI rods and my man took some meat out around the over size intake valves. I did not CC the head, but it was an uncut jy 530, so I was running a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By VB242
Pretty sure my adapter plate is made out of steel.

Pretty sure my adapter plate is made out of steel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
First autocross of the year, this was the last...

First autocross of the year, this was the last run, if I hadn't biffed at the last sweeper it would have been my best. I got all the way home and blew the head gasket 1 light from my neighborhood,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By VB242
Sorry I was thinking the pierburg blow off valve,...

Sorry I was thinking the pierburg blow off valve, still no help here.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By VB242
I don't understand what you're trying to do. The...

I don't understand what you're trying to do. The TCV is just supposed to vent boost when you close the throttle. It should have it's own unobstructed separate vacuum line to the intake manifold. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By VB242
B21 and B23 use the same crank gear setup, I just...

B21 and B23 use the same crank gear setup, I just took one off a B21 and put it on my B23 last week.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 349,068
Posted By VB242
Nuts for motor mount studs under the car - 10x 1.5

Nuts for motor mount studs under the car - 10x 1.5
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By VB242
I don't think I need more than 43 degrees of...

I don't think I need more than 43 degrees of advance
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By VB242
It seems fine now, what a difference a little...

It seems fine now, what a difference a little timing makes.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By VB242
That would explain a few things, yes the datalog...

That would explain a few things, yes the datalog shows a max of 10 degrees. I guess I'll have to figure something else out.

Edit: I hadn't changed the the setting on the ignition setup from fixed...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By VB242
So to answer my own question, it seemed happier...

So to answer my own question, it seemed happier this morning at 43.4, I did not have time to throw the timing light on it but it was set at 20 degrees last night before I changed the trigger angle...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,983
Posted By VB242
There are a lot more wheel choices for 5x4.5

There are a lot more wheel choices for 5x4.5
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-30-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By VB242
Trigger offset angle microsquirt

So I can't get the timing set by moving the distributor, or by pulling the distributor out and changing the tooth either. I'm guessing it's a tooth off on the belt. I'm using a lh2.2 distributor...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,983
Posted By VB242
Pretty sure crown Vic is 5x 4.5

Pretty sure crown Vic is 5x 4.5
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,983
Posted By VB242
Explorer or mustang wheels, maybe crown Vic?

Explorer or mustang wheels, maybe crown Vic?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
You are correct sir! Not even sure how I did it...

You are correct sir! Not even sure how I did it but the plan is to tap for 1/8" NPT and screw in a hose nipple. $1.58 hopefully instead of $161.00. I ran it about 15 mins, couldn't see the timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
It's alive, BUT, what's broken in this picture?...

It's alive, BUT, what's broken in this picture?...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
Thanks, this one is a transplant from a 940, I'm...

Thanks, this one is a transplant from a 940, I'm using the water cooled oil cooler instead of the air cooled. I just welded a tab on the other side. I welded up the holes and painted it. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vdFaZva5Lgo" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,122
Posted By VB242
It's back in the car and full of coolant and oil,...

It's back in the car and full of coolant and oil, fingers crossed I'll be driving it tomorrow once I put the rest of it back together. Slam panel, hood latch, motor mount nuts, down pipe, trans...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By VB242
You'll need a T5 with the Ford input shaft...

You'll need a T5 with the Ford input shaft ,either an M46 or M47 bell housing, and adapter plate and throw out bearing from yoshifab or kaplehenke, a clutch package from yoshifab or Southbend, a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,335
Posted By VB242
My first Google can't up with this article on...

My first Google can't up with this article on inertia, the 608g pistons in my build add up to 2986lbs on the exhaust up stroke at 6250 RPMs, I don't think I'll be running the engine past that after...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By VB242
I was remembering a different thread, there's...

I was remembering a different thread, there's more in these ones about running extra lines from the head to the upper radiator hose. I went ahead put two 1/8" holes in it. I've done it in the past...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By VB242
Drill the steam holes, yes or no?

I can't find the thread but there used to be one on drilling the 2 small holes to match the head gasket behind #4 piston, does anyone remember this and what's the theory behind it?
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