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Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 450
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Posted By Broke4speed
Today was a very good day to inadvertently get...

Today was a very good day to inadvertently get cool parts for the car. I went to buy some wheels (15x8 25.4ET from a Jeep TJ), and while I was killing time, I went to an old school euro parts yard...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By Broke4speed
I wouldn't worry about it. With enough octane,...

I wouldn't worry about it. With enough octane, and a good tune, you will have no worries.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
A few minor things, such as a 16x16 ignition...

A few minor things, such as a 16x16 ignition table, and constant/ongoing firmware development. I will be switching over at some point, mainly for fun :). Speeduino mainly offers what MS USED to be,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
Lol...you guys are bad influences :P.

Lol...you guys are bad influences :P.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
The B6304S in there currently still has both...

The B6304S in there currently still has both knock sensors bolted to the block. There are a couple ways of adding knock input to my MS2, but they all involve further mods to the board, and an...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
Lots of driving, no issues :). Some...

Lots of driving, no issues :).
Some observations, however:

- My tires are garbage, and due to all shifts being at full line pressure, any amount of water on the roads means that the 1-2 shift...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,177
Posted By Broke4speed
A dyno allows you to try different timing maps. ...

A dyno allows you to try different timing maps. Autotune is hardly a replacement for a proper dyno tune.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
Just measured. They were 1 5/8 ID and 1 7/8 OD,...

Just measured. They were 1 5/8 ID and 1 7/8 OD, which is 1.5" :).
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
I think they were 1.5", but I'll check the...

I think they were 1.5", but I'll check the leftovers and see.
I bumped up the timing to 14 at WOT and got 2-3 gear chirp. I'm DEFINITELY enjoying this :).
I really need some sort of knock...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
C4 rad, but with plastic tanks. Rockauto's...

C4 rad, but with plastic tanks. Rockauto's finest :). I used my existing 940 E-fan setup, since I had it, and it worked well. I'm running undiluted green coolant concentrate, so a larger rad was...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
Ok, good news all around. 1) Still no...

Ok, good news all around.
1) Still no explosions.

2) added a bit more timing in boost and it definitely perked up. I'm still only running 12* above 3k, but the meth has proven to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/b4/4f/UM1Y6bmj_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/b4/4f/UM1Y6bmj_o.jpg

The end result of my +T. Even though it's non-intercooled and I'm draining the oil back through the oil pan drain plug, it hasn't exploded or done...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Broke4speed
I did it the 'traditional' way a couple times and...

I did it the 'traditional' way a couple times and got fed up with how irritating 'traditional' was. Now I can have the sender/pump out in thirty seconds, with no yoga-esque contortions.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-25-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,177
Posted By Broke4speed
I've been playing with standalones since 1999,...

I've been playing with standalones since 1999, and have done the bells-and-whistles route before. In the end, most of them never end up being used so it's just a waste (for me, anyway). Now I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Broke4speed
It's literally the easiest thing in the world if...

It's literally the easiest thing in the world if you do the ONE thing that nobody ever seems to think of...cut the trunk floor slightly. Two small cuts down towards the tail lights and you can just...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
The corvette rad in my car goes from frame rail...

The corvette rad in my car goes from frame rail to frame rail, so yeah...piping would be difficult without relocating the battery, cutting sheetmetal, etc. I'm pretty sure everything will be ok, as...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
I'll probably be adding a second nozzle at some...

I'll probably be adding a second nozzle at some point, in the turbo intake pipe. My IATs are actually close to the same as they were NA, because now the turbo draws cooler air from outside the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
Nah, I'll be fine without one. The corvette rad...

Nah, I'll be fine without one. The corvette rad means I'd have a LOT of cutting to do, and I'm just not down with that. If I was running more boost, or drag racing constantly, sure...but I'm old...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
No pics, no vids, but the +T is done. I'm...

No pics, no vids, but the +T is done. I'm keeping it very sedate and have achieved my goal of 5 psi. It spikes to 7 when it shifts, but returns to 5 straight away. When I convert to speeduino I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
I am so close to being done with the boost...

I am so close to being done with the boost install. I hope to turn the key and start tuning by sat :).
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
I've just had a thought. Would it be possible to...

I've just had a thought. Would it be possible to make an intermediate plate/adapter that allows the use of the SI6 turbo manifold on the older 6s? Like the yoshifab 16v to 8v one.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Broke4speed
I 'improved' the cap venting with a small...

I 'improved' the cap venting with a small drillbit and my overspraying issue went away :). I may add a cooler though, just in case.
Forum: events 07-17-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm still debating. I'm 5+ hours away, lol.

I'm still debating. I'm 5+ hours away, lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By Broke4speed
The VR6s definitely have a different pattern, but...

The VR6s definitely have a different pattern, but the late 5's can be made to work with a 4cyl bellhousing. The D24 definitely comes from a time that predates any VW 5-6 cyl engine so I have no idea...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By Broke4speed
The D24 bellhousing works for VW TDI engines?

The D24 bellhousing works for VW TDI engines?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 157,523
Posted By Broke4speed
Cleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeean!

Cleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeean!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
There is one for the SI6, but it doesn't fit :(.

There is one for the SI6, but it doesn't fit :(.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
The steering has actually improved somewhat,...

The steering has actually improved somewhat, since I replaced the lines and banjo fittings with AN stuff. I'm sure it's all in my head, but I'll wait and see before installing the pressure reducing...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
So, I was supposed to go to a car show...

So, I was supposed to go to a car show today...but decided it was time to install the turbo stuff instead. The manifold and turbo are now on, the blue injectors are installed, and the oil return...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
I haven't, but that's a good idea. I'm running...

I haven't, but that's a good idea. I'm running the original 240 pressure relief valve in the whiteblock pump, so I'm sure my pressures are correct-ish, but I guess it's just a bit too 'soft' for my...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,101
Posted By Broke4speed
OT: I always thought the double belt was due to...

OT: I always thought the double belt was due to the mechanical fan.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
Yep, it works great....BUT...in order to cruise...

Yep, it works great....BUT...in order to cruise to a stop I usually click out of top gear (lockup) into 4th, and brake. Then I downclick a couple times to get into 1st, and go. With the 3rd-lockup...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 450
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Posted By Broke4speed
Hmm...food for thought. :)

Hmm...food for thought. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
Added note: I don't plan on using this code in...

Added note: I don't plan on using this code in any fashion other than cruise, because the jury still seems to be out on how much abuse the lockup clutch can take. I may even separate the lockup...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
So this works. It adds lockup to third, which I...

So this works. It adds lockup to third, which I can count on still being safe due to my car's low ATF temps. I've essentially added a gear between 3 and 4, so the code cycles through it as it did...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
So I've been a bit...muh...about the way my car...

So I've been a bit...muh...about the way my car drives, and was wembling over pulling the trigger on a CD0009 swap. Then I found something that I should have read before, but ignored:



I've...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
Volvo show in London? There isn't much of a...

Volvo show in London? There isn't much of a Volvo community up here near Ottawa, so I have no idea there are gatherings like that, haha. Did I miss it? I am 100% sure it'd make the trip, although...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
REALLY easy to turn. The wheel has almost zero...

REALLY easy to turn. The wheel has almost zero resistance, which bugs me.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
Muffler update: LOL. So...that muffler is...

Muffler update:
LOL.
So...that muffler is TINY. I mean, I read the dimensions, but I guess it never dawned on me how small it would be. I am definitely not using it, but it only cost $22 CAD, so...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,800
Posted By Broke4speed
Nice. I'm using the two speed BMW switch too. ...

Nice. I'm using the two speed BMW switch too. Works great :).
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
Got another order of electronerd bits so I can...

Got another order of electronerd bits so I can build another box. I'll keep this one as a backup while I abuse-test the current one. I'm still bummed I couldn't get the lockup/off code to work, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
Ugh, ok, don't anyone use that garbage I posted. ...

Ugh, ok, don't anyone use that garbage I posted. It doesn't work. I'm clearly missing something so I'll be spending the next few days on the couch trying to figure it out.

...or I'm going back...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
Ok, if anyone is reading this, I have a code...

Ok, if anyone is reading this, I have a code question. I'd like to add a function that disengages the lockup solenoid when the brake is pushed. I've attempted a code change to do this, but TBH I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By Broke4speed
'Unique' appearance aside, I'd say those lights...

'Unique' appearance aside, I'd say those lights are pretty damn sweet. You've given me something to think about, thanks! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 114,834
Posted By Broke4speed
So about a week ago, the downshift transistor in...

So about a week ago, the downshift transistor in my original/hacked-up mess Poi-shift died. Luckily I was almost finished the updated version...

https://images2.imgbox.com/5b/34/0YhBjDVv_o.jpg
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By Broke4speed
Hmm, not gonna lie, I've had the same thought. ...

Hmm, not gonna lie, I've had the same thought. Thanks for taking one for the team :). Definitely in for the wall photos!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,576
Posted By Broke4speed
Damn, has it been that long?

Damn, has it been that long?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Broke4speed
*Dawes Device. https://dawes-devices.com/ ...

*Dawes Device.

https://dawes-devices.com/

The OG of OG boost controllers was made by Gus Mahon (RIP). His family keeps his site active as a memorial. It may be what you're looking for :).
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
I had to bump up the timeline due to my current...

I had to bump up the timeline due to my current shift box burning out the downshift transistor. I finished up the harness and new enclosure, and all is good. The PCB-based design will be 100% more...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By Broke4speed
Gotcha, thanks! :)

Gotcha, thanks! :)
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