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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 254
Posted By VB242
How’s the timing belt?

How’s the timing belt?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By VB242
Difference between torque to angle and torque to...

Difference between torque to angle and torque to yield:

https://www.onallcylinders.com/2016/08/19/ask-away-jeff-smith-truth-behind-torque-yield-fasteners-torque-angle-fastening/
Forum: showroom 09-16-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 54,759
Posted By VB242
Yes it's a parking lot at a drag strip outside of...

Yes it's a parking lot at a drag strip outside of Richmond VA. I'm running Street Modified, this club has an X modifier for 200tw tires which gives you a little PAX bump. The Mini was about 7...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 428
Posted By VB242
I ran the lh2.2/EZK swap on my B21+T but I also...

I ran the lh2.2/EZK swap on my B21+T but I also had RSI turbo pistons which were supposed to drop the CR to 8.5-1. I eventually microsquirted it and was running 24psi until the DW300 in tank pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By VB242
I put the 2004 Cobra clutch packs and Z spring in...

I put the 2004 Cobra clutch packs and Z spring in my 8.8, works pretty well. I just posted in the autocross thread in showroom. You can get the kit from Summit/Jegs , directions with the kit call...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 54,759
Posted By VB242
This was from Sunday, I need to find 3-4 seconds...

This was from Sunday, I need to find 3-4 seconds to catch the brand new Alfa Romeo Giulia that beat me in my class. If your watch to the end you'll see the tricked out Mini on Hoosier's A7's that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By VB242
I have the wide 940 radiator/-e-fan setup in my...

I have the wide 940 radiator/-e-fan setup in my 242, controlled with microsquirt. I have it set to come on at 187 and off at 180. It cycles a bit in traffic but when it's cooler than 90 but it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By VB242
I ended up putting my old td05-20g turbo on,...

I ended up putting my old td05-20g turbo on, fixed all the smoking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By VB242
I agree with K-jets, if the switch is near the...

I agree with K-jets, if the switch is near the top of the radiator it will cycle like this, when I moved it to the Saab tee in the lower hose it worked much better. It also came on earlier. I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,358
Posted By VB242
Try the tires at 28-30 psi.

Try the tires at 28-30 psi.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,358
Posted By VB242
What wheels and tire size and air pressure?

What wheels and tire size and air pressure?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By VB242
It worked fine but I had to put the thicker k-jet...

It worked fine but I had to put the thicker k-jet injector O-rings on the electronic injectors. I'm now using a 530 head with regular intake manifold for the smaller cooling ports, I would like to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By VB242
I drilled the plastic injector holders out when I...

I drilled the plastic injector holders out when I did this. ^
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By VB242
This car hates to race apparently, I have an...

This car hates to race apparently, I have an autocross on Sunday and I believe the seals in my bargain turbo have gone out. It smokes like crazy at idle but clears up under load. There's a few...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-04-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By VB242
Try changing from rising edge to falling edge or...

Try changing from rising edge to falling edge or vice versa. I think I have an LH2.0 distributor that replaced a LH2.2 distributor and had to change that setting.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,040
Posted By VB242
I hold 19-20"hg (vacuum) at an idle with the IPD...

I hold 19-20"hg (vacuum) at an idle with the IPD turbo cam. Also my 89 780 B230FT is lh2.2.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By VB242
I have the speedyracer turbo blanket, it works...

I have the speedyracer turbo blanket, it works and has not caught on fire yet. Really makes a difference
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,040
Posted By VB242
You could run smaller diameter tires, which will...

You could run smaller diameter tires, which will change your effective gearing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By VB242
What engine management are you using 1000cc...

What engine management are you using 1000cc injectors with?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By VB242
I've thought about hooking up the Ford Lightning...

I've thought about hooking up the Ford Lightning MAF, I believe MS2 already has the curve setup. I would think it would cover as much airflow that my B23T could generate
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By VB242
There aren't any pros.

There aren't any pros.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-24-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By VB242
If you're running batch injection I don't think...

If you're running batch injection I don't think it matters as they all fire at the same time. But I've been wrong before.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By VB242
I found my turbo loose yesterday, let us know how...

I found my turbo loose yesterday, let us know how that setup works for you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Posted By VB242
It was $150 for one sleeve in my B23.

It was $150 for one sleeve in my B23.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,724
Posted By VB242
I bought the bearing puller and took a grinder to...

I bought the bearing puller and took a grinder to it until it fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By VB242
Are they just single conductor wires? I'd cut...

Are they just single conductor wires? I'd cut those off and butt connector them together.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By VB242
I ran a stainless steel 3/8" fuel line and...

I ran a stainless steel 3/8" fuel line and deleted the under car fuel pump on my 242. I bought AN compression fittings for the ends of the fuel line.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By VB242
Is the car in gear with the parking brake on? ...

Is the car in gear with the parking brake on? This will make it difficult to turn.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By VB242
Hi temp loctite on the studs? What about staking...

Hi temp loctite on the studs? What about staking the nuts with a punch or chisel?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By VB242
Check the coolant temperature sender for the LH,...

Check the coolant temperature sender for the LH, it might be best to back probe the connector at the LH computer. If it's bad it can make it think it's -40 out and run way too rich.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By VB242
Kaplehenke has something for you I think

Kaplehenke has something for you I think
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By VB242
What do the Jews know about ground cables that I...

What do the Jews know about ground cables that I don't?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By VB242
So it seems under control most of the time unless...

So it seems under control most of the time unless I give it the beans in 2nd then it goes up to 22psi. I guess I need to do more porting??
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By VB242
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By VB242
I ported the waste gate hole, seems to have fixed...

I ported the waste gate hole, seems to have fixed the problem. It must have a 13psi spring cause that's what it's holding. Now I have one more issue to sort out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
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: 995
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: 30
Views: 2,640
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: 10
Views: 1,041
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: 25
Views: 3,495
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: 64
Views: 7,407
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: 25
Views: 3,495
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: 25
Views: 3,495
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: 1,605
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: 3,921
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: 1,373
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: 3,921
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: 1,675
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: 3,921
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: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By VB242
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
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