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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By mikep
They are 38ish on rockauto. (Rears)

They are 38ish on rockauto. (Rears)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By mikep
And motor mounts. I have gone back to cobbling...

And motor mounts. I have gone back to cobbling the one we discussed. I have to use a steel Sleeve for mine, you can use whatever you machine. So iím eyeing upper 240 torque rod bushings for a fancy...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,544
Posted By mikep
Sounds about right. I pulled a 1031 out of a...

Sounds about right.
I pulled a 1031 out of a 1985 recently. Pretty sure the 83 out back has a 1030. No clue on 84.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By mikep
This is a very minute effect unless you are in a...

This is a very minute effect unless you are in a go-kart.
The wide rear of a 350z is mostly visual.
Fat front bar and no rear bar is the most common way manufacturers try to keep people from...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By mikep
The lower brace makes a difference, and get the...

The lower brace makes a difference, and get the roll center correctors from BNE shop / kaplhenke racing.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,544
Posted By mikep
Yes, and probably. But 7/9 series axle housings...

Yes, and probably. But 7/9 series axle housings do not bolt up in a 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,544
Posted By mikep
saginaw 4 speed in a vega. Built 2.3, too much...

saginaw 4 speed in a vega. Built 2.3, too much top speed for my lack of fear at age 20.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,067
Posted By mikep
Very cool. But weird. Thank you. And itís odd...

Very cool. But weird. Thank you.
And itís odd that it has the same code as a GM.


That is correct. The older high-preload was 411 suffix. The 588 is a harder case, better carrier bolt set up.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,544
Posted By mikep
I had a car with 3.08 gears once. Never again.

I had a car with 3.08 gears once. Never again.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,544
Posted By mikep
What axle do you have?

What axle do you have?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,067
Posted By mikep
I was of the impression that volvo g80 was the...

I was of the impression that volvo g80 was the same as GM RPO G80. They look the same. GM has teeth, no clutches. You did NOT want to put friction modifier in one, and correct me if iím wrong, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,560
Posted By mikep
In tight turns, less scrubbing the outer tire...

In tight turns, less scrubbing the outer tire because BNE knows ackerman.
In a slalom at the mid setting, you will be a happy camper. Closest setting? depends on how cat-like your reflexes are.
But...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,544
Posted By mikep
I'm heading to Port Norris and Cape May,...

I'm heading to Port Norris and Cape May, returning on the ferry this weekend, I'll look for a gearset tomorrow. All I have loose is 3.55 (1030), 3.73, 4.10 (1031). But I have some rears, I'll count...
Forum: events 09-11-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,535
Posted By mikep
My phone is still reminding me. 2 more days of...

My phone is still reminding me. 2 more days of reminders to go.


If i venture down to see Drew before august iíll message you. If thatís ok.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By mikep
^Ken is correct. (But not balsa.. thatís just...

^Ken is correct.
(But not balsa.. thatís just silly..)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By mikep
Probably a front sump like old ford. I used...

Probably a front sump like old ford. I used spacers for addco bushings/brackets.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By mikep
You leave my girlfriend out of this.

You leave my girlfriend out of this.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By mikep
I used box aluminum.

I used box aluminum.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By mikep
Good to know. Does anyone make clear boots?

Good to know. Does anyone make clear boots?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By mikep
I have heard of that but never seen it. Volvo...

I have heard of that but never seen it. Volvo struts are open at the bottom, maybe Z struts or others that are sealed collect more water. Or they failed to grease the sliders, no boots, etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By mikep
claculator with slidey thingies ...

claculator with slidey thingies
https://www.addco.net/sway-bar-calculator/

How to measure with corner weights
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/a-method-to-identify-the-true-rate-of-your-sway-bar/
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By mikep
A hollow bar does not lose much stiffness. D^4,...

A hollow bar does not lose much stiffness. D^4, yadda.
I would not put more than a 19 on the rear unless I was road racing, and it was a last resort.
On the front I prefer a 23 over a 25.
Forum: events 09-06-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
Lame excuses seem to be the norm for me, but i...

Lame excuses seem to be the norm for me, but i meant to put it in my calendar and forgot. Chris was here, and i drank a lot of beer.
I missed a school meeting while talking with a tb member earlier...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By mikep
It varies according to the use. I'm not a pro...

It varies according to the use.
I'm not a pro at this, but I know what works on some stuff. And for those rates, bilstein hd or koni adjustable will be great. But yes, you need more spring in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By mikep
Did I miss where you posted your spring rates?

Did I miss where you posted your spring rates?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,198
Posted By mikep
Use WD40 and a plastic scraper/toothbrush.

Use WD40 and a plastic scraper/toothbrush.
Forum: events 09-03-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: events 09-02-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
Looks like i can join as long as iím on my...

Looks like i can join as long as iím on my personal account. I was logged into my school account. Mayyybee iím getting the hang of it.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By mikep
Yes. That points to a pushrod or pivot issue. ...

Yes. That points to a pushrod or pivot issue.

I looked up clutch stack height. It pertains to automatics and motorcycles. I knew it rang a bell aside from steering head sets.
It does not...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By mikep
Never heard it called that, just step height....

Never heard it called that, just step height. Stack reminds me of a bike headset. Thanks.
Forum: events 09-02-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
I'm probably good for meet. I have all the apps...

I'm probably good for meet. I have all the apps now, but school manages to screw everything up constantly.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By mikep
What you are calling "stack height"..do you mean...

What you are calling "stack height"..do you mean the disc thickness? Or are you referring to something else?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By mikep
Yes, or if it is too high the belleville spring...

Yes, or if it is too high the belleville spring goes over-center, so to speak, and the clamping force is weak.


The arm being cracked only matters for disengauging. The cover (pressure plate) is...
Forum: events 09-01-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
Whatís it gonna be? Zoom, Meet, Teams, Ring,...

Whatís it gonna be? Zoom, Meet, Teams, Ring, Skype, AIM, ICQ, IRC, or Facebeer?
Forum: events 09-01-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
So: This Saturday, 5th of September, 2020. ...

So: This Saturday, 5th of September, 2020.
23:00 GMT, 6pm US East coast, 3pm US West coast.
I will update the title.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By mikep
Start there, but if youíre worried about money...

Start there, but if youíre worried about money forget the control arms. If you want to keep the stock front bar, use 300# front springs. And since 28mm is huuuge and heavy, look for a 25mm or a turbo...
Forum: events 08-29-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
UK guys? 11pm ok?

UK guys?
11pm ok?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,049
Posted By mikep
Yep. Donít know how i missed it, except i might...

Yep. Donít know how i missed it, except i might have been on a road trip.
Forum: events 08-27-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,099
Posted By mikep
If you set a time (say the first or the second...

If you set a time (say the first or the second saturday of each month) to meet, we can post a sticky.
East coast 5pm sat. would mean west coast would get on at 2pm, UK at 10pm.
YMMV, paint the...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By mikep
Way cool. Thanks for the smokey brake vid. I...

Way cool. Thanks for the smokey brake vid. I could almost smell it.
Forum: events 08-26-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 120,419
Posted By mikep
I will see if anyone has a pic to add. I can host...

I will see if anyone has a pic to add. I can host it if needed.

I just remembered to add those to my pbase page, https://pbase.com/mperry/mattsjournal
Thanks, Kenny.


Any update on the wee...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,270
Posted By mikep
If you need a user name change, go to the...

If you need a user name change, go to the website/forums, there is a stuck thread.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=340909

Deleting your old user profile will delete this thread,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By mikep
Moved to maint.

Moved to maint.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,165
Posted By mikep
Dude. Brett. DudeBrett.

Dude. Brett. DudeBrett.
Forum: website & board 08-12-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By mikep
Howdy!

Howdy!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,165
Posted By mikep
Did you install them and drive it first? Or are...

Did you install them and drive it first? Or are you guestimating?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,425
Posted By mikep
Not for me. Offset flowmaster in the resonator...

Not for me. Offset flowmaster in the resonator spot on an NA 245 had an awful 2800-3200rpm drone. No rear muffler, pipe straight out on the rh side.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,425
Posted By mikep
Thereís only one way to find out.

Thereís only one way to find out.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,425
Posted By mikep
Only worrying about tone? Any glasspack anywhere...

Only worrying about tone? Any glasspack anywhere before the muffler.



Always this. Shawty do drone.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,992
Posted By mikep
Got any inside pics of a pan i welded baffles in?...

Got any inside pics of a pan i welded baffles in?
I like to put perimeter shelves in at dipstick-full height, but who knows where all my corolla, datsun, b23 etc pics are at the moment. No time to...
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