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Forum: website & board 02-18-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By mikep
All good info, but ymmv, pihb, yadda. Use...

All good info, but ymmv, pihb, yadda.
Use google for searching, add turbobricks to the search.
Welcome.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,231
Posted By mikep
Yes. Most plug-in electrics are burly. Battery,...

Yes. Most plug-in electrics are burly. Battery, YMMV. My snap-on 1/2" is a beast, even my ryobi 3/8 is not bad. My very old IR pneumatic is much weaker than the fresh one. I have not compared my old...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By mikep
https://yoshifab.com/store/235mm-clutch-and-flywhe...

https://yoshifab.com/store/235mm-clutch-and-flywheel-package.html
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By mikep
Itís a torque thing. HP is torque times speed....

Itís a torque thing. HP is torque times speed. Boost spikes at low speed fo more damage, as well as hard detonating at low/mid speeds.
Forum: showroom 02-14-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By mikep
Beautiful. My first wagon was that color.

Beautiful. My first wagon was that color.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By mikep
They are both important. And i get things mixed...

They are both important. And i get things mixed up all the time. No worries, for sure!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,337
Posted By mikep
Sweeeet. Yeah, that new CNC machine is really...

Sweeeet.
Yeah, that new CNC machine is really something.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By mikep
You are mixing up 2 different things. Forged...

You are mixing up 2 different things.
Forged pistons grow more with heat (compared to cast), so they need more clearance at the top and at the skirt. We only care about the skirt when finishing the...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,660
Posted By mikep
Way cool. I decided to keep the 6 disc changer...

Way cool.
I decided to keep the 6 disc changer in my 03 wrx and add a line level sub amp and a mini (home-brewed) bandpass box. I usually go for sealed, and still might. But I can build a bandpass...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By mikep
I guess there's a reason for this thread and the...

I guess there's a reason for this thread and the "cutting lowering springs" thread having the same number of views.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By mikep
You can add adjusters in rear (look closely at...

You can add adjusters in rear (look closely at the first post). But often we just do the math or follow a tried and true rate and length.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By mikep
My man Bne pulling that cash register lever like...

My man Bne pulling that cash register lever like a one-armed bandit.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,769
Posted By mikep
When I went from an 88 B230 with M cam to a B23...

When I went from an 88 B230 with M cam to a B23 (flat tops), it got better mileage. A cam was maybe a little better than B, but it was not a scientific test. Woodenpudden might remember better. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By mikep
Those arenít progressive. They look softer, since...

Those arenít progressive. They look softer, since the overall diameter is large, same free coil count, similar wire size.
Side note, when i measure wire size i measure painted thickness i find a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By mikep
I like the graphing that we were able to do in...

I like the graphing that we were able to do in the past for that reason. I am not able to do that now, so any checks i do are limited to my scale. If i get a load cell i can do a little better...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By mikep
I might be able to do some spring testing later...

I might be able to do some spring testing later this year. If so, iíll contact OP to see if he still has them.
Forum: events 02-07-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 55,454
Posted By mikep
Man, we covered a range of topics. There was...

Man, we covered a range of topics.
There was even a (girl)!
Good times, people.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By mikep
9Ē sucks power due to the pinion angle, but is...

9Ē sucks power due to the pinion angle, but is good for many gear changes.
Dana 44 is similar to 8.8, and is in lots of IRS cars. Older corvettes, for example.
Forum: website & board 02-04-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By mikep
My keyboard is ready..

My keyboard is ready..
Forum: events 02-01-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 55,454
Posted By mikep
It's this week.

It's this week.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,929
Posted By mikep
I tried giving one away here, after a year I sent...

I tried giving one away here, after a year I sent it to the scrap yard. It had all sorts of go-fast stuff on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By mikep
8-10" front, shorter for stock perches, longer...

8-10" front, shorter for stock perches, longer for coilover, and drop the sleeves.
11" for 5" Diameter rear. 13" in that range gives about 1" lower than stock. If you decide on 12" you might get...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,929
Posted By mikep
That and much better combustion chambers.

That and much better combustion chambers.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By mikep
It should be GM (saginaw) shaft size, i can...

It should be GM (saginaw) shaft size, i can measure.
I also have some old pumps, or you could post in Wanted.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,189
Posted By mikep
If so, that was the second block. A "builder" did...

If so, that was the second block. A "builder" did the first one, start to finish. That was the house on the left near the cul-de-sac, right? He had a roomie.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By mikep
Leave it low, add boost and fuel.

Leave it low, add boost and fuel.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,189
Posted By mikep
I can't find pics of his engine, but pics of the...

I can't find pics of his engine, but pics of the car are in this folder
https://pbase.com/mperry/cars_and_parts&page=all
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,189
Posted By mikep
I would find another block for street 30psi. ...

I would find another block for street 30psi.

Rob Prince had someone build him an engine with block fill, and it was a sloppy job. I disassembled it, found 4-corner scuffing and the water pump hole...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By mikep
Carbs need tuning too, unless you get extremely...

Carbs need tuning too, unless you get extremely lucky.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,122
Posted By mikep
Early m46 has a better 1st. I had 3.73 and...

Early m46 has a better 1st.

I had 3.73 and m47. 1st was ridiculous.
Forum: events 01-11-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 55,454
Posted By mikep
Since Kenny hasn't answered, I will. You are...

Since Kenny hasn't answered, I will. You are welcome to try that link, and if it fails, start another thread for a different day (third sat?) and go for it with whatever platform you want.
When...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,141
Posted By mikep
That base circle is small, for sure. What you...

That base circle is small, for sure.
What you are looking for is a lift graph. If you plot the lift at short duration intervals, you see a shape.

Search for "cam lift graph" in google, then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,579
Posted By mikep
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,481
Posted By mikep
Sedan? Slow240 Aaron has a complete set of locks...

Sedan? Slow240 Aaron has a complete set of locks and keys for sale.
Forum: showroom 01-04-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,660
Posted By mikep
It's more likely the noise cancellation. It...

It's more likely the noise cancellation.
It took me a while to remember where I saw this.
https://www.installer.com/tech/index.php?page=aiming
Forum: events 01-03-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 55,454
Posted By mikep
Yep, zoom was good. I was at aaronís house...

Yep, zoom was good. I was at aaronís house (slow240) and john (vb242) was there. Sorry i had to get on the road. Good seeing kenny and swedbrick again.
Forum: events 01-01-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 55,454
Posted By mikep
I will be on the road. Iíll see if we can phone...

I will be on the road. Iíll see if we can phone in, stacey can hold it for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,121
Posted By mikep
278 sounds like gross (almost zero lift)...

278 sounds like gross (almost zero lift) duration. That calculator needs duration from .050Ē to .050Ē lift.
Forum: events 12-28-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 55,454
Posted By mikep
Oh, and Stacey will be here, so you can all meet...

Oh, and Stacey will be here, so you can all meet her. Which might break us up (me and stacey, and/or me and TBOT)
Forum: events 12-28-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 55,454
Posted By mikep
I can do zoom. Unlike meet, it doesn't stay on...

I can do zoom. Unlike meet, it doesn't stay on the loudest person who left the microphone on (and jump around when all are on). I think it also stays on the person who is hosting, while showing...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,544
Posted By mikep
Can you install a gauge to check pressure?

Can you install a gauge to check pressure?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By mikep
You can get a cheap line-repair kit with 3/8"...

You can get a cheap line-repair kit with 3/8" steel lines....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By mikep
The filter is metal, with female threads and an...

The filter is metal, with female threads and an o-ring groove on each end. It will NOT allow water through.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By mikep
Iím running a GM efi filter. 25164003 i think....

Iím running a GM efi filter.
25164003 i think. The machine shop made the o-ring ends for me.
AN style...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By mikep
https://www.yesterdaystractors.com/store/parts/pic...

https://www.yesterdaystractors.com/store/parts/pics/wm_61782C91.png
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By mikep
Are you running late calipers with 2 bolts, or...

Are you running late calipers with 2 bolts, or the caliper with a fixed top pin on the bracket?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,798
Posted By mikep
As metal passes the magnet, it induces current,...

As metal passes the magnet, it induces current, causing a spike. A hole causes an inverse (negative) current/voltage.
Just like an ignition coil will fire when wired backwards, it will fire the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,242
Posted By mikep
Hi Pat! I don't wander in here much, but this is...

Hi Pat! I don't wander in here much, but this is a good thread. I had an 83 RX7, and always thought it needed a normal engine. I like RX2 the best, though.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By mikep
Cylinder numbering goes on the exhaust side.

Cylinder numbering goes on the exhaust side.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By mikep
My local machine shop has a big belt sander, with...

My local machine shop has a big belt sander, with various grit belts. See if they will use a fine belt and some soap or whatever they use to surface aluminum heads, and run it on the belt.
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