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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 283
Posted By Dirty Rick
There are some huge gains to be had in piston...

There are some huge gains to be had in piston weight savings. Mahle turbo piston assy's weight 750grams!!!

A Diamond LS2K style piston assy weighs 450grams.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'd bore it, that one cylinder wall looks like a...

I'd bore it, that one cylinder wall looks like a sponge.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,304
Posted By Dirty Rick
A hall effect sensor is a switch and generates a...

A hall effect sensor is a switch and generates a square wave signal

A VR sensor generates a sine wave signal

A Hall effect sensor is powered, a VR sensor is discrete.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-25-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Dirty Rick
You can leave the Stoich and AFRs set to gas...

You can leave the Stoich and AFRs set to gas numbers so you don't have to translate.
Lambda is Lambda, it does not change with the fuel.
Remember AFRs are not measured, they are calculated from...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-25-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Dirty Rick
If you don't have a lot of compression E85 doesnt...

If you don't have a lot of compression E85 doesnt want to fire on a stone cold motor.
A blast of spray cleaner will help get it fired for setup.

You are likely good at 6 on the reqFuel, if the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-22-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Dirty Rick
There is a topic here with someone who ran boost...

There is a topic here with someone who ran boost with a Regina system.

But for a MS you will need to look at what is available for a crank signal and how the MS can be configured to work with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dirty Rick
2 turns = 720° = a full cycle

2 turns = 720° = a full cycle
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,572
Posted By Dirty Rick
That almost looks fake like a trophy....

That almost looks fake like a trophy....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By Dirty Rick
Izzat like a pertronics? If so then a pull...

Izzat like a pertronics?

If so then a pull up resister just like a points setup.

See section 5.2.9 of the hardware manual
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,572
Posted By Dirty Rick
Some serious sickness there.....

Some serious sickness there.....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By Dirty Rick
I improvised by making a loop in a piece of...

I improvised by making a loop in a piece of bailing wire to fit the screw then bending a piece of that wire to form both a 25mm extension and some sideways reach. You just have to get clear of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 329,857
Posted By Dirty Rick
Cool Thanks

Cool Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 329,857
Posted By Dirty Rick
"I would also strongly recommend using one or two...

"I would also strongly recommend using one or two S54 idle valves as they flow quite a bit more air than "normal" idle valves."

Can someone ID these Idle valves? Are they bigger than a 6cyl BMW...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 65,890
Posted By Dirty Rick
I think you would be best served by getting...

I think you would be best served by getting factory harnesses to match your dash.
Rather than re-inventing the wheel.

Did you keep any of the parts you pulled?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By Dirty Rick
The bucket is larger diameter than the width of...

The bucket is larger diameter than the width of the cam lobe, so you can probe down beside the cam lobe to hit the bucket.

I have made some extensions for my dial indicators for length and offset....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By Dirty Rick
Are they dry? No rubber mount will tolerate being...

Are they dry? No rubber mount will tolerate being soaked in oil.

Diesel mounts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By Dirty Rick
Blasphemy! THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS TOO MUCH...

Blasphemy! THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS TOO MUCH BOOST!!!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By Dirty Rick
Pumps don't like to suck, they prefer a flooded...

Pumps don't like to suck, they prefer a flooded inlet.
If a pump has to suck too hard it will cause cavitation, which is very hard on the pump itself.
This is why fuel pumps are built into the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By Dirty Rick
I have not had any luck in trying to get any...

I have not had any luck in trying to get any motor to idle at 14.7AFR.

Maybe a newer motor but not a vintage Volvo.

It will surge and likely stall with AFRs that lean.

You can't force it to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,228
Posted By Dirty Rick
A 300° cam is not a good thing on a relatively...

A 300° cam is not a good thing on a relatively stock motor. It is going to need a healthy boost in compression to work at all, but then the RPM range it works at is way above normal street use.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-27-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By Dirty Rick
Make sure your AFR table is right in the idle...

Make sure your AFR table is right in the idle area (not 14.7) so the O2 doesn't drive it off target.

try flattening the MAT Air Density Table in your hot start/idle area?

Also make sure there...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,119
Posted By Dirty Rick
I think I got a little aggressive. ...

I think I got a little aggressive.

https://i.postimg.cc/YqP1cJ0F/wheelofdeath.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dirty Rick
Speed bleeding is an oxymoron. Bleeding...

Speed bleeding is an oxymoron.

Bleeding should be done slowly to eliminate/diminish the formation of bubbles.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By Dirty Rick
Amazon - Orion Machine $60 a pair with studs and...

Amazon - Orion Machine $60 a pair with studs and nuts
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,322
Posted By Dirty Rick
An Acusump may maintain pressure, but what about...

An Acusump may maintain pressure, but what about the air?

60PSI of air has no more lubricating properties than 0PSI air.

The problem is the air introduced, not the loss of pressure!!!
The...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By Dirty Rick
The sensor should not be located on the outside...

The sensor should not be located on the outside or a bend.

Use a long bung so the sensor is not directly in the flow.

Wire the O2 sensor power supply to the fuel pump relay so the sensor turns...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Dirty Rick
Isn't there a relationship between the AMM and...

Isn't there a relationship between the AMM and the injector size?

You can't change injector sizes Willy Nilly, as the ECU can't compensate.
Doesn't compensate in open loop....

Injector size is...
Forum: showroom 10-13-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 73,254
Posted By Dirty Rick
Surprised I am the only Mini.... Well there was...

Surprised I am the only Mini....
Well there was another there but it had a tent on the roof!
I finally figured out the course, but got cocky at the end and took the last cone of the back stretch...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 73,254
Posted By Dirty Rick
Did my first X at Keiser stadium in Oct. Second...

Did my first X at Keiser stadium in Oct.
Second event postponed due to the air quality.
See you at Evergreen Air Museum on Oct 4th?

https://i.postimg.cc/s2jxDk0P/mini.jpg
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-25-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,103
Posted By Dirty Rick
I don't think that is a licensed MS2 derivative,...

I don't think that is a licensed MS2 derivative, if so it is not legal to use B&G or MSextra firmware on it.

http://www.msextra.com/doc/pdf/licenses.pdf
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-04-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,611
Posted By Dirty Rick
Pump Premium gas, 20psi boost from a 3071, (0...

Pump Premium gas, 20psi boost from a 3071, (0 overlap) turbo cam by Elgin, Stock Pistons and headgasket.
It's been running for over a year like that.

E85 from the gas station is not consistent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,616
Posted By Dirty Rick
Carbon Knock? = Squish too tight

Carbon Knock? = Squish too tight
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,403
Posted By Dirty Rick
I have been told that the offset (staggered)...

I have been told that the offset (staggered) mufflers reduce drone better than straight through.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,611
Posted By Dirty Rick
NOTE: When the trigger edge is changed the...

NOTE: When the trigger edge is changed the trigger angle offset needs to be reset to realign the spark table.

Changing the capture edge can offset the timing by as much as 20°.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 246,441
Posted By Dirty Rick
A big rosebud torch and a rag full of water..... ...

A big rosebud torch and a rag full of water.....


How many torques is that center section good for?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-01-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,611
Posted By Dirty Rick
Here is my spark table from a 2 valve redblock. ...

Here is my spark table from a 2 valve redblock.

https://i.postimg.cc/YqMr2FTC/Screen-Shot-2019-05-21-at-8-47-17-PM.png

It's not finely polished but a good start.

PM me an email address and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dirty Rick
The Googles aren't finding anything but Robt...

The Googles aren't finding anything but Robt Jacksons (spit) surfer flares.

Looking for wide body ideas for 122 wagon.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dirty Rick
Box flares 122 Estate

Has anyone done box flares on a 122 estate?

Thoughts, ideas, and links or Photoshop'd pics welcome.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,294
Posted By Dirty Rick
If I understand it correctly. When you use...

If I understand it correctly. When you use sequential or Semi-sequential the code ignores the Squirts variable.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,815
Posted By Dirty Rick
RC750's

RC750's
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 28,940
Posted By Dirty Rick
A 3076 should easily get you into the "needs...

A 3076 should easily get you into the "needs water/methanol injection" zone, and that is just silly for the street.
Forum: showroom 04-30-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,139
Posted By Dirty Rick
Mine are happily dealing with 20# of boost... ...

Mine are happily dealing with 20# of boost...

It was cheaper to buy a new set of rods than get the old ones re-bushed.
Can you do destructive testing on those rods?
The rods that were in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By Dirty Rick
Another thing that could be a problem is if you...

Another thing that could be a problem is if you have installed high output bulbs.

There is a guy that sells a kit to take the headlight load off the dash wiring.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,658
Posted By Dirty Rick
That's how the Yoshi adapter seals, locktite

That's how the Yoshi adapter seals, locktite
Forum: events 04-21-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,884
Posted By Dirty Rick
Probably better that way.....

Probably better that way.....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-20-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,713
Posted By Dirty Rick
It is a FET driver for a logic level coil like a...

It is a FET driver for a logic level coil like a VW wasted spark smart coil.

See 5.3.1.3 Logic spark outputs - FET driver method in the MSExtra Hardware manual
(the only manual you should be...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,398
Posted By Dirty Rick
Heck I'm already doing that, Maxspeed rods at...

Heck I'm already doing that, Maxspeed rods at 20psi! :cool:

They were cheaper and quicker that getting the old rods re-bushed.

I found some real bad poo poo on the old rods (I don't know who...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By Dirty Rick
Check cam belt/timing?

Check cam belt/timing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By Dirty Rick
I tested all the sensors before installing the...

I tested all the sensors before installing the system.
All measured in spec.

All indications at this point it appears the Programmer vacuum regulator is not happy. since everything around it...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Dirty Rick
Post your MSQ over on the Extra Forum for...

Post your MSQ over on the Extra Forum for analysis.
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