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Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By cwdodson88
Rough numbers in the matchbot say that you'd be...

Rough numbers in the matchbot say that you'd be nearing the 50% gating with that turbine housing. Thats not bad. But I would opt for a larger AR.

https://www.borgwarner.com/go/FJJ7P9
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By cwdodson88
I'd opt for a larger AR housing, and if there is...

I'd opt for a larger AR housing, and if there is a twin scroll for that frame turbo, go that route.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,336
Posted By cwdodson88
:lol: Hood exit will fix that whistling wind. :-P

:lol: Hood exit will fix that whistling wind. :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,336
Posted By cwdodson88
Jens car is awesome. There are more than a few...

Jens car is awesome. There are more than a few guys over on Savar Turbo that are running suck through with big turbos. One is running a big 4 barrel and a Holset of some sort, but I cant find it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,336
Posted By cwdodson88
https://youtu.be/fqzDCkZh7fM ...

https://youtu.be/fqzDCkZh7fM
https://youtu.be/rbxjrl1Pqk4
https://youtu.be/Ea0JDwVUSAA

Proof of concept?

I wouldn’t worry about carbon seals with draw through.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,336
Posted By cwdodson88
Sure. Just run it suck through with no ic. Should...

Sure. Just run it suck through with no ic. Should only need a carb adapter>turbo inlet, then an adapter from the turbo to the intake manifold… or a y to an SU manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,336
Posted By cwdodson88
Wagons are fun. Would be awesome with a little...

Wagons are fun. Would be awesome with a little turbski. 10 psi and you’ll love the 4.56/m41. It’ll rip. More fun than you’d expect. Stoplight shenanigans are necessary.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,336
Posted By cwdodson88
The front, rear, and rear quarter windows are...

The front, rear, and rear quarter windows are cake to install. Just grab a friend, some 1/4" paracord, and foaming window cleaner and a big tube of hand sanitizer. Rub the rope down with sanitizer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By cwdodson88
That makes sense. I haven't really had to deal...

That makes sense. I haven't really had to deal with that kind of structural repair without going all the way back to the spot welds. Most times I've had to do any larger repairs to rear quarters, its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By cwdodson88
I wouldnt flange a patch panel. Theres no way to...

I wouldnt flange a patch panel. Theres no way to planish out your weld with the lip behind it. Butt joint would be my go to. Tack it every inch, smooth out your tacks (both sides if you can) then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By cwdodson88
Oreillys carry’s a dent fix kit, one of those as...

Oreillys carry’s a dent fix kit, one of those as seen on tv things called a “Ding King”. I would try that for $20 rather than buy a bunch of filler that will inevitably fail
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By cwdodson88
POR15 tank sealer. ...

POR15 tank sealer.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By cwdodson88
https://mossmotors.com/tool-kit-su-carburetor

https://mossmotors.com/tool-kit-su-carburetor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By cwdodson88
This is my approach to every SU style carb that...

This is my approach to every SU style carb that comes into my driveway. So far, every one has left driving better than it came in.

If you plan to keep the SU’s, get a sync tool, jet adjusting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By cwdodson88
For the diy approach. Eastwood sells a product...

For the diy approach. Eastwood sells a product called "Optiflow" primer. Its a roll on primer. So take the car down to metal with appropriate grit paper and roll on the primer. Then you can wetsand...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By cwdodson88
full tune on the carbs :lol::rofl::-P ...

full tune on the carbs :lol::rofl::-P

Timing, rocker adjustment, carb tune, and miles.. give her some miles :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,353
Posted By cwdodson88
The d-jet injectors are not super easy to find in...

The d-jet injectors are not super easy to find in new condition these days, but its not exactly difficult. If you can find the holders for the k-jet injectors, you can run modern injectors with...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,353
Posted By cwdodson88
I have the Yoshifab unit on my b20. Its well...

I have the Yoshifab unit on my b20. Its well built, and I would say worth it. But, if you really want to run a crank wheel and just go fuel only, let me know. I have an under drive pulley that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,645
Posted By cwdodson88
+1 Just keep them lifters happy.

+1

Just keep them lifters happy.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,353
Posted By cwdodson88
I would bite the bullet now and go fuel and...

I would bite the bullet now and go fuel and spark. Cost/fab time wise and backtracking to upgrade later, its worth the effort and $$ to go with the DSM CAS for vintage motors from yoshifab. If you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,645
Posted By cwdodson88
Same here. So for me its become the thing with...

Same here. So for me its become the thing with all the flat tappet stuff. From the Austin Healeys, MG's, and Triumphs that I work on, to the SBC's that I get every now an then. 2-3k for 30 minutes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By cwdodson88
Try resetting all fuel and air settings. Warm it...

Try resetting all fuel and air settings. Warm it up first.

loosen linkage. Back off choke and idle set screws until there is absolutely no contact. Back the chokes off an extra full turn.

Get...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By cwdodson88
These work well, lots of pad options, and some...

These work well, lots of pad options, and some flexibility with rotor options, but you'd still have to swap hubs to get the 5x108 bolt pattern. Maybe 1800 hubs.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-09-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,870
Posted By cwdodson88
Need more information. Details on the engine....

Need more information. Details on the engine. Attach or link an msq and datalog.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By cwdodson88
That’s definitely a thought. At one point I was...

That’s definitely a thought. At one point I was tossing around the idea of sleeving my spare b18 block then oringing it. But that’s a rainy day thought. I don’t think it’d be super difficult. I would...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By cwdodson88
Good point. I would do all my weight matches...

Good point. I would do all my weight matches after pin bushing install. And dropping the pin od would somewhat zero out added weight of oversized bronze bushes…. Maybe. Probably not. But it’s the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By cwdodson88
Pistons are 380/set shipped shelf stock in the...

Pistons are 380/set shipped shelf stock in the correct overbore and comp height for my build. So cheap for some forged slugs. A chunk of material would be less than $100 (haven’t checked the scrap...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By cwdodson88
Wrist pin stuff...

Going through the new version of my Turbo B20. So far, sourcing off the shelf forged pistons for 24mm wrist pins is proving to be not so easy (on the cheap anyway).

I can get my hands on a set of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,879
Posted By cwdodson88
Buy miata, 4 packs of sawzall blades. Cut off...

Buy miata, 4 packs of sawzall blades. Cut off everything outboard of the suspension mounts. Set that on furniture dolly, then lower your 122 on top while cutting out everything that touches until its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By cwdodson88
I’d remove it if I were to paint your car. Mt...

I’d remove it if I were to paint your car. Mt hood CC has a body tech school, might be worth a shot to have it done there. Just have them go for max mil thickness so it can be wet sanded and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,092
Posted By cwdodson88
They’re easy to pull apart. So this is what I’d...

They’re easy to pull apart. So this is what I’d do, pull it and start with tail housing and selector plate. I’d be looking at the shift rails/selector forks for the obvious stuck/broken/bent, then...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,092
Posted By cwdodson88
Sounds like a combination of issues. Pilot...

Sounds like a combination of issues. Pilot bearing siezed, and selectors keeping in in a gear. Does it have an aftermarket shifter?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
https://www.cascadiamotion.com/images/catalog/Data...

https://www.cascadiamotion.com/images/catalog/DataSheets/idm190.pdf
^ The new iDM that we are getting close to release, should be ready by the end of the year. Just requires throttle/brake control...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
Quick from a stand still as HiSPL says. Where it...

Quick from a stand still as HiSPL says. Where it peaks is going to depend on two things. Gearbox and controller voltage and current output.

Like culberro points out, this would be the blow through...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
Just spray it. Nitrous is always the answer.

Just spray it. Nitrous is always the answer.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,161
Posted By cwdodson88
I would say that it depends on revs and...

I would say that it depends on revs and modifications.

The blocks themselves would be kosher to run as is so long as the specs/tolerance is all good.

Inline 4's and 6's are commonly a "no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By cwdodson88
I feel like you want them fully weighted. I...

I feel like you want them fully weighted. I always use stacked 2x4 wheel cradles. Lift the car a corner or end at a time until all for are up in the air. Then do what you need to.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
EV West and the company that built that baja...

EV West and the company that built that baja truggy used those because they were taking up shelf space at EV West. Not because they were efficient, powerful, or reliable. It was a matter of initial...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
You know that the 11.9k price tag of the tesla...

You know that the 11.9k price tag of the tesla unit includes the inverter, gear box, dash display and control unit (EV Controls), throttle pedal, throttle pedal plug and pins, brake switch, brake...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,608
Posted By cwdodson88
Worth a look at the TKX as well. If youre...

Worth a look at the TKX as well. If youre spending TKO600 money anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,614
Posted By cwdodson88
Sizewise, the might be “drop in” with some...

Sizewise, the might be “drop in” with some massaging done at the machine shop. Like culberro points out, going bigger might not really be better without more work elsewhere.

Here’s a place to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,614
Posted By cwdodson88
Either would have trade offs. With stainless you...

Either would have trade offs. With stainless you might want do some research into different seat materials to aid in heat transfer. But really, I think steel would be good for your goals and not...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,539
Posted By cwdodson88
Me too. Pushrod tippy tappet noises sound fun...

Me too. Pushrod tippy tappet noises sound fun when you’re blowing 20psi down it’s throat. That one hasn’t seen the dyno yet, but I’m excited to see what it’ll do. The runners are equal-ish 4>2, then...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,539
Posted By cwdodson88
+1 Even if you do mild steel, a set of...

+1

Even if you do mild steel, a set of flanges will run a bill or two, schedule 40 els is another, some schedule 40 straight, cutoff wheels, flap discs, and then buying/renting/borrowing a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,161
Posted By cwdodson88
It’s all good til the guy slaps a set of 1000s on...

It’s all good til the guy slaps a set of 1000s on it and drives a cold engine to the tuner just to find out that he’s 2qts over filled with gas and old Rodney starts knocking like 7.3idi.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,161
Posted By cwdodson88
+1 Also, forged pistons usually run looser...

+1

Also, forged pistons usually run looser piston>wall, so more cold piston slap, more cold blowby, more possibility of bad/initial tuning to cause catastrophic engine failure if your not on top...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
Yeah, each module is set up of a sieries>parallel...

Yeah, each module is set up of a sieries>parallel arrangement to get the most kwh/discharge rate. So depending on the EV conversion, you can additionally series or parrallel them for your needs.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
Thats only one module. 21v 5kwh. A full...

Thats only one module. 21v 5kwh.

A full tesla p100 pack at that price is north of $20K
Forum: showroom 06-28-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By cwdodson88
I’m running leds on my 245. The light pattern is...

I’m running leds on my 245. The light pattern is really hard to get right without diffusers. Some kits have clear or amber tubes, I had to sandblast the clear ones in order to have any beam cutoff....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,436
Posted By cwdodson88
Clipper creek has some nice stuff. I’m running...

Clipper creek has some nice stuff. I’m running them at home and work. Worth the money. And the have some with like 50 foot leads.
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