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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By culberro
Unless you got bronze guides installed, do not...

Unless you got bronze guides installed, do not run stainless steel valves.

Stock valves are actually really high quality. Even the new stock replacements are better than the cheaper SS valves...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By culberro
Those guides are so long that it doesn't matter...

Those guides are so long that it doesn't matter what you do.

Grinding down the guides is usually easier than: removing the guides, porting the head, profiling the guides, and then reinstalling...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By culberro
Here's a AliExpress kit, labelled for a b21/200...

Here's a AliExpress kit, labelled for a b21/200 which will work on a b23/230 as well.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By culberro
Not too bad these days, $60/ea plus the bulbs: ...

Not too bad these days, $60/ea plus the bulbs:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/164838468409?epid=22035406242&hash=item2661236b39:g:JXAAAOSw5QVewVe4
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By culberro
Cibie 7" eCodes are a step up over the Hella's....

Cibie 7" eCodes are a step up over the Hella's. Fight me. :-P
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By culberro
Get a dcoe manifold from china (aliexpress) and...

Get a dcoe manifold from china (aliexpress) and some knock off dcoe 45s (FAJS). That's one of the cheapest ways to do it, and it's still going to be $700-850.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,187
Posted By culberro
waffle cossie rack breakfast

waffle cossie rack breakfast
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By culberro
If it's still connected to the intake manifold,...

If it's still connected to the intake manifold, absolutely.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By culberro
Here's a link to the motor mounts that I made: ...

Here's a link to the motor mounts that I made:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By culberro
And vacuum leaks, and MAF

And vacuum leaks, and MAF
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By culberro
You can keep the 3.9 rear end with a m46/m47, the...

You can keep the 3.9 rear end with a m46/m47, the 0.8 5th gear in the m46/47 is actually really nice with a lower geared diff. That is unless you're spending hours on the freeway.

The low 1st...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By culberro
I made mounts that just bolt to the stock 240...

I made mounts that just bolt to the stock 240 engine mount location on the crossmember.
It’s a lot easier if you use early 80s (truck?) mounts on the 302.
If you have a drill, angle grinder, and a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By culberro
^This

^This
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By culberro
The chamber, valve seat, and port through the...

The chamber, valve seat, and port through the turn.

On the intake, it’s the flange area and injector bungs.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By culberro
I-5 is usually 75mph+ these days in most of the...

I-5 is usually 75mph+ these days in most of the state.
The 3.91 would be fun and it's easy. 1st gear will be pretty useless unless you're towing a trailer at times.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By culberro
Derp, see the op is asking about NA setup. ...

Derp, see the op is asking about NA setup.
3.73 for sure in oregon.
3.31 and a b-cam is death even with higher CR.

3.91 in the car would be great with a m46/47 and a fun NA setup. If you're...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By culberro
1030 with brakes is 135# IFS (58" width)...

1030 with brakes is 135#

IFS (58" width) Toyota 8" with 4cyl 3rd member and Wilwood brakes is 140#
V6 3rd member is probably another 10-20lbs

8.8 is 185# iirc

These are all from memory, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By culberro
It’s the disc diameter, so the clamping face will...

It’s the disc diameter, so the clamping face will be slightly wider.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By culberro
Rock dat 228/240 combo Or have STS punch in...

Rock dat 228/240 combo

Or have STS punch in a new bolt and dowel patter for the Viggen/215 Volvo setup. If you’re staying NA, the Saab 240 PP is heavy…
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,187
Posted By culberro
The last xratty rack that we had to get rebuilt...

The last xratty rack that we had to get rebuilt cost more than most 240s.

Yes please, install a rack that’s has less steering angle, will give you terrible bump steer, and is infinitely harder to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By culberro
You can make a 9” significantly lighter than a...

You can make a 9” significantly lighter than a 8.8 for not a lot of extra money. Because the pinion sits really low on the 9” it does create excess drag, but there are better gear designs and surface...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By culberro
The Viggen PP also has tucked in mounting holes,...

The Viggen PP also has tucked in mounting holes, but they fit the stock 215mm clutch pattern (if the dowel pins are equidistant to the threaded holes).

If it’s a dual drilled JVAB FW and meant for...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By culberro
They’re usually drilled for multiple clutch PP’s....

They’re usually drilled for multiple clutch PP’s.

Got a picture of the FW?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By culberro
If you have the budget, go for a Ford 9" housing....

If you have the budget, go for a Ford 9" housing. You can get them in almost any width with axles and bearings for ~$650usd. Toss in a $600 center section, and a $250-2k brake kit.

The 8.8 is...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By culberro
For most driving: parts store ceramics or Akebono...

For most driving: parts store ceramics or Akebono ceramics, or PBR Metal Masters if I can find them (I am currently hoarding a few pairs for 240s). If you know, you know.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,005
Posted By culberro
Glad those worked out! I’ll have to give them a...

Glad those worked out! I’ll have to give them a shot!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By culberro
That it just a "turbo" oil pump, or one found on...

That it just a "turbo" oil pump, or one found on later 93+ b230 engines.

Depending on where you live, there may be cheaper/easier options for oil pumps.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By culberro
If it's the 228/215 Viggen PP, then you can use a...

If it's the 228/215 Viggen PP, then you can use a stock dog-dish clutch disc (which is 228mm). You MIGHT have clearance issues using a stock type disc, if it's a JVAB with the smaller counterbore...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By culberro
There used to be a few suspension programs that...

There used to be a few suspension programs that were in the $400-600 range, and they were all excel based with a decent user interface. They run through a set amount of bump and roll and give you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By culberro
You'll also want some sort of suspension dynamics...

You'll also want some sort of suspension dynamics program to help plot all the important bits (especially bump-steer and toe change in roll), or you can do it in CAD if you have something at your...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By culberro
This.

This.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By culberro
The ebay link looks to be just a Oilite (oil...

The ebay link looks to be just a Oilite (oil impregnated) bronze bushing from McMaster.

I've used the STS bushing on a few cars, it's a great upgrade even with a stock clutch. It removes some/most...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By culberro
Nice, sounds like a solid kit to use! The...

Nice, sounds like a solid kit to use!

The underside of a brick is a great resonance chamber. The v8 car used to have duals that dumped before the axle: completely unbearable. Now it's out the back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By culberro
2lb is way more than enough for an exhaust. Have...

2lb is way more than enough for an exhaust. Have fun with it.
Are you using an exhaust kit with bends and flared ends, or just but welding everything from mandrel bends?

This is TB, so you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By culberro
It'll be enough. Have you used SS flux core...

It'll be enough.
Have you used SS flux core before? It is not beginner friendly at all.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By culberro
When running BCs, Poly probably helps by...

When running BCs, Poly probably helps by preventing any rear suspension movement.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,255
Posted By culberro
You don’t race your car. Completely different...

You don’t race your car. Completely different thermal loads :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,255
Posted By culberro
Good to know. The rally car is still having...

Good to know.

The rally car is still having issues. I'm about to order some 3/8 inconel studs (where did you get the a286 studs at?). The Norlocks and Ti studs were the best so far, but still had...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-24-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By culberro
I found the graphs, there is a slight voltage...

I found the graphs, there is a slight voltage offset change but it's all linear. EFI Hardware has the curves for the sensors they sell. Very handy resource!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By culberro
It will be completely fine. Of note: That...

It will be completely fine.

Of note: That area on the head is not the restriction for most setups.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By culberro
Sideways and not caring about grip, poly all...

Sideways and not caring about grip, poly all around.

When you start searching for grip, you’ll want stock rear axle bushings or spherical ones from BNE/Sellholm/M&M, and spherical for the torque...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,760
Posted By culberro
Like a real 175whp, or you think it makes 175whp?...

Like a real 175whp, or you think it makes 175whp? I’m mostly just curious about what you have going on under the hood.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-23-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By culberro
Awesome, that's good to know! I don't really...

Awesome, that's good to know!

I don't really have a lot of time to fiddle around with this before the weekend, so this gives me some hope if I decide to swap it from old brick to the smaller LS1...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-23-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By culberro
LS MAP Sensor

Does anyone know if the LS and older style GM MAP sensors share the same linear scale and offset?

Long story short, the older 1-bar GM sensor fell apart and I have a 1-bar LS sensor just sitting...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,239
Posted By culberro
I'm with you Roy. When I was doing track days...

I'm with you Roy.
When I was doing track days with the 242 turbo I'd have to rotate tires mid-way through the day and all 4 were shot at the end of the day (Falken 615Ks). Brake pads were also...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,239
Posted By culberro
I didn't know that! 225/45/16 would be nice on...

I didn't know that!
225/45/16 would be nice on a brick.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,239
Posted By culberro
The sidewall height isn’t helping you at all, and...

The sidewall height isn’t helping you at all, and the stock-ish suspension alignment is not anywhere close to what you want for track driving.

There’s not a lot of good track tires, in an...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By culberro
I swear that I'm the only person that has great...

I swear that I'm the only person that has great luck with Spec clutches :e-shrug:
Also, never use a solid hub unless you're racing and are inspecting it often.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By culberro
That is comically fast.

That is comically fast.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,237
Posted By culberro
If you're just swapping out the springs, you're...

If you're just swapping out the springs, you're going to need to C-notch the rails and use shorter stroke shocks unless you want to run on the non-existent bump stops again.
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