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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 04:48 PM
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Posted By linuxman51
made no difference over the ipd turbo cam in the...

made no difference over the ipd turbo cam in the blue 242, and spit a shim out to add insult to injury. If you don't already have a really hot setup I don't know that it's going to do much for you.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 329,517
Posted By linuxman51
cleaning and component analysis continues on the...

cleaning and component analysis continues on the 4L80. noticed that there was some wear on one of the gears(it's not really a shaft), so I took apart the spare transmission I had... and it's rough......
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By linuxman51
it should make 5psi by like 2500 rpms.. basically...

it should make 5psi by like 2500 rpms.. basically in the amount of time it takes you to get your foot to the floor it should be at max boost with a 13c. Any exhaust leaks?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2020, 10:24 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
parts ordered for the 4L80 (gotta get a couple...

parts ordered for the 4L80 (gotta get a couple more, whoops). Geez stuff got spendy. clutches and steels ran me about 200 bucks, and it's just normal gm high energy stuff. there were a couple other...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By linuxman51
porting does nothing if you're running a tiny...

porting does nothing if you're running a tiny little td04
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,157
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Posted By linuxman51
would be this weekend, but weather is bad

would be this weekend, but weather is bad
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,157
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Posted By linuxman51
transmission fix was easy. turns out there was...

transmission fix was easy. turns out there was (and is once more) a lock nut that holds the shifter position switch lever - it's the best I can come up with - to the hurst shifter, it rattled off...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 163,464
Posted By linuxman51
yep, I've now got an assortment of them all over...

yep, I've now got an assortment of them all over the place. loud cars, grinders, saws, mowers, etc.
Forum: events 01-06-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,696
Posted By linuxman51
aight I'll start the signup list haha

aight I'll start the signup list haha
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,543
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Posted By linuxman51
got the ol trans apart. Horror show of clutch...

got the ol trans apart. Horror show of clutch destruction in the forward drum, and the intermediates and directs were burned but not de-lined. All bearings, bushings, etc looked awesome, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By linuxman51
would require relocating alt/power steering...

would require relocating alt/power steering depending on car, not as easy as it sounds. easier to put a remote filter on and ditch the standoff pipe and maybe even the oil cooler.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By linuxman51
the outlet of the na manifold is right on top of...

the outlet of the na manifold is right on top of the oil filter, it's not a matter of where you put the turbo
Forum: events 01-03-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By linuxman51
oh and starting around hyundai when you get into...

oh and starting around hyundai when you get into town.
Forum: events 01-03-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,696
Posted By linuxman51
yea 65 north from mobeezy is generally an...

yea 65 north from mobeezy is generally an 85-90mph zone, pretty rare to see cops except maybe around greenville.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,747
Posted By linuxman51
ken's dealing with some family stuff I believe,...

ken's dealing with some family stuff I believe, but he hasn't updated it in a bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By linuxman51
it's easy to do. there's a lot to take in...

it's easy to do. there's a lot to take in initially when learning this stuff, so take your time and feel the system out. save it to a different filename before you make changes in case something...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,314
Posted By linuxman51
it wasn't making all that much. I think it'd been...

it wasn't making all that much. I think it'd been punched back out too big or something. that was a long time ago, and trying to draw life lessons from a sample size of 1 isn't always a great idea. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By linuxman51
afr table is targets for it to hit. it's alright...

afr table is targets for it to hit. it's alright I reckon if thats what you want
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By linuxman51
first thing that jumps out is TPSdot threshhold...

first thing that jumps out is TPSdot threshhold is too low and your AE settings are fairly aggressive. on very slight tip in your PW is going up almost 50%

set your tpsdot threshhold to like 75,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 329,517
Posted By linuxman51
dropped the engine and trans out the bottom. took...

dropped the engine and trans out the bottom. took a bit of doing, not sure if it would be easier out the top or the bottom, probably 6 one way, half a dozen the other. only had to cut the wires going...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,157
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Posted By linuxman51
Got the car back together, need to check trans...

Got the car back together, need to check trans fluid levels and shifter linkage, it was doing some strange stuff on the short drive I did yesterday (wouldn't go down to 1, so I'm thinking it's more...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 108,699
Posted By linuxman51
if you've been running e85 in the car, be sure to...

if you've been running e85 in the car, be sure to flush the whole thing out with pump 93, run a tank or two through it if you have time.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By linuxman51
Ok, first.. most 8v VE tables will be dropping...

Ok, first.. most 8v VE tables will be dropping off not going up after about 5400rpms. after 6 they start dropping off quite hard unless you've got some special sauce type of setup. Even on pump gas 7...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2019, 10:39 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
Well that was a bust. If I had to run the turbo,...

Well that was a bust. If I had to run the turbo, I'd figure it out, but for the sake of experimentation, it was going to be too much work. Even after moving the front wastegate around (twice, because...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2019, 10:28 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
get another set of stock b234 cams.

get another set of stock b234 cams.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2019, 11:55 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
Had to clear out some other stuff to get back on...

Had to clear out some other stuff to get back on my own projects. Got the hx-52 off, the 7875 won't fit (interferes with the front wastegate.. same as the hx-52, so... time to change things up a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By linuxman51
so which hotside does it have?

so which hotside does it have?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By linuxman51
when I put the 2.3L together that's in the gold...

when I put the 2.3L together that's in the gold car right now. I don't really have much in the way of back to back info, I ran the sealed power stuff years ago but the drag car had some comp springs...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By linuxman51
If you are buying the stuff from josh, might want...

If you are buying the stuff from josh, might want to pick up a billet crank gear while you're "in there", the OE gears are not very stout and subject to break
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By linuxman51
yep ...

yep

https://yoshifab.com/store/16valve-upgraded-valve-springs.html
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By linuxman51
OEM ford modular springs are good for stock cams...

OEM ford modular springs are good for stock cams (at least), I put a set of BTR springs in mine (single spring, upgraded ford modular spring) and it happily winds on up
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2019, 11:19 AM
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Posted By linuxman51
So, as hinted in the 940 thread, while the 940 is...

So, as hinted in the 940 thread, while the 940 is down and busted (heh), I'm gonna test out the 78mm turbo on the gold car. More for s&g than anything else, but also to see how it responds, may help...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By linuxman51
get the bigger housing. you're not talking about...

get the bigger housing. you're not talking about huge housings anyway, so get the bigger one.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,314
Posted By linuxman51
:ahem: mine split out with 96.5 it's...

:ahem:

mine split out with 96.5

it's not all that uncommon for higher output levels, hence why the swedes do things like epoxy and concrete fill blocks, etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By linuxman51
that's the rumor. don't know that guy though ;)

that's the rumor. don't know that guy though ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,314
Posted By linuxman51
talk to josh @ yoshifab

talk to josh @ yoshifab
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By linuxman51
got a picture?

got a picture?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,747
Posted By linuxman51
yeah there's no apples to apples way to do...

yeah there's no apples to apples way to do something like that. a 1/4 mile on the east coast however is the same distance as a 1/4 mile on the west coast ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By linuxman51
you have to run larger injectors (well, at the...

you have to run larger injectors (well, at the very least you *should* run larger injectors) with the 3in maf. In addition to that, full e85 ends up needing somewhere around 50% more fuel, so.....
Forum: events 12-16-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,381
Posted By linuxman51
dropped part of a spark plug in the hole...

dropped part of a spark plug in the hole according to the thread in OT :-/
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 329,517
Posted By linuxman51
got started today, drained fluids. Oil was about...

got started today, drained fluids. Oil was about due, transmission fluid looked and smelled surprisingly good considering how badly it's slipping. coolant looked alright. Got the exhaust off, turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By linuxman51
yours is a 240, it's a tighter engine bay

yours is a 240, it's a tighter engine bay
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By linuxman51
looks like the bigger problem you might have is...

looks like the bigger problem you might have is the turbo hitting the head.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By linuxman51
should fit about the same, the header flange...

should fit about the same, the header flange positioning between an 8v and a16v is about the same, the head gets wider above the gasket and on the intake side.

how tight was that header setup...
Forum: events 12-12-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,696
Posted By linuxman51
I bet if you put a high cap fuel cell in the back...

I bet if you put a high cap fuel cell in the back and a bed pan, you can cut that time down to 36
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 329,517
Posted By linuxman51
aight, she's up in the shop but not disassembled...

aight, she's up in the shop but not disassembled yet (gotta buddy coming by that needs to use the lift, I've either got to yank the drivetrain and put the steering back in really fast, or just hold...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,356
Posted By linuxman51
3076 has a bigger hot side right? I'd pair that...

3076 has a bigger hot side right? I'd pair that with the 16v
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By linuxman51
not having the gaskets usually isn't a big deal,...

not having the gaskets usually isn't a big deal, however you can probably find a soft-parts kit for an A43D for not a whole lot, it should have accumulator seals, valve body gaskets, etc. just be...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,747
Posted By linuxman51
sam ran his 2j car, I'll see if he'll post a...

sam ran his 2j car, I'll see if he'll post a slip. it was a normal day at MRP (formerly MMP), which is to say.. middling to poor prep that went away fast when the sun started setting good. a 10-15mph...
Forum: events 12-10-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,696
Posted By linuxman51
not in ol tubby

not in ol tubby
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