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Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By Dirty Rick
Yes it will. However the volvo racing team was...

Yes it will. However the volvo racing team was not trying to meet emissions or fuel mileage standards. They were not running the car in closed loop, your car should be in closed loop. In open loop...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By Dirty Rick
Just remember with a single O2 sensor in closed...

Just remember with a single O2 sensor in closed loop the ECU will see the average AFR.

So if you put a larger injector in #3 and that richens the average mixture, the ECU will pull fuel to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Dirty Rick
Separate from lift and duration is the speed at...

Separate from lift and duration is the speed at which the valve is opened or closed.
The steepness of the ramp, in other words.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By Dirty Rick
13.5 at idle is (I would say normal) I doubt a...

13.5 at idle is (I would say normal) I doubt a B230 will idle well at 14.7
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 328,013
Posted By Dirty Rick
I've never had any problems with the "wheel of...

I've never had any problems with the "wheel of death"....

https://i.postimg.cc/YqP1cJ0F/wheelofdeath.jpg

But I did have some trouble with the downpipe I was fitting! :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,861
Posted By Dirty Rick
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50699523232_65...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50699523232_65f9080851_c.jpg

Total loss of side impact protection
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Dirty Rick
The shielded wire is for the crank position...

The shielded wire is for the crank position sensor and will not affect power up.

I'd check that something is not pulling down the 5vRef, The processor runs on 5v, if something is pulling down the...
Forum: showroom 12-22-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,355
Posted By Dirty Rick
Two Turn Tables and a Microphone........

Two Turn Tables and a Microphone........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By Dirty Rick
My fuel pressure gauge came with a tee connector...

My fuel pressure gauge came with a tee connector to fit the pressure line
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By Dirty Rick
A bad blower resistor is usually due to high...

A bad blower resistor is usually due to high current draw from a failing blower motor. A bad blower motor will also cook dash harness interconnects and fuse box.

I just did an 86 7 series that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By Dirty Rick
An exhaust report is a back fire An Intake...

An exhaust report is a back fire

An Intake backfire is a sneeze

They are caused by different problems

Fuel pressure test, engine off, engine running, under load, hold with key off?
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dirty Rick
As long as it doesn't go into boost at freeway...

As long as it doesn't go into boost at freeway cruising speed.....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
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: 1,010
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: 5,223
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: 1,209
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: 1,209
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: 3
Views: 1,697
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: 1,644
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: 31
Views: 5,876
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: 1,345
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: 31
Views: 5,876
Posted By Dirty Rick
Some serious sickness there.....

Some serious sickness there.....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
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: 428
Views: 361,790
Posted By Dirty Rick
Cool Thanks

Cool Thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 361,790
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: 230
Views: 88,202
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: 1,721
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: 1,692
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: 1,803
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: 1,473
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: 2,281
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: 125
Views: 15,008
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: 2,281
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: 3,516
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: 1,739
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: 17
Views: 2,692
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: 14,490
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: 1,331
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: 1,656
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: 87,037
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: 87,037
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: 2,719
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: 9,480
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: 1,899
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: 24,079
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: 9,480
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: 260,176
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: 9,480
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: 2,494
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: 2,494
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.
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