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Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 751
Good chance it was fuel cooking at the pump.. ...

Good chance it was fuel cooking at the pump..
.Seen it on my little Saabs so many times that any "warmed up" motor I did I just went with Facet pumps in the trunk floor...
And I had a phenolic...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Not a good sales tech, but a good engine builder....

Not a good sales tech, but a good engine builder. and answered your PM.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,574
Oh gawd..geniuses....Now I vaguely recall (nobody...

Oh gawd..geniuses....Now I vaguely recall (nobody wants to dwell on unpleasant memories)...These guys HAVE to be on TB Basefook, they fit perfectly there...

Oh mah gawd.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
early 80s to sometime in the 90s... Check...

early 80s to sometime in the 90s... Check Rockauto under calipers and look at the piccies.

Look like this:


: A-1 CARDONE 19826 Caliper
TOYOTA 4RUNNER 1986-1989
TOYOTA LAND...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Where are you Charlie? Anywhere near Pommieland?...

Where are you Charlie? Anywhere near Pommieland? If you are I say get a Garrett TB0384

http://www.turbomaster.info/eng/garrett_parts_list/465189-0003.php

1990 onward Ford Cosworth 4x4
Then a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Some guy name Rod Millen is the guy that put m...

Some guy name Rod Millen is the guy that put m onto the RX7 calipers when we were admiring the nice Toyota pick-up Sumitomo calipers on the front of my Saab 900....and the RX7 ones on his GTX rally...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,574
It was some BaseFook link..Once closed it would...

It was some BaseFook link..Once closed it would be days of horrible sh!t to find it..
Besides it would send you into paroxysms..We'd be subjected to DAYS of ...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,574
This is why ^ up there...point after point just...

This is why ^ up there...point after point just flat wrong..
And this:
https://graph.facebook.com/v2.9/10202233249068274/picture?type=normal

Look, a lotta people here are anti-drift mindset.. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Do it...You'll soon find that the connecting rods...

Do it...You'll soon find that the connecting rods are weaker than sh!t.
They bend, and some break..Big mess then..
But solve that and they are amazing motors for making 500 hp.

Then you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,574
Let me try to understand: you're going to finish...

Let me try to understand: you're going to finish setteling the suspension, and then drop in some big stinkin heavy V8..

Now I've done a little suspension work and a lot for cars that are supposed...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,574
Ken, both in the above and in the description of...

Ken, both in the above and in the description of how the really quite stupid short term fad that ATE convinced Volov BMW and BMC to use, you have too much faith in the descriptions of how it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
No, heat and Liquid Wrench and rotation and more...

No, heat and Liquid Wrench and rotation and more heat and Liquid Wrench...It turns in a nice bronze bushing..It cannot 'rust in" ..A little care and gentle tapping..
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,574
Ken...You know the old saying "Horses for...

Ken...You know the old saying "Horses for courses"?

Or "different strokes for different folks"?

Or this from one of the greatest films EVER.
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Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,574
Simple is good.. 2 rear calipers is for all an...

Simple is good..
2 rear calipers is for all an awful lot of people going a lot of sideways in much trickier conditions enough to somehow manage fine..
And plumbing 2 calipers in the rear is...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Only done 8-10 B21 or B23 custom builds (and...

Only done 8-10 B21 or B23 custom builds (and helped--supplied stuff for a few more including a fast B20) Most 8v, but one was B23 w 16v head and cams I made a run of for the old Knox Motorsport..
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 866
Most people just talk about most things.....

Most people just talk about most things.. whatever else 'everybody" is is saying..

I look up things..

That's why I did a run of 15-16 modified bellhousings --which cost a full 1/3 less than the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 866
No, go up..That for some reason is reverse gear...

No, go up..That for some reason is reverse gear in the first column..

Your gears are: 2.95 1.94 1.34 1.00 0.63

With that 5th, you could use 4.3; 4.56 even and still have less revs in top gear...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 866
No, not at all correct.. All GM V8s in USA ...

No, not at all correct..
All GM V8s in USA
All V8 Mustang up to 85my
Mustang V8 SVO
Bazillions of Holdens in OZ
Bazzilions of Fords in OZ
Ford Sierra Cosworth
AMC Jeep C2
TVR Griffith V8
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 816
This. When you tighten the bolts the bushing...

This.
When you tighten the bolts the bushing squished and bulges and sits tight in the OD and lasts.
Ideally it should be a slight press fit..about 010"

Surprised it isn't..an easy slide fit,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Nope..I'm just shaking my head wonder why you are...

Nope..I'm just shaking my head wonder why you are so ---then I read you're on the TB Basefook thing...Nevermind.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
https://pics.me.me/thumb_men-have-pms-too-fb-com-l...

https://pics.me.me/thumb_men-have-pms-too-fb-com-laughoutloudly247-piss-and-moan-syndrome-20437279.png



Again, your time of the month? I siad I was assuming I didn't know everything because the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
And since twitter or Pacefook type postings are...

And since twitter or Pacefook type postings are the norm and they don't say what they're doing or hoping to do ultimately, that's why some people ask what the plans are.
Foolishly...:roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Is it suddenly your time of month???:oops: ...

Is it suddenly your time of month???:oops:
(unstated often in English "I" )Just not assuming ----------> I<------------ know EVERYTHING..

And maybe warn him if he ever responded that maybe--just...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Soory..I was confused..Din't get to sleepy-time...

Soory..I was confused..Din't get to sleepy-time till 0330 night before and 0420 this last night..
Ja är storli förvirra. (find somebody from Österbotten för traduccione)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Thank you oh great mind-reader..I was confused by...

Thank you oh great mind-reader..I was confused by the full text which asked about the H-beams.... and it suggested he was considering those by its inclusion...bad habit of mine to read what people...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Yes, of course. Obviously. Do you have them?

Yes, of course. Obviously. Do you have them?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Again all the experts are advising without asking...

Again all the experts are advising without asking critical questions

Have you said exactly which pistons you're planning? Remind me
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Aside from the lack of a little tiny Saab logo,...

Aside from the lack of a little tiny Saab logo, those look identical to the same things in a Saab "De Lux" instrument cluster of the same generation....All of them..

And a sender is a sender...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Good. that's why we should stick with VDO or...

Good. that's why we should stick with VDO or Moto-meter..they mark their senders on the flat of the hex...even stock idiot light for oil pressure senders ---in metric so 0,4-0,6 bar
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Well the big thing is does the marks on the...

Well the big thing is does the marks on the sender match --0-120 or 0-150, whadd EVAR.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
clean the hex really good and look on the flats...

clean the hex really good and look on the flats of the sender...Stamped in might be something like 0-150..
Look at gauge..is it the same range?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Yes. See I've been building rally motors since...

Yes. See I've been building rally motors since maybe 1985 and really "inspired" since then as well..Rally is about HP and torque much like road cars except ratcheted up a bit..Pull..that's why I said...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Better would be some 300ZX...easier and better...

Better would be some 300ZX...easier and better piston size...especially if the brake boost gets junked.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Bore a B20 so its round, fresh holes..Comp 11:1...

Bore a B20 so its round, fresh holes..Comp 11:1 after improving the roof to wall intersection and unshrouding the big valves. Better---but not insanely heavy rods ..and this cam under the table, IPD...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
250 hp is s a figure just plucked out of the...

250 hp is s a figure just plucked out of the (thin mountain) air..
Meaningless. Abstract.. How a whole car goes (especially UP) isn't merely one random number plucked out of the air but torque...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Yep...seen it on SLAAB 900s..he-man effort,...

Yep...seen it on SLAAB 900s..he-man effort, swapped the intermediate shaft with the 2 dead u-joints then it was "too over-assisted"..
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Lagerstatus: Tillfälligt slut Artnr: 07088 ...

Lagerstatus: Tillfälligt slut

Artnr: 07088
Hyllplats:I5-1F2


Temporarily slut.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,084
Volvo did it themselves 35 years ago in their...

Volvo did it themselves 35 years ago in their Group A roadracers..Group A mandated ORIGINAL head, intake and exhaust manifolds, stock valve sizes, stock rod and piston dimensions and weight and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,084
me too but most people here don't want to make...

me too but most people here don't want to make boost.. They seem content with 12-13 and must have never heard the saying "Life begins at 20psi"...
Plus this is America, home of alt-truth and fake...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,104
IT Woadwacerer..where do you get your bizarre...

IT Woadwacerer..where do you get your bizarre fantasies?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqo4Lc8xthM

Go to 40 seconds..BIG f***ing vented discs and aluminum 4 pot Brembo, Maybe Alcon calipers......
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
The 2 line thing is stupider than fawk.. The...

The 2 line thing is stupider than fawk..

The proof that its just so much triggered Lutheran engineers out of their minds BS is that they dropped the 2 line bullsh!t on the same car with ABS..
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,508
He ain't pulling the head so.....:oops:

He ain't pulling the head so.....:oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,508
OK then. Now I don't know you and you don't know...

OK then. Now I don't know you and you don't know me so please don't get butt-hurt but (goddam I don't even know where to start)

"core reliability" whaddevar de fuq that is?
Nothing I might...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,508
Dialog works best in these sort of cases as a...

Dialog works best in these sort of cases as a question posed, answer back thing. Like this imagined dialog:

Crusty Old Geeza Who Has Built a Couple of Hundred "FUN" 4s: You willing to pull the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,508
His static compression is around 11.4 Sounds...

His static compression is around 11.4

Sounds GOOD
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Still are..But that's only 6 oz occasionally--or...

Still are..But that's only 6 oz occasionally--or 2-3 bottles occasionally..Not all the time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Just a thought...Maybe its the fact that water...

Just a thought...Maybe its the fact that water mixes with alky-haul rather than staying all in a big blob in the tank and maybe its the WATER in contact--and especially in contact and sitting that...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,508
What of it? Its the combination of gear and axle...

What of it? Its the combination of gear and axle that is important...

Do the math..gear x axle.

Which do you think has lower revs in 5th at X MPH?
3,7 gear and 0,8?
Or 4.63 and 0,63?
Quick!...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,508
Again your immaturity, and unbelievable sheer...

Again your immaturity, and unbelievable sheer stupidity makes you unable to even begin to adress the issues... You were asked questions..They were posed to help you down a pathway, logically leading...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,508
I didn't ask for you to regurgitate other guys...

I didn't ask for you to regurgitate other guys chatting about what other guys chatted about what they read in a fan-zine......You said "they change the material" which is why we few adults here are...
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