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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By linuxman51
I think it's fairly standard. you going to have...

I think it's fairly standard. you going to have room for an adapter and a sensor? you can take the valve out of the schrader and then it's just a whatever threaded port.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-20-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By linuxman51
filter the clt signal, but also double check your...

filter the clt signal, but also double check your grounds and run your sensor grounds to a common location with the MS.

it will also probably pop a failsafe value if it's not getting a signal, so...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-20-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By linuxman51
pull both? fuel cut *should* work fine, but if...

pull both? fuel cut *should* work fine, but if there's residual fuel in the runner(s) and port that get sucked in, it could create a problem. Then again, the ratio is probably going to be nigh...
Forum: events 06-19-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By linuxman51
a bigger smoker would be a nice thing to have for...

a bigger smoker would be a nice thing to have for a number of reasons.. could probably run the temp up to cook burgers in large numbers as well as lots of ass.

and it'd be nice to not have to drag...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-19-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By linuxman51
those are the harness side connectors, not the...

those are the harness side connectors, not the ecu side. got my hopes up there for a minute lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
I'd set it up a little on the loose side myself...

I'd set it up a little on the loose side myself as well. if you hit it with enough smack, the gap will tighten up a bit ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By linuxman51
you could, as long as you can get a good transfer...

you could, as long as you can get a good transfer setup for it. You may want to order the mustang maf from the states, and pay the shipping. they're fairly cheap (sub $100usd) new and are a bit...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By linuxman51
Lemme ask a few folks, I know they tested GM and...

Lemme ask a few folks, I know they tested GM and Ford maf's and those are said to be well supported (they come in various shapes and sizes and capacities). Looks like off the top, a ford mustang GT...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By linuxman51
The other issue you're going to run into with it,...

The other issue you're going to run into with it, is that it reads over 5v as a matter of routine operation. you may have better luck with a hot film maf, or a ford maf.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,937
Posted By linuxman51
the 16v manifold is not great at all. it looks...

the 16v manifold is not great at all. it looks like it would be alright but the runners are too narrow (As are the ports in the head right there at the flange). an upgraded intake manifold was worth...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,937
Posted By linuxman51
Not really. Some of us test these things, some do...

Not really. Some of us test these things, some do these things. It has been discussed ad-nauseum on the swedish forums, and their findings and results back up other independent tests. It is a choke...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,684
Posted By linuxman51
you can disable the awd in the P2 r's by pulling...

you can disable the awd in the P2 r's by pulling a fuse. It pops a couple messages up on the dash but otherwise doesn't freak out.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,684
Posted By linuxman51
his trapped a little faster than mine. I should...

his trapped a little faster than mine. I should probably strap mine down sometime
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,684
Posted By linuxman51
lemme go rustle isaac's tree and get him to post...

lemme go rustle isaac's tree and get him to post his
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 189,574
Posted By linuxman51
yeah it's never final. I had the t5 in and out of...

yeah it's never final. I had the t5 in and out of the blue 242 what feels like 100 times for various reasons.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-08-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By linuxman51
ah yes, I should've mentioned the firmware bit....

ah yes, I should've mentioned the firmware bit. The older stuff is truely a step back from the more recent developments
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
This is true, everyone's opinions are equal....

This is true, everyone's opinions are equal. Which means yours is equally as worthless as mine :-P
All the high compression stock engine GM guys would beg to differ on the CR discussion, as do many...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By linuxman51
the 1041 (locker, that's really the big...

the 1041 (locker, that's really the big difference) chunk tends to wear out the little gears on anything really fun. The trutrac shouldn't wear out like that, AND it's not a locker so it's probably a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
the gold box has had it's own share of issues as...

the gold box has had it's own share of issues as well, so it's probably a wash from that perspective. I like that the gold box puts the connectors on the side and not on the face.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
if the rods are crank steered, you don't need...

if the rods are crank steered, you don't need them (but they wouldn't hurt either).
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
based on some old spreadsheets I've got from the...

based on some old spreadsheets I've got from the good oriental folks, 24.8 to 25.2 is what you'd be looking for for crank steerage.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
It was not a response directed solely at you. ...

It was not a response directed solely at you.

lemme go look, 24.8mm is something of a grey area in the memory bank. the length is correct. I'll go check in the archives and get back.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
there's definitely a difference, it's not bench...

there's definitely a difference, it's not bench racing.

but you guys can go ahead and ignore 17 years of experience dealing with all types of volvo engines and do your own thing. I don't have to...
Forum: events 06-06-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By linuxman51
there's gas stations nearby. what, 10-12 miles or...

there's gas stations nearby. what, 10-12 miles or so, give or take Jarred?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
If by "a lot of boost" you mean, constantly over...

If by "a lot of boost" you mean, constantly over 30psi, sure maybe.

Nice pistons, I'd run a thinner hg and maybe skim off the head a little bit. Verify rod straightness of the rods. I'd...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
By far the biggest problem with most MS installs,...

By far the biggest problem with most MS installs, and verily most aftermarket management installs period, is suspect wiring. Not necessarily ugly wiring, but poor ground quality, poor noise...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By linuxman51
it doesn't actually suck as bad as it used to,...

it doesn't actually suck as bad as it used to, but there are still some occasionally glaring gaps. You could just hop down the interstate a little and talk to a guy that's been running ms stuff on...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,449
Posted By linuxman51
timing was a little high compared to what I...

timing was a little high compared to what I normally see, but perhaps not out of question. are the rods bent? 7.8 :1 is borderline anemic.
Forum: events 06-05-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By linuxman51
not many drones in late september. I might could...

not many drones in late september. I might could rustle up a couple, but they're not hard partiers.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By linuxman51
yes. it's not that hard to do.

yes. it's not that hard to do.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By linuxman51
the truck manifolds likely won't fit anything lol...

the truck manifolds likely won't fit anything lol they stick waayy out

you could cut the flanges tho and weld on something, they do weld very well...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By linuxman51
I forget the core size in the blue car, but it...

I forget the core size in the blue car, but it works like a champion with all the stuff in stock positions (except the intercooler, it's out in front of everything behind the center support post)...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By linuxman51
corvette manifolds for those staying NA. I used...

corvette manifolds for those staying NA. I used truck manifolds flipped for all the boosts
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,020
Posted By linuxman51
200hp cheap? Slap that hoe with a 125 shot.

200hp cheap? Slap that hoe with a 125 shot.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,020
Posted By linuxman51
it doesn't. I can answer that.

it doesn't. I can answer that.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,937
Posted By linuxman51
to be fair, John's trumpeting things that most...

to be fair, John's trumpeting things that most people that have been here for a while either think or say, and that is "search noob".

We have the internet, the google translate has been good...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 399,109
Posted By linuxman51
I didn't last time, I dunno. I did get the other...

I didn't last time, I dunno. I did get the other two sets of rings yesterday. Summit.. two boxes with two sets per, shipped from the same place a day apart.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,684
Posted By linuxman51
we'll work it in post upgrades ;) I've also...

we'll work it in post upgrades ;)

I've also gotta get the blue 242 down the track a couple times, but I'm waiting on it's owner for that..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,937
Posted By linuxman51
google translate is pretty good if the 6 inches...

google translate is pretty good if the 6 inches between your ears works well enough.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By linuxman51
yeah that'd do it. the thread is the same, so use...

yeah that'd do it. the thread is the same, so use whatever goes with the instrument cluster.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By linuxman51
the temp sender for the gauge is what's missing...

the temp sender for the gauge is what's missing from the head. I didn't use the support bracket on mine, but it gets a spacer iirc.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,937
Posted By linuxman51
it's not a very good design.. the individual...

it's not a very good design.. the individual runner numbers are not godawful, but if you measure the unit performance as a whole, it's not much more than just a single runner.

things I would think...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,937
Posted By linuxman51
mm, so from a while back, the intake manifold...

mm, so from a while back, the intake manifold doesn't do you any favors in stock form, and is typically a hindrance with even a moderately ported 8v. Do you per chance have a datalog of the dyno pull...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 399,109
Posted By linuxman51
dem rangz shipped finally. need to figure out...

dem rangz shipped finally. need to figure out which machine shop around here I can take the block to for accurate borin' and honin'
Forum: events 05-21-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By linuxman51
http://i0.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/0...

http://i0.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/001/030/DButt.jpg

IFTFY
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,688
Posted By linuxman51
couple ways to get it working based on what we...

couple ways to get it working based on what we know about lh, doesn't change the fact that it's kind of a silly thing, bu ymmv.

anyway, could intercept the rpm signal going from ezk to lh, that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By linuxman51
all of mine are done that way I think. the 940...

all of mine are done that way I think. the 940 doesn't fluctuate too much unless you fill up (and then it depends on what you're putting in). I haven't had to fool with it in forever, and Im...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By linuxman51
that's the problem with flex and uS... and to a...

that's the problem with flex and uS... and to a certain extent ms3, but it's better there... you really need table blending to take care of some of the possible transient issues (the fallback is to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By linuxman51
I should probably do that for the 940, I'm using...

I should probably do that for the 940, I'm using the basic flex setup and it's close enough for me not to fool with it. I think I have it add 2 degrees of timing for full e85 or something like that....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 399,109
Posted By linuxman51
probably not over the up pipe. I think it was 35...

probably not over the up pipe. I think it was 35 or 4 last time anyway haha.

rangz ordered. we finna do this thing (for about 10 minutes, and then it'll sit for a month haha)
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