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Forum: aftermarket engine management Yesterday, 01:45 PM
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Posted By mikep
The aux shafts with rough cast blank where the...

The aux shafts with rough cast blank where the pump lobe goes could possibly be modified to give more teeth/gaps, but unless you go with more than 4 (and do it really precisely), I don't know how...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By mikep
I’m guessing the hole in the head from the...

I’m guessing the hole in the head from the vertical block gallery to the full-length head gallery.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By mikep
There were 2 bolt patterns, large and small. The...

There were 2 bolt patterns, large and small. The 2G in the summit link is a large one, used on 3.8 up through v8s.
The small pattern is usually a 2GC, found on inline 6 and 4.
I used the small one...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,708
Posted By mikep
What’s different is the angle of the spirals on...

What’s different is the angle of the spirals on the internal gearing. They aren’t like “1.5” clutch types that work different forward/reverse.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
Low static (mathematical) compression with higher...

Low static (mathematical) compression with higher boost give more linear pressure drop from TDC to BDC. (higher BMEP for a given peak pressure, compared to high static compression)
High static...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By mikep
Yeah, for 1/8”, sure. It was a joke. For 8...

Yeah, for 1/8”, sure. It was a joke. For 8 squirters? No. Look at how much is pumping past all those bearings as i explained, then compare to those tiny squirters.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
That should do it. If you are able to trace...

That should do it.
If you are able to trace that shape on a piston you could remove the raised part where material is missing on the head.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By mikep
Sorry about that. In AN (army-navy) sizing, “dash...

Sorry about that. In AN (army-navy) sizing, “dash eight” is half an inch (8/16ths). -2 is 1/8”. Quite large.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
Clean and shape your stones with an old stone or...

Clean and shape your stones with an old stone or with a dressing stick

https://www.amazon.com/Norton-Abrasives-07660710466-Grinding-Reshaping/dp/B007O6VF52/ref=asc_df_B007O6VF52/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
I use a burr (coarse for aluminum), then stones,...

I use a burr (coarse for aluminum), then stones, then hard-rolls, then flap sanders (which are available in 40, 80 and 120 grit..avoid 40..).
Stones tend to clog on aluminum, so do fine burrs. You...
Forum: showroom 11-27-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By mikep
I think it’s a good choice.

I think it’s a good choice.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By mikep
AN -2 squirter mod. I was just telling...

AN -2 squirter mod.

I was just telling someone about using cold start injectors and washer pumps (in NA cars) and such.
I agree on the “not much difference” sentiment, for dual squirters and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By mikep
No clue about oil supply, but if you went with a...

No clue about oil supply, but if you went with a high volume pump I would guess it would be ok.
It will possibly add more windage spray (compared to the total spray from the sides of 4 rods (8 sides...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
I'm actually looking forward to doing the chamber...

I'm actually looking forward to doing the chamber work, not sure how the pics will be. I also have been meaning to do some posrt pics, but I think someone already did a good job of those.
It looks...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
pics from 19 years ago showing a...

pics from 19 years ago showing a super-conservative approach aimed at making a head that works ok with an NA B21:

https://pbase.com/mperry/image/18288707.jpg

Note, I left the far side of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By mikep
Spendy ones yes (sometimes), cheap ones no. Hell...

Spendy ones yes (sometimes), cheap ones no. Hell no.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By mikep
only 2.5 hours? I'd be in the car already. I...

only 2.5 hours? I'd be in the car already.

I personally would put a rochester 2jet on it. I'll mail you some for free.
Also, I have a pair of scabby solex side drafts that came off a B18 marine...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
This weekend I can take pics of what i recommend....

This weekend I can take pics of what i recommend. I use a marker and draw a continuous radius from the widest part of the ex valve.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By mikep
Leave the piston height. I removed .100" from...

Leave the piston height.
I removed .100" from dished pistons once but decked the block .120" to get more quench and higher compression.

Deshroud the valves a lot using a ball shaped burr or a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikep
I saved the entire working abs system from a 93...

I saved the entire working abs system from a 93 945. Front lines included. I doubt I will use it.
What year is the moose? Does it still have the front tone rings? I have those, but if you need the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By mikep
The heads interchange.

The heads interchange.
Forum: events 11-06-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 368,872
Posted By mikep
I think i had 3 beers with the chickens and went...

I think i had 3 beers with the chickens and went to bed. It was a long week of back pain.
Forum: events 11-05-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 368,872
Posted By mikep
I might check in after chicken happy hour.

I might check in after chicken happy hour.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 52,256
Posted By mikep
Yes, the L means Limited slip. As for the...

Yes, the L means Limited slip.

As for the question on length, not seeing the earlier comment, I thought the 740 axle was a bit longer than 240 (less than 1/2"?)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By mikep
In my experience, Z bars give no anti-roll, only...

In my experience, Z bars give no anti-roll, only limiting droop that could cause bad juju at the crest of an off-camber turn.



Wheel/tire roll on a strut car (or on a properly designed...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By mikep
Good call on the lobe width. I was thinking...

Good call on the lobe width. I was thinking straight pressure, not factoring area of the lobe face.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,492
Posted By mikep
Watch for wrecked u-hauls to become available.

Watch for wrecked u-hauls to become available.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,492
Posted By mikep
As much as I like weird/simple whatever, LS all...

As much as I like weird/simple whatever, LS all the way.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By mikep
That math is wonky. I can't think of "2x, 3x,"...

That math is wonky. I can't think of "2x, 3x," etc unless indicating an increase.
I get what you are saying, but it should be 50% more, or 1.5 times more pressure on that overhead valve lifter, up...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2022, 12:42 PM
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Views: 1,961,146
Posted By mikep
I have a 93 engine but it is not one of the...

I have a 93 engine but it is not one of the engines on stands. So I will have to mess around to get the pan off, remove a squirter, and measure.
Forum: website & board 10-10-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,122
Posted By mikep
I’ma be honest, i thought it was radio-era Dick...

I’ma be honest, i thought it was radio-era Dick Tracey.
Forum: events 09-21-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
I’m all up in great dismal swamp. See you all...

I’m all up in great dismal swamp. See you all tomorrow noonish.
Jared, text me a list if you need anything.
Forum: events 09-20-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
I even took 29 all the way from dc to charlotte...

I even took 29 all the way from dc to charlotte once to avoid it. Not as seamless as it once was, but it was a good ride with a bmw on a trailer.
Also, the blue ridge parkway from charlottesville...
Forum: events 09-19-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
For an extra 10 google-minutes i would avoid dc...

For an extra 10 google-minutes i would avoid dc to richmond like the plague. Nothing good ever happens on 95.
If you go to carlisle, then front royal, then charlottesville, you will avoid all the...
Forum: events 09-19-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
What route are you taking? Leaving wed?

What route are you taking? Leaving wed?
Forum: events 09-19-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
The 245 refused to play nice. Looks like I'll be...

The 245 refused to play nice. Looks like I'll be beating on the wrx some more in a few days.
Forum: events 09-12-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
I’ll bring the farm fuel tank in the truck.

I’ll bring the farm fuel tank in the truck.
Forum: events 09-08-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 368,872
Posted By mikep
You missed the tour of the secret lair of monarch...

You missed the tour of the secret lair of monarch caterpillars
Forum: events 09-07-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
I am taking the tunnel south, stopping in...

I am taking the tunnel south, stopping in mooresville wed. night. Arriving thursday. (technically mid-atlantic, though)
Forum: events 09-06-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
In for the boil (i don’t eat that much shrimp...

In for the boil (i don’t eat that much shrimp though).
Also, i promise to remember to get the scrapple out of the cooler friday morning.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,799
Posted By mikep
I just looked up a 92 240. $201.99 including...

I just looked up a 92 240.
$201.99 including inner tir rods, does not say boots.
*edit: pic shows boots.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,799
Posted By mikep
240z people use subaru racks. I bought a faster...

240z people use subaru racks. I bought a faster 05 rack for my 03, i compared it to datsun and volvo a while back, but need to revisit that.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,799
Posted By mikep
I got a zf kit and figured out how to get the...

I got a zf kit and figured out how to get the plastic end plug out (turn cc, the wire retainer spirals out) but my rack and tube had too much corrosion from water in the fluid. Need to buy some...
Forum: showroom 09-04-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By mikep
one thumbs up = vortex of danger.

one thumbs up = vortex of danger.
Forum: events 08-29-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 368,872
Posted By mikep
Boooooo. It’ll be you and the dog then?

Boooooo.
It’ll be you and the dog then?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By mikep
A few notes: If you do top links for the pinion...

A few notes:
If you do top links for the pinion angle, any movement will move the axle more. I don’t know how much, but a guess is half the top bolt distance. So you will probably have to reduce...
Forum: events 08-27-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 368,872
Posted By mikep
I’d like to be there for the starting of the...

I’d like to be there for the starting of the rolls-royce.
Forum: events 08-25-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 368,872
Posted By mikep
I’ll be sharing my trebuchet collection.

I’ll be sharing my trebuchet collection.
Forum: events 08-25-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
It is possible that I failed to remove the...

It is possible that I failed to remove the mailto: before his email addy the first time.
Forum: events 08-25-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,118
Posted By mikep
Updated that thread. Also attempted to send...

Updated that thread.
Also attempted to send shirt money again. I screwed that up somehow.
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