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Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-16-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,299
Posted By sloopy
Sorry if this is derailing this thread. I don't...

Sorry if this is derailing this thread. I don't understand why sequential injection would be so challenging to set up once you have your cam trigger, calibrate it, and configure your firing order....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-15-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,299
Posted By sloopy
But surely it would be better to have fully...

But surely it would be better to have fully synchronized injection right? It just feels wrong to do batch injection on something like this.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-15-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,299
Posted By sloopy
Interesting. Why would they not have implemented...

Interesting. Why would they not have implemented 2 channel batch fire from the factory? It shouldn't require cam synchronization and I think the ecu already has individual control over each injector.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-15-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,299
Posted By sloopy
The microsquirt only has 2 injector outputs, so I...

The microsquirt only has 2 injector outputs, so I guess half your fuel is going to be injected off-cycle. Seems crazy to me. What are the consequences of that? The maxxecu street look very nice, but...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,299
Posted By sloopy
has anyone tried running the maxxecu software or...

has anyone tried running the maxxecu software or any other tuning software through wine under linux?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By sloopy
terrifying stuff. thanks. hopefully ill have time...

terrifying stuff. thanks. hopefully ill have time to dig into this stuff in the next few weeks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By sloopy
yes, it's that guy.

yes, it's that guy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
240: drains
Views: 2,639
Posted By sloopy
I haven't had an interior for about 2 years haha....

I haven't had an interior for about 2 years haha. I cleaned out the rockers when I first ripped everything out and I cried when I saw how rusty the entire insides of the rockers are.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By sloopy
The old windshield seemed to seal well. It also...

The old windshield seemed to seal well. It also had a crack so I had it replaced recently and it has no effect on the leak. I've also had success with covering the left cowl vent only before a big...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By sloopy
Rainwater leaks into my 240

Rainwater leaks into my 240. This is literally killing me. It's also caused some rust holes in my floor. I'm almost certain the water coming into the drivers side cowl vent is making its way inside....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
240: drains
Views: 2,639
Posted By sloopy
On that note, I'm just noticing that there is no...

On that note, I'm just noticing that there is no drain at the very front of the rocker. So if the car is parked nose down, rainwater will fill the rocker until you drive it again.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,445
Posted By sloopy
yes

yes
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,445
Posted By sloopy
I run 225/60R15 tires (25.6" diameter) and have...

I run 225/60R15 tires (25.6" diameter) and have the 4.10 rear end. The 4.03 first gear on the m47 is laughably short and I grind the synchro shifting into second if I rev too high and shift too...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-18-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By sloopy
Yes. Thank you. I'll send you a message

Yes. Thank you. I'll send you a message
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By sloopy
Good to hear! By the way: are you running any...

Good to hear! By the way: are you running any steering angle limiters on your rack? Just curious if the rack can bleed itself effectively with limited steering range.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-22-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By sloopy
I plan on building a harness for the car, but I...

I plan on building a harness for the car, but I figured it might be easy to start with an adapter so I can at least get rolling on the megasquirt before tackling an engine swap and coil-over-plug...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-22-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By sloopy
jetronic and ezk connectors

Does somebody sell the connectors or pigtails which would plug into the existing harness in place of the jetronic and ezk units? I'd like to make a simple adapter so I can plug an ms3pro into my...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By sloopy
I don't know anything about scca rules, but I'll...

I don't know anything about scca rules, but I'll share what I've done with my small lithium battery. I removed the battery tray which leaves you with a nice little metal platform which I laid some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By sloopy
Dry ice didn't help much either. At least it was...

Dry ice didn't help much either. At least it was fun to play with. The best I can do is scrape the adhesive to as thin a layer as I can with my metal scraper. I hope the hushmat sticks to it well.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-16-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,868
Posted By sloopy
Can't you just use a single trigger to...

Can't you just use a single trigger to synchronize the cam? What if you use a normal distributor as the sensor? Ground the center terminal, then use one of the four outer terminals as a trigger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By sloopy
Is the textured rubber wheel like that one a lot...

Is the textured rubber wheel like that one a lot better than the solid ones for something like this? I have a solid rubber wheel and it seemed to just smear the adhesive around. Maybe I didn't press...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By sloopy
removing sound deading from roof

I'm having one heck of a time removing the old sound deadening from the roof. Most of it was sagging and coming off, so I'm trying to remove it and replace it with hush mat.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,580
Posted By sloopy
Does your car run? My main fuel pump power was...

Does your car run? My main fuel pump power was run through that connector and the car would not start until I plugged it in. Did you remove the abs yourself? You would have disconnected two (one male...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By sloopy
What's the point of the bushing if one side is...

What's the point of the bushing if one side is mounted solid? Maybe that bushing is worth replacing.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By sloopy
It kind of resolved itself. I notice a very...

It kind of resolved itself. I notice a very subtle shake when stationary and turning the wheel quickly. It could have been present this whole time and the quick steer setting is just amplifying it....
Forum: showroom 09-12-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
I am running LH3.1 but I have not touched the...

I am running LH3.1 but I have not touched the system at all. I was planning on getting a megasquirt system set up before building an engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By sloopy
I don't have the rear seats or any of the cargo...

I don't have the rear seats or any of the cargo area flooring in the car so I compensated by putting a 62 lb and a 71 lb kettlebell in the back.

https://i.imgur.com/iu6oSjj.jpg...
Forum: showroom 09-11-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
Sounds really healthy. Are you planning on...

Sounds really healthy. Are you planning on porting the head or doing some intake work?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By sloopy
I just bought the lesjofors sport lowering kit...

I just bought the lesjofors sport lowering kit just so I could run the rear progressive springs. I have coilovers in the front and koni sport dampers all around. i really like how it rides. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
Very nice. Thanks for the pictures.

Very nice. Thanks for the pictures.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By sloopy
aftermarket e-code turn signal popped out

my aftermarket e-code turn signal popped out on the highway. luckily the wires were strong enough to keep it! i came up with a solution. i drilled a hole through the clip on the turn signal and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
By the way, does anyone have pictures of a car...

By the way, does anyone have pictures of a car with lesjofors sport spring kit? I can't find a single picture.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
How much did they weigh? :o) Is it really so bad?...

How much did they weigh? :o) Is it really so bad? They don't seem to be significantly softer than what I already have in the rear (150 lb/in). Is it just really low? I don't have a stock height...
Forum: showroom 08-16-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
Holy moly. That'd be fun on my road bike haha....

Holy moly. That'd be fun on my road bike haha. I'd need to buy full motorcycle gear though.
Forum: showroom 08-16-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
I would love to see that footage if you find it!...

I would love to see that footage if you find it! That looked like a lot of fun. Did they run the downhill too?
Forum: showroom 08-16-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
I love it. 250 lb/in front, 150 lb/in rear. 23mm...

I love it. 250 lb/in front, 150 lb/in rear. 23mm front bar, 19mm rear bar. Big meaty 225/60R15 bfgoodrich radial t/a. The car eats bumps, it lurches around, and it grips like nothing else I've ever...
Forum: showroom 08-15-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
It did. That was a great video! I love seeing...

It did. That was a great video! I love seeing general leif
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
What do you mean they help with droop travel?

What do you mean they help with droop travel?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
That would actually be very interesting....

That would actually be very interesting. Personally, I don't want to deal with the added complexity.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
I haven't seen a 150-300 lb/in spring yet. I'm...

I haven't seen a 150-300 lb/in spring yet. I'm having trouble finding a nice catalog of progressive 5" od springs. Anyone know of a good resource?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
Any advice on choosing a progressive spring rate?...

Any advice on choosing a progressive spring rate? Let's say I like my 150 lb/in rear springs. I see a 125-300 lb/in spring from landrum (LANJ125-300). I guess this means it's 125 lb/in uncompressed,...
Forum: showroom 08-11-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
miss huff from drifts n lifts doing some...

miss huff from drifts n lifts doing some launches:
https://youtu.be/xynZTZNpV4c?t=343
https://youtu.be/xynZTZNpV4c?t=1100
Forum: showroom 08-11-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By sloopy
naturally-aspirated redblock launches and accelerations

Let's post videos of naturally-aspirated redblock-powered cars launching and/or accelerating. I need reassurance that my car isn't always going to be slow. Here's a video of me having some fun on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By sloopy
progressive rear springs with linear front springs

I have a 1992 240 wagon with ben's coilover setup. 250 lb/in front, 150 lb/in rear. I was curious about using a progressive spring in the rear as it might help keep the car more level with a large...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,450
Posted By sloopy
:o)

:o)
Forum: website & board 07-21-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,683
Posted By sloopy
I have not gotten email notifications since the...

I have not gotten email notifications since the outage as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By sloopy
I believe everyone was right that this is a power...

I believe everyone was right that this is a power steering issue; especially Ian's suggestion that I introduced air in the system. The shake has almost completely subsided on its own after driving...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,237
Posted By sloopy
I have an update. The good fellows at PMB...

I have an update. The good fellows at PMB performance did a fantastic job restoring my calipers. The cost was $175 per caliper. I supplied the pistons and seals since I already had them. Everything...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By sloopy
if anything, i feel that positive scrub should...

if anything, i feel that positive scrub should help the wheel roll smoothly instead of scrub while turning the wheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2022, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By sloopy
And yes, it's a b230 with the reservoir on the...

And yes, it's a b230 with the reservoir on the pump above the ac compressor.
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