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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By thelostartof
What kind of events? Being a daily driver...

What kind of events?

Being a daily driver in the 200-250whp range should be fairly reliable, even nearing 300whp wouldn't be to bad. But as soon as you want to take that kind and power and use...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By thelostartof
Trax+ are H&R parts and some of the best quality....

Trax+ are H&R parts and some of the best quality.

Otherwise i have heard good stuff about https://www.motorsport-tech.com/

Link to what you are looking to use?

On a 7/9 I like the look of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By thelostartof
You know that d088 makes silicone hoses for the...

You know that d088 makes silicone hoses for the larger amm right?

Either way you can plan for 24psi but if you do not have enough injector you need more injector. The 16t flows like crap at that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By thelostartof
This station typically tests out to e54, other...

This station typically tests out to e54, other stations test out at e80.

Either way I have been using this station for 10 years without any issues so it cannot be that bad. Nevermind that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By thelostartof
LH 2.4 or Regina? I doubt the CPS are dying,...

LH 2.4 or Regina?

I doubt the CPS are dying, good chance it is something else. Have you spent any time looking at the 700/900 FAQ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By thelostartof
Remove the boost controller and run the boost...

Remove the boost controller and run the boost just off the WG (vac line from turbo to WG), See what it does. Then remove the line off the WG so you have zero boost control and go for a gentle drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By thelostartof
That makes no sense at all, all AW70/AW71/AW72's...

That makes no sense at all, all AW70/AW71/AW72's are the same length.

Any pictures of the trans out of the car? did you take the DS off the car at all during this swap?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,201
Posted By thelostartof
Does the 700r4 have good options for ditching the...

Does the 700r4 have good options for ditching the TV cable? I need to talk to a local trans builder here to see if there is a good option for losing it on my current setup. My current trans also...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,201
Posted By thelostartof
500whp Transmission options?

Ok so lets just say that as I am making more power I am starting to rethink my tranmission.

Currently power is around 400+bhp at the engine and as I am working on a few more minor upgrade (GT3582R...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By thelostartof
http://thelostartof.net/rps20190920_153145_180.jpg

http://thelostartof.net/rps20190920_153145_180.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By thelostartof
I run my 1995 945T on e85 (in PHX AZ it tests out...

I run my 1995 945T on e85 (in PHX AZ it tests out to e54 at the stations I go to) and this is my daily.

I run 20psi on a 19t and have for the last year+ without any issues. Mpg wise in summer I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,182
Posted By thelostartof
Well I picked up a spare unit to test the unit on...

Well I picked up a spare unit to test the unit on my 744 and after everything checked out I decied to put this to use vs letting it rot in the spare parts pile. While running 19psi via the MBC was...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By thelostartof
Boost guage is not just reading low, the lack of...

Boost guage is not just reading low, the lack of the extra 5psi on that holset is very very noticable (something like 50+whp), nevermind that the dash guage also shows the drop in boost. Oh I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By thelostartof
Lower than Expected boost External WG

My 744 has a Tial MV-S that I have been running for 6+ years, unit was new when installed and has been flawless eversince I put it on. I am running a Greddy Profec B Spec EBC that has also been...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like 10" 300lb springs.

Sounds like 10" 300lb springs.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so for sure the struts are the Volvo 850 Koni...

Ok so for sure the struts are the Volvo 850 Koni yellows, part number 8710 1350Sport. The spring seats were just removed and converted to coil overs.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By thelostartof
The struts are konis but I will see if I have the...

The struts are konis but I will see if I have the part number as I seem to remember that they needed a custom upper bushing to fit into the solid upper mount so I am not 100% sure what car they were...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like I need to get a set of bne upper...

Sounds like I need to get a set of bne upper mounts. Any recommendations for the spring rate?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By thelostartof
Best shock and spring combo for 850 for a smooth ride?

So my 1994 855t has koni shocks and unknown to myself spring rate springs up front on coil overs. These have solid upper mounts. This makes for a very harsh ride on the highway over not so great...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,853
Posted By thelostartof
2006... Post up a new thread with your specs...

2006...

Post up a new thread with your specs and what issues you are having and we can work with you from there on resolving it.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By thelostartof
Hot restart issues

1995 945T. When it is 105+ deg outside the car doesn't seem to like to hot restart. The car will just keep cranking. Eventually the car will restart after I unplug the injectors and let it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,618
Posted By thelostartof
The Regina IAT sensor and housing I would guess...

The Regina IAT sensor and housing I would guess are not ideal for boost.... That in itself might be enough reason to move it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 03:01 PM
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Views: 322,219
Posted By thelostartof
Yes, PM me

Yes, PM me
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,618
Posted By thelostartof
From the 700/900 FAQ ...

From the 700/900 FAQ



http://www.tomco-inc.com/Tech_Tips/ttt20.pdf
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,618
Posted By thelostartof
I would recommend not to have the turbo on the...

I would recommend not to have the turbo on the car without oil lines hooked up.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,618
Posted By thelostartof
The Regina 02 is very different than the LH unit....

The Regina 02 is very different than the LH unit. As said above make sure to retain the Regina 02 sensor.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-09-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By thelostartof
Ha, well that doesn't help, I guess I will be...

Ha, well that doesn't help, I guess I will be setting up time on the dyno after I get someone local who is better at MS tuning and timing tables.

I just failed emissions yesterday for High nox,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-06-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By thelostartof
Timing table change when going to higher CR? F vs FT Pistons

So I have gone from a FT block to a F block so my CR has just bumped from 8.7 to 9.8. Along with this I added a lighly ported 530 with larger intake and exhaust valves.

With this change what kind...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,541
Posted By thelostartof
My efan is mounted almost on the bumper...

My efan is mounted almost on the bumper centerline so direct airflow I doubt is an issue. Nevermind that it covers up less than half of the condenser. I can tell you from experience that I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,541
Posted By thelostartof
Setup the pusher to the AC compressor so when...

Setup the pusher to the AC compressor so when that is on so is the pusher....really simple relay setup and done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By thelostartof
Got the motor up to 190, and then dained out the...

Got the motor up to 190, and then dained out the cheap stuff and put in the $$$. I will get the small sample I took of this stuff checked out and if need be I will change again if there is anything...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,541
Posted By thelostartof
So while talking about 7/9 fans, I drove my MS...

So while talking about 7/9 fans, I drove my MS car around with a 7/9 fan and a 82C thermostat and the coolant temp never made it over 190 with it being 95deg out today. about 10-15 miles of stop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By thelostartof
I had a TB shaft break causing a screw to get...

I had a TB shaft break causing a screw to get sucked in a d chew up a 531 and #3 piston. So I threw some rods in this n/a block to hold me over until I can do an engine properly with rods and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By thelostartof
I am using 15-40 diesel oil for right now, but...

I am using 15-40 diesel oil for right now, but normally I run liqui moly, I very much dislike new oils so I stick to odd stuff vs the off the shelf junk. I used to run 0w40 Euro oil for a few years...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By thelostartof
First oil change after engine re-fresh?

So lets just say that someone put new bearings into a red block along with some new Rods. How many miles after doing this refresh of the shortblock would you go before doing the first oil and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 66,992
Posted By thelostartof
First drive went well, for whatever reason my low...

First drive went well, for whatever reason my low boost setting is now 10psi vs the 8psi before (I am guessing the engine CR and head flow are the cause for this).

Either way AFR's are all kinds...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 66,992
Posted By thelostartof
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<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/1P0ql6MnasA?controls=0" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 66,992
Posted By thelostartof
Thank you, I appreciate it, it has been a long...

Thank you, I appreciate it, it has been a long time on these forums and I have to say I wouldn't of done near this much without all of the info from others like yourself. I am actually a little...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,541
Posted By thelostartof
How old is the rad? Is the fluid nice and clean...

How old is the rad? Is the fluid nice and clean or is there any rust in the system? Typically the plastic/aluminum rads fail from heat cycles before they get clogged with buildup.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,541
Posted By thelostartof
Just to be sure I am not missing anything this is...

Just to be sure I am not missing anything this is a 93+ turbo car with the already huge rad vs the older models?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,541
Posted By thelostartof
You might be surprised what kind of traffic AZ...

You might be surprised what kind of traffic AZ can get, plus that extra 10degrees we get here is just horrible. And being from LA myself I know all about LA traffic...so glad I left.

At idle...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 66,992
Posted By thelostartof
Latest stream of updates, Somtime inlate 2017 my...

Latest stream of updates, Somtime inlate 2017 my throttle shaft broke and caused the engine to suck up a throttle screw toasting the #3 piston.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,541
Posted By thelostartof
Do they live in AZ? Here in the AZ Summers I have...

Do they live in AZ? Here in the AZ Summers I have had Zero issues with my n/a and turbo 1993+ 940's with the stock E-Fan in traffic with the a/c blasting on 110-120deg days.

Maybe the rest of...
Forum: events 05-24-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 58,190
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so for sure tomorrow 5/25 I am having a work...

Ok so for sure tomorrow 5/25 I am having a work day at my place, trying to get the engine back into the 744 and getting it closer to going together so feel free to stop by for anyone that is bored.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,461
Posted By thelostartof
While it is a restriction it really is not that...

While it is a restriction it really is not that bad, if you still have the stock intake manifold that is just as bad.

If you need some guidance on tuning with the ostrich let me know and I can...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,461
Posted By thelostartof
2/3. I ran my LH 2.4 car with a holset to a...

2/3. I ran my LH 2.4 car with a holset to a 12.01 @ 114mph 1/4 mile time. Custom exhaust and intake manifold, buy still with the AMM there. Get. A 4-3" coupler adapter and bam AMM sits in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By thelostartof
I have a td05-16g from Hahn racecraft here that...

I have a td05-16g from Hahn racecraft here that needs a rebuild....big ugly turbo. I would almost rather do an evo8/9 16g and see how it does.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By thelostartof
Trying to stay away from the small turbine...

Trying to stay away from the small turbine housing td04hl turbos.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By thelostartof
Modern v6 mustangs have 300bhp, sure they weight...

Modern v6 mustangs have 300bhp, sure they weight more but almost anything modern is going to smoke you.

Intercooler there are tons of people here that have swapped in generic eBay units but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By thelostartof
What kind of boost issues? I always liked the...

What kind of boost issues? I always liked the idea of the HX30 on paper but that WG setup doesn't look much worse than the stock T3, it might need a larger hole and puck to help with flow.

I...
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