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Today, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Darth_V8r

Agreed

Agreed
Today, 07:48 AM
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Views: 3,618
Posted By Darth_V8r

I am on the dark side. All the Jedi are boosted

I am on the dark side. All the Jedi are boosted
Today, 07:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,363
Posted By Darth_V8r

Post one of this thread has the deets. Looks like...

Post one of this thread has the deets. Looks like tony himself set up the heads.
Today, 07:18 AM
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Views: 3,550
Posted By Darth_V8r

Exactly right. Shift point should be such that...

Exactly right. Shift point should be such that your torque loss at the tires is minimal. Gear ratio and stall behavior for guys with two pedals should be known. You can use your dyno curve to figure...
Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,217
Posted By Darth_V8r

I truly hope it's a failed rocker. That's the...

I truly hope it's a failed rocker. That's the easiest fix.
Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,363
Posted By Darth_V8r

Not bent pushrod might be good news. Put it in a...

Not bent pushrod might be good news. Put it in a drill and spin the drill. If bent it will appear to wobble.

Hope the leak down checks out good
Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,237
Posted By Darth_V8r

I gotta say driving a 2010 vette tranny is way...

I gotta say driving a 2010 vette tranny is way better. I did the detent mod to help it but still that newer trans is just better
Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,618
Posted By Darth_V8r

Lol. Hell no. I'll build one eventually but I can...

Lol. Hell no. I'll build one eventually but I can do more NA. I been doing some thinking..... uh oh
Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,550
Posted By Darth_V8r

Very well said. Everything revolves around...

Very well said. Everything revolves around intended use. And you are right. To the average driver midrange grunt feels faster than high rpm power.
Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,237
Posted By Darth_V8r

How hard was it to overcome the fear of turning...

How hard was it to overcome the fear of turning the car into a POS?
Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,237
Posted By Darth_V8r

you got to KNOW what you are doing. I have not...

you got to KNOW what you are doing. I have not made the jump to FP, because I honestly am afraid of hating the car after I did it. Also, there is nothing stopping it from going into gear. Look up the...
Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,618
Posted By Darth_V8r

I figured you meant what I knew... but it was a...

I figured you meant what I knew... but it was a dumb post and I needed to correct it. Honestly, if I was building a boosted motor anyway, i'd drop the CR and hit with all the psi the block could...
Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,237
Posted By Darth_V8r

It fixes all the issues with synchronizers by...

It fixes all the issues with synchronizers by getting rid of them. You literally attach a plate to the gear face, and then you shift without the clutch. Breathe the throttle a bit, rev match, shift...
Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,618
Posted By Darth_V8r

I should probably be more clear about that...

I should probably be more clear about that post... What I was thinking while i was typing was more along the lines of "hey if I like the TFS 235 heads, I would use them boosted or NA". Of course the...
Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,363
Posted By Darth_V8r

I truly hope it is just a failed rocker. Then...

I truly hope it is just a failed rocker. Then it's a simple fix. is the pushrod still nice and straight? That might be a good indicator of the valve. Also, if you remove the rocker pair and...
Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,618
Posted By Darth_V8r

IDK if it is rocket surgery. Whatever makes more...

IDK if it is rocket surgery. Whatever makes more power NA also makes more power boosted. What if the earths atmospheric pressure was to double (equal to 14psi boost) .... would you pick heads and...
Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,089
Posted By Darth_V8r

Only thing wrong with that is I didn't come up...

Only thing wrong with that is I didn't come up with it
Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Darth_V8r

Hopefully, this survives the external link...

Hopefully, this survives the external link policy, as they are selling nothing. A good BASIC description of the design parameters and what goes into lobe design, and some of the...
Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Darth_V8r

Cam Lobe Edukayshun

So, what's new in camshaft lobe theory and testing?
Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,237
Posted By Darth_V8r

Glad they are working with you. I'm sure it's...

Glad they are working with you. I'm sure it's frustrating to everyone.
Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,089
Posted By Darth_V8r

LazerLemonTA tag says CRYOTE. I about died

LazerLemonTA tag says CRYOTE. I about died
Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,550
Posted By Darth_V8r

I'm actually thinking Brian has his own...

I'm actually thinking Brian has his own proprietary lobes. A lot of well connected builders do. Martin Smallwood had proprietary lobes that Tick inherited. It's an entire field of study I'm sure. ...
Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,217
Posted By Darth_V8r

Yeah, you're right. There's a whole longer...

Yeah, you're right. There's a whole longer discussion that likely needs a thread. it just trips a nerve, because I deal with materials lunacy on a regular basis. Like - make the metal stronger and...
Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,550
Posted By Darth_V8r

Brian tooley did a lot of spintron work and...

Brian tooley did a lot of spintron work and determined gentler lobes were making more power. That is one of the big reasons you saw 53-55 degree ramp rates regain popularity.

Lobes that are...
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