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Forum: Members Rides 05-19-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By sert57
I ended up just getting the generic "heavy duty"...

I ended up just getting the generic "heavy duty" singer (4411) on amazon. Internals of the machine held up fine (needles were replaced frequently), I just went slow. I had to learn how to time it and...
Forum: M20 05-15-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,274
Posted By sert57
Yep! Leaving Friday morning from Marietta! ...

Yep! Leaving Friday morning from Marietta!

I'm thinking of meeting up with a group leaving from Chamblee area, but we will see if that happens or not.
Forum: M20 05-15-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,274
Posted By sert57
I'm not sure truer words have been said on here...

I'm not sure truer words have been said on here lol

https://imgur.com/yzGg4eC.jpg
https://imgur.com/22WphZy.jpg

I decided to go with the 42mm kit - maybe in 2-3 years I'll do a "proper" head...
Forum: Members Rides 05-15-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,466
Posted By sert57
Alright, yearly update, I've been doing some...

Alright, yearly update, I've been doing some Vintage prep.

First of all, the more I looked at the old tune over the past year, the more I'm convinced it isn't the best - weird VE values, weird...
Forum: Southeast 04-26-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,135
Posted By sert57
midtown

midtown
Forum: Southeast 04-24-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,135
Posted By sert57
I'd be game now that I'm back in the atlanta area

I'd be game now that I'm back in the atlanta area
Forum: Southeast 04-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,295
Posted By sert57
Yeah that's us! I remember meeting you last year...

Yeah that's us! I remember meeting you last year in the white 740. Good to match the account to the person.

-Ken
Forum: Southeast 04-07-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,295
Posted By sert57
I plan on being there, probably road tripping...

I plan on being there, probably road tripping from Atlanta on Friday with my dad in his E32. Looking forward to it.
Forum: M20 03-25-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,274
Posted By sert57
Glad to hear I could help someone out! After...

Glad to hear I could help someone out! After doing it all - fair warning - its pretty easy to go over budget. After Megasquirt and everything i was around 6k all in. you could probably do it for less...
Forum: M20 03-21-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By sert57
I might've been mistaken on the intake manifold...

I might've been mistaken on the intake manifold differences. I know there are 2 different parts ( one with one take off and one with two take offs) but after looking some more I have seen a two...
Forum: M20 03-18-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By sert57
Sounds similar to what my car did when it had a...

Sounds similar to what my car did when it had a vacuum leak. Since you said you removed all rubber/hoses to the TB I assume you checked the intake elbow for cracks. One difference between automatics...
Forum: M20 10-05-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By sert57
I know you didn't list it, but I am quite liking...

I know you didn't list it, but I am quite liking my 2.8L build. definitely more work and money than a 2.7, but if you are disassembling the block for machining (to shave it down 2mm) the work get...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,330
Posted By sert57
https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/pts/d/1995-ferr...

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/pts/d/1995-ferrari-48v-v12-engine/6682117775.html

I'll raise you this. Granted, its not new and probably is a bit more complicated to get going.
Forum: M20 08-26-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By sert57
Do the setas have the CPS on the flywheel or...

Do the setas have the CPS on the flywheel or crank pulley? I don't remember.

I read a thread here once where the woodruff key on the crank sheared. I'd be really surprised if this is it, and it...
Forum: M20 06-15-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By sert57
I'm gonna echo downforce's sentiment: ...

I'm gonna echo downforce's sentiment:



After I went standalone and ironed out a few kinks my NA M20 seems just as reliable as it was as a 2.5 on motronic, and all the realoem diagrams, part...
Forum: The Project Forum 04-09-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,046
Posted By sert57
and I know uecc in greenville has a few e30 folks...

and I know uecc in greenville has a few e30 folks as well, but i haven't hung around them as much just due to time. heard good things though.
Forum: The Project Forum 04-09-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,046
Posted By sert57
from atlanta, finishing up at Clemson and I'll be...

from atlanta, finishing up at Clemson and I'll be hanging around this summer. theres a few e30 folks in school here. I got a 2.9 stroker, another (jdance) got a B35 swap.
Forum: The Project Forum 04-07-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,046
Posted By sert57
I like where this is going! Good to see yet...

I like where this is going! Good to see yet another modified E30 in the area.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By sert57
a tool kit for the trunk that you could customize...

a tool kit for the trunk that you could customize for other tools would be neat.
Forum: M20 03-26-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By sert57
Went to soundcloud but couldn't find the right...

Went to soundcloud but couldn't find the right file.

Once I forgot to tighten every bolt on the downpipes, and I do recall hearing a sound that could be misnterpreted as a misfire. I tightened up...
Forum: Members Rides 03-16-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 31,996
Posted By sert57
man seems like deja-vu to my build! Hope your...

man seems like deja-vu to my build! Hope your issue is an easier fix though. Torque curve looks really promising, I bet this thing will make a lot of power when you get it sorted out!
Forum: Members Rides 03-12-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,466
Posted By sert57
I didn't get too many more than whats on page 4...

I didn't get too many more than whats on page 4 unfortunately.

And yeah, it definitely all adds up. I got my alternator rebuilt at a local shop, and re-used my 1 year old starter. rebuilt the PS...
Forum: M20 03-08-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,274
Posted By sert57
I'm fairly certain the dyno wasn't calibrated...

I'm fairly certain the dyno wasn't calibrated properly. I instructed them to take it to 7k and the dyno chart stops around 6. With the rpm adjustment i was in the mid 170s whp. One of these days I...
Forum: M20 01-04-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,274
Posted By sert57
Did the AFM delete and put in a bosch ev1 IAT...

Did the AFM delete and put in a bosch ev1 IAT sensor with a custom made harness to hook into the AFM plug.

Ignore the AFR line - its just wrong

https://imgur.com/bI0sUs9h.jpg

Torque - 205...
Forum: Members Rides 01-04-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,466
Posted By sert57
Well I guess its time for my 6 month update ...

Well I guess its time for my 6 month update

Been busy with classes so haven't had a ton of time, but Ive done a little.

I ended up taking the nuclear option to solve my stutter- building and...
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