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04-25-2019, 10:36 AM
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Posted By mlev

It also occurred to me that I could possibly us a...

It also occurred to me that I could possibly us a spare ESP32/Arduino to supply 5v to the sensor and pull the ADC value and display it with a serial.println(), would that work? To at least test if...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
04-25-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By mlev

91 Miata v-TPS retrofit: No ADC values in TS

Long time no see.

I am assisting a friend who ordered and built his DIY PNP (MS2?) for his 91 miata. It has been running well for a couple years, but over the weekend he retrofit a variable TPS...
05-28-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By mlev

DipYourCar.com dip sprayer The gallon was...

DipYourCar.com dip sprayer


The gallon was EMPTY. And there are a few spots that are a bit light. I would probably recommend getting 2 gallons to anyone doing this--especially if you're doing any...
05-27-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,831
Posted By mlev

I ended up just re-doing a "license plate style"...

I ended up just re-doing a "license plate style" heat shield, but with a piece of aluminum instead.

http://chattypics.com/files/IMG_1079JPG_a7ru0eecam.jpg
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05-27-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By mlev

Black Plastidip NB

I have a buddy from the car club who has a brother that does some dip spraying. I've seen a few cars he's done, and decided to give it a shot. He charged me $100 plus materials (we used about a...
05-23-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By mlev

The HAWK 2015

Anyone going to The HAWK at Road America? Kelsey and I will be going along with a few of our friends, and we have a camp site. Fellow MT.N'ers are welcome to join. We'll probably have a grill and...
05-22-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,831
Posted By mlev

For clarification sake, I'm NOT talking about the...

For clarification sake, I'm NOT talking about the circlip that holds the turbo together. (that one already failed once, loooool)

I'm talking about the itty bitty tiny one that's about the size of...
05-22-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,831
Posted By mlev

I'm not sure either. like I said, I believe the...

I'm not sure either. like I said, I believe the WG valve-arm-thingy was already bent, but the clevis did not want to slide off of it, which made me think the angle had changed a bit.

I do know for...
05-22-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,831
Posted By mlev

Brake master heat shield options

For the last year and a half, I've been running the "license plate" heat shield. Two license plates riveted together and hung off the valve cover to cover the hot side of the turbo.

When i tore...
05-19-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,506
Posted By mlev

The fuel pump is actually quite a lot quieter now...

The fuel pump is actually quite a lot quieter now that I covered it back up with all the parcel shelf goodies. You can only hear it faintly whine while stopped at a light.

With the metal cover and...
05-19-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By mlev

I got your PM. I replied. First PP to...

I got your PM. I replied.

First PP to [email protected] gets these.
05-18-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By mlev

No worries, I'm right with you. Fact is,...

No worries, I'm right with you.

Fact is, this is my summer daily driver that I autocross a couple times a year. I decided before I went turbo that I was going to build the car I wanted to drive...
05-18-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By mlev

Young-blood 15x9 on NB

Picked up a set of 15x9 jongbloed or whatever from Flyin' Miata on the super-cheap due to them coming in like 0.002lbs over weight or whatever.

Anyways, the wheels are super awesome. I use a 19mm...
05-15-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,444
Posted By mlev

Get a cheap deepwell 6 point of the size needed...

Get a cheap deepwell 6 point of the size needed for your lugs and cold weld it to the click-type. Make it a dedicated lug wrench. That's what I"m going to do when I pick up a new one.
05-15-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By mlev

Still available, but I think if these don't sell...

Still available, but I think if these don't sell by the end of the weekend we may just throw them in Kelsey's car along with a shanghai.
05-14-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,444
Posted By mlev

I know fuckall about guns, but I'm assuming...

I know fuckall about guns, but I'm assuming you're being sarcastic.

Here's some science. Torque Wrench Testing - Shop Tools - Car Craft Magazine...
05-14-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,444
Posted By mlev

Read more: Torque Wrench Myths - Circle Track...

Read more: Torque Wrench Myths - Circle Track Magazine (http://www.hotrod.com/how-to/additional-how-to/ctrp-1111-torque-wrench-myths/#ixzz3a97YkTRa)
05-14-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,444
Posted By mlev

Do you loosen the torque wrench between uses? ...

Do you loosen the torque wrench between uses?

Every second your torque wrench spends "set", the spring inside loses some grunt.

It's not really a huge deal to have it set for a few minutes at a...
05-14-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,506
Posted By mlev

I currently have a "rich switch" on my dash to...

I currently have a "rich switch" on my dash to switch between my regular map, and another map that's about 15% richer.

I was using it for hot restarts and things like that... but I have been...
05-13-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,015
Posted By mlev

In agreement with the above "clubroadster of me"...

In agreement with the above "clubroadster of me" comment, I'm in for an overflow tank as soon as I get paid on the 1st.

These look fricken awesome.
05-13-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,506
Posted By mlev

I don't have EGT, but MAT was 71F at the end of...

I don't have EGT, but MAT was 71F at the end of this pull (I had been out driving... aggressively... for a while), ambient was 68F. CLT was 197 at the end of the pull, with a 195 thermostat in...
05-13-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,506
Posted By mlev

Did some data logging with my new timing to look...

Did some data logging with my new timing to look for knock (lol), and threw one into virtual dyno.

I need to smooth out my VE map a bit, but boost holds solid at 10.5psi, and AFR stays around mid...
05-13-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By mlev

Yep. Price is firm $110 shipped, but still...

Yep. Price is firm $110 shipped, but still available.

They were flowed before I bought them, maybe 2k miles ago, and they were just cleaned.
05-13-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,506
Posted By mlev

Absolutely. But it's on average 10* more advanced...

Absolutely. But it's on average 10* more advanced that where I am now--including at WOT at full boost for me...

I'm burning it and doing some data logs today. Should be fun.
Forum: MEGAsquirt
05-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By mlev

I helped bruyettemr with the build, we got the...

I helped bruyettemr with the build, we got the issue resolved. Apparently the good folks at DIYautotune advised him to jump VR2 directly to R4 IIRC and it worked perfectly.

Tuning bro-date tonight.
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