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      That's a great addition to the thread. I like how...

      That's a great addition to the thread. I like how integrated it is. Maybe you can post details on where the push rod attaches to the pedal arm and what part number the cylinder is / where to find it....
    2. I think it's 16 gauge. I'm not sure exactly why...

      I think it's 16 gauge. I'm not sure exactly why the capacitor would help but I put it on out of desperation. Apparently some Ford edis modules use a 22 mF cap and some guys use them on LS coils.
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      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/19/03f1ed5...

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/19/03f1ed52b48a8919c5a0de119e5f92a3.jpg

      It's hard to see in this picture but there's a motorcycle brake fluid reservoir just behind the coolant expansion...
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      Problem solved. Loose wire from the sender....

      Problem solved. Loose wire from the sender. :facepalm:

      Steady 90 psi now from 4-7k rpm. 30 psi at idle (warmed up).
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      Thanks for the pointer. :thumbup: I checked the...

      Thanks for the pointer. :thumbup: I checked the wires to the sender and found that the nut was missing! So the ring terminal was just laying on the stud but not making a good connection. I'll confirm...
    6. I had first grounded pin 2 and 4 to the head. I...

      I had first grounded pin 2 and 4 to the head. I had lots of electrical noise and sync loss. Adding a 35v 470mF capacitor (electrolytic) helped, but I would occasionally get sync loss. After a track...
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      Yes they are both 150. I bought the sender and...

      Yes they are both 150. I bought the sender and gauge aftermarket at the same time. The sender also has an integrated warning switch.

      However the weird issue isn't the pressure, it's how it builds....
    8. Well congratulations on your house. Sucks about...

      Well congratulations on your house. Sucks about the bearing. Hey my project 16vt was 7 years in the build stage with it being under a tarp most of the time. Now I'm like you in the continual...
    9. Sweet airbox! Why not run a MAF sensor to make...

      Sweet airbox! Why not run a MAF sensor to make tuning the ITBs easier?

      I have my plugs gap'ed at .035" with 18 psi of boost, so .040" for N/A should be great.

      About grounding: I had to ground...
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      That's the voltage (at the gauge) with the...

      That's the voltage (at the gauge) with the headlights on. With the headlights off I get about 2v more. I tried checking the oil pressure with the headlights on and off just in case it was a...
    11. I ask about the compression because I'm running...

      I ask about the compression because I'm running 8.5:1 and boost 15-18 psi with no detonation. Same head as you but "low compression" 9A pistons which have a dish in them. I don't think the piston...
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      Oil pressure too high?

      https://vimeo.com/122490516

      I just recently noticed this. Cruising at 4k rpm the oil pressure is about 90-100 psi. But when accelerating from 3-4k rpm the pressure shoots past 150 as show in the...
    13. What compression ratio are you running? Sent...

      What compression ratio are you running?


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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      Success! ...

      Success!

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/11/c19f3e5cd288dc4e9709df2858c6c1ba.jpg

      I don't miss the cable clutch at all! I feel bad for all who go to an 02J and still use a cable.

      -Alex
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      Success! ...

      Success!

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/11/c19f3e5cd288dc4e9709df2858c6c1ba.jpg

      I don't miss the cable clutch at all! I feel bad for all who go to an 02J and still use a cable.



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      Here's take two. This time out of brass which...

      Here's take two. This time out of brass which will hopefully bend before it cracks.
      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/10/a9745015ad5629b17b6169767c22525e.jpg

      And some shots of it in the...
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      After a few thousand miles I noticed my clutch...

      After a few thousand miles I noticed my clutch wasn't working so well. Almost as if I had a leak. Well here it is.
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      That's a rare trait: Not knowing how the hell...

      That's a rare trait: Not knowing how the hell you're going to pull something off, but being confident that you will. Nice work.


      What kind of wood is that exactly? Is it a hardware store find?
    20. I'm surprised no one has mentioned the transfer...

      I'm surprised no one has mentioned the transfer tank or whatever it's called. That rectangular brown plastic tank by the high pressure fuel pump. That has a fine mesh screen in it and will eventually...
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