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by bertvorgon
16 Jan 2004 17:07
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: TURBO Q & A FORUM
Replies: 339
Views: 62818

Again..Wow Rob, that WAS interesting! On my 2 Litre I run 15 degrees initial advance, and as boost goes past 12 PSi, the ignition is retarded to 26 degrees total. As most of you know this works well with aviation fuel AND various races gases on my motor. I CANNOT run pump premium with my static comp...
by bertvorgon
24 Dec 2003 21:55
Forum: Technical - Archive
Topic: Building a competitive Autocross 510 (sedan)
Replies: 16
Views: 1205

If you are on the lower mainland you can borrow my rule book. that is most important as i said above, then you can decide what you are up against. it is based on a point system. Most of us have done mods that bump us real fast into a level of competition that makes you have to decide if it is for fu...
by bertvorgon
24 Dec 2003 21:48
Forum: Technical - Archive
Topic: fuel pump: internal vs. external
Replies: 16
Views: 942

no, that was the evaporative recovery tank that was part of the emmision control stuff. I have one in my 1973.
by bertvorgon
24 Dec 2003 10:58
Forum: Technical - Archive
Topic: fuel pump: internal vs. external
Replies: 16
Views: 942

Also, you would likely have pick-up problems. The 510 tank is not very well baffled. The external pump and surge tank would be best. We built the wells on our tanks to keep fuel coming the whole time.
by bertvorgon
19 Dec 2003 17:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: that new engine smell II
Replies: 69
Views: 2940

OOOHHH...AHHHHH!! I KNOW THAT SMELL! I got to do that this spring. Good stuff. it is such a wonderful blend of Never-sieze, oil, gasket material curing, hot aluminum, paint on the block drying...AHHHHH. How much power did it make Dan?
by bertvorgon
19 Dec 2003 17:23
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mud flaps........
Replies: 19
Views: 1211

Thanks Supersport! I think we need to have a refresher course on 510s and water! Hows everbodys fender rails doing? While you all are fixing the rust..Superport and I will be heading off into the sunset, which is of course glinting off our Serengetis', cool music playing in the background.
by bertvorgon
18 Dec 2003 21:14
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mud flaps........
Replies: 19
Views: 1211

MUD FLAPS???? I thought we drive race cars??? Did I log into a four wheel drive site by mistake????? MUD? What part of preserving our cars did we miss? These cars should only be driven on SUNNY CANNONBALLS, on paved roads, cool music playing in the back ground, sun glinting off the Serengetis, crowd...
by bertvorgon
18 Dec 2003 21:08
Forum: Technical - Archive
Topic: chassis stiffening
Replies: 12
Views: 640

I used to build fiberglass boats way back when. We put the expanding foam in as a flotation aid in the hull. We would lay the fiberglass over the plywood deck. Then we would hole-saw a 3" hole and pour the two part foam in. One day one of the guys I worked with made a mistake on the calculation for ...
by bertvorgon
18 Dec 2003 07:26
Forum: Technical - Archive
Topic: chassis stiffening
Replies: 12
Views: 640

Stay away from doing crap like that! Onle way to eally stiffen a 510 is put a cage in. Andy and I did a test once by bolting a 6 foot pipe onto the strut tower and torqued down on it. We wanted to see how much the engine bay flexed ( whichd also has most of the suspension on it). We were actually su...
by bertvorgon
16 Dec 2003 21:09
Forum: Events
Topic: Christmas Party :: December 13th
Replies: 114
Views: 6488

Club party was good! Not as many people came as I thought would. I only brought the INDY IRL MOTOR CYLINDER HEAD. I bored everybody with some of our track day videos from 1993 and some other slalom stuff. Jason brought his in-car video from Mission, good stuff! His car goes RREEELLL GGGOOOD!!! Lots ...
by bertvorgon
16 Dec 2003 21:01
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steering related questions...
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Hello Dynobones, how are things out on the east coast? Cool and windy here. I did not find it difficult to take apart at all?! If I can do it, anybody can. Just do it over a pail so you do not loose any of the recirculating balls! There really is no reason to take it apart if it is worn. There is no...
by bertvorgon
14 Dec 2003 17:09
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steering related questions...
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Oh, another thought. If any one has experienced tremendous shuddering and the steering wheel almost being ripped out of your hands under braking, or, the front wheels feeling like they are swinging back and forth all of a sudden and they car shakes......your worm and sector gears are TOTALLY worn ou...
by bertvorgon
14 Dec 2003 17:03
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steering related questions...
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Taking apart the box is no problem. The question is...then what? Unless you have new gears it serves no pupose. We put hl-510 boxes in our cars, with new worm and sector gears. This is the ONLY way to get the old boxes in shape. That way you get the good, on-center steering feel and not have the ste...
by bertvorgon
14 Dec 2003 14:42
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: powder coating ?
Replies: 4
Views: 510

look under "coatings-protective" in the yellow pages. There are about 30 listings. I had my bike frames done by a place in Richmond.
Nice job and have stood up well other than the odd CRASH!!!
by bertvorgon
13 Dec 2003 10:12
Forum: Technical - Archive
Topic: Engine Crossmember
Replies: 10
Views: 615

I agree with Dynobones, the time required to make ALL this stuff is huge. I KNOW how long it took us at Andy's to build everything. The planning sometimes takes as much as the actual fabrication. I know I am no rocket scientist and have stared at something for hours just thinking about the best way ...