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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #45 on: August 16 2018, 12:00:21 PM »
I talked to Scoob...and he says he'd have an alky chip burned for 25 psi. Set the boost to 23...and as long as the fuel pump and alky pump were in good working order...then you could flat foot it all day long on the default settings. If you were to add a whole whack of high gear fuel to the street chip he's using now to get past 17 psi...and there was a break in the 12 volts to the ECM for a split second...


Why are you second guessing ERIC?
Is this on a dedicated race car?

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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #46 on: August 16 2018, 12:05:51 PM »
I give up...
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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #47 on: August 16 2018, 01:37:23 PM »
FWIW I set my fuel in high gear at 75 mph [or whatever you cruise at] on cruise using the MAF. I feel that eliminates most of the variables. Tweak the fuel pressure so the MAF reads close to 128.
Just the way I do it.

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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #48 on: August 16 2018, 04:51:11 PM »
Is it possible that instead of second guessing Eric, he probably just wanted an additional margin of safety for fuel for the desired boost level(23lbs) he intended to run?....and just in case he intended to run 25, he could? I'm thinking that's the case in that situation.


In my situation, I'm just chasing down O2's, so I'm not concerned too much with the boost and WOT fuel. The questions I asked were just for my own knowledge.

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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #49 on: August 16 2018, 05:49:20 PM »
Just do it, Phil!
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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #50 on: August 17 2018, 08:50:41 AM »
Oh I'm all over it. Hoping to find some time this weekend to find exhaust leaks. Been working two jobs so during the week absolutely out of the question. You sure about tranny fluid being trickled into the TB to create smoke? I have some laying around and that's what I planned to use.

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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #51 on: August 17 2018, 09:00:28 AM »
yup....

they used to sell top engine cleaner at the parts store that was supposed to clean carbon off valves and such.  I don't know if they still do, or not.  that stuff made a ton of white smoke and that is what we used.  I don't know if that is still available these days, or not.  But tranny fluid will smoke so that is why I suggested it.

Seems to me like you used to have a fuel pressure gauge problem and we had to turn your fuel pressure up to about 50 psi to get it to run closer to right.  Did you ever get a better gauge?
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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #52 on: August 17 2018, 11:22:29 AM »
Cool, tranny fluid it is!!


After you sent me your fp gauge, you directed me towards an expensive gauge that I ended up purchasing. We narrowed everything down to the fuel pump being bad. This stuff happened right before the timing chain problem. We've been through this car in and out Steve, and you've been there the entire way. Lol

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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #53 on: August 17 2018, 12:11:11 PM »
Yeah, we have






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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #54 on: August 17 2018, 12:18:58 PM »
I could use a good fuel gauge! :)   I adopted by buddy's gauge but then he moved. :(

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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #55 on: August 17 2018, 01:46:34 PM »
If you guys do a search for the thread "Pending" you will find all of the meat and potatoes of what all the guys on this board helped me through. That was one of the most stressful, yet knowledge filled moments with my buick that I have had. Between Steve and others, that thread is filled with so much intricate detail and knowledge on things not usually discussed. It's a 19 page book ranging from no start diagnosis, to tuning and seeing differences in certain upgrades. I skim through it every now and then to keep track with what I've done to my own car.

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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #56 on: August 17 2018, 03:55:01 PM »
Phil, did you change the pump?
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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #57 on: August 17 2018, 04:04:02 PM »
That was the first thing I did...after the fuel filter...then I got the injectors cleaned and flowed...and then my timing chain went out. :D

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« Reply #58 on: August 17 2018, 05:42:07 PM »
Gotcha :)
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Re: Alky Kit ordered
« Reply #59 on: August 17 2018, 09:41:29 PM »
FWIW I set my fuel in high gear at 75 mph [or whatever you cruise at] on cruise using the MAF. I feel that eliminates most of the variables. Tweak the fuel pressure so the MAF reads close to 128.
Just the way I do it.


I'v officially lost it, BL at 128 not the MAF, the block learn.
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