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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:15 AM
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Posted By thelostartof
https://www.deatschwerks.com/fuel-calculators/flow...

https://www.deatschwerks.com/fuel-calculators/flow-vs-pressure-calculator

400bhp (at the engine) is doable on the stock rods, I was around that power for the last 6+ years on stock rods without...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By thelostartof
That is an external Wastegate, the Blow off valve...

That is an external Wastegate, the Blow off valve goes on the intake side (typically replaces the stock CBV)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,339
Posted By thelostartof
I have seen many a turbo that leak, the backing...

I have seen many a turbo that leak, the backing plate seal on garrets and mitsu's are known to leak and cause issues.

Either way a pressure test with some soapy water can find all kinds of...
Forum: showroom 01-10-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By thelostartof
Why not just have them redrilled so they bolt up...

Why not just have them redrilled so they bolt up and do not require spacers?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By thelostartof
If the 940 is a turbo model then it has LH 2.4...

If the 940 is a turbo model then it has LH 2.4 and EZK. If it is n/a then you will need to determine if it is a Federal spec car or Cali spec (LH 2.4/EZK or Rex/Regina).

Why are you wanting to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,078
Posted By thelostartof
I ran this header for 4+ years without any issues...

I ran this header for 4+ years without any issues on my Regina car, it has a bit more interesting exhaust note. Power felt a little smoother but the entire car is such a bastard who knows these...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By thelostartof
J Pipe will not work off the N/A manifold with...

J Pipe will not work off the N/A manifold with the turbo oil cooler so you will have to ditch that.

Why are you replacing the 90+? What is failing? I have never had one fail on me to the point I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By thelostartof
Can do you a datalog of the issue? Is the...

Can do you a datalog of the issue?

Is the car an auto or manual?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By thelostartof
I love that chart. ...

I love that chart.

https://www.fiveomotorsport.com/227u-bosch-ev14-us-domestic-long-fit-uscar/

Bosch data with part numbers and flow...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,527
Posted By thelostartof
Well after a bit of driving today, with the...

Well after a bit of driving today, with the yoshifab flywheel and clutch it is a bit rough to drive, very little throttle let's a lot of air in so I am needing to adjust how I drive it. Also...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,527
Posted By thelostartof
The larger 960 / 850na TB. I have the same setup...

The larger 960 / 850na TB. I have the same setup on my 744 with the same intake manifold.

And I also have the same larger TB on my 944 n/a with the stock intake manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,527
Posted By thelostartof
I finally got the car all back together,...

I finally got the car all back together, everything went fairly smooth despite some semi major issues (bolt holes in TB Flange not drilled even close to straight or matching). But the car started...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By thelostartof
Myself in my Daily i run E54 (local station tests...

Myself in my Daily i run E54 (local station tests out between E54-E65 regularly) with a 19T @ 20psi. I am running my own custom tune with a 3" AMM and 60lb/hr injectors. Before I ran the same...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,527
Posted By thelostartof
A few more updates of myself ruining a perfectly...

A few more updates of myself ruining a perfectly good car.

I was tired of how low the front end was so i removed the unknown brand (OEM looking) lowering springs from the front and put in some IPD...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By thelostartof
All fuel ECU's are chipable, but you do not want...

All fuel ECU's are chipable, but you do not want to put a turbo chip into an N/A ECU as it will not function properlly. For the EZK you can run a turbo Chip in a non turbo EZK without any issues as...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,339
Posted By thelostartof
Unless you have a hot cam in which case the idle...

Unless you have a hot cam in which case the idle is around 11-14in hg because of overlap and stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,339
Posted By thelostartof
Ah more info, rich pulsating idle, have you...

Ah more info, rich pulsating idle, have you pressure tested the car for Vac leaks/boost leaks? A leak will typically cause a hunting idle. Because of the large scaling difference in fueling small...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By thelostartof
The car sees mostly slow city miles these days so...

The car sees mostly slow city miles these days so mpg is not great, but when I used to DD it to work I think i gained a mpg or two and things smoothed out a bit. That gain could of been just from...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By thelostartof
I am running a set of those yellow injectors in...

I am running a set of those yellow injectors in my regina car. no major issues over the last 5+ years.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-26-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By thelostartof
So i bumped the cranking fuel pulse rate from...

So i bumped the cranking fuel pulse rate from alternating events to every event, and then almost doubled the PW for sub 70deg priming pulse and it seemed to start and idle a lot better. It still...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-26-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By thelostartof
I have 1600s going in next week so it might not...

I have 1600s going in next week so it might not be to far off. I am currently at 113% DC on the 1000cc.

My LH car starts fine on 700cc injectors on the same fuel. And last year this car had no...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-26-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By thelostartof
MS E85 Cold start settings?

Anyone mind sharing thier E85 maps for cranking and starting? I do not remember having these kind of issues last year in the cold but for some reason it seems like this year in sub 50deg temps I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,339
Posted By thelostartof
I find it odd that more than one 012 is bad, but...

I find it odd that more than one 012 is bad, but I guess it can happen. Is the hotwire still intact?

Personally Green Giants are not large enough on pump gas to require the 012amm. You need...
Forum: showroom 11-23-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,350
Posted By thelostartof
Looks like 16vT ...

Looks like 16vT

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=304080/jlWoqte

Nice numbers at such low boost.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,339
Posted By thelostartof
Do you reset the ECU (unplug it or the #1 fuse)...

Do you reset the ECU (unplug it or the #1 fuse) when you swap from the 016 to the 012?

With the 012 once it fires it will be fairly rich, go for a quick short drive and cruise afr's should go to...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 589,426
Posted By thelostartof
It cannot be in the DS tunnel (don't tell them we...

It cannot be in the DS tunnel (don't tell them we have a fuel tank there on 7/9). And needs to be steel and protected .
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 589,426
Posted By thelostartof
On a RWD car 8+ inches away from firewall. If...

On a RWD car 8+ inches away from firewall. If the fuel line passes over the line of the flexplate/flywheel (it always will on rwd) it has to be protected but some random thickness of metal. And...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 589,426
Posted By thelostartof
Where did you mount your FPR? I am needing to...

Where did you mount your FPR? I am needing to relocate mine because of the new NHRA rules at my local track and yours looks to be in a location that would work for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,777
Posted By thelostartof
for high 200's you could get away with 42-50lb/hr...

for high 200's you could get away with 42-50lb/hr injectors just fine. Myself i did my 350whp on LH with 75lb/hr injectors on e85 and I was still rich on the big end. Sure I might of been near the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,777
Posted By thelostartof
Might of been someone else, when I ran 25psi and...

Might of been someone else, when I ran 25psi and a few more mods on LH I peaked around 350whp or so on e85 on the same long block through an aw71.

And for sure bang for the buck v8 swap +turbo is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,777
Posted By thelostartof
Come on man.... I made 300whp @20psi on LH on...

Come on man.... I made 300whp @20psi on LH on Pump gas with the hy35cw. So you made 50whp more with higher CR, larger turbo, better tuning, external WG and e85. I was still running the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,777
Posted By thelostartof
What kind of events? Being a daily driver...

What kind of events?

Being a daily driver in the 200-250whp range should be fairly reliable, even nearing 300whp wouldn't be to bad. But as soon as you want to take that kind and power and use...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By thelostartof
Trax+ are H&R parts and some of the best quality....

Trax+ are H&R parts and some of the best quality.

Otherwise i have heard good stuff about https://www.motorsport-tech.com/

Link to what you are looking to use?

On a 7/9 I like the look of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By thelostartof
You know that d088 makes silicone hoses for the...

You know that d088 makes silicone hoses for the larger amm right?

Either way you can plan for 24psi but if you do not have enough injector you need more injector. The 16t flows like crap at that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By thelostartof
This station typically tests out to e54, other...

This station typically tests out to e54, other stations test out at e80.

Either way I have been using this station for 10 years without any issues so it cannot be that bad. Nevermind that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By thelostartof
LH 2.4 or Regina? I doubt the CPS are dying,...

LH 2.4 or Regina?

I doubt the CPS are dying, good chance it is something else. Have you spent any time looking at the 700/900 FAQ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By thelostartof
Remove the boost controller and run the boost...

Remove the boost controller and run the boost just off the WG (vac line from turbo to WG), See what it does. Then remove the line off the WG so you have zero boost control and go for a gentle drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By thelostartof
That makes no sense at all, all AW70/AW71/AW72's...

That makes no sense at all, all AW70/AW71/AW72's are the same length.

Any pictures of the trans out of the car? did you take the DS off the car at all during this swap?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,811
Posted By thelostartof
Does the 700r4 have good options for ditching the...

Does the 700r4 have good options for ditching the TV cable? I need to talk to a local trans builder here to see if there is a good option for losing it on my current setup. My current trans also...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,811
Posted By thelostartof
500whp Transmission options?

Ok so lets just say that as I am making more power I am starting to rethink my tranmission.

Currently power is around 400+bhp at the engine and as I am working on a few more minor upgrade (GT3582R...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By thelostartof
http://thelostartof.net/rps20190920_153145_180.jpg

http://thelostartof.net/rps20190920_153145_180.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By thelostartof
I run my 1995 945T on e85 (in PHX AZ it tests out...

I run my 1995 945T on e85 (in PHX AZ it tests out to e54 at the stations I go to) and this is my daily.

I run 20psi on a 19t and have for the last year+ without any issues. Mpg wise in summer I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,527
Posted By thelostartof
Well I picked up a spare unit to test the unit on...

Well I picked up a spare unit to test the unit on my 744 and after everything checked out I decied to put this to use vs letting it rot in the spare parts pile. While running 19psi via the MBC was...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By thelostartof
Boost guage is not just reading low, the lack of...

Boost guage is not just reading low, the lack of the extra 5psi on that holset is very very noticable (something like 50+whp), nevermind that the dash guage also shows the drop in boost. Oh I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By thelostartof
Lower than Expected boost External WG

My 744 has a Tial MV-S that I have been running for 6+ years, unit was new when installed and has been flawless eversince I put it on. I am running a Greddy Profec B Spec EBC that has also been...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like 10" 300lb springs.

Sounds like 10" 300lb springs.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so for sure the struts are the Volvo 850 Koni...

Ok so for sure the struts are the Volvo 850 Koni yellows, part number 8710 1350Sport. The spring seats were just removed and converted to coil overs.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By thelostartof
The struts are konis but I will see if I have the...

The struts are konis but I will see if I have the part number as I seem to remember that they needed a custom upper bushing to fit into the solid upper mount so I am not 100% sure what car they were...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like I need to get a set of bne upper...

Sounds like I need to get a set of bne upper mounts. Any recommendations for the spring rate?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By thelostartof
Best shock and spring combo for 850 for a smooth ride?

So my 1994 855t has koni shocks and unknown to myself spring rate springs up front on coil overs. These have solid upper mounts. This makes for a very harsh ride on the highway over not so great...
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