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gticon
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replacing the boat anchor with a twin tail pipe equipped with baffles
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spent 3 days making the [over the top ]rubber mounted bracket to hold the tail pipe.used the existing mount holes which holds the original rubber hangers . i used toyoto hilux 4wd rubber mounts. all the years I've been getting exhausts fitted they never put effort in lining up slot in the bumper where the
tail pipe goes, so now i give them no choice .getting a small section of pipe done [from the tank small bump over sway bar to the tail pipe] by the experts. thinking doing most of exhaust in ss my self saved me a few $$$
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Exhaust looks good, how does it sound?
Back in the game! Now building something mental... Will I ever finish? I hope so! When? No idea.
gticon
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Thanks (map of)tassie ya na haven't finish yet ,need about 700mm of tubing (bends )to be finish between tank and tail pipe at the local exhaust fitter .very quiet with the boat anchor muffler on ,so figured it shouldnt be to bad with the tail pipe .might sound like a hyabusa 1300 ,here's hoping
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Haha Mine sounds like a worked bike at idle as it has a slight lump to the idle, thanks to the cams I run, usually a good exhaust will give a nice burble on a GTi though
Back in the game! Now building something mental... Will I ever finish? I hope so! When? No idea.
gticon
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left it a little late on the build which would of answered a lot of ???? .i scored a hard to get 2nd hand with fuk all kms ,workshop manual for the gti .
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take 2 ,moved the gauges ,should have put more thought into it ,too in your face where i put them originally [especially at night]. the dash is looking like swiss cheese ,thank goodness 4 dash mats..drill and tapped to make it a 3 pod. setup.
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gticon
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finish off the another hanger ,rego "ed the car ,drove down to the local exhaust fitter to finish off the the small section around the rear axle , sounds great. little on the loud side .
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drove down to the dyno [under boost] 1st run showed it rich below boost and then leaned out to much ,shut it down early 7500rpm . leaned it to run under a 6000rpm safe limit and without fouling plugs. ended up with a pathetic [laughable] :oops: 95.5kw @ 7000rpm . due to the unprogramable turbo chipped ecu it was a cheap [$150] visit .i will be running the adaptronic e420c with the mods, at the next dyno visit. the stock injectors need to be replaced to get it to run rich for boost. around 550cc injectors was suggested by dyno man . check out the the forum for a what other members are using , noticed a lot of rx7 ,evo etc 550cc injectors but no specific model no.s .could someone please help me with a link on eBay for a ,no head fuk, plug in ,right fit ,550cc injectors .ps as i am not greedy for over the top power, 150kw my aim ,I'm thinking 550cc should be ok :roll:
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gticon wrote:ended up with a pathetic [laughable] :oops: 95.5kw @ 7000rpm .
That's on par with what others get from a low boost setup using a chipped ECU. Not bad considering that's a 70% power gain over a bog stock GTi, which makes about 56-58kw ATW. Base fuel pressure usually needs to be bumped up to prevent leaning out with that setup.
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gticon
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ok u worked me out i am greedy [aim 150kw]
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wheel alignment done ,had not driven it with koni shocks and lowered king springs, off for a spin in adelaide hills .the rear scraped at nearly every corner ,[fuken annoying] got a fender roller on eBay $60 , worked well .
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Those legs look familiar!!

Pedders Modbury I am guessing?
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ya its not you is it? spend $70 for alignment before hand at another tyre joint ,told me it needed cam pins, did the job with out them[front and rear] took it to pedders , chucked in cam pins, told me who ever did it last did a s**t job, the arse end was out mile [crabbing], charge me a truck load $240 ,$55 for the cam pins and fuk knows $per hour . saw me coming #@$%
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gticon wrote:took it to pedders
There's your problem. :lol:
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[YLD80Y] wrote:
gticon wrote:took it to pedders
There's your problem. :lol:
Ditto.
If "X" is an Unknown quantity, and a Spurt is a drip under pressure, then an "EXPERT" is an "Unknown Drip Under Pressure".
Why dont they just call it "Womenapause" instead.
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The pedders he has taken it too are very switched on. They have been a franchisee for over 20 years and have some very good people there.

I know of plenty of motorsport people use that particular outlet for their wheel alignments due to their knowledge.
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Fair enough, and good to hear they're not all bad. In my experience Pedders staff are employed on their ability to upsell rather than mechanical expertise.
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[YLD80Y] wrote:Fair enough, and good to hear they're not all bad. In my experience Pedders staff are employed on their ability to upsell rather than mechanical expertise.
And also denegrate anyone else's work.
If "X" is an Unknown quantity, and a Spurt is a drip under pressure, then an "EXPERT" is an "Unknown Drip Under Pressure".
Why dont they just call it "Womenapause" instead.
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pictureshowman wrote:
[YLD80Y] wrote:Fair enough, and good to hear they're not all bad. In my experience Pedders staff are employed on their ability to upsell rather than mechanical expertise.
And also denegrate anyone else's work.
And no bull...
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whats going on here ! its looking like a page straight out of Facebook i might of worded it wrong , i denigrated the work from the previous wheel aligner and pedders agreed [customer is is always right ] the toe in was out a mile . moylee was right , they did know there s**t and i did see a few hot custom cars in the car park. the price was up there, i work out $160 labour for no more than a hours work but I'm more pissed of with the totally wasted $70 i payed for tyre fags . now lets go back to my [boring] thread where i do a post, for example pulling stones out my tyres and nobody answers my [stupid] important questions.
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I'm building a turbo engine and chasing engine parts can anybody please give me a link on eBay for the vitara pistons and a no head fuk plug in 550cc injectors. or suggested injectors, my aim is [with [minimum boost] to reach 150kw and will running the adaptronics e420c and 2up from stock cat cam[ mild] dial in for turbo, bit head work [my exisiting head] please just don't rattle off injectors []e.g. rx7 , evo etc ] be more specific model [part] numbers. [-o<
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these pistons look right?
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Have a read here about injectors

http://www.redlinegti.com/forum/viewtop ... =injectors

550cc are very large. These will likely be a dog at idle. What's your power goal (i.e. do you really need that large?).

EVO 500/550's would fit.

If you are willing to pay I would recommend aftermarket such as injector dynamics/xspurt injectors where you can go to a 750/1000cc injector and have better idle control than the OEM injectors.

I have the 1000cc xspurt, they are great.

https://www.injectorsonline.com/au/blog ... -advantage
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thanks flyinggrape

I want this engine running spot on ,start up ,idling etc so i will pay to get it.

Im running a adaptronics e420c , will i have a problem with high or low impedance with this ecu ?, Hopefully its good enough for the job , I've read good reports on it [earlier posts]
my aim 150kw /200hp

the tuner recommend around 500cc injectors
im bit confused :? [dumb c--t] you saying 550 cc is to large but then recommending xspurt 1000cc

the xspurt 1000cc you recommend sound great , could you please give me a product number on injectorsonline.
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Yeah, Adaptronic ECU is good little unit for the price. great to support Australian manufacturers too. e420c is getting a little long in the tooth but I used one for my first aftermarket ECU and it worked really well.

Andy Wyatt (who is engineer and owner behind Adaptronic) was always really helpful working with people. I imagine his business has grown a bit though.

Go to his forum to read up on the ECU.

e420c works with low and high impendence injectors.

For 200hp, assuming base fuel pressure of 40psi (i.e. not raising the fuel pressure) and 85% max injector duty cycle (this is heaps of headroom) you would be looking at 450cc injectors.

Xspurt 1000cc. Best talk to the supplier and your tuner. Mine came in a kit and I left it with the mechanic to sort out :).

The reason why Xspurt injectors can be much larger is the actual design of the injector, it is much more efficient and controllable.

If you want to save money use DSM (Mitsubishi) 450cc black top injectors (they are the "newer" version of the blue top injectors) but likely need to get them from US, would recommend getting them ultrasonically cleaned too. That all adds up so you are not saving much off more reliable new injectors.
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thanks mate , i will contact xspurt injectorsonline.

as you can tell I'm a lazy fuc er and i just wanted someone to give me list of parts and instructions to get 150kws
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having battery power problems kicking over engine, so to fix i went from 370cca to a kick arse 815cca optima red [hand on dick colour match]
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so the bigger battery needed a bigger battery box .

the existing [bunnings storage box ]batt box wasn't up to it any way ,started cracking up..
didn't like the common batt boxes on offer [look like garbage bins] so found a plain power coated stainless steel batt box made for camping trailers. measured up perfect for batt and boot.

took a couple of weeks [lazy fuccer] to cut and shut and add all my [ what do you need that for ] accessories
the list
-added a hinge
-rubber lined
-2usb/cig lighter
-mains power switch
-circuit breaker
-always on switch [radio etc]
-fuse box
-240volt sine wave inverter
-digital volt meter
-seperate anderson plug for recharge/jump start
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Love your work with the battery box! Looks a treat! I've just installed a cheap setup in mine and had the battery moved to the boot, but this looks way better!
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thanks [map of] tassie ,
the 370cca wasn't turning over the starter motor to well [ probably because of distance] but the 815cca made a huge difference . just ordered the big optima batt. charger ,cost more than the battery .

down side for the battery is , 99% lead and weighs a tonne. with my huge weight all on right hand side of the car i will be rolling it when i turn left.

should of got the deep cycle yellow optima instead for the 240volt inverter but i wanted to keep it [hand on dick] colour matched.
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just arrived in the post from the u.s a dual friction centreforce clutch , emailed centreforce for hp rating, no answer ,advertised good for turbo and clamping force is increased through revs by the counter weights but claiming it has a easier clutch feel than factory.

has anybody used this clutch and or tell me hp rating ?
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scored some poly engine mounts to suit the [150kw aim] turbo engine build .thanks to steve[budgetracer] for the poly mounts . recommended the 70 duro for my kw output .
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Still getting parts together for the turbo spec enginè build race bearings ,520cc injectors, .5 oversize s.s exhaust valves to match my existing inlet ss valves and arp mains and head bolts
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Any updates ? Hows the build going ?
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not much progress cami man. getting s**t together 4 take 2 turbo specific build . pull motor ,block bored ,honed and deck faced 4 75mm honda turbo pistons. head done with .5 e&i oversize ss valves, 2 1/4 ss tubing to replace ugly clamps and silicon joiners.
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Looks sweet , you can not rush perfection :D
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no cami, its going slow due to cash flow but your theory sounds better.
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got the sump and tigger wheel but not sure on the sensor as there are two types of tigger wheels. can anybody give me the part no. for this sensor for this trigger wheel???
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fresh from the machine shop. had the block machined to suit the renault oil squirters. this mod is a copycat from miniswifts build and looked like a very good idea as the block casing shows a attentional provision for a future suzuki mod. this mod will help to keep the bottom the piston cool ,a plus for the higher temps of a turbo build . on the stock conrods the oil lube hole is there to lube the thrust side of the piston and cylinder. with my new forged conrods there is no lube hole, the oil squirter mod which will take its place and doing a much better job lubricating . also shouldn't affect oil pressure.
i will press them in after i assemble the engine to make sure they are all aimed at the bottom of the piston on the down stroke. hope it works [-o<
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Nice, who in Adelaide did your machining.
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northern machining service holdenhill , good price, god job
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Hey mate is there a part number on the ARP head studs?

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HI GTP ,I ORDERED THE ARP HEAD BOLTS FROM SUZUKIRD . PART NO. ON THE SITE IS SUZ-ARP 6134 . $145 usd . it only come with the studs and nuts, no washers .so I'm still looking into that. sorry i don't know the arp brand part no.
hope that helps you
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NOT SURE ,ON USING WASHERS WITH THE ARP HEAD BOLTS , [MIXED OPINIONS] THE HEAD STUDS ARE LONG ENOUGH TO TAKE THE 3MM THICK ARP WASHERS . THE ORIGINAL HEAD BOLT WASHERS HAVE A 17MM OD ,10MM ID . 2MM THICK. THE CLOSEST ARP WASHERS WITH THOSE DIMENSIONS ARE 9.5 [ 3/8]ID, 17MM OD. 3MM THICK
SO I DRILL THEM OUT ON THE LATHE , COST ME 2 BRAND-NEW 10MM HHS DRILL BITS [BLUNT AFTER THE FIRST 6 WASHERS] BUT GOT THE JOB DONE
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:)
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Great progress mate can’t wait to see it all in and tuned up.
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That's a bit serious!

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inserted haltech iq3 dash into the oem instrument panel ,
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Great work on the dash, looks mint.
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