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06-24-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Tigger2011

The upper is the hood switch and the lower is a...

The upper is the hood switch and the lower is a power distribution relay. If you disconnect the wire to the switch and look closely there are tabs that release it. Once removed you will see the...
05-11-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By Tigger2011

I advise against spraying it pre-turbo. Seafoam...

I advise against spraying it pre-turbo. Seafoam is roughly 80% petroleum based and 20% Isopropanol. That means it will not rapidly vaporize like methanol. As such is has the potential to pool in the...
05-10-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By Tigger2011

The S sensors are designed for 250 kPa and the...

The S sensors are designed for 250 kPa and the JCW is 300 kPa. They will however read about 10 kPa over that, so the ecu can calculate load based on boost up to about 1.6 bar and 2.1 bar.

The...
05-09-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By Tigger2011

Maintaing a tuned Gen II

Haven't really seen anyone put together a best practices list for maintaining a tuned Gen II and thought the community could benefit from one. Preventative maintenance is the key to maximizing your...
04-29-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 58
Drivetrain Manic Stage 2 Gains
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Posted By Tigger2011

I tend to take anything another tuner says with a...

I tend to take anything another tuner says with a grain of salt. As a group we tend to be secretive and don't play well with others. Learning to tune properly is expensive and takes years to learn so...
04-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Drivetrain Transmission issues
Views: 1,234
Posted By Tigger2011

Sweet bit of kit :thumbsup: When I replaced my...

Sweet bit of kit :thumbsup: When I replaced my shifter with the Cravenspeed short shifter I also used their box which sits lower and comes with billet aluminum bushings to replace the soggy rubber...
04-10-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By Tigger2011

I installed the Phormula KS-3 knock sensor before...

I installed the Phormula KS-3 knock sensor before revising my Stage 3. A standalone knock sensor gives me some peace of mind. It's my daily driver so reliability is important to me. Pushing over...
03-29-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Yep those are the front control arm rear...

Yep those are the front control arm rear bushings. I'm running the 25mm hollow on the rear as well. Car seems pretty happy on the mid setting. I'm planning to upgrade the rest of the bushings (purple...
03-28-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Still playing catch up after vacation but wanted...

Still playing catch up after vacation but wanted to follow up on the poly control arm bushings. Absolutely love the change and how it tightened the front end up. As you can see from the pictures I...
03-24-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Haha no problem. If you're going to own an...

Haha no problem. If you're going to own an English car you have to be prepared to roll up your sleeves sometimes. At least we don't have to adjust the valves lash or use a manometer to adjust the...
03-20-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Hey Chris Apparently Vlad was listening when I...

Hey Chris
Apparently Vlad was listening when I mentioned that I wasn't planning on changing the bushings till the engine swap. It seems he didn't like that answer and decided to give me another...
03-15-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Thanks for the info OBW. Well your timing looks...

Thanks for the info OBW. Well your timing looks pretty good. Twelve degrees at 5,400 and I assume about 28 psi @ 10.5:1. Not sure what you were injecting meth wise, but if about 600 cc/min those...
02-16-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

APR oil catch can arrived. Had to determine where...

APR oil catch can arrived. Had to determine where I wanted to mount it since I also have to mount an air pump. It's a nice unit but has one flaw. Here's a picture of the internal baffling.
...
02-01-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Yea, those boys at Real St. are quick off the...

Yea, those boys at Real St. are quick off the mark. Got these in the mail today.
...
02-01-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Finished configuring and verified the timing...

Finished configuring and verified the timing circuit on the bench. When the trigger signal is applied the output is active for 10 seconds (timer 1) then shuts off. Then it activates again for 60...
01-26-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Generally speaking higher compression increases...

Generally speaking higher compression increases thermal efficiency which means slightly better mpg in NA operation and can increase throttle response. In real world application the difference between...
01-23-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Not a lot of updates at the moment. Mainly been...

Not a lot of updates at the moment. Mainly been stockpiling parts in spite of the odds. In early December is one of my sons birthday, followed by my father-in-laws, followed by Christmas, followed by...
01-23-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,961
Posted By Tigger2011

The vacuum source needs to be downstream of the...

The vacuum source needs to be downstream of the throttle so that the vacuum at throttle closure opens the BOV. Start at one turn in from when the BOV housing covers the o-ring and adjust in by half...
12-13-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Water will control the temps but your going to...

Water will control the temps but your going to start running out of fuel so you'll need the meth as a fuel source. Something else to consider is your cylinder pressures and effective compression...
12-07-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By Tigger2011

Nicely done! Love the Mini in BRG and all the...

Nicely done! Love the Mini in BRG and all the work you've put in so far. Your smiles per mile ratio is about to go through the roof.
11-27-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Drivetrain 250-300hp Mini
Views: 3,578
Posted By Tigger2011

By a quality oil catch can I mean one that is...

By a quality oil catch can I mean one that is internally baffled and has 3/4" or 19mm connections. Examples of which would be the BSH, ECS Tuning or BMS cans. There's a few others as well that are...
11-16-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By Tigger2011

Welcome aboard and Congratulations on a great...

Welcome aboard and Congratulations on a great find and good looking ride. Fuel trims of +27 are too high. If they get to +/- 10 it's time to investigate. You either have a large vacuum leak, your cam...
11-06-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 64,524
Posted By Tigger2011

The temps will actually go below target since the...

The temps will actually go below target since the thermostat control is duty cycle based. The Ice Water is a good solution for those running a stock tune or for those running an older tune that...
11-06-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 64,524
Posted By Tigger2011

As an interim solution to tuning you can use this...

As an interim solution to tuning you can use this product from Summit Racing. It really will lower your coolant temps 15 to 20 degrees. Please note the warning however in that this product is not to...
11-06-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 64,524
Posted By Tigger2011

Hi Eddie, The oil temps reported by scangauge...

Hi Eddie,
The oil temps reported by scangauge are calculated instead of actual. We have no oil temp sensor only water temp and a low oil pressure switch. So the ecu uses a percentage above water...
Forum: GP Talk
09-30-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,700
Posted By Tigger2011

A few pics. Here's the Vorshlag plates. ...

A few pics.
Here's the Vorshlag plates.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/975x975/untitled_e85e40290c0955e55872fe5cb895509914e41fb0.jpg

Here you can see the...
Forum: GP Talk
09-30-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,700
Posted By Tigger2011

Absolutely. With the dampener settings you can go...

Absolutely. With the dampener settings you can go from cream puff to race ready lickety split. No adjustment knobs to lose like some others require. Another thing I really like about the Ohlins is...
Forum: GP Talk
09-27-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,700
Posted By Tigger2011

Running Vorshlag and Ohlins on my daily along...

Running Vorshlag and Ohlins on my daily along with 25mm RSB and adjustable lower trailing arms in the rear. Running -2 camber all around and it handles like a dream. Absolutely in love with how it...
08-12-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Spent the last week when, I had time prepping the...

Spent the last week when, I had time prepping the plastic trim pieces to be painted to match the body color. I used a 3" pneumatic orbital sander as a regular DA is too large to get into all the tiny...
07-31-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Glad to help. I used UPR 19mm check valves in the...

Glad to help. I used UPR 19mm check valves in the 5/8 portion of the lines on my setup but mine are the older design. The newer ones from UPR while more expensive look much more robust.

Now back...
07-18-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By Tigger2011

N16 Non-S ...

N16 Non-S
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1598x900/80-n16_r56_oil_pressure_control_3827c1bf6ab5fc2adc63bccfaf8dd177d6727c1b.jpg
...
07-17-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Yes I blocked off the passenger side port on the...

Yes I blocked off the passenger side port on the valve cover. Now the clean goes direct into the center port of the RX can. The rear exit port on the can is connected to the intake manifold with a...
05-25-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,166
Posted By Tigger2011

Congratulations! Yep, reinforced webbing in the...

Congratulations! Yep, reinforced webbing in the block and upgraded pistons. 65K+ plus miles here on N14 JCW. Two ninety one to the wheels with stock pistons and rods but I upgraded the rod bolts and...
05-21-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,579
Posted By Tigger2011

I definitely wouldn't consider the STR as a baby...

I definitely wouldn't consider the STR as a baby clutch. OSG is notorious for underrating their clutches. OBW ran a single disc STR at 350 HP with no issues. The difference between the STR and GT...
05-16-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

The Ohlins arrived and I was looking forward to...

The Ohlins arrived and I was looking forward to getting Vlad up on jacks. My work schedule and a new garage door felt otherwise.
Still felt almost like Christmas when the packages arrived.
...
04-28-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 59
Drivetrain Manic Map Question
Views: 6,378
Posted By Tigger2011

My mistake. In very early Manic revisions Stage 1...

My mistake. In very early Manic revisions Stage 1 map C and Stage 2 map A were both 1.3 bar. Just checked my files and the below are current. Getting old sucks. :lol:

On the MCS
Stage 0
1.2 bar...
02-28-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,835
Posted By Tigger2011

Correct. A little C clamp with a bolt through it...

Correct. A little C clamp with a bolt through it right above the floor behind the brake pedal. Make sure the wheels are straight before starting. You can secure the wheel, mark the column with tape...
01-31-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By Tigger2011

I'm sure Mario can help you out. Doubt it's the...

I'm sure Mario can help you out. Doubt it's the plugs though. I'm running NGK 1422's at 25 psi and no issue with blow out. Your probably running the same. If your comfortable wrenching try the...
01-24-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Drivetrain MAF relocation?
Views: 727
Posted By Tigger2011

The MCS model ECU can indeed be re-scaled to use...

The MCS model ECU can indeed be re-scaled to use a JCW MAF sensor. I've used JCW sensors and re-scaled both MAP sensor tables on a customers tune for an MCS that wanted the boost limit raised to 1.8...
12-26-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

One of my personal favorites of a driver letting...

One of my personal favorites of a driver letting it all hang out. Great big brass ones.

Reventino 2015
Forum: Site Feedback
12-23-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Tigger2011

No vote here. I like Mini's. I like people...

No vote here.

I like Mini's. I like people that drive Mini's. I know there are Mini owners that have different political points of view than me... and I don't care. This to me is a place of...
12-12-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By Tigger2011

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12-10-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Tigger2011

Unfortunately, the heads are not interchangeable....

Unfortunately, the heads are not interchangeable. The S head is specific for GDI. Direct injection of gasoline into the engine cylinders. The non-S uses port injection.
12-01-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By Tigger2011

Amazon PIAA 97050 - 20" $26.44 PIAA 97053 -...

Amazon
PIAA 97050 - 20" $26.44
PIAA 97053 - 21" $27.69
11-22-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

Ok so the ring venturi was a bust. Not real...

Ok so the ring venturi was a bust. Not real surprised there. Have one final test to run before ordering the components for an electric evac system (Boost switch, relay, pump, etc.). Ordered the...
11-21-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,841
Posted By Tigger2011

:thumbsup: Excellent idea. It's amazing how...

:thumbsup: Excellent idea. It's amazing how vocal they can get during an Italian tune up lol.
11-08-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Tigger2011

Lol. Hey we all gotta start somewhere since no...

Lol. Hey we all gotta start somewhere since no one is born knowing this stuff. I try and learn something new every day. But if your going to own an English car out of warranty, and aren’t made out...
11-07-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Tigger2011

Almost sounds like something loose that stops...

Almost sounds like something loose that stops vibrating once heated up. Look at the bolts on the heat shield, as well as the bottom retaining nuts on the down pipe. There are four in total at the...
10-31-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 79,823
Posted By Tigger2011

This will demonstrate better than a description I...

This will demonstrate better than a description I think. Old Vlad vs New, Stage 2 meth JCW vs Stage 3 meth X51 all else being equal. Below 3700 RPM New Vlad lags behind Old Vlad in first gear. After...
10-22-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,798
Posted By Tigger2011

PCV Exhaust Evac System

So we all know that even with catch cans installed some amount of oil will find it's way into the intake charge. My current setup consists of a single in / dual out RX catch can. The passengers side...
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