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06-19-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By sirnixalot

Got the exhaust finished. I will never use...

Got the exhaust finished. I will never use Firepower brand flux core mig wire again. My welds have NEVER looked that ugly before. It was so bad i had to grind down the last bend where you might...
06-18-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Thanks! Building exhausts on the ground is a...

Thanks!

Building exhausts on the ground is a pain. Man we need a lift. I need to redo the middle hanger mount since the stock one rusted to pieces and I am almost done welding all the pie cuts. ...
06-15-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By sirnixalot

I actually had good fitment results with the OBX

I actually had good fitment results with the OBX
06-14-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Picking it up from alignment in an hour. Ended...

Picking it up from alignment in an hour. Ended up going with -2* front camber -1.5* rear camber and 0* toe all around
06-13-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

FYI 195's on the stock wheels will rub the...

FYI 195's on the stock wheels will rub the coilover shock body ever so slightly.

Getting the height set this morning and spacers/bolts to clear everything so it can get aligned
06-11-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Finally getting the Alta rear control arms, sway...

Finally getting the Alta rear control arms, sway bar end links and the BC coilovers on. Ran out of time today but will finish up the last corner tomorrow. What a PAIN IN THE ASS the rear control...
06-05-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

So i am NO where near finished trying to get a...

So i am NO where near finished trying to get a base map on this thing after the turbo conversion, much less have a proper "tune" on the profec B. 17psi spike to 10 psi, look at that TQ curve. JUST...
06-05-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

It lives! Gonna sort the AC stuff tomorrow and...

It lives! Gonna sort the AC stuff tomorrow and all will be good to go for tuning....
04-01-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

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Ac condenser fits. Need to...
03-30-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

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Water pump finally mounted

I just need to...
03-28-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

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Map sensor mounted to intake...
03-27-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

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https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/901x1600/80-whatsapp_image_2019_03_26_at_8_03_52_pm_2d77f4c62c4e2eced78edfd385fe04596f83e9c0.jpeg

Intercooler piping mock up...
03-26-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

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Intake mocked up. Will...
03-25-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Good catch. I did not. I'll get that...

Good catch. I did not. I'll get that resinstalled this evening for sure.
03-25-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

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Power steering reservoir...
03-23-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

I didn't get the manifold or O2 housing back from...

I didn't get the manifold or O2 housing back from the machine shop today so hopefully monday.

I did however get a lot of **** done today
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03-21-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Thanks! I'm using a Davies Craig water pump...

Thanks!

I'm using a Davies Craig water pump https://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/dcw-dc-8040

Mike and George at Bytetronik have been great and patient with me, definitely recommend them. I...
03-20-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

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Got the log manifold completed...
03-15-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

So **** superchargers. ...

So **** superchargers.

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03-14-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 20,051
Posted By sirnixalot

The renderings are cool and everything but it...

The renderings are cool and everything but it seems like that's more the focus than actual production. Not being negative as it's awesome work.
03-13-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By sirnixalot

I had the innovate sourcing pressure from the...

I had the innovate sourcing pressure from the intercooler outlet horn thing that goes into the intake manifold. It appears that it was reading spikes in pressure. I relocated the source to the fuel...
03-12-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By sirnixalot

To add further insult to all these injuries I...

To add further insult to all these injuries I believe I have a bad map sensor since my innovate reads 17-17.5psi peak and the logs from the factory ecu are showing 14.5-15psi. This would explain why...
03-09-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By sirnixalot

So after removing the intercooler and going over...

So after removing the intercooler and going over the vacuum hoses again I start the car up and walk around for a listen. Low and behold the ****ing supercharger pulley is moving in a direction it...
03-09-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By sirnixalot

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1533x954/comparison_c178c34f675bac86e8567fdb73d9059333b02bfe.png
Ok will see about the OEM one's then. Also just to show some...
03-09-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By sirnixalot

I've replaced all the vacuum hoses to no avail. I...

I've replaced all the vacuum hoses to no avail. I am guessing that the leaking I am hearing is air moving past the valves since this car is ****ing retarded and has no timing marks for the crank...
03-05-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By sirnixalot

Boost leak testing

I am at my wits end with this car. I have boost leak tested from the intake and I have made an adapter to pressurize the intercooler horn going into the intake manifold. Testing from both location...
02-28-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By sirnixalot

China will make what you pay them to make. Crap...

China will make what you pay them to make. Crap in = crap out. More than likely the tolerances are much finer and the materials are better quality on the SFK part despite them being made in China
02-27-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By sirnixalot

ByteTronik is what took that log. It's logging...

ByteTronik is what took that log. It's logging the stock MAP-T sensor
02-26-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By sirnixalot

I too went the vibratechnics street mount route...

I too went the vibratechnics street mount route for the upper and transmission mount. The lower torque mount is the BHS one though. Super happy with that combination.
02-26-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By sirnixalot

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https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/710x480/water_injection_comparison_202e6dd87947c5d0f01d88ebb99ec743ca2a9363.png
Left is no water injection and right is 100%...
02-19-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By sirnixalot

Finally got it re-installed (Customs was a hold...

Finally got it re-installed (Customs was a hold up)

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Blue...
02-01-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By sirnixalot

I used the Mahle set from rock auto and ARP head...

I used the Mahle set from rock auto and ARP head bolts recently. Good stuff
01-14-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,726
Posted By sirnixalot

That's from the ecu logs. The Innovate boost/afr...

That's from the ecu logs. The Innovate boost/afr gauge does read lower than the factory map sensor by about 2 psi though. The source for the boost gauge is in the ram horn between the intercooler...
01-13-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,726
Posted By sirnixalot

I'm that guy unfortunately. The old unit is up...

I'm that guy unfortunately. The old unit is up on boost. I didn't get a full log but here is some evidence, I was losing 2-2.5psi from the leaking housings. I am hoping when the rebuilt unit gets...
01-10-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,726
Posted By sirnixalot

I am in a similar boat and can't figure it out...

I am in a similar boat and can't figure it out either. Most I see is 14-15psi

Alta 17% SC pulley
Alta 2% crank pulley
Mildly ported head with stock valves
Alta intake
OBX header
Manzo...
12-29-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By sirnixalot

glad it worked out in the end :thumbsup:

glad it worked out in the end :thumbsup:
12-29-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By sirnixalot

To be clear it's a unit from autoxcooper and they...

To be clear it's a unit from autoxcooper and they are taking care of it properly and standing behind their product. I swapped the old unit that was noisy back on after inspecting the gears and pto,...
12-28-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By sirnixalot

A new kind of boost leak....

https://youtu.be/_eqka80Tevw

I am waiting on the vendor to reply but I gotta say this is disappointing for spending $1500
12-24-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By sirnixalot

lube? having just done this job 3 times there...

lube? having just done this job 3 times there isn't much room to hit the clamp but maybe a long socket extension or drift and you can tap it off?
12-24-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,335
Posted By sirnixalot

The tricky part is going to be sealing the inside...

The tricky part is going to be sealing the inside join by the fins. No way to really get in there with a torch without burning up a bunch of fins. Can't wait to see the results though
12-22-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Car is back up and running perfectly. Decided...

Car is back up and running perfectly. Decided this ecu is too complicated for me to tune with all the tq limiter tables and what not so I have paid for a ByteTronik remote tune and sent off the...
12-07-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Well since i last updated this I have tried to...

Well since i last updated this I have tried to find 3rd gear in the box to no avail. It's disappeared somewhere deep in there and I haven't fully disassembled it yet.

I finally received the 06...
10-15-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Well...it was all going quite well till something...

Well...it was all going quite well till something let go in the gear box and locked it up. I'll have the gear box dropped again this coming weekend to figure out exactly what went wrong.
...
10-08-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By sirnixalot

While it’s a pain to have to go back in to do,...

While it’s a pain to have to go back in to do, the peace of mind is worth it. Especially if it’s your daily driver.
10-07-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

so much for no pics. ...

so much for no pics.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1280x960/80-photo5022024638837925851_2b1cbbb2fc218170673bf4052bf9308fc56a301c.jpg
These are the shifter...
10-07-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Well no pics to update. But everything is back...

Well no pics to update. But everything is back together except for the axles, a coworker was doing the CV boots and hasn't finished yet.

If anyone was wondering the stock ecu will run the S550...
10-03-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

oil pump pick up baffle. It's supposed to keep...

oil pump pick up baffle. It's supposed to keep the pick up submerged in oil during long sweeping corners etc
10-03-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

The belt is what ALTA shipped us. I could see...

The belt is what ALTA shipped us. I could see about swapping it for a shorter one, we were running this combination of pulleys/belt before the tear down. The mangled belt tensioner is me trying to...
10-02-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,030
Posted By sirnixalot

Man that sound sweet. Should be pretty annoying...

Man that sound sweet. Should be pretty annoying to drive every day LOL. That looked like alot of fun chasing the lotus. My coworker has an S1 with a K24 swap that I need to make headers for after...
09-26-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By sirnixalot

Just did this job two times. Like Halt said,...

Just did this job two times. Like Halt said, ball joints, inspect cv boots, tie rod ends, sway bar bushings and endlinks. Rockauto and moog, can't go wrong.
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