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Forum: Member Car Journals 09-19-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8,339
Views: 295,244
Posted By stevieturbo
3d printing is awesome technology. This...

3d printing is awesome technology.

This intake looks excellent, and similar design to what many high rpm/performance Jap engines would use.
I dont think necessarily the long runners always hurt...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 999
Posted By stevieturbo
Save the money and spend it on driving lessons lol

Save the money and spend it on driving lessons lol
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-15-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,633
Posted By stevieturbo
I gave up cogs on my car last year, I had 85/28....

I gave up cogs on my car last year, I had 85/28. Sometimes belt would last, others it wouldnt
T56 car though.

Switched back to 12 rib 8.5" and 2.9" with a very strong tensioner. Worked perfect...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-13-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,509
Posted By stevieturbo
A hole from what ?

A hole from what ?
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Posted By stevieturbo
Exactly, unless you're looking to do crazy things...

Exactly, unless you're looking to do crazy things with the boost, no need for CO2 at all.




My springs are 7.5 psi....really would never want lower than that anyway as it's so slow at such low...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-02-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By stevieturbo
Unfortunately relying on emails rarely gets you...

Unfortunately relying on emails rarely gets you anywhere.

Pick up the phone.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-31-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By stevieturbo
it sounds like a big exhaust leak...which it is !...

it sounds like a big exhaust leak...which it is ! lol

Although to be fair, it sounds much worse inside the car than it does from outside.

Isnt difficult to make a couple of small mufflers for...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-29-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By stevieturbo
Test exactly as I described on Tech.

Test exactly as I described on Tech.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By stevieturbo
Most likely the controller is not configured...

Most likely the controller is not configured correctly then

Work only on the Setpoint, set all gains and other settings to a very low value and make sure the overboost protection is set high...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-28-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevieturbo
Doing what he wants....so doing it that it doesnt...

Doing what he wants....so doing it that it doesnt fulfill any of your requests or needs ?

Was it discussed whether they were reasonable or practical requests ?

As said, both needs should be...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevieturbo
Dont take any of the above the wrong way either. ...

Dont take any of the above the wrong way either.

If you have something specific you want, by all means discuss this with the shop and make them understand why etc.
Then discuss options with them,...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-28-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevieturbo
If you have a reputable shop that is well proven,...

If you have a reputable shop that is well proven, well trusted etc etc then take their advice and go with products they have confidence in.

It's all very well reading BS on the internet when you...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevieturbo
Easy is relative...most are easy when you're...

Easy is relative...most are easy when you're familiar with them.

Just make sure whatever you buy has all the features you want. Some make claims about having features like boost by gear, speed,...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-26-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevieturbo
Different car, but with 255/40x17 tyres and a...

Different car, but with 255/40x17 tyres and a 3.27 rear, my T56 with 0.74 5th lets me see 200mph at around 67-6800rpm.

So it's pretty ideal for high speed stuff, at least in the 200mph region...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By stevieturbo
If the belt isnt getting damaged and you arent...

If the belt isnt getting damaged and you arent experiencing slip, then I'd just run it and not worry too much about it. If the belt is happy running in that position, just let it do so.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-24-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By stevieturbo
It's always one of two things. Alignment or...

It's always one of two things. Alignment or tension.

A lack of both.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By stevieturbo
I did mine like this. Made two small sumps for...

I did mine like this. Made two small sumps for the turbos to drain into, each is angled slightly downwards so oil moves towards the outlet pipe.
The pipe links both under the bellhousing and is...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By stevieturbo
If you want those rpm's, get a cam and valvetrain...

If you want those rpm's, get a cam and valvetrain to take you there. Intake isnt going to do it.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By stevieturbo
Rails look fine, but those brackets are shit.

Rails look fine, but those brackets are shit.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevieturbo
Not really, no. Lower will give you a much wider...

Not really, no. Lower will give you a much wider safety margin, especially if using pump fuel.

But really depends what sort of power and boost you intend to use, and the quality of fuel available...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By stevieturbo
You could run -10 from the turbos, and then tee...

You could run -10 from the turbos, and then tee them together in between the turbos. Then scavenge via a single line from that point, rather that pulling from two long hoses.

Looks like you have...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-17-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,439
Posted By stevieturbo
If you're having fun, that's really all that...

If you're having fun, that's really all that matters.

6psi will still yield gains, we're just saying that relatively speaking they are small at such a low level, and there is so much more...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-17-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By stevieturbo
On a n/a application I could well believe the...

On a n/a application I could well believe the Fast improved. It's just harder to believe with a boosted setup.

Likewise the throttle size. Stock TB is more than enough for well into 4 figures and...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,032
Posted By stevieturbo
I'd struggle to believe almost any 427 could be...

I'd struggle to believe almost any 427 could be considered a turd unless it had zero compression.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-16-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By stevieturbo
Dyno test on what build ?

Dyno test on what build ?
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,439
Posted By stevieturbo
Does almost seem pointless lol I have an old...

Does almost seem pointless lol

I have an old Volvo 940 turbo estate, 2.3 LPT model...light pressure turbo.
As standard it runs 3.5psi boost !!!
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-13-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By stevieturbo
Very belt dependant too. Modern belts are...

Very belt dependant too.

Modern belts are designed to be quieter with enhanced tooth profiles and belt coatings. The loudest belt I fitted on mine was a basic bog standard Gates HTD belt.

By...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-02-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,439
Posted By stevieturbo
Surely any of the tiny turbos are going to really...

Surely any of the tiny turbos are going to really hurt the top end ?

Or at his power goals, maybe it wont make any difference ?
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By stevieturbo
Halfway down the page ...

Halfway down the page

http://www.workturbochargers.com/component/content/article/37-roktabs-content/80-featured-products.html

http://www.workturbochargers.com/images/phocagallery/Blanket.jpg
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-01-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,439
Posted By stevieturbo
Confused about this comment. How do you feel...

Confused about this comment.

How do you feel a single would perform better ? What exactly were your expectations ?
A single, unless incredibly small will not spool faster than twins. And then...
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