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Old 08-20-2016, 08:47 PM   #7461
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Sorry. 90% duty cycle.

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Should I drill a hole in my engine block?

Assuming it should be a steel fitting, I need to find my old 10an cap from the last oil drain I did.
Dont do that. Mine gushed oil. maybe if you connect from that hole to the back of the valve cover. But I've been fine with just the exhaust side with a big bung, drilled holes, and chore boys.
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Same place? The factory casting? Bob has been running it for years.
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VD shows my car makes about 400-420whp with four ID 1000's maxed out, 60 PSI base and 1:1 reference and holding fuel pressure to redline, on E85. But ebay all the things and conservative tune. If he made 450whp @ 88% duty cycle, then in theory at 100% ((450/88)*100 = 511) he could have made 511whp. I don't think anyone makes that kind of power on E85 with ID 1000's, do they?
I've seen a couple cars do that, but all were running fancy surge tank fuel setups. My wrx was at 93-5% iirc at 428 60 base pressure and dw65c (255lph)
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Old 08-21-2016, 01:55 AM   #7465
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You guys are still ignoring the dyno plot that was posted... Your wrx also had more drivetrain loss.
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I know the plot. I was there. You weren't even part of MT back then
I don't even know (or care) what you y'all are debating. Just adding my experience. I hope you make 600 on the ID1k's
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Old 08-21-2016, 02:04 AM   #7467
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I didn't even know what a turbo was back then brobeans. I was fresh outa high school.

I'd like to see similar numbers to soviet. No reason I shouldn't be able to. ~400 on pump ~450 on e85
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VD shows my car makes about 400-420whp with four ID 1000's maxed out, 60 PSI base and 1:1 reference and holding fuel pressure to redline, on E85. But ebay all the things and conservative tune. If he made 450whp @ 88% duty cycle, then in theory at 100% ((450/88)*100 = 511) he could have made 511whp. I don't think anyone makes that kind of power on E85 with ID 1000's, do they?
Unless you datalogged fuel pressure there is a good chance it does not hold 60psi reference until redline. It also obviously depends on what fuel ratio you are targeting.
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With a single walbro450 I dropped like 4psi at full power on the dyno. I also found out my fuel sock was pinched against the bottom of the tank. Moved the pump up and will be trying again. Interested to see if it's any different.

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Snagged a pair of these to connect from hard-line to an6 in the engine bay.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ear-AT165056erl



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Are you sure you want to go with compression fittings? I know it says 250psi but tube nuts make me sleep well at night.
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I was worried. But so far soviet has been running it with no issue (see a pattern yet?)
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you should also ask him what underwear he wears
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^duh, all the cool mt guys don't wear underwear.
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I was worried. But so far soviet has been running it with no issue (see a pattern yet?)
You haz PM. I have the flaring setup.

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Old 08-21-2016, 10:09 PM   #7476
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you should also ask him what underwear he wears
You're assuming I haven't already.

I know leafy had issues with tube nut sealing. And finding 5/16 to an6 was a struggle last time I looked.

I love being wrong though. Edumucate me plz.
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I run an -05 tube nut with a -05/-06 male union, all steel Aeroquip. I could only find a -06 5/16 tube nut in JIC, which felt like bad juju although fine on paper.

I think most tube nut issues (aside from mixing 37/45, which I assume Leafy didn't do) are from using a 37 degree flare tool meant for relatively soft hard lines. Mine is rated for stainless.
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Ok sounds goodml. I will cancel my compression fitting order. Link me the tube nut stuff. How about I pick it up at mrls and ship it back to you. Id be happy to leave any sort of deposit that you would like.
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Can it get any more AMERICAN

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Ok. So these 2 things?

318 - Tube Nut | 37 Degree JIC Tube Nut | Hydraulics Direct

2403 - JIC to JIC | Steel Fittings Union | Hydraulics Direct
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