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Old 04-04-2016, 05:23 PM   #41
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ebay steering wheel - Can you bend it?

weld rear diff - Welding a oem 1.6 diff.... you doin doriftos bro?

brand of injectors? wideband setup?
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thing is, you're like the 10th guy to do that. proper research would uncover the previous attempts and documentation.

but moar info is always gooadear right?
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check this out, it took me literally 5 seconds to find:








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University of Maine - Orono. I doubt you'll ever be in a position to hire anyone with an engineering degree.
Guess again...hiring one right now. I can send you the job listing if you like. Have to interview three candidates tomorrow.
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Yep, mine cracked like the last picture Vlad posted.

Luke, you ever hire EE's?
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Old 04-04-2016, 05:36 PM   #46
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18 psi - I did take a look at failure posts before ordering. Also found some posts on ht/clubroadster saying they had 5-10k with no cracks.

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ebay steering wheel - Can you bend it?

weld rear diff - Welding a oem 1.6 diff.... you doin doriftos bro?

brand of injectors? wideband setup?


ebay steering wheel - does not bend. feels f***ing horrible in your hand (raised seam on backside from manufacturing). Hub is cast aluminum that is barely metal. Threads on the hub were not tapped deep enough for the wheel to be mounted with the supplied bolts. Had to redrill/retap. Horn button is like an xbox d-pad, no lateral support and can't be pressed from anywhere except the center to actually make contact. If i were to get in an accident with this wheel, I am fairly certain it would shatter and be left with sharp edges. Not safe, and I will definitely be replacing it pretty soon.

injectors - pnp flow matched EV14 750cc ordered from BEGI

wideband - innovative wideband with LC-2 controller, pnp also ordered from BEGI.

These things are all available on ebay for a few bucks cheaper, but in this instance I was interested in having good customer support in case of DOA electronics.
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18 psi - I did take a look at failure posts before ordering. Also found some posts on ht/clubroadster saying they had 5-10k with no cracks.





ebay steering wheel - does not bend. feels f***ing horrible in your hand (raised seam on backside from manufacturing). Hub is cast aluminum that is barely metal. Threads on the hub were not tapped deep enough for the wheel to be mounted with the supplied bolts. Had to redrill/retap. Horn button is like an xbox d-pad, no lateral support and can't be pressed from anywhere except the center to actually make contact.

injectors - pnp flow matched EV14 750cc ordered from BEGI

wideband - innovative wideband with LC-2 controller, pnp also ordered from BEGI.

These things are all available on ebay for a few bucks cheaper, but in this instance I was interested in having good customer support in case of DOA electronics.
oh you poor thing, you just keep on digging when you hit the ground don't you


admitting to read clubretardster is like.......I don't even know. its the end

also LOL @ thinking you'll get good support.

you just keep striking out
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Guess again...hiring one right now. I can send you the job listing if you like. Have to interview three candidates tomorrow.
Ah. Well my apologies. I thought it would be appropriate to return the personal attack It might not be apparent, but I would say we're both educated individuals.
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oh you poor thing, you just keep on digging when you hit the ground don't you


admitting to read clubretardster is like.......I don't even know. its the end
HAHAHA. I was actually waiting for your reply on that one. I've seen people post about cr on here before. It never goes well. Maybe if you guys weren't such ******** I would be more inclined to dig through the information? Just kidding. There is some good info on there once in a while, seriously.

Maybe after my car is faster than all of yours for half the price, I will add some 15x10s and see how low I can get too?

I read nothing but good stuff about the customer support from begi, so in that case there must actually be something I'm not aware of.
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Maybe after my car is faster than all of yours for half the price
Buying things twice is not how you get a fast car for cheap...
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So, Five-0 injectors possibly.

Mine (460cc) seem ok, not sure how yours will be when you get to tuning.

They're a helluva lot better than the RCs I had when I bought the car.


This image here... shows the thickness of that manifold.

When you tap it with a screw driver does it sounds tinny?
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That was a joke regarding the **** everyone was giving me for having to buy stuff twice... I guess nobody understands my trolling attempts. I'm trying to hit 250 for under $5000, but am in no way opposed to spending however much money it requires to build the car reliably in the end. This is my personal experiment because I'm a stupid, uneducated, dumb son of a bitch. Rite bro?
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That was a joke regarding the **** everyone was giving me for having to buy stuff twice... I guess nobody understands my trolling attempts. I'm trying to hit 250 for under $5000, but am in no way opposed to spending however much money it requires to build the car reliably in the end. This is my personal experiment because I'm a stupid, uneducated, dumb son of a bitch. Rite bro?
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That was a joke regarding the **** everyone was giving me for having to buy stuff twice... I guess nobody understands my trolling attempts. I'm trying to hit 250 for under $5000, but am in no way opposed to spending however much money it requires to build the car reliably in the end. This is my personal experiment because I'm a stupid, uneducated, dumb son of a bitch. Rite bro?
Can't troll teh trolls bruh

And with a welded 1.6l diff in your plan, you're already questionable
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So, Five-0 injectors possibly.

Mine (460cc) seem ok, not sure how yours will be when you get to tuning.

They're a helluva lot better than the RCs I had when I bought the car.


This image here... shows the thickness of that manifold.

When you tap it with a screw driver does it sounds tinny?
Tinny isn't how I would describe it. It definitely sounds thinner than other manifolds I have used in the past. The actual thickness of my specific manifold seems to be uniformly .065-.067" checked at random spots. True 15 ga, which is already relatviely thin, would be .072". As far as the injectors go, they ran the car great NA, haven't done any serious tuning under boost.
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Can't troll teh trolls bruh

And with a welded 1.6l diff in your plan, you're already questionable
Yeah well the welded 1.6 diff is absolutely not what I want. Have read they're only good to around 160-170 rwhp? Whatever. I will spend the money when I have to, and take the risk of shocking the drivetrain. If the tranny ends up needing to be replaced, I will just put a 6 speed in. Apparently it's not too much of a problem other than a starter bolt.
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Yeah well the welded 1.6 diff is absolutely not what I want. Have read they're only good to around 160-170 rwhp? Whatever. I will spend the money when I have to, and take the risk of shocking the drivetrain. If the tranny ends up needing to be replaced, I will just put a 6 speed in. Apparently it's not too much of a problem other than a starter bolt.
They often fail at stock power.

I don't think you have to worry about making enough torque to break the transmission.
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They often fail at stock power.

I don't think you have to worry about making enough torque to break the transmission.
I think youre right, since I expect good customer service from begi, my manifold is going to crack, car is too low, looked at clubroaster once, don't know how to tune, etc.

On a serious note though, I am expecting the diff to fail almost immediately whether it's due to power or just mechanical wear. I guess we'll see about the tranny
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your tranny wont fail
will take much shock loading

the transmission though..........
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