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Old 08-26-2012, 07:35 PM   #81
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Think it is time for a new wastegate, seems all I can get out of this one is 11psi even when I adjust my EBC settings, quite strange.

Hopefully my order on my 6uls gets shipped out this week, planning on buying some new tires in the next few weeks then the car gets torn down and completely redone for paint! After we custom build my rollbar of course
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What's the latest? More tuning progress or are you torn down?
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:00 AM   #83
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Just returned from my vacation so I am yet to do anything!

Before I left I happened to pickup a 99 longblock pretty damn cheap. I am debating on parting out or making a monster out of it. A big turbo and a built 99 does sound nice but my transmission and gears will definitely need to be swapped out!

I still have quite a bit of tuning to do with my autotuning, car runs great but it could be better. Very very exciting being in 3rd gear and lighting the tires up going down the highway! Don't think I will be able to do that once my 6uls and new tires get here (hopefully next week my 6uls ship out)
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:54 PM   #84
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Seems I need to sell my car :(

I have a great racing opportunity ahead of me that I will be pursuing. I am already regretting the thought of selling the car but I am focused on the future ahead of me! Not looking forward to this lol
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Whaaaaat but you're just getting started and you made it past most of the hurdles! You don't have the money to support this and your racing opportunity I presume. What is it you're getting into exactly?

If you part it out, I call the DP and exhaust!
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:33 PM   #86
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haha car runs damn good but it will definitely help to have some extra cash for my racing. For several years I have been trying to make my way into some professional stock car racing series in NASCAR. I tested for ARCA last December (which is why I sold my NB miata) and now I have a shot at a few different series in California. Everything costs money which I don't have, $250,000 for small series but luckily I know a few people that may be willing to pull out the cash as a sponsor. I just need the right opportunity.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:04 PM   #87
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Well the nice weather made me fall in love with the car again, so car is no longer for sale. Things didn't pan out like I had hoped but good news is I am not going to make the same mistake I did last time.

6uls shipped this evening from California, looking forward to getting them! Buying some RS3's to throw on and building myself a street cage in the next few weeks. After that I plan to rebuild my 99 with forged internals, worked head and a big turbo. Time to start breaking ****

Pics to come soon!!!!!!
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Glad you kept it. Nice build and great numbers! Too mad mine didnt end up so well.

RS3's are great, just dont drive in the rain.
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No worries about driving in the rain here. Well, other than today. When it rains, we get REALLY excited.
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Seeing rain is like the chance of seeing snow, very rarely does it ever happen here in town.

Very glad I talked myself out of selling the car, think I am even more excited about continuing it then I was before I started even building it!
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:54 PM   #91
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It has been awhile since I have updated so I figure I shall do so. I've got the car running great til I decided to run 15psi. I blew a I/c coupler and found a slight oily substance so I figure my seals are leaking. I want you guys input, should I rebuild or put a bigger turbo on? If new turbo what should I go for? I want to blow **** up it gives me a reason to buy better lol currently running a small t25 and want to use the same flanges so I can use my same exhaust parts. Any suggestions?
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What seals?
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Chinacharger 2870 ftw
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What seals?
front oil seal, i believe.

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Chinacharger 2870 ftw
t28 from a 240?
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Turbos don't have oil seals. Either the bearing is toast or you have just a little oil mist on overrun.

BB or JB?
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Turbos don't have oil seals. Either the bearing is toast or you have just a little oil mist on overrun.

BB or JB?
Turbo seems to run fine, bearing may be toast. Seems it was enough to make a few drips, not just a film.

BB or JB, explain?
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Ball bearing or journal bearing?

Shaft play? A little oil is normal for all turbos. What restrictor are you running?
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Preferably journal since it is rebuildable but if I can find a good deal on a ball bearing I wouldn't mind.

No shaft play if any it is very minimul, restrictors are:
Compressor: T-25, 60 trim 56mm BCI-1 compressor.
Turbine: T-25, 62 trim 53.8mm 0.64 A/R turbine housing.
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