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Old 07-01-2014, 03:16 PM   #21
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you can see it in the vid on first message up here...

just now i did some mods: cut spring by 1/3 and disconnect recirculating plumbing (was to inlet hose pre-turbo) and the result is quite fine, just a low and short fluttering at low rev/boost...

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The blow off valve was probably waiting for you to hit a manly pressure like 20 or 25 psi.
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LOL, anyway a quick question: are sequential bov quicker than recirculating ones?
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Old 07-02-2014, 09:44 AM   #24
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Ciao Giuseppe,

Che bella machinna, la mia e bianco pure con il 1.6! De quale parte en Italia sei? Noi siamo de Calabria.

-Gennaro
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Old 07-02-2014, 02:05 PM   #25
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ciao Gennaro, io Sicilia!
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Old 11-26-2014, 12:53 PM   #26
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winter project thoughts:

k1 rods
wiseco 8.5
cometic + arp HB
gt2560
larger inj than yellow rx8 (?)

all things to rebuild (w-pump/cam-belt etc)

1.8 stage1 clutch and torsen already in

target 260/270 rwhp

suggestions/comments?
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Old 11-26-2014, 01:03 PM   #27
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Consider a billet oil pump from Boundary Engineering.
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Old 11-26-2014, 01:09 PM   #28
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oh, i was just thinking to check the status of mine with about 40.000 miles of life...
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Sounds sweet, very clean powerband.

Good job!
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Giuseppe, your downpipe is on the way



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Old 12-05-2014, 08:19 AM   #31
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winter project thoughts:

k1 rods
wiseco 8.5
cometic + arp HB
gt2560
larger inj than yellow rx8 (?)

all things to rebuild (w-pump/cam-belt etc)

1.8 stage1 clutch and torsen already in

target 260/270 rwhp

suggestions/comments?
Well, time has come, starting to put things together, done/bougth since now:

- FM mani + down'p
- Garrett Discopotato
- 8.5 78,5 wisecos w/ rings
- H ebay rods w/ ACL bear's
- Denso subaru 565cc inje'rs
- Cometic hg w/ ARP
- Rev Ems2 w/ ebc and egt
- PLX wb/boost gauge
- 22" intercooler 'nice fins'
- ebay alu/silicone intercooler tubing
- alu rec bov
- alu rad 42mm w/ reroute
- oil rad w/ thermo
- homemade cold air box
- Stage 1 1.8 clutch
- 2.5 exhaust with magnaflow
- 1.8 torsen w/ 6M and 4.1
- 1.8 brakes w/ dtc30
- RB big sway bars
- Ohlins R&T


Till now honed/bored cilinders, head mild ported and unshrouded valves, waiting to measure/install rod bearings and so on...

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Old 01-20-2016, 02:25 AM   #33
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Old 01-20-2016, 04:02 AM   #34
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and some light head works...



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Old 01-20-2016, 11:50 AM   #35
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talking about EGT, ho that probe will work in you experience?



i was scared about drilling/tapping/welding a cast manifold so i used egr plug but it looks to me that would be too close to exhaust port...
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intercooler installing...





leaving a couple inches gap to give air flow to rad...
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leaving a couple inches gap to give air flow to rad...
Good. It would overheat if you didn't.
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All is back together and idle running waiting for ID 725 injectors to come...



Edited my spark map, what do you think (93 pump gas)

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Why so much timing at idle? Curious as isn't the consensus 10-14* is preferable for a stable idle?
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Why so much timing at idle? Curious as isn't the consensus 10-14* is preferable for a stable idle?
my 1.6 likes that, i can idle at 16 afr but not under 20/22 advance...
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