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Old 05-28-2015, 04:26 PM   #61
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How did the cam sensor failure trigger destruction of the engine?

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Old 05-28-2015, 06:52 PM   #62
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How did the cam sensor failure trigger destruction of the engine?

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I'd like to know that too. When mine gets flakey it just doesnt inject fuel at all.
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Old 05-28-2015, 08:11 PM   #63
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Old MS3X box, one if Crushers spares, sync loss. Burped, bent a rod. No other damage really. I decided to take the opportunity to use his car as a guinea for more boosta. Donated some additional forged and billet bits when the engine got repaired.

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Old 05-28-2015, 11:47 PM   #64
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Well aren't you a fine boss to have!

Look forward to seeing this running, will continue to follow while in New Zealand. Always sucks to hear of engine damage but in this case looks like the only major loss was time.
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Old 03-19-2016, 10:52 PM   #65
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Been some time since we played with this car.

Parked it for a while after MRLS. Cancelled the insurance. Cancelled the registration. Let it sit.

Bought some parts while it was sitting. Sold some parts. Trying to decide where to go with it from here. In the meantime, here are the changes.



Ditched the FAB9 COP kit in favor of a Toyota setup. We have not been able to tune it since it would not run above about 4k RPM. Also blocked off the boost control. Will just run all the boost for now and come back to it after we figure out why it does not run right.



Changed the catch can for the one from Canton Racing. The one I was using was going to go in front of the radiator but there is now a big honking FMIC there. It did not really fit in the engine bay.

Oh yeah, I sold the RS Actives and put the Jet Streams in. Well, I have put one in. Will do the other next week.

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Old 03-20-2016, 01:58 AM   #66
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wow I have to say, those are the best na headlights I've seen to date
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Old 03-20-2016, 03:54 AM   #67
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Love the jetstreams. Original group buy was almost reasonable at $650 but with normal price of $800 it's hard to justify them. They're still awesome though.
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Old 03-20-2016, 04:30 AM   #68
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Ditched the FAB9 COP kit in favor of a Toyota setup. We have not been able to tune it since it would not run above about 4k RPM.
Not able to break 4K on the FAB9, or on the Toyota?

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Well aren't you a fine boss to have!
+1 on boss of the year
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It was just not running right and we we needed to eliminate some unknowns. We have done well with the Toyota COPS so we went back to them. I still have the FAB9 ones and they are PNP with my setup. So I may go back.
The other unknown was the boost control. The wastegate should have stayed closed, but it seemed like we were venting. I put 30 lbs worth of springs in it to make sure it stays closed and disconnected the controls. Hopefully we will be able to get back on it soon.
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