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Old 01-03-2008, 09:55 PM   #21
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What's with the gigantor wastegate loop of doom arching up over the manifold?
Perhaps it's Corky's tribute to the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial?

Seriously though, whats the low down on it?
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:19 AM   #22
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Looking at the manifold, there doesn't seem to be any other way to get exhaust from 3-4into the wastegate stream and maintain a reasonable wastegate placement.

As long as it works I don't care what it looks like. It'll be covered by the heatshield anyway.
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:28 AM   #23
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Wow. that balance tube looks crazy. haha.

Nice build so far though. Sorry to hear about your R1.
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:36 AM   #24
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Thanks man. I'm not sweating the R1 so much anymore. The traffic around here is getting so bad it was bound to happen at some point. I'm just glad I'm around and not in a wheelchair.

Now, should I install the Xede? I won't be slapping the turbo on for a couple of weeks until I can reserve some garage time. Is there any harm to installing the piggyback now to make sure everything is 100%?
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:38 AM   #25
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Nice build.. good to see someone else building up a nice setup. Keep us updated with pics. When you get it all finished come down to NOVA and dyno w/ the rest of us.
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Am i the only person who is wondering why he is using a AFC to fuel the turbo? if you spent that much coin on such nice stuff why not go with a more robust solution?
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:39 AM   #27
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Am i the only person who is wondering why he is using a AFC to fuel the turbo? if you spent that much coin on such nice stuff why not go with a more robust solution?
Looks like the AVC-R boost controller. Not an S-AFC... I thought the same thing, but I can read because I am from a civilized state
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:50 AM   #28
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Yeah, it's an AVC-R.
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:51 AM   #29
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Nice build.. good to see someone else building up a nice setup. Keep us updated with pics. When you get it all finished come down to NOVA and dyno w/ the rest of us.
Will do. Where do you guys dyno? I usually go to APtuning up in Lebanon PA.
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Generally a place in Sterling.. we will be going again in march.
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OK but still MS pwns Apexi
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Old 01-04-2008, 10:36 AM   #32
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for tuning we go to classic GT motorsports in Manassas, for power pulls, we'd go to ferrari's custom car and truck in sterling.
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Old 01-04-2008, 10:44 AM   #33
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I'm in for dynoing.

I'm trying to resist the urge to pull the car into my carport and start turning wrenches. It's almost above freezing...

I have today off waiting for a Direct TV installer. Saturday and Sunday are supposed to be pretty warm.
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Old 01-04-2008, 10:45 AM   #34
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killer setup.
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Old 01-04-2008, 11:15 AM   #35
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What about the delaware dyno place?
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Delaware is only good for no sales tax.. not dynoing! Real men dyno in VA. haha
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Guuuuuhhh....


I feel your pain on the bike man. Haven't been on the street in over a year, track only for me. Didn't have a wreck *that* bad, but I've had a couple in my time. Lost dozens of friends to those god damn things, and I've yet to know anyone get seriously hurt on a track.
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OK but still MS pwns Apexi
didn't you use an Apexi for fueling a while?
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didn't you use an Apexi for fueling a while?
Wich is why i say MS pwns APexi
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Old 01-04-2008, 08:58 PM   #40
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Xede and injectors are in. Intercooler and power steering cooler went in fine. Now I'm battling with the EGR nut. I'm going to give up for the night and get drunk.
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