Twin-charged FWD Corolla.... - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


Media Got any pics or vids to share?

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-29-2009, 01:28 PM   #1
Elite Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (12)
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 6,868
Total Cats: 66
Default Twin-charged FWD Corolla....

Saw this on a local forum, pretty friggin cool.....but will probably another tractionless wonder (but maybe not..there is a local guy with a older Protege making ~400fwhp and can put it down!)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Corolla_TC
I thought I would share my twincharge project with yall. Feel free to ask me any questions. This project is being done by myself and another member on here Shubert_ae102.

Getting the old motor ready to pull


Old motor pulled


empty bay ready for new motor


new donor


Big port head installed with ARP head studs and HKS 2.0mm headgasket and TOGA HV oil pump installed


Modifying the intake manifold and supercharger plenum to fit



Bigport intake, Techno Toy Tuning adjustable cam gears, supercharger, waterpump and tubular manifold installed


E58 w/lsd tranny installed and engine ready to go back in


Engine bolted back in


4agze cam covers normally say
twin cam 16
super charger
shaved the cam 16 and super so that they now say twin charger and painted them black


tubular manifold reinstalled and t3/t4 turbo, manifold, tial 38mm wastegate installed


Garret intercooler and piping installed. Aeromotive fuel pressure regulator and stainless braided lines done. HKS SSQV BOV installed





Oil catch can installed. better view of the fuel lines. forgot to take pictures but we used rx7 550cc injectors


This past weekend, we got the AEM fuel and ignition controller wired in, Greddy profec electronic boost controller wired, AEM UEGO wired in and oil cooler and relocation kit put on. We got the oil feed and drain done for the turbo. Forgot to get some pictures before we left. We just need to finish the vac lines routed and the radiator mounted.
Doppelgänger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2009, 01:59 PM   #2
Senior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 602
Total Cats: 0
Default

holy!

FWD though? Why.... whyyyyyy!?


All the work looks to be taking place inside a storage unit. Props for that... I've been having a hell of a time in my storage unit w/ no 120V source and no overhead lights. Maybe they have those two luxuries.
Project84 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2009, 03:11 PM   #3
Senior Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Outside of the Loop-ATL
Posts: 754
Total Cats: 0
Default

mmm... is it me or does it look as if the supercharged air is plumbed into the intake pipe of the turbo... but there is a filter in front of the turbo as.. So any compressed air that leaves the supercharger is entering into an unsealed camber..

Other then that.. piping night mare. He should have put a Y-pipe in the hot side piping and just dumped the supercharged air into area. It would have made the piping less of a nightmare.
wildfire0310 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2009, 03:39 PM   #4
Elite Member
iTrader: (5)
 
m2cupcar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 7,242
Total Cats: 290
Default

That definitely belonged in the backseat - then they could've left the original driveline intact for the "twin charged twin engine awd corolla".
m2cupcar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2009, 07:58 AM
jdmEUNOS
This message has been deleted by Braineack. Reason: Post Whoring
Old 07-01-2009, 10:38 PM   #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 74
Total Cats: 1
Default

What in the hell?!
JerseyKid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2009, 01:10 AM   #6
Elite Member
iTrader: (9)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Concord, North Carolina
Posts: 4,173
Total Cats: 5
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JerseyKid View Post
What in the hell?!
Crack son...crack.
miatamania is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2009, 05:13 PM   #7
Elite Member
iTrader: (10)
 
leatherface24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posts: 4,033
Total Cats: 2
Default

and apparantly lots of donuts
leatherface24 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help me pick a new car flier129 Insert BS here 22 04-20-2011 01:08 AM
Sumospeed Spring Fest 2011 scooby steve33 Local Meets, Events and Tech Days 0 04-04-2011 05:58 PM
Minnesota Noob here. FWD flamesuit on. Palmer Meet and Greet 5 07-22-2009 08:59 PM
Twin Charging (thoughts) WESamiss Insert BS here 20 07-22-2009 07:22 PM
setups like this make me cry for the fwd disillusioned hustler Insert BS here 59 01-18-2008 05:06 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:02 PM.