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03-27-2019, 03:04 PM
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Posted By nick470

On first drive, intake side capped and exhaust...

On first drive, intake side capped and exhaust side with just a breather filter. Then I added a catch can to the intake side, then sent the exhaust side to a catch can, then welded a -10AN bung on...
Forum: Build Threads
03-27-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

Whoops, didn't see your comment. A local shop...

Whoops, didn't see your comment. A local shop spoke to their Borg Warner rep and they agreed to comp me a CHRA for my turbo. So I think on that front I'll be starting on the right foot. I'll give...
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03-27-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

Mac just let me know that his Borg Warner rep...

Mac just let me know that his Borg Warner rep agreed to comp a CHRA - he's gonna let me know when it shows up so I can bring in the turbo. Just reading that email made my whole damn week - I can...
Forum: Build Threads
03-21-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

A buddy of mine recommended him when I asked...

A buddy of mine recommended him when I asked about shops experienced with EFRs. Check out the facebook group "Denver Auto Enthusiasts", that's where I asked.
Forum: Build Threads
03-20-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

It's a guy named Mac Flynn, with the company...

It's a guy named Mac Flynn, with the company Diesel Forward.
Forum: Build Threads
03-20-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

Holy shit, the local guy I reached out to last...

Holy shit, the local guy I reached out to last night was the right person to talk to. He just replied to my email, and completely blew my expectations out of the water.

here's the email I just...
Forum: Build Threads
03-20-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

The oil goes through two sandwich plates - the...

The oil goes through two sandwich plates - the first (closest to the block) is the Mocal sandwich plate that comes with TSE's oil cooler kit, and feeds the oil cooler. The second is a capping sort of...
Forum: Build Threads
03-20-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

That's interesting. I would have suspected Borg...

That's interesting. I would have suspected Borg Warner would have picked up on that, as they received my turbo in assembled condition. I'll be getting it back as a box of parts :party:
Forum: Build Threads
03-20-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

I know Chooofoojoo and will need to pick his...

I know Chooofoojoo and will need to pick his brain on this. For whatever reason it slipped my mind to reach out to him. Cold flow issues really shouldn't be much of an issue for me, even on cold...
Forum: Build Threads
03-20-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

I never tried to look for shaft play while the...

I never tried to look for shaft play while the engine was hot, it was only after removing the turbo and getting a hand on each side of the shaft that I realized it was there. My frustration right now...
Forum: Build Threads
03-19-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

I do have a header I'm probably gonna throw on...

I do have a header I'm probably gonna throw on the car to see how it's operating without the additional stresses of boost. Regarding valve seals, I replaced them when I first started chasing down...
Forum: Build Threads
03-19-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

PCV: both sides vented through -10AN to...

PCV: both sides vented through -10AN to atmosphere, no vacuum pulled on ventilation. Separate catch cans.

"Turbo components smell of gas": How much blowby could I realistically have that it's...
Forum: Build Threads
03-19-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

Got this back. Haven't made sense of it yet...

Got this back. Haven't made sense of it yet...
Forum: Build Threads
03-19-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

Sort of. Got the 6258 running in March of 2018....

Sort of. Got the 6258 running in March of 2018. The car made an uncorrected 220whp at ~190kpa, but the turbo developed some shaft play and a smoky idle and was sent back to Borg Warner. They denied...
Forum: Build Threads
03-19-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,883
Posted By nick470

We have more Colorado people on here than I...

We have more Colorado people on here than I thought!

Smark A Myth Racing is a good shop - they're a sponsor of DAE and where I got the Rivals I'm currently running on my car.
03-14-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 86,402
Posted By nick470

I feel like this has been discussed throughout...

I feel like this has been discussed throughout this thread. Rivals are the faster tire.
Forum: Aerodynamics
03-12-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,546
Posted By nick470

Super pumped for this. Johnny mentioned the Elan...

Super pumped for this. Johnny mentioned the Elan wing in my dumbass post about cheap wings, and then he went balls to the wall coming up with this. Can't wait to get mine. Still gotta figure out how...
02-23-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By nick470

I suspect you would be fine as long as they...

I suspect you would be fine as long as they aren't exposed to extreme temperature changes in that time. This is from Hoosier's spec catalog, and I'm sure its applicable to NT01:

"Service Life for...
Forum: Build Threads
02-14-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,490
Posted By nick470

Big update time. Went to Miatas at MRLS this...

Big update time.

Went to Miatas at MRLS this year. Met a couple of you guys, and had an all around great time running around MRLS. Quite a treat when you live 1200 miles away but have done...
Forum: Race Prep
01-24-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 66,063
Posted By nick470

My totally subjective, non scientific and...

My totally subjective, non scientific and entirely inconsistent observations on tires I've tried in my limited experience:

Original BFG Rival - Good wear, easy for my novice ass to drive, grip was...
01-24-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 86,402
Posted By nick470

You should try one of the hero 200tw tires before...

You should try one of the hero 200tw tires before you make that statement. I like my RS4s, but the RE71 and Rival are a step above in terms of grip. I'm gonna miss the temperature tolerance and wear...
Forum: Build Threads
12-09-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,883
Posted By nick470

Subbing. This was an interesting read... you're...

Subbing. This was an interesting read... you're nuts Ted. Can't wait to see the running car eventually.

Looking forward to getting together with you to tinker with my Megasquirt, reading this has...
Forum: Build Threads
12-08-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,887
Posted By nick470

Yo, Jimmy! Subbing. You get your head squared...

Yo, Jimmy! Subbing. You get your head squared away?
11-27-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,818
Posted By nick470

TSE 6258 on 245 Rivals and 3" brake ducts. It's...

TSE 6258 on 245 Rivals and 3" brake ducts. It's very unlikely that I'll do anything north of 300whp on the track, at least for the next couple years.
11-22-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,818
Posted By nick470

My question was overly simplistic, so let me...

My question was overly simplistic, so let me rephrase it.

For a forced induction car that will see 30 minute track sessions, autox, and a little street use, where the owner prioritizes brake...
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