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Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 24-02-16, 12:55
Replies: 20
Views: 2,188
Posted By ido09s
coming from the trade as well Jet R31 has the...

coming from the trade as well Jet R31 has the best advice so far I reckon.

For $20k you could buy quite a nice VL with quite a bit of work done already and just get in it and enjoy it.

$10k...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 22-02-16, 12:27
Replies: 27
Views: 2,960
Posted By ido09s
I don't like building grenades mate. We have had...

I don't like building grenades mate. We have had this engine in the car for 10 years and its started off making 400rwkw back then, now close enough to 500rwkw with more to come once the head studs...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 17-02-16, 12:18
Replies: 27
Views: 2,960
Posted By ido09s
Its a twin cam. Stock cranked 2.6 with a PT...

Its a twin cam. Stock cranked 2.6 with a PT hanging off the side of it :) no more expensive than an RB30 unless you want them to be. One extra cam and some more valves, that's all.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 16-02-16, 12:07
Replies: 27
Views: 2,960
Posted By ido09s
my motor owes me $35k and that excludes the...

my motor owes me $35k and that excludes the clutch and box, theres another $8k. Even with the rest of the car I would be lucky in this day and age to get $20k for an immaculate 200SX with an RB in it...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 15-02-16, 07:35
Replies: 27
Views: 2,960
Posted By ido09s
I could have bought a similar car for $15k a...

I could have bought a similar car for $15k a little while back. Was a well known car from way back that ran mid 10's. Was in good condition which is all that mattered to me
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 12-02-16, 12:21
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By ido09s
you will probably also find that the pressure in...

you will probably also find that the pressure in the crank case was pushing oil up the drain from the can to the turbo drain.

You would have been better off putting a one way valve on it to stop...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 12-02-16, 12:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,088
Posted By ido09s
I have a PT 6766 on a standard stroke, but with...

I have a PT 6766 on a standard stroke, but with decent head work, RB26. 1.0 rear, split pulse on E-Flex. Makes 485rwkw on 24psi with loads more in it.

When the Garrett starts to lay over a PT...
Forum: Drag racing/Track racing 19-10-15, 11:33
Replies: 28
Views: 8,049
Posted By ido09s
if only Sydney was like that. and I am...

if only Sydney was like that.

and I am guessing 600 through an auto?

I make 650hp (485rwkw) through a manual and run 138 all day, just cant get it to hook up. Its not in a VL though, its in an...
Forum: Drag racing/Track racing 19-10-15, 11:23
Replies: 28
Views: 8,049
Posted By ido09s
Is this at Calder? surprised they haven't booted...

Is this at Calder? surprised they haven't booted you or do you already have a cage and a chute?

Nice time by the way ;) How much power did it take you to run those numbers?
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 10-08-15, 08:15
Replies: 25
Views: 3,815
Posted By ido09s
man my fuel system is basic compared to some of...

man my fuel system is basic compared to some of them out there.

044 in tank for the lift pump. (I have been running E85 for years now and not an issue.)
Between the lift pump and surge tank a...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 07-08-15, 13:12
Replies: 25
Views: 3,815
Posted By ido09s
I have had 3 x 044's in the car for years now. I...

I have had 3 x 044's in the car for years now. I left one as the lift pump as I couldn't be assed redoing what was in the tank. The other 2 are in a Performance Metalcraft twin pump surge tank in the...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 07-08-15, 07:53
Replies: 25
Views: 3,815
Posted By ido09s
Duke, how do you work the flow versus pressure...

Duke, how do you work the flow versus pressure thing out on different sized lines? I have never really understood it

My setup is in an S14 200SX and all hoses apart from the metal return hose are...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 05-08-15, 14:08
Replies: 25
Views: 3,815
Posted By ido09s
-10, fark me Sure I run 2 044's in a surge...

-10, fark me

Sure I run 2 044's in a surge tank, but I am making 500rwkw on E-Flex and only have a pair of -6 lines and there are on problems. I even run the standard Nissan S14 return line...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 29-07-15, 08:16
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By ido09s
have you tried tightening it first? Sounds...

have you tried tightening it first?

Sounds stupid but it quite often works as they can become stuck and it allows you to crack the seal. It then become easier to undo

I cant remember how I used...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 28-07-15, 13:01
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By ido09s
so its the type that requires half inch a ratchet...

so its the type that requires half inch a ratchet or breaker bar to undo, good luck with that one. Its not like you can weld another bolt to it to get it undone

Can you refill these boxes through...
Forum: For Sale - Drivetrain 27-07-15, 21:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By ido09s
much detonation damage? does it come with...

much detonation damage?

does it come with injectors and fuel rail?

prepared to pack it up and ship it to Sydney?
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 19-07-15, 19:07
Replies: 14
Views: 2,587
Posted By ido09s
i have a 6766 on an RB26 and admittedly it has...

i have a 6766 on an RB26 and admittedly it has heaps of head porting, but its awesome. more than enough boost by 4000rpm to make a mad streeter

With a 1.0 split pulse rear i am making 485rwk on...
Forum: Drag racing/Track racing 08-07-15, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 4,546
Posted By ido09s
I wouldn't be putting ET Streets on a street car....

I wouldn't be putting ET Streets on a street car. Quite dangerous in the wet as they don't offer much grip at all. You also need to consider they only just have a legal tread depth from brand new and...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 18-06-15, 21:22
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By ido09s
sounds like an atom BOV with an AFM. They don't...

sounds like an atom BOV with an AFM. They don't work too well unfortunately

tighten it up and see if it helps or plumb it back in
Forum: In Progress 16-06-15, 09:46
Replies: 11
Views: 4,851
Posted By ido09s
Looks good but why so many fuel pumps?

Looks good but why so many fuel pumps?
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 14-06-15, 21:31
Replies: 1
Views: 977
Posted By ido09s
find a new workshop if they can't get it...

find a new workshop

if they can't get it running with the ECU they probably won't be able to put a decent tune in it either
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 26-05-15, 08:00
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By ido09s
I think what he is trying to say is don't build...

I think what he is trying to say is don't build half a car. Like I said earlier, 650hp is a decent amount of power and the entire car will need to be built to cope. You cant just build a motor with...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 23-05-15, 20:58
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By ido09s
Quoted for truth!!!! Being a mechanic who...

Quoted for truth!!!!

Being a mechanic who built these things for a living i have seen it all too often. Tight asses who wanted to spend nothing on used parts only to see them fail a few weeks...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-05-15, 21:11
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By ido09s
By support systems i mean your intercooler, inlet...

By support systems i mean your intercooler, inlet manifold, exhaust, fueling

My car makes 500rwkw and its cost a fortune to do it reliably. 115mm thick intercooler, 2000cc injectors and a damn...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-05-15, 10:33
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By ido09s
Asking a question like this will only end up...

Asking a question like this will only end up confusing the crap out of you as people have different ways of making power and there will be hundreds of combinations that will do so

My advise,...
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