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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-28-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By gurov
nah, no pull yet, i need to sort out an issue...

nah, no pull yet, i need to sort out an issue with the idle valve letting by too much air and not closing tightly enough, soon soon.

and yes, the intake manifold was my reason for bringing back...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 09-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
finally got it out of the garage under its own...

finally got it out of the garage under its own power, to powerwash the outside and the engine bay/some undercarriage

here's the maiden voyage video:...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-21-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
No, its a compression fitting. I've not welded...

No, its a compression fitting. I've not welded anything since the original setup was made. The compression fittings seem pretty legit. I'll find out if it leaks when I evacuate the system using a vac...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-19-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
The stock fan is pwm controlled, 5-95 duty cycle...

The stock fan is pwm controlled, 5-95 duty cycle to control the speed. I'm just going with a puller fan on the radiator with on/off relay for simplicity.

Yup soldered straight to the board, using...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-19-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
at that time the wideband was not hooked up. i...

at that time the wideband was not hooked up. i hooked it up later in the day, and got it to idle at 15:1

can't get it lower than 800, the throttle body is like 3.5" billet aluminum, it idles at 35...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-18-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
oh, here's the 18mm to 1/2" BSPP Legris fitting: ...

oh, here's the 18mm to 1/2" BSPP Legris fitting:

http://i.imgur.com/oe4sqds.png

...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
ALSO, the 660cc MSD injectors were the only ones...

ALSO, the 660cc MSD injectors were the only ones that would physically fit into the intake manifold. It needs slim injectors that aren't fat in the center, i had some 660's around around.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
the 800 rpm idle is lowest i can get, it seems....

the 800 rpm idle is lowest i can get, it seems. i'm okay with this.

ms3x is supposed to be running the idle air valve, but i think the valve is just not that good, and lets some air by, so i'll...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
first engine start:...

first engine start: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gevEakbbJM

there were some electrical issues that i'm sorting out (the draw on the main 30A fuse was a bit much, so i'm getting a 100A shunt to...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-14-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
you don't want the turbo to be TOO small and run...

you don't want the turbo to be TOO small and run out of steam up at the top, because eventually you'll get it up there and just be disappointed, and have to swap to another unit.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-14-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
it's basically this thing:...

it's basically this thing: http://www.ebay.com/itm/T3-T4-T04E-Turbocharger-Turbo-57-A-R-Universal-Fitment-/331251471688?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4d20205548&vxp=mtr

but why...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-14-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
the big one or the small one ? they're both...

the big one or the small one ?

they're both generic ebay china turbos, just have to look at the specs.

both are t3/t4 hybrids, one just has a bigger compressor housing and wheel.

they were...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-09-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
those numbers absolutely do not matter to me....

those numbers absolutely do not matter to me. i'll compare how it feels against the X1, but other than that, i have no desire to even know.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
nah, that's a requirement that's set in stone,...

nah, that's a requirement that's set in stone, must have AC. whole point is that i build a car that i can beat the crap out of every day that's still faster than my M sport X1 (3L single turbo), but...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
actually, i was out there last night, and the...

actually, i was out there last night, and the intake is going to be just fine. i'll shorten the 90 degree 3" to 3.5" transition, move the blowoff valve/iat sensor tube up, and it will fit perfectly...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-07-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
this smaller turbo is same t3 exhaust...

this smaller turbo is same t3 exhaust housing/wheel, and just a smaller compressor housing, backing plate, and wheel. it will spin faster, but if it blows up, not much of value will be lost.

i...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
so a bit of an update: had to swap out to a...

so a bit of an update:

had to swap out to a smaller turbo:

http://i.imgur.com/YJzMRxs.png
http://i.imgur.com/uNMXdIn.png

the bigger unit just would not fit all that well for intercooler...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-16-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
so a bit of an update from the last time that...

so a bit of an update from the last time that resolves several questions from last time:

idle valve:

i can use the stock idle valve, and it's around the same spot where the original one was, so...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
i wouldn't know if it knocked, it probably did,...

i wouldn't know if it knocked, it probably did, but J&S kicks in, takes away timing from the cylinder that's knocking, and lets me know by flashing some lights. there's no sound, no hesitation, and...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
drive by wire doesn't control the idle, it's kind...

drive by wire doesn't control the idle, it's kind of a weird system, there's an actual idle valve that controls the idle. M54 engine has the weird passages in the head that are connected to just the...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
hmmm, i don't remember not having enough vac on...

hmmm, i don't remember not having enough vac on cold starts, or any trouble during startup. actual engine tuning was never a worry when that car ran, wideband took care of the fuel, with enough time...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
also, holyhell the proefi box is giant. is...

also, holyhell the proefi box is giant.

is that an SMG trans in the twin turbo z4 ?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
as far as idle, i've got a few options: ...

as far as idle, i've got a few options:

there's a flange at the bottom of the manifold, but it will not fit a standard bmw 3-wire idle valve right away. I might need an adapter, and then i take...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E36-325i-328i-323i-M3-...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E36-325i-328i-323i-M3-Z3-E39-528i-Intake-Manifold-M50-M52-M54-/281352456068?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4181e9c784 that guy.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-02-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 63,482
Posted By gurov
they don't have one listed right now as far...

they don't have one listed right now

as far as i'm concerned, it will work.
it will work a hell of a lot better than the stock plastic piece. more room around it, easier to modify, better...
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