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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-14-2014, 07:01 AM
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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, 06:11 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 05:23 AM
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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, 02:10 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 01:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 02:18 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 09:47 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 04:36 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 05:33 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 03:12 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 10:50 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 10:48 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 09:55 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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, 05:15 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
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...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-02-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
ebay, $500-600-ish. they're made in thailand. ...

ebay, $500-600-ish. they're made in thailand.

have to pull two studs from the stock m54 setup, and do a few other things.

one of the involves slightly enlarging holes on the power steering...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-02-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
there's a turbo blanket... it's really not that...

there's a turbo blanket... it's really not that bad, from what i've seen. i drove many thousands of miles on the original setup with auto trans.

the manifold is this thing:
...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-02-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
gonna revive this thread. i've more or less...

gonna revive this thread. i've more or less finished my supra (for the time being, until the bmw runs).

i've received a bunch of PMs since i've posted this thread about stuff. unfortunately, I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-10-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,745
Posted By gurov
i guess i'll come back and chime in on this. ...

i guess i'll come back and chime in on this.

a few years ago i had a running 325xi (auto box) with a custom turbo kit and standalone management in parallel-ish with the stock ECU.

i was using...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-14-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
i somehow lost the pictures... i'll be taking new...

i somehow lost the pictures... i'll be taking new ones.


i want to sell this project, i don't have the mental bandwidth to take care of this thing anymore. it was fun, but i'm somewhat done...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-15-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
what's the deal with proefi these days ? Is there...

what's the deal with proefi these days ? Is there a non-m offering that's plug and play-ish ? i actually got an AEM EMS v2 for the supra, cause i didn't want to screw around with megasquirt for that...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-14-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
little update. I'm running out of reasonable...

little update.

I'm running out of reasonable **** to buy for the supra at this point, just have clutch driveshaft and suspension, so i was looking at the stuff i need for the bmw to get that back...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-17-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
thanks for the offer. as i said, i've got a bunch...

thanks for the offer. as i said, i've got a bunch of boxes coming for the supra, and i'm going to get that in a spot where it scares me shitless, then move onto the bmw, to once again, be scared...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-17-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,894
Posted By gurov
sure, i can give an update. car is sitting...

sure, i can give an update.

car is sitting in the garage now. i got home one night as it was overheating because the fan didn't want to turn on, ripped out all the wiring harness and threw it on...
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