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softopz last won the day on November 4 2017

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  1. I am still making the harness's. Although, I will be gone from MAY 1s to JULY 1st . The two current setups I have will be definitely done before then. I dont know if we can squeeze before then or not PM me when you are ready.
  2. Exposed's 1jz Build

    Some wheels need re-torquing I find.
  3. Wastegate upsizing

    I dont see your pm history and he never mentioned what type.of boost controller he had. Agreed the gate inlet /outlet is most likely the cause. I could of hooked it up with HDI EBC ! I have no issues with creep
  4. Wastegate upsizing

    @seattlejester I think we overlooked somthing I dont think your gate is too small I am starting to think your not plumbed right. Your not getting surge or other issues your building too much boost. From the precision manual How is your EBC/MBC plumbled? whats odd is my 38mm tial I have a bleeder type and I am only using one banjo vacuum source. ( ill have to look again but im pretty sure only one is connected) Set it to A method according to lower illustration and see if it hold spring method regardless of gear.
  5. Wastegate upsizing

    I had no problems at all with surge, creep or maintaining boost. My current setup is not remote its like 7-9" away. I made 430ft/tq at 22 psi with a bone stock head with old wastegate design too and wastegate was actually a tighter angle and further away from manifold. Elephant trunk you mean by the rad flex no not at all except the rubber couplers! They were cheap no ply re-inforcements> I had to run that because my Radiator outlet different size than my thermostat housing. Its a chevy or ford v8 radiator before everyone was making s30 rads for cheap. Iam running the flex on my burgandy 240z now grey and the black on is the stroker.
  6. Wastegate upsizing

    Sorry for multiple post but here is another idea would solve both wastegate location and dump pipe length. Depending if you go A or B Get this or 2x for bends and length https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wastegate-Dump-Tube-For-Tial-38MM-35MM-Pipe-Actuator-Turbo-Racing-Exhaust-dump/122003842169?hash=item1c67fee479:g:GJIAAOSweIlZaF-a&vxp=mtr you can do two things with it. A. cap your old wastegate hole, Make new hole underneath manifold at collecter at 45 angle, weld straight tube leaving the flanged end for your wastegate, your second pipe could be used for your dump either merge or dump. I know it cast a friend of mine welded my l28et manifold just needs lots of pre heat / after heat for welding so it wont crack! B use the pipe to bolt on to manifold, you may need to make some pie cuts or section it to make it the wastegate go underneath manifold and make new dump with your old flanges and piping. Attached are my old wastegate/downpipe setup. Notice the tight angle and location of wastegate inlet from cylinders 3/4 I had no boost issues at all ! with a gt35r/38mm tial and stroker motor. The only reason I changed it completely is the flange was touching my new intake manifold. The new setup is like how I suggested A go.
  7. Wastegate upsizing

    If you dont want to spend the money with the flex tube I would go straight ahead and modify that dump , Make a tighter radius fit it between manifold and downpipe and have it merge into downpipe with flex or dump it to atmosphere. Even if it doesnt solve your issue its still more * optimal * have to worry about thermal expansion cracking/distorting your exhaust setup edit also if you need more room what about a spacer at turbo a halft inch just at turbo would do wonders down stream. attached is how I would do it.
  8. Wastegate upsizing

    Yes cut off , cap it (* you dont have to weld it maybe some thin sheet metal clamped down with some tbolt clamps just to test the theory . The reason I suggest this maybe so you dont spend more on a complete redesign of manifold, wastegate, and downpipe. I have seen many adapters that do the wastegate's off at 90 some people do have issues with compressor surge and boost problems but not every setup is the same. Also at the same time lots of people do run it with no issues. I didnt know till last summer street racing a 700hp DSM he had a flex dump. I dont think the quality is the best to be honest. However, I suggested this to troubleshoot and quickly see if the issue is your dump being to short * which I think it is * . OR if the issue is the wastegate angle which probably could be combination of both. . How flexible it is I dont know. But I do have a similar stainless steel flex tub for my radiator piping and you can make a decent tight radius but Yours looks super tight.
  9. TIG welder recommendation

    @seattlejester did you end up buying a welder? if so did you consider the multi use ones they can tig / mic and arc https://www.harborfreight.com/OmniPro-220-Multiprocess-Welder-with-120240-Volt-Input-63621.html We have Princess auto here and I was wondering the same about a similair unit these multi purpose welders. The one here is from pro point ( the higher end princess auto brand from what Ive seen) it was on sale the other day for 899cad which is about 700usd. https://www.princessauto.com/en/detail/180-multi-process-mig-arc-tig-welder/A-p8611311e now its $1349
  10. Wastegate upsizing

    Before moving the wastegate entirely or rerouting the dump longer try buying those flexible dump pipes and essentially a screamer pipe. https://www.ebay.com/itm/35mm-38mm-Wastegate-Flex-SS-Dump-Pipe-Kit-Stainless-Steel-weld-flange-Gaskets/173209341778?hash=item285414cf52:g:zp4AAOxy4YdTTWPX&vxp=mtr Your piping looks too short right off the bat I am suprised with this treadstone design honestly its off center and the angle is not optimal. If you do eventually do re route your dump further into downpipe with non flexible joints you should put atleast a flex joint / expansion joint. https://www.ebay.com/itm/38mm-1-5-OD-Wastegate-Stainless-Steel-Flex-Exhaust-Pipe-Dump-Cutout-Valve-4/173204765939?hash=item2853cefcf3:g:bm8AAOSw~gRVxMzY&vxp=mtr Remember your manifold / turbo and downpipe depending on location or material will shrink and or expand all differently.
  11. @sweetleaf I do have have a oil pump shaft and dizzy however I use the distributor for my megasquirt harness's (bench testing). Distributos are still available through Cardone. @LLavecan't remove this tag?!
  12. Exposed's 1jz Build

    No worries man not needed just wondering about them they look so good! Definitely my favorite wheel of all time.
  13. Exposed's 1jz Build

    Those wheel are timeless ! what size are they and if you dont mind me asking.
  14. Z Car Depot Fast EFI

    Exactly what Madkaw said sell your carbs and go with megasquirt no point in doing a tunable EFI system if its fuel only and the cost is way less to go MS depending on what you have , and what you plan on running.