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bradyzq last won the day on October 12 2018

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About bradyzq

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    Dyno tuning (it's what I do), standalone ECUs, Webers, Datsuns, old Audis, pretty much any cool car

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  1. I've often seen Bosch IACs closed at around 20%DC, not 35. Have you physically confirmed via idle speed that 35% gives the lowest?
  2. Why dump the return line? You can plumb the triples setup exactly like the stock EFI. TANK ==> PUMP ==> FILTER ==> CARB CARB CARB ==> FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR ==> RETURN LINE ==> TANK
  3. Sorry for answering a question you didn't ask, but since you're tackling your crank trigger issue anyways, I strongly suggest you do better than SDS and its one tooth/magnet every 120 crank degrees, and go with a standalone that can take advantage of a much more modern and precise trigger setup such as a 60-2 (every 3 or 6 degrees) or 36-1 (every 5 or 10 degrees) trigger wheel. BHJ offers both options on their dampers. Another option is to build your crank trigger wheel and damper with parts from Hybridz member Hoke Performance: http://hokeperformance.squarespace.com/store/l-series-crank-angle-sensor-kit SDS works. I've tuned a few. They have good tech support on the phone, they're friendly, and they're Canadian, all big plusses. But time marches on. There are many other ECU options that can be had for the same price or better, and that provide much more precision and tunability than SDS.
  4. IIRC, I remember seeing Pantera hatches in an old paper Arizona Z Car catalog from the 90s. Maybe he has the moulds buried somewhere, or a lead.
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    Schneider N/A Cam or P90 Turbo Cam

    If I understand correctly, you have the complete N42 engine in your car now, and a fully assembled P90 head on the side. I would tune the existing setup on megasquirt. At least that way if your turbo plans change or are delayed, you will still be driving something that is meant to be together, not a transitional setup. When you go turbo, you can swap the whole P90 head on at that time.
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    Floors wet

    Seal at threshold of door and front of window frame?
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    2018 ZCON Atlanta

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    2018 ZCON Atlanta

    Thanks. First ZCON I went to was St. Louis in 1993. THAT was a drive! Branson looks to be about 250 miles farther. Call it 1400 each way. Hmm, got some work to do on the ole girl... I am upset I couldn't make it work for this year's event. Hopefully 2019!
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    2018 ZCON Atlanta

    Where is ZCON in 2019?
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    Ceramic Coating

    @Ironhead, I agree that the proof is in the pudding. However, have you ever heard of an engine actually being damaged by a correctly prepped and applied high quality ceramic coating flaking off? I haven't. And @TimZ hasn't grumbled about losing an engine due to coatings. I'm a firm believer in the external coatings. They work wonders on cars like MR2turbos where heat is an even bigger challenge than usual. And I think the whole poohpoohing of internal coatings by some established engine builders can be compared to carb guys' saying they've never had a problem before, all the while being blind to huge benefits of EFI.
  11. You won't find longer gearing than the 3.36 rear end you already have, at least not from Datsun. As already mentioned, your best bet is to get a 6speed.
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    Turbine size matters

    Have you measured pressure after the air filter but before the compressor inlet? Your pressure ratio across the compressor might not be what you think it is.
  13. FYI, Porterfield offers shoes for the factory drums. https://www.porterfield-brakes.com/product_info.php?productID=3986 https://www.porterfield-brakes.com/product_info.php?productID=12839 https://www.porterfield-brakes.com/product_info.php?productID=3985
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    True, but there's the factory painted-over sound deadening that you're describing to deal with on the inside. I figure you can be less delicate on the underside, and since the undercoating is not factory, it may come off more easily.
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    Would it be easier to look on the underside of the car? It's just the other side of the same floorpan.