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  1. hey! one option, if you're not already done, could be to super clean them, (rust and all) and then clear coat them. that sould protect tehm and keep the natural finish. and extra shine, depending on what clear coat you pick. seb
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    Twin cam head for the L6 from Derek at Datsunworks

    looks awesome... tell me, why is the rear feed zig zaging? is it some form of strain relief? s
  3. hey! again,., awesome build... quick question. while the panel beater is doing an amazing job, it`s going very slowly. I was wondering if this is some kind of side project for him in between other jobs, or if he actively spends a significant portion of his day on this... thanks! seb
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    280zx ignition module with Megasquirt - is it necessary?

    Wow. I keep email after email notification about my thread.... Thanks for all the posts, and gollum, again, you engine bay looks wicked... And the dash, well she might never win beauty contests but! I'd much rather work on your set up than any others!!!! And it's not ugly, it just has more function than form.... However! I must call things to order for a few posts! Gollum: you say i have a bip 373 installed already??? If i'd built it, i'd know it inside and out but not only didn't i build it, I didn't even orser/buy it (previous owner). I'll have to check it out, now i want to know where the bip 373 is at, and if it's set up properly (i'll see if the msextra manual calls for modifications or jumpers to make it work)... If we're (well, i'm) in business, i'll have to figure what the other wires conected to the ignitor module do, and if i can simply delete it all... Man, you've given me hope for a potential inexpensive fix... Well if the ignitor system is broken (for all my luck, it might be fully functionnal and my problem is something else). Ill keep you guys posted..... S.
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    Turbo race car, high or low compression ratio?

    when you think of compression, it helps to think of how much boost you think you`ll need to achieve your hp goal. to get 300-350, you need something like 10-15psi on a t3-t4 turbo. so you need to think of how much compression you get can away with for that psi... 8.1 is PLENTY low enough for those numbers if you manage your gas well. I think mildly dished pistons gets you that. I`m pretty certain flat pistons get you something like 9.x CR.. you might also want to think of which turbo you`re getting. if you want too spool time and low rpm boost threashold, you need a smaller torbo. that would be great, but you`d have to take into consideration that smaller turbo create a bit more heat (bigger intercooler OR lower CR ratio) and run out of breath earlier, although if you`re building an engine that won`t see anything much above 6000 rpms, you can probably get away with a lot. I`d call a turbo shop (one of the big company) and tell them what you want so you can get an idea of what turbo you need and what kind of psi you`ll need at 6000 rpm to get 350 hp (maybe ask for 4000, so you have some margin of error, and room to grow). if you run on e85, or on a mix of gas/r85, some ECUs will adjust the AFR accordingly (maybe even boost level). running e85 will get you less detonation, so you can run higher boost/get more hp with it. this way, you can get e85 for races, and still get gaz anywhere if you`re simply cruising on the street. but I'm not certain MS has that yet..
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    280zx ignition module with Megasquirt - is it necessary?

    so, someone, a few months ago, asked me to post a photo of my MS2. it's been a while, but I just got one, after re-soldering a good 1/2 of my connector's wiring, some for fun (the guy who made it didn't do a clean job, I did everything I touched neat with shrink wrap and everything). here is it.
  7. yeah, man, even though it's been done to death, id'love to see how you fixed up al that rust and whatever else you've done to it. s.
  8. nice work indeed. must be awesome after pretty much making her yourself. tell me, with a t3, when does boost come on? (rpm-wise) seb
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    Compare your Dyno sheets HERE

    Wow tim. I had to check things out properly because it looks like the video is manipulated and plays at about twice the normal speed when the car accelerates.. so just to confirm, this is your car? and this is a realtime video? basically, you drive a freaking rocket! that is sooo cool..
  10. Can you have it moved forward? Would it show all that much?
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    Twin cam head for the L6 from Derek at Datsunworks

    that is very cool. the filter /intake stuff is interesting. is it a modified stock one?
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    280zx ignition module with Megasquirt - is it necessary?

    Gollum, that is NICE. what are you using to trigger each coil? the new wheel tells the MS2 where the engine is at, but what sends the current to each coil? s
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    Twin cam head for the L6 from Derek at Datsunworks

    Ineptitude.. if this thread is what got you going, then the answer is obvious: a L28 with a set of heads from Derek..
  14. yeah, shaved/close to body chromed bumped are really beautiful. I've seen a few threads where people had done that, and it's simply gorgeous.....
  15. I forget if you're going for super stock, but pre-black bumbers, the ones with the chrome, might look good... just a though.