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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-19-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By spitfire481
stock plugs gapped a little tighter have no...

stock plugs gapped a little tighter have no problem with 700+whp and 30-40psi of boost.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-19-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By spitfire481
The AEM scaling is pretty standard 0-5v. Make...

The AEM scaling is pretty standard 0-5v. Make sure whoever made the Ecutek map set it up right for a wideband rear o2
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-06-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By spitfire481
first off, what kind of power are you looking to...

first off, what kind of power are you looking to make
Forum: Engine Swaps 07-15-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,017
Posted By spitfire481
try a larger positive cable direct from the...

try a larger positive cable direct from the battery to the starter and run a large ground from the starter bolt back to the battery if you can. We usually see low cranking voltage from trunk mounted...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-11-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,057
Posted By spitfire481
you doubled, or more the injector size without...

you doubled, or more the injector size without re-scaling the fuel table. Car is so rich its killing itself. You can't just swap injectors over and not adjust the tune.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-11-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,057
Posted By spitfire481
did you get it tuned?

did you get it tuned?
Forum: Engine Swaps 07-01-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,017
Posted By spitfire481
dyno should be done in 1:1 for the trans. diff...

dyno should be done in 1:1 for the trans. diff gearing usually gives a few HP swing in readings.
Forum: Engine Swaps 06-19-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,272
Posted By spitfire481
It's not a bad ecu at all, I may even be putting...

It's not a bad ecu at all, I may even be putting one in my Viper. But without being able to write custom firmware like we can with Motec it just didn't work out for our time frame we had
Forum: Engine Swaps 06-17-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,272
Posted By spitfire481
FYI the push button start function did not work...

FYI the push button start function did not work properly with Emtron. We were using it on a 2jz swap and after they couldn't work that out we put a Motec in the car to get it done.
Forum: Engine Swaps 06-12-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 26,295
Posted By spitfire481
We installed the Mantic Twin disk with zero...

We installed the Mantic Twin disk with zero issues. Put a 100 or so miles on the thing to break it in and make sure there were no issues. Started it up one morning to pull it out of the shop and the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-20-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
probably not anytime soon. There is another...

probably not anytime soon. There is another company that has "full support" as well, but too much stuff didn't work the way we wanted it to and we decided to stick with Motec, which does everything...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-03-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,882
Posted By spitfire481
As budget as we go is with a vvti engine with...

As budget as we go is with a vvti engine with single borg turbo, drop in single 485 fuel pump, cd009 with a single disk, Motec, stock motor with fresh timing belt/tensioner. All said and done you end...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-01-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
its a volume thing. the initial investment would...

its a volume thing. the initial investment would never get paid off for the small quantity. we have a local shop about a mile from us doing it this time. easy to keep tabs on. he is also the one who...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-01-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
the sub frame is in the way. and its not just a...

the sub frame is in the way. and its not just a little, its a good bit. we had to take a large section out, box it in, then add more to the sides to get the oil volume back up. also requires a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-01-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
We used the skunk 2 reversed. Only issue with it...

We used the skunk 2 reversed. Only issue with it is that you have to use an electric water pump because of clearance with it reversed

Our header has been jigged up for production

Oil pan in in...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-30-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,882
Posted By spitfire481
We usually quote $32k turn key for a 2j vvti,...

We usually quote $32k turn key for a 2j vvti, cd009, single turbo, single 485 pump fuel system with Motec and flex fuel. Plus all the other goodies like rad, fans, driveshaft, etc. there’s a ton of...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-30-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
We have the first finished harness. Still waiting...

We have the first finished harness. Still waiting on the first production oil pan before we can do anything else
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-24-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,882
Posted By spitfire481
There is no full parts list unfortunately because...

There is no full parts list unfortunately because every one we have done has been different. We sell the main parts that we know fit and work on the site, but a lot of the stuff is all per case and...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-24-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,882
Posted By spitfire481
No problem at all, I just feel bad missing...

No problem at all, I just feel bad missing messages from people. We get so many emails and calls sometimes it’s tough to keep track.

We currently retain:

Full working cluster
Abs
Traction...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-24-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,882
Posted By spitfire481
first off, sorry if you contacted us and someone...

first off, sorry if you contacted us and someone forgot to get back. we are a small shop and this is the busiest time of the year. the last couple months have been hectic with our small crew.

to...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-24-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,882
Posted By spitfire481
You can’t modify the tunnel without installing an...

You can’t modify the tunnel without installing an engine and trans. You can’t do that without doing everything involved with mounting the engine and trans. There are a bunch of parts that need to be...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-24-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
hundreds of hours of R&D and a high demand

hundreds of hours of R&D and a high demand
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-24-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
controlling an auto trans beyond something like a...

controlling an auto trans beyond something like a 2jz a340 trans would take a ton of development time. Firmware for the a340 is almost finished from what i have heard.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-16-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 26,295
Posted By spitfire481
the nice part is we have a 50% cross weight...

the nice part is we have a 50% cross weight without driver and got it to 49.6% with a 225lb driver without having the car sit at awkward heights on each corner from balancing.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
Also, our swap is road legal. depending on where...

Also, our swap is road legal. depending on where the car is registered. The hoops we would have to jump through, if even possible would drive the cost up well beyond what it is now. Just not worth it...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
crazy, in MD they pull the vin during the scan...

crazy, in MD they pull the vin during the scan and compare. Im not sure how similar it would be in MD, but I would assume if you can do it in CA, it can be done in any state lol.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
unless you have all of the honda emission...

unless you have all of the honda emission systems, wiring harness, ecu, cluster, etc swapped into the car and fully functioning. with an obd2 port that reads the frs/brz vin somehow and has all...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,892
Posted By spitfire481
legally, you can only do something like a...

legally, you can only do something like a California carb legal swap. There's no real other way. Unless the car is registered in a state without testing
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-19-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By spitfire481
they have an LS in their car now because of fa20...

they have an LS in their car now because of fa20 oiling failures.... Have not seen any issues with their fa20 work though and they have contributed a lot of research and information to the forum.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,878
Posted By spitfire481
IRS with off the shelf control arms/toe arms and...

IRS with off the shelf control arms/toe arms and HSD coilovers at that. Nothing custom lol
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