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Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-05-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 21,278
Posted By nix
Hey dude, been away for ages but saw you have...

Hey dude, been away for ages but saw you have decided to continue with your plans.

I noticed that we have a very similar taste on things from our time here. I'm sure it will come out nice....
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 03-05-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 85,240
Posted By nix
While the rest of the world continues as normal,...

While the rest of the world continues as normal, take a moment to eat a **** Florida.

*realised this may need some context ... I'm from Australia yet have been screwed over multiple times from...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 206,759
Posted By nix
I am not Steve but I have installed both and my...

I am not Steve but I have installed both and my experience is -

STI engine mounts: General increase in background/firewall noise. Not offensive or really that noticeable. Someone who was not...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 62
Poll: FI worth it?
Views: 4,288
Posted By nix
The avo kit is so much fun (1 year running it)....

The avo kit is so much fun (1 year running it). Go ethanol if you can otherwise you will need lower CR pistons.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 159,542
Posted By nix
Yeah wishful thinking. It's hitting 45c here for...

Yeah wishful thinking. It's hitting 45c here for the second summer in a row since I put my kit on. :suicide:
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 159,542
Posted By nix
That is a brilliant job and what I had considered...

That is a brilliant job and what I had considered doing many times, but with far less skill. Have you monitored your IATs with that setup and if so what peaks have you seen when the car is stationary...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 159,542
Posted By nix
Yeah we used the biggest (widest) fuck off cable...

Yeah we used the biggest (widest) fuck off cable tie we can find and because the FMIC pipe was actually over length we were able to pull it back out of the way.

Then with the oil cooler install...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-26-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 159,542
Posted By nix
I'm still running e85 at ~9 psi just from their...

I'm still running e85 at ~9 psi just from their stage 2 actuator that was labelled 7 psi. The header is mostly holding up after going to the newer gaskets although I am hearing some leaks under...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-23-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,011
Posted By nix
Sure, I myself have had serious wheel damaging...

Sure, I myself have had serious wheel damaging impacts on my cars over the years. But you want the tyre and outer section of the rim to deform without spoke damage or hub separation. In this example...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-21-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,011
Posted By nix
Why not to buy imitation / fake wheels

Someone linked this to me on fb (top gear Philippines). ow.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/q71/s720x720/1001714_602726179774454_115103825_n.jpg
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-16-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 116,534
Posted By nix
look good man

look good man
Forum: Forced Induction 10-02-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6,491
Views: 629,572
Posted By nix
Here's a lap in our 86 making about 260 whp in...

Here's a lap in our 86 making about 260 whp in dynojet numbers.

Supercharged 86 on track (Bullet/Innovate/Cusco intercooled Sprintex kit) - YouTube
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-26-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By nix
The Perrin catback needs some real effort to...

The Perrin catback needs some real effort to align it properly.

To check for knocks, just climb under the car and use force to swing the whole exhaust around in every direction and see if you can...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-26-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 24,502
Posted By nix
That is a different result than most of us. I saw...

That is a different result than most of us. I saw very high oil temps and even some moderate heat soak when my car was NA.

Doesn't matter if you are high or low mount, make sure to watch their IAT...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-26-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,261
Posted By nix
You should be OK to drive it back to the dealer,...

You should be OK to drive it back to the dealer, try and maintain rpm higher than normal and bump it into neutral as you begin to stop.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 24,502
Posted By nix
Do you monitor your temperatures and especially...

Do you monitor your temperatures and especially IAT? The AVO kit does add a LOT of heat and a vented hood would do a great job of reducing the heat soak that turbo cars have when they are stationary....
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 159,542
Posted By nix
Sorry I don't have any plots handy but didn't...

Sorry I don't have any plots handy but didn't have that big of a drop. With the 7 psi actuator and turbosmart MBC we hit around 16 psi dropping to 14.5.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,962
Posted By nix
Spot on! On higher boost e85 doesn't last me long...

Spot on! On higher boost e85 doesn't last me long and sometimes get caught out and have to top up with pump when I go for a drive the hills or when I'm on the way back from the track.

I change...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 159,542
Posted By nix
Around 220-250rwkw range on my dyno. x...

Around 220-250rwkw range on my dyno.

x 1.341 = 295-335 dyno dynamics shootout whp
x 1.15 = 340-385 dynojet whp

I think the AVO heavy duty plate and flywheel are great. You just have to pick...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-24-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 159,542
Posted By nix
The AVO organic clutch started slipping on me...

The AVO organic clutch started slipping on me within 1 week of 'stage 3'.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-20-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,978
Posted By nix
It looks OK in the night picture above but I am...

It looks OK in the night picture above but I am super OCD about these things ... How far off is it from the TOMs bar? Noticeably different to a following motorist? :thanks:
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-20-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,674
Posted By nix
Any pics? Did you go to a smaller washer...

Any pics?

Did you go to a smaller washer bottle?

Thanks
Forum: Forced Induction 09-19-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,769
Posted By nix
I had a leak in one of the hose end fittings on...

I had a leak in one of the hose end fittings on my kit.

Edit. Also custom fabricated brackets since the one included angled the core at a different direction to what we found optimum.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-19-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,744
Posted By nix
I was looking at this on my car and waited agesss...

I was looking at this on my car and waited agesss for someone to give feedback on a turbo car. Getting a bit pissed off at the heat soak & management needed from my mocal air/oil cooler.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-13-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,957
Posted By nix
You should also talk to people who run them in...

You should also talk to people who run them in their cars not just sell them.

You are right torque delivery on a sprintex is totally different & much safer to a clutch than a small turbo.

But...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-13-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,734
Posted By nix
I was more talking about how cheap and proven...

I was more talking about how cheap and proven street or even full comp EJ builds are. I saw a few teams have run them for drift or drag comps.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-13-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,957
Posted By nix
On AVO kit at 8psi the stock clutch lasted me a...

On AVO kit at 8psi the stock clutch lasted me a few months of hard hills driving.

ACS/AVO heavy duty plate & organic disc was fine at that power but at 12 and above including some track days it...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-12-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By nix
Flange and gaskets can tend to loosen/move around...

Flange and gaskets can tend to loosen/move around a bit after a few heat cycles.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-12-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By nix
It's important if you don't want any leaks......

It's important if you don't want any leaks... then check and retorque them a week or something later after it's fully heat cycled and settled in.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-12-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,734
Posted By nix
I'm still kinda surprised with all the swaps...

I'm still kinda surprised with all the swaps going on no one has done a proper street EJ build here yet. It would be a great project. :thumbsup:
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