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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-19-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,846
Posted By ATL BRZ
The JDL 4-2-1 was dyno tested a while back...

The JDL 4-2-1 was dyno tested a while back against their latest UEL.

https://i.imgur.com/pIbr84q.jpg
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-19-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
I did some night driving over the weekend and...

I did some night driving over the weekend and thought I'd share my thoughts with you! My first impressions at night were really good! The beam spread is much wider than OEM HIDs, and the output on...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-14-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
You'll love them! The light output from what...

You'll love them! The light output from what I've seen (which so far was just in the darkness of the TRS studio) was indeed superior to the OEM HIDs. The headlights are plug and play, but they...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-14-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
Had an awesome time last week at The Retrofit...

Had an awesome time last week at The Retrofit Source installing a new pair of Morimoto full LED headlights and a pair of ModPod Mini LED arrays to use as DRLs and turn signals!
...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-08-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
That was my video and my recommended setup,...

That was my video and my recommended setup, regardless of use case. No point in heating the throttle body with coolant unless you live in the Arctic Circle. Less potential points of leakage and a...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-03-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
Both the injectors and pump must be upgraded to...

Both the injectors and pump must be upgraded to support E85 with boost. I recommend the Full Blown Walbro 485 kit. (http://fullblownmotorsports.com/full-blown-frs-brz-walbro-485-fuel-pump-kit)
Forum: Forced Induction 11-02-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
Yes, stock injectors can't deliver the volume of...

Yes, stock injectors can't deliver the volume of fuel required for E85 + boost.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-31-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
A few nice shots with a good camera from...

A few nice shots with a good camera from southrnfresh_joe (https://www.instagram.com/southrnfresh_joe/)

Still waiting on a new pair of splitter rods after bending them by accident while loading...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-29-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
Long awaited update. Been a crazy year...

Long awaited update.

Been a crazy year with starting a family and now taking care of my newborn son who entered this world at the end of August. The car has been up at Atlanta Speed Company...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-17-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By ATL BRZ
Don't mean to hijack your thread, but I just...

Don't mean to hijack your thread, but I just wanted to clarify about the JDL kit, it comes with a very strong mandrel bent UEL manifold by default and has great rumble, without the need for support...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-15-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
My bad. I responded in my build thread.

My bad. I responded in my build thread.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-15-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
It's got around 500 miles on it so far. The...

It's got around 500 miles on it so far. The engine itself runs great and I've had no mechanical issues with it since installing it, however it has had small oil leaks in common locations on the...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-14-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
If you're looking for a premium shop experience...

If you're looking for a premium shop experience and a true professional, turn-key build and tune, I've only heard good things about these guys. https://nationalspeedinc.com/

They have cars...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-14-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
Yes. Big red flags. You should stick...

Yes.



Big red flags. You should stick with HRI Tuning if possible. I would check and see if that shop would allow an experienced EcuTek tuner to tune your car with EcuTek on their dyno (HRI...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-14-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
No reason to lower the compression, IMO. It will...

No reason to lower the compression, IMO. It will just make your turbo less responsive and introduce more lag, while requiring more boost pressure to make the same power you'd make at 12.5:1 with...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-28-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
7 years of ownership today. ...

7 years of ownership today.

https://i.imgur.com/NyibY57.jpg
Forum: Forced Induction 07-11-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By ATL BRZ
Look up the first law of thermodynamics. You...

Look up the first law of thermodynamics. You want the coolant to enter on the low side so that it enters the hot center housing and rises out of it on the high side after the heat is exchanged into...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-10-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
Sounds like you need to adjust your BOV. Should...

Sounds like you need to adjust your BOV. Should be just tight enough to stay closed at idle. Anything more and it's set too stiff.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-14-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
Patching the outside where it's leaking using...

Patching the outside where it's leaking using Permatex Ultra Grey/Black sealant. I'm really trying to avoid a full reseal of the timing cover as it's incredibly laborious and the leak isn't bad...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-13-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
I recommend ID 1050x injectors and FBM Walbro 485...

I recommend ID 1050x injectors and FBM Walbro 485 fuel pump kit. Having fueling overhead is never a bad thing. The stock injectors and pump will likely be maxed out or close to it when you run full...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-11-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
I forgot about your built low compression engine....

I forgot about your built low compression engine. That makes sense that your only making 300whp at 14psi on ethanol. Your turbo will be well out of its efficiency range at 20psi and you probably...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-10-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
No, you can make 400whp with a GT2860RS, e85 and...

No, you can make 400whp with a GT2860RS, e85 and about 14psi.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-07-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
Temps and pressures were nominal and the tune was...

Temps and pressures were nominal and the tune was on point. A connecting rod bent after a pull at 14psi (~400whp) on the street, close to home.




New engine is holding up fine, however I am...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-01-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,744
Posted By ATL BRZ
this x100

this x100
Forum: Forced Induction 04-30-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
Adapters like that are not ideal and will allow...

Adapters like that are not ideal and will allow leaks. If you have a 2.5" overpipe just leave it be and order your kit with the 2.5" downpipe exit flange. 2.5" exhaust will not become a restriction...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-12-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By ATL BRZ
The only new kits that I'm aware of that are...

The only new kits that I'm aware of that are shipping with the new G-Series turbos are the new V3 kits from JDL Auto Design.

The owner of JDL recently posted a dyno of one of his customer's cars...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-16-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 898,924
Posted By ATL BRZ
Debated for too long between getting Quickjacks...

Debated for too long between getting Quickjacks or a new jack and stands. Ended up with a set of ESCO stands and an Arcan low profile jack that lifts the car higher than Quickjacks up to 21 inches!!...
Forum: Forced Induction 02-13-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,452
Posted By ATL BRZ
I run a Blitz oil cooler kit that fits perfectly...

I run a Blitz oil cooler kit that fits perfectly with the JDL track-spec intercooler with the included ducting shroud. I use the OEM fog light housings with the Verus brake cooling kit and it all...
Forum: Forced Induction 02-12-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
250-300whp fuel/boost dependent

250-300whp fuel/boost dependent
Forum: Forced Induction 02-05-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 282,794
Posted By ATL BRZ
You failed to mention that you had a built low...

You failed to mention that you had a built low compression engine.... that explains everything lol
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