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Forum: Engine Swaps 01-31-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 174
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Posted By kurty85
Got the brake system bled today with a power...

Got the brake system bled today with a power bleeder at 15 psi from the reservoir. I went back to a booster and the stock master cylinder with my lines (no abs). A lot of air came out and the pedal...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-31-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
I used corvette ls2 manifolds when I started and...

I used corvette ls2 manifolds when I started and fabbed a set of y pipes with mild steel. It made things much easier than trying to design a set of headers. Looking at Vorshlag, it took them an...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-27-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
If I had to do it again, I would stay n/a and...

If I had to do it again, I would stay n/a and make everything as streetable and nice as possible. Not a lot of room to put a single let alone twins in.

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Forum: Engine Swaps 11-28-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
got the fuel system redone with ptfe lines today...

got the fuel system redone with ptfe lines today and relocated the fpr. no more fuel smell and the fpr gauge is easier to see. I also installed siemens deka 80lb injectors from tre performance. flow...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-22-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
I had already switched the bleed valves to the...

I had already switched the bleed valves to the top of the caliper before I started bleeding. We were pumping and holding but there were leaks in the flare fittings. I bought some new t's, better...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-20-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Hooked up the mityvac bleeder and had tons of...

Hooked up the mityvac bleeder and had tons of issues. Would not maintain a vacuum when connected to the bleeder. Leaks through the flare fittings. Did not see any leaks at first then saw little...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-13-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Getting a vacuum bleeder to pull air out today....

Getting a vacuum bleeder to pull air out today. Im going to take the top off the proportioning valve and check for fluid also to see what is going on.
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-12-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Having a terrible time bleeding the system. The...

Having a terrible time bleeding the system. The reservoir is full, all connections are tight and verified no leaks. I removed the master cylinder to verify it is not sticking internally. It is...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-10-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Got the ATS-V brakes installed yesterday. 2004...

Got the ATS-V brakes installed yesterday. 2004 STI 5X100 rotors, ATS-V calipers, cts-v brake swap.com adapters, Prostop track day pads. Brake booster is gone as well as abs module. Using chase bays...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-21-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
There is no room under the v. This was pretty...

There is no room under the v. This was pretty much the only area that had enough room left.

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Forum: Engine Swaps 09-20-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Project has been sitting idle for a while....

Project has been sitting idle for a while. Ordered all the brake parts today to finish the braking system. ATS-V calipers (received the CTSV brake swap.com brackets a couple months ago), Brembo 2004...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-22-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
I should be good. Need to move the abs module...

I should be good. Need to move the abs module under the cowl.

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Forum: Engine Swaps 03-20-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Got the downpipes and wastegate pipes completed....

Got the downpipes and wastegate pipes completed. Next is the y into the fullblown...
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-30-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Got the headers back. Fully welded now. Modified...

Got the headers back. Fully welded now. Modified turbo filters to fit. Installed everything for last test fit. Downpipes are last thing. Intercooler pipes are done and at powdercoating. After...
Forum: Engine Swaps 06-25-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 236,095
Posted By kurty85
I would get a used ls3 oem, nice heads, cam, and...

I would get a used ls3 oem, nice heads, cam, and call it a day. Just an example My LS2 402 made 507rwhp/491 rwtq all day long without breaking a sweat. 400 lb ft of tq from 2500 rpm up to 6800. This...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-28-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
I saw those. They look like hooker boots. Think...

I saw those. They look like hooker boots. Think ill just powdercoat everything since it doesnt seem to make a difference in temps. Working on finishing the coil pack relocation now also. I mounted...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-28-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
I was meaning about heat reflection coatings for...

I was meaning about heat reflection coatings for ic pipes. Not the gold tape that does nothing.

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Forum: Engine Swaps 04-27-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
After I install the wastegates and downpipes and...

After I install the wastegates and downpipes and get everything set, I will send all the hot side parts including turbos to swaintech for their white lightning coating:...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-27-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Got most everything reassembled. Have to get some...

Got most everything reassembled. Have to get some wastegates, little more coolant piping, ic piping, and make the downpipes then ill start it. Also got the drift armor bar back from powdercoating and...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-26-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Today was max effort for little gain. The brace i...

Today was max effort for little gain. The brace i was trying to make for the top of the radiator turned out shitty but i have extra material so i can make another one. The turbo oil drains are too...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-22-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Decided to go with a bigger radiator and had to...

Decided to go with a bigger radiator and had to modify the entire front end because it is to tall and will hit the turbos. I cut the old radiator mounts off and came up with a solution for the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-16-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 236,095
Posted By kurty85
That sucks. I hope you fix it this time. Car...

That sucks. I hope you fix it this time. Car should be a beast when running right.

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Forum: Engine Swaps 01-16-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 236,095
Posted By kurty85
Sounds like something major is out of balance as...

Sounds like something major is out of balance as well as clearances are off

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Forum: Engine Swaps 01-16-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 236,095
Posted By kurty85
And that is why I would never buy anything from...

And that is why I would never buy anything from TSP. I have heard nothing but bad reports about their engines. Even Cleetus Mcfarland has sent back two engines that are TSP built. I will build my own...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-16-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 236,095
Posted By kurty85
Dustin, Reading back through your thread I...

Dustin,

Reading back through your thread I could not find what oil you were using. I remember you had mentioned 15w50 for some reason. What is the bearing clearance on the rods and mains of your...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-15-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Yes due to the turbo being higher on the left...

Yes due to the turbo being higher on the left side. But it is not a hole. It will be like a DSM with a small rounded hump. Little less expensive than trying to source a set of mirrored turbos with...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-14-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
The intercooler is 3.5" thick. Rated at 968hp ...

The intercooler is 3.5" thick. Rated at 968hp

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Forum: Engine Swaps 01-14-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Got the intercooler and piping in. Need to weld...

Got the intercooler and piping in. Need to weld one pipe to the throttle body piping and put the clamps on. Next i need to put the new balancer on, belt, and remove all piping to make beaded ends on....
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-12-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 55,631
Posted By kurty85
Mocking up intercooler piping. Intercooler will...

Mocking up intercooler piping. Intercooler will be here monday then i can mount it. Hood is being welded right now. Switched to all ls3 accessories. Waiting on balancer. Got the manual belt tensioner...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-03-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 236,095
Posted By kurty85
Something definitely weird going on with your...

Something definitely weird going on with your engine dustin. No offense but we just dynoed my LS2 402 in a C5ZO6 and make 490/495 at 6500. You should be way higher than that. I would think you should...
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