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Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By sdturbo
How much faster would you like to go?

How much faster would you like to go?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,592
Posted By sdturbo
Your issue isn't gearing, it is that turbo. ...

Your issue isn't gearing, it is that turbo. 25psi on a big compressor is going to choke the life out of that little tdo4. They are great 200whp turbos but you are starting to push things beyond...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By sdturbo
You are reading Yoshifab's website wrong.

You are reading Yoshifab's website wrong.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 182,206
Posted By sdturbo
Whats the part number of the gasket you are...

Whats the part number of the gasket you are running? The gasket being too small or located incorrectly would be a major issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,121
Posted By sdturbo
No problem. We have been selling most of these...

No problem. We have been selling most of these parts for close to a decade now. If there are problems they are either solved or I quit selling the stuff. Feel free to contact me through the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,121
Posted By sdturbo
Your timing being off a half tooth means you are...

Your timing being off a half tooth means you are off a tooth at the crank.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 182,206
Posted By sdturbo
No the reveal is the lip between the chamber and...

No the reveal is the lip between the chamber and the head surface. The most extreme example of this I have seen the valves in 1 and 4 had actually had machine marks and 2/3 were in touched due to a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,763
Posted By sdturbo
I have a couple new 240mm pressure plates kicking...

I have a couple new 240mm pressure plates kicking around. If you send me the part number you need I can verify it. Don't see me doing anything but collecting more dust with them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,763
Posted By sdturbo
There is a bit more than JUST a material change...

There is a bit more than JUST a material change on that one. The small twin or tripple disk isn't for the faint of heart and you also get to remove all the weight from where it makes the most...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 182,206
Posted By sdturbo
The car my experience with is a folvo. Thing...

The car my experience with is a folvo. Thing runs like a top until I do anything that causes it to make much more than 350~380 whp. Tune is super mild, not pushing it at all but as soon as up the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 182,206
Posted By sdturbo
O rings have caused more problems than they have...

O rings have caused more problems than they have solved in my experience. They were from a time when turbo tuning was a black art. I had a ford customer with a oringed block and could not even find...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,121
Posted By sdturbo
I can see the marks in the picture you posted,...

I can see the marks in the picture you posted, you do have them.

http://repairguide.autozone.com/znetrgs/repair_guide_content/en_us/images/0900c152/80/1b/ff/9f/medium/0900c152801bff9f.gif

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Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,121
Posted By sdturbo
It sounds like it is over tensioned for some...

It sounds like it is over tensioned for some reason. The only tensioners I have ever seen break are the URO brand. IF you are snapping the adjuster off an SKF something is very wrong. There are a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 89,697
Posted By sdturbo
Yoshifab does not say you have to modify your...

Yoshifab does not say you have to modify your crank. You will need to modify the locating slot in your crank pulley. The machining can be done with a hand file. Feel free to email or call with any...
Forum: showroom 09-18-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,116
Posted By sdturbo
Nuke puts a LOT into their packaging and it is...

Nuke puts a LOT into their packaging and it is quite nice. Unfortunately they have also taken some short cuts in products (cheap chrome plated hardware) and not making things like brackets to mount...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,116
Posted By sdturbo
The springs are from a reputable manufacturer. ...

The springs are from a reputable manufacturer. I'm not going to give out application specific info since there was a lot of time and effort invested in picking springs. Retainers are A6 tool steel...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 64,545
Posted By sdturbo
Awesome vid. Glad you are up and running with...

Awesome vid. Glad you are up and running with this thing. Little lag on that thing but it sure hits hard.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By sdturbo
stock turbo. Td04 stuff seems to run out of...

stock turbo. Td04 stuff seems to run out of exhaust flow about there on a 16v. Lower boost because you are out flowing the turbo is possible. I would also double check your cam timing.
Forum: showroom 08-14-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,478
Posted By sdturbo
Who was doing that? I have yet to see another...

Who was doing that? I have yet to see another tdi 240. Josh has been driving his daily since 06, hard car to part with... I have turned down 10k for it, just dont know what could replace its...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,299
Posted By sdturbo
If you are going to do it I might use a differnt...

If you are going to do it I might use a differnt setup. As cute as those turbos are they need a lot of work to not choke out a d24t at full song.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,422
Posted By sdturbo
That looks pretty much on par with all of the...

That looks pretty much on par with all of the squirter blocks I have had my hands on.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,422
Posted By sdturbo
Its more of an observation. All the squirter...

Its more of an observation. All the squirter blocks I have seen have a lot of coked oil on the bottoms of the pistons and are generally just nastier inside. They may live a harder life with smaller...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,422
Posted By sdturbo
I have a 90% success rate pulling/using 90+ NA...

I have a 90% success rate pulling/using 90+ NA blocks. I have yet to pull a turbo block that didn't need machine work to be a good motor. I have pulled a number that wouldn't clean up with a 97mm...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,226
Posted By sdturbo
There really is no fabrication but it is more...

There really is no fabrication but it is more work and expense than mixing cams and head gaskets. There is some involved tweaking but it all really does bolt on. You need horsepower to do what you...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,226
Posted By sdturbo
16v

16v
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,699
Posted By sdturbo
Turbo with a less restrictive hot side and some...

Turbo with a less restrictive hot side and some tires that will hook.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By sdturbo
That turbo is going to be a much bigger problem...

That turbo is going to be a much bigger problem than the compression. All boost is not created equal. Give me a call tonight at the shop if you want me to clarify. I am all about high compression...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By sdturbo
Nobody will answer because its not that clear cut...

Nobody will answer because its not that clear cut of an answer. Head design, turbo size, intended use, fuel quality all play a roll.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By sdturbo
2.5 runs 152 as well, pistons are different. We...

2.5 runs 152 as well, pistons are different. We (yoshifab) can supply rods and pistons for either
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,476
Posted By sdturbo
I (Yoshifab) can get the full product line. ...

I (Yoshifab) can get the full product line. Until recently we would have to stock larger quantities of parts which would not let us stock the full nuke line. They now how a US office and I am able...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By sdturbo
Not much better than our group buy pricing on...

Not much better than our group buy pricing on these which requires nothing more than a list of people with money in hand. I am always open to do large volume discounts (10+ sets shipped to one...
Forum: showroom 05-25-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,132
Posted By sdturbo
When will these be available? I will be in for a...

When will these be available? I will be in for a set or two.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,844
Posted By sdturbo
For 300whp a nice 90+ b230f should do just fine....

For 300whp a nice 90+ b230f should do just fine. If you want room to grow stick a set of stock replacemet 152mm H beams in there and have a motor that will hold 500whp.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 89,863
Posted By sdturbo
No they don't, I have pulled a good number from...

No they don't, I have pulled a good number from junk yard cars with the tooth sheared off.

I just sold out of crank gears today (maybe something to do with this thread?) I am working on a new...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By sdturbo
They live at that power levels even with sticky...

They live at that power levels even with sticky tires. My 242 was making 400whp/430ftlb and had dozens of drag launches on slicks. Only thing it broke was a g80. Took years of abuse to kill that. ...
Forum: showroom 04-17-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,648
Posted By sdturbo
My 245 with a TDI swap does high 40s mpg with 17s...

My 245 with a TDI swap does high 40s mpg with 17s and racin' rubber on it.
Forum: website & board 03-07-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,393
Posted By sdturbo
My 245 TDI comes back from paint Saturday. ...

My 245 TDI comes back from paint Saturday. Pretty unique project car that has been my daily driver since 06. 5k in IPD goodies would sure get it to the finish quality I have been striving for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,919
Posted By sdturbo
No washers required, they come with a pre cut...

No washers required, they come with a pre cut spacer to make them totally bolt on deal. This thread is from the very first run I did of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,340
Posted By sdturbo
16v. Asking what the most anyone has ever...

16v.

Asking what the most anyone has ever got out of a 16v or 8v is kinda silly. Those number for both are well into the 4 figure neighborhood. 400whp on a street car is a bit much to really...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By sdturbo
Yep

Yep
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By sdturbo
My old setup. ...

My old setup.

http://yoshifab.com/images/242/surgetank.jpg
http://yoshifab.com/images/242/fuelnstuff.jpg

Worked like a charm, could auto x on a couple gallons of fuel.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,637
Posted By sdturbo
Yes they do as does Yoshifab. The motor is a nice...

Yes they do as does Yoshifab. The motor is a nice fit in the grandpa cars.

Don't know about the other mounts but our mounts would need a truck oil pan and c6 exhaust manifolds to fit properly. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,637
Posted By sdturbo
Cut and weld, no. More like 5 minutes of working...

Cut and weld, no. More like 5 minutes of working out some aggression with a mini sledge and bolt it in. As with any swap, physically getting the motor into the engine bay is easy. The time is in...
Forum: events 01-10-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,462
Posted By sdturbo
+1

+1
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,938
Posted By sdturbo
The issue is that they dont fit the bolt tight...

The issue is that they dont fit the bolt tight enough. They work, just make noise.
Forum: article composition 12-17-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 132,732
Posted By sdturbo
A cas connector? Source?

A cas connector? Source?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 106,208
Posted By sdturbo
Nope. Yoshifab manifolds are bent in that spot...

Nope. Yoshifab manifolds are bent in that spot and we never ever grind our welds.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,816
Posted By sdturbo
b30 swap.

b30 swap.
Forum: showroom 12-03-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,823
Posted By sdturbo
Ugh I want to get my hands on a D5 so bad it...

Ugh I want to get my hands on a D5 so bad it hurts.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,167
Posted By sdturbo
I can get them in black but only stock blue. ...

I can get them in black but only stock blue. Cant do the discount in black. If you don't want bling rattle can them.
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