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Old 09-25-2017, 10:32 AM   #301
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Best car on Turbobricks right now.
While I can't say I agree with that, I appreciate the sentiment!
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:36 AM   #302
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Yesterday, I set out to get some sound clips of my exhaust. Ended up just driving around like an *******.

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Old 11-13-2017, 09:04 AM   #303
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:17 PM   #304
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This is quickly spiraling out of control:



I plan on getting the T5 installed this winter. Shouldn't be too dramatic, especially now that I have a garage to work in. Doing this engine swap in an open driveway last winter was ridiculous.

The 16v will be a much longer term project. Next year, at the soonest. That said, when I start that, I'll want to sell my 8v head, injectors, fuel rail, intake manifold, downpipe, and maybe manifold/turbo set up. All that stuff would make an OHC swap relatively bolt-on for some 140 owner...
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Old 11-14-2017, 08:07 PM   #305
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Love the car as always. Video made me smile. Sent you a PM.

Thanks,
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Old 11-15-2017, 01:38 PM   #306
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Ruh roh!!! Looking forward to this!!!
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Old 11-15-2017, 01:49 PM   #307
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Ooooh, more goodies!

PS: have you run the Forge valve backwards yet?
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My knob has a big chunk of steel on it
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Old 11-15-2017, 01:53 PM   #308
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Ruh roh!!! Looking forward to this!!!
We're going to have to wait for quite a while. Plus, I just got this thing tuned as is and it rips at 12 psi!

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Ooooh, more goodies!

PS: have you run the Forge valve backwards yet?
Yup, tried it both ways and it's basically the same, noise and operation-wise.
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Old 11-15-2017, 02:53 PM   #309
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Interesting. In my car it makes very different sounds depending on orientation.
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Old 11-15-2017, 02:54 PM   #310
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Hmm. Maybe I didn't actually switch it. I've tried so many things so many different ways on this car that I'm losing track.
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Old 11-16-2017, 11:00 AM   #311
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Yes! Great progress and a promising update. Love the video. Hooning is why you bust all those knuckles.
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Old 11-17-2017, 01:08 PM   #312
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Yes! Great progress and a promising update. Love the video. Hooning is why you bust all those knuckles.
Thanks! It's easy to forget that when the thing just sits for so long. That's why I want to do the T5 and 16v in two separate stages, rather than just ripping the thing apart for another 6 months.
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Old 11-27-2017, 05:33 PM   #313
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By the way, I switched the Forge bypass valve around and it makes less noise at part throttle. Nice, audible bypass sound when letting off, but no weird miscellaneous whistling. Thanks, Harlard.
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Old 11-27-2017, 06:48 PM   #314
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Weridly enough, it seems to work better mounted backwards

Glad that tidbit helped.
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