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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
What brake fluid are you currently running?...

What brake fluid are you currently running? Dot5.1 also helps a lot for keeping the brakes together and is a cheap upgrade. Nankang NS-2R's are also pretty reasonable on the street, and amazing on...
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 05:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 144,521
Posted By Swedbrick
Shiny! When will we get the celebratory exhaust...

Shiny! When will we get the celebratory exhaust note video?:p
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By Swedbrick
Diesel/850R driveplate and stock pressure plate...

Diesel/850R driveplate and stock pressure plate should do those numbers with ease and serve as a fuse to not nuke your m47.

If you move to a sintered driveplate or a uprated pressure plate you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By Swedbrick
The real ARP's fit, most H-beams are produced in...

The real ARP's fit, most H-beams are produced in the same place, difference is in post production finish and checking. I used a 11mm 12-point socket to install the bolts, probably a non-metric size...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By Swedbrick
The Maxspeeding Rod ARP's are known fakes iirc....

The Maxspeeding Rod ARP's are known fakes iirc. I'm running them in my engine, but that only aims for around 300. Hasn't exploded yet haha

The stock head gasket is great, so that should do nicely....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By Swedbrick
Stock pistons have been proven to higher numbers,...

Stock pistons have been proven to higher numbers, just stay away from knock and increased piston speed. Forged buys you safety margin in the case of that. It's all in the tune and fuel, with race...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 90,378
Posted By Swedbrick
I'll take it for my wallpaper collection:bouncy:,...

I'll take it for my wallpaper collection:bouncy:, love this car! Good luck on track:)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 56,539
Posted By Swedbrick
Gotta love a stubborn stud, the last one I tried...

Gotta love a stubborn stud, the last one I tried to take out almost broke my toe when the housing decided to yeet itself from the vice. Luckily it hit me on the crooked one, that one is already...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,565
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet wheels! Are those the old jr3's? As...

Sweet wheels! Are those the old jr3's?

As for a sunroof delete, most of the metal is pretty thick so welding it should manageable, the curve would probably be the hard bit. Cutting it from a scrap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Swedbrick
I went for the Landrover Defender ones, slightly...

I went for the Landrover Defender ones, slightly stiffer but still way better than PU. There are versions with 2 and 3 ribs, I used the 2 rib one.

As for the non-oem replacements, most FEBI...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,974
Posted By Swedbrick
Last week I got the opportunity to visit the...

Last week I got the opportunity to visit the motherland, where wild fields of tuned 740's appear, and parts are still abundant:) I also visited KGtrimning, to discover they are a pretty small shop...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 55,000
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet that's looking healthy! I recently...

Sweet that's looking healthy!

I recently sent a subframe and torque rods for the 740 to Johan from Bad Decision works, so he could probably get you a set of reinforced ones;)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By Swedbrick
Cool, didn't realize it was back up, it was gone...

Cool, didn't realize it was back up, it was gone for a while if I recall correctly:)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By Swedbrick
I tried it in the port, it was mostly a lot of...

I tried it in the port, it was mostly a lot of work, no idea if it worked. In the V8 racing scene it's more common to grind ridges in the back of the valve, it's easier to do with a Dremel and a...
Forum: events 08-09-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 169,887
Posted By Swedbrick
Driving a DAF 400 all day killed me, hope to make...

Driving a DAF 400 all day killed me, hope to make the next one!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes basically, I looked up a lot of pictures of...

Yes basically, I looked up a lot of pictures of various 2 valve combustion chambers, thought of how the spark would propegate from the plug, and changed the chamber up from there (very little, only...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By Swedbrick
The flattops deliver 10.3 compression, you'd want...

The flattops deliver 10.3 compression, you'd want around 9.0. The chambers come in at 53cc for a 530 iirc, so I'd guess you could port 10cc away.

I'd mostly focus on deshrouding the valves and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,105,542
Posted By Swedbrick
Thumbs down Unfortunately no air fuel on this run, I still...

Unfortunately no air fuel on this run, I still had not replaced the S shaped exhaust tip, so we couldn't get the lambda installed. The engine is now going to be living on in a local rally 142, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,593
Posted By Swedbrick
On my txr qsrc's I played around a bit and 50%...

On my txr qsrc's I played around a bit and 50% Ackerman seemed to increase cornering grip a bit with r15/60, pushing beyond that just resulted in more understeer. When I switched to r17/45 I switched...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,974
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes it's wonderfully smooth, I've never stacked...

Yes it's wonderfully smooth, I've never stacked so many miles on the car in such a short period, for now I'm just going to enjoy it for a bit. It's almost a shame to mess with the setup from this...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,176
Posted By Swedbrick
Well partly, the setup I'm referring to has 2...

Well partly, the setup I'm referring to has 2 throttles, one pre turbo, and on on the manifold as stock. Ideally you'd set it up to keep the pre turbo one open to an extend where it does not result...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
Cool, so basically you charge it to full, and...

Cool, so basically you charge it to full, and leave some margin at the bottom to prevent overdepletion as it degrades. That makes sense:)

As for batteries, used 18650's would possibly also be a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,176
Posted By Swedbrick
A pre turbo throttle body might be what you are...

A pre turbo throttle body might be what you are looking for, it keeps the spool up during shifts by reducing the work the compressor side is doing. More info:...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes I already noticed their prices are high, a...

Yes I already noticed their prices are high, a used outlander phev pack will run 2250€, with 8 packs and some other bits inside. I guess they assume people that just want plug and play and are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
I've actually been starting to consider saving up...

I've actually been starting to consider saving up to get a evshop conversion kit (88kw hyper9 120v) along with 8 phev packs like these:...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-19-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,105,542
Posted By Swedbrick
This post a bit back in this thread should have a...

This post a bit back in this thread should have a similar xdf, that will work with some tweaking;)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-16-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,105,542
Posted By Swedbrick
What car are you trying to tune, turbo/na,...

What car are you trying to tune, turbo/na, 8v/16v? There's heaps of subtile differences between ecu's and thus their memory locations so there is not a generic thing file that will work
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-16-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,105,542
Posted By Swedbrick
If your referring to beepee, this is an old...

If your referring to beepee, this is an old thread, he might not check as often any more. Jetronic.info appears to be down permanently, but if you tell me which ECU you have I might be able to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 73,884
Posted By Swedbrick
The noise it makes does not sound like backlash...

The noise it makes does not sound like backlash to me, that is more of a whine on acceleration and decelleration. I recall my locker sometimes being slightly rattely, but also mostly on decel and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 73,884
Posted By Swedbrick
I've cut that thing on 2 diffs, and never had any...

I've cut that thing on 2 diffs, and never had any issues, I would doubt it would clamp on the bearing stop. Thin sheet metal would deform between the hardened surfaces over time, and when pressing it...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,134
Posted By Swedbrick
Nice, neat fabrication job! The tcv setup is...

Nice, neat fabrication job! The tcv setup is pretty smart, I might have to copy that at some point
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
Awesome, thank you for taking us along on your ac...

Awesome, thank you for taking us along on your ac motor control adventure!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,134
Posted By Swedbrick
Nice strut brace, who sells those? That boost...

Nice strut brace, who sells those? That boost setup looks pretty complicated, are you using both electronic and mechanical control?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,974
Posted By Swedbrick
Turbo dyno!

With this weeks holiday from my thesis, I finally got around to dyno the new engine!
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/q9UZKZg2jNE" title="YouTube video player"...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 144,521
Posted By Swedbrick
Groovy

Groovy
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,974
Posted By Swedbrick
Given that my turbo engine has been reliably...

Given that my turbo engine has been reliably performing for a few months now, I decided it was time for the old beast to go. I freshened it up with new seals, timing and paint, and sold it to 2 local...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By Swedbrick
I just used some threaded rubber mounts attached...

I just used some threaded rubber mounts attached to the top of the radiator support, there is a bracked down low now as well, going to the standard mount for the stock IC
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By Swedbrick
Hi, that's a pretty big intercooler to mount up....

Hi, that's a pretty big intercooler to mount up. I've installed a similarly sized intercooler (550mm x 180mm x 65mm or around 22"x7"x2.5") directly behind the grille with great results. I did have...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
What about stacking them, given the 2 sided...

What about stacking them, given the 2 sided flange, with a few at 13hp each.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
That e-assist is pretty neat, basically another...

That e-assist is pretty neat, basically another start stop system right? Big imported trucks are becoming more common around here so maybe one can be found at a scrapyard. Most constructors like them...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,690
Posted By Swedbrick
I just increased the size of the j-pipe with the...

I just increased the size of the j-pipe with the original flange ported for the new tubes, to a 2.5 inch turbo exhaust. It worked out pretty good, 135whp with a k-cam on a untouched 530 head
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 50,471
Posted By Swedbrick
<img src="https://imgur.com/nGEGzBX.jpg"...

<img src="https://imgur.com/nGEGzBX.jpg" width="400" height="600">
I am currently using the ET pistons in a 90+ FK block which I believe are the same as the FB 9.3:1 pistons. I'm running more...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 50,471
Posted By Swedbrick
Those ev6 injectors are a sweet upgrade, I mostly...

Those ev6 injectors are a sweet upgrade, I mostly gained milage from the wasted spark setup in combination with those, so that might be a nice future upgrade for your daily:)

Is the 531 head from...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,974
Posted By Swedbrick
Well turns out I had the 390mm arms already, so...

Well turns out I had the 390mm arms already, so the setting I had for the 7 degrees of caster was at 400mm, so that is what I went with for the new arms.
https://i.imgur.com/qb11B90l.jpg

I also...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
Haha, I'm down for that, battery down low so even...

Haha, I'm down for that, battery down low so even the drunkest driver can manage to stay up:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
Thank you for all the input, the lexus...

Thank you for all the input, the lexus transmission seems to be a really cool option, I just read through the links you provided, the available VCU kits and the usability of the oem inverter would...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
All I'm here for is to learn a thing or two about...

All I'm here for is to learn a thing or two about EV's. If you can provide a brief overview of motor types/systems with some +/- sides please do. But keep in mind most of us don't have 10 years of...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,804
Posted By Swedbrick
From a quick search the Lexus are available here,...

From a quick search the Lexus are available here, I found a gearbox on my usual 2nd hand parts site for a ask us price. Looking at UK eBay they come in around 500£ which would allow for 1-2k in...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,974
Posted By Swedbrick
I went from 5° to around 7°, so we'll see what...

I went from 5° to around 7°, so we'll see what the adjustables allow.

Also just tried the blue kinugawa 10lbs bov spring, still stuck at around 13psi, so either a boost leak, which it does not...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,974
Posted By Swedbrick
Since I had some time left after the roadtrip, I...

Since I had some time left after the roadtrip, I decided to fix the alignment, as I noticed the new weight on the car gave it some toe out, instead of my usual 2mm toe in. Whilst under the car I also...
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