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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:36 pm 
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The lift and oil change are definitely worth it. What kind of turbo are you looking for?


Oh for sure. Theres a a fair amount of pretty expensive exotics stored there too, pretty cool to see whats there week to week. Theres a Renault 5 Turbo there that i cant stop ogling.

Jimbos the person looking for a turbo to replace his VF10. different posts ;)

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:42 pm 
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Where is this Autocross, scruff? I've always wanted to go and participate at one. I volunteered at an Autocross at dirtfish's property last year and it looked crazy fun

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:54 pm 
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Where is this Autocross, scruff? I've always wanted to go and participate at one. I volunteered at an Autocross at dirtfish's property last year and it looked crazy fun


Evergreen Speedway! Went last month with my buddy whos been doing it for years, theres a 75 person cap (so registration fills up in a few hours after it opens) but they usually announce a few days prior so it isnt hard to get in if you sign up within a few hours of it opening up.

Lots of runs, people arent super competitive, and you dont have to work the course, so its a pretty good one from what ive heard :)

you should definitely come out sometime! planning to go regularly, really want to give the newer WRX/STis the whats what ;)

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:53 pm 
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If there's gonna be a little autocross meet up in Monroe I'm def down to go as well. I've drag raced there for years but never did the autocross. Looks fun.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:14 am 
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Pntaste4evr99 wrote:
If there's gonna be a little autocross meet up in Monroe I'm def down to go as well. I've drag raced there for years but never did the autocross. Looks fun.


Could certainly make a meetup thread. Schedule is - https://evergreenspeedway.com/category/autocross/

Planning on being at every Sunday event since I work Saturdays.

On topic- took off my Hitachi MAF referencing this thread by NICO - viewtopic.php?t=26571

Didnt see any 2 screws when i took it off... decided to just upgrade to a JECS maf and adjust my fuel to compensate, should pick it up Monday.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:14 pm 
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Scruff,

Let us know if you happen to get that 300 plus hp from NICO's MAF mod???

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:23 pm 
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Scruff,

Let us know if you happen to get that 300 plus hp from NICO's MAF mod???


Hahaha doubt ill be able to do that with SOHC heads, but hopefully itll fix the boost issue i've been having.

Talked to one of our techs and he did something pretty similar to get more boost out of an All-Trac Celica he used to have. Turns out something along those lines is pretty common for these old MAFs when youre hitting that boost wall. Looking at old threads on here, modifying these old Legacys with the stock ECU hits a wall around 10PSI when the MAF maxes out. right now even with the EBC boost maxes around 10-12psi no matter what and overboosts up to,.. forever unless i let off the throttle (around 20psi i call it quits so i dont ruin my turbo). my goal is to hold it around 18.

I'll take some pictures and post up a thread in the appropriate section when I take it apart. Looks like I have to separate the plastic and metal where theyre sealed together with silicone. Not really planning on doing it before I autocross just in case I ruin it.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:39 pm 
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Not much, but got the COPs on and wired:
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Motor is about ready to go in, just have to make room for it.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:23 pm 
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So pretty!

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:25 pm 
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Polished the headlights

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Also thought i'd throw this one in for kicks

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:45 am 
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Copying over my post from FL4T Tlegs for my bbs fam.

Don't think ill ever admit how much time i've got into these but after obsessing for years I FINALLY finished finessing a jdm Lamco gauge set into my 91SS. Been running the Lamco boost gauge pretty much since i've owned the car but recently picked up and refurbished the oil pressure/volt/oil temp set to complete the look. Main switches are tied into the MSD DIS2 two-stage rev limiter and ground break with the smaller three-way toggle tied into the u-check and d-check wiring for fast(er) code retrieval. If I get time, I plan to do a writeup for the MSD, as it's alot cleaner than the typical engine bay install we've seen here, and for the gauges.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:13 pm 
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That looks looks really nice!!! Excellent work

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:06 pm 
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That is cool! Nice gauges and metal work

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:49 am 
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Those are cool gauges. Nice mounting, as well.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:05 am 
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Thanks! Now on to the next project...working on one of two patch harnesses tonight. Oh....so.....close to finishing, but will have to wait until tomorrow. Here's a preview.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:04 am 
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Had to put it off for a few more days but finished last night. Patch harness de-pinned and rewired to run EJ20G along with Rob's 4-to-2 converter that I picked up on the bbs from Jeff this April (thanks again Jeff!). Big thanks to Josh and Dave for all the FSM scans and pinouts, Rob for well, everything, wtdash for spreading the EJ20G message and wisdom to the bbs, and everyone else who contributed to the forums.

Final project on the list to get my 92SS Auto testbed running the patch harness and ecus is installing grey top 440's, doing some test runs, and then uping to 550's plus rails for the Robtuned 6D.

Oh life's sweet choices!

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:13 am 
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Damn man, that looks really good!!!

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:58 pm 
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Thanks. I would love to offer some of these patch harnesses up for sale but by the time you add up the overall cost of a used loom, socket, and especially the need to outright purchase the 4to2 converter from Rob, it really does put it out of the typical build price range as you can accomplish the same effect on-the-cheap by just making those few mods directly to your car's ecu harness. I have all the parts to build a second one and will try to take some vids and more step-by-step pics/instructions plus a parts list and post on the Electrical forum for those interested in tackling building one.

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