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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 09:14 AM
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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: 85
Views: 92,948
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: 943
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: 44,905
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: 943
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: 44,905
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: 44,905
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: 2,341
Views: 1,994,300
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: 2,341
Views: 1,994,300
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: 2,341
Views: 1,994,300
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: 82
Views: 64,866
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: 82
Views: 64,866
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: 1,135
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: 44,905
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: 1,135
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: 85
Views: 92,948
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: 131
Views: 124,824
Posted By Swedbrick
Groovy

Groovy
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 92,948
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: 2,049
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: 2,049
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: 44,905
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: 44,905
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: 3,019
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: 79
Views: 43,041
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: 79
Views: 43,041
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: 85
Views: 92,948
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: 44,905
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: 44,905
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: 44,905
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: 44,905
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: 85
Views: 92,948
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: 85
Views: 92,948
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...
Forum: events 06-06-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 139,897
Posted By Swedbrick
Herp derp

Herp derp
Forum: events 06-05-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 139,897
Posted By Swedbrick
I put up a google calendar reminder, worked out...

I put up a google calendar reminder, worked out the last 5 meets, but apparently it got borked.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
I've actually already competed in a hydrogen car...

I've actually already competed in a hydrogen car project (https://www.greenteamtwente.nl/car/) previously, and am in the process of graduating, so starting a new team or project is out of my...
Forum: events 06-05-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 139,897
Posted By Swedbrick
****, wrong day haha, was wondering why it...

****, wrong day haha, was wondering why it wouldn't let me in

Any conclusions on electric power steering setups I missed?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 92,948
Posted By Swedbrick
Registration unlocked!

In preparation for the inspection finished up my 3d printed cover extenders and glued them in place with loctite 401, which worked well, although 403 would be better for the high heat application. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 03:57 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
That's pretty neat, that is sounding pretty...

That's pretty neat, that is sounding pretty doable. Are there any e-turbos available on the aftermarket already? I mostly ran into Garrett OEM parts, or descriptions of what they could offer.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks for all the info, sounds like my...

Thanks for all the info, sounds like my guesstimate budget was pretty far off. In terms of hybridization, the e-alternator seems to still somewhat fit the bill with a small power pack requirement,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,484
Posted By Swedbrick
Hi yes the B20 setup is nice, because you can...

Hi yes the B20 setup is nice, because you can retain the metal wool oil separator in the cap, such that oil won't go through the breather. My car has somewhat excessive blowby resulting in my...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,484
Posted By Swedbrick
Looking good! For the breather you could use a...

Looking good! For the breather you could use a 14mm motorcycle breather on top of the B20 breather oil cap, I had similar issues and this has been working well as a temporary setup to keep the seals...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes that is true, that why I'm wondering if there...

Yes that is true, that why I'm wondering if there would be some way to affordably hybrid with something OEM. A full EV conversion is expensive, and you might as well get a Nissan leaf for the price...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
That's a pretty sweet setup, our local electric...

That's a pretty sweet setup, our local electric superbike used one of those for their first bike. 32kw would be pretty comfortable for hybrid usage
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
Hi Hubert, I understand, however I'm at a...

Hi Hubert,

I understand, however I'm at a more hobbyist angle here, simple parts that bolt together. 80% Vs 99% efficiency won't make the difference on a simple hybrid brick for me. I do the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes I had a look at them a few years ago and the...

Yes I had a look at them a few years ago and the motors went for about 1000€ at scrapyards, they came on the latest mercedes a-class back then. Continental used to have a page on the concept with...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 44,905
Posted By Swedbrick
EV turbobrick - the turbobrick way?

Since I'm still kind of stoked on the idea of building a hybrid/full EV turbobrick, let's have a discussion on how to do it with cheap junkyard/Chinese parts.

Stuff I've ran into:
Fork truckmotor...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,193
Posted By Swedbrick
I've ran a walboro 450 e85 compatible pump in...

I've ran a walboro 450 e85 compatible pump in tank for 2 years now without issue for my injection conversion. I ran thick wires from the battery straight to the back, and had to upgrade the fuel...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 92,948
Posted By Swedbrick
Thank you! Those wheels are pretty interesting...

Thank you! Those wheels are pretty interesting looking, not necessarily my cup of tea, but a really cool option for a VIP style build. I might at some point get some 17x8 Steelies made up for a set...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,154
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes I'll try to join in for the next meet, my car...

Yes I'll try to join in for the next meet, my car is headed for government inspection that week, so hopefully I'll have some good news:)

The lines might be the clue then, he also put it in his rx7...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,154
Posted By Swedbrick
Post #29 on the Mustang site I linked gave some...

Post #29 on the Mustang site I linked gave some insight, as do several other sources:
A number of guys who do HPDE or autocross on the FB groups have stated they have begun to move away from the...
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