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Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2021, 07:13 PM
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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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 3
Views: 460
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: 36,181
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: 36,181
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: 81
Views: 82,095
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 81
Views: 82,095
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: 81
Views: 82,095
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: 214
Views: 116,359
Posted By Swedbrick
Herp derp

Herp derp
Forum: events 06-05-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 116,359
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 214
Views: 116,359
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: 81
Views: 82,095
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 14,058
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: 14,058
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 330
Views: 11,991
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: 2,305
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: 81
Views: 82,095
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: 46
Views: 14,844
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: 46
Views: 14,844
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...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,844
Posted By Swedbrick
Yeah the s40 pump is pretty rad for a daily, you...

Yeah the s40 pump is pretty rad for a daily, you can also find them in the v50. I had my eyes on this one for a while as it has all the wiring connections:...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 82,095
Posted By Swedbrick
Sort sort sort

With the engine now broken in, and doing well on the LPT 0.3bar setting, I got around to doing all of the sorting required to get it inspected. Starting off by these intercooler brackets, with rubber...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 109,861
Posted By Swedbrick
Been a while since anyone posted here, but I've...

Been a while since anyone posted here, but I've ran the first design for 500km's now and all is good it appears. It made oil presure quickly after the filter primed, I'm also running the bigger ipd...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,255
Posted By Swedbrick
I've briefly considered taking the straight bit...

I've briefly considered taking the straight bit of rear driveshaft on my 7-series and replacing it with a 100kw electric unit, thrunk has plenty of space for batteries if you put in a square box. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 440,698
Posted By Swedbrick
Congrats on getting TuV! Your interior looks...

Congrats on getting TuV! Your interior looks great btw:)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-24-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,928
Posted By Swedbrick
For my thesis project, where I modelled a b230...

For my thesis project, where I modelled a b230 engine and did some measurements to compare, this piggyback datalogger was used for real world measurements. It ran a arduino uno with a sd card shield,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 82,095
Posted By Swedbrick
Engine ready for first 500km

Since I had my old pre-painted water pump left, which was different in pulley size from the volvo 360 unit I had previously, I mounted it to make sure the pump was good again. I chose aluminium...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-22-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,928
Posted By Swedbrick
I've used EasyEDA before, the installable version...

I've used EasyEDA before, the installable version works well, however tends to force you to use their parts warehouse, which can lead to some interesting parts number variations. Especially...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-22-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,928
Posted By Swedbrick
To chip in on the DIY PCB making, I've made...

To chip in on the DIY PCB making, I've made several and prints through jlcpcb. SMD soldering is doable at home, just make sure you get thin solder, tweezers and a smaller soldering iron tip. I got a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,844
Posted By Swedbrick
My condolences Mike, that's an awful thing to go...

My condolences Mike, that's an awful thing to go through.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 82,095
Posted By Swedbrick
First drive

Since the previous video of the car running was still on the N/A injectors and map, I got a fresh 148 EZK ready with buchka spark and remapped my 984 Motronic ecu to the stage 1 turbo mapping me and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 58,419
Posted By Swedbrick
That's rad, I've had to learn 8051 assembly for...

That's rad, I've had to learn 8051 assembly for my engineering courses, but never implemented something with it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes indeed, it has a simple VR setup with a...

Yes indeed, it has a simple VR setup with a divider, nothing fancy, just very tiny:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By Swedbrick
I've had this issue as well and made this little...

I've had this issue as well and made this little board for it, it converts the 48t to the 12t signal and has a port for the lh2.4 tacho input from the 48t still as it requires it for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,773
Posted By Swedbrick
The vx has lower lift and less duration than a...

The vx has lower lift and less duration than a k-cam so it will make less power. The vx is smoother if you are going for a daily, as the k will have a heavier idle (think big V8) and will come alive...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 58,419
Posted By Swedbrick
Cool, I've made a controller for 4 of those at...

Cool, I've made a controller for 4 of those at some point, just with an Arduino and some Chinese sensors and sensor interfaces. Still have to finish that project at some point.

If you want the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,773
Posted By Swedbrick
I converted mine to lh2.4 injection and put a...

I converted mine to lh2.4 injection and put a k-cam in it, awesome setup for more hp and response with the compression of your motor. My thread on the 745 has the info;)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 58,419
Posted By Swedbrick
Are those ports in the manifold for egt sensors?...

Are those ports in the manifold for egt sensors? Never seen those ports on a b230 manifold before?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks, this is amazing reference! This might be...

Thanks, this is amazing reference! This might be worth pinning in my opinion
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