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Forum: Build Threads 10-22-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 48,496
Posted By HiPSI
This car is sketch at WOT to be safe I have to...

This car is sketch at WOT to be safe I have to datalog the pulls and check them after. It's near impossible to go WOT and watch the gauge at the same time. The car needs an LSD to be safe, I'm sure...
Forum: Build Threads 10-22-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 31,051
Posted By HiPSI
The average joe schmo exhaust shop just welds to...

The average joe schmo exhaust shop just welds to be functional, not pretty.

My area could benefit from a professional exhaust fab shop that focuses on detail and fit and finish.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-22-14, 02:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,773
Posted By HiPSI
Are you saying this because of all the money...

Are you saying this because of all the money you've paid others to do the conversion? I'm sure the labor and time involved with taking it to shops often can add up. However I highly doubt this setup...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-22-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By HiPSI
You have two options. Go with a PTE based...

You have two options.

Go with a PTE based turbo which will allow the clearance on the turbine housing and will also give more clearance on the compressor housing side as well.

Get a XSPower...
Forum: Build Threads 10-20-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 48,496
Posted By HiPSI
Yep stock map sensor is the only way for it to...

Yep stock map sensor is the only way for it to run properly with the gte ecu.
Forum: Build Threads 10-20-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 48,496
Posted By HiPSI
I like the controller it definitely is a good...

I like the controller it definitely is a good value if you need several items at once versus buying individual parts. If you already have a boost gauge and wideband then I would consider maybe a...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 48,496
Posted By HiPSI
Just a heads up to anyone using a non target...

Just a heads up to anyone using a non target based boost controller...

Back when I set the boost this past summer temperatures were in the mid 85 to 90 deg weather. I currently have a 9 psi...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 31,051
Posted By HiPSI
Single 3" straight back will flow better and is...

Single 3" straight back will flow better and is lighter for sure.

My fujitsubo cat-back is restrictive but quiet. I have a 4" electric cutout to mount on the midpipe to fix that.

Or do this...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 31,051
Posted By HiPSI
It needs to be tucked into the bumper as much as...

It needs to be tucked into the bumper as much as possible for the best look however I'm partial to the HKS Ti carbon look. IMO I think the SC body style looks the best as dual versus the supra body...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 31,051
Posted By HiPSI
I believe you have to unbolt the rear muffler...

I believe you have to unbolt the rear muffler mount, and make a custom one that mounts to the back of the muffler. The front mount will hang low and is visible.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-19-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 348
Posted By HiPSI
It's not the same rods and pistons, but for a...

It's not the same rods and pistons, but for a conservative goal should work fine.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-17-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,773
Posted By HiPSI
What CEL? Have you pulled the codes to see what...

What CEL? Have you pulled the codes to see what it is? Now that you've gotten the car tuned and it pulls / boosts good does the CEL cause the car to run differently / poorly?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-17-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 348
Posted By HiPSI
I think the consensus is that non-vvti is tried...

I think the consensus is that non-vvti is tried and true. The bottom end is stronger, more cam options, and the wiring and tuning is simple.

Either way good luck with your build!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-17-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,773
Posted By HiPSI
Congrats man! 330whp is plenty fun and just...

Congrats man! 330whp is plenty fun and just getting all the kinks worked out now is probably such a relief.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-16-14, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 250
Posted By HiPSI
I would fear using to much RTV and it being...

I would fear using to much RTV and it being sucked into the intake. I would order new OEM gaskets from Curt at elmhurst or locally and call it a day.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-16-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 250
Posted By HiPSI
If there is a leak in the intake manifold it will...

If there is a leak in the intake manifold it will cause the engine to idle high. Leaks pre throttle body in the intercooler will not cause high idle.

Sounds like something might of gotten caught...
Forum: SC 400/300 10-16-14, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 186,990
Posted By HiPSI
I noticed the relay "click" when I first turn the...

I noticed the relay "click" when I first turn the key and the fuel pump primes but I never hear clicking after that.

This is the kit I bought from racetronix. I'm using the factory fuel pump ecu...
Forum: SC 400/300 10-14-14, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 186,990
Posted By HiPSI
The maf system is very sensitive to boost leaks....

The maf system is very sensitive to boost leaks. Have you boost leak tested the IC piping?
Forum: SC 400/300 10-13-14, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 186,990
Posted By HiPSI
At this point what I would do is start a separate...

At this point what I would do is start a separate thread, highlight your setup and methods you took to install everything and we can hopefully narrow down the problem there.

When you jump the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-11-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,773
Posted By HiPSI
Is it the original HG? I would be setting money...

Is it the original HG? I would be setting money aside for a GTE HG, and ARP headstuds. Maybe pick up a spare head and have it cleaned, lightly resurfaced and ready to drop on to make the whole...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-10-14, 06:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,773
Posted By HiPSI
From Ali's recommendation in the past. GTE...

From Ali's recommendation in the past.

GTE HG - 8-10 deg base timing
Stock HG - 6-8 deg base timing

Definitely make sure it's not set to high with the stock compression on pump gas. I would...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-10-14, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By HiPSI
Our intakes sound really good with an aftermarket...

Our intakes sound really good with an aftermarket filter setup. However powerwise there is really not a noticeable difference being NA.

However cold air on boosted setups will significantly reduce...
Forum: SC 400/300 10-09-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,450
Posted By HiPSI
But how else is he going to exceed 147mph ? ...

But how else is he going to exceed 147mph ? :peep:
Forum: SC 400/300 10-06-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,450
Posted By HiPSI
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Forum: SC 400/300 10-02-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 186,990
Posted By HiPSI
The fuel pump ecu regulates voltage at idle and...

The fuel pump ecu regulates voltage at idle and at different points of driving. doing the 12V mod bypasses the small stock wiring and gives a consistent 12V which equals more flow. With the stock...
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