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04-02-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By RXBeetle

So are you referring to T3/T4 flanged or T3/T4...

So are you referring to T3/T4 flanged or T3/T4 framed turbos? The GT35 is a T3 framed turbo regardless of the turbine flange. BW doesn't mention T-size because they have a different frame designation...
04-01-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By RXBeetle

I don't think the actual numbers agree. With the...

I don't think the actual numbers agree. With the same A/R a T4 will always outflow a T3 because, by definition, the volute has a larger cross-sectional area.
The R is the nominal radius of the...
03-20-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,609
Posted By RXBeetle

Melts at at 2450/2600F but yield is dropping like...

Melts at at 2450/2600F but yield is dropping like a rock above 1400F. I don't doubt that the material temperature is lower than the gas temperature, providing the sleeve is in place....
03-18-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,609
Posted By RXBeetle

I don't recall if you have EGT probes but a...

I don't recall if you have EGT probes but a couple of pre-turbo thermocouples are cheap insurance. It's the only feedback I have that gives individual rotor feedback.
Is it possible you lost...
02-18-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,333
Posted By RXBeetle

Your 177275 is a S366, 91.4mm/66mm compressor and...

Your 177275 is a S366, 91.4mm/66mm compressor and 80mm/73mm turbine with a divided 0.91 A/R turbine housing.
The 177280 OP us asking about is an S360 83.5mm/60mm compressor and 76mm/68mm turbine...
12-16-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,192
Posted By RXBeetle

It's just an old S360. I'm running one, and by...

It's just an old S360. I'm running one, and by running I have 7 miles on it so not much feedback just yet. It has a 76mm turbine and an 83.5mm compressor, plenty of flow for 400whp but being a big...
11-30-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Megasquirt Need Mega help
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Posted By RXBeetle

The wiring diagram shows Pin 2 as shield ground...

The wiring diagram shows Pin 2 as shield ground but it shouldn't matter. It's all the same ground according to the board schematics.
Are both wheels showing up in the composite logger in tuner...
02-01-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By RXBeetle

A timing light should still read correctly on the...

A timing light should still read correctly on the trailing plug wires. I've done it to confirm split timing using 4x FC trailing coils. If you are 180 out you likely have trailing coils wired to the...
01-23-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By RXBeetle

Hmm your wiring changes look correct, with the...

Hmm your wiring changes look correct, with the board powered do you get 5V at "Tsel"? The hall sensor pulls the signal low through the optocoupler U3. Does the sensor put out a 5V signal? the notes...
06-08-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,099
Posted By RXBeetle

Zombie thread resurrection!!! After a...

Zombie thread resurrection!!!

After a loooooong hiatus I finally got this engine off the stand and running in an RX8.
Lesson learned, if you are going to have your side housings nitrided replace...
04-25-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Megasquirt MS3Pro E-Fan setup
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Posted By RXBeetle

Providing your injectors can handle the low...

Providing your injectors can handle the low pulsewidths you shouldn't be running overly rich due to the larger injectors, specifying injector size in the Engine Settings should scale the VE map to...
04-22-17, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By RXBeetle

Seems to be due to triggering on the wrong edge....

Seems to be due to triggering on the wrong edge. Fired right up. Now on to chasing down vacuum leaks.
04-22-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By RXBeetle

RX8 wheel getting error #52 at cranking - what does it mean?

I have an S4 running (err... not running) with the RX8 wheel and VR sensor/location running through the MAX9926 conditioner.
I crank around 300 rpm and loose sync once per rev and get an error #52...
05-08-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By RXBeetle

You should only ground one end to prevent ground...

You should only ground one end to prevent ground loops. Also be cautious of heat with the HD wire, PVC insulation isn't rated for much temp, typically 105C. Most of the high temp stuff is really...
11-24-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,197
Posted By RXBeetle

A short length of chain works as a flywheel lock...

A short length of chain works as a flywheel lock if you are as impatient as I am. I bolted an engine hoist loop to the pressure plate to get the chain hooked to the rotating assembly, and the other...
08-13-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,022
Posted By RXBeetle

S1 manual secondaries, still need to send them...

S1 manual secondaries, still need to send them out for cleaning/flow testing.

Thanks for the heads up KNONFS. I've already noticed the TB to manifold surfaces aren't flat, I'm pretty sure it's my...
08-12-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,022
Posted By RXBeetle

If I was limited to bolt on configurations and...

If I was limited to bolt on configurations and needed more injectors I'd consider the E&J style TB but I've got a mill, lathe, and a tig welder at my disposal so I can stick injectors where ever I...
08-11-15, 08:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,022
Posted By RXBeetle

Update: This is no longer sold they tell me. I...

Update: This is no longer sold they tell me. I managed to get a back shelf one after a lot of back and fourth through Jegs.
http://store.speedmaster79.com/images/Product/large/4144_1_.jpg

This...
06-25-15, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,022
Posted By RXBeetle

Nice Peejay! I think that's about a good a setup...

Nice Peejay! I think that's about a good a setup as you can get on the primaries. any pics of the air bleeds?

My engine is a street ported 6p S4. Its been sitting on the stand for way to long....
06-24-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,022
Posted By RXBeetle

Mazda went to quite a bit of trouble to stop the...

Mazda went to quite a bit of trouble to stop the primary injector wall wetting on the Renesis for better fuel economy and lower emissions....
06-24-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,022
Posted By RXBeetle

The E&J is $750... I don't like spraying...

The E&J is $750... I don't like spraying injectors at the runner wall either.
I guess it depends on what your goals are. I'd like drivablity and economy in the widely varying Michigan weather. WOT...
06-22-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,022
Posted By RXBeetle

So the Holley is a mech secondary correct? I'm...

So the Holley is a mech secondary correct? I'm thinking calibration strategy might be a bit tricky. Alpha-n would probably make the most sense and would make for a super simple install. I wouldn't...
06-19-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By RXBeetle

Corsa-technic has a pretty good supply of...

Corsa-technic has a pretty good supply of terminals and housings
2-way Motorsport Connectors - Corsa Technic (http://www.corsa-technic.com/category.php?category_id=49)
A decent set of ratcheting...
05-14-15, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By RXBeetle

JW Performance 4-barrel intake manifold quality

I just picked up a JW Performance 97001 intake manifold (6 port) and I'm a little disappointed in what the pictures online didn't show. The secondary ports (outer) are siamesed into one large port so...
04-29-15, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By RXBeetle

Do a youtube search for string alignment. Take...

Do a youtube search for string alignment. Take your time and do it on a level surface. I've done it for years with no issues.
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