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Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 18-07-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By stevieturbo
He says it wont idle and wont start ? ...

He says it wont idle and wont start ?

Something is not ok, hence he needs to do some very easy and basic checks.

Se says he has good spark on all 4 cylinders and at a time that would allow...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 17-07-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By stevieturbo
Is there power going to the pump ? Can you hear...

Is there power going to the pump ? Can you hear the pump prime when you key on ?
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 16-07-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By stevieturbo
Pretty much any slippy auto box these days will...

Pretty much any slippy auto box these days will also have lockup converters...so no slippy when driving. Best of both worlds really.

I'm surprised autos are still not more common these days....
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 16-07-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By stevieturbo
What you're describing could be a couple of...

What you're describing could be a couple of things.

At the good end and around for years, DSG, DCT, SMG etc basically dual clutch manual gearbox, all with ecu control.

At the cheap shit end,...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 16-07-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By stevieturbo
I think the Honda coils are a fairly simple fit...

I think the Honda coils are a fairly simple fit too ?

And always use genuine OEM coils...aftermarket are usually rubbish
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 15-07-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By stevieturbo
How can you be getting fuel, if the fuel pump is...

How can you be getting fuel, if the fuel pump is weak ?

You're either getting fuel injected into the engine or you are not.

Have you verified both fuel pressure and had direct confirmation fuel...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 15-07-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 306
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Posted By stevieturbo
SO..head to head RS6 vs GTR ?

SO..head to head RS6 vs GTR ?
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 15-07-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By stevieturbo
basics... fuel.. air spark in...

basics...

fuel..

air

spark

in absence of those test why. Starting with crank trigger ( and assuming no silly immobilisers on the car )
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 12-07-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By stevieturbo
https://www.silmid.com/sealants/gasket-sealants/th...

https://www.silmid.com/sealants/gasket-sealants/three-bond-tb1217h-rtv-high-elongation-silicone-gasket-330ml-cartridge/

https://www.techsil.co.uk/threebond-1217h-310ml
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 12-07-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By stevieturbo
Weld in a boss and use an o-ring for a seal ? ...

Weld in a boss and use an o-ring for a seal ?

Or did you just bore a hole, cover it in sealer and hope ?

3-bond make some good stuff, silicone based isnt always ideal for oil.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 12-07-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By stevieturbo
So it just started doing this at random, after...

So it just started doing this at random, after driving perfectly for how many miles ?
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 11-07-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
GT30's can work yes...but there are simply better...

GT30's can work yes...but there are simply better units out there.

Equally there's nothing "wrong" with a T3...or nothing wrong with a T34...

Doesnt mean they cannot be improved upon, and if...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 11-07-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
I wouldnt even consider a regular GT30 at all. ...

I wouldnt even consider a regular GT30 at all.

IMO if you must go for Garrett...something like this would be good.

And I'd be inclined to stick with larger turbine housings vs small.
...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 10-07-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
Yet with only a few bolt on mods and...

Yet with only a few bolt on mods and re-tuning....they'll easily run in the 12's

not too shabby for a pretty standard everyday mundane car and will put many others to shame.

Of course a basic...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 10-07-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
On average, a decent BB turbo will be around...

On average, a decent BB turbo will be around £1500 or so. No more than £2k.

When you have only one to buy, and you run a small engine where a good turbo will make a huge difference, it is worth...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 10-07-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
But he doesnt want a 600+ car ? He hasnt...

But he doesnt want a 600+ car ?

He hasnt even really indicated about 500+ ?

The bottom line is still the same.

If on a budget, the best thing he can do now for a quick/easy and effective...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 10-07-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
Lag is shit ! It really is true....

Lag is shit !




It really is true. Turbos have come a huge way in recent years. So if comparing to something that's old and crap...the modern unit will just destroy the old one everywhere....
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 10-07-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
Some of those new Gen2X Garretts could be a good...

Some of those new Gen2X Garretts could be a good option.

I like Precision, others like BW, but they all make great units

T34 would be like a dinosaur in comparison.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 09-07-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
I'm not a Cossie fan in general. But a few...

I'm not a Cossie fan in general.

But a few years back a friend bought a Rousesport sapphire thing. GT25 car...so none of these silly T3's or larger.

And by todays standards, even that GT25...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 09-07-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
Given the wide range of turbos out there,...

Given the wide range of turbos out there, housings etc....it's just plain nonsense to claim a good turbo will only spool 400rpm sooner than an ancient GT3071.
Which GT30, which turbine housing, what...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 09-07-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By stevieturbo
Just send them to ASNU ?

Just send them to ASNU ?
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 07-07-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
BW, Precision or maybe some of those new...

BW, Precision or maybe some of those new Garrett's are all similar enough prices that it's largely irrelevant.

And even with an old crappy ecu tuned properly, a modern turbo will still be worth...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 07-07-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
"Big power" is less important than a good spread...

"Big power" is less important than a good spread of power.

A shitty laggy old Garrett is sort of the worst of all worlds lol

No doubt you could opt for cams and other stuff as well, but that...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 07-07-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,236
Posted By stevieturbo
Just put a modern turbocharger onto it and any...

Just put a modern turbocharger onto it and any supporting work for that. Get away from that old Garrett crap and you'll have more power/torque everywhere.

and it's a simple bolt on for the most...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 06-07-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By stevieturbo
Buy a cheapie for a few days !!

Buy a cheapie for a few days !!
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 06-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By stevieturbo
Try having it tested and maybe repaired first ? ...

Try having it tested and maybe repaired first ?

Chances of simply being able to plug in another ecu and it just working are almost zero.

ECU failures are rare for any car...why do you think it...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 28-06-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By stevieturbo
Looks more like a single long wide intake. ...

Looks more like a single long wide intake.

Definitely a cool machine with some interesting features.

No EFR though ? lol
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 28-06-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By stevieturbo
As cossy says....there is no real middle of the...

As cossy says....there is no real middle of the road.

The stuff is usually shite, or good. More usually the former.

I've tried a few cheap sensors for various things ( never actual engine...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 28-06-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By stevieturbo
It's a cheap £12 filter with some fittings. OEM...

It's a cheap £12 filter with some fittings. OEM listed for some cars at maybe as much as 300hp or so, although most listings are sub 200hp.

044 flows double that so I'd be a little cautious. I'm...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 28-06-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By stevieturbo
No doubt Bosch make hundreds...thousands of...

No doubt Bosch make hundreds...thousands of filters. Maybe be a little more specific.

But all such filters are of course intended for injector protection.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 28-06-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By stevieturbo
They all just give out a 0-5v signal.....so...

They all just give out a 0-5v signal.....so pretty much any sensor would be usable.

But do try and avoid cheap chinese shite for what is critical component.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 25-06-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By stevieturbo
of all the possibilities...didn't see that one...

of all the possibilities...didn't see that one coming !!!
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 25-06-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By stevieturbo
No, it's a patience issue and knowing how to...

No, it's a patience issue and knowing how to bleed correctly.

Easiest way is either a pressure bleeder or vacuum bleeder.
Forum: Technical help Q & A 18-06-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevieturbo
That's again a good reason why it would be nice...

That's again a good reason why it would be nice to get a visual on fuel injection during cranking. It's all good and well sensors and scopes saying all the signals are correct.....but in strange...
Forum: Technical help Q & A 18-06-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevieturbo
It certainly sounds like it has everything to...

It certainly sounds like it has everything to start and run.

Sure you havent just done something silly like plug leads on wrong ? ( assuming dizzy still in place etc )
Forum: Technical help Q & A 18-06-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevieturbo
It should be pretty obvious when cranking if the...

It should be pretty obvious when cranking if the visible spark is weak or strong.

Or visual indicators like this are cheap
...
Forum: Technical help Q & A 17-06-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevieturbo
I'm not saying the injectors are a problem. ...

I'm not saying the injectors are a problem.

I'm saying to get a visual on what the injectors are doing, so you can confirm they are spraying as you would expect.

You've confirmed...
Forum: Technical help Q & A 17-06-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevieturbo
What effect a bigger pump will have will depend...

What effect a bigger pump will have will depend on whatever lines, regulator etc are used.

But in most cases I would say it would be incredibly unlikely that is the cause of non starting.

And...
Forum: Technical help Q & A 17-06-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevieturbo
remove plugs, spin engine over with injectors...

remove plugs, spin engine over with injectors disabled to try and remove any fuel that may be lying in there, hold throttle open so plenty of air.

At the same time, spin the engine over ( plug on...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 16-06-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By stevieturbo
That alone wont fix it needing tuned. Have...

That alone wont fix it needing tuned.

Have you even asked Omex or other users if they have a calibration for them ? Have you tried one for a generic Bosch NTC sensor ? ( which is probably what...
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