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21-02-2015, 01:40 PM
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Joel has worked his ass off becoming a helicopter...

Joel has worked his ass off becoming a helicopter pilot and after that he had to re-fill his wallet a bit. If I remember correctly the risk of seeing it being used in anger is fairly big this summer....
13-05-2013, 09:29 PM
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Turbo dimensions

Hello gents,

I'd like to know in anyone happen to have the dimensions of the inducer and exducer for both the compressor and turbine sides of the T34 and T38-designated turbos used on the YB...
30-10-2011, 11:00 PM
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We've built several road cars here running just...

We've built several road cars here running just over 30 psi / 16º timing on US 93 octane /99 RON pump gas. Not modulars though, but then again I killed off a bit of the swirl ramp in the chamber on...
22-09-2011, 11:47 AM
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I told you, the simulations for your car was...

I told you, the simulations for your car was probably worst case numbers... :DD: ..as for trottle response, you wanted it crisp and easy to drive, consider the order effectuated. :)
18-07-2011, 10:35 PM
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The "cam gear issue" that Joel mentioned above...

The "cam gear issue" that Joel mentioned above was an unfortunate mix of Koenigsegg cam covers and shiny Ford cover bolts... the latter which turned out to be 5mm longer and that made them bottom out...
18-07-2011, 07:34 PM
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Joel got his repaired head back yesterday... I...

Joel got his repaired head back yesterday... I would guess he's wrenching at the moment.
29-05-2011, 05:27 PM
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Posted By SWR

Around 2000 bhp and about 1400 kg's..

Around 2000 bhp and about 1400 kg's..
12-05-2011, 08:01 AM
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Posted By SWR

Joel will run E85 for the high horsepower stuff...

Joel will run E85 for the high horsepower stuff...
07-05-2011, 12:10 PM
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Posted By SWR

You could almost use ignition hightension lead...

You could almost use ignition hightension lead size wires and 230V for the signal and still have problems.. the ONLY way to fix it properly is use RF-shielded wire.. :)
06-05-2011, 12:59 PM
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I "only" did the heads, intake, IC piping and...

I "only" did the heads, intake, IC piping and connectors, part of the IC, the custom "slider" Wiggins fitting, the cam timing and some other custom/tricky bits and pieces.. nowhere near what the...
06-05-2011, 11:02 AM
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Posted By SWR

No laugh. Each turbo manages 1100 hp..

No laugh. Each turbo manages 1100 hp..
06-05-2011, 09:29 AM
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Posted By SWR

That would be 2011 hp now. :DD:

That would be 2011 hp now. :DD:
26-04-2011, 09:16 PM
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Slight changes underway.. now the 2000+ bhp...

Slight changes underway.. now the 2000+ bhp turbos are there, piping is sorted, Joel and Ingar have hooked up a gazillion fittings,connectors, custom bits..... and the engine bay now looks like porn....
07-01-2011, 10:46 PM
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Posted By SWR

New hood in the works from what I hear. 1-piece...

New hood in the works from what I hear. 1-piece carbon. Will be painted, of course... on the exterior.
15-11-2010, 01:02 PM
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Joel is still at work with it...

Joel is still at work with it...
30-10-2010, 10:07 PM
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Not really. It starts allright, but to get it to...

Not really. It starts allright, but to get it to the show Joel didn't have enough time to hook everything up properly... so it's driveable-ish. But a few more days to sort out the millions of small...
30-10-2010, 09:19 PM
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Posted By SWR

It starts...

It starts...
30-10-2010, 09:16 PM
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Posted By SWR

109572

109572
28-10-2010, 03:34 AM
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EFI trouble, trigger showed 4x the actual rpm or...

EFI trouble, trigger showed 4x the actual rpm or so. Sorted now.
19-10-2010, 08:30 PM
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Posted By SWR

Tomorrow. Joel built oil pressure in it today, a...

Tomorrow. Joel built oil pressure in it today, a couple minor leaks fixed... Game on. :)
18-10-2010, 11:36 PM
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Joel got that - hopefully I got it right this...

Joel got that - hopefully I got it right this time, measurements were tricky - part 7-8 hours ago and went straight to the shop for assembly and I have not heard any complaints, so for all I know it...
17-10-2010, 10:30 PM
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Water outlet from the waterpump... sits in the...

Water outlet from the waterpump... sits in the valley of the V8. Fit that, hook everything on top of that up for good, start.
17-10-2010, 08:43 PM
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Posted By SWR

109571 This is THE final piece left before...

109571

This is THE final piece left before startup...
22-09-2010, 05:34 PM
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Posted By SWR

335's.

335's.
16-07-2010, 12:31 PM
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Posted By SWR

Now all you need is a decent 400+ bhp turbo tune...

Now all you need is a decent 400+ bhp turbo tune of the Busa engine and your weight/power-ratio will be ok by Norwegian standards. ;)

I've ridden my bike with 1.77whp per kilo of bike - 1.12whp...
23-06-2010, 09:26 AM
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Nope, but not too far off.. :)

Nope, but not too far off.. :)
19-06-2010, 01:09 PM
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Posted By SWR

...and the right aero mods... I'd bolt a...

...and the right aero mods... I'd bolt a substantial splitter to the front for this... Someone should do some CFD simulations on the granny shell to determine what speeds can be had without the rear...
19-06-2010, 10:35 AM
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Posted By SWR

It's closed AGAIN..?? Joel opened it yesterday,...

It's closed AGAIN..?? Joel opened it yesterday, so WHO IS CLOSING IT AND WHAT'S YOUR PROBLEM..?
14-06-2010, 03:31 PM
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Posted By SWR

Guess a Mod would have a clue as to why. I went...

Guess a Mod would have a clue as to why. I went in to reply and couldn't. :(
14-06-2010, 02:46 PM
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Posted By SWR

The Zzz..zzz-thread closed??!

Just curious to why? :? :(
13-06-2010, 10:30 AM
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Posted By SWR

Can't tell you. ;-) ...mainly because I haven't...

Can't tell you. ;-) ...mainly because I haven't touched that part of the build.
13-06-2010, 10:03 AM
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Posted By SWR

If I remember correctly the wheel wells are half...

If I remember correctly the wheel wells are half a meter deep, each... so some 18" wide rubber would fit.
12-06-2010, 12:15 AM
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Posted By SWR

Not yet started in this re-incarnation... :)...

Not yet started in this re-incarnation... :) ...but not too far off.. I reckon low 9's on the current running gear and with drag mods low 8's..
12-06-2010, 12:05 AM
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Posted By SWR

Make that "True rabid werewolf in a fluffy lamb's...

Make that "True rabid werewolf in a fluffy lamb's clothing".. :burnout:

Andy, no worries mate. Just got the impression that you thought I did a crap job on that, and it's over 40 hours of work...
11-06-2010, 03:52 PM
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Posted By SWR

It's not so easy to do picture-perfect welding at...

It's not so easy to do picture-perfect welding at the end of a mad 30-+ hour dash to make it complete. Feel free to do a better job if you want to. :cry:

Besides, nothing has been ground down and...
03-04-2010, 02:23 AM
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Views: 15,215
Posted By SWR

I don't think 500 hp on 99 at 2.2 bar is much,...

I don't think 500 hp on 99 at 2.2 bar is much, no... I understand that you guys are talking of mostly standard engines, in which case I agree with you. But a stock YB is MILES away from optimal.
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02-04-2010, 07:06 PM
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Posted By SWR

I did NOT say that Cossie was stock... All I said...

I did NOT say that Cossie was stock... All I said was that I have seen 570 in an YB at 1.7 Bar, and if someone needs 0.5 bar more (but I guess you guys don't get E85 easily) to see the same they need...
02-04-2010, 01:49 PM
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Posted By SWR

2.2 Bar to see 500 on a YB..? :shocked: Who put...

2.2 Bar to see 500 on a YB..? :shocked: Who put the plug on the fun? That thing is just begging to take a full breath of air... Seen 570 on 1.7. On E85, but still, that would be about 500 on 99...
02-04-2010, 01:40 PM
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Posted By SWR

RB20, I reckon..

RB20, I reckon..
01-04-2010, 09:43 PM
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Posted By SWR

Depends a bit... a "4 cyl turbo engine" not to...

Depends a bit... a "4 cyl turbo engine" not to ignore is a Volvo redblock fitted with a 16V head and a turbo. 2.5 strokers are way over 1000 hp now... But the YB is no bad engine, neither so the...
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