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by oldeskewltoy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-051: One Lap of America
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: OST-051: One Lap of America

That's a lot to cut... was it that bad? Seems like there won't be much left to cut for a rebuild. "bad" - no... there is a small flow advantage when the head is cut to the point that the chambers edge meets the "squish" zone smoothly. In addition a smaller chamber allows for a b...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-050 - A VERY special build
Replies: 22
Views: 1155

Re: OST-050 - A VERY special build

Roughly 0.025" or 0.64mm Not too bad if you ask me and well within the adjustment of the tension pulley Sent from my MHA-L29 using Tapatalk What's a thousandth between friends.... :) my #s: .005" + .010", + .011"(gasket difference) http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/_002...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-050 - A VERY special build
Replies: 22
Views: 1155

Re: OST-050 - A VERY special build

I haven't forgotten about this build........ The head is now ported, and now has a fresh 3 angle - chamber volume are measured before machining..... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/Checking_cahmber_volumes_-_before.jpg and the volumes are..... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/37...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-051: One Lap of America
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: OST-051: One Lap of America

oldeskewltoy wrote:
just look at how nasty those exhaust seats are....



Not any more... and you can now see the "chunk" taken from the head..... :o

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more to come..... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-051: One Lap of America
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: OST-051: One Lap of America

3 down..... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/head_all_3_down_1_to_go__3_panel_c.jpg and finishing with #4... just look at how nasty those exhaust seats are.... good thing they are getting a full 3 angle! http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/exhaust_seats_and_chamber_edge__4_resized.J...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-051: One Lap of America
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: OST-051: One Lap of America

A bit further....

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more to come.... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-051: One Lap of America
Replies: 5
Views: 165

OST-051: One Lap of America

I have a new client..... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/ost-051.jpg and he is building a car (AW11 MR2) to compete in.......... http://www.onelapofamerica.com/images/logos/shieldBrock_160t3.png His car build (13 pages deep): https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-proj...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-050 - A VERY special build
Replies: 22
Views: 1155

Re: OST-050 - A VERY special build

It has been a while... Had to finish up and ship the 1GG head out, but now work begins again on this head... it was @ 1 down, 3 to go.... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/1_down_3_to_go_3_down_1_to_go_chambers_and_exhaust_view_2_panel.jpg Now @ 3 down 1 to go ;) more to come...... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 12
Views: 872

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

clearances set!

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Now that the clearances are set, this head gets shipped back to its owner....
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: Toda racing piston rings 4age
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: Toda racing piston rings 4age

titanium coated piston rings from standard to all sizes toda racing Japan can be used in oem pistons for all the 5 generations of 4age Email me at abdurehman1991@gmail.com price is 300 usd shipped Cheers there is no listing @ Toda for their rings.... in addition there are at least 2, and maybe 3 di...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Surreptitious
Replies: 24
Views: 6040

Re: Surreptitious

looks like your club4ag engine link is dead. I know u have other postings about the net it'd be cool if u had a blog page or something, where that valuable info could be reliably preserved (no photosuckit) even if in a condensed version Your 1.6 redtop is a meticulous outstanding effort. Would b ni...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Shops, Manufacturers, and Retailers Only
Topic: OST Cylinder Head Porting Services
Replies: 30
Views: 16399

Re: OST Cylinder Head Porting Services

OST-050: the Black Limited head half way through....

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by oldeskewltoy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Ae86 strut mount same as FWD?
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Ae86 strut mount same as FWD?

From 1983 - https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/toyota,1983,corolla,1.6l+l4,1274745,suspension,strut+mount,7600 click on ANY of the part#s listed and you'll see the year span - 1982-1987 This is the listing for 1986 (note some of the same #s) https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/toyota,1986,corolla,1...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGE automatic
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: 4AGE automatic

I got my A42DL. There are electrical harnesses going into it, one on drivers side other on passenger side where shift lever is. Any idea what they are? I suspect one by shifter is neutral safety/ reverse light? I believe....neutral start switch, and overdrive while not cheap... I recommend a Toyota...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-050 - A VERY special build
Replies: 22
Views: 1155

Re: OST-050 - A VERY special build

A bit further....

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more to come.... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 12
Views: 872

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

interesting never seen a head mapped out like that I picked up a new project and started researching it and found some info from a DTM race motor you have to click on the racing engine to get info on the 1990's straight six DTM engine and go down and see what they did to the head https://translate....
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGE automatic
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: 4AGE automatic

"plenty of torque" is relative tq from a boosted motor, on another level than its normally aspirated counterpart... hence different gearing requirements the extra gear won't do anything for acceleration, in the examples listed For your build, the J160 is a perfect application imo.... exac...
by oldeskewltoy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Keep the bigport? 7age build
Replies: 10
Views: 372

Re: Keep the bigport? 7age build

I like your recommendations for the build...any idea on suppliers for the cams and pistons? Also, with this build, will I notice an improvement over a 4age with the same mods? I can get you the cams... the 268/10.7mm cams WILL REQUIRE machining the lifter buckets to rotate. The pistons should not b...
by oldeskewltoy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGE automatic
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: 4AGE automatic

speak as you may.... I have plenty of torque, and love my J160... :mrgreen:
by oldeskewltoy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Keep the bigport? 7age build
Replies: 10
Views: 372

Re: Keep the bigport? 7age build

First... the is no reason for you to ditch the largeport head, as you will be using ITBs. If you were retaining the stock manifold , it might be worthwhile to run a smallport to achieve your power goals 160hp... or 160whp? - - VERY important difference ASSUMING the later..... 160whp I've got an afte...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-050 - A VERY special build
Replies: 22
Views: 1155

Re: OST-050 - A VERY special build

work begins......... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/1_down_3_to_go_chambers_and_exhaust_view.jpg a bit closer..... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/1_done_2_not_done.jpg those same exhaust ports.... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/exhaust_port_comparison_1_to_2__what...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Shops, Manufacturers, and Retailers Only
Topic: OST Cylinder Head Porting Services
Replies: 30
Views: 16399

Re: OST Cylinder Head Porting Services

azndrifter50 wrote:Whats the turn around for a stock blue top ported and polish and angle job?

Location is los angeles.




it depends.... right now, it would be about 8-10 weeks ( a few jobs lined up) When I'm slow, 4-6 weeks.

send me an email if you'd like to discuss it further..... oldeskewltoy@yahoo.com
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGE automatic
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: 4AGE automatic

Perfect. I will pickup and get rebuilding. We do a lot of automatics so we should be able to beef it up well I haven’t picked up motor yet and there are many out there. Is blacktop preferred over silvertop? I like performance but being wife’s car reliability is primary concern. Just some context......
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGE automatic
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: 4AGE automatic

I am sorry for my ignorance. I am not very familiar with older Toyota’s I am trying to convert an old Morris minor to 4AGE auto for my wife. Do I want AE85 or 86 trans? Not sure which one this is https://m.ebay.com/itm/84-85-86-87-Toyota-Corolla-RWD-Automatic-Transmission/332742913654?epid=65714307...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-050 - A VERY special build
Replies: 22
Views: 1155

Re: OST-050 - A VERY special build

Interesting. I don't think I've seen something like that before. And I don't think I've ever seen a 4A block with the "TEQ" logo before :idea: "teq" logo not that unusual on 3 rib blocks... - I've seen a few. Keep it up! A very nice find and build! thanks! finalllllllly... got t...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGE automatic
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: 4AGE automatic

Thanks for the replies. Challenge for me is finding one. Seems most stuff over 25 years old here in the states is scrapped. So this would be mid 80’s Corolla not AE86? AR86 SR5 autos are moderately plentiful... earlier cars(1983 AE71) have the A40, not the A42 As to appropriate flexplate - look for...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Tvis tick/knock
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Tvis tick/knock

is it original? The TVIS mechanism could be badly worn, or someone might have serviced(disassembled/reassembled) it incorrectly.
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: More issues...engine intermittently stumbles under load.
Replies: 21
Views: 1020

Re: More issues...engine intermittently stumbles under load.

do you have a spare AFM? A long time ago (mid 1990s) I had a similar problem. I replaced the AFM, and the problem was fixed. Btw, the issue I had didn't set any codes....... I have one for an mr2 4age 16v....but I did test the afm and everything was spot on... think I still should try it? Hmmmm, I ...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: More issues...engine intermittently stumbles under load.
Replies: 21
Views: 1020

Re: More issues...engine intermittently stumbles under load.

do you have a spare AFM?

A long time ago (mid 1990s) I had a similar problem. I replaced the AFM, and the problem was fixed. Btw, the issue I had didn't set any codes.......

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