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by oldeskewltoy
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

and to try to explain the exhaust ports...... (the odd shape inside...)

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more to come..... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

Before.... and after - intake side. http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/intake_ports_before_after_2_panel_larger2.jpg The 1G-GTE uses valves that are about 5mm shorter then 4AG valves... yet the 1G-GTE valve guides are HUGE in comparison. The 1G guides measure out to 45.75mm(1.8"), the ...
by oldeskewltoy
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

Before.... and after - intake side. http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/intake_ports_before_after_2_panel_larger2.jpg The 1G-GTE uses valves that are about 5mm shorter then 4AG valves... yet the 1G-GTE valve guides are HUGE in comparison. The 1G guides measure out to 45.75mm(1.8"), the 4...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

got the head back from the machine shop...

3 down.... 3 to go


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more to come..... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

progress(left chamber).......... bowls and seats now @ 85% of valve diameter

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more to come....
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

got it on the bench......

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more to come....... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Sat May 26, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: OST-049: 1G-GTE

Anyone see anything?? Did you see what the arrows were pointing at? Originally I was worried... that discolor, and shape are common when looking at burnt valves......... but they cleaned up ;) http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/valves_during_after_cleaning_-_burnt_ones_-_no_annoted.jpg Valv...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu May 24, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

I checked valve protrusion through the retainer, I have .025" on the exhaust side, and .030"+ on the intake side... so that concern is no longer a concern..... Did you have to use Bigport (or Mercedes?) keepers? Was this customer also using used OEM valves, or Supertech valves? I'm still ...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri May 18, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: OST-049: 1G-GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 245

OST-049: 1G-GTE

http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/OST-049.jpg Well, I've worked a 5MG, and 7MGTE, now it's time to work their little brother, a 1G-GTE http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/As_arrived_3_panel.jpg The 1G-GTE is a 2 liter inline 6 cylinder that made 210hp. The 1G-GTE uses a 75mm bore, a...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed May 09, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: New AE86 restomod Daily Driver
Replies: 34
Views: 1558

Re: New AE86 restomod Daily Driver

Hipcat wrote:
Thanks for the encouragement! In honor of that: here are the new pistons CP. hooray!

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CR? Cams? Headwork??
by oldeskewltoy
Wed May 09, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

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Clearances set.....
by oldeskewltoy
Wed May 09, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

oldeskewltoy wrote:
assembly is later this week.... :D


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by oldeskewltoy
Mon May 07, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

The head is back from its 3 angle, and surfacing http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/2_and_3_from_the_exhaust_view.jpg and the valves are back too.... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/valves_before_after_3_panel2_annoted.jpg assembly is later this week.... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Wed May 02, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

Assembly.... This client is using a Supertech spring/retainer kit. http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/1_cylinder_assembled_with_supertech.jpg I've not been a fan of the Supertech kit. One reason is because I've not been a fan of the Supertech spring seat.... Kind of a shame actually... as th...
by oldeskewltoy
Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

Dumb question... is it OK to use used valves? Are there instances when valves shouldn't be reused? actually... that is a great question.... for the most part - YES, you can reuse the valves. You do have to be aware of a few things when having the valves reconditioned (ground). A few key things are ...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

Skippy's replicate goes in for its 3 angle... here are the exhaust before - after..... first the valves... from before clean, to after cleaning (no cut valves yet....) http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/valves_before_after_2_panel.jpg better flow here already....... and now the exhaust ports...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

So this engine will be using a set of ITBs. It will be using a T3 adapter. The ITB adapter needs a bit of blending..... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/normal_T3_adapter_blend_2_panel.jpg As do the intake ports... they too need some gentle blending http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/100...
by oldeskewltoy
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

now that the 3 angle is done, its time for checking chamber volumes........ http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/37cc_chambers.jpg all @ 37cc, so back to the shop for surfacing.... and then assembly with the new 252(222@ .050"), w/ 8.5mm lift http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/cat...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

Intake side.... and chambers now shaped Ports themselves have changed very little, only a tiny bit of blending, while the bowls and seats got worked - this is to help increase port velocity. http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/intake_ports_2_and_4_down_2_panel.jpg http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

working cylinder 4 intakes first.... followed by #3

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more to come...... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

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.... and now to get her 3 angle.....




more to come..... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: any FX enthusiasts still out there?
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Re: any FX enthusiasts still out there?

just about as far away as possible.... (Oregon) one of my clients has a very well sorted FX16.... https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28660805_10210752999128495_7969661455413484635_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c3c35d77ba88728f84f403e6b4188583&oe=5B6CAA4D he is competing this weekend in the O...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

The before & after of the exhaust ports is especially noticeable! http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/What_I_do_2_panel.jpg 2 down...., 2 to go.... then it goes off to get it's 3 angle...... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/exhaust_cropped_4_panel.jpg more to come...... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

Been a bit of a busy beaver...... Ports are almost done - ITB adapter AND this heads new Cat cams should arrive later this week http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/intake_2_panel~0.jpg Intake bowls/seats are set, and the chambers deshrouded http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/chambers_...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/short_radius_cyl_4_before.jpg working the short radius, and the port walls.... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/short_radius_cyl_4_before_and_during.jpg and further progress.... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/bowls_1-4_2_panel.jpg mor...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

I'll bite WTF does thanking Stalin for your happy childhood have to do with this? Try to avoid sniffing solvent my friend :omg: :lol: In one of the email correspondences with this client..... "On my Cyrillic Russian keyboard when I typed "Спасибо товарищ" [thank you comrade] the next...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин
Replies: 13
Views: 780

OST-048: Спасибо товарищ Сталин

As to the title.... :lol: http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/ost-048~0.jpg http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/intake_and_exhaust_before_cleaning_2_panel.jpg http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/decent_chambers.jpg While I've seen a few poor smallport castings.... this one is a ...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

Re: OST-047: Skippy Replicate

cool to see a clean street FX16. Sad to see this one get 'unplugged' so this is a 10.7:1 TVIS bigport .....with TVIS working ? Torque looks beefy(for a na 1.6) from down low. Would be interesting to see a stock torque curve overlay/comparison I'd imagine the FX drove strong? close enough... (actual...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-047: Skippy Replicate
Replies: 13
Views: 889

OST-047: Skippy Replicate

Remember Skippy?? http://www.club4ag.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=18040&p=128321 A quick refresher, I bought/built Skippy(FX16) to be a commuter. When I bought her the engine was junk, and I did a rebuild with the express purpose to maximize the engines torque curve in an effort to maximi...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-045: 5AGTE.... again ;)
Replies: 26
Views: 2036

Re: OST-045: 5AGTE.... again ;)

I put bigger valves in my 5AGZE head Not sure if it was a good idea or not (Some call it a 5.5ge) The first 2(5AG) I've done I did with std valves... I MAY be working another one ... and that one the client is discussing running larger valves. Why are you unsure of your decision??? The head is gett...

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