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by oldeskewltoy
Sun Jul 03, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?
Replies: 72
Views: 8081

Re: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?

1900cc? What build was it, 4A or 7A? As 83 x 83 only equals 1796cc, it would have to have begun as a 7A build to get to 1900cc. I'm pretty sure this is it.... https://www.club4ag.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1016&p=3451&hilit=billy#p3451 That's what I was shooting at. I just didn't wa...
by oldeskewltoy
Sun Jul 03, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?
Replies: 72
Views: 8081

Re: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?

sirdeuce wrote:1900cc? What build was it, 4A or 7A?

As 83 x 83 only equals 1796cc, it would have to have begun as a 7A build to get to 1900cc.

I'm pretty sure this is it.... https://www.club4ag.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1016&p=3451&hilit=billy#p3451
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Surreptitious
Replies: 27
Views: 22007

Re: Surreptitious

Well.... I've had some excitement since I last posted. First, in May of 2021, I got SUPER lucky.......... one of the oil cooler lines let go, the braided hose began leaking internally! https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/broken_cooler_lines_removed2.jpg Caught it before I ran it o...
by oldeskewltoy
Sun Jun 26, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 50
Views: 37615

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

A bit more progress........ all 8 are now in, as is the camshaft, with the timing chain installed.... https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/assembled_short_block4.jpg https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/assembled_short_block6.jpg https://gallery.ostportworks.com/a...
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Jun 20, 2022 8:38 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?
Replies: 72
Views: 8081

Re: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?

Bit of reading for you 5AGE guys... https://i.imgur.com/NTnORxo.jpg Cheers... jondee86 shame the HKS pistons aren't using typical HKS numbering.... I acquired an interesting kit recently... It looks to be 130JRA-10023C - its a floating 18mm pin piston kit - domes look to be slightly more then a sma...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Jun 14, 2022 3:18 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 50
Views: 37615

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

A bit further..... ready for reassembly https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/liners_installed_ready_for_re3Dassembly1.jpg As this is an aluminum block, there are all kinds of stresses when tightening the main bearings in place, and setting the proper torque. It isn't until after al...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Jun 14, 2022 9:04 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?
Replies: 72
Views: 8081

Re: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?

Mannon's girdle incorporates ladder caps into the girdle. Nice piece! Expensive too. What’s the best head gasket for this setup? I’m assuming cometic or something, probably at least a 1.0mm right? 0.8mm may be too high compression with the pistons being 12.5:1 Get deck measurements for all 4 piston...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Jun 02, 2022 8:32 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 50
Views: 37615

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

so it has been a while............ and a lot has happened..... First - quality machine shops are disappearing. Between regulations, and retirement of experienced professionals, finding a shop who knows what they are doing is not easy. How do you know you have found that shop, the wait time is 6 mont...
by oldeskewltoy
Mon May 23, 2022 8:46 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Head cc volume on 3 rib bluetop MAP setup
Replies: 3
Views: 969

Re: Head cc volume on 3 rib bluetop MAP setup

As per the TRD Bible.......

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by oldeskewltoy
Thu May 05, 2022 7:24 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?
Replies: 72
Views: 8081

Re: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?

If he wanted boost he could have boost, but he didn't ask???????? OP do you want to run with boost???


Desire....... Budget......

With the OP looking to purchase a stroker kit - his budget is likely adequate. What is his desire..........???????????
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Apr 15, 2022 10:54 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?
Replies: 72
Views: 8081

Re: Anyone build a 4AG 16v with the Brian Crower stroker kit?

one thing to consider when building a stroker... is "journal overlap". Essentially, a 7AG with the larger rod journals (45 versus 42) is stronger.....

example - http://www.wallaceracing.com/crank-journal-overlap.jpg
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Mar 02, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Extrude hone small port mani
Replies: 4
Views: 954

Re: Extrude hone small port mani

will be interesting to see.... I'm running essentially a stock smallport intake, and I'm making 140whp with 10.7:1, and Web 577 cams....
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:34 am
Forum: Shops, Manufacturers, and Retailers Only
Topic: OST Cylinder Head Porting Services
Replies: 39
Views: 50140

Re: OST Cylinder Head Porting Services

Big valve heads too

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by oldeskewltoy
Thu Jan 13, 2022 7:32 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Happy New Year !!!!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 866

Re: Happy New Year !!!!!!!

whoa..... I answered this... and it didn't show
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Jan 13, 2022 7:05 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Web Reporting
Topic: X-Files vs Club 4AG
Replies: 2
Views: 617

Re: X-Files vs Club 4AG

yep.... happened to me too.

Me thinks Moto needs to do some maintenance.... I still can't post photos.... and I have to sign in every other day

OH... additionally club4ag is no longer a secure site... :o
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 50
Views: 37615

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

Neat project. Did I miss what this was going into? A 1972 Corona Mark II (MX22).... Nice ones look like this..... https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/Mark_II_montage_4_panel.jpg Mine on the other hand still looks pretty much like this https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userp...
by oldeskewltoy
Sat Nov 13, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 50
Views: 37615

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

(system still not playing well with photos....) http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/flywheel28Camry29_flexplate28Century29_2_panel_annoted.jpg Alright... the 2S flywheel will "fit" the 5V crankshaft.... YES The center hole fits the crank snout, and the bolt spacing is correct. What...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla FWD / MR2
Topic: 40mm rod bearings question
Replies: 4
Views: 1130

Re: 40mm rod bearings question

buy a set of each and tell us............
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: TVIS inlet
Replies: 54
Views: 9438

Re: TVIS inlet

That was on MR2OC, but I was drawing attention to the point he kind of hit a barrier at 155 ish whp with the stock manifold...., but now that I think of it, it was also attempting to keep the stock engine management............ (As the forum isn't playing nice... link instead of photo...... (angry) ...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Sep 28, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: TVIS inlet
Replies: 54
Views: 9438

Re: TVIS inlet

I see no huge challenge in removing the inner walls for each cylinder - remove plemum, remove a 1" section from the back side(@ outer radii) of the runners - remove center divider/port smooth, weld up back side and weld plenum. If done carefully you might be able to hide the welds and it'll app...
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Sep 27, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: TVIS inlet
Replies: 54
Views: 9438

Re: TVIS inlet

A TVIS manifold will be hardpressed to flow enough for 200hp - the passages in the downward section of the runners is too small - Extrude Home may be useful here. interesting series of photos..... https://a4.pbase.com/o6/01/187001/1/113940466.JXxzNar3.Mk1noobintakecut3.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/o6/0...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: TVIS inlet
Replies: 54
Views: 9438

Re: TVIS inlet

no clearance issues. I did fabricate the intake side of things - shortening a stock intake hose, and using the Ford Ranger airbox, with an added snorkel behind the headlamp. A TVIS manifold will be hardpressed to flow enough for 200hp - the passages in the downward section of the runners is too smal...
by oldeskewltoy
Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: TVIS inlet
Replies: 54
Views: 9438

Re: TVIS inlet

When I had the plenum swap built for my engine..... https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/Blake_s_intake4.jpg https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/Blake_s_intake2.jpg https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/Blake_s_intake6.jpg https://gallery.ostport...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Aug 26, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: High C/R & Fuel Octane...
Replies: 6
Views: 1872

Re: High C/R & Fuel Octane...

just to add a little...

1) Chamber shape/condition can either minimize, or exaggerate detonation. Anything "sharp" in the chamber will promote detonation

2) Squish gap - distance piston is away from head - tighter tends to minimize detonation
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Want to BUY (seeking sellers)
Topic: WTB 20v oil pan and tray
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

Re: WTB 20v oil pan and tray

As far as an oil pan... you can use an oil pan from an AE95 All-Trac, unfortunately the 4AF that came in the all trac didn't use a windage tray https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/toyota,1989,corolla,1.6l+l4,1275173,engine,oil+pan,5562 https://www.rockauto.com/info/1046/ITOP06B__ra_p.jpg
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Aug 09, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Return #5: Spare engine boogaloo
Replies: 7
Views: 2142

Re: Return #5: Spare engine boogaloo

just a thought.......

you might want to have a professional machine shop check, and set your bearing clearances. They have the equipment needed to set them.

As you mentioned you believe you were out of spec..........
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: FOR SALE: Toda 256* camshafts for 4age or 4agze.
Replies: 2
Views: 1685

Re: FOR SALE: Toda 256* camshafts for 4age or 4agze.

FOR SALE: Toda 256* camshafts for 4age or 4agze. Installed...but not run. I picked up another set of camshafts that are more aggressive and more along the lines of what I was needing. These camshafts are like new, come in original box, with cam card. They will run on a stock USDM ecu or JDM ecu. Pr...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Return #5: Spare engine boogaloo
Replies: 7
Views: 2142

Re: Return #5: Spare engine boogaloo

As expected my engine build did not last long. It's time to salvage what's possible. More details coming tomorrow but for now I have one question. Is it possible to use a big port (ae86) head on a 7-rib (smallport, ae92) block? The block has what looks like an external oil return. The internal retu...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: HIGH comp Big port carby build with MANY questions
Replies: 45
Views: 17235

Re: HIGH comp Big port carby build with MANY questions

Wow.... away for a week....... Doesn't look like I have to worry about the oil. Cause my block is fucked either way :lol: https://i.imgur.com/YS47KSY.jpg Is that a crack in the liner on the far left...??? Looks a bit too vertical... As far as gasket types - most of the aftermarket composite gaskets ...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Jul 08, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Welded injector ports
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

Re: Welded injector ports

I have a 200hp+ capable smallport head that had been used with carbs. For some reason the builder decided to weld up the injection ports rather than plugging them. Any thoughts as to whether it might be salvagable to run with injectors again? If you can get the proper alignment, I see no reason the...