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by jinx
Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Greetings from the Bluegrass!
Replies: 6
Views: 3389

Re: Greetings from the Bluegrass!

nice levin. Looks like it's in top shape ... and those convertible FCs r still beautiful after all these years I know this chick who imported a RHD vw golf into the usa during here stay at college. Car was bonded, n had to b exported after the alotted time. This was b 4 internet days The golf drew s...
by jinx
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: what rim is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 2957

Re: what rim is this?

back in da day i had a set of those exact 13x7 with pirelli 175/50-13s on my TE turbo corolla
still have 3 of em knocking around here somewhere (broke one sliding into a curb). Gold instead of black
i think the plastic black center cap said "eagle - spirit of america" or somethin like that
by jinx
Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 16v blue top no injector pulse
Replies: 15
Views: 4389

Re: 16v bluets no injector pulse

if plugs not wet.... injectors 'sitting' unused for a long time may stick. Common prob i always keep a spare pigtail handy to energize the injector (tap accross battery terminals, direct 12v) u should hear a solid click. Sometimes they're stuck and only heat up/spark when tapping battery terminals m...
by jinx
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 16v blue top no injector pulse
Replies: 15
Views: 4389

Re: 16v bluets no injector pulse

r the injector contacts 'clean' ?
one side is +ve 12V constant, while the ecu -grounds- the other termainal 12V to fire
ez to set cam timing out 180º. Won't start
by jinx
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Could a newer Corolla ECU be made to work?
Replies: 3
Views: 1785

Re: Could a newer Corolla ECU be made to work?

a few have ran their 4AGE using 4AFE electronics(cheap & plentiful). Got rid of the 4ag AFM and ran 4afe MAP sensor instead dunno how ITBs would like it tho, or the lower ecu redline Mitsu DSM electronics run a 482hp street starion 2.6 SOHC, and a street nissan ka24de 2.4L just under 700hp! So i...
by jinx
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Bringing back an old AE86
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

Re: Bringing back an old AE86

drifting, racing.... with a FMU ?
must have switched wheels... normal AE culture is wide rims poking out beyond the bodywork & silly stretched tires
looks like u got a good base to work with
by jinx
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AG turbo recommendations?
Replies: 6
Views: 2560

Re: 4AG turbo recommendations?

't28' can b many things, the potatoe is just one flavour. Most T25 > T28 upgrades use the T3 super 60 compressor wheel mated to an upgraded turbine. T04b cover n wheel on a handful too Some turbo shops just supply a t28 chra and machine your T25 housings to suit, ~$500. Shop around, ask em about ur ...
by jinx
Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AG turbo recommendations?
Replies: 6
Views: 2560

Re: 4AG turbo recommendations?

T25 is a great low 200s match if u want quicker spool up/earlier torque onset and u r sure you'd stay under 300hp :lol: jdm ca18 turbine hsg is 0.48. sr20 is 0.64. Can machine stock T25 housings for a T28 chra to chase low 300s Should the hp bug bite, there are better options than trying to squeeze ...
by jinx
Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AG turbo recommendations?
Replies: 6
Views: 2560

Re: 4AG turbo recommendations?

holsets r unbeatable value. hx35 seem like the best quick spooling 500+ hp turbo for a street 2.0L. The magic is in the small runner divided header. A few crazy folks put holsets on 4AGEs. Stock hsgs r big heavy suckas tho an evo III 16g is an inexpensive, compact, light, responsive, tuff little bug...
by jinx
Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Bluetop 16V + Poncams + Pistons = ?
Replies: 21
Views: 7602

Re: Bluetop 16V + Poncams + Pistons = ?

SAFC work excellent with MAP 4AGE ecu. Should clean up a cammed up n.a. 4age fuel curve no prob Around here, used SAFC II(~$150) r like gold! As soon as they pop up they're gone Based on results, I can't think of a more effective valuable device for the money Years ago, a buddy fabbed a shorty heade...
by jinx
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: To weld the moonroof or not......that is the question.
Replies: 10
Views: 3683

Re: To weld the moonroof or not......that is the question.

oh i forgot to mention, cover any glass nearby when welding
masking tape on bodywork paper, then spray bottle water mist lightly
inside, cover dash and cut/wedge in cardboard to protect windshield. Spray mist just b 4 u start 2 weld
by jinx
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 225
Views: 103789

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p

if it performs as good as it looks.... should go great! u gonna fmic or water/meth injection later ? r those custom headers ? tuned gze 'heat' r supposed to b harsh on headers. n e thing special about 'em ? this setup really shows off the charger, eh http://oldschool.co.nz/uploads/monthly_02_2016/po...
by jinx
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: To weld the moonroof or not......that is the question.
Replies: 10
Views: 3683

Re: To weld the moonroof or not......that is the question.

or... if u mig welding, practice a bunch of tack welds on scrap sheet metal then tack some pieces 'flush' on the sunroof panel, that will keep the panel from falling thru. leave the ground clamp on one. grind em all off later find any lightwt steel suitable sized to fill the perimeter gap. I sliced ...
by jinx
Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: A/c condensor electric fan.....or not?
Replies: 4
Views: 1646

Re: A/c condensor electric fan.....or not?

single wire going to compressor clutch. +ve 12V energizes it Always 10" pusher fans I used to get from JCwhitney. Low cost, low amp pull Smooth silent run u could barely hear it run outside..... from inside a quiet car, not a chance Dunno whats out there now, as I haven't bought any fans for a ...
by jinx
Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: A/c condensor electric fan.....or not?
Replies: 4
Views: 1646

Re: A/c condensor electric fan.....or not?

a fan on the ac condensor made such a big difference, I put one on all my old toyotas. With charge guages connected u could actually see the hi side pressure move, when condensor fan run My ac tech buddy even took out the little control box (mounted on the evaporator case underdash), and showed a tr...
by jinx
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Brake pedal is not firm.
Replies: 12
Views: 3533

Re: Brake pedal is not firm.

gotta b careful modifying brakes. Systems have soooo many variables a simple difference in pedal lever ratio can make a world of difference, via stroke Our rollas split the brakes fr - rr. More modern pair the front left with the right rear on one circuit i just stuck to eclipse rr calipers on one c...
by jinx
Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Brake pedal is not firm.
Replies: 12
Views: 3533

Re: Brake pedal is not firm.

if the corolla master cyl fluid volume can't fill the rear chevy caliper, rears won't ever hold tight
an aftermarket prop valve won't fix or help that
I believe I mentioned in your rearend thread, about sticking with similar size/type import car rear calipers
by jinx
Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Brake pedal is not firm.
Replies: 12
Views: 3533

Re: Brake pedal is not firm.

sounds like u runnin chevy rear calipers.
Dunno if u can get the small import master + prop valve to "play nice" together
My buddy tried that mix-match n never got 'decent brakes'. Good luck
by jinx
Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Stock 4age build advice needed
Replies: 11
Views: 3840

Re: Stock 4age build advice needed

i can recall the thread about the CX cast manifold ending up with "good" turbo placement. From pix he posted, cleared the valve cover, dist & master cyl fine. That was the whole point of the back & forth excercise. Could depend on which T2x and how its clocked.... maybe ? ....or CX...
by jinx
Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Stock 4age build advice needed
Replies: 11
Views: 3840

Re: Stock 4age build advice needed

Turbo manifold DONT USE CXRACING/Ebay ones they break and fit like **** [$400+] I'm referring to the CAST $99 cx manifold. It was actually detailed on the old club4ag forum, how a 4agte user got CX to modify the flange angle so the t25 fit good Gotta remember MANY 4agte builds did NOT use a stanalo...
by jinx
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 225
Views: 103789

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes :-P

or put a bolt in lower tranny mount hole, with a socket between it and flywheel teeth :)
by jinx
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Stock 4age build advice needed
Replies: 11
Views: 3840

Re: Stock 4age build advice needed

why complicate things with ITBs.... for so little benefit at lo output(if any) ? Get a stock gts rwd intake as suggested Tooooo many simple turbo builds documented, u can draw from CXracing (revised) cast manifold + used ca18 or sr20 T25 bolts on and is all u need gearbox could survive behind that t...
by jinx
Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Surreptitious
Replies: 26
Views: 14436

Re: Surreptitious

you really put the love in your project. Amazing job! I suspect you're not the lowered car type ;) I actually think these ride better, more comfy and quieter than the ae86 My hatch surprised a few with its stock 3T, moded 2T carb & exhaust. Ice cold ac (after tweaks) Too bad I lost photos of a s...
by jinx
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:32 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 225
Views: 103789

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes :-P

Those plug n play supercharger kits are nice. You can see where the custom parts drive the cost up Interesting d.i.y. supercharger miata installs exist, where they mananged to keep costs surprisingly low Built around used oem chargers + did their own fabricating + no CNC parts, etc.... Good planning...
by jinx
Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 225
Views: 103789

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes :-P

only so much u can see of a low mounted charger with plumbing atop I reckon ? These miatas really show off their chargers, hot or cold side. Heck, rotate either 90 degrees and you probably had to cut for clearance. Then you could show em off with the bonnet shut :roll: https://farm1.staticflickr.com...
by jinx
Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Rear main seal leak? Mysterious loss of oil.
Replies: 14
Views: 3958

Re: Rear main seal leak? Mysterious loss of oil.

I had a 4AFE drinking oil, to the point it would smoke heavily momentarily. Everyone said oil rings, rings, valve seals, etc... On a guess, I disconnected the PCV from the cam cover(& rerouted to a can etc.). Never lost a teaspoon of oil afterwards Dunno if some internal baffle failed or what, b...
by jinx
Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:22 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 225
Views: 103789

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes :-P

Besides, I didn't want to hide that beautiful charger away from view

No plans to install this powerplant then ? In a road car engine bay, it'll most likely hide from view :)

robust tq curve, for sure. Fun
by jinx
Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 225
Views: 103789

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes :-P

I suppose the supercharger couldn't be flipped, so discharge on the opposite side ?
What sort of hp/tq/boost are your target ?
lookin good
by jinx
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4agze (smallport) head work
Replies: 11
Views: 3764

Re: 4agze (smallport) head work

u don't have to guess at your final diff ratio at all. As I did/mentioned, boro some old 240sx rim with a tall 15", or somethin
ez to calculate your ratio like that
another rwd gze-gearing thread.... note the tire diameter comment too
http://www.rollaclub.com/board/topic/60184-diff-ratios/
by jinx
Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Mike Kojima made me cry
Replies: 14
Views: 4167

Re: Mike Kojima made me cry

What truth ? That it's not feasible to build a 250hp 10,000 rpm 1.6L 4AG to buzz around circuits for extended sessions ? So they suck ? Seems plain stupid to me, to use that criterion. What percent of 4AG enthusiasts fall into that extreme category ? 0.5% u reckon ? ...if that For example, look at t...

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