Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Search:

    Type: Posts; User: huichox4

    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

    Search: Search took 0.69 seconds.

    1. Replies
      8
      Views
      149

      it was a combination of many things: high outside...

      it was a combination of many things: high outside temps 100+F on a racetrack beating on the car, 2500 mile drive and part on the california desert, crappy california gas and boost. ..... and most of...
    2. Replies
      8
      Views
      149

      it might not be really necessary at this day and...

      it might not be really necessary at this day and age, material properties are more advanced ans expansion rates etc are more controlled, but my machinist mentioned if I was going over 20-25 psi I...
    3. Replies
      8
      Views
      149

      not at the beginning, although I was expecting...

      not at the beginning, although I was expecting some because my machinist suggested leaving the pistons just a little loose to run high boost and account for extreme heat/expansion.

      Now I do have...
    4. Replies
      8
      Views
      149

      have you measure the depth of the scratches? if...

      have you measure the depth of the scratches? if not that bad you can have the block honed only and that might clean it up. if you go oversize it is not 100% required to do a torque plate but if...
    5. Replies
      403
      Views
      45,420

      .:Re-birth of the black beast ...The Saga

      Well keep on digging in the engine and keep finding weird things

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/09/02/2a9cf654432ceaa7429029bf3daef639.jpg

      It seems last time the head got some work done...
    6. Replies
      53
      Views
      3,073

      here you go ...

      here you go

      http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r40/DemonR32/Girdel_zpsgyshvm0f.jpg

      from the first page showing how it mounts on top of the oem caps
    7. why 3 electronic cutouts? are they not going to...

      why 3 electronic cutouts? are they not going to be the same 3.5".

      Being that 3.5" is quite large you will be limited on ground clearance and you might not want it too close to the drive shaft....
    8. Engine Leak down testing .... The Next Level

      I decided to make this thread to show you guys an ingenious way to test your engines leak down rates when the engine is disassembled. I had this on my build thread listed on my sig, but I know many...
    9. Replies
      31
      Views
      2,490

      I might give this a try, I just had to remove my...

      I might give this a try, I just had to remove my head because it is cracked so once I put the engine back together I'll try this oil.

      compared to your numbers, I see warm at around 175f the...
    10. Replies
      98
      Views
      10,016

      sorry to hear about the bearing, what caused it?...

      sorry to hear about the bearing, what caused it? do you know?
    11. Replies
      403
      Views
      45,420

      I guess I didn't post the pic of it racing 1/3...

      I guess I didn't post the pic of it racing 1/3 mile .... Suspension is all the way up so its sitting more like a rally car with slicks
      ...
    12. Replies
      403
      Views
      45,420

      Head is out ... And thank god for how much...

      Head is out ... And thank god for how much simpler and open the bay is that I was sable to do it without removing the front end.
      ...
    13. Replies
      2
      Views
      201

      UM tunes from a single bank, so just one exhaust...

      UM tunes from a single bank, so just one exhaust stream from all 6 cylinders, if you use the o2 sensors on the ram horn manifold you get 2 different readings one per bank (1-2-3 and 4-5-6), if the...
    14. Replies
      508
      Views
      24,824

      hey man, so I re did the numbers on my car, it...

      hey man, so I re did the numbers on my car, it seems like the cylinders where my compression was ~125psi the leak down showed 6%.
      I think you have issues somewhere else. either timing, from a tooth...
    15. Replies
      14
      Views
      402

      The good thing though is that there are others...

      The good thing though is that there are others with similar numbers on compression.


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    16. Replies
      14
      Views
      402

      Sorry spoke too early it seems I used the wrong...

      Sorry spoke too early it seems I used the wrong hose. Will re test tomorrow I was surprised about that so got suspicious .... Specially when I got blow by


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    17. Replies
      14
      Views
      402

      Do a leak down though Sent from my iPhone...

      Do a leak down though


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    18. Replies
      14
      Views
      402

      8.5:1 compression R owners help please

      mine are all as from tonight from 100 to 130 all across hot and cold DRY.
    19. Replies
      508
      Views
      24,824

      Iku's R32 Turbo thread

      Have you done the leak down test? My compression numbers are similar to yours


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    20. Replies
      403
      Views
      45,420

      GOT BLOW BY? https://vimeo.com/136796372 ...

      GOT BLOW BY?

      https://vimeo.com/136796372


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Results 1 to 20 of 250
    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4