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      500 hp VRT, with stock internals, will only last...

      500 hp VRT, with stock internals, will only last so long. mine lasted ~3 yrs, but my stock motor had only 90k km's on it. then, boom.

      build it, and enjoy it for many years without headaches. ...
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      Cast Tstat Housing

      Wow what brand hose / hose ends? I already had some earl's -20 hose from before, but the fittings were still like 90 each x 4 + whatever the hose was


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      lol wait till you see the hose prices ;). -20 /...

      lol wait till you see the hose prices ;). -20 / -24 AN hose is ridiculous money.

      Glad to see it clears tho - you didn't do any modification, correct? (Didn't cut anything shorter before welding...
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      Damn never seen that head crack there before....

      Damn never seen that head crack there before. Usually it cracks by the spark plug holes. Crazy.


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    5. Yep same one. It's a POS. Sent from my...

      Yep same one. It's a POS.


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    6. Minimalist Functionality - a VRT build / internals guide

      Racing improvements update:

      Found out that an expansion tank is definitely a good idea with these engines when pushing to the limit. I'm a huge eBay / kijiji / craigslist deal whore so when I...
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      VR6 turbo VRT racing oil weight

      Amsoil dominator 15w50. Cold (15c ambient) start up pressure = ~70psi. Warm (200f) idle pressure = ~35psi. Max hot (~270f) pressure @ 5th gear WOT = ~90psi. Cruising on the highway (@ ~3k RPM) I see...
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      Vr6 Turbo Build

      Make a decision before you build it. U can't be in the middle and be effective with either one. Either build it for boost or stay n/a.

      When you break it in don't hit boost (just use your right...
    9. that re-bar came with the eurojet intercooler

      that re-bar came with the eurojet intercooler
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      Can you use stock crank? Yes use the stock crank,...

      Can you use stock crank? Yes use the stock crank, it's very strong from factory.

      What else needs to be done to the block? You'll probably do this anyway but grab new main & rod bearings and oil...
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      VR6 turbo VRT racing oil weight

      liqui moly or motul 5w40 is what I would run in that scenario

      ok so-
      got my oil pressure sensor fixed
      bought some Amsoil 15w50 dominator oil
      relocated the horns and moved the oil cooler up...
    12. Minimalist Functionality - a VRT build / internals guide

      thnx Tyler appreciate it. I try to do things "right", but I don't always pull it off lol.

      quick update-
      Changed it up from gforce spec 2's to R888's. I have a decent amount of tread left on the...
    13. Ah nice - thanks for the tip! Sent from my...

      Ah nice - thanks for the tip!


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    14. Minimalist Functionality - a VRT build / internals guide

      Yep I'm the only one who has touched or driven this car, aside from the tech who did the alignment :)

      The bends aren't difficult at all so if you know how to bend and flare etc then you probably...
    15. Holy crap no I didn't. !!! Lmao Dunno my...

      Holy crap no I didn't. !!! Lmao

      Dunno my tapatalk app listed it as a recent topic so I replied. lolololol

      whateva ;)


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    16. Minimalist Functionality - a VRT build / internals guide

      I did a lot of Google-ing on the subject, but I must suck cuz I see no definitive #'s. After asking around everyone is telling me twin disc = whatever u can throw at it. So - I'll give it a go. Might...
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      T4 divided - both gates have ~10psi springs....

      T4 divided - both gates have ~10psi springs. Target max boost is ~24psi


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      Apexi AVC-R Throttle Position Signal

      Duty % / target boost

      http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd461/originaltransporter/7DA6DD3E-14BB-448F-A6FC-76D08387808E_zpsiulhc2xl.jpg

      % of total boost target per gear
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    19. I believe most VR's have an extra plug or two on...

      I believe most VR's have an extra plug or two on the oil filter housing so tech's can test pressure if need be. thread is usually m10x1 FYI. But - the problem with using any ports on the filter...
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      If you haven't already tried this > I'm not...

      If you haven't already tried this >
      I'm not totally sure if this is accurate or not, but I've been told when changing injectors / fuel pressure etc you should first "clear the fuel map" (not sure of...
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