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    Thread: No Mods in some time, How can i make my car go Pshhhhh????

    1. Member DMehalko(DM)'s Avatar
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      01-18-2007 01:49 AM #1
      heheheh, my car has been sitting the same way for almost a year now with no new goodies in some time!!! Well, time for change.
      Goodbye 174hp, and goodbye 4000rpm intake rattle (curtisy from Rob@flipside Customs)
      As the car looks now....



      And how the car sits in the garage as of 10min ago. Starting to take the engine bay apart!!!

      And the important stuff going in the engine bay





      Starting the work tomorrow, tomorrows agenda is to loose the plastie mani, and exhaust mani all the way back to exhaust tips.


      Modified by DMehalko(DM) at 10:50 PM 1-17-2007
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      01-18-2007 01:55 AM #2
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      01-18-2007 01:56 AM #3
      Mmmm thats a nice big turbo and it makes me
      I miss the good ole days of having some boost behind my ass but **** i was Driving a 91 Eagle Talon TSI AWD so it was broke down more than it was on the road.
      But anyways good luck with your stuff [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    4. 01-18-2007 01:57 AM #4
      uh oh!
      vr6 turbo!?
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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    6. 01-18-2007 02:00 AM #6
      oOOoooOo...i just $h1t myself

    7. 01-18-2007 02:03 AM #7
      Please let me know how this goes. I have heard tuning the engine and getting everything in sync after you put the turbo in the VR6 is a PAIN.

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      01-18-2007 02:03 AM #8
      Who's doing the programming and what fueling you plan on running?

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      01-18-2007 02:06 AM #9
      Quote, originally posted by ashleyrose »
      Please let me know how this goes. I have heard tuning the engine and getting everything in sync after you put the turbo in the VR6 is a PAIN.

      Follow this thread and your golden! This is going to be my build thread.
      But as you say, turbo VR's are a pain. not expecting this all to be a walk in the park, but the guys at C2 motorsports are great with software tuning, i also intend for this to be my first car to use standalone engine management later on down the road
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      01-18-2007 02:07 AM #10
      Quote, originally posted by Travis@TuningZubehor »
      Who's doing the programming and what fueling you plan on running?

      C2 motorsports software, 440cc bosch green tops, walbro in-tank fuel pump
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      01-18-2007 02:13 AM #11
      So the lower mani is a MKIII style then.
      Well that makes everything wayyyyyyy easier. I wanna run mine to look factory.

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      01-18-2007 02:19 AM #12
      Quote, originally posted by Travis@TuningZubehor »
      So the lower mani is a MKIII style then.
      Well that makes everything wayyyyyyy easier. I wanna run mine to look factory.

      Yes, using an mkIII lower mani, and MKIII fuel rail, lower intake mani is at the machine shop getting resurfaced, hot bathed, and powdercoated black
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    13. 01-18-2007 02:24 AM #13
      looks good!

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      01-18-2007 02:48 AM #14
      that looks really good

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      01-18-2007 06:58 AM #15
      vedy vedy nice.



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    16. 01-18-2007 07:13 AM #16
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      01-18-2007 12:36 PM #17
      Quote, originally posted by Buck Russell »

      There are ways to tune a VRT that make the car run more or less seamlessly.
      1. Jeff Atwood (C2 MS) makes great software for VRT's. His software makes VRT's run very smoothly. (ex: Herbehop, TekstepVR6)
      2. HPA. If you have the money, you could pony up and buy the HPA kit. It too will run near perfect.
      3. (my personal fave) Standalone Engine Management. Possibly the best option for taking complete control of your tuning. However, you MUST know what you're doing. But for the 12v VR6 you could run MS and be all set. Wouldn't set you back too much either.


      Yep, exactly, im going to get the car running on C2 software to get going, and later on down the road i plan on trying out standalone for the first time. I can honestly say i dont know much at all about standalone and tuning, but fully intend on learning with this VRT im building.
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      01-18-2007 12:37 PM #18
      holy jesus.. i thought this was goign to be one of those threads asking.. what makes may car make a noise.. jesus.. post up some numbers andmore specs when you are done!

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      01-18-2007 01:00 PM #19
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      01-18-2007 01:51 PM #20
      Quote, originally posted by Buck Russell »
      Cool. Yeah I don't know who you plan on running for SEM. But you should look at MS.

      Havent looked into any yet, it will probably be my winter project for the 2007/2008 winter. But as i said for now will be running C2. My goal is to have the car tuned before march. Starting today.
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    21. 01-18-2007 02:00 PM #21
      Wow, this should be sick [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] VR6 + Turbo = Glorious

    22. 01-18-2007 02:01 PM #22
      your car will def go PSHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!

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      01-18-2007 02:09 PM #23
      kudos to you because VRT's are siicckkk!!

    24. 01-18-2007 02:15 PM #24
      Nicccceeee!! (borat)
      keepin eye on this thread.

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      01-18-2007 03:07 PM #25
      nicee
      - love it.

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