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    Thread: Switching to Bike Carbs. Heres a write up!

    1. Member MKIGTITDI's Avatar
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      09-07-2011 08:03 PM #981
      I can look im actually thinking of putting the breether tower back on but im still not sure.
      Quik update too ive got the carbs all in but im going to have to cowl out my hood in order to make room for future plans.


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      09-07-2011 10:33 PM #982
      Looking good! and if you could look at the size that would be great. I'm about ready to make a block off plate with some smaller fittings so I can run a catch can. I have a feeling its 35mm but I'd like to know before i take if off so i can get it done asap.

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      09-07-2011 11:58 PM #983
      Just bough some kawasaki carbs. Not sure how well they will work. The car is currently a digi2 16V swap. I plan on building an ABF clone out of a block and head I have sitting arround. I just have a question I read allot about an 02 sensor in this thread but i couldn't find out where its being plugged into?I plan on doing a MSD 6a ignition.

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      09-08-2011 12:13 AM #984
      Ill measure it up for you tomorrow.

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      09-08-2011 12:14 AM #985
      thanks. that would be awesome. the wideband 02 sensor is just plugging into a a/f gauge since there is no computer. like this http://www.google.com/products/catal...ed=0CFUQ8wIwAQ
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      09-08-2011 03:52 PM #986
      Franklin i take your reffering to the plug directly under my knock sensor. if so its actually a 40mm plug.

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      09-08-2011 06:31 PM #987
      Yeah. And thanks for measuring that.

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      09-08-2011 07:57 PM #988
      Yup im going to add a 2" cowl to my hood off of the exsisting lines in it. It should give it that hotrod look of the 70's...LOL

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      09-08-2011 10:30 PM #989
      I think i can picture what you're talking about. should be pretty cool.

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      09-08-2011 10:47 PM #990
      Then again i may just go for the subaru looking scoop on the front im very undecided right now. Whats the rest of the vortex/carb crowd think?

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      09-08-2011 11:37 PM #991
      i say post some ideas and the we can vote

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      09-09-2011 05:31 PM #992
      Lets start the voting!!!
      So either make the hood kind of like this minus the center rib.

      Or cut a hole out over the carbs and weld this sucker in its place over the carbs...




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      09-09-2011 08:59 PM #993
      I kinda like the forward facing hood scoop.

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      09-09-2011 10:56 PM #994
      Im going to test fit it on the hood and if i dont like it im going to cowl it out. I was thinking the car would look sick especially if you can see the carbs ect from outside the car rather than think that cars gay its got a cowled hood for no reason.

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      09-10-2011 08:43 AM #995
      mine has sat basically undriven since bugout 69 back in may. Time to wake the beast and get it ready for h2o

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      09-28-2011 06:43 PM #996
      Allrighty so an update got my car all put together only to have my fresh head have 3 intake valves that dont seat properly. so i sent it back to the machine shop and should have it back by monday and have the beast running by tuesday by the latest. Ill let you know the difference between a jh/aba hybrid on carbs compared to a full aba motor on carbs. Im guessing im the only person here thats run both set ups in the same car now...LOL


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      09-28-2011 06:56 PM #997
      Nice! Love the hood

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      09-29-2011 12:36 PM #998
      Quote Originally Posted by pnavarro View Post
      Nice! Love the hood
      looking good. sucks that the head was messed up. and im jealous of you scirocco

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      09-29-2011 01:17 PM #999
      Thank you franklin also im thinking that if this works out well i may be going to a bigger cam....Until i boost it at least. Im also reccomending this to people that want to swap an aba into their mk1 but dont want the hassle of changing out their wiring ect.

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      10-02-2011 10:39 PM #1000
      Guys I have a 16v R1 Carb Setup for sale. Its posted in the classifieds. 350 obo. Its a complete setup. If you are considering doing this conversion JUMP on this!!! Super cheap and its done right!

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      10-03-2011 05:46 PM #1001
      So i got ****ty news but have mad props to give as well! My head got jacked in Bend, Oregon so if you see a ported 8v aba head thats freshley built let me know. But the propsare going out to jason from bahn brenner motorsports. I bought the head from him and he was getting it back to me before it was stolen and hes stepping up to build me a brand new aba head with all the goodies and a tt 288* cam in it!

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      10-03-2011 07:33 PM #1002
      That sucks man. Sorry to hear about that. But its pretty sweet that bbm is doing that.

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      10-03-2011 07:49 PM #1003
      Thats the thing its not even bbm. they werent involved with this transaction at all thats just where he worked. I think that these actions speak of his integrity and i imagine theyd be the same.

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      10-03-2011 08:29 PM #1004
      Still nice that they have stand up guys that work for them.

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      10-03-2011 11:10 PM #1005
      Yeah so ill always reccomend bahn brenner to anybody needing parts or work done for their boosted projects!

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      10-10-2011 07:29 PM #1006
      Got the new head on tried to crank it and nothing....So i decided when i set my timing i never checked my rotor to see if my intermidiate shaft had moved....It was 180* out...so i fixed it and it literally cranked twice and fired. It sounds f-ing awesome!!!
      Rocco's getting a TDI!!!

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      10-10-2011 07:50 PM #1007
      Quote Originally Posted by MKIGTITDI View Post
      Got the new head on tried to crank it and nothing....So i decided when i set my timing i never checked my rotor to see if my intermidiate shaft had moved....It was 180* out...so i fixed it and it literally cranked twice and fired. It sounds f-ing awesome!!!

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      10-10-2011 11:10 PM #1008
      Only downside of it running with it being a brand new head the lifters are loud as hell!
      Rocco's getting a TDI!!!

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      10-11-2011 02:34 AM #1009
      Quote Originally Posted by MKIGTITDI View Post
      Only downside of it running with it being a brand new head the lifters are loud as hell!
      They do that
      I freaked out when i put new lifters in for the first time the other week!!!

      I just ran it for 5 mins on idle, turned key off. Checked for any leaks ect, turned it back on a the ticking was gone

      Good effort on the new engine, Taken it for a drive yet?
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      10-11-2011 01:16 PM #1010
      just to work and back but i need to play with my distributor a bit mor. lifters quieted down a little bit but their still noisey. Cant expect much else with it being a fresh head though.
      Rocco's getting a TDI!!!

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      10-12-2011 12:09 AM #1011
      Quote Originally Posted by MKIGTITDI View Post
      Only downside of it running with it being a brand new head the lifters are loud as hell!
      did you let em soak in oil for a few days before installing em?

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      10-12-2011 12:47 AM #1012
      I have no idea if they had soaked in oil. The head was stripped down surfaced hot tanked and assembled at a machine shop in Bend in a 3 day window.
      Rocco's getting a TDI!!!

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      10-13-2011 06:12 PM #1013
      So one of my caps blew off on a dig to somewhere past 100mph so im going to go to the K&N filters like 86franklin has in the near future. Im waiting on one of my dads old buddies to send me my new subi scoop to weld onto my hood. Then itll be done for a while till i can get a turbo manifold intercooler and turbo for a good deal one of these days...If i do it to soon my wife will literally divorce me over this car/project...LOL
      Rocco's getting a TDI!!!

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      10-16-2011 02:53 AM #1014
      Quote Originally Posted by yeayeayea View Post
      did you let em soak in oil for a few days before installing em?
      always mixed opinions on doing this,

      i reckon if you have good oil pressure they will fill up in no time you cant do any damage to them in the time it takes to fill them, and what sorta dick would rev the snot out of a cold engine anyway

      i let mine idle for 3-4 mins, turned off and waited 3-4 mins, then started it back up, lifter noise gone.

      Good work on getting it going well mate, whens the hood scoop going on??
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      10-16-2011 02:07 PM #1015
      Im thinking i need to readjust my floats in 3 and 4 their flooding out and overflowing and flooding out my motor till its warmed up. My son is trying to help me figue it out.
      Rocco's getting a TDI!!!

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