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  1. Yes there is some room for aero, it does add some points to the modifier, but I think it’s really worth it in my experience. I’m planning on doing a simple rear wing and front splitter as far as big aero goes.
  2. I forgot to mention the races range from 14-24 hour races with some full day races and some weekend events (8hr+8hr for example)
  3. So the WRL series has 4 classes ranging from pretty much prepped e36-e46 spec race cars all the way to Porsche gt4 club sports. The classing is done on a PWR (power to weight ratio) basis with point modifiers for things like a sequential box or air jacks etc etc. The plan as of right now is to try to keep the 20det as I was pretty unsuccessful on finding documentation anywhere online about rb's built for endurance and I know the 20 can take a hell of a beating given it has the right support obviously. Once the car is done I can get it on the scales and see where I'm going to have to fall power wise, but from a rough guess Im thinking it will be sweet around 300-350 whp (220kw - 260 kw). Unfortunately for me I think im going to have to do most of the R and D on this myself as ive asked around as much as I could over here in the states, unfortunately everyone here with skylines is either obsessed with just outright power or time attack cars and not any w2w or endurance support. That's why I'm talking to the great knowledge base on here.
  4. Hello all, First a quick intro about myself i'm currently a junior in university studying engineering across the pond in America, and my goal is to have the first W2W circuit r32 in America. This is a pretty bold clame but I'm determined to get it done as I believe I have enough prior motorsport knowledge where I don't believe its a shot in the dark. Now, there are lots of time attack cars running around, but that's not my jazz. I have raced in an enduro series in the states for a little bit but wanted to build my own car. The car is a '91 hcr32 that I got back in 2017 and it has been an open track day car since. Just recently have I started to tear it down and start some development on the chassis and engine. The car came to the port pretty much standard. It then then got light modifications to serve as a weekend/dual purpose car like hicas delete, cusco coilovers, solid rear subframe bushings, koyo rad, koyo oil cooler, 25neo turbo, fmic and some other misc stuff. Fast forward to 2019 when I was off at school on the other side of the country the car came with and got some more work such as a lot of new bushings, front and rear camber arms, tension arms. The rb20det got some love with a Garrett 2860rs turbo, all supporting modifications and a haltech platinum pro after the nistune board and kinugawa turbo took a poop. I also did some development with some catch can set ups and found a 2 can set up that worked good for me. The car had since done countless open days at various tracks to keep me busy in between school, work, and racing this e46 which was owned by a friend at school and his dad. Back to the r32. The plan for the car is to build the car roughly to make this coming season and do a lot of testing to gather any info that will help me for 2 years down the road when the car will get refreshed and another engine built that is more suitable for race use as the motor in it now is the refreshed motor it came with. The series I want the car to eventually race in is called WRL, which is an endurance series based in the states. To start where there car is at currently I have just finished removing the engine and stripping the car to prep for a cage which is being built by a well known race shop here in Colorado. The car left to the cage builder in a fairly empty state. While the car is currently at the shop still I have been busy refreshing the ol 20det with a refreshed head, all new gaskets and pumps, and a checked over bottom end. I was also keen on trying a cheapo top intake plenum on the "mule" engine for some tests. Most of the safety equipment is sitting in the garage ready such as a seat (OMP HTE-r), sabelt 6pt belts, window and drivers nets, and some other misc stuff. I have also been busy with sorting out the harness that will run to the rear of the car to control the lights, as I took the stock harness and stripped the hicas, amp, rear wiper, and other misc junk out of it so its very skinny and will fit next to the battery cable to the rear passenger side of the car. This is pretty much up to date, so feel free to ask any questions as I will try to update this forum as much as possible as the car will be back in the garage early next week and will be getting some paint on the interior.
  5. Thanks for the info guys, appreciate it. I had the timing at high rpm down to about 15* and it was still showing plenty of knock with 11.2 afrs, and race fuel. So I was getting a feeling that it couldn’t be right.
  6. I swapped them around I've yet to start the motor but I will see if the values swap.
  7. I was looking at that earlier I thought I would give it a try but I'm on a Platinum Pro
  8. Hello, I'm wondering if its normal to have vastly different "knock level logged" values for both of the knock sensors. #1 sensor shows a value of 0 when I start the data log and randomly jumps up to 60 after a few seconds (under normal operation not a WOT pull) and the #2 sensor shows 235 when the data log is started and stays at that value the whole log. These values seem quite stray from each other and don't follow any trends compared to the "knock signal" values, but I'm looking for some input on this. Thanks
  9. Update, I have played with timing and fuel bit more and retarded the timing 5 degrees and it still made little to no difference. It seems to detect the least knock competitively (if it even is real knock) at about 16* timing at high rpm/wot, which is conservative from what I've seen people online have their 20's at. I also put a tank of fresh 100 AKI (104 RON) and it seemed to make little to no difference of the seemingly high knock values that are spiking to 200+. This is leading me more to think one or more of the sensors is faulty.
  10. Yep, makes sense could be picking up drivetrain “noise” as well. I had a great time helping tune our e46 race car here in the us for a series called lucky dog, had knock ears there and was able to hear it audibly, really helped make it perfect. Just my first dab dealing with rb’s, good to know they’re not reputable
  11. Hi all, I have been tuning my 20det and have into a bit of confusion. When I log the knock sensor values, sensor 2 is has quite different values than sensor one, even at areas where there is little knock possibility. Is this because they could be wired in series? Although wouldn’t make much sense, I haven’t looked into it much. I will get large knock spikes at about 5500rpm -6000rpm, we have taken a lot of timing out down to about 11-13* and ran different types of fuel and have had no luck. I would think that the voltages of the two sensors would be more similar but I could be wrong. I’m not sure if this is false knock or not but I would like to bump the timing back up to 16* ish as the afr’s were spot on and it felt good or if anyone has any other suggestions that would be much appreciated. Unfortunately don’t have access to knock ears. Cheers Set up is a rb20det gt2860rs 440cc injectors platinum pro
  12. Thanks but on that data sheet i couldn't find a dead time chart ( volt vs ms)
  13. Hey all, ive been searching for the dead time of the Deatchsworks 440cc injectors for days and cannot find anything on their website or online. IM wondering if anyone knows them.. thanks
  14. That’s what I was thinking that’s why it’s hard to see if it’s receiving or transmitting data.
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