mr_rbman

Members
  • Content count

    2,258
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Feedback

    100%

Community Reputation

83 Excellent

About mr_rbman

  • Rank
    GTR
  • Birthday 12/29/1984

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Adelaide
  • Interests
    wakeboarding & cars

Previous Fields

  • Car(s)
    R32 GTR
  • Real Name
    Ash

Recent Profile Visitors

5,226 profile views
  1. Mick, I have limited access to E85 here in the south of Adelaide so the plan was flex..... -5's i don't consider an option personally, we all know how lazy a standard bore RB26 is with twins, my current -7's setup is about as laggy as i'd want to get.... At the end of the day, my current setup I am happy with...........the only reason for considering other options is I believe I may have a turbo on it's way out so my thought basis was if i'm spending the money to remove turbos then why go to all that hassle to only net the same previous result. Why not spend a bit more (hi-flo turbos?, cams, injectors, E85 etc......) and net some more power.... The more i look into it though I think I could just be wanting too much given i don't want to go down the single path.... I don't think Dans results are too far stretched, from what I've seen not many people have gone down his path with E85 and his choice of cams.......they're certainly on the limit but not completely unbelievable.....
  2. ye -5 lag scares me to be honest and I think i'm already pushing -7 limits (98RON anyway) mmmmmmm
  3. mmmmm, so really if i'm set on staying low mount twins but chasing more power & (same response (ish) than -7 power, i may as well just follow what ActionDan has done and get some -9's, cams & E85!?!? What I had initially planned: I have picked up a set of -7's (one blown) cheap as i suspect I have a failed turbo seal with one of my -7's. I was thinking of selling off the two good -7's and rebuilding the two failed ones but try and chase more power (currently 310rwkws @ 18-20PSI....) thinking/hoping high 300's... Sorry to thread hi-jack, just didn't think this warranted a new thread...
  4. mmmm, good read......as always on SAU Certainly makes me question doing a similar thing I've been toying with for some time now (have my -7's rebuilt with -9 rears and -5 fronts :-/).....staying low mount twins no matter what... Was also looking at using a mob in Sydney to do the turbo job who replied the same to you
  5. awesome results for -9's
  6. Finally got time yesterday to do a few of those fiddly little jobs but am very happy with the end result. Pictures speak for themselves...
  7. Things quiet at work so took last week off and decided to prep the Sil80 for paint (never prepped a car for paint before :-/) Pretty happy with where I got to, ready now for my mate who's spraying it to bog fill the dents. Many different coloured panels found but hardly any rust so looking good. Thought I'd do the brakes quickly while I was at it too.
  8. haha, don't get me wrong....incredibly tempting given the results they are producing..... but I've bought the sil80 to go a little more crazy with, the GTR will now be about slowly (partially) restoring whilst still giving it plenty of poke for those Sunday drives (the old school sleepa)
  9. It's a GTR, no other option (IMHO)
  10. Picked up a pair of -7's quite cheap as one had a seal fail. Reason for grabbing these is I believe one of mine may have done a seal. I'm getting white smoke but only on deceleration after a hard run. (could also possibly be valve stem seals!?!) My thoughts are to look at possibly selling on the two good turbos and look at getting the 2 failed ones rebuilt and more importantly hi-flowed...... My goal is between 360-380rwkw's with the best response possible. Of course with supporting mods (Kelford cams, 1250cc injectors, ARP head studs, More boost, E85 etc.....) think I have all the other supporting requirements..... Going to research more and possibly chat to @hyper-gear & @Forgeperformance about putting some new tech into these old turbos so that hopefully I can make the power I want with all of it in before 4000RPM......mmmmm wonder if I'm expecting too much I am very well aware that a single will do all this.....and some easily but that's not even a consideration for me.....
  11. @ActionDan did this not too long ago IIRC
  12. haha just checked my bank account and yes it was a Joshua so it looks like this is a rather small world Thanks again!!!
  13. Only a small update but goes along well with the theme of continuing the general tidy up of the car... New left hand reverse light to replace my old cracked one...
  14. genuine Nissan for sure, $45 from Nissan IIRC and I'd assume cheaper from Justjap, Kudos etc...
  15. I had issues around 300rwkws with that pressure valve so definitely remove that...