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robbo_rb180

Robs Sil80-more skyline than S chassis


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2 hours ago, GTofuS-T said:

Awesome update! I did the exotics racing F430 in May too!! (but last year) was good fun but over way too soon.

Do you have any further details on this setup? is it a product or DIY?

Here you go, its a little bit clunky at first but I wanted something more modern and pull data straight from the ecu. It also has a media control but need an external amp to power speakers

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2019 Updates :D

Sold my Monaro over the weekend :( but got to buy a Unimig 200Amp ac/dc tig and start making the intercooler pipes. First time welding aluminium and happy with it for now. Hot side is all welded and just need a 90 degree silicon, cold side is have cut the the first 2 bends up.
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Also started doing a LS conversion in a mates vh commodore so my time is currently split between the 2 cars.
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Hoping to finish pipe work & exhaust on the sil80 by Friday and going away over the long weekend so may program the ecu & start the car mid next week 

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Pipe work all done and engine now ready for coolant. Got lazy with the exhaust and bought a justjap cat back will finish fitting it tomorrow and waiting on the aluminium box for astra power steering set up then will fire up and start tuning next weekend 

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Went to put coolant in last night to start it up and then there was a big puddle on the floor so gave up.

First thing this morning removed radiator and it had a crack where I had ground abit too much off to fit it better. A quick weld and refit it all and no more leaks ?

Put in a battery, plugged in the laptop and loaded a base file. Started testing injectors, igntion, set up e throttle & calibrated cas.
Hit the key and it spluttered to life but won't stay idling BUT it does start. Have organised to get some help sorting the tune.
Pretty happy that it at least starts and done everything myself this time around.
Will get a video once its running nicely

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8 hours ago, Dose Pipe Sutututu said:

New SAU tradition, skids in Mexico 

Will get rego after Japan holiday in May then a mexico trip will happen 

Before I took it off the road around March/April 2017. This pad is in a local guys backyard

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Got it on the dyno tonight and didn't all go to plan 
End result was 227kw on 14psi no matter what we did. Wastegate spring is too soft (7psi) & leaking at manifold flange, catalytic converter may have collapsed and fuel may be off (tried mixing half a tank with old & fresh). Got a few small water & oil leaks.
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Plan is to get a gate spring tomorrow, drop the cat out with decat pipe, reseat wastegate, fix all the leaks, drain fuel and double check base timing.
Got 2 other cars to get ready for racing & setup the race event this weekend so will try and get back on the dyno next week

 

Also bought a dedicated circuit/drift car
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Sr20, gt30 T2 flange, Link g4+ plugin, coilovers. 
was a great deal so couldn't pass it up. Plan is to do all new suspension, r33 brakes, add some sensors to engine (IAT, Oil Pres & temp, Fuel Pres & temp and a flex sensor), fixed back seat and a big tidy up. Need to bin the kebab spec dual sub setup too.

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Haha we have very similar tastes. I have an RB20 S15 street car and just picked up a basic SR20 drift car same as yours.

I bought a G4+ plugin for it and adding Oil pressure/temp, Coolant pressure/temp, Fuel pressure/temp, Manifold air pressure/temp and flex fuel sensor. Can throw up some pics of how i did it all if you want, was a bit of dicking around but well worth it imo.

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