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04-20-2010, 06:21 PM
Hi guys,

With spring here I'm getting the car ready for some big time upgrades :)

Here's a little taste of what came in the mail today:


http://img340.imageshack.us/img340/1434/p1090276.jpg
Business Card used as a size reference
http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/6886/p1090275.jpg


;)

More to follow.

5.0LitreBeater
04-22-2010, 01:38 AM
:werd:

5.0LitreBeater
04-22-2010, 01:39 AM
i heard you have to do the timing belt every 30,000 or so on the 944s

slinkie
04-22-2010, 02:10 AM
nice turbo...any mods on speed3

m10-power
04-23-2010, 02:21 PM
Is that your black one out back with the 997TT wheels? Looks good, I am looking at an '88 turbo as well for the wife, great cars.

Seahorsepower1
04-23-2010, 08:09 PM
Love the turbo, looking to get a 944/951 myself. :)

07-02-2010, 05:08 PM
New wheels! Forged Enkeis.


http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/6382/p1090839.jpg
http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/2940/p1090840.jpg
http://img256.imageshack.us/img256/1002/p1090841.jpg

18x8.5 +40 with 225/40R18 in the front
18x10 +58 with 3mm spacer and 285/30R18 in the rear

Here's a look at the old wheels. Pics courtesy of Dave @ Evolizephoto.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4032/4482718753_45c094bf9c_o.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2689/4482719511_cf000da854_o.jpg

I'll be posting a writeup soon of the entire project's journey from somewhat stock to the 400+ whp monster it is now ;)

Sentry
07-02-2010, 05:16 PM
400 horse eh. You've been busy. What turbo?

Also new wheels look great. No more rubbing?

07-02-2010, 05:18 PM
Originally posted by Sentry
400 horse eh. You've been busy. What turbo?

Also new wheels look great. No more rubbing?

Haha yeah. Solved a problem that was robbing me of a lot of power up top.

New rear wheels are 2mm less aggressive than before, no more rubbing.

Previous intake design was pretty poor and my air filter was actually collapsing and choking off my air supply under full boost above 5000RPM causing me to run really rich.

Just put in a Fabspeed 3" downpipe and tossed out my completely fouled spark plugs and just got my car track ready with race pads and new rotors :thumbsup:

ZorroAMG
07-02-2010, 05:58 PM
Those 997 wheels look a LOT nicer than I had pictured on a 944...

The new wheels are hot too.

Skyline_Addict
07-02-2010, 06:39 PM
nice!

T-Dubbs
07-03-2010, 09:26 AM
looks awesome!

SR240SX
07-06-2010, 01:48 PM
Do you live in the NW? I think you live right by me...I see this car allot, Super nice car...I love the way it looks

07-06-2010, 01:50 PM
Originally posted by SR240SX
Do you live in the NW? I think you live right by me...I see this car allot, Super nice car...I love the way it looks

Yup. I live in Hidden Valley.

SR240SX
07-06-2010, 01:52 PM
Thought so, I check it out everyday I see it in the driveway when im driving by hah, Love the wheels it has on it now looks amazing

HyperZell
07-23-2010, 11:20 AM
If I didn't know any better I'd say that this was a good looking and well-behaved car that is at your beck and call.

07-23-2010, 12:09 PM
Originally posted by HyperZell
If I didn't know any better I'd say that this was a good looking and well-behaved car that is at your beck and call.

Lol, it's survived (kinda) 3 track days so far! I can get to 260kph on the front straight.

Meth kit going in on Monday :)

Errol.
07-24-2010, 02:55 AM
This thing was a monster at the track!
Chased you around the corners then on the straight, wow thats all i can say

nismodrifter
07-24-2010, 02:59 AM
Sickness. Been in love with 944's since I was a child....seeing a minty example modded properly makes me droooooool :drool:.

Redlyne_mr2
07-24-2010, 11:06 AM
This is a very quick car. I would say it's close to the 430 scud in terms of speed on the straights.

Myz
08-27-2010, 07:40 PM
Hey Aaron.Car looks Great. I seem to have missed the details on the build somehow.
Myron

08-31-2010, 03:41 PM
Originally posted by Myz
Hey Aaron.Car looks Great. I seem to have missed the details on the build somehow.
Myron

Thanks!

Well, quick update on the car...

As some of you may know, I blew my the hotside on my turbo at the track a few weeks ago. Pretty disappointing as it was only a few months old. Looks like one of the fins on the turbine broke apart, possibly from heat... which is weird because my brand new methanol/water injection kit should've been helping to keep that down.

Luckily, Lindsey Racing is being a good sport and repairing it for free, but because I'm impatient and I don't like to wait, I ordered a slightly smaller turbo from them and slapped it on with a new dual port wastegate. Supposed to lose around 20whp on the top end but man is the spoolup ever nice. 1.4 bar of boost at 3700rpm sure is nice! :bigpimp:

More bad news though, that wastegate seems to be defective and is impossible to open so I basically have 0 boost control. Imagine my surprise when I test drove the car after I got it installed and my boost gauge replay hit 2.0+ bar!! :eek:

Luckily, supplier is coming through once again and sending me a brand new one express at no cost :)

More updates and dyno results to come.

09-04-2010, 03:42 PM
First off, big thanks to Toma for the tune! So the new turbo makes less horsepower up top than the old one, but I'm pretty happy with the spoolup.

Results... 412.8whp and 371.6 ft-lb of torque at 21psi. Should be able to push more boost judging by the AFR but again, fairly happy with how the car feels.

http://img545.imageshack.us/img545/9459/scan0001j.jpg
http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/3641/scan0002nr.jpg
http://img693.imageshack.us/img693/3376/scan0003ae.jpg

Redlyne_mr2
09-04-2010, 03:43 PM
Wow awesome

09-08-2010, 10:21 AM
So...

New dyno results from Monday on a dynojet while running 94 octane. This is one of the runs. If/when I get a graph of my best run I'll post it up. The best run I had was 448whp and 420ft-lb of torque :) Running hella rich though.

http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/5210/aaron944.png


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JZS_147
09-09-2010, 11:31 AM
a little birdie told me RCTS fixed some of your boost issues and the car runs a ton better now :clap:

Toma
09-16-2010, 04:43 PM
Bah, it's not THAT rich.... ;)

Only for a few seconds after as the boost "comes on". Could be some sort of dMAP based enrichment table we dont have access to in the freebie software.

Call that "safe" ;)

At peak power, it's high 11's/low12's... perfect for durability and abuse ;)

But seriously.... maybe Lindsey has a definition file that has the parameters fully labled on all axis... that would help ;)

beyond_ban
09-17-2010, 11:00 AM
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beyond_ban
09-20-2010, 11:41 AM
^ Why was the removed????? I cannot post in the marketplace anymore

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