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by adamky
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14

I was VTA before and didn't like it for a number of reasons. Vacuum in the crankcase is always preferred. This was the first article that popped up when I searched for "benefits of vacuum in crankcase" ---> https://dsportmag.com/the-tech/quick-tech-the-benefits-of-lowering-crankcase-pressure-part-1/...
by adamky
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

This was the odometer readout when I built the motor: 155,111 miles http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/jefrom19/240%20stuff/New%20turbo%20stuff/IMG_20160726_204708015_zps6khnbymy.jpg This was yesterday: 175,152 miles https://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/jefrom19/240%20stuff/New%20turbo%20stuf...
by adamky
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Basic
Topic: **Urgent help please** with BC cams and JWT sprockets
Replies: 2
Views: 695

Re: **Urgent help please** with BC cams and JWT sprockets

This gives you some basic info on how cam tuning affects your powerband: https://www.enginebasics.com/Advanced%20Engine%20Tuning/Cam%20Gear%20Tuning.html For more top end, you want to decrease overlap. I'd start by retarding the intake cam 2.5-5* and advancing the exhaust 2.5-5*. That will give a be...
by adamky
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: 1995 S14 Zenki (built KA-T)
Replies: 1
Views: 541

Re: 1995 S14 Zenki (built KA-T)

Welcome! And d@mn.... 700+ whp on ONE Walbro 485 pump! I didn't think one in-tank pump would be able to do that...
by adamky
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14

Another Nissan/Infiniti in the family...

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by adamky
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Advanced
Topic: Adjustable timing chain tensioners advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1271

Re: Adjustable timing chain tensioners advice

It's an awesome idea. That's exactly how a lot of car's timing chain adjusters work from the factory. And they "appear" to be well made in the pics. I don't know anything about that company though.
by adamky
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: KA-T Chat
Topic: XEvil can break ANY Captcha!...
Replies: 2
Views: 1605

Re: XEvil can break ANY Captcha!...

Umm, what?
by adamky
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

I know. It blows me away. I think it's got a couple more gallons in it now. I can tell by how fast the vacuum depletes as to whether the tank is getting full. I raced a stretched/modded 600cc bike a couple nights ago, and for once, I got some of it on film. Granted, I only got the last part of it on...
by adamky
Mon May 20, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Well, I have lifted the head several times in the past few months. Time to pull the head and get those steel washer inserts installed.
by adamky
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

I can definitely do a walk around vid soon. I have an update on the situation. It seemed like it started blowing out the dipstick more and more easily and I wasn't sure why. So, for the heck of it, I decided to empty my vacuum tank for the first time in 6 months (maybe more, I'm not sure). Well, I w...
by adamky
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Fully built Turbo Tami version 2.0
Replies: 6
Views: 968

Re: Fully built Turbo Tami version 2.0

Looking good! That surge tank setup is pimp!
by adamky
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Oh, its around 350-380 whp on pump gas, close to 500 on E85. I just started adding ethanol back into the tank after going the entire winter without it. I'm up to 71% ethanol on this tank. I also cranked the boost up to 22 again. She rips!!!!!!!!! I had some fun the past week or so and while I haven'...
by adamky
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Good to hear someone is still wrenching on these things.... keep us posted no the progress and results. I take it this would theoretically let the engine and engine oil last longer? Yes, one of the vacuum setup's main advantages is that it keeps the oil cleaner. And I'm hoping the motor will last l...
by adamky
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

I guess I'm overdue to post some updates. I'm now at over 168K on the odometer, which means I have 13,000+ miles on this motor so far. (The rebuild was at 155,111 miles, which was in September of 2016). She is still kicking a55 and going strong!! So, after d!cking around with this for well over a ye...
by adamky
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: KA-T Tech. Basic
Topic: S13 Ka low throttle hesitation, bucking, flat spot.
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

Re: S13 Ka low throttle hesitation, bucking, flat spot.

I didn't see any mention of your TPS sensor. Check all of the connections and check/monitor voltage, especially when it's doing this "bucking". I bet you have a wiring short or loose connection that's causing all of this. If it turns out that all connections are good, try resetting the TPS sensor as...
by adamky
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Daigle’s S14
Replies: 586
Views: 152688

Re: Daigle’s S14 - THE END

:icon-surprised: :icon-eek:
by adamky
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: ECU Tuning
Topic: nismotronic ka24de cop help
Replies: 35
Views: 16622

Re: nismotronic ka24de cop help

So adamky, you are using an s13 sr20det ecu, an s14 ka24de dizzy, with the s13 sr20det Cas optical wheel inside it? I have been considering going turbo on my Ka but I want to line out how I'll tune it first. That is correct. I don't know if you've seen my build thread, but I made a custom conversio...
by adamky
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 233
Views: 49404

Re: New Project: Mild build

What are these big changes? Don't hold out on us!
by adamky
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Drag Racing
Topic: Rosado Racing is back!! 9.90 @ 144mph
Replies: 12
Views: 3029

Re: Rosado Racing is back!! 9.90 @ 144mph

Good to see you still kicking ass with the ka-t!! What's the suspension setup?
by adamky
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

I actually gave up on the Arduino programming. It was way overcomplicated for what I need. However, just yesterday, I realized that I can hack a cheap servo tester to control the brushless motor. I simply have to remove the potentiometer from the board and use resistors and a relay to get the contro...
by adamky
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Clunk no more... http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/jefrom19/240%20stuff/Differential/IMG_20180621_152741553_HDR_zpstzwxo7on.jpg http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/jefrom19/240%20stuff/Differential/IMG_20180621_145710672_zpsmi0tycmf.jpg http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/jefrom19/240%20s...
by adamky
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

In other news, I may have an idea where that insane drivetrain clunk has been coming from. I knew the Energy Suspension diff bushings for this car were a sh!tty design, but WTF?? They completely disentegrated.. http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/jefrom19/240%20stuff/New%20turbo%20stuff/IMG_20180...
by adamky
Tue May 01, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Pulled the intake manifold, replaced the gasket with a FelPro, and replaced the stud at the front with an Allen head bolt. Also had to replace the throttle body because the shaft that the pulley rode on got pulled out of the side of the throttle body a while back. Been running on zip ties up until n...
by adamky
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: KA-T Chat
Topic: Blown head gasket or cracked head or...?
Replies: 13
Views: 4958

Re: Blown head gasket or cracked head or...?

Yes. There is a UV-dye that you can add to your coolant/water. Most automotive stores carry it.
by adamky
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Normally it wouldn't be that big of a deal, but I have a pretty busy family life now, so who knows when the hell I'll get this fixed. And if I'm going to pull the intake manifold, I'm going to go ahead and fix a few things, like the 1/8" NPT ports on the plenum that are tapped way too deep.
by adamky
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: KA-T Chat
Topic: Blown head gasket or cracked head or...?
Replies: 13
Views: 4958

Re: Blown head gasket or cracked head or...?

unicoder wrote:Your turbo manifold, the very first stud, goes straight to a water jacket. When you put that turbo manifold on, did you by chance have to tap that hole or have trouble tightening it down? You may have broken through to the water jacket.
Great reply!
by adamky
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Spoke too soon. Still leaking at the intake manifold gasket coolant passage. Dammit..
by adamky
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 768
Views: 171136

Re: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd,

Sure. I'm pretty busy these days, so my response time can be a bit slow. I finally traced down my coolant leak and fixed it. Woo hoo! The front lower intake manifold nut had backed out and it was leaking past the intake gasket. Tightened the nut down with some Loctite on it and I can't find any more...