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by cleantune
Tue Aug 17, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Backyard/ garage DIY paint experience?
Replies: 3
Views: 2651

Re: Backyard/ garage DIY paint experience?

Most important thing is the prep work, then it's just ensuring you have enough pressure coming out of the hvlp paint gun. metallic and or pearl mix and spray while everything is still evenly mixed. Some paints come with a shade card- spray and let dry. Do each coat until one can't tell what shades a...
by cleantune
Tue Aug 17, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Backyard/ garage DIY paint experience?
Replies: 3
Views: 2651

Re: Backyard/ garage DIY paint experience?

Just wanted to post an update on this, since I have prepped (fixed small fiberglass damage), primed painted and cleared sideskirts and a front bumper. I've heard stories before about painting in a garage...wet the whole floor, then aim fans outside with filters, etc. What I did was pick up a bunch o...
by cleantune
Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

Updates on this project have been slow to say the least, currently just doing a lot of dreaming....I mean....research, build plans and planning build stuff :eusa-shifty: hah There is suddenly a lot more to do when ALL the electronics, fuel and vacuum lines are removed. More to come. If you haven't a...
by cleantune
Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: 1995 S14 Zenki (built KA-T)
Replies: 2
Views: 2647

Re: 1995 S14 Zenki (built KA-T)

Welcome! Awesome project, keep up the great work!
by cleantune
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

Hi everyone, its been more than a little while. Everyone seems to be making great progress on their projects.

Still working on getting stuff together for this new engine setup. Hope to get back into posting some more regular updates on here soon.


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by cleantune
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: KA-T Chat
Topic: Coil On Plug Conversion for Stock ECU
Replies: 41
Views: 10387

Re: Coil On Plug Conversion for Stock ECU

Such an awesome idea, great work on this!
by cleantune
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

... So photo bucket decided to start blocking photos again I guess. Anyways hope everyone is doing well and making good progress on their projects. I have some updates to share: The new motor and trans are in...temporarily. The plan is to get as much "mocked-up" and mounted as possible wit...
by cleantune
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

Project has slowed down a lot- had to figure out some of the supporting components for the engine (as mentioned). Still planning on doing an update video as requested, but will most likely be sometime near the end of next month (July). Engine and trans ARE in though! Today , installed "Serial N...
by cleantune
Thu May 23, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

No videos of this build....I'm waiting for an update on YT. Looks like youre collecting some nice parts Thanks! yes, taking f o r e v e r to get this thing working. I could do an update vid on YT if people are interested. Anything in particular? or just a full up to date over view of where everythi...
by cleantune
Tue May 21, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 777
Views: 231670

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

The projects you've been working on are always so cool! keep up the great work!!
by cleantune
Tue May 21, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

https://i.ibb.co/cYkGdqL/0908182236b-HDR.jpg I apologize for the lack of updates on here. Planning on posting more pictures as plans for this project develop. Currently working on solutions to the following: •Fuel storage+delivery •cooling •oil system •power steering •exhaust and intake • wiring *t...
by cleantune
Tue May 21, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

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by cleantune
Wed May 01, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

SERIOUSLY nerve-racking experience taking a cutting wheel to a perfectly fine transmission, lol :D CD00A (basically CD009, but new year so new number ID). After marking the bell housing with a paint marker (using the one casting rib as reference and a tape measure), we used an angle grider w/ cuttin...
by cleantune
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

. Considered an SR- would also be pretty drop-in and tunable. Already had a tuner and Rebuild shop in mind for the KA24de, so to level the playing field a bit, started looking at shops that do full motor rebuilds and tunes for the 2Jz and LS. Considered just doing an OEM 2jz or LS too. After talking...
by cleantune
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

WOW, didn't realize how long its been since this thread was updated! Left this thread last time with some what of a "cliff hanger" after mentioning "big changes" are in the works. After the oil starvation incident at Pocono Raceway, I had to figure out what to do with the engine:...
by cleantune
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Daigle’s S14
Replies: 586
Views: 187716

Re: Daigle’s S14

Nice! Tuzzio, I thought you were a spambot at first, lol
by cleantune
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Daigle’s S14
Replies: 586
Views: 187716

Re: Daigle’s S14

Awesome! We're looking forward to it!
by cleantune
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Daigle’s S14
Replies: 586
Views: 187716

Re: Daigle’s S14 - THE END

Wait, what happened?!
by cleantune
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: So how exactly do you drift?
Replies: 21
Views: 8191

Re: So how exactly do you drift?

^spam????
by cleantune
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

^ thanks Brian, I'll take another look at it. For those who are not already following my instagram (@cleantune), I have been posting videos and pictures of the engine teardown and hope to have a POV video of the engine disassembly up on yt by the end of the month (I'll post the link here when availa...
by cleantune
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

VERY interesting and perplexing finds so far with this engine. Just to preface as to WHY.... This engine has been through some complete rebuilds (full disassembly more than once before) and I was NOT directly involved with the part choice, specs, or final assembly (HUGE mistake, but did this to save...
by cleantune
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

. WHaT A MeSs.... http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f47/cleantune3/thumbnail_zpszw6oxush.jpg Started taking pics of individual parts (all for sale) from this setup. Will be starting a fs thread on here with part detail listed. These pipes are incredibly lightweight; all aluminum: http://i44.photobuc...
by cleantune
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

What are these big changes? Don't hold out on us! ...oh ya know...things :dance: I'll post updates as stuff changes. I can plan for months to do something and then decide to change it last minute :dunno: More pics, and again if anyone sees something they like on this engine setup- literally anythin...
by cleantune
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

Decided to make some big changes in the engine bay. I will be parting out the entire current engine setup. Please feel free to message me on here if interested in anything. Can ship any bolt ons right away. The internals will be ready following the block teardown that I will be documenting on here. ...
by cleantune
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

towards the end of last year (2017), we had partnered up with Automotive Training Center (ATC) to help promote their school and all the great opportunities and variety of classes they have to offer their students: http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f47/cleantune3/setup1_zpsxrhalzgn.jpeg http://i44.ph...
by cleantune
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

Not too much has changed with the engine setup; just put the oil cooler back in with a partsshopmax oil filter relocation and plumbed in the accusump with an electronic pressure control valve. Old dyno sheet from R/T: http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f47/cleantune3/Scan202017-10-20200003_zpsnfq9rq0...
by cleantune
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

There was an autox event on Jefferson Circuit at Summit Point at the end of last year called the "Refrigerator bowl". Its basically a point to point race on the circuit with a cool down section before arriving back at grid. It was a good opportunity to try out some different parts and lear...
by cleantune
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: New Project: Mild build
Replies: 235
Views: 71998

Re: New Project: Mild build

So THANKFULLY there is a "free" option for Photo bucket again; hoping this "free" option continues. So, as a result, time for some updates everyone! A friend and I showed up with cars the day before Tuner Evo (TE) and found out there were no more early drop offs that day, so I un...
by cleantune
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: KA-T Picture Threads
Topic: Adam's formerly supercharged... now soon-to-be-turbo'd, S14
Replies: 777
Views: 231670

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

looking great! Awesome to see the continuing progression man, keep up the great work as always!

Was the Arduino programming hard to learn?
by cleantune
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: KA-T Tech. Basic
Topic: ka-t running rich, won’t idle or accelerate
Replies: 4
Views: 3630

Re: ka-t running rich, won’t idle or accelerate

One major thing about these engines (or any really) is to start out with the simplest fix first. Their are many pieces, but all that aside, it really just comes down to fuel and spark. Once one finds out which side the problem is coming from, just start checking off things from the list (starting wi...