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      05-01-2013, 06:52 PM   #199
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Would you please hurry the crap up so I can decide if I should buy or build an ST setup!
Well if your on the fence to see if i make more power than the current singles, well, we fully intend to once i change the tranny.

But.. if you want to build your own kit to compete with the VFF900. You need to go to a very reputable fabricator and the tuning will be the next speed bump.

We are getting to the tuning phase very soon.

Call Proven Power talk to them, call FFTEC and talk to them, call other reputable places. Its a tough choice i know, i was in your shoes in December.

Go with VS3 if you have some time..Theres a first round guy selling his spot on the other forum. Things are going to progress a lot this year

If you have a couple months, stay tuned
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Some one asked for a drawing of how it was done..

This is the best i could draw..
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The tuning issues are the only part I'm concerned with. Between two buddies and I we could more than tackle everything if we knew what the catch was that kept previous people from successfully tuning an ST N54. What all gets modified in Vishnu's DME flash?
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The tuning issues are the only part I'm concerned with. Between two buddies and I we could more than tackle everything if we knew what the catch was that kept previous people from successfully tuning an ST N54. What all gets modified in Vishnu's DME flash?
If this is your only concern, stay tuned. Im not going to troll act like we have it handled lol..
I imagine one of the hurdles is using the DME to control boost on non OEM style wastegates.
We are going to use an EBC. And then tune to match a specific load. Sounds easy i know lol.. but i doubt it will be easy considering throttle closures and part throttle tuning.
Nothing is impossible though As we progress we will get these build threads updated.
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Kind of a repost, but the flash messed the other pic up and i got this clearer one later.. enjoy
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Holy mother of forced induction I just read it all from page 1.

This thing is a monster, I am stoked for the owner!
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Holy mother of forced induction I just read it all from page 1.

This thing is a monster, I am stoked for the owner!
Thanks! its my car lol... im dying to drive it... we are close.. Fuel parts on the way from vargas and the shop is taking care of the alternator. Im at work in alaska right now.......
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Thanks! its my car lol... im dying to drive it... we are close.. Fuel parts on the way from vargas and the shop is taking care of the alternator. Im at work in alaska right now.......
Are you an ice fisherman? ahahaha
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Are you an ice fisherman? ahahaha
Put it this way, fuel is not an issue for him...lmao !
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Put it this way, fuel is not an issue for him...lmao !
LOL...

I work in the oil field on the Northern arctic coast of alaska.. Prudhoe Bay Oilfield. I do pipeline pigging. (internal inspection of pipelines with a tool that gets sent from one point to another collecting data)
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Sounds cold lol
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Sounds cold lol
yeah

on a positive note, when the cars done ill get to alaska and back to florida faster
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yeah

on a positive note, when the cars done ill get to alaska and back to florida faster
Looks like you travel a lot for your job do you live in FL originally tho?
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So you gonna drive this monster over to my dealership to take a look at when you here in Tampa
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So you gonna drive this monster over to my dealership to take a look at when you here in Tampa
not sure how rushed I may or may not be to get it home... have you gone to the shop to see it? if not you should go see it.
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Looks like you travel a lot for your job do you live in FL originally tho?
im from Florida originally. moved to Alaska in 2005, moved Back to Florida in 2010 but I still work in Alaska on a rotational job.
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If I go there I will start throwing credit cards and money at them. So I will contain myself.
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How are you controlling boost?

Are you using the wastegate spring?

Or will you be using a boost solenoid?

Also what about the Christmas tree on the dash I'm assuming removing all the solenoid from the stock set up raised some red flags.
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How are you controlling boost?

Are you using the wastegate spring?

Or will you be using a boost solenoid?

Also what about the Christmas tree on the dash I'm assuming removing all the solenoid from the stock set up raised some red flags.

That was in the first post of the thread? 15psi spring on the wastegate, and a tuner to start removing the codes its looking for.

I would imagine if you have the solenoids still connected with a ISO G5 as it interrupts the boost signal completely you can eliminate all the under/over boost coding and still fool the computer for fuel delivery.
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How are you controlling boost?

External boost controller later

Are you using the wastegate spring?

Yes 1 bar

Or will you be using a boost solenoid?

Im not a scientist but maybe?

Also what about the Christmas tree on the dash I'm assuming removing all the solenoid from the stock set up raised some red flags.

None of that. Car has been driven under light idle and so far nothing but an 02 sensor code, we will deal with other codes/lights as they arise

Answers in blue?
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If I go there I will start throwing credit cards and money at them. So I will contain myself.
I know... thats what happened to me lmao... it started with them building just the manifold... now here we are
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That was in the first post of the thread? 15psi spring on the wastegate, and a tuner to start removing the codes its looking for.

I would imagine if you have the solenoids still connected with a ISO G5 as it interrupts the boost signal completely you can eliminate all the under/over boost coding and still fool the computer for fuel delivery.
well played,
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