today my baby had a brand new black wheels and tail wing :)
and a bass tube in trunk :)
Wow, it's been a long time I last visited the Engish site. Anyhow, I don't think there were huge flocks of people who wanted to check my updates...
Still, I write a few lines about the car and the last few months.
So I had the 164 QV 76,2mm crank, 164 QV rods, and Ross Racing 82 mm forged pistons. Everything was fine. Re-mapping went all right; boost set at 1,5 bar (22 psi).
I didn't go on a dyno to check the exact figures but it felt amazing. Even in 3rd gear it was not easy to keep the car on the track. So I was happy.
It lasted for about 200 km's when a strange noise began to come from the engine bay, max. boost wasn't more than 1,3 bar (19 psi), I had bigger turbo lag and I could feel the loss of power. It ran all right but wasn't the beast I didn't have time to get used to... Actually, it made about 260 hp at 0,7 bar (10 psi) boost.
To be short: I went to quite a few different mechanics, noone knew what was going on, and then finally I brought it back to where it was assembled. There the mechanic saw that the pistons were loose in the cylinders and that's why all shit happened to me and the car. Neither Ross Racing nor my mechanic took the responsibility for the engine damage so it's being rebuilt right now on my own expense. I'm happy. The worst thing is that I tend to begin hating the car. And it's not her fault. It was mine. And all the motherfucker, ass-licking, cock-sucking Hungarian reality's fault which left me completely embarassed. That's it for now.
As all this is in English and I know noone will read it I dare write it down here:
as soon as the car is ready I won't give boost over 1,3 bar (19 psi) and it will perform the way it performs. Maybe I'll cut back boost even more. It will still be powerful enough. And then I'm seriously considering selling the car I have loved so much and spent so much money on. But among circumstances like this it doens't make sense to try and build and exceptional car...
We went to visit the nation’s only one Formula 1 racetrack with Piri (my GT's nickname) and the carmates. We considered the air temperature, the humidity and the quality of the track to be just fine for us, so we got enrolled into category II. That means above 150 BHP, which is the exact amount Piri has, so she would have also fitted in category I, but the stickers on the loud end easily give him 2 extra scientific BHP.
Although no Porsches, Evos or Subarus got terrified by us, I had a very positive disappointment in the car. We expected our time to be around 3.00.00, but finally we did it under 2.38.0x. A further surprise was that the previous gen BMW M3s could only lose us in the straights, we could catch up with them in the curves. Of course this can also be the difference between the drivers, but my last name is not Schumacher either.
The 3 heats meant 80 kms overall, and the tyres and brakes have a clear sight on that, otherwise the car behaved and bear it nicely. It deserves a new wunderbaum and oil change.
Thanks for the photos to Halesz and Mrs. Ravlik!
Borbet LS 7x16 inches & Pirelli PZero Nero 195/45R16 FR tyres
Let the snake do the job :D
I didn't like the original trunk so I made it happen...
Someone liked it, some not
Just for the sound of it, mmmmmmmmm :) Loved it.
(made in th USA, I had to wait 2 weeks for it, 1million miles guarantee:D)
I found the original seats uncomfortable and always loved the leather so there was no way to avoid my destiny. I bought a black set from a Fiat Coupe (Turbo 20V) and it jumped into the car.
I really loved it, it was nice, comfortable and nice:))
I sold the original ones- they supposed to be in a Lada, in Serbia:D
The "bosses" told me that they will cut my head off if I don't write something in my blog. They also told me I'm a motherfather and that I like Britney's music. What could I do but not informing you about the wasting of time and money related to my sweetheart GTV? ...
Briefly: I wanted ccm upgrade on the car by building a "hybrid" 3.0 TB engine from a 3.0 12V 164 Super powerplant and the stock engine. I was told that cooling won't be efficient with this config and therefore max boost could only be 15 psi so I decied "I won't shoot for the moon" (at least regarding ccm).
So I'll only have a 2.5 TB with a 3.0 QV crank, 3.0 rods and 82mm ROSS Racing pistons. Plus 370 ccm injectors, a bigger T3/T4 Garrett and a lot more. It's a long list. Actually, I have to mention the exhaust valves because they cause a delay in the work. A month and a half ago I was promised 2-week shipping, now I'd be happy to receive them sometime next week. Then to put together everything will be another 2 weeks and then I can put the car in the garage for the winter... Great...
I really don't want to go into details because it'd be too long.
1. the engine will start
2. after programming it will have great idle, part-throttle and full-throttle AFR
3. 260 whp @ 1,3 bar (~19 psi) and 98+ octane
4. 300 whp @ 1,5+ bar (22+ psi) and 98+ octane - max boost can be 2 bar (~29 psi)
5. money to finish everything on the car I plan to do (big brake kit, LSD etc.)
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