Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by Corysvdub » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:33 am

Ya I've seen one on the rack too, he made it look like a Coleman stove.
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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by panel » Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:38 pm

She ran today .......the RPM kinda gained more than I liked so I shut her down. No lap top connected. Don't think it's a vacuum problem so might be just the timing table that's loaded ?

I was able to repeat it half a dozen times.
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Post by panel » Mon May 01, 2017 10:52 pm

Found out why it started to accelerate (at idle) away from me. :oops: When I made the block off plate to by-pass the idle it just capped the outer hole. It still has the bypass hole connected from each side of the throttle plate internally , so basically a vacuum leak. I'm going to tap a 1/4" NPT into one of the holes....this should work better :)

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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by itawolf » Sun May 28, 2017 8:47 pm

Updates Panel?
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Post by panel » Mon May 29, 2017 11:27 pm

Not much......rad is almost ready and fixed the above problem.Got my 1/8" silicone vacuum line installed and MS is properly mounted. Nothing left in the motor compartment to do so that's nice. Also ran the DB9 cable under the bus and into the area under the front seat. This will help clean up the cable stringing from under the rear westy bench/bed and over the bulkhead like I had it for a long time. Other than that pretty much all of my check-list is done. Bleed the coolant system of course but that's about it.

I'm at school now for my 3rd yr Millwright. In my 4th of 7 weeks. So when I'm home I'm hoping to have her on the road for the summer etc.
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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by itawolf » Tue May 30, 2017 1:06 pm

sounds good brother
saw ya post on youtube
ive talked to Jeff a few times good guy---boy that accent lol

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Post by panel » Tue May 30, 2017 4:23 pm

I have seen some of his videos and yes he does have a strong accent. :lol:
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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by itawolf » Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:39 pm

any updates bro
at work and its slllllllooooooooooowwwwwwwww

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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by panel » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:28 pm

Finally got around to adding 1/2 a liter to my oil pan.Here are the few stages that took place.....

What it looked like originally

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First cuts with and angle grinder and a Jig saw with a metal blade

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New section bent up and tig'd

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slid into the void

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tack welded into place

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chem dipped to bare metal

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fully welded now

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and powder coated

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I've relocated my turbo drain to the oil filler instead of the oil pan.
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Post by panel » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:41 pm

I've also purchase a new rad. It's 19 x 27.5 x 3" double pass. I also added 3 x petcocks to help bleed the system.2 where the in/out's are and one on the top at the other end (middle).

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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by petew » Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:57 am

panel wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:28 pm
Finally got around to adding 1/2 a liter to my oil pan.Here are the few stages that took place.....

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I've relocated my turbo drain to the oil filler instead of the oil pan.
Sorry, but won't that drain oil away from the pickup during hard acceleration?

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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by Piledriver » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:47 am

petew wrote:
Sorry, but won't that drain oil away from the pickup during hard acceleration?
It will already be ~full of oil, so no.
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Re: Urabus...it's in the works (Subaru EJ20T build)

Post by Prtexx » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:13 pm

I've run like that for a couple of years and haven't had any problems.
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