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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:03 am

Thanks for the eyeball anyway.

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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:45 pm

Think a 63mm intake would be too big for a stock 1600? We have some late model 4 cyl GM engine half tore apart at the shop that's going to the yard. I measured the intake and its right at 2.5" (which is 63.5mm) ID, and I was wondering if I should pull it off before it goes? Or do I need something from an originally turbo car?

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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by petew » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:50 pm

Well, I guess 2 kadrons is about that size. You can always put on a smaller on if it's too much.

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Post by Chip Birks » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:31 pm

thats huge, but it'll run, you'll just get full throttle at about 10% throttle position. I have a 50mm. Mario runs a 43mm. Smaller throttle plates give way more throttle resolution.

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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:26 am

Yeah If its too big I will just leave it. Figured I'd ask before it was gone.

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Post by Clonebug » Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:59 am

Find something in the 42-45mm size.
I used the stock German TB from the 76-79 FI Bugs.
Mario has an adapter and can sell you a TPS that bolts right on them.
Either that or look for a BMW 850 TPS. Perchance I found one at a swap meet and lowballed the guy at $5.00 for the TPS. He had the whole intake for sale but was a true swapper and would sell anything for money.... :D :wink: 8)

I also used the FI fan shroud and was able to make a throttle arm from 34 pict parts that matched the shrouds cable hole for a stock cable useage and feel.
I did build my own intake though.
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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:38 am

Yeah I will keep my eyes out. This was just right there.

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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by petew » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:09 pm

Just remembered, mine is 40mm. Of a Hyundai Accent.

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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:19 pm

Is it better/easier to get one from a turbo car? Maybe it would have a map sensor on it already?

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Post by rubenski » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:11 pm

Remeber that some ecu's have a built in map sensor
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Post by woodsbuggy1 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:13 pm

It all depends on what features you want and the ECU that you use. I am a Megasquirt fan, and that allows me to run about any modern TB that I choose. I had a Volvo unit on my first build but am using a 90's Saturn TB on new motor it is fairy compact and has IACV as well as TPS. It is a 50mm unit from 1.9 engine.
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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:58 pm

It's bike week here in Daytona starting this week. There will be 100,000 people here for it so I might see if I find something interesting from a motorcycle that could work too. Lots of swap meets during these events.
I'm definitely using MS ECU.

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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by theKbStockpiler » Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:53 pm

I got this from a thread on this forum:

1.7L Porsche TB = 40mm, w/ TPS, cone mounted
1.8L Porsche TB = 42mm, w/ TPS, cone mounted
2.0L Porsche TB = 45mm, w/ TPS, flat mounted
1.6L Beetle TB = 45mm, w/ TPS, flat mounted
2.0L Bus TB = 45mm, w/o TPS, cone mounted
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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:44 am

Thanks. I actually see some of those Porsche engines for sale around here now and then.

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Re: EFI parts gathering

Post by buguy » Fri May 11, 2018 3:43 pm

Oh boy. I got my fist taste of trying to tune efi today. I built an Eleanor Mustang at work that's running a Holley Sniper system. It's running rich so ive been working with the builder over the phone trying to get it right. 811 hp 427 Ford engine with a Tremec 6 speed. Engine was built by someone else and sent to us along with the tube chassis.
Pretty neat deal but I'm not very confident with my 10 minute training session.

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