1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by woodsbuggy1 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:08 pm

I am not planning on a cutter brake, not really room for it and plenty of other things to do. I do have 4 wheel disk brakes and they will be fully functional.
Currently working on steering rack, the unibal end at rack does not allow enough travel for foreward mounting so converting it to heim joint inner.
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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by madmike » Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:09 am

Look's like your 'working' today according to the weather report :roll: :(

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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by woodsbuggy1 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:24 pm

I have been slowly working on buggy, finally got steering rack figured out and moving on to other parts of the build. Hope to have her back on the road in a few weeks. I have a little more fab work to do, then just the fuel system and wiring.
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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by petew » Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:25 pm

Starting to get warm enough for a buggy is it?

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Post by woodsbuggy1 » Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:45 pm

Well it has been way too long but I am finally working on street buggy again. I received my intercooler fans today will hopefully pick up some aluminum tomorrow to get them mounted.
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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by buguy » Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:05 am

Fans (plural)? Must be a good size intercooler?!

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Post by woodsbuggy1 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:43 pm

Not so big, core is 11" x 6" and 3" thick. It is from an 80's Thunderbird turbo coupe. The fans are from frozen CPU.com and rated at 240cfm each, very impressed with the airflow from a 4.5" fan, I have been running 1 on remote oil cooler on offroad buggy for several years. I am hoping that I can get IAT close to ambient when on boost, dont really have room to add WI so hopefully this will suffice.
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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by Coyotemutt » Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:58 pm

What's weird is that I dont feel like I have room for an intercooler, so I went with WI.

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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by Chip Birks » Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:12 am

Coyotemutt wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:58 pm
What's weird is that I dont feel like I have room for an intercooler, so I went with WI.
It all depends on where you dont have room. WI requires a pump and tank that have to be mounted somewhere. Could be tricky to find a spot in an open buggy that is safe. Trying to fit an intercooler under the decklid of a bug creates a similar problem.

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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by woodsbuggy1 » Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:05 pm

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I also like the simplicity of an air to air, got fan mount welded to intercooler tonight, here are a few before pics.
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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by buguy » Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:18 pm

Are you going to be able to mount it where it can get some good air to it too?

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Post by woodsbuggy1 » Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:45 pm

I am limited on mounting options so it will sit behind passenger seat, I plan to run 2 IAT sensors so I can moniter intercooler efficiency.
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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by rubenski » Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:41 am

Wouldnt it be an idea to mount it upright on the side? And maybe make a scoop on the side?



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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by madmike » Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:11 am

Luv the 'Bench seating' ,, ya got plenty room for WI :wink: I see

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Re: 1776 Microsquirt Street Turbo Build

Post by woodsbuggy1 » Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:47 pm

Made some progress on EFI wiring this week, plan to try running intercooler as is. It seems like every time I change something it adds time and expense. :?
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