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    15-06-2019, 05:57 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Yeah he did back it off after testing. I guess at least there is going to be a small compression increase down the track with VT heads.
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    15-06-2019, 04:23 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    This makes sense as when I've taken a few back roads on the way to work and picked up the speeds for a long part of the trip, fuel economy came down...
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    15-06-2019, 04:17 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Something interesting my tuner said with the car, he put 10 degrees more timing up at the top and it made literally no difference to power on the...
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    15-06-2019, 03:15 PM
    Twin throttle manifold and centrifugal supercharger vs same engine on bananas and same supercharger with some changes - fuel pump and injectors. ...
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    15-06-2019, 02:36 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Its pretty ****ing lame isn't it with how little power they make and how much fuel they use lol Thats 1990s standard V8s though I guess. If...
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    10-06-2019, 08:10 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Its got soft valve springs at the moment and its booked in for valve springs to be done in the car next month while I'm away and I've also got the VT...
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    10-06-2019, 07:57 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Yeah certainly on the cards, I'm about 12 months off running the FI setup though thats all. What do you guys think about the cam linked...
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    10-06-2019, 05:38 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Or alternatively do I just go **** it with the valve springs put in and get my VT heads put on earlier than expected - these are new old stock bare...
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    10-06-2019, 05:31 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    My tuner was surprised that the fuel economy is so poor with the type of driving I do, it's 90% highway and 10% suburbia but I average at best...
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    08-06-2019, 11:44 AM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    I'll get it checked out, it only does it strapped down to the dyno, the rear of the car is squatted down with it tied down on the dyno which is...
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    08-06-2019, 11:34 AM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Thanks for the link - top bloke he replied within about 30 seconds of messaging him, he said I'd have to move the alternator to the power steering...
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    07-06-2019, 10:06 AM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Have you got a link for them? Google is returning people with cranes lol
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    06-06-2019, 10:33 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    I had an Eaton M122 blower, but traded it to my tuner in exchange for getting my bare casting heads fitted out with valves, springs etc as the amount...
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    06-06-2019, 10:21 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    I'm hoping by end of the year, unfortunately we discovered a ****ing mad vibration on the dyno, it shakes the seats and center of the car at...
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    06-06-2019, 09:50 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    So the car is nearly done, its now running sequential injection and ignition with 8x ACDelco D585 ignition coils - seems to be an issue from 4200 RPM...
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    02-06-2019, 11:35 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Car is in the workshop awaiting installation of VT distributor, conversion to sequential injection with its new EV14 injectors and 8x ACDelco D585...
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    02-06-2019, 11:14 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread Glyptal engine paint in Holden V8's
    You'd do it in conjunction with the above crapola, I'd imagine keeping heat in the exhaust rather than being transferred through the internals and...
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    02-06-2019, 09:19 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread Glyptal engine paint in Holden V8's
    Talking about fancy coatings, has anyone had any experience with those ceramic coatings used on engine internals? Such as on the tops of pistons and...
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    25-05-2019, 10:04 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Was going to run some wires through it today, made up two looms for the injectors to convert to sequential injection and another identical loom for...
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