Well since I am a bit inexperience with how to built a turbo kit I turned to my good friend Andreas Miko. He got me a T3/T04E with a stage 3 wheel and a .65A/R housing. We went with the f-max exhaust manifold and downpipe. I got rid of my greddy and got a custom 3" madrel bend exhaust system. We'll be using a tial wastegaste and a greddy BOV. I did not go with the water injection program but according to Dre(Andreas) I should have the fastest 370cc turbo car because I have the first 4/bar program for the 370cc injectors. We are planning to run the car at 10psi for daily driving and 12psi at the track with race gas. Plus I have a bore AFM, not a cobra one but it's bigger than stock, S3 cams and lighten flywheel. We are going to start working on the car this weekend. Can't wait<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by SERprise In WV:
What setup did you go with? Just curious... </font>
Well, I have the whole fuel system installed already. Dre was able to install the 370cc without having to pull apart throttle body. That was a little tricky but now you know it can be done. I also have an upgraded fuel pump. JWT ECU is in there with the 4/bar program and my fuel pressure regulator set at 58psi. That's what I have so far. We still have to drill the block for the oil return, but I'll keep you guys updated on the remaining of this project.<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Saaby:
Good luck. Keep us posted. I am planning on getting the Stage I this november if I don't get laid off. Tell us about any snags you run in. Since we will learn from your mistakes. I have the same car so I especially am very interested in how things work out for you.
<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by kesi24:
what kind of fuel press. reg. u have? oh and what size wastegate im new to turbo also but i see there is 35 mm 40 mm ect which one u got, what spring? .75 bar?
Sorry Dre, That is what I meant when I said you did not have to disassemble the thottle body. I really meant to say the intake manifold in my lowport engine.<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Andreas Miko:
Hey Dan keep everything on the down low until I am finished please. Also you should have said that I put the 370 cc inj without having to pull the intake manifold apart on your 99 car which is a lowport.</font>
I could believe that someone could get the 370's in there, BUT I am putting MSD 50lb's in mine. I would assume you can't sneak it in there since the fuel rail has to be replaced with an aftermarket one? (mine is FTF motorsports' rail)<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by serturbo:
My friend replaced my injectors w/o taking apart the manifold. If you have small enough hands, it is possible. You don't need to totally remove the fuel rail. You just need enough play so you can get the old injectors out and the new ones in.
That is what I thought too. I did get the 2.5" but it still touched the metal sheild for the fan. oh well.Saaby said:The downpipe won't fit huh? Did you get a 2.5" or 3" downpipe...supposedly the 2.5" should fit without having to replace the fans.
Well I figure that it is probably driveable like that but we did not want to take a chance with it. We got the slim fans in already so Dre is going to install it for me and then tomorrow take the car to get the downpipe done.cnynracer1 said:A little late on the reply here, but the 2.5" downpipe does hit the metal shield. My downpipe and shield are all scraped where they sit against each other, but this hasn't caused any problems with my car so far. The metal shield keeps the heat from melting any of the plastics.
96 200sx se-R
F-MAX Stage 2