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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: September 18, 2019 08:10AM

I really do not think it will be necessary with the meth injection. I dont really want to complicate the plumbing if necessary. I actually have a subie intercooler that I could use but others have reported that having it in the engine bay is not an advantage and heat soaks quickly.

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: September 20, 2019 07:54PM

The big difference between an intercooler and water/alcohol injection is that
you can keep your charge temps lower for longer, in the sense that you don't have to worry about keeping the tank full. In practice, on a street car, it doesn't matter, except that with water injection, you get excellent I/C effect
and it fits in a shoe box, and with most I/C's they take up a lot more room in the engine compartment to get the same effect, and they dump heat into the fan.
Make one thing better and one thing worse! Also, while an I/C only reduces the charge temps, a well done water/methanol injection system both cools the charge down, and raises the octane rating and helps keep the piston and valves clean!
One Dyno test done on an EFI Turbo Corvair that was done recently they initially had an I/C and water/methanol injection on it and found that the water/injection was working so well that the I/C was overkill, and they were thinking of taking the I/C off.

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Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car



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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: chris ()
Date: September 20, 2019 08:54PM

Good info Kevin. Tom, I know I'm enjoying watching your progress!

'65 Monza 4 door
4 speed
110hp
Gardner, KS

Heart of America Corvair Owners Association

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: September 24, 2019 05:52PM

Made a new shorter metered orifice tube.



Also welded ports for boost return valve, crankcase vapor return and methanol injection to air filter mount.



Also the intake manifold welding is done with second methanol injection port.



Soon it will get power coated when I am confident I am done welding.

And yes that is one be honking air filter, it might be a bit overkill but at least it won't collapse under boost. I already had it and can put a smaller one on in the future.

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY



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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: zarfnober ()
Date: September 26, 2019 04:16AM

Nice work Tom, my only suggestion is getting rid of that muffler. It really isn’t loud without it, even at idle, and is very quiet under boost. You’ll be glad you took it off.

Let us know when you want to start fabricating for us mere mortals.

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: September 26, 2019 05:29AM

zarfnober Wrote:
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getting rid of that muffler. It really isn’t loud without it, even at idle, and is very quiet under boost. You’ll be glad you took it off.
>


Beauty is in the eyes or ears of the beholder. My wife is normally really supportive of my car hobby, but that doesn't include running without a muffler. Tried that for a while, she said the damn thing shakes the whole house when you start it up. Its pi****g of the neighbors, FIX IT.

After I do rebuilds I use a quiet muffler so I can hear any noises that shouldn't be there.


Normally I run a Turbomax and enjoy my radio

,
Your car, your wife, your choice

J.O.

65 Corsa Turbo Vert
79 Honda XL 500S
69 Honda CL 160 D
2010 BMW F 650 GS
2003 Bounder 36D
2013 KIA Optima SX turbo-AKA ZIPPY (wife,s car)
69 Newport Holiday Sailboat
Baja 150 dune buggy cart
Coleman HS 500 UTV
2016 KIA Sorento SXL Turbo

Bethlehem,Pa


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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: September 26, 2019 07:46AM

No muffler, more boost!!!!!!!! grinning smileygrinning smiley

Well see, I like a little rumble but not too much. It is easy enough to try with a turbo corvair.

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: September 26, 2019 03:26PM

My wife likes my '82 Malibu a lot. Says so every time we go somewhere in it and it has a 3" Flow Master that is too loud for me. It sets off car alarms.

Joel
Northlake, TX
5 Ultravans, Lost count at 100 Corvairs...

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: zarfnober ()
Date: September 27, 2019 04:49AM

Just make sure that the tailpipe goes out the same as with a muffler, otherwise it resonatas/reverberates/echoes in the well of the quarter panel. Another added plus.....I could never hear the turbo whistle with the muffler on, took it off and voila, instant and audible turbo whistle.

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: September 28, 2019 04:20PM

2 steps forward, 3 steps back!

Got the oil feed to the turbo run and the hoses for the pcv system in place. Also the GoVair pulley installed.



Thought I was all set with the intake, then it hit me!!!!



I don't have enough room in the EM, it would fit in the LM. Because of the vents in the hood I am an inch too high.

AWWWW Crap!

The new setup enters from the front and the area where it was located, will house the methanol injector.



-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY



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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: September 28, 2019 05:49PM

DOH ! ! ! eye popping smiley
I hate it when that happens !
Sounds like it is going to work out just fine though.
Keep up the beautiful work. thumbs up

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I am not at the end of the world, but you can see it from here.
Have; '66 Monza Coupe - 140, 4-spd. Daily driver beater
'67 Monza Vert. - 140, 4-spd. Daily driver beater
'67 A/C Moredoor Monza - Sale pending
Have had; '61 Monza coupe, '62 Monza Wagon, '63 Spyder, '65 Corsa
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'04 Dodge Cummins Quad Dualy, approaching 400K
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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: October 05, 2019 09:57AM

OK, things are now painted and committed to this design.



Next are the fuel lines, I've decided to use a maserati biturbo carbed engine fuel pressure regulator. Dave Binnie had used it in previous builds with good results.

I upsized my return line from stock when doing the car so I should be in good shape for the amount of fuel that will be returned to the tank with a 30 psi pump. It will be regulated down to 5 psi with no boost and it increases pressure proportional to the amount of boost to keep the fuel happy.

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY



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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: October 05, 2019 05:15PM

First off, the lines are NOT COPPER! They are cupronickel fine for fuel..

I mounted the fuel regulator at the back left, partly hidden behind the air filter, but the regulator screw still accessible.



Passenger side.



Drivers side, minus the fuel pressure gage that should arrive tomorrow.



-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: stratovair ()
Date: October 31, 2019 02:40PM

Looks like you’re getting there Tom! Great work.

Dave "Turbo" Binnie

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: October 31, 2019 06:40PM

Well Tom, we've all been saying terrific, when you hear it from Dave Blow thru, you know your beyond being on the right track. Keep up with the progress. I'm smiling with every post.

J.O.

65 Corsa Turbo Vert
79 Honda XL 500S
69 Honda CL 160 D
2010 BMW F 650 GS
2003 Bounder 36D
2013 KIA Optima SX turbo-AKA ZIPPY (wife,s car)
69 Newport Holiday Sailboat
Baja 150 dune buggy cart
Coleman HS 500 UTV
2016 KIA Sorento SXL Turbo

Bethlehem,Pa


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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: nirvairna ()
Date: October 31, 2019 07:13PM

Tom, I hope you're not going down for a long winter's nap, we all really want to see that engine in the car and a video of it going down the road smiling smiley

PS Turbos love cold winter dense air smiling smiley

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: F125AXer ()
Date: November 01, 2019 12:57AM

Very late to this thread.

Looks Interesting, Awesome, etc!

What kind of a range in the way of pressure are you anticipating to run at?

From my old days experience, the 140 "X" intake could be problematic to keep sealed, as the little "J" bolts which hold them to the carbs aren't the strongest, and the attachment holes on the carbs can become distorted, and they can leak a bit under vacuum even when in good shape. And, of course only one hook per carb. Not exactly a secure attachment.

Otherwise, I look at your latest photos and Grin.... Pretty Cool!

Alan
(Mothballed '66 Corsa)

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: November 01, 2019 04:51AM

I made custom J bolts from 1/4 stainless bolts for increased strength. I will have to periodically have to check that they are snug.

My plan is start at 10 and work up to 16-18?

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY

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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: November 01, 2019 07:01PM

>
> My plan is start at 10 and work up to 16-18?

That sounds like a good plan! although "somehow" I get this feeling that you will end up at 18! you haven't lived yet until you run the boost up to at LEAST 18!!!! tee hee hee! As long as you keep the detonation monsters killed and the heads cool, you aren't hurting anything taking it that highsmileys with beer

------------------------------------

Kevin Nash
Friday Harbor Washington
63 Spyder, Daily driver, EFI read about my project here: [corvaircenter.com]
first test start on EFI here:[www.youtube.com]
first official EFI boost test here:[www.youtube.com]
My new fan! [corvaircenter.com]
engine less 62 Spyder
Canadian 64 Monza Parts car



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Re: Down the rabbit hole, blow through turbo 140 build smoking smiley
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: November 02, 2019 06:06AM

Ill need a good fan for that. winking smiley


I do know what boost above 18 psi is like my e30 BMW runs 23 and its a riot!

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY



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