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Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-10-2014, 3:25 PM Reply   
My uncle is retired, has lots of tools, and is an evil genius ....

Test fits




Custom Crank -



Very important welds -




Still more simple than a German car




Headers or Medusa's hair?
Old    Nikolas Dramountanis (Greeko)      Join Date: May 2013       12-10-2014, 3:34 PM Reply   
holy F, now thats a friggen engine!!!
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       12-10-2014, 3:57 PM Reply   
OMG: that's amazing. What's the estamate on HP and what's it going in?
Old    Shredtastic (seth)      Join Date: Sep 2002       12-10-2014, 4:16 PM Reply   
Drop it in the supersport!
Old    Ian Brown (onlyinboards)      Join Date: Oct 2014       12-10-2014, 4:23 PM Reply   
what is it going in????
Old    Justin Nead (hp_inc)      Join Date: Jul 2007       12-10-2014, 4:48 PM Reply   
Holy s@$t that is alot of engineering. Awesome work! Are those 2JZ's? I had a friend that played around with those motors. Never to your uncles extent, but he got close to 900 HP out of his and that was just one. ;-)
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       12-10-2014, 6:58 PM Reply   
That sucker will snap chicks necks and prop shafts in no time!
Old    Mase (superair502)      Join Date: Mar 2010       12-10-2014, 7:15 PM Reply   
Those are rb Nissan engines right?
Old    Aric Brabec (aricsx15)      Join Date: Jan 2014       12-11-2014, 9:31 AM Reply   
If they're out of a supra, they are 2JZGTE motors
Old    BLAIR BARHAM (jonblarc7)      Join Date: Jul 2006       12-11-2014, 9:56 AM Reply   
WOW


But what is it going in???????????????????????????????????????????????? ???????
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-11-2014, 11:47 AM Reply   
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>But what is it going in???????????????????????????????????????????????? ???????
TBD .... at this point he thinks a custom tube frame car and he'll probably make it mid-range because of the weight.
Old    Jason (corerider)      Join Date: May 2008       12-11-2014, 12:11 PM Reply   
I think those are 1JZ engines, but could be wrong. Cool project and LOTS of machine work! Looks as if he flipped one of the heads around, created a custom valve train for it, and now the exhaust exits the top of the engine similar to the newer Ford Turbo Diesels.

Can't wait for more progress pics!
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-11-2014, 12:28 PM Reply   
Quote:
I think those are 1JZ engines
Correct, they are the 2.5l engines.

Quote:
Looks as if he flipped one of the heads around, created a custom valve train for it, and now the exhaust exits the top of the engine similar to the newer Ford Turbo Diesels.
Correct again, he started with them opposite but flipped one to keep the common ports to the center
Old    Baitkiller (baitkiller)      Join Date: Jan 2010       12-11-2014, 3:43 PM Reply   
Incorrect:
Look again, not headers but induction pipes that lead to a collector that, without question will be bolted to an aftercooler.
The hot side of the turbos pretty much bolt right onto the heads.
Bad ass no doubt.
Old    Jason (corerider)      Join Date: May 2008       12-11-2014, 5:31 PM Reply   
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Originally Posted by baitkiller View Post
Incorrect:
Look again, not headers but induction pipes that lead to a collector that, without question will be bolted to an aftercooler.
The hot side of the turbos pretty much bolt right onto the heads.
Bad ass no doubt.
Look again closely... Notice in the first pic the turbos are outboard of the heads. Now look at the heads and notice the left head has a smooth machined surface. That is the back of the head, no camshaft half moon cutouts. The right side you're looking at the front... Notice the non-machined surface and half moon cutouts for the camshafts.


Now on this pic looking at the front of the engine again you will notice the left head is not machined, but the right head is... they were swapped making the intake ports be on bottom now while the exhaust in on top. To get the cam gears on the right head to the front of the engine he would have to machine new half moon cutouts along with other work I'm sure.


Also in the final pic there is no place for fuel rails or injectors. Not to mention a plenum style sheet metal intake would much easier and probably less time-consuming to build than that nest of snaking pipe. That is most definitely exhaust! Those thin pieces of sheet metal are probably just a flat surface to reference ending each pipe. I'm sure that is where a thick flange will be welded for the turbo/turbos to mount too.


You can't expect him to use stock turbos after all the custom machine work and fabrication that has gone into this thing either. I imagine it will be a big single or small twin turbo setup.
Old    Baitkiller (baitkiller)      Join Date: Jan 2010       12-12-2014, 5:22 AM Reply   
wrong again, rats, well it's happened to me before may happen again
Old    Pound (snyder)      Join Date: Feb 2006       12-12-2014, 8:08 AM Reply   
I hope he puts it in that wooden car in the 2nd to last pic.

Hey Grant, I bet his toolbox is messy... lol
Old    Timmy! (timmyb)      Join Date: Apr 2007       12-12-2014, 11:02 AM Reply   
That is NUTS! Awesome on so many levels! Of course we will need a sound clip when it's fired up and running.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-22-2015, 6:44 PM Reply   
Next update:

* Mated the engine to the transaxel and started to process how to package everything

* PVC is a rough frame of how the frame will ultimately look, getting an idea for space and where things will route

* Cardboard box around the transaxel is half of a fuel tank that is planned

* New linkage mechanism so the 6-speed can be shifted from up front with a pair of Morse push-pull cable(s).

* Engine will be twin turbo'd with two - Garrett GTX 3076's with .85 AR turbines

.... the car will be twin turbo, not quad.
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