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    Its either a coil pack or the plug gaps need...

    Its either a coil pack or the plug gaps need closing up.
    Coil packs are a very common failure.
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    Thats just pulls harder and harder! :eek: I'm...

    Thats just pulls harder and harder! :eek:

    I'm a little confused by the graphs though, are they overlays of different pulls at different boost levels?
    The lowest graph revs out to 7k but the...
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    I think the Greddy offerings for the 25G are 8,10...

    I think the Greddy offerings for the 25G are 8,10 & 16.....
    Our little 2ltr four bangers dont really flow enough gas at low RPMs for anything but the 8cm .....Although the cams will help as they'll...
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    So the ECU is s14a but the plug & loom are s14? ...

    So the ECU is s14a but the plug & loom are s14?
    If so there will be a few wires that require re-locating in the plug.
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    Have you only changed the Engine loom? i know the...

    Have you only changed the Engine loom? i know the The s14 & s14a ECU pinouts are slightly different. A bit of googling should bring up the diagrams. if i recall there are only 2 or 3 wires that go to...
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    It can't be the CAS if it fires with Easystart,...

    It can't be the CAS if it fires with Easystart, so must be injector related (assuming you have pressure at the rail).
    You should have a constant 12V at the injector when ignition on, so check this...
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    I know its a cliché but it's somewhat true that...

    I know its a cliché but it's somewhat true that "if you don't use it, you'll lose it"!
    Plenty of small businesses are going under including farmers close to towns and cities that will cut their...
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    The way to do this safely is on a dyno so your...

    The way to do this safely is on a dyno so your fuelling and knock levels are monitored.
    You may well have some good mods that will easily support the extra boost, but its worth noting that the t25g...
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    As said, a clay bar and very fine wet and dry...

    As said, a clay bar and very fine wet and dry will get the overspray off, then a 'plastic head lamp restorer' with a MOP will bring back the shine.
  10. Coilover springs are very generic and are...

    Coilover springs are very generic and are categorised by the internal diameter (usually 2.25inch or 2.5 inch) so just measure the internal diameter and overall length and you can choose from a vast...
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    Copper is a bit old school now and the copper...

    Copper is a bit old school now and the copper nickel alloy (Kunifer) is the pipe of choice. Its still DIY friendly & flarable with hand tools and is less prone to cracking.
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    The 'HC' is the Hydrocarbon count, which...

    The 'HC' is the Hydrocarbon count, which basically means the amount of Raw/unburnt fuel in the exhaust gases, As yours are within limits (as is the lambda) i'd say the engine is running fine, but as...
  13. Thread: HKS 256 cams

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    In theory if the map has enough 'headroom' then...

    In theory if the map has enough 'headroom' then the extra flow will be measured by the MAF and the fuelling and ignition should be pretty close.
    I'd imagine if the ECU is completely stock it'd run...
  14. So you gave an old engine a huge prolonged boost...

    So you gave an old engine a huge prolonged boost spike for a 65% increase in engine power without the required supporting mods...

    I'm guessing you have serious det damage.....The head gasket...
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    At that price its gotta be worth a punt! Just...

    At that price its gotta be worth a punt!
    Just be sure that you don't have any oil restrictor in the feed, as the journal bearing will need lots of slippery stuff compared to the ball bearing...
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    I cant offer any advice except for: BE SURE TO...

    I cant offer any advice except for:

    BE SURE TO VIDEO THE TEST & LAUNCH! (and post it of course) :D
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    Cheers dude, I was considering keeping and...

    Cheers dude, I was considering keeping and re-chroming the bumpers but a quality re-chrome would cost north of 4K! :eek: But now its all finished I'm glad it turned out this way :D
    And it looks...
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    The transformation is now complete!....:D

    The transformation is now complete!....:D

    <a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/184142746@N07/48678356271/in/dateposted-public/" title="Buick"><img...
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    Its fairly simple to extend the lower front arms,...

    Its fairly simple to extend the lower front arms, cut them between the outer ball joint and the tension rod fixing point, weld in a 25mm section(or whatever size you want) , and then you'll need a...
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    I wouldn't use ignition cut at all on an SR20DET...

    I wouldn't use ignition cut at all on an SR20DET with Stock valve springs!
    Even a 'fuel cut limited' 7200rpm on stock springs is already enough to create a little valve float and will pump the...
  21. Your oily bits are common SR20 leak spots, and...

    Your oily bits are common SR20 leak spots, and look fairly historical/mild, so don't worry about these too much as the timing cover and cylinder head will need removing to fix them! The 'Farty rev...
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    Have you built many engines before? a forged...

    Have you built many engines before? a forged engine build requires some pretty specific knowledge about suitable clearances & material specs Etc, so unless you REALLY know what you're doing then i'd...
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    Start them young..

    Ive always been guilty of trying to 'improve' my cars/toys etc, and it seems my youngest has inherited my traits....



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYe4rm10v_4
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    Could it be your wastegate sticking shut when...

    Could it be your wastegate sticking shut when cold and initially over-boosting and going lean? Or the over-boost causing the intake pipe to collapse?
    Once the initial overboost has popped it open it...
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    This can happen with persistent mild-moderate...

    This can happen with persistent mild-moderate Det, the sharp increase in Cylinder pressure and shock travelling through the conrod break down the oil film on the big end eventually causing the above!...
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