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Forum: Wanted October 24th 2011, 16:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,169
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
I did he said he wasn't really making them...

I did he said he wasn't really making them anymore, so I thought I'd ask here.
Forum: Wanted October 9th 2011, 10:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,169
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
WTB: Kafer cup bar pieces

Hi
I bought a 3-bar setup from Lanner a few years ago and now I want to go coilovers w/torsion bar on the rear so would like to upgrade to the 5-bar. So I'm looking just for the two bars that weld...
Forum: Project Builds February 10th 2011, 12:41
Replies: 1,543
Views: 178,729
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
That was my thought about too much is OK. After...

That was my thought about too much is OK. After having fuel supply issues in another car, and not having baffles in my tank I thought I'd just put something in that even if the pick-up gets uncovered...
Forum: Project Builds February 9th 2011, 15:25
Replies: 1,543
Views: 178,729
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Wally, ...

Wally,

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/CRT-P4600HP/

This is the one I have been using to feed my surge tank. It seems to work well and haven't had any issues yet. I had some noise from it...
Forum: Project Builds February 1st 2011, 10:31
Replies: 63
Views: 7,456
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
I think you've pin pointed the entire reason...

I think you've pin pointed the entire reason behind this great forum :). Keep up the great work!

Mike
Forum: Project Builds February 1st 2011, 10:21
Replies: 26
Views: 6,259
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Ok thanks. Just thought I'd add my two cents,...

Ok thanks. Just thought I'd add my two cents, amazing project by the way!
Forum: Project Builds January 31st 2011, 14:33
Replies: 26
Views: 6,259
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Last summer I ran the bilstein P30-0032-M0...

Last summer I ran the bilstein P30-0032-M0 (rabbit sport strut) with 150lb/in springs in the front and to me, the inserts were WAY too stiff. The were rock hard and I actually lost braking grip...
Forum: Project Builds January 31st 2011, 14:25
Replies: 54
Views: 6,281
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
WHAT!? Wow I never thought that would happen! ...

WHAT!? Wow I never thought that would happen! Thanks for the heads up Dave, now to find a copy in Saskatoon.


Mike
Forum: Project Builds January 11th 2011, 14:28
Replies: 151
Views: 46,161
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Here are some pics from before paint. It might...

Here are some pics from before paint. It might not be a problem for you, but I just bring it up because the ducting concerns are ones I found when researching the rad ducting for the beetle and for...
Forum: Project Builds January 10th 2011, 13:28
Replies: 151
Views: 46,161
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Looking good! It doesn't look like you have...

Looking good!

It doesn't look like you have a rad shroud after the radiator? I would highly suggest this as it is often overlooked. Shrouding and ensuring adequately flow AFTER the rad is...
Forum: Engines January 2nd 2011, 00:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
I've heard of Air to water using engine coolant...

I've heard of Air to water using engine coolant in industrial engines but not for an automotive application.

Jak you have some very good points, I also believe that if I clean up some little...
Forum: Engines December 23rd 2010, 13:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
There is, but I'll be making an airbox this...

There is, but I'll be making an airbox this winter to pull air from a hole I'm going to cut underneath the popes nose to get ambient air. Also will be heat wrapping the turbo and all the piping to...
Forum: Engines December 22nd 2010, 15:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
It's about delta T between sides of the heat...

It's about delta T between sides of the heat exchanger. The intercooler is cooling 100C+ air with 30-40C water, the heat exchanger up front is cooling 40-50C water with 25C+ air, therefore more...
Forum: Engines December 21st 2010, 10:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
I don't think either setup would heat soak they...

I don't think either setup would heat soak they way I have it planned, but the worry I have it with the air/water not being able to cool the water fast enough on long pulls. It will have 'surge'...
Forum: Suspension December 21st 2010, 10:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
I found that with the maxx strut the spring is...

I found that with the maxx strut the spring is short enough that I can loosen the top strut center bolt on both sides, then raise the car up and there is no pressure on the spring, or if there is a...
Forum: Engines December 20th 2010, 16:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Intercooling: Air/Water or Wally style

Hi all,

Please read before you vote! Sorry its long, but I'm interested to hear your thoughts.

After a full season of beating this car fairly hard (see link below for some build thread pics and...
Forum: Project Builds December 20th 2010, 15:43
Replies: 294
Views: 20,449
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
You've got a double post there^ This thing...

You've got a double post there^

This thing looks awesome!! It must feel good to get to this point.

I don't have one piece windows and I have the same problem with the rubbers folding down...
Forum: Project Builds December 14th 2010, 14:54
Replies: 151
Views: 46,161
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Subscribed, This thing looks pretty solid, nice...

Subscribed, This thing looks pretty solid, nice welding! I might steal your idea in the future and redo my coolant pipes like yours, looks very clean.

We have differing opinions on what tire...
Forum: Project Builds September 13th 2010, 10:50
Replies: 402
Views: 57,455
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Very nice! :)

Very nice! :)
Forum: Engines September 7th 2010, 10:52
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
I actually have a bosch 044 on order, should be...

I actually have a bosch 044 on order, should be here any day but if I didn't use it there are other projects that could. The only problem I have with putting the surge tank below the fuel tank is...
Forum: German Look Tuning September 7th 2010, 10:42
Replies: 273
Views: 44,184
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Well said

Well said
Forum: Engines September 3rd 2010, 15:47
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
In tank fuel pump options

Hi all,
I've had my beetle running on subaru for a couple years now and although I have an extremely robust fuel system I'm considering going to an in-tank style pump.

Right now I have a 100gph...
Forum: Project Builds September 3rd 2010, 10:32
Replies: 484
Views: 84,315
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Nice numbers! I'm starting to wonder why I went...

Nice numbers! I'm starting to wonder why I went to a subaru! haha.

Just for interests sake in my subaru at 90-95F ambient, anything over 14 psi will give intake temps 150F + (post intercooler)...
Forum: Brakes September 3rd 2010, 10:19
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
Ok thanks, the ones I have are stamped with the...

Ok thanks, the ones I have are stamped with the VW/audi emblems, a friend says he has some better ones to use.

I bought them from Cip1, and it was the only one I saw that they offered

Mike
Forum: Project Builds September 3rd 2010, 10:14
Replies: 71
Views: 6,572
Posted By Eatoniashoprat
I really like those wheels! :)

I really like those wheels! :)
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