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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby Mrman » Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:23 am

tooomanyprojects wrote:Yeah mate, that's was me.

And cheers I might have to hit you up if i get myself in too deep



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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby tooomanyprojects » Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:28 pm

Spent the weekend pulling everything out. Turns out my timing has skipped a tooth(or two)

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Face down **** up


Also the engine spun on the stand and smashed the coolant neck.

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Broken coolant neck


Gonna crack into the gearbox tonight hopefully

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby Benckj » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:50 pm

Looks like you have your work cut out for you. Didn’t the heads cause some issues on dyno or was that timing belt related?
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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby tooomanyprojects » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:23 am

So the issue on the dyno was the Intake temps skyrocketing. Plus it wasn't seeing quite right. The tuner reckoned one or more of the intake valves weren't closing properly.

Could be due to the timing being out. When you rotate the crank by hand you can hear air coming o11ut the Intake on the compression stroke. Hopefully its just the timing. But heads gonna come off anyway as i wanna check eveything out and make sure it hasnt contacted. (Not sure if the new pistons are stil non interference)

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby tooomanyprojects » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:33 pm

Took the head off tonight. This is what I found.
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Also included picture of my plugs


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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby tooomanyprojects » Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:48 pm

I managed to fix everything. Car is mostly together and running a lot better now. Just need to bleed the coolant and put the front bumper back on. Then a re-tuned and she'll be good to go.

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby tooomanyprojects » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:49 pm

another update. I had the car back together and running. But still had issues so it's back apart again.

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Turns out this happened somehow.

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So I've fixed This, done more checks and now I'm waiting on some seals before I put it back together again. Hopefully this is the last time...

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby tooomanyprojects » Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:56 pm

time for a little update, as a lot has happened since my last post.

i managed to sort out all my engine issues. got the car together and took it for a tune.

The MR2 made 243 KW on about 17PSI. Not bad for factory turbo and head. it does run into cooling issues as the W2A gets heak-soaked easily when you don't run ice.

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Dyno Sheet



I also finally got round to getting the car painted, the photos really don't do the colour justice. Cheers to Tom, aka tomnomnom. did a fantastic job.

the wheels on the car are off my caldina and are temporary while my 3-piece wheels are getting a freshen up. stay tuned for more pictures of the car once everything else is finished. :D

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In the booth pre paint


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sanded back


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primer


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doors open


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all done


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such shine

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby Mrman » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:46 pm

Looks great Adam, and nice power numbers

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby GDII » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:51 pm

That looks really really good! You must show us the wheels on the car when they are done.

Is that flywheel, hub or wheel power? Either way it's decent power for an MR2.
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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby mknz » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:37 pm

That looks bloody good

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby 4CylinderSpecial » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:33 am

Stunning colour and great power figures. Should be able to have a lot of fun with it - just in time for summer :D

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby Alsw20 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:08 pm

Nice power. 242kw at the fly around 209-210 at the wheels unless you have the real data handy?

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby tooomanyprojects » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:04 pm

Not sure how the rolling road Dyno can measure Flywheel kw. So I'd assume it just goes off the 1-1 ratio of 4th and calls it Fw kw?

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Re: BUILD: My love-hate relationship with the latest SW20

Postby creepie01 » Sun May 26, 2019 6:35 pm

Paintjob looks fantastic. Sucks with all the issues though. Where did you get it painted?
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