jakeb

76 M42.....turbo swap

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Been underway for a little bit now just have some time to post some pictures. This is a car for Andy...super m42 swap

76 02..

BIG wilwood front brakes

VW rear discs

m42 swap/e30 5 speed

super 60 turbo

42lb injectors

stock motronic efi with a tuned chip

low boost around 7psi

The intake and valve cover will be powder coated red and charge pipes will be black. Waiting for parts to come back from the powder coater before I can put the rest together fire it up and get to tuning

Pictures are in no particular order

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Stock compression? I have the same turbo in my garage right now, and I'm interested to see the results.

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DO YOU THINK YOU WILL HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THE TURBOCHARGER

BANGING ON THE SIDE OF THE FENDER ?

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yes stock compression

There is space between the turbo and the fender and it will have poly motor mounts. If it hits I will make a little space with a slight hammer massage.

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Tuning the stock motonic with tunerRT and an ostrich2. It will have a set of 42lb injectors and then a burned chip when it's all said and done.

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love the sequence pix. i cant imagine how much fun that is to smash in. how long did the build take you?

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NICE! i just had to say.....nice work and on a very cool motor for our little 2002's!!! excellent, bra! keep up the photos and keep us informed! awesome!!!!

mark in miami

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Tuning the stock motonic with tunerRT and an ostrich2. It will have a set of 42lb injectors and then a burned chip when it's all said and done.

Sounds like a good setup. You have a baseline tune to start with or are you going from scratch? I would think the AFM would be maxed out pretty quickly with that setup? any way around that?

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There is a guy in canada that I am working with that has a similar setup. He is running around 12-15psi in an e36 with a m42 and a blow through afm.

I am starting from scratch. Tune the idle with a wideband to set the new injectors....adjust all the maps to work with the new injectors. Then tune the WOT table under boost and transfer what I need there over to the PT tables. As well as pull a little timing in the areas where under boost/higher load.

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