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Forum: Evo General
Mar 1, 2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By acidtonic

Nice, lets see some pictures.

Nice, lets see some pictures.
Mar 1, 2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,845
Posted By acidtonic

Yeah the most dangerous time is that bit of time...

Yeah the most dangerous time is that bit of time when the engine is no longer cold-enough for the ECU to limit boost, yet it's still not fully up to temp either.

In cold weather I prefer to drop...
Forum: Evo X General
Feb 6, 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,333
Posted By acidtonic

I'm more curious why the OPs insurance thinks...

I'm more curious why the OPs insurance thinks they can just drop him because an Evo is a "Race car".

Do they drop all the supercharged factory Mustangs too? Something is fishy there.
Feb 4, 2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 308,847
Posted By acidtonic

Not me, I'd rather have a 2.0 and a powerband...

Not me, I'd rather have a 2.0 and a powerband moved to the right.

All the 2.3 dyno charts I'm seeing really start dying out at 5500rpm. I'd gladly trade a bit of low-end today for a much better...
Jan 24, 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 308,847
Posted By acidtonic

Mustang's 310hp 2.3 EB has only a 3.55 final...

Mustang's 310hp 2.3 EB has only a 3.55 final drive when the Evo has a 4.69 final drive. Gearing also is different.
Jan 13, 2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

I haven't posted in a bit but I ended up fixing...

I haven't posted in a bit but I ended up fixing all the vacuum connections to get the HVAC controls working again.

I also rewired all 4 speeds to the blower motor with fresh thick wire right to...
Forum: Evo X General
Jan 8, 2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,072
Posted By acidtonic

The biggest problem is that the horsepower has to...

The biggest problem is that the horsepower has to be turned up after the purchase to complete the car. 300hp was cool back when a 4.6 V8 in a Mustang GT made 300 horsepower.

Now 400hp is the new...
Dec 20, 2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

None of my vehicles produce warm air before...

None of my vehicles produce warm air before arriving at work. I'm just turning the key off when it's starting to warm up.

However this car has a block heater that plugs in. So I don't have to...
Dec 19, 2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

After checking the injection pump timing was off...

After checking the injection pump timing was off and I retimed it which then fixed the issue. Fired up and ran rough for a minute until the air got out of the lines. Seems like everything is okay.
...
Dec 16, 2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

Still having problems getting it started. Either...

Still having problems getting it started. Either priming problem, or I have the timing set incorrectly.

More to come :)
Dec 16, 2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 308,847
Posted By acidtonic

I want one :eek:

I want one :eek:
Dec 14, 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

Got the pump seals finally replaced... now I'm...

Got the pump seals finally replaced... now I'm trying to get it primed properly and chasing any small leak I can find now. No major puddles in the driveway now so it's making progress :)
Forum: Evo X General
Dec 12, 2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,330
Posted By acidtonic

You make valid points, but I will say after...

You make valid points, but I will say after driving another car for a week or two and getting back into the Evo, it feels *so* much more special and "precious" compared to driving it daily.

Not to...
Dec 11, 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,940
Posted By acidtonic

Now companies who used to get their asses kicked...

Now companies who used to get their asses kicked are even toying with AWD.

Ford of all companies, with their FWD-loving performance guy, are now building an AWD Focus RS.

Yes, the same Ford who...
Forum: Evo X General
Dec 9, 2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,206
Posted By acidtonic

Fight it. Because when you are WRONG....

Fight it.

Because when you are WRONG. Everyone is there filing their complaints against YOU.

Now it' your turn. YOU are RIGHT. For you to let this go means you are giving up a major chance to...
Forum: Evo X General
Dec 9, 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,444
Posted By acidtonic

Many run into this issue. Especially the younger...

Many run into this issue. Especially the younger crowd where they are used to wheeling and dealing to eventually find a way to get in an Evo. Yet the Evo is illusive and no matter what it seems you...
Dec 9, 2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

Wow, so I literally couldn't remove a single...

Wow, so I literally couldn't remove a single bolt. I broke 2 screw drivers trying.... Was thinking I could get my sockets that grab stuck bolts but why chew it up and now have to replace the bolts?
...
Dec 9, 2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,656
Posted By acidtonic

Sounds to me like part of the fender-well is...

Sounds to me like part of the fender-well is rubbing on the tire at full turn. Mine was doing that for awhile when it was new.

Or you perhaps have rust on the brakes after letting the car sit for...
Dec 8, 2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 191,870
Posted By acidtonic

Could be coincidence but I had the same...

Could be coincidence but I had the same observation when replacing the tires on my 2012 GSR. I also drive the car like it was meant to be driven thus I tend to wear the outer ring of the tires first...
Dec 8, 2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

Someone is paying attention..... {thumbup} ...

Someone is paying attention..... {thumbup}

I've actually gone quite far with this project on another forum.... mostly because I was seeking advice.

Right now I've completely torn into it. I...
Dec 3, 2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 191,870
Posted By acidtonic

Glad to hear. We all get involved in other toys...

Glad to hear. We all get involved in other toys then come back to the Evo after we get bored......
Dec 2, 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

Okay I got all the glow plugs changed without...

Okay I got all the glow plugs changed without removing the injector lines! 8)

To rethread the glowplugs without any room I used the rod end of a factory tire jack with the flat-head on one end...
Forum: Evo X General
Dec 2, 2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,123
Posted By acidtonic

Got any pics? That's news to me.

Got any pics? That's news to me.
Dec 1, 2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

Well I just got done throwing 2 new glow-plugs in...

Well I just got done throwing 2 new glow-plugs in (cylinders 3 & 4).... Also got the plug in cylinder 2 loose and ready to come out which I'll finish up tomorrow.

I think cylinder 1's plug is...
Nov 30, 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By acidtonic

It has a block heater already. In fact without it...

It has a block heater already. In fact without it the car will not start. I think the glow plugs are all bad. My plan is to replace those, but my 1980 has the older "slow" plugs which means I have to...
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