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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #50 on: January 27, 2015, 01:18:56 PM »
Wait, I'm still confused!!!
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #51 on: January 27, 2015, 02:12:02 PM »
Wait, I'm still confused!!!

It's not even a language issue Kelu, because I'm not sure what they mean either.
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #52 on: January 27, 2015, 04:28:19 PM »
It's not even a language issue Kelu, because I'm not sure what they mean either.
Ah, thank you for your confirmation :D
« Last Edit: January 27, 2015, 07:11:06 PM by Kelu »
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #53 on: January 27, 2015, 05:33:54 PM »
Sure but the ZZP ones are the double springs by Supertech #75's
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #54 on: January 27, 2015, 06:34:34 PM »
I also just ordered zzps neutral balance shafts since I'm getting their cam as well
« Last Edit: January 27, 2015, 06:56:35 PM by IBDRINKEN »
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #55 on: January 27, 2015, 09:09:24 PM »
I used Ferrea valves and spring. I suggest Bates  sleeves for our engines and Bates spring for the chain tensioner. He also can make race blocks that can handle up to 1200hp. Bates also makes a billet oil pump
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #56 on: January 28, 2015, 02:54:02 AM »
A dual spring upgrade would have prevented Kelu's exploding engine issue.
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #57 on: January 28, 2015, 10:23:38 AM »
I used Ferrea valves and spring. I suggest Bates  sleeves for our engines and Bates spring for the chain tensioner. He also can make race blocks that can handle up to 1200hp. Bates also makes a billet oil pump
That is nice info, but sounds pricey, not sure if a 500hp target would worth all those mentioned cookies, to be safe anything which is very quality worth but if you dump 10-20k on a mildly used engine :/

A dual spring upgrade would have prevented Kelu's exploding engine issue.
I wonder why you don't post that in the adequate topic  :slap:
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #58 on: January 28, 2015, 10:39:54 AM »
My ferrea balves were only 360 so wasn't that bad for those
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #59 on: January 31, 2015, 01:37:18 PM »
I also just ordered my stage 2 cams from ZZP and the ATI balancer, machined cover with the new oil pump. The only thing left to buy is the 5th injector Kit.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2015, 03:30:12 PM by IBDRINKEN »
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Dakota Digital EG, Boost Gauage, Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Fuel Pressure
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #60 on: February 01, 2015, 09:35:46 AM »
Can you please go back to the pic of your yellow car. Is that a picture of your engine cover with a ghost of The Stig over the center?
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #61 on: February 01, 2015, 02:51:17 PM »
Can you please go back to the pic of your yellow car. Is that a picture of your engine cover with a ghost of The Stig over the center?

It was just a carbon fiber cover I had made
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Solo Hi Flow Cat/ 3in dual exhaust
Kappa Intake
Dakota Digital EG, Boost Gauage, Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Fuel Pressure
DDM Probeam, Backbone, IC Pipes, Coilcover Cross Brace
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #62 on: February 02, 2015, 04:47:59 PM »
My ZZP neutral balance shafts came in today. The cams and balance were shipped today so I should have them this week sometime.

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Solo Hi Flow Cat/ 3in dual exhaust
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Dakota Digital EG, Boost Gauage, Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Fuel Pressure
DDM Probeam, Backbone, IC Pipes, Coilcover Cross Brace
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #63 on: February 05, 2015, 08:50:46 PM »
More parts here we go

Stage 2 Cams






ATI Damper




New Machined Cover


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320HP 358 Torque
Solo Hi Flow Cat/ 3in dual exhaust
Kappa Intake
Dakota Digital EG, Boost Gauage, Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Fuel Pressure
DDM Probeam, Backbone, IC Pipes, Coilcover Cross Brace
JPM Shifter, Center Console
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #64 on: February 06, 2015, 07:31:58 PM »
Got a good deal on the 5th injector Kit from Werks so I went ahead and ordered it
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #65 on: February 07, 2015, 07:29:51 AM »
So all ordered then? Looking forward to the build.    :tool:
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #66 on: February 07, 2015, 09:22:39 AM »
So all ordered then? Looking forward to the build.    :tool:

Yep just the clutch and turbo left but all of the motor parts are done
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #67 on: February 07, 2015, 12:10:49 PM »
Don't get a turbo and you won't need a stinking clutch.  Think of the money you will save.  The donkey can pull you.
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #68 on: February 25, 2015, 02:01:18 PM »
I have a Solstice GXP 07. If you don't mind, what is the ballpark figure to put that many ponies under the hood? And do you need a beefier drive train?

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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #69 on: February 25, 2015, 02:37:39 PM »
You don't have to go to the extreme I'm going to but I will prob have around 10k plus. I'm up to 6500 and I still have to buy the turbo and a clutch so that will put me at the 10k number. Then the motor has to be put together and installed.
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #70 on: March 02, 2015, 05:28:29 PM »
Received my 5th injector kit from Werks

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Kappa Intake
Dakota Digital EG, Boost Gauage, Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Fuel Pressure
DDM Probeam, Backbone, IC Pipes, Coilcover Cross Brace
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #71 on: March 12, 2015, 10:22:33 AM »
Just curious, but what kind of HP would you have gotten (or could you reasonably get) with just a rod/piston/valve spring replacement?  With the new items you have, do you think you can get to 490HP?
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #72 on: March 12, 2015, 10:48:01 AM »
That depends on the turbo.  Air plus Fuel = HP
A lot of these other things are to make sure that the amount of torque will not break the stock parts.

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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #73 on: March 12, 2015, 11:12:19 AM »
...A lot of these other things are to make sure that the amount of torque will not break the stock parts.

I guess I should have clarified.  That last sentence is what I was looking for.  Given he can install any turbo he wants, what HP range is possible with the internals he is doing compared to just going new conrods/pistons/valve springs.  Can he get to 500 with what he is doing?
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Re: My 500HP Engine Build
« Reply #74 on: March 12, 2015, 11:58:08 AM »
Yes you can get 500hp.
How that power is delivered on a 2.0 Liter engine is the issue.  A lot of the higher HP builds on smaller engines have a dyno graph that looks like an upside down V.
It's great for bragging rights but isn't a car I personally would want to drive.  400hp in a 3000lb car is a lot of HP and you can still have the power come on at lower RPMS so have a vehicle that works well on the street vs being just a Drag Strip queen.

 

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