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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4475 on: September 03, 2016, 07:59:18 PM »
So I was having something like a limp mode situation at high speed/RPM  for about a week.
After pouring over the tune and looking through the engine bay and checking all connections. I saw 2 things. The TPS and Airload would both drop in the logs when ever this happened.  I Finally blew a MAF DTC, so I cleaned that and also did the harness connector and the maf connector with Electronic cleaner. 
Did a 4th gear pull into triple digits with no issues tonight

It was 70 degrees, tonight


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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4476 on: September 04, 2016, 01:04:19 PM »
Down hill? Somebody had to ask. :roll:

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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4477 on: September 04, 2016, 02:58:31 PM »
LOL
Where I live there is no uphill roads at all. Once I start driving I have to literally go around the entire world to get back where I started.
Or so someone would say.
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4478 on: September 05, 2016, 12:39:52 PM »
That's a slick license plate holder, it's just a shame you have to have one at all.
Love my State for that.

Thanks elff! :D

In Germany you need a front licence plate all over the country.

They even have a law that the bottom of the plate has to be 20 centimeters above the road. :banghead:
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4479 on: February 15, 2017, 12:31:33 PM »
Just took my Saturn out of its winter sleep.

Wow the battery is still working after all these years. :yay:

I had to change the battery of all  my German cars after a few years.

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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4480 on: February 15, 2017, 10:37:54 PM »
Ironhide,

I had a really busy work week a little while ago, and was recently in your country. 
I spent 3 days in Tettnang and 2 days in Essen for work before flying home.  As it was my first time, I kind of went with the flow, but next time, I plan on doing a little more non-business site seeing.  Are you close to Tettnang as that is in lower germany?
I have to say it was the best business trip I ever had and the German people were super friendly everywhere I went. 
I am hoping I have to travel there at least a couple times a year.

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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4481 on: February 16, 2017, 08:14:24 AM »
Ironhide,

Are you close to Tettnang as that is in lower germany?
Elff,

Tettnang is 7 hours away from my hometown. :D
Hude is in Lower Saxony which is far in the north of Germany.
Driving from Tettnang to Hude is like driving from Chicago up to Madison Wisconsin.

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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4482 on: February 16, 2017, 10:00:47 PM »
Looks like you are about 2.5hrs from my company's Essen office.
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4483 on: February 17, 2017, 09:35:08 AM »
Looks like you are about 2.5hrs from my company's Essen office.

Yep, that's correct. :cool:
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4484 on: May 24, 2017, 05:41:52 PM »
Did annual oil change and small revisions, also did a dyno, first after the engine was rebuild 2 years ago.

In the dyno room:
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Next customer ;)
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The wheels where spinning on the drums, ghetto measures
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Results:

Low boost: 1-1.2 bars (6-18 psi) - daily - 337hp and 400Nm (around 300lbs-ft)
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High boost: 1.75 bars (25psi) - 392hp and 490Nm (around 360lbs-ft)
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One more pull for marketing (car will be soon for sale): 1.9bars (27psi) - 402hp and 515Nm (around 380lbs-ft)
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Pump gas.
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4485 on: May 25, 2017, 04:28:22 PM »
Did annual oil change and small revisions, also did a dyno, first after the engine was rebuild 2 years ago.

In the dyno room:
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Next customer ;)
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The wheels where spinning on the drums, ghetto measures
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Results:

Low boost: 1-1.2 bars (6-18 psi) - daily - 337hp and 400Nm (around 300lbs-ft)
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High boost: 1.75 bars (25psi) - 392hp and 490Nm (around 360lbs-ft)
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One more pull for marketing (car will be soon for sale): 1.9bars (27psi) - 402hp and 515Nm (around 380lbs-ft)
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Pump gas.

That's amazing, like 490 bhp!  I take it your engine, turbo, and fueling system are slightly modified? 2.0 LNF?
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4486 on: May 25, 2017, 07:43:45 PM »
490 Newton meters
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4487 on: May 25, 2017, 09:08:12 PM »
490 Newton meters

but 402 HP at the wheels is closer to 500 at the crank (or... bhp), considering powertrain loss.

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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4488 on: May 26, 2017, 02:18:58 AM »
but 402 HP at the wheels is closer to 500 at the crank (or... bhp), considering powertrain loss.
Sorry to disappoint you, 402hp is estimated at the crank.
If you open the files from the dyno you will see the title "DIN corrected engine power".
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4489 on: May 26, 2017, 07:03:31 AM »
Sorry to disappoint you, 402hp is estimated at the crank.
If you open the files from the dyno you will see the title "DIN corrected engine power".

Haha!  Very disappointed that you *only* have a 400 HP LNF, Kelu.  I expected better of you.  Please go spend several thousand more cubic Euro to satisfy me  :poke:

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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4490 on: May 26, 2017, 07:48:07 AM »
Haha!  Very disappointed that you *only* have a 400 HP LNF, Kelu.  I expected better of you.  Please go spend several thousand more cubic Euro to satisfy me  :poke:
After the engine rebuild two years ago I think that engine can hold a lot more but is useless for me. Even now with 402bhp I can't drive it smoothly on streets, I use the 330bhp setting for daily driving.

I won't spend money on upgrading this car because it will be for sale coming weeks ;) hopefully Euro not anymore for me

Satisfied yet?  :D
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4491 on: May 27, 2017, 12:55:18 AM »
Kelu-
I've got a nice, safe, V8 powered machine for you when you get here!!!  Plenty of room for David and his car seat too!
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4492 on: May 27, 2017, 04:48:59 AM »
Kelu-
I've got a nice, safe, V8 powered machine for you when you get here!!!  Plenty of room for David and his car seat too!
Sounds good on paper, show me  :cool:
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4493 on: May 27, 2017, 11:04:37 AM »
This thing is full of airbags (driver included) has a giant back seat, huge trunk for kids strollers, diaper bags, snacks, toys and  scary dolls.  I'll keep it clean and maintained until you get here.
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4494 on: May 27, 2017, 05:35:25 PM »
I have to admit, it looks nice and clean, but ... it's freaking european, WHY???
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4495 on: May 28, 2017, 08:25:30 AM »
I have to admit, it looks nice and clean, but ... it's freaking european, WHY???

 :lol: :yay:
Almost spit out my coffee Kelu!
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4496 on: May 28, 2017, 10:17:30 AM »
I have to admit, it looks nice and clean, but ... it's freaking european, WHY???
It will help transition you when you get here. A little reminder of home so you don't get home sick.
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4497 on: May 28, 2017, 05:15:16 PM »
Almost spit out my coffee Kelu!
Sorry, I hope you are still nice and clean :D

It will help transition you when you get here. A little reminder of home so you don't get home sick.
I'm trying to get away from European cars for decades and finally when I can do it easily I should get a BMW as reminder of home??? I have to admit, it could be a lot worse like a VW Touareg  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4498 on: May 28, 2017, 07:57:46 PM »
Sorry, I hope you are still nice and clean :D
 I'm trying to get away from European cars for decades and finally when I can do it easily I should get a BMW as reminder of home??? I have to admit, it could be a lot worse like a VW Touareg  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

Man, you are really picky. A guy offers to give you a car to help you get established in a new country and you complain about it.
I hope you end up with a Dodge Caliber.
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Re: What did you do to your Kappa today - Part 2
« Reply #4499 on: May 29, 2017, 03:25:30 AM »
Man, you are really picky. A guy offers to give you a car to help you get established in a new country and you complain about it.
I hope you end up with a Dodge Caliber.
You didn't said the price so until then all I can do is to complain :D
Dodge Caliber was not so bad option, it still runs :P
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