Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Chip Birks » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:32 pm

Clonebug wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:02 am
I first have to upgrade my clutch to a Stage 2 to handle the extra power...... :cry: :cry: :roll: :lol: 8)
I have a stage 3 with about 3 miles on it I'd let go pretty cheap! :roll:

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by rubenski » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:01 pm

Indeed, why go 2 if you can have 3
Better to be blown than to suck!

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Clonebug » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:11 pm

As Chip said.... he has a broken clutch tube........again.....

I hope to stay away from that kind of issue.
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Chip Birks » Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:36 pm

The tube is easy to weld once the body is separated from the pan :lol:

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Clonebug » Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:50 pm

Chip Birks wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:36 pm
The tube is easy to weld once the body is separated from the pan :lol:
LOL
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Clonebug » Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:57 pm

My silicone connectors showed up a little after noon today so I just had to see if I could make something fit..... :wink:

A little cutting and fitting of two 90 degree bends along with a few temporary hose clamps to hold everything in place and I think I have the makings of a new intake.

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I'm thinking the 1 3/4 inch bends gave me just enough room for nice clearance to the alternator and everything else.

Now I just have to find a place for the blow off valve, weld everything together, a little paint and I can give it a test if the weather cooperates.
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Ol'fogasaurus » Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:09 pm

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Clonebug » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:42 pm

Due to another rain day I got a bunch done on the intercooler upgrade.

It's all welded up and test fitted with the BOV and Water/Alcohol injection nozzle installed......

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All I have to do is paint it and wait for the turbo clocking bracket so I can install the other turbo and then test it.
The bracket might be a week or more so I will be impatiently waiting for it.
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by petew » Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:29 am

Nice. Anything that helps the world share your "WWWPPSHHHH!" sound is a good thing. :D

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Post by rubenski » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:27 am

Good progress!
Better to be blown than to suck!

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by GS guy » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:31 am

Looking good! Is that a WWWPPSHHHHHH muffler on the BOV?

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Clonebug » Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:21 pm

GS guy wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:31 am
Looking good! Is that a WWWPPSHHHHHH muffler on the BOV?
That's a breather filter I found that fits the 1 inch hose on the BOV.

These style BOV's are actually a Recirculating valve so in higher vacuum conditions they are open just a little bit. Mine is open in idle and high vacuum cruise so I didn't want unfiltered air to get it.
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Clonebug » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:47 pm

I got too impatient and used a piece of angle steel to make a temporary bracket to hold the wastegate.

I took it for a test ride and my first run through 3rd gear netted me a max IAT of 83.7 Degrees at 22.8 lbs boost!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock:

My second run I went all the way through 4th gear till the speedo was pointing to the left of straight down.....Max IAT's were 117 Degrees at 23 lbs. boost.
It was hauling **s!!!!

I didn't dare do a "Mario" launch or activate my launch control or flat shift........ :roll:

Here is a vid....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7BQwtjg9ss


It looks like it gets warmer with heat soak but the first run kept the temps down really nicely.
It definitely makes a difference in that you can feel the power down lower and in the lower gears........

I'm pretty Pumped!!!!
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by panel » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:42 pm

How many degree's do you think it dropped by ?

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Re: Safari Turbo/Megasquirt Fuel Injection Project

Post by Clonebug » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:56 pm

In the October air I see 135-147 plus degrees at 22-23 lbs. with the WI on.
The first pass through third gear it held it down to 83.7 degrees so that would be a 61 degree drop......

The third pass was at 117 degrees from say 145 degrees would be a 28 degree drop.
It really doesn't have a lot of airflow so maybe once I install a fan it will maintain the lower temps. that would be the cat's meow!!!

I could otherwise inject some of my water/alcohol onto it for some cooling help but I can already really feel the difference just the 30 degrees makes.
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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