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Old 07-21-2017, 08:35 AM
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Looks great! I've been following along on IG, too.

Which version of Dynafile did you get? That's pretty high on the list of tools I want to pick up.

Pictured below.

Dynabrade is part number 14000 and the floating contact arm is pn 11219 (bottom arm without the platen, a must have for finishing anything round).

https://www.zoro.com/dynabrade-air-b...00/i/G3606827/ (you should be able to find a 20 or 25% off coup which brings this down to around $380-400. Its worth every single one of the pennies.

and

https://www.zoro.com/dynabrade-conta...19/i/G3701957/

I also picked up this contact arm as it has a small wheel at the end you can use to do a nice fillet in corners (middle arm in pic).

http://www.lehighvalleyabrasives.com...11213-dyn11213

As for belts. Check out Perfect Sanding Supply on ebay. They have the best price a couple of us could find. They are german made.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-2-x-24-San...72.m2749.l2649


Hope that helps! Def buy one, you will not regret it one bit.

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Old 07-21-2017, 09:17 AM
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Put the brushed finish on the rear exhaust section last night. I sanded out all of the tooling marks and then used the maroon belt on the dynabrade to do the brushed finish. All thats left now is a tail pipe which Im still undecided on.







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Old 08-31-2017, 01:15 PM
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Not much progress in the last month, just too busy doing adulting.

Did manage to create the front exhaust mount and get it tacked on. Also have the end of the down pipe done (flex section and transition from 3" to 2.5")





And some parts showed up.

First $185 order of ARP hardware.



3" stainless for the new down pipe



EFR 6258 turbo finally showed yesterday. The T25 inlet and 3" outlet makes for an odd looking setup. But its going to be a MUCH better choice than the T3 turbine'd super 16G that I had originally. Excited to start getting it installed next week.








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Very nice 👍👍
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Old 08-31-2017, 06:48 PM
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Dan

Can't wait to see what you do with the Dynabrade and the turbine housing.
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Old 09-01-2017, 08:51 PM
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Hah. You were second to mention it. But 100% it's going to have a blanket.

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Old 09-15-2017, 02:30 PM
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Originally I thought for sure that the new EFR turbo would fit very similar to the old 16G given the basic size. Fortunately it would not which led me down a huge rabbit hole (as usual).

This was the original setup:




Turns out the best way to fit it was to flip it around. This meant having a different intercooler. I couldnt really find anything that I liked that would fit well with in/out on the same end. So I thought why not go water to air. And well, here we are.

First I came up with a wood jig to hold the turbo in place.



Then found an IC I thought would work and made a poster board mockup of it. Scabbed together a bunch of random couplers and hoses and decided I could make it work.





Fast forward to a bunch of parts showing up.

Needed to modify both the inlet and outlet of the IC which required both flanges to be removed. To avoid getting any metal inside I connected the shop vac to blow through while cutting. It worked perfect.



One side cut



Cast inlet elbow cut



For the outlet I wanted to match the 3" dia of the TB, so I cut and formed a piece of 3" tubing to the outlet of the IC





Was "talked into" using the Vibrant HD wiggins type clamps instead of couplers and tbolt clamps. So got those welded onto the IC and TB late last night.





Placed in approximate location. Im still short another cast elbow that I need to weld to the turbo, but I cant go much further until I make a manifold.







Im super stoked how its turning out. Its soooo much cleaner than what I had originally.

As for the manifold I had a friend model it for me using some basic location dimensions. I ordered the weld els for it today, they should be in later next week along with the head flange.





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Old 09-15-2017, 05:57 PM
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So the heat exchanger will have to mounted to the engine now right?

Manifold design looks awesome.
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Old 09-16-2017, 10:17 PM
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So the heat exchanger will have to mounted to the engine now right?

Manifold design looks awesome.
Yes. Intercooler mounted to engine essentially. The actual heat exchanger will be in front of the radiator. Still trying to figure out where to mount the pump exactly.

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