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Forum: Your Driveway 14-02-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By dazdavies
Security cert had expired on my webserver hence...

Security cert had expired on my webserver hence no images. Should be sorted now although I had to clear the cache on the pc. I fucking hate computers!!

I'm running the Vipec V88 on mine which is...
Forum: Your Driveway 14-02-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By dazdavies
Car looks great. I haven't read the whole...

Car looks great.
I haven't read the whole thread but are you still using the Hobbs switch for the additional fuel pump?

Not sure why you've done it that way?

I'm doing something similar with...
Forum: Your Driveway 14-02-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 53,366
Posted By dazdavies
Hat off to you Bram that's some quality work....

Hat off to you Bram that's some quality work. Fair play dude!
Forum: Your Driveway 18-01-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 53,366
Posted By dazdavies
I've only just caught up with this. Really sorry...

I've only just caught up with this. Really sorry to read of your problems regarding the engine. Absolutely amazed to read of the Galloway issues. They were always brilliant with my stuff. They line...
Forum: Your Driveway 09-10-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 23,421
Posted By dazdavies
This is bang on, well said that man. That...

This is bang on, well said that man.

That was my problem with ASG. Their work on my engine was horrendously bad. Instead of admitting it and offering the original owner of my car, who spent around...
Forum: Your Driveway 22-08-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 29,914
Posted By dazdavies
How is the 460 wired? Off the factory wiring or...

How is the 460 wired? Off the factory wiring or have you used a relay and fed directly from battery?
Forum: Mechanicals 07-03-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By dazdavies
Might be worth getting them flow tested and, if...

Might be worth getting them flow tested and, if necessary, cleaned . One is certainly running quite rich.

PM, Dzenci on here. He runs Advanced Injector Service and has a full on state of the art...
Forum: Mechanicals 03-03-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By dazdavies
The Torques one is pretty much identical to what...

The Torques one is pretty much identical to what I've done.
Forum: Mechanicals 03-03-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By dazdavies
I used a reusable one and it just kept clogging...

I used a reusable one and it just kept clogging up.
I have the "sock" on the intank 460 and one of the Bosch filters after my two 044s before the rails. 8000 miles using both 98 and E85. When I...
Forum: Mechanicals 03-03-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By dazdavies
Bosch part number 0450905016

Bosch part number 0450905016
Forum: Mechanicals 03-03-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By dazdavies
Actually had the part number as a memo on my...

Actually had the part number as a memo on my phone.
Andy Forrest advised these when I was having issue with the speedflow one I originally used. In my car for around 8000 miles so far and injectors...
Forum: Mechanicals 03-03-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By dazdavies
Incidently 1 460 is plenty enough for 500whp

Incidently 1 460 is plenty enough for 500whp
Forum: Mechanicals 03-03-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By dazdavies
I use a post pump Bosch inline filter. I'll dig...

I use a post pump Bosch inline filter. I'll dig out the part number later. Perfect for 98 and E85
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 23-02-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,532
Posted By dazdavies
Cracking time there Bill. I'm trapping at 135mph...

Cracking time there Bill. I'm trapping at 135mph but with an ET of 10.96
I'm at 605whp according to Maximums dyno.
With me in it and 20L of fuel the car weighs 1630kgs. The weight and a tired...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 06-02-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,532
Posted By dazdavies
May as well post mine up. 2006 Hawkeye STI ...

May as well post mine up.
2006 Hawkeye STI

10.9 @ 211kph (131mph)
0-60ft 1.69

Car weighs 1630kgs with me in it an 20L of fuel.

http://www.scoob.co.uk/blackhawk/dragruns/10point9.jpg
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 20-01-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Mine were all inlet valves too. My exhaust valves...

Mine were all inlet valves too. My exhaust valves are all inconel. My guides were oem. Seats weren't cut but valves were all lapped in properly
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 20-01-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
First set did 10k this set did almost 20k. Looks...

First set did 10k this set did almost 20k. Looks like they have a shelf life.
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 20-01-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Wow, makes me feel a bit better about mine proof...

Wow, makes me feel a bit better about mine proof it wasn't a build issue then.

How many Kms had these done Bram?

I'm glad you caught it in time. My failure was catastrophic!
Forum: Introductions 16-11-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,339
Posted By dazdavies
Yeah you want the derived torque figure. ...

Yeah you want the derived torque figure.


One of mine says the torque is almost 1100Nm which is just silly.

The derived figure on another is 690Nm which is much more in line with what I'd...
Forum: Introductions 15-11-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,339
Posted By dazdavies
I'd say you're on the money for what a VF34 can...

I'd say you're on the money for what a VF34 can produce. 16HP is fuck all and will not be noticeable.

When Justin first tuned my car the Dyno read 643whp, when we did it a second time some months...
Forum: Introductions 09-11-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,339
Posted By dazdavies
Boost. Drop the boost to 1.2/1.3bar in the high...

Boost. Drop the boost to 1.2/1.3bar in the high rpm range.
It won't produce much above that anyway and you won't stress/overspeed the turbo.
Forum: Introductions 09-11-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,339
Posted By dazdavies
22 psi should see you crack 300. I wouldn't take...

22 psi should see you crack 300. I wouldn't take a vf34 much past that though. In fact I'd probably get Justin to tail it off a bit at the top.
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 01-11-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
I have managed to check for coil bind and I think...

I have managed to check for coil bind and I think I've ruled it out.

I measured the springs fitted into the head. Installed height with seat and retainer is 38mm.

I then put the spring assembly...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 25-10-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
I've just fired off an email to them but I don't...

I've just fired off an email to them but I don't hold out any hope.

De ja vu!
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 25-10-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
So it looks like my engine failure was just down...

So it looks like my engine failure was just down to the valves failing. Every single inlet valve has the beginnings of a stress fracture in exactly the same place that the others failed.

Just to...
Forum: Wanted 25-10-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By dazdavies
Just get the ACL ones. The Cosworth ones are just...

Just get the ACL ones. The Cosworth ones are just rebranded ACL ones.
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 16-10-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Funny you should say that as I built one about...

Funny you should say that as I built one about ten years ago a 2.0LCDB sleeved and bored to 99.5mm and rear thrust converted. It had RCM Arrow Rods and Omega Pistons. Was originally for myself but...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 16-10-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Yep if I'd kept things sensible at 400-450hp it...

Yep if I'd kept things sensible at 400-450hp it would have lasted years but the car would just bore me to tears. Even with the power it has its tame compared to the GC I had so I just wouldn't want...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 15-10-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Defo clutch related. Just need to adjust the stop...

Defo clutch related. Just need to adjust the stop on the pedal and that problem will be solved.

Your careful placement of reliably has been noted. Bearing (excuse the pun) in mind this has done...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 15-10-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Good job I was planning that winter refresh on...

Good job I was planning that winter refresh on the engine. Pity the dropped valve beat me to it.

I've stripped the block down this morning. Bearings were on their way out. Rear thrust bearing,...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 15-10-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Thanks Bill, I actually think having a lower...

Thanks Bill,

I actually think having a lower rev limit is what has done me the harm. After having a conversation with Leigh from Deshele we think that's its valve float and vtv contact when the...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 12-10-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Most of the big power builds here are EJ22T...

Most of the big power builds here are EJ22T based. It is such a tried and tested platform plenty of 8-9 second cars running them here plus a good many track/hill climb cars too.

I wont ever use a...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 12-10-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Yeah, If the block is goosed I'm going to do an...

Yeah, If the block is goosed I'm going to do an EJ22T build. I've built them for other people just never for myself. They are supposed to be just awesome and better than the EJ25 option because it...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 11-10-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Thanks to Leigh from Deshele performance we've...

Thanks to Leigh from Deshele performance we've come to the conclusion it's valve to valve contact that's done it. I've always thought the engine was slightly noisier after my drag strip visit but...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 11-10-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
So Ive got the heads off today. Just looks...

So Ive got the heads off today.

Just looks like the valves have just failed. There is no sign of PTV contact on any of the other three pistons.
Both valves have failed in exactly the same place...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 10-10-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Until I get it apart I won't know for sure. Its...

Until I get it apart I won't know for sure. Its the same cylinder as last time.

This kind of shit pisses me off though as I have taken every precaution for it not to happen. I've spent strong...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 09-10-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,828
Posted By dazdavies
Well it's gone and grenaded itself only properly...

Well it's gone and grenaded itself only properly this time.

Not sure whats happened or what's salvageable yet but its safe to say its fucked.

High boost high rpm failure. First confirmed...
Forum: Mechanicals 09-10-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By dazdavies
Absolutely pointless with a VF34 if anything it's...

Absolutely pointless with a VF34 if anything it's a backwards step.
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 05-10-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By dazdavies
Yeah but twist mounts are soooooo much better...

Yeah but twist mounts are soooooo much better than stock mount set ups. I love mine. The only downside is that i have to take the top part of the dump pipe off to check the gearbox oil level. However...
Forum: Mechanicals 03-10-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By dazdavies
ASG you say. Trust me when I say this but please...

ASG you say. Trust me when I say this but please do yourself a favour and take your car else where. Rather than go over old ground on here I'd happily go into detail via pm.

Daniel at Maximum...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 26-09-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,096
Posted By dazdavies
As long as it has an Aussie standards sticker...

As long as it has an Aussie standards sticker you'll be fine. I had a British one which had the British standards sticker which is apparently a more stringent standard but I wasn't allowed to race...
Forum: Introductions 25-09-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,799
Posted By dazdavies
This is just fkn awesome. It's like all the...

This is just fkn awesome.

It's like all the best bits of humanity rolled into one convenient thread.

This is a classic example of when Care in the Community and Australian Broadband for All...
Forum: Introductions 16-09-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,776
Posted By dazdavies
It's expensive but it is without doubt the best...

It's expensive but it is without doubt the best kit I've seen although the New PW kit is up there too.
Forum: Introductions 09-09-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,776
Posted By dazdavies
Bram's Radium surge tank is a really nice bit of...

Bram's Radium surge tank is a really nice bit of kit but for what they cost I've pretty much done my entire fuel system for that.

This is mine. Although I have changed the fuel filter for...
Forum: Introductions 05-09-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,776
Posted By dazdavies
Dom 2.5 will be a horrible lag fest on a 2.0L

Dom 2.5 will be a horrible lag fest on a 2.0L
Forum: Your Driveway 02-09-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 53,366
Posted By dazdavies
That's some pretty tidy welding Bram. You've come...

That's some pretty tidy welding Bram. You've come on a long way from the first stuff you showed me when you first got your welder.

Something I would like to learn.
Forum: Introductions 01-09-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,776
Posted By dazdavies
Obviously you can do it with side feeds but...

Obviously you can do it with side feeds but having had experience of running both the top feeds are in a different league quality wise. You'll have better driving characteristics and much better fuel...
Forum: Introductions 30-08-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,776
Posted By dazdavies
8CM will be fine. ID1000 CC Top feed...

8CM will be fine.

ID1000 CC Top feed injectors

The CDF Racing GC8 top feed conversion rails.

Walbro 255 Intank pump.

You can use the existing hard lines through the car.
Forum: Introductions 30-08-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,776
Posted By dazdavies
Will you want to run E85 at some point?

Will you want to run E85 at some point?
Forum: Introductions 30-08-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,776
Posted By dazdavies
To answer the fuel pump question properly I'd...

To answer the fuel pump question properly I'd need to know the intended use for the car.

Subarus are a bitch for fuel surge.

If its just for the road then it doesn't need to be as comprehensive...
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