10vt B3 (The Bandit)

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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Wed May 17, 2017 2:16 pm

This truly is how my luck goes... I'm loading the bandit so I'm not rushing around tomorrow to get to the bike ride. I go to lock the doors after closing the trunk, and nothing. Well, I shouldn't say nothing, the driver's door locked. Everything else says open. I figure I must have hit something in the truck knocking off the main power wire or something. No such luck. I go to the passenger door, and it activated the vacuum pump. Looks like I'm back where I started when I first got the car. Using the passenger door to unlock it. :bangshead:
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby PRY4SNO » Sat May 20, 2017 9:38 am

Ugh. My 80q does this too... Haven't figured out if it's the tumbler or something else since it's not my daily. I feel your pain.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Sat May 20, 2017 12:45 pm

The messed up part is the next day it worked fine... I really don't know what happened!
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby elaw » Sat May 20, 2017 12:53 pm

Did you forget to say "Simon says"? :lol:
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:26 am

First thing, yes, none of my pics work. I'm working in getting my photos hosted somewhere else, as I'm not willing to pay $400 to host them.

So it has been a while, and maybe that's a good thing. The car has been running quite well for a while now with no real hiccups. About a week ago I tried to once again put my daughter in the car, and it wouldn't start. Not only that, it back fired pretty bad. I honestly thought I might have blown up the exhaust. The next day after talking about it with Eric, the car starts and runs fine... Still not totally sure what happened. I guess it's possible the car dislikes my daughter as much as she it haha.

Anyways, on to the better stuff. With everything going in lately, Eric has managed to get the car to not knock, and AFR's to be very good the whole way through the RPM range even on a fully heat soaked engine on a hot day. I still need to make up heat shielding and replace the motor mount insert though. Hopefully I can do that this coming weekend if Georges garage is free. With everything looking good at 18psi, we are looking at turning up the boost to 20psi. I'm still using a K24, and was told I should be good to about 23psi. I wanted to see what others think about this. Seems like a solid # and the turbo seems healthy enough. I have a tune file ready to go for this as well. Let me know what you guys think.
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