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Noob Turbo L-16 from Hell

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Never thought of the need to O-ring the throttle shafts, hopefully it's not a problem because many blow throughs didn't need this. 

 

 

The only ones that don't need it are the setups that encase the entire carb in a sealed box. Carbs that have been boost-prepped have sealed shafts. 

 

 And sorry I am ignorant :lol: , but I have enough common sense and creativity/motivation to get this working.

Common sense and creativity cannot replace knowledge. Please read some books. Learn your theory.

 

Good luck.

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As as another "old man, been there done that" guy, you will very likely spend more money and make less power than a stock KA24E.   ^_^

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Im sorry dude, everyone appreciates your motivation, but its all in vain since the parts you are making wont last you longer than 6 months, if the engine lasts that long. I know you wanna be the underdog really bad!! But slow down, read some literature, and do this the right way before it goes all up in flames. No one here is trying to steer you away from your goal much less trying to insult you, we care more about the 510 honestly.

 

1. How to hotrod and race your datsun

2. Street turbocharging

3. How to modify your Datsun OHC engine

 

Great reads, after that youll have all the information necessary to build a kick ass and reliable 510, good luck

 

 

Btw before you post a forsale add, please let me know

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Gonna be boosted within 3 weeks :sleep:  

made my Turbo manifold finally, but I cheated...first time I've ever taken a part to a shop ever, I need to learn welding skills

 

List Still goes on ACCEPTING donations*

 

 -30$ intercooler from my honda friends

-Electric fuel pump 9-12PSI + Fuel P regulator $59.99

-Weld up the aluminum Bonnet-Hat $??.??

-Intercooler piping, I can probably improvise from parts

-BOV HKS ebay $39.99

-1/4 NPT to 8 AN

-8 AN to 10AN adapter

-Air/Fuel gauge $15

-Boost Gauge $17

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Im cheering hard as hell over here man. Congrats on having the balls to try, knowing that you can ruin your engine. Wishing you much success. Waiting patiently for the video of this thing in action.

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Credit to you mate if you do get it running, ignorance and motivation sometimes far outway being realistic.

 

Solid advice already given to you by quite a few people, nothing here is worth not doing.

 

Water injection setup on this would really help cool inlet (to stave off detonation) and lower exhaust gas temps (to keep that manifold alive)

 

Seriously consider a wideband oxygen sensor, such a good investment, something any car guy should own, will pay for itself over and over, even if you save one motor from a rebuild its paid for itself.

 

The biggest issue you will have will be tuning it, the stock carb setup won't work, and if it does, it won't be reliable at all.

 

Source a carby that has been used and proven to work in a blow through setup, SU carbs are cheap and readily available, so are the webers.

 

Slapping together a setup might work, but if you save that little extra, and use some quality parts, it will be a lot more reliable, a hell of a lot easier to tune, and a lot more enjoyable.

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Just let the guy do what he wants its his car. I'm so tired of the old farts on this site shooting down any idea that isn't a tried and true formula. Not everyone wants an l20b with a 32/36.

 

You think hot rodders in the 60s had forums like this to look up the best power solutions and what fit together the easiest? No. They thought something would be cool, so they went and did it.

 

If it doesn't work, oh well you've learned a lesson. 

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i cannot argue with you matty, I agree with you in fact, however i was just chiming in only on the exhaust mani. which it sounds like he has taken care of  :thumbup:

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Just let the guy do what he wants its his car. I'm so tired of the old farts on this site shooting down any idea that isn't a tried and true formula. Not everyone wants an l20b with a 32/36.

 

You think hot rodders in the 60s had forums like this to look up the best power solutions and what fit together the easiest? No. They thought something would be cool, so they went and did it.

 

If it doesn't work, oh well you've learned a lesson. 

 

 

There's a lot of solid advice being given, from experience, not just heresy. A stock carb won't take boost as a blow through setup unless it's modified to suit, a stock fuel system won't work without a boost compensating regulator, generally thin steeled manifolds welded with a stick welder won't hold up to the heat that is produced from a turbo manifold.

 

None of these suggestions are shooting down his ideas, people are just trying to help him not waste his time and get it right.

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just need to buy my 32/36 Weber Hat to push my turbo through that bitch, and she'll live. I'll probably buy some plastic nitrophyl floats and get 135 jet. I just want

 

this to run and then I'll start modding to more practical parts hehe. My $50 turbo had no reference numbers for parts or thread specs so I had to go to the

 

hardware store for some couplings and npt adapters. :)

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I'm about to tac up my flange right now and position the turbo

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$30 front mount and some piping from my honda friends. most likely going to cut my valence for the piping :crying:\

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$30 front mount and some piping from my honda friends. most likely going to cut my valence for the piping :crying:\

 

FWIW, I have a fiberglass one already cut for that kind of intercooler...

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Using my Dad's two door to reference my turbo position, and it fits so well!! Just needed to put a spacer and push the turbo out 2 inches out more for easy access,

 

and clearance. I'll weld up that flange tomorrow and tah dah! Had some trouble with the oil return fittings being too long because i have like 3 adapters on there

 

and it doesn't clear the block, so I need to look for 1/4 compression pipe thread tees or 1/4 npt thread tees any 90 degree i can find hehe. Yesterday, my goodies

 

came in the mail! Electric fuel pump, and my regulator.

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FWIW, I have a fiberglass one already cut for that kind of intercooler...

Can I get it o save my 68 valence from surgery? I can pay for shipping :hug:

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Can I get it o save my 68 valence from surgery? I can pay for shipping :hug:

 

Want to sell the '68 valence?   ^_^

 

Even if not, I'll still help you out with it. Rather see you do that than cut a good one. 

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Want to sell the '68 valence?   ^_^

 

Even if not, I'll still help you out with it. Rather see you do that than cut a good one. 

Haha wish that was an option for me but my Dad doesn't have any extras, we don't even have one for his 2 door and it's all dented up sadly

 

And thanks a lot, that's some true datsun passion :lol:

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Lose your '75-'77 intake and get an earlier L16/18 or a later '78-'80 L20B one. They have coolant flow through the intake runners to cool them.  Just drill holes in the head like on the gasket. That header is going to bake your intake. Heat is what causes pre ignition. Keep your inlet air as cool as possible.

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Yeah, I has several sentences then decided to cut and paste the content around to make more sense. Shrug. 

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