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by pvan
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Question installing AEM wide band 30-4110...
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: Question installing AEM wide band 30-4110...

I had read something about some have both a wide band signal for a gauge, but also had a standard (narrow) band for the stock ECU. Hoping someone knows of such a beast.
by pvan
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Question installing AEM wide band 30-4110...
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Question installing AEM wide band 30-4110...

Looking at adding an AEM wide band O2 kit to my modified '85 XR4Ti and was wondering if this will work with the stock computer? I have read opinions stating both yes and no. I'd like it mainly for the gauge and to keep an eye on my AFR, but I want to replace the stock sensor rather than run a second...
by pvan
Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Is there an issue with my external wastegate?
Replies: 5
Views: 966

Re: Is there an issue with my external wastegate?

I'll look over the hoses again, but last check, everything was tight. It seems to run fine except that it feels like the boost is gone. I posted to another site which suggests getting a wideband O2 sensor and to close the gap on my plugs as the spark may be blowing out. I'm still running stock boost...
by pvan
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Is there an issue with my external wastegate?
Replies: 5
Views: 966

Re: Is there an issue with my external wastegate?

I have no doubt that the wastegate is working. My concern is, is it working too effectively? Is it possible to be dumping too much? My gauge still reads 15 PSI, but it feels like the turbo was turned off.

Has anyone else had similar issues and found a problem?
by pvan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Is there an issue with my external wastegate?
Replies: 5
Views: 966

Is there an issue with my external wastegate?

Hi all, I've made some updates to my '85 XR4Ti (5-speed), but it isn't performing as I believe it should be. Here's what I've done so far: Rebuilt head with new valve springs, bronze guides, used Ranger roller cam and roller rockers, and new followers. PE Computer, Bob's log header with external was...
by pvan
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Questions adding external wastegate...
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Re: Questions adding external wastegate...

Turns out, it was the unused and uncapped port. I don't know how that engine managed to run. Hope to give it a try to start maybe tonight.
by pvan
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Questions adding external wastegate...
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Re: Questions adding external wastegate...

Thanks, I will give it a shot.
by pvan
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Questions adding external wastegate...
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Questions adding external wastegate...

Hi all, I'm putting my engine back together in my '85 5-speed car and have a few questions about how to configure things. I've spent some time Googling and searching forums, but haven't been able to definitively answer my questions. I've added a Bob's Log header and downpipe with accommodations for ...
by pvan
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: 4x4 Cosworth Intercooler for SALE
Replies: 12
Views: 2997

Re: 4x4 Cosworth Intercooler for SALE

Sold.
by pvan
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Anyone DD theirs?
Replies: 39
Views: 7917

Re: Anyone DD theirs?

I have been driving mine on a daily 120 mile round trip commute for the last 6 months, and for 3 years prior to that. Sadly I have noticed a slowly downward spiral of my interior plastics, which I plan to address this weekend. I also noticed that my dash is looking a little more crispy and my drive...
by pvan
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Can the EGR inlet be relocated?
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

Re: Can the EGR inlet be relocated?

No testing in Michigan, or at least where I'm at in Michigan. I could replace the drivetrain with a blown 427and scoop out of the hood and as long as the front windows weren't tinted, I'd be fine.
by pvan
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: 4x4 Cosworth Intercooler for SALE
Replies: 12
Views: 2997

Re: 4x4 Cosworth Intercooler for SALE

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by pvan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Can the EGR inlet be relocated?
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

Re: Can the EGR inlet be relocated?

I think I have my answer, or at least an answer that renders the original question moot. According to this thread, the EGR can be eliminated without issue to performance or everyday driving, especially if it has the recall modification done to it. http://forum.merkurclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44...
by pvan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Can the EGR inlet be relocated?
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

Re: Can the EGR inlet be relocated?

Thank you for the link. I am keeping the stock location, but the Bob's log exhaust is cast iron and doesn't have a bung for the EGR. I'm wondering if I can add a bung to the down pipe instead, or will that mess with the computer?

Thanks,
Paul
by pvan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Can the EGR inlet be relocated?
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

Can the EGR inlet be relocated?

Hi All, After drilling out three snapped off bolts from my turbo housing, I'm about ready to start putting my engine back together. Looking over the parts I remembered that I still had to figure out how I handle the EGR. The Bob's log I purchased doesn't have an accommodation for the EGR and I was w...