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Old 02-15-2004, 05:15 PM
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my first time to the 1/4

runnin ka24det with an exhaust leak (tried fixen friday but another popped up) anyway i have never raced at the track before but have been tryin to get there 5 times something always goes wrong this time i said i am goin no matter what was wrong well here are the results--oh yea only gettin 9-10psi it was actin weird from the leak

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and blew the stock headgasket so my day was over after that but it was fun while it lasted rebuilt head to come soon
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Old 02-15-2004, 06:37 PM
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Real nice man KA-Ts are real nice
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Old 02-15-2004, 10:16 PM
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oh yea,i love this engine, i have another engine and tranny in the garage i picked up for 300 bucks to rebuild but it looks like the headwork will come sooner than i wanted 3 angle vj,arp headstuds and cometic hg
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Old 02-15-2004, 11:18 PM
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oh yea,i love this engine, i have another engine and tranny in the garage i picked up for 300 bucks to rebuild but it looks like the headwork will come sooner than i wanted 3 angle vj,arp headstuds and cometic hg
So your ganna use that head on the KA-T?
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Old 02-16-2004, 07:35 PM
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good times real consistent! nicely done
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Old 02-18-2004, 12:49 AM
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oh yea i will keep the head if it is not warped but it shouldnt be

and thanks but reaction times could be alot better at thunder valley (local drag track) the perfect r/t is .000 so i have alot of improving to do the only car i raced to beat me was a 2000 z-28 sprayin but it was fun none the less just wish it could have lasted longer lol
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found out today it wasnt the headgasket it was the ringsso i have a spare motor i am throwing in it for now and i will rebuild the other motor but i allready ordered the headgasket and head studs so the rebuild starts early
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elks, what were you using for fuel managment? Do you have a Air-Fuel gauge or anything? Im just wondering because I want to boost my KA to about 10psi, and I DONT want to blow the motor. No offense, just trying to learn from others misfortunes here.
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i use an safc II but it might have been an injector not working properly or somethin it wasn't the motors fault somethin weird just happened i have egt also but it didnt look bad it was rich so really not sure what happened we are investigating it the motor is a good motor just gotta make sure everything is working properly when the engine is making around 300ehp so i will post more when i know more.
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