And whoever put the passenger LDP O2 sensor connector where it is!Okay, okay. You guys have shamed me into putting in the low pressure fuel pump. So that's done now.
On that note, I hope whichever engineer decided to put the IPDM in that crap location gets bitten by their dog when they get home.
Seems too good to be true.Then I finally have some me time and going to install the subframe collars and diff brace.
Yay for progress!
That feels more accurate to how these things go.Aaannnddddd life got in the way again today. Took Friday off.
Does anyone here have the bored 3.2L block? If you go all out like that, your Q will be a force to be reckoned with.Ordered Infiniti/AMS intakes yesterday. Of course they are backordered. Once those are in, can proceed with tune. Also ordered GPS adapter cable to be able to use factory GPS antenna with Tesla screen. Progress halted :/
I am thinking about tackling exhaust next. Trying to find the right combination of parts. Will probably do resonated lower downpipes if I can find some in a 3" variety and a 3" full catback.
Other considerations for what's coming next are front/rear sway bars, fender coolant tank, Amp/Sub, or start collecting SPL suspension components to prep for RSR active coilovers.
I am basically trying to do the prep work that would provide a solid foundation for this car in case I decide to keep it and go big turbos for next summer instead of buying a new Z06. If I do go full send with this car, I will probably be looking at a full build including boring it out to 3.2L, Garretts, build trans, and all supporing mods.
Anyone have any advice?
Your modest daily boost level will still make me look like a 2.0t.Hello peeps. I am getting close to ordering a sleeved block. Anyone have any input into Wet vs Dry sleeves for this build. My goal for this car beyond 1000 awhp is to be able to drive the thing on a modest boost level daily.
My take (I might be very wrong) is that you're in a sticky spot picking between all of these mods because they almost all compliment each other. I organized my thoughts on the approach of building everything first and doing the power-adding down the line. As unexciting as it is, it might save you money in the long term as opposed to just chasing power until something blows.Alrighty ladies and gents,
I need help with the mother of all First World Problems...
So I think I'll have somewhere between $6000 and $8000 saved by the end of this month for Betty.
Then I figure I can save something around $1000/month beginning next month.
But my "dilemma" is that to do next.
Some things I am considering buying next are:
Block and forged internals (~$6000)
Stage 2 interchiller & mishimoto intercoolers (~$4500)
Keep saving for dropbear turbo kit w gt25-660's (~$11,000)
Built trans (~$6000)
Cf driveshaft and LSD (~$2500)
All the fuel system upgrades (~$5000)
Lower downpipes and full exhaust (~$2500)
I was really looking forward to picking up dropbear wmi injection system next, but it's currently out of production to make capacity room for their turbo kits.
Anyone want to vote?
Things I can install and enjoy on the car now while saving are the interchiller/intercooler, driveshaft/LSD, and exhaust.
But my biggest line items are the turbo kit, motor, and trans. But all of these will sit in the garage until all of the rest of it it purchased and installed.
What to do, what to do...🤷🏽♂️🤦🏽♂️🤷🏽♂️🤦🏽♂️
I'm mostly with you, but I would honestly wait to install any of the big stuff until you have all 3 of the big things. That way you don't have to disassemble your car three times. I think built motor/built trans/turbo kit should happen at once.Since the big stuff is just going to sit for a while, I’d probably buy one big thing and two little things. Like maybe the block and the LSD and drive shaft, for example. That way you have a big ticket item ready and smaller mods to keep you busy in the mean time.
Huge fan of this. I love the GT-R but everytime you see a GT-R with mods, you know it's going to be fast.I thought about this too. But everyone and their dog has a 1000+ hp GTR. I enjoy breaking molds. 😊
I refuse to spend that much money on a turbo 4.
What if you left the stock exhaust and added an electronic exhaust dump right off the downpipe? I could sell you one of my TCU modules that can output a 12v signal when you're in Sport mode.That's part of the reason why I don't have an exhaust yet. I'm not trying to call attention to myself before I can back it up.
That and the turbo kit will have me redoing the exhaust anyway cuz I can seem to find a 3 inch exhaust lower downpipe combo that I like the sound of these turbos with.
The TCU is a module in the AV deck that controls power to the AV system, controls the SOS button, and provides remote monitoring and start/stop/lock/unlock/panic via cellular. Unfortunately, Infiniti killed off all of this functionality for 2020 and earlier model years by equipping them with 3G networking equipment that is now defunct.I really need to go through that thread again.
And someone to barney-style explain it to me 🤣
Well, I haven't gotten that far yet. Still finalizing the hardware. But that's completely within the hardware capabilities.View attachment 110833
Ok, that’s way more comprehensive than I thought! I’m curious Is there an adjustable GUI? For example, could I set up boost gauges, oil temp, oil pressure, voltmeter gauges ect anywhere on the screen and can I make them look like the speedometer and tachometer gauges? Can I change the boot graphic?
or is this a sneaky upgrade that no one knows is there as it quietly schemes to take over the world?
It always replaces the TCU, but the TCU does not affect the Tesla screen operation at all.Nice!! Now I’m getting excited too! Lol and you said a Tesla style doesn’t replace the TCU?