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the fastest reacting egt i've ever seen is the defi d gauge.
maybe in the exhaust manifold, right after the last port. i would say about 6 inches down, but i think it's got a cat right there and that may throw the readings off... ummm anyone got a better idea on where to stick that thing?
mine's 6 inches after the turbo...oh yea, you guys don't have turbos. my bad
my motor goes brap brap brap :D
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I'm mega postwhoring in here but once it starts including my car I'ma postwhore as much as I want. Also did you want to do the true duel exhaust set up that RG was talking about? We could just tinker with porting first if you want pure dyno numbers and maybe go true duel later? I don't know what this involves labor and materials wise I'm just throwing ideas out there.
Also how do I measure the egt?
If you and RG come to an agreement on something I'll need to change my pants I'll be so happy. I just want this to work out in the end for the best.
And will this all help my car's lifespan cause effectively my car has to try less to perform it's normal duties? If so I'm sure me speeding all the time will negate it but it's good to know.
i don't think it will do anything to the lifespan, and not much for the efficiency, but possibly better fuel economy...but then again, possibly worse. one thing though, i'm sure it will make more power.
rg and i aren't exactly disagreeing, i think i've seen a little more in reguards to the coolant passage because i've got it right here in front of me. if he were here, he'd see it too and i'm sure we'd have a very similar, if not the same, opinion.
just so you guys get an idea of how thin that wall is--think about the intake ports on the fc's...it's even thinner than that.
you know what i really like about this is we're both voicing opinions in a respectful way--and even if we do disagree on anything, we're not stepping on eachothers toes or trying to cut eachother down. try getting that on some of the other forums!! :D
I got ya now. I would probably only port it up to that point and not past. spend alot of time cleaning up the inside edges. I'd do this on the first one and then maybe get more extreme in the future. I'll probably just have to spend the money and buy a housing so I can port one and make my own templates.
this is actually a tad bigger than the actual port... keep in mind i port better than i draw.
if you notice the "red zone", that's where the leading edge of the rotor passes by the port. i kept material there to make sure the side/corner seal junction was supported throughout its journey through the engine.
Alright this all sounds awesome. Inluding being safe with the side seal because that seems to be the part where everyone doesn't wanna screw with. I was just tossing ideas out there before. But, if this porting works out well I'd be more than willing to pay for the true duel exhaust of course :D
I work later today 4pm-10pm, 2marow 6:30am-2:30pm (Nordstrom)/3:00pm-10:00pm (Pick Up Stix) and Sunday from 10am-10pm..ahh the life of a student trying to afford gas. I could go up there saturday night if you have enough lighting that late, or monday I'm outta class around 1ish and I have the rest of the day free so we can try and do that? I'm sure we'll get something soon.
it's be great to get all the performance specs with and without the porting. i think the most important thing of all is going to be snoochies butt-dyno. how does it feel? how do you like it? etc etc.
i guess time will tell. as long as i've got nothing to do when he drops the irons off, it should be a one day turnaround-maybe 2. now it may take up to a week if i'm busy, but i'm anxious to get it done ASAP!!!