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by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin
Replies: 24
Views: 2015

Re: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin

Epoxy instead of paint? Have you heard of ceramic coating a block, for shedding heat? I was talking to someone at a shop who has ceramic coated parts for me, was getting some ideas. I was thinking about ceramic coating the 4A block that I've been using as a guinea pig (smoothing out the inside cast...
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin
Replies: 24
Views: 2015

Re: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin

What is the advantage of the MRP's wet sump, compared to a normal AE86 sump? 3 distinct advantages: 1) Volume... the MRP pan holds 5 quarts, the largest stock pan holds 4, and some 4AG pans holds only 3.5. 2) built in windage tray as well as baffles/trap doors to keep oil around the pick up. 3) ext...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin
Replies: 24
Views: 2015

Re: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin

Will you be using a 4AGE Oil pump? yes... with a few minor modifications (more later) Some of the parts..... from around the world...... Ferrea Atlantic valves (USA) https://gallery.ostportworks.com/albums/userpics/10005/valve_differences_32_vs_30_5.jpg Tec-Arts ITB adapter/kit..... (Japan) https:/...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin
Replies: 24
Views: 2015

Re: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin

Nice! And what about the crank shaft? Will that be MRP or 2ZZ? to remain 7A... Back in February I was contacted to build an engine for an N2 Levin replica being built in America. The client was not looking for all out power, but they did want a big valve 7AGE. About a week ago this arrived..... htt...
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin
Replies: 24
Views: 2015

Re: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin

I suspect a lot of work going into the head for this one. Big cams and valves. Replacement of the valve seats to accommodate the new valves? This head will be similar to OST-043, so yes... a great deal of work - beginning with new valve seats. So then the owner will retain the stock internals of th...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin
Replies: 24
Views: 2015

OST-070: 7AGE for an N2 Levin

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Back in February I was contacted to build an engine for an N2 Levin replica being built in America. The client was not looking for all out power, but they did want a big valve 7AGE.

more to come....... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-068: Smok'n
Replies: 9
Views: 2061

Re: OST-068: Smok'n

Were the other cyls clean & dry & smegma free? Is there going to be any more finishing/grinding the comb chamber, all the area after the 45, on the 60 to 90 and the ridge around the seat? dry for the most part, but far from free of build up.... no more work in the chambers... Blending the a...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: HIGH comp Big port carby build with MANY questions
Replies: 28
Views: 4745

Re: HIGH comp Big port carby build with MANY questions

Do you have a print out of the dyno??
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 43
Views: 18182

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

Nice. Coming down to "hey there buddy with a lathe..." bits. Because everybody needs a buddy with a lathe. :D and I know somebody with a lathe.... making a new window stop because Toyota no longer does.... https://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/normal_window_bushing_-_4_panel-tile.jp...
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-068: Smok'n
Replies: 9
Views: 2061

Re: OST-068: Smok'n

so... its been a while since I've updated... build is almost finished, just waiting on the new Cometic .036" 20V gasket. old, and dirty, and look at the pock marks in the exhaust seats http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/chamber_showing_seats.jpg port work complete - prior to valve job -...
by oldeskewltoy
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Want to BUY (seeking sellers)
Topic: WTB: 4age 20V BT head
Replies: 2
Views: 564

Re: WTB: 4age 20V BT head

I have a few rebuildable cores... any interest in a fully rebuilt - ported head?
by oldeskewltoy
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Want to BUY (seeking sellers)
Topic: Looking for 4age crankshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 1127

Re: Looking for 4age crankshaft

As it says in the title. Looking for a crankshaft in good condition and one that has not been cut to use oversized bearings. My build arp of the rods got loose and it destroyed the rod and crankshaft in the process. Everything else survived. Already got new BC rods. Just looking for a crankshaft no...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Want to BUY (seeking sellers)
Topic: Looking for 4age crankshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 1127

Re: Looking for 4age crankshaft

As it says in the title. Looking for a crankshaft in good condition and one that has not been cut to use oversized bearings. My build arp of the rods got loose and it destroyed the rod and crankshaft in the process. Everything else survived. Already got new BC rods. Just looking for a crankshaft no...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 43
Views: 18182

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/flywheel28Camry29_flexplate28Century29_2_panel_annoted.jpg Alright... the 2S flywheel will "fit" the 5V crankshaft.... YES The center hole fits the crank snout, and the bolt spacing is correct. What is still unknown is if we will need a step/shou...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-068: Smok'n
Replies: 9
Views: 2061

Re: OST-068: Smok'n

3 down........

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more to come..... :D
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Automobiles for Sale
Topic: ITA AE86 originally built by TRD USA
Replies: 10
Views: 9038

Re: ITA AE86 originally built by TRD USA

the car is sold.......... off to it's new owner....... https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/83625193_865685173908020_4797975672226054144_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_sid=110474&_nc_ohc=6dY0K6MxAecAX-eKdc-&_nc_ht=scontent-sea1-1.xx&_nc_tp=7&oh=670d7346cacc917e0aa2f573d1...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: 4age large port head
Replies: 2
Views: 1568

Re: 4age large port head

still available? Where is it, are you willing to ship??

Do you know which largeport head it is??

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by oldeskewltoy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: The actual potential of the 4AFE cylinder head?
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

Re: The actual potential of the 4AFE cylinder head?

looks like you got the tube header... good score over the factory log.... BUT check clearance... the one I acquired was too tight to the radiator
by oldeskewltoy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-068: Smok'n
Replies: 9
Views: 2061

Re: OST-068: Smok'n

Wow, that's a new one! If the guide's top isn't normally submerged, extra seal or no seal shouldn't oil it up that much, besides it's only 1 exhaust & isn't going to affect the other or the chamber. Burr on. bothered client....... So what's the plan for this engine overall? The plan... the bott...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed May 27, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 43
Views: 18182

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

A lot has, and is happening......... 1) Their here... the new pistons...... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/Traum_another_view.jpg and........ 2) in another forum a Russian member spoke of a 1SU(2SU) Toyota engine - (predecessor to the 3S?) and its flywheel(SX70 chassis code, possibly SX6...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri May 08, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 43
Views: 18182

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

I spoke to the cam grinder this morning, I now have the specs on the stock 5V-EU cam.

Intake 240 overall, 182.2@ .050" lift, exhaust 247 overall, 182.8@ .050" lift. Lobe lift is .240" Centers are 110
by oldeskewltoy
Fri May 08, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Automobiles for Sale
Topic: ITA AE86 originally built by TRD USA
Replies: 10
Views: 9038

Re: ITA AE86 originally built by TRD USA

bump... updated price.......
by oldeskewltoy
Fri May 08, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Engine Break In Period + ITB Installation Considerations
Replies: 38
Views: 4127

Re: Engine Break In Period + ITB Installation Considerations

Just make sure you get a mineral oil without any friction reducing additives . Oils with friction reducing additives and synthetic oils impede the bedding in process and should only be used after running-in has been completed. Cheers... jondee86 I've used "Driven BR30", and recommend it t...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu May 07, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: MRP Flywheel Bolt Options
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: MRP Flywheel Bolt Options

yabaiani wrote:Barry said grind them down or use a lathe. My shop doesn’t want to do that...

you could call ARP and ask them........
by oldeskewltoy
Thu May 07, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Engine Break In Period + ITB Installation Considerations
Replies: 38
Views: 4127

Re: Engine Break In Period + ITB Installation Considerations

http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm I have used the technique described in the mototune article with great success. Get the engine up to operating temperature by running at a high idle with gentle movement of the throttle to vary the rpm... throttle on... throttle off... throttle on... ...
by oldeskewltoy
Thu May 07, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: The actual potential of the 4AFE cylinder head?
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

Re: The actual potential of the 4AFE cylinder head?

than you for the kind words...... If you have been doing your homework, you likely bumped into a few Bill Sherwood mentions, and his goal for a 240hp F headed 4A. WHICH 2nd gen F head do you have? In the world somewhere (unsure of which market) Toyota sold a true 4 port F head.... You can double che...
by oldeskewltoy
Wed May 06, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 43
Views: 18182

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

Those domes are pretty shallow... estimated to be 13cc... Actually... they were 10cc, so static CR on the 5V is(was) under 9:1.... :( Thank you Traum Piston - With their help, this is what my 5V will be running..... instead of 10cc, this piston has a 21cc dome http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/1...
by oldeskewltoy
Tue May 05, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-068: Smok'n
Replies: 9
Views: 2061

OST-068: Smok'n

http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/OST-068.jpg OST-068 is a smok'n Blacktop, its burning oil..... http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/chamber_showing_seats.jpg particularly from #4 exhaust valve (wet exhaust port) http://ost.ebeans.ch/albums/userpics/10005/exhaust_ports_dirty.jpg Why...
by oldeskewltoy
Mon May 04, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Syncing throttle bodies question
Replies: 5
Views: 1472

Re: Syncing throttle bodies question

If the AT Power throttles are "delivered fully assembled" as they state in their literature, the throttle stops and linkages should be factory set, and not require calibration. If this is correct, then I would strongly advise against dismantling them or interfering with the adjustment in ...
by oldeskewltoy
Fri May 01, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Syncing throttle bodies question
Replies: 5
Views: 1472

Re: Syncing throttle bodies question

I was wondering what tools are required to sync up throttle bodies from a vacuum perspective, how do you actually do it. I purchased a set of MRPs AT Power ITBs so wondering how to do it. Thank you! https://31625.smushcdn.com/527924/wp-content/blogs.dir/1127/files/2016/07/IMG_9765-300x200.jpg?lossy...