VSM EK9 K20 Turbo Project


Beetlejuice

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Did you just bolt the shifter on top of the centre console?
You'd be forgiven for thinking that, but no - it's mounted to some aluminium bosses I machined, which in turn are mounted solidly to the tunnel. There'd be far to much flex if it was just attached to the plastic console.
 


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Lovely work. Nice idea with the intercooler mount/cross member brace
 








Leej8

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Not just built, Hand built by yours truly!
Amazing work and some really nice touches too.
 


Beetlejuice

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Here's the above expansion tank fitted:



Also made a catch tank first thing this morning:






Progress will probably be a little slower over the next week as we've a big job in, but hopefully I'll still get chance to do the odd bit here and there!
 


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Bolted some more parts up this afternoon - starting to get an idea of how it'll all look when complete. Ported the RBC inlet to match the k-tuned 80mm throttle body as well.





 






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Not had a great deal of time on the car over the last week, but have managed to get a few bits and pieces done with it. Most of the hot parts are welded up now and the turbo heat shield finished off.







 


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Some really good fabrication work right there.. everything looks very well designed and thought out and it will really pay off
 



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This is looking great! Coming along nicely now :) love what youve done with the heat shield.
What sort of boost levels are you planning on running? I take it you are already using a k-pro?

Keep up the good work

Ben
 


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I don't think Will'll allow me much more than around 10psi to start with on this engine - more boost will have to wait until we've got a proper one built up ready.
K-pro v4 has been on from when it was first put together N/A
 


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