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250 WHP Supernatural 3.4 Build by La fiera
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Either you misunderstood what I said, or you're trolling... not sure which.


IVC is on the opposite end of the intake valve event from IVO... which is where overlap occurs.
IVC dictates dynamic compression.

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Option #3: I had a brain fart. You're absolutely correct. I meant to write 'duration' but accidentally put 'overlap' instead. Because camshafts with lots of duration usually have later IVC timing. (they also have more overlap )

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Is there a formula to find out what your compression is supposed to be verses doing an actual compression test? A formula for Static compression and dynamic compression.. since they are different

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Is there a formula to find out what your compression is supposed to be verses doing an actual compression test? A formula for Static compression and dynamic compression.. since they are different


Divide your compression test results by 14.7 or whatever altitude air pressure you are at. That will give you an idea of what you have.

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^ Yep

Ambient air pressure is 14.7 PSI at sea level, less at higher altitudes. Divide your compression test results by the ambient air pressure and that will give you the dynamic compression.

If you don't have a compression gauge or don't want to bother, you can estimate your DCR with this calculator: http://www.wallaceracing.com/dynamic-cr.php

Note that you'll need to know the intake valve closing spec for your camshaft, in order to use the calculator.

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Just waiting to go back to the dyno to prove 250WHP on iron heads. I think I'm taking it for a ride tomorrow!

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Looking forward to it!.... maybe a video recording of the breakthrough record as it's done?

Edit to say----> don't lose your flashlight 👀

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----- so just to keep track on this thread

What did you add / subtract from the last dyno to the new dyno run coming up?....

The new Y-pipe section for the exhaust... right?... anything else?

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----- so just to keep track on this thread

What did you add / subtract from the last dyno to the new dyno run coming up?....

The new Y-pipe section for the exhaust... right?... anything else?


Upgraded injectors and fuel pump. And then this happens...............!!!

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Looking forward to it!.... maybe a video recording of the breakthrough record as it's done?


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Got my injectors and fuel pump a couple of weeks ago and did some bench tuning to the Mega Squirt. Eager to drive it since two weeks ago today is the perfect day to go for a ride and fine tune the software to the new injectors and pump upgrade. The engine feels very strong!! Leaving my driveway sideways and trying to avoid the mailbox on my way out I went up the hill controlling a four wheel drift, the best feeling ever!! I tamed the beast and kept driving on third gear while turning on "Auto Tune" on the MegaSquirt so it can do its thing and get me close to where the car should be.
I get to a light and stopped. Light turns green and I gently hit the throttle and the sticky Toyos light up and the car goes sideways, shift to second and its still sideways!! I let off and hit the throttle again to keep the car in a straight line and is all good when I noticed a wining sound, like if I had straight cut gears! I got to a gas station and look underneath and see oil pouring out my trans.
Drove it home and the wining noise was very loud while in gear, in neutral there was no noise. I made it home fine. I jacked the car up and and saw this long crack on the trans housing!! I just laught!!

Anybody selling an M19? Does anyone knows of somebody who makes straight cut gears for this tranny?

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The weak point on the 4-speed Muncie is the outer casing. Other gearboxes (like the HM282, F23, etc) have reinforcing ribs on the outer casing. I'd suggest upgrading to a later HM282 ('93 and up with the stronger differential housing) or the F23.

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Second driveline component you've blown up in a month... I would call this the MOAB of clue bombs.

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You need the Muncie M17 (85-86 V6) gearbox case. M17 cases have ribs cast into the case to make it stronger than the M19 case.

Inside the case, you may use whatever* combination of M17 and M19 shafts/gears you like.

*Not all combinations of gears/shafts are possible. When you have the parts laid out in front of you, the allowable parts combinations will be easy to see.

The input shaft, output shaft, and differential are all supported by tapered roller bearings at each end. Axial preload is fine-tuned by a shim on the outer race.

Once you have chosen your parts, use the J-26935 tool (available on ebay) to help you choose the correct shim to preload the bearings correctly.

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You need the Muncie M17 (85-86 V6) gearbox case. M17 cases have ribs cast into the case to make it stronger than the M19 case.

Inside the case, you may use whatever* combination of M17 and M19 shafts/gears you like.

*Not all combinations of gears/shafts are possible. When you have the parts laid out in front of you, the allowable parts combinations will be easy to see.

The input shaft, output shaft, and differential are all supported by tapered roller bearings at each end. Axial preload is fine-tuned by a shim on the outer race.

Once you have chosen your parts, use the J-26935 tool (available on ebay) to help you choose the correct shim to preload the bearings correctly.


Thanks for the info! I have the original M17 trans here. I'll take the M19 out an see what I can salvage out of it. Thanks again!!

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OK, got my hands on a F23. What else do I need? I saw some kind of adapter on the mall (Thelin) What is that for?
Shifter, mounts and cables, where do I get them?

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This might help:
F23 swap

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After doing some research and reading about the F23 I decided not to do it. If somebody made a kit to drop the F23 in flawlessly I'd do it but that is not the case.
To keep things simple I decided to take PMbrunelle advice on swapping cases from the stronger M19, I already ordedred the shim tool to do it.
The bad thing is that I thought I had an M17 but what I have is a MY8 because the case is smooth just like the one in the M19. I say is a MY8 because of I remember 4th gear being VERY tall compared to what I have now. So now I'm looking for a M17 trans, anybody has one?

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Thanks for the info! I have the original M17 trans here. I'll take the M19 out an see what I can salvage out of it. Thanks again!!


You said you'd swapped in the 4.10 gears, but I didn't realize you swapped the entire transmission. I would have cautioned you about that.

Use the V6 first & second, as the first is taller and second is stronger than the 4 cylinder gears. IIRC, both boxes have the same 3rd & 4th ratios, although due to detail differences in assembly, those have to stay with their respective output shafts.

I've built a 3.32 V6/Econo Muncie, so I've been inside a couple of those gearboxes before. They're stunningly, even ingeniously, simple.

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You could go to Archie's F40 6 speed. I have. I've snapped 3 axles but 2 of them were the Fiero outer housing. One was the inner Cobalt SS. I'm running 315mm wide tires with 100 treadware and I've been doing ~50 hard launches per year since ~2011...

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You could go to Archie's F40 6 speed. I have. I've snapped 3 axles but 2 of them were the Fiero outer housing. One was the inner Cobalt SS. I'm running 315mm wide tires with 100 treadware and I've been doing ~50 hard launches per year since ~2011...


Lou you're a BEAST!!

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Lou you're a BEAST!!

I'm just saying that transmission was built for a 290ft*lbs 3900 motor so it holds up pretty good and Archie's kit uses modified for length (turbo) Cobalt SS axles with Fiero outers. So save your Fiero outers...that's the weak link if you go in that direction.
I love cruising in 6th gear on the way to the track...but I guess I'm different... I did switch to an aluminum flywheel but you're still bolting it to a roughly 1" aluminum spacer to work with the Fiero clutch (SPEC 3+). SPEC is inconsistent with clutch package thicknesses so Archie builds the spacer after measuring what he received from SPEC...

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I am just wondering if any of these transmisions will stand up to the stress of welded spider gears. Stock cars use welded spider gears but this is in a steel pumpkin with a lot more structural strength.

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Splitting the case where it split was definitely from him driving like an idiot. That split is from axial thrust due to the helix angle of the gears... IOW, he just dropped the clutch too hard too many times.

I'd expect axle, diff carrier or side gear failures from welded spider gears, but not case failures.

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Splitting the case where it split was definitely from him driving like an idiot. That split is from axial thrust due to the helix angle of the gears... IOW, he just dropped the clutch too hard too many times.

I'd expect axle, diff carrier or side gear failures from welded spider gears, but not case failures.


Will, please don't call NO ONE an idiot, it shows your foolishness and immaturity. You sound like a very intelligent person but I know for experience that INTELLIGENT people can be stupid, in the contrary a WISE person will never be stupid. You get wisdom over time, it'll come to you one day.

Now, I'm a road course driver not a drag racer. In circuit racing dropping the clutch or power shifting does nothing. I personally take my time shifting to make sure I'm gentle with my equipment. I have never dropped the clutch in any of my cars, that puts a lot of stress on the driveline parts. Lou's kind of racing I understand, the clutch definitely has to be dropped for him to be fast because he can't afford wasting time. As a matter of fact I opted for the bigger camshaft to decrease torque from low to mid and move the power up in the RPM range to be gentle on the equipment.
One thing I tell you and I agree with you on, is the way the case failed. This transmission was taken apart by someone and I can guarantee you he didn't check the pre load on the bearings.
The reason why I say that is because I always thought that the axial play on the shafts was abnormal compared to the MY8. The fact that the case split is proof that my suspicion was correct.
When the trans failed I was not even past 3500 RPMs. It was just doomed to happen. I'm just glad that it didn't happened going into a corner at 130 MPH and downshifting, that would've been a disaster.
I purchased the Kent Moore tool like PMBRUNELLE adviced so when I take the diff to get welded again I can set the preload on the bearings.

But Will, keep your positive criticism which I welcome with open arms, it makes my build better. Thank you very much Will! You are the man!!

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Leaving my driveway sideways and trying to avoid the mailbox on my way out I went up the hill controlling a four wheel drift, the best feeling ever!!
Light turns green and I gently hit the throttle and the sticky Toyos light up and the car goes sideways, shift to second and its still sideways!! I let off and hit the throttle again to keep the car in a straight line and is all good when I noticed a wining sound, like if I had straight cut gears!


 
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I personally take my time shifting to make sure I'm gentle with my equipment. I have never dropped the clutch in any of my cars, that puts a lot of stress on the driveline parts.


Things that make you go "Hmmmm...."

Aluminum work hardens. Over time multiple loading events that push the material just a little bit into the plastic strain range add up to nucleate a fatigue crack, which then grows. The fact that you were under 3500 RPM when it failed doesn't mean anything, because the history of all previous loading events is what led the transmission to fail at that moment.

The fact that the case split at that location in that direction actually contra-indicates bearing preload. If you'd scraped all the teeth off a gear or split the case at one end around the bearing bosses, then it might be related to improper preload.
It really is a case of too many clutch drops. Maybe not all of them are yours, but the parts tell the story.

If you're going to keep driving like that, especially with a welded diff, I strongly recommend the F23, as modern FEA design techniques have resulted in a far stronger and more optimized case.

The F23 from a Saturn Vue has a 4.47 final and a fifth gear in the 0.8's. Get one of those, because racecar, and swap the V6 bellhousing onto it.

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Torque reversals (on-off throttle abruptly) are hard on parts and basically jack-hammer the internals. That's why brake-hop with slicks can split a Ford 9" nodular housing on a road course car when it normally would have no issues.

I vote for the F23 as well, I'm switching to that from the 282 Getrag, and I'm keeping an eye out for a Vue for the gearing.

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Torque reversals (on-off throttle abruptly) are hard on parts and basically jack-hammer the internals. That's why brake-hop with slicks can split a Ford 9" nodular housing on a road course car when it normally would have no issues.

I vote for the F23 as well, I'm switching to that from the 282 Getrag, and I'm keeping an eye out for a Vue for the gearing.


I totally agree with you Mender. I built my engine with 3 things in mine because of the type of racing I wanted to do:

1- Throttle Response. I wanted INSTANT response and tha'st how exactly the engine is. Mechanically and electronically I've tuned the entire package to do just that. Is like the time it takes your brain to command to blink, there is no lag.

2-Good Power. No bragging on the power, I didn't want and LS4 because is has a larger mass and its heavier and that would make the car more difficult to handle so I decided to stay with the V6 60* and set a goal of 250WHP. That would make my power to weight ratio very competitive. Also in the rulebook there is a heavier penalty if I opted for the LS4 or any other V8 powerplant.

3. Power Delivery. Like throttle response I also wanted that power to be delivered instantly. If looking at a graph and power delivery was represented as a smooth and long sine wave that was not what I was looking for. I wanted sharp and vertical line going up on power on and a sharp line going down on decel.

As you can see it is not your average build where people look for a streetable car. And taking all three main aspects of the build I can see where Mender is coming from. The on and off the throttle and the way the power is delivered were the reason that contributed to a rapid failure not the clutch drops like Will indicated because I don't do that.

The streetabiliy percentage of my car is only about 15% and thats the way I wanted it. The seat has no padding, its a bare aluminum racing seat from an midget sprint car, I want to be able to feel everything on my but, so I can drive it the best I can and enjoy the ride.

But like Will suggested on that 4.41 F23 sounds like a very good option. I'll start looking into it I wish that someone made a kit of mounts and cables to make it easier to adapt.

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The main reason I have gone with bigger than what is needed is so that I don't have to go back and replace things.
When I was still using 16x8 wheels with 255 wide tires, my 12" brakes were overkill. However, I had a Fiero caliper stick at lock up on me in 2001 and it made me hit the wall head on and I totaled a perfect 88GT at the track.
After going to 17x10 much heavier wheels+tire combination, 12" just do an adequate job...but at least I know they won't lock up. Same went with the decision to go to the F40 6 speed.
If there's one thing I can say is other than some time off in 2014 waiting for an engine installation, I've been at the track every time ready to race since 2011.

If you look at one of Fieroguru's threads, there's a way to change the gearing of the F40...at least you won't be breaking it...
...maybe...

NOTE: it was stock brakes and a sticky front right caliper that locked up on me and turned me into the concrete wall when I tapped the brakes at speed on a curve... Switched to the Rayne/HELD/Arraut 12" Wilwood kit after that...

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As you can see it is not your average build where people look for a streetable car. And taking all three main aspects of the build I can see where Mender is coming from. The on and off the throttle and the way the power is delivered were the reason that contributed to a rapid failure not the clutch drops like Will indicated because I don't do that.



Mender was really talking about wheel hop.
Aggressive throttle response isn't any more detrimental to drivelines than less aggressive throttle response.
Your transmission broke because you were driving the 4 cylinder transmission too hard.


Here's how I broke an axle: http://www.fiero.nl/forum/F.../000121-18.html#p708

That was in a car with 300 WHP and the same torque, going for a 1.7 second 60 foot time, WITH some wheel hop.
Notice the VHT on the tire.
I asked about your axle breaking because that's very unusual outside of a drag strip environment. Judging from the failures you've experienced, your driving style, especially with the welded diff, is VERY hard on your equipment.

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Nice day out and wanted to share the love! Pump up the volume!!! Just for giggles!!\

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STUNNING!!!!

Respect for the work and the aspirated engine, I can only imagine how much fun your fiero is to drive.

What is the weight of the car?

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STUNNING!!!!

Respect for the work and the aspirated engine, I can only imagine how much fun your fiero is to drive.

What is the weight of the car?


Thanks Erwing! Right now it weights 2170lbs

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Thanks Erwing! Right now it weights 2170lbs


Really? Wow.. that is under 1000 kg! (984 to be exact) My goal is to take my Notch down to 1100 kg so that must be more than doable maybe I can even go under that.

Beautiful build and I am so curious to see what you will do in the wheelarch extender department.
(really curious about bumperpad notchback aerodynamics)

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Really? Wow.. that is under 1000 kg! (984 to be exact) My goal is to take my Notch down to 1100 kg so that must be more than doable maybe I can even go under that.

Beautiful build and I am so curious to see what you will do in the wheelarch extender department.
(really curious about bumperpad notchback aerodynamics)


I'm working on a nose design to add more downforce on the front and flat-bottom the entire car. For that I have to revise the exhaust to be tucked inside.
I want to make it look like a 1980's Group 5 racer.


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I'm working on a nose design to add more downforce on the front and flat-bottom the entire car. For that I have to revise the exhaust to be tucked inside.
I want to make it look like a 1980's Group 5 racer.



Ah the BMW M1.. nice..
I love the way your car looks now to, but am curious to see what you come up with!

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Ah the BMW M1.. nice..
I love the way your car looks now to, but am curious to see what you come up with!
Th
Well it won't be as aggressive as that M1 but kind off. But I want work on the nose and the flat-bottom first and see how it handles and then work at the back.

The nose is going to look something like this;


Right now I have no head lights so with this style I can integrate some similar head lights.

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Back in the mid / late 1980s, GM ran some "Fieros" in the LeMans circuit. They were called Fieros, but in reality had almost nothing in common with a real Fiero. Here's a photo of one:



So maybe you could draw some inspiration from another Fiero!

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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Erwin03:


Ah the BMW M1.. nice..
I love the way your car looks now to, but am curious to see what you come up with!
Th
Well it won't be as aggressive as that M1 but kind off. But I want work on the nose and the flat-bottom first and see how it handles and then work at the back.

The nose is going to look something like this;


Right now I have no head lights so with this style I can integrate some similar head lights.

[/QUOTE]

Yes, That is a Spice Fiero. British built but with the Super Duty 4 cylinder engine N/A. You can read the article from a a book that I have on IMSA GTP cars that I have. Here it is!
I tried to make it as big as possible so you can read it.You have got to read this if you want more Fiero history!

This images is larger than 153600 bytes. Click to view.

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