The Green Machine is Alive Again! 1g AWD DSM Drag Race, Panos 12.1 @ 112 mph
Panos has finally finished a very long build on Leon Reitman's old Green Machine shell.
These were the first ever shakedown passes on a 35 degree night in October.
Made possible by lots of help from Doug Elfman of Doug's Automotive.
Much faster things to come....
New England Dragway
New England DSM
Holset Oil Drain - The Right Way in HD
Watch It In HD!!!
This is my first HD video. I hope that you enjoy it.
Since I built the car, I was told to watch the drain since I used a rubber
hose. I normally check the car weekly if not more often and on this
particular day I found that my drain was a bit larger than usual.
When I started the build, I knew that I was going to run a Holset turbo. The company has release all the info on
oiling requirements, so I decided to use them. They called for a drain that
was no smaller than 19mm which is bigger than -10AN yet smaller than -12AN.
To ensure that I had the minimum size covered, I went with a -12AN drain.
This is not easy and no one currently sales a bolt-on -12AN drain. One
reason is that the return hole in the oil pan is too small and must be
enlarged to have a true -12AN drain. It would be senseless to install all
those expensive fittings and have it bottle neck at the oil pan. This just
takes a little effort and thought.
I had a -12an bung welded into the oil pan. I then purchased an adapter
that would bolt to the bottom of the Holset with 3/4in NPT threads. I then
used a 3/4in NPT to - 12AN adapter off of the CHRA. The front motor mount
also has to be slightly altered to allow clearance of the drain (You can
see this when I am installing the new fittings). All of this was done
during the build, so I do not have footage of it but it is all easily seen
in the video.
When I first tried to assemble the drain, I was trying to use a different
style of fitting with stainless steel hose and they were entirely too
large. They would not line up without hitting each other and there was no
way to trim them. This was the only thing stopping me from starting the car
so I went to the local auto parts store and found a hose that would fit. IF
YOU ARE IN THIS SITUATION BUY THE RIGHT FITTINGS TO AVOID THE DISASTER I
ALMOST RAN INTO. This hose only had 1900 miles on it when this occurred. On
the bright side you have a video to shed some light on the problem.
I ordered my fittings from a company called Race Parts Solutions. They were
very helpful with the return issue and their customer service was great.
The rest of the fit and modification can be seen in the video. I cannot say
that the same fittings will work for your application because the manifold,
turbine housing, and where you weld your oil pan bung play a large role in
where your drain will need to be.
I choose to use a fiber braided push lock hose instead of just the flexible
push lock hose. I went this route because the oil drain is exposed to the
roadway and the fiber braided hose is better protected against debris. I
also used boot band clamps to secure the hose but they make clamps
specifically for that.
All in all it is not a hard job; it just takes a little time, thought, and
ingenuity. If you find a set of fittings that work for you, please let us
know what they are and your setup in the comments. I hope that this helped
you get Boosting and I really hope
that you enjoyed the HD footage.
Below are the links to the CHRA adapter that fits the Holset and the
website I purchased my fittings from.
Last adapter on this page : https://turbodaves.com/Flanges_Accessories.html
Just one source where you can find AN fittings :
9 second 1g awd dsm turbo drag race, Nick Stack 9"s ALL Night 5/30/12
Nick Stack in his 1990 Eclipse GSX doing some test and tune runs.
Made all these passes in a 2 hour span and the car ran great.
Doing some testing on a few new things hoping to push into the very low
Listen close and you can hear the revs go up around the 1000 ft, clutch
starting to slip.
Car has run a best to date of 9.403 @152.61, 1.373 60ft.
New England Dragway - Epping, NH.
May 30, 2012
9 second turbo 1g awd dsm drag race, Nick Stack 9.6 @ 145 mph
Nick Stack in his 1990 Eclipse GSX making some passes at the Import vs
Nick won the Modified Import Class.
Trying out the new JMF Drag sheet metal intake manifold, tune needs some
tweaking for that larger plenum over the Magnus but it was still running in
the mid 9's.
Inaugural Liberty Engines Import vs Domestic Shootout at New England
6/23/2012 - Epping, NH
New England DSM
RARE 2.6L Stroker 4G63/4G64 Hybrid 6-BOLT Race Engine - 1st Gen AWD DSM
This is the documentary of the blood, sweat, and beers that went into the
2.0L conversion to a 2.6L Stroker engine race car. Built for the DSM
Shootout with some friendly gear heads. Its been for one test drive around
the block and it was a blast just to see this beast drive under its own
power after months of hard work.
THIS CAR IS CURRENTLY BEING PARTED OUT. ALL ENGINE PARTS ARE FOR SALE,
SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY... HEAD HAS SOLD, BUT THE SHORT-BLOCK IS UP FOR GRABS
ALONG WITH EVERYTHING ELSE LISTED AT THE END OF THE VIDEO. MOST OF YOU GUYS
SHOULD KNOW WHAT THESE PARTS ARE WORTH ALREADY SO PLEASE SEND SERIOUS
OFFERS TO ( email@example.com ) THANKS!
Videos: GoPro Hero 2
Pictures: iPhone 4 (a few with the GoPro)
Music: Zion I - Coastin'
2.6L 4g64/63 hybrid long rod stroker (6bolt)
4g64 block bored 87.5,line honed, hot tanked, partially filled,no oil
squirters (6mm taller deck height)
all threads were clean tapped and oiled
custom girdle that covers entire base of block
extended oil pick up ( for the girdle)
balance shafts removed with mitsu parts
new mitsu oil pump with straight cut gears
oil pan made to fit around t-case with AN fiting for oil return
apr main studs
6 bolt 106mm stroke crank, un cut, micro polished
new acl race bearings std.
156mm premium steel billet connecting rods
custom 87.5mm cp- carrillo stroker pistons
wiseco 8750xx series nitrate and phosphous coated rings
custom cometic multi layer steel head gasket .066 thickness
apr headstuds (machined fit)
1mm oversized si valves
bronze valve guides
dual si valve springs ( machined fit)
titanium retainers and keepers
forced performance cams fpcam3x
fidanza adjustable cam gears anodized red
arp cam gear bolts
cam bores were line honed
head was decked, leak tested, ported to the max, new studs
all new timing components
new timing belt for hybrid
new water pump
fluidampr hamonic balancer
90 oil filter houseing, ported
Bm external oil cooler with AN push lock fittings
new knock sensor
Coil on plug iginition system with jmfab coil plate
jmfab oil catch can
prothan red engine mount
Full blown performance anodized dual fuel pump hanger
2 walbro 255 lph high flow fuel pumps
8 An stainless fuel feed line from tank to filter to rail
6 An stainless fuel return line from rail to regulator to tank
8 An fuel lab high flow fuel filter 100 micron anodized red
6 An fuel lab fuel pressure regulator anodized red
carbon fiber liquid filled fuel pressure guage
fic bm 1650 cc fuel injectors
rewired fuel pump hanger
Brand new holset hx40pro with 7 blades
bullseye power hx40 t3 .70ar 3in vband Exhaust housing
Dn Performance tubular t3 manifold with tial 41mm flange
tial 41mm external wastegate
custom 3in vband downpipe
apexi 3in catback
6in filter on turbo
2.5 custom vband lower ic pipe
huge front mount
3 inch custom upper ic pipe
turbo xs rfl vented bov
3in gm mass airflow sensor
polished 75mm power plus throttle body with no isc
polished jm fabrications race sheet metal intake manifold
magnus heat barrier intake manifold gasket
fidanza aluminum race flywheel
fidanza 4.3 ceramic clutch
new mitsh throw out bearing
new mistu clutch fork and clip
stock trans and t case
4 bolt rear end with lsd
all axles are good
all new hard brake lines
new proportioning valve
stainless steel brake hoses teflon coated all the way around
slotted drilled rotors
2 racing seats
4 point harness's
ecm dsmlink v 3 with 3in gm mas cable
aem wideband with guage
autometer oil temp, oil pressure, water temp, Boost, volts
battery relocated to trunk with cut off switch
slim line fan
8 Second Eclipse, Nick Stack 8.97 @ 166 mph - 1g awd dsm drag race
Nick Stack in his 1990 Eclipse GSX Runs a new best E.T. and mph
Just one week after running 9.0 @ 161 mph Nick gets the car into the 8's!
8.97 @ 166 mph!
FP HTA 4205 turbo
JMF Race SMIM
Tuned by Kevin Jewer
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New England Dragway.
5/14/2014 - Epping, NH
New England DSM
WORLDS FASTEST AWD / 4G63 DATSUN / 20B RX7 IN TESTING
Willowbank Raceway held the 1st of the 2012 Top Sportman Series on the
weekend. Reece McGregor and the Heat Treatments Skyline thought it would be
a good chance to have some test runs in their worlds fastest RB26 powered
4wd skyline. The team worked hard all day and were rewarded with a final
pass or 7.64, not far off their 7.56 record, although something tells me
theres plenty more to come from this car again.
Another car using the test lane was Rob Novak in his Jett Racing 4G63
powered Datsun 1200. The team made adjustments through the day and saw a PB
7.35 @ 187mph on the second last pass of the night, the final wild pass on
video then saw a transmission failure but a happy team none the less.
Final team testing was the Direct Clutch/Promodz Rx7, the car is 3/4
chassis and a running 3rotor 20BT tweaked by Mazfix. The team recently made
adjustments in the rear and also in transmission and are starting to see
results, it ran a 7.99 @ 171mph through the day, then later in the night
suffered a leaking Boost pipe.
Owners Jerry and Dan tell me they havent even started to push the motor
yet, so another car with plenty more to come, and im sure that pb 7.80 will
soon be slashed.
These cars should all be running at the up and coming Sydney Jamboree at
WSID and by the looks of things have some unfinished business they want to
take care of :)