10vt B3 (The Bandit)

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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:50 pm

Afterthought wrote:Dang that’s going to be awesome . Not many tube header 10V’s around

Its definitely something different. We had talked quite some time ago about making a tube header for the HY35 I had picked up, but that went away. I then had him make the new exhaust for the factory setup, so I was kind of being cheap about it asking about factory placement. Then I don't need a new downpipe as well. :lol:
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby Afterthought » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:54 pm

Oh gotcha . Stock placement . I was wondering why you didn’t do equal length . But I don’t know how much difference it makes
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:08 pm

Today's mini project seemed to go well. I was getting very little air from the defroster vent, so I pulled the DS knee board to investigate. Turns out one of my cables had detached itself at the controls and was just moving around. I held it in place, and was able to get everything to move as it should.

Now on to the "seemed" part. Drove the car to work tonight, and had zero heat! I honestly think it was cooker inside the car than outside. Now I need to investigate this. Not sure what changed on that front between Friday and tonight...
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby PRY4SNO » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:13 pm

DE80q wrote:Today's mini project seemed to go well. I was getting very little air from the defroster vent, so I pulled the DS knee board to investigate. Turns out one of my cables had detached itself at the controls and was just moving around. I held it in place, and was able to get everything to move as it should.

Now on to the "seemed" part. Drove the car to work tonight, and had zero heat! I honestly think it was cooker inside the car than outside. Now I need to investigate this. Not sure what changed on that front between Friday and tonight...



One down, one to go... nice. Any chance you need to burp some air from the coolant system?
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:23 pm

PRY4SNO wrote:
DE80q wrote:Today's mini project seemed to go well. I was getting very little air from the defroster vent, so I pulled the DS knee board to investigate. Turns out one of my cables had detached itself at the controls and was just moving around. I held it in place, and was able to get everything to move as it should.

Now on to the "seemed" part. Drove the car to work tonight, and had zero heat! I honestly think it was cooker inside the car than outside. Now I need to investigate this. Not sure what changed on that front between Friday and tonight...



One down, one to go... nice. Any chance you need to burp some air from the coolant system?

That's a possibility. I'm going to make sure all my cables stayed on with the reasembly, then try to bleed the system. It's getting colder here now, so need to make that work soon!
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:10 am

It's fixed for now...

As some have pointed out, I did have some air in the system. I filled the tank, and ran it without the cap for a while. Watched the tank level drop significantly... So filled back up and hasn't moved. There is also the issue of the cables no longer being attached to the box. I don't mean where the eyes wrap around the pegs on the arms, but the clips that hold the outer plastic to the heater box. So for now, they are zip tied to the floor vent to keep them from moving. It actually worked extremely well! I can cylce through the different vent positions and adjust the heat level! I'll have to pull the dash out at a later date and fix it correctly.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby jbrentd » Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:47 am

With winter coming...yay for working heat! Glad it was something simple.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:57 pm

jbrentd wrote:With winter coming...yay for working heat! Glad it was something simple.

That was the reason why I wanted to get the defroster working. It's getting colder enough around here at night to frost the windows.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby PRY4SNO » Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:20 pm

Does your 80 have bleeder vents on the top of the coolant hoses going through the firewall on the passenger side? That's about the best spot to vent coolant, as it's the high point in the system.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:31 pm

I still have OEM heater hoses for now, so the bleeder is there. I'm not sure how old the hoses are though, so I'm almost afraid to open that bleeder again. Who knows if it will seal again.

In other news, the passenger front CV boot seems to have let go. The inside of the wheel has grease on it, along with grease on several other things. I need to pull the wheel and see if it's just the clamp came off, or if the boot is torn.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:57 pm

Getting our first snow of the season here in South Central PA... I really expected it to blow right past like all the early storms normally do, but I was wrong! I haven't fixed the CV boot yet, and didn't bother to change over to snow tires. Once again, no playing in the snow for David...
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:37 am

So it has been a while. Nothing really happening with the bandit this winter, as I have been slowly working in the CQ. Last night we were kind of slow, so I decided now was time to do something for it!

I have a rather large 58mm turbo with a #8 hot side. I also have an Audi K26 #6 housing laying around. I wondered if I could make the big turbo fit into the smaller housing. Seeing as lots of people have them machined for HX35s, I figured I would give it a go. I made a chucking fixture and went to town. I made all the dimensions the same as the #8 housing. I had to take about .300" out of everything!
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Unfortunately, I found out that this particular housing is cracked...
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It will have to do for now, it's all I have. As you can see, some of the volute has.been machined away. The #8 housing has been ground to make it have a full circle again. Is this necessary? Might be a dumb question, but I don't know. Pic shows ground area
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The final result...
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While it does appear to fit, it in fact does not. It appears I have cut the wrong radius in the back, so I need to put it back up and address that. It doesn't seem to be hitting by much, but hitting is still hitting. I'll update when I can.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby vt10vt » Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:33 am

Can't wait to finally see what this turbo does, I've watched that thing shelf surf for literally 15yrs at this point, glad you're finally putting it to use.
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Re: 10vt B3 (The Bandit)

Postby DE80q » Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:02 am

It will be interesting for sure. I figure I can give it a fighting chance with a smaller turbine housing haha.

I did get it to fit just now! I ended up having to cut a larger radius in the housing. All is well now. I still need to figure out if I need to complete the circle in the volute portion of the housing.
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