Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » September 25th, 2015, 7:49 pm

mostly back together today. ran/bled cooling system. bearing in mind, the thing has an 82 degree thermostat. it pretty much well got to 80 on my speco gauge, and, sat there. i left it for 40 mins, with the old thermo fans, it would have got to 90 or more. 40 mins later, still on 80 degrees.

i am hopeful that i have had some success here. i note that the front of the radiator is cold from the air being sucked thru, and the airflow across the engine /in the engine bay from the derale fan is fucking amazing.
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » September 25th, 2015, 9:20 pm

not sure whether this will work, but there is a video here.
u can hear the air from the fan on my mobile. note it was a still day when i took this today here.

http://vid485.photobucket.com/albums/rr ... zftiev.mp4
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » September 26th, 2015, 6:53 pm

re-made the radiator brackets today, and we're all back together and rocking. will take it out for a drive tomorrow for a test.
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » October 2nd, 2015, 1:27 pm

31 degrees outside today. good for a test. did a fair bit of running around in the beast this morning, got up to 90 and stayed there. not in traffic - not on open road - nothing. also note with the 32" tyres on there the speedo is dead accurate. i need a wheel alignment very badly though.
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by Toyholden » November 12th, 2015, 8:55 pm

good to see your still at it :thumb:
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » November 13th, 2015, 5:40 am

hells yes.
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by Toyholden » November 14th, 2015, 10:10 am

wish everyone would come back on here cause facebook is for, well you know, for keyboard warriors...
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » November 15th, 2015, 2:21 pm

notice its been very quiet. is that where everyone went?
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by Toyholden » November 15th, 2015, 7:19 pm

yep.. they all keyboard bashing each other on there because theres no admin on FB that is even close to as good as on here :sillywink: hehehe
On facebook people give each other hell it's a viscous place everyone must love it more then here having the freedom to swear & degrade without too much consequence :lol:
Personally I prefer the gentleman's rules on here more, but it seems not many still using this page, facebook has consumed the majority ima thinkin :(
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Mickey Thompson 33x12.5xR15 MTZ'S + Micky Thompson Dick Cepec 15x8 Rims

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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » December 30th, 2015, 4:49 pm

yes. alot of keyboard warriors who just bag people out. doesn't work for me. i use my internet filter, ie: if i don't want to see it i don't read it. simple really.
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » December 30th, 2015, 4:56 pm

also got the hilux aligned yesterday, drives a fair whack better now. still wanders a little, but, have found with the front hubs locked, it drives A LOT better (just not with 4WD engaged on the tarmac)
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » May 2nd, 2016, 7:53 am

.....so found out what my wandering problem was while replacing my springs over the weekend. the drag link connection to the j arm has about 5mm slop in it before the hub even BEGINS to move.

so yeah, replacing the springs was a top idea. one because the old ones were shot, two because i found that bloody steering wander.

only thing is now the springs are swapped with the 2" lift, the drag link fouls on the rearmost u bolt. so i ordered a dropped drag link so it will run on the right axis, but am also going to change the rearmost u bolt for a flat topped one (over the top of the leaf pack) to give me that extra bit of clearance to make peoples happy.
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by Toyholden » June 7th, 2016, 5:33 pm

How'd you go?
Dropped draglink in yet?
It's good when you find a gremlin when replacing something :thumb:
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by psyolent » June 7th, 2016, 6:00 pm

holy ***** you're alive!

yeah, new draglink in - so far for the brief drive i've taken it for - was 100% improved
i have to put in 2" lifted shocks and longer brake lines now as they are too short ....
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Re: Psyolents RN105 V8 Conversion

Unread post by Toyholden » June 7th, 2016, 6:08 pm

Geezus that was quicker then a facebook reply haha
yeah i live :lol:

The fun & games hey, you may aswell delete that last idea & fit some hoops/towers & fit some bigger shocks, just a thought!
Poor man pays twice lol! :whyme:
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Mickey Thompson 33x12.5xR15 MTZ'S + Micky Thompson Dick Cepec 15x8 Rims

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