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Street Build Underrated 90 TSi AWD - A Tyro's Project

Eagle Talon TSi AWD
  • Ownership Status:
    I own it
    Turbo Type:
    Transmission Type:
    Build Type:
    • Street
    • Drag Race
    • Autocross
    Evo 16g on wastegate
    Removed lip in turbine housing
    Ported 2g exhaust manifold
    Ported 1G O2 housing
    90 NA Throttle Body with tapered/polished lip
    Crushed 1G BOV
    Stock SMIC with 2.25” upper intercooler pipe
    K&N intake filter with filter wrap
    EGR Block off
    NGK BPR6ES with NGK wires
    Stainless turbo oil feed line
    Stainless remote oil pressure line
    Relocated oil cooler with -8AN lines
    Relocated power steering cooler
    Prothane front and rear roll stop motor mounts
    Hyundai timing cover
    92awdgsx coolant overflow tank
    Ebay Aluminum 2 row radiator
    Relocated battery to the rear
    1G stock intake manifold
    1G stock MAF
    Stock injectors and fuel
    Stock downpipe/exhaust with ugly ebay muffler
    Temporarily 250+ lbs lighter
    6 bolt 2.0
    86mm CP pistons
    Manley H-beam rods
    Eagle crankshaft
    Kiggly main girdle
    Cometic head gasket
    King XP Tri-Metal main and rod bearings
    ACL oil pump
    Machined rear balance shaft
    Supertech dual valve springs with Ti retainers
    1mm oversized black nitride intake valves
    Inconel exhaust valves
    Updated lifters
    Viton valve stem seals
    HKS 264/264 camshafts
    Gates racing timing belt
    Fluidampr harmonic balancer
    Thermal intake manifold spacer
    4-ply OEM exhaust gasket
    ARP hardware
    Stock port 1g head
    Mods-EMS & Logging:
    ECMLink with 90 fed ECU
    Innovate LC-2 Wideband
    AEM Boost
    AEM Oil Pressure
    Competition Clutch 2700lb. Pressure Plate
    Competition Clutch Stage 3 Ceramic Disc
    Competition Clutch Flywheel
    Competition Clutch Forged Clutch Fork and Pivot Ball
    OEM Throwout Bearing
    OEM Master Cylinder
    OEM Slave Cylinder (restrictor removed)
    Stainless master to slave line
    “Built” NPXV transmission
    23 Spline transfer case
    91-94 shifter assembly
    Solid shifter bushings throughout
    3 bolt lsd
    KYB GR2 front struts on stock springs
    ES front control arm, subframe, sway bar, and crossmember bushings
    Moog sway bar links, ball joints and tie rods for LCA
    Rebuilt power steering pump
    Rebuilt rack & pinion
    Goodridge ss brake lines
    GST rims
    Stock rear
    Parts Wishlist:
    Fuel pump/lines/filter
    GSC S2 camshafts
    HX35 BEP or HX40 T3
    Gray Interior set
    Big brake upgrade
    4 bolt rear
    Restore Black cherry metallic paint
    Evo rims

    To be installed:

    3” vband exhaust
    Cyclone intake manifold
    FP exhaust manifold
    Evo 8 MAF
    FIC 1050cc Low-Imp Injectors
    Competition Clutch 4 puck clutch
    Been saving and searching for my first ever project car and here it is. Bought the car March 2017 with 150k miles all "stock" and was looking to keep it that way. Me being a dumbass blew the head gasket after 30 miles of driving time. I then realized there were tons of mistakes and issues left by the previous owners so I decided to pull the motor and start from scratch. Everything now other than the motor has been done by myself for the very first time.

    Goal is to be in the 12 second 1/4 mile range and for it to also handle some windy roads.

    Named this profile underrated since there were old decals on the rear side glass that said "underrated" which have now been removed. Totally fits the car though.

    Creating this profile and journal after almost one year of ownership and research in order to seek guidance and information from wisemen (especially for tuning) that may be specific to my car.

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    Very nice build journal! You will be having some fun with that setup! Keep up the good work!
      Artofschiffy likes this.
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      You're the man Marty!
      Artofschiffy, Jan 31, 2018
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