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Old 04-25-2021, 01:12 AM   #19
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Wonder if you could share that printing for the throttles... I bet a few would snap that up
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Old 04-29-2021, 04:58 AM   #20
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Yeah maybe once I've finalized it and am happy with it.

I'm thinking about reprinting another version with the throttles flipped the other way up.

So the linkages etc arent visible from the top. However this wouldnt work for a high mount alternator setup of the non hybrid motor.

Speaking of which, I've printed a prototype for an alternator bracket that mounts it where the AC pump used to go.

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and a crappy tensioner, work in progress.

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I cant really see any other good options for it.

I've translated the plans into a set of drawings which can be lasercut, then welded together. Will be made from 6mm and 10mm alloy plate.

A friend also kindly gave me some 2ZZ injectors to use.
So there arent very many pieces of the puzzle left to solve!

Nearly ready to start pulling the old motor out.
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Old 04-29-2021, 01:00 PM   #21
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are the 2zz injectors too much?
if memory serves;
1nz- 180-200cc
1zz- 260-280cc
2zz- 315-330cc
i did the injectors on my mr2, and the ecu could compensate but i don't think the 1nz computer could cover that much difference. ... as i typed that i remember you are using the Link ecu so not a problem for you

also, smart alternator mount , i was wondering if the rear power steering mount would work too
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Old 04-29-2021, 09:17 PM   #22
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The main issue with any injector is that they are difficult to control at very small opening times. (So long as you've got an ECU to set them up correctly)

If you've got the correct injector data then you can get something like a 1000cc injector idling fine on a 1500-1600cc 4cyl motor.

But pushing the limits a bit, past that.

If you use E85 where the required fuel volume is higher, then your minimum opening time increases so you can get away with larger injectors. But then you also need larger injectors to keep up.

On my 2NZ motor with the standard 195cc injectors and ITB setup.
At 7000rpm I am reaching 75% duty cycle.

Generally you dont want to exceed around 85% duty cycle, for an NA motor I prefer to keep maximum around say 50-60% so you can adjust the injector timing if needed.

So if there are any strong reversion points in the rpm range you can adjust the injector timing to stop it spitting the fuel back out.

In other news, I've made some slow and boring progress.

My alternator bracket is getting lasercut from some flat 2D shapes, will then be welded together hopefully next week some time.

I've also not wanted to bother with an electric PS pump, and a manual rack came up for sale so I've grabbed it. Keeps it simple!

With such a light car I cant see there been a massive need for PS.

However if I decide later to fit an electric column assist, I would have needed a manual rack anyway.

Will start pulling the 2NZ motor out possibly this weekend.

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Old 05-03-2021, 05:02 AM   #23
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So I got the motor out

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Then pulled the clutch fork out and went to bolt the new motor and gearbox together...

Ahhh man, I wasnt expecting the top bellhousing bolts to be all wrong.
My understanding was that if you swap the sump over, everything lined up.

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The position of the dowels on the motor and gearbox were fouling each other, but it works for both if you have them in this position.

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The only real solution is to drill through the engine block.
Then there's only really 1 small and 1 large bolt that arent going to work.

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It's not the end of the world but I probably would have started with a normal 1NZ block, then fitted high comp pistons if I knew the pattern was so different.

Realistically though it should be fine.
Just caught me off guard I guess.
It's still nice having such a new and low km motor that's so clean.

I just need to file/slot one of the holes a little more, then It'll be about ready to put into the car.

However I also need to figure out my steering rack situation before I can put the motor back in. A few unexpected hurdles but that's always the way!

Cant wait to fire it up.
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Old 05-03-2021, 08:19 AM   #24
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Loving the 3D printed prototypes! I'm sorely tempted to get a printer for my garage/shop for that sort of thing. I've got milling machines and lathes so I can fabricate the "real" components once the design is solid but that would make figuring out the shapes a lot easier!

Bummer about the bell housings. I'm not sure anyone has documented trying to mate a C150 to a Prius 1NZ-FXE before, so you're in Lewis and Clark Territory ;)

What's the donor for the steering rack? I've got a few Yaris power steering columns in my parts rack if you need pictures or dimensions.
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Old 05-03-2021, 10:51 PM   #25
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well shit!
i would have thought the other guy (zedicus?) would have mentioned that... maybe toyota changed the block? or wrong bell housing?
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Old 05-05-2021, 06:59 AM   #26
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I managed to get the bellhousing situation sorted, after lots of drilling, filing, measuring, and pulling the gearbox off and on about 20 times.

Also the manual rack swapped in.
If swapping to a manual rack, you also need this part and the rubber boot otherwise it wont work. It saves around 5kg switching to a manual rack.
And it's much easier to work on anything behind the motor now.

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I also had troubles with the motor side engine mount, when trying to use the Prius bracket.
It just wanted to sit the rubber mount too far forward.
So I pulled them both out and compared.
They're quite different!

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It looks like a normal 1NZ bracket is required here, but then one of the bolt holes wont work (The one that's not the 3 in line)
However there's not really another option, so I'll source one of these.
Feels good to have the motor sitting in there though!

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So a few unexpected issues but still good progress, still hopefully on track for engine fire up on the weekend.
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Old 05-05-2021, 11:03 AM   #27
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I'm excited to see(hear) it fire up. I get my echo tomorrow, so I'm pumped too.
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