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Never stopped me....
Bend the rules a little!
 

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I know, can't a guy make a joke around here?
 

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They ain't allowed to post about it.......
Honestly there might be some truth to this..
a few months ago when they were asking for a koup for testing..
i replyed wanting to buy.. they told me I could not post up anything about it if I did get the kit..

I did not buy the kit in time somebody else did..
 

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Good question, I'd love to know how street use with it is, as well as installation...
 

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Honestly there might be some truth to this..
a few months ago when they were asking for a koup for testing..
i replyed wanting to buy.. they told me I could not post up anything about it if I did get the kit..

I did not buy the kit in time somebody else did..
Honestly if there is any truth to that statement then TK is doing themselves and the Forte community a great disservice. If an agreement like that was made it was to stop any negative commentary about the product, and like it or not there are going to be negative comments. It is a new product and there are going to be bugs. I was more than open with teething issues I had with my turbo kit on my SX4. I was the first automatic turbo so it was going to happen. If the first couple guys come out and say there are 0 issues and its all love and roses I would be suspect. Even super solid kits have to be messaged before they are perfect, I would not hold it against TK if they had to work out some problems with the first 4-5 kits. But I think that it should be well known how it went during testing from the owners point of view. I know it is only extreme cases but some times an engine has to die so others may live.
 

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I love your last sentence. In so many ways it relates to me when I pushed the limit with the nitrous.
 

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Found it's limits..... - SX4 Forums

This is from my archive forum were a member killed an engine while using nitrous. He ended up burning valves, damaging pistons, and burning up a clutch (Exedy stock clutch). Here are the pics for it at this link! He rebuilt with some upgraded internals and then we rarely heard from him after that, he still has the car as of a couple months ago though.
 

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See the thing is I bet he killed it the minute he used the nitrous. Unlike what I did yes I used 150shot but my engine didnt blew up after. I stop using nitrous 2 months before it hit the bed then again hitting 7800rpms wasnt the best thing to do eather. Conclusion nitrous weakend my internals. High rpms finished it off.
 

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See the thing is I bet he killed it the minute he used the nitrous. Unlike what I did yes I used 150shot but my engine didnt blew up after. I stop using nitrous 2 months before it hit the bed then again hitting 7800rpms wasnt the best thing to do eather. Conclusion nitrous weakend my internals. High rpms finished it off.
Actually he went almost a year of nitrous use, started with a 50 shot and moved on up from there to I believe a 150 shot. He was trying to keep up with a stock M3 and thats when it happened. He is sure that the valves has started wearing and the pistons had been scrubbing the walls for a while. Luckily he owns a shop so labor is free for him.
 

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Actually he went almost a year of nitrous use, started with a 50 shot and moved on up from there to I believe a 150 shot. He was trying to keep up with a stock M3 and thats when it happened. He is sure that the valves has started wearing and the pistons had been scrubbing the walls for a while. Luckily he owns a shop so labor is free for him.
no what i meant was after almost going a year of nitrous use he hit the button trying to catch up with the M3 and bang it just died. but yea you already stated that he was using it when it broke down.
 

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No I just ran it. One thing I do know are car has a system that changes timing automaticly help me here guys whats it called. "brain dead" but hey I only did it for one reason. To find out how much the engine can hold with out tune. I didnt cry when it happen I was ready for it. I had the balls to say f my warrenty im taking it apart. Well thats wat I did
 

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you do have balls! cvvt? constant varriable valve timing... but it doesn't actually change timing enough for that. it's the same as vtec (pretty much) vtec is valve timing and exaust control. All it does is change when the lobes of the cam shaft hit the valves by a the use of a third lobe (this is what vtec does). and only by fractions.. Cvvt retards timing only a little as well but (read below) it is based on engine rpm and load(aka dead pedal to WOT). Co cvvt would have done nothing with the hp your putting to that motor except since nitrous only kicks in at WOT it would have advanced the timing at lower rpms probably causing your piston hits and .. well broken engine...

found it!

DESCRIPTION
The CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) which is installed on the exhaust camshaft controls intake valve open and close timing in order to improve engine performance.
The intake valve timing is optimized by CVVT system depending on engine rpm.
This CVVT system improves fuel efficiency and reduces NOx emissions at all levels of engine speed, vehicle speed, and engine load by EGR effect because of valve over-lap optimization.
The CVVT changes the phase of the intake camshaft via oil pressure.
It changes the intake valve timing continuously.

oh and if you want everying about cvvt:
How CVVT works - New Tiburon Forum : Hyundai Tiburon Forums
 

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just read a little more on that and it looks like for the tibiron advance, and therefore retard angles of fluxuation were up to 40 degrees.... that is actually quite a lot. enough to break any engine that didn't have the computer to handle gas and air ratios changing that much. I know this because my civic jumped 12 teeth ( about 29 degrees) and poof just like your car crock... cept it was a d17a2 and wasn't as strong as the theata
 
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