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I've been contemplating on doing a Rotrex SC setup for quite some time and decided to go with it a few months back. I did a lot of research and compressor calculations to figure out what setup to go with and what would work for my goals.

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Basic setup will be as follows:
  • Refreshed K20A Euro R Motor (stock)
  • Kraftwerks C38-61 kit with 100mm pulley (for now)
  • DTR/SSR 4-2-1 Header
  • 3" stainless exhaust with Vibrant Res and Burns Stainless muffler with turndown (new)
  • Vibrant intercooler core with custom endtanks
  • ID1000cc Injectors
  • Tial Q BOV

Few pics of the car before tear down





 

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Re: My Kraftwerks C38-61 Rotrex Setup

I've always wanted a Burns Muffler with a turndown and finally was able to talk myself into it. Previous exhaust was a 2.5" RSR ExMag GT2 (4 sale BTW haha).

I got the exhaust fab'd up a few weeks back with the help of my buddy Matt from Frank's Auto. Exhaust was made from stainless 3" U-bends and straights using v-bands for quick install and disconnect. I wanted to get a megaphone with a v-band for the header collector but that will have to come at another time.





Matt working his TIG magic



Final fit up before turn down was added



Turndown on :cool:



Finished product



More pics to come later...
 

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Re: My Kraftwerks C38-61 Rotrex Setup

thats beautiful exhaust man. Where did you get that made from?

I got the exhaust fab'd up a few weeks back with the help of my buddy Matt from Frank's Auto. Exhaust was made from stainless 3" U-bends and straights using v-bands for quick install and disconnect. I wanted to get a megaphone with a v-band for the header collector but that will have to come at another time.


If you looked a little bit closer you would see he is in Utah. so im going to go out on a limb and say he got it made in Utah dummy. :p
 

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That's a sexy exhaust.
In noice for some kind of noise evidence. Did anyone say youtube :D

Rotrex should make her blazing fast & more fun to drive.
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i wanna hear it rip
Soon enough :wink:

glad to see you back stern, it has been awhile
Yeah been out for a while doing the house purchase thing and stuff.. Time to get back in to the Honda scene.

This thing should be able to crush pink cookies, big foots, and wookies. :hammer:
Time to boost it to the moon... Does this mean I can't use my "NA Is Best" sticker anymore :silly:

That's a sexy exhaust.
In noice for some kind of noise evidence. Did anyone say youtube :D

Rotrex should make her blazing fast & more fun to drive.
:up:
Will post on YouTube for sure :up:
 

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Soon enough :wink:

Yeah been out for a while doing the house purchase thing and stuff.. Time to get back in to the Honda scene.

Time to boost it to the moon... Does this mean I can't use my "NA Is Best" sticker anymore :silly:

Will post on YouTube for sure :up:
I'm on the same boat c38-71 going in so we gotta come up with a new slogan / sticker

Maybe " NA Improved " since the rotrex produces a power band similar to NA.
 

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If you looked a little bit closer you would see he is in Utah. so im going to go out on a limb and say he got it made in Utah dummy. :p
stop hatin' b/c you got 1 of the slowest k cars around.. :D :p
 

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I'm on the same boat c38-71 going in so we gotta come up with a new slogan / sticker

Maybe " NA Improved " since the rotrex produces a power band similar to NA.
Yeah something clever like that would be sweet. :cool:

Looking good man! Can't wait to see the fab work of the intercooler piping and your rotrex mounted next.

Thanks again for the purchase on the kit.

Import DPS
Got most of the intercooler stuff done yesterday I will post all the pics I have so far once I get them uploaded.

Thanks again for all the help in getting this kit. :up:
 

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Mr. NA was best :D

Where did you order the Vibrant IC core 22" x 9" x 3.25" ?

You Got some quality parts lined up :up:
 

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Mr. NA was best :D

Where did you order the Vibrant IC core 22" x 9" x 3.25" ?

You Got some quality parts lined up :up:
Believe it or not I got the core off Amazon.com. I've actually found all sorts of random car parts on there and you can't beat the shipping or the price. :up:
 

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Alright got some updates... :dance:

Worked quite a few hours over the weekend getting some stuff done. Not quite finished but getting closer. Like to thank my buddy Matt for his welding help and letting me use his shop and my younger brother for letting me steal his radiator until I can get a replacement. :silly:

Got the SC bolted up... One complaint I have is the tolerances on the KW bracket weren't all that great so I had trouble lining up the holes. Otherwise it goes on fairly quickly.



Under side shot. Clearance is surprisingly good with the K-Tuned traction bar even at the middle setting.



We fab'd up the endtanks and piping. It went fairly smooth. I did some flow tests in SolidWorks to test out optimal flow and based the end tanks off my results. They didn't turn out exactly how I had planned but for first time end tanks I think we did pretty good. :cool: The SC to IC pipe was a huge PITA and took us a good while to figure out.











And the finished product! :D I still need to clean up all the scuffs and dirt but it turned out pretty decent.







The dirty girl.. :rolleyes:



More to come... :dude:
 

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Re: My Kraftwerks C38-61 Rotrex Setup

was wondering why your charger is sticking straight forward i thought they were placed pointing up
 
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