finally got my '87 shadow running in stock form, and will be converting it to t2 status sometime this winter but right now i would like to install my g-valve i have collected for the swap and run it on the engine in its T1 configuration. is this as simple as finding a barb on the intake hooking...
I haven't looked at the current g-valve setup my Z has came with, but I hate the g-valve and don't trust the PO's work. I've been doing some reading and I think I have my setup drawn out right:
The arrows have labels saying "Arrow should be pointing towards the wastegate", so is my setup...
Author: Gus Mahon ~ Gus Mahon Homepage)
Posted By: acannell and camarobutcher
Alright, so here's my writeup on making a Grainger valve with part numbers and pictures.
A-86 1/8 ID Barb x ¼ FIP
A-85 1/8 ID Barb x ¼ MIP
A-732 ¼ FIP Both Ends
True Value Hardware
376775 ¼ x ¼ 90 degree...
Boost Control: Hybrid G-valve for over 22psi!
For those of us pushing the limits of the regular g-valves, about 22psi, I have come up with a cheap upgrade. I tried the ball-point pen thing, and i had problems with binding and inconsitency. Stretching the spring also causes inconsitency.