Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association

Discuss the RB20, RB25 and RB26 series engines.
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Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association

Postby Coolwhip » Tue Oct 14, 2008 6:19 am

So it has come time for those of us that just plain out ballin' with their RB's identify themselves as a RBBA member.

This group (like the NRRBA) is a fun group to distrigish this select group of RB engine owners apart from the ever growing crowd of these motors. Nothing is wrong with the "hey, I'm on a tight swap budget" build or similar. But this is the area to bring light to those crazy people who just go all out pretty much.

It has been discussed with others that the standards we must up keep are majority of status rather than performance (list is not limited to):

Must be an RB engine ownerCurrent location (car or engine stand) does not matter

+ PointsBig turbo(s) / AftermarketMulti-plate clutchesBuilt EnginesQuailty custom piecesExpensive trinketsExotic alloys and materials [Titanium, Chrome, Carbond Fiber]Shiny thingsAttention to detail/OCD, hahaBig HP numbers, etcCrazy setupsAll-around baller stuff and/or clean installs.

- PointsStock (sock) crapSmall turbos (ie: GT2510)Wack fab jobs (barnyard PVC FMIC pipe kit)Dirt, Oil, grimeSingle plate clutchSmall injectors, lolNon-exotic materials (balsa wood, PVC, etc.)Butt-connectors and other horrible wiringEbay...etc

Lets keep this clean and fun, no sense in knocking other's engines but think twice before submitting a CA18 with a Polished RB20 front cover on it. And if your car is baller, thats fine but lets keep this to baller RB engines instead.

A good way to think of this group is the following... http://www.dailymotion.com/vid...music (LOL, take that as a bad joke)

(AND PLEASE KEEP THIS TO OUR NICO SETUPS AND NOT EVERYTHING YOU FIND ON A GOOGLE SEARCH)

Vice President - StricNyne (Carlos)



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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (Coolwhip)

Postby S14-NEO » Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:01 am

hmmmm, wonder if i qualify...

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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (S14-NEO)

Postby StricNyne » Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:53 am

well time for the VP to git down

RB25DET Series II

Bored and Stroked with RB26 Crank bumping displacement to roughly 2.7Wiseco PistonsJames Thagard Machined RB26 rodsARP headstuds and ARP rodboltsTOMEI valve springsTOMEI oil orificeTOMEI HeadgasketN1 Oil and Water PumpNIsmo FPR and NISMO pivot boltOS GIKEN Twin Plate clutch

FMICWalbro FUel pump

RIPS from NZ Manifold Adapters for twin turbosR32 Stock Turbos for engine break inAN4 oil lines with an10 return line and an6 water lines (incomplete)

Custom Intake manifold from Rbtallyq45 TB440 Rb26 INJPOWER FC Engine management with BLUE LED Replacement on hand controller

SARD r2Z32 MAF with apexi hard pipeRB26 wiring harness with air intake temp

DEFI Boost HUD and turbo timerAPEXI AVCRSTRI egt and Fuel pressure gaige

MSD RPM activated switch for VCT solenoid activation since i am using rb26 ecu

Kazara KZ1 rims

q45 brakes in fronttokico blue struts with hr springs

Buddy Club RaceSpec condensor

No Baller never forgets where his ballerness comes from and i wanna shoot thnx for all my friends who helped me on the whip !!!

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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (StricNyne)

Postby Booztd 3 » Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:17 pm

I think I fit in somewhere....




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Postby Sil240 » Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:29 pm

BALLLLINN!!!!!!!!!

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Postby mott6904 » Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:26 pm

Im allready feellin this thread. To bad Ive got a puny rb20.

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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (Coolwhip)

Postby RB24D » Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:36 pm

I am a rbba in process

rb 25 Head- flow benched ,ported ,polished ,valve job( springs ,retainers ,seats, guides ect) oil orifices opened up.bottom - custom crank collar, lightened ,balanced with flywheel and clutch,pistons je, rods (in process), block oil orifices opened up,pressure tested,ectmanagement-apexi power fc, fc pro(same as datalogit but made by apexi), laptop.intake- greddy knock off (for a reason ) match ported to head, flowed ,ported and polished. power coated ( in process) turbo (undecided)35r, hx40, 40r turbo manifold- Ebay ( for reason above) match ported flowed. After the engine is done and installed in the car I will cut it to peaces and make it fit as well as take care of wastegate location.(have access to all welding and fab stuff a boy could ever want ) Down pipe- one off custom have ability to weld and bend 4" stainless. N1 oil and water pump. Clutch act extreme ( can hold up to 600 ft pounds of torque)clutch not a twin plate. Fuel pump- aeromotiveInjectors-RCThrottle body- Q45 matchported with intake.17" volk rays te37CoiloversAll "Wicked tension,traction,toe,and tie rod ends.3"downpipe back exhaoust.

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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (RB24D)

Postby mott6904 » Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:03 pm

so do you actually have all of that stuff. Or is that your wish list

EDIT:Nevermind I found your introduction thread. I love your parts bin. My trunk looked the same for a while. Do you have any more pictures for us to look over

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Postby 74260zt » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:11 pm

Finished Album>> http://photobucket.com/RB26powered74zcar

r33 rb26dett
JE 86.5mm Pistons
Carrillo Rods
Nismo rod Bearings
Nismo Main Bearings
ARP Head Studs
ARP Main Studs
HKS Cams
HKS Cam Gears
Ported & Polished Head
Tomei Metal Gasket Set
Custom Intake Manifold with radius stacks/ Q45 TB
Nismo Timing Belt
Jun oil restrictor
Jun Oil Pump with external pick up mod
R.I.P.P.S. custom one off rear sump oil pan with external pick up fittings
N1 Water Pump
Custom 321 Burns Stainless Manifolds and twin 3" down pipes into 4" pipe to Burns 4" muffler can
4.5"Garrett IC core intercooler with custom piping (very short)
aluminum radiator with AN -16/12 fittings
ATI Race Engine Damper with billet water pump pulley
Denso 1000cc Low Impedance Injectors
Custom Fuel Rail
Twin Bosch 044 Fuel Pumps Twin -10 braided lines
Aeromotive 1000 Stainless FPR
Garrett GT2876r Turbos
Tial 50mm BOV
HKS Twin Plate Clutch
Innovative LM1 Wideband
Electromotive TEC3r stand alone ecu
HKS EZ Elec Boost Controller

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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (mott6904)

Postby Stealth-Z » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:20 pm

Lets see, nothing on the outside looks to fancy.



Series II RB30 Block Spool Connecting Rods Custom Wiseco 86.5mm Pistons Nissan N1 Oil PumpJUN Crank CollarATI Balancer Nissan N1 Water Pump ACL Race Bearings RB26DETT Cylinder Head RB26 ARP Head Studs Cometic MLS Head Gasket Ported RB26DETT Exhaust Manifolds Mines Down Pipes R32 Nismo Turbos 60ar / 64 exhaust 720cc Greddy Injectors Nismo FPR ORC Twin Plate Clutch

Most of my efforts are in the machining. The block has had the casting flashings ground off (by me, very tedious work). Everything else was done my machine shops.

Final hone to fit the pistons was done with a torque plate I had machined specifically for the job. Now I have a nice $500.00 piece of aluminum.

Rear oil feed has been blocked. An oil restrictor has been installed in the front feed.

Tensioner has been relocated and the area for the RB26 knock sensors has been drilled and tapped.

Installation of the JUN crank collar was an interesting debate between different machinists.

RB26 valve lash adjustments will drive you crazy. Torque the cams, measure, remove cams, measure shim, good luck finding the correct shim! Found it was effective to tick a little off the valve stem or surface grind some of the other shims. Appearantly this is not a new concept, some Jaguar heads were simular setups. Then a cam cap bolts can snap when you least expect it. At least the cam did not snap in two like others have had happen!

Crank and rod bearing clearances mic out to be within specs.

Right now the last piece of my motor puzzle is being worked on. The Wiseco pistons have to much dome area. My compression ratio would be around 9.2:1. To much for my taste. My machinist has to do some creative cutting so we do not get to thin on the top. Thicker head gasket would have been to easy.

All these parts are sitting in my spare bedroom. Hopefully next week I can start the assembly.

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Postby gawdzilla » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:53 pm

my vote goes to Booztd3 and 74260zt so far. 74260zt, how does your car run? i followed it a few years ago when both of us were still in the swap phase but i havent heard much about your car recently.

props to built rb30 swaps too

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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (74260zt)

Postby Coolwhip » Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:10 pm

Very true, I've always enjoyed looking through the pics of you that car.

I believe there is a new turbo setup in the works? :D

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Postby Coolwhip » Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:11 pm

as well, nice work you guys, setups look on par.

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Postby cdorhout » Tue Oct 14, 2008 6:13 pm

Well, I've worked pretty hard on my setup and believe it's alright.

RB30DET with VCT (RB30e SII + RB25DET head)

Garrett GT3076R turboMahle Forged PistonsJUN collar on polished RB30 crankRB30e RodsDual plate OS Giken clutchARP HardwarePowerFC ECU




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Postby jdmser » Wed Oct 15, 2008 5:45 am

Guess somebody has to throw a 20 in the ring so here it goes. This stuff isn't going to be finished till spring but, it's all bought and being worked on now.

96 S14RB20DET

InternalsR33 RB26 crankRB26 Eagle rodsJE 82mm custom pistonsN1 oil pumpTomei oil orifice

Head workTomei 260* 8.8 pro camsTomei springsintake and exhaust ported and polished

DrivelineNismo motor mountsXTD stage 3(tbrw something much better???)R33 4.36 lsd

ElectricQ45 MafEmanage Blue(tbrw megasquirt, Nistune, or Haltech)Tuned ECU by Carl HLM-1 w/ rpm converterGizzmo EBC

FuelAEM afprWalbro 255(tbrw aeromotive a1000)Sard 720cc injectors(flowed 730cc)

Exhaust5zigen 304 Border Max catbackcustom 3" downpipe Catco 3" converter(tbrw 3" flex pipe)

TurboGarrett T3/TO4E 50 trim(tbrw TO4R, TO4Z, T67, or ??)Tial 38mm external wastegatecustom tig welded intercooler pipingsame side intercooler 22x8x3.5 core

Suspension and WheelsEibach sportline springKYB AGX strutsNismo subframe bushings5Zigen FN01RC 17x8sNitto Neo Gen 235/45/17 frontNitto 555 245/45/17 back(tbrw 555Rs)

NitrousZex turbo kit 75hp shotZex purge valve

Body WorkVIS carbon fiber hoodVIS carbon fiber trunk

That's about it. Not as nice as the rest but, it's ok for now.






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Postby Coolwhip » Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:27 am

Built RB20's is baller, especially stroked. but that clutch = :-X

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Postby nyc240sx » Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:49 am

nice cars

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Postby jdmser » Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:53 am

I know. I've been debating on what to replace it with. I'm thinking Spec, South Bend, RPS, or ACT. They are all in my price range and torque needs.

Here's a more recent pick. I now have lost count of how many times I've pull the motor.


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Postby jdmae86 » Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:42 pm

my 5 month project... still not done...

tons of bolt ons... bah bah bah... still not finished

not 1 wire in the car is OEM.. took my friend a good wk to wire this sucker up... everything tucked makes it soooo clean.

All i need is some 550cc injectors & a steering wheel...

not pictured... PFC w/ Datalogit, Nardi Shift Knob, Catch Can, & a full set of wheels...

I think the attention to detail is enough to let me in... I still think the engine bay is dirty...


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Postby gawdzilla » Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:53 pm

Quick list of my non OEM mods...Engine:nismo bearings, arp fasteners, cometic hg, wiseco 87mm pistons, tomei poncams, mines cam baffle plates, modded greddy exh manifold, precision gt4067r, mckinney solid mounts, pfc d-jetro w/ datalogit, zeitronix wb w/ gauge, various generic autometer gauges, custom volvo oil cooler w/ shroud, koyo radiator, greddy type r bov, greddy 50mm wg, siemens deka 880cc injectors, splitfire coilpacks, apex fuel pump, n1 water and oil pumps on oem good crank collar

Drivetrain:exedy triple plate clutch, nismo pivot ball/slave, C's short shifter, tomei 2-way diff

Suspension:tein flex coils, nismo power brace, r33 gtr wheels, r33 gts-t brakes x4, spl tension rods.

Car runs and drives and has been tracked a full season this year. future plans are full-race gt3582r 1.06 and some body work (bigass dent and crooked trunk)

edit: added some more stuff i forgot
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Postby Shocker » Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:06 pm

I'll post when mine runs for longer than a few weeks.

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Postby S14-NEO » Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:57 pm

aww shucks, mine is powerful enough to throw up in here but its not nearly as pretty as the ones im seeing..damn...time to tidy her up i guess..

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Postby Coolwhip » Wed Oct 15, 2008 3:01 pm

yea Mark, you need to atleast change it's underwear, haha.

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Re: Official RBBA Thread - RB Baller Association (Coolwhip)

Postby toadx8u » Wed Oct 15, 2008 4:10 pm

Since ANV1L says ima baller and since Evan and coolwhip have been buggin me about comeing to NICO i guess ill post my stats

95 S14RB25DET

InternalsRB25 Eagle H-beam rodsACL main and conrod bearingsARP rod boltsARP main boltsCP 86mm pistonsN1 oil pumpN1 water pump power enterprises kevlar timing belt

Head workTomei 256* 8.5 pon-camsARP Head studs

DrivelineTop Hat mountsmckinney driveshaftSpec stage 4 unsprung 6 puckSpec lightweight fly wheelstock crank pulley(tbrw Ross Metal Jacket ballancer)Z32 4.08 lsd

ElectricZ32 MafApexi Power FCAEM UEGO widebandimport intelligence 2 stepBiondo line lock

FuelNismo afprWalbro 255Sard 850cc injectors

ExhaustMegan 3"cat backcustom 3" downpipe 3" test pipe

TurboGarrett GT3076RATP turbo ultimate internal waste gateTurbo XS dual stage boost contoller3" mild steel pipingHybrid intercooler core 30.25 x 11.5 x 3 inchesQ45 Throttle bodyGreddy intake mani

Suspension and WheelsTein S-Tech springsKYB AGX strutsfront sway bar removedFront and rear strut barsfront and rear lower chassis barsZ32 bronzed wheelsZ32 brake upgrade 4 corners Power Slot drilled and slotted rotorsZ32 master cylinderSS brake linesSumitomo 215/50/16 (front)BFG Comp T/A drag radials 255/55/16(back)

Power AddersNOS 125 sniper wet kitsprayin alky instead of 93

Body WorkJDM Silvia grillSeibon CF hoodsilvia k's wingVersion Select type 1 (fake)

Fastest ET to date was [email protected] stock internals 20psi pump gas no NOS base power fc map full body/full interior car 2995lbs

EDIT: baaaahhahahahahahahaha nico blocks my freshalloy gallery pics




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Postby Cjmartz2k » Wed Oct 15, 2008 4:17 pm

I don't know if I count, but you guys can tell me. Maybe bonus points because my RB is still in a Skyline?

'92 R32 GTSt

Go fast ****RB25 (stock bottom end)RB25 5 speed w/OS Geiken undamppered tripple plate clutchHKS 264 in/ex cams with matching cam gearsTomei valve springsTomei headgasket (stock 9:1 compression)RB26 oil pumpRB26 individual throttle bodies and surge tank using adapter to RB25 headZ32 MAF inside 100mm intake piping80mm intercooler piping (ebay special)4'' (4 core?) intercooler (ebay special)Full exhaust with RSR catbackPower FC with boost control kitStec top mount stainless manifoldStec 50mm wastegateHolset HX40 turbo with 19cm ex housing

Fuel Stuff2 walbro pumps out backAeromotive FPRHKS fuel rail850cc injectors

Handling/stoppingCusco Zero coiloversSuper duper shiny JDM tight drift spec Mines strut tower bracesR33 front brakes with slotted rotors all aroundStainless braided brake linesCusco 2 way diff

Other stuff (sorry for actually listing some of this stuff )C's short throwGreddy Type R BOVSweet *** custom fit leather shift and e-brake boots from Poland 260kph speedoFlexilite e-fans w/Billion VFC2 core copper radiator10'' sub80mm weld in Exhaust Control Valve for da popo's




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Postby Coolwhip » Wed Oct 15, 2008 4:23 pm

Cjmartz2k wrote:RB25 5 speed w/OS Geiken undamppered tripple plate clutch

RB26 individual throttle bodies and surge tank using adapter to RB25 head

Holset HX40 turbo with 19cm ex housing
+ Points

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Postby Booztd 3 » Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:00 pm

Can I add this to the list....

My workbench


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Postby Yellow4g63 » Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:05 pm

IDK if my RB20 is baller enough but I'll throw the mod list out

EngineTomie Head GasketTomie Valve springsTomie 270 intake and exhaust cams

ExhaustApexi GT spec exhaustMckinney DownpipeProtech 02 housingProtech Turbo ManifoldSC61 TurboTail 40mm wastegate

ElectronicsSTRI Boost gaugeDEFI Water temp and Oil Temp gaugeZetronix Wideband and Gauge readerNistune ECUFord Lightning MAF Blow through EVC 4

other300zx Front and rear breaks300zx Ebrake setup R33 ebrake cablesBlitz BOVGriffen FMICKoyo RadiatorFactory Skyling Fan and clutchR32 rear DiffCarbon Kiber hoodGreddy Lip (S14)Aftermarket Intake manifoldDenso 260lph fuel pump800cc Denso Injectors


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Postby S14-NEO » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:28 am

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man i sure would love to know where you got your turbo intake pipe that has a spot for the MAF like that..or is that custom.

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Postby Coolwhip » Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:27 am

we were discussing it in another thread right below... its custom but might be causing some issues to his setup.


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