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Forum: Member Car Journals 11-06-2013, 09:37 PM
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Posted By ITMerc
To each his, or her, own and all of us have...

To each his, or her, own and all of us have different ideas about what makes a car 'special'... Her car is very nice though I would agree that its in a different class so to speak. :) Glad you...
Forum: Member Car Journals 11-06-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
You'll probably need to call them. I couldn't...

You'll probably need to call them. I couldn't find the part online back when I got it and their site has changed significantly since then... This is info from my old invoice:

10mm Wind Splitter...
Forum: Member Car Journals 11-05-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Its been clarified by Tran. Can't get COTW more...

Its been clarified by Tran. Can't get COTW more than once even as the car evolves over time.

No biggie, moving on!
Forum: Member Car Journals 11-05-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
The car has evolved since then, and it was pretty...

The car has evolved since then, and it was pretty clear it had already been COTW a long time ago since it was still in the thread title... Heh! If it was a mistake and they as a group changed their...
Forum: Member Car Journals 11-05-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
I just re-looked at the notifications and it DOES...

I just re-looked at the notifications and it DOES look like they gave me COTW again for Nov 4th 2013. And then apparently changed their minds...
Forum: Member Car Journals 11-05-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By ITMerc
This is my build thread/car journal. It was COTW...

This is my build thread/car journal. It was COTW a long time ago.
Forum: Member Car Journals 11-05-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Just yesterday there were multiple posts after...

Just yesterday there were multiple posts after SGDM's #27. Including a notification that I got at 5:47pm that SSMKNU2 had posted a reply... Now at least 4 posts are gone...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-25-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Recent dyno

Raised the boost to 23psi plus a 75shot (primarily for cooling and spooling!) and we're over 1500crank hp, 1244hp at the tire. We've always had a problem trying to keep the rpm sensor reading...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-23-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
LONG story! Heh! This car started out several...

LONG story! Heh! This car started out several yrs back as #1 of the Hennessy HPE650's then became #2 of their HPE800's (it was actually started first and finished concurrently with#1) then I got...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-23-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Thanks Russ! Looks like Corvette Chevy Expo...

Thanks Russ!
Looks like Corvette Chevy Expo 2013 (Houston), Texas Camaro Nationals 2013, and Texas Camaro Revolution 2013.
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-23-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Pics from Texas Camaro Revolution 2013

More pics from earlier this year. This was my first run on the new 15" rear set up so I ran it conservatively and still ran 10.06 to win the Unlimited class. Owen took 2nd and David took 3rd for an...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Added a build doc/list to post 1. I'll update...

Added a build doc/list to post 1. I'll update that as I find more detail or things evolve... :)

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6927633&postcount=1
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Here are some pics I pulled from our club forum,...

Here are some pics I pulled from our club forum, I have much higher quality versions along with LOTS of other pics that I'll upload as I have time at home. There are minor differences as the car has...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Its red, if the whitebalance is off it looks more...

Its red, if the whitebalance is off it looks more orange in pics. Its bright red in person!
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
I drive it pretty much every weekend but...

I drive it pretty much every weekend but realistically speaking I can only put full power down when its wearing a 15x11.5" slick on the strip. Heh!
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
Here's two more... Just because you asked so...

Here's two more... Just because you asked so nicely... (Yes, I'm enjoying this! LOL!)
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By ITMerc
ITMerc's Twin turbo 2010

Started a new thread to document my build from when I switched to ARD and forward.

LOTS of pics to bring in and history to lay out so be patient! :popcorn:

Here's my mostly current build...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,320
Posted By ITMerc
I'm dropping/unsubscribing this thread and...

I'm dropping/unsubscribing this thread and starting a new Journal that will document things since I moved to a new builder and the car has evolved so much from its original form. I'll add a link to...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-22-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,320
Posted By ITMerc
Here's a few links to my photo albums on our club...

Here's a few links to my photo albums on our club forum:

http://www.bayoucitymusclecars.com/forums/album.php?albumid=11

http://www.bayoucitymusclecars.com/forums/album.php?albumid=10
...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-21-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 13,104
Posted By ITMerc
I know this is WAY after the fact but I was very...

I know this is WAY after the fact but I was very sorry to hear of your 'event'. I know you'll be back and stronger than ever though! I look forward to seeing the progress.

"Life is a one lap...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 08-21-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 47,238
Posted By ITMerc
ALL internal combustion motors are affected by...

ALL internal combustion motors are affected by altitude/temp/DA. A big nitrous car would be the least affected since its providing its own pressure, oxygen and cooling though the base power made by...
Forum: USA - Texas 08-21-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 100,932
Posted By ITMerc
Texas definitely has a HUGE car scene and more...

Texas definitely has a HUGE car scene and more than its fare share of awesome people to go along with it. Those of you in Houston should check in with Bayou City Muscle Cars, its a FREE club with...
Forum: USA - Texas 08-21-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,814
Posted By ITMerc
I'm starting to feel hungry for some chicken... ...

I'm starting to feel hungry for some chicken... :) Come on cooler weather!
Forum: USA - Texas 08-21-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,788
Posted By ITMerc
We have a meeting this weekend! Saturday,...

We have a meeting this weekend! Saturday, August, 24 2013 6:30 PM

Dinner at McAlisters Deli then go cart racing at K1!
...
Forum: USA - Texas 08-21-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By ITMerc
Check out Bayou City Muscle Cars! Its a FREE...

Check out Bayou City Muscle Cars! Its a FREE club and has lots of activities.

http://www.bayoucitymusclecars.com

We also have a general Facebook page for info and a closed GROUP that all club...
Forum: Member Car Journals 03-04-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,320
Posted By ITMerc
Hennessey used the LS3 block/heads when we built...

Hennessey used the LS3 block/heads when we built the original package, it later had a softball sized hole punched in it when the connecting rod bolt backed out thereby rendering it a large heavy...
Forum: Member Car Journals 03-04-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,320
Posted By ITMerc
I turned the boost up down the road and pushed...

I turned the boost up down the road and pushed too hard for the aluminum LS3 and found a weak point in the assembly so to speak. The LS3 ended up with a large hole in the side of the block after a...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 11-30-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 48,638
Posted By ITMerc
Spot on Ivan! I can absolutely see keeping...

Spot on Ivan!

I can absolutely see keeping Indy as the rotating location for the East side but this event should have come to the MIDDLE this year. SE, SW, NE, NE... What happened to the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-17-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By ITMerc
How well will the track be prepped AND maintained...

How well will the track be prepped AND maintained during the event? Street tires or drag radials/slicks only?

I know 3-5 1000+ hp 2010's that might be interested if its gonna be worthwhile for...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 08-20-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 332,235
Posted By ITMerc
Tires used on the pass: 16" Slicks/Skinnies ...

Tires used on the pass: 16" Slicks/Skinnies
Performance Mods (if any): LSX427, twin turbo, 100shot, Turbo400, 9"diff, Pedders Supercar coilovers.
Category submitted for: Power Adders

Right lane...
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