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Old 01-07-2011, 09:45 PM   #902
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Man I'm tired.
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Old 01-07-2011, 10:09 PM   #903
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Man I'm tired.
You got it easy... My grampaw used to milk cows at 4 am, walk 6 miles to school in the snow... yes, up-hill... both ways, THEN come home only to pick cotton till 11pm. Only then could he have his one meal for the day... a lard sandwich.

... Have you ever tried to pick cotton in the snow? He was a real man
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Old 01-08-2011, 03:34 AM   #904
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Ok. I could only find orange hoses tonight. Figured I'd put them on for temporary. So I only have my fuel line, tighten the belt, and put on the front pipe to get it going.





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Ok. I could only find orange hoses tonight. Figured I'd put them on for temporary. So I only have my fuel line, tighten the belt, and put on the front pipe to get it going.





Gett'in close, gotta feel good doing it yourself..mines too extensive for that but that's ok...Good On You
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Those orange hoses are already kinda growing on me. lol
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Those orange hoses are already kinda growing on me. lol
The color looks off a hair, but I see what you're saying

Do you already have the tune loaded?
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The color looks off a hair, but I see what you're saying

Do you already have the tune loaded?
Nope.

I have to sort out what tune I have on my tuner. Tim says it should be a stock Magnuson tune. I'm using the 3.8 pulley to start so that's all I need to drive it to the tuners. I just need to verify that it is in fact correct. I may have to wait til MOnday and ask Jessika to check it out if I email it to her.
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Nope.

I have to sort out what tune I have on my tuner. Tim says it should be a stock Magnuson tune. I'm using the 3.8 pulley to start so that's all I need to drive it to the tuners. I just need to verify that it is in fact correct. I may have to wait til MOnday and ask Jessika to check it out if I email it to her.
Good plan.

... Now that the hard part is done, would you do it again?
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Good plan.

... Now that the hard part is done, would you do it again?
On my own car. Hell yes.

On a freinds or fellow forum members car. Hell yes.

Anyone else...... for the right price.
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On my own car. Hell yes.

On a freinds or fellow forum members car. Hell yes.

Anyone else...... for the right price.


What was the hardest part?
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Nope.

I have to sort out what tune I have on my tuner. Tim says it should be a stock Magnuson tune. I'm using the 3.8 pulley to start so that's all I need to drive it to the tuners. I just need to verify that it is in fact correct. I may have to wait til MOnday and ask Jessika to check it out if I email it to her.
Check with Joe, Racer778, he has a Maggie with a standard tune and I think he is running the smaller pulley, 3.6 but don't quote me. He self installed his maggie and has around 27,000 miles on it.
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What was the hardest part?
I can answer this one, the nerves about getting started...
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I can answer this one, the nerves about getting started...
.....and cranking her the first time after the install
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.....and cranking her the first time after the install
That would be number 2 in my book also...good call..

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Please get video of the first start up after the install! I would love to see the smile on your face when you rev it a bit and hear that subtle whine that says "BWA HA HA!"
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What was the hardest part?
Well, actually right now. I have to wait for a fuel line.

But on the install, it was either the Harmonic Balancer pulley bolt, or guiding the heat exchanger hoses underneath the car from the front.

The screw that mounts the intercooler water pump was a bitch too.

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Check with Joe, Racer778, he has a Maggie with a standard tune and I think he is running the smaller pulley, 3.6 but don't quote me. He self installed his maggie and has around 27,000 miles on it.
I'll ask him. Thing is, I already had this SCT Tuner a while. From when I did my headers and exhaust. It came from Magnuson but we can't be 100% possitive it has the right tune in it. It should. But I am gonna play it safe and get Magnuson to verify.

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.....and cranking her the first time after the install
Haven't got there yet but, ya, I'd say it'll be a bit nerve racking.

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That would be number 2 in my book also...good call..

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PQ "here, hold my beer and watch this"....

In the latest news, a local resident became a Darwin Award nominee.........all in the mislead hopes of beating an LS-3 powered vehicle in a grudge race...


When they interview me I would say "See, there's this guy with a blue Camaro in Florida.............."

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Please get video of the first start up after the install! I would love to see the smile on your face when you rev it a bit and hear that subtle whine that says "BWA HA HA!"
I'll get it. I can't wait. KILLING me to have to wait. I actually tried to bend the old fuel line carefully to kind of coil it up and make it work. No way. It'll break first.
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