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Old 03-23-2011, 06:57 PM   #526
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Ohhh Man... that picture of the turbos has got me fired up... And your exhaust is still tame at idle... Maybe I should have gone turbo...LOL... I think I've killed my daily driver now... it's a beast..

Just a few more days... hang in there and be safe... remember your head is somewhere else right now..
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Old 03-23-2011, 07:02 PM   #527
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Ohhh Man... that picture of the turbos has got me fired up... And your exhaust is still tame at idle... Maybe I should have gone turbo...LOL... I think I've killed my daily driver now... it's a beast..

Just a few more days... hang in there and be safe... remember your head is somewhere else right now..
Spoken exactly like someone with a lot of experience in this induistry, and we are pulling the stack tonight, so, Mike, Thank you For That... I'm out... get my head on right and go do some work... i'll be back later...
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Old 03-23-2011, 08:52 PM   #528
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Just about a week left. You can make it!!! Anticipation will only make your first ride that much better. Just make sure you don't lose it when you finally do get the keys. =)
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Old 03-23-2011, 08:56 PM   #529
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Just about a week left. You can make it!!! Anticipation will only make your first ride that much better. Just make sure you don't lose it when you finally do get the keys. =)
lol, thats cause you wanna chance at it, I know....

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Old 03-23-2011, 09:05 PM   #530
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Hopefully Monday I'll be able to get a video of those turbo's spooling up a little bit...or the car on the dyno at a minimum. Corey and his crew were all very kind and fun, as always, while I poked my nose around the shop today
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:02 PM   #531
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She Loves Me...she thinks I'm a goofball...
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:05 PM   #532
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Skipped ahead to the video. That sounds NICE!
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Old 03-23-2011, 11:35 PM   #533
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Old 03-24-2011, 07:21 AM   #534
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Maybe I should have gone turbo...LOL... I think I've killed my daily driver now... it's a beast..
Who says you cant still

and what do you mean killed your daily driver.... haha. I DD 700.


AWESOME ROBERT... Just awesome... cant wait to follow you around a bit.
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:16 PM   #535
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It lives, kinda wondered if it started up, when my neighborhood lights all dimmed to get all the power cranked up!!! It was either Roberts car or Texas took out all of death row
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:34 PM   #536
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:36 PM   #537
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and what do you mean killed your daily driver.... haha. I DD 700.


AWESOME ROBERT... Just awesome... cant wait to follow you around a bit.
It's not the HP... it's the way I got there...
This Cam is super radical on the street and my crank up at 530AM is deafening. It was already way loud but now...

I'm buying a mini-truck from Jerry tomorrow...
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:13 PM   #538
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Great Thread

Robert,

I took the time today to sit and read your thread from page 1 to here! Man what a great story! I can't wait to ride along side you guys on the way to Chandler this April!
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:37 PM   #539
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I took the time today to sit and read your thread from page 1 to here! Man what a great story! I can't wait to ride along side you guys on the way to Chandler this April!
Thats awesome, wow and thanks... I hope I didn't bore you with it... The most, truly the most, amazing thing about this car is the people I have met due to owning and driving it, sharing in events with others, and spending time with quality people...

I wouldn't trade any of it... and it's only going to get better...

I can't wait for the Fest...

I had to miss it last year due to a change in my work schedule, but after what I've done to get the car ready for this one, well, lets just say I'll be there, car or no....Several people already offered to allow me to ride with them if my car wasn't ready... I hope it doesn't come to that, but if it did, I'ld still go and share some incredible time with others...

I'll see you in less than three weeks...
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Old 03-25-2011, 08:05 PM   #540
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I sent a request for a general feel of Brandi this early in the drive and break in period...

This is Corey's answer... I'm stoked...

The clutch "feels" great at the pedal. The engagement is very livable, not too chattery, easy to drive. But you can tell it's a not joke setup. The motor feels SOLID, and the turbo's sound BIG. No sissy boy high pitched whine when they start to turn. These things should lay out the boost. I of course have not put it into boost yet, but you can make them spin a little and not get into trouble. :-) The rear suspension is TIGHT. A little bouncier than before perhaps, and you hear 100% of the noise the differential makes. Other than that it's a ***** cat.

He is going to try some different differential lubricant to quieten it down... But I am way excited and I wish I was on the way home already...
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Quit looking at the clock

If you did drop springs, might need to time the bushings, some have complained of a 'bouncy' feel after dropping it.
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Old 03-26-2011, 01:06 AM   #542
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Yep. Well, with my drop springs, it's usually pretty tight and will stick to the ground. But every once in a while, I'll hit a bump and that back end bounces up and down a few times. I REALLY only noticed it once. The ride is a lot tighter with those drop springs, though.
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Busty Brandi

With those two big turbos and the mellow sound coming out the back I think you are going to be pleasantly shocked Robert when you throw the go go juice at Brandi. She is gonna light up like a Christmas tree. I bet the fuel economy won't be too bad either...if you can keep your foot out of it. But...with that thing spooling up it is going to be tempting at every light. Have a safe trip home...your baby awaits. BTW... great teaser video. Cant wait to see her on the dyno.

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Brandi and speedster are my 2 favorite Journal threads. Very enjoyable.
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If you did drop springs, might need to time the bushings, some have complained of a 'bouncy' feel after dropping it.
There really isn't much else to look at out here... I say that and then remember the sun rise we had this morning... Wow...

Care to explain to me the "timing" of the bushings. I've never heard of it...

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Yep. Well, with my drop springs, it's usually pretty tight and will stick to the ground. But every once in a while, I'll hit a bump and that back end bounces up and down a few times. I REALLY only noticed it once. The ride is a lot tighter with those drop springs, though.
My ride was substantially tighter after installing the Eibachs...

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With those two big turbos and the mellow sound coming out the back I think you are going to be pleasantly shocked Robert when you throw the go go juice at Brandi. She is gonna light up like a Christmas tree. I bet the fuel economy won't be too bad either...if you can keep your foot out of it. But...with that thing spooling up it is going to be tempting at every light. Have a safe trip home...your baby awaits. BTW... great teaser video. Cant wait to see her on the dyno.

Jim
My old fire truck I drove for sooo many years lit up like a christmas tree, lights and all, just didn't do anything very quickly... It's already rumored that when I make my Friday night sojurn to San Antonio, they will be able to hear me coming through San Marcos, which is 35 to 70 miles from the meet site depending on where we are meeting on a particular night...and if I am traveling with Kyle, (700+ HP Procharged LSx)OMG, they will be able to hear us in Dallas...since that is behind us and we are pointing the tail pipes that way...

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Brandi and speedster are my 2 favorite Journal threads. Very enjoyable.
Wow, Brandi isn't in the same league with The Speedster Beast, but I sure am flattered to be mentioned in the same sentence...

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Just a few more days!!!
#&@#$%^$&&@$^@... 8.75 working days left as of the typing of this response... but thanks for the help... I keep trying to remember it isn't too far off in the grand scheme of things....
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Getting closer...

The wait will be worth it. Anticipation makes you think of all the fun and possibilities you are going to enjoy with Brandi.

We need a pic of you going down the highway with your head sticking out like a dogs just smilin' away
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There really isn't much else to look at out here... I say that and then remember the sun rise we had this morning... Wow...

Care to explain to me the "timing" of the bushings. I've never heard of it...
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BEST THREAD YET

I was just trollin' round the site and came across this thread. With no intentions on spending hours reading one thread, I just couldnt stop. But 400+ post later, here I am.
Im soooo excited for you Robert. The car is awesome. Great build and sounds like a great builder.
So, after being completly hooked on the thread I get to the "shipped the wrong motor" post. My heart freakin' sank!!! I was devastated. And it aint even my car! Heck, I dont even know the owner,lol. But then, alas, all turned out well.
So here I am all caught up with this awesome build thread and dying to see some dyno results.
You seem to be "good people" (lol) and Im so happy for you.
It would be great to see you and your car in person at C5FII. I'll be in Phoenix but our plane doesnt arrive until late Sat. evening. This trip was planned beforeI knew about C5 and any kind of Fest or it would have been planned differently. I may, however, consider trying to make the trophy presentations Sat. night. Atleast then I would be able to say I was there.
Just realized, 500+ post...geeesh
Good luck to you in all you do. I'll be following this thread to its end.

Oh and btw, I was able to visit San Antonio for my first time last year. My wife and I stayed on the river walk. Its a beautiful city and we cant wait to get back there some day.
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Im soooo excited for you Robert. The car is awesome. Great build and sounds like a great builder.
So, after being completly hooked on the thread I get to the "shipped the wrong motor" post. My heart freakin' sank!!! I was devastated. And it aint even my car! Heck, I dont even know the owner,lol. But then, alas, all turned out well.
So here I am all caught up with this awesome build thread and dying to see some dyno results.
You seem to be "good people" (lol) and Im so happy for you.
It would be great to see you and your car in person at C5FII. I'll be in Phoenix but our plane doesnt arrive until late Sat. evening. This trip was planned beforeI knew about C5 and any kind of Fest or it would have been planned differently. I may, however, consider trying to make the trophy presentations Sat. night. Atleast then I would be able to say I was there.
Just realized, 500+ post...geeesh
Good luck to you in all you do. I'll be following this thread to its end.

Oh and btw, I was able to visit San Antonio for my first time last year. My wife and I stayed on the river walk. Its a beautiful city and we cant wait to get back there some day.
Wow, thanks for stopping in, you're more dedicated than I am, I couldn't go back and read all this...
I also am going nuts waiting for the results. I've been told to stop looking at the clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . but that is almost impossible... I usually count my TTTEOMH (time to the end of my hitch) by the drills completed... We have a drill every week, and so, I have four, three two or one, drill left... I am at one drill, but that isn't helping, so I went to days, then hours, I'm on minutes and getting close to seconds...I just can't count that high...
and if you arrive in Phoenix late Saturday eve, you should be just in time for the After Fest Party....

I think there is going to be a huge crowd, Savini is putting it on... If you manage to make it out, hopefully we'll get to meet...

Next time you're in San Antonio, give any of usw in the San Antonio thread a shout out, we'll make sure you hook up with us if you're here on a Friday night.... Some of us will hook up any night...

Robert
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