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Old 05-15-2013, 05:46 PM   #6501
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I'm almost home... Stopped to have dinner with my wife as soon as she gets here... Then four minutes and I'm home...

Woohoo... And Tim, correct on all points
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Old 05-15-2013, 05:46 PM   #6502
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Quiet in here... Robert must be flying home!
Driving, after the helicopter flight... Nine hour drive... Sux...
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Old 05-15-2013, 10:52 PM   #6503
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Old 05-15-2013, 11:37 PM   #6504
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Got home this evening... Dog tired.. Headed for dreamland
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Old 05-16-2013, 12:01 PM   #6505
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DE, there is no malice in my thinking, I'm just thrilled I no longer have to work with/for him... He was a decent rig hand, but isn't a good manager...too much effort trying to please his boss... He's employed, but for a different company... Woohoo...
Wow, i thought this was only prevalent in the military! But i know where you're coming from.
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Old 05-16-2013, 02:55 PM   #6506
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Wow, i thought this was only prevalent in the military! But i know where you're coming from.
Unfortunately, it permeates every form of work.... People get promoted on the backs of others.

In the fire service, I referred to it as the F&$^ up move up clause... They promoted people beyond their ability to screw up anything significant....
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:27 PM   #6507
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Priceless look on your face here Robert, lol

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Old 05-19-2013, 12:37 AM   #6508
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Priceless look on your face here Robert, lol

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LOL, thanks... I think... Pete Basica took that pic.... We were measuring out the fuel for a practice session for the BlackDog Performance Shop team.

I scored tickets from Pete and then spent all day working on the # 11 car with Corey and the rest of the team. Great Guys and a Great team...

Unfortunately i was only able to be out there Friday... but i want to thank Pete for the tickets, and the members of the BlackDog performance Team for allowing me to help....
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:49 PM   #6509
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They want you back. They placed first on the car you prepped. Without you the car needed a big Band-Aid on the driver's side.
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Old 05-28-2013, 02:01 PM   #6510
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:43 PM   #6511
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Thanks Mike,

We are making progress...

It has been decided that we are going with 76/75 Precision Turbos with a T4 exhaust side and an "H" cover. These are the billet wheel CEA compressors and will make the same power with less overall boost, due to efficiencies throughout the system with the potentioal to make way more power than the old turbos... . Where the 67/66's were straining, these will be relatively loping along.

The boost wont hit as fast or as early, but when it hits, hang the hell on... It'll be wild, and I don't race at low RPM's anyway.

We are also looking at a substantially larger intercooler which will add to the overall efficiency. We are going to try to keep the IAT's in the 30 - 50 degrees above ambient or less. That may not be possible but that's the goal.

The intercooler we are looking at is 27 x 5 x 12 inches and rated for 1700 HP with a 1 psi drop across the cooler.

To fit these turbos in the same location we had the smaller turbos, we will be notching the frame and boxing it in.

This is with the understanding of how I drive the car and the intentions of well in excess of 200 at the mile. I've been assured the frame will be as strong or stronger than it sits right now.

We are also looking at changing the front bumper, possibly to a tube bumper to support the bumper cover and allow access for air flow to the inter-cooler. We did some modifications to the original bumper but this will be more in depth.
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:55 PM   #6512
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:24 PM   #6513
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You probably don't even need the extra pressure till fourth gear anyways, I have a feeling this is just what the doctor ordered
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:35 PM   #6514
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What the doctor might have ordered is ProEFI.... I might end up with that nasty ill system in Brandi... Stay tuned
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:32 PM   #6515
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Good to hear all is well on the home front Rob, been slacking here a lot, bad accident in the company van this weekend with a guy on a motorcycle, he is in Trauma ICU with head injuries and i have been feeling pretty poorly as of lately!
Oh wow, I'm sorry to hear that... Prayers for all involved on the way....
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Old 05-28-2013, 11:48 PM   #6516
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Good to hear all is well on the home front Rob, been slacking here a lot, bad accident in the company van this weekend with a guy on a motorcycle, he is in Trauma ICU with head injuries and i have been feeling pretty poorly as of lately!
Oh man... that will definitely get a person down. Hope he has a full recovery. Very sorry to hear and hang in there bud.
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:15 AM   #6517
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Thanks Mike, he is in an induced Coma since Saturday Morning
So sad... I've always stayed off of bikes, anything can happen at any time. Keep us posted
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:46 AM   #6518
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Ouch. Sorry to hear that! Prayers as well...

Robert, can't wait to see the set up come to life. I want to get back to the mile!
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:50 AM   #6519
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I edited the comment about EFIlive pro... It's actually ProEFI we are looking at...
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:53 AM   #6520
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I edited the comment about EFIlive pro... It's actually ProEFI we are looking at...
Is that a stand-alone ecm? Does it play well with the bcm? I don't recall what system speedster used, but it pissed off the bcm pretty bad
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:17 PM   #6521
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Is that a stand-alone ecm? Does it play well with the bcm? I don't recall what system speedster used, but it pissed off the bcm pretty bad
According the what I've heard, it works along side the BCM. It's an engine management system... With tons of fail safes...
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:12 PM   #6522
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So, my turbo kit has been sold... and will go on another Camaro...It will only be running on 7 or 8 lbs of boost though, so nothing in the range we were running it... It's a young man in San Antonio that will get it... We have to put a new motor in his car anyway...

We already have a list of parts and will start ordering them soon....

The turbos, the piping, the flanges for the exhaust and the intake manifold... the oil scavenge pump, etc...

Going to be fun,
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:23 AM   #6523
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You're going to put turbos in my car?!?! I didn't know my engine needed to be rebuilt! SWEET!



now...trying to figure out who the heck this is....lol
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Old 05-31-2013, 08:23 AM   #6524
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Well....I feel young.... :(
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