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Old 01-08-2011, 11:39 AM   #911
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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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Old 01-08-2011, 12:24 PM   #912
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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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Old 01-08-2011, 12:46 PM   #913
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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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Old 01-08-2011, 12:47 PM   #914
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What was the hardest part?
I can answer this one, the nerves about getting started...
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Old 01-08-2011, 12:59 PM   #915
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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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Old 01-08-2011, 01:12 PM   #916
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.....and cranking her the first time after the install
That would be number 2 in my book also...good call..

I can see it now in the 2011 Darwin Awards,

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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...
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Old 01-08-2011, 01:21 PM   #917
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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..

I can see it now in the 2011 Darwin Awards,

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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Old 01-08-2011, 01:35 PM   #919
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That would be number 2 in my book also...good call..

I can see it now in the 2011 Darwin Awards,

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...
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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!"
Or to support my previous post on youtube...
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:11 PM   #920
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Or to support my previous post on youtube...


I gotta wait a few more days. This fuel line thing sucks. I actually could have started it Friday night. I wish I'd called Tim earlier. But I thought for sure I could have had one made.
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Ok. Tune is in. Fluids are all topped off. I'm just waiting for the fuel line to snap on and start it. Tomorrow morning it should be here. Can't start it till tomorrow night.

I could actually start it right now. The bent up stock line is holding pressure just fine.

Somebody talk me out of it. I wanna sooooooobad.
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Ok. Tune is in. Fluids are all topped off. I'm just waiting for the fuel line to snap on and start it. Tomorrow morning it should be here. Can't start it till tomorrow night.

I could actually start it right now. The bent up stock line is holding pressure just fine.

Somebody talk me out of it. I wanna sooooooobad.
Be Strong...The wait will be worth it...
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Be Strong...The wait will be worth it...
I know. But it's hard not to go out there and crank it up.

Don't know WHAT I'll do if it ends up getting here Thursday.
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I know. But it's hard not to go out there and crank it up.

Don't know WHAT I'll do if it ends up getting here Thursday.
Just think how close you are, I'm dropping my car off Thursday, and wont get it back for over five weeks...:(
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