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Old 03-29-2014, 02:36 PM   #1576
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Hey the snow is melting... you better hurry up and get done!
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:07 AM   #1577
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Day two we had some issues, we started off with completing the heater hose relocation and found that there are no existing mounting holes in the 2010 frame to correctly mount the tab to the frame. The heater hoses run behind the heat shield and the only real way to gain access is the remove the passenger side manifold or header which would allow you to remove heat shield and drill a hole for a self tapping body bolt. However for the time being I have to settle for the mounting tab into and existing hole and sandwiched between the frame and the heat shield. It's all pretty tight so I don't see it really going any place and it will have to do until I have the header off some day.

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Old 03-30-2014, 11:15 AM   #1578
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Hey the snow is melting... you better hurry up and get done!

Working on it Boss.......................but things did not go our way yesterday. Issues with the heater hose relocation and our tool to remove the balancer worked fine, but would not work in reverse to install the UDP. Off to the CNC shop to machine the old balancer bolt on the lathe to make an adapter for the install tool this morning.

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Old 03-30-2014, 11:29 AM   #1579
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On the bright side the Rhino manifold install went well, now Pumpkin will look pretty even with the engine cover off.

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Old 03-30-2014, 12:51 PM   #1580
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Looks awesome Brian~
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Old 03-30-2014, 06:42 PM   #1581
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Looks awesome Brian~
THX Buddy! At least Pumpkin will look a little prettier with the engine cover off. Congrats on ur Hawks, even though I'm a devout Charger fan and use to have season tickets for the Hawks just so I could see my Chargers play once a year.

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Old 03-30-2014, 07:23 PM   #1582
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Still don't have the balancer install tool issue licked yet. After we machined the old LS crank bolt to make a custom piece for our kit, it's still to short too work. The LS crank threads don't start until almost 4"s deep into the crank snout. Need a 5" under head length M16 x 2.0 bolt and a re-mahince and were golden finally.

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Old 03-30-2014, 07:31 PM   #1583
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Just a little cosmetic tweak for Pumpkin this spring. We did something a little different and left the black vent strip in black. THX Straddle Craft.

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Old 04-02-2014, 09:30 PM   #1584
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Had to do a re-machine to make the tool work, but we finally got it last night. Back tomorrow after work to put the rad back in and button up.

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Old 04-02-2014, 11:22 PM   #1585
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Damn, looking nice. Lots of go fast stuff under there... So when are the turbos arriving??.
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Old 04-02-2014, 11:31 PM   #1586
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Damn, looking nice. Lots of go fast stuff under there... So when are the turbos arriving??.
Nope, I have a thing for NA cars. Probably heads and a Rhino cam next winter. Cleared the path for heads and cam by getting of that ridiculous heater hose over the intake changed

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Old 04-02-2014, 11:55 PM   #1587
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Nope, I have a thing for NA cars. Probably heads and a Rhino cam next winter.

Sweet...
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See you soon in Texas. I have flown into DFW for a day to look at trailer, my one and only day in Texas so far.


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Old 04-07-2014, 02:10 AM   #1589
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Hey the snow is melting... you better hurry up and get done!
Stealing a phrase from another good Texas Buddy " Busy as a cut worm" right now. Pumpkin is running now........................plan is a day permit Wednesday to heat cycle the DSS 4:10's a few times and collect some data for Rhino.

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Old 04-08-2014, 07:10 PM   #1590
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Pumpkin's got a day pass for tomorrow.

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Today was a great day for Pumpkin. A few good heat cycles on the DSS 4:10's and some data pull's for Rhino. Love the 4:10's

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Managed to get the rear diffuser changed before I leave for Fest...........................Oh the drama getting those clips to release.
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We took our beloved Chloe for her final car ride today in Pumpkin. She passed quickly and quietly in our arms today and Colleen and I our truly grateful for that.

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Old 07-16-2014, 02:17 PM   #1594
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Colleen treated me to a trip to the Ridge for all the hard work in the last month on the house project. Picked up a full 3 seconds a lap since my last visit.


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Spent Pumpkin's coil over $$$$ on a new top for the boat Time to go fishing.

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Brian, are you going to make it down for a little bit on Wednesday when Robert is in town? He wants to take a cruise up Chuckanut Drive~
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We won another NHRA Wally last weekend with the Pro Mod. Off to Edmonton for the Rocky Mountain Shootout $20k to win.

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Bad ass Brian, need to make it up to see that bad ride~
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Woohoo... Awesome job on another Wally....
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Woohoo... Awesome job on another Wally....
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