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Old 06-19-2012, 11:56 PM   #1051
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Those rear wheels are winners.
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Old 06-20-2012, 07:23 AM   #1052
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Dang, Kyle,

I'm sorry if I was part of the communications issue...

The wheels will look great on all four corners though... and wouldn't you know it, you start posting videos and I'm at work and can't see them... dang it...
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:37 AM   #1053
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Dang, Kyle,
I'm sorry if I was part of the communications issue...
The wheels will look great on all four corners though... and wouldn't you know it, you start posting videos and I'm at work and can't see them... dang it...
oh no... you were not involved.... I am not really sure where wires were crossed.... seeing how they knew I had black rims to start with. but whatever... we will paint them.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:43 AM   #1054
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Now...for the car...

video of Dyno on my facebook... I do not have the footage because I am away on work or i would youtube it and post.

car is making a consisitent 680 with major wheel spin. DRs are on it and it is strapped directly down to the dyno. They are tuning the best they can right now. According to Cody, on the road it feels ALL of what we are estimating. We just have not been able to get it in data yet.

they are finishing up the full exhaust today (downpipes out of turbos were heard last night 2+ miles from the shop), going to wrap up a couple other issues and hopefully tonight I will get to take her home for a sleep over at the big barn!

But then... back to the shop for more button ups.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:45 AM   #1055
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Dang Kyle, The beast sounds GOOD !! Get that thing finished up and hit the track with the new wheels/tires and give it HELL !!
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:58 AM   #1056
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Dang Kyle, The beast sounds GOOD !! Get that thing finished up and hit the track with the new wheels/tires and give it HELL !!
that is the plan....

but no cage and stock center section = peddeling out 11 sec runs. hahaha


dont worry.. .they are on the to do list
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Old 06-28-2012, 10:36 PM   #1057
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Old 06-28-2012, 10:46 PM   #1058
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You kicking ass over there at LF?
talked to them at 7pm.
I dont know.. hope it comes together.

I put Lisa's boots by the door... she can stop bitchin now.
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Old 06-29-2012, 08:05 AM   #1059
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that is the plan....

but no cage and stock center section = peddeling out 11 sec runs. hahaha


dont worry.. .they are on the to do list

Tune for some good 60' runs and hammer it through the 1/8 once you are comfortable. Then drive the last 1/8 like grandma. That way you can extrapolate what you COULD run without getting bitched at or kicked out...

You know you wanna...
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Old 06-29-2012, 10:23 AM   #1060
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Old 07-14-2012, 05:14 AM   #1061
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OK Gilmour... what's the scoop...

Hope it's not too bad...:(
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:36 AM   #1062
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:58 AM   #1063
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I know... me too...:(

...and drunk text messages.
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Old 07-14-2012, 09:52 AM   #1064
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I know... me too...:(

...and drunk text messages.


Hope he's having fun in Cabo.
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Old 07-14-2012, 10:47 AM   #1065
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Hope he's having fun in Cabo.
His A$$ better be at the fest... car or no car...
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:02 AM   #1066
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:33 AM   #1067
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sorry crew..

I have been on vacation since June 28th.... killing it in Traverse City and partying for Cherry Fest. Been either Buzzed or hung over on a boat since then.
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:39 AM   #1068
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sorry crew..

I have been on vacation since June 28th.... killing it in Traverse City and partying for Cherry Fest. Been either Buzzed or hung over on a boat since then.


Lucky dawg.

Now get that Silverado ready for the important trip.
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:52 AM   #1069
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THEN........


i wrapped up vacation with a bachelor party in Cabo San Lucas...

it was retarded... they should write Hangover 3 on my guys.

If we see anyone having more fun than us... we will always kick it up a notch so we are the ones winning. All inclusive resort.... the RIU. drinks after drinks at the pool then head directly to the club where it was bottles upon bottles in VIP. Thats all fun and good... till you get up the next day and have to go on an ATV tour hungover.

were we had one ATV flip over, another (we may have to buy) gets ran off a 60ft cliff and demolished, the driver had to jump and hang onto a tree to survive..... now after these two accidents you would think some people would learn. No.. more effin around leads to a guy flipping his on the beach and breaking his arm in 22 places.

so what do we do... send him to the hospital with 2 of our doctors, the rest go party at the pool, and start the night all over when he gets back.

the rest of this trip has been edited until the police reports are sorted out.
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Holy Crap...


Hell of a vacation..
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:06 PM   #1072
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NOW

back at work... back to reality... realizing I am screwed... coming out of a haze like this sucks. haha

car was running good.. still needed to be fine tuned... was all of 1000hp... was turning heads, making noise. I was "granted" a night with her... so i took her around town, decided to drive it home for the night.... after putting 10 miles on her, i headed home, 3 miles into the 18mi drive....


in boost coming around a corner....

oil pressure his zero... DIC goes nuts, telling me to shut the motor off... within 12 seconds of that needle dropping i was on the side of the road with the motor off.

flat bedded it back to LoveFab at 2am for diagnosis.
Well.. they checked for oil pressure from a few different locations and NOTHING.
We assume either the pump failed or the pickup fell off? (drivetrain is so unbalanced it could have shook loose)

it is the stock LS3 Oil Pump. They tell me it is not related to anything they did, but there is only 30 miles on this car since the turbos and never had an oil issue before. Coincidence? probably.. my luck. They did install a custom oil cooler, but they said it was not clogged and was working fine, oil temps were normal.

We do not know if any engine damage occured, but first look into the dipstick... shows no metal shavings. We will change the oil to make sure we do not see any.

unfortunatly because we are 3 months behind schedule and 7k over budget I have no money to swap the oil pump... from what I hear either the motor needs to be pulled out or the motor and trans can drop from underneath.... either way its lots of labor that I cant pay.... They offered to trailer it to my house though.... yay!

so when i get home this weekend i will figure out the next steps....
def will not have the car at the fest...
car will probably sit until next year to tell you the truth.
pretty upset about this.... you put 80k into a car and when it still does not run... i just look back and say wow.... i effed up somewhere along the line. hahaha.

I will be at the fest though... wouldnt miss it. I need some loving from you guys. and crown royal


i just hope my motor is not trashed.
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:13 PM   #1073
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back at work... back to reality... realizing I am screwed... coming out of a haze like this sucks. haha

car was running good.. still needed to be fine tuned... was all of 1000hp... was turning heads, making noise. I was "granted" a night with her... so i took her around town, decided to drive it home for the night.... after putting 10 miles on her, i headed home, 3 miles into the 18mi drive....


in boost coming around a corner....

oil pressure his zero... DIC goes nuts, telling me to shut the motor off... within 12 seconds of that needle dropping i was on the side of the road with the motor off.

flat bedded it back to LoveFab at 2am for diagnosis.
Well.. they checked for oil pressure from a few different locations and NOTHING.
We assume either the pump failed or the pickup fell off? (drivetrain is so unbalanced it could have shook loose)

it is the stock LS3 Oil Pump. They tell me it is not related to anything they did, but there is only 30 miles on this car since the turbos and never had an oil issue before. Coincidence? Maybe. They did install a custom oil cooler, but they said it was not clogged and was working fine, oil temps were normal.

We do not know if any engine damage occured, but first look into the dipstick... shows no metal shavings. We will change the oil to make sure we do not see any.

unfortunatly because we are 3 months behind schedule and 7k over budget I have no money to swap the oil pump... from what I hear either the motor needs to be pulled out or the motor and trans can drop from underneath.... either way its lots of labor that I cant pay.... They offered to trailer it to my house though.... yay!

so when i get home this weekend i will figure out the next steps....
def will not have the car at the fest...
car will probably sit until next year to tell you the truth.
pretty upset about this.... you put 80k into a car and when it still does not run... i just look back and say wow.... i effed up somewhere along the line. hahaha.

I will be at the fest though... wouldnt miss it. I need some loving from you guys. and crown royal


i just hope my motor is not trashed.
It would be really hard for me not to start tearing into that myself. hahaha Take the plugs out and rotate the engine by hand a few times and shit like that. Compression test and leakdown test. Just for some piece of mind for myself.

If you heard no noise and stopped the car that fast then that's a good sign so far.
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it is the stock LS3 Oil Pump. They tell me it is not related to anything they did, but there is only 30 miles on this car since the turbos and never had an oil issue before. Coincidence? Maybe. They did install a custom oil cooler, but they said it was not clogged and was working fine, oil temps were normal.
I think they definitely should've changed the oil pump. Look at a Melling.

Sorry you're having to go through all this bro. Between you, Randy and Emma I think I could write a book.
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:50 PM   #1075
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damn brother - I heard spattering of all this crap but haven't had a chance to call you.
Will try sometime this week - I leave for Florida Friday so maybe form the beach down there.

Keep your head up and we'll talk soon -
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