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Old 09-25-2012, 06:36 AM   #176
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looks good Paul
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:27 AM   #177
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I just read through this entire build thread and i am quite impressed at how far along a v6 can actually make it with the right mods! Engine wise you have everything exact as i had on my list (except for the custom 2.5 pipe and magnaflow x-pipe) do you have any advice on what order would be best to do it in (i have a K&N Typhoon intake and an american thunder axelback system installed in my car so far) along with what you think would run better on a v6 supercharger or twin turbo? Car looks amazing by the way!
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:29 PM   #178
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thanks

You have the intake and the axle back which I'd say are the correct upgrades to start with. If you are still debating on either a supercharger or turbo then I'd hold off on the headers as Long tube won't work with a turbo but are ok with a supercharger, Short tubes however will work with both I think. How about lowering springs next ? that and the ported intake manifold are probably the next biggest items on the list. You won't get any power boost with the springs but you'll feel much better improvement in the handling and it gives the car a much better look with the lower stance. If you do the ported intake manifold, consider the intake spacer or isolator aswell at the same time.

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Old 10-14-2012, 02:52 PM   #179
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So are we going to see this beast out at the Camaro Nationals in 2 weeks...
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:44 PM   #180
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So are we going to see this beast out at the Camaro Nationals in 2 weeks...
Not sure about 'beast' but I'm way over due a turn out at one of the events so this one looks likely
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Old 10-19-2012, 12:22 PM   #181
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Ordered the Trifecta E85 tune yesterday - determined to get my 1/4 times into the mid 13's.....
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Old 10-19-2012, 12:24 PM   #182
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So are we going to see this beast out at the Camaro Nationals in 2 weeks...
I'm trying my best but my daughter has a cheer competition and my son has a birthday party - looks like the best I could do is to get out there at 10:00am and do a few test runs. Not likely that I'll be able to hang around for the full event though.

I do want a t-shirt though! lol
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:26 PM   #183
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E85 tune now installed - will take it out for a good run sometime over the weekend, datalog and report back.
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:20 PM   #184
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E85 tune now installed - will take it out for a good run sometime over the weekend, datalog and report back.
E85 is readily available where you are?
Never seen it around here.
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:27 PM   #185
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E85 is readily available where you are?
Never seen it around here.
I've found one place within 10 miles of me, not sure if we have others.
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:41 PM   #186
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Ordered the Trifecta E85 tune yesterday - determined to get my 1/4 times into the mid 13's.....
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E85 tune now installed - will take it out for a good run sometime over the weekend, datalog and report back.
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I've found one place within 10 miles of me, not sure if we have others.

Very nice can't wait to hear how you like it. I wish there was a place around me that had E85 available but the closest one is like 2 hours away, o well.
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:46 AM   #187
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GoPaul - did you trim the Vararam horn after the isolator install nad by how much if you did?
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Old 10-22-2012, 01:16 PM   #188
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GoPaul - did you trim the Vararam horn after the isolator install nad by how much if you did?
No, it actually fitted better after the isolator install.

I did have to trim the rubber sleeve that provides an air seal with the hood though, it was getting squashed down restricting air flow so I trimmed about an inch off and it stands up better now and creates a better seal.
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Old 10-22-2012, 01:27 PM   #189
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No, it actually fitted better after the isolator install.

I did have to trim the rubber sleeve that provides an air seal with the hood though, it was getting squashed down restricting air flow so I trimmed about an inch off and it stands up better now and creates a better seal.
Mine seemed to be too high, so I trimmed it so it was angled downward more. If I had left it as is, the gap in front where the air comes up would have been half what it had been pre-isolator.
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Old 10-22-2012, 02:12 PM   #190
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One more question: did you get the braided hoses from hosecandy.com, or just the ends?
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Old 10-22-2012, 02:43 PM   #191
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One more question: did you get the braided hoses from hosecandy.com, or just the ends?
I got the braided hoses and the AN fittings (at the catch can end) together with the catch can from RX performance. I got the hose end clamps at the manifold end and hose end by the firewall from Jeggs. I got the hose candy heat shrink sleeves from Jeggs aswell.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:15 PM   #192
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Car is looking great and love the way the BBKs sound with the V2
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:55 PM   #193
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great build man love whats going on in here
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