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Old 09-15-2014, 02:17 PM   #1
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A car named N (formerly the MatMobile)

Decided it was time to go ahead and start a build thread. Unsure at this point how far I'm going to go with it, but the obsession is currently in full swing and I'm down to share it with others

Purchased on 8/30/2014 used with 11.7k miles on her.

Current mods as of 9/15/2015
Airaid CAI
Solo HF cats
Solo Mach-XL cat-back exhaust.

Planned mods:

Catch can (still researching)
Ported TB
Blue highlights inside and out (full blue on black theme, no white/chrome/red/etc anywhere on the car, all either black or blue)
Tune or Vitesse throttle controller (depending on outcome of fixing CEL from high flow cats)

will post more pics and updates as new mods are added.
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Old 09-15-2014, 02:19 PM   #2
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Top pic is the day I got her home with a cell phone.

Shop pics where during the exhaust install.

Road pic was driving through Miami showing off on the way to a full moon drum circle on the beach.
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Old 09-15-2014, 02:31 PM   #3
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Old 09-16-2014, 12:15 PM   #4
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HF cats + catback from underneath

Crappy cell phone pics from under the lift of the Exhaust and cats
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Old 09-17-2014, 07:42 AM   #5
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Extenders on the 02 bung appears to have fixed the CEL. Fuse pull going on as we speak right now in the parking lot at work, will report if any difference tomorrow.
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:24 AM   #6
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CEL isn't going away, will be ditching the HF cats and going with LT headers + tune later this month. Already ordered headers.

Also installed the Vittesse Throttle Controller, I'll get some pics up this weekend. Really enjoying it so far.

3.91 rear end gear and BMR bushings paid for this morning also.

Seems my plans of staying small and inexpensive, and keeping the warranty intact are out the window at this point LOL.
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Mach-XL catback, Airaid CAI, ARH LT headers
VITESSE MOTORSPORTS Throttle Controller
Lashway custom tune.
381 RWH 380 RWT
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Old 10-02-2014, 10:48 PM   #7
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CEL isn't going away, will be ditching the HF cats and going with LT headers + tune later this month. Already ordered headers.

Also installed the Vittesse Throttle Controller, I'll get some pics up this weekend. Really enjoying it so far.

3.91 rear end gear and BMR bushings paid for this morning also.

Seems my plans of staying small and inexpensive, and keeping the warranty intact are out the window at this point LOL.
you lasted longer than me, mod on my friend
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Old 10-10-2014, 10:47 AM   #8
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Appointment made for 10/27 for LT headers and Dynotune at Lashaway.

Got the 3.91 and Bushings in the mail, will likely be installed in November.
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Old 10-28-2014, 08:35 AM   #9
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Headers + tune done, dyno'd at 383/381 really good job on the tune from what I've seen of other dyno's with similar mods. I let the dyno sheet in the car I'll get pictures of it up later today.
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Old 10-28-2014, 09:24 AM   #10
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Dyno sheet

Printer was out of black ink, all the numbers and the curve are there though
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VITESSE MOTORSPORTS Throttle Controller
Lashway custom tune.
381 RWH 380 RWT
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Old 01-07-2015, 02:47 PM   #11
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Scheduled next round of upgrades...


-VVT 3 CAMSHAFT
-TOOLEY Dual Valve Springs
-High Flow Melling Oil Pump
-Hardened Pushrods
-ARP cam bolts
-LS2 Chain Guide
-LS3 timing chain
-Joe GIbbs Racing Oil and K&N Oil Filter
-DOD Delete kit
-Comp Phaser Limiter (for VVT cam phaser)
-Yank 3200 Stall, Single Disk, Lock up safe - Installed
-3.91 gears and diff bushings
-Trans Cooler
-GMPP PERFORMANCE heads
-Bo White PTB
-NITTO 555R 275 R20 DRAG RADIALS
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Mach-XL catback, Airaid CAI, ARH LT headers
VITESSE MOTORSPORTS Throttle Controller
Lashway custom tune.
381 RWH 380 RWT

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Old 01-07-2015, 03:17 PM   #12
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I also changed the name of the thread to reflect the new name of the car, I'll explain the reasoning..

I'd been thinking of what to name her for a while, It's become a memorial to my father who passed away late 2013. My earliest memory of him was his late 70's Z28, which he never named.

My father always came up with weird names for pets, the earliest I remember is a dog named W, so the single letter name fits.

My father's name was Glen (odd spelling, only 1 N, so that works)

He was also kind of a racist, and the car is black... I'll leave that to the imagination.

So with those things, naming the car "N" just fits, so thats what I'm going with :P
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Old 01-13-2015, 12:01 PM   #13
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BO white PTB came in today, just waiting on Torque Converter to start the surgery.

Waiting on 555r's also, will be going square 275 set up when they come in, put new p-zero's on the back for now until they get here. Then I'll be moving those to the front and putting the 555r's on the back.

excitement is building..
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