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Old 01-15-2013, 01:06 AM   #101
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Did he do the spacer? RMCR seems to think that I direct spray of meth in the rotors will give me more boost because of the cooler air temp inside of the housing, but meth is corrosive too.

Thanks for the info, I'll call ATI when I get the chance, trying to sell the Subaru right now too.
Yes, Andrew has the spacer.

I direct sprayed meth, it didn't increase the boost. If it worked I could give a shit about corrosiveness. I run straight water through my intercooler. How do you think that's gonna end.
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:08 AM   #102
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In a nice scrap metal piece

I guess if I can't get the blower to do it, I'll run a direct port nitrous system or something, Dave said he had a few ideas.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:58 PM   #103
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I'm curious - how are you gonna get this monster to pass emissions up here? Killer build, by the way!

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Old 01-22-2013, 03:32 PM   #104
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Well the plan is to lean the fuel trims out, put the stock exhaust manifolds on, and possibly change the cam if necessary. Worst case scenario, I guess I still have the stock motor
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:48 PM   #105
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Ha! That was my plan as well - but I was wondering if you hit on some new way around the emissions test.

I'm currently building a 430" LSX, and going the F2 Procharger route. Are you using the stock differential housing? Aren't you concerned about breaking gears with all the flex associated with the aluminum housing (that is if you hook it up and plant the power)?

I haven't decided on what injectors to go with - what made you decide on the FIC 80# injectors? I was thinking about going bigger, to bring the duty cycle down but still get the flow...what are your thoughts? I went with the ADM Twin Pump as well - but am also installing an external auxilliary pump as well that will be boost-referenced. The in-tank twins are usually only good to about 700 rwhp. Past that, you are running the risk of running the motor lean.

Would love to meet up with you and compare notes, see what you are doing - as basically, I'm doing a very similar build. And I'm more than happy to lend a hand as you need. Please lemme know if I can offer you any help or an extra set of hands.

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Old 01-22-2013, 04:05 PM   #106
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I'm not too worried about the rear end because JRE told me that was what I would need, should I have to get a 9" I guess I'll go ahead and get one, but thought if give this one a try. I went with the 80lb injectors because I only need my motor to produce 750-780whp, same with the twin pump. I have a wet shot of nitrous, so I can feed the extra power with that fuel, using a dedicated fuel system there. So I think I'll have fueling covered.

I'd be in to see what both of us are doing, and same to you if you need a hand with something. What transmission are you using?
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:50 PM   #107
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We're thinking so much alike, it's crazy! Like you, I wanna stick with the Tremec 6spd until it proves it's not up to the task. Call me old-school, but I like shiftin' gears! If the Tremec goes out, then I'm gonna run the same transmission I have in my 69 Chevelle - a Jeffco 4spd. If I do wind up running that, then I will also be looking into a Gear Vendors overdrive unit.

I have the G-Force 9" setup in the Camaro currently. I do like it, but I gotta say, the car no longer "feels" like a super quiet, new, nice car. The Strange S-Case and gears do make a little more noise, and the ride isn't quite as smooth and quiet as it used to be when she was new - probably due to all the new suspension components and bushings as well.

So where are you at currently with your build? I'm still piecing together all the motor pieces, so my car is currently running. Here's a couple links...

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...1&l=3aefbcda7c

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...1&l=36b2e4ad55

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...1&l=7e40c66d93

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...1&l=44e28f0f23

The beautiful thing is that I've been blessed with a lift in my garage, so doing this stuff is so much easier with a lift!

I hope to be able to meet you soon!

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Old 01-22-2013, 07:12 PM   #108
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My motor is shipping this week, so I hope to have it buttoned up by the beginning of March, as in fully tuned and driving again. After that it will just be the little tweaks here and there. I have also had access to a lift, perk of working for a dealership. My car has been down since the beginning of November, so I've pretty much forgotten what it feels like to drive it
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:35 PM   #109
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:07 PM   #110
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:08 PM   #111
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:35 AM   #112
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Is it a crate motor - or are you building it up from a bare block? What are the specs on the camshaft you're going with? Since I'm saving my original LS3 for emissions, I wanna go radical on the camshaft, and will probably run a solid roller cam. I don't mind hatching out the feeler gauges every now and then.
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The original plan was to build one up from bare block, but this one was built by Texas Speed. It's a 416, and my cam of choice will be a LPE GT9 or the custom cam in the motor. I will have to choose soon, I think the GT9 cam should pass, so it's pretty tempting. I stayed hydraulic roller, easier to manage.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:09 AM   #114
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what brand of wheel are those?? i like em
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They are Modulares, brushed center with a polished lip.
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:17 PM   #116
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Sweet! Are you waiting on any other parts to show?
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I was going to order a set of valve covers so I could keep the ones on the stock motor, but I'll do that later; can't wait that long!

Install starts this weekend, so I should be able to get the car running within a week or so.
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I was going to order a set of valve covers so I could keep the ones on the stock motor, but I'll do that later; can't wait that long!

Install starts this weekend, so I should be able to get the car running within a week or so.
Did you buy David's 15" set up? So after the engine/nitrous install you're track ready?

I just brought my parts to Ted. Ill drop the car in the next day or so. The only possible holdup may be my rear wheels that are at Bogart.
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I haven't jumped on the 15" setup, still debating whether to spend the money there or not. I can't decided whether or not the benefit is worth the cost. Do you think there would be a real difference?
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I haven't jumped on the 15" setup, still debating whether to spend the money there or not. I can't decided whether or not the benefit is worth the cost. Do you think there would be a real difference?
Personally I don't think it's worth it. Maybe if you're dead set on running a drag radial. The 16" slicks work great. I just got another set to start this year. I'd do that first and keep the 17's up front.

What's your drag setup now?
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Well I have 22s or 20s, pick your poison

I am leaning toward the 16" bogarts with the adjustable LCA, or a 17" bogart. Mostly because I have the rear suspension back in the car, and don't want to start over. I'm also thinking it is a lot of money for very little gain, IRS is the real limit here.
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Well I have 22s or 20s, pick your poison

I am leaning toward the 16" bogarts with the adjustable LCA, or a 17" bogart. Mostly because I have the rear suspension back in the car, and don't want to start over. I'm also thinking it is a lot of money for very little gain, IRS is the real limit here.
If the 15" was really worth it I'd have it, trust me.. The 16" rear bogart with v6 brakes and a 17" up front with the Brembos is what I use and its worked great.

Are you going to trailer it to the track?
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Yeah I figured you would

I am going to trailer it, way too much hassle to switch at the track. Plus, driving it to the fest would be a nightmare.
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Yeah I figured you would

I am going to trailer it, way too much hassle to switch at the track. Plus, driving it to the fest would be a nightmare.
I wasn't sure if you'd have to drive to the track but since you don't the 28x14.50 Hoosiers will work great.

F driving the cars to the fest. I thought about driving to the fest and not racing, just having more time to see everyone, but Ill get in trouble of my car isn't on the track. So it'll be there racing again.
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