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    1. No real update but was able to get this done...

      No real update but was able to get this done today:

      Relocation of the OBD2.

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/29/c29346e465b50f271acd0f99d9633212.jpg
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    2. A lot of this stuff is a PITFA but it is always...

      A lot of this stuff is a PITFA but it is always worth it when that ignition gets turned and the sweet smell of Crayola and the singing of boost puts your senses in a euphoric state.

      I've decided...
    3. As you wish... Billet wheel... Yumm...

      As you wish...
      Billet wheel... Yumm
      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/28/5ee707d017ce3c7d5941d7e25a8cad44.jpg

      The downpipe is extremely close to the manifold and firewall. Need to do...
    4. Anyone ever modify the firewall in order to...

      Anyone ever modify the firewall in order to provide more space?

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/28/ca94c5388cc5598c1a6bf52d1df3b4d9.jpg
    5. Phoenix is huge so my drive to the closest one is...

      Phoenix is huge so my drive to the closest one is about 45 min. Better than a hour but still, 1000 stop lights sucks. Craigslist has been a godsend here for tools. I've bought things almost new worth...
    6. We do have 9 of them here, and I do love that...

      We do have 9 of them here, and I do love that store.
    7. :thumbup: Thanks guys! I want my intercooler...

      :thumbup: Thanks guys!

      I want my intercooler piping to be the same color or as closely matched to my blue lagoon as possible. If I can find a good deal on an air compressor and welder I'll be...
    8. Thanks, it pains me to see thousands of dollars...

      Thanks, it pains me to see thousands of dollars put into an engine bay and something that could be "dressed up", like the oil pan, just get overlooked. As far as the build story, I have the first...
    9. Some may say I'm ridiculous for doing this but I...

      Some may say I'm ridiculous for doing this but I don't care. I hate the way the oil pans look so I did something about it.
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    10. Because words are worthless without pictures. ...

      Because words are worthless without pictures.

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      Thanks for getting back to me. This thread turned...

      Thanks for getting back to me. This thread turned into a lengthy one rather quickly. My turbine housing is .82 but I am 2.0L with stock cams so that should help a little with spool. How do you like...
    12. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/22/a78b183...

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      Stock displacement? I have the same turbo I'm...

      Stock displacement? I have the same turbo I'm putting on my new setup with a built non-ported AEB and ram horn tubular manifold but am 2.0L. Wondering if you could share some info about your build. ...
    14. Same here. That swivel cracked after 8 months. I...

      Same here. That swivel cracked after 8 months. I ended up swapping it out for a ss swivel. Hope you have better luck!

      :thumbup:
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      No doubt it is aggressive on pump but I wanted to...

      No doubt it is aggressive on pump but I wanted to see where pump gas would take me. On a 100 degree day, the car did nicely.
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      28psi on pump and 870cc injectors. Full spool was...

      28psi on pump and 870cc injectors. Full spool was around 4k. Started spooling around 3500. I can show you my Dyno curve if you'd like.
    17. Ceramic coated goodies. ...

      Ceramic coated goodies.
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      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/08/6b9164e9fcfd01a43e8a12c4acadb9b2.jpg

      A test...
    18. Thanks. I'll look into cat cams. I haven't...

      Thanks. I'll look into cat cams. I haven't updated this thread in a long time.... I'll upload some pictures.
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      You will. I made 419whp with my 50trim and...

      You will. I made 419whp with my 50trim and stroked engine. Very fun street car! [emoji106]
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      Same boat; babies + family + mortgage = slow...

      Same boat; babies + family + mortgage = slow build.

      Hopefully I should see close to if not 600+ once completed.

      PTE 5858 w/ billet wheel, stock compression 2008cc, AEB, IE valvetrain, tubular...
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