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    1. 07-19-2012 08:35 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by 911_fan View Post
      stock intake, +1 exhaust.

      As good as that looks, I still cant see how its going to clear a non-hacked valve cover. Every picture shows it resting on a shortened cover.
      The shortened cover pictured will be welded up, it has been chopped above the cam, and has room for the oil splash tray.

    2. 07-19-2012 04:03 PM #27
      Valve Cover in progress....

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    3. 07-19-2012 07:52 PM #28
      eant you know your stuff..
      Last edited by jettred3; 07-20-2012 at 07:22 AM.

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      07-19-2012 08:26 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by jettred3 View Post
      Thanks hurt means a lot coming from you. Anyone have thoughts on bigger valves as far as pros and cons? Thinking stock may be best to keep port velocity up... This will be run with a pte 5557e
      A lot coming from me? Why? I'm just another enthusiast! My name's Colm, feel free to use it.

      The TT big valve kit really isn't going to do anything unless you have substantial headwork. I usually go with this combo: stock intake and +0.5 exhaust. Since you're going to be running boost, consider going with 1mm oversized on intake and 1.5mm on exhaust, IF you're going to do some valve job or port the head. If not, just go with a 0.5mm bigger exhaust. Really, there won't be that big of a difference over stock..

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      07-22-2012 10:46 PM #32
      Take some time and smooth out those welds!
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    6. 07-23-2012 12:06 AM #33
      This is a really interesting project. At least when you open your hood you know that it will be unique. Good stuff

    7. 07-23-2012 08:48 AM #34
      Ill blend the welds and seams

    8. 07-24-2012 12:07 AM #35
      i'll admit, it looked kinda crude at first, but this project.. i will be watching.. and waiting for. great job man. i just finished a holley 2bbl. manifold for my aba/1.8 motor. Keep up the good work, be patient and it will fall into place..

    9. 07-25-2012 03:41 PM #36
      Manifold Entanks!!!

    10. 08-03-2012 11:56 AM #37

      Welded Water End Tanks!

    11. 08-06-2012 10:50 AM #39

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      08-07-2012 10:01 PM #40
      Thats some really nice work and I cant wait to see it in the bay but how are you gonna change the spark plugs when it comes time?

    13. 08-08-2012 10:21 AM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by Dann0 View Post
      Thats some really nice work and I cant wait to see it in the bay but how are you gonna change the spark plugs when it comes time?
      Will have to pull the intake manifold if need be...

    14. 08-08-2012 10:22 AM #42
      On second thought, it should not be that bad, just need a small ratchet and a swivel.

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      08-08-2012 06:11 PM #43
      please more pictures. manifold going to slip between the valve cover correct?

    16. 08-09-2012 09:23 AM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by ghoastoflyle View Post
      please more pictures. manifold going to slip between the valve cover correct?
      Yes manifold should appear "nestled" or sunken into the valve cover...


    17. 08-09-2012 09:25 AM #45

      Last edited by jettred3; 08-09-2012 at 11:31 AM.

    18. 09-18-2012 09:50 AM #46

      Last edited by jettred3; 09-24-2012 at 10:12 AM.

    19. 09-18-2012 04:26 PM #47
      Looks great! Cant wait to see what it will put down when its all said and done

      Keep up the good work guys

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      09-18-2012 07:12 PM #48
      that looks great, im sure its gonna lay down some good numbers!
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      09-19-2012 09:15 AM #49

      Holy fabrication, batman!

    22. 09-21-2012 11:24 AM #50

      One of the first sets of nozzles ready for testing.

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