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    1. Member 2ToneTurbo's Avatar
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      01-06-2012 11:58 AM #71
      ^^^ that's a badass turbo..
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      01-06-2012 02:07 PM #72
      Im finally working on my 16vabaT project again, ordered all the lugtronic goodies from Kevin this week. Fabbed this up the other day, my first real fab/weld job..








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      01-07-2012 01:42 AM #73
      went motor shopping today. my stuff should be dropped off early next week. now the painful part...finding a good working T56 LS1 trans for a reasonable price. ugh lol
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      01-07-2012 11:17 AM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by yellowrocco87 View Post
      went motor shopping today. my stuff should be dropped off early next week. now the painful part...finding a good working T56 LS1 trans for a reasonable price. ugh lol
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      01-07-2012 01:27 PM #75
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      dont be jealous because im having fun and your still in FWD lala land
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      01-07-2012 02:11 PM #76
      Quote Originally Posted by yellowrocco87 View Post
      dont be jealous because im having fun and your still in FWD lala land
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      01-07-2012 07:02 PM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by XXX008XXX View Post
      Timmy quote of the day... my **** does 10.0
      cool story bro. i'll just have to turbo my stock motor and go 9's
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      01-07-2012 07:12 PM #78
      Quote Originally Posted by yellowrocco87 View Post
      cool story bro. i'll just have to turbo my stock motor and go 9's
      Talks cheap.
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      01-07-2012 11:24 PM #79
      This winter.. My plans were to do nothing much, send in my turbo to be checked, clean and flow injectors, maybe make a headlight air induction for my turbo, nothing major.. So far... I upgraded my turbo to the new 66mm CEA Turbine wheel, new air cooled bb center (old water-cooled ones don't work with new wheels), new turbine housing.. An old friend is making me a quality exhaust manifold, switching over to Ethanol (too poor for VP), skyline GTR rear end on it's way, spoke to Frank about a new driveshaft and axle shafts for the rear, testing the first prototype, and running a very nice CNC fuel rail for 24v BDF head made by 034.. New injectors to flow the extra needed, new fuel pump a little bigger, etc.. Biggest change is letting Kevin take another shot at this pain in the ass car, now running E85 or E98.

      Joke picture for views.. Would be nice to mount those suckers right there though.. The new dial gates are very pretty..
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      01-09-2012 03:09 AM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by VeedubIII View Post
      Im finally working on my 16vabaT project again, ordered all the lugtronic goodies from Kevin this week. Fabbed this up the other day, my first real fab/weld job..
      YES finally something I'm interested in. Let me know if you need any help.
      Are you getting Kevin to tune it?
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      01-09-2012 09:00 AM #81
      Yea that's the plan! It will be a while till the cars on its feet but it's def gonna be in Kevin's hands at some point

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      01-13-2012 12:18 PM #82
      Finish VR Rabbit, hopefully be ready to hit the track when it opens March 3rd.

      Complete TH400 swap, fuel system, fit a bigger tire, and turn up boost in the LS car.

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      01-13-2012 09:41 PM #83
      I bought a new clutch pac. 6 puc sprung disc, 2600lbs PP and 9lbs Billit steel flywheel.
      Yesterday I bought a Roll Bar, 5pt so i don't get kicked for a 11.50 or under pass.
      I pick up a set of 1000cc inj's from Aaron today so going up from 860cc to 1000cc.
      I am looking into a surge tank to keep from burning down the motor again when the OEM intank
      pump siezed and caught fire.
      This year i am running only c16 race gas and retuning for 35psi.. I figure crank the boost controller closed and see what the GT3076 will produce. looking for 550whp up from 450whp.
      differences are 10 more psi, Race gas instead of pump 92oct. alittle more timing and higher rpm's. I want to run it to 8500rpm on the dyno this time and see how and where the power is made and falls off.
      what do you think?
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    14. 01-15-2012 08:35 PM #84
      Quote Originally Posted by DCor View Post

      In fact we were making the final test on the auto the weekend before the 'Classic last September when the box let go. We pushed it on the trailer and haven't touched it since.
      We dissassembled the 010 (3-speed automatic transmission) from our dragcar today and found that we've split a couple of spider gears into several pieces, jambing part of one against the differential housing causing it to crack the diff. Although we've yet to go back to full boost, we can still apply enough power to overwhelm the stock parts (which were designed for about 1/3 of what we're asking of them).

      We're going to replace a few seals, adjust some endplay and put the welded unit back into it. That will get us back on the track at the start of the season.
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      01-15-2012 10:09 PM #85
      I lost 20lbs, 10 more till I hit race weight. Maybe I will finish the car this year...
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    16. 01-15-2012 11:01 PM #86
      Quote Originally Posted by DCor View Post
      We dissassembled the 010 (3-speed automatic transmission) from our dragcar today and found that we've split a couple of spider gears into several pieces, jambing part of one against the differential housing causing it to crack the diff. Although we've yet to go back to full boost, we can still apply enough power to overwhelm the stock parts (which were designed for about 1/3 of what we're asking of them).

      We're going to replace a few seals, adjust some endplay and put the welded unit back into it. That will get us back on the track at the start of the season.
      How many runs do you get using oem parts before something gives? Hah that"s awesome! What rpm do you launch at nn what would you like to be at for full boost?

    17. 01-15-2012 11:51 PM #87
      Quote Originally Posted by scrapper View Post
      How many runs do you get using oem parts before something gives? Hah that"s awesome! What rpm do you launch at nn what would you like to be at for full boost?
      We're still developing the box so I'm not really sure how to answer the first part of your question. Since we don't have a tranny brake, we're launching off the footbrake like a granny heading to the grocery store. We have terrible 60' times but the power stays on the whole pass so it's kind of a tradeoff.

      I think it's gonna be the shizzy.
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      01-16-2012 09:57 AM #88
      Quote Originally Posted by need_a_VR6 View Post
      I lost 20lbs, 10 more till I hit race weight. Maybe I will finish the car this year...
      My new car is 10% lighter than my old one. I don't think i can pull that without dying.
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      01-16-2012 10:03 AM #89
      My motor is at the maching shop and should be done this week.

      Bottom is...

      2L FSI crank mod'd by Mr. Ed @ FFE
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      head is...

      AEB
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      Solid lifter kit spec'd once again by Mr. Ed @ FFE
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      I am excited, can't wait to bolt the motor and trans together and get it in the car.

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      01-16-2012 10:10 AM #90
      Nice, when are you trying to make passes JC?
      How to build a relatively inexpensive, reliable, powerful VR6
      I am ready, I am

      I want to buy some 4x100 15" Pininfarinas. If you have one of the few sets i've seen, please let me know.

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      I hope to have the car 100% ready to go in April as long as we have no more set backs.

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      01-16-2012 12:28 PM #92
      Noice
      How to build a relatively inexpensive, reliable, powerful VR6
      I am ready, I am

      I want to buy some 4x100 15" Pininfarinas. If you have one of the few sets i've seen, please let me know.

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      01-16-2012 10:20 PM #93
      Quote Originally Posted by JC@DouglasVW View Post
      IE solid lifter cams
      got ahold of someone finally? i have just yesterday started grinding away.... gotta take off some under the cam caps too apparently (on the middle lobe each cyl, on the inside window top of cap, those two inside edges) i am just about done with the intake cam..... all 12 holes exiting the lifter section needed work, and the 3 holes for #2 going in to the lifter so far.
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      01-16-2012 11:33 PM #94
      JC, here is some of this work and interferences... just started this yesterday actually....


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      cam caps are close







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      01-17-2012 07:45 AM #95
      Looks good, yeah pete got me the cams out last week.

      I let the machine shop do all the fitment work as he was doing the rest of the motor anyways.

      How long until you are up and running?

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      01-17-2012 08:23 AM #96
      i am running now.... going to dyno on Thursday to get some numbers on this new manifold. then back apart to change the turbo..... this head is just being put together for later, its a back-burner type thing.... i hope to have it together soon, so when the dogbox is done type thing. if not no big deal, i still have one running now.

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      01-17-2012 08:41 AM #97
      keep me updated.

    28. 01-17-2012 08:14 PM #98
      Quote Originally Posted by DCor View Post
      We're still developing the box so I'm not really sure how to answer the first part of your question. Since we don't have a tranny brake, we're launching off the footbrake like a granny heading to the grocery store. We have terrible 60' times but the power stays on the whole pass so it's kind of a tradeoff.

      I think it's gonna be the shizzy.
      Are you running a high stall torque converter? Likewise I wish I had a trans brake. I asked IPT if they could build me one but to no avail.

    29. 01-18-2012 09:57 PM #99
      Quote Originally Posted by scrapper View Post
      Are you running a high stall torque converter? Likewise I wish I had a trans brake. I asked IPT if they could build me one but to no avail.
      IPT did our TC. It's around a 4400 stall but we gotta get back to hight boost to know for sure.
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      01-19-2012 12:35 PM #100
      Lately. I've been scraping up as much sidework as i can so i can hopefully not have to change the setup at all during the year.

      My long term substitute gig got extended through june, so i've got some financial consistancy now, which is a step up. First whole year to really train some kids to Ninja like ability.
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      How to build a relatively inexpensive, reliable, powerful VR6
      I am ready, I am

      I want to buy some 4x100 15" Pininfarinas. If you have one of the few sets i've seen, please let me know.

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      01-19-2012 12:47 PM #101
      Machine shop gave me a call last night. Everything is looking good just needs to do lash on the 8 exhaust valves and everything is ready to go.

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      01-19-2012 01:54 PM #102
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      01-19-2012 04:39 PM #103
      Ninja-like:

      -Fast
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      That's what we go by.
      How to build a relatively inexpensive, reliable, powerful VR6
      I am ready, I am

      I want to buy some 4x100 15" Pininfarinas. If you have one of the few sets i've seen, please let me know.

    34. 01-19-2012 11:06 PM #104
      Quote Originally Posted by DCor View Post
      IPT did our TC. It's around a 4400 stall but we gotta get back to hight boost to know for sure.
      Nice! That should get you in boost off the line right?

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      01-21-2012 09:45 PM #105
      spent a lil time today assembling some spikey round thingys on some long round rods with little teeth and stuff.




















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