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Old 10-20-2011, 02:22 PM   #76
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God, I hope that's the case.

I'm having the shop perform a leakdown test on it now.

my fingers are crossed...
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:39 PM   #77
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The exhaust valves were shot in the head, but the bottom end is solid. I'm picking up a recently machined head, metal head gasket, and ARP studs tomorrow. Driving my truck around has been extremely boring in the mean time.
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:30 AM   #78
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This car lives again!

It now has a Titan motorsports metal head gasket, ARP head studs, and a freshly rebuilt head. I'll be retorquing the head within the next few weeks, and then taking the boost from 6.7psi up to 12-13psi. I'll be doing before\after dyno runs, and post the results here. This should bring me up into the ~350 rwhp range.

I'll need to pickup a LS400 AFM and some 550cc injectors if I want to try pushing much more than that out of it.
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:58 AM   #79
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Whusup atlanta?

Bring that puppy down to the shop over here!
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:13 AM   #80
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Good to hear the old girl is still going. Any updated pics of it?

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Old 05-12-2012, 03:23 PM   #81
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Whusup atlanta?

Bring that puppy down to the shop over here!
If you've got some experience in getting these cars to actually handle well, I may just do that.

Right now I'm running cut springs on blown Boges (how I bought it). I picked up some IPD springs, and the Euro\960(?) lower OEM frame bracing. I want more negative camber in the front, but these Kaplhenke adjustable mounts are soooo expensive. Although, they do appear to be extremely well designed, and machined.


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Good to hear the old girl is still going. Any updated pics of it?

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I'll be posting some very soon.
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Old 05-12-2012, 03:28 PM   #82
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They are well designed. I have Kaplhenke coilovers all the way around on my 744 but without any other bracing and stock sways. It does handle like a ferrari and is slammed to the ground.

I would like some bracing and perhaps some beefier sways myself. I have a TIG down here and you're welcome to come down here if you need things welded (fair charge). We have a lift here too, but you might have that covered.
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:03 AM   #83
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They are well designed. I have Kaplhenke coilovers all the way around on my 744 but without any other bracing and stock sways. It does handle like a ferrari and is slammed to the ground.

I would like some bracing and perhaps some beefier sways myself. I have a TIG down here and you're welcome to come down here if you need things welded (fair charge). We have a lift here too, but you might have that covered.
Did you buy Duane's 744?
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Old 05-14-2012, 02:25 AM   #84
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hahahahahhaha, you got me!
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Old 03-28-2021, 10:48 PM   #85
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This car ended up behind a string of other projects. I've got the wild idea to get it setup for track days and am about to rekindle this effort.

I'm going to reach out to DNAsEqUeNcE and see if they're still working on these cars. Does anyone else have a shop or contact in the north Georgia\Atlanta area that would want to mess with frankenstein car like this?
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