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Old 05-21-2017, 12:14 PM   #26
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Build a leak tester using pvc cap from the plumbing section and a tire stem.
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Old 05-21-2017, 12:21 PM   #27
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Build a leak tester using pvc cap from the plumbing section and a tire stem.
cheapest way and it works great.
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Old 05-21-2017, 09:18 PM   #28
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That's what I had in mind and it worked well. got all the leaks taken care of! It builds 20psi no problem, which is a problem within itself. Seems the wastegate can't keep up.
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Old 09-17-2017, 03:03 PM   #29
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While this setup has been fun for the summer, it's time to move on to bigger and better things!

I'll be ditching the T5 in favor of a TH400 since I don't think the T5 is going to like the new power goals. I'm really torn between keeping the redblock and just swapping in an I6 whiteblock. I'll be shooting for ~450-500whp next spring. I'll have to do more research on how well the B230 will withstand that power.

I have a MS3pro Ultimate ECU sitting on my desk, which will be plenty for either engine I decide to go with. Rear end will be swapped for a beefier unit as well, however I'm still undecided on which I will use.

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Old 08-07-2018, 05:29 PM   #30
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It's put back together again! Really lost interest in this thing over the past few months, but it feels great to see it rolling again! Just a stock redblock and M47 for now while I figure out the whiteblock swap.

Added some ATS brakes, 25/25 sways, E-code headlights, and new wheels. 17x8/9 et2 BBS LM with 235/40R17 Federal SS-595 rubber. Cut 2 coils out of the front, and 0 rear. Really needs coilovers to sit right, but it handles surprisingly well right now.





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Old 08-07-2018, 07:22 PM   #31
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Really nice looking car. Brakes definitely fill up the wheel.

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Old 08-07-2018, 09:45 PM   #32
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Lookin good!
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Old 08-08-2018, 12:16 AM   #33
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What's the name/manufacturer of those white steelies? I've been looking for something like that in 5x108 for ages!
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Old 08-08-2018, 12:26 AM   #34
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What's the name/manufacturer of those white steelies? I've been looking for something like that in 5x108 for ages!
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Old 08-14-2018, 01:22 PM   #35
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I really like the look of this car
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:31 PM   #36
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TH400 makes me sad... TKO would hold up.
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Old 08-14-2018, 04:44 PM   #37
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TH400 makes me sad... TKO would hold up.
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Old 08-14-2018, 04:52 PM   #38
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TH400 makes me sad... TKO would hold up.
You're not wrong, but I will be going for more of a street\strip car, and consistently rowing gears down the 1320 is a challenge. I'd like to pick up a 242 eventually and make it handle well.
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