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Old 06-23-2019, 10:23 AM   #26
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Looking good again! Nice drive shaft you’ve got there!
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Old 06-26-2019, 04:29 PM   #27
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Looking good again! Nice drive shaft youíve got there!
Thanks! It was only $300. I couldnít be more pleased!!
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Old 07-14-2019, 10:53 AM   #28
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Made progress last week. Finished putting the valve cover back on after putting in the ipd cam, all the accessories and belts back on put the hoses on, started to pour water in and the reservoir was cracked.

Just to check if the throw out bearing needed shimmed, cracked it up to move it back and forth right quick.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S-lxfo...ature=youtu.be

Iím on call this weekend, and have been getting hammered with calls, so sometime this week doing a test drive before I upgrade the 13c to a 16t.

My goal is driving and enjoying in a month.
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Old 08-25-2019, 06:30 PM   #29
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I did get to drive it to the gas station, discovered the crummy/semi skipping wasnít bad gas, did some digging and it was a shot fuel injector.

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Welded up the downpipe:

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And itís driving great, other than the rest of the punch list:

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Getting close to road worthy and going to mountainmeet!
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Old 08-26-2019, 10:17 PM   #30
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great work, thanks for the read.
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Old 09-11-2019, 08:38 AM   #31
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I took it out last weekend, despite having a few more odds and ends Iím very pleased with how itís turning out. I havenít turned up the boost yet because Iím not trying to blow it up before mountain meet.

https://www.facebook.com/85500318/po...426246?sfns=mo

I dropped it off at the detailer Monday to get a compound and polish, Iíll post before and after pics this weekend.
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Old 10-26-2019, 04:01 PM   #32
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So itís been a a while since my last update Iím really impressed with the before and after on the detailing, its not showroom but itís considerably less sloppy mechanics than it was.
Before:

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After:

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And since my last post mountain meet has come and went, hats off to Jared again for putting it on every year, it really is a blast. My car did what it usually does:

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Front driver side brake pin froze up, was a complete bitch to get unstuck. We eventually did though. At least my car looked good while breaking down.

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Since mountain meet I have autocrossed it and got a time 2 seconds better than my goal. With a best of 53.464. That was within a second of the current generation mustang gt and camero ss that was out there so I was ecstatic about that.

980-B5190-54-B5-412-B-8-D35-C33838-DC2182

https://www.facebook.com/85500318/po...639666?sfns=mo

Iíve also since then put a flame retardant shifter boot on and wired the line lock, Iím trying to get out to Atlanta dragway sometime in November to see what it will do in the quarter mile.

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Other than that me and little bit have been enjoying driving it and going to car shows every so often.

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Next on the docket is doing something more with the center console. I havenít quite decided how Iím going to tackle that. Iím also continuing to go back and forth on megasquirting it.
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Old 10-26-2019, 05:08 PM   #33
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Looks good. Didn't know we had another bricker so nearby! I'm in Spartanburg.
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Old 10-27-2019, 01:59 PM   #34
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Looks good. Didn't know we had another bricker so nearby! I'm in Spartanburg.
Badass. I can drop you a dm next time I go to cars and coffee or something like that.
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Old 10-28-2019, 08:55 AM   #35
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Looks good. Didn't know we had another bricker so nearby! I'm in Spartanburg.
What an awesome name for a village :D a buddy of mine lives in Asendorf ;)
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Old 11-05-2019, 07:44 AM   #36
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What spring rates did you go with front and rear?
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Old 11-16-2019, 03:42 PM   #37
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What spring rates did you go with front and rear?
450lbs front 350lbs rear.
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Old 11-23-2019, 04:18 PM   #38
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Stuck in a rut. I want to do a winter upgrade but I’m torn between putting an 8.8 in the rear or megasquirt. I’d like more tunability because I think there’s more in the motor than the 2.4 is going to give me. The 8.8 be nice because the lunchbox locker makes it understeer ridiculous because sometimes the rear wheels will not unlock and it just plows. I am leaning more megasquirt. Thoughts? Ideas?

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Old 11-29-2019, 01:41 PM   #39
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Stuck in a rut. I want to do a winter upgrade but Iím torn between putting an 8.8 in the rear or megasquirt. Iíd like more tunability because I think thereís more in the motor than the 2.4 is going to give me. The 8.8 be nice because the lunchbox locker makes it understeer ridiculous because sometimes the rear wheels will not unlock and it just plows. I am leaning more megasquirt. Thoughts? Ideas?
IMO, do the rear first because then you'll have the hardware to support the added power potential of MS.
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Old 02-15-2020, 06:54 PM   #40
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So I dropped the trans to have a new slip yoke bushing installed because it leaks a quart of fluid every 2 weeks. Pulled the turbo off today sured up the makeshift wastegate bracket. Didn’t take pictures of **** so it may or may not have really happened. I’m gonna take Friday off to put the trans back in, FINALLY replace the brake pins, and do some tuning before the Charlotte autocross. I also bought the plug n play microsquirt but haven’t got around to installing it, gonna do that in March.
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