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  1. B E N liked Novi347's post in the topic Pony down performance.

    Update: After zero responses from Jeff, I filed a claim against him and the decision went my way. After paying him over $6k, a...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 8:58 AM
  2. B E N liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    Front exhaust benefit: It will drive right up onto the big trailer without the need for any jack shenanigans or hanging up. Yesterday I...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 8:58 AM
  3. B E N replied to the thread Non intercooler setup.

    EFI or carburetor? How much boost? If the turbo isn't undersized it could be fine. I think an intercooler is always a good idea, fox...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 8:55 AM
  4. BBR liked silver82GT's post in the topic 82GT with 351W SBE PT8285.

    This is how the backup engine looks now. All the parts are cleaned and ready for reassembly. The only thing I am debating is whether to...

    IMG_2019.jpg Jun 20, 2024 at 7:43 AM
  5. Pro-SC liked silver82GT's post in the topic 82GT with 351W SBE PT8285.

    This is how the backup engine looks now. All the parts are cleaned and ready for reassembly. The only thing I am debating is whether to...

    IMG_2019.jpg Jun 20, 2024 at 3:29 AM
  6. silver82GT attached a file to the thread 82GT with 351W SBE PT8285.

    This is how the backup engine looks now. All the parts are cleaned and ready for reassembly. The only thing I am debating is whether to...

    IMG_2019.jpg Jun 19, 2024 at 10:19 PM
  7. silver82GT liked mld54's post in the topic Sniper EFI.

    I have a DC Control controlling the fan speed by temperature, I also have a 75 amp Bosch relay wired in parallel and controlled by my...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 8:46 PM
  8. tbird replied to the thread Mercury Comet that I wasn't looking for.

    I like the bottom one.

    Jun 19, 2024 at 10:47 AM
  9. BBR replied to the thread The 83GT... back to BBF.

    Front exhaust benefit: It will drive right up onto the big trailer without the need for any jack shenanigans or hanging up. Yesterday I...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 10:20 AM
  10. B E N liked blue-boost's post in the topic And I'm back.

    Getting close. Car has electrical power in all the right places. Next week will probably be first startup. The small handheld is held on...

    20240616_155921.jpg Jun 19, 2024 at 9:12 AM
  11. Briansshop liked Forcefed86's post in the topic turbo size for 302 gmc six.

    Most T4 60*ish mm turbos should get ya ballpark. If you want it really responsive without RPM, go small. The T4 GT3582 would prob be...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 6:00 PM
  12. tbird liked Forcefed86's post in the topic turbo size for 302 gmc six.

    Most T4 60*ish mm turbos should get ya ballpark. If you want it really responsive without RPM, go small. The T4 GT3582 would prob be...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 3:58 PM
  13. blue-boost attached a file to the thread And I'm back.

    Getting close. Car has electrical power in all the right places. Next week will probably be first startup. The small handheld is held on...

    20240616_155921.jpg Jun 18, 2024 at 12:25 PM
  14. Forcefed86 replied to the thread turbo size for 302 gmc six.

    Most T4 60*ish mm turbos should get ya ballpark. If you want it really responsive without RPM, go small. The T4 GT3582 would prob be...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 9:57 AM
  15. B E N liked Forcefed86's post in the topic Suzuki DR650 with IHI RHB5 and blow-through stock BST40 Mikuni.

    You need to do a lot more research. You can’t run a gravity fed system with a blow through carb. In order for their to be flow, you need...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 9:51 AM
  16. Forcefed86 replied to the thread Suzuki DR650 with IHI RHB5 and blow-through stock BST40 Mikuni.

    You need to do a lot more research. You can’t run a gravity fed system with a blow through carb. In order for their to be flow, you need...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 9:51 AM
  17. tbird liked 300 turbo's post in the topic Boosted 428 Gen 3 Hemi.

    Only 5 ° total on that low boost level is probably slowing down power . Doesn't sound right, should be more like 20-30 degrees . Try to...

    Jun 17, 2024 at 11:47 AM
  18. tbird replied to the thread Boosted 428 Gen 3 Hemi.

    definetly way low on timing with 5 psi. Buddy with a 392 stick combo, s480 x 96 1.32 ar turbine will start making boost at 2000 rpm.

    Jun 17, 2024 at 11:47 AM
  19. tbird liked B E N's post in the topic turbo size for 302 gmc six.

    Depends a little on the power goals, but something around an s362 would probably work pretty well on the street.

    Jun 17, 2024 at 11:43 AM
  20. B E N replied to the thread Suzuki DR650 with IHI RHB5 and blow-through stock BST40 Mikuni.

    1: You will have to tune it after you get it boosted. A wideband is a good idea. I would put the carb in a box, and figure out how you...

    Jun 17, 2024 at 11:08 AM
  21. B E N liked Russell's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    The drag week trailer I built in 2018 and totaled in 2019 started as a Northern Tool trailer, same just black and was in stock the day I...

    Jun 17, 2024 at 10:55 AM
  22. B E N liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    HFT trailer, extended tongue, mid-size pickup toolbox. Ramps slide in upsidedown, jack stores between them. Slicks ride on the back...

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  23. B E N replied to the thread turbo size for 302 gmc six.

    Depends a little on the power goals, but something around an s362 would probably work pretty well on the street.

    Jun 17, 2024 at 10:52 AM
  24. tbird liked B E N's post in the topic blow through or draw through.

    Blow through, then you can use any turbo you want and don't have to mess with carbon seals.

    Jun 17, 2024 at 9:38 AM
  25. tbird liked 72gts's post in the topic 72 Torino GTS single rear mount Now a 7265 T4.

    The last thing I'm gonna do is swap out the MSD Atomic for a brand new Holley Sniper X-Flow (1375hp) that I got a few weeks ago. I...

    Jun 17, 2024 at 9:37 AM
  26. B E N replied to the thread blow through or draw through.

    Blow through, then you can use any turbo you want and don't have to mess with carbon seals.

    Jun 17, 2024 at 9:01 AM
  27. nxcoupe liked Russell's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    The drag week trailer I built in 2018 and totaled in 2019 started as a Northern Tool trailer, same just black and was in stock the day I...

    Jun 16, 2024 at 11:55 PM
  28. nxcoupe liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    I've never weighed the tongue weight. It's not a whole lot. You can lift the tongue off the hitch when loaded and set it on the...

    Jun 16, 2024 at 11:55 PM
  29. BBR replied to the thread The 83GT... back to BBF.

    I've never weighed the tongue weight. It's not a whole lot. You can lift the tongue off the hitch when loaded and set it on the...

    Jun 16, 2024 at 9:05 PM
  30. nxcoupe replied to the thread The 83GT... back to BBF.

    Thanks! Now, how much tongue weight does that have and do you make any adjustments to your rear suspension to accommodate the extra...

    Jun 16, 2024 at 3:57 PM
  31. nxcoupe liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    HFT trailer, extended tongue, mid-size pickup toolbox. Ramps slide in upsidedown, jack stores between them. Slicks ride on the back...

    20200618_180908.jpg 20200521_204358.jpg 20200307_135546.jpg 20200621_160059.jpg 20200629_120016.jpg Jun 16, 2024 at 3:56 PM
  32. BBR attached a file to the thread The 83GT... back to BBF.

    HFT trailer, extended tongue, mid-size pickup toolbox. Ramps slide in upsidedown, jack stores between them. Slicks ride on the back...

    20200618_180908.jpg 20200521_204358.jpg 20200307_135546.jpg 20200621_160059.jpg 20200629_120016.jpg Jun 16, 2024 at 12:54 PM
  33. B E N liked Briansshop's post in the topic 65 Falcon to 62 Fairlane.

    69 Austin America. Plan is a chassis and V8/TKO. Not sure on the exact details yet,it'll be a while before I get on it.

    Jun 16, 2024 at 8:30 AM
  34. B E N liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    So for those keeping score, the head/cam change dropped around a full second off this car's ET in Amarillo. Maybe more once I get a...

    20240615_143503.jpg Jun 16, 2024 at 8:29 AM
  35. Pro-SC liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    Finally got it out to the track! But first, if you want 77 jets in it, don't put 71's in by mistake! I left the shop and the car was...

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  36. nxcoupe liked 72gts's post in the topic 72 Torino GTS single rear mount Now a 7265 T4.

    It's a really nice turbo with a really high build quality in my opinion although I'm no expert. It is the biggest frame that will fit...

    Jun 16, 2024 at 7:41 AM
  37. nxcoupe liked 72gts's post in the topic 72 Torino GTS single rear mount Now a 7265 T4.

    The last thing I'm gonna do is swap out the MSD Atomic for a brand new Holley Sniper X-Flow (1375hp) that I got a few weeks ago. I...

    Jun 16, 2024 at 7:40 AM
  38. nxcoupe liked 72gts's post in the topic 72 Torino GTS single rear mount Now a 7265 T4.

    Well March arrived and everything was installed and tuned on the street and data logs looked good but she still ran like crap. I...

    20240609_074910.jpg Jun 16, 2024 at 7:39 AM
  39. BBR liked nxcoupe's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    Hooe you get it back together quickly and cheaply. Can you post pics of how you transport your trailer and car on the car trailer and...

    Jun 15, 2024 at 11:26 PM
  40. nxcoupe replied to the thread The 83GT... back to BBF.

    Hooe you get it back together quickly and cheaply. Can you post pics of how you transport your trailer and car on the car trailer and...

    Jun 15, 2024 at 10:24 PM
  41. nxcoupe liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    So for those keeping score, the head/cam change dropped around a full second off this car's ET in Amarillo. Maybe more once I get a...

    20240615_143503.jpg Jun 15, 2024 at 10:21 PM
  42. nxcoupe liked BBR's post in the topic The 83GT... back to BBF.

    Finally got it out to the track! But first, if you want 77 jets in it, don't put 71's in by mistake! I left the shop and the car was...

    Snapchat-1856858957.jpg 20240614_203906.jpg Jun 15, 2024 at 10:21 PM
  43. nxcoupe liked silver82GT's post in the topic 82GT with 351W SBE PT8285.

    I got the machine shop to deck the block, line hone for main studs, hone the cylinders, install ARP rod bolts and resize the rods. I put...

    Jun 15, 2024 at 10:18 PM
  44. nxcoupe liked silver82GT's post in the topic 82GT with 351W SBE PT8285.

    I got the engine pulled out on Tuesday. The bearings don't look too bad on the caps I pulled but it is tough to tell with these aluminum...

    IMG_2016.jpg Jun 15, 2024 at 10:17 PM
  45. nxcoupe replied to the thread Mercury Comet that I wasn't looking for.

    The red looks cool and year correct.

    Jun 15, 2024 at 10:16 PM
  46. BBR attached a file to the thread The 83GT... back to BBF.

    So for those keeping score, the head/cam change dropped around a full second off this car's ET in Amarillo. Maybe more once I get a...

    20240615_143503.jpg Jun 15, 2024 at 8:07 PM
  47. gearheadib has a new avatar.

    Jun 15, 2024 at 2:54 PM
  48. Briansshop replied to the thread 65 Falcon to 62 Fairlane.

    69 Austin America. Plan is a chassis and V8/TKO. Not sure on the exact details yet,it'll be a while before I get on it.

    Jun 15, 2024 at 9:57 AM
  49. Briansshop replied to the thread 65 Falcon to 62 Fairlane.

    Ugly is cool now! That reminds me,didn't post my next project here. My Son found it online,showed me and I had to grab it. [img] [img]

    Jun 15, 2024 at 9:51 AM
  50. Briansshop liked mld54's post in the topic 65 Falcon to 62 Fairlane.

    I didn't like that body style at all when I was young, now it's awesome. The car looks great Brian.

    Jun 15, 2024 at 9:38 AM
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