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Old 05-17-2008, 03:39 PM
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Default Boost gauge is no longer a vacuum gauge.

So thats it boys and girls, I am officially boosted. Put in the IC pipes today and took her for a spin, with a quick stop through a gas station.

All I gotta say is - Holy ******* ****. I gave it like 30% throttle out of my garage and it went into boost; I almost pissed myself.

Video of me just revving.


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You guys helped me realize a goal that I set out for myself and taught me something that I would have no other way of learning. I am a person that always completes the journeys he sets out on and without you along side me this would have not been possible.

I cannot find the words to express the gratitude I have to this forum and the people who make up its colorful community. I do have only one regret, and that is that we dont all live closer to one another. Good people are few and far, and if we were living closer things would be even better. I hope that one day I can do for some of you what you have done for me, especially you Chad, who I consider a brother.

Thanks Everyone. I love you guys.

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I smell the love. Nice work. Your video isn't coming up though.

Next dyno day in Newark, DE is where you're gonna have to go, right?
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Fixed the video. Good work putting the car together Sam. Pretty awesome you'll be able to enjoy it all summer now.

So did you go for a drive and get some highway acceleration or what?
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Originally Posted by cjernigan View Post
Fixed the video. Good work putting the car together Sam. Pretty awesome you'll be able to enjoy it all summer now.

So did you go for a drive and get some highway acceleration or what?
BUT OF COURSE.

It was awesome.
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good to hear... glad you finally got it up and running.
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How do we know that's his car?

Congrats Sam! The trail of your posts over the last year will be a great source of info for many noobs to come. You are planning on sticking around here right?
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Originally Posted by jasonrobo02 View Post
How do we know that's his car?

Congrats Sam! The trail of your posts over the last year will be a great source of info for many noobs to come. You are planning on sticking around here right?
Only if you'll have me.

I think I may finally have time to sit down and compile that FAQ i have been talking about.

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Sam: we love you too!

Nice job! Now show us some pics with your car running!
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Good job! I sooo can't wait, getting close!
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Congratulations, it was great reading the excitement in your post. I remember the first time I took mine out after installing the turbo, I was stunned at how it transformed the car.
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Originally Posted by Saml01 View Post
I do have only one regret, and that is that we dont all live closer to one another. Good people are few and far, and if we were living closer things would be even better.
translation: why the hell do you moronz still live on the east coast

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Saaaaaaam, congrats man!!! Great job!!!
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Congrats dude! I remember my first time also. Had a huge smile from ear to ear.
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It is really something else.

My father doesn't understand why I need the power, all he said to me when I took him for a ride is why im slamming my gears. Turns out he thought the BOV was my transmission. Otherwise he was proud I finished what I started.

My mechanic stopped by, he was speechless except for two words "pretty lively".

My mother said "SLOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWW DOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWNNNN!!!!!!!!!!".
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Way to go, my NY brother! Congrats.

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Congrats man!!! I just went turbo too, but still messing around and doing the finishing touches. Video's will come...
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I cant wait to get turbo'd. I will have a kit sooner or later and I cant wait. Congrats on your set up!
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Hey man congrats! The first drive is always amazing. Enjoy it everyday you can!

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My boost comes on harder then any hooker Hustler has ever been with.

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Congrats man!
I'm working on it too. Lay some rubber for me. Post some more videos!
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