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Old 05-19-2008, 09:32 PM   #21
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not cool enough i see...
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Old 05-19-2008, 10:22 PM   #22
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ghetto ******* fabulous....



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Old 05-19-2008, 10:59 PM   #23
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Should've half shafted that bad boy. Good enough though, better than no porting at all.
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Old 05-20-2008, 10:01 AM   #24
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I'm still working on it. It may not be pretty, but exactly, better than none at all. In the least I got rid of the lip just before the flapper.
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Old 05-20-2008, 07:32 PM   #25
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aiight, i think im done. removed more material and smoothed **** out. if i gain 2% more flow, that's 2% more flow.

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Basically here's where I removed:

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Old 05-20-2008, 07:52 PM   #26
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I guess you're never removing the butterfly valve....
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Aren't those rivets and not screws? I don't remember.
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Old 05-20-2008, 08:12 PM   #28
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they are screws. and i haven't removed a butterfly in 13 years since we owned our '93, why would i start now?
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Old 05-21-2008, 11:08 AM   #29
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you guys nothing about no DIY.
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Sexellent!

Great idea with the boost controller switch. I now must do that too.
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:30 PM   #31
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Fine.... Here:

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Old 05-25-2008, 09:57 AM   #32
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LOL @ the picture :-)

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yeah yeah. it's really just for rainy days and when my dad drives it. I can easily spool it to 10 pounds without trying at part throttle on the highway, and since my auto TB is still sitting on my dining table....
Things like boost control and shift lights start to make sense when you start making some serious power and the tacho needle has a tendency to move itself full sweep in a blink.

Can I steal that image Joe? (EDIT : this one (didn't see second page) http://img28.picoodle.com/img/img28/...Cm_47b041d.gif )

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Old 05-25-2008, 01:20 PM   #33
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here's what mine looks like, i still need to polish it...

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good boy! im doing the same as you already know
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Old 05-25-2008, 08:19 PM   #35
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It's in TPS finally working. I had to perform a few open heart surgeries on the TPS unit itself to get it to work. First the pins on the connector did not make contact to the wiper paths on the inside. Then the wiper brushes themselves needed to be readjusted. So far good. Now to play with TPS stuffs....launch, TPSdot, TPS boost, etc.
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good boy! im doing the same as you already know
hahaa sorry didn't mean to be a copycat its just that i already had it of my
engine and i just got a new dremmel so i went for it...
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Old 05-26-2008, 05:09 PM   #37
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Blah. I had it working this morning was able to play with launch control....then it stopped sending voltage again. I need to get a new TPS unit, my surgeries were unsuccessful it seems. the brushes are too fubared.

launch control is really fun btw.
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it sure damn is, glad you're playing with it now i will have to figure out a way to make a switch for my launch control.... wanna school me via PM brain?
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i figure if I keep the TPS switch at 75% or so I'll never activate it.
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Old 05-27-2008, 01:45 AM   #40
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well i heard you're suppose to run it according to the clutch switch on the car.... and with 100% on the floor with the clutch pedal down, you activate it...

what's weird when i do it is.... ALS activates when it wants to, which is weird. my foot's all the way down on the clutch and if i hold it for a while... ALS activates, and i can't deactivate it.... sorta why i want an actual switch i can flip now lol
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