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Old 12-04-2013, 12:38 PM   #81
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That packing job was epic. Do you happen to have a shot of the styrafoam support system I engineered for the manifold and turbo?

Notice the doubling up of the cardboard walls too...
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Epic indeed

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Old 12-04-2013, 01:26 PM   #83
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Do you have a masters in civil structural engineering... how you calculated the forces and triantulated impact factor of safety in crumple zones is fascinating. I would have never thought of placing the support where you placed.

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Notice the doubling up of the cardboard walls too...
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Old 12-04-2013, 02:26 PM   #84
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Bro, they don't just simply make you admin...
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Respect.
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Old 12-04-2013, 09:21 PM   #86
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No pony on the box Brain. I'm disappointed!!!
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:03 PM   #87
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I'm a serious seller, not a three year old
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Old 12-05-2013, 01:00 PM   #88
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You don't find being extremely creepy hilarious?
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You don't find being extremely creepy hilarious?
He prefers to stay seriously creepy, not hilariously creepy.
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Old 12-05-2013, 01:17 PM   #90
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I was hoping for cat pictures
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Old 12-11-2013, 12:32 AM   #91
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The friend who bought my 95 pushed the stock MSM clutch I installed to 200hp with a GT2554R BEGI kit before it started slipping.
My stock MSM clutch never slips. Dynojet was 213 rwhp.
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Old 06-11-2014, 02:16 PM   #92
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OP FINALLY DELIVERS!

Alright, this is going to be a rather large update. It has been some time since I have done anything to my car because I was incredibly busy. I taught 10th graders at a local middle school for three months and completed my final internship.



It was an amazing experience that I look back on constantly.

I then graduated from the University of South Florida with my degree in Secondary Social Science Education.



Due to all of this, I didn't want my car to be down. I held off on everything to make sure I could get back and forth to school everyday. I wasn't going to risk my degree over a turbo.

I then went on a trip to three cities. Boston, DC, and Nashville to experience American history first hand and party like crazy.





The trip was an absolute blast and something I will remember for the rest of my life. My Dad planned everything out and set me up for a vacation of a lifetime. I can't thank him enough.

Here is a picture of me in a bar in Nashville listening to a blues band. Mind you, I was very drunk that night.



Dapper, isn't it?


I got back from all of this and bought a KG works spoiler.... ooohhhh and aaaahhh




I then decided to install the turbo. I had to do it before the 15th because I'm finally moving out of the parents house. I wanted to have my toy ready so I wouldn't have to stress about it after.

It took 3 LONG HOT days to get this turbo in. As prepared as I thought I was; it still wasn't enough. Luckily I tapped my oil pan a week before so I wouldn't have to worry about that.




This car wouldn't be running if it wasn't for all the help in the local club. Shout out to Mr. Curry for all the help, space, and patience he had with me over the three days. He let me keep my car there and drive his car to work. Awesome guy.

The car runs ok as of right now. I'm not building boost as well as I would like and the car gets a little hot. But, it is running and driving! I'll try and get cooler, better pictures another time.


Good update I hope!



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Old 06-11-2014, 04:51 PM   #93
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Good for you man. Glad to see you got it done.
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Any progress on finding the missing boost pressure?
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very cool good for you man.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:21 PM   #97
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Any progress on finding the missing boost pressure?
no, not yet. I tightened most of the couplers down and it did nothing. Can't ness with the car for a while because I'm moving. Next week I'll try diagnosing it more.
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Last weekend was one more reason to hate your car
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cool **** dude.
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