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Old 03-28-2014, 08:12 AM   #101
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Did you stuff the entire manifold with packing peanuts? If not, Vlad has you beat there. I should have taken pictures.
The first box I got form Begi in 2007 was filled with packing peanuts. It sucked so badly trying to go through it and make sure I did not miss any small random bags of parts.
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:23 AM   #102
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you should have taken a video, Mike

almost spilled my coffee reading that post hahaha
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Old 03-28-2014, 02:24 PM   #103
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Canyon, I've hit a delay on the engine build.

Trackspeed cannot get the engine shipped before early to mid april (from early March). As a result, I'm delayed 1-1.5months on my build.

I'll give you 2 weeks notice when I have it together. I'm trying to hurry it up as much as possible, but not having the engine here kind of slows down the whole build a lot.
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Old 03-30-2014, 04:19 AM   #104
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I'm pretty excited, gotta admit. Not sure why this hasn't been done yet.

I was wondering on how we could go about extending the short runners on the vics manifold but not the long runners, perhaps some sort of spacer in a wedge shape? Of course than we have the issue of the tbody moving..
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I am in for results! Real dyno testing is worth more than all the bench racing in the world

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Old 04-02-2014, 09:27 AM   #106
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Will you be using an electronic actuator to operate the vics runner?
Maybe I'm missing something, but the vacuum operated actuator won't work so well under boost - which could/would explain why I didn't see **** on the dyno.
I'll have to go back and look at the vacuum routing again, once the engine is all back together.
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Will you be using an electronic actuator to operate the vics butterfly plates?
Maybe I'm missing something, but the vacuum operated actuator won't work so well under boost - which could/would explain why I didn't see **** on the dyno.
I'll have to go back and look at the vacuum routing again, once the engine is all back together.
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The manifold has a vac chamber with a check valve built into the manifold. Even N/A the car isnt making any vacuum at full throttle.
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Old 04-02-2014, 09:42 AM   #108
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It's confirmed, I'm an idiot. Bet that's not the only thing I'm missing either.
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Old 04-05-2014, 06:29 PM   #109
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Got a "surprise" package from Pinky today. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves:










So, uh...


Apparently Pinky really likes me.
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Old 04-05-2014, 06:47 PM   #110
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Fantastic. Just fantastic.
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What the ****?!? They ruined my box!
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For reals.. It looks like they opened it and re-taped it a million damned times. Did the kitty sing Happy Birthday when the dick popped out???
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*******! Did they even re-set the spring-loaded ****, or did they just fold it the **** over???
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USPS doesnt have a sense of humor. Youre probably on a terrorist watch list now.
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Reminder to self, don't buy anything from pinky. A spring loaded ***** with a singing postcard? Wow. WOW!
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Thank you for posting this and props to both of ya. Very nice job on the packaging.
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*******! Did they even re-set the spring-loaded ****, or did they just fold it the **** over???
They folded it. Sadface. I'm pretty confident your packaging scheme offended someone, considering what they did to obscure the dicks. ;p
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They folded it. Sadface. I'm pretty confident your packaging scheme offended someone, considering what they did to obscure the dicks. ;p
Win.
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Well, it WAS a masterpiece of art and engineering when it left here. Leave it to UPS to ****-block my bid to be the Official MT Rude Packaging Czar. This video was shot just before we added the pop-out Kitty that meows "Happy Birthday".

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