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Old 05-04-2018, 10:59 AM   #106
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Turbo 400 is more compact.
Better fit into a C5.
Google.
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East Coast Supercharging makes the kit.
1500-3000 Hp guys use a Powerglide in C5-C6.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:04 AM   #107
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Best Turbo 400 cores dirt cheep to buy is from a Chevy 1 ton truck 2wd.
350 or 454.

Pontiac you want 1969-1971 original core.

4L80E you want from a 2wd 6.0 LS GMC Savana panel van.
Strong model.

All cost Free to $250 a good core.

Pontiac will cost up to $500 .
1969-1971 rare now. Hard to find.

Got all but 4L80E.
Had.
Should have kept 1.
Jeff got them for helping me out with Racing Trans Tech.
Gotta take care of the Pro Guys.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:13 AM   #108
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Ain't doin THAT on 87 octane
Sure you can but you'll just do it once.
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No Triptane.
You know what that stuff is.
Like Moonshine But Better.

180-200 Motor Ocatane.

All Racing gas came from WW2 Avaition Fuel.
I used to burn 115/145 Aviation gas in my car when I was stationed stateside. I'd sneak over to MCAS Cherry Point and fill the tank on a brand new 1967 Fairlane 500. 289 2bbl and all. The only downside was that when idling in traffic the fumes were maybe just a bit better than the tear gas room that we got to play in.

It's hard to look sexy to the girls at Jax Beach when your car is idling, eyes are watering, snot running down your nose and you're gagging. I miss those days. Every CO2 extinguisher was always empty once we learned that an extinguisher could chill a 6-pack right now.
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I used to burn 115/145 Aviation gas in my car when I was stationed stateside. I'd sneak over to MCAS Cherry Point and fill the tank on a brand new 1967 Fairlane 500. 289 2bbl and all. The only downside was that when idling in traffic the fumes were maybe just a bit better than the tear gas room that we got to play in.

It's hard to look sexy to the girls at Jax Beach when your car is idling, eyes are watering, snot running down your nose and you're gagging. I miss those days. Every CO2 extinguisher was always empty once we learned that an extinguisher could chill a 6-pack right now.
Happy Hotrod Memories.
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Y'all got E-85?

I had a buddy did an E-85 conversion and was running a pro-charger with a 4" belt.

E-85 has a high octane rating and a shit load cheaper than the race fuel I was running.

Ran hi 8's in a street legal fox body

Solid axle of course.
Yup e85 is a treat to tune because it is so damn forgiving on the ignition timing. You gotta try to get too happy with ignition timing on a motor running e85
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Old 05-04-2018, 04:51 PM   #112
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I used to burn 115/145 Aviation gas in my car when I was stationed stateside. I'd sneak over to MCAS Cherry Point and fill the tank on a brand new 1967 Fairlane 500. 289 2bbl and all. The only downside was that when idling in traffic the fumes were maybe just a bit better than the tear gas room that we got to play in.

It's hard to look sexy to the girls at Jax Beach when your car is idling, eyes are watering, snot running down your nose and you're gagging. I miss those days. Every CO2 extinguisher was always empty once we learned that an extinguisher could chill a 6-pack right now.
The thing about octane ratings is they change the tune requirements of your engine. to take a car that is setup to run 87, 89, or 93 and run it on just 106 is to force the motor to run retarded and as such rich. Octane slows down the combustion process. Higher octane is more of a controlled burn. So ignition timing needs to come up when it goes in.

Otherwise, you actually loose power going from the lower octane without tuning just because now the combustion is happening at a later rod angle. Race gas requires more timing for an improvement. If you would have just turned that distributor a touch you could have made all right.
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I got a PD blown LS7 to 19 degrees advance at 8psi at wide open throttle. That was with 4 gallons of 116 mixed in with 1/2 tank of 93 octane. And the knock sensors stayed quiet. That was quite the achievement and illustrated well to me the benefits of increasing octane. every 2 degrees I was adding was adding 20hp to the next dyno pull. It was incredible how far we got that LS7. This LS7 right here:
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I got a PD blown LS7 to 19 degrees advance at 8psi at wide open throttle. That was with 4 gallons of 116 mixed in with 1/2 tank of 93 octane. And the knock sensors stayed quiet. That was quite the achievement and illustrated well to me the benefits of increasing octane. every 2 degrees I was adding was adding 20hp to the next dyno pull. It was incredible how far we got that LS7. This LS7 right here:
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Torque and Hp look Good
Wiz.
Checked out the Supercharger thread.
Plenty for a Road Track Corvette to compete with.

If you want to dable in Drag Racing...Market its not enough today.
Like to be 850-1000 Hp.
Much is bragging rights.
Just to get the work.
Compete is another alltogether.
Shit has to stay together.
Cant pussy foot.
Of course Dodge & Ford there.
Even Ricers putting down 1000 Hp.

Tough for your shop.
You guys dont do custom Turbo installs.
Its true Race car fabrication work.
I dont see any kit doing the job right to get there.
Bigger is better.
Squeeze it in .
Or cut out and make room.
Fits then

Resto shop so opposite of what my Bud Crazy Ed and me do together in his garage with street race drag cars .
When work is there.
We make the work as clean as we can.
Fitting & 100% functional all we care about.
All custom fab & lots of Tig welding by Ed.
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Old 05-04-2018, 07:19 PM   #115
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I got a PD blown LS7 to 19 degrees advance at 8psi at wide open throttle. That was with 4 gallons of 116 mixed in with 1/2 tank of 93 octane. And the knock sensors stayed quiet. That was quite the achievement and illustrated well to me the benefits of increasing octane. every 2 degrees I was adding was adding 20hp to the next dyno pull. It was incredible how far we got that LS7. This LS7 right here:
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LS Has a medium sized piston bore size.
They Love Turbo Boost.
Easier to control the mechanical flame front propagation.
Same with a Pontiac V8.
Why Big Chief has such success with his 3000 Hp Twin Turbo Pontiac V8.
Smalllest cube engine out there.
Stays together.
No Detonation taking place to ruin it all and blow up the engine.
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Old 05-04-2018, 07:25 PM   #116
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Do crazy Boost levels Turbocharged.
E85.
Small bore engine.
You know Boost adds tremendous torque.
That means Lots of abundance of HP.

The head Efi tuner at the race shop last year.
I built his 1st gen Evo from a bare block.
On Test Drive we seen 44 psi Boost.
I was watching the boost guage riding shotgun.
Shifting at 8500 Rpm.
4 banger Evo.
Flying Evo.
Has ran 200 mph at Texas mile.
Put down almost 900 hp on the Mustang AWD Dyno Rollers.
Power to weight ratio there.
8 seconds if it could hookup.

Crazy Eds old 5.0 still faster.
Hooks and Books.
Ex Renegade 5.0 class race car.
True 8.40 ET.
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Maggie will wotk too.
Just have to Gap the Corvette Hood.
No other way.
The Supercharger has be Huge.
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We are over Magnuson. lol. We still love them and are a dealer but we started selling A&A supercharger kits that use vortech centri superchargers and they do a much better job at controlling iats. But we are trying to sell our first TT kit this year. I forget who we are pushing, I will find out the name for you on Monday.
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We are over Magnuson. lol. We still love them and are a dealer but we started selling A&A supercharger kits that use vortech centri superchargers and they do a much better job at controlling iats. But we are trying to sell our first TT kit this year. I forget who we are pushing, I will find out the name for you on Monday.
Ok.

Everyone wants pretty.
Its nice.
They have gottom so fast.....
When your up front street drag racing pretty does matter at night.
Can not see they pretty stuff.
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Old 05-04-2018, 08:21 PM   #120
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We are over Magnuson. lol. We still love them and are a dealer but we started selling A&A supercharger kits that use vortech centri superchargers and they do a much better job at controlling iats. But we are trying to sell our first TT kit this year. I forget who we are pushing, I will find out the name for you on Monday.
True Street Race is different from Drag at the track Wiz.
Car needs to handle.
Unprepped dirty roads.

Your boss probably does not want to go there.

2 best cars to have I think...

The Chevrolet Corvette.

The Pontiac Trans Am.
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