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Old 03-01-2019, 03:42 PM   #31
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We are getting real close here. With the under hood near complete..



we can now work on getting the intercooler setup. It will go right here..



We are dumping most of the plastics that directed the airflow into the radiator and condenser. A&A supplies these aluminum pieces to direct the airflow behind the intercooler..



And here we are with the intercooler installed..



While most of the air that comes into the front of this car will be forced through the intercooler there is still some space on the sides to allow fresh air into the radiator and condenser and for the engine to breathe. We are waiting on a boost hose before the fascia can go back on. we are also waiting on brake line fittings and a relay so we are going to pause on this for the weekend.
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The converter came back to us today with an extra bead of weld around it meaning it has been opened..



and installed on the transmission..



Florida Torque Converter is a great company. To think that any body or any thing in this world could be perfect is just nave. What happens when things go wrong is how we really get to know what a given company is worth. And in this situation, FTC stood up to the plate fast. And made things right quick. And proof of that can be seen right here..



I am proud that we do business with FTC. They are some great people. Going back together I like to insulate the trans cooler lines. On the C5, C6, and C7 corvettes the transmission is in the back and it's cooler inside the radiator. These long lines run along the torque tube and right above the exhaust. For this reason I insulate the cooler lines..



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Looking real good Wiz-master. That's a pretty converter. I've always used Vigilante, Yank or Edge but that's a pretty converter. Did you mention that it has 3 lockup clutches?

Oh, BTW, you owe me for keeping "HIM" occupied on another thread. You're welcome.

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Looking real good Wiz-master. That's a pretty converter. I've always used Vigilante, Yank or Edge but that's a pretty converter. Did you mention that it has 3 lockup clutches?

Oh, BTW, you owe me for keeping "HIM" occupied on another thread. You're welcome.
The More engine torque you feed into a torque converter the higher the internal pressure.
Its all covered on Grumpy's website under BBC thrust bearings .
Turbo 400 cited and theory.
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Looking real good Wiz-master. That's a pretty converter. I've always used Vigilante, Yank or Edge but that's a pretty converter. Did you mention that it has 3 lockup clutches?

Oh, BTW, you owe me for keeping "HIM" occupied on another thread. You're welcome.
I'm hoping to have this on the dyno by the week's end. I will post up pictures of the 3" dual exhaust without cats today.
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This morning we got the exhaust up and mounted. Just because pictures don't always show size correctly I took this picture..



dual 3" no cats. We are keeping the factory mufflers for this application because they are such awesome mufflers right from the factory..



These mufflers have vacuum secondaries that open under hard load and they bypass the baffling inside the muffler. A factory exhaust cutout. vacuum operated instead of electronic but faster working and better operation..



And here is the new exhaust..

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And here is the new exhaust..
Well now, it looks like it was made for it.
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Well now, it looks like it was made for it.
American Racing Headers(ARH) really makes a great product.
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Aside from insulating the trans cooler lines before the exhaust went up I insulated the top side of the tunnel closeout as well..



The flat plate is incredibly easy to cover..



Cutting out the holes so that the threads of the bolts don't get gummed up took a few minutes..

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Wiring and electrical on this job is light. We mounted a boost-a-pump and a fuel pump relay effectively creating the entire fuel pump power circuit away from the pins that love to expand under the fuse block..



And because we flipped the throttle body upside down, we need to extend 6 wires to reach across to the other side of the intake..

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We are getting close. Here is the engine with it's covers..



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That's a pretty slick ad. Kind o relevant to the thread if your looking to put 600 Horsepower engines in the wreckers. Well Done, Sir. Is your real name Allen Bradlet as in the relays and industrial logic?
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That's a pretty slick ad. Kind o relevant to the thread if your looking to put 600 Horsepower engines in the wreckers. Well Done, Sir. Is your real name Allen Bradlet as in the relays and industrial logic?
Another spammer bits the dust. Sometimes they get real creative with their ads
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... if your looking to put 600 Horsepower engines in the wreckers...
Yo. I am down for that. I have already done it to a Hummer H2:
https://www.superchargerforums.com/t...ummer-h2.7863/

It wasn't winning any races but sounded pretty cool, LSX376-B8 + procharger connected to a 6L80E:


Not too dissimilar from what we are doing here but with more forged internals and less weight.
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Back on topic the blow off valve(BOV) mounts directly in front of the passenger side front tire..



And here we are with the front fascia back on..



We are pretty much done under the hood..





We just have to plumb and wire in the line locs and get brake fluid in the car and then once running get the transmission filled and we are on to tuning. Videos and dyno results are coming.
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