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Old 04-14-2011, 06:23 PM   #261
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Has anybody actually ever seen it happen?
Not that I know of. I ran for 60k miles without a cover and drove across the country.
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Has anybody actually ever seen it happen?
To my focus no, but I have seen it happen.
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If you take the bottom cover off, you're dumb...not running a top cover really shouldn't be an issue.
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:46 PM   #264
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Lots of electric issues, alt is not charging, cable is inadequate, bought another alt and did the same. When installing the second pump, for some reason the gauges are not working correctly. Fernando manage to get 350hp without retarding time or setting cams degree, it's got potential but have to resolve the issues first.
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Lots of electric issues, alt is not charging, cable is inadequate, bought another alt and did the same. When installing the second pump, for some reason the gauges are not working correctly. Fernando manage to get 350hp without retarding time or setting cams degree, it's got potential but have to resolve the issues first.
It`s always something. Cant ever just up and run great. But you will get her. Good luck tomorrow.
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I think this car will make around 380-420 on pump gas at 20psi once all the issues are fix.

The car made 350 at 18-19psi with low timing so we would see whenever is fixed.

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It`s always something. Cant ever just up and run great. But you will get her. Good luck tomorrow.
Murphy's law!! Is not going to be tomorrow, have to do couple of things first and make sure of the damn alternator, bought a Bosch 220 output just to make sure and it was throwing the batt light on, change the regulator light went out but turn on in the dyno, while in there bought another new one, that either. Now to exchange the main cables an assure all grounds.

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If you take the bottom cover off, you're dumb...not running a top cover really shouldn't be an issue.
LOL got 30k miles on my car with no bottom cover and no top cover.

Sucks about the electrical issues man
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I think this car will make around 380-420 on pump gas at 20psi once all the issues are fix.

The car made 350 at 18-19psi with low timing so we would see whenever is fixed.

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Murphy's law!! Is not going to be tomorrow, have to do couple of things first and make sure of the damn alternator, bought a Bosch 220 output just to make sure and it was throwing the batt light on, change the regulator light went out but turn on in the dyno, while in there bought another new one, that either. Now to exchange the main cables an assure all grounds.

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