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Old 12-23-2012, 01:51 PM   #31
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Not in it for reliability I take it?
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:08 PM   #32
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Not in it for reliability I take it?
obviously you know nothing about the dodge Turbo II drivetrain...

Let me just list a few specs here.... and just an fyi, shelby used these motors for the late 80's Shelby dodge cars

-Forged crank proven up to just under 1000 hp
-Forged rods proven to over 600 hp
-Mahle pistons capable of 300 hp reliably
-Stephane Beauregard ran 8.9 in the pro fwd class on the single cam 8v head
-you can do a hybrid head setup from a neon 2.0 and make 325hp to the wheels with 15 lbs boost and a 3 inch exhaust... everything else totally stock.

My dad daily drives an 85 dodge omni with a 2.5 single cam motor that puts 394 hp, 423tq to the wheels at 25lbs of boost, and runs 11.3 on the 1/4 mile with tons of wheel spin because he refuses to go with a bigger slick so he can keep the big brakes. Oh, and it has full interior, a/c, and cruise control. To smog it, he puts the cat back on, and it smogs like a new car... usually at about 5%-10% of the allowable emissions.

All of the work except for boring the block .020 over, and regrinding the rod ends for bigger pins, is dont by him. Tuning, porting, valve seat grinding... he even rebuilds his own turbo, which is a $100 ebay turbo that he machined and put garrett internals into. The factory computer is fully programmable if you socket the eprom on the board. Feel free to come by the house any time, and we'll give you a ride in it. I'ts a hoot.

Oh, and it has had easily 200 passes on it since last rebuild.. maybe more...
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:16 PM   #33
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Oh yah, Forgot to mention the car was in Sport Compact magazine, and Mopars at the Strip has used his car for the Sport Compact race class picture for the last 5 years lol

We drive the car 380 miles to Las Vegas, put slicks on it, qualify about 2 hours after we get there, take the slicks off, and drive it back to the hotel lol. Lots of the v8 guys absolutely hate this car.

http://www.matslv.com/2007/drag_race.shtml#10
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:30 PM   #34
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Lots of qualitywork there.
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:07 AM   #35
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I'm rebuilding the engine in the focus I just bought it had little to no compression in the number 4 cyl, after dissassembly I found the compression ring on the piston to be stuck in from carbon, upon reassembly I realized the main and rod bolts are torque to yield so now I'm stopped looking for the rod and main bolts, I purchased a extra engine thinking I might need it for the parts, turns out my engine is completely rebuildable and the one I bought had a bad rod bearing in number 1 cyl

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Old 01-14-2013, 01:12 AM   #36
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I edited your post, no selling outside the BST area per the rules HERE
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Old 03-27-2013, 09:23 AM   #37
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Ive destroyed to many 1st gen dsm turbo manifolds from diy porting. Tolerances are just to tight for diy porting (my opinion). After the 4th or 5th manifold i took it to a pro. Took me awhile to find one who would let me get my hands dirty with em. But found one and learned a lot. Flow testing is a must for max gains. I recomend light porting for the diy. Just port to match up to your gaskets. For big n/a gains displacement is key. Stroking is slways nice for the low end torque. Stroked my 4g63 to 2.3 and turbo reached full boost 2500 rpms sooner. You even thinking about trying to keep up with the F/I cobra? If so i believe custom work is gonna be needed. And your gonna need to buy a trailor to tow it to the track.
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