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Old 05-07-2013, 10:56 PM   #51
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What a month it has been! I moved into my new home after nearly a year of owning it. Some much waiting when dealing with the V.A. At the same time Jim has installed the true 5-Lug conversion that Brenden (Aducarab) graciously sold me off his car. With a couple 9/16 spacers up front, fiddling with strut height and shaving a bit off the knuckle, this allows the 17x9 to fit nicely under the fender.

The next day, Jim and I waited for the flat bed to arrive. Thanks to the dispatcher he was an hour late. There was another car in tow and a motoped on the bed too. It took 6 hours to finally get my car in my garage; which should have taken just a little over an hour. I guess it was a good thing, because the rain pass and my car didn't get wet.

It took a good 45min to slowly get my car off the bed. That front lip is no joke, and not easy when the car can't be started. The driver took good care not to crack the carbon fiber.

New tires have been purchased to include Nitto 555R up front and Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 in the rear.

So what's next? Pretty obvious I guess.









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Old 05-07-2013, 11:15 PM   #52
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Why the heck not lol

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Old 05-08-2013, 12:30 AM   #53
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not the photoshop! not you time Mike
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Looks great!

Nice PS!
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:04 AM   #55
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Thanks and you're doing a hell of a job on your car.
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Old 05-08-2013, 07:20 PM   #56
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not the photoshop! not you time Mike
Not my time, you mean? What do you mean? lol

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Looks great!

Nice PS!
Thanks for the how-to!

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Thanks and you're doing a hell of a job on your car.
More like Jim. It sucks not bring able to work on it :(
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stupid auto correct. I meant not you as well
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:34 PM   #58
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hmmmmmmmm:

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Did you get it on the dyno yet mike?
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I know it's late, but my son needed some daddy, legos, cars, movies, & wrestling time first.

I had one hell of a weekend gents. There is a lot I could have not done if it wasn't for Jim, Chris, Casey, Jeremy, & Fernando; Not to forget Jeremy's friend and my family & friends back home in Illinois. I've been waiting since 2008 to make this happen. I snagged an injury, but didn't let it stop me to continue on!

It was a long first day. Fernando spent a good three hours troubleshooting my iTSX flasher with SCT. Luckly he comes prepared all the time and had a new one with him. After the swap, we were on our way; or so we thought. The eBoost 2 is by no means an easy boost controller and eventually disconnected it in favor of a simple manual one. Now we were on our way!

I honestly don't remember my final numbers for 93 octane @ 20psi, but it sure as hell still makes it an awesome car to compete with! 400 and some change. Going against recommendations from my helper Jim, I decided to risk it all and switch to race fuel. Most commonly referred to as c16, it is actually 117 octane, but leaded. I wasn't going to leave without seeing a 5 in the first of three digits!

The best part, is that if I had not become injured and stayed with a manual transmission, it is estimated I'd made a good 600+ whp.

My dyno graph magically disappeared, so it's a no show for now.

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On it's way to Jeremy's house of love, er straight love!

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Fernando received the short straw to install the A/R sensor. He got lost on the way in.





10 Gallons? What could possibly go wrong? Ask, Jeremy, he'll tell you about our little love cruise.



Getting smurfed! Not sure who enjoyed it more though.



Just a couple of shots Chris helped take.





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