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aussiesmg SuperDork
4/2/11 8:36 a.m.

It is alive


sachilles Dork
4/2/11 8:48 a.m.

That link doesn't work, think you need to enable sharing on photobucket and get the link from that.

aussiesmg SuperDork
4/2/11 8:52 a.m.

Fixed, that took me a while, damned newfangled electrickery

sachilles Dork
4/2/11 9:01 a.m.

Yup, works for me now. Looks good!

vazbmw Reader
4/2/11 11:25 a.m.

In reply to aussiesmg:


NewEdgePerf New Reader
4/2/11 7:54 p.m.

Congrats on your project! Do you have any idea of what that car will weigh when it is completed?

Tony D

Curmudgeon SuperDork
4/2/11 8:20 p.m.


MrJoshua SuperDork
4/2/11 8:59 p.m.

Your idle is all lumpy, I think you lost an apex seal.

aussiesmg SuperDork
4/2/11 10:30 p.m.

Weight is 20lbs more than it was stock with AC and PS. Expect 300+hp and 350ft lbs with the same redline at 7000 rpm. Goes to the dyno soon.

My goal was to try to be the same weight as stock. I'm not done yet.

MrJoshua that made me lol.

clutchsmoke New Reader
4/3/11 6:25 p.m.

Awesome. Looking good!

I WILL have a V8 FC one day.

Javelin GRM+ Memberand SuperDork
4/3/11 7:22 p.m.

Oh my yes! That is excellent!

AngryCorvair SuperDork
4/4/11 7:26 a.m.

is that a challenge car?

pinchvalve SuperDork
4/4/11 7:30 a.m.

Big Engine. Small Car. My favorite recipe for a car!

stan SuperDork
4/4/11 8:28 a.m.


Did you post that on Ohio Rotaries yet??

Derick Freese
Derick Freese Dork
4/4/11 11:57 a.m.
aussiesmg wrote: MrJoshua that made me lol.

He's such a bad influence.

4cylndrfury SuperDork
4/4/11 12:39 p.m.


aussiesmg SuperDork
4/4/11 6:18 p.m.
stan wrote: Cool. Did you post that on Ohio Rotaries yet??

No I haven't posted it up yet Stan

AngryCorvair wrote: is that a challenge car?

Oh hell no, the damned heads cost about the challenge budget lol.

aussiesmg SuperDork
1/28/12 3:24 p.m.

Dynoed the car today, made 309.4 hp and 322ft lbs. Pics and video coming

pres589 Dork
1/28/12 3:31 p.m.

What's the basic ingredients list on this 302? I like those numbers.

Javelin GRM+ Memberand SuperDork
1/28/12 4:55 p.m.
aussiesmg wrote: Dynoed tbe car today, made 309.4 hp and 322ft lbs. Pics and video coming

Those are great numbers!! Weight?

aussiesmg SuperDork
1/28/12 8:32 p.m.

93 5.0 stock bottom end, Trick Flow aluminum heads and roller rockers, Holley systemax II, light flywheel, BBK longtube headers, Milodon 7 quart pan and pick up, 70mm MAF, E 303 cam, remote oil filter and RX7 cooler, aluminum radiator, electric fans, is what I recall right now.

Weight of the car is about stock, with the 5.0. without AC the car is within 20lbs of stock, but 3x the HP and 4x the torque.

This is a road car with a full interior and a stereo.

Strike_Zero Dork
1/28/12 9:39 p.m.
aussiesmg wrote: Dynoed tbe car today, made 309.4 hp and 322ft lbs. Pics and video coming

Oh that's nice right there . . .

stan SuperDork
1/28/12 9:56 p.m.

Looking forward to the pics and video!

pres589 Dork
1/29/12 12:46 a.m.

In reply to aussiesmg:

Nice. How are you tuning this, Tweecer? MS? I wish there were more intakes that weighed less, the 5.0 intakes are all so huge unless the Comp Cams plastic box is used, and that thing has no runner length save for what's in the lower intake that it's said to kill torque. Would like to start work assembling a replacement 5.0 for my Mustang in a year or so and looking for ideas.

aussiesmg SuperDork
1/29/12 7:56 a.m.

I wanted a simple system, so the guy I went to not only dynos the car but re writes the factory computer's chip to work with the engine you have in the car. Yes, a simple rewritten chip.

My plan is to spend time driving it, not tuning it.

The systemax II works pretty well, but it does increase your engine height.

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