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Old 08-14-2005, 09:44 PM   #1
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Many of you have been asking via PM'* what'* going on. Here it is in a nutshell:

1. Valve covers, exhaust manifolds, and LIM are all newly gasketed and torqued.
2. Thermostat and housing are on.
3. EGR bracket is on and torqued.
4. Engine hoist brackets torqued.

What'* happening right now:

1. All plugs and wires are being replaced.
2. Crossover and downpipe are being torqued.
3. Strut brace goes back on after plugs and wires.
4. EGR valve will go on as soon as I find that damn bolt!
5. Install new shrouds on fuel injectors.
6. Battery charging, inflating tires to spec.
7. Cleaning the trans drippage from Bone-Evil'* trans cooler install from the driveway.

What'* happening the rest of the week:

1. Drain the misc oil I've been dousing the valvetrain with for the last couple months and refill it.
2. Finish building the SC and mount it later in the week when the parts arrive.
3. Install intake and connect all vacuum lines.
4. Install SC/TB/Intake and SC cooling duct.
5. Install fuel pump fuse and belts, then start and idle.

At this point, it looks very much like the car is going to the tranny shop one week from tomorrow, Monday the 15th. If it hadn't been for Domestic Performance, it would have been much sooner. Other vendors have been just as bad, or excellent. Nothing really in between.
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What did you try to buy off Domestic Performance?
Anything special going on with the tranny rebuild??
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he tried to get a beefed up transmission through DP. The new tranny will be stronger, wont it bill?
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I don't think DP'* tranny ever existed. It wasn't the ASG, but 'something better'. There was also supposed to be an LSD.
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should I do it?

I think I need to...

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I don't think DP'* tranny ever existed. It wasn't the ASG, but 'something better'. There was also supposed to be an LSD.
i think your "bulletproof tranny" is advertised on their site.
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Here'* some pics, although I didn't shoot any with the top end mostly done yesterday.

LIM going together:



Ready to drop LIM into place and torque:
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Everything in and torqued. Kinda hard to see in the background, but at least the hood is up, right? You guys DO see the car there, don't you?
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thought you sold the honda?

anything special on the rebuild of the blower? what size pulley are you going to run?
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Honda is spoken for, just hasn't gone to the new home yet. I like to keep at least 2 running cars around.

Blower is going back on the car with a ported and polished outlet, polished inlet, and ported and polished throttle body. Coming back up on the road initially with the same 2.2" pulley as before. KR should be gone with all the LIM, EM, and blower porting.

Later this year, I'll finish building the hybrid. It'* a 93 housing with 95 rotors. Ported the same as this one (that donor unit will be here this week). At that point, I may have to step up to a 2.3 or 2.4 pulley. We'll see what the KR asks for. But it will have a higher VE, so won't have to spin as fast to achieve the same results, and hopefully won't require me to use an AFC controller, as I'm using my ported TB, stock 93 MAF sensor, and adjusted MAF tables in my Jet PCM. The whole goal is to get away with no AFC controller if possible.
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Is the jet PCM you have the Jet Stage 2 chip? how do you like the chip so far? I have one and am just waiting on exhaust, intake and t-stat to put it in.
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