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Old 10-20-2008, 11:46 PM   #1
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Well, it only took 9 hours. But I got them in. I'm really feeling it now. Arms are killing me. Still need to run to the exhaust shop in the morning to have them clean up where I cut the exhaust to move it back 3 1/2 inches. I just didn't have a big enough welder and didn't have the room to do a good job. One of the guys in the shop next door helped up welding.

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Darn motor mount was in the way.
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This might explain why I was getting some shaking from time to time. The motor mount bolt was gone.
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I did find it laying on the frame and put it back.

The back was easy, the front was a royal PITA.
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Nice job Dan! Boo YA!!! LOL Great pics to.....Makes putting the new drive pulley on my lawntractor seem not such a chore tomorrow. So how does it sound?
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Sad to say I haven't been able to drive it. Just backed it in to the garage. But what I heard sounded sweet. I'm taking it for a spin down to slinger in the morning to pick up a set of heads. So I'm sure my evil foot might have to test it out a little bit. Got HP tuner coming so I can start tuning, and also have a 3.2" pulley to try out.
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It took about 2 hours to put my nitrous system in, and you know,....... I almost got dirty. I tried it out immediately . Later we took the car out and it ran great.
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how much hp does your car have?
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Need to get it tuned and dynoed. But a rough guess, perhaps 260 at the wheels, maybe a little more.
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nice! where are you located? i have a 2001 Camaro ss with 377 at the crank.
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oh nvm Wisconsin thats a hike
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Would it be wrong to say...."Bring the Maro by for a spin". I'd like to see what 377 feels like, gotta be a nice push back into the seat.
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It totally spins through 1st, Slices through second, and Grips in third around 4000 rpm. ( thats if i wanna stop spinning im just i can keep it going through 3rd...its a 6 speed...) After that you cant lift your head off the head rest until around 110 because of the force.. Its Brutal
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