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« Reply #135 on: February 18, 2017, 09:02:53 PM »

 PeelOut  (my cousin used to call that downshifting chirp a "compression patch" - as opposed to the regular peeling-out kind)
 Chug a Lug Chug a Lug Chug a Lug

Fantastic car - enjoy.

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« Reply #136 on: May 16, 2017, 06:39:55 PM »





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« Reply #137 on: May 16, 2017, 09:51:41 PM »

Incredible! Are you getting it sorted?

Love to see more pictures that aren't obstructed.  When you have time.   Chug a Lug

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« Reply #138 on: May 17, 2017, 04:15:31 AM »

That build is over the top. Absolutely Awesome!!!   PeelOut

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« Reply #139 on: May 17, 2017, 02:09:56 PM »

Yep, have put almost 800 miles on it recently.  Runs great.  2000 rpm at 80mph in 6th.  A couple small issues have been sorted out.  Going to have to go to an 18x9 front wheel.  Those 10.5s are just too wide for the front.  Also, it tends to backfire when downshifting for a stop.  Possibly the cutouts?  Thats annoying.  May have to replace the cutouts with an X pipe.  I'll shoot some pics soon, thanks!   


Incredible! Are you getting it sorted?

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« Reply #140 on: May 17, 2017, 07:06:46 PM »

Isn't backfiring a fuel/tune issue on a 5.0?

I know to dial in the best power curve on a Supercharged 5.4L I was willing to accept a little backfire on deceleration. Of course the flames out the tail end are kind of cool too.    Cheesy

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« Reply #141 on: May 20, 2017, 04:59:03 PM »

I've asked an experienced engine builder/racer and he says its most likely the cutouts.  Not sure if fire is shooting out but if it is...I may leave it as it is.    HeadSpin


Isn't backfiring a fuel/tune issue on a 5.0?

I know to dial in the best power curve on a Supercharged 5.4L I was willing to accept a little backfire on deceleration. Of course the flames out the tail end are kind of cool too.    Cheesy


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« Reply #142 on: May 20, 2017, 05:23:03 PM »

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oFzDVqvc5j4

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« Reply #143 on: May 23, 2017, 04:56:01 PM »

Hmm, if it shoots out flames, i would definitely keep it! 

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« Reply #144 on: July 19, 2017, 06:37:41 PM »

Photobucket ruined this thread.    Angry

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