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Old 05-27-2012, 01:10 AM   #1
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Parked Indefinite

Well here it sits. It's been my daily driver for the past couple years and I figured it's time to fix it up a little bit. My main goal is to do a twin turbo setup on it using a pair of holset hx35w's, but while it's off the road I plan to address the body and interior. I'm not sure how far I'll go with it but hopefully it doesn't snowball too much. Anyways, here's where it starts.





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Old 05-27-2012, 08:42 AM   #2
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Re: Parked Indefinite

that looks slow!
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Old 05-27-2012, 09:01 AM   #3
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This could get interesting...... What engine will you be running?
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Old 05-27-2012, 11:14 PM   #4
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This could get interesting...... What engine will you be running?
I'll be running the same engine that's currently in the truck for now. It's all stock as far I know.

I managed to get the front clip off the truck today as well as the old turbo setup. Almost ready to start planning out how I will run the twin setup. Here's some pics of the progress




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Old 05-27-2012, 11:26 PM   #5
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Twin turbos and 3 on the tree? That is definitely unique! Lol
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Old 05-28-2012, 09:49 PM   #6
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Awesome!!!
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:10 PM   #7
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Teach me your ways. Carb + turbo scares me.

lol.

Sounds like a fun project.
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:13 AM   #8
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Twin turbos and 3 on the tree? That is definitely unique! Lol
Hah! Kinda funny when you put it like that
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Teach me your ways. Carb + turbo scares me.

lol.

Sounds like a fun project.
I'll be glad to teach you when I have it figured out, definetly going to enjoy the journey getting there though
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:34 AM   #9
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Re: Parked Indefinite

My focus on the twin turbo aspect of this project was slightly derailed when I noticed somebody at the dump throwing away some decent looking bucket seat cores. Seeing as I am planning to do some sort of bucket seat setup, I figured I'd take 'em home. After looking them up they seem to be from a 69-70 mustang. Did a quick mock-up and they seem to have potential, what do you guys think?


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Old 05-30-2012, 10:49 AM   #10
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Great Project

I like the Twin turbo idea
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Old 05-30-2012, 10:58 AM   #11
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The seats lok good. I,d keep 'em and have them recovered.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:14 AM   #12
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Well, made a little headway on the project today. Managed to get the basic shape of my motor mount cut out. Came out alright, just need a little more practice with the plasma cutter I suppose. Anyways here's a couple pics:


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Old 06-12-2012, 12:48 AM   #13
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Finished up the motor mount, now it's time to mount the turbos. Might brace it up a bit later on but it'll work fine for now.



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Looking good!
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:44 PM   #15
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Your motor mount looks pretty cool!! Is it to replace the stock ones or work in conjuction with?
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Your motor mount looks pretty cool!! Is it to replace the stock ones or work in conjuction with?
It's going to replace the stock ones, should give me plenty of room to run the hot side piping with them out of the way
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wow this is crazy. I LIKE IT!!!
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Re: Parked Indefinite

Made some headway today:

Old mounts gone


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Lotsa room now!
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Got a start on the headers. Stumbled upon this old set, and despite being rotten on the bottom, they're solid up top. So I cut off the excess and bolted the remainder to the head. They're going to work out pretty good




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Very nice fab work!
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Old 06-17-2012, 11:52 PM   #21
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Very nice fab work!
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Haven't done too much as I'm at the mercy of the weather, but i managed to get a bit done on the headers. Here's the pic
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:13 AM   #22
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i love it
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Old 06-18-2012, 07:24 PM   #23
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Turbos are in their spots, just need to finish the mounts up

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Old 06-18-2012, 07:55 PM   #24
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looks awesome. i dont know about the twin turbos and non power breaks though
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:01 PM   #25
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Awesome fab work and cool idea! I thought about putting a hx35w on my 354 hemi. What are running for timing adjustment when boost comes on? Keep up the great work!
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