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04-05-2019, 01:51 PM
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Posted By jtotheizzo

Good to see you back at it man. Since we last...

Good to see you back at it man. Since we last spoke I scrapped the rearmount turbo on my Firebird but I did build a turbo Cutlass. The Cutty is sold now and I am putting twins on my chicken. Let me...
01-02-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By jtotheizzo

Yeah I was pissed when they got rid of it. I...

Yeah I was pissed when they got rid of it. I built an audible\visual alarm that I liked to use as a "Get out of the throttle" indicator. Made street tuning a lot safer.
03-17-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By jtotheizzo

Thanks Joe, I'll add it into my lineup. I need to...

Thanks Joe, I'll add it into my lineup. I need to make sure I will have room for that beast.
03-17-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By jtotheizzo

Thanks for the responses guys. I am going to...

Thanks for the responses guys. I am going to stick with a T4 on this setup. I was thinking the 75 wheel on account of the M6 part. This is a street car that sees light track duty. I don't intend to...
03-16-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By jtotheizzo

NA cam, High Compression, and now turbo?

Alright its a long story as to how we got here but here is the deal. I just got the motor back in my TA and got it running for the first time in 9 months. The build is as follows:

2001 Firebird...
02-21-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,656
Posted By jtotheizzo

I have a stage III LS1\LS2 cam, milled my heads...

I have a stage III LS1\LS2 cam, milled my heads .020 and STILL had to go with 7.425 pushrods. I am willing to bet those pushrods are not correct for your application. However I don't think that is...
01-31-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,082
Posted By jtotheizzo

I don't have the answer to all of your questions...

I don't have the answer to all of your questions but I do have a similar setup that I just got running this last weekend.

I put the BTR stage III in a 6.0 LQ9 with 243 heads (basically an LS2)...
01-25-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,246
Posted By jtotheizzo

So far the plan is to get the car back together...

So far the plan is to get the car back together and actually make it to the track.
01-25-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,814
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Posted By jtotheizzo

Truck pan works but it hangs down quite a bit. To...

Truck pan works but it hangs down quite a bit. To me it was like the old school deep sump pans.

...
01-20-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,714
Posted By jtotheizzo

While you didn't say what engine I thought I...

While you didn't say what engine I thought I would add to this info for anyone putting this in an LS2.

I put the BTR stage III in a 6.0 LQ9 with 243 heads (basically an LS2) that are milled .020...
06-16-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By jtotheizzo

For anyone following along or wondering the clubs...

For anyone following along or wondering the clubs website has been revamped and there is a lot more up to date info on there http://www.wwfirebirds.com/
03-30-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By jtotheizzo

The club is still around. The reality is for a...

The club is still around. The reality is for a while there all of the members were moldy oldies with no computer skills (hence the waning website). There have been a lot of changes in the club this...
03-30-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By jtotheizzo

You also might consider trying the Pacific NW...

You also might consider trying the Pacific NW Camaro club
http://www.pnwcc.com/
03-29-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,691
Posted By jtotheizzo

It was on 15 psi and 11* timing. 92 octane and...

It was on 15 psi and 11* timing. 92 octane and spraying 20% meth/water mix (cooling mist #10 nozzle). Afr's are rich around 10.9.

The buyer was excited to get it and I barely had it back together...
03-29-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,691
Posted By jtotheizzo

Kicking around whether or not I am going to build...

Kicking around whether or not I am going to build anything at all. If I do it will be this:
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I would pull out all the stops and chop the living crap out of this car, stood up...
03-29-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,691
Posted By jtotheizzo

Well the guy who bought it from me took it to the...

Well the guy who bought it from me took it to the track and ran a 10.9 @124 MPH first pass. Sounds like he left off the footbrake with no boost and still cut a 1.7X 60' and crossed the traps around...
03-24-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 79,693
Posted By jtotheizzo

Sold it. It was running really well. I am still...

Sold it. It was running really well. I am still waiting to hear how it does at the track to see how much if any tightening the converter helped. The guy who bought it is supposed to be running it...
03-23-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 79,693
Posted By jtotheizzo

No problem man, That is just a 2.5" schedule 40...

No problem man, That is just a 2.5" schedule 40 mild steel 45. I had purchased it for my log but when I ran into this issue it worked out perfectly to just cut the log off above where it hit and weld...
03-22-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 79,693
Posted By jtotheizzo

On these setups a lot of people put them in the...

On these setups a lot of people put them in the crossover and get away with it. Personally I was with Forcefed on location and I put mine here:

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I later ran a screamer pipe straight down...
03-12-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,766
Posted By jtotheizzo

No reason that a turbo build can't be made...

No reason that a turbo build can't be made reliable. In fact I prefer them because at most part throttle situations (90% of your driving) the drivetrain sees no added strain and the car behaves like...
03-08-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,691
Posted By jtotheizzo

Its a cut down upper radiator hose from a hyundai...

Its a cut down upper radiator hose from a hyundai or something. The part number is Gates 22617.

The portion of the silverado upper I had cut off would have worked but it was a tad too short. So I...
03-07-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,691
Posted By jtotheizzo

Update time.... Finally decided to send the...

Update time....

Finally decided to send the converter to be tightened. Got it back together and installed the Methanol setup while I was at it. Car definitely seems more driveable starts to move...
02-23-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By jtotheizzo

Running a 3.5" dynomax muffler. Car is super...

Running a 3.5" dynomax muffler. Car is super quiet at idle but opens up in the upper RPM ranges. I was running a dumped down pipe and it made my head hurt.
01-29-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,413
Posted By jtotheizzo

I went with 2.5" Sched 40 MS. I have no...

I went with 2.5" Sched 40 MS. I have no complaints seemed to be what others used and I think its right for both sides into one. I personally like how clean it makes everything look and don't think it...
01-29-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,413
Posted By jtotheizzo

^ lol in fact my ramblings were so long that...

^ lol in fact my ramblings were so long that someone else answered :)
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