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08-27-2018, 07:24 AM
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Posted By gtfoxy

Started researching stuff to do to it before I...

Started researching stuff to do to it before I bought it, LOL, so I sure will.

Thanks!

I’ll actually be in South Bend in the end of Sept.
08-26-2018, 04:10 PM
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Posted By gtfoxy

Thanks! Really enjoying it it thus far.

Thanks!

Really enjoying it it thus far.
08-26-2018, 01:40 PM
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Posted By gtfoxy

Thanks. Upon more looking that is what I...

Thanks. Upon more looking that is what I concluded.

BTW, I bought it last night. So stoked!
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08-24-2018, 10:08 PM
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Posted By gtfoxy

So nobody?

So nobody?
08-24-2018, 03:16 PM
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Posted By gtfoxy

‘18 A8 rear gears

Found a ‘18 SS I’m thinking about buying. Dealer sent me the spec sheet & it says it has 2.77 gears.

i looked up the A8 ratios & it first few gears are pretty deep. I asked the dealer if that was...
06-28-2018, 07:26 AM
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Posted By gtfoxy

Thanks for the input. I've been reading...

Thanks for the input.

I've been reading about some of the things you mentioned.

The AFM has definitely been associated with issues. Have you disabled yours? If so, did mileage seem to take a...
06-27-2018, 09:45 PM
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Views: 1,476
Posted By gtfoxy

Thinking about a 09 G8GT, owners input requested

I currently have an 04 GTO & have an 09 G8 GT I'm looking at buying & have a few questions before I buy.

It has 77k miles & seems to be a solid car.

What are the primary things I should look...
01-25-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By gtfoxy

FYI; I've pulled a few apart where the cams...

FYI;

I've pulled a few apart where the cams had one bad lobe. Visually inspect lobes & if any look damaged or shorter grab a mic. & measure them.

Also, be sure to check the ring lands for...
12-16-2016, 04:29 PM
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Views: 975
Posted By gtfoxy

I noted the use of 706's. I was just wondering...

I noted the use of 706's. I was just wondering what others have done with these with larger 80mm+ turbos.

What AR turbine are you using?

So what does it do minus the CO2 on gate alone? Is...
12-15-2016, 10:34 PM
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Posted By gtfoxy

Is the ECU for a manual trans?

Is the ECU for a manual trans?
12-08-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,095
Posted By gtfoxy

I agree. Except my twist is I am working it...

I agree.

Except my twist is I am working it for 30mpg Hwy like I have now while pumping my low speed efficiency over what it is, which is pretty horse shit.
12-07-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,095
Posted By gtfoxy

Good to know. A little chatter is just fine, it's...

Good to know. A little chatter is just fine, it's having it die intermittently that pisses me off.
12-07-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,621
Posted By gtfoxy

No shit. I have seen mustang guys reck T-5's in...

No shit. I have seen mustang guys reck T-5's in 13 sec cars yet some of us get them to live in cars that run 11's.;)
12-07-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By gtfoxy

Running easily changed belt drives for a period I...

Running easily changed belt drives for a period I can say this, what the stated "Ideal" valve curtain is related to ICL is a misnomer & not always optimal for every combination. It's really that...
12-07-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,841
Posted By gtfoxy

Don't forget the stem area in your calcs... Then...

Don't forget the stem area in your calcs... Then there is the radius from stem to valve head then a inverse radius from that to seat.

Keeping in mind dinamic changes in manifold pressure.
12-07-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,095
Posted By gtfoxy

Thnx, I've only driven a a twin puck in a...

Thnx, I've only driven a a twin puck in a 4-banger & the lack of natural off idle torque made it "interesting" to say the least. On off switches aren't the best there for street driving.

What do...
12-07-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,887
Posted By gtfoxy

Which is better: Chocolate milk made with...

Which is better: Chocolate milk made with Hershy's syrup or Nesquick? :jest:
12-07-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,683
Posted By gtfoxy

This makes no sense. Why put a stock converter in...

This makes no sense. Why put a stock converter in front of a built tranny... Torque plus load is going to fry it.

The converter is a quintessential component in a towing rig. It doesn't need to be...
12-07-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,095
Posted By gtfoxy

I'm strongly considering a McLeod RXT... Should...

I'm strongly considering a McLeod RXT... Should live a long life with what I plan.

How is the starting engagement on those for normal street driving?
12-06-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,126
Posted By gtfoxy

I don't see the spray getting past the boundary...

I don't see the spray getting past the boundary layer with that set-up.
12-06-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 23,639
Posted By gtfoxy

Looking good! Been following along & glad...

Looking good!

Been following along & glad to see you getting closer.

I have always been fond of the quicksilver shifters. They look so natural in a manual console.
12-06-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,095
Posted By gtfoxy

Kudos! Have a cab vid of that pass? ...

Kudos!

Have a cab vid of that pass?

Keep on bangin' em. :rock:
12-03-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,480
Posted By gtfoxy

Thanks! I'll have to look into it. ...

Thanks! I'll have to look into it.




With the combo I think an 88-90mm would be a good choice.
12-02-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,683
Posted By gtfoxy

I didn't see what engine you are planning to run....

I didn't see what engine you are planning to run. Just that you said it will be an LS...

Edit; Just ran 4.33's/36" tires with a .7 OD in a calculator. 70MPH = 2K RPM

Keep in mind unless you...
12-01-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,669
Posted By gtfoxy

Lol, I was going to say double joint the shaft,...

Lol, I was going to say double joint the shaft, didn't realize there are kits.

Awesome.
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