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Today, 01:11 PM
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Posted By LSswap

I built my turbo support to attach to the engine...

I built my turbo support to attach to the engine at 4 points. 2 on the waterpump bolts and 2 more to the block. It was a pain in the ass, but I don't want the pipes to crack with the first bump in...
07-18-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By LSswap

My turbo is in the same exact spot. Are you...

My turbo is in the same exact spot. Are you going to add supports to hold the turbo up?
07-18-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By LSswap

Love the project. Nice to see some DIY. ...

Love the project. Nice to see some DIY.

Your TH350 will be the first thing to go.
07-17-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By LSswap

I didn't know the TC had a V6 option. I've only...

I didn't know the TC had a V6 option. I've only seen them 4cyl with the MASI or 8V heads.

Be very cool if you could make it fit. Get you tape measure out.

If there is a possibility of fitting,...
07-09-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,509
Posted By LSswap

Since the Terminator only has P- ports, i would...

Since the Terminator only has P- ports, i would go with the Corvette C6/ford module only because that would require no additional parts, just a direct connection. One module should be able to handle...
07-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,509
Posted By LSswap

Which Terminator port (P+ or P-) to which fan...

Which Terminator port (P+ or P-) to which fan module (Mazda/Mitsubishi or Ford/Corvette c6)? Why 2 to 1?
07-04-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,784
Posted By LSswap

The car has been on the road for a little over a...

The car has been on the road for a little over a month now. I haven't really pushed it yet but the DIY controller is working great. I pretty much nailed the shift point tables. The only thing I'm...
07-03-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,644
Posted By LSswap

Just an update. I've been using the 2 wire...

Just an update. I've been using the 2 wire alternator in my 77 Vette for a while now. Works great! when I first start the car, my computer commands it to put put a very low voltage so as not to put...
07-03-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 172,394
Posted By LSswap

I love the patina on your...

I love the patina on your car.https://www.pro-touring.com/~andrewb/cougar/856.jpg
07-01-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

Glad you noticed the Omni GLH. That car is an...

Glad you noticed the Omni GLH. That car is an autocross terror. The shop owner and a number of the employees have a passion for Turbo Dodge cars. Even though they drive 1000 HP BMWs, they still honor...
07-01-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

Went to a corvettes an coffee event this weekend...

Went to a corvettes an coffee event this weekend sponsored by NCRS (National Corvette Restoration Society). I wasn't sure how the car would be received since my car isn't exactly a "restoration"...
06-28-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 20,010
Posted By LSswap

Just read through the entire build thread. Really...

Just read through the entire build thread. Really enjoyed everything you've done.
06-28-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By LSswap

Great project for you and your son. Only problem...

Great project for you and your son. Only problem I can imagine is that after you drive your son's charger with the turbo'd LQ4, you may want the engine back.
06-22-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,509
Posted By LSswap

I've been running the Mazda/Mitsubishi modules in...

I've been running the Mazda/Mitsubishi modules in my turbo Vette for a while now. They work great.
06-22-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

I was very disappointed by the Vette's wavy gravy...

I was very disappointed by the Vette's wavy gravy feel, it was all over the road. After all that work, the car was not fun to drive. So I did a wheel alignment at my friends BMW shop. First the solid...
06-17-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

I thought you had a 9". Mine is an 8.8 with 9"...

I thought you had a 9". Mine is an 8.8 with 9" splines and axles.
06-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,784
Posted By LSswap

No plans to sell. This is a hobby for me. I'm not...

No plans to sell. This is a hobby for me. I'm not going to open source it because of the liability and the amount of CANBUS integration between the engine management and the rest of the car. It's a...
06-14-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,776
Posted By LSswap

First I'd like to thank all the pros who give out...

First I'd like to thank all the pros who give out free information that is not vague and not meant to scare people into not touching their transmissions. I'm grateful because this is exactly what I...
06-14-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,784
Posted By LSswap

The car is on the road now and the transmission...

The car is on the road now and the transmission controller is working well so far.

I've only driven it in cruise mode so far and up shifts are firm, but very pleasant. The transmission is a 4L80E...
06-14-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

Turbos also like lower gears with automatics. ...

Turbos also like lower gears with automatics. I've got a high stall converter so I don't think spooling will be an issue. For now, changing the rear ratio is a lower priority. Yeah, it might be...
06-13-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

Things I would do differently

Now that I've driven the car some, I can see that I could have done better on some designs.

I think the rear shock are too short, not enough range. I was trying to build the shocks in an area...
06-12-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

Apparently, I was low on coolant and I also added...

Apparently, I was low on coolant and I also added an expansion tank. It stayed under 206 degrees this time with stock thermostat. I have the 160 degree thermostat on order.

Drove the Vette to its...
06-06-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

Thanks for the tips. I have the heater hose...

Thanks for the tips.
I have the heater hose looped for the time being. I'll check to see if the hoses are kinked. Later I'll hook up a heater.
I suspect the thermostat or air. I had a 5.3 in there...
06-05-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

Just took about a 10 mile drive and I'm not...

Just took about a 10 mile drive and I'm not liking the coolant temp. It went as high as 210, no steaming. Gets higher when I go faster and a little lower when I stop.

I'm going to check that all...
06-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,229
Posted By LSswap

BTW, my DIY 4l80E Arduino based transmission...

BTW, my DIY 4l80E Arduino based transmission controller is shifting great so far.
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