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My other daily driver/ weekend racer...

3508 Views 26 Replies 10 Participants Last post by  Vink70
This was my motivation for getting a full size truck. Gotta tow this lil ol 4 cylinder to the track just in case something breaks....

old setup:

ill have to show the new setup when i get it more done.

Last years personal best was a 12.6 @ 117 in the 1/4 with sparks shooting out from a blown clutch all the way down the track... Im back this year with a Clutch Masters twin disc so that wont be an issue at all.

Mods happening at the moment are a tubular turbo header, bigger wastegate with all vband joints, 3" exhaust w/ cutout, bigger charge pipes, more accommodating intercooler, quite a few little goodies. Fab work/exhaust.jpg

Aiming for an 11.500-11.999 in the 1/4 since thats as fast as I can legally go, and I refuse to cage it since I have to do a 6 point minimum. I daily drive it too much to do that. I dont want to climb over bars to get in. hope to have it wrapped up by the end of july since im missing all the nice weather.

Any questions or more in depth, feel free to ask.
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I did not do the tank myself. Thats all my fabricator who is a genius. If you were close to him depending on your location, I could help hook you up. I woudl also love to tell you that he can make you something that will fit there perfect, but I know he is slammed working on my stuff and side work in general. For most, they are just a show piece... the stock plastic one dissipates heat better I think, but I couldnt keep it in the stock location so thats my only reason for moving it. I do however love the AN fittings. So much easier/cleaner/tighter.
awesome thanks for the info. I am really looking for covers to dress up the engine bay, if he could make something to cover the plastic that would be bamf, I could polish it myself. Thanks again

No worries Vin, the aluminum tank will dissipate the heat a lot better than the plastic one did. Don't ever touch it when it's hot or you'll see how well it does absorb the heat from the coolant & dissipate it to the outside. That's a long list of mods you're looking at. There's almost enough there to build another separate car.
Oh trust me, i know how hot it can get, just look at the second pic in my very first post in this thread ;)

but even talking to a few twin turbo ls1 guys and larry hamilton formerly of speed inc, now working for ams in chicago, he was the one who said 95% of the time, the stock plastic one will do more than enough. I just needed one since i had to switch locations.
1 3/4" dump tube out of stainless

for SOME REASON, he decided to wash it.... no clue what he was thinking lol.
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