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Old 05-06-2011, 15:27   #1 (permalink)
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Its a Boss thing!

Look what showed up at the shop this week! :thumbsup:

Will it fit? Will it work? We shall see... :D

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Old 05-28-2011, 14:56   #2 (permalink)
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Small update went with Gibson Exhaust for sound reasons :-X22 ... Nice low rumble with NO drone. Single 3 inch from y pipe back.
Intake will go on in a week or so... ++


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Old 06-05-2011, 13:58   #3 (permalink)
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Update!

Went to install intake today and it would not fit under cowl . I knew it was going to be close.. it was like a door stop under the cowl and i was not ready to beat back the cowl just yet , so need to think a while on what we need to do.






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Old 06-05-2011, 16:29   #4 (permalink)
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Ok plan B, It looks like we can maybe mill or remove the back half ridges off the top of the intake and give that a try.. More to come in a week or so..
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Very interesting. Good luck with that.
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So what will this truck be used for?
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truck is used for daily driving and towing.
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Update!

She fits on like a glove.. Now its time to fab up some intake piping...








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Update!

Intake is installed and running :) Its not has easy as the mustang swap to install. Coolant lines and vacuum lines need to be reworked to clean up engine bay but i wanted to get it running by days end. After install did a basic retune for intake and did some driving. Initial butt dyno says small torque loss but up top its a beast!!! Put it this way i have never been able to bark the tires from tip in and 1-2 shift and it does now. I tried 3 times in the shade too. I hope its a good sign there is more power. And by the way truck has nothing but 87 octane gas in it.

I should be able to get on dyno some time this week and report back some numbers of what the real deal is.. Sorry again for the delays .

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Ok guys dynod truck tonight and will have some graphs tomorrow.
100 F in shop, hot as heck arrrgggg

Did 4 runs back to back on 87 octane fuel.......................


Summary:
tip in gains are 15-20 hp/tq 2000-3000 rpms
mid range loss 15-20 hp/tq 3500-4400 rpms
upper rpm gained 15-20 hp/tq. 5000- 6800 rpms +
These are real world numbers no smoking mirrors. Just bolt it on and go... pretty much..


Biggest surprise is on tip in we gain hp/tq on 87 cheap gas.. I knew there was a reason we would bark them on tip in


We still need to fine tune a/f a tad and play with cam ...with tune...


I will sleep good tonight... :)
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