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Old 05-08-2006, 02:30 PM   #1  
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Well, since there does not seem to be much interest in my stereo install - http://forums.corvetteforum.com/show....php?t=1383391 - I thought it made sense to show some other mods I will be installing shortly.

First up is the LapTrax TracActive Controller Deluxe - http://www.laptrax.com/Products.asp and secondly, a Kenne Bell Boost-a-Pump - http://www.kennebell.net/accessories...boostapump.htm

I desperately need the TracActive Controller because I constantly forget to engage Competition Mode whenever I start Grond, and the BAP is for future boost.

I now have a fuel system, drivetrain, pulley and supercharger that far, far, exceeds my stock engine.

Time for a LS2 stroker

Here are the pics. I will post more pics once I install them.









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Old 05-08-2006, 02:34 PM   #2  
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Better watch out Stephen, never know when this is all going to end up blasted on the GTO forum.

You are a mad man!
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Damn, i'm looking forward to some experience with the laptraxx!!


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you are going to need a 2nd battery to handle all those electronics
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you are going to need a 2nd battery to handle all those electronics
That is Step 2. Step 1 is relocating my Optima Yellow Top to the rear passenger side bin
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Stephen, I have to ask. What will you do with the current engine once you get the 412? Will they take it as a trade or something?
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Second battery? Heck, he's going to need a pit crew soon...
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Yer nutz. You know that. But we mean it in a nice way.
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I have "issues"
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Stephen, I have to ask. What will you do with the current engine once you get the 412? Will they take it as a trade or something?
It will be up for sale as a 400rwhp engine, well seasoned, well maintained and with a big cam
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Stephen your car must be worth more than your home by now
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Your car budget could support a small country.
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Ah! but the beauty is, Barry - it stil looks stock. Love it

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Stephen, there should just be a C5 section for you! C5 Rice!!
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Way to go Stephen! I love seeing almost every day a new mod with the big life sized pics and the humorous commentary that goes along with it You are only member of the forum who has a mod almost every day Keep up the good work
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Way to go Stephen! I love seeing almost every day a new mod with the big life sized pics and the humorous commentary that goes along with it You are only member of the forum who has a mod almost every day Keep up the good work
Not all appreciate my brand of humour - and certainly not my modifications. My fellow Brits, for example, think I'm a "tosser". Interestingly, none of the ones that say "good job" here on the Corvette Forum defended me on the UK Corvette forum...

Ah, the world is filled with duplicity...

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Yer nutz are bigger than most. But we mean it in a nice way.

Fixed it for yeah
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Not all appreciate my brand of humour - and certainly not my modifications. My fellow Brits, for example, think I'm a "tosser". Interestingly, none of the ones that say "good job" here on the Corvette Forum defended me on the UK Corvette forum...
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