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12-07-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,789
Posted By Motohead279

I would say I have close to $200k invested in the...

I would say I have close to $200k invested in the car, between motor, body, suspension, etc. On the street I am running 888s and I have an 18" MT drag set for the track. I really need 15s for serious...
08-19-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Motohead279

Ok I will rephrase what I said. Its not all it is...

Ok I will rephrase what I said. Its not all it is doing, I know it adds extra fueling as I am running 3 nozzles myself. But the "main" benefit of meth at a non super high HP car is for IAT cooling.
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08-17-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,202
Posted By Motohead279

Congrats guys on the numbers, good work. But...

Congrats guys on the numbers, good work.

But I have to say while the C7 does not "need" an aftermarket ECU, we decided to use one, for one thing was for the additional safety measures / tuning...
08-17-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,449
Posted By Motohead279

VP recommends using M1. M3 and M5 both use...

VP recommends using M1. M3 and M5 both use additives that affect cooling, and are not beneficial to meth injection.
06-28-2016, 03:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By Motohead279

It was a turn key RO system from US Water. I...

It was a turn key RO system from US Water. I bought one of their RO systems and one of their DI systems. Water hits the RO system first then through the DI system, and into the 49 gallon tank. The...
06-27-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,914
Posted By Motohead279

I had a local dealership paint/install mine. To...

I had a local dealership paint/install mine. To make sure the paint matched I had the entire car repainted, especially since i was installing the ACS hood at the same time.

The WeaponX kit is all...
06-27-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By Motohead279

Installed RO/DI system this weekend

I have super hard water in my area and I was using a CR Spotless system for a while but I was having to replace cartridges pretty often which were kind of expensive. If the car is not very dirty I...
06-27-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,789
Posted By Motohead279

Well got the car back this weekend, running sole...

Well got the car back this weekend, running sole on port injection now.
04-20-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,763
Posted By Motohead279

I wouldn't take it personally... people just...

I wouldn't take it personally... people just associate things together. Fact is that average age of a corvette owner is pretty high so it becomes a stereotype. Just like people associate lifted...
04-19-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,349
Posted By Motohead279

They painted the whole car except the mirrors....

They painted the whole car except the mirrors. Although they originally forgot to repaint the roof but it was pretty close.
04-14-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,244
Posted By Motohead279

A basic centri blower from ECS, A&A etc tuned...

A basic centri blower from ECS, A&A etc tuned correctly the car can handle just fine. 7 or 8 psi will put the car around 575ish. If tuned by a reputable tuner familiar with di I would not worry.
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03-13-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 212,096
Posted By Motohead279

First pic is from Vette Magazine shoot back in...

First pic is from Vette Magazine shoot back in October.

The 2nd one is after the Z06 body kit from a few weeks ago. Once the car gets back out of the shop I need to get some good pics of it.
03-06-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By Motohead279

We ran out of fuel at 1291rwhp on my car with DI...

We ran out of fuel at 1291rwhp on my car with DI (44% cam lobe, Z06 pump, secondary low pressure pump and 3 nozzles of meth) It's currently getting port injection and a Haltech ECU wired in to...
02-24-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,130
Posted By Motohead279

I have had my car at almost every power level you...

I have had my car at almost every power level you can, started with a simple ECS1500 kit at around 600rwhp and am now at close to 1400rwhp.

My car was the most fun at the 650rwhp mark. I had an...
02-23-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,030
Posted By Motohead279

We go out to Vegas every year, and spend 95% of...

We go out to Vegas every year, and spend 95% of our time off the strip. Valley of fire, red rock canyon, Mt. Charleston, Death Valley, etc. every time we go I wish I had my car with me. Awesome pics,...
02-15-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,349
Posted By Motohead279

Next round of mods, including F1X and LME intake

Car is back at the shop, again, for the next round of goodies. Last month we installed LG Coilovers. Mantic triple, and DSS level 5 axles.

A few pics of the DSS Level 5 axles.
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02-06-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By Motohead279

I also personally like the feel of a centri over...

I also personally like the feel of a centri over a roots or top mount blower. Both will give you similar power but deliver it differently. Like stated above a top mount you will always be in boost,...
01-28-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Motohead279

Getting a front bumper and hood repainted will...

Getting a front bumper and hood repainted will cost you as much or more than getting the front of the car wrapped with XPel. Second, you wont be wasting your time filling in 1000 paint chips and...
01-21-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,724
Posted By Motohead279

Isn't that the reason they make respirators?...

Isn't that the reason they make respirators? :toetap:
01-18-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,130
Posted By Motohead279

A good ceramic coating is a must for black.

A good ceramic coating is a must for black.
01-16-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,364
Posted By Motohead279

I'm a big Invicta guy. Pricing is decent but I...

I'm a big Invicta guy. Pricing is decent but I love their bold styling. I think I have about 18 of them now.
01-14-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,604
Posted By Motohead279

Centrifugal supercharger rather than a PD or...

Centrifugal supercharger rather than a PD or Roots (top mount) blower.

A centrifugal blower has characteristics of a turbo setup. It will start making boost around 2500 rpm. A top mount blower...
01-14-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,604
Posted By Motohead279

In early 14 I put on a ECS 1500 kit with a single...

In early 14 I put on a ECS 1500 kit with a single nozzle meth kit. I made around 600rwhp at 8 psi. towards the end of 14 I did a cam, headers, 416 stroker motor and removed the restrictor and was...
01-14-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,604
Posted By Motohead279

:iagree: If the car is demanding more fuel...

:iagree:

If the car is demanding more fuel to create hp then it does not matter what how you are supplying to air to the motor.

No matter what system you choose you are going to run out of...
01-09-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,728
Posted By Motohead279

Nice pics! I am always envious of those...

Nice pics!

I am always envious of those who live out west. I would gladly trade the water for the mountains.
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