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Guys, check this install out! It's been 2 weeks plus, but that's pretty fast for the job these guys did on the car. Expecting about 500RWHP on their mustang dyno:yup: . Ought to be a fun drive home:lildevil: . Had it dynoed before I left and it put out 338/327 (on a dynojet). Hopefully I'll get about 550 when I take it back. They should have some numbers tomorrow evening, but I'll keep all posted. Then I get to put it in the shop to fix my busted bumper from the raccoon meeting:eek: .

http://www.exoticperformanceplus.com/projectCar.php?car=33

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Holy crap! That thing is going to be a screamer. Any raccoon would be proud to be KO'ed by that V.:thumbsup:
Let us know what it feels like from "the seat." Good luck.

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I've been following the updates on the website.

What a GREAT marketting idea. I'd think they will get a customer or two just from the website pics.

I'm very interested to see what you end up at RWHP-wise.

I dynoed my car on an MD-1800 (307, yikes :eek: ). A Z06 with a procharger dynoed at 385 rwhp (on a DJ 224 he was at 475 I think). This was in the spring, so my memory is getting a bit fuzzy :D

Anxiously awaiting your test drive report!

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trukk said:
I've been following the updates on the website.

What a GREAT marketting idea. I'd think they will get a customer or two just from the website pics.

I'm very interested to see what you end up at RWHP-wise.

I dynoed my car on an MD-1800 (307, yikes :eek: ). A Z06 with a procharger dynoed at 385 rwhp (on a DJ 224 he was at 475 I think). This was in the spring, so my memory is getting a bit fuzzy :D

Anxiously awaiting your test drive report!

-Chris
Hey Chris!

You were close. They dynoed my car after the procharger and it is 450/432 at the wheels on their MD-1750. I had my car done as I stated before and it was 338/327 on the dynojet, not sure the model. I'll be getting it dynoed when I get home so that I can compare apples to apples, on the same dyno. I already have the graph from EPP, but I'll post all graphs on Thursday evening when I get them. I'll also report on the drive home!

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Hey Chris!

You were close. They dynoed my car after the procharger and it is 450/432 at the wheels on their MD-1750. I had my car done as I stated before and it was 338/327 on the dynojet, not sure the model. I'll be getting it dynoed when I get home so that I can compare apples to apples, on the same dyno. I already have the graph from EPP, but I'll post all graphs on Thursday evening when I get them. I'll also report on the drive home!

Mark

WOW..those should be sick numbers on the dynojet. Congrats on being a trailblazer, and having one VERY FAST V!.

Please post some driveability reviews once you've gotten used to it. Also extra credit if you can track down a local maggied V, to compare/contrast with.

Makes me want to dig into my wallet.

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I just got done looking at the updated pics. It really illistrates the tihgtness of the engine bay.

A few questions:

1) Where did they stick the MAF?
2) Looks like they may have turned your power steering cooler sideways (might want to watch out if you do anything on a road corse (search for what GTP has to say about this (I think it was him)).
3) Will there by any engine coolant issues, with that huge intercooler up there? It looks like it would take a way a fair amount of airflow over the radiator.
4) Where is the filter cone mounted? Inside the front fender? It was hard to tell without the fender on.

I'm a real newb when it comes to these types of modifications, so take my ?'s with a grain of salt.

Can't wait to hear how it drives!

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Hopefully we can get together in 2 weeks,we'll see how it does against the maggie.Maybe I'll have my Volant by then.Looks very clean!
 

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Hopefully we can get together in 2 weeks,we'll see how it does against the maggie.Maybe I'll have my Volant by then.Looks very clean!
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Hey guys!

Drove The car back from EPP today and all I can say is dayum!!!! It is definitely an altered beast! It is very civilized, if you can call a stock V that, up to about 3000 RPM, and then WHOA!!! Can't keep the tires from breaking loose in 1-3, and 4 and 5 pull HARD to redline. There was a very audible "whistle" for about the 1st 250 miles, and now I can barely hear it. It feels more powerful all over, though, which my be attributed to the tune? Got almost 26 MPG with spirited driving over the 650 mile trip. That's never happened before. Installation was very clean, and I'll post pics soon. Thanks too, guys for your interest.

To answer some of Chris' questions.

1. The MAF sensor is on the ascending limb of the intake tubing, coming out of the intercooler
2. They moved it before I got there this morning, so that it wouldn't be damaged ( I inquired about this as well)
3. The mounted high performance low profile fans on the front of the radiator, as they needed room for the harmonic balancer pulley. After 600+ miles of spirited driving, and their driving as well, no engine cooling problems. Also, that's a bar and plate intercooler, which allows air to flow pretty freely thru it.
4. The cone is mounted in the fender directly under where our stock airboxes are. This was the one thing they had to do (cut a 3in hole) to make it work. it is completely closed off from the elements, but does receive cool air thru the lower air dam and grille.

I must say that I'm very pleased with how clean the installation is. It looks like it came from the factory like this. And man, the power! Like I said, anyone coming thru KC is welcome to look me up and stop by. Thanks again, guys!

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Mark,I'll be in Lawrence saturday.I don't know if I'll have alot of time.I might just be dumping the kid off and coming home.Could you ask your speed shop if they have a 2.8 maggie pully,and i'm still not having any luck getting a Volant cai in my hands?Only if you have time!The 28th I'll have lots of time over the weekend.Looking forward to seeing the V and meeting.
 

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How does that compare in price to a Maggie?
To have it done by these guys, it was probably just slightly more. I would expect the price for anyone else to be in the maggie range. My car was the guinea pig, and I had them replace my air conditioner core. Tomorrow I'm going to have it dynoed on the dynojet. All I can keep saying is GAWD!, with this stupid grin on my face. This car is VIOLENT from 3000 RPMS and up. Another odd thing that's happened is the wheel hop seems to have disappeared (no sh*t). I do have the GM bushings, but I haven't had a hopping episode yet. We'll see. I'm sure the demon hasn't left. By the way, I'll take some video of my dyno pull tomorrow. That will give everyone an idea of how it sounds.

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Mark,what kind of boost are you at WOT?
8lbs. The funny thing is, I came really close to getting a smaller pulley, because they couldn't get a belt that fit the blower pulley. I would've walked out with another 50HP on their dyno:banghead: . That's OK though, because I've got to really get used to this.

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8lbs is the safe zone IMO,some will say 10lbs.The difference between 6&8lbs is huge,I learned this the hard way.Looking forward to the dyno results.
 
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