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Yea if you don't understand that title then read on.....

My personalized Tennessee License plates will read "EVIL", if I get another car it'll be white and say "Good".

Anyways.. the news from my neck of the woods...

I got a new program from my microtuner that utilizes 93 octane and Water injection. It will be dyno'd Saturday, unfortunately I don't have time to switch programs but I do get three runs. I will test it just as stock sometime, but I would like to see what kind of numbers I'm putting down.

I found a local website that is all about races from autocross to drag racing to honda boys that is very helpful. I found 3 local performance shops that have a lot of experience under their belts.

I also got some random e-mail for a "street racing" meet up tonight that was from someone anonymous, not sure how that came about but I might drive by to see how many people show up but no way will I be caught there... I know cops will be all over that. The invitation was sent out to 1000 people.

That's all for now I'll post my dyno results when I can I don't have a scanner, but I'll probably copy the dyno and send it to alberto so he can have a copy.
 

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I guess no one cares about my cool as new license plate...

ANYWAYS... Dyno results are in, less then I expected. The air fuel ratio was AWESOME perfect all the way across, some peoples were all over the place.

I'll see if I can find a scanner, but max TORQUE = 210.6SAE Torque (ft-lbs)
172 WHP.

That's all, I will probably be around a lot less as I have to pay for the project going on instead of feeding my addiction by reading all the cool stuff on here everyday.


I will see if my Autotap worked through the runs if so I'll post more results from it.
 

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Originally posted by Kermit@Aug 21 2004, 12:41 PM
I guess no one cares about my cool as new license plate...
<insert random patronizing>

Kewl, I can't wait to see them! ;)

j/k :lol:

I am too lazy to do a lot of checking, so is the 172 from a stock Vulcan?
If not, what else have you done to it?
 

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Originally posted by acreature+Aug 21 2004, 11:54 AM--><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (acreature @ Aug 21 2004, 11:54 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-Kermit@Aug 21 2004, 12:41 PM
I guess no one cares about my cool as new license plate...
<insert random patronizing>

Kewl, I can't wait to see them! ;)

j/k :lol:

I am too lazy to do a lot of checking, so is the 172 from a stock Vulcan?
If not, what else have you done to it? [/b][/quote]
His car is a duratec, they only put down about 150whp stock due to the hoplessly inefficient transaxle which saps somewere north of 20% of the crank hp to get it to the wheels, so the 22 hp gain is a decent increase post transaxle
 

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He has water injection and a few other goodies. PM him for a complete listing of his mods, since he doesn't have a garage yet...maybe you should get one of those Kermit. He's also working on getting a Whipple supercharger for his car. I think he plans to have that done in a few months.

JR
 

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don't feal bad about the results my car only put down 168.9 HP I forget the torque last month. all I have on my car is a dynomax cat back and a dirty paper filter..... oh and 186,88X miles on it (origional engine) :D

I should have had videos (my 94 SHO and my buddies 99 SHO) posted but the person I gave them too got lazy so I have no way to host them. :angry:

^Just giving you a hard time^ :banana:

I Nice car great plates :notworthy: ,
 

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Very :cool_shades:

Ah man, don't stop swinging by :(
 

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Ohhhhhh but wait theres more...........................

This is the sound of my duratec with just an intake and stock exhaust.. oh wait.. and it's a video too of my car on the dyno... That's me in the red shirt in the background (of the video).. and you can hear the "I'm surprised that's a taurus!" comment... anyways I'll post these pictures and a link to the video..

http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000424.JPG' alt='' width='640' height='480' class='attach' />[/url]
NOT me in the background just me in the background of the video..

[url=http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000425.JPG][img]http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000425.JPG' alt='' width='640' height='480' class='attach' />[/url]
My dirty arse engine bay.

[url=http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000426.JPG][img]http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000426.JPG' alt='' width='640' height='480' class='attach' />[/url]
The flash makes the niteshades look like it's not on there.

[url=http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000427.JPG][img]http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000427.JPG' alt='' width='640' height='480' class='attach' />[/url]
The money shot.. look at them headlights... whew I like dat..

Video is worth seeing, kinda low quality but that's the roar of a stock duratec... well It does have a CAI, Water injection and Alberto's fine tuning. Other than that.. I haven't touched it.

By the way that was the first run of 3 he didn't take it to the rev limiter there (6.5kRPM)

Enjoy kids...
[url=http://www.chatsouth.net/home/jody/MRSDynoDay082104/IM000428.AVI]Taurus on Dyno[/url]


On a side note, I am going to be using a Vortech supercharger ~10PSI, I decided to take the project a huge step further so it has been delayed, but should still be finished by january or february of next year, so wait 4 or 5 months and you'll see atleast one big first...
 

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Very :cool_shades:

Damn that sounds SWEET!!! I love that sound :notworthy: I once again refer to my user text :lol2:

Can't wait to see what you have planned! :)
 

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Oh one other thing, do you have a different exhaust? If so what?
 

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Totally stock exhaust, it's not letting the car breath... at about 4.5k RPM there is no more engine noise coming out the back it's just woooooooooooooooshhh, it can't let enough out. That'll be done with the engine work. That noise is entirely from the intake.
 

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Originally posted by Kermit@Aug 22 2004, 11:34 AM
Totally stock exhaust, it's not letting the car breath... at about 4.5k RPM there is no more engine noise coming out the back it's just woooooooooooooooshhh, it can't let enough out. That'll be done with the engine work. That noise is entirely from the intake.
Interesting... have you removed the intake silencer?
 

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Originally posted by Kermit@Aug 22 2004, 12:28 PM
Check the engine bay picture...  Cold Air Intake to the fender well.  Battery in the trunk as well.
:homer:
 
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