my 72 gt project

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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby blownvega1 » Wed Feb 10, 2016 10:46 pm

Hey everybody it has been a while thought I would make some changes this winter, I decided to move the turbo's up and go to tubular style headers.I think it was running a little hot with the turbos down against the engine so I'll see how this works out the car drives very nice for using race style suspension on the street still lots of tuning left to do
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a little tough fitting waste gates but they are there
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby 6D9 » Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:25 am

Killer car love it!
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby avewhtboy » Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:15 pm

That thing is bound to surprise some people how fast it is.

Nice looking car.
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby BadBowtie » Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:19 pm

Did you ever have problems with oiling when the turbo's were mounted low? Sweet setup, hopefully it hooks well!

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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby blownvega1 » Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:03 am

that was partly the reason I decided to move the turbos up there would be a slight film of oil in the compressors over time so was thinking about one more stage on the oil pump to evac the turbo's but this is less plumbing plus I think it may be cooler ,it does hook very well but also has traction control I still have not set that up Alex
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby blownvega1 » Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:50 pm

another little update piping is finally complete ,have had it out for a drive and it runs cooler(even though it is spring time) and makes boost quicker.this car is very mellow on the street I m running a 3.42 gear ,soon time to get it on the track and see what kind of time it can pull
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby waybad » Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:48 am

we need sound!!! :th: :th: :th: :th: :th: :th: :th:
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby RedFiveKBS » Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:24 am

All these Turbo cars are making me jealous! :D
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby sinisterblue » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:51 pm

Awesome car!!! Any updated photos???
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