Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Tell us about your new PPV, show us some pictures, let us know how you did what you did!
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Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:38 am

Here's my current To Do list

-Relocate power steering reservoir
-mount wastegates
-shave and wrap headers/crossover
-mount intercooler
-plumb intercooler piping
-figure out upper radiator hose
-remove coolant tank, and find aftermarket replacement
-figure out MAF
-make downpipe (out the fender)
-install wideband and gauge
-install boost gauge/ boost controller
-install meth kit
-and probably a butt ton more

Also I don't know why my pictures keep posting sideways or upside down.

Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:22 pm

Small update, I picked up this center console from a local part-out for $40! Came with whole console and shifter. I want sure if I needed the brake cable, but he said I can come back and get it if needed.
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Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:34 am

Small update, I haven't been working on it much. Been busy with other stuff! So I picked up this center console with the shifter and everything for $40!!
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And I also made up some brackets for a couple of the coils. So the wires aren't resting on the headers. And I also made some wires as well. I still need to go buy a couple nuts and bolts to tighten everything down .
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Also! I picked up this workbench for $60! Definitely alot nicer having an area to work. I have a chromebit PC stick hooked up to the tv so I can Google or YouTube whatever I need.
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Pursuit
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Pursuit » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:12 am

Nice work-around for the coils! And a Chromebit stick for the quick how-to videos!!

Maurice
Maurice Sheil

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2011 Caprice Phantom Black 9C3
2012 Impala 9C1
1995 9C1 Caprice
1996 GMC Sierra C1500
1974 SJ Grand Prix 455 well optioned with factory moon roof

Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:35 am

I moved the power steering reservoir to the cabin air box today. Turned out pretty clean. I just zip tied the hoses to the top of the engine. I got the idea from another guy on here.
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Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:58 pm

I'm working on mounting the intercooler today. I'm lucky enough to have a tig welding neighbor!
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Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:32 am

Few more pics of it mounted
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lastcall190
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by lastcall190 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:48 am

The build is nice but dammit if the console for 40 bucks is even more impressive :lol:

It seems you're fairly industrious, so a few welds later and you could resuse your stock 9C1 e-brake cable. I think a few here have done it (I believe there are pics posted by user "PPV")

Nice work bench as well!

-J
2012 Caprice
!DOD : LS9 Cam : Pat G : Magnaflow : VCM

2008 CVPI
168k and going strong

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