Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

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Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:45 pm

I was having trouble with the intercooler piping blowing apart. Even at low boost. I found this cool trick for a makeshift bead roller and it worked great! It was making around 7psi and holding good. It was super rich so I'll up the boost some and see how far I can get!
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I used these harbor freight pliers to make my beads.
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2012 Chevy Caprice- VSR80 turbo, BTR stage 2, 3.45s, camaro wheels, meth injection (racecar/ weekend car)
2007 Honda Civic SI- Sedan- intake, exhaust, Skunk2 short shifter, shift bushings (wife's daily)
2005 Chevy tahoe- Cold air intake, everything else stock! (The family car)
2000 Honda civic Hatchback- lowered, rota slip wheels. (My daily)

Dut_The_SS_nuT
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Location: Wichita KS

Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Dut_The_SS_nuT » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:49 am

So, I didn’t realize this was you!!!

Pleasure to meet ya the other day! Thanks again for the console! Keep an eye out for the new build! Once I really get started on it I’ll start a thread for it too!
2007 Impala SS, K&N CAI, Flowmasters, Resonator Delete, Diablo Trinity tune
2011 Caprice 9C1 (rest in pieces)
2013 Caprice 9C1, "9C3 console upgrade" Modified Camaro Exhaust, Kayhan VE Series 2 Radio. (Soon to have 4 piston Brembos)
2013 9C1 Bone Stock
1956 Chevy 150 1211B trim code “Business Man Sedan" (currently gutting)

Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:10 pm

Dut_The_SS_nuT wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:49 am
So, I didn’t realize this was you!!!

Pleasure to meet ya the other day!
Yep! With that being said I got a couple updates!. I traded my g8 center console for a shifter box from Dustin Manning, and he is giving me paddle shifters to go with it! Great deal and I'm super excited about it.

I also got this gauge pod mounted, just screwed it down with some self tappers, I'll probably get some of those black screws later. But I still need to get an oil pressure gauge to fill the empty slot.
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So far I've pushed it to a peak of about 7psi But it usually stays around 5 on pulls. I'm getting ready to swap out wastegate springs and up the boost some. It's still super rich so I have a little room .
2012 Chevy Caprice- VSR80 turbo, BTR stage 2, 3.45s, camaro wheels, meth injection (racecar/ weekend car)
2007 Honda Civic SI- Sedan- intake, exhaust, Skunk2 short shifter, shift bushings (wife's daily)
2005 Chevy tahoe- Cold air intake, everything else stock! (The family car)
2000 Honda civic Hatchback- lowered, rota slip wheels. (My daily)

Tansman
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Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:15 pm

A couple BIG updates.

First, I got my paddle shifters in but have hardly had a chance to use them. Install was easy and the instructions were easy.
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Next update, I ordered 1000cc Snake eater injectors! So I should have some more room to turn boost up

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Update #3. I SPUN A ROD BEARING! I got fuel in my oil. So im thinking maybe an injector stuck or something? Wouldn't suprise me because they were at 120% duty cycle. Which is why I ordered new ones. I really hope my cam and lifters are ok. I was super bummed at first. But now I'm excited to rebuild!
2012 Chevy Caprice- VSR80 turbo, BTR stage 2, 3.45s, camaro wheels, meth injection (racecar/ weekend car)
2007 Honda Civic SI- Sedan- intake, exhaust, Skunk2 short shifter, shift bushings (wife's daily)
2005 Chevy tahoe- Cold air intake, everything else stock! (The family car)
2000 Honda civic Hatchback- lowered, rota slip wheels. (My daily)

Tansman
Posts: 84
Joined: Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:34 am

Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:16 pm

Update #4. I bought a LY5 5.3 short block last night. Which is a gen 4 with iron block. So as far as I know I might have the first 5.3 caprice? And I think the 6.0 is still going to be good enough to rebuild. But I haven't pulled anything apart yet. Here's the new 5.3.
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2012 Chevy Caprice- VSR80 turbo, BTR stage 2, 3.45s, camaro wheels, meth injection (racecar/ weekend car)
2007 Honda Civic SI- Sedan- intake, exhaust, Skunk2 short shifter, shift bushings (wife's daily)
2005 Chevy tahoe- Cold air intake, everything else stock! (The family car)
2000 Honda civic Hatchback- lowered, rota slip wheels. (My daily)

Tansman
Posts: 84
Joined: Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:34 am

Re: Big Single TURBO build ...LOADING

Post by Tansman » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:28 pm

After posting on the Facebook page, I learned my heads wouldn't work. And that meant my intake wouldn't work either. So I picked up this 2012 longblock yesterday for $250! It has a failed dod lifter. 170k miles on it. And it has the 243 heads that I need. Still praying that my cam and lifters survived in the 6.0
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2012 Chevy Caprice- VSR80 turbo, BTR stage 2, 3.45s, camaro wheels, meth injection (racecar/ weekend car)
2007 Honda Civic SI- Sedan- intake, exhaust, Skunk2 short shifter, shift bushings (wife's daily)
2005 Chevy tahoe- Cold air intake, everything else stock! (The family car)
2000 Honda civic Hatchback- lowered, rota slip wheels. (My daily)

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