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Forum: The Exhibit Hall 11-10-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 80,405
Posted By BlwnAway
I love the lake shot. The passing of a pet...

I love the lake shot.

The passing of a pet is always tough.

Face it, it's not the passing of a pet, it's the passing of a friend.
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
You definitely have to hold on to the steering...

You definitely have to hold on to the steering wheel....:D
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 69,161
Posted By BlwnAway
I absolutely love those, always impressed by the...

I absolutely love those, always impressed by the unique touches on the car.
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Here are the virtual Dyno comparisons I...

Here are the virtual Dyno comparisons I mentioned.

First is the direct comparison of the before and after tuning using the old Virtual Dyno settings from the earlier posting a few months ago.
...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Finally another update, the tuning has been...

Finally another update, the tuning has been coming along, but remote tuning the everyday and warm idle (the closed loop stuff) is a very slow process because of all the minor adjustments, esp now...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Well, weighed the car, Holy Carp cabrio's are...

Well, weighed the car, Holy Carp cabrio's are heavy....

Weight with me sitting in the car:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1890/42631398580_21b4d8c866_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27Xc4xs)
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Wanted to get an update in before the holiday...

Wanted to get an update in before the holiday weekend.
Tuning is coming along just fine, with weather and my work schedule there's been a few delays, but nothing out of the ordinary.

Received an...
Forum: Testing 08-29-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By BlwnAway
Sorry it took so long, I just started to use my...

Sorry it took so long, I just started to use my laptop only.
But yes, this works perfectly from a mobile device, still a pain, but it works.
Thanks
...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Well, it's been a while since an update. ...

Well, it's been a while since an update.
Everything is moving forward with only minor issues, but nothing more than expected.
The engine movement and radiator hose issue was an easy fix with the...
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Sundays work, the heat situation is sorted, while...

Sundays work, the heat situation is sorted, while the ceramic heat coating works well, it alone just isn't enough for the exhaust side of the turbo, so the addition of a turbo blanket, and a strip of...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
As a supplemental update to last weekend. ...

As a supplemental update to last weekend.
Vacuum system is now working perfectly. Ends up that with the turbo you want to either alleviate the crankcase/PCV from the system or add a vacuum pump....
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
No new pics, but did get some time this weekend...

No new pics, but did get some time this weekend after all, had to tap a second vacuum source from the Intake Manifold to run only brake booster, isn't as good as OEM, but works just fine (just a...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 06-02-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By BlwnAway
Unfortunately the only way besides pulling the...

Unfortunately the only way besides pulling the head is to reverse spin it, problem is, there's no taper on the finish end of taps, so it will take much careful alignment to get the threads to restart.
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Unfortunately I only ended up with 1 day to work...

Unfortunately I only ended up with 1 day to work on the car this past weekend, so didn't get near as much done as I wanted, but the car is together, and out of the carport, starts and idles perfectly...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
So, last weekend Good, Not so good, Good, WooHoo ...

So, last weekend Good, Not so good, Good, WooHoo

Good - Radiator came back from my fab guy, installed and everything fit properly, fired the car back up and all seemed well, but it was Sat night...
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By BlwnAway
Howdy....

Howdy....
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Just a short update, got everything mocked up...

Just a short update, got everything mocked up properly over the weekend and radiator should be back mid week, ready for install this coming weekend. That and the EGT gauge line will be run and...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 69,161
Posted By BlwnAway
Truly beautiful You have excellent taste in...

Truly beautiful

You have excellent taste in your details..
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Yea, my own fault, with work I only had weekends...

Yea, my own fault, with work I only had weekends and couldn't do much in the rain or snow because of the carport situation, that and my self imposed MOTD deadline got things a little rushed and it's...
Forum: Testing 05-10-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By BlwnAway
, I finally just got out the laptop and did it...

, I finally just got out the laptop and did it from the website, but even then it wasn't cut and dried, but at least I got it to work.

And yes I tried everything from the app, even compared exact...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,877
Posted By BlwnAway
Well, it's been about a year since my last...

Well, it's been about a year since my last update, so this will be a long one.
I was planning on having the new setup ready for MOTD this year but couldn't get done in time. So with that over and...
Forum: Testing 05-10-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By BlwnAway
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Forum: Motoring Events 05-04-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By BlwnAway
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Forum: Motoring Events 05-03-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By BlwnAway
I'm finally on my way, you'll start seeing my Mug...

I'm finally on my way, you'll start seeing my Mug (the long timers know) around Thurs afternoon.
Unfortunately couldn't get the car ready though.
Forum: Motoring Events 04-03-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By BlwnAway
You know you'll have plenty off offers to grab a...

You know you'll have plenty off offers to grab a couch or someone's floor.
Esp since we all know how easy you are....
:D
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